• The One Minute Manager
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    The One Minute Manager by Kenneth Blanchard, Ph. D. and Spencer Johnson, M. D. , seems like a practical simple plan on managing people and there for other areas of one's life, however I must admit I am a little skeptical. The three philosophies do make sense especially once analogies are used to put them into more simple terms. Being in the work force for more than fourteen years I have witnessed many types of mangers. I have worked for hostile managers, calm caring managers and managers who fi...
  • Black Rain Radiation Sickness
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    Black Rain The novel, Black Rain, is a first hand recall of the events of a man's life during the bombing of Hiroshima. The main character, Shigematsu Shizuma, is concerned that his niece, Yasuko, will be unable to marry because prospective husbands are scared off due to the fact that she was near the bombing and that her or her children will suffer the effects of this radiation sickness that had already affected so many. In his quest to find a husband for his niece he decides to rewrite his jou...
  • Americas Zoos Entertainment To Conservation
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    America's Zoos: Entertainment to Conservation The children run ahead, squealing with delight. Their parents lag behind holding the children's brightly colored balloons and carrying the remnants of the half-eaten cotton candy. The family stops to let the children ride the mini train and take pictures together under the tree. They walk hand-in-hand toward the exit, stopping first at the gift shop where they each splurge on a treat to remind them of the day's adventure. Although this may sound like...
  • Great Gatsby First Hand
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    Human beings have a tendency to need some sort of tangible or perceivable proof in order to fully understand a concept. Most people will not take what is being told to them as true unless they are shown somehow that it is true. In a work of fiction, the author strives to create a tangible setting for the reader to captivate him in his reading experience. The author uses believable scenes to reveal character traits and various themes by showing how the characters act and react in different situat...
  • America First Hand Republican Women
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    America First Hand. Robert D. Marcus and David Burner. Beacon Press, 1987, 223 pgs. The beginning of the colonial period was full of troubles. America First Hand, by Robert D. Marcus and David Burner is written in distinct detail about several accounts by American colonists that are written and relay what it was like in the colonies during the first couple decades. The accounts describe how teenagers, men, and women, all in their own way, questioned society, religion, and government in order to...
  • First Hand Technology Community Movie
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    TECHNOLOGY in our COMMUNITY Sycamore High School Team Self-Evaluation Keith and I feel that our movie has creativity and originality because we went out into the community to see first hand the changes in technology from past to present. By using Final Cut Pro we added creativity by blending the movie together better by combining visual and audio effects. Our originality came form the fact that we went to a diverse population to get our information. By putting our information together from diffe...
  • Aeschylus Plays Written
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    In times of struggle and hardship, people are constantly looking for ways to escape their reality. They have found release from their stress in practices such as exercise, therapy, and meditation. In the ancient times of Greece, life for citizens was strict and sometimes harsh. During these times of struggle, people search for ways to vacation from the laws that bore down upon them, one of the ways they accomplished this was through art. Art was a way to express true feeling and emotion and unit...
  • Chasing Life Storm Chasers Storms
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    In this day and age there are literally hundreds of professions a person could choose to participate in. However, there are few professions that can provide the excitement experienced in the area of meteorology, in particular, that of field meteorology which is also called storm chasing. For more than fifty years, storm chasers have been the first line of defense against deadly tornadoes and hurricanes. Chasers provide critical information about the storms; It is this information that has helped...
  • American Literature People Learn Life
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    American Literature American Literature: American Literature Essay, Research Paper American Literature: Its importance on Society and Our Lives The most influential invention of the history of mankind is that of the printing press. With its invention, people were awaking to the world around them. The printing press enabled people to learn of events in other parts of the world in the comfort of their own home. But with the rise in technology we no longer relay on this form of medium to get the ne...