The Art Of Woo
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|Author||: G. Richard Shell,Mario Moussa|
Explains that the selling of ideas is a matter of encouraging others to share one's beliefs in a guide for salespeople that invites readers to self-assess their persuasion personality and build on natural strengths.
|Author||: G. Richard Shell,Mario Moussa|
You may need The Art of War to defeat your enemies, but if you prefer to win them over, read The Art of Woo G. Richard Shell and Mario Moussa know what it takes to drive new ideas through complex organizations. They have advised thousands of executives from companies such as Google, Microsoft, and General Electric to organizations like the World Bank and even the FBI's hostage rescue training program. In The Art of Woo, they present their systematic, four- step process for winning over even the toughest bosses and most skeptical colleagues. Beginning with two powerful self-assessments to help readers find their "Woo IQ," they show how relationship-based persuasion works to open hearts and minds. "Ranging across history, from Charles Lindbergh to Sam Walton, the authors examine how savvy negotiators use persuasion - not confrontation-to achieve goals." -U.S. News & World Report
|Author||: Richard Shell|
|Editor||: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated|
Richard Shell and Mario Moussa offer a self-assessment to determine which persuasion role fits readers best and how they can make the most of their natural strengths. The authors also share vivid stories from their experiences advising thousands of leaders, and stories about famous people like John D. Rockefeller, Andrew Carnegie, Andy Grove, and Bono. Whether introverted or extroverted, competitive or collaborative, intellectual or practical, The Art of Woo strengthens persuasion skills for readers in business, academia, and other fields involving the use of influence.
|Author||: Grant Hayter-Menzies|
|Editor||: Douglas & McIntyre|
Although Emily Carr is now considered a Canadian legend, the most enduring image is that of her pushing a beat-up old pram into downtown Victoria, loaded with dogs, cats, birds—and a monkey. Woo, a Javanese macaque whom Carr adopted in 1923, has become inextricably linked with Carr in the popular imagination. But more than that, in her short lifetime Woo became equally connected to Carr’s life and art. Born to a strictly religious family, Carr was never able to reconcile her wild and passionate nature with the stifling mores of the well-to-do Victorian society in which she was raised. Over the years, she increasingly turned to the company of animals to find the love and trust missing from her human relationships. Across the world in an Indonesian jungle lagoon, Woo (like Carr) was parted from her mother at a young age. The tiny ape with a “greeny-brown” pelt and penetrating golden eyes was then shipped across the world. When Carr spotted Woo in a pet store, she recognized a kindred spirit and took her home. Woo was many things to Carr—a surrogate daughter, a reflection of herself, a piece of the wild inside her downtown Victoria boarding house. Welcoming the mischievous Woo into her life, Carr also welcomed a freedom that allowed a full blooming of artistic expression and gave Canada and the world great art unlike any other before or since. However, despite Carr’s clear love for Woo, her chaotic life did not always allow Carr to properly care for her. Tragically, after Carr was hospitalized due to heart failure, she arranged for Woo to be sent to the Stanley Park Zoo. Bereft of Carr, Woo died alone in her cage only a year later. Hayter-Menzies approaches his subject from a contemporary perspective on bringing wild animals into captivity while remaining empathetic to the unique relationship between artist and monkey.
|Author||: BusinessNews Publishing|
The must-read summary of G. Richard Shell and Mario Moussa's book: "The Art of Woo: Using Strategic Persuasion to Sell Your Ideas". This complete summary of the ideas from G. Richard Shell and Mario Moussa's book "The Art of Woo" shows that selling ideas involves a different strategy to selling objects: you must use “relationship-based persuasion” which isn’t based on coercion or hard-selling, but agreement. You not only want to sell your idea, but you want to carry on selling it, and sell future ones to a receptive audience. In their book, the authors explain their four-step process to achieving this that you can follow in your own business. This summary is a must-read for both established businesses and new entrepreneurs. Added-value of this summary: • Save time • Understand key concepts • Expand your knowledge To learn more, read "The Art of Woo" and discover the key to selling to customers who come back again and again.
|Author||: Mike Hoolboom|
|Editor||: Coach House Books|
'The streets are full of admirable craftsmen, but so few practical dreamers.' – Man Ray What if there were movies made the same way as suits, custom fitted, each one tailored for one person? Not broadcast, but narrowcast? Not theatres around the world showing the same globalized pictures, but instead a local circumstance, a movie so particular, so peculiar, it could cure night blindness or vertigo? Welcome to the world of fringe movies, where artists have been busy putting queer shoulders to the wheels, or bending light to talk about First Nations rights (and making it funny at the same time), or demonstrating how a personality can be taken apart and put together again, all in the course of a ten-minute movie which might take years to make. Practical Dreamers takes us to this other side of the media plantation. In it, twenty-seven Canadian artists dish about how they get it done and why it matters. The conversations are personal, up close and jargon free, smart without smarting. The stellar cast includes smartbomb Steve Reinke; visionary Peter Mettler; Middle East specialist Jayce Salloum; queer Asian avatars Richard Fung, Midi Onodera, Ho Tam, and Wayne Yung; footage recyclers Aleesa Cohene and Jubal Brown; overhead projector king Daniel Barrow; First Nations vets Kent Monkman and Shelley Niro; international art presence Paulette Philips; and documentarian Donigan Cumming. These in-depth talks come lavishly illustrated in an oversized volume.
|Author||: Lindsay Wong|
|Editor||: arsenal pulp press|
In this jaw-dropping, darkly comedic memoir, a young woman comes of age in a dysfunctional Asian family whose members blamed their woes on ghosts and demons when in fact they should have been on anti-psychotic meds. Lindsay Wong grew up with a paranoid schizophrenic grandmother and a mother who was deeply afraid of the “woo-woo”—Chinese ghosts who come to visit in times of personal turmoil. From a young age, she witnessed the woo-woo’s sinister effects; at the age of six, she found herself living in the food court of her suburban mall, which her mother saw as a safe haven because they could hide there from dead people, and on a camping trip, her mother tried to light Lindsay’s foot on fire to rid her of the woo-woo. The eccentricities take a dark turn, however, when her aunt, suffering from a psychotic breakdown, holds the city of Vancouver hostage for eight hours when she threatens to jump off a bridge. And when Lindsay herself starts to experience symptoms of the woo-woo herself, she wonders whether she will suffer the same fate as her family. On one hand a witty and touching memoir about the Asian immigrant experience, and on the other a harrowing and honest depiction of the vagaries of mental illness, The Woo-Woo is a gut-wrenching and beguiling manual for surviving family, and oneself.
|Author||: Monica Kulling|
|Editor||: Pajama Press Inc.|
Presents a fictionalized account of the relationship between the eccentric artist Emily Carr and her pet monkey, Woo.
|Author||: Thomas A. Stewart,Patricia O'Connell|
In this pioneering guide, two business authorities introduce the new discipline of Service Design and reveal why trying new strategies for pleasing customers isn’t enough to differentiate your business—it needs to be designed for service from the ground up. Woo, Wow, and Win reveals the importance of designing your company around service, and offers clear, practical strategies based on the idea that the design of services is markedly different than manufacturing. Bestselling authors and business experts Thomas A. Stewart and Patricia O’Connell contend that most companies, both digital and brick-and-mortar, B2B or B2C; are not designed for service—to provide an experience that matches a customer’s expectations with every interaction and serves the company’s needs. When customers have more choices than ever before, study after study reveals that it’s the experience that makes the difference. To provide great experiences that keep customers coming back, businesses must design their services with as much care as their products. Service Design is proactive—it is about delivering on your promise to customers in accordance with your strategy, not about acceding to customer dictates. Woo, Wow, and Win teaches you how to create "Ahhh" moments when the customer makes a positive judgment, and to avoid Ow" moments—when you lose a sale or worse, customer trust. Whether you’re giving a haircut, selling life insurance, or managing an office building, your customer is as much a part of your business as your employees are. Together, you and customers create a bank of trust; fueled by knowledge of each other’s skills and preferences. This is Customer Capital, the authors explain, and it is jointly owned. But it’s up to you to manage it profitably. Innovative yet grounded in real world examples, Woo, Wow, and Win is the key strategy for winning customers—and keeping them.
|Author||: David R. Hamilton, Ph.D.|
|Editor||: Hay House, Inc|
Why should we meditate? How can crystals heal the mind and body? Why is visualization so powerful - and so effective? Alternative therapies, healing modalities, and spiritual practices are often referred to as 'woo-woo,' - but many of these approaches are actually supported by compelling scientific evidence. In this dynamic and thought-provoking book, David R. Hamilton PhD dives deeper into the true nature of consciousness and presents the cutting-edge research behind energy healing, crystals, meditation, and more. You'll discover: · The science behind some of today's most popular alternative practices · How your thoughts, emotions, and beliefs have healing power · The benefits of nature and a holistic approach to healing · A fascinating link between consciousness and human connection · The relationship between suppressed emotions and disease The ideas behind some of these holistic therapies have been around for millennia - but now we have scientific evidence demonstrating how they can contribute to physical, emotional, and energetic healing too. It's time to embrace the truth: That woo-woo really does work.
|Author||: Carriane Leung|
|Editor||: Inanna Publications & Education Incorporated|
The eldest of the three Woo children, Miramar is ever the obedient sister and daughter ... on the outside. On the inside, she's a kick-ass kung fu heroine with rock star flash, sassy attitude, and an insatiable appetite for adventure. Just as Miramar is about to venture forth on the real adventure of leaving home for university, her beloved father is killed in an accident. Miramar watches helplessly as her family unravels in the aftermath of her father's death. She gets herself to university on a bus with no family to see her off, no hugs, and no support. Along the way she encounters people and situations light years apart from her sheltered world. She explores new friendships, lust, and a side of herself never seen before. Ultimately, Miramar discovers the meaning of courage, belonging, and family.
|Author||: Eddie Woo|
|Editor||: Macmillan Publishers Aus.|
Have you ever wondered why a rainbow is curved? Or why left-handers aren't extinct? How a sunflower is like a synchronised swimmer, or a lightning bolt is like a blood vessel? The answer to all these questions and more can be summed up in one simple word: MATHS. As the inimitable Eddie Woo explains, maths is not just about numbers. Maths is about patterns, and our universe is extraordinarily patterned. With enthusiasm and wonder, Eddie is here to help us discover these patterns. With engaging clarity and entertaining anecdotes, Eddie demonstrates the intricacy of maths in all the things we love - from music in our iPods to our credit cards. Filled with humour and heart, this book will fascinate, entertain and illuminate the maths that surrounds us. This is a specially formatted fixed layout ebook that retains the look and feel of the print book. LONGLISTED FOR THE ABIA GENERAL NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR 2019 PRAISE FOR EDDIE WOO "I never thought I'd read a maths book cover to cover, let alone sing its praises. Eddie Woo makes maths fun, accessible and relevant. Now we can all benefit from his extraordinary skill as a teacher." JENNY BROCKIE, journalist and TV host "Not just a great teacher, Woo's Wonderful World of Maths shows Eddie to be a storyteller too. Is there anything the Woo cannot do?" ADAM SPENCER, Ambassador for Mathematics, University of Sydney
|Author||: Kyunghee Pyun,Jung-Ah Woo|
This book examines the development of national emblems, photographic portraiture, oil painting, world expositions, modern spaces for art exhibitions, university programs of visual arts, and other agencies of modern art in Korea. With few books on modern art in Korea available in English, this book is an authoritative volume on the topic and provides a comparative perspective on Asian modernism including Japan, China, and India. In turn, these essays also shed a light on Asian reception of and response to the Orientalism and exoticism popular in Europe and North America in the early twentieth century. The book will be of interest to scholars working in art history, the history of Asia, Asian studies, colonialism, nationalism, and cultural identity.
|Author||: Woo! Jr.|
|Editor||: Woo! Jr.|
A Children's Drawing Book for Creative Kids This bestselling step-by-step drawing guide is essential for all kids! With 365 things to draw for every day of the year, kids will be entertained while learning a new skill. The Drawing Book for Kids makes learning how to draw easy! Turn creativity into ability. The activities in The Drawing Book for Kids book help kids turn their love of drawing into skill. With tips on how to draw, easy techniques, and tons of ideas, soon they will be able to take their creativity to a new level. If your kids are fascinated by art, sketching, or just want to learn how to draw cute illustrations, this book provides easy drawing ideas step-by-step! A step by step drawing guide for every interest. Whether you're looking for gifts for girls who want to learn how to draw cute things, or boys who love cartoon drawing, this book is filled with possibilities. It contains 365 things to draw every day for an entire year--animals, objects, food, plants, vehicles, sports, holiday symbols, and more. Every activity is like a mini lesson in art for kids, broken down into simple steps so that all budding artists can create a masterpiece. With easy instructions for step-by-step drawing, kids can turn their creativity into artistic confidence. Inside, kids will find step-by-step drawing instructions and learn to draw things like: Objects in nature like animals, trees, waterfalls, leaves, and flowers Guitars, pianos, harps, and other musical instruments Sporty items like footballs, tennis rackets, and baseball gloves Robots, mythical creatures, holidays, cartoons, people, and more! If you're looking for easy drawing books, children's drawing books or step by step drawing books for kids 9-12 or 6-8--like How to Draw Cute Stuff or How To Draw Almost Everything for Kids--you'll love The Drawing Book for Kids.
|Author||: Jessica Woo|
Meet Kinzie. She has a bunch of fun loving, slightly smelly, Monsters that live in her room. They never let her sleep at night. But that's ok, her parents always help her out. Until one day they decide it's time she learns to sleep on her own. What will Kinzie do about her Monsters?What To Do About Your Monsters is a heartfelt story about a girl who has sleep issues. At its core, however, the story is not just about having problems sleeping, but about being afraid to try something new.
|Author||: Lisa Siberry|
|Editor||: Hardie Grant Publishing|
A dazzling, whip-smart mystery series about two very different girls and a whole heap of danger … Hannah Plum loves fashion, fun, and junk food. Patti Woo is obsessed with detective novels, lives in leggings, and is definitely not Hannah’s friend. But the two girls are stuck at the beachside Heartbreak Hotel together while Hannah’s dad and Patti’s mum are out birdwatching and – yuck! – falling in love. When a hotel guest’s beautiful pink wedding dress is stolen, Hannah is determined to get to the bottom of it. With a reluctant Patti in tow, the two girls are launched into an ever-deepening mystery. Why is a wedding planner sending secret signals to an unknown guest? Who’s leaving creepy wet diving relics in the hotel rooms? And could some long-lost, famous pink pearls be at the heart of it all? If Plum and Woo want to survive the summer, they’ll need to solve this mystery in style. But first, they’ll have to survive each other … In every Plum & Woo instalment, Hannah and Patti will investigate a surprising and sinister fashion mystery while also navigating their newly blending family. Brimming with fun, danger and highly relatable tween angst, this series is perfect for 9+!
The vampire Deshwitat, imprisoned for centuries by a sorcerer, is released upon the world and seeks revenge against the one that imprisoned him, and also helps fight against evil as he tries to find his place in the modern world.