Manage your workload, delegate effectively, motivate your staff, and get the job done with Essential Managers: Project Management. Use step-by-step and "Ask yourself" features to initiate projects and manage your budgets. Learn to delegate effectively and evaluate success with the help of "In focus" panels and case studies. Define project briefs, identify stakeholders, and build effective project teams.
From cinema's earliest days, being scared out of your wits has always been one of the best reasons for going to the movies. From B-movie bogeymen and outer space oddities to big-budget terrors, Monsters in the Movies by horror film maestro John Landis celebrates the greatest monsters ever to creep, fly, slither, stalk or rampage across the Silver Screen. Landis also surveys the historical origins of archetypal monsters, such as vampires, zombies and werewolves, and takes you behind the scenes to discover the secrets of the special-effects wizards who created such legendary frighteners as King Kong, Dracula, the Alien, and Freddy Krueger. Monsters in the Movies by John Landis is filled with t...
Your holiday starts here From hill-top towns to renaissance masterpieces, this essential guide reveals all you need to know about Florence and Tuscany. Unique cutaway maps and 3D models will take you round some of Italy's finest architecture and hidden natural treasures. Recommendations for authentic trattorias where you can sample the local fare will ensure you return to this wonderful region.
Total Tractor! is all about tractors--from exciting vintage tractors and farming machines to the latest state-of-the-art John Deere. Galleries of colorful tractors of every kind and all their amazing attachments are interspersed with stunning images of tractors in action. There's a complete history of tractors from steam tractor to diesel, and many makes, such as Massey Ferguson, are shown in fascinating detail. Crazy contests such as tractor pulling are also featured. Total Tractor! is the must-read book for any child who is passionate about tractors.
Teach your kids about yoga and mindfulness with this mindful yoga activity book. Yoga activities are a great way to teach children about relaxation, meditation, and peace--while having fun at the same time. This book is packed with yoga activities for kids and mindful games. Kids can stretch into tree pose, bend into butterfly pose, learn how to make a mindfulness jar, and find out why and how we should stretch through a series of fun yoga poses and sequences. With more than 50 poses and activities, Yoga for Kids has everything you need to know about yoga for children. Children are guided through each pose, to make sure they achieve maximum fun and mindfulness in their yoga practice. Parents are given notes on each pose, to let them know what benefits it brings and how to stay safe. Yoga for Kids shows that supporting a child's positive mental health doesn't need to be expensive, time-consuming, or difficult. Poses and activities help children to de-stress, focus, and get moving while having fun.
The Politics Book clearly and simply explains more than one hundred groundbreaking ideas in the history of political thought. Using easy-to-follow graphics and artworks, succinct quotations, and thoroughly accessible text, The Politics Book elucidates the theoretical foundations-as well as the practical applications-of political thought, making abstract concepts concrete. The Politics Book includes innovative ideas from ancient and medieval philosophers ranging from Confucius and Thomas Aquinas to revolutionary thought leaders such as Thomas Jefferson and Leon Trotsky. The voices that have shaped modern politics today, from Mao Zedong to Malcolm X, are also included, giving anyone with an in...
Amazing discoveries and inventions of the last eight years bring this new edition of 1,000 Inventions and Discoveries up to date. Uncover the stories behind 1,000 remarkable inventions and discoveries that have shaped our world, from making fire to the gadgets of the 21st century. This revised and updated edition brings this comprehensive review of humanity's greatest ideas up to date. It is packed with discoveries and innovations in science, space, technology, transportation, medicine, mathematics, and language, along with a history timeline.
Packed with witty illustrations, clear graphics, and inspirational quotes, The Shakespeare Book is the perfect primer to the works of William Shakespeare. Every work is covered, from the comedies of Twelfth Night and As You Like It to the tragedies of Julius Caesar and Hamlet. With detailed plot summaries and a full analysis of the major characters and themes, this is a brilliant, innovative exploration of the entire canon of Shakespeare plays, sonnets, and other poetry.
This four-volume reference offers the lay reader information about important aspects of the sciences, arts, practical skills, organization, essential functions, and historical traditions of the public health field.
Whether you are planning to visit a city, a region or a country, DK’s foolproof ‘Eyewitness’ approach makes learning about a place a pleasure in itself. All the traditional guidebook subject matter is covered—descriptions of sights, opening times, hotels, restaurants, shopping, entertainment, phrase books etc— but, with the help of specially commissioned illustrations and maps, DK makes essential information easy to access and quick to absorb. No other guides explain the history of a place as clearly in words and pictures. DK Eyewitness Travel Guides—the best guides ever created. Argentina's vibrant, wonderfully idiosyncratic capital, Buenos Aires, is the third largest city in La...