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Developing Soft Skills: An On-the-Go Workshop
Price: Free! Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Careers
Soft Skills are the intangibles in your career. Focusing on hard job skills may help you get the job, but won't necessarily help you get a career. This e-book will show you what soft skills are most highly desired by employers and will give you specific guidance on how to get and grow them.
Managing for Development Results
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
The Asian Development Bank introduced the Managing for Development Results (MfDR) agenda in 1999 to boost development effectiveness under its overarching goal of poverty reduction. This edition of Learning Lessons highlights key lessons in mainstreaming that agenda, and makes recommendations for securing better development effectiveness using the agenda.
Lessons Learned from ADB's Response to the Global Economic Crisis of 2008-2009
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general
This synthesis distills the lessons and key findings from a real-time evaluation study on the Asian Development Bank's response to the global economic crisis of 2008–2009.
Hiring at Home
You set the price! Words: 22,310. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Careers / job hunting, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Home-based businesses
Find a legitimate work from home job today! If you want to spend more time at home with your family, there are companies that will pay you to do just that. Choose from call center jobs, data entry, merchandising, freelance work, on-line surveys, teaching and more.
Kick the Hooked on Experience Habit
Price: Free! Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Workplace culture
This is an excerpt from "Compete Outside the Box: The Unconventional Way to Beat the Competition" by Eric J. Romero PhD.
Your Worst Enemy
Series: Legal Books, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 73,030. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
This book is about the scandalous way defaulters are treated by their banksters (your worst enemy) once they fall on hard times and cannot pay their installments anymore. There are many legal rights which offer good protection against this abuse and this book explains them all in clear non-legalese English. Based on cases he dealt with in the past 15 years this is not fiction.
51 Freelance Ideas
Price: Free! Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Starting up
In the pursuit of becoming self-employed, you may decide that you would like to create several different revenue streams. You could combine both passive and active income streams (aka. freelance work). This free eBook gives you 51 ideas as to what direction you may get started in towards the "active" income streams part of it.
Epoxy Safety 101: Properly Storing and Mixing Industrial Epoxy Resins
Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Industrial Health & Safety, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / manufacturing
There are many formulations and varieties of epoxy appropriate for a wide range of purposes; almost all are strongly adhesive, electrically insulating, and heat resistant. When working with an industrial epoxy of any kind, you will need to take precautions. This e-book addresses some of the hazards and safety precautions of working with industrial epoxy resins.
Improving Project Success through Effective Communication and Participation
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
This synthesis provides key lessons on the importance of communication in facilitating development work, as reflected in the applications of participatory approaches in project preparation, design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation in Asian Development Bank operations.
Unbundling Corporate Management: From Strategy — Structure — Systems to Purpose — Process and People
Series: BUL'S BOOKS, Book 2. You set the price! Words: 45,370. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Leadership
The purpose of this book is to share with the reader a practical approach to and methodology for unbundling corporate management that will assist business leaders in improving their company’s results and provide corporate executives with an employee empowerment management model.
Sustainability: the Business Perspective
Price: Free! Words: 32,800. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013 by The University of Nottingham. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Environmental economics, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
Sustainability: The Business Perspective is an Open Educational Resource written by Simon Wright and published by The University Of Nottingham. The resource is licensed under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-SA) and is part of a series of online resources concerning sustainability issues and sustainable practice across disciplines
Essays for the 99% - The Auction - The Choice
Price: Free! Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics / macroeconomics
The “Essays for the 99%” are the voice of the speechless, the dream of the hopeless, and the passion of the true Patriots who love this great nation enough to want to save it. This is “The Auction,” and “The Choice.” Our government is for sale to the highest bidder, and there will be no "winner" for the American people. There is a word for those who sell what they do not own—“Criminal.”
A Quick Guide To Attracting More Business With Mobile Apps
Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
The book discusses why small businesses need to invest in mobile apps and how can they attract more customers by investing in these apps.
Rescue Your Money from the National Debt Disaster
Price: Free! Words: 11,100. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013 by Christopher Prince. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance / investing, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance / retirement planning
Our national debt will hit $28 trillion dollars by 2018. Fed policy is destroying your money, your stocks, your savings account, your 401K. But just as the debt has more than tripled in the last decade, so have gold and gas. So if the debt is doubling to $28 trillion, where do you think your money needs to be? Gold has been the greatest hedge against currency collapse for over 5000 years.
Successful Engagement with Civil Society Organizations
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
Civil society organizations have played different roles in Asian Development Bank operations, such as serving as partners in project implementation, providing assistance to recipients of ADB support, acting as cofinanciers, monitoring and evaluating ADB-assisted activities, and participating in policy advocacy. This synthesis focuses on lessons from successful engagement of CSOs in operations fina
Success Factors in Implementing Primary and Secondary Education Projects
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Education, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Administration / elementary & secondary
This synthesis draws lessons from various independent evaluations and self-evaluations (project/program completion reports) of successful primary and secondary education programs and projects funded by the Asian Development Bank.
Near Ready, Unsteady
Price: Free! Words: 19,310. Language: American English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance / retirement planning, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance / budgeting
Like all stages in our lives, retirement is a time when change is constant. So acknowledging and planning for change is essential. It will keep your plan fluid and flexible – allowing for 
a new time horizon, ongoing expenses, portfolio fluctuation, inflation, interest rates and other factors.
Real Estate Investing: How to Find Private Money Lenders
Price: Free! Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Real estate, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance / investing
"Real Estate Investing: How to Find Private Money Lenders" shows real estate investors how to find private lenders. The book explains how to market to lenders and what to say once you've found them. Learn how to present your opportunity and how to qualify the prospects to get a quality private lender. To succeed in real estate investing, finding private money lenders is almost a requirement today.
Gestão do produto e do processo: uma abordagem sistêmica
Price: Free! Words: 8,760. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Production & operations management
Este livro discute produto e processos produtivos a partir de uma abordagem que se propõe a conciliar os objetivos mercadológicos com as restrições da operação produtiva, oferecendo a profissionais de marketing e de produção uma oportunidade para a reflexão sobre a necessidade de análise conjunta dos seus objetivos e dos esforços necessários para atingi-los.
The Website Design Playbook: Why Your Website Is A Sales Machine And 6 Strategies To Improve It
Price: Free! Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Web / site design
This book gets you thinking at heart about what a website is supposed to do (turn visitors into customers) and how exactly it does it. Websites are more than simply pretty brochures. It’s far better to think of them as “sales machines”. And of course, you want your sales machine to work well. This book talks about that!