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The Game-changer
  • Author : Alan G. Lafley,Ram Charan
  • Publisher : Crown Pub
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 9780307381736
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Sheds new light on the key role of innovation as the centerpiece of any business endeavor, guiding everything from budgeting and strategy to employee selection, and describes how to integrate innovation into the goals, strategies, and everyday processes of a business.

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    The Game Changer
  • Author : Jason Fox
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN : 9780730307662
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  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Use the science of motivation with the power of game design to unlock motivation and drive progress in your organisation. There are two conventional ways to approach motivation: set goals and try to change attitudes and beliefs (which takes a lot of personalised effort); or develop incentives and rewards to inspire effort (which takes a lot of money). This book shows you how to take a third new approach – designing the work itself to be inherently motivating. Combining the best elements of three distinct fields—motivational science, game design, and agile management—this book shows you how to positively influence behaviour through better work and project design. This game changing book: Gives you a refreshing science-based approach to the classic challenge of motivation in the workplace Is ideal for any leader or manager looking to take their workplace culture in a new direction Includes practical advice for creating highly productive, motivated and innovative teams Is written by a motivation strategy and design expert who consults on leadership and change management to a wide range of clients – from the executives of multinational organisations, through to the directors of switched-on startups. The Game Changer will show you how to unlock creative, productive and collaborative work. It is the perfect resource for forward-thinking leaders in organisations and teams focused on crafting a work culture that gets the best out of their people.

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    Game Changer
  • Author : Fergus Connolly
  • Publisher : Victory Belt Publishing
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN : 9781628602852
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  • Genre : Sports & Recreation
  • Team sports like football, basketball, soccer, and rugby are hugely popular the world over, on both college and professional levels, and such popularity means that they are big business. Very big. Broadcasting rights alone bring in billions: ESPN paid $5.6 billion to broadcast college football playoffs for twelve years; Turner Sports/CBS shelled out $10.4 billion to show the national college basketball tournament through 2024; and the most recent NBA TV deal came in at a cool $26.4 billion. As the rewards for winning have increased, it’s no surprise that sports team budgets have followed suit. Sure, the athletic program at the University of Texas brought in $161 million last year, but the Longhorns also spent $154 million over the same period. Fifteen other college athletics program also racked up over $100 million in annual expenses. But that’s child’s play compared to the outgoings at the world’s most valuable soccer team, Manchester United, which spent more than $500 million in 2015. The trouble is that all this spending often fails to yield better results. Teams in all sports have tried just about every gimmick to “hack” their way to better performance. But as they’ve gotten stuck in stats, mired in backroom politics, and diverted by the facilities arms race, many have lost sight of what should’ve been their primary focus all along: the game itself. In Game Changer, Fergus Connolly shows how to improve performance with evidence-based analysis and athlete-focused training. Through his unprecedented experiences with teams in professional football, basketball, rugby, soccer, Aussie Rules, and Gaelic football, as well as with elite military units, Connolly has discovered how to break down the common elements in all sports to their basic components so that each moment of any game can be better analyzed, whether you’re a player or a coach. The lessons of game day then can be used to create valuable learning experiences in training, evaluate the quality of your team’s performance, and home in on what’s working and what isn’t. Game Changer also shows you how to expand training focus from players' physical qualities to also advance athletes technically, tactically, and psychologically. His TTPP Model not only helps players continually progress but also stops treating them like a disposable commodity and instead prioritizes athlete health. Bringing together the latest evidence-based practices and lessons from business, psychology, biology, and many other fields, Game Changer is the first book of its kind that helps coaches, athletes, and casual fans: • Create a cohesive game plan that improves performance through defined objectives, strategies, and tactics • Put statistical analysis and technology into context so teams can bypass the hype and get meaningful results • Identify dominant qualities to maximize during training and limiting factors to improve • Create realistic, immersive learning experiences for individual players and the entire team that deliver defined outcomes • Structure player development with a new, holistic model that puts athlete health first and helps reduce the chance of injury and burnout • Balance training load so that all players are fresh and ready to play at their best in competition • Rethink coaching and organizational leadership and enhance communication, group dynamics, and player interaction • Create a winning team culture

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    Game Changer
  • Author : Tommy Greenwald
  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Pages : 206
  • ISBN : 9781683353928
  • Reader Reviews : 5
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • A mysterious football accident sends a high school reeling in this award-winning multimedia-format novel from Tommy Greenwald Thirteen-year-old Teddy Youngblood is in a coma, fighting for his life after an unspecified football injury at training camp. His family and friends flock to his bedside to support his recovery—and to discuss the events leading up to the tragic accident. Was this the inevitable result of playing a violent sport, or did something more sinister happen on the field that day? Told in an innovative multimedia format combining dialogue, texts, newspaper articles, interview transcripts, an online forum, and Teddy’s inner thoughts, Game Changer explores the joyous thrills and terrifying risks of America’s most popular sport.

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    The Game Changer
  • Author : Mark Baker
  • Publisher : Wheatmark, Inc.
  • Pages : 150
  • ISBN : 1604947748
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  • Genre : Sports & Recreation
  • Over the last several decades, one of the most frustrating problems facing bowlers who are looking to get better at the sport has been the lack of a simple, universally accepted system that works for everyone. Enter Mark Baker and his revolutionary approach to coaching -- an approach that has made him the most sought-after bowling coach in the world. In this book, Baker reveals entirely new and simple ways to illustrate the kinds of things that can immediately improve a bowler's scores without completely reinventing the bowler's own unique style. Using empirical evidence illustrated by common traits that the vast majority of Hall-of-Fame-caliber bowlers possess, Baker convincingly (and humorously) explains what it takes to improve your bowling scores by making small, easy-to-adopt changes within the structure of your own, natural game. The Game Changer truly is a game changer when it comes to the way bowlers and bowling coaches will approach bowling improvement for the foreseeable future.

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    The Game Changer: A simple system for improving your bowling scores
  • Author : Mark Baker
  • Publisher : Wheatmark, Inc.
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 9781604947755
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Books
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    The Game Changer
  • Author : Alistair Gray
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Pages : 468
  • ISBN : 9780429777349
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  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • The Game Changer powerfully demonstrates how some organisations in business and sport have done more than raise their performance; they have also changed the rules of the game or the game itself within their industry. It gives examples of the strategies and governance programmes that have emerged to accomplish this, and the challenges of executing them. This book brings to life strategic management in business, sport and not-for-profit organisations. It explores many of the theories taught on MBA and other professional programmes through case studies from the worlds of sport and business, written by authors who have played a part in the change. Alistair Gray has spent much of his career in senior roles in these sectors and brings a unique insight to the field, as well as providing the reader with tools and techniques for improvement in governance and performance. The Game Changer is essential reading for both professionals looking for methods to improve their own performance and to embed strong principles of governance, and business students looking for real-life lessons from practice.

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    The Perfect Game
  • Author : J. Sterling
  • Publisher : Inspire Magic
  • Pages : 396
  • ISBN : 9781478225539
  • Reader Reviews : 15
  • Genre : Fiction
  • With over half-a-million copies sold worldwide, come see why readers and authors alike all call this, "an unforgettable story that will stay with you for years," by New York Times Bestselling Author, J. Sterling. He's a game she never intended to play. And she's the game changer he never knew he needed. The Perfect Game tells the story of college juniors, Cassie Andrews & Jack Carter. When Cassie meets rising baseball hopeful Jack, she is determined to steer clear of him and his typical cocky attitude. But Jack has other things on his mind... like getting Cassie to give him the time of day. They're both damaged, filled with mistrust and guarded before they find one another (and themselves) in this emotional journey about love and forgiveness. Strap yourselves for a ride that will not only break your heart, but put it back together. Sometimes life gets ugly before it gets beautiful.

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    Game Changer
  • Author : Michael Solomon,Rishon Blumberg
  • Publisher : HarperCollins Leadership
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN : 9781400218608
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  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Highly skilled 10x talent brings at least 10 times the value to your organization. By understanding how to attract, manage, and retain these sought-after individuals, your business will become more agile, innovative, and experience transformational growth. 10xers can tackle a company’s toughest problems, improve their strongest assets, and blaze a path to success. With the rapid digitization of every conceivable product and service, the environment has transformed so fast that every organization must be equipped with these phenomenally gifted employees to keep up. Game Changer provides proven strategies on how your company can create the right environment for top talent and breakthrough success by upending traditional business practices. It also reveals how individuals can evolve from good to great to 10x, and enjoy the many perks and rewards this status brings. In Game Changer, you’ll learn: How highly skilled talent is transforming companies of all sizes and industries through real world stories and first-hand testimonies from top executives and entrepreneurs. Ways managers can become coaches that empower their team to accomplish amazing results. The unconventional business environment 10xers need for massive productivity, including deep flow states, greater autonomy and ownership, and work time flexibility. How to see yourself as both talent and management and become comfortable switching these hats. Game Changer will show you how to make an impact at work, become a highly skilled and phenomenally gifted employee, and experience the rewards and satisfaction of being 10x.

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    The Game Changer
  • Author : J. Sterling
  • Publisher : J. Sterling
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 9781945042317
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Jack appeared at my door last night after six months of no communication wearing a Mets jersey and holding a dozen red roses. He told me he was sorry, that he loved me, and that he would earn my trust again. It took everything in me to not fall apart at the mere sight of him. I wanted to take him back into my life, but I needed to know that this time it would be forever… In J. Sterling’s highly anticipated follow-up to her USA Today bestselling novel The Perfect Game, Jack and Cassie quickly realize that their new lifestyle can often be cruel and unforgiving. Their happiness is put to the test as the past is never truly far behind. How do you stay together when the world's trying to tear you apart?

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    The Game Changer
  • Author : Jaqueline Snowe
  • Publisher : Totally Entwined Group (USA+CAD)
  • Pages : 245
  • ISBN : 9781786517791
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  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • Pretending to date your best friend is always a good idea...right? Wrong. Greta Aske has a lot on her mind, and a string of bad dates has her giving up on men, at least for the time being. Her life contains a little too much drama, meaning she needs a break and to save money and get good grades. The perfect solution presents itself—pretend to date the campus playboy. That'll keep the guys away for sure. Aaron Hill is desperate to save his baseball career because, with his dad fighting cancer, he damn well knows he can't ask for a single penny from his parents. Baseball is his past, present and future, so when a scandal threatens his chance in the MLB, he turns to his best friend for help. A fake relationship will keep him out of trouble. It's perfect, really. Greta's taking a break from dating and Aaron needs to focus on training. Nothing could go wrong...as long as neither falls for the other. But when lines are crossed, what's real and fake blurs and the two are forced to face their fears. Could Greta be the game changer Aaron needs? Reader advisory: This book contains scenes of underage characters drinking and scenes of violence. There is also a family member with cancer.

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    The Game Changer
  • Author : Jennifer Brown
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9781947892729
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Hollis and Daisy love podcasting about murder cases… But can they solve one? Hollis Bisbee used to be a big-city crime reporter. Now, she’s a small-town journalist, and she’s bored. She and a young mom, talented baker Daisy Mueller, start the Knock ‘Em Dead podcast—”Where murder and muffins meet!” It’s all fun, games, and baking tips until murder comes to Parkwood. After a brutal homecoming game loss, the coach of the rival football team is the victim of a hit-and-run in the high school parking lot. The entire town is on edge, and the star quarterback—who happens to be the police chief’s son—may just look the guiltiest of all. With Hollis’s investigative skills and Daisy’s famous muffins…and in spite of the charming rookie police officer tasked with keeping Hollis out of the way…the podcasting duo sets out to solve their first real case. This cozy mystery includes a killer free recipe for Daisy's Cherry Chocolate Chunk Muffins.

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    Game Changer
  • Author : Blane Chocklett
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 248
  • ISBN : 1934753475
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  • Genre : Books
  • Game Changer flies have completely revolutionized how fly anglers approach pressured and wary fish around the world. Tied on a series of interconnecting spines, these flies can be drawn through the water with a serpentine swimming action or made to glide and jacknife in the water with hard strips--movements that predatory fish find irresistible. In this book, from one of the most creative and visionary minds in fly tying and fly fishing, author Blane Chocklett shares his tips and techniques for getting maximum movement out of these flies, both at the vise and on the water. In addition to covering popular patterns such as the Finesse Changer and Feather Game Changer, Chocklett traces the evolution of his search for the ultimate pattern, and takes readers along his journey of discovery, by beginning with his Gummy Minnow and ending the book with perhaps the most effective fly ever designed for apex predators, the Hybrid Changer. - Step-by-step tying instructions for 20 flies - Chapter covering hooks, shanks, brushes, and other critical materials - Fishing techniques, including tips on retrieves and casting large flies - Close-ups of Chocklett's favorite patterns - Detailed information on building brushes

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    Game Changer
  • Author : Neal Shusterman
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 9780062465771
  • Reader Reviews : 6
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • "A timely, speculative thought experiment in perspective, privilege, and identity." —Kirkus "The conceit behind Shusterman’s latest is truly unique. While it exhibits the author’s usual storytelling aplomb, it also manages to delve into more serious and timely subject matter, such as racism, sexism, and homophobia. Despite these heavy topics, the story still moves at a lively pace and, thanks to a zany sci-fi twist, manages to pack in a few laughs as well." —Booklist All it takes is one hit on the football field, and suddenly Ash’s life doesn’t look quite the way he remembers it. Impossible though it seems, he’s been hit into another dimension—and keeps on bouncing through worlds that are almost-but-not-really his own. The changes start small, but they quickly spiral out of control as Ash slides into universes where he has everything he’s ever wanted, universes where society is stuck in the past…universes where he finds himself looking at life through entirely different eyes. And if he isn’t careful, the world he’s learning to see more clearly could blink out of existence… This high-concept novel from the National Book Award-winning and New York Times-bestselling author of the Arc of a Scythe series tackles the most urgent themes of our time, making this a must-buy for readers who are starting to ask big questions about their own role in the universe.

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    Game Changer
  • Author : Matthew Sadler,Natasha Regan
  • Publisher : New In Chess,Csi
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 9056918184
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Books
  • AlphaZero, the self-learning artificial intelligence system created by DeepMind, had been fed nothing but the rules of the Royal Game when it beat the world's strongest chess engine. The games that were published created a sensation: how was it possible to play in such a brilliant and risky style and not lose a single game against an opponent of superhuman strength? Matthew Sadler and Natasha Regan investigated more than two thousand previously unpublished games by AlphaZero. They also had unparalleled access to its developers and were offered a unique look 'under the bonnet'. Sadler and Regan reveal AlphaZero's thinking process and tell the story of its creation. Game Changer also presents a collection of lucidly explained chess games of astonishing quality. Both professionals and club players will improve their game by studying AlphaZero's stunning discoveries in every field that matters: opening preparation, piece mobility, initiative, attacking techniques, long-term sacrifices and much more. Game Changer offers intriguing insights into the opportunities and horizons of Artificial Intelligence. With a foreword by former World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov and an introduction by DeepMind CEO Demis Hassabis.

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    Game Changer! Book Access for All Kids
  • Author : Donalyn Miller,Colby Sharp
  • Publisher : Scholastic Professional
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN : 1338310593
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  • Genre : Books
  • Miller and Sharp provide the game-changing tools and information teachers and administrators need to dramatically increase children's access to and engagement with books.

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    Game Changers
  • Author : Dave Asprey
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Pages : 276
  • ISBN : 9780062652461
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  • Genre : Self-Help
  • The bestselling author of Head Strong and The Bulletproof Diet answers the question, “How can I kick more ass at life?” by culling the wisdom of world-class thought leaders, maverick scientists, and disruptive entrepreneurs to provide proven techniques for becoming happier, healthier, and smarter. When Dave Asprey started his Bulletproof Radio podcast more than five years ago, he sought out influencers in an array of disciplines, from biochemists toiling in unknown laboratories to business leaders changing the world to mediation masters discovering inner peace. His guests were some of the top performing humans in the world, people who had changed their areas of study or even pioneered entirely new fields. Dave wanted to know: What did they have in common? What mattered most to them? What made them so successful—and what made them tick? At the end of each interview, Dave asked the same question: “What are your top three recommendations for people who want to perform better at being human?” After performing a statistical analysis of the answers, he found that the wisdom gleaned from these highly successful people could be distilled into three main objectives: finding ways to become smarter, faster, and happier. Game Changers is the culmination of Dave’s years-long immersion in these conversations, offering 46 science-backed, high performance “laws” that are a virtual playbook for how to get better at life. With anecdotes from game changers like Dr. Daniel Amen, Gabby Bernstein, Dr. David Perlmutter, Arianna Huffington, Esther Perel, and Tim Ferris as well as examples from Dave’s own life, Game Changers offers readers practical advice they can put into action to reap immediate rewards. From taming fear and anxiety to making better decisions, establishing high-performance habits, and practicing gratitude and mindfulness, Dave brings together the wisdom of today’s game-changers to help everyone kick more ass at life.

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    Game Changer
  • Author : John Coy
  • Publisher : Carolrhoda Books ®
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN : 9781728464770
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  • Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Audisee® eBooks with Audio combine professional narration and sentence highlighting for an engaging read aloud experience! When they piled into cars and drove through Durham, North Carolina, the members of the Duke University Medical School basketball team only knew that they were going somewhere to play basketball. They didn't know whom they would play against. But when they came face to face with their opponents, they quickly realized this secret game was going to make history. Discover the true story of how in 1944, Coach John McLendon orchestrated a secret game between the best players from a white college and his team from the North Carolina College of Negroes. At a time of widespread segregation and rampant racism, this illegal gathering changed the sport of basketball forever.

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    The Game Changer
  • Author : Alistair Gray
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Pages : 490
  • ISBN : 1138362727
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  • Genre : Management
  • The Game Changer powerfully demonstrates how some organisations in business and sport have done more than raise their performance; they have also changed the rules of the game or the game itself within their organisational field. It gives examples of the strategies, leadership and governance programmes that have emerged to accomplish this, and addresses the challenges of executing them. This book brings to life strategic management in business, sport and not-for-profit organisations. It explores many of the theories taught on MBA and other professional programmes, through case studies from the worlds of business and sport, written by authors who have played an active part in the change. Alistair Gray has spent much of his career in senior roles in these sectors and brings a unique insight to strategic management, as well as providing the reader with tools and techniques to improve performance and change the game. The Game Changer is essential reading for both professionals looking for methods to improve corporate and personal performance by embedding leading principles of strategic management, and business students looking for real-life lessons from good practice.

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    Game Changer
  • Author : Margaret Peterson Haddix
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9781442453890
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • What if school was sports, and sports were school? A talented teen athlete questions reality—and the role she plays in it—when a mysterious injury upends her world. Athletics are everything for eighth-grader KT Sutton. She’s a softball star, and she’s on track to get a college scholarship and achieve international fame. Then one day during a championship game—in the middle of an important play—she suddenly blacks out. When she wakes up, she’s in a different world. One where school is class after class of athletic drills, and after-school sports are replaced by popular academic competitions. One where KT is despised for her talent, and where her parents are fixated on her brother’s future mathletics career rather than KT’s softball hopes. KT is desperate to get back to reality as she knew it, but bits and pieces of disturbing memories and dreams make her wonder if something truly awful happened there. What if she’s lost something a lot more important than a softball game? From New York Times bestselling author of Sent and Sabotaged, an engaging and highly relevant exploration of society’s debate of smarts versus sports.

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    Game Changer 3
  • Author : Chase Sidora
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN : 1522947981
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  • Genre : Books
  • "This has to be a dream..." Gavin was gone and she was laying in a pool of her own blood. Was this really how her story was going to end? Of course not. Domonique "DJ" McGee was born to fight. Up to this point she had failed miserably at shouldering the weight of the empire that Gavin created but DJ was determined to prove everyone, including herself wrong. She has never been one to back down from a challenge and King, Deuce and the rest of the newly restructured Iron Fist would be no exception. They would pay for the betrayal of both men she loved and she refused to die before that happened. With Ace's help she was determined to get back on her feet and get back to business. But her focus on vindication is quickly shifted when Ace delivers crushing news and her dead ex-boyfriend is no longer dead. "Ain't no guessing about it...G is back and he's back with a vengeance..." Gavin Harlen had always been ten steps ahead of everyone else. That's why he could be both faceless and feared in the street. A ghost. The boogeyman. He was the man that no one would dare to cross...that is until his own crew spit on his name. After must speculation Gavin put his plan into action and verified that there truly had been snakes hidden in plain sight right in front of him. Not only had they been willing to kill him but they continued on with the business he built and tarnished its reputation. But with Ace, DJ, and a surprising new edition they are ready to reclaim the Iron Fist in a winner take all battle. But his attention is turned elsewhere when DJ isn't as enthusiastic about his return as she has begun to live a life that doesn't include him in it. In the epic finale, all of your questions are answer. Has Gavin lost DJ for good? Ace or Gavin? Who will she chose? What's up with Professor Mosely? What made McKenzie turn on DJ the way she did? Do the bad guys win? Find out all that and more in Game Changer 3.

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    The Game Changer
  • Author : Iman Aghay,Chuck Sutherland,Jamie Sullivan
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 156
  • ISBN : 0994810873
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  • Genre : Books
  • I've been working with entrepreneurs and other successful professionals for the past 16 years. Working as a business mentor, I often get to see the complex interworking of an entrepreneur's life. I get the privilege of hearing about what goes on behind the scenes. I can't tell you how humbling it is to know what it takes for entrepreneurs to realize their achievements. The Game Changer Book Series is a collection of these behind the scene stories. Stories that most people never consider behind a business or successful company. These stories are personal, connected to the authors' hearts, and many of them are being shared for the first time with you, our reader. While I was reading this collection, I could not stop thinking about this old adage: "Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about! Be kind, always..." This book reveals some of the hardest times and the darkest moments that entrepreneurs live through. These are real and deeply personal experiences. Many of the chapters are about making bad choices and overcoming mistakes. But all of them share something in common: a turning point. The turning point that changed the author's life forever. These stories are very dear to each author, and I am honoured to be able to share their experiences with you. I hope that each of these stories touches you the way that they have touched me. - ImanAghay

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    Game Changer
  • Author : Rayvon Fouché
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Pages : 273
  • ISBN : 9781421421797
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  • Genre : History
  • How has technology challenged the notion of unadulterated athletic performance? We like to think of sports as elemental: strong bodies trained to overcome height, weight, distance; the thrill of earned victory or the agony of defeat in a contest decided on a level playing field. But in Game Changer, Rayvon Fouché argues that sports have been radically shaped by an explosion of scientific and technological advances in materials, training, nutrition, and medicine dedicated to making athletes stronger and faster. Technoscience, as Fouché dubs it, increasingly gives the edge (however slight) to the athlete with the latest gear, the most advanced training equipment, or the performance-enhancing drugs that are hardest to detect. In this revealing book, Fouché examines a variety of sports paraphernalia and enhancements, from fast suits, athletic shoes, and racing bicycles to basketballs and prosthetic limbs. He also takes a hard look at gender verification testing, direct drug testing, and the athlete biological passport in an attempt to understand the evolving place of technoscience across sport. In this book, Fouché: • Examines the relationship among sport, science, and technology • Considers what is at stake in defining sporting culture by its scientific knowledge and technology • Provides readers and students with an informative and engagingly written study Focusing on well-known athletes, including Michael Phelps, Oscar Pistorius, Caster Semenya, Usain Bolt, and Lance Armstrong, Fouché argues that technoscience calls into question the integrity of games, records, and our bodies themselves. He also touches on attempts by sporting communities to regulate the use of technology, from elite soccer's initial reluctance to utilize goal-line technology to automobile racing's endless tweaking of regulatory formulas in an attempt to blur engineering potency and reclaim driver skill and ability. Game Changer will change the way you look at sports—and the outsized impact technoscience has on them.

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    The Game Changer
  • Author : Scott Hildreth
  • Publisher : Carina Press
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 9781460396872
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Terra I'm going to marry this man, and nothing will stop me. I didn't expect it to be Michael Tripp who left when we made our announcement. He knows this life, he knows what it means to be a part of mia familia. He didn't know he was marrying the boss's daughter. I kept it from him—I lied to him. He came back, thank God. My love forgave me and the wedding is on. I'll die before I allow any more secrets to come between us. Tripp I'm a man of my word. I love hard and tell it like it is. But the Mafia has me in their crosshairs and I'm in deep. Partnering with a crime boss is one thing. Working for a crime boss who is also your father-in-law…that's just f***ed. I stepped up to the challenge. Shaking things up and making changes that needed to happen to secure our power. And the profits speak for themselves. No one could have seen the end coming. No one could have stopped it, not even me. The playing field has changed. And nothing will ever be the same. This book is approximately 53,000 words

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    Game Changer
  • Author : Abbi Glines
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 202
  • ISBN : 9781534430952
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  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • The sixth book in the #1 New York Times bestselling Field Party series—a Southern soap opera with football, cute boys, and pick-up trucks—from USA TODAY bestselling author Abbi Glines. Ezmita Ramos has always had big plans for her future, ones that would take her far outside the Lawton city limits. But with overprotective parents who control every part of her life, she’s worried that these dreams will never become reality. There’s nothing Asa Griffith wants more than to leave Lawton. It’s his senior year and he’s all set to attend Ole Miss in the fall, but a part of him also worries about what will happen if he leaves his mom living alone with his abusive father. After a huge fight with his father that escalates to violence, Asa is forced out of the house in the middle of the night with nowhere to go. When Asa and Ezmita cross paths that night, neither of them is in the mood to socialize. But they also feel this undeniable chemistry, one that gives them each hope that better days lie ahead. Then Asa is sent away to live with his grandmother for four months, only to return to Lawton and find out Ezmita has moved on. Still, the sparks between Asa and Ezmita linger. Neither of them has forgotten the way they felt seen by the other at their lowest points. Can Asa and Ezmita find their way back to each other?

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    Care Coordination: The Game Changer-How Nursing Is Revolutionizing Quality Care
  • Author : Gerri Lamb
  • Publisher : American Nurses Association
  • Pages : 239
  • ISBN : 1558105433
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  • Genre : Medical
  • Read and download full book Care Coordination: The Game Changer-How Nursing Is Revolutionizing Quality Care

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    Game-Changer: Game Theory and the Art of Transforming Strategic Situations
  • Author : David McAdams
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9780393242775
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  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • A radically new, and easily learned, way to outstrategize your rivals. “The wise win before they fight, while the ignorant fight to win.” So wrote Zhuge Liang, the great Chinese military strategist. He was referring to battlefield tactics, but the same can be said about any strategic situation. Even seemingly certain defeat can be turned into victory—whether in battle, business, or life—by those with the strategic vision to recognize how to “change the game” to their own advantage. The aim of David McAdams’s Game-Changer is nothing less than to empower you with this wisdom—not just to win in every strategic situation (or “game”) you face but to change those games and the ecosystems in which they reside to transform your life and our lives together for the better. Game-Changer develops six basic ways to change games—commitment, regulation, cartelization, retaliation, trust, and relationships—enlivened by countless colorful characters and unforgettable examples from the worlds of business, medicine, finance, military history, crime, sports, and more. The book then digs into several real-world strategic challenges, such as how to keep prices low on the Internet, how to restore the public’s lost trust in for-charity telemarketers, and even how to save mankind from looming and seemingly unstoppable drug-resistant disease. In each case, McAdams uses the game-theory approach developed in the book to identify the strategic crux of the problem and then leverages that “game-awareness” to brainstorm ways to change the game to solve or at least mitigate the underlying problem. So get ready for a fascinating journey. You’ll emerge a deeper strategic thinker, poised to change and win all the games you play. In doing so, you can also make the world a better place. “Just one Game-Changer [is] enough to seed and transform an entire organization into a more productive, happier, and altogether better place,” McAdams writes. Just imagine what we can do together.

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    Favour The Game Changer
  • Author : Lucy Natasha
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 106
  • ISBN : 1712405829
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  • Genre : Books
  • May books have been written but FAVOUR! THE GAME CHANGER is like no other. It is a compilation of the key principles that are responsible for attracting divine favour in the life of an individual.It has been said that a brief moment with favor is worth more than a thaousand days of labour. As you fly on the wings of devine favor, you will experience: - . Supernatural speed and progress, . Unparalleled opportunities and open doors, . Unexplainable goodness and favor, . Undeserved victories and triumphs.

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    Game Changer
  • Author : Fergus Connolly,Phil White
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN : 9781628601183
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  • Genre : Health & Fitness
  • In Game Changer Fergus Connolly shows how to improve performance with evidence-based analysis and athlete-focused training. Through his unprecedented experience with teams in professional football, basketball, rugby, soccer, Aussie Rules, and Gaelic football, as well as with elite military units, Connolly has discovered how to break down the common elements in all sports to their basic components so that each moment of any game can be better analysed, whether you're a player or coach. The lessons of game day can then be used to create valuable leaning experience in training.

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    The Game Changer
  • Author : Megan Ryder
  • Publisher : Tule Publishing
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 9781945879753
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Fiction
  • All-star catcher Dylan Prosser always has his head in the game. Accustomed to keeping opponents from stealing bases, Dylan is completely focused on getting the team to the playoffs no matter what the cost. He definitely doesn’t expect anyone to steal his heart and turn his life upside down–least of all, a stray dog and a beautiful girl. After the ultimate abandonment by her family, Savannah Monroe channels her savior-complex tendencies into helping animals because they can't hurt her like people can. Life at the animal rescue shelter has always provided the security and personal reward that she needs to be happy while protecting her heart. But as she works with Sadie, Savannah soon realizes that his dog isn’t the only one who needs saving…

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    Unstoppable
  • Author : Dave Anderson
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Pages : 247
  • ISBN : 9781119412434
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  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Where do you fall on your organization's performance spectrum? Unstoppable is performance-enhancing manual for those who are ready to change the world. Regardless of talent or skill set, there are four types of people in every organization: Undertakers, Caretakers, Play Makers, and Game Changers—but value is definitely not equal across the board. Game changers move things forward with relentless energy, effort, attitude, and excellence. They elevate those around them, inspire exceptional performance, and drive their organization to the top. This book is designed to help you rise to the challenge and become the Game Changer your organization needs. Candid insights from dozens of coaches, managers, CEOs, journalists, entrepreneurs, and other elite performers reveal the qualities that make some people stand out, and the underlying theme is mindset. While talent is a great head start, it is merely potential. Undeveloped and erratically-wielded talent holds little value for an organization. The key to high performance is an intentionally cultivated mindset of success, backed by the bold action it takes to make things happen every day. This book delves deep into the elite performance paradigm to help you work at the highest levels. Learn what separates the playmakers from the game changers Step up your performance with a simple five-step process Transform your thinking and develop an unstoppable toughness Be the best at what you do, and elevate your entire organization The performance spectrum is not about classifying your coworkers; it's about self-assessment, self-reflection, and self-improvement. Everyone has star quality, even if it is buried deep inside. Unstoppable helps you uncover your potential, and upgrade your performance to become the best.

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    The Smart Girl's Guide to Polyamory
  • Author : Dedeker Winston
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 282
  • ISBN : 9781510712096
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  • Genre : Family & Relationships
  • An intelligent, comprehensive guide to nontraditional and non-monogamous relationships: “Informative and entertaining.” —Dr. Elisabeth Sheff, author of When Someone You Love is Polyamorous This practical guidebook offers relationship advice radically different from anything you'll find on the magazine rack, to help women who want to break free of the mold of traditional monogamy—without the constraints of jealousy, possessiveness, insecurity, and competition. The Smart Girl’s Guide to Polyamory incorporates interviews and real-world advice from women of all ages in nontraditional relationships, as well as exercises for building self-awareness, confidence in communication, and strategies for managing and eliminating jealousy. If you’re curious about exploring group sex, opening up your current monogamous relationship, or ready to “come out” as polyamorous, this book covers it all.

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    Stakeholder Engagement
  • Author : Amy Baugh
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Pages : 228
  • ISBN : 9781482230680
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  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Strong stakeholder engagement is perhaps the most critical factor for achieving successful program execution in our fast-paced world. Many program managers get stuck in the "science" of program management, spending vast amounts of effort on tasks, charts, and metrics. Program managers who emphasize activities around relationship building and stakeh

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    Game Changer
  • Author : Tommy Greenwald
  • Publisher : Amulet Books
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 1419736973
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Thirteen-year-old Teddy Youngblood is in a coma fighting for his life after an unspecified football injury at training camp. His family and friends flock to his bedside to support his recovery--and to discuss the events leading up to the tragic accident. Was this an inevitable result of playing a violent sport, or was something more sinister happening on the field that day? Told in an innovative, multimedia format combining dialogue, texts, newspaper articles, transcripts, an online forum, and Teddy's inner thoughts, Game Changer explores the joyous thrills and terrifying risks of America's most popular sport.

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    Changing the Game
  • Author : John O'Sullivan
  • Publisher : Morgan James Publishing
  • Pages : 225
  • ISBN : 9781614486473
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  • Genre : Sports & Recreation
  • PERPERience to take us behind the scenes of competitive youth sports, and demonstrates how they have changed from being a fun pastime to an ultra competitive, adult centered enterprise that is failing our children.

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    Positive Leadership
  • Author : Steve Gladis
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN : 0989131408
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  • Genre : Interpersonal relations
  • Positive Leadership: The Game Changer at Work provides key research-based principles that will help you be a more effective leader. The first part of the book, "The Concept," gathers some of the best positive psychology research available and reads like a Harvard Business Review article. The second part, "The Story," is a leadership fable about a homeless, former business executive who attempts to climb back into society after a shocking body blow to his life. The research and the story together make a memorable read. Editorial Reviews and Endorsements key thought leaders: Marshall Goldsmith, Tom Rath, Dan Pink, Tony Bingham Foreword by Marshall Goldsmith, the world's most influential leadership thinker: ..".. If you lead one person or 1,000, you'll want to read this book Positive Leadership] as quickly as you can and pass it on to someone you care about." New York Times Bestselling Author Tom Rath "If you want to lead people toward a better future, start with this book." Daniel Pink, author of To Sell is Human, Drive, and A Whole New Mind "Steve Gladis has done a spectacular job of combining the science of positive affect with a story that brings that science to life. Positive Leadership is a smart and sensible game plan for game changers of every kind." Tony Bingham, CEO of The American Society of Training and Development "Positive Leadership is a must-read for anyone who wants to positively impact the culture, and ultimately the success, of an organization."

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    Fit for Growth
  • Author : Vinay Couto,John Plansky,Deniz Caglar
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Pages : 295
  • ISBN : 9781119268536
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  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • A practical approach to business transformation Fit for Growth* is a unique approach to business transformation that explicitly connects growth strategy with cost management and organization restructuring. Drawing on 70-plus years of strategy consulting experience and in-depth research, the experts at PwC’s Strategy& lay out a winning framework that helps CEOs and senior executives transform their organizations for sustainable, profitable growth. This approach gives structure to strategy while promoting lasting change. Examples from Strategy&’s hundreds of clients illustrate successful transformation on the ground, and illuminate how senior and middle managers are able to take ownership and even thrive during difficult periods of transition. Throughout the Fit for Growth process, the focus is on maintaining consistent high-value performance while enabling fundamental change. Strategy& has helped major clients around the globe achieve significant and sustained results with its research-backed approach to restructuring and cost reduction. This book provides practical guidance for leveraging that expertise to make the choices that allow companies to: Achieve growth while reducing costs Manage transformation and transition productively Create lasting competitive advantage Deliver reliable, high-value performance Sustainable success is founded on efficiency and high performance. Companies are always looking to do more with less, but their efforts often work against them in the long run. Total business transformation requires total buy-in, and it entails a series of decisions that must not be made lightly. The Fit for Growth approach provides a clear strategy and practical framework for growth-oriented change, with expert guidance on getting it right. *Fit for Growth is a registered service mark of PwC Strategy& Inc. in the United States

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    Short Sims
  • Author : Clark Aldrich
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Pages : 250
  • ISBN : 9781000036350
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  • Genre : Computers
  • Short Sims: A Game Changer explores the design concepts, dialogue, and formatting of interactive simulations. Interactivity is the key to effective educational media in schools, corporations, the military, and government. However, challenges like ineffective linear content or expenses can derail the product. This book provides a proven methodology to guide anyone through the steps of quickly creating highly engaging and responsive content. The process combines decades of research and implementations with leading organizations (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Harvard Business School Publishing, Visa, State Department) with new tools that have just emerged. Key Features This book provides numerous code examples to illustrate how to put the techniques into practice. It includes expanded introductions to mathematics fundamental to computer graphics and game development. Graphics and physics are covered in introductory overviews. Author Bio Clark Aldrich is an education technology thought leader—the author of six books and developer of patent and award-winning projects. He currently builds custom Short Sims for organizations using a revolutionary methodology he has pioneered, or helps them build their own, through www.shortsims.com. He is also the host of an audio series called Education X Media (www.edbymedia.com) about evolving pedagogy in academics, corporations, and the military. ​ He has been called a "guru" by Fortune Magazine and a "maverick" by CNN. Aldrich and his work have been featured in hundreds of other sources, including CBS, ABC, The New York Times, USA Today, the Associated Press, Wall Street Journal, NPR, CNET, Business 2.0, BusinessWeek, and U.S. News and World Report. He has written monthly columns for Training Magazine and Online Learning Magazine. Previously, he was the founder and former director of research for Gartner’s e-learning coverage. Earlier in his career, he worked on special projects for Xerox' executive team. He also served for many years as the Governor's representative on the education task force Joint Committee on Educational Technology, volunteered on several non-profit organizations aimed at child advocacy, and has served on numerous boards. He earned from Brown University a degree in cognitive science (during which he also taught at a leading environmental education foundation). He grew up in Concord, Massachusetts, and is the ninth great-grandson of Governors John Winthrop and Thomas Dudley, first and second governors of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, and Captain Walter Neale, the first colonial governor of lower New Hampshire.

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    Summary: The Game-Changer
  • Author : BusinessNews Publishing
  • Publisher : Primento
  • Pages : 15
  • ISBN : 9782511021729
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • The must-read summary of A. G. Lafley and Ram Charan's book: "The Game-Changer: How You Can Drive Revenue and Profit Growth with Innovation". This complete summary of the ideas from A. G. Lafley and Ram Charan's book "The Game-Changer" shows how every good business owner understands that innovation is the driver to future success. However, not all manage to incorporate innovation into their core business processes, rather than a stand-alone department. Those that do will gain the largest payoffs. In their book, the authors explain that there are eight elements that companies need in order to make innovation a priority. This summary demonstrates each element, analysing its requirements and effectiveness for your company. Added-value of this summary: • Save time • Understand key concepts • Expand your knowledge To learn more, read "The Game-Changer" and take simple measures to ensure that your company is reaching its full potential.