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1961. 

The Ultimate Financial Plan: Balancing Your Money and Life

The Ultimate Financial Plan: Balancing Your Money and Life

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 06-SEP-2011

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How to build a financial plan that really blends into your life The latest volume in the bestselling Ultimate series, Jim Stovall and Tim Maurer's The Ultimate Financial Plan: Balancing Your Money and Life is a one-stop, comprehensive, personal financial planning book exploring the intersection of money and life. The Ultimate Financial Plan examines the connection between actions, thoughts, and feelings when it comes to all things financial. The key to getting the most out of your wealth, the authors argue, is certainly found in the wise utilization of tools, like budgets, bank accounts,...

1962. 

The Seed: Finding Purpose and Happiness in Life and Work

The Seed: Finding Purpose and Happiness in Life and Work

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 31-MAY-2011

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A business fable to help you discover your purpose in work and life New from Jon Gordon, the international and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The Energy Bus, The Seed takes you on a quest for the meaning and passion behind work. Josh, an up-and-comer at his company, is disenchanted with his job. Challenged by his boss to take two weeks to decide if he really wants to work there, Josh takes off for the country, where he meets a wise farmer who gives him a seed and a promise: find the right place to plant the seed, and his purpose will be revealed. Through Josh's journey...

1963. 

Alternative Beta Strategies and Hedge Fund Replication

Alternative Beta Strategies and Hedge Fund Replication

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 11-NOV-2008

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There s a buzzword that has quickly captured the imagination of product providers and investors alike: "hedge fund replication". In the broadest sense, replicating hedge fund strategies means replicating their return sources and corresponding risk exposures. However, there still lacks a coherent picture on what hedge fund replication means in practice, what its premises are, how to distinguish di erent approaches, and where this can lead us to. Serving as a handbook for replicating the returns of hedge funds at considerably lower cost, Alternative Beta Strategies and Hedge Fund...

1964. 

Equity and Index Options Explained

Equity and Index Options Explained

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 10-JUN-2009

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In 2007 over 400 million equity option contracts were traded but it is a volatile market, prices are ever changing with supply and demand — the only certainty is that they will change. With little knowledge or experience, an uninformed decision can quickly drain capital. This book explains equity options from absolute basics, assuming no prior knowledge of the subject. It shows traders starting out and already using the exchanges how to enhance their equity portfolio by using the whole range of investment opportunities and tools available. This will help investors to reduce their...

1965. 

Getting Started in Commodities

Getting Started in Commodities

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 09-JUL-2007

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Get this handy roadmap to making money in the commodities market. Getting Started in Commodities shows you how to successfully invest in the commodities market in futures, stocks, stock indices, and options. The book explains how the commodities market works as well as how investors can identify and track commodity opportunities -- using fundamental factors such as supply and demand and technical analysis tools. Fontanills, a seasoned trader and educator, also explains the basis of money management, teaches you how to find the best broker, and how to read seasonal chart patterns....

1966. 

An Introduction to the Bond Markets

An Introduction to the Bond Markets

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 05-JUN-2006

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This book gives an introduction to the bond markets for practitioners and new entrants who need to understand what they are, how they work and how they can be used, but do not want to be intimidated by mathematical formulae. By the end of the book readers will be able to decide whether to invest in the bond market. The mathematical formulae will be relegated to the appendices and supplemented by a companion website which allows users to enter their own bond market investments, to simulate anticipated events and see the results. Patrick Brown is well-known as Chairman of the European Bond...

1967. 

Brilliant Accounting

Brilliant Accounting

By: Martin Quinn

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Publication Date: 29-NOV-2010

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Discover everything you need to know to take control of your accounts and manage the success of your business or personal finances. Brilliant Accounting is the practical, step-by-step guide that will help you get to grips with accounting basics. Written by an accounting expert with years of experience, Brilliant Accounting is free from technical jargon and theory and is packed with practical examples and expert tips and tricks.   This book covers everything you need to know, from understanding reports to using accounting information to manage and develop your business. ...

1968. 

Pocket Guru

Pocket Guru

By: Guy Browning

Publisher: Prentice Hall Life

Publication Date: 31-MAY-2011

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Work is a bit like life. We all muddle through and it takes time to figure out exactly what's going on. What everone needs is complex stuff to be explained quickly and clearly, ideally on one page with beautiful visuals. Well, those one-pagers are exactly what you've got in this book - all in one awesome collection. Read them when you need them, dip in and out, or scoff the lot in one sitting. The Pocket Guru gives you fresh business insights in lovely packaging. Order, open up and tuck in! ...

1969. 

Today is the day you change your life

Today is the day you change your life

By: Elaine Harrison

Publisher: Prentice Hall Life

Publication Date: 28-JUN-2011

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If you want your life to change for the better, you need a place to start. And this is it - right here, right now. One day at a time, step by step, this book will show you how your life really can be everything you ever hoped it could – starting today.   ...

1970. 

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...

1971. 

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...

1972. 

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...

1973. 

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...

1974. 

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...

1975. 

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...

1976. 

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....

1977. 

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...

1978. 

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...

1979. 

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’,...

1980. 

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.   ...