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Celebrity Hotel: True Inside Gossip, Scandal and Intrigue
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,550. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by MyVoice Publishing Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
This book is a triumphant story of hard work overcoming adversity to achieve success, at the same time lifting the lid on the activities of celebrities. It is the story of how Neil Kirby went from washing dishes at 15 to owning his own hotel, and on the way becoming General Manager of the Grosvenor Hotel and Rocco Forte's blue eyed boy. Inspirational and revealing.
Why Everyone Should Wait Tables for Two Weeks
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,460. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014 by Master & Fool LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
While hinting at the blustery "insider tells all" tone of books like Kitchen Confidential, Why Everyone Should Wait Tables for Two Weeks takes a different course altogether and tells some hilarious and harrowing tales while it gets to the real point, which is about learning the distinction between humiliation and humility.
Tales of the Siren: A StarbucksMelody
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,960. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Stories of one woman's adventures with Starbucks, living in the backyard of their headquarters in Seattle. Get a peek behind the doors of the corporate headquarters of the world's most recognizable coffee brand. Customers, baristas, and top executives Howard Schultz and Cliff Burrows come together in delightful stories of leadership and coffee passion.
An Extraordinary Life
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 29,570. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 by Proglen. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A betting man visiting Cardiff in Wales and meeting a baby Brian Twinney in 1936 would have given very long odds on him making it into his teens, let alone being 78 years old and living with his family in the north of Thailand. For this is a survival story, just as much as tales of shipwrecks or walks across Antarctica.
The Barista is IN
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,540. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
... whether you need coffee, a pep talk, or a quad Venti, non-fat, no whip, three regular mocha, three sugar vanilla, iced mocha... to go. Whatever it is, your barista is here for you. Enjoy the daily happenings and hilarity of barista Dairy Martin as she chronicles the day by day life of a barista in the big Seattle based coffee shop.
The Autobiography of a Cad
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,070. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by Matthew Lynn. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
'The Autobiography of a Cad is a wonderfully sharp, clever, funny and cutting book which for some reason has been hugely underrated. Anyone reading it now will realise that, while Britain might have changed beyond recognition, our politicians remain exactly the same.' Simon Hoggart
Nelsegno dello Zodiaco
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 125,070. Language: Italian. Published: May 10, 2013 by Gingko edizioni. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Copertina Nel segno dello Zodiaco L'incredibile storia di un appassionato, fantasioso, insuperabile organizzatore di eventi, istrionico uomo di spettacolo, playboy, proprietario di auto e barche da sogno, pilota, viaggiatore ed esperto conoscitore del Sudamerica, ma anche galeotto senza colpe.
Going Out a “Winner”– and a “Loser”…
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,850. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
A dual citizen of Canada and the United States, Dr. Zeigler has taught, coached, researched, and administered programs at four universities. In this autobiography Dr. Zeigler tells his life story to the present. He describes the “ups” and “downs” of both his personal and professional experiences. He is now “actively” semi-retired, still “writing away” in British Columbia at age 93.
Starting Over, The Story of an Accidental Entrepreneur
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,240. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013 by Mosher Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This book will share Nicko Widjaja's experience to future young entrepreneurs. He made money and lost money, built a team and disbanded a team. Nicko Widjaja believe a combination of mistakes and correct takes that make you more agile, resilient and sensible in making judgments. Entrepreneurship had changed Nicko Widjaja's perspectives in looking at life. And he believe it'll do the same to you.
Unsinkable: Find a Job, Create a Career, Build a Business
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,920. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Careers / job hunting
How can you create less stress, more time to enjoy family & friends, and a good paycheck? Molly uses "Irish Story Telling" to give readers spirited advice on how to stay afloat during job interviews and swim upstream through office fiascos and business blunders. She has made the mistakes so you don't have too! Molly's stories are your hot toddy and warm blanket so you can JUMP in with both feet!
The Cathy Harris Story: A Whistleblower's Victorious Journey to Justice
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,270. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Courage is that rare trait that requires the unusual strength to do what is right - not what is popular in the face of personal harm and at great risk. Susan B. Anthony had the courage to guide thousands of women through that era of U.S. history when women were treated as second-class citizens despite the threats to her personal safety.
Climbing Mountains - How I succeeded in business and how you can too!
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,120. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
This is the truth about my journey from the humblest of beginnings to becoming a successful businessman. I want this book to be an inspiration to anyone seeking success in their life. I've had more knock-backs than I care to remember. I've faced bankruptcy, physical violence, extortion and heartbreaking poverty. This is the story of how I didn't give in. It's the story of how, if you put your mind
The Son of the Crisis
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,720. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012 by Seattle Book Company. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
The Son of the Crisis follows Marco Stefanini from 1984, when the young geology student stepped into a business world of uncertainty and chaos, through many crises to 2012, when his IT company estimated revenues at US$1 billion and spanned 30 countries. In every obstacle, Stefanini saw opportunity and seized it. Every impediment became a chance for improvement.
Under the Influence, New Edition of the Unauthorized Story of the Anheuser-Busch Dynasty
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 174,480. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
"Under the Influence" is the compellingly readable and completely unauthorized saga of the Busch family and the Anheuser-Busch brewery it controlled for more than a century. This New York Times best seller is the first book to tell the whole story behind the All-American red, white and blue logo--an amazing tale of opportunism unbridled power, family conflict, sex scandals and violent death.
Производные Нуля: Дневник Структуратора
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,260. Language: Russian. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Путеводитель по миру финансового инжиниринга и структурных продуктов от лица русского инсайдера. Влад Горячев проработал 15 лет в западных банках - в Нью Йорке, Лондоне и Москве - в роли структуратора и трейдера деривативов. Начиная с простейших инструментов, автор объясняет устройство и механизмы действия все более сложных производных, эволюцию банковских продуктов и причины кризиса 2008 года.
Living in Limbo: The Beginning of the End
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,200. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic conditions
It combines a personal story and stories of middle income people with underwater homes and mortgages they can’t pay. It describes the author’s experiences with real estate agents, bankruptcy lawyers, activist groups fighting foreclosures, and others. It concludes with what the author learned in navigating the system, selling her home, renting in San Francisco, and becoming successful again.
Crazy Days: Life Lessons, Wacky Times and Good Friends in Forty-Six Years of Retail
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 46,960. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
A memoir of the retail drugstore business told from the perspective of Gerald Rivinius, who started his career in the mid-1960s in North Dakota and saw rapid changes in the business over nearly a half-century career.
Franchise Of The Year!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,070. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Starting up
Who would have thought that running a carpet cleaning franchise could be so funny? In this hilarious book of funny tales and events, Peter Crouch not only entertains with stories that you just wouldn't expect, but along the way gives you an insight into how many unexpected events await the new business owner!
The Beauty and the Beasts: Living in Nairobi
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 86,280. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The book details the abject poverty, sickness and violence experienced when living in Nairobi, one of the most dangerous cities in the world. The book also explains why it is easy to fall in love with the poor but kind and fun-loving people of Kenya and why a Long- term experience of Kenya will always lure you back to one of the most beautiful country’s in the world.
Wheels to Fortune: The Life and Times of William Morris, Viscount Nuffield
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,270. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
William Richard Morris, later Viscount Nuffield, set up business as a cycle agent and manufacturer in Oxford, in 1893, at the age of sixteen. He went on to become Britain’s largest motor manufacturer. This is an account of his life and of his vision: ‘the £100 car’, a car the public could afford to buy. Leasor tells of the success, the millions he made and the millions he gave away.