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The Power of a Single Number: A Political History of GDP

Philipp Lepenies · Columbia University Press
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Widely used since the mid-twentieth century, GDP (gross domestic product) has become the world's most powerful statistical indicator of national development and progress. Practically all governments adhere to the idea that GDP growth is a primary economic target, and while criticism...
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Women Who Work: Rewriting the Rules for Success

Ivanka Trump · Portfolio
Pages: 243
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!Ivanka is donating the unpaid portion of her advance and all future royalties received from Women Who Work to the Ivanka M. Trump Charitable Fund, a donor advised fund that will make grants to organizations that empower and educate women and girls.* "This...
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Cost Accounting Made Simple: Cost Accounting Explained in 100 Pages or Less

Mike Piper · Simple Subjects, LLC
Pages: 122
Format: Paperback

Find all of the following, explained in plain-English: Fixed costs, variable costs, and how to use them to perform cost-volume-profit analysis for a business Product costs, period costs, and why the distinction is important Direct costs, indirect costs, and how to assign each of them to cost...
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Days of Slaughter: Inside the Fall of Freddie Mac and Why It Could Happen Again

Susan Wharton Gates · Johns Hopkins University Press
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

In September 2008, beset by mounting losses on high-risk mortgages and mortgage securities, the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation teetered on the brink of insolvency. Fearing that confidence in the housing market would collapse completely if Freddie Mac and its competitor Fannie Mae failed,...
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Investing in Your 20s and 30s For Dummies

Eric Tyson · For Dummies
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Start investing in your future now! Millennials have witnessed a miserable market during most, if not all, of their adult lives. But going forward, the opposite is more likely to be true. In order to build a retirement portfolio that is capable of covering expenses in your golden years,...
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Reset: My Fight for Inclusion and Lasting Change

ELLEN PAO · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The bold and fearless account of the discrimination case that "has blown open a conversation about the status of women" in the workplace (The New York Times) In 2015, Ellen K. Pao sued a powerhouse Silicon Valley venture capital firm, calling out workplace discrimination and retaliation...
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The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever

Michael Bungay Stanier · Box of Crayons Press
Pages: 242
Format: Print book

Coaching is an essential skill for leaders. But for most busy, overworked managers, coaching employees is done badly, or not at all. They're just too busy, and it's too hard to change. But what if managers could coach their people in 10 minutes or less? In Michael Bungay Stanier's...
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The Comeback: How Today's Moms Reenter the Workplace Successfully

Cheryl Casone · Portfolio Penguin
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Myth: "My kids will suffer if I work full time." Reality: Your kids will be fine. In fact, the example you set by going back to work may leave them better off. Myth: "No company will want me since I don't have the skills I used to have." Reality: Don't sell...
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The Big Thing: How to Complete Your Creative Project Even if You're a Lazy, Self-Doubting Procrastinator Like Me

Phyllis Korkki · Harper
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

A New York Times business journalist explains why it's important for people to pursue big creative projects, and identifies both the obstacles and the productive habits that emerge on the path to completion - including her own experience writing this book.Whether it's the Great...
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The Kim Kardashian Principle: Why Shameless Sells

Jeetendr Sehdev · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

How do social media stars attract such obsessive attention-even more than the Hollywood A-list? And what can they teach us about making our own ideas, products and services break through? The world's leading authority on celebrity branding, Jeetendr Sehdev, whom Variety calls "the...
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Hit Makers: Why Things Become Popular

Derek Thompson · Penguin Books
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

Nothing "goes viral." If you think a popular movie, song, or app came out of nowhere to become a word-of-mouth success in today's crowded media environment, you're missing the real story. Each blockbuster has a secret history - of power, influence, dark broadcasters, and passionate...
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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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Foreclosure Survival Guide, The: Keep Your House or Walk Away With Money in Your Pocket

Stephen Elias Attorney · NOLO
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

Facing foreclosure? Put together a plan. Take action. When you're in foreclosure, there's no time to waste. You need to know your options so you can do what's right for you and your family now. But things have changed since the Great Recession. The Foreclosure Survival Guide has up-to-date...
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J.K. Lasser's 1001 Deductions and Tax Breaks 2018: Your Complete Guide to Everything Deductible

Barbara Weltman · Wiley
Pages: 496
Format: Paperback

A complete list of individual tax relief opportunities J.K. Lasser's 1001 Deductions and Tax Breaks 2018 is the complete and thorough guide to reducing your tax burden. By listing every possible deduction and credit available to individual taxpayers, this book can help you achieve substantial...
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The Power of Noticing: What the Best Leaders See

Max Bazerman · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

A "must-read" (BOOKLIST ) from Harvard Business School Professor and Codirector of the Harvard Kennedy School's Center for Public Leadership: A guide to making better decisions, noticing important information in the world around you, and improving leadership skills.Imagine...
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