Rebuilding The Wall Lessons from Nehemiah – Grant Writing for Faith Based Organizations 2014 is a study guide and workbook to accompany the workshop presented by Vanessa Wilson, J.D.
and a... More > reference tool for anyone interested in writing successful grant proposals.< Less
This market-leading text emphasizes the fundamental concepts of modeling and the use of spreadsheets in a business decision-making context, taking a hands-on approach to creating decision models... More > using spreadsheets. It exposes students to a variety of challenges a manager may face in the areas of marketing, finance, operations and human resources so that students can develop appropriate modeling techniques to solve on-going business issues and provide clear solutions. This edition features a wealth of realistic, relevant examples to actively engage students in model building and analysis. All examples are consistent with Excel 2013.< Less
You are about to become obsolete. You think you are special, unique, and that whatever it is that you are doing is impossible to replace. You are wrong. As we speak, millions of algorithms created by... More > computer scientists are frantically running on servers all over the world, with one sole purpose: do whatever humans can do, but better.
That is the argument for a phenomenon called technological unemployment, one that is pervading modern society. But is that really the case? What will become of us in the coming years, and what can we do to prevent a catastrophic collapse of society?
Robots Will Steal Your Job, But That's OK: how to survive the economic collapse and be happy explores the impact of technological advances on our lives, what it means to be happy, and provides suggestions on how to avoid a systemic collapse.
"Robots Will Steal Your Job, But That's OK" is a smart, humorous, but thorough, and potentially important approach to a fundamental question of our time.
-- David Orban
CEO of dotSUB< Less
Option traders! Looking for a conservative, safe and reliable strategy? The “Best Option Strategy Ever” produces a potential 3% to 7% return on investment each month.
Regardless of... More > whether the market is up, down, or stagnant, this trading method works—predictably and consistently.
Until now, this strategy has usually been reserved for elite traders with huge accounts. But the fact is that the method works just as well to small-account traders. You place your trades only once a month. It requires very little monitoring.
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We recommend you “paper trade” this system first—you’ll be risking nothing. This is the “Holy Grail” of option trading!
2ND EDITION...NOW WITH PAPER TRADING GUIDE, WORKSHEET and FAQ's.< Less
This book is intended for those who use Earned Value Management (EVM), including project managers, engineers and performance analysts. Earned Schedule (ES) is a significant enhancement to EVM,... More > extending its cost-based features to the management and control of schedule performance. By using ES and EVM together, project management of cost and schedule can now be treated in a truly integrated sense.
The book builds from the fundamentals of EVM to derive the concept of ES. The performance measurement baseline and earned value from EVM are utilized to extract time-based performance measures, indicators, and predictors. From this foundation, complexity is incrementally added with descriptions and examples for performance analysis, prediction and project control. Specific features of ES useful to project management are included and illustrated for the following: forecasting of completion date, analysis of critical path, drill-down identification of process constraints, impediments, and areas of concern for rework.< Less
This case book is the fruition of one years’ work by a large ADCA team to make the world of case interview preparation more accessible to the nonbusiness person. Several of the case book... More > editorial board and ADCA’s members have gone on to work at BCG, Booz, LEK, McKinsey, ZS Associates, and other firms.
If you are an academic, someone transitioning careers, new to business principles, or just simply interested in an elementary perspective of business frameworks and analysis this is the book for you.< Less
New from Richard Barrett, The New Leadership Paradigm is more than a leadership text book (530 pages), it is a state-of-the-art learning system
for 21st century leaders. The book is in six parts.... More > Part 1 describes the fundamental principles and concepts that lie at the core of the New Leadership Paradigm learning system. Parts 2, 3, 4 & 5 apply these principles to Leading Self , Leading a Team, Leading an Organisation, and Leading in Society. The final part includes three annexes: information about the New Leadership Paradigm leadership development learning system; an overview of the Cultural Transformation Tools and an overview of the origins of the seven levels of consciousness model.< Less
The first half of book details how to pay off all your debts, including mortgage, in less than 8 years (Page 26). What's the difference between a tax credit and a tax write-off? (Page 23). How to... More > start investing? (Page 28). How much money do you need to retire? (Page 46). Why is it important to start as soon as you can? (Page 55). How to invest in stocks? (Page 69). How to invest in small income properties? (Page 72). The second half of the book discusses in detail how to select the best neighborhood to invest in, how to learn area values, how to determine the offering price, how to pay off the mortgage early, and what to do next.< Less
The highly versatile Sheila Buff, who is chair of the EFA JobList and leads an Affinity Group for new freelancers, illustrates how to transform a traditional résumé into a marketing... More > tool that will reel in freelance jobs. Using actual résumés as examples, she demonstrates how to highlight skills and create an implement that leaves no doubt to a prospective client you're a talented professional committed to self-employment. Aside from discussing some alternatives to using the traditional résumé, Ms. Buff also brings up what other types of documents could be used as accompaniments or alternatives to résumés.< Less
Trader's Corner is a section of the TripleScreenMethod.com site that contains articles that have been written on subjects equally important to the short-term stock trader and long-term stock... More > Investor: determining value, using pullbacks as low-risk entry strategies, the importance of various reversal patterns and other chart patterns, shorting strategies, option strategies (the "synthetic" covered call), and day trading strategies in a total of 59 articles.< Less
The Triple Screen Method of picking stock combines fundamentals, earnings revision fuel and value. From 2003 to 2008--18 quarters--it returned 530% versus the S&P's 30.4% ($35k to $220k)in 1,826... More > trades averaging 7.1 days. Six fundamental screens reduce stock candidates from ~10,000 to ~500. The earning's revision screen reduces this list to 200, and finally, the value screen reduces it to ~130. From that list, executed every weekend, TSM buys during the week based on technical signals --primarily pullbacks.
This book details the TSM stock picking methodology as well as addresses topics important to the short-term trader and longer-term investor:
why pullbacks are preferred to breakouts, important cycles in the market (intra-day, 6-month, Presidential, 10-year); the importance of reversal candlesticks (e.g., "hammer" candle), the use of options with the TSM approach, and more.< Less
Everyone negotiates, but never before has there been a guidebook to show you, step by step, and tactic by tactic, how to use the top strategies in the field. Dr. Gary S. Goodman, famed management,... More > sales, customer service, and negotiation consultant shows you how he and the best gurus in the field have achieved exceptional results, saving and making millions of dollars in the process.< Less
Stakeholders and representatives from Saxtons River Village in the Town of Rockingham met with staff from the Windham Regional Commission (WRC) and the Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation... More > (BDCC) to develop strategies that would support economic resiliency in the Village. Funding for the project was provided through an Economic Development Administration (EDA) Disaster Recovery grant. The purpose of this document is to provide specific actions and potential funding sources that will enable the community of Saxtons River to meet its goals and build economic resilience.< Less
Mobile market research offers researchers new options: getting closer to the moment where interesting things happen, capturing emotions as they occur, using photos, videos, audiofiles. It overcomes... More > memory gaps. Richer and more accurate, mobile MR also presents its own challenges - it's a playful, fleeting medium. Market Research surveys need to be designed accordingly. This book examines how mobile can be used, for what types of research needs, and how to optimise the mobile survey participant experience. It is based on expert interviews, secondary statistics, and contains numerous case studies demonstrating the impact of mobile research.< Less
This book details key property and casualty concepts rarely discussed or found in print; rather they are often left to be “discovered” over time. These important concepts are now written... More > down for all insurance practitioners to easily access. Examples of the topics and concepts found in this book include rules for reading ANY insurance policy; why losses are excluded; contractual risk transfer; legal liability theories; “COPE” details; and the proper explanation of coinsurance concepts. Also included is a rather extensive glossary of insurance and insurance-related terms. Readers will:
1) Gain a deeper understanding of insurance theories;
2) Be better prepared to explain insurance concepts to their clients; and
3) Develop a greater appreciation and understanding of the claims valuation process.< Less
Corinne McKay's blog Thoughts on Translation is one of the web's liveliest gathering places for freelance translators...now available in book format! Wondering whether to charge by the word or by the... More > hour? How to receive payments from clients in foreign countries? How to write a translation-targeted resume? It's all in here, in chunks that take just a few minutes to read.
Corinne McKay is also the author of "How to Succeed as a Freelance Translator," the original career how-to guide for freelance translators, with over 5,000 copies in print. Her practical, down-to-earth tips are based on her own experience launching and running a successful freelance translation business after a first career as a high school teacher.< Less
The Ladder of Success is focused specifically on Asset Protection Planning and is designed to help you preserve and protect your assets during your lifetime then transfer them in the most tax-saving... More > and efficacious manner to the next generation.
The purpose of this book is to provide you with a straightforward and elementary understanding of Asset Protection and how it can be effectively implemented by taking various steps—like rungs on a ladder. This is a multi-tiered plan and works together as a whole to bring an individual to a higher level of protection. Some of the steps of the ladder may not be relevant but they are worthy of consideration and review.
By reading this book, you are initiating the process of protecting the assets you have worked so hard to build and preserve. The goal is to give you enough basic information to take the next important steps to implement your Asset Protection plan, and truly climb the ladder of success.< Less
101 Advisor Solutions: A Financial Advisor's Guide to Strategies that Educate, Motivate and Inspire is a must read for any financial advisor looking for tools, techniques, strategies and real world... More > solutions to conquering common challenges! This book is designed to help you build a better business...one solution at a time.< Less
The original how-to guide for people who want to launch and run a successful freelance translation business! With over 4,000 copies in print, the first edition of How to Succeed as a Freelance... More > translator has become a widely-cited reference for the translation industry. The fully revised second edition includes 200+ pages of practical tips on writing a translation-targeted resume and cover letter, preparing a marketing plan, setting up a functional home office, finding and keeping well-paying clients and more! New in this edition: separate sections on marketing to agencies and direct clients, a new chapter focusing on your first year as a freelance translator and a new chapter on online networking and social media. Plus a preview of the author's next book, "Thoughts on Translation"< Less
Ruth E. Thaler-Carter is a seasoned and successful freelance editor who takes readers through the steps necessary to establishing a successful freelance editing career. Ms. Thaler-Carter has worked... More > for many years both writing and editing in many areas, and she is often the editorial expert people turn to in online blogs and discussions. Her advice has always been greatly valued.< Less
Darren Sugiyama, nationally known author and business consultant has disclosed the secrets of his insurance industry success. His story will amuse and inspire you to take your company to the next... More > level. Proven results...every time!< Less
“Grain Marketing is Simple (it’s just not easy)” is an exciting new book by Edward Usset, Grain Marketing Specialist for the University of Minnesota Center for Farm Financial... More > Management.
Grain marketing is a serious topic, this book tackles the issues with relevant information and a bit of fun. “Grain Marketing is Simple” is not a textbook – there aren’t many textbooks that would introduce you to celebrity producers like Barney Binless, Hank Holder or Darla Discipline. This book was written for grain producers and ag professionals who have interest in grain markets and marketing.< Less