Robert Caro's monumental book makes public what few outsiders have known: that Robert Moses was the single most powerful man of our time in the City and in the State of New York. And in telling the Moses story, Caro both opens up to an unprecedented degree the way in which politics really happens - the way things really get done in America's City Halls and Statehouses - and brings to light a bonanza of vital new information.
Built on foundations set in the previous two volumes, Be the Better Broker, Volume 3 is a detailed, step-by-step guide to the client-broker experience. From the opening question - "What's your best rate?" - to the two magic words - "File Complete!" - this book will give you access to the processes, scripts, and strategies used during hundreds of conversations addressing application intake, overcoming objections, the signing of the mortgage commitment, compliance, and insurance documents.
Whether you are a rookie or an established broker, this is the guide you need to lay the foundations for long-term success. Author Dustan Woodhouse has packed this book with dozens of tips and lessons gleaned from personal experience processing over 1,300 mortgage files and taking in over 2,000 applications verbally.
In his final hours in the Oval Office, the outgoing President grants a controversial last-minute pardon to Joel Backman, a notorious Washington power broker who has spent the last six years hidden away in a federal prison. What no one knows is that the President issues the pardon only after receiving enormous pressure from the CIA. It seems Backman, in his power broker heyday, may have obtained secrets that compromise the world's most sophisticated satellite surveillance system.
"Why all the bad reviews?"
Twenty years ago, a terrified young boy was abducted in the middle of the night by masked intruders while his sister watched, paralyzed with fear. Returned after a harrowing nine months with his captors, Thea's brother has never been the same. This life-shattering experience drove Thea to become what she is today: a world-class freedom broker. Most hostage-recovery work is done at the negotiation table, but when diplomacy fails, Thea leads Quantum Security International's black-ops team on highly sensitive rescue missions.
"Had high hopes for this one, but it was only ok!"
For 18 years Jack has been a “transplant tourism director,” sending wealthy Americans and Europeans in need of kidneys and other organs to third-world countries where they would buy them from transplant centers on the take. The death of a client and a newfound relationship lead to a crisis of conscience as he is forced to choose between a $2 million commission - and participating in a murder.
"THE ORGAN BROKER"
You may already know this, but in case you didn't, here are some facts about why freight brokerage business is growing and why it is so lucrative to get in to: since 2012, freight brokerage industry has been seeing a steady 6-12% growth every year; the ongoing economic recovery is bringing an increase in demand for trucking service; and more!
"Best Grisham to date!"
Be the Better Broker is a series of books that teaches the core principles of successful mortgage brokering. This volume focuses on the traits, habits, and skills to start forming before you enter the business. This is the top producer starter kit.
"Drop the Twenty and don't look back!"
For more than a century, the interplay between private, investor-owned electric utilities and government regulators has shaped the electric power industry in the United States. Provision of an essential service to largely dependent consumers invited government oversight and ever more sophisticated market intervention. The industry has sought to manage, coopt, and profit from government regulation. In The Power Brokers, Jeremiah Lambert maps this complex interaction from the late 19th century to the present day.
"Interesting narrative of a complex industry"
One fateful day, Brother Ty - a failed, alcoholic Wall Street trader who had retreated to a monastery - decided to let God be his broker. He saved his monastery and discovered the Seven and a Half Laws of spiritual and financial growth. Now, for the first time, Brother Ty reveals his secrets and tells you how you can get God to be your broker.
"An entertaining fiction"
Business Brokers and Securities Laws is a monograph on securities law and finders fees.
From the pink cliffs of Brittany to the painted wagons of Sicily, from the slums of Paris to the medieval estates of Europe, this romantic adventure moves at breakneck speed through a land of crime, love and deception. The kidnapping of beautiful French actress, Chantal Armand, forms the hub of a wheel around which art and science, sacrifice and arrogance, love and hate spin at a dizzying pace. The Poppy Broker leads us into the world of Tommaso Scalzone, a man as brilliant as he is glacial; a man who has masterminded a plot to associate Al Qaeda with the Mafia.
The law of attraction is based on the idea that everything in the universe has a polarity, meaning that everything - from the food you eat to the people you talk to, to the things you say to the things you think - contains either a positive or a negative kind of energy. Notice that being with people who complain or rant a lot tends to make you feel bad, even though you're not exactly experiencing what they're going through - that's the law of attraction working its magic. When you focus on negative stuff, then more negative stuff will happen.
My name is George A. Stewart, I am 43 years old, and I worked for 12 years as a store manager for Burger King - a truly dead end job. I decided to quit and took up a job as a freight agent working under an established freight broker. My job included looking for new clients, taking orders, and matching shippers with carriers. In one year or so, I felt that I had enough experience and contacts to start my own firm. In this book I've outlined every step to becoming a successful freight broker - steps that anyone can understand and follow.
This is a story from the The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes I collection.
Finn Harding (Mr. Finn to his clients) specializes in finding people who don't want to be found. Stripped of his PI license, Finn begins working for the type of clientele who operate in the shadows, pay in cash, and don't care if he's licensed or not. As Finn becomes ensnared in a plot to take over a black-market information brokerage, he finds himself and his family straddling the thin line between life and death.
"great story, excellent narration."
Investigative journalist Scott Carney has spent five years on the ground tracing the lucrative and deeply secretive trade in human bodies and body parts - a vast hidden economy known as the "red market".By turns tragic, voyeuristic, and thought-provoking, The Red Market is an eye-opening, surreal look at a little-known global industry and its implications for all our lives.
"Interesting and depressing"
A groundbreaking book that challenges Americans to reevaluate our views on how corruption and private interest have infiltrated every level of society.
The institutions and big players of Wall Street shape your financial world in a profound way; many act on behalf of millions of people as they invest pension funds, retirement plans, or other group assets. Investment bankers play a key role for companies that sell stock; stock brokers offer an array of services to fit a number of investor needs. Learn how deal makers, brokers, and bankers shape your financial opportunities.