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Ideaism: How a Culture of Innovation Can Make the World a Better Place Craig "The Idea Man" Shames
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Size: 5.83" x 8.26"
Binding: Perfect Bound
ISBN: 9781090525741
In many ways we have reached the fulcrum of the future. A critical point in time where our collective actions will determine whether we continue to progress forward or suddenly move backwards. To reach our full potential we need new ways of thinking that make sense of the complexity of modern day life and improve our technological literacy. A fresh new approach that can guide us towards a better tomorrow. In short, what we need, now more than ever, is Ideaism. A social movement built around the idea that ingenuity, innovation, and inventiveness are the keys to making the world a better place. The keys to driving the engine of change forward. The keys to ensuring that pr ...
Thanks, You Shouldn't Have! Memoirs of a Pencil Pusher Rick Schmoyer
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Size: 6" x 9"
Binding: Perfect Bound
How does it feel to know your career has been a waste? If you’re concerned about waste in government, then read this book! At the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, statistician Rick Schmoyer is an ordinary Joe Schmo. Amidst government bureaucracy, bloat, and waste, he makes a living, but not a difference, and although he gets an occasional boost in such unlikely trappings as the Paperwork Reduction Act, his career teeters on the brink of failure. Outside work Rick finds recurrent salvation in bicycling Tennessee back roads and canoeing TVA lakes, but even in the roads and lakes, he sees bureaucracy and waste. At work, when his boss directs him to work at least forty-five hours per we ...