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Starting Over: A Way of Life

Starting Over: A Way of Life

By:  Luis J. Echarte Fernández

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 01-APR-2013

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Since I was diagnosed with cancer in 2003, I have spent a lot of time working on writing this book, a personal account of my life and the lessons I have learned along the way. After plenty of crying, laughing and feeling melancholic, I have come to the realization that the greatest lesson of all is to overcome your fears and step out of your comfort zone. As it is by taking that leap into unfamiliar territory that you will live up to your full potential.  Since I was a young boy, forced to leave Cuba during Fidel Castro’s uprising, up to the present day, working in Mexico with Ricardo...

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Del viente a la Muerte

Del viente a la Muerte

By:  Chandra Choubey

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 01-MAR-2013

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Así como el río Ganges recorre desde los Himalayas hasta el golfo de Bengala, nuestra vida empieza en el vientre y fluye con la fuerza de nuestras acciones. Pero en este fluir de la vida, cuando estamos vivos, muchas veces no nos damos cuenta de lo que tenemos, ni lo valoramos.Vivimos engañados de muchos modos. ¿Por qué, cuando nos vemos cerca del final, queremos volver a la vida? ¿Por qué "damos patadas" de lamentos en la tumba? ¿Cómo debemos, pues, realizar este recorrido de la vida? "…Ahora que veo la vida desde el final… sólo quiero decirles una cosa: para mí ya es muy tarde, pero...

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Dinero y felicidad

Dinero y felicidad

By: Alberto Tovar

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 01-DEC-2010

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En la vida moderna un gran número de preguntas giran en torno al dinero y la felicidad: ¿Es el dinero la felicidad?, ¿la felicidad depende del dinero?, ¿el dinero da la felicidad?, ¿el dinero es una obstáculo para la felicidad?, ¿qué tiene que ver la felicidad con el dinero?, etcétera. El gran número de respuestas y la cantidad de textos escritos en torno a ellas nos hablan de algo que parece sumamente sencillo pero no lo es tanto y que, cuando menos, no es nada fácil tener la contestación correcta a la hora de decidir. Es más, quizá ni siquiera haya respuesta universales, sino que se...

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Estudiar, trabajar y ahorrar no es suficiente...

Estudiar, trabajar y ahorrar no es suficiente...

By: Carlos Ponce

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2013

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No se fíen de Carlos Ponce. Detrás de su apariencia de alto funcionario del sector financiero se esconde un rebelde. Alguien que sacude nuestras certidumbres e ilumina nuestras dudas en esa caverna que son las finanzas personales. El cultivo de nuestro patrimonio es uno de los mejores usos que podemos hacer de nuestros recursos. Afortunadamente hay autores como Carlos y libros como este: un verdadero manual de supervivencia para estos tiempos. Luis Miguel González  Director Editorial del periódico El Economista ...

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The Wisdom of Oz

The Wisdom of Oz

By: Rubén Turienzo

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 01-JUN-2011

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Dorothy’s life-changing adventure begins when she joins the Oz Company, New York’s largest and best-known advertising agency. There she learns the power of teamwork, the role of communication, and other key values and skills that helps her to advance in her job. During her time in the Big Apple, Dorothy encounters Miss Toto, Frank Wizard, Mrs East and Heidi North and other characters who either help or hinder Dorothy on her way to personal growth. Based on the famous Wizard of Oz, this inspiring business fable provides important lessons on how to take hold of the reins of our lives and...

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The Manager's Guide to Presentations

The Manager's Guide to Presentations

By: Lauren M. Hug

Publisher: Impackt Publishing

Publication Date: 13-JAN-2014

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Lauren Hug, founder of HugSpeak Coaching & Consulting, has been helping people reach and motivate audiences for 20 years. In this concise, friendly guide, she condenses her years of presentation expertise from the courtroom to the boardroom. Your presentations are a crucial part of establishing yourself as a leader. Developing a commanding presence and exceptional public speaking skills will mark you as a rising star within your organization. And it doesn't have to be daunting. Lauren will teach you how to speak with confidence, whether you're presenting to your employees, your boss or...

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J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2014: For Preparing Your 2013 Tax Return

J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2014: For Preparing Your 2013 Tax Return

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 28-OCT-2013

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America's number one bestselling tax guide offers the best balance of thoroughness, organization, and usability For over half a century, more than 39 million Americans have turned to J.K. Lasser for easy-to-follow, expert advice and guidance on planning and filing their taxes. Written by a team of tax specialists, J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2014 includes all the outstanding features that have made this book the nation's all-time top-selling tax guide. It covers some of the most important topics associated with your taxes, from what must you report as income and strategies that will...

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Beans of Wisdom

Beans of Wisdom

By: Joe Swinger

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 02-MAR-2012

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Beans of Wisdom is the fascinating parable of a man named Joe who finds himself on a charitable food line on Christmas Eve after losing everything – his family, home, business and himself. There he meets a mysterious man named Kris who takes him on an incredible journey of discovery and redemption. Follow Joe throughout his journey as he discovers that the seven greatest gifts to success are within each of us from the moment we are born. Beans of Wisdom is a magical story that shows us seven of life’s greatest gifts – gifts that enable one to become a successful leader in business and...

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The Eurodollar Futures and Options Handbook

The Eurodollar Futures and Options Handbook

By: Galen Burghardt

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 23-JUN-2003

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Eurodollar trading volume is exploding, with no end in sight tools phenomenal growth. The Eurodollar Futures and Options Handbook provides traders and investors with the complete range of current research on Eurodollar futures and options, now the most widely traded money market contracts in the world. The only current book on this widely-followed topic, it features chapters written by Eurodollar experts from JP Morgan, Mellon Capital, Merrill Lynch, and other global trading giants, and will quickly become a required reference for all Eurodollar F&O traders and investors. ...

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All About Low Volatility Investing

All About Low Volatility Investing

By: Peter Sander

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 19-NOV-2013

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YOU DON'T HAVE TO TAKE HUGE RISKS TO INVEST SUCCESSFULLY Low volatility investing has been proven to outperform higher risk, volatile growth stock trading and investing over time. In today’s markets, this is exactly what you need to consistently draw returns beyond the risk-free rate--and sleep well at night because you're not worried about your investments! Written in a clear, entertaining style, All About Low Volatility Investing provides a firm foundation on volatility in markets and reveals the knowledge you need to make it work for you instead of against you. This...

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Keynes's Way to Wealth: Timeless Investment Lessons from The Great Economist

Keynes's Way to Wealth: Timeless Investment Lessons from The Great Economist

By: John F. Wasik

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 28-OCT-2013

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“Mr. Wasik’s distillation of how Keynes made--and then remade--his fortune is instructive. And the principles that Keynes followed have stood the test of time. As Mr. Wasik adds, 'The object of investing is to ensure prosperity, not to become obsessed with making money.'" The New York Times John Maynard Keynes indelibly made his mark on global economics... Few people know, however, that he was also a daring, steel-nerved investor who built a multimilliondollar fortune in the stock market while providing financial counsel to the likes of Winston Churchill and FDR. Now,...

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The Elements of Investing: Easy Lessons for Every Investor, Updated Edition

The Elements of Investing: Easy Lessons for Every Investor, Updated Edition

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 22-JAN-2013

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An updated look at best rules of investing provided by two of the world's greatest financial thinkers In the updated edition of The Elements of Investing, authors Charles Ellis and Burton Malkiel—two of the world's greatest financial thinkers—have again combined their talents to produce a straight-talking book about investing and saving. Written with every investor in mind, this reliable resource will put you on a path towards a lifetime of financial success. Page by page, Malkiel and Ellis skillfully focus their message to address the essentials and offer a set of simple, but powerful...

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Inc. Yourself, 11th Edition

Inc. Yourself, 11th Edition

By: Judith H. McQuown

Publisher: Career Press

Publication Date: 24-FEB-2014

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Inc. Yourself is the longest-selling business book in the history of trade publishing. In continuous print since 1977, it has sold more than 700,000 copies to date. For 37 years it has helped entrepreneurs, small-business owners, and professionals save thousands of dollars a year by incorporating. ...

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Electricity for the Entertainment Electrician & Technician

Electricity for the Entertainment Electrician & Technician

By: Richard Cadena

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 12-OCT-2012

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Basic Electricity for the Entertainment Electrician will reinforce the fundamentals of electricity, power distribution, safety, and show you the latest technology on things like: * IGBTs * sine-wave dimming * all of the latest software applications (list to come) In the ever-changing entertainment technology field, this book will give you enough information to prepare you for a future in the industry or reinforce the practical experience you have already gained. If you understand the principles in this book, you will be well prepared to face the challenges of the day, including the...

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Start Me Up!

Start Me Up!

By: Ebong Eka

Publisher: Career Press

Publication Date: 02-FEB-2014

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There are four major pitfalls that business owners experience that inevitably lead to failure. Start Me Up! provides strategies to avoid those pitfalls and gives you the powerful ideas you need to build your thriving business. ...

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The Art of Voice Acting, 4th Edition

The Art of Voice Acting, 4th Edition

By: James Alburger

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 01-SEP-2010

Insert Date: 29-JAN-2014

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Are you just starting in Voiceover? Do you have some experience, but aren't getting booked? Are you a working pro who wants to expand to new areas of VO work? The Art of Voice Acting is a must read if you are serious about a profession in voice over and looking to maximize your efforts for success in the business. Packed with basic acting techniques in The Art of Voice Acting, you will discover * All new scripts * 20 more pages of new and updated information * A completely new chapter of studio stories and 'tricks-of-the-trade' from professional voiceover talent around the world *...

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They Don’t Teach Corporate in College, Third Edition

They Don’t Teach Corporate in College, Third Edition

By: Alexandra Levit

Publisher: Career Press

Publication Date: 02-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 28-JAN-2014

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They Don’t Teach Corporate in College has resonated with tens of thousands of readers and is currently used as a text in corporations and universities across the country. This new and updated edition reflects the unique needs and challenges of current twenty-somethings, who want to make a difference right now but lack some of the core skills to make it happen. It incorporates fresh tips for building your transferable skillset, networking and enhancing your productivity in an increasingly digital world, and becoming an effective leader. ...

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Changing Direction: A Practical Approach to Directing Actors in Film and Theatre

Changing Direction: A Practical Approach to Directing Actors in Film and Theatre

By: Lenore DeKoven

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 07-FEB-2006

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This approach, honed after years of on-set experience and from teaching at UCLA, NYU, and Columbia, and endorsed by many in the industry, including director Ang Lee (Brokeback Mountain and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) and producer/actor Edward Asner, aims to provide a helpful reference and resource for directors and actors alike. It combines underlying theory with dozens of exercises designed to reveal the actor's craft. There is material on constructing the throughline; analyzing the script; character needs; the casting and rehearsal processes; film vs. theater procedures as well as the...

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Swimming Upstream: A Lifesaving Guide to Short Film Distribution

Swimming Upstream: A Lifesaving Guide to Short Film Distribution

By: Sharon Badal

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 18-DEC-2007

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Short films have come into their own, not least in part due to the incredible new ways to distribute them, including the Web, cell phones, new festivals devoted to shorts--even television and theatres. This is the ultimate guide for anyone who's made a short film and wonders what to do next. Whether your short film is meant to be a calling card, a segue to a feature film, or you just want to recoup some of the costs, this book describes the potential paths for distribution. Written by the short film programmer of the Tribeca Film Festival and featuring contributions from top film festival...

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Scenic Design and Lighting Techniques

Scenic Design and Lighting Techniques

By: Rob Napoli; Chuck Gloman

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 21-SEP-2006

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Basic. This is the key word in Scenic Design and Lighting Tecniques: A Basic Guide for Theatre, written by two seasoned professionals with over twenty years of experience. This book is designed to show you how to turn a bare stage into a basic set design, without using heavy language that would bog you down. From materials and construction to basic props and lighting, this book explains all you will need to know to build your set and light it....