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Forcefulness and bullying are different sides of the same quality.
The fictional nature of the novel in no way hinders the forcefulness of Rubart's message.
He was, however, flawed as an administrator: a successful spell as Clerk of the Ordnance in the early 1850s was followed, two decades later, by a disastrous period as Postmaster General when his general lack of perspicacity and forcefulness compounded already complicated problems within his department.
Reflecting his forcefulness (and Star Trek fandom), Bezos initially intended to call his company "Make It So," according to Stone's book.
In the account of the life and work of Margaret Thatcher, Dr Harris has concentrated on the woman rather than on the detail of the events, examining the influences on her political life from her childhood in Grantham, daughter of a grocer, through her background as a chemist and tax lawyer, her determination to be in politics and her courage and forcefulness which won her the leadership of the Conservative Party.
According to UBS, the forcefulness of the recent correction was, in many ways "baffling", even when the negative factors like concerns around Cyprus are taken into consideration.
Thatcher was the epitome of forcefulness and conviction.
Thankfully, our disenchantment is tempered by unerring affection for Segel and Blunt, and some lovely set pieces including an animated discussion between Violet and Suzie in front of the latter's inquisitive young daughter that forces the sisters to adopt the voices of Elmo and Cookie Monster from Sesame Street to conceal the forcefulness of their argument.
Thankfully, our disenchantment is tempered by unerring affection for Segel and Blunt and some lovely set-pieces including an animated discussion between Violet and Suzie in front of the latter's inquisitive young daughter that forces the sisters to adopt the voices of Elmo and Cookie Monster from Sesame Street to conceal the forcefulness of their argument.
He was surprised at the EU's forcefulness, saying that given his past experiences as US ambassador in Brussels, he never in his "wildest dreams" thought that the EU would impose a total oil embargo, and that this was "an extraordinary achievement".
As a classic, and perhaps classical, statement of Abstract Expression, "Zero at the Bone" reminds us that Fishman's forcefulness revivifies a genre that many are tempted to see as antiquated, even moribund; a bit of bright blue on the lower right shines like a jewel and the red plank in the middle is luminescent, a quality achieved by adding black to the bar.
There must be a political will that will deal with this matter with efficiency and forcefulness .