Iron Butterflies

Iron Butterflies
Title Iron Butterflies PDF eBook
Author Birute Regine
Publisher Prometheus Books
Total Pages 302
Release 2010-09-09
Genre Business & Economics
ISBN 1616143177

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This inspiring and compelling narrative weaves together stories of sixty successful women from all walks of life and throughout the world. The author spent several years in eight countries interviewing dynamic female role models: businesswomen, CEOs, a Congresswoman, a governor, an ex-Prime Minister, a Pulitzer Prize finalist, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, a winemaker, artists, doctors, nurses, and many others. The author calls these women "Iron Butterflies" because they meld a will of iron with the gentle, nurturing touch of a butterfly. With disarming candor, these women talk about their struggles, their fallibilities, and their strengths in the journey to the top of their professions. Forging their leadership from an amalgam of masculine and feminine skills, all of these Iron Butterflies have transformed themselves and in doing so they are contributing to a larger social transformation. A key to this personal and social transformation rests in their ability to address vulnerability in themselves and those around them, and transform it into a crucible of healing, growth, and innovation. Knowing how to deal with vulnerability, in ourselves and with others, evokes feminine skills and values and is a key to the societal change so many are seeking. Critiquing the command-and-control style of leadership, derived from the gladiator concept of male invulnerability, the author convincingly demonstrates how traditional feminine skills and values—such as inclusion, empathy, a holistic perspective, relational skills, and emotional strength—can be applied to empower more people than ever before. Like the sixty Iron Butterflies profiled, leaders in the 21st century will paradoxically embrace vulnerability and durability, creating better working and living relationships for us all.

The Iron Butterfly

The Iron Butterfly
Title The Iron Butterfly PDF eBook
Author Chanda Hahn
Publisher
Total Pages 0
Release 2012
Genre Amnesiacs
ISBN 9781465779021

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Imprisoned, starved and left with no memories, Thalia awakens to find herself at the mercy of an evil cult known as the Septori. Their leader has chosen Thalia as the test subject for a torture device of untold power, designed to change and twist her into something that is neither human nor Denai. Escaping, Thalia finds an unwilling warrior to protect her and an unlikely Denai to befriend her. After finding a home at the Citadel as a servant, Thalia's worst nightmare comes to life and she begins to show signs of power. Scared and unable to control her gifts, she tries to hide her past to fit in among the Denai. But the Septori want their latest test subject back and will stop at nothing to retrieve her, dead or alive.

Washington's Iron Butterfly

Washington's Iron Butterfly
Title Washington's Iron Butterfly PDF eBook
Author Donald A. Ritchie
Publisher University Press of Kentucky
Total Pages 329
Release 2022-01-11
Genre Biography & Autobiography
ISBN 081318228X

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Had Elizabeth "Bess" Clements Abell (1933–2020) been a boy, she would likely have become a politician like her father, Earle C. Clements. Effectively barred from office because of her gender, she forged her own path by helping family friends Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson. Abell's Secret Service code name, "Iron Butterfly," exemplified her graceful but firm management of social life in the Johnson White House. After Johnson's administration ended, she maintained her importance in Washington, DC, serving as chief of staff to Joan Mondale and cofounding a public relations company. Donald A. Ritchie and Terry L. Birdwhistell draw on Abell's own words and those of others known to her to tell her remarkable story. Focusing on her years working for the Johnson campaign and her time in the White House, this engaging oral history provides a window into Abell's life as well as an insider's view of the nation's capital during the tumultuous 1960s.

Iron Butterfly

Iron Butterfly
Title Iron Butterfly PDF eBook
Author Ralph Christopher
Publisher AuthorHouse
Total Pages 398
Release 2010
Genre Vietnam War, 1961-1975
ISBN 1452027021

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The true story of an elite group of men who wrote a page in Naval history. They patrolled the waterways in thirty-one foot river patrol boats powered by Detroit diesel engines with water jet-propulsion. Armed with machineguns and grenade launchers, as well as sheer guts and determination, these sailors faced danger around every bend in the river. Working together, they became one of the finest weapons in Admiral Zumwalt's arsenal for turning back the tide of communist infiltration into Saigon, taking control of the inland waterways. These are true accounts of their bravery, which they proved time and again by spearheading operations into enemy controlled territory. United together in brotherhood, they accomplished all their missions and won their part of the Vietnam War.

Iron Butterfly, The

Iron Butterfly, The
Title Iron Butterfly, The PDF eBook
Author Choon-Ok Jade Harmon
Publisher Pelican Publishing Company, Inc.
Total Pages 228
Release 2011-02-08
Genre Sports & Recreation
ISBN 9781589808904

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Choon-Ok Harmon was born soon after the Korean War, when South Korea was experiencing extreme poverty. This memoir describes the hardships she tried to overcome to achieve a better life. She moves to the U.S. and, through patience and perseverance, pursues her dream of becoming a martial artist. Harmon is now the highest ranking woman in the Korean martial art system of Kuk Sool Won.

Iron Butterfly

Iron Butterfly
Title Iron Butterfly PDF eBook
Author Andrew Eustace Anselmi
Publisher
Total Pages 316
Release 2021-01-12
Genre
ISBN 9781953789020

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Iron Butterfly recounts the upwardly mobile odyssey of a fictional New American family in the 1980.

Option Strategies for Directionless Markets

Option Strategies for Directionless Markets
Title Option Strategies for Directionless Markets PDF eBook
Author Anthony J. Saliba
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages 209
Release 2010-05-18
Genre Business & Economics
ISBN 0470883219

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Making great trades in a directionless market can be a challenge, and directionless markets occur more frequently than bull and bear markets combined. Options pioneer Anthony J. Saliba provides the tools and tactics needed to take advantage of a sideways market. Saliba focuses on strategies in the butterfly family of options: butterflies, condors, and iron butterflies, showing how to the use these sophisticated tools in directionless markets. This hands-on guide illustrates numerous market scenarios to show you step-by-step how and when to apply these butterfly strategies. You’ll find out how to identify, enter, manage, and exit a trade. Exercises and quizzes test your comprehension to make sure you have the knowledge to tackle directionless markets.