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Wicked Jake Darcy

by Iris Johansen

In this enthralling novel by #1 New York Times bestselling author Iris Johansen, fate brings together a carefree beauty and a charismatic playboy--only to separate them all too soon. Though Mary Harland knows about Jake Darcy's notorious reputation, she can't help but be drawn to him. Sharing an intimate dance awakens every sense in her body, and after spending six incredible hours together, Mary knows she's falling for Jake. But when she's kidnapped by the ruthless leader of the Middle Eastern country where they live, her future with Jake is extinguished as quickly as it was ignited. Jake Darcy never put much stock in love at first sight, but Mary turns him into a believer. Hearing the news that she and her father have been killed in a plane crash leaves him absolutely devastated. Three years later, he finds a woman suffering from dehydration in the middle of the road--and is stunned to discover that it's Mary. But the innocent woman he fell in love with is gone. Somehow Jake must break down Mary's walls and remind her of the glimmering dreams of forever they once shared.

The Strange Maid

by Tessa Gratton

Fans of Neil Gaiman, Holly Black, and Maggie Stiefvater will embrace the richly drawn, Norse-influenced alternate world of the United States of Asgard, where cell phones, rock bands, and evangelical preachers coexist with dragon slaying, rune casting, and sword training in schools. Where the president runs the country alongside a council of Valkyries, gods walk the red carpet with Hollywood starlets, and the U.S. military has a special battalion dedicated to eradicating Rocky Mountain trolls. Signy Valborn was seven years old when she climbed the New World Tree and met Odin Alfather, who declared that if she could solve a single riddle, he would make her one of his Valkyrie. For ten years Signy has trained in the arts of war, politics, and leadership, never dreaming that a Greater Mountain Troll might hold the answer to the riddle, but that's exactly what Ned the Spiritless promises her. A mysterious troll hunter who talks in riddles and ancient poetry, Ned is a hard man to trust. Unfortunately, Signy is running out of time. Accompanied by an outcast berserker named Soren Bearstar, she and Ned take off across the ice sheets of Canadia to hunt the mother of trolls and claim Signy's destiny.From the Hardcover edition.

The Escape Manifesto

by Escape The City

Rob, Dom and Mikey were fed up with the corporate treadmill. When they decided to change careers, they looked for a website to help them escape - except there wasn't one. So they started their own. Three years later and they have started a movement called Escape the City. Over 100,000 people have joined www.escapethecity.org in pursuit of exciting and unconventional careers. They are the first online start-up in the world to raise more than £500,000 in investment equity crowdfunding - and they did this entirely from their own membership. The Escape Manifesto is the book that the guys wish they had read three years ago on the London Underground when they were commuting back and forth from their corporate cubicles. It is an inspirational call to action, packed with practical advice and encouragement. If you work in a corporate job that doesn't make you tick and you have ever wondered whether there is more to life, this book is for you. Step off the corporate treadmill - find an exciting job, start your own business, or go on a big adventure. Stop dreaming, start planning and do something different!Reader Feedback"Fab book- inspired me to plan my escape in Jan 2014 to India to clear my head after 29 years in social work then starting my own business. If not now, when?!" - Fionna"My inspiration to take the step out of banking was driven by your book. I had been thinking about it for about a year but I kept putting off leaving the salaried job, that is until a friend left work and handed me a copy." - Selina"The Escape Manifesto is a fantastic book. Page after page really hit the note with me..... I'm leaving my city job to take some time out travelling South America and see what happens!" - Scott"The Manifesto has really helped me in my decision and continuing motivation to leave consulting. So, I'd like to say a massive thank you." - Victoria"I'm so excited to have 'escaped'!! Thanks to the Escape Manifesto for giving me the motivation and push I needed to seek out opportunities I can be passionate about." - Australian Lawyer in London"I'd like to let you know that your website and book! helped me 'escape' my job as management consultant in the Netherlands. I will be moving to Sri Lanka this November to work as general manager of a turtle conservation project, with my girlfriend. I found the job on your site. I'm so excited!" - Andre"I lost track of the number of times I stopped to read out passages to my wife which expressed the exact same thoughts and emotions as I'd been feeling myself, it's always good to know you're not the first to have felt this way. I got a bit carried away with the highlighter and have built a to-do list off the back of it." - Graham"Loving the Escape manifesto, I'm planning my escape from finance to conservation for August 2014." - Scott"Your book is by my bed - making notes from the money chapter... hopefully I'll have news soon." - Victoria"I'm reading your book right now. I'm halfway through but I couldn't resist contacting you before I finish it. It is the perfect reference for finding a new career path and escaping the status quo and pressure from society - very good book!" - Daniel "Your book has made me feel so good about my situation and I now believe I'm doing all the right things to give my plans a good old go. Life is so short and you have nothing to lose. Nothing!!!" - Ed"Even the shittiest day brightens up when I read your blog, your book or just the pics you post on Facebook." - Dagmar"Well chaps, I did it! Quit my job in senior leadership in a blue chip corporate. Now what???? Halfway thru your book and I had the eureka moment - "I'll write a book too" so, after blasting out a proposal I now have a contract with a publishing house. My new life as a writer started 3 months ago, you guys gave me the nudge I needed. Thanks!" - Andrew"I just wanted to say briefly THANK YOU! You wrote a great book! I found myself on many pages! THANKS for writing down your ideas and thoughts and for founding ESC! Just registered. All the best and good luck to you!" - Franziska

How To Shine

by Simon Hartley

FIX YOUR MINDSET AND UNLEASH YOUR TALENTSimon Hartley spent many years working with world class athletes and helping them to new levels of achievement. Then he got wondering: What is it that enables some people to develop their talent in a more impactful way than others? What differentiates the winners from those who almost made it? And how can we be world class in our chosen fields?How To Shine is more than just a window into the world of winning. It's the distillation of all Simon has learned from talking to and coaching some of the world's top success stories, from Premiership footballers and Olympiads to champions of business. It's a practical, step by step guide to honing skills which are as vital in the office as they are on the athletics track and truly shining in your field.Includes:Practical, life-affirming tipsInsights into the winning mentality from sportsmen, coaches, Michelin starred chefs and scientistsHow to develop skills which will enable you to be a genuine leader in your field

Visual CBT

by Avy Joseph Maggie Chapman

Many people learn best by following a visual approach - retaining information far more successfully if that information is given to them in a visual manner. Visual CBT uses illustrations, graphics and images to help the reader to alter their thought patterns and change behaviours through CBT to become a happier, healthier individual.Uniquely, it highlights the differences between healthy and unhealthy emotional responses - for example Anxiety instead of Concern - to enable the reader to quickly "picture" how they are reacting, and bring it into line with the healthy type of response.Includes an explanation of the premise of CBT and how it can relate to everyday lifeUses exercises and practical tips to examine a whole host of healthy vs. unhealthy scenarios - such as depression vs. sadness, anger vs. annoyance, hurt vs. sorrow, shame vs. regret ... and much moreVisual CBT is an easy to use guide that can be referred back to time and time again showing how to successfully implement the most important CBT techniques.

Confidence and Success with CBT

by Avy Joseph

Simple, effective techniques for developing a healthier attitude toward life and finding the confidence you need to achieve your goalsOffering simple, time-tested techniques for zeroing in on and rewriting negative, self-destructive patterns of thought and behavior that a person can acquire over a lifetime, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a powerful therapeutic approach that has been proven to be highly effective in helping overcome an array of psychological and behavioral problems, from eating disorders and drug addiction to low self-esteem and phobias. Written by one of the world's most recognized CBT therapist teams, this book focuses on one of the greatest barriers to happiness and success at work and in life: lack of confidence.Powerful CBT techniques for becoming more confident, motivated and persuasive and for mastering anxiety and low self-esteemComprehensive in scope this guide to CBT fundamentals makes an ideal handbook for people interested in implementing CBT techniques in their personal and professional lives, as well as therapistsPacked with tips and suggestions for using CBT techniques to improve your everyday life, it helps you identify and "unlearn" unhealthy thoughts and behaviors in order to achieve lasting results Bestselling self-help authors Joseph and Chapman run a world-famous psychological wellness center in London

Get Productive!

by Magdalena Bak-Maier

Rewire your brain and overcome the 20 key time drains that diminish productivityFor anyone who's felt valuable time frittered away in checking emails or answering wrong phone numbers, or listening to a coworker giving you a minute-by-minute account of their previous night's date, help is finally here. Your time is, indeed, your own. And this handy guide, written by a leading executive coach, shows you how to retool your brain, reclaim your schedule, become a master of each minute, and make yourself more productive. Using a method that is intuitive, easy to remember, and simple to use, this book will help you transform how you think, what you focus on, and what you do so that you can begin to create tangible results.Includes exercises that help you learn important thinking skills--essential to tackling important projects and attaining all those once elusive goalsFeatures highly visual exercises that are quick to complete, allowing you to change your habits and see improvements right awayIdentifies the 20 key time drains that interfere with productivity and happinessFull of creative, fun, and proven solutions to the common bugaboos of procrastination, feeling overwhelmed, and a general dissatisfaction with results, Get Productive! offers concrete steps toward rethinking how you work and reworking how you think.

How To Be Happy

by Liggy Webb

We all have the capacity to be happy. There may be occasions in your life where this seems a challenging concept, however there are some very definite things that you can do to make sure that you are happy more often than not. After all, happy people get sick less often, they have more energy, are more creative, sustain more positive relationships and are more fun to be around. With the help of Liggy Webb, you can create your own personal happiness toolkit! How to be Happy will help you feel more self-empowered and in control of any situation, helping you progress in your work and personal life.You will learn how to:* Build your self-confidence to make the best of who you are* Be open to learning new things, to become more effective and creative * Develop an attitude of gratitude to appreciate life more* Encourage and sustain positive relationships* Build your resilience and emotional strength to cope with stress and manage change * Foster a healthy attitude and get fit for lifeYou can make the decision right now to be happier if you really want to be. Life is what you make it - so learn how to be happy, effective and energetic - and watch how it inspires those around you.

Yes, I Can!

by Robin Nixon

Yes I Can! is for anyone who ever said, "I wish I could be like that person." Deep down we know that we all have the potential to be "that person", but achieving it seems impossible in practice. Well it's not impossible - you have the power to dramatically change your life. You can become more confident and motivated and find greater focus and direction in your life. You can become a better leader or manager and fill yourself with positive energy. You can lead the fulfilling life you have always dreamed of, and much more.See yourself as successful. Be successful.You have the power to change your life in ways that you may not even realize. As long as you can see where you want to be, or what you want to achieve, then you can make it happen. All you need to do is set aside a few minutes a day to visualize what you want to change or improve, and you'll find the focus and direction to get what you want.Using the power of creative visualization and other well-understood psychological techniques, you'll find this book is packed with practical, real world examples of changes that you can achieve in your life, using tried and tested techniques that have been demonstrated to be highly effective in numerous controlled studies.Yes I Can! contains simple, easy-to-follow, five-minute exercises developed by motivation expert Robin Nixon, which have worked wonders for thousands of others - now it's time to make them work for you.How this book will change your lifeBy following the exercises in this book, you'll learn how to achieve all the following, and much more:Learn to love yourself, life and others more - and be loved tooAchieve any goal on which you set your heartAttain a level of self-confidence to match your abilitiesQuickly recover from failure to try againMotivate yourself when there's a task to doIncrease your stamina, concentration and commitmentDiminish negative energyLearn to relax and become fulfilledFrom now on, your answer to every question that life throws at you will be, 'Yes I can!'

What's Stopping You Being More Confident

by Robert Kelsey

A prescriptive, commonsense approach to self-confidence and successWith his bestselling book, What's Stopping You, Robert Kelsey helped thousands of people conquer their fear of failure and unlock their full potential in life. Now Robert is applying his unique approach to the subject of confidence. According to Robert, it's not something that can simply be injected into us through motivational exercises and positive thinking. What's Stopping You...Being More Confident? highlights the key reasons why you might be lacking confidence in the first place, what causes self-doubt or makes you feel less able than others. Then we are shown how to turn this around, by examining the traits that make someone confident.Follow-up to the ground-breaking bestseller, What's Stopping You?, with the same intelligent approach to self-helpA road map to help us break down the barriers that make us shy away from achieving our full potentialHow to recognize what you're good at, but also what you're not good atIncludes tactics for maintaining self-assurance and learning how to apply these in real-life practical situationsBased on extensive research and personal experience"Everyone has moments of doubt - this practical and persoanl book can help remove those demons and boost morale. I recommend it strongly"Luke Johnson, RSA Chairman, Financial Times columnist and author of Start It Up!"This combination of searing honesty and genuine curiosity about how our lives are shaped makes for compelling reading"Fi Glover, multi-award winning braodcast journalist and BBC radio presenter"An invaluable resource for anyone lacking confidence"John Caunt, author of Boost Your Self-Esteem

Go Do!

by Jeremy Harbour

A refreshingly simple, easy-to-read guide to getting started in business If you've ever dreamed of starting your own business, this book will give you the information, inspiration, and reassurance you need to get started. It encourages budding entrepreneurs to take the leap into the dark, while shining a bright light on the first six months of a successful start-up. It breaks down what appears to be an Everest-size challenge into a series of small hills for you to conquer. Written by successful entrepreneur Jeremy Harbour, Go Do! argues that the skills and tactics of successful entrepreneurship can't be learnt except by doing. So this book offers the guidance and the confidence you need to just go do it.

The Digital Business Start-Up Workbook

by Cheryl Rickman

How do I know if my idea will work? How do I decide on the business model? How do I find my audience? Your digital business start-up journey begins here. From the bestselling author of The Small Business Start-up Workbook, Cheryl Rickman brings you a thoroughly practical guide to starting up a digital business, covering the full journey from idea to exit, with easy-to-implement strategies to make your online venture an ongoing success. With a combination of tips, exercises, checklists, anecdotes, case studies and lessons learned by business leaders, this workbook will guide you through each step of digital business. Learn how to: * Assess whether your business idea will work online/digitally * Choose the right business model for your proposition and avoid wasting time * Assess demand, viability and uncover untapped needs and gaps in the market * Build a usable, engaging website and mobile app * Create a buzz using social networking * Drive high quality traffic to your site and convert visitors into paying customers * Use search engine optimization (SEO) and marketing (SEM) tools effectively * Raise finance and protect your business * Build and maintain a strong brand * Recruit and retain a strong team * Sell the business or find a suitable successor. Reviews for the book: "If you want advice on starting your own internet business, don't ask me, read this book instead. It is more up-to-date and costs far less than a good lunch. " Nick Jenkins, Founder of Moonpig. com "This book excels in providing practical guidance on how to create a successful digital business which exceeds customer expectations and keeps customers happy each step of the way. " Scott Weavers-Wright, CEO of Kiddicare. com, and MD of Morrison. com (non-food) "If you read just one book on digital business, make it this one. . . It is inspirational, informative and interactive in equal measure. Highly recommended!" Rowan Gormley, Founder and CEO of NakedWines. com "Interspersed with inspiring and useful stories from successful entrepreneurs, this book can help aspiring business owners through a step-by-step process of refining their start-up ideas and building a solid business. " Elizabeth Varley, Founder and CEO of TechHub

Entrepreneur

by Lucy Tobin

Small Business Book Award Winner 2013, Small Business Book AwardsThe secrets of the UK's biggest online entrepreneurs revealed Thinking of starting a business? Already have a business online and looking to take it to the next level? The wonderful world wide web has made creating a start-up that much easier. Thousands of people are out there reaping the rewards the web can bring. If you want to join them, you've come to the right place. Profiling today's foremost web entrepreneurs, Lucy Tobin - who meets successful business founders every week writing an enterprise column for The Evening Standard - takes us through their start-up stories and maps out exactly what's made them so successful. You'll hear first hand from the bright sparks behind some of the UK's top online businesses. With interviews, practical advice and insights, you'll learn how they did it, what they recommend, and how you can do it too.

Self-Confidence

by Paul Mcgee

The new edition of the personal development classicThis long-awaited second edition gives us even more of Paul McGee's unique look at boosting our confidence - with his much-loved wit and good humour. The new edition includes a brand new chapter and a host of new exercises.Paul's approach to confidence is different. According to Paul, we don't have to raise our self-confidence to the roof; just increasing our confidence by a small amount can dramatically change our lives. Paul explains exactly what confidence is, why it's so important and just how to develop it in ourselves and others. This honest, practical and realistic book covers:Confidence in business Being more confident in your love life Confidence in social situations Confidence in job interviews and presentations A brand new chapter on handling conflict confidently Experiences from real people who have followed Paul's advice and improved their lives

How to Succeed with People

by Paul Mcgee

Learn to be a people person with international bestselling author Paul McGee!Let's face it, if you want any sort of success in life you're going to have to deal with other people at some point. All success requires input from other people - even if you've invented something in your bedroom, eventually, you're going to need to interact with people to take it to the next level. And even if you don't desperately hanker after success, you surely want to be liked, have friends, get on well with people? Learning how to better communicate and interact with others can really help to improve your life - from ensuring you enjoy parties more to turning you into a roaring success magnet. So whether you dread social events with a passion and spend evenings cringing in a corner, or just want to have better relationships at work and in life, then How to Succeed With People, written in Paul's characteristic down to earth, approachable style, can help you become a people magnet.Learn how to:Hold people's attention when you talkListen and react properly to what others are saying or doingBetter confront, complain and deal with difficult conversationsGive compliments and praiseDeal with interviews, networking events, difficult conversations and moreAnd much more

How Not To Worry

by Paul Mcgee

How to defeat stress, worry, and anxiety to achieve more in business and life. From the international bestselling author of Self-Confidence. Are You A Worrier?Do you seem to worry more than most? Do you find that insignificant things stress you out? Do you sweat the small stuff and the big stuff too? Well, now's the time to stop worrying and start living.Worry, stress, anxiety - whichever label you prefer to use - can have consequences that impact not only our lives, but the lives of others around us. When we worry it's like the engine of our mind is constantly being revved up. It doesn't allow us time to switch off and rest. It tires you out. And when you're tired you're less likely to think straight. And when you're not thinking straight it's easy to make stupid mistakes and confuse priorities... But relax. There is a way forward.In How Not to Worry Paul McGee shows us that there is a way to tackle life's challenges in a calmer and more considered way. It is possible to use a certain degree of worry and anxiety to spur us on towards positive, constructive action, and then leave the rest behind. With down to earth, real life advice, How Not to Worry helps us understand why worrying is such a big deal and the reasons for it, exposing the behavioural traps we fall into when faced with challenges. It then helps us to move on with tools and ideas to deal with our worries in a more constructive way.

Self-Made Me

by Geoff Burch

Stop working for the man - break free and make sure you're getting paid what you're worth Stop slogging away 9 - 5 for a set salary (plus the overtime you inevitably do and don't get any credit for). Abandon the day job and go it alone. Start doing what you want to do, when you want to do it. There are currently 4 million self-employed people in the UK -be one of them, join them, set yourself free. It's not about becoming an entrepreneurial whiz-kid, it's about working the way you want to work, on the things you want to work on, and in the location you want to do it from. Remember, you don't have to sit in an office to get a job done. Self-Made Me shows you how to work how and where you want and earn exactly what you're worth - not what an employer wants to get away with giving you. Be your own boss and increase your value. It's never been easier to be self-employed than it is today, with increased communications, mobile working and outsourcing This straight-forward and engaging guide will help you make being self-employed a success Shows you how to get paid what you are actually worth, and how to work as hard or as little required to create the lifestyle you choose Self Made Me is for a new breed of people, and will show you how to make self-employment work for you.

Personal Best

by Marc Woods

FROM MARC WOODS "I love to read and listen to inspirational stories, but sometimes it is difficult to apply any of their content to your own life. In writing Personal Best I wanted to share my life experiences, to relate how I dealt with, and overcame, the different challenges that I faced and then went on to achieve success. But, more importantly, I wanted to do it in a way that might be useful to others. In beating cancer as a teenager, I may have lost a leg, but I gained a new respect for life and a second chance. My experience taught me to approach life in a different way. It taught me to measure myself against my potential and not against others. It taught me about personal responsibility. It taught me that life is about being the best person you can be. If you are lucky, life teaches you what you don't learn at school. I've been very lucky. I've learnt some tough, but invaluable lessons about life on my journey. I'd like to share those lessons with you. " "Personal Best is a truly inspirational book, written with great honesty, compassion and humility. Marc's ability to overcome adversity and triumph in so many diverse areas is an example to us all. His immense sporting achievements and his work on behalf of the Teenage Cancer Trust is unequalled and his indomitable spirit shines through. " -Sarah, the Duchess of York "Marc has a remarkable story and is an absolute inspiration. " -Roger Daltrey

Get a Life

by Nicholas Bate

Get a Life focuses on raising self-awareness and finding proactive ways to improve your life. Guides you through six key areas of your life: Career, Mind/Body, Finance, Relationships, Fun and Contribution. Features text case studies and challenge points all designed to help you get to the heart of what it is that motivates you and what you wish to achieve. Challenges you to reflect upon the way you think and behave and provides strategies for implementing changes. "Get a Life adds new and compelling dimensions to the idea of personal effectiveness both at work and at home. It balances some 'killer app' personal productivity tools alongside tremendous insights to manage your life goals and excellent advice on physical and mental well-being to achieve a winning performance-indispensable. " -Mike Dunlop, HR Mananger, Sun Microsystems

Being the Best

by Nicholas Bate

"An absolute must read! It encapsulates the principles which we have used as a fundamental part of our people strategy here at microsoft in the uk 'creating an environment where great people can do their best work', the foundation of which is there will come a time when people will choose which employer they contract with, not the other way around'. Act now before it is too late" --Steve Harvey, Group Director, People and Culture, Microsoft UK. "Nicholas brings the best personal development training with simple sysytems and strategies for growth. He has helped me and many others here take a grip of their lives and fast forward to the results they desire. " --Michael Wood, Retail Academy, Marks & Spencer

Writing on the Wall: The Compaign for Commonsense Business

by Geoff Burch

This is the business book we have been waiting for. Whilst we watch in horror as the consultants, the gurus and the management experts interfere with our jobs and lives with no apparent benefit, along comes this latest book from Geoff Burch that confirms that all our fears were true. This waspish, funny and often downright vicious expose of everything from marketing to HRM and even change management leaves no stone unturned and no taboo untrampled. But this is no mere hatchet job. Writing on the Wall exposes the stupidity of fashionable management fads, but by stripping the subject to the bone, the true secrets are uncovered. By facing the stark truth of poor products, difficult customers and mutinous staff, Burch is able to show, with bizarre examples such as the child with the squashed head, and hard hitting advice such as "smile or sling your hook", just how we can make success inevitable.

How to Be Great at The Stuff You Hate

by Nick Davies

You have to do it. . . you might as well enjoy it No one likes a pushy, smarmy salesman - no one wants to be that guy . . . but most of us need to sell to some extent. How else can we get any business? We all have to do it now, whether we're lawyers, accountants or start-ups. But don't despair - there's no need to go on some cringey sales training day. How to be Great at the Stuff You Hate shows you how to develop all the skills you need to sell yourself, your business and your ideas. So ditch the dread, forget the fear and start enjoying yourself! Selling isn't something you 'do' to people, it's not some dark art practised by pushy and manipulative people - it's a process, it's a relationship . . . it's fun! All you need to do is cut the crap, be yourself and win some business. How to be Great at the Stuff You Hate shows you how to: Pull together a target list - who do you want to approach and do business with? Connect with those people - writing letters/emails Master meeting and networking - conquering small talk! Follow up once you've chatted to someoneAsk for what you want

This is Social Commerce

by Guy Clapperton

The first book to market on the hottest topic on the web Social commerce is the new buzz word and this book will be the first to cut through the hype and tell you exactly what it all means. . . and how to do it. Social media has moved on, it's not enough to just be engaging your customers in fun chit-chat, now you can sell to them directly through their favourite social media platform. ASOS, the fashion website, have just set up a commerce site on Facebook and people are scrambling to follow in their footsteps. No longer do you have the nightmare of dragging people from their social networking site to your homepage - you can get them buying right where they are! In this follow up to This Is Social Media Guy Clapperton uses the same easy-to-follow visuals and instructions to break the process down and show you exactly how to set up your own social commerce operation and how to make it a success. Includes: Step-by-step guide to setting up your own commerce site within social media platforms such as Facebook Building a loyal community who will keep coming back and buying from you How to offer superb customer service to your social media consumers Developing new product especially for this new environment Measuring your ROI

Pimp My Site

by Paula Wynne

A complete course in do-it-yourself digital marketing in 14 bite-sized lessons The global recession has sent tens of millions scrambling for alternative employment opportunities, and a great many of them have taken the leap into becoming their own bosses. As a result there is a crying need among small business startups, entrepreneurs, and independents working on a shoestring for expert guidance on marketing themselves and their businesses online. Pimp My Site fills that void. It is a complete, do-it-yourself toolkit structured as a fourteen-day course. Rather than fry readers' circuits with a lot of jargon-heavy technical descriptions, Paula Wynne, a successful publicist, marketer and award-winning online entrepreneur, takes a show-and-tell approach. Her step-by-step descriptions are concise and in plain English, and each step is illustrated with vivid screenshots and illustrations, making the coverage eminently digestible, even for complete novices. From keywords and YouTube to search marketing and optimization, Pimp My Site, offers much for beginners and advanced users alike. Notable experts describe, in their own words, quick, easy techniques for driving traffic to your site and achieving online success An excellent do-it-yourself resource for complete beginners as well as experienced users looking to plug a few holes in their online marketing know-how Provides practical coverage of all important trends and technologies, including optimization, search marketing, social media, YouTube, keywords, email marketing, and more

Management Rules

by Jo Owen

Let's face it, if you want to get ahead in business you cannot avoid people management - but we're often promoted because we're good at what we do, not because we display great management skills. We owe it to the people we manage to read up on the subject and get skilled! Luckily Jo Owen has laid out 50 essential lessons we need to learn to become the best manager we can be. Jo has studied what makes a good manager everywhere from British soap powder companies, to inner city schools and Japanese banks. So whether becoming a manager has brought out the inner dictator in you or left you feeling painfully awkward, Management Rules will have you relaxed, confident and effective in no time.

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