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The World Needs Your F*cking Ideas: How to Start a Business That ...
by Benjamin VandenWymelenber...

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English

Pages

119

Publication Date

April 29, 2019

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You have an incredible idea that you can't get out of your head. It's all you think about, day-in, day-out, but you're reluctant to share it with anyone because you're afraid you lack the experience, knowledge, or capital to put it into action. Ben VandenWymelenberg not only believes in your idea--he thinks it's essential to the survival of our planet.<br /><br />In <i>The World Needs Your F*cking Ideas</i>, Ben combines inspirational stories and irreverent humor with the straight talk and entrepreneurial wisdom you need to turn your Big Idea into reality. With his expert guidance, you can plan a clear path forward, bounce back from failures, and overcome every obstacle standing in your way, from seemingly insurmountable financial hurdles to complicated lawsuits.<br /><br />Whether it's starting a business that will solve world hunger or building a small widget to make life easier, <i>The World Needs Your F*cking Ideas</i>. And you need this book!
The Ecological Landscape Professional : Core Concepts for Integra...
by Erik Ohlsen

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English

Pages

102

Publication Date

March 10, 2019

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<h3><strong>Create a meaningful career restoring the planet. Ecological landscaping provides implementable solutions to many of the world's problems including viable new career paths for a growing regenerative economy.</strong><br /></h3><h5>This book includes FREE Online Trainings in Professional Ecological Design. Go Here to Register: https://erikohlsen.com/ecological-landscape-professional-trainings/ (Copy & Paste in your browser)<br /></h5><p><br /></p><h4><strong>Integrating the principles of permaculture with the practices of professional landscape design provides a powerful strategy to restore the planet and create a regenerative economy simultaneously. A global movement has already taken root throughout the landscape industry and standards are transforming away from old practices that pollute and destroy ecosystems toward methodologies that repair the environment. </strong></h4><p><strong></strong><strong></strong><strong></strong><br /></p><h4><strong><em>The Ecological Landscape Professional </em>outlines best practices for ecological landscape design, landscape fertility plans, ecological planting strategies, water-harvesting systems, project management, professional design processes, and building a regenerative career developing your own ecological landscape business. An ecological landscaping approach can provide implementable solutions to many of the environmental challenges and community issues that we face globally. Imagine what life would be like if your job was to design and implement regenerative landscapes, farms, and restoration projects. Imagine a career where you grow food, catch and store water, repair watersheds, build wildlife habitat, sequester carbon, build healthy soil, and transform your community. We can’t afford to wait for anyone else, we have to act now to save what’s left for future generations. Restoring our world can’t be a weekend hobby any longer as we so desperately need to scale regeneration. </strong></h4><p><strong></strong><br /></p><h4><strong>That's was this book is all about. It's here to inspire you, to educate you, and to empower you to gain the techniques and strategies necessary to have a beneficial and ecological impact on your community. The best practices inside this guide will give you tools you can use to create a livelihood regenerating the planet. It's a toolkit to change your life and the world around you.</strong></h4>
Homeless To Billionaire: The 18 Principles of Wealth Attraction A...
by , Joe Vitale

Language

English

Pages

173

Publication Date

April 06, 2019

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Create Business Legacy Adventure<br /><br />In Homeless to Billionaire, Andres Pira presents eighteen principles for attracting wealth, creating opportunity, and celebrating self-discovery. Inspired by his own massive life changes, Pira's details his business journey from telemarketer to one of Thailand's best-known billionaires. Using his mentors like Bryan Tracy, Jack Canfield, and Bob Proctor, Pira puts proven knowledge into action, innovating along the way, using his own employees and clients; through failure and success, the 18 Principles are forged. Uncanny wisdom, from this millennial adventurer turned businessman, is blended with proven research and case studies into powerful lessons.<br />"Do whatever it is you want to do in life. Be whomever you want to be. Go wherever you want to go. Have whatever it is you want to have right now," urges Pira.<br />It's part autobiography, part success workbook, and 100% life lessons. From making employees jump out of airplanes, to summiting mountain tops, Pira details how to move from fear to inspiration, competitiveness to domination, and student to mentor in business. His call to action is for readers to live their legacy every day.<br /><br />"I really enjoyed Homeless To Billionaire. It's a valuable work on wealth-creation that also reads like a thrilling adventure story. Take the time to visit the world of Andres Pira; you'll be richly rewarded for it."<br />Gay Hendricks, Ph.D.<br />Author of The Big Leap<br />hendricks.com<br /><br />"This book shares an inspiring, miraculous story that's a must read! It's packed full of Golden Nuggets and proven wealth principles to help you create your own miracle!" <br />Debbie Allen<br />International Speaker & Bestselling Author of <br />The Highly Paid Expert and Success Is EASY<br /><br />"People who want proof that your mind can create reality need to read this inspiring book. Young Andres went from homeless to billionaire. His 18 principles are brilliant. They work!"<br />Bob Proctor
Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion
by Elizabeth L. Cline

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English

Pages

267

Publication Date

June 14, 2012

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Until recently, Elizabeth Cline was a typical American consumer. She’d grown accustomed to shopping at outlet malls, discount stores like T.J. Maxx, and cheap but trendy retailers like Forever 21, Target, and H&M. She was buying a new item of clothing almost every week (the national average is sixty-four per year) but all she had to show for it was a closet and countless storage bins packed full of low-quality fads she barely wore—including the same sailor-stripe tops and fleece hoodies as a million other shoppers. When she found herself lugging home seven pairs of identical canvas flats from Kmart (a steal at $7 per pair, marked down from $15!), she realized that something was deeply wrong. <p><br />Cheap fashion has fundamentally changed the way most Americans dress. Stores ranging from discounters like Target to traditional chains like JCPenney now offer the newest trends at unprecedentedly low prices. Retailers are pro­ducing clothes at enormous volumes in order to drive prices down and profits up, and they’ve turned clothing into a disposable good. After all, we have little reason to keep wearing and repairing the clothes we already own when styles change so fast and it’s cheaper to just buy more. </p><p><br />But what are we doing with all these cheap clothes? And more important, what are they doing to us, our society, our environment, and our economic well-being? </p><p><br />In <i>Overdressed, </i>Cline sets out to uncover the true nature of the cheap fashion juggernaut, tracing the rise of budget clothing chains, the death of middle-market and independent retail­ers, and the roots of our obsession with deals and steals. She travels to cheap-chic factories in China, follows the fashion industry as it chases even lower costs into Bangladesh, and looks at the impact (both here and abroad) of America’s drastic increase in imports. She even explores how cheap fashion harms the charity thrift shops and textile recyclers where our masses of cloth­ing castoffs end up.</p><p><br />Sewing, once a life skill for American women and a pathway from poverty to the middle class for workers, is now a dead-end sweatshop job. The pressures of cheap have forced retailers to drastically reduce detail and craftsmanship, making the clothes we wear more and more uniform, basic, and low quality. Creative inde­pendent designers struggle to produce good and sustainable clothes at affordable prices.</p><p><br />Cline shows how consumers can break the buy-and-toss cycle by supporting innovative and stylish sustainable designers and retailers, refash­ioning clothes throughout their lifetimes, and mending and even making clothes themselves.</p><p><i><br />Overdressed </i>will inspire you to vote with your dollars and find a path back to being well dressed and feeling good about what you wear.</p>
Moving In Series Box Set Books 1 - 6: Supernatural Horror with Sc...
by , Scare Street

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English

Pages

823

Publication Date

October 10, 2017

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<h2><i>“Iron…and…salt,” whispers the old man. The dead old man. “Hurry or it will be too late…”</i></h2><br />In a bid to escape the stresses of city life, Brian Roy moves his family out into the country, a decision that will forever thrust him into the chilling world of ghosts…<br /><br /><i>This digital box set contains all of the six thrilling supernatural novels in this best-selling series:</i><br /><br /><b>Moving In: </b>The utopia of a peaceful country oasis is brutally shattered when Brian discovers a dead body in the woods, and his home has been infiltrated by murderous ghosts. Perhaps this wasn’t the change he was looking for, but Brian prays that he’s up to the challenge.<br /><br /><b>The Dunewalkers: </b> William Engberg moves into a house by the shore to escape his tragic past. Unfortunately, he finds a legion of unwanted guests in his new home: ghosts. Determined to beat them, he enlists the help of ghost hunter Brian Roy, who is armed with a rare journal on how to vanquish the dead. <br /><br /><b>Middlebury Sanitarium: </b> Brian Roy leads a successful ghost hunting organization called The Leonidas Group, but he may have finally met his match against the evil spirits lurking in Middlebury Sanitarium. Encountering everything from a vengeful King, to lost souls still fighting WWI, Brian and his team have their hands full. <br /><br /><b>The First Church: </b> In his latest adventure, Brian Roy will fight the ghosts of headless Japanese soldiers wreaking havoc in a New Hampshire church. They have indiscriminately murdered and maimed everyone from children to police officers, and the ghosts’ thirst for vengeance is as insatiable as their thirst for saké.<br /><br /><b>The Paupers’ Crypt:</b> Brian Roy succumbs to the stress of his job, and gives himself a break by taking up work as a superintendent at Woods Cemetery. At first, he couldn’t be happier … until dead people rear their grisly heads and grasping hands, pulling him back into his old job of ghost hunting. <br /><br /><b>The Academy: </b>Brian’s exhaustion is deeper than ever before. But when he finds out his cousin Mitchell, the principal of the Academy, is running into some ghostly trouble, he races against time to stop them. <br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><b>What reviewers are saying:</b><br /><br />★★★★★ 'Bravo. I cannot tell you how much I liked this book. Ripley is as good as King and can keep your attention!'<br /><br />★★★★★ 'Ripley tells a good, chilling ghost story. The plot moves quickly, so you will not be bored. Ripley develops his characters well, so you get to know them. You feel sorry for them and you feel their fear. Enjoy the series!'<br /><br />★★★★★ ‘Spooktacular Read. The story grabbed my imagination and wouldn't let go! Plenty of scary twists and characters kept the plot unpredictable!'<br /><br />★★★★★ 'One of the creepiest books I have read in a long time!'<br /><br />★★★★★ 'Well written and gripping. Loved it!'<br /><br />★★★★★ ' At times I was so caught up with the stories I would actually get scared. I loved this series! Very relatable characters and well written stories make this a must read!<br /><br />★★★★★ ' Adventure for the brave hearted. Wow! Really great storyline! Exciting! Truth be told I didn't read this at night. But I couldn't wait to finish this book! Suspense, horror at the academy seems so real. This author does an amazing job detailing the horrors that await on each page. All the characters come to life in vivid color.’<br /><br />★★★★★ ' Oh my gosh! I loved this series! Scary good fun. Great stories and characters. More, please.'<br /><br /><b><i>More than 10,000 copies sold and 100s of five star reviews. </i></b><br /><br /><b><i>Buy the box set and start a series you won't want to put down!</i></b><br /><br /><h2>Scroll up and grab your copy now!</h2>
The B Corp Handbook, Second Edition: How You Can Use Business as ...
by , Tiffany Jana

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English

Pages

241

Publication Date

April 23, 2019

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<span style="font-weight: bold;font-style:italic;" >“</span><span style="font-weight: bold;" >This book shows how using business as a force for good, not just pursuing short-term profits, can be better for consumers, employees, local communities, the environment, </span><span style="font-weight: bold;font-style:italic;" >and</span><span style="font-weight: bold;" > your company's long-term bottom line.”</span><span style="" ><br /></span><span style="font-weight: bold;" >—Tony Hsieh, </span><span style="font-weight: bold;font-style:italic;" >New York Times </span><span style="font-weight: bold;" >bestselling author of </span><span style="font-weight: bold;font-style:italic;" >Delivering Happiness </span><span style="font-weight: bold;" >and CEO, Zappos.com, Inc. </span><span style="" ><br /><br />B Corps are a global movement of more than 2,700 companies in 60 countries—like Patagonia, Ben & Jerry's, Kickstarter, Danone North America, and Eileen Fisher—that are using the power of business as a force for good. B Corps have been certified to have met rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. This book is the authoritative guide to the what, why, and how of B Corp certification.<br /><br />Coauthors Ryan Honeyman and Dr. Tiffany Jana spoke with the leaders of over 200 B Corps from around the world to get their insights on becoming a Certified B Corp, improving their social and environmental performance, and building a more inclusive economy. The second edition has been completely revised and updated to include a much stronger focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). These changes are important because DEI can no longer be a side conversation—it must be a core value for any company that aspires to make money and make a difference.<br /><br />While this book is framed around the B Corp movement, any company, regardless of size, industry, or location, can use the tools contained here to learn how to build a better business. As the authors vividly demonstrate, using business as a force for good can help you attract and retain the best talent, distinguish your company in a crowded market, and increase trust in your brand.</span>
The Urban Farmer: Growing Food for Profit on Leased and Borrowed ...
by Curtis Stone

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English

Pages

305

Publication Date

December 01, 2015

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<p><b> Strategies and techniques for making a living with intensive food production in small spaces </b></p><p> There are 40 million acres of lawns in North America. In their current form, these unproductive expanses of grass represent a significant financial and environmental cost. However, viewed through a different lens, they can also be seen as a tremendous source of opportunity. Access to land is a major barrier for many people who want to enter the agricultural sector, and urban and suburban yards have huge potential for would-be farmers wanting to become part of this growing movement. </p><p><em> The Urban Farmer </em> is a comprehensive, hands-on, practical manual to help you learn the techniques and business strategies you need to make a good living growing high-yield, high-value crops right in your own backyard (or someone else's). Major benefits include: </p><ul><li> Low capital investment and overhead costs </li><li> Reduced need for expensive infrastructure </li><li> Easy access to markets. </li></ul><p> Growing food in the city means that fresh crops may travel only a few blocks from field to table, making this innovative approach the next logical step in the local food movement. Based on a scalable, easily reproduced business model, <em> The Urban Farmer </em> is your complete guide to minimizing risk and maximizing profit by using intensive production in small leased or borrowed spaces. </p>
The Future of Packaging: From Linear to Circular
by Tom Szaky

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English

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Publication Date

February 05, 2019

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<span style="font-weight: bold;font-style:italic;" >Outstanding Book of the Year gold medalist and “Most Likely to Save the Planet” from the Independent Book Publisher Awards.</span><span style="font-style:italic;" ><br /></span><span style="font-weight: bold;" ><br />Tom Szaky sets out to do the impossible – eliminate all waste. This book paints a future of a “circular economy” that relies on responsible reuse and recycling to propel the world towards eradicating overconsumption and waste. </span><span style="" ><br /><br />Only 35 percent of the 240 million metric tons of waste generated in the United States alone gets recycled, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. This extraordinary collection shows how manufacturers can move from a one-way take-make-waste economy that is burying the world in waste to a circular, make-use-recycle economy. <br /><br />Steered by Tom Szaky, recycling pioneer, eco-capitalist, and founder and CEO of TerraCycle, each chapter is coauthored by an expert in his or her field. From the distinct perspectives of government leaders, consumer packaged goods companies, waste management firms, and more, the book explores current issues of production and consumption, practical steps for improving packaging and reducing waste today, and big ideas and concepts that can be carried forward.<br /><br />Intended to help every business from a small start-up to a large established consumer product company, this book serves as a source of knowledge and inspiration. The message from these pioneers is not to scale back but to innovate upward. They offer nothing less than a guide to designing ourselves out of waste and into abundance.<br /></span>
Get Big Fast and Do More Good: Start Your Business, Make It Huge,...
by , Lance Kalish

Language

English

Pages

240

Publication Date

November 05, 2013

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<i>Get Big Fast and Do More Good</i> is a guide to modern entrepreneurship and accelerated brand-building from the founders of Yes To Inc, the company behind the breakthrough natural beauty brand Yes to Carrots.<P>Ido Leffler and Lance Kalish, two 29-year-old Australians with very different back-grounds and skills, cofounded their company in 2006 with little more than a dream—and made it big. Yes to Carrots has become one of the biggest natural beauty brands in the world and is one of the fastest-growing skincare brands. Leffler and Kalish have accomplished it all while maintaining solid principles, investing in meaningful business relationships, giving back to the community, and still making it home in time for dinner. <P>The authors started their business with nothing but chutzpah and great instincts for products with potential. They’ve since made lots of great decisions and some really, really bad ones, and are ready to share their hard-won secret to success: a strong, resilient, trusting partnership coupled with a great sense of humor.
No Time to Waste: The Rise of a Regenerative Economy
by Guibert del Marmol

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English

Pages

156

Publication Date

February 08, 2017

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<b>When we open our eyes to the world, only one conclusion can be drawn: we are threatened on every side by an apocalypse.</b><br /><br />But this is an apocalypse in the primary sense of the word: a revelation. What our multiple crises reveal to us is that another world, a different world, is possible.<br />We are at the threshold of a new and crucial Renaissance. All over the world, citizens, businesses and local leaders are initiating a multitude of silent, discreet revolutions. What's at stake? A planet that is fairer, enduring, and inventive.<br /><i>No time to waste</i> proposes a new vision of humanity founded on respect, ecosystems and human dignity. In three sections devoted to food and energy self-sufficiency, the emergence of a regenerative economy and the need for education oriented toward creativity, Guibert del Marmol's work discusses technologies for the future and offers concrete solutions for getting us there. But beyond these, he warns, there has to be a leap in consciousness, both individual and collective. It is possible to combine science and conscience, offering a confident and bright future to generations to come. We have the means to do, but...there is no time to waste!<br /><br /><b>A compelling book about today's society and what we must do to move in the right direction</b><br /><br />EXCERPT<br /><br />Camus put it very nicely: our only choice today is to be a laughing pessimist or a crying optimist. The optimist thinks that everything is all right. In French director Mathieu Kassovitz’ “La Haine”, a man falls from the fifteenth floor of a building all the time reassuring himself: “So far so good”.<br />Our world is falling. It falls from a building that it built, when it hoped to strike a deal, after leaping into the void, that he had imagined filled with potential… And although the landing matters more than the void, there’s little point in relying on a golden parachute.<br /><br />ABOUT THE AUTHOR<br /><br /><b>Guibert del Marmol</b> is an economist by training and has been a director of several international companies. Today, he is an advisor, author, lecturer, and specialist in the field of the regenerative economy. He also trains leaders in the art and pratice of inspired and inspiring leadership, which combines ancient wisdom and modern technology.

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