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The Way You Do Anything is the Way You Do Everything: The Why of Why Your Business Isn't Making More Money

The Way You Do Anything is the Way You Do Everything: The Why of Why Your Business Isn't Making More Money

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 03-FEB-2014

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Why your business isn't succeeding and what you can do about it While business consultants are having you scour over profit and loss statements, the real truth is businesses don't fail; people quit. The Way You Do Anything Is the Way You Do Everything offers a realistic, sarcastic, and fiercely honest look at how business owners fail to commit. Business success is all about mindset, and author Suzanne Evans helps you uncover your goals and blast away the obstacles that are standing in your way. She offers ways to make more money, more quickly and eliminate everything that doesn't...

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Brief: Make a Bigger Impact by Saying Less

Brief: Make a Bigger Impact by Saying Less

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 10-FEB-2014

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Get heard by being clear and concise The only way to survive in business today is to be a lean communicator. Busy executives expect you to respect and manage their time more effectively than ever. You need to do the groundwork to make your message tight and to the point. The average professional receives 304 emails per week and checks their smartphones 36 times an hour and 38 hours a week. This inattention has spread to every part of life. The average attention span has shrunk from 12 seconds in 2000 to eight in 2012. So, throw them a lifeline and be brief. Author Joe McCormack...

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The New Retirementality: Planning Your Life and Living Your Dreams...at Any Age You Want, 4th Edition

The New Retirementality: Planning Your Life and Living Your Dreams...at Any Age You Want, 4th Edition

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 17-FEB-2014

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Stop making a living and start making a life with The New Retirementality When Mitch Anthony first presented the concept of a new way of thinking about retirement in 2000, it was novel and many critics didn't buy into it. Originally written to get the attention of baby boomers who were approaching 55, Mitch started a revolution by showing people why they needed to have a new attitude about retirement–a "new retirementality." More than a decade later, most of us are facing a very different retirement reality than previous generations–failing pensions, an endangered social security system,...

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The Eventual Millionaire: How Anyone Can Be an Entrepreneur and Successfully Grow Their Startup

The Eventual Millionaire: How Anyone Can Be an Entrepreneur and Successfully Grow Their Startup

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 24-FEB-2014

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Become a millionaire by learning from millionaires An Eventual Millionaire is someone who knows they will be a millionaire, eventually. But they want to do it on their own terms—with an enjoyable life and an enjoyable business. Eventual Millionaires are everywhere, from the airplane pilot looking to start his own business for more freedom and money to a student looking to start her life on the right foot to a successful business owner needing inspiration and wondering how to take her business to the next level. There are many ways to become a millionaire, but research has often shown...

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A "hands-on" guide to applied equity analysis and portfolio management From asset allocation to modeling the intrinsic value of a stock, Applied Equity Analysis and Portfolio Management + Online Video Course offers readers a solid foundation in the practice of fundamental analysis using the same tools and techniques as professional investors. Filled with real-world illustrations and hands-on applications, Professor Weigand's learning system takes a rigorous, empirical approach to topics such as analyzing the macro-finance environment, sector rotation, financial analysis and valuation,...

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Trading Weekly Options + Online Video Course: Pricing Characteristics and Short-Term Trading Strategies

Trading Weekly Options + Online Video Course: Pricing Characteristics and Short-Term Trading Strategies

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 28-JAN-2014

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A comprehensive resource for understanding and trading weekly options Weekly options are traded on all major indices, as well as high volume stocks and ETFs. They continue to surge in popularity, accounting for as much as twenty percent of daily options volume. And while existing options strategy can be used with weeklys, they are particularly conducive to premium selling strategies and short-term trades based on a news item or technical pattern. With this timely guide, and its companion video, you'll learn exactly how to use weeklys to make more money from option selling strategies and...

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The Money Compass: Where Your Money Went and How to Get It Back

The Money Compass: Where Your Money Went and How to Get It Back

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 21-JAN-2014

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Between the ongoing recession, the collapse of the housing market, and the crumbling of the middle class, many Americans are left wondering what happened to the American Dream. They're also wondering what happened to their money. For millions of people, just making ends meet is challenging enough. So when it comes to saving and investing, it seems like the deck is stacked against you. The bad news is that you're right. If the economy were a card game, the dealer would hold all the aces. But the good news is that you don't have to play by the house rules. Renowned for his unvarnished...

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Investing with the Trend: A Rules-based Approach to Money Management

Investing with the Trend: A Rules-based Approach to Money Management

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 31-DEC-2013

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Investing with the Trend provides an abundance of evidence for adapting a rules-based approach to investing by offering something most avoid, and that is to answer the "why" one would do it this way. It explains the need to try to participate in the good markets and avoid the bad markets, with cash being considered an asset class. The book is in three primary sections and tries to leave no stone unturned in offering almost 40 years of experience in the markets. Part I - The focus is on much of the misinformation in modern finance, the inappropriate use of Gaussian statistics, the...

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What Your Boss Really Wants from You

What Your Boss Really Wants from You

By: Steve Arneson

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Publication Date: 05-MAY-2014

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Take Charge of the Relationship That Matters Most to Your Career Your most important work relationship is with your boss. You need it to go well. But even the best bosses can be hard to read, and some seem downright inscrutable. Your boss isn’t going to change for you—don’t waste your time trying. The solution lies in figuring out what makes your boss tick and adapting your own work style to make the relationship better. But how do you do that? In this pragmatic and accessible guide, top executive coach Steve Arneson shows how to find the answers to fifteen essential questions that will help...

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The Basics of Achieving Professional Certification: Enhancing Your Credentials

The Basics of Achieving Professional Certification: Enhancing Your Credentials

By: Willis Thomas

Publisher: Productivity Press

Publication Date: 14-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 31-MAR-2014

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This easy-to-use guide can help anyone looking to achieve professional certification make informed decisions about the many options available. It can also help avoid the pitfalls of making the wrong choice as a result of being incorrectly informed. Examining the range of professional certifications offered by associations and organizations, it explains how to select the right professional certification and outlines best practices for completing the certification process. It includes a CD that supplies permanent access to a suite of helpful training and development tools and software. ...

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Life at the Speed of Passion

Life at the Speed of Passion

By: Wright Eve

Publisher: Career Press

Publication Date: 21-APR-2014

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Life at the Speed of Passion will revolutionize the way you think about what your life looks like, what you do for a living and why you do it. Through her meteoric rise in the corporte and sports world, Eve has learned to master the craft of confident decision-making while blending it with personal integrity to create a life more passionate and purposeful than she ever imagined. ...

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The Professional Woman's Guide to Giving Feedback

The Professional Woman's Guide to Giving Feedback

By: Katie Botten

Publisher: Impackt Publishing

Publication Date: 25-MAR-2014

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It can be difficult for women to get ahead at work, particularly in male-dominated environments. However, there are ways to get an edge at work and great feedback is one of them. It may seem like a small element of business life, but knowing how to use feedback effectively can not only allay everyday stresses and anxieties, but it can drive business performance to excellent results. This book will demonstrate exactly how women can use feedback in this way, explaining with clarity and practicality exactly how to make the most out of feedback, and to bring confidence and results at...

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Be the Best Bad Presenter Ever

Be the Best Bad Presenter Ever

By: Karen Hough

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Publication Date: 13-MAY-2014

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If you’re like most people, the phrase “You’ll be giving a presentation” is on a par with “It looks like that molar will have to come out.” Well, let’s be honest: you’d prefer the surgery, wouldn’t you? One reason most people regard public speaking as a nightmare is that they have to be “perfect.” They drive themselves crazy trying to conform to all sorts of handed-down rules that tie them up in knots and put their audiences to sleep. But Karen Hough knows that by throwing out those rules, relaxing, being yourself, and even making “mistakes,” you’ll connect with your audience much more...

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A little book full of enormous value for novices and seasoned venture capitalists alike After having been thrown for a loop by the bursting of the tech bubble more than a decade ago, the venture capital industry suddenly has come roaring back to life over the past two years. In 2011 alone, more than $7.5 billion in venture capital was invested—representing more than a 19% increase over the previous year—in more than 966 companies. A majority of these companies reside in the life sciences, Internet, and alternative energy sectors. In today's weak job market, VC is more important than...

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Decide: Work Smarter, Reduce Your Stress, and Lead by Example

Decide: Work Smarter, Reduce Your Stress, and Lead by Example

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 03-FEB-2014

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How to make better decisions and achieve your goals What shapes a person's career and life, and defines them as a leader? Their decisions. We all want to be more productive and deliver our best results. But doing this effectively—and consistently over time—is a significant challenge. Managing it all is hard, and leading in today's hyper-paced world is even harder. The good news is that leadership expert Steve McClatchy makes it easier. In Decide, McClatchy—who works with Fortune 1000 people every day to help them achieve outstanding levels of performance—shows you how to cut through...

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Profiting from Market Trends: Simple Tools and Techniques for Mastering Trend Analysis

Profiting from Market Trends: Simple Tools and Techniques for Mastering Trend Analysis

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 03-FEB-2014

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An accessible guide to identifying and profiting from financial market trends Profiting from long-term trends is the most common path to success for traders. The challenge is recognizing the emergence of a trend and determining where to enter and exit the market. No body is more familiar with this situation than author Tina Logan. Now, in Profiting from Market Trends, she shares here extensive insights in this area with you. Divided into four comprehensive parts trend development, change in trend direction, reading the market, and profiting from technical analysis this reliable...

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Building Reliable Trading Systems: Tradable Strategies That Perform As They Backtest and Meet Your Risk-Reward Goals

Building Reliable Trading Systems: Tradable Strategies That Perform As They Backtest and Meet Your Risk-Reward Goals

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 22-APR-2013

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An award winning system developer explains how to create, test, and implement a profitable trading system Traders have long been drawn to the idea of translating their strategies and ideas into trading systems. While successful trading systems have been developed, in most cases, they work very well for a period of time in specific markets, but perform less well across all markets in all time frames. Nobody understands this better than author Keith Fitschen—a thought-leader in trading system development—and now, with Trading Strategy Generation + Website, he shares his extensive...

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Bookkeeping For Dummies, Australian and New Zealand Edition

Bookkeeping For Dummies, Australian and New Zealand Edition

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 19-SEP-2011

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Created especially for the Australian customer! Take the stress out of bookkeeping with easy-to-follow advice from the experts Do you have trouble balancing the books for your small business every month? Or are you a professional bookkeeper wishing to hone your skills? Whatever your bookkeeping needs, this practical guide to the ins and outs of business transactions will help you ensure that the numbers add up every time. Follow the bookkeeping cycle -- make the end of the month hassle-free by recording transactions properly Translate the financial lingo -- know your assets...

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The Go-To Expert

The Go-To Expert

By: Heather Townsend; Jon Baker

Publisher: FT Publishing International

Publication Date: 18-MAR-2014

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“Differentiating yourself from your peers is the challenge that every professional faces. This book gives you the clarity, process and confidence to make yourself stand out in a crowded market place.” Toni Hunter, Partner, George Hay Chartered Accountants   “This easy-to-read book shows you how to build a firm foundation to win business regularly from your network. Highly recommended for any corporate professional or small business owner.” Charlie Lawson, National Director, BNI UK & Ireland     The Go-To Expert provides no-nonsense advice on managing your transition into a...

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Learn Bookkeeping in 7 Days: Don't Fear the Tax Man

Learn Bookkeeping in 7 Days: Don't Fear the Tax Man

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Publisher: Wrightbooks

Publication Date: 31-JAN-2011

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Do you struggle with keeping your books? Do you dread facing your finances? Do you constantly fear that the tax man will come knocking? Learn Bookkeeping in 7 Days is your step-by-step guide to taking the stress out of keeping your books! This small business guide covers all of the basics, from setting up a general ledger through to confidently conquering your BAS, and all that's in between. In 7 quick and easy steps this book arms you with the knowledge you need to move to more advanced systems and will free up your time to focus on your business. Packed full of taxation tips,...