The Magic Cup
By Howard Behar
Vince Steadfast is the newly named CEO of the iconic glassworks manufacturer, Verity Glassworks. The firm's artistic glory days are in the past and recent management and financial turmoil have thrown the company's future in jeopardy. The task for Steadfast is to keep his bearings, confront his fears and weaknesses and complete a quest for the very soul of the company. Along the way, Steadfast encounters a motley but talented group of employees - from a mysterious elevator operator to the company historian to an elfin designer - who join him on the quest. They must learn to believe in one and other and to believe in the company they have nearly given up on, if they have any chance at all in succeeding. As they search together for the Treasure Beyond All Price, Steadfast discovers that only by filling his glass cup (a priceless gift from his mentor) with leadership actions based on universal values can he and his new team begin to steer the company into the future.
Make Change Work for You
By Scott Steinberg
Making Conflict Work
By Peter T. Coleman, Robert Ferguson
Mastering Spreadsheet Bookkeeping
By Peter Marshall
Mastering Spreadsheet Bookkeeping will equip you with the knowledge to write your accounts spreadsheets successfully. Whether you are studying for a qualification in bookkeeping or you are a small business owner needing to bring your accounts up-to-date, Mastering Spreadsheet Bookkeeping will give you the knowledge and skills do this effectively, helping you to set up your own computerized accounting package without splashing out on expensive new software. With Mastering Spreadsheet Bookkeeping you will gain a thorough knowledge of how to use spreadsheets to their fullest advantage, saving you invaluable time and labour. Aimed at students of bookkeeping and small business owners, Mastering Spreadsheet Bookkeeping takes you step-by-step through what you need to know to use spreadsheets with confidence. With its focus on MS Excel and its clear, step-by-step approach, Mastering Spreadsheet Bookkeeping will help you to develop your own computerized bookkeeping skills with confidence. In addition, exam-style questions and answers are provided for self-testing so you may consolidate your bookkeeping knowledge as you learn.
The Mormon Way of Doing Business, Revised Edition
By Jeff Benedict
The Founder of JetBlue. The former CEO of Dell Computers. The CEO of Deloitte & Touche. The former Dean of the Harvard Business School - and now a US Presidential candidate in Mitt Romney. They all have one thing in common. They are devout Mormons who work long hours but always spend their Sundays exclusively with their families, and always put their spouses and children first. How do they do it? Critically acclaimed author and investigative journalist Jeff Benedict (a Mormon himself) examines these highly successful business execs and discovers how their beliefs have influenced them, and enabled them to achieve incredible success.With original interviews and unparalleled access, Benedict shares what truly drives these individuals, and the invaluable life lessons from which anyone can benefit.
By Peter Marshall
Double-entry accounting can be easy if it's explained well, and Mastering Book-keeping does just that. Now in its updated 8th edition, this popular book has helped thousands of people to get to grips with book-keeping. It explains the principles and practice of book-keeping sequentially, and includes: - The daybooks and ledger accounts - End of year accounting - Sole proprietorships, limited companies, partnerships and not-for-profit organisations - Using computers for accounting - Accounting for VAT - Progressing to more advanced management accounting - The implications of the Data Protection Act 1998 on book-keepers Plus step-by-step guides to compiling a balance sheet, depreciation, accounting for bad and doubtful debts, and much more. Everything is made clear with easy-to-follow explanations. Typical transactions are illustrated throughout to make the information even easier to understand. This book is suitable for those preparing for the examinations of ICB, AAT, IAB, OCR, AQA and all other courses in book-keeping and accounts.
Missed Fortune 101
By Douglas R. Andrew
For years most investors have listened slavishly to the constant drum of standard and conventional wisdom when it comes to our personal finances. But here's the ultimate question: what if much of what we have heard about investing is wrong? That's what Doug Andrew believes. For a long time he has presented highly regarded personal finance seminars for investing professionals and Andrew has taken on the biggest myths when it comes to where people put their money. This book explodes myths such as: you really shouldn't pre-pay your mortgage. Don't expect your 401k and IRAs to cover your retirement (there are better ways!). When you buy a home, get the absolute biggest mortgage you can. Don't be misled about the amount of equity you have in your home (after all, if your cash is tied up, you can't do anything with it). These are just the tip of the iceberg, as Doug Andrew provides dozens of insights that most Americans have never even considered or have been misrepresented in the general personal finance media.
Millionaire By Thirty
By Douglas R. Andrew, Emron D. Andrew, Aaron R. Andrew
There are approximately 100 million people in America between the ages of 16 and 30. This generation has just entered, or will soon be entering, the work force and they have no idea how to invest, save or handle their money. Young people today come out of school having had little or no formal education on the basics of money management. Many have large debts from student loans looming over their heads and many feel confused and powerless when their pricey educations don't translate into high paying jobs. They feel that their $30,000-$40,000 salary is too meager to bother with investing, and they constantly fear that there will be 'too much month left at the end of their money'. Douglas R. Andrew has shown the parents of this generation a different pathway to financial freedom. Now Doug and his sons, Emron and Aaron - both of whom are in their mid-20s - show the under-30 crowd how they can break from traditional 401k investment plans and instead can find a better way by investing in real estate, budgeting effectively, avoiding unnecessary taxes and using life insurance to create tax-free income.
Mastering Book-Keeping 9th Edition
By Peter Marshall
NINTH EDITION now featuring specimen examination papers of all the major boards, including OCR, AQA, AAT, ICB and IAB. Double-entry accounting can be easy if it's explained well, and Mastering Book-keeping does just that. Now in its updated 9th edition, this popular book has helped thousands of people to get to grips with book-keeping. It explains the principles and practice of book-keeping sequentially, and includes: - The daybooks and ledger accounts - End of year accounting - Sole proprietorships, limited companies, partnerships and not-for-profit organisations - Using computers for accounting - Accounting for VAT - Progressing to more advanced management accounting - The implications of the Data Protection Act 1998 on book-keepers Plus step-by-step guides to compiling a balance sheet, depreciation, accounting for bad and doubtful debts, and much more. Everything is made clear with easy-to-follow explanations. Typical transactions are illustrated throughout to make the information even easier to understand. This book is suitable for those preparing for the examinations of ICB, AAT, IAB, OCR, AQA and all other courses in book-keeping and accounts.
Making Money From Stocks and Shares
By Jamie E Smith
Many people are intimidated by the stock market and choose instead to put their money into savings accounts that pay very little. They believe that: - Buying shares is too risky - Buying shares is too complicated - You need a lot of money for it to be worthwhile. But none of these things are true and this book explains why. It provides a simple and accessible introduction to the basic principles of investing in the stock market. With an understanding of these, and a consistent approach to investment, you can make a good return from stocks and shares. In this book you will discover: - How to use the way you and others behave to your advantage; - How to get more than you pay for; - How to increase your wealth over time by consistently following some really simple steps.
By Jeff Della Mura
Good marketing really can transform a business but here's how to get to the nuts and bolts of what is right for your business. This book supports anyone who is responsible for the survival and success of businesses by simplifying the marketing process. It delivers actionable steps on more than 60 topics which form the core of marketing - understanding customer needs in order to satisfy them profitably. It uniquely covers associated vital issues such as working with designers, buying resources, negotiation skills, etcetera. Above all you have quick access to evergreen wisdom and uncomplicated, practical, information that will help move you forward. It is written by an expert - the author is an experienced business professional and a practising marketing professional, an accustomed teacher who knows how to write what a reader needs and a practising business adviser who has first-hand experience of the most common pitfalls and errors.Contents: 1. The ten fundamentals of marketing; 2. The stepping-stones to success; 3. Setting your house in order; 4. Sales and communications secrets; 5. Making the best use of the (well) written word; 6. Popular marketing media and options; 7. Tips, techniques and time-savers; 8. The point of it all - profitable customers.
The Mind Gym: Give Me Time
By Mind Gym
The problem of not having enough time is as old as time itself, and so are most of the proposed cures. The trouble is, they don't seem to work. The Mind Gym: Give me time proposes a radically different approach to time and how we use it. Combining extensive psychological research with five years of testing amongst The Mind Gym's 100,000 members, this book offers practical solutions that will make you feel great about how your time is spent. The book is packed with techniques including*how to achieve more by slowing down* tiny time investments that deliver massive returns* how to say 'no' and be loved for it * simple ways to get other people to want to do your work for you* how to get time with people who haven't got time for youAnd there's no need to read this book from cover to cover. The questionnaire at the start guides you directly to the chapters that will help you most.
Messrs Hoare Bankers
By Victoria Hutchings
Of the many family banks founded in Restoration England, Hoare's Bank is the only one that continues - by adapting to the new circumstances of every generation - as an independent partnership. Three centuries of unaltered ownership provide an engrossing portrait of the world that shaped both it and the Hoare family. This is the history of a family-run business over several generations. It reflects the changing face of England over three centuries through the story of a single family.