Dr Jim Porter

Biography

Dr Jim Porter is a chartered engineer, qualified to a PhD level from London University, with more the 25 years business experience. He has worked for several multinational companies in Europe and the USA. His experience stretches from new products development, project management, new business building, profit and loss responsibility, to the creation of several successful joint ventures and acquisitions.
Currently, he is a senior executive, responsible for strategy development and growth initiatives, including partnerships and new businesses building. Dr Porter is particularly interested in business incubation, helping entrepreneurs and start up business owners to achieve their personal and business objectives.
Dr Porter is the author of several publications, including a book titled “How to bake your business idea and eat it”, and the creator of “Entrepreneurs Brief Guides” series.
Dr Porter is a Fellow Member of several professional organizations and institutions in Europe and the USA. He can be contacted on his email TheJimPorter@gmail.com .

Where to find Dr Jim Porter online


Where to buy in print


Books

How to Coach, Motivate and Improve Performance
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 12,410. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide – Learn how to: (a) Mentor and Praise Your Employees, (b) Motivate Your Team to Perform, (c) Resolve Conflict, (d) Deal with Substandard Performers, (e) Manage the Creative Process and (f) Improve Performance Through the Balanced Scorecard.
How to Lead for Best Performance
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,000. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide – Learn how to: (a) Select the Right Leadership Style for Your Teams, (b) Assign Tasks to the Right People, (c) Get Your Team off to an Excellent Start, (d) Help Teams Perform Effectively, (e) Improve Job Satisfaction and (f) Delegate Your Work in an Efficient manner.
How to Sharpen Your Leadership Skills
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide – Learn how to: (a) Lead from the front, (b) Raise your expectation, (c) Motivate yourself to lead, (d) Go the extra mile to become a better leader, (e) Manage your time and (f) Stay socially connected.
How to Discover the Leader in You
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,300. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide – Learn how to: (a) Adopt an appropriate leadership style, (b) Match your commitments to your values, (c) Understand power and learn to negotiate, (d) Increase your emotional intelligence, (e) Manage your responsibilities as a leader and (f) Effectively lead by example.
How to Manage Time and Workload
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Time Management
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - LEARN HOW TO: (a) Manage your time better, (b) Become well organized, (c) Manage time at your workplace, (d) Manage your workload, (e) Use the power of leverage to achieve more and (f) Plan and manage your New Year's Resolutions.
How to Manage Productivity
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 10,740. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - LEARN HOW TO: (a) Overcome procrastination, (b) Use your time efficiently, (c) Prioritize your tasks, (d) Schedule effectively, (e) Maximize your productivity through enhanced focus and (f) Get everything done faster.
How to Leverage Personal Strategy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 12,240. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - Learn how to: (a) Make Use of Career Excellence Tools, (b) Theories and Rules for Goal Settings, (c) Write your Personal Mission Statement, (d) Make the Most of Your Commitments, (e) Manage Yourself and (f) Network Effectively.
How to Devise Personal Strategy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 12,060. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - Learn how to: (a) Set Your Goals, (b) Appreciate Your Strengths, (c) Perform Your Own SWOT Analysis, (d) Manage Mental and Physical Stress, (e) Build Positive Thinking and (f) Identify Stress Causing Factors.
How to Manage your Start up Business: Sales . Credit Control . Customer Care . Benchmarking
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 12,260. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - LEARN HOW TO: (a) Write an Advertisement, (b) Manage Direct Mail, (c) Improve your sales, (d) Manage Credit Control, (e) Care for Your Customers and (f) Benchmark Your Business.
How to Manage Start up Business: Legal . Purchasing . Negotiating . Pricing . Budgeting . PR
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,150. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - LEARN HOW TO: (a) Manage Legal Issues, (b) Purchase, (c) Negotiate, (d) Price Your Products and services, (e) Prepare Your Budget and (f) Manage Your PR.
How to Set up a New Business
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 12,990. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Starting up
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - Learn how to: (a) Apply for Grants, (b) Search for Your Business Premises, (c) Set up Your Office, (d) Set up Your I.T. System, (e) Insure Your Business and (f) Recruit Skilled Employees
How to Start up a New Business
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,380. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - Learn how to: (a) Form a Business, (b) Research Your Market, (c) Develop a Business Plan, (d) Hire the Right Accountant, (e) Become a Franchisee and (f) Finance Your Business
How to Manage Time and Productivity
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 21,750. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
LEARN HOW TO: 1.Overcome procrastination, 2.Use your time efficiently, 3.Prioritize your tasks, 4.Schedule effectively, 5.Maximize your productivity through enhanced focus, 6.Get everything done faster, 7.Manage your time better, 8.Become well organized, 9.Manage time at your workplace, 10.Manage your workload, 11.Use the power of leverage to achieve more and 12.Plan and manage your New Year's
How to Devise and Leverage Personal Strategy
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 23,810. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
Learn how to: 1.Set Your Goals, 2.Appreciate Your Strengths, 3.Perform Your Own SWOT Analysis, 4.Manage Mental and Physical Stress, 5.Build Positive Thinking, 6.Identify Stress Causing Factors, 7.Make Use of Career, 8.Excellence Tools, 9.Theories and Rules for Goal Settings, 10.Write your Personal Mission Statement, 11.Make the Most of Your Commitments Manage Yourself, 12. Network Effectivel
How to Plan and Manage Your New Year's Resolutions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - In 30 minutes, learn how to: (a) Appreciate New Year Resolution, (b) Avoid common New Year resolution mistakes and (c) Apply 8 rules for keeping your resolutions.
How to Use the Power of Leverage to Achieve More
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - In 30 minutes, learn how to: (a) Leverage time, (b) Leverage resource, (c) Leverage Knowledge and Education and (d) Leverage Technology.
How to Manage Your Workload
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - In 30 minutes, learn how to: (a) Use the Pareto Analysis technique, (b) Manage prioritize and (c) Manage disruptions and avoid procrastination.
How to Manage Time at Your Workplace
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - In 30 minutes, learn how to: (a) Respect other people's time, (b) Communicate effectively, (c) Act on every task and learning to be punctual and (d) Focus on the right tasks.
How to Spend Your Time Effectively and Become Well Organized
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - In 30 minutes, learn how to: (a) Use the Activity Log tool and benefit from it, (b) Prepare and use a To-Do list and (c) Create your Action Program and using it.
How to Manage Your Time Better
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - In 30 minutes, learn how to: (a) Make use of lists and managing them, (b) Manage and account the variables on your lists and (c) Get things done.
How to Get Everything Done Faster
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - In 30 minutes, learn how to: (a) Appreciate success tips to get things done and (b) Develop the habits of successful people.
How to Maximize Your Productivity through Enhanced Focus
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - In 30 minutes, learn how to: (a) Set the right conducive work environment, (b) Improve your focus on work and (c) Get into the productive flow.
How to Schedule Effectively
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - In 30 minutes, learn how to: (a) Schedule effectively, (b) Use appropriate tool of scheduling, (c) Set up a good schedule and (d) Troubleshoot your schedule.
How to Prioritize Your Tasks
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - In 30 minutes, learn how to: (a) Gain control of your work day and (b) Appreciate different techniques for managing priorities.
How to Use Your Time Efficiently
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - In 30 minutes, learn how to: (a) Manage the distractions of mail, telephones, and conversations, (b) Manage your meeting and (c) Manage your rhythm and not burn yourself out.
How to Overcome Procrastination
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - In 30 minutes, learn how to: (a) Understand procrastination, (b) Overcome procrastination and (c) Adopt anti-procrastination strategies.
How to Network Professionally
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - In 30 minutes, learn how to: (a) Ensure people know you, (b) Understanding people, (c) Growing your network and (d) Benefit from networking
How to Manage Yourself
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - In 30 minutes, learn how to: (a) Identify your strengths, (b) Establish how you perform, (c) Define your values and (d) Take responsibility for relationships.
How to Make Most of Your Commitments
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - In 30 minutes, learn how to: (a) Understand your commitments, (b) Use the 'What Matters Most' worksheet, (c) Manage your commitments and (d) Change your direction.
How to Write Your Personal Mission Statement
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - In 30 minutes, learn how to: (a) Appreciate what a mission statement is, (b) Write your mission statement and (c) Use personal mission statements to chart out your career course.
Theories and Rules for Goal Setting
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - In 30 minutes, learn how to: (a) Set your goals, (b) Use different methods for goal setting, (c) Appreciate the Locke method and (d) Understand the Backward method.
How to Make Use of Career Excellence Tools
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - To move forward in your career you should learn how to prioritize your tasks using various tools, manage the interruptions and find out the worth of your time. In 30 minutes, learn how to: (a) Figure out the worth of your time, (b) Manage interruptions, (c) Strike concise conversations and (d) Prioritize.
How to Identify Stress Causing Factors
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - In 30 minutes, learn how to: (a) Appreciate the importance of stress diaries, (b) Use stress diary and (c) Analyze your success diary.
How to Build up to Positive Thinking
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - In 30 minutes, learn how to: (a) Appreciate positive thinking, (b) Think rationally and (c) Think positively.
How to Manage Mental and Physical Stress
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - In 30 minutes, learn how to: (a) use imagery, (b) use the technique of deep breathing, (c) use the technique of progressive muscular relaxation and (d) use the relaxation response.
How to Perform Your Own SWOT Analysis
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - In 30 minutes, learn how to: (a) Perform your SWOT analysis, (b) Recognise your strengths, (c) Recognise your weaknesses and (d) Recognise personal opportunities.
How to Appreciate Your Strengths
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - In 30 minutes, learn how to: (a) Identify your strengths, (b) Appreciate your strength and (c) Play to your strengths.
How to Set Your Goals
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - Identifying and setting your goals can play a very important role in motivating you to realize your vision for the future. Goal setting helps you to choose where you want to go in life and what you wish to accomplish. In 30 minutes, learn how to: Set your goals Consider your lifetime goals Start to achieve your goals Stay on your chosen course
How to Develop New Products and Services
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - How to Develop New Products and Services. In 30 minutes, learn how to: (a) Develop new product and service, (b) Manage the product lifecycle, (c) Develop your idea into product and (d) Manage the product development process
How to Bake Your Business Idea and Eat It Too
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 31,140. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
How to Bake Your Business Idea and Eat It Too - Your Step-by-Step Guide for Start-up Business Learn How to: (a) Kick start your new business, (b) Plan how to initiate the different processes, (c) Learn how to deal with stumbling blocks and (d) Manage your business tension-free
How to Become an Effective Business Leader
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 25,460. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide – Volume 5. How to Become an Effective Business Leader. Learn how to: (1)Adopt an Leadership Style, (2)Match Commitments to Values, (3)Understand Power, (4)Increase your EI, (5)Manage Your Responsibilities, (6)Lead by Example, (7)Lead From the Front, (8)Raise Your Expectation, (9)Motivate Yourself to Lead, (10)Go the Extra mile, (11)Manage Time and (12)Stay Connected.
How to Lead for Best Business Performance
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 24,740. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
How to Lead for Best Business Performance. Learn how to: (1)Select the Right Leadership Style for Your Teams, (2)Assign Tasks to the Right People, (3)Get Your Team off to an Excellent Start, (4)Help Teams Perform, (5)Improve Job Satisfaction, (6)Delegate Work, (7) Mentor Your Employees, (8)Motivate Your Team, (9)Resolve Conflict, (10)Deal with Substandard Performer & (11)Manage creativity
How to Manage Your Start up Business
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 24,550. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - Volume 2. How to Manage Your Start up Business. Learn how to: (1) Manage Legal Issues, (2) Purchase, (3) Negotiate, (4) Price Your Products and services, (5) Prepare Your Budget, (6) Manage Your PR, (7) Write an Advertisement, (8) Manage Direct Mail, (9) Improve your sales, (10) Manage Credit Control, (11) Care for Your Customers and (12) Benchmark Your Business.
How to Set up Your Start up Business
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 26,560. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide, Volume 1 - How to Set up Your Start up Business Learn how to: (1) Form a Business, (2) Research Your Market, (3) Develop a Business Plan, (4) Hire the Right Accountant, (5) Become a Franchisee, (6) Finance Your Business, (7) Apply for Grants, (8) Search for Your Business Premises, (9) Set up Your Office, (10) Set up Your I.T. System, (11) Insure Your Business and (12) R
How to Improve Performance through the Balanced Scorecard
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - How to Improve Performance through the Balanced Scorecard. In 30 minutes, learn how to: (a) Appreciate the Balanced Business Scorecard, (b) Use the Balanced Scorecard and (c) Focus your employees on what they are best at.
How to Manage the Creative Process of Your Business
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - How to Manage the Creative Process of Your Business. In 30 minutes, learn how to: (a) Appreciate the creative process, (b) Help your workers with their creativity and (c) Manage the creative process
How to Deal with Sub-Standard Performers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - How to Deal with Sub-Standard Performers. In 30 minutes, learn how to: (a) Diagnose poor performance, (b) Enhance ability, (c) Improve motivation and (d) Create a performance improvement plan.
How to Resolve Conflicts
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - How to Resolve Conflicts. In 30 minutes, learn how to: (a) Appreciate the benefits of resolving conflicts, (b) Appreciate different conflict styles and (c) Resolve conflicts.
How to Motivate Your Team to Perform Better
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - How to Motivate Your Team to Perform Better. In 30 minutes, learn how to: (a) Motivate your employees, (b) Be happier and more effective at work and (c) Test your motivational skills.
How to Mentor and Praise Your Employees
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management
Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - How to Mentor and Praise Your Employees. In 30 minutes, learn how to: (a) Appreciate the importance of mentoring, (b) Get more from your mentor, (c) Get maximum impact from minimum time and (d) Praise your employees.
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