From The Ground Up

From The Ground Up

From The Ground Up

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the longtime CEO and chairman of Starbucks, a bold, dramatic work about the new responsibilities that leaders, businesses, and citizens share in American society today—as viewed through the intimate lens of one man’s life and work. What do we owe one another? How do we channel our drive, ingenuity, even our pain, into something more meaningful than individual success? And what is our duty in the places where we live, work, and play? These questions are at the heart of the American journey. They are also ones that Howard Schultz has grappled with personally since growing up in the Brooklyn housing projects and while building Starbucks from eleven stores into one of the world’s most iconic brands. In From the Ground Up, Schultz looks for answers in two interwoven narratives. One story shows how his conflicted boyhood—including experiences he has never before revealed—motivated Schultz to become the first in his family to graduate from college, then to build the kind of company his father, a working-class laborer, never had a chance to work for: a business that tries to balance profit and human dignity. A parallel story offers a behind-the-scenes look at Schultz’s unconventional efforts to challenge old notions about the role of business in society. From health insurance and free college tuition for part-time baristas to controversial initiatives about race and refugees, Schultz and his team tackled societal issues with the same creativity and rigor they applied to changing how the world consumes coffee. Throughout the book, Schultz introduces a cross-section of Americans transforming common struggles into shared successes. In these pages, lost youth find first jobs, aspiring college students overcome the yoke of debt, post-9/11 warriors replace lost limbs with indomitable spirit, former coal miners and opioid addicts pave fresh paths, entrepreneurs jump-start dreams, and better angels emerge from all corners of the country. From the Ground Up is part candid memoir, part uplifting blueprint of mutual responsibility, and part proof that ordinary people can do extraordinary things. At its heart, it’s an optimistic, inspiring account of what happens when we stand up, speak out, and come together for purposes bigger than ourselves. Here is a new vision of what can be when we try our best to lead lives through the lens of humanity. “Howard Schultz’s story is a clear reminder that success is not achieved through individual determination alone, but through partnership and community. Howard’s commitment to both have helped him build one of the world’s most recognized brands. It will be exciting to see what he accomplishes next.”—Bill Gates

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Genre : Business & Economics
Author : Howard Schultz
Publisher : Random House
Release : 2019-01-28
Total Pages : 368 Pages
ISBN : 9780525509455


Calculus From The Ground Up

Calculus From The Ground Up

Calculus from the Ground Up invites readers to become active participants in mathematics-making numbers and symbols the servants of their imaginations in ways they didn't think possible. It is a guidebook for learning not only the bare subject of calculus, but also to discover how its artistry can be applied everywhere else.

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Genre : Mathematics
Author : Jonathan Laine Bartlett
Publisher : BP Learning
Release : 2018-11
Total Pages : 458 Pages
ISBN : 1944918027


From The Ground Up

From The Ground Up

HOW TO BUILD YOUR BUSINESS FAST. EVERY BUSINESS OWNER SHOULD READ THIS BOOK. HOW DO YOU MAKE YOUR STORY A SUCCESS? HOW DO YOU TAKE A NEAR BROKEN BUSINESS TO GREAT HEIGHTS? HOW CAN YOU BUILD A BUSINESS THAT LASTS? WHERE DO YOU EVEN START? If you are a start up business owner, or a business professional, established or up-and-coming leader, a migrant wanting to make your dreams come true in a new country, you want to see your business flourish long into your future, or if you want to align your people for growth and a great culture, the principles in this book will help you achieve all your dreams. From migrant to door-to-door salesman to award winning CEO, this personal and raw glimpse into Sunil Kumar's journey shares with you his seven key principles that will help your business thrive to success. Sunil's message is clear: there is no limit to what you can achieve if you: Nurture self-improvement Empower your people Embrace generosity of spirit Be courageous and take risks Build a strong foundation. Join Sunil if you want to discover that success is in all of us as long as we believe with bravery.

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Genre : Business & Economics
Author : Sunil Kumar
Publisher :
Release : 2021-08-16
Total Pages : 240 Pages
ISBN : 1922553352


Ray Tracing From The Ground Up

Ray Tracing From The Ground Up

With the increase in computing speed and due to the high quality of the optical effects it achieves, ray tracing is becoming a popular choice for interactive and animated rendering. This book takes readers through the whole process of building a modern ray tracer from scratch in C++. All concepts and processes are explained in detail with the aid o

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Genre : Computers
Author : Kevin Suffern
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2016-04-19
Total Pages : 784 Pages
ISBN : 9781498774703


Thrifty Gardening

Thrifty Gardening

Bestselling author and gardening columnist Marjorie Harris offers a timely and entertaining guide for gardeners at every stage of life. Whether you're moving into your first apartment or condo, upgrading to a house, or downsizing to smaller digs, Harris shares the best tips on how to create a beautiful garden for any space — all on a budget. The highly anticipated sequel to her popular book Thrifty: Living the Frugal Life with Style, Thrifty Gardening marries Harris's passion for gardening with her thrifty lifestyle savvy so that everyone can create a natural oasis whatever their living situation is — and without breaking the bank.

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Genre : Gardening
Author : Marjorie Harris
Publisher : House of Anansi
Release : 2012
Total Pages : 252 Pages
ISBN : 9780887842719


Programming From The Ground Up

Programming From The Ground Up

Programming from the Ground Up uses Linux assembly language to teach new programmers the most important concepts in programming. It takes you a step at a time through these concepts: * How the processor views memory * How the processor operates * How programs interact with the operating system * How computers represent data internally * How to do low-level and high-level optimization Most beginning-level programming books attempt to shield the reader from how their computer really works. Programming from the Ground Up starts by teaching how the computer works under the hood, so that the programmer will have a sufficient background to be successful in all areas of programming. This book is being used by Princeton University in their COS 217 "Introduction to Programming Systems" course.

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Genre : Computers
Author : Jonathan Bartlett
Publisher : Bartlett Pub
Release : 2004
Total Pages : 320 Pages
ISBN : 9780975283844


From The Ground Up

From The Ground Up

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Genre : Airplanes
Author : Sandy A. F. MacDonald
Publisher :
Release : 1997-08-01
Total Pages : 335 Pages
ISBN : 0969005490


From The Ground Up

From The Ground Up

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Genre : Aeronautics
Author : Sandy MacDonald
Publisher :
Release : 1991-01-01
Total Pages : 286 Pages
ISBN : 0969005482


From The Ground Up

From The Ground Up

Tess & Barrett Ryan have been married for over twenty years. They're both hopelessly in love with each other. Have been since they were just seventeen years old. But lately, they feel disconnected. They don't get time together to go on dates much less bedroom time. Date night no longer consists of the woo. He can't remember the last time he had his wife to himself. She can't remember the last time she felt adored. As much as he un-derstands that she's feeling unappreciated and generally unneeded as his wife, he feels the same. They're struggling in a way they never imagined when they began their rela-tionship all those years ago. It seems that their lives won't slow down and change isn't going to happen un-less they make it. Together they realize they've put them first for far too long and in the meantime forgot what made their house a home to begin with. Will a week in a remote Michigan cabin be enough to remind each other what they built their lives upon? How do they fall back in love with each other when they never fell out of it in the first place?

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Author : Jennifer Van Wyk
Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Release : 2017-02-07
Total Pages : 288 Pages
ISBN : 1544112092


Rome From The Ground Up

Rome From The Ground Up

Rome is not one city but many, each with its own history unfolding from a different center: now the trading port on the Tiber; now the Forum of antiquity; the Palatine of imperial power; the Lateran Church of Christian ascendancy; the Vatican; the Quirinal palace. Beginning with the very shaping of the ground on which Rome first rose, this book conjures all these cities, past and present, conducting the reader through time and space to the complex and shifting realities—architectural, historical, political, and social—that constitute Rome. A multifaceted historical portrait, this richly illustrated work is as gritty as it is gorgeous, immersing readers in the practical world of each period. James H. S. McGregor’s explorations afford the pleasures of a novel thick with characters and plot twists: amid the life struggles, hopes, and failures of countless generations, we see how things truly worked, then and now; we learn about the materials of which Rome was built; of the Tiber and its bridges; of roads, aqueducts, and sewers; and, always, of power, especially the power to shape the city and imprint it with a particular personality—like that of Nero or Trajan or Pope Sixtus V—or a particular institution. McGregor traces the successive urban forms that rulers have imposed, from emperors and popes to national governments including Mussolini’s. And, in archaeologists’ and museums’ presentation of Rome’s past, he shows that the documenting of history itself is fraught with power and politics. In McGregor’s own beautifully written account, the power and politics emerge clearly, manifest in the distinctive styles and structures, practical concerns and aesthetic interests that constitute the myriad Romes of our day and days past.

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Genre : Travel
Author : James H. S. McGregor
Publisher : Harvard University Press
Release : 2006-10-31
Total Pages : 368 Pages
ISBN : 9780674022638