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Confessions of a Financial Planner: How to Get Great Advice & Avoid Financial Scams By David Holland
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In Confessions of a Financial Planner: How to Get Great Advice & Avoid Financial Scams, author and adviser, David D. Holland, demystifies the process of choosing an investment adviser or planner.... More > He also raises the red flag in an effort to expose those who could potentially bring financial harm. Filled with David’s practical insights from 20 years of financial services experience, this book provides plain English answers to critical questions, such as: How do I find the best adviser for me? What questions should I ask? How do I know an adviser has my best interests at heart? How can I lessen my chances of becoming the victim of a financial scam?< Less
The Emotion By Aspen Group
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The concept of the “emotional ledger” was formulated by the trans-generational family systems theorist, Ivan Boszormenyi-Nagy, and is a key idea in contextual theory. According to... More > Boszormenyi-Nagy, the emotional ledger of the family is a balance sheet of indebtedness, entitlement and obligations that accrue in the processes of give-and-take between individuals and generations over decades. Families in business together often suffer from the commingling of the financial ledger of tangible assets and the emotional ledger of intangible liabilities. Regardless of our professional discipline, much of our work is in service to balancing the complexities of our client’s emotional ledger. This book is about that process. While it was written with the non-clinical advisor in mind, it will be valuable to anyone who needs to understand the complexities and challenges of being a family in business.< 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
The Hidden Cleantech Revolution By John A. Moore, Toby Shute
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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
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
NEW DIRECTIONS: A Competitive Intelligence Tale By David J. Kalinowski, Gary D. Maag
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NEW DIRECTIONS: A Competitive Intelligence Tale by Gary D. Maag and David J. Kalinowski
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
Successful Practice Managment: Exceeding Patient Expectations By Colleen Sullivan, Geoffrey Meredith
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Successful Practice Management: Exceeding Patient Expectations is a must-have for all healthcare practices. It includes an extensive guide on how to run a successful healthcare practice, an in-depth... More > discussion on the importance of patients over the seven stages of the patient consultation process, and an emphasis on the importance of patients’ need for expert care, understanding, and satisfaction from the practice experience. There are 12 detailed chapters that provide the reader with an analysis of healthcare practice management for patient satisfaction, recognising and removing barriers to patient value from consultations, developing personnel and practice systems, and financial compliance requirements and quality control. This book is written as a practical guide for healthcare practices that focuses on and emphasises the importance of patients.< 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
@DrJanice By Dr. Janice Presser
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@DrJanice is immediately engaging, amusing and thought-provoking. Thirty of Dr. Janice Presser's most-read blog articles, accompanied by her tweets on the title topics, make this a guaranteed good... More > read for anyone who has ever worked anywhere! Dr. Presser is the co-founder and CEO of the The Gabriel Institute and architect of the technology that powers Teamability®, a completely new way to know how people will perform in teams.< Less
The Keys to Family Business Success By Aspen Family Business Group
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The Keys To Family Business Success offers readers a comprehensive guide to understanding family businesses and how to address the unique challenges they face.
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
Leadership & The Road to High Performance By Peter Hughes, John Ferrie
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Leadership & The Road to High Performance provides an operating philosophy and a detailed road map for managers to create high performing organizations. This book integrates five major themes... More > and the tools and techniques managers can use immediately to substantially improve the performance of their teams and organizations. The five major themes in this book that provide a prescription for managers to achieve a new level of success and sustainable performance in their teams are; exercising transformational leadership, developing high performing teams, creating operational excellence, implementing organizational change, and shaping the ideal organizational culture. This book will challenge managers to become transformational leaders by creating and implementing organizational changes and demonstrating new leadership behaviors that will create a new dimension of organizational success.< Less
Leading Leaders By Mickey Addison
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"Leading Leaders" is straightforward advice for leaders at all levels on how to be successful. Developed over a 26 year military career and a lifetime of leading, Colonel Mickey Addison... More > lays out the foundation for character-based leadership. Illustrated through personal stories and anecdotes, Leading Leaders is a must read for anyone who wants to improve their productivity and their character.< 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
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
UnCommoditized: Uncommon Ideas for Commoditized Markets By Saikat Dey, Gerrit Reepmeyer
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Commodity industries, such as oil and gas, chemicals, metals and mining, and many others, can be described as follows: You have to invest several billions of dollars into your facilities, your market... More > grows slowly and in line with the gross domestic product at best, you can barely differentiate your product, and your sales price and cost structure are highly cyclical. Does this environment sound attractive to you? Managers find these markets frustrating, investors find them difficult, and business school graduates find them boring. Yet, there are several companies that consistently outperform others and create billions of dollars in shareholder value, such as ExxonMobil, Methanex, Cargill, or Koch Industries. How are these companies doing it? This book provides answers with basic micro-economic concepts and real-world case examples. Many of the explanations appear counter-intuitive to commonly applied industry practices, thereby providing for “uncommon ideas in commoditized markets.”< Less
A Simple Path By GamePlan Financial Marketing, LLC
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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 potential retirement challenges 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
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
Referral Mastery Dialogue Handbook - The Perfect Tool To Master Your Referral Dialogues By Joe Stumpf, Dan Paris
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Referral Mastery Dialogue Handbook - The Perfect Tool to Master Your Referral Diaglogues
Medical Device Innovation Handbook By William Durfee, Paul Iaizzo
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A short handbook for the medical device innovator who wishes to understand the innovation process for new medical devices.
10 Lead Generation & Marketing Strategies That Every Small Business Owner Needs to Know! By Cynthia Samuels
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Uncover hidden opportunities and small business profit potential through simple and proven business building strategies. The strategies outlined in this book have helped small business owners and... More > sales professional with the same result - established proven sales and marketing strategies that drive more leads, more customers and more business profits.< Less
The Rise of HR: Wisdom from 73 Thought Leaders By Dave Ulrich, William A. Schiemann, GPHR, Libby Sartain, SPHR
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As the industry’s foremost voice for human resources certification, the HR Certification Institute has brought together the world’s leading HR experts to share insights on our profession... More > through this inaugural Institute-sponsored publication that is being distributed globally in an effort to advance the HR profession. Seventy-three human resources thought leaders from across the globe volunteered to contribute their expertise to this compilation of wisdom regarding the HR profession. Together, their contributions offer a comprehensive look into the critical issues transforming human resources—one of the fastest-growing professions in the workplace and one that is being influenced by many factors, including technological developments and globalization.< Less
The Liberty Handbook By Gaylon Kent
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A look at how liberty is the solution to every problem the United States faces.
Moments of Impact By Tom Wilson
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Moments of Impact is the true story of Tom Wilson, the sole survivor of a plane crash that killed seven others. Badly burned and alone on a mountainous uninhabited island in British Columbia on a... More > cold November day, Tom had the fight of his life on his hands. Join Tom on this journey as he shares his story of survival, spirituality, and the search for meaning in the face of disaster, and his newfound quest to make the world a safer place. This book is a must read for anyone interested in safety and behavior change.< Less