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The Truth About Lending: Ten Steps for Home Buyers By Melinda Payan
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Before you even start the mortgage process, you need to have a plan. Melinda Payan, who has been helping people make wise mortgage decisions for more than twenty years, provides a blueprint so you... More > can protect yourself in this guide that reveals The Truth about Lending. Key steps in your plan should include: • setting a monthly budget for a mortgage payment • figuring out how much you want to pay out of pocket to cover all costs • researching your loan officer • understanding your loan program In the guide, you’ll learn how to reduce lender fees, navigate the home inspection process, shop around for the best interest rate, and gather the documents you’ll need as you move through the process. Protect yourself by taking the right steps and asking the right questions—and don’t be satisfied until you get the answers.< Less
Earn It!: The Tools You Need to Earn the Money You Want By Jill E. Young
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Every business owner has been faced with an employee asking, “Can I have a raise?” Whether their performance is good, adequate, or terrible, employees often lack clarity about how to... More > connect their performance to the value they create for the company. Earn It! is a how-to manual to begin that conversation. Directed toward employees of growth-oriented companies, Earn It! is a step-by-step guide that creates awareness in the reader about how to contribute at a higher level and then builds an action plan for getting there. Author Jill Young serves as an approachable coach and cheerleader. The practical advice she offers can help anyone understand how to deliver a star performance. She wrote this book to give you, the manager, a way to answer the “raise” question: with a smile, a copy of Earn It!, and an invitation to “read this and come talk with me in a few weeks.” Jill hopes to widen the path to success by helping everyone in the organization thrive as they work toward a shared vision.< Less
Are You a Ten? The Ten Characteristics of a Servant Leader By Barbara Baggerly-Hinojosa
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Are You a Ten? The Ten Characteristics of a Servant Leader by Barbara Baggerly-Hinojosa
How to Outshine the Rest: Sensible, Practical, and Useful Things You Need to Know to Improve Your Career and Business Dramatically By Rebecca Bonnington
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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
Being the project manager By Sju G. Thorup
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“Being the project manager” is for newly minted project managers and people who aspire to lead a project. The book complements a training course or basic textbook about project management... More > methodology. “Being the project manager” sheds light on the project manager role, its personal challenges and complexities, and its rewarding learnings and accomplishments. Real-life stories from authentic project managers provide insight and inspiration. Simple self-tests and lively cartoons offer fresh angles on the reader’s own project. Written in a straightforward style, the book gives an entertaining peek into the practical side of project management. The reader gets a tour into the many disciplines one needs to master as a project manager: How to communicate with stakeholders, motivate people, be open to new information, analyze and mitigate risks, and take all relevant aspects into account when making decisions. While an easy read, the book yields immediately applicable insight as well as food for thought.< 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
25 Recipes Of Inventive Simplification By Enrico Franzolin
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Witty, personal and easy to read the 25 Recipes of Inventive Simplification gives practical insights on doing the seemingly impossible - doubling both a product’s value and pure profit through... More > ingenious innovative solutions and Lean principles. Written by a successful Italian entrepreneur, inventor and chemical engineer Enrico Franzolin, each chapter also features personal stories and real-life examples on how to find ingenious solutions to seemingly complex problems.< Less
The Autistic Kidpreneur: An Interactive Guide To Starting Your Own Business By Alex S. James
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The Autistic Kidpreneur is a simple, interactive workbook for children and people with disabilities who desire to start their own small business. It gives you easy to follow directions, motivation... More > and tells the story of author Alex S. James journey to being an entrepreneur.< Less
I Hate Selling for the Fitness Professional: 6 Steps to Making Serious Money in the Fitness Industry By Ryan McKenzie & Allan Boress
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Most fitness professionals love helping people change their lives, but many struggle to gain new clients and build a profitable business. They end up drained instead of energized, worried instead of... More > free, tied down instead of creating their own schedule! Following these six simple steps of I Hate Selling for the Fitness Professional will empower you to build your business from the bottom up and keep it growing—all while maintaining your love of serving your clients and members. This book will free you from the ups and downs of the fitness world and help you reach more people than ever before.< Less
OBM Applied! Volume 2 By Manuel Rodriguez et al.
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The idea behind OBM Applied! is to learn by doing. Our goal is to provide tools, procedures, and exercises that can be adapted to help you meet the performance improvement needs of any organization:... More > from human service settings and schools to Fortune 500 companies and beyond. Volume 2 includes: Chapter 3 Performance Diagnostics – This chapter covers assessment techniques to help “diagnose” the function of the relevant behaviors and associated results for the project. Chapter 4 OBM Solution Planning - Based on the scope of the project, targeted behaviors and results, and the performance diagnostics, a specific plan will be created using research-based approaches to make improvements. This chapter is where you get down in the details of figuring out how to design your project to capitalize on your critical business opportunity. Be sure to check out: Vol 1: Setting the Stage for Improving Performance Vol 3: Making a Positive Difference Vol 4: Creating Lasting Change< Less
OBM Applied! Volume 3 By Manuel Rodriguez et al.
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The idea behind OBM Applied! is to learn by doing. Our goal is to provide tools and exercises that can be adapted to help you meet the performance improvement needs of any organization: from human... More > service settings and schools to Fortune 500 companies and beyond. Vol 3 includes: Chapter 5 Engaging the Doers – Learn how to engage the people who have the greatest direct impact related to your business opportunity and get them performing in the way that will produce results. Chapter 6 Evaluating the Data – Covers how to engage your stakeholders using data, who should look at the data, and how to interpret data to make decisions. Chapter 7 Sustainability –Describes what elements are needed to sustain project gains. A successful project is one that sustains after the OBM practitioner has stepped away, because it is now part of the company’s culture. Be sure to check out: Vol 1: Setting the Stage for Improving Performance Vol 2: Choosing the Right Solution Vol 4: Creating Lasting Change< Less
OBM Applied! Volume 4 By Manuel Rodriguez et al.
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The idea behind OBM Applied! is to learn by doing. Our goal is to provide tools, procedures, and exercises that can be adapted to help you meet the performance improvement needs of any organization:... More > from human service settings and schools to Fortune 500 companies and beyond. Vol 4 includes: Chapter 8 Social Validity – In this chapter you will implement a social validity check – did the project work, did we do what we set out to do, and would we do it again? Chapter 9 Principles of Effective OBM Consulting – In this chapter you will learn principles of consulting for the OBM practitioner, including ethical considerations. Chapter 10 OBM Beyond the Project – Learn ways to get involved in OBM beyond your project. While this course is designed to teach you how to implement an OBM project, true mastery comes with frequent, repeated practice. Be sure to check out: Vol 1: Setting the Stage for Improving Performance Vol 2: Choosing the Right Solution Vol 3: Making a Positive Difference< Less
OBM Applied! Volume 1 By Manuel Rodriguez et al.
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The idea behind OBM Applied! is to learn by doing. Our goal is to provide tools, procedures, and exercises that can be adapted to help you meet the performance improvement needs of any organization:... More > from human service settings and schools to Fortune 500 companies and beyond. Volume 1 includes: Chapter 0 Introduction to the OBM Applied! Workbooks Chapter 1 Project Scope – Covers the definition of the project, starting with the business opportunity, then discusses planning the OBM project in terms of scope, key stakeholders and their needs and wants, targeted behaviors and results of the project. Chapter 2 Behavior, Results and Data Tracking – Helps you to specifically identify what results are needed to impact your business opportunity, what behaviors produce those results, and how these things can be measured to allow you to track progress and success. Be sure to check out: Vol 2: Choosing the Right Solution Vol 3: Making a Positive Difference Vol 4: Creating Lasting Change< Less
Lead Generate or Die By Carletha Frazier Singleton
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Whether you are in real estate or another business, this book is for you. Take a journey into the lives of the 9 authors as they detail their lead generating tactics to develop successful business... More > outcomes. Lead generating is a must if you want to become a productive professional.This book serves as motivation to business leaders and future owners!< Less
Organizational Design that Sticks! By Dale Albrecht
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Why do 70% of organizational changes fail? Why do employees have to endure negative and repeated reorganizations? Higher success rates require a multidisciplinary approach along with a full view of... More > the business ecosystem. When approached this way, success rates jump dramatically! This book builds upon the body of knowledge in organizational design and explores how to approach the design of organizations to drive and sustain business performance improvement. The methods and models put forth, focus on the integration of organizational design with other disciplines that collectively improve the business ecosystem such as: Value Chain, Supply Chain, Value Disciplines, Lean Sigma, Business Process Management, Workforce Automation, Systems Thinking, Organizational Capabilities, Project Management, and Change Management. The business ecosystems viewpoint makes this book applicable and valuable to boards, executive management, organizational design practitioners, and human resources professionals.< Less
America’s New Order By S.D. Johnson
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This is a fictional story about wealthy entrepreneur, Henry Riley, and his obsessive need to control the United States of America. Backed by his political New Order Party, are members determined to... More > create a new society, a new order for the working class. From his three children, Henry plans to have his eldest son at the helm. Supported by their family's private firm, NUKE Security and a privatized U.S. military, by 2037, he will control the U.S. under unlimited unilateral power, enacting new decrees and laws, while using technological advancements to control the American people. Truth is in the fiction.< Less
Marx 200 – a review of Marx’s economics 200 years after his birth By Michael Roberts
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Marx’s economic theories 200 years after his birth in 1818. Marx’s main ideas about the development of capitalism as the dominant mode of social organisation globally. And the critics of... More > Marx’s ideas over the last 150 years. Finally whether Marx’s predictions about the future of capitalism have been and will prove to be right.< Less
CHAOS Report: Decision Latency Theory: It Is All About the Interval By James Johnson
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The CHAOS Report: Decision Latency Theory: It’s All About the Interval. This CHAOS Report 2018 presents the root cause of software project performance. The report also includes classic CHAOS... More > data in different forms with many charts. Most of the charts come from the CHAOS database of over 50,000 in-depth project profiles from the fiscal years 2013 to 2017. A highlight of this report is our analysis and thought leadership what makes a project succeed and winning hand and what makes a losing hand.< Less
Beyond Networking 101 By Debbie Lundberg
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Sometimes the idea of networking can be an “eye-roller” of sorts. By keeping your eyes on the prize with this book of 101 do's and don'ts, you can embrace the fact that it is not about... More > networking, rather going to the next level of engagement. These guiding principles are for attaining desired results, responses, and relationships!< Less
Cryptocurrency The present and the future! By Dr Siphiwe Hlubi
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What is cryptocurrency? How to make a living trading or investing in cryptocurrency? How to get started? What is cryptocurrency mining? How various cryptocurrencies solve real life problems? Find... More > answers on all of the above questions and more. Built your financial future with cryptocurrency, whether by investing, trading or mining cryptocurrencies. This book is the best guide to making a living and to build your wealth trading, investing or mining cryptocurrency.< Less
What Is Coworking? By Robert E. McGrath
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This book explores coworking from many angles and will be of interest to anyone interested in the gig economy and the future of work. Some of the topics include: “Coworking = Space +... More > Community”, business models for coworking, the new profession of coworking community leader, how well does coworking work, and why?, the global coworking movement, the future of coworking.< Less
Not Your Grandfather's Guide to Small Business Marketing By Michel Gunn
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The 10 chapters that all Small Business' CEOs, Owners, and Marketing Directors should read when they are embarking on the next big growth of their businesses.
Options Trading: A Simple, Effective Way To Hedge Your Trades. Includes A New Technical Trading System. By Gregory Mannarino
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This brief will outline for you a simple way to “hedge” your trades using an effective, real world strategy, and introduce you to a new trading system!
Trading: How to Pick the Right Stocks. By Gregory Mannarino
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In this brief I outline for you how to zero in on a specific stock by simply sticking to three "Golden Rules."
The “Rip” (The Markets Face Off) System for Technical Trading. By Gregory Mannarino
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Introducing the "rip system" for technical trading! As many of you know I have created several trading systems throughout the years, my most noteworthy to date is arguably the Evolution... More > System. The "rip system," my newest creation, is arguably every bit as accurate as the original Evolution System however, in my opinion it is simpler to use.< Less