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Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 For Dummies

by John Paul Mueller

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 was made to help you handle e-mail, meeting management, and other essential office services. Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 For Dummies helps you get a handle on Exchange Server. Pretty slick, huh?Here's the lowdown on installing and administering Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 and taking advantage of all the enhancements in Service Pack 1. With this handy guide, you'll be able to maximize the security, reliability, and speed that Exchange Server 2007 provides.Assess your organization's needs to determine which edition of Exchange Server best meets themExplore what Exchange Server does, then plan, install, and configure itConsider how your users work with their mail and customize your set-up to facilitate their needsLearn to use the Exchange Management ConsoleUse the new Exchange Server security features to protect e-mail from viruses, spam, phishing, and other threatsSet up an offline address book, use templates, and develop custom formsCreate settings for the most efficient interaction with clients, use multiple mailboxes, and view digital certificatesManage resource scheduling and interactive calendarsTroubleshoot your configuration, perform regular maintenance, and be able to recover from mail-specific problemsMonitor Exchange Server performance and maintain databases, mail flow, and peak performanceMicrosoft Exchange Server 2007 For Dummies gets you ready to exchange problems for solutions.Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Trust Me

by Nick Morgan

Nick Morgan shows how anyone can be an effective speaker by presenting an image of authenticity and respect for their audience, whether in a group presentation or a one-on-one conversation. He presents a four-step process, perfected in his teaching at Harvard, that enables the reader to use their own personal speaking style while becoming a more persuasive and charismatic communicator and leader. The basis of this process is the fact that when words and body language are in conflict, body language wins every time. This isn't easy to overcome, because normally body language is immediate, while the words lag slightly behind, and even a momentary conflict is perceptible to the audience. The key to success is to train your body language to unconsciously align with your message. The four steps: Form the attitude and intent to be open, and then let your body naturally express that intent. This feeling of openness will naturally affect the content of what you are saying, and it's that natural evolution that is at the heart of the process. Become connected to your audience. This creates a mutual energy, and you will naturally begin to think in terms of what the audience wants and needs in shaping your content. Ask yourself, what's my underlying emotion? Why does this matter to me? Becoming passionate about what you have to say naturally makes your audience care about it too. Really listen to the audience. Understanding their needs and reactions will enable you to direct your communication in mutually beneficial ways.

Day Trade Online

by Farrell Christopher A.

Day trading can be quite lucrative, but only if you know what you are doing. As Farrell points out: "Trading for a living is hard. Trading for a living over the Internet is even harder. There are many challenges and obstacles that confront you. Venturing into this jungle unprepared is a recipe for disaster. " This straightforward guide provides the head start and heads up necessary to thrive as a day trader, covering everything from the dangers and pitfalls of trading online to an in-depth analysis of which trading techniques work and which don't. Day Trade Online, Second Edition presents inside information on the strategies of top trading firms, including the most secretive, misunderstood, and profitable function on Wall Street. Most importantly, you will learn to look at ten different stocks and pinpoint which one to trade, when, at what price, and why. With the right know-how, you will be able to apply this knowledge to every single stock that you screen.

In Search of the Obvious

by Jack Trout

This is the first book that states the obvious: Marketing is a mess. Marketing guru Jack Trout intends to make a lot of people, who made the mess, very uncomfortable: Advertisers are criticized as people who look for the creative and edgy, not the obvious. They will not be happy. Marketing people are criticized for getting hopelessly entangled in corporate egos and complicated projects. They will not be happy. Research people are criticized for generating more confusion than clarity. They will not be happy. Some big companies are criticized for their ill-fated marketing programs or lack of proper strategy. They will not be happy. Wall Street is criticized for putting too much emphasis on growth that is unnecessary and can be destructive to a brand. They will just ignore this criticism and continue trying to make as much money as they can. But this is a book not written to make people happy but to explain to marketers what their real problem is. Only then will they begin to look for the obvious solutions that will separate their products from their competitors -- in a way that is equally obvious to customers. All this comes with no jargon, no numbers, no complexity, and a great deal of common sense.

Getting Started as a Commercial Mortgage Broker

by Peter J. Gineris

While residential real estate lending has gone soft, commercial lending is hot-with a wave of low interest rates and refinancing-and it shows no sign of slowing down. Right now, commercial mortgage brokering is one of the best ways to earn money without a ton of training. In this practical guide for first-timers, you'll learn the basics of brokering from application to closing, as well as inside information you won't find anywhere else. So get started!

Be A Shortcut

by Halford Scott G.

Shortcut is the new catchphrase that identifies high-quality, influence and value in employees and executives. Be A Shortcut is a business book that provides new frameworks and tactics to help a broad range of individuals become the professionals their company can't live without. The book shows you how to actually become a Shortcut using Halford's proven, Shortcut success formula. You'll gain more influence, become more valuable, get promoted faster, find better customers, get better raises - no matter what you do. Shortcut is a way of thinking, a way of doing, a way of being - and when you commit yourself to it, you'll write your own ticket to wherever you want to go.

52 Weeks of Sales Success

by Roberts Ralph R.

52 Weeks of Sales Success, 2nd edition is based on Roberts' series of popular weekly sales seminars originally offered to his staff. Ralph now delivers the same energy and sales-generating wisdom and closing tools to everyone who is committed to achieving his or her full potential. In this second edition, Ralph has expanded and updated the material to address issues important to today's salespeople and reveals his field-proven strategies for selling in the 21st Century: Stop thinking like an employee and start thinking like an entrepreneur Surround yourself with positive people Develop systems and procedures Hire an assistant, so you can concentrate on clients Know your product, yourself, and your client Under-promise, over-deliver Turn problems into opportunities

Training Workshop Essentials

by Robert W. Lucas

This important book offers trainers and effective and efficient approach for designing training workshops and sessions that incorporate concepts from research on how the human brain best obtains, retains and recalls information. Includes information on selecting a topic specifically to address audience needs and provides a step-by-step guidance for creating an effective outline, designing and developing support materials, selecting appropriate location (to include equipment and furnishings), and provide tips for presenting the content to learners in a creative and professional manner. This important book offers trainers and effective and efficient approach for designing training workshops and sessions that incorporate concepts from research on how the human brain best obtains, retains and recalls information. Includes information on selecting a topic specifically to address audience needs and provides a step-by-step guidance for creating an effective outline, designing and developing support materials, selecting appropriate location (to include equipment and furnishings), and provide tips for presenting the content to learners in a creative and professional manner.

The Think Big Manifesto

by Michael Port Mina Samuels

Think Bigger. About Who You Are. And What You Offer the World.Stand for something before someone stands on you. Revolt against the play-it-safe, don't disturb the peace, cynical and silenced society that, more often than not, buries big thoughts.Michael Port, bestselling author and creator of ThinkBigRevolution.com, knows it's not always easy to think big. But big thinking must happen now; today, tomorrow, and forevermore.At this very moment, you are the change you want to see in the world-should you choose to accept personal responsibility. Devour every word of The Think Big Manifesto. It is the handbook to your personal revolution.You are more than you know. And you can do more with less than you think... Unhook from the guru track Learn how to be comfortable with discomfort Join people doing powerful things Be one of the big thinkers that others rave aboutThis book, and life, is not a conceptual, theoretical experiment in how to do big things. No, this is just what you need if you're on, or want to be on, the path to doing big things and are willing to invest in your future.Join or incite a worldwide revolution that inspires others to follow. All it takes is one big thought and the revolution is unleashed. One thought, one person at a time, quickly followed by another-soon big thinking becomes the norm. Your big thoughts enable you to achieve greatness, be remarkable, and create a better world.Are you a member of the Think Big Revolution? If so, this is your Manifesto.

Positive Psychology and Family Therapy

by Conoley Jane Close Conoley Collie Wyatt

An affirming guide equipping family therapists to effectively incorporate positive psychology within their practices The next step in the evolution of family therapy, positive psychology has enabled family therapists to help families--whatever their form--to build upon their strengths, overcome dysfunction, and move to new levels of harmony and thriving. Positive Psychology and Family Therapy: Creative Techniques and Practical Tools for Guiding Change and Enhancing Growth integrates positive psychology into traditional family therapy, presenting therapists with best-practice wisdom and evidence-based clinical tools to help?turn dysfunctional or troubled families into flourishing families. Contributing a unique perspective to the field that combines the research, practice, and theory associated with the latest in positive psychology and family therapy, Positive Psychology and Family Therapy equips therapists to cultivate virtues, such as empathy, kindness, responsibility, involvement, social justice, work ethic, teamwork, purpose, and volunteerism. Filled with homework assignments and exercises that integrate positive techniques and interventions, this book establishes and promotes the family as the basic building block of the individual and the community. Offering therapists with no previous introduction to positive psychology a solid foundation, this text includes essential discussion of family interventions and techniques that demonstrate positive family therapy, as well as case examples that bring the concepts covered to life in real and accessible scenarios. Authors Collie Conoley and Jane Close Conoley draw from their years of experience working with families to offer an integrated, practical?approach that allows family therapists to utilize positive psychology principles effectively within their practices.

The Bull Inside the Bear

by Robert Stein

The meltdown in the credit markets, the decline in housing prices, and the turmoil in the stock market has rocked the world of the everyday investor. The idea that home ownership and the stock market are the best long-term investments suddenly has been thrown into question. Bearish investment experts are touting historical research that suggests both real estate values and the stock market could stagnate for years to come, thus imperiling the retirement planning of millions of Americans. In The Bull Inside the Bear, investment manager and former Federal Reserve economist Rob Stein argues that the economy is entering uncharted water and investors need to actively manager their portfolios to take advantage of new opportunities and avoid risky sectors. No longer can investors simply rely on a "buy and hold" strategy. The key will be to stay nimble and be ready to increase stock holdings if the economy recovers strongly and be ready to substantially reduce stock holdings if the current problems continue to weigh down economic performance. Moreover, investors must be open to weighting their portfolios in favor of hot sectors depending on economic and financial market performance. Stein argues that it will take several years for the credit markets to stabilize following the crash of the Greenspan-driven credit expansion, which will make investing far more volatile and unpredictable than previously. But by adroitly moving in and out of exchange-traded funds, individual investors will be able to prosper in this new and challenging investment environment.

Fund Spy

by Russel Kinnel

Author Russel Kinnel walks readers through the handful of key factors they need to pick winning funds. Armed with the quantitative data and qualitative research, they will gain the confidence to pick great funds for the long-term. This book will be accompanied by a web-based tool created by Morningstar, which will enable readers to evaluate their own funds using Kinnel's criteria. Written in a fun and accessible manner, The Fund Spy offers Kinnel's unique insight as a 14-year Morningstar fund analyst. He speaks plainly about the conflicts that can go against investors' interests, explaining how to avoid traps and push out the slick sales pitches facing today's investors. He also offers several "10 lists," which provide quick answers to investors' most common questions (e. g. , the Top 10 Funds to Recommend to Relatives, the 10 Best Contrarian Managers, the 10 Most Overrated Managers).

The Smart Investor's Money Machine

by Bill Kraft

Praise for The Smart Investor's Money Machine "Kraft writes in a style that is easy to read with attention to a large audience of investors and retirees (current and soon-to-be) that may have avoided some financial market opportunities because of perceived complexities. Bill makes clear sense of investor and retirement income possibilities. Apropos and useful to the financial market today. " -Kerry-Ben Kelly, small business owner and friend "If you liked his first book, you'll love his second. Kraft builds on what the reader learned in his first book by going much deeper into the strategies and by discussing some new products, as well as viewing these from an investment perspective as well as a trading perspective. A must-read if you are serious about wealth accumulation. " -Phil Schwegler, Vice President, Investments, Smith Barney "The Smart Investor's Money Machine is essential reading for investors of all ages. The timeless and tested strategies detailed by Mr. Kraft are well written and logically set forth. Superb information for the investor who desires to learn the intricacies of investing for maximum returns. " -Eric Aafedt, Publisher of MarketFN. com

The Shift

by Kotler Philip Davis Scott M.

Praise for The Shift "More than ever, the role of marketing has to be to drive profitable growth by unlocking customer insights. The Shift provides inspiring examples of how leading marketers are getting it done. " -Cammie Dunaway, executive vice president of sales and marketing, Nintendo of America "At Zappos. com we've always approached business in our own unique way. The Shift outlines many principles we holistically embrace. Kudos to Scott Davis for putting together such a great resource!" -Tony Hsieh, CEO, Zappos. com "The Shift is a great 'how-to book' for Visionary Marketers who want to stand out, help their company succeed by moving toward true accountability, and drive a business strategy that keeps the customer in mind, while never losing sight of the P&L. " -Fisk Johnson, chairman and CEO, SC Johnson "The Shift's articulation of how marketing can drive a company's bottom line and a marketer's career makes it a must-read for any CEO who wants marketing to truly impact their company's bottom line. " -CJ Fraleigh, CEO, Sara Lee Retail and Foodservice "Marketer as a P&L-oriented businessperson! This important book for senior executives provides a road map on how marketers and their organizations can shift their profiles, while driving bottom-line results. " -Mark L. Vachon, president and CEO, GE Healthcare, Americas "The Shift charts a dramatic new role for marketing. A challenge every firm should embrace. " -David Aaker, vice chairman, Prophet; and, author, Brand Leadership "The Shift has to become a way of life from the classroom to the boardroom. Davis's book brings a practitioner's perspective to this critical topic of marketers shifting to becoming more accountable and more personally responsible for driving growth. " -Dipak Jain, dean, Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University "Forget the CMO. Long live the integrated agenda of the Chief Growth and Visionary Officer!" -Joseph V. Tripodi, chief marketing and commercial officer, The Coca Cola Company

Using Wikis for Online Collaboration

by West James A. Margaret L. West

How can online instructors and course designers' instruction harness the popular Web 2. 0 tool, the wiki, for successful collaboration and learning outcomes? This book focuses on using wikis in the active learning processes that are the hallmark of collaborative learning and constructivism. It provides both the pedagogical background and practical guidelines, tools, and processes for accomplishing these goals with special emphasis on wikis and other collaborative design tools. This book supports the effective design and delivery of online courses through the integration of collaborative writing and design activities.

Managing Talent Retention

by Edwards Lisa Phillips Jack J.

Retention is becoming one of the most pressing concerns of employers worldwide. This book provides an overview of talent retention and defines retention and turnover in very specific measures. It explores the full impact of talent departure and most important it offers proven solutions to talent retention. The book clearly shows how to forecast the ROI of talent retention solutions and how to capture the actual ROI after the solution was implemented. This is a practical book providing an ROI approach to HR managers and practitioners.

The Influential Fundraiser

by Bernard Segal Clare Ross

How to apply the latest developments in psychology and neurology for better fundraising and influencing skills Leading fundraising expert Bernard Ross offers an alternative yet effective model for asking and influencing potential donors and peers, using the latest techniques developed in the neural and psychological sciences. He shows individuals how to make a compelling ask to mid- and high-value donors, win board members over to a new campaign strategy, convince reluctant colleagues to commit to their ideas, and confidently handle the objections of a skeptical venture philanthropist. Bernard Ross and Clare Segal (London, UK) are Directors of the Management Centre, the United Kingdom's largest nonprofit management consultancy and training organization.

Training From the Back of the Room!

by Bowman Sharon L.

From Sharon L. Bowman, the author of the best-selling Ten-Minute Trainer, comes the dynamic new book, Training from the BACK of the Room! This innovative resource introduces 65 training strategies that are guaranteed to deliver outstanding training results no matter what the topic, group, or learning environment. Now, trainers can replace the traditional "Trainers talk; learners listen" paradigm with a radical new model for designing and delivering instruction: "When learners talk and teach, they learn. "

Currency Trading and Intermarket Analysis

by La 239 Di Ashraf

As head FX strategist at CMC Markets-one of the world's leading forex/commodity brokers-Ashraf Laidi understands the forces shaping today's currency market and their interplay with interest rates, equities, and commodities. And now, with Currency Trading and Intermarket Analysis, he shares his extensive experiences in this field with you. Throughout the book, Laidi outlines the tools needed to understand the macroeconomic and financial nuances of this dynamic field and provides you with insights that are essential to making the most of your time within it.

Reverse Engineering Deals on Wall Street with Microsoft Excel + CD

by Allman Keith A.

A serious source of information for those looking to reverse engineer business deals It's clear from the current turbulence on Wall Street that the inner workings of its most complex transactions are poorly understood. Wall Street deals parse risk using intricate legal terminology that is difficult to translate into an analytical model. Reverse Engineering Deals on Wall Street: A Step-By-Step Guide takes readers through a detailed methodology of deconstructing the public deal documentation of a modern Wall Street transaction and applying the deconstructed elements to create a fully dynamic model that can be used for risk and investment analysis. Appropriate for the current market climate, an actual residential mortgage backed security (RMBS) transaction is taken from prospectus to model by the end of the book. Step by step, Allman walks the reader through the reversing process with textual excerpts from the prospectus and discussions on how it directly transfers to a model. Each chapter begins with a discussion of concepts with exact references to an example prospectus, followed by a section called "Model Builder," in which Allman translates the theory into a fully functioning model for the example deal. Also included is valuable VBA code and detailed explanation that shows proper valuation methods including loan level amortization and full trigger modeling. Aside from investment analysis this text can help anyone who wants to keep track of the competition, learn from others public transactions, or set up a system to audit one's own models. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

$700 Billion Bailout

by Paul Muolo

The book is an analysis of the controversial Emergency Economic Stabilization Act and explains in easy to understand language what the bailout bill means for individuals. $700 Billion Bailout answers questions such as: What does the bill say, exactly? Who is making decisions about how the $700 billion will be spent, and what does it mean now that the government is investing directly in our banks? Who's footing the bill? What is the impact on homeowners, businesses, retirement, and taxes? Where do I put my money in the meantime? Veteran reporter Paul Muolo shows both the challenges and opportunities of the credit crisis and proposed bailout, including its impact on: Mortgages: While rates may be lower, there will be more fees imposed on mortgages. Lenders will be far more cautious in lending, and people who cannot meet their mortgages are likely to lose these homes. This may create a "contrarian" plays in foreclosures and vacation homes. . Stocks and Other Investments: Is now the time to get into the stock market or is it safer to stick with CDs, bonds, and gold? Taxes: With the tax breaks, there will be less tax revenue leading to a huge shortfall to the government over the next few years. He will offer insight into these areas and many others, including how the structure of the bailout bill allows for unprecedented authority that has altered the financial landscape, perhaps permanently. Will the plan work, and how we can prevent this from happening again remains to be seen, but with $700 Billion Bailout Paul Muolo gives us a critical tool for deciphering perhaps the most sweeping piece of legislation since the Patriot Act.

Wrestling with Our Inner Angels

by Nancy Kehoe

Wrestling with Our Inner Angels is Nancy Kehoe's compelling, intimate, and moving story of how she brought her background as a psychologist and a nun in the Religious of the Sacred Heart to bear in the groups she formed to explore the role of faith and spirituality in their treatment - and in their lives. Through fascinating stories of her own spiritual journey, she gives readers of all backgrounds and interests new insights into the inner lives of the mentally ill and new ways of thinking about the role of spirituality and faith in all our lives.

Storage Area Networks For Dummies, 2nd Edition

by Christopher Poelker Alex Nikitin

If you've been charged with setting up storage area networks for your company, learning how SANs work and managing data storage problems might seem challenging. Storage Area Networks For Dummies, 2nd Edition comes to the rescue with just what you need to know. Whether you already a bit SAN savvy or you're a complete novice, here's the scoop on how SANs save money, how to implement new technologies like data de-duplication, iScsi, and Fibre Channel over Ethernet, how to develop SANs that will aid your company's disaster recovery plan, and much more. For example, you can: Understand what SANs are, whether you need one, and what you need to build one Learn to use loops, switches, and fabric, and design your SAN for peak performance Create a disaster recovery plan with the appropriate guidelines, remote site, and data copy techniques Discover how to connect or extend SANs and how compression can reduce costs Compare tape and disk backups and network vs. SAN backup to choose the solution you need Find out how data de-duplication makes sense for backup, replication, and retention Follow great troubleshooting tips to help you find and fix a problem Benefit from a glossary of all those pesky acronyms From the basics for beginners to advanced features like snapshot copies, storage virtualization, and heading off problems before they happen, here's what you need to do the job with confidence!

The Complete Guide to Option Strategies

by M. Mullaney

Important insights into effective option strategies In The Complete Guide to Option Strategies, top-performing commodity trading advisor Michael Mullaney explains how to successfully employ a variety of option strategies, from the most risky--selling naked puts and calls--to more conservative strategies using covered positions. The author covers everything from options on stocks, exchange-traded funds, stock indexes, and stock index futures to essential information on risk management, option "Greeks," and order placement. The book provides numerous tables and graphs to benefit beginning and experienced traders. Written by a CTA who has successfully employed various options strategies to generate market-beating returns, The Complete Guide to Option Strategies will be an important addition to any trader's library. Michael D. Mullaney (Jacksonville, FL) is a high-ranking commodity trading advisor who specializes in option selling strategies.

Forex Essentials in 15 Trades

by Archer Michael Duane Bland John Meisler Jay

Traders are constantly learning their craft. Those who do not share information, discuss tactics and review prior trades are doomed for failure. Global-View. com knows this. It is the leading destination for Forex traders looking to learn and discuss trading. With over 33,000 registered users from 125 countries, Global-View. com exposes its users to an incredible base of knowledge. In this book, the authors dissect each of 15 chosen trades, using the material to expose some of the best (and worst) practices of a Forex trader. The book weaves a plethora of Global-View. com information into the detailed dissection. Each description will include how the trade was selected and why it was made, as well as money management and psychological aspects of the trade. Entertaining anecdotal stories are interspersed throughout each trade story.

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