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Writing for Visual Media, 4th Edition

Writing for Visual Media, 4th Edition

By: Anthony Friedmann

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 16-APR-2014

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This updated edition of Writing for Visual Media will enable you to understand the nature of visual writing that lies behind the content of all visual media. This unique kind of writing must communicate to audiences through content producers, since audiences don’t read the script. Most media content provides a solution to a communication problem, which the writer must learn to analyze and solve before writing the script. The new edition strengthens the method for creating content and writing in the correct language and established format for each visual medium, including commercial...

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The Art Of The Business Lunch

The Art Of The Business Lunch

By: Robin Jay

Publisher: Career Press

Publication Date: 01-FEB-2006

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What’s the one entree you should never order at a business lunch? Is it ever okay to order alcohol? When should you bring up the subject of business? The Art of the Business Lunch takes you through every aspect of the business lunch. Robin Jay, the “Queen of the Business Lunch”, teaches you proven methods for making the people with whom you do business choose to work with you, instead of your competition, time and time again. ...

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Everyday Letters for Busy People: Hundreds of Samples You Can Adapt at a Moment's Notice

Everyday Letters for Busy People: Hundreds of Samples You Can Adapt at a Moment's Notice

By: Debra Hart May; Regina McAloney

Publisher: Career Press

Publication Date: 15-DEC-2003

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Here are hundreds of tips, techniques, and samples that will help you create the perfect letter (or e-mail!) no matter what the occasion or circumstance, no matter how little time you have.A phone call, page, or text message may be faster, but sometimes only a letter will do. What do you do when you’re a wizard of technological communication, but still aren’t sure what an inside address is? Use Everyday Letters for Busy People as your reference and guide. ...

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Work Smarts: What CEOs Say You Need To Know to Get Ahead

Work Smarts: What CEOs Say You Need To Know to Get Ahead

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 09-DEC-2013

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Award-winning Bloomberg television host Betty Liu compiles the wisdom of the world's best CEOs into a fun, insightful, and practical guide for success. Betty Liu is famous the world over for asking the tough questions of today's most successful people—and for her uncanny ability to get straight answers where others have failed. As an award-winning financial journalist and Bloomberg Television anchor, Betty has sat down with billionaires, CEOs, politicians, and celebrities to get their views from the top. Now, in Work Smarts, Betty helps you get to the top by distilling the wisdom of...

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The Four Steps to the Epiphany, 2nd Edition

The Four Steps to the Epiphany, 2nd Edition

By: Steve Blank

Publisher: K&S Ranch Press

Publication Date: 17-JUL-2013

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The bestselling classic that launched 10,000 startups and new corporate ventures - The Four Steps to the Epiphany is one of the most influential and practical business books of all time.  The Four Steps to the Epiphany launched the Lean Startup approach to new ventures. It was the first book to offer that startups are not smaller versions of large companies and that new ventures are different than existing ones. Startups search for business models while existing companies execute them.  The book offers the practical and proven four-step Customer Development process for search and...

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The Startup Owner's Manual

The Startup Owner's Manual

By: Steve Blank; Bob Dorf

Publisher: K&S Ranch Press

Publication Date: 01-MAR-2012

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More than 100,000 entrepreneurs rely on this book for detailed, step-by-step instructions on building successful, scalable, profitable startups.  The National Science Foundation pays hundreds of startup teams each year to follow the process outlined in the book, and it's taught at Stanford, Berkeley, Columbia and more than 100 other leading universities worldwide.  Why? The Startup Owner's Manual guides you, step-by-step, as you put the Customer Development process to work. This method was created by renowned Silicon Valley startup expert Steve Blank, acknowledged catalyst of the...

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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

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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

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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...