Design The Life You Love

Author: Ayse Birsel
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 1607748827
Size: 53.41 MB
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An interactive journal that serves as a joyful, inspirational guide to building the life you've always dreamed of, using the principles and creative process of an award-winning product designer. Life, just like a design problem, is full of constraints -- time, money, age, location, and circumstances. You can’t have everything, so you have to be creative to make what you want and what you need co-exist. Design the Life You Love is a joyful, inspirational guide to building the life you’ve always wanted, using the principles and creative process of an award-winning product designer. Through four steps that reveal hidden skills and wisdom, anyone can design a life they love! From the Trade Paperback edition.

Designing Brand Identity

Author: Alina Wheeler
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118980824
Size: 33.33 MB
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The bestselling guide to branding, updated with emerging trends and technologies Designing Brand Identity provides in-depth guidance for the entire branding team, with a universal five-stage process for brand development and implementation. From research and analysis through launch and governance, this book provides expert insight on all aspects of the process, and describes the best practices that build better brands. This updated fifth edition includes new and expanded coverage of social media cross channel synergy, crowdsourcing, SEO, experience branding, mobile devices, wayfinding, and placemaking, with 30 all-new case studies of top brands from various industries around the world. Fuel recognition, amplify market differentiation, create cohesion, and project value with the essential concepts and practices that build and maintain strong brands. Brand identity is key to an organization's success, helping customers navigate their options in an expanding marketplace rife with competition. How does your brand stand out? How do you attract your target? It's all in the process. This book delivers a clear roadmap to brand development and maintenance, with in-depth guidance every step of the way. Infuse your brand with authenticity and meaning Create a cohesive suite of branding products Design for flexibility, durability, and sustainability Develop solid strategy around positioning, architecture, and more A successful brand requires zero context, and is recognizable when stripped down to its barest bones; Coca-Cola, Apple, Nike, Disney, McDonalds'the strongest brands are immediately recognized as a safe bet and a better value over the competition anywhere in the world. It's no coincidence that certain brands endure, while others undergo repeated revamps to remain relevant. Designing Brand Identity shows you how to recognize the myriad factors that contribute to strength, and merge them into your organization's winning brand.

I M 30 Now What A Woman S Guide To Living A Life Of Choice

Author: Ky-Lee Hanson
Publisher: Golden Brick Road Publishing House Inc.
ISBN: 1988736196
Size: 62.88 MB
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I’m 30, Now What?! is a discovery through the perception of women born between 1977 - 1987. At the time of writing this book, we are in our thirties. There is something about our generation that never quite fit in a traditional sense. Our authors are from, or have lived in, Canada, USA, Turkey, Germany, Barcelona, and Europe, yet there is a common feeling of displacement across the globe within our “lost” generation. We were the first generation to have vast choices around education, career, and our role in the household. We were able to stumble off the traditional path, and survive. We were raised in a very transitional phase from single to dual income households, and grew up during the rise of broken-homes. We saw war for its true colors - an industry and not an act of “freedom,” the creation of the internet and watching it “burst,” followed by an economic, banking, and housing crash. We also saw positive change: rapid gentrification, spirituality, equal rights, gay rights and same-sex marriage, the-everyday-feminist and females running the workplace, male nurses, stay at home dads, and moms to mompreneurs to childless-women-by-choice finding commonalities outside of mommyhood. As adults, we view diversity and open-mindedness as our way of life. We didn’t start all these trends, but we are the outcome. We were born to be a generation of change; a generation of options. Maybe instead of being the lost generation, we were the born - Choice Makers. Yet, we don’t fully own this… We CAN choose a life outside of a cookie cutter mold, and we have the right to be unapologetic when doing so. This book is a heavy, controversial eye-opener, while being a tool for healing, growth, owning your power, and embracing choice.

Empowered Fertility

Author: Claire Hall
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1472269721
Size: 62.68 MB
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This clear, perceptive and incredibly helpful book enables women to empower themselves to deal with the difficult and emotionally fraught issues surrounding infertility. Written by experienced counsellor Claire Hall and fertility expert Dr Devora Lieberman, Empowered Fertility is a practical guide for women to help them through the experience of infertility and emerge with their mental wellbeing, friendships, relationships and finances intact. It contains clear, well-structured information and offers practical guidance. Each section of the book gives the reader information and support to address physical, psychological, emotional and social challenges that can arise when dealing with infertility, and also with IVF treatment. Subjects include managing expectations, dealing with fear, releasing control and handling changes in relationships. The reader can make use of the coaching tools and exercises to help with each step. For those who are starting or are in the midst of IVF treatment, the last section of the book forms an IVF Cycle Handbook, to guide women through their experience.

Fire Your Friends

Author: Shalena Diva
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 9781480079274
Size: 50.98 MB
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Become the CEO of your Life!Have the courage to fire, hire, or promote people within your inner circle.“Fire Your Friends: A Woman's Guide to Becoming Her Own Best Friend” introduces you to 5 powerful girlfriends who live within all women. Your new best friends will make you laugh, cry, think, and ultimately fall in love with the woman in the mirror: YOU. They teach you valuable lessons that will help you create a healthy relationship with yourself FIRST. Here are a few things your new best friends will teach you to help you fall in love with one of the most interesting and exciting people on the planet: YOU:•Discover your life purpose and God-given gifts•Look within yourself FIRST for answers you seek •Use the pain of your past to create a successful future•Design the life you REALLY want with positive thinking•Overcome the fear of failure to achieve your wildest dreamsAfter your new best friends show you how to become your biggest fan, they will help you to develop emotional intelligence to manage relationships that will TRULY nourish your life. Here's why?Did you know that food IS NOT the PRIMARY source of nourishment in your life? Did you know that your relationships ARE the primary source of nourishment in your life? Have you ever noticed your eating habits AFTER you have a fight with someone you care about? Since relationships play a major role in life, your new best friends will help you to:•Identify and eliminate toxic relationships•Create an exit strategy from an unhealthy relationship•Learn how and when to distance yourself from someone•Network to build meaningful relationships that will add value to your lifeFinally… advice about your most important relationship: the one with yourself. Establishing this important relationship will set the tone for all others in your life. WHIP OUT SOME PINK SLIPS!!!

Designing Families

Author: John Scanzoni
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1452262616
Size: 26.23 MB
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Designing Families is a thought-provoking examination of the challenges facing the nuclear family as it enters the new millenium. John Scanzoni sets the issue of change in families in aN historical and cross-cultural perspective tracing the development of the family from the Agricultural Age to the Information Age.