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Производные Нуля: Дневник Структуратора by Влад Горячев
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.
The Unprincipled by David Croydon
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.
Against The Odds by Michael Taylor
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.
Under the Influence, New Edition of the Unauthorized Story of the Anheuser-Busch Dynasty by Terry Ganey
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.
Railroader: The Unfiltered Genius and Controversy of Four-Time CEO Hunter Harrison by Howard Green
Price: $9.99 $4.00 USD. (60% off!) 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.
Discussion Materials: Tales of a Rookie Wall Street Investment Banker by Bill Keenan
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)
Breaking Through the Glass Ceiling, Traveling the World, and Other Adventures by Bonny Robinson Cook
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 51,340. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016 by Alan Cook. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Bonny Cook left teaching in 1966 and entered the business world as a programmer. She joined Xerox Corporation in 1973 and worked her way up to vice president, against the background of the women’s movement. She also traveled to all seven continents and had many adventures along the way. The knowledge she gained will be useful for anybody working in business today.
The Hedge - Todd Johnson and the Story of Pomifera® Oil by Todd Johnson & Robert Joseph Ahola
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 65,170. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Green business
THE HEDGE is Todd Johnson’s story, taken from interviews with Dr. Johnson on how a well-orchestrated journey of research, discovery and learning to navigate the complex universe of “entrepreneurial chemistry” helped him uncover one of Nature’s modern miracles—Pomifera® Oil, and all the wonders that follow.
Expelled From The Classroom To Billionaire Boardroom by Joseph Valente
Price: $5.25 USD. Words: 46,500. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
This eagerly anticipated autobiography and business book chronicles Joseph's journey from his troubled early years, to being expelled from school at age 15, to winning BBC's The Apprentice, and finally partnering with and splitting from Lord Sugar, TV's most famous billionaire.
The Only Woman in the Room: The Making of a Stockbroker by Jean Hough Davey
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,500. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Stock market investing
Jean Hough Davey’s candid memoir of becoming one of the first women in North America to be licensed as a stockbroker. Jean was a pioneer who rose to the highest levels of her profession, becoming Vice President and Director of ScotiaMcLeod.
AN AMERICAN SAGA - Juan Trippe and his Pan Am Empire by Robert Daley
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.
Cabizuca by João Carlos Firpe Penna
Price: Free! Words: 64,510. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 4, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
A obra descreve a trajetória de vida de Júlio Fernando Cabizuca, com episódios que vão desde sua infância, quando andava de velocípede no Beco do Bonésio, em Três Corações (MG), até o marco de seus oitenta anos, celebrados em 2018.
James J. Hill: A Great Life in Brief by Stewart H. Holbrook
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 46,920. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2018 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
James J. Hill, the "Empire Builder," (1838-1916) was a Canadian-American railroad executive with the Great Northern Railway, responsible for building railways across the northern US. Part visionary, part robber baron, part buccaneer, Stewart Holbrook brings his story to life, in brief, as well as the lives of the other movers and shakers in the railway scene of the times.
The Puck Talks Here: The Amazing Life & Turbulent Times of Peter Pocklington by Terry McConnell
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 95,150. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Peter Pocklington has been a public figure in Canada for more than 30 years. Here, the authors pull no punches telling the story of a complicated man who has enjoyed both fame and infamy, from his early years as a car-dealer in Ontario to his arrest by the FBI. Pocklington co-operated with the authors, but "Puck" however receives no benefit, financial or otherwise, from the sale of this book.
Bill Gates et la saga de Microsoft by Daniel Ichbiah
Price: $6.78 USD. Words: 123,950. 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…
A Biography Of Ten Of The Wealthiest Female Entrepreneurs Part Three by Thomas J. Strang
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,150. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
This ebook consists of ten female entrepreneurs. The book is part three in a series. The female entrepreneurs are: Chen Lihua, Denise Coates, Gina Rinehart, Iris Fontbona, J. K. Rowling, Liliane Bettencourt, Lynda Resnick, Katherine Rayner, Kirsten Rausing and Sheryl Sandberg.
The Diary Of Time Warner Cable Corporate Trainer – Single Dad Icahn–Era Break-up 2005-2006 by Steven Charles Hirschfeld
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,740. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business ethics
This is a journal from my time leading up to employment at Time Warner Cable as a Corporate Trainer, through my employment, until termination. The journal served as a private diary with reference to the work environment, being a single-parent, and passionate moments with women I met in New York. During the middle of my employment, a troubled political environment took aim.
The Millionaire Clown by James A Sinclair
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 45,870. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
At 15, James Sinclair set up a little children’s entertainment business called Jimbo the Partyman. By the age of 18 he was turning over £1000 a week. Today the Partyman Group puts on 7000 parties a year and owns a string of business supplying everything from fun days and family days out to magicians and childcare. And James is still only 29.
From Bad to Worse to Best in Class: A Refugee's Success Story by Hao Lam
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,700. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Forced to leave war-torn Vietnam, Hao Lam found the determination to succeed against all odds.
We Were Yahoo!: From Internet Pioneer to the Trillion Dollar Loss of Google and Facebook by Jeremy Ring
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,190. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Strategic planning, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Only someone from the corporate inside could explain how Yahoo!—one of the greatest brands in corporate history—could rise to the greatest height ever seen in American business…and then crash into oblivion.