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Raise the Bar

Raise the Bar Author Jon Taffer
ISBN-10 9780544148307
Release 2013
Pages 246
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The host of Spike TV's Bar Rescue distills the secrets to running a successful hospitality business as based on his Reaction Management strategy for creating desirable reactions in customers.



Raising the Bar

Raising the Bar Author Gary Erickson
ISBN-10 9780787976309
Release 2012-06-22
Pages 368
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In April of 2000, Gary Erickson turned down a $120 million offer to buy his thriving company. Today, instead of taking it easy for the rest of his life and enjoying a luxurious retirement, he's working harder than ever. Why would any sane person pass up the financial opportunity of a lifetime? Raising the Bar tells the amazing story of Clif Bar's Gary Erickson and shows that some things are more important than money. Gary Erickson and coauthor Lois Lorentzen tell the unusual and inspiring story about following your passion, the freedom to create, sustaining a business over the long haul, and living responsibly in your community and on the earth. Raising the Bar chronicles Clif Bar's ascent from a homemade energy bar to a $100 million phenomenon with an estimated 35 million consumers, and a company hailed by Inc. magazine as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. four years in a row. The book is filled with compelling personal stories from Erickson's life-trekking in the Himalayan mountains, riding his bicycle over roadless European mountain passes, climbing in the Sierra Nevada range--as inspiration for his philosophy of business. Throughout the book, Erickson--a competitive cyclist, jazz musician, world traveler, mountain climber, wilderness guide, and entrepreneur--convinces us that sustaining one's employees, community, and environment is good business. If you are a manager, executive, business owner, or board member, Raising the Bar is your personal guide to corporate integrity. If you are a sports enthusiast, environmentalist, adventure lover, intrigued by a unique corporate culture, or just interested in a good story, Raising the Bar is for you.



Raising the Bar

Raising the Bar Author Alvin L. Reid
ISBN-10 0825497523
Release 2002
Pages 208
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Two-thirds of today's teens are interested in having a meaningful relationship with God, yet less than one-third of them are active in a local church. These statistics indicate that it is time to change how the church does youth ministry, and this compelling book provides an impassioned plea for the church to set higher standards for ministry to teens and their families.



Raising the Bar

Raising the Bar Author Gabrielle Douglas
ISBN-10 0310740703
Release 2013
Pages 141
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The gold medal-winning gymnast shares photographs, quotes, and information about her day-to-day life and offers advice on how to stay healthy, look good, and keep strong under pressure.



Raising the Bar The Future of Fine Chocolate

Raising the Bar  The Future of Fine Chocolate Author Pam Williams
ISBN-10 9780969192138
Release 2012-09-27
Pages 288
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"Just give me all your chocolate and no one gets hurt!" Billions of us worldwide understand what it means to scream those words. We feel lost-even unhinged-without chocolate's pleasures. And if chocolate is the music that makes our days brighter, fine chocolate is the symphony-the richest, most complex form in the chocolate universe. The most important movement in that symphony's centuries-old existence is now beginning. And that future is... what? A world of gray monochromatic flavor, or one rich with a rainbow of flavors that capture the myriad pleasures and diversity of the cocoa bean? In the spirit of Michael Pollan's The Omnivore's Dilemma, Raising the Bar: The Future of Fine Chocolate tells the story of what that next movement in the fine flavor chocolate symphony might hold. Told in four lively parts covering everything from before the bean to after the bar-genetics, farming, manufacturing, and bonbons-the book features interviews with dozens of international stakeholders across the fine flavor industry to consider the promises and pitfalls ahead. It looks through what is happening today to understand where things are going, while unwrapping the possibilities for the millions and millions of us who believe that life without the very best chocolate is no life at all. Part One Seeds of Change: Genetics and Flavor The genetic story of the future of flavor cacao told through discussions with researchers, scientists, and experts around the world who are involved at the genetic level: from the mapping of the cacao genome to the Heirloom Cacao Preservation Initiative (HCP). The HCP seeks to connect flavor to genetics to the work being done on the ground in order to confront the spread of low-flavor beans and ensure cacao quality and diversity for future generations. Part Two From the Ground Up: Farmers, Farming, and Flavor Discussion of the issues of growing cacao from an ecological and sustainable perspective given the reality of where it is grown. Interviews and stories cover the majority of fine flavor growing regions and myriad efforts to add value and values to fine flavor chocolate; preserve, protect, and propagate flavor cacao for the future; and ensure that the beans are as good as they can possibly be. The realities and possibilities of fair trade chocolate and the work being done on fermentation are also covered. Part Three To Market, To Market: Craftsmanship, Customer Education and Flavor Can consumers learn to slow down, taste, explore, and value the costly complexity of fine chocolate? Though the future looks bright by some measurements, sometimes the numbers aren't what they seem... Discussions with both artisan and traditional chocolate manufacturers around the world on how they see the market and sources for fine flavor beans and what they are doing to educate their customers about their craft, including a survey of the nature of raw, organic, and functional chocolate. Part Four Performing Flavor: The Art of the Chocolatier Whether watching over those creations, traveling the world to discover new pairings, or simply taking their love of Junior Mints to the highest level, the worl''s fine flavor chocolatiers are all deeply aware of the "stage" they work on and the importance of taste in every performance. The future of their creations-the most flavorful and beautiful bonbons and confections in the world-are discussed as these chocolatiers confront the issues surrounding the preservation of their craft and how they see their flavors and recipe development changing (or not) in the future.



Raising the Bar

Raising the Bar Author Nick Mautone
ISBN-10 1579652603
Release 2004
Pages 287
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Introduces more than 250 cocktail recipes, ranging from familiar drinks to exotic specialties, accompanied by recipes for homemade garnishes, cocktail snacks, syrups, cordials, and sauces made from drink elements.



Raising the Bar

Raising the Bar Author Al Kavadlo
ISBN-10 0938045458
Release 2012
Pages 203
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Master the art of bar calisthenics and forge the upper body of your dreams without the need for weights, machines, or gym memberships! Kavadlo breaks down every type of exercise you can do with a pull-up bar. From basic two arm hangs to a one arm pull-up, the "bar master" takes you step by step through everything you need to do to build the chiseled frame you've always wanted.



Raise the Bar

Raise the Bar Author Jeffrey S. Russell
ISBN-10 0784413177
Release 2013
Pages 270
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Raise the Bar: Strengthening the Civil Engineering Profession provides engineering educators and practitioners with a synopsis of the initiative to redefine the preparation of the engineer of the 21st century. Since 1998, the American Society of Civil Engineers has articulated the position that, in the future, education beyond the baccalaureate degree would be necessary for entry into the professional practice of civil engineering. Through a variety of efforts, including the development and implementation of a civil engineering Body of Knowledge, changes in accreditation criteria, and modification of state laws for licensure, ASCE has been a leading advocate in changing the way we prepare today's engineering students to be tomorrow's civil engineers. This collection contains 10 papers recording the history and evaluating the effectiveness of ASCE's Raise the Bar initiative. These papers include current and accurate information about the broad areas of professionalism, the Body of Knowledge, curricula and experiential development, accreditation, and licensing. They provide a foundation for future efforts to change the education and practice of civil engineering.Collectively, they offer an integrated and holistic perspective on the Raise the Bar initiative. This volume is a handy reference for engineering educators, students, practitioners concerned about the future of the civil engineering profession, and state licensing officials.



Raising the Bar and Closing the Gap

Raising the Bar and Closing the Gap Author Richard DuFour
ISBN-10 9781935542391
Release 2010-04-01
Pages 72
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This expansion of Whatever It Takes sharpens the focus on the pyramid of interventions strategy. The authors examine case studies of schools and districts across North America to illustrate how PLC at WorkTM is a sustainable and transferable process that ensures struggling students get the support they need to achieve. They address how to enrich and extend the learning of proficient students and explain how PLC intervention processes align with RTI legislation.



Raising the Bar on Service Excellence

Raising the Bar on Service Excellence Author Kristin Baird
ISBN-10 9781456601171
Release 2013-05-22
Pages 204
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Raising the Bar on Service Excellence concentrates on five crucial leadership actions that will shift your organization from good to great. Once again, Baird pushes the reader out of the theory mode and into action. Each chapter features case examples and concludes with specific leadership action steps that will bring the organization closer to living the mission, vision, values and brand promise.



Raise the Bar

Raise the Bar Author Lawrence J. Fox
ISBN-10 159031879X
Release 2007
Pages 299
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This book examines the dissatisfaction within the legal community and offers practical, real world solutions for increasing lawyers' satisfaction with their careers. Contributors, including Scott Turow and Michael Tigar, explore the gap between aspiration and experience and share the experiences that have led them to this urgent call to reinvent the practice (and business) of law. Written with insight and candor, Raise the Bar shines much-needed light on the modern law practice and offers recommendations to restore some of the age-old satisfactions from a life as a lawyer in our society.



Raising the Bar

Raising the Bar Author Amy Leigh Campbell
ISBN-10 1413427413
Release 2004-04-01
Pages 163
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Raising the Bar defines Ruth Bader Ginsburg's contribution to American constitutional law through her efforts as professor, lawyer, and women's rights advocate. Focusing on the years 1971 to 1980, it explores the decade during which Ginsburg founded and was general counsel to the ACLU Women's Rights Project. Several scholars have undertaken similar analyses in the past, but the missing ingredient has long been Ginsburg's own perspective, now available through her donation of private papers. Raising the Bar pinpoints Ginsburg's role in the progression of her complicated, multi-layered strategy to combat gender discrimination from theory to implementation.



Breakthrough Parenting for Children with Special Needs

Breakthrough Parenting for Children with Special Needs Author Judy Winter
ISBN-10 0787983918
Release 2006-03-20
Pages 256
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Breakthrough Parenting for Children with Special Needs challenges families and professionals to help children with special needs to reach their full potential by using a proven motivational, how-to approach. This groundbreaking and inspiring book provides detailed information on how to let go of the “perfect-baby” dream, face and resolve grief, avoid the no-false-hope syndrome, access early intervention services, and avoid the use of limiting and outdated labels. Also included are specific guidelines for working with professionals, understanding the law and inclusion, planning for the future, and insightful interviews with Dana Reeve of the Christopher Reeve Foundation, Tim Shriver of Special Olympics, and Diane Bubel of the Bubel/Aiken Foundation.



Raising The Bar

Raising The Bar Author Mark Seal
ISBN-10 9780988926158
Release 2016-08-02
Pages 464
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Gerald D. Hines stands at the top of the international real estate investment and development world. A Purdue graduate with a degree in engineering, Hines may have arrived in Houston in 1948 for a nine-to-five job at a heating and air conditioning company, but before long he was making the deals that would transform Houston’s skyline. Later, with his revolutionary idea that great architecture was good business, he was reshaping the skylines of the world. Today, Hines is a respected global organization with a presence in 20 countries that has developed, redeveloped or acquired more than 1,100 properties. Raising the Bar: The Life and Work of Gerald D. Hines tracks one man’s incredible rise, from building small office/warehouses to manifesting Houston icons like The Galleria, One Shell Plaza, and Pennzoil Place to cultivating the national and then global expansion of his company. It paints the portrait of a man who himself is a study in contradictions: a child of the Depression and a citizen of the world; an engineer who still carries the slide rule that has guided his career yet commissions daring feats of art and architecture; a reserved and humble man in a field known for being brash and aggressive who takes on physical challenges with wild abandon. With enlivening anecdotes and revealing characterizations, Raising the Bar reveals the man behind the premier real estate company in the world like never before.



Raising the Bar

Raising the Bar Author Rob Lloyd
ISBN-10 1848761597
Release 2009-06-04
Pages 282
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A rags to riches story, twice over – as featured on Channel Four’s The Secret Millionaire. Raising the Bar documents Rob Lloyd's life growing up on a farm in Cheshire, his years at boarding school, his close relationship with his father and distant relationship with his mother, as well as the problems he had landing his first job (having failed his English Language O level six times). His appearance on The Secret Millionaire is also described in detail.



Raise the Bar

Raise the Bar Author Mike Vance
ISBN-10 1564143929
Release 1999
Pages 223
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The bestselling authors of "Think Out of the Box" and "Break Out of the Box" turn their attention to the topic of innovation: how companies large and small can encourage the creative solutions that transform their businesses.



Raising the Salad Bar

Raising the Salad Bar Author Catherine Walthers
ISBN-10 PSU:000063310832
Release 2007
Pages 272
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A collection of 135 salad recipes, many of which require no cooking and involve a minimum of preparation time, features a wide range of pasta, wrap, bean, grain, and meat options and is complemented by nutritional information and a chapter on homemade dressings. Original.