A breakthrough book about the actual realistic value of purchasing flexible vacation ownership as a catalyst to make us enjoy our life and commit to taking time to go on vacation. The positive benefits such ownership can have on our family, relationships with our partner and our friends that can improve our overall quality of life. This audiobook demonstrates the economic logic in owning versus renting our vacations in a practical discussion.
"Excellent book on timeshare."
The theoretical history of the Knights Templar Order after their 1307 betrayal by the Catholic Church and the great arrest campaign led by Phillip the 4th of France. History gives us few details of what happened in those months and years that followed the arrests and eventual burning of their last public grandmaster. This book begins where their end was marked in history.
The economic chaos that has created so much destruction of wealth for regular Americans is far from over. This book examines problems and possible solutions within national, international, and local realms that will help us navigate these times and set a course toward calmer waters. While some clamor for more taxes to cover our government's programs, The Next America shows how we can restructure our tax code so it positively affects all aspects of our communities.
"Boring political statements masked as wisdom"
China and India are on the rise! The United States is sending jobs overseas! What is the 21st century coming to? Communities are hapless in their knowledge of how to respond at the local level to global pressures and competition. Holbrook calls his fellow economic developers to arms to address these daunting times and create unprecedented new opportunities for America's future. Don Holbrook sees the U.S. in a global economic struggle that will decide its future as a superpower.
This book has been inspirational to countless economic developers. The comments and guidance of more than 50 of the world's best and brightest economic developers gives all those engaged in this meaningful work pearls of wisdom of the hundreds of years of experience these colleagues have in combined wisdom.
"Many chapters before you read anything meaningful"
Doing business in the post-global financial crisis (GFC) is extremely challenging for most. Traditional capital has all but dried up. This has created challenges and opportunities for business decision makers to embrace public-private partnerships in order to determine the best business climate, provide public-backed incentives to close expansion & relocation projects and reduce operating and start-up costs.
The global economic chaos of the past five years has created a tremendous amount of distrust in government, social pressures on family and relationships and enormous financial losses for Average Americans. The recovery from this horrific period of economic transition into a new and very different economy of the 21st century will be felt for many more years.
The greatest American economic development stimulus policy to create prosperity and renewed growth and much needed jobs would be the abolishment of the current tax code in favor of a new hybrid flat and fair tax code. Holbrook demonstrates how this new tax code would be equitable and fair to all Americans.
The story of a very ugly cyber-stalker and bully that extorts men and women for her own perverse pleasure and profit to live a lavish lifestyle. She taunts, tortures, and torments her victims and ruins their lives. But when making such a huge number of real world enemies, eventually the hunter becomes the hunted. The victims may just turn the table in the oldest form of revenge known to mankind... murder!
Becoming a highly acclaimed and renowned author today is not for the faint of heart. Many people no longer realize that with the new technology tools of today, the realization of becoming an author is actually far simpler than even a decade ago. With the tools of today not only can an author self-publish as an Indie publisher or print on demand, but odds of becoming discovered are much easier was well. As with any good plan the best process is to investigate what works for others, customize it and make it fit your own publishing needs and then replicate their process.
In today's crazy and chaotic world we seem to have lost our rudder of priorities and how to not only be successful, but also happy and fulfilled with our quality of life. Too many of us have lost the simple guide to living a more satisfying life, while not giving up the successful economic outcomes that we hunt so masterfully during our work days. Balance and Focus are the keys to this guide. The Author presents a simple and straight forward plan that all of us can use to simplify our lives and gain an improved perspective.
The short story of discovering the secret to eternal life. What if someone discovered the very secret to avoiding death? Wouldn't that be the ultimate source of knowledge? But with any new discovery many times we rush to the conclusion without thinking about the consequences of our actions. The paradox of eternal life may be something better left to God to decide and control.
The greatest travesty of the 21st century is the impact of globalization, Petrolism, and monetized special-interest-driven politics. Rebuilding our American Dream should be the utmost priority for all Americans and those who serve us in this century. This is a blueprint for shifting todays paradigm from the perspective of economic development at the local level.