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Joy of Giving Something, Inc

Overview
Works: 57 works in 72 publications in 1 language and 1,151 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Pictorial works  Nonfiction films  Short films  Documentary films  Catalogs 
Classifications: PN1997, 779.092
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Most widely held works by Joy of Giving Something, Inc
Spotlight on careers in food( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cato Corner Farm in Connecticut produces handmade gourmet cheeses prized by the upscale Blue Hill restaurants in New York. Section one of this program introduces viewers to the art and craft of cheese-making through the experiences of the mother/son team of Elizabeth MacAlister and Mark Gilman, who talk about the joys and challenges of their business as they demonstrate how they make and market their cheeses. In section two, Dan Barber-one of America's top chefs and owner of the Blue Hill restaurants-explains why he became a chef, how he ended up owning two restaurants, and why he's so enthusiastic about using locally grown foods
Spotlight on Careers in Entrepreneurship( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since its founding, Paul Orfalea's Kinko's empire has grown to more than 1,500 stores and 23,000 employees worldwide. And Pleasant Rowland's American Girl dolls, second only to Barbie in U.S. sales, made her $700 million when she sold her company to Mattel. How did these incredible entrepreneurs do it? Section one of this program profiles Orfalea, who talks about overcoming dyslexia while growing up and his business philosophy, which is based on his freethinking, creative style. In section two, Rowland describes her motivation in creating the American Girls and how her special approach to marketing and distribution has helped make them so popular
Spotlight on careers in travel and hospitality( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of Fortune's Most Admired Companies, jetBlue is dedicated to bringing humanity back to air travel. And HK Hotels, family-owned and -operated accommodations infused with charm and Old World service, has been featured in Conde Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure. In section one of this program, Eric Brinker tells how he overcame severe dyslexia to become jetBlue's Director of Brand Management and Customer Experience, while in section two, Henry Kallan, President and owner of HK Hotels in New York City, recalls how he emigrated from the former Czechoslovakia at the age of 21 and got his humble start in the hotel industry as a busboy
Spotlight on careers in housing and real estate( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before he opened his own construction company, Ted Herz worked in the chemical industry. And Arnold Penner, head of his own multimillion-dollar real estate development/investment business in New York City, started out as a car salesman. In section one of this program, Herz discusses his frustrations in the corporate world, how he turned his home remodeling hobby into a full-fledged career, and the kinds of things that have to be considered when dealing with so many projects and clients. In section two, Penner talks about the appeal of real estate and how hard work has paid off for him as he tours viewers through several of his NYC properties
Spotlight on careers in fitness and sports( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cindy Sites was a ballet dancer; Ray Anderson played football and baseball in college. Section one of this program focuses on Sites' success as owner of Go Figure Fitness, a small chain of studios where she and her staff teach her Figure Method-a combination of Pilates, yoga, and classical ballet technique. Section two tracks the career of Anderson from Stanford University and Harvard Law School, to sports agent to the likes of the Colts' Tony Dungy and the Cardinals' Dennis Green, to Executive Vice President of the Atlanta Falcons, to Vice President of NFL Operations
Artist as witness, Todd Hido by Todd Hido( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transvest by Yuki Onodera( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Artist as witness, Daido Moriyama by Daidō Moriyama( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph Mills by Joseph Mills( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photojournalisms by Ed Kashi( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Careers in technology( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces students to real people who have found satisfaction in their careers, overcame challenges and uncertainties along the way. Spotlights Geoffrey Ballard who developed an environmentally clean, zero emission Ballard fuel cell and Bob Mason with Jeremy Allaire founded Brightcove a direct-to-Internet TV service
Witness number three by Martin Parr( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spotlight on Careers in Medicine( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Section one of this program profiles Dr. Swayam Sadanandan, a member of New York magazine's Best Doctor Hall of Fame: her dedication to treating sickle-cell anemia as head of the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology program at The Brooklyn Hospital Center, her efforts to provide social services to patients and their families, and her irrepressible optimism. Section two turns the spotlight on Michele Speer, RN, breast cancer survivor and Nurse Coordinator for the Women's Breast Center at Stamford Hospital's Tully Health Center. Her mission? To provide support, education, and advocacy for each of her breast cancer patients
Spotlight on Careers in Science( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces students to real people who have found satisfaction in their careers, overcame challenges and uncertainties along the way. Spotlights Donna Shirley a small town girl with keen interest in flying has made a career for herself at NASA where she is a project engineer for the Cassini mission to Saturn and head of the Mars Exploration Program. Ira Hellman, a music major who ended with degrees in cell biology and human genetics and become Vice President of Oncology at Genentech and professor at Yale University
Brain gym #1( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the first in a series of brochures exploring current events: both crises and opportunities. The subjects will include international conflict, medicine, economics, and other topics both timeless and international in scope. Our purpose with this series is ... to help create an interactive forum that will encompass a wide vision"--Page 1
Careers in the arts( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces students to real people who have found satisfaction in their careers, overcame challenges and uncertainties along the way. Spotlights Jacques d́Amboise a famous classical dancer and founder of the National Dance Institute, which expose innercity school children to the magic and discipline of dance. Andre Andreev and Dan Covert, graphic designer for many of the MTV's premier award shows and founders of the graphic design shop Dresscode
American beauty : the work of Stephen Shore( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the work of American photographer Stephen Shore. Features footage of Shore at work and includes Shore's comments on photography
Careers in sports business( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces students to real people who have found satisfaction in their work. Cindy Sites a ballet dancer who is a successful owner of a small chain of fitness studios and Ray Anderson who became Vice President of NFL operations
The observer observed( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ongoing series of documentary videos in DVD format, this project showcases photographers at work and in conversation. It allows photographers to explain, in their own words, their interests, motivations and goals
Careers in education( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces students to real people who have found satisfaction in their work"Gaston Caperton overcame dyslexia to become the Governor of West Virginia and President of the College Board--provider of the SAT, AP exams, and CLEP tests. In section one of the program, Caperton explains how his struggle with dyslexia fueled his dedication to the promotion of education. In section two, Virginia Jose, an art educator at South Bronx Preparatory School and a practicing professional artist, discusses what teaching means to her. She also shares whay art is so important to her--a message she also strives to communicate to her more than 120 students each week"--Container
 
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