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1961. 

How to Save an Hour Every Day

How to Save an Hour Every Day

By: Michael Heppell

Publisher: Prentice Hall Life

Publication Date: 18-APR-2011

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‘ I’m so certain this book will help you save an hour every day, I guarantee it. If you’ve read the book, put the ideas into action and yet somehow haven’t saved that vital hour, I’ll personally give you your money back .’ Michael Heppell   How to Save an Hour Every Day is the new book from Michael Heppell, author of the bestselling personal development hit of 2010 Flip It , described by DJ and TV presenter Chris Evans as “brilliant, simple, a joy to read!” and “ the best personal development book I have ever read ”. Would you like an extra hour a day, every day of...

1962. 

From Brainwave to Business

From Brainwave to Business

By: Celia Gates

Publisher: Financial Times/ Prentice Hall

Publication Date: 10-NOV-2010

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Award-winning entrepreneur, Celia Gates, shows you how to build a profitable business from your idea, from patenting and prototyping and marketing to sales.   This book offers advice about business start-ups based on products as well as services. It takes you through prototyping and protecting your idea, in addition to covering all the areas you would usually find in a business start-up book, including raising finance, business planning, sales and marketing etc.   Based on the author’s own experience, it gives a realistic and honest understanding of the perils of...

1963. 

Brilliant Interview, 3rd Edition

Brilliant Interview, 3rd Edition

By: Ros Jay

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Publication Date: 16-DEC-2010

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Congratulations- you’ve got the interview.  Now how will you get the job? Brilliant Interview will equip you with all the insights and practice you need to be the most successful interviewee around Most people will have to do a job interview at some point in their lives. Interviews can be nerve-racking and it’s really easy to make mistakes.  However, your performance can have a huge impact on your career so it’s vital that you get your interview technique right.  Brilliant Interview will show you how to present y ourself as the best candidate, with plenty of tips and advice from...

1964. 

The Great Investors

The Great Investors

By: Glen Arnold

Publisher: Financial Times/ Prentice Hall

Publication Date: 26-OCT-2010

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'Whether a complete novice, or a professional portfolio manager, this book will give you access to the mindset and techniques of the most successful investors of our time and more importantly, it will help you avoid mistakes. The Great Investors  will have a permanent place on my desk.' Mark Sheridan , Executive Director, Nomura International PLC   Leading investors such as Warren Buffett, Benjamin Graham, Sir John Templeton, George Soros and Anthony Bolton are known throughout the world. How did these people come to be so successful? Which strategies have they used to make their...

1965. 

The Secrets of success at work, 2nd Edition

The Secrets of success at work, 2nd Edition

By: Richard Hall

Publisher: Prentice Hall Business

Publication Date: 18-OCT-2010

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These are real secrets. Pearls of wisdom learnt through years of experience in some of the most competitive companies around. They are the secrets that seriously successful people use to get ahead, even when times are tough. Here are ten core principles that you can use to be the very best at what you do. They’re shameless crutches on which to leverage your talent, powerful ways to develop a reputation for excellence and winning strategies that will help ensure your survival in any economic climate. Very few can build a career that gives them what they deserve – but now you can. Success...

1966. 

Brilliant Email

Brilliant Email

By: Dr Monica Seeley

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Publication Date: 06-DEC-2010

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Brilliant Email will show you how to use email effectively to win back time and dramatically improve your personal productivity and work/life balance.   Using this book, you will learn how to: - Reduce the volume of email you deal with each day; - Write your message clearly and in an appropriate style; - Select when to use email and when to use an alternative; - Slim down the size of your mailbox; - Use your email software to manage the flow of email traffic; - Help your colleagues to use email more effectively.   The principles in this book have been developed over the last...

1967. 

Brilliant Business Plan

Brilliant Business Plan

By: Dr Kevan Williams

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Publication Date: 08-NOV-2010

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  A brilliant business needs a brilliant business plan and this is the book to help you write one. It will take you step by step through the process to help you build  a business plan quickly and easily and then use it to build your business.   This book introduces the basic concepts of business planning, shows you a swift and smart way to prepare a business plan and reveals how to use a business plan to run your business more effectively.   This book is ideal if you need a plan to show your bank manager, small investors and employees, or to use as a chart for steering your business....

1968. 

Brilliant Checklists for Entrepreneurs, 3rd Edition

Brilliant Checklists for Entrepreneurs, 3rd Edition

By: Robert Ashton

Publisher: Prentice Hall Business

Publication Date: 13-SEP-2010

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  The indispensible handbook that every project manager needs, Brilliant Checklists for Project Managers is packed with hundreds of easy to follow, detailed lists that tell you everything you need to know, everything you need to think about, and everything you need to do to when managing any project.   The fast, focussed guidance in this practical and user-friendly book covers all aspects of project management right from initiating a project, managing multiple  projects at once right through to delivering the goods and winding things up.   Brilliant Checklists for Project...

1969. 

Brilliant Body Language

Brilliant Body Language

By: Max Eggert

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Publication Date: 12-OCT-2010

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Take your communication skills to a whole new level and understand what people really think and feel. What is said is often not what is meant, yet most of us don’t know how to ‘read between the lines’. Something like an astounding 70% of communication is non-verbal! If you want to be persuasive, build rapport, create a positive impression – be an all-round brilliant and effective communicator – Brilliant Body Language is essential reading.   Written by a psychologist with extensive experience helping people hone their interpersonal skills, this book will show you how to read and...

1970. 

Brilliant Influence

Brilliant Influence

By: Mike Clayton

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Publication Date: 11-NOV-2010

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Whatever you do in life, whatever you hope to achieve, Brilliant Influence will help you get there – with the power of influence. It shows you how to build the support, trust and respect you need to propel your life forwards to take on challenge after challenge.     Based on over twenty years of influencing experience, the author combines psychological principles with case studies and examples to show you how to: - Use body language and appearance to establish instant rapport. - Select words to gain lasting trust and respect. - Understand how people make decisions so you get a ‘yes’,...

1971. 

How to coach with NLP

How to coach with NLP

By: Robbie Steinhouse

Publisher: Prentice Hall Business

Publication Date: 15-JUN-2010

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Improve your ability to understand, interact and communicate with others using the skills of coaching and NLP.   This practical book contains easy to follow models, numerous real-life examples, a unique NLP based six-session coaching model and a unique section on the use of Hypnosis – an important NLP tool.   ...

1972. 

Brilliant NLP Workbook

Brilliant NLP Workbook

By: David Molden; Pat Hutchinson

Publisher: Pearson Business

Publication Date: 12-OCT-2010

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In this new workbook, NLP trainers, David Molden and Pat Hutchinson, have gathered the very best NLP techniques from years of teaching and training people from all walks of life. Each exercise has been chosen for maximum impact to ensure brilliant results, every time. Designed as a complete, step-by-step programme, it details every core aspect of NLP, from creating compelling outcomes and changing old habits right through to personal strategies for success and modelling excellence. Ideal for personal or professional use, it provides an invaluable resource to help you or your clients achieve...

1973. 

Change Your Life with CBT

Change Your Life with CBT

By: Corinne Sweet

Publisher: Prentice Hall Life

Publication Date: 12-AUG-2010

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy has already helped millions of people overcome their issues and move their life forward – now it can really help you too.   In this busy, demanding and often stressful modern world, it’s a struggle to find time to even think about what your dreams and goals might be, let alone work towards actually realising them.   It’s so easy to get stuck in a routine, to opt for the easy answers, to feel a lack of inspiration and motivation and then wind up feeling anxious and depressed. Far from being an exciting or invigorating prospect, the mere idea of changing...

1974. 

Financial Times Guide to Options, 2nd Edition

Financial Times Guide to Options, 2nd Edition

By: Lenny Jordan

Publisher: Financial Times/ Prentice Hall

Publication Date: 26-NOV-2010

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The Financial Times Guide to Options , will introduce you to the instruments and markets of options, giving you the confidence to trade successfully. Options are explained in real-life terminology, using every-day examples and accessible language. Introducing three key options markets – stocks, bonds and commodities, the book explains options contracts from straight vanilla options to strangles and butterflies and covers the fundamentals of options pricing and trading      Originally published as Options Plain and Simple , this new edition includes:   How the options industry...

1975. 

Tricks of the Rich

Tricks of the Rich

By: Paul A Overy

Publisher: Prentice Hall Business

Publication Date: 30-MAR-2010

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Are you ready to become rich?   How do they do it - how do the rich get rich? What do they do that’s so different from the rest of us?   We all do it, we slog away to make a living, after all it’s the only way… But, what if there was another way? A smarter way – a way that gives you more chance of making your dreams a reality? There is. And Paul Overy, self made millionaire and financial coach will show you how.   In simple and ordinary language, Tricks of the Rich will show you how the rich make think and manage money - and how you can apply this to your financial...

1976. 

How You Can Talk to Anyone in Every Situation

How You Can Talk to Anyone in Every Situation

By: Emma Sargent; Tim Fearon

Publisher: Prentice Hall Life

Publication Date: 08-NOV-2010

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There aren’t many people who really embrace the idea of entering a room full of strangers and being expected to make conversation. Likewise most people shy away from small talk situations with people they have little or nothing in common with.   But there are some people seem to do it so well. We’ve all watched them enviously as they walk into a room of strangers, take command and move seamlessly and effortlessly from group to group, dazzling with their confidence and charm, and entertaining with their witty repartee and interesting anecdotes. We on the other hand, hover on the sidelines...

1977. 

Mastering Derivatives markets, 4th Edition

Mastering Derivatives markets, 4th Edition

By: Francesca Taylor

Publisher: Financial Times/ Prentice Hall

Publication Date: 06-DEC-2010

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"The first port of call for anyone looking to truly understand derivatives markets, appreciate the role they play within the global financial system and develop the technical knowledge to trade." Matthew Thompson, Chief Strategy & Business Development Officer, Dubai Mercantile Exchange "An essential read for anyone serious about understanding the impact of derivatives and technology on the global financial market." Kevin Thorogood, Global Head, Investment Banking/Energy Trading, Thunderhead Ltd "We have used Francesca for training on derivatives in the past. She demonstrates a...

1978. 

Financial Times Guide to Investing for Income

Financial Times Guide to Investing for Income

By: David Stevenson

Publisher: Financial Times/ Prentice Hall

Publication Date: 15-JUN-2011

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Financial Times Guide to Income Investing is the complete reference guide for all investors wanting their shares and investments to provide market beating — and continuous — income.   This book provides you with the necessary tools of the trade so you can work out the best strategy to follow guiding you through the mainstream, and not so mainstream, investment vehicles.   Beginning with an introduction describing the basics of risk, return, volatility, structure, inflation and investing, the book introduces the simplest and safest products and funds before moving on to those higher...

1979. 

How to Argue

How to Argue

By: Jonathan Herring

Publisher: Prentice Hall Life

Publication Date: 22-MAR-2010

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Written by a leading lawyer with first-hand experience of some of the toughest arguments, How to Argue is a fun, entertaining and no-holds-barred guide to everything you need to know about arguing. We all do it every day; arguing is part of life. We can do it unknowingly, sometimes subtly and sometimes very explosively, but however we do it, most of us know that we argue badly. Imagine being able to face any argument free of the fear, confusion and intimidation that your opponent is probably experiencing. Imagine knowing that, win or lose, your argument has been made convincingly,...

1980. 

The Financial Times Guide to Using the Financial Pages, 6th Edition

The Financial Times Guide to Using the Financial Pages, 6th Edition

By: Mr Romesh Vaitilingam

Publisher: Financial Times/ Prentice Hall

Publication Date: 11-NOV-2009

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This thorough reference guide to reading and really understanding the financial pages shows you where to look for information and how to make best use of it. Designed for a range of users, from corporate managers to individual investors, it shows you how to assess and evaluate information so as to benefit your investing and saving strategies and better understand economic indicators and financial jargon.   The Financial Times Guide to Using the Financial Pages uses real examples from the financial newspapers, case studies of businesses, company reports and electronic...