Daniel Alef

Books

William Edward Boeing: Sky King
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Biographical profile of William Edward Boeing, one of America's great aviation pioneers. Award-winning author Daniel Alef tells the story of Boeing from his early days in timber to his discover of airplanes and flight. Boeing lived through the most difficult, yet exciting years of the growth of aviation and air transportation, being ultimately responsible for the jets spanning the globe.
Amelia Earhart: Never in Man's Shadow
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Biographical profile of Amelia Earhart. Earhart’s disappearance has mesmerized the American public ever since her fateful around-the-world flight in 1937. However, the public’s fascination with Lady Lindy began long before her disappearance as she ventured into what was an almost exclusively male domain: airplanes and flight, flaunting convention with panache. This is her story.
J. Paul Getty: The Dysfunctional Billionaire
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Profile of J. Paul Getty, one of America’s first billionaires. Getty, the richest man in the world in the mid 20th century, was a consummate businessman who built an oil empire and left a vast antiquities and art collection as his legacy. But he was a womanizer, a miser, and a completely dysfunctional parent. This is a tale of great success in business and utter failure as a human being.
Henry J. Heinz: "57 Varieties" and More
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,740. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Sales
Biographical profile of Henry J. Heinz, founder of H. J. Heinz, home of "57 Varieties." Nearly everyone knows the Heinz name because of that ubiquitous bottle of ketchup bearing the Heinz keyhole logo. It's found in every kitchen, in every restaurant, and across the nation. Who would have thought that one of the largest food companies on Earth, could be built on pickles, horseradish and a dream.
Joseph P. Day: The Great Salesman
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Sales
Joseph P. Day, the great salesman, sold about a third of the Bronx, a third of Queens and large swaths of Brooklyn during his lifetime. In one 12-hour auction he sold 1,574 properties. Day was the quintessential New Yorker. Day's story is a text-book lesson on what it takes to become a great salesman, and his 10 rules for success a menu on the qualities and characteristics he espoused.