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The Power of a Single Number: A Political History of GDP

Philipp Lepenies · Columbia University Press
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Widely used since the mid-twentieth century, GDP (gross domestic product) has become the world's most powerful statistical indicator of national development and progress. Practically all governments adhere to the idea that GDP growth is a primary economic target, and while criticism...
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No Fears, No Excuses: What You Need to Do to Have a Great Career

Larry Smith · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

A provocative new approach to discovering your true calling in life and achieving not just a good career, but a great one Over the past three decades, professor Larry Smith has become something of a "career whisperer" for his students at the University of Waterloo. Each year,...
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Your Best Health Care Now: Get Doctor Discounts, Save With Better Health Insurance, Find Affordable Prescriptions

Frank Lalli · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

Inspired by his viral New York Times article, prize-winning investigative journalist Frank Lalli details how he mastered the ins and outs of health care - and how you, too, can get the best care for your money.Frank Lalli, the former editor of Money and George magazines, has devoted his career...
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3 Kings: Diddy, Dr. Dre, Jay-Z, and Hip-Hop's Multibillion-Dollar Rise

Zack O'Malley Greenburg · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Tracing the careers of hip-hop's three most dynamic stars, this deeply reported history brilliantly examines the entrepreneurial genius of the first musician tycoons: Diddy, Dr. Dre, and Jay-ZBeing successful musicians was simply never enough for the three kings of hip-hop. Diddy, Dr. Dre,...
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Double Bind: Women on Ambition

Robin Romm · Liveright
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Breaking the last feminist taboo--once and for all.Even as toweringly successful women from Gloria Steinem to Beyoncé embrace the word "feminism," the word "ambition," for many, remains loaded with ambivalence. Women who are naturally driven and goal-oriented shy away...
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The Way of Tea and Justice: Rescuing the World's Favorite Beverage from Its Violent History

Becca Stevens · Jericho Books
Format: Hardcover

What started as an impossible dream-to build a café that employs women recovering from prostitution and addiction-is helping to fuel an astonishing movement to bring freedom and fair wages to women producers worldwide where tea and trafficking are linked by oppression and the opiate wars....
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Lifestyle Millionaire: How to Turn Your Passion into a $1,000,000 Business

Akira Iguchi · Morgan James Publishing
Pages: 190
Format: Paperback

Lifestyle Millionaire gives readers the roadmap to take their passion and turn it into a thriving business. Building and growing a company doesn't have to be hard, learn the steps to take your business to the next level while building your dream lifestyle. The success principles found...
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Every Landlord's Tax Deduction Guide

STEPHEN FISHMAN · NOLO
Pages: 528
Format: Paperback

Maximize your tax deductions Rental real estate provides more tax benefits than almost any other investment. Whether you own a ten-unit rental apartment building or rent a room in your home through Airbnb, you need to know about all the valuable deductions you are entitled to take as a landlord....
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Effective Fundraising for Nonprofits: Real-World Strategies That Work

Ilona M Bray · Nolo
Pages: 504
Format: Print book

Getting tax-exempt status for your nonprofit organization is just the first step toward succeeding in your mission -- ultimately, your nonprofit's effectiveness depends entirely on your ability to raise money. Effective Fundraising for Nonprofits will show you how. Featuring advice...
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Guide to Fashion Career Planning: Job Search, Resumes and Strategies for Success

V Ann Paulins · Fairchild Books
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Guide to Fashion Career Planning, Planning: Job Search, Résumés, and Strategies for Success, 2nd Edition, helps both students and individuals interested in entering the fashion industry prepare for successful careers - from self-assessment and goal setting all to landing the first job....
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Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job into Your Dream Career

Lauren Berger · Harperbusiness
Pages: 210
Format: Paperback

The essential book every workplace novice needs - a smart, practical, and fun guide to help them navigate the minefield of personalities, learn to work with their boss, identify priorities, and ultimately kick butt at their first job.It's a challenging time to be young and new in the workplace....
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Essential Retirement Planning for Solo Agers: A Retirement and Aging Roadmap for Single and Childless Adults

Sara Zeff Geber · Mango
Pages: 321
Format: Paperback

#1 Amazon New Release ? Over fifty, retiring and childless?Are you among the fifteen million Americans over fifty and childless? Solo aging gracefully and a happy retirement can be yours!Baby Boomers retiring: American Baby boomers are aging and fifteen million of them never had children....
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Start Your Own Hair Salon and Day Spa: Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success

Eileen Figure Sandlin · Entrepreneur Press; Third Edition edition
Format: Book

Personal care, newfound energy, and a revitalized appearance remain invaluable commodities among consumers. Learn the ins and outs of starting a successful business in one of todays hottest industries salons and day spas. From laying the groundwork and establishing yourself in the marketplace...
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Starting a Business From Home: Your Guide to Planning Your Home Start-up, Reaching a Market and Creating a Profit

Colin Barrow · Kogan Page
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

For aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners, the possibilities are limitless. The flexibility, freedom and cost-effectiveness that starting-up in the home offers means that more and more entrepreneurs are choosing this as the best location to agilely launch their business. Starting a Business...
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Reel Inequality: Hollywood Actors and Racism

Nancy Wang Yuen · Rutgers University Press
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

When the 2016 Oscar acting nominations all went to whites for the second consecutive year, #OscarsSoWhite became a trending topic. Yet these enduring racial biases afflict not only the Academy Awards, but also Hollywood as a whole. Why do actors of color, despite exhibiting talent and bankability,...
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