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A Service System For Success -- New book offers process designed to revolutionize the restaurant industry
SUN PRAIRIE, Wis., Feb. 3, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- A November 22, 1999 U.S. News and World Report article declared that, "People are spending an average of $970 million a day eating out at restaurants, and a significant number are enjoying it less." After years of feeling frustrated that his expectations were seldom met and that there were no real measures of accountability to compare one server to another, author Stephen A. Garrison decided to take matters into his own hands.
The Prime Directive -- New Book Details When Therapy Becomes Too Personal
WESTWOOD, N.J., Feb. 3, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sarah was an amputee-patient of Carolyn, a therapist/counselor. The first five years of their relationship was appropriate, professional and therapeutic. But as the relationship deepens, Sarah's dependence on Carolyn becomes obsessive. Carolyn becomes her drug -- her answer to everything! Its Time To Stop (now available through 1stBooks Library) is a poignant story of a therapeutic relationship that did not adhere to the rules and developed into a dangerous and destructive dependence. The author cautions the reader and those who might possibly become "patients," or therapists, on the pitfalls of letting a therapeutic relationship become personal.
The Big Red Wagon -- Poems about the phases of life
SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Feb. 3, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- It is rare for a book to touch on the whole range of human experience. Don Eischen's collection of poems, Mirror Up to Nature (now available through 1stBooks Library) has taken on this difficult but awe-inspiring task, bringing to readers verses on the cycles of life -- birth, living, and dying.
Psychic or Psychotic? New Novel Reveals Author's Interest in Paranormal Phenomena
TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 3, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- In 1999, while renovating the New York City medical offices used by her late father and grandfather, Shoshannah Levy-Goldstein, a young naturopathic medical practitioner, discovers a box with files relating to the treatment of Sophie Jacobs, a patient of her grandfather, Dr. Eliahu Levy, a prominent psychiatrist who escaped from Germany shortly before the outbreak of the World War II. Curious, Shoshannah inspects the contents and learns that despite professional ethics requiring disposal of the files, Dr. Levy preserved them because he believed their documentation and analysis of the paranormal would have future scientific value. And so starts D. Jovanovic's compelling novel Love and Remembrance (now available through 1stBooks Library).
Gripen International Signs Enhanced Offset Agreement with Hungary
LINKOPING, Sweden, Feb. 3, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Gripen International has agreed to increase its offset commitment to correspond to the higher value of the Gripen agreement. For Hungary, this means that more jobs can be created and more business opportunities can be explored.