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By Dr. Lou Tartaglia
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Told with just a touch of whimsy, this book reminds you that you have the power of the Universe within you. Scared to migrate for the season, a young bird is supported by his grandfather and others who have made the journey before. He becomes receptive to the 'Flock Mind' and gives himself over to the power of the 'Great Wing.' As readers make the journey with the flock, they rediscover that individual potential is tied into the power of the common good by way of attributes such as honesty, hope, courage, trust, perseverance, spirituality and service. The young bird's trials and tribulations, as well as his triumph, are the readers'.
AuthorDr. Lou Tartaglia Author 2Father Angelo Scolozzi
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By Robert J. Samuelson
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The Great Inflation in the 1960s and 1970s, notes award-winning columnist Robert J. Samuelson, played a crucial role in transforming American politics, economy, and everyday life. The direct consequences included stagnation in living standards, a growing belief—both in America and abroad—that the great-power status of the United States was ending, and Ronald Reagan’s election to the presidency in 1980. But that is only half the story. The end of high inflation led to two decades of almost uninterrupted economic growth, rising stock prices and ever-increasing home values. Paradoxically, this prolonged prosperity triggered the economic and financial collapse of 2008 and 2009 by making Americans—from bank executives to ordinary homeowners—overconfident, complacent, and careless.  The Great Inflation and its Aftermath , Samuelson contends, demonstrated that we have not yet escaped the boom-and-bust cycles common in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. This is a sobering tale essential for anyone who wants to understand today’s world.
Author Robert J. Samuelson BindingPaperback
9780307587688
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By Reinhard Mohn
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Reinhard Mohn, legendary entrepreneur and father of the global media giant Bertelsmann, offers penetrating insights into his motives, beliefs, and hopes as one of the world’s foremost businesspeople. Reinhard Mohn has grappled with the political and cultural changes of recent decades like few other entrepreneurs of his time. In this deeply personal book, Mohn, for the first time, describes his entrepreneurial development in the context of his own fascinating personal experiences. A Global Lesson  plumbs the extraordinary depth of Mohn’s life, from his Protestant upbringing and his time as a German soldier in an American POW camp during World War II to his socially conscious choices as a young businessman. The hopes and challenges of booming 1950s Germany influenced Mohn’s early years as an entrepreneur in many ways. He quickly understood that to be successful he had to combine economic thinking with social responsibility. Furthermore, as he guided Bertelsmann’s evolution from a medium-sized company to a global media corporation, he realized how important it was to seek dialogue with other cultures. Through it all–from the period of German rebuilding after the war through the age of globalization–Mohn fostered a successful corporate culture that served as a model for business leaders across the globe. A Global Lesson  reveals the motives that guided Mohn’s development, and shares how his family origins and personal experiences shaped his life’s work. His story is also a testament to his leadership. Throughout his life and career, Mohn has promoted a unique and important philosophy: economic thinking and democratic culture cannot be in opposition–and only by standing up for humanity can we master the challenges of global cooperation.
AuthorReinhard Mohn BindingHardcover
9781891267383
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By Peter Forrestal
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Never before has a collection of the world's leading wine experts and writers gathered together to produce the one thorough and definitive book on wine. Masters of Wine and Sommeliers from every corner of the globe worked to provide the most current and comprehensive reference. From Burgundy to Zimbabwe, from Turkemenistan to Uruguay, this encyclopedia covers every aspect of wine from its history to its making and enjoyment. The contributors read like a current day 'who's who' of the world's top wine journalists. Some of its features include a 'Wine reference Table' of over 5,000 wines which provides you with a brief description, the food compatibility and price range on more wines than any other book. A thorough Glossary enables the reader to decipher common and foreign lanague wine terminology. A massive index with over 15,000 entries further allow the reader to quickly find the topic they want.
AuthorPeter Forrestal BindingHardcover
96 GREAT INTERVIEW QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE YOU HIRE
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By Paul Falcone
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Paul Falcone (www.PaulFalconeHR.com) is a human resources executive in Los Angeles and has held senior-level positions with Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures, and City of Hope. He has extensive experience in entertainment, healthcare/biotech, and financial services, including in international, nonprofit, and union environments. Paul is the author of numerous bestselling AMACOM and Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) books, and several of his books have been ranked as Amazon #1 bestsellers in their respective disciplines. He is also a long-term contributor to HR Magazine, a top-rated presenter at the SHRM national conference, and an adjunct faculty member in UCLA Extension's School of Business and Management.
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GREAT MARKETS IDEAS
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By Jim Blythe
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Are you looking for a great idea or some inspiration to make your marketing more effective and cutting edge? This book contains 100 great marketing ideas, extracted from the world s best companies. Ideas provide the fuel for individuals and companies to create value and success. Indeed the power of ideas can even exceed the power of money. One simple idea can be the catalyst to move markets, inspire colleagues and employees, and capture the hearts and imaginations of customers. This book can be that very catalyst. Each marketing idea is succinctly described and is followed by advice on how it can be applied to the reader's own business situation. A simple but potentially powerful book for anyone seeking new inspiration and that killer application. Jim Blythe is a reader in marketing at Plymouth Business School and a visiting professor at Ecole Superieur du Commerce de Bretagne, Brest. He has written 12 books and worked in marketing consultancy.
AuthorJim Blythe BindingPaperback
GMAT ADVANCED QUANT
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By Manhattan Prep
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GMAT Advanced Quant is designed for students seeking an extremely high GMAT quant score. It offers essential techniques for approaching the GMAT’s most difficult math problems, along with extensive practice on very challenging problems. This edition includes 55 new practice problems. Written for students striving for a perfect score of 51 on the quant section—by instructors who have achieved that score—this book combines elite strategies for problem solving and data sufficiency with intense practice to build your high-level quantitative skills. The guide includes more than 250 very challenging problems, including 55 that are new to this edition. GMAT Advanced Quant  comes with access to Atlas, your online learning platform. Atlas includes additional practice problems, a full-length adaptive practice exam, interactive video lessons, strategies for time management, and many other study resources. Tackle the GMAT’s toughest quant problems with Manhattan Prep, the world’s leading GMAT Prep company. To get into top business programs, you need top GMAT scores, and  GMAT Advanced Quant  is designed to get you there. Note: This guide is recommended for those already scoring 47 or higher on the quant section of the GMAT; to work up to a score of 47, check out Manhattan Prep’s  All the Quant  guide
AuthorManhattan Prep BindingPaperback
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By Peggy Fallon
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PEGGY FALLON is the author or coauthor of eight cookbooks, including Great Party Fondues, and has contributed to dozens more as a recipe developer, tester, and editor. She currently develops recipes for clients including Dean & DeLuca, Kendall Winery, Dacor appliances, Pacific Coast Farmers' Market Association, and The Barbecue Industry Association, among others. Fallon developed the recipes for Nuts, which was named Best Cookbook of the Year by Food & Wine magazine, and served as recipe consultant for the award-winning Mayo Clinic Williams-Sonoma Cookbook. She has also owned and operated her own catering company and has taught at numerous cooking schools.
AuthorPeggy Fallon BindingHardcover
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By Good Housekeeping
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Good Housekeeping Classic Recipes is a collection of one hundred of the most popular recipes featured on the cookery pages of this best-selling magazine. Favourites, such as French onion soup, kedgeree, beef Wellington and bread and butter pudding, are all included here, plus new classics, such as lamb korma, gnocchi, tortilla and tiramisu. You'll find something to suit every occasion, from quick midweek suppers to indulgent afternoon teas, from leisurely Sunday lunches to more formal entertaining. Step-by-step instructions and at-a-glance preparation and cooking times make all the recipes easy to follow, while cook's tips give short cuts and ingredient information. All the recipes are provided with calories, fat and carbohydrate counts
AuthorGood Housekeeping BindingHardcover
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By Rachael Ray
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Green and White Lightning Chunky Chicken Chili 4 servings 2 tablespoons vegetable or canola oil (2 turns of the pan) 6 6-ounce boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 medium yellow onion, thinly sliced 5 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely chopped 2 tablespoons ground cumin (2 palmfuls) 1 tablespoon ground coriander (a palmful) 1 cup mild or hot tomatillo salsa (green salsa on Mexican Foods aisle) 4 cups chicken stock or broth 1 can (15-ounces) cannellini or Great Northern beans 1 handful fresh cilantro, roughly chopped 1 handful fresh flat-leaf parsley, roughly chopped Juice of 1 lime Shredded Monterey or Pepper cheese, for garnish 1 individual lunch-box-size bag of corn chips, optional and not that dangerous Heat a medium soup pot over medium-high heat with the vegetable oil. Add the chicken to the hot oil and season liberally with salt and pepper. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Add the onion, garlic, jalapeño, cumin, and coriander and cook for 3 to 4 minutes, continuing to stir. Add the tomatillo salsa and the chicken stock. Bring the chili up to a simmer. Add half of the beans. With a fork thoroughly mash the other half of the beans, then add to the chili. This method will help to thicken the chili. Simmer the chili for 10 minutes. Remove the chili from the heat and add the cilantro, parsley, and lime juice.  
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By Daan Potjer,Chris Gould
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Daan Potjer and Chris Gould Daan Potjer, ASIP is Senior Vice President and Head of Tactical Asset Allocation (TAA) Portfolio Management at ABN AMRO Asset Management. Since February 1999 Daan has been in charge of the TAA team at AAAM. The team manages portfolios where active allocations are made over asset classes, regions and styles, using futures, ETFs, mutual funds and segregated sub-portfolios. Clients are both institutional mandates and mutual funds, such as the GTAA Fund, the IDAA Fund, the GAO Fund, the Model Funds and the All In Fund. Daan also contributes to the global investment policy process of AAAM, by, amongst others, membership of the Global Investment Policy group. Initially based in London, Daan moved back to Amsterdam in September 2003. Daan joined ABN AMRO in January 1997. After training at the ABN AMRO Academy he began working as an Investment Strategist for the Investment Strategy department in Amsterdam. In this position he contributed to the global investment policy process, by providing strategic inputs for the investment committees. His main focus was on the Global Macro Group and the Global Fixed Income and Currency Committee. Daan, born 1972, holds a Master of Science degree in Economics, specialising in Financial Economics, from the Erasmus University Rotterdam and studied at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is an Associate of the UK Society for Investment Professionals and a regular member of the CFA Institute and UKSIP. Daan is registered as a portfolio manager with the Dutch Securities Institute and is an FSA (UK) approved person. Chris Gould, ASIP is a Director and Head of Risk for Tactical Asset Allocation (TAA) at ABN AMRO Asset Management. Since December 2000 Chris has been in charge of the TAA risk team at AAAM. The risk team advises on active risk budget decisions and is responsible for the consistency of strategy implementation across portfolios. He has made a major contribution to the development of the investment process for the TAA team. Chris began his professional banking career at Western Asset Management in 1993. Having spent two years on Portfolio administration, he went on to join the fixed income Portfolio Management team, focusing on managing the money market portfolios and acting as the risk manager for fixed income portfolios. During this time, Chris also spent 9 months in secondment at the US head office. Chris is an Associate of the UK Society for Investment Professionals.
AuthorDaan Potjer,Chris Gould BindingPaperback
9781633697317
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By Scott Berinato
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Communicating your idea in a clear, compelling, and persuasive manner is critical when trying to launch a new venture. This Harvard Business Review collection brings together two popular books to help you craft your story, design better visualizations, impress your audience, and turn your idea into reality. Understanding and using data viz to persuade is a must-have skill for anyone in business today-especiallyy if you're launching a new venture. In good charts, dataviz Maven Scott Berinato provides an essential guide to how visualization works. Berinato lays out a system for thinking visually and building better charts through a process of talking, sketching, and prototyping. How do you launch the venture of your dreams? In get backed, entrepreneurs evan baehr and evan loomis argue that it's not just about securing start-up funding. It's about building the right relationships, crafting a compelling story, and creating the perfect pitch deck. Filled with proven tips, exercises, and templates, this book shows the process for how to successfully communicate your vision. Good charts will help you turn plain, uninspiring charts that merely present information into smart, effective visualizations that powerfully convey ideas. Get backed will show you exactly what it takes to get funded and will give you the tools to launch a new venture. Together, these books will help you bring your idea to life. Scott Berinato is a self-described "dataviz geek" and a Senior Editor at Harvard Business Review. He has written and edited many articles for HBR and other top business and tech-related print and web publications. Evan Baehr is cofounder of Able, a venture-backed financial services company helping fund the Fortune 5 Million--the millions of small businesses across the United States. Previously he was cofounder of Outbox, a venture-backed start-up aiming to disrupt the US Postal Service. He's run or supported capital campaigns raising hundreds of millions of dollars, including the second largest raise in angel-investor history, and worked for legendary investor Peter Thiel. Evan is also a Venture Partner with StartupRunner Capital. Evan Loomis cofounded and launched TreeHouse, the "Whole Foods version of Home Depot," a home-improvement store in Austin, Texas. He started his career on Wall Street as an investment banker and then as the COO of an angel investment group called Wedgwood Circle, a national angel investment group that seeks to inject goodness, truth, and beauty into the art and entertainment industries. Through these he raised millions of dollars from over thirty angel investors and venture capital firms. His newest venture is StartupRunner Capital, a venture that funds and builds early-stage companies with scalable, repeatable business models.
AuthorScott Berinato BindingPaperback
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