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
Readers will understand, assimilate and execute today's best processes, programs and practices for Sourcing and Marketing to potential candidates, Assessing and Recruiting top talent, Retaining and... More > Training employees and Transforming your organization for the better.< Less
A guide to developing a culture that embraces change as a welcome opportunity. A vehicle for translating strategy into measurable outcomes. Measurable Management is a people focused approach to... More > delivering improvement into any organization with minimal resistance to change. The other version of this book "Quality Sales Through Measurable Management" is essentially 85% the same book but will appeal to readers with a background in Sales and Marketing.< Less
Studying in America is a powerful first step towards making employment in the U.S. a reality. But each year, thousands of international students are surprised to discover that it takes more than an... More > American degree to get a job in the United States.
In this revealing book, Dan Beaudry, former head of campus recruiting at Monster.com, and former Associate Director of Corporate Recruiting at the Boston University School of Management, shares the potent job search system he's used to help many international students find U.S. employment. What you'll discover in these pages will surprise and empower you. www.powerties.net.< Less
The evolution of Eastman Kodak Company’s pension investment program from the inception of its pension plan in 1928 through 2004.
The author, Russell L. (“Rusty”) Olson, a... More > consultant on institutional investing, retired in 2000 as director of pension investments, worldwide, for Eastman Kodak Company. Olson had overseen Kodak’s pension funds since 1972. Over the 1980s and 1990s (and through 2004) Kodak’s pension fund was one of the best performing pension funds in the United States. Kodak made contributions to its pension fund in only two of the 22 years, 1983-2004, and it is one of the best-funded
corporate pension plans in the country.
For more than 30 years Olson has also worked with a range of endowment funds. He was named one of America’s nine best pension officers by Institutional Investor magazine in 1987 and was Investment Management Institute’s first “Plan Sponsor of the Year” in 1993. ISBN 1-933360-01-1< Less
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.
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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
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
Permission Denied showcases the personal involvement, incisive thinking and detailed analysis which House developed and utilized in guiding his teams to beat the competition with groundbreaking... More > technologies.< Less
It’s frustrating when competitors or colleagues win the promotion or the contract that was supposed to be yours—especially when you’re better and more qualified. Instead of... More > complaining, it’s time to ask a simple question: what exactly is it that they are doing different to give them an edge?
Author Rebecca Bonnington, a successful leadership coach and corporate trainer, believes that the answer to that simple question can give you a step-by-step approach to set yourself apart from competitors. With this guidebook to outshining your competition, you can learn how to
leverage core values to pick the career that’s right for you;
start with the end in mind in order to accomplish your goals; and
control emotions to help you think in purposeful ways.
Bonnington, who has coached hundreds of leaders and entrepreneurs throughout the world, helps you uncover both the obvious and the elusive and be better equipped to succeed in business and in life.< 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
[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
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
Travel Agents: Do you love when new internet leads drop in the box or do you shrug? Are customers using your online contact forms because they really need your help or are they time-wasters? Chief... More > Motivation Officer Stuart will show you exactly how to transform these mysterious inbox leads into healthy new business. You'll learn how to stop 'e-shoppers' in their tracks and transform them into clients. The sound of new leads dropping into your inbox will be music to your ears! Written by Stuart Lloyd Cohen, based on his powerful and popular professional development workshop. Edited by Richard Kreitner.< Less
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
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
Home Grown Marketing Strategies That GROW Your Business has seven FREE or low cost tools that can help small business owners increase profitability. Business owners are encouraged to reflect on their... More > own interpersonal communication skills to establish and build relationships with their target market. Customer focus, integrity, planning and follow up are highlighted among the many features beneficial to the financial bottom line of any company.< Less
A guidebook of business templates, forms and tools is a concise collection of over 80 commonly occurring business templates and forms that covers a wide range of topics including project management,... More > human resource management, resumes and interviews, lean and six sigma, meetings and workshops, general management and procurement.
This book is an indispensable reference guide for today’s global business professional.
Zakir Ahamed is a Six Sigma Master Black Belt and a MSc in Management Science and Operational Research from Warwick Business School. Zakir has extensive international experience working in a variety of roles in project management, process improvement, general management, marketing, entrepreneurship and consulting in Asia, Europe and North America< 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
For better than thirty years, Rob Andrews has studied what is currently being called human capital leadership. Buzz words, trends and pop expressions come and go. Rob talks about in this piece is... More > getting things done with and through people: attracting, screening, selecting, hiring, leading, managing, encouraging, disciplining, organizing and retaining People.< Less