All Summaries

All Summaries

 
Think Big, Act Small Jennings, Jason The Penguin Group , 2005 Management, Productivity

Increasing profits and improving a company's financial performance have traditionally been done in one of three ways: by increasing revenues, cutting costs or downsizing, or cooking the books. For Think Big,...

 
 
The Search Battelle, John Portfolio , 2005 Business Biographies, Innovation, Marketing, Technology

As Battelle observes, it seems as though the words “Google” and “search” are now nearly synonymous, for Google is currently the culture’s most prominent declaration of the power of search. Despite its having entered...

 
 
Leadership Presence Halpern, Belle Linda | Lubar, Kathy Gotham Books , 2003 Leadership, Personal Growth

Whether they are actors, politicians, or business moguls, great leaders have one thing in common – presence. Laurence Olivier had presence; so did Martin Luther King Jr., John F. Kennedy, Mahatma Gandhi, and Eleanor...

 
 
Deals from Hell Bruner, Robert F. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2005 Economics & Finance, Management

Mega-mergers and acquisitions seem to be the norm these days. They garner a lot of press, and with good reason. Shareholders, stockholders, competitors, and regulatory agencies all follow these deals with great...

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Mr. Shmooze Abraham, Richard Richard Abraham , 2005 Customer Focus, Marketing

Have you ever wondered how great salespeople achieve great sales results? Chances are these salespeople all began their selling process by...

 
 
You Need to Be a Little Crazy Barry J. Moltz Dearborn Trade , 2003 Business Strategy

Are you thinking of starting your own business? Turning your back on a stable career to pursue your own business takes a lot of passion, courage and a little craziness. Barry Moltz, successful entrepreneur and investor...

 
 
Getting Everything You Can Out of All You've Got Abraham, Jay Saint Martin's Press , 2000 Management

Believe it or not, it is easy to create new opportunities for building wealth. In fact, unseen opportunities are passing you by everyday....

 
 
Creating the Good Life O'Toole, James Rodale , 2005 Personal Growth, Social Responsibility

Five hundred years before the Christian Era, teacher and consultant, Aristotle, offered practical guidance that is just as applicable to thoughtful people in today's post-9/11 era as it was to the leaders of ancient...

 
 
Management Malpractice Hickman, Craig Platinum Press Inc. , 2005 Innovation, Management

The great management principles developed by America’s leading companies have now been adopted around the world. When these principles are used to unify people and build morale, they create strong corporate values and...

 
 
Nobodies to Somebodies Han, Peter Penguin Group Publishing , 2005 Entrepreneurship, Human Resources, Personal Growth

Nobodies to Somebodies is a fascinating peek into the early lives and career decisions of one hundred of the most influential leaders in the world today. The interviewees include an amazing variety of...

 
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