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Platform Revolution: How Networked Markets Are Transforming the Economy--And How to Make Them Work for You

Geoffrey Parker · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

A practical guide to the new economy that is transforming the way we live, work, and play.Uber. Airbnb. Amazon. Apple. PayPal. All of these companies disrupted their markets when they launched. Today they are industry leaders. What's the secret to their success?These cutting-edge businesses...
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The confidence effect : every woman's guide to the attitude that attracts success

Grace Killelea · American Management Association
Pages: 224
Format:  Print book : English

Every day, talented, hardworking women are passed over for promotions. While it's easy to blame a corporate culture that favors men, seasoned executive Grace Killelea identifies another culprit: a surprising disparity in confidence. Men are prone to overestimate their abilities, while women...
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Next Gen PhD: A Guide to Career Paths in Science

Melanie V. Sinche · Harvard University Press
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

For decades, top scientists in colleges and universities pursued a clear path to success: enroll in a prestigious graduate program, conduct research, publish papers, complete the PhD, pursue postdoctoral work. With perseverance and a bit of luck, a tenure-track professorship awaited at the end....
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Coined: The Rich Life of Money and How Its History Has Shaped Us

Kabir Sehgal · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times and Wall Street Journal Bestseller
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The Science of Growth: How Facebook Beat Friendster--and How Nine Other Startups Left the Rest in the Dust

Sean Ammirati · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

The lean entrepreneurship movement has captivated Silicon Valley and entrepreneurs across the country. It's provided an agile framework to develop the right product solution for a given target market, and is now used by almost every fledgling company to do just that.The next challenge...
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Finding Your Next Job in a Week

Peter Maskrey · Hodder & Stoughton
Format: Paperback

Written by Peter Maskrey and Geoff Ribbens, leading experts on business communication, this book quickly teaches you the insider secrets you need to know to in order to secure the role that?s right for you.The highly motivational in a week structure of the book provides seven straightforward...
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Show and Tell: How Everybody Can Make Extraordinary Presentations

Dan Roam · Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Pages: 260
Format: Hardcover

"If I tell you the truth, if I tell it with a story, and if I tell that story with pictures, I can keep you glued to your seat. Let me show you how."For the vast majority of us, giving a presentation is an extremely difficult and nerve-wracking process, whether we're in a one-on-one...
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Military-to-Civilian Success for Veterans and Their Families: The Ultimate Re-Imagining Guide for Making Smart Re-Careering, Relocation, and Retirement Decisions

Ronald L Krannich · Impact Publications
Pages: 371
Format: Print book

Each year nearly 250, 000 servicemembers and their families leave the military. While a few (10 percent) go into full-time retirement, most expect to work for at least another 10, 20, or 30 years. So, what kind of employment decisions will they make? Where will they live? When and where...
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Agency: Starting a Creative Firm in the Age of Digital Marketing

Rick Webb · Palgrave Macmillan
Format: Hardcover

As large agencies have struggled to adapt to the digital age, they have come to rely on these freelancers and specialists. These specialists have begun forming shops of their own - the new modern version of the agency. Increased marketing fragmentation and brand's need for specialists...
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Early Retirement Extreme: A Philosophical and Practical Guide to Financial Independence

Jacob Lund Fisker · CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Format: Print book

A strategic combination of smart financial choices simple living and increased self-reliance brought me financial independence at and allowed me to retire from my profession at Early Retirement Extreme shows how I did it and how anyone can formulate their own plan for financial independence...
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Thank You for Being Late: Finding a Job, Running a Country, and Keeping Your Head in an Age of Accelerations

Thomas L Friedman · Farrar
Pages: 496
Format: Print book

A field guide to the twenty-first century, written by one of its most celebrated observersIn his most ambitious work to date, Thomas L. Friedman shows that we have entered an age of dizzying acceleration--and explains how to live in it. Due to an exponential increase in computing power,...
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Naked Money: A Revealing Look at What It Is and Why It Matters

Charles Wheelan · W W Norton, 2016.
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

The best-selling Naked series tackles the weird world of money.Consider the $20 bill.It has no more value, as a simple slip of paper, than Monopoly money. Yet even children recognize that tearing one into small pieces is an act of inconceivable stupidity. What makes a $20 bill actually...
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The Intelligent REIT Investor: How to Build Wealth with Real Estate Investment Trusts

Stephanie Krewson-Kelly · Wiley
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

The go-to guide for smart REIT investing The Intelligent REIT Investor is the definitive guide to real estate investment trusts, providing a clear, concise resource for individual investors, financial planners, and analysts - anyone who prioritizes dividend income and risk management as major...
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Overcomplicated: Technology at the Limits of Comprehension

Samuel Arbesman · Penguin Books
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

The acclaimed author of The Half-Life of Facts explains the challenges of overly complex technology. On July 8th, 2015, something weird happened. The NYSE computers went down and trading was suspended for several hours. The culprit wasn't hackers or a rogue algorithm. It was just... a glitch....
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