• Firestarters: How Innovators, Instigators, and Initiators Can Inspire You to Ignite Your Own Life

    Based on interviews with entrepreneurs and leaders in many walks of life, this self-help book gives readers the tools for finding success in their careers, businesses, organizations, and private lives.

    What is the difference between those bold enough to pursue their dreams and others who never get comfortable enough to ignite their lives? The doers are “Firestarters” and, because of them, the world is a much different, and often, better place. This motivational how-to book provides insights into the crucial difference between people who make things happen and those who only think about making an impact.

    Based on research from many disciplines and interviews with professionals at the top of their fields, Firestarters creates a complete roadmap to achieve personal success and make an impact in the world.The heart of the book features stories about successful entrepreneurs, CEOs, organizational leaders, and forward-looking thinkers from a variety of professions. They describe the factors and conditions that ignited their lives and helped them become achievers. Some are known to the public; others will be completely new. But all the stories demonstrate how they became — and you can become — a Firestarter.

    The authors provide pragmatic advice on how individual readers can ignite the qualities that will lead them toward pursuing and realizing their dreams. Self-assessment exercises, checklists, and other tools will help readers apply Firestarter insights to their own lives.

    Also included are group exercises and discussion guides so the book can be used in business and nonprofit settings to develop the skills that help companies grow.Whether you’re an individual seeking ways to realize personal ambitions or a leader trying to motivate your team, you’ll benefit from the Firestarter methods featured in this inspirational book.

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  • Manager’s Handbook: Everything You Need To Know About How Business And Management Work – Hardcover

    This management handbook covers the most up-to-date thinking on key business issues, such as the impact of new technology and the Internet, customer focus, e-commerce, the new economy, and the globalization of business. The book includes a business directory of management organizations and institutions.
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  • The 100 Absolutely Unbreakable Laws of Business Success

    Why are some people more successful in business? Why do some businesses flourish where others fail? Renowned business speaker and author, Brian Tracy has discovered the answers to these profoundly puzzling questions.

    In The 100 Absolutely Unbreakable Laws of Business Success Tracy draws on his thirty years’ experience and knowledge to present a set of principles or “universal laws” that lie behind the success of business people everywhere, in every kind of enterprise, large and small. These are natural laws, he says, and they work everywhere and for everyone, virtually without exception. Every year, says Tracy, thousands of companies underperform or even fail and millions of individuals underachieve, frustrated by thwarted ambition and dreams–all because they either attempted to violate or did not know these universal laws. But ignorance of the law is no excuse!

    Tracy breaks the 100 laws down into nine major categories: Life, Success, Business, Leadership, Money, Economics, Selling, Negotiating, and Time Management. For each of the nine groups he details the specific laws that govern it-laws such as the Law of Cause and Effect, the Law of Service, the Law of Increasing Returns, the Law of Compensation, and the Law of Independence. Drawing on a lifetime of observation, investigation, and experience, Tracy not only identifies and defines each law, he also reveals its source and foundation, whether in science, nature, philosophy, experience, or common sense. He illustrates how it functions in the world using real-life anecdotes and examples shows how to apply it to your life and work through specific questions and practical steps and exercises that everyone can use–sometimes in just minutes–to begin the journey toward greater business success.

    Easy to read, easy to understand, and easy to apply, The 100 Absolutely Unbreakable Laws of Business Success offers a straightforward, eye-opening, life-affirming approach to how the world of business really works.

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    The Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses

    Most startups fail. But many of those failures are preventable. The Lean Startup is a new approach being adopted across the globe, changing the way companies are built and new products are launched.

    Eric Ries defines a startup as an organization dedicated to creating something new under conditions of extreme uncertainty. This is just as true for one person in a garage or a group of seasoned professionals in a Fortune 500 boardroom. What they have in common is a mission to penetrate that fog of uncertainty to discover a successful path to a sustainable business.

    The Lean Startup approach fosters companies that are both more capital efficient and that leverage human creativity more effectively. Inspired by lessons from lean manufacturing, it relies on “validated learning,” rapid scientific experimentation, as well as a number of counter-intuitive practices that shorten product development cycles, measure actual progress without resorting to vanity metrics, and learn what customers really want. It enables a company to shift directions with agility, altering plans inch by inch, minute by minute.

    Rather than wasting time creating elaborate business plans, The Lean Startup offers entrepreneurs – in companies of all sizes – a way to test their vision continuously, to adapt and adjust before it’s too late. Ries provides a scientific approach to creating and managing successful startups in a age when companies need to innovate more than ever.

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    The Mind of the Strategist: The Art of Japanese Business

    A Masterful Analysis of Company, Customer, and Competition
    Kenichi Ohmae — voted by The Economist as “one of the world’s top five management gurus”– changed the landscape of management strategy in The Mind of the Strategist. In this compelling account of global business domination, Ohmae reveals the vital thinking processes and planning techniques of prominent companies, showing why they work, and how any company can benefit from them.
    Filled with case studies of strategic thinking in action, Ohmae’s classic work inspires today’s managers to excel to new heights of bold, imaginative thinking and solutions.
    “In many ways, Ohmae can be considered the modern reincarnation of a much older guru, Adam Smith.” – Journal of Marketing
    “A fascinating window into the mind of one of Japan’s premier strategists…full of ideas about how to improve strategic thinking.” – Michael E. Porter, Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University
    Internationally known as “Mr. Strategy,” Kenichi Ohmae was a partner at McKinsey & Company for 23 years, and today he is chairman of Ohmae & Associates. He is the author of more than 100 books.
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  • Time Power: A Proven System for Getting More Done in Less Time Than You Ever Thought Possible

    One of the world’s premier business consultants and personal success experts, Brian Tracy has devoted more than 25 years to studying the most powerful time management practices used by the most successful people in every arena. Now, in Time Power, Brian reveals his comprehensive system designed to help readers increase their productivity and income exponentially — in just weeks!

    Filled with hundreds of powerful, proven tools and techniques, this book shows readers how to:

    * gain two more productive hours each day
    * make better decisions, faster!
    * set clear goals and focus on higher-value activities
    * manage multitask jobs more efficiently
    * overcome the people problems that can sap their time
    * use the five tools and techniques that will make them more productive for the rest of their lives
    * and much more!

    Overflowing with quick and effective time-saving strategies, Brian Tracy’s Time Power lets readers in on the secrets to being more productive, earning more money, and getting more satisfaction from life.

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