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 six faulty assumptions (or «rules») most women follow that get in the way—then delivers the correlating new rules that promise to clear that path.
For example, the old rule of «Focus on Others» must be replaced by «Take Center Stage,» «Hard Work Will Get You There» must yield to «Be Politically Savvy.» «Play It Safe» must give way to «Play to Win.
» «Ask Permission» must be replaced by «Proceed Until Apprehended.» Features the results of over 1,700 interviews with.
The essential packaging design resource, now with more patterns than ever! For more than two decades, The Packaging Designer\'s Book of Patterns has served as an indispensable source of ideas and practical solutions for a wide range of packaging design challenges. This Fourth Edition offers more than 600 patterns and structural designs—more than any other book—all drawn to scale and ready to be traced, scanned, or photocopied.
Online access to the patterns in digital format allows readers to immediately use any pattern in the most common software programs, including Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. Every pattern has been test-constructed to verify dimensional accuracy.
The patterns can be scaled to suit particular specifications—many are easily converted to alternate uses—and most.
Наш эксперт Владимир Козлов – преподаватель Русской Школы Управления, известный тренер по переговорам, кандидат психологических наук, практикующий консультант в области управления сложными коммуникациями – в аудиоэфире поделится с вами своим взглядом на известную книгу Джима Кэмпа и даст эффективные рекомендации по проведению переговоров. «В произведении представлен конкретный и практичный материал, который научит.
Книга «Озарение: Сила мгновенных решений» в формате 10-минутного чтения: обзоры лучших книг, только самое важное и полезное. Малкольм Гладуэлл почти десять лет работал в The Washington Post, сначала в качестве научного обозревателя, а впоследствии в должности шефа нью-йоркского бюро газеты.
С 1996 года регулярно издавал сборники статей в газете The New Yorker. Журнал Time включил Гладуэлла в список 100 самых влиятельных людей.
Его книга «Переломный.
Книга «Теория гештальттерапии» в формате 10-минутного чтения: обзоры лучших книг, только самое важное и полезное. Эта книга стала манифестом нового типа психотерапии. Хотя Перлз обучался классическому психоанализу, каким его видел Фрейд, он давно забыл о беседах с пациентами на кушетке, обнаружив, что конфронтационные групповые сеансы зачастую приводили к наилучшим результатам, помогая пробить психологическую «броню» человека и.
7 simple steps to help you get what you want from networkingNetworking: get it right, and it provides an opportunity for learning and expanding your business contacts. But there are so many ways to get it wrong.
Maybe you’ve learnt this the hard way, or maybe you don’t know where to start. Whether you’re setting out into the world of business for the first time, planning a return visit or want to be the best in the job you’re in, this is the book for you.
Follow these 7 simple steps to pick your way through the minefield that is networking. We’ll take you from creating new opportunities to maintaining valuable relationships, and show you how to survive any difficult moments along the way.
Create a Tumblelog and start posting–this fun, portable guide shows you how Tumblr may be a microblogging platform, but there\'s nothing micro about it. There\'s no limit to what you can post in your blog–from text, photos, and links to audio, video, slideshows, and more.
Now you can join the over 28 million Tumblelogs on Tumblr with this handy, portable guide. In the popular, For Dummies, easy-access style, this practical book shows you exactly what to do to get the most out of Tumblr.
Set up your account, choose a theme, post from your computer or phone, see how to reblog content, and before you know it, you\'re off and Tumbling. Guides you in how to join and get the most out of Tumblr Shows you how to set up an account, choose a theme, customize your Tumblelog, and use the.
This 24-page article is perfect for leaders with limited time and budget. It provides a concise overview of Kouzes and Posner\'s model and overall thoughts on leadership in the realm of nursing. Ideal for orienting readers to the Five Practices® model at the beginning of a workshop or coaching session, the piece contains two Leadership Challenge case studies drawn from nursing, a short description of the Five Practices®, a section on «Learning to Lead», and background information on the Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI).
Communicate more easily and effectively in any situation! Every day, you have the opportunity to interact with people in different areas of your life; in public, at work and at home, with colleagues and clients, with friends and family. Your ability to exchange ideas and opinions with other people, understand their thoughts and feelings, their point of view and solve problems between you depends on how effectively you’re able to communicate.
But being understood, and understanding others is not always easy! Communication is a dynamic, complex process, influenced by all the complexities and differences in human motivation and behaviour. Communication: How to Connect with Anyone will help you connect with others, build friendships and develop better relationships with colleagues and.
Your must-have tool for perfect project management Want to take your career to the next level and be a master of planning, organising, motivating and controlling resources to meet your goals? This easy-to-use guide has you covered! Project Management Checklists For Dummies takes the intimidation out of project management, and shows you step by step how to use rigorous self-check questions to save significant time—and headaches—in managing your projects effectively. Project Management Checklists For Dummies gives you to-do lists, hands-on checklists and helpful guidance for managing every phase of a project from start to finish. Before you know it, you\'ll be a star project manager as you organise, estimate and schedule projects in today\'s time-crunched, cost-conscious global business.
Discover the secrets of influence, impact and transformational leadership Power Play is the powerful and practical 21st century guide to mega-impact and influence, providing business leaders with explosive influence strategies to move people into action and results. Influence, like gravity, pulls success into your orbit and gives you the power to make real changes in your relationships, your organisation and the world.
This book explores the different types of power and you will learn when to coerce, when to collaborate and when to connect. You\'ll delve into areas of influence that you may not have considered, including the power of message, context, empathy, humour, positioning, love and more.
This book identifies the strengths and weaknesses of each of these influence tools and offers.
Make your LinkedIn account work for you and your business LinkedIn is not just another social media tool. It\'s the world\'s largest professional online network, with over 120 million users in over two hundred countries.
The Power in a Link shows you how to employ this remarkable yet misunderstood resource to execute networking strategies and processes for your business, secure deals, and use (not abuse) your existing relationships. Author David Gowel, the man the Boston Globe has called the «LinkedIn Jedi,» delivers the understanding necessary to map networks, stimulate word of mouth, and leverage unparalleled business intelligence to close deals.
Arguing that LinkedIn is not social media at all, but instead belongs in a category all of its own, the book cuts through the noise in the.
Hungry for change? Put the power of food co-ops on your plate and grow your local food economy. Food has become ground-zero in our efforts to increase awareness of how our choices impact the world.
Yet while we have begun to transform our communities and dinner plates, the most authoritative strand of the food web has received surprisingly little attention: the grocery store—the epicenter of our food-gathering ritual. Through penetrating analysis and inspiring stories and examples of American and Canadian food co-ops, Grocery Story makes a compelling case for the transformation of the grocery store aisles as the emerging frontier in the local and good food movements.
Author Jon Steinman: Deconstructs the food retail sector and the shadows cast by corporate giants Makes the case for food.
Esta sétima edición, actualizada y aumentada, de Contratos de .comercio internacional aborda el tema dentro de un análisis jurídico, comercial y empresarial que combina las prácticas comerciales con el derecho latinoamericano y la perspectiva exportadora de la región.
Cada capítulo desarrolla, con un lenguaje claro y accesible, los diferentes tipos de contratos de comercio y presenta nuevas propuestas, tanto sobre su actual naturaleza como sobre su clasificación. Además, el autor analiza la forma en que se promueven las exportaciones en América Latina y propone alternativas para su desarrollo integral.
En síntesis, es una obra fundamental que contribuye con el estudio de esta importante materia, en tiempos en los que el comercio entre naciones aumenta. Indispensable para.
In Trump 101, Trump himself becomes your personal mentor and coach as he shares tips, tactics, and strategies, all designed to help you make the most of yourself, your career, and your life. Each chapter covers a basic rule or belief, and shows you how to make it work for you. Learn the vital qualities and skills that every successful businessperson needs.
These tips are worth their weight in gold to businesses of all sizes. —Peter Jones, CBE, Entrepreneur and star of TV\'s Dragon\'s Den For any business, less really can be more.
We all face new, austere times. Whether starting up, surviving or seeking to dominate its niche, every business needs to adjust.
Based on years of real business experience, this book shows you how. From reinvigorating staff with Dunkirk spirit, to building revenues on a shoestring, this book tells you where to cut and where to keep spending.
Packed with witty anecdotes, inspirational quotes and common sense advice, Austerity Business is a reinvigorating read for any business leader sworn down by daily bad news – the age of austerity really can be about thriving, not just surviving.
In Never Give Up, Donald Trump tells the dramatic stories of his biggest challenges, lowest moments, and worst mistakes—and how he uses tenacity and creativity to turn defeat into victory. Each chapter includes an inspiring story from Trump’s career and concludes with expert commentary and coaching from adversity researcher and author Paul Stoltz. Inspirational and intelligent, Never Give Up will help you deal with your own personal challenges, failures, and weaknesses.
Customize and personalize programs built on the AutoCAD platform AutoLISP is the key to unlocking the secrets of a more streamlined experience using industry leading software programs like AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Plant 3D, and more. AutoCAD Platform Customization: AutoLISP provides real-world examples that show you how to do everything from modifying graphical objects and reading and setting system variables to communicating with external programs.
It also features a resources appendix and downloadable datasets and customization examples—tools that ensure swift and easy adoption. Find out how to remove unused buttons from the ribbon to gain screen space Discover how to create macros for frequently performed actions, or add your company\'s logo to the bottom of every drawing Learn to perform.
Optimize the customer experience via the cloud to gain a powerful competitive advantage Customer Obsessed looks at customer experience through the lens of the cloud to bring you a cutting-edge handbook for customer experience. Cloud technology has been hailed as a game-changer, but a recent IDC report shows that it accounts for less than three percent of total IT spending; why are so many companies neglecting such an enormous asset? This book provides a high-level overview of how the cloud can give you a competitive advantage.
You\'ll learn how to integrate cloud technology into sound customer experience strategy to achieve unprecedented levels of success. More than just a state-of-the-field assessment, this book offers a set of concrete actions you can take today to leverage cloud.
Praise for Team Players and Teamwork «In the new edition of Team Players and Teamwork Glenn Parker updates his landmark compendium on the essential effect of cross-functional teamwork to encompass the added complexities of globalization facing team leaders and team members in the twenty-first century. Anyone participating on or managing members of a cross-functional team will benefit from reading this essential guide to successful teamwork.
» -Jeffrey W. Warmke, vice president, global project management and leadership, Daiichi Sankyo Pharma Development «Glenn Parker has the unique combination of sound thinking and clear writing.
In his recent version of Team Players and Teamwork he succeeds in taking this combination of skills to a higher level.» -Sivasilam «Thiagi» Thiagarajan,.
Take a glimpse into the mind of the modern consumer A decade of swift and stunning change has profoundly affected the psychology of how, when, and why we shop and buy. In Decoding the New Consumer Mind, award-winning consumer psychologist Kit Yarrow shares surprising insights about the new motivations and behaviors of shoppers, taking marketers where they need to be today: into the deeply psychological and often unconscious relationships that people have with products, retailers, marketing communications, and brands.
Drawing on hundreds of consumer interviews and shop-alongs, Yarrow reveals the trends that define our transformed behavior. For example, when we shop we show greater emotionality, hunting for more intense experiences and seeking relief and distraction online.
A profound sense.
Proven strategies for managing all types of media encounters! Award-winning journalist and Fortune 500 consultant Jeff Ansell provides a how-to guide for leaders, executives, and other professionals whose high-visibility requires frequent contact with the media. Drawing on nearly four decades of media experience, Ansell presents tested techniques for responding to challenging questions and delivering effective messages.
In addition, he reveals lessons learned and pitfalls to avoid by referencing recent news events from around the world. Valuable features include: A behind-the-scenes look at how news is made Complete guidelines to creating compelling messages Specific messaging formulae for building trust when the news is bad Step-by-step strategies for managing hostile or relentless.
The go-to guide for smart REIT investing The Intelligent REIT Investor is the definitive guide to real estate investment trusts, providing a clear, concise resource for individual investors, financial planners, and analysts—anyone who prioritizes dividend income and risk management as major components to wealth-building. Later this year, the REIT industry will experience a watershed event when Standard Poors creates a new Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS) sector called Real Estate.
On September 1st, publicly traded equity REITs will be removed from Financials, where they have been classified since their creation in 1960, and begin trading as their own S P Sector. This separation from banks and financial institutions already is attracting new investors, but REITs require an.
Get up to speed on your Canon SL1/100D and enter the world of dSLR photography! Canon\'s EOS Rebel SL1/100D is for photographers who prefer a smaller, lightweight camera that still offers heavyweight features. This full-color guide explains how to get better photos from an SL1.
Written by professional photographer Doug Sahlin, this book explains the camera?s controls and shooting modes. It also shows how to take creative control by moving out of auto mode.
You\'ll also learn how to manage and edit your images, shoot video, use autofocus, and get troubleshooting advice. Features a full-color format that shows you the camera controls and menus, explaining what each is for and how to use them all Demonstrates how to use the new autofocus feature, manage playback options, and shoot video.
One of Amazon.com\'s Best Books of 2007 Top 10 Editor\'s Picks: Finance and Investing The hedge fund industry\'s top managers have a penchant for high returns and low profiles.
The combination makes them a regular focus of the media, eager to know what makes them tick. Now, thanks to Katherine Burton, who\'s been covering these noteworthy traders for Bloomberg News for more than a decade, we know considerably more about them.
With candor and detail, the industry\'s most successful hedge fund managers describe the events that shaped their personal journeys, the strategies they use to produce returns even in uncooperative markets, and the attributes that make a smart investor. Hedge Hunters offers a rare look at the industry\'s top performers and an introduction to some of the most talented.
Your key to success in high-end investments Looking for help making smarter, more profitable high-end investment decisions? Why buy 13 books that cover each of the major topics you need to understand, when High-Powered Investing All-In-One For Dummies gives you 13 expert guides for the price of one? This hands-on resource arms you with an arsenal of advanced investing techniques for everything from stocks and futures to options and exchange-traded funds. You\'ll find out how to trade on the FOREX market, evaluate annuities, choose the right commodities, and buy into hedge funds.
Plus, you\'ll get up to speed on using business fundamentals and technical analysis to help you make smarter decisions and maximize your returns. You\'ll also find ways to be as aggressive as your personality and.
In Financial Darwinism, author Leo Tilman lays the groundwork for understanding the new financial order by introducing his evolutionary thesis and then outlines an actionable decision-making framework that enables financial institutions and investors to fully leverage the power of business strategy, corporate finance, investment analysis, and risk management. Financial Darwinism is an invaluable road map to today\'s financial world and an essential guide to surviving and thriving during these challenging times.
Written in a highly accessible (and often witty) style, this groundbreaking book addresses a number of generational issues. Deal provides a description of each issue, a summary of the relevant research results, a principle that can be applied to resolve (or at least mitigate) the issue, and practical advice for applying the principle in the workplace. Applying these principles will help everyone to work with, work for, attract, manage, retain, and develop leaders of all generations.
Look inward for the missing piece to your trading strategy The Art of Trend Trading bucks the trend of technicality to show readers how instinct and strategy can unite to bring about consistent investment success. Rather than diving ever-deeper into the overdone world of complicated modeling and forecasting techniques, trader, CEO, and bestselling author Michael Parness explains how making intuition a part of your investment strategy tends to result in more long-term profit.
Using animal spirits as a metaphor and tool, Parness helps readers understand how their natural tendencies may run counter to their strategy, and how this dichotomy may be the shackle holding them back from true market success. Readers will learn how this perspective lifted Parness from homelessness to making millions.
Kimberly and Brian Vierra have written the most useful guide I have seen for foreigners who want to do business in Vietnam. I’ve spent years in the country, but I learned a lot from this book.
It’s full of practical information about unique aspects of Vietnam’s business culture; registration, legal and tax issues; working with local business partners; living conditions in Vietnam and industry-specific opportunities. Interviews with experienced expatriates bring the issues to life.
The Vierras are very frank about tough problems such as corruption, but they also convey a real affection for and understanding of this wonderful country. Raymond Burghardt Former US Ambassador to Vietnam Director, Indochina Capital Corporation Vietnam Business Guide is the book that every seasoned.
Apply practical derivatives knowledge to truly test your understanding Derivatives Workbook offers practical instruction for students and professionals seeking additional guidance on working with derivatives instruments. Created by CFA Institute as a companion to the comprehensive Derivatives text, this book helps you practice using what you\'ve learned through problems that mimic real-world scenarios.
Working with different derivatives instruments helps you gauge how well you understand the instruments\' characteristics, both shared and unique; this intimate knowledge is essential to effective portfolio management, and this book provides an expertly-designed, low-stakes environment ideal for self-assessment. Derivatives—financial instruments that derive their value from the value of.
Praise for THERE\'S A CUSTOMER BORN EVERY MINUTE «Joe Vitale has created an entertaining, educational, and motivational manual-with the help of P.T.
Barnum-that belongs in every hotel room alongside the Bible. Then, guests might read his inspirational book first, and give thanks to God for this worthy discovery.
» —Alan Abel, media hoaxer, author, consultantand lecturer on «Using Your Wits to Win» «If you\'re going to excel in business, learning about a showman like Barnum and applying some of the lessons he taught can give you valuable insights. Joe Vitale has captured ten of these lessons (he calls them \'rings of power\') and shows how you can apply them in a way that will open your eyes and stretch your imagination.
There\'s a lot of money-making and fun wisdom here.» —Joseph.
In today\'s world of business where organizational boundaries are blurry, intense competition dictates rapid change, and complex issues and relationships cut across departments, business units, and even companies, the old hierarchical command-and-control management approach is no longer sufficient. Distributed leadership approaches are necessary and no one individual can do it all.
In fact, an enterprise is more than just the traditional organization. Value today is often created not just within a company, but also across a network of companies.
Being able to connect the various components and to work collaboratively within the network is essential to maintaining competitive advantage. Leaders today must be capable of identifying potential partners, initiating and maintaining.
Covering leadership in the arts and humanities, this volume integrates critical theory with authentic leadership development, exploring the notion that leadership is both a discursive practice and a performative identity. Each year the International Leadership Association publishes a book that captures the best contemporary thinking about leadership from a diverse range of scholars, practitioners, and educators working in the field of leadership studies.
In keeping with the mission of the ILA, the International Leadership Series Building Leadership Bridges connects ways of researching, imagining, and experiencing leadership across cultures, over time, and around the world. Praise for The Embodiment of Leadership «Read this book to experience an artistic and more robust sense of.
Julian Robertson is one of the most successful and well-known hedge fund managers of our time. For nearly twenty years his infamous fund–Tiger Management–was the talk of the town, routinely delivering double-digit performance.
This biography will explore this legendary fund manager\'s role in the development and popularity of hedge funds, examine his investment methodology and strategy, and look at the growth of his fund and his \'Tigers\'–individuals who have gone on to great success themselves. * Includes candid interviews of Robertson, his colleagues, and his peers * Uncovers the trading strategies and investment style of a legendary fund manager * Offers a rare glimpse inside the personal world of Julian Robertson READERSHIP: Those with any interest in or knowledge of hedge.
The inside guide to the next generation of data storage technology VMware Software-Defined Storage, A Guide to the Policy Driven, Software-Defined Storage Era presents the most in-depth look at VMware\'s next-generation storage technology to help solutions architects and operational teams maximize quality storage design. Written by a double VMware Certified Design Expert, this book delves into the design factors and capabilities of Virtual SAN and Virtual Volumes to provide a uniquely detailed examination of the software-defined storage model. Storage-as-a-Service (STaaS) is discussed in terms of deployment through VMware technology, with insight into the provisioning of storage resources and operational management, while legacy storage and storage protocol concepts provide context and.
The new trader\'s guide to the business, psychology, and hype in trading The Trader\'s Pendulum + Website is the ultimate toolkit for realizing your trading potential. Written by one of North America\'s leading trading coaches, this guide is designed to show aspiring traders how to design and implement a successful trading strategy by learning the psychological tricks behind solid trading philosophies.
New and experienced traders alike will find value in The 10 Habits of Successful Traders, and come away equipped to navigate the real-life emotional-psychological effects of market chaos. You\'ll learn to embrace change and risk, and use it to your benefit as you climb out of the technical trap and stop riding the Trader\'s Pendulum between fear and greed.
Based on the author\'s Elliott.
Devise an organized, proactive approach to financial compliance Financial Regulation and Compliance provides detailed, step-by-step guidance for the compliance professional seeking to manage overlapping and new regulatory responsibilities. Written by David Kotz, former Inspector General of the SEC with additional guidance provided by leading experts, this book is a one-stop resource for navigating the numerous regulations that have been enacted in response to the financial crisis.
You\'ll learn how best to defend your organization from SEC, CFTC, FINRA, and NFA Enforcement actions, how to prepare for SEC, FINRA, and NFA regulatory examinations, how to manage the increasing volume of whistleblower complaints, how to efficiently and effectively investigate these complaints, and more.
How do you go about securing Managed Health Services? Which costs should be taken into account? Which measures and indicators matter? Where do ideas that reach policy makers and planners as proposals for Managed Health Services strengthening and reform actually originate? What do you want to improve? Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a challenge or meet an objective is the most valuable role… In EVERY group, company, organization and department. Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project, there should be a process.
Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right.
What is the big Training analysis idea? Do you monitor the Training analysis decisions made and fine tune them as they evolve? A compounding model resolution with available relevant data can often provide insight towards a solution methodology; which Training analysis models, tools and techniques are necessary? Why do and why don apos;t your customers like your organization? What sort of initial information to gather? This easy Training Analysis self-assessment will make you the credible Training Analysis domain expert by revealing just what you need to know to be fluent and ready for any Training Analysis challenge. How do I reduce the effort in the Training Analysis work to be done to get problems solved? How can I ensure that plans of action include every Training Analysis task and.
Gain insight into the unique risk management challenges within the Islamic banking system Risk Management for Islamic Banks: Recent Developments from Asia and the Middle East analyzes risk management strategies in Islamic banking, presented from the perspectives of different banking institutions. Using comprehensive global case studies, the book details the risks involving various banking institutions in Indonesia, Malaysia, UAE, Bahrain, Pakistan, and Saudi Arabia, pointing out the different management strategies that arise as a result of Islamic banking practices.
Readers gain insight into risk management as a comprehensive system, and a process of interlinked continuous cycles that integrate into every business activity within Islamic banks. The unique processes inherent in Islamic.
The first definitive guide to understanding and profiting from the relationship between the stock market and interest rates It\'s well established that interest rates significantly impact the stock market. This is the first book that definitively explores the interest rate/stock market relationship and describes a specific system for profiting from the relationship.
Timing the Market provides an historically proven system, rooted in fundamental economics, that allows investors and traders to forecast the stock market using data from the interest rate markets-together with supporting market sentiment and cultural indicators-to pinpoint and profit from major turns in the stock market. Deborah Weir (Greenwich, CT) is President of Wealth Strategies, a firm that does marketing for traditional.
A Comprehensive Guide to All Aspects of Fixed Income Securities Fixed Income Securities, Second Edition sets the standard for a concise, complete explanation of the dynamics and opportunities inherent in today\'s fixed income marketplace. Frank Fabozzi combines all the various aspects of the fixed income market, including valuation, the interest rates of risk measurement, portfolio factors, and qualities of individual sectors, into an all-inclusive text with one cohesive voice.
This comprehensive guide provides complete coverage of the wide range of fixed income securities, including: U.S.
Treasury securities Agencies Municipal securities Asset-backed securities Corporate and international bonds Mortgage-backed securities, including CMOs Collateralized debt obligations (CDOs) For the.