The Iceberg Hermit

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Author: Arthur Roth

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 9780590441124

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 219

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Shipwrecked in 1757 on an iceberg in the Arctic seas with only an orphaned polar bear cub for companionship, seventeen-year-old Allan begins a seemingly hopeless struggle for survival.

The Tip of the Iceberg

Managing the Hidden Forces that Can Make Or Break Your Organization

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Author: David Hutchens

Publisher: Leverage Networks, Inc

ISBN: 188382351X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 75

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A group of enterprising penguins with a yen for juicy clams teams up with some walrus colleagues to harvest a seemingly endless supply for all. The good news attracts penguins and walruses from icebergs far and wide who join in the work and the delectation. But on the way to establishing a clam lovers' paradise; territorial skirmishes arise; clumsy walruses flatten penguins; and confusion reigns. Can the penguins discover the hidden connections that have turned spiraling success into frustration and social upheaval? Only when they learn to see what is invisible are they able to stop their paradise from unraveling and take steps to create sustainable prosperity. The Tip of the Iceberg vividly illustrates how organizations can be trapped by systems when they fail to understand them. The story and discussion guide will help managers sort through the complexity of surface-level events and discover how to take effective actions that create the results they desire.

Voyage of the Iceberg

The Story of the Iceberg That Sank the Titanic

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Author: Richard Brown

Publisher: James Lorimer & Company

ISBN: 9781550286328

Category: Arctic regions

Page: 152

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Richard Brown's book tells the story of the world's most famous iceberg as well as the story of the Inuit bands, sailors, and explorers who saw it before its collision.

Exploring the Iceberg

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Author: Paul Lamb

Publisher: Balboa Press

ISBN: 1452563144

Category: Self-Help

Page: 264

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When I came out of my coma at mid-life like a six year old, I had no self-esteem, no confidence, no worth or value. I was lower than a snake's belly. Using the Iceberg Strategies my self-esteem began to emerge. Knowing yourself deeply is the bedrock of self-esteem. Everyone has the same core strength deep within. Self-esteem is on a continuum. Your self-esteem falls on that continuum different than anyone else. More precisely, you have enabled your self-esteem to fall there. You are not given high or low self-esteem. Everyone has equal shares. And like everyone else, your self-esteem is bursting to come forth - overflowing its brim. You are taught to respect your parents and elders. This is confused culturally and religiously. The confusion comes that respecting parents and elders is synonymous with them always being right or knowing better. Compounding this repression is, you learn what you live. Growing up with repression you tend to carry your learning with you, internalize it, and it culminates in oppressing yourself. You live life feeling you have no value. In reality, you have great value, as everyone does. You just may not know it, yet. Fortunately, emerging your self-esteem and your personal growth can start at any age. In the course of "Exploring the Iceberg" you are discovering the truth. The deeper you know yourself the more truth you discover to emerge your self-esteem to launch your undeniable freedom. How does the truth set you free? Knowing yourself deeply is the bedrock of self-esteem. The more self-esteem you uncover and use in your life, the more confidence you garner to be the real you! When you have this, your self-value and self-worth increase for you to have the strength, courage and wisdom to view the world and yourself though truthful eyes.z

Meltin: The Iceberg

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Author: W. H. Bishop

Publisher: Author House

ISBN: 1477252525

Category: Education

Page: 20

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“With the world’s growing interest in changing climatic conditions, Meltin: The Iceberg intends to give elementary aged school children a fun read on the impact which global warming is having upon Arctic glaciers. William Bishop, author, hopes that both parents and children alike will view this book as an awareness of just some of the hazards which a typical iceberg may encounter en-route to its ultimate collapse. Join a voyage of survival with a friendly berg named Meltin and his sea companions, with the will to endure a better fate.”

Beyond the Iceberg

A Case for Emotional Healing

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Author: Christiana Onu

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9781475951929

Category: Religion

Page: 208

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Beyond the Iceberg: A Case for Emotional Healing presents a step-by-step investigation into human nature, considering why so many people get angry, producing an intense response without any good reason. Through her experience and professional studies, author Dr. Christine Onu offers antidotes to those hidden reasons causing people appear to be sick when there is no actual sickness. There are many problems plaguing society today for which the root causes are not self-evident. We are naturally inclined to think and care for ourselves and our own safety more than we think or care for others. But nobody is an island; we need each other for life to be more meaningful. While there is absolute need for each of us to take proper care of ourselves, we should also be interested in the needs and progress of others. Beyond the Iceberg explores the value of psychology as a necessary tool to deal with and understand human behaviors and the problems that arise in interpersonal relationships, so that we are better able to resolve conflicts when they arise. Each of us creates our own life story and realitywho we are as human beings. Beyond the Iceberg considers the hidden emotions that create problems in our relationships, at work, and at home, while examining the causes for our psychological challenges and possible solutions.

Tip of the Iceberg

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Author: Larry O'Connor

Publisher: Canadian Scholars’ Press

ISBN: 9781551302843

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 168

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Growing up in remote central Canada, Larry O'Connor was spellbound by the country farther north -- the unknowable white expanses, the harsh lives of its indigenous peoples and animals, and the exploits of its legendary explorers. A memoir of self-discovery, 'Tip of the Iceberg' samples the history and lore of the frozen wastes as it reveals a young man's journey across his family's past. O'Connor is the kind of child the Eskimos might have left to the elements: undersized, frail, an outsider. Yet he is wilful, driven to lift the pall that emanates from his father to blanket the entire family. Underlying the physical coldness of place is an emotional chill. O'Connor's father is a stern, secretive man, barely knowable to his son, misunderstood by those around him. While father and son are poles apart in their temperament, O'Connor senses the traces of a hidden, softer man in his father, a man who retreats to a locked box of memorabilia in the middle of the night. O'Connor pushes on in his quest. O'Connor's spare and elegant prose conveys the heartbreaking weight of the unspoken and unseen: relatives who never call or visit, photographs locked in a cedar chest, forgotten obituaries in back issues of the local newspaper. In eerie counterpoint, O'Connor mixes fact and fable about narwhals, the midnight sun, and the elusive Northwest Passage with details of the two lives -- the maturing son and distant father. At the same time O'Connor ponders the spirit-killing ethos of his working-class town: Do your duty and mind your business, no showing off and no complaining. The effect is cumulative, subtle, and inexorable. Tip of the Iceberg is a remarkable story, perfectly modulated by O'Connor's exquisite style and infused with the kind of deep humanity that comes from understanding and forgiveness.

Hidden Costs : the Iceberg That Could Sink Your Company

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Author: Padraic Dempsey

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1469132222

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 251

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Do you know where your company is losing money? did you ever wonder how to tackle this situation? Who is fighting in your corner? Where can you find the simple answers? For all the work you do, couldn't there be more ways to identifyloss and stop losing money? This book looks at these questions in a practical way using simple methods and ideas to maximize the opportunities usually hidden to us. All companies can benefit by knowing where to look, turning every stone, checking every account and flow of their money, your money.

The Iceberg in the Mist: Northern Research in Pursuit of a “Little Ice Age”

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Author: A.E.J. Ogilvie,Trausti Jónsson

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 940173352X

Category: Science

Page: 264

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THE "LITTLE ICE AGE": LOCAL AND GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES P. D. JONES and K. R. BRIFFA Climatic Research Unit, University of East Anglia, Norwich, NR4 7TJ, UK. This volume of Climatic Change is devoted to the study of the climate of the last 1000 years, with a major emphasis on the last few centuries. The timespan encompasses what has been referred to as the "Little Ice Age" (Bradley, 1992). This term was originally coined by glaciologists, with reference to the most recent major glacial advance of the Holocene (Bradley and Jones, 1993). Although other such advances in different parts of the world may not have been synchronous, the term "Little Ice Age" has come to be associated with the period of a widespread foreward movement of European glaciers between about 14 50 to 1850, as well as with relatively cooler temperatures. The issue of whether or not this concept is appropriate, is a major theme of many of the papers included in this volume.