21 Speeches That Shaped Our World: The people and ideas that changed the way we think By Chris Abbott
In this fascinating book, a political analyst takes a close look at 21 key speeches which have shaped the world today. He examines the power of the arguments embedded in these speeches to inspire people to achieve great things, or do great harm, and he draws upon his political expertise to explain how our current understanding of the world is rooted in pivotal moments of history. These moments are captured in the words of a range of influential speakers including: Emmeline Pankhurst, Martin Luther King, Jr., Enoch Powell, Napoleon Beazley, Kevin Rudd, Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Ronald Reagan, George W. Bush, Osama bin Laden, Margaret Beckett, Winston Churchill, Salvador Allende, Margaret Thatcher, Tony Blair, Tim Collins, Mohandas Gandhi, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Robin Cook, and Barack Obama. The speeches in this book are arranged thematically, linked by concepts such as “might is right,” “with us or against us,” and “give peace a chance.” Each transcript is accompanied by an insightful commentary that analyzes how the words relate to contemporary society.
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riding on covenant wings book by apostle Richard E S TakimKShs2,350.00Add to cart
Riding On The Prophetic Wings
Every time failure is pervading the earth, God sends human agents called prophets as instruments of change to success. Prophets are God’s agents for man’s fulfilment. Heaven honours the words they speak; God backs up the thoughts of their heart.
During times of tension, God releases these agents on earth for the preservation of the saints.
Joseph was sent to Egypt to preserve God’s people; Elijah was sent to the widow of Zarephath to preserve her. Elisha was sent to a prophet’s widow in 2 Kings 4 to rescue her from shame and humiliation.
God is always working to reach man through man.
For instance, He desired the salvation of all men but there was no way He could touch men without a man, so He sent His only begotten Son, Jesus. The Son, being God, could not come as God, so He took it upon Himself to come as man ’ just so He could touch man.
In Ezekiel 22:30, God said,
And I sought for a man among them, that should make up the hedge, and stand in the gap before me for the land, that I should not destroy it: but I found none.
God is always in search of a man to use to reach men, someone to bridge the gap between Himself and others. He worked through Elijah, Paul, Peter, James etc. And Jesus said, ’Pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he will send forth labourers into his harvest’ (Matt. 9:38).
If God could do the work without labourers, He would have come Himself. But the fact still remains: God cannot reach man without man!
Friend, God has not changed, He is still working by the hands of men today. He is still delivering men, liberating captives, opening the eyes of the blind, raising the dead, and blessing people; and the agents He is using are prophets.
I would like you to know that God called me and ordained me as a prophet to the nations.
On October 4, 1981, I was before the Lord in Jos, a city in Nigeria, and I wrote a letter to my wife explaining a few things the Lord was saying to me. I wrote there: ’I speak from my office as a prophet, that we matter to this generation by divine election.’
A marriage of dolls book by J.B OmukangalaKShs1,090.00Add to cart
A Marriage of Dolls is a hilarious account of events that happen in most families and marriages.
The novel points out various challenges faced by both men and women when choosing a life partner and humorously shows ups and downs in new marriages before the couple finally understands each other and learns to live together and solve their issues amicably. The dramatic events in this book are rib-cracking and portray the partners as somewhat juvenile and crazy, hence the title.
The book also explores various cultural practices, beliefs and values among the Ameru, Luhya, Akamba, Maa and Agikuyu.
A Marriage of Dolls is the second part of Torn Between, which is the author’s first book by JB Omukungala
Business Conquest by Ian DennisKShs1,390.00Add to cart
Business Conquest by Ian Dennis
The Business Conquest takes you on a journey based on real life stories and case studies of Kenyan entrepreneurs with Business Nuggets from a Business Coach. Endorsed by Chris Kirubi, Rina Hicks and Darshan Chandaria.
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The water dancer;Ta-Nehisi CoatesKShs1,650.00Add to cart
In his boldly imagined first novel, Ta-Nehisi Coates, the National Book Award–winning author of Between the World and Me, brings home the most intimate evil of enslavement: the cleaving and separation of families.Young Hiram Walker was born into bondage. When his mother was sold away, Hiram was robbed of all memory of her—but was gifted with a mysterious power. Years later, when Hiram almost drowns in a river, that same power saves his life. This brush with death births an urgency in Hiram and a daring scheme: to escape from the only home he’s ever known.
So begins an unexpected journey that takes Hiram from the corrupt grandeur of Virginia’s proud plantations to desperate guerrilla cells in the wilderness, from the coffin of the deep South to dangerously utopic movements in the North. Even as he’s enlisted in the underground war between slavers and the enslaved, Hiram’s resolve to rescue the family he left behind endures.
This is the dramatic story of an atrocity inflicted on generations of women, men, and children—the violent and capricious separation of families—and the war they waged to simply make lives with the people they loved. Written by one of today’s most exciting thinkers and writers, The Water Dancer is a propulsive, transcendent work that restores the humanity of those from whom everything was stolen.
Author:Ta Nehisi Coates
The 21 irrefutable laws of leadership; John C MaxwellKShs2,090.00Add to cart
What would happen if a top expert with more than forty years of leadership experience was willing to distill everything he had learned about leadership into a handful of life-changing principles just for you? It could change your life. John C. Maxwell has done exactly that in the new 10th Anniversary Edition of The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership. He has combined the insights learned from his forty-plus years of leadership successes and mistakes with observations from the worlds of business, politics, sports, religion, and military conflict. The result is a revealing study of leadership delivered only as a communicator like Maxwell can. Find out why . . . ~ Abraham Lincoln went from militia captain to private during the Black Hawk War ~ Lance Armstrong’s Tour de France wins were made possible because of good leadership ~ So many people lost their lives or got stranded during the Katrina disaster in New Orleans ~ The CEO of the world’s ninth-largest retailer has a no-frills office, answers his own phone, and takes a salary that puts him in the bottom 10 percent of CEOs ~ Henry Ford nearly sent his own company into bankruptcy ~ The Law of the Lid is the most important leadership principle you will ever learn All these issues and more are explained in this revised and updated The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership. Like them or not, the laws of leadership govern your personal and organizational effectiveness. “Everything rises and falls on leadership,” says Maxwell. “These laws carry consequences with them. I’ve seen them at work in more than ninety countries around the world. Apply the laws and people will follow you. Violate or ignore them, and you will not be able to lead others. But here’s the good news: every one of the laws can be learned.”
Built to last;Jim Collins H/CKShs2,250.00Add to cart
This is not a book about charismatic visionary leaders. It is not about visionary product concepts or visionary products or visionary market insights. Nor is it about just having a corporate vision. This is a book about something far more important, enduring, and substantial. This is a book about visionary companies.’
Drawing upon a six-year research project at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, Collins and Porras took eighteen truly exceptional and long-lasting companies and studied each company in direct comparison to one of its top competitors. They examined the companies from their very beginnings to the present day – as start-ups, as midsize companies and as large corporations. Throughout, the authors asked: ‘What makes the truly exceptional companies different from other companies?’
Filled with hundreds of specific examples and organized into a coherent framework of practical concepts that can be applied by managers and entrepreneurs at all levels, Built to Last provides a master blueprint for building organizations that will prosper long into the twenty-first century and beyond.
Author:James C. Collins, Jerry I. Porras