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Blended Learning in Grades 4-12: Leveraging the Power of Technology to Create Student-Centered Classrooms
Catlin R. (Rice) Tucker
Use technology to focus on your students! In this step-by-step guide, teacher and education blogger Catlin Tucker outlines the process for integrating online discussion with face-to-face instruction in a way that empowers teachers to focus their energies where they’re most needed. With concrete strategies, ready-to-use resources, and sample rubrics grounded in the Common Core State Standards, this book shows teachers how to: ...
Architecting the Cloud: Design Decisions for Cloud Computing Service Models (SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS)
Michael J. Kavis
An expert guide to selecting the right cloud service model for your business Cloud computing is all the rage, allowing for the delivery of computing and storage capacity to a diverse community of end-recipients. However, before you can decide on a cloud model, you need to determine what the ideal cloud service model is for your business. Helping you cut through all the haze, Architecting the Cloud is vendor neutral and guides you in making ...
Inbound Marketing, Revised and Updated: Attract, Engage, and Delight Customers Online
Attract, engage, and delight customers online Inbound Marketing, Revised and Updated: Attract, Engage, and Delight Customers Online is a comprehensive guide to increasing online visibility and engagement. Written by top marketing and startup bloggers, the book contains the latest information about customer behavior and preferred digital experiences. From the latest insights on lead nurturing and visual marketing to advice on producing ...
Executive Presence: The Art of Commanding Respect Like a CEO
Get the Key to the Boardroom with Powerful Executive Presence! “This book can be a key aid in helping you make it to the next level! Great coaching for anyone who is even thinking of becoming an executive!” Marshall Goldsmith, New York Times bestselling author of What Got You Here Won’t Get You There “On the corporate battlefield a true leader’s success is based upon his or her ability to communicate effectively, persuade ...
Tribal Leadership: Leveraging Natural Groups to Build a Thriving Organization
“ Tribal Leadership gives amazingly insightful perspective on how people interact and succeed. I learned about myself and learned lessons I will carry with me and reflect on for the rest of my life.” —John W. Fanning, Founding Chairman and CEO napster Inc. “An unusually nuanced view of high-performance cultures.” — Inc. Within each corporation are anywhere from a few to hundreds of separate tribes. In Tribal Leadership , Dave ...
Leverage Leadership: A Practical Guide to Building Exceptional Schools
Paul Bambrick-Santoyo (Managing Director of Uncommon Schools) shows leaders how they can raise their schools to greatness by following a core set of principles. These seven principles, or "levers," allow for consistent, transformational, and replicable growth. With intentional focus on these areas, leaders will leverage much more learning from the same amount of time investment. Fundamentally, each of these seven levers answers the core ...
Freemium Economics: Leveraging Analytics and User Segmentation to Drive Revenue (The Savvy Manager's Guides)
Eric Benjamin Seufert
Freemium Economics presents a practical, instructive approach to successfully implementing the freemium model into your software products by building analytics into product design from the earliest stages of development. Your freemium product generates vast volumes of data, but using that data to maximize conversion, boost retention, and deliver revenue can be challenging if you don't fully understand the impact that small changes can have ...
Analytics in a Big Data World: The Essential Guide to Data Science and its Applications (Wiley and SAS ...
The guide to targeting and leveraging business opportunities using big data & analytics By leveraging big data & analytics, businesses create the potential to better understand, manage, and strategically exploiting the complex dynamics of customer behavior. Analytics in a Big Data World reveals how to tap into the powerful tool of data analytics to create a strategic advantage and identify new business opportunities. Designed to be an ...
Leveraging the Universe: 7 Steps to Engaging Life's Magic
Atria Books/Beyond Words
You can’t know where or when the Universe will enter your affairs— only that it will. So just pitch your pitches, take your baby steps, enjoy the journey, and prepare to be astounded. Building on the principles shared in Infinite Possibilities and Manifesting Change , New York Times bestselling author Mike Dooley offers his first “how-to” book, spelling out exactly what can, should, and must be done to harness the Universe and ...
The End of Diversity As We Know It: Why Diversity Efforts Fail and How Leveraging Difference Can Succeed (BK ...
The idea for this book came to Martin Davidson during a disarmingly honest conversation with a CFO he worked with. “Look,” the executive said, clearly troubled. “I know we can get a diverse group of people around the table. But so what? What difference does it really make to getting bottom-line results?” Answering the “so what?” led Davidson to explore the flaws in how companies typically manage diversity. They don’t integrate ...
Value-Added Selling: How to Sell More Profitably, Confidently, and Professionally by Competing on Value, Not ...
Your customers have come a long way since Value-Added Selling was published twenty-five years ago. More knowledgeable, proactive, and price conscious, they regularly scour the Internet for low prices and have come to expect much more for each dollar they spend. Now, Tom Reilly has updated his sales classic to address a marketplace where slashing deals has become the standard response to buyers’ addictions to bargain-basement prices. Used ...
Leveraged Financial Markets: A Comprehensive Guide to Loans, Bonds, and Other High-Yield Instruments ...
Public companies acquire most of their outside capital from debt fi nancing and, more specifi cally, leveraged finance--an asset class that falls somewhere between traditional fixed income and stocks. While this type of debt fi nancing carries significant risk to both investors and companies, the potential returns make leveraged finance a cornerstone of the modern financial markets. Leveraged Financial Markets is a gathering of the most ...
Inside the Tornado: Strategies for Developing, Leveraging, and Surviving Hypergrowth Markets (Collins ...
Geoffrey A. Moore
In this, the second of Geoff Moore's classic three-part marketing series, Moore provides highly useful guidelines for moving products beyond early adopters and into the lucrative mainstream market. Updated for the HarperBusiness Essentials series with a new author's note. Once a product "crosses the chasm" it is faced with the "tornado," a make or break time period where mainstream customers determine whether the product takes off or falls ...
Analytics Across the Enterprise: How IBM Realizes Business Value from Big Data and Analytics (IBM Press)
Brenda L. Dietrich
Emily C. Plachy
How to Transform Your Organization with Analytics: Insider Lessons from IBM’s Pioneering Experience Analytics is not just a technology: It is a better way to do business. Using analytics, you can systematically inform human judgment with data-driven insight. This doesn’t just improve decision-making: It also enables greater innovation and creativity in support of strategy. Your transformation won’t happen overnight; however, it is ...
Game-Changing Advisory Boards: Leveraging Outside Wisdom to Deliver Sustainable Value
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Subtitle:Leveraging Outside Wisdom to Create Sustainable Value Learn from the owners of 21 privately owned companies how they leveraged their advisory boards to build highly valuable companies. Several of these companies sold and these owners received $1.1 Billion. Others continue to run their companies and build value. The authors have served on over 80 boards, both advisory and fiduciary. They currently serve as chairmen and members of ...
Applied Predictive Analytics: Principles and Techniques for the Professional Data Analyst
Learn the art and science of predictive analytics — techniques that get results Predictive analytics is what translates big data into meaningful, usable business information. Written by a leading expert in the field, this guide examines the science of the underlying algorithms as well as the principles and best practices that govern the art of predictive analytics. It clearly explains the theory behind predictive analytics, teaches the ...
The Fast Path to Corporate Growth: Leveraging Knowledge and Technologies to New Market Applications
Marc H. Meyer
Oxford University Press
Every company can point to a growth strategy. Few, however, systematically implement it; instead, they tweak current products with incremental innovations, or attempt to buy growth through acquisitions. Neither is a satisfactory solution. Internally generated growth accomplished thorugh product line renewal and new service development is essential to the long-term vitality of business across industries. The Fast Path to Corporate Growth takes ...
Five Levers to Improve Learning: How to Prioritize for Powerful Results in Your School
Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development
Why have decades of school reform had so little measurable effect on student achievement? Why have billions of dollars spent on technology, small-school initiatives, and school-choice options failed to improve our schools? Too often, educators are simply pulling the wrong levers, say Tony Frontier and James Rickabaugh. They explain that the various components of schooling fall into five categories: structure, sample, standards, strategy, and ...
The Value of Debt: How to Manage Both Sides of a Balance Sheet to Maximize Wealth
Thomas J. Anderson
A New York Times bestseller and one of the Ten Best Business Books of 2013 by WealthManagement.com , this book brings a new vision of the value of debt in the management of individual and family wealth In this groundbreaking book, author Tom Anderson argues that, despite the reflex aversion most people have to debt—an aversion that is vociferously preached by most personal finance authors—wealthy individuals and families, as well as ...
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