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by Erin DurantErin Durant's career took a sharp turn when she suffered a devastating burnout while working at one of Canada's largest law firms. Even as a law firm partner, she found herself isolated and with little control over her career. These factors as well as the stresses associated with being a millennial woman in law contributed to her personal crisis. The author describes her personal struggles to manage the riggers of a Big Law practice in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and provides advice to or... more
by Henry Kurkowski
Remote work has been thrown to the forefront of the business world by the COVID-19 pandemic. As small businesses around the world begin to realize the unique challenges of managing employees who work from home and remote teams that need to collaborate over distances, new technologies and business strategies have emerged to make it easier for companies to connect their people and systems remotely. Experienced SaaS and technology entrepreneur Henry Kurkowski delivers a detailed roadmap to using... more
by Dr. Shirley K. Clark
As Christians called to the marketplace, we must be properly prepared for marketplace ministry. Jesus' family was in the carpentry business. When Jesus was alive, He was often known by His entrepreneurial spirit more than His rabbi anointing. With this said, Christians succeeding in the marketplace is also a part of our Christian heritage. When the Children of Israel were delivered from the bondage of Pharaoh, one of the promises God said to them was that if they remember Him, He would gi... more
by John MeeseWhen COVID-19 became a global pandemic, somebody hit a reset button on the economy. Literally. Economists have begun referring to the 2020 event as the Great Reset as lockdowns and health scares caused dramatic shifts in the business and economic landscape across the world. In Survive and Thrive, entrepreneurs learn what this reset means for their world and their place in the economy as they build (or rebuild) a business beyond 2020. Survive and Thrive paves the path for any entrepreneur to s... more
by Slavica Joković
Book: “COMPETITION AND INTEGRITY IN PUBLIC PROCUREMENT” By Slavica Joković PhD
This book examines the issues and challenges raised by anticompetitive practice in public procurement and lack of integrity. It will help the reader to solve its problems concerning lack of knowledge, information and experience in the area of competition and public procurement. Furthermore, it will help with appropriate measures for the prevention of corruption, as well as measures aimed at f... more
by James Richardson, PhDRamping Your Brand is a four-part best practices guide for founders and investors in the early-stage consumer packaged goods space: Part 1 - Designing to Command a Premium -- This is where many founders fail without realizing it. There is a cultural logic behind premium products that grow extremely fast. You should learn it. Part 2- Managing a Small Experiment -- Don't hit the gas too early. Successful CPG startups manage a rolling, iterative experiment until key KPIs appear. You should le... more
by Faisal HoqueIn a world of explosive change and transformation, leaders at all levels—from heads of state down to individuals—offer the best opportunity to leverage change and transform our lives for the better. That goes for how we work, play, govern ourselves, and consider and plan for our collective futures. In Lift, author, entrepreneur, and speaker Faisal Hoque offers up a timely book on leadership. Mr. Hoque, along with co-authors Jeff Wuorio and Shelley Moench-Kelly, points out that traditional lead... more
by Wayne VisserAn innovation agenda for turning our biggest global societal challenges into opportunities to thrive The future will be better than you think. Thriving shows how innovation can regenerate nature, society, and the economy by taking us from degradation to restoration of ecosystems, from depletion to renewal of resources, from disparity to responsibility in communities, from disease to revitalization of health, from disconnection to rewiring through technology, and from disruption to resilience ... more
by Patrick Geddes
The investment industry wants you to believe in stock market wizards who can predict the future and make a killing. But there’s a simpler way to invest that offers better returns and less stress—no crystal ball needed.
We all know from experience that rational thoughts often lose out to primal cravings: if someone handed you a plate of chocolate cake and a plate of broccoli right now, which would you instinctively reach for?
When investing, you face this same tension b... more
by Jason Richmond, Jeanne Kerr and Malcolm J NichollCulture Ignited reveals how companies whose leader ignite their culture are able to weather any storm and get ahead of the competition.
by John GraffReal Insights is a definitive guide to becoming a successful real estate agent. In this comprehensive guide to launching and nurturing a successful real estate career, John Graff carefully walks readers through the challenges and opportunities new agents face. Graff's proven strategies, based on lessons he learned along the way, took him from being a brand new agent to the founder and CEO of one of the country's fastest-growing privately held companies.
by Raymond OluigboThe psychology of the trader is often unaddressed and overlooked. Yes, the stock market like any other investment, involves risk. However, with efficient planning, studying and execution, the market offers the chance of situational changing gains. When it comes to the wealthy, the vast majority of their net worth is working for them on a daily basis in the equity market, while the equity of the average middle class family lies primarily in homeownership. When it comes to investing, the more di... more
by Erin Lebacqz
This practical, conversational book helps readers manage the writing challenges they face at work and elsewhere in life. Easy to use and reference, "High-Value Writing" offers strategies and examples based on real conversations with thousands of people writing for work or school. This book will help you write clearly and concisely, understand how to reach and impact your reader, and build writing confidence.
by Gonzalo Fernández
Using a business mindset, the author lays out a compensation method for fair and manageable to college athletics.
A review of business wrongdoings over a large time spam highlight how far the wrongdoings went and how, when responsible executives were caught, their price in terns of the prison terms and fines were painfully paid.
Organized in two parts, Part A explores the greed of business executives who blatantly break the rules in pursuit of profit and explores the improvements ... more
by Jim MarkhamWith five successful companies to his name and over $1.2 billion in combined retail sales, serial entrepreneur Jim Markham has made an indelible mark on the hair care industry. Across six decades, he has built a legacy of innovation that has forever changed how people care for their hair. But the path to success was not foregone, obvious, or easy. In his inspiring memoir and entrepreneurial self-help book, PureOlogy founder, former celebrity stylist and award-winning serial entrepreneur takes yo... more
by Jody MichaelA Conscious Approach to Leadership and Life Leading lightly is about looking at what you do through a radical new lens. It’s a way to powerfully transform your performance, make better decisions, gain greater self-awareness, and develop the capacity to manage your work and life with enduring ease and clarity. An alternative to the everyday stress, pace, challenges, and burdens that weigh you down, Leading Lightly shows you how to shift your mindset, live lighter, and optimize your effectivene... more