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Six Sigma Principles with Practice
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,600. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Production & operations management
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The purpose of this short ebook is to introduce the reader to some of the key concepts that underpin Six Sigma; making businesses faster and more competitive by understanding and eliminating the sources of variation in processes. It is not intended as an exhaustive text on the subject, more as a summary with some Soccer examples and anecdotes that will help the reader understand Six Sigma
Get Off the Couch with Joan
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Series: Get Off the Couch, Book 1. Price: $1.89 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Ten essays, most were previously published as newspaper columns, chronicling two years of hikes on the North Country Trail by the author. "Young has an easy, breezy way of writing that makes reading both pleasurable and informative." - Big Rapids (MI) Pioneer (txt version not recommended, as the photos are a big part of the experience)
Backcountry Trail Pics
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Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In the past ten years, I've seen some really great scenery in the backcountry of the national parks and wilderness areas in the western United States. This book is meant to be a "quick read" in that it should only take 10-15 minutes to view, but I hope these pictures last alot longer than that in your mind. You might also want to keep it handy to review when you get sick and tired of the office.
So You Joined A Gym...Now What? Step-by-Step Instructions & Essential Info That Truly Simplify How to Plan Your Best Gym Workouts, Including Sample Workouts!
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Series: The Now What? Fitness Books, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,850. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Weightlifting
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In this fifth book of The Now What? Fitness Series, certified personal fitness trainer Linda Burke delves into working out at the gym. She explains how to structure a smart gym cardio and strength training workout that will yield twice the results in half the time as a poorly structured routine. She also covers topics such as warming up, flexibility training, what to wear and gym etiquette.
A tranquil Day on the Strait of Canso
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Price: Free! Words: 890. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a summary of a wonderful day spent dinghy sailing in the confines of the Strait of Canso which separates mainland Nova Scotia from Cape Breton Island.
Como Mejorar En La Pesca De Bagre y Carpa
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Price: Free! Words: 3,910. Language: Spanish. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
En este libro les enseñare según mis propias experiencias, como mejorar en la pesca de bagres y carpas. les contare los lugares mejores para pescar así como los horarios y temporadas de pesca mejores que me han dado muy buenos resultados, además les diré como hacer el nudo y la configuración de anzuelos que hay que hacer para que sea mas resistente y te ayude a sacar los peces mas grandes.
The Great Glen Way
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 16,190. Language: British English. Published: April 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An account of a walk along Scotland's Great Glen Way by a group of young people and their leaders. Since all proceeds go to the Scout Group to which the young people belong, you can see this as a donation to a worthy cause and a free short book, or a useful & humourous guide to the Great Glen Way with the bonus of giving a pound to a good cause.
Ozark Mountains Mark Twain Style Fishing Stories
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Series: Ozark Mountains Stories, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,340. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
“Real fishing stories. You can even read them to your kids around the campfire, in the tent by lantern light, or at home in their beds to get ‘em fired up for the big camping or fishing trip.” ✔ AMAZON Kindle — Featured Author Review — “Rolland Love’s deep-rooted passion for the Ozarks comes to life in a series of fantastic fishing tales that Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer could have only dreamed of"
Who Packed Your Parachute?
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Price: Free! Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
NOW REVISED AND UPDATED: How to tie better parachute dry flies. A short evaluation of new ways to tie better, faster, more imitative and durable parachute fly patterns. Tim Rolston takes a brief look at why parachute flies have traditionaly been fragile, why they are worth using and what steps you can take to make your flies better.
Circling the City: Take a Hike Around Boulder, Colorado
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Price: Free! Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tour Boulder’s wild side by hiking all the way around the city on this unique eight-part trek through prairies, riparian districts, and, of course, the foothills. Experience abundant wildflowers, acres of grasslands, the chirping antics of prairie dogs — all while enjoying some rare solitude in lesser-known open-space parcels.
Waterfalls & Lava Floes
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Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 1 review)
Warning - going further is not recommended! Do not approach the volcano! But we could see a steaming cloud up ahead, promising views of molten lava. We looked right and noticed sulfuric fumes billowing up, bringing back warnings of “don’t get surrounded by lava”. As I looked left, I heard a yelp of surprise. Looking back – and then down – I found Paul hip-deep in pumice.
Positive Thinking Clinic For Pool And Billiards
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
(5.00 from 1 review)
Your struggles are over. Welcome to my clinic. This Positive Thinking Clinic is a vital must-read for anyone looking to maximize their success at the pool table. Also applicable to many other mentally intense sports and activities, this clinic is designed to help amateur players build the strong foundation of mental discipline they need in order to create long-term success in pool and billiards.
The Lazy Man's Guide to Grappling - (Brazilian jiu-jitsu, BJJ, Wrestling, etc.)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,980. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Lazy Man's Guide to Grappling is a hilarious look at what some grapplers do to cope in the hard charging grappling environment. It exposes the truth about grappling that is never discussed but everyone thinks about. We are all guilty of some of the Lazy Man's practices to varying degrees. This book exposes: -The Lazy Man's Takedowns -The Truth about Warmups -Magic Funk Taps and much more
Stone Skipping - The Complete Guide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,930. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Water sports
(5.00 from 1 review)
Human beings have hurled flat stones across the top of the water since the beginning of time. This book is a complete guide to stone skipping, written by a long-time Guinness record-holder for most skips (38). Photos, illustrations and narrative explain Jerdone's unique upright form and what type of stones to choose. This book will help improve your skipping and enhance your enjoyment
Learn To Surf For Beginners
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Surfing
(5.00 from 1 review)
Learn to surf for beginners "HELPS" you become an "AWESOME SURFER" and tips to become "SURF FIT!" This "AWESOME BOOK" provides you with great information, on the"RULES" of surfing. "DRAMATICALLY HELPING YOU" have a basic understanding of what type of surfing equipment suits your LEVEL." "GIVING YOU FANTASTIC SURF TIPS" "BASIC SURFING, DUCK DIVING,PADDLING TIPS,SURF EXERCISES, GRAB A COPY!
The Search for New Dive Frontiers
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Price: Free! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
(5.00 from 1 review)
A travel article about volcanic, archeological and ice diving.
The Canoe Trip and other Funny Outdoor Tales
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
I have always been a storyteller, but it wasn’t until recently that I decided to share my stories more broadly. Some are best told as “stand-up”, and some are best read. Inspired by Jerry Clower, Dave Gardner, and many others, I have put some of my better “bull” down on paper. Enjoy this one, until I can write the next one!
JenTil
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Price: Free! Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short memoir of a father introducing his daughter to backpacking on the Appalachian Trail.
How To Organise A Rugby Tour Without Going Insane
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,640. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports business
(5.00 from 1 review)
From concept to conduct, this book will support the planning and logistical considerations in taking any sporting team on a tour. Logically outlined, it will support any team at any level to participate in domestic or international amatuer tournaments.
Survival Guide for Beginners
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Price: Free! Words: 18,830. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
(5.00 from 1 review)
Super storm Sandy ripped up the eastern seaboard of the United States, leaving death and destruction in its path. While everyone knew the storm's path, and when it would strike, people and the community as a whole were caught off guard by the devastation. Super storm sandy provides an example of why preparing for the worst-case scenario is the prudent path to take.