Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Oh, Those Pesky Elephants!

Today's Book Spine Poem is "Oh, Those Pesky Elephants!"

What to do if an elephant stands on your foot?
Juggling elephants
Rising elephant
Bag the elephant!

The Books:
What to Do if an Elephant Stands on Your Foot by Michelle Robinson; illustrated by Peter Reynolds; JF R.
One young man discovers how tricky life in the jungle can be when an elephant steps on his foot.

Juggling Elephants: An Easier Way to Get Your Most Important Things Done—Now! By Jones Loflin and Todd Musig; 650.1 L828j
Using elephants as a metaphor, the authors describe how to balance the many roles people have in their lives.

Rising Elephant: The Growing Clash with India over White-Collar Jobs and Its Challenge to America and the World by Ashutosh Sheshabalaya; 331.1 S554r
The outsourcing giant India is no longer seen as a place to set up call centers, but, according to the author, it is also a destination where people can get affordable medical care. Read this book to find out how India is changing and being changed by the global economy.

Bag the Elephant!: How to Win and Keep Big Customers by Steve Kaplan; 658.812 K176b
The title of this book is also a method developed by Steve Kaplan. In his book Kaplan details how people can use his tips to transform their businesses.

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