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To Pixar and Beyond: My Unlikely Journey with Steve Jobs to Make Entertainment History

Pdf Money To Pixar and Beyond: My Unlikely Journey with Steve Jobs to Make Entertainment History

Pdf:To Pixar and Beyond: My Unlikely Journey with Steve Jobs to Make Entertainment History.“Lovely and surprising . . . This delightful book is about finance, creative genius, workplace harmony, and luck.”—Fortune ”Enchanting,”—New York Times “I love this book! I think it is brilliant.”—Ed Catmull, cofounder and president of Pixar Animation, president of Disney Animation, and coauthor of the bestseller Creativity Inc.The revelatory saga of Pixar’s rocky start and improbable success After Steve Jobs was dismissed from Apple in the early 1990s, he turned his attention to a little‑known graphics company he owned called Pixar. One day, out of the blue, Jobs called Lawrence Levy, a Harvard‑trained lawyer and executive to whom he had never spoken before. He hoped to persuade Levy to help him pull Pixar back from the brink of failure.  This is the extraordinary story of what happened next: how Jobs and Levy concocted and pulled off a highly improbable plan that transformed Pixar into one of Hollywood’s greatest success stories. Levy offers a masterful, firsthand account of how Pixar rose from humble beginnings, what it was like to work so closely with Jobs, and how Pixar’s story offers profound lessons that can apply to many aspects of our lives.   “Part business book and part thriller—a tale that’s every bit as compelling as the ones Pixar tells in its blockbuster movies. It’s also incredibly inspirational, a story about a team that took big risks and reaped the rewards . . . I loved this book and could not put it down.”—Dan Lyons, best-selling author of Disrupted “A natural storyteller, Levy offers an inside look at the business and a fresh, sympathetic view of Jobs.”—Success MagazineAn Amazon Best Book of 2016 in Business & Leadership • A top pick on Fortune’s Favorite Booksof 2016 • A 2017 Axiom Business Book Award winner in Memoir/Biography

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Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration

Pdf Money Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration

Pdf:Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration.Review “Just might be the best business book ever written.”—Forbes“Achieving enormous success while holding fast to the highest artistic standards is a nice trick—and Pixar, with its creative leadership and persistent commitment to innovation, has pulled it off. This book should be required reading for any manager.”—Charles Duhigg, author of The Power of Habit “Steve Jobs—not a man inclined to hyperbole when asked about the qualities of others—once described Ed Catmull as ‘very wise,’ ‘very self-aware,’ ‘really thoughtful,’ ‘really, really smart,’ and possessing ‘quiet strength,’ all in a single interview. Any reader of Creativity, Inc., Catmull’s new book on the art of running creative companies, will have to agree. Catmull, president of both Pixar and Walt Disney Animation, has written what just might be the most thoughtful management book ever.”—Fast Company  “It’s one thing to be creative; it’s entirely another—and much more rare—to build a great and creative culture. Over more than thirty years, Ed Catmull has developed methods to root out and destroy the barriers to creativity, to marry creativity to the pursuit of excellence, and, most impressive, to sustain a culture of disciplined creativity during setbacks and success. Pixar’s unrivaled record, and the joy its films have added to our lives, gives his method the most important validation: It works.”—Jim Collins, co-author of Built to Last and author of Good to Great “Too often, we seek to keep the status quo working. This is a book about breaking it.”—Seth Godin “What is the secret to making more of the good stuff? Every so often Hollywood embraces a book that it senses might provide the answer. . . . Catmull’s book is quickly becoming the latest bible for the show business crowd.”—The New York Times   “The most practical and deep book ever written by a practitioner on the topic of innovation.”—Prof. Gary P. Pisano, Harvard Business School“Business gurus love to tell stories about Pixar, but this is our first chance to hear the real story from someone who lived it and led it. Everyone interested in managing innovation—or just good managing—needs to read this book.”—Chip Heath, co-author of Switch and Decisive “A fascinating story about how some very smart people built something that profoundly changed the animation business and, along the way, popular culture . . . [Creativity, Inc.] is a well-told tale, full of detail about an interesting, intricate business. For fans of Pixar films, it’s a must-read. For fans of management books, it belongs on the ‘value added’ shelf.”—The Wall Street Journal  “Pixar uses technology only as a means to an end; its films are rooted in human concerns, not computer wizardry. The same can be said of Creativity Inc., Ed Catmull’s endearingly thoughtful explanation of how the studio he co-founded generated hits such as the Toy Story trilogy, Up and Wall-E. . . . [Catmull] uses Pixar’s triumphs and near-disasters to outline a system for managing people in creative businesses—one in which candid criticism is delivered sensitively, while individuality and autonomy are not strangled by a robotic corporate culture.”—Financial Times   “A wonderful new book . . . Unlike most books written by founders, this isn’t some myth-heavy legacy project—it’s far closer to a blueprint. Catmull takes us inside the Pixar ecosystem and shows how they build and refine excellence, in revelatory detail. . . . If you do creative work, you should read it, now.”—Daniel Coyle, author of The Talent Code  “A superb debut intended for managers in all fields of endeavor . . . He takes readers inside candid discussions and retreats at which participants, assuming the early versions of movies are bad, explore ways to improve them. Unusually rich in ideas, insights and experiences, the book celebrates the benefits of an open, nurturing work environment. An immensely readable and rewarding book that will challenge and inspire readers to make their workplaces hotbeds of creativity.”—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)  “Punctuated with surprising tales of how the company’s films were developed and the company’s financial struggles, Catmull shares insights about harnessing talent, creating teams, protecting the creative process, candid communications, organizational structures, alignment, and the importance of storytelling. . . . [Creativity, Inc.] will delight and inspire creative individuals and their managers, as well as anyone who wants to work ‘in an environment that fosters creativity and problem solving.’”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)   “For anyone managing anything, and particularly those trying to manage creative teams, Catmull is like a kind, smart godfather guiding us toward managing wisely, without losing our souls, and in a way that works toward greatness. Perhaps it’s all Up from there.”—The Christian Science Monitor“Many have attempted to formulate and categorize inspiration and creativity. What Ed Catmull shares instead is his astute experience that creativity isn’t strictly a well of ideas, but an alchemy of people. In Creativity, Inc. Ed reveals, with commonsense specificity and honesty, examples of how not to get in your own way and how to realize a creative coalescence of art, business, and innovation.”—George Lucas  “This is the best book ever written on what it takes to build a creative organization. It is the best because Catmull’s wisdom, modesty, and self-awareness fill every page. He shows how Pixar’s greatness results from connecting the specific little things they do (mostly things that anyone can do in any organization) to the big goal that drives everyone in the company: making films that make them feel proud of one another.”—Robert I. Sutton, Stanford professor and author of The No A**hole Rule and co-author of Scaling Up Excellence Read more About the Author Ed Catmull is co-founder of Pixar Animation Studios and president of Pixar Animation and Disney Animation. He has been honored with five Academy Awards, including the Gordon E. Sawyer Award for lifetime achievement in the field of computer graphics. He received his Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Utah. He lives in San Francisco with his wife and children.   Amy Wallace is a journalist whose work has appeared in GQ, The New Yorker, Wired, Los Angeles Times, and The New York Times Magazine. She currently serves as editor-at-large at Los Angeles Times magazine. Previously, she worked as a reporter and editor at the Los Angeles Times and wrote a monthly column for The New York Times Sunday Business section. She lives in Los Angeles. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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The Big Picture: The Fight for the Future of Movies

Pdf Money The Big Picture: The Fight for the Future of Movies

Pdf:The Big Picture: The Fight for the Future of Movies.The stunning metamorphosis of twenty-first-century Hollywood and what lies ahead for the art and commerce of filmIn the past decade, Hollywood has endured a cataclysm on a par with the end of silent film and the demise of the studio system. Stars and directors have seen their power dwindle, while writers and producers lift their best techniques from TV, comic books, and the toy biz. The future of Hollywood is being written by powerful corporate brands like Marvel, Amazon, Netflix, and Lego, as well as censors in China.Ben Fritz chronicles this dramatic shakeup with unmatched skill, bringing equal fluency to both the financial and entertainment aspects of Hollywood. He dives deeply into the fruits of the Sony hack to show how the previous model, long a creative and commercial success, lost its way. And he looks ahead through interviews with dozens of key players at Disney, Marvel, Netflix, Amazon, Imax, and others to discover how they have reinvented the business. He shows us, for instance, how Marvel replaced stars with "universes", and how Disney remade itself in Apple's image and reaped enormous profits.But despite the destruction of the studios' traditional playbook, Fritz argues that these seismic shifts signal the dawn of a new heyday for film. The Big Picture shows the first glimmers of this new golden age through the eyes of the creative mavericks who are defining what our movies will look like in the new era.

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Porsche 70 Years: There Is No Substitute

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Pdf:Porsche 70 Years: There Is No Substitute.Review 'The informative text for each model recounted is somewhat brief and doesn’t get too bogged down in the minutiae, while the cars themselves are pictured in all their splendor with rarely seen archival images and contemporary photography by Michael Furman...[A] worthy purchase for any Porsche enthusiast’s bookshelf.' - Porsche Club of America'It’s all here: race cars, production cars, concepts and prototypes, every significant Porsche ever made gets an analysis in Randy Leffingwell's book Even the 914! Whichever Porsche is your favorite gets a thorough look here.' - AutoWeek'I can conclusively say that if you want a condensed history lesson on Porsche’s last 70 years that focuses on its most legendary cars, you won’t do much better than getting your hands on this book. There is, dare I say it, no substitute.' - TheNewswheel.com'Porsche 70 Years is packed with a mix of gorgeous vintage photographs, original factory renderings, and spectacular studio photography from Michael Furman. As for Leffingwell's part, he again knocks it out of the park with a mixture of eloquent fact recitation and turn of phrase that doesn't beat you over the head with elegance.' - FlatSixes.com Read more About the Author Randy Leffingwell wrote his first book, American Muscle, in 1989 while still on staff at the Los Angeles Times. Since then, he has authored another 47 titles for Motorbooks and its sister publisher Voyageur Press covering subjects from sports cars to motorcycles to farm tractors. Leffingwell is considered one of the top Corvette historians working today, and he enjoys a close working relationship with Chevrolet as well numerous other manufacturers. His  previous Corvette titles include Art of the Corvette; Corvette Fifty Years, Corvette 60 Years, and Legendary Corvette. He lives in Santa Barbara, California. Read more

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NASCAR: The Complete History 2018 Edition

Pdf Money NASCAR: The Complete History 2018 Edition

Pdf:NASCAR: The Complete History 2018 Edition.NASCAR: The Complete History is a comprehensive pictorial history of American stock car racing from its moonshine-running roots to today's multibillion-dollar industry. The 636-page book features historic photos from NASCAR's unmatched collection, as well as rich stories about the characters, the cars, and the racetracks. The leather like padded hardcover book is a worthy addition to any race fan's library.

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How Music Got Free: A Story of Obsession and Invention

Pdf Money How Music Got Free: A Story of Obsession and Invention

Pdf:How Music Got Free: A Story of Obsession and Invention.Review “The richest explanation to date about how the arrival of the MP3 upended almost everything about how music is distributed, consumed and stored. It’s a story you may think you know, but Mr. Witt brings fresh reporting to bear, and complicates things in terrific ways. . . . [How Music Got Free] has the clear writing and brisk reportorial acumen of a Michael Lewis book.”—Dwight Garner, The New York Times“Taut, cleareyed. . . . Witt, a first-time author, comes from the world of finance, and his old-fashioned, connect-the-dots reporting presents a nuanced depiction of an issue usually reduced to emotional absolutes. . . . [A] complex, groundbreaking story.”—The New York Times Book Review“[W]hip-smart, superbly reported and indispensable.”—The Washington Post“A lucid, mordantly funny account of the rise of digital music piracy, starting with the story of a worker in a North Carolina CD-pressing plant who personally leaked more than 2,000 albums over eight years.” —Time magazine “Witt’s book is more than just a simple history — or defense — of file sharing, a development most people associate with Napster, but which, according to Witt, involved a much more wide-ranging—and fascinating—story.” —The Seattle Times“A must-read on the rise of privacy. . . . Suspenseful, entertaining. . . . Essential reading for all students of the music business.”—Billboard“Incredible, possibly canonical. . . . A story that's too bizarre to make up, but needed to be told. . . . Even if you're not a music geek, How Music Got Free is one of the most gripping investigative books of the year.”—Vice“How Music Got Free doubles as a detailed ode to the MP3 as it tells the story of three men grappling with digital compression technology and its widespread fallout. . . . According to Witt’s account, these three relatively unknown figures spurred on the tectonic shifts within the music industry over the last few decades and changed how we listen to and consider music today. . . . How Music Got Free tells of supreme innovation as well as stubborn hard-headedness, and though its trio of principle characters never actually cross paths in real life, it’s tempting to consider what would have happened if they did, what crises may have been avoided.” —Pitchfork.com“The story of the music industry’s epic struggle with the technological developments that swiftly and irrevocably changed it forever. . . . Recounted by Witt with the clarity and momentum of any fictional page-turner.”—The Fader“Witt uncovers the largely untold stories of people like the German entrepreneurs who invented the mp3 file and Dell Glover, the compact disc factory worker who leaked some of the biggest albums of the aughts, leaving record label execs frustrated and scared.”—Business Insider“Brilliantly written. . . . Fascinating. . . . Highly entertaining. . . . Full of surprises.”—The Guardian“An enthralling account of how technology has turned the music business upside down . . . This is a terrific, timely, informative book.” —Nick Hornby, The Sunday Times (UK)“Compelling . . . . An accomplished first book.” —The Economist  “[Witt] organizes his narrative around alternating chapters that each focus on a separate protagonist: an engineer, an executive, and a criminal: Universal chairman Doug Morris and two nemeses Morris didn’t even know he had: German engineer Karlheinz Brandenburg, and music pirate Dell Glover, a Polygram/Universal employee at the Tennessee CD manufacturing plant.”—The Daily Beast“How Music Got Free is the result of five years of tunnel-vision focus on the history of digital music.” —The Village Voice“[An] excellent history of the MP3 and its effect on the recording industry. . . . An essential read for musicians.” —John Colpitts, The Talkhouse“The riveting story of post-millennial technology, piracy, and corporate futility.”—Los Angeles Review of Books“A captivating new book that unearths the story of mp3s, pirates and a recalcitrant music business.”—Lincoln Journal Star“[A] fascinating account of the rise of music piracy. . . . An engrossing story. . . . The year's most important music book.”—The Independent (UK)“A virtuosic, briskly readable account of when the music industry was briefly, seemingly, brought to its knees. . . . There's a lot to learn from the music business' antagonistic relationship with the technology that defined it, and Witt lays it all out on the page.”—The Portland Mercury“The story of how the Internet brought the imperious music business to its knees has never been told more succinctly and readably than it is here. . . . How Music Got Free cries out for a movie treatment like The Social Network.” —BookPage“A fascinating peek behind the scenes of a worldwide cultural phenomenon that blew apart the music business structure while at the same time creating a new one in which no one company holds all the cards (though a few of them still hold plenty). . . . An engaging account of how the music industry had to change in order to survive, thanks to the efforts of a few technologically savvy people from diverse backgrounds.”—Shelf Awareness for Readers“A riveting detective story . . . Witt’s exposé of the business of mainstream music will intrigue fans and critics of pop culture and anyone who has bought a compact disc, downloaded an MP3, or used a streaming music service.” —Library Journal  “A propulsive and fascinating portrait of the people who helped upend an industry and challenge how music and media are consumed.”—Kirkus Reviews“Like Bond meets 28 Days Later . . . Witt tells a thrilling tale, with a cast of music biz bigwigs, painstaking German boffins, and pirates and petty thieves. Witt’s writing reminded me of all my favourite modern essayists: Remnick, Franzen and John Jeremiah Sullivan. I loved it.” —Colin Greenwood, Radiohead   “How Music Got Free is as much a story about greed, friendship, genius and stupidity as it is about music piracy. And it tells an amazing story of a part of the Internet (not to mention the criminal underground) that I took for granted.  I burned through it--you will too.” —Christian Rudder, author of DataclysmFrom the Hardcover edition. Read more About the Author Stephen Witt was born in New Hampshire in 1979 and raised in the Midwest. He graduated from the University of Chicago with a degree in mathematics in 2001. He spent the next six years playing the stock market, working for hedge funds in Chicago and New York. Following a two-year stint in East Africa working in economic development, he graduated from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism in 2011. He lives in Brooklyn, New York. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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The Freelance Manifesto: A Field Guide for the Modern Motion Designer

Pdf Money The Freelance Manifesto: A Field Guide for the Modern Motion Designer

Pdf:The Freelance Manifesto: A Field Guide for the Modern Motion Designer.Review 'The future is freelance. But that doesn't mean it'll be easy. If you're looking for greater independence while also gaining more control over your life and your financial future, this is an excellent roadmap for your journey.'-- Justin Cone, Motionographer'Within the first three months of following Joey's tips on getting booked, I had a client ask what they needed to do to make sure I was available. That's a lot of power for a freelancer!'-- Kyle Martinez, kyle-martinez.com'I've been using Joey's lessons for over a year. In my first year of freelance, my goal was $100,000 in revenue. I was shy of that goal by about one project. This year using everything Joey teaches, if everything continues its course, I should reach that $100,000 in about nine months. I'd probably be doing business out of a cardboard box if I hadn't learned everything I did from Joey.'-- Liam Clisham, five-31.com 'Joey gives you the map, the tools, the words, and the confidence to start or (like me) build on my five-year-old freelance career. I owe this man the highest of fives and of course a beer!'-- Dario Kham, dkham.com'Joey's e-mail and Google-fu insights have changed my entire approach to prospecting. Most recently, these tips got me a job at CapitalOne, which had been only a dream until now.'-- Ivan Witteborg, IvanWitteborg.com 'Using Joey's tips on how to make contact with potential clients was a game changer. I had been making it way harder than it needed to be, which was equivalent to writing cover letters and sending them to Santa Claus. The response rate I get now is at least 90 percent with much less effort.'-- Jeff Coles Smith, motion-smith.com 'I made $70,000 two years ago, but that increased to $124,000 last year after learning these tips only midyear. I don't work any harder, but I worked and bid a lot smarter in the second half of last year. I'm really excited to see where Joey's advice will take me this year and beyond. It's timeless advice that I'd needed for a long time.'-- Kalika Kharkar Sharma, antidotefx.com 'I don't feel intimidated by the whole process anymore; in fact, I feel totally empowered. I've also doubled my day rate since eighteen months ago and have been busier than ever. I have to pinch myself sometimes.'-- Collin Leix, littlehilstudio.com 'When I started applying the tips Joey talked about, I found myself in conference rooms pitching my reel to new businesses. It was very surreal. It's almost scary how the things Joey predicts will ACTUALLY happen. If you drink the Kool-Aid, you won't regret it.' -- Devon Laird, plus3video.com 'Since I started applying Joey's client contact and tracking system, my freelance income has quadrupled. His techniques for getting and prioritizing work have had a very positive impact on my business.'-- Sara Wade, sarawade.com 'I was going through a patch of weeks with no bookings. I followed Joey's freelance advice to follow up with past clients, and it got me booked the very next day. Sometimes you need someone to help you with the obvious ways of the business.'-- Carlos Weisz, carlosweisz.com'The strategies got me booked by three new clients, added to the roster for another ten, and made me £7,500 all in one month. Not only that, it also helped me get my foot in the door at a dream job.'-- Brendan Cox, BrendanCox.co.uk 'You know that old saying, 'Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day; teach a man how to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.' Well, these e-mail tips have taught me how to fish. I'm now an ace at warm e-mails and reactivating older clients. I'm booked to the gills.'-- Jerry Nelson, attackmotiondesign.com 'Joey's knowledge and info helped light a fire under my a** to make the jump from full time to freelance. Best decision I've made for my career.'-- Adam Bender, vimeo.com/adambeder Read more From the Back Cover Designing beautiful boards and making smooth animation come naturally to us Motion Designers. It's what we're good at. However, designing the career we want, with the freedom, flexibility, and pay we crave, that's more difficult. All of the above is within your grasp if you're willing to take the plunge into freelancing.School of Motion founder Joey Korenman worked in every kind of Motion Design role before discovering that freelancing offered him not only more autonomy but also higher pay, less stress, and more creativity. Since then, he's taught hundreds of School of Motion students his playbook for becoming a six-figure freelancer. Now he shares his experience and advice on breaking out of the nine-to-five mold in this comprehensive and tactical handbook. The Freelance Manifesto offers a field guide for Motion Design professionals looking to make the leap to freelance in two clear and concise parts. The first examines the goals, benefits, myths, and realities of the freelance lifestyle, while the second provides future freelancers with a five-step guide to launching and maintaining a solo business, including making contact, selling yourself, closing the deal, being indispensable, and becoming a lucrative enterprise.If you're feeling stifled by long hours, low-paying gigs, and an unfulfilling career, make the choice to redesign yourself as a freelancer--and, with the help of this book and some hard work, reclaim your time, independence, and inspiration for yourself. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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How to Survive and Prosper as an Artist: Selling Yourself without Selling Your Soul (Seventh Edition)

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Pdf:How to Survive and Prosper as an Artist: Selling Yourself without Selling Your Soul (Seventh Edition).Review Praise for previous editions “Michels explodes the romantic notion of the starving artist.” —The New York Times “Michels is a tough but compassionate advocate, savvy in the ways of the world and the demands on artists in this materialistic society.” —The Miami Herald “Michels writes in terse, instructive sentences, and never lets us off the hook.” —HuffPost “ . . . a ‘must have’ for any aspiring artist. . .” —Midwest Book Review “. . . the best guide I’ve found that looks at creating fine art as a career.” —Twin Cities PBS “Provides the best overview of political and other aspects of the art world that I have ever come across. . . . It is a bible that every artist should have.” —Shannon Wilkinson, president, Cultural Communications, New York “This book should be required reading for every exhibiting artist.” —Ellen Rixford, Graphic News “This self-help career book is the pick of the litter.” —Donna Marxer, Artists' News “She sounds like Wonder Woman; she is filled with energy, ideas, and sufficient spleen not to be walked on – ever! Her experience is the reader’s bonus.” —American Artist “. . . Michels provides information on art world politics that artists really need.” —Art Papers “One book stood out from the rest. . . and goes beyond the usual information about self-promotion.” —The Arts JournalPraise for previous editions “Michels explodes the romantic notion of the starving artist.” —The New York Times “Michels is a tough but compassionate advocate, savvy in the ways of the world and the demands on artists in this materialistic society.” —The Miami Herald “Michels writes in terse, instructive sentences, and never lets us off the hook.” —HuffPost “ . . . a ‘must have’ for any aspiring artist. . .” —Midwest Book Review “. . . the best guide I’ve found that looks at creating fine art as a career.” —Twin Cities PBS “Provides the best overview of political and other aspects of the art world that I have ever come across. . . . It is a bible that every artist should have.” —Shannon Wilkinson, president, Cultural Communications, New York “This book should be required reading for every exhibiting artist.” —Ellen Rixford, Graphic News “This self-help career book is the pick of the litter.” —Donna Marxer, Artists' News “She sounds like Wonder Woman; she is filled with energy, ideas, and sufficient spleen not to be walked on – ever! Her experience is the reader’s bonus.” —American Artist “. . . Michels provides information on art world politics that artists really need.” —Art Papers “One book stood out from the rest. . . and goes beyond the usual information about self-promotion.” —The Arts Journal Read more About the Author Caroll Michels is a career coach and artist-advocate. She has helped thousands of artists launch and sustain their careers in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and South and Central America. Her artwork has been exhibited in museums, including the Georges Pompidou Museum in Paris, Haus Am Waldsee: Internationale Kunst in Berlin, and the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Michels has received numerous grants, including those awarded by the National Endowment for the Arts and the International Fund for the Promotion of Culture/UNESCO. Michels lived in Manhattan for more than twenty-five years and is now based in Sarasota, Florida. Read more

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The Artist Estate: A Handbook for Artists, Executors, and Heirs

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Pdf:The Artist Estate: A Handbook for Artists, Executors, and Heirs.Andy Warhol memorably said that “death can really make you look like a star,” but death in itself is not a guarantee of the relevance of an artist. What is of crucial importance is the proper management structure for the posthumous preservation and development of an artist’s estate. The Artist Estate, a handbook written by Loretta Würtenberger, presents the possible legal frameworks and appropriate financing models available in this situation, as well as the proper handling of interest from the market, museums and academia. Würtenberger’s business, Fine Art Partners, has advised artists and artists’ estates for many years. Based on numerous international examples, the author explains the different alternatives for maintaining an artist’s estate and makes recommendations on how best to handle work, archives and ephemera following the death of an artist.

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Artistic Interventions in Organizations (Routledge Research in Creative and Cultural Industries Management)

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Pdf:Artistic Interventions in Organizations (Routledge Research in Creative and Cultural Industries Management).Review 'This is a delightful and important book, dedicated to how artistic and creative interventions can – evolutionarily or revolutionarily – influence organizing. A book for all times, but perhaps particularly important currently, in an era when imagination and genuine creativity are all but banned from mainstream workplaces. The book shows how vital artistic input can prove to be not just for the enjoyment and satisfaction that work can provide, but for the renewal and survival of organizations. Art helps us deal with the difficult, opens up the mind to new realizations, it makes it possible to learn and to make sense of a complex world. This book shows how and why it should become part of a healthy and sustainable management process in a variety of organizations and contexts, from the point of view of managers, intermediary organizations, employees and artists. It depicts practices, artistic engagements, inventive metaphors, as well as space as catalysts for reflection and organizational illumination, sometimes successful, sometimes not, or not immediately. A must read for everyone who hopes that a human kind of management, after all, has a future, but is unsure of how this future can be reclaimed. This book offers one very strong proposition on how this can be done.' - Monika Kostera, Professor Ordinaria in Management, The Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland and Guest Professor at Bradford University, UK 'Bravo for not saying bravo. The editors have avoided the trap of being cheerleaders and instead embraced the complexity – in terms of theory, practice, and certainly epistemology – of artistic interventions in organizations. In doing so, they provide a much-needed and timely summary, and an excellent place for moving forward in this exciting domain.' - Steven S. Taylor, Associate Professor, Worcester Polytechnic University, USA 'Today's leaders increasingly open their organizations to artistic interventions. They're collaborating with artists and using art processes to produce better outcomes. In this book, the world's foremost authors on this subject bring us up to date on this trending activity.' - Robert D. Austin, Professor, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark 'Aesthetic experience is always an experience of choice that challenges us, yet this book opens up he discussion and allows us to understand artistic intervention in organizations and how they can be used to make a positive changes and improvement. I strongly recommend it.' - Silvia Gherardi, Professor, University of Trento, Italy Read more About the Author Ulla Johansson Sköldberg is Professor Emeritus from Gothenburg University, Sweden. Jill Woodilla is Honorary Visiting Professor, School of Business, Economics and Law, and Affiliated Researcher, Business & Design Lab, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Ariane Berthoin Antal is Senior Fellow at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center, Germany and Distinguished Research Professor at Audencia Nantes School of Management, France. Read more

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Making It in the Art World: New Approaches to Galleries, Shows, and Raising Money

Pdf Money Making It in the Art World: New Approaches to Galleries, Shows, and Raising Money

Pdf:Making It in the Art World: New Approaches to Galleries, Shows, and Raising Money.From the Back Cover 'The global art world of the 21st century is increasingly complex, andhard-hearted.  Tens of thousands of art school graduates andself-educated artists enter the scene every year, and in their own way,each wants to make a living from their work, while pursuing ameaningful career. The prospects for success are slim, yet the flowof new talent continues unabated.In a remarkably useful guidebook for artists trying to find theirway, the artist Brainard Carey has spelled out in a clear and concisemanner, a series of strategies and techniques that, taken as a whole,are the equivalent of that elusive course in real-world preparednessthat most art schools gloss over or simply ignore.  In addition tohis thoughtful and thorough approach to the subject, Carey's candorand complete lack of cynicism and posturing makes this book amust-read for any emerging artist.' -David Ross, Writer, curator. Formerly, director, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, Boston Institute of Contemporary Art Read more About the Author Brainard Carey is an artist, teacher, walker, and pool player. He cofounded the artistic collaborative Praxis with his wife, Delia Carey. As host of the popular Yale University radio show, Lives of the Artists, he has interviewed over 700 artists and creative people to illuminate their careers and work. He is passionate about art education and has written several books for artists to develop their careers, including Making It in the Art World, New Markets for Artists, and The Art World Demystified. He also co-founded Praxis Center for Aesthetics, an online school for professional artists. He lives in New York City. Read more

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Keys to the Kingdom: Impressioning, Privilege Escalation, Bumping, and Other Key-Based Attacks Against Physical Locks

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Pdf:Keys to the Kingdom: Impressioning, Privilege Escalation, Bumping, and Other Key-Based Attacks Against Physical Locks.Lockpicking has become a popular topic with many in the security community. While many have chosen to learn the fine art of opening locks without keys, few people explore the fascinating methods of attack that are possible WITH keys. Keys to the Kingdom addresses the topics of impressioning, master key escalation, skeleton keys, and bumping attacks that go well beyond any treatment of these topics in the author’s previous book, Practical Lock Picking. This material is all new and focuses on locks currently in use as well as ones that have recently emerged on the market. Hackers and pen testers or persons tasked with defending their infrastructure and property from invasion will find these techniques uniquely valuable. As with Deviant Ollam’s previous book, Practical Lock Picking,  Keys to the Kingdom includes full-color versions of all diagrams and photographs. Check out the companion website which includes instructional videos that provide readers with a full-on training seminar from the author.Excellent companion to Deviant Ollam’s Practical Lock PickingUnderstand the typical failings of common security hardware in order to avoid these weaknessesLearn advanced methods of physical attack in order to be more successful with penetration testingDetailed full-color photos in the book make learning easy, and companion website is filled with invalualble training videos from Dev!

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Becoming an Independent Security Consultant: A Practical Guide to Starting and Running a Successful Security Consulting Practice

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Pdf:Becoming an Independent Security Consultant: A Practical Guide to Starting and Running a Successful Security Consulting Practice.The demand for security consulting services is at an all-time high. Organizations of all types face unprecedented challenges in dealing with workplace violence, internal and external theft, robbery and crimes of all varieties. These organizations need help in dealing with these challenges, and are reaching out to independent security consultants to assist them. Operating an independent security consulting practice can be a profitable and rewarding business for those with the right skills.Many people retiring from law enforcement, military, or security careers would like to enter the security consulting profession, but don’t know how. These people have extensive skills in security and loss prevention, but don’t know how to translate these skills into a successful security consulting practice. While they have some idea about the type of services that they would like to provide, they have no idea of how to go about selling these services, what to charge for them, or how to run a profitable security consulting business. It is for these people that this book was written.Within this book, Michael A. Silva, an independent security consultant with over thirty years of experience, provides practical “how-to” advice on how to start and run a successful security consulting practice. Pulling no punches, Michael tells what it takes to be a successful security consultant, and explains why so many new security consultants fail within the first eighteen months. Chapters in this book include:Chapter 1 - What is an Independent Security Consultant?Chapter 2 - A Week in the Life of a Security ConsultantChapter 3 - The Skills needed to be SuccessfulChapter 4 - Planning Your Consulting PracticeChapter 5 - Determining What and How to ChargeChapter 6 - Selling Security Consulting ServicesChapter 7 - Proposal Writing for the Security ConsultantChapter 8 - Selling to Government AgenciesChapter 9 - Selling to Architects and EngineersChapter 10 - Security Consulting Services That SellChapter 11 - Creating a Business PlanChapter 12 - Taking the PlungeChapter 13 - Taking Your Practice to the Next LevelChapter 14 - Continuing EducationChapter 15 - Avoiding Pitfalls and Common MistakesThis book is crammed with practical tips based on the actual day-to-day experiences of a working security consultant. Within this book, Michael tells you what works – and more importantly, what doesn’t work. This book is specifically written for the person starting a one-person security consulting practice, and answers questions such as:- What types of skills do I need to be successful?- What types of licenses and certifications do I need?- What should I name my business?- Do I need a website?- What types of insurance do I need?- Should I rent an office, or work out of my home?- How much should I charge?- How do I sell my services and get consulting jobs?- How do I write a proposal?- What consulting services should I offer?- How much money do I need to get started?- What steps should I take before I quit my present job?- Can I start my consulting practice part-time while I’m still working?- How do I grow my practice and take it to the next level?- What are some common mistakes made by new consultants and how can I avoid them?About The AuthorMichael A. Silva is an independent security consultant that has over forty years of security industry experience. Michael founded Silva Consultants, his independent security consulting and design firm, in 1985. In late 2001, Michael suspended the operations of Silva Consultants to accept a position with Kroll, the world’s largest security and risk consulting company. From 2001 to 2006, he managed Kroll’s security consulting and engineering practice in Seattle, and was responsible for projects throughout Washington, Oregon, California, and Nevada. In 2007, Michael resigned his position with Kroll and resumed the operations of Silva Consultants.

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Post Like an Influencer, Grow Like a Marketer: A Proven Step-By-Step Guide To Start a Successful Instagram Page, Grow Your Following, and Make Money.

Pdf Money Post Like an Influencer, Grow Like a Marketer: A Proven Step-By-Step Guide To Start a Successful Instagram Page, Grow Your Following, and Make Money.

Pdf:Post Like an Influencer, Grow Like a Marketer: A Proven Step-By-Step Guide To Start a Successful Instagram Page, Grow Your Following, and Make Money..100% Tested and Proven ways to start a successful Instagram account based on your passions, grow a following that loves you and your content, and turn your page into a source of income. In Post Like an Influencer, Grow Like a Marketer, you'll get all that and more. I wrote this book to teach anyone from beginners to active users how to master the platform. Learn how to become a master of Instagram, increasing the effectiveness of your content. Social media is rapidly changing each year. It's a science with a lot of small signs and signals which makes our brains to push the FOLLOW button. Step-by-Step strategies for creating the best Instagram page you can. - Chapter 3. Who are You Trying to Attract?- Chapter 4. Laying the Foundation for Your Instagram Page. Understand how to create and curate content like an influencer to attract your following. - Chapter 5. To Create Your Own Content, or Steal From Someone Else- Chapter 6. Your Content is Key- Chapter 7: Treating Your Instagram Stories Like a Vlog This knowledge unlocks you the door to Instagram Influencer Status. It’s time to master Instagram! Pick up your copy today by clicking the BUY NOW button at the top of this page.

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Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration

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Pdf:Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration.From Ed Catmull, co-founder (with Steve Jobs and John Lasseter) of Pixar Animation Studios, comes an incisive book about creativity in business - sure to appeal to readers of Daniel Pink, Tom Peters, and Chip and Dan Heath. Creativity, Inc. is a book for managers who want to lead their employees to new heights, a manual for anyone who strives for originality, and the first-ever, all-access trip into the nerve center of Pixar Animation - into the meetings, postmortems, and "Braintrust" sessions where some of the most successful films in history are made. It is, at heart, a book about how to build a creative culture - but it is also, as Pixar co-founder and president Ed Catmull writes, "an expression of the ideas that I believe make the best in us possible." For nearly 20 years, Pixar has dominated the world of animation, producing such beloved films as the Toy Story trilogy, Monsters, Inc., Finding Nemo, The Incredibles, Up, and WALL-E, which have gone on to set box-office records and garner 30 Academy Awards. The joyousness of the storytelling, the inventive plots, the emotional authenticity: In some ways, Pixar movies are an object lesson in what creativity really is. Here, in this book, Catmull reveals the ideals and techniques that have made Pixar so widely admired - and so profitable. As a young man, Ed Catmull had a dream: to make the first computer-animated movie. He nurtured that dream as a PhD student at the University of Utah, where many computer science pioneers got their start, and then forged a partnership with George Lucas that led, indirectly, to his founding Pixar with Steve Jobs and John Lasseter in 1986. Nine years later, Toy Story was released, changing animation forever. The essential ingredient in that movie's success - and in the 13 movies that followed - was the unique environment that Catmull and his colleagues built at Pixar, based on philosophies that protect the creative process and defy convention, such as: Give a good idea to a mediocre team, and they will screw it up. But give a mediocre idea to a great team, and they will either fix it or come up with something better. If you don't strive to uncover what is unseen and understand its nature, you will be ill prepared to lead. It's not the manager's job to prevent risks. It's the manager's job to make it safe for others to take them. The cost of preventing errors is often far greater than the cost of fixing them. A company's communication structure should not mirror its organizational structure. Everybody should be able to talk to anybody. Do not assume that general agreement will lead to change - it takes substantial energy to move a group, even when all are on board.

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Art Money Success: Finally Make Money Doing What You Love: A Complete and Easy-to-Follow System for the Artist Who Wasn't Born with a Business Mind

Pdf Money Art Money Success: Finally Make Money Doing What You Love: A Complete and Easy-to-Follow System for the Artist Who Wasn't Born with a Business Mind

Pdf:Art Money Success: Finally Make Money Doing What You Love: A Complete and Easy-to-Follow System for the Artist Who Wasn't Born with a Business Mind.Finally make a living doing what you love.Why is it that some artists are wildly successful, while others just barely squeak by? It may seem like an unfathomable mystery how some are earning six figures while other more talented artists are struggling. Maria Brophy has dedicated 20 years of her life to researching the specific strategies that successful artists follow. After applying these strategies to her husband Drew Brophy's career, Maria grew his art sales to multiple six figures yearly. In Art Money Success, Maria tells personal stories of her own business deals, successes, and failures while sharing unconventional wisdom that will explode your art sales. With the guided written exercises (get free worksheet downloads that accompany this audiobook at Maria Brophy's website), you can apply the insights to your own art business for immediate results. The tools inside will help you: Connect with your right buyers Increase your money income Sell art easily and negotiate nicely License your art and get paid multiple times for one artwork Implement powerful money and business practices Trust your own creative intuition If you are interested in generating more money and success from your art, then this audiobook is for you! 

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The History of Project Management (Lessons from History)

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Pdf:The History of Project Management (Lessons from History).Review 'Mark's latest book illustrates that the knowledge and disciplines articulated in the PMBoK Guide have been leveraged successfully by our project management predecessors across centuries.' -- Jim Hayden, PMP, CSM, Former President, PMI CVC'I have used Titanic lessons for projects and Project lessons from The Great Escape in my graduate classes for several years and now intend to use the History of Project Management as well. The series is an effective and creative way to promote student learning and generate class discussion.'--Professor Ryan Nelson, University of Virginia'Mark helps us to recognise, in his examination of the deciding features of a project, that little has changed over the last four thousand years.' --Martin Price, Past Director of PMI UK'This title is certainly the most comprehensive analysis of the use of basic tenants of modern Project Management across recorded history.' --Glenn LeClair, CMCThe importance of lessons learned and historical information, confirms that project managers have existed for thousands of years and have learned from their predecessors mistakes and successes. --Linda F. Desmond, PMP Past President PMI Mass Bay Read more From the Author Background to this PublicationThis has been a massive undertaking for me personally, and for the Lessons From History Series. The story started somewhere between the publication of my books on the Titanic project (2005) and The Great Escape (2006). I was reviewing the approach to Project Lessons from the Great Escape (Stalag Luft III) with my publisher Kevin Aguanno (at Multi-Media Publications). He had challenged me to take a more rigorous approach that looked at the story line through the lens of a modern project manager, and hence the idea came about of looking at the event from each of the PMBoK® Guide's nine knowledge areas. This provided an approach that we could now use with the latest planned publichation The History of Project ManagementInitially, I had difficulty getting started because the subject was so daunting. Also, there wasn't much information readily available with no known books or research on the topic. It looked as if few had ever tried to research the history of projects from a project management perspective. Of course there were plenty of books that concentrated on the outputs or the final deliverables of ancient projects, but the authors focused on architecture or engineering practices. These books were rooted in the technicalities of the achievement, the aesthetic splendour of the output, or an architectural examination of the form. There were few references to how the projects were initiated, planned, and executed.My first major task was to narrow the scope of the book into something that was manageable. Choosing a starting point was relatively easy: the Giza Pyramid. The end point, however, was more difficult. The decision was made to take it into the modern era, but not to today. There were too many twists and turns in the second half of the twentieth century. In fact, WW2 was a catalyst for many landmark projects, so ending in 1940 made a lot of sense. The second major task was to select a number of projects from across the 4,500 years time frame. We set the criteria for these; namely, they had to be a first of a kind, extremely influential on projects that followed, and had to meet the nine PMBoK® Guide knowledge areas. In the end, this proved to be far easier than expected. I'll let you discover the selected projects in the book, and how they mapped to the nine knowledge areas.The general perception of most people is that project management started in the mid-20th century, or started earlier with Henry Gantt and his charts. That is the impression I got from talking to many project managers. Yet, how were all the great projects of the past delivered? Think about the Giza Pyramid, the Parthenon, the Colosseum, the Gothic Cathedrals of Medieval Europe, the great voyages of exploration, the Taj Mahal, and the mega projects of the industrial revolutions. Was project management used on these projects? Were the concepts of project management even understood? Can we connect modern and ancient project management? If you answered 'yes,' then how do we prove this?Conventional wisdom around 30 years ago viewed dinosaurs as slow lumbering creatures. The name Tyranosaurus (meaning 'terrible-lizard') evokes images of a large, cold blooded reptile that lived in a hot tropical climate. This view was initiated by Richard Owen 130 years earlier. Fast forward to today and conventional wisdom views dinosaurs as agile, warm-blooded creatures, closer to birds than reptiles, that lived in the extremes of hot and cold climates. What caused this shift in views? What has changed in 30 years? You could argue the shift was caused by the influx of new technologies such as X-ray computed tomography, computer generated imagery with biomechanical simulations, and comparative anatomy with modern animals. The biggest change, however, was reviewing the known evidence more carefully, objectively and logically. Similarly, misperceptions about project management are changing through taking a fresh look at the evidence using new analytical techniques.* For more information lessons-from-history.com/node/16 Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Construction Management of Healthcare Projects

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Pdf:Construction Management of Healthcare Projects.About the Author Sanjiv Gokhale, Ph.D., P.E., F. ASCE,, Professor of Civil Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Vanderbilt University, has taught construction project management courses to undergraduate and graduate students since 2001. He is the recipient of the 2009 Distinguished Professor award by the Construction Industry Institute (CII) and received the Teaching Excellence award from the School of Engineering, Vanderbilt University, in 2005. Dr. Gokhale is coauthor of Trenchless Technology: Pipeline and Utility Design, Construction, and Renewal (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2005). Thomas C. Gormley, LEED-AP, Associate Professor and Director of the Commercial Construction Management program at Middle Tennessee State University, recently started teaching after nearly 40 years in hospital construction. He has worked as a contractor, an owner, and a program manager in the US, Europe and the Middle East. He is working on his dissertation for his PhD in Environmental Engineering at Vanderbilt University. For over 10 years, Mr. Gormley has served on the committee that writes the Guidelines for the Design and Construction of Healthcare Facilities―the nationally recognized standard for hospitals. He is a Board member of the American Hospital Association’s Certification Center and served on the committee that wrote the test for Certification of Health Care Constructors, which is a nationally recognized certification for builders. Read more

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Project Management for Humans: Helping People Get Things Done

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Pdf:Project Management for Humans: Helping People Get Things Done.Review A great mix of proven approaches and new ideas; the craft of digital project management finally has its bible. --Carl Smith, Bureau of DigitalStop banging your head against the wall when it comes to your web projects. Harned provides specific guidelines, motivational tips, and empathetic advice that will align your teams and elevate the way you plan, run, and manage your projects. --Ahava Leibtag, President, Aha Media GroupFinally, digital teams have a reference book that covers everything they need to know about project management, from scoping and budgeting to managing teams and clients. --Karen McGrane, author, Going Responsive Read more About the Author Brett Harned is a digital project management consultant, coach, and community advocate from Philadelphia, PA. His work focuses on solving issues that are important to organizations who want to produce quality digital projects in harmony. He loves to build processes and communication tactics that work not only for projects, but for the people involved in them. Prior to starting his consultancy, he was Vice President of Project Management for Happy Cog. In that role, he mentored a team of PMs and managed projects for companies like Zappos, MTV, and Monotype. Brett began blogging about his adventures in project management at brettharned.com when he realized that there was a void in the industry for people in the digital PM role. He has had the privilege to speak at various events internationally and has written for widely read industry websites and publications. One of the most satisfying projects of Brett's career has been building a global digital PM community and founding the Digital PM Summit. Most recently, Brett co-founded PathfinderDPM a US and UK based training program for digital project managers. He also blogs every day with a team of digital project managers at EveryDayDPM.com. Follow Brett on Twitter at @brettharned. Read more

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Slugfest: Inside the Epic, 50-Year Battle Between Marvel and DC

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Pdf:Slugfest: Inside the Epic, 50-Year Battle Between Marvel and DC.The first in-depth, behind the scenes book treatment of the rivalry between the two comic book giants. They are the two titans of the comic book industry - the Coke and Pepsi of superheroes - and for more than 50 years, Marvel and DC have been locked in an epic battle for spandex supremacy. At stake is not just sales but cultural relevancy and the hearts of millions of fans. To many partisans Marvel is now on top. But for much of the early 20th century, it was DC that was the undisputed leader, having launched the American superhero genre with the 1938 publication of Joe Shuster and Jerry Siegel's Superman strip. DC's titles sold millions of copies every year, and its iconic characters were familiar to nearly everyone in America. Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman - DC had them all. And then in 1961, an upstart company came out of nowhere to smack mighty DC in the chops. With the publication of Fantastic Four number one, Marvel changed the way superheroes stories were done. Writer-editor Stan Lee, artist Jack Kirby, and the talented Marvel bullpen subsequently unleashed a string of dazzling new creations, including the Avengers, Hulk, Spider-Man, the X-Men, and Iron Man. Marvel's rise forever split fandom into two opposing tribes. Suddenly the most telling question you could ask a superhero lover became "Marvel or DC?" Slugfest, the first book to chronicle the history of this epic rivalry into a single, in-depth narrative, is the story of the greatest corporate rivalry never told. Complete with interviews with the major names in the industry, Slugfest reveals the arsenal of schemes the two companies have employed in their attempts to outmaneuver the competition, whether it be stealing ideas, poaching employees, planting spies, or launching price wars. The feud has never completely disappeared, and it simmers on a low boil to this day. With DC and Marvel characters becoming global icons worth billions, if anything, the stakes are higher now than ever before.

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One Little Spark!: Mickey's Ten Commandments and The Road to Imagineering

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Pdf:One Little Spark!: Mickey's Ten Commandments and The Road to Imagineering.About the Author Marty Sklar was a student at UCLA and editor of its Daily Bruin newspaper in 1955 when he was recruited to create an 1890s-themed newspaper, The Disneyland News, a month before the theme park opened. After graduating, he joined Disneyland full-time in 1956, where he held responsibility for most of the park's publicity and marketing materials. In 1961, he moved to WED Enterprises, renamed in 1986 to Walt Disney Imagineering, where he worked on attractions for the 1964 New York World's Fair. For nearly ten years, he wrote personal materials for Walt Disney for use in publications, television and special films. In 1974 he became vice president of concepts/planning, and guided the creative development of EPCOT. As vice president of creative development, executive vice president and then president of Imagineering for nine years, Sklar supervised the design and construction of Tokyo Disneyland, the Disney-MGM Studios, Disneyland Paris, Disney's Animal Kingdom, Disney California Adventure Park, Tokyo DisneySea, the Walt Disney Studios Park and most recently Hong Kong Disneyland. Read more

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Product Leadership: How Top Product Managers Launch Awesome Products and Build Successful Teams

Pdf Money Product Leadership: How Top Product Managers Launch Awesome Products and Build Successful Teams

Pdf:Product Leadership: How Top Product Managers Launch Awesome Products and Build Successful Teams.Review 'The popular narratives around great products focus on the idea, the simplicity, and the design, but rarely do they expose what was actually happening on the product team throughout the process. This book offers a unique look into how great product teams and product leaders work. If you build products, you need this book.' --Des Traynor, Cofounder and Chief Strategy Officer, Intercom 'Richard, Nate, and Martin deliver impactful lessons in customer-driven product management practices in Product Leadership. They have collectively walked the walk in applying human-centric design principles time and time again in the wild, which is evident in their message and many useful real-world examples. As a technology leader across dozens of client-facing NASDAQ applications, I am challenged every day to drive product innovation at scale while maintaining stability. The approaches in Product Leadership, backed by real, relatable experiences, make this an indispensable reference to deliver and evolve great products for our hundreds of thousands of users!' --Heather Abbott, SVP Corporate Solutions, NASDAQ 'Designers, engineers, and product managers who've been looking to take the leap into leadership--look no further. Product Leadership distills the history and future of the eld alongside the insights of its luminaries and experts, and presents an invaluable guide for leveling up your skills and execution.' --Ryan Freitas, Design Director, Facebook  Read more About the Author Richard Banfield is the CEO of Boston-based UX agency Fresh Tilled Soil. He started his career with MultiChoice, Africa's largest broadcast, and web business. He left MultiChoice to become co-founder of Acceleration, an international adtech business HQ'd in London (now owned by ad giant WPP). Under Richard's leadership, the firm has delivered digital product design and product strategy to 700+ clients around the world. Richard has published two other books, Design Sprint: A Practical Guidebook for Building Great Digital Products, which he coauthored with C. Todd Lombardo and Trace Wax and Design Leadership: How Top Design Leaders Build and Grow Successful Organizations.Martin Eriksson is a product management professional with over 20 years experience building leading online products all over the world, from small startups to global brands such as Monster and The Financial Times. He's the founder of ProductTank, a global meetup for product people with over 50,000 members in 100+ cities. He is also the co-founder and Curator of Mind The Product--the world's largest product management community, blog, and conference, with annual events in San Francisco and London. He also serves as a consulting Chief Product Officer, advising startups and enterprises on how to build successful product teams.Nate Walkingshaw is the Chief Experience Officer at Pluralsight. He started his first company in 2004, where he revolutionized medical evacuation with Paraslyde, later acquired by Stryker Medical. He then built Brightface, a product development company that focused on mobile and web applications including Cycleface (acquired by Strava). He then became the Chief of Research and Innovation at Tanner Labs, where he built O.C. Tanner's first human-centered product development team. Nate joined Pluralsight, the largest providers of online technology learning, as Chief Product Officer, and in Feb 2016, Nate's role expanded to CXO to include development, content, and product marketing. Read more

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Escaping the Build Trap: How Effective Product Management Creates Real Value

Pdf Money Escaping the Build Trap: How Effective Product Management Creates Real Value

Pdf:Escaping the Build Trap: How Effective Product Management Creates Real Value.To stay competitive in today’s market, organizations need to adopt a culture of customer-centric practices that focus on outcomes rather than outputs. Companies that live and die by outputs often fall into the "build trap," cranking out features to meet their schedule rather than the customer’s needs.In this book, Melissa Perri explains how laying the foundation for great product management can help companies solve real customer problems while achieving business goals. By understanding how to communicate and collaborate within a company structure, you can create a product culture that benefits both the business and the customer. You’ll learn product management principles that can be applied to any organization, big or small.In five parts, this book explores:Why organizations ship features rather than cultivate the value those features representHow to set up a product organization that scalesHow product strategy connects a company’s vision and economic outcomes back to the product activitiesHow to identify and pursue the right opportunities for producing value through an iterative product frameworkHow to build a culture focused on successful outcomes over outputs

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Lean vs Agile vs Design Thinking: What You Really Need to Know to Build High-Performing Digital Product Teams

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Pdf:Lean vs Agile vs Design Thinking: What You Really Need to Know to Build High-Performing Digital Product Teams.As companies evolve to adopt, integrate, and leverage software as the defining element of their success in the 21st century, a rash of processes and methodologies are vying for their product teams' attention. In the worst of cases, each discipline on these teams - product management, design, and software engineering - learn a different model. This short, tactical book reconciles the perceived differences in Lean Startup, Design Thinking, and Agile software development by focusing not on rituals and practices but on the values that underpin all three methods.

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The Designing for Growth Field Book: A Step-by-Step Project Guide (Columbia Business School Publishing)

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Pdf:The Designing for Growth Field Book: A Step-by-Step Project Guide (Columbia Business School Publishing).Review In a clear and simple style, this book shows how designing thinking has been applied successfully to address complex and very different problems in a variety of organizations, both for- and not-for-profit. The ten cases in the book provide creative and innovative applications of the design principles, providing sufficient detail to be of use to readers in their own planning processes. The book provides sufficient depth to be of value to the graduate professional classroom while being simple and clear for immediate use by managers.--Toni Ungaretti, Johns Hopkins University- Read more About the Author Jeanne Liedtka is a professor at the Darden School of Business. Her other books include The Catalyst: How You Can Become an Extraordinary Growth Leader and The Physics of Business Growth.Tim Ogilvie is cofounder and CEO of Peer Insight, an innovation strategy consulting firm based in Washington, D.C.Rachel Brozenske is vice president of Allison Partners, an organizational development consulting practice in Charlottesville, and a lecturer at the Darden School of Business. Read more

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Product Management in Practice: A Real-World Guide to the Key Connective Role of the 21st Century

Pdf Money Product Management in Practice: A Real-World Guide to the Key Connective Role of the 21st Century

Pdf:Product Management in Practice: A Real-World Guide to the Key Connective Role of the 21st Century.Product management has become a critical connective role for modern organizations, from small technology startups to global corporate enterprises. And yet the day-to-day work of product management remains largely misunderstood. In theory, product management is about building products that people love. The real-world practice of product management is often about difficult conversations, practical compromises, and hard-won incremental gains.In this book, author Matt LeMay focuses on the CORE connective skills--communication, organization, research, execution--that can build a successful product management practice across industries, organizations, teams, and toolsets.For current and aspiring product managers, this book explores:Real-world tactics for facilitating collaboration and communicationHow to talk to users and work with executivesThe importance of setting clear and actionable goalsUsing roadmaps to connect and align your teamA values-first approach to implementing Agile practicesStories that convey realities of product management in the fieldCommon behavioral traps that turn good product managers bad

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Product Management in Practice: A Real-World Guide to the Key Connective Role of the 21st Century

Pdf Money Product Management in Practice: A Real-World Guide to the Key Connective Role of the 21st Century

Pdf:Product Management in Practice: A Real-World Guide to the Key Connective Role of the 21st Century.Review 'Product Management in Practice is a bold and honest playbook by someone who's truly done the job and understands the real challenges PMs face every day. Matt LeMay's actionable advice should be required reading for both experienced and aspiring PMs.'--Ken Norton, GV (formerly Google Ventures)'If you want to be a great product manager you need to go beyond frameworks and tools. Product Management in Practice does just that with an honest, humble, and insightful look at the realities of life as a PM. Rich with real-world stories of success, failure, and common misconceptions that face every product manager, Matt reminds us that, above all, building great products is about building great relationships. A must-read for practicing and aspiring product managers or anyone who is interested in building great products.'--Craig Villamor, VP Product, Salesforce'What makes this book unique is how it goes beyond the jargon and zeroes in on the practical challenges of product management, with super actionable tips. I was smiling and nodding as I read chapter after chapter--highly recommend for all product managers.'--Pradeep GanapathyRaj, Director of Product Management, Yammer'This is an outstanding practical primer on the day-to-day job of Product Management. What Matt does here is break down Product Management into specific responsibilities and actions that new PMs can take to outline, plan, build and monitor a smooth product development process. This should be a first-stop resource for any new Product Manager.'--Blair Reeves, Product Principal, SAS Software Author, Building for Business (O'Reilly)'In a digital era for products and teams, Matt LeMay brings the role of product management back to its fundamental human tenets. In order to succeed, both new and experienced product managers should note the core PM values that LeMay emphasizes: empathy, curiosity, and collaboration through communication.'--Cecelia Shao, Product Manager, IBM Watson Data Platform Read more About the Author Matt LeMay is a product management coach and consultant. He has helped build and scale product management practices at companies ranging from early-stage startups to Fortune 500 enterprises. Matt was selected as a Top 50 Product Management influencer by the PM Year in Review for both 2015 and 2016.Matt is cofounder and partner at Sudden Compass, a consultancy that helps organizations take a cross-functional and customer-centric approach to working with data. In his work as a technology communicator, Matt has developed and led digital transformation and data strategy workshops for companies like GE, American Express, Pfizer, McCann, and Johnson & Johnson.Previously, Matt worked as Senior Product Manager at music startup Songza (acquired by Google), and Head of Consumer Product at Bitly. Matt is also a musician, recording engineer, and the author of a book about singer-songwriter Elliott Smith. He lives in Brooklyn, NY, with his wife Joan and their turtle Sheldon. You can find more of his work at mattlemay.com. Read more

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All You Need to Know About the Music Business: Ninth Edition

Pdf Money All You Need to Know About the Music Business: Ninth Edition

Pdf:All You Need to Know About the Music Business: Ninth Edition.About the Author Donald S. Passman practices law in California and has specialized in the music business for more than thirty years, primarily representing talent. The author of All You Need to Know About the Music Business, he lives in Los Angeles. Read more Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved. All You Need to Know About the Music Business Introduction to the Ninth Edition Well, kiddies, we’ve certainly seen a lot of changes since we last got together. The good news is that streaming is growing at a wonderful pace. And that’s about it for the good news. CD sales are under 25% of the business and dropping. Downloads have fallen 15% per year for the last few years. Piracy is alive and well, hiding under cyber-rocks, and YouTube delivers more audio-only music than all the other sites put together (including the pirate sites), for which the creators are paid very little (we’ll talk more about that later). All in all, the industry earnings are almost half of what they were in 2003. Also, we’re going through a major upheaval in the songwriter world that could radically change the industry. Otherwise, it’s a lovely afternoon. On the brighter front, we’re seeing huge growth in vinyl (to younger people, it’s a new technology; go figure) that’s only held back because every vinyl plant on the planet is at full capacity. The bad news is that it’s less than 2% of the business. But in the current state of affairs, we’ll take what we can get. Now if you’re reading this and trying to decide whether the music business will disappear and if you’d be better off putting the price of this book into your stamp collection, there actually is a beautiful weather forecast. As we’ll discuss, streaming has the potential to make the music business bigger than it’s ever been in history. People who never would have gone into a record store are listening to streams, and the numbers are growing fast. So stick around (and buy the book). As these new ways to exploit music take hold, you might wonder how artists get paid. Well, my friend, you’ve come to the right place. The book in your hands has the latest scoop on all these newfangled gizmos. And at no extra charge (if you act RIGHT NOW), there’s an update of what’s happening with traditional music business deals—recording, songwriting, merchandising, touring, and so forth. So step right up. All these secrets and more are revealed just inside the tent. P.S. Congrats if you read this. It means you’re a real Go-Getter, since most folks skip the introductions to books. Read more

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How To Make It in the New Music Business: Practical Tips on Building a Loyal Following and Making a Living as a Musician

Pdf Money How To Make It in the New Music Business: Practical Tips on Building a Loyal Following and Making a Living as a Musician

Pdf:How To Make It in the New Music Business: Practical Tips on Building a Loyal Following and Making a Living as a Musician.Review “This is the single best book on the current music business. An absolute must-read for every musician.” - Derek Sivers, Sivers.org, founder of CD Baby“Ari is at the front of the front. He gets it. I've read a hundred how-to-make-it-in-the-music-biz books, and this one is today's definitive, comprehensive manual.” - Jack Conte, 150+ Million YouTube Views, Pomplamoose, CEO of Patreon“Ari understands this space. He gives a tremendous amount of information. Anyone wanting to make music for a living should read this, period.” - Peter Hollens, 150+ million YouTube views“An indispensable and comprehensive manual on how to navigate the modern music business.” - Forbes“The best ‘how to’ book of its kind. As a working artist himself, Herstand knows of what he speaks. . . . The book crackles with the actual experience of being a working artist. Highly recommended.” - Music Connection“There is a great divide between what the young musician thinks being a rock star is and what actually working as a musician entails. Ari fills in the blanks with his light hearted yet blunt demeanor. He's the informed older brother most of us never got in this crazy, confusing industry.” - Andy Grammer, chart-topping singer/songwriter“Incredibly valuable. Not just for musicians, but for entrepreneurs and anyone else wanting to succeed in the music business. Ari has written the ultimate guide on how to make it in the music business. Incredibly detailed yet fun to read, this is the book that generations of musicians will rely on to build their careers. One day, all these quotes will be replaced by quotes from A-list rock stars who got their start by reading this book.” - Philip Kaplan, CEO and founder of DistroKid, Fandalism“There are few careers more difficult than being a professional musician, but How to Make It in the New Music Business will absolutely increase your chances of success. Ari Herstand is a fresh, emerging authority on a music industry that is just taking shape, and a fearless tour guide in a brand-new jungle. I highly recommend this for your music career.” - Paul Resnikoff, Publisher, Digital Music News“There are a lot of books that attempt to describe how to make and do ‘it’ in the music business. What sets Ari apart is his not only his insatiable curiosity, research and conclusions but also the fact that he is a musician that has actually done the very ‘it’ he writes about. Reading Ari’s book teaches you what the music industry actually is, not what others think it should be.” - Jeff Price, Founder of Tunecore, Audiam“No one has ever laid out a roadmap to a successful music career in today’s world as Ari has in his book. Covering things like proper etiquette when emailing promoters to getting your songs placed in film and TV, Ari expedites the sometimes tedious process of learning what it takes to be a professional musician. If you want to take your career seriously, read this book.” - Andrew Leib, artist manager Read more About the Author Ari Herstand is a DIY musician who has played over six hundred shows around the country, has performed on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, has charted in the top 10 on iTunes and has had his music featured in countless TV shows, commercials and films. He currently fronts the funk band Brassroots District. In 2012, Herstand launched the music business advice blog Ari’s Take (www.aristake.com), which was nominated by L.A. Weekly as one of the best music blogs of Los Angeles. Read more

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How to Make It in the New Music Business: Practical Tips on Building a Loyal Following and Making a Living as a Musician

Pdf Money How to Make It in the New Music Business: Practical Tips on Building a Loyal Following and Making a Living as a Musician

Pdf:How to Make It in the New Music Business: Practical Tips on Building a Loyal Following and Making a Living as a Musician.In the last decade, no industry has been through as much upheaval and turmoil as the music industry. If you're looking for quick fame and instant success, you're in the wrong field. It's now a democratic DIY business, and any guide to success in these new waters must be told by someone who's already survived them. Giving today's aspiring musicians the practical tools they need to build and maintain a lifelong career, How to Make It in the New Music Business becomes not only a brilliantly compiled tutorial on how to accomplish specific tasks - routing a tour, negotiating contracts, getting paid for Spotify and Pandora plays, or even licensing music to commercials, film, and television - but also a manifesto that encourages musicians to pave their own paths. Iin clear, easy-to-follow chapters, Ari Herstand's necessary and definitive handbook promises to redefine what it means to make it in the brave new world of professional music.

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Powerhouse: The Untold Story of Hollywood's Creative Artists Agency

Pdf Money Powerhouse: The Untold Story of Hollywood's Creative Artists Agency

Pdf:Powerhouse: The Untold Story of Hollywood's Creative Artists Agency.An astonishing - and astonishingly entertaining - behind-the-curtain history of Hollywood's transformation over the past five decades as seen through the agency at the heart of it all, from the number-one best-selling author of Live from New York and Those Guys Have All the Fun. In 1975, five young employees of a sclerotic William Morris agency left to start their own strikingly innovative talent agency. In the years to come, Creative Artists Agency would vault from its origins in a tiny office on the last block of Beverly Hills to become the largest and most imperial, groundbreaking, and star-studded agency Hollywood has ever seen - a company whose tentacles now spread throughout the world of movies, music, television, technology, advertising, sports, and investment banking far more than previously imagined. Powerhouse is the fascinating, no-holds-barred saga of that hot-blooded ascent. Drawing on unprecedented and exclusive access to the men and women who built and battled CAA as well as financial information never before made public, acclaimed author James Andrew Miller spins a tale of boundless ambition, ruthless egomania, ceaseless empire building, drugs, sex, greed, and personal betrayal. Powerhouse is also a story of prophetic brilliance, magnificent artistry, singular genius, entrepreneurial courage, strategic daring, foxhole brotherhood, and how one firm utterly transformed the entertainment business. Here are the real Star Wars - complete with a Death Star - told through the voices of those who were actually there. Packed with scores of stars from movies, television, music, and sports as well as a tremendously compelling cast of agents, studio executives, network chiefs, league commissioners, hedge fund managers, tech CEOs, and media tycoons, Powerhouse is itself a Hollywood blockbuster of the most spectacular sort.

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How To Make It in the New Music Business: Practical Tips on Building a Loyal Following and Making a Living as a Musician

Pdf Money How To Make It in the New Music Business: Practical Tips on Building a Loyal Following and Making a Living as a Musician

Pdf:How To Make It in the New Music Business: Practical Tips on Building a Loyal Following and Making a Living as a Musician."Ari is at the front of the front. He gets it. I've read a hundred how-to-make-it-in-the-music-biz books, and this one is today's definitive, comprehensive manual." —Jack Conte, 150+ million YouTube views, Pomplamoose, CEO of PatreonForget everything you think you know about the odds of “making it” in the music industry. Today, odds mean nothing and success is not about lucky breaks. It’s about conquering social media, mastering the art of merchandising and simply working harder and being smarter than everyone else. We are living in the midst of an industry renaissance, one that has left the record companies desperately struggling to maintain their prominence, as a subculture of dedicated, DIY (do-it-yourself) musicians have taken over. These days talent is a given and success has to be earned.In 2008, Ari Herstand boldly turned in his green Starbucks apron to his manager, determined to make a living off his craft as a singer/songwriter. Almost a decade later, he has become a founding member of the new DIY movement and a self-sustaining musician, all without the help of a major label. Now, drawing from years of experience, Herstand has written the definitive guide for other like-minded artists, the ones who want to forge their own path and not follow the traditional markers of success, like record sales, hits on the radio or the amount of your label advance. Incredibly comprehensive and brutally honest throughout, How to Make It in the New Music Business covers every facet of the "new" business, including how to:Build a grass-roots fan base—and understand the modern fanBook a profitable tour, and tips for playing live, such as opening vs. headlining etiquette, and putting on a memorable showBecome popular on YouTube, Spotify and SoundCloudGet songs placed in film and televisionEarn royalties you didn’t know existed and reach your crowdfunding goalsMusicians will not only be introduced to all the tools available today but will be shown how to effectively leverage them to actually make money. More important, they will develop the mindset to be aware of new advancements both online and in the real world and always stay in tune with a constantly evolving landscape.There has never been a better time to be an independent musician. Today, fans can communicate with their idols by simply picking up their phones, artists are able to produce studio-worthy content from their basement and albums are funded not by "record men" but by generous, engaged supporters. As result, How to Make It in the New Music Business is a must-have guide for anyone hoping to navigate the increasingly complex yet advantageous landscape that is the modern music industry.

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All You Need to Know About the Music Business: 10th Edition

Pdf Money All You Need to Know About the Music Business: 10th Edition

Pdf:All You Need to Know About the Music Business: 10th Edition.“The industry bible” (Los Angeles Times), now updated, essential for anyone in the music business—musicians, songwriters, lawyers, agents, promoters, publishers, executives, and managers—trying to navigate the rapid transformation of the industry.For more than twenty years, All You Need to Know About the Music Business has been universally regarded as the definitive guide to the music industry. Now in its ninth edition, this latest edition leads novices and experts alike through the crucial, up-to-the-minute information on the industry’s major changes in response to today’s rapid technological advances and uncertain economy.Whether you are—or aspire to be—a performer, writer, or executive, veteran music lawyer Donald Passman’s comprehensive guide is an indispensable tool. He offers timely, authoritative information from how to select and hire a winning team of advisors and structure their commissions and fees; navigate the ins and outs of record deals, songwriting, publishing, and copyrights; maximize concert, touring, and merchandising deals; understand the digital streaming services; and how to take a comprehensive look at the rapidly transforming landscape of the music business as a whole.The music industry is in the eye of the storm, when everyone in the business is scrambling to figure out what’s going to happen to the major labels and what it will mean for the careers of artists and business professionals. No musician, songwriter, entertainment lawyer, agent, promoter, publisher, manager, or record company executive—anyone who makes their living from music—can afford to be without All You Need to Know About the Music Business. As Adam Levine, lead singer and guitarist of Maroon 5, says, “If you want to be in music, you have to read this book.”

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Powerhouse: The Untold Story of Hollywood's Creative Artists Agency

Pdf Money Powerhouse: The Untold Story of Hollywood's Creative Artists Agency

Pdf:Powerhouse: The Untold Story of Hollywood's Creative Artists Agency.Review “Powerhouse delivers a chronicle of vaunting ambition, immense wealth and power, and personal betrayal all the more astonishing in a business ostensibly built on loyalty and trust… Even more impressive is Miller’s ability to get nearly everyone involved not only to talk but also go on the record.” (New York Times Book Review)“Magisterial. ... One of the two most important books about the business of entertainment to come out in 2016. ... A must read for anyone who wants to work in Hollywood or just know how Hollywood works.” (The Hollywood Reporter)“It’s dishy. It’s like People Magazine meets ‘The Godfather.’ It’s like nothing else. I ate it up.” (New York Post)“Eminently readable and moves at a fast pace thanks to dozens of fascinating celebrity stories.” (Mashable)“The year’s hottest Hollywood tell-all.” (New York Daily News)“Probably the most hotly anticipated book since Julia Phillips’s tell-all YOU’LL NEVER EAT LUNCH IN THIS TOWN AGAIN dropped more than two decades ago.” (Variety)“[F]un to read both for the boldface names - including agency founders Michael Ovitz and Ron Meyer, and clients like Magic Johnson and Ali MacGraw - and for a glimpse into a largely unseen world of cultural influencers.” (The National Book Review) Read more From the Back Cover NOW UPDATED WITH AN AFTERWORD AND EXCLUSIVE NEW MATERIAL From the #1 bestselling author behind acclaimed oral histories of Saturday Night Live and ESPN comes “the most hotly anticipated book [in decades]” (Variety): James Andrew Miller’s irresistible insider chronicle of the modern entertainment industry, told through the epic story of Creative Artists Agency (CAA)—the ultimate power player that has represented the world’s biggest stars and shaped the landscape of film, television, comedy, music, and sports.Started in 1975, when five bright and brash upstarts left creaky William Morris to form their own innovative talent agency, CAA would come to revolutionize Hollywood, representing everyone from Tom Cruise, Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro, and Steven Spielberg to Jennifer Lawrence, J.J. Abrams, Will Smith, and Brad Pitt. Over the next decades its tentacles would spread aggressively into sports, advertising, and digital media. Powerhouse is the fascinating, no-holds-barred saga of that ascent. Drawing on unprecedented and exclusive access to the men and women who built and battled with CAA—including co-founders Michael Ovitz and Ron Meyer and rivals like Ari Emanuel of William Morris Endeavor—as well as the stars themselves, Miller spins a unique and unforgettable tale of brilliance, ambition, betrayal, and outrageous success. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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This Business of Music, 10th Edition (This Business of Music: Definitive Guide to the Music Industry)

Pdf Money This Business of Music, 10th Edition (This Business of Music: Definitive Guide to the Music Industry)

Pdf:This Business of Music, 10th Edition (This Business of Music: Definitive Guide to the Music Industry).About the Author M. William Krasilovsky is an attorney specializing in music and copyright. He has been a trustee of the Copyright Society of America and has served as music counsel to Warner Music and special music counsel to the United Nations and UNICEF. As an adjunct professor at New York University and the State University of New York, Mr. Krasilovsky taught courses on the music business and on ethical issue important to the entertainment industry. He contributes frequently to entertainment and law journals and has lectured at universities and bar associations across the country. He lives in Stamford, CT. Sidney Shemel died in 1994, and his work on the first six editions of this book is still very much in evidence throughout the current text. Mr. Shemel was Vice President of Music at MGM-UA and vice president and legal counsel to the United Artists Corporation’s record companies and its domestic and international music publishing subsidiaries. John M. Gross, a graduate of Harvard Law School, practices entertainment and music law. Mr. Gross served as Vice President and General Counsel of the Entertainment Division of Commonwealth United Corp. and later became a partner in the law firm of Arrow, Edelstein & Gross, P.C. He lives and works in New York City. Jonathan Feinstein, a New York and California attorney specializing in intellectual property strategy related to entertainment and technology ventures, was educated at Wesleyan University and Northwestern University Law School. He holds several patents and has developed commercially successful products. As an entrepreneur and executive in Silicon Valley and Seattle, he has worked with Apple Computer and Sophisticated Circuits, Inc., among others. He serves as an advisor and expert witness on media technology. Read more

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Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (P.S.)

Pdf Money Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (P.S.)

Pdf:Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (P.S.).Review “If Indiana Jones were an economist, he’d be Steven Levitt… Criticizing Freakonomics would be like criticizing a hot fudge sundae.” (Wall Street Journal)“Provocative… eye-popping.” (New York Times Book Review: Inside the List)“The guy is interesting!” (Washington Post Book World)“The funkiest study of statistical mechanics ever by a world-renowned economist... Eye-opening and sometimes eye-popping” (Entertainment Weekly)“Steven Levitt has the most interesting mind in America... Prepare to be dazzled.” (Malcolm Gladwell, author of Blink and The Tipping Point)“Principles of economics are used to examine daily life in this fun read.” (People: Great Reads)“Levitt dissects complex real-world phenomena, e.g. baby-naming patterns and Sumo wrestling, with an economist’s laser.” (San Diego Union-Tribune)“Levitt is a number cruncher extraordinaire.” (Philadelphia Daily News)“Levitt is one of the most notorious economists of our age.” (Financial Times)“Hard to resist.” (Publishers Weekly (starred review)) Read more From the Back Cover More Than 4 Million Copies Sold WorldwidePublished in 35 LanguagesWhich is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool?What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common?How much do parents really matter?These may not sound like typical questions for an economist to ask. But Steven D. Levitt is not a typical economist. He studies the riddles of everyday life—from cheating and crime to parenting and sports—and reaches conclusions that turn conventional wisdom on its head. Freakonomics is a groundbreaking collaboration between Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner, an award-winning author and journalist. They set out to explore the inner workings of a crack gang, the truth about real estate agents, the secrets of the Ku Klux Klan, and much more. Through forceful storytelling and wry insight, they show that economics is, at root, the study of incentives—how people get what they want or need, especially when other people want or need the same thing. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Business Adventures

Pdf Money Business Adventures

Pdf:Business Adventures."Business Adventures remains the best business book I've ever read." - Bill Gates, The Wall Street Journal What do the $350 million Ford Motor Company disaster known as the Edsel, the fast and incredible rise of Xerox, and the unbelievable scandals at General Electric and Texas Gulf Sulphur have in common? Each is an example of how an iconic company was defined by a particular moment of fame or notoriety; these notable and fascinating accounts are as relevant today to understanding the intricacies of corporate life as they were when the events happened.

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The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google

Pdf Money The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google

Pdf:The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google.Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google are the four most influential companies on the planet. Just about everyone thinks they know how they got there. Just about everyone is wrong. For all that's been written about the Four over the last two decades, no one has captured their power and staggering success as insightfully as Scott Galloway. Instead of buying the myths these companies broadcast, Galloway asks fundamental questions. How did the Four infiltrate our lives so completely that they're almost impossible to avoid (or boycott)? Why does the stock market forgive them for sins that would destroy other firms? And as they race to become the world's first trillion-dollar company, can anyone challenge them? In the same irreverent style that has made him one of the world's most celebrated business professors, Galloway deconstructs the strategies of the Four that lurk beneath their shiny veneers. He shows how they manipulate the fundamental emotional needs that have driven us since our ancestors lived in caves, at a speed and scope others can't match. And he reveals how you can apply the lessons of their ascent to your own business or career. Whether you want to compete with them, do business with them, or simply live in the world they dominate, you need to understand the Four.

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The Worldly Philosophers: The Lives, Times And Ideas Of The Great Economic Thinkers, Seventh Edition

Pdf Money The Worldly Philosophers: The Lives, Times And Ideas Of The Great Economic Thinkers, Seventh Edition

Pdf:The Worldly Philosophers: The Lives, Times And Ideas Of The Great Economic Thinkers, Seventh Edition.Review “A brilliant achievement.” —John Kenneth Galbraith“If ever a book answered a crying need, this one does. Here is all the economic lore most general readers conceivably could want to know, served up with a flourish by a man who writes with immense vigor and skill, who has a rare gift for simplifying complexities.” —The New York Times“Robert Heilbroner's The Worldly Philosophers is a living classic, both because he makes us see that the ideas of the great economists remain fresh and important for our times and because his own brilliant writing forces us to reach out into the future.” —Leonard Silk“The Worldly Philosophers, quite simply put, is a classic....None of us can know where we are coming from unless we know the sources of the great ideas that permeate our thinking. The Worldly Philosophers gives us a clear understanding of the economic ideas that influence us whether or not we have read the great economic thinkers.” —Lester Thurow“Sinclair Lewis's Arrowsmith inspired several readers to become Nobel laureates in biology. Robert Heilbroner's new edition of The Worldly Philosophers will inspire a new generation of economists.” —Paul Samuelson Read more From the Back Cover The Worldly Philosophers is a bestselling classic that not only enables us to see more deeply into our history but helps us better understand our own times. In this seventh edition, Robert L. Heilbroner provides a new theme that connects thinkers as diverse as Adam Smith and Karl Marx. The theme is the common focus of their highly varied ideas -- namely, the search to understand how a capitalist society works. It is a focus never more needed than in this age of confusing economic headlines.In a bold new concluding chapter entitled 'The End of the Worldly Philosophy?' Heilbroner reminds us that the word 'end' refers to both the purpose and limits of economics. This chapter conveys a concern that today's increasingly 'scientific' economics may overlook fundamental social and political issues that are central to economics. Thus, unlike its predecessors, this new edition provides not just an indispensable illumination of our past but a call to action for our future. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google

Pdf Money The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google

Pdf:The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google.Review “An existential alarm bell wrapped in a business lesson wrapped in an entertaining and often hilarious (and, yes, occasionally blue-languaged) series of stories built with great writing. It keeps you entertained to make sure you’re informed.” – 800-CEO-READ“Galloway takes the reader through a refreshingly clear-eyed look at the nature of dominance at Amazon.com Inc., Apple Inc., Facebook Inc. and Google. He is interested in how these companies become more valuable with use instead of less, how they benefit from low cost of capital and the implications for things [that] could further strengthen their dominance.” —Brad Stone, Bloomberg Technology “As the power of technology’s biggest companies comes under more scrutiny, NYU business professor Galloway reveals how Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google built massive empires.” —Publishers Weekly, “The Top 10 Business Books of Fall 2017”'This is that rare book that not only informs but entertains. You'll never look at these four companies the same way again.' - Jonah Berger, author of Contagious “Scott Galloway is honest, outrageous, and provocative. This book will trigger your flight-or-fight nervous system like no other and in doing so challenge you to truly think differently.” —Calvin McDonald, CEO of Sephora “The Four is an essential, wide-ranging powerhouse of a book that, like Scott Gal­loway himself, marries equal parts incisive, entertaining, and biting. As in his leg­endary MBA lectures, Galloway tells it like it is, sparing no business titan and no juggernaut corporation from well-deserved criticism. A must read.” —Adam Alter, author of Drunk Tank Pink    “If there is a blunter, more opinionated, faster-talking expert on the Internet than Scott Galloway, I haven’t come across him. Or her.” —Philip Elmer-DeWitt, Fortune“Scott Galloway’s The Four is a bareback ride upon the four horses of the economic apocalypse – Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google. It is a timely exposition of the nature and concentration of power in the world today and, as a result, is much more than just a business book…The book contains more insights and provocative ideas than Amazon has Boeing 767s… My recommendation is to walk down to your local book store and buy this – or more likely, buy it on Amazon.” Tom Upchurch, Wired Read more About the Author Scott Galloway is a professor at New York University’s Stern School of Business, where he teaches brand strategy and digital marketing to second-year MBA students. A serial entre­preneur, he has founded nine firms, including L2, Red Envelope, and Prophet. In 2012, he was named one of the “World’s 50 Best Busi­ness School Professors” by Poets & Quants. His weekly YouTube series, “Winners and Losers,” has generated tens of millions of views. This is his first book. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Debt - Updated and Expanded: The First 5,000 Years

Pdf Money Debt - Updated and Expanded: The First 5,000 Years

Pdf:Debt - Updated and Expanded: The First 5,000 Years.Review Winner of the Bateson Book Prize awarded by the Society for Cultural Anthropology“One of the year’s most influential books. Graeber situates the emergence of credit within the rise of class society, the destruction of societies based on ‘webs of mutual commitment’ and the constantly implied threat of physical violence that lies behind all social relations based on money.” —Paul Mason, THE GUARDIAN  “The book is more readable and entertaining than I can indicate... It is a meditation on debt, tribute, gifts, religion and the false history of money. Graeber is a scholarly researcher, an activist and a public intellectual. His field is the whole history of social and economic transactions.” —Peter Carey, THE OBSERVER'An alternate history of the rise of money and markets, a sprawling, erudite, provocative work.'—Drake Bennett, BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK'[A]n engaging book. Part anthropological history and part provocative political argument, it's a useful corrective to what passes for contemporary conversation about debt and the economy.'—Jesse Singal, BOSTON GLOBE 'Fresh... fascinating... Graeber’s book is not just thought-provoking, but also exceedingly timely.'—Gillian Tett, FINANCIAL TIMES (London)'Remarkable.'—Giles Fraser, BBC RADIO 4'Terrific... In the best anthropological tradition, he helps us reset our everyday ideas by exploring history and other civilizations, then boomeranging back to render our own world strange, and more open to change.'—Raj Patel, THE GLOBE AND MAIL'An amazing debut – conversational, pugnacious, propulsive'—TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION (UK)'Graeber's book has forced me to completely reevaluate my position on human economics, its history, and its branches of thought. A Marxism without Graeber's anthropology is beginning to feel meaningless to me.'—Charles Mudede, THE STRANGER'The world of borrowing needs a little demystification, and David Graeber's Debt is a good start.'—THE L MAGAZINE'Controversial and thought-provoking, an excellent book.'—BOOKLIST'This timely and accessible book would appeal to any reader interested in the past and present culture surrounding debt, as well as broad-minded economists.'—LIBRARY JOURNALPraise for David Graeber“I consider him the best anthropological theorist of his generation from anywhere in the world.”—Maurice Bloch, Professor of Anthropology at the London School of Economics 'A brilliant, deeply original political thinker.'—Rebecca Solnit, author of A Paradise Built in Hell“If anthropology consists of making the apparently wild thought of others logically compelling in their own cultural settings and intellectually revealing of the human condition, then David Graeber is the consummate anthropologist. Not only does he accomplish this profound feat, he redoubles it by the critical task—now more urgent than ever—of making the possibilities of other people’s worlds the basis for understanding our own.” —Marshall Sahlins, Charles F. Grey Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and of Social Sciences at the University of Chicago Read more About the Author David Graeber teaches anthropology at the London School of Economics. He has written for Harper’s, The Nation, Mute, and The New Left Review. In 2006, he delivered the Malinowski Memorial Lecture at the London School of Economics, an annual talk that honors “outstanding anthropologists who have fundamentally shaped the study of culture.” One of the original organizers of Occupy Wall Street, Graeber has been called an “anti-leader of the movement” by Bloomberg Businessweek. The Atlantic wrote that he “has come to represent the Occupy Wall Street message...expressing the group’s theory, and its founding principles, in a way that truly elucidated some of the things people have questioned about it.” Read more

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When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management

Pdf Money When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management

Pdf:When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management.Review “A riveting account that reaches beyond the market landscape to say something universal about risk and triumph, about hubris and failure.”—The New York Times“[Roger] Lowenstein has written a squalid and fascinating tale of world-class greed and, above all, hubris.”—Business Week“Compelling . . . The fund was long cloaked in secrecy, making the story of its rise . . . and its ultimate destruction that much more fascinating.”—The Washington Post   “Story-telling journalism at its best.”—The Economist Read more From the Inside Flap John Meriwether, a famously successful Wall Street trader, spent the 1980s as a partner at Salomon Brothers, establishing the best--and the brainiest--bond arbitrage group in the world. A mysterious and shy midwesterner, he knitted together a group of Ph.D.-certified arbitrageurs who rewarded him with filial devotion and fabulous profits. Then, in 1991, in the wake of a scandal involving one of his traders, Meriwether abruptly resigned. For two years, his fiercely loyal team--convinced that the chief had been unfairly victimized--plotted their boss's return. Then, in 1993, Meriwether made a historic offer. He gathered together his former disciples and a handful of supereconomists from academia and proposed that they become partners in a new hedge fund different from any Wall Street had ever seen. And so Long-Term Capital Management was born. In a decade that had seen the longest and most rewarding bull market in history, hedge funds were the ne plus ultra of investments: discreet, private clubs limited to those rich enough to pony up millions. They promised that the investors' money would be placed in a variety of trades simultaneously--a 'hedging' strategy designed to minimize the possibility of loss. At Long-Term, Meriwether & Co. truly believed that their finely tuned computer models had tamed the genie of risk, and would allow them to bet on the future with near mathematical certainty. And thanks to their cast--which included a pair of future Nobel Prize winners--investors believed them. From the moment Long-Term opened their offices in posh Greenwich, Connecticut, miles from the pandemonium of Wall Street, it was clear that this would be a hedge fund apart from all others.Though they viewed the big Wall Street investment banks with disdain, so great was Long-Term's aura that these very banks lined up to provide the firm with financing, and on the very sweetest of terms. So self-certain were Long-Term's traders that they borrowed with little concern about the leverage. At first, Long-Term's models stayed on script, and this new gold standard in hedge funds boasted such incredible returns that private investors and even central banks clamored to invest more money. It seemed the geniuses in Greenwich couldn't lose. Four years later, when a default in Russia set off a global storm that Long-Term's models hadn't anticipated, its supposedly safe portfolios imploded. In five weeks, the professors went from mega-rich geniuses to discredited failures. With the firm about to go under, its staggering $100 billion balance sheet threatened to drag down markets around the world. At the eleventh hour, fearing that the financial system of the world was in peril, the Federal Reserve Bank hastily summoned Wall Street's leading banks to underwrite a bailout. Roger Lowenstein, the bestselling author of Buffett, captures Long-Term's roller-coaster ride in gripping detail. Drawing on confidential internal memos and interviews with dozens of key players, Lowenstein crafts a story that reads like a first-rate thriller from beginning to end. He explains not just how the fund made and lost its money, but what it was about the personalities of Long-Term's partners, the arrogance of their mathematical certainties, and the late-nineties culture of Wall Street that made it all possible. When Genius Failed is the cautionary financial tale of our time, the gripping saga ofwhat happened when an elite group of investors believed they could actually deconstruct risk and use virtually limitless leverage to create limitless wealth. In Roger Lowenstein's hands, it is a brilliant tale peppered with fast money, vivid characters, and high drama. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Debt - Updated and Expanded: The First 5,000 Years

Pdf Money Debt - Updated and Expanded: The First 5,000 Years

Pdf:Debt - Updated and Expanded: The First 5,000 Years.Now in audio, the updated and expanded edition: David Graeber's "fresh...fascinating...thought-provoking...and exceedingly timely" (Financial Times) history of debt. Here, anthropologist David Graeber presents a stunning reversal of conventional wisdom: He shows that before there was money, there was debt. For more than 5,000 years, since the beginnings of the first agrarian empires, humans have used elaborate credit systems to buy and sell goods - that is, long before the invention of coins or cash. It is in this era, Graeber argues, that we also first encounter a society divided into debtors and creditors. Graeber shows that arguments about debt and debt forgiveness have been at the center of political debates from Italy to China, as well as sparking innumerable insurrections. He also brilliantly demonstrates that the language of the ancient works of law and religion (words like "guilt", "sin", and "redemption") derive in large part from ancient debates about debt, and shape even our most basic ideas of right and wrong. We are still fighting these battles today without knowing it.

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The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google

Pdf Money The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google

Pdf:The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google.NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER USA TODAY BESTSELLERAmazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google are the four most influential companies on the planet. Just about everyone thinks they know how they got there. Just about everyone is wrong. For all that’s been written about the Four over the last two decades, no one has captured their power and staggering success as insightfully as Scott Galloway. Instead of buying the myths these compa­nies broadcast, Galloway asks fundamental questions. How did the Four infiltrate our lives so completely that they’re almost impossible to avoid (or boycott)? Why does the stock market forgive them for sins that would destroy other firms? And as they race to become the world’s first trillion-dollar company, can anyone chal­lenge them? In the same irreverent style that has made him one of the world’s most celebrated business professors, Galloway deconstructs the strategies of the Four that lurk beneath their shiny veneers. He shows how they manipulate the fundamental emotional needs that have driven us since our ancestors lived in caves, at a speed and scope others can’t match. And he reveals how you can apply the lessons of their ascent to your own business or career. Whether you want to compete with them, do business with them, or simply live in the world they dominate, you need to understand the Four.

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Naked Economics: Undressing the Dismal Science (Fully Revised and Updated)

Pdf Money Naked Economics: Undressing the Dismal Science (Fully Revised and Updated)

Pdf:Naked Economics: Undressing the Dismal Science (Fully Revised and Updated).Review “I recommend this book to anyone who wants to gain an understanding of basic economics with little pain and much pleasure.” - Gary Becker, 1992 Nobel Prize winner in Economics“Bravo, Charles Wheelan, for doing the impossible: making the study of economics fascinating, comprehensible, and laugh-out-loud funny.” - Deborah Copaken Kogan, author of Shutterbabe: Adventures in Love and War“Translates the arcane and often inscrutable jargon of the professional economist into language accessible to the inquiring but frustrated layman. . . . Clear, concise, informative, [and] witty.” - Chicago Tribune Read more About the Author Charles Wheelan is the author of the best-selling Naked Statistics and Naked Economics and is a former correspondent for The Economist. He teaches public policy and economics at Dartmouth College and lives in Hanover, New Hampshire, with his family.Burton G. Malkiel is the Chemical Bank Chairman's Professor of Economics Emeritus at Princeton University. He is a former member of the Council of Economic Advisers, dean of the Yale School of Management, and has served on the boards of several major corporations, including Vanguard and Prudential Financial. He is the chief investment officer of Wealthfront. Read more

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The Global Economy as You've Never Seen It: 99 Ingenious Infographics That Put It All Together

Pdf Money The Global Economy as You've Never Seen It: 99 Ingenious Infographics That Put It All Together

Pdf:The Global Economy as You've Never Seen It: 99 Ingenious Infographics That Put It All Together.Review 2019 Axiom Business Book Award—Economics Gold Medalist “An incredible, atlas-like work on a topic many find daunting. Using infographics to outstanding effect, [Ramge and Schwochow] explore the global economy and discuss how economics connect everyone around the globe. . . . Superb.”—Library Journal starred review “Gloriously big, both in format and scope. Fit for coffee-table display, it's so much more, breaking down the national and global economy with clever, colorful and illuminating infographics—something we all could use in today's world of vague headlines and often contradictory economic news.”—Shelf Awareness “Economics can be fun!. . A good choice for readers who want to leisurely digest complex economic issues.”—Booklist “An economic atlas for those who want to explore the complex world of economics and its protagonists.”—The Standard “Opulent, fact-rich eye candy.”—Management Journal “Vivid.”—Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen “A book that shows what business really is: full of colorful life. . . .Some graphics are so successful they ought to be hung in the living room.”—Handelsblatt Read more About the Author Thomas Ramge, author of The Global Economy as You’ve Never Seen It, writes for The Economist and is the technology correspondent of the German business magazine brand eins. He’s the author of 12 nonfiction books, for which he’s received numerous awards including the 2018 getAbstract International Book Award. He lives in Berlin.Jan Schwochow, an infographic specialist, was the art director of Stern magazine’s infographics and today is the founder and CEO of the Infographics Group, which has received numerous awards. He’s the author of the bestsellers Understanding Germany and the 100 + 1 Facts series. Read more

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Business Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall Street

Pdf Money Business Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall Street

Pdf:Business Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall Street.From Wall Street to Main Street, John Brooks, longtime contributor to the New Yorker, brings to life in vivid fashion 12 classic and timeless tales of corporate and financial life in America What do the $350 million Ford Motor Company disaster known as the Edsel, the fast and incredible rise of Xerox, and the unbelievable scandals at General Electric and Texas Gulf Sulphur have in common? Each is an example of how an iconic company was defined by a particular moment of fame or notoriety; these notable and fascinating accounts are as relevant today to understanding the intricacies of corporate life as they were when the events happened. Stories about Wall Street are infused with drama and adventure and reveal the machinations and volatile nature of the world of finance. John Brooks' insightful reportage is so full of personality and critical detail that whether he is looking at the astounding market crash of 1962, the collapse of a well-known brokerage firm, or the bold attempt by American bankers to save the British pound, one gets the sense that history repeats itself. Five additional stories on equally fascinating subjects round out this wonderful collection that will both entertain and inform listeners... Business Adventures is truly financial journalism at its liveliest and best.

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When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management

Pdf Money When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management

Pdf:When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management.John Meriwether, a famously successful Wall Street trader, spent the 1980s as a partner at Salomon Brothers, establishing the best - and the brainiest - bond arbitrage group in the world. In 1991, in the wake of a scandal involving one of his traders, Meriwether abruptly resigned. For two years, his fiercely loyal team - convinced that the chief had been unfairly victimized - plotted their boss' return. In 1993, Meriwether gathered together his former disciples and a handful of supereconomists and proposed that they become partners in a new hedge fund different from any Wall Street had ever seen. And so Long-Term Capital Management was born. Meriwether & Co. truly believed that their finely tuned computer models had tamed the genie of risk, and would allow them to bet on the future with near mathematical certainty. Thanks to their cast - which included a pair of future Nobel Prize winners - investors believed them. Four years later, when a default in Russia set off a global storm that Long-Term's models hadn't anticipated, its supposedly safe portfolios imploded. In five weeks, the professors went from mega-rich geniuses to discredited failures. The firm's staggering $100 billion balance sheet threatened to drag down markets around the world. At the eleventh hour, fearing that the financial system of the world was in peril, the Federal Reserve hastily summoned Wall Street's leading banks to underwrite a bailout. Best selling author Roger Lowenstein captures Long-Term's roller-coaster ride in gripping detail. Drawing on confidential internal memos and interviews with dozens of key players, Lowenstein crafts a story that reads like a first-rate thriller from beginning to end. He explains not just how the fund made and lost its money, but what it was about the personalities of Long-Term's partners, the arrogance of their mathematical certainties, and the late-90s culture of Wall Street that made it all possible.

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The Myth of Capitalism: Monopolies and the Death of Competition

Pdf Money The Myth of Capitalism: Monopolies and the Death of Competition

Pdf:The Myth of Capitalism: Monopolies and the Death of Competition.The Myth of Capitalism tells the story of how America has gone from an open, competitive marketplace to an economy where a few very powerful companies dominate key industries that affect our daily lives. Digital monopolies like Google, Facebook and Amazon act as gatekeepers to the digital world. Amazon is capturing almost all online shopping dollars. We have the illusion of choice, but for most critical decisions, we have only one or two companies, when it comes to high speed Internet, health insurance, medical care, mortgage title insurance, social networks, Internet searches, or even consumer goods like toothpaste. Every day, the average American transfers a little of their pay check to monopolists and oligopolists. The solution is vigorous anti-trust enforcement to return America to a period where competition created higher economic growth, more jobs, higher wages and a level playing field for all. The Myth of Capitalism is the story of industrial concentration, but it matters to everyone, because the stakes could not be higher. It tackles the big questions of: why is the US becoming a more unequal society, why is economic growth anemic despite trillions of dollars of federal debt and money printing, why the number of start-ups has declined, and why are workers losing out.

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

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Pdf:One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.Review 'A work of genuine literary merit . . . What Mr. Kesey has done in his unusual novel is to transform the plight of a ward of inmates in a mental hospital into a glittering parable of good and evil.'--The New York Times Book Review'[A] brilliant first novel . . . a strong, warm story about the nature of human good and evil . . . Keysey has made his book a roar of protest against middlebrow society's Rules and the invisible Rulers who enforce them.'--Time'The final triumph of these men at the cost of a terrifying sacrifice should send chills down any reader's back. . . . This novel's scenes have the liveliness of a motion picture.'--The Washington Post'An outstanding book . . . [Kesey's] characters are original and real. . . . This is a tirade against the increasing controls over man and his mind, yet the author never gets on a soap box. Nor does he forget that there is a thin line between tragedy and comedy.'--Houston Chronicle  Read more About the Author Ken Kesey was born in 1935 and grew up in Oregon. His books include Sometimes a Great Notion, Kesey's Garage Sale, Demon Box, Sailor Song, and Last Go Round (with Ken Babbs). He passed away on November 10, 2001. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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SuperFreakonomics

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Pdf:SuperFreakonomics.Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance The New York Times best-selling Freakonomics was a worldwide sensation, selling more than four million copies in 35 languages and changing the way we look at the world. Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner return with Superfreakonomics, and fans and newcomers alike will find that the freakquel is even bolder, funnier, and more surprising than the first. SuperFreakonomics challenges the way we think all over again, exploring the hidden side of everything with such questions as: How is a street prostitute like a department-store Santa? What do hurricanes, heart attacks, and highway deaths have in common? Can eating kangaroo save the planet? Levitt and Dubner mix smart thinking and great storytelling like no one else. By examining how people respond to incentives, they show the world for what it really is: good, bad, ugly, and, in the final analysis, super freaky. Freakonomics has been imitated many times over - but only now, with SuperFreakonomics, has it met its match.

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

Pdf Money The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

Pdf:The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change.#1 Amazon Best Seller! — Wall Street Journal Best Seller! — Infographics EditionWhat are the habits of successful people? The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has captivated readers for 25 years. It has transformed the lives of Presidents and CEOs, educators, parents, and students—in short, millions of people of all ages and occupations have benefited from Dr. Covey's 7 Habits book. And, it can transform you.Infographics Edition: Stephen Covey’s cherished classic commemorates the timeless wisdom and power of the 7 Habits book, and does it in a highly readable and understandable, infographics format.This 7 Habits book guides you through each habit step-by-step:Habit 1: Be ProactiveHabit 2: Begin With The End In MindHabit 3: Put First Things FirstHabit 4: Think Win-WinHabit 5: Seek First To Understand Then Be UnderstoodHabit 6: SynergizeHabit 7: Sharpen The SawDr. Covey's 7 Habits book is one of the most inspiring and impactful books ever written. Now you can enjoy and learn critical lessons about the habits of successful people that will enrich your life's experience. And, it's in an inforgraphics format that makes it easy for you to learn and apply Dr. Covey's habits of successful people.

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Never Split the Difference: Negotiating as if Your Life Depended on It

Pdf Money Never Split the Difference: Negotiating as if Your Life Depended on It

Pdf:Never Split the Difference: Negotiating as if Your Life Depended on It.A former international hostage negotiator for the FBI offers a new field-tested approach to high-stakes negotiations - whether in the boardroom or at home. After a stint policing the rough streets of Kansas City, Missouri, Chris Voss joined the FBI, where his career as a hostage negotiator brought him face-to-face with a range of criminals, including bank robbers and terrorists. Reaching the pinnacle of his profession, he became the FBI's lead international kidnapping negotiator. Never Split the Difference takes you inside the world of high-stakes negotiations and into Voss' head, revealing the skills that helped him and his colleagues succeed where it mattered most: in saving lives. In this practical guide, he shares the nine effective principles - counterintuitive tactics and strategies - you, too, can use to become more persuasive in both your professional and personal lives. Life is a series of negotiations you should be prepared for: buying a car, negotiating a salary, buying a home, renegotiating rent, deliberating with your partner. Taking emotional intelligence and intuition to the next level, Never Split the Difference gives you the competitive edge in any discussion.

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How to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck (2nd Edition): A proven path to money mastery in only 15 minutes a week! (Simple Personal Finance Books) (Smart Money Blueprint)

Pdf Money How to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck (2nd Edition): A proven path to money mastery in only 15 minutes a week! (Simple Personal Finance Books) (Smart Money Blueprint)

Pdf:How to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck (2nd Edition): A proven path to money mastery in only 15 minutes a week! (Simple Personal Finance Books) (Smart Money Blueprint).In this timeless bestseller, you'll get the motivation and know-how for building up a big stash of emergency cash, getting out of debt, making sure you never run out of money, and avoiding the 11 worst budget traps (that'll ruin your financial plans if you let them!)Find out the most important things that you can do to take control of your money and pay off debt. Get the budget how-to, tools, and knowledge you need to finally get ahead. You'll learn a complete budget system that works for beginners and takes only 15 minutes per week to maintain.This is a straightforward budget planning method that will completely transform your finances, and eliminate your money worries once and for all.You will also be given free lifetime access to the (digital) Money Tracker, a simple tool that makes budget planning quick and easy.What's new in the second edition:A brand new chapter has been added on the topic of money and happiness which is key to getting past money blocks that could be contributing to your paycheck-to-paycheck cycle, plus a few minor adjustments were made to the original manuscript.This is one of the budgeting books you NEED in your library. Buy NOW, learn how to make a budget that actually works, and transform your financial life forever!

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The Miracle Morning: The Not-So-Obvious Secret Guaranteed to Transform Your Life (Before 8AM)

Pdf Money The Miracle Morning: The Not-So-Obvious Secret Guaranteed to Transform Your Life (Before 8AM)

Pdf:The Miracle Morning: The Not-So-Obvious Secret Guaranteed to Transform Your Life (Before 8AM).“Hal Elrod is a genius and his book The Miracle Morning has been magical in my life. What Hal has done is taken the best practices, developed over centuries of human consciousness development, and condensed the 'best of the best' into a daily morning ritual. A ritual that is now part of my day.” —Robert Kiyosaki, bestselling author of Rich Dad Poor Dad What's being widely regarded as "one of the most life changing books ever written" may be the simplest approach to achieving everything you've ever wanted, and faster than you ever thought possible.What if you could wake up tomorrow and any—or EVERY—area of your life was beginning to transform? What would you change? The Miracle Morning is already transforming the lives of tens of thousands of people around the world by showing them how to wake up each day with more ENERGY, MOTIVATION, and FOCUS to take your life to the next level. It’s been right here in front of us all along, but this book has finally brought it to life.Are you ready? The next chapter of YOUR life—the most extraordinary life you've ever imagined—is about to begin. Buy the book and WAKE UP to your full potential!

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Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

Pdf Money Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

Pdf:Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup.*A national best seller*One of the Best Books of 2018: NPR, New York Times Book Review, Inc., TIME, Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post   The McKinsey Business Book of the Year "The story is even crazier than I expected, and I found myself unable to put it down once I started. This book has everything: elaborate scams, corporate intrigue, magazine cover stories, ruined family relationships, and the demise of a company once valued at nearly $10 billion." (Bill Gates)The full inside story of the breathtaking rise and shocking collapse of Theranos, the multibillion-dollar biotech startup, by the prize-winning journalist who first broke the story and pursued it to the end, despite pressure from its charismatic CEO and threats by her lawyers.In 2014, Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes was widely seen as the female Steve Jobs: a brilliant Stanford dropout whose startup "unicorn" promised to revolutionize the medical industry with a machine that would make blood testing significantly faster and easier. Backed by investors such as Larry Ellison and Tim Draper, Theranos sold shares in a fundraising round that valued the company at more than $9 billion, putting Holmes' worth at an estimated $4.7 billion. There was just one problem: The technology didn't work.A riveting story of the biggest corporate fraud since Enron, a tale of ambition and hubris set amid the bold promises of Silicon Valley.

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Girl, Stop Apologizing: A Shame-Free Plan for Embracing and Achieving Your Goals

Pdf Money Girl, Stop Apologizing: A Shame-Free Plan for Embracing and Achieving Your Goals

Pdf:Girl, Stop Apologizing: A Shame-Free Plan for Embracing and Achieving Your Goals.About the Author Rachel Hollis is a #1 New York Times and #1 USA Today bestselling author, a top business podcaster, and one of the most sought-after motivational speakers in the world. As a bestselling author and wildly successful lifestyle influencer, she has built a global social media fanbase in the millions. She’s a proud working mama of four and a big fan of the small town in Texas hill country that the Hollis family calls home. Hang out with her on Instagram (her favorite social!) @MsRachelHollis. To find out more about ALL the things, head to TheHollisCo.com.   Read more

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Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.

Pdf Money Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.

Pdf:Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts..Number-one New York Times best-seller.Brené Brown has taught us what it means to dare greatly, rise strong, and brave the wilderness. Now, based on new research conducted with leaders, change makers, and culture shifters, she's showing us how to put those ideas into practice so we can step up and lead. Named one of the best books of the year by Bloomberg.Leadership is not about titles, status, and wielding power. A leader is anyone who takes responsibility for recognizing the potential in people and ideas and has the courage to develop that potential.  When we dare to lead, we don't pretend to have the right answers; we stay curious and ask the right questions. We don't see power as finite and hoard it; we know that power becomes infinite when we share it with others. We don't avoid difficult conversations and situations; we lean into vulnerability when it's necessary to do good work.  But daring leadership in a culture that's defined by scarcity, fear, and uncertainty requires skill-building around traits that are deeply and uniquely human. The irony is that we're choosing not to invest in developing the hearts and minds of leaders at the exact same time as we're scrambling to figure out what we have to offer that machines and AI can't do better and faster. What can we do better? Empathy, connection, and courage, to start.  Brené Brown has spent the past two decades studying the emotions and experiences that give meaning to our lives, and the past seven years working with transformative leaders and teams spanning the globe. She found that leaders in organizations ranging from small entrepreneurial startups and family-owned businesses to nonprofits, civic organizations, and Fortune 50 companies all ask the same question:  How do you cultivate braver, more daring leaders, and how do you embed the value of courage in your culture? In this new audiobook, Brown uses research, stories, and examples to answer these questions in the no-BS style that millions have come to expect and love. Brown writes, "One of the most important findings of my career is that daring leadership is a collection of four skill sets that are 100 percent teachable, observable, and measurable. It's learning and unlearning that requires brave work, tough conversations, and showing up with your whole heart. Easy? No. Because choosing courage over comfort is not always our default. Worth it? Always. We want to be brave with our lives and our work. It's why we're here."Whether you've read Daring Greatly and Rising Strong or you're new to Brené Brown's work, this audiobook is for anyone who wants to step up and into brave leadership.

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Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

Pdf Money Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

Pdf:Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup.***A National Bestseller***One of the Best Books of 2018: NPR • New York Times Book Review, Inc. • TIME • Wall Street Journal • Washington Post • The McKinsey Business Book of the Year"The story is even crazier than I expected, and I found myself unable to put it down once I started. This book has everything: elaborate scams, corporate intrigue, magazine cover stories, ruined family relationships, and the demise of a company once valued at nearly $10 billion." --Bill GatesThe full inside story of the breathtaking rise and shocking collapse of Theranos, the multibillion-dollar biotech startup, by the prize-winning journalist who first broke the story and pursued it to the end, despite pressure from its charismatic CEO and threats by her lawyers.In 2014, Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes was widely seen as the female Steve Jobs: a brilliant Stanford dropout whose startup "unicorn" promised to revolutionize the medical industry with a machine that would make blood testing significantly faster and easier. Backed by investors such as Larry Ellison and Tim Draper, Theranos sold shares in a fundraising round that valued the company at more than $9 billion, putting Holmes's worth at an estimated $4.7 billion. There was just one problem: The technology didn't work.A riveting story of the biggest corporate fraud since Enron, a tale of ambition and hubris set amid the bold promises of Silicon Valley.  

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

Pdf Money The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

Pdf:The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change.Stephen R. Covey's book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, has been a top seller for the simple reason that it ignores trends and pop psychology for proven principles of fairness, integrity, honesty, and human dignity. Celebrating its 15th year of helping people solve personal and professional problems, this special anniversary edition includes a new foreword and afterword written by Covey that explore whether the 7 Habits are still relevant and answer some of the most common questions he has received over the past 15 years. This audio edition is the first ever unabridged recording of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.

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To-Do List Formula: A Stress-Free Guide To Creating To-Do Lists That Work!

Pdf Money To-Do List Formula: A Stress-Free Guide To Creating To-Do Lists That Work!

Pdf:To-Do List Formula: A Stress-Free Guide To Creating To-Do Lists That Work!.Finally! Discover How To Create To-Do Lists That Work!Do you feel frustrated because you can't seem to finish every item on your daily to-do lists? Do you feel discouraged because you're not effectively managing your workload and responsibilities at your office and home?If so, it's not your fault. Millions of people are using to-do lists that set them up for failure. No matter how hard they work, they're left with a laundry list of unfinished tasks at the end of each day.You can probably relate from experience. If you're creating to-do lists like most people, your lists are almost certainly failing to do their job. You're probably feeling aggravated and dispirited as a result.The good news is that there's a simple solution. It's a matter of using an approach specifically designed to help you organize, manage, and address every task and responsibility on your plate in a timely fashion.This approach is detailed in To-Do List Formula: A Stress-Free Guide To Creating To-Do Lists That Work! It's the only guide you'll ever need to create an effective personal task management system.To-Do Lists And Personal Task Management Made Simple!In To-Do List Formula, you'll discover:8 Reasons You're Failing To Get Through Your Daily To-Do ListsThe 10 Most Popular To-Do List Systems (And Why They're Flawed)Step-By-Step Instructions For Creating The Perfect To-Do ListHow To Keep Your To-Do List System Running SmoothlyThe Pros And Cons Of Paper Vs. Online To-Do ListsHow Your To-Do Lists And Calendar Work TogetherThat's a bird's-eye view of what you'll find in To-Do List Formula: A Stress-Free Guide To Creating To-Do Lists That Work! Click the cover image above to view the entire table of contents. This fast-moving guide is organized so you can easily jump back and forth to the sections that interest you in the moment.If you're tired of creating to-do lists that constantly disappoint you, now's the time to make a positive change. Learn the correct strategy and enjoy increased productivity, less stress, and more free time in the process.Click the "Buy Now" button at the top of this page to grab your copy of To-Do List Formula today!

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Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

Pdf Money Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

Pdf:Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup.Amazon.com Review In Bad Blood, the Wall Street Journal’s John Carreyrou takes us through the step-by-step history of Theranos, a Silicon Valley startup that became almost mythical, in no small part due to its young, charismatic founder Elizabeth Holmes. In fact, Theranos was mythical for a different reason, because the technological promise it was founded upon—that vital health information could be gleaned from a small drop of blood using handheld devices—was a lie. Carreyrou tracks the experiences of former employees to craft the fascinating story of a company run under a strict code of secrecy, a place where leadership was constantly throwing up smoke screens and making promises that it could not keep. Meanwhile, investors kept pouring in money, turning Elizabeth Holmes into a temporary billionaire. As companies like Walgreens and Safeway strike deals with Theranos, and as even the army tries to get in on the Theranos promise (there’s a brief cameo by James “Mad Dog” Mattis), the plot thickens and the proverbial noose grows tighter. Although I knew how the story ended, I found myself reading this book compulsively. – Chris Schluep Read more Review '[A] chilling, third-person narrative of how Holmes came up with a fantastic idea that made her, for a while, the most successful woman entrepreneur in Silicon valley… Prizewinning Wall Street Journal reporter John Carreyrou tells [this story] virtually to perfection… [His] description of Holmes as a manic leader who turned coolly hostile when challenged is ripe material for a psychologist… His recounting of his efforts to track down sources—many of whom were being intimidated by Theranos’s bullying lawyer, David Boies—reads like a West Coast version of All the President's Men.'—Roger Lowenstein, The New York Times Book Review'You will not want to put this riveting, masterfully reported book down. No matter how bad you think the Theranos story was, you'll learn that the reality was actually far worse.'—Bethany McLean, bestselling coauthor of The Smartest Guys in the Room and All the Devils Are Here'Carreyrou blends lucid descriptions of Theranos’s technology and its failures with a vivid portrait of its toxic culture and its supporters’ delusional boosterism. The result is a bracing cautionary tale about visionary entrepreneurship gone very wrong.'—Publishers Weekly (Starred)'Eye-opening... A vivid, cinematic portrayal of serpentine Silicon Valley corruption... A deep investigative report on the sensationalistic downfall of multibillion-dollar Silicon Valley biotech startup Theranos. Basing his findings on hundreds of interviews with people inside and outside the company, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning Wall Street Journal reporter Carreyrou rigorously examines the seamy details behind the demise of Theranos and its creator, Elizabeth Holmes… [Carreyrou] brilliantly captures the interpersonal melodrama, hidden agendas, gross misrepresentations, nepotism, and a host of delusions and lies that further fractured the company’s reputation and halted its rise.'—Kirkus'A great and at times almost unbelievable story of scandalous fraud, surveillance, and legal intimidation at the highest levels of American corporate power. . . . The story of Theranos may be the biggest case of corporate fraud since Enron. But it’s also the story of how a lot of powerful men were fooled by a remarkably brazen liar.' —Yashar Ali, New York Magazine'In Bad Blood, acclaimed investigative journalist John Carreyrou, who broke the story in 2015, presents comprehensive evidence of the fraud perpetrated by Theranos chief executive Elizabeth Holmes... He unveils many dark secrets of Theranos that have not previously been laid bare…  The combination of these brave whistle-blowers, and a tenacious journalist who interviewed 150 people (including 60 former employees) makes for a veritable page-turner.' —Eric Topol, Nature'Engrossing… Bad Blood boasts movie-scene detail… Theranos, Carreyrou writes, was a revolving door, as Holmes and Balwani fired anyone who voiced even tentative doubts… What’s frightening is how easy it is to imagine a different outcome, one in which the company’s blood-testing devices continued to proliferate. That the story played out as it did is a testament to the many individuals who spoke up, at great personal risk.' —Jennifer Couzin-Frankel, Science'Crime thriller authors have nothing on Carreyrou's exquisite sense of suspenseful pacing and multifaceted character development in this riveting, read-in-one-sitting tour de force.... Carreyrou's commitment to unraveling Holmes' crimes was literally of life-saving value.'—Booklist (Starred Review) Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Manage Your Day-to-Day: Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus, and Sharpen Your Creative Mind (99U)

Pdf Money Manage Your Day-to-Day: Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus, and Sharpen Your Creative Mind (99U)

Pdf:Manage Your Day-to-Day: Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus, and Sharpen Your Creative Mind (99U).Stop doing busywork. Start doing your best work.Are you over-extended, over-distracted, and overwhelmed? Do you work at a breakneck pace all day, only to find that you haven’t accomplished the most important things on your agenda when you leave the office?The world has changed and the way we work has to change, too. With wisdom from 20 leading creative minds, Manage Your Day-to-Day will give you a toolkit for tackling the new challenges of a 24/7, always-on workplace.Featuring contributions from: Dan Ariely, Leo Babauta, Scott Belsky, Lori Deschene, Aaron Dignan, Erin Rooney Doland, Seth Godin, Todd Henry, Christian Jarrett, Scott McDowell, Mark McGuinness, Cal Newport, Steven Pressfield, Gretchen Rubin, Stefan Sagmeister, Elizabeth G. Saunders, Tony Schwartz, Tiffany Shlain, Linda Stone, and James Victore. Plus, a foreword from Behance founder and CEO, Scott Belsky.

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The Self-Discipline Blueprint: A Simple Guide to Beat Procrastination, Achieve Your Goals, and Get the Life You Want

Pdf Money The Self-Discipline Blueprint: A Simple Guide to Beat Procrastination, Achieve Your Goals, and Get the Life You Want

Pdf:The Self-Discipline Blueprint: A Simple Guide to Beat Procrastination, Achieve Your Goals, and Get the Life You Want.Achieve Anything You Set Your Mind To Without Feeling Overworked and Overwhelmed.What if a few simple habits and strategies could help you stop putting things off and start getting things done? What if you kept every promise you made to yourself? What if you could enjoy guilt-free leisure at the end of each day?Certified mental trainer, Patrik Edblad, has helped hundreds of coaching clients and thousands of readers beat procrastination and achieve their goals. In this book, he lays out the complete step-by-step guide to developing relentless self-discipline. You’ll discover:The four fundamental ”keystone habits” of self-disciplineHow to change your mindset to cultivate successHow to establish your mission in life using The Hedgehog ConceptHow to find your unique ”why” using The Golden CircleHow to get laser-focused on the right things by defining your Circle of CompetenceHow to biologically reshape your mind and body for success by creating a Winner EffectSeveral research-backed strategies to radically transform your behaviorBONUS: The Self-Discipline Blueprint Workbook — A FREE complimentary resource you can use to easily put everything you learn into immediate actionClick the Buy Now button at the top of this page and start building your self-discipline today!

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Rich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money - That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!

Pdf Money Rich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money - That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!

Pdf:Rich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money - That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!.Rich Dad Poor Dad will.... Explode the myth that you need to earn a high income to become rich Challenge the belief that your house is an asset Show parents why they can't rely on the school system to teach their kids about money Define once and for all an asset and a liability Teach you what to teach your kids about money for their future financial success Robert Kiyosaki has challenged and changed the way tens of millions of people around the world think about money. With perspectives that often contradict conventional wisdom, Robert has earned a reputation for straight talk, irreverence, and courage. He is regarded worldwide as a passionate advocate for financial education. "The main reason people struggle financially is because they have spent years in school but learned nothing about money. The result is that people learn to work for money... but never learn to have money work for them." -Robert Kiyosaki Rich Dad Poor Dad - The #1 Personal Finance Book of All Time!

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Friend of a Friend . . .: Understanding the Hidden Networks That Can Transform Your Life and Your Career

Pdf Money Friend of a Friend . . .: Understanding the Hidden Networks That Can Transform Your Life and Your Career

Pdf:Friend of a Friend . . .: Understanding the Hidden Networks That Can Transform Your Life and Your Career.What if all the advice we’ve heard about networking is wrong?   What if the best way to grow your network isn’t by introducing yourself to  strangers at cocktail parties, handing out business cards, or signing up for the latest online tool, but by developing a better understanding of the existing network that’s already around you?      We know that it’s essential to reach out and build a network. But did you know that it’s actually your distant or former contacts who will be the most helpful to you? Or that many of our best efforts at meeting new people simply serve up the same old opportunities we already have?      In this  startling new look at the art and science of networking, business school professor David Burkus digs deep to find the unexpected secrets that reveal the best ways to grow your career.      Based on entertaining case studies and scientific research, this practical and revelatory guide shares what the best networkers really do. Forget the outdated advice you’ve already heard. Learn how to make use of the hidden networks you already have.  

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The Laws of Human Nature

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Pdf:The Laws of Human Nature.From the number-one New York Times best-selling author of The 48 Laws of Power comes the definitive new audiobook on decoding the behavior of the people around you.Robert Greene is a master guide for millions of listeners, distilling ancient wisdom and philosophy into essential texts for seekers of power, understanding, and mastery. Now he turns to the most important subject of all - understanding people's drives and motivations, even when they are unconscious of them themselves.  We are social animals. Our very lives depend on our relationships with people. Knowing why people do what they do is the most important tool we can possess, without which our other talents can only take us so far. Drawing from the ideas and examples of Pericles, Queen Elizabeth I, Martin Luther King Jr, and many others, Greene teaches us how to detach ourselves from our own emotions and master self-control, how to develop the empathy that leads to insight, how to look behind people's masks, and how to resist conformity to develop your singular sense of purpose. Whether at work, in relationships, or in shaping the world around you, The Laws of Human Nature offers brilliant tactics for success, self-improvement, and self-defense.

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The Myth of the Nice Girl: Achieving a Career You Love Without Becoming a Person You Hate

Pdf Money The Myth of the Nice Girl: Achieving a Career You Love Without Becoming a Person You Hate

Pdf:The Myth of the Nice Girl: Achieving a Career You Love Without Becoming a Person You Hate.An Amazon Best Business Book of 2018 Selected by Audible as the Best Business Book of 2018 Named “Best New Book” by People Magazine and Refinery29Named a Most Anticipated Title of April 2018 by Bustle and LevoA [email protected] “Boss Moves Book Club” pick A candid guide for ambitious women who want to succeed without losing themselves in the process In THE MYTH OF THE NICE GIRL, Fran Hauser deconstructs the negative perception of "niceness" that many women struggle with in the business world. If women are nice, they are seen as weak and ineffective, but if they are tough, they are labeled a bitch. Hauser proves that women don’t have to sacrifice their values or hide their authentic personalities to be successful. Sharing a wealth of personal anecdotes and time-tested strategies, she shows women how to reclaim “nice” and sidestep regressive stereotypes about what a strong leader looks like. Her accessible advice and hard-won wisdom detail how to balance being empathetic with being decisive, how to rise above the double standards that can box you in, how to cultivate authentic confidence that projects throughout a room, and much more. THE MYTH OF THE NICE GIRL is a refreshing dose of forward-looking feminism that will resonate with smart, professional women who know what they want and are looking for real advice to take their career to the next level without losing themselves in the process.

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Thinking, Fast and Slow

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Pdf:Thinking, Fast and Slow.The guru to the gurus at last shares his knowledge with the rest of us. Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman's seminal studies in behavioral psychology, behavioral economics, and happiness studies have influenced numerous other authors, including Steven Pinker and Malcolm Gladwell. In Thinking, Fast and Slow, Kahneman at last offers his own, first book for the general public. It is a lucid and enlightening summary of his life's work. It will change the way you think about thinking. Two systems drive the way we think and make choices, Kahneman explains: System One is fast, intuitive, and emotional; System Two is slower, more deliberative, and more logical. Examining how both systems function within the mind, Kahneman exposes the extraordinary capabilities as well as the biases of fast thinking and the pervasive influence of intuitive impressions on our thoughts and our choices. Engaging the reader in a lively conversation about how we think, he shows where we can trust our intuitions and how we can tap into the benefits of slow thinking, contrasting the two-system view of the mind with the standard model of the rational economic agent. Kahneman's singularly influential work has transformed cognitive psychology and launched the new fields of behavioral economics and happiness studies. In this path-breaking book, Kahneman shows how the mind works, and offers practical and enlightening insights into how choices are made in both our business and personal lives - and how we can guard against the mental glitches that often get us into trouble. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 

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Feeding You Lies: How to Unravel the Food Industry's Playbook and Reclaim Your Health

Pdf Money Feeding You Lies: How to Unravel the Food Industry's Playbook and Reclaim Your Health

Pdf:Feeding You Lies: How to Unravel the Food Industry's Playbook and Reclaim Your Health.Review “There are 3,000 food additives in our food supply, many of which have not been tested for safety, and the average American consumes three to five pounds of these chemicals a year. In Feeding You Lies, Vani Hari pulls back the veil of deception by the food industry, scientists, and the media designed to manipulate us and ignore the unnecessary harms in our food supply. The deep investigation of the actions of the media, food companies, and science to suppress the truth will shock you, make you stop and consider what you put in your mouth, as well as empower you with the tools and strategies to protect yourself from bad foods and lies. If you eat, read this book.”— Mark Hyman, M.D., #1 New York Times best-selling author of Food: What the Heck Should I Eat? and director, Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine“A tangled web of deception is unraveled in this provocative page-turner! My eyes are now wide open thanks to Vani’s tireless investigative work to expose the truth about the food we eat.”— Lewis Howes, New York Times best-selling author of The School of Greatness“With all the wrongdoings exposed in this book, it’s no wonder that so many are confused about what to eat! You’ll never walk into a grocery store with the same outlook after learning the revealing information presented in this thoughtful read.”— Frank Lipman, M.D., New York Times best-selling author of The New Health Rules and How to Be Well“Our food is making many of us fat, sick, and miserable; but it’s making certain companies billions of dollars. To us, the fact that disease rates are skyrocketing is a matter of life or death; but to them, it’s just a PR problem. This magnificent book by the courageous and brilliant food activist Vani Hari shows you how to see through the lies, how to know the truth about what you are eating, and how to feed yourself and your family foods that will truly nourish your body, your mind, and your spirit.”— John Robbins, co-founder and president of Food Revolution Network and best-selling author of Diet for a New America“The tobacco industry survived for decades by marketing ‘doubt as our product.’ Big Food is following in their footsteps. I am grateful to Vani Hari for exposing the abuse of trust and the descending health of the public at the hands of Big Food. Her simple Three Question Detox is a platform to upgrade the health of your family. Everyone should read this book.”— Joel Kahn, M.D., FACC, clinical professor of medicine, Wayne State University School of Medicine, and author of The Plant-Based Solution Read more About the Author Vani Hari is a revolutionary food activist, a New York Times best-selling author, and was named one of the 'Most Influential People On The Internet' by Time Magazine. Hari started FoodBabe.com to spread information about what is really in the American food supply. She teaches people how to make the right purchasing decisions at the grocery store, how to live an organic lifestyle, and how to travel healthfully around the world. The success of her writing and investigative work can be seen in the way food companies react to her uncanny ability to find and expose the truth.Hari has influenced how major food giants like Kraft, General Mills, Subway, Chipotle, Chick-fil-A, and Starbucks create their products, steering them toward more healthful policies. Hari's activism has brought in worldwide attention as she has been profiled in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and more. Hari has appeared on Good Morning America, CBS News, NBC News, Fox News, The Dr. Oz Show, The Doctors, and CNN. She lives in North Carolina and also is the founder of Truvani, a start-up offering real food without added chemicals, products without toxins and labels without lies. Read more

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How to Stop Procrastinating: A Simple Guide to Mastering Difficult Tasks and Breaking the Procrastination Habit

Pdf Money How to Stop Procrastinating: A Simple Guide to Mastering Difficult Tasks and Breaking the Procrastination Habit

Pdf:How to Stop Procrastinating: A Simple Guide to Mastering Difficult Tasks and Breaking the Procrastination Habit.Want to stop procrastinating? Like to overcome a lack of motivation with your daily tasks? Need to get rid of those feelings of laziness?The truth is: If you're someone who procrastinates, then this bad habit is limiting your success in a variety of ways. If you don't address this issue, then you'll reduce the likelihood that you'll achieve your major goals.Procrastination can lead to a variety of negative life-altering issues like: Bad grades;Poor job performance;Unhealthy diet choices;Health issues;Financial difficulties.That's why it's critical that you focus on eliminating your procrastination tendencies by building what's called "The Anti-Procrastination Habit."DOWNLOAD: How to Stop Procrastinating -- A Simple Guide for Mastering Difficult TasksHow to Stop Procrastinating is a straight-forward, systematic framework for building an action-oriented habit through all the areas in your life. In this book, you will discover:8 Specific Reasons Why People Procrastinate.The 25–5 Rule (and How It Can Help You Laser-Focus on What's Important)6 Actions for Creating Actionable Goals That Motivate YouHow to Say No to People -- Without Looking Like a Jerk5 Ways to Plan Your Week, So Procrastination is Never an Option14 Daily Practices to Overcome Those Sudden Feelings of ProcrastinationWhether you're someone who lets the occasional task slip through the cracks or you always do things at the last minute, you'll discover an abundance of information to overcome your procrastination tendencies.Learn How to Stop Procrastinating by Clicking the "Buy Now" Button at the Top of the Page.

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The 10X Rule: The Only Difference Between Success and Failure

Pdf Money The 10X Rule: The Only Difference Between Success and Failure

Pdf:The 10X Rule: The Only Difference Between Success and Failure.Extreme success, by definition, lies beyond the realm of normal action. If you want to achieve extreme success, you can't operate like everybody else and settle for mediocrity. You need to remove luck and chance from your business equation, and lock in massive success. The 10X Rule shows you how! Success is your duty, obligation and responsibility, and this audio book gives you step-by-step guidance on how to achieve phenomenal success for yourself! With The 10X Rule , you'll learn to establish the amount of effort needed to guarantee success and ensure that you can continue operating at this level throughout your life. Most people desire success and have great ideas but they come up short on the amount of action required to get their lives to the exceptional levels they deserve. Four degrees of action exist, and in order to achieve your dreams, you must learn to operate at the fourth degree of action: Massive Action. The 10X Rule will dissolve fear, increase your belief in yourself, eliminate procrastination, and provide you with an overwhelming sense of purpose. The 10X Rule compels you to separate yourself from everyone else in the market-and you do that by doing what others refuse to do. Stop thinking in terms of basic needs, and start aiming for abundance-in all areas of your life. The 10X Rule guides you toward the frame of mind that all successful people share. Aim ten times higher than you are right now-and if you come up short, you'll still find yourself further along than if you had maintained your life's current status quo. The 10X Rule teaches you how to: Reach goals that you previously thought were impossible Correctly set goals and guarantee their achievement Create unprecedented levels of happiness and satisfaction in every area of your life Use fear as fuel to move you into action Get everything you want and never have to settle Dominate your competition and become a role model for success

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The No-Spend Challenge Guide: How to Stop Spending Money Impulsively, Pay off Debt Fast, & Make Your Finances Fit Your Dreams

Pdf Money The No-Spend Challenge Guide: How to Stop Spending Money Impulsively, Pay off Debt Fast, & Make Your Finances Fit Your Dreams

Pdf:The No-Spend Challenge Guide: How to Stop Spending Money Impulsively, Pay off Debt Fast, & Make Your Finances Fit Your Dreams.In this book you’ll learn how to use No-Spend Challenges to reach your financial goals faster and transform your spending habits to finally be able to stick to a budget. Budgeting and money management are some of the hardest concepts for people to nail down. You can have all the knowledge available and suck at executing it. Jen Smith, creator of the debt freedom blog Saving With Spunk went from not being able to stick to a budget longer than two weeks to paying off $78,000 of debt in less than two years. She shares her experiences and strategies using No-Spend Challenges to change her money mindset and budget like a (mostly) pro.In The No-Spend Challenge Guide you’ll discover: - Why budgeting alone isn’t working - The psychology behind your impulsive spending - How to pay off debt fast while still having fun - Ways to do for free what you’ve probably been wasting money on - Ways to save money on your financial obligations - How to make the most of your time without spending money - Discover what you valueYou’ll also get a free resource guide with every recommendation in the book in one place.Whether you’re paying off student loan debt, saving for your first home, or just trying to control your spending; This is a personal finance book you’ll return to again and again. Scroll up and Buy Now to start mastering your budget!

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Rich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!

Pdf Money Rich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!

Pdf:Rich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!.April 2017 marks 20 years since Robert Kiyosaki’s Rich Dad Poor Dad first made waves in the Personal Finance arena.It has since become the #1 Personal Finance book of all time... translated into dozens of languages and sold around the world. Rich Dad Poor Dad is Robert's story of growing up with two dads — his real father and the father of his best friend, his rich dad — and the ways in which both men shaped his thoughts about money and investing. The book explodes the myth that you need to earn a high income to be rich and explains the difference between working for money and having your money work for you. 20 Years... 20/20 Hindsight In the 20th Anniversary Edition of this classic, Robert offers an update on what we’ve seen over the past 20 years related to money, investing, and the global economy. Sidebars throughout the book will take readers “fast forward” — from 1997 to today — as Robert assesses how the principles taught by his rich dad have stood the test of time. In many ways, the messages of Rich Dad Poor Dad, messages that were criticized and challenged two decades ago, are more meaningful, relevant and important today than they were 20 years ago. As always, readers can expect that Robert will be candid, insightful... and continue to rock more than a few boats in his retrospective. Will there be a few surprises? Count on it. Rich Dad Poor Dad... • Explodes the myth that you need to earn a high income to become rich• Challenges the belief that your house is an asset• Shows parents why they can't rely on the school system to teach their kids about money• Defines once and for all an asset and a liability• Teaches you what to teach your kids about money for their future financial success

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Secrets of Six-Figure Women: Surprising Strategies to Up Your Earnings and Change Your Life

Pdf Money Secrets of Six-Figure Women: Surprising Strategies to Up Your Earnings and Change Your Life

Pdf:Secrets of Six-Figure Women: Surprising Strategies to Up Your Earnings and Change Your Life.According to the Department of Labor, the average woman in 1998 was bringing home less than $25,000 a year. For every dollar that a man makes, a woman makes between 50 and 75 cents, and that is hardly news. But what you may not know is that, quietly and steadily, the number of women making six figures or more is rapidly increasing. Currently, over fifteen million women make $100,000 or more, and the number continues to rise at a rate faster then for men. And these women come from every industry - psychologists, dot com founders, consultants, freelance writers, and even part-timers. What makes these particular women able to do so well in the workplace? Fueled by curiosity, Barbara Stanny, author of Price Charming Isn't Coming: How Women Get Smart About Money (Viking Penguin), set out to research this phenomenon. What she discovered was that, though the high-earning women she interviewed came from different backgrounds and had had greatly different work experiences, they all had certain characteristics in common. Secrets of Six Figure Woman: Surprising Strategies of the Successful High Earners will be a ground breaking book for high earners who want to ensure their wealth, enhance their success, and learn from others who are in the same boat. It will also offer inspiration, guidance, and motivation to those who aspire to make more.

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Declutter Your Mind: How to Stop Worrying, Relieve Anxiety, and Eliminate Negative Thinking

Pdf Money Declutter Your Mind: How to Stop Worrying, Relieve Anxiety, and Eliminate Negative Thinking

Pdf:Declutter Your Mind: How to Stop Worrying, Relieve Anxiety, and Eliminate Negative Thinking.Feel overwhelmed by your thoughts? Struggling with anxiety about your daily tasks? Or do you want to stop worrying about life?The truth is...We all experience the occasional negative thought. But if you always feel overwhelmed, then you need to closely examine how these thoughts are negatively impacting your lifestyle.The solution is to practice specific mindfulness techniques that create more "space" in your mind to enjoy inner peace and happiness. With these habits, you'll have the clarity to prioritize what's most important in your life, what no longer serves your goals, and how you want to live on a daily basis. And that's what you'll learn in Declutter Your Mind. DOWNLOAD:: Declutter Your Mind -- How to Stop Worrying, Relieve Anxiety, and Eliminate Negative ThinkingThe goal of this book is simple: We will teach you the habits, actions, and mindsets to clean up the mental clutter that's holding you back from living a meaningful life.You will learn:4 Causes of Mental ClutterHow to Reframe ALL Your Negative Thoughts4 Strategies to Improve (or Eliminate) Bad RelationshipsThe Importance of Decluttering the Distractions That Cause AnxietyA Simple Strategy to Discover What's Important to YOU400 Words That Help Identify YOUR ValuesThe Benefit of Meditation and Focused Deep Breathing (and How to Do Both)How to Create Goals That Connect to Your PassionsDeclutter Your Mind is full of exercises that will have an immediate, positive impact on your mindset. Instead of just telling you to do something, we provide practical, science-backed actions that can create real and lasting change if practiced regularly.Would You Like To Know More?Download now to stop worrying, deal with anxiety, and clear your mind. Scroll to the top of the page and select the buy now button.

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Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World

Pdf Money Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World

Pdf:Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World.A New York Times Best Seller!"Newport is making a bid to be the Marie Kondo of technology: someone with an actual plan for helping you realize the digital pursuits that do, and don't, bring value to your life." (Ezra Klein, Vox)Minimalism is the art of knowing how much is just enough. Digital minimalism applies this idea to our personal technology. It's the key to living a focused life in an increasingly noisy world.In this timely and enlightening book, the best-selling author of Deep Work introduces a philosophy for technology use that has already improved countless lives.Digital minimalists are all around us. They're the calm, happy people who can hold long conversations without furtive glances at their phones. They can get lost in a good book, a woodworking project, or a leisurely morning run. They can have fun with friends and family without the obsessive urge to document the experience. They stay informed about the news of the day, but don't feel overwhelmed by it. They don't experience "fear of missing out" because they already know which activities provide them meaning and satisfaction.Now, Newport gives us a name for this quiet movement and makes a persuasive case for its urgency in our tech-saturated world. Common sense tips, like turning off notifications, or occasional rituals, like observing a digital sabbath, don't go far enough in helping us take back control of our technological lives, and attempts to unplug completely are complicated by the demands of family, friends, and work. What we need instead is a thoughtful method to decide what tools to use, for what purposes, and under what conditions.Drawing on a diverse array of real-life examples, from Amish farmers to harried parents to Silicon Valley programmers, Newport identifies the common practices of digital minimalists and the ideas that underpin them. He reveals how digital minimalists are rethinking their relationship to social media, rediscovering the pleasures of the offline world, and reconnecting with their inner selves through regular periods of solitude. He then shares strategies for integrating these practices into your life, starting with a 30-day "digital declutter" process that has already helped thousands feel less overwhelmed and more in control.Technology is intrinsically neither good nor bad. The key is using it to support your goals and values, rather than letting it use you. This book reveals the way.

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StrengthsFinder 2.0

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Pdf:StrengthsFinder 2.0.From the Publisher STRENGTHS: THE NEXT GENERATION Q&A with author Tom Rath (From the Gallup Management Journal; interviewed by Jennifer Robison) Last month, StrengthsFinder 2.0 hit the bookstores. Book browsers, no doubt, had many questions, and among them was probably 'Didn't I already read a book about this?' Well, actually, yes. But the topic was worth revisiting for two reasons. In the six years since the release of Now, Discover Your Strengths, more than 2 million people have taken the Clifton StrengthsFinder assessment, which means billions of people have not yet had the opportunity. The second reason is that Gallup researchers just haven't been able to let the topic rest. Over the past decade, they've done more surveys, more interviews, and more studies; they've prodded and poked and analyzed. And they realized that there's a lot more to understanding human talent than most people know. Those who are familiar with the StrengthsFinder assessment know that it is designed to uncover certain key talents -- patterns of thought, feeling, and behavior that can be productively applied. These patterns are categorized into 34 broad themes -- such as Achiever, Ideation, and Relator -- and those themes indicate and predict one's innate and unique talents. Those talents, when multiplied by the investment of time spent practicing, developing skills, and building knowledge, can become strengths. Some of this is just common sense; it seems intuitive that your performance will be better if you're doing what you naturally do well. But some of it seems counterintuitive and runs directly against conventional wisdom: No amount of training will help you excel in your areas of weakness. You can't do anything you want to do -- or be anything you want to be -- because you're just not going to be good at everything. But if you work with your talents, you can be extraordinary. StrengthsFinder has resonated with the business community because there's a direct link between talent development and performance. In this interview, Tom Rath, author of StrengthsFinder 2.0, discusses what Gallup scientists have learned since the publication of the first book, what more there is to discover about your talents, and why it's bad to focus on your employees' weaknesses, but simply cruel to ignore them completely. GMJ: Why the new book? Tom Rath: StrengthsFinder 2.0 is an effort to get the core message and language out to a much broader audience. We had no idea how well received the first strengths book would be by general readers -- it was oriented more toward managers -- or that the energy and excitement would continue to grow. More than two million people have taken the StrengthsFinder assessment, and each month, the number of people learning about their talents goes up. But readers keep asking us: 'Now that I know about my strengths, what do I do next?' So we went back and surveyed hundreds of them and asked them how they apply their talents. Then we whittled their suggestions down to the ten best ideas for each theme. We also added more than five thousand Strengths Insights to version 2.0 that allow us to offer more individualized theme descriptions than we could before. So, instead of general descriptions of your top five talent themes, in 2.0, you get a talent profile so unique that you're unlikely to share even a sentence with someone else. And as I said, the first book was really written for a business audience. People have had trouble retrofitting the theme descriptions if they are in non-management roles, but they've tried. This book helps readers apply strengths theory to any type of role and gives them ideas to help them apply their talents in their daily life. GMJ: It's been six years since the first book was published, and Gallup has done hundreds of thousands more interviews. Have you discovered anything new about talents and strengths? Have you altered your original premise? Rath: No, but we've seen more and more evidence that demonstrates that focusing on your talents is important. We did a survey in 2004 that examined what happens when your manager ignores you, focuses on your strengths, or focuses on your weaknesses. We found that if your manager focuses on your strengths, your chances of being actively disengaged go down to one in one hundred. However, if your manager primarily focuses on your weaknesses, your chances of being actively disengaged are 22%, and if your manager ignores you, that percentage rises to 40%. GMJ: Why such a high rate of disengagement among those who are ignored? Rath: It basically mirrors the psychology of raising kids -- being completely ignored is the worst possible psychological state. You would actually feel better if your manager went from ignoring you to focusing on what you do wrong all the time, because then at least she's paying attention to you. GMJ: Did your new research turn up anything that surprised you? Rath: We've talked a lot about how strengths can help you be more of who you are, and you get more out of your best players, and all of that. But in the last ten years, we've also found that it's a good strategy just to wipe out the extreme negativity in the workplace. I get this question almost every time I talk to a group: 'What do I do about that one person who just drags everyone down every day?' My glib answer was to get rid of the person. I always thought there were some people who were just destined to be disengaged in their jobs because that was their personality, and no matter how hard managers tried, there wasn't much they could do with some of those people. But the data from the last five years would suggest that much of that epidemic of disengagement is fixable. More than I ever would have guessed, it helps tremendously if a manager starts by focusing on someone's strengths. You may not take someone who's actively disengaged and make him into your most engaged employee, but it will help get him out of that mindset where he's scaring off colleagues and customers. GMJ: So is that the business case to be made for putting people in roles that play to their strengths? Rath: I think it's the secondary business case. The main business case is that people have a lot more fun and get a lot more done if they're able to spend time in areas where they have some natural talent. I think that's a fundamental principle that hasn't changed much at all. The one thing that we were clear about in StrengthsFinder 2.0 is that the American dream ideal that 'You can be anything you want if you just try hard enough' is detrimental. This is especially true when people buy into it hook, line, and sinker. You may not be able to be anything you want to be, but you can be a lot more of who you already are. [Taking] StrengthsFinder is just a starting point; it's step one of a hundred in figuring out the areas where you have the most potential for growth. GMJ: What is the most challenging aspect of your ongoing strengths research? Rath: While hundreds of people in our organization continue to research this topic each year, our greatest challenge might be incorporating the new research while making the message even more succinct and applicable to a wider audience. So while we have hundreds of new case studies and meta-analyses about strengths -- and about employee engagement and business outcomes -- we tried to stay as close as we could to the basics. GMJ: The Clifton StrengthsFinder assessment has always categorized talents into thirty-four themes. Have you ever considered adding or subtracting any, or refining them further? Rath: Yes, we looked at that extensively as we started to review our plan for the updated version of the assessment. We found that so far, the thirty-four themes have done a good job of describing much of what we've learned since releasing the first version of the assessment. If enough people had made a case about a specific theme that didn't exist, we were open to adding that theme. I think we probably will continue to investigate whether there are themes that emerge that we haven't yet picked up on. But there wasn't a real strong case for any additions at this time. GMJ: What would you most like to accomplish with StrengthsFinder 2.0? Rath: Our big goal and mission as a company is to help people do more of what they do well. We've topped two million completed StrengthsFinder assessments, and it's not too hard to imagine that number getting to twenty million soon. An organization that exists to help people has a responsibility to get better and better. By reaching beyond our initial audience, we help people get the latest and greatest research. But we also hope it helps people live better lives. Read more From the Inside Flap ABOUT STRENGTHSFINDER In 1998, the Father of Strengths Psychology, Donald O. Clifton, Ph.D. (1924-2003), along with Tom Rath and a team of scientists at The Gallup Organization, created the online StrengthsFinder assessment. In 2001, they included the first edition of StrengthsFinder with the bestseller Now, Discover Your Strengths. In 2004, the assessment's name was formally changed to 'Clifton StrengthsFinder' in honor of its chief designer. In 2007, building on the initial assessment and language from StrengthsFinder 1.0, Rath and Gallup scientists released a new edition of the assessment, program, and website, dubbed 'StrengthsFinder 2.0.' Rooted in more than 40 years of research, this assessment has helped millions discover and develop their natural talents. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action

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Pdf:Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action.The inspiring, life-changing best seller by the author of Leaders Eat Last and Together Is Better. In 2009 Simon Sinek started a movement to help people become more inspired at work and, in turn, inspire their colleagues and customers. Since then, millions have been touched by the power of his ideas, including more than 28 million who've watched his TED Talk based on Start with Why - the third most popular TED video of all time. Sinek starts with a fundamental question: Why are some people and organizations more innovative, more influential, and more profitable than others? Why do some command greater loyalty from customers and employees alike? Even among the successful, why are so few able to repeat their success over and over? People like Martin Luther King Jr., Steve Jobs, and the Wright Brothers had little in common, but they all started with why. They realized that people won't truly buy into a product, service, movement, or idea until they understand the why behind it. Start with Why shows that the leaders who've had the greatest influence in the world all think, act, and communicate the same way - and it's the opposite of what everyone else does. Sinek calls this powerful idea The Golden Circle, and it provides a framework upon which organizations can be built, movements can be led, and people can be inspired. And it all starts with why.

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Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World

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Pdf:Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World.Review “Cal Newport’s Digital Minimalism is the best book I’ve read in some time about our fraught relationship with technology... If you’re looking for a blueprint to guide you as you liberate yourself from the shackles of email, social networks, smartphones, and screens, let this book be your guide.' —Adam Alter, author of Irresistible   “I challenge you not to devour this wonderful book in one sitting. I certainly did, and I started applying Cal’s ideas to my own life immediately.” —Greg McKeown, author of Essentialism   “You’re not the user, you’re the product. Hang up, log off, and tune in to a different way to be in the world. Bravo, Cal. Smart advice for good people.” —Seth Godin, author of This is Marketing  “This book is an urgent call to action for anyone serious about being in command of their own life.” –Ryan Holiday, author of The Obstacle is the Way   “Cal Newport has discovered a cure for the techno-exhaustion that plagues our always-on, digitally caffeinated culture.” —Joshua Fields Millburn, The Minimalists   “I hope that everyone who owns a mobile phone and has been wondering where their time goes gets a chance to absorb the ideas in this book. It’s amazing how the same strategy can work for both financial success and mental well-being: Put more energy into what makes you happy, and ruthlessly strip away the things that don’t.” —Peter Adeney, aka Mr. Money Mustache “Cal’s call for meaningful and engaged interactions is just what the world needs right now.” —Daniel Levitin, author of The Organized Mind'What a timely and useful book! It's neither hysterical nor complacent - a workable guide to being thoughtful about digital media. It's already made me rethink some of my media use in a considered way. ' —Naomi Alderman, NYT bestselling author of The Power“Digital Minimalism is a welcome invitation to reconsider how we want to use our screens rather than letting the screens (and the billionaires behind them) make the call.” –KJ Dell'Antonia, author of How to be a Happier Parent Read more About the Author Cal Newport is an associate professor of computer science at Georgetown University and the author of six books, including Deep Work and So Good They Can't Ignore You. You won't find him on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram, but you can often find him at home with his family in Washington, DC, or writing essays for his popular website calnewport.com. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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The Dichotomy of Leadership: Balancing the Challenges of Extreme Ownership to Lead and Win

Pdf Money The Dichotomy of Leadership: Balancing the Challenges of Extreme Ownership to Lead and Win

Pdf:The Dichotomy of Leadership: Balancing the Challenges of Extreme Ownership to Lead and Win.The importance of balance as a leader by the number-one New York Times best-selling authors of Extreme Ownership.  Every leader must be ready and willing to take charge, to make hard, crucial calls for the good of the team and the mission. Something much more difficult to understand is that in order to be a good leader, one must also be a good follower. This is a dichotomy - a Dichotomy of Leadership. It is, as authors Jocko Willink and Leif Babin explained in their best-selling first audiobook, Extreme Ownership, "Simple, Not Easy".Now, in The Dichotomy of Leadership, the authors explain the power inherent in the recognition of the fine line that leaders must walk, balancing between two seemingly opposite inclinations. It is with the knowledge and understanding of this balance that a leader can most effectively lead, accomplish the mission, and achieve the goal of every leader and every team: victory. Using examples from the authors' combat and training experience in the SEAL Teams and then showing how each lesson applies to business and in life, Willink and Babin reveal how the use of seemingly opposite principles - leading and following, focusing and detaching, being both aggressive and prudent - require skill, awareness, understanding, and dexterity, all attributes that can be honed. These dichotomies are inherent in many of the concepts introduced in Extreme Ownership and integral to their proper implementation and effectiveness. Dichotomy is essential listening for anyone looking to lead and win.

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Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead

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Pdf:Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead.The number one New York Times best seller. One million copies sold!From thought leader Dr. Brené Brown, a transformative new vision for the way we lead, love, work, parent, and educate that teaches us the power of vulnerability. "It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; ...who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly." (Theodore Roosevelt)Every day we experience the uncertainty, risks, and emotional exposure that define what it means to be vulnerable or to dare greatly. Based on 12 years of pioneering research, Dr. Brené Brown dispels the cultural myth that vulnerability is weakness and argues that it is, in truth, our most accurate measure of courage. Brown explains how vulnerability is both the core of difficult emotions like fear, grief, and disappointment, and the birthplace of love, belonging, joy, empathy, innovation, and creativity. She writes: "When we shut ourselves off from vulnerability, we distance ourselves from the experiences that bring purpose and meaning to our lives." Daring Greatly is not about winning or losing. It's about courage. In a world where "never enough" dominates and feeling afraid has become second nature, vulnerability is subversive. Uncomfortable. It's even a little dangerous at times. And, without question, putting ourselves out there means there's a far greater risk of getting criticized or feeling hurt. But when we step back and examine our lives, we will find that nothing is as uncomfortable, dangerous, and hurtful as standing on the outside of our lives looking in and wondering what it would be like if we had the courage to step into the arena - whether it's a new relationship, an important meeting, the creative process, or a difficult family conversation. Daring Greatly is a practice and a powerful new vision for letting ourselves be seen. Includes a Bonus PDF with an appendix.PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 

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The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are

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Pdf:The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are.In The Gifts of Imperfection, Brené Brown, a leading expert on shame, authenticity, and belonging, shares 10 guideposts on the power of Wholehearted Living - a way of engaging with the world from a place of worthiness. Each day we face a barrage of images and messages from society and the media telling us who, what, and how we should be. We are led to believe that if we could only look perfect and lead perfect lives, we'd no longer feel inadequate. So most of us perform, please, and perfect, all the while thinking, "What if I can't keep all of these balls in the air? Why isn't everyone else working harder and living up to my expectations? What will people think if I fail or give up? When can I stop proving myself?" In The Gifts of Imperfection, Brené Brown, Ph.D., a leading expert on shame, authenticity and belonging, shares what she's learned from a decade of research on the power of Wholehearted Living - a way of engaging with the world from a place of worthiness. In her 10 guideposts, Brown engages our minds, hearts, and spirits as she explores how we can cultivate the courage, compassion, and connection to wake up in the morning and think, "No matter what gets done and how much is left undone, I am enough," and to go to bed at night thinking, "Yes, I am sometimes afraid, but I am also brave. And, yes, I am imperfect and vulnerable, but that doesn't change the truth that I am worthy of love and belonging."

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The Roman Empire and the Silk Routes: The Ancient World Economy & the Empires of Parthia, Central Asia & Han China

Pdf Money The Roman Empire and the Silk Routes: The Ancient World Economy & the Empires of Parthia, Central Asia & Han China

Pdf:The Roman Empire and the Silk Routes: The Ancient World Economy & the Empires of Parthia, Central Asia & Han China.The Roman Empire and the Silk Routes investigates the trade routes between Rome and the powerful empires of inner Asia, including the Parthian regime which ruled ancient Persia (Iran). It explores Roman dealings with the Kushan Empire which seized power in Bactria (Afghanistan) and laid claim to the Indus Kingdoms. Further chapters examine the development of Palmyra as a leading caravan city on the edge of Roman Syria and consider trade ventures through the Tarim territories that led Roman merchants to Han China. The Han Empire of ancient China matched that of Rome in scale and possessed military technology surpassing that of Roman legions. The Han established a system of Central Asian trade routes known as the Silk Road that carried eastern products as far as Persia and the frontiers of the Roman Empire. This is the first book to address these subjects in a single comprehensive study. It explores Rome's impact on the ancient world economy and reveals what the Chinese and Romans knew about their rival Empires.

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Economics in One Lesson: The Shortest and Surest Way to Understand Basic Economics

Pdf Money Economics in One Lesson: The Shortest and Surest Way to Understand Basic Economics

Pdf:Economics in One Lesson: The Shortest and Surest Way to Understand Basic Economics.Review 'A magnificent job of theoretical exposition.'—Ayn Rand“I strongly recommend that every American acquire some basic knowledge of economics, monetary policy, and the intersection of politics with the economy. No formal classroom is required; a desire to read and learn will suffice. There are countless important books to consider, but the following are an excellent starting point: The Law by Frédéric Bastiat; Economics in One Lesson by Henry Hazlitt; What has Government Done to our Money? by Murray Rothbard; The Road to Serfdom by Friedrich Hayek; and Economics for Real People by Gene Callahan.If you simply read and comprehend these relatively short texts, you will know far more than most educated people about economics and government. You certainly will develop a far greater understanding of how supposedly benevolent government policies destroy prosperity. If you care about the future of this country, arm yourself with knowledge and fight back against economic ignorance. We disregard economics and history at our own peril.”—Ron Paul, Representative from Texas Read more From the Inside Flap A simple, straightforward analysis of economic fallacies that are so prevalent they have almost become a new orthodoxy. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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A Beginner's Guide to Day Trading Online (2nd edition)

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Pdf:A Beginner's Guide to Day Trading Online (2nd edition).About the Author Toni Turner is the bestselling author of A Beginner's Guide to Day Trading Online, 1st Edition, A Beginner's Guide to Short-Term Trading and Short-Term Trading in the New Stock Market An investor/trader with fourteen years' experience, she is a popular educator and speaker at financial conferences and trading forums across the country. Toni has appeared on NBC, MSNBC, CNN, CNNfn, and CNBC's Power Lunch, with Bill Griffith. She has been interviewed on dozens of radio programs and featured in CBSMarketWatch.com, Fortune magazine, and Bloomberg Personal Finance. She currently serves as a consultant to Townsend Analytics, Ltd. Ms. Turner resides in Southern CA. Read more

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Economics 101: From Consumer Behavior to Competitive Markets--Everything You Need to Know About Economics (Adams 101)

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Pdf:Economics 101: From Consumer Behavior to Competitive Markets--Everything You Need to Know About Economics (Adams 101).About the Author Alfred Mill is a self-professed economics buff and experienced professor on the subject. He began his career as a graduate TA and has since gone on to teach courses ranging from the principles of economics to in-depth theoretical discourses on economic policy and political rhetoric. He lives in the Pacific Northwest with his family. Read more

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Dropshipping: How To Make Money Online & Build Your Own $100,000+ Dropshipping Online Business, Ecommerce, E-Commerce, Shopify, Passive Income

Pdf Money Dropshipping: How To Make Money Online & Build Your Own $100,000+ Dropshipping Online Business, Ecommerce, E-Commerce, Shopify, Passive Income

Pdf:Dropshipping: How To Make Money Online & Build Your Own $100,000+ Dropshipping Online Business, Ecommerce, E-Commerce, Shopify, Passive Income.DROPSHIPPINGDownload This Great Book Today! Available To Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet!Does the idea of building a $100,000+ online business excite you? A business that you can run from anywhere in the world with only a laptop and an internet connection? One that requires you to work for only a few hours per day? Then dropshipping is for you!The best part is that anyone can set up a dropshipping business. You don’t need to be a computer wizard. You don’t need thousands of dollars in capital. You don’t have to tie up your money buying products you aren’t guaranteed to sell. That’s the beauty of running an online dropshipping business.This book covers the topic of dropshipping and will teach you everything you need to know about building a successful dropshipping business. You will learn how the dropshipping order fulfillment process works, how to find the perfect niche and products for your dropshipping store and how to find suppliers for your dropshipping business. You will also learn how to set up your store and everything you need to run and scale your dropshipping business.At the completion of this book, you will have a complete understanding of what it takes to build a dropshipping online business and be able to start your own $100,000+ dropshipping business from scratch! Here Is A Preview Of What’s Included…Introduction To DropshippingThe Dropshipping Order Fulfillment ProcessNiche And Product SelectionHow To Find Suppliers For Your Dropshipping BusinessSetting Up Your Dropshipping BusinessRunning Your Dropshipping BusinessMuch, Much More!Get your copy today!

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Start Your Own Import/Export Business: Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success (StartUp Series)

Pdf Money Start Your Own Import/Export Business: Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success (StartUp Series)

Pdf:Start Your Own Import/Export Business: Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success (StartUp Series).About the Author Entrepreneur Media, Inc. is the premier content provider for and about entrepreneurs. Their products engage and inspire every day with advice, solutions, and resources that fuel the bold and independent way entrepreneurs think. After 31 years, nobody reaches more growing businesses. Read more

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Beginners’ Guide to Selling on Amazon: :: Buy at Clearance Sales and Resell (Retail Arbitrage)

Pdf Money Beginners’ Guide to Selling on Amazon: :: Buy at Clearance Sales and Resell (Retail Arbitrage)

Pdf:Beginners’ Guide to Selling on Amazon: :: Buy at Clearance Sales and Resell (Retail Arbitrage).Send your clearance sale products to Amazon where they will warehouse and sell them for you. Amazon will ship them to customers, handle all the returns, deduct their cost and send your profits directly into your bank every two weeks. You will find a step by step, easy to understand approach with all the detail you need to be successful. This is a complete guide for beginners who want three questions answered: What is retail arbitrage? Is it right for me? How do you begin selling on amazon? “You will find a “litmus test” in the Introduction which will help you decide quickly whether you will likely enjoy and make money from being a “third-party” seller on Amazon. Know if you will be a success before you read the entire book. Open a free seller’s account so that you can sell as a third-party seller. Use your free Amazon seller’s app to ensure that you can sell at a profit before you buy those items on clearance. Learn from real-world examples of both success and failure. Learn step by step with minimal costs involved to maximize profits and minimize losses. Find many free software products to move your business from just a hobby to a successful business. You will learn unique strategies for creating a successful business model. Buy this book and Let’s begin!

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Amazon FBA Blueprint: A Step-By-Step Guide to Private Label & Build a Six-Figure Passive Income Selling on Amazon

Pdf Money Amazon FBA Blueprint: A Step-By-Step Guide to Private Label & Build a Six-Figure Passive Income Selling on Amazon

Pdf:Amazon FBA Blueprint: A Step-By-Step Guide to Private Label & Build a Six-Figure Passive Income Selling on Amazon.Develop your own physical products, tap into Amazon's multi-billion dollar market, and easily replace your nine-to-five income. A proven step-by-step process to successfully private labeling products and selling them successfully on Amazon. The FBA Blueprint teaches you everything you need to succeed in importing and private labeling your own products, selling them on Amazon for high profit margins, and ultimately creating a high-value brand that could even be sold for a large sum in the near future! Whether you have previous experience in eCommerce or not, this book will guide you every step of the way. The modules cover in detail the following crucial steps that you will need to take in order to grow a highly profitable FBA business: Setting up your Amazon seller central account Finding the perfect niche Choosing and contacting suppliers Calculating profits Creating your product listing Driving traffic for your product Daily checklist for effective management And much more!

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Amazon FBA: Amazon FBA Blueprint: A Step-By-Step Guide to Private Label & Build a Six-Figure Passive Income Selling on Amazon (Amazon FBA, Private Label, Passive Income)

Pdf Money Amazon FBA: Amazon FBA Blueprint: A Step-By-Step Guide to Private Label & Build a Six-Figure Passive Income Selling on Amazon (Amazon FBA, Private Label, Passive Income)

Pdf:Amazon FBA: Amazon FBA Blueprint: A Step-By-Step Guide to Private Label & Build a Six-Figure Passive Income Selling on Amazon (Amazon FBA, Private Label, Passive Income).Develop Your Own Physical Products, Tap Into Amazon’s Multi-Billion Dollar Market, and Easily Replace Your 9 to 5 Income!A Proven Step-By-Step Process to Successfully Private Labeling Products and Selling Them Successfully on Amazon. (UPDATED: May 2016)The FBA Blueprint teaches you everything you need to succeed in importing and private labeling your own products, selling them on Amazon for high profit margins, and ultimately creating a high value brand that could even be sold for a large sum in the near future! Whether you have previous experience in eCommerce or not, this book will guide you every step of the way. The modules cover in detail the following crucial steps that you will need to take in order to grow a highly profitable FBA business:Setting Up Your Amazon Seller Central AccountFinding the Perfect NicheChoosing and Contacting Suppliers Calculating ProfitsCreating Your Product ListingDriving Traffic for Your ProductDaily Checklist for Effective ManagementAnd Much More!Action checklists are given along the way to make sure you are on track to generating huge profits.Download the Blueprint Now and Start Building a Massive & Passive FBA Business!

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Chinese Business Etiquette: A Guide to Protocol, Manners, and Culture in thePeople's Republic of China

Pdf Money Chinese Business Etiquette: A Guide to Protocol,  Manners,  and Culture in thePeople's Republic of China

Pdf:Chinese Business Etiquette: A Guide to Protocol, Manners, and Culture in thePeople's Republic of China.East-West business is booming as thousands of people flock to China. The author, with 25 years of experience dealing with the Chinese, provides up-to-date advice on how to succeed, avoid gaffes, interpret behaviour and make positive impressions.

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PRIVATE LABEL SECRETS: The Fastest Way to FIND and BRAND Your Own Products and Make A TON of Money on AMAZON

Pdf Money PRIVATE LABEL SECRETS: The Fastest Way to FIND and BRAND Your Own Products and Make A TON of Money on AMAZON

Pdf:PRIVATE LABEL SECRETS: The Fastest Way to FIND and BRAND Your Own Products and Make A TON of Money on AMAZON.Are you a coach, service provider or a new entrepreneur looking to add revenue to your business? Then keep reading... This may be no surprise to you, but did you know that the number one way to generate income is by adding products to your business? So let us ask you... Do you have a product with your brand name on it? If you don't, YOU NEED ONE!Join Karen and Neil, creators of the Private Label University as they share with you their family's 60-year-old formula to private labeling products from scratch. They have shared a foolproof way to add products to a business or create a business around products. Not only do products help you build a brand, but it is also a fluid way to generate continuous income. Follow along as they walk you through a 5-step process to private labeling products from scratch and launching on Amazon. They have been private labeling products for over 3 decades, and they are sharing the secrets to this proven system. Yes, the same step-by-step process they have been using to private label thousand and thousand of products for chain stores and TOP product entrepreneurs around the world, helping then build HUGE brands and sell like crazy. You will walk away learning:*How to get started private labeling products with your brand, even if you know nothing about products.*How to add products to your business to spread your awesome brand around the globe.*The secret to product selection using our proprietary Unique Signature Formula®️*The 5 step private label secret that retailers are using to build and sell their brandsAre you ready for the world to recognize your business brand internationally?Get ready to access the most sought after private label product formula - Private Label Secrets.

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The Coffee Book: Anatomy of an Industry from Crop to the Last Drop (Bazaar Book)

Pdf Money The Coffee Book: Anatomy of an Industry from Crop to the Last Drop (Bazaar Book)

Pdf:The Coffee Book: Anatomy of an Industry from Crop to the Last Drop (Bazaar Book).Review 'Most stimulating.'—The Baltimore Sun 'Informed and argumentative. . . . Drawing on sources ranging from Molière and beatnik cartoonists to the Food and Agriculture Organization, the authors describe the beverage’s long and colorful rise to ubiquity.'—The Economist 'Packed with an interesting punch . . . a fun little item.'—Associated Press 'Good to the last sentence.'—Las Cruces(NM) Read more About the Author Author of Window Seat, Gregory Dicum has written for the New York Times Magazine, Harper's, Salon, Travel + Leisure, New York, and Mother Jones. He is a contributing editor at Other magazine and writes a biweekly column for the San Francisco Chronicle. Nina Luttinger has worked as a private coffee and tea industry consultant and freelance writer and at TransFair USA. They live in San Francisco. Read more

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Freight Broker Business Startup: How to Start, Run & Grow a Successful Freight Brokerage Business

Pdf Money Freight Broker Business Startup: How to Start, Run & Grow a Successful Freight Brokerage Business

Pdf:Freight Broker Business Startup: How to Start, Run & Grow a Successful Freight Brokerage Business.About the Author “This is truly a complete guide on how to be a Freight Broker, when I first read this manuscript, I realized, he packed a lot of research and information in it. He worked hard on these books and it shows. I wish him same great success as he enjoyed while he was in the freight business.” – Roger. CIn 1995, three years after graduating high school and enrolled in MGCCC (Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College) to study business, but after two semesters, I lost my motivation and drive to finish school. Around that time I got a job at a mid-size freight brokerage company in New Orleans as a data entry clerk. I was getting paid $7.50 an hour and had a desk and a chair, much better than doing landscaping work that I did for two long years. Once I started, I started liking the industry and started learning the ropes. By 2001, I had two promotions, and I was working as an associate broker, dealing mostly with clients in the mid-west regions. Fast forward two more years, I was transferred to their new business wing of freight forwarding division as the lead manager. In just 18 months I shaped their freight forwarding company and took it to a new level where the revenue increase was 217% over previous two years. By then I knew this was what I was meant to do, and around the end of 2008, I gave my notice and left my job right before Christmas. In March of 2009, I opened up my own freight brokerage and forwarding company. Since I knew both ends of this business, I knew having both wings I can entertain a large client base. Lo behold, in June of 2014, I got an offer from a large logistics brokerage company that showed interest in buying my business, it was an offer I just could not refuse, we closed the deal in just three months. The only drawback to the deal was where I had to sign a non-compete agreement with them, which meant I could not open, operate or work for any other freight brokerage or logistics related company for next five years. But the agreement never said I couldn't write a book about it. So here I am. Read more

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Letters of Credit: How They Work

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Pdf:Letters of Credit: How They Work.If you have a small business and want to expand into the international market it is necessary to use and understand how Letters of Credit work. Using this book, you can answer any question you may have about using Letters of Credit. After reading this you will be an expert and be able to use this powerful tool to help your business start international sales with little to no risk. No risk is the key when selling outside the good old USA as there are many ways to get burned. This book provides a step by step guide how to open a Letter of Credit.This book provides you step by step what you need to know about using Letters of Credit and how they work. Reading this book will make you a semi expert on the subject. For more information you can see my book Letters of Credit and Documentary Collections which can be found on line. Also see my other articles on Letters of Credit on Associated Content. This information is based on my 30 years of experience in international business operations. CONSULTANT: Thomas H. Ward, MBA in International Business with over 30 years experience in export and import of goods and services. Has done work for KIA, Inc, RCA, Zenith, Texas Instruments, Stuart Coatings, and SKC (Korea), to name a few companies. Import / Export experience with China, Japan, S. Korea, Southeast Asia, Europe, and Mexico. I wrote the book LETTERS OF CREDIT AND DOCUMENTARY COLLECTIONS available on Amazon, Kindle and, Xlibris publishing. If you need help to export or import goods or services I can provide the following at low costs. I started Exports for Union Carbide, RCA, Zenith, and Texas Instruments Metal Division to China, Korea, and southeast Asia. 1. Help to set up a Letter of Credit for export, providing you step by step guidance.2. Help to review Letters of Credit and Bills of Lading for your export shipment to make sure you are adhere to the terms of the LC.3. Arrange Shipping for your export goods with a dependable Freight Forwarding Agent that can handle HAZMAT or DANGEROUS goods. Shipments can be made from LA, Chicago, New York, or Houston. 4. I can make sure you will be paid so your risk of nonpayment is zero.5. I can show you how to use a Letter of Credit to obtain an Assignment of Proceeds Letter from your bank to avoid making a costly Transferable Letter of Credit. An Assignment of Proceeds Letter does not advise who the customer or supplier is keeping this information private.6. I can advise you what Banks to use to reduce your Banking charges when using a Letter of Credit.These are just some of the services I offer. Email me with your problems and questions I will reply at no cost to you. Let me help you make more money.Contact me, my email address is located in my Amazon Author profile. I offer low fees with excellent service.Do not take chances with your money. Doing export shipments is a risky business so make sure you get paid. Likewise importing goods and paying in advance is also risky. I can help you remove the risk.

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International Trade and the Successful Intermediary

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Pdf:International Trade and the Successful Intermediary.International Trade and the Successful Intermediary reveals how intermediaries can safely and effectively guarantee they are paid commission in lucrative commodity trades. Davide Papa and Lorna Elliott explain how intermediaries should conduct a deal from start to finish, whilst adhering to the laws and rules of international trade and maintaining control over the transaction at all times. The explosion of the internet has created tens of thousands of trading houses and independent home-based brokers all seeking to buy or sell commodities to one another. Businesses may spend considerable time and resources evaluating the merits or otherwise of available brokers. International Trade and the Successful Intermediary is designed to give independent intermediaries, potential buyers, procurement agents, mandates, lawyers, bankers and companies the fundamental skills to conduct business in the international trade arena, while increasing their knowledge and confidence to secure commission arising out of successful deals. Using real scenarios, model documents and straightforward language the book dispels the many myths relating to internet trading procedures and explains the rules and laws that must be adhered to when conducting import/export transactions.

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SHOPIFY STORE PROFITS: How to Make $3,000 per Month Selling Physical Items on Shopify

Pdf Money SHOPIFY STORE PROFITS: How to Make $3,000 per Month Selling Physical Items on Shopify

Pdf:SHOPIFY STORE PROFITS: How to Make $3,000 per Month Selling Physical Items on Shopify. Can You Start a $3,000 Per Month Shopify Business with $10? without inventory, without shipping the products yourself, without stress whatsoever? ..... ABSOLUTELYInside you'll learn:- The criteria for a perfect product to sell on Shopify- The exact thinking process behind searching for profitable products- How to create your shopify store...STEP BY STEP BY STEP! nothing left out!- How to run and test ads like a pro! Even if you don't know how to use Facebook!- How to set up your shopify store for maximum conversion- How to TEST ads and find the most profitable product offer- and many more!- How to fulfill the product without seeing the product yourselfThere has never been a SIMPLE, DETAILED & STEP BY STEP guide for beginner Shopify store owners until now! Download your copy today!

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The Import Bible: The complete beginner's guide to successful importing from China

Pdf Money The Import Bible: The complete beginner's guide to successful importing from China

Pdf:The Import Bible: The complete beginner's guide to successful importing from China.UPDATED VERSION 2019 200+ pages of value and content from a China expert!This book is a step-by-step guide walking you through the process of importing goods from China from the beginning to the end. It has been downloaded over 18,000 times and constantly sits at the top of the bestselling ranks on Amazon. In this book you will learn the following:This book is aimed to make you a professional importer in a few days, using what took me over 15 years to learn. This eBook will guide you step-by-step on the process of importing goods from China. This book aims to take away all your worries and doubts and help you to take your business to the next level!I will cover all aspects of importing from China. Starting with several online supplier sourcing sites such as Globalsources.com and Alibaba.com, you’ll get to know about importing procedures, dealing with factories, finding your products, how to inspect and ship your goods, and finding out what legal import requirements your products need. I'll also discuss common mistakes when importing from China, negotiation tactics, logistics, how to find reputable suppliers, production areas in China and MUCH MUCH MORE!I cover taking your business to the next level when level when going to China, including: travel arrangements, visas, customs clearance, how to negotiate with suppliers in factories, tips and tricks to get you the best prices, and simple etiquette in China. I’ve updated this eBook in January 2019 to reflect changes in the industry as well as insights learned since first publishing this book.

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How to Open & Operate a Financially Successful Import Export Business (Book & CD-ROM)

Pdf Money How to Open & Operate a Financially Successful Import Export Business (Book & CD-ROM)

Pdf:How to Open & Operate a Financially Successful Import Export Business (Book & CD-ROM).About the Author Born in Michigan to Cuban parents, Maritza has been able to experience a rich and well-rounded life, being able to enjoy both the American culture and the Cuban culture. Maritza started working with the local government at the age of 16 and continued working there through college and beyond. During her employment, she moved up through the ranks from part-time secretary to becoming the Foreign Trade Zone manager. With more than 25 years of experience in the business sector, both private and public, Maritza is able to provide practical insight into the many situations in which one must learn to say No when you would otherwise say Yes. She is able to provide insight from the boss's point of view, as well as from the employee's side. As a St. Leo University magna cum laude graduate, Manresa holds a bachelor's degree in business administration and is currently working on her master's degree in theology. Leaving behind 20 years of employment in the public sector, Maritza currently owns and manages a business with her husband, Manny. Maritza has two children: Wesley, who is currently attending the University of Florida, and Monica, who is in middle school. Maritza is also a freelance writer, contributing regularly to Factoidz, an online expert advice forum. She has authored two books for Atlantic Publishing Group, How to Open and Operate a Financially Successful Import Export Business and Learning to Say No When You Usually Say Yes. Read more

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Lean QuickStart Guide: A Simplified Beginner's Guide To Lean

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Pdf:Lean QuickStart Guide: A Simplified Beginner's Guide To Lean.About the Author ClydeBank Business is a division of the multimedia publishing firm ClydeBank Media LLC. ClydeBank Media's goal is to provide affordable, accessible information to a global market through different forms of media such as eBooks, paperback books and audio books. Company divisions are based on subject matter, each consisting of a dedicated team of researchers, writers, editors and designers. The Business division of ClydeBank Media is composed of contributors who are experts in their given disciplines. Contributors originate from diverse areas of the world to guarantee the presented information fosters a global perspective. Contributors have multiple years of experience in successfully starting and operating online and offline businesses, marketing and sales, economics, management methodology and systems, business consulting, manufacturing efficiency and many other areas of discipline. For more information, please visit us at www.clydebankmedia.com or contact [email protected] Read more

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Economics 101: From Consumer Behavior to Competitive Markets--Everything You Need to Know About Economics (Adams 101)

Pdf Money Economics 101: From Consumer Behavior to Competitive Markets--Everything You Need to Know About Economics (Adams 101)

Pdf:Economics 101: From Consumer Behavior to Competitive Markets--Everything You Need to Know About Economics (Adams 101).A Crash Course in the Study of Production and Consumption!Too often, textbooks turn the noteworthy details of economics into tedious discourse that would put even Joseph Stiglitz to sleep. Economics 101 cuts out the boring explanations, and instead provides a hands-on lesson that keeps you engaged as you explore how societies allocate their resources for maximum benefit.From quantitative easing to marginal utility, this primer is packed with hundreds of entertaining tidbits and concepts that you won't be able to get anywhere else.So whether you're looking to master the major principles of finance, or just want to learn more about why money matters, Economics 101 has all the answers--even the ones you didn't know you were looking for.

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Global Entrepreneur 4th Edition: Taking Your Business International

Pdf Money Global Entrepreneur 4th Edition: Taking Your Business International

Pdf:Global Entrepreneur 4th Edition: Taking Your Business International.Review I found James Foley's book The Global Entrepreneur to be a great guide to helping United States businesses take their business international. I am a graduate student at Portland State in their international management program with plans to start my own export management company. The Global Entrepreneur is a great resource that provides applied, efficient, step by step processes to help any business reach its goal of entering into the international market. 99% of the World's consumers live outside the United States and presently there has been no better time to enter into the global marketplace. Before purchasing any other books in this field I recommend The Global Entrepreneur as its gives readers a compass to navigate the turbulent waters of taking your business international.This book is written for non-academics and is easy to digest. Currently using it as the main study guide for the CGBP exam, and Foley's explanations of concepts and practical information are straight-forward. For anyone interested in international trade, either as a consultant or as an entrepreneur, this is an essential read.I have spent my life working in international marketing. I am now exploring the idea of making this a business. Mr. Foley definitely knows what he is talking about. He has so much great information in here. I would recommend this book to anyone either getting into exporting of their products or a pro. Everyone will learn something new.This is an extremely valuable resource for anyone interested in International Business, Marketing, Supply Chain Management and Finance. It's an excellent 'How to' Guide with many practical insights. It was the textbook I used to obtain my NASBITE Certified Global Business Professional certification.  Read more

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HOW TO EARN 100% PROFIT IN EXPORT BUSINESS: (Complete guide from product to export order)

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Pdf:HOW TO EARN 100% PROFIT IN EXPORT BUSINESS: (Complete guide from product to export order).This book contains a list of products which can be exported to various countries with minimum of 100% profit. Apart from that, you can learn how to export that product to various countries including the list of countries as well as how to find out the buyer in those countries. This book is highly suitable to those who are willing to do export business as a newbie. If you wish to start export business with small investment, this book is suitable to you. Come on let's jump into the book.

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Dropshipping: How to Launch a Shopify Store in 1 Hour and Make $1000+ Each Month Without Inventory (Passive Income for Beginners)

Pdf Money Dropshipping: How to Launch a Shopify Store in 1 Hour and Make $1000+ Each Month Without Inventory (Passive Income for Beginners)

Pdf:Dropshipping: How to Launch a Shopify Store in 1 Hour and Make $1000+ Each Month Without Inventory (Passive Income for Beginners).DROPSHIPPING IS A PRACTICAL AND SIMPLE GUIDE TO START MAKING MONEY ONLINE (PASSIVE INCOME) ON A BUDGETAre you unhappy with your current financial status? Would you prefer to be your own boss and make a six-figure income with ease? Then you have come to the right place!How does working the same boring job day in, day out, sound to you? Do you dread working 8 hours a day earning minimum wage with no real prospective for a brighter future? Imagine not having to work at all. Think about being able to wake up any time you want and to do anything you desire. Working a regular job can be pretty monotonous and boring. You shouldn't waste your life away on a boring job because you will merely be existing and not living.One of the best ways of creating wealth is by having multiple passive sources of incomes. Passive income streams provide you with great opportunities for wealth accumulation. Dropshipping is one of the easiest businesses to start and offers you a great chance to earn thousands of dollars each week. This home-based opportunity enables you to create wealth, take care of your financial obligations, and eventually lead the kind of lifestyle you've always dreamed of.Discover the secret behind this powerful money-making strategy that has turned ordinary people into wealthy entrepreneurs. A low-cost, high-value resource like this book is only a one-time investment that could earn you a fortune and turn your whole life around.This book teaches you all you need to know about the powerful and successful strategies of dropshipping. It will teach you about excellent strategies that you can apply to your business and realize huge profits each day. This is probably the only opportunity that offers a chance to earn thousands of dollars with very little investment.And the best part is that it is such a simple strategy to apply. You will not have to wait an entire year or month to start earning profits. If you implement these strategies right away, then you could have thousands of dollars flowing into your bank account the very same day.Would you rather wait a couple of years in misery and anguish or take action now and thank yourself later? You will be making a wise decision by choosing to buy this book and implementing the various strategies that are discussed in great detail. The choice is really yours to make.Why should you download the book "Dropshipping" today?Here is a preview of what is covered: How to instantly start your own dropshipping business How to open your own store in a matter of minutes How to identify the most lucrative niche markets Learn how to choose the best products that fetch a good price How to access hundreds of products without investing in inventory Learn the most effective marketing tools to reach millions of customersIf you read this book, you are guaranteed to learn all the important steps that will enable you to set up your online store instantly. You will get access to high quality and high-value products that you can quickly sell and enjoy instant benefits. You will then sell these to customers who will pay you first before you buy them. It's easy, straightforward and anyone can get started right away.There is no need to worry about having sufficient capital to stock your store because we will teach you where to find all the inventory items you need without any capital. You can actually start your very own business with no capital and no inventory!Available to Read On Your PC, Mac, Smartphone, Kindle, Tablet, or iPad.☆★☆ Scroll Up and click "Buy now with 1-Click" ☆★☆Get your copy today!

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Trillion Dollar Economists: How Economists and Their Ideas have Transformed Business (Bloomberg)

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Pdf:Trillion Dollar Economists: How Economists and Their Ideas have Transformed Business (Bloomberg).Review “In his new book Trillion Dollar Economists, Robert Litan of the Brookings Institution argues that the economics profession has ‘created trillions of dollars of income and wealth for the United States and the rest of the world.’ That sounds like a nice contribution for a relatively small profession, especially if we do some simple arithmetic…The fun thing about Litan’s book is that he details many clever little ideas about how to run businesses or to manage the economy better. They lie in the realm of optimal pricing and marketing mechanisms, regulation of monopolies, natural-resource management, public-goods provision, and finance.”—Robert J. Shiller, 2013 Nobel laureate and Yale Professor of Economics Read more From the Inside Flap A trillion dollars, and most likely more – that’s how much economists contribute to the U.S. economy. But you’d never know it by reading the jokes and criticisms (some of it fair) about economists in the media and in the blogosphere. In Trillion Dollar Economists, one of the nation’s leading policy analysts, Robert Litan, explains with lucidity and precision how the insights of many economists, mainly over the past fifty years, have helped to revolutionize business, resulting in huge benefits for companies and consumers. Economists and their ideas are embedded throughout the economy, Internet-based companies (even on-line dating sites), and increasingly in sports. Whether they know it or not, Internet retailers owe their existence to economists who in earlier decades helped convince policy makers to remove limits on prices and entry into the transportation business, while providing much of the intellectual impetus for breaking up the telephone monopoly that otherwise most likely would have inhibited the growth of the Internet. The widespread use of auctions in on-line commerce and search has its origins in economic research. Consumers and businesses that have benefited from the oil and gas boom have economists to thank for convincing policy makers to remove energy price controls. Investors in indexed mutual funds and other financial products are in debt to entrepreneurs who got their ideas or inspiration from financial economists. Readers will learn about these and many other contributions of economists in Trillion Dollar Economists, an important book that will be of interest to students of all ages, anyone in business or thinking of starting one, and policy makers wanting an easy and fun way to know what most economists really do and why their work is so important. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Private Label Empire: Build a Brand - Launch on Amazon FBA - The Perfect Home-Based Business to earn $1000 to $20000 per Month (Amazon FBA, Amazon FBA ... Products, Private Label, FBA Book 1)

Pdf Money Private Label Empire: Build a Brand - Launch on Amazon FBA - The Perfect Home-Based Business to earn $1000 to $20000 per Month (Amazon FBA, Amazon FBA ... Products, Private Label, FBA Book 1)

Pdf:Private Label Empire: Build a Brand - Launch on Amazon FBA - The Perfect Home-Based Business to earn $1000 to $20000 per Month (Amazon FBA, Amazon FBA ... Products, Private Label, FBA Book 1).A Step by Step Manual on how to create a large Amazon business by creating your own Private Label brand!The private labeling business is exploding. There is a huge opportunity to grab your own piece of the pie, and to build a real business, selling your own physical products. This is the absolute perfect business model that requires:Low Start Up Investment CapitalQuick payback on your Initial investmentMinimal RiskHuge passive income potentialHere Is A Preview Of What You'll Learn...In this book I will teach you step by step, how to build your own business within 90 days. It is crammed packed with actionable TIPS and TRICKS to blow away the competition. There are courses out there that sell for up to $4000. You don't need them. PRIVATE LABEL EMPIRE will give you all the information required to help you on your way to building a HUGE business. You will learn:How to choose bestselling productsHow to find a supplier that will manufacture the products for youHow to create a brand, logo, and packagingHow to ship your products to AmazonHow to create a compelling listing that sells!How to launch your products with HUGE success! ACT NOW! $2.99 for a limited time! !!!Tags: Amazon Private Label FBA, FBA, Private Label FBA, Amazon FBA, Amazon FBA Secrets, Sell on Amazon, Physical Products, Private Label, FBA, Private Label, Home-Based Business, Amazing Selling Machine, Fufillment by Amazon, Private Label FBA, Selling on Amazon

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The Internet Entrepreneur Guidebook: Make as an Information or Affiliate Marketer (2 in 1 Bundle)

Pdf Money The Internet Entrepreneur Guidebook: Make as an Information or Affiliate Marketer (2 in 1 Bundle)

Pdf:The Internet Entrepreneur Guidebook: Make as an Information or Affiliate Marketer (2 in 1 Bundle).Who Else Wants to Create a New Source of Income Outside a Day Job!?Learn 2 Business Ideas to Help You Go from Hating Your Day Job to Loving Your Business!Inside you'll discover:THE ON DAY AFFILIATE- How to find niches with virtually no competition - The best ways to find the keyword to promote online - How to find a product to sell - How to create a wordpress site from scratch - How to create a compeling content for your website - How to create a product review from a- z - How to rank your website in Google ASAP... the sure way! MAKE MONEY TEACHING ONLINE- The biggest lies gurus tell their students just to make money off of them - The "online" disease that will kill your dreams of making money online... heck, you might have it right now! - The ONLY solution for this "internet disease" - The major mistakes most newbies make when they start their own business - How to find a niche that is guaranteed to be profitable - The list of the top 21 biggest niches to target - How to narrow down your niche so you only sell to the people that has money - How to create your own customer list - The survey method that will guarantee that you don't waste any time creating your product - 4 easy ways to create your first product CHOOSE A BUSINESS MODEL THAT FITS YOU.Get Started Today by Downloading Your Copy NowJust Click the "Buy Now" Button to Start Your Online Business Education.

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Reselling: The Ultimate 6 in 1 Box Set Guide to Making Money With Ebay, Amazon FBA, Craigslist, Etsy, Thrift Stores and Garage Sales! (Amazon FBA - Selling ... - Work From Home Job - Etsy Business)

Pdf Money Reselling: The Ultimate 6 in 1 Box Set Guide to Making Money With Ebay, Amazon FBA, Craigslist, Etsy, Thrift Stores and Garage Sales! (Amazon FBA - Selling ... - Work From Home Job - Etsy Business)

Pdf:Reselling: The Ultimate 6 in 1 Box Set Guide to Making Money With Ebay, Amazon FBA, Craigslist, Etsy, Thrift Stores and Garage Sales! (Amazon FBA - Selling ... - Work From Home Job - Etsy Business). The Ultimate 6 in 1 Book Box Set Series to Making Money Reselling ** Read For Free With Kindle Unlimited ** In this 6 in 1 box set book you will learn about Amazon FBA, Ebay, Etsy, Garage Sales, Thrift Stores and the list goes on and on.This book has helped me to earn over $5,000 per month through my multiple E - Commerce businesses.This book will help you to take your business to the next level!

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How to Become a Successful Freight Broker: My Journey from Fast Food Manager to Freight Broker

Pdf Money How to Become a Successful Freight Broker: My Journey from Fast Food Manager to Freight Broker

Pdf:How to Become a Successful Freight Broker: My Journey from Fast Food Manager to Freight Broker.The world and its economics are more global today than 10 years ago. Products and goods are being shipped and received from country to country more than ever before. In this global process, one type of key player is the freight broker. Freight brokerage firms are more in demand now than ever before. My name is George A. Stewart, I am 43 years old, and I worked for 12 years as a store manager for Burger King - a truly dead-end job. Just as with most jobs in the job market today, I used to put in plenty of hours that did not translate into much money. I understand that everyone has bad days at work; for me it was not an occasional dissatisfaction but a genuine mismatch. Working for long hours under constant stress was taking a toll on my health, and to make matters worse, I was earning $36,500 per year, which was barely enough to feed myself, my wife, and my three children. Most of the time, I felt like I was dangling from a cliff. My turning point came when I met a customer who seemed to be doing very well despite the hard economic times. After a little chitchat, I found out that he was a freight broker and that he was earning a decent living while working just a few hours. At that point I did not know anything about freight brokerage or that a profession like that even existed. I decided to do some research, and the more I learned, the more my interest grew. Within a matter of weeks, I was completely hooked. Before I knew it, I was taking time off work to begin my training in freight brokerage. After my training, I decided to quit my job and took up a job as a freight agent working under an established freight broker. My job included looking for new clients, taking orders, and matching shippers with carriers. In one year or so, I felt that I had enough experience and contacts to start my own firm. In this book I've outlined every step to becoming a successful freight broker - steps that anyone can understand and follow.

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Who’s Your City?: How the Creative Economy Is Making Where to Live the Most Important Decision of Your Life

Pdf Money Who’s Your City?: How the Creative Economy Is Making Where to Live the Most Important Decision of Your Life

Pdf:Who’s Your City?: How the Creative Economy Is Making Where to Live the Most Important Decision of Your Life.All places are not created equal. In this groundbreaking book, Richard Florida shows that where we live is increasingly a crucial factor in our lives, one that fundamentally affects our professional and personal prospects. As well as explaining why place matters now more than ever, Who's Your City? provides indispensable tools to help you choose the right place for you.It's a cliche of the information age that globalization has made place irrelevant, that one can telecommute as effectively from New Zealand as New York. But it's not true, Richard Florida argues, relying on 20 years of innovative research in urban studies, creativity, and demographic trends. In fact, as new units of economic growth called mega-regions become increasingly specialized, the world is becoming more and more spiky divided between flourishing clusters of talent, education and competitiveness, and moribund valleys. All these places have personalities, Richard Florida explains in the second half of Who's Your City?, and happiness depends on finding the city in which you can balance your personal and career goals to thrive. More people than ever before now have the opportunity to choose where to live, but at different points in our lives we need different kinds of places, he points out. What a couple of recent college graduates want from their city isn't necessarily what a retiree is looking for. You have to find the place that suits you best: a boho-burb neighborhood isn't likely to be the best fit for patio man. Sparkling with Richard Florida's signature intellectual originality, Who's Your City? moves from insights to studies to personal anecdotes, to surprising data on the difference aesthetics makes to people's sense of place. A perceptive and transformative book, it is both a brilliant exploration of the fundamental importance of place and an essential guide to making what may be the most important decision of your life.

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Trucking Freight Brokerage Business Start-Up: Step By Step Guide To Become a Successful Freight Broker

Pdf Money Trucking Freight Brokerage Business Start-Up: Step By Step Guide To Become a Successful Freight Broker

Pdf:Trucking Freight Brokerage Business Start-Up: Step By Step Guide To Become a Successful Freight Broker.Trucking Freight Brokerage Business Start-UpStep by Step Guide to Become a Successful Freight BrokerThe idea of owning a business crosses everyone’s minds from time to time, and I was no different. For the majority, all that really comes along is a fleeting thought that never gets much true consideration.There are many reasons why people are afraid to take the plunge - they do not have access to substantial funds, they are afraid to lose the security that comes with a steady paycheck, they believe they will have even less time for family and other commitments, and a host of other "I just can't do it" excuses.But the biggest reason that most people never try is simple - they are terrified of failure.I was no different as I mentioned, I have gone through all the phases that most go through before getting into their own business, but being a OTR truck driver, I was gone weeks at a time. I still loved what I was doing, but I had been married now for several years, and we had two children with a third on the way. I missed my family when I was gone, and it was hard on my wife as well.Then that little voice in my head came back and whispered, "Open your own business." This time I was in a position to listen and listen I did.When I look at the faces of my family and know without a doubt that running my own Freight/Trucking Broker Business was the best decision I ever made.I make my own hours, work right from home, and never miss any of those important life moments. There is so much opportunity out there for others just like me. I could work 24 hours a day if I really wanted to.I started off with just myself and my wife in the office, and now the wife is "retired,” and we have 22 full-time employees in various positions.Starting out on my own took a lot of guts and was a long and winding path full of trial and error.I wish I had of been able to read a book like this when I was just getting up and running.But you will be the one to benefit because I have already done all of this stuff and now I will share it with you.Do you want to be your own boss? Sit back, put your feet up, and start reading. Right NOW! Then Just Do Exactly What I Did.What You Will Learn In This BookWhat Is A Trucking BrokerHow Does A Freight Broker Make MoneyFuture Of This Industry – An Industry Forecast6 Types Of People A Trucking Broker Must Deal WithTrucking Broker’s Job Duties And Responsibilities10 Must Do Tasks Of A Trucking Broker11 Essential Skills Of A Trucking Broker10 Easy To Follow Steps To Become A Successful Trucking BrokerTraining Requirements To Be A Freight BrokerLicensing Requirements To Be A Trucking BrokerBonds And Insurance RequirementsVarious Insurance OptionsHow Much Does It Cost To Get Started In This BusinessSetting Up Your First OfficeBuying All Necessary Equipment & SuppliesFreight Brokerage SoftwareAccounting And BookkeepingHow To Get Clients5 Effective Ways To Finding New CustomersMarketing And Advertising A Five Year PlanAll The Helpful Resources And Links To Get StartedList Of Free Freight Broker Training Programs And CoursesAfter reading the book, if you have any questions, my email address is at the end of the book, feel free to contact me.Good Luck!

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International Business

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Pdf:International Business.Review 'This book has an evocative blend of the 'big picture' of international business in the age of globalization, and all the key and more specific issues in IB today. These seasoned scholars' varied cases are not just great fun, but also provide great coverage, from the traditional IB topics to newer ones. The authors' practical vision is refreshing, eloquently written, and spot on!' - Mary Ann Von Glinow, Knight Ridder Eminent Scholar Chair in International Management, Florida International University, USA; Former AIB and AOM President 'International Business offers readers an extensive background and useful insights into the basics and practice of IB. Up-to-date, practical examples present wonderful opportunities to learn from the experiences of firms and managers operating in the global environment. ' - Marjorie A. Lyles, Chancellor's Professor and OneAmerica Chaired Professor in Business Administration, Indiana University, USA 'Shenkar, Luo and Chi offer excellent, comprehensive coverage of international business in the new global environment. Written by three outstanding researchers, it is practically focused, firmly grounded in cutting edge research, and up-to-date with great student and instructor support.' - Peter J. Buckley, Professor and Director of Business Confucius Institute, University of Leeds, UK Read more About the Author Oded Shenkar is the Ford Motor Company Chair in Global Business Management and Professor of Management and Human Resources at Ohio State University, USA. A Fellow and past Vice President of the Academy of International Business, he has authored numerous books and over a hundred articles. Yadong Luo is the Emery M. Findley Jr. Distinguished Chair of Graduate Business Studies and Professor of Management at the University of Miami, USA. He is an author of over a dozen books, and over a hundred journal articles, and is a Fellow of The Academy of International Business. Tailan Chi is Professor of International Business and Carl. A. Scupin Faculty Fellow at the University of Kansas, USA. He has published in leading journals of international business and management, including Journal of International Business Studies, Strategic Management Journal, and Management Science. Read more

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The World Is Not for Sale: Farmers Against Junk Food

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Pdf:The World Is Not for Sale: Farmers Against Junk Food.Review “Today McDonald’s, tomorrow the world.”—Times“Naomi Klein’s No Logo, Eric Schlosser’s Fast Food Nation, The Silent Takeover by Noreena Hertz and now Bove’s book are the bibles of the anti-capitalist movement.”—Guardian“Critics frequently accuse the opponents of economic globalization of not presenting any alternative ... The World is Not for Sale couldn’t prove them more wrong.”—Red Pepper“In tune with the movement for which it will become a core text.”—Independent“The peasant leader regarded as a hero in the battle to save France from fast food and free trade is bringing his revolt across the channel to protest against the ‘perversion’ of British agricultural policy.”—Sunday Times“... a call to action, and a timely reminder of the principle: ‘Think globally, act locally.’”—Food Magazine“A vivid testament to the extraordinary potential when local communities, heroic direct actionists and employees come together in creative alliances against corporate power.”—New Statesman“... an engaging account of two twentieth-century heroes who, in their fight for sustainable agriculture, have embraced the larger vision for a more just, healthy, and harmonic global community.”—clamor magazine“It is refreshing to read informed argument by people who are both left wing and who, as working farmers, know what they are talking about.”—Socialist Review Read more About the Author Naomi Klein is an award-winning journalist, syndicated columnist, fellow at the Nation Institute and author of The Shock Doctrine. Read more

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Weaponization of Trade: The Great Unbalancing of Politics and Economics (Perspectives)

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Pdf:Weaponization of Trade: The Great Unbalancing of Politics and Economics (Perspectives).Trade is being weaponized - and this is not good. As politicians on both sides of the Atlantic raise the stakes, trade is increasingly a tool of coercion to achieve strategic influence. This book looks at the risks for us all as trade becomes an instrument of foreign policy, and it shows how politicians could turn things around."

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Freight Forwarder Business Startup

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Pdf:Freight Forwarder Business Startup.The global freight forwarding market has been seeing a steady growth of around 5 percent for the last four years. This trend is expected to continue and grow bigger. New trade deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), Trans-Atlantic Partnership (TAP), and many others are bringing the whole world into one marketplace. In 2013, according to Transportation Intelligence, a leading logistics research firm, the freight forwarding industry was at 129 billion dollars, but as of today, it has grown by another 16-20 billion more. This is an industry that, in my opinion, is still in its infancy. With TPP, TAP, and many other global trade agreements, the need for such services will grow higher every year. Another rapid growth I see in this business is from "Fulfilled by Amazon" (FBA) business owners, most of who buy their merchandise from China. Now Amazon never accepts merchandise directly from a foreign country, so each and every piece of merchandise has to come through a freight forwarder or broker. This way, the merchandise can get relabeled and shipped to various Amazon warehouses. In this audiobook, you will learn: What is a freight forwarder What is the freight forwarding business Types of freight forwarders Steps to becoming a freight forwarder How and where to get trained What courses you should take How to set up your business Legal factors Freight forwarder licenses Steps to FMCSA registration Insurance requirements Running a freight forwarding business Trading condition and limiting liability How to promote and grow your business The elements of price quote Links to all forms and applications

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Export/Import Procedures and Documentation

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Pdf:Export/Import Procedures and Documentation.Book Description The details of international business are growing more complex by the day—and even the most seasoned professionals can find themselves in need of guidance. This comprehensive answer book supplies readers with a clear view of the entire export/import process, explaining the ins and outs of shipping and insurance; payment mechanisms; distributors vs. agents; customs and export control requirements; and transportation issues. Featuring dozens of sample contracts, procedures, checklists, and ready-to-use forms—Export/Import Procedures and Documentation is an authoritative voice in the everchanging, often confusing world of international laws and regulations. The revised fifth edition contains new and expanded information on topics including: Corporate oversight and compliance • Valuation • The Export Control Reform Act • Licensing requirements and exceptions • International Commerce Trade Terminology • The shifting definition of “Country of Origin” • Specialized exporting and importing • And more Thorough and accessible, this trusted resource provides readers with the tools they need to manage supply chain dynamics around the world, and keep everything organized, up-to-date, and above board each step of the way. Read more From the Inside Flap As global political and economic landscapes shift and evolve, so do export and import challenges. And despite advances in technology, communication, and logistics, things are not getting any less complex. The ramifications of improper and/or uninformed procedures are serious, and one false move could be disastrous—even a death blow—to your organization. There has never been a more critical time to be up-to-date and in compliance with every single rule, law, regulation, and policy regarding your company’s procedures and documentation as it does business in this hugely profitable but potentially treacherous landscape. The fifth edition of the landmark Export/Import Procedures and Documentation leaves absolutely no stone unturned, no potential trap overlooked. Every step of proper international business dealings is accounted for and covered in exhaustive detail, from initial presales work to post-customs final destination. With fully updated information on hundreds of topics, the book is the first and last word on: • Organizing for Importing and Exporting. Oversight and compliance; job responsibilities and interacting with other departments; important considerations in the hiring of foreign nationals. • International Trade Terminology (Incoterms®). Understanding what these standardized export and import terms mean—and what they don’t. • Export Controls and Licenses. What each of the several export agencies controls and how to determine their requirements and any potential exceptions; how the 2009 Export Control Reform Initiative has changed, and continues to change, and what it means to your business. • Import Classification and Valuation. Antidumping and countervailing duties; duty reduction programs; and opportunities. • Country of Origin. How the meaning of this term changes with its purpose: basic duty purposes, free trade agreement purposes, government procurement purposes, and more; and when you can and cannot declare your products to be “Made in the U.S.A.” • Specialized Import and Export Situations. Information includes crucial updates on what additional government agencies and requirements you’ll need to satisfy. • And much more. The book also includes a huge array of materials and tools for onsite use, including: • A simple yet thorough overview of export and import procedures • Guidance on Internet purchasing and sales • Dozens of sample documents and precise procedures—with checklists, so you’ll know they are being followed to the letter • Questionnaires, drills, and debriefs to make sure you’re prepared for the inevitable audit • Plain-language, super-detailed legal requirements—and sobering information on penalties for noncompliance • Sample contracts for both export and import • Exhaustive glossary of international trading terms and acronyms Export/Import Procedures and Documentation emphasizes real-world application and navigation of everyday and unforeseen trade circumstances, including detailed consideration of security issues: preimport and supply chain concerns, security filing requirements, and much more. There are also strategies and guidelines for importing and exporting online, and thorough discussion of Internet-based documentation, including the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) and how to access and use State and Commerce Department websites. Indispensable in utility and unmatched in authority, Bade’s latest handbook is simply the first and last word in doing global business the right way: with nothing left to chance, nothing open to undue scrutiny, and nothing to stop your enterprise from enjoying sustained and substantial growth. Donna L. Bade is the managing partner of the Chicago office of the international trade law firm of Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A. She began as a licensed customs broker and freight forwarder before attending law school. She has taught Import and Export Trade Law at The John Marshall Law School as well as given numerous seminars and webinars throughout the United States. She is past President of the Chicago Brokers & Freight Forwarders Association and of the Customs Committee of the Chicago Bar Association. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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How to Day Trade for a Living: A Beginner’s Guide to Trading Tools and Tactics, Money Management, Discipline and Trading Psychology

Pdf Money How to Day Trade for a Living: A Beginner’s Guide to Trading Tools and Tactics, Money Management, Discipline and Trading Psychology

Pdf:How to Day Trade for a Living: A Beginner’s Guide to Trading Tools and Tactics, Money Management, Discipline and Trading Psychology.Review 'This is one of the best day trading books I have read. The author outlines the day trading process with real trade examples. This is a must read if you are beginning to explore day trading.'- Manual L. at Vancouver-Traders.com'Questions I had about my past mistakes and how to become a more profitable trader were right there in Andrew's book. Whether you're an experienced day trader or just want to start day trading, Andrew has the strategies to help you improve your profitability and reduce your risk. If you just wanted to get started in day trading, following Andrew's guidelines gets you stated on the right foot.His comprehensive coverage of How to Day Trade, Risk Management, finding the right stocks to trade, the best trading brokers and software are all there. Most importantly the right strategies you should use to get in and out of your trades are discussed in detail.His book has help me become more confident and profitable in my current trades. There are a lot of other books on day trading that just give you basic philosophy and market theory. I highly recommend How To Trade For A Living.'- Thomas K. at Vancouver-Traders.com Read more From the Author Day trading is not gambling. It's not an online poker game. To be successful at day trading you need the right tools and you need to be motivated, to work hard, and to persevere.At the beginning of my trading career, a pharmaceutical company announced some positive results for one of its drugs and its stock jumped from $1 to over $55 in just two days. Two days! I was a beginner at the time. I was the amateur. I purchased 1,000 shares at $4 and sold them at over $10. On my very first beginner trade, I made $6,000 in a matter of minutes.It was pure luck. I honestly had no idea what I was doing. Within a few weeks I had lost that entire $6,000 by making mistakes in other trades. I was lucky. My first stupid trade was my lucky one. Other people are not so lucky. For many, their first mistake is their last trade because in just a few minutes, in one simple trade, they lose all of the money they had worked so hard for. With their account at zero, they walk away from day trading.As a new day trader you should never lose sight of the fact that you are competing with professional traders on Wall Street and other experienced traders around the world who are very serious, highly equipped with advanced education and tools, and most importantly, committed to making money.Day trading is not gambling or a hobby. You must approach trading very, very seriously. As such, I wake up early, go for a run, take a shower, get dressed, eat breakfast, and fire up my trading station before the markets open in New York. I am awake. I am alert. I am motivated when I sit down and start working on the list of stocks I will watch that day. This morning routine has tremendously helped my mental preparation for coming into the market. Whatever your routine is, starting the morning in a similar fashion will pay invaluable dividends.Rolling out of bed and throwing water on your face 15 minutes before the opening bell just does not give you sufficient time to be prepared for the market's opening. Sitting at your computer in your pajamas or underwear does not put you in the right mindset to attack the market. I know. I've experienced all of these scenarios.In How to Day Trade for a Living, I will show you how you too can take control over your life and have success in day trading on the stock market. I love teaching. It's my passion. In this book, I use simple and easy to understand words to explain the strategies and concepts you need to know to launch yourself into day trading on the stock market. This book is definitely NOT a difficult, technical, hard to understand, complicated and complex guide to the stock market. It's concise. It's practical. It's written for everyone. You can learn how to beat Wall Street at its own game. I invite you to join me in the world of day trading. I'm a real person who you can connect with. I'm not just a photograph here on the Amazon site. I love what I do. You can follow my blog post under Author Updates on my Author page on Amazon. It's honest. You'll see I lose some days. You can read the reviews of my book. I know you will learn much about day trading and the stock market from studying my book. You can join at no cost and with no obligation my community of day traders at vancouver-traders.com. You can ask us questions. Practical, hands-on knowledge. That's How to Day Trade for a Living. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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The 30-Minute Stock Trader: The Stress-Free Trading Strategy for Financial Freedom

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Pdf:The 30-Minute Stock Trader: The Stress-Free Trading Strategy for Financial Freedom.By automating your investment strategy, you can achieve financial freedom and work thirty minutes a day.In The 30-Minute Stock Trader, Laurens will take you through all of the steps to create your own automated stock trading strategy that’s proven and based on historical price action data. He will also show you how to suit the strategy to your lifestyle. You simply need to follow your computer’s instructions, and you’ll never need to listen to the financial media again.In this book, you’ll discover:Why the classical investment approach most people use is doomed to failProof that automated trading worksHow to uncover your “trading personality”Three proven strategies—with exact numbers, entry and exit rules, and charts and graphsThe “missing ingredient” to financial freedomThe secret twelve-ingredient recipe of a profitable, automated trading strategyWith The 30-Minute Stock Trader, you’ll have complete knowledge about how to build your own, personalized trading strategy to achieve financial freedom and live the way you choose.

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Mastering the Trade, Third Edition: Proven Techniques for Profiting from Intraday and Swing Trading Setups

Pdf Money Mastering the Trade, Third Edition: Proven Techniques for Profiting from Intraday and Swing Trading Setups

Pdf:Mastering the Trade, Third Edition: Proven Techniques for Profiting from Intraday and Swing Trading Setups.From the Back Cover “Well written and packed with the kind of insight about the nature of trading and the markets that can surely benefit every level of trader.”―Mark Douglas, author of Trading in the Zone and The Disciplined Trader“This is a must read for all new traders, specifically for the psychological aspect of trading. I am recommending it to all of my clients.”―Carolyn Boroden, FibonacciQueen.com Read more About the Author John F. Carter is the founder of SimplerTrading.com. He makes frequent appearances on CNBC, Fox Business, and Bloomberg, and is a regular contributor to Traders Expos and Money Shows around the world. He is also active in real estate and Angel investing.  He and his wife Maria live outside of Austin, TX, on a ranch with their three children. Read more

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A TRADER'S FIRST BOOK ON COMMODITIES: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FUTURES AND OPTIONS TRADING BEFORE PLACING A TRADE

Pdf Money A TRADER'S FIRST BOOK ON COMMODITIES: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FUTURES AND OPTIONS TRADING  BEFORE PLACING A TRADE

Pdf:A TRADER'S FIRST BOOK ON COMMODITIES: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FUTURES AND OPTIONS TRADING BEFORE PLACING A TRADE.Review “This book has the necessary information for any beginning trader. Take this book home!” — Glen Larson, President, Genesis Financial Technologies, Inc.   “As an industry insider and active trader, Carley provides excellent perspective in trading commodities. She simplifies the process and explains in detail how to gain access to the markets and how to avoid the common mistakes for novice traders. This is a must-read and one that has a shelf life as an important resource in commodities trading.”—Stephanie Link, TIAA Investments Equity Portfolio Manager, an affiliate of Nuveen   “This book provides the type of information every trader needs to know and the type of information too many traders had to learn the hard and expensive way. Carley offers practical need-to-know, real-world trading tips that are lacking in many books on futures. It will help not only the novice trader but seasoned veterans as well. This book will serve as a must-have reference in every trader’s library.” —Phil Flynn, Futures Account Executive at Price Futures Group, and a Fox Business Network contributor.   “This easy-to-read introduction to futures trading provides a comprehensive overview while being honest about the risks. If you are as hard working as Carley is, it will surely whet your appetite to read more about the incredible business of trading commodities!” —Linda Raschke, LBRGroup/FuturePath Read more From the Author Trading commodities is a game of mental stability; without the proper understanding of the futures and options markets and the ability to remain calm, it is difficult to make rational trading decisions.  The goal of this book is to enable traders to create a trading environment lacking peripheral distractions or stress which, in turn, mitigates emotions and improves the odds of trading success. In short, the third edition of A Trader's First Book on Commodities is everything you need to know and do before you ever place a trade. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Options Trading: QuickStart Guide - The Simplified Beginner's Guide To Options Trading

Pdf Money Options Trading: QuickStart Guide - The Simplified Beginner's Guide To Options Trading

Pdf:Options Trading: QuickStart Guide - The Simplified Beginner's Guide To Options Trading.Options Trading, Simplified This is not your typical options trading book, plagued with jargon and written by Wall Street academics who are more concerned with showing off than with actually teaching you how to trade. In Options Trading QuickStart Guide, ClydeBank Finance packages the wisdom of the Wall Street elite into a straight-forward and easy-to-read teaching tool. Options Trading QuickStart Guide is ClydeBank Finance at its best, making complex ideas clear while endowing readers with a wealth of powerful new knowledge. Whether you’re a newcomer to options trading or a grizzled veteran looking for a fresh take on basic strategy, you’ll enjoy the plain-spoken style and colorful scenarios illustrated in Options Trading QuickStart Guide. In addition to providing a solid beginner’s course in options trading, Options Trading QuickStart Guide walks you through a multitude of strategic trading decisions, showing you how a trader thinks and how he arrives at critical decisions. This book wasn’t written for someone who wants to stay on the sidelines, but for the ambitious trader looking to become a formidable, sharp, and cunning options trader. You'll Learn:The fundamentals of put and call options.How to understand and leverage intrinsic valueHow to use a stock’s IV (implied volatility) to inform smart tradesWhat you need to know about “The Greeks.”The mechanics of the short sellA Risk-Free Purchase - No Questions Asked Money Back GuranteeWe are so confident that methods outlined in this book will help you understand Options Trading that we're willing to let you try the book risk-free. If you are not fully satisfied with the product, simply let us know and we will provide a 100% full refund. That’s right, a 100% Money-Back Guarantee! What reason do you have to not give this book a try? Scroll Up To The Top Of The Page And Click The Orange "Buy Now" Icon On The Right Side Right Now! ClydeBank Media LLC 2018 All Rights Reserved

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Understanding Options 2E

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Pdf:Understanding Options 2E.About the Author Michael Sincere is a full-time columnist, writer, and author of numerous books, including Understanding Stocks and All About Market Indicators. Read more

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The Basics of Bitcoins and Blockchains: An Introduction to Cryptocurrencies and the Technology that Powers Them

Pdf Money The Basics of Bitcoins and Blockchains: An Introduction to Cryptocurrencies and the Technology that Powers Them

Pdf:The Basics of Bitcoins and Blockchains: An Introduction to Cryptocurrencies and the Technology that Powers Them.#1 Amazon New Release! ─ Understand Bitcoin, blockchains, and cryptocurrency with this clear and comprehensible guideLearn the history and basics of cryptocurrency and blockchains: There’s a lot of information on cryptocurrency and blockchains out there. But, for the uninitiated, most of this information can be indecipherable. The Basics of Bitcoins and Blockchains aims to provide an accessible guide to this new currency and the revolutionary technology that powers it.Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies: Gain an understanding of a broad spectrum of Bitcoin topics. The Basics of Bitcoins and Blockchains covers topics such as the history of Bitcoin, the Bitcoin blockchain, and Bitcoin buying, selling, and mining. It also answers how payments are made and how transactions are kept secure. Other cryptocurrencies and cryptocurrency pricing are examined, answering how one puts a value on cryptocurrencies and digital tokens.Blockchain technology: Blockchain technology underlies all cryptocurrencies and cryptocurrency transactions. But what exactly is a blockchain, how does it work, and why is it important? The Basics of Bitcoins and Blockchains will answer these questions and more. Learn about notable blockchain platforms, smart contracts, and other important facets of blockchains and their function in the changing cyber-economy.Things to know before buying cryptocurrencies: The Basics of Bitcoins and Blockchains offers trustworthy and balanced insights to those interested in Bitcoin investing or investing in other cryptocurrency. Discover the risks and mitigations, learn how to identify scams, and understand cryptocurrency exchanges, digital wallets, and regulations with this book.Readers will learn about:Bitcoin and other cryptocurrenciesBlockchain technology and how it worksThe workings of the cryptocurrency marketThe evolution and potential impacts of Bitcoin and blockchains on global businessesDive into the world of cryptocurrency with confidence with this comprehensive introduction.

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Encyclopedia of Chart Patterns

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Pdf:Encyclopedia of Chart Patterns.Review “The book is called an ‘Encyclopedia’ for a reason.  In roughly 1000 pages, it contains 53 chart patterns plus 9 more event patterns which will pretty much cover you for any chart you come across…. if you take technical trading seriously, it is a book that should be on your shelf.” —Alan Battista, Stockineer.com Book Review Read more From the Inside Flap The Encyclopedia of Chart Patterns, recognized as the premier reference on chart pattern analysis, extends its lead with this Second Edition. This definitive text includes new bull and bear market statistics, performance sorted by volume shape and trend, more than a dozen additional chart patterns, and a new section covering ten event patterns. Significant events—such as earnings announcements, stock upgrades and downgrades—shape today's trading, and Bulkowski gives readers the best information on what happens after those events occur. He also shows you how to trade them and uses reliable statistics to back it all up. In each chapter of Encyclopedia of Chart Patterns, Second Edition you'll learn the following about each pattern: Results Snapshot—A statistical summary of pattern behavior, including its performance rank, breakeven failure rate, average rise or decline—all separated by breakout direction and market type (bull or bear) Tour—A broad introduction to the pattern Identification Guidelines— Characteristics to look for Focus on Failures—What failed patterns look like, why they failed, and how to avoid them Statistics—The numbers and what they tell you, separated into bull/bear markets and breakout direction, including average rise or decline, failure rates, volume shapes, performance by size, and busted pattern performance Trading Tactics—Strategies to increase profits and minimize risk Sample Trade—Puts it all together, showing the chart pattern in action, with hypothetical or actual trades using real data For Best Performance—A table of selection tips to boost performance Encyclopedia of Chart Patterns, Second Edition also includes summary tables ranking chart- and event-pattern performance for easy reference; a glossary; a chapter on methodology explaining what each statistical table entry means and how it was calculated; and a visual index to make chart pattern identification a snap. The result is today's most comprehensive and valuable technical analysis reference—one that will save you critical time in identifying chart patterns and increase your likelihood of buying near the price bottom and selling near the top. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Option Volatility and Pricing: Advanced Trading Strategies and Techniques, 2nd Edition

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Pdf:Option Volatility and Pricing: Advanced Trading Strategies and Techniques, 2nd Edition.From the Back Cover THE CLASSIC BESTSELLING GUIDE--NOW REVISED AND UPDATED For two decades, Sheldon Natenberg's Option Volatility & Pricing has been one of the most widely read texts among serious option traders around the world. Now updated for today's market, the second edition takes an indepth look at the latest developments and trends in option products and trading strategies. Topics include: * Theoretical Pricing Models * Understanding Volatility * Trading and Hedging Strategies * Risk Management * Option Arbitrage * Option Theory and the Real World * Volatility Contracts The book presents strategies and techniques used by successful option traders at major exchanges and professional trading firms around the globe. Expanded and completely revised to address today's markets, it's the most comprehensive book on the subject, written by someone in the unique position of being both a professional trader and educator. Includes a glossary of option terminology and math essentials Read more About the Author SHELDON NATENBERG is a well-known author and lecturer on options. He began his trading career in 1982 as an independent market maker in equity options at the Chicago Board Options Exchange. From 1985 to 2000 he traded commodity options, also as an independent floor trader, at the Chicago Board of Trade. Since 2000 he has been a member of the education team at Chicago Trading Company, a proprietary derivatives trading firm. Read more

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A Trader's First Book on Commodities: Everything you need to know about futures and options trading before placing a trade

Pdf Money A Trader's First Book on Commodities: Everything you need to know about futures and options trading before placing a trade

Pdf:A Trader's First Book on Commodities: Everything you need to know about futures and options trading before placing a trade.In their quest for trading commodities profitably, beginning traders spend a substantial amount of time studying market theory, various types of market analysis, and paper-trading in the futures and options markets. Yet, almost all of them fail to take the necessary steps to ensure their trading environment is conducive for the profits they seek. “A Trader’s First Book on Commodities” aims to fill the void in trading literature that overlooks the importance in making the right decisions before ever placing a commodity trade such as fully understanding market mechanics and logistics, choosing a proper trading platform, understanding order types, being aware of market data fees and policies, how to quote and calculate profit or loss in each of the commodity markets, preparing for margin calls, and the only magic in trading–humility.A Trader’s First Book on Commodities is guaranteed to shorten the learning curve for beginning traders while offering seasoned traders a new perspective on familiar topics. There is more to trading than computer-generated oscillators and trendlines; choosing the wrong trading platform, brokerage, or order type can do more harm to a trading account than choosing the wrong technical indicator. "Trading commodities is a game of mental stability; without the proper understanding of the futures and options markets and the ability to remain calm, it is difficult to make rational trading decisions. The goal of this book is to enable traders to create a trading environment lacking peripheral distractions or stress which, in turn, mitigates emotions and improves the odds of trading success. In short, the third edition of A Trader’s First Book on Commodities is everything you need to know and do before you ever place a trade." - Carley Garner

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Naked Forex: High-Probability Techniques for Trading Without Indicators

Pdf Money Naked Forex: High-Probability Techniques for Trading Without Indicators

Pdf:Naked Forex: High-Probability Techniques for Trading Without Indicators.From the Inside Flap Most forex traders lose because they persist in believing three myths of successful trading. Myth 1: successful trading must be indicator-based. Myth 2: successful trading must be complex. Myth 3: successful trading is dependent on the trading system. Well, it's time to get over these misconceptions and start winning, say authors Alexander Nekritin and Walter Peters in Naked Forex. Long before computers and calculators, trading was handled without complex technical analysis and indicators. Trading was old school—based on using only price charts—and it was simple, profitable, and easy to implement. In Naked Forex, Nekritin and Peters show you how to successfully trade this way. This lively, three-part book lays out the authors' techniques in detail. The first part walks you through the fundamentals of forex trading and establishes the ruling tenet of all naked forex trading: price is king. In Part Two, the authors share methods that lead to profits, including using resistance zones, price patterns, transitions, and such intriguing trade setups as Wammies, Moolahs, and the Last Kiss. In the last part of the book, you'll learn to understand your own trading psyche. Mastering your own attitudes toward risk, says coauthor Peters, who is also a PhD in psychology, is how you finally become a true professional trader. Engaging and informative, this practical guide touches on many provocative topics, including: Is it possible to outwit some of the most determined, intelligent, and well-resourced traders in the world? Find out what it takes The concept of 'zones' and the seven most important things you need to know about them Six key stages you must address for every trade Are you a runner or a gunner? When it comes to exiting a trade with money, it's important to know The one secret expert traders all share, why boring is good, and six steps to becoming an expert Why understanding yourself is paramount. What is your attitude towards money? What are your biases? Find out how to find out Naked trading is liberating, exhilarating, and frees you to focus on markets, instead of the indicators, say Nekritin and Peters. Follow their proprietary techniques to profitability with Naked Forex. Read more From the Back Cover Naked Forex Simplify your way to success in the world of foreign currency trading Today's forex traders rely mostly on technical analysis books written for stock, futures, and options traders. Yet, long before computers and calculators, trading was handled without this complex and confusing array of indicators. Trading was . . . naked. Naked Forex reveals powerful and effective techniques for trading without indicators and, instead, teaches you to rely solely on price charts. From an expert author duo that includes the CEO of TradersChoiceFX.com and a professional forex trader who holds a PhD in psychology, you'll discover a liberating system for trading in the forex market, as well as how to tap into your own personality to achieve success. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Understanding Options 2E

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Pdf:Understanding Options 2E.The options investing bestseller--updated with new strategies to help generate income, hedge, speculate, and protect stock positions (and help with Series 7). This new edition of Understanding Options provides all the basics you need to get started. Important new material includes overcoming assignment anxiety, LEAPS, the Greeks, protective and married puts, collars, credit and debit spreads, writing cash-secured puts, straddles, strangles, iron condors, calendar spreads, butterfly spreads, Weeklys, and mini-options.Michael Sincere is a full-time columnist for MarketWatch and author of numerous books, including Understanding Stocks, All About Market Indicators, Predict the Next Bull or Bear Market and Win, and Start Day Trading Now. 

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Mastering the Trade, Third Edition: Proven Techniques for Profiting from Intraday and Swing Trading Setups

Pdf Money Mastering the Trade, Third Edition: Proven Techniques for Profiting from Intraday and Swing Trading Setups

Pdf:Mastering the Trade, Third Edition: Proven Techniques for Profiting from Intraday and Swing Trading Setups.The go-to guide for launching a lucrative career in trading—fully updated for today’s turbulent markets One of today’s most successful traders, John F. Carter has made his popular guide more relevant and effective than ever. This new edition of Mastering the Trade includes the essential content that has made it a bestselling classic, and includes critical new information for making the best trading decisions in every situation. Combining insightful market overview with trading strategies and concepts, Carter provides: •Proven set-ups, with optimal markets and non-negotiable trading rules •Exact entry, exit, and stop loss levels for swing and intraday trading •Seven key internals, from Skew to VIX •Pre-market checklist for analyzing recent market behavior •Scanning techniques for pinpointing high-probability setups•Effective risk control techniques •Methods for ensuring your computer runs at max speed•Techniques for predicting market corrections From valuable hardware and software to market mechanics, pivot points, and position sizing, Carter delivers a suite of tools for beating out the competition on a regular basis. Mastering the Trade, Third Edition builds your expertise in knowing what’s working for you and what’s working against you, so you make a living on the frontlines of professional trading.

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Introduction To Algo Trading: How Retail Traders Can Successfully Compete With Professional Traders

Pdf Money Introduction To Algo Trading: How Retail Traders Can Successfully Compete With Professional Traders

Pdf:Introduction To Algo Trading: How Retail Traders Can Successfully Compete With Professional Traders.Are you interested in algorithmic trading, but unsure how to get started? Join best selling author and champion futures trader Kevin J. Davey as he introduces you to the world of retail algorithmic trading. In this book, you will find out if algo trading is for you, while learning the advantages and disadvantages involved.. You will also learn how to start algo trading on your own, how to select a trading platform and what is needed to develop simple trading strategies. Finally you will learn important tips for successful algo trading, along with a roadmap of next steps to take.

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The Simple Strategy: A Powerful Day Trading Strategy for Trading Futures, Stocks, ETFs and Forex

Pdf Money The Simple Strategy: A Powerful Day Trading Strategy for Trading Futures, Stocks, ETFs and Forex

Pdf:The Simple Strategy: A Powerful Day Trading Strategy for Trading Futures, Stocks, ETFs and Forex.Learn a powerful day trading strategy in less than 60 minutes. A profitable trading strategy is the most important tool for a trader. This book explains a powerful trend-following day trading strategy for trading futures, stocks, ETFs, and Forex. When trading with The Simple Strategy, there's no second-guessing. As you will see, the entry rules are based on indicators - and these rules are black and white. Either the MACD is above the zero line or it isn't. And either the RSI is above 70 or it isn't. The entries are easy to identify and execute. That's why this strategy is called The Simple Strategy. When trading with The Simple Strategy you'll know when to exit even before you enter the trade. So, you'll know exactly how much to risk on any given trade, which is essential for precise position sizing and money management. Plus, you can put the trade on autopilot once your entry order is filled. This will keep trade management to a minimum. It's easy and simple. These days, trends are short-lived. The times when you could enter the market in the morning and exit the market in the afternoon are over. These days the markets can turn on a dime. Low trading commissions and computerized trading have destroyed the nice, long intraday trends. However, with The Simple Strategy you can take advantage of the small, intraday trends that we are seeing in today's markets.

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Trend Following, 5th Edition: How to Make a Fortune in Bull, Bear and Black Swan Markets

Pdf Money Trend Following, 5th Edition: How to Make a Fortune in Bull, Bear and Black Swan Markets

Pdf:Trend Following, 5th Edition: How to Make a Fortune in Bull, Bear and Black Swan Markets.Want to take the financial journey to a new investing philosophy that might very well affect the rest of your moneymaking life? No one can guarantee the yellow brick road, but Michael Covel promises the red pill will leave you wide awake. Trend Following reveals the truth about a trading strategy that makes money in up, down, and surprise markets. By applying straightforward and repeatable rules, anyone can learn to make money in the markets - whether bull, bear, or black swan - by following the trend to the end when it bends. In this timely reboot of his best-selling classic, Michael Covel dives head first into trend following strategy to examine the risks, benefits, people, and systems. You'll hear from traders who have made millions, and learn from their successes and mistakes - insights you'll only find here. You'll learn the trend philosophy and how it has performed in booms, bubbles, panics, and crashes. Using incontrovertible data and overwhelming supporting evidence, with a direct connection to the foundations of behavioral finance, Covel takes you inside the core principles of trend following and shows everyone, from brand new trader to professional, how alpha gets pulled from the market. His newest edition has been revised and extended, with seven brand new interviews and research proof from his one-of-a-kind network. This is trend following for today's generation. If you're looking to go beyond passive index funds and trusting the Fed, this cutting-edge classic holds the keys to a weatherproof portfolio. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio.

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Devil Take the Hindmost: A History of Financial Speculation

Pdf Money Devil Take the Hindmost: A History of Financial Speculation

Pdf:Devil Take the Hindmost: A History of Financial Speculation.Review “The subtle ways in which individual investors become drawn into crowd behavior is a much studied phenomenon, covered brilliantly… in the book Devil Take the Hindmost.”—The Daily Telegraph (London) “The South Sea Company is one of the great bubble and crash stories. Many books have referred to it. One of the finest is Devil Take the Hindmost.”—Debashis Basu, Money Life “Excellent.”—City A.M. “[An] essential history of financial manias.”—The Observer “A lively history of speculative manias and bubbles by a British banker turned writer.”—Susan Adams, Forbes Read more From the Back Cover Devil Take the Hindmost is a lively, original, and challenging history of stock market speculation from the seventeenth century to the present day. Edward Chancellor traces the origins of the speculative spirit back to ancient Rome and chronicles its revival in the modern world: from the tulip scandal of 1630s Holland, to 'stockjobbing' in London's Exchange Alley (where wine sold at auction by an 'inch of a candle'), to the infamous South Sea Bubble of 1719, which prompted investor Sir Isaac Newton to comment, 'I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies, but not the madness of people'. Here are brokers underwriting risks that included highway robbery and the 'assurance of female chastity'; credit notes and lottery tickets circulating as money; wise and unwise investors from Alexander Pope and Benjamin Disraeli to Ivan Boesky and Hillary Rodham Clinton.From the Gilded Age to the Roaring Twenties, from the railway mania of nineteenth-century America to the crash of 1929, from junk bonds and the Japanese bubble economy to day-traders of the Information Era, Devil Take the Hindmost tells a fascinating story of human dreams and folly through the ages. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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The Basics of Bitcoins and Blockchains: An Introduction to Cryptocurrencies and the Technology that Powers Them

Pdf Money The Basics of Bitcoins and Blockchains: An Introduction to Cryptocurrencies and the Technology that Powers Them

Pdf:The Basics of Bitcoins and Blockchains: An Introduction to Cryptocurrencies and the Technology that Powers Them.Review “A useful, usable and enjoyable read. Antony helps us all clearly understand the mechanics of bitcoin and blockchain.” ―Rob Findlay, Founder, Next Money“My family asked me to explain what I do, I gave them a copy of this book. Antony explains cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies clearly and articulately, whilst remaining witty.”―Colin Platt, Co-Host Blockchain Insider Podcast & DLT/Cryptocurrency Researcher“One of the few credible books I suggest when people ask ‘where can I learn about bitcoin?’ [It is an] excellent, level-headed primary on everything crypto. I’ve been in the space for quite some time and I still learned from The Basics of Bitcoins and Blockchains.”―Zennon Kapron, Managing Director, Kapronasia“An engaging, clear, and authoritative guide to the applications and implications of blockchains.” ―Greg Wolfson, Head of Business Development at Element Group“The first book that I’ve seen that really breaks down concepts. [An] excellent insight into the key concepts and real-world implications of bitcoin and blockchain.” ―Zennon Kapron, Managing Director, Kapronasia“A great resource for anyone who wants to understand what blockchain and cryptocurrency is really all about.” ―Paul Griffin, Associate Professor, School of Information Systems, Singapore Management University“Einstein said that ‘if you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.’ Antony clearly understands and articulates the basics of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies.” ―Colin Platt, Co-Host Blockchain Insider Podcast & DLT/Cryptocurrency Researcher“[A] comprehensive overview of the fundamentals. One of the few recommended readings for my new staff.” ―Yusho Liu, Cofounder, Coinhako“A delightful read that cuts the hype, finds the signal in the noise, and fires on all cylinders from front to back.” ―John Collins, fintech advisor Read more About the Author In 2013, Antony became so interested in a niche online currency called Bitcoin, he left a conventional banking career to join a little startup called itBit. itBit is a bitcoin exchange, a website where clients can buy and sell bitcoins, and was one of the first wave of venture capital funded companies in the nascent cryptocurrency industry. After itBit, Antony privately consulted to clients mainly in the finance and consulting sectors, writing papers and running workshops to explain this new technology to curious professionals. In 2016 Antony joined R3, a financial industry consortium created to collaboratively explore the benefits of blockchain technology. As Director of Research, he explores and explains the evolving concepts and technologies to clients, policymakers, and the public. Antony currently sits on the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission’s FinTech Advisory Group panel. Before bitcoins and blockchains, Antony was a technologist at Credit Suisse in London and Singapore having started his banking career as an FX spot trader at Barclays Capital in 2007. Antony lives in Singapore with his wife Sarah and their two children and blogs at www.bitsonblocks.net. Read more

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Getting Started in Technical Analysis

Pdf Money Getting Started in Technical Analysis

Pdf:Getting Started in Technical Analysis.From the Publisher Technical analysis is the art and science of deciphering chart patterns in order to better analyze and predict prices of a given security. Jack Schwager demystifies technical analysis for investors, introducing them to oscillators, price-and-time charts, on-line charting applications, and much more. Read more From the Back Cover Revered by many, reviled by some, technical analysis is the art and science of deciphering price activity to better understand market behavior and identify trading opportunities. In this accessible guide, Jack Schwager-perhaps the most recognized and respected name in the field-demystifies technical analysis for beginning investors, clearly explaining such basics as trends, trading ranges, chart patterns, stops, entry, and exit and pyramiding approaches. The book's numerous examples and clear, simple explanations provide a solid framework for using technical analysis to make better, more informed investment decisions and as the basis for mechanical trading systems. Along with Schwager's invaluable trading rules and market observations culled from years of real-world trading experience, Getting Started in Technical Analysis offers in-depth coverage of: * Types of charts-bar, close-only, point-and-figure, candlestick. * Chart patterns-one-day, continuation, top and bottom formations, the importance of failed signals. * Trading systems-trend-following, counter-trend, pattern recognition. * Charting and analysis software-price data issues, time frame/trading style considerations, software research. * he planned trading approach-trading philosophy, choosing markets, risk control strategies, establishing a trading routine. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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The Disciplined Trader™: Developing Winning Attitudes

Pdf Money The Disciplined Trader™: Developing Winning Attitudes

Pdf:The Disciplined Trader™: Developing Winning Attitudes.One of the first books to address the psychological nature of how successful traders think ~ The Disciplined Trader is now an industry classic. In this groundbreaking work published in 1990 ~ Douglas examines the causes as to why most traders cannot raise and keep their equity on a consistent basis ~ and brings the reader to practical and unique conclusions as to how to go about changing any limiting mindset. The trader is taken through a step-by-step process to break through those queries ~ and begin to understand that their very thoughts may be limiting their ability to accumulate and succeed at trading.The Disciplined Trader is critical for those new to the markets ~ to traders who are returning to the markets ~ and even veteran traders who cannot seem to break through to a higher threshold of accumulation and consistency. The reader will learn that the market is unstructured ~ unlike any other career field; will learn the Three Stages to Becoming a Successful Trader; learn how their very thoughts manage how they perceive the markets; and learn how to adapt to the ever-changing market environments.Douglas helps traders neutralize the fear of losing ~ into a mindset of winning ~ through this systematic approach to creating, instilling, and maintaining the mindset of a consistently successful trader.

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Investing QuickStart Guide: The Simplified Beginner's Guide to Successfully Navigating the Stock Market, Growing Your Wealth & Creating a Secure Financial Future

Pdf Money Investing QuickStart Guide: The Simplified Beginner's Guide to Successfully Navigating the Stock Market, Growing Your Wealth & Creating a Secure Financial Future

Pdf:Investing QuickStart Guide: The Simplified Beginner's Guide to Successfully Navigating the Stock Market, Growing Your Wealth & Creating a Secure Financial Future.If you are looking for the best investing primer on the market today then consider your discovery of this book the first big event in a hot streak of good financial fortune! The Investing QuickStart Guide offers a simplified but expansive introduction to the world of investing. Author Ted D. Snow, CFP, MBA, brings 30 years of experience in the finance industry to bear, much to the benefit of novice learners and experienced investors alike.Snow provides listeners with the complete picture on stocks, bonds, treasuries, ETFs, mutual funds, indexes, REITS, and several other investment securities. Snow's intrepid but practical asset-allocation investment philosophy is marvelously communicated and highly appropriate for market newcomers. Meanwhile, listeners of all experience levels will surely appreciate Snow's unique ability to simplify and clearly articulate a wide spectrum of actionable investment wisdom.The key insights of Warren Buffet, Peter Lynch, Burton Malkiel, and James Altucher all play important roles in this seminal investment resource. But unlike with most of today's books on investment, the Investing QuickStart Guide threads the needle between thorough and simple. You will learn the market from end to end, while also enjoying Snow's fascinating personal stories and insights from the front lines of the finance industry.You'll learn:Everything you need to know before you make your first tradeHow to take advantage of opportunities in the market without relying on guessworkHow to evaluate and compare stocks and other securitiesHow disciplined approaches to investing can lead to early retirement and financial freedomHow national and global economic and geopolitical factors can influence investment prospectsNote: Each purchase includes an audiobook companion pdf and additional digital resources.PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 

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More Money Than God: Hedge Funds and the Making of a New Elite (Council on Foreign Relations Books (Penguin Press))

Pdf Money More Money Than God: Hedge Funds and the Making of a New Elite (Council on Foreign Relations Books (Penguin Press))

Pdf:More Money Than God: Hedge Funds and the Making of a New Elite (Council on Foreign Relations Books (Penguin Press)).Review '[T]he bright light shed by More Money Than God is particularly welcome. Mr. Mallaby... brings a keen sense of financial theory to his subject and a vivid narrative style.' -The Wall Street Journal '[S]plendid ... the definitive history of the hedge fund history, a compelling narrative full of larger-than-life characters and dramatic tales of their financial triumphs and reversals... Mallaby weaves into his narrative just the right amount of economic theory and market history, and he has a wonderful knack for explaining complex trading strategies in simple and elegant prose.' -The Washington Post '[A] splendid account of the ups and downs of an industry in which few of the twenty-something hedge-fund wannabes know their history. They, and meddling politicians, should read this book before they are condemned to repeat it.' -The Financial Times 'Mallaby's book is informative and entertaining...' -Newsweek 'More Money Than God is an expert primer on America's most obscenely lucrative investment tool... [Mallaby is] incisive, informative, and as good a financial writer as he is a storyteller.' -NPR's All Things Considered 'In MORE MONEY THAN GOD, his smart history of the hedge fund business, Mallaby does more than explain how finance's richest moguls made their loot. He argues that the obsessive, charismatic oddballs of the hedge fund world are Wall Street's future-and possibly its salvation.' -The New York Times Book Review 'Sebastian Mallaby's history of hedge funds is well written, smart, and balanced.' -Greg Mankiw, 'Sebastian Mallaby's in-depth research and clear writing style is engaging... With great insight into the lucrative world of hedge funds, More Money Than God is one of the best, most engrossing of the current financial books.' -The Finance Professional's Post (A publication of the New York Society of Security Analysts) '[A] superb book' -David Brooks, The New York Times 'Mallaby... effectively combines an insider's knowledge with a colorful storytelling ability... A lively, provocative examination of a little-understood financial realm.' -Kirkus 'A superbly researched history of hedge-fund heroes stretching back to the 1950s, it is a fascinating tale of the contrarian and cerebral misfits who created successful, flexible businesses in an otherwise conventional financial world.' -The Economist 'More Money than God shines a fascinating light on what is still the most obscure route to becoming a billionaire--the mysterious world of hedge funds. Sebastian Mallaby's rollicking tour of industry legends--famous and otherwise-- tells the improbable story of A.W. Jones, the vagabond journalist-sociologist and daring anti-Nazi activist who, after the war, would create the first 'hedged' investment fund. From there, we get rip-roaring profiles of investing titans from the full-throated gambler Michael Steinhardt to the bold TmigrT George Soros and the courtly stockpicker Julian Robertson to the ill-fated intellects of LTCM and the hedge fund stars of the present day. Even as Mallaby entertains he advances an unorthodox yet compelling brief: rich as they are, hedge funds are probably the best vehicles society has for assuming risk. Any who disagree will have to contend with the evidence of the recent Wall Street collapse. If one shudders at the prospect of concentrating risk inside giant banks whose chieftains wager other people's money and cavalierly call for taxpayer bailouts then, as Mallaby points out, hedge funds are a necessary antidote.' -Roger Lowenstein, author of The End of Wall Street 'Sebastian Mallaby takes us into the secretive world of hedge funds and the result is a wonderful story and an education in finance. The book is full of colorful characters playing high stakes' games. Throughout, with his customary intelligence, Mallaby helps us understand this important transformation of the financial industry.' -Fareed Zakaria, author of The Post American World 'When Alfred Winslow Jones started the first hedge fund, he had no idea where it would lead. Sebastian Mallaby, who must be the keenest student of hedge funds anywhere, now does-and he shares it with you in this crackling good read.' -Dr. Alan S. Blinder, Professor of Economics, Princeton University, and Former Vice Chairman, Federal Reserve 'A fascinating history. Mallaby combines vivid description of key personalities and episodes with thoughtful discussion of the sources of advantage for different investment styles in different periods of financial history. I enthusiastically recommend this book to colleagues and students in academia and asset management.' -John Y. Campbell, Chairman of the Department of Economics, Harvard University, and Partner, Arrowstreet Capital Read more About the Author Sebastian Mallaby is the author of several books, including More Money Than God and The Man Who Knew: The Life and Times of Alan Greenspan. A former Financial Times contributing editor and two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist, Mallaby is the Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics at the Council on Foreign Relations. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Trend Following, 5th Edition: How to Make a Fortune in Bull, Bear and Black Swan Markets (Wiley Trading)

Pdf Money Trend Following, 5th Edition: How to Make a Fortune in Bull, Bear and Black Swan Markets (Wiley Trading)

Pdf:Trend Following, 5th Edition: How to Make a Fortune in Bull, Bear and Black Swan Markets (Wiley Trading).From the Inside Flap TREND FOLLOWING 'When it is a question of money, everyone is of the same religion.' —Voltaire Want to take the financial journey to a new investing philosophy that might very well affect the rest of your moneymaking life? No one can guarantee the yellow brick road, but Michael Covel promises the red pill will leave you wide awake. Trend Following reveals the truth about a trading strategy that makes money in up, down, and surprise markets. By applying straightforward and repeatable rules, anyone can learn to make money in the markets—whether bull, bear, or black swan—by following the trend to the end when it bends. In this timely reboot of his bestselling classic, Michael Covel dives headfirst into trend following strategy to examine the risks, benefits, people, and systems. You'll hear from traders who have made millions, and learn from their successes and mistakes—insights you'll only find here. You'll learn the trend philosophy and how it has performed in booms, bubbles, panics, and crashes. Using incontrovertible data and overwhelming supporting evidence, with a direct connection to the foundations of behavioral finance, Covel takes you inside the core principles of trend following and shows everyone, from brand new trader to professional, how alpha gets pulled from the market. Covel's newest edition has been revised and extended, with seven brand new interviews and research proof from his one-of-a-kind network. This is trend following for today's generation. If you're looking to go beyond passive index funds and trusting the Fed, this cutting-edge classic holds the keys to a weatherproof portfolio. Meet great trend followers and learn their rules and philosophy of the game Examine data to see how trend following excels when the you-know-what hits the fan Understand trend trading, from behavioral economics to rules-based decision making to its lambasting of the efficient market theory Learn trend trading philosophy and do it yourself or invest with a trend following fund Trend following is not prediction, passive index investing, buy and hope, or any form of fundamental analysis. It utilizes concrete rules, or heuristics, to profit from a behavioral perspective. Trend Following is clear-cut, straightforward, and evidence based. If you're finally ready to profit in the markets, Trend Following is the definitive treatise for a complex world in constant chaos. Read more From the Back Cover 'Michael Covel's Trend Following: Essential.' —Ed Seykota, profiled in Market Wizards 'Covel's Trend Following is the must-read for all investors. Why? Because every investor needs a trend to make money, and when the trend shifts investors need to follow it. Read it.' —Wesley R. Gray, PhD, CEO, Alpha Architect, and author of Quantitative Momentum 'While enjoying this book, be sure to look up another resource from Covel–his remarkable podcast. Michael has a gift for interviewing, and it is fun and educational to follow him into the offices of many serious traders.' —Dr. Alexander Elder, Author, The New Trading for a Living 'Covel's Trend Following has become an investment classic and a must read for anyone who wants to better understand how to profit from the financial markets using systematic and unbiased approaches.' —Cullen Roche, Founder, Orcam Financial Group, LLC 'Trend following: If it is going up, buy it. If it is going down, sell it. How could something seemingly so simple be so controversial? The answer lies in the definitions: What does going up mean? Going down? What's a trend? What's a turn? These questions have a wide variety of answers, largely dependent on the goals and risk/reward preferences of the answerer. In Trend Following Mr. Covel covers the waterfront. You'll find many definitions of trend following here, each with its advocates. You will be able to compare and contrast approaches and perhaps find one that suits you. At the very least, after reading this book you'll have the territory mapped and understand what trend following has to offer.' —John Bollinger, Founder, www.BollingerBands.com 'While financial television obsessively tracks every tick in the stock market, Michael Covel's Trend Following continues to draw attention to a strategy, diversified trend following, that generates unique returns for disciplined investors with a long-run time horizon.' —Tadas Viskanta, Founder and Editor, Abnormal Returns; Author, Abnormal Returns: Winning Strategies from the Frontlines of the Investment Blogosphere Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Candlestick Charting Explained: Timeless Techniques for Trading Stocks and Futures

Pdf Money Candlestick Charting Explained: Timeless Techniques for Trading Stocks and Futures

Pdf:Candlestick Charting Explained: Timeless Techniques for Trading Stocks and Futures.From the Back Cover The classic Japanese candlestick reference, updated with all-new insights and tools to improve your predictive accuracy Candlestick Charting Explained takes the subjectivity out of Japanese candlestick analysis by providing you with standardized, straightforward coverage of 89 powerful candlestick patterns. Inside you will learn what they indicate about current trader behavior and how you can use each to instantly improve your market knowledge and analytical precision. In this revised and expanded third edition, candlestick expert Greg Morris updates his influential guidebook with valuable new material and patterns to give you: Thorough coverage of candlestick patterns to allow instant analysis of investor attitude and probable market direction Methods for integrating candlesticks with traditional Western charting analysis for enhanced signal verification Completely new section by Ryan Litchfield dedicated to 'Trading with Candlesticks' Current insights into trader psychology, and how it impacts interactions between buyers and sellers Its in-depth exploration of traditional as well as all-new candlestick charts, Candlestick Charting Explained will show you how to make candlestick charting a logical, understandable, and profitable component of your current trading program. Empower your trading with Japanese candlestick charting Japanese candlestick charts dramatically improve your understanding of short-term (less than a week) market sentiment, making you a much more informed and focused trader of stocks, futures, and indices. The bestselling Candlestick Charting Explained focuses on the patterns themselves and highlights the key facts you need to know to apply each pattern to your trading. For each of 89 distinctive candle patterns, its standardized format provides you with: Commentary--Description of pattern and significance of its name, insights into unique features, and other concise explanation Rules of Recognition--Simple rules for quick, accurate identification along with precise, day-by-day descriptions of pattern development Scenarios and Psychology Behind the Pattern--Trading scenarios that could have led to the pattern's development, with general discussion of the psychology of each day's action Pattern Flexibility--Situations that change the pattern's effectiveness with explanations of allowable deviations from the classic pattern Pattern Breakdown--Instructions for reducing the pattern to a single candle line and whether or not outside confirmation is suggested or unnecessary Related Patterns--Patterns that have similar formations, could be considered variations, or are a part of this pattern Example--A graphic example of the pattern to both aid in recognition and eliminate costly confusion in pattern identification Additional information and insights present different interpretations of candlesticks based on intraday instead of end-of-day events and action, improving signal reliability. The author's unique candle pattern filtering concept, instrumental in answering the 'how' question, is updated to utilize today's larger universe of stock data. An all-new chapter provides practical application and perspective traders need to view candles in the context of today's computer-driven marketplace. For millions of traders, candlesticks have become a key tool in creating and verifying trading signals. Candlestick Charting Explained is the only book you need to start integrating their proven versatility and effectiveness into your technical trading program. Read more About the Author Gregory L. Morris is a portfolio manager for PMFM, Inc., managing the PMFM Core Advantage Portfolio Trust mutual fund. One of the world's leading experts on candlestick charting, Morris is a consultant and the former CEO of MurphyMorris.com, which he and a partner founded and later sold to StockCharts.com. He is the author of The Complete Guide to Market Breadth Indicators, along with numerous articles for professional publications, and has spoken to thousands of traders and investors at industry conferences around the world. Read more

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HIGHER PROBABILITY COMMODITY TRADING: A Comprehensive Guide to Commodity Market Analysis, Strategy Development, and Risk Management Techniques Aimed at Favorably Shifting the Odds of Success

Pdf Money HIGHER PROBABILITY COMMODITY TRADING: A Comprehensive Guide to Commodity Market Analysis, Strategy Development, and Risk Management Techniques Aimed at Favorably Shifting the Odds of Success

Pdf:HIGHER PROBABILITY COMMODITY TRADING: A Comprehensive Guide to Commodity Market Analysis, Strategy Development, and Risk Management Techniques Aimed at Favorably Shifting the Odds of Success.Review 'A great read for both beginner and advanced commodity traders. Carley nails the seemingly impossible task of leveling the playing field by imparting vital concepts in easy to digest bites ...she doesn't leave out the harsh realities and heartbreak many overzealous speculators face.' -- JON NAJARIAN, co-founder NajarianFamilyOffice.com'I love the book... it's an MBA in trading for the price of a few cups of Starbucks! I have been in financial markets for 30 years and I learned many new strategies and ideas...Bravo!'--Tobin Smith CEO & Founder Transformity Media Inc., Former Co-star of Bulls and Bears on Fox News Read more From the Author The commodity trading industry is starved for easy-to-read and entertaining, futures and options trading books focused on translating the complex derivatives markets. My fourth book on commodities, Higher Probability Commodity Trading, aims at bridging the gap between sophisticated futures and options traders, and the 'average Joe'. Enjoy! Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Option Volatility and Pricing: Advanced Trading Strategies and Techniques, 2nd Edition

Pdf Money Option Volatility and Pricing: Advanced Trading Strategies and Techniques, 2nd Edition

Pdf:Option Volatility and Pricing: Advanced Trading Strategies and Techniques, 2nd Edition.WHAT EVERY OPTION TRADER NEEDS TO KNOW. THE ONE BOOK EVERY TRADER SHOULD OWN.The bestselling Option Volatility & Pricing has made Sheldon Natenberg a widely recognized authority in the option industry. At firms around the world, the text is often the first book that new professional traders are given to learn the trading strategies and risk management techniques required for success in option markets.Now, in this revised, updated, and expanded second edition, this thirty-year trading professional presents the most comprehensive guide to advanced trading strategies and techniques now in print. Covering a wide range of topics as diverse and exciting as the market itself, this text enables both new and experienced traders to delve in detail into the many aspects of option markets, including: The foundations of option theoryDynamic hedgingVolatility and directional trading strategiesRisk analysisPosition managementStock index futures and optionsVolatility contractsClear, concise, and comprehensive, the second edition of Option Volatility & Pricing is sure to be an important addition to every option trader's library--as invaluable as Natenberg's acclaimed seminars at the world's largest derivatives exchanges and trading firms.You'll learn how professional option traders approach the market, including the trading strategies and risk management techniques necessary for success. You'll gain a fuller understanding of how theoretical pricing models work. And, best of all, you'll learn how to apply the principles of option evaluation to create strategies that, given a trader's assessment of market conditions and trends, have the greatest chance of success.Option trading is both a science and an art. This book shows how to apply both to maximum effect.

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Study Guide to Technical Analysis of the Financial Markets: A Comprehensive Guide to Trading Methods and Applications (New York Institute of Finance S)

Pdf Money Study Guide to Technical Analysis of the Financial Markets: A Comprehensive Guide to Trading Methods and Applications (New York Institute of Finance S)

Pdf:Study Guide to Technical Analysis of the Financial Markets: A Comprehensive Guide to Trading Methods and Applications (New York Institute of Finance S).About the Author John J. Murphy is President of MURPHYMORRIS, Inc., a producer of interactive educational products for technical analysis. A former technical analyst for CNBC and director of Merrill Lynch's Technical Analysis Futures Division, he is the author of The Visual Investor and Intermarket Technical Analysis. Read more

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Bear Market Trading Bible: How to Make Money Even if Crypto Crashes. An Up to Date Guide for Conquering the Crypto Market

Pdf Money Bear Market Trading Bible: How to Make Money Even if Crypto Crashes. An Up to Date Guide for Conquering the Crypto Market

Pdf:Bear Market Trading Bible: How to Make Money Even if Crypto Crashes. An Up to Date Guide for Conquering the Crypto Market.This blockchain book includes three books:Blockchain Basics 2019: The New UpdatedInvesting Bible for Cryptocurrency EconomyBlockchain Ethereum 2019: An Ethereum Investing Guide for the Next Digital GoldBlockchain Mining: The Ugly Truth About Cryptocurrency Mining (Ethereum, Bitcoin, Ripple)Blockchain Basics 2019 - The New Updated Investing Bible for Cryptocurrency EconomyHere's what you'll learn from this book:IntroductionBitcoin basicsCrypto-ChroniclesWorking with vlockchainThe blockchain revolutionCrypto connectionsAdvantages & disadvantagesWhy is it called blockchainChanging transactions and blocksDouble spendingExchange of value on the blockchainDistributed consensusBlockchain applicationsSidechainsNon-bitcoin blockchainSmart contractsBlockchain in business negotiationsImplementing blockchain technologyBlockchain and the government regulationsNot currencyOwners of bitcoinProblems from governmentShut down of the Silk RoadImpact of blockchain in the finance industryThe future of blockchain and cryptocurrencySecurity of blockchainCryptocurrency investing tipsFive biggest mistakes people make when trading cryptoHow to buy cryptocurrenciesTypes of cryptocurrenciesBlockchain glossary Blockchain Ethereum 2019 - An Ethereum Investing Guide for the next Digital GoldHere's what you'll learn from this book:IntroductionEthereum basicsMight bitcoin die in 2019The future of EthereumLifecycleActive trading/speculation Blockchain Mining - The Ugly Truth About Cryptocurrency MiningHere's what you'll learn from this book:IntroductionWhy the basics of cryptocurrency will make you question everythingGetting started with mining cryptocurrenciesThe ugly truth about crypto miningCracking the network difficulty metric codeFive cryptocurrency mining mistakes you need to avoidDouble your profit with these six tips on how to make money with cryptocurrency miningStart making profits now! Click 'add to cart' button and get your copy today!

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Building Winning Algorithmic Trading Systems, + Website: A Trader's Journey From Data Mining to Monte Carlo Simulation to Live Trading (Wiley Trading)

Pdf Money Building Winning Algorithmic Trading Systems, + Website: A Trader's Journey From Data Mining to Monte Carlo Simulation to Live Trading (Wiley Trading)

Pdf:Building Winning Algorithmic Trading Systems, + Website: A Trader's Journey From Data Mining to Monte Carlo Simulation to Live Trading (Wiley Trading).Review 'Winner, 2014 Trading Book of The Year - Superior Trading And Resource (STAR) Award' - TraderPlanet.com 'Winner, 2016 Trading Book of The Year - Superior Trading And Resource (STAR) Award' - TraderPlanet.com 'Kevin Davey's book, 'Building Winning Algorithmic Trading Systems,' is a complete description of developing trading systems.  He begins with some personal anecdotes, including his experience and success in the World Cup Championship of Futures Trading, all of which create a background, and establish both credibility and rapport.  The majority of the book is devoted to a step by step discussion of trading system development techniques.  He covers everything-- goals, objectives, data, backtesting, optimization, validation, position sizing, and trading management.  The topics are fully and clearly explained.The advice is realistic and practical.  I highly recommend this book.'- Howard Bandy - Author, 'Quantitative Technical Analysis: An integrated approach to trading system development and trading management,'  'Modeling Trading System Performance' and other quantitative trading booksGreat Eye Opener for Anyone Getting Into Automated Trading 'I typically don't buy trading books anymore having read 100+ already. Why? Because most are the same regurgitated thoughts, patterns, analysis and strategies. I recently met Kevin on LinkedIn. After swapping a few emails, I quickly realized that he understands how to build and trade systems. His book is a simple and quick read even if you don't know anything about systems or programming. If you want a true taste of what its like to build trading systems you should read his book. ' - Chris Vermeulen, Founder of AlgoTrades.net 'Kevin Davey has a unique understanding of systems and the markets I have only seen in a few people over the years.  90% of trading books written today are useless.  This book impressed me.  This book is a must read for anyone who is interested in trading using a systematic approach.  I put this book on my list of the top 50 most useful books on trading of all time. '- Murray A. Ruggiero, Jr. - Chief Systems Designer at Tuttle Tactical Management, Contributing Editor of Futures Magazine, Author of 'Cybernetic Trading Strategies' and 'Using Easy Language 9.X.' Read more Review “This is a great book to get a much better understanding of what in really involved in system development and help on your journey from someone with a lot of real-life trading experience. For those already working with systems, it may challenge some of the approaches you use and help you to become a better system developer and trader. From my perspective, the chance to look over Kevin’s shoulder and see the concepts and full code from some systems he has been using in his own trading alone would be of far more value than the cost of the book.” —Tim Rea, Proprietary systems developer/trader; 1st place winner, World Cup Championship of Futures Trading® 2011 “Part Reminiscences of a Stock Operator and part Market Wizards, Kevin Davey has written a superb book for the modern trader. Not only does Kevin provide a step-by-step plan on how to develop algorithmic trading strategies but he actually reveals the strategy he used to win The World Cup Championship Of Futures Trading® along with two additional euro currency systems. I have no doubt this will become a popular and often referenced book amongst traders. Readers will find Kevin’s humble and engaging voice easy to follow and grasp. They will also find his personal journey from aerospace engineer to beginner trader, to a championship winning trader and finally to a full time professional trader insightful, entertaining, and inspiring. Wiley should also be congratulated for recruiting a real trader who trades real markets with real money to write a trading book for people aspiring to become real traders. I highly recommend this book to anyone who is serious about developing a successful and sustainable trading career.” —Brent Penfold, professional trader and author of The Universal Principles of Successful Trading (Wiley 2010) “Few trading books on the market today are written by those who actually make their living from trading and those that are frequently suffer from being unintelligible to the layman. Kevin Davey has the authenticity of a real trader and the ability to distill complex ideas into a format that is easy to read and, at times, brutally honest. For those aspiring to trading success, Kevin gives a step by step guide on how to approach systems development as well as outlining many of the pitfalls to avoid and throughout the book he provides a wealth of information and tools that will prove invaluable to novice or expert alike.” —Michael Cook, Founder, Katmai Capital Advisors; World Cup Championship of Futures Trading® 2007 “Of all the trading books that I’ve read, this book takes the cake. Kevin Davey brings us a realistic perspective in an industry full of dreamers. I suggest that all traders drop what they’re doing and read the incredibly valuable lessons summed up in this book.  This book is the quickest path for a new trader to stop dreaming and start succeeding.” —Peter Hagen, Citracado Capital, LLC Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives (10th Edition)

Pdf Money Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives (10th Edition)

Pdf:Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives (10th Edition).About the Author John Hull is the Maple Financial Professor of Derivatives and Risk Management at the Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. He is an internationally recognized authority on derivatives and risk management with many publications in this area. His work has an applied focus. In 1999, he was voted Financial Engineer of the Year by the International Association of Financial Engineers. He has acted as consultant to many North American, Japanese, and European financial institutions. He has won many teaching awards, including University of Toronto’s prestigious Northrop Frye award. Read more

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Diary of a Very Bad Year: Confessions of an Anonymous Hedge Fund Manager

Pdf Money Diary of a Very Bad Year: Confessions of an Anonymous Hedge Fund Manager

Pdf:Diary of a Very Bad Year: Confessions of an Anonymous Hedge Fund Manager.From Publishers Weekly Expanding on a 2007 interview in the literary magazine n+1, editor and interviewer Gessen draws together two years' worth of interviews with a despairing anonymous hedge fund manager. HFM, as Gessen calls him, didn't go to business school or major in economics, but has been working successfully in hedge funds for over a decade. With some context provided by Gessen, HFM schools readers in the stories behind the death of Bear Stearns, the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the plunging dollar, the bailouts, the Madoff scandal, and, finally, the upswing. Though it's interesting to have a personal take on the tumultuous past two years—and HFM ends the interviews when the stress finally drives him to take a semisabbatical—the decision to tell this story in an interview format is tricky and ultimately unsuccessful; the choppy transcription format distances readers from the ideas at hand, and the points lose their punch. Fans of the original article will find this expansion compelling, but other readers curious about the factors behind the crash will do better elsewhere. (July) Copyright © Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. Read more From Booklist This book is a series of interviews with an anonymous hedge-fund manager (HFM) by the co-editor of a literary magazine (who admits to being ill-informed on finance); he sets out to understand what is happening on Wall Street. The HFM offers a brilliant financial professional's view of the economic situation in real time, from September 2007, when problems in financial markets began to surface, until late summer 2009, when the financial meltdown generally subsided and the financial community went back, in HFM's view, to business as usual. With definitions of financial terms and products, and explanations of domestic and global issues as they occur, HFM draws from his decade of nonstop work as a hedge-fund manager to educate the interviewer and us as the financial crisis unfolds. This is a great read. The interviews are edited in a readily understandable manner and will provide a thoughtful perspective for a wide range of library patrons who want to learn about the recent financial debacle. --Mary Whaley Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Options Trading: Strategy Guide for Beginners

Pdf Money Options Trading: Strategy Guide for Beginners

Pdf:Options Trading: Strategy Guide for Beginners.DescriptionInvesting in the stock market can be a challenge. There are many different ways that you can invest in the market, but sometimes guessing the way that the market will go and the best way to make a profit is not the easiest. If you have been looking for a way to get into the stock market and make a good amount of money with limited risk, then it is time to take a look at options trading. This guidebook is going to discuss everything that you need to know in order to get started with options trading. We will look not only at some of the basics of options trading, but also some of the best strategies that you can use to see success with each trade. Some of the topics that we will explore in this guidebook include:•Understanding some of the basics of options trading•The reasons that you should trade in options•Some of the big mistakes that you should avoid as a beginner. •The best strategies to use, such as the bear call spread, the iron condor, and the long straddle/strangle strategy. •Worksheets to help you get startedWhen you are ready to get started with options trading and making money in the stock market, make sure to check out this guidebook and learn everything that you need to know to make options trading successful for you.

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Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives

Pdf Money Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives

Pdf:Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives.This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For courses in business, economics, and financial engineering and mathematics. The definitive guide to derivatives markets, updated with contemporary examples and discussions Known as “the bible” to business and economics professionals and a consistent best-seller, Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives gives readers a modern look at derivatives markets. By incorporating the industry’s hottest topics, such as the securitization and credit crisis, author John C. Hull helps bridge the gap between theory and practice. The 10th Edition covers all of the latest regulations and trends, including the Black-Scholes-Merton formulas, overnight indexed swaps, and the valuation of commodity derivatives.

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The Simple Strategy - A Powerful Day Trading Strategy For Trading Futures, Stocks, ETFs and Forex

Pdf Money The Simple Strategy - A Powerful Day Trading Strategy For Trading Futures, Stocks, ETFs and Forex

Pdf:The Simple Strategy - A Powerful Day Trading Strategy For Trading Futures, Stocks, ETFs and Forex.Learn A Powerful Day Trading Strategy In Less Than 60 MinutesA profitable trading strategy is the most important tool for a trader.This book explains a powerful trend-following day trading strategy for trading futures, stocks, ETFs and Forex."The Simple Strategy" Is Easy To Understand And To TradeThe Simple Strategy is very popular amongst traders for the following reasons:Clear Entry RulesWhen trading “The Simple Strategy”, there’s no second-guessing. As you will see, the entry rules are based on indicators - and these rules are black and white. Either the MACD is above the zero line or it isn’t. And either the RSI is above 70 or it isn’t. The entries are easy to identify and execute. That’s why this strategy is called “The Simple Strategy”Clear Exit RulesWhen trading “The Simple Strategy” you’ll know when to exit even before you enter the trade. So, you know exactly how much to risk on any given trade which is essential for precise position sizing and money management. Plus, you can put the trade on auto-pilot once your entry order is filled. This keeps trade management to a minimum. It's easy and simple.Taking advantage of small intraday trendsThese days trends are short-lived. The times when you could enter the market in the morning and exit the market in the afternoon are over. These days the markets can turn on a dime. Low trading commissions and computerized trading have destroyed the nice and long intraday trends. However, with “The Simple Strategy” you can take advantage of the small intraday trends that we are seeing in today’s markets.You don’t need a sophisticated trading softwareIf you want to trade "The Simple Strategy", you only need a charting software with “basic” charting capabilities: Your charting software needs to be able to plot RANGE BARS, BOLLINGER BANDS, MACD and RSI. More than 90% of the charting software packages that are available today have these capabilities. There’s no need to buy any proprietary indicators or expensive charting software!In short: “The Simple Strategy” can greatly simplify your trading.*** WARNING: This Book Is NOT For Everybody! ***Do NOT buy this book if...... You Are Looking For The "Holy Grail"Because it doesn't exist! When trading “The Simple Strategy”, there will be losses! Losses are part of our business as traders. The good news: If you follow the rules of "The Simple Strategy", then you will make more money on your profitable trades than you lose on your losing trades. In fact, the risk/reward ratio of this strategy is 1 : 1.5, so you can expect to make $150 for every $100 you risk.... You Want To Automate Your Trading Strategies"The Simple Strategy" will give you clear entry signals, but it's up to YOU to decide if you want to take the signal. As an example, I personally do NOT trade right into a major report. And I only trade the first two hours after the markets open, since most trends occur during this time. Makes sense?

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Trend Following (Updated Edition): Learn to Make Millions in Up or Down Markets

Pdf Money Trend Following (Updated Edition): Learn to Make Millions in Up or Down Markets

Pdf:Trend Following (Updated Edition): Learn to Make Millions in Up or Down Markets.Review “Michael Covel’s Trend Following: Essential.” --Ed Seykota, trend follower for 35 years and original Market Wizard   'For my staff, Michael Covel's Trend Following is required reading.' Larry Hite CEO, ISAM, Originally profiled in The Market Wizards by Jack Schwager   'My favorite of the new TA [technical analysis] books is 'Trend Following' by Michael Covel. Straightforward, easy to read, this book is rich in details about why trend following is such a successful strategy amongst some of the world's best-performing hedge funds.' Barry Ritholtz, The Big Picture   “A mandatory reference for anyone serious about alternative investments.” --Jon Sundt, president and CEO, Altergris   'I think that Michael's Trend Following is an outstanding read from which all investors can learn to trade markets better by limiting their risks and maximizing their profits through a more disciplined approach to investments.' Marc Faber Managing Director, Marc Faber Limited Editor, Gloom, Boom & Doom Report   'I think the book did a superb job of covering the philosophy and thinking behind trend following (basically why it works). You might call it the Market Wizards of Trend Following.' Van K. Tharp, Ph.D. Author of Trade Your Way to Financial Freedom   'Michael Covel does an excellent job of educating his readers about the little-known opportunities available to them through one of the proven best hedge fund strategies. This book is like gold to any smart investor.' Christian Baha Superfund   'Michael Covel's book is the definitive guide to trend trading. Backed by real world results from some of the biggest and best money managers in the United States, his book will put you on the path to successful trend trading.' Larry Connors TradingMarkets.com   'Michael Covel's Trend Following is a breakthrough book that captures the essence of what really makes markets tick. Diligently researched and comprehensive in scope, it will replace Market Wizards as the must-read bible for a new generation of traders.' Jonathan Hoenig Fox News Contributor   'Trend Following: Definitely required reading for the aspiring trader.' David S. Druz Tactical Investment Management   'I think that this book documents a great deal of what has made Trend Following Managers a successful part of the money management landscape (how they manage risk and investment psychology). It serves as a strong educational justification on why investors should consider using Trend Following Managers as a part of an overall portfolio strategy.' Tom Basso Originally profiled in The New Market Wizards Read more From the Back Cover Today, you need trend following more than ever. Read this bestselling book, and put it to work for you!  Real proof, real data, real results Includes over a decade of detailed performance charts All the Information You Need...in One Number Why the market price still tells you all you need to know to trade--and always will--in both bull and bear markets Pinpointing Targets of Opportunity What to trade, when to trade, and how much to trade Meet Today's Leading Trend Followers Extraordinary trader profiles, from David Harding to John W. Henry to Ed Seykota  Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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The Compleat Day Trader II (v. 2)

Pdf Money The Compleat Day Trader II (v. 2)

Pdf:The Compleat Day Trader II (v. 2).Amazon.com Review The Compleat Day Trader II builds on the ideas presented in Bernstein's first day-trading book, The Compleat Day Trader. This time around, Bernstein focuses on more advanced trading systems and places particular emphasis on the importance of self-discipline in day trading, and he zeros in on the best futures markets to trade, including the S&P 500, Treasury bonds, and European currencies. He peppers the book with cautions about the difficulties of day trading, saying, for example: The bad news is that it's getting harder and harder to win as the markets become more competitive and as insiders grab onto opportunities before the general public has had a chance to do so. Fortunately, the basic rules of profitable futures trading still apply. Therefore, if you follow the rules, you will improve your odds of success, even though they may be less than they would have been 15 years ago. The lure of making a living--if not a fortune--on the daily ups and downs of the stock and commodity markets has drawn thousands into this high-stakes game. Just how many profitable day traders there are is impossible to gauge, but judging from message boards and articles in the financial press, it's a safe bet that lots of people lose lots of money. Reading both The Compleat Day Trader and The Compleat Day Trader II should you bring you to the conclusion that while profitable day trading is possible, it requires more than just a passing interest. Proceed with caution. --Harry C. Edwards Read more From the Back Cover Updated day trading strategies - from veteran analyst, trader, and market researcher Jake Bernstein. Jake Bernstein's The Compleat Day Trader introduced thousands of traders to the exciting accessible, and high-profit-potential world of day trading. Bernstein is back, bringing with him the latest day trading breakthroughs, strategies, and secrets, in The Compleat Day Trader II. Covering advanced trading systems and techniques, The Compleat Day Trader II digs deep into the competitive psychology and state-of-the-art strategies that drive today's high-income legends. Emphasizing details that separate the successful day traders from the 'wannabes,' Bernstein's high-powered new book delivers: Step-by-step directions for trading strategies including hit and run trading, the 30-minute Breakout, the Power Balance method, and more; Up-to-date research on the philosophy and psychology of successful day trading, showing you how to master trading by first mastering yourself; Indicator formulas and system codes ready for use in any market climate. Hone your trading instincts with day trading tools and systems in Jake Bernstein's The Compleat Day Trader II, and start now to recognize and exploit day trading opportunities in today's volatile markets! Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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E-Mini Futures Trading: Your Complete, Step-by-Step Guide to Trading E-Mini Futures Contracts

Pdf Money E-Mini Futures Trading: Your Complete, Step-by-Step Guide to Trading E-Mini Futures Contracts

Pdf:E-Mini Futures Trading: Your Complete, Step-by-Step Guide to Trading E-Mini Futures Contracts.Discover Step-By-Step How To Get Started Trading E-Mini Futures Contracts TodayE-mini futures contracts are exactly the same as a regular futures contract, but they have smaller denominations, and lower margin requirements. They are traded across the globe 24 hours a day in a variety of different markets, and can be tied to a lot of different financial vehicles. E-minis make the ideal trading instrument for traders new to the futures market because they are relatively affordable. In this book, you’ll learn everything you need to know to get started trading e-mini futures contracts. You’ll learn how e-mini futures work, how to setup a margin account with a broker, and you’ll be taken step-by-step through multiple specific trading examples.Here are some of the specifics you'll learn...- An overview of how e-mini futures contracts work, including the 3 most common types-- Chapter 1- The #1 most important key to profitable e-mini trading-- Chapter 1- Why futures contracts are called leveraged financial instruments, and how this can allow you to make massive profits with only a small investment-- Chapter 2- The importance of "liquidity" and "volatility"-- What they are and why they are the 2 most important things that professional futures traders pay attention to-- Chapter 2- How to calculate trading profits or losses-- Chapter 3- Step-by-step how to find a broker, open an account, and get started trading-- Chapter 4- How real-world e-mini futures trades work, including detailed examples-- Chapter 4- And much much more!Download your copy today!

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Day Trading: Beginners Guide to the Best Strategies, Tools, Tactics and Psychology to Profit from Outstanding Short-term Trading Opportunities on Stock ... Forex (Trading Online for a living Book 1)

Pdf Money Day Trading: Beginners Guide to the Best Strategies, Tools, Tactics and Psychology  to Profit from Outstanding Short-term Trading Opportunities on Stock ... Forex (Trading Online for a living Book 1)

Pdf:Day Trading: Beginners Guide to the Best Strategies, Tools, Tactics and Psychology to Profit from Outstanding Short-term Trading Opportunities on Stock ... Forex (Trading Online for a living Book 1).★ ★ Buy the Paperback version of this book, and get the kindle eBook version included for FREE**Are you a dynamic determined person who loves to take rapid decision in a short period of time? Would you like to learn how to profit from trading on a daily basis? Are you willing to gain in a month what a long-term investor usually earns in a year?Or would you simply like to learn about short trading tactics just to diversify your investment strategy?If you are a really ambitious person and find yourself in one of the above situations then Day Trading could be a really effective option for you. Let me explain why…What Day trading implicates is to make trades that last for a short stretch of time which results in gaining advantage over short-term fluctuations in an asset's value due to the fact that positions begin and close in the same day. It can be quite demanding when it comes to deciding a strategy or tactic course on a long-term investment as various skills are necessary, such as time management or even particular personality qualities. Overall, investing on a long term basis might need just a few hours within a month but with day trading, it is mandatory to contribute a minimum of 2 hours per day. On the other hand, day traders can make 0.5% to 3% per day on their capital that could result in 10 percent to 60 percent per monthSo what are the best strategies to use for making these spectacular profits?David Reese, who has been managing for the last 3 decades one of the major equity fund in the US market, has helped hundreds of people to manage their capital through his advisory service, and is known as one of the most experienced and successful trader in the US market. Reese has been able to obtain huge profits developing his own short term strategies and this remarkable book was born with the ambitious goal to bring a beginner who has just started in this industry, to be completely independent by providing him/her all the tricks of the trade one needs to start as a profitable intelligent investor including the best proven strategies that David has been using till today!Here’s a preview of the main concepts you’ll find in this guidebook:What day trading is and what all investors should know about itWhat you need to know to get started in the right way. Best tools and platforms that you need to become a professional. How to complete, step-by-step, a successful trade. Best proven techniques and tactics when it comes to trade intraday in Stock Market, Forex, Cryptocurrencies and Futures. Best practical ways to use fundamental analysis and a technical analysis to make decisions about how to work in day tradingWhy day trading isn’t more risky if you know what are you doingWhat is the right mindset that will skyrocket your profitsAnd much much more…If you’re still in doubt whether making profits with day trading is attainable or very difficult especially if you haven’t a related degree in the field, you’re completely missing out! Trading isn’t something that you can learn in a classroom and doesn’t require any specific degrees. Whether you’ve just finished high school, working in a completely different field or you’re retired, anyone can easily start with day trading in a matter of weeks!So, stop fiddling about and wasting time, take action now and start following your dream with one simple click of the BUY BUTTON, NOW!DISCLAIMER: Reading this book will surely help you to get started in the right way but bear in mind that becoming a professional investor requires direct field experience.

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Day Trading: This Book Includes: Day Trading Strategies & Stock Market Investing for Beginners,Learn Principle Strategies for Forex Trading,Options Trading,Swing ... Trading,Penny Stocks,Bonds and Futures

Pdf Money Day Trading: This Book Includes: Day Trading Strategies & Stock Market Investing for Beginners,Learn Principle Strategies for Forex Trading,Options Trading,Swing ... Trading,Penny Stocks,Bonds and Futures

Pdf:Day Trading: This Book Includes: Day Trading Strategies & Stock Market Investing for Beginners,Learn Principle Strategies for Forex Trading,Options Trading,Swing ... Trading,Penny Stocks,Bonds and Futures.★ BONUS! Buy Paperback Version and Get Kindle Version for FREE!! ★2 Books in 1Day Trading StrategiesAre you stuck in the rat race? Do you want to start Trading and live your best life? Then this book is for you!Thanks to the incredible strategies presented in this book, you will learn the best and most powerful trading strategies to create abundance in your life. You see, most people go through their day exchanging their time for money and having a miserable life which they cannot change.But you are different. The fact that you are looking for practical solutions to your financial problems means that you are on the right path to success and this book will make sure that you get real results very fast. Thousands of students have achieved their goals by mastering the must-see trading strategies and techniques presented in the book, which go into the little details that can make or break your trading while providing actionable steps.Here is what you will learn:·The right mindset to achieve and live the trader's lifestyle;·How to trade Forex, Cryptocurrency, Stocks, Commodities, and Future;·How to analyze charts with technical analysis and fundamental analysis;·How to take advantage of social trading;·How to manage your capital and risk;·The power of compound interest;·How to leverage your position with margin trading;·Much more!Every chapter goes into actionable steps that will allow you to set up your first trading account and be profitable from the start.Stock Market Investing for BeginnersReaching a point in your life where you are ready to stop living paycheck to paycheck and are finally able to start putting your money to work for you is a major accomplishment and one for which you should be applauded. Unfortunately, making the decision to invest your money and doing so successfully are two very different things which iswhy Stock Market Investing for Beginners is the book you have been waiting for. Inside you will find everything you need to know to ensure that you are able to invest wisely in your future. First,you will learn all about the reason investing in the stock market makes since, what you need to know to get started and the lingo you can expect to hear on a regular basis. Next, you will learn all about the mindset that successful investors have as well as how to cultivate it for yourself. From there, you will learn all about technical and fundamental analysis, the twin pillars of successfully investing in the stock market, what they are, how to use them and, most importantly, what you need to know to turn a profit. You will then find a wide variety of strategies suited for novice investors or all stripes. Finally, you will find numerous tips and tricks for success as well as common mistakes that many new investors make as well as, more importantly, how to avoid them in the first place. What's inside: Chapter 1: Investing Basics Chapter 2: Investing Mindset  Chapter 3: Fundamental Analysis Chapter 4: Technical Analysis Chapter 5: 7 Starter Strategies Chapter 6: Tips for SuccessChapter 7: Mistakes to Avoid

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Devil Take the Hindmost: A History of Financial Speculation

Pdf Money Devil Take the Hindmost: A History of Financial Speculation

Pdf:Devil Take the Hindmost: A History of Financial Speculation.Amazon.com Review 'The longest bull market in history' is a term that gets used a lot these days. Since 1990, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has risen some 8,000 points, from around 2,700 in January 1990 to nearly 11,000 today--a boom by anyone's standards, including Edward Chancellor's. In Devil Take the Hindmost, Chancellor takes an entertaining, albeit sobering, look at the history of speculative manias and the mass delusion that surrounds them. Beginning with the 'tulipomania' that gripped Holland in the 1630s, Chancellor chronicles the formations and irrational euphoria that can inflate markets, from shares of South Sea stock in England in the 1720s to real estate in Japan in the late 1980s. He characterizes the speculative spirit as one that loves freedom, detests cant, and abhors restrictions. From the tulip Colleges of the seventeenth century to the Internet investment clubs of the late twentieth century, speculation has established itself as the most demotic of economic activities. Although profoundly secular, speculation is not simply about greed. The essence of speculation remains a Utopian yearning for freedom and equality which counterbalances the drab rationalistic materialism of the modern economic system with its inevitable inequalities of wealth. But it's precisely such inevitability that always seems to win out, when 'sharply rising prices followed by sudden panic without cause' bring speculative excess to an abrupt end. Chancellor makes Devil Take the Hindmost especially relevant to today's U.S. investors by using his analysis of past speculative manias as a lens through which to view the current bull-market binge. No matter what his or her current investment outlook is--bull or bear--anyone with capital to invest would do well to spend a thoughtful weekend with this book. Highly recommended. --Harry C. Edwards Read more From Library Journal In an era of rampant speculation and questionable investor habits, it is a pleasure to read an insightful, well-focused analysis of the events that have dominated social and economic history since at least the second century B.C.E. Starting with the speculative frenzy that gripped ancient Rome, British business journalist Chancellor goes on to provide keen insight into a wide variety of events, including the emergence of stock exchanges from the great fairs of northern Europe, the tulip mania that gripped the Dutch Republic in the 1630s, the insanity of the Mississippi and South Sea bubbles, the robber barons and their impact during the Gilded Age, the events leading to the Crash of 1929, the Japanese bubble economy of the 1980s, the Mexican crisis of 1994, the Asian market crisis of 1997, and the speculative manias that have accompanied the emergence of new technologies, including railroads, the telegraph, automobiles, radio, and the Internet. A well-rounded presentation that should be included in all public and academic libraries.ANorman B. Hutcherson, Beale Memorial Lib., Bakersfield, CA Copyright 1999 Reed Business Information, Inc. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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The Simple Strategy - A Powerful Day Trading Strategy For Trading Futures, Stocks, ETFs and Forex

Pdf Money The Simple Strategy - A Powerful Day Trading Strategy For Trading Futures, Stocks, ETFs and Forex

Pdf:The Simple Strategy - A Powerful Day Trading Strategy For Trading Futures, Stocks, ETFs and Forex.============================================ Learn A Powerful Day Trading Strategy In Less Than 60 Minutes ============================================A profitable trading strategy is the most important tool for a trader. This book explains a powerful trend-following day trading strategy for trading futures, stocks, ETFs and Forex. ========================================="The Simple Strategy" Is Easy To Understand And To Trade =========================================The Simple Strategy is very popular amongst traders for the following reasons: Clear Entry Rules When trading "The Simple Strategy", there's no second-guessing. As you will see, the entry rules are based on indicators - and these rules are black and white. Either the MACD is above the zero line or it isn't. And either the RSI is above 70 or it isn't. The entries are easy to identify and execute. That's why this strategy is called "The Simple Strategy" Clear Exit Rules When trading "The Simple Strategy" you'll know when to exit even before you enter the trade. So, you know exactly how much to risk on any given trade which is essential for precise position sizing and money management. Plus, you can put the trade on auto-pilot once your entry order is filled. This keeps trade management to a minimum. It's easy and simple. Taking advantage of small intraday trends These days trends are short-lived. The times when you could enter the market in the morning and exit the market in the afternoon are over. These days the markets can turn on a dime. Low trading commissions and computerized trading have destroyed the nice and long intraday trends. However, with "The Simple Strategy" you can take advantage of the small intraday trends that we are seeing in today's markets. You don't need a sophisticated trading software If you want to trade "The Simple Strategy", you only need a charting software with "basic" charting capabilities: Your charting software needs to be able to plot RANGE BARS, BOLLINGER BANDS, MACD and RSI. More than 90% of the charting software packages that are available today have these capabilities. There's no need to buy any proprietary indicators or expensive charting software! In short: "The Simple Strategy" can greatly simplify your trading.=====================================*** WARNING: This Book Is NOT For Everybody! *** =====================================Do NOT buy this book if... ... You Are Looking For The "Holy Grail" Because it doesn't exist! When trading "The Simple Strategy", there will be losses! Losses are part of our business as traders. The good news: If you follow the rules of "The Simple Strategy", then you will make more money on your profitable trades than you lose on your losing trades. In fact, the risk/reward ratio of this strategy is 1 : 1.5, so you can expect to make $150 for every $100 you risk. ... You Want To Automate Your Trading Strategies "The Simple Strategy" will give you clear entry signals, but it's up to YOU to decide if you want to take the signal. As an example, I personally do NOT trade right into a major report. And I only trade the first two hours after the markets open, since most trends occur during this time. Makes sense?... You Are Absolutely New To Trading You should have a basic understand of charts and how to use them. And you need to know how to display indicators on your charting software. This book is NOT an introduction into trading. In this book you will learn how to configure your charts, when to enter a trade, where to place your stop loss and when to take profits. This book is not promising trading riches. But if you use "The Simple Strategy" as outlined in this book, you will put the odds in your favor with a proven trading strategy. ================Ready To Get Started? ================At this price you can't lose, so scroll up and grab a copy today!

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The Women's Guide to Successful Investing: Achieving Financial Security and Realizing Your Goals

Pdf Money The Women's Guide to Successful Investing: Achieving Financial Security and Realizing Your Goals

Pdf:The Women's Guide to Successful Investing: Achieving Financial Security and Realizing Your Goals.Review 'The Women's Guide to Successful Investing is almost like getting Nancy Tengler to manage your investments. Her 'Intelligent Investing Rules' combine the best of Warren Buffet, Benjamin Graham, and John Bogle, but Nancy's approach is easier to understand and implement. This is a great handbook for any investor, man or woman.' - Dr. John Rutledge, Professor, Claremont Graduate University, Chief Investment Strategist, Safanad, Author, Lessons from a Road Warrior, former Presidential Advisor 'This book fills a gap for those of us who know how to make money, but know less about how to invest it. As Tengler points out: women tend to live longer, and investing our assets sensibly is the only way to maximize our hard-won success and retire comfortably.' - Susan Varga, COO, Kudlow & Co., LLC, Radio Producer, nationally-syndicated 'The Larry Kudlow Show' 'In The Women's Guides to Successful Investing, Tengler shares her secrets for busy women who know very well how to make money but now want to learn how to invest it. Since an enormous percentage of women will at some point oversee the family wealth, increasing their knowledge and comfort with the process will grow the balance sheets of families across America. And that benefits us all. A must read for mothers and grandmothers and daughters and wives and every man who knows a woman.' - Dr. Arthur Laffer, Founder and Chairman of Laffer Associates, former economic advisor to President Ronald Reagan 'This book should be required reading for everyone, beginning in high school. Tengler possesses the marvelous ability to explain complex financial concepts in everyday language. There are excellent references throughout for additional in-depth study as well as lifelong financial planning tools.' - Peter Allison, President and Founder, IDM LabTrack Inc. and IDM AgriTrak Inc., Lecturer, Arizona State University W. P. Carey Graduate School of Business 'Nancy has de-mystified the complex subject of stock investing, and her tremendous passion for empowering and encouraging women to start investing comes through on every page as she shares her own investing strategies, both the wildly successful ones and her 'learning opportunities.'' - Sharon Lechter, CPA CGMA, Author of Think and Grow Rich for Women, Co-author of Outwitting the Devil, Three Feet From Gold, and Rich Dad Poor Dad 'Nancy Tengler spent decades developing the timeless investing principles she shares in The Women's Guide to Successful Investing. Men and women alike can benefit from these time-proven investing principles. I highly recommend buying the book, studying the principles, and applying them to your investing.' - Horace 'Woody' Brock, Ph.D., President, Strategic Economic Decisions, Inc., New York 'Nancy Tengler spent over twenty years managing the money of some of the nation's largest corporations and wealthiest families. I only wish she had written this book twenty years ago when I was first learning to invest. Buy it. Read it. And share these treasures with the women you know and value.' - Mary Ryan, Director of Operations, Strategic Economic Decisions, Inc., New York Read more About the Author Nancy Tengler's career as a wealth advisor spans more than twenty years. She has worked as a Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer, overseeing the management of tens of billions of dollars globally. She has been named one of Money Magazine's Best Women Investors. She also has been a regular guest host on CNBC and a frequent guest on PBS, CNN, CBS, NBC, Bloomberg TV. In addition to her contributions to financial news sites like Examiner.com and Yahoo! Finance, Nancy writes a weekly investing column for women entitled 'Your Financial IQ' published in The Arizona Republic and spends her time in Paradise Valley, AZ and Incline Village, NV with her husband, three dogs and elderly horse. She can be reached at [email protected] or follow her blog at http://nancytengler.com. Read more

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Trend Following: How to Make a Fortune in Bull, Bear, and Black Swan Markets (Wiley Trading)

Pdf Money Trend Following: How to Make a Fortune in Bull, Bear, and Black Swan Markets (Wiley Trading)

Pdf:Trend Following: How to Make a Fortune in Bull, Bear, and Black Swan Markets (Wiley Trading).Want to take the financial journey to a new investing philosophy that might very well affect the rest of your moneymaking life? No one can guarantee the yellow brick road, but Michael Covel promises the red pill will leave you wide freaking awake. Trend Following reveals the truth about a trading strategy that makes money in up, down and surprise markets. By applying straightforward and repeatable rules, anyone can learn to make money in the markets whether bull, bear, or black swan—by following the trend to the end when it bends. In this timely reboot of his bestselling classic, Michael Covel dives headfirst into trend following strategy to examine the risks, benefits, people, and systems. You’ll hear from traders who have made millions by following trends, and learn from their successes and mistakes—insights only here. You’ll learn the trend philosophy, and how it has performed in booms, bubbles, panics and crashes. Using incontrovertible data and overwhelming supporting evidence, with a direct connection to the foundations of behavioral finance, Covel takes you inside the core principles of trend following and shows everyone, from brand new trader to professional, how alpha gets pulled from the market. Covel’s newest edition has been revised and extended, with 7 brand new interviews and research proof from his one of kind network.  This is trend following for today’s generation. If you’re looking to go beyond passive index funds and trusting the Fed, this cutting edge classic holds the keys to a weatherproof portfolio. Meet great trend followers learning their rules and philosophy of the game Examine data to see how trend following excels when the you-know-what hits the fan Understand trend trading, from behavioral economics to rules based decision-making to its lambasting of the efficient markets theory Compare trend trading systems to do it yourself or invest with a trend fund Trend following is not prediction, passive index investing, buy and hope or any form of fundamental analysis. It utilizes concrete rules, or heuristics, to profit from a behavioral perspective. Trend Following is clear-cut, straightforward and evidence-based and will secure your financial future in bull, bear and black swan markets. If you’re finally ready to profit in the markets, Trend Following is the definitive treatise for a complex world in constant chaos.

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Anatomy of a Volume Profile Trader: Learn tips and strategies for trading the Volume Profile.

Pdf Money Anatomy of a Volume Profile Trader: Learn tips and strategies for trading the Volume Profile.

Pdf:Anatomy of a Volume Profile Trader: Learn tips and strategies for trading the Volume Profile..Anatomy Of A Volume Profile Trader will show you exactly what to look for when identifying actionable trade setups. Throughout the book you'll learn specific tradeable strategies that you can implement right away. Take your trading to the next level by reviewing your charts after each chapter to get the deepest learning experience.

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High Probability Trading Strategies: Entry to Exit Tactics for the Forex, Futures, and Stock Markets

Pdf Money High Probability Trading Strategies: Entry to Exit Tactics for the Forex, Futures, and Stock Markets

Pdf:High Probability Trading Strategies: Entry to Exit Tactics for the Forex, Futures, and Stock Markets.From the Inside Flap Trading today's markets—including stocks, futures, or Forex—can be a challenging and difficult endeavor. But it is possible to achieve consistent success in this field, if you're prepared to learn a complete trading plan from entry to exit. In High Probability Trading Strategies, author and well-known trading educator Robert Miner skillfully outlines every aspect of a practical trading plan—from entry to exit—that he has developed over the course of his distinguished twenty-plus-year career. The result is a complete approach to trading that will allow you to trade confidently in a variety of markets and time frames. With this book as your guide, you'll quickly learn how to recognize high-probability trading opportunities, pinpoint exact entry and stop prices, and manage a trade until it's completely closed out. You'll discover how the four key factors of dual-time-frame-momentum, pattern, price, and time can guide you down the path to trading profits. As you become familiar with the proven strategies and techniques taught in High Probability Trading Strategies, you'll also come to understand the type of market information you can use to make specific trade decisions and how to execute those decisions from start to finish. Miner teaches in a practical, step-by-step manner until a complete trading plan is developed. While the ideas found here are essential to trading success, the best way to learn is by example. That's why Miner has devoted an entire chapter—called 'Real Traders, Real Time'—to trade examples submitted by his past students. In it, you'll see how they apply the strategies taught throughout the book to markets around the world. A companion website completes this comprehensive learning package. It's not a word-for-word review of the material in the book, but rather an additional tool to illustrate more examples. With it, you'll learn how to put high-probability trading strategies into practice, day by day and bar by bar, for many different markets and time frames. Written with the serious trader in mind, High Probability Trading Strategies details a practical approach to analyzing market behavior, identify-ing profitable trade setups, and executing and managing trades—from entry to exit—that will allow you to both preserve and grow your capital. If you're looking to make the most of your time in today's markets, look no further than High Probability Trading Strategies. Read more From the Back Cover High Probability Trading Strategies Trading today's markets—including stocks, futures, or Forex—can be a challenging and difficult endeavor. But it is possible to achieve consistent success in this field, if you're prepared to learn a complete trading plan from entry to exit. In High Probability Trading Strategies, author and well-known trading educator Robert Miner skillfully outlines every aspect of a practical trading plan—from entry to exit—that he has developed over the course of his distinguished twenty-plus-year career. The result is a complete approach to trading that will allow you to trade confidently in a variety of markets and time frames. With this book as your guide, you'll quickly learn how to recognize high-probability trading opportunities, pinpoint exact entry and stop prices, and manage a trade until it's completely closed out. You'll discover how the four key factors of dual-time-frame-momentum, pattern, price, and time can guide you down the path to trading profits. As you become familiar with the proven strategies and techniques taught in High Probability Trading Strategies, you'll also come to understand the type of market information you can use to make specific trade decisions and how to execute those decisions from start to finish. Miner teaches in a practical, step-by-step manner until a complete trading plan is developed. While the ideas found here are essential to trading success, the best way to learn is by example. That's why Miner has devoted an entire chapter—called 'Real Traders, Real Time'—to trade examples submitted by his past students. In it, you'll see how they apply the strategies taught throughout the book to markets around the world. A companion website completes this compre-hensive learning package. It's not a word-for-word review of the material in the book, but rather an additional tool to illustrate more examples. With it, you'll learn how to put high-probability trading strategies into practice, day by day and bar by bar, for many different markets and time frames. Written with the serious trader in mind, High Probability Trading Strategies details a practical approach to analyzing market behavior, identify-ing profitable trade setups, and executing and managing trades—from entry to exit—that will allow you to both preserve and grow your capital. If you're looking to make the most of your time in today's markets, look no further than High Probability Trading Strategies. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Notary Public Journal Large Entries

Pdf Money Notary Public Journal Large Entries

Pdf:Notary Public Journal Large Entries.About the Author In addition to other works, Angelo Tropea is the author of 'Pass the New York Notary Public Exam Second Edition' and its companion book, 'Pass the New York Notary Exam Questions and Answers.' Also: Notary Public Journal 600 Entries, and Notary Public Journal of Notarial Acts Read more

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SAM 365 & 2016 Assessments, Trainings, and Projects Printed Access Card with Access to 1 MindTap Reader for 6 months

Pdf Money SAM 365 & 2016 Assessments, Trainings, and Projects Printed Access Card with Access to 1 MindTap Reader for 6 months

Pdf:SAM 365 & 2016 Assessments, Trainings, and Projects Printed Access Card with Access to 1 MindTap Reader for 6 months.This access code is available to you for as long as your institution uses SAM 365 & 2016. MindTap Reader access length is dependent upon how it was setup by your instructor. SAM - Skills Assessment Manager - is the top online training resource for Microsoft Office and computer concepts skills. With automatic feedback on assignments and personalized study guides, SAM helps you stay on track for improved grades. SAM has all your course content in one easy location. SAM training and assessments simulate the real Microsoft Office environment and SAM projects let you apply the skills live in the application using real-world scenarios, preparing you for more workplace success.

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NoteBook: Red Plaid; Exercise Book 190 Lined Journal Pages | Diary | 6'x 9' Large Composition Note Book Gloss Finish Paperback (Notebook lined pages with blank Date and Page number)

Pdf Money NoteBook: Red Plaid; Exercise Book 190 Lined Journal Pages | Diary | 6'x 9' Large Composition Note Book Gloss Finish Paperback (Notebook lined pages with blank Date and Page number)

Pdf:NoteBook: Red Plaid; Exercise Book 190 Lined Journal Pages | Diary | 6'x 9' Large Composition Note Book Gloss Finish Paperback (Notebook lined pages with blank Date and Page number).Clean simple design Large Paperback Composition Notebook & Diary with 190 lined journal pages with easy to fill Date and Page spaces. Keep your journal notes, diary entries, or ledger records in one convenient and paperback study notebook: * Durable gloss finish paperback cover * 190 pages - 95 sheet lined note book * Size 6” X 9” (15 x 23cm) * Perfect gift for business writing and school homework note book * Blank Date and Page # space top of each textbook lined page. Check out the listings for *DIY Planner Journals* or Strategic Publications page for all the designs available or check the links below for this theme set. A lifetime fan of Diary & Journal creation for her own writing and embellishing, Helene Malmsio has compiled a collection of Diaries, Journals and Bullet dot grid Planners in paperback soft cover books for your pleasure. “When you use one of my Journals I want it to make you feel good. Knowing you can use these as a creative tool to craft a better life for yourself and your loved ones, is my inspiration – ENJOY!”

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I Survived Another Meeting that Should Have Been an Email: 6x9 Lined 100 pages Funny Notebook, Ruled Unique Diary, Sarcastic Humor Journal, Gag Gift ... secret santa, christmas, appreciation gift

Pdf Money I Survived Another Meeting that Should Have Been an Email: 6x9 Lined 100 pages Funny Notebook, Ruled Unique Diary, Sarcastic Humor Journal, Gag Gift ... secret santa, christmas, appreciation gift

Pdf:I Survived Another Meeting that Should Have Been an Email: 6x9 Lined 100 pages Funny Notebook, Ruled Unique Diary, Sarcastic Humor Journal, Gag Gift ... secret santa, christmas, appreciation gift.Blank Lined NotebookThis is a perfect journal for you to take to your meetings. A funny journal that will get you through them. Also would make a great gift for a co-worker.This is great as a journal or notebook perfect for you to write your own thoughts, get a little creative with poetry or just writing down lists or ideas. It is a 100 pages blank ruled journal ready for you to fill with your own writing and get a little creative every now and then. 100 pages of high quality paper (50 sheets) It can be used as a journal, notebook or just a composition book 6” x 9” Paperback notebook, soft matte cover Perfect for gel pen, ink or pencils Great size to carry everywhere in your bag, for work, high school, college… It will make a great gift for any special occasion: Christmas, Secret Santa, Birthday…

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Hold On Let Me Overthink This Journal

Pdf Money Hold On Let Me Overthink This Journal

Pdf:Hold On Let Me Overthink This Journal.Hold On Let Me Overthink This Journal, Funny Gag Gift Idea for Your Friends, Coworkers and BossAre you looking for a funny gift for a coworker or friend? This is a blank, lined journal with flower cover that makes a perfect gag gift for friends, coworker and family, male or female.Other features of this notebook include: 120 pages 6x9 inches, Excellent and thick binding Durable white paper Sleek, matte-finished cover for a professional look.This blank lined notebook is a convenient and perfect size to carry anywhere for writing and note taking. If you would like an unlined journal, please take a look at our other products for great gift ideas.

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Notary Public Journal: 100 Entry Notary Record Log Book

Pdf Money Notary Public Journal: 100 Entry Notary Record Log Book

Pdf:Notary Public Journal: 100 Entry Notary Record Log Book.This Notary Public Journal provides Notaries a place to record the important information for each transaction they perform.Most states require Notaries to maintain a record of their transactions.Each logbook entry includes:Detail of : Date/Time Notarized / Type of Service: Acknowledgement, Oat/Affirmation, Jurat, Other / Type of Document / Date of Document / Name, address and phone number of individual / Signature / Satisfactory evidences of ID : Driver's license, Known personally, Credible witness, Passport, I.D. Card, Other / Detail of I.D. : I.D. issue by, I.D. Number, Expiration Date, Issue Date / Additional Information / Name, address and phone number of witness /Signature of witness / Individual's right thumbprint, if required / Notary fee, Travel fee Pocket size 6x9 inches, 100 entries and 2 blank note pages.Get Start Notary Public Journal today!

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Notary Public Journal 600 Entries

Pdf Money Notary Public Journal 600 Entries

Pdf:Notary Public Journal 600 Entries.About the Author In addition to other works, Angelo Tropea is the author of 'Pass the New York Notary Public Exam 2010 Edition' and its companion book, 'Pass the New York Notary Exam Questions and Answers.' Read more

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2019 Weekly Planner: Stay Positive Work Hard Make it Happen: Inspirational Quote Yearly Monthly Calendar 2019 Daily Agenda Weekly Personal ... 2019 monthly planner Series) (Volume 2)

Pdf Money 2019 Weekly Planner: Stay Positive Work Hard Make it Happen: Inspirational Quote Yearly Monthly Calendar 2019 Daily Agenda Weekly Personal ... 2019 monthly planner Series) (Volume 2)

Pdf:2019 Weekly Planner: Stay Positive Work Hard Make it Happen: Inspirational Quote Yearly Monthly Calendar 2019 Daily Agenda Weekly Personal ... 2019 monthly planner Series) (Volume 2).This 8 x 10 inches weekly and monthly planner for 2019 is perfect for work, school and academic planning. Printed on high quality white interior stock paper with Inspirational quote on each month calendar. It offers lots of space to write your daily, weekly and monthly tasks and events,and to-do list. Start planning today with this beautiful 2019 academic/work/personal planner with weekly and monthly columns. Full Specifications: -8 x 10 inches weekly and monthly planner -12-month calendar -144 pages -Inspirational quotes on each month calendar A perfect gift for friends and loved ones.

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Ye Olde Quadrille Composition Notebook: Square Grid Graph Paper

Pdf Money Ye Olde Quadrille Composition Notebook: Square Grid Graph Paper

Pdf:Ye Olde Quadrille Composition Notebook: Square Grid Graph Paper.100 pages | 1/4" squares | cream paper | paperback binding | 9.75" x 7.5" RPG Masters makes blank quad-ruled notebooks with RPG-themed covers for the most creative gamers on Earth. Try our paperback bound, thick paper notebooks, and you may never go back to ordinary notebooks again. "Because the only rule is quad-rule."

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Sure, Let Me Drop Everything and Work On Your Problem: 6x9 Lined Blank Funny Notebook, 100 pages, Sarcastic Joke, Humor Journal, original gag gift for ... retirement, Secret Santa or Christmas

Pdf Money Sure, Let Me Drop Everything and Work On Your Problem: 6x9 Lined Blank Funny Notebook, 100 pages, Sarcastic Joke, Humor Journal, original gag gift for ... retirement, Secret Santa or Christmas

Pdf:Sure, Let Me Drop Everything and Work On Your Problem: 6x9 Lined Blank Funny Notebook, 100 pages, Sarcastic Joke, Humor Journal, original gag gift for ... retirement, Secret Santa or Christmas.This is a perfect journal for you to take to your meetings. A funny journal that will get you through them. Also would make a great gift for a co-worker This is great as a journal or notebook perfect for you to write your own thoughts, get a little creative with poetry or just writing down lists or ideas. It is a 100 pages blank ruled journal ready for you to fill with your own writing and get a little creative every now and then. 100 pages of high quality paper (50 sheets) It can be used as a journal, notebook or just a composition book 6” x 9” Paperback notebook, soft matte cover Perfect for gel pen, ink or pencils Great size to carry everywhere in your bag, for work, high school, college… It will make a great gift for any special occasion: Christmas, Secret Santa, Birthday…

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Cyberlaw: The Law of the Internet and Information Technology

Pdf Money Cyberlaw: The Law of the Internet and Information Technology

Pdf:Cyberlaw: The Law of the Internet and Information Technology.Featuring the most current exploration of cyberlaw, CYBERLAW helps students understand the legal and policy issues associated with the Internet. Tackling a full range of legal topics, it includes discussion of jurisdiction, intellectual property, contracts, taxation, torts, computer crimes, online speech, defamation and privacy.  Chapters include recent, relevant cases, discussion questions and exercises at the end of each chapter. Using a consistent voice and clear explanations, the author covers the latest developments in cyberlaw–from cases to legislation to regulations.

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Boss Lady (Journal, Diary, Notebook): Pink Black Floral Watercolor Journal, Large 8.5 x 11 Softcover (Boss Lady Gifts)

Pdf Money Boss Lady (Journal, Diary, Notebook): Pink Black Floral Watercolor Journal, Large 8.5 x 11 Softcover (Boss Lady Gifts)

Pdf:Boss Lady (Journal, Diary, Notebook): Pink Black Floral Watercolor Journal, Large 8.5 x 11 Softcover (Boss Lady Gifts).Boss Lady (Journal, Diary, Notebook) - beautiful gift This pink and black journal can be used as a diary or notebook. Write all your plans, ideas, and notes into this xl notebook featuring floral watercolors. Stylish, large, and beautiful. Size: xl - 8.5 x 11 inches. Inside: lightly lined paper (ruled on both sides), 110 pages. Cover: soft, matte. Design: whimsical watercolor flowers in striking colors for the boss lady.

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Guest Book 90: Pink, Gold, Floral, Extra Large Guestbook For Birthday Party (Feminine And Elegant)

Pdf Money Guest Book 90: Pink, Gold, Floral, Extra Large Guestbook For Birthday Party (Feminine And Elegant)

Pdf:Guest Book 90: Pink, Gold, Floral, Extra Large Guestbook For Birthday Party (Feminine And Elegant).Celebrating 90th Birthday in a big company? - You'll need this large Birthday Guest Book! It is perfect for seniors. extra large guest book, size 8.5x11; 100 pages; lovely pink and gold floral design; Silky touch soft cover; Plenty of room to sign inside; Capture your memories in this large guest book! This is the perfect guestbook for Birthday party. New Day Journals have more guest books for you: multiple colors and sizes. Visit our author page. Happy Birthday!

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2019 Weekly Planner: God is within her, she will not fall: Bible Verses Yearly Monthly Calendar 2019 Daily Agenda Weekly Personal Organizer, 8x10 ... Planner/2019 Planner Series) (Volume 7)

Pdf Money 2019 Weekly Planner: God is within her, she will not fall: Bible Verses Yearly Monthly Calendar 2019 Daily Agenda Weekly Personal Organizer, 8x10 ... Planner/2019 Planner Series) (Volume 7)

Pdf:2019 Weekly Planner: God is within her, she will not fall: Bible Verses Yearly Monthly Calendar 2019 Daily Agenda Weekly Personal Organizer, 8x10 ... Planner/2019 Planner Series) (Volume 7).This 8 x 10 inches weekly and monthly planner for 2019 is perfect for work, school and academic planning. Printed on high quality white interior stock paper with bible verse / quote on each month calendar. It offers lots of space to write your daily, weekly and monthly tasks and events,and to-do list. Start planning today with this beautiful 2019 academic/work/personal planner with weekly and monthly columns. Full Specifications: -8 x 10 inches weekly and monthly planner -12-month calendar -144 pages -bible verses or bible quotes on each month calendar A perfect gift for friends and loved ones and those in the Christian community.

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2019 Weekly Planner: Bible Verses Yearly Monthly Calendar 2019 Daily Agenda Weekly Personal Organizer, 8x10 inches, 144 pages (Bible Verses Floral 2019 Weekly Planner/2019 Planner Series) (Volume 2)

Pdf Money 2019 Weekly Planner: Bible Verses Yearly Monthly Calendar 2019 Daily Agenda Weekly Personal Organizer, 8x10 inches, 144 pages (Bible Verses Floral 2019 Weekly Planner/2019 Planner Series) (Volume 2)

Pdf:2019 Weekly Planner: Bible Verses Yearly Monthly Calendar 2019 Daily Agenda Weekly Personal Organizer, 8x10 inches, 144 pages (Bible Verses Floral 2019 Weekly Planner/2019 Planner Series) (Volume 2).This 8 x 10 inches weekly and monthly planner for 2019 is perfect for work, school and academic planning. Printed on high quality white interior stock paper with bible verse / quote on each month calendar. It offers lots of space to write your daily, weekly and monthly tasks and events,and to-do list. Start planning today with this beautiful 2019 academic/work/personal planner with weekly and monthly columns. Full Specifications: -8 x 10 inches weekly and monthly planner -12-month calendar -144 pages -bible verses or bible quotes on each month calendar A perfect gift for friends and loved ones and those in the Christian community.

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I am beautiful I am strong I am powerful I am love I am kind I am light: Positive Self-Affirmations notebook Journal 8 x 10 inches (Positive Self ... Books Notebook Journal Series) (Volume 4)

Pdf Money I am beautiful I am strong I am powerful I am love I am   kind I am light: Positive Self-Affirmations notebook Journal 8 x 10 inches (Positive Self ... Books Notebook Journal Series) (Volume 4)

Pdf:I am beautiful I am strong I am powerful I am love I am kind I am light: Positive Self-Affirmations notebook Journal 8 x 10 inches (Positive Self ... Books Notebook Journal Series) (Volume 4).This Positive Self-Affirmations notebook Journal it to use as a to-do-list book or journal to focus on what you need to do at the same time remind yourself of the positive and affirmations in your mind. positive affirmations, you can help you to develop confidence and a healthy dose of self-esteem. This composition book or notebook is ideal for: -Birthday Gifts for kids and adults -Special occasions -Student's gifts -Stationery gift pack -Office workers and friends -Use as a journals or notepad And for capturing ideas and much more........

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You Goal, Girl: A Goal-Setting Workbook

Pdf Money You Goal, Girl: A Goal-Setting Workbook

Pdf:You Goal, Girl: A Goal-Setting Workbook.Review This book will help with setting goals and organizing the steps to reach them, all with the wit and honesty of your two best girlfriends.  - Essence Read more About the Author Earn Spend Live is a lifestyle website devoted to helping women navigate their career, grapple with their finances, and live their best life. Earn Spend Live was created by professionals in their twenties who wanted to create a space where other twentysomethings can get direct and to-the-point advice on managing work responsibilities and making smart(ish) financial decisions, all while trying to remember to fold that day-old pile of laundry. Being an adult is hard, but we want to make it easier.Elise Williams | @melisewilliamsElise Williams is Co-Founder and Editor of Earn Spend Live--although when binge-watching Sailor Moon and eating frozen pizza becomes a profitable career, she'll leave the world of digital publishing behind. She holds a BA in technical writing from The University of Central Arkansas and resides in Maumelle, AR, with her cat Lazarus. Meleah Bowles | @meleahbowlesMeleah Bowles is Co-Founder of Earn Spend Live. Using her feminine wiles and maybe a touch of black magic, she tricked her partner into moving one block away from her mother in Conway, AR with their two dogs and a ferret...because why not? She and Elise have known each other for years, but only recently discovered their undying love for each other. She, too, has a BA in technical writing from The University of Central Arkansas. Read more

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Phone Call Message Log: Space For 3 Entries Per Page To Record Messages, Call History, Details, Follow-Ups | With Added Telephone Contacts Organizer | ... Softback (New Office Supplies) (Volume 6)

Pdf Money Phone Call Message Log: Space For 3 Entries Per Page To Record Messages, Call History, Details, Follow-Ups | With Added Telephone Contacts Organizer | ... Softback (New Office Supplies) (Volume 6)

Pdf:Phone Call Message Log: Space For 3 Entries Per Page To Record Messages, Call History, Details, Follow-Ups | With Added Telephone Contacts Organizer | ... Softback (New Office Supplies) (Volume 6).COVER: Tough Glossy Paperback.Binding: Professional Trade Paperback Binding. So it is bound securely (to the same standard as the books in your local library). so the pages won't fall out with use, but you may need to give it a squish to make it lie flat.INTERIOR: Company Details PageNotes Section90 Pages to log messages which totals 270 messages per Book 3 Entries Per Page to allow enough space for messages to be recorded accuratelyFields include: the person who took the message, caller details,  phone number, date & time, message and if follow-up action is required. There is also space to record telephone and address details of frequently contacted persons at the back.So Why Not Order Yours Today!Please note that we have another version of this phone call log and other office stationary available in our Amazon store.

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Guest Book (Hardcover): Guest book, air bnb book, visitors book, holiday home, comments book, holiday cottage, rental, vacation guest book, Guest Comment Book, Visitor Comments Book

Pdf Money Guest Book (Hardcover): Guest book, air bnb book, visitors book, holiday home, comments book, holiday cottage, rental, vacation guest book, Guest Comment Book, Visitor Comments Book

Pdf:Guest Book (Hardcover): Guest book, air bnb book, visitors book, holiday home, comments book, holiday cottage, rental, vacation guest book, Guest Comment Book, Visitor Comments Book.Guest book, visitors book, ideal item for a holiday home, air bnb and holiday cottage, for guests to write their memories, experiences and give feedback.Guest book, visitors book, ideal item for a holiday home, air bnb, restaurant, bed and breakfast and holiday cottage for guests to share their feedback, recommendations, experiences and leave comments.This hardback book, contains 70 blank pages, allowing guests to leave comments and recommendations.

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Professional Office Procedures (5th Edition)

Pdf Money Professional Office Procedures (5th Edition)

Pdf:Professional Office Procedures (5th Edition).From the Back Cover Professional Office Proceduresprepares students for the realistic situations, tasks and problems they will encounter in a state-of-the-art office environment. Using flexible, stand-alone chapters, this edition has been updated to reflect technology-driven innovations and is ideal for both traditional and distance learning courses. Each chapter features a wide range of activities that focus on Internet research, software application, punctuation review and human relations skill development.  This new edition features more on technology, three new chapters (diversity, stress management and business etiquette), an integrated testing feature and inspiring stories of personal success. Read more

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Busy Doing Facilities Manager Stuff: 150 Page Lined Notebook

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Pdf:Busy Doing Facilities Manager Stuff: 150 Page Lined Notebook.A Funny Notebook for the WorkplaceBe the talk of the office with this hilarious job themed composition notebook! An adorable (and hopefully accurate) cover shows just how busy you are right now. Buy it for yourself, or a coworker friend.Details:8.5 x 11 inch generous size150 lined pagesQuality thick pagesMakes a great stocking fillerPrinted on white paper, easy to write onCute satin matte cover with durable bound spineClick our brand to see other designs!

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Funny Notebook for the Office: 6x9 Ruled 110 pages original sarcastic humor Journal, perfect appreciation gag gift for coworker, joke diary for adults, the office desk, gift for employees, for boss

Pdf Money Funny Notebook for the Office: 6x9 Ruled 110 pages original sarcastic humor Journal, perfect appreciation gag gift for coworker, joke diary for adults, the office desk, gift for employees, for boss

Pdf:Funny Notebook for the Office: 6x9 Ruled 110 pages original sarcastic humor Journal, perfect appreciation gag gift for coworker, joke diary for adults, the office desk, gift for employees, for boss.This is a perfect journal for you to take to your meetings. A funny journal that will get you through them. Also would make a great gift for a co-worker This is great as a journal or notebook perfect for you to write your own thoughts, get a little creative with poetry or just writing down lists or ideas. It is a 110 pages blank ruled journal ready for you to fill with your own writing and get a little creative every now and then. 110 pages of high quality paper (55 sheets) It can be used as a journal, notebook or just a composition book 6” x 9” Paperback notebook, soft matte cover Perfect for gel pen, ink or pencils Great size to carry everywhere in your bag, for work, high school, college… It will make a great gift for any special occasion: Christmas, Secret Santa, Birthday…

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Large Print Address Book (Extra Large-BIG Print Address Book **8.5 X 11** Great for Seniors) (Volume 6)

Pdf Money Large Print Address Book (Extra Large-BIG Print Address Book **8.5 X 11** Great for Seniors) (Volume 6)

Pdf:Large Print Address Book (Extra Large-BIG Print Address Book **8.5 X 11** Great for Seniors) (Volume 6).**Large PRINT Address Book** Great value, and fully customizable and more affordable than many other big print address books. Holds 300+ Addresses Stay organized and keep track of addresses of family, friends and acquaintances with this jumbo-sized BIG PRINT address book. This book includes double the page count of most address books, and it's much larger, so there's more room to write. Designed for people who want to keep track of all their addresses is one place. It's always good to have a written record of everything, rather than keeping all of your records on the computer. Record names, addresses, cell and home numbers, work, fax, email addresses, birthdays and other notes. Great for seniors or anyone who prefer large print books. PLEASE NOTE: At this time, we are Not able to manufacture our address books with tabs. We set our prices low and focus more on cover design. Please click on the “Look Inside” feature to make sure this book is right for you. :) ***Check out our other JUMBO address books to find a cover that meets your style preferences. All of our address books are jumbo sized.

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Notes: Oversize Circle the Date Business Notebook with Ruled Pages for Work or School Professional Blue Gray Textured Design

Pdf Money Notes: Oversize Circle the Date Business Notebook with Ruled Pages for Work or School Professional Blue Gray Textured Design

Pdf:Notes: Oversize Circle the Date Business Notebook with Ruled Pages for Work or School Professional Blue Gray Textured Design.This large notebook is made especially for taking notes, with 100 ruled pages (50 sheets) on professional thick cream-colored pages. It measures 8-1/4’ x 11-1/2” and has a durable cover for office, home, and school work. Also for your convenience, each notebook offers a circle the date feature. Months Jan – Dec and dates 1 – 31 are listed across the top to make it easy to mark each day and stay organized.

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Things I Want to Say to My Co-Workers But I Can't: 6x9 Notebook, Lined, 100 Pages. Cool, sarcastic and awesome appreciation gift for employees, staff. Joke gag gift for men, women, husband, wife

Pdf Money Things I Want to Say to My Co-Workers But I Can't: 6x9 Notebook, Lined, 100 Pages. Cool, sarcastic and awesome appreciation gift for employees, staff. Joke gag gift for men, women, husband, wife

Pdf:Things I Want to Say to My Co-Workers But I Can't: 6x9 Notebook, Lined, 100 Pages. Cool, sarcastic and awesome appreciation gift for employees, staff. Joke gag gift for men, women, husband, wife.Blank Lined NotebookThis is a perfect journal for you to take to your meetings. A funny journal that will get you through them. Also would make a great gift for a co-worker. This is great as a journal or notebook perfect for you to write your own thoughts, get a little creative with poetry or just writing down lists or ideas. It is a 100 pages blank ruled journal ready for you to fill with your own writing and get a little creative every now and then. 100 pages of high quality paper (50 sheets) It can be used as a journal, notebook or just a composition book 6” x 9” Paperback notebook, soft matte cover Perfect for gel pen, ink or pencils Great size to carry everywhere in your bag, for work, high school, college… It will make a great gift for any special occasion: Christmas, Secret Santa, Birthday…

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Congratulations On The New Job! Good Luck Finding Better Coworkers Than Us: Lined Note Book For A Leaving Colleague

Pdf Money Congratulations On The New Job! Good Luck Finding Better Coworkers Than Us: Lined Note Book For A Leaving Colleague

Pdf:Congratulations On The New Job! Good Luck Finding Better Coworkers Than Us: Lined Note Book For A Leaving Colleague.This custom-design humorous notebook would make a great leaving/new job gift idea for a coworker or colleague. The notebook contains an 108 page lined paper interior for adaptable use at home, work or otherwise. Just a few ideas for how the notebook could be used includes: To do listsMeeting and training notesSupervisionCreative writingAppointment remindersShopping lists/meal plansGratitude diaryPersonal journal We would like to thank you for very much your interest in the notebook, and hope you are pleased with the order.

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Daily Sales Journal: Green Leather Expense Ledger, Stock Record Tracker, Daily Sales Log Book, Journal Notebook for Personal, Company and Business ... Book Size. (Office Supplies) (Volume 9)

Pdf Money Daily Sales Journal: Green Leather Expense Ledger, Stock Record Tracker, Daily Sales Log Book, Journal Notebook for Personal, Company and Business ... Book Size. (Office Supplies) (Volume 9)

Pdf:Daily Sales Journal: Green Leather Expense Ledger, Stock Record Tracker, Daily Sales Log Book, Journal Notebook for Personal, Company and Business ... Book Size. (Office Supplies) (Volume 9).8.5” x 11” large (21.6cm X 25.4cm ) strong paperback 100 pages of acid-free, pure white thick (55lb) paper to minimize ink bleed. First Page includes Company and Logbook details 100 Expenses Logs; Date, product ID, Description, Quantity, Totals, Comments, subtotals & Balance Space for 28 entries per sheet Extra Notes Pages for other important details

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Inventory Ledger: Management Control, Daily Weekly Monthly Entry Logbook Notebook For Businesses and Personal Management (Office Supplies) Large Inventory Log 8.5 x 11 Paperback - December 03, 2017

Pdf Money Inventory Ledger: Management Control, Daily Weekly Monthly Entry Logbook Notebook For Businesses and Personal Management (Office Supplies) Large Inventory Log 8.5 x 11 Paperback - December 03, 2017

Pdf:Inventory Ledger: Management Control, Daily Weekly Monthly Entry Logbook Notebook For Businesses and Personal Management (Office Supplies) Large Inventory Log 8.5 x 11 Paperback - December 03, 2017.Inventory Log Book. Large 8.5 Inches By 11 Inches. Product Information Date      Dept/Location   Inventory Checked By Serial No              Item      Qty         Price      Reorder Date For Your everyday log books and varied cover options, please check our author page Get Your copy Today!

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Client Tracking Book: Hairstylist Client Data Organizer Log Book with A - Z Alphabetical Tabs | Personal Client Record Book Customer Information | ... Salons, Nail, Hair Stylists, Barbers & More)

Pdf Money Client Tracking Book: Hairstylist Client Data Organizer Log Book with A - Z Alphabetical Tabs | Personal Client Record Book Customer Information | ... Salons, Nail, Hair Stylists, Barbers & More)

Pdf:Client Tracking Book: Hairstylist Client Data Organizer Log Book with A - Z Alphabetical Tabs | Personal Client Record Book Customer Information | ... Salons, Nail, Hair Stylists, Barbers & More).The best Client Data Organizer record book perfect for keep track of you clients or appointment log book and easy to write. Product Details:104 pages with A - Z alphabetical tabs which include: Name, Address, Phone, Email, Occupation and Notes.Appointment fields include: Date, Time, Service Type, Price and Notes.Paperback cover Extra large size 8.5 x 11 Inches

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Password Logbook: Pocket Size Small Alphabetized Internet Password Logbook Simple Black

Pdf Money Password Logbook: Pocket Size Small Alphabetized Internet Password Logbook Simple Black

Pdf:Password Logbook: Pocket Size Small Alphabetized Internet Password Logbook Simple Black.The most convenient pocket-sized internet password logbook. At 4 x 6, this notebook fits perfectly in your purse, a drawer, or even a pocket. The pages are alphabetized for quick and convenient location of pages, and there are spaces to record the website name, username, password, and notes. These pocket logs make great gifts for friends, family, and special occasions. Stone Paper Press Password Logbooks are also available in other colors and patterns.

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Notary Public Journal: (Pink & Gold Polka Dot Background for Woman) 100 Entry Notary Record Book. Notary Logbook Records All Information Needed with ... etc. Pocket Size 6x9 Inches. (Volume 4)

Pdf Money Notary Public Journal: (Pink & Gold Polka Dot Background for Woman) 100 Entry Notary Record Book. Notary Logbook Records All Information Needed with ... etc. Pocket Size 6x9 Inches. (Volume 4)

Pdf:Notary Public Journal: (Pink & Gold Polka Dot Background for Woman) 100 Entry Notary Record Book. Notary Logbook Records All Information Needed with ... etc. Pocket Size 6x9 Inches. (Volume 4).Notary Public Logbook | Notary Log Book | Notary Journal This Notary Public Journal provides Notaries a place to record the important information for each transaction they perform. Most states require Notaries to maintain a record of their transactions. Each logbook entry includes: Date/Time Notarized Type of Service: Acknowledgement, Oat/Affirmation, Jurat, Other Type of Document> Date of Document Name, address and phone number of individual Signature Satisfactory evidences of ID : Driver's license, Known personally, Credible witness, Passport, I.D. Card, Other Detail of I.D. : I.D. issue by, I.D. Number, Expiration Date, Issue Date Additional Information Name, address and phone number of witness Signature of witness Individual's right thumbprint, if required Notary fee, Travel fee Pocket size 6x9 inches, 100 entries and 2 blank note pages. Get Start Notary Public Journal today!

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Auto Service Book: Vehicle Maintenance Log

Pdf Money Auto Service Book: Vehicle Maintenance Log

Pdf:Auto Service Book: Vehicle Maintenance Log.Vehicle Maintenance - Repair Log BookGet Your Copy Today!Notebook With 100 Pages.8.25 inches by 6 inchesLog Date, Mileage, Repairs, And Maintenance.Log The following Maintenance And MoreOil ChangedRotate/Balance TiresTires ReplacedWheel AlignmentAir FilterFuel FilterBrakes ServicedSpark PlugsTransmissionWiper BladesBatteriesBelts & HosesRadiatorGet Your Copy Today!

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Monthly Bill Organizer and Planner Notebook (Budget Planners-Extra Large) (Volume 27)

Pdf Money Monthly Bill Organizer and Planner Notebook (Budget Planners-Extra Large) (Volume 27)

Pdf:Monthly Bill Organizer and Planner Notebook (Budget Planners-Extra Large) (Volume 27).**ON SALE for the Holidays** Normally priced at $9.99. This bill organizer is a common favorite! Includes more pages than other bill organizers and it has a calendar!:)Our Monthly Bill Planner Notebook can help you keep your bills organized. Start off on the right track and simplify your life and your bills. The interior of the journal contains a place for the month and date and a chart to help you stay organized with all of your bills and expenses. The chart includes a place for each bill, amount, date and a check box for you to check off when the bill has been taken care of each month. Please Note: This planner does NOT include pockets. Click on the "Look Inside" feature to make sure this book is right for you before purchasing. Thank you:) This journal is set up so you can focus on planning for a few months at a time, but you can always plan further in advance, if you like. The calendar template is a fill-in-the-blank template, so you can start budget at any time of the year. This journal includes a total of 24+ months for planning and budgeting. You’ll find lined notebook paper at the back for additional planning, lists and note taking.

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To Do list Notebook for Work Planner 8.5 x 11: 100 Days for Daily Planner, To Do List and Appointment, Business Planner Notebook, Business Notebook ... Cream Paper, Large Size, 8.5 x 11 (Volume 2)

Pdf Money To Do list Notebook for Work Planner 8.5 x 11: 100 Days for Daily Planner, To Do List and Appointment, Business Planner Notebook, Business Notebook ... Cream Paper, Large Size, 8.5 x 11 (Volume 2)

Pdf:To Do list Notebook for Work Planner 8.5 x 11: 100 Days for Daily Planner, To Do List and Appointment, Business Planner Notebook, Business Notebook ... Cream Paper, Large Size, 8.5 x 11 (Volume 2). To Do list Notebook for Work Planner 8.5 x 11: 100 Days for Daily Planner, To Do List and Appointment, Business Planner Notebook, Business Notebook 8.5 x 11, Daily To Do List Planner Simple, To Do List Notebook 8.5 x 11, Cream Paper, Large Size, 8.5 x 11 Business Planner Notebook can help you to organize and track your work and appointment. We provide table for MUST DO TODAY and TOMORROW to remind and plan your day. Besides, we have productivity score for you to evaluate your activity and time management daily. This notebook is simple design for daily use. For 100 days, Large Size, 8.5” x 11”. It is a perfect gift. This Notebook Contains: - Premium Matte Cover Design (Soft Cover) - Printed on High Quality Cream Paper - Perfectly Large sized at 8.5” x 11” - Organize and Track Your Work and Appointment - To Do List - Productivity Score - For 100 Days

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Monthly Bill Paying Organizer: Personal Money Management With Calendar 2018-2019 Step-by-Step Guide to track your Financial Health |Income List, ... Budget Planner and Bill Tracker) (Volume 14)

Pdf Money Monthly Bill Paying Organizer: Personal Money Management With Calendar 2018-2019 Step-by-Step Guide to track your Financial Health |Income List, ... Budget Planner and Bill Tracker) (Volume 14)

Pdf:Monthly Bill Paying Organizer: Personal Money Management With Calendar 2018-2019 Step-by-Step Guide to track your Financial Health |Income List, ... Budget Planner and Bill Tracker) (Volume 14).Limited Time Offer - only $7.49 Bill Planner Journal / 130 Pages of Planner/ Bill Tracker Journal Prompts This Bill Planner journal contains 130 of pages to take notes and plan for your budget each month. Printed on high quality stock and sized at 8.5" x 11", it is perfect for both travel and fitting on your bedside table. This Bill Planner journal is the perfect tool to track your monthly billing. The Book Contains: + Calendar Year 2018 - 2019 + Premium matte cover design + Printed on high quality + Modern and trendy layout + 130 pages of Bill Planner Journal + Perfectly Large sized at 8.5" x 11" Paperback + It's a perfect gift for family and friends + Perfect for both travel and fitting right on your bedside table.

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Nautical Guest Book (Hardcover), Visitors Book, Guest Comments Book, Vacation Home Guest Book, Beach House Guest Book, Visitor Comments Book, Seaside ... Homes, B&bs, Airbnbs, Guest House, Parties,

Pdf Money Nautical Guest Book (Hardcover), Visitors Book, Guest Comments Book, Vacation Home Guest Book, Beach House Guest Book, Visitor Comments Book, Seaside ... Homes, B&bs, Airbnbs, Guest House, Parties,

Pdf:Nautical Guest Book (Hardcover), Visitors Book, Guest Comments Book, Vacation Home Guest Book, Beach House Guest Book, Visitor Comments Book, Seaside ... Homes, B&bs, Airbnbs, Guest House, Parties,.Hardcover with a gloss finish 8.5" x 8.5" (216mm x 216 mm) Welcome page with space to add your personalized message 96 lined quality white pages Page headed "Date, Name, From" & on opposite page "Comments" for guests to write as much or as little as they like, continuing on down the page. Footnote on each page: 'Would you be willing to let us share your testimonial If so, please scribble your initials under your comments. Thank you!' The Nautical Guest Book offers plenty of room for guests to write. It can also help you gather valuable testimonials. Ideal for boat owners, beach house guests, vacation homes, holiday homes, beach cabins, house boat, Bed & Breakfast, guest house, small hotel or AirBnB by the sea.

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Vehicle Maintenance Log Book: Car Maintenance - Repair Log Book Journal. Log Date, Mileage, Repairs And Maintenance. Notebook With 100 Pages. (Auto Books)

Pdf Money Vehicle Maintenance Log Book: Car Maintenance - Repair Log Book Journal. Log Date, Mileage, Repairs And Maintenance. Notebook With 100 Pages. (Auto Books)

Pdf:Vehicle Maintenance Log Book: Car Maintenance - Repair Log Book Journal. Log Date, Mileage, Repairs And Maintenance. Notebook With 100 Pages. (Auto Books).Vehicle Maintenance - Repair Log BookGet Your Copy Today!Notebook With 100 Pages.8.25 inches by 6 inchesLog Date, Mileage, Repairs, And Maintenance.Log The following Maintenance And MoreOil ChangedRotate/Balance TiresTires ReplacedWheel AlignmentAir FilterFuel FilterBrakes ServicedSpark PlugsTransmissionWiper BladesBatteriesBelts & HosesRadiatorGet Your Copy Today!

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The Lean Six Sigma Pocket Toolbook: A Quick Reference Guide to 100 Tools for Improving Quality and Speed

Pdf Money The Lean Six Sigma Pocket Toolbook: A Quick Reference Guide to 100 Tools for Improving Quality and Speed

Pdf:The Lean Six Sigma Pocket Toolbook: A Quick Reference Guide to 100 Tools for Improving Quality and Speed.From the Back Cover Vital tools for implementing Lean Six Sigma--what they are, how they work, and which to use The Lean Six Sigma Pocket Toolbook is today's most complete and results-based reference to the tools and concepts needed to understand, implement, and leverage Lean Six Sigma. The only guide that groups tools by purpose and use, this hands-on reference provides:Analyses of nearly 100 tools and methodologies--from DMAIC and Pull Systems to Control Charts and Pareto Charts Detailed explanations of each tool to help you know how, when, and why to use it for maximum efficacy Sections for each tool explaining how to create it, how to interpret what you find, and expert tips Lean Six Sigma is today's leading technique to maximize production efficiency and maintain control over each step in the managerial process. With The Lean Six Sigma Pocket Toolbook, you'll discover how to propel your organization to new levels of competitive success--one tool at a time. Read more About the Author Michael L. George is the president of George Group and author of Lean Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma for Service. John Maxey is a director at George Group. David Rowlands is the vice president of Lean Six Sigma for the North American Solutions Group, the sales, service, and marketing arm of Xerox. Malcolm Upton is a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt with George Group. Read more

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The Toyota Way: 14 Management Principles from the World's Greatest Manufacturer

Pdf Money The Toyota Way: 14 Management Principles from the World's Greatest Manufacturer

Pdf:The Toyota Way: 14 Management Principles from the World's Greatest Manufacturer.From the Publisher Winner of the Institute for Industrial Engineer’s Book-of-the-Year award and the Shingo Prize for Manufacturing Excellence Read more From the Back Cover 'This book will give you an understanding of what has made Toyota successful and some practical ideas that you can use to develop your own approach to business.'--Gary Convis, former Managing Officer of ToyotaFewer man-hours. Less inventory. The highest quality cars with the fewest defects of any competing manufacturer. In factories around the globe, Toyota consistently raises the bar for manufacturing, product development, and process excellence. The result is an amazing business success story: steadily taking market share from price-cutting competitors, earning far more profit than any other automaker, and winning the praise of business leaders worldwide.The Toyota Way reveals the management principles behind Toyota's worldwide reputation for quality and reliability. Dr. Jeffrey Liker, a renowned authority on Toyota's Lean methods, explains how you can adopt these principles--known as the 'Toyota Production System' or 'Lean Production'--to improve the speed of your business processes, improve product and service quality, and cut costs, no matter what your industry.Drawing on his extensive research on Toyota, Dr. Liker shares his insights into the foundational principles at work in the Toyota culture. He explains how the Toyota Production System evolved as a new paradigm of manufacturing excellence, transforming businesses across industries. You'll learn how Toyota fosters employee involvement at all levels, discover the difference between traditional process improvement and Toyota's Lean improvement, and learn why companies often think they are Lean--but aren't.The fourteen management principles of the Toyota Way create the ideal environment for implementing Lean techniques and tools. Dr. Liker explains each key principle with detailed, examples from Toyota and other Lean companies on how to:Foster an atmosphere of continuous improvement and learningCreate continuous process 'flow' to unearth problemsSatisfy customers (and eliminate waste at the same time)Grow your leaders rather than purchase themGet quality right the first timeGrow together with your suppliers and partners for mutual benefitDr. Liker shows the Toyota Way in action, then outlines how to apply the Toyota Way in your organization, with examples of how other companies have rebuilt their culture to create a Lean, learning enterprise. The Toyota Way is an inspiring guide to taking the steps necessary to emulate Toyota's remarkable success. What can your business learn from Toyota? How to double or triple the speed of any business processHow to build quality into workplace systemsHow to eliminate the huge costs of hidden wasteHow to turn every employee into a quality control inspectorHow to dramatically improve your products and services!With a market capitalization greater than the value of General Motors, Ford, and Chrysler combined, Toyota is also, (by far), the world's most profitable automaker. Toyota's secret weapon is Lean production--the revolutionary approach to business processes that it invented in the 1950's and has spent decades perfecting. Today businesses around the world are implementing Toyota's radical system for speeding up processes, reducing waste, and improving quality. The Toyota Way, explain's Toyota's unique approach to Lean--the 14 management principles and philosophy that drive Toyota's quality and efficiency-obsessed culture. You'll gain valuable insights that can be applied to any organization and any business process, whether in services or manufacturing. Professor Jeffrey Liker has been studying Toyota for twenty years, and was given unprecedented access to Toyota executives, employees and factories, both in Japan and the United States, for this landmark work. The book is full of examples of the 14 fundamental principles at work in the Toyota culture, and how these principles create a culture of continuous learning and improvement. You'll discover how the right combination of long-term philosophy, process, people, and problem solving can transform your organization into a Lean, learning enterprise--the Toyota Way. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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The Toyota Way

Pdf Money The Toyota Way

Pdf:The Toyota Way.In factories around the world, Toyota consistently makes the highest-quality cars with the fewest defects of any competing manufacturer, while using fewer man-hours, less on-hand inventory, and half the floor space of its competitors. The Toyota Way is the first book for a general audience that explains the management principles and business philosophy behind Toyota's worldwide reputation for quality and reliability. Complete with profiles of organizations that have successfully adopted Toyota's principles, this book shows managers in every industry how to improve business processes by: Eliminating wasted time and resources Building quality into workplace systems Finding low-cost but reliable alternatives to expensive new technology Producing in small quantities Turning every employee into a quality control inspector

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Toyota Kata: Managing People for Improvement, Adaptiveness and Superior Results

Pdf Money Toyota Kata: Managing People for Improvement, Adaptiveness and Superior Results

Pdf:Toyota Kata: Managing People for Improvement, Adaptiveness and Superior Results.This game-changing book puts you behind the curtain at Toyota, providing new insight into the legendary automaker's management practices and offering practical guidance for leading and developing people in a way that makes the best use of their brainpower. Drawing on six years of research into Toyota's employee-management routines, Toyota Kata examines and elucidates, for the first time, the company's organizational routines - called kata - that power its success with continuous improvement and adaptation. The book also reaches beyond Toyota to explain issues of human behavior in organizations and provide specific answers to questions such as: How can we make improvement and adaptation part of everyday work throughout the organization? How can we develop and utilize the capability of everyone in the organization to repeatedly work toward and achieve new levels of performance? How can we give an organization the power to handle dynamic, unpredictable situations and keep satisfying customers? Mike Rother explains how to improve our prevailing management approach through the use of two kata: Improvement Kata - a repeating routine of establishing challenging target conditions, working step-by-step through obstacles, and always learning from the problems we encounter; and Coaching Kata: a pattern of teaching the improvement kata to employees at every level to ensure it motivates their ways of thinking and acting. With clear detail, an abundance of practical examples, and a cohesive explanation from start to finish, Toyota Kata gives executives and managers at any level actionable routines of thought and behavior that produce superior results and sustained competitive advantage.

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LEAN: Ultimate Collection - Lean Startup, Lean Analytics, Lean Enterprise, Kaizen, Six Sigma, Agile Project Management, Kanban, Scrum (Lean Thinking, Lean Manufacturing, Management, Running Lean)

Pdf Money LEAN: Ultimate Collection - Lean Startup, Lean Analytics, Lean Enterprise, Kaizen, Six Sigma, Agile Project Management, Kanban, Scrum (Lean Thinking, Lean Manufacturing, Management, Running Lean)

Pdf:LEAN: Ultimate Collection - Lean Startup, Lean Analytics, Lean Enterprise, Kaizen, Six Sigma, Agile Project Management, Kanban, Scrum (Lean Thinking, Lean Manufacturing, Management, Running Lean).LEANLean Startup, Lean Analytics, Lean Enterprise, Kaizen, Six Sigma, Agile Project Management, Kanban, Scrum, Kaizen8 Books – Lean Ultimate Collection! Click Add to Cart Now!LEAN STARTUPTHE LEAN STARTUP METHODOLOGYPRINCIPLES OF LEAN STARTUPLEAN STARTUP MODELSMINIMAL VIABLE PRODUCT (MVP)VALIDATED LEARNINGHOW TO ENVISION THE STARTUPHOW TO STEERHOW TO ACCELERATELEAN ANALYTICSINTRODUCTION TO LEAN ANALYTICSUSE PROGRESSIVE RESULTS INTO VALUE STREAM BUILDINGTHE METRICS THAT MATTERS FOR YOUR BUSINESSKEY METRICS AND YOUR OWN TARGETSDATA-DRIVEN APPROACHESYOUR SECRET WEAPON: KPI AND TEAM MEETINGSAUTOMATIZE THE COMPANY THANKS TO THE ANALYTICSLEAN ENTERPRISELEAN MANAGEMENT FOR PRODUCTION AND SERVICESLEAN CONCEPTS AND TOOLSHOW TO USE VALIDATED IDEAS TO IMPROVE WORKING THROUGH LEANHOW TO HARNESS LEAN TO FOSTER INNOVATION THROUGH LEANHOW TO FOSTER LEARNING AND EXPERIMENTATION THROUGH LEANHOW CAN A BUSINESS IDENTIFY VALUE WITH LEANKAIZENINTRODUCTION TO KAIZENWHY CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT?THE KAIZEN WAYINCREMENTAL CHANGE AND INNOVATIONS.M.A.R.T. GOAL SETTINGSINGLE VS. MULTI-TASKINGORGANIZATIONAL KAIZENMAXIMIZING YOUR KAIZEN RESULTSSIX SIGMAUNDERSTANDING SIX SIGMAPRINCIPLE OF SIX SIGMASIX SIGMA TOOLS AND PROCESSESVALUE STREAM MAPPINGIMPLEMENTING SIX SIGMADMAIC PROCESSUNDERSTANDING YOUR CUSTOMER (VOC)10 SIX SIGMA DO’S AND DON’TSAGILE PROJECT MANAGEMENTAGILE VALUES AND PRINCIPLESWHO CAN USE AGILE?AGILE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT TECHNIQUESDSDM ATERNROLES IN DSDM PROJECT MANAGEMENTMANAGING SCOPE AND PROCUREMENT WITH AGILE AND MUCH MOREKANBANINTRODUCTION TO KANBANCORE PRACTICESHOW DOES KANBAN WORKTYPES OF KANBAN SYSTEMSBENEFITS OF KANBANPROJECT MANAGEMENT AND KANBANUSE OF KANBAN SYSTEMSHOW TO USE KANBAN TO IMPROVE THE FULL VALUE CHAINHOW CAN KANBAN BE USED IN BACK OFFICESHOW CAN KANBAN HELP IN FORECASTINGAND MUCH MORESCRUMINTRODUCING SCRUMBENEFITS OF USING SCRUMSCRUM GLOSSARYSCRUM ROLESSCRUM ARTIFACTS, TOOLS, CONCEPTS, AND PRACTICESTHE SPRINT CYCLEUSER STORIESSCRUM PLANNING PRINCIPLES (THE PRODUCT ROADMAP)RELEASE PLANNINGTHE CHARACTERISTICS THAT DEFINE AN OUTSTANDING DEVELOPMENT TEAMAND MUCH MOREGET YOUR COPY NOW OF LEAN ULTIMATE COLLECTION

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Turning Crisis Into Success: A Serial Entrepreneur’s Lessons on Overcoming Challenge While Keeping Your Sh*t Together

Pdf Money Turning Crisis Into Success: A Serial Entrepreneur’s Lessons on Overcoming Challenge While Keeping Your Sh*t Together

Pdf:Turning Crisis Into Success: A Serial Entrepreneur’s Lessons on Overcoming Challenge While Keeping Your Sh*t Together.Crisis is inevitable. Will it hold you back or catapult your growth?There is no quick fix to solving crisis. But Turning Crisis Into Success will help you build a mental ship capable of navigating through the storm, with an inside look at how it’s done.For Richard Jaffe, success didn’t come at the expense of his mental state, but because of it. His story shows a path to professional success, love, deep meaning and fulfillment.Teaching through story, Richard and Charly Jaffe take you behind the black curtain, into the mental and emotional world of an entrepreneur as he navigates through one near catastrophe after another.In these pages, you’ll find stories that show you how to:Create solutions in hopeless situationsBecome a rockstar negotiator, getting what you want their wayDevelop life-changing (and business-saving) relationshipsNavigate overwhelming moments while keeping your sh*t togetherBuild a mind for whole-life success - in business, love and lifeIf you’re looking for success that feels just as good in real life as it does on paper, this is the book for you!Richard JaffeRichard Jaffe was the co-founder of Nutri-Foods International (frozen novelties) and SafeSkin Corp (medical devices), both of which he took public on NASDAQ and sold to Fortune 100 companies. Both companies developed #1 selling products in their categories nationwide. He currently writes, speaks and mentors young entrepreneurs on starting and scaling new ventures.Charly JaffeCharly Jaffe is a writer, storyteller and captivating advocate for mental and emotional health. With a background spanning industries and continents, Charly produced stories for BBC News, ran an Australian yoga school and was an award-winning Google strategist. She is currently a crisis counselor and graduate student in Columbia University’s Department of Counseling and Clinical Psychology.

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Toyota Kata: Managing People for Improvement, Adaptiveness and Superior Results

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Pdf:Toyota Kata: Managing People for Improvement, Adaptiveness and Superior Results.From the Back Cover Lead, Manage, and Develop Your People--the Toyota Way! 'Toyota Kata gets to the essence of how Toyota manages continuous improvement and human ingenuity, through its improvement kata and coaching kata. Mike Rother explains why typical companies fail to understand the core of lean and make limited progress―and what it takes to make it a real part of your culture.' ―Jeffrey K. Liker, bestselling author of The Toyota Way “By uncovering exactly what makes Toyota the standard bearer in a way that is accessible to every management level, in every industry, Rother has given the business world a true gem--Toyota Kata is a must read!” Keith Allman, President, Delta Faucet Company “Mike Rother's Toyota Kata is a rare and exciting event--a book that casts entirely new light on a much-heralded set of management practices, giving those practices new significance and power.” from the Foreword by H. Thomas Johnson, author of Profit Beyond Measure “In Toyota Kata, Rother has put his finger on the heart of the coaching process at Toyota. He has distilled the PDCA process to its simplest and most essential core. Much of Toyota's success is rooted in these subtle yet powerful behaviors Mike so clearly describes. Kata provides a level of clear insight into the key principles underlying Toyota culture in a way that can be easily understood and applied. Essential reading for any company committed to lasting culture change.' Bill Costantino, W3 Group, Former Group Leader TMMK (Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky, Inc.) Read more About the Author Mike Rother is an engineer, a teacher, and a guest researcher at the Technical University Dortmund. Rother’s work has bought him to numerous companies and hundreds of factories around the world, where he collaborates with people to test ideas and shares lessons learned. He splits his time between Ann Arbor, and Cologne, Germany. Rother has been entered into the Association of Manufacturing Excellence's Hall of Fame. Read more

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The Toyota Way: 14 Management Principles from the World's Greatest Manufacturer

Pdf Money The Toyota Way: 14 Management Principles from the World's Greatest Manufacturer

Pdf:The Toyota Way: 14 Management Principles from the World's Greatest Manufacturer.How to speed up business processes, improve quality, and cut costs in any industry In factories around the world, Toyota consistently makes the highest-quality cars with the fewest defects of any competing manufacturer, while using fewer man-hours, less on-hand inventory, and half the floor space of its competitors. The Toyota Way is the first book for a general audience that explains the management principles and business philosophy behind Toyota's worldwide reputation for quality and reliability. Complete with profiles of organizations that have successfully adopted Toyota's principles, this book shows managers in every industry how to improve business processes by: Eliminating wasted time and resources Building quality into workplace systems Finding low-cost but reliable alternatives to expensive new technology Producing in small quantities Turning every employee into a qualitycontrol inspector

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The Lean Six Sigma Pocket Toolbook: A Quick Reference Guide to Nearly 100 Tools for Improving Quality and Speed

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Pdf:The Lean Six Sigma Pocket Toolbook: A Quick Reference Guide to Nearly 100 Tools for Improving Quality and Speed.Vital tools for implementing Lean Six Sigma--what they are, how they work, and which to use The Lean Six Sigma Pocket Toolbook is today's most complete and results-based reference to the tools and concepts needed to understand, implement, and leverage Lean Six Sigma. The only guide that groups tools by purpose and use, this hands-on reference provides: Analyses of nearly 100 tools and methodologies--from DMAIC and Pull Systems to Control Charts and Pareto Charts Detailed explanations of each tool to help you know how, when, and why to use it for maximum efficacy Sections for each tool explaining how to create it, how to interpret what you find, and expert tips Lean Six Sigma is today's leading technique to maximize production efficiency and maintain control over each step in the managerial process. With The Lean Six Sigma Pocket Toolbook, you'll discover how to propel your organization to new levels of competitive success--one tool at a time.

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LEAN: Ultimate Collection - Lean Startup, Lean Analytics, Lean Enterprise, Kaizen, Six Sigma, Agile Project Management, Kanban, Scrum

Pdf Money LEAN: Ultimate Collection - Lean Startup, Lean Analytics, Lean Enterprise, Kaizen, Six Sigma, Agile Project Management, Kanban, Scrum

Pdf:LEAN: Ultimate Collection - Lean Startup, Lean Analytics, Lean Enterprise, Kaizen, Six Sigma, Agile Project Management, Kanban, Scrum.Lean - Lean Startup, Lean Analytics, Lean Enterprise, Kaizen, Six Sigma, Agile Project Management, Kanban, Scrum, KaizenEight books - Lean: Ultimate Collection!Lean Startup: The lean startup methodologyLean startup modelsHow to envision the startupHow to steerHow to accelerateLean AnalyticsThe metrics that matters for your businessKey metrics and your own targetsYour secret weapon: KPI and team meetingsAutomatize the company thanks to the analyticsLean EnterpriseHow to use validated ideas to improve working through leanHow to harness lean to foster innovation through leanHow to foster learning and experimentation through leanKaizenWhy continuous improvement?The kaizen wayIncremental change and innovationOrganizational kaizenSix SigmaSix sigma tools and processesValue stream mappingDMAIC processUnderstanding your customer (VOC)Agile Project ManagementAgile values and principlesWho can use agile?Agile software development techniquesDSDM aternRoles in DSDM project managementManaging scope and procurement with agile KanbanCore practicesProject management and KanbanUse of Kanban systemsHow to use Kanban to improve the full value chainHow can Kanban be used in back officesHow can Kanban help in forecastingScrumBenefits of using scrumScrum rolesScrum artifacts & toolsThe spring cycleUser storiesScrum planning principles (The product roadmap)Release planningBuy your copy of Lean: Ultimate Collection today!

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Lean: An Essential Guide to Lean Startup, Lean Six Sigma, Lean Analytics, Lean Enterprise, Lean Manufacturing, Agile Project Management, Kanban and Scrum

Pdf Money Lean: An Essential Guide to Lean Startup, Lean Six Sigma, Lean Analytics, Lean Enterprise, Lean Manufacturing, Agile Project Management, Kanban and Scrum

Pdf:Lean: An Essential Guide to Lean Startup, Lean Six Sigma, Lean Analytics, Lean Enterprise, Lean Manufacturing, Agile Project Management, Kanban and Scrum.If you want to avoid waste and create wealth in your business, then pay attention.Two comprehensive manuscripts in one audiobook: Lean: The Ultimate Guide to Lean Startup, Lean Six Sigma, Lean Analytics, Lean Enterprise, Lean Manufacturing, Scrum, Agile Project Management and KanbanLean Startup: How to Work Smarter and Not Harder While Innovating Faster and Satisfying CustomersDo you want to build an amazing company? Do you want to see your company do better with less waste? Are you looking for a way to make your customers happier?If so, then you've come to the right place.Lean is a business practice that will eliminate waste in your company while improving the processes that you are currently using. In part one of this audiobook, you will learn about:  Lean startupsLean six sigmaLean analyticsLean enterpriseLean manufacturingAnd much much morePart two of this audiobook includes: What is lean startup?The benefits of lean startupThe principles of lean startupThe concepts of lean startupThe lean startup processLean startup toolsThe methods to use with lean startupThe steps you need for a lean startup business planSteps to get from concept to product with lean startupMaking more sense of customersTips to help you run your lean startupAnd much, much moreSo listen to this audiobook now if you want to learn more about Lean!

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Made in the USA: The Rise and Retreat of American Manufacturing (The MIT Press)

Pdf Money Made in the USA: The Rise and Retreat of American Manufacturing (The MIT Press)

Pdf:Made in the USA: The Rise and Retreat of American Manufacturing (The MIT Press).An argument that America's economy needs a strong and innovative manufacturing sector and the jobs it creates.“There's no author whose books I look forward to more than Vaclav Smil.”—Bill GatesIn Made in the USA, Vaclav Smil powerfully rebuts the notion that manufacturing is a relic of predigital history and that the loss of American manufacturing is a desirable evolutionary step toward a pure service economy. Smil argues that no advanced economy can prosper without a strong, innovative manufacturing sector and the jobs it creates. Smil explains how manufacturing became a fundamental force behind America's economic, strategic, and social dominance. He describes American manufacturing's rapid rise at the end of the nineteenth century, its consolidation and modernization between the two world wars, its role as an enabler of mass consumption after 1945, and its recent decline. Some economists argue that shipping low-value jobs overseas matters little because the high-value work remains in the United States. But, asks Smil, do we want a society that consists of a small population of workers doing high-value-added work and masses of unemployed? Smil assesses various suggestions for solving America's manufacturing crisis, including lowering corporate tax rates, promoting research and development, and improving public education. Will America act to preserve and reinvigorate its manufacturing? It is crucial to our social and economic well-being; but, Smil warns, the odds are no better than even.

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Brick by Brick: How LEGO Rewrote the Rules of Innovation and Conquered the Global Toy Industry

Pdf Money Brick by Brick: How LEGO Rewrote the Rules of Innovation and Conquered the Global Toy Industry

Pdf:Brick by Brick: How LEGO Rewrote the Rules of Innovation and Conquered the Global Toy Industry.Review One of “The Best Books of 2013” -FortuneOne of the “Best Business Books of 2013” –Strategy + Business'Well told...Mr. Robertson, with the benefit of access to staff at Lego and partner companies, provides unusually detailed reporting of the processes that led to Lego's current hits.' -Wall Street Journal'Robertson uncovers and shares a rare inside exploration of innovation-led transformation at its worst – and best. Any manager can learn from these lessons.' -Forbes“An engaging, surprisingly suspenseful and intimate view of the inner workings, leadership dynamics and decision-making process.” -Success“Compelling reading.” –Business Standard'Good storytelling, with considerable insight into Lego's efforts at innovation, including both successes and failures.' -Winnipeg Free Press“A valuable read for any business leader or student, but will also delight those familiar with the beloved toy.” –Publishers Weekly starred review'A fascinating book. The story of how Lego came perilously close to disaster but then transformed itself into one of the most successful and innovative companies in the world serves both as an inspiration and an object lesson.' -Chris Anderson, bestselling author of The Long Tail and Makers 'Brick by Brick is a fascinating study of an iconic toy company that figured out how to stay relevant in a rapidly changing market by returning to its core values and the guiding principles that made it a success in the first place. A must-read for any executive struggling with change.' – Bryce G. Hoffman, journalist and author of American Icon: Alan Mulally and the Fight to Save Ford Motor Company 'In an era filled with so many disheartening stories of corporate failure its refreshing to witness the turn-a-round  success of one we have all grown up with during our childhood and that will  continue for generations to come.' –Adam Reed Tucker, LEGO Architectural Artist “David Robertson and Bill Breen have done a wonderful job explaining brick by brick why Lego is loved around the world and what it took to keep this product at the center of toy industry for so long. Like Disney, Lego’s success can be attributed to their drive for innovation, creativity and persistence. While the bricks are loved by children, Brick by Brick is for any business person wanting to understand what it takes to be great.” –Lee Cockerell, executive vice president (retired and inspired), Walt Disney World Resort, author, Creating Magic and The Customer Rules Read more About the Author DAVID C. ROBERTSON is a Professor of Practice at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he teaches Innovation and Product Development. Prior to joining the faculty of the Wharton School, Robertson was the LEGO Professor of Innovation and Technology Management at IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland from 2002 through 2010. As the LEGO Professor, Robertson was given unique access to the company’s management team, has written two case studies about the company, and is the co-author of a Harvard Business Review piece on LEGO. At IMD, Robertson was the co-director of the school’s largest executive education program, the Program for Executive Development, and directed programs for Credit Suisse, EMC, HSBC, Skanska, BT, and other leading European companies. For more on Robertson’s background, and to contact him for speaking and consulting engagements, visit www.robertsoninnovation.com.   BILL BREEN is a founding member of the team that launched Fast Company, which gained an avid following among businesspeople and won numerous awards, including the National Magazine Award for General Excellence. As senior editor, he edited Fast Company's special issues on design and leadership and wrote many articles on competition, innovation, and personal success. He is the coauthor of The Responsibility Revolution and The Future of Management, which the editors of Amazon.com selected as the best business book of the year. Breen speaks to business audiences on leadership, innovation and sustainability; he has appeared on CNN, Fox, CBS, National Public Radio, and other media outlets. Read more

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Transforming Health Care: Virginia Mason Medical Center's Pursuit of the Perfect Patient Experience

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Pdf:Transforming Health Care: Virginia Mason Medical Center's Pursuit of the Perfect Patient Experience.Review If you work in the health and medical care field and you believe you and your institution are as good as it is possible to be, you should read this book. It will reset your standards and show you how to produce more value for your patients at a lower cost. This is a front line story, not a pie in the sky theory or project of the month. It is a story about real people dedicated to the pursuit of habitual excellence. ―Paul O’Neill, 72nd Secretary of the U.S. Treasury & former Chairman and CEO of Alcoa A comprehensive and insightful book that chronicles an arduous journey to achieve an exceptional patient-centered culture using a management system only now recognized as relevant to health care. This is a story of how Virginia Mason became the benchmark against which other health care systems must judge themselves, and a beacon in a field that has resisted change for far too long. ―David M. Lawrence, MD, MPH, Chairman and CEO (retired), Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals, Inc. The challenges to our U.S. health care system have never been greater. We are challenged by the high cost of care and less than optimal quality and safety. Virginia Mason Medical Center has been on a ten year journey to demonstrate just what is possible and the results have been profound. What is equally amazing, and must reading for health care leaders, is the story of their journey. It is possible to improve quality and safety while simultaneously reducing cost! ―John Kitzhaber, MD, Governor of Oregon 1995-2003 U.S. health care is replete with stories of failed attempts to improve quality and control soaring costs, only to succumb to perverse incentives, infighting and an entrenched status quo. Virginia Mason offers a different path forward, by showing what happens when all of health care’s stakeholders ― doctors, employers, insurers ― align themselves behind pursuing the best care for the patient. It’s a potential model precisely because its leadership medical staff had to overcome the same challenges that affect hospitals and clinicians across the country today. ―Vanessa Fuhrmans, The Wall Street Journal Congratulations to the Virginia Mason team for being another great example of committing to a compelling vision and to continuous quality improvement … . Thank You! ―Alan Mulally, former President and CEO, Boeing Commercial Airplanes; current President and CEO, Ford Motor Company Health care transformation is a process not an event. This book richly describes this process at Virginia Mason ― not just the principles but all the challenges along the way and how they were overcome. It is a textured account of an ongoing journey and as such is an invaluable aid to anyone serious about transforming their own organization. ―Richard Bohmer, MBChB, MPH Professor of Management Practice, Harvard Business School This is the story of a journey. It’s a journey that began almost a decade ago, that continues today, and that will likely continue for the foreseeable future. Through a number of powerful case studies, this book illustrates how Virginia Mason Medical Center has steadily improved the safety, quality, and efficiency of its patient care ― one process at a time. But more importantly, it is a study in leadership and cultural transformation in one of our nation’s most important industries ― health care. That transformation has made patient-centered care much more than a slogan at Virginia Mason; it has become a way of doing business, each and every day. The beneficiaries of that transformation, first and foremost, are the patients Virginia Mason serves. But of equal importance is the new-found sense of accomplishment and satisfaction that these changes have engendered among the Medical Center’s physicians, management team and employees. This book is inspiring must reading for anyone who leads, or aspires to lead, any health care organization. ― William F. Jessee, MD, FACMPE, President and CEO, Medical Group Management Association If you want to understand what health care can become, you need to know about Virginia Mason Medical Center. This book gives you the complete story. It is essential reading. ―David Cutler, former Senior Health Care Advisor, Obama Presidential Campaign An inspiring tale of leadership, discipline, and persistence by an organization committed to excellence in patient care. VMMC has redefined patient-centeredness as the core of process change. By so doing, not only has it transformed its culture and dramatically improved outcomes, it has set new standards for quality and efficiency. Must reading for all health care leaders who are serious about quality. ―Lucian L. Leape, MD, Harvard School of Public Health This remarkable story of Virginia Mason's journey to Lean offers hope that America can achieve the high-quality, affordable care we all deserve. ―Ceci Connolly, Freelance Writer How does a hospital change the very culture of medicine? By abandoning the philosophy that says This is the way we’ve always done it! That’s the essence of the amazing story of true change told by Charles Kenney in Transforming Healthcare: Virginia Mason Medical Center’s Pursuit of the Perfect Patient Experience. But hold on: This is not a cold chronicle of good people moving deck chairs around on the deck of the Titanic. This is genuine course-changing, history-changing work born of steely determination to stop hurting patients by finding ways of practicing medicine that tradition never taught.How does one transform to an idyllic hospital where errors never hurt patients and people are happy? By breaking the molds and infusing a common vision and by starting down the path Dr. Gary Kaplan and Virginia Mason were courageous enough to blaze ten years ago - when no one else was even peeking outside the box.If you intend to keep your patients safe - if you intend to improve the working environment, the bottom line, and the camaraderie of your hospital - you cannot ignore this story! This book isn’t about Lean, Toyota, or any single methodology as much as it’s about a refusal to maintain the terrible status quo documented by the Institute of Medicine in 1999. This book is the foundational element of understanding what it takes to really change a moribund culture. ―John J. Nance, author, Why Hospitals Should Fly Virginia Mason Medical Center is widely recognized as the pioneer in applying the disciplines of the Toyota Production Systems to improve the delivery of health care. Now, with the publication of Transforming Health Care, we have a first-hand account of what they did and what they learned: the steps they took to make the concept of Team Medicine a reality; the struggles and successes in moving from physician-centric to patient-centered care; and the projects they have undertaken to redesign clinical pathways to eliminate waste and error, reduce scientific uncertainty, and promote patient preferences. An easy read, but also an in-depth account of Virginia Mason’s effort to transform itself. This book is a must for students of organizational behavior as well as for those who aspire to improve health care. ―John E. Wennberg, MD, MPH, Peggy Y. Thomson Professor Emeritus (Chair) in the Evaluative Clinical Sciences & Founder and Director Emeritus, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice Read more

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Lean: The Bible: 7 Manuscripts: Lean Startup, Lean Six Sigma, Lean Analytics, Lean Enterprise, Kanban, Scrum, Agile Project Management

Pdf Money Lean: The Bible: 7 Manuscripts: Lean Startup, Lean Six Sigma, Lean Analytics, Lean Enterprise, Kanban, Scrum, Agile Project Management

Pdf:Lean: The Bible: 7 Manuscripts: Lean Startup, Lean Six Sigma, Lean Analytics, Lean Enterprise, Kanban, Scrum, Agile Project Management.Do you want to become an expert in Lean? Get this book and follow my step-by-step explanations! Seven books in one! Lean Startup Lean Startup provides a scientific approach to creating and managing startups and gets the desired product to customers' hands faster. Six Sigma Lean Six Sigma is a method that provides organizations tools to improve the capability of their business processes. This increase in performance and decrease in process variation lead to defect reduction and improvement in profits, employee morale, and quality of products or services. Lean Analytics Lean Analytics opens up the world of collecting and analyzing data to new entrepreneurs, by showing them how to use data as a powerful tool without getting consumed from it to build, launch and grow their startup faster while focusing on the right metrics. Lean Enterprise The core idea of Lean Enterprise is to maximize customer value while minimizing waste and resources. Kanban Kanban is a visual tool that helps in the management of projects by visualizing workflow, limiting work in process, and creating and improving the flow. This book introduced principles that help people to eliminate waste, amplify learning, and deliver as fast as possible. Scrum Scrum is a framework for developing and sustaining complex products. Agile Project Management Agile PM empower project managers to adapt to and manage effectively a new kind of innovative product development. Get this audiobook bundle now!

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Machine Shop Trade Secrets

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Pdf:Machine Shop Trade Secrets.Review This is the first book I recommend for those who want to improve their machining skills.--Paul Hudson, Senior Tooling Engineer, Hi-Tech Rubber, Anaheim, CAThis manual is destined to be an essential aid to students seeking high-paying jobs in the manufacturing sector. --MIike Paul, Applications Engineer, Haas Automation, Inc. Read more From the Inside Flap Written by an experienced machinist and plastic injection mold maker, this groundbreaking manual will have users thinking and producing like experienced machinists. Machine Shop Trade Secrets provides practical 'how-to' information that can immediately be put to use to improve ones machining skills, craftsmanship, and productivity. It is sure to be used and referred to time and again. Users will discover ways to: Work faster. Select, make, and grind cutters. Surface grind blocks, pins and shapes. Cut threads, knurl parts and eliminate warp. Choose realistic feeds, speeds and depths of cut. Remove broken taps, drill bits and other hardware. Apply proven CNC techniques to maximize output. Improve surface finishes and hold tighter tolerances. Assist engineers with design and manufacturing issues. Improve indicating skills and develop a 'feel' for machining. NEW TO THE SECOND EDITION Now includes 4-color photos. Features a reformatted layout which fully integrates the text and photos to make the book more accessible. Chapter 15, 'The Incredible CNC,' has been completely updated. Most chapters now have easy-to-use tables summarizing all of the tips, suggestions, and secrets from that chapter. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Driving Honda: Inside the World's Most Innovative Car Company

Pdf Money Driving Honda: Inside the World's Most Innovative Car Company

Pdf:Driving Honda: Inside the World's Most Innovative Car Company.Review “Rothfeder keeps the narrative lively and interesting, making it both an enjoyable and informative read. A well-written company profile that provides further insight into the history and management techniques behind Honda’s continued success.”—Library Journal“Great investors profit by running counter to the crowd, and in this respect Rothfeder’s superb and readable book is the story of a great corporate contrarian. It explains how Honda’s idiosyncratic and often counterintuitive approaches to leadership, innovation, and growth have enabled it to prosper in a hypercompetitive industry dominated by giants.”—John A. Casesa, senior managing director, Guggenheim Partners“Driving Honda is a fascinating look at one of the world’s great iconoclastic corporations. Through extensive access to high-level Honda executives, Rothfeder dives deep into a corporate culture that sidesteps traditional hierarchy and remains devoted to individualism, accountability, and collaboration, proving that no organization is too large or established to stop thinking like a lean, flexible start-up.”—Keith Ferrazzi, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Who’s Got Your Back and Never Eat Alone“In this highly readable and entertaining book, Rothfeder details how Honda has successfully navigated globalization through a unique strategy. This strategy should be a model for other multinationals to follow.”—Ray Kwong, senior advisor, USC US-China Institute, and Forbes contributor“This highly readable book reveals the key to Honda's success: a culture of openness, innovation, and relentless commitment to quality. It's a must-read for anyone interested in the future of manufacturing in America.' —Subir Chowdhury, Author of The Power of LEO and The Power of Six Sigma “A fascinating and insightful analysis.”—Financial Times  “A case study of the methods required to revive manufacturing industries.”—Kirkus Reviews  “Rothfeder’s inside look at research and development and details about engines, motors, and assembly lines make this book an engineering or manufacturing fanatic’s dream, but readers from all industries will enjoy this entertaining and informative work.”—Publishers Weekly Starred Review“Superb…A powerful corporate parable about how sticking to your guns can lead to real success.”—Engineering and Technology Magazine“Clear well-researched history makes for an entertaining lesson on how a relatively modest Japanese motorcycle company took on the giants of the US automotive industry in their own backyard—and succeeded.”—Professional Engineering Magazine Read more About the Author JEFFREY ROTHFEDER is a veteran, award-winning journalist and former editor-in-chief at International Business Times. He has written numerous critically acclaimed books, including McIlhenny’s Gold, Every Drop for Sale, and Privacy for Sale. He was previously national news editor at Bloomberg News, editor-in-chief at PC Magazine, executive editor at Time Inc., and an editor at Businessweek. He lives in Cortlandt Manor, New York. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Lean Six Sigma in the Age of Artificial Intelligence: Harnessing the Power of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Pdf Money Lean Six Sigma in the Age of Artificial Intelligence: Harnessing the Power of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Pdf:Lean Six Sigma in the Age of Artificial Intelligence: Harnessing the Power of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.The world’s leading expert on Lean Six Sigma provides the missing link for reducing waste and taking operations to the next level: Artificial Intelligence “Whatever the industry, there is an executive with the grit and determination to apply AI to attain the fastest growth, the highest investment returns, to dominate that industry. The only question is: will it be you?” –from Lean Six Sigma in the Age of Artificial Intelligence Combine the power of AI and LSS to seize the competitive advantage—quickly, decisively, and permanently Since 2001, business leaders have been using Lean Six Sigma (LSS) to drive improvements across industries, enabling their companies to reduce cycle time and waste, thus improving revenue and profits. Now they can finally unlock their company’s full potential by combining LSS and AI. In Lean Six Sigma in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, the world’s most respected expert on LSS, Michael L. George, Sr., shows how to harness the power of the technology that promises changing everything as we know it—Artificial Intelligence—to dramatically enhance any LSS management program. This game-changing guide takes you through the process of using AI to unlock maximum speed, solve complex manufacturing challenges, reduce waste, increase company profits, and ultimately outflank your competition at every turn. With Lean Six Sigma in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, you’ll take this revolutionary approach to its limits—and that will make all the difference between business success and failure in the coming decades.

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Lean Thinking : Banish Waste and Create Wealth in Your Corporation

Pdf Money Lean Thinking : Banish Waste and Create Wealth in Your Corporation

Pdf:Lean Thinking : Banish Waste and Create Wealth in Your Corporation.From Publishers Weekly There's a missionary zeal to this book for corporate managers: it wants to convert companies the world over to the streamlined production process pioneered by Toyota after WWII. Womack and Jones chronicled Toyota's concept of lean production in The Machine That Changed the World, and embarked in 1990 on a tour of North America, Europe and Japan to persuade organizations, managers, employers and investors that mass production was out of date and should be chucked for something better. They formed a network of companies and individuals dedicated to lean production. Network members, whose stories form the basis of the book, gather annually to update procedures and refine theory. Showa Manufacturing, a Japanese maker of radiators and boilers, for instance, pulled itself out of an earnings slump by changing from mass-producing batches of standardized equipment to producing customized small lots. Heavily laden with details, this is for specialists who want to streamline. It makes few references to the larger, global economy. Author tour. Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc. Read more From Booklist In The Machine That Changed the World (1990), Womack and Jones, along with Daniel Roos, lauded the manufacturing technique used by Japanese automakers, known as 'lean production' and also as the Toyota Production System. Lately, though, some critics have argued that 'lean production' has been used as simply an excuse for downsizing, and recent books, such as David Gordon's Fat and Mean (1996), have questioned whether corporate trimming has been effective at all. Undaunted, Womack and Jones argue their case anew. They now move beyond 'lean production' to propose 'the lean enterprise' and describe the successes at 25 U.S., Japanese, and German companies that have effectively implemented the 'lean principles' of value (as defined by the customer), value stream, flow, pull, and perfection. Because their earlier book has sold well, this follow-up could generate interest. David Rouse Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Made in the USA: The Rise and Retreat of American Manufacturing (The MIT Press)

Pdf Money Made in the USA: The Rise and Retreat of American Manufacturing (The MIT Press)

Pdf:Made in the USA: The Rise and Retreat of American Manufacturing (The MIT Press).Review There's no author whose books I look forward to more than Vaclav Smil. With his vast knowledge of science and energy, history and business, he brings new insights to every topic he examines.―Bill GatesAnother irreplaceable entry in Smil's chronicling of the modern world. If anyone needs help understanding why making 'things' still matters in a digital world, start here. The US position as the world's reserve currency probably rests on the outcome.―Michael Cembalest, Chief Investment Officer, JP Morgan Asset ManagementVaclav Smil is one of our time's most insightful, thorough, and prolific analysts on the history and state of technology, humanity, and industry. Every book Smil has written has made an important contribution, but none may be more important, more timely than Made in the USA. Smil's fascinating and lucid exploration of the history and state of manufacturing in America comes at a critical time and should be the starting point for any discussion about the future for the USA.―Mark P. Mills, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute Read more About the Author Vaclav Smil is Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of Manitoba. He is the author of forty books, including Energy and Civilization, published by the MIT Press. In 2010 he was named by Foreign Policy as one of the Top 100 Global Thinkers. In 2013 Bill Gates wrote on his website that “there is no author whose books I look forward to more than Vaclav Smil.' Read more

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A Factory of One

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Pdf:A Factory of One.Review Dan Markovitz brings a thoughtful and supremely practical perspective to the fundamental scarcity faced by us all: time. His approach blends conceptual frameworks and concrete specifics―a powerful and useful combination―to reduce the noise and clutter in our lives and work. Markovitz can help us all to be more effective!―Jim Collins, author of Good to Great and co-author of Built to Last and Great by Choice No matter what your role is in your company, or whether you're an independent consultant or even unemployed, you will love Dan Markovitz's new book, A Factory of One. This gem will improve even the most efficient person's work life in powerful ways. The introduction alone got me motivated to adopt those practices that he writes and aren't yet part of my standard work. ... It's short, sweet, and to the point. You're never left wanting more, but you never wish the author would get on with it. ... relates powerful Lean manufacturing tools such as visual management, flow, pull, 5S, and kaizen to daily work, revealing how they improve efficiency, reduce waste, and link the individual worker ever more closely to customer value. This practice helps business professionals develop greater self-awareness, more disciplined problem-solving skills, and a heightened ability to self-correct errors.Read Dan's book--and then apply the tips he gives. ―Karen Martin, Principal, Karen Martin & Associates; and keynote speaker, ASQ Lean and Six Sigma Conference 2012 Read more About the Author Daniel Markovitz is president of TimeBack Management (www.timebackmanagement.com), a consulting firm that radically improves individual and team performance by identifying and eliminating root cause impediments to productivity. He is a faculty member at the Lean Enterprise Institute and teaches at the Stanford University Continuing Studies Program. He also leads a problem solving workshop at the Ohio State University’s Fisher School of Business. Dan lived in Japan for four years and is fluent in Japanese. He’s also an avid distance runner, an enthusiastic (but somewhat tentative) cyclist, and a determined (if slow) swimmer. He holds an MBA from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. You can reach him at [email protected] or via Twitter @timeback. Read more

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Feeding You Lies: How to Unravel the Food Industry's Playbook and Reclaim Your Health

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Pdf:Feeding You Lies: How to Unravel the Food Industry's Playbook and Reclaim Your Health.This follow-up to New York Times bestseller The Food Babe Way exposes the lies we've been told about our food--and takes readers on a journey to find healthy options.There's so much confusion about what to eat. Are you jumping from diet to diet and nothing seems to work? Are you sick of seeing contradictory health advice from experts? Just like the tobacco industry lied to us about the dangers of cigarettes, the same untruths, cover-ups, and deceptive practices are occurring in the food industry. Vani Hari, aka The Food Babe, blows the lid off the lies we've been fed about the food we eat--lies about its nutrient value, effects on our health, label information, and even the very science we base our food choices on. You'll discover:  *  How nutrition research is manipulated by food company funded experts  *  How to spot fake news generated by Big Food  *  The tricks food companies use to make their food addictive  *  Why labels like "all natural" and "non-GMO" aren't what they seem and how to identify the healthiest food  *  Food marketing hoaxes that persuade us into buying junk food disguised as health foodVani guides you through a 48-hour Toxin Takedown to rid your pantry, and your body, of harmful chemicals--a quick and easy plan that anyone can do. A blueprint for living your life without preservatives, artificial sweeteners, additives, food dyes, or fillers, eating foods that truly nourish you and support your health, Feeding You Lies is the first step on a new path of truth in eating--and a journey to your best health ever.

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The Case Against Sugar

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Pdf:The Case Against Sugar.From the best-selling author of Why We Get Fat, a groundbreaking, eye-opening exposé that makes the convincing case that sugar is the tobacco of the new millennium: backed by powerful lobbies, entrenched in our lives, and making us very sick. Among Americans, diabetes is more prevalent today than ever. Obesity is at epidemic proportions; nearly 10% of children are thought to have nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. And sugar is at the root of these, and other, critical, society-wide, health-related problems. With his signature command of both science and straight talk, Gary Taubes delves into Americans' history with sugar: its uses as a preservative, as an additive in cigarettes, the contemporary overuse of high-fructose corn syrup. He explains what research has shown about our addiction to sweets. He clarifies the arguments against sugar, corrects misconceptions about the relationship between sugar and weight loss, and provides the perspective necessary to make informed decisions about sugar as individuals and as a society.

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Barbarians at the Gate: The Fall of RJR Nabisco

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Pdf:Barbarians at the Gate: The Fall of RJR Nabisco.Review “It’s hard to imagine a better story...and it’s hard to imagine a better account” (Chicago Tribune)“A superlative book...steadily builds suspense until the very end.” (Los Angeles Times Book Review)“The fascinating inside story of the largest corporate takeover in American history… It reads like a novel.” (Today Show)“The most piercing and compelling narrative of a deal to date.” (Boston Globe)“Impressive qualities... delicious scenes... a cinematic yet extraordinarily careful book.” (Ken Auletta, New York Daily News) Read more From the Back Cover The fight to control RJR Nabisco during October and November of 1988 was more than just the largest takeover in Wall Street history. Marked by brazen displays of ego not seen in American business for decades, it became the high point of a new gilded age, and its repercussions are still being felt. The ultimate story of greed and glory, Barbarians at the Gate is the gripping account of these two frenzied months, of deal makers and publicity flaks, of an old-line industrial powerhouse that became the victim of the ruthless and rapacious style of finance in the 1980s. Written with the bravado of a novel and researched with the diligence of a sweeping cultural history, here is the unforgettable story of the takeover in all its brutality. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side Of The All-American Meal

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Pdf:Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side Of The All-American Meal.Review 'Schlosser is a serious and diligent reporter...' '[Fast Food Nation] is a fine piece of muckraking, alarming without beling alarmist.' —Rob Walker, New York Times Book Review 1/21/01 'Eric Schlosser's Fast Food Nation is a good old-fashioned muckraking expose in the tradition of The American Way of Death that's as disturbing as it is irresistible....Exhaustively researched, frighteningly convincing....channeling the spirits of Upton Sinclair and Rachel Carson....Schlosser's research is impressive--statistics, reportage, first-person accounts and interviews, mixing the personal with the global.' —San Francisco Chronicle 'An exemplary blend of polemic and journalism....A tale full of sound, fury, and popping grease.' —starred review Kirkus Reviews 'Schlosser is part essayist, part investigative journalist. His eye is sharp, his profiles perceptive, his prose thoughtful but spare; this is John McPhee behind the counter....' —Washington Post '...everywhere in his thorough, gimlet-eyed, superbly told story, Mr. Schlosser offers up visionary glints....For pure, old-fashioned, Upton Sinclair-style muckraking, the chapters on the meatpacking industry are masterful.' —Observer ''Fast Food Nation' is investigative journalism of a very high order. And the fit between the author's reporting and his narrative style is just about perfect. The prose moves gracefully between vignette and exposition, assembling great quantities of data in small areas without bursting at the seams.' —Newsday 'Schlosser establishes a seminal argument for the true wrongs at the core of modern America.' —Publishers Weekly, Starred 'Reminiscent of Upton Sinclair's 'The Jungle'.....' —Boston Globe 'Schlosser has done huge amounts of intense, on-the-scene reporting, and he backs up his concerns very convincingly. He presents incredibly resonant images and statistics and observations the reader is unlikely to forget.' —San Jose Mercury News ''Fast Food Nation' should be another wake-up call, a super-size serving of common sense....' —Atlanta Journal Constitution 'Part cultural history, part investigative journalism and part polemic...intelligent and highly readable critique....' —Time Out New York 'Fast Food Nation is the kind of book that you hope young people read because it demonstrates far better than any social studies class the need for government regulation, the unchecked power of multinational corporations and the importance of our everyday decisions.' —USA Today 'Fast Food Nation presents these sometimes startling discoveries in a manner that manages to be both careful and fast-paced. Schlosser is a talented storyteller, and his reportorial skills are considerable.' —Hartford Courant Read more From the Back Cover 'New York Times' Bestseller Schlosser has a flair for dazzling scene-setting and an arsenal of startling facts . . . 'Fast Food Nation' points the way but, to resurrect an old fast food slogan, the choice is yours. 'Los Angeles Times' In 2001, 'Fast Food Nation' was published to critical acclaim and became an international bestseller. Eric Schlosser s expose revealed how the fast food industry has altered the landscape of America, widened the gap between rich and poor, fueled an epidemic of obesity, and transformed food production throughout the world. The book changed the way millions of people think about what they eat and helped to launch today s food movement. In a new afterword for this edition, Schlosser discusses the growing interest in local and organic food, the continued exploitation of poor workers by the food industry, and the need to ensure that every American has access to good, healthy, affordable food. 'Fast Food Nation' is as relevant today as it was a decade ago. The book inspires readers to look beneath the surface of our food system, consider its impact on society and, most of all, think for themselves. As disturbing as it is irresistible . . . Exhaustively researched, frighteningly convincing . . . channeling the spirits of Upton Sinclair and Rachel Carson. 'San Francisco Chronicle' Schlosser shows how the fast food industry conquered both appetite and landscape. 'The New Yorker' Eric Schlosser is a contributing editor for the 'Atlantic 'and the author of 'Fast Food Nation,' 'Reefer Madness,' and 'Chew on This' (with Charles Wilson).' Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Restaurant Success by the Numbers, Second Edition: A Money-Guy's Guide to Opening the Next New Hot Spot

Pdf Money Restaurant Success by the Numbers, Second Edition: A Money-Guy's Guide to Opening the Next New Hot Spot

Pdf:Restaurant Success by the Numbers, Second Edition: A Money-Guy's Guide to Opening the Next New Hot Spot.Review  “After being in the business for many years, I thought I knew everything, but working with Roger showed me how much more there is to know. Restaurant Success by the Numbers contains the know-how you’ll need to open and run a thriving restaurant. If you want to succeed in the restaurant business, read it!” —Grégoire Jacquet, chef/owner, Grégoire restaurant Read more About the Author After ten years as a CPA, ROGER FIELDS stopped counting beans and started cooking them. He owned two successful restaurants in New York City before moving to the San Francisco Bay Area. He is a partner at Merchants Accounting Services, which has been providing financial services to restaurants, bars, and nightclubs for almost two decades. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us

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Pdf:Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us.Review “As a feat of reporting and a public service, Salt Sugar Fat is a remarkable accomplishment.”—The New York Times Book Review  “[Michael] Moss has written a Fast Food Nation for the processed food industry. Burrowing deep inside the big food manufacturers, he discovered how junk food is formulated to make us eat more of it and, he argues persuasively, actually to addict us.”—Michael Pollan   “If you had any doubt as to the food industry’s complicity in our obesity epidemic, it will evaporate when you read this book.”—The Washington Post   “Vital reading for the discerning food consumer.”—The Wall Street Journal  “Propulsively written [and] persuasively argued . . . an exactingly researched, deeply reported work of advocacy journalism.”—The Boston Globe   “[An] eye-popping exposé . . . Moss’s vivid reportage remains alive to the pleasures of junk—‘the heated fat swims over the tongue to send signals of joy to the brain’—while shrewdly analyzing the manipulative profiteering behind them. The result is a mouth-watering, gut-wrenching look at the food we hate to love.”—Publishers Weekly   “Revelatory . . . a shocking, galvanizing manifesto against the corporations manipulating nutrition to fatten their bottom line—one of the most important books of the year.”—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)   “What happens when one of the country’s great investigative reporters infiltrates the most disastrous cartel of modern times: a processed food industry that’s making a fortune by slowly poisoning an unwitting population? You get this terrific, powerfully written book, jammed with startling disclosures, jaw-dropping confessions and, importantly, the charting of a path to a better, healthier future. This book should be read by anyone who tears a shiny wrapper and opens wide. That’s all of us.”—Ron Suskind, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Confidence Men: Wall Street, Washington, and the Education of a President   “In this meticulously researched book, Michael Moss tells the chilling story of how the food giants have seduced everyone in this country. He understands a vital and terrifying truth: that we are not just eating fast food when we succumb to the siren song of sugar, fat, and salt. We are fundamentally changing our lives—and the world around us.”—Alice Waters   “Salt Sugar Fat is a breathtaking feat of reporting. Michael Moss was able to get executives of the world’s largest food companies to admit that they have only one job—to maximize sales and profits—and to reveal how they deliberately entice customers by stuffing their products with salt, sugar, and fat. This is a truly important book, and anyone reading it will understand why food corporations cannot be trusted to value health over profits and why we all need to recognize and resist food marketing every time we grocery shop or vote.”—Marion Nestle, author of Food Politics and What to Eat Read more About the Author Michael Moss was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting in 2010, and was a finalist for the prize in 1999 and 2006. He is also the recipient of a Loeb Award and an Overseas Press Club citation. Before coming to The New York Times, he was a reporter for The Wall Street Journal, Newsday, and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and two sons. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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The Case Against Sugar

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Pdf:The Case Against Sugar.Review 'Taubes’s writing is both inflammatory and copiously researched. It is also well timed... Hard-charging (and I’ll add game-changing).' —Dan Barber, The New York Times'[A] blitz of a book... Mr. Taubes’s argument is so persuasive that, after reading The Case Against Sugar, this functioning chocoholic cut out the Snacking Bark and stopped eating cakes and white bread... The Case Against Sugar should be a powerful weapon against future misinformation.' —Eugenia Bone, The Wall Street Journal'Compelling... Perhaps at long last, sugar is getting its just desserts.' —The Economist'Taubes builds his case through lawyerly layering of rich detail... Extraordinary and refreshing.' —The Atlantic'Taubes sifts through centuries’ worth of data... Practically everything one wants to know about sugar—its history, its geography, the addiction it causes—is here. In the end, each of us is confronted with a choice. Continue consuming sugar at our current level and suffer the ill effects. Or reduce, if not eliminate, it from our diet, thereby improving our odds of living a long, healthy life.' —The Seattle Times'I can't think of another journalist who has had quite as profound an influence on the conversation about nutrition.' —Michael Pollan“[The Case Against Sugar] should be required reading if only to understand the scope, power, and impact that Big Sugar has had on America’s health—or, perhaps more accurately, sickness.” —Outside“Staggering… Taubes’s brilliant and accessible science writing has won him many fans.” —Booklist, starred review'[Taubes] delivers another convincing book... Fascinating and illuminating.” —Library Journal“[Taubes’s work is] compelling, as well as meticulously explained and researched. Readers will hate to love this book, since it will cause them to thoroughly rethink the place of sugar in their diets.” —Publishers Weekly“[Taubes] helps us understand how to make better decisions regarding sugar as individuals and as a nation.” —Library Journal“The obesity epidemic is an ever-growing threat to the overall health of our nation. In making the case against sugar, Gary Taubes details the often insidious efforts by the sugar industry to hide how harmful it is, just as the tobacco companies once did.  This is required reading for not only every parent, but every American.” —Katie Couric“No one in this country has worked harder on or better understood the role of sugar in our diet than Gary Taubes. As a journalist, an investigator, a scientist, and an advocate, he is without peer. (Plus, he knows how to write.) The Case Against Sugar is not only a terrific history but a forward-thinking document that can help us think more intelligently about how (and how not) to eat.” —Mark Bittman, author of How to Cook Everything Fast“Once again, the brilliant Gary Taubes manages to make a complex scientific subject easy to understand. The Case Against Sugar is a riveting history of ideas, a clear analysis of evidence, and an utterly persuasive argument that sugar is the new tobacco. Taubes methodically explains why sugar—not sloth, not fat—accounts for our unprecedented levels of obesity, cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. Taubes answers every counter-argument as he exposes bad research, reveals conflicts of interest, and explodes myths.” —Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project “I am grateful beyond words for Gary Taubes's courageous and meticulous documentation of the health dangers of sugar. No one has hit the political and economic forces behind this 'acceptable' addiction as clearly and unflinchingly. The information in this book will, quite literally, save your life if you apply it.' —Christiane Northrup, M.D., author of Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom“If you ever doubted that sugar is the root cause of our obesity, diabetes, and heart disease epidemic, then look no further than The Case Against Sugar. This deeply researched, well-reasoned exploration of the history and biology of sugar would convince any supreme court of nutrition that it is sugar, not fat, that should be indicted and limited.  Doctors, scientists, policymakers, and concerned eaters would do well to heed Gary Taubes’s advice.” —Mark Hyman, M.D., author of The Blood Sugar Solution“The Case Against Sugar is just that. It’s a carefully reasoned, persuasive account of how doubts about sugar in the modern diet were systematically overlooked for over a century. Gary Taubes has become an important voice in the debate surrounding nutrition. He once again presents a compelling argument that will challenge our knowledge about the connection between food and health—it’s a must-read for anyone who wants to understand the impact of the ingredients we eat.” —Nathan Myhrvold, lead author of Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking Read more About the Author GARY TAUBES is the author of Why We Get Fat and Good Calories, Bad Calories. He is a former staff writer for Discover and a correspondent for the journal Science. His writing has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, and Esquire, and has been included in numerous “Best of” anthologies, including The Best of the Best American Science Writing (2010). He has received three Science in Society Journalism Awards from the National Association of Science Writers. He is the recipient of a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Investigator Award in Health Policy Research and a co-founder of the Nutrition Science Initiative (NuSI). He lives in Oakland, California. Read more

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Goodnight Brew: A Parody for Beer People

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Pdf:Goodnight Brew: A Parody for Beer People.Review “This is the perfect nightcap.”— Pete Limbach, Carnival Technician, New Belgium Brewing Company'This book is cute as hell. And it's about beer. Win win.'— Paste magazine'In the music world, a cover song is only worth recording if it can top the original. Goodnight Brew brings that same attitude to the classic children’s book. After reading you’ll wonder why anybody ever bothered with that moon business. The perfect gift for the baby-toting beer geek.'— Patrick Dawson, author of Vintage Beer'More than just a cute parody, Goodnight Brew shines with spectacular illustrations and captivating storytelling. The added tutorial is a very nice touch, giving the reader a wonderful introduction to the brewing process. It should be on the bookshelf of all craft beer loving parents.'— Michael Bergman, Midwest MicroBrews'A perfect piece of joy and beer-musement!'— Michael Bussmann, Social Networking Nerd, New Belgium Brewing Company'Goodnight Brew is a curious hybrid—like a smoked IPA or stout brewed with strawberries—that entertains and informs. With the wit and authority you'd expect from a bedtime story about beer, this crazy book leaves you dreaming of hops and barley while inspiring you to get to the nearest brewery and thank the creators for their hard work.'— Will Siss, beer columnist and blogger at beersnobwrites.com'You made me smile… This is an interesting and entertaining introduction to the process of craft brewing and beer styles that any novice could enjoy and take away a basic understanding of the craft behind the beer.'— Banjo Bandolas, Realbeer.com & Probrewer.com'This book easily brings out a smile and the desire to meet a hops wildebeest in his natural brewery habitat.'— John Holl, editor of All About Beer Magazine and author of The American Craft Beer Cookbook.“If you live in Fort Collins, Colorado, you know and love Allie Ogg’s artwork. This book shares this with the rest of the craft beer community. Enjoy our treasure!”— Lauren Woods Salazar, Wood Cellar Manager & Blender, New Belgium Brewing Company'This book bridges my childhood and my love for beer.'— Jeff Eaton, Assistant Brewer, CB Potts Brewery'Beer and brewing basics wrapped in a fun, rhyming narrative.'— Steve Mastny, co-host of BeerDownload and President of the Chicago Beer Society'Goodnight Brew is not only entertaining but also informative!'— Jared Lydon, Brewer, Equinox Brewing'Finally, a way to enjoy beer WITH my kids!'— Jesse Suchmann, Creative Director in NYC'Not only a whimsical and humorous romp of a bedtime tale, but in the end you learn some important life lessons (about home brewing).'— Vin, Bierbattered.com'Relive your childhood with the characters of Goodnight Brew on their brewing adventures.'— D.J. Paul, Brewpublic.com Read more About the Author Karla 'Ann E. Briated' Oceanak is also the author of the Aldo Zelnick Comic Novel Series for children. A public speaker for childhood literacy, she has been a writer and editor for more than 20 years. Allie Ogg is an illustrator, potter and fine artist. They both live in the microbrew mecca of Fort Collins, Colorado. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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The Food Truck Handbook: Start, Grow, and Succeed in the Mobile Food Business

Pdf Money The Food Truck Handbook: Start, Grow, and Succeed in the Mobile Food Business

Pdf:The Food Truck Handbook: Start, Grow, and Succeed in the Mobile Food Business.From the Back Cover The food truck craze has arrived. Don't miss out! Foodies the world over have awakened to the mouthwatering potential of the food truck, inspiring national food truck competitions and even a show on the Food Network. The relatively low cost of entry, combined with free and low-cost ways to market them through social media, make the food truck business an ideal entry point for budding entrepreneurs. The Food Truck Handbook offers step-by-step advice on achieving your mobile food mogul dreams. From concept development to gaining a loyal following to preventative maintenance on your equipment, this book covers everything you need to know about starting and running a successful food truck business, including: Profiles of successful food trucks, detailing their operations, profitability, and scalability How to write a sound business plan, set a reasonable budget, and raise the money to get started Best practices and tools to help you pick a truck, choose a location, find trustworthy vendors, and get your truck open on time How to stay lean and profitable by avoiding the most common operating mistakes?? How to grow from one truck to multiple trucks, restaurants, wholesale, or a food truck franchise Read more About the Author David Weber is a food truck advocate and entrepreneur. He is founder and President of the NYC Food Truck Association (NYCFTA), which brings together small businesses that own and operate premium food trucks in New York City. David is also a cofounder of Rickshaw Dumplings, a growing fast casual chain that operates multiple food trucks. Prior to his experience in hospitality, David was a technology and business consultant. He holds an MBA from New York University's Stern School of Business and a BA in English literature from Yale University. Read more

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Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal

Pdf Money Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal

Pdf:Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal.New York Times Bestseller “Schlosser has a flair for dazzling scene-setting and an arsenal of startling facts . . . Fast Food Nation points the way but, to resurrect an old fast food slogan, the choice is yours.”—Los Angeles Times In 2001, Fast Food Nation was published to critical acclaim and became an international bestseller. Eric Schlosser’s exposé revealed how the fast food industry has altered the landscape of America, widened the gap between rich and poor, fueled an epidemic of obesity, and transformed food production throughout the world. The book changed the way millions of people think about what they eat and helped to launch today’s food movement. In a new afterword for this edition, Schlosser discusses the growing interest in local and organic food, the continued exploitation of poor workers by the food industry, and the need to ensure that every American has access to good, healthy, affordable food. Fast Food Nation is as relevant today as it was a decade ago. The book inspires readers to look beneath the surface of our food system, consider its impact on society and, most of all, think for themselves. “As disturbing as it is irresistible . . . Exhaustively researched, frighteningly convincing . . . channeling the spirits of Upton Sinclair and Rachel Carson.”—San Francisco Chronicle “Schlosser shows how the fast food industry conquered both appetite and landscape.”—The New Yorker Eric Schlosser is a contributing editor for the Atlantic and the author of Fast Food Nation, Reefer Madness, and Chew on This (with Charles Wilson).

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ServSafe ManagerBook with Answer Sheet (7th Edition)

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Pdf:ServSafe ManagerBook with Answer Sheet (7th Edition).About the Author The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to fulfilling the educational mission of the National Restaurant Association. As the nation's largest private sector employer, the restaurant and foodservice industry is the cornerstone of the American economy, of career-and-employment opportunities, and of local communities. Focusing on three key strategies of risk management, recruitment, and retention, the NRAEF is the premier provider of educational resources, materials, and programs, which address attracting, developing and retaining the industry’s workforce. For more information on the NRAEF, visit www.restaurant.org. Read more

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Barbarians at the Gate: The Fall of RJR Nabisco

Pdf Money Barbarians at the Gate: The Fall of RJR Nabisco

Pdf:Barbarians at the Gate: The Fall of RJR Nabisco.“One of the finest, most compelling accounts of what happened to corporate America and Wall Street in the 1980’s.”—New York Times Book ReviewA #1 New York Times bestseller and arguably the best business narrative ever written, Barbarians at the Gate is the classic account of the fall of RJR Nabisco. An enduring masterpiece of investigative journalism by Bryan Burrough and John Helyar, it includes a new afterword by the authors that brings this remarkable story of greed and double-dealings up to date twenty years after the famed deal. The Los Angeles Times calls Barbarians at the Gate, “Superlative.” The Chicago Tribune raves, “It’s hard to imagine a better story...and it’s hard to imagine a better account.” And in an era of spectacular business crashes and federal bailouts, it still stands as a valuable cautionary tale that must be heeded.

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ServSafe ManagerBook Standalone (7th Edition)

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Pdf:ServSafe ManagerBook Standalone (7th Edition).About the Author The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to fulfilling the educational mission of the National Restaurant Association. As the nation's largest private sector employer, the restaurant and foodservice industry is the cornerstone of the American economy, of career-and-employment opportunities, and of local communities. Focusing on three key strategies of risk management, recruitment, and retention, the NRAEF is the premier provider of educational resources, materials, and programs, which address attracting, developing and retaining the industry’s workforce. For more information on the NRAEF, visit www.restaurant.org. Read more

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Onward: How Starbucks Fought for Its Life without Losing Its Soul

Pdf Money Onward: How Starbucks Fought for Its Life without Losing Its Soul

Pdf:Onward: How Starbucks Fought for Its Life without Losing Its Soul.Review “Personal, suspenseful, and surprisingly open . . . [Schultz’s] sequel to the founding of Starbucks is grittier, more gripping, and dramatic, and his voice is winning and authentic. this is a must-read for anyone interested in leadership, management, or the quest to connect a brand with the consumer.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review“Through the lens of his personal leadership journey, with all of its dizzying ups and agonizing downs, Howard Schultz has written, with aching honesty and passion, the single most important book on leadership and change for our time and for every generation of leaders.” —Warren Bennis, Distinguished Professor of Business, University of Southern California, and author of Still Surprised: A Memoir of a Life in Leadership Read more About the Author Howard Schultz is the chairman, president, and CEO of Starbucks and the author of the New York Times bestseller Pour Your Heart Into It. Joanne Gordon is a former Forbes writer and contributing editor who has spent more than a decade profiling companies and business leaders for numerous publications and five previous books. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Real Food/Fake Food: Why You Don't Know What You're Eating and What You Can Do About It

Pdf Money Real Food/Fake Food: Why You Don't Know What You're Eating and What You Can Do About It

Pdf:Real Food/Fake Food: Why You Don't Know What You're Eating and What You Can Do About It.“Olmsted makes you insanely hungry and steaming mad--a must-read for anyone who cares deeply about the safety of our food and the welfare of our planet.” —Steven Raichlen, author of the Barbecue! Bible series“The world is full of delicious, lovingly crafted foods that embody the terrain, weather, and culture of their origins. Unfortunately, it’s also full of brazen impostors. In this entertaining and important book, Olmsted helps us fall in love with the real stuff and steer clear of the fraudsters.” —Kirk Kardashian, author of Milk Money: Cash, Cows, and the Death of the American Dairy Farm You’ve seen the headlines: Parmesan cheese made from wood pulp. Lobster rolls containing no lobster at all. Extra-virgin olive oil that isn’t. So many fake foods are in our supermarkets, our restaurants, and our kitchen cabinets that it’s hard to know what we’re eating anymore. In Real Food / Fake Food, award-winning journalist Larry Olmsted convinces us why real food matters and empowers consumers to make smarter choices. Olmsted brings readers into the unregulated food industry, revealing the shocking deception that extends from high-end foods like olive oil, wine, and Kobe beef to everyday staples such as coffee, honey, juice, and cheese. It’s a massive bait and switch in which counterfeiting is rampant and in which the consumer ultimately pays the price. But Olmsted does more than show us what foods to avoid. A bona fide gourmand, he travels to the sources of the real stuff to help us recognize what to look for, eat, and savor: genuine Parmigiano-Reggiano from Italy, fresh-caught grouper from Florida, authentic port from Portugal. Real foods that are grown, raised, produced, and prepared with care by masters of their craft. Part cautionary tale, part culinary crusade, Real Food / Fake Food is addictively readable, mouthwateringly enjoyable, and utterly relevant.

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Running a Food Truck For Dummies (For Dummies (Lifestyle))

Pdf Money Running a Food Truck For Dummies (For Dummies (Lifestyle))

Pdf:Running a Food Truck For Dummies (For Dummies (Lifestyle)).From the Back Cover Create a business plan to set yourself up for success Harness PR and social media to build your following Stay profitable and expand your business Start and succeed in the food truck business If you're a chef, foodie, or amateur epicurean who dreams of finding success in the mobile food industry, this book covers everything you need to stay lean and profitable and avoid the most common operating mistakes. Inside, you'll find your food niche, follow important rules of conducting business on the road, outfit your moving kitchen, meet safety and sanitation requirements—and everything in between. Inside… Research the marketplace Write a business plan Finance your endeavor Prepare your menu Buy food and supplies Open your service window Manage your money Create buzz for your business Find and retain followers Read more About the Author Richard Myrick is editor-in- chief and founder of Mobile Cuisine Magazine (mobile-cusine.com), a central source for mobile street food information. Since its inception, Mobile Cuisine has been teaching aspiring culinary professionals how to create successful food truck businesses by providing valuable information that can help anyone build a food truck business. Read more

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The Case Against Sugar

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Pdf:The Case Against Sugar.From the best-selling author of Why We Get Fat, a groundbreaking, eye-opening exposé that makes the convincing case that sugar is the tobacco of the new millennium: backed by powerful lobbies, entrenched in our lives, and making us very sick. Among Americans, diabetes is more prevalent today than ever; obesity is at epidemic proportions; nearly 10% of children are thought to have nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. And sugar is at the root of these, and other, critical society-wide, health-related problems. With his signature command of both science and straight talk, Gary Taubes delves into Americans' history with sugar: its uses as a preservative, as an additive in cigarettes, the contemporary overuse of high-fructose corn syrup. He explains what research has shown about our addiction to sweets. He clarifies the arguments against sugar, corrects misconceptions about the relationship between sugar and weight loss; and provides the perspective necessary to make informed decisions about sugar as individuals and as a society.

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Restaurant Success by the Numbers, Second Edition: A Money-Guy's Guide to Opening the Next New Hot Spot

Pdf Money Restaurant Success by the Numbers, Second Edition: A Money-Guy's Guide to Opening the Next New Hot Spot

Pdf:Restaurant Success by the Numbers, Second Edition: A Money-Guy's Guide to Opening the Next New Hot Spot.A one-stop start-up guide from an accountant-turned-restaurateur. Ninety percent of all restaurants fail, and those that succeed happened upon that mysterious X factor, right? Wrong! A man of many hats - money-guy, restaurant owner, and restaurant consultant - Roger Fields shows how a restaurant can survive its first year and keep diners coming back for years. Featuring real-life start-up stories (including many of the author's own), this comprehensive how-to walks listeners through the logistics of opening a restaurant: concept, location, menu, ambiance, staff, and, most important, profit. Updated to address current trends such as food trucks and to tackle online opportunities (and pitfalls!) including Groupon, Yelp, and Twitter, Restaurant Success by the Numbers remains a critical resource for navigating the food industry. Opening a restaurant isn't easy, but this realistic dreamer's guide helps set the table for lasting success.

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May We Suggest: Restaurant Menus and the Art of Persuasion

Pdf Money May We Suggest: Restaurant Menus and the Art of Persuasion

Pdf:May We Suggest: Restaurant Menus and the Art of Persuasion.Review Advance praise for Alison Pearlman’s May We Suggest:“This is a dangerous book—for your waistline, your wallet, and your sense of reason. . . . Call this a tasting menu of foodie heavenly history.” —Paco Underhill, author, Why We Buy: The Science of Shopping“An effective and engaging discovery of the mechanisms that, in more or less subtle ways, orchestrate our experiences when we eat out. A great tool to understand how restaurants work.” —Fabio Parasecoli, professor of food studies, New York University Read more About the Author Art historian and cultural critic Alison Pearlman looks at the design and marketing of restaurants to tell our social story. She is the author of Smart Casual: The Transformation of Gourmet Restaurant Style in America, and she blogs as The Eye in Dining. She teaches in the art department at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, and lives in Los Angeles. Read more

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Holistic Goat Care: A Comprehensive Guide to Raising Healthy Animals, Preventing Common Ailments, and Troubleshooting Problems

Pdf Money Holistic Goat Care: A Comprehensive Guide to Raising Healthy Animals, Preventing Common Ailments, and Troubleshooting Problems

Pdf:Holistic Goat Care: A Comprehensive Guide to Raising Healthy Animals, Preventing Common Ailments, and Troubleshooting Problems.Review “In Holistic Goat Care, Gianaclis Caldwell demonstrates that modern, practical, holistic, small-farm methods are the true state of the art. Her unique understanding of goat care―connecting science, real-world farming, and the healing arts―comes alive through her clear and inspiring writing. This much-needed book gifts goat owners with a ready, reliable reference for whatever nature sends their way.”―Fred Walters, editor, Acres U.S.A. magazine“Holistic Goat Care is a rare and refreshing synergy of commonsense goat lore and sound holistic principles—worthy of a place in every goat owner’s library. I am impressed with the book’s layout, as well as the content.”—Richard J. Holliday, DVM, holistic veterinarian; coauthor of A Holistic Vet’s Prescription for a Healthy Herd“Holistic Goat Care is practical, well written, and comprehensive. Giancalis Caldwell covers everything from browse to barns, breeding to birthing, vitamins to vaccination, and parasites to pizzle rot, in an easy-to-read format. The book reflects both her hands-on experience with goats and her extensive knowledge of their physiological needs and their sometimes idiosyncratic behavior. The examples of goat farms in various climates and countries make the information broadly applicable to many regions. With a light touch of humor and a hearty helping of practical advice, Gianaclis shares her depth of knowledge and her appreciation of the role and value of goats in agriculture both currently and historically. Read this book cover to cover, or keep it handy as a reference for all aspects of goat care.”—Sarah Flack, author of The Art and Science of Grazing“The next best thing to learning about goat keeping through years of experience is to read Holistic Goat Care. Gianaclis Caldwell not only provides all the essential details, she frankly describes unhappy events along with successes, to save readers the anguish of making similar mistakes and to demonstrate that sometimes bad things happen even to the most conscientious goat keeper. Rather than dictating a single rigid approach to holistic goat management, Caldwell offers numerous natural and alternative options to help you develop practices that best suit your goals and your herd’s specific needs.”—Gail Damerow, author of The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals“Holistic Goat Care is far and away the most complete guide to goat keeping I’ve ever seen. Gianaclis Caldwell handles basic care and advanced subjects, such as on-farm necropsies, cud transplants, and scur removal, with equal aplomb. Whether you have two goats or two hundred, you need this book!”—Sue Weaver, author of The Backyard Goat“I wish this book had been around when I started raising goats. Gianaclis Caldwell has a friendly, clear style of writing that makes a huge subject much less daunting. I highly recommend that beginners read Holistic Goat Care before starting out on their own goat adventure. Experienced goat owners will definitely find this book a useful reference as well. As a firm believer in providing holistic and humane care for all my animals, I am pleased to finally find a book that covers this slant for goats.”—Molly Nolte, founder, Molly’s Herbals and FiasCoFarm.com“Holistic Goat Care is an excellent resource for raising healthy goats. Gianaclis Caldwell stresses the importance of preventative medicine, which is a critical aspect of raising goats. The information in this well-written book will be very beneficial for beginners, agriculture-oriented students, veterinary students, and veterinarians. The author stresses the importance of early recognition of conditions and diseases. She also discusses treatment through conventional medicine and alternative or integrative medicine, as well as the use of complementary therapies such as herbal and homeopathic if needed. All sixteen chapters are very informative, and the text is referenced to excellent resources in goat medicine. I believe this book will be an excellent source of information in raising goats.”—Lionel J. Dawson, BVSc, MS, DACT, professor, Center of Veterinary Health Sciences, Oklahoma State University Read more About the Author Gianaclis Caldwell and her family operate Pholia Farm, an off-grid, raw milk cheese dairy in Oregon. She is the author of the award-winning Mastering Artisan Cheesemaking, as well as other books on cheesemaking and running a dairy. Applying a holistic, organic management approach to the health of her goats comes naturally for Gianaclis: She was raised on an organic farm; her parents were chiropractors; and she pursued a career in nursing. Her aged, raw milk cheeses have been recognized and applauded by America’s foremost authorities on cheese, and she travels nationwide to present workshops on cheesemaking and troubleshooting goat health problems. Read more

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Barrel-Aged Stout and Selling Out: Goose Island, Anheuser-Busch, and How Craft Beer Became Big Business

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Pdf:Barrel-Aged Stout and Selling Out: Goose Island, Anheuser-Busch, and How Craft Beer Became Big Business.Review 'If you care about great beer and great storytelling, this book is essential reading. Josh Noel gives us a fresh look at a fascinating business, laced with new details, sharply drawn characters, and high stakes. Barrel-Aged Stout and Selling Out is deeply reported and always a delight to read.'—Jonathan Eig, author of Ali and Luckiest Man “Josh Noel has accomplished the very rare trick of telling a fascinating story that reveals the larger world it inhabits—in this case, how craft beer went from underdog to unlikely sensation. This is an essential book for anyone interested in beer, and also a really fun read.” —Jeff Alworth, author of The Beer Bible   “A well-researched and well-written book about the most exciting and dynamic era in America’s commercial beer history since Prohibition. I couldn’t put it down and I shared it with a co-worker as soon as I finished reading it.” —Sam Calagione, founder of Dogfish Head Brewery, author of Brewing Up a Business and Project Extreme Brewing “A thorough and compelling look at craft beer's wild history and complicated future. As an early brewpub sibling to Goose Island, I can easily say there's a detailed story here worth digging into.' —John Hickenlooper, Colorado governor and former owner of Wynkoop Brewing   “Josh Noel deftly details the facts and passions surrounding one of the most contentious defections in craft beer history. Behind it, he shows us the dramatic story of two men—father and son—whose journey from struggling start-up to global beer brand changed both beer menus and industry loyalties in ways that will be talked about for decades to come.” —Ray Daniels, founder of the Cicerone Certification Program and author of Designing Great Beers    “Josh Noel tells the story of Goose Island founder John Hall and his son, Greg, with sympathy and understanding, leaving the reader to decide if it is a triumph for craft brewers, a tragedy for the craft movement, or both.” —Steve Hindy, cofounder of Brooklyn Brewery and author of Beer School A 'briskly written narrative ... (an) accessible introduction to the business of brewing.' —Wall Street Journal “Fans of good beer will enjoy Noel’s explorations, which make for a useful cautionary tale as well.” —Kirkus Reviews“I also found myself appreciating, as I tucked into the book, that it functions both as a history and as an illuminating look into how the world’s largest beer conglomerate tends to do business...in the course of reading, I was entertained and informed in equal measure.”  —Jim Vorel, Paste  “The book is, beyond its many amazing revelations, quite a page-turner. Because Noel interviewed so many people (107 names are listed, and a note mentions there were additional anonymous sources), there’s real personality throughout.” — Jeff Alworth, Beervana.com'Noel tells Goose Island’s story through the receipts, the sales numbers, the emails, and the time-stamped text messages, delivering what is, in retrospect, a clear look at big beer’s bungled first attempt to take over craft brewing” and adds “He covers tons of ground, but keeps enough of an eye on the humanity of Goose’s story that his book is more than a novel-length business study.” — Karl Klockars, Chicago magazine'Noel's book is a must-read for any craft beer fan, beer media personnel and of course anyone in beer —macro or craft.' — PorchDrinking.com'You will better understand the battle for craft beer's soul that began when Goose Island was sold when you close the last page of the book...this is a must-read history for any fan, casual or obsessed, of beer.' — The Full Pint Read more About the Author Josh Noel writes about beer and travel for the Chicago Tribune; he has also contributed to This American Life and to the New York Times and other publications. He has become one of the nation’s most recognizable beer journalists, winning multiple awards from the North American Guild of Beer Writers. He lives in Chicago with his wife and children. Read more

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Starting a Food Truck Business

Pdf Money The Complete Idiot's Guide to Starting a Food Truck Business

Pdf:The Complete Idiot's Guide to Starting a Food Truck Business.About the Author Alan Philips started his culinary career at age 16, when he finished high school early and went to work as a cook for celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck. After studying at Cornell University’s School of Hotel Management, Philips became an entrepreneur, starting his own marketing group for hotels and restaurants. As the founder of the Guerilla Culinary Brigade, he launched several “pop-up” dining projects in New York City. Philips wrote his first book, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Starting a Food Truck Business, in 2012, and now works as marketing executive among his many other ventures. Read more

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Restaurant Success by the Numbers, Second Edition: A Money-Guy's Guide to Opening the Next New Hot Spot

Pdf Money Restaurant Success by the Numbers, Second Edition: A Money-Guy's Guide to Opening the Next New Hot Spot

Pdf:Restaurant Success by the Numbers, Second Edition: A Money-Guy's Guide to Opening the Next New Hot Spot.This one-stop guide to opening a restaurant from an accountant-turned-restaurateur shows aspiring proprietors how to succeed in the crucial first year and beyond.The majority of restaurants fail, and those that succeed happened upon that mysterious X factor, right? Wrong! Roger Fields--money-guy, restaurant owner, and restaurant consultant--shows how eateries can get past that challenging first year and keep diners coming back for more. The only restaurant start-up guide written by a certified accountant, this book gives readers an edge when making key decisions about funding, location, hiring, menu-making, number-crunching, and turning a profit--complete with sample sales forecasts and operating budgets. This updated edition also includes strategies for capitalizing on the latest food, drink, and technology trends. Opening a restaurant isn't easy, but this realistic dreamer's guide helps set the table for lasting success.

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Real Food/Fake Food Why You Don't Know What You're Eating and What You Can Do About It

Pdf Money Real Food/Fake Food Why You Don't Know What You're Eating and What You Can Do About It

Pdf:Real Food/Fake Food Why You Don't Know What You're Eating and What You Can Do About It.Review New York Times BestsellerWashington Post BestsellerNational Post Bestseller (Canada)   “Olmsted’s well-researched exposé reveals how often what we eat isn’t what it seems. (Parmesan cheese made of wood pulp or fake lobster rolls, anyone?) Eye-opening.” —PEOPLE magazine   “Olmsted boldly walks readers through a course in food authenticity that covers olive oil, cheese, Champagne, seafood, steak, coffee, and more. Readers will be inspired by his intensity and clarity, and floored by how far some counterfeiters go to fool consumers and some historic food institutions go to protect their products and their names. Olmsted’s research is impressive, and he lets no stone go unturned. He lets the terrifying facts speak for themselves, adding just a little humor . . . Olmsted’s sharp language will hopefully put fires under counterfeiters everywhere . . . With the guiding hand of a good friend and prose that keeps the reader’s eye moving, Olmsted insists that readers ‘shop better and cook more.’” —Publishers Weekly, starred review   “Equal parts foodie chronicle and investigative exposé . . . Real Food / Fake Food is less treatise than guidebook, showing readers how to navigate an increasingly complex food system.” —Outside magazine   “Required reading for cooks who genuinely care about quality and health . . . a fascinating read that sheds light on our under-regulated food industry. The book also serves as a handy guide to what items consumers should avoid, and how to find and identify the real deal.” —CookingLight.com    “A striking look at the food industry. It’s unnerving that so many people don't know what authentic olive oil or port wine tastes like because they’ve been undersold on some off-shoot knock off and no one is raising a flag — until now.”—Ming Tsai, author, chef, and host of PBS’s Simply Ming “Larry Olmstead makes you insanely hungry and steaming mad in this provocative account of how fraud threatens not just the world’s great craft foods (think caviar, Kobe beef, and Parmigiano-Reggiano) but our everyday diet. A must-read for anyone who cares deeply about the safety of our food and the welfare our planet.”—Steven Raichlen, author of the Barbecue! Bible cookbook series and host of Project Smoke and Primal Grill on PBS “Do not take another bite or swallow another sip of anything, for your sake and the sake of your children, before reading Real Food Fake Food. It is the health equivalent of Ralph Nader's expose Unsafe at any Speed. The content blows the doors off the kitchens.” —Michael Patrick Shiels, radio host and author of Invite Yourself to the Party “Larry Olmsted’s meticulously researched tour de force is chilling for what he uncovers about the food industry. At the same time his love of great food and his skill in writing about it make me want to try every one of the real foods he recommends. A must-read for anyone with an interest in, well, eating.”—Dan Dunn, author of American Wino: A Tale of Reds, Whites and One Man’s Blues “The world is full of delicious, lovingly-crafted foods that embody the terrain, weather, and culture of their origins. Unfortunately, it’s also full of brazen impostors that are hard to identify. In this entertaining and important book, Larry Olmsted helps us fall in love with the real stuff and steer clear of the fraudsters. I'll never look at a menu the same way again.”—Kirk Kardashian, author of Milk Money: Cash, Cows, and the Death of the American Dairy Farm “In his solidly researched new book, USA Today food and travel columnist Olmsted, a well-traveled and knowledgeable food writer, takes readers on an enlightening but frequently disturbing culinary journey. While providing fascinating insights into where and how some of the most delicious food products are produced, the author also reveals how often these are imitated to detrimental effect…A provocative yet grounded look at the U.S. food industry.” —Kirkus Reviews “This is an important book to help all buyers shop prudently and with a wary eye toward the claims of food producers. Recommended for all consumers along with policymakers, those interested in food science, and marketing professionals.” —Library Journal   “Olmsted gives us the lay of this seedy landscape with momentum and aplomb. He demystifies the process by which fake ingredients end up in your shopping cart, explains why some of these deceitful foods could be a real threat to your health, and sheds a light on the government policies and shortsighted commercialism that landed them there.” —Mother Jones Read more From the Back Cover Do not take another bite or swallow another sip of anything before reading Real Food / Fake Food. * It's unnerving that so many people don't know what authentic olive oil or port wine tastes like because they've been undersold on some offshoot knockoff and no one is raising a flag--until now. Ming Tsai, author, chef, and host of PBS s Simply Ming Larry Olmsted s meticulously researched tour de force is chilling for what he uncovers about the food industry. Dan Dunn, author of American Wino: A Tale of Reds, Whites, and One Man s Blues This is the health equivalent of Ralph Nader's expose Unsafe at Any Speed. The content blows the doors off the kitchens. *Michael Patrick Shiels, author of Invite Yourself to the PartyWhere's the Kobe Beef?: More than 99.9 percent of the so-called Kobe beef sold in this country is Fake.Parmesan-Gate: Most Parmesan cheese sold in the United States, grated or whole, cheap or expensive, is Fake.The Restaurant Scam: Restaurants can claim any food is organic or dry aged, heritage breed or wild caught. Even names of farms and types of fish are misrepresented to justify higher prices.The Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Racket: Though widely considered the healthiest fat, 75 to 80 percent of the extra-virgin olive oil sold in this country is Fake, and some is even dangerous.The Sushi Fraud: DNA testing was used to compare the fish that menus offered with the actual species brought to the table in New York City sushi restaurants. In the largest study, 100 percent of the restaurants had lied.The Seafood Swap: A third of the seafood sold in this country is intentionally mislabeled. ' Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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It's My Pleasure: The Impact of Extraordinary Talent and a Compelling Culture

Pdf Money It's My Pleasure: The Impact of Extraordinary Talent and a Compelling Culture

Pdf:It's My Pleasure: The Impact of Extraordinary Talent and a Compelling Culture.Review Turner provides specific, actionable advice on hiring and mentoring new personnel... She offers her counsel in a breezy, anecdotal style that avoids business jargon or didactic proselytizing. Overall, this is a clearly written, sensible response to human resource issues that every company inevitably faces.An excellent resource for anyone tasked with the professional management of others.Kirkus Reviews Read more Review 'This is one of those rare books that contains such deceptively simple wisdom that you'll wonder, 'Why doesn't every company do this?''Patrick LencioniPresident, The Table GroupAuthor of The Five Dysfunctions of a Team and The Advantage“Many people love and admire Chick-fil-A. This is a closer look at 'why.' Enjoy and be enriched!”Dr. Henry CloudAuthor of Boundaries: When to Say Yes, How to Say No to Take Control of Your Life“Chick- fil-A is an extraordinary organization with one of the most distinctive and most powerful cultures I have ever studied. Dee Ann Turner has done a masterful job of allowing us to see into this culture and understand what makes it so vibrant and so strong.”Marcus BuckinghamBestselling Author“The culture modeled at Chick-fil-A is one to be emulated. Read Dee Ann Turner's It’s My Pleasure and get your organization headed in the right direction.”Ken BlanchardChief Spiritual Officer, The Ken Blanchard CompaniesCo-Author of The One Minute Manager and Leading at a Higher Level'Every business owner, every leader, and every future leader who wants to lead well and create a thriving culture must read this book. It's My Pleasure is a thoughtful blueprint of how to build and sustain a healthy culture. Filled with timeless principles, engaging stories and wise counsel, Dee Ann Turner has created the must have book for leaders.'Alli WorthingtonCOO, Propel Women Author of Breaking Busy Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Building a StoryBrand: Clarify Your Message So Customers Will Listen

Pdf Money Building a StoryBrand: Clarify Your Message So Customers Will Listen

Pdf:Building a StoryBrand: Clarify Your Message So Customers Will Listen.New York Times best-selling author Donald Miller uses the seven universal elements of powerful stories to teach listeners how to dramatically improve how they connect with customers and grow their businesses. Donald Miller's StoryBrand process is a proven solution to the struggle business leaders face when talking about their businesses. This revolutionary method for connecting with customers provides listeners with the ultimate competitive advantage, revealing the secret for helping their customers understand the compelling benefits of using their products, ideas, or services. Building a StoryBrand does this by teaching listeners the seven universal story points all humans respond to, the real reason customers make purchases, how to simplify a brand message so people understand it, and how to create the most effective messaging for websites, brochures, and social media. Whether you are the marketing director of a multibillion-dollar company, the owner of a small business, a politician running for office, or the lead singer of a rock band, Building a StoryBrand will forever transform the way you talk about who you are, what you do, and the unique value you bring to your customers.

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The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (Expanded and Updated)

Pdf Money The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (Expanded and Updated)

Pdf:The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (Expanded and Updated).Forget the old concepts of retirement and a deferred life plan. There is no need to wait and every reason not to, especially in unpredictable economic times. For living more and working less, this book is the blueprint. This expanded edition includes dozens of practical tips and case studies from people who have doubled their income, overcome common sticking points, and reinvented themselves using the original book. Also included are templates for eliminating email and negotiating with bosses and clients, how to apply lifestyle principles in unpredictable economic times, and the latest tools, tricks, and shortcuts for living like a diplomat or millionaire without being either.

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Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High, Second Edition

Pdf Money Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High, Second Edition

Pdf:Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High, Second Edition.The New York Times best seller that changed the way millions communicate is now available in audio. Perhaps once a decade, a book comes along that transforms people's lives in a very real, measurable way. This is one of them. Crucial Conversations exploded onto the scene 10 years ago and revolutionized the way people communicate when stakes are high, opinions vary, and emotions run strong. Since then, millions of people have learned how to hold effective crucial conversations and have dramatically improved their lives and careers thanks to the methods outlined in this book. Now, the authors have revised their best-selling classic to provide even more ways to help you take the lead in any tough conversation: New firsthand accounts of how these skills changed readers' lives New case studies showing how business leaders successfully applied these methods to achieve results New links to videos teaching what to do and what to avoid during crucial conversations New research findings offering fresh insights for applying the skills taught in the book Crucial Conversations is filled with practical advice you can start using today: Prepare for high-stakes conversations Make it safe to talk about almost anything Transform unpleasant emotions into powerful dialogue Be persuasive, not abrasive Crucial Conversations gets you past the hard parts of dialogue and helps you achieve relationships that are real, productive, and that will enrich your life and career.

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Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World

Pdf Money Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World

Pdf:Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World.One of the most valuable skills in our economy is becoming increasingly rare. If you master this skill, you'll achieve extraordinary results. Deep work is the ability to focus without distraction on a cognitively demanding task. It's a skill that allows you to quickly master complicated information and produce better results in less time. Deep work will make you better at what you do and provide the sense of true fulfillment that comes from craftsmanship. In short, deep work is like a superpower in our increasingly competitive 21st-century economy. And yet, most people have lost the ability to go deep - spending their days instead in a frantic blur of email and social media, not even realizing there's a better way. In Deep Work, author and professor Cal Newport flips the narrative on impact in a connected age. Instead of arguing distraction is bad, he instead celebrates the power of its opposite. Dividing this book into two parts, he first makes the case that in almost any profession, cultivating a deep work ethic will produce massive benefits. He then presents a rigorous training regimen, presented as a series of four "rules", for transforming your mind and habits to support this skill. A mix of cultural criticism and actionable advice, Deep Work takes the listener on a journey through memorable stories - from Carl Jung building a stone tower in the woods to focus his mind to a social media pioneer buying a round-trip business-class ticket to Tokyo to write a book free from distraction in the air - and no-nonsense advice, such as the claim that most serious professionals should quit social media and that you should practice being bored. Deep Work is an indispensable guide for anyone seeking focused success in a distracted world.

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What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20: A Crash Course on Making Your Place in the World

Pdf Money What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20: A Crash Course on Making Your Place in the World

Pdf:What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20: A Crash Course on Making Your Place in the World.A revised and updated edition of the international bestsellerInspiring readers all over the globe to reimagine their future, this revised and updated edition of What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20 features new material to complement the classic text. Major life transitions such as leaving the protected environment of school or starting a new career can be daunting. It is scary to face a wall of choices, knowing that no one is going to tell us if we make the right decision. There is no clearly delineated path or recipe for success. Even figuring out how and where to start can be a challenge.As head of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program, Tina Seelig’s job is to guide her students as they make the difficult transition from the academic environment to the professional world—providing tangible skills and insights that will last a lifetime. Seelig is a wildly popular and award-winning teacher and in What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20 she shares with us what she offers her students –provocative stories, inspiring advice, and a big dose of humility and humor.  These pages are filled with captivating examples, from the classroom to the boardroom, of individuals defying expectations, challenging assumptions, and achieving unprecedented success. Seelig throws out the old rules and provides a new model for reaching our potential.  We discover how to have a healthy disregard for the impossible; how to recover from failure; and how most problems are remarkable opportunities in disguise. What I Wish I Knew When I Was Twenty is a much-needed book for everyone looking to make their mark in the world.

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Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity

Pdf Money Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity

Pdf:Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity.David Allen reads an all-new edition of his popular self-help classic for managing work-life balance in the 21st century - now updated for the new challenges facing individuals and organizations in today's rapidly changing world. Since it was first published more than 15 years ago, David Allen's Getting Things Done has become one of the most influential business books of its era and the ultimate book on personal organization. "GTD" is now shorthand for an entire way of approaching professional and personal tasks and has spawned an entire culture of websites, organizational tools, seminars, and offshoots. Allen has rewritten the book from start to finish, tweaking his classic text with important perspectives on the new workplace and adding material that will make the book fresh and relevant for years to come. This new edition of Getting Things Done will be welcomed not only by its hundreds of thousands of existing fans but also by a whole new generation eager to adopt its proven principles.

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The First 90 Days: Proven Strategies for Getting Up to Speed Faster and Smarter, Updated and Expanded

Pdf Money The First 90 Days: Proven Strategies for Getting Up to Speed Faster and Smarter, Updated and Expanded

Pdf:The First 90 Days: Proven Strategies for Getting Up to Speed Faster and Smarter, Updated and Expanded.Review “His wisdom, and research, has helped many masterfully onboard into new positions.” — Forbes.com“Watkins has taken a rather prosaic proposition (first impressions count) and built around it a handbook that grown-ups can use in business, particularly in times of change and transition.” — Idealog (New Zealand)“A useful addition to leadership studies collections.” — Choice magazine“The First 90 Days is a rich source of material for any executive coach and of course any uncoached executive. I highly recommend it.” — Coaching Today“The First 90 Days and its digital counterpart serve as valued resources for leaders just stepping into a critical new role—when first impressions matter so much, and every word or deed can tip the scale of public opinion.” — T+D magazine (American Society for Training & Development)“No business holding should be without this expanded coverage.” — Midwest Book Review“Any person who gets a new job or promotion or position, can use this book to be more effective in the first 3 months on the job…. It is no doubt that [The First 90 Days] has lasting-power and will remain popular and useful for many years to come.” — 800 CEO READ“…packed with practical suggestions for how to successfully navigate through new scenarios.” — GuruFocus.com“In his seminal book The First 90 Days, Michael Watkins advises that, as a leader in the first 90 days of a new leadership role, you should promote yourself, accelerate your learning, match your strategy to the situation, and create coalitions.” — FastCompany.com“a superb guide” — Globe & Mail Read more About the Author Michael D. Watkins is a cofounder of Genesis Advisers, a leadership development consultancy that specializes in the design of onboarding and transition acceleration solutions, workshops, and coaching for Fortune 500 companies. Read more

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The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich

Pdf Money The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich

Pdf:The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich.Review 'It's about time this book was written. It is a long-overdue manifesto for the mobile lifestyle, and Tim Ferriss is the ideal ambassador. This will be huge.' —Jack Canfield, Co-creator of Chicken Soup for the Soul®, 100+ million copies sold 'This is a whole new ball game.  Highly recommended.' —Dr. Stewart D. Friedman, Director of the Work/Life Integration Project, The Wharton School 'Stunning and amazing. From mini-retirements to outsourcing your life, it's all here. Whether you're a wage slave or a Fortune 500 CEO, this book will change your life!' —Phil Town, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of Rule #1 'The 4-Hour Workweek is a new way of solving a very old problem: just how can we work to live and prevent our lives from being all about work?  A world of infinite options awaits those who would read this book and be inspired by it!'   —Michael E. Gerber, Founder & Chairman of E-Myth Worldwide and the World's #1 Small Business Guru “Timothy has packed more lives into his 29 years than Steve Jobs has in his 51.” —Tom Foremski, Journalist and Publisher of SiliconValleyWatcher.com “Thanks to Tim Ferriss, I have more time in my life to travel, spend time with family and write book blurbs. This is a dazzling and highly useful work.” —A.J. Jacobs, Editor-at-Large, Esquire Magazine, Author of The Know-It-All 'If you want to live life on your own terms, this is your blueprint.' —Mike Maples, Co-founder of Motive Communications (IPO to $260M market cap), Founding Executive of Tivoli (sold to IBM for $750M) 'Tim is Indiana Jones for the digital age. I've already used his advice to go spearfishing on remote islands and ski the best hidden slopes of Argentina. Simply put, do what he says and you can live like a millionaire.' —Albert Pope, Derivatives Trading, UBS World Headquarters “This engaging book makes you ask the most important question that you will ever face: What exactly is it that you want out of work and life, and why? Tim Ferriss is a master of getting more for less, often with the help of people he doesn't even know, and here he gives away his secrets for fulfilling your dreams.” —Bo Burlingham, Editor-at-Large, Inc. magazine and author of Small Giants: Companies That Choose To Be Great Instead of Big 'Reading this book is like putting a few zeros on your income.  Tim brings lifestyle to a new level–listen to him!' —Michael D. Kerlin, McKinsey & Company Consultant to Bush-Clinton Katrina Fund and J. William Fulbright Scholar 'Part scientist and part adventure hunter, Tim Ferriss has created a road map for an entirely new world.  I devoured this book in one sitting–I have seen nothing like it.' —Charles L. Brock, Chairman and CEO, Brock Capital Group; Former CFO, COO, and General Counsel, Scholastic, Inc.; Former President, Harvard Law School Association 'Outsourcing is no longer just for Fortune 500 companies.  Small and mid-sized firms, as well as busy professionals, can outsource their work to increase their productivity and free time for more important commitments. It's time for the world to take advantage of this revolution.” —Vivek Kulkarni, CEO Brickwork India and former IT Secretary, Bangalore;Credited as the “techno-bureaucrat” who helped make Bangalore an IT destination in India 'Tim is the master! I should know. I followed his rags to riches path and watched him transform himself from competitive fighter to entrepreneur. He tears apart conventional assumptions until he finds a better way.' —Dan Partland, Emmy Award-Winning Producer; American High, Welcome to the Dollhouse 'The 4-Hour Workweek is an absolute necessity for those adventurous souls who want to live life to its fullest.  Buy it and read it before you sacrifice any more!' —John Lusk, Group Product Manager, Microsoft World Headquarters 'If you want to live your dreams now, and not in 20 or 30 years, buy this book!' —Laura Roden, Chairman of the Silicon Valley Association of Start-up Entrepreneurs;Lecturer in Corporate Finance, San Jose State University “With this kind of time management and focus on the important things in life, people should be able to get 15 times as much done in a normal work week.” —Tim Draper, Founder, Draper Fisher Jurvetson; Financiers to innovators including Hotmail, Skype, and Overture.com 'Tim Ferriss’s book is about gaining the courage to streamline your life… But even more than that, it challenges the reader to seriously consider an essential–yet rarely asked–question:  What do you really want from life?' —Rolf Potts, Author of Vagabonding and Travel Columnist for Yahoo! News 'Tim has done what most people only dream of doing. I can't believe he is going to let his secrets out of the bag. This book is a must read!' —Stephen Key, Top Inventor and Team Designer of Teddy Ruxpin, Lazer Tag; Consultant to “American Inventor” Read more About the Author TIMOTHY FERRISS is a serial entrepreneur, #1 New York Times bestselling author, and angel investor/advisor (Facebook, Twitter, Evernote, Uber, and 20+ more).  Best known for his rapid-learning techniques, Tim's books -- The 4-Hour Workweek, The 4-Hour Body, and The 4-Hour Chef -- have been published in 30+ languages. The 4-Hour Workweek has spent seven years on The New York Times bestseller list. Tim has been featured by more than 100 media outlets including The New York Times, The Economist, TIME, Forbes, Fortune, Outside, NBC, CBS, ABC, Fox and CNN. He has guest lectured in entrepreneurship at Princeton University since 2003. His popular blog www.fourhourblog.com has 1M+ monthly readers, and his Twitter account @tferriss was selected by Mashable as one of only five “Must-Follow” accounts for entrepreneurs. Tim’s primetime TV show, The Tim Ferriss Experiment (www.upwave.com/tfx), teaches rapid-learning techniques for helping viewers to produce seemingly superhuman results in minimum time. Read more

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Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World

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Pdf:Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World.Review 'As a presence on the page, Newport is exceptional in the realm of self-help authors.'―New York Times Book Review'DEEP WORK accomplishes two considerable tasks: One is putting out a wealth of concrete practices for the ambitious, without relying on gauzy clichés. The second is that Mr. Newport resists the corporate groupthink of constant connectivity without seeming like a curmudgeon.'―Wall Street Journal'As automation and outsourcing reshape the workplace, what new skill do we need? The ability to do deep work. Cal Newport's exciting new book is an introduction and guide to the kind of intense concentration in a distraction-free environment that results in fast, powerful learning and performance. Think of it as calisthenics for your mind-and start your exercise program today.'―Daniel H. Pink, author of Drive and To Sell Is Human'DEEP WORK makes a compelling case for cultivating intense focus, and offers immediately actionable steps for infusing more of it into our lives.'―Adam M. Grant, author of Give and Take'Cal Newport is a clear voice in a sea of noise, bringing science and passion in equal measure. We don't need more clicks, more cats, and more emojis. We need brave work, work that happens when we refuse to avert our eyes.'―Seth Godin, author of What to Do When It's Your Turn'Cal Newport offers the most well-informed and astute collection of practical advice I have seen for reclaiming one's mental powers.'―Matthew B. Crawford, author of The World Beyond Your Head'Just when you think you already know this stuff, DEEP WORK hits you with surprisingly unique and useful insights. Rule #3 alone, with its discussion of the 'Any-Benefit' mind-set, is worth the price of this book.'―Derek Sivers, founder, Sivers.org'Here lies a playbook for professionals of all stripes to achieve true differentiation in a crowded talent marketplace. Cal Newport's latest shows why he is one of the most provocative thinkers on the future of work.'―Ben Casnocha, co-author of The Start-Up Of You'In this strong self-help book, Newport declares that the habits of modern professionals-checking email at all hours, rushing from meeting to meeting, and valuing multitasking above all else-only stand in the way of truly valuable work.'―Publisher's Weekly'[A] worthwhile distraction.'―ValueWalk Read more About the Author Cal Newport, Ph.D., lives in Washington, DC, where he is a writer and an assistant professor of computer science at Georgetown University. He also runs the popular website Study Hacks: Decoding Patterns of Success. This is his fifth book. Read more

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Peak Performance: Elevate Your Game, Avoid Burnout, and Thrive with the New Science of Success

Pdf Money Peak Performance: Elevate Your Game, Avoid Burnout, and Thrive with the New Science of Success

Pdf:Peak Performance: Elevate Your Game, Avoid Burnout, and Thrive with the New Science of Success.A few common principles drive performance, regardless of the field or the task at hand. Whether someone is trying to qualify for the Olympics, break ground in mathematical theory or craft an artistic masterpiece, many of the practices that lead to great success are the same. In Peak Performance, Brad Stulberg, a former McKinsey and Company consultant and journalist who covers health and the science of human performance, and Steve Magness, a performance scientist and coach of Olympic athletes, team up to demystify these practices and demonstrate how everyone can achieve their best. The first book of its kind, Peak Performance combines the inspiring stories of top performers across a range of capabilities - from athletic, to intellectual, to artistic - with the latest scientific insights into the cognitive and neurochemical factors that drive performance in all domains. In doing so, Peak Performance uncovers new linkages that hold promise as performance enhancers but have been overlooked in our traditionally-siloed ways of thinking. The result is a life-changing book in which listeners will learn how to enhance their performance via myriad ways including: optimally alternating between periods of intense work and rest; developing and harnessing the power of a self-transcending purpose; and priming the body and mind for enhanced productivity. In revealing the science of great performance and the stories of great performers across a wide range of capabilities, Peak Performance uncovers the secrets of success, and coaches listeners on how to use them. If you want to take your game to the next level, whatever "your game" may be, Peak Performance will teach you how.

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The Phoenix Project: A Novel about IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win 5th Anniversary Edition

Pdf Money The Phoenix Project: A Novel about IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win 5th Anniversary Edition

Pdf:The Phoenix Project: A Novel about IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win 5th Anniversary Edition.Five years after this sleeper hit took on the world of IT and flipped it on its head, the fifth anniversary edition of The Phoenix Project continues to guide IT in the DevOps revolution. In this newly updated and expanded edition of the best-selling The Phoenix Project, co-author Gene Kim includes a new afterword and a deeper delve into the Three Ways as described in The DevOps Handbook.Bill, an IT manager at Parts Unlimited, has been tasked with taking on a project critical to the future of the business, code named Phoenix Project. But the project is massively over budget and behind schedule. The CEO demands Bill must fix the mess in 90 days, or else Bill's entire department will be outsourced.With the help of a prospective board member and his mysterious philosophy of the Three Ways, Bill starts to see that IT work has more in common with manufacturing plant work than he ever imagined. With the clock ticking, Bill must organize work flow, streamline interdepartmental communications, and effectively serve the other business functions at Parts Unlimited.In a fast-paced and entertaining style, three luminaries of the DevOps movement deliver a story that anyone who works in IT will recognize. Listeners will not only learn how to improve their own IT organizations, they'll never view IT the same.PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

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Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life

Pdf Money Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life

Pdf:Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life.Review #1 New York Times Bestseller “Life has questions. They have answers…Learn how to find a fulfilling career…learn how to better navigate life’s big moment decisions and kill your ‘wicked problems dead.” —The New York Times   “The prototype for a happy life…Burnett and Evans show how to apply Stanford’s famous design principles to finding your place in the world, as a recent graduate or mid-career.” —NPR’s Brian Lehrer“Designing Your Life walks readers through the process of building a satisfying, meaningful life by approaching the challenge the way a designer would. Experimentation. Wayfinding. Prototyping. Constant iteration. You should read the book. Everyone else will.” —Daniel Pink, bestselling author of Drive “This [is] the career book of the next decade and . . . the go-to book that is read as a rite of passage whenever someone is ready to create a life they love.” —David Kelley, Founder of IDEO   “An empowering book based on their popular class of the same name at Stanford University . . . Perhaps the book’s most important lesson is that the only failure is settling for a life that makes one unhappy. With useful fact-finding exercises, an empathetic tone, and sensible advice, this book will easily earn a place among career-finding classics.” —Publishers Weekly Read more About the Author BILL BURNETT is the executive director of the Design Program at Stanford. DAVE EVANS is an adjunct lecturer in the Product Design Program at Stanford, a management consultant, and a co-founder of Electronic Artswww.designingyour.life Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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What Color Is Your Parachute? 2019: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers

Pdf Money What Color Is Your Parachute? 2019: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers

Pdf:What Color Is Your Parachute? 2019: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers.Review Praise for What Color Is Your Parachute?:'One of the first job-hunting books on the market. It is still arguably the best. And it is indisputably the most popular.' --Fast Company'Ideally, everyone should read What Color Is Your Parachute? in the tenth grade and again every year thereafter.' --Fortune'What Color Is Your Parachute? is about job-hunting and career changing, but it's also about figuring out who you are as a person and what you want out of life.' --Time'Parachute is still a top seller and it remains the go-to guide for everyone from midlife-crisis boomers looking to change their careers to college students looking to start one.' --New York Post'It's basically the bible of career advice.' --US Department of Labor'Mr. Bolles continues to enrich and update it, expanding on concepts both universal and technical.' --New York Times Read more About the Author RICHARD N. BOLLES led the job-search field for more than 40 years. A member of Mensa and the Society for Human Resource Management, he served as the keynote speaker at hundreds of conferences. Bolles held a bachelor's degree cum laude in physics from Harvard University, a master's degree from General Theological (Episcopal) Seminary in New York City, and three honorary doctorates. Visit jobhuntersbible.com to learn more. Read more

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The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement - 30th Anniversary Edition

Pdf Money The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement - 30th Anniversary Edition

Pdf:The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement - 30th Anniversary Edition.In this intriguing business novel, which illustrates state-of-the-art economic theory, Alex Rogo is a UniCo plant manager whose factory and marriage are failing. To revitalize the plant, he follows piecemeal advice from an elusive former college professor who teaches, for example, that reduction in the efficiency of some plant operations may make the entire operation more productive. Alex's attempts to find the path to profitability and to engage his employees in the struggle involve the listener; and thankfully the authors' economic models, including a game with matchsticks and bowls, are easy to understand. Although some characters are as anonymous as the goods manufactured in the factory, others ring true. In addition, the tender story of Alex and his wife's separation and reconciliation makes a touching contrast to the rest of the book. Recommended for anyone with an interest in the state of the American economy.

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The First 90 Days, Updated and Expanded: Proven Strategies for Getting Up to Speed Faster and Smarter

Pdf Money The First 90 Days, Updated and Expanded: Proven Strategies for Getting Up to Speed Faster and Smarter

Pdf:The First 90 Days, Updated and Expanded: Proven Strategies for Getting Up to Speed Faster and Smarter.The world's most trusted guide for leaders in transition. Transitions are a critical time for leaders. In fact, most agree that moving into a new role is the biggest challenge a manager will face. While transitions offer a chance to start fresh and make needed changes in an organization, they also place leaders in a position of acute vulnerability. Missteps made during the crucial first three months in a new role can jeopardize or even derail your success. In this updated and expanded version of the international bestseller The First 90 Days, Michael D. Watkins offers proven strategies for conquering the challenges of transitions - no matter where you are in your career. Watkins, a noted expert on leadership transitions and adviser to senior leaders in all types of organizations, also addresses today's increasingly demanding professional landscape, where managers face not only more frequent transitions but also steeper expectations once they step into their new jobs. By walking you through every aspect of the transition scenario, Watkins identifies the most common pitfalls new leaders encounter and provides the tools and strategies you need to avoid them. You'll learn how to secure critical early wins, an important first step in establishing yourself in your new role. Each chapter also includes checklists, practical tools, and self-assessments to help you assimilate key lessons and apply them to your own situation. Whether you're starting a new job, being promoted from within, embarking on an overseas assignment, or being tapped as CEO, how you manage your transition will determine whether you succeed or fail. Use this book as your trusted guide.

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The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results

Pdf Money The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results

Pdf:The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results.About the Author Gary Keller is chairman of the board and cofounder of Keller Williams Realty, Inc., which holds the #1 position as the largest real estate company in the world. His New York Times bestselling books have sold more than 2,000,000 copies.Jay Papasan, a former editor at HarperCollins Publishers in New York, coauthors Gary’s books and is Vice President of Publishing at Keller Williams. He’s a frequent event speaker and corporate trainer. Read more

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Manage Your Day-to-Day: Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus, and Sharpen Your Creative Mind

Pdf Money Manage Your Day-to-Day: Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus, and Sharpen Your Creative Mind

Pdf:Manage Your Day-to-Day: Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus, and Sharpen Your Creative Mind.Are you overextended, over-distracted, and overwhelmed? Do you work at a breakneck pace all day, only to find that you haven't accomplished the most important things on your agenda by the time you leave the office? The world has changed and the way we work has to change, too. Manage Your Day-to-Day will give you a toolkit for tackling the challenges of a 24/7, always-on workplace. We'll show you how to build a rock-solid daily routine, field a constant barrage of messages, find focus amid chaos, and carve out the time you need to do the work that matters. Featuring contributions from: Scott Belsky, Mark McGuinness, Gretchen Rubin, Seth Godin, Tony Schwartz, Leo Babauta, Cal Newport, Christian Jarrett, Dan Ariely, Erin Rooney Doland, Aaron Dignan, Lori Deschene, Tiffany Shlain, Linda Stone, James Victore, Todd Henry, Scott McDowell, Stefan Sagmeister, Elizabeth Grace Saunders, and Steven Pressfield.

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The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work

Pdf Money The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work

Pdf:The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work.Our most commonly held formula for success is broken. Conventional wisdom holds that if we work hard we will be more successful, and if we are more successful, then we'll be happy. If we can just find that great job, win that next promotion, lose those five pounds, happiness will follow. But recent discoveries in the field of positive psychology have shown that this formula is actually backward: Happiness fuels success, not the other way around. When we are positive, our brains become more engaged, creative, motivated, energetic, resilient, and productive at work. This isn't just an empty mantra. This discovery has been repeatedly borne out by rigorous research in psychology and neuroscience, management studies, and the bottom lines of organizations around the globe. In The Happiness Advantage, Shawn Achor, who spent over a decade living, researching, and lecturing at Harvard University, draws on his own research-including one of the largest studies of happiness and potential at Harvard and others at companies like UBS and KPMG - to fix this broken formula. Using stories and case studies from his work with thousands of Fortune 500 executives in 42 countries, Achor explains how we can reprogram our brains to become more positive in order to gain a competitive edge at work. Isolating seven practical, actionable principles that have been tried and tested everywhere from classrooms to boardrooms, stretching from Argentina to Zimbabwe, he shows us how we can capitalize on the Happiness Advantage to improve our performance and maximize our potential.

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Find Your Why: A Practical Guide for Discovering Purpose for You and Your Team

Pdf Money Find Your Why: A Practical Guide for Discovering Purpose for You and Your Team

Pdf:Find Your Why: A Practical Guide for Discovering Purpose for You and Your Team.Start With Why has led millions of readers to rethink everything they do - in their personal lives, their careers and their organizations. Now Find Your Why picks up where Start With Why left off. It shows you how to apply Simon Sinek's powerful insights so that you can find more inspiration at work - and in turn inspire those around you. I believe fulfillment is a right and not a privilege. We are all entitled to wake up in the morning inspired to go to work, feel safe when we're there, and return home fulfilled at the end of the day. Achieving that fulfillment starts with understanding exactly WHY we do what we do.   As Start With Why has spread around the world, countless readers have asked me the same question: How can I apply Start With Why to my career, team, company or nonprofit? Along with two of my colleagues, Peter Docker and David Mead, I created this hands-on, step-by-step guide to help you find your WHY.   With detailed exercises and action steps for every stage of the process, Find Your Why can help you address many important concerns, including:  What if my WHY sounds just like my competitors? Can I have more than one WHY? If my work doesn't match my WHY, what should I do? What if my team can't agree on our WHY?  Whether you've just started your first job, are leading a team, or are CEO of your own company, the exercises in this book will help guide you on a path to long-term success and fulfillment, for both you and your colleagues.   Thank you for joining us as we work together to build a world in which more people start with WHY.  Inspire on! -Simon

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Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World

Pdf Money Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World

Pdf:Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World.Georgetown University professor and popular blogger Cal Newport reveals the new key to achieving success and true meaning in one's professional life.An Amazon Best Book of 2016 Pick in Business & LeadershipWall Street Journal Business BestsellerA Business Book of the Week at 800-CEO-READDeep work is the ability to focus without distraction on a cognitively demanding task. It's a skill that allows you to quickly master complicated information and produce better results in less time. Deep work will make you better at what you do and provide the sense of true fulfillment that comes from craftsmanship. In short, deep work is like a super power in our increasingly competitive twenty-first century economy. And yet, most people have lost the ability to go deep-spending their days instead in a frantic blur of e-mail and social media, not even realizing there's a better way.In DEEP WORK, author and professor Cal Newport flips the narrative on impact in a connected age. Instead of arguing distraction is bad, he instead celebrates the power of its opposite. Dividing this book into two parts, he first makes the case that in almost any profession, cultivating a deep work ethic will produce massive benefits. He then presents a rigorous training regimen, presented as a series of four "rules," for transforming your mind and habits to support this skill. A mix of cultural criticism and actionable advice, DEEP WORK takes the reader on a journey through memorable stories-from Carl Jung building a stone tower in the woods to focus his mind, to a social media pioneer buying a round-trip business class ticket to Tokyo to write a book free from distraction in the air-and no-nonsense advice, such as the claim that most serious professionals should quit social media and that you should practice being bored. DEEP WORK is an indispensable guide to anyone seeking focused success in a distracted world.

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Find Your Passion: 25 Questions You Must Ask Yourself

Pdf Money Find Your Passion: 25 Questions You Must Ask Yourself

Pdf:Find Your Passion: 25 Questions You Must Ask Yourself.Are You Ready to Finally Find Your Passion?What if you could say bye bye to confusion? What if you had a way to uncover what you were truly meant to do?In Find Your Passion: 25 Questions You Must Ask Yourself you'll discover a powerful set of questions that will help you do exactly that.I've been helping people find and follow their passion for over a decade, and some of the things I've discovered are weird, surprising, and fascinating all at the same time.In this book, I share a simple process that will help you gain more clarity, and access the answers that were always waiting within you.Here's a taste of what you'll discover when you read this book:How your definition of passion stops you from living the life you wantA simple way to connect to your inner wisdom (and get the guidance you need)How to discover if you're on the right track (or on the wrong track)Tap into your personality to uncover your true passion and purposeWhy using negativity can dramatically increase the positivity in your lifeHow to activate the creative problem solving powers of your brainUncovering what's really holding you back from getting what you wantA powerful exercise that will help you easily overcome challenges in your lifeWhen you're done reading, you'll have the answers you need, and you'll know how to take the next step toward your dream life.Pick up your copy by clicking the BUY NOW button at the top of this page!

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The Personal MBA: Master the Art of Business

Pdf Money The Personal MBA: Master the Art of Business

Pdf:The Personal MBA: Master the Art of Business. Audie Award Nominee, Business and Educational, 2013 Getting an MBA is an expensive choice - one almost impossible to justify regardless of the state of the economy. Even the elite schools like Harvard and Wharton offer outdated, assembly-line programs that teach you more about PowerPoint presentations and unnecessary financial models than what it takes to run a real business. You can get better results (and save hundreds of thousands of dollars) by skipping business school altogether.... Josh Kaufman founded PersonalMBA.com as an alternative to the business school boondoggle. His blog has introduced hundreds of thousands of readers to the best business books and most powerful business concepts of all time. Now, he shares the essentials of entrepreneurship, marketing, sales, negotiation, operations, productivity, systems design, and much more, in one comprehensive volume. The Personal MBA distills the most valuable business lessons into simple, memorable mental models that can be applied to real-world challenges. True leaders aren't made by business schools - they make themselves, seeking out the knowledge, skills, and experience they need to succeed. Read this book and you will learn the principles it takes most business professionals a lifetime of trial and error to master.

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Winning Answers to 500 Interview Questions

Pdf Money Winning Answers to 500 Interview Questions

Pdf:Winning Answers to 500 Interview Questions.Have you ever left an interview thinking you could have done better? Interviewing is a high stakes game. You need to learn how to play the game, and play to win. If you are getting interviews but not the job, you have to improve your ability to interview. Prepare yourself to answer any interview question with a response that makes the reason the company should hire you clear. Winning Answers to 500 Interview Questions will teach you how to become a more confident interviewer. Not only will you have an answer prepared for interview questions before they are even asked, you will also truly understand why they are being asked and how to answer them best. This book will bring you value for years to come. You will be able to refer back to it no matter what interview situation arises and improve your chances for success. Learn how to effectively sell your experience, skills and qualifications for the job and make it clear to an interviewer why you are the best candidate. You will understand how to draw from the aspects of your background that are most relevant to the job and sell those details effectively to the interviewer. You will be provided with succinct model answers which prepare you to respond to interview questions powefully and maintain the interest of the interviewer. This book is for those serious about improving their job prospects and willing to make the commitment to growing their careers by becoming better interviewers. In previous years, if you were well qualified for a job, it is likely that you would receive strong consideration as a candidate. The job market has changed drastically. You have to “sell yourself” more effectively than the competition. This book gives you the inside track. From the entry-level recent college graduate to the C-Suite executive, you need to understand what an interviewer is looking for in today’s market and effectively sell yourself in a limited amount of time. This book contains all of the tough questions that you dread. You will learn to overcome challenging questions, such as those related to an inconsistent work history or multiple career changes. Additionally, this book contains multiple questions that will assist you in talking your way into a higher salary rate without scaring away a potential employer. Lavie Margolin, a noted Career Coach, draws on his experience in working with hundreds of hiring managers and recruiters and thousands of job seekers in providing you with the strategy and answers that you need to succeed. While practicing in New York, he has dealt with some of the most demanding employers looking to fill job openings. He has made them happy every time by sending well polished job seekers who were up to the challenge of the interview. Lavie is one of those rare people who actually enjoys interviewing for a job and is always up for the challenge. He will share with you everything you need to know to become just as comfortable and enjoy the process while you are laying the groundwork for career success.

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The 4 Disciplines of Execution: Achieving Your Wildly Important Goals

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Pdf:The 4 Disciplines of Execution: Achieving Your Wildly Important Goals.An insightful new work from the multimillion-copy best-selling author Sean Covey and the FranklinCovey organization, based on their work with hundreds of thousands of employees and large companies to unveil the essential disciplines proven to help businesses and individuals realize their most important goals. A publishing phenomenon, Sean Covey and the FranklinCovey organization have become one of the most respected brands in the highly competitive world of thought leadership in business. In his latest work, Covey lays out an unprecedented plan for goal-realization that will revolutionize the way we approach our dreams. The 4 Disciplines of Execution provides a simple, proven formula for achieving the goals that every individual or organization needs to reach. From Marriott to the U.S. Navy, Covey and his team have worked with more than 200,000 people in hundreds of organizations to improve performance, identifying and honing four secrets of perfect execution: Focus on the Wildly Important; Act on the Lead Measures; Keep a Compelling Scoreboard; and Create a Cadence of Accountability. By allowing teams to separate those urgent tasks that demand attention merely to keep a company alive - called the "whirlwind" - from new, "wildly important" goals that promise to break new ground, these disciplines empower leaders to accomplish what is by far the most difficult aspect of creating results: executing a strategy that requires a change in behavior. Simply put, this is a work that no business, however small or large, can afford to pass up.

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Crush It!: Why NOW Is the Time to Cash In on Your Passion

Pdf Money Crush It!: Why NOW Is the Time to Cash In on Your Passion

Pdf:Crush It!: Why NOW Is the Time to Cash In on Your Passion.Crush It! 2.0: The Audiobook: Read by Gary Vaynerchuk, this audiobook version contains additional material not found in the best-selling hardcover edition. Do you have a hobby you wish you could indulge in all day? An obsession that keeps you up at night? Now is the perfect time to take that passion and make a living doing what you love. In Crush It! Why NOW Is the Time to Cash In on Your Passion, Gary Vaynerchuk shows you how to use the power of the Internet to turn your real interests into real businesses. Gary spent years building his family business from a local wine shop into a national industry leader. Then one day he turned on a video camera, and by using the secrets revealed here, transformed his entire life and earning potential by building his personal brand. By the end of this book, listeners will have learned how to harness the power of the Internet to make their entrepreneurial dreams come true. Step by step, Crush It! is the ultimate driver's manual for modern business.

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Unlimited Memory: How to Use Advanced Learning Strategies to Learn Faster, Remember More and Be More Productive

Pdf Money Unlimited Memory: How to Use Advanced Learning Strategies to Learn Faster, Remember More and Be More Productive

Pdf:Unlimited Memory: How to Use Advanced Learning Strategies to Learn Faster, Remember More and Be More Productive.Kevin Horsley broke a world memory record in 2013.... And you're about to learn how to use his memory strategies to learn faster, be more productive, and achieve more success. Most people never tap in to 10 percent of their potential for memory. In this book you will learn how the world's top memory experts concentrate and remember any information at will and how you can, too Do you ever feel like you're too busy, too stressed, or just too distracted to concentrate and get work done? In Unlimited Memory you'll learn how the world's best memory masters get themselves to concentrate at will, anytime they want. When you can easily focus and concentrate on the task at hand and store and recall useful information, you can easily double your productivity and eliminate wasted time, stress, and mistakes at work. In this book you'll find all the tools, strategies, and techniques you need to improve your memory.

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Go Pro - 7 Steps to Becoming a Network Marketing Professional

Pdf Money Go Pro - 7 Steps to Becoming a Network Marketing Professional

Pdf:Go Pro - 7 Steps to Becoming a Network Marketing Professional.Over twenty years ago at a company convention, Eric Worre had an "aha" moment that changed his life forever. At that event he made the decision to Go Pro and become a Network Marketing expert. Since that time, he has focused on developing the skills to do just that. In doing so, Eric has touched and been touched by hundreds of thousands of people around the world. Now he shares his wisdom in a guide that will ignite your passion for this profession and help you make the decision to Go Pro and create the life of your dreams. In this definitive guidebook, you will learn to: Find prospects Invite them to your product or opportunity Present your product Follow up with your prospects Help them become customers or distributors Help them get started right Grow your team by promoting events And much, much more... Eric s wish is for you to make the decision to become a Network Marketing Professional. For you to truly Go Pro. Because it is a stone-cold fact that Network Marketing is a better way. Now let's go tell the world.

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The Closer's Survival Guide - Third Edition

Pdf Money The Closer's Survival Guide - Third Edition

Pdf:The Closer's Survival Guide - Third Edition.Learn to close and you will never be without work or without money! The most powerful arsenal of closes ever! This audiobook over 120 Closes includes: 31 Money Closes, 17 Time Related Closes, 3 Pressure Closes, 3 Agreement Closes, 8 Decision Closes, and another 64 of the most creative closes you will ever find in one book! Financial "Closing" is the final step in the pursuit of ANY goal. This thing called closing is not just something that sales people do but something that applies to every person. Nothing truly happens until you are able to engender the support, energy and resources of others. As harsh as it may seem the close is what separates those who have from those who have from those who don't have. This critically and vital ability is what differentiates the dreamer from the exceptional individual that makes dreams come true. The world is filled with people who have grand dreams of new products or ideas that will change the world that never become reality simply because the dreamer couldn't close others on supporting their dream. The world is abundant with grand ideas and big dreams and short on people who can close others on funding, supporting and getting behind them! It is the ability to close that makes a difference more than any other skill you will learn in life! Grant Cardone's book, The Closer's Survival Guide, is not a theory of closing the deal, but exactly HOW to close the deal including the 20 major rules of closing and over 120 exact closes that you can use every day!

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The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich

Pdf Money The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich

Pdf:The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich.Tim Ferriss is an extraordinary young man on a mission. The 28-year-old serial vagabond and successful entrepreneur has been teaching a wildly popular course at Princeton University for the past four years: a how-to and why-to guide to throwing out the old methods for success (balancing life and work, retiring well, having a great nest egg) and replacing them with an entirely new way of living. The 4 Hour Work Week explains what a lifestyle entrepreneur is and why you should want to become one. It teaches you how to "kill" your job and design a life, the 80/20 rule and how it increases productivity, how to replace your dreams with goals, and more. Listeners can lead a rich life by working only four hours a week, freeing up the rest of their time to spend it living the lives they want.

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The 4-Hour Workweek, Expanded and Updated: Expanded and Updated, With Over 100 New Pages of Cutting-Edge Content.

Pdf Money The 4-Hour Workweek, Expanded and Updated: Expanded and Updated, With Over 100 New Pages of Cutting-Edge Content.

Pdf:The 4-Hour Workweek, Expanded and Updated: Expanded and Updated, With Over 100 New Pages of Cutting-Edge Content..The New York Times bestselling author of The 4-Hour Body shows readers how to live more and work less, now with more than 100 pages of new, cutting-edge content.Forget the old concept of retirement and the rest of the deferred-life plan–there is no need to wait and every reason not to, especially in unpredictable economic times. Whether your dream is escaping the rat race, experiencing high-end world travel, or earning a monthly five-figure income with zero management, The 4-Hour Workweek is the blueprint. This step-by-step guide to luxury lifestyle design teaches: • How Tim went from $40,000 per year and 80 hours per week to $40,000 per month and 4 hours per week• How to outsource your life to overseas virtual assistants for $5 per hour and do whatever you want• How blue-chip escape artists travel the world without quitting their jobs• How to eliminate 50% of your work in 48 hours using the principles of a forgotten Italian economist• How to trade a long-haul career for short work bursts and frequent “mini-retirements”The new expanded edition of Tim Ferriss’ The 4-Hour Workweek includes:• More than 50 practical tips and case studies from readers (including families) who have doubled income, overcome common sticking points, and reinvented themselves using the original book as a starting point• Real-world templates you can copy for eliminating e-mail, negotiating with bosses and clients, or getting a private chef for less than $8 a meal• How Lifestyle Design principles can be suited to unpredictable economic times• The latest tools and tricks, as well as high-tech shortcuts, for living like a diplomat or millionaire without being eitherFrom the Hardcover edition.

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The 4-Hour Work Week: Escape the 9-5, Live Anywhere and Join the New Rich

Pdf Money The 4-Hour Work Week: Escape the 9-5, Live Anywhere and Join the New Rich

Pdf:The 4-Hour Work Week: Escape the 9-5, Live Anywhere and Join the New Rich.Forget the old concept of retirement and the rest of the deferred-life plan - there is no need to wait and every reason not to, especially in unpredictable economic times. Whether your dream is escaping the rat race, experiencing high-end world travel, earning a monthly five-figure income with zero management, or just living more and working less, this book is the blueprint. This step-by step guide to luxury lifestyle design teaches: how Tim went from $40,000 dollars per year and 80 hours per week to $40,000 per MONTH and 4 hours per week; how to outsource your life to overseas virtual assistants for $5 per hour and do whatever you want; how blue-chip escape artists travel the world without quitting their jobs; how to eliminate 50 per cent of your work in 48 hours using the principles of a forgotten Italian economist; and, how to trade a long-haul career for short work bursts and frequent 'mini-retirements'. This new updated and expanded edition includes: more than 50 practical tips and case studies from readers (including families) who have doubled their income, overcome common sticking points, and reinvented themselves using the original book as a starting point; real-world templates you can copy for eliminating email, negotiating with bosses and clients, or getting a private chef for less than GBP5 a meal; how lifestyle design principles can be suited to unpredictable economic times; and, the latest tools and tricks, as well as high-tech shortcuts, for living like a diplomat or millionaire without being either. Read more

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33 Strategies of War

Pdf Money 33 Strategies of War

Pdf:33 Strategies of War.33 Strategies of War is a comprehensive guide to the subtle social game of everyday life, informed by the most ingenious and effective military principles in war. It's the I-Ching of conflict, the contemporary companion to Sun Tzu's The Art of War, and is abundantly illustrated with examples from history, including the folly and genius of everyone from Napoleon to Margaret Thatcher, Hannibal to Ulysses S. Grant, movie moguls to samurai swordsmen.

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Law School for Everyone

Pdf Money Law School for Everyone

Pdf:Law School for Everyone.The skills lawyers wield in courtrooms across the country are the result of years of study. As much as we'd like to cultivate these same skills, the truth is that you cannot know how a lawyer thinks and works without studying the law itself. Now there's an easier way to get the same foundational knowledge as lawyers - without the enormous time and financial commitment. Over the span of 48 lectures, four experienced lawyers and teachers recreate key parts of the first-year law student experience, introducing you to main areas of law most every beginning student studies. You'll start with 12 lectures on litigation and legal practice that offer eye-opening answers to many questions about the art and craft of legislation. In the second 12 lectures, you'll learn how criminal law and procedure - an area of law dramatized by countless TV shows - really works. Additional lectures investigate the civic procedures courts follow to resolve disputes about substantive rights and examine broader questions any system of litigation must address. And 12 lectures are devoted entirely to the stranger-than-fiction topic of tort law. Enriched with famous cases from the annals of American law and powerful arguments by some of history's most successful lawyers, these lectures offer access to an often intimidating, surprisingly accessible, and civically important field.

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The Book on Investing In Real Estate with No (and Low) Money Down: Real Life Strategies for Investing in Real Estate Using Other People's Money

Pdf Money The Book on Investing In Real Estate with No (and Low) Money Down: Real Life Strategies for Investing in Real Estate Using Other People's Money

Pdf:The Book on Investing In Real Estate with No (and Low) Money Down: Real Life Strategies for Investing in Real Estate Using Other People's Money.Is Your Lack of Cash Holding You Back From Your Real Estate Dreams? Don't let the contents of your wallet define your future. Discover the real life strategies that smart investors are using in today's market to invest in real estate with creativity! In The Book on Investing in Real Estate with No (and Low) Money Down, active real estate investor and co-host of the BiggerPockets Podcast, Brandon Turner takes readers past the hype and dives into real life strategies that investors across the world are using to invest in real estate using creativity - instead of their own cash. In This Book, You'll Discover: The Truth About No Money Down Investing Investing with little to no money down is possible, but it's not about some step by step strategy. It's about a mindset. Numerous Strategies to Mix and Match Creative investing requires a creative mind, and this book will share numerous examples of creative deal-making. Attract Private Money, Lenders, and Partners There are millions of millionaires walking the streets. Discover the best way to attract them to you. The Ugly Side of Creative Investing Learn the downsides to all the strategies mentioned in this book, as well as tips for overcoming those problems. Get Started with No Money or Experience Looking for your first deal? Learn the best strategies for getting your feet wet without paying thousands! Wholesaling, Flipping, Rentals, and More! No matter what niche or strategy you plan to use to build your real estate empire, this book can help you proceed. Who is This Book For? The Book Investing in Real Estate with No (and Low) Money Down was written for anyone looking to get more mileage out of their real estate investment strategy.

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The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future

Pdf Money The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future

Pdf:The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future.In The $100 Startup, Chris Guillebeau tells you how to lead of life of adventure, meaning and purpose - and earn a good living. Still in his early 30s, Chris is on the verge of completing a tour of every country on earth - he's already visited more than 175 nations - and yet he's never held a "real job" or earned a regular paycheck. Rather, he has a special genius for turning ideas into income, and he uses what he earns both to support his life of adventure and to give back. There are many others like Chris - those who've found ways to opt out of traditional employment and create the time and income to pursue what they find meaningful. Sometimes, achieving that perfect blend of passion and income doesn't depend on shelving what you currently do. You can start small with your venture, committing little time or money, and wait to take the real plunge when you're sure it's successful. In preparing to write this book, Chris identified 1,500 individuals who have built businesses earning $50,000 or more from a modest investment (in many cases, $100 or less), and from that group he's chosen to focus on the 50 most intriguing case studies. In nearly all cases, people with no special skills discovered aspects of their personal passions that could be monetized, and were able to restructure their lives in ways that gave them greater freedom and fulfillment. Here, finally, distilled into one easy-to-use guide, are the most valuable lessons from those who've learned how to turn what they do into a gateway to self-fulfillment. It's all about finding the intersection between your "expertise" - even if you don't consider it such - and what other people will pay for. You don't need an MBA, a business plan or even employees. All you need is a product or service that springs from what you love to do anyway, people willing to pay, and a way to get paid. Not content to talk in generalities, Chris tells you exactly how many dollars his group of unexpected entrepreneurs required to get their projects up and running; what these individuals did in the first weeks and months to generate significant cash; some of the key mistakes they made along the way, and the crucial insights that made the business stick. Among Chris's key principles: if you're good at one thing, you're probably good at something else; never teach a man to fish - sell him the fish instead; and in the battle between planning and action, action wins. In ancient times, people who were dissatisfied with their lives dreamed of finding magic lamps, buried treasure, or streets paved with gold. Today, we know that it's up to us to change our lives. And the best part is, if we change our own life, we can help others change theirs. This remarkable book will start you on your way.

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Get Smart: How to Think and Act Like the Most Successful and Highest-Paid People in Every Field

Pdf Money Get Smart: How to Think and Act Like the Most Successful and Highest-Paid People in Every Field

Pdf:Get Smart: How to Think and Act Like the Most Successful and Highest-Paid People in Every Field.An accessible guide to training the brain to work effortlessly in your favor - from the international best-selling author of the productivity classic Eat That Frog. In business and in life, you must be smart to get ahead. As things shift and change quickly, you need to tap in to your brain - learn how to think smartly - in order to make sure that you maximize your opportunities. In Get Smart!, internationally acclaimed business guru, speaker, author, and productivity expert Brian Tracy has laid the groundwork on how to easily reconfigure your negative thinking patterns and habits and reprogram your brain to achieve its maximum potential. In this invaluable book, listeners will encounter: The latest brain research on how to think in order to get results Practical, easy-to-understand advice and immediately actionable steps and exercises How to train the brain to think correctly and help to create a brilliant future Tapping in to the power of positive thinking How to harness the true potential of the human mind And so much more Whether your goal is making more sales, coming up with better business plans, or simply finding ways to make extra money or have more residual income, this book will serve as your personal express elevator going straight to the top!

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Don't Sweat the Small Stuff . . . and It's All Small Stuff: Simple Ways to Keep the Little Things from Taking Over Your Life (Don't Sweat the Small Stuff Series)

Pdf Money Don't Sweat the Small Stuff . . . and It's All Small Stuff: Simple Ways to Keep the Little Things from Taking Over Your Life (Don't Sweat the Small Stuff Series)

Pdf:Don't Sweat the Small Stuff . . . and It's All Small Stuff: Simple Ways to Keep the Little Things from Taking Over Your Life (Don't Sweat the Small Stuff Series).Amazon.com Review Got a stress case in your life? Of course you do: 'Without question, many of us have mastered the neurotic art of spending much of our lives worrying about a variety of things all at once.' Carlson's cheerful book aims to make us stop and smell--if not roses--whatever is sitting in front of our noses. Don't Sweat the Small Stuff... offers 100 meditations designed to make you appreciate being alive, keep your emotions (especially anger and dissatisfaction) in proper perspective, and cherish other people as the unique miracles they are. It's an owner's manual of the heart, and if you follow the directions, you will be a happier, more harmonious person. Like Stairmasters, oat bran, and other things that are good for you, the meditations take discipline. Even so, some of the strategies are kind of fun: 'Imagine the people in your life as tiny infants and as 100-year-old adults.' The trouble is, once you start, it's hard to stop. Read more Review 'Over a decade of positive psychology research seems to validate what we learned twenty years ago from Don't Sweat the Small Stuff. . . . These wonderful books help break down and simplify how to achieve that happiness.'―Shawn Achor, bestselling author of The Happiness Advantage'After almost two decades since the original release of Don't Sweat the Small Stuff, Richard Carlson's insights on the meaning of life continue to be timeless. The book teaches us to focus on the 'now' and find balance by living through contentment.'―Deepak Chopra'Don't Sweat the Small Stuff has the power to change our individual and collective lives. I am deeply grateful to Dr. Richard Carlson and his beloved wife Kristine for their wisdom and compassion in bringing transformational practices and perspectives to millions of readers.'―Shauna Shapiro, author of The Art and Science of Mindfulness'Richard Carlson caused a revolution in all our thinking with his Don't Sweat the Small Stuff books. He was like a Zen master in disguise, taking almost an aw-shucks attitude toward shifting the culture.'―Marianne Williamson, New York Times bestselling author of A Return to Love Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Influencer Fast Track: From Zero to Influencer in the next 6 Months!: 10X Your Marketing & Branding for Coaches, Consultants, Professionals & Entrepreneurs

Pdf Money Influencer Fast Track: From Zero to Influencer in the next 6 Months!: 10X Your Marketing & Branding for Coaches, Consultants, Professionals & Entrepreneurs

Pdf:Influencer Fast Track: From Zero to Influencer in the next 6 Months!: 10X Your Marketing & Branding for Coaches, Consultants, Professionals & Entrepreneurs."Reading Gundi's book gives you the 'Kick in the Pants' motivation of a Tony Robbins event". - Frank Kelso, AuthorYOU = INFLUENCER!! - Have a passion project you want to share with world? - Something amazing you always wanted to do, but don't know how to reach an audience? Marketing feels like wondering in a strange, foreign land and you feel totally overwhelmed?Then let this little book walk you through SassyZenGirl's proven 7-STEP FORMULA to go from ZERO (followers) to INFLUENCER STATUS in just a few months!"Gundi is a phenomenal marketer and writer!" - Dave Chesson of KindlepreneurSound crazy?Well, it isn't actually IF you know how to leverage the many (mostly free) resources available to anyone using the internet today!It's not about pumping thousands of dollars into ads or wearing yourself out on social media without getting much traction.There are a number of simple strategies that can have a tremendous effect on growing your online presence and visibility that make even a 6-month time frame perfectly doable."Influencer" does not mean becoming world famous and making millions overnight. That would indeed be unlikely and fall under a classic get-rich-quick scheme, which this book is not!Quite the opposite! The strategies and hacks described in INFLUENCER FAST TRACK show you - in 7 simple steps - how to leverage the formidable marketing power of the internet, as well as major platforms, institutions, peers and influencers to grow quickly - while creating win-wins for everyone involved!No longer do you need to fight or worry about "competitors", but rather see others as opportunities to collaborate, leveraging each other's audiences and helping everyone grow.In the same vein, treat your customers and followers with respect and care. "The best Marketing Method ever: CARE!" - Gary VaynerchukEnjoy helping and providing awesome value. Find out how you can really help people, what they actually need. Build relationships and a brand that people love to identify with, instead of being salesy, sleazy and annoying.The "Goosebump" Factor!THAT is what this book will teach you. Growing a brand and following that makes a difference in the world, helps people - and - makes you good money, too, while growing your business! - Something you can be proud of and can't wait to get up to in the morning (aka STEP 1 "The Goosebump Factor").SassyZenGirl herself, aka 10-time #1 Bestselling Author and Entrepreneur Gundi Gabrielle, will show you in typical SassyFUN fashion how to get from A to Z:The Goosebump FactorThe Mucho Bling AssetThe Chill FactorHow to (non) pitch your StuffSubscribers on AutopilotPassive Income Bonanzaand finally how to:get yourself booked as a TV Guest Presenter, Keynote or TEDx Speakerget featured in major publications and podcastsattract your absolute Dream Clients on Autopilotif you are ready to share something AWEsome with the world...SCROLL UP and hit that BUY BUTTON and we'll see you on the inside..:)

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The One Hour Content Plan: The Solopreneur’s Guide to a Year’s Worth of Blog Post Ideas in 60 Minutes and Creating Content That Hooks and Sells

Pdf Money The One Hour Content Plan: The Solopreneur’s Guide to a Year’s Worth of Blog Post Ideas in 60 Minutes and Creating Content That Hooks and Sells

Pdf:The One Hour Content Plan: The Solopreneur’s Guide to a Year’s Worth of Blog Post Ideas in 60 Minutes and Creating Content That Hooks and Sells.Unlock Countless Content Ideas.  Sell Your Products And Services With Ease. Get Your Content to Work Harder For You.Does any of this sound like you?1. You NEVER know what to writeOn most days you struggle to come up with blog post ideas and haven’t planned in advance what your content is going to be about. You're always looking to fill a publishing queue.  2. You chase after content trendsYou go after what you think will make your post go viral or get more shares. There isn’t necessarily a thread in any of your content pieces.3. Your content doesn’t have a strong link to the products or services you offerYou’re not sure how to create content to promote your products or services. If you’re nodding yes to any of the above, The 1- Hour Content Plan will help you generate COUNTLESS ideas. To be exact, a full year’s worth of traffic building and sales boosting content ideas in 60 minutes or less. Here’s what’s packed in this how-to guide: Three core ways to INSTANTLY generate content ideas with ease. Ditch the content overwhelm and never ever struggle with what to write again. 5 types of content that will inch your subscriber towards becoming a buyer and sell your products and services with ease. (And why you need ALL five!) The fastest way to determine your BRAND VOICE so that you create content that fits you like a glove. No “whishy-washy” ideas. No guessing. 8 MUST-NOT neglect elements that either make or break your blog posts and how to optimize each of them. The trap that bloggers and solopreneurs fall into with producing content and how ways to HOOK more eyeballs on your content. Imagine for a minute how your blog and business would change if you NEVER run out of blog post ideas…You know exactly what to create, when and what results it’ll drive.Your offers (paid and free) become SEDUCTIVE magnets of YES! that readers cannot resist.Every single piece of content has a purpose in growing your blog and business, sells your products and services for you and builds your online presence…That’s the power of a content strategy and the promise behind the ‘One Hour Content Plan.’Intrigued yet?Then scroll to the top and click or tap "Buy Now".Get your content to work harder for you with the One Hour Content Plan!

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Girl, Stop Apologizing: A Shame-Free Plan for Embracing and Achieving Your Goals

Pdf Money Girl, Stop Apologizing: A Shame-Free Plan for Embracing and Achieving Your Goals

Pdf:Girl, Stop Apologizing: A Shame-Free Plan for Embracing and Achieving Your Goals.“I believe we can change the world. But first, we’ve got to stop living in fear of being judged for who we are.”Rachel Hollis has seen it too often: women not living into their full potential. They feel a tugging on their hearts for something more, but they’re afraid of embarrassment, of falling short of perfection, of not being enough.In Girl, Stop Apologizing, #1 New York Times bestselling author and founder of a multimillion-dollar media company, Rachel Hollis sounds a wake-up call. She knows that many women have been taught to define themselves in light of other people—whether as wife, mother, daughter, or employee—instead of learning how to own who they are and what they want. With a challenge to women everywhere to stop talking themselves out of their dreams, Hollis identifies the excuses to let go of, the behaviors to adopt, and the skills to acquire on the path to growth, confidence, and believing in yourself. 

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Chillpreneur: The New Rules for Creating Success, Freedom, and Abundance on Your Terms

Pdf Money Chillpreneur: The New Rules for Creating Success, Freedom, and Abundance on Your Terms

Pdf:Chillpreneur: The New Rules for Creating Success, Freedom, and Abundance on Your Terms.Denise Duffield-Thomas made herself a millionaire by helping women realize that they could manifest anything they dreamed of if they took consistent action. In Chillpreneur, she's teaching women how to align their goals with the universe and earn six figures (or more!) without losing their minds. In this audiobook, listeners will learn how to:Find their true calling instead of jumping on the first "good idea" that comes alongHarness the power of caring to become a successful (and happy) entrepreneurQuit procrastinating and get shit doneLet go of the guilt they have around money and accept that they deserve to be kickass, successful entrepreneurs  Through exercises and real-life stories, Denise tells us how to avoid making the (many) mistakes she and other women have made, how to boost our confidence and smash through money blocks, and start making those business dreams a reality. This audiobook is full of practical advice about taxes, pricing, converting and making it to the top - and it's laugh-out-loud funny.

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Get Over Your Damn Self: The No-BS Blueprint to Building a Life-Changing Business

Pdf Money Get Over Your Damn Self: The No-BS Blueprint to Building a Life-Changing Business

Pdf:Get Over Your Damn Self: The No-BS Blueprint to Building a Life-Changing Business.About the Author Romi Neustadt is a former corporate chick (first a lawyer, then a PR executive) who traded in the billable hour for more time and financial freedom through network marketing. She built a 7-figure business in less than three years that's allowed her and her doctor husband John to design the life they really wanted. She loves unlocking the potential in others so they, too, can choose how they live, work, parent and play. Romi lives in San Diego with John and their two proudest achievements, Nate and Bebe. Read more

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Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges

Pdf Money Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges

Pdf:Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges.Have you ever left a nerve-racking challenge and immediately wished for a do over? Maybe after a job interview, a performance, or a difficult conversation? The very moments that require us to be genuine and commanding can instead cause us to feel phony and powerless. Too often we approach our lives' biggest hurdles with dread, execute them with anxiety, and leave them with regret. By accessing our personal power, we can achieve "presence", the state in which we stop worrying about the impression we're making on others and instead adjust the impression we've been making on ourselves. As Harvard professor Amy Cuddy's revolutionary book reveals, we don't need to embark on a grand spiritual quest or complete an inner transformation to harness the power of presence. Instead, we need to nudge ourselves, moment by moment, by tweaking our body language, behavior, and mind-set in our day-to-day lives. Amy Cuddy has galvanized tens of millions of viewers around the world with her TED talk about "power poses". Now she presents the enthralling science underlying these and many other fascinating body-mind effects, and teaches us how to use simple techniques to liberate ourselves from fear in high-pressure moments, perform at our best, and connect with and empower others to do the same. Brilliantly researched, impassioned, and accessible, Presence is filled with stories of individuals who learned how to flourish during the stressful moments that once terrified them. Every listener will learn how to approach their biggest challenges with confidence instead of dread, and to leave them with satisfaction instead of regret.

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Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges

Pdf Money Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges

Pdf:Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges.Review New York Times bestsellerWall Street Journal bestsellerUSA Today bestsellerPublishers Weekly bestsellerAmazon 'Best Books of December' pick and December spotlightAmazon Canada 'Best Books of December'AARP Editor's Pick and a 'Top Ten Books of 2015'Forbes '15 Best Business Books of 2015' Business Insider '20 Best Business Books of 2015'Business Insider '20 of the Best Books by the Most Influential Thinkers in Business'Washington Post '12 Leadership Books to Watch for in 2015' Inc. #1 pick for '12 New Business Books for the Perfect Gift'People 'Book of the Week'BusinessMirror '10 Books to Look for in Early 2016'Bustle '10 Books That'll Inspire You to Make the World a Better Place in 2016'Irish Independent 'The 6 Best Motivational Reads for 2016'Shortlisted for the Thinkers50 Leadership Award (UK)World Economic Forum #1 pick for 'Books on Leadership to Read This Holiday''Cuddy brings an abundance of humility and charm to the page. Her presence itself--her openhearted desire to help the insecure and the uneasy in this age of anxiety--shines through. PRESENCE feels at once concrete and inspiring, simple but ambitious--above all, truly powerful.'―Heather Havrilesky, front page New York Times Book Review'Amy Cuddy's must-read new book...is a triple threat: enjoyable, fascinating, and a brightly packaged New Year's resolution....There's a lot more to the body-mind connection, and that's what PRESENCE lays out so well.―Lane Florsheim, Marie Claire'A must-read for anyone looking to achieve their personal best.'―Kim Hubbard, People (Book of the Week)'Amy Cuddy fuses the rigor of a researcher befitting one of the world's finest universities with the raw empathic insight that springs from uncommonly trying personal experience.'―Maria Popova, Brainpickings'A treatise on presence.'―Forbes'Filled with stories about achieving greater mindfulness, successfully coping with stress, and being present to our immediate moments, PRESENCE will help you direct all your competing energies more effectively. The first step in any great journey of change is into the self, after all.'―Bustle'Want to enjoy a more confident 2016? Consider power posing. This transformative self-help tome explains how assuming the Wonder Woman stance before a big interview sends an empowering message to your mind.'―Deirdre Donahue, AARP'...Cuddy is endearingly normal. And her new book, PRESENCE, is as entertaining as it is scientific.'―Associated Press/The National (UAE)'Amy Cuddy is the high priestess of self-confidence for the self-doubting. In PRESENCE, she uses her warmth, empathy, and laser-sharp intelligence to decode the mysteries of presence under social pressure. A must-read for--well, for everyone.'―Susan Cain, co-founder of Quiet Revolution and author of Quiet Read more About the Author Amy Cuddy is a Harvard Business School professor and social psychologist who studies how nonverbal behavior and snap judgments influence people. Her research has been published in top academic journals and covered by NPR, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Wired, Fast Company, and more. Cuddy has been named a Game Changer by TIME, a Rising Star by the Association for Psychological Science, one of 50 Women Who Are Changing the World by Business Insider, and a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. Her 2012 Ted Talk is the second most-viewed talk in TED's history. Read more

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The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance---What Women Should Know

Pdf Money The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance---What Women Should Know

Pdf:The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance---What Women Should Know.Review “The Confidence Code belongs in the bagof every woman in America. It combines groundbreaking scientific research and firsthand accounts from the world’s most powerful woman.” (Joanna Coles, Editor-in-Chief, Cosmopolitan)“How do we make the most of our talents, skills, and interests? This book demonstrates that it’s not enough to know what we’re doing; our confidence is a key factor in our success. Fascinating reading for every woman who wants to take her life to the next level.” (Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project)“All too often, even the most successful women have indicated that their confidence is fleeting or domain-specific. The gifted authors who were behind Womenomics prove that can change. Discover how you can specifically develop that enduring sense of self-assurance in this remarkable book.” (Marshall Goldsmith, author of the international bestseller What Got You Here Won't Get You There)“Kay and Shipman shine a perceptive light on the crucial role that confidence plays in the ability of women to succeed. They offer women practical advice and the vision of a more hopeful future.” (Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, and author of Lean In)“Kay and Shipman provide a great blueprint for raising daughters….All of this research, as well as the authors’ own recounting of experiences with doubt in their professional lives, effectively builds into a comprehensive set of ingredients for the confident woman.” (Publishers Weekly)“An insightful look at how internalizing cultural stereotypes can hold women back from competing with men.” (Kirkus Reviews)“[Kay and Shipman] have written an enlightening, fascinating book that explains the relationship between confidence, resilience, risk and reward….This book can definitely help you learn to boost your confidence.” (Success)“[Kay and Shipman dive] into tons of fascinating research and stats that are worth reading…[b]ut most importantly, the book provides some seriously actionable advice from some of the most successful women in the world (authors included).” (Self.com) Read more About the Author Katty Kay is the anchor of BBC World News America, based in Washington, DC. She is also a frequent contributor to Meet the Press and Morning Joe and a regular guest host for The Diane Rehm Show on NPR. She’s the author, along with Claire Shipman, of two New York Times bestsellers, Womenomics: Work Less, Achieve More, Live Better and The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance—What Women Should Know. In addition to her work on women’s issues, Katty has covered the Clinton administration sex scandal, four presidential elections, and the wars in Kosovo, Afghanistan, and Iraq. She was at the Pentagon just twenty minutes after a hijacked plane flew into the building on 9/11—one of her most vivid journalistic memories is of interviewing soldiers still visibly shaking from the attack. Katty grew up all over the Middle East, where her father was posted as a British diplomat. She studied modern languages at Oxford and is a fluent French and Italian speaker with some “rusty Japanese.” Katty juggles her journalism with raising four children with her husband, a consultant. Visit Katty online at www.theconfidencecode.com. Read more

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Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office: Unconscious Mistakes Women Make That Sabotage Their Careers (A NICE GIRLS Book)

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Pdf:Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office: Unconscious Mistakes Women Make That Sabotage Their Careers (A NICE GIRLS Book).Review 'Want to know why some women's careers take off like rockets, while others' sputter (or even crash)? Hint: It's not about 'leaning in' versus dropping out. This brilliant book is packed with more than 100 mistakes women make at work and the practical ways to stop doing the things that really hold them back. I wish I'd written it.' -Anne Fisher, 'Ask Annie' careers and workplace columnist, CNNmoney.com/Fortune.com'Every page of this book is filled with something you or one of your friends do every day...A simple, quick guide to presenting ourselves as the strong and bold women we are.' --Gail Evans, author of She Wins, You Win and Play Like a Man, Win Like a Woman Read more About the Author Lois P. Frankel, Ph.D., is the President of Corporate Coaching International. She is a sought-after speaker. Her websites are www.drloisfrankel.com; www.gr8speakers.com; and www.corporatecoachingintl.com Read more

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Business Boutique: A Woman's Guide for Making Money Doing What She Loves

Pdf Money Business Boutique: A Woman's Guide for Making Money Doing What She Loves

Pdf:Business Boutique: A Woman's Guide for Making Money Doing What She Loves.From the Author I want to help women like me, women like my mom, and women like you. It’s a powerful thing to see women step into their God-given gifts. We are creating a movement of women making money doing what they love. And the best part is that this is just the beginning! Read more About the Author Both entertaining and inspiring, Christy Wright is a Certified Business Coach and Ramsey Personality who presents messages that educate and give hope to audiences nationwide. As the creator of Business Boutique and through her podcast and sellout live events, Wright has equipped thousands of women to successfully run and grow a business so they can make money doing what they love. Wright joined Ramsey Solutions in 2009 and has educated and entertained audiences across the country at women’s conferences, national business conferences, and Fortune 500 companies. Wright uses her experience as an entrepreneur and leader to connect with women and give them practical advice and solutions for their personal and professional development. She has touched the lives of many with her inspiring and thought-provoking messages on topics including life balance, leadership and goal setting. Wright holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Tennessee. She and her husband, Matt, live in Brentwood, Tennessee, with their sons, Carter and Conley. Her new book, Business Boutique, releases April 2017. You can follow Wright on Twitter and Instagram @ChristyBWright and online at christywright.com or facebook.com/OfficialChristyWright. Read more

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Girl Code: Unlocking the Secrets to Success, Sanity, and Happiness for the Female Entrepreneur

Pdf Money Girl Code: Unlocking the Secrets to Success, Sanity, and Happiness for the Female Entrepreneur

Pdf:Girl Code: Unlocking the Secrets to Success, Sanity, and Happiness for the Female Entrepreneur.Review Named one of 'The 9 Books Every Female Entrepreneur Should Read' by Inc. Magazine Read more About the Author Cara Alwill Leyba is an author, speaker, and master life coach who encourages women to celebrate themselves and make their happiness a priority. Her popular blog, The Champagne Diet, has been featured in Glamour, Marie Claire, Shape, Cosmopolitan, and others. Cara's chic and stylish approach to self-help has attracted women all around the world to attend her workshops, read her books, tune into her podcast, Style Your Mind, and follow her on social media. She lives in Brooklyn, NY. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance - What Women Should Know

Pdf Money The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance - What Women Should Know

Pdf:The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance - What Women Should Know.Following the success of Lean In and Why Women Should Rule the World, the authors of the best-selling Womenomics provide an informative and practical guide to understanding the importance of confidence - and learning how to achieve it - for women of all ages and at all stages of their career. Working women today are better educated and more well-qualified than ever before. Yet men still predominate in the corporate world. In The Confidence Code, Claire Shipman and Katty Kay argue that the key reason is confidence. Combining cutting-edge research in genetics, gender, behavior, and cognition - with examples from their own lives and those of other successful women in politics, media, and business - Kay and Shipman go beyond admonishing women to "lean in". Instead, they offer the inspiration and practical advice women need to close the gap and achieve the careers they want and deserve. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio.

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How Women Rise

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Pdf:How Women Rise.Ready to take the next step in your career...but not sure what's holding you back? Read on. Leadership expert Sally Helgesen and best-selling leadership coach Marshall Goldsmith have trained thousands of high achievers - men and women - to reach even greater heights. Again and again, they see that women face specific and different road blocks from men as they advance in the workplace. In fact, the very habits that helped women early in their careers can hinder them as they move up. Simply put, what got you here won't get you there...and you might not even realize your blind spots until it's too late. Are you great with the details? To rise, you need to do less and delegate more. Are you a team player? To advance, you need to take credit as easily as you share it. Are you a star networker? Leaders know a network is no good unless you know how to use it. Sally and Marshall identify the 12 habits that hold women back as they seek to advance, showing them why what worked for them in the past might actually be sabotaging their future success. Building on Marshall's classic best seller What Got You Here Won't Get You There, their new book, How Women Rise, is essential listening for any woman who is ready to advance to the next level.

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Business Boutique: A Woman's Guide for Making Money Doing What She Loves

Pdf Money Business Boutique: A Woman's Guide for Making Money Doing What She Loves

Pdf:Business Boutique: A Woman's Guide for Making Money Doing What She Loves.There is a movement of women stepping into their God-given gifts to make money doing what they love. If you're ready to join them, this is your handbook that will take the ideas in your head and the dream in your heart and turn them into action. Help you create a step-by-step, customized plan to start and grow your business Show you how to manage your time so you can have a business - and life - that you love Explain overwhelming business stuff like pricing, taxes, and budgeting in simple terms Teach you how to use marketing to reach the right people in the right way

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Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges

Pdf Money Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges

Pdf:Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges.New York Times bestsellerWall Street Journal bestseller USA Today bestseller Publishers Weekly bestseller Forbes "15 Best Business Books of the Year"People "Book of the Week"AARP Editor's Pick Translated into 34 languages and counting"Presence feels at once concrete and inspiring, simple but ambitious--above all, truly powerful." -- New York Times Book Review Have you ever left a nerve-racking challenge and immediately wished for a do over? Maybe after a job interview, a performance, or a difficult conversation? The very moments that require us to be genuine and commanding can instead cause us to feel phony and powerless. Too often we approach our lives' biggest hurdles with dread, execute them with anxiety, and leave them with regret. By accessing our personal power, we can achieve "presence," the state in which we stop worrying about the impression we're making on others and instead adjust the impression we've been making on ourselves. As Harvard professor Amy Cuddy's revolutionary book reveals, we don't need to embark on a grand spiritual quest or complete an inner transformation to harness the power of presence. Instead, we need to nudge ourselves, moment by moment, by tweaking our body language, behavior, and mind-set in our day-to-day lives. Amy Cuddy has galvanized tens of millions of viewers around the world with her TED talk about "power poses." Now she presents the enthralling science underlying these and many other fascinating body-mind effects, and teaches us how to use simple techniques to liberate ourselves from fear in high-pressure moments, perform at our best, and connect with and empower others to do the same.Brilliantly researched, impassioned, and accessible, Presence is filled with stories of individuals who learned how to flourish during the stressful moments that once terrified them. Every reader will learn how to approach their biggest challenges with confidence instead of dread, and to leave them with satisfaction instead of regret.

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Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office: Unconscious Mistakes Women Make That Sabotage Their Careers (A Nice Girls Book)

Pdf Money Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office: Unconscious Mistakes Women Make That Sabotage Their Careers (A Nice Girls Book)

Pdf:Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office: Unconscious Mistakes Women Make That Sabotage Their Careers (A Nice Girls Book).The New York Times bestseller, which for 10 years has been a must-have for women in business, is now completely revised and updated. In this new edition, internationally recognized executive coach Lois P. Frankel reveals a distinctive set of behaviors-over 130 in all-that women learn in girlhood that ultimately sabotage them as adults. She teaches you how to eliminate these unconscious mistakes that could be holding you back and offers invaluable coaching tips that can easily be incorporated into your social and business skills. The results for hundreds of thousands of women have been career opportunities they never thought possible - at every stage of their career, from entry-level to the corner office! Stop making "nice girl" errors that can become career pitfalls, such as: Mistake #13: Avoiding office politics. If you don't play the game, you can't possibly win. Mistake #21: Multi-tasking. Just because you can do something, doesn't mean you should do it. Mistake #54: Failure to negotiate. Don't equate negotiation with confrontation. Mistake #70: Inappropriate use of social media. Once it's out there, it's hard to put the toothpaste back in the tube. Mistake #82: Asking permission. Children, not adults, ask for approval. Be direct, be confident. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying referenc4e material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio.

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Authentic Dave Ramsey Replacement Refill Sheets

Pdf Money Authentic Dave Ramsey Replacement Refill Sheets

Pdf:Authentic Dave Ramsey Replacement Refill Sheets.About the Author Dave Ramsey is America's trusted voice on money and business. He's authored five New York Times best-selling books: Financial Peace, More Than Enough, The Total Money Makeover, EntreLeadership and Smart Money Smart Kids. And check out his new products: Financial Peace Junior and Junior's Adventures Storytime Book Set! 'The Dave Ramsey Show' is heard by more than 12 million listeners each week on more than 575 radio stations, 'The Dave Ramsey Show' channel on iHeartRadio, and a 24-hour online streaming video channel. Ramsey Solutions offers a suite of products and services to help people get control of their finances and other aspects of their lives. Follow Ramsey on Twitter at @DaveRamsey and on the web at daveramsey.com. Read more

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Chillpreneur: The New Rules for Creating Success, Freedom, and Abundance on Your Terms

Pdf Money Chillpreneur: The New Rules for Creating Success, Freedom, and Abundance on Your Terms

Pdf:Chillpreneur: The New Rules for Creating Success, Freedom, and Abundance on Your Terms.About the Author Denise Duffield-Thomas is a lazy self-made millionaire and unbusy mother of three children. Her best-selling books give a fresh and funny road map to creating an outrageously successful life and business. As a money mindset mentor, Denise helps women release their fear of money, set premium prices for their services, and take back control over their finances. She is an award-winning speaker, author, and entrepreneur who helps women transform their Economy-Class mindset into a First-Class life. Denise lives with her family by the beach in sunny Australia. Read more

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Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges

Pdf Money Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges

Pdf:Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges.Amazon.com Review Madonna isn’t the only person famous for telling people to strike a (power) pose. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy advocates for the same in a book that expounds on the ideas set forth in her popular 2012 TED Talk, “Your Body Shapes Who You Are.” It may sound silly, but assuming the assured body language of Wonder Woman, or that “Man Spreader” on the bus, can literally change your body chemistry and make you feel more confident in anxiety-inducing situations. I must admit I was a bit dubious when I first heard about this, but Cuddy’s Presence offers up sound science to back up her claims, and, well I tried it. Even sans the Lasso of Truth, I was less nervous about a public speaking engagement after taking Cuddy’s advice, and was therefore more successful at that endeavor. Translate this to a first date, a job interview, even those prickly conversations you hesitate to have with loved ones…and you’re conjuring self-confidence at the times you need it most. This is something that hits home for Cuddy, who overcame a traumatic brain injury to become a respected professor and researcher at the Harvard Business School, a feat she once thought inconceivable. Learning about the tenuous time in her life when she was paralyzed with doubts about her intellectual capacity, about how successful she could be in life, lends Presence a certain emotional center you don’t find in many books of its type. –Erin Kodicek Read more Review New York Times bestsellerWall Street Journal bestsellerUSA Today bestsellerPublishers Weekly bestsellerAmazon 'Best Books of December' pick and December spotlightAmazon Canada 'Best Books of December'AARP Editor's Pick and a 'Top Ten Books of 2015'Forbes '15 Best Business Books of 2015' Business Insider '20 Best Business Books of 2015'Business Insider '20 of the Best Books by the Most Influential Thinkers in Business'Washington Post '12 Leadership Books to Watch for in 2015' Inc. #1 pick for '12 New Business Books for the Perfect Gift'People 'Book of the Week'BusinessMirror '10 Books to Look for in Early 2016'Bustle '10 Books That'll Inspire You to Make the World a Better Place in 2016'Irish Independent 'The 6 Best Motivational Reads for 2016'Shortlisted for the Thinkers50 Leadership Award (UK)World Economic Forum #1 pick for 'Books on Leadership to Read This Holiday''Cuddy brings an abundance of humility and charm to the page. Her presence itself--her openhearted desire to help the insecure and the uneasy in this age of anxiety--shines through. PRESENCE feels at once concrete and inspiring, simple but ambitious--above all, truly powerful.'―Heather Havrilesky, front page New York Times Book Review'Amy Cuddy's must-read new book...is a triple threat: enjoyable, fascinating, and a brightly packaged New Year's resolution....There's a lot more to the body-mind connection, and that's what PRESENCE lays out so well.―Lane Florsheim, Marie Claire'A must-read for anyone looking to achieve their personal best.'―Kim Hubbard, People (Book of the Week)'Amy Cuddy fuses the rigor of a researcher befitting one of the world's finest universities with the raw empathic insight that springs from uncommonly trying personal experience.'―Maria Popova, Brainpickings'A treatise on presence.'―Forbes'Filled with stories about achieving greater mindfulness, successfully coping with stress, and being present to our immediate moments, PRESENCE will help you direct all your competing energies more effectively. The first step in any great journey of change is into the self, after all.'―Bustle'Want to enjoy a more confident 2016? Consider power posing. This transformative self-help tome explains how assuming the Wonder Woman stance before a big interview sends an empowering message to your mind.'―Deirdre Donahue, AARP'...Cuddy is endearingly normal. And her new book, PRESENCE, is as entertaining as it is scientific.'―Associated Press/The National (UAE)'Amy Cuddy is the high priestess of self-confidence for the self-doubting. In PRESENCE, she uses her warmth, empathy, and laser-sharp intelligence to decode the mysteries of presence under social pressure. A must-read for--well, for everyone.'―Susan Cain, co-founder of Quiet Revolution and author of Quiet Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Disrupt-Her: A Manifesto for the Modern Woman

Pdf Money Disrupt-Her: A Manifesto for the Modern Woman

Pdf:Disrupt-Her: A Manifesto for the Modern Woman.Review “In Disrupt-Her, Miki Agrawal invites all us humans to reexamine the beliefs and behaviors that keep us from living a fully expressed and authentic life. If you have ever wondered how to break free of group think and be who you are, read this book. In a world where more of us need to live in a way that adds to goodness, creativity, and innovation, this book is your guide.”— Mark Hyman, M.D., #1 New York Times best-selling author of Food: What the Heck Should I Eat? and director, Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine“Any time a woman says to a system that doesn’t work for her, for her children, for any species or for the planet, No, no way, not gonna, I’ve had it—that way of doing things doesn’t work for me so don’t even think about asking me, I say, ‘You go girl!’ So to Miki Agrawal: ‘You go girl, and please keep going!’”— Marianne Williamson, #1 New York Times best-selling author of A Return to Love“An important book written at an important time, Disrupt-Her forces us to question all that is not serving us in our own life and in the greater society. A must-read!”— John Mackey, co-founder and CEO of Whole Foods Market and author of Conscious Capitalism and The Whole Foods Diet“I needed to read this. I needed these exact words after a year of feeling like a victim and a blamer who can’t change her life or circumstances. This miracle of writing . . . is a fucking game changer.”— Stacy London, editor, activist, stylist, and former co-host of What Not to Wear“This book is actually a manifesto meant for anyone who is bumping up against the edges of the typical societal mold and wondering if there’s more to life. Miki shows us that if we run toward our authentic selves, indeed, there is.”— Sophia Bush, actress and activist“If you want to flip the bird at the Patriarchy and outdated preconceptions, and then shift into your own power, read this book.”— Ricki Lake, filmmaker and co-creator of The Business of Being Born and Weed the People“This book shifts our perspective and acts as a forcing function to question what changes we need to make in each of our lives, and how to best act with a sense of urgency.”— Harley Finkelstein, COO of Shopify and Dragon from Dragons’ Den“Miki’s book Disrupt-Her is a one-of-a-kind manifesto that takes you by the hand, energetically pulls you away from societal preconceptions, and pushes you toward a life and world of possibility and abundance where you will shout, ‘YES!! I CAN DO ANYTHING!’ Miki lived through all the ups and downs of being a Disrupt-her and emerges with this book and perspective of life that is vulnerable, POWERFUL and contagious. She was born to write this book. Get it and it will change your life.”— Radha Agrawal, founder and CEO of Daybreaker.com and author of Belong“Disrupt-Her is a book that will upgrade your mental conditioning and help you rethink your life from top to bottom.”— Jim Kwik, celebrity brain coach and founder, Kwik Learning“Disrupt-Her helps you rethink your belief systems, challenge your societal conditioning, and provide tools to live exactly the way you want. It will allow you to create new, up-leveling possibilities for yourself in a fun, engaging, story-driven and research-driven way. Read this book and watch your life shift for the better.”— Jack Canfield, co-author of Chicken Soup for the Soul and The Success Principles Read more About the Author As co-founder and former CEO of THINX and founder of TUSHY and WILD, Miki Agrawal has built companies that generate several tens of millions in revenue and give back to communities, whether helping 10,000 families gain access to clean sanitation or sending 70,000 girls in Uganda to school. Under Miki's leadership, THINX was named one of Fast Company's World's Most Innovative Companies of 2017 and one of Time magazine's 25 Best New Inventions of 2015.Miki is also the author of the New York Times bestseller Do Cool Sh*t; an identical twin and Irish triplet; the daughter of a Japanese mom and an Indian dad; an OG French-Canadian; a Wall Street dropout; a former professional soccer player; a Cornell graduate; and a proud new mama. Read more

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The Magic of Tiny Business: You Don’t Have to Go Big to Make a Great Living

Pdf Money The Magic of Tiny Business: You Don’t Have to Go Big to Make a Great Living

Pdf:The Magic of Tiny Business: You Don’t Have to Go Big to Make a Great Living.“This is a powerful book—tiny is mighty. Sharon Rowe's simple shift in thinking is a profound idea, precisely what we need to hear.”—Seth Godin, author of LinchpinToo many of us feel trapped by work that keeps us from living our purpose. We fantasize about starting our own business, yet we're warned against falling into debt, working eighty hours a week, and coping with the pressure to grow. Eco-Bags Products founder Sharon Rowe says there's another way: go tiny. Like a tiny house, a tiny business is built on maintaining a laser focus on what is essential by living an intentional life. As an entrepreneur and mother, Rowe is most concerned with putting family first, maintaining financial security, and doing something that makes an impact in the world. Using the success story of Eco-Bags Products, Rowe distills the step-by-step process of building a profitable, right-scaled, sustainable venture that doesn't compromise your values. She shows you how to test your concept, manage your money and priorities, and more, while staying true to the "tiny" ethos.

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#GIRLBOSS

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Pdf:#GIRLBOSS.Review 'Rather than present a get-rich-quick manual or a list of business tips, Amoruso teaches the innovative and entrepreneurial among us to play to our strengths, learn from our mistakes, and know when to break a few of the traditional rules.' —Vanity Fair 'A witty and cleverly told account . . . It’s this kind of honest advice, plus the humorous ups and downs of her rise in online retail, that make the book so appealing.' —Los Angeles Times '#GIRLBOSS is more than a book . . . #GIRLBOSS is a movement.' —Lena Dunham Read more About the Author Sophia Amoruso is the Founder of Nasty Gal and the Founder and CEO of Girlboss. A creative visionary, modern-day entrepreneur, and fashion doyenne, Sophia has become one of the most prominent figures in retail and a cultural icon for a generation of women seeking ownership of their careers and futures. Her other books are The Girlboss Workbook and Nasty Galaxy. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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How Women Rise: Break the 12 Habits Holding You Back from Your Next Raise, Promotion, or Job

Pdf Money How Women Rise: Break the 12 Habits Holding You Back from Your Next Raise, Promotion, or Job

Pdf:How Women Rise: Break the 12 Habits Holding You Back from Your Next Raise, Promotion, or Job.Review 'Sally and Marshall give new meaning to the term 'dream team.' Together they have produced a masterpiece, an over-the-moon but magnificently down-to-earth leadership book for the ages.'―Tom Peters, bestselling author of In Search of Excellence: Lessons from America's Best-Run Companies'A myth-busting 'how to' for the next generation of women leaders, and those who want to see them succeed. These ideas will transform our workplaces, our careers, and our lives.'―Rita McGrath, professor at Columbia Business School and a Thinkers50 Top Ten Business Thinker'Women suffer from gender bias and when they rise further, also from the general difficulties of leadership. When women approach the top of organizations, they can also bring their own strengths that may unfairly be seen as weaknesses. Sally Helgesen's expertise and Marshall Goldsmith's wisdom bring these insights to light, so that women and men and can do better together at reaching their goals for us all to move forward. This is a powerful and timely book.'―Dr. Anthony Marx, President, New York Public Library'Women leaders will be driving forces in twenty-first century organizations. Practically and persuasively, Sally Helgesen and Marshall Goldsmith map out how this can and must happen.'―Stuart Crainer and Des Dearlove, Founders of Thinkers50'How Women Rise is a great read for any woman who wants to identify self-defeating behaviors that are holding her back, gain insight into why she engages in those behaviors, and develop skills to confidently achieve her goals.'―Lois P. Frankel, Ph.D., author of Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office and See Jane Lead'The most powerful thing you can do for your career is to change what's in your control. Together, Marshall and Sally help women understand what they can change about their own behavior today to make greater contributions tomorrow. How Women Rise is a how-to guide for any woman seeking her next success.'―Deanna Mulligan, CEO, Guardian Life'Many of the behaviors most prized in women socially are exactly the same behaviors that hold them back professionally. That paradox provokes huge amounts of conflict, anger, pain and frustration at work. But Sally and Marshall are here to help: identifying how and when to reconcile competing demands and motivators, without losing their identity, professionalism or power.'―Margaret Heffernan, CEO and author of Willful Blindness'Pick up this book. Scan the 12 habits. Circle the top three that make you say 'that's me!' Read those chapters, commit to one of the suggestions, and you're on your way. The authors know their material!'―Beverly Kaye, founder of Career Systems International and co-author of Love 'Em or Lose 'Em: Getting Good People to Stay'Women who seek to rise, take note! This is your essential go-to guide. Also highly recommended for men who work with, for, or around women.'―Liz Smith, CEO, Bloomin' Brands'This is a must read for women aiming to get to the next level in their careers. It gives insights into challenges and practical tools to address them.'―Michelle R. Clayman, Founder and Chief Investment Officer, New Amsterdam Partners and Chair, Advisory Council, of the Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford University Read more About the Author Sally Helgesen's work is widely regarded as the gold standard when it comes to women's leadership. Since the publication of The Female Advantage in 1990 (still in print), she has written five more books in the field and speaks to audiences all around the world about these issues. Clients have included Microsoft, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, Prudential Financial, Pfizer, Textron, Hewlett Packard, The World Bank, and dozens more. She has led seminars at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Smith College, and her work has been featured in Fortune, The New York Times, Fast Company, and Business Week. She lives in Chatham, New York.Marshall Goldsmith is America's preeminent executive coach. Marshall's What Got You Here and Triggers are both ranked by Amazon in the Top 100 Best Books of all time in the leadership and success category. What Got You Here, Triggers, and MOJO were all The New York Times best-sellers and Triggers hit #1 on The Wall Street Journal's best-seller list and was chosen by Amazon as the Best Business Book of the year when it was published in 2015. What Got You Here won the Harold Longman Award for the Best Business Book of the year. Read more

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Invested: How Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger Taught Me to Master My Mind, My Emotions, and My Money (with a Little Help from My Dad)

Pdf Money Invested: How Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger Taught Me to Master My Mind, My Emotions, and My Money (with a Little Help from My Dad)

Pdf:Invested: How Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger Taught Me to Master My Mind, My Emotions, and My Money (with a Little Help from My Dad).Review “This is a warm, wonderful book that shows how a father and daughter can connect at a deeper level, on both a personal and a financial level, enriching them both for the years ahead.” (Brian Tracy, bestselling author of Eat That Frog!: 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time)“Stunning! Invested is the only book that seriously addresses how inner health becomes outer wealth with straightforward steps to financial freedom. Anyone who wants an all-around better life should read this book.” (JJ Virgin, bestselling author of The Virgin Diet)“Invested makes complex ideas about stocks and markets make sense to anyone! Get ready to level-up your knowledge of active investing from any starting point.” (Amanda Steinberg, founder of DailyWorth and author of Worth It: Your Life, Your Money, Your Terms)“Fear holds most people back from real wealth. This book addresses head-on being afraid of the stock market and being afraid of not knowing enough. For everyone who knows they need to do something with their money but doesn’t know what, this is the book for you.” (John Assaraf, star of The Secret, founder of myNeuroGym.com, and author of Having It All)“In Invested, Danielle Town shows how she learned to overcome her anxieties about money to take control of her own happiness. A terrifically informative and thoughtful book.” (GRETCHEN RUBIN, bestselling author of The Happiness Project and The Four Tendencies) Read more From the Back Cover Transform your fear of money. Discover financial freedom. And invest in your values and yourself along the way.When she was growing up, Danielle Town never liked the words finance, stocks, or portfolio. The daughter of the successful investor and bestselling financial author of Rule #1, Phil Town, she spent most of her adult life avoiding investing—until she found herself stuck in an all-consuming legal career where she felt both her money and her life were out of control. Determined to regain her financial freedom and put her money to work in a socially responsible way, Danielle asked her father to help her take charge of her future by teaching her Warren Buffett–style value investing. What began as a series of conversations between them eventually turned into a yearlong investing plan and the hit personal-finance podcast InvestED. Over the course of that year, Danielle went from being an extremely reluctant investor to knowing exactly how and when to invest in wonderful companies, with a little—okay, a lot—of advice and help from her dad. In Invested, Danielle tells the entertaining and educational story behind her personal life-changing journey to financial freedom. She lays out the twelve-month plan that she developed with her father, creator of the successful “Rule #1 Investing” method, to practice step-by-step the principles of value investing handed down from the wisdom of value-investment legends Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger, and she shows how those principles will reshape your finances and your relationship to money. With regular conversations and guidance from her financial-guru father, Danielle comes to understand that, despite her fears, investing to create wealth isn’t about risking money, it’s about not losing it. Avoiding overly complicated math and obscure financial models, she turns her father’s deep investing knowledge into her own successful investing practice and, in the process, masters the difficult emotions many of us have about money and the stock market. Capturing how our feelings about money in the present often interfere with having a more prosperous future, Invested makes the complex world of investing simple, straightforward, and approachable, and will help you gain confidence and strategies to formulate your own plan for financial freedom—and put your money where your values are. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Chillpreneur: The New Rules for Creating Success, Freedom, and Abundance on Your Terms

Pdf Money Chillpreneur: The New Rules for Creating Success, Freedom, and Abundance on Your Terms

Pdf:Chillpreneur: The New Rules for Creating Success, Freedom, and Abundance on Your Terms.Feeling burned out by your business? Sick of the 'hustle and grind' culture of your industry? There's a better way! Get over your perfectionism and embrace the flow of the Chillpreneur.Denise Duffield-Thomas, money mindset coach and best-selling author, will show you how with her trademark humor and down-to-earth wisdom. In this book, she shares invaluable business advice and counterintuitive millionaire mindset lessons (no blood, sweat, or tears necessary) which will set you on the path of abundance - without all the hard work.You'll discover how to find the business model that works perfectly for your personality, learn about key concepts - such as the Golden Goose and the Keyless Life - to help you work less and earn more, and become a marketing pro without feeling like a sleazy car salesman. Plus, Denise talks you through the smaller - but no less important - details of being an entrepreneur, including how to deal with awkward money situations and find the most effective ways to price your offers.Full of reassuring and practical advice, Chillpreneur challenges the old, boring assumptions of what it takes to create success in business, so you can create financial independence with ease and grace.

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Invested: How I Learned to Master My Mind, My Fears, and My Money to Achieve Financial Freedom and Live a More Authentic Life (with a Little Help from Warren Buffet, Charlie Munger, and My Dad)

Pdf Money Invested: How I Learned to Master My Mind, My Fears, and My Money to Achieve Financial Freedom and Live a More Authentic Life (with a Little Help from Warren Buffet, Charlie Munger, and My Dad)

Pdf:Invested: How I Learned to Master My Mind, My Fears, and My Money to Achieve Financial Freedom and Live a More Authentic Life (with a Little Help from Warren Buffet, Charlie Munger, and My Dad).In this essential handbook—a blend of Rich Dad, Poor Dad and The Happiness Project—the co-host of the wildly popular InvestED podcast shares her yearlong journey learning to invest, as taught to her by her father, investor and bestselling author Phil Town.Growing up, the words finance, savings, and portfolio made Danielle Town’s eyes glaze over, and the thought of stocks and financial statements shut down her brain. The daughter of a successful investor and bestselling financial author of Rule #1, Phil Town, she spent most of her adult life avoiding investing—until she realized that her time-consuming career as lawyer was making her feel anything but in control of her life or her money. Determined to regain her freedom, vote for her values with her money, and deal with her fear of the unpredictable stock market, she turned to her father, Phil, to help her take charge of her life and her future through Warren Buffett-style value investing. Over the course of a year, Danielle went from avoiding everything to do with the financial industrial complex to knowing exactly how and when to invest in wonderful companies. In Invested, Danielle shows you how to do the same: how to take command of your own life and finances by choosing companies with missions that match your values, using the same gold standard strategies that have catapulted Warren Buffet and Charlie Munger to the top of the Forbes 400. Avoiding complex math and obsolete financial models, she turns her father’s investing knowledge into twelve easy-to understand lessons. In each chapter, Danielle examines the investment strategies she mastered as her increasing know-how deepens the trust between her and her father. Throughout, she streamlines the process of making wise financial decisions and shows you just how easy—and profitable—investing can be.Capturing a warm, charming, and down-to-earth give and take between a headstrong daughter and her mostly patient dad, Invested makes the complex world of investing simple, straightforward, and approachable, and will help you formulate your own investment plan—and foster the confidence to put it into action.

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Invested: How Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger Taught Me to Master My Mind, My Emotions, and My Money (with a Little Help from My Dad)

Pdf Money Invested: How Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger Taught Me to Master My Mind, My Emotions, and My Money (with a Little Help from My Dad)

Pdf:Invested: How Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger Taught Me to Master My Mind, My Emotions, and My Money (with a Little Help from My Dad).In this essential handbook - a blend of Rich Dad, Poor Dad and The Happiness Project - the cohost of the wildly popular InvestED podcast shares her yearlong journey learning to invest, as taught to her by her father, investor and best-selling author Phil Town.  Growing up, the words finance, savings, and portfolio made Danielle Town's eyes glaze over, and the thought of stocks and financial statements shut down her brain. The daughter of a successful investor and best-selling financial author of Rule #1, Phil Town, she spent most of her adult life avoiding investing - until she realized that her time-consuming career as a lawyer was making her feel anything but in control of her life or her money. Determined to regain her freedom, vote for her values with her money, and deal with her fear of the unpredictable stock market, she turned to her father, Phil, to help her take charge of her life and her future through Warren Buffett-style value investing. Over the course of a year, Danielle went from avoiding everything to do with the financial industrial complex to knowing exactly how and when to invest in wonderful companies.  In Invested, Danielle shows you how to do the same: how to take command of your own life and finances by choosing companies with missions that match your values, using the same gold-standard strategies that have catapulted Warren Buffet and Charlie Munger to the top of the Forbes 400. Avoiding complex math and obsolete financial models, she turns her father's investing knowledge into 12 easy-to-understand lessons.  In each chapter Danielle examines the investment strategies she mastered as her increasing know-how deepened the trust between her and her father. Throughout, she streamlines the process of making wise financial decisions and shows you just how easy - and profitable - investing can be.  Capturing a warm, charming, and down-to-earth give and take between a headstrong daughter and her mostly patient dad, Invested makes the complex world of investing simple, straightforward, and approachable and will help you formulate your own investment plan - and foster the confidence to put it into action. Supplemental enhancement PDF accompanies the audiobook. 

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RESET Your Mindset: Silence Your Inner Mean Girl

Pdf Money RESET Your Mindset: Silence Your Inner Mean Girl

Pdf:RESET Your Mindset: Silence Your Inner Mean Girl.Everyone’s a mess . . .. . . and no one is talking about it.Mindset issues get amplified because we think we are the only one dealing with them. I am here to share that you are not alone.Thousands of hours of coaching women entrepreneurs through my podcast and business BizChix has proven that everyone is struggling with mindset. Whether you’re an unknown entrepreneur just starting out or a celebrity in the limelight, we’re all secretly there. We are experiencing Imposter Syndrome, Fear of Failure, Fear of Success, Fear of Judgment, Limiting Beliefs and Money Mindset Issues.While you may be used to slaying your goals, we don’t conquer mindset issues. We work through them and prepare for the next time we’ll revisit them. How? You R.E.S.E.T. Your Mindset with my proven, step-by-step framework.Join me as I share common mindset issues with stories of real women who have R.E.S.E.T. their mindset. My hope is you’ll realize you are not alone so you can get back to impacting more people. Let’s silence your Inner Mean Girl together!The world needs your brilliance.I believe in you.

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The Trump Tax Cut: Your Personal Guide to the New Tax Law

Pdf Money The Trump Tax Cut: Your Personal Guide to the New Tax Law

Pdf:The Trump Tax Cut: Your Personal Guide to the New Tax Law.About the Author Eva Rosenberg, BA, EA, (Northridge, CA) known as the Internet’s TaxMama®, publishes the popular TaxMama®.com website, cited by Consumer Reports magazine as a top tax advice site, and a LIFE Magazine Editors Pick. Dean of TaxMama®’s Online Enrolled Agent Review Course, Eva is training a new breed of tax professionals to pass the annual Internal Revenue Service license examinations. TaxMama®’s tax professionals learn to understand and serve small businesses and accounting firms. Find TaxMama’s® columns at MarketWatch.com and Equifax.com. Eva Rosenberg is regularly featured in publications as diverse as The Wall Street Journal and U.S. News & World Report to Rolling Stone and Women’s Day. TaxMama® is the author of Small Business Taxes Made Easy, named one of the best tax books of 2005 by Entrepreneur Magazine and silver medal winner of the 2011 Axiom Business Awards. Read more

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J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2019: For Preparing Your 2018 Tax Return

Pdf Money J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2019: For Preparing Your 2018 Tax Return

Pdf:J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2019: For Preparing Your 2018 Tax Return.From the Back Cover The Most Trusted Name in Tax For over 75 years, more than 39 million Americans have trusted J.K. Lasser to help them save money at tax time Get your FREE J.K. Lasser Tax e-Supplement for ALL the last-minute tax changes Visit JKLasser.com for tax tips, news, or to ask J.K. a question! Updated for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act J.K. Lasser can save you MORE money! Visit www.jklasser.com today for: 365-day-a-year tax news, advice, and guidance Ask J.K. Lasser! Get YOUR tax question answered! Free tax supplement Easy-to-Use Format Explains Complex Tax Laws FILING TIPS and FILING INSTRUCTIONS help you prepare your 2018 return PLANNING REMINDERS highlight year-end tax strategies for 2018 and planning opportunities for 2019 and later years CAUTIONS point out potential pitfalls to avoid and areas where you might expect IRS opposition LAW ALERTS indicate recent changes in the tax law and pending legislation before Congress COURT DECISIONS highlight key rulings from the Tax Court and other federal courts IRS ALERTS highlight key rulings and announcements from the IRS Read more About the Author J.K. Lasser Institute has been the premier publisher of consumer tax guides since 1939, when Jacob Kay Lasser first published Your Income Tax. Since then, the guide has been published continuously for over seventy years and read by over 39,000,000 people. The J.K. Lasser Institute also publishes personal finance books such as Small Business Taxes and 1001 Deductions and Tax Breaks. J.K. Lasser Institute spokespeople are regularly sought after as media tax experts. They regularly appear on such broadcast programs as CNBC, CNN, and Bloomberg TV. They are also often featured in numerous periodicals, including The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Self Magazine, The New York Times, Newsweek and Reader's Digest. Read more

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J.K. Lasser's Small Business Taxes 2019: Your Complete Guide to a Better Bottom Line

Pdf Money J.K. Lasser's Small Business Taxes 2019: Your Complete Guide to a Better Bottom Line

Pdf:J.K. Lasser's Small Business Taxes 2019: Your Complete Guide to a Better Bottom Line.From the Back Cover Tax/Personal Finance The tax facts and strategies that every small business owner needs to know for their 2018 tax return and year-round planning Owning a small business is a big responsibility. While all small business owners seek to improve their bottom line, few realize all the ways that both current and new tax laws can help them do so. With J.K. Lasser's Small Business Taxes 2019 you'll quickly discover how. Written in a straightforward and accessible style, this reliable resource offers a complete overview of small business tax planning and provides you with the information needed to make tax-smart decisions throughout the year. Focusing on strategies that help you use deductions and tax credits effectively, shield business income, and maximize other aspects of small business taxes, this practical guide will show you how your actions in business today can affect your bottom line from a tax perspective tomorrow. In this fully updated volume, you'll find: Detailed coverage of the newest tax laws, court decisions, and IRS rulings Planning strategies that can help you run a tax-smart business all year long Comprehensive information on each available write-off, such as the new QBI deduction, as well as dollar limits and record-keeping requirements Clear instructions on where to report income and claim deductions and credits on your tax forms Guidance on opening or closing a business, running a sideline activity or multiple businesses, and succession planning Help with state taxes and a guide to information returns you may need to file Sample forms and checklists to help you prepare for tax time Read more About the Author BARBARA WELTMAN is an attorney and a nationally recognized expert in taxation for small businesses, as well as the author of many top-selling books on taxes and finance, including J.K. Lasser's 1001 Deductions & Tax Breaks. She is also the publisher of Idea of the Day® and Big Ideas for Small Business®, a contributor to SBA.gov, and quoted regularly in major publications (including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and Money magazine). Visit her at www.BigIdeasForSmallBusiness.com. Read more

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The Power of Zero, Revised and Updated: How to Get to the 0% Tax Bracket and Transform Your Retirement

Pdf Money The Power of Zero, Revised and Updated: How to Get to the 0% Tax Bracket and Transform Your Retirement

Pdf:The Power of Zero, Revised and Updated: How to Get to the 0% Tax Bracket and Transform Your Retirement.About the Author David McKnight graduated from Brigham Young University with Honors in 1997. Over the past 20 years David has helped put thousands of Americans on the road to the zero percent tax bracket. He has made frequent appearances on Bloomberg Radio, in Investors Business Daily and national publications like the New York Times and Reuters. His bestselling book The Power of Zero has sold over 140,000 copies. As the President of David McKnight & Company, he mentors hundreds of financial advisors from across the country who specialize in The Power of Zero retirement approach. He currently resides in Grafton, Wisconsin with his wife Felice and their seven children. Read more Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved. ONEA Gathering Storm“Delight in smooth-sounding platitudes, refusal to face unpleasant facts, desire for popularity and electoral success irrespective of the vital interests of the State . . .”—Winston Churchill, The Gathering StormOn January 11, 2011, a CPA named David M. Walker appeared on national radio and made a grim prognostication: Based on the current fiscal path, future tax rates will have to double or our country could go bankrupt. He then challenged the national listening audience to come up with a four-letter word that would explain why. The calls came pouring in. “Debt?” came one answer. “Wars?” came another. “Kids?” came the next. After a few more wayward guesses, David Walker finally revealed the answer. “It’s math.”Who is David Walker, and what does math have to do with the future of our country? For an 11-year period starting in 1998, David Walker served as the Comptroller General of the United States and as the head of the Government Accountability Office. In short, he was the CPA of the USA, and the nation’s chief auditor. Having performed in that capacity during both the Clinton and Bush administrations, he knows more about our country’s fiscal state than perhaps anyone else on the planet. Since his resignation in 2008, Walker has been crisscrossing the country, raising the warning cry, and discussing sensible solutions with anyone who will listen.To understand the urgency behind David Walker’s mission, you need look no further than the mathematical realities facing Social Security. The Social Security Act was passed into law in 1935 as the lynchpin of Roosevelt’s “New Deal” with America. When it was first implemented, the math behind it (based on expected birth rates and life expectancies) ensured its financial viability into perpetuity. There were an astounding 42 workers putting money into Social Security for every one person who took money out. Ironically, the official retirement age at that time was 65, well beyond the then average life expectancy of only 62. The program’s administrators didn’t even anticipate that the average American would live long enough to ever draw on Social Security. If you did make it to 65, you drew on Social Security for only a few years until you died! You see, Social Security was never intended to be a retirement program. It was merely insurance against living too long.But then, something happened that would change Social Security forever. Soldiers came home from World War II and started to do something at a rate at which they’d never done before. They started making babies! Great, you may be thinking. More babies equals more workers, which mean more contributions to the Social Security program. That would be true if these “Baby Boomers” had decided to have nearly as many children as their parents did, but they didn’t. They had 32 million fewer children. And this is where the math to which David Walker refers catches up with us.Today, there are no longer 42 people contributing to Social Security for every one person who takes money out of the program. The ratio has fallen to 3 to 1.1 And in another 10 years, it’s going to be closer to 2 to 1. Compounding the problem, Americans can now draw Social Security as early as 62 and, due to advancements in science and medical technology, retirees are living longer than ever. The reality is, if you start drawing on Social Security at 62, you’ll keep drawing it, on average, until age 85. In fact, octogenarians are the fastest-growing segment of our population. The problem is, Social Security went from being insurance against living too long to an expensive retirement program that Americans rely upon for nearly a quarter of their lives! As of 2017, the Social Security program costs the government over $945 billion per year, or about 23% of the federal budget.2 And the consequences for the United States couldn’t be more devastating.“A promise made is a debt unpaid.”—Robert A. ServiceThe math behind the Social Security problem is emblematic of a much broader crisis facing our nation. Over the years, our elected officials have increasingly made promises, like Social Security benefits, without any thought for how they were going to pay for them. David Walker calls these promises “unfunded obligations.” The greatest of these unfunded obligations is the universal healthcare system for seniors implemented as part of Lyndon Johnson’s “Great Society” domestic programs of the 1960s. Medicare suffers from the same demographic challenges as Social Security. As of 2017, it costs the government over $590 billion per year, and these costs continue to spiral out of control. According to Walker, the fiscal strain of these two programs alone could bankrupt the United States of America.A closer look at the numbers explains why David Walker has become so alarmed. To quantify the actual cost of these unfunded liabilities, the government employs its own unique (and creative) accounting method. Instead of telling us the actual cost of a program, they express the cost as the present value of a future obligation. For example, the government tells us that the cost of Social Security and Medicare is $42 trillion. What this really means is that we would have to have $42 trillion sitting in an account today, earning Treasury rates, to be able to afford these programs. But the government doesn’t actually have $42 trillion today, and if you look beyond 75 years, the real cost is much greater. All told, some experts put the actual cost over time at much closer to $120 trillion.Present Value: To better understand this concept, let’s look at the following example. Suppose you believe that your car will need to be replaced in 10 years. You estimate that in 10 years a new car will cost you $20,000. So you ask yourself what amount of money would have to be invested today at a reasonable rate of growth (say, 5%) to be able to have $20,000 10 years from now. A quick calculation shows that $12,892 growing at 5% over that time period will give you $20,000 in 10 years’ time. In other words, the present value of the future cost of your car is only $12,892!Let’s look at the math behind our country’s fiscal problems from a different angle. The United States currently spends roughly 76 cents of every tax dollar it brings in on four items: Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and interest on the National Debt.3 Absent any action on the part of Congress, however, the percentage of the government’s revenue required to pay for these four big-ticket items could balloon to 92 cents of every tax dollar by the year 2020.4 As these four expenses grow and compound, they begin to crowd out all other government expenditures.Here are just some of the programs the government would have to pay for with the remaining 8 cents: Child Nutrition Programs, Homeland Security, Food Safety and Inspection Service, U.S. Forest Service, Drug Enforcement Administration, Public Housing Program, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Army, National Endowment for the Arts, Air Force, Rural Development, Coast Guard, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (aka food stamps), National Park Service, Department of Family Services, U.S. Geological Survey, Environmental Protection Agency, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Secret Service, Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program, Federal Railroad Administration, Navy, Bureau of Land Management, Peace Corps, State Department, National Science Foundation, Congress, Fish and Wildlife Service, White House, Smithsonian Institution, Small Business Administration, Federal Highway Administration, disaster relief, federal courts, federal student loans, federal pensions, income assistance, IRS, NASA, FEMA, FAA, FCC, SEC, FBI . . . And the list goes on. Can you see why David Walker and a growing contingent of economists are so concerned?But Surely Taxes Could Never Double!The mathematical reality is that, absent any spending cuts, tax rates would have to double. Come on, let’s get serious, you must be saying to yourself. Could tax rates really double?A study of the history of taxes in the United States lends a bit of perspective. Over the last 100 years, tax rates in our country have been nothing short of a roller-coaster ride. When the government first began dipping its toe in the waters of income taxation back in 1913, it seemed harmless enough. In fact, the very first federal income tax rate was only 1%. But soon the thrill of income taxation became so addicting that the government got hooked.By the time 1943 rolled around, the highest marginal tax bracket in our country had skyrocketed to 94%. These exorbitant rates were levied on any portion of your income that exceeded $200,000.But did anyone really make that type of money back then? Actually, there was one person with whom you may be familiar. He was an actor who later became a politician. His name was Ronald Reagan. If you look at Reagan’s filmography, you’ll find that he never made more than two full-length movies in a year. You see, he made about $100,000 per movie, and, for anything he made above and beyond $200,000, he only kept 6 cents on the dollar. Truth be told, he didn’t even get to keep that—it went off to the State of California for state tax. So, if you study the life of Reagan, you’ll find that he never worked more than six months out of the year. Mathematically, it just didn’t make sense. By the ’70s, things had improved, but not by much. Americans were still paying an astounding 70% on anything they made above and beyond $200,000.Fast-forward to today. The top marginal rate at which the wealthiest Americans pay taxes is a mere 37%. How does 37% stack up against some of the tax rates in the past? You could make the case that taxes haven’t been this low in nearly 80 years! This is interesting because I routinely ask rooms full of people across the country, “How bad are taxes today?” And you know what they tell me? “As bad as they’ve ever been!” Truth is, taxes today are just about as good as they’ve ever been! The real question is, how long can these low rates last?According to the Congressional Budget Office, if Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid go unchanged, the government could be forced to adopt a three-bracket system in which some of your income gets taxed at 25%, some at 63%, and some at an astounding 88%!5For you skeptics out there, let me take you back in time. From 1960 to 1963, the lowest marginal tax rate was 20%, the middle bracket was 69%, and the highest marginal tax rate was an astounding 91%!6 Folks, this is a path we’ve been down before. What’s that old adage? Those who don’t study history are destined to repeat it?A few years ago I was watching the Road Runner with my kids. In this particular episode, Wile E. Coyote was up to his usual tactics in trying to subdue the Road Runner. He was building a bomb—made by Acme, of course—inside a shed also made by Acme. The Coyote was so intent upon completing the bomb that he didn’t realize that the Road Runner had pushed his shed onto a train track. What’s worse, he didn’t realize until the very last moment that a huge freight train was bearing down on him. Now, if you found yourself on a track with a huge train bearing down on you, what would you do? You’d jump off, right? Well, when the Coyote saw the huge freight train approaching, he didn’t jump out of the way. He simply pulled down the window shade, thinking that the act of doing so would make the problem go away. Did the problem go away? Of course not. There was a huge explosion and, let’s face it . . . does the Coyote ever die? No, but as the smoke cleared, we could see the Coyote limping away from the wreckage, very much the worse for wear. What possible application could a Road Runner episode have to my financial life? you must surely be thinking. Well, as Americans who have grown accustomed to investing in tax-deferred accounts such as 401(k)s and IRAs, we find ourselves standing on the tracks with a very real train bearing down on us, and it’s coming in the form of higher taxes. Now, given this reality, we have a couple of options. We can pretend like the problem doesn’t exist and simply pull down the window shade. Or, we can implement some proven strategies that can help remove us from the train tracks.The purpose of this book is to share with you the proven strategies that will help you get off the train tracks and insulate your money from the impact of higher taxes down the road. Which brings me to the title of this book: The Power of Zero. You see, the only real way to protect yourself from the impact of rising taxes is to adopt a strategy that puts you in the 0% tax bracket in retirement. Why is the 0% tax bracket so powerful? Because of that same four-letter word: math. If you’re in the 0% tax bracket and tax rates double, two times zero is still zero! By implementing these concepts before tax rates rise, you can effectively remove yourself from the train tracks and protect your hard-earned retirement savings from the gathering storm that’s looming on our country’s horizon. TWOThe Taxable BucketGetting to the 0% tax bracket is not something that happens by accident. Enjoying a retirement free from taxation takes proactive and strategic planning, and it must begin today. The longer you wait to get off the train tracks, the less time you have to haul yourself to safety. And let’s face it, taxes are not likely to stay at historical lows forever.Critical to your journey toward the 0% tax bracket is an understanding of the three basic types of investment accounts. For our purposes, we’re going to refer to these three accounts as buckets of money. The three buckets are taxable, tax-deferred, and tax-free. Contributing dollars to these accounts in a willy-nilly or haphazard way during your accumulation years can have enormous unintended consequences during your retirement years and can even prevent you from ever being in the 0% tax bracket. The goal during your working years should be to allocate the right amount of dollars to each bucket so that during retirement all your streams of income are tax-free. Defining the pros and cons of each bucket can help you understand the correct amounts to allocate to each one. This chapter will focus on the taxable bucket. 1 “Social Security Online—HISTORY,” Social Security Administration, http://www.ssa.gov/history/ratios.html.2 Fiscal year 2017 budget of the U.S. Government, Office of Management and Budget.3 “Policy Basics: Where Do Our Federal Tax Dollars Go?” Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, last modified October 4, 2017, www.cbpp.org/res