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Skating Where The Puck Was

Author : William J. Bernstein
ISBN : 0988780305
Genre : Asset allocation
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Covers navigating the global investment landscape and provides a way of thinking about diversification.

Skating On Skim Ice

Author : Richard Gartee
ISBN : 9780990676836
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Dick Gartee is a time traveler who has journeyed ninety-three years from the past—one day at a time. During the Great Depression, the only hockey puck in the neighborhood slides onto thin skim-ice and nine-year-old Dick heroically skates after it. When his father leaves his mother for another woman, plucky thirteen-year-old Dick takes a night job in a bakery to help his mother make ends meet. At seventeen, with World War II raging, he enlists in the Navy and rises from gunner mate to payroll and disbursements. By age twenty, the Navy trusts him with two million dollars cash. In the post-war years, he teaches himself engineering, builds factories, and designs manufacturing production lines and industrial robots. Elements of daily life that seemed ordinary to Dick are inconceivable to young people today. His biography provides context for key transformative eras of America’s recent past as Dick faces tribulations and joys with morality, humor, and humility. Younger readers will be astonished to learn how people managed before smartphones while older generations will smile as they recall anecdotes their parents shared. But no matter your age, you will be charmed by Dick’s story, and maybe you will discover some things you didn’t already know.

Outpacing The Competition

Author : Robert L. Cantrell
ISBN : 0470471050
Genre : Law
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Praise for Outpacing the Competition Patent-Based Business Strategy "Outpacing the Competition provides a useful IP management framework for rapidly evolving and inherently unpredictable R&D environments where companies are partners, customers, and competitors at the same time." –Marshall Phelps, Corporate Vice President for IP Policy & Strategy, Microsoft "Robert Cantrell's book Outpacing the Competition: Patent-Based Business Strategy?should be read by?anyone?involved in the practice of litigating or licensing patent rights or policymakers responsible for patent issues. Mr. Cantrell provides a cogent approach for applying decisional methodology and game theory to enhance the utilization and understanding of patent rights."–Bradley J. Olson, Esq., patent attorney, Washington, DC "Robert Cantrell makes a compelling case for using intellectual property as a core for building solid business strategy. He provides a unique and valuable perspective on competitive advantage, as delivered through patent-based business strategy. This is an excellent addition to anyone's business strategy arsenal." –Jeff Hovis, Managing Principal, Product Genesis, Innovation Genesis LLC "Robert truly treats patents and related intellectual property as both a weapon and a shield to help the reader use patents to out-maneuver global competitors of all kinds—the low-cost producer, the high-end innovator, etc. CEOs, attorneys, business and engineering professionals and the like will enjoy the military imagery and flavor provided by Robert. Thanks for clarifying how critical it is to have an understanding of patents in running a truly competitive global business today." –José W. Jimenez, Esq., Chief Intellectual Property Officer,AMS Research Corporation

Clinical Reasoning For Manual Therapists E Book

Author : Mark A Jones
ISBN : 9780702038129
Genre : Medical
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A practical text covering the theory and the practice of clinical reasoning skills for all physical therapists. Provides readers with activities to improve their own clinical reasoning within their own clinical setting. With a range of very high-caliber international contributors in the field of physiotherapy practice, this book gives the answers to the practitioner's question of how does one apply the theoretical knowledge involved in clinical reasoning to practice and how can one become a better practitioner as a result. * This book will provide readers with activities to improve their own clinical reasoning within their own clinical setting * Increase clinicians' awareness of the clinical reasoning process * Encourage clinicians' reflection of their own reasoning including factors that influence their reasoning, typical errors they may be making and how to promote skilled reasoning

Ice Dreams

Author : Beverly Scudamore
ISBN : 1550288121
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Maya decides not to follow her family's dream of becoming an Olympic figure skating champion to follow her own dream to play hockey.

The Lost Art Of The Great Speech

Author : Richard Dowis
ISBN : 9780814424896
Genre : Business & Economics
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"Splashy slides, confident body language, and a lot of eye contact are fine and well. But if a speech is rambling, illogical, or just plain boring, the impact will be lost. Now everyone can learn to give powerful, on-target speeches that capture an audience's attention and drive home a message. The key is not just in the delivery techniques, but in tapping into the power of language. Prepared by an award-winning writer, this authoritative speech-writing guide covers every essential element of a great speech, including outlining and organizing, beginning with a bang, making use of action verbs and vivid nouns, and handling questions from the audience. Plus, the book includes excerpts from some of history's most memorable speeches--eloquent words to contemplate and emulate."

What To Ask The Person In The Mirror

Author : Robert Steven Kaplan
ISBN : 9781422142745
Genre : Business & Economics
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Successful leaders know that leadership is less often about having all the answers—and more often about asking the right questions. The challenge lies in being able to step back, reflect, and ask the key questions that are critical to your performance and your organization’s effectiveness. In What to Ask the Person in the Mirror, leadership expert Robert Kaplan presents a process for asking the big questions that will enable you to diagnose problems, change course if necessary, and advance your career. He lays out areas of inquiry, including questions such as: Do I clearly articulate my vision and top priorities to my employees and key constituencies? Does the way I spend my time enable me to achieve my top priorities? Do I give subordinates timely and direct feedback they can act on? Do I actively seek feedback myself? Have I developed a succession roadmap? Is my organization’s design aligned with the achievement of its objectives? Is my leadership style still effective, and does it reflect who I truly am? Packed with real-life situations, this highly readable and practical guide helps you learn to ask the right questions—and work through the answers in ways that are right for you. By asking these questions, you can tackle the inevitable challenges of leadership as you craft new strategies for staying on top of your game.

Skating Today

Author : Marion Renick
ISBN : MINN:319510008909758
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Do Less Better

Author : J. Bell
ISBN : 9781137452788
Genre : Business & Economics
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Do Less Better teaches leaders how to recognize the complexity and inefficiencies within their businesses and reveals how they can simplify and streamline through specialization and sacrifice. According to Bell, a company's willingness to focus on a particular vision or identity ensures viability and strengthens its competitive edge.

Being Sloane Jacobs

Author : Lauren Morrill
ISBN : 9780375987120
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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Switching places with someone else has never been more fun than in this novel about following your dreams and finding your heart from the author of Meant to Be. Meet Sloane Emily Jacobs: a seriously stressed-out figure skater who choked during junior nationals and isn't sure she's ready for a comeback. What she does know is that she'd give anything to escape the mass of misery that is her life. Now meet Sloane Devon Jacobs, a spunky ice hockey player who's been suspended from her team for too many aggressive hip checks. Her punishment? Hockey camp, now, when she's playing the worst she's ever played. If she messes up? Her life will be over. When the two Sloanes meet by chance and decide to trade places for the summer, each girl thinks she's the lucky one. But it didn't occur to Sloane E. that while avoiding sequins and axels she might meet a hockey hottie—and Sloane D. never expected to run into a familiar (and very good-looking) face from home. It's not long before the Sloanes discover that convincing people you're someone else might be more difficult than being yourself. “Escaping from your own life and fitting perfectly—and hilariously imperfectly—into someone else’s? Who doesn’t fantasize about that? Morrill nails this unforgettable story full of twists and romance.”—Huntley Fitzpatrick, author of My Life Next Door "A twist on the identity-swap that's both cozily familiar and fresh . . . . sweetly uplifting."--Publishers Weekly "Enjoyable."--Kirkus Reviews “Sweet and satisfying.”--Booklist

Can J Appl Sport Sci

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ISBN : UCLA:31158005532923
Genre : Sports
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The Empty Net

Author : Michael David Lannan
ISBN : 9781412247016
Genre : Fiction
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A humorous account of the life and times of a young hockey player, Eddy Walsh in the pursuit of his dream to be a professional hockey player. Eddy struggles through childhood problems, arrests, deaths and injuries only to find the game was not what he expected.

Intentions And Intentionality

Author : Bertram F. Malle
ISBN : 0262632675
Genre : Psychology
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Highlights the roles of intention and intentionality in social cognition.

The Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Ice Skating

Author : Mark F. Heller
ISBN : PSU:000027336984
Genre : Skating
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Compiles facts on figure skating, pair skating, ice dancing, speed skating, and every ice-rink sport, offering up-to-date information on rules, judging procedures, and competition requirements and profiling outstanding skating stars

Tough Sh*t

Author : Kevin Smith
ISBN : 9781101554241
Genre : Humor
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That Kevin Smith? The guy who did “Clerks” a million years ago? Didn’t they bounce his fat ass off a plane once? What could you possibly learn from the director of “Cop Out”? How about this: he changed filmmaking forever when he was twenty-three, and since then, he’s done whatever the hell he wants. He makes movies, writes comics, owns a store, and now he’s built a podcasting empire with his friends and family, including a wife who’s way out of his league. So here’s some tough shit: Kevin Smith has cracked the code. Or, he’s just cracked. Tough Sh*t is the dirty business that Kevin has been digesting for 41 years and now, he’s ready to put it in your hands. Smear this shit all over yourself, because this is your blueprint (or brownprint) for success. Kev takes you through some big moments in his life to help you live your days in as Gretzky a fashion as you can: going where the puck is gonna be. Read all about how a zero like Smith managed to make ten movies with no discernible talent, and how when he had everything he thought he’d ever want, he decided to blow up his own career. Along the way, Kev shares stories about folks who inspired him (like George Carlin), folks who befuddled him (like Bruce Willis), and folks who let him jerk off onto their legs (like his beloved wife, Jen). So make this your daily reader. Hell, read it on the toilet if you want. Just make sure you grab the bowl and push, because you’re about to take one Tough Sh*t.


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ISBN : PSU:000019583747
Genre : Sports
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A Handbook Of Figure Skating Arranged For Use On The Ice

Author : George Henry Browne
ISBN : CHI:17169158
Genre : Figure skating
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The Hockey Drill Book

Author : Dave Lee Chambers
ISBN : 9781492586173
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 31. 19 MB
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The best-selling hockey drill book returns, bigger and better than ever! Now with 500 drills for all aspects of the game, The Hockey Drill Book, Second Edition, is a must-have for every coach and player! With more than 40 years at the junior, university, NHL, international, and World Championship levels, five-time Coach of the Year Dave Chambers has spent countless hours on the ice developing players at every level. Practice after practice, he puts drills to the test, compiling the best here in The Hockey Drill Book. Accompanied by step-by-step instructions, diagrams, illustrations, and coaching tips, the 500 drills cover essential skills for each position, offensive and defensive systems, pregame warm-ups, on-ice conditioning, and game-specific situations, including power plays, penalty killing, and face-offs. A collection of skill evaluation drills will help players and coaches identify strengths, weaknesses, and areas for improvement. Whether your goal is to raise your game or coach your team to the top, The Hockey Drill Book is the go-to resource. It’s the only drill book you’ll ever need.

Slap Shot Yesterday S Great Hockey Heroes

Author : Ross R. Olney
ISBN : 9781312267732
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Coaching Hockey For Dummies

Author : Don MacAdam
ISBN : 9780470676875
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 69. 2 MB
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The fun and easy way to coach youth hockey – no experience required! Hockey is growing in leaps and bounds around the world, but the demand for qualified coaches far outstrips availability. Moms and dads are being recruited to step in and assume the role of coach even with nothing more than feigned interest for credentials. Coaching Hockey For Dummies is ideally suited to meet these growing needs: its message is clear, the information thorough and user friendly, and it brings along a great attitude. For anyone new to coaching, Coaching Hockey For Dummies will provide an invaluable reference. Unlike other coaching books, which only cover what happens on the ice, Coaching Hockey For Dummies covers every aspect of hockey coaching, from what equipment a coach needs, to holding player-parent meetings, to the perfect drills to develop individual and team skills.

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