Award-winning Bloomberg television host Betty Liu compiles the wisdom of the world's best CEOs into a fun, insightful, and practical guide for success. Betty Liu is famous the world over for asking the tough questions of today’s most successful people—and for her uncanny ability to get straight answers where others have failed. As an award-winning financial journalist and Bloomberg Television anchor, Betty has sat down with billionaires, CEOs, politicians, and celebrities to get their views from the top. Now, in Work Smarts, Betty helps you get to the top by distilling the wisdom of some of the most prominent CEOs in the country. Warren Buffett, Jamie Dimon, Elon Musk, Sam Zell, John Chambers, Anne Mulcahy, and many more spill the beans on what it really takes to be successful, giving practical, “from the street” advice on how to get ahead in your career. Packed with candid, often humorous, revelations from leaders in the world of finance, technology, retail, telecom, entertainment, and more, Work Smarts delivers priceless guidance on: How to really network The importance of being likable What your boss is thinking when you ask for a raise Winning every negotiation Bouncing back from a firing or layoff Thinking like a true entrepreneur The secret skill every successful person needs Overcoming fear Being a standout job candidate Knowing what’s holding you back Knowing what can propel you forward Why sometimes being good at your job just isn’t enough Combining the trademark, hands-on approach of one of today’s most respected financial journalists with the wisdom of the world’s most successful business leaders, Work Smarts is a gold mine of real-world insight and advice on how to get ahead in business and forge a career that maximizes all your best talents and skills.
What You Need to Know About Leadership Business Needs Leaders. Every day, good and bad leaders make and break organizations. If you want to get anywhere in your career, showing leadership is crucial. So what do you really need to know about leadership? Find out: What it’s all about Why vision matters How you can build a great team Why leaders need to motivate and inspire the people around them How to lead when the going gets tough What You Need to Know about Leadership is the book you need to get to the corner office. Read More in the What You Need to Know Series and Get up to Speed on the Essentials…Fast.
George Buckley & Sumeet Desai: What You Need To Know About Economics Economics Matters. But with confusing things like GDP and interest rates, it’s often hard to get you head around. So What do you really need to know about economics? Find out: What economic growth is and why it matters How inflation happens How jobs are created and lost How the property market works What central banks do and how it affects the rest of us The impact of government spending on the economy What You Need to Know About Economics cuts through the theory to help you to do your job and understand the world around you better. Read More in the What You Need to Know Series and Ger Up to Speed on The Essentials… Fast.
What You Need to Know About Project Management Project Management is all about getting things done without spending too much or taking too long. But when you start hearing things like man-days, PSOs and stakeholders, it just makes it difficult to understand. So what do you really need to know about project management? Find out: Why setting clear goals matters How to estimate absolutely everything. How to get things back on track after they’ve gone wrong How to track big projects Why work/life balance matters when you’re running a big project This clear and simple approach will mean you’ll never panic when faced with a big project again. Read More in the Want You Need to Know Series and Get to Speed on the Essentials… Fast.
Invisalign: What You Need to Know! is an informative and candid look at Invisalign treatment, and how you can get the beautiful smile you've always wanted without a mouth full of metal. It reviews the process of Invisalign treatment and also some common pitfalls to avoid, in order to ensure a successful treatment outcome.
Marriage is a work in progress. The real work begins when the wedding day is over. In So, You Say You Want to Get Married? Now What? author and ordained Minister Andrew L. Foster, III. provides a thorough discussion of the theology of marriage and family to help all couples maintain a healthy marriage beyond the wedding day. A process and not an event, marriage is a partnership that exists for the betterment of both husband and wife. So, You Say You Want to Get Married? Now What? helps couples understand what can and will take place after the ceremony. It discusses: The character of humanity (relational dynamics) Human development Personality of the family (relational ethics) Invisible loyalties The nature of marriage (intentionality) Complementarity Pre-marital counseling Parenthood Divorce and its consequences Using scripture as a guide, So, You Say You Want to Get Married? Now What? presents a thoughtful and inspirational message of how to build and maintain a healthy and well-functioning marriage and family long after the I do.
Drop shipping and ecommerce, what you need and where to get it. Gives you everything you need to start your drop shipping business.This is your guide to starting your own online drop shipping business.Easy to understand and read, this is a must have book for anyone involved with drop shipping and ecommerce.Whether you want to earn a full time living from drop shipping or just want some extra cash, you will learn a lot from the information in this book.This book covers everything you need to know to get you starting in what can be a very profitable work-at-home business.You are probably thinking about getting into drop shipping because you've heard it is easy. You've heard you can just sit back and relax while the money rolls in. Most drop shipping pitches focus on just that: ease and no effort. You'll have the money in no time to pay off your mortgage, student loans or your car. These pitches claim you can start selling a variety of products tomorrow. Unfortunately, this is not true.While it is true that drop shipping is a great way to make money and is legitimate, it is not true that you are going to get rich overnight. Drop shipping is in no way a get rich quick scheme, so if that's what you think you are getting, this book is not for you. Instead, you will learn how to sell products to make a profit and have your own online business. However, it will take some work, knowledge, planning, time and effort. If you can deal with that, then this book is for you.-...
Do you wonder what questions you should ask?Do you wonder what you can do to prepare?WONDER NO MORE!This book explains: Why you’re being interviewed What the interviewer is looking for How to formulate your personal statements Interview dos and don’tsYou’ll learn how to provide great answers to the most-common college interview questions. You’ll learn not only what to say, but how to say it; what questions to ask your interviewer; how to behave—before, during and after the interview; and the secrets to presenting yourself in the best possible light.Learn everything you need to know to ace your college interview from someone who has been interviewing college applicants for more than 25 years.
If I say ouzo you say Greece. If I say grappa you say Italy. If I say tequila for sure you will say Mexico. And I could continue this list... What is about pálinka? Do you recognize Hungary of it? Do you know that it is a real Hungaricum and it can be produced only in Hungary, only from tasteful Hungarian fruits? Do you know that it consists of only fruit and no other added material? Do you know that this noble drink was already used for healing purposes in the 13-14th century? In case you do not: you should read this report to get familiar with the national spirit of the Hungarian. In case you do: you should recognize what a treasure it is and almost nobody else (except you) know this. With this book I would like to draw attention to the great possibilities of the pálinka. It is a real high-quality product and with a sufficient marketing strategy it could become one of the best spirits of Europe. The target group of the book is everyone who is related to the pálinka. From the producers to the traders, all the consumers who have ever tasted pálinka or will do in the future: this work would like to be an overview of the topic.
This interactive journal will enable you to get to know yourself in a whole new way by answering a variety of insightful questions, and participating in some exploratory exercises. Designed for women 18-80 (and older!), you will answer questions such as "What do you think people will say about you at your funeral?" and "What if you learned everything you had been taught was a lie. Would you want to know the truth?", while engaging in exercises such as dancing to Aretha Franklin's "Respect" and sharing the experience to drawing yourself as a little girl. Both fun and serious, this journal will allow you to get to know yourself in a whole new way ~ all designed to Impress Yourself.
You've just purchased Adobe Lightroom, the brand-new, revolutionary workflow application. Now what? Pick up this book, written by best-selling author Scott Kelby to give you all the dirt you need to allow you to work faster, smarter, and more creatively. You'll learn the essential shortcuts you need to know to save hours every week, the best ways to import and organize your images, which tools and features to really hone in on to get the most out of this application, how to manage your photos like a pro, plus all the inside secrets on processing raw images. You'll also learn how to use Lightroom together with Photoshop to get the best, most efficient workflow, along with the best images. Finally, the book is loaded with tips, tricks, and insights that will absolutely transform the way you work with digital images!
If any of the following behaviors sound like you or someone you work with, beware! In Why CEOs Fail, David L. Dotlich and Peter C. Cairo describe the most common characteristics of derailed top executives and how you can avoid them: Arrogance—you think that you're right, and everyone else is wrong. Melodrama—you need to be the center of attention. Volatility—you're subject to mood swings. Excessive Caution—you're afraid to make decisions. Habitual Distrust—you focus on the negatives. Aloofness —you're disengaged and disconnected. Mischievousness—you believe that rules are made to be broken. Eccentricity—you try to be different just for the sake of it. Passive Resistance—what you say is not what you really believe. Perfectionism—you get the little things right and the big things wrong. Eagerness to Please—you try to win the popularity contest.
Predictions around disruption to the world of work declare there is a new work order. Young people today may have 17 jobs in five different careers. Portfolio careers are on the rise i.e. not one job, one employer, but multiple jobs and employers, perhaps over more than one profession.In a tech world, it’s high social skills that help you stand out and get ahead. The best managers are outstanding communicators who know how to lead a team, collaborate with a diverse range of people and able to influence peers and customers to take action. They know it’s not what you say but how you say it that makes the difference. Word choice and how we use language impacts the way we persuade others. In the age of disruption, being adept at human interaction is rewarded with higher wages.Being average at your job is over. Not being interdisciplinary can harm your career. To thrive in a rapidly changing world, managers and teams need to continuously improve all aspects of their workplace know-how: the art of communication and influence, productivity, sales and service, leading people and creating a conscious and transparent workplace culture. To future-proof your employability in a VUCA world, (short for volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous), constant reinvention is the key to keeping up, evolving and staying relevant. Your job IS change. It’s up to you to stay change agile and continuously grow and reboot your brain. I trust this book will help you achieve the getting of workplace wisd...
You Are Not A Fit Person is a statement of the difference between yourself and fit people. We all know fit people, they get up early to exercise, they are the first to leave the party and they look down their noses at our fast food choices. These people are nothing like us, yet we have lined up to get fitness advice from them. We don't need their routines to lose weight and get fit, you need your own. Routines that work with your lifestyle, routines that help you to finally allow exercise and better eating into your life. You don't need another 'new and fat busting' set of exercises for the gym, you need to find ways to embrace exercise. You don't need another 'Chick Pea and Tofu Omelette' recipe, you need to find ways to eat your steak and still be fit. That is what You Are Not A Fit Person is about. It is about finding solutions that will work for you in your lifestyle. It is a fitness book for us, the 'diet resistent'.