In What It Takes, Amy Henry, a formidable businesswoman and national star from The Apprentice, shares her experiences, skills, and in-your-face advice for moving up in today's workplace.
"Great book for Women to get to the Top"
Speak your mind effectively! The best, most direct way to convey your intelligence, expertise, professionalism, and personality to other people is through talking to them. But most people have no idea what they sound like. And even if they do, they don’t think they can change it. It’s the Way You Say It is a thorough, nuts-and-bolts guide to becoming aware and taking control of how you communicate with others. Dr. Carol Fleming provides detailed advice and scores of exercises.
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In the world of entrepreneurship, your vision solidifies your resolve when things get tough, and it reminds you why you went into business in the first place. Authors, brothers, and serial entrepreneurs, Matthew and Adam Toren have compiled a wealth of valuable information on the passionate and pragmatic realities of starting your own business. They've also gathered insights from some of the world's most successful entrepreneurs. This book delivers the information that both established and budding entrepreneurs need.
"wasn't for me."
The IT world is fascinating inside and out. Every year, new technologies come to the market to much appeal and praise, from phones to computers to cybersecurity programs. However, what people do not see covered in the press as much are the IT projects that do not make it big. A realty of the technology world is that projects fail every year - many projects. Furthermore, government entities, who one would think had all tools necessary to launch a successful IT project, have a long list of failed IT projects.
Healthcare is a big business and is only continuing to grow. Because of this, technology must adapt and transform to meet the needs of the public. Failed healthcare IT projects are nothing new. However, they surely are something that can be learned from. In every failure is a lesson that can be used for a future project - a lesson that can help to save, or better, someone else's life.
"Unclear Business Cases, weak lessons learned"
While factories across the Midwest shutter their doors, Cleveland-based manufacturer Lincoln Electric has thrived for more than a century. In addition to being profitable and technologically innovative, through good times and bad, the company has fulfilled its unique promise of "guaranteed continuous employment." Workers are viewed as assets—not liabilities.
"Worst narrator ever heard"
With automated email follow up, Missouri dentist Dr. Burleson grew revenues 180%, reduced acquisition costs by 56% and went from five to 42 holidays/year. New York Entrepreneur Dana Levy started her business from 0 and sold it eight years later for $125 million....
Showing organizations how business model innovation should be a key focus area in today's global economy, this book features cases from businesses around the globe that have developed customized business models and achieved spectacular levels of performance. Filled with interviews with key executives, this audiobook reveals the role of technology in driving and enabling changes to fundamental facets of a business. Companies around the world are innovating their business models with tremendous results. IT-Driven Business Models shows interested organizations how they can start the process.
I think it's about time someone finally got it right. That's why we decided to start IT Free Fall and committed ourselves to helping business owners. If you just want your IT problems handled quickly and correctly the first time, this book is for you!
"IT Free Fall - Saved ME!"
Passive income is important because it will add income to your bottom line without taking hours of your time like a 9-5 job. An example could be money you earn on the stock market, from rental income, or from dividends. It is considered passive income if you do not have to be totally "active" in earning it. That does not mean you will not spend any time earning it, but the amount of time that you do spend will be much less than your full-time
If you want to experience lasting success in life and business, a personal philosophy is essential. More than an action statement, your philosophy expresses the values that drive your actions. Author and entrepreneur Charles King eloquently illustrates this in his contemporary business parable, which tells the fictional story of 35-year-old CEO Jim Lincoln.
Ask for It explains why it's essential to ask (men do it all the time) and teaches you how to ask effectively, in ways that feel comfortable to you as a woman. Whether you currently avoid negotiating like the plague or consider yourself hard-charging and fearless, Babcock and Laschever's compelling stories of real women will help you recognize how much more you deserve.
"Ask for It: How Women Can Use Power of Negotiation"
This audiobook is full of ideas. It is a guide that will help you to make the most educated decision possible when you finally decide to align with a company. It will provide you with basic questions you need answered before you join any company. Make your decision based on fact, not simply others' opinions....Take your time: Use a friend as a gut check or sounding board for the answers you receive. Make your own decision. Do not just take our word. Good luck in growing your self-worth and in your pursuit of personal and professional growth!
It's not easy being an IT manager. There are constant staffing issue, budget issues, project issues, and the challenge of keeping your management informed about what is going on. The one thing that too many of us end up overlooking as we try to accomplish all of these things is that we have one more management job to do: Manage our careers.
Suzanne de Janasz, a professor of leadership and organization development at IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland, Kees van der Graaf, the former head of Unilever’s European business, and Michael Watkins, cofounder and chairman of Genesis Advisers and a professor of leadership and organizational change at IMD, report on how to give a new executive the best possible start.
Learn the formula for motivation that all great achievers use in their lives. See immediate results as you integrate the formula into your own life. Dave urges the elimination of runaway self-esteem, which he critiques with force and conviction, debunking other popular self-help theories. Having cleared the way, he encourages the pursuit of balance so that every listener can become a legacy achiever through exercising appropriate influence, developing innate creativity, and infusing a dash of humor.
Thomas M. Hout, a visiting professor at the University of Hong Kong's School of Business, and Pankaj Ghemawat, a Professor of Global Strategy at IESE Business School in Barcelona, write about how China may overtake the West as the globe's technology powerhouse.
Every business situation is both a presentation and a chance to leave a positive impression. In Talk Your Way to the Top, corporate communications gurus Kevin Daley and Laura Daley-Caravella give listeners the know-how to recognize and maximize the opportunities they face throughout the day.
"Great formulas for speaking with confidence."
VC Money describes the best approach to interest VCs in your business venture and what steps to take, in what order, to gain their increasing commitment to your concept as well as to invite them in to be a trusted advisor. The 12 Steps come from the writings of many VCs about what they want to learn about prospective ventures and what are the most important answers they seek. A must-listen for any budding entrepreneur.
The characteristics that enable a company to grow revenues by at least 5 percent year after year.