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The Crossroads Of Should And Must

Author : Elle Luna
ISBN : 9780761184201
Genre : Self-Help
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Who hasn’t asked the question “How can I find and follow my true calling?” Elle Luna frames this moment as “standing at the crossroads of Should and Must.” “Should” is what we feel we ought to be doing, or what is expected of us. “Must” is the thing we dream of doing, our heart’s desire. And it was her own personal journey that inspired Elle Luna to write a brief online manifesto that, in a few short months, has touched hundreds of thousands of people who’ve read it or heard Elle speak on the topic. Now Ms. Luna expands her ideas into an inspirational, highly visual gift book for every recent graduate, every artist, every seeker, every career changer. The Crossroads of Should and Must has a universal message—we get to choose the path between Should and Must. And it gives every reader permission to embrace this message. It’s about the difference between jobs, careers, and callings. The difference between going to work and becoming one with your work. Why knowing what you want is often the hardest part. It gives eye-opening techniques for reconnecting with one’s inner voice, like writing your own obituary (talk about putting life in perspective). It talks about the most common fears of choosing Must over Should—money, time, space, and the ultimate fear: total vulnerability—and shores up our hesitation with inspiring stories of and quotes from the artists and writers and thinkers who’ve faced their own crossroads of Should and Must and taken the leap. It explains the importance of mistakes, of “unlearning,” of solitude, of keeping moving, of following a soul path. Presented in four chapters—The Crossroads, The Origin of Should, Must, and The Return—inspired by the hero’s journey outlined by Joseph Campbell, The Crossroads of Should and Must guides us from the small moment, discovering our Must, to the big moment—actually doing something about it, and returning to share our new gifts with the world.

Ukraine At The Crossroads

Author : Axel Siedenberg
ISBN : 3790811890
Genre : History
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Axel Siedenberg, Lutz Hoffmann 1 The specificity of transformation in Ukraine When the Soviet empire collapsed in the very early 1990s, the new era that dawned was commonly given the name 'transformation', implying the systemic change from socialism towards some form of market economy. Almost ten years later, 'the' transformation process does not exist any more; instead, a whole variety of transformations are taking place in Eastern Europe and the CIS: Whereas some countries are heading towards EU membership (e. g. Poland), others are still pondering on what economic system to adopt (e. g. Russia) and yet others have rejected a market-oriented transformation outright (e. g. Belarus). Within this variety of transformations, Ukraine clearly stands out as a specific case: Whilst initially considered to be one of the stronger post-Soviet Republics, it descended into economic depression in 1992 and has hardly recovered since; on the other hand, once considered to be a potential centre of ethnic unrest and political instability, it has turned into a democratic, peaceful civil society that is firmly establishing itself within the new European and world order. This book takes a critical look at economic reform in Ukraine as compared to other East European and CIS countries. Our hypothesis is that Ukraine is going through a transformation process peculiar to itself, which can be traced at both macroeconomic and microeconomic level.

The Pharmacist At The Crossroads Of New Health Risks An Indispensable Partner For Their Management

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ISBN : 9287144044
Genre : Pharmacists
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This publication contains the speeches and conclusions of a seminar held in October 1999, which looked at the role of the pharmacist as a co-guarantor of health security. The first theme was health challenges of the 21st Century, which included the safety of new therapies, the pharmacists role in risk management and the problems of the counterfeiting of drugs. The second theme concerned the challenges of the new technologies both the dangers of selling drugs over the internet and the opportunities of increased networking professional information. The final theme looked at the risks of the new technologies and the ways that the pharmacist could add value. The conclusions of the seminar will serve as the framework for a Resolution of the Council of Europe's Committee of Ministers.

Global Trading System At The Crossroads

Author : Dilip K. Das
ISBN : 9781134510405
Genre : Business & Economics
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Beginning with a detailed discussion of the World Trade Organisation and the Uruguay Round and its achievements, this book delves into the causal factors behind the failure to launch the new round of multilateral trade negotiations in Seattle in December 1999. Dilip K. Das tries to determine the precise point reached by the global trading system and map out a way forward, exploring the likely items to be included in the agenda for the new round of multilateral trade negotiations and provides contours for a post-Seattle global trading system. This book provides an excellent overview of the contemporary global trading system and will be very useful to advanced students and professional economists. It will also greatly benefit policy makers and active participants in trade and global diplomacy.

Animal Health At The Crossroads

Author : National Research Council
ISBN : 9780309092593
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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The confirmed case of "mad cow" disease (BSE) in June 2005 illustrates the economic impact of disease outbreaks, as additional countries closed their markets to U.S. beef and beef products. Emerging diseases also threaten public health--11 out of 12 of the major global disease outbreaks over the last decade were from zoonotic agents (that spread from animals to humans). Animal Health at the Crossroads: Preventing, Detecting, and Diagnosing Animal Diseases finds that, in general, the U.S. animal health framework has been slow to take advantage of state-of-the-art technologies being used now to protect public health; better diagnostic tests for identifying all animal diseases should be made a priority. The report also recommends that the nation establish a high-level, authoritative, and accountable coordinating mechanism to engage and enhance partnerships among local, state, and federal agencies, and the private sector.

Health And Healthcare At The Crossroads Of Business And Society

Author : Edward Yagi
ISBN : 9782364561106
Genre : Business & Economics
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O n March 6-7, 2014 the Council on Business & Society organized its second International Forum at the Keio Business School in Tokyo, Japan. The Forum welcomed 250 members, researchers, non-governmental organization representatives, politicians, and students, who came together to discuss issues related to health and healthcare management. These included the major importance of the role of corporations in employee health, the impact of technology and innovation in healthcare, and the challenges that an aging society present to health and healthcare around the world. The Council aims to find approaches to examine the most pressing societal issues, and in so doing create a bridge between society and business schools that will allow them to work together efficiently to create relevant and sustainable solutions. Focusing exclusively on financial results and performance can lead to important issues related to society being overlooked, such as ecological sustainability, energy management, corporate governance and – healthcare. The Council believes that it is the responsibility of the leading business schools in the world to ensure that future business leaders consider the impact business has on society.

Corporate Governance At The Crossroads

Author : Marleen Willekens
ISBN : 9789050954693
Genre : Law
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Since Enron and assorted scandals, trust cannot be restored without transparency. The new rules and guidelines that have emerged so far-like SOx in the US, various EU initiatives, or Belgium's 2002 Corporate Governance Act and its 2004 Code on Corporate Governance-mainly relate to corporate governance and external auditing, and much less to a direct reform of actual corporate disclosure requirements related to performance. The issue discussed in this book is the effectiveness of four traditional corporate governance mechanisms (board of directors, audit committee, internal control and audit, external audit) as monitoring and (to a lesser extent) entrepreneurial devices. We review what the empirical literature has been reporting regarding this issue. We also take stock of contemporary governance practice for Belgian listed companies. Last but surely not least we report on about twelve hours of round-table discussions about governance and trust held with Belgian and international luminaries from business and academia. Many of the cause-and-effect relations that one tends to take for granted turn out to be empirically undetectable, while many cures may be worse than the underlying diseases. For example, there is no univocal international evidence that board independence leads to better performance or corporate decisions. And as far as the Belgian evidence is concerned, for example, more board meetings seem to be associated with less transparency, instead of more. Equally puzzling, the Belgian evidence is not that favourable with respect to effectiveness of audit committees, whilst it is more favourable regarding the effectiveness of the internal audit function. Given this and much more evidence regarding the effectiveness of governance mechanisms, this book is a genuine must to anybody involved in the design or implementation of the trustrestoring measures that are being taken now.

Central Banking At A Crossroads

Author : Charles Goodhart
ISBN : 9781783083046
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book reflects on the innovations that central banks have introduced since the 2008 collapse of Lehman Brothers to improve their modes of intervention, regulation and resolution of financial markets and financial institutions. Authors from both academia and policy circles explore these innovations through four approaches: ‘Bank Capital Regulation’ examines the Basel III agreement; ‘Bank Resolution’ focuses on effective regimes for regulating and resolving ailing banks; ‘Central Banking with Collateral-Based Finance’ develops thought on the challenges that market-based finance pose for the conduct of central banking; and ‘Where Next for Central Banking’ examines the trajectory of central banking and its new, central role in sustaining capitalism.

At The Crossroads

Author : Jacques Kornberg
ISBN : 9781438409542
Genre : History
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A founding father of modern Israel, Ahad Ha-am (1856-1927) was one of the shapers of the contemporary Zionist consciousness. His career spanned the era of Russian Jewry’s nationalist awakening. During the last decade of the nineteenth century, he was the leading theorist of the Russian Zionist movement. Afterwards, he was overshadowed by Theodore Herzl, who imposed his own stamp on Zionism. With the failure of Herzl’s diplomacy and his early death in 1904, Russian Zionists abandoned Herzl’s priorities and gradually refashioned the program of the Zionist organization in their own image. More than anyone else, Ahad Ha-am provided the ideological authority for this shift. Until At the Crossroads, there were no up-to-date studies of Ahad Ha-am. This long-awaited collection includes 14 essays by internationally known scholars in modern Jewish history and literature. The essays range from studies of Ahad Ha-am as a literary stylist, his role in the revival of Hebrew, his political thought and activity, his debates with famous contemporaries about the Jewish future, and the reinterpretation of his ideas by his Zionist disciples. The overall picture presented by this book is a new image of Ahad Ha-am—far less Westernized and far more embedded in the nineteenth-century Jewish and Russian cultural milieu than was previously thought.

Criminal Justice At The Crossroads

Author : William R. Kelly
ISBN : 9780231539227
Genre : Social Science
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Over the past forty years, the criminal justice system in the United States has engaged in a very expensive policy failure, attempting to punish its way to public safety, with dismal results. So-called "tough on crime" policies have not only failed to effectively reduce crime, recidivism, and victimization but also created an incredibly inefficient system that routinely fails the public, taxpayers, crime victims, criminal offenders, their families, and their communities. Strategies that focus on behavior change are much more productive and cost effective for reducing crime than punishment, and in this book, William R. Kelly discusses the policy, process, and funding innovations and priorities that the United States needs to effectively reduce crime, recidivism, victimization, and cost. He recommends proactive, evidence-based interventions to address criminogenic behavior; collaborative decision making from a variety of professions and disciplines; and a focus on innovative alternatives to incarceration, such as problem-solving courts and probation. Students, professionals, and policy makers alike will find in this comprehensive text a bracing discussion of how our criminal justice system became broken and the best strategies by which to fix it.

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