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  • No Fear: Tales of a Change Agent or Why I Couldn't Fix Nortel Networks: A Business Memoir

    by Tim Dempsey
    A business memoir that explains Nortel Networks' demise. It is told from the perspective of Organization Development, by the former head of OD. In January of 2009, Nortel Networks, a hundred-year-old company with a market capitalization of over $200 Billion, that had peaked at $30 Billion in sales and employed over 100,000 people worldwide, declared bankruptcy! Unwilling to restructure, it liquidated its assets, bringing an astounding $8 Billion into the estate, mostly from the value of its inte... more
  • Profit In Plain Sight

    by Anne C. Graham
    As business readers explore 3 uncommon drivers of business success plus numerous straightforward, practical, proven solutions to their 5 most stubborn business challenges, they'll discover the roadmap to improve their profitability so that they'll never again have to say "we don't have the budget for that!"
  • Unconventional Investing: Alternative Strategies Beyond Just Stocks & Bonds and Buy & Hold

    by Tim Higgins

    This book explains why the conventional strategies of buy & hold and owning the classic mix of 60% stocks and 40% bonds will not be efficient moving forward. It highlights many headwinds that most investors are simply unaware of.  For example, how people (as emotional beings) are inherently poor investors and why that is, the consequences of the Federal Reserve's low interest rate policies, and why the most popular financial tools like mutual funds (especially target-date r... more

  • How I Doomed My Ventures - Celebrating Failure: A True Story

    by Sumeet & Aman
    It is a true story of nomad entrepreneurs moving from failure to failure. People have read lots of failure stories of different entrepreneurs, but this book narrates the tale of various failures of the same Entrepreneurs. People have read too many 'Rags to Riches' stories but for the first time the Authors have honored the 'Rags to Rags' story. It is not about becoming successful but it's about trying persistently even though when Success is nowhere in vicinity. This is an attempt to expos... more
  • The Joy of Skinny on Finances

    by Marcia Manchester and Charla Aylsworth
    This eye opening "Skinny" book urges the reader to honestly examine their relationship with money---and whether its time to reclaim the upper hand. With humor and grace the authors reveal the power and satisfaction of thinking "skinny" when it comes to spending. Nothing feels as good as being in control of your money instead of having money in control of you. When you embrace "Skinny Living" nothing gets fat but your bank account and your peace of mind. So discover The Joy of Skinny and recl... more
  • A Survival Guide for Government Contractors

    by David Frazier
    David's honest recounting is aptly described here as "exorcising the demons of a career spent supporting government bureaucrats and consulting industry moguls." Tales of firms include names and details that are rarely shared in such a public fashion. Read about the strategies employed by Booz Allen to secure new business, or the often shameful exploits of firms classified as 8(a) in accordance with Small Business Administration policy. If you wonder how firms utilize government-wide acquisiton c... more
  • The ABC's of Personal Finance: 26 Essential Keys to Winning With Your Money

    by Debbi King
    If you are living paycheck to paycheck, fighting with your spouse about money, unemployed or always stressed about how to pay your bills, this book is for you. If you do not have any peace when it comes to money, this book is for you. If you believe that you are doing everything right, but you can’t quite get where you need to be financially, this book is for you. Personal finance is as easy as ABC. Most of us get the math, but it is the emotions of personal finance that we have trouble with... more
  • Doing Business God's Way

    by Santiago Rivera
    In Doing Business God’s Way, Santiago Rivera teaches readers why doing business God’s way is difficult—yet so imperative to success, prosperity, and eternal life. The book gives many encouraging principles for creating and expanding a business.
  • Membership Site Design

    by Scott A. Gardner
    You’ve heard it from everyone out there - A membership website is your license to print money But what no one wants to tell you the actual process of putting an effective membership site together. Until now, that is! Scott has built a number of membership sites, for his clients and for himself, using the WordPress blogging and Content Management System software. He’ll help you set up a simple, successful site. You’ll learn: * How to plan your site * How to choose the right member... more
  • Recognized Expert Status

    by Scott A. Gardner
    Add a tool to your marketing that can leverage your efforts to exponential heights. This book introduces Recognized Expert Status, and the benefits it can bring you. Inside you’ll learn about: * Expert Proof Materials and why you need them * Why you need an effective public relations plan * The 5 main RecEx Principles * The 7 action items for kickstarting your RecEx Status * And more!
  • What I Wish EVERY Job Candidate Knew: 15 Minutes to a Better Interview

    by Russell Tuckerton
    You CAN Interview Better in 15 Minutes - Let a Hiring Manager Teach You How Stop Making Mistakes Candidates Make Over and Over Again - Do You Want the Job? Learn from my 20 years of interviewing and hiring people just like you, across multiple Fortune 500 companies. You're qualified for the job - it should be yours. Let me show you what goes through the head of the interviewer so you can use it to your advantage. An advantage others won't have. I've captured a highly condensed set of recom... more
  • Tariff Classification using the Harmonized Tariff Schedule

    by Jan Seal
    •\tBackground and History of Harmonized Tariff Schedule •\tHarmonized System Structure •\tGeneral Rules of Interpretation (GRIs) •\tAdditional U.S. Rule of Interpretation (1a through 1d) •\tGeneral Notes •\tClassification Ruling Requests •\tList of Countries Using the Schedule •\tGlossary •\tClassification Exercises •\tResources
  • Simple, Smart Investing: A How-To Investment Guide for Everyone

    by Ian Kennedy
    Most savers simply don’t know enough about investing to protect themselves from financial advisers who earn their living selling products and services that cost a lot and generate inferior returns. A double whammy. In fact, investors are spoon fed a steady diet of falsehoods and delusions by financial service firms intent on making money from them rather than for them. Then the sellers report their investment returns in such a way as to obscure the damage they’ve done to their customers’ w... more
  • The Beginner's Guide to Facebook Timeline for Business

    by Tim Priebe
    Worried about getting started with Facebook's Timeline for Pages? Then this is the book for you. Author Tim Priebe gives straight-forward, beginner level directions on how to start out with Timeline. Complete with screen shots of the entire process.
  • 102 Tweets

    by Tim Priebe
    Don't let writer's block stop you from being consistent in your social media marketing! This book contains 102 ideas for social media updates. Whether you manage social media for a business or nonprofit, this book can help you come up with ideas.
  • Thrive: Surviving in a Corporate Jungle

    by Mark Barnes
    Thrive uses the Jungle as an analogy to look at life in the Corporate World. It is entirely based on real life observations and simply tries to inject a bit of humour into common scenarios witnessed in the corporate grind. It certainly isn't formulaic or stuffy. Oh, and did I mention it is beautifully illustrated :)