A Step-by-Step Guide to Mastering the Skills Taught In America's Top Business Schools

Author: Steven A. Silbiger

Publisher: HarperBusiness

ISBN: 9780062199577

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 448

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Steven Silbiger's international bestseller, The Ten-Day MBA, has already helped thousands master the skills taught at America's top-ten business schools—and at a fraction of the time and staggering cost that acquiring an MBA typically demands. This newly revised fourth edition contains the most up-to-date information available for understanding the intricacies of today's complex global business world. Distilling the material contained in most popular business courses presently offered at Harvard, Stanford, the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Chicago, Northwestern, and the University of Virginia—including leadership, corporate ethics and compliance, financial planning, real estate, and all the latest topics—this invaluable volume will teach you how to: Read and understand financial statements Draft and adopt effective and comprehensive marketing plans Comprehend accounting rules and methods Manage your relationship with your boss Develop corporate strategies Understand the present value concept Use quantitative techniques to evaluate projects Value stock, bond, and option investments Interpret the language of business law Master the most-used MBA jargon . . . and more The information, the expertise, and the confidence you need for success are all in the pages of this remarkable book—at the rate of one easy-to-follow chapter per day.
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Get Noticed in a Noisy World

Author: Michael S. Hyatt

Publisher: Thomas Nelson Inc

ISBN: 159555503X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 261

View: 2590

Discusses how to create a platform and build an audience using social media technologies.
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Author: Gerald G. Jampolsky, M.D.,Diane V. Cirincione,Carlos Santana,Julie Ruffo

Publisher: Mini Course Pub

ISBN: 9780979831508

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 60

View: 6201

A Mini Course for Life offers you new choices for old challenges and presents amazingly adaptable lessons for solving problems and for whatever life sends your way. It is about choices, challenges, and changes and about healing all your relationships. The concepts within the Mini Course are tried and tested and have been used with great success for over 30 years. They work on many levels from deeply personal to interpersonal and from situational to global. At all levels this simple, yet profound course provides a transformational new way of looking at and being in the world.
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365 Daily Meditations from A Course in Miracles

Author: Robert Holden, PhD

Publisher: Hay House, Inc

ISBN: 1781804621

Category: Self-Help

Page: 432

View: 3423

A Course in Miracles is a modern psycho-spiritual text that has inspired teachers like Marianne Williamson, Louise Hay, Wayne Dyer, Jerry Jampolsky, Sondra Ray, and Gabrielle Bernstein. With more than two million copies in print, in over thirty languages, individual students and study groups study it daily around the world. Robert Holden has studied the daily lessons offered in A Course in Miracles for twenty years. In Holy Shift!, Robert has selected 365 of his favorite passages from A Course in Miracles to serve as daily meditations throughout the year. Students who are already familiar with the Course will enjoy this portable edition of miracles, and those new to the Course will appreciate the friendly and accessible introduction. Holy Shiftwill help everyone to practice the universal tenets of this profound teaching and to experience a year of miracles.
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Author: Pat Pearson

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071603204

Category: Self-Help

Page: 240

View: 2666

Five proven strategies for getting “unstuck” at work, in relationships, and in life A self-published success, with more than 55,000 copies sold, this practical guide from a licensed psychotherapist shows you how to conquer any negative beliefs that might be sabotaging your life. Whether you're feeling stuck in your jobs, dating the wrong person, or unable to lose weight, this simple five-step plan can help transform self-defeating thinking into a higher “Deserve Level,” giving you the tools to stop self-sabotage—and embrace the happiness and success you deserve.
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Author: Robert H. Mnookin

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 0674504100

Category: Law

Page: 368

View: 5783

Conflict is inevitable, in both deals and disputes. Yet when clients call in the lawyers to haggle over who gets how much of the pie, traditional hard-bargaining tactics can lead to ruin. Too often, deals blow up, cases don't settle, relationships fall apart, justice is delayed. Beyond Winning charts a way out of our current crisis of confidence in the legal system. It offers a fresh look at negotiation, aimed at helping lawyers turn disputes into deals, and deals into better deals, through practical, tough-minded problem-solving techniques.
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Author: Hara Garoufalia-Middle,Howard Middle

Publisher: Contemporary Books

ISBN: 9780844245034

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 96

View: 6651

'Conversational Greek In 7 Days' focuses exclusively on the most common, everyday situations you'll encounter in Greece, explains everything in clear, concise English and provides practical, up-to-date cultural information. It's just what you need to communicate successfully in basic Greek.
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How to Find Creative Focus When You're Drowning in Your Daily Life

Author: Jessica Abel

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781546877349


Page: 258

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Go from overwhelmed, anxious, and stuck, to consistent, clear, and in control of your creative life. If you feel like you're floundering in the deep end (Not waving, drowning!), and anxiety over the complexity and enormousness of your creative projects overwhelms you, stop scrambling to fit everything in and feeling stretched thin. DIVE DEEP AND SWIM Sustain the energy you feel when thinking of how awesome your projects could be. Value your own creative work as highly as work you do for other people. Build a reusable structure and process that will consistently get you to the finish line. Blast through your stuck-ness. Focus. Finish. Move on to the next project. You're a creative person. Even if you have a hard time calling yourself a "writer" or an "artist" in public, making your creative work is core to who you are and how you see the world. You may be harboring a big, ambitious idea for a project. Possibly a lot of them. And it's killing you. You lie awake thinking about it...and hating yourself for not doing more to make it real. And then in the morning you're exhausted, and you can't believe you "wasted" more time on this stupid idea. Who ever told you you were creative anyway? You try to shove your idea away, to forget it. But your creative work is what keeps you sane. You can't not do this. So you live with guilt and anxiety all the time. You've tried to carve out the time and attention you need to devote to your creative work. You've made ambitious goals, you've written lists, you've scheduled calendars...you've installed shackles on your desk chair. But chaining yourself to your work only seems to make you more distractible and more miserable. (And those unsightly leg sores!) Maybe you've even tried to borrow time-management tips from the business world. Get things done! Build seven habits! Eat that frog! But following business-minded productivity systems just doesn't work for you. The issue isn't simply getting "things" done, it's allowing yourself to devote precious time and attention to the vital, self-generated creative work that builds toward your vision for the future. The problem is, the life you're living is already full. You've made a lot of promises, to yourself, your family, your friends, and your community, that you'll be there for them. You probably have a job; you may have kids. You may well have many competing ideas for your creative work. Where, exactly, can you find that mythical Creative Focus Unicorn? In Growing Gills, you'll discover that the power is already within you to make your work. The biggest obstacles to your getting your important creative work done lie in the unknowns you're facing. Growing Gills takes you step by step through the process of pinning down exactly what's stopping you from finishing your beautiful, inventive, and potentially game-changing projects. Using the power of conscious decision, you'll build your own unique system for fitting creative work into your existing life, taking into consideration how you work best. Like a custom-designed, powered exoskeleton, your personal system will bolster and support your creative practice day in and day out, so that you can grow up and grow old while continuing to make your creative work...without chucking out all the other connections to your family and the world that make your life rich and worth living. GROWING GILLS: Breathe in the deep end. With your purchase of the ebook or print edition, you'll also get: The Growing Gills Workbook for free A checklist to identify what specifically stands in your way An invitation to a 5-day free minicourse where you'll build a plan to overcome those obstacles.
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How to Live a Long and Healthy Life

Author: William Roache

Publisher: Hay House, Inc

ISBN: 1788170369

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 240

View: 9208

William Roache is known worldwide for his portrayal of Ken Barlow in Coronation Street. Now aged 86, he still appears regularly in the show and rebuffs any notion that age brings decline.In Life and Soul, William shares his strategy for keeping fit and healthy, for maintaining his youthful looks and for coping with life’s most challenging times. He talks openly about the life choices that form the basis for his well-being: from the meditation techniques that have kept him going through the darkest days, to lessons he has learned about the power of love, kindness and positive thinking.William speaks openly and honestly about how his lifestyle gave him the strength to live through recent events, including the deaths of his wife Sara, and close friend Anne Kirkbride, as well as a harrowing court case.William reveals his common-sense approach to diet and exercise that keeps him t, healthy and looking 10 years younger than his age. He talks about the support of his family and friends, and explains why he believes that we must accept and embrace hard times – and how we can become stronger as a result. He now shares his personal philosophy for living a rich and rewarding life, and the lessons he has learned along the way – lessons he hopes will help others to achieve a long, happy and healthy life too.
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Four Steps to Rewire Your Brain

Author: Don Joseph Goewey

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1582704910

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 240

View: 6028

"Alleviating stress leads to success. Stress debilitates and even damages the brain, inhibiting you from living your fullest, most successful life. Every level of life, from career to family to your golf score, is all about higher brain networks functioning at optimum. In The End of Stress, Don Joseph Goeweybrings a simple, straightforward solution that literally switches the brain's auto-pilot from habitual stress and anxiety, to one that's calm and wired for success. By utilizing the latest research inneuroscience and neuroplasticity, Goewey offers a 4-step process that has been tested through webinars and seminars in high stress environments with chief executives, managers, engineers, and even blue collar construction workers. The End of Stress givesyou easy to apply tools to transcend stress and build the brain structure and chemistry to bring you your best day every day"--
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Learn Killer Strategies for Writing Book Descriptio

Author: Gary Webb, Dr.

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781530404353


Page: 104

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Do You Know the 12 Proven Steps To Write Book Descriptions to Make Your Book Sell?Nonfiction authors often neglect being creative when writing book descriptions. They imagine that the great content inside the book will make it a success. What a joke! Writing book descriptions is a form of copy writing - it's advertising! You are not just telling what is inside the covers. You are telling the potential reader why they should buy the book. You are telling them in a way that appeals to both their reason and emotions. It is literally an art form of its own, but you can learn to do far better than most of the descriptions on the Net.In this 12-step book, you'll learn everything you need to write compelling, interesting, and persuasive book descriptions.As a result:* You'll have more initial sales of your books than you would have had without it. * You will have fewer bad reviews because your readers will know in advance what they are getting. * You will understand your competition and write better descriptions than they have. * You will attract more readers to your book page through the words included in the description. * You will learn how to close the sale through an effective call to action.Look at the book descriptions on Amazon! Most of them are poorly organized and unattractive. Most don't answer the reader's most important question, "What's in it for me?" This book is your first step in mastering the fine art of book descriptions that sell. This book will pay for itself by helping you with your book promotion and sales. It will also help you to write those short blurbs that most promotion sites want. It will help you know what to say on the back of your printed books. What can I say? You NEED this book!
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A 7-Day Journey to Discover Your Purpose, Ignite Your Vision, and Empower Your Life

Author: Jamie Mailhot

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780998180519


Page: N.A

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Complete and Candid Guide, A

Author: Judith Appelbaum

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062735098

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 400

View: 3108

The classic, bestselling guide to getting published In the 20 years since it first appeared, hundreds of thousands of writers'professionals as well as beginners--have read, followed and benefited from How to Get Happily Published. This new edition adds material on making deals with publishers (and what's important), working with small publishers (and when that's preferable), capitalizing on contacts (and where to make them), deciding whether to self-publish (and how much that costs), using new electronic media (to publish; to get information, publicity, promotion and sales; and to connect with enthusiastic readers), and making your work sell better (whoever the publisher is). Plus hundreds of new resources--books, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, groups, experts and Internet sites covering every step of the publishing process.
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Author: Shirley Baldwin,Douglas Baldwin

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies

ISBN: 9780844244679

Category: Audiobooks

Page: 92

View: 4562

A short course with 3 lessons for each day of a week's vacation in France. Useable for other French-language countries.
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Growing Up in Canada's Toughest Neighbourhood

Author: Kathy Dobson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781550653236

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 219

View: 2987

In the Point St. Charles of the author’s childhood people move for one of two reasons: their apartment is on fire, or the rent is due. Starting in 1968, eight-year-old Kathy Dobson shares her early years growing up in Point St. Charles, an industrial slum in Montreal (now in the process of gentrification). She offers a glimpse into the culture of extreme poverty, giving an insider’s view into a neighbourhood then described as the “toughest in Canada.” When student social workers and medical students from McGill University invade the Point, Kathy and her five sisters witness their mother transform from a defeated welfare recipient to an angry and confrontational community organizer who joins in the fight against a city that has turned a blind eye on some of its most vulnerable citizens. When her mother wins the right for Kathy and her two older sisters to attend schools in one of Montreal’s richest neighbourhoods,Kathy is thrown into a foreign world with a completely different set of rules, leading to disastrous results.
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Author: Georges Perec,Simon Morris

Publisher: Information as Material

ISBN: 9781907468155


Page: 292

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Pigeon Reader is inspired by Georges Perec's thoughts on reading, which he likened to 'a pigeon pecking at the ground in search of breadcrumbs'.Morris' intervention oscillates between the obvious and the indecipherable, the trivial or the commonplace and the strange and the unexpected; between sense and non-sense, logic and absurdity, simplicity and abstruseness; between what the artwork shows and what it says. Pigeon Reader is an intervention in a precise facsimile edition of Perec's book, Species of Spaces and Other Pieces (trans. John Sturrock, London: Penguin books, 1997).In remaking the full book, Morris' conviction has gone beyond the recent tradition of the artists' insert. Within the paratext he has corrupted the corporate branding, with penguins morphing into pigeons and advertisements re-imagined.One could be forgiven for asking why someone would remake an entire book just to make a conceptual play in a single chapter. Morris would likely respond with Perec's closing words from the very chapter re-played: 'These are questions that I ask, and I think there is some point in a writer asking them.'
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Write a Bestseller in 30 Days!

Author: Gundi Gabrielle

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781544875064


Page: 178

View: 601

Write an Amazon Kindle Bestseller in the next 30 Days! Sound to good to be true? Well, with the right strategy and proper research before you start, it is absolutely possible, even if: - you are not a writer - have no marketing experience - don't have a large following yet As a 6-time #1 Bestselling Author, Gundi knows a thing or two about writing & publishing bestsellers. All her books reached #1 within just a few days of publishing and over time, she developed a Step-by-Step, proven and easy-to-follow System that can help you reach Bestseller status with your very first book. "Kindle Bestseller Publishing" is part 5 of the "The Sassy Way.....when you have NO CLUE!" series, that teaches Internet Marketing to total beginners. You might not think of Kindle Publishing as a marketing tool, but it is actually: One of the fastest, most efficient ways to build a following online! For your blog, your social media platforms, your business or any service you are offering. In addition, KINDLE PUBLISHING offers the following BENEFITS: - The Prestige of being a published - or even Bestselling - Author - Instant Authority in your Field - New clients and customers on auto-pilot who will trust you a lot more, because you have already proven yourself - Passive Income - Automatic List Building. Email marketing is widely considered the most powerful marketing technique of all, more than Facebook and Google Ads combined. Publishing a book on Amazon can help you build your mailing list on auto-pilot - and Amazon even pays you to do it..... This book will teach you STEP-BY-STEP how to go from zero to published - and - possibly a Bestseller! It is NOT an in-depth WRITING COURSE although some basic instructions and tips are provided. "Kindle Bestseller Publishing" focuses on the Marketing aspects of publishing a book on Amazon and in particular, what it takes to reach Bestseller status - the "science" behind it. Important areas that will be covered include:: - Researching profitable Book Ideas - Understanding Amazon's Algorithm and how new readers can find you - How to optimize your meta data, including your book title to trigger Amazon's algorithm to promote your book heavily - Category and Keyword Research and how Bestseller ranking on Amazon works - How to market your book during Launch Week and much more.... Are you ready to write and publish your first Bestseller? Then, scroll back up now and hit the BUY Button
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17 Mistakes Self-Published Authors Make That Sabotage Their Success (and How to Fix Them)

Author: Derek Doepker

Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub

ISBN: 9781500779313

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 84

View: 7389

Could A Hidden Mistake Be Sabotaging Your Success As An Author?Becoming a massively successful self-published author isn't easy. Even just one missing link in an otherwise perfect plan can kill your results.The easiest way to avoid these mistakes is to learn from those who have made the mistakes for you, found a way to overcome them, and can take you by the hand to show you the principles you need to follow to guarantee long-term success.This is not strictly a book on marketing strategies, how to write a better book, or a technical guide to self-publishing. Instead, this book gives you what you really need to succeed - the real world principles all successful authors follow.Inside you'll discover...• Why struggling authors sabotage any chance of success before they write a single word… and how to virtually guarantee you'll have a bestselling book, before you even begin.• Why struggling authors spend countless hours and hundreds of dollars publishing their dream book, only to find it gets lost among all the other self-published “wannabe” books… and how you can make sure your book stands out from the competition.• Why struggling authors can have the best written book on a topic... but still fail to make it a best selling book.• Why struggling authors often never get their book or series finished… and how you hack your motivation and creative inspiration to get your book done fast.• Why struggling authors' creativity can be what leads to their failure… and how you can combine one simple thing with creativity to give you an edge no one else has.• Why struggling authors turn off potential readers before they've even had a chance to read their book… and how you can utilize simple psychological tactics that practically force browsers to purchase your book.• Why struggling authors can't create a long-term business… and how you can set things up from the start to ensure you're thriving off of book sales for years to come.You can either unknowingly make these mistakes and wonder why you're not seeing the results you want as an author, or you can learn from a #1 best selling author and publishing coach saving yourself countless hours and headaches.After getting your copy of "Why Authors Fail," you'll never again have to worry you don't know what it takes to become the successful author you were meant to be.About The AuthorDerek Doepker is a multiple bestselling self-published author and publishing coach. He has assisted over 1,300 students from all over the world on publishing, marketing, and book creation.
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