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Your Perfect Presentation: Speak in Front of Any Audience Anytime Anywhere and Never Be Nervous Again

Your Perfect Presentation: Speak in Front of Any Audience Anytime Anywhere and Never Be Nervous Again

By: Bill Hoogterp

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 24-FEB-2014

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"Bill's Own the Room methodology has helped countless speakers play at a higher level." —Sheryl Sandberg, COO of FACEBOOK Overcome Your Fear and Deliver Dynamic Presentations Your style is perfect for you. Public speaking coach to the C-suite Bill Hoogterp shows you proven tips, techniques, and exercises to amplify your effectiveness as a speaker and communicator. He explains how the brain processes information, what people respond to, and how to hold the audience in the palm of your hand. Great public speaking can be learned. Hoogterp's unique method turns fear into...

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J.K. Lasser's Guide to Self-Employment: Taxes, Tips, and Money-Saving Strategies for Schedule C Filers

J.K. Lasser's Guide to Self-Employment: Taxes, Tips, and Money-Saving Strategies for Schedule C Filers

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 21-OCT-2013

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Tax facts and strategies every self-employed person needs to know If you're thinking about starting a business, or have already begun one, you are not alone. There are more than 23 million workers who are already self-employed and file Schedule C to report their income and expenses. As a self-employed person you have to handle many, if not all, of the aspects of running your business. J.K. Lasser's Guide to Self-Employment is intended to help you with some business aspects with which you may not be familiar—but which have a great impact on your bottom line. It skillfully focuses on...

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Top 10 Moscow

Top 10 Moscow

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Publisher: DK Publishing

Publication Date: 01-JUL-2014

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Moscow in ePub format will lead you straight to the very best Moscow has to offer. Whether you're looking for things not to miss at the Top 10 sights or want to find the top place to eat, this guide is the perfect companion, taking the best of the printed guidebook and adding new eBook-only features. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists--from the Top 10 museums to the Top 10 events and festivals. There's even a list of the Top 10 ways to avoid the crowds. The guide is divided by area, each with its own photo gallery and clear maps pinpointing the top...

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Investing in Frontier Markets: Opportunity, Risk and Role in an Investment Portfolio

Investing in Frontier Markets: Opportunity, Risk and Role in an Investment Portfolio

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 03-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 07-JUN-2014

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The only comprehensive guide to reaping big returns investing in the hottest new growth markets This book makes a compelling case that, just as today's well-rounded portfolio includes emerging market funds, tomorrow's well-rounded portfolio will include frontier market funds. More importantly, it alerts you to the vast opportunities and potential pitfalls of investing in frontier markets while providing expert advice and guidance on how to research and invest in the most promising frontier growth markets. Widely considered to be the next emerging markets, frontier markets, such as those...

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The 46 Rules of Genius: An Innovator’s Guide to Creativity

The 46 Rules of Genius: An Innovator’s Guide to Creativity

By: Marty Neumeier

Publisher: New Riders

Publication Date: 19-MAY-2014

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Not since Strunk and White’s ELEMENTS OF STYLE has a book compressed so many insights into so few pages. With his trademark simplicity and wit, Marty Neumeier has written and illustrated a concise guide that can be read quickly over a lunch break or savored slowly over a lifetime. Part 1, “How can I innovate?” offers insightful guidance such as “Feel before you think,” “See what’s not there,” and “Ask a bigger question.” Rule #1 gives the paradoxical advice: “Break the rules.” Part 2, “How should I work?” offers down-to-earth tips on craft: “Use a linear process for static elements,” and...

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The Feel Good Factory on Healthy Living

The Feel Good Factory on Healthy Living

By: Infinite Ideas; Elisabeth Wilson

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 20-FEB-2011

Insert Date: 05-JUN-2014

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Our attitudes to our health and lifestyle are changing as the media focuses on the rise in obesity, drink problems and drug addiction.The Feel Good Factory's handy, no-nonsense book provides many inspiring ideas to make small but life-changing steps towards healthier and happier lives. ...

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Foods, Nutrients and Food Ingredients with Authorised EU Health Claims

Foods, Nutrients and Food Ingredients with Authorised EU Health Claims

By: Michele Jeanne Sadler

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 21-APR-2014

Insert Date: 05-JUN-2014

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Foods, Nutrients and Food Ingredients with Authorised EU Health Claims provides an overview of how health claims are regulated in the EU as well as detailed scientific and regulatory information about permitted health claims for particular types of foods and ingredients. Part one provides a background to the regulation of health claims in Europe. Part two focuses on authorised disease risk reduction claims, claims relating to children’s development and health and proprietary claims. Part three sets out ingredients with permitted ‘general function’ claims, including choline,...

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Copywriting, 2nd Edition

Copywriting, 2nd Edition

By: Mark Shaw

Publisher: Laurence King

Publication Date: 18-OCT-2012

Insert Date: 31-MAY-2014

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Writing copy is often assumed to be a natural talent. However, there are simple techniques you can employ to craft strong written content with ease. This new, expanded edition teaches the art of writing great copy for digital media, branding, advertising, direct marketing, retailing, catalogs, company magazines, and internal communications. Using a series of exercises and up-to-date illustrated examples of award-winning campaigns and communication, Copywriting, Second Edition takes you through step-by-step processes that can help you to write content quickly and effectively. ...

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Success on Your Own Terms

Success on Your Own Terms

By: James B. Rosseau

Publisher: Career Press

Publication Date: 23-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 31-MAY-2014

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It’s up to you to create your custom-tailored career and define success your way. How? Combine your burning passion with drive, determination, strategy, and commitment to pay it forward; and find and nurture mentor support, stay steady on your path, and see the fireworks. Success on Your Own Terms will show you exactly how to do it. ...

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The Financially Savvy Entrepreneur

The Financially Savvy Entrepreneur

By: Chase Emily Smith

Publisher: Career Press

Publication Date: 23-JUN-2014

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80 percent of small businesses do not receive outside funding; they bootstrap (and beg and borrow) to make their business dreams a reality. As these businesses grow, the hasty financial decisions and systems put in place during their infancy inevitably crumble. ...

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How to Make Money with Social Media: An Insider’s Guide to Using New and Emerging Media to Grow Your Business, Second Edition

How to Make Money with Social Media: An Insider’s Guide to Using New and Emerging Media to Grow Your Business, Second Edition

By: Jamie Turner; Reshma Shah

Publisher: Pearson FT Press

Publication Date: 20-AUG-2014

Insert Date: 30-MAY-2014

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Set up, launch, and run your winning social/mobile media campaign! This guide is packed with actionable tools, techniques, and tips you can really use – all fully revamped for today's newest platforms and opportunities. Authors Jamie Turner and Reshma Shah have unsurpassed experience using social and mobile media to solve complex and difficult marketing challenges. Their How to Make Money with Social Media, Second Edition reads just like the conversation you'd want to have with them over coffee: it's friendly, upbeat, based on hard-won experience about what does (and doesn't) work, and...

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Dream It, Do It, Live It: 9 Easy Steps To Making Things Happen For You

Dream It, Do It, Live It: 9 Easy Steps To Making Things Happen For You

By: Richard Newton; Ciprian Adrian Rusen

Publisher: Capstone

Publication Date: 10-JUL-2013

Insert Date: 27-MAY-2014

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A practical nine-step productivity guide for turning your dreams into realities When you think of project management, you probably think of business projects and boring meetings. But every project, personal and professional, needs to be properly managed if you expect to turn what you can dream up into a reality you can live. We all have dreams we're passionate about—getting ahead at work, starting a business, or even learning to play an instrument—but it's difficult to live your dreams without a framework for getting from vision to achievement. Dream It, Do It, Live It offers practical,...

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Inventores increíblemente poco razonables: Sus vidas, amores y muertes

Inventores increíblemente poco razonables: Sus vidas, amores y muertes

By: Jeremy Coller

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 29-MAR-2012

Insert Date: 23-MAY-2014

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En estas extraordinarias historias de treinta personas que nos dieron inventos históricos como la bombilla y el teléfono, el revólver y la dinamita, las vacunas y la anestesia, encontramos amistades y trapicheos, comedia y tragedia, euforia incontrolada y amarga decepción. Jeremy Coller explora el poder de la ambición y el miedo al fracaso, el optimismo que permite a las personas aprovechar nuevas oportunidades y los fallos en la naturaleza humana que pueden alejar del éxito incluso a los individuos más decididos. ...

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China 88: The Real China and How to Deal with It

China 88: The Real China and How to Deal with It

By: Andrew Delios; Zhijian Wu; Phillip Day

Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 16-MAY-2014

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China 88 serves as a quick, handy guide for newcomers to China -- with a particular focus on travel and business culture. It helps to unravel the complexity of China by providing a historical context to the many nuances and paradoxes of this fascinating place. Tips, explanations, and clear examples help to demystify China for any reader looking for a practical working understanding in the face of social conventions that can be thousands of years old. Coverage includes: Relationships and values Social and business conventions Modern society and culture Economic...

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The Best Teacher in You

The Best Teacher in You

By: Robert E. Quinn; Katherine Heynoski; Mike Thomas; Gretchen M. Spreitzer

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Publication Date: 30-JUN-2014

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What does teaching look like at its very best? How are great teachers able to ignite a love of learning and change students’ lives? In this book you’ll learn from seven remarkable teachers who stretch beyond the conventional foundations of good teaching to transform their classrooms into exciting, dynamic places where teachers and students cocreate the learning experience. Based on six years of extensive work, the book outlines a framework that identifies four dimensions of effective teaching and learning that are integrated in these highly effective teachers’ classrooms—and that all teachers...

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101 Ways to Find Work…And Keep Finding Work for the Rest of Your Career!

101 Ways to Find Work…And Keep Finding Work for the Rest of Your Career!

By: Dr. Charles Michael Austin

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 30-APR-2014

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In today's business culture, the reality is that employees change jobs-frequently! Today's corporations focus on pleasing shareholders and managing costs, resulting in a workforce that's shifting significantly, moving many savvy professionals to seize the benefits of the evolving career culture by working as freelancers, consultants, or independent contractors. In 101 WAYS TO FIND WORK, career-development specialist Charles Michael Austin offers a common sense, practical approach to succeeding in the twenty-first century work world. You'll learn the strategies you need to define your career...

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Pushing Doors Marked Pull

Pushing Doors Marked Pull

By: Barry Gibbons

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 11-NOV-2013

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Pushing doors marked pull covers three periods in the life of ex-Burger King CEO Barry Gibbons. In the first part of the book, ‘Rebel without a clue’, we meet Barry as a directionless teen in Manchester during the early 1960s. Although the swinging sixties seem to largely bypass him a world is opening up to his generation, and he is not going to miss out. Even if he doesn’t have an instruction manual. Part two, ‘Lord of the files’, catches up with Barry two decades later as he heads to dinner with the Queen on the royal yacht. As chairman of Burger King Barry introduces us to the life of...

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Wallace D. Wattles' The Science of Getting Rich

Wallace D. Wattles' The Science of Getting Rich

By: James Robinson

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 30-JAN-2013

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The Science of Getting Rich was written by New Thought Movement author Wallace D. Wattles in 1910.It is his best known work and is based on his concept of the ‘Certain (positive) Way of Thinking’. This new trend for using mind over matter was made even more unusual, yet popular, by Wattles’ application of it to business prosperity, mind training, and success in the material world. Here, James Robinson illustrates the timeless nature of Wattles’ insights by bringing them to life through modern case studies. His brilliant interpretation of The Science of Getting Rich is an entertaining...

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Just Enough Research

ShortCut

Just Enough Research

By: Erika Hall

Publisher: New Riders

Publication Date: 30-APR-2014

Insert Date: 16-MAY-2014

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Foreword by JEFFREY ZELDMAN Design research is a hard slog that takes years to learn and time away from the real work of design, right? Wrong. Good research is about asking more and better questions, and thinking critically about the answers. It’s something every member of your team can and should do, and which everyone can learn, quickly. And done well, it will save you time and money by reducing unknowns and creating a solid foundation to build the right thing, in the most effective way. In Just Enough Research, co-founder of Mule Design Erika Hall distills her experience into a brief...

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Dare, Dream, Do: Remarkable Things Happen When You Dare to Dream

Dare, Dream, Do: Remarkable Things Happen When You Dare to Dream

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Publisher: Bibliomotion

Publication Date: 08-MAY-2013

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Whitney Johnson, popular Harvard Business Review blogger, has a goal: to help us identify and achieve our dreams. Her belief is that we can each achieve greater happiness when focusing both on our dreams and on other people in our lives. In this inspiring book, Johnson directs her attention to teaching women, in particular, a three-step model for personal advancement and happiness. She first encourages us to DARE to boldly step out, to consider disrupting life as we know it. She then teaches us how to DREAM, to give life to the possibilities, whether to start a business or run a...