Beyond the Handshake

Multilateral Cooperation in the Arab-Israeli Peace Process, 1991-1996

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Author: Dalia Dassa Kaye

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 0231529368

Category: Political Science

Page: 256

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Arabs and Israelis have battled one another in political and military arenas, seemingly continuously, for some fifty years. The 1991 Madrid Peace Conference sought to change this pattern, launching bilateral and multilateral tracks in the Arab-Israeli peace process. As a result, a broad group of Arab states sat down with Israel and began to cooperate on a wide range of regional issues in what became known as the Middle East multilaterals. Yet why did enemies reluctant even to recognize one another choose to cooperate on regional problems? And once this process began, what drove the parties to continue such cooperation or, in some cases, halt their cooperative efforts? Beyond the Handshake addresses these fundamental questions, exploring the origins of the multilaterals and the development of multilateral cooperation in the areas of arms control and regional security, economic development, water management, and the environment. Dalia Dassa Kaye, challenging conventional concepts of cooperation, argues that multilateral cooperation in the Middle East must be appreciated as a process of interaction rather than solely as a set of outcomes. Presenting theoretical insights of value to students of regional and international relations, Beyond the Handshake provides a unique look at the evolving nature of Arab-Israeli relations and exposes the foundation the multilateral peace process laid for future regional cooperation in the Middle East.

The Art of Networking

Beyond the Handshake

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Author: David Woods

Publisher: Bee Creative, Incorporated

ISBN: 9780615756868

Category: Business networks

Page: 88

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You might think networking is all about cocktail receptions with free drinks, free food, and friends. Maybe you're shy and dread every event you're required to attend. Perhaps there are just too many people, and you don't know where to start or how to narrow your focus. Remember: It's not Net-PLAY... It's not Net-EAT... It's not Net-DRINK... It's not Net-SIT... IT'S NET-WORK! In his concise but definitive guide, The Art of Networking: Beyond the Handshake, David Woods will tell you that if you're like most executives, you live inside a close bubble of friends and family. But to realize your career potential, you have to push yourself outside of that space and intentionally build new relationships. In his twenty-five-year career, David has been CEO of three companies. Networking was a key to achieving these roles, and it can be the key for you to achieve your goals too. Filled with quick, entertaining advice and simple, powerful, and memorable steps to build a network filled with rich relationships, David gives you just what you need to break through in today's business environment of sometimes shallow, superficial social media-based interactions and go Beyond the Handshake. For more information about David, visit www.giantpartners.biz or check out his Facebook page.

Beyond the Handshakes

An Examination of University-school Collaboration

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Author: Thomas J. Karwin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: College-school cooperation

Page: 398

View: 7816

Creating a Bond Beyond the Handshake

100 Reasons Why Relationships and Value are What Sell Every Time

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Author: Gina Kaelin-Westcott

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780983169833

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 284

View: 1914

STARTING IMMEDIATELY YOU CAN BUILD A BETTER RELATIONSHIP WITH YOUR CLIENTS THAT INCREASE YOUR SALES!We have moved into an age where clients want and demand honest interactions. As sales professionals, our clients expect us to be focused on fixing their business problems, listening to their challenges and have "out of the box" thinking that will bring creative solutions to them every time. "Creating a Bond Beyond the Handshake", takes over 22 years of sales expertise and lays it out in real, no nonsense terms that you can immediately start to implement today to improve your business and client relationship and have them coming back for more year over year!Author Gina Kaelin-Westcott, CPC gives you "100 Reasons Why Relationships and Value Sell Every Time" for any person in sales, regardless if you're a solo-preneur or working for a Fortune 500 company. With easy to implement techniques you willDiscover how to:*Attract More Clients*Be a Competitive Advantage*Offer Big Value at Low Cost *Earn Referral Business *Know When and Why Your Clients Buy*Be a "Go-To" Partner*Say Goodbye to Cold Calling *Build Foundation for Trust and Credibility"If you want to catapult your sales, catapult the relationship with your prospects and clients first. Gina's book shows you HOW to build the relationships you need for success!"Jaclyn Kostner, Ph.D.Best-selling business author of Knights of the Tele-Round Table

Where No Car Has Gone Before

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Author: Ken Hudnall,John Mercer

Publisher: Omega Press

ISBN: 9780975492307

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 204

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This unique story follows one man and his efforts to achieve the impossible dream--creating Sevenuvnine, the one and only Star Trek car.

Tiny Worlds

Creative Macrophotography Skills

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Author: Charles Needle

Publisher: Amherst Media

ISBN: 1608957640

Category: Photography

Page: 128

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Successful nature photographer and lecturer Charles Needle often asks students in his workshops if they understand the difference between “looking” and “seeing”. The difference he is pointing out is that while we are constantly “looking” at countless people, places and things, we might not be actually seeing what is right in front of us. Being tuned into this difference can elevate your art as a photographer, allowing you to be more in tune with your surroundings. Needle has applied this concept to his work and it shows. Utilizing macro photography to capture the nuances of the nature all around us. In this extensive handbook, Needle covers not only his philosophy for seeing and capturing nature photography but delves into the equipment he uses. Needle covers composition, flash techniques, the fundamentals of macro photography and so much more. The book features many set-up shots, equipment shots and sequential shots detailing the progression towards creating the final images. This essential text provides both the inspiration and the technique required to beautifully capture the wonders of nature.

Never Eat Alone, Expanded and Updated

And Other Secrets to Success, One Relationship at a Time

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Author: Keith Ferrazzi,Tahl Raz

Publisher: Currency

ISBN: 0385346662

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 400

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The bestselling business classic on the power of relationships, updated with in-depth advice for making connections in the digital world. Do you want to get ahead in life? Climb the ladder to personal success? The secret, master networker Keith Ferrazzi claims, is in reaching out to other people. As Ferrazzi discovered in early life, what distinguishes highly successful people from everyone else is the way they use the power of relationships—so that everyone wins. In Never Eat Alone, Ferrazzi lays out the specific steps—and inner mindset—he uses to reach out to connect with the thousands of colleagues, friends, and associates on his contacts list, people he has helped and who have helped him. And in the time since Never Eat Alone was published in 2005, the rise of social media and new, collaborative management styles have only made Ferrazzi’s advice more essential for anyone hoping to get ahead in business. The son of a small-town steelworker and a cleaning lady, Ferrazzi first used his remarkable ability to connect with others to pave the way to Yale, a Harvard M.B.A., and several top executive posts. Not yet out of his thirties, he developed a network of relationships that stretched from Washington’s corridors of power to Hollywood’s A-list, leading to him being named one of Crain’s 40 Under 40 and selected as a Global Leader for Tomorrow by the Davos World Economic Forum. Ferrazzi’s form of connecting to the world around him is based on generosity, helping friends connect with other friends. Ferrazzi distinguishes genuine relationship-building from the crude, desperate glad-handing usually associated with “networking.” He then distills his system of reaching out to people into practical, proven principles. Among them: Don’t keep score: It’s never simply about getting what you want. It’s about getting what you want and making sure that the people who are important to you get what they want, too. “Ping” constantly: The ins and outs of reaching out to those in your circle of contacts all the time—not just when you need something. Never Eat Alone: The dynamics of status are the same whether you’re working at a corporation or attending a social event—“invisibility” is a fate worse than failure. Become the “King of Content”: How to use social media sites like LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook to make meaningful connections, spark engagement, and curate a network of people who can help you with your interests and goals. In the course of this book, Ferrazzi outlines the timeless strategies shared by the world’s most connected individuals, from Winston Churchill to Bill Clinton, Vernon Jordan to the Dalai Lama. Chock-full of specific advice on handling rejection, getting past gatekeepers, becoming a “conference commando,” and more, this new edition of Never Eat Alone will remain a classic alongside alongside How to Win Friends and Influence People for years to come.

Crafting Cooperation

Regional International Institutions in Comparative Perspective

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Author: Amitav Acharya,Alastair Iain Johnston

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139468359

Category: Political Science

Page: N.A

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Regional institutions are an increasingly prominent feature of world politics. Their characteristics and performance vary widely: some are highly legalistic and bureaucratic, while others are informal and flexible. They also differ in terms of inclusiveness, decision-making rules and commitment to the non-interference principle. This is the first book to offer a conceptual framework for comparing the design and effectiveness of regional international institutions, including the EU, NATO, ASEAN, OAS, AU and the Arab League. The case studies, by a group of leading scholars of regional institutions, offer a rigorous, historically informed analysis of the differences and similarities in institutions across Europe, Latin America, Asia, Middle East and Africa. The chapters provide a more theoretically and empirically diverse analysis of the design and efficacy of regional institutions than heretofore available.

She Was Foolish?

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Author: Ifedinma Dimbo

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1477111816

Category: Fiction

Page: 443

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To jump-start the dream of living a luxury, jet-set lifestyle, Nigerian university student Gift, in a business arrangement with her husband, leaves their two children to travel to Italy to become a prostitute. Her decision plunges Gift into a dramatic world of hard choices eventually leading her to Ireland to confront her past. She was Foolish? attempts to explore the depths of the contemporary get rich quick syndrome using themes of love, betrayal and triumph, presented in an accessible, moving, and uplifting way. Creates a cosmic vision not bound by nation or tongue, by the simple beauties of being human. The prose is euphonic as it combines human stories, manmade places, natural vistas, and multiple dialects. An elegant masterpiece. Dr. Joan Arbery Lecturer on Rhetoric Southern Methodist University

Talking to the Enemy

Track Two Diplomacy in the Middle East and South Asia

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Author: Dalia Dassa Kaye

Publisher: Rand Corporation

ISBN: 0833041916

Category: History

Page: 139

View: 9533

This monograph examines security-related track two diplomacy efforts in the Middle East and South Asia, including how such efforts have socialized participants into thinking about security in more cooperative terms, and whether the ideas generated in track two forums have been acknowledged at the societal level or influenced official policy. Kaye concludes with suggestions on how to improve future track two efforts.

A Reed in the Wind

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Author: Thomas Griffith

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1469103923

Category: Poetry

Page: 273

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Success or Suicide

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Author: Vance Cunningham

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1465326502

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 194

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This is the story of Vances drinking years and how he dealt with the underlying causes, the sex, gambling, suicidal impulses and compulsive change of circumstance that ruled him.

Nonproliferation Norms

Why States Choose Nuclear Restraint

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Author: Maria Rost Rublee

Publisher: University of Georgia Press

ISBN: 0820332356

Category: Political Science

Page: 297

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Too often, our focus on the relative handful of countries with nuclear weapons keeps us from asking an important question: Why do so many more states not have such weapons? More important, what can we learn from these examples of nuclear restraint? Maria Rost Rublee argues that in addition to understanding a state's security environment, we must appreciate the social forces that influence how states conceptualize the value of nuclear weapons. Much of what Rublee says also applies to other weapons of mass destruction, as well as national security decision making in general. The nuclear nonproliferation movement has created an international social environment that exerts a variety of normative pressures on how state elites and policymakers think about nuclear weapons. Within a social psychology framework, Rublee examines decision making about nuclear weapons in five case studies: Japan, Egypt, Libya, Sweden, and Germany. In each case, Rublee considers the extent to which nuclear forbearance resulted from persuasion (genuine transformation of preferences), social conformity (the desire to maximize social benefits and/or minimize social costs, without a change in underlying preferences), or identification (the desire or habit of following the actions of an important other). The book offers bold policy prescriptions based on a sharpened knowledge of the many ways we transmit and process nonproliferation norms. The social mechanisms that encourage nonproliferation-and the regime that created them-must be preserved and strengthened, Rublee argues, for without them states that have exercised nuclear restraint may rethink their choices.

Beyond Gentle Teaching

A Nonaversive Approach to Helping Those in Need

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Author: J.J. McGee,F.J. Menolascino

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1475794126

Category: Psychology

Page: 233

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This book is for caregivers: those who care for and about children and adults who reside on the very edge of family and community life. It is for those who not only want to help these distanced individuals but for those who also want to change themselves in the process. It is for parents, teachers, direct care workers, coun selors, social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, advocates, and all who strive to bring about just treatment for the marginalized. It is for those who want to consider a psychology based on inter dependence and to uncover ways to express and practice compan ionship instead of control. It is about children and adults who live in marginalized conditions, who are pushed and pulled away from feelings of union and hurt themselves, hurt others, or simply give up. It is for those who live and work among the mentally retarded, the mentally ill, the aged, the homeless, and the poor. To be marginalized is to be easily controlled, isolated, and segregated.

Grass IS Green ... But Beyond Reach

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Author: Sylvia Marri Stone

Publisher: Rawlins Bookkeeping Service

ISBN: 0977171116

Category:

Page: 110

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Offspring are greatly affected by broken marriages. But sometimes, offspring are the ones who help make things better. Find out how Gianna Fagan made the impossible possible and how she made the past a past, the present a challenging now and the future a bright tomorrow. Read about how complicated adults can eventually compromise if they only set refusal aside and just believe. Read about how things have to happen first before love is squeezed out of people making the world turn around.Sylvia Marri Stone, author of a fiction novel, SELINA MAE STEELE, now wrote her second book, a short novel that aims to soften and open up difficult minds to realize that there is more than just do what is best to what lies there before them. When Ms. Stone was writing this book, she herself felt that she should take a moment to reflect on things that her naked senses may not have sensed therefore bypassing very important elements of considerations that can make a great difference in whatever she did, was about to do, could have been doing, might be doing and will be doing. Inspired by the simple, the very young and the innocent and affected by sad unexpected and unavoidable circumstances that she had experienced herself, Ms. Stone's imagination created a fiction novel that hopes to turn brown to green, gray to blue, red to orange and white to yellow.

Beyond Myself

The Farm Girl and the African Chief

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Author: Anita Katherine Dennis

Publisher: WestBow Press

ISBN: 149085956X

Category: Religion

Page: 296

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When author Anita Katherine Dennis walked into the anthropology class during her sophomore year at Ohio University in 1964, she was sure the class would prove interesting. She had no idea how right she would be. In Beyond Myself, she narrates the love story that developed between her and her anthropology professor, Dr. Ben Dennis, an African tribal chief. In this memoir, she shares how God sustained her during her interracial, cross-cultural marriage—especially as she played the role of chief’s wife in a remote village in Liberia, West Africa. Her life was full of extremes. She met the president of Liberia in the Executive Mansion—and slept in a mud hut. She visited European capitals—and lived in a remote African village. She flew on transatlantic flights—and was carried through the high forest in a chief’s hammock. Anita shares her struggles as she is accepted into the Mende tribe and lived in Vahun with an off and on kerosene fridge, swarming termites on the screens, a cyclone barely missing the house, and pungent elephant meat delivered in the middle of the night. Beyond Myself offers an example of West meets Africa personified. Anita tells how life with Ben was more than a marriage. It was an education and adventure wrapped into one. Ben allowed Anita to escape her narrow cultural confines and embark on a journey from farm girl to global citizen, with plenty of missteps throughout. For more information visit: www.anitakdennis.com. From the Kirkus Review: "....Dennis led a life filled with remarkable events and translated them into an entertaining memoir....overall she proves to be a storyteller with a keen eye for detail and fully re-creates the complexities of her marriage and the exciting challenges she faced in Africa. A cleareyed memoir about navigating fraught relationships and other cultures."

The TCS Story ...and Beyond

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Author: S Ramadorai

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 8184755775

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 320

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In 2003, Tata Consultancy Services set itself a mission: ‘Top Ten by 2010’. In 2009, a year ahead of schedule, TCS made good on that promise: in fourteen years, the company had transformed itself from the $155 million operation that S. Ramadorai inherited as CEO in 1996. Today it is one of the world’s largest IT software and services companies with more than 240,000 people working in forty-two countries, and annual revenues of over $10 billion. The TCS story is one of modern India’s great success stories. In this fascinating book, S. Ramadorai, one of the country’s most respected business leaders, recounts the steps to that extraordinary success, and outlines a vision for the future where the quality initiatives he undertook can be applied to a larger national framework.