The Last Narrow Gauge Train Robbery: Robert K. Jr. Swisher
This is the story of an evolution. It covers the dramatic change in Australian transport over the twenty five years after World War Two. In that time so many important changes occurred. They include the sorting out of the railway gauge problems; the dieselisation of the railways; the Hughes and Vale road tax decision; the arrival of containers and roll-on roll-off shipping. Best of all, the marriage of road and rail freight operations.These things did not happen by nature taking its course; they happened because driven men could see a better way. One of the leaders of these men was Ken Thomas. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Tony Saunders. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/boli/002371/bk_boli_002371_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Trains, planes, and automobiles arrive and forever change the lives of Alaskans throughout Aunt Phil’s Trunk, Volume Three. Hardy souls with hammers and drills, axes and mattocks, mauls and gauges found it took muscle and endurance to lay railroad tracks in Alaska’s untamed wilderness. Other adventurers brought automobiles and airplanes north that transformed the way we mined resources, explored the country and traveled the Great Land. From the birth of Anchorage in 1915, to Balto’s famous serum run to Nome in 1926, to the fatal plane crash of aviator Wiley Post and humorist Will Rogers near Barrow in 1935, this volume is sure to keep listeners engaged to see what happens next! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Laurel Downing Bill. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/137401/bk_acx0_137401_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Railways of Great Britain is an exciting new expansion for the Railways of the World board gaming system, featuring a board of Great Britain! You will need the pieces from Railways of the World (track, city tiles, bonds, money, empty city markers, trains and first player marker) to play Railways of Great Britain.It is mid-19th century Great Britain. The tramways that first appeared to transport coal have since been upgraded to railways. Numerous different companies (using different railway gauges) have connected to villages, towns and cities across the country. Invest wisely and guide your railroad to financial success as you take control of the Railways of Great Britain.
A master of the complex sale and a bestselling author, Rick Page is also one of the most experienced sales consultants and trainers in the world. Make Winning A Habit defines the gap between what companies know to do and how they consistently perform. Page clearly identifies five ´´Ts´´ of transformation: Talent, Technique, Teamwork, Technology and Trust. These five elements, when fully developed and integrated into the sales and marketing organization, begin to create the habit of winning over customers in every industry. Stories of successes-and failures-from members of prominent companies help you apply the five ´´Ts´´ to your company´s culture, and point the way to more effective plans for motivating employees, building and coaching winning teams, and improving hiring processes. Then, with the use of Page´s assessment scorecard, you can compare your company with some of the strategies and practices of the best sales forces in the world. Designed to gauge your organization´s effectiveness and further develop breakthrough sales growth, this scorecard highlights your strengths and weaknesses, helping you bridge the gap between where you are and where you need to be. You´ll also learn about: The ´´Deadly Dozen´´(pains sales managers feel today) and how they can kill business A ten-point process for identifying and hiring nothing less than ´´A´´ players The 8 ´´ates´´ of managing strategic accounts and how they will maximize revenue and elevate relationships How to identify and correct the six most common areas of poor individual sales performance With Make Winning A Habit, you´ll discover the obstacles between you and the consistent sales performance you can achieve-and find the tools to not only make success a habit, but one that will keep growing with your business. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jeff Riggenbach. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/graw/000085/bk_graw_000085_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.