The collapse of America´s credit markets in 2008 is quite possibly the biggest financial disaster in U.S. history. Confidence Game: How a Hedge Fund Manager Called Wall Street´s Bluff is the story of Bill Ackman´s six-year campaign to warn that the $2.5 trillion bond insurance business was a catastrophe waiting to happen. Branded a fraud by the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times and investigated by Eliot Spitzer and the Securities and Exchange Commission, Ackman later made his investors more than $1 billion when bond insurers kicked off the collapse of the credit markets. * Unravels the story of the credit crisis through an engaging and human drama * Draws on unprecedented access to one of Wall Street´s best-known investors * Shows how excessive leverage, dangerous financial models and a blind reliance on triple-A credit ratings sent Wall Street careening toward disaster Confidence Game is a real-world ´´Emperor´s New Clothes,´´ a tale of widespread delusion and one dissenting voice in the era leading up to the worst financial disaster since the Great Depression. Christine Richard is a reporter with Bloomberg News whose work has been recognized by The New York Press Club and The Newswomen´s Club of New York.
Barry and Iris face the ultimate parenting test when Team Flash battles Spin, a savvy millennial armed with meta tech, and a dangerous agenda for their daughter, Nora. Ralph is feeling defeated until an unlikely source issues a challenge to help boost his confidence.
We all have times when we feel nervous or not quite good enough, some people have a lack of self-esteem that makes them feel worthless or stops them from doing things they want to do. In this live presentation, the UK´s leading lifecoach Pete Cohen will take you through some simple but highly effective steps to help you feel comfortable in any situation. Self confidence is a state of mind; it´s a habit - a habit that people who are comfortable in their own skins have practiced. A habit is simply a behaviour that is learnt and practiced and the good news is, you can learn it too. The fact is everyone is both physically and emotionally imperfect and this doesn´t make us bad or worthless - were just human. During this presentation Pete will show you how to: Accept yourself and appreciate who you are Master your emotions and stop self-sabotage Stop self-criticism and remove negative thoughts Change the way others think about and perceive you, - Be comfortable in your own skin And most importantly let Pete help you feel and be good enough by create the self you want. www.sortyourlifeout.com 1. Language: English. Narrator: Pete Cohen. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/sp/sylo/000005/sp_sylo_000005_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Boost your confidence and self esteem, handle fear of rejection, learn powerful body language, feel great about yourself.Do you have situations when lack of confidence and social skills prevents you from taking important actions that could positively impact your life? You may know exactly what you need to do, but you are simply afraid. First of all, there is nothing to be ashamed of. Actually, most people struggle with confidence to some extent, and I used to be one of them. The good news is that being confident is just another skill you can learn.Here is a preview of what you´ll learn: Confidence: How to find and keep itStop procrastinating nowIncrease self-confidence and banish self-doubtThe power of being positiveAttract the positive people into your lifeKeep track of your achievementsMaking it real with visualizationsConfidence and achieving ultimate successAnd basically everything you need to know about confidence 1. Language: English. Narrator: Nick Dolle. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/132250/bk_acx0_132250_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Boost your confidence and self esteem, handle fear of rejection, learn powerful body language, and feel great about yourself.Do you have situations when lack of confidence and social skills prevents you from taking important actions that could positively impact your life? You may know exactly what you need to do, but you are simply afraid. First of all, there is nothing to be ashamed of. Actually, most people struggle with confidence to some extent and I used to be one of them. The good news is that being confident is just another skill you can learn. Here´s a preview of what you´ll learn:How to build your self confidence Bad habits you need to stop to improve your work life Self improvement - Are you doing it right? How you can achieve your inner peace How to think of yourself as beautiful when life is in turmoil Remember this why you need to do these 5 things to improve your life Self improvement clichés you might want to avoid Things you should do to improve yourself grow and improve The best ways to help improve yourself Improvement made easy Three reasons why early risers can be more your successful in life Better yourself in just one week Ways to create an attitude of gratitude Top tips for self improvement And basically everything you need to gain self confidence today 1. Language: English. Narrator: Nick Dolle. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/131955/bk_acx0_131955_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This practical guide to public speaking offers people at all levels the concepts and techniques necessary to improve their performance, build their confidence, and leave a lasting impression.Matt Ellis is the former News Director for WBZ TV and Head Writer for Good Morning America. He is an expert in communications and public speaking. As the head of Ellis Strategies, Matt teaches professionals from all fields how to connect with their audience and simplify their message. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Ezra Marcus. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/127946/bk_acx0_127946_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
How to meet a critical need: sharing the Gospel with Muslims.There are over three million Muslims living in the United States today. Soon, if not already, you will have Muslim neighbors and coworkers. Does the thought of reaching out to them with the Gospel make you nervous? How can you effectively communicate the good news with such large theological differences? The Gospel for Muslims can help make sharing your faith easier than you think.Thabiti Anyabwile, who is himself a convert from Islam to Christianity, instructs you in ways to discuss the good news of Christ with your neighbors and friends. The Gospel for Muslims allows you to focus on the people rather than the religious system. Meant for the average Christian, it is not an exhaustive apologetic or comparative study of Christianity and Islam. Rather, it compellingly stirs confidence in the Gospel, equipping you with the basics necessary to communicate clearly, boldly, and winsomely. 1. Language: English. Narrator: J.D Jackson. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/hove/003595/bk_hove_003595_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
You meet someone new and in a matter of seconds they make up their mind about you. They´re responding to your presence: what people see when they look at you, what they hear when you speak, and how they feel when they´re around you. If you´re not thrilled with the responses you´re getting - if you don´t attract clients the way you´d like to...if you didn´t get the promotion you wanted...if you don´t make the money you ought to be making - it may very well be because you´re missing that powerful presence. The good news is: you can change the way you´re perceived. And THAT can change everything. In Show Up and Shine, Catherine Johns explains in practical, concrete ways, how to use your body and your voice to create more confidence. You´ll discover how to increase your charisma so you become more magnetic in business and in your personal life. This audiobook addresses specific issues that confront women, habits that have been ingrained in girls for generations, barriers that keep females from playing full out. Listen to it. Practice the action steps. And learn how to shine. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Catherine Johns. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/009661/bk_acx0_009661_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Infuse your world - and your heart - with God´s life-giving power. Amid our packed schedules and life´s curveballs, our hearts long for more. We want to live and love well; we want to be sources of joy and life. The good news is that you can - and the secret is found in the simple act of prayer. Prayer was never meant to be a recitation of requests but rather a drawing close to the heart of God. When you learn to exchange the obstacles of life for the promises of God, you will pray with passion and confidence rather than fear or insecurity. From this place of surrender and intimacy, you will discover what it means to become a powerful, effective woman of prayer - a woman whose life overflows with springs of living water that transform not only her own life but the world around her. With study questions and journaling exercises included, this is the perfect book to go deeper either on your own or with a group. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Sue Detweiler. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/hove/002111/bk_hove_002111_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.