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Corporate Credit By Susan Alker
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A helpful guide for bankers and CFO's alike, this book explains the process for getting a corporate loan and what the terms of the loan agreement mean.
Decorating for Christmas Why You Should Make It a Family Event By Collins Kevin
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When it comes to Christmas, there are a large number of individuals who choose to decorate their home. While a large number of individuals choose to decorate their homes, there are others who choose... More > to do more; there are many who also decorate their place of work. When getting into the Christmas spirit, you may also wish to decorate your place of work. If that is the case, before you go and start hanging up Christmas decorations, there are a number of important factors that you should first take into consideration.< Less
Changing the Awkward Shots Into Opportunities By Maryanne Colling
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Figuring out a time and place to do your homework and study is of the utmost importance. Once you have figured out when to do your homework, the next question is where to do it. A good study area... More > should have a desk or table big enough to spread out books, notes, worksheets, etc. without them all being on top of each other. You do not want to make a mess, but you also do want to have ample room to work.< Less
How to Get Your Listings Seen On Ebay By Tyler Hiller
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There's no doubt about it: Ebay is a popular way to make money from home. Ebay sellers rave about the online auction's ease of use and the large pool of potential buyers. Millions of sellers report... More > Ebay as their sole source of income. If they can work from home with Ebay, why can't you?< Less
Hypnosis Weight Loss Some Ways to Stop the Weighting By Norma Cedellos
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There are a lot of weight loss products that offer that fast weight loss results, however, are these really guaranteed? Could these products live up to their assurance of a fit body? In US, there is... More > an estimated 50 million people who try to lose weigh, unfortunately, only 5 per cent are successful. One thing's for sure, beware of fraudulent claims and extreme high cost because there is no magic to losing weight.< Less
The L.E.A.R.N.E.D. Leader - An Allegory About Navigating Change By Stephanie Olexa
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When Mike Townsend is suddenly thrown into the position of interim CEO of a specialty chemicals company after the death of the founder and owner, he is overwhelmed with the issues in an organization... More > that must make some dramatic changes to survive. He has six months to put the new company on track to success and to decide if he will take on the role as permanent CEO and new owner of the company. By working with a coach, he becomes a L.E.A.R.N.E.D Leader, one who Listens using active listening techniques, Examines through Appreciative Inquiry and Powerful Questions, Accepts without judging, Reflects on learning, Navigates the way forward by setting goals and defining success, Engages all the stakeholders, and, Does take action. Mike’s journey involves personal learning and implementing new strategies to lead the change necessary to redesign the company for a new and successful future.< Less
The Power of Proactive Recruiting By henry glickel
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This book is a step by step tutorial taking you through the hiring process. “This book is a map though that jungle of a world out there we call hiring, with some recipes for some great snacks... More > along the way. Not only will you be able to find your way through the maze, but you will be satisfied when you’re at your journey’s end. Henry takes you thru that process, step by step, and shows you the way with solid examples and illustrations, making each chapter very clear in terms of what must be done, the order in which it should be done and even consequences when we don’t follow the road map (or the recipe for that snack along the way).” -From the Foreword by John Sacerdote, President National Association of Personnel Services< Less
Manufacturing Workforce Development Playbook By Keith Campbell
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Strategies for preparing the next generation of high-tech workers for the manufacturing renaissance in America.
Financial Strategy for Higher Education: A Field Guide for Presidents, CFOs, and Boards of Trustees By Michael K. Townsley, PhD
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Economic forces continue to reshape higher education, and the leaders of colleges and universities are not getting the guidance they need to achieve their financial goals. Michael K. Townsley, PhD, a... More > seasoned higher education executive, shares proven principles, strategies, and techniques to manage the increasing pace of change in higher education in this field guide. Based on case studies, his own experiences, and insights from other experts, he provides strategic guidance on how to: effectively manage finances, allocate financial resources, design sophisticated budget forecasts, set tuition rates in competitive markets, control operational costs, and run online programs. With clearly ordered lists, logically sequenced plans for action, and cogently presented summaries, Financial Strategy for Higher Education offers a vital reference for anyone who managing the financial condition of colleges and universities during financial stress.< Less
The foundation for an open source city By Jason Hibbets
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Explore the five elements of an open source city using Raleigh, North Carolina as a case study. See how the open source characteristics of collaboration, transparency, and participation are shaping... More > the open government and open data movements. This book showcases the open source culture, government policies, and economic development happening in Raleigh and acts as a guide for other cities to pursue their open source city brand.< Less
Everyday Anarchy - Pocketbook By Stefan Molyneux
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The word “anarchy” evokes images of dangerous mobs, spiky-haired youths hurling garbage cans through Starbucks windows, and the chaos of the war of all against all. However, the word... More > “anarchy” simply means “without rulers” - and this state of affairs is something we desperately desire and defend in so many areas of our own lives. If a political ruler were to tell us who to marry, what to learn, and which job to take, we would rebel against such tyrannical intrusions on our freedoms. How can we reconcile this contradiction? Is being “without rulers” good, or bad? How can we fear something so terribly, while at the same time treasuring it so mightily? “Everyday Anarchy” addresses this challenge head-on, arguing that being free of rulers is not something to fear - personally or politically - but rather a goal that we must constantly strive towards.< Less
Practical Anarchy - Softcover By Stefan Molyneux
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Imagine a world without government – this thought exercise seems impossible for many, because the power and reach of state monopolies is so omnipresent in our lives. However, there is no... More > rational, economic or moral reason to assume that governments are necessary for the provision of roads, healthcare, charity, dispute resolution, courts, policing, national defense, jails – or any of the other services currently monopolized by the state. Governments are extremely dangerous, responsible for over 250 million deaths in the 20th century alone – if it is possible to run a society without a government, surely this is something that we must strive towards as a species. Practical Anarchy makes strong case for the private – that is to say voluntary – provision for public services. It reveals the idea of government as a dangerous and unnecessary anachronism, and points the way towards a peaceful and voluntary future for mankind.< Less
The Liquid Fire By Sean Luce
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"The Liquid Fire" is a must-read for everyone in a sales position. It should be mandatory reading for all reps and managers, so they can better understand goals and challenges in the... More > selling process. In this book Sean Luce reveals the essential knowledge and skills required to be over the top in sales and management positions. But he also takes familiar topics and offers new and unique approaches.< Less
Regenerative Enterprise By Gregory Landua, Ethan C. Roland
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Beyond green business, social entrepreneurship, and triple-bottom-line profits lies a new kind of venture: the Regenerative Enterprise. In the context of global ecological and cultural degradation,... More > creating financial capital profits alone is no longer acceptable. Regenerative Enterprise articulates the a new economic model and redefines the concepts of sustainability and regeneration. It then develops the theoretical and practical requirements for regenerative enterprises, entrepreneurs, and enterprise ecologies. The book concludes with three global imperatives and a clear set of principles that invite well-designed and effective action.< Less
The Market for Open Innovation 2013 By Kathleen Diener, Frank Piller
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Open innovation today has become a core tool in innovation management. But which is the right method for open innovation? Which are the criteria to plan an open innovation project? Which intermediary... More > or service provider has specific knowledge and expertise in, e.g., crowdsourcing, the lead user method, Netnography, idea contests, technology scouting, or broadcast search? This totally updated, 2013 edition report provides a comprehensive analysis of the providers and platforms for open innovation. These intermediaries can help organizations to accelerate their open innovation initiative. We take a detailed look on the methods, cost, project and community structures, and market size. Our purpose is to support strategic decisions when planning an open innovation venture. Managers will gain an overview of the intermediaries available for open innovation and will get advice how to identify partners for their project.< Less
Brewery Operations Manual By Tom Hennessy
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Learn how to open & run a successful brewery. This Brewery Operations Manual is a complete "to do" list that will guide you through the maze of events necessary to open your own brewery... More > without spending the family fortune. This is real nuts and bolts stuff. Within the three steps you'll learn how to: *Save money so less is needed *Pick the type of locations that will save you time and money *Piece together a brewery for a fraction of the cost of a turn-key system *Follow an easy bookkeeping system to track your business in real time *Utilize a kick-ass business system to run your brewery Tom Hennessy is the owner of Colorado Boy Pub & Brewery. It is his sixth brewery over the past 18 years. He is the creator of Frankenbrew, a cult classic 1995 video on how to build inexpensive breweries. This book is the result of years teaching many students how to open their own breweries.< Less
Bat-Socks, Vegas & Conservative Investing: Second Edition By David Vick
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Bat-Socks, Vegas & Conservative Investing by author and financial planner Dave Vick, captures the essence of conservative investing with his colorful stories and impassioned insights into the... More > world of retirement planning. The book illuminates a conservative investment strategy called the ABC Model of Investing, which gives the average investor the ability to know with confidence how and what types of assets they need to accomplish their goals. With chapters like, "Santa & Six Wall Street Myths," the author makes the case that Wall Street is a broken, Greed is Good culture which functions solely for it's own benefit while leaving the conservative investor wondering where to go for advice.< Less
Monday Messages By Rita Walkden
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Practical advice and inspiration compiled from the best of the industry by the best Mom!
Social Media Management By Joe Burroughs
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This text is designed to help students learn the ins and outs of social media management. It provides business applications as well as projects for students to create a professional online profile... More > for employers to search.< Less
WORK LIKE YOU OWN IT! 20 Ways to Go From Meeting to Exceeding Your Customers' Expectations By Bryan Williams
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This book is the result of a journey that began with my first day of work as a restaurant busboy. On my first day of work, my manager said to me, “Work in this restaurant like you own... More > it!” My manager challenged me to go beyond the basic expectations of my job title and dare to work with pride, passion and professionalism. I quickly understood that despite the leaders’ best efforts, at some point the line staff has to step up and work with a sense of ownership. All 20 chapters of this book will provide multiple perspectives on how to be the best service professional you can be. Each chapter ends with a powerful activity that is designed to help reinforce the key learning points. About the Author Dr. Bryan Williams is a service consultant, trainer, and author. His specialty areas include service excellence, employee engagement, and quality improvement. Learn more about Bryan and B.Williams Enterprise at www.bwenterprise.net .< Less
HOME CARE HOW TO - The Guide To Starting Your Senior In Home Care Business By Brendan John
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Home Care How To is an in depth guide to teach how to start a home care business. Learn what to do to start and run an ethical, profitable, and rewarding business in the home care market. With an... More > easy to follow step by step approach you’ll discover the systems to set up using the provided tools and success strategies needed to launch and grow your business. Presented by an entrepreneur with over a decade in the home care industry and two decades building companies, he uncovers for you the secrets, opportunities and pitfalls to look for that other senior care and home care franchises charge tens of thousands for. Learn everything from how to set up your office to finding your caregivers to marketing your services to how to provide the services.< Less
Manufacturer's Guide to Implementing the Theory of Constraints By Mark Woeppel
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There are, today, many good books on the Theory of Constraints, or "TOC". These books, however, generally focus on explaining the details of TOC. But subject matter knowledge alone is... More > not enough, if you want to actually use TOC in business. You must also have a valid roadmap for implementing it. This book provides it. Throughout the book, you have the concrete and actionable voice of a successful TOC consultant leading you to understand how to implement TOC in a manufacturing organization. The book also provides examples of various charts, forms and procedures that you can use as patterns for the materials you will need in your implementations.< Less
The 40 Hour Work YEAR By Scott Fritz
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Every so often a book comes along that captures the attention of the hard working entrepreneur (for more than ten minutes) and literally changes the paradigm of how they view their business. Within... More > these pages you will experience Scott Fritz's entrepreneurial journey first hand, as he shares with you the business tools, action focused exercises and mindset philosophy that allowed him to achieve The 40 Hour Work YEAR. From the start up years with no pay, through the challenges and thrills of growing a multi-million dollar company and positioning it for sale, Scott shares his vast business experience using a matter of fact, TAKE ACTION NOW approach. Whether you are in the early stages of start-up, experiencing hyper growth, or ready to head for the big money exit, The 40 Hour Work YEAR will give you the perspective needed to create the business success and personal freedom you desire!< Less
The Managerial Leadership Bible By Jeffrey Magee
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This comprehensive handbook is like a mini management seminar that will show you how to identify excellence in an organization and model your strategies and tactics after the success you see. You... More > will learn how to utilize alternative styles of management with each interaction to yield maximum results and stimulate maximum performance in everyone around you plus much more.< Less
Power Ties By Daniel Beaudry
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Studying in America is a powerful first step towards making employment in the U.S. a reality. But each year, thousands of international students are surprised to discover that it takes more than an... More > American degree to get a job in the United States. In this revealing book, Dan Beaudry, former head of campus recruiting at Monster.com, and former Associate Director of Corporate Recruiting at the Boston University School of Management, shares the potent job search system he's used to help many international students find U.S. employment. What you'll discover in these pages will surprise and empower you. www.powerties.net.< Less