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Your key to success in high-end investments Looking for help making smarter, more profitable high-end investment decisions? Why buy 13 books that cover each of the major topics you need to understand, when High-Powered Investing All-In-One For Dummies gives you 13 expert guides for the price of one? This hands-on resource arms you with an arsenal of advanced investing techniques for everything from stocks and futures to options and exchange-...
Best, Eric, Best, Joel
This illuminating investigation uncovers the full dimensions of the student loan disaster. A father and son team#151;one a best-selling sociologist, the other a former banker and current quantitative researcher#151;probes how we've reached the point at which student loan debt#151;now exceeding $1 trillion and predicted to reach $2 trillion by 2020#151;threatens to become the sequel to the mortgage meltdown. In spite of their good intentions,...
Madsbjerg, Christian, Rasmussen, Mikkel B.
Businesses need a new type of problem solving. Why? Because they are getting people wrong. Traditional problem-solving methods taught in business schools serve us well for some of the everyday challenges of business, but they tend to be ineffective with problems involving a high degree of uncertainty. Why? Because, more often than not, these tools are based on a flawed model of human behavior. And that flawed model is the invisible scaffolding...
Ted Prodromou

Who should you follow? How many people should you follow? How often should you tweet? Most people don't get Twitter. Longtime internet guru Ted Prodromou shows you how to become someone who does. Set to prove that 140 characters or less and a hashtag can dramatically grow your brand and your business, Prodromou takes you step by step into the Twitterverse and shows you how to tweet your way to the top of your industry.

Sandberg, Sheryl

Thirty years after women became 50 percent of the college graduates in the United States, men still hold the vast majority of leadership positions in government and industry. This means that women's voices are still not heard equally in the decisions that most affect our lives. In "Lean In, " Sheryl Sandberg examines why women's progress in achieving leadership roles has stalled, explains the root causes, and offers compelling, commonsense...

Starkman, Dean (Editor)

An anthology Malcolm Gladwell has called "riveting and indispensable," The Best Business Writing is a far-ranging survey of business's dynamic relationship with politics, culture, and life. This year's selections include John Markoff ( New York Times ) on innovations in robot technology and the decline of the factory worker; Evgeny Morozov ( New Republic ) on the questionable value of the popular TED conference series and the idea industry...

Jones, Terry

Every business needs to innovate, but few know where to start. ON Innovation, gives leaders seventy-two simple but powerful ideas they can use to create a more innovative organization.Drawing from his experience as founder and CEO at Travelocity.com and from the ten other startups where he's worked, Jones helps readers turn innovation from an academic exercise into an everyday skill.The stories from his career and personal experiences provide...

Martin, Judith, Martin, Nicholas Ivor

The route from cubicle to corner office is strewn with etiquette land mines, and now that the boundaries separating work from personal life are blurred, even polite people dont recognize the difference between professional and social manners. Whats a contemporary professional to do? No need to convene a focus group or appeal to HR--consult Miss Manners. With wit and wisdom, she restores civility, guiding you around your coworkers messy...

Sinek, Simon

"A powerful and penetrating exploration of what separates great companies and great leaders from the rest." -Polly LaBarre, coauthor of Mavericks at Work Why are some people and organizations more innovative, more influential, and more profitable than others? Why do some command greater loyalty? In studying the leaders who've had the greatest influence in the world, Simon Sinek discovered that they all think, act, and communicate in the exact...

Henry, Todd

Many of us assume that our creative process is beyond our ability to influence, and pay attention to it only when it isn't working properly. For the most part, we go about our daily tasks and everything just "works." Until it doesn't. Adding to this lack of understanding is the rapidly accelerating pace of work. Each day we are face escalating expectations and a continual squeeze to do more with less. We are asked to produce an ever-...