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Introduction to Business Networking for Veterans: What You Need to Know Before Transitioning
By Mike Abrams, Michael Faulkner, Andrea Nierenberg
Nov 11, 2013
If you network with people, do your research, ask questions, and make an informed decision about a career that you genuinely enjoy, regardless of the starting pay or job title, you’ll be a happier, harder working person.
Business Networking for Veterans: Why Networking Is So Important to Making a Successful Military Transition
By Mike Abrams, Michael Faulkner, Andrea Nierenberg
Nov 6, 2013
To be successful back here at home, you also need a squad of people who will have your back. The only difference is, back here at home, you have to create your own squad.
Introduction to Supply Chain Best Practices
By CSCMP CSCMP, Robert M. Frankel
Nov 4, 2013
The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) brings together state-of-the-art supply chain management case studies to help readers systematically identify challenges, evaluate solutions, plan implementation, and prepare for the future.
What Is Networking, and Is It Any Different for College Students Than Anyone Else?
By Michael Lawrence Faulkner, Andrea Nierenberg
Oct 9, 2013
The authors of Networking for Every College Student and Graduate: Starting Your Career Off Right introduce their book, which offers simple advice, rules, steps, and “how to” techniques that'll take you all the way from “breaking the ice” to “acing the interview.”
Why College Students Are at High Risk of Identity Theft
By Steve Weisman
Oct 3, 2013
College students are five times more likely to be a victim of identity theft than the general public. Identify theft expert Steve Weisman discusses why students are vulnerable and what they can do to protect themselves.
Understanding Change Management to Guide Implementation of Sustainability
By Kevin Wilhelm
Sep 30, 2013
Before attempting to implement sustainability across your company, it’s important that you first truly understand how your company and employees manage change within its operations, processes, and culture. Only after you have that understanding of behavior change can you break down barriers, engage the skeptics, and set your company on a path toward sustainability that will last for the long term.
Welcome to the New Normal of Talent Management
By William G. Castellano
Sep 25, 2013
Bill Castellano presents a comprehensive, innovative model of workforce engagement that responds to today’s new realities, and helps you anticipate tomorrow’s.
Challenges and Opportunities with Optimal HR Decision Making and How Advanced Analytics Can Help
By James C. Sesil
Sep 23, 2013
James C. Sesil introduces his book, which explains how to dramatically improve human capital management decisions by applying advanced analytics and "Big Data" technologies and processes.
Introduction to In Line Behind a Billion People: How Scarcity Will Define China's Ascent in the Next Decade
By Damien Ma, William Adams
Sep 18, 2013
The authors introduce their book, which explains that the crucial and intersecting challenges of scarcities, both emerging and intensifying, will consume China’s custodians over the next decade.
Using Critical Thinking in a World of Accelerating Change and Intensifying Danger
By Richard Paul, Linda Elder
Sep 16, 2013
The most fundamental concept of critical thinking is simple and intuitive: All humans think. It is our nature to do so. But much of our thinking, left to itself, is biased, distorted, partial, uninformed, or down-right prejudiced. Critical thinking begins, then, when we start thinking about our thinking with a view toward improving it.
The Natural Gas Revolution: To the Brink of Innovation
By Robert W. Kolb
Sep 12, 2013
Robert W. Kolb reveals how new gas resources are transforming the global energy industry, redistributing economic and geopolitical power in stunning ways.
How to Handle Tough Questions: Agility Versus Force
By Jerry Weissman
Sep 11, 2013
How do you, a presenter, withstand an attack? Jerry Weisman explains how to use leverage, or the use of agility to counter force.
Introduction to Emerging Markets and the New International Economy
By Luciano Ciravegna, Robert Fitzgerald, Sumit Kundu
Sep 9, 2013
The authors of Operating in Emerging Markets introduce their book, which offers a comprehensive account of emerging markets that can complement more conventional material and provide a useful guide to business in emerging markets.
Introduction to Modeling Techniques in Predictive Analytics: Business Problems and Solutions with R
By Thomas W. Miller
Sep 6, 2013
Thomas W. Miller introduces his book, which addresses multiple business challenges and business cases, including segmentation, brand positioning, product choice modeling, pricing research, finance, sports, text analytics, sentiment analysis, and social network analysis.
"I Have a Dream": A 50th Year Testament to the March that Changed America
By Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Bob Adelman
Aug 26, 2013
This excerpt recounts the earliest days of American history that eventually led to the civil rights movement.
Using Digital Analytics to Create Business Value
By Judah Phillips
Aug 22, 2013
Judah Phillips introduces his book, which will help you and your business determine how to manage and succeed with digital analytics while minding the gap in analytics talent.
What Workers Want—The Big Picture
By David Sirota, Douglas Klein
Aug 14, 2013
This chapter presents what is essentially a positive view of the nature of people at work. That view is supported by the mountain of evidence the authors have gathered over many years of research, by the thinking and systematic research of others, and by the success of organizations whose policies and practices reflect such optimism.
Preface to Sustainability in Supply Chain Management Casebook: Applications in SCM
By Steven M. Leon
Aug 12, 2013
Steven M. Leon introduces his book, which looks at supply chain sustainability from the vantage point of the triple bottom line: social, environmental and financial.
Introduction to The PlayBook: An Inside Look at How to Think Like a Professional Trader
By Mike Bellafiore
Aug 8, 2013
Mike Bellafiore introduces his book, The PlayBook: An Inside Look at How to Think Like a Professional Trader. Even though trading is so very challenging, you can do it! The market doesn’t care where you went to school, who your father is or isn’t, what country club you belong to, your past stardom as a college athlete, or your IQ. But the right path to success does matter. The daily rehearsal, practice, thinking, trade talking, and review are crucial. You must embrace the mindset to improve every day, build from your strengths, and develop your PlayBook.
Introduction to Kirkpatrick's Investment and Trading Strategies: Tools and Techniques for Profitable Trend Following
By Charles D. Kirkpatrick
Aug 7, 2013
Charles D. Kirkpatrick explains the only way that the uninformed, disconnected, otherwise busy, time-limited, poorly financed, stock market outsider can still compete with the “big boys.”

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