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Motivate Your Team in 30 Days

Motivate Your Team in 30 Days

By: Bob Urichuck; Dave Urichuck

Publisher: Impackt Publishing

Publication Date: 14-APR-2014

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Self-motivation and team motivation are the foundations to success. They build self-esteem and self-confidence and result in an overall better working environment. A motivated and engaged environment and team attracts and retains top performers, resulting in better performance, increased productivity and measureable bottom-line results. This practical book will guide you through step-by-step instructions that will make you a more effective leader, resulting in a higher performing, results-oriented team that will attract and retain top talent. This practical guide helps managers...

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Scratch 2.0 Beginner's Guide Second Edition

Scratch 2.0 Beginner's Guide Second Edition

By: Michael Badger

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 15-APR-2014

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Create digital stories, games, art, and animations through six unique project Discover how to use the new Scratch Version 2.0 to create games, animations, and digital stories Six hands-on projects that get you learning by doing with projects for all ages and experience levels Learn universal computer programming basics with no previous programming knowledge required In Detail As 21st century people, we live a digital life, but computer scientists around the world warn of a declining pool of digitally literate computer science students. The Scratch environment makes it...

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The New How [Paperback]

The New How [Paperback]

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 25-APR-2014

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Once in a generation, a book comes along that transforms the business landscape. Company strategy typically has been planned by corporate chiefs in annual meetings, and then dictated to managers to carry out. In The New How, Nilofer Merchant shows corporate directors, executives, and managers that the best way to create a winning strategy is to include employees at all levels, helping to create strategy they not only believe in, but are also equipped to implement....

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Women in IT in the New Social Era

Women in IT in the New Social Era

By: Sonja Bernhardt

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-MAR-2014

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Research and statistics support the view that current programs are failing to keep women in the ICT field. Currently, there exist very few solutions to this growing problem. Women in IT in the New Social Era: A Critical Evidence-Based Review of Gender Inequality and the Potential for Change aims to bring this topic to the forefront of discussion about what can be done to correct this lopsided gender distribution. This reference work will be an essential guide for government professionals, students, and researchers in the ICT field looking to develop a solution to equalize the retention rate...

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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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Getting Started in ZBrush

Getting Started in ZBrush

By: Greg Johnson

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 16-APR-2014

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Getting Started in ZBrush is a gentle introduction to ZBrush, today’s premier digital sculpting program. Beginning with the fundamentals of digital sculpting as well as a thorough introduction to the user interface, Getting Started in ZBrush will have you creating a variety of professional-level 3D models in no-time. More than just another button-pushing manual, this comprehensive guide is packed with start-to-finish projects that ease you into the workflow of the program, while at the same time providing tips and tricks that will allow you to achieve certain tasks much more...

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FT Guide to Banking

FT Guide to Banking

By: Glen Arnold

Publisher: FT Publishing International

Publication Date: 14-FEB-2014

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The Financial Times Guide to Banking is a comprehensive introduction to how banks and banking works. Best-selling author Glen Arnold provides you with a foundation for understanding the wide variety of activities undertaken by banks. He shows you why these global institutions are so important to consumers and finance professionals alike and explains how their activities impact on everyday life.   The Financial Times Guide to Banking will give you:   -    A thorough understanding of all types of banking from retail through to asset management and investment banking.   -    An...

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Node.js, MongoDB, and AngularJS Web Development

Node.js, MongoDB, and AngularJS Web Development

By: Brad Dayley

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 24-JUN-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. Node.js, MongoDB and AngularJS Web Development The definitive guide to building JavaScript-based Web applications from server to database to frontend Node.js, MongoDB, and AngularJS are three new web development technologies that together provide an easy to implement, fully integrated web development stack. Node.js is a leading server-side programming environment, MongoDB is the most popular NoSQL database, and AngularJS is quickly becoming the leading framework for MVC-based front-end development. Together they allow web programmers...

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IBM System Storage N series Hardware Guide

IBM System Storage N series Hardware Guide

By: Roland Tretau; Jeff Lin; Dirk Peitzmann; Steven Pemberton; Tom Provost; Marco Schwarz

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 23-SEP-2012

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides a detailed look at the features, benefits, and capabilities of the IBM System Storage® N series hardware offerings. The IBM System Storage N series systems can help you tackle the challenge of effective data management by using virtualization technology and a unified storage architecture. The N series delivers low- to high-end enterprise storage and data management capabilities with midrange affordability. Built-in serviceability and manageability features help support your efforts to increase reliability; simplify and unify storage infrastructure...

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eBay For Dummies, 8th Edition

eBay For Dummies, 8th Edition

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 28-JAN-2014

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The leading guide for eBay buyers and sellers, updated to give you all the essentials for buying and selling on eBay More than 112 million people regularly use eBay. To find the best deals and make the best profits, you need the guidance in this book from eBay expert Marsha Collier! With more than half a million copies sold in previous editions, it's packed with solid advice to help you get started, navigate the site, make winning bids, and learn to list and sell your own items successfully. This edition explores eBay in the context of sites like Amazon, Facebook, and Pinterest and...

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Visual Social Marketing For Dummies

Visual Social Marketing For Dummies

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 24-FEB-2014

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How to implement a best-in-class visual marketing plan It's no secret that visual content online really draws in viewers. People love Pinterest, Facebook, and the like for visual sharing and engaging. Smart marketers know their companies need to tap into this, but where and how to start? Visual Social Marketing For Dummies offers a clear roadmap for creating effective, well-defined visual social marketing strategies as part of your overall marketing and social media plans. From defining goals to developing highly visual content across a range of social media platforms, this book is the...

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Microsoft® WSH and VBScript Programming for the Absolute Beginner, Fourth Edition

Microsoft® WSH and VBScript Programming for the Absolute Beginner, Fourth Edition

By: Jerry Lee Ford Jr.

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 16-APR-2014

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VBScript is a programming language that is simple enough for beginners and makes learning fundamental programming concepts easy. But as you'll learn in this updated fourth edition of MICROSOFT WSH AND VBSCRIPT PROGRAMMING FOR THE ABSOLUTE BEGINNER, VBScript is also a powerful scripting language through which you can learn even the most advanced programming concepts. No complex programming environment is required: You can create VBScripts using a simple text editor such as Windows Notepad, and VBScripts can be run on WSH (Windows Script Host) and several other environments. If you are new to...

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Building Better Econometric Models Using Cross Section and Panel Data

Building Better Econometric Models Using Cross Section and Panel Data

By: Jeffrey A. Edwards

Publisher: Business Expert Press

Publication Date: 01-MAY-2014

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Many empirical researchers yearn for an econometric model that better explains their data. Yet these researchers rarely pursue this objective for fear of the statistical complexities involved in specifying that model. This book is intended to alleviate those anxieties by providing a practical methodology that anyone familiar with regression analysis can employ—a methodology that will yield a model that is both more informative and is a better representation of the data. This book outlines simple, practical procedures that can be used to specify a model that better explains the data. Such...

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Employee Surveys That Work

Employee Surveys That Work

By: Alec Levenson

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Publication Date: 26-MAY-2014

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Poorly designed employee surveys frustrate participants, analysts, and executives and can end up doing more harm than good. Alec Levenson offers sensible, practical ways to make them more useful and accurate and counters a number of unhelpful but common practices. He provides specific advice for ensuring that the purpose and desired outcomes of surveys are clear, the questions are designed to provide the most relevant and accurate data, and the results are actionable. He also looks at a wealth of specific issues, such as the best benchmarking practices, the benefits of multivariate...

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The Seven Sins of Wall Street

The Seven Sins of Wall Street

By: Bob Ivry

Publisher: PublicAffairs

Publication Date: 25-MAR-2014

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We all know that the financial crisis of 2008 came dangerously close to pushing the United States and the world into a depression rivaling that of the 1930s. But what is astonishing—and should make us not just afraid but very afraid—are the shenanigans of the biggest banks since the crisis. Bob Ivry passionately, eloquently, and convincingly details the operatic ineptitude of America's best-compensated executives and the ways the government kowtows to what it mistakenly imagines is their competence and success. Ivry shows that the only thing that has changed since the meltdown is how...

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Fearless Drawing

Fearless Drawing

By: Kerry Lemon

Publisher: Quarry Books

Publication Date: 01-JUN-2014

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Fearless Drawing is a fun and beautiful book exploring how to rediscover the joy of drawing. There is a terrific fear attached to drawing, a frozen panic, a cry of I can’t draw! Embark on 22 adventures to re-ignite the profound joy and artistic passion of drawing for every reader. Author Kerry Lemon uses a wide range of exercises and encouraging guidance to allow the reader to fall in love with the process of physically creating marks and shapes across a page. Only by enjoying the process will you begin to draw regularly, and of course, lots of drawing leads to lots of improvement! As...

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Drawing Type

Drawing Type

By: Alex Fowkes

Publisher: Rockport Publishers

Publication Date: 01-APR-2014

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Part inspiration and part workbook, the images of hand-drawn type will inspire and excite any designer to draw and explore type. Drawing Type features real-world projects and sketchbooks of well-known type designers, including interviews about their processes. ...

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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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Wiley CPA excel Exam Review 2014 Study Guide, Business Environment and Concepts

Wiley CPA excel Exam Review 2014 Study Guide, Business Environment and Concepts

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 04-DEC-2013

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Everything today's CPA candidates need to pass the CPA Exam Published annually, this Business Environment and Concepts volume of the comprehensive four-volume paperback reviews all current AICPA content requirements in business environment and concepts. Many of the questions are taken directly from previous CPA exams. With 2,800 multiple-choice questions in all four volumes, these study guides provide all the information candidates need to master in order to pass the computerized Uniform CPA Examination. Its unique modular format helps you zero in on those areas that need more attention...