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by John Tarnoff
Faced with low retirement savings, extended longevity and rampant ageism, the baby boomer generation (born 1946-1964) is in the throes of a career and financial crisis. With less than 25% of the generation financially prepared to retire, the majority (between 60 – 70 million Americans) are going to need to keep working for as long as possible. But how can they find jobs or start businesses in a marketplace that appears unwilling to appreciate them for their experience and wisdom.
by Pearl Zhu
Due to the exponential growth of information, changing nature of technology, and continuous disruptions of digitalization nowadays, CIOs seem to be always at the hot seat, and the saying about the demise of the internal IT has been around for years. In reality, the majority of IT organizations get stuck in the lower level of maturity, slow to change. Forward-looking organizations are reinventing IT reputation from a cost center to a value creator, from a static support function to a dynamic c... more
by Ben Legg
AdParlor CEO Ben Legg, a veteran of McKinsey, Coca-Cola and Google and one of the sharpest, most innovative minds in digital marketing, delivers a smart, irreverent manifesto sure to put the fear of God into most Chief Marketing Officers!
Marketing for CEOs may be compact in length, but it’s long on ideas and informed opinions about what works and doesn't work in today’s digital marketing world.
What works: Directly linking marketing activities to the creation of ... more
by Donna Chlopak, PhDAs a corporate trainer of undergraduates and MBAs, this is a must-read. Learning to Fish will be the go-to guide for all undergraduates for years to come, as the book transmits a proven process to secure a first career step ? ?Barry Frohlinger, president, Barry M. Frohlinger Associates, Inc. Donna Chlopak?s knowledge and wealth of experience in teaching, research, and business have led to this comprehensive and unique guide on managing the career journey ? ?Lei Lei, PhD, dean, Rutgers Busin... more
How to Make Money Investing in Pre-IPO Stocks: An Investors Guide to Building Wealth in Private Companiesby Josh MaherHow to Make Money Investing in Pre-IPO Stocks: An Investors’ Guide to Building Wealth in Private Companies Build wealth like billionaire investor Chris Sacca by investing in Pre-IPO shares of private companies. How to Make Money Investing in Pre-IPO Stocks outlines the changing legal landscape that is creating an opportunity for every day investors to invest in private companies and profit. Between 2012 and 2015, Congress passed the JOBS Act and the FAST Act both of which outlined the rules and ... more
by Josh MaherStartup investors are achieving 20%, 40%, and higher rates of return. Whether you’re investing in early-stage companies, raising capital for your startup, or just interested in how angel investors really make their money, Startup Wealth will unravel the mystery surrounding startup capital. STARTUP WEALTH delivers engaging interviews with early- stage investors in Google, Invisalign, ZipCar, Uber, Twilio, Localytics, and other successful and not so successful companies. Find out how an amazing... more
by George FinneyOnce upon a time there was a company that made magic wands, but when they were hacked all the magic in the world couldn’t prevent their data from being stolen. If that company had a chance for a clean start, what would they have done differently? The unlikely hero isn’t a security guy. She’s a business elf who makes it her mission to change the way her company does business from the top down. Most books on Cybersecurity are written for highly technical professionals, focus on specific complia... more
by Robert E Starnes Jr
Whether you want to be a leasing professional or are already in the field and need a refresher course on best practices, this guide tells you what you need to know about the multifamily housing... More > industry. Robert E. Starnes Jr., who has sixteen years of experience in the industry, walks you through all the steps of leasing—from opening a clubhouse, to answering a phone, showing an apartment, creating a lease agreement, and following up with leads. Each chapter ends with key... more
by Randy StapilusThis is the book that brings together all the major strategies and tactics for book marketing as it is today - a fast-growing and astoundingly complex field. While many of the other hundreds of books on book marketing focus on a relatively small number of options, What Sells Books surveys the larger world (and it is a whole world) of book promotion alternatives, and helps you decide which is best for your book. The author, Randy Stapilus, has been a small press publisher for almost 30 years and ... more
by Mark LefkoSmart businesses care about Global Sustainability. It’s not just good PR―it’s good business, and a growing number of leading CEOs are embracing it. Mark Lefko’s Global Sustainability examines this vital subject from the perspective of today’s most influential business leaders. Global Sustainability means ensuring that everyone on Earth has what they need to survive and thrive. But in order for this to be feasible―and sustainable―businesses need to be able to turn a profit. Lefko shares profou... more
by John Singer
For every position that interests you there are dozens, possibly hundreds of applicants. You need to make yourself stand out—but how? Resume DNA: Succeeding in Spite of Yourself is a practical blueprint for navigating your way through a complicated, competitive job market.
You’ll learn to …
· identify the qualities that distinguish you from your c... more
by Valerie M. Grubb"Clash of the Generations" is not an ordinary management book written by someone who merely theorizes about what it’s like to lead employees. This is a book written by someone who has lived in the management trenches for more than twenty years and has managed thousands of employees across several major organizations (including NBC Universal, Oxygen Media, IAC, and Rolls-Royce). As companies continue to cut training dollars, leaving only years of “on the job” training as the main venue for the de... more
by Miles Anthony SmithIn this day and age, we talk about leadership and more and more books are available on the subject than ever before. The single keyword ‘leadership’ offers up more than 640 million search results on Google alone, and via the internet we can access leadership courses (like mine on Udemy.com) and online information more quickly and easily than ever before. We have more management consultants than ever before in the history of the world. Yet we have a severe lack of leadership in most areas of gove... more
Change Insight: Change as an Ongoing Capability to Fuel Digital Transformation (Digital Master Book 9)by Pearl Zhu
There are many books written about changes, but very few dig into the mindset level. Change Management starts with a thought, with a flash of insight, insight is the act or result of understanding the inner nature of changes or of seeing things intuitively. Change Management is always challenging with a high percentage of failure rate. Indeed, change is difficult. Some say change is not a problem, the primary reason for change failure is resistance to change while the second reason is the ina... more
by Muneeb Qadar
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by Sean IddingsHow does a great company sustain and grow profits for decades? Many people are familiar with Warren Buffett's analogy of a moat: various defenses to thwart competition. But moats are fleeting; they are here today and gone tomorrow. The more important question is, Who builds and maintains moats? Intelligent fanatics do. These leaders build high-performance organizations that can dominate for decades. Intelligent Fanatics Project looks at the stories of eight intelligent fanatics who built d... more