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Britain’s World Scrabble Champion reveals the secrets for mastering the world of competitive Scrabble.If you play at home, online, in a club or in competitive tournaments this is the ideal insight into the mind of a Scrabble World Champion.
Craig analyses opening positions, middle game scenarios and of course the end game.Walk through common rack and board problems encountered by Craig and other top players so you are ideally prepared for your next match.
With grids and diagrams throughout, this is an invaluable reference for all keen Scrabble™ players.Contains complete lists of all the latest valid two and three letter words and their definitions from Collins Scrabble Words 2015.
Mega-mogul Bill Gates is quite simply the richest and most successful businessman of all time. His remarkable vision and obsessive desire to win have created a leadership style radically different to anything the business world has seen before. The Unauthorized Guide to Doing Business the Bill Gates Way draws out the universal lessons from Bill Gates\' phenomenal success and identifies 10 secret leadership strategies that can be applied to any business or career: Be in the right place at the right time Fall in love with technology Take no prisoners Hire very smart people Learn to survive Don\'t expect any thanks Assume the visionary position Cover all the bases Build a byte-sized business Never ever take your eye off the ball Want to be the best? The secrets of phenomenal success are in.
Discover the secrets to a perfect TED Talk and learn how to deliver an exceptional presentation with Carmine Gallo\'s Talk Like TED. TED Talks have redefined the elements of a successful presentation and become the gold standard for public speaking around the world.
And yet the techniques that top TED speakers use are the same ones that will make any presentation more dynamic, fire up any team, and give anyone the confidence to overcome their fear of public speaking. Communications coach and bestselling author of The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs, Carmine Gallo has broken down the top TED Talks and interviewed the most popular TED presenters to uncover the nine secrets of all successful TED presentations.
From \'Unleashing the Master Within\' and \'Delivering Jaw Dropping Moments\'.
Robin Sharma, one of the world\'s top success coaches and author of the international bestseller ‘The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari’, offers 10 high-impact lessons for success.‘The Greatness Guide’ is a strikingly powerful and enormously practical handbook that will inspire you to get to world class in both your personal and professional life.
Written by Robin Sharma, one of the world\'s top success coaches and a man whose ideas have been embraced by celebrity CEO\'s, leading entrepreneurs, rock stars and royalty, as well as by many FORTUNE 500 companies, ‘The Greatness Guide’ contains a proven formula that will help you meet your highest potential and live an extraordinary life.Discover:• The personal practices of spectacularly successful people• Potent ideas to get your.
Praise for Google Speaks «It\'s not hard to see that Google is a phenomenal company.
At Geico, we pay these guys a whole lot of money for this and that key word.» –Warren Buffett «Google rocks.
It raised my perceived IQ by about 20 points.» –Wes Boyd, President of Moveon.
Org «Google is my rapid response research assistant. It\'s the Swiss Army knife of information retrieval.
» –Lloyd Grove, columnist, Portfolio.com «Who\'s afraid of Google? Everyone.
» –Wired magazine «Writers of the past had absinthe, whiskey or heroin. I have Google.
Expert insights on what sets the great professional firms apart from all the rest Having devoted a career that spans fifty years to consulting with and studying professional firms in the Americas, Asia, and Europe, author Charles Ellis learned firsthand how difficult it is for an organization to go beyond very good and attain, as well as sustain, excellence. Now, he shares his hard-won insights with you and reveals «what it takes» to be best-in-class in any industry.
Enlightening and entertaining, What It Takes explores firms that are leaders in their particular field and the superior people who create and maintain them. Along the way, it identifies the secrets of their long-term success and reveals exactly how they can put your organization in a better position to excel when properly.
Richard Branson, the international powerhouse entrepreneur, is an opportunist with an uncanny knack of sniffing out great deals where others hesitate or fear to tread. Branson is the ultimate brand builder and never before has a single brand been so successfully deployed across such a diverse range of goods and services.
So how does he do it? The Unauthorized Guide to Doing Business the Richard Branson Way draws out the universal lessons from Richard Branson\'s remarkable success and identifies 10 strategies that can be applied to any business or career: 1. Pick on someone bigger than you 2.
Do the hippy, hippy shake 3. Haggle: everything\'s negotiable 4.
Make work fun 5. Do right by your brand 6.
Smile for the cameras 7. Don\'t lead sheep, herd cats 8.
Move faster than a speeding bullet.
The future of computing-the future of business Rapid technological innovation is moving us towards a world of ubiquitous computing-a world in which we are surrounded by smart machines that are always on, always aware, and always monitoring us. These developments will create a world virtually without secrets in which information is widely available and analyzable worldwide.
This environment will certainly affect business, government, and the individual alike, dramatically affecting the way organizations and individuals interact. This book explores the implications of the coming world and suggests and explores policy options that can protect individuals and organizations from exploitation and safeguard the implicit contract between employees, businesses, and society itself.
Книга «Структуры разума: Теория множественного интеллекта» в формате 10-минутного чтения: обзоры лучших книг, только самое важное и полезное. Гарднер утверждает, что каждый человек представляет собой уникальное сочетание семи различных типов интеллекта, благодаря которым мы выстраиваем связь с внешним миром и добиваемся удовлетворения собственных целей. ЦИТАТА: «С моей точки зрения, нет ничего плохого в том, чтобы считать музыку.
Книга «Дальние пределы человеческой психики» в формате 10-минутного чтения: обзоры лучших книг, только самое важное и полезное. Абрахам Маслоу – родоначальник гуманистической психологии, не желающей рассматривать людей как машины, реагирующие только на внешние импульсы, или как пешки сил подсознания.
Популяризировал концепцию самоактуализации. В 1968 году он был избран на пост президента Американской ассоциации психологов.
Stop being a passenger in your own life. Believe in yourself and start driving! The Confidence Pocketbook is your take-everywhere guide to confidence and self-esteem.
Packed with over 100 simple tips, techniques, ideas and suggestions, this book is your ultimate companion for facing life head-on – even during the most awkward or nerve-wracking moments. Whether you flounder in social situations, second-guess your every decision or doubt your own abilities, author Gill Hasson can help you live your life with confidence.
Each page in this book presents a specific scenario in which confidence is key, and shows you the little ways in which you can act – and feel – more confident every day. Keep this guide with you as a constant reminder to believe in yourself; dip in for a quick bit of.
Change up your investment strategy. Diversify with bonds! Stock, bonds, mutual funds—are all of these elements really necessary in your investment portfolio? Yes! Investing in Bonds For Dummies introduces you to the world of bond investment—and equips you to diversify your portfolio—through the concise and approachable presentation of the details surrounding this form of investment.
This engaging text offers a clear, yet thorough take on the background of bond investment, helping you understand why it\'s such an important part of a well-rounded portfolio. Additionally, the book explores bond returns, risks, and the major factors that can influence the performance of bonds.
When it comes to diversifying your investment portfolio, most financial advisors recommend a strategy that.
If you are a manager or executive who is beginning a coaching engagement or who is considering a developmental plan that calls for an executive coach, you need more than a desire to improve your leadership capabilities. You also need to understand how to get the most from your work with a professional coach.
This guide can help you to understand the unique nature of a coaching engagement and to assess your readiness to embark on this method of professional development. The book describes the three main elements of a coaching engagement—assessment, challenge, and support— and provides information on how you can collaborate with your coach in each of these aspects to get the maximum benefits from coaching.
You will also learn how to recognize and overcome your resistance to the.
A guide to personal accountability-the fundamental key to leadership success With the toughest economic downturn in recent history, the issue of accountability has taken center stage. However accountability is often confused with punishment, fault, blame and guilt.
In this book, the author argues that the only true accountability is «personal accountability» and the only way to achieve it is to take responsibility for the outcomes of your choices, behaviors and actions. The 85% Solution reveals that to be truly accountable, leaders must accept no less than 85% of the responsibility for the outcomes of your actions; Empower themselves to take the risks and actions you must in order to get what they want; and Show they are willing to answer for the outcomes that result from their choices.
The information you need to invest in emerging markets, in one Little Book The world\'s economies are in a state of flux. The traditional dominance of the G7 countries is being challenged by emerging market nations like Brazil and India, and while investment opportunities in these countries abound, the risks can be extremely high.
In this Little Book, Mark Mobius, an internationally-renowned expert on emerging market funds, explains the ins and outs of emerging market investment, providing practical guidance on picking industries and companies likely to win, and explaining why policies and regulations matter as much as balance sheets, how to recognize global contenders, techniques for managing risk, and how to get out at the right time. The emerging markets are expected to be a key driver.
Lessons on product, quality, innovation, and longevity from the «First Family of Bourbon» The Big Man of Jim Beam delves into the life and times of legendary distiller F. Booker Noe III, grandson of Jim Beam and father of the bourbon boom.
A true American original who left his mark on everything he did and everyone he met, this charismatic, opinionated man turned the Jim Beam company into the world\'s largest bourbon distillery and secured his product\'s place in the cultural psyche. This book tells his story, from growing up in the «First Family of Bourbon» to becoming master distiller, offering insights and guidance for creating brands and products that stand the test of time.
His commitment to innovation and quality earned him legendary status and tremendous business growth; the.
Traditional hierarchical structures are falling – is your organisation ready? Emergent provides a handbook for navigating – and thriving in – the new cultural paradigm. More than a simple DIY for change, this book empowers organisations to diagnose change risk, address current shortcomings and adapt to the increasing current away from hierarchies to autonomous and interdependent networks.
Unguided, most fail in their attempt; this shift exposes huge skills deficits, a lack of engagement, lack of value and meaning, market reach, penetration and more. Here, a twenty-year veteran of brand and culture transformation outlines a unique governance framework and blueprint for implementing and co-creating your own cultural shift.
Methodologies from crowdsourcing and social movements are.
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER and #1 WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER Risky Is the New Safe is a different kind of book for a different kind of thinking—a thought-provoking manifesto for risk takers. It will challenge you to think laterally, question premises, and be a contrarian.
Disruptive technology, accelerating speed of change and economic upheaval are changing the game. The same tired, old conventional thinking won’t get you to success today.
Risky Is the New Safe will change the way you look at everything! You’ll view challenges—and the corresponding opportunities they provide—in entirely new and exciting ways. You’ll recognize powerful new gateways to creating wealth.
In this mind-bending book you’ll discover: How mavericks like Steve Jobs, Richard Branson, and Mark.
One of the foremost financial writers of his generation, Peter Bernstein has the unique ability to synthesize intellectual history and economics with the theory and practice of investment management. Now, with classic titles such as Economist on Wall Street, A Primer on Money, Banking, and Gold, and The Price of Prosperity—which have forewords by financial luminaries and new introductions by the author—you can enjoy some of the best of Bernstein in his earlier Wall Street days.
Peter Bernstein\'s Economist on Wall Street is a collection of writings from 1955 to 1970. The book is especially interesting because so many of Bernstein\'s observations reflect the most important issues of the present—the outlook for inflation and its control, the intricacies of monetary policy, the future.
The Builders, Baby Boomers, Generation X, and Millennials—all make up workforces in every type of industry all over the world. The generational gaps are numerous and distinctly different between each age group, and Millennials have gotten a reputation for being particularly unique and often challenging.
In this updated and expanded Second Edition of the popular guidebook Managing the Millennials, you\'ll see how Millennial traits are the same around the globe. In fact, Millennials are more alike than any other generation before them due in large part to rapid advances in technology that let us share more experiences together.
These same rapid advances are also redefining the fundamental ways businesses operate, and this revised edition includes the international perspective today\'s.
An essential guide for leaders who want to use social media to be «open» while maintaining control «Be Open, Be Transparent, Be Authentic» are the current leadership mantras-but companies often push back. Business is premised on the concept of control and yet the new world order demands openness-leaders do not know how to be open and be in control.
This must-have resource will help the modern leader understand how to lead in the new open world-where blogging, twittering, facebooking, and digging are becoming the norm. the author lays out the steps that leaders must take to transform their organizations and themselves into being «open» -and exactly what that will mean.
Shows how to use social media to become an open organization Offers basic advice for leaders who are adapting to the.
It\'s not all about the money; the key to true riches Leo Tolstoy said, «Nobody knows where the human race is going. The highest wisdom, then, is to know where you are going.
» Yet many today chase the false rabbits of success: status, luxury, reputation and material possessions. In the quest to «have it all,» our lives often lack real meaning and purpose.
Beyond Wealth is the antidote. New York Times bestselling author Alexander Green takes things right down to brass tacks: We are here for a short time.
Knowledge is limitless. Therefore, the most critical knowledge is not any particular skill but rather wisdom about «how to live.
» Fortunately, men and women have had several thousand years to think about what it means to live «the good life.» And the answers found here, from Plato.
Offers a broad view of leadership and shareholder value based on multiple business disciplines In Why the Bottom Line Isn\'t! authors Dave Ulrich and Norm Smallwood argue that sustainable shareholder value comes increasingly from assets not accounted for on an organization\'s balance sheet. These assets include a company\'s reputation, its ability to attract talent, and its ability to react quickly to new opportunities in the marketplace.
Why the Bottom Line Isn\'t! harnesses research from a number of disciplines including human resources, finance, and leadership to establish a hierarchy of such intangibles. The authors extrapolate from these intangibles to establish leadership tools that will help create sustainable shareholder value.
The book offers a broad, expansive perspective on.
Recognize, develop, and embody great leadership Seven Disciplines of A Leader is a comprehensive manual for building better leaders. Author and executive coach Jeff Wolf is a respected authority on leadership, and his strategies and inspiration have fostered dramatic growth in some of the nation\'s top companies.
In this book, he shares the secrets of great leadership to help readers align professional development and exemplify these traits themselves. Each of the Disciplines is valuable on its own, but together they add up to more than a sum of their parts, and work synergistically to propel leaders to higher and higher effectiveness and companies to better and better business.
From initiative, to planning, to community service, readers will gain deep insight into what separates the good.
A radical new management model for twenty-first century leaders Organizations today face a crisis. The crisis is of long standing and its signs are widespread.
Most proposals for improving management address one element of the crisis at the expense of the others. The principles described by award-winning author Stephen Denning simultaneously inspire high productivity, continuous innovation, deep job satisfaction and client delight.
Denning puts forward a fundamentally different approach to management, with seven inter-locking principles of continuous innovation: focusing the entire organization on delighting clients; working in self-organizing teams; operating in client-driven iterations; delivering value to clients with each iteration; fostering radical transparency; nurturing continuous.
The first in-depth book on the personality assessment used by millions of people worldwide, revealing the underlying needs that drive and inspire you Whether you\'re wondering if you are in the right career, looking to change job roles, or trying to reduce conflict and improve relationships at work and at home, you must begin by fully understanding your own interests and needs, and how they drive your ultimate happiness as well as unleash your stress points. Used by millions of people worldwide, The Birkman Method is the only personality-assessment tool that reaches beyond self-described behavior and situational analysis to unravel the DNA underpinning workplace satisfaction and productivity. With a free assessment and custom report for purchasers of the book, The Birkman Method reveals.
Discover your true self and align your life journey around your core beliefs, values and perspective. Designed as both a companion piece to the author\'s previous book, The Power of Understanding People, and a stand-alone work, The Power of Understanding Yourself provides readers with a blueprint for examining their true purpose and approach to life and a map for achieving greater personal happiness, professional success and self-awareness. It explores personal attributes related to interactive style, diving deeper into the concepts from the author\'s previous book, provides exercises for exploring how to connect your current life status to a desired future state and encourages readers to engage in a deep exploration of their core values, beliefs, mission and vision to become their best.
Will China Surpass the United States as an innovation nation? China is tirelessly working to overcome its technological deficiencies by driving R D initiatives in government and business and adapting Western Internet platforms for domestic use. It is extending its technological reach through a major drive to rival India as a services outsourcing leader and projecting its high-tech brands into the companies and homes of other countries.
But whether China succeeds will depend on how it handles such issues as demography, energy dependency, and resource limitations. The environmental challenges posed by China\'s vast manufacturing sector are well documented, but what isn\'t widely realized is that China is actually outstripping the West in all manner of green initiatives, renewable energy.
A proven approach for helping leaders and teams work together to achieve better decisions, greater commitment, and stronger results More than ever, effective leadership requires us to work as a team, but many leaders struggle to get the results they need. When stakes are high, you can\'t get great results by just changing what you do.
You also need to change how you think. Organizational psychologist and leadership consultant Roger Schwarz applies his 30+ years of experience working with leadership teams to reveal how leaders can drastically improve results by changing their individual and team mindset.
Provides practical guidance to help teams increase decision quality, decrease implementation time, foster innovation, get commitment, reduce costs and increase trust Outlines 5 core values.
Get ready to go on a life-changing journey that will revolutionize the way you approach goal achievement forever. Blake Beattie\'s simple, fun, and interactive goal-achievement solution empowers you to use your individual values to define success, and then gives you effective strategies to reach your goals more quickly than you ever thought possible. In this book, you will discover how to formulate inspiring, realistic goals using Blake\'s leading POWERTIP achievement system, maintain momentum during difficult times, blast through obstacles and break free from habits that limit you, among others.
Lessons on authentic leadership from the 58th annual Antarctic expedition In Leading on the Edge, successful business speaker and consultant Rachael Robertson shares the lessons she learned as leader of a year-long expedition to the wilds of Antarctica. Leading eighteen strangers around the clock for a full year—through months of darkness and with no escape from the frigid cold, howling winds, and each other—Robertson learned powerful lessons about what real, authentic leadership is.
Here, she offers a deeply honest and humorous account of what it takes to survive and lead in the harshest environment on Earth. What emerges from her graphic account is a series of powerful and practical lessons for business leaders and managers everywhere.
Features practical leadership lessons that are.
Corporate and government scandals continue to deepen our mistrust of leaders. While credibility is the foundation of effective leadership, most leaders struggle, and sometimes fail, to align their words and their actions.
Now for the first time, leadership expert Tony Simons has measured the bottom-line value of business leaders who live by their word and actually do what they say they are going to do. In The Integrity Dividend, Tony Simons shows how leaders? personal integrity drives the profitability and overall success of their organization.
This groundbreaking book is based in on solid research and reveals that businesses led by managers of higher integrity enjoy deeper employee commitment, lower turnover, superior customer service, and substantially higher profitability. This.
In Becoming Your Own China Stock Guru, James Trippon, who runs the largest independent equity investment research firm in Mainland China, reveals how to profit from the investment opportunities available in the rise of the world’s newest economic superpower. Trippon has invested in the Chinese market for more than twenty years and made his clients millions of dollars in the process. Now, with this new book, he offers you detailed guidance on how to profit from this significant financial opportunity.
A veritable who\'s who in leadership, Conversations on Leadership features Warren Bennis, Jim Kouzes, John Kotter, Noel Tichy, Peter Senge, James March, Howard Gardner, Bill George, and others. Since each leader has a distinctive approach, this book provides the multi-faceted truths of leadership to broaden and deepen the understanding of the readers.
Understanding Investments is the ultimate guide for Australians looking to take control of their finances. This new edition has been thoroughly updated for the modern investor, and includes essential information that will help you: decipher the jargon choose an investment strategy work with a financial adviser structure and diversify your portfolio avoid costly tax pitfalls.
Covering investments ranging from shares, CFDs and managed funds through to options, property, collectables and much more, Understanding Investments provides you with the tools you need to make a profit in all types of markets. Whether you\'re just starting your investment journey or you\'re a seasoned investor wanting to learn more, this user-friendly guide contains the most up-to-date information to help you make.
A provocative and insightful look at using managed futures to diversify investment portfolios Financial advisors have long ignored managed futures. Yet, in the past thirty years, managed futures have significantly outperformed traditional stock and bond investments.
In High-Performance Managed Futures: The New Way to Diversity Your Portfolio, author Mark H. Melin advises investors to question the commonly held belief of stocks and bonds, buy and hold.
The first book of its kind, Melin advances a Nobel Prize winning investment method that’s been updated for today’s world to describe how managed futures can be used to design portfolios independent of the ups and downs of the stock market. The book: • Details a new path for managing investments that’s not entirely dependent on the.
The forces that shape America\'s most powerful consumer agency Because of the importance of what it regulates, the FDA comes under tremendous political, industry, and consumer pressure. But the pressure goes far beyond the ordinary lobbying of Washington trade groups.
Its mandate-one quarter of the national economy-brings the FDA into the middle of some of the most important and contentious issues of modern society. From «designer» babies and abortion to the price of prescription drugs and the role of government itself, Inside the FDA takes readers on an intriguing journey into the world of today\'s most powerful consumer agency.
In a time when companies continue to accuse the FDA of nitpicking and needlessly delaying needed new drugs, and consumers are convinced that the agency bends.
Reduce or prevent risk failure losses with new and emerging technologies Rogues of Wall Street analyzes the recent risk failures and errors that have overwhelmed Wall Street for the past decade. Written by a veteran risk, compliance, and governance specialist, this book helps bank leaders and consultants identify the tools they need to effectively manage operational risk.
Citing different types of risk events such as: Rogue and Insider Trading, cyber security, AML, the Mortgage Crisis, and other major events, chapters in the first half of the book detail each operational risk type along with its causative and contributing factors. The second half of the book takes an overarching approach to the tools and solutions available to financial institutions to manage such events in the future.
In today\'s world of business where organizational boundaries are blurry, intense competition dictates rapid change, and complex issues and relationships cut across departments, business units, and even companies, the old hierarchical command-and-control management approach is no longer sufficient. Distributed leadership approaches are necessary and no one individual can do it all.
In fact, an enterprise is more than just the traditional organization. Value today is often created not just within a company, but also across a network of companies.
Being able to connect the various components and to work collaboratively within the network is essential to maintaining competitive advantage. Leaders today must be capable of identifying potential partners, initiating and maintaining.
Practical guidance to deal with the challenges executives face when leading a philanthropically supported nonprofit organization In today\'s donor-focused environment, the executive director has a greater responsibility to play an active, informed, and influential role in creating an environment that is conducive to optimal philanthropy. Leading the Fundraising Charge addresses the challenges and issues that executives face when leading a nonprofit organization that is dependent on philanthropic support.
. Offers nonprofit directors and executives the tools they need to help their organizations survive and thrive in any economic scenario Provides a perspective that is unique to the nonprofit executive\'s position Helps every executive director to evaluate and prioritize the best fund.
A strategy to profit when markets are range bound–which is half of the time One of the most significant challenges facing today’s active investor is how to make money during the times when markets are going nowhere. Bookshelves are groaning under the weight of titles written on investment strategy in bull markets, but there is little guidance on how to invest in range bound markets.
In this book, author and respected investment portfolio manager Vitaliy Katsenelson makes a convincing case for range-bound market conditions and offers readers a practical strategy for proactive investing that improves profits. This guide provides investors with the know-how to modify the traditional, fundamentally driven strategies that they have become so accustomed to using in bull markets, so that.
A comprehensive yet simplified guide to the complex world of options investing and risk management Before trading derivatives, one needs to understand the secrets and mechanics behind the options market. Your Options Handbook: The Practical Reference and Strategy Guide to Trading Options offers a straightforward, practical explanation of the options marketplace, including its origins, the mechanics of the market, and how to profit from trading options. Walks you through the stock and option markets from a professional\'s perspective, but uses plain language and simple analogies Discusses different trading strategies based upon whether one\'s opinion of the market is bullish, bearish, or neutral Details market players, useful tips, and trading psychology, and explains how options are.
The easy-to-use guide to interpreting candlestick charts and derivative markets Candlestick charts are an effective way of visualizing price movements and, due to the increased interest in the complex derivatives market, they are being used more and more widely. A combination of a line-chart and a bar-chart, where each bar represents the range of price movement over a given time interval, candlestick charts are most often used in technical analysis of equity and currency price patterns.
A guide to the most used charts, The Bloomberg Visual Guide to Candlestick Charting is arranged in an easy-to-use manner, providing a quick reference for those new to the field. Candlestick charts are formed with the help of the opening, high, low, and closing price of the day—if the opening price is.
Learn the ins and outs of equity crowdfunding with this informative guide Equity Crowdfunding for Investors is a comprehensive, objective, and authoritative guide to the social and financial rewards of crowdfunding. Before now, angel investing – and the spectacular returns possible in this asset class – has been off-limits to all but the wealthiest Americans.
Now equity crowdfunding portals allow the general public to buy shares in startups and fast-growing private companies for the first time in generations. This book provides the guidance individuals need to invest wisely, tempering the excitement of leading-edge technology, innovative business models, and exciting new brands with thorough, practical know-how – including investor limits and requirements, portfolio strategy, deal.
Praise for The Mindful Coach «Success in business is predicated on eliciting the best from people. The Mindful Coach clearly articulates the essentials of how to do this.
As someone who believes deeply in the potential of all people, I found Silsbee\'s approach both practical and profound. This is a must-read for everyone concerned with people and learning.
»—Arthur M. Blank, philanthropist; cofounder, The Home Depot; and owner and CEO, Atlanta Falcons «The Mindful Coach is not just another coaching model.
It is a frame of reference for anyone involved in developing people. This highly readable book should serve as a reference for anyone genuinely concerned about helping others.
It has had a significant impact on the way I approach coaching and developing others.»—James N.
Praise for The Leverage Space Trading Model «As Warren Buffett said, \'It\'s only when the tide goes out that you learn who\'s been swimming naked.\' We now know that most have been.
It\'s too bad that Ralph Vince did not finish his book in 2005 or 2006, it would have helped save institutional investors and our nation trillions of dollars; few people understand the rewards of leverage and its inherent risks like Ralph. As we found out, most hedge funds and banks use leverage without knowing how to quantify its risks or rewards.
This book is a must-read for anyone using or being responsible for risk. Leverage is one of our greatest empowerments.
» —Salomon Konig, member of the board of directors, Hedge Fund Association, Partner and Chief Investment Officer, Artemis Capital Partners, LLC.
An updated approach to classic security analysis The principles of value investing outlined by Graham and Dodd in the 1940s continues to be used today by individuals and companies who face challenging investment decisions. A Modern Approach to Graham and Dodd Investing examines the classic Graham and Dodd approach to valuation and updates it for the twenty-first century.
Thomas Au, a credentialed analyst with a leading insurance company and an ex-Value Line analyst, reworks the basics of value investing from net present value, financial statement analysis, and return on capital to return and leverage, asset allocation, and diversification. Through case studies and real-time analysis, A Modern Approach to Graham and Dodd Investing presents readers with examples that will make analysis and.
Companies of all sizes have been initiating international transactions–mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic alliances, and private placements–in record numbers. Targeted due diligence is crucial to effectively research, value, and complete these complex deals.
With an evolving climate of uncertainty and new, unpredictable threats to business, it is more essential than ever before. Due Diligence for Global Deal Making is an invaluable guidebook for companies trying to capitalize on the opportunities in both developed and emerging cross-border markets.
All too often global transactions fail to meet the parties\' expectations, and the leading culprit is inadequate due diligence. Especially when the target partner lacks a financial performance track record and significant.
The essential guide to fixed income portfolio management, from the experts at CFA Fixed Income Analysis is a new edition of Frank Fabozzi\'s Fixed Income Analysis, Second Edition that provides authoritative and up-to-date coverage of how investment professionals analyze and manage fixed income portfolios. With detailed information from CFA Institute, this guide contains comprehensive, example-driven presentations of all essential topics in the field to provide value for self-study, general reference, and classroom use.
Readers are first introduced to the fundamental concepts of fixed income before continuing on to analysis of risk, asset-backed securities, term structure analysis, and a general framework for valuation that assumes no prior relevant background. The final section of the.
In-depth Level II exam preparation direct from the CAIA Association CAIA Level II is the official study guide for the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst professional examination, and an authoritative guide to working in the alternative investment sphere. Written by the makers of the exam, this book provides in-depth guidance through the entire exam agenda; the Level II strategies are the same as Level I, but this time you\'ll review them through the lens of risk management and portfolio optimisation. Topics include asset allocation and portfolio oversight, style analysis, risk management, alternative asset securitisation, secondary market creation, performance and style attribution and indexing and benchmarking, with clear organisation and a logical progression that allows you to.
A «hands-on» guide to applied equity analysis and portfolio management From asset allocation to modeling the intrinsic value of a stock, Applied Equity Analysis and Portfolio Management + Online Video Course offers readers a solid foundation in the practice of fundamental analysis using the same tools and techniques as professional investors. Filled with real-world illustrations and hands-on applications, Professor Weigand\'s learning system takes a rigorous, empirical approach to topics such as analyzing the macro-finance environment, sector rotation, financial analysis and valuation, assessing a company\'s competitive position, and reporting the performance of a stock portfolio. Unlike typical books on this subject—which feature chapters to read and exercises to complete—this.
A well-rounded guide for those interested in European financial markets With the advent of the euro and formation of the European Union, financial markets on this continent are slowly beginning to gain momentum. Individuals searching for information on these markets have come up empty-until now.
The Handbook of European Fixed Income Markets is the first book written on this burgeoning market. It contains extensive, in-depth coverage of every aspect of the current European fixed income markets and their derivatives.
This comprehensive resource includes both a qualitative approach to products, conventions, and institutions as well as quantitative coverage of valuation and analysis of each instrument. The Handbook of European Fixed Income Markets introduces readers to developed markets such.
A comprehensive, one-stop reference for cutting-edge research in integrated risk management, modern applications, and best practices In the field of business, the ever-growing dependency on global supply chains has created new challenges that traditional risk management must be equipped to handle. Handbook of Integrated Risk Management in Global Supply Chains uses a multi-disciplinary approach to present an effective way to manage complex, diverse, and interconnected global supply chain risks.
Contributions from leading academics and researchers provide an action-based framework that captures real issues, implementation challenges, and concepts emerging from industry studies.The handbook is divided into five parts: Foundations and Overview introduces risk management and discusses the.