The Path by Michael Puett

The Path
  • Author : Michael Puett
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2016-04-05
  • Categories : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • ISBN : 9781476777856
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For the first time, an award-winning Harvard professor shares his wildly popular course on classical Chinese philosophy, showing you how ancient ideas—like the fallacy of the authentic self—can guide you on the path to a good life today. Why is a course on ancient Chinese philosophers one of the most popular at Harvard? Because it challenges all our modern assumptions about what it takes to flourish. Astonishing teachings emerged two thousand years ago through the work of a succession of Chinese scholars exploring how humans can improve themselves and their society. And what are these counterintuitive ideas? Transformation comes not from looking within for a true self, but from creating conditions that produce new possibilities. Good relationships come not from being sincere and authentic, but from the rituals we perform within them. A good life emerges not from planning it out, but through training ourselves to respond well to small moments. Influence comes not from wielding power but from holding back. Excellence comes from what we choose to do, not our natural abilities. In other words, The Path “opens the mind” (Huffington Post) and upends everything we are told about how to lead a good life. Its most radical idea is that there is no path to follow in the first place—just a journey we create anew at every moment by seeing and doing things differently. “With its…spirited, convincing vision, revolutionary new insights can be gleaned from this book on how to approach life’s multifarious situations with both heart and head” (Kirkus Reviews). A note from the publisher: To read relevant passages from the original works of Chinese philosophy, see our ebook Confucius, Mencius, Laozi, Zhuangzi, Xunzi: Selected Passages, available wherever books are sold.

The Path by Peter Mallouk

The Path
  • Author : Peter Mallouk
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2020-10-13
  • Categories : Business & Economics
  • ISBN : 9781642937022
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Accelerate your journey to financial freedom with the tools, strategies, and mindset of money mastery. Regardless of your stage of life and your current financial picture, the quest for financial freedom can indeed be conquered. The journey will demand the right tools and strategies along with the mindset of money mastery. With decades of collective wisdom and hands-on experience, your guides for this expedition are Peter Mallouk, the only man in history to be ranked the #1 Financial Advisor in the U.S. for three consecutive years by Barron’s (2013, 2014, 2015), and Tony Robbins, the world-renowned life and business strategist. Mallouk and Robbins take the seemingly daunting goal of financial freedom and simplify it into a step-by-step process that anyone can achieve. The pages of this book are filled with real-life success stories and vital lessons, such as… • Why the future is better than you think and why there is no greater time in history to be an investor • How to chart your personally tailored course for financial security • How markets behave and how to achieve peace of mind during volatility • What the financial services industry doesn’t want you to know • How to select a financial advisor that puts your interests first • How to navigate, select, or reject the many types of investments available • Success without fulfillment is the ultimate failure! Financial freedom is not only about money—it’s about feeling deeply fulfilled in your own personal journey “Want an eye-opening guide to money management—one that tells it like it is and will make you laugh along the way? Peter Mallouk’s tour of the financial world is a tour de force that’ll change the way you think about money.” —Jonathan Clements, Former Columnist for The Wall Street Journal “Robbins is the best economic moderator that I’ve ever worked with. His mission to bring insights from the world’s greatest financ

The Path Made Clear by Oprah Winfrey

The Path Made Clear
  • Author : Oprah Winfrey
  • Publisher : Flatiron Books
  • Release Date : 2019-03-26
  • Categories : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • ISBN : 9781250307514
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Everyone has a purpose. And, according to Oprah Winfrey, “Your real job in life is to figure out as soon as possible what that is, who you are meant to be, and begin to honor your calling in the best way possible.” That journey starts right here. In her latest book, The Path Made Clear, Oprah shares what she sees as a guide for activating your deepest vision of yourself, offering the framework for creating not just a life of success, but one of significance. The book’s ten chapters are organized to help you recognize the important milestones along the road to self-discovery, laying out what you really need in order to achieve personal contentment, and what life’s detours are there to teach us. Oprah opens each chapter by sharing her own key lessons and the personal stories that helped set the course for her best life. She then brings together wisdom and insights from luminaries in a wide array of fields, inspiring readers to consider what they’re meant to do in the world and how to pursue it with passion and focus. Renowned figures such as Eckhart Tolle, Brene Brown, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Elizabeth Gilbert, Jay-Z, and Ellen DeGeneres share the greatest lessons from their own journeys toward a life filled with purpose. Paired with over 100 awe-inspiring photographs to help illuminate the wisdom of these messages, The Path Made Clear provides readers with a beautiful resource for achieving a life lived in service of your calling – whatever it may be.

The Path by Whitley Strieber

The Path
  • Author : Whitley Strieber
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2002-01-01
  • Categories : Human-alien encounters
  • ISBN : 0974286591
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An interpretation of the tarot.

The Path of Least Resistance by Robert Fritz

The Path Of Least Resistance
  • Author : Robert Fritz
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release Date : 1989
  • Categories : Self-Help
  • ISBN : 9780449903377
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Describes the basic steps of creating, discusses the creative cycle, and shows how to use these skills to reshape one's life

Mastering Metrics by Joshua D. Angrist

Mastering  Metrics
  • Author : Joshua D. Angrist
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-12-21
  • Categories : Business & Economics
  • ISBN : 9781400852383
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An accessible and fun guide to the essential tools of econometric research Applied econometrics, known to aficionados as 'metrics, is the original data science. 'Metrics encompasses the statistical methods economists use to untangle cause and effect in human affairs. Through accessible discussion and with a dose of kung fu–themed humor, Mastering 'Metrics presents the essential tools of econometric research and demonstrates why econometrics is exciting and useful. The five most valuable econometric methods, or what the authors call the Furious Five--random assignment, regression, instrumental variables, regression discontinuity designs, and differences in differences--are illustrated through well-crafted real-world examples (vetted for awesomeness by Kung Fu Panda's Jade Palace). Does health insurance make you healthier? Randomized experiments provide answers. Are expensive private colleges and selective public high schools better than more pedestrian institutions? Regression analysis and a regression discontinuity design reveal the surprising truth. When private banks teeter, and depositors take their money and run, should central banks step in to save them? Differences-in-differences analysis of a Depression-era banking crisis offers a response. Could arresting O. J. Simpson have saved his ex-wife's life? Instrumental variables methods instruct law enforcement authorities in how best to respond to domestic abuse. Wielding econometric tools with skill and confidence, Mastering 'Metrics uses data and statistics to illuminate the path from cause to effect. Shows why econometrics is important Explains econometric research through humorous and accessible discussion Outlines empirical methods central to modern econometric practice Works through interesting and relevant real-world examples

Constructing the Path to Eastern Enlargement by Ulrich Sedelmeier

Constructing The Path To Eastern Enlargement
  • Author : Ulrich Sedelmeier
  • Publisher : Manchester University Press
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Categories : History
  • ISBN : 0719070082
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This book focuses on explaining why the EU agreed to eastern enlargement and the (uneven) pattern of accommodation of the applicants' preferences in substantive policies.

The Path to Mass Rebellion by Ruth Margolies Beitler

The Path To Mass Rebellion
  • Author : Ruth Margolies Beitler
  • Publisher : Lexington Books
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Categories : History
  • ISBN : 0739107097
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The Path to Mass Rebellion: An Analysis of Two Intifadas should be read by policy makers, international relations and conflict resolution scholars, Middle East Studies scholars, political scientists, and anyone else interested in better understanding the current violence surrounding the creation of a Palestinian state and security issues this creates for Israel.

The Path of Serenity and Insight by Henepola Gunaratana

The Path Of Serenity And Insight
  • Author : Henepola Gunaratana
  • Publisher : Motilal Banarsidass Publ.
  • Release Date : 1992
  • Categories : Religion
  • ISBN : 8120808711
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In the oldest scriptures of Theravada Buddhism much attention is given to the jhanas high levels of meditative attainment distinguished by poweful concentration and purity of mind. Ven. Dr. Gunaratana examines these jhanas within the context of Buddhist t

The Path of Life by Cyprian Smith

The Path Of Life
  • Author : Cyprian Smith
  • Publisher : Gracewing Publishing
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Categories : Religion
  • ISBN : 0852443021
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The Path to Power by Robert A. Caro

The Path To Power
  • Author : Robert A. Caro
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2011-11-23
  • Categories : Biography & Autobiography
  • ISBN : 0307422577
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The Years of Lyndon Johnson is the political biography of our time. No president—no era of American politics—has been so intensively and sharply examined at a time when so many prime witnesses to hitherto untold or misinterpreted facets of a life, a career, and a period of history could still be persuaded to speak. The Path to Power, Book One, reveals in extraordinary detail the genesis of the almost superhuman drive, energy, and urge to power that set LBJ apart. Chronicling the startling early emergence of Johnson’s political genius, it follows him from his Texas boyhood through the years of the Depression in the Texas hill Country to the triumph of his congressional debut in New Deal Washington, to his heartbreaking defeat in his first race for the Senate, and his attainment, nonetheless, of the national power for which he hungered. We see in him, from earliest childhood, a fierce, unquenchable necessity to be first, to win, to dominate—coupled with a limitless capacity for hard, unceasing labor in the service of his own ambition. Caro shows us the big, gangling, awkward young Lyndon—raised in one of the country’s most desperately poor and isolated areas, his education mediocre at best, his pride stung by his father’s slide into failure and financial ruin—lunging for success, moving inexorably toward that ultimate “impossible” goal that he sets for himself years before any friend or enemy suspects what it may be. We watch him, while still at college, instinctively (and ruthlessly) creating the beginnings of the political machine that was to serve him for three decades. We see him employing his extraordinary ability to mesmerize and manipulate powerful older men, to mesmerize (and sometimes almost enslave) useful subordinates. We see him carrying out, before his thirtieth year, his first great political inspiration: tapping-and becoming the political conduit for-the money and influence of the new

The Path to Spiritual Excellence by Shaykh Adil Al-Haqqani

The Path To Spiritual Excellence
  • Author : Shaykh Adil Al-Haqqani
  • Publisher : ISCA
  • Release Date : 2002-07
  • Categories : Self-Help
  • ISBN : 1930409184
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From the head of the world's largest Sufi order comes another luminous volume of inspiring lectures. This book includes practical steps to find your " true identity" and tune in to your individual spiritual powers, which complete the universal scheme.

Along the Path by Elliot R. Wolfson

Along The Path
  • Author : Elliot R. Wolfson
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release Date : 2012-02-01
  • Categories : History
  • ISBN : 9781438424361
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This book explores the fundamental issues in Jewish mysticism and provides a taxonomy of the deep structures of thought that emerge from the texts.

The Path of Daggers by Robert Jordan

The Path Of Daggers
  • Author : Robert Jordan
  • Publisher : Tor Books
  • Release Date : 2010-05-18
  • Categories : Fiction
  • ISBN : 1429960590
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The Wheel of Time ® is a PBS Great American Read Selection! Now in development for TV! Since its debut in 1990, The Wheel of Time® by Robert Jordan has captivated millions of readers around the globe with its scope, originality, and compelling characters. The Wheel of Time turns and Ages come and go, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth returns again. In the Third Age, an Age of Prophecy, the World and Time themselves hang in the balance. What was, what will be, and what is, may yet fall under the Shadow. The Seanchan invasion force is in possession of Ebou Dar. Nynaeve, Elayne, and Aviendha head for Caemlyn and Elayne's rightful throne, but on the way they discover an enemy much worse than the Seanchan. In Illian, Rand vows to throw the Seanchan back as he did once before. But signs of madness are appearing among the Asha'man. In Ghealdan, Perrin faces the intrigues of Whitecloaks, Seanchan invaders, the scattered Shaido Aiel, and the Prophet himself. Perrin's beloved wife, Faile, may pay with her life, and Perrin himself may have to destroy his soul to save her. Meanwhile the rebel Aes Sedai under their young Amyrlin, Egwene al'Vere, face an army that intends to keep them away from the White Tower. But Egwene is determined to unseat the usurper Elaida and reunite the Aes Sedai. She does not yet understand the price that others--and she herself--will pay. TV series update: "Sony will produce along with Red Eagle Entertainment and Radar Pictures. Rafe Judkins is attached to write and executive produce. Judkins previously worked on shows such as ABC’s “Agents of SHIELD,” the Netflix series “Hemlock Grove,” and the NBC series “Chuck.” Red Eagle partners Rick Selvage and Larry Mondragon will executive produce along with Radar’s Ted Field and Mike Weber. Darren Lemke will also executive produce, with Jordan’s widow H

Reframing the Path to School Leadership by Lee G. Bolman

Reframing The Path To School Leadership
  • Author : Lee G. Bolman
  • Publisher : Corwin Press
  • Release Date : 2002-03-12
  • Categories : Education
  • ISBN : 9780761946076
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The best leaders use multiple frames to view common challenges and to solve the most difficult problems. A series of dialogues between a novice and a master teacher and between a new and a seasoned principal demonstrate how framing—and then reframing—challenges brings clarity.

The Path of the Warrior by Larry F. Jetmore

The Path Of The Warrior
  • Author : Larry F. Jetmore
  • Publisher : Looseleaf Law Publications
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Categories : Business & Economics
  • ISBN : 9781932777208
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Discover the keys to being a better officer, citizen and individual Scores of officers nationwide have used this resource to develop an ethically sound warrior mind-set that dictates the way they live their lives in the field, off-duty, and forever. Dr. Jetmore brilliantly melds universal concepts of ethical behavior with real-world scenarios, then challenges you with provocative questions that help you grasp the nuances of right, wrong and the gray areas in between. Learn to live your life confidently, respectfully and fully while meeting the demands of your job

The Path of Yoga by Georg Feuerstein

The Path Of Yoga
  • Author : Georg Feuerstein
  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release Date : 2011-03-22
  • Categories : Health & Fitness
  • ISBN : 083482292X
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This overview of the essentials of Yoga is meant to both broaden and deepen the understanding of beginning students. It covers all the basic elements of this ancient discipline and philosophy of India—including Yoga poses, diet, breath control, meditation, mantras, Kundalini energy, and more. It also includes newly translated excerpts from the scriptures and pays special attention to branches of Yoga, such as Tantra, that are of great interest to Western students but are frequently misunderstood.

The Chela and the Path by El Morya

The Chela And The Path
  • Author : El Morya
  • Publisher : Summit University Press
  • Release Date : 1976-01
  • Categories : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • ISBN : 0922729336
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The Chela and the Path contains personal instruction from El Morya for all spiritual seekers and chelas (students of a spiritual teacher). With the incomparable skill of a Zen master, El Morya teaches us to become who we are, to see beneath the surface of daily life. He teaches of the divine light above and the divine light below and the many layers of awareness that surround the soul. This book is foundational for those who would not only know their true potential, but fulfill it.

The Path to Posthumanity by Ben Goertzel

The Path To Posthumanity
  • Author : Ben Goertzel
  • Publisher : Academica Press,LLC
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Categories : Computers
  • ISBN : 9781930901957
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Describing the near future technologies and scientific changes that will affect human life in the next 25 years, this book covers key topics in artificial intelligence, as well as looking at computing and biotechnology.

The Path of the Pole by Charles H. Hapgood

The Path Of The Pole
  • Author : Charles H. Hapgood
  • Publisher : Adventures Unlimited Press
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Categories : Science
  • ISBN : 0932813712
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Hapgood's tour de force is back in print! This riveting account of how earth's poles have flipped positions many times is the culmination of Hapgood's extensive research of Antarctica, ancient maps and the geological record. This amazing book discusses the various pole shifts in earth's history -- occurring when earth's crust slips in the inner core -- and gives evidence for each one. It also predicts future pole shifts: a planetary alignment will cause the next one on 5 May 2000! Packed with illustrations, this book is the reference other books on the subject cite over and over again. With millennium madness in full swing, this is just the book to generate even more excitement at the unknown possibilities.