Bay of Pigs and Cuban Missile Crisis: Presidential Decision-Making and its Effect on Military Employment During the Kennedy Administration – Fidel Castro, Domino Theory, Covert Operations, Khrushchev

Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study investigates the methods by which President John F. Kennedy arrived at decisions to deploy the military in the conduct of foreign policy. Specifically, the events covered are the Bay of Pigs, which represents the nadir of Kennedy’s foreign policy experience, and the Cuban Missile Crisis, […]

Therapeutic Letter Writing from School Counselors to Students, Parents, And Teachers.

This article discusses therapeutic letter writing by school counselors as a way of enhancing effectiveness of direct services to students. Writing as an effective therapeutic tool has been well-documented, and therapeutic letter writing specifically has been shown to have positive effects. This article provides a brief literature review, along with sample letters that might be […]

The Growth Mindset

If you’ve ever wanted to experience personal and/or professional growth, but haven’t been able to find practical ways to develop and implement this vital knowledge, this book has the inside track information you’ve been searching for! Co-written by a personal growth researcher and life coach, and a top business executive who also teaches and trains […]

Bank Funding, Financial Instruments and Decision-Making in the Banking Industry

This book provides insight into current research topics in finance and banking in the aftermath of the financial crisis. Expert authors authoritatively analyse how banks finance their activities and resolve funding issues. Chapters specifically discuss financial instruments such as corporate bonds, IPOs, sukuks and microfinance investment vehicles (MIVs) in light of the importance of institutional […]

The Role of School Counselors in Addressing Sexual Orientation in Schools (Report)

Issues of sexual orientation are relevant to multiple levels of the school community, including students, school professionals, and schools as institutions. School counselors, with their developmental training, systems perspective, and commitment to diversity, are unique& positioned to be leaders in efforts not only to provide support for students engaged in the process of recognizing and […]

Healing from Hidden Abuse

Within every community, toxic people can be found hiding in families, couples, companies, and places of worship. The cryptic nature of psychological abuse involves repetitious mind games played by one individual or a group of people. Psychological abuse leaves no bruises. There are no broken bones. There are no holes in the walls. The bruises, […]

Purpose-Centered Career Development: A Strengths-Based Approach to Finding Meaning and Purpose in Careers (Perspectives FROM THE Field) (Report)

Although having a sense of purpose and meaning in life has been found to play an important role in overall life and career satisfaction, this is not an area that is typically cultivated during career exploration activities. This article provides a model for aiding students in developing a sense of purpose in their career search […]

Barking Up the Wrong Tree

Wall Street Journal Bestseller Much of the advice we’ve been told about achievement is logical, earnest…and downright wrong. In Barking Up the Wrong Tree, Eric Barker reveals the extraordinary science behind what actually determines success and most importantly, how anyone can achieve it. You’ll learn: • Why valedictorians rarely become millionaires, and how your biggest […]

Data-based Decision Making in Education

In a context where schools are held more and more accountable for the education they provide, data-based decision making has become increasingly important. This book brings together scholars from several countries to examine data-based decision making. Data-based decision making in this book refers to making decisions based on a broad range of evidence, such as scores […]