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The Adventurous Streak By Yik Kwei
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In this Malaysian tale, a young man decides to leave his gambling father and Pulau Tikus to seek his own future in a different town. He boards the train to Markata, changes his name and prepares to... More > begin a new chapter. “In the first half of the last century in the then Malaya, one’s social standing in the Chinese community depended on wealth, or heritage or profession. Yik Kwei’s “The Adventurous Streak” gives us a first hand view of that past era, to be treasured as much as the characters living within it. Readers will be moved by this tale of changing times leading to that all too familiar struggle between filial past, and opportunistic future. Historians of the Perakanan culture, as well as descendants may gain much more from these true to life characters given voice once more.” Dr Audrey Tang, Author of Be a Great Manager, and Chartered Psychologist for UK Sky TV’s “The Chrissy B Show”.< Less
The Adventurous Streak By Yik Kwei
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In this Malaysian tale, a young man decides to leave his gambling father and Pulau Tikus to seek his own future in a different town. He boards the train to Markata, changes his name and prepares to... More > begin a new chapter. “In the first half of the last century in the then Malaya, one’s social standing in the Chinese community depended on wealth, or heritage or profession. Yik Kwei’s “The Adventurous Streak” gives us a first hand view of that past era, to be treasured as much as the characters living within it. Readers will be moved by this tale of changing times leading to that all too familiar struggle between filial past, and opportunistic future. Peranakan descendants may gain much from these true to life characters given voice once more.” Dr Audrey Tang, Author of Be a Great Manager, and Chartered Psychologist for UK Sky TV’s “The Chrissy B Show”.< Less
Shay and Me By Kristie Smith
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Yasmine and Shay are best friends even though the two young girls are from two different cultures, one has sight and the other is blind. Yasmine and Shay cross boundaries and demonstrate to others... More > that we are all alike on the inside.< Less
Rethinking Innovation - Driving Dramatic Improvements in Organizational Performance Through Focused Innovation - Reflections on the Journey of The Innovation Expedition By Stephen Murgatroyd, PhD FBPsS FRSA & Donald G. Simpson, PhD
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Our Ongoing Search to Understand and Enable the Practice of Innovation to Drive Improved Organizational Performance The Innovation Expedition was launched on April 1, 1991 at the Banff Centre in the... More > Canadian Rocky Mountains. The Banff Centre is a world class centre for the arts, leadership, innovation and mathematics. It is also a gathering place for cross boundary imagineers. Since that time, the Expedition (now a private company) has been engaged in a global search for innovative ideas, individuals, organizations, projects and products concerned with nurturing the change leaders required to both build high performing organizations in the new knowledge-based economy, and help build sustainable prosperity in communities. You can read more about the expedition at our core website innovationexpedition.com and on our Renaissance Innovation Network website at renaissanceleaders.org Some Precursors to the Creation of the Innovation Expedition: Prophetic voices of individuals such as Peter Drucker.< Less
The Little Book of Blob Questions By Pip Wilson & Ian Long
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The Little Book of Blobs is the companion book to the Big Book of Blobs (available from www.blobtree.com) and explains how to use questions effectively with others. Using the Blob Tree visual it... More > crosses all boundaries of gender, culture, and language. Small at 28 pages, but beautiful.< Less
The Keran Chronicles Book II: The Phases of Kera By John Gilmore
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Rob, John, and George have been living on Kera for almost three years as spouses to the Royals. Their lives have been pleasant, though taxing sometimes. Their relationships to the royal families... More > are deepening and they are beginning to learn more about the Keran culture. During a test run of a vehicle that Rob has created the kingdom boundaries are crossed on this neo-feudal planet causing a great war. For the first time Rob begins to understand the danger of living on Kera, and what everyone means when they say the queen is the planet and the planet is the queen. He journeys on a night ride into the night world and begins to meet some of the villains and characters who are magical creatures. As they begin to understand the Keran world questions arise, there are many struggles, and the question as to whether they have just exchanged one violent society for another. An exciting, yet deeply insightful exploration of what it means to live in the happy ever after at the end of fairytales.< Less
The Keran Chronicles Book II: The Phases of Kera By John Gilmore
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Rob, John, and George have been living on Kera for almost three years as spouses to the Royals. Their lives have been pleasant, though taxing sometimes. Their relationships to the royal families... More > are deepening and they are beginning to learn more about the Keran culture. During a test run of a vehicle that Rob has created the kingdom boundaries are crossed on this neo-feudal planet causing a great war. For the first time Rob begins to understand the danger of living on Kera, and what everyone means when they say the queen is the planet and the planet is the queen. He journeys on a night ride into the night world and begins to meet some of the villains and characters who are magical creatures. As they begin to understand the Keran world questions arise, there are many struggles, and the question as to whether they have just exchanged one violent society for another. An exciting, yet deeply insightful exploration of what it means to live in the happy ever after at the end of fairytales.< Less
Within These Pages - Poems for & from the Heart Vol. I By MzKryptonite
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Poems that are realistic, culturally driven, in-your-face, risqué, thought-provoking, inspirational and uplifting. Poetry that can & will reach all ages, crosses color boundaries and touch... More > both men and women. After reading any one of these poems you’ll be convinced of one of three things: that it’s specifically speaking about you and/or a situation you’ve been through, you know or have known of someone who’s been through it, or you’ve thought about it but didn’t quite know how to express it. If you answered "YES" to any of the above scenarios then "Within These Pages - Poems for & from the Heart - Vol. I," is the poetry book for you....< Less
Within These Pages - Poems for & from the Heart Vol. I By MzKryptonite
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Poems that are realistic, culturally driven, in-your-face, risqué, thought-provoking, inspirational and uplifting. Poetry that can & will reach all ages, crosses color boundaries and touch... More > both men and women. After reading any one of these poems you’ll be convinced of one of three things: that it’s specifically speaking about you and/or a situation you’ve been through, you know or have known of someone who’s been through it, or you’ve thought about it but didn’t quite know how to express it. If you answered "YES" to any of the above scenarios then "Within These Pages - Poems for & from the Heart - Vol. I," is the poetry book for you....< Less
Both Sides of the Fence By Lesley Drinkwater
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Historically, the ordinary people of Northern England were no strangers to poverty and deprivation. Faced with an economic downturn, their resilience, innovation and positive outlook invariably won... More > through—and was largely achieved by sheer family cohesion. By contrast, genteel folk faced with a penury situation were unprotected from the realities of life and were usually too independent and proud to accept any form of charity. Crossing the geographical boundary to the great metropolis and beyond immediately opens up new vistas—a wider social mix, cultural, monetary, intellectual and academic. All were fair game to the ever-watchful eyes and ears of our intrepid juvenile observer, from the early thirties to the end of World War II. Throughout this period he had lived in ten different homes before finally reaching his present abode in a western suburb of London.< Less

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