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Treating People Well: The Extraordinary Power of Civility at Work and in Life

Lea Berman · Scribner
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A guide to personal and professional empowerment through civility and social skills, written by two White House Social Secretaries who offer an important fundamental message - everyone is important and everyone deserves to be treated well.Former White House social secretaries Lea Berman,...
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Dollars and Sense: How We Misthink Money and How to Spend Smarter

DAN ARIELY · Harper
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Blending humor and behavioral economics, the New York Times bestselling author of Predictably Irrational delves into the truly illogical world of personal finance to help people better understand why they make bad financial decisions, and gives them the knowledge they need to make better...
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Rich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!

ROBERT T KIYOSAKI · PLATA PUB
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

April 2017 marks 20 years since Robert Kiyosaki's Rich Dad Poor Dad first made waves in the Personal Finance arena.It has since become the #1 Personal Finance book of all time... translated into dozens of languages and sold around the world.Rich Dad Poor Dad is Robert's story of growing...
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Famous Works of Art?And How They Got That Way

John B Nici · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 281
Format: Paperback

In a world filled with great museums and great paintings, Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa is the reigning queen. Her portrait rules over a carefully designed salon, one that was made especially for her in a museum that may seem intended for no other purpose than to showcase her virtues....
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The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future

Chris Guillebeau · Crown Business; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

In The $100 Startup, Chris Guillebeau shows you how to lead of life of adventure, meaning and purpose - and earn a good living. Still in his early thirties, Chris is on the verge of completing a tour of every country on earth - he's already visited more than 175 nations - and yet he's...
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What Color Is Your Parachute? 2018: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers

RICHARD N BOLLES · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

With more than 10 million copies sold in 28 countries, the world's most popular job-search book is updated for 2018 and tailors Richard Bolles's long-trusted guidance with up-to-the-minute information and advice for today's job-hunters and career-changers. In today's challenging...
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J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2017: For Preparing Your 2016 Tax Return

J. K. Lasser Institute. · John Wiley & Sons
Pages: 816
Format: Print book

America's number-one all-time best-selling tax guide, with 2,500 money-saving tips J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2017 puts America's most trusted tax advice to work to help you with your 2016 tax return. Reader-friendly and easy to use, this book answers your most pressing questions to help...
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Doing Good . . . Says Who?: Stories from Volunteers, Nonprofits, Donors, and Those They Want to Help

Connie Newton · Two Harbors Press
Pages: 178
Format: Paperback

Doing Good. . . Says Who? explores the impact of good intentions from the inside. The authors conducted over 400 interviews and synthesized the lessons learned. The end result is that you are on the ground with volunteers, nonprofits, donors, and--most uniquely--the intended beneficiaries...
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A Random Walk Down Wall Street: The Time-Tested Strategy for Successful Investing

Burton G Malkiel · W W Norton, 2016.
Pages: 496
Format: Print book

The best investment guide money can buy, with over 1.5 million copies sold, now fully revised and updated. In today's daunting investment landscape, the need for Burton G. Malkiel's reassuring, authoritative, and perennially best-selling guide to investing is stronger than ever....
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Curators: Behind the Scenes of Natural History Museums

Lance Grande · The University of Chicago Press
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

Over the centuries, natural history museums have evolved from being little more than musty repositories of stuffed animals and pinned bugs, to being crucial generators of new scientific knowledge. They have also become vibrant educational centers, full of engaging exhibits that share those...
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ThriftStyle: The Ultimate Bargain Shopper's Guide to Smart Fashion

Allison Engel · Imagine
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

"A must-have guide for bargain-hunting fashionistas looking to make a statement without sabotaging their budgets. In this photo-filled, easy-to-use resource, shoppers will learn to navigate the racks of their local consignment shop, spot name brands like Versace, Dior, and Burberry,...
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Grant Writing For Dummies

Beverly A Browning · John Wiley
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

Discover enterprising ways to get grants Write compelling applications for grant funding Find budgets, sample letters and more online Find and win grant money Grant writing can be daunting, but this book gives you everything you need to get started with your application right away! This...
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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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Behemoth: A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World

JOSHUA B FREEMAN · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

A sweeping, global history of the rise of the factory and its effects on society.We live in a factory-made world: modern life is built on three centuries of advances in factory production, efficiency, and technology. But giant factories have also fueled our fears about the future since...
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Simply Electrifying: The Technology that Transformed the World, from Benjamin Franklin to Elon Musk

Craig R. Roach · BenBella Books
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Imagine your life without the internet. Without phones. Without television. Without sprawling cities. Without the freedom to continue working and playing after the sun goes down. Electricity is at the core of all modern life. It has transformed our society more than any other technology....
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