How Real Estate Developers Think considers developers from three different perspectives. Brown profiles the careers of individual developers to illustrate the character of the entrepreneur; considers the roles played by innovation, design, marketing, and sales in the production of real estate; and examines the risks and rewards that motivate developers as people.
""All developers are visionaries." Nope."
Accounting for Non-Accountants is the must-have audiobook for all of us who have never taken an accounting class, are mystified by accounting jargon, and have no clue about balance sheets, income statements, or statements of cash flows.
A desperate telegram from young Lane Jenkins brought Flint McKay north to Montana, where Randolph Billington was using every dirty trick in the book to take over the territory. But what could Flint do about it? He was just an ageing drifter with failing eyesight. He had no home and no kin, just a horse, a saddle and a pistol he’d won in a bunkhouse poker game.
Hollywood Stories: Short, Entertaining Anecdotes About the Stars and Legends of the Movies by Stephen Schochet, contains a timeless treasure trove of colorful vignettes featuring an amazing all-star cast. This includes: John Wayne, Charlie Chaplin, Walt Disney, Jack Nicholson, Johnny Depp, Shirley Temple, Marilyn Monroe, Marlon Brando, Errol Flynn and many others both past and contemporary.
"Hanna Barbra? Goodfellows?"
Three years ago, a heart-broken Merryn Sota got in a SUV and drove away from California. Call it fate or serendipity, but when the vehicle broke down outside of Braden, Iowa, she fell in love with the calm and community. Using her skill as a baker, she opened up Braden Buttery Bites Bakery which the town lovingly renamed the Triple B. Every confection she makes heals her wounded heart a little bit. Ever since the tragedy, the only way Austin Larsen can cope with life is to have it completely regimented.
Increasing conversion rates on a website represents one of the fastest revenue growth opportunities for marketers and business owners - but few people really understand how to make websites convert. Harness the trade secrets from this acclaimed industry insider, veteran of hundreds of marketing campaigns in the corporate Big Leagues.
"Lacked business focus"
When unemployed San Francisco reporter Chuck Townsend and his college dropout son, Justin, take a cruise to Mexico in 2016, each hopes to rebuild a relationship after years of estrangement. But they find more than common ground aboard the ship. They meet a mysterious lecturer who touts the possibilities of time travel. Within days, Chuck and Justin find themselves in 1900, riding a train to Texas, intent on preventing a distant uncle from being hanged for a crime he did not commit.
"Time Travel Journey"
When Kevin Johnson, 22, goes to Wallace, Idaho, days after his college graduation, he expects to find rest and relaxation as his family prepares his deceased grandfather's house for sale. Then he discovers a hidden diary and a time portal that can take him to 1910, the year of Halley's Comet and the largest wildfire in US history.
"Not a Time Travel Book Fan"
Army Scout Sam Blaylock rode into the small Texas town of Shooter's Cross looking for deserters, not trouble. While up in the mountains, he discovered a wilderness plagued by nature and haunted by superstition, but one that he thought he could tame with his experience and strong back. He didn't know he was going to have to kill to keep the home he planned for his family, but he didn't let that stop him. Sam had been looking for a home for his family for years.
I have been called an observer of people and situations. I am constantly mulling over why people do what they do and how they can do it more effectively. But more than that, I am a doer. I like to dream big dreams and make them come true. In addition to running a successfully consulting business for over 35 years and raising three successful adult children with my wife Nancy, I have also found time in the last 10 years to complete six Ironman triathlons - number six in 2016, as a way of celebrating my 66th birthday.
"There's Only One"
The Way of the Dojo is a comprehensive guide for anyone looking to own or operate a martial arts school. It features both traditional and cutting edge information on marketing, hiring employees, martial arts school valuation, social media, lease negotiation, school design, and more.
"Best book on running martial arts schools, period."
This memoir of James Stavridis' two years in command of the destroyer USS Barry (DDG-52) reveals the human side of what it is like to be in charge of a warship for the first time and in the midst of international crisis. From Haiti to the Balkans to the Arabian Gulf, the Barry was involved in operations throughout the world during his 1993-1995 tour. Drawing on daily journals he kept for the entire period, the author reveals the complex nature of those deployments in a 'real time' context and describes life on board the Barry and liberty ashore for sailors and officers alike.
"Great Navy book"
Every day in Braden is the same for Lily Dixon. That is until Reese Cooper walks back into her life. With his chiseled, perfect body and dreamy blue eyes, he steals her heart just like he did when they were kids. His kisses, his touch, are far better than any fantasy she's ever had about him. Is she willing to risk everything when her preacher father finds out about her love affair with the town bad boy? And what will happen when Reese goes back to Vegas, leaving her alone in Braden without him?
"Loved this story!!"
Health care professionals who want to be successful don't turn over their accounting to a bookkeeper and forget about it. It is essential that you understand your finances and keep them in order to operate a profitable practice. Join Dr. Sarah with the Desert Medical Care Co., a fictitious firm, as she navigates the world of accounting in order to establish a successful practice
Read the astonishing true story of a young boy's gruesome head-crushing injury, his three visits to Heaven, and his supernatural healing...and your life may change forever. Run over by a car at agefive, Billy Anderson died three times prior to emergency surgery and was left in a vegetative coma after large portions of his damaged brain were removed. Though his doctors did not expect him to survive, God had other plans - supernaturally healing Billy only six days after his skull-shattering accident.
"Slow and uneventful."
Behind Japanese Lines has a great deal to say about the relations with the Filipinos and about the problems of dealing with and fighting the Hukbalahaps, the communist guerrillas or, indeed, in opposing the Japanese. This book adds considerable insights into the significance of guerrilla warfare as it relates to modern warfare in general
Being a CEO takes a great deal more effort and energy than just giving orders. You can't just tell an employee something and move on. You have to understand where they are coming from and their individual strengths, weaknesses, fears, and motivations. During the recent global recession, much attention was devoted to the mistakes that sparked the financial and economic crisis, in hopes of not repeating them.
Jake was trustworthy, he spoke Spanish and he knew how to get a tough job done. In next to no time, however, he and his young British partner in crime a would-be Hollywood movie writer were playing cat-and-mouse with the armies of two countries, trying to get even with the men who double-crossed them and, in a final terrifying showdown, pitting their wits against the Mexican Army's latest secret weapon!
From the nationally syndicated radio show Little Known Facts aired on over 540 stations, here are some of the most popular true stories of celebrities and famous people places and origins of things that you never knew.
The perfect traveling companion - each fabulous story is under 3 minutes, which makes 101 Little Known Facts ideal for commuting, flying, jogging, walking, in the gym, or anytime you want to listen to an entertaining and true story about your favorite celebrities and historical figures.