Addressing the pervasive longing for meaning and fulfillment in this time of crisis, Nature and the Human Soul introduces a visionary ecopsychology of human development that reveals how fully and creatively we can mature when soul and wild nature guide us. Depth psychologist and wilderness guide Bill Plotkin presents a model for a human life span rooted in the cycles and qualities of the natural world, a blueprint for individual development that ultimately yields a strategy for cultural transformation. With evocative language and personal stories, including those of elders Thomas Berry and Joanna Macy, this book defines eight stages of human life - Innocent, Explorer, Thespian, Wanderer, Soul Apprentice, Artisan, Master, and Sage - and describes the challenges and benefits of each. Plotkin offers a way of progressing from our current egocentric, aggressively competitive, consumer society to an ecocentric, soul-based one that is sustainable, cooperative, and compassionate. At once a primer on human development and a manifesto for change, Nature and the Human Soul fashions a template for a more mature, fulfilling, and purposeful life - and a better world. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Matthew Josdal. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/tant/009007/bk_tant_009007_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Dior and His Decorators is the first work on the two interior designers most closely associated with Christian Dior. Like the unabashedly luxurious fashions of Dior´s New Look, which debuted in 1947, the interior designs of Victor Grandpierre and Georges Geffroy infused a war-weary world with a sumptuous new aesthetic - a melding of the refined traditions of the past with a wholly modern sense of elegance. Author Maureen Footer recounts the lives and work of this influential trio, illustrated with a trove of evocative vintage photographs. Grandpierre designed Dior´s first couture house, creating not only the elegantly restrained look of the salons but also the template for the Dior brand, including typeface, logo, and packaging. Both Grandpierre and Geffroy (who worked independently) designed the interior of Dior´s townhouse. After the couturier´s untimely death in 1957, Grandpierre and Geffroy went on to design salons for other couturiers, as well as homes for the likes of Yves Saint Laurent, Marcel Rochas, Gloria Guinness, Daisy Fellowes, and Maria Callas.
The companion workbook to Dartmouth Professor Sydney Finkelstein´s acclaimed Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent.Superbosses explained how industry legends like football Coach Bill Walsh, television executive Lorne Michaels, restaurateur Alice Waters, and fashion pioneer Ralph Lauren find, nurture, and lead employees. Now, The Superbosses Playbook shows listeners how to apply the tactics of these ´´superbosses´´ in their own organizations.The Superbosses Playbook features assessments, case studies, and exercises designed to help anyone recruit talent, lead performance, inspire teams, and even part with great people like a true superboss. For instance, Finkelstein includes assessments of your superboss score and templates for interviewing and evaluating new hires. This workbook will help you learn and apply the secrets of iconic business leaders.Includes a bonus PDF of Playbook Exercises and Worksheets. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Alan Winter. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/peng/004333/bk_peng_004333_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Powerprofitsuniversity.com presents the Power Profits! Vending Machine Business Startup System by Dan Howe, proudly celebrating over a decade in print. In this book you´ll learn how you (or even your kids) can startup a small business for around $100 and grow it to passively produce well over six figures a year while you play! If you have been looking for a solid and dependable way to earn a stable second income, (or even replace your main one) you are in the right place! According to IRS statistics, the average vending machine business owner earns over $100,000 a year! In this book you´ll learn a simple system for growing wealth that has transformed thousands of lives and has been featured in numerous trade publications, as well as television and radio programs, throughout north America, standing the test of time. Written in a basic, no-hype, no-nonsense fashion, the Power Profits! Vending Machine Business Startup System is the ultimate guide to starting a successful passive income-producing small business. Everything you need is right inside, presented in an easy-to-implement and easy-to-follow step by step business plan template that anyone can copy to produce amazing results month after month, year after year. Subjects covered inside include: The five main checkpoints to building a lifetime fortune Building a workable business plan Taking aim at your financial target Watching the road signs Understanding return on investment Getting the best machines for the least money Setting your goals Building a winning business team Sourcing suppliers Identifying potential locations What to do when you find your potential locations Why you need website What to look for and what to avoid Getting started Symbiotic marketing simplified 1. Language: English. Narrator: Rich Grimshaw. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/037696/bk_acx0_037696_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The Economics of Poetr y takes an innovative approach to the genre of Neo-Latin poetry, encompassing the entire process of poetic production, from composition and physical realization to the formal presentation to the honorand. This process was not predicated upon post-Romantic ideas of inspiration and originality, but rather upon the need to produce literary works in a timely fashion, often (though not exclusively) dependent upon the realities and exigencies of the contemporary political situation. Applying this approach across more than three centuries of literary production, this volume analyses the techniques employed and developed by authors all around the world to reduce the effort of poetic composition, streamline its production and facilitate its presentation when time was a crucial factor in success. To reveal the efficient techniques which authors employed in order to meet their deadlines, each essay focuses on a variety of works by the same writer and examines the full context of their production. The re-use and recycling of previous texts and rhetorical templates - and even the re-dedication of previously presented manuscripts - emerges as a central and essential modus operandi in response to the strict dictates of fast production.
The story of Oscar Wilde´s landmark 1882 American tour explains how this quotable literary eminence became famous for being famous. On January 3, 1882, Oscar Wilde, a 27-year-old ´´genius´´ - at least by his own reckoning - arrived in New York. The Dublin-born Oxford man had made such a spectacle of himself in London with his eccentric fashion sense, acerbic wit, and extravagant passion for art and home design that Gilbert & Sullivan wrote an operetta lampooning him. He was hired to go to America to promote that work by presenting lectures on interior decorating. But Wilde had his own business plan. He would go to promote himself. And he did, traveling some 15,000 miles and visiting 150 American cities as he created a template for fame creation that still works today. Though Wilde was only the author of a self-published book of poems and an unproduced play, he presented himself as a ´´star´´, taking the stage in satin breeches and a velvet coat with lace trim as he sang the praises of sconces and embroidered pillows - and himself. What Wilde so presciently understood is that fame could launch a career as well as cap one. David M. Friedman´s lively and often hilarious narrative whisks us across 19th-century America, from the mansions of Gilded Age Manhattan to roller-skating rinks in Indiana, from an opium den in San Francisco to the bottom of the Matchless silver mine in Colorado - then the richest on earth - where Wilde dined with twelve gobsmacked miners, later describing their feast to his friends in London as ´´First course: whiskey. Second course: whiskey. Third course: whiskey´´. But, as Friedman shows, Wilde was no mere clown; he was a strategist. From his antics in London to his manipulation of the media - Wilde gave 100 interviews in America, more than anyone else in the world in 1882 - he designed every move to increase his renown. There had been famous people before him, but Wilde was the first to become famous for being famous. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Robert Blumenfeld. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/021516/bk_adbl_021516_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Invitations provide the perfect personal touch for everything from private events to opening nights. You´re Invited! is the definitive guide to this versatile and charming medium. We all love to be invited. The wedding of a relative; a friend´s garden party; the launch of a new fashion label. Whether private party or corporate affair, a special occasion deserves a special invitation. You´re Invited! provides alluring invitations fashioned with hand-lettering techniques, fine paper choices, innovative printing methods, and more. Carefully crafted, the examples within span the spectrum from the whimsical to the elegant: a wedding invitation takes inspiration from the board game Jumanji with a detail of dice inviting all to join the adventure of matrimony; Rifle Paper Co. designs notepads to shoes with the owner´s own wedding being the catalyst for her creative business venture; and Aurora Creative Studio thrives on creativity and eschews templates. Brands are allowed a freedom of expression through the intimate nature of an invitation. Clients enjoy receiving tokens from corporate affairs or garden parties. Friends treasure a handmade reminder for years to come. You´re Invited! welcomes you to open, and even push, the envelope.
Technical Sourcebook for Designers is completely devoted to preparing aspiring and professional apparel designers for the growing demand for technical design skills in the apparel industry. This comprehensive compilation presents technical design processes and industry standards that reflect current apparel production and manufacturing practices. Lee and Steen provide a holistic perspective of the role of technical design in apparel production, including such considerations as selection of fabrics, finding seasonal fashion trends, garment construction, and fit evaluation, all in the context of meeting the needs of the target consumer with cost-effective decisions. This edition includes a new section on real-life fit problems and solutions, more information on essential math for designers (such as grading and costing) plus coverage of product lifecycle management (PLM) and sustainability. An all new Chapter 8 on Sweater Product Design explores sweater design and manufacturing. More than 200 new images and newly added color in illustrations to show relevant design details. With versatile coverage of a variety of product categories including women´s wear, menswear and knitwear, this text gives students essential tools to develop specification sheets and technical packages for specific markets. Introducing Technical Sourcebook for Designers STUDIO--an online tool for more effective study! ~Study smarter with self-quizzes featuring scored results and personalized study tips ~Review concepts with flashcards of terms and definitions and image identification ~Practice your skills with editable style flats in Adobe Illustrator and Corel Draw that can be imported into blank tech pack templates to create your own tech packs ~Enhance your knowledge with industry standards for seams and stitches and costing spreadsheets ~Access downloadable images of photos and figures from the book, clip art, and examples of completed tech packs This bundle includes Technical Sourcebook for Designers 2nd Edition and Technical Sourcebook for Designers STUDIO Access Card.