Bill James and Baseball Info Solutions team of analysts continue to pack in new content, including a fresh look at the continues rise and effectiveness of The Shift and a new breakdown of home runs and long flyouts. And, as always, the book forecasts fresh hitter and pitcher projections for those looking to get an early jump on the next season.
Published by: ACTA Sports | Publication date: 11/02/2018Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 600 pages
How to Pray with Boldness, Authority, and Supernatural PowerIn a world full of desperate need, we turn expectantly to prayer, hoping to witness the realities promised in Scripture. Most of us, however, seldom see the results we hope for. Why don't our prayers make more of a difference?Beginning with her own experiences of breakthrough, Jennifer Eivaz offers much-needed direction and the biblical context for prayer that does make a difference--explaining the intervention of angels and demons, prophetic manifestations, and much more. She helps believers take hold of their authority and spiritual giftings and use them in the battle for victory. The Kingdom principles and study questions will help every believer navigate the spiritual realm of prayer by using the tools that make it truly effective.
Published by: Chosen Books | Publication date: 06/07/2016Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 194 pages
The Due Diligence Handbook For Commercial Real Estate: A Proven System To Save Time, Money, Headaches And Create Value When Buying Commercial Real Estate
UPDATED THIRD EDITION There’s a HUGE problem in the commercial real estate business that nobody is talking about—DUE DILIGENCE. Failure proof your real estate investing by learning these essential principles.This book is a #1 Best Seller in commercial real estate books on Amazon. It is an easy-to-follow, proven step-by-step system that investors and real estate professionals use regularly while conducting their due diligence. It will help you to make informed, intelligent decisions when deciding whether to buy or NOT buy. You will learn how to avoid mistakes with costly consequences, create more value, and take decades off your learning curve with this essential information for buying investment property.Adhering to a proven system allows you to conduct due diligence faster, easier, and more efficiently, and you’re less likely to miss something. Here are just a few of the lessons you’ll learn:
- Negotiating the purchase and sale agreement – Discover what you MUST include in order to maximize your opportunities to negotiate further with the seller. (Super important to know.)
- Reviewing the leases – Not knowing what provisions to watch for could cost you dearly once you own it. Don't leave it up to chance that it will "work out."
- Uncovering hidden problems and issues – Sellers will NOT disclose these, so you need to know where to look for them. They will not "hand you a list of problems" about the property. Many of these issues could make or break your investment.
- Critical factors to consider during your financial analysis – A list of essential questions that MUST be addressed is included. Leaving these questions unanswered can be potentially devastating to an investment.
- Not over-paying – Make sure you’re getting all you deserve by getting credited fairly for items on the closing statement. This includes specific items to review with instructions on what to ask for to minimize your chances of getting taken advantage of and potentially losing big money.
- Physical and mechanical Inspection photos that show you what to look for and how to assess issues.
- Due diligence checklist
- Due diligence document checklist
- Sample tenant questionnaire – Lists essential questions that you should ask when conducting a tenant interview. This provides a wealth of information when done properly. Learn this or lose out.
Published by: Brian Hennessey | Publication date: 06/09/2015Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 150 pages
This concise guide by a leading New Testament scholar helps readers understand how to better study the multitude of Old Testament references in the New Testament. G. K. Beale, coeditor of the bestselling Commentary on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament, focuses on the "how to" of interpreting the New Testament use of the Old Testament, providing students and pastors with many of the insights and categories necessary for them to do their own exegesis. Brief enough to be accessible yet thorough enough to be useful, this handbook will be a trusted guide for all students of the Bible."This handbook provides readers with a wonderful overview of key issues in and tools for the study of the use of the Old Testament in the New. I expect it to become a standard textbook for courses on the subject and the first book to which newcomers will be directed to help them navigate through these sometimes complex waters."--Roy E. Ciampa, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
Published by: Baker Academic | Publication date: 09/01/2012Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 192 pages
The Service Culture Handbook: A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Your Employees Obsessed with Customer Service
Imagine you could develop a customer-focused culture so powerful that your employees always seem to do the right thing. They encourage each other, proactively solve problems, and constantly look for ways to go the extra mile.In short, imagine a workplace culture where employees were absolutely obsessed with customer service.The Service Culture Handbook is a step-by-step guide to help you develop a customer-focused culture in your company, department, or location. Whether you’re just beginning your journey, or have been working on culture for years, this handbook will prepare you to take the next step. You’ll receive actionable advice, straightforward exercises, and proven tools you can utilize immediately.Learn the one thing that forms the foundation of every great culture. Discover what customer-focused companies do differently to engage their employees. And explore ways to strategically align every facet of your organization with outstanding service.Creating and sustaining a customer-focused culture is a never-ending journey that takes hard work, dedication, and commitment. The Service Culture Handbook is an indispensable resource to help you and your employees stay headed in the right direction.Praise for The Service Culture Handbook:"The Service Culture Handbook provides the poignant inspiration and practical instruction for the difficult work of transforming a service culture into one that is distinctive, successful, and permanent." —Chip R. Bell, author of Kaleidoscope: Delivering Innovative Service That Sparkles"Though research continues to uncover the astonishing impact of customer-focused cultures on customer loyalty and business results, few organizations know how to get there. Jeff Toister unlocks that mystery through this practical (and fun to read!) guide to developing a culture that really works." —Brad Cleveland, founding partner and former CEO, International Customer Management Institute
Published by: Toister Performance Solutions, Inc. | Publication date: 04/02/2017Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 190 pages
***Selected as a CES 2018 Top Technology Book of the Year ***"Artificial intelligence" is the buzzword of the day. You've no doubt read your fair share of media hype either proclaiming doom and gloom where robots seize our jobs or prophesying a new utopia where AI cures all our human problems. But what does it actually mean for your role as a business leader? Applied Artificial Intelligence is a practical guide for business leaders who are passionate about leveraging machine intelligence to enhance the productivity of their organizations and the quality of life in their communities. If you want to drive innovation by combining data, technology, design, and people to solve real problems at an enterprise scale, this is your playbook. This book does not overload you with details on debugging TensorFlow code nor bore you with generalizations about the future of humanity. Instead, we teach you how to lead successful AI initiatives by prioritizing the right opportunities, building a diverse team of experts, conducting strategic experiments, and consciously designing your solutions to benefit both your organization and society as a whole. This book is focused on helping you drive concrete business decisions through applications of artificial intelligence and machine learning. Written with the combined knowledge of three experts in the field, Applied Artificial Intelligence is the best practical guide for business leaders looking to get true value from the adoption of machine learning technology.If you have questions such as... *What is artificial intelligence (AI)?*How do I distinguish true value from AI hype?*What are the best business use cases for AI established so far?*How do I identify the best business case for AI adoption and evaluate opportunities?*Should I build or buy an AI platform?*How do I find and recruit top AI talent for my enterprise?*How will incorporating AI into my business increase revenue or decrease costs?*How can I facilitate AI adoption within my company?... then this handbook provides you with answers.Who is this book for?* Managers and business professionals* Marketers, product managers and business strategists* Entrepreneurs, founders and startups team members* Consultants, advisors and educators* Engineers and data scientists who want to work with business unitsAnd everyone else who is interested in using artificial intelligence and machine learning to improve business processes.
Published by: TOPBOTS | Publication date: 06/02/2018Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 190 pages
A New York Times and million copy bestseller, the classic handbook on reading aloud to children—revised and updatedRecommended by “Dear Abby”, The New York Times and The Washington Post, for three decades, millions of parents and educators have turned to Jim Trelease's beloved classic to help countless children become avid readers through awakening their imaginations and improving their language skills. Now this new edition of The Read-Aloud Handbook imparts the benefits, rewards, and importance of reading aloud to children of a new generation. Supported by delightful anecdotes as well as the latest research, The Read-Aloud Handbook offers proven techniques and strategies—and the reasoning behind them—for helping children discover the pleasures of reading and setting them on the road to becoming lifelong readers.
Published by: Penguin Books | Publication date: 06/25/2013Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 380 pages
*The perfect book for those welcoming a new puppy into their homes this Christmas.*Pippa Mattinson, dog-training specialist, tells you everything you need to know about training and caring for your new puppy. From preparing the house and garden before the puppy arrives, to introducing your new friend to all the family (including children and other animals), and solving problems like crying, night waking, feeding, upset stomachs, biting, chewing and jumping up, this book is packed with all you need to know as a puppy owner.
Published by: Ebury Digital | Publication date: 04/03/2014Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 224 pages
Written "by residents, for residents" and reviewed by expert faculty at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Lauren Kahl, MD and Helen K. Hughes, MD, MPH, The Harriet Lane Handbook, 21st Edition, remains your #1 source of pediatric point-of-care clinical information. Updated and expanded content, as well as increased online coverage, keeps you fully current with new guidelines, practice parameters, and more. Easy to use, concise, and complete, this is the essential manual for all health care professionals who treat children.
Trusted by generations of residents and practitioners, offering fast, accurate information on pediatric diagnosis and treatment. The trusted and comprehensive Pediatric Drug Formulary updated by Carlton K. K. Lee, PharmD, MPH, provides the latest in pharmacologic treatment of pediatric patients. Modified outline format ensures you’ll find information quickly and easily, even in the most demanding circumstances.
- Updated and expanded content includes relevant laboratory workup for genetic conditions; sexually transmitted infections and pelvic inflammatory disease; nail disorders and disorders of pigmentation; treatment of acne; and fever of unknown origin, lymphadenopathy, and viral infections.
- Expanded coverage of pediatric procedures, including more ultrasound and ultrasound-guided procedures.
- Restructured "Fluids and Electrolytes" chapter helps you perform rapid calculations at the bedside.
Published by: Elsevier | Publication date: 08/29/2017Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 1272 pages
The Adweek Copywriting Handbook: The Ultimate Guide to Writing Powerful Advertising and Marketing Copy from One of America's Top Copywriters
Great copy is the heart and soul of the advertising business. In this practical guide, legendary copywriter Joe Sugarman provides proven guidelines and expert advice on what it takes to write copy that will entice, motivate, and move customers to buy. For anyone who wants to break into the business, this is the ultimate companion resource for unlimited success.
Published by: Wiley | Publication date: 05/18/2009Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 362 pages