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Jakes, T. D.

Summary: Offers guidance for readers intended to help them provide a solid living while still dedicating enough energy to time with God, friends, and family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: FaithWords 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 260 JAK

Brody, Lauren Smith

Summary: "The Fifth Trimester is your new best friend: a brilliant, tells-it-like-it-is guide to help moms cope with all the demands of the real world after Baby arrives. The first three trimesters (and the fourth--those blurry newborn days) are for the baby, but the Fifth Trimester is when the working mom is born. No matter what the job, you're bound to have questions: When should I go back? Flex-time...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649 BRO

Wolf, Alison.

Summary: Explores how the growing number of professional women have impacted society, considering controversial perspectives on how the definition of female success has changed in ways that may not be supporting a woman's best interests.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 331.4 WOL

Kossek, Ellen Ernst.

Contents: Are you the CEO of your working life? -- Knowing your flexstyle -- Weighing the trade-offs -- Trade-offs of using flexibility for higher work-life integration -- Tradeoffs of compartmentalizing work and personal life -- Trade-offs of volleying between work and family -- Changes everyone can make to improve quality of life -- Tailoring change to your particular flexstyle -- Negotiating a new...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wharton School Pub. 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 650.1 KOS

Summary: In 1931, the rains stopped. Soon, blinding black dirt swept across the southern plains of America. Acres of crops withered and died as over-plowing created conditions for disaster: tiny dust particles invading food, water, and the lungs of millions of animals and people alike. Less well-known than those who sought refuge in California—typified by the Joad family in John Steinbeck's “The Grapes...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: What are the prospect in the U.S. for growing the green economy? In this program Hazel Henderson interviews Stuart Valentine, president of Iowa Progressive Asset Management, about public interest in eco-friendly, community-based commercial models-which both see as an upward trend, especially after the 2010 BP oil spill. Valentine explains how "behind the meter" systems such as locally-operated...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Schulte, Brigid

Summary: "Can working parents in America--or anywhere--ever find true leisure time? According to the Leisure Studies Department at the University of Iowa, true leisure is "that place in which we realize our humanity." If that's true, argues Brigid Schulte, then we're doing dangerously little realizing of our humanity. In Overwhelmed, Schulte, a staff writer for The Washington Post, asks: Are our...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus & Giroux 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 331.44 SCH

Summary: A demographic change is affecting all Americans wherever they work and live: the rise of the flexible workforce. The global economy, increasing numbers of two-income families, and the need for businesses to retain talent both in the executive suite and among low-paid workers are all having an impact on the way people work. This documentary, hosted by Bonnie Erbe, explores innovations in...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: Gambians are among the poorest people in the world, and until recently cultural and economic imperatives combined to give them one of the highest birth rates as well. This program uses Gambia to study the impact of a large youthful population on a country's resources. With almost half its citizens under the age of 15 and the population growing, the Gambian government has been hard-pressed to...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Haag, Pamela.

Summary: Combines autobiographical detail, cultural history, revelatory first-hand accounts, and research to unravel the sources of post-romantic discontent and offers inspiration for those who want more than the semi-happy status quo.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.645 HAA

Loflin, Jones

Summary: "From the authors of Juggling Elephants comes the only guide you need to sort through the many priorities in your life, know what your It (Important Thing) should be, and understand how to get IT done. Identifying IT isn't just the first step in the process of getting focused and heading in the right direction, it's every step. Getting to IT provides the necessary tools to accomplish the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 650.11 LOF

Mundy, Liza

Summary: A revolution is under way. Within a generation, more households will be supported by women than by men. Journalist Liza Mundy takes us to the frontier of this new economic order: she shows us why this flip is inevitable, what painful adjustments will have to be made along the way, and how both men and women will feel surprisingly liberated in the end. Couples today are debating who must assume...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.4 MUN

Partow, Donna.

Summary: "Would you like to earn money in your own home? How about starting with your very own business consultant? Learn from Donna Partow, a 20-year home-based business owner and best-selling author. She's created an an extensive how-to guide for starting and maintaining a successful new business. Donna provides step-by-step instructions on determining what type of business is right for you, creating...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers 2010

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Rodsky, Eve

4 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "A revolutionary, real-world solution to the problem of unpaid, invisible work that women have shouldered for too long--from a woman tapped by Reese Witherspoon's Hello Sunshine as the expert on this topic for a new generation of women"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2019

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Sherman, Aliza.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sellers 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 648.4 SHE

Torabi, Farnoosh.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 650.1082 TOR

Summary: At the head of the Fair Labor Association, Auret van Heerden takes a practical approach to workers' rights, persuading corporations and NGOs to respect the role of labor in global supply chains. In this TEDTalk, the committed activist makes a reasoned business case for fair labor while exploring the next frontier of employee-management friction - globalized industries in which no single...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Cameron-Bure, Candace

Summary: Wife, mom, actress, philanthropist, author, speaker, and blogger Candace Cameron Bure (Full House) reaches out to women everywhere about the challenges and victories of faithfully balancing all of life's roles, responsibilities, and opportunities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: B & H Publishing Group 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 248.843 BUR

Brie, Alison

Summary: A headhunter struggles to balance his career with his family life when his ten-year-old son is diagnosed with cancer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Fa

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE FAM

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Family 2017

Summary: Growing affluence in Asia, economic development in Eastern Europe, and new approaches to natural resources in Africa-all are major influences on the global financial landscape and all provide ample demonstrations of the IMF at work. This program guides viewers through the history, mission, and real-world impact of the International Monetary Fund. Topics (all with an IMF focus) include China's...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Robinson, Joe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Pub. 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 650.1 ROB

Connors, Charlotte.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2008

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Summary: Like many economically developed countries the U. K. is home to a rapidly growing number of people over the age of 50. What are the social changes behind this trend, and what are its implications? The issues surrounding an aging population are examined in this program, using East Devon in the U. K. as a case study. The video addresses the strain on health care, special housing, and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: How did China go from agrarian-based communism to being the world's top source for consumer goods? By following three European buyers obtaining wholesale merchandise, this program explores China's manufacturing industry and its attempt to balance economic concerns with political and social ideals. Visiting Chinese factory towns, the buyers meet an ex-communist CEO who talks about what changed...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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