The Hard Hat

The Hard Hat
Author: Jon Gordon
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 128
Release: 2015-05-04
Genre: Business & Economics
ISBN: 9781119120117

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Great teammates don’t just impact you today; they impact you for the rest of your life. From the moment Jon Gordon heard about George Boiardi and the Hard Hat he was intrigued and captivated. Over the years he visited George’s coaches, attended several “21 Dinners” held in his honor, met his family, talked to his teammates and observed how he inspired all who knew him. The Hard Hat is an unforgettable true story about a selfless, loyal, joyful, hard-working, competitive, and compassionate leader and teammate, the impact he had on his team and program and the lessons we can learn from him. The book features: A True Story about George Boiardi, his Team and their Legacy. 21 Lessons to be a Great Teammate Insights from George’s Teammates and Coaches that Bring the Lessons to Life. 21 Exercises to help you Build a Great Team Infused with practical insights and life changing lessons, The Hard Hat will inspire you to be the best teammate you can be and to build a great team. *100% of author’s royalties go to support the Mario St. George Boiardi Foundation

The Hard Hat for Kids

The Hard Hat for Kids
Author: Jon Gordon,Lauren M. Gallagher
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 48
Release: 2018-10-09
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN: 9781119430261

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An inspiring story with lessons on teamwork—written for kids, but valuable to everyone Adapted from Jon Gordon’s bestseller The Hard Hat, The Hard Hat for Kids is an inspiring story that teaches children how to be a great teammate. An engaging tale that resonates with all children, the 10 Ways to be a Great Teammate and the “We before Me” philosophy, make this book an enjoyable read and an invaluable teaching tool for coaches, teachers, and parents. The Hard Hat for Kids presents practical insights and life-changing lessons that are immediately applicable to everyday situations, giving kids—and adults—a new outlook on cooperation, friendship, and the selfless nature of true teamwork. Mickey is a spunky talented basketball lover who has always dreamed about playing on her school’s team. On the first day of practice, she learns of a special award given to the best teammate—and soon discovers that there is a big difference between being the best player and being the best teammate. What follows is an unforgettable story about selflessness, loyalty, hard work, and compassion, and a clear lesson on putting the team first. Author Jon Gordon is a renowned storyteller with a knack for making life lessons stick. For this book he has teamed up with Dr. Lauren Gallagher, a school psychologist and mental skills coach who shares her passion for bringing valuable lessons to children in a way that is fun and educational. Fittingly, Dr. Gallagher is also the wife of Jon’s college lacrosse teammate at Cornell University where the Hard Hat tradition began. This book continues Jon’s unique way of merging everyday wisdom with practical advice to make you better at everything that you do. The Hard Hat for Kids tells a moving story of teamwork and friendship which is sure to be enjoyed by families, sports teams, and classrooms of children everywhere.

The Hardhat Riot

The Hardhat Riot
Author: David Paul Kuhn
Publsiher: Oxford University Press, USA
Total Pages: 404
Release: 2020
Genre: Anti-war demonstrations
ISBN: 9780190064716

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"In May 1970, four days after Kent State, construction workers chased students through downtown Manhattan, beating scores of protesters bloody. As hardhats clashed with hippies, it soon became clear that something larger was underway- Democrats were at war with themselves. In The Hardhat Riot, David Paul Kuhn tells the fateful story of when the white working class first turned against liberalism, when Richard Nixon seized the breach, and America was forever changed. It was unthinkable one generation before: FDR's "forgotten man" siding with the party of Big Business and, ultimately, paving the way for presidencies from Ronald Reagan to Donald Trump. This is the story of the schism that tore liberalism apart. In this riveting story- rooted in meticulous research, including thousands of pages of never-before-seen records- we go back to a harrowing day that explains the politics of today. We experience an emerging class conflict between two newly polarized Americas,m and how it all boiled over on one brutal day, when the Democratic Part's future was bludgeoned by its past."--

Hard Hat Cat

Hard Hat Cat
Author: Jamie Kiffel-Alcheh
Publsiher: Millbrook Press
Total Pages: 24
Release: 2020-01-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
ISBN: 9781541584013

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A glimpse into life in an Israeli neighborhood featuring a boy, a cat and a construction site

Hard Hat

Hard Hat
Author: Bonnie Bryant
Publsiher: Skylark
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2013-01-30
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
ISBN: 9780307826022

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Stevie's on the loose in New York City! Stevie Lake thinks she knows everything there is to know about getting along in New York City -- until she meets Regina Evans. Regina is the daughter of a New York friend of Stevie's mom. When Stevie and her mother visit the city, Mrs. Lake and Mrs. Evans catch up on old times -- while Regina introduces Stevie to her friends and their favorite hangouts. It's a lot of fun until an accident leaves Regina and Stevie in real danger. But just when things look worst, Stevie gets a chance to prove that a horse can always save the day -- even in New York City

The Girl in the Hard Hat

The Girl in the Hard Hat
Author: Loretta Hill
Publsiher: Random House Australia
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2013-01-02
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9781742756813

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From the author of the bestselling The Girl in Steel-Capped Boots comes another romance novel set in the Australian outback. Perfect for rom com fans! Wendy Hopkins arrives in the Pilbara to search for the father who abandoned her at birth. Getting mixed up in construction site politics at the Iron Ore wharf just out of town was not high on her ‘to do’ list. But when she takes a job as their new Safety Manager she becomes the most hated person in the area. Nicknamed ‘The Sergeant’, she is the butt of every joke and the prime target of notorious womanizer, Gavin Jones. Giving up is not an option, though. For, as it turns out, only Wendy can save these workers from the impending cyclone, find a man who wants to stay buried and ... put a bad boy firmly in his place. The Girl in the Hard Hat is a deliciously romantic and funny love story, and set to be the perfect summer read!

The Emperor Has No Hard Hat

The Emperor Has No Hard Hat
Author: Alan Quilley
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2010
Genre: Industrial safety
ISBN: 0973748524

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Hard Hat Heroes

Hard Hat Heroes
Author: Molly Beth Griffin
Publsiher: Picture Window Books
Total Pages: 32
Release: 2019-08
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
ISBN: 9781515844211

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Crash! Boom! Bang! The school is under construction, so Stella the Mouse, Nico the Toad, Delilah the Spider, and Bo the Parakeet grab their hard hats to explore. The art room, music room, and media center are a mess, and they can't find Goldie the Goldfish. Is all of this construction worth the mess and stress? This early chapter book from the School Sidekicks series will answer that very question.

Hard Hats Rednecks and Macho Men

Hard Hats  Rednecks  and Macho Men
Author: Derek Nystrom
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 264
Release: 2009-10-21
Genre: Performing Arts
ISBN: 9780190450663

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Everywhere you look in 1970s American cinema, you find white working-class men. They bring a violent conclusion to Easy Rider, murdering the film's representatives of countercultural alienation and disaffection. They lurk in the Georgia woods of Deliverance, attacking outsiders in a manner that evokes the South's recent history of racial violence and upheaval. They haunt the singles nightclubs of Looking for Mr. Goodbar, threatening the film's newly liberated heroine with patriarchal violence. They strut through the disco clubs of Saturday Night Fever, dancing to music whose roots in post-Stonewall homosexuality invite ambiguity that the men ignore. Hard Hats, Rednecks, and Macho Men argues that the persistent appearance of working-class characters in these and other films of the 1970s reveals the powerful role class played in the key social and political developments of the decade, such as the decline of the New Left and counterculture, the re-emergence of the South as the Sunbelt, and the rise of the women's and gay liberation movements. Examining the "youth cult" film, the neo-Western "southern," and the "new nightlife" film, Nystrom shows how these cinematic renderings of white working-class masculinity actually tell us more about the crises facing the middle class during the 1970s than about working-class experience itself. Hard Hats thus demonstrates how these representations of the working class serve as fantasies about a class Other-fantasies that offer imaginary resolutions to middle-class anxieties provoked by the decade's upheavals. Drawing on examples of iconic films from the era-Saturday Night Fever, Cruising, Five Easy Pieces, and Walking Tall, among others-Nystrom presents an incisive, evocative study of class and American cinema during one of the nation's most tumultuous decades.

Hard Hat Area

Hard Hat Area
Author: Susan L. Roth
Publsiher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Total Pages: 40
Release: 2004-09-03
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
ISBN: 9781582349466

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Construction workers ask Kristen, a young apprentice, to bring them snacks and supplies. Provides information on the workers' jobs and equipment.

Hardhats Hippies and Hawks

Hardhats  Hippies  and Hawks
Author: Penny Lewis
Publsiher: Cornell University Press
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2013-05-15
Genre: History
ISBN: 9780801467806

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In the popular imagination, opposition to the Vietnam War was driven largely by college students and elite intellectuals, while supposedly reactionary blue-collar workers largely supported the war effort. In Hardhats, Hippies, and Hawks, Penny Lewis challenges this collective memory of class polarization. Through close readings of archival documents, popular culture, and media accounts at the time, she offers a more accurate "counter-memory" of a diverse, cross-class opposition to the war in Southeast Asia that included the labor movement, working-class students, soldiers and veterans, and Black Power, civil rights, and Chicano activists. Lewis investigates why the image of antiwar class division gained such traction at the time and has maintained such a hold on popular memory since. Identifying the primarily middle-class culture of the early antiwar movement, she traces how the class interests of its first organizers were reflected in its subsequent forms. The founding narratives of class-based political behavior, Lewis shows, were amplified in the late 1960s and early 1970s because the working class, in particular, lacked a voice in the public sphere, a problem that only increased in the subsequent period, even as working-class opposition to the war grew. By exposing as false the popular image of conservative workers and liberal elites separated by an unbridgeable gulf, Lewis suggests that shared political attitudes and actions are, in fact, possible between these two groups.

Cracklin Rosie

Cracklin  Rosie
Author: Lissa Matthews
Publsiher: Entangled: Select Contemporary
Total Pages: 100
Release: 2017-08-21
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9781640632400

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Rosie loves food. She loves serving it in her small town diner and writing about it in her blog. Her life is full, happy, and uncomplicated, until a large tree limb crashes through her house roof during a storm, and sexy roofer Decker and his tool belt become a tempting complication. Rosie’s not used to being vulnerable, so the idea of Decker behind her with a strip of leather in his hand shouldn’t be turning her on as much as it is. Decker’s not put off by the prickly woman whose roof he’s fixing. In fact, the more prickly she gets, the more he wants her and turns on the charm. After a few hotter-than-hot kisses, Decker is more than willing to give her every red stripe she’s begging for. Now and forever. Each book in the Blue Jeans and Hard Hats series is a standalone story that can be enjoyed in any order. Series order: Book #1: Sweet Caroline Book #2: Cracklin’ Rosie Book #3: Forever in Blue Jeans

The Seed

The Seed
Author: Jon Gordon
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2011-05-31
Genre: Business & Economics
ISBN: 9780470888568

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A business fable to help you discover your purpose in work and life New from Jon Gordon, the international and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The Energy Bus, The Seed takes you on a quest for the meaning and passion behind work. Josh, an up-and-comer at his company, is disenchanted with his job. Challenged by his boss to take two weeks to decide if he really wants to work there, Josh takes off for the country, where he meets a wise farmer who gives him a seed and a promise: find the right place to plant the seed, and his purpose will be revealed. Through Josh's journey cross-country journey, you'll find surprising new sources of wisdom and inspiration in your own business and life. Nobody captures the deeper meaning of business like Jon Gordon, and The Seed is his most searching and significant book yet. Whatever your profession, take this insightful look at the purpose behind work, and plant The Seed of inspiration in your life!

The Pink Hard Hat a Woman s Guide to Resilience

The Pink Hard Hat a Woman s Guide to Resilience
Author: Louise Fitzgerald-Baker
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 172
Release: 2019-11-15
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: 168965905X

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Let's start a conversation about financial resilience. If you lost your job or relationship today, would you be OK? The fact is that thousands of women in Australia are not. Women over 55 are the fastest growing homeless group in this country, and it's a trend echoed in the UK and US. Most of these women were not born into poverty, just poorly insulated from it. Drawing on inspiring multi-generational stories, Louise Fitzgerald-Baker shows how to build strength and resilience in all aspects of our lives, starting with business and finance. A successful property developer, Louise risked losing everything when the industry hit a downturn. The stress took its toll and she had to urgently look after her health and wellbeing.In the process, she realised that she wasn't alone. Many women told Louise they'd suddenly realised the ground had shifted. They had to re-think who they were and how they could continue to contribute to the world in a meaningful way.'The Pink Hard Hat' is Louise's metaphor for financial insulation. It's all about building a life of security, resilience and purpose. So pull on your hard hat and your steel-capped boots, and start investing in yourself now. Louise is on a mission to change the plight of accidental poverty for women today. She wrote this book to start the conversation about money. Louise believes Are you OK? should extend to our financial wellbeing. And that as women, we need to share our stories and insights to help each other along. Each one, teach one. In that way we can build our resilience, capacity and community. www.thepinkhardhat.com.au

Nixonland

Nixonland
Author: Rick Perlstein
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 896
Release: 2010-07-29
Genre: History
ISBN: 1451606265

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An exciting e-format containing 27 video clips taken directly from the CBS news archive of a brilliant, best-selling account of the Nixon era by one of America’s most talented young historians. Between 1965 and 1972 America experienced a second civil war. Out of its ashes, the political world we know today was born. Nixonland begins in the blood and fire of the Watts riots-one week after President Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act, and nine months after his historic landslide victory over Barry Goldwater seemed to have heralded a permanent liberal consensus. The next year scores of liberals were thrown out of Congress, America was more divided than ever-and a disgraced politician was on his way to a shocking comeback: Richard Nixon. Six years later, President Nixon, harvesting the bitterness and resentment borne of that blood and fire, was reelected in a landslide even bigger than Johnson's, and the outlines of today's politics of red-and-blue division became already distinct. Cataclysms tell the story of Nixonland: • Angry blacks burning down their neighborhoods, while suburbanites defend home and hearth with shotguns. • The civil war over Vietnam, the assassinations, the riot at the Democratic National Convention. • Richard Nixon acceding to the presidency pledging a new dawn of national unity--and governing more divisively than any before him. • The rise of twin cultures of left- and right-wing vigilantes, Americans literally bombing and cutting each other down in the streets over political differences. •And, finally, Watergate, the fruit of a president who rose by matching his own anxieties and dreads with those of an increasingly frightened electorate--but whose anxieties and dreads produced a criminal conspiracy in the Oval Office.