James Lindsay offers a timely and comprehensive examination of the role the modern Congress plays in foreign policy. He shows how the resurgence of congressional activism marks a return to the pattern that was once the norm in American politics. He analyzes the distribution of decision-making authority in Congress and offers a broader understanding of how the United States will develop a new foreign policy for the post-Cold War world.
From author B.Gage comes the first release in the new 'Changing Seasons' collection. Angie Webber—Leaving Mistysprings, is both reminiscent and adventurous. Set in the early 1900’s, a young lady, born and raised in a quaint, rural community dreams of finishing her schooling in the prestigious 'Teacher Training Academy' in the most famous city in the world.
Will it remain a dream or can she make it a living reality? Travel the path with Angie, from the familiar boarders of her home to the hustle and bustle of New York City. Time will tell if the different opportunities presented have the power to alter her course for better or for worse. Amidst it all, will she be able to holdfast to her faith or will it take a back seat to life in the fast lane?
Featuring Western and Soviet historians, the diverse essays gathered here illuminate the main developments, accomplishments, and failures of Peter's reign in Russia, reopening the troubling debates which color any assessment of the Petrine achievement.
DRAGON DANCE After Lune witch Cora Phillips rid herself of the dragons she summoned to mate, she fled New York and vowed to stay far away from the magnetic pull of Dragon Lord Salim Aridi and his possessive dragon. Her vow crumbles to dust when the red dragon hunts her down in the night and demands she rescue Salim from madness and join him in a DRAGON DANCE.
Guarantee value and profit with every proposal you write! Business proposals cross the desks of decision makers all the time, but rarely do they credibly promise high impact and impressive ROI. When they do, though, the people that matter pay attention. The Consultant's Guide to Results-Driven Business Proposals presents a systematic, structured method for gaining the attention of clients, earning their respect, and, ultimately, winning any project. ROI experts Jack and Patti Phillips take the proposal process to a new level by providing the means to prove forecasted value using systematic, routine processes. You'll learn new techniques for predicting ROI and clearly illustrating the financial value a proposed project will deliver--which always makes a powerful impression on anyone who reads it. The authors also address the key issue of providing what every stakeholder wants in a project--success guarantees. The Consultant's Guide to Results-Driven Business Proposals explains how to: Write proposals that are effective, efficient, timely, and on target Set objectives for proposals at a variety of levels Deliver your proposal to the most influential people Develop a success guarantee to drive total customer satisfaction The Consultant's Guide to Results-Driven Business Proposals is the difference between proposals that simply cross a desk and those that turn the heads of decision makers. This is the tool you need for transforming the process of business-proposal writing from a torturous task with a side of anxiety to an opportunity for approval and a chance to showcase your expertise.