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How I Built A $37 Million Insurance Agency In Less Than 7 Years By Darren Sugiyama
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Darren Sugiyama, nationally known author and business consultant has disclosed the secrets of his insurance industry success. His story will amuse and inspire you to take your company to the next... More > level. Proven results...every time!< Less
Welcome to the Creative Populist Revolution By Carl Nordgren
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In his new book Carl Nordgren explains our economy hasn't recovered because it can't, it can only be renewed, and that will only happen when waves of creatively entrepreneurial talent wash over all... More > our organizations. The book offers content and exercises that have helped thousands of Nordgren's students enhance their creative capacity and develop their entrepreneurial instincts. **The resolution of the cover design may not appear correct on your screen. Rest assured it will print in high resolution.**< Less
Finding a Job Worth Having, 4th Edition By Vicki Lind, MS, Cynthia Dettman, JD, MSW
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This expanded handbook will help people find and create meaningful work in Portland's creative, health care, education, social justice, and sustainability communities.
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
Brewery Operations Manual By Tom Hennessy, 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
Launch A Kick-Ass T-Shirt Brand By T-Shirt Magazine
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Whether you’ve already started a t-shirt brand or are just an aspiring t-shirt entrepreneur with a dream, the clothing industry can be one of the toughest to break into. LAUNCH A KICK-ASS... More > T-SHIRT BRAND is the perfect hand-book if you’re looking to build a successful t-shirt brand. From valuable advice to specific examples and anecdotes from successful t-shirt entrepreneurs, this 200+ page guide is packed with priceless information that can help your dreams of running a profitable t-shirt brand come true. LAUNCH A KICK-ASS T-SHIRT BRAND will give you advice and instructions on the following: - Creating a solid brand - The legal aspects of running a clothing brand - Getting funding to launch your brand - How to set up an online shop - How to make kick-ass t-shirt designs - Getting your shirts produced - How to get your products in stores - Managing your business - And much more!< Less
Organizational Physics - The Science of Growing a Business By Lex Sisney
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There are hidden laws at work in every aspect of your business. Understand them, and you can create extraordinary growth. Ignore them, and you run the risk of becoming another statistic. It’s... More > become almost cliché: 8 out of every 10 new ventures fail. Of the ones that succeed, how many truly thrive—for the long run? And of those that thrive, how many continually overcome their growth hurdles … and ultimately scale, with meaning, purpose, and profitability? The answer, sadly, is not many. Author Lex Sisney is on a mission to change that picture. After more than a decade spent leading and coaching high-growth technology companies, Lex discovered that the companies that thrive do so in accordance with 6 Laws — universal principles that govern the success or failure of every individual, team, and organization.< Less
The 6-Figure Retirement By Darren Sugiyama
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Written by multi-talented entrepreneur Darren Sugiyama, "The 6-Figure Retirement" explicitly explains the many advantages of using Cash Value Life Insurance as a tool to create tax-free... More > retirement income. Unlike many other so-called "retirement planning books," there is no fluff or filler content, nor does Darren Sugiyama dance around any issues. He is direct and transparent in communicating his views on the life insurance industry, as well as the investment and financial services industry as a whole. His refreshing perspective is clearly laid out in layman's terms, and though the strategies he discusses are complex, Darren Sugiyama has successfully and brilliantly communicated the complexities and mysteries of the financial world in a way that just about anyone can understand. For more infomation on the author, go to: www.DarrenSugiyama.com< Less
Finding Your Way Home By Brent Sute
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Join Marsha Myles in her journey to home ownership as she overcomes her fears by becoming educated in the mortgage and home buying process. Learn about credit, home affordability, the steps in... More > getting a home loan, and the 10 commandments of getting a mortgage.< Less
The Protection Book. A Guide to Asset Protection By E. J. Lashlee
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The Protection Book describes steps to: *Create a Superior "Private Will" that supersedes typical Wills. *Get Discretionary Benefits and Spendthrift Protection *Protect yourself from the... More > legal and financial ravages of Disability *Provide for Personal Care, Children and Guardianship *Manage & protect assets regarding disability *Keep finances and beneficiaries private. Eliminate publicity *Eliminate probate, attorneys fees, disputes, & court costs *Minimize lawsuit concerns and insurance claims *Eliminate the need for a court appointed Guardianship *Minimize Family Conflicts and disputes with friends *Minimize Support expense & Medical expense *Minimize Education Expense *Manage, defer, reduce, transfer, or eliminate Taxes *Distinguish the hype from Professional Trust Experts *Understand documents Sample documents are provided; all of the legal forms, finance checklists, including many typical examples.< Less
The Art and Science of Project Management By Roger Warburton, Vijay Kanabar
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The Art & Science of Project Management. This is the second edition, which is updated for the PMBOK 5th edition. Master project management with this book from authors experienced in practice,... More > teaching, and research. Learn: The foundations of Project Management, explained with dozens of examples. What works and what doesn't. The PMBOK processes and knowledge areas, with critical analyses. Dozens of templates to use for your project. How the latest research applies to your project. Advanced cost and schedule estimation methods to monitor and control projects. The second edition includes a Microsoft Project tutorial. Version 2.1 adds the latest in Schedule Estimation.< Less
UNDERSTANDING NAMED, AUTOMATIC, AND ADDITIONAL INSUREDS IN THE CGL POLICY By Dwight M. Kealy
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Every day, thousands of people request and receive proof of someone else’s Commercial General Liability (CGL) insurance. They might be named as a certificate holder or they might be named as... More > an additional insured. They might want to be named as an additional insured for ongoing operations, completed operations, or “your work.” They might request Primary Wording, or Non-Contributory Wording, or a Waiver of Subrogation, or a Hold Harmless Agreement. They might say that the insurance company has to have an A.M. Best Rating of at least A-, VIII, and write business in the state on an admitted basis. WHAT DOES ALL OF THIS MEAN? If you are requiring or providing additional insured endorsements, you should know what they mean. In this book, attorney and insurance professional Dwight M. Kealy walks the reader through memorable answers to these kinds of questions that are faced everyday by insurance professionals, attorneys, risk managers, and any business that regularly deals with insurance requirements.< Less
Data Modeling: 2014 - 2015 By Frank Krzystofiak
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Excel Skills for spreadsheet modeling: These materials outline a structured way of attacking a wide range of problems, using data - driven analysis to guide decision - making. The main focus of these... More > materials is on modeling decisions in the spreadsheet environment.< Less
Version 2014.3 Manual By Vibration Research
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VibrationVIEW User Manual 2014. Vibration Research is the leading vibration testing system in the world.
What You Need to Know About Today's Credit Union By Paul Thompson
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An easy-reading overview of the modern credit union, covering everything from its cooperative roots to credit union operations, governance, board responsibilities, management and staff issues, and... More > the growing opportunities in small business lending and alternative financial services. A must for credit union managers, trainers, new employees, new directors, and anyone interested in today's credit union. By the author of the award-winning history "Development of the Modern U.S. Credit Union Movement 1970-2010."< Less
Legal Concepts for Insurance Agent Ethics: How Agents Get Sued and Lose Their Licenses By Dwight Kealy
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Most people think they are fairly ethical—or at least as ethical as others. In this book, attorney and insurance professional Dwight M. Kealy walks the reader through Contract Law, Tort Law,... More > Criminal Law, and the Department of Insurance Code as a way to define ethical boundaries for insurance agent conduct. Sometimes the author writes as the attorney representing a client against an insurance agent. Sometimes the author writes as the attorney defending the insurance agent. Throughout the book, the author balances these opposing views to expose the relevant legal issues, and to encourage the conduct insurance professionals should follow to stay out of court and keep their insurance licenses.< Less
TIPS FROM THE TOPS By Esther Muller
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What you need to know about buying and selling Co-operative and Condominium Apartments. The author, Esther Muller, is both an Academician and Practitioner. Her incisive thoughts and perceptive ideas... More > have distinguished her as an authority and often quoted spokesperson.< Less
Traversing the Valley of Death By Stephen Markham, Paul Mugge
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Traversing the Valley of Death is for managers with responsibility to grow revenue and market share or open new markets and lines of business. The process contained in this book provides a complete... More > system to create new value starting with early needs assessment and continuing through detailed business planning and organizational adoption. This is an advanced book; it assumes< Less
Modern ERP: Select, Implement, and Use Today's Advanced Business Systems By Marianne Bradford
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Modern ERP can be used in an undergraduate or graduate enterprise resource planning systems course or to support an ERP module in information systems, accounting, business, or supply chain courses.... More > This third edition continues to be vendor-agnostic and has been substantially revised to keep pace with advances in the ERP marketspace. New topics include cloud computing, mobility, and business analytics, while ERP security, ERP risk management, databases, and supply chain have been expanded. Innovative graphics and ERP screenshots have been incorporated to further aid in the learning process.< Less
The Orchard Grower: Create and Harvest As Many Prospects As You Want By Ron Butt, CFP
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The goal of this book is to connect technically competent professionals with consumers that desperately need their service. Ron Butt, CFP has been helping individuals and businesses accomplish their... More > goals for over 30 years as a financial planner. In addition he established one of America’s largest Registered Investment Advisory firms, (ARGI Investment Services, LLC) and comprehensive fee based financial planning firms. He has helped numerous advisors reverse their tedious often unproductive new business approach, from an unplanned cold call sales method, to a system where abundant viable prospects in the market seek them.< Less
The Legend of Kondoo: Leadership Principles of the Kiongozi By Daon McLarin Johnson
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The Legend of Kondoo: Leadership Principles of the Kiongozi is a Leadership Fable about a lion cub mistakenly adopted by a well-intentioned herd of sheep. In Kondoo's quest for identity, the young... More > lion must make the difficult decision to remain within the safe, comfortable confines of his "wooly" existence or launch into the jungle of authentic leadership.< Less
The Legend of Kondoo: Leadership Principles of the Kiongozi By Daon McLarin Johnson
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The Legend of Kondoo: Leadership Principles of the Kiongozi is a Leadership Fable about a lion cub mistakenly adopted by a well-intentioned herd of sheep. In Kondoo's quest for identity, the young... More > lion must make the difficult decision to remain within the safe, comfortable confines of his "wooly" existence or launch into the jungle of authentic leadership.< Less
Strategic Planning: As Simple as A,B,C By David R. McClean
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If your organization wants to get better at strategic planning, you could hire expensive consultants eager to charge you as much as they can. Or you could demystify the process by reading this... More > guidebook written by an accomplished businessman and former military strategic planner who explains that strategic planning means doing the right things, which is much different than doing things right. COL David R. McClean (USA, Ret) provides a phased approach with clear and concise advice so you can improve your strategic planning and increase growth. Whether you own a corner sandwich shop or manage a megabank, you can: • Conduct organization assessment to develop a comprehensive strategic plan – realize the vision • Select and lead strategic planning teams – build unit cohesion • Communicate with colleagues and business partners – increase on return • Analyze and execute an effective implementation plan – process improvement< Less
A Race Between Time and Money: Domino’s Quest for Retirement Wisdom By John Lau, CFP®, CPA
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When Domino starts talking about retiring, his wife of thirty years gets nervous. After all, they’ve never come up with a plan for retirement, and so they seek advice from their longtime... More > friend, Jim. He gets them thinking about key issues, such as health care costs, lifestyle changes, and tax implications. So begins Domino’s quest for wisdom to discover whether or not he can stop working. Like so many others in the same situation, he seeks to answer questions such as: Will I run out of money before I run out of time? What are the best ways to build and preserve wealth? What can I do to maximize the value of my Social Security benefits? How can I minimize taxes when passing down money and real estate? As he digs deeper, he learns that he’ll need to make the right moves to enjoy retirement while leaving a lasting legacy for his heirs and loved ones. That’s the only way to win A Race between Time and Money.< Less
Being the project manager By Sju G. Thorup
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“Being the project manager” is for newly minted project managers and people who aspire to lead a project. The book complements a training course or basic textbook about project management... More > methodology. “Being the project manager” sheds light on the project manager role, its personal challenges and complexities, and its rewarding learnings and accomplishments. Real-life stories from authentic project managers provide insight and inspiration. Simple self-tests and lively cartoons offer fresh angles on the reader’s own project. Written in a straightforward style, the book gives an entertaining peek into the practical side of project management. The reader gets a tour into the many disciplines one needs to master as a project manager: How to communicate with stakeholders, motivate people, be open to new information, analyze and mitigate risks, and take all relevant aspects into account when making decisions. While an easy read, the book yields immediately applicable insight as well as food for thought.< Less