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Dixon, Walter

Works: 234 works in 833 publications in 1 language and 8,484 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  Recipes  Juvenile works  Life skills guides  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Abstracts 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Author
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Publications about Walter Dixon
Publications by Walter Dixon
Most widely held works about Walter Dixon
Most widely held works by Walter Dixon
Clinton cash : the untold story of how and why foreign governments and businesses helped make Bill and Hillary rich by Peter Schweizer( Sound Recording )
11 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 364 libraries worldwide
In 2000, Bill and Hillary Clinton owed millions of dollars in legal debt. Since then, they've earned over $130 million. Where did the money come from? Most people assume that the Clintons amassed their wealth through lucrative book deals and high-six figure fees for speaking gigs. Now, Peter Schweizer shows who is really behind those enormous payments. In his New York Times bestselling books Extortion and Throw Them All Out, Schweizer detailed patterns of official corruption in Washington that led to congressional resignations and new ethics laws. In Clinton Cash, he follows the Clinton money trail, revealing the connection between their personal fortune, their "close personal friends," the Clinton Foundation, foreign nations, and some of the highest ranks of government. Schweizer reveals the Clinton's troubling dealings in Kazakhstan, Colombia, Haiti, and other places at the "wild west" fringe of the global economy, where business is often conducted on the basis of bribes and personal connections. In this blockbuster expos, ̌ Schweizer does not allege illegal or unethical behavior, he merely presents the troubling facts he's uncovered. Meticulously researched and scrupulously sourced, filled with headline-making revelations, Clinton Cash raises serious questions of judgment, of possible indebtedness to an array of foreign interests, and ultimately, of fitness for high public office
America : imagine a world without her by Dinesh D'Souza( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 318 libraries worldwide
Is America a source of pride, as Americans have long held, or shame, as Progressives allege? Beneath an innocent exterior, are our lives complicit in a national project of theft, expropriation, oppression, and murder, or is America still the hope of the world? D'Souza offers a passionate and sharply reasoned defense of America, knocking down every important accusation made by Progressives against our country
Just listen : discover the secret to getting through to absolutely anyone by Mark Goulston( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 208 libraries worldwide
The first make-or-break step in persuading anyone to do any thing is getting them to hear you out. Whether the person is a harried colleague, a stressed-out client, or an insecure spouse, things will go from bad to worse if you can't break through emotional barricades
Jesus on trial : a lawyer affirms the truth of the gospel by David Limbaugh( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 191 libraries worldwide
David Limbaugh applies his lifetime of legal experience to a unique new undertaking: making a case for the gospels as hard evidence of the life and work of Jesus Christ. Limbaugh, a practicing attorney and former professor of law, approaches the canonical gospels with the same level of scrutiny he would apply to any legal document and asks all the necessary questions about the story of Jesus told through Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John
The willpower instinct : how self-control works, why it matters, and what you can do to get more of it by Kelly McGonigal( file )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
Based on Stanford University psychologist Kelly McGonigal's wildly popular course The Science of Willpower, The Willpower Instinct is the first book to explain the new science of self-control and how it can be harnessed to improve our health, happiness, and productivity. Informed by the latest research and combining cutting-edge insights from psychology, economics, neuroscience, and medicine, The Willpower Instinct explains exactly what willpower is, how it works, and why it matters
How Jesus became God : the exaltation of a Jewish preacher from Galilee by Bart D Ehrman( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
New York Times bestselling author and Bible expert Bart Ehrman reveals how Jesus became God in the minds of his followers and how this belief became dogma in the first few centuries of the early church. The claim at the heart of the Christian faith is that Jesus of Nazareth was, and is, God. Leading Bible scholar and historical Jesus expert Bart Ehrman reveals how an apocalyptic prophet from the backwaters of rural Galilee crucified for crimes against the state came to be thought of as equal with the one God Almighty, Creator of all things. But how did this transformation of Jesus occur? How did he move from being a Jewish prophet to being God?
Spark : the revolutionary new science of exercise and the brain by John J Ratey( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
Explores the mind-body connection, presenting startling research to prove that exercise is truly our best defense against everything from depression to ADD to addiction to aggression to menopause to Alzheimer's
The price of everything : solving the mystery of why we pay what we do by Eduardo Porter( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
Many of the prices we pay seem to make little sense. We shell out $2.29 for a coffee at Starbucks when a nearly identical brew can be had at the corner deli for less than a dollar. We may be less willing to give blood for $25 than to donate it for free. Americans hire the cheap labor of illegal immigrants to fix the roof or mow the lawn and vote for politicians who promise to spend billions to keep them out of the country
The three laws of performance : rewriting the future of your organization and your life by Steve Zaffron( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
Authors Steve Zaffron and Dave Logan offer listeners this engaging treatise on achieving business success. Using compelling real-world examples--such as a New Zealand steelmaking company turning their fortunes around in one year, and a Japanese building firm enjoying record profits during a terrible economic environment--Zaffron and Logan illustrate the three laws of performance that will help all entrepreneurs get their businesses back on track
Elephants of Africa by Gail Gibbons( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
Details the habitats, physical characteristics, diet, offspring development, and behavior of the African elephant
World wide rave : creating triggers that get millions of people to spread your ideas and share your stories by David Meerman Scott( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
Scott shows aspiring business people how to harness the power of the Internet for untold success. Listeners will learn the secrets of leveraging the power of resources like YouTube, Facebook, and blogs to drive eager buyers to their virtual doorstep--for free!
The blood sugar solution : [the ultrahealthy program for losing weight, preventing disease, and feeling great now!] by Mark Hyman( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Dr. Hyman reveals that the secret solution to losing weight and preventing not just diabetes but also heart disease, stroke, dementia, and cancer is balanced insulin levels. Here he describes the seven keys to achieving wellness and explains his revolutionary six-week healthy-living program
Real influence : persuade without pushing and gain without giving in by Mark Goulston( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
People won't put up with being "sold" anymore. If they sense they are being pushed, their guard goes up-and even if they do comply, lingering resentment undermines the relationship ... maybe forever. Yet, most books on influence still portray it as something you "do to" someone else to get your way. That out-of-date approach invites resistance or cynicism from those who recognize the techniques. Manipulative tactics might occasionally wear down a colleague's or client's resistance, but they fail to produce the mutual trust that sustains successful relationships. In short, they just won't work in our sophisticated, post-selling world. In this groundbreaking book, authors Mark Goulston and John Ullmen reveal a new model for authentic influence-the kind that creates a strong initial connection and survives long after agreement has been reached. Based on listening, genuine engagement and commitment to win-win outcomes
Think again : why good leaders make bad decisions and how to keep it from happening to you by Sydney Finkelstein( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
The authors illustrate why even good leaders can make terrible decisions--and more importantly, how this situation can be avoided
The big shift : navigating the new stage beyond midlife by Marc Freedman( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Freedman seeks to alleviate much of the hand-wringing surrounding the aging baby boomer generation. Freedman hopes that by providing guidance, training, education and support to the millions entering the 60 to 80-year-old life phase, a windfall of surprising and innovative solutions to many growing issues will be the result
The Darwin economy : liberty, competition, and the common good by Robert H Frank( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
"The premise of economist Adam Smith's 'invisible hand'--a tenet of market economics--is that competitive self-interest shunts benefits to the community. But that is the exception rather than the rule, argues writer Robert H. Frank. Charles Darwin's idea of natural selection is a more accurate reflection of how economic competition works ... because individual and species benefits do not always coincide. Highlighting reasons for market failure and the need to cut waste, Frank argues that we can domesticate our wild economy by taxing higher-end spending and harmful industrial emissions."--Nature
Attached : the new science of adult attachment and how it can help you find- and keep -love by Amir Levine( file )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
Introduces the theory of adult attachment as an advanced relationship science that can enable individuals to find and sustain love, offering insight into the roles of genetics and early family life in how people approach relationships
The bond : protecting the special relationship between animals and humans by Wayne Pacelle( file )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Wayne Pacelle, the president of the Humane Society of the United States, unveils the deep links of the human-animal bond, as well as the conflicting impulses that have led us to betray this bond through widespread and systemic cruelty to animals
Data-ism : the revolution transforming decision making, consumer behavior, and almost everything else by Steve Lohr( file )
7 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
Steve Lohr, a technology reporter for the New York Times, chronicles the rise of Big Data, addressing cutting-edge business strategies and examining the dark side of a data-driven world. Coal, iron ore, and oil were the key productive assets that fueled the Industrial Revolution. Today, Data is the vital raw material of the information economy. The explosive abundance of this digital asset, more than doubling every two years, is creating a new world of opportunity and challenge. Data-ism is about this next phase, in which vast, Internet-scale data sets are used for discovery and prediction in virtually every field. It is a journey across this emerging world with people, illuminating narrative examples, and insights. It shows that, if exploited, this new revolution will change the way decisions are made-relying more on data and analysis, and less on intuition and experience-and transform the nature of leadership and management. Lohr explains how individuals and institutions will need to exploit, protect, and manage their data to stay competitive in the coming years. Filled with rich examples and anecdotes of the various ways in which the rise of Big Data is affecting everyday life it raises provocative questions about policy and practice that have wide implications for all of our lives
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