Savvy Author Ingrid Law
ISBN-10 1440634858
Release 2008-05-01
Pages 368
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A vibrant new voice . . . a modern classic. For generations, the Beaumont family has harbored a magical secret. They each possess a “savvy”—a special supernatural power that strikes when they turn thirteen. Grandpa Bomba moves mountains, her older brothers create hurricanes and spark electricity . . . and now it’s the eve of Mibs’s big day. As if waiting weren’t hard enough, the family gets scary news two days before Mibs’s birthday: Poppa has been in a terrible accident. Mibs develops the singular mission to get to the hospital and prove that her new power can save her dad. So she sneaks onto a salesman’s bus . . . only to find the bus heading in the opposite direction. Suddenly Mibs finds herself on an unforgettable odyssey that will force her to make sense of growing up—and of other people, who might also have a few secrets hidden just beneath the skin.


Savvy Author Ingrid Law
ISBN-10 9780141918051
Release 2008-07-03
Pages 272
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For Mibs Beaumont's family, the day of their thirteenth birthday could be an adventure or a disaster. It's when they get their savvy – an extra-special talent and know-how. Her brother Rocket is Mr Electric, he can send static shocks from the other side of the room, just for fun . . . But on Mibs's special day, their Poppa lies in a coma in hospital, and she has to reach him. The only way to get there is on the pink Bible bus, so, adventure or disaster, Mibs is getting on that bus. And who could guess what might happen then?


Savvy Author Ingrid Law
ISBN-10 9780141324197
Release 2008-07-03
Pages 272
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'My savvy hadn't come along yet. But I was only two days away from my very own thirteen dripping candles.' For Mibs Beaumont's family, the day of their thirteenth birthday could be an adventure or a disaster. It's when they get their savvy - an extra-special talent and know-how. Her brother Rocket is Mr Electric, he can send static shocks from the other side of the room, just for fun . . . But on Mibs's special day, their poppa lies in a coma in hospital and she has to reach him. The only way to get there is on the pink Bible bus, so, adventure or disaster, Mibs is getting on that bus. And who could guess what might happen then?

IT Savvy

IT Savvy Author Peter Weill
ISBN-10 9781422181010
Release 2009
Pages 182
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Tired of spending money on IT without understanding your investment? Not getting the results you need in the time frame you expected? Then you and your firm are probably not IT savvy. IT-savvy executives think, talk, and act digitally in all their business decisions and activities. They depend upon a reusable digital platform of business processes, data, and systems and don't shy away from addressing IT-related business problems. And as a result, their firms enjoy margins up to 20 percent higher than their competitors. Yes, IT can be particularly challenging for a number of reasons such as its unfamiliar vocabulary, elusive benefits, and all-too-familiar rat wheel of dysfunction.IT Savvycan help: The authors identify five imperatives that will help you drive value from IT, with detailed explanations on their implementation. You'll increase your fluency and even learn to leverage IT for profitable growth. For example, you'll start to build a digital ROI into managers' job descriptions, then hold them accountable for using your company's IT activities as assets. Bolstered by years of research and work with top executives, this book will help you become fearless in your discussions of all things digital. And it will prove that being IT savvy pays off.


Savvy Author Jane Clarke
ISBN-10 9780749465278
Release 2012-05-03
Pages 256
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Shortlisted for the CMI Management Book of the Year 2012 Dealing with office politics, conflict and difficult people at work, without compromising your values and integrity, can be tricky. With case studies and examples, Savvy will help you understand colleagues' behaviour and power dynamics at work, and learn how to negotiate them successfully. Practical and insightful, Savvy will enable you to master the necessary skills to deal with difficult situations. It includes step-by-step advice on how tobuild a network, develop the right mindset, handle conflict, manage your boss, influence others and deal with a bully. Savvy is the essential office survival guide that will help you to boost your career and ensure your professional success.


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ISBN-10 UCLA:L0051035087
Release 1988
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Savvy has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Savvy also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Savvy book for free.

Climate Savvy

Climate Savvy Author Lara J. Hansen
ISBN-10 9781597266864
Release 2010-10-13
Pages 245
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Climate change demands a change in how we envision, prioritize, and implement conservation and management of natural resources. Addressing threats posed by climate change cannot be simply an afterthought or an addendum, but must be integrated into the very framework of how we conceive of and conduct conservation and management. In Climate Savvy, climate change experts Lara Hansen and Jennifer Hoffman offer 18 chapters that consider the implications of climate change for key resource management issues of our time—invasive species, corridors and connectivity, ecological restoration, pollution, and many others. How will strategies need to change to facilitate adaptation to a new climate regime? What steps can we take to promote resilience? Based on collaboration with a wide range of scientists, conservation leaders, and practitioners, the authors present general ideas as well as practical steps and strategies that can help cope with this new reality. While climate change poses real threats, it also provides a chance for creative new thinking. Climate Savvy offers a wide-ranging exploration of how scientists, managers, and policymakers can use the challenge of climate change as an opportunity to build a more holistic and effective philosophy that embraces the inherent uncertainty and variability of the natural world to work toward a more robust future.

Survival of the Savvy

Survival of the Savvy Author Rick Brandon
ISBN-10 0743274296
Release 2004-12-06
Pages 320
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Two of the nation's most successful corporate leadership consultants now reveal their proven, systematic program for using the power of "high-integrity" politics to achieve career success, maximize team impact, and protect the company's reputation and bottom line. Each day in business, a corporate version of "survival of the fittest" is played out. Power plays, turf battles, deceptions, and sabotages block individuals' career progress and threaten companies' resources and results. In Survival of the Savvy, Rick Brandon and Marty Seldman provide ethical but street-smart strategies for navigating corporate politics to gain "impact with integrity," helping readers to: -Identify political styles at work through the Style Strengths Finder, and avoid being under or overly political -Discover the corporate "buzz" on you, and manage the corporate "airwaves" -Decipher unwritten company rules and protect yourself from sabotage and hidden agendas -Build key networks to promote yourself and your ideas with integrity -Learn to detect deception and filter misleading information -Increase your team's organizational savvy, influence, and impact -Gauge the political health of the company and forge a high-integrity political culture In addition, Survival of the Savvy helps individuals discover and overcome their own political blind spots and vulnerabilities. They learn step-by-step methods to avoid being underestimated or denied full recognition for their achievements. It shows them how to put forward their ideas and advance their careers in an ethical manner, with a high level of political awareness and skill. After reading this book, you will never have to say, "I didn't see it coming." Organizational savvy is a mission-critical competency for the complete leader. This timely and timeless book provides cutting-edge strategies and skills for surviving and thriving as you build individual and company success.

Word Savvy

Word Savvy Author Nancy Ragno
ISBN-10 9781599633053
Release 2011-10-10
Pages 224
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Build Your Word Know-How—and Stand Out The right words help you make a good impression—smart, professional, and trustworthy. Poor word choices can make coworkers, teachers, friends, or editors think you’re unprofessional, uneducated, or lazy. It’s critical that you learn the best methods for preventing wrong-word problems and catching errors in your writing. Word Savvy teaches you simple, easy ways to confidently avoid mistakes and ensure your success. Distinguish between confusing word pairs: What’s the difference between accept and except or sight, cite, and site? Confidently use commonly misused words: What do nonplussed, quay, gourmand, and ambivalent really mean? Get rid of mistakes in your speech and writing: Did you know diligency isn’t a word? Apply the rules (and exceptions) for tricky singulars and plurals: What’s the plural of addendum? Learn how to keep up with buzzwords and how to tell when the buzz wears off: What are the best strategies for staying on top of popular jargon—and avoiding irritating your coworkers with words that are past their prime? Plus, identify the keywords that will make your résumé stand out: What industry-related words and powerful verbs will get your résumé past the automated scanning software? No matter what kind of writing you do in your day-to-day life, Word Savvy gives you the strategies so that you can recognize, remember, and use the right word—every time. BONUS ONLINE CONTENT Download 3 free bookmarks, each with 10 savvy words everyone should know, at

Book Savvy

Book Savvy Author Cynthia Lee Katona
ISBN-10 0810854341
Release 2005
Pages 157
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In the annals of Vietnam War history, no figure has been more controversial than Ngo Dinh Diem. During the 1950s, U.S. leaders hailed Diem as âeoethe miracle man of Southeast Asiaâe and funneled huge amounts of aid to his South Vietnamese government. But in 1963 Diem was ousted and assassinated in a coup endorsed by President John F. Kennedy. Diemâe(tm)s alliance with Washington has long been seen as a Cold War relationship gone bad, undone either by American arrogance or by Diemâe(tm)s stubbornness. In Misalliance, Edward Miller provides a convincing new explanation for Diemâe(tm)s downfall and the larger tragedy of South Vietnam. For Diem and U.S. leaders, Miller argues, the alliance was more than just a joint effort to contain communism. It was also a means for each side to pursue its plans for nation building in South Vietnam. Millerâe(tm)s definitive portrait of Diemâe"based on extensive research in Vietnamese, French, and American archivesâe"demonstrates that the South Vietnamese leader was neither Washingtonâe(tm)s pawn nor a tradition-bound mandarin. Rather, he was a shrewd and ruthless operator with his own vision for Vietnamâe(tm)s modernization. In 1963, allied clashes over development and reform, combined with rising internal resistance to Diemâe(tm)s nation building programs, fractured the alliance and changed the course of the Vietnam War. In depicting the rise and fall of the U.S.âe"Diem partnership, Misalliance shows how Americaâe(tm)s fate in Vietnam was written not only on the battlefield but also in Washingtonâe(tm)s dealings with its Vietnamese allies.

Interpersonal Savvy

Interpersonal Savvy Author Center for Creative Leadership (CCL)
ISBN-10 9781118780213
Release 2013-07-09
Pages 32
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The success of your daily interactions with others, whether during formal meetings or encounters at the water cooler, can make or break your success in the workplace. Having interpersonal skills will allow you to motivate, inspire, and successfully lead others, as well as further your own career development. This guidebook will show you how, through self-awareness and strategic implementation of behaviors, you can utilize interpersonal savvy to make the most out of negative situations, develop and lead others, and create a positive working environment despite daily challenges and hardships.

Cruise Savvy

Cruise Savvy Author John Maxtone-Graham
ISBN-10 1574090712
Release 2000
Pages 192
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An indispensable primer that will 'turn you on to shipboard.'

The Modern Gentleman 2nd Edition

The Modern Gentleman  2nd Edition Author Phineas Mollod
ISBN-10 9781607740193
Release 2011-05-24
Pages 356
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Refine your cool with this quintessential sourcebook of manners and mischief. Author–raconteurs Phineas Mollod and Jason Tesauro offer timely advice and timeless wisdom for adventurous gents curious about: JAZZ & FLASKMANSHIP FRIENDS & GAFFES DATING & ENTERTAINING TWEETIQUETTE & MODERN LIT TUXEDOS & TATTOOS CAVIAR & CRASH PADS BYO, BBQ & IOUs With new sections covering the Digital Man, the Local Epicure, and the Bespoke Gent, this second edition provides a panoramic snapshot of the enlightened modern man: witty and poignant, traditional but tech savvy, flirtatious yet courtly. So roll up your yoga mat, uncork a Barolo, spin some vinyl, and crack open this freshly updated edition of The Modern Gentleman: your Man Cycle is peaking. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Savvy Success

Savvy Success Author Christine A. Hovliaras
ISBN-10 9781477208816
Release 2012-09-12
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Volume II: Patient Care of SAVVY SUCCESS includes Chapters 17 - 34 that focus on elements and competencies of providing patient care, assessment and diagnosis; review of pharmacologic medications; identifying the key oral pathology conditions that occur intraorally/extraorally; oral cancer detection, prevention and treatment; dental caries/minimally invasive dentistry; infection control practices; instrumentation; ultrasonic periodontal therapy; laser therapy in practice; usage of oral hygiene and preventive therapy; mouthrinse usage to maintain oral health; use of anesthesia in dental hygiene practice; nutritional counseling and education with patients; the dental hygienist’s role in esthetic dentistry; pediatric concerns for the dental hygienist; and working with patients who have developmental disabilities. It is clinical and scientific evidence-based information that can be educational for both the student and practicing seasoned dental hygiene professionals. Glossary of Terms, Index and Appendix In each of the 3 textbooks, Volume I-III of SAVVY SUCCESS includes a Glossary of Terms which defines key terms utilized in the chapters included in each textbook that students, faculty members and practicing dental hygienists can review to define these key words. An index is also included in the three volumes.

The Savvy Crafters Guide To Success

The Savvy Crafters Guide To Success Author Sandy Mccall
ISBN-10 9781440225604
Release 2008-04-15
Pages 128
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Take your crafts out of your workshop - and into the spotlight. Do you dream of making money with your art but feel unsure of how to begin? With The Savvy Crafter's Guide to Success, turning your hobby into a career is easier than you think. Leave the boring business books to the white-collar set! In these pages filled with plenty of artwork for inspiration, renowned rubber-stamp and polymer-clay artist Sandra McCall teaches you everything you need to know about successfully marketing and selling your work. She shares personal insights from some of the industry's top crafters, including Traci Bautista, Claudine Hellmuth, Michael Jacobs, Catherine Moore and Stephanie Olin. With sound advice, valuable do's and don'ts, and plenty of encouragement, you'll learn to: Become a regular contributor to craft publications Start teaching workshops at stores, retreats and craft shows Assert yourself as an "expert" in your field Turn your dreams into reality. Turn your crafts into a career!

Export Savvy

Export Savvy Author Zak Karamally
ISBN-10 9781317790044
Release 2014-07-16
Pages 218
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Exporting is a dynamic area of commerce that is often misunderstood. However, it takes know-how to gain a profit. Export Savvy: From Basics to Strategy explains export management in its full context from the concepts of international trade to the key elements that influence and comprise its effectiveness. This understanding will help you make better decisions so you can maximize your potential in international markets. Export Savvy is a comprehensive book that fills in the gaps left by other books on this subject. While these books concentrate on the mundane tools and techniques of exporting, Export Savvy relates the export experience to the totality of the commercial experience. The “foreignness” of exporting is framed in familiar notions enabling you to conceive or create an export program that is uniquely your own. In simple language, this innovative book breaks exporting down into ten easy-to-understand aspects: the concepts and “economics” of international trade the perspective and influence of governments tariffs and other impediments to the export transaction the impact of foreign currencies methods of payment and collection the physical movement of goods to the customer controls imposed on exports for national security and other national policy reasons cultural barriers and related considerations the uniqueness of marketing beyond one's national boundaries the legal environment and issues affecting the exporter With the proven knowledge in Export Savvy, you can make exporting an extension of your domestic business experience. You will feel free to approach exporting confidently and strategically to maximize your profits in this important area of business. Visit the book's website at

Patent Savvy for Managers

Patent Savvy for Managers Author Kirk Teska
ISBN-10 9781413315516
Release 2007-11-07
Pages 296
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Find out how to spot and protect your company's innovations! When it comes to patents, there's no room for mistakes. Making the wrong decision can send a business into an irreversible tailspin, costing your company millions of dollars -- not to mention jobs. Luckily, you have a friendly resource to help you out: Patent Savvy for Managers Loaded with fascinating case studies, this book is an essential asset for anyone entrusted with protecting a company's products or processes. Patent Savvy for Managers provides all the information you need to: identify and evaluate company patents organize patent committees work with patent attorneys read and understand patents Friendly, informative and straight to the point, Patent Savvy for Managers offers the ideal blend of legal information, practical insights and real-world examples.