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              The Fifteen Percent: Overcoming Hardships and Achieving Lasting Success

              The Fifteen Percent: Overcoming Hardships and Achieving Lasting Success (Hardback)

              By Giles, Terry; Foreword by Carson, Ben

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              Learn what sets high achievers apart in this riveting tale of triumph over tragedy. When faced with a tragedy such as losing a job, enduring abuse, or struggling with addiction, 85% of people crumble. But, for the remaining 15%, surviving such trauma makes them stronger. For 15%,... surviving makes them not only successful, but unstoppable. You don't have to endure pain to achieve such success. In this groundbreaking book, Terry Giles takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of the fifteen percent. He breaks down the qualities of the most famous, most accomplished examples of high achievers in his own life and career, answering the question: what makes these people different. The key to understanding the 15% is understanding where they come from. Giles examines how culture, upbringing, and generational values shape the mindsets of the 15%. Along with fascinating stories from a lifetime of Giles's own work as a criminal attorney and business tycoon, he reveals untold secrets to success that anyone can implement. For example, you'll learn: How to harness fear of failure to your advantage Why playing it safe is the fastest way to the bottom How to shrug off setbacks once and for all and move forward Brilliant and entertaining, The Fifteen Percent is a masterpiece that will change the way you look at the lives of those around you, and transform your world view like nothing you've ever read.
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              ISBN 9781510758339
              Released NZ 1 Apr 2020
              Publisher Skyhorse Publishing
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Prophets, Performance, and Power: Performance Criticism of the Hebrew Bible
                

              Prophets, Performance, and Power: Performance Criticism of the Hebrew Bible (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Doan, William; Giles, Terry

              • RRP: $195.99
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              While recognizing the contribution of literary criticism, performance analysis enriches literary analysis by bridging the written word to its oral world. This book has two major components: the development of performance analysis methodology and the application of that methodolog...y to portions of the prophetic texts found in the Hebrew bible.
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              ISBN 9780567026804
              Released NZ 1 Jan 2006
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              The Fifteen Percent: Overcoming Hardships and Achieving Lasting Success
                

              The Fifteen Percent: Overcoming Hardships and Achieving Lasting Success (EPUB ebook – Not for Online)

              By Giles, Terry; Foreword by Carson, Ben

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              Lawyer turned entrepreneur Terry Giles explains what sets high achievers ("the fifteen percent") apart from those who don't quite make it. This is a riveting story of what it takes to win and keep winning-in business and in life-from one of America's most successful entrepreneurs..., with a foreword by Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Dr. Ben Carson. On the surface, Terry Giles has a classic American success story. By 30, he built one of the largest criminal defense firms and generated tens of millions in revenue working with high profile clients. By 34, he left the legal profession and achieved even greater success as an entrepreneur, seemingly overnight. But as Giles observes in The Fifteen Percent, no one goes through life without facing serious obstacles. Speaking from his own hard-won experience from a difficult upbringing to America's loftiest boardrooms, Giles answers the question that took him years to answer: Why do some people overcome hardships while others do not? Citing research that fifteen percent of those individuals who face adversity and hardship are able to rise above the despair and succeed above all odds, Giles uses examples from his career and life to illustrate why and how this phenomenon occurs. From his childhood in the Missouri Ozarks, to defending the victims of child sex abuse, to creating a plethora of business enterprises, and even organizing a presidential campaign, he learns from experience the traits that define "the fifteen percent." Even more important, in each chapter you will learn valuable skillsincluding fearlessness; embracing underdog status; visualizing the future; and positive thinking; proving that you do not have to be a victim of bad circumstances to adopt the superpowers of "the fifteen percent." Entertaining, inspiring, and full of useful insights you'll turn to again and again, The Fifteen Percent will help you overcome whatever's holding you back, so you can achieve lasting success in business and in life.
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              ISBN 9781510758728
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              Released NZ 10 Mar 2020
              Publisher Simon & Schuster Ltd
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              The Story of Naomi-The Book of Ruth
                

              The Story of Naomi-The Book of Ruth (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Giles, Terry; Doan, William J.

              • RRP: $57.50
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              The book of Ruth is probably best known as a romantic love story that, through the expression of loving devotion, overcomes tragedy and ends with the founding of the most famous family in all of biblical Israel. But the book wasn't always this way. In fact, it wasn't a book at al...l but rather a story told with a very different purpose in mind. Before Ruth, there was the Story of Naomi, a subversive story designed to challenge a male-dominated status quo. Through comedy, sarcastic irony, and unparalleled rhetorical skill the Naomi storyteller holds up for inspection social gender roles and the power of sexuality in a manner that resonates yet today. The Story of Naomi--The Book of Ruth goes behind the literary rendition of the story and recaptures the original oral tale, with script and performance directions that brings to life the humor, tragedy, and transparent honesty shared between the Naomi storyteller and her audience.
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              ISBN 9781498206181
              Released NZ 29 Jan 2016
              Publisher Cascade Books
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Biblical Performance Criticism
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              The Samaritan Pentateuch: An Introduction to Its Origin, History, and Significance for Biblical Studies
                

              The Samaritan Pentateuch: An Introduction to Its Origin, History, and Significance for Biblical Studies (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Anderson, Robert T.; Giles, Terry

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              ISBN 9781589836990
              Released NZ 18 Oct 2012
              Publisher Society of Biblical Literature
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              The Fifteen Percent: Overcoming Hardships and Achieving Lasting Success
                

              The Fifteen Percent: Overcoming Hardships and Achieving Lasting Success (Audio CD / Audio)

              By Giles, Terry; Read by Norman, Ax

              • RRP: $48.99
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              Let lawyer-turned-entrepreneur Terry Giles explain what sets high achievers apart.

              ISBN 9781690597827
              Released NZ 21 Apr 2020
              Publisher Dreamscape Media
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              The Story of Naomi-The Book of Ruth
                

              The Story of Naomi-The Book of Ruth (Hardback)

              By Giles, Terry; Doan, William J.

              • RRP: $95.50
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              The book of Ruth is probably best known as a romantic love story that, through the expression of loving devotion, overcomes tragedy and ends with the founding of the most famous family in all of biblical Israel. But the book wasn't always this way. In fact, it wasn't a book at al...l but rather a story told with a very different purpose in mind. Before Ruth, there was the Story of Naomi, a subversive story designed to challenge a male-dominated status quo. Through comedy, sarcastic irony, and unparalleled rhetorical skill the Naomi storyteller holds up for inspection social gender roles and the power of sexuality in a manner that resonates yet today. The Story of Naomi--The Book of Ruth goes behind the literary rendition of the story and recaptures the original oral tale, with script and performance directions that brings to life the humor, tragedy, and transparent honesty shared between the Naomi storyteller and her audience. An exquisite and daring performance of an ancient story that many dismiss as benign. Giles and Doan capture nuances of the book of Ruth that will delight readers and at the same time problematize twenty-first-century social norms. Bravo! --Louis Stulman, Professor of Religious Studies, University of Findlay Two very able scholars lead us into new (oral) perspectives of viewing biblical literature in general and the book of Ruth (really the story of Naomi) in particular. We experience rich new depths and dimensions of the human experience. --Robert T. Anderson, Professor of Religious Studies, Michigan State University With thorough research, grounded in the literature on the oral traditions of the Bible, Giles and Doan argue convincingly for the oral and subversive origins of the book of Ruth as part of a female storytelling tradition. After establishing the likelihood of an oral tradition, the second half of their book provides a script, complete with staging directions, for The Naomi Story, allowing modern performers to make the oral tradition o
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              ISBN 9781498206204
              Released NZ 29 Jan 2016
              Publisher Cascade Books
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              The Fifteen Percent: Overcoming Hardships and Achieving Lasting Success
                

              The Fifteen Percent: Overcoming Hardships and Achieving Lasting Success (Audio CD / Audio)

              By Giles, Terry; Read by Norman, Ax

              • RRP: $105.99
              • $105.99
              • Pre Release International

              Let lawyer-turned-entrepreneur Terry Giles explain what sets high achievers apart.

              ISBN 9781690597780
              Released NZ 21 Apr 2020
              Publisher Dreamscape Media
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              The Samaritan Pentateuch: An Introduction to Its Origin, History, and Significance for Biblical Studies
                

              The Samaritan Pentateuch: An Introduction to Its Origin, History, and Significance for Biblical Studies (Hardback)

              By Anderson, Robert T.; Giles, Terry

              • Imp. $116.99
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              ISBN 9781589837225
              Released NZ 9 Apr 2013
              Publisher Society of Biblical Literature
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              A Doubter's Guide to the Bible
               

              A Doubter's Guide to the Bible (EPUB ebook)

              By Giles, Terry

              An engaging exploration of the Bible's authority in light of difficult questions about its relevance in the modern world.

              ISBN 9781426731792
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              Language en
              Released NZ 1 Oct 2010
              Publisher Abingdon Press
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