A rendezvous in a Notting Hill café, a mystery of the digits 6-6-6, a snapshot taken at the Christmas reception, a stranger, looking strangely familiar, and a coincidental encounter on a snowy yacht – what is it – a number of unconnected coincidences or meaningful signs in the lives of the two seemingly different yet so similar young people?
Great Myths of Aging looks at the generalizations and stereotypes associated with older people and, with a blend of humor and cutting-edge research, dispels those common myths. Reader-friendly structure breaks myths down into categories such as Body, Mind, and Living Contexts; and looks at myths from “Older people lose interest in sex” to “Older people are stingy” Explains the origins of myths and misconceptions about aging Looks at the unfortunate consequences of anti-aging stereotypes for both the reader and older adults in society
Essential tools busy managers need to get the best out of their teams and people People who manage people face a number of challenges, from keeping workers engaged and performing at a high level to dealing with absenteeism and bad behaviour in the workplace. In The People Manager's Toolkit, leadership and people management specialist Karen Gately offers a suite of practical tools for optimising staff performance and dealing with a wide variety of «people issues.» Avoiding all human resources jargon and complicated management theory, this straightforward how-to guide shows you practical everyday solutions to common problems. You'll learn to effectively leverage the tools to improve business results, whether your issue is getting people to do more than just the bare minimum, deciding on appropriate financial incentives, or any other issue that involves people and those who lead them. Written by the highly regarded founder of Ryan Gately, the specialist consulting practice on human capital management based in Melbourne, Australia Features practical, effective advice for dealing with and solving almost any people problem at work Includes real-world case studies that showcase the book's tools and tips in action Whether you just need a little help keeping your people motivated or you've got so many problems that you don't even know where to start, The People Manager's Toolkit gives you the strategies and solutions you need to solve virtually any issue.
Dr Nick Tremayne has always loved midwife Kate – and her son Jem. But when his real role in Jem’s life is revealed, will Nick be able to hold onto the people he cares most about?St Pirans:Part 1 – The Secret SonPart 2 – The Big MovePart 3 – Too Much At StakePart 4 – The WeddingPart 5 – Pregnant CinderellaPart 6 – Just Friends?Part 7 – Baby EmergencyPart 8 – Staying the NightPart 9 – A Family At LastStay tuned for more in the St Pirans series!
Take poker online the fun and easy way! Five years ago, 50 million people were playing poker recreationally or professionally. Now that number is more than 100 million, including a huge influx of young people. Online betting is up nearly four-fold over the past year, with total wagers running over $30 billion. Winning at Internet Poker For Dummies provides the lowdown on the hottest game around, highlighting the best sites and virtual games and showing how to make secure online bets. The book covers setting up an account, securing funds, navigating a basic online poker game, using Internet abbreviations and lingo, observing online poker etiquette, playing popular online poker games such as Texas Hold 'Em and Omaha, devising a winning strategy, and participating in tournaments.
The link between HRM and performance has become an important policy issue at both a national and a corporate level. HRM and Performance draws on the knowledge and expertise of a number of leading international scholars in the field of HRM to provide a comprehensive overview of the current state of HRM and identify fruitful directions for theory, research and practice. A central question throughout is – what's next for HRM and what are the keys to the future of managing people and performance?
This is a stylish and beautifully illustrated picture word book with flaps to lift to encourage counting skills and number recognition. Each themed page has plenty of flaps to lift with the number of objects or animals underneath. Flaps on the opposite page show the same number with an accompanying, delicately illustrated picture underneath. Themes include at the park, on the farm and in the garden.
AIDS is a contagious disease, currently incurable. Dozens of millions of HIV-positive are already registered worldwide, and each year this number grows. In recent years, AIDS/HIV became a major problem both for people from «risk groups», and for ordinary people. The book gives a number of important recommendations on how to suppress further expansion of this dangerous disease.