101 Things I Learned in Law School [EPUB]

101 Things I Learned in Law School [EPUB]
101 Things I Learned in Law School (101 Things I Learned) by Vibeke Norgaard Martin, Matthew Frederick
2019 | EPUB | ISBN: 1524762024 | 39.96MB

A provocative, accessible, and cleverly illustrated guide to legal principles and practice, by a law instructor and internationally experienced attorney

This might be the most useful book law students ever read. Not because it contains the details of case law, but because it teaches them how to think like a lawyer. From the fundamentals of effective argument to the principles, structures, and assumptions underlying our legal system, 101 Things I Learned in Law School makes the impenetrable clear and the complex understandable.

Illustrated lessons summarize landmark cases and illuminate a fascinating range of questions, including:

  • What is the difference between honesty and truthfulness?
  • Why is circumstantial evidence often better than direct evidence?
  • How does one find the proper sources to substantiate a legal argument?
  • Why do states deliberately pass unconstitutional laws?
  • How can testimony from a hostile witness be helpful?

Written by an internationally experienced attorney and law instructor, 101 Things I Learned in Law School is a concise, highly readable resource for law students, graduates, professionals, and anyone else fascinated—or confused—by our legal system.

Blockchain for Everyone: How I Learned the Secrets of the New Millionaire Class (And You Can, Too) [EPUB]

Blockchain for Everyone: How I Learned the Secrets of the New Millionaire Class (And You Can, Too) [EPUB]
Blockchain for Everyone: How I Learned the Secrets of the New Millionaire Class (And You Can, Too) by John Hargrave
2019 | EPUB | ISBN: 1982113545 | 19.48MB

From the author of Mind Hacking and founder of Bitcoin Market Journal comes the first book to explain the money-making secrets behind bitcoin and blockchain in a user-friendly format.

When John Hargrave first invested in cryptocurrency, the price of a single bitcoin was about $125; a few years later, that same bitcoin was worth $20,000. He wasn't alone: this flood of new money is like the early days of the Internet, creating a new breed of "blockchain billionaires."

Sir John has unlocked their secrets.

In Blockchain for Everyone, Sir John reveals the formula for investing in bitcoin and blockchain, using real-life stories, easy-to-understand examples, and a healthy helping of humor. Packed with illustrations, Blockchain for Everyone explains how (and when) to buy bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, and other blockchain assets, with step-by-step instructions.

Blockchain for Everyone is the first blockchain investing book written for the layperson: a guide that helps everyone understand how to build wealth wisely. It's the new investing manifesto!

Career Conversations: How to Get the Best from Your Talent Pool [EPUB]

Career Conversations: How to Get the Best from Your Talent Pool [EPUB]
Career Conversations: How to Get the Best from Your Talent Pool by Greg Smith
2019 | EPUB | ISBN: 0730371999 | 1.11 MB

Retain your talent with a proactive approach to employee development, one conversation at a time

When employees are happy at work, the energy and creativity they possess is virtually limitless. But many leaders are ill-equipped to discuss and gauge the career satisfaction of their employees, and risk losing their talent to their competitors. Career Conversations is your guide to developing the skills needed for effective career discussions with your staff, providing step-by-step instructions on how to incorporate this capability into your leadership routine.

It has never been easier for employees to seek other job opportunities. Search firms and online platforms such as LinkedIn make the danger of the competition poaching your best employees all too real. To take active, dynamic and genuine interest in their employee’s career satisfaction and development, leaders require the skills and knowledge to have ongoing career conversations.

Packed full of case studies, practical exercises and key insights, career development expert Greg Smith explains how leaders can guide their employees to achieve career satisfaction by taking an active, dynamic and ongoing interest in their development.

  • engage with employees on career aspirations
  • listen critically and build trust
  • help employees reinvent themselves for the future of work
  • gain self-insight and become a more effective leader
  • empathise and respond to your staff’s needs.

Career Conversations is a must-read for current and aspiring organisational leaders, Human Resource directors, HR practitioners, senior executives, supervisors, managers and business owners. This book will help you guide your employees through their careers and, in turn, help your company thrive.

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