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By  Weiko Lin 
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A writer/producer, Weiko has written projects for the Mark Gordon Company, Ivanhoe Pictures, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, Don Mischer Productions, the Unison Company (Taiwan), and Wanda Pictures (China). Fluent in Mandarin, he produced and wrote the original story for the Chinese-language romance film 100 Days, which released theatrically in Taiwan and premiered in Mainland China as an official selection of the 2014 Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Film Festival. For the screen, Weiko adapted River Town, the New York Times Notable Book and bestselling memoir by Peter Hessler for Fugitive Films and acclaimed director Lu Chuan (City of Life and Death, Disney Nature's Born in China). In television, he has written a pilot for Super Deluxe (former digital studio of Turner/WarnerMedia). Recipient of a Samuel Goldwyn Writing Award, Weiko earned his MFA in Screenwriting from UCLA. He was also recognized as a finalist for the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences Nicholl Fellowship in Screenwriting. A Fulbright Senior Specialist, Weiko has taught at institutions including UCLA, Northwestern University, and Taipei National University of the Arts. He is a tenured Associate Professor at Emerson College. A member of Writers Guild of America West and Dramatist Guild of America, he is represented by Anonymous Content and United Talent Agency.
Author Weiko Lin  BindingPaperback
9781118156315
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By Timothy Clark
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A one-page tool to reinvent yourself and your career The global bestseller  Business Model Generation  introduced a unique visual way to summarize and creatively brainstorm any business or product idea on a single sheet of paper.  Business Model You  uses the same powerful one-page tool to teach readers how to draw "personal business models," which reveal new ways their skills can be adapted to the changing needs of the marketplace to reveal new, more satisfying, career and life possibilities. Produced by the same team that created  Business Model Generation , this book is based on the Business Model Canvas methodology, which has quickly emerged as the world's leading business model description and innovation technique. This book shows readers how to: Understand business model thinking and diagram their current personal business model Understand the value of their skills in the marketplace and define their purpose Articulate a vision for change Create a new personal business model harmonized with that vision, and most important, test and implement the new model When you implement the one-page tool from  Business Model You , you create a game-changing business model for your life and career.
AuthorTimothy Clark Author 2Alexander Osterwalder
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By Christopher Vogler
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Christopher Vogler made documentary films as an Air Force officer before studying film production at the University of Southern California, where he encountered the ideas of mythologist Joseph Campbell and observed how they influenced the story design of 1977 s Star Wars. He worked as a story consultant in the development departments of 20th Century Fox, Walt Disney Pictures and Animation, and Paramount Pictures, and wrote an influential memo on Campbell s Hero s Journey concept that led to his involvement in Disney s Aladdin, The Lion King, and Hercules. After the publication of The Writer s Journey, he developed stories for many productions, including Disney s remake of 101 Dalmatians, Fox s Fight Club, Courage Under Fire, Volcano, and The Thin Red Line.
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9781615932771
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By Jon Fitzgerald
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Industry veteran Jon Fitzgerald has developed a new manual for making socially activist films on a low budget, from concept development through production, from marketing through distribution.In straightforward sections, with descriptive breakdowns for each category, the book presents a new paradigm for social impact filmmaking in the modern age — including case studies on numerous films and advice from industry professionals on each topic.
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By Alexander Elder
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DR. Alexander Elder is a professional trader, a teacher of traders, and a psychiatrist. He is the founder of elder.com and SpikeTrade.com both of which provide educational services to traders worldwide. Dr. Elder is the author of three bestselling books, Trading for a Living (translated into more than a dozen languages), Come Into My Trading Room (2002 Barron's Book of the Year), and Entries and Exits (2007 SFO Magazine Book of the Year).
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EUROPEAN BANKING EFFICIENCY TECHNOLOGY & GROWTH
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By John Goddard,Philip Molyneux,John O. S. Wilson
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The retail banking sector has undergone immense change over the last decade, such that the industry is barely recognisable. The creation of the European Single Market has of necessity initiated deregulation, whilst the increase in telephone and internet banking has impacted on economies of scale. Financial services organisations are now able to compete in previously uncharted territory, to considerable effect. Taking the reader on a journey of discovery through the economic theory behind the practice and the consequences that follow, the authors have created a fascinating insight into the current state of European retail banking. The authors use their extensive research to display the rationale behind the increasing trend towards consolidation and efficiency. Well argued and well researched, this is a must read for all people with an interest in the European Banking market, from investors to bankers and students alike.
AuthorJohn Goddard,Philip Molyneux,John O. S. Wilson BindingHardcover
MASTERING ELLIOTT WAVE PRINCIPLE
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By Constance Brown
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MASTERING ELLIOTT WAVE PRINCIPLE WITH TWENTY YEARS OF EXPERIENCE helping traders become more proficient in applying the Elliott Wave Principle (EWP) to their trading endeavors, author Connie Brown knows how difficult it can be. But over the years—as her skills have been shaped by the markets and the traders she has mentored—Brown has refined her way of teaching this subject so that even the most challenged individual may finally see markets move within correct wave patterns. While EWP can be a tough topic, this book eases you into the technique by taking you step by step through Elliott Wave analysis. Preliminary coaching unravels common misunderstandings that tend to sabotage those getting started. First, you'll discover how price swings and waves are not the same. Then you'll see how the elements of balance and proportion, skills developed from the study of geometry, are not subjective.
AuthorConstance Brown BindingHardcover
ONLINE TRADING COOKBOOK
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By Alpesh B Patel
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The Online Trading Cookbook is a unique resource for busy online traders of all levels, addressing the need amongst the growing number of those trading and investing from home for solid, low risk trading strategies which they can incorporate into a busy lifestyle. Suitable for all levels of retail trader and is supplemented by useful advice on the best trading tools, websites and brokers, the different markets available to trade, tips on risk and money management. The book is divided into sections based on levels of complexity and contains specific strategies used by profitable hedge funds as well as strategies used by other professionals, all of which can be implemented by private investors. The opening chapter discusses the professional tools traders will need, from multi-screen hardware, best websites, trading software, data services, brokers, trading products and the types of traders suited to each type of trading. The following chapters give concise novice, intermediate and advanced strategies for short and long term traders. The cookbook format is one of the most popular for teaching complicated subjects. Trading skills are presented and learnt as simply as recipes. This book provides exactly that from trading strategies to risk and money management. Each page presents as ingredients what the trader needs to do, the tools and the preparation with successful examples illustrated on the facing page. Both the proven format and its simplicity are compelling and unique in their application to trading. Written by two celebrated experts in the field, The Online Trading Cookbook is the perfect starting point for anyone wishing to learn to trade or for advanced traders wishing to further their knowledge.
AuthorAlpesh B Patel BindingHardcover
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By Chris Bradley,Martin Hirt,Sven Smit
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Strategy Beyond the Hockey Stick  is about unlocking big moves—because that is what it takes to beat the odds in business. Anchored in empirical evidence from thousands of companies, it reveals what really matters—and what does not—for exceptional performance. Despite their best intentions, business leaders often get bogged down by human biases and social dynamics that get in the way of clear strategy and strong execution. Just about anyone proposing a strategy comes in with a confident "hockey stick" projection. But how do you distinguish the true breakthrough plans from the fakes—and then carry through the tough choices needed to make good on those promises?  Strategy Beyond the Hockey Stick  provides you with practical advice on how to change these dynamics in your strategy room and make the right strategic moves. Chris Bradley, Sven Smit, and Martin Hirt are all leaders in McKinsey's Strategy Practice. They have worked together over the last decade on a mission to advance the state of the art in strategic management, while serving corporate leaders around the world to help them beat the odds.
AuthorChris Bradley,Martin Hirt,Sven Smit BindingHardcover
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By Nick Craig,Bill George,Scott Snook
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Whether you are just starting your leadership journey or leading a large organization,  The Discover Your True North Fieldbook  will help you find your leadership purpose, that internal Compass that provides direction and keeps you oriented—your True North. Through a series of reflective exercises, this  Fieldbook  helps you become a better leader by learning to be a more authentic one. This  Fieldbook  both personalizes and unlocks the central lessons of its companion book,  Discover Your True North  by Bill George. It shares the most powerful insights that coauthors Nick Craig, Bill George, and Scott Snook have learned from helping more than 10,000 leaders discover and live up to their fullest potential. Each chapter contains potent exercises that help you mine your life story for deep insights and important patterns. As you work your way through these reflections, you will gain a clearer sense of who you are and why you lead—the essence of an authentic leader.
AuthorNick Craig,Bill George,Scott Snook BindingPaperback
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By Jeffrey Gitomer
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A new and impactful book on leadership from the perspective of leaders What makes a leader relevant? It's not their place of employment, job title, experience, or status in life?it's their resilience. The true measure of any leader is his or her ability to react based on past experience and gut feelings, respond in real time to current circumstances, and then to recover quickly and move on with new lessons learned. The Little Book of Leadership combines classic style with the latest innovations to challenges the reader to self-evaluate every facet of their leadership, coaching, and communication abilities in order to better formulate what actions can be taken to improve their natural skills. Ideas and answers are provided for every challenge. * Chapters include information about the 12.5 leadership strengths: From insights to legacy and every element in between. Morale, Attitude, Resilience, Opportunity, Guts, Measurement, Coach, Celebration, Next-level, and Lost Secret of Leadership * Foreword by Dr. Paul "Doc" Hersey, creator of Situational Leadership * Other books by Gitomer: The Sales Bible: The Ultimate Sales Resource, Revised Edition, also by Wiley, The Little Red Book of Selling (Bard Press) The Little Gold Book of YES! Attitude (Pearson) Whereas other books rely on theory or philosophy, The Little Book of Leadership takes leadership into the real world of business, providing proven methods for becoming a successful leader.
AuthorJeffrey Gitomer Author 2Dr. Paul Hersey
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By Shayne McGuire
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An in-depth guide to making gold a serious part of your portfolio Gold, the long forgotten store of value that was once the center of the global financial system, suddenly matters a great deal again. It has become a leading asset by virtue of its strong performance, and its booming demand has made it the only financial asset that remains in an uninterrupted bull market. And yet gold remains one of the least-owned financial assets in investment portfolios today. Hard Money helps investors move beyond the simple, yet widely accepted notion that gold makes sense in today's financial environment, and explores ways to magnify potential investment returns driven by precious metals. This reliable resource examines the investment vehicles (bullion, stocks, derivatives, and even rare coins) and strategies (aggressive, conservative, passive, and variations) aimed at beating the price of gold as it rises, and ways to protect a portfolio should the metal decline. * Identifies five key drivers that should continue to push gold higher in the years ahead * Explores the ins and outs of investing in gold and making this precious metal a part of your portfolio * Examines the pros and cons of multiple ways to buy gold via coins, ETFs, mining and royalty stocks, and other investment vehicles * Author Shayne McGuire is a highly-regarded expert on gold Written in a straightforward and accessible style, Hard Money offers key strategies to enhancing returns with new methods for investing in gold.
AuthorShayne McGuire BindingHardcover
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