Go Big

Make Your Shot Count in the Connected World

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Author: Cory Cotton

Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.

ISBN: 9781414365619

Category: Religion

Page: 224

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It began with a free sandwich, a simple camera, and twenty “I can do better than you” shots. From that afternoon of friendly competition, six college guys created Dude Perfect, a YouTube group that specializes in the craziest basketball shots you can imagine. Within months, the guys went from shooting backyard trick shots to starring in GMC truck commercials and standing on an L.A. Red Carpet. Listed by Advertising Age as one of YouTube’s Hottest Brands, Dude Perfect’s videos have reached and inspired hundreds of millions with one contagious message—the very phrase they championed from day one—Go Big. By leveraging the connected world, Dude Perfect’s dream became a reality, and now, they want the same for you. Written by one of the dudes himself, Go Big tells their story and unveils their secret: five practical principles for taking your passions, skills, and dreams to the next level. Are you ready to Go Big?

My Big Brother

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Author: Miriam Cohen

Publisher: Star Bright Books

ISBN: 9781595720078

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 40

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When his big brother leaves to become a soldier, a boy does what he can to take his place in the family.

Bold

How to Go Big, Create Wealth and Impact the World

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Author: Peter H. Diamandis,Steven Kotler

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1476709580

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 336

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“A visionary roadmap for people who believe they can change the world—and invaluable advice about bringing together the partners and technologies to help them do it.” —President Bill Clinton A radical, how-to guide for using exponential technologies, moonshot thinking, and crowd-powered tools, Bold unfolds in three parts. Part One focuses on the exponential technologies that are disrupting today’s Fortune 500 companies and enabling upstart entrepreneurs to go from “I’ve got an idea” to “I run a billion-dollar company” far faster than ever before. The authors provide exceptional insight into the power of 3D printing, artificial intelligence, robotics, networks and sensors, and synthetic biology. Part Two draws on insights from billionaires such as Larry Page, Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and Jeff Bezos and reveals their entrepreneurial secrets. Finally, Bold closes with a look at the best practices that allow anyone to leverage today’s hyper-connected crowd like never before. Here, the authors teach how to design and use incentive competitions, launch million-dollar crowdfunding campaigns to tap into tens of billions of dollars of capital, and finally how to build communities—armies of exponentially enabled individuals willing and able to help today’s entrepreneurs make their boldest dreams come true.

Big Sister Dora!

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Author: N.A

Publisher: ABDO

ISBN: 9781599610672

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 24

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Dora becomes a big sister and hurries home with the help of friends.

Big Red Lollipop

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Author: Rukhsana Khan

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101587555

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 40

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Rubina has been invited to her first birthday party, and her mother, Ami, insists that she bring her little sister along. Rubina is mortified, but she can?t convince Ami that you just don?t bring your younger sister to your friend?s party. So both girls go, and not only does Sana demand to win every game, but after the party she steals Rubina?s prized party favor, a red lollipop. What?s a fed-up big sister to do? Rukhsana Khan?s clever story and Sophie Blackall?s irresistible illustrations make for a powerful combination in this fresh and surprising picture book.

Small Giants

Companies That Choose to Be Great Instead of Big, 10th-Anniversary Edition

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Author: Bo Burlingham

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101992336

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 304

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How maverick companies have passed up the growth treadmill — and focused on greatness instead. It’s an axiom of business that great companies grow their revenues and profits year after year. Yet quietly, under the radar, a small number of companies have rejected the pressure of endless growth to focus on more satisfying business goals. Goals like being great at what they do, creating a great place to work, providing great customer service, making great contributions to their communities, and finding great ways to lead their lives. In Small Giants, veteran journalist Bo Burlingham takes us deep inside fourteen remarkable companies that have chosen to march to their own drummer. They include Anchor Brewing, the original microbrewer; CitiStorage Inc., the premier independent records-storage business; Clif Bar & Co., maker of organic energy bars and other nutrition foods; Righteous Babe Records, the record company founded by singer-songwriter Ani DiFranco; Union Square Hospitality Group, the company of restaurateur Danny Meyer; and Zingerman’s Community of Businesses, including the world-famous Zingerman’s Deli of Ann Arbor. Burlingham shows how the leaders of these small giants recognized the full range of choices they had about the type of company they could create. And he shows how we can all benefit by questioning the usual definitions of business success. In his new afterward, Burlingham reflects on the similarities and learning lessons from the small giants he covers in the book. From the Hardcover edition.

Big Brother 2

The Official Unseen Story

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Author: Jean Ritchie

Publisher: Boxtree

ISBN: 9780752261737

Category: Big brother (Television program : Great Britain)

Page: 282

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Building Big

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Author: David Macaulay

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0547348436

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 192

View: 7009

Why this shape and not that? Why steel instead of concrete or stone? Why put it here and not over there? These are the kinds of questions that David Macaulay asks himself when he observes an architectural wonder. These questions take him back to the basic process of design from which all structures begin, from the realization of a need for the structure to the struggles of the engineers and designers to map out and create the final construction. As only he can, David Macaulay engages readers’ imaginations and gets them thinking about structures they see and use every day — bridges, tunnels, skyscrapers, domes, and dams. In Building Big he focuses on the connections between the planning and design problems and the solutions that are finally reached. Whether a structure is imposing or inspiring, he shows us that common sense and logic play just as important a part in architecture as imagination and technology do. As always, Macaulay inspires readers of all ages to look at their world in a new way.

Big Easy Read Britain 2018 SP

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Author: AA Publishing

Publisher: AA Publishing

ISBN: 9780749578534

Category:

Page: 208

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This A3 format atlas provides giant scale mapping and type throughout. It is available in two binding styles, softback and spiral bound. Each page has been titled with its geographical location so you can turn to the page you need more easily. Static speed camera locations with speed limits are pinpointed and wide minor roads (more than and less than 4m wide) are indicated. National Trust, English, and World Heritage sites, crematorium locations, and other hard-to-find places are also shown. There are 72 city, town, and port plans, including a central district map of London and a full-color admin map showing all the latest unitary authority areas. Plus, scenic routes and tourist sites with satnav-friendly post codes. The paper in this atlas is produced from environmentally sustainable resources.

Babies on the Go

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Author: Linda Ashman,Jane Dyer

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780152058869

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 30

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Illustrations and rhyming text show how different animals carry their babies when they are on the move.

Big Sky PB

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Author: Sharon Farritor Raimondo

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9781329080942

Category: Fiction

Page: 218

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Big Sky is the story of the McCloud family living in the Sandhills of Custer County Nebraska. It follows the lives of a hard-headed Irishman, his staunchly Catholic wife and their children as they fall under the lengthening shadows of the Great Depression, illness, infant death, crushing poverty, and their determination to overcome. Not only does the patriarch endure mysterious seizures and health problems, this family faces apocalyptic challenges. The focus is on John - an 8-year old when the story opens - the eldest brother to a brood of hungry mouths and a scrappy fighter, struggling to survive. John is a young warrior, seemingly born to battle the world around him.

QUEEN BESS PB

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Author: Rich Dl

Publisher: Smithsonian

ISBN: 1560986182

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 192

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Traces the life of Bessie Coleman, America's first African-American woman aviator, who dreamed of opening a flight school for African Americans but died in an crash in 1926. By the author of Amelia Earhart: A Biography.

The Giant Jam Sandwich

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Author: John Vernon Lord

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 054466423X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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It's a dark day for Itching Down. Four million wasps have just descended on the town, and the pests are relentless! What can be done? Bap the Baker has a crazy idea that just might work . . . Young readers will love this lyrical, rhyming text as they watch the industrious citizens of Itching Down knead, bake, and slather the biggest wasp trap there ever was! John Vernon Lord's bright ink and crayon illustrations fill the pages with humorous detail.

Chasing Lost Times

A Father and Son Reconciled Through Running

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Author: Geoffrey Beattie,Ben Beattie

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1780573669

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 256

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Geoffrey Beattie is an extremely successful academic and celebrity psychologist. He was perhaps a less successful father. His obsession with his career and his driving passion for running when he was at home almost destroyed his relationship with his son, but, ironically, it is running that has brought them back together. Chasing Lost Times is the emotional story of a father and son trying to repair a relationship through a shared activity that depends on sheer physical effort, the kind of physical effort that may once have been the source of commonality between father and son in all previous generations but which seems to be absent in the modern world.

The Apple Knocker (PB)

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Author: G C Miller

Publisher: Dorrance Publishing

ISBN: 1480999113

Category: Fiction

Page: 232

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The Apple Knocker By: G C Miller When John Cuyler catches his wife Mary in the arms of Gary Duncan, it sets off a series of violent events in their small Nebraska town. Eight years later, Mary struggles to keep the past behind her and provide for her two young children. After a series of brutal murders, it’s clear the past isn’t done with her. From 1950s small towns to gritty hobo camps, from danger to familial love, The Apple Knocker is an intimate and sweeping look at obsession and hope.

Clifford's tricks

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Author: Norman Bridwell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780590503570

Category: Competition (Psychology)

Page: N.A

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When Emily Elizabeth tries to prove to a new neighbor that Clifford can do tricks as well as her dog Bruno, Clifford's tricks wreak havoc, as usual.

Playing Big

Find Your Voice, Your Mission, Your Message

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Author: Tara Mohr

Publisher: Avery

ISBN: 1592409601

Category: Self-actualization (Psychology)

Page: 269

View: 8579

"In her coaching and programs for women, Tara Mohr saw how women were "playing small" in their lives and careers, were frustrated by it, and wanted to "play bigger." She has devised a proven way for them to achieve their dreams by playing big from the inside out."--Amazon.com.