The Snowball

The Snowball
Author: Alice Schroeder
Release: 2009-09-16
Editor: A&C Black
Pages: 832
ISBN: 9781408807323
Language: en
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Shortlisted for the Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Prize 2008 The Snowball is the first and will be the only biography of the world's richest man, Warren Buffett, written with his full cooperation and collaboration. Combining a unique blend of "The Sage of Omaha's" business savvy, life story and philosophy, The Snowball is essential reading for anyone wishing to discover and replicate the secrets of his business and life success. Warren Buffett is arguably the world's greatest investor. Even as a child he was fascinated by the concept of risk and probability, setting up his first business at the age of six. In 1964 he bought struggling Massachusetts textile firm Berkshire Hathaway and grew it to be the 12th largest corporation in the US purely through the exercise of sound investing principles - a feat never equalled in the annals of business. Despite an estimated net worth of around US$62 billion, Buffett leads an intriguingly frugal life taking home a salary of only £50,000 a year. His only indulgence is a private jet, an extravagance he wryly acknowledges by calling it "The Indefensible". In 2006, he made the largest charitable donation on record, with most of it going to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The Snowball provides a comprehensive, richly detailed insight one of the world's most extraordinary and much loved public figures.

The Snowball

The Snowball
Author: Alice Schroeder
Release: 2008-09-29
Editor: Bantam
Pages: 976
ISBN: 9780553905496
Language: en
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The personally revealing and complete biography of the man known everywhere as “The Oracle of Omaha”—for fans of the HBO documentary Becoming Warren Buffett Here is the book recounting the life and times of one of the most respected men in the world, Warren Buffett. The legendary Omaha investor has never written a memoir, but now he has allowed one writer, Alice Schroeder, unprecedented access to explore directly with him and with those closest to him his work, opinions, struggles, triumphs, follies, and wisdom. Although the media track him constantly, Buffett himself has never told his full life story. His reality is private, especially by celebrity standards. Indeed, while the homespun persona that the public sees is true as far as it goes, it goes only so far. Warren Buffett is an array of paradoxes. He set out to prove that nice guys can finish first. Over the years he treated his investors as partners, acted as their steward, and championed honesty as an investor, CEO, board member, essayist, and speaker. At the same time he became the world’s richest man, all from the modest Omaha headquarters of his company Berkshire Hathaway. None of this fits the term “simple.” When Alice Schroeder met Warren Buffett she was an insurance industry analyst and a gifted writer known for her keen perception and business acumen. Her writings on finance impressed him, and as she came to know him she realized that while much had been written on the subject of his investing style, no one had moved beyond that to explore his larger philosophy, which is bound up in a complex personality and the details of his life. Out of this came his decision to cooperate with her on the book about himself that he would never write. Never before has Buffett spent countless hours responding to a writer’s questions, talking, giving complete access to his wife, children, friends, and business associates—opening his files, recalling his childhood. It was an act of courage, as The Snowball makes immensely clear. Being human, his own life, like most lives, has been a mix of strengths and frailties. Yet notable though his wealth may be, Buffett’s legacy will not be his ranking on the scorecard of wealth; it will be his principles and ideas that have enriched people’s lives. This book tells you why Warren Buffett is the most fascinating American success story of our time. Praise for The Snowball “Even people who don't care a whit about business will be intrigued by this portrait. . . . Schroeder, a former insurance-industry analyst, spent years interviewing Buffett, and the result is a side of the Oracle of Omaha that has rarely been seen.”—Time “Will mesmerize anyone interested in who Mr. Buffett is or how he got that way. The Snowball tells a fascinating story.”—New York Times “If the replication of any great achievement first requires knowledge of how it was done, then The Snowball, the most detailed glimpse inside Warren Buffett and his world that we likely will ever get, should become a Bible for capitalists.”—Washington Post “Riveting and encyclopedic.”—Wall Street Journal “A monumental biography . . . Schroeder got the best access yet of any Buffett biographer. . . . She deals out marvelously funny and poignant stories about Buffett and the conglomerate he runs, Berkshire Hathaway.”—Forbes “The most authoritative portrait of one of the most important American investors of our time.”—Los Angeles Times

The Snowball

The Snowball
Author: Alice Schroeder
Release: 2008-09-29
Editor: A&C Black
Pages: 832
ISBN: 9780747591917
Language: en
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The biography of the world's richest man and the only book on Warren Buffett that has his full cooperation.

Snowball

Snowball
Author: Sue Hendra,Paul Linnet
Release: 2018-10-18
Editor: Pan Macmillan
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9781509894826
Language: en
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Created by award-winning, bestselling duo Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet, Snowball is a brilliantly funny picture book, with wonderfully comical images illustrating the hilarious rhyming story - perfect for Christmas! A lonely young snowball, stuck at the top of a mountain, decides to visit the local town for a bit of fun – but on his way he trips, falls, and starts to roll . . . and when a snowball rolls through snow, we all know what happens! This snowball picks up not only snow, but a myriad of other odd things on his way down – a sheep, a line of washing, a bicycling bear, ending up in the Zoo.

The Snowball

The Snowball
Author: Jennifer Armstrong
Release: 2009-07-10
Editor: Paw Prints
Pages: 30
ISBN: 1442015667
Language: en
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With big, bold illustrations and large type, children will delight in this easy-to-read book about a giant snowball tumbling down a hill, picking up everything and everybody in its path. Simultaneous.

The Snowball Effect

The Snowball Effect
Author: Deb Loughead
Release: 2010-10-01
Editor: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9781554695362
Language: en
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Dylan and his friends snowball cars for entertainment on the weekend. When they don't get enough reaction from passing cars, they put rocks in the middle of their snowballs. Their first attack with the loaded snowballs causes a car crash. His friends flee, but Dylan goes to the scene of the accident to make sure the driver is okay. He runs off when he knows help is on the way. Dylan is sighted, and rather than being punished, he is lauded as a hero. As his lies pile up, so does the hype about his heroics, and along with it, Dylan's guilt.

The Snowball

The Snowball
Author: Alice Schroeder
Release: 2009-10-27
Editor: Bantam
Pages: 866
ISBN: 9780553384611
Language: en
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The personally revealing and complete biography of the man known everywhere as “The Oracle of Omaha”—for fans of the HBO documentary Becoming Warren Buffett Here is the book recounting the life and times of one of the most respected men in the world, Warren Buffett. The legendary Omaha investor has never written a memoir, but now he has allowed one writer, Alice Schroeder, unprecedented access to explore directly with him and with those closest to him his work, opinions, struggles, triumphs, follies, and wisdom. Although the media track him constantly, Buffett himself has never told his full life story. His reality is private, especially by celebrity standards. Indeed, while the homespun persona that the public sees is true as far as it goes, it goes only so far. Warren Buffett is an array of paradoxes. He set out to prove that nice guys can finish first. Over the years he treated his investors as partners, acted as their steward, and championed honesty as an investor, CEO, board member, essayist, and speaker. At the same time he became the world’s richest man, all from the modest Omaha headquarters of his company Berkshire Hathaway. None of this fits the term “simple.” When Alice Schroeder met Warren Buffett she was an insurance industry analyst and a gifted writer known for her keen perception and business acumen. Her writings on finance impressed him, and as she came to know him she realized that while much had been written on the subject of his investing style, no one had moved beyond that to explore his larger philosophy, which is bound up in a complex personality and the details of his life. Out of this came his decision to cooperate with her on the book about himself that he would never write. Never before has Buffett spent countless hours responding to a writer’s questions, talking, giving complete access to his wife, children, friends, and business associates—opening his files, recalling his childhood. It was an act of courage, as The Snowball makes immensely clear. Being human, his own life, like most lives, has been a mix of strengths and frailties. Yet notable though his wealth may be, Buffett’s legacy will not be his ranking on the scorecard of wealth; it will be his principles and ideas that have enriched people’s lives. This book tells you why Warren Buffett is the most fascinating American success story of our time. Praise for The Snowball “Even people who don't care a whit about business will be intrigued by this portrait. . . . Schroeder, a former insurance-industry analyst, spent years interviewing Buffett, and the result is a side of the Oracle of Omaha that has rarely been seen.”—Time “Will mesmerize anyone interested in who Mr. Buffett is or how he got that way. The Snowball tells a fascinating story.”—New York Times “If the replication of any great achievement first requires knowledge of how it was done, then The Snowball, the most detailed glimpse inside Warren Buffett and his world that we likely will ever get, should become a Bible for capitalists.”—Washington Post “Riveting and encyclopedic.”—Wall Street Journal “A monumental biography . . . Schroeder got the best access yet of any Buffett biographer. . . . She deals out marvelously funny and poignant stories about Buffett and the conglomerate he runs, Berkshire Hathaway.”—Forbes “The most authoritative portrait of one of the most important American investors of our time.”—Los Angeles Times

The Snowball

The Snowball
Author: Stanley J. Weyman
Release: 2018-04-05
Editor: BoD – Books on Demand
Pages: 26
ISBN: 9783732651719
Language: en
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Reproduction of the original: The Snowball by Stanley J. Weyman

The Snowball System

The Snowball System
Author: Mo Bunnell
Release: 2018-09-11
Editor: Hachette UK
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9781610399593
Language: en
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Mo Bunnell's comprehensive system will help you win more clients, build stronger relationships, and bring in more business. If you're good at doing something, and you need to connect with paying clients in order to keep doing it, this book is for you. There are more of us out there than you might think -- from professionals like lawyers and consultants to big company account managers and freelancers of all stripes. And this book will teach you how to sell yourself without selling your soul. In The Snowball System, Mo Bunnell offers powerful and proven tools for business development. Whether you are gregarious or introverted, whether you are a part of a small startup or a massive multinational, Bunnell's science-based system is effective and efficient, and easily adapted into your day-to-day work. With The Snowball System, you will not only succeed at growing your business, you'll learn to enjoy doing the activities that drive that growth. You'll be happier, and so will your clients.

The Snowball

The Snowball
Author: Giuliano Ferri
Release: 2015-11-01
Editor: Astra Publishing House
Pages: 10
ISBN: 9789888240425
Language: en
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This classic holiday-season board book makes a perfect gift or stocking stuffer for babies and toddlers! A simple, wordless celebration of winter joy—with a delightful surprise ending What happens when you take a little snowball and try to make it bigger? You might roll it up a hill, you might even get some friends to help you roll it, until the snowball is huge. But what happens when gravity takes over? In this adorably hilarious, wordless board book, artist Giuliano Ferri uses clever die-cuts to bring humor and anticipation to a charming story of what happens when the snowball of your dreams goes off course.

The Snowball Effect

The Snowball Effect
Author: Kristin Barton Cuthriell, M.Ed, MSW
Release: 2014
Editor: Author House
Pages: 259
ISBN: 9781491840542
Language: en
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Imagine overcoming obstacles, moving past the pain, and feeling hopeful about your situation and your future. That is The Snowball E?ect in action! Filled with compelling case examples and personal stories, educator and psychotherapist Kristin Barton Cuthriell shows us how to: Let go of resentment, harsh self-judgments, and explosive reactions. Face our fears and live our dreams without becoming overwhelmed. Have better relationships with others. Take baby steps to move forward though life. Live with gratitude and fully appreciate the moment. "The Snowball Effect offers a unique perspective on what it takes to move forward through life in the most productive and positive way." -Chrisanna Northrup, New York Times bestseller "I highly recommend this book...the lessons provide specific and precise tools for people wanting to clear out the negative and learn to focus on the positive gifts in life." -Marney A. White, PhD, MS, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine

The Luckiest Snowball

The Luckiest Snowball
Author: Elliot Kreloff
Release: 2021-11-09
Editor: National Geographic Books
Pages: 0
ISBN: 9780823449958
Language: en
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"Help! I'm melting!" A boy rescues a snowball again and again in this funny story about a snowball that gets to see all four seasons. A boy makes a snowball and is about to throw it when he hears "Stop! . . . Let's do something else." So the boy and the snowball make a snow angel, build a snow fort, and make a snowman instead. The boy decides to take the snowball home. When the snowball starts to melt, the boy rescues it by putting it in the freezer, where the snowball meets some very nice frozen foods and a tray of ice cubes too. The snowball meets flowers and butterflies in spring, sea and sand in summer, and apples and colorful leaves in fall. With a bright, glittery cover and bold illustrations, The Luckiest Snowball is a great read-aloud to share. Children will enjoy shouting along with the snowball's refrain-- "Help! I'm melting!" There is back matter about the seasons and the three states of water. An ILA-CBC Children's Choice!

Snowball in a Blizzard

Snowball in a Blizzard
Author: Steven Hatch
Release: 2016-02-23
Editor: Basic Books
Pages: 312
ISBN: 9780465098576
Language: en
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There’s a running joke among radiologists: finding a tumor in a mammogram is akin to finding a snowball in a blizzard. A bit of medical gallows humor, this simile illustrates the difficulties of finding signals (the snowball) against a background of noise (the blizzard). Doctors are faced with similar difficulties every day when sifting through piles of data from blood tests to X-rays to endless lists of patient symptoms. Diagnoses are often just educated guesses, and prognoses less certain still. There is a significant amount of uncertainty in the daily practice of medicine, resulting in confusion and potentially deadly complications. Dr. Steven Hatch argues that instead of ignoring this uncertainty, we should embrace it. By digging deeply into a number of rancorous controversies, from breast cancer screening to blood pressure management, Hatch shows us how medicine can fail—sometimes spectacularly—when patients and doctors alike place too much faith in modern medical technology. The key to good health might lie in the ability to recognize the hype created by so many medical reports, sense when to push a physician for more testing, or resist a physician’s enthusiasm when unnecessary tests or treatments are being offered. Both humbling and empowering, Snowball in a Blizzard lays bare the inescapable murkiness that permeates the theory and practice of modern medicine. Essential reading for physicians and patients alike, this book shows how, by recognizing rather than denying that uncertainty, we can all make better health decisions.

Snowballs

Snowballs
Author: Lois Ehlert
Release: 1999
Editor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 40
ISBN: 9780152020958
Language: en
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Buttons, fabric, and seeds provide the building materials for a delightful family of snow people featuring illustrations that will provide hours of fun in identifying objects. Reprint.

Snowball The Puppy Place 2

Snowball  The Puppy Place  2
Author: Ellen Miles
Release: 2011-11-01
Editor: Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 56
ISBN: 9780545415217
Language: en
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Welcome to the Puppy Place--where every puppy finds a home! Charles and Lizzie Peterson are very good with puppies. They want one of their own, but their mom isn't ready for them to have one full time. For now, they help take care of puppies that need to find a new home. They are a foster family for young dogs.The Peterson kids hear about Snowball. Someone left the fluffy puppy all alone at a gas station in a tattered, old box. Snowball is sick and hungry. He needs a family of his own. Can Charles and Lizzy find one that is just right?

Snowball s Christmas

Snowball s Christmas
Author: Kristen McKanagh
Release: 2020-09-29
Editor: Kensington Books
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9781496729910
Language: en
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Snowball—an aptly named bundle of feline fluff—is thankful to be spending her first Christmas in the comfort of Weber Haus, the Victorian B&B run by Miss Tilly. Emily Diemer, who cooks for the guests, dotes on Snowball, but she’s not thrilled about another new arrival at the B&B: Miss Tilly’s nephew, Lukas. Which is odd, because Snowball’s animal instincts tell her that Lukas and Emily should definitely be friends. Everything Emily needs is in this quaint community—including, she hopes, the chance to open her own bakery one day. She doesn’t think much of Lukas for leaving his aging aunt to struggle while he jets around the world taking photographs. But now that he’s here, helping to spruce up the property and getting mixed up in Snowball’s antics, she begins to soften a little. Until she learns what he has planned . . . Lukas is going to sell Weber Haus so that Miss Tilly can retire. But Snowball is certain that this B&B, and these people, are supposed to be her forever home. Somehow she has to get these stubborn humans to see things through the wisdom of a cat’s eye and a kitten’s loyal, loving heart . . . “Expertly crafted . . . the perfect Christmas treat.” —Booklist (Starred Review)

The Snowball Effect

The Snowball Effect
Author: Andy Bounds
Release: 2013-02-21
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
Pages: 296
ISBN: 9780857084002
Language: en
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The long-awaited follow-up to the international bestseller The Jelly Effect Communication is supposed to cause something. That’s the point of it. So, what do you want to achieve following your communication? Do you want someone to answer ‘yes’? Do you want to improve your relationships? Do you want people to understand exactly what you’re talking about, first time? Whatever you want to achieve, you’ll need decent communication to get there, and expert and bestselling author Andy Bounds shows us exactly how to nail our communication. Using the same conversational style that made The Jelly Effect so popular, The Snowball Effect is packed with short, rapid fire sections complete with visuals and special features to help us get serious results from our communication. The Snowball Effect explains how to: • Persuade people to say “yes” more quickly, more often • Enjoy your job more – because you’ll be calling the shots for a change • Remove the communication frustrations you feel all too often • Get more done, more quickly – because you’re getting people on your side faster (these techniques have saved people at least one month every year).

The Snowball

The Snowball
Author: Stanley John Weyman
Release: 2022-09-04
Editor: DigiCat
Pages: 40
ISBN: EAN:8596547239383
Language: en
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DigiCat Publishing presents to you this special edition of "The Snowball" by Stanley John Weyman. DigiCat Publishing considers every written word to be a legacy of humankind. Every DigiCat book has been carefully reproduced for republishing in a new modern format. The books are available in print, as well as ebooks. DigiCat hopes you will treat this work with the acknowledgment and passion it deserves as a classic of world literature.

The Snowball Society

The Snowball Society
Author: Mary Bramston
Release: 1877
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 256
ISBN: OXFORD:600060987
Language: en
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The Snowball

The Snowball
Author: Stanley John Weyman
Release: 1895
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 84
ISBN: NYPL:33433075767107
Language: en
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