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  • Chew On This!

    by Benjamin L. Vidmar
    Thinking of starting up your own business? You need to read this book first! Starting a business can be filled with unexpected pitfalls—one author seeks to offer advice for any fledging entrepreneur. When author Benjamin L. Vidmar wanted to start up a permaculture business near the North Pole, he was met with assurances that he was going to fail. After all, he was attempting the impossible. Or was he? His business boomed until COVID-19. Now he’s here to share the 10 steps he used to do the... more
  • Strategic Creativity

    by Robin Landa
    The secret weapon for business experts to ensure strategically creative results, this is an indispensable field guide to evaluating creative advertising, branding, and design ideas and solutions, and to working with creatives. Strategic Creativity is a fundamental resource that enables business professionals to stand out amongst their colleagues and enhance their ability to communicate the creative "why" throughout their organizations, and it covers what every business expert should fully com... more
  • Good Listen: Creating Memorable Conversations In Business And Life

    by Joe Pardavila
    They say talk is cheap—but podcasting is currently a billion-dollar business. Now Joe Pardavila reveals how you can create the kind of conversations that draw both audiences and applause. Drawing on his many years as a radio host on a top-rated radio show in the New York City area, Joe shares a bevy of illuminating anecdotes featuring such superstars as Taylor Swift,Russell Crowe, Jennifer Aniston, John Mayer, and Chris Martin that demonstrate how the right communication skills can create ma... more
  • Don't Feed the Elephants!: Overcoming the Art of Avoidance to Build Powerful Partnerships

    by Sarah Noll Wilson
    You see the giant footprints the moment you walk through the door. The conference room is a swirling mess of tension, heaviness, anxiety, and peanut shells. Something is very wrong with your team. Everybody knows it, but nobody is talking about it. It’s obvious there’s an elephant in the room. Is it an Avoidephant, feeding off the fears of retaliation and exclusion? Perhaps it’s a Blamephant—whom we love to feed because it makes us feel better about ourselves. Or is it one of the other five t... more
  • Author's Guide to SuperComputer Translation

    by Greg Mills
    I investigated the human language translation industry. It is a very tough racket, best avoided at all cost. Then I discovered breakthrough technological solutions. Using SuperComputers to translate books and avoid poor translations is now possible. Previously troublesome translation errors can now be virtually eliminated. We cross-check translations, ordering a translation back to English from a second SuperComputer. You can now compare original manuscripts with test files. That is all explaine... more
  • Sell More With A Right-Brain Marketing Strategy

    by James I. Bond

    **Editor's Pick** BookLife Review from Publishers Weekly

    **Readers' Favorite 5-Star Award Winner**

    "A strategy-packed business marketing guide" - *Editor's Pick* BookLife Review from Publishers Weekly

    "This book is terrific. I could hardly put the book down after I started reading it." - Joe Wisinski for Readers’ Favorite 

    "Brilliant" - ... more

  • The Ultimate Guide to Successful Job Interviewing

    by M. L. Miller
    Discover the Skills and Techniques that lead to a more Successful Job Interview The strategies in this book were compiled by the author, successful Headhunter, M.L. Miller, from his series of experiences working for hundreds of client companies from Fortune 100 large companies to startups, conducting over twenty thousand job interviews, receiving hiring manager feedback from thousands more, training interviewers, and designing interviewing processes. There are interview tips out there that w... more
  • 52 Ways to Spend Less: Manage Your Money to Get Out of Debt, Save for Retirement, and Fulfill Your Financial Dreams

    by April Benson-Scearce
    Whether you want to retire early, get out of debt, take the trip of your dreams, or start a charity, 52 Ways to Spend Less can help you cut back on wasteful spending to better direct your money toward what matters to you. The book offers fifty-two strategies for spending less. All fifty-two aim to teach a few key personal finance principles. Peruse the book, internalize these principles, and then apply the methods that most relate to you. Or make a New Year's resolution and devote a week ... more
  • Achieving the Dream of Homeownership Early in Your Life - A Step by Step Guide to Buying a House

    by Sylvia Black
    This book will guide you step-by-step from deciding if homeownership is right for you until you get the keys and move into your new home and the steps in between. I also include Section 8 Homeownership. If you want details about purchasing a home with your section 8 Homeownership Voucher, please purchase “Affordable Homes and Apartments Presents Buy a Home With Your Section 8 Homeownership Voucher” If you want more information about grants, subsidy grants, down payment and closing cost assis... more
  • Broken to Better

    by Michael Kurland
    Being a business owner is not for the faint of heart. It takes a firm resolve, the ability to persevere and pivot during challenging times, the humility to admit mistakes, and empathy for the people around you. Understanding who you are is critical to that journey. In Broken to Better, Michael Kurland candidly shares every step of his own entrepreneurial odyssey—selling everything he owned, driving across the country to launch his new business, and ultimately building a purpose-driven culture... more
  • FasTrack Export

    by W Gary Winget
    This book is for CEOs and marketing managers interested in pursuing a proven strategy for export and global expansion. The book provides a step-by-step trade for maximizing a company's success in global markets by streamlining the export and global expansion process and expoentiallly growing sales and profits while reducing overall costs. The book guides a company through the natural flow of the export and global expansion process from starting up the program through targeting markets, export ... more
  • The Business of Ambiguity

    by Debbie Sutherland
    Have you ever been faced with a puzzling pattern of events, been stuck in a confusing situation, or felt trapped by your own routine thinking patterns? Or have you wondered about how you think and make decisions during messy and unexpected situations? In The Business of Ambiguity, Dr. Debbie Sutherland guides you to implement five key thinking and behavior strategies to explore business uncertainties and build an ambiguity mindset—the cognitive and behavioral capacity to untangle and understa... more
  • Fine Dining: The Secrets Behind the Restaurant Industry

    by Jack Rasmussen
    “Opening up a restaurant is not a walk in the park, or a walk in the kitchen. Instead, it takes strategy, grit, perseverance but, most of all, passion in your concept and vision.” Food has become a vital part of life and there is a new, unique respect for the restaurant industry. From enjoying the presentation of a meal, caring about ingredients and where they come from, to curiosity about the decisions that go into a restaurant’s creation, food is a hot topic. But what does it take to run a ... more
  • The 6 Disciplines of Leadership: How to Run Your Company like a Tight Ship

    by Hessel Kaastra
    The 6 Disciplines of Leadership – How to run your company like a tight ship is intended for anyone starting out in general management, or aspiring to become a CEO someday. This book is a tutorial to help leaders to quickly frame complex problems. It will increase your business acumen and provide practical advice on how to handle common CEO challenges. All concepts are illustrated with real-life examples from companies such as Blackberry, IKEA, Adyen, Aetna, IBM and Just Eat Through... more
  • Remote, Not Distant

    by Gustavo Razzetti
    The workplace is changing. Will you adapt or fall behind? While most companies have struggled to keep their culture alive remotely since the pandemic, some are successfully riding the waves of the future. To the outside observer, it seems like they were lucky. In reality, building a workplace culture strong enough to thrive at a distance doesn't happen by chance but by design. In this practical, meticulously researched book, top culture thought leader Gustavo Razzetti provides a roadmap to... more
  • 10 Leading Tools: Rules, Tools & Habits for Leading Yourself and Leading Others

    by KG Butler
    How do some leaders inspire and create hordes of loyal followers? And why do some people and organizations have the ability to challenge the status quo and succeed again and again? Because they’ve learned the right tools for success. 10 Leading Tools provides you with the skills and tools to become a stronger person and a more productive leader. 10 Leading Tools (10LT) is a contemporary approach to leadership that presents readers with insightful strategies for tackling today's chall... more