Billion Dollar Lessons: What You Can Learn from the Most Inexcusable Business Failures of the Last 25 Years [EPUB]
27 July 2016, 07:35
2008 | EPUB | 1.5MB
In the 1960s, IBM CEO Tom Watson called an executive into his office after his venture lost $10 million. The man assumed he was being fired. Watson told him, “Fired? Hell, I spent $10 million educating you. I just want to be sure you learned the right lessons.”
There are thousands of books about successful companies but virtually none about the lessons to be learned from those that crash and burn. Now Paul Carroll and Chunka Mui draw on research into more than 750 flameouts to reveal the seven biggest reasons for business failure.
The Mackay MBA of Selling in the Real World [EPUB]
27 July 2016, 05:51
2013 | EPUB | 2.81MB
Harvey Mackay is a legend-and now he's back with the sum total of decades of sales know-how, teaching go-getters how to make the sale and hit the numbers, day in and day out.
His advice is rooted in road-tested, real-world experiences and include new tips on the Web, LinkedIn and Facebook. As a lifelong student of the sales game, Mackay has spent decades collecting secrets, wisdom, and anecdotes. He features his Mackay Morals-life lessons such as:
- Big shots are just little shots who kept shooting.
- Helping someone up won't pull you down-and could very easily pull them to your side.
- Be like the turtle: If he didn't stick his neck out, he wouldn't get anywhere at all.
There is no one better to show you how to be a high-energy, determined, creative sales dynamo than Harvey Mackay.
Managing for People Who Hate Managing: Be a Success By Being Yourself [EPUB]
26 July 2016, 04:39
2012 | EPUB | 4.34MB
One Size Does Not Fit All!
Professional success, more often than not, means becoming a manager. Yet nobody prepared you for having to deal with messy tidbits like emotions, conflicts, and personalities—all while achieving ever-greater goals and meeting ever-looming deadlines. Not exactly what you had in mind, is it?
Don’t panic. Devora Zack has the tools to help you succeed and even thrive as a manager. Drawing on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Zack introduces two primary management styles—thinkers and feelers—and guides you in developing a management style that fits who you really are.
She takes you through a host of potentially difficult situations, showing how this new way of understanding yourself and others makes managing less of a stumble in the dark and more of a walk in the park. Her enlightening examples, helpful exercises, and lifesaving tips make this book the new go-to guide for all those managers looking to love their jobs again.