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Resilience - The Ultimate Sustainability By Aris Papadopoulos
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This pioneering book by a career industry insider and 9-11 survivor spotlights why the multi-trillion dollar US built environment is increasingly failing. His analysis exposes policies and interests... More > that to this very day are the root causes of vulnerability. It discusses why the green movement has fallen short in addressing sustainable building development. The book extracts 30 lessons for nations aiming to build a more disaster-resilient future. Guaranteed to stir building, policy and sustainability circles, it signals a time for change.< Less
Find an Old Gorilla: Pathways through the Jungle of Business and Life By Bert Thornton
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Navigating the jungles of business and life is tricky business, but there are old gorillas out there that can help. They are the ones who know where all the pathways are—as well as the... More > quicksand that can bring you down. Bert Thornton, the vice chairman emeritus of Waffle House Inc., is one of those gorillas: He joined the company as a manager trainee and helped it become an iconic restaurant chain, retiring as its president and chief operations officer. In this guidebook to success, he shares how to: use basic techniques to effectively focus on business and life success; evaluate and confront problems in an orderly fashion; find and work with the right mentor at the right time; follow time-proven Basic Laws of Success; capitalize on the strategies and secrets of effective leadership. Find An Old Gorilla is an essential guide for the rising high achiever.< 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
Business of Staffing: A Talent Agenda By Ganesh Shermon, Kavita Shermon
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Staffing is today’s Talent Agenda! A culture in which staff can work without encumbrances and to attract and retain top talent is the one that works. Policies and programs, vision and values,... More > strategies and goals, risks and reward, demand and supply, pain and gain, love and hate, all have to singularly focus on managing talent. Enterprises have lost their ability to command and control talent. Its all about Supply versus demand! Today talent rules! In a good way! The book deals with the concept of Business of Staffing, keeping Talent Agenda as its core purpose. Based on an empirical research spread over 10 years the analysis brings to bear the changed nature of talent management as they impact corporate organizations and goes beyond competencies, testing or talent issues. With a focus on building sustainable talent stars the book covers a wide variety of case examples, expert opinions, consulting experience, leading practices in corporate organizations and global examples of trends and innovations.< Less
How to Build a Profitable Real Estate Farm v.1 By Oscar Alfred Barker
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A well designed and managed real estate farm, of about 2000 homes, is the source of an steady income for a Realtor® which will also help him/her to absorb the fluctuations of the real estate... More > market! Remember these two ideas: Every day is a new day and every day is a great day to start something great! Today you may define your future greatness... and the trick is just start, start today!< Less
The dōPLANNER By The dōPLANNER
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An easy, time saving, organization guide and 2016 planner for your essential oils business!
Engaging Service By Bryan Williams
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This book will focus on how to go beyond merely serving customers. It will clearly explain how to engage every customer and create memorable experiences. All 22 chapters have been written with one... More > primary goal in mind. That goal is to give practical and relevant information that can be applied immediately. Each of the 22 chapters ends with a powerful activity that is designed to help reinforce the chapter’s key points.< 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
Simple Lean Six Sigma, A Process For Process Improvement By Stanley D. Prueitt, Richard A. Ogden
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Organizations today are looking to do more with less, become more efficient, increase capacity, and find cost savings. They hire business process managers to facilitate process improvement efforts,... More > align processes to organization goals, gain performance advantages, improve personnel capacity, and sustain gains. Simple Lean Six Sigma is a handbook that teaches the reader a simple step by step approach to help their organization design process, improve processes, optimize organizational design, increase capacity, and eliminate waste. This book is being used as a text book at select universities nationwide for Green Belt Certification. The students learn how to strike wastefulness; which includes inefficiencies caused by defects, non value-added flow of information or materials, stacks of inventory, data storage, overproduction and extra processing. Students will learn how to identify and reduce special cause variation, analyze value streams, and implement positive change.< Less
Build Wealth Tax Free By Michael Poggi
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In Build Wealth Tax Free--The Profit Formula, learn how to create massive returns TAX-FREE using Michael Poggi's Turn-Key Investing Formulas. Michael Poggi, the founder of Poggi Wealth Institute, has... More > been the industry's leading authority in alternative wealth-building strategies. Michael Poggi is a nationally recognized public speaker and professional investor, developer and author. Michael speaks on how to buy real estate and invest in many other venues using your IRA or old 401k plan through the power of self directing it. In fact, he shows people how they can transform their IRA's and 401k's into completely self managing money making machines, creating cash flow monthly and TAX FREE.< Less
The White Book (Fifth Edition 2014) By Northwest Front
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The White Book is the official manual of the Northwest Front, North America's foremost nationalist and secessionist movement. This is the Fifth Edition containing much new material.
C.O.A.C.H.: The Final Act of Leading is Leaving By Kelley Freeman, Ph.D., Rick Jernigan, Ph.D.
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Players (and employees) flourish—and teams win more games—the more self-sufficient they become. Not dependent on others to tell them where to run. Not waiting for someone else to... More > motivate them to try harder. Not unaware of themselves and their situation. That’s where coaches come in.< 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. Tom reaches an Immersion course on how to open breweries. Information at www.coloradoboy.com< Less
Sell It Like It Is...A Training Guide for Rookie & Veteran Sales People, Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners By Brenda D. Spencer
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Sell it Like It Is....is a Training Guide for Rookie and Veteran Sales Representatives, Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners. If you literally have no Sales experience, need to refresh your old... More > sales skills or want to learn how to sell yourself or your business, Sell It Like It Is will teach you easy to understand and apply Sales techniques that will inspire, motivate and quickly jump start your sales!< Less
PPM! Manage Your Organization Masterfully with Project Portfolio Management By Chris Garibaldi et al.
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Project Portfolio Management (PPM) provides the ability to significantly reduce cost, increase delivery efficiency, save revenue for other investments, and more effectively employ the... More > organization’s workforce to strategically aligned initiatives. Deloitte Consulting LLP’s PPM strategy team provides insights for technology and business leaders to better deliver for their respective businesses using PPM. PPM provides direct visibility into a leader’s organization, thus providing the information required to lead and make decisions authoritatively. It can be applied to many industries at varying levels of organizational maturity. By focusing on people first, then on process—and viewing technology as an enabler—you can use PPM to guide your business to maturity. If applied effectively, PPM helps one masterfully command his or her organization. Clearly stated and supported by real world examples, this guidebook helps leaders wield the power of PPM!< Less
Corporate Finance 4e By David J. Moore, Ph.D.
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Motivation I teach corporate finance at the introductory undergraduate, intermediate undergraduate, and introductory MBA levels (and the intermediate MBA level in the future). While teaching those... More > courses I notice significant material overlap in traditional textbooks. In some cases I observe paragraphs are verbatim duplicates in traditional textbooks labeled ``Introductory'' and ``Intermediate.'' Corporate Finance 4e combines my lecture notes from all four levels of instruction into a single text, a significant cost savings for students.< Less
Get Scrappy By Dave Berkus, Kim Shepherd
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This book will help you to become a more agile manager, explore your management style, and give you a blueprint for personal and corporate growth. Dave Berkus and Kim Shepherd have each created and... More > managed successful businesses with rapid growth. Dave has twice been an Inc.500 CEO; Kim three times an Inc.5000 CEO.< Less
Nurturing Financial Freedom By Edgar Lambert, Alex Cabot
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In the ever-changing landscape of personal finance and investing, investors need to understand where they are in relation to their long-term goals. It is easy to look at an account statement and see... More > how much we have. But understanding how much that amount will provide for us in the future is a much more complicated task. Nurturing Financial Freedom: A Guide to Modern Financial Planning will address many of the concerns facing savers today. Among them are: ● Financial Planning ● Employer Retirement Benefits ● Time Value of Money and Compound Interest ● Inflation ● Risk Management ● Insurance ● Types of Investment Vehicles ● Asset Allocation and Diversification You are in control of your own “financial destiny.” You have the power to make wise decisions for your future. No one is going to do it for you. Take charge of your plan today!< Less
What Were They Thinking? By Janice Jenkins
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“A job interview is about the business of demonstrating that you are the best candidate for a job. Preparing for a job interview is crucial. Candidates need to do more than just have a good... More > resume and appropriate interview attire. They should be mindful of their behaviors and attitudes. A job interview is the time to be energetic, attentive, punctual, positive, engaging, expressing sincere interest in the position, and exuding professionalism.” Janice R. Jenkins In her book, “What Were They Thinking? Behaviors and Attitudes That Can Ruin a Job Interview” Janice R. Jenkins, a workforce development professional with nearly 15 years of experience in interviewing job candidates, explores those behaviors and attitudes that can derail a candidate’s job interview. Learn strategies for giving great job interviews.< Less
They Were Sent By Matthew Kutz
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This book digs into the leadership development process (before and after) of Old Testament leaders and draws distinctions between contemporary leadership development and the leadership process... More > imposed by God on the one’s He sends. In these pages are insights on how leading by means of delegated authority will enhance your ability to stand out in a crowd. True authority is rooted in following the example of Old Testament leaders who demonstrated: Passion for other’s dreams Submission to God Supernatural revelation Unwavering work ethic The spirit of excellence And more…< Less
Contextual Intelligence By Matthew Kutz
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2013 Leadership Book Award for Innovation and Cutting-Edge Perspective Contextual Intelligence is a leadership model that will help you navigate constantly shifting environments. This book... More > integrates a cutting-edge 3D Thinking framework with 12 core behaviors that will help you diagnose your context and lead others to higher levels of performance. Today’s leadership landscape is dynamic and challenging. Earlier theories and assumptions appear to be overly simplistic in their ability to flex with the volatility and complexity of organizations today. This book extends the complexity paradigms by integrating the principles of tacit knowledge, synchronicity and time orientation, which are essential behaviors for today’s leaders.< Less
Do+Make: The Handbook for Starting Your Very Own Business By Angela Lussier
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Do+Make: The Handbook for Starting Your Very Own Business is the second book in a two-part series. Following up book 1, Who’s With Us? From Wondering to Knowing if You Should Start a Business... More > in 21 Days, readers get the opportunity to build their very own business as they journey through the pages of each interactive chapter. While millions of people are thinking about starting a business each day, brave and curious dreamers who read this book will be given the tools and steps needed to make their vision a new way of life. In these pages, Angela Lussier expertly shares her experiences, teaches you what you need to know to get started, and leaves you with an entire business blueprint created by, and for, you. No longer wonder what business ownership might be like. Stop waiting and start creating your new future by picking up this book.< Less
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Think Tanks and SDGs Catalysts for Analysis, Innovation and Implementation By James McGann
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Think tanks have the ability to play a key role in the ongoing discourse by providing analysis and advice on the effects of SDGs and the best means to execute them. Think tanks can provide a vital... More > link and mediating role between the civil society, the governments, and the intergovernmental organizations that will constitute the main contributors to SDG implementation. This book explores these issues further by documenting the role think tanks are playing in engaging the public and policymakers on the SDGs and specific strategies and programs they have developed to help implement them.< Less
CDP Exam Study Guide By The Institute for Diversity Certification
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The CDP Exam Study Guide is designed to help candidates pass the Certified Diversity Practitioner (CDP) Exam and obtain measurable impact through Diversity & Inclusion efforts.