The Peter Yarrow Songbook: Favorite Folk Songs (Book & CD)

Music
Kids will make a joyful noise with these ever-popular classic songs! Lively, warm, and friendly, this illustrated collection—plus a CD with Peter Yarrow, his daughter Bethany, and cellist Rufus Cappadocia—will bring families together to read and to sing. Peter makes every tune sound fresh and irresistible, and Terry Widener’s appealing pictures capture the spirit of each song, from the wild waves and rocking boat of “Sloop John B” to happy dancers ready to “Skip to My Lou.” Included in the book and CD:The Golden Vanity  •  Skip to My Lou  •  Cockles and Mussels  • The Fox  •  Springfield Mountain  •  The Erie Canal  •  O, What a Beautiful City  •  Rock-a My Soul  •  The Cruel War  •  O, Mary Don’t You Weep  •  I’ve Been Workin’ on the Railroad  •  Sloop John B

Hide a Dagger Behind a Smile: Use the 36 Ancient Chinese Strategies to Seize the Competitive Edge

Knowledge Capital
Business is warfare. Western business has been inculcated in the belief that business is about win/win solutions. However, in today's global marketplace there isn't fairness - there are winners and losers. Today's competitive terrain calls for new tactics as well as an understanding of how your opponents approach the world.Using ancient Eastern philosophy and military tactics from "The 36 Stratagems", "Hide a Dagger Behind a Smile" shows how to create unpredictable corporate strategies. Weaving the story of each strategy with contemporary case studies from top business and strategic management schools, each chapter analyses a company's situation, options, decisions and results.The book is divided into four parts: Polarity - explores the balance of opposing forces; Yielding - illustrates alternatives to confrontations; Continuous Change - shows how to thrive in fluid situations; and, Indirect Action - proposes alternatives to head-on conflict."Hide a Dagger Behind a Smile" is a timely and timeless resource for executives and corporate strategists looking to win their most contentious battles.