New Career & Business Collection Materials

Beach money : creating your dream life through network marketing / Jordan Adler. cover
"Unravel the mystery around creating a large residual income in network marketing! Have you ever wondered if the average person can really make it big in network marketing? Have the secrets to success in network marketing always been a mystery to you? Have you given up on your dream lifestyle because it just seems too difficult or too far out of reach? Beach Money shows you how to compress a 30-year career into 3 to 5 years, design your life around your free time instead of around your work schedule, and turn your yearly income into your monthly income"-- Amazon.com.
Unicorn tears : why startups fail and how to avoid it / Jamie Pride. cover
"Unicorn Tears is the smart entrepreneur's guide to startups. A full 92% of startups fail in the first three years, but failure is not inevitable. Most of these companies self-sabotage, unconsciously eliminating any chance at success before they even get started. It's not the economy, it's not politics, it's not external factors; failure comes from within. This book shows you how to be one of the unicorns: one of the 8% who make it. Be prepared to un-learn everything you thought you knew about startups, as author Jamie Pride busts the harmful myths that lead so many companies to failure. Drawing upon his history as a venture capitalist, he reveals what investors want to see and hear, and what final factor puts your venture firmly into the zyesy column. Pride understands what matters in startups, and what gets in the way; his Hollywood Method for start-up success gives you a proven formula based on the tried-and-true framework Hollywood uses to make movies that succeed around the globe. Case studies illustrate what success looks like on the ground, and brings a global perspective to successful entrepreneurship and the strategies that help your business grow."--Provided by publisher.
Truth, growth, repeat : a business manual for generation why / by Mike Edmonds, with Ronnie Duncan. cover
Find enduring success as a business owner by placing your personal why at the core of everything you do. Purpose is the new black in business, but it's already being dangerously misunderstood by companies the world over. It's not about brand image, it's about truth. The truth of why you want to run a company; the authentic motive that drives your passion to be your own boss; and the desire to deliver a win-win for both your business and your customer.
Better together : 8 ways working with women leads to extraordinary products and profits / Jonathan Sposato. cover
"It is the year 2017 and gender equality and womenthrivingin work place without fear of sexual harassment or discrimination is the #1 unsolved social issue of our time. Better Together: 8 Ways Working with Women Leads to Extraordinary Products and Profitsoffers a rare and startling look at the business world through the lens of an expert looking in and plots out how ALL types of businesses can gain a competitive advantage and excel past competitors by simply nurturing an equal blend of men and women on leadership teams and staff. It focuses on powerful and implementable solutions that any CEO, manager, or team leader can put to use to ensure that women thrive within the organization, leading to the business being more successful, customers happier, and employees more fulfilled. Author Jonathan Sposato knows the challenges facing women in startup tech and venture capital today because he specifically builds his companies with-out those obstacles. He credits the unprecedented success of his businesses on his brand of gender-balanced culture, and in this fully practical guidebook to his celebrated style of team building, he puts his eight secrets to profiting through diversity in your hands. These secrets are not just for tech companies, but for teams and companies in ANY industry. It is the culmination of extensive research on the many issues that affect gender equality (or lack thereof) in the workplace, exhaustive interviews with many powerful female CEOs and executives who have been brave in sharing stories of their own personal struggles andtriumphs, as well as Jonathan's own experiences as a male entrepreneur, CEO, and angel investor in supporting the advancement of women in business. The book also shows us why thats not only the right thing to do, but the smart thing to do economically. With the same entertaining and informative delivery that makes him a sought-after speaker worldwide, Jonathan walks you through adjusting your own culture to open the FULL potential of your workforce. The data will amaze you and the real-world voices will inspire you, and withBetter Togetheryou can achieve more success with more women on your team. If you care about inclusivity and beating the forces that prevent it, you will want to read this book. About the Author;Jonathan Sposato is chairman and co-founder of Geekwire, PicMonkey, and WeCount.org, and in general, a serial startup founder. Since his early days as a high-performingplayer on the first Xbox and Xbox games business, hes gone on to add numerous awards for innovation, voted CEO of theYear for Picnik.com, receiving the University of Washingtons Man of Integrity award, and becoming the only person to sell two companies to Google. He recently promised all his future investments to female-founded companiesanother first in the technology industry."-- Provided by publisher.
Persuade : the 7 empowering laws of the salesmaker : follow them and dollars will follow you! / Scott Hogle ; foreword by Tom Hopkins. cover
Becoming successful in business requires that you win with others relationally before you can persuade them financially. It is not enough to sell your product - you must sell yourself. Customers must buy what you are saying before they buy what you are selling. Persuade is a success playbook filled with skills that will help you connect quicker, communicate confidently, and close more sales. But Persuade is not your typical business book. It is filled with stories of life and love, family and friends, and success strategies that will help you serve more, sell more, and succeed more. If your success is dependent on your ability to build relationships and increase revenue, you will find this book invaluable. Persuade will help you grow in your confidence to communicate, connect, and successfully persuade customers through the stages of the sale. Top salespeople become the best because they learn from the best. The author includes insightful intelligence from sellers and executives at Facebook, Google, iHeart Radio, Amazon, New York Life, Hawaiian Airlines, Dell EMC, Microsoft Xbox, Clear Channel Airports, and Zillow who share stories & case studies on how they deploy the powers of persuasion discovered in Persuade.
Ogilvy on advertising in the digital age / Miles Young. cover
"Ogilvy chairman Miles Young provides top insider secrets and strategies for successful advertising in the Digital Revolution. As comprehensive as its predecessor was for print and TV, this indispensable handbook dives deep into the digital ecosystem, discusses how to best collect and utilize data--the currency of the digital age--to convert sales specifically on screen (phone, tablet, smart watch, computer, etc.), breaks down when and how to market to millennials, highlights the top five current industry giants, suggests best practices from brand response to social media, and offers 13 trend predictions for the future." -- Publisher's website.
The introvert's edge : how the quiet and shy can outsell anyone / Matthew Pollard with Derek Lewis. cover
"You've been sold a lie: you have to be pushy to be successful in sales. But that's simply not true. You don't have to have the gift-of-the-gab. You don't have to learn sleazy, bulldog sales techniques. In fact, you don't have to act like an extrovert at all. The truth is, introverts make the best salespeople ... when armed with a plan that lets them be their authentic selves. An introvert himself, Matthew Pollard discovered the secret to consistently outselling his extroverted counterparts. His seven-step process has allowed introverted business owners and salespeople across the world to embrace their natural strengths--giving them the edge"--Page 4 of cover.
Build your own dream network : forging powerful relationships in a hyper-connected world / J. Kelly Hoey. cover
"If you think of networking as schmoozing at boring cocktail parties or scrolling through LinkedIn for new contacts to add, think again. In the social media age, you need a modern roadmap for creating and cultivating meaningful connections to stand out from the crowd and achieve any of your goals, no matter how big or small. Packed with infographics, flowcharts, and encouraging advice, Build Your Dream Network shows how small adjustments in your daily routine, generosity, and goal-focused efforts are all it takes to set you apart and ignite the powerful connections that will lead to major opportunities for success." -- Page 4 of cover.
The fixer : secrets for saving your reputation in the age of viral media / Michal Sitrick with Dennis Kneale. cover
What do you do when the reputation you've built over decades is destroyed in a day? In the court of public opinion, you're rarely innocent until proved guilty, and your enemies don't have to play by the rules. Sitrick reveals the secrets that have made him America's preeminent crisis communications expert. You'll see how the PR legend and his team guided clients like the estate of Michael Jackson and Papa John's Pizza through the media-fueled fires of scandal, while helping others, like Roy Disney and the filmmakers who exposed the Russian Olympic doping scandal, achieve justice. You'll learn Sitrick's Ten Rules of Engagement and his thoughts on "no comment," social media, and more.
The official SAT study guide. cover
The 2018 edition of The Official SAT Study Guide doubles the number of official SAT® practice tests to eight -- all of them created by the test maker. As part of the College Board's commitment to transparency, all practice tests are available on the College Board's website, but The Official SAT Study Guide is the only place to find them in print along with over 250 pages of additional instruction, guidance, and test information. With updated guidance and practice problems that reflect the most recent information, this new edition takes the best-selling SAT guide and makes it even more relevant and useful. Be ready for the SAT with strategies and up-to-date information straight from the exam writers. The Official SAT Study Guide will help students get ready for the SAT with: 8 official SAT practice tests, written in the exact same process and by the same team of authors as the actual exam; detailed descriptions of the math and evidenced based reading and writing sections; targeted practice questions for each SAT question type; guidance on the new optional essay, including practice essay questions with sample responses; seamless integration with Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy. There's also a complete chapter on the PSAT/NMSQT®, which is aligned to the content and scores of the new SAT. The PSAT/NMSQT also has over $180 million of scholarships connected to student performance. - Publisher.
Supera un lugar de trabajo tóxico : cuídate en un ambiente nocivo / Gary Chapman, Paul White, Harold Myra. cover
"Este libro narra historias auténticas de trabajadores de hoy que cuentan cómo enfrentar, cambiar o renunciar ante ambiente malsano. Con franqueza, hablan sobre lo que aprendieron, lo que desean que hubieran hecho y cómo lograr la recuperación. Los autores, con ilustraciones detalladas, mezclan sus experiencias en el ministerio y los negocios a fin de ofrecer esperanza y orientación práctica a quienes se encuentran en un ambiente de trabajo tóxico. Incluye una extensa guía con recursos de supervivencia llena de estrategias y perspectivas realistas." -- publisher website.