Plan B

Author: Kathleen Rich-New
Publisher: Morgan James Publishing
ISBN: 1614483795
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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A practical, sensible plan for finding the type of self-employment that suits you, and taking charge of your own future. If you dream of getting out of job jail—or if a layoff has left you thinking about finally pursuing your entrepreneurial dreams—this easy-to-read guide shows you how to create a Plan B business that fits your skills, interests, and preferred work lifestyle. You will learn the four ways to create an income when there aren’t any jobs available—or any jobs that interest you. Filled with stories of successes and failures, this practical book covers the good, the bad, and the ugly about each of the business models, so you can make smart decisions, avoid mistakes and pitfalls, and find a better alternative for a fulfilling life when Plan A just isn’t working for you anymore.

Couple s Retirement Puzzle

Author: Roberta K. Taylor
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1402295928
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The essential guide for couples to create a happy, healthy, and successful retirement! Retirement can be the best time of your life, but for couples, there's far more to it than cashing in on your 401(k). The most important asset you have during retirement is each other, yet many couples aren't sure where to begin to prepare for retired life or what to consider as they do. The Couple's Retirement Puzzle reveals ten key conversations couples should tackle before retirement to ensure a rewarding second half of life together, including: • Do we have enough money to support the lifestyle we want? • Should we retire simultaneously or separately? • Do we stay put or explore new frontiers? • What's the best way to stay healthy and fit after fifty? • How do we meet new friends and create new interests outside of work? • How will we balance time together and time apart? • And more! Filled with smart practical advice, engaging anecdotes, and helpful exercises,The Couple's Retirement Puzzle will guide you and your partner to a fulfilling retirement you can enjoy and celebrate together.

Become the Real Deal Enhanced Edition

Author: Connie Dieken
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111880970X
Format: PDF, Docs
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Become the real deal and you’ll become the leaderyou’re meant to be. If you want to make change in your organization and in yourworld, and advance your own career, you need to become a person whocan effectively influence others to take action. When looking tobring about organizational change of any kind, the main skillrequired is influence. Nothing will help your cause more than beingable to effectively influence others to take action. Become theReal Deal presents a modern and practical approach toleadership that yields unlimited dividends for leaders at alllevels. Author Connie Dieken calls these dividends your Return onInfluence® (ROI). You’ll discover your own Centers of Influence through aseries of visual dashboards and learn how to capitalize on theseCenters of Influence to become the powerful, purposeful authorityyou’re meant to be. Readers will learn how to override personal influence-killingtendencies, such as narcissism, anxiety, long-windedness, silence,social façades, and invisibility. Connie Diekenis the country’s foremost Fortune 500communication coachan executive coach to the world’s topbrands, an Emmy award winning former TV news anchor, reporter, andinductee of the Radio/Television Broadcasters Hall ofFame. For anyone seeking to be the “real deal,” this bookuncovers the strengths and skills you need to gain influence andlead your organization to success. The enhanced edition integrates four videos featuring theauthor, Connie Dieken, illustrating the book's concepts aboutleadership in greater detail.

Who Says It s a Man s World

Author: Emily Bennington
Publisher: AMACOM
ISBN: 0814431887
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The Atlantic magazine has called it the "end of men." For the first time in U.S. history, women form the majority of the workforce, filling more managerial positions than their male counterparts. Today's women are primed to take over the corporate world-if they don't stumble on the way up. Packed with insights from extraordinary women who have climbed the corporate ladder-including McDonald's president Jan Fields, JetBlue cofounder Ann Rhoades, and fashion pioneer Liz Lange-Who Says It's a Man's World helps women navigate the rocky path from cubicle to executive suite. This ultra-practical guide offers an ideal "Success Profile" along with the measurable action steps needed to excel in each of five reputation-enhancing areas: personal development, social skills, effectiveness, team building, and leadership. Complete with the latest research on women in the workplace and an eye-opening "promotability" assessment, Who Says It's a Man's World provides readers with everything they need to build their own fast-track career plan.

The Nonprofit Manager s Resource Directory

Author: Ronald A. Landskroner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
ISBN:
Format: PDF
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What kind of information and assistance is available to nonprofits on the Internet? How do I find, recruit, place, train, and retain the best volunteers for my organization? Which new regulations and legislation affect my organization? Where can I find help for writing grant proposals? Which funding programs should I know about and how do I contact them? If you're a nonprofit manager, you probably spend a good deal of your time tracking down hard-to-find answers to questions such as these. The Nonprofit Manager's Resource Directory provides instant answers to all your questions concerning nonprofit-oriented products, services, funding sources, publications, support groups, and more. Revised periodically to keep vital information up to the minute, The Nonprofit Manager's Resource Directory: Contains more than 2,000 detailed listings of both nonprofit and for-profit resources, products, and services Supplies complete details on everything from assistance and support groups to software vendors and Internet servers, management consultants to list marketers Provides information on all kinds of free and low-cost products available to nonprofits The Nonprofit Manager's Resource Directory has the information you need to keep your nonprofit alive and well in these challenging times. Assessment and Evaluation Financial Management Governance Human Resources Information Technology International Third Sector Leadership Legal Issues Management Marketing and communications Organizational Dynamics and Design Planning Professional Development Resource Development Volunteerism

Mastering the ACI Dealing Certificate

Author: Philip Parker
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780273661078
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book will provide all the information you need to pass the ACI Dealing Certificate examination, and master the money markets.

Zen and the Art of Making a Living

Author: Laurence G. Boldt
Publisher: Penguin Mass Market
ISBN:
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For career consultant Laurence G. Boldt, everyone is the artist of his or her own life. In this comprehensive, useful, and potentially life-changing book, he guides readers on how to widen possible horizons--and then focus in to make the ideal real. Illustrations and worksheets throughout.

M A

Author: Jeffrey C. Hooke
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471144625
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Disney has done it. Chemical Bank has also. So, too, have thousandsof other companies. In fact, it has become a staple of Americanbusiness today: mergers and acquisitions. Spreading across allindustry lines and encompassing corporations both large and small,merger and acquisition deals are booming. In 1995 alone, the valueof all announced deals exceeded $300 billion, including Disney′s$19 billion acquisition of Capital Cities and Chemical Bank′s $10billion merger with Chase Manhattan. As a dynamic means of fostering growth, more and more companieswill be looking to "do the deal," making it essential for corporatemanagers and financial officers to know their way around theM&A process. In this authoritative new reference, JeffreyHooke–a specialist in the field who has participated in 70corporate finance transactions–provides a practical, comprehensive,and well–rounded overview to the ins and outs of M&Adeals. Using real–life examples, Hooke takes you step by step through theM&A process, outlining the fundamental principles that underliedeals and pinpointing the important strategies that play key rolesin successful transactions. The first step is developing adisciplined acquisition plan that includes a researched assessmentof management readiness and financial capability. With yourfinances in order, it′s time to find the deal that matches yourcompany′s objectives. Hooke shows you how to initiate anacquisition search by starting your own program, screeningcandidates, and implementing direct contact; and when you′re readyto price and close a deal, Hooke′s proven valuation and negotiatingstrategies will have you on firm footing. An invaluable primer for corporate executives and investmentprofessionals involved in the mergers and acquisitions process,M&A is the most complete guide available today. M&A givesyou the A to Z on: ∗ Key risks that face corporate acquirers–operating issues, thedanger of overpayment, financial leverage concerns ∗ Valuation tools–using the intrinsic value approach and applyingthe relative value method such as comparable P/E and EBITratios ∗ Buyer categories–Window Shopper, Bottom Fisher, StrategicBuyer ∗ Maximum deal size guidelines–affordability, managementexperience, corporate risk tolerance ∗ The basics of negotiating and structuring–letter of intent (LOI),due diligence investigation, closing and postmergerintegration ∗ Selling a business–retaining a financial advisor, approaching themarket, confirming a valuation range A savvy guide to mastering the art of M&A From an expert in the M&A field comes a one–of–a–kind book thattakes business executives and investment professionals through thecomplete mergers and acquisitions process. "Jeffrey Hooke has done a fine job explaining the ′ins and outs′ ofa very complex business. He knows what he′s talking about."–John C.Whitehead, former Co–Chairman, Goldman, Sachs & Co. "M&A takes the fear out of the decision–making process–a greatpragmatic tool. Hooke has given us a fine ′how–to′ manual."–KennethTuchman, Managing Director, Lehman Brothers, Inc. "Hooke′s basic outline of the dynamics involved provide a basicoverview for both corporate executives and business students. Hisexamples–real transactions coupled with the practicalities andlegalities of the deal business–make for informative and enjoyablereading."–Gilbert W. Harrison, Chairman, Financo, Inc. "Jeffrey Hooke has written a first–class primer on the science andart of mergers and acquisitions. This book will be a standard forboth students and practitioners in the field."–Glenn H. Hutchins,Senior Managing Director, The Blackstone Group