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Find Your Great Work is a unique book, designed to help us let go of our usual busywork and point us to more creative, motivated, and inspired work. It delves deep into the self-filtering and personal paradigms we are usually unaware of having. Brilliant in its simplicity, using just twelve key mapping tools, this book helps identify those underlying factors that unconsciously drive the choices and actions we take, and shift our thinking to a place where great work is truly possible.
~~~NEW: This book is now available FREE as an ebook!~~~ Occasionally a book comes along that you just know you are going to keep, and read over and over again. The story told in the Jackrabbit Factor is almost hypnotic--the tale leads you to a much deeper understanding of a topic (variously called the Law of Attraction, among other monikers) that has been read about and taught many times, but never in such a mesmerizing style.
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Buzzmarketing is an entertaining and informative book. It teaches its readers and marketers how to make themselves known without using the pushy conventional techniques.
Although this book claims to teach readers about money, I feel that this book inspires me more than it teaches me about money. Robert Kiyosaki emphasizes on the importance of getting out of the rat race. I am totally convinced by him that workers are being exploited by employers and governments. This makes me determined to find ways to gain financial freedom and let money work for me. It really inspires me to avoid the convention way of working for employers.
Dan Kennedy's No B.S. Time Management for Entrepreneurs teaches you how to strike down time vampires where they stalk, plus gives you many more valuable time management techniques you can use to accomplish more with the limited time you have. As a consultant or other entrepreneur who bills for your time, this book will help you charge more for your time (what you should have been charging already) and spend your time more productively, for better results.
Book reveals on how to get more done without driving yourself crazy.
A truly comprehensive review of the eBook, "Turn Words Into Traffic" teaching the use of articles to build traffic to your website without spending money.
If you like to write, more than likely you can name a "guru" who has influenced you demonstrably. Mitchell Ivers has done so for me through his "Guide to Good Writing" book, an enjoyable and easy to read literary work of art.
When being interviewed by media, it is tempting to do a `brain dump,' and give them as much information as you can. This can backfire, though. Faced with an information overload, the journalist has to pick-and-choose through all the data to construct her story. In 'Media Training 101,' Sally Stewart recommends that you have five focused and concise Key Message Points.
Doug Stevenson knows how to make a story come to life, and in 'Never Be Boring Again,' he shows you how you can do it, too. He makes the process (almost!) painless, even if you are not a natural story teller.
"Hug Your Customers, love the results" is a book about the principles of passionate customer service. Written by USA retailer, Jack Mitchell, it is full of homespun philosophies and amusing anecdotes that give a glimpse of why his two store business is so successful.
It is rare to find a brand new blueprint for making cash on the internet. The continuous churning of rehashed and ripped off regurgitated pablum has plagued the internet guru market for the last few years. But ever so often with some persistent digging you find a gem. Google Cash is that shining diamond on the coal-heap of get-rich-on-the-internet promotion.
Jim Edwards and Joe Vitale who are both well known in the Internet online industry wrote this eBook.
This article is based on the following book: The Secrets of Word-of-Mouth Marketing "How to trigger exponential sales through runaway word of mouth."
"Dawn Josephson, author of 14 books, has written a fantastic author resource with her latest book Putting it on Paper - The ground rules for creating promotional pieces that sell books. This book discusses the development and use of contents within a media kit, and other marketing materials..."
Whether you love marketing or hate marketing, you have to agree that it's a part of our culture. The stories, while often quite compelling, are all lies: Stories that start as partial-truths, and that we believe, and spread, to make them lies we tell ourselves. Godin's book tells us all about this story and much more. Read on for the key points I gleaned from this excellent book...
Every once in a while, a book allows individuals to open a door thus creating unique opportunities to "see with new eyes." "Jack: Straight from the Gut" is such a book.
What you think has a profound effect on what you do and how you do it! Your life experiences determine the way you think. But your thoughts aren't set in stone. Just like you can learn to ride a bike or play chess, you can also learn to control your thinking, and in turn, control your life. Henry Ford may have said it best decades ago when he told his staff: "Whether you think you can or think you can't ... you're absolutely right!"
Brian Tracy's research led him to the obvious truth that all successful people follow a proven process. He went on to break this down into 12 critical factors that lead to unlimited success. Each of the 12 factors is absolutely indispensable for anyone who wants to achieve their full potential in a world of virtually unlimited possibilities. Tracy explains each of the factors in great detail, complete with examples and case studies that show them in action. In addition, the author gives you specific exercises that you can use immediately to implement each principle in your life.
In this third edition of The Leadership Challenge, more than 50% of the content is new material added to a resoundingly inspiring message. This new edition has been substantially updated to reflect the challenges of shrinking work forces, rising cynicism and expanded telecommunications. It's being heralded as a "personal coach in a book." Drawing on interviews and a questionnaire survey of more than 3000 leaders, in addition to an expanded research base of 60,000 leaders, the authors capture the continuing interest in leadership as a critical aspect of human organizations.
This article is based on the book: The 17 Indisputable Laws of Teamwork "Embrace Them and Empower Your Team" John C. Maxwell, author of "The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership" Published in Nashville, Tennessee by Thomas Nelson, Inc., 2001 265 pages.
This article is based on the following book:Metaphorically Selling - A Book Summary, How to Use the Magic of Metaphors to Sell, Persuade & Explain Anything to Anyone.
"Who moved my Cheese?" is written by Dr. Spencer Johnson. Quoting from the book's site, "www.whomovedmycheese.com" (what else could it be called!), Dr. Johnson "earned a B.A. degree in Psychology from the University of Southern California, an M.D. degree from the Royal College of Surgeons, and medical clerkships at The Mayo Clinic and Harvard Medical School". So to answer the pompous question normally put by a cynic, "Is the guy qualified to write a self help book that will help ME (who says I need help anyway)?" - yes he is. If you have any doubts about Dr. Johnson or the book itself (how many copies it has sold, blah blah blah) - check out the site.
Ever wonder why most small businesses--no matter how huge an effort they put in their endeavor--still fail? Michael Gerber reveals the answers in this book.
A powerful tool for making personal and professional breakthroughs.
This is a fantastic reference if you are planning to go into business and want the rigor and discipline to ask yourself all the challenging questions before you start. Includes 114 questions to get you off on the right foot!
A how-to book of practical know-how for the some 25 million Americans who are self-employed -- about business deductions, easy recordkeeping, estimated taxes, pension plans -- everything an independent professional needs to know about the tax consequences of his or her business.
Gordon McKenzie, who worked at Hallmark Cards for thirty years (to the day), wrote this little gem in 1998. I first read this book when I was a "corporate fool" yet, even after reading the book, I wasn't able to figure out how to orbit the giant hairball and survive with grace. So, I became a Solo Entrepreneur. Recently I picked the book up again, and on a second reading, was intrigued to find that Mr. McKenzie's ideas are as applicable to Solo Entrepreneurs as they are to "corporate fools." From my perspective, the biggest difference is the size and the gravitational pull of the hairballs that we are trying to orbit.