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Down and Out in the New Economy: How People Find (or Don't Find) Work Today

Ilana Gershon · University Of Chicago Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Finding a job used to be simple. You'd show up at an office and ask for an application. A friend would mention a job in their department. Or you'd see an ad in a newspaper and send in your cover letter. Maybe you'd call the company a week later to check in, but the basic approach was easy....
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How to Be an Artist Without Losing Your Mind, Your Shirt, Or Your Creative Compass: A Practical Guide

JoAnneh Nagler · The Countryman Press
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Be true to your artistic self -- but don't quit your day job.Whether you're a new graduate, considering a job change, or a creative type who isn't finding time to pursue your passions, don't fall for this line: "Do what you love and the money will follow." The world...
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Breaking Rockefeller: The Incredible Story of the Ambitious Rivals Who Toppled an Oil Empire

Peter B Doran · Viking
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

The incredible tale of how ambitious oil rivals Marcus Samuel, Jr., and Henri Deterding joined forces to topple the Standard Oil empire Marcus Samuel, Jr., is an unorthodox Jewish merchant trader. Henri Deterding is a take-no-prisoners oilman. In 1889, John D. Rockefeller is at the peak...
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Whiplash: How to Survive Our Faster Future

Joi Ito · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 318
Format: Print book

Today, not only is everything digital getting faster, cheaper, and smaller at an exponential rate, we also have the Internet. When these two revolutions-one in technology and the other in communications-joined, an explosive force was unleaded that changed the very nature of innovation....
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The Road to Reinvention: How to Drive Disruption and Accelerate Transformation

Josh Linkner · Jossey-Bass; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Companies, communities, and individuals fall for many reasons, but one of the most common—and easily avoidable—is the failure to reinvent. When people and organizations rest on prior successes rather than driving purposeful transformation, they discover too late that they have lost...
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How to Get Money for College 2017

Peterson's · Peterson Nelnet Co
Pages: 944
Format: Print book

How to Get Money for College is a great resource for students looking to supplement their federal financial aid package with aid from colleges and universities. This comprehensive directory points you to complete and accurate information on need-based and non-need gift aid, loans, work-study,...
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50 Races to Run Before You Die

Tobias Mews · Aurum Press Ltd
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

50 Races to Run Before You Die is the essential guide to fifty of the best foot-races across the globe.Tobias Mews, runner and author, has tried, tested and completed each race, to give first-hand accounts of the challgenges, highlihgts and insider tips on what to expect.From iconic half...
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Messy: The Power of Disorder to Transform Our Lives

Tim Harford · Riverhead Books
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

From the award-winning columnist and author of the national bestseller The Undercover Economist comes a provocative big idea book about the genuine benefits of being messy: at home, at work, in the classroom, and beyond.Messy: The Power of Disorder to Transform Our Lives celebrates the benefits...
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Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy

Cathy O'Neil · Crown
Pages: 259
Format: Print book

"A former Wall Street quantitative analyst sounds an alarm on mathematical modeling, a pervasive new force in society that threatens to undermine democracy and widen inequality,"--NoveList."We live in the age of the algorithm. Increasingly, the decisions that affect our lives--...
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The Mushin Way to Peak Performance: The Path to Productivity, Balance, and Success

Michael Veltri · Wiley
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Follow your own nature to achieve clarity, power, and success The Mushin Way teaches tools and techniques to help you reach peak performance and transform your business and personal life. Regardless of what we want to achieve in business or in life, transformation can be difficult and we tend...
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Stock Investing For Dummies

Paul Mladjenovic · John Wiley & Sons
Pages: 358
Format: Print book

Grow your stock investments in today's changing environment Updated with new and revised material to reflect the current market, this new edition of Stock Investing For Dummies gives you proven strategies for selecting and managing profitable investments. no matter what the conditions....
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Drop the Ball: Achieving More by Doing Less

Tiffany Dufu · Flatiron Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A bold and inspiring memoir and manifesto from a renowned voice in the women's leadership movement who shows women how to cultivate the single skill they really need in order to thrive: the ability to let go.Once the poster girl for doing it all, after she had her first child, Tiffany Dufu...
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The Homeowner's Guide to for Sale by Owner: Everything You Need to Know to Sell Your Home Yourself and Save Thousands

Jackie Bondanza · Atlantic Publishing Group Inc.
Format: Print book

American homeowners have seen real estate landscape change in recent years. The market seems gloomy now, but for sale by owner (FSBO) properties are booming with more people eager to cut out the commission of real estate agent. And with most U.S. cities having buyer's markets, you have...
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The Stress Test: How Pressure Can Make You Stronger and Sharper

Ian Robertson · Bloomsbury
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Why is it that some people react to seemingly trivial emotional upsets--like failing an unimportant exam or tackling a difficult project at work--with distress, while others power through life-changing tragedies showing barely any emotional upset whatsoever? How do some people shine brilliantly...
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Contracts : the essential business desk reference

Richard Stim · Nolo
Format: Print book

Understand virtually any contract and sign on the dotted line with confidence. This is the first book to explain contract terms in language for the layperson. This indispensable A to Z guide covers: definitions of over 300 common terms found in contracts how to decipher the language...
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