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The Right Word

The Right Word

By: Elizabeth Morrison

Publisher: Career Press

Publication Date: 21-JUL-2014

Insert Date: 23-JUL-2014

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English can certainly be a confusing language, whether you’re a native speaker or learning it as a second language. The Right Word is the essential reference to help anyone master its subtleties and avoid the most common mistakes. ...

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The Procrastination Cure

The Procrastination Cure

By: Jeffrey Combs

Publisher: Career Press

Publication Date: 01-OCT-2011

Insert Date: 23-JUL-2014

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20 percent of people admit to being procrastinators and an untold number never admit to it at all. Procrastination is an epidemic that can only be eliminated if the underlying causes are uncovered. Yet there’s very little understanding of how to let go of procrastination, how to recognize and diffuse the feelings that lead to it, and most importantly, how to develop the ability to both produce and relax without guilt. ...

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The Highly Paid Expert

The Highly Paid Expert

By: Debbie Allen

Publisher: Career Press

Publication Date: 21-JUL-2014

Insert Date: 25-JUN-2014

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Today, no matter what industry you’re in, it’s becoming more and more difficult to stand out from the competition and get the sale when prospects aren’t as loyal as they used to be. How do you get prospects’ attention when they are often swayed by price rather than quality? The key is to become recognized as the go-to expert in your industry, someone whom others actively seek out for top-notch information. Th expert industry has been shrouded in myth and mystery for far too long. The Highly Paid Exert finally reveals exactly how you can make a difference sharing your knowledge and et paid...

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Success on Your Own Terms

Success on Your Own Terms

By: James B. Rosseau

Publisher: Career Press

Publication Date: 23-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 31-MAY-2014

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It’s up to you to create your custom-tailored career and define success your way. How? Combine your burning passion with drive, determination, strategy, and commitment to pay it forward; and find and nurture mentor support, stay steady on your path, and see the fireworks. Success on Your Own Terms will show you exactly how to do it. ...

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The Financially Savvy Entrepreneur

The Financially Savvy Entrepreneur

By: Chase Emily Smith

Publisher: Career Press

Publication Date: 23-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 30-MAY-2014

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80 percent of small businesses do not receive outside funding; they bootstrap (and beg and borrow) to make their business dreams a reality. As these businesses grow, the hasty financial decisions and systems put in place during their infancy inevitably crumble. ...

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Stealing the Corner Office

Stealing the Corner Office

By: Brendan Reid

Publisher: Career Press

Publication Date: 19-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 03-MAY-2014

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Stealing the Corner Office is mandatory reading for smart, hardworking managers who always wonder why their seemingly incompetent superiors are so successful. It is a unique collection of controversial but highly effective tactics for middle managers and aspiring executives who want to learn the real secrets for moving up the corporate ladder. ...

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Challenge the Ordinary

Challenge the Ordinary

By: Linda D. Henman

Publisher: Career Press

Publication Date: 19-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 22-APR-2014

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Challenge the Ordinary will help managers and executives at all levels: *Avoid the traps of traditional strategy formulation and decision-making. *Discover what a leader can do to build a culture that defines ‘legacy.’ *Find out what leaders must do to attract, retain, and develop stars. *Identify a clear path for organizational success. ...

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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

Insert Date: 16-APR-2014

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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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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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Business Law Basics

Business Law Basics

By: Scott L. Girard; Michael F. O'Keefe; Marc A. Price

Publisher: Career Press

Publication Date: 21-APR-2014

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When you start a business, legal issues can seem complex, even scary. This simple guide helps you ask smart questions and get the right advice. Find out what practices will help you keep your legal matters clear and simple! You will learn key concepts and terms, how to choose an attorney, contract essentials, and what you need to protect (such as processes or intellectual property). Plus the basics of partnership and corporate structures, license and regulation essentials, employment issues, legal aspects of buying and selling, common pitfalls, international business issues and more. ...

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Y in the Workplace: Managing the ''Me First'' Generation

Y in the Workplace: Managing the ''Me First'' Generation

By: Nicole A. Lipkin

Publisher: Career Press

Publication Date: 15-JUL-2009

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Flip-flops, iPods, MySpace, “Dude”, Instant Messaging. Whatever happened to dress shoes, sir/ma'am, in-person meetings, and traditional work etiquette? A workplace revolution is underway, one that is stimulating new methods of thinking, behaving, communicating, and doing business as Generation Y continues to infiltrate the workplace and influence corporate culture. This revolution is lead by approximately 60 million Gen Yers, the largest bloc to hit the workforce since the 72 million baby boomers. Company owners and managers are worried, because this generation has created its own unique...

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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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Life at the Speed of Passion

Life at the Speed of Passion

By: Wright Eve

Publisher: Career Press

Publication Date: 21-APR-2014

Insert Date: 28-MAR-2014

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Life at the Speed of Passion will revolutionize the way you think about what your life looks like, what you do for a living and why you do it. Through her meteoric rise in the corporte and sports world, Eve has learned to master the craft of confident decision-making while blending it with personal integrity to create a life more passionate and purposeful than she ever imagined. ...

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Business Finance Basics

Business Finance Basics

By: Scott L. Girard; Michael F. O'Keefe; Marc A. Price

Publisher: Career Press

Publication Date: 24-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 28-FEB-2014

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When you start a business, legal issues can seem complex, even scary. This simple guide helps you ask smart questions and get the right advice. Find out what practices will help you keep your legal matters clear and simple! You will learn key concepts and terms, how to choose an attorney, contract essentials, and what you need to protect (such as processes or intellectual property). ...

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The Power of Paradox

The Power of Paradox

By: Deborah Schroeder-Saulnier

Publisher: Career Press

Publication Date: 24-MAR-2014

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We’re so often faced with apparent paradoxes: continuity and change, conservatism and progressiveness, predictability and chaos. In business, inherent tensions are mistakenly viewed as problems to be resolved once the “correct” answer is found. But when we consider only one direction either A or B we only see part of the picture. The strongest and most innovative solutions are frequently realized not through either/or decision-making, but by pursuing two contrasting options at the same time. ...

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The Next Gen Leader

The Next Gen Leader

By: Robert C. McMillan

Publisher: Career Press

Publication Date: 24-MAR-2014

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While today’s global economy is experiencing a significant cycle of out-sourcing across industries, leadership cannot be outsourced; it must be organically transformed. The Next Gen Leader will show you how to discard outworn traditions and become the next-generation leader you were born to be! It is a system designed to help you maximize individual, team, and organizational leadership potential, regardless of your position, pay, or power. ...

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Inc. Yourself, 11th Edition

Inc. Yourself, 11th Edition

By: Judith H. McQuown

Publisher: Career Press

Publication Date: 24-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 30-JAN-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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Start Me Up!

Start Me Up!

By: Ebong Eka

Publisher: Career Press

Publication Date: 02-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 29-JAN-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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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. ...