Discover books written by Golden Key Academy Thought Leaders:
Stifled: Where Good Leaders Go Wrong
A leader recognizes a person’s potential—a great leader helps develop that potential to its fullest. Golden Key Thought Leader James Wetrich this book which explores the techniques of successful leaders and managers in detail, offering ideas and solutions to all the challenges facing today’s organizations.
Live, Learn, Love: With an Open Heart Life Lessons on Cultivating Healthy and Meaningful Relationships
Golden Key Alumna Teriece Cherell addresses elements for fostering healthy, successful relationships and how it contributes to our overall success and growth as individuals in this inspirational self-help book. Life has many lessons to teach, and through our relationships, we discover who we really are. Through relationships, we realize that the power of choice lies within each of us.
Redefining Normal: How Two Foster Kids Beat The Odds and Discovered Healing, Happiness and Love
Golden Key Thought Leaders Alexis and Justin Black put forward a thoughtful exchange of ideas and personal experiences illustrating how anybody, no matter their backgrounds, can have a life of self-empowerment and joy. If you like honest tales of triumph, refreshing transparency, and resilient faith in God, then you’ll adore Justin and Alexis’ inspirational story.
I Refuse to Let You Give Up: To My Teens Who Feel All Hope Is Gone...
Golden Key Thought Leader LaMarcus Hall has written a book to encourage others who are facing adversity. This book can also be used to empower teenagers who may be suffering from low self-esteem, picked on for being smart, or one who cannot determine their future. Never give up! See it through!
Hollywood Horrors: Murders, Scandals, and Cover-Ups from Tinseltown
Golden Key Thought Leader Andrea Van Landingham created this collection of stories that takes you on a journey into the golden age, illuminating the space between the airy fantasy and the gritty reality of life in Hollywood. It’s magical, it’s ugly and dirty, it’s the land of dreams…it’s Hollywood.
Welcome to parenthood: How to design a fabulous family life
“Suni has laid the foundations for frank and open conversations with ourselves, our partners and our children, to define and build rock solid relationships as we travel through life together. What I perhaps love most is that while it’s packed with suggestions on WHAT to do and how to build a strong and fabulous family dynamic from day dot, it emphasizes the need for us to look after our needs as an individual along the way. A book every parent should read.”~ Alexx Stuart, Author and Founder of Low Tox Life
The College Strategy: How Ambitious Students Create Workplace Value While on Campus
Go Far: How Endurance Sports Help You Win At Life
Endurance sports can help personally and professionally as they teach us how to take on adversity, handle challenges, combat stress, and have fun. Learn to cultivate what you have in order to find adventure in everyday life and use the skills you uncover to help you win and go far.
Home at the Office: Working Remotely as a Way of Life
Golden Key Alumna Barbori Garnet shares how you can enjoy the rewards of freedom, flexibility, and independence found by working remotely. This book will help you work remotely through any age and stage of life, understand the work-from-home mindset, and learn the skills and character traits needed for remote work.
Dream Notes: My Daily Dream Journal
Golden Key Thought Leader Lisa Walker-Holloway created this Dream themed notebook to provide a space dedicated to capture dreams before turning them into goals. It serves as a special place to capture thoughts, and keep daily reflections, goals and to do lists, top of mind.
Trust: Moving Forward When You Don't Have All the Answers
Too often, as we go through life, we hide the scars of our most painful experiences. Because we’ve chosen to hide, we deny ourselves the ability to heal through shared experience and connectivity with others who know exactly what we feel, felt, and found.
The Haunting Storm of 1900
A first-year medical student encounters local legends of pirates, hellhounds, and spectral voices, and must make a life-altering decision: does he believe in these supernatural happenings, or not? Based on the real tall tales of Jean Lafitte, immerse yourself in an authentic turn of the century island setting, and prepare for a haunting-good time.
The Crystal Channelers and the Last Reincarnation
There comes a time on Earth for all life to be renewed, and for past truths to be known. Following the lives of six seemingly normal Australians, this globetrotting, time-travelling set of books is certain to rivet anyone who relishes richly drawn characters, unrestrained imagination, abundant humour, and a dash of romance.
All About You: 300 Questions of Self-Discovery
With over 300 questions that spark creativity and document your amazing adventures, this book will help you keep your most important memories organized. Use it as an opportunity to gain perspective on experiences, a great conversation starter, or as a beautiful keepsake for yourself or someone you love.
52-Week Mental Health Journal
Poems of Love and Hope
The poems were written with the purpose to spread the message that, even during this time of isolation and seemingly ever-present social unrest, love and hope still exist. Through poetry, I tell my personal love story and express my faith in God, a faith that produces hope for the present and the future.
Spoken Word of a Pearl: Raw
This work of art is dedicated to those who are resilient. It is dedicated to the dreamer and for the individuals who persevere in spite of their fragility. This is dedicated to the individual who is classified as an undefined variant of a being; living life without being boxed in.
House of the Flying Snakes: Operation Algorithm: Volume 2
In this second volume of the Libertaire saga, the spy master takes us on a mission in the land of the Flying Snakes-Angola. In conjunction with Libertaire’s ongoing war with the Council of Five he faces the Chinese and the ruthless Major Yuan.
United New Africa: Book One
After the deadly viral pandemic of 2025 that killed sixty percent of the world’s population, a small group of survivors in Seattle, Washington find themselves in conflict with the Army of New America. Read about their exciting battles, allies, and triumphs while struggling to create United New Africa.
Atlantis: The Akashic Trials
Intuition to Fruition: From My Inside to My Outside
My book is a self-reflection, introspection type of piece, based on my experience with health issues and trauma. I hope to offer the insights I’ve learned, along with my journey to help others struggling with feeling stuck or that there’s no step they can take.
When Cammy, Seattle hipster, part-time barista and college student, survives an attack by a pack of vampires, she resolves to learn more about what is going on in the shadows of her city. She discovers is that none other than Dracula himself is involved in vampire abatement efforts. The unlikely duo bring their disparate skill sets together in an effort to put down a mysterious horde of Hollywood-style vampires.
Incongruent: Travel, Trauma, Transformation
A story of finding ourselves and our personal dharma even in the midst of life’s wreckage, becoming resolute about who we are, what we stand for, and who we want to be in this life. A story of growth, challenge and perseverance, Incongruent inspires readers to dive into their own life journey to consider the possibility that they have more potential than they are currently tapping into.
Damnation in Matthew Lewis's the Monk: A Hermeneutic-Phenomenological Approach
When Ambrosio in Matthew Lewis’s gothic masterpiece, The Monk, signs a contract relegating his soul to Satan and eternal damnation, he has reached the culmination of mental anguish, of his self wrestling with his conscience along a defined path to damnation. This book explores this path through the symbols at each step.
Return to the Sea: A Guide to Open Water Swimming in Mallorca, Spain
Return to the Sea is a guidebook to open water swimming on the island of Mallorca, Spain. Key concepts in preparation, safety, and equipment are covered. Along the coastline of this island there are exciting easy, intermediate and advanced open water swims.
Betty Friedan and Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Shared Ideas and the Four Waves of Feminism
Feminist Betty Friedan was perceived by many in society as a radical feminist; however, examining Friedan from a historical perspective, her ideas were not new feminist theory, but similar to the beliefs of Elizabeth Cady Stanton – a feminist theorist thought in her era to be overtly radical, too. Their primary dogmatic intersection – that gender equality should be accessible to the masses – intertwines with similar themes.
Nine From Aberdeen: U.S. Army Bomb Disposal in the Second World War
Using documents, photographs, and oral interviews, the author presents a cross-section of U.S. Army and Air Force Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) operations spanning three major theaters; Mediterranean, European, and the Pacific. Special emphasis is given to the ETO, where Col. Thomas Kane (Army EOD’s founding father) served as Gen. Eisenhower’s chief bomb disposal officer.
Search Engine Content Analysis
We present an automatic ontology learning method which trains an ontology with world knowledge of hundreds of different subjects in a three-level taxonomy covering all the documents offered in our training set. We then mine this ontology to find important classification rules, and then use these rules to perform an extensive analysis of the content of the largest general purpose Internet search engines in use today.
Location Technologies in Place-Based Crime Prevention : A Review of Existing Research
This text reviews existing literature and offers a hotspot policing model that capitalizes on location data in hotspot enforcement. Using multiple data sources, and an optimum hotspot intervention technique, the goal of preventing crime by using predictive policing models to inform officer deployment and staffing decisions is plausible.
How to Achieve Network Security: Using Risk Assessment and Game Theory to Protect Your Systems (CyberNightmares)
This handbook is intended to alert you to a surprising amount of control you can assert in the seemingly unending cyber-barrage on your networks, your company and personal devices, as well as your clients’ personally identifiable information.
Restoring Justice : Basic themes in victim-centered criminal justice models
The book introduces readers to the core concepts of restorative justice, with a focus on meeting the needs of crime victims and society. The text explores the shortcomings of the traditional retributive justice model, and evaluates the challenges associated with implementing restorative justice programs.
Foundations of Social Responsibility and Its Application to Change
The authors introduce the readers to the topic of sustainability and describe the foundation, theory, concepts, and principles with various case examples and perspectives on the triple bottom line, scale-free networks, and social and business systems. They deliver to the reader a blueprint for developing a change management strategy for fostering a socially responsible environment.
From Ferguson to Frankfurt: Examining Police Use of Deadly Force in the United States and Germany
Singapore Shorts Stories that Inspire
Discover stories from 8 amazing people between the ages of 16 to 65 changing their ecosystem to lead meaningful and impactful life. In a first world country such as Singapore, although there exist vulnerable people, the key to its success is for all people to have first world thinking as to shape their destiny.
Buen Vivir as an Alternative to Sustainable Development: Lessons from Ecuador
This book, based on extensive theoretical and field research of Buen Vivir as an alternative to sustainable development, fills that gap and offers a concrete way forward. It uses an ethnographic study in Cotacachi County, of Ecuador’s highland communities, to explore how communities understand and practice Buen Vivir.
Motor City Green: A Century of Landscapes and Environmentalism in Detroit
Motor City Green is a history of green spaces in metropolitan Detroit from the late nineteenth to the early twenty-first century. The book focuses primarily on the history of gardens and parks in the city of Detroit and its suburbs in southeast Michigan.
Resilience - From Killing Fields to Boardroom
Dr. Rahim, a genocide survivor and refugee of the Khmer Rouge Killing Fields of Cambodia, developed the S.A.L.T. model of Surviving, Adapting, Loving, and Transforming as a means of helping him overcome the struggles of his youth, including prejudice, abuse, childhood violence, and dyslexia.
Divine Programming: Negotiating Christianity in American Dramatic Television Production 1996-2016
From the mid-90s to the present, television drama with religious content has come to reflect the growing cultural divide between white middle-America and concentrated urban elites. As author Charlotte E. Howell argues in this book, by 2016, television narratives of white Christianity had become entirely disconnected from the religion they were meant to represent.
Everyday Dispute Resolution: a plain language guide to conflict
This text distills decades of conflict research into a succinct, user-friendly guide, to help the average person understand how to engage conflict effectively. Conflict is inevitable and this book is perfect for families, couples, and anyone else who must deal with other people.
National Security Strategy and National Military Strategy in the United States: A Decade of Distinctions among National Strategies after 9/11
This book critically analyzes various national military and security strategies from 2002 until 2011, with an eye towards revealing inconsistencies among the various U.S. national strategy documents.
Wellbeing in Doctoral Education: Insights and Guidance from the Student Experience
In recent years, wellbeing has been increasingly recognized as an important aspect of doctoral education. Yet, few resources exist to help those who support doctoral students. This book offers a range of personal and engaging stories that highlight the diverse voices of doctoral students as they explore their own learning journeys.
Special Education Design and Development Tools for School Rehabilitation Professionals
Pedagogies and educational strategies can be applied across a student population, though they tend to have varied success. Developing adaptive teaching methods that provide quality experiences for students with varied disabilities are necessary to promote success for as many of these students as possible.
Handbook of Research on Critical Issues in Special Education for School Rehabilitation Practices
Rehabilitation professionals working with students with disabilities and their families face unique challenges in providing inclusive services. It is important for rehabilitation professionals to understand the best practices and learning systems for special education students and their wide range of needs and challenges.
Books for Boys: Manipulating genre in Contemporary Australian Young Adult Fiction
Books for Boys examines the ways masculinity is both represented in Australian young adult literature and representative of wider gender discourses. Coupling literary genre theory with a range of critical literary approaches, Troy Potter shows how genre is implicated in books for boys to respond to and shape public perceptions of masculinity.
Working Remotely: A Practical Guide for Librarians
Librarians are uniquely positioned to move themselves to remote work, while also maintaining connections to their patron base and their colleagues – but where to start? With worksheets and templates, anecdotes about what works easily and what might prove challenging, this book is ideal for today’s librarian.
One Hundred Mistakes Online Students Make
A comprehensive guide for current and future online students, written in plain language. This book is designed to help students avoid the pitfalls of online education and get the most out of their distance-learning experience, by setting realistic, achievable goals.
Lingering with the Works of Ted T. Aoki: Historical and Contemporary Significance for Curriculum Research and Practice
The influence of Aoki’s ideas, pedagogy, and philosophy on lived curriculum is vibrantly examined. Ultimately, the text celebrates an Aokian “way of being” whilst engaging a diversity of perspectives, knowledges, and philosophies in education to reflect on the contribution of his work and its continual enrichment of curriculum scholarship today.
What if Iron Man Suit can be designed?
The Iron Man Suit is a wearable suit apparatus incorporating an integrated hydraulics mechanism and an arc reactor (power supply) including a full body clothing article constructed of integrated, strong material which allows wearer to protect from projectile weapons to an extent.
Statistics for Chemical and Process Engineers: A Modern Approach (1st edition)
The reader is given a detailed framework for statistical procedures covering: data visualization; probability; linear and nonlinear regression; experimental design (including factorial and fractional factorial designs);and dynamic process identification. This serves as invaluable instruction to advanced undergraduate and graduate students looking to begin a career in the process industries.
Methoden der Statistik und Prozessanalyse: Eine anwendungsorientierte Einführung (German translation of Statistics for Chemical and Process Engineers: A Modern Approach (2nd ed))
This German translation of the author’s book Statistics for Chemical and Process Engineers shows the reader how to develop and test models, design experiments and analyze data in ways easily applicable through readily available software tools.
Auditing Information and Cyber Security Governance: A Cost-Based Approach
A comprehensive entity security program deploys information asset protection through stratified technological and non-technological controls. This book presents a methodological approach in the context of normative decision theory constructs and concepts with appropriate reference to standards and the respective guidelines.
Three Woofs for the Dead, White and Blue
It’s all paws on deck as Claire Noble and her pawtner Baron open the Posh Pup Pawtisserie in the midst of North Haven’s Fourth of July festivities. Just when she thinks she has everything under control, the harried baker’s friend is arrested for murder! Now she and her clever Eurasier must sniff out clues to find the real killer.
We Woof You a Deadly Christmas
Shoppe owner Claire Noble is spreading holiday cheer by baking festive treats and hosting merry dog events, while her jolly pawtner, Baron, is charming customers and ho-ho-hoping that Santa Paws will soon fill his stocking. Their seasonal goodwill is threatened by the Scrooge next door, a livid lunch lady and an impish pug…and then Christmas turns deadly.