Step-by-Step Cooking: Chinese will guide novice cooks through the necessary techniques for preparing Chinese dishes and provide more experienced cooks with fresh ideas for Chinese cooking. This collection of recipes features a wide range of Chinese dishes that are easy to prepare with readily available ingredients. For all those who love Chinese cuisine, this is the book that demystifies Chinese cooking and makes it both simple and enjoyable. The book showcases recipes ranging from soups, seafood, meat & poultry, vegetables, rice & noodles to sweets.
Many books on persuasive speaking only teach you how to speak persuasively, but they don’t teach you how to also think persuasively. Debaters tend to excel when they are put on the spot, because they know how to think fast, speak well, and win audiences. Think, Speak, Win: Discover the Art of Debate” provides a first-of-its-kind comprehensive introduction to the basics of debating for young students as well as interested adults, in a light-hearted and interesting style. This book breaks down the skills of debating into simple, memorable, and easy-to-follow chapters, and even covers the basics of coaching a school team and judging a debate competition. The skills of debating can help you achieve greater success at work and school, and this book guides you through a memorable 6-step process to apply “Debate-Thinking” to situations such as interviews, essay writing, impromptu speeches, presentations, and even leadership and management. You will never be at a loss for words again!
We all negotiate every day, whether we realise it or not. Yet few people ever learn how to negotiate. Those who do usually learn the traditional, win-lose style. In today’s interdependent world of business partnerships and long-term relationships, however, a win-win outcome is fast becoming the only acceptable result. Win-win negotiators value their business and social relationships—winning in a given negotiation is not as important as maintaining their winning relationships, but this does not mean they must sacrifice their interests. Win-win negotiators believe they can win both the negotiation and the relationship. Written in a lively, succinct and easy-to-read style, David Goldwich shows you how to develop the win-win negotiator’s mindset and introduces the core skills and techniques to successfully negotiate win-win agreements. Learn the art of a win-win negotiation, and achieve win-win results in all your negotiations today!
Your mind produces up to 70,000 thoughts a day—most of which are responsible for the decisions that you make. These decisions also determine your success both professionally and personally. However, we are taught what to think and not how to think. Information overload, short time frames and past failures can make even simple decisions and problems daunting. Do you lack confidence in your problem solving ability? Do you feel anxious when faced with a tough decision, or overwhelmed by lots of alternatives? Do you wish there was a formula for getting everything right? Executive coach and educator, Tremaine du Preez, fills this book with practical tools and effective techniques, all presented in a clear and practical manner. Making the right decision will be a breeze and no problem will be too difficult to handle when you are armed with these new and proven strategies.
Fun and Singapore are seldom used in the same context but the city state ranks among the top five countries in the world for nightlife, fine dining and shopping. It has also been chosen as the top Asian city that people would want to live in, according to FutureBrand's Country Brand Index. Join us as we highlight the cool places in Singapore to party, wine, dine and have a good time. From stylish restaurants to trendy pubs, from flea market finds to chic haute couture, this is the only guide you will need to get the most out of your stay in the Lion City
Paris is a city renowned for its history, beauty and romance. Beloved of artists, writers and thinkers, not to mention lovers, “La Ville-Lumière” (The City of Light) is as famous for its fashion as its food and, of course, its art and architecture. Architect G. Byrne Bracken guides you through 15 walking tours in Paris’ most famous and scenic locations, including Le Marais, Tuileries, St Germain des Prés, Latin Quarter, Luxembourg, Montparnesse, Invalides, Champs Elysées, Montmatre and others. Each is accompanied by beautiful sketches, from the magnificence of the Louvre and the Musée d’Orsay to tiny museums dedicated to artists and writers dotted throughout the city. A Walking Tour Paris features 200 buildings, streets and places and contains over 80 elegant illustrations with 17 maps. This handy pocket guide is user-friendly, information-rich and the perfect companion for all visitors and explorers of Paris.
Winner of the Beyond Words Children’s Picture Book category, organised by the National Arts Council (NAC), Singapore. Pura, a stray kitten, is identified as being of the valuable Singapura breed and is captured. Pura's three friends, Bhavana, Mei and Dexter work together to rescue him.
This volume brings together for the first time three of Romen Bose’s major historical works – Secrets of the Battlebox, The End of the War, and Kranji – in a panoramic account of Singapore’s experience in WWII. Sealed off and forgotten until the late 1990s, the Battlebox beneath Fort Canning served as the British Command HQ during the war. What actually happened in this underground nerve centre of the Malayan Campaign? Drawing on top-secret documents only recently opened to research, the author investigates the workings of the Battlebox and the fascinating role it played. Having lost their “impregnable fortress” of Singapore, the British were diverted to the European theatre of w...