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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
UNLV Gaming Research & Review Journal Volume 20, Issue 1 By UNLV International Gaming Institute William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration
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UNLV Gaming Research and Review Journal: Volume 20, Issue 1
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
Find It, Get It, Keep It, Grow It By Jeffrey Magee
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IT! Find It, Get It, Keep It, Grow It. Much more than a, “book about selling”, IT takes you right to the hands-on, “how to” of sales. Get IT, and then roll up your sleeves... More > and start working, because this book is about impacting your bottom-line right now. IT is about Business , How to Find Business, How to Get Business, How to Keep Business, and ultimately, How to Grow Your Business!< Less
The Prosperous Translator By Chris Durban
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Some of the Web’s pithiest advice on building a successful translation practice. Translation is the grandest, most foolhardy enterprise that humans can engage in. Done right, it can also be... More > a lucrative and intellectually satisfying career. Fire Ant & Worker Bee (Chris Durban and Eugene Seidel) have over five decades’ combined experience in the translation business. They firmly believe that skilled translators benefit from adopting an entrepreneurial outlook, sharing insights and experiences, and investing in themselves. In their column in the Translation Journal, they have dispensed no-nonsense advice since 1998 on topics ranging from successfully navigating the freelance/agency divide to finding direct clients, raising prices, kicking implicit content into explicit shape, mastering office clutter and translating in the nude. Readers from translation company owners to students just starting out have found Fire Ant and Worker Bee's advice invaluable. See comments at www.prosperoustranslator.com< 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
Risk Management Principles for Principals By Steven Wilmes
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Risk Management Principles for Principals dives deep into the everyday issues that the modern Principal will face and provides them with a road map for avoiding the common obstacles. Exploring issues... More > such as: the use of golf carts, locking gates and bathroom doors, sports equipment, IEP's and much more. This book is a great guide for the new or seasoned Principal.< Less
The Local Economy Revolution: What's Changed and How You Can Help By Della Rucker
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Whether they’re professionals or volunteers, people across the world are discovering that the economics that sustain their communities are shifting fast, and they’re struggling to find... More > new solutions. But instead of just trying old ideas harder, they’re gradually realizing that we need a whole new approach. In The Local Economy Revolution, economic revitalization specialist Della Rucker unpacks the deep changes underlying these communities’ struggles. The Local Economy Revolution shines a new light on the profound impacts of the last few decades on the places where people live and work, and sketches a new way forward that builds on the reasons why our places matter to us.< Less
Your 60 Minute Lean Business - 5S Implementation Guide By Jason Tisbury
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Your 60 Minute Lean Business – 5S Implementation Guide is one book in the series of 60 Minutes Lean Business guides. The entire philosophy of Lean Manufacturing & Lean Business is built... More > around the removal of waste from processes. I find it quite ironic in the Lean process itself the most waste can be found in the education material and learning systems of Lean. So I decided to remove much of the waste and focus on how to implement. There are many books in the market to provide you with detailed background, case studies and mind numbing information if you want or need a highly detailed level of information, however if you want to quickly learn and implement a specific Lean tool, this series is for you. Lean Learnings – making learning Lean lean.< Less
Creativity Rising: Creative Thinking & Creative Problem Solving in the 21st Century By Gerard Puccio et al.
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[Trade Paperback Edition] The need for creativity has never been greater. In fact, we chose the title, "Creativity Rising: Creative Thinking and Creative Problem Solving in the 21st... More > Century," to reflect this belief. If we are to live healthy, productive lives in this century we must develop the mind-set and the skill set for effectively responding to and initiating change. "Creativity Rising" is both a why-to and how-to guide to help you create your own future. In this book we: explore the nature of creativity; debunk common myths about creativity; describe the rapid rise of change in the 21st century; and outline the time-tested Creative Problem Solving process, an approach to on-demand creativity.< Less
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
Relationships First By Andy Akrouche
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It is no secret that the majority of complex business arrangements fail to achieve their objectives in the long run. Structured as “transactions” or “deals,” the contract... More > parties become hostage to fixed performance-based models and change order processes that drive adversarial behaviour, and limit innovation and industrial benefit, which further widen the contract divide. It is time for stakeholders to begin working together to establish and manage “insight-based adaptive relationships” that foster innovation, create change and enable evolution. These relationships must be built on respect, alignment, mutuality, transparency and joint governance. It is also time for policy and procurement regimes to recognize and support the “relationship” as the pivotal point at which delivery and performance are conducted, measured and evolved.< 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 teaches an Immersion course on how to open breweries. Information at www.coloradoboy.com< Less
Winning Customer Centricity: Putting Customers at the Heart of Your Business—One Day at a Time By Denyse Drummond-Dunn
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Customer centricity isn’t just a goal or buzzword; it’s a make-or-break necessity for succeeding in business today. In fifty short chapters (one for each week of the year), this book... More > accompanies you on your journey to increased customer centricity. Its unique approach enables you to strategically turn your organisation into a customer-focused powerhouse, from the inside out. Winning Customer Centricity will show you how to: Integrate customers into your company’s very DNA, from strategy to infrastructure Choose and connect with the right customers and build long-term relationships Reinvent your brand to ignite and maintain customer demand and loyalty ….. and a whole lot more. Whether you’re starting a new company, seeking to turn around one that’s underperforming, or working to build upon a solid foundation, Winning Customer Centricity will help you to put your customers where they belong—at the very heart of your business!< Less
BRAVE NEW MATH: Information, Globalization, and New Economic Thinking in the 21st Century By Peter Marber
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Amid globalization, traditional economic measures like Gross Domestic Product, unemployment, and stock markets leave us with a distorted worldview - and a shaky foundation for policy decisions. In... More > the Information Age, aren’t there better indicators to manage our country’s well-being? In Brave New Math, a follow-up to his thought-provoking 2012 article in the World Policy Journal, Peter Marber attacks conventional wisdom and recommends new metrics and policies to promote broader prosperity in the 21st century.< Less
The Association Exec's Guide to Improving Organizational Performance By Don Robertson, Robert Alves
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If your association is considering making technology investments anytime in the next few years this book is a must-read. It provides the hands-on tools you need — proven best practice... More > strategies, self-assessments, and results-based case studies from real clients to help you gain insight into what you must do if you want to adapt to the massive changes upon us. Our intention is to "lift the veil" and share behind-the-scenes insights that can show you how to avoid modern-day software selection and implementation pitfalls while aligning your business strategy and technology to create a lasting advantage for your organization. Most importantly, we show you how to achieve continuous performance improvement for your organization.< Less
Leadership-The Things No One Talks About By Wanda Harris, Mike Mahlendorf
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A field guide for emerging leaders seeking advice on how to carry out day-to-day leadership responsibilities.
Loneliness of Leadership: Solitude to Success By Keith Kefgen
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Regrettably, very few aspiring leaders are prepared for the hidden consequences of reaching the top. For many leaders, business success can come with a profound sense of loneliness. In their new... More > book, The Loneliness of Leadership, authors Keith Kefgen and Dr. James Houran explore the challenges faced by today’s leaders and strategies for dealing with the dark side of the leadership journey. As partners in AETHOS Consulting Group, Kefgen and Houran tackle the topic of leadership development in a new way via an unprecedented 3-year study of top hospitality executives and entrepreneurs. In doing so, the authors offer a fresh competency model for navigating the chaotic modern business world. Most importantly, Kefgen and Houran share stories of accomplishment from the many leaders they interviewed. These stories will give readers a realistic yet motivational path for embracing the inherent solitude of leadership and turning it into personal and professional success.< Less
Do You Want To Make MDRT, Or Not?! By Joseph Templin
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MDRT is the elite of the life insurance and financial services world. "Begin with the end in mind" and start your financial services career with the plan to be elite.
Cloning Wall Street By Jonathan Wallentine
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If you study advancements in technology and their implications for investing, you will find the tremendous impact technology has had on the way money is managed. For example, the rise of personal... More > computers eliminated the need for investors to phone a stock broker and gave birth to discount brokers and online trading platforms. Increased computing power and the ubiquity of information ushered in new algorithmic and technology driven trading strategies. Financial product companies created Target Date Funds, Indexed ETFs, and other financial products that otherwise would not have been possible. The motivation for this book is to present readers with an investment technology that will be instrumental as we see the money management industry continue to evolve.< Less
Everybody Knows Joe By Joe Thomas
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Love it or hate it – networking is a must regardless of the type of business you are in. And, whether you realize it or not, you network every day without even thinking about it. Every time you... More > introduce yourself – you have the potential to make a contact. Networking events offer an opportunity to introduce yourself and your business to a select, targeted group of people. These people are potential clients, links to job opportunities, or sources of referrals. How you introduce yourself makes an impression on them and determines whether or not they actually remember you. Everybody Knows Joe is intended to help you maximize those contacts and create more meaningful relationships.< Less
Colorado Boy Brewery SOP By Tom Hennessy
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After years of teaching how to open breweries around the U.S. and internationally, Tom Hennessy has put together the basic guide on how you actually “do it”, based on the operations of... More > the award winning Colorado Boy Brewing Company. Drawing on Tom’s 20 plus years of professional brewing, and peer reviewed by professional brewers across the U.S. this guide will show you how to: • Clean kegs, serving tanks and fermenters • Harvest yeast and re-pitch • Make cask ale • Carbonate your beer • Proper sanitation of equipment • Step by step procedure of a brew • Beer line cleaning • Tank passivation • And more!< Less
OUCH - How My Financial Advisor Lost Me $930,000 In Three Years By Darren Sugiyama
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Darren Sugiyama has branded his firm as the "Anti-Financial Advisor Financial Advisory Firm." His latest campaign #dothemath is perhaps the most refreshing and revolutionary approach to... More > financial advising, and without a doubt the best financial literacy education the industry has ever seen. He takes a brutally honest and transparent look at the world of investments, annuities and life insurance. Sugiyama says, "I'm not a financial advisor. I don't advise my clients to do anything. I'm a financial CLARIFIER. I clarify the truth about the REAL mathematics of investing. If you do the REAL math, the math will tell you the truth, and the decision regarding your financial plan will become obvious... if you're working with the right financial clarifier. Forget the SIMPLE math, because typically the guy that only shows you the simple math walks away with all your money."< Less
LINKS Supply Chain Management Simulation [Extended Edition] By Randall G Chapman
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LINKS Supply Chain Management Simulation [Extended Edition]
Insider Secrets A Simple Easy Way To Interpret Stock Charts For Maximum Profit. By Gregory Mannarino
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LAST CHANCE! THIS PUBLICATION WILL BE DISCONTINUED ON AUGUST 1 2016.GET YOURS NOW. Enter the lucrative world of Wall Street Trading. In this brief for the first time ever I reveal the secrets which... More > I personally use to crush the street. The information in this brief is invaluable and could change your life.< Less