A BBC Radio full-cast dramatization of the first book in JRR Tolkien's classic Lord of the Rings trilogy. Brian Sibley's famous 1981 adaptation, starring Ian Holm and Michael Hordern, has been divided into three corresponding parts, with newly-recorded beginning and end narration by Ian Holm (who plays Frodo in this and Bilbo in the feature films).
The Christmas season is supposed to be full of joy, but not for Mark Smart. Life had dealt him one blow after another until one snowy November night, when he finds a beautiful young woman who will change his life forever. Macy Wood has little memory of her birth parents, and memories she'd rather forget of her adopted home. A Christmas ornament inscribed with the word "Noel" is the only clue to the little sister she only vaguely remembers, a clue that will send her and Mark on a journey to reclaim her past, and her family.
On July 20, 1969, the world stood still to watch 38-year-old American astronaut Neil Armstrong become the first person ever to step on the surface of another heavenly body. Perhaps no words in human history became better known than those few he uttered at that historic moment.
Upon his return to earth, Armstrong was honored and celebrated yet largely misunderstood. Access to private documents and sources yields this in-depth, authorized biography of an elusive American celebrity -- a portrait of a great but reluctant hero who will forever be known as history's most famous space traveler.
What are the most important things
in your life? Do they get as much care, emphasis, and time as you'd like
to give them? Far from the traditional "be-more-efficient" time-management
book with shortcut techniques, First Things First shows you how to look
at your use of time totally differently. Using this book will help you create
balance between your personal and professional responsibilities by putting
first things first and acting on them.
Unlock Your Full Potential For Success. You have the ability, right now, to accomplish more than ever before. In this powerful, practical program, Brian Tracy shows you how to plot your course to greater achievement. Life is a journey, and as with any other journey, you have to do more than just think happy thoughts about where you want to go. You need clear goals, plans, and schedules to get from wherever you are today to wherever you want to be in the future. You need a flight plan that you use to guide you on your way.
The Focus workshop presents an engaging and inspirational learning experience about personal and professional focus and accomplishment. You'll learn how to identify -- and focus -- on the tasks and priorities that matter most so that you can deliver maximum results every day.
You'll learn to turn the things you have to do into the things you want to do. Dr. Covey and master facilitator Steve Jones introduce you to the FranklinCovey workshop that has already helped 10 million people become more productive.
Bonus: resource-packed software.
Bestselling author Alan Furst creates a thrilling saga of everyday people forced by their hearts' passion to fight in the war against tyranny. ~ Paris, a winter night in 1938: a murder/suicide at a discreet lovers' hotel. But this is no romantic tragedy -- it's the work of the OVRA, Mussolini's fascist secret police. In the desperate politics of Europe on the edge of war, a foreign correspondent is a pawn, worth surveillance, or blackmail, or murder. The story of a secret war fought in elegant hotel bars and first-class railway cars, in the mountains of Spain and the back streets of Berlin, The Foreign Correspondent is Alan Furst at his absolute best -- taut and powerful, enigmatic and romantic.
With Pimsleur language courses, you will quickly learn to speak French and understand it as well. You're not just learning "phrases" with the Pimsleur method, you're acquiring essential, conversational language skills! You'll be thrilled to discover you can hold real conversations in your new language. Dr. Pimsleur devoted his life to language teaching and was one of the world’s leading experts in applied linguistics. Session 1 contains audio lessons 1-5, a user's guide, and reading lesson 1. Listen to lesson 1 FREE
Audio (2.5 hours)
Retail price $29.95
From Good To Great: 10 Little-Known Techniques to Transform Your Speech
Speaking Strategies that will take your Speech from Simple to Scintillatingly Superb! Award-winning speaker and in-demand speech coach Patricia is in fine form in this action-packed session before 150 professional speakers. You will hear her best advice after 25 years of studying how to have impact on the platform. Learn how to Start, don't waffle, Stand still, Structure, Stop, Stories, Sound bite, Silence, Shorter sentences, Specificity, and more.
How to create Joy & Passon in your Workplace and Career! Drawing on his own experience and the success stories of others, Veeck shows how fun, creativity and passion can bring out the best in an organization and an individual. The Fun Is Good philosophy of effective team building applies to everyone, whether you're the CEO or lower on the totem pole. You'll see how laughter & fun can be the key to making a floundering business profitable and jump starting a stalled career.
Research by communication expert Tony Alessandra reveales some specific qualities that all powerful and influential people demonstrate. Now, you can learn to develop these qualities through Tony's innovative system: How to gain power and influence with people. Discover ways to strengthen your people skills, become a master of charisma, make a powerful impression, and more.
From the spectacle of gladiatorial combat to the intrigue of the Senate, from the foreign wars that created an empire to the betrayals that almost tore it apart, the Emperor novels tell the remarkable story of the man who would become the greatest Roman of them all: Julius Caesar. The Gates of Rome introduces an ambitious young man facing his first great test. In the city of Rome, a titanic power struggle is about to shake the Republic to its core. Citizen will fight citizen in a bloody conflict -- and Julius Caesar will be in the thick of the action. Book 1 of the Emperor Series.
George Foreman knows what it's like to get knocked down -- in the ring and in life -- and he knows how to get back up again. Two-time heavyweight boxing champion of the world, he knows what it takes to succeed. George has a wealth of life experience to share. Hear what he has to say about taking advice, being afraid of change, getting older, learning from your mistakes, determination, marriage, and children. Most importantly, you'll learn how to get up off the canvas when life knocks you down.
With Pimsleur language courses, you will quickly learn to speak German and understand it as well. You're not just learning "phrases" with the Pimsleur method, you're acquiring essential, conversational language skills! You'll be thrilled to discover you can hold real conversations in your new language. Dr. Pimsleur devoted his life to language and was one of the world’s leading experts in applied linguistics. Session 1 contains audio lessons 1-5, a user's guide, and reading lesson 1. Listen to lesson 1 FREE
Put your career on the fast track with practical, proven, simple and effective ways to help you take control of your career. Learn the secrets and strategies used by the highest paid people in every business to maximize your own strengths, make yourself more valuable, and become virtually indispensable to your company. Develop the discipline and determination you need to get more done, earn the respect of co-workers and bosses, move rapidly up the career ladder, and find more satisfaction and fulfillment in your job.
Yesterday's method's for staying on top just don't work in today's fast-paced environment of stress, constant interruptions, and technology glitches. Management consultant, David Allen, teaches that your productivity is directly proportianal to your ability to relax, set clear priorities, and unleash your creative potential. Learn to apply the "do it, delegate it, defer it, drop it" rule and to reassess goals to stay focused. This entertaining and thought-provoking program shows you how to pick up the pace without wearing yourself down.
Everyone in sales knows how to
sell--if they can get to the buyer. But in today's selling climate, the
road between seller and buyer is frequently blocked with layer after layer
of objections, distractions, and delays. Now, America's #1 Corporate Sales
Trainer shares his proven techniques for getting through all that interference
to make the sale.
This classic program on the art
of negotiating was developed by the Harvard Negotiation Project. Straightforward
and universally applicable, you'll learn methods for negotiating personal
and professional disputes without getting taken, and without getting angry.
Step-by-step, proven strategies guide you to mutually acceptable agreements.
Learn to separate people from the problem, focus on interests, not positions,
and create solutions that satisfy both parties.
Based on the finest
tools, techniques, and principles in Tony Robbin's best-seller, Awaken
the Giant Within, he now offers daily inspirations and small actions
(exercises) that will compel you to take giant steps forward in your quality
of life. Giant steps contains 365 different sections of quotes, challenges,
and exercises -- one for each day of the year. Begin now to use these principles
in your daily life.
The year is 1763. Gideon Seymour, cutpurse and gentleman, hides in dense underbrush from the villainous Tar Man. Suddenly the sky peels away like fabric and from the gaping hole fall two curious-looking children. Peter Schock and Kate Dyer have fallen straight from the twenty-first century, thanks to an experiment Kate's father was running with an antigravity machine. Soon they are swept into a journey through eighteenth-century London, over the routes of notorious highwaymen, and even into King George's palace and form a bond that, they hope, will stand strong in the face of unfathomable treachery. Historical detail comes alive in this time-travel tale in the tradition of Mark Twain.
Nathan Hurst hated Christmas. For the rest of the world it was a day of joy and celebration; for Nathan it was simply a reminder of the event that destroyed his childhood until a snowstorm, a cancelled flight and an unexpected meeting with a young mother and her very special son would show him that Christmas is indeed the season of miracles.
An inspiring and heartwarming tale that teaches powerful principles of success. The Go-Giver tells the story of an ambitious young man named Joe who yearns for success. He learns that changing his focus from getting to giving-putting others' interests first and continually adding value to their lives-ultimately leads to unexpected returns. Sure to become a classic, this is a must-have program for anyone in business.
The Go-Giver took the business world by storm with its message that giving is the most fulfilling and most effective path to success—but some have wondered how the story's lessons stand up to the tough challenges of everyday, real-world business. Burg and Mann answer that question using real-life examples and illustrations in this practical guide that makes giving the cornerstone of a powerful and effective approach to selling.
Marcus Buckingham jump-started the Strengths movement that is now sweeping the work world. Now, he answers the ultimate question: How can you actually apply your strengths for maximum success at work? You'll discover the hidden dimensions of your strengths through a six-step, six-week experience that will help you identify your real strengths. Learn the simple steps to push your time at work toward those activities that strengthen you, and how to cut out those that don't. Join the strengths movement, and thrive.
Thousands have started with nothing and achieved great success. Now, renowned leader Brian Tracy presents the essential principles you need to know to make your dreams come true. Here is the simple, powerful, and effective system for setting and achieving goals: accomplish any goals you set for yourself—no matter how big.
In volume III of the How to Stay
Motivated series, Zig focuses on goals. 97% of people do not have a goals program--fear, poor self-image, never being sold, and lack of know-how stand between most people and their goals. With characteristic stories, wit and enthusiasm, Zig sets the stage for successful goal-setting. He gives you concrete methodology to set any goal--and achieve it! You can overcome adversity and live your dreams. Download sessions one hour at a time for only $9.47
Capturing the inspirational and insightful heart of Joel Osteen, this collection of 10 of Joel's most popular sermons is a distinctive and effective mix of personal experience and biblical perspectives on real-world challenges, including: Developing a Habit of Happiness, The Power of our Thoughts, Having a Positive Vision, Developing Loyalty and Integrity, Finding the Courage to be Different, and more. You are uniquely and wonderfully made. You are God's masterpiece. You were created for greatness.
Since Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi published his groundbreaking book Flow more than a decade ago, world leaders, sports figures, and business professionals alike have been inspired by the book. In today's corporate upheaval, a new business paradigm is evolving. While many CDOs are being exposed for their greed, truly visionary leaders believe in a goal that benefits themselves as well as others. This is a must-have program for leaders and business professionals.
She was my first kiss. My first love. She was a little match girl who could see the future in the flame of a candle. She was a runaway who taught me more about life than anyone has before or since. And when she was gone my innocence left with her. The experience of that winter has grown on my soul like ivy climbing the outside of a home, growing until it begins to tear and tug at the brick and mortar. This much I know: too many things were kept secret in those days. Things that never should have been hidden. And things that should have.
Respected business thinker, productivity and effectiveness guru, Dr. Stephen R. Covey, joins executive career coach and change consultant, Jennifer Colosimo, to teach you how to create your ultimate job
and make an extraordinary contribution. This is a complete handbook for anyone seeking a job or a more fulfilling career. Great Work Great Career provides steps and tools for becoming indispensable in the work you choose.
The No-Excuses Truth to Understanding Guys! You really like this guy, but he’s giving mixed messages. So, you make excuses, decide he’s confused, afraid of commitment. This audio educates otherwise smart women on how to tell when a guy just doesn't like them enough, so they can stop wasting time making excuses for a dead-end relationship. You deserve a man who truly loves you and not one that you must must constantly make excuses for. Provocative, hilarious, and liberating, this audio can help you figure him out.
The Healing Mind System 2CD Set works by blending inaudible pulses of sound that mirror the brainwave pattern of the HEALING MIND STATE into a soothing musical soundtrack. As you listen, your own brainwaves begin to reflect this same powerful brainwave pattern, drawing you easily into this restorative state.
On its surface, Bruner is no different from any other peaceful town in rural, northern Wisconsin, but all is not what it seems. In the days and hours before an ominous approaching snowstorm, local sheriff Paul Summers struggles to cope with a strange series of events, including the arrival of a mysterious group of criminals, the suspicious disappearance of a fellow townsperson, and rumors of evil cult activity, not to mention difficulties at home. When a former lover is murdered under extraordinary circumstances, Paul must race to find the guilty party-while he himself is a suspect.
Break through creative blocks and unlock your creative potential with Hidden Wisdom. This revolutionary program helps to remove unconscious blocks and allow new ideas to breakthrough into consciousness, generating new ideas and motivating you to maximize your creative and artistic potential. Dr. Glauberman utilizes Hypno-Peripheral Processing, or HPP, a dynamic
technology that puts the tremendous and largely untapped power of your
subconscious mind into your hands. more