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The International Bank of Bob: Connecting Our Worlds One $25 Kiva Loan at a Time

Bob Harris · Walker & Company
Format: Print book

Hired to review some of the most luxurious accommodations on Earth, and then inspired by a chance encounter in Dubai with the impoverished workers whose backbreaking jobs create such opulence, Bob Harris had an epiphany: he would turn his own good fortune into an effort to make lives like...
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The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century

KIRK WALLACE JOHNSON · Viking
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A rollicking true-crime adventure and a thought-provoking exploration of the human drive to possess natural beauty for readers of The Stranger in the Woods, The Lost City of Z, and The Orchid Thief.On a cool June evening in 2009, after performing a concert at London's Royal Academy of Music,...
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The New Rules of Marketing & PR: How to Use Social Media, Online Video, Mobile Applications, Blogs, News Releases, and Viral Marketing to Reach Buyers Directly

David Meerman Scott · Wiley
Pages: 480
Format: Paperback

The most updated edition yet of the benchmark guide to marketing and PR, with the latest social media, marketing, and sales trends, tools, and real-world examples of success This is the fifth edition of the pioneering guide to the future of marketing. The New Rules of Marketing & PR is an international...
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Return on Relationship

Kathryn Rose · Tate Publishing & Enterprises
Pages: 136
Format: Paperback

In the connection economy, trust and relationships are the new currency. It's not a soft thing you do in your spare time, it's the heart and soul of your business.--Seth Godin, Author of TribesSocial Media drives engagement, engagement drives loyalty, and loyalty correlates directly...
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The Disney Way, 3E: Harnessing the Management Secrets of Disney in Your Company

Bill Capodagli · Mcgraw-Hill Education, 2016.
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

"Dream, Believe, Dare, Do . . ." Though four simple words, this carefully crafted credo lies at the heart of Walt Disney's enviable empire and has led The Walt Disney Company to prosperity for decades. As foremost experts on Disney, authors Bill Capodagli and Lynn Jackson...
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Cotton: The Fabric that Made the Modern World

Giorgio Riello · Cambridge University Press
Pages: 434
Format: Hardcover

Today's world textile and garment trade is valued at a staggering $425 billion. We are told that under the pressure of increasing globalisation, it is India and China that are the new world manufacturing powerhouses. However, this is not a new phenomenon: until the industrial revolution,...
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The Boom: How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World

Russell Gold · Simon & Schuster; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

"Fracking has vociferous critics and fervent defenders, but the debate between these camps has obscured the actual story: Fracking has become a fixture of the American landscape and the global economy. It has upended the business models of energy companies around the globe, and it has started...
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Off the Clock: Feel Less Busy While Getting More Done

Laura Vanderkam · Portfolio
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Learn to savor life's best moments--no matter how busy you are--through mindset shifts that alter your perception of time.Laura Vanderkam, the acclaimed author of What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast, isn't like other time-management gurus. She's not trying to shave off 30 seconds...
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Energy: A Human History

RICHARD RHODES · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning author Richard Rhodes reveals the fascinating history behind energy transitions over time - wood to coal to oil to electricity and beyond.People have lived and died, businesses have prospered and failed, and nations have risen to world power...
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Nonprofit Meetings, Minutes & Records: How to Run Your Nonprofit Corporation So You Don't Run Into Trouble

Anthony Mancuso · NOLO
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

Nonprofit? Stay out of IRS trouble with the ultimate corporate housekeeping tool! Nearly 1.5 million nonprofit organizations are busy preserving historic sites, saving libraries, helping the homeless, greening our cities--and so much more. Yet, while some have sophisticated record-keeping...
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Without Their Permission: How the 21st Century Will Be Made, Not Managed

Alexis Ohanian · Business Plus
Format: Hardcover

A WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER As Alexis Ohanian learned when he helped to co-found the immensely popular reddit.com, the internet is the most powerful and democratic tool for disseminating information in human history. And when that power is harnessed to create new communities, technologies,...
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Measure What Matters: How Google, Bono, and the Gates Foundation Rock the World with OKRs

John Doerr · Portfolio
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Instant New York Times BestsellerLegendary venture capitalist John Doerr reveals how the goal-setting system of Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) has helped tech giants from Intel to Google achieve explosive growth - and how it can help any organization thrive. In the fall of 1999,...
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How to Love Your Retirement: The Guide to the Best of Your Life

Barbara Waxman · Hundreds of Heads Books; Second Edition edition
Format: Paperback

Retirment years can be full of fun and interesting times if properly prepared for, and How to Love Your Retirement is packed with helpful, entertaining stories and lots of real-life advice from hundreds of retirees who are making the most of their golden years. These inspirational, funny,...
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Blue Ocean Shift: Beyond Competing - Proven Steps to Inspire Confidence and Seize New Growth

W. Chan Kim · Hachette Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

BLUE OCEAN SHIFT is the essential follow up to Blue Ocean Strategy, the classic and 3.6 million copy global bestseller by world-renowned professors Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne. Drawing on more than a decade of new work, Kim and Mauborgne show you how to move beyond competing, inspire...
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Roger Ailes: Off Camera

Zev Chafets · Sentinel HC; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

When youve got Roger Ailes on your side you do not loseRush Limbaugh Roger Ailes is the quintessential man behind the curtain He more or less invented modern political consulting and helped Richard Nixon Ronald Reagan and George H W Bush win their races for the White House Then he reinvented...
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