Your Portable Empire

If you have a firm grasp on who you are—as a marketer, copywriter, author, or musician—you can speak with your authentic ... if you're telling your story in your voice, it's going to ring true and people are going to want to hear it.

Author: Pat O'Bryan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118039238

Category: Business & Economics

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Praise for Your Portable Empire "In a sea of snake oil and get-rich-quick nonsense about fast money on the Internet from people who haven't really done it, O'Bryan's book is a ship of sanity to an island of commonsense e-commerce? This works." —Mark Joyner, Wall Street Journal bestselling author of Simple.ology "The Internet has leveled the playing field, making it possible for anybody to start a business. O'Bryan, however, has given us the easy-to-follow instruction manual on how to first discover your niche and then build it into a big enterprise that can run itself from almost anywhere-all from his successful and proven formulas. A great book for anybody serious about a better quality of life." —Joseph Sugarman, Chairman, BluBlocker Sunglass Corporation "This amazing book can free all working people to make money doing what they truly love!" —Dr. Joe Vitale, author of The Attractor Factor and Zero Limits "I know O'Bryan as a friend and colleague. He has painstakingly put together a book, with no frills or fanfare, that straight-up shares his hard-won wisdom. May I urge you to get it and read it? Not only will you enjoy it-but once you act on what you learn, you can profit mightily as well. Why? Because what's in this book lets you stop making the victim's compromise on a daily basis-and start doing the victory dance, whenever you want!" —David Garfinkel, author of Advertising Headlines That Make You Rich "O'Bryan lives the portable empire, running his business from a laptop with a cigar and a glass of fine wine. There is no one better to be your guide as you create your own, because he's laid out every step for you in his inspiring and easy-to-read book. There is no need to be chained to a desk or locked in a cubicle, and your business can take you far beyond your kitchen table with the blueprint O'Bryan shares from his own successful journey." —Craig Perrine, www.maverickmarketer.com "Freedom-O'Bryan's new book makes you understand exactly how to obtain it and create the lifestyle of your dreams. Anyone who can go from being a dead-broke musician living in a mobile home to generating six figures in a single month is worth reading." —Bill Hibbler, coauthor of Meet and Grow Rich

A Line in the Ice

“I didn't mean to cause offense, but I have critical information and you do not want to hear it. ... And if I'm not jumping through hoops to hear your bedtime stories, it might be because my toes are still numb, you sound like you've ...

Author: Jamie Craig

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 9781426896828

Category: Fiction

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Bloodthirsty monsters are emerging from the Antarctic ice, the same creatures that once stalked the battlegrounds of World War I. Back then, a group of soldiers valiantly fought off the beasts—and were never seen again. A century later, an elite military squad stands between civilization and the mysterious return of the enemy. Captain Charlie Weller thinks she's seen everything—until a man crawls out onto the ice, barely alive and muttering about a place called Illyria. Lysander Davies claims to be the descendant of one of the missing soldiers. He insists the monsters are actually gentle creatures, under the control of beings far, far more dangerous... Drawn to the stranger, Charlie believes his stories and agrees to help him. But they both know nothing can come of their feelings for one another, for the only way to save earth is for Lysander to return to Illyria and close the rift behind him, forever... 96,000 words

On Teaching Band Notes from Eddie Green

I know that everything works with the harmonic series as the basis, and if you don't set up the harmonic series ... sound from the bathroom and want to hear that same sound in a regular room, you have to create what you want to hear.

Author: Mary Ellen Cavitt

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 9781495017322

Category: Music

Page: 200

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(Instructional). "There is only one Eddie Green and, without question, his name is permanently etched in band history." On Teaching Band includes: An extensive, insightful interview with Eddie Green on his early career and development of his teaching methods Comprehensive, step-by-step techniques for all aspects of beginning wind instruction Guidelines for organizing a band program Tips on resumes, interviews, and securing a position Practical advice on relationships with administrators, parents,and colleagues

The Burning Side

It also allowed her to be excited about becoming a mom. When they ... Jason asked, then added quickly, “You sure don't look like you could be a grandma. ... Jason was downstairs and she didn't want him to overhear her talking about him.

Author: Jacqueline Richardson

Publisher:

ISBN: 9780989397421

Category: Fiction

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When Bree Wilson and her husband, Jason, purchase their first home in a small Michigan town, they are enchanted by its 19th century charm and character. Soon after moving in, however, Bree begins to have strange and terrifying encounters with an unknown entity. As supernatural activity in the home begins to spiral out of control, Bree discovers that she is pregnant, and her unborn child becomes the target of paranormal attacks. With the help of an old diary and a quirky medium named Cora, Bree and Jason race to uncover the truth behind the haunting, and in the process, they unearth a long-buried family secret that threatens their very existence.

If It Ain t One Thing

You sure you don't need no money? I know you're struggling. You need to let that woman of yours go. All she's doing is keeping you broke and busted.” “You sound like my mama now.” “If I'm saying shit like Jolene, I must know what the ...

Author: Cheryl Robinson

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101210222

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

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A serious relationship isn’t the main thing on Porter Washington’s mind. At least not after he leaves his girlfriend when he learns her baby isn’t his. Who needs it? He’s a fine Detroit firefighter, and women practically throw themselves at him. But something’s missing in his life. Something that will take a near-fatal beating for Porter to find. The mother of two children by different men, Winona Fairchild has made more than her share of mistakes in life—a fact her father never lets her forget. But now she’s coming home from Texas to try to get things right. She’s got a great new job, her own house, a fledging Tiger Woods in her son—and a devastating secret that could destroy it all. It’s a small world—even in a city as big as Detroit. Can their pain and regret fade into the past and their futures look as bright as day? “A gifted writer, one of the best among contemporary African-American novelists on the scene today.”—Book Remarks

Compulsion

The ones who wanted to make sure I knew it.” “Not every psychiatrist-patient interaction is a love match,” I said. Hallissey looked directly at me. “I don't mean to step out of line, but it doesn't sound like you want to hear any of ...

Author: Keith Russell Ablow, MD

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 9781429901109

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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Dr. Frank Clevenger, a brilliant forensic psychiatrist, is eager to leave the world of the criminally insane behind-until he receives a chilling phone call. Close friend and former colleague North Anderson, now the Chief of Police on the exclusive island of Nantucket, is desperate for help in solving a shocking case: One of the infant twin daughters of billionaire Darwin Bishop has been murdered in her crib at the family's estate. The suspected killer is her adopted brother Billy, and investigators believe that the fugitive teenager has targeted the surviving twin. But as Clevenger maps the Bishop family's psychological layers he uncovers some disturbing revelations that lead him to believe Billy may be innocent. The Bishops are a deeply troubled family. As charming as he is ambitious and cruel, Darwin seems determined to protect his son-but is he actually trying to railroad him? Why does Garret, Bishop's other son, despise his father so intensely? Is beautiful Julia Bishop a mother grieving for her murdered child or a manipulative seductress with a dark secret to hide? As Clevenger fights to protect the innocent and hunt down the guilty, aspects of the case begin to collide with demons from his own past. After a life-threatening attack the forensic psychiatrist knows he must penetrate the killer's psychosis in order to identify him before the Bishop family-and Clevenger himself-become the next victims. Using his mastery of psychiatry, Clevenger lays a trap to reveal the murderer in an unforgettable finale.

Coming Up To Light

The only person who's going to like you is somebody who doesn't like you either. ... Let's let this marinate for a minute. What do You want me to do, God? How do You ... Anything that You want to speak to me, I want to hear it.

Author: Dr. Gene Herndon

Publisher: Aion Multimedia Publishing

ISBN: 9780997604603

Category: Religion

Page: 188

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As we mature as believers there is a call upon our lives that we must continue to grow in our faith by walking in more light, that is revelation and understanding of who and what God is and who we are in respect of our faith. This call to walk in light is potholed with incorrect and deceiving doctrine that is designed to blind us from the light or keep us from the light entirely. Dr. Gene Herndon utilizes the Word of God to share with us how we can come up to the light and walk in the light so that we can and will experience greater degrees of revelation, understanding and victories.

Can t You Talk Louder God

Mysteriously, God sounds much like you—since He speaks to you in your own language,which is why Peter thought he was ... The single most common misconception among those who want to hear God speak is that when they finally learn to hear ...

Author: Steve Shultz

Publisher: Destiny Image Publishers

ISBN: 9780768422658

Category: Religion

Page: 184

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"How many times have you felt God is trying to speak to you and yet you feel like you're hearing nothing? Who hasn't asked, "God, can't you talk louder? I just want to know what to do!" The reality is that all of God's sheep, in every denomination, already hear God's voice - every day!" "Steve Shultz uncovers the many Scriptures "hidden in plain sight," as he likes to say. These clear, yet often forgotten passages contain easy answers to the questions you've asked, or wish you could ask, about hearing God's voice." "Learn how you can tune in to what God has to say personally to you! You don't even have to believe in prophecy. It's not the term "prophecy" that's the problem, but how it's defined."--Back cover.

THE ANATOLIAN

So I send you. You I hope will speak American like American. Now it seems you are tricky criminal character. How I can trust you again? ... You know what hamal does when somebody cheats him like you do me? ... “I don't want to hear it.

Author: Elia Kazan

Publisher: Knopf

ISBN: 9780307807304

Category: Fiction

Page: 436

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In his powerful new novel, Elia Kazan takes up the life of the young Greek from Anatolia whose early years he chronicled in his first and highly acclaimed novel, America America, giving us the story of a man caught between two worlds and fighting to make a place for himself within them. We enter the story of 1909. Stavros Topouzoglou—Joe Arness to his American friends—is meeting the freighter that has brought his family to America. This day marks the culmination of a lifetime of responsibility. Steeled by his harsh life, proud and resourceful, he has nonetheless been governed by the age-old rules of filial duty: putting aside his own needs and desires, he obediently took on the fulfillment of his father’s dream of safety and salvation for their family. For a decade he has worked to bring his family to America—an America that has hypnotized and motivated him with its promise of money and power and privilege. But as the family disembarks there is one person missing: his father is dead. Suddenly, Stavros is caught between two powerful and opposing influences. On one side is his family: seven brothers and sisters and his mother look to him for guidance, strength, and support, drawing him back into the ways and tenets of the “old” country. On the other side, the bright-seeming, golden possibilities of the “new” world of America, possibilities that Stavros has only glimpsed from afar, but that he has determined to attain. Stavros is not prepared for this clash of cultures, nor for the emotional turmoil it produces in him. He has always believed that through sheer will and energy he could achieve anything, but now even his ferocious, unswerving drive cannot sustain him. And so we see him dutifully assume the patriarchal position in the family, only to witness the foundation of family devotion, respect, and love broken down by the terrifying yet heady exigencies of this new life. We see Stavros passionately drawn to Althea Perry, imagining her to be a key to his acceptance into the society he yearns for, but finding instead that she is a constant reminder of the obstacles he must continually face and the sacrifices of pride he must be prepared to make. We see Stavros slowly ingratiating himself with Fernand Sarrafian—the man he most admires, the man with the kind of power Stavros wants for himself—only to learn that Sarrafian’s power is tainted with greed, deceit, and an almost total lack of humaneness. We see how often Stavros must invoke the words his father said to him as a boy: “If you don’t allow yourself to feel it, the shame does not exist.” We see him confronted by his brother—just returned from fighting for a Greater Greece—whose words to Stavros reverberate with both love and accusation: “I’m thinking of you at night. What you were once, what you are now . . . When we first came here, I was so proud of you . . . Now all you care about is how to make money.” And it is these words that finally force Stavros to acknowledge the devastating impurities in his dream of an American life, to see how completely he’s lost himself in his blind attempt to attain that dream. And he is compelled to devise a plan by which he can redeem not only himself, his family, and the memory of his father, but also—even if only in the smallest measure—the love for his homeland that he begins to feel with renewed fervor and empassioned dedication. In the story of Stavros, Elia Kazan not only gives us a vividly wrought picture of one man’s struggle to understand his dreams, but he reveals, as well, what it has meant for the immigrant to confront America, and, more importantly, what it has meant for him to confront himself in this seductive, yet often inimical, culture.

Time Sense Belongs This Curse

“Well we'll hear it when we hear it,” Panda shifts; his armour rustling. "You know, you don't have to speak like that though. You can speak how you want." "We've had this conversation many times, friend. I choose to speak how I want, ...

Author: Montetré

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9781105994388

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