Category: Business & Money

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Well-Designed: How to Use Empathy to Create Products People Love

Description From Design Thinking to Design Doing Innovators today are told to run loose and think lean in order to fail fast and succeed sooner. But in a world obsessed with the new, where cool added features often trump actual customer needs, it’s the consumer who suffers. In our quest to be more agile, we end up creating products that underwhelm. So how does a company like Nest, creator of the mundane thermostat, earn accolades like “beautiful” and “revolutionary” and a $3.2 billion Google buyout? What did Nest do differently to create a household product that people speak of with love? Nest, and companies like it,...

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The Leadership Challenge Workbook, 3rd Edition

Description The new edition of the classic change leader’s workbook A blend of leadership development, project management, and execution, this perfect companion to the bestselling The Leadership Challenge has been refreshed in time for the 25th Anniversary of this trusted leadership development program. Updated with a new global perspective and new research, it is the ultimate change leader’s workbook. Based on Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner’s classic book The Leadership Challenge, this workbook is a hands-on guide for improving your ability to put into action the Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership® model and become a leader who Models the Way, Inspires a Shared Vision, Challenges the Process, Enables...

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The Art of Currency Trading: A Professional’s Guide to the Foreign Exchange Market (Wiley Trading)

Description Now you can master the art of foreign exchange trading While most currency trading and foreign exchange books focus on international finance theory or simplistic chart-based strategies, The Art of Currency Trading is a comprehensive guide that will teach you how to profitably trade currencies in the real world. Author Brent Donnelly has been a successful interbank FX trader for more than 20 years and in this book, he shares the specific strategies and tactics he has used to profit in the forex marketplace. The book helps investors understand and master foreign exchange trading in order to achieve sustainable long-term financial success. The book builds in intensity...

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So You Want to Know About Economics

Description ‘If you never had the time to plow through dreary Economics textbooks, but still want a flavour of its key concepts, illustrated with examples from daily life, this is the book for you.’-Raghuram Rajan, former Governor, Reserve Bank of India Why doesn’t the government simply print more money so that everyone has enough? Who decides that seventy Indian rupees equal one American dollar? How do you figure out what to price a glass of lemonade at the Diwali mela? Are economists really as boring as they look? For answers to these and other mystifying questions, look no further than this fun book! (Psst! You...

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The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Finance and Accounting

Description You’re no idiot, of course. You hire and manage talented people, carry out your daily tasks with grace, and even find ways to shine under deadline pressure. But when it comes to finance and accounting, you feel like you’re in the red. Don’t throw in the towel yet! The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Finance and Accounting helps you create a budget, manage a payroll, and develop a financial management–from the perspective of a nonfinancial manager. In this Complete Idiot’s Guide you get: Download Links Server 1  | Server 2 (Size: 31.0 MB)

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Spending Time: The Most Valuable Resource

Description Time is the ultimate scarce resource and thus quintessentially a topic for economics, which studies scarcity. Starting with the observation that time is increasingly valuable given competing demands as we have more things we can buy and do, Spending Time provides engaging insights into how people use their time and what determines their decisions about spending their time. That our time is limited by the number of hours in a day, days in a year, and years in our lives means that we face constraints and thus choices that involve trade-offs. We sleep, eat, have fun, watch TV, and not least we work. How much we...

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Selling Your Crafts Online: With Etsy, eBay, and Pinterest

Description SELLING YOUR CRAFTS ONLINE Sell your handmade crafts and artwork worldwide on the Web! Do you sell your own handmade crafts or artwork? There’s a whole world of customers beyond what you find at crafts shows and malls. For the first time in history, there’s a great way to reach them: the Internet! In Selling Your Crafts Online, Michael Miller guides you step by step through succeeding in the world’s biggest online crafts marketplaces and attracting new customers where millions of them already hang out. Miller offers crafts-specific tips and advice on everything from creating listings to getting a fair price, processing payments to providing...

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Exercising Influence: A Guide for Making Things Happen at Work, at Home, and in Your Community, 3rd Edition

Description Change minds, guide opinions, and shape emotions with the power of effective influence Exercising Influence is your guide to accomplishing more with less effort. Demystifying the process of influencing others, this book shows you how to develop effective influence behaviors, plan an influence approach, set goals, resolve problems, and build better relationships. Revised and expanded to provide more actionable advice across industries and sectors, this third edition has updated examples and resources and features all-new chapters on influencing through social media, influencing your team, and applying research findings of neuroscience, and behavioral economics.. You’ll create work, family, and community relationships that are more mutually rewarding...

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Chess Not Checkers: Elevate Your Leadership Game

Description As organizations grow in volume and complexity, the demands on leadership change. The same old moves won’t cut it any more. In Chess Not Checkers, Mark Miller tells the story of Blake Brown, newly appointed CEO of a company troubled by poor performance and low morale. Nothing Blake learned from his previous roles seems to help him deal with the issues he now faces. The problem, his new mentor points out, is Blake is playing the wrong game. The early days of an organization are like checkers: a quickly played game with mostly interchangeable pieces. Everybody, the leader included, does a little bit of everything;...

Fundamentals of Financial Management, 15th Edition 0

Fundamentals of Financial Management, 15th Edition

Description Updated with the latest trends, developments, and practices from the field, Brigham/Houston’s FUNDAMENTALS OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, 15e equips you with a thorough understanding of today’s corporate finance and financial management. This longtime market leader offers insight into federal debt, the ongoing recovery of financial markets, and other emerging issues straight from today’s headlines. Clear explanations and real-world examples help you understand the “what” and the “why” of corporate budgeting, financing, working capital decision making, forecasting, valuation, and Time Value of Money, while hands-on exercises, cases, Excel Spreadsheet Models, and digital resources like MindTap let you put theory into action. Download Links Server 1  |...