Retire Early? Make the SMART Choices
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Retire Early? Make the SMART Choices

Marketing executive Silbiger sets out to provide information on retirement choices that he contends is not available elsewhere. Many Americans do not understand the changes and choices surrounding early retirement; hence, the author answers questions and highlights errors in decision making that could cost singles $100,000 and even more for married couples. With case studies, charts, and worksheets, he provides a road map for electin...

Beyond Training and Development: The Groundbreaking Classic on Human Performance Enhancement
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Beyond Training and Development

Beyond Training and Development is an action manual for anyone who wants to revitalize or revolutionize the training function in their organization. Now in a fully updated second edition, this essential book incorporates the latest thinking about what it takes to turn a training function into a performance improvement driver. Featuring thorough case studies and the eye-opening results of a previously unpublished survey on human perfo...

The Hidden Jury: And Other Secret Tactics Lawyers Use to Win
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The Hidden Jury: And Other Secret Tactics Lawyers Use to Win

"The Hidden Jury couldn't be more timely or more urgently needed."--from the introduction by Johnnie Cochran Why do guilty defendants go free? Why do juries award huge sums for ridiculous lawsuits? Who really controls the verdict of a trial? The most powerful people in today's jury trials aren't lawyers, judges, plaintiffs or defendants. Their names don't even appear on the court record. Yet their presence and opinions shape the way ...

Bail Yourself Out: How You Can Emerge Strong from the World Crisis
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Bail Yourself Out

"Bail Yourself Out" describes how our current global situation is rooted in the evolution of the entire universe. This book explains, in simple terms, that our world functions through the interaction of two universal forces: giving and receiving. Nature is in perfect balance with these forces while Humanity is not, and it shows how this imbalance has created the entire disharmony in our world. "Bail Yourself Out" illustrates how to b...

Unlocking Creativity : How to Solve Any Problem and Make the Best Decisions by Shifting Creative Mindsets
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Unlocking Creativity

“We have perplexing problems to solve in education, healthcare, and poverty.” Michael Roberto makes a compelling argument for the dire need for creativity in his latest book. In it, he explores the six organizational mindsets that must be reshaped for individuals to accomplish their creative potential. These include: ● The Linear Mindset ● The Benchmarking Mindset ● The Prediction Mindset ● The Structural Mindset ● The Focus Mindset ...

Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise
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Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise

Sometimes you read a book and it feels like such an affirming and validating experience that every page leaves you with a sense of awe. For me, that was this book. Have you ever given up on something because you don't have the knack for it? Have you ever decided not to bother even trying something because you just don't have the talent? Yeah, so have I. The thing is, as this book shows, that's all a load of crap. No, really. In clear...

Playfully Inappropriate: The Fun Way To Write Comedy
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Playfully Inappropriate: The Fun Way To Write Comedy

This book blew my mind as a comedian with some one year of experience. I had taken a course with the author before, and reading his book really got me writing again. It analyzes how the material of well-known comedians you can find on Netflix or Youtube works, and guides you through strategies to create your material, and how to find whats funny on thoughts or observations that you have, how to draw a premise from it, a punchline, an...

Maintenance Management and Regulatory Compliance Strategies
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Maintenance Management and Regulatory Compliance Strategies

Written by a recognized expert in the industry, Maintenance Management and Regulatory Compliance Strategies is a unique reference designed to create an awareness as to how important an effective maintenance management strategy is to supporting the regulatory requirements faced by each company today. It highlights the regulatory agencies and their requirements in the context of how they impact the maintenance management function withi...

Science Readers - Life Science: George Washington Carver: Agriculture Pioneer
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George Washington Carver (Science Readers)

George Washington Carver was a skilled botanist who became famous for his work with peanuts and other plants. Readers will discover the captivating life of this incredible scientist in this engaging scientific biography. Using colorful photos and graphs, children will learn why Carver was known as "The Plant Doctor" as a child and how his work with peanuts, sweet potatoes, and pecans helped change the way people used plants! The help...

For the Win: How Game Thinking Can Revolutionize Your Business
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For the Win: How Game Thinking Can Revolutionize Your Business

“Here's a conversion worthy of a Transformers movie: Take buttoned-down, MBA-toting business professionals and turn them into video game designers. That's the goal of a new book about Gamification, changing behavior of employees and customers by appealing to their sense of fun and their competitive instinct, video game style. The co-author of For the Win: How Game Thinking Can Revolutionize Your Business is Dan Hunter, who runs New Y...