In It to Win It

The World's Leading Experts Reveal Their Top Strategies for Winning in Business and in Life!

Author: Tom Hopkins

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780985364335

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 248

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Do you dream of winning? Are you In It To Win It? There is an old saying that states: "To the victor go the spoils." This saying originated from wars fought in ancient days - and meant that the victor got all the goodies! In today's competitive society, our desires and intentions are to be the best at what we do to win the prize - tangible or intangible. In fact, even the US Army used the slogan "Be all that you can be" as a motivator for recruits to join and excel. Tom Hopkins, Author of "How To Master The Art Of Selling" states that if you're going to do anything-small or large-why not do it to the best of your ability? Being the 'best' connotes drive, perseverance, leadership, success - factors that are valued by our culture, by which we are judged, and which make us feel good. Where does this take us? Well, we all want to be successful in our endeavors. The Celebrity Expert authors in this book have earned 'Blue Ribbons' in their respective fields of endeavor. They have succeeded in attaining their goals. Are you aspiring to be the best in your field? Are you planning to succeed? These Celebrity Experts have blazed a trail that will show you the way and make it easier for you to succeed. They will show you how to avoid the pitfalls they encountered and, if you take advantage of their experiences, they will coach you to attain your desired goals. Experience suggests that readers of this book will be... "In It To Win It."

In It to Win It

Author: Morgan Kearns

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781460927113

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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Sportscaster 'Plain Jane' Alexander was a late bloomer. Back in the day, she blended into the background, content to watch from the sidelines while Grayson Pierce soaked up the spotlight. Content until he broke her heart. Bitter, hurt and angry Jane did the college thing, came out of her shell, and never looked back. Grayson loves baseball. It was his pastime in high school, his passion in college, and now … his career. However baseball isn't the only thing in Grayson's heart. The problem is that Grayson has the reputation as a bad-boy. He likes fast cars and loose women and expensive liquor. All things that make him deplorable in Jane's eyes, throw in his hot and cold attitude and she is ready to scream. When the promise of an exclusive interview brings a very reluctant Jane to Grayson's home, she realizes that not everything is as it appears. “Author Morgan Kearns does it again … IN IT TO WIN IT will fast become a 'keeper book' for any romance reader.” –Kari Thomas, author of Spell-Kissed

In It to Win It

Pursuing Victory in the One Race that Really Counts

Author: Steven J. Lawson

Publisher: Harvest House Publishers

ISBN: 0736953531

Category: Religion

Page: 256

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What believer doesn?t want to succeed in the Christian life? God?s desire is for His people to experience real success?the kind that lasts into eternity and not the world?s fleshly substitute. With the help of athletic illustrations both from Scripture and real life, you will learn what it takes to be your best by discovering?what it really means to put God first in all things; how to live the Christian life in God?s power; the essentials for building spiritual endurance; effective ways to avoid hindrances and temptation; and the keys to making the best choices and finishing strong. Winning with God makes you a winner in every area of life. No matter what your occupation or background, the principles in this book will enable you to experience God?s kind of success?a success that will have a positive impact on all you do.

In It to Win

Electing Madam President

Author: Lori Cox Han,Louise Dugdale

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 1628923261

Category: Political Science

Page: 216

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This book analyzes the chances of electing a woman president in 2016 and beyond by answering the question: Does a woman candidate need a unique strategy to run for president, or, does a winning strategy already exist that can apply to a candidate regardless of gender?

Win It for ....

What a World Championship Means to Generations of Red Sox Fans

Author: Eric Christensen,Sons of Sam Horn

Publisher: Sports Publishing LLC

ISBN: 9781596700840

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 256

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Win it for...is a tribute to a most underrated virtue - loyalty. It is a sonnet to ta team, the Boston Red Sox, that has been a defining obsession for an entire region of people for more than five generations. The book features a collection fo searing and heartfelt postings from hundreds of fans who wanted to dedicate a Red Sox victory in the 2004 American League playoffs and World Series to some unforgettable peoople in their lives. On the morning of the seventh game of the epic Red Sox - Yankees American League Championship Series, Shaun Kelly, who wrote the book's preface and is a member of the internet message board at SonsofSamHorn.com, began pounding away on his computer keyboard crafting his own particular 'mojo" that he hoped would ultimately defeat the despised Yankees. He originated the "Win it for" thread and urged other members, some 2,000 strong, to do the same - urging the Red Sox to win it for the people who had loved the team through thick and thin.

Fighting with Purpose

I’m in It to Win It

Author: Carvel Collins

Publisher: WestBow Press

ISBN: 1449797172

Category: Religion

Page: 164

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“I therefore so run, not as uncertainly: so fight I, not as one that beateth the air” (1 Corinthians 9:26). Every believer is faced with some type of trial to test their faith. My prayer is that after reading this book, you will be empowered with the power of God to combat all your enemies. This book was written for anyone facing trying times, who feels like they are not making progress and wants to throw in the towel. You may even feel like any hope of recovery is impossible. I want to encourage you today to get a second wind and get back in the fight. This book will teach you how to stand firm on the Word of God when the enemy is throwing his punches. You may be down today, but your victory is on the way. If God be for you, who can be against you? David faced a giant, Daniel slept with lions, the three Hebrew boys were thrown into the fire, and Jesus hung on the cross, but they all had something in common: they didn’t give up; they fought with purpose.

Tell to Win

Connect, Persuade, and Triumph with the Hidden Power of Story

Author: Peter Guber

Publisher: Crown Business

ISBN: 9780307587978

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

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Today everyone – whether they know it or not – is in the emotional transportation business. More and more, success is won by creating compelling stories that have the power to move partners, shareholders, customers, and employees to action. Simply put, if you can’t tell it, you can’t sell it. And this book tells you how to do both. Historically, stories have always been igniters of action, moving people to do things. But only recently has it become clear that purposeful stories – those created with a specific mission in mind – are absolutely essential in persuading others to support a vision, dream or cause. Peter Guber, whose executive and entrepreneurial accomplishments have made him a success in multiple industries, has long relied on purposeful story telling to motivate, win over, shape, engage and sell. Indeed, what began as knack for telling stories as an entertainment industry executive has, through years of perspiration and inspiration, evolved into a set of principles that anyone can use to achieve their goals. In Tell to Win, Guber shows how to move beyond soulless Power Point slides, facts, and figures to create purposeful stories that can serve as powerful calls to action. Among his techniques: *Capture your audience’s attention first, fast and foremost *Motivate your listeners by demonstrating authenticity *Build your tell around “what’s in it for them” *Change passive listeners into active participants *Use “state-of-the-heart” technology online and offline to make sure audience commitment remains strong To validate the power of telling purposeful stories, Guber includes in this book a remarkably diverse number of “voices” – master tellers with whom he’s shared experiences. They include YouTube founder Chad Hurley, NBA champion Pat Riley, clothing designer Normal Kamali, “Mission to Mars” scientist Gentry Lee, Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank, former South African president Nelson Mandela, magician David Copperfield, film director Steven Spielberg, novelist Nora Roberts, rock legend Gene Simmons, and physician and author Deepak Chopra. After listening to this extraordinary mix of voices, you’ll know how to craft, deliver -- and own – a story that is truly compelling, one capable of turning others into viral advocates for your goal. From the Hardcover edition.

Be In It to Win It

A Road Map to Spiritual, Emotional, and Financial Wholeness

Author: Kirbyjon H. Caldwell,Mark Seal

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1416549285

Category: Religion

Page: 288

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Addresses current debates about the American Christian perspective on the compatibility of spiritual and financial prosperity, in an updated edition that features two additional chapters on prioritizing a faith-based life that enables financial abundance. Originally published as The Gospel of Good Success. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.

For the Win

A Novel

Author: Cory Doctorow

Publisher: Tor Teen

ISBN: 9781429989046

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 480

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In the virtual future, you must organize to survive At any hour of the day or night, millions of people around the globe are engrossed in multiplayer online games, questing and battling to win virtual "gold," jewels, and precious artifacts. Meanwhile, others seek to exploit this vast shadow economy, running electronic sweatshops in the world's poorest countries, where countless "gold farmers," bound to their work by abusive contracts and physical threats, harvest virtual treasure for their employers to sell to First World gamers who are willing to spend real money to skip straight to higher-level gameplay. Mala is a brilliant 15-year-old from rural India whose leadership skills in virtual combat have earned her the title of "General Robotwalla." In Shenzen, heart of China's industrial boom, Matthew is defying his former bosses to build his own successful gold-farming team. Leonard, who calls himself Wei-Dong, lives in Southern California, but spends his nights fighting virtual battles alongside his buddies in Asia, a world away. All of these young people, and more, will become entangled with the mysterious young woman called Big Sister Nor, who will use her experience, her knowledge of history, and her connections with real-world organizers to build them into a movement that can challenge the status quo. The ruthless forces arrayed against them are willing to use any means to protect their power—including blackmail, extortion, infiltration, violence, and even murder. To survive, Big Sister's people must out-think the system. This will lead them to devise a plan to crash the economy of every virtual world at once—a Ponzi scheme combined with a brilliant hack that ends up being the biggest, funnest game of all. Imbued with the same lively, subversive spirit and thrilling storytelling that made LITTLE BROTHER an international sensation, FOR THE WIN is a prophetic and inspiring call-to-arms for a new generation At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

How to Win at Everything

Even Things You Can't or Shouldn't Try to Win At

Author: Daniel Kibblesmith,Sam Weiner

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 1452129681

Category: Humor

Page: 176

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Nobody wants to be a loser. With this revolutionary new handbook, readers will learn how to win at literally everything*—even things that aren't contests, and that you can't or shouldn't try to win at, such as dreaming, apologizing, and talking on the phone with your mom. Crucial illustrated advice and instruction guides would-be winners through activities including bird-watching (start by spotting common species like pigeons, or dogs), job interviews (maintain eye contact: very smart people do not need to blink), and many more scenarios for success. In sharing their hard-won knowledge, the authors—noted experts at this sort of thing—help readers become the future winners they were meant to be. *actually, more like dozens of things

Playing to Win

Becoming the Champion

Author: David Sirlin

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1411666798

Category: Games

Page: 144

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Winning at competitive games requires a results-oriented mindset that many players are simply not willing to adopt. This book walks players through the entire process: how to choose a game and learn basic proficiency, how to break through the mental barriers that hold most players back, and how to handle the issues that top players face. It also includes a complete analysis of Sun Tzu's book The Art of War and its applications to games of today. These foundational concepts apply to virtually all competitive games, and even have some application to "real life." Trade paperback. 142 pages.

Playing to Win

How Strategy Really Works

Author: Alan G. Lafley,Roger L. Martin

Publisher: Harvard Business Press

ISBN: 142218739X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 260

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Explains how companies must pinpoint business strategies to a few critically important choices, identifying common blunders while outlining simple exercises and questions that can guide day-to-day and long-term decisions.

Presenting to Win

The Art of Telling Your Story, Updated and Expanded Edition

Author: Jerry Weissman

Publisher: FT Press

ISBN: 9780137005062

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

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Thirty million presentations will be given today. Millions will fail. Millions more will be received with yawns. A rare few will establish the most profound connection, in which presenter and audience understand each other perfectly…discover common ground… and, together, decide to act. In this fully updated edition, Jerry Weissman, the world’s #1 presentation consultant, shows how to connect with even the toughest, most high-level audiences...and move them to action! He teaches presenters of all kinds how to dump those PowerPoint templates once and for all and tell compelling stories that focus on what’s in it for the audience. Weissman’s techniques have proven themselves with billions of dollars on the line. Thousands of his elite clients have already mastered them. Now it’s your turn! • What you must do to tell your story Focus before Flow: identifying your real goals and message • The power of the WIIFY: What’s In It For You Staying focused on what your audience really wants • Capture your audience in 90 seconds… and never let go! Opening Gambits and compelling linkages • Master the art of online Web conferencing Connecting with your invisible audience • From brainstorming through delivery Crafting the Power Presentation, one step at a time Named by FORTUNE Magazine as a "Must-Read" "Jerry Weissman makes the challenge of producing and delivering effective presentations delightfully simple. Read it and benefit!" Tim Koogle,Founding CEO, Yahoo! “A great read for all of us who have ever struggled with any aspect of our public speaking skills. Presenting to Win contains the same timeless techniques that helped me [18] years ago.” Jeff Raikes, former President, Microsoft Business Division, Microsoft Corporation, and CEO, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation “Jerry is The Man when it comes to making great pitches. If your pitch doesn’t get a whole lot better after reading this book, something is wrong with you.” Guy Kawasaki, Managing Director and Chairman, Garage Technology Ventures, and bestselling author of The Art of the Start “Presenting to Win is the shortest path to applause for any presenter. It will be your bible for the PowerPoint Age. It’s loaded with easy actions and real examples that really work. I’ve used them. I know.” Scott Cook, Founder, Intuit

In It to Win It

Creative Empowerment for Worship Musicians

Author: Mmaeyen Attah

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595473660

Category: Music

Page: 172

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Are you a musician? Are you a Christian musician? Are you using your gift in your service to God? Why? Because you feel like? Because it seems the right thing to do? And if you're not, why not? Has God's work kept you very busy for a long time? Are you doing the same old thing the same old way, but don't know how to change? Are you dissatisfied . like there should be more? Are you wondering why you do what you do at all? What's it really all for? Do you feel like it's just too much work? Not enough rewards? Are you thinking of giving it up; doing something else? Do you suffer performance blocks- anxiety attacks, selective memory loss, panic attacks? Have you tried hard to overcome these with little or no success? Read this book. It will open up your mind and raise your understanding of yourself and of what you do. It will give you a once-and-for-all opportunity to change and position yourself to experience continuing inspiration from the Holy Spirit. It will give you the information you need to complete and express your divine ministry. Read it.

Be In It to Win: Strategies to Develop the Positive Attitude You Need for Sales Success

Author: Gerhard Gschwandtner

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071491600

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

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“Motivation is like bathing or eating. You need to do it regularly to survive.” Says Zig Ziglar, America's number one motivator. Motivation is the key leadership skill that can vastly improve your quality of life and, in turn, positively impact sales. Developing it-and keeping it alive-is what winning is all about. Be In It to Win is filled with inspiring insights, exclusive interviews, and winning advice from the country's most successful sales professionals, entrepreneurs, and CEOs. Norman Vincent Peale weighs in on the power of positive thinking; Tom Hopkins, one of America's leading sales trainers, talks at length about dedication; Zig Ziglar shares insights on the topic of mentors and lessons for positive living; and Mary Kay Ash discusses enthusiasm and attitude. Also included are specific strategies for jumpstarting your drive to succeed, including: Four ways to pursue happiness Four ways to deal with indecision Ten rules for success Five motivational principles for handling life's rough spots PLUS a sales manager's training guide You'll also learn to set goals, overcome rejection, recover from failure, trust your instincts, and be clear about your purpose. Do all that, and you'll develop the positive attitude and leadership skills that make winning a sure thing.

In It to Win It #25

Author: Melissa J. Morgan

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101444363

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 160

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You remember Peter, donÕt you? AveryÕs brother, Peter? You know, the actor guy . . . The one who tried to use Natalie to get to her famous actor dad? Yeah, that Peter. Well, guess whose parents are forcing him to go to the Walla Walla reunion? But thatÕs not the half of itÑturns out, Peter arrives at the reunion only to discover heÕs developing feelings for NatalieÑthe real kind this time. And the best chance he has at getting into her good graces might very well involve dressing up in a skirt and carrying pom-poms!