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What does 'rich' mean to you? Perhaps a huge mansion and an overseas holiday every year? A wardrobe and entourage to rival Victoria Beckham's? Or maybe a simple, comfortable house, no debt and a healthy investment portfolio?However you define it, $0 to Rich will guide you towards achieving your financial goals in five easy steps and show you how to turn $0 into $1000, then $5000, then $10 000!Written specifically for women by the best-selling author of Shopping For Shares, $0 to Rich is the personal financial coach every girl should have. It will show you how to work out what rich means to you, how to articulate exactly what you want, then how to go about realising that vision over a set period of time.You'll discover:how to create a no-fuss budget to fast-track your financial successwhat the right amount to be saving isinvestment options, from savings accounts to property and everything in betweenhow to safeguard your money (after all, it's not enough to just get rich--the trick is staying there!).
Get up to speed quickly--review and practice major concepts in accounting! Whether you're looking to improve your classroom experience, or simply become more familiar with accounting concepts, 1,001 Accounting Practice Problems For Dummies is the hands-on tool you need to get a step ahead. The book's practice questions and review content go hand-in-hand with the content offered in Accounting For Dummies, ensuring that you have a working knowledge of the most important concepts and skills in accounting. This practical resource gives you access to tons of helpful online content, including practice problems in multiple-choice format, and customizable practice sets for self-directed study, all available on the go through your smartphone, laptop, or tablet. Practice problems are categorized as easy, medium, or hard, so you can build your knowledge at your own pace. A perfect companion for anyone looking to increase their accounting skills, this book has the added benefit of offering review and practice useful for individuals looking to pass their accounting courses and lay the groundwork for an accounting career. Filled with practice questions, review content, tips, and explanations for anyone interested in accounting principles Includes tons of online practice content, such as multiple choice questions and customizable practice sets, all available with purchase of the book Ideal for individuals looking to pass an accounting class or start a career in accounting Serves as an excellent companion resource to Accounting For Dummies Packed with endless practice opportunities, 1,001 Accounting Practice Problems For Dummies has everything you need to jumpstart your journey into accounting and financial documentation.
Find the right words for the best job! It's not enough to have the talent and experience to land the right job-you have to be able to put that talent and experience into words. With just the right phrase, you can highlight your achievements in your resume, make the cover letter pitch that sets you apart from the crowd, and underscore your unique skill set in the interview that lands you the job. In 1,001 Phrases You Need to Get a Job, employment gurus Nancy Schuman and Burton Jay Nadler show you how to walk the walk and talk the talk you need to win the job you want.
Find the right words for the best job! It's not enough to have the talent and experience to land the right job-you have to be able to put that talent and experience into words. With just the right phrase, you can highlight your achievements in your resume, make the cover letter pitch that sets you apart from the crowd, and underscore your unique skill set in the interview that lands you the job. In1,001 Phrases You Need to Get a Job, employment gurus Nancy Schuman and Burton Jay Nadler show you how to walk the walk and talk the talk you need to win the job you want.
Sure-Fire, Can't-Miss Tips, Techniques, and Ideas for Building Lifelong Customer Loyalty / Imagine having the customer-service secrets of the world's most successful businesses right at your fingertips. With this book you can! Authors Donna Greiner and Theodore Kinni spent five years uncovering how Nordstrom, Southwest Airlines, Ritz-Carlton, American Express, and other world-class companies keep their customers for life. The result is 1,001 timely, entertaining, and brilliantly inventive customer-retention ideas. Inside, you'll discover the secrets to: ·Creating products/services tailored to your customers' needs·Recognizing and rewarding your most profitable trophy customers ·Using three kinds of guarantees to build customer trust ·Turning first-time customers into frequent buyers ·And much more!(From the Trade Paperback edition.)
Learn how creating a school yearbook teaches valuable life skills in business and creative arts.
Perfect for brokers, agents, and other real estate professionals, this handy guide brings together the best ideas from years of incredibly practical lists and checklists published in REALTOR Magazine. This practical, one-of-a-kind guide is perfect for learning the business of real estate and perfecting the best and most effective tactics and techniques for helping your real estate career and business grow.
Want to build wealth that will last you a lifetime?Then $1 Million for Life is the book for you! In this step-by-step guide to financial freedom, investor and best-selling author Ashley Ormond outlines dozens of practical ways to increase your wealth by tens of thousands, or even hundreds of thousands, of dollars. It doesn't matter how much you earn -- it's what you do with the money you have that makes the difference.Inside you'll learn how to:save money and pay off debts quicklyuse low-cost, tax-effective ways to invest in sharesinvest in residential and commercial propertymaximise the performance of your superannuationprotect your investment plans and your lifestyle.There are no get-rich-quick schemes or trading systems -- just practical steps almost anybody can take. $1 Million for Life gives you the tools to build enough wealth so you can start doing what you really want to do for the rest of your life.
What is the $1 million reason to change your mind?Change the way you think and you will change your world. Simple.In this book Pat Mesiti will teach you how to shrug off the shackles of mediocrity, find your inner millionaire and think differently about life and money -- and get rich and happy along the way!"Soak up what Pat Mesiti has to say -- all he wants to do is share his prosperity and teach you about the millionaire mindset. Then, apply it to your life and watch it improve. Simple as that."--Mark Victor Hansen, co-creator, #1 New York Times best-selling series Chicken Soup for the Soul and co-author of Cracking the Millionaire Code and The One Minute Millionaire"Pat Mesiti is dedicated to unlocking the potential inside of people, and opening up their minds to a more rewarding, fulfilling and prosperous future. And in this book he shows you how."--Allan Pease, #1 best-selling author and international speaker"This excellent and highly recommended book will make you laugh, cry, feel encouraged and forever change your life for the better."--Steve McKnight, #1 best-selling author and founder of www.PropertyInvesting.com
Leading pricing expert Rafi Mohammed shows businesses how to reap a financial windfall and foster growth using the underutilized and often overlooked strategy of setting prices. The 1% Windfall reveals how modest incremental changes to an everyday business practice-pricing-can yield significant rewards. Illustrating the power of pricing, a study of the Global 1200 found that if companies raised prices by just 1%, their average operating profits would increase by 11%. Using a 1% increase in price, some companies would see even more growth in percentage of profit: Sears, 155%; McKesson, 100%; Tyson, 81%; Land O'Lakes, 58%; and Whirlpool, 35%. The good news is that better pricing is more than simply raising prices. Instead, the key is to offer customers a variety of pricing options. This strategy is win-win: profits to companies and choices for consumers. But how do executives and managers set the right price? Underpinned by sound empirical research and real-life anecdotes, The 1% Windfall addresses this fundamental question. This book offers guidelines that any company-whether a multinational conglomerate, a small business, or even a nonprofit-can follow to create a comprehensive pricing strategy for any product or service. In addition, these versatile techniques and tools provide solutions to avert a slump in a recession, offset the impact of inflation, or battle a new competitor. The result is a mind-opening, clear blueprint for com-panies to price for profit and growth.
10 takes you step by step through the process of creating a market-beating stock portfolio, and shows you how to trade stocks using a combination of both fundamental and technical analysis. With this book as your guide, you'll quickly learn how to get into a stock at the right time and, more importantly, when to exit that position. You'll also discover how to view the market and interpret what is happening on a broader scale, so you can maximize profits on individual positions and boost the overall performance of your portfolio.
Learn why gold prices are sure to soar to $10,000/oz. and beyond...and how to profitAs paper currency continues to lose its purchasing power and global markets struggle in the face of economic turmoil, investors are turning to gold to stabilize their portfolios. $10,000 Gold explains why this is a smart move, arguing that the price of gold will continue climbing to $10,000/ounce and beyond in the years to come. Looking at the underlying causes of gold's rising value, the book contends that intelligent investors have no choice but to invest in this precious metal.Written by one of the world's leading authorities on gold, the book teaches readers to think independently about gold, money, and the geopolitics that affect its price. The security of gold offers peace of mind, making fears about the fluctuation of the stock market irrelevant, and $10,000 Gold shows why, just like usual, gold remains the single best asset for preserving wealth in any economy. Looking at the world through the eyes of gold--where wealth is measured in ounces, not dollars--the book is a candid insight into the current state of the economy and how to stay safe no matter what lies ahead.Explains why gold price will soar to over $10,000/ounceTeaches readers to reconsider the way they think about money, showing that wealth should be weighed in gold, not unbacked dollarsProvides invaluable advice on protecting money by putting it into the safest asset class on earthNo one knows what the next few years hold for the economy, but investing in gold allows for financial security in any market.
Focusing on day-to-day behaviors, as well as practical tips and strategies, author Donna Dunning shows readers how to make the most of the 80,000 hours the average person spends at work. Dunning provides key self-assessment tools and tips, allowing each individual to improve and implement their career strategy based on their personality type.
From the #1 personal finance columnist on the Internet (Nielsen/NetRatings)-a clear prescription for financial health in the 2010s and beyond. For previous generations, living within your means was a simple formula. Now, with the staggering rise in education, health care, and housing costs, millions of people find themselves skating from paycheck to paycheck with no idea how to move forward. As the most-read personal finance columnist on the Internet, Liz Weston has heard the questions and has the answers. Her 10 Commandments of Money will help readers avoid critical mistakes, survive the bad times, and thrive in the good ones. Just a few of Weston's invaluable pointers include how to: * Balance Your Budget * Pay Down Toxic Debt * Get the Right Mortgage * Pay for College * Save for Retirement * Maximize Your Financial Flexibility Liz Weston's goal is to provide THE practical guide to the brave new world of money. What Sylvia Porter's Money Book was to the 1970s, The 10 Commandments of Money will be for the 2010s. Watch a Video .
Choosing between the stability of a traditional career and the upside of entrepreneurship? Why not have both?Becoming a full-time entrepreneur can look glamorous from the outside. Who doesn't want to chase their dreams, be their own boss, and do what they love? But the truth is that entrepreneurship is often a slog, with no regular hours, no job security, and very little pay. What if there was a way to have the stability of a day job with the excitement of a startup? All of the benefits of entrepreneurship with none of the pitfalls? In The 10% Entrepreneur, Patrick McGinnis shows you how, by investing just 10% of your time and resources, you can become an entrepreneur without losing a steady paycheck. McGinnis details a step-by-step plan that takes you from identifying your first entrepreneurial project to figuring out the smartest way to commit resources to it. He shows you how to select and engage in projects that will provide you with upside outside the office while making your better at your day job. He also profiles real-world 10% Entrepreneurs such as...*Luke Holden, a cash-strapped recent college graduate, who started his own lobster-roll empire and oversaw much of its first year of operations, all while working full time in corporate America*Dipali Patwa, a designer and mom whose side project designing and selling infant clothing is now a sensation.*A group of friends who met at a 6am Bible study class and went on to start a brewery that now generates millions in sales . A successful 10% Entrepreneur himself, McGinnis explains the multiple paths you can follow to invest your cash, time, and expertise in a start-up--including as a founder, angel, adviser, or aficionado. Most importantly, you don't have to have millions in disposable income to become a 10% Entrepreneur. When you put McGinnis's 10% principles into action, you'll quickly start racking up small wins, then watch as they snowball into your new (and far more entrepreneurial) life.From the Hardcover edition.
Today, career reinvention is the new-and only-form of job security. Until recently, most people expected to have one career with maybe two or three job changes in a lifetime. Now, experts advise us to expect seven or eight jobs with multiple industry changes. If you want to survive, you need the ability to transfer and repurpose your skills in a completely new direction. In The 10 Laws of Career Reinvention, Pamela Mitchell shows you how your knowledge, experience, and skill sets can be adapted to a wide spectrum of industries and jobs, and provides the tools to help you navigate the full art of career change. With ten clear, insightful, and practical "laws," you can: * Market your skills to anyone * Transition seamlessly from one industry to another * Find fulfillment in a career that fits you From finding a vision to creating your action plan, The 10 Laws of Career Reinvention walks you through your own path to a new career, with success stories, workbook exercises, and actionable steps to start your new life today. .
The times have changed. We need a fresh understanding of the meaning of success. What do Condoleezza Rice, Joe Torre, Bill Gates, Goldie Hawn, Mary Hart, Garry Kasparov, and Jack Welch have in common? All have talked at length with Maria Bartiromo about business, the world and their surprising, inspiring and uncommon ideas about the meaning of success. Their stories, those of an extraordinary range of other people from all walks of life, and Maria Bartiromo's personal insights are the foundation ofThe 10 Laws of Enduring Success. It is the guide for the extraordinary times we are living through. During bullish, optimistic periods, people seem to ride an upward wave with ease and confidence. The tangible evidence is right there for all to see--in their jobs, bank accounts, homes, families, and the admiration of their peers. But it is a fact of life that success, once earned, is not necessarily there to stay. If ever there was a cautionary tale about the fleeting nature of success, it is the events of recent years. But a funny thing happened. Faced with gut-wrenching realities, many people have started to re-evaluate the meaning of success in less superficial and impermanent ways. They're asking themselves hard questions that have long been ignored: about what's really important to them, and where the bedrock of their personal achievement lies. As Maria Bartiromo watched the financial drama from her front-row seat at the New York Stock Exchange, she began to re-assess the meaning of success--not just as one-off achievements, but as a durable, lifelong pursuit. Is there, she wondered, a definition of success that you can have permanently--in spite of the turmoil in your life, your job, or your bank account? This question is more important than ever, given the unpredictability of the current economy. --What are the intangibles that can't be measured or counted? --What are the qualities that aren't reflected in your title or on your business card? --And more practically, how can you remain successful even when the worst things happen to you? --Is it possible to build success from failure? It's lonely at the bottom of the heap, when your BlackBerry stops buzzing, and the world moves on without you. Everyone wants to be close to success, and to have success. But what is success? How do you get it, and how do you keep it? As Maria interviewed some of the most successful people in the world, she felt the need to answer these questions: what makes these success stories tick? How did they achieve such leadership and power and how can one hold onto it, once you get it. What are the barriers to success and what is the bedrock to enduring success? From the Hardcover edition.
Communication consultant Casey Hawley shows readers how to identify and anticipate ten crucial communications moments, and offers strategies for responding confidently and in ways that leave a positive and powerful impression on all stakeholders. With chapters on the first moment you are offered a job, the moment you are asked a question that poses a challenge to your ethics, and the moment conflict arises with a coworker, this helpful guide offers readers the communication tools they need to get through and make the best impression during these critical professional junctures. Employees can use the interpersonal skills illustrated in difficult, uncertain situations to succeed at their current job, or put them to use in looking for a new job.
Finding the right person to provide guidance on important financial decisions can be difficult. This book explains the differences between the various types of financial professionals and discusses how to find them and how to check their credentials and references.
A veritable "Globalization for Dummies," 10 Reasons to Abolish the IMF & World Banklays bare the most common myths of globalization in a clear and understandable way. Looking with hope to grassroots movement-building on a global scale, Danaher presents ten arguments for abolishing the IMF and World Bank and replacing them with democratic institutions that would make the global economy more accountable to an informed and active citizenry. Conceived as an effort to educate the public about how international institutions of "free trade" are widening the gap between the rich and poor globally, Danaher reveals how the lending policies of the IMF and the World Bank fail to benefit Third World peoples, and instead line the pockets of undemocratic rulers and western corporations while threatening local democracies and forcing cuts to social programs.Through anecdotes, analysis, and innovative ideas, Danaher argues that the IMF and the World Bank undermine our most basic democratic values, and calls for reframing the terms on which international economic institutions are operated using the principles of environmental sustainability, social justice, and human rights.
Intended for salesmen and CEOs, this resource shares advice on generating passion, clarity, and authenticity during a business presentation. Examples drawn from interviews with famous leaders illustrate the importance of starting strong, keeping the speech short, being aware of body movement, and dressing well. Despite citing the findings of unnamed studies, no bibliography is provided. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc. , Portland, OR (booknews. com)
A handy, straightforward guide that teaches students how to acquire marketable job skills and real-world know-how before they graduate--revised and updated for today's economic and academic landscapes. Award-winning college professor and adviser Bill Coplin lays down the essential skills students need to survive and succeed in today's job market, based on his extensive interviews with employers, recruiters, HR specialists, and employed college grads. Going beyond test scores and GPAs, Coplin teaches students how to maximize their college experience by focusing on ten crucial skill groups: Work Ethic, Physical Performance, Speaking, Writing, Teamwork, Influencing People, Research, Number Crunching, Critical Thinking, and Problem Solving. 10 Things Employers Want You to Learn in Collegegives students the tools they need to prepare during their undergraduate years to impress potential employers, land a higher-paying job, and start on the road to career security and satisfaction.
Meet your new global consumerYou've heard of the burgeoning consumer markets in China and India that are driving the world economy. But do you know enough about these new consumers to convert them into customers?Do you know that: There will be nearly one billion middle-class consumers in China and India within the next ten years? More than 135 million Chinese and Indians will graduate from college in this timeframe, compared to just 30 million in the United States? By 2020, 68 percent of Chinese households and 57 percent of Indian households will be in the middle and upper classes? The number of billionaires in China has grown from 1 to 115 in the past decade alone?In The $10 Trillion Prize, bestselling author Michael J. Silverstein and his The Boston Consulting Group colleagues in China and India provide the first comprehensive profile of the emerging middle class, primed to transform the global marketplace. Already the world's biggest buyers of cars, mobile phones, appliances, and more, these consumers are eager for more products and services. In fact, it's estimated that by 2020, consumers in China and India will generate about $10 trillion of total annual revenue for companies selling to them.This book explains who these consumers are-what they buy and why, how they think and shop, and how their needs and tastes are changing. It takes you into their lives so you can better understand what they want and what they're looking for.Only by fully comprehending the forces driving this new generation of consumers will your company be able to capitalize on the opportunities their buying power represents. Insightful and backed by rigorous research, this book takes you inside the hearts and minds of today's emerging Chinese and Indian consumers-both urban and rural, and across all income levels-positioning your company to win as the next wave of global affluence reaches the marketplace.
Many leaders remember those life-changing moments when it suddenly became crystal clear what had to be done to reach their organizations' goals. It wasn't until Pete Luongo was faced with that one epiphany in his life, a difficult period that required him to rebalance life's priorities and bring a new understanding to his work, that he recognized that all results are based upon behaviors appropriate to the circumstances. Through this understanding - that actions are determined by specific, well-defined standards - he developed a model for success, one that is both sustainable and that allows people to retain their personal dignity as they pursue their life plans. In this book, Luongo illuminates the ten most common obstacles to success and pairs them with the ageless principles that help readers overcome them. His straightforward advice, based on data and hard-won experience, provides an understandable and virtually guaranteed plan for improvement and achievement.
How to change your free-spending ways, live luxuriously on a budget, and build a sound financial future From the founders of GoldenGirlFinance. ca comes a new book on how to get your financial house in order and enjoy the freedom and happiness that comes with a secure financial future. In 10 Ways to Stay Broke. . . Forever, you'll learn why focusing on living well now is almost always a path to poverty later. You might have a new car, a beautiful house, and a wardrobe to die for, but you're shortchanging yourself if you haven't started saving and investing for retirement. In 10 Ways to Stay Broke . . . Forever, personal finance gurus Laura McDonald and Susan Misner show you how to start planning for tomorrow today. With simple guidance and straight talk about finances, they explain the things women do to stay broke and what you should do instead. From the founders of GoldenGirlFinance. ca, the leading personal finance site for Canadian women Written in an engaging, accessing, and conversational style that takes the fear out of the complex world of finance Features practical, actionable advice for taking control of your personal finances with real-life examples and handy tools Having money in your pocket is a great feeling. But there's no more amazing feeling than financial security. Having money in the bank means having power, possibility, and opportunity--and nothing feels better than that!