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Failure Is Not an Option

Author : Gene Kranz
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Page : 427 pages
File Size : 55,7 Mb
Release : 2009-06-23
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781439148815

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The author, flight director in NASA's Mission Control, tells of the challenges in space flight from the very early years to the current time and of "his own bold suggestions about what we ought to be doing in space now."--Jacket.

The Whole World was Watching

Author : Romaine Patterson,Patrick Hinds
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 320 pages
File Size : 53,7 Mb
Release : 2005
Category : Gay liberation movement
ISBN : STANFORD:36105114108397

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On the evening of Thursday, October 8, 1998, 20-year-old Romaine Patterson received a phone call that her best friend, Matthew Shepard, had been beaten and left hanging on a split-rail fence outside Laramie, Wyoming. Romaine was then thrust to the center of the worldwide media frenzy that descended on Laramie, and she came face-to-face with twisted homophobia when Baptist minister Fred Phelps and his followers picketed Matthew’s funeral with signs reading, “Matt burns in hell.” Upon learning of Phelps’ plan to bring his ministry of hate to support Matt’s killers at their trial, Romaine went into action. Who can forget the image of Romaine and her friends donning seven-foot angel wings so they could encircle Phelps and his gang, leaving the picketers silent and invisible? From that moment forward, Romaine has become a spokesperson for tolerance, acceptance, and nonviolence around the globe, whether as a founder of Angel Action, as a consultant forThe Laramie Project(the award-winning play that has been produced hundreds of times and became an acclaimed HBO film starring Christina Ricci as Romaine). In one of their last conversations, Matt told Romaine that he wanted to spend his life helping people realize that they as individuals could make a difference in the world. This is Romaine Patterson’s journey to realizing the truth of that statement. Wyoming nativeRomaine Pattersongot started in activism when her close friend Matthew Shepard was killed. In April of 1999, she founded Angel Action, an organization for peaceful demonstration. Angel Action is now used all over the world as a means of combating hate. She has also served as a regional media manager for the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD). She continues her work educating youth about hate crimes and has lectured at the University of Wyoming, Georgetown University, Penn State, and others. She currently lives in Brooklyn.

Facilitator's Guide to Failure Is Not an Option®

Author : Alan M. Blankstein
Publisher : Corwin Press
Page : 89 pages
File Size : 50,9 Mb
Release : 2009-11-24
Category : Education
ISBN : 9781412981743

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Aligning theory with practice, chapter-by-chapter activities and discussion questions examine the critical role of a strong learning community in implementing effective school reform, with a focus on Blanksteins six guiding principles:Common mission, vision, values, and goals Systems for prevention and intervention Collaborative teaming for teaching and learning Data-driven decision making and continuous improvement Active engagement from family and community Building sustainable leadership capacity With the Facilitators Guide to Failure Is NOT an Option™, you can effectively lead others through dialogue, reflection, and application of Blanksteins principles. It is an ideal resource for school principals, district administrators, teacher leaders, and educational policy makers, and perfect for groups of any size-pairs, small workshops, and large seminars.

Failure Is an Option

Author : H. Jon Benjamin
Publisher : Penguin
Page : 256 pages
File Size : 49,5 Mb
Release : 2018-05-01
Category : Humor
ISBN : 9781524742171

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“Writing this funny requires immense talent.” —AV Club H. Jon Benjamin—the lead voice behind Archer and Bob's Burgers—helps us all feel a little better about our own failures by sharing his own in a hilarious memoir-ish chronicle of failure. Most people would consider H. Jon Benjamin a comedy show business success. But he'd like to remind everyone that as great as success can be, failure is also an option. And maybe the best option. In this book, he tells stories from his own life, from his early days ("wherein I'm unable to deliver a sizzling fajita") to his romantic life ("how I failed to quantify a threesome") to family ("wherein a trip to P.F. Chang's fractures a family") to career ("how I failed at launching a kid's show"). As Jon himself says, breaking down one's natural ability to succeed is not an easy task, but also not an insurmountable one. Society as we know it is, sadly, failure averse. But more acceptance of failure, as Jon sees it, will go a long way to making this world a different place . . . a kinder, gentler place, where gardens are overgrown and most people stay home with their pets. A vision of failure, but also a vision of freedom. With stories, examples of artistic and literary failure, and a powerful can't-do attitude, Failure Is an Option is the book the world doesn't need right now but will get regardless.

Failure's Not an Option

Author : Jeff Nyce
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 228 pages
File Size : 46,5 Mb
Release : 2020-10-16
Category : Electronic
ISBN : 057876833X

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In the thirty years I spent in Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT), I participated in some of the most highly publicized events in law enforcement history, which generated national and even international attention, including the takedown of the DC snipers. I was also involved in a hostage rescue incident by a lone-wolf domestic terrorist who the FBI determined was "the first suicide bomber with hostages in the United States" at the Discovery Headquarters Building in Silver Spring, Maryland, and the capture of a violent group of serial bank robbers featured on John Walsh's America's Most Wanted. These events and the 4,500 raids and barricades I participated in over my career helped to prepare me for the life-threatening medical incidents that transpired beginning in 2010 and continue to today. At the height of my career as a SWAT commander, I was struck down by two diseases that at the time were deemed terminal with no available cure: multiple myeloma cancer and cardiac amyloidosis. Doctors told me I had less than two years to live-at best. I prepared for what would be the greatest fight of my life. A career in SWAT had trained me for this fight, with its quarterly fitness tests, numerous high-risk operations, and the mindset to persist against seemingly insurmountable odds. I overcame many obstacles, including "coding" in 2013 during a stem- cell transplant that required chest compressions and saline to bring me back to life and then a stroke precipitated in 2015 by the chemotherapy I was undergoing to forestall the myeloma and amyloidosis. I applied the same expectations that I had of the SWAT Team to myself, always telling the team, "Never complain, never quit, and the mission comes first. Failure's not an option as it relates to the mission." My mission is simple: survive. Eight years have passed since my initial diagnosis, and I am still alive and in remission, and by all medical accounts, I have defied the odds. This memoir consists of three elements: high-profile SWAT operations; my medical journey; and lessons on fitness, diet, and drug routines that have helped me manage these medical obstacles and improve my quality of life. My hope is that by sharing these incidents in SWAT and the medical odyssey that followed, I can help others manage their illnesses, improve their quality of life, and enjoy (directly or vicariously) the high-speed SWAT experiences and the medical risks that my medical team took for me.

Failure Is Not An Option

Author : Zeljko Pavlovic
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 156 pages
File Size : 54,6 Mb
Release : 2019-01-08
Category : Business & Economics
ISBN : 1732857369

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Do you dream about starting your own business, but don't know where to begin? Is your business stalled and in need of a new source of inspiration? Are you looking for a no-nonsense, practical guidebook for making your professional aspirations a reality? Then FAILURE IS NOT AN OPTION is the book for you. After his incredible escape from war-torn Bosnia and subsequent arrival in the United States as a refugee, violinist Zeljko Pavlovic went on to start his own business and build a world-class career in music. After he and his wife opened Vivaldi Music Academy in 2013, the school became an overnight sensation, and since then it has grown into one of the largest music schools of its kind. Zeljko's incredible story and his unique business acumen has earned him international attention--and now he is telling that story in his own words for the first time. Having seen first-hand the positive impact of music on individuals and communities, Mr. Pavlovic opened the Vivaldi Music Academy in 2013 to offer innovative and engaging music programs to the greater Houston area. In 2014 the Vivaldi Music Academy was named National Music School of the Year by a peer group of over 250 music school owners whom Mr. Pavlovic now serves as a mentor and business coach. He has served on the board of directors for the Houston Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, and was recently named as an honoree in Houston Business Journal's "40 under 40 Class of 2015."

Apollo 8

Author : Jeffrey Kluger
Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
Page : 336 pages
File Size : 42,7 Mb
Release : 2017-05-16
Category : History
ISBN : 9781627798310

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The untold story of the historic voyage to the moon that closed out one of our darkest years with a nearly unimaginable triumph In August 1968, NASA made a bold decision: in just sixteen weeks, the United States would launch humankind’s first flight to the moon. Only the year before, three astronauts had burned to death in their spacecraft, and since then the Apollo program had suffered one setback after another. Meanwhile, the Russians were winning the space race, the Cold War was getting hotter by the month, and President Kennedy’s promise to put a man on the moon by the end of the decade seemed sure to be broken. But when Frank Borman, Jim Lovell and Bill Anders were summoned to a secret meeting and told of the dangerous mission, they instantly signed on. Written with all the color and verve of the best narrative non-fiction, Apollo 8 takes us from Mission Control to the astronaut’s homes, from the test labs to the launch pad. The race to prepare an untested rocket for an unprecedented journey paves the way for the hair-raising trip to the moon. Then, on Christmas Eve, a nation that has suffered a horrendous year of assassinations and war is heartened by an inspiring message from the trio of astronauts in lunar orbit. And when the mission is over—after the first view of the far side of the moon, the first earth-rise, and the first re-entry through the earth’s atmosphere following a flight to deep space—the impossible dream of walking on the moon suddenly seems within reach. The full story of Apollo 8 has never been told, and only Jeffrey Kluger—Jim Lovell’s co-author on their bestselling book about Apollo 13—can do it justice. Here is the tale of a mission that was both a calculated risk and a wild crapshoot, a stirring account of how three American heroes forever changed our view of the home planet.

Failure Is Not NOT an Option

Author : Patrick Hinds
Publisher : BenBella Books
Page : 175 pages
File Size : 54,9 Mb
Release : 2023-09-26
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781637744260

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Wall Street Journal Bestseller Publishers Weekly Bestseller Patrick Hinds has failed. A lot. In fact, he’s kind of an expert at it—which is why he’s uniquely qualified to say that failure is a good thing. On paper, the chubby, poor, gay son of a lesbian who wrote pornographic letters to Jesus isn’t the person that you think of when you hear the word “success.” Yet Patrick Hinds has somehow managed to bungle his way through to become the successful co-host of True Crime Obsessed—a podcast with more than 200 million downloads. Before that, though, he failed at many, many things. Patrick’s life is a series of fiascos, missteps, and just plain bad ideas. An eternal optimist, he’s always thrown himself into everything he’s done, even when he probably shouldn’t have. He devoted himself to becoming an actor even though he was terrible, started a daycare even though he hated kids, and somehow had a disastrous time with Bea Arthur . . . even though he couldn’t be gayer. Both heartfelt and hilarious, Failure Is Not Not an Option lets Patrick’s signature storytelling style shine—and it’s also the only book to bravely and definitively declare: 1: Failing simply means that you tried (and if you try enough, eventually success will be an option, too). 2: Ted Bundy is. Not. Hot. By trying, and yes, failing at so many things, Patrick finally found his way—to a great career, a great husband, and a great family. Along the way, there were hurdles to jump, unexpected surprises, and no shortage of laughter. Failure is Not NOT an Option is a fun and outrageous read that will raise you up—and provide a soft landing pad for the next time you fall.

The Q Guide to New York City Pride

Author : Patrick Hinds
Publisher : Alyson Books
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 42,9 Mb
Release : 2007
Category : Gay liberation movement
ISBN : 1555839940

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The Q Guide to New York City Pride by Patrick Hinds Pdf

From the Stonewall riots to the pride march to the bars of yesterday and today, here is everything you need to know to be in the know about New York City’s queer history—and what’s still hot. Packed with trivia, little-known facts, and interviews with the people who made the city what it is. Patrick Hinds, formerly a news associate for CNBC, freelances for local and national publications, includingGirlfriends, Frontiers,andGay City News.He lives in New York City.

Failure Is Not an Option

Author : Philip G. Varley
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 42,8 Mb
Release : 2011-08
Category : Corporate turnarounds
ISBN : 1885331371

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Is Your Company Drowning?When you want your company to rebound from a downturn; to fly to greater heights; and to achieve success, Failure is Not An Option is the Operating Handbook to get you to your destination. It identifies the flight plan for you and your team to navigate the corporate hazards and keep you aloft..Do you want to increase your profits'.Do you want to stop overtime as an entitlement'.Are you annoyed by customers who don't pay'.Are you concerned that your travelers might be taking you for a ride'.Are your benefits costs too steep?If you answered yes to any of these questions, then Failure Is Not An Option is for you. When you are spending what you don't have because your growth projections are over optimistic and your cost assumptions are too low, and in today's economy, you cannot borrow to spend, you need Failure Is Not An Option to learn how to take a laser-like focus to every single line item in your company's P+L. The result is a successful turnaround.Start box

Failure Is Not an Option

Author : David Rosell
Publisher : MCP Books
Page : 253 pages
File Size : 55,8 Mb
Release : 2018-09-04
Category : Business & Economics
ISBN : 1545640408

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Ten thousand baby boomers reach retirement age every day. More than half of new retirees say that they were not ready when they got there, leading to what has been called the greatest retirement crisis in history. Failure is Not an Option: Creating Certainty In the Uncertainty of Retirement was written by financial planner and retirement expert David Rosell to combat the immense lack of resources for knowing what to do when retirement actually hits.

No Fear of Failure

Author : Gary Burnison
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Page : 212 pages
File Size : 52,5 Mb
Release : 2011-03-16
Category : Business & Economics
ISBN : 9781118023068

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Candid conversations with top leaders around the world on how they approached pitvotal moments in their careers No Fear of Failure offers insightful, candid conversations with some of the world's top leaders in business, politics, education, and philanthropy—each giving a first-person account of how they approached crucial, career defining moments. Gary Burnison, CEO of Korn/Ferry International, the world's largest executive recruiting firm, sits down one-on-one with a highly select and elite corps, and together they openly discuss how they handled (often very publicly) war, economic downturn, corporate turnover, and even retirement. Together these world-class leaders show the risks one must be willing to take, as well as the vision, resilience, and compassion necessary to lead. Includes original interviews with Michael Bloomberg, Carlos Slim, Eli Broad, Indra Nooyi, Drew Gilpin Faust, Anne Mulcahy, Vincente Fox, Lt. General Franklin L. "Buster" Hagenbeck, Coach John McKissick, Liu Chuanzhi, Daniel Vasella, and Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo Explores the common traits great leaders exhibit: vision, compassion, resilience, competitiveness, purpose, humility, team-building skills, entrepreneurial spirit, perseverance, self-awareness, empowerment, and being a catalyst Taking readers into executive suites, government offices, battlefields, and football fields, No Fear of Failure shows how great leaders make lasting impact. #7 New York Times Best Seller (Advice, How-To and Miscellaneous) #13 New York Times Best Seller (Hardcover Business) #5 Wall Street Journal Best Seller (Hardcover Business) #3 USA Today Best Seller (Money) #17 Publishers Weekly Best Seller (Hardcover Nonfiction)

Not Your Average Runner

Author : Jill Angie
Publisher : Morgan James Publishing
Page : 85 pages
File Size : 52,6 Mb
Release : 2017-12-29
Category : Health & Fitness
ISBN : 9781683504610

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Run for fun—no matter your size, shape, or speed! Do you think running sucks? Do you think you’re too fat to run? With humor, compassion, and lots of love, Jill Angie explains how you can overcome the challenges of running with an overweight body, experience the exhilaration of hitting new milestones, and give your self-esteem an enormous boost in the process. This isn’t a guide to running for weight loss, or a simple running plan. It shows how a woman carrying a few (or many) extra pounds can successfully become a runner in the body she has right now. Jill Angie is a certified running coach and personal trainer who wants to live in a world where everyone is free to feel fit and fabulous at any size. She started the Not Your Average Runner movement in 2013 to show that runners come in all shapes, sizes, and speeds, and, since then, has assembled a global community of revolutionaries who are taking the running world by storm. If you would like to be part of the revolution, this is the book for you!

Dusk Before the Dawn

Author : Larry Ketchersid
Publisher : Infinity Publishing
Page : 214 pages
File Size : 48,8 Mb
Release : 2006-04
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9780741430168

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Combining nanotechnology, martial arts and a struggle for world domination, Dusk Before the Dawn follows people struggling to not only survive in a new world order, but to shape it.

Failure Is Not an Option

Author : Gene Kranz
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Page : 417 pages
File Size : 50,5 Mb
Release : 2001-02-21
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9780743214476

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This New York Times bestselling memoir of a veteran NASA flight director tells riveting stories from the early days of the Mercury program through Apollo 11 (the moon landing) and Apollo 13, for both of which Kranz was flight director. Gene Kranz was present at the creation of America’s manned space program and was a key player in it for three decades. As a flight director in NASA’s Mission Control, Kranz witnessed firsthand the making of history. He participated in the space program from the early days of the Mercury program to the last Apollo mission, and beyond. He endured the disastrous first years when rockets blew up and the United States seemed to fall further behind the Soviet Union in the space race. He helped to launch Alan Shepard and John Glenn, then assumed the flight director’s role in the Gemini program, which he guided to fruition. With his teammates, he accepted the challenge to carry out President John F. Kennedy’s commitment to land a man on the Moon before the end of the 1960s. Kranz recounts these thrilling historic events and offers new information about the famous flights. What appeared as nearly flawless missions to the Moon were, in fact, a series of hair-raising near misses. When the space technology failed, as it sometimes did, the controllers’ only recourse was to rely on their skills and those of their teammates. He reveals behind-the-scenes details to demonstrate the leadership, discipline, trust, and teamwork that made the space program a success. A fascinating firsthand account by a veteran mission controller of one of America’s greatest achievements, Failure Is Not an Option reflects on what has happened to the space program and offers his own bold suggestions about what we ought to be doing in space now.