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  • Enterprising Women: A Practical Guide to Starting Your First Business

    by Melina Druga

    Considering starting a business?  Unsure where to begin?


    Starting your own business is one of the most empowering things you’ll ever do, especially if you’re a woman.  It’s also one of the most challenging.  Business ownership is fraught with pitfalls  ̶  lack of planning, funding, marketing skills, dedication and passion.


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  • Enterprising Women: Practical Advice for First Time Entrepreneurs

    by Melina Druga

    Melina Druga interviewed nearly 100 female entrepreneurs and asked them several career defining questions including the one people don’t talk about:  Did you struggle when starting your business?


    The businesswomen did not disappoint, speaking candidly about failure as well as success, self doubt and what the process of launching a business taught them.


    Despite coming from various walks of life ... more

  • Cracking the New E-conomy

    by Gary McAvoy
    Advice from some of the areas most knowledgeable marketing, financial, legal, human resources, and sales people for entrepreneurs, not only in software but in high tech as well, seeking basic business information at all stages of a company from the start-up to the mature company.
  • Critical Lessons to Teach Young Employees

    by Elanora Brown
    Every job we have is a learning experience, especially when we are young. Everyone has gone through it: the nervousness of entering the workforce, the anxiety that we are not qualified enough, and the fear of failing, all mixed with the knowledge that we have a lot of experience to gain. If you are a business owner or manager hiring young employees, it’s your turn now to teach them skills they will carry with them throughout their lives. What do your young employ... more
  • Lean but Not Mean

    by Anil K. Singhal
    In his book, Lean But Not Mean, author Anil K. Singhal, takes a contrarian’s view to the question of how to run a successful corporation. Based on his own success in co-founding and growing Net Scout, a leading technology company, Singhal prescribes a philosophy that one should be honest, trust your employees, and drive power down through the hierarchy. By prioritizing employee enthusiasm, happiness and motivation, the result is an innovative, adaptive, structurally strong, highly efficient work... more
  • Impact Of Health On Your Business

    by Elanora Brown
    Productivity has a deep influence on each business in the world. Being in good shape will certainly increase the business profit. This is why businessmen always try to follow a dedicated program for their lives. Their routine always starts with fitness and mental exercises. There are many aspects to take care of, to manifest the best experience in work productivity. The health is the crucial key to any goal. Accordingly, its development needs to be consistent to ... more
  • The Employee Millionaire: How to Use Your Day Job to Become a Millionaire with Rental Properties

    by H. J. Chammas
    The Employee Millionaire: How to Use Your Day Job to Become a Millionaire with Rental Properties” is a clear and concise blueprint for investing in real estate that provides readers with the necessary tools to empower them to achieve financial freedom and, ultimately, a more fulfilling life. Following the onslaught of the 2008 financial crisis, Chammas made the decision to take charge of his money and break away from living paycheck to paycheck as a typical employee caught in the corporate rat ... more
  • The Nonfiction Book Publishing Plan: The Professional Guide to Profitable Self-Publishing

    by Stephanie Chandler

    Are you ready to turn your passion into a profitable business? The Nonfiction Book Publishing Plan is loaded with proven strategies, real-world examples, and fascinating interviews with successful authors who started from scratch just like you. In this content-rich book, you will learn how to:

    • Identify profit opportunities from and around your book
    • Set up a legitimate and professional author-publisher business
    • Write your manuscript faster than you thought possible... more
  • Living at the Speed of Life: Staying in Control in a World Gone Bonkers!

    by Cher Holton
    Living at the Speed of Life is the perfect book for anyone who feels frazzled, overwhelmed, and out of control! It offers no-nonsense, down-to-earth strategies for those who have to balance career and family, yet need time for precious personal fulfillment too.
  • 978-1-893095-97-7

    by Cher Holton
    All the leadership techniques in the world won't work if you aren't maximizing your seven Core Abilities as a leader. This transformational leadership book, which is grounded in state-of-the-art research and proven by real-life application in the trenches, introduces you to your incredible Core Abilities and shows you how to connect with them to become an Extraordinary Leader!
  • Fabulous F Words of Business Ownership: Redefining Choice Words to Fuel Your Small Business

    by Fabi W. Preslar
    When Fabi Preslar entered the world of business ownership, she never knew how powerful F words could be. Twenty years later, she's sharing what she's learned in "Fabulous F Words of Business Ownership: Redefining Choice Words to Fuel Your Small Business." Throughout the book, we journey along with Fabi through her forefather's lessons in business ownership to the fear and facade we all experience as business owners and finally into flourishing in the spaces we have built. With probing questions ... more
  • Digital Hybridity

    by Pearl Zhu

    The purpose of the book “Digital Hybridity: How to Strike the Right Balance for Digital Paradigm Shift” is to shed some light on how to strike the right balance of stability and changes; being transactional to keep spinning and being transformational to leap forward for making a seamless digital paradigm shift. Digital organizations should apply the hybrid management approach, focus on building a diverse, networked, and extended modern working environment in which the powerful dig... more

  • How to Appeal if Universal Credit is Refused by the Authority?

    by Mike Langer
    People with low income or those who are unemployed often have various benefit packages which help them to stay solvent in life. One of the essential schemes which allow such people to receive a remuneration is the universal credit. Most people have no idea about universal credit how to appeal or what this is in general. So, first, we will check out what universal credit refers to and then move onto the appealing of this benefit... more
  • Microsoft's Teen AI Smart-less, Jerk-more Tay Goes Down

    by Elanora Brown
    Trying to build a replica of a Chinese bot Xiaolce, built in 2014, more
  • Level Up With Amazon: 50 Ways To Make Money With Amazon Regardless of Age, Skill, or Location

    by Tashema Lindsey
    Amazon! The world's most innovative company is bigger than just the shopping portal The Amazon Effect makes moves in many industries. And within this ecosystem contains 50 Ways for Everyone to Make Money Regardless of Skill, Age, or Location. There are 12-year-old kids selling on the Amazon platform, there are kids of every age streaming and playing video games on the platform while making money. There are also adults earning money creating skills and flash briefings for Alexa bra... more
  • Case Study: iPads for Education website

    by Elanora Brown
    Although we’ve all been raving about the iPad for quite some time now, there are surprisingly few really good quality sites that have been optimized for iPad use. Most sites simply present their traditional generic desktop browser version- which works well enough, but misses the opportunity to really tailor user experience to this format, and utilize the specific features the iPad offers.

    In late 2010, theVictorian Government Department of Education & ... more