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Производные Нуля: Дневник Структуратора by Влад Горячев
Price: Free! Words: 47,260. 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.
shorts by Juan Carlos Ortiz
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,540. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"Short stories on the world of ideas written on my BlackBerry @ 30,000 feet from the ground." This book belongs to a new world, one of digital globalization, geographically boundless stories that travel across the planet without limits. Its objective was for it to be written entirely on my BlackBerry, and that is how it came to be.
In My Own Words by 'Gbenga Sesan
Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 26,360. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2010 by Imprimata Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
“’Gbenga is an inspirational leader who has demonstrated the power in overcoming boundaries. This book shares his compelling story of utilizing technologies as a means for development.” Jennifer Corriero, Executive Director, TakingITGlobal.org
Martha Matilda Harper and the American Dream...How One Woman Changed the Face of Modern Business by Jane Plitt
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,640. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Learn how a 19th century servant Martha Matilda Harper transformed her life and the lives of other poor women by creating modern franchising. With franchises worldwide, British royalty, the Kennedy clan, George Bernard Shaw, presidents of the United States all became her devoted clientele. Harper's life provides a blueprint for business success and how to use business for social change.
The Old Firm by Richard F. Challis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,950. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011 by Steve Challis. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Fiction » Business
The Old Firm is the story of how the genial, generous and gregarious George Charlesworth, master painter, manages to find enough work to feed his family and keep his men employed during the Great Depression of the 1930's. This is closely based on the Author's own father and his company. One difference is that Gregory Challlis had 10 children.
In Service To The Mouse: My Unexpected Journey to Becoming Disneyland's First President by Jack Lindquist
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 74,230. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
The First President of Disneyland, Jack Lindquist, describes his start at Disneyland a few months after the park opened in 1955 and how he spent his 38 years with the company until he retired. He chronicles his marketing triumphs and failures, meeting the movers and shakers of every decade he worked for Disney, and how Disneyland helped shape Americana.
Time and Chance by Richard F. Challis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,680. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011 by Steve Challis. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Time and Chance is the business autobiography of Richard F. Challis, covering his life from when he was 15 and became a management aprentice until he was 36 and was his company's area sales manager for the north of England. The author describes the cutthroat politics of the office.
The Beauty and the Beasts: Living in Nairobi by Geoff Hobbs
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 86,280. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
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.
Lessons Learned on the Farm by Phyllis Porter Dolislager
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,980. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
The family farm provides the backdrop for hard work, innovation and overcoming tragedy. Filled with nostalgia from the 50’s and 60’s, this family memoir includes over 70 photos. Enjoy a step back in time when life was simpler and family was celebrated. School, church, and family provide the training ground for developing discipline, integrity, and work ethic.
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.
Accelerated Success How to build belief, strengthen your thinking and acheive your goals by James Freestun
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,920. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
This book is your personal blueprint to accelerate your success showing you how you can get the results you want, everytime! What do you believe, right now, is possible for you? Are your goals still a distant dream you might achieve one day, or, are they your reality? Read and apply and every day your whole being will be confident in knowing that anything is possible in your life, anything!
The Half-Life of a Nuclear Battery by Philip Talbert
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,880. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
A true multi-faceted account, dealing with the development of a power source that could free the world from its dependence on oil. The author recounts his harrowing experience, and the opposition encountered from powerful interests who succeeded in blocking the discover from being made available to the public, even resulting in the suspiciously accidental death of the inventor, Dr. Paul M. Brown.
Tu éxito está a tu alcance by Sylvia M. Montero
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,680. Language: Spanish. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Mentoring & coaching, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
In Make It Your Business, Sylvia Montero tells the story of her journey from the plantation shack in Puerto Rico and the Projects of the Lower East Side to a Human Resources career at Pfizer Inc which she capped by becoming the highest ranking Latina in the history of the company, as head of global Human Resources. Sylvia narrates her linear story highlighting the situations that most challenged
Take The Bull By The Horns: Seize The Moment by Barry Bull
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,490. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
Adapt or die? A true story of evolution and insights by music retailer Barry Bull. Multi award winning businessman Barry Bull reveals through his fascinating two-part book, Take the Bull by the Horns, how his pursuit for independence in the fickle music industry was a journey crammed with ecstatic highs and equally disappointing lows.
Unsinkable: Find a Job, Create a Career, Build a Business by Molly Mahoney Matthews
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,920. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Careers / job hunting, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
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!
Going Out a “Winner”– and a “Loser”… by Earle F. Zeigler
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,850. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists
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.
Why Everyone Should Wait Tables for Two Weeks by Ian A. Gray
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,460. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014 by Master & Fool LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » 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.
My-Te-Fine Merchant by Fred Leeson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,140. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Pioneering merchant Fred G. Meyer created one-stop shopping centers and changed Pacific Northwest shopping habits during a 70-year career. The domineering, smart, aggressive and abrasive entrepreneur became an iconic figure admired for his devotion to customers and to cutting costs. Parsimonious himself, Meyer left his vast estate to create Oregon's largest charitable trust.
An Extraordinary Life by Brian Twinney
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 29,570. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 by Proglen. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
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.
How I Doomed My Ventures: Celebrating Failure by Sumeet Gujaran
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,230. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
The book is a true story about entrepreneurship and confronting failure.Aman the protagonist is a 15 year old boy with entrepreneurial dreams.He starts his first venture which is an education portal which is unsuccessful.He is not deterred by his failure and instead goes on to launch another venture which fails too. It describes about his struggles and perseverance.