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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.
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.
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.
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.
The Barista is IN by Dairy Martin
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.
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.
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 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.
Up, Up and Away by Richard Corbett
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 48,050. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Have you ever had a problem and you just couldn’t get it solved? When you feel like you’re making a difference, do more roadblocks seem to be placed in your way? Do you believe that no matter what you do, someone is always trying to hinder your progress? This is a harrowing tale of someone trying to do right but continually butting up against multiple roadblocks that will make the reader cringe.
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!
The Cathy Harris Story: A Whistleblower's Victorious Journey to Justice by Cathy Harris
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 29,270. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Courage is that rare trait that requires the unusual strength to do what is right - not what is popular in the face of personal harm and at great risk. Susan B. Anthony had the courage to guide thousands of women through that era of U.S. history when women were treated as second-class citizens despite the threats to her personal safety.
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » New business enterprises
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. 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.
Производные Нуля: Дневник Структуратора by Влад Горячев
Price: $3.99 USD. 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.
Robert Vesco From Wall Street to Castro's Cuba The Rise, Fall, and Exile of the King of White Collar Crime by Arthur Herzog III
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,050. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Today's high-flying, high-rolling congolmarateurs and corporate raiders are a tame lot compared to their immediate predecessors. The most notorious of these is Robert Vesco, the Kingfish himself, who in 1973 fled the United States accused of looting $250 million from investors Overseas Services.
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic conditions, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
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.