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The Effective Executive
Peter F. Drucker
The measure of the executive, Peter Drucker reminds us, is the ability to "get the right things done." This usually involves doing what other people have overlooked as well as avoiding what is unproductive. Intelligence, imagination, and knowledge may all be wasted in an executive job without the acquired habits of mind that mold them into results. Drucker identifies five practices essential to business effectiveness that can, and must , be ...
The Trust Edge: How Top Leaders Gain Faster Results, Deeper Relationships, and a Stronger Bottom Line
In The Trust Edge , David Horsager reveals the foundation of genuine success—trust. Based on research but made practical for today’s leader, The Trust Edge shows that trust is quantifiable and brings dramatic results to businesses and leaders. In this book, Horsager teaches readers how to build the 8 Pillars of Trust: 1. Clarity: People trust the clear and mistrust the ambiguous. 2. Compassion: People put faith in those who care ...
The Effective Executive: The Definitive Guide to Getting the Right Things Done (Harperbusiness Essentials)
Peter F. Drucker
What makes an effective executive? The measure of the executive, Peter F. Drucker reminds us, is the ability to "get the right things done." This usually involves doing what other people have overlooked as well as avoiding what is unproductive. Intelligence, imagination, and knowledge may all be wasted in an executive job without the acquired habits of mind that mold them into results. Drucker identifies five practices essential to business ...
"Headhunter" Hiring Secrets: The Rules of the Hiring Game Have Changed . . . Forever!
Halfway into 2013 job hunting still remains as brutal as it has ever been!! In "Headhunter" Hiring Secrets, discover how to use the secrets of headhunters to turn your job search into a job found! (New: The "Headhunter" Hiring Secrets Application Workbook , now available on Amazon.com, walks you through every step of the process.) This is the ONLY book that a job seeker needs today. I'd put off reading this book because I was scared ...
EntreLeadership: 20 Years of Practical Business Wisdom from the Trenches
Your company is only as strong as your leaders. These are the men and women doing battle daily beneath the banner that is your brand. Are they courageous or indecisive? Are they serving a motivated team or managing employees? Are they valued? Your team will never grow beyond you, so here’s another question to consider. Are you growing? Whether you’re sitting at the CEO’s desk, the middle manager’s cubicle, or a card table in your ...
The Tale of Three Trees : A Traditional Folktale
Angela Elwell Hunt
Lion Children's Books; Lion Publishing, 2001
Once upon a mountaintop, three little trees stood and dreamed of what they wanted to become when they grew up. Each of their dreams come true in an unexpected way in this lovely retelling of an old folk tale. This Lion classic, beloved by young and old, is now retold in simpler text for younger readers.
Jan Karon's Mitford Cookbook and Kitchen Reader: Recipes from Mitford Cooks, Favorite Tales from Mitford Books
Millions of Mitford fans around the world will agree—it’s easy to put on a pound or two reading a Mitford novel. Scene after scene of the bestselling series’ colorful characters enjoying tantalizing dishes can immediately start a craving. Then, before you know it, you’ve read several pages by the glow of the refrigerator lightbulb. Packed with more than 150 recipes from the Mitford novels and from the author’s own recipe box, Jan ...
The miracle of a second chance... Meredith Bancroft: A powerful executive in her family business, her heart is as cool as her blonde elegance. Matthew Farrell: A tall, handsome, relentlessly successful tycoon, racing from his bitter memories of childhood scarred by need and shame. Their lives are the envy of the watching world, but both are essentially alone, haunted by the legacy of the once-in-a-lifetime passion that exploded when their ...
Inspired: How To Create Products Customers Love
Why do some products make the leap to greatness while others do not? Creating inspiring products begins with discovering a product that is valuable, usable, and feasible. If you can not do this, then it s not worth building anything. - How do you decide which product opportunities to pursue? - How do you get evidence that the product you are going to ask your engineering team to build will be successful? - How do you identify the minimal ...
Job Searching with Social Media For Dummies
Harness social media to land your dream job For anyone looking for a first job, exploring a career change, or just setting up for future success, social media sites are proven platforms for facilitating connections, demonstrating passions and interests, and ultimately landing the job. Job Searching with Social Media For Dummies enables you to harness the power of the Internet to research and identify job opportunities, and then create a ...
Affiliate Program Management: An Hour a Day
Affiliate marketing is hot; here's how to get your program going Nearly every retailer in the Internet Retailers' Top 500 has an affiliate marketing program. Now free affiliate networks, automation software, and pay-for-performance compensation models are making it easy for small businesses to take advantage of this marketing tool. In the popular An Hour a Day format, this guide features a detailed, real-world, task-based approach to ...
The Accidental Salesperson: How to Take Control of Your Sales Career and Earn the Respect and Income You ...
This text gives salespeople who did not plan on a sales career a blueprint for dramatically improving their sales skills and results. It guides the reader through every aspect of the selling process and offers plenty of techniques to outpace others in the business of selling.
The PMP Exam: How to Pass on Your First Try
Here is the most definitive and up-to-date self study guide for the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam from the Project Management Institute. This single volume has been used successfully by project managers around the world, and it contains everything you need to pass the PMP Exam, including all exam topics, insider secrets, complete explanations of all PMP subjects, test tricks and tips, and hundreds of highly realistic ...
The Dream Manager
A business parable about how companies can achieve remarkable results by helping their employees fulfill their dreams Managing people is difficult. With disengagement and turnover on the rise, many managers are scratching their heads wondering what to do. It’s not that we don’t dream of being great managers, it’s just that we haven’t found a practical and efficient way to do it. Until now . . . The fictional company in this remarkable ...
Self-Management for Actors: Getting Down to (Show) Business
Cricket Feet Publishing
No other book for actors focuses so succinctly on the business of self-management. Whether an actor has an agent and manager on his or her team or is going it alone, "Self-Management for Actors" will provide a roadmap for surviving and thriving in the entertainment industry.
Internet Password Organizer
Innovention Lab Inc.
The experts agree, creating a unique, difficult to guess, strong password and then writing it down and storing it in a secure place is the best way to protect your accounts from being compromised by hackers. The Internet Password Organizer provides you with a single centralized location in which to store all your online account login information. Intuitively designed and carefully crafted to provide you with an experience that enables you, ...
Hire With Your Head: Using Performance-Based Hiring to Build Great Teams
Hire with Your Head Updated with new case studies and more coverage of the impact and importance of the Internet in the hiring process, this indispensable guide has shown tens of thousands of managers and human resources professionals how to find the perfect candidate for any position. Lou Adler's Performance-based Hiring is more powerful than ever! "We have chosen Performance-based Hiring because it's a comprehensive process, it's ...
The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Corporate America, Second Edition
Warren E. Buffett
Lawrence A. Cunningham
The Cunningham Group
NOTE: THIS EDITION IS OUT OF DATE AND OUT OF PRINT. THE 3rd EDITION (2013) I S AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE VIA AMAZON. CUSTOMER REVIEWS BELOW MAY STILL BE OF INTEREST / USE.
Carrots and Sticks Don't Work: Build a Culture of Employee Engagement with the Principles of RESPECT
Paul L. Marciano
Advance praise for Carrots and Sticks Don't Work : "Paul Marciano provides a wealth of prescriptive advice that absolutely makes sense. You can actually open the book to any chapter and gain ideas for immediate implementation." -- Beverly Kaye, coauthor of Love 'Em or Lose 'Em "This book should be in the hands of anyone who has to get work done through other people! It's an invaluable tool for any manager at any level." -- John L. Rice, ...
Love 'em or Lose 'em: Getting Good People to Stay
Beverly L. Kaye
With every employee who walks out the door costing up to 200 percent of their annual salary to replace, retention is one of the most important issues facing business today. This bestseller gives everyone from CEO to front-line supervisor solutions for keeping the employees they simply cant afford to lose. The authors show that what employees really want, even more than bigger salaries, are meaningful work, opportunities for growth, excellent ...
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