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by Peter DockerEveryone is capable of accomplishing extraordinary things. If you share this belief, then this book was written for you. In business and in life, handing over the reins to others is inevitable. Everyone will eventually leave their team, retire from being the CEO, or see their kids leave home and lead their own lives. Leading from the Jumpseat enables us to embrace this inevitability. Leading from the Jumpseat is a metaphor for how we can choose to lead. It's about the journey we take so we ca... more
by Linda UgelowYes, you can learn to love the spotlight. Why do some of us gladly step forward while others shy away from the camera or public speaking, despite having something to say? If you’ve ever watched others take the stage—on video, at conferences, in meetings, or even at your sister’s wedding—and yearned for the confidence to do the same—you can. In this transformational guide, speaking coach Linda Ugelow delivers a holistic methodology that gets to the root of what’s stopping you from sharing y... more
by Darcy EikenbergWhat if you didn’t have to change everything in your career to change your life at work? When hard things happen in our fast-moving careers, conventional wisdom offers 2 options: A) go find a new job, or B) stay put and “be grateful you have a job.” But job hunting is exhausting and complex, and workplace change often disrupts parts of our lives that were going just fine. And staying where we are, without change? That’s soul-sucking and quickly impacts our mental health, physical well-bein... more
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 JokovićBook: “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 concerning appropriate measures for prevention of corruption, as well as measures aimed at fighting bid rigging i... 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