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
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
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
Looking to grow revenue? A proven ad sales training system for media companies wanting to grow revenue today! How to sell more advertising to social media saturated, digitally focused, seriously... More > confused advertisers.< Less
Can asking questions inspire change?
Much Ado About Coaching asks you brave and pertinent questions while sharing the challenges and triumphs of a real life-changing transition.
Can talking inspire... More > action?
Be inspired by the experiences, thoughts and reflections of five executive coaches from four continents as they spark conversations on how to navigate change.
Can reflection inspire growth?
Much Ado About Coaching encourages you to reflect so that you can gain new insights on life, experience a fresh sense of empowerment and continue on your own journey of discovery with confidence.< 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
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
Many dealers are squandering; 20K, 50K even 500K in cold hard cash on marketing each year with little to no trackable results…Then, without any ideas of how to do it better, write those same... More > huge checks again next year… And, the year after that?
Are you finally ready to do something about it?
The marketing principals in this book never change and can be applied to all of your marketing techniques for any portion of your business; boat sales, service, marina, ship store, even peripheral businesses like ATV’s, snow machines and the like.
So, how do you avoid squandering all that money on marketing you know in your gut isn’t working?
You start, by avoiding the five marketing mistakes in my new book titled: Marine Marketing Strategies: “Which Ones Actually Work…And Which Ones Are Guaranteed to Drain Your Bank Account, Jeopardize Your Margins and Squash Your Dealership’s Quest for Higher Profit”< 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
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
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
[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
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
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
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
CAMPAIGN TO WIN is designed for businesses that want to grow exponentially. It is written for organizations that are trying to Capture/Win large, complex highly competitive jobs. CAMPAIGN TO WIN... More > shares 13 Commandments to help dramatically increase your win rate.
The author, Jay Herther, has been involved in countless proposals and he has directly lead over a dozen major Capture team pursuits. The results have been an outstanding 78% Win Rate on major Must Win jobs resulting in contract values exceeding $10Billion.
Read this book to get you and your company into the Winner's Circle!< Less
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
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
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