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Arthur Futurus Lands & Legends
UVU Art & Design

Arthur Futurus Lands & Legends

A Collaborative effort of the students and faculty within Utah Valley University’s Art & Design department. part of an ongoing annual series by the art & design department. See past published books UNcommon Ground and The western Front: 100 Years Later

The legend of King Arthur has permeated Western society. Its myths, interspersed throughout the United Kingdom, have influenced international culture. In the spring of 2017, UVU students and faculty explored these fabled lands. Traveling throughout the United Kingdom, they immersed themselves in the legend, creating art inspired by and about the ethos of King Arthur.

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Uncommon Ground
UVU Department of Art & Design

Uncommon Ground, The National Park Service – 100 Years in Utah

“Utah is the home to five National Parks: Arches, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, and Zion. Often, and understandably, lost in the grandeur of what are collectively known as the Big Five. Utah also hosts seven National Monuments, a National Historic Site, and National Recreation Area. In the United States, only two states boast more.”

“On August 25, 1916 President Woodrow Wilson signed the National Park Service Organic Act, co-sponsored by Utah Senator Reed Smoot, into law. This act created the National Parks Service to manage existing national parks and monuments and protect future locations as well. One hundred years later, we celebrate the foresight of preserving these national treasures.”

“To honor this centennial, Utah Valley University art students and faculty chose to focus specifically on Utah’s 13 national parks and monuments managed by the National Parks Service. . . Driving over 7,800 miles and amassing over 50 days in the NPS sites, we were exposed to broad contrasts in topography, weather, and especially visitors. Some were loud, some reverent. Some snapped up souvenirs while others snapped selfies. Languages mixed in a culture of collecting memories of America’s best idea. The world came to Utah to experience what we sometimes take for granted.”

-Excerpt of the introduction

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The Western Front
100 Years Later

The Western Front – 100 Years Later is a collaborative production of the students and faculty within Utah Valley University’s Art & Design department. In concert with the centennial of the start of the First World War, and with assistance from the American Battle Monuments Commission, students and faculty created imagery as they traveled along areas of the western front. They then paired the art with verse that was written by soldiers in the trenches or their loved ones at home during the war. Measuring 10.25 by 10.25 inches, this limited edition fine art book contains 190 photographs and illustrations within its beautifully designed 176 pages.

All proceeds from the purchase of this book will be used to publish similar fine art collections annually. This enables the Art & Design department to continue to provide the highest level of engaged learning opportunities including our current project to celebrate the National Park Service’s centennial by spotlighting Utah’s uncommon national treasures.


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The Happiness Advantage
How a Positive…
Shawn Achor

The Happiness Advantage:
How a Positive Brain Fuels
Success in Work and Life

Our most commonly held formula for success is broken.

Conventional wisdom holds that if we work hard we will be more successful, and if we are more successful, then we’ll be happy. If we can just find that great job, win that next promotion, lose those five pounds, happiness will follow. But recent discoveries in the field of positive psychology have shown that this formula is actually backward: Happiness fuels success, not the other way around.

When we are positive, our brains become more engaged, creative, motivated, energetic, resilient, and productive at work. This isn’t just an empty mantra. This discovery has been repeatedly borne out by rigorous research in psychology and neuroscience, management studies, and the bottom lines of organizations around the globe.

In The Happiness Advantage, Shawn Achor, who spent over a decade living, researching, and lecturing at Harvard University, draws on his own research—including one of the largest studies of happiness and potential at Harvard and others at companies like UBS and KPMG—to fix this broken formula. Using stories and case studies from his work with thousands of Fortune 500 executives in 42 countries, Achor explains how we can reprogram our brains to become more positive in order to gain a competitive edge at work.

Isolating seven practical, actionable principles that have been tried and tested everywhere from classrooms to boardrooms, stretching from Argentina to Zimbabwe, he shows us how we can capitalize on the Happiness Advantage to improve our performance and maximize our potential. Among the principles he outlines:

• The Tetris Effect: how to retrain our brains to spot patterns of possibility, so we can see—and seize—opportunities wherever we look.

• The Zorro Circle: how to channel our efforts on small, manageable goals, to gain the leverage to gradually conquer bigger and bigger ones.

• Social Investment: how to reap the dividends of investing in one of the greatest predictors of success and happiness—our social support network

A must-read for everyone trying to excel in a world of increasing workloads, stress, and negativity, The Happiness Advantage isn’t only about how to become happier at work. It’s about how to reap the benefits of a happier and more positive mind-set to achieve the extraordinary in our work and in our lives.

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The Awakened Woman
Dr Tererai Trent

The Awakened Woman: Remembering & Reigniting Our Sacred Dreams

Winner of the 2017 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work—Instructional

Through one incredible woman’s journey from a child bride in a small Zimbabwe village to one of the world’s most recognizable voices in women’s empowerment and education, this manifesto inspires women to pursue their sacred dreams through nine essential lessons brought forth from ancient African wisdom.

Before Tererai Trent landed on Oprah’s stage as her “favorite guest of all time,” she was a woman with a forgotten dream. As a young girl in a cattle-herding village in Zimbabwe, she dreamed of receiving an education but instead was married young and by eighteen, without a high school graduation, she was already a mother of three. Tererai encountered a visiting American woman who assured her that anything was possible, reawakening her sacred dream. Tererai planted her dreams deep in the earth and prayed they would grow. They did, and now not only has she earned her PhD but she has also built schools for girls in Zimbabwe, with funding from Oprah. The Awakened Woman: Remembering & Reigniting Our Sacred Dreams is her accessible, intimate, and evocative guide that teaches nine essential lessons to encourage all women to reexamine their dreams and uncover the power hidden within them—power that can recreate our world for the better.

Tererai points out that there is a massive, untapped, global resource in women who have, for one reason or another, set aside their wisdom, their skills, and their dreams in order to take care of the personal business of their lives. Not only is this a type of invisible suffering experienced by countless women, this rich resource is a secret weapon for improving our world. Women have the capacity to inspire, to create, to transform—and Tererai’s call to action will awaken hearts, give permission to recapture dreams, and provide the tools to forge a brighter path for all. This is the movement of Sacred Sisters.

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Black Panther, Book 5:
Avengers of the New World Part 2

Klaw stands supreme! The Black Panther's greatest foe has returned, ready for war! Can T'Challa finally defeat Ulysses Klaw, the man who killed his father, while his country threatens to rip itself apart? To make matters worse, Wakanda's gods disappear - and the Originators return! The former gods are back, but what are their intentions for a land that has forgotten them? And all this is only the beginning, as a cadre of villains returns, monsters pour through strange gateways and Wakanda is brought to its knees! T'Challa must defend his country from within - but with his hands full, who will come to Ayo and Aneka's aid? And as Klaw steals the very lifeblood of Wakanda, the Panther turns to unlikely allies. Who will join the king's ill-fated crusade? The answers will surprise you!
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Blockchain Revolution
How the Technology...<>Don Tapscott

Blockchain Revolution:
How the Technology Behind Bitcoin
and Other Cryptocurrencies is Changing the World


The first, foundational book on blockchain technology, from the bestselling author of Wikinomics Don Tapscott and blockchain expert Alex Tapscott, now in paperback with a new preface and chapter explaining recent developments in the world of blockchain, including cryptoassets, ICOs, smart contracts, and more.

“This book has had an enormous impact on the evolution of blockchain in the world.” —Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft Corporation


In this revelatory book, Don and Alex Tapscott bring us a brilliantly researched, highly readable, and essential book about the technology driving the future of the economy.

Blockchain is the ingeniously simple, revolution¬ary protocol that allows transactions to be simultaneously anonymous and secure by maintaining a tamperproof public ledger of value. Though it’s best known as the technology that drives bitcoin and other digital cur¬rencies, it also has the potential to go far beyond currency, to record virtually everything of value to humankind, from birth and death certifi¬cates to insurance claims, land titles, and even votes.

As with major paradigm shifts that preceded it, blockchain technology will create winners and losers. This book shines a light on where it can lead us in the next decade and beyond.

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Clifton Strengths
for Students
Gallup

CliftonStrengths for Students: Your Strengths Journey Begins Here

Discover and Develop Your Strengths — in College and Beyond

College is a chance for you to start fresh. You get to learn and grow in ways that will amaze you. You get to write your own story.

So what do you want your college story to be?

As a student, you have the opportunity every day to search for patterns in your actions, learn from them and use them to make the most of your life experiences, now and in the future. To do that, you need a solid understanding of where and when you’re at your best: your strengths.

CliftonStrengths for Students will help you discover and develop your strengths — and reach your full potential.

This book includes an access code to take the CliftonStrengths assessment. After you take the assessment, you’ll get a list of your top five themes of talent, which are the themes you lead with. Once you know what your leading themes are, you can begin to turn them into strengths.

CliftonStrengths for Students will also give you suggestions for developing and using your strengths in college and in the real world. If you understand and apply your strengths, your college journey — and the rest of your life — will be happier, more fulfilling and more successful. That’s the point of developing your strengths. When you do more of what you do best, you build your life around your areas of greatness.

So let’s get started. Your strengths journey begins here!

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Contempt: A Memoir of the
Clinton...
Ken Starr

Contempt: A Memoir of the Clinton Investigation

Twenty years after the Starr Report and the Clinton impeachment, former special prosecutor Ken Starr finally shares his definitive account of one of the most divisive periods in American history.

You could fill a library with books about the scandals of the Clinton administration, which eventually led to President Clinton's impeachment by the House of Representatives. Bill and Hillary Clinton have told their version of events, as have various journalists and participants. Whenever liberals recall those years, they usually depict independent counsel Ken Starr as an out-of-control, politically driven prosecutor.

But as a New York Times columnist asked in 2017, "What if Ken Starr was right?" What if the popular media in the 1990s completely misunderstood Starr's motives, his tactics, and his ultimate goal: to ensure that no one, especially not the president of the United States, is above the law?

Starr -- the man at the eye of the hurricane -- has kept his unique perspective to himself for two full decades. In this long-awaited memoir, he finally sheds light on everything he couldn't tell us during the Clinton years, even in his carefully detailed "Starr Report" of September 1998.

Contempt puts you, the reader, into the shoes of Starr and his team as they tackle the many scandals of that era, from Whitewater to Vince Foster's death to Travelgate to Monica Lewinsky. Starr explains in vivid detail how all those scandals shared a common thread: the Clintons' contempt for our system of justice.

This book proves that Bill and Hillary Clinton weren't victims of a so-called "vast right-wing conspiracy." They played fast and loose with the law and abused their powers and privileges.

With the perspective we've all gained over the past two decades, Starr's story and insights are more relevant than ever.

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Cooking Through College
Chelsea Jackson

Cooking Through College: When You Can't Stand Instant Noodles Another Day

Whether cramming for finals, finishing a paper, or trying to balance both school and social life, most college students don’t have enough time to sleep, let alone prepare healthy meals. With Cooking Through College, you’ll find quick and easy meals for your busiest days, mouthwatering desserts you can make for your roommates, and even tasty snacks to help you power through late-night study sessions. From Stuffed French Toast to Thai Chicken Tacos, these 150 recipes have been carefully selected and perfected to save you time and money, teach you to cook, and help your brain and body work right.

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Wild Rides and Wildflowers
Scott Abbott

By Scott Abbott and Sam Rushford

Wild Rides and Wildflowers: Philosophy and Botany with Bikes

Two university professors set out to repeatedly bike the Great Western Trail, observing and writing about its variations with every season. The accounts of their adventures, however, refuse to be limited to flora and fauna. In Wild Rides and Wildflowers, Abbott and Rushforth share their deeply personal explorations of the male psyche, true friendship, biking, and botany.

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300 Questions LDS
Couples Should Ask
Shannon L. Alder

300 Questions LDS Couples Should Ask for a more Vibrant Marriage

Have a more vibrant, unified marriage with the help of this handy guide. With over 300 questions on topics ranging from intimacy to finances, this book provides a starting point for couples to sit down and talk about what's really important. Discover untold dreams or ways to be better parents as you develop open, honest communication that will last a lifetime.

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Letters to a Young Progressive
Mike S. Adams

Letters to a Young Progressive: How to Avoid Wasting Your Life Protesting Things You Don't Understand

The biggest fear of conservative parents is not experiencing the “empty nest” syndrome when their children leave for college. It's a brainwashing of their children by the liberal academic world. Adams recounts true stories and intellectual redemption in this book.

Presented as a series of letters between Adams and his former student, ‘Zach’, "Letters to a Young Progressive" reveals how the "education" of college kids across the country is producing a generation of unhappy, unimaginative, and unproductive adults. The perfect book to help parents prevent--or undo--the ubiquitous liberal brainwashing of their children before it is too late.

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Women Nobel
Prize Winners
Anita Davis and Marla Selvi

From the first woman Nobel Peace Prize recipient, Bertha von Suttner (1905), to the latest and youngest female Nobel laureate, Malala Yousafzai (2014), this book in its second edition provides a detailed look at the lives and accomplishments of each of these sixteen Prize winners. They did not expect recognition or fame for their work-economist Emily Greene Balch (1946) was surprised to learn that anyone knew about her. But they did not work in isolation: all met with discouragement, derision, threats or-in Yousafazi's case-attempted murder and exile. A history of the Prize and a biographical sketch of Alfred Nobel are included.
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As a Man Thinketh
James Allen

As A Man Thinketh Including Morning And Evening Thoughts

"As a man thinketh in his heart, so is he."

With that simple but profound philosophy and the right application of thought you can overcome obstacles, reach goals, improve health, and achieve serenity.

Since its initial publication a century ago, millions around the world have responded toJames Allen's powerful message of positive thinking and have used it to achieve their maximum potential.

Included in this edition are Allen's insightful "Morning and Evening Thoughts, " a collection of beautiful daily meditations that feed the mind and soul.

Dover Classics paperback

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Kara's Party Ideas
Kara Allen

Plan the perfect party! Popular blogger and style maven Kara Allen offers you all the inspiration you need to turn your special moments into unforgettable memories. In this full-color guide you'll find a wide variety of party themes to choose from, plus tips and tricks that will wow your family and friends for truly spectacular soirees, no matter what the occasion!
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My Dream of Stars
Anousheh Ansari
Hardcover

From Daughter of Iran to Space Pioneer

By Anousheh Ansari and Homer Hickam

In her heartwarming and empowering memoir, space pioneer Anousheh Ansari tells the story of her childhood in Iran and her family's exodus to America after the Islamic Revolution. After settling down in Texas, Anousheh built a computer technology firm from the ground up, which eventually realized a net worth of $750 million and ultimately allowed her to achieve her childhood dream of spaceflight. In her groundbreaking role as the first-ever female commercial spaceflight participant, her story became politicized and fraught with the prejudices and obstacles she had to overcome as an Iranian woman, culminating in a debate over whether she would be allowed to display both the American and Iranian flags on the sleeve of her spacesuit.

After her return to Earth, Anousheh started The Ansari Foundation, a quickly growing nonprofit which supports social entrepreneurship, and is especially committed to ensuring the freedom of women around the world and supporting female entrepreneurs. Ultimately, this evocative story shows the triumph of a woman who has become a role model to people around the globe struggling to overcome economic and cultural barriers, as well as those dreamers who look upon the stars and wish to soar among them.

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My Dream of Stars
Anousheh Ansari
Paperback

From Daughter of Iran to Space Pioneer

By Anousheh Ansari and Homer Hickam

In her heartwarming and empowering memoir, space pioneer Anousheh Ansari tells the story of her childhood in Iran and her family's exodus to America after the Islamic Revolution. After settling down in Texas, Anousheh built a computer technology firm from the ground up, which eventually realized a net worth of $750 million and ultimately allowed her to achieve her childhood dream of spaceflight. In her groundbreaking role as the first-ever female commercial spaceflight participant, her story became politicized and fraught with the prejudices and obstacles she had to overcome as an Iranian woman, culminating in a debate over whether she would be allowed to display both the American and Iranian flags on the sleeve of her spacesuit.

After her return to Earth, Anousheh started The Ansari Foundation, a quickly growing nonprofit which supports social entrepreneurship, and is especially committed to ensuring the freedom of women around the world and supporting female entrepreneurs. Ultimately, this evocative story shows the triumph of a woman who has become a role model to people around the globe struggling to overcome economic and cultural barriers, as well as those dreamers who look upon the stars and wish to soar among them.

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Islam: A Short History
Karen Armstrong

From one of the world's foremost historians and thinkers on religious affairs comes the bestselling history of Islam, "a small gem, bristling with insight and sensitive historical analysis of a misunderstood and much maligned faith" ("The Washington Post"). (World Religions)
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Meditations
Marcus Aurelius

One of the world's most famous and influential books, "Meditations, " by the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius (A.D. 121 180), incorporates the stoic precepts he used to cope with his life as a warrior and administrator of an empire. Ascending to the imperial throne in A.D. 161, Aurelius found his reign beset by natural disasters and war. In the wake of these challenges, he set down a series of private reflections, outlining a philosophy of commitment to virtue above pleasure and tranquility above happiness

Reflecting the emperor's own noble and self-sacrificing code of conduct, this eloquent and moving work draws and enriches the tradition of Stoicism, which stressed the search for inner peace and ethical certainty in an apparently chaotic world. Serenity was to be achieved by emulating in one's personal conduct the underlying orderliness and lawfulness of nature. And in the face of inevitable pain, loss, and death the suffering at the core of life Aurelius counsels stoic detachment from the things that are beyond one's control and a focus on one's own will and perception.

Presented here in a specially modernized version of the classic George Long translation, this updated and revised edition is easily accessible to contemporary readers. It not only provides a fascinating glimpse into the mind and personality of a highly principled Roman of the second century but also offers today's readers a practical and inspirational guide to the challenges of everyday life.

Dover Classics paperback

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Amazing Grace
Angela Baxter

Amazing Grace: Messages of Hope in Scripture and Verse

Share the beauty and sweetness of "Amazing Grace" with those you care about. Award-winning designer Angela Baxter brings to life this treasured hymn using stunning photography and typography. Draw closer to the divine as you and your loved ones find solace in the special lyrics and sacred scriptures in this beautiful book.

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Blindspot: Hidden Biases
Mahzarin Banaji
Hardcover

I know my own mind.
I am able to assess others in a fair and accurate way.

These self-perceptions are challenged by leading psychologists Mahzarin R. Banaji and Anthony G. Greenwald as they explore the hidden biases we all carry from a lifetime of exposure to cultural attitudes about age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, social class, sexuality, disability status, and nationality.

“Blindspot” is the authors’ metaphor for the portion of the mind that houses hidden biases. Writing with simplicity and verve, Banaji and Greenwald question the extent to which our perceptions of social groups—without our awareness or conscious control—shape our likes and dislikes and our judgments about people’s character, abilities, and potential.

In Blindspot, the authors reveal hidden biases based on their experience with the Implicit Association Test, a method that has revolutionized the way scientists learn about the human mind and that gives us a glimpse into what lies within the metaphoric blindspot.

The title’s “good people” are those of us who strive to align our behavior with our intentions. The aim of Blindspot is to explain the science in plain enough language to help well-intentioned people achieve that alignment. By gaining awareness, we can adapt beliefs and behavior and “outsmart the machine” in our heads so we can be fairer to those around us. Venturing into this book is an invitation to understand our own minds.

Brilliant, authoritative, and utterly accessible, Blindspot is a book that will challenge and change readers for years to come.

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101 Things to Do with Peanut Butter
Pamela Bennett

Peanut butter lovers of the world unite, and start thinking outside the jar beyond your childhood favorite, PBJ. Update your palate with not only sweet, but savory recipes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
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Families and Faith
Vern L. Bengtson
Hardcover

How Religion is Passed Down across Generations

Few things are more likely to cause heartache to devout parents than seeing their child leave the faith. And it seems, from media portrayals, that this is happening more and more frequently. But is religious change between generations common? How does religion get passed down from one generation to the next? How do some families succeed in passing on their faith while others do not? Families and Faith: How Religion is Passed Down across Generations seeks to answer these questions and many more.

For almost four decades, Vern Bengtson and his colleagues have been conducting the largest-ever study of religion and family across generations. Through war and social upheaval, depression and technological revolution, they have followed more than 350 families composed of more than 3,500 individuals whose lives span more than a century--the oldest was born in 1881, the youngest in 1988--to find out how religion is, or is not, passed down from one generation to the next.

What they found may come as a surprise: despite enormous changes in American society, a child is actually more likely to remain within the fold than leave it, and even the nonreligious are more likely to follow their parents' example than to rebel. And while outside forces do play a role, the crucial factor in whether a child keeps the faith is the presence of a strong fatherly bond. Mixing unprecedented data with gripping interviews and sharp analysis, Families and Faith offers a fascinating exploration of what allows a family to pass on its most deeply-held tradition--its faith.

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Holiness Is Always...
Pope Benedict XVI
Hardcover

Holiness Is Always in Season

For a Christian, the way to reach perfection is to strive for holiness. What is true perfection? Christ's words are clear, sublime and disconcerting: "Be perfect as your heavenly Father is perfect." To have God as our model is a dizzying thought! Yet the Church reminds us that, "All the faithful, whatever their condition or state in life, are called by the Lord to that perfect holiness."

The Church teaches us that holiness is not the concern of a privileged few, nor does it only pertain to Christians of the past. Holiness is always a call to every Christian of every age, a challenge for anyone who wants to follow in the footsteps of Christ.

Pope Benedict XVI says: "Holiness never goes out of fashion; on the contrary, with the passage of time it shines out ever more brightly, expressing man's perennial effort to reach God." Mother Teresa of Calcutta wrote: "Holiness is not something for the extraordinary; it is not a luxury of the few. Holiness is the simple duty for each one of us."

The saints are our models and teachers in the ways of holiness. They show us that holiness is possible for us, since they experienced the same difficulties and weaknesses we do, yet persevered in achieving sanctity. The world of saints is a world of wonders, and in this book Pope Benedict XVI helps us to enter into that world.

This inspiring volume presents the Pope's numerous reflections on many saints arranged according to the calendar year. He shows how the life of each saint has something unique to teach us about virtue, faith, courage and love of Christ. Dozens of saints are covered in this wonderful spiritual book. The Pope exhorts us through their lives, "Be holy! Be saints!"

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Jams & Jellies. . .
Pamela Bennett

. . . in Less Than 30 Minutes

These jams and jellies are not only yummy on toast and biscuits, but they also turn fish to delish, go neat with meat, and dress up cheese in a breeze!

For the creative cook who has no time to spare, Jams and Jellies in 30 Minutes or Less is the answer. Simple cooking directions and ingredients are the keys to quick and successful refrigerator jams that can be eaten the same day they're prepared, or savored for up to three weeks. No canning required!

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Peanut Butter Sweets
Pamela Bennett

Whether you like creamy or crunchy, there’s no denying that peanut butter is a favorite pantry staple, and Peanut Butter Sweets offers you 70 tasty ways to enjoy it.

From smoothies, cookies, pies, and cakes to candies, dips, sauces, and toppings, here are recipes to help you create luscious sweet treats for parties and special events, luncheons, desserts, or for eating all by yourself while watching a favorite movie. You can also indulge your creative genius and package up some of these yummy morsels in cute ways for gift-giving.

Whip up a pretty Southern Belle Shake, bake a batch of Peanut Butter Macaroons, create a Peanut Butter Cheesecake, or serve a scrumptious Peanut Butter Soufflé to the delight of your friends and family. Peanut butter lovers will rejoice!

Pamela Bennett grew up in Durham, North Carolina, where she was exposed to an environment rich in the southern culinary tradition. She was educated in business, graduating from Crofts College. Pam has been making signature sweets for more than 25 years and sharing them with family and customers. She owned and operated Black Sheep Baskets in Dallas, Texas, which featured her jams. Additionally, she has worked in the entertainment industry (MGM and Sundance) as well as at three major universities. She now lives with her never-dull psychologist husband in Provo, Utah, and is the mother of two intelligent, compassionate, humorous children. She is the author of Jams & Jellies in Less Than 30 Minutes.

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Christ
Centered Meditation
Pam Blackwell, Ph.D.

A handbook for spiritual practice that provides the reader with insights and tools to enrich his/her spiritual practice through "passive" meditative techniques, which involves stilling the conscious mind, and "active" meditative techniques, using guided visualizations and interaction with others. These are derived from Christian contemplative and Eastern meditation traditions.
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The Civil War
A Book of Quotations

"The time for compromise has now passed. The South is determined to maintain her position, and make all who oppose her smell Southern power and feel Southern steel." Jefferson Davis.

"Talk! Talk! Talk! That will never free the slaves. What is needed is action, action!" Abolitionist John Brown. "There is Jackson standing like a stone wall! Let us determine to die here, and we will conquer." Confederate General Barnard E. Bee.

More than 700 provocative declarations in this fascinating book constitute a running narrative by many who lived through or died in the Civil War. The voices of the great and famous, the ordinary and unknown, resound in these pages that bear historic witness to key events before, during, and after the war.

Arranged chronologically and divided into sections on specific topics and events, this well-researched volume puts a human face on history and provides a unique perspective on the Civil War and its times. Of interest to Civil War buffs, students, and teachers of American history, this volume will also serve as a handy aid for speechwriters and public speakers.

Dover Classics paperback

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The Caterpillar Way
Craig Bouchard
Hardcover

“The Caterpillar Way: Lessons in Leadership, Growth, and Shareholder Value”
by Craig Bouchard and James Koch

In the early 1980s, Caterpillar, Inc. lost one million dollars per day for three consecutive years. Its continuing existence came into question. Today, "CAT" is the world's most profitable manufacturer of construction and mining equipment and large engines. The now legendary global company made numerous well-calculated, though risky decisions for three consecutive decades--in the process scaling to heights unimaginable to even the finest business enterprises. How did they do it? The Caterpillar Way.

The Caterpillar Way provides essential management lessons in powerful behind-the-scenes stories. You'll learn how the Caterpillar leaders responded quickly to changing markets, allocated capital efficiently throughout the firm, and nourished a cultish team spirit that wins. Innovative leaders make game-changing decisions.

If any company is built to last, it's Caterpillar, Inc. With its trademark yellow trucks, cranes, machinery and engines, this home-grown manufacturer has survived more than its share of ups and downs to become the #1 industry leader of construction equipment in the world. The Caterpillar Way reveals, for the first time, the remarkable inside story, written with full access to the way CAT runs its business, from bottom to top.

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What Color Is Your Parachute? 2017
Richard N. Bolles

“ . . . A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers”

The world's most popular job-search book is updated for 2017 to tailor its long-trusted guidance with up-to-the-minute information and advice for today's job-hunters and career-changers.

In today's challenging job-market, the time-tested advice of What Color Is Your Parachute? is needed more than ever. Recent grads facing a tough economic landscape, workers laid off mid-career, and people searching for an inspiring work-life change all look to career guru Richard N. Bolles for support, encouragement, and advice on which job-hunt strategies work--and which don't. This revised and updated edition combines classic elements like the famed Flower Exercise with updated tips on social media and search tactics. Bolles demystifies the entire job-search process, from resumes to interviewing to networking, expertly guiding job-hunters toward their dream job.

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What Color Is Your Parachute?
… Rethinking Interviews

What Color Is Your Parachute? Guide to Rethinking Interviews: Ace the Interview and Land Your Dream Job
By Richard Bolles

The first interview book from the What Color Is Your Parachute? career guru Richard Bolles.

Interviews instill fear in many a job-hunter, but this empowering guide from legendary career expert Richard N. Bolles reveals that interviews are really just conversations to determine if the work—and workplace—is a great fit for both parties.

For the first time, Bolles combines his decades of experience with the latest studies and job-market research to create an all-in-one guide for the whole interview process, from pre-interview research to elevator pitches, “tell me about yourself” questions, and salary negotiation. This slender handbook provides just the essentials: the three most important things you need to know about interviews, the five questions you must have answers for, and an ingenious summary of how to succeed. With this guide in hand, you’ll walk into interviews with confidence, armed with the means to impress—and hopefully land your dream job.

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What Color Is Your Parachute?
… Rethinking Resumes

What Color Is Your Parachute? Guide to Rethinking Resumes
by Richard N. Bolles

Write a Winning Resume and Cover Letter and Land Your Dream Interview

Resumes get an average of eight seconds of attention before going in the trash—or getting on the shortlist. That’s just one of the findings reported here, as legendary career expert Richard N. Bolles presents new research about resumes in a guide that summarizes everything job-hunters and career-changers need to know about this essential tool.

This timely resource features the latest research on important resume topics such as key words, soft skills, scanning software, social media, and online posting. Bolles argues that on the basis of what we now know, we need to rethink what a resume is—and how it should be written. He details the words that must be avoided, and the words that must be used, on a resume that wins you interviews.

This slim volume distills a huge amount of information down to its very essence. Armed with tips and shortcuts based on the author’s decades of experience, you can craft a resume and cover letter that will stand out to your dream employers—and increase your chances of getting interviews and landing jobs.

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What Color Is
Your Parachute? 2014
Richard N. Bolles

What Color Is Your Parachute? 2014: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers

The world's most popular job-search book is updated for 2014 with up-to-the-minute information and tips for how-to look for work and change careers.

In today's challenging job-market, the long-trusted guidance of What Color Is Your Parachute? is needed more than ever. Published in 22 languages and 26 countries, and with over 10 million copies sold, What Color is Your Parachute? has helped millions discover their unique gifts, skills, and interests and land a job--even in hard times.

This 2014 edition of “[one of] the 100 best and most influential [nonfiction books] written in English since 1923,” according to TIME.com, is refreshed with up-to-the-minute statistics, job-field analyses, and advice on social media and search tactics (including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Skype, Yelp, and YouTube). However, Parachute’s core message remains intact: WHAT, WHERE, and HOW.

• What do you most love to do?
• Where do you most love to do it?
• How do you find such a job and persuade those employers to hire you?

Career and business guru Richard (“Dick”) N. Bolles, who coined the terms “informational interview” and “transferable skills,” demystifies the entire job-search process, from resumes, interviewing, networking, salary negotiation, career coaches, how to start your own business, and more.

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Fires of Faith
Brock Brower

Fires of Faith: The Inspiring Story Behind the King James Bible

Fires of Faith: The Inspiring Story Behind the King James Bible Brock Brower, Lee Groberg, and Steven Porter Since its original publication in 1611, the King James Bible has had immeasurable influence on religion, language, culture, art, and literature yet its road to influence and acceptance was paved with darkness. International politics, subversion, lust, and bloodshed set the stage for the heroic heretics, who sought to translate the word of God into the English vernacular.

Fires of Faith crisscrosses a tumultuous Europe at the birth of religious freedom and chronicles characters central to the Reformation, including John Wycliffe, Martin Luther, King Henry VIII , and Bloody Queen Mary I, culminating with the reign of King James I and his commissioned translation of the Bible. At the forefront of the saga is William Tyndale, the British religious scholar who directed the translation and ultimately became a martyr in the fires of faith.

This intriguing three-part documentary series features more than 130 reenactments filmed in eight countries, with great care taken to represent the scenes visually and historically accurate. Commentary from 18 international scholars and religious leaders tells the story of one of the greatest committee efforts in history, resulted in the most influential and enduring book the Western world has ever seen. Part 1- Yearning for the Word Discover the history of the English Reformation and learn about the varying roles Martin Luther, William Tyndale, and King Henry VIII had in its development. Part 2 - Martyrs for a Book Gutenberg's revolutionary printing press aided the Protestant Reformation and sped up the printing of illegal Bibles being smuggled into England. Within a year, many influential heretics were betrayed, imprisoned, and martyred for their beliefs. Part 3 - The King James Bible In 1604, England's King James ordered a new translation of the Bible. After seven years, 54 scholars, and one of the greatest committee efforts in history, those who persevered brought forth the most widely used book ever written.

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Emotional Intelligence 2.0
Travis Bradberry

In today's fast-paced world of competitive workplaces and turbulent economic conditions, each of us is searching for effective tools that can help us to manage, adapt, and strike out ahead of the pack.

By now, emotional intelligence (EQ) needs little introduction—it’s no secret that EQ is critical to your success. But knowing what EQ is and knowing how to use it to improve your life are two very different things.

Emotional Intelligence 2.0 delivers a step-by-step program for increasing your EQ via four, core EQ skills that enable you to achieve your fullest potential:

1) Self-Awareness
2) Self-Management
3) Social Awareness
4) Relationship Management

Emotional Intelligence 2.0 is a book with a single purpose—increasing your EQ. Here’s what people are saying about it:

“Emotional Intelligence 2.0 succinctly explains how to deal with emotions creatively and employ our intelligence in a beneficial way.”
—The Dalai Lama

“A fast read with compelling anecdotes and good context in which to understand and improve.”
—Newsweek

"Gives abundant, practical findings and insights with emphasis on how to develop EQ. Research shows convincingly that EQ is more important than IQ."
--Stephen R. Covey, author, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

"This book can drastically change the way you think about success...read it twice."
--Patrick Lencioni, author, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

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Grandma's Classic
Favorites For the Holidays

Re-create memories of friends and family at Grandma's house, and start new traditions of your own as you enjoy these classic favorite recipes. With recipes for each season and meal plans for every major holiday, you can bring your family together and make your holidays and seasons as memorable as the ones you had at Grandma's house.
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41: A Portrait
of My Father
George W. Bush

George W. Bush, the 43rd President of the United States, has authored a personal biography of his father, George H. W. Bush, the 41st President.

Forty-three men have served as President of the United States. Countless books have been written about them. But never before has a President told the story of his father, another President, through his own eyes and in his own words. A unique and intimate biography, the book covers the entire scope of the elder President Bush’s life and career, including his service in the Pacific during World War II, his pioneering work in the Texas oil business, and his political rise as a Congressman, U.S. Representative to China and the United Nations, CIA Director, Vice President, and President. The book shines new light on both the accomplished statesman and the warm, decent man known best by his family. In addition, George W. Bush discusses his father’s influence on him throughout his own life, from his childhood in West Texas to his early campaign trips with his father, and from his decision to go into politics to his own two-term Presidency.

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The Motivation Manifesto
Brendon Burchard

In this text, world-renowned motivational speaker and bestselling author Brendon Burchard gives readers a step by step guide and a passionate manifesto for living up to their potential. With his trademark verve, he teaches readers the six practices that will help them achieve greatness in an increasingly busy and pessimistic world.
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Behind Every
Good Man
John Bytheway

Behind Every Good Man: Helping Your Husband Take the Spiritual Lead in the Home

Behind every good man is a good woman, the old saying goes. How can a wife help her husband grow and progress and be a priesthood leader in the home without criticizing, nagging, or making him feel like he s not measuring up? As a result of some wide reading, pondering, and research, John Bytheway attempts to answer that question in this book. With his trademark humor and unique insights, the author shares experiences from his own marriage, practical counsel from several marriage experts, and inspired statements from Church leaders.

Simple tools such as praising betimes with sharpness and making requests with an exit strategy will bless marriages and help husbands and wives fulfill their roles as they try to lead their families in the latter days.

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Everything I Need. . .
I Learned at Home
John Bytheway

Behind Every Good Man: Helping Your Husband Take the Spiritual Lead in the Home

Behind every good man is a good woman, the old saying goes. How can a wife help her husband grow and progress and be a priesthood leader in the home without criticizing, nagging, or making him feel like he s not measuring up? As a result of some wide reading, pondering, and research, John Bytheway attempts to answer that question in this book. With his trademark humor and unique insights, the author shares experiences from his own marriage, practical counsel from several marriage experts, and inspired statements from Church leaders.

Simple tools such as praising betimes with sharpness and making requests with an exit strategy will bless marriages and help husbands and wives fulfill their roles as they try to lead their families in the latter days.

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Sonosuono
Alex Caldiero

A powerful collection of poems and short prose from acclaimed Salt Lake City poet who traces his Sicilian past in startling language that touches deeply on the understanding of roots and how they manifest in an unsentimental reflection. Edgy and lyrical, and a significant contribution to the works that examine place in the lineage of William Carlos Williams' "Paterson" and Anne Waldman's "Iovis Trilogy."
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Stoned:A Doctor's Case for Medical Marijuana

by David Casarett M.D.
A doctor discovers the surprising truth about marijuana
No substance on earth is as hotly debated as marijuana. Opponents claim it s dangerous, addictive, carcinogenic, and a gateway to serious drug abuse. Fans claim it as a wonder drug, treating cancer, anorexia, AIDS, chronic pain, glaucoma, arthritis, migraines, PTSD, and insomnia. Patients suffering from these conditions need and deserve hard facts based on medical evidence, not hysteria and superstition.

In "Stoned," palliative care physician Dr. David Casarett sets out to do anything including experimenting on himself to find evidence of marijuana s medical potential. He smears mysterious marijuana paste on his legs and samples pot wine. He poses as a patient at a seedy California clinic and takes lessons from an artisanal hash maker. In conversations with researchers, doctors, and patients around the world he learns how marijuana works and doesn’t in the real world.

Dr. Casarett unearths tales of near-miraculous success, such as a child with chronic seizures who finally found relief in cannabidiol oil. In Tel Aviv, he learns of a nursing home that s found success giving marijuana to dementia patients. On the other hand, one patient who believed marijuana cured her lung cancer has clearly been misled. As Casarett sifts the myth and misinformation from the scientific evidence, he explains, among other things:

Why marijuana might be the best treatment option for some types of pain
Why there s no significant risk of lung damage from smoking pot
Why most marijuana-infused beer or wine won t get you high
Often humorous, occasionally heartbreaking, and full of counterintuitive conclusions, Stoned offers a compassionate and much-needed medical practitioner s perspective on the potential of this misunderstood plant."

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Winning the
Money Game
Adam Caroll & Chad Carden

A Rule Book to Achieving Financial Success for Young People

The book is a perfect complement to National Financial Educators humorous, interactive program called The Money Game that has been delivered on over 400 college campuses, hundreds of leadership conferences, and seen by over 150,000 students.

The book details the journey from debt-ridden to debt-free in a matter of two years, and how different choices might have been made to prevent the situation from the beginning. Written at a level that students will appreciate and relate to, WTMG has received praise from school administrators, parents, and most importantly, students from all over the country.

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Alexander Hamilton
Ron Chernow

A New York Times Bestseller, and the inspiration for the hit Broadway musical Hamilton!

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow presents a landmark biography of Alexander Hamilton, the Founding Father who galvanized, inspired, scandalized, and shaped the newborn nation.
In the first full-length biography of Alexander Hamilton in decades, Ron Chernow tells the riveting story of a man who overcame all odds to shape, inspire, and scandalize the newborn America. According to historian Joseph Ellis, Alexander Hamilton is "a robust full-length portrait, in my view the best ever written, of the most brilliant, charismatic and dangerous founder of them all."
Few figures in American history have been more hotly debated or more grossly misunderstood than Alexander Hamilton. Chernow's biography gives Hamilton his due and sets the record straight, deftly illustrating that the political and economic greatness of today's America is the result of Hamilton's countless sacrifices to champion ideas that were often wildly disputed during his time. "To repudiate his legacy," Chernow writes, "is, in many ways, to repudiate the modern world." Chernow here recounts Hamilton's turbulent life: an illegitimate, largely self-taught orphan from the Caribbean, he came out of nowhere to take America by storm, rising to become George Washington's aide-de-camp in the Continental Army, coauthoring The Federalist Papers, founding the Bank of New York, leading the Federalist Party, and becoming the first Treasury Secretary of the United States. Historians have long told the story of America's birth as the triumph of Jefferson's democratic ideals over the aristocratic intentions of Hamilton. Chernow presents an entirely different man, whose legendary ambitions were motivated not merely by self-interest but by passionate patriotism and a stubborn will to build the foundations of American prosperity and power. His is a Hamilton far more human than we've encountered before--from his shame about his birth to his fiery aspirations, from his intimate relationships with childhood friends to his titanic feuds with Jefferson, Madison, Adams, Monroe, and Burr, and from his highly public affair with Maria Reynolds to his loving marriage to his loyal wife Eliza. And never before has there been a more vivid account of Hamilton's famous and mysterious death in a duel with Aaron Burr in July of 1804.
Chernow's biography is not just a portrait of Hamilton, but the story of America's birth seen through its most central figure. At a critical time to look back to our roots, Alexander Hamilton will remind readers of the purpose of our institutions and our heritage as Americans.

"Nobody has captured Hamilton better than Chernow" --The New York Times Book Review

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Behind Our Eyes
A Second Look
Edit by Kate Chamberlin

Behind Our Eyes: A Second Look: The Second Literary Anthology of Stories, Poems and Essays

"Behind Our Eyes: A Second Look" is the second literary anthology by writers with disabilities. The topics range from ridiculously absurd to tragically abusive, from cats and rabbits to guide dogs and even a guiding miniature horse, from medical fiascos to survival tactics, and through pangs of deprivation to heights of success. The vivid tapestry of life these writers weave with their stories, poems, and essays demonstrates what a diverse group of writers they are; yet this tapestry of creative writings showcases how similar they are to each other and to the world. This Behind Our Eyes organization’s anthology takes a second look at the intriguing and insightful pieces of sixty-five writers.

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The 5 Love
Languages
Gary Chapman

The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts

Simple ideas, lasting love

Falling in love is easy. Staying in love that s the challenge! How can you keep your relationship fresh and growing amid the demands, conflicts, and just plain boredom of everyday life?

In the #1 "New York Times" bestseller "The 5 Love Languages," you’ll discover the secret that has transformed millions of relationships worldwide. Whether your relationship is flourishing or failing, Dr. Gary Chapman s proven approach to showing and receiving love will help you experience deeper and richer levels of intimacy with your partner starting today.

"The 5 Love Languages" is as practical as it is insightful. Updated to reflect the complexities of relationships today, this new edition reveals intrinsic truths and applies relevant, actionable wisdom in ways that work.

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The Innovative University
Clayton M. Christensen

Changing the DNA of Higher Education from the Inside Out

The Innovative University illustrates how higher education can respond to the forces of disruptive innovation , and offers a nuanced and hopeful analysis of where the traditional university and its traditions have come from and how it needs to change for the future. Through an examination of Harvard and BYU-Idaho as well as other stories of innovation in higher education, Clayton Christensen and Henry Eyring decipher how universities can find innovative, less costly ways of performing their uniquely valuable functions.

• Offers new ways forward to deal with curriculum, faculty issues, enrollment, retention, graduation rates, campus facility usage, and a host of other urgent issues in higher education
• Discusses a strategic model to ensure economic vitality at the traditional university
• Contains novel insights into the kind of change that is necessary to move institutions of higher education forward in innovative ways

This book uncovers how the traditional university survives by breaking with tradition, but thrives by building on what it's done best.

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The Complete Idiot's
Guide to Economics

by Tom Gorman

For both general readers and students, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Economics, Second Edition clearly explains macroeconomics and microeconomics, covering the dynamics of the markets, consumer behavior, business, budgets and taxation, recession and expansion, unemployment and inflation, fiscal policy, and international trade. This user-friendly second edition also discusses depression, wartime economics, and situational economics such as healthcare and energy.

With the economy topping the headlines every day, the timing is right for a second edition

Will appeal to anyone getting an MBA or taking economics courses, as well as general readers who want to learn about economics in terms they can understand

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StrengthsQuest
Donald O. Clifton

Discover and Develop Your Strengths in Academics, Career and Beyond.

Students who use their natural talents achieve the most --- but they need to know what those talents are.

StrengthsQuest includes the Clifton StrengthsFinder, an online assessment that reveals students' top five themes of talent. StrengthsQuest also helps students make the most of those talents.

Students and learners of all ages continually face the challenges of gaining direction, making decisions, and building self-confidence. Fortunately, the keys to successfully meeting these challenges -- your own natural talents -- already exist within you. Through these talents, you will produce your greatest achievements.

Over the course of 30 years, Gallup conducted millions of psychological interviews and identified 34 themes of talent that are indicative of success. In the StrengthsQuest program, Gallup offers you the opportunity to discover talents from your top five themes and build on them to achieve academic, career, and personal excellence. More than 100,000 students have benefited from the program.

Your quest starts with the Clifton StrengthsFinder, a 30-minute assessment that reveals your top five themes of talent.

This online assessment is your entryway to a variety of experiences that will help you discover your greatest talents and develop strengths. You'll gain access to action items specific to your top themes, covering general academic life, study habits, relationships, and career. You'll also be challenged to think about applying your talents for success in other settings, such as on projects and teams and in leadership.

StrengthsQuest was written by the late Donald O. Clifton, who was the former chairman of Gallup; coauthor of the bestseller Now, Discover Your Strengths; and recognized as the Father of Strengths-Based Psychology and the late Edward "Chip" Anderson, who taught education, psychology, and leadership at UCLA and Azusa Pacific University. Revised portions of the text were written by Laurie A. Schreiner, who has taught psychology and higher education at Azusa Pacific University and Eastern University.

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