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Steam Titans: Cunard, Collins, and the Epic Battle for Commerce on the North Atlantic

William M. Fowler. · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

The story of the epic contest between shipping magnates Samuel Cunard and Edward Collins for mid-19th century control of the Atlantic. Between 1815 and the American Civil War, the greatest invention of the Industrial Revolution delivered a sea change in oceanic transportation. Steam travel...
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Build Your Dream Network: Forging Powerful Relationships in a Hyper-Connected World

Kelly Hoey · Penguin Books
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Cut through the networking noise and start building the powerful, real relationships needed to succeed in our digital world If you think of networking as schmoozing at boring cocktail parties or scrolling through LinkedIn for new contacts to add, think again. In the social media age, you need...
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The Best Things in Life are Free

Lonely Planet. · Lonely Planet Pbns
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Lonely Planet's The Best Things in Life are Free is packed full of money-saving tips, tricks and recommendations for the best-value sights and experiences around the world. From parks, museums and exercise classes that are free, to insider ideas on food and experiences offered at great...
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Written in Blood: Courage and Corruption in the Appalachian War of Extraction

Wess Harris · PM Press
Pages: 252
Format: Paperback

Featuring Appalachia's leading scholars and activists, Written in Blood offers an accurate and uncensored understanding of coal mining history. Combining new revelations from the past with sketches of a sane path forward, this collection considers our past, present, and future. Sociologist...
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The Enlightened Capitalists: Cautionary Tales of Business Pioneers Who Tried to Do Well by Doing Good

James O'Toole · HarperBusiness
Pages: 592
Format: Hardcover

An expert on ethical leadership analyzes the complicated history of business people who tried to marry the pursuit of profits with virtuous organizational practices - from British industrialist Robert Owen to American retailer John Cash Penney and jeans maker Levi Strauss to such modern-day...
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Index Revolution: Why Investors Should Join It Now

Charles D Ellis · John Wiley & Sons
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

The evidence-based approach to a more worthwhile portfolio The Index Revolution argues that active investing is a loser's game, and that a passive approach is more profitable in today's market. By adjusting your portfolio asset weights to match a performance index, you consistently...
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Avid Reader: A Life

Robert Gottlieb · Farrar
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

A spirited and revealing memoir by the most celebrated editor of his timeAfter editing The Columbia Review, staging plays at Cambridge, and a stint in the greeting-card department of Macy's, Robert Gottlieb stumbled into a job at Simon and Schuster. By the time he left to run Alfred A. Knopf...
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The Content Planner: A Complete Guide to Organize and Share Your Ideas Online

Angela Crocker · Self-Counsel Press
Pages: 164
Format: Print book

The Content Planner helps business writers plan, create and publish content to a website. Readers know the importance of publishing frequent, unique content to their blog but they struggle to take action. Some are overwhelmed at the prospect of brainstorming topics to write about let alone...
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Find a Federal Job Fast ! How to Cut the Red Tape and Get Hired

Ronald L Krannich · Impact Publications
Pages: 196
Format: Paperback

Book by Ronald L. Krannich, Ph.D., Caryl Rae Krannich, Ph.D.
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Working Americans, 1898-2016: African Americans

Scott Derks · Grey House Pub.
Format: Print book

A look at what kind of work Americans did, the homes they lived in, the goods they bought, the entertainment they sought, and the society and history that shaped their world ...
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The Last Safe Investment: Spending Now to Increase Your True Wealth Forever

Michael Ellsberg · Portfolio
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Myth: If you save for decades and invest in 401(k) s, IRAs, and a home, these investments will grow steadily, allowing twenty to thirty years of secure, peaceful retirement. Reality: Though this might have been true at some point in the last century, it is not true any longer. If you want...
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Straight Talk for Startups: 100 Insider Rules for Beating the Odds--From Mastering the Fundamentals to Selecting Investors, Fundraising, Managing Boards, and Achieving Liquidity

Randy Komisar · HarperBusiness
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

"Straight Talk for Startups memorializes age-old best practices and empowers both experienced and new investment professionals to beat the odds." - David Krane, CEO, Google Ventures"Straight Talk for Startups is filled with real, raw, and fact-based 'rules of the road'...
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A Fine Mess: A Global Quest for a Simpler, Fairer, and More Efficient Tax System

T R REID · PENGUIN Books
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Bestselling author T. R. Reid voyages around the world to solve the urgent problem of America's failing tax code, unraveling a complex topic in plain English and telling a rollicking story along the way.The U.S. tax code is a total write-off. Overstuffed with loopholes and special interest...
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eBay For Dummies

Marsha Collier · For Dummies
Pages: 408
Format: Print book

Your must-have guide to buying and selling on eBay Over 160 million buyers can't be wrong! That's how many people are buying on eBay, and that number only continues to grow. If you're an eBay beginner looking to find bargains or make money by selling, look no further than eBay For Dummies....
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A Man for All Markets: From Las Vegas to Wall Street, How I Beat the Dealer and the Market

Edward O Thorp · Random House
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

The incredible true story of the card-counting mathematics professor who taught the world how to beat the dealer and, as the first of the great quantitative investors, ushered in a revolution on Wall Street. A child of the Great Depression, legendary mathematician Edward O. Thorp invented...
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