Looking for a simple path to start your retirement planning strategies?
This book contains five straightforward concepts that can help you plan for retirement. It can also help you find ways to... More > protect your retirement nest egg against forces like market fluctuations, inflation, and income taxes.
This short book is packed full of exciting concepts, tips, and questions to help you get started down the path to the retirement you’ve always wanted.< Less
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
Did you know that millions of people are dealing with credit problems today? These people aren't just the typical irresponsible people or dead beats that come to mind when you think of credit... More > problems. Credit problems exist in all walks of life! Nearly 70% of credit reports contain fixable items. That means 70% of people are letting their credit report cost them thousands of dollars per year! Did you know that, a poor credit score can hurt your chances of qualifying for a credit card, mortgage or any other kind of loan—it can even get in the way of renting an apartment, finding a job or reaching your dreams! However, a bad credit score can always be improved. Step by step and in plain English the HOW TO FIX YOUR CREDIT book shows you how to understand, improve and protect your credit quickly, easily, legally and on your own. Stop letting your credit score delay your dreams and cost you thousands of dollars.< Less
Forty Lessons in Leadership is a practical tool to answer the question "Can you teach me how to lead?" Written in a casual style, the book includes specific questions For Thought and... More > Action designed to connect the reader's specific circumstances to concepts presented in the book. It is meant for the reader who wants more than a text book or a biographical study. It is meant for the individual actively engaged in his own self development as a leader. It addresses such topics a Vision, Sales Management, Team Building, Leading Change, Conflict Management, and Employee Engagement.< Less
D&O 101: Understanding Directors and Officers Liability Insurance - A Holistic Approach is a new book from Larry Goanos, a 25-year insurance veteran and former coverage attorney, senior... More > underwriting manager, insurance broker and MGA president. Goanos infuses his analyses and explanations with real-world war stories from the front lines of D&O Insurance to illustrate the importance of various principles. The book contains a chapter of career advice from more than 60 senior insurance executives, including 25 current or former CEOs. Respected leaders such as Maurice "Hank" Greenberg, Brian Duperreault, Stephen Way, Dinos Iordanou, Kevin Kelley and many others provide their unique insights on career advancement. D&O 101’s glossary of over 130 insurance terms includes colloquialisms not found elsewhere.< Less
"Energizing Workplace Performance" describes a proven system for implementing performance management in any organization. Validated with hundreds of private, public and non-profit... More > organizations throughout the world over a 30 year period it has the demonstrated capability to generate substantial productivity increases and help realize human potential in the workplace. The author has personally implemented this performance management system in his own companies and has brought it to client organizations through his work as a management consultant. Dr. Resnick brings the richness of decades of organizational development experience to life through the text. Written in a conversational tone for executives, managers and human resource professionals, this book contains the theory, the empirical evidence and the "how to do it" guidelines that makes the difficult task of building organizational alignment and maximizing human performance both practical and achievable.< Less
We can all agree that energy needs to be made better. But how can we achieve the greatest impact with the limited resources at hand? While many look to solar and wind to revolutionize our energy... More > economy, this focus ignores the other 99% of our primary energy supply, which is too vast to meaningfully offset in the near to medium-term. Any realistic solution requires getting more out of what we've got. Fortunately, there are low-cost, high-return technologies available today that can make our existing energy systems cleaner, safer, cheaper and more reliable. Given the scale of existing infrastructure, these technologies offer massive "bang for the buck". Many are hidden in plain sight and just need the right injection of capital or entrepreneurial leadership to unleash their potential. Join us as we survey the exciting opportunities in the emerging world of digital energy.< Less
The one-and-only guide created for mastering all the elements critical to Web Success.
Each chapter presents a different element that’s critical for a successful website. Expert advice appears... More > throughout the book for all levels – basic, intermediate and advanced. Real-world examples of online businesses are included, as well as sources for Web tools and services.
Helpful review questions end each chapter, and a thorough glossary demystifies common and not-so-common Web terms and abbreviations.
For everyone whose work relies on the Internet, Web 360 breaks through the limits that separate technology from marketing from management and brings ivory-tower specialties down to earth. For anyone with a big idea, Web 360 shows how to translate dreams and blurry goals into reality.
The Web 360 system encourages all who may find the Web disintermediating or intimidating to embrace the opportunity and start enjoying the rewards. Learn more at http://www.web360book.com.< Less
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
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
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
The Top *10* Highly Profitable, Proven, Time-Tested Secrets to Create the Ultimate First and Last Impression with Your Client by Small Business Expert and Strategic Business Coach John Di Lemme will... More > radically change the way that you create relationships with your clients/customers.< Less
Designed to inspire current and future business owners and executives, this volume of profiles highlights personal stories and words of wisdom from a diverse group of business professionals in and... More > around the Washington D.C. area. Cases cover a wide and varied array of successes and innovations with an emphasis on entrepreneurialism and a positive spirit. Many of these individuals are not only leaders in their industry, but also leaders in their communities. They work extensively to further the missions of the organizations to which they contribute. They sit on advisory boards, chair fundraisers, and mentor someone in need of a positive role model. They look around, then roll up their sleeves and do what needs to be done. Readers can learn from the lessons of others while examining their own business style and values.< Less
The path of a writing career can be rocky and twisty and full of dead ends. But it’s also well traveled--and in WRITES OF PASSAGE, 59 mystery authors offer the secrets that helped them navigate... More > their success.
When you’re in need of an author’s roadmap, “pick up this book,” as Hank Phillippi Ryan says in the introduction. “Open it to any page. The sisters of SinC have shared their personal journeys—and they have many tales to tell.”
These tales reveal the “Writes of Passage” every author encounters, and Sisters in Crime hopes these beautifully told experiences will guide you along your way.< Less
What is creativity? Can it be taught? How is it measured? What are the stakes for neglecting it? And what opportunities beckon for the people and organizations who dare to embrace it? At the... More > International Center for Studies in Creativity at SUNY Buffalo State, home of the world’s first Master of Science degree in Creativity, scholars seek those answers every day. And in Big Questions in Creativity 2014, the field’s newest thinkers tackle some of its most intriguing questions. As students and recent graduates of the program, they represent a variety of cultures, experiences, and backgrounds. Yet they are united in their energetic exploration of current issues in creativity and their passion for knowing more.< Less
What if, instead of calling you to leave your job, God called you to donate a percentage of your business proceeds to support His ministries? What if obeying that call required you to walk away from... More > employment with an established, successful business to begin again as an entrepreneur? What if answering that call meant you might go without a salary for four years? In 2004, Simon Lee did receive this call from God. His ten-year journey with Christ leading the company has been amazing. He has not only met God’s call to donate 50 percent of his company profits to Christian ministries, but EIS Office Solutions, Inc., has grown from a start-up company into a strong, competitive business. One Company Under God was written to showcase God’s faithfulness to our obedience and to invite your company to support God’s ministries at home and abroad.< Less
Extending the Runway is a must-read book for every entrepreneur, executive angel, and venture capitalist who now or has ever managed a fragile, growing young business.
Authored by Dave Berkus,... More > creator of BERKONOMICS, this book provides thoughtful material to help management and investors gain alignment at the board level upon issues of limited resource allocation toward and beyond breakeven. Berkus delves into issues revolving around optimal use of resources such as time, money, relationships, context knowledge and process understanding. He tells real stories of young businesses whose management fell into traps which could have been avoided, and how some extended their runways to make more efficient use of invested funds.
Extending the Runway uses examples and stories from aviation to draw an analogy between trained, disciplined management in the cockpit compared to that in an often chaotic corporate world. This is an easy-reading but powerful text for C-level corporate planning.< Less
TRYCycle is a whimsical handbook on creative behavior, which uses the tricycle as a metaphor to visualize a simple, holistic, and coherent picture of what is involved in the complex phenomenon of... More > creative behavior. This metaphor serves as an organizing framework that brings about an understanding of the interplay between the core behaviors of curiosity, play, experimentation, reflection, and incubation and the attitudes needed to sustain creative behavior. TRYCycle has cross over appeal to other areas outside of business.< Less