This book is a practical guide to help ambitious, upwardly mobile individuals to build credible leadership. While the "contracts" are grounded in traditional strategic initiatives to advance one's career and elevate the business "bottom-line," the principles also offer valuable suggestions to establ..
An insider's guide to the perfect interview. --Daily Express What are job interviewers actually looking for in a candidate? What questions will they ask? What does each question really mean? What are the answers that will secure you the job? James Reed, chairman of one of the world's largest rec..
Interviewers follow a routine. There are questions they must ask and questions they like to ask. As an interviewee you too can learn the routine - and once you're familiar with the question or type of question, you'll be so much more fluent with the answer. Often, interviews aren't combative or abou..
This revised new edition is packed with even more ways to recognize your volunteers. This book provides you with real life, proven examples that you can use to boost productivity, plus fundraising activities. NUME CARTE: 365 Ideas for Recruiting, Retaining, Motivating and Rewarding Your Volunteers: ..
In 2009, the U.S. unemployment rate approached ten percent. Today, when new work is found, it may not be traditional. Studies estimate half of the American workforce will soon consist of freelancers, consultants, independent contractors, entreprenuers, "electronic immigrants," and so forth. Are you ..
In Any Economy, It Pays to Discover Your Calling According to financial expert Dave Ramsey, "Few categories of our lives define us and grow us spiritually, emotionally, relationally, and as people. Our work is one of those defining areas. Sadly, a 'j-o-b' is what most people settle for. But as Dan ..
Great leadership in a VUCA world of volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity resides in the constructive tension between healthy relationships and dynamic change. The word radical aptly describes a new style of leadership for a VUCA world because it captures this sense of constructive tensi..
An inspiring yet practical guide for transforming limitations into opportunities A Beautiful Constraint: How to Transform Your Limitations Into Advantages And Why It's Everyone's Business Now is a book about everyday, practical inventiveness, designed for the constrained times in which we live. It d..
The world-renowned economist offers -dourly irreverent analyses of financial debacle from the tulip craze of the seventeenth century to the recent plague of junk bonds.---The Atlantic. NUME CARTE: A Short History of Financial Euphoria, PaperbackISBN: 0140238565PRET EDITURA: 65.35AUTOR(i): John Kenne..
Lawyers. Accountants. Radiologists. Software engineers. That's what our parents encouraged us to become when we grew up. But Mom and Dad were wrong. The future belongs to a very different kind of person with a very different kind of mind. The era of -left brain- dominance, and the Information Age th..
Una revolucion mundial del espiritu emprendedor esta en marcha. Para Nely Galan empresaria, productora de TV y magnate de bienes raices ayudar a mujeres a volverse emprendedoras y autosuficientes es una mision. Y que es ser una mujer rica y exitosa? Significa ser rica en todos los sentidos: rica en ..
Answering the Call of Entrepreneurship Are you all in as an entrepreneur in business and in life? Stephanie Breedlove took a leap of faith, left the corporate world, and answered the call of entrepreneurship. Over the next few years she built a thriving business while simultaneously raising two youn..
The global financial crisis has made it painfully clear that powerful psychological forces are imperiling the wealth of nations today. From blind faith in ever-rising housing prices to plummeting confidence in capital markets, "animal spirits" are driving financial events worldwide. In this book, ac..
Thomas Piketty's book Capital in the Twenty-First Century has enjoyed great success, both among academics and the general public. Its influence on politics also cannot be denied. His book provided something people had waited for - a new scientific theory about wealth and inequality. However, there w..
You are shrunk to the height of a nickel and thrown in a blender. The blades start moving in 60 seconds. What do you do? If you want to work at Google, or any of America's best companies, you need to have an answer to this and other puzzling questions. ARE YOU SMART ENOUGH TO WORK AT GOOGLE? guides ..
Written by one of the world's best-known speakers - over 2 million people have heard Brian Tracy speak and over 1.5 million have purchased his audio and video programs - Be a Sales Superstar presents 21 of the most important principles for sales success discovered by the author during a 30-year care..
The former global CEO of Chanel charts her unlikely path from literature major to global chief executive, guiding readers to move beyond the confines of staid expectations and discover their own true paths, strengths, and leadership values.Driven. Shy. Leader. Wife. Mother. We live in a world of cat..
This micro- and macro-analysis of economic conditions in the black community explores why African Americans earn only 61 percent of white American income, why many African Americans prefer to maintain a good job rather than own and operate their own businesses, and why African American consumers onl..
If the name Randal Pinkett sounds familiar, it may be because Pinkett was the first African-American winner on The Apprentice. When he won, this black man also became the only contestant to be asked to share his victory--with a white woman. The request (and Pinkett's subsequent refusal) set off a fi..
These days it's increasingly rare to have a stable career in any field. More and more of us are blending big company jobs, startup gigs, freelance work, and volunteer side projects. We take chances to expand our knowledge, capabilities, and experience. But how do we make sense of that kind of career..
The ultimate guide to acing any interview -- revised and updated to give you the edge in today's competitive job market Job interviews aren't discussions; they're oral exams--and the candidate with all the right answers gets the job. Boost Your Interview IQ, Second Edition, helps you ace that big te..
Have you ever met someone with the perfect job? To the outside observer, it seems like they've won the career lottery that by some stroke of luck or circumstance they've found the one thing they love so much that it doesn't even feel like work and they're getting paid well to do it. In reality, thei..
New York Times Bestseller How women can make it to the top by adopting the new rules of leadership Women hold just 11 percent of the most senior-level leadership positions in U.S. Corporations--a number that hasn't changed in over 30 years. How can women break through? Break Your Own Rules distills ..
The popular media often portrays Asian Americans as highly educatedand successful individuals--the "Model Minority."As the ethnic minority with the largest percentage of college graduates, many Asian Americans do enter the professional workforce. However, many of them seem to stall in their careers ..
More than fifty years after the beginning of the Women's Movement and forty years after passage of Title IX, women are still not "making it" in traditionally male careers. Women start their careers on parity with men but generally end them far earlier, having achieved less status, lower compensation..
Recent research has documented how organizations that hold to a consistent set of values & hold their people accountable to them will consistently outperform those that do not. But there is little available analyzing what values are most effective and virtually nothing available that provides a road..
There is a movement of women stepping into their God-given gifts to make money doing what they love. If you're ready to join them, this is your handbook that will take the ideas in your head and the dream in your heart and turn them into action. * Help you create a step-by-step, customized plan to s..
Offers practitioners, researchers and students a comprehensive introduction to, and overview of, career theory; introduces the Systems Theory Framework of career development; and demonstrates its considerable contemporary and innovative application to practice. NUME CARTE: Career Development and Sys..
Praise for Career Distinction "Hands down, this book is the bible on branding for your career " -- Susan Britton Whitcomb, author of Job Search Magic "As a professional resume writer and career coach, I have extolled the concept of personal branding for my clients for years. Now, for the first tim..
Executive Career Development Secrets from a Life at Disney... Career Development Magic is a unique book full of priceless advice and insightful experience. Lee Cockerell chronicles how he went from being a college dropout, rose through the ranks at both Hilton and Marriott, and ultimately became the..
The world of work has changed forever. Not only have jobs been lost, many will never return---at least not in the same form we are used to. "Career Mapping" guides you through the tangled expressways of career options to help you design your personalized road map to create job and career choices. Gi..
The simple quiz that can change your life... Is your job just a way to pay the bills? It doesn't have to be that way. You'll find that when your career fits your personality, it becomes a source of tremendous satisfaction and success. Career Match is designed to help you discover your ideal work. ..
Self-assessment is key to finding satisfying work and managing a rewarding career. By looking inside yourself and examining your needs and values, interest and skills, personality and preferences you can not only make better choices you can outline a plan for your entire career. Career Quizzes will ..
"A refreshing message . . . from someone who has fought many corporate wars." --The New York Times With the latest stories from D'Alessandro's neverending collection of corporate derring-do and new insight on the global battlefield, the nationally bestselling Career Warfare is more essential than ev..
Johnny Bench never had it easy. When he was 6 years old, he picked cotton for two cents a pound, to afford a pair of new blue jeans. When he was 17, the bus that carried him and his high school teammates home from a baseball game flipped over a guardrail on an Oklahoma highway. Bench escaped with a ..
The seventeen key principles for transforming conflict in a beautiful package from the creator of "The 48 Laws of Power" From Joost Elffers, the packaging genius behind the huge "New York Times "bestsellers "The 48 Laws of Power," "The 33 Strategies of War," and "The Art of Seduction," comes this in..
Bestselling author offers a step-by-step program to making the right choices about a new career move Don't fear taking the leap into a new career with this seven step program from bestselling author and life coach Talane Miedaner. Whatever the situation or economic environment, Coach Yourself to a N..
This book will provide any candidate with a successful game plan to tackle even the most difficult competency-based interview.--Dennis Donovan, former Executive VP of Human Resources, Home Depot People interviewing for jobs today often fail because they are using yesterday's strategies. Technology i..
Become the applicant Google can't turn down Cracking the Tech Career is the job seeker's guide to landing a coveted position at one of the top tech firms. A follow-up to The Google Resume, this book provides new information on what these companies want, and how to show them you have what it takes to..
In democratic societies, investigative journalism holds government and private institutions accountable to the public. From firings and resignations to changes in budgets and laws, the impact of this reporting can be significant--but so too are the costs. As newspapers confront shrinking subscriptio..
In this updated and expanded edition, the authors take an in-depth look at a growing area of the U.S. economy: entrepreneurship. Using real-life examples, they point out that many of the unique characteristics of individuals on the autism spectrum lend themselves well to entrepreneurial ventures.The..
The bestselling career guide that has helped more than half a million people discover their true talents and make successful career choices, now completely revised for the digital age. Learn how to identify your talents and harness your potential skills and start making money doing what you love. No..
The bestselling guide to finding career success and satisfaction through Personality Type is now thoroughly revised, expanded, and updated. Do What You Are -- the time-honored classic that has already helped more than a million people find truly satisfying work -- is now updated to include jobs in t..
No More Monday Morning Blues... You're about to be liberated Here is the book you've been waiting for-a-step-by-step guide to finding the "work" that expresses and fulfills your needs, talents, and passions. Using dozens of real-life examples, Marsha Sinetar shows you how to overcome your fears, ta..
80% plan to work after retirement here's the guide you need. A recent AARP survey found that 80% of baby boomers plan to continue working in some form past the age of 65either for the money or for the fun of it. Today's retirees are looking for work situations that are mentally and emotionally rewa..
A bold and inspiring memoir and manifesto from a renowned voice in the women's leadership movement who shows women how to cultivate the single skill they really need in order to thrive: the ability to let go.Once the poster girl for doing it all, after she had her first child, Tiffany Dufu struggled..
More than fifty trailblazing executive women who broke the corporate glass ceiling offer inspiring and surprising insights and lessons in this essential, in-the-trenches career guide from Joann S. Lublin, a Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist and management news editor for The Wall Street Journal.Amon..
What forces lead to democracy's creation? Why does it sometimes consolidate only to collapse at other times? Written by two of the foremost authorities on this subject in the world, this volume develops a framework for analyzing the creation and consolidation of democracy. It revolutionizes scholars..