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In a matchup of two of the top bigs in the draft, Phoenix Suns center Deandre Ayton shined offensively, while Orlando Magic center Mo Bamba was active on defense.
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Univision, Dish Spar Over Potential Blackout as Contract Deadline Looms

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From ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ to ‘Hereditary’: 8 Potential Summer Sleeper Hits

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Family Guy’s Season Finale Wastes Its Potential

Warning: Full spoilers for the episode below.

Family Guy began its sixteenth season on solid ground, using “Emmy-Winning Episode” to spoof the entire TV landscape in true self-aware fashion. Sadly, this season didn’t end on anywhere near that level. “Are You There God? It’s Me, Peter” took a potentially cool premise and used to recycle one of the oldest plots in the animated sitcom playbook.

This episode started out well enough, with Peter becoming so lazy and slovenly that his body literally fused to the couch. That paved the way for a handful of gross but amusing gags. Even the cutaway jokes in this segment were surprisingly decent, including Oliver Platt’s motivational video and the high school choir’s terrible rendition of “It’s the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine)”. It’s actually a little surprising the writers didn’t just stick with the couch fusion bit as the main storyline for this episode. Though granted, it did start to wear out its welcome by the end. The extended callback to the couch scene from “Blue Harvest” didn’t help. That brand of humor captures the show at its worst – overly drawn-out and interested only in making references to other things.

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LeBron, Cavs remind Celtics of their potential

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Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Sees ‘Potential’ of Trade War

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What should Seattle’s (potential) NHL team be called?

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Toys ‘R’ Us Preparing for Potential Bankruptcy Filing Before Holidays

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Talks Stall Between Abercrombie, Potential Buyers

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‘Fleabag’ Creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge on Guinea Pigs, Finding Olivia Colman’s Evil Side, and a Potential Season 2

When Phoebe Waller-Bridge stopped by Variety’s offices earlier this month, she cautioned me against asking her too many definite questions about Season 2. Although the creator, writer, and star of “Fleabag” had already hinted at a Season 2 in previous interviews, “it’s not actually officially announced.” But that hasn’t stopped Waller-Bridge from overflowing with tons… Read more »

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Suntchi’s CEO Paul Fang Talks Potential of CFDA Deal

NEW YORK — The Council of Fashion Designers of America last month forged a five-year partnership with Suntchi Brand & Technology Co. Ltd., a full-service management company with offices in Shanghai, Tokyo and New York. Through the partnership, CFDA’s 500-plus members gain access to the Chinese market and an opportunity to take advantage of Suntchi’s network of business partners in China.
Here, Paul Fang, founder and chief executive officer of Suntchi, discusses via an interpreter what type of American brands are most desirable to the Chinese consumer and the potential of the collaboration.
WWD: Which U.S. brands would have the most commercial potential in China?
Paul Fang: For many years, China has been following what the world wants, but now they’re really into the streetwear brands. In China, the biggest consumer influence is coming from streetwear, and consumer lifestyle. There are a lot of approachable lifestyle brands coming in, without naming specific brands. It’s now slowly influencing China.
WWD: Are you offering something that an American designer couldn’t do on his or her own?
P.F.: We humbly have to say that you don’t have to come through Suntchi, because that’s not what the collaboration is exclusively for. We want to basically have a platform with the CFDA. There are lot of

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Nintendo Switch hands-on: A portable system with potential

Nintendo Switch hands-on: A portable system with potentialNintendo’s (NTDOY, NTDOF) new Switch console hits the market on March 3. With less than two months to go before the big day, the “Mario” maker gave us a chance to go hands-on with the system and a handful of games, including the highly anticipated “The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.”



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Positive Impact Golf: Helping Golfers to Liberate Their Potential

Positive Impact Golf: Helping Golfers to Liberate Their Potential


This is the golf book anyone who plays the game must read. It will declutter your mind and free you to develop your own potential at whatever level you play, weekend amateur through to young aspiring tour player. Brian Sparks, a British PGA Pro since 1967, helps you to demystify all of the standard golfing jargon and show you how easily you can swing a golf club and hit a ball. This book is the natural antidote to the over-complex, mechanical way that most golf teachers now think you need to be able to improve. Scientific research now proves that this is not the way we learn. After showing you the power of traditional misconceptions about the golf swing Brian goes on to give you simple advice about how to cope with the bad shots this game will always throw your way. It is easy to understand and will prove to be the best purchase you ever made for your game. Although essential reading for all golfers it is particularly valid for women and for any man in the senior division. For you, it will take a lot of the unnecessary effort away from your game and leave you able to play 18 holes and go on to play another 9 with a smile on your face!

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Chanel’s Cuba Show Spotlights Potential, Hurdles for Fashion

HAVANA — First President Barack Obama. Then The Rolling Stones. And now Karl Lagerfeld and Chanel.
To say that Cuba is undergoing sweeping changes will be underscored again tonight when the French fashion house sweeps into Havana to stage an open-air fashion show on El Paseo del Prado with 600 editors, clients and VIPs in tow. Confirmed celebrities include Tilda Swinton, Vanessa Paradis and Gisele Bündchen, in addition to Cuban artists and local cultural figures.
The event for the cruise season is being greeted with enthusiasm by local fashionistas, and will surely raise Cuba’s international profile, given Lagerfeld’s and Chanel’s renown, prestige and rabid media following.
Yet it will also highlight the gulf between Europe’s luxury juggernaut — moving at the warp speed of social media and into more and more corners of the world — and a country whose isolation, poverty and socialist principles have put fashion and retail on the back burner for decades, walled in by regulations and embargoes.
“We are more than excited. For us, it is almost dreamlike to think about Chanel in Havana,” said Leire Fernández, who with Idania del Río operates a fashion and design boutique in Old Havana called Clandestina, a rare enterprise in a country

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Horny Dog Chases Potential Mate, Gets Stuck In Cat Door

A horny dog had to be freed by fire crews after she got her head stuck in a cat door while chasing down a potential mate.

Keeta was looking out the window of her owners’ home in Leicester, England, on Monday morning when she spotted a male dog in the garden. 

The 5-year-old American Bulldog, who was in season, decided to hook up with the other canine and raced for the tiny door designed for felines. Alas, her head fit through the cat door and her body didn’t.

She was trapped.

Determined to free herself, Keeta then ripped out the surrounding panel, but the frame remained lodged around her head.

The other dog — believed to be a smaller terrier — spotted the gap in the door, and took advantage of the moment to sneak inside, reports the Leicester Mercury.

Homeowner Nigel Page heard the commotion, and walked into his kitchen to spot the pair of pups together. When he opened the door, the male dog sprinted off.

Unable to remove the panel, Page called Leicestershire Fire Service; the firefighters then spent 20 minutes maneuvering the plastic panel safely off Keeta’s head.

Page, who adopted Keeta from a rescue center after she was abused as a puppy, said he was now waiting to see whether she would end up having offspring of her own.

“We don’t know whether they’ve done anything or not,” he told the BBC. “The other dog was smaller, a little terrier, but you don’t know. She had that thing stuck on her head so she might not have been in a good mood.”

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Going Head-to-Head With Your Inner Enemy: Using ‘The Tools’ to Unlock Your Full Potential

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Therapists Barry Michels and Phil Stutz are creators of “the Tools,” a set of practices to help you move past self-limiting behaviors and transform challenges into opportunities. Here’s how the Tools can help with that part of you–often referred to as the saboteur, the shadow, or your inner enemy–that Michels and Stutz call Part X.

Omega: You describe how people can use the Tools to do battle with Part X, also known as their inner enemy. Does there come a time in using the Tools where it feels less like a battle and more peaceful?

Phil: I have a saying that peace is an active state of mind. We’re trying to combine the sense of peace with the necessity for constant work. Peace was often defined as something languid and laid back, a state where you can fold your tent up, stop making an effort, and stop being vigilant. That’s not what peace is.

The only infinite thing about a human being is their ability to keep on struggling with no end point. If you’re willing to do that, you’ve tapped into an infinite part of yourself that can then connect to the infinite forces in the universe, and that is peace. As far as I’m concerned that’s the only peace. That’s why I say peace is an active state of mind.

Barry: I like to illustrate this with a triangle. The lower part of the triangle is an eternal battle between you and this inner saboteur. If you engage in the struggle and keep fighting it, what happens is the top of the triangle emerges and at the top of the triangle is your higher self. It’s a part of you that transcends the lower level and can view the struggle from a higher perspective and be at peace with it. These two levels happen simultaneously, the struggle and feeling integrated and completely at peace.

Omega: How can you be sure Part X hasn’t taken over the Tools and is using them for its own end, like posing as your Inner Authority?

Barry: Part X doesn’t want you to use tools at all. Its first strategy is to get you to forget them entirely. In my case, I was always amazed at how I could work all day with patients, exhorting them to use the tools, and then somehow “forget” to use them when I went home at night.

Once you come up with ways to remind yourself to use the tools, Part X still discourages you from using them. When you use them and you get a good outcome, it suggests you no longer need them. When you experience a failure or setback, it tells you they didn’t “work,” so there’s no point in using them.

If all else fails, it likes to pose as a powerful inner authority who knows you better than you know yourself. If you study it carefully, you’ll notice it uses a harsh, finger-pointing, punitive, judgmental tone. When we work with people, we try to shift that tone to one that is supportive of every effort you make — whether you succeed or fail.

Phil: If the voice inside you is telling you to quit, it’s almost definitely Part X. It’s either going to tell you that you don’t need to do it anymore, that you’ve got this solved, or you don’t have to make anymore effort because you or the situation is hopeless and helpless, so why bother.

Omega: Is it easy to learn how to use the Tools if you’re not used to being self-reflective or self-aware?

Phil: I try to focus on what someone wants to change and just bang on that over and over again. I try to give as little theory as I can and instead give them tasks that include what I like to call student study — I ask them to study themselves. I also get people to draw pictures. When I ask people to draw a picture of Part X, no one has ever said, “What the hell is that?”

Omega: What’s the biggest thing to watch out for with Part X?

Phil: There seem to be three basic rules in the universe: part of life is pain; part of life is uncertainty; and part of life is endless work. And none of these ever go away. What we see in almost everyone is the idea of a realm of illusion where you will be exonerated, or exempt from these three rules of the universe. I call this the “snapshot realm,” because we have a picture of this perfect place in our mind, but this place doesn’t exist. Part X wants you to believe that this illusory realm is real, and once it does it can pretty much have its way with you because it’s making you a false promise.

Barry: An example of the realm of illusion might be romantic relationships. Most young people go into romantic relationships expecting to walk hand-in-hand into the sunset with the music swelling. People expect this moment to last forever. But that’s Part X’s demonic way of inflating someone’s expectations to a point where they will inevitably be crushed. It’s like commercials for exercise equipment that tell you you’re going to lose weight just by buying a treadmill but don’t mention that you’re going to have to get yourself to use the treadmill. The Tools will get you to use the treadmill.

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Truck Drivers and Casual Sex: An Inquiry Into the Potential Spread of HIV/AIDS in the Baltic Region

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Truck Drivers and Casual Sex is part of the World Bank Working Paper series. These papers are published to communicate the results of the Bank’s ongoing research and to stimulate public discussion. Workers in the transport industry, including long-distance drivers, are at a high risk of HIV infections. Frequent traveling, long absences away from home, long waits at border crossings and the apparent abundant presence of commercial sex workers at these places mean truck drivers are particularly vulnerable to engaging in casual sex. While the threat of an HIV/AIDS epidemic cannot be taken lightly in any country of the Europe and Central Asia region, four countries – Poland, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia – stand out as being particularly vulnerable. First, the prevalence of HIV/AIDS is relatively high and is rapidly increasing in locations neighboring these countries, like Ukraine, Belarus, and Moldova, where public health conditions are also rapidly deteriorating. Second, because of their geographical location, Poland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania stand at the crossroads of the main East-West and North-South transport corridors, and represent the link between countries of the former Soviet Union and western Europe. The open borders and rapid transit threatens to broaden the sweep of the HIV epidemic, from Russia, Ukraine and Belarus to Poland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, as drug injectors and sex workers come into contact with other population groups in these countries. Truck Drivers and Casual Sex is based on a survey that explores the practice of casual sex among truck drivers and commercial sex workers in the border areas of Poland and Lithuania at a point of time. It uses this evidence to extrapolate the potential impact of these practices on the spread of HIV/AIDS in these countries.

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How to Succeed in Hollywood without really Acting: Practical inspirational insider secrets to achieving your potential

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Reach Your Highest Potential By Checking Your Ego At the Door

Our world is a projection of us. Often times, we get what we give, which is why it is so important for us to remain focused on giving our best each and every day.

But when the ego gets involved, things can get messy and derail those with even the best intentions. Why? Because the ego operates out of personal motive. Unlike confidence — which involves having faith in your abilities to handle whatever comes your way — the ego primarily operates out of one’s own wants and needs. It seeks approval, appreciation and adoration at all costs and often results in being incapable of comprehending anyone else’s perspective. The ego assigns motive, is not open to feedback and sees insult where there isn’t any. All in all, the ego is very ill behaved.

As you might imagine, this path won’t take us very far in life. You see, the primary difference between confidence and the ego is that confidence has the ability to move us forward, while the ego will only hold us back. The ego is what’s behind our tendency to be defensive and avoid self-reflection. Unfortunately, this kind of mindset stunts personal growth and keeps us from fully learning from the lesson or situation at hand. If we want to grow, we must silence the ego and stop allowing it to take over. The goal isn’t necessarily to kill it, but to dilute it in an effort to move forward and be content with questioning it when necessary.

Now, I know what you’re thinking — this is easier said than done. It certainly can be. Releasing instead of feeding the ego will be painful at first. But a bad day for the ego is a great day for the soul and self-growth, so don’t be afraid to go there. Here’s how we can begin to move past it to reach our fullest potential and live happy:

1. Depersonalize
If you are spending precious time and energy trying to get others to believe you are right, they are wrong or that you should be appreciated more than you are then you’ve definitely personalized your situation. Focus on what you can do to move forward and add value. Focus on earning respect and appreciation for the right reasons. Take the higher ground, but remain humble in the process. If you point that action out to others, the ego has once again taken over and you lose — so watch your step and remain focused on the task at hand.

2. Get Neutral and Focus on Next Steps
Put an end to defensive responses or reactions. Defense is, after all, the first act of war. If you find yourself in this position, stop defending. Find a place of neutrality and allow yourself to calm down so that you are in a better position to think clearly and make good decisions. Greet change with a simple “good to know”, avoid the argument with the reality of the situation and move onward.

3. Avoid Knee-Jerk Criticism
When someone makes a decision or suggestion that you don’t necessarily agree with, search for a common ground instead of immediately pointing out all the reasons why their plan or idea is “wrong”. Resistance wastes time and energy that could, instead, be spent on validating and contributing to the effort rather than attempting to block it for self-serving reasons. Consider a plan that could work for the group and even prove more beneficial instead of just being right.

4. Learn and Grow from Feedback
At one point or another, we all receive feedback about ourselves from friends, family or co-workers that isn’t necessarily positive. And yes, it can be hard to hear at times. However, we must remember that while the feedback alone won’t hold us back, an unwillingness to absorb or act on it does. Be open to hearing the viewpoints of others as well as the possibility that you are not perfect. You might just learn and improve upon yourself in the process.

5. Lead by Example
Wondering where to begin or who to work on? Start with yourself! That’s right, you go first. Do your part and do it unconditionally. Often times, that which is missing is what we are not providing. Step up, do the work and the rest will fall into place.

So the next time you find yourself getting defensive or assigning motive to someone’s actions or decisions, know that the ego is once again at play. Move past it by recognizing it early and consciously changing your mindset. Be mindful of its limiting beliefs and false sense of reality and release it so you can move forward and see your circumstances for what they really are. Once you’ve freed your mind and rid yourself of egocentric thoughts, your world will become much clearer and the possibilities will be endless.

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Haven’t Reached Your Full Potential? This May Be Why

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In the A-type world we live in today, we’re very focused on doing stuff, on proving things and on showcasing our abilities. In our professional lives, we carefully consider how to best move forward and how to make a great impression.

We work hard. We strive. We are political and strategic.

But are we our real and true selves?
And are we able to contribute our best to the world?

Given the conversations I have with my very talented and ambitious clients, I believe that, often, we are not.

Ironically, it seems that all this hard work actually keeps us from what might be most important in our careers: reaching your full potential and sharing your gifts and talents with the world.

So, why aren’t you reaching your full potential?

Over the course of years, we develop strategies to deal with the opinions and judgment of others — real or perceived and with our own fears and beliefs.

These strategies help us cope in a world where relations with others and with ourselves are often challenging at best.

The problem is that because these stem from negativity, they don’t help on a structural level, but they only serve as a patch. And worse, often they get so ingrained in our habitual responses, that they start to define the way we see ourselves.

A personal example of how a strategy can work against you

Right. So that’s all nice and theoretical. But what are we really talking about here?

Let me give you one of my own examples to make it a little more real.

From an early age I was very much occupied with other people. I was an empathic child and could almost sense what other people were thinking and even feeling. What may be (and now is) a talent, turned into a burden when it was combined with my ingrained need to be liked. Also, I was quite good at it, but I never actually checked if I was right. So I spun stories, based on assumptions by an inexperienced empathic…

One of the beliefs I developed, was that I could cope with being handled unjustly or misunderstood, but the other person may not be able to handle my opinion. They might feel hurt or disappointed. And because I wanted basically everyone to like me, I couldn’t let that happen!

So I developed a strategy to deal with that: I learned to fluently adapt my own needs and opinions to what (I thought) others wanted. Of course, the risk of that is that you get completely out of sink with who you really are and what you really want — and that is exactly what happened to me.

The six strategies that keep you from reaching your full potential

There are six strategies people develop to deal with their fears and limiting beliefs:

Strategy 1 — Striving for perfection to deal with the fear of not being good enough.

People who use this strategy are afraid that they might loose people if they would know who they truly are. Also, they may be afraid that the things they are really good at, aren’t important or relevant.

Strategy 2 — Making yourself seem smaller, less important, less significant to handle the fear of being fantastic.

This may not seem obvious, but think about the fear of alienating people by being too strong or the fear of people being jealous of you.

Strategy 3 — Giving in to what others want to deal with the belief that people’s feelings or opinions are more important (or more fragile) than yours.

This strategy comes from beliefs like the one I described: the belief you can handle being handled unjustly, but the other person may not be able to handle your opinion. Or the belief that, even though you feel you’re right about something, you shouldn’t tell that because you might hurt someone’s feelings.

Strategy 4 — Building a protective wall around you to cope with the fear of being vulnerable [either because you are afraid of being hurt or because you consider vulnerability weakness (or both)].

Think: keeping up appearances and composure, not showing the real you. Also: Avoiding the real conversation, so you won’t be told the things you are afraid to hear.

Strategy 5 — Relying on outside sources, spending a lot of time gathering information and then thinking things through very, very carefully, to deal with the belief that listening to your intuition or gut feeling is just mambo jumbo.

People who do this ignore their feelings and intuition, to find out later that they were actually spot on.

Strategy 6 — Accepting the next challenge, before you’ve properly ended the last, to deal with the belief that you should always strive for more.

People who have this as their main strategy, are always looking ahead, not enjoying the present moment.

How I work with these strategies every day

To be honest: I use all of these strategies. But there are one or two that I most rely on, because the underlying fears and beliefs are my biggest ones.

To know these strategies and to see when, why and how I use them didn’t make them go away. But slowly, over time, I do find I recognize them early on. And I can make a conscious choice whether or not I rely on one of my default strategies — or choose a different path.

The fact that I’ve spend so much time getting to know myself and that I’ve learned to understand my fears and limiting beliefs by looking them in the eye, is helping me every day to choose a different way to deal with them.

It took me a while, but finally I grew into myself, as I like to call that.

Growing into Myself

I really believe personal development is the key to creating a life you love and to doing work that makes a difference in the world, while at the same time helping you to reach your full potential.

For 2015, I wish for you that you claim the tools and the power to change the strategies that aren’t really helping you, but are in fact holding you back from growing into yourself and truly showing up for the life you want — and deserve!

If you want 2015 to be your year, start it off great!

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Your Clever Baby: How to Make the Most of Your Childs Potential

Your Clever Baby: How to Make the Most of Your Childs Potential


In this fascinating book, Dr. Carol Cooper argues that cleverness is not just about achieving a high I.Q. score or doing advanced math. It is also about emotional intelligence–that mix of common sense and social skills which helps a baby grow into a well-balanced child and positive youg adult. She starts with How Babies Develop and Learn, which explains that all children do better with the right style of parenting and schooling, then looks at development from birth to age 3. The New Arrival includes tips on feeding, holding and handling, and baby massage. Getting to Grips (3-6 months) advises on talking to babies and helping them to master movement. Sitting Up (6-12 months) promotes psychological as well as physical nourishment. On the Go (12-18 months) focuses on language skills and understanding the world. The Independent Spirit (18-24 months) turns the spotlight on emotional intelligence. Problem-solving is devoted to 2- and 3- year olds, with sections on mathematical skills, drawing and writing, language, and thought. Each stage is beautifully illustrated with Daniel Pangbourne''s photographs.
*By the age of 3, children have laid the foundation for all their future learning. This book explains what parents can do to make the most of their your child''s natuarl abilities.
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So Much Potential

So Much Potential


Ages 12+ Hi-interest, Lo-vocabulary, for reluctant readers or those reading below grade level Andy Towell’s dream of becoming a commercial fisherman is jeopardized when a co-worker goes missing. A Best Books for Kids & Teens Starred * Selection About the Author:    Canadian author, Margaret J. McMaster, published her first book of middle-grade fiction, Carried Away on Licorice Days, in 2008. It was nominated for three literary awards: the Canadian Library Association’s 2009 Book of the Year for Children Award, the 2010/2011 Hackmatack Children’s Choice Book Award, and the 2011 Rocky Mountain Book Award. In 2009 she started writing the Babysitter Out of Control! series of early chapter books. These amusing, fast-paced adventures include: Babysitter Out of Control!, Looking for Love on Mongo Tongo, The Improbable Party on Purple Plum Lane, What Happened in July (selected for Best Books for Kids & Teens – Spring 2013), and, The Sinking of the Wiley Bean. She is a past contributor to the Canadian Children’s Annual and her creative non-fiction piece, After All These Years, was shortlisted for the 2006 CBC Literary Award. So Much Potential, a novel set in the Lake Erie fishing industry, was published in 2013. It was selected for Best Books for Kids & Teens – Spring 2014. “There’s a scene in So Much Potential where a character named Al is having a smoke, watching a tug come into the harbour, and he says, ‘That’s a bad one.’ When I wrote that line I had no idea why he’d said that. But in the end the whole book came to hang on that statement. I can’t begin to understand the creative process but I think it’s a marvelous thing.” Margaret J. McMaster From the Critics: “Her latest book is compelling – the reader is gripped by the story, enthralled by the characters, and gratified by the way the story curls itself into a satisfying tale. And it is a tale of the sea, or more accurately, our local fresh waters of Lake Erie. It is an adventure-mystery with a little romance thrown in

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Jared Leto Is Stressed About His Potential Oscar Speech

Despite a torrential downpour and flash flood warnings in L.A. on Friday evening, Jared Leto hit the ground running, in fancy black-and-white shiny shoes with a red sole. The Oscar-favorite spoke to The Huffington Post at LA Confidential’s annual Oscar event, which this year honored Leto, who graces the magazine’s Spring Issue with wide-open eyes and his signature silky long locks.

Dressed like the rock star that he is in all black, Leto laughed when he saw the giant blow-up of his magazine cover. “I’ve never seen my head so big. Only on the inside,” he joked.

Leto first heard the announcement of his “Dallas Buyers Club” Best Supporting Actor nomination at 5 in the morning but didn’t share the news right away. “Oh I didn’t call anybody. Didn’t want to wake anyone up,” he said.

He’s might be a man of few words, but his performance as Rayon in “Dallas Buyers Club” is nothing short of brilliant. And playing a transgender woman has certainly brought a spotlight to the community. “It’s been wonderful and supportive and generous — from the very beginning when I started research and preparation for the role,” Leto told HuffPost.

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He described being nominated for the film as “truly mind-blowing” and “a thrill,” but clarified that there’s some anxiety involved. “It’s a great time to stress out about what you’re going to say for 45 seconds,” Leto said, musing about his potential acceptance speech. Luckily, Leto will have more than enough support at the awards Sunday — he’s bringing his mother and brother as his dates. “It’s the whole family. And that’s just a dream. I couldn’t think of a better way to do it.” Leto said.

Staring directly into the actor’s electric blue eyes causes one to consider to a certain theory that Leto does not age (Google images of Leto in 1994 and 2014). Unfortunately, HuffPost could not confirm with the 42-year-old the validity of whether or not he is in fact the real life Dorian Gray. “I don’t know. I have no idea,” said Leto. “But I’m sure happy to be alive.”

There might not be an aging painting of Jared Leto locked away in his house, but based on reputable Oscar predictions, there likely will soon be a little gold man in its place.

“Dallas Buyers Club” is nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Actor for Matthew McConaughey and Best Original Screenplay. This is Leto’s first Academy Award nomination.
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The Fashion Designer’s Textile Directory: A Guide to Fabrics’ Properties, Characteristics, and Garment-Design Potential

The Fashion Designer’s Textile Directory: A Guide to Fabrics’ Properties, Characteristics, and Garment-Design Potential


This valuable materials directory for professional dressmakers and fashion designers is also a good reference source for students of fashion design, as well as for those who make their own garments. The author points out the best fabrics for creating specific garments, explaining how each fabric’s qualities make it suitable for various items of apparel. Knowing which fabrics can support a structured silhouette is fundamental to fashion design, and this book explains the use of stiff or crisply textured fabrics for tailored garments, as well as soft textured fabrics for rounded forms. Ornamentation is also discussed, and includes advice on how to work with different fabrics to create what author Gail Baugh classifies as opulent, simple, and in-between decorative effects. The book’s additional features include: Fiber characteristics charts Weave charts and knit charts with fabric names and photos A glossary of terms and definitions Lists of textile suppliers, online stores, and study resources This directory of textiles and their uses is profusely illustrated with more than 500 color photos.

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The Ultimate Questions Book – Wellness: A Coach’s Guide to Unlock Client Potential

The Ultimate Questions Book – Wellness: A Coach’s Guide to Unlock Client Potential


Asking powerful questions shifts the way we approach problems by creating curiosity and engaging creativity, leading to solutions. The quality of the questions we ask directly influences the actions we take. It’s not just about what you ask, but how you ask the question that gets results. High quality questions clarify, evaluate, probe, prioritize, define choice, address obstacles and create a vision. The right question can make all the difference. The Ultimate Questions Book on WELLNESS is one in a series of books containing high quality questions that are designed for specific coaching categories to help coaches, health care professionals, personal trainers, and mind-body practitioners get to the heart of the issue fast. Inside you will find hundreds of questions, examples of when to use specific types of questions, a WELLNESS Wheel with Lists of Questions under each Wheel Quadrant, WELLNESS Quotes, An Open & Closed-Ended Questions List, How to Design SMART Goals, and a WELLNESS Values List. This book goes beyond having a list of possible questions. Although this book is designed around how to ask a question and what questions to ask that’s not all you will receive. The information and resources found in this book can also help you develop your business through: Designing Your Signature Program Generating Product & Program Ideas Creating Evaluation Tools Workshop & Seminar Development Inspirational Incentives for Your Clients Prospect Pre-qualification Content for Newsletter & Articles Content for Social Media Marketing & Blogging

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