• Innovating for People: Handbook of Human-Centered Design Methods

    Innovation is an economic imperative that calls for more people to be innovating, more often. This handbook equips people in various lines of work to become more innovative. It provides specific guidance for bringing new and lasting value into the world.The key ingredient to successful innovation is the everyday practice of Human-Centered Design: the discipline of developing solutions in the service of people. Every story of a good innovation—whether it's a new product, a new service, a new business model or a new form of governance—begins and ends with people. It starts with careful discernment of human needs, and concludes with solutions that meet or exceed personal expectations.This handbook is your essential resource for innovation. It's a compact reference book describing thirty-six methods of Human-Centered Design, organized by way of three key design skills:- Looking: Methods for observing human experience- Understanding: Methods for analyzing challenges and opportunities- Making: Methods for envisioning future possibilitiesEach featured method includes a brief description; a pictorial example; a listing of benefits; a sampling of method combinations; and a quick guide with helpful hints for initial application. The full collection of methods is small enough to digest ...


  • Tanker Operations: A Handbook for the Person-in-charge

    The domestic and international rules governing the qualifications for personnel serving on tank vessels have changed in recent years. To address those new requirements, the fourth edition of Tanker Operations incorporates new material by Mark Huber and other contributors, providing an updated textbook for maritime schools and individuals pursuing a tankerman endorsement. It is also a standard reference for anyone involved in the tanker industry. The subject areas from the third edition have been expanded and address such basics as vessel construction and cargo characteristics; cargo piping and venting systems; cargo measurement and transfer operations; ballasting and deballasting; tank cleaning operations and pollution regulations; gas freeing and inert gas systems. New sections include inspection procedures for chartering, cargo pump troubleshooting, and details concerning the role of the tankerman from a commercial perspective in the transportation industry. Separate chapters are devoted to the hazards and precautions relating to enclosed space entry and the emergency operations that involve situations specific to the cargo area of a vessel. Review questions have been incorporated at the end of each chapter to ensure that the information has been covered and understood by the r...

    • Brand: Brand: Cornell Maritime Press
    • ASIN: 0870336207
    • UPC: 884642756354

  • Young Person's Occupational Outlook Handbook, 7th Ed

    Based on the latest Occupational Outlook Handbook (the most widely used career book ever), this popular guidebook is deal for helping young people explore careers. It groups together related job descriptions, making it easy to study job options based on interests. The text stresses the connection between school subjects and future careers. Green occupations are included in the job descriptions. In addition, the extensive Web directory of online career resources has been completely updated.

    • Brand: Jist Works
    • ASIN: 1593577435

  • Keeping Busy: A Handbook of Activities for Persons with Dementia

    Although very little can be done to alter the course of dementia, much can be done to maximize the quality of life of people with the condition. Research as well as practical experience suggest that behavior management, especially through programs that provide meaningful and constructive activity, is currently the most effective treatment.In Keeping Busy, James Dowling describes a variety of activities designed to bring meaning and enjoyment to the lives of persons with dementia. The activities are organized by general categories such as music, exercise, horticulture, pets, humor, and social events. The largest section deals with communication and includes word games that help people strengthen their remaining verbal skills. The description of each activity includes step-by-step instructions, as well as tips on how to adapt it for small or large groups, for individuals at home or in an organization, or people who are bedridden.

    • Brand: Johns Hopkins University Press
    • ASIN: 0801850592

  • Transgender and Gender Diverse Persons: A Handbook for Service Providers, Educators, and Families

    Transgender and Gender Diverse Persons offers mental health professionals and other caregivers information and best practices for working with transgender and gender diverse persons and their families. In each chapter, experts from a variety of fields provide an accessible introduction to medical, legal, educational, and spiritual care for transgender and gender diverse adults and youth within a range of contexts, including communities and schools in urban and non-urban settings. Appendices include helpful suggestions for online resources, as well as additional reading for practitioners, clients, and their families. With rich examples and personal narratives woven throughout, this is an essential reference for mental health professionals, as well as other service providers, educators, and family members seeking to address the needs of transgender and gender diverse persons in an up-to-date, inclusive manner.

    • ASIN: B07LB99DGR

  • Willy's Signal Person & Master Rigger Handbook

    As a high-quality, color illustrated reference source for qualified riggers and crane operators, this book provides concise and simple answers to common rigging problems in an easy to understand manner. Included are the most up to date standards including ASME B30.9 1910.184, and OSHA 1926.1400. Topics include: Communications, slings, hardware, formulas, usage examples, material/weights, and standards.

    • ASIN: 0984899014

  • Curly Girl: The Handbook

    The Curly Girl manifesto is back, now completely revised, updated, and expanded by more than a third with all-new material. Created by curly hair evangelist Lorraine Massey—the go-to curl expert featured in Allure, InStyle, Lucky, Seventeen, and The New York Times; owner of the Devachan salons in New York; and creator of a multimillion-dollar line of all-natural Devachan products—Curly Girl is the surprising bible for the 65 percent of women with naturally curly or wavy hair and a desire to celebrate it. Curly Girl is packed with unique and fail-proof hair-care methods, inspiration, and an empowering pro-curl attitude. It’s all here: daily routines for Botticelli, fractal, and wavy curls; Lorraine’s no-more-shampoo epiphany—handle your hair as gently as you do your best cashmere sweater; homemade lotions and potions. New to this edition: an illustrated, step-by-step guide to trimming your own hair (Remember: It’s not what you take off; it’s what you leave on.); a section on the particular needs of wavy hair; Lorraine’s Down-and-Dirty Curly Boy Routine; more fabulous ’dos for weddings and other special occasions; a chapter on multicurltural hair written by an African American specialist at Devachan. Plus, updated information on green and chemical-free products, 2...

    • Brand: DevaCurl
    • ASIN: 076115678X

  • SMART Recovery Family & Friends Handbook: For people affected by the addictive behavior of a loved one.

    Two powerful approaches are combined in this Handbook to help individuals who are affected by the addictive behavior of someone they care about: SMART Recovery tools for dealing in a healthy way with emotionally challenging situations, and the principles of the evidence-based Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT) approach. Studies have shown CRAFT to be significantly more effective than either Al-Anon or Johnson interventions for getting addicted individuals into treatment. Written in simple, straightforward language, this Handbook includes tools, exercises, and practical strategies. Topics include: Change and Motivation, Positive Communication, Healthy Boundaries, Safety and Support, Coping with Lapses, Disabling the Enabling, Trust and Forgiveness – and much more. It can be used on its own or in conjunction with attendance at SMART Family & Friends online or community meetings. A Family & Friends meeting participant states: “I came to SMART to get help dealing with my partner's addiction. What I got are tools that help me deal more effectively with almost every aspect of MY life.”

    • ASIN: B00Y1NNMD4

  • Rock Art Handbook: Techniques and Projects for Painting, Coloring, and Transforming Stones (Fox Chapel Publishing) Over 30 Step-by-Step Tutorials using Paints, Chalk, Art Pens, Glitter Glue & More

    Rock art is showing up everywhere, and anyone can do it! Over 30 step-by-step tutorials make Rock Art Handbook your comprehensive rock art resource Covers various craft techniques for decorating rocks like dot painting, marbling, embellishments, and much more Use your favorite craft supplies from nail polish, puff paint, and gelly roll pens to chalk, washi tape, glitter glue and more Perfect family craft for parents & kids to do together Make your own "kindness rock," a growing trend seen on Facebook and reported on the TODAY show Rock art is showing up everywhere—on Etsy, at craft shows, online, and on hidden "kindness rocks" around your neighborhood. And the good news is you can do it yourself! Just look in your own backyard, a nearby beach, or the local gardening center to find the perfect rock. Then with the help of a few colorful craft supplies and the tutorials in Rock Art Handbook, you'll be on your way! Author Sam Sarles shares her favorite tips and techniques for transforming the humble rock into a work of art. Brush painting isn't the only way to decorate a rock! Almost anything you do on paper or canvas, you can do on a rock. Discover how to get great results with puffy paint, acrylics, oil pastels, alcohol inks, gelatos, art pens, watercolors, and more. With more ...

    • Color: None
    • Brand: Design Originals
    • ASIN: 1565239458

  • Doctor Developed Carpal Tunnel Wrist Brace Night & Wrist Support & Sleep Brace [Single] (with Splint) & Doctor Written Handbook - Fully Adjustable to Fit Any Hand (Right)

    The Doctor Developed Carpal Tunnel Night Wrist Brace/Support Dr. Arthritis is a healthcare brand founded by two practicing Medical Doctors. As doctors, we can appreciate the difficulty patients may have with their wrists and carpal tunnel given the day-to-day challenges that most of us face and take for granted. We understand the pathophysiology behind carpal tunnel and other wrist conditions and know what works for our patients. Our solution is simple. We offer a premium, carefully constructed wrist support brace. It works largely on the principle of compression, which reduces swelling and releases the pressure on the median nerve travelling through your wrist, which results in remarkable symptom control. Our products provide the perfect combination of compression and support. The Dr. Arthritis Carpal Tunnel Night Wrist Brace is extremely effective in the management of carpal tunnel and other wrist related conditions. Dr. Arthritis prides itself on producing a great product, incorporated with the latest technology and material, as well as providing the most up to date information in doctor-written booklet that accompanies each product. Conditions our gloves help: carpal tunnel, general wrist support, wrist injuries, wrist tendonitis and other tendinopathies, wrist sprains and RS...

    • Brand: Dr. Arthritis
    • ASIN: B07CT5VKV5
    • UPC: 655881362749

  • Home Comforts Peel-n-Stick Poster of People Student Hands Book Reading Plaid Guy Poster 24x16 Adhesive Sticker Poster Print

    We stand behind our products and services to deliver to your doorsteps within the promised delivery window. We appreciate your business for any questions or concerns please contact via email.

    • Color: Multicolor
    • Brand: Home Comforts
    • ASIN: B07DH8KWBG
    • UPC: 692568989080

  • The Knit Stitch Pattern Handbook: an of 300 Designer Stitches and Techniques

    Beloved knitwear designer Melissa Leapman offers a comprehensive stitch dictionary and guide with more than 300 original knitting patterns, including slip stitches, cables, and lace.Knitters love their stitch dictionaries. Melissa Leapman, known for her knitting references, shares 300 of her favorite stitch patterns developed over her long career. With basic step-by-step knitting instruction, information on how to most effectively use a stitch dictionary, and a wealth of original stitch patterns, this book will appeal to all levels of knitters looking for a comprehensive, yet portable volume. The book includes stitch patterns in five categories from imaginative novelty stitch patterns to traditional knit designs. Each stitch pattern includes a gorgeous photograph as well as written and charted instructions.

    • Brand: Random House
    • ASIN: 0449819906
    • UPC: 499991627981

  • The Parrotlet Handbook

    BARRONS PARROTLETS HDBK (REV) Keeping parrotlets has become popular among bird lovers. Titles in Barron's popular series of Pet Handbooks are filled with reliable information and helpful advice on animal care. Written by breeders, veterinarians, and other pet experts, these photo-illustrated books instruct on housing, feeding, healthcare, and where applicable, grooming.

    • Brand: Barrons
    • ASIN: B003I5QTXQ
    • UPC: 027011041891

  • 5th Edition Spell List

    • Brand: QuantumRand
    • ASIN: B00W6GUZ7E

  • Masterplan for Ministry: Placing People Into Priority Minisries (VHS Videos Only/Handbooks Sold Separately) [4 VHS Videos]

    (4 VHS Videos/Handbooks sold separately) One of the greatest challenges facing pastors today is how to motivate their congregations to act upon God's calling in their lives. Have you found yourself repeating the same outreach programs over and over with little or no success? Do you depend on the same small group of church activists to accomplish nearly everything? Master the methods for 7 exciting and dynamic ministries that will move your congregation to action and bring expansive church growth. The four VHS videos cover: 1) The Value of a team. 2) The art of effective intercessory prayer. 3) Mobilize God's people to be involved in shepherding and spiritual leadership. 4) Practical tools that unleash people to share their faith with others. 5) Enabling discipleship through mentoring relationships. 6) How to encourage others to build spiritual relationships. 7) the spiritual value of the ministry of hospitality. Inspire the organizers in your church to use their gifts.

    • ASIN: B00MR8DEAQ
    • UPC: 091131656426

  • Multiuse Handy Caddy Sliding Tray 12” Premium BPAFree ABS Base Smooth Rolling Wheels Stand Under Cabinet Countertop Storage Coffee Maker Blender Toaster Kitchen Appliances with Cleaning Handbook

    Your best Mate to get incredible convenience in the kitchen! why choose our slide out trays for cabinets? - sturdy to hold various appliances and fits under all cabinets or on countertops - slide function and smooth wheels for effortless use - dishwasher safe and very easy to clean - affordable with bonus cleaning eBook click the add to cart button to get yours now while stocks still last! (c) Top Handy Caddy (TM) - all rights reserved

    • Color: 1 Pcs
    • Brand: Top Handy Caddy
    • ASIN: B011COGH40

  • Dungeons & Dragons: 5th Edition - Starter Set

    Everything you need to start playing the world's greatest role playing game. ----- Explore subterranean labyrinths! Plunder hoards of treasure! Battle legendary monsters! ---- The Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set is your gateway to action-packed stories of the imagination. This box contains the essential rules of the game plus everything you need to play heroic characters on perilous adventures in worlds of fantasy

    • Color: Black, White, Green
    • Brand: Dungeons & Dragons
    • ASIN: B00SI774U6
    • UPC: 783318071022

  • The Encyclopedia Of Restaurant Training: A Complete Ready-to-Use Training Program for All Positions in the Food Service Industry With Companion CD-ROM

    Training is an investment for the future, the only foundation on which success can be built. Training delivers excellence in product and performance, elevating a good restaurant into a great one. Training will keep the skills of its employees and management sharp. But in no other industry is its absence or presence as obvious as it is in the food service industry. It is hard to find good, qualified employees, and even harder to keep them. What's the answer? Training! Constant training and re-enforcement keeps employees and management sharp and focused, and demonstrates the company cares enough to spend time and subsequently money on them. And that's precisely what this book will do for you. This is an encyclopedic out of the box employee training program for all positions in the food service industry. From orientating the new employee, maintaining performance standards, to detailed training outlines and checklists for all positions. This book will show you how to train your employees in all positions in the shortest amount of time, and lets you get back to your own job of running a profitable enterprise. One of the best features of this book is that the companion CD ROM contains the training outline for all positions so you can easily customize the text for your own use. In a...

    • ASIN: 0910627347