Boys and Their Toys: Understanding Men by Understanding Their Relationship with Gadgets

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AMACOM, 2007 - House & Home - 164 pages
This book is written in the same smart, fun, humorous style that made Bill Adler's previous book "Outwitting Squirrels" such a huge success. It comes in a gifty package, size, and content. Women will learn how to: choose a man - or adapt to the one they've already got - based on the kinds of toys he likes; predict a man's behavior through his interest in particular "toys"; know when a guy's passion for gadgets crosses the line into obsession and what to do about it; and, take advantage of the man-gadget relationship to improve the man-woman relationship.
 

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Finally, the key to unlocking the puzzling behavior of the male species has been discovered by Adler (president, Adler & Robin Books;Outwitting Squirrels ), who explains the dynamics of the man, woman ... Read full review

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husband “Captain Kutchie’s” place..Some Folks Also Call Him..”The
KutchMan others call him The
Kutchmon!”…Most Just Call Him “The Most
Interesting Man In The World”….(Anita and Kutchie Pelaez’s Key West, Key
Lime Pie Factory and Grill)…Just watching the lovely couple baking together all those Yummy
Key Lime Pies at their Key Lime Pie Factory and Grill in Asheville.
…It’s always worth the trip to visit them in they’re Historic Key Lime
Pie Factory and Grill…It should be on everyone’s bucket list for
sure..And The World’s Best Key Lime Pies!..YUM-YUM-YUM….­­.”Talk About
World Class” What An Understatement!…….AA­­HHHHH!….The Magic Of The
Lovely..”Mrs. Anita Pelaez” And Her Delicious Key Lime Pies Baked With
Pure Love…Always……40 Years And They’re Still Going Strong….
….May GOD Continue Blessing “Anita And Kutchie Pelaez” and They’re World
Famous Key Lime Pie Factory And Grill Where The Personalities, Ovens And
Smiles Are Always Warm And Inviting. “Kutcharitaville” You’re The Best We Love You!….
…Now You Know Who Is The Hottest!…And Baby Let Me Tell You, Mrs. Anita Is No Act…She’s The Real Thing Baby!…
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Contents

Introduction
1
Stay Calm
6
Be Confident in Your Abilities
11
Dare to Go Forward
14
Get the Facts
18
Take Control
22
Cut Your Losses
27
Manage the Crisis
31
Counterattack
59
Generate Cash Flow
63
Care for Your Customers
68
Close More Sales
74
Keep Things Simple
80
Conserve Your Energy
88
Make Your Connection
94
Character Is King
99

Communicate Constantly
35
Identify Your Constraints
41
Unleash Your Creativity
45
Focus on Key Result Areas
50
Concentrate on Priorities
55
Pull It All Together
105
Index
111
Acknowledgments
ix
Copyright

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William Adler was born on May 14, 1929 in New York. After attending Brooklyn College (1947-51), Adler served in the U.S. Army. Adler, a full-time writer/editor, has published approximately 150 books on various topics over the past forty years, but he is probably best known for his books reflecting the wit and humor of individual celebrities. In books such as The Kennedy Wit and The Churchill Wit, Adler has selected and edited a variety of quotations and humorous anecdotes that reveal a human side of famous individuals. His edited collections of letters written to famous people or organizations, such as Kids' Letters to President Carter and Letters to the Air Force on UFOs, are also quite popular. These books, while interspersed with humor, often explore more serious topics with insight, understanding, and sensitivity. Adler wrote for two popular television programs, Candid Camera and Tex and Jinx, and conceived the ideas for a series of murder mysteries written by other authors, that invited readers to participate in solving the crimes. Large cash awards were offered to the reader who could solve a series of crimes leading to the murders. The first of these popular 1980s mysteries was Who Killed the Robins Family and where, and when, and how and why did they die? Although Adler masterminded the book, Thomas Chastain actually wrote it. Later, Adler would use this same reader-participation strategy when he published Bill Adler's Chance of a Lifetime, a guidebook on how to become a successful entrepreneur. Again a cash prize was offered to the reader who entered the best new business idea after reading and following the principles presented in the book. Adler has also written and edited a number of his more serious books under the pseudonym, Jay David.

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