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No Excuses

No Excuses Book
Author : Stephan Thernstrom,Abigail Thernstrom
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2009-07-14
ISBN : 1439127042
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Black and Hispanic students are not learning enough in our public schools, and their typically poor performance is the most important source of ongoing racial inequality in America today—thus, say Abigail and Stephan Thernstrom, the racial gap in school achievement is the nation's most critical civil rights issue and an educational crisis; it's no wonder that "No Child Left Behind," the 2001 revision of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, made closing the racial gap in education its central goal. An employer hiring the typical Black high school graduate or the college that admits the average Black student is choosing a youngster who has only an eighth-grade education. In most subjects, the majority of twelfth-grade Black students do not have even a "partial mastery" of the skills and knowledge that the authoritative National Assessment of Educational Progress calls "fundamental for proficient work" at their grade. No Excuses marshals facts to examine the depth of the problem, the inadequacy of conventional explanations, and the limited impact of Title I, Head Start, and other familiar reforms. Its message, however, is one of hope: Scattered across the country are excellent schools getting terrific results with high-needs kids. These rare schools share a distinctive vision of what great schooling looks like and are free of many of the constraints that compromise education in traditional public schools. In a society that espouses equal opportunity we still have a racially identifiable group of educational have-nots—young African Americans and Latinos whose opportunities in life will almost inevitably be limited by their inadequate education. When students leave high school without high school skills, their futures—and that of the nation—are in jeopardy. With successful schools already showing the way, no decent society can continue to turn a blind eye to such racial and ethnic inequality.

No Excuses

No Excuses Book
Author : Jennifer Robin,Michael Burchell
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2013-10-08
ISBN : 1118747003
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The business leader's guide to creating a great workplace from the Great Place to Work Institute In this follow-up guide to The Great Workplace, experts from Great Place to Work® Institute, Inc. reveal the most common excuses managers use for why they can't create a great workplace. Authors Jennifer Robin and Michael Burchell poke holes in every single excuse. Whether the reasons involve the organization's leadership, employees, environment, or any other factor, the authors explain that if managers lead people properly, they can create a great workplace. The authors explore how managers can interrupt their own negative thought patterns and instead create lasting change, and they describe how great workplaces have surmounted very real difficulties with aplomb. Includes case studies, stories, tips, and tools for managers who want to transform their organizations From the experts at the Great Place to Work, a global research, consulting, and training firm that operates in nearly 50 countries Proves that any and every organization can change for the better when managers have the right tools and mindset Creating a place where people want to work and want to succeed is the primary key to success for every manager. No Excuses shows that managers in any organization can transform their workplace—if they'll only get out of their own way first.

NO EXCUSES

NO EXCUSES  Book
Author : Faith
Publisher : Trafford Publishing
Release : 2013-03-13
ISBN : 1466967382
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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No Excuses! H.Y.B. Ladies Handle Your Business is a book of empowerment. Ladies the time has come to throw out all of your excuses. It’s time to live your best life. Faith is the sister in your corner. She’s the best friend cheering you on and screaming at the top of her lungs “No Excuses! H.Y.B. Ladies Handle Your Business”!

No Excuses

No Excuses Book
Author : David Neenan,Eric Lucas
Publisher : Morgan James Publishing
Release : 2011-10-01
ISBN : 1614480281
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In a lifetime of achievement---creating a major commercial construction company, raising a family, traveling the world and teaching the principles of success to thousands---David Neenan treasures most his mistakes, failures and troubles. When his company faced a loss greater than his net worth, David learned how to lead an effective organization. When an immune disorder made it almost impossible to stand, he learned how to heal himself. When he was 10,000 miles from home doing mindless work, he learned how to gain vision. These lessons are the keys to accomplishment and meaning. In each case, David found there are no shortcuts to success. Meaningful happiness derives from taking responsibility for your own life---and accomplishment has value only when it is reached with integrity, love, humor and faith in the wonderful dance of life. "No Excuses" describes David’s challenges, failures and lessons through personal stories that portray a colorful life. Readers will hear how a simple pair of shoes led to a crucial realization at an early age. How he made peace with a childhood catastrophe at his father’s grave. And how only embracing life’s struggles every day brings meaning and joy. David believes we all want that---and we are the only ones responsible for achieving it.

No Excuses

No Excuses  Book
Author : Rick Bobzien
Publisher : AuthorHouse
Release : 2010-03-01
ISBN : 1449078966
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The most controversial perspective on our nations obesity epidemic that you will ever read! In this book you will: Forgo "Political Correctness." Learn how obesity can be controlled with accountability and self-discipline. Learn how "Fat Sympathizers" are contributing to our great nations obesity epidemic by practically condoning the condition of obesity. Discover the dangers with respect to rationalization and obesity. Realize how an individual's obesity is a direct reflection of their character/personality. So if you are mentally strong enough to read and process information that is not "Politically Correct," then you will enjoy this book. And this book, if taken to heart by the populace, will destroy the enemy of fat and rid our nation of the life destroying and visually disgusting condition of being overweight. Read on...if you have the GUTS!

No Excuses

No Excuses Book
Author : Derrick Coleman,Marcus Brotherton
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2015-06-02
ISBN : 1476796599
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Trailblazing Seattle Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman Jr.—the first deaf athlete to play offense in the NFL—tells his inspirational journey of persevering through every obstacle, remaining dedicated to the hard work and a no-excuses attitude that ultimately earned him a Super Bowl victory. Great for readers of all ages. Even at a young age, if anyone told Derrick Coleman what he couldn’t do, he’d just reply, “Watch me.” Diagnosed as hearing-impaired at age three, he faced a potentially limited future, but neither he nor his family were going to let that happen. Now Derrick shares the story of his remarkable journey toward NFL stardom, of the friends and colleagues who cheered him on when skeptics tried to chip away at his confidence, and of how every challenge he faced only strengthened his resolve. At the heart of his story is his unconventional family, whose one constant was always love. When Derrick was misunderstood as “difficult,” or bullied and laughed at by schoolmates, he removed his hearing aids and listened instead to his mother’s advice: Never let anyone else tell you how far you can go. Playing football became an outlet for Derrick’s restless energy and a way of proving he could forge his own path. As a senior at UCLA, he became a standout, an award-winning player who led his team with eleven touchdowns and demonstrated to the world what his heart had known all along: He had what it took to be a champion. No Excuses is more than just Derrick Coleman’s story as a sports legend, inspirational role model, and icon. It’s a motivating and unique testament to the human spirit, to the potential inside everyone who has ever faced difficult obstacles. It’s about aiming high in life, giving it your all, and never ever settling for excuses.

No Excuses

No Excuses Book
Author : Gene Wojciechowski,Bob Stoops
Publisher : Hachette UK
Release : 2019-09-10
ISBN : 0316455938
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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From the legendary Oklahoma coach, a candid and inspiring memoir. When Bob Stoops took over as football coach in 1999, the Oklahoma Sooners were in disarray with back-to-back losing seasons. But in just two years' time, Stoops achieved the seemingly impossible: winning a national championship and returning the struggling Sooners to their powerhouse status, churning out NFL talent, Heisman Trophy winners and conference championships, bowl wins and national title runs on a regular basis. During his 18 seasons at OU, his record was a remarkable 190-48. At only age 56, at the peak of his career, he stunned the college football world by walking away. For the first time, Bob opens up about his career alongside the evolution of the game itself. From his unlikely emergence as a star player at the University of Iowa, to his coaching apprenticeships under giants like Hayden Fry, Bill Snyder, and Steve Spurrier, Stoops recounts how the game he fell in love with as a boy has evolved into a billion-dollar business often compromised by recruiting wars, aggressive agents, overzealous boosters and alumni, and the emergence of the CEO head coach rather than mentor and teacher. Bob holds nothing back while explaining why it was time to step away from the game--and players--he still loves. Told with a rare combination of sincerity, vulnerability, and pure heart, No Excuses is both an engaging and eye-opening football memoir and an unprecedented portrait of a coach of one of the greatest legacy programs in the history of the college game.

No Excuses

No Excuses Book
Author : Robert Shrum
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2007-06-05
ISBN : 1416545581
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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He was named by The Atlantic Monthly as "the most sought-after strategist in the Democratic party." He was targeted by National Review as the Democratic Party's "poet goon." From his unique perspective, Robert Shrum gives us an epic and personal story of the struggle for power in America during the past four decades. With wit and humor, rare candor, and a wealth of detail, he vividly recounts the real personalities and real forces that shaped the outcome of the closest and most important elections of our time. We are there with Shrum in the back rooms, on the planes, and in the motorcades with Ted Kennedy, Al Gore, John Kerry, John Edwards, and Bill and Hillary Clinton. Shrum reveals the manipulations and limitations of old and new forms of political persuasion, from the historic and sometimes controversial speeches he wrote to the negative ads he created for national and statewide candidates, from prepping presidential nominees for critical debates to the deployment of the new political weapon, the Internet. He lifts the curtain on decisive moments. Did John Kerry and John Edwards actually believe in the Iraq war they voted for? What was the real reason the Kerry campaign didn't respond faster to the Swift Boat attacks? Why didn't Al Gore let Bill Clinton campaign all-out in 2000? How did Clinton get through the first perilous week of the Lewinsky scandal? This is a provocative journey through recent history: George McGovern's antiwar campaign of 1972, the improbable rise of Jimmy Carter, Senate campaigns that made historic breakthroughs and shaped the presidential contests of the future, the gifts that made Bill Clinton a great politician -- and the circumstances and calculations that kept him from being a great president. As strategist, adviser, and often friend to the leaders he enlisted with, Shrum shows them as they are, with their strengths and human weaknesses -- as well as his own. Assailed as a populist who pushed the Democratic Party, in a phrase he coined, "to stand for the people, not the powerful," Shrum argues that unlike Republicans from Reagan on, Democrats fall short, politically or in office, when they trim their convictions and walk away from fundamental issues -- like universal health coverage. This is one of the most fascinating books ever written about the victories and defeats, the causes and candidates, the "flawed heroes" that drive the high drama of American politics.

No Excuses

No Excuses Book
Author : Gloria Feldt
Publisher : Hachette UK
Release : 2010-09-28
ISBN : 1580053807
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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An invaluable guidebook, which contends that the most vexing problems facing women today isn't that doors of opportunity aren't open but that not enough women are walking through them Feminist icon Gloria Feldt pulls no punches in this new book, which argues that the most confounding problem facing women today isn't that doors of opportunity aren't open, but that not enough women are walking through them. From the boardroom to the bedroom, public office to personal relationships, she asserts that nobody is keeping women from parity-except themselves. Feldt puts women's power into an historical context, showing the ways in which women have made huge leaps forward in the past, only to pull back right when they were at the threshold. Feldt argues that there's no excuse-whether it's the way women are socialized, or pressure to conform, or work/life balance issues-for women today not to own their power. Women are still facing unequal pay, being passed over for promotions, entering public office at a much lesser rate than men, and oftentimes still struggling with traditional power dynamics in their interpersonal relationships. Feldt's solution to all these places where women face inequality is the same: we need to shift the way we think to achieve true parity with our male counterparts. No Excuses is divided into nine chapters that organized around how women can change the way they think, and therefore the way they act. These include: Know Your History and You Can Create the Future of Your Choice; Define the Terms-First; Embrace Controversy; Employ Every Medium; and other helpful ideas for using the tools and resources women already have to create the changes they want to see. No Excuses is a timely and invaluable book to help women equalize gender power in politics, work, and love.

No Excuses Watercolor Animals

No Excuses Watercolor Animals Book
Author : Gina Rossi Armfield
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2016-11-29
ISBN : 1440347441
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Experience the freedom of watercolor painting and let go of fear! You'll have no excuse not to paint when you follow Gina Rossi Armfield as she shares her intuitive and inspirational approach to sketching and painting animals. Watercolor is the perfect medium for capturing the flowing textures, patterns and playful personalities of your favorite furry, feathered and farmyard friends. And it's fun using organic, sketchbook-style techniques to create soulful animal portraits. No intimidating exercises--just colorful and expressive works of art! The animal field guide is divided into 3 sections--Paws, Claws and Hooves--with 15 different animal projects that each include a photo reference, color palette and sketch template. Inside you'll find: • Tricks for painting fur, feathers, beaks, claws, hooves and eyes • Essential and easy paintbrush and watercolor instruction • Guidance for working from photo reference • Creative background and text overlay ideas

No Fears No Excuses

No Fears  No Excuses Book
Author : Larry Smith
Publisher : Random House
Release : 2016-04-21
ISBN : 1473537002
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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What is stopping you from having a great career? The answer, quite probably, is you. After all, it is so easy to settle for the dull but safe, or to allow yourself to become trapped in a career you dislike, or to persuade yourself that the job you really want is out of your reach. But it doesn’t have to be that way. In No Fears, No Excuses, renowned ‘career whisperer’ Professor Larry Smith shows you precisely how to secure a great future. Building on his hugely popular TEDx talk, ‘Why You Will Fail to Have a Great Career’, he shows why people so often get stuck on the wrong path. He then takes you step by step from that initial point when you are considering your options to the moment when you pitch for that perfect job – showing you exactly what decisions you need to make, and when. Whether you are starting out, looking to move up, or hoping to change direction altogether, this book will guide you towards a happier, more fulfilled career – now.

Summary of No Excuses by Brian Tracy Free book by QuickRead com

Summary of    No Excuses     by Brian Tracy   Free book by QuickRead com Book
Author : QuickRead,Alyssa Burnette
Publisher : QuickRead.com
Release : 2022-05-27
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Do you want more free books like this? Download our app for free at https://www.QuickRead.com/App and get access to hundreds of free book and audiobook summaries. If you’ve ever taken a look at your life and wondered what’s holding you back, No Excuses is literally the answer. Brian Tracy’s explosive study on the power of self-discipline will show you how to break down the barriers between you and success by simply eliminating the excuses we tell ourselves every day. Exploring the power of self-discipline in practice, No Excuses (2010) takes a look at how we can improve three critical areas of our lives-- personal success, career success, and overall happiness-- through aggressive self-discipline. Arguing that excuses are the limitations we place on ourselves, Tracy challenges readers to relinquish the crutch of convenient excuses and embrace the life-changing power of self-discipline.

Now You Have No Excuses

Now You Have No Excuses Book
Author : Jeff Hauswirth
Publisher : LifeRichPublishing
Release : 2014-09-30
ISBN : 1489702903
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Ever wanted to start a fitness program but not invest a fortune in a gym membership, equipment, or a set of DVDs? This book has it all! A complete routine that can be done at home with no equipment necessary! A program designed to grow with you and challenge you, whatever your current level of fitness is. Each exercise is thoroughly explained and includes graphics to help you understand. Getting fit isn't easy, but this book will help you get started. Along with a thoroughly explained exercise routine, some tips on proper nutrition are also included. This is a great starter book for those new to exercise and will provide a great challenge to experienced athletes. Fitness truly is for everyone, including you! "I believe this program can help anyone find his or her inner champion. The simplicity and ability to perform all these exercises in the comfort of your own home gives you the upperhand. The knowledge and programming in this book is top quality. I support this program along with AdvoCare products." - Rustie Aguilar (AdvoCare Advisor) ISSA Certified Elite Trainer Level 1 "The No Excuses workout is one of the best full body workouts I have ever done! Whenever I have any fitness questions, Jeff is always there to answer, help, and support me. Thanks for another awesome book!" - Susan Mohler Sales Specialist for Eileen Fisher

No Excuses Art Journaling

No Excuses Art Journaling Book
Author : Gina Rossi Armfield
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2013-12-02
ISBN : 1440325154
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Kiss those excuses goodbye! "I don't have time." "I don't know what to journal about." "I can't keep the momentum going." Sound familiar? What are your excuses for not spending time with your art journal? Get ready to cast those excuses aside because Gina Rossi Armfield's No Excuses Art Journaling offers a no-fail approach to art journaling. Using a day planner as your art journal, you'll find daily, weekly and monthly prompts that you can adapt to fit your real-life, busy schedule. Along the way, you'll learn fun and convenient techniques to add sketching, watercolor painting, collage and more into your journal, all while setting goals, creating art and chronicling your unique life. Inside You'll Find: • More than 20 mixed-media art journaling techniques demonstrated step-by-step so you can add color, style and life ephemera to your journal. • 6 pages of journaling prompts and tips for every month of the year. • Dozens of inspirational art journal pages by Gina and 12 guest artists to show how you can make the No Excuses program decidedly yours. Grab your journal and pen, and kick your excuses to the curb!

Harvey Walden s No Excuses Fitness Workout

Harvey Walden s No Excuses  Fitness Workout Book
Author : Harvey Walden, IV
Publisher : Rodale
Release : 2007-09-18
ISBN : 9781594867460
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Introduces a fitness program that combines cardio and strength-training routines, along with inspirational anecdotes, motivational tips, nutritional guidelines, relaxation techniques, and suggestions on how to make the best use of limited time.

Man Up No Excuses Do the Work

Man Up  No Excuses   Do the Work  Book
Author : Demitri Kornegay
Publisher : Xulon Press
Release : 2007-06-01
ISBN : 1602667489
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The blessing of this book, "Man Up! No Excuses - Do the Work!" is how it provides a means to empower and equip young boys into the responsibility of young manhood. Uniquely written by a father, mentor, football coach and a police officer, one who has labored over 20 years shaping and molding young men's lives, making this book an extraordinary practical guide for self development. - Rev. Dr. Lloyd T. McGriff "Man Up! No Excuses - Do the Work!" can truly be a guiding light for all adults who really want to help young men develop positive action plans for the serious journey of life. Demitri asks the right questions and gives the right answers on survival in an unjust world and does so from the perspectives of a concerned father. "Man Up! No Excuses - Do the Work!" challenges the young reader to understand the impact and consequences of what he says and does in life. This book is a "must read" for everyone! - Cubie A. Bragg, Ph.D., LICW, LPC Demitri C. Kornegay is a lieutenant with the Montgomery County Police Department in Montgomery County, Maryland. This is the third book for the 25 year veteran who graduated from the University of Richmond in 1979. He has tutored at the Richmond Penitentiary and for the Washington Urban League's "Operation Rescue" programs. An ordained Baptist Deacon, he developed and has run, "Men Under Construction" since 1992. As a high school football coach since 2000, he helped guide Maryland's 2005 AAA varsity champions to their first ever undefeated season. His motto is - "No Excuses - Do the Work!"

Let s Get Results Not Excuses

Let s Get Results  Not Excuses  Book
Author : James M. Bleech,David G. Mutchler
Publisher : Frederick Fell Publishers
Release : 1995
ISBN : 9780811908108
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Here's a no-nonsense approach to increasing productivity, performance and profit. This unique look at corporate problem-solving allows one to rid a company of the disease of excuse-making. As a result, all the accompanying problems--denial of responsibility, pessimism, procrastination, projection of blame, and reactive thinking--disappear.

Make Money Not Excuses

Make Money  Not Excuses Book
Author : Jean Chatzky
Publisher : Currency
Release : 2008-03-11
ISBN : 0307449610
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Get Rich, Don’t Bitch “I don’t have time to deal with my money.” “Managing money and investing is too intimidating.” “I’m not a numbers person.” “My husband takes care of our finances.” “I’m just not good with money.” Jean Chatzky has heard all the excuses for why women don’t deal with their finances. She used to make them herself. For the first time, Jean tells you how she made every financial mistake in the book—not paying her bills, going into credit card debt, letting her 401(k) lapse—before finally making the decision to take control of her money and her future. Whether you’ve made these mistakes or you want to avoid them, if you’re ready to take charge of your financial life then this is the book for you. In it, Jean shares these valuables lessons: • Where to start • How to decode financial jargon (it’s easier than you think) • How to get over your “I’m not smart enough to deal with money” feelings • Why being a “good-enough investor” will make you more money in the long-term (while trying to be a “great investor” will drive you crazy) • Why you might think you are bad at math, and why that doesn’t have to be true • How (and where) to save your money • Why women make better investors—and higher returns—than men Jean is famous for her ability to explain money and investing. In a clear and accessible way, she breaks down all the scariest parts of dealing with money—from investing in stocks to saving for your retirement—to make them doable, easy, and yes, even enjoyable. She also includes throughout a “Map to a Million,” great tips on easy and quick financial changes you can make immediately . . . that really add up! Are You Ready to Be Rich? If you want to get rich, if you want to be wealthier than you are today, you really need to do only four things. That’s right, just four things. • You need to make a decent living • You need to spend less than you make • You need to invest the money you don’t spend so that it can work as hard for you as you’re working for yourself • And you need to protect yourself and this financial world you’ve built so that a disaster—big or small—doesn’t take it all away from you Everything else is just window-dressing. The fees—and how to avoid them. The advisors—and how to hire them. The deals. The scams. The ins. The outs. They are all interesting. Some of them are even quite important. But until you have conquered the heart of the matter, they are all minutia. The four cornerstones, by contrast, are the meat and potatoes of your financial life. If you do those things today, you’ll start getting rich tomorrow. And once you feel set financially, you’ll be able to start focusing on the truly important things in life. —from the Introduction

SUCCESS BY CHOICE NOT BY CHANCE WITHOUT EXCUSES

SUCCESS BY CHOICE NOT BY CHANCE WITHOUT EXCUSES Book
Author : Laurence P. Huntley
Publisher : Author House
Release : 2013-11-11
ISBN : 1491824468
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Success by Choice Not By Chance gives a road map which clearly shows the potential for any one to succeed in life whether they came from Tupelo, Mississippi or was born on Wall Street. This book is about Ernie Tucker who defied the laws of success and has lived a charmed life by following the principles of having faith, repetition, imagination and above all persistence. He says “success has no room for excuses – it is all up to you”. It is a choice one makes not a chance one takes, because chances is gambling and depends on the roll of the dice. It shows you that if you have a clearly defined objective and is willing to make the necessary sacrifices, in the long run your dream will become your reality. The book entails what he had faced, handled and triumphed over to become the success that he is. It is his dream to leave a legacy to the coming generations of whomsoever wishes to succeed be it family, friend or stranger. Embedded in the pages are elements of the will, wit and determination it took to get him there. It says that success is accessible but it is all up to you. To embrace the principles that took him there, you must follow his proven method for success. It shows you that success is a constant pursuit not an overnight affair. It is in fact for Ernie a true fulfillment of Martin Luther’s dream that black men and white men could work together in unity. Since success is not a respecter of persons when Ernie’s principles of faith are enacted, regardless of your color, creed, race or national origin, success will be attained when you step out in faith and have a vision of your goals.

Excuses Excuses Excuses

Excuses  Excuses  Excuses    Book
Author : Darryl S. Doane,Rose D. Sloat
Publisher : Human Resource Development
Release : 2001
ISBN : 9780874256147
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"This book is about everyday excuses we hear for not giving excellent customer service and how to shoot those excuses down"--Page 1.