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The Depth Chart Podcast provides in-depth football analysis from former UK quarterback Freddie Maggard. He breaks down the previous match up and previews the next week’s opponent. You’ll hear some exciting stories from someone who played through the SEC schedule. Freddie also answers fan questions and welcomes on some exciting guests.
 
King Solomon’s Mines is the story of the leader Allan Quatermain and his adventurous group of followers on their mission to find the lost brother of an aristocrat, Sir Henry Curtis. Considered similar to Robert Louise Stevenson’s novel Treasure Island, Haggard’s book proved to be another must-read adventure novel in the international literary world. The African desert hides underneath its sands myths and legends that lasted for centuries in the minds of the locals. Quatermain has a mysteriou ...
 
A timeless classic of fantasy literature, She is recognized as the groundwork for the lost world literary sub- genre. First published serially in The Graphic magazine from 1886 to 1887, the novel has reached critical acclaim with approximately 100 million copies sold and is regarded as one of the best-selling books of all time. Exploring themes of imperialism, lost civilization, female authority and psyche, the novel also serves as a mirror to reflect Victorian issues such as gender and race ...
 
“An Adventurer – He that goes out to meet whatever may come!” This is the credo of Allan Quatermain, the quintessential, swashbuckling protagonist of Allan Quatermain by H. Rider Haggard. Quatermain first makes his appearance as a character in Haggard's most famous bestselling adventure tale, King Solomon's Mines. Published in 1885, this Victorian action novel depicts a group led by Allan Quatermain who travel to a remote region in Africa in search of the missing brother of one of them. It i ...
 
Taking place in the heart of Africa, “The Tale of Three Lions” is one more thrilling adventure from the eventful life of old hunter Quatermain, the famous hero of “King Solomons Mines”. This time, though there are no bloodthirsty people for the old hunter to deal with, the dangers are no less. He has to face the mighty and fierce King of Animals – the Lion. (Summary by Kristine Bekere)
 
The Saga of Eric Brighteyes is the title of an epic viking novel by H. Rider Haggard, and concerns the adventures of its eponymous principal character in 10th century Iceland. Eric Thorgrimursson (nicknamed 'Brighteyes' for his most notable trait), strives to win the hand of his beloved, Gudruda the Fair. Her father Asmund, a priest of the old Norse gods, opposes the match, thinking Eric a man without prospects. But deadlier by far are the intrigues of Swanhild, Gudruda's half-sister and a s ...
 
Set in the heart of Central America, the adventure novel accounts an enthralling tale marked by zealous adventure, discovery of a lost civilization, and unconditional love. Published in 1895, Heart of the World presents a fusion of suspense, foreshadowing, legend, unforeseen twists, and endearing characters to create a piece highly valuable in the world of fiction. Narrated by an elderly Ignatio on his deathbed, the novel recounts his great escapade alongside Englishman James Strickland as t ...
 
Further adventures of Allan Quatermain.This is one of the 14 books that H. Rider Haggard wrote - starting with "King Solomon's Mines" - depicting the adventures of Allan Quatermain, great English hunter in the wilds of mysterious Africa. (Summary by laineyben)
 
This is a great book if you're looking for an adventure filled novel. It takes place during the Spanish Inquisition and describes some of the horrors that happened giving you an idea of what it was really like to live during that time period. Follow Lysbeth, a young Hollander girl, as she struggles through life enduring times of hardship and peace, sorrow and happiness, war and love. (Introduction by Abigail Rasmussen)
 
Beatrice is a lonely twenty-two year old woman. After saving Geoffrey's life, they fall in love. However, Geoffrey is married. In addition, a local rich land owner wants to marry the beautiful Beatrice. This is a romance by the author of King Solomon's Mines, Allen Quatermain, and She." (Summary by Stav Nisser)
 
At 5 years old Leo Vincey is left in the care of a Cambridge professor by the name of Horace Holly. His father leaves him a strange casket which he is to open on his 25th Birthday. On opening the Casket Leo and Horace discover the strange history of Leo's ancestors. Leo and his adoptive father Horace must travel all the way to Africa in order to uncover the solve his family's strange history. - Written by Lizzie Driver
 
Described by the author, best known for his King Solomon's Mines, as "a tale of victorious faith," this story begins on a Sunday afternoon in an English church. Most of the book, though, is set in Africa, and the adventure story is as engaging as any of Haggard's African tales. What makes this one different is the religious question: What has happened to miracles in the church? Is there any power left in Jesus' promise, "Whoso that believeth in me, the works that I do he shall do also, and w ...
 
Allan Quatermain's first adventure with Lord Ragnall. (Introduction by laineyben)
 
King Solomon’s Mines, first published in 1885, was a best-selling novel by the Victorian adventure writer H. Rider Haggard. It relates a journey into the heart of Africa by a group of adventurers led by Allan Quatermain in search of the legendary wealth said to be concealed in the mines of the novel’s title. It is significant as the first fictional adventure novel set in Africa, and is considered the genesis of the Lost World literary genre. - Haggard wrote over 50 books, among which were 14 ...
 
H Rider Haggard’s “She and Allan”, first published in 1921 is a gripping adventure about Allan Quatermain, who together with Hans, the Hottentot and, the Zulu-Chief Omslopogaas and at the bidding of the old Witch Doctor Zikali seeks out Ayesha, the daughter of Isis to find answers to their questions about life and death, and their many, sometimes strange, Adventures on their way. Written by Lars Rolander
 
The story of Allan Quatermain's wife and further adventures of Allan Quatermain. (Summary by Elaine Tweddle)
 
Set in the days of the Crusaders, this books tells of a young maiden named Rosamund, and her twin cousins. Godwin is the grey eyed thoughtful man, and Wulf is the blue eyed warrior. They are both knights of England and they are both in love with their fair cousin. But the riddle of the story is which does Rosamund love?The adventure begins when Rosamund is taken from England and carried to the East. The plot thickens as the two young knights follow her in hopes of rescuing her from the Musli ...
 
This is the story of Miriam, an orphan Christian woman living in Rome in the first century. She falls in love with a Roman officer, but knows that her Jewish childhood playmate loves her too- and will do anything in order to get her love in return. (Summary by Stav Nisser)
 
Penniless Leonard Outram attempts to redress the undeserved loss of his family estates and fiancee by seeking his fortune in Africa. In the course of his adventures he and his Zulu companion Otter save a young Portuguese woman, Juanna Rodd, together with her nursemaid Soa, from slavery. Leonard and Juanna are plainly attracted to each other, but prone to bickering, and their romance is impeded by the watchful and jealous Soa. The protagonists seek the legendary People of the Mist, said to po ...
 
H. Rider Haggard wrote Heart of the World in 1895 and it tells of the search for a secret and hidden Mayan civilization living in a long lost city filled with gold and jewels! It is also a love story of a couple willing to give up everything, and I mean EVERYthing, for true love. And it is a melodramatic adventure story of good against evil. I am not sure which side wins... however it is a wonderful read! (Description by Paul Hansen)
 
Black Heart and White Heart, is a story of the courtship, trials and final union of a pair of Zulu lovers in the time of King Cetywayo. (Introduction by H. Rider Haggard)
 
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Top performing FIs foster a culture of innovation that helps them lead the way in customer relationships – the sticky kind, as noted this episode of Data Drivers. Technology is part of the equation (and so are sandboxes), i2c’s Lisa Fugate, VP of Product Management tells Karen Webster, but mindset matters. The time is right for laggards to take ...…
 
US markets rallied as investors continued to ponder the Trump administration's decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal and as a fresh rally in oil prices helped push 10-year Treasury yields back up to 3.0% - Dow up +182-points or +0.75%, with 23 of the 30 blue-chip components gaining ground as the index extended its longest winning stre ...…
 
In Episode 87, we talked about categories of life that come easy, and others that lag behind. And we covered two ways to supercharge these laggards. In this episode, we'll take a step back and look at what all the categories of life are. There's several different popular frameworks, so we'll look at those first and then I'll show you my current ...…
 
The 2018 TwoBrain Summit is June 2-3 in Niles, IL! Book your spot here! Episode 112 - Where Should Your Focus Be? I still do between 5 and 15 free calls every week with gym owners. I've been doing that for over 5 years. Over that time, the quality of questions has gone up, and the number of panicked "going-out-of-business tomorrow" calls have d ...…
 
The buzz: “Technology can make salespeople more effective and efficient IF you know what tools to use” (Triblio). Despite hard proof that Social Selling gives the modern B2B sales force a tangible advantage over social laggards, many companies consider it a trend or fad. Need more info before you dip your toe in the water or wade in deeper? We’ ...…
 
US markets weaker as investors digested the latest monthly inflation data - Dow down -172-points or -0.68%, reversing an earlier rally of almost 200-points as General Electric (down -4.44%), American Express (-2.35%) and Microsoft Corp (-2.44%) led the losses. As an aside, it was 32-years ago today that 30-year old Bill Gates watched Microsoft ...…
 
Subscribe to "Getting Smarter with Tarek And Kaden Podcast" Support our podcasts by purchasing this book for your school library or gift it to your teacher: Fairy Tales for Brain Developement of Children and Kids by Amr Al-Hariri, MD SAT words in this Episode: Finesse: Elegant skill, Tact Fortitude: Courage Induce: Cause Noxious: Poisonous Indo ...…
 
Cardinals at it again, Frazier's big weekend, six bats who are too widely available, and six arms to keep an eye on.
 
www.StoryLinkRadio.com There are more than two dozen tales of Darby O'Gill.. These are the stories that the Disney movie 'Darby O'Gill and the Little People' was based upon! Old as Ireland itself, these whimsical folktales bring you the jumble and tumble of men and magical creatures who walk the lanes of the Emerald Isle by day and wander its f ...…
 
We are joined by David Kelnar, investment director and head of research at MMC Ventures, a UK VC firm. He is also the author of the UK AI landscape that plots the nearly 300 AI start-ups in the UK, the market they are in and the problems they are trying to solve. As we were included in the map, we invited David to come to Ravelin HQ to talk mor ...…
 
Let’s picture for a minute your dream workplace… -What would it look like? -What sort of culture would be present? -What would leadership look like? -What value would be placed on health? -What attitude would people have to Safety? -What level of engagement and productivity would exist? Hosting the Fit for Work Podcast has really quenched my th ...…
 
May was a particularly exciting month for the Biznews Global Portfolio. The portfolio has not only delivered 31% annualised growth since its inception in December 2014 but there was a change in the stock mix. The two biggest drivers of this growth, the portfolio’s two runaway stocks are Amazon and Google, lead by the great minds of Jeff Bezos, ...…
 
May was a particularly exciting month for the Biznews Global Portfolio. The portfolio has not only delivered 31% annualised growth since its inception in December 2014 but there was a change in the stock mix. The two biggest drivers of this growth, the portfolio’s two runaway stocks are Amazon and Google, lead by the great minds of Jeff Bezos, ...…
 
While some might like to slap commercial lines with the title of laggard when It comes to innovation, there are plenty of reasons to believe why 2017 will prove them wrong. We caught up with Paolo Cuomo, Principal at BCG, Andrew Yeoman, CEO at Concirrus, and John Warburton, CEO at Konsileo to explore why commercial lines could be InsurTech’s ne ...…
 
How can you improve both customer and employee satisfaction? By getting customers to provide feedback on individual employee service performance.Shep Hyken interviews Kevin Berk, creator of a new customer rating platform called ServiceGuru, about how using services like these can improve your company revenues.First Up:Shep Hyken begins his open ...…
 
In the news this week, the same Russian hackers who broke into DNC emails are trying to wreak havoc in the French presidential election -- but to no avail so far. Social media laggard Twitter finally rebounds with higher profits and a growing user base, plus a push into 24/7 live-streaming video. Will it be enough to keep up with larger rivals? ...…
 
In the news this week, the same Russian hackers who broke into DNC emails are trying to wreak havoc in the French presidential election -- but to no avail so far. Social media laggard Twitter finally rebounds with higher profits and a growing user base, plus a push into 24/7 live-streaming video. Will it be enough to keep up with larger rivals? ...…
 
These days, innovation is all around us...a basic requirement in most industries. You either innovate, or you die. So what about the mining industry, often considered a laggard when it comes to technology and innovation. How will it innovate? We talk to Andrew Shook, who has held several technology and innovation roles in BHP Billiton and Rio T ...…
 
Small cap stocks have been the market leaders throughout most of the bull market's run. But lately, they've trailed other stock sectors. We find out why from Wall Street Journal Ahead of the Tape columnist Steve Russolillo.
 
Here's one way to re-build the electric grid: Do it piecemeal with microgrids. And once we figure that out, we turn to understanding what Apple is up to with it's laggard Apple TV updates and get the lowdown on DJI's new Mavic drone.
 
How can I innovate more successfully?According to Harvard Professor Dr Srini Pillay, "Humans have a natural aversion to innovation because it involves a healthy dose of uncertainty and risk." Unfortunately, we try to reduce this risk by referencing past events to help us to predict the probability of our future success. This is why the customer ...…
 
A born traveller Nicky Kriel move to the U.K. several years ago from South Africa with nothing more than a backpack. She now considers herself “very settled” in London. Having been raised by a New Zealand mother and a South African father - who met in London - she said traveling has come natural to her. These days Nicky has been traveling the g ...…
 
Leading the legends and the laggards in your workplace Do you regard yourself as an early adopter or a laggard? How much time should we spend managing laggards or rebels in the workplace? What key ingredients build a positive, engaged and trusting culture? In this episode I chat with Garry Davis of the StyleWise Group who’s mission is to suppor ...…
 
Here at C3Centricity, we have been measuring marketing priorities with our blog followers for several years. So here are this year's top marketing needs.Insight DevelopmentInsight development has moved from fourth position last year to first place this year. Even though we’ve been talking about it for decades most marketers are still struggling ...…
 
With Dynamics 365 for Operations, “shiny new things” come fast and furiously. It’s up to implementation partners to make sure they’re stand-up ready for customers, says Eamon O’Toole, Senior Manager of CRM Solutions with BDO Canada, O’Toole is a 15-years CRM-industry veteran, who is enthused by some of the apps around Dynamics 365. When he bega ...…
 
Roy Kaitcer, Investment Manager at Redmayne Bentley says he is more comfortable now in having UK banking shares in his portfolio. Apart from banking stocks, Kaitcer says one should look at Trump Bump laggards - essentially the defensive stocks that have under performed cyclical during the Trump rally. Kaitcer talks to Tip TV’s Matt Brown. Kaitc ...…
 
The buzz: “Whoever said money can't buy happiness simply didn't know where to go shopping” (Bo Derek). Ongoing digital innovations in our hyper-connected world have dramatically impacted consumer buying behaviors and expectations, challenging retailers to change or become obsolete. Smart retailers are already taking action to avoid becoming din ...…
 
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