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The Big Nickel: The Untold Story
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,620. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
How Sudbury's Ted Szilva Turned a Five Cent Coin Into $1 million
Because of the Money
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 296,690. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
A 32 year story about the hard knocks and dues I have paid as an employee and then an independent consultant in the Information Technology Field. Its a story of good times, bad times, some great people and some very bad people. Its a story about struggle, frustration and finally triumph into retirement on the beaches of Normandy France in February of 2013.
The Millionaire Clown
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 45,870. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. 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.
Rancid Tales
Price: Free! Words: 26,230. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / food industry
You can't live without food, but you can live without this book. . .but why should you? These are my true-life crazy tales of woe from my many years in the Food Processing Industry.
The Facebook Business Model: Sign Ups, Mobile, Search, And Profiles
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 480. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Facebook might be worth more than 100 times its most recent year's profits.
Vuitton: A Biography of Louis Vuitton
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,250. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2015 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
In 1835, at the age of 13, a young boy walked nearly 300 miles to Paris; he worked odd jobs and did whatever it took to survive. He eventually learned a craft: box making. Before long, the young boy had earned enough to open his own box-making store. The tale may seem a bit unremarkable until you consider the boy’s name: Louis Vuitton. You know the brand, but not the man; take a look at the gen
Sheryl Sandberg: From Bossy to Boss
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » History
This is the story of how a "bossy" little girl from North Miami named Sheryl Sandberg became one of the world's most successful and influential women by helping Google and Facebook become two of the planet's largest, most valuable companies. At Facebook, she helps run the largest network of humans in history.
Marc Andreessen: The Young Man Who Opened the Web to Everyone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » History
This is the story of how Marc Andreessen, a college student from Illinois, led the development of the killer App of all time, the first successful Internet browser that let anyone easily access the World Wide Web. After Andreessen, the Internet exploded with websites and our planet was never the same again.
Matt Mullenweg: The Young Man Who Made It Easy to Publish on the Web
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
This is the story of how Matt Mullenweg, a Houston teenager who had never taken a computer course and who didn't have any connections in Silicon Valley, launched WordPress, an essential part of the Internet that's the backbone of one-quarter of the World Wide Web's sites and home to more than 70 million blogs.
The Activist Entrepreneur: What I Learned About Business at the Urban Coalition and My Proven Keys to Personal and Career Success
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,900. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 1967 Walt Douglas was an ambitious IRS computer programmer, transplanted from Washington, D.C., and settling into a new home in Detroit with his wife Retha and young family. That’s when the worst urban riot of the 1960s broke out a few miles from their quiet neighborhood, forever changing their lives and altering the shape of the city’s economy, politics and social relations.
Brownie Wise, Tupperware Queen: A Biography
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,410. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
In 1950 a saleswoman living in Florida decided to find a fun new way to market an unexciting product – reusable food containers. She already had plenty of experience selling household goods but now she wanted to try something different, and she was after a quirky, lively way to sell things. The solution she chose was being used to sell brushes in the USA by the late 1930s, but now it’s spread t
The Good The Bad & The Truth
Price: $5.04 USD. Words: 121,130. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
These are five sets of true stories. Providing many pages of none-stop laughs. All are strange funny stories, some sad, and some terrifying. In this collection we have the lot. Power, image, greed, corporate manipulation; with love and death, and secrets soon discovered. With a life ending with a very comical funeral... in Darwin.
How I Doomed My Ventures: Celebrating Failure
Price: $0.99 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.
Why Everyone Should Wait Tables for Two Weeks
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.
Selfridge: The Life and Times of Harry Gordon Selfridge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,720. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Just for a moment try to put every shopping trip you’ve ever made out of your head. Imagine a different world. Imagine that all the goods for sale are locked away in cabinets and to handle them, or even to examine them closely, you need to ask a shop assistant to open it up for you. Imagine that within seconds of entering a store a floorwalker approaches you and asks if you’re planning to buy some
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.
An Extraordinary Life
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.
The Barista is IN
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,540. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
... whether you need coffee, a pep talk, or a quad Venti, non-fat, no whip, three regular mocha, three sugar vanilla, iced mocha... to go. Whatever it is, your barista is here for you. Enjoy the daily happenings and hilarity of barista Dairy Martin as she chronicles the day by day life of a barista in the big Seattle based coffee shop.
Death by a Thousand Cuts- A Retail Misadventure
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"What else can possibly go wrong?" These are the words you'll share as you read this wonderful tale of the author's life as the owner of an upscale decor shop in Billings, MT. A humorous chronology of her days observing the calamitous happenings that occur while she partakes in her dream of store ownership, this will make you run from doing the same. Great photos only add to the enjoyment!
Who Says Grime Doesn't Pay?
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,850. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Who Says Grime Doesn't Pay is an insightful, humorous look into the world of two zany housewives who started a cleaning business to fight boredom and bill collectors. The book chronicles some of the people and situations they encountered over the years they worked together.