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No Excuses

No Excuses
  • Author : Stephan Thernstrom,Abigail Thernstrom
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2009-07-14
  • Total pages :352
  • ISBN : 1439127042
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Summary : Black and Hispanic students are not learning enough in our public schools. 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!
  • Author : Dr. Wayne W. Dyer,Kristina Tracy
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2009-06-15
  • Total pages :224
  • ISBN : 9781401926137
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Summary : Dr. Wayne W. Dyer, the internationally best-selling author and lecturer, has a new message for his youngest readers. In his latest children's book,Wayne teaches kids about excuses: what they are, where they come from, and how to eliminate them so boys and girls can reach their full potential. Playfully illustrated once again by Stacy Heller Budnick, No Excuses! tells the story of a boy with a seemingly impossible dream who almost lets excuses stand in his way. Luckily, he learns some important lessons that allow him to attain his goals--lessons that just about all children will be able to understand and apply to their lives. No Excuses! will be available shortly after the publication of Wayne's book for adults, Excuses Begone!

No Excuses

No Excuses
  • Author : Derrick Coleman,Marcus Brotherton
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2015-06-02
  • Total pages :272
  • ISBN : 9781476796598
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Summary : 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
  • Author : Bob Stoops,Gene Wojciechowski
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-09-10
  • Total pages :320
  • ISBN : 9780316455930
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Summary : 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
  • Author : Robert Shrum
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2007-06-05
  • Total pages :416
  • ISBN : 9781416545583
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Summary : 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
  • Author : Gloria Feldt
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2010-09-28
  • Total pages :384
  • ISBN : 9781580053808
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Summary : 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, No Explanations

No Excuses, No Explanations
  • Author : Coach Teaching Tools
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-07-17
  • Total pages :108
  • ISBN : 1081060719
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Summary : Need a gift for a basketball coach? Looking for a Basketball Skills and Drills Book or maybe a Basketball Coaches Planner and Organizer? Birthday Present? Thank You Gift? For under $10? Then here you go! Basketball is such a great sport! This notebook will help any coach record and remember every minute of your games. Do not leave it all up to memory. Now you can record everything you need and use it later in your strategy sessions. If you are a super busy coach (or married to one) you know exactly how hard it is to keep track of everything. That is exactly why we have created this basketball play designer notebook - to not only map out and design the next best game day strategies ever, but to also help you keep track of all your game day statistics, player information, notes and so much more. And all in one place to make your busy day so much easier! Grab your Blank Basketball Playbook organizer now. Features Included: 8.5x11, Beautiful cover image made with sturdy, durable paper Dated 2019-2020 Calendar - Undated version also sold separately Blank basketball court pages to plan new plays Blank Team Roster pages to list all your team members info Blank Game Statistics pages Blank note pages and more Add To Cart Right Now and start making your life (or your favorite coaches life) so much easier and more organized today!

No Excuses

No Excuses
  • Author : David Neenan,Eric Lucas
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2011-10-01
  • Total pages :184
  • ISBN : 9781614480280
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Summary : 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
  • Author : Jennifer Robin,Michael Burchell
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-09-10
  • Total pages :240
  • ISBN : 9781118352427
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Summary : 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
  • Author : Kyle Maynard
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-02-13
  • Total pages :243
  • ISBN : 9781596986572
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Summary : He was born a congenital amputee, his arms ending at his elbows and his legs at his knees. But that didn’t stop Kyle Maynard from becoming a champion, on the wrestling mat and in his life. No Excuses is the inspiring story of Kyle’s battle against the odds. You’ll learn about the family who supported him, the coach who trained him, and the faith that strengthened him to face the toughest fights.

No Excuses

No Excuses
  • Author : J. Larry Simpson I
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2020-09-10
  • Total pages :304
  • ISBN : 9781646545650
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Summary : “No Excuses” is the true story of a boy traveling across America with his family and their fifty-foot-long trailer full of adventures in the 1950’s. Going to fifteen schools, in ten states, and twenty-four moves, Larry ventured his life from adventure to adventure. From the ‘Muscadine highway,’ to ‘the runaway tractor’ the trailer boy lived thrilling escapades. You will become a part of this soul stirring journey from Gallatin to the Mojave Desert or dancing at the Black Hawk Grill. The author bids you to join him in the ‘53 Ford, descending the wicked Sitgreaves Pass pushed by the sixteen thousand pounds of the Simpson’s home on wheels. Travel with the ‘kid’ as he makes his own and others’ lives a ‘gala affair’. High thrilling adventure awaits you with joy and tears from this one blessed life. The trailer boy’s inspiring story will move you to live your only life fully without excuses.

No Excuses Detox

No Excuses Detox
  • Author : Megan Gilmore
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2017
  • Total pages :216
  • ISBN : 9780399579028
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Summary : In No Excuses Detox, Megan Gilmore presents a collection of 100 satisfying, family-friendly recipes developed with speed, convenience, and optimum digestion in mind. Because enjoying what you eat on a daily basis is crucial to maintaining health goals, these recipes for comfort food favorites--from Freezer Waffles, Sloppy Joe-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes, and Cheesy Garlic Breadsticks to Deep Dish Chocolate Chip Cookies and Pumpkin Bars with Maple Pecan Glaze--taste just as good as their traditional counterparts. By addressing the reasons people fail to stick to a healthy diet--"I'm too busy to cook," "Healthy food is expensive," "I have a family of picky eaters to feed," "If it's good for me, it probably won't taste good or fill me up"--this beautifully packaged and artfully photographed book gives readers no excuse to not eat well year-round.

No Excuses!

No Excuses!
  • Author : Brian Tracy
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2011-03-22
  • Total pages :304
  • ISBN : 1593156324
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Summary : Most people think success comes from good luck or enormous talent, but many successful people achieve their accomplishments in a simpler way: through self-discipline. No Excuses! shows you how you can achieve success in all three major areas of your life, including your personal goals, business and money goals, and overall happiness. Each of the 21 chapters in this book shows you how to be more disciplined in one aspect of your life, with end-of-chapter exercises to help you apply the "no excuses" approach to your own life. With these guidelines, you can learn how to be more successful in everything you do--instead of wistfully envying others you think are just "luckier" than you. A little self-discipline goes a long way…so stop making excuses and read this book!

No Excuses

No Excuses
  • Author : Dennis I. Dickstein,Robert H. Flast
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2008-12-23
  • Total pages :308
  • ISBN : 9780470481103
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Summary : Why should a company have an operational risk management function and how should it be organized? No Excuses proposes that operational risk should be examined through the business processes, that is, the flows of business. It provides practical, how-to, step-by-step lessons and checklists to help identify and mitigate operational risks in an organization. As well, it shows how operational risk can be directly linked to the process flows of a business for all industries. CEOs, CFOs, COOs, CROs, CIOs, and CAOs will benefit from this innovative book.

No Excuses

No Excuses
  • Author : T. J. Herman
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-01-08
  • Total pages :122
  • ISBN : 1793406359
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Summary : Grab this awesome Workout Notebook to help you reach your fitness goals.

Gordon Parks

Gordon Parks
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2021
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : 1455605174
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Summary : Presents the life and accomplishments of the first African American photographer for Life magazine.

No Excuses!

No Excuses!
  • Author : Rick Bobzien
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2010-03-01
  • Total pages :164
  • ISBN : 9781449078966
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Summary : 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
  • Author : Gloria Feldt
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2010-09-28
  • Total pages :384
  • ISBN : 9781580053808
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Summary : 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!

NO EXCUSES!
  • Author : Faith
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-03-13
  • Total pages :152
  • ISBN : 9781466967380
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Summary : 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
  • Author : Jeryx Publishing
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-06-10
  • Total pages :102
  • ISBN : 1073108333
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Summary : In need of a record book to help you keep track of finances, transactions, taxes or messages? Our ledger is designed to work well with your different needs. Our eight column ledger will help you work more efficiently, smarter and better at the office, home or school. A simple tool to keep accurate, permanent bookkeeping records. Whether for business tracking or for home expenses record, this is the perfect ledger for you! This eight column disbursement journal provides tracking for checks, fund transfers, withdrawals, automatic payments and deposits.

No Excuses

No Excuses
  • Author : Charlie Weis,Vic Carucci
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2009-03-17
  • Total pages :240
  • ISBN : 9780061750830
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Summary : Weis was taught football by some of the best minds in the game: Bill Parcells and Bill Belichick. Parcells would give him a life-defining break in 1990 by hiring him as an assistant on the New York Giants staff. For a Jersey guy who loved sports, this was a dream come true, especially when Weis won his first championship in his debut year in the NFL. He'd always wanted to be a sports announcer—the next Marv Albert—but he'd caught the coaching bug and was now in a position to learn from the best. And he did, following Parcells to the New England Patriots and then to the New York Jets. Under enormous pressure and exacting standards, Weis flourished and later became offensive coordinator. When Parcells stepped down as coach of the Jets, Weis joined his colleague and friend Bill Belichick, who was the newly named Patriots head coach. Together they would thrive, building a storied franchise, a rare modern-day dynasty that won three Super Bowls in four years. Through it all, Weis designed offensive schemes that would befuddle even the best defenses in the NFL, and he coached a number of players to greatness, including Pro Bowlers Ben Coates, Curtis Martin, and, of course, Tom Brady. The chance of a lifetime arrived in December of 2004: Weis was offered the opportunity to lead one of the most prestigious football schools in the country, Notre Dame—home of coaching legends Knute Rockne, Frank Leahy, Ara Parseghian, Dan Devine, and Lou Holtz. And so began a new chapter in Weis's career. Weis took over a program in dire need of direction, and now he is in the process of building his own legacy with his unique vision. Off the field, Weis faced his other challenges. Seeking to improve his health and lose weight, he decided to get gastric bypass surgery. What he thought would be a routine procedure turned into a nightmare as he nearly bled to death, lapsed into a coma, and was read the last rites. It was a horrifying experience, yet he battled back in inspiring fashion and still demands nothing less of himself despite the long-lasting aftereffects. He has had his joys, too. Weis considers his wife, Maura, his best friend. They have two beautiful children: Charlie, his "best buddy," and Hannah, who he and his wife consider their "guiding angel." Hannah is developmentally delayed and has been the inspiration leading to the establishment of Hannah and Friends, a nonprofit foundation seeking to improve the quality of life for people with special needs. No Excuses is not only illuminating and insightful, it is an extraordinary look inside one of football's greatest minds who has helped shape today's game.