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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. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Careers / job hunting
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!
Climbing Mountains - How I succeeded in business and how you can too!
By Osman Gulum
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,120. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
This is the truth about my journey from the humblest of beginnings to becoming a successful businessman. I want this book to be an inspiration to anyone seeking success in their life. I've had more knock-backs than I care to remember. I've faced bankruptcy, physical violence, extortion and heartbreaking poverty. This is the story of how I didn't give in. It's the story of how, if you put your mind
The Son of the Crisis
By Rogério Godinho
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,720. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012 by Seattle Book Company. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
The Son of the Crisis follows Marco Stefanini from 1984, when the young geology student stepped into a business world of uncertainty and chaos, through many crises to 2012, when his IT company estimated revenues at US$1 billion and spanned 30 countries. In every obstacle, Stefanini saw opportunity and seized it. Every impediment became a chance for improvement.
Living in Limbo: The Beginning of the End
By Gini Graham Scott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,200. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic conditions
It combines a personal story and stories of middle income people with underwater homes and mortgages they can’t pay. It describes the author’s experiences with real estate agents, bankruptcy lawyers, activist groups fighting foreclosures, and others. It concludes with what the author learned in navigating the system, selling her home, renting in San Francisco, and becoming successful again.
Franchise Of The Year!
By Peter Crouch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,070. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Starting up
Who would have thought that running a carpet cleaning franchise could be so funny? In this hilarious book of funny tales and events, Peter Crouch not only entertains with stories that you just wouldn't expect, but along the way gives you an insight into how many unexpected events await the new business owner!
The Beauty and the Beasts: Living in Nairobi
By Geoff Hobbs
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 86,280. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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.
Wheels to Fortune: The Life and Times of William Morris, Viscount Nuffield
By James Leasor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,270. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
William Richard Morris, later Viscount Nuffield, set up business as a cycle agent and manufacturer in Oxford, in 1893, at the age of sixteen. He went on to become Britain’s largest motor manufacturer. This is an account of his life and of his vision: ‘the £100 car’, a car the public could afford to buy. Leasor tells of the success, the millions he made and the millions he gave away.
Championship in Life and Business
By Howard Ingram
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,270. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business administration
Do you have what it takes to be a champion in Life and in Business? This little gem of a book will tell you how! You can become a champion. Yes, you can!
The Old Firm
By Richard F. Challis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,950. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011 by Steve Challis. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
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.
Time and Chance
By Richard F. Challis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,680. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011 by Steve Challis. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
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.