Persuasion is a seductive and elusive skill to master, and one that comes with tremendous power. Who wouldn't want to be able to talk anyone into doing anything they want? Well, there's good news and there's bad news about that. The good news is persuasion is something you can learn with the help of this book! The tips, tricks, and techniques in this guide will serve as the perfect introduction to persuasion and then you can start influencing everyone around you and exerting your new powers. This book will guide you through: Techniques to influence human behavior using persuasion, influence, mind control Practical exercises to improve your skills! This book teaches you the psychology behind persuasion. You'll learn how to apply techniques to your own life so that you can influence people's thoughts, emotions, and behaviors in any situation. 1. Language: English. Narrator: John Steele. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/096963/bk_acx0_096963_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Kylie Jenner is an American reality television personality, socialite, and model. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, she is best known for appearing on the E! reality television series Keeping Up with the Kardashians. In 2012, she collaborated with the clothing brand PacSun, along with her sister Kendall, and created their own line, Kendall & Kylie. Their sci-fi novel, Rebels: City of Indra, was released in 2014. Time magazine named the Jenner sisters in "The 25 Most Influential Teens of 2014" for their considerable influence among teens on social media. She appeared on the same list the following year. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Denese Steele. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/063284/bk_acx0_063284_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Dynamic Romanian multimillionaire Nicolae Carpathia's sphere of influence steadily grows as he parlays his looks, charm, charisma, and intellectual brilliance into success in business and politics. But is it mere coincidence that those who oppose or offend him suffer to the point of death? Meanwhile, a young Buck Williams begins his journalistic career. Pilot Rayford Steele gains more responsibility at work and at home. Scientist Chaim Rosenzweig begins work on a secret formula that could change the world. All three go about their daily lives, unaware of each other or of the powerful young man from Romania. Around the world, the stage is being set for the cataclysmic event that will change the world forever. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Steve Sever. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/tynd/000100/bk_tynd_000100_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Dynamic Romanian multi-millionaire Nicolae Carpathia's sphere of influence steadily grows as he parlays his looks, charm, charisma, and intellectual brilliance into success in business and politics. But is it mere coincidence that those who oppose or offend or even slight him suffer to the point of death?Pan-Con Airlines captain Rayford Steele has settled into an uneasy truce with his wife while worrying that he has already ascended as far as he can in his career. But when he is tapped for consultation by the CIA and the Defense Department, his star begins to rise as well.Cameron Williams becomes a celebrated journalist, his career skyrocketing from an Ivy League education to newspaper reporter, then columnist, then magazine feature writer.Three lives inexorably destined to intersect at the most pivotal moment in the history of mankind. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Steve Sever. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/tynd/000041/bk_tynd_000041_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia merges science with human concerns and ideals, examining the universe’s influence in our everyday lives and ultimate fates through relationship between past and present, order and disorder and the certainty of knowledge. Set in an English country house in the year 1809-1812 and 1989, the play examines the lives of two modern scholars and the house's current residents with the lives of those who lived there 180 years earlier. Includes an interview with Steven Strogatz, the author of Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos and professor at the Cornell University School of Theoretical and Applied Mathematics. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring: Kate Burton as Hannah Mark Capri as Chater Jennifer Dundas as Thomasina Gregory Itzin as Bernard Nightingale David Manis as Cpt. Brice Christopher Neame as Noakes and Jellaby Peter Paige as Valentine Darren Richardson as Augustus Kate Steele as Chloe Serena Scott Thomas as Lady Croom Douglas Weston as Septimus Directed by John Rubinstein. Recorded at the Invisible Studios, West Hollywood. Arcadia is part of L.A. Theatre Works’ Relativity Series featuring science-themed plays. Major funding for the Relativity Series is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to enhance public understanding of science and technology in the modern world. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kate Burton, Mark Capri, Jennifer Dundas, Gregory Itzin, Christopher Neame, Peter Paige, Douglas Weston. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pf/latw/000237/pf_latw_000237_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Brought to you by Penguin.Winner of the Everyman Wodehouse Prize 2016.A comic masterpiece about love, art, greed and the banking crisis, from the author of Skippy Dies.What links the Bank of Torabundo, www.myhotswaitress.com (yes, hots with an s, don't ask), an art heist, a novel called For Love of a Clown, a four-year-old boy named after TV detective Remington Steele, a lonely French banker, a tiny Pacific island, and a pest control business run by an ex-KGB man? You've guessed it....The Mark and the Void is Paul Murray's madcap new novel of institutional folly, following the success of his wildly original breakout hit, Skippy Dies. While marooned at his banking job in the bewilderingly damp and insular realm known as Ireland, Claude Martingale, is approached by a down-on-his-luck author, Paul, looking for his next great subject. Claude finds that his life gets steadily more exciting under Paul's fictionalizing influence; he even falls in love with a beautiful waitress. But Paul's plan is not what it seems-and neither is Claude's employer, the Bank of Torabundo, which inflates through dodgy takeovers and derivatives-trading until-well, you can probably guess how that shakes out.The Mark and the Void is a stirring examination of the deceptions carried out in the names of art, love, and commerce - and is also probably the funniest novel ever written about a financial crisis. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Charlie Anson. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/pauk/000618/bk_pauk_000618_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Property is theft. This quote is perhaps one of the most widely known phrases delivered by Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, a man known as the father of anarchy. In The Philosophy of Misery, he examines the nature of economy and gives his thoughts about the subversive influence of capitalism. Before the rise of corporate giants, Proudhon recognized the potential for the state and the economy to enslave humanity to profit and accumulation. He recognized the dangers of consumerism more than a century before it became evident as the dominant global paradigm. Running against the grain of politics and every conceivable form of authority, he stood for the right of a person to choose his or her own fate and governance. The Philosophy of Misery is a text that boldly confronts the dogma of capitalism and offers an alternative. Proudhon sought to provide a solution to the problems of economy and society that came from reason and respected the inherent liberty of humanity. A summary precedes the narration of the full text, giving a biography of the author and background information on the work. Also included are an overview, a synopsis, and an analysis. The summary is concluded with an examination of the historical context, criticisms, and social impact of Proudhon's work. Proudhon's thoughts form the bridge that links philosophy and economy. An understanding of his work is essential for lovers of philosophy who wish to move their knowledge from theory to practicality. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Carrie Steele. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/029011/bk_acx0_029011_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The sprint start has been a topic of investigation for many researchers, since it is considered to be one of the most important phases that directly affect sprint performance (Coh et al.,1998, Harland & Steele, 1977, Helmick, 2003). Generally, each research has focused on a single critical aspect related to the efficiency of the start and expressed recommendations on ways to maximize that aspect. Therefore, the purpose of the present study is a cross-sectional analysis among young elite sprinters: - to study joint kinematics of the sprint start including the first two consecutive steps. - to analyze the electromyographic activity of the lower extremity muscle with respect to fast and slow muscle fiber recruitment (wavelet analysis). - to investigate the starting block dynamics. - to identify the velocity and acceleration of the sprinters during a 30 m sprint run. - to investigate the influence of age, gender and other selected anthropometric variables on sprinting performance.
Alcohol Myopia theory (Steele & Josephs, 1990) states that the behavior of intoxicated individuals is disproportionally influenced by the most salient cues in a given situation. Alcohol leads to higher goal commitment if the desirability is salient, despite low chances of success (Sevincer & Oettingen, 2009). The reverse is true if low chances are made salient (Sevincer, Oettingen, & Lerner, 2012). We wanted to explore if the difference between the effects of alcohol intoxication and a placebo on gambling persistence could depend on the salience of the potential high jackpots and the low chances of attaining those. Furthermore, this study set out to test if peoples' dispositional sensitivity to reward should influence gamblers persistence. Intoxicated subjects (vs. sober) filled out a BIS/BAS-scale (Carver & White, 1994) and performed a gambling task. Those primed with a salient low winning chance played significantly less trials than equivalently primed sober persons. We did not find an effect of reward sensitivity. The results have practical implications for reducing gambling behavior under the influence of alcohol.