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How Executives Fail

By Lee Thayer
  • Writer : Lee Thayer
  • Isbn : 1462836356
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Number of Pages : 232
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Review Counts : 559
  • Book Compatibility : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Pdf : how-executives-fail.pdf

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This little book is the only instruction book youll ever need about how to avoid failing by default. Youll learn how to fail on purpose, with dash and aplomb. Youll meet many familiar peoplepeople you will immediately recognizein these pages. Here and there, you might catch a glimpse of yourself.

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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
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  • Number of Pages : 288
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
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  • Pdf File: i-miss-you-when-i-blink.pdf

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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Isbn Code : 1681195801
  • Number of Pages : 432
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Reviews : 292
  • Pdf File: tower-of-dawn.pdf

Book Excerpt:

In the next installment of the New York Times bestselling Throne of Glass series, follow Chaol on his sweeping journey to a distant empire. Chaol Westfall has always defined himself by his unwavering loyalty, his strength, and his position as the Captain of the Guard. But all of that has changed since the glass castle shattered, since his men were slaughtered, since the King of Adarlan spared him from a killing blow, but left his body broken. His only shot at recovery lies with the legendary healers of the Torre Cesme in Antica--the stronghold of the southern continent's mighty empire. And with war looming over Dorian and Aelin back home, their survival might lie with Chaol and Nesryn convincing its rulers to ally with them. But what they discover in Antica will change them both--and be more vital to saving Erilea than they could have imagined.

INDIAN FEMDOM COMPILATION - Serving an Indian Goddess, and the Garima Madam series!

By Mike Watson
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Mike Watson
  • Isbn Code : N.a
  • Number of Pages : 450
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reviews : 205
  • Pdf File: indian-femdom-compilation-serving-an-indian-goddess-and-the-garima-madam-series.pdf

Book Excerpt:

This compilation includes the ENTIRE two novels of the famous "Serving an Indian Goddess" series - - and the COMPLETE – and very well received indeed “Garima Madam’s bitch” series. SEVEN BOOKS FOR THE PRICE OF ONE!- Serving an Indian Goddess (parts 1, 2 and 3!)- Serving an Indian Goddess (Sequels 1 and 2!- Garima Madam’s bitch - Garima Madam – The PREQUEL!If there ever was a Mike Watson "reader" to GRAB - THIS IS IT!