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Enhancing the Managerial DNA of Your Small Business

Enhancing the Managerial DNA of Your Small Business

By: Pat Roberson-Saunders; Barron H. Harvey

Publisher: Business Expert Press

Publication Date: 30-APR-2014

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Most people who start businesses do so with little or no experience and no formal education in business or management training. If this sounds familiar, this book has been written expressly for you and anyone who aspires to create a business. This book fills some critical gaps in managerial knowledge that cause many of the problems that small business owners face as they try to navigate the business world with inadequate knowledge of how to manage a business. Inside, you will learn five core topics that will make the difference between success and failure: strategic planning,...

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Reinventing American Health Care

Reinventing American Health Care

By: Ezekiel Emanuel

Publisher: PublicAffairs

Publication Date: 04-MAR-2014

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The definitive story of American health care today—its causes, consequences, and confusions In March 2010, the Affordable Care Act was signed into law. It was the most extensive reform of America’s health care system since at least the creation of Medicare in 1965, and maybe ever. The ACA was controversial and highly political, and the law faced legal challenges reaching all the way to the Supreme Court; it even precipitated a government shutdown. It was a signature piece of legislation for President Obama’s first term, and also a ball and chain for his second. Ezekiel J. Emanuel, a...

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Time Management In An Instant

Time Management In An Instant

By: Karen Leland

Publisher: Career Press

Publication Date: 15-JUN-2008

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Surveys show that people in corporations receive an average of 175 messages per day. Topping the list is e-mail, surpassing voice mail, faxes, and telephone messages as the most frequent type of message received. While e-mail is the biggest communication tool for business use, its remote nature--which eliminates tone of voice and body language--presents a huge potential for misunderstanding and misinterpretation. Many people find themselves dealing with dozens of e-mails every day whose impact has been lost in cyberspace and, as a result, frequently miss the mark. ...

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Success as an Introvert For Dummies

Success as an Introvert For Dummies

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 04-DEC-2013

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Thrive as an introvert in an extrovert world Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and author J.K. Rowling have more in common than being highly successful. They're also introverts. Success as an Introvert For Dummies identifies common misunderstandings about introverts and highlights the strengths often found in people associated with this worldview. Success as an Introvert For Dummies examines the traits common to introverts and the benefits they bring to both work and life. You'll learn: how to boost your confidence while learning strategies for successfully living in an extrovert world; how...

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Way of the Trade: Tactical Applications of Underground Trading Methods for Traders and Investors, + Online Video Course

Way of the Trade: Tactical Applications of Underground Trading Methods for Traders and Investors, + Online Video Course

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Publisher: Bloomberg Press

Publication Date: 05-AUG-2013

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Praise for Way of the Trade + Online Video Course "Jea Yu's Way of the Trade offers serious traders a comprehensive and compelling approach to short-term trading. Jea writes in a reader-friendly style, connecting market realities with sound trading techniques and risk management strategies. If you are dedicated to succeeding in the trading world, Way of the Trade belongs on your bookshelf." —Toni Turner, President, TrendStar Trading Group, Inc.; author of A Beginner's Guide to Day Trading Online and Invest to Win: Earn and Keep Profits in Bull and Bear Markets with the GainsMaster...

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The Myth of the Spoiled Child

The Myth of the Spoiled Child

By: Alfie Kohn

Publisher: Da Capo Press

Publication Date: 25-APR-2014

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Somehow, a set of deeply conservative assumptions about children--what they're like and how they should be raised--have congealed into the conventional wisdom in our society. Parents are accused of being both permissive and overprotective, unwilling to set limits and afraid to let their kids fail. Young people, meanwhile, are routinely described as entitled and narcissistic...among other unflattering adjectives. In  The Myth of the Spoiled Child , Alfie Kohn systematically debunks these beliefs--not only challenging erroneous factual claims but also exposing the troubling ideology that...

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Adult and Continuing Education

Adult and Continuing Education

By: Information Resources Management Association

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-MAR-2014

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Beyond the undergraduate and graduate levels, education has traditionally ceased when students enter the workforce as professionals in their respective fields. However, recent trends in education have found that adult students beyond the traditional university age often benefit greatly from returning to further their education. Adult and Continuing Education: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications investigates some of the most promising trends in furthering education and professional development in a variety of settings and industries. With an extensive array of chapters on topics...

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Powering through Pressure

Powering through Pressure

By: Bruce Hoverd

Publisher: Pearson

Publication Date: 17-APR-2014

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Take control of pressure now, BEFORE it gets the better of you.   We’re all working longer and harder than ever. Greater demands mean more pressure. Too much pressure can easily turn into stress. And stress, if it’s not handled with care, simply leads to more pressure.   With Powering Through Pressure you can break the pressure─stress cycle for good.   It’ll show you how to build your resilience, manage your stress, be at your best and still get the job done – even when the pressure is really on.   Manage your time, workload and keep progressing Stop pressure in...

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The Financial Times Guide to Selecting Shares that Perform, 5th Edition

The Financial Times Guide to Selecting Shares that Perform, 5th Edition

By: Richard Koch; Leo Gough

Publisher: FT Publishing International

Publication Date: 27-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 13-APR-2014

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‘One of the best books on stock market investing that I’ve ever read.’ Christopher Gilchrist, Editor, The IRS Report   ‘Lucid and perceptive – any intelligent person can follow this guide and be on equal terms or better with the best professional money managers.’ Dr Peter Johnson , Saïd Business School, Oxford University     Is your investment strategy right for you?   Could you be making more money?   The Financial Times Guide to Selecting Shares that Perform helps you identify the approach to buying and selling shares that is best suited to you. It will help...

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Anger Management

Anger Management

By: Peter Favaro

Publisher: Career Press

Publication Date: 15-SEP-2005

Insert Date: 11-APR-2014

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Identify What’s Setting You Off and Why Find the Calm While Navigating the (Inevitable) Storm Relinquish Toxic Anger in Your Life For Good!) From the introduction by the author: I am convinced that anger is an epidemic problem both in the larger world and in our homes and work places. I’ve written Anger Management not as a technical work describing the social science of anger, but as a practical work intended to help people understand their own anger and the anger of others. By reading this book, you will learn that managing your anger is a series of skills that (you) can learn over time...

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The IT Professional's Guide to Researching a New Industry

The IT Professional's Guide to Researching a New Industry

By: Tom Taulli

Publisher: Impackt Publishing

Publication Date: 03-APR-2014

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IT is a booming sector that is a key part of any industry. As a result IT professionals of all backgrounds and specialisms could find themselves working in almost anything from insurance to entertainment. Navigating your way around the job market can be a tricky task; you need to know where to look and what questions to ask to ensure that you make the right decisions about your career. This quick and practical guide will help you navigate the huge range of industries for which IT is becoming essential. With ideas and tips to help you with your research, this book will get you asking the...

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Safely Prosperous or Really Rich: Choosing Your Personal Financial Heaven

Safely Prosperous or Really Rich: Choosing Your Personal Financial Heaven

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 25-NOV-2013

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Praise for SAFELY PROSPEROUS or REALLY RICH? "Howard's brilliant concept that the roads to Prosperity and Riches are very different is very liberating. In most financial books, the author would never do what Howard has done-recount with unflinching honesty the big financial mistakes he and his subscribers have made over the years so readers can avoid the same stumbling blocks and pitfalls. Only a very secure man would have the guts to do that." -Robert Allen author of Multiple Streams of Income and Nothing Down "Howard Ruff is back, offering a wealth of powerful new financial...

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High-Powered Investing All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition

High-Powered Investing All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition

By: Consumer Dummies

Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 23-DEC-2013

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Your key to success in high-end investments Looking for help making smarter, more profitable high-end investment decisions? Why buy 13 books that cover each of the major topics you need to understand, when High-Powered Investing All-In-One For Dummies gives you 13 expert guides for the price of one? This hands-on resource arms you with an arsenal of advanced investing techniques for everything from stocks and futures to options and exchange-traded funds. You'll find out how to trade on the FOREX market, evaluate annuities, choose the right commodities, and buy into hedge funds. Plus,...

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The Power of Understanding People: The Key to Strengthening Relationships, Increasing Sales, and Enhancing Organizational Performance

The Power of Understanding People: The Key to Strengthening Relationships, Increasing Sales, and Enhancing Organizational Performance

By: Dave Mitchell

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 16-DEC-2013

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How to build lasting connections through meaningful communication Developing successful relationships is critical to our success in both our personal and professional lives. The Power of Understanding People shows you how to establish and develop extremely effective relationships by providing you with techniques to better identify and understand the intrinsic needs of others. As a result, you will achieve better team dynamics, increased sales and client satisfaction, higher levels of employee engagement and performance, and even more satisfying marriages and friendships. This book...

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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...