Burning The Ships

Author: Marshall Phelps
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470494103
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" In this book, authors Marshall Phelps and David Kline take the reader inside the dramatic struggle within Microsoft to find a new direction.

All In Study Guide

Author: Mark Batterson
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 031082026X
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In a culture that values and encourages leaving our options open, how does a “
burn the ships” attitude stand out? Give an example of a time you saw someone
burn the ships and slam the door on their options and escape routes. [Your
Response] Nine times out of ten, failure is resorting to Plan B when Plan A gets
too risky, too costly, or too difficult. 2. What would it look like, in very practical
terms, to burn the ships in one of the following areas of life? Checkmark the area,
and then write ...

Maverick Startup

Author: Yanik Silver
Publisher: Entrepreneur Press
ISBN: 1613081723
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Burning. the. Ships,. continued Mistake 2: Getting Your First Full-Time Team
Member Takes Two Months While Jane goes through the process of trying to find
a team member, she starts to research phrases and markets. She's still calm and
purpose-driven at this point. This is the high point of productivity in the “burning
ships” project. Hitting the halfway mark always causes a reflective moment. All of
a sudden, from out of the blue, there are less days of this ambitious project than
what ...

Ronald Morton Or The Fire Ships

Author: William H. G. Kingston
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
ISBN: 386195298X
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The captain then caught hold of Tacon, and without much ceremony sent him
down after the rest. Ronald's boat was now full enough, and he ordered the men
to shove off and lie on their oars, while the other boats took off the remainder of
the crew. A considerable number of the Frenchmen had been taken off the
burning ship, when Ronald saw the brave captain standing by himself, he having
refused to quit her till his men were in safety. “It were a pity so brave a fellow
should be lost,” ...

German Capital Ships And Raiders In World War Ii

Author: Eric Grove
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135283222
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The enemy, who had not fired more than three rounds a gun, was already on fire
and abandoning ship: No crews remained at her guns, and she had struck her
ensign. She had turned to starboard, and the Leander, stopping on her starboard
quarter, lowered a boarding boat with orders to save the burning ship if possible.
Two lifeboats were leaving the ship, stragglers were jumping overboard and
climbing down her sides. An Italian officer in the water warned the boarding boat
not to ...

German Capital Ships And Raiders In World War Ii From Graf Spee To Bismarck 1931 1941

Author: Eric Grove
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780714652085
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The enemy, who had not fired more than three rounds a gun, was already on fire
and abandoning ship: No crews remained at her guns, and she had struck her
ensign. She had turned to starboard, and the Leander, stopping on her starboard
quarter, lowered a boarding boat with orders to save the burning ship if possible.
Two lifeboats were leaving the ship, stragglers were jumping overboard and
climbing down her sides. An Italian officer in the water warned the boarding boat
not to ...

Explaining Social Behavior

Author: Jon Elster
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139463527
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Consider the game-theoretic rationale for burning one's bridges or one's ships.
This behavior could be undertaken for the strategic reasons set out in the last
chapter, but also for others. The Oxford English Dictionary gives the following
quotation from E. R. Burroughs, Tarzan of the Apes: ''Because she had been
afraid she might succumb to the pleas of this giant, she had burned her bridges
behind her.'' This is not a piece of strategic reasoning. Rather, the woman in
question seems to ...

The Scots Magazine

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On the 13th of May, the Commons being in a committee on the bill for the better
securing and preserving the dockyards, magazines, ships, vessels, stores,
warehouses, goods, and merchandises, being the property of private persons
within this kingdom, Sir Charles Bunbury moved to fill up the blank with the words
“benefit of clerMr Combe. Whoever reads your statute-book, and sees how many
crimes are punished with death, which are much less heinous than burning of
ships, I am ...

A Ship A Gale A Mermaid Tale

Author: Larry P. Buckingham
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1532034350
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After the ship stopped, Rothe saw William climb over the rail and make his way
towards him. William climbed to the wheel deck and spoke, “You were right sir, it
is a burning ship and there are two survivors in the water. We were also able to
catch the fleeing ships and you were right again, they are making great haste to
leave the scene. We did not get close enough to see who they were but we could
see they were both flying the Black.” “Pirates huh, that would explain a lot. Good
job ...

Agents Of Innovation

Author: John T. Kuehn
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
ISBN: 1612514057
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The bulk of the hearing was devoted to the assignment of new fuel oil boilers
from the scrapped ships to the six remaining coal-burning battleships in the fleet:
New York, Texas, Florida, Utah, Arkansas, and Wyoming. Also discussed were
the turbo-electric drives from the scrapped vessels for use on the older ships. The
representative from BuEng told the Board that these changes would increase fuel
efficiency, torpedo protection, and cruising radius. BuEng and BuC&R both ...