Score: 4.5
From 740 Ratings

Peak


  • Author: Roland Smith
  • Release Date : 2008-08-01
  • Genre: Action & Adventure
  • File Size: 7361812 Bytes


The only thing you’ll find on the summit of Mount Everest is a divine view. The things that really matter lie far below. – Peak MarcelloAfter fourteen-year-old Peak Marcello is arrested for scaling a New York City skyscraper, he's left with two choices: wither away in Juvenile Detention or go live with his long-lost father, who runs a climbing company in Thailand. But Peak quickly learns that his father's renewed interest in him has strings attached. Big strings. As owner of Peak Expeditions, he wants his son to be the youngest person to reach the Everest summit--and his motives are selfish at best. Even so, for a climbing addict like Peak, tackling Everest is the challenge of a lifetime. But it's also one that could cost him his life. Roland Smi...

Score: 4.5
From 51 Ratings

Peak


  • Author: Anders Ericsson & Robert Pool
  • Release Date : 2016-04-05
  • Genre: Self-Improvement
  • File Size: 4930078 Bytes


“This book is a breakthrough, a lyrical, powerful, science-based narrative that actually shows us how to get better (much better) at the things we care about.”—Seth Godin, author of Linchpin“Anyone who wants to get better at anything should read [Peak]. Rest assured that the book is not mere theory. Ericsson’s research focuses on the real world, and he explains in detail, with examples, how all of us can apply the principles of great performance in our work or in any other part of our lives.”—Fortune Anders Ericsson has made a career studying chess champions, violin virtuosos, star athletes, and memory mavens. Peak distills three decades of myth-shattering research into a powerful learning strategy that is fundamentally different from t...

Peak
Score: 4
From 123 Ratings

Peak


  • Author : Roland Smith
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2008-08-01
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0547417179


Peak Book Description :

The only thing you’ll find on the summit of Mount Everest is a divine view. The things that really matter lie far below. – Peak Marcello After fourteen-year-old Peak Marcello is arrested for scaling a New York City skyscraper, he's left with two choices: wither away in Juvenile Detention or go live with his long-lost father, who runs a climbing company in Thailand. But Peak quickly learns that his father's renewed interest in him has strings attached. Big strings. As owner of Peak Expeditions, he wants his son to be the youngest person to reach the Everest summit--and his motives are selfish at best. Even so, for a climbing addict like Peak, tackling Everest is the challenge of a lifetime. But it's also one that could cost him his life. Roland Sm...

Peak
Score: 5
From 2 Ratings

Peak


  • Author : Anders Ericsson
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2016-04-05
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780544456259


Peak Book Description :

“This book is a breakthrough, a lyrical, powerful, science-based narrative that actually shows us how to get better (much better) at the things we care about.”—Seth Godin, author of Linchpin “Anyone who wants to get better at anything should read [Peak]. Rest assured that the book is not mere theory. Ericsson’s research focuses on the real world, and he explains in detail, with examples, how all of us can apply the principles of great performance in our work or in any other part of our lives.”—Fortune Anders Ericsson has made a career studying chess champions, violin virtuosos, star athletes, and memory mavens. Peak distills three decades of myth-shattering research into a powerful learning strategy that is fundamentally different from ...

Radar Systems  Peak Detection and Tracking

Radar Systems Peak Detection and Tracking


  • Author : Michael Kolawole
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0750657731


Radar Systems Peak Detection and Tracking Book Description :

Preface. PART I: Essential Relational Functions; Understanding Radar Fundamentals; Antenna Physics and Radar Measurements; The Radar Equations; Antenna Arrays. PART II IONOSPHERE AND HF SKYWAVE RADAR: The Ionosphere and Its Effect on HF Skywave Propagation; Skywave radar. PART III PROBABILITY THEORY, DECISION THEORY AND SIGNAL PEAK DETECTION: Elements of probability theory and statistical concepts; Decision theory; Signal Peak Detection. PART IV: Parameter Estimation and Filtering; Tracking. Conclusion; Summary; References; Problems; Glossary of Terms; Index....

Peak

Peak


  • Author : K. Anders Ericsson
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2016-04-05
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780143196464


Peak Book Description :

For the first time in decades of groundbreaking research, the inventor of the 10,000-hour rule explains his techniques for developing mastery of any skill We live in a world full of people with extraordinary abilities. Consider what Roger Federer can do with a tennis ball, or Connor McDavid with a puck. There are chess grandmasters who can play several dozen different games simultaneously--while blindfolded--and a seemingly unending supply of young musical prodigies who would have astonished aficionados a century ago. We are dramatically better at just about everything than we were just a generation ago. We assume, though, that these peak performers are the lucky ones, the ones with a gift. That's only partly true. The fact is we are all lucky. We al...

Colorado s Indian Peaks
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Colorado s Indian Peaks


  • Author : Gerry Roach
  • Publisher : Fulcrum Publishing
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1555914047


Colorado s Indian Peaks Book Description :

Located just south of Rocky Mountain National Park, this popular region is one of the most accessible hiking and climbing areas in the West. In this concise and fully up-to-date guidebook, Gerry Roach shares his firsthand knowledge and experience, offering readers a chance to explore some of Colorado's finest mountain trails. Photos & maps....

Peak
Score: 3.5
From 2 Ratings

Peak


  • Author : Chip Conley
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2007-09-21
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0787988618


Peak Book Description :

After fifteen years of rising to the pinnacle of the hospitality industry, Chip Conley's company was suddenly undercapitalized and overexposed in the post-dot.com, post-9/11 economy. For relief and inspiration, Conley, the CEO and founder of Joie de Vivre Hospitality, turned to psychologist Abraham Maslow's iconic Hierarchy of Needs. This book explores how Conley's company "the second largest boutique hotelier in the world" overcame the storm that hit the travel industry by applying Maslow's theory to what Conley identifies as the key Relationship Truths in business with Employees, Customers and Investors. Part memoir, part theory, and part application, the book tells of Joie de Vivre's remarkable transformation while providing real world examples fr...

Peak Oil Debate

Peak Oil Debate


  • Author : Laurel Graefe
  • Publisher : DIANE Publishing
  • Release Date : 2011-04
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781437922592


Peak Oil Debate Book Description :

For the past half-century, a debate has raged over when ¿peak oil¿ will occur ¿ the point at which output can no longer increase and production begins to level off or gradually decline. Determining how long the oil supply will last has become even more pressing because the world¿s energy supply still relies heavily on oil, and global energy demand is expected to rise steeply over the next twenty years. This article seeks to bring the peak oil debate into focus. The author provides definitions of frequently used terms, delineating types of reserves and conventional versus non-conventional resources. She also discusses how technological innovations, gov¿t. policies, and prices influence oil production. Illus. A print on demand report....

Peak Oil Prep

Peak Oil Prep


  • Author : Mick Winter
  • Publisher : Westsong Pub
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: House & Home
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780965900041


Peak Oil Prep Book Description :

How you can help your family, neighborhood and community prepare for Peak Oil, climate change, and economic collapse and live a more sustainable, money-saving lifestyle. A practical handbook of ideas, suggestions, and book and Internet resources....

Earl Mindell s Peak Performance Bible
Score: 3.5
From 2 Ratings

Earl Mindell s Peak Performance Bible


  • Author : Carol Colman
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2001-09-24
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780743211529


Earl Mindell s Peak Performance Bible Book Description :

You Can Be Stronger, Smarter, Sexier, and Healthier! ONE OF THE BESTSELLING NAMES IN VITAMINS, HERBS, AND SUPPLEMENTS, DR. EARL MINDELL TAKES ON THE HOTTEST CATEGORY IN NATURAL PRODUCTS: PERFORMANCE ENHANCERS THAT WILL MAKE YOU STRONGER, SMARTER, SEXIER, AND HEALTHIER. CONSUMERS ARE SPENDING MORE THAN 10 BILLION DOLLARS ANNUALLY ON THESE PRODUCTS. BUT NOT ALL OF THEM WORK -- SOME ARE REALLY EFFECTIVE, SOME ARE DOWNRIGHT DANGEROUS, AND SOME ARE A COMPLETE WASTE OF MONEY. Earl Mindell's Peak Performance Bible will take the mystery out of performance enhancers, which are crowding out an earlier generation of vitamins and herbs in health-food stores around the country. These hot products include: The new cancer-fighting supplement that helps build bigger...

Mental Training for Peak Performance
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Mental Training for Peak Performance


  • Author : Steven Ungerleider
  • Publisher : Rodale
  • Release Date : 2005-09-15
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1594860289


Mental Training for Peak Performance Book Description :

Features suggestions and mind exercises to help athletes in many sports, including cycling, golf, running, swimming, tennis, and weightlifting....