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Discussion Materials: Tales of a Rookie Wall Street Investment Banker
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,470. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
From “the now-former investment banking associate at Deutsche Bank who authored perhaps the most bracingly honest and no-f***s-given farewell email in the history of the form.” —Dealbreaker (https://dealbreaker.com/2018/02/investment-banking-associate-leaving-deutsche-bank-writes-master-class-email-on-how-to-leave-deutsche-bank)
Against The Odds
Price: Free! Words: 37,930. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
The story of how Bob Smith and Ian Taylor created an oasis in the outback and developed one of Australia's biggest cotton farms on the dry bed of Lake Tandou, south of Broken Hill.
Производные Нуля: Дневник Структуратора
Price: Free! Words: 47,240. Language: Russian. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
(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.
Railroader: The Unfiltered Genius and Controversy of Four-Time CEO Hunter Harrison
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,640. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / transportation
Hunter Harrison, the revolutionary railroader from Memphis, dramatically turned four publicly traded companies into cash machines. Starting as a laborer when he was a wayward teenager, Harrison spent a half century in the rail business and nearly two decades running Illinois Central, Canadian National, Canadian Pacific, and CSX.
John Laurie and the Rum Hospital
Price: Free! Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
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This is a short account of John Laurie, the clerk of works to the merchant-contractors who built Sydney’s 'Rum Hospital'. Transported for larceny, Laurie became a wealthy trader only to lose his fortune, become embroiled in a constitutional crisis, find himself transported to Moreton Bay and re-establish himself in New Zealand.
Beyond the Mask: How My Tragedy Sparked an Incredible Life: Lessons I Might Never Have Learned
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,100. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Motivational
As a seventeen-year-old volunteer firefighter, Brian Walsh suffered third-degree burns to his face. But he chose not to let that tragedy destroy him, and instead used it to create a magnificent life—both personally and professionally.
Feeding the Dragon: Inside the Trillion Dollar Dilemma Facing Hollywood, the NBA, & American Business
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,840. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / entertainment
A deeply revealing memoir of big wins and hard lessons from a seasoned executive caught smack in the middle of the trillion-dollar soft power struggle pitting China against Hollywood, the NBA, and American business.
Ryznar Jerzy Wstęp
Price: Free! Words: 620. Language: Polish. Published: May 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
RYZNAR Jerzy Ryznar Polski biznesmen, absolwent prawa. Mówi się o nim, że jest wizjonerem biznesu i geniuszem biznesu, który zawsze o kilka kroków wyprzedza konkurencję.Swoją przygodę z biznesem Ryznar Jerzy rozpoczął na początku lat 90. Pierwsze pieniądze Jerzy Ryznar zarobił na produkcji odzieży.Jerzy Ryznar w 1993 roku razem z żoną zaczyna inwestować na giełdzie.Jerzy Ryznar
The Miseducation of Michelle Rhee
Price: Free! Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Michelle Rhee was sold to the public as the savior of the Washington D.C. school system. She was an ivy league darling who would be the person to finally reform the swarthy denizens of its poor neighborhoods and make them see the true value of an education. But the reformations she would initiate after becoming School Chancellor would have her looking more like Lex Luthor than Superman.
The Simple Guide To Steve Jobs
Series: The Simple Guide To. Price: Free! Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Over his life, Steve Jobs was called many different things. Most of them were positive and ranged from innovator, to intelligent, a dreamer, demanding, private, focused and determined. There are plenty more adjectives available to describe one of the most celebrated CEOs on the planet, but you must first understand the man, in order to understand the impact that he has had on the entire globe.
Detective Auditing - an internal auditor's journey
Price: Free! Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
A short story - the author shares some true experiences when he worked as an internal auditor.
Under the Influence, New Edition of the Unauthorized Story of the Anheuser-Busch Dynasty
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 174,480. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » History » American
"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.
Turbulence: Fifty Years on the Leading Edge of the Airline Industry
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,700. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / transportation, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
A behind-the-scenes view of the commercial airline industry from the “Airline Doctor.”
Pushing Fifty, Still Pushing
Price: Free! Words: 19,430. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
You've read all those inspirational books and stories about the lucky ones that have 'made it'. ​What if you wake up one day, on the wrong side of forty and have to pick yourself up again from what you consider a broken life? ​Would you have the courage and determination to once again, kick yourself into high gear and start from scratch?
From P.O.W. to C.E.O.
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,840. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015 by van Horton Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Public relations, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
As a newly liberated POW of the Japanese, Loet Velmans returned from the Far East to Europe, and shortly thereafter set out for the U.S., where he was hired by John Hill, the founder of Hill & Knowlton, America’s largest PR firm. In telling the story of his rise to the position of Chairman and CEO of Hill & Knowlton, Velmans shares his unique perspective on the “culture gap” between nations.
The Unprincipled
Price: Free! Words: 106,500. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Education
A personal record of setting up, growing and selling a marketing agency: part memoir, part business handbook, part comic novel. Set in Oxford, it documents the fun and games, and pain and heartache we telescoped into 12 short years. The title is taken from the scurrilous in-house ‘newsletter’ our creative department compiled a couple of times a year, to debunk some (alright all) of our employees.
Elon Musk: El Creador De Tesla, Paypal y Space X Que Anticipa El Futuro – Resumen Del Libro De Ashlee Vance
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 13,740. Language: Spanish. Published: May 7, 2018 by Sapiens Editorial. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
¿Qué se necesita para salvar a la raza humana? ¿Cómo perfila un emprendedor sus metas y visiones para lograr un futuro prometedor? El libro ELON MUSK (2015) nos permite entrar en la vida de este brillante (y difícil) empresario, uno de los hombres más ricos y poderosos del mundo cuya misión es ayudar a la humanidad.
Bill Gates et la saga de Microsoft
Price: $6.82 USD. Words: 129,350. Language: French. Published: July 1, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Biographie de Bill Gates Première biographie réalisée sur Bill Gates, ce livre a été adapté et publié dans de nombreux pays du monde : USA, Chine, Japon, Inde, Corée du Sud, Israel, Hongrie…
AN AMERICAN SAGA - Juan Trippe and his Pan Am Empire
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 232,210. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Juan Trippe, first and last aviation tycoon in history—Roosevelt called him a “Yale educated gangster”--learned to fly in World War I. In 1927 Pan Am had one 90 miles route. By 1935 at great risk Trippe’s flying boats regularly crossed the Pacific. Buying up or driving out of business anyone who got in his way, he built Pan Am into a colossus that dominated the world.
Aliko Dangote Les 21 Secrets De La Reussite en Affaires: Tiré Du Parcours Légendaire De L'homme D'affaires Noir Le Plus Riche Du Monde
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,570. Language: French. Published: May 19, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Dans ces pages, vous irez à la découverte passionnante et merveilleuse des vingt et un secrets qui ont présidé à l’édifice de son gigantesque empire financier évalué à vingt-cinq Milliards de dollars par le magazine « Forbes » dans son classement de mars 2014. Aujourd’hui Dangote reste indétrônable sur le plan financier en Afrique et demeure en tête de liste depuis une dizaine d’années...