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Because of the Money by Jack Korab
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 Activist Entrepreneur: What I Learned About Business at the Urban Coalition and My Proven Keys to Personal and Career Success by Walt Douglas, Sr
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.
The Good The Bad & The Truth by Niven Dallas
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 by Sumeet Gujaran
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.
Celebrity Hotel: True Inside Gossip, Scandal and Intrigue by Neil Kirby
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,550. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by MyVoice Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
This book is a triumphant story of hard work overcoming adversity to achieve success, at the same time lifting the lid on the activities of celebrities. It is the story of how Neil Kirby went from washing dishes at 15 to owning his own hotel, and on the way becoming General Manager of the Grosvenor Hotel and Rocco Forte's blue eyed boy. Inspirational and revealing.
The Autobiography of a Cad by A.G Macdonell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,780. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
'The Autobiography of a Cad is a wonderfully sharp, clever, funny and cutting book which for some reason has been hugely underrated. Anyone reading it now will realise that, while Britain might have changed beyond recognition, our politicians remain exactly the same.' Simon Hoggart
Nelsegno dello Zodiaco by Mario Zodiaco
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 125,070. Language: Italian. Published: May 10, 2013 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Copertina Nel segno dello Zodiaco L'incredibile storia di un appassionato, fantasioso, insuperabile organizzatore di eventi, istrionico uomo di spettacolo, playboy, proprietario di auto e barche da sogno, pilota, viaggiatore ed esperto conoscitore del Sudamerica, ma anche galeotto senza colpe.
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.
Starting Over, The Story of an Accidental Entrepreneur by Nicko Widjaja
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,240. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013 by Mosher Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
This book will share Nicko Widjaja's experience to future young entrepreneurs. He made money and lost money, built a team and disbanded a team. Nicko Widjaja believe a combination of mistakes and correct takes that make you more agile, resilient and sensible in making judgments. Entrepreneurship had changed Nicko Widjaja's perspectives in looking at life. And he believe it'll do the same to you.
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. Categories: 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.
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.
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.
Martha Matilda Harper and the American Dream...How One Woman Changed the Face of Modern Business by Jane Plitt
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,650. 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 » Literature » 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.
Lessons Learned on the Farm by Phyllis Porter Dolislager
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,990. 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.