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The Last Chance Lawyer (Daniel Pike Series Book 1)
by William Bernhardt

Language

English

Pages

482

Publication Date

March 19, 2019

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<b>Getting his client off death row could save his career… or make him the next victim.</b><br /><br />Daniel Pike would rather fight for justice than follow the rules. His unique ability to "connect the dots," to observe what others do not, has made him the most notorious criminal lawyer in St. Petersburg. But when his courtroom career goes up in smoke, he fears his lifelong purpose is a lost cause. A mysterious job offer from a secretive boss gives him a second chance but lands him an impossible case with multiple lives at stake…<br /><br />To protect a young orphan from a horrifying fate, Pike must save the girl's guardian from a charge of first-degree murder. Dan uses every trick he knows in a high-stakes trial filled with unexpected revelations and breathtaking surprises as he uncovers a trail of deceit from Florida to El Salvador. When blood-soaked threats arrive, Dan realizes that winning the case might be a death sentence for him—and everyone he hoped to protect.<br /><br />Can Pike protect the girl and get the charges dropped before his race for the truth proves fatal?<br /><br /><i>The Last Chance Lawyer</i> is a gripping legal thriller. If you like courtroom suspense, page-turning plot twists, and rebel attorneys, then you’ll love William Bernhardt’s riveting drama.
The Mueller Report
by Robert S. Mueller

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English

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Publication Date

June 19, 2019

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In the future, "The Mueller Report" may be judged as the most important document of our time. And no matter where you reside on the American political spectrum, you will probably agree that it will have far-reaching implications for the balance of power among the three coequal branches of government that create, administer, and apply the laws of our republic.<br /><br />"From the moment [the report] was published, two separate news universes took shape. In one, the special counsel’s report was presented as a smoking-gun chronicle of high crimes and misdemeanours. In the other, it was heralded as a credibility-shredding blow to the president’s opponents."—The Atlantic
The Mueller Report: Report on the Investigation into Russian Inte...
by Robert S Mueller

Language

English

Pages

716

Publication Date

May 31, 2019

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The wait for The Mueller Report is over. This strikingly designed edition has been prepared by expert typographers – allowing for an optimised, immersive reading experience. <br /><br />"From the moment [the report] was published, two separate news universes took shape. In one, the special counsel's report was presented as a smoking-gun chronicle of high crimes and misdemeanours. In the other, it was heralded as a credibility-shredding blow to the president's opponents."—The Atlantic<br /><br />Make up your own mind. The Mueller Report is a must read political blockbuster.
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
Speak With No Fear: Go from a nervous, nauseated, and sweaty spea...
by Mike Acker

Language

English

Pages

118

Publication Date

May 22, 2019

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<p><strong>Only $2.99 until Tuesday June 25th!</strong></p><hr><p>When you think of <strong>public speaking</strong>, do you get nervous, <strong>anxious</strong>, or even sweaty? </p><p>Would you prefer never to give a presentation? <br /></p><p>Do you want to gain <strong>confidence</strong> in your communication and beyond?</p><p><br /></p><p><strong>This book can help you. </strong>You don’t have to be afraid any longer. You don’t have to let communication anxiety keep you from your goals.</p><p>Through this book <strong>you will learn 7 strategies</strong> you can begin today. These strategies will give you a new perspective, they will prepare you, and they will give you actions to practice. As you implement these strategies, your fear will begin to fade. </p><p>It can easily seem like everyone is a gifted speaker when you watch TED talks or compare yourself to skilled co-workers giving presentations. Don't get caught up in the costly comparison trap. Instead, take action to improve <em>your</em> ability and to overcome <em>your</em> fear.</p><p>If you struggle in speaking, then first realize that you are not alone. Public speaking is the #1 fear in America. <strong>You are not alone.</strong></p><p>Millions of people are terrified at the prospect of going up on stage and addressing a crowd even more than they’re afraid of death. And yet, it’s an unavoidable experience if you want to succeed in this world. Maybe it’s a business presentation for your career path, a speech in school, or a toast at your best friend’s wedding. Fear of speaking grips you. But it doesn’t have to. Not anymore. </p><p>Full of relatable anecdotes, executable tips, and plenty of laugh-out-loud moments, this book promises to teach you 7 proven strategies to help you find your inner presenter. <strong>Don’t wait any longer.</strong> Today is the day you take charge of your anxiety, calm your nerves, and – most importantly – speak with no fear.</p><hr><p><em>Some encouragement from author and communications coach, Mike Acker:</em></p><hr><p><br /></p><p><strong>Where you are is not where you have to be.</strong></p><p>This sentence is included in my introduction. Do you believe it? Do you believe in yourself? At least some part of you does. Otherwise you wouldn’t be here! Let’s build on this belief. Take a moment and whisper the immortal words from the classic story, The Little Engine That Could, “I think I can. I think I can. I think I can.”</p><p>Are you struggling? Do you find yourself dwelling on negative thoughts? “It’s not going to work for me.” “I’m just not a good speaker.” “I’m an introvert. I just can’t.” “I’ve tried in the past, and it didn’t work.”</p><p>If you are struggling to believe, will you begin to suspend disbelief? </p><p>I encourage you to read this book as a believer, not as a skeptic. Education will often teach you to think critically. Keep that mindset for work and academics. When it comes to your improving your communication you need to read this receptively. Trade in any negativity for positivity. Think well of yourself. Believe in yourself. Then invest in yourself by applying this book.</p><p>Act on these strategies and set yourself up for success in speaking, in your career, and in your life:</p><p><br /></p><p><strong>THE SEVEN STRATEGIES <br /></strong>1.    Uncover & Clean the Wound<br />2.    Imagine the Worst<br />3.    You Be You <br />4.    Speak to One<br />5.    It’s Not About You<br />6.    Channel The Power<br />7.    Be in the Moment</p><hr><p><strong>ADVANCE, Coaching and Consulting</strong><br /></p><p><strong></strong>http://www.stepstoadvance.com</p><p><br /></p><p><strong>THE PUBLIC SPEAKING SCHOOL</strong><br /></p><p><strong></strong>http://thepublicspeaking.school</p>
The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Corporate America, Four...
by , Warren E. Buffett

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English

Pages

318

Publication Date

November 01, 2015

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<p>The year 2015 marks the fiftieth anniversary of Berkshire Hathaway under Warren Buffett’s leadership, a milestone worth commemorating. The tenure sets a record for chief executive not only in duration but in value creation and philosophizing. The fourth edition of <em>The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Corporate America</em> celebrates its twentieth anniversary. As the book Buffett autographs most, its popularity and longevity attest to the widespread appetite for this unique compilation of Buffett’s thoughts that is at once comprehensive, non-repetitive, and digestible. New and experienced readers alike will gain an invaluable informal education by perusing this classic arrangement of Warren’s best writings. </p><br /><p>The fourth edition’s new material includes: </p><br /><ul><br /> <li>Warren’s 50th anniversary retrospective, in what Bill Gates called Warren’s best letter ever, on conglomerates and Berkshire’s future without Buffett;</li><br /> <li>Charlie Munger’s 50th anniversary essay on “The Berkshire System”;</li><br /> <li>Warren’s definitive defense of Berkshire’s no-dividend practice; and</li><br /> <li>Warren’s best advice on investing, whether in apartments, farms, or businesses.</li><br /></ul><br /><br /><p>“Larry Cunningham has done a great job at collating our philosophy.” — Warren Buffett</p><br /><p>"Larry Cunningham takes Buffett's brilliant letters to a still-higher level by organizing them into single-subject chapters. The book begins, moreover, with an excellent introduction by Larry.” — Carol Loomis</p><br /><p>“This is a very important book. I recommend it to everyone who is interested in learning about investing, corporate governance, and business judgement.” — <em>Bill Ackman</em></p><br /><p>“The book on Buffett—a superb job.” — <em>Forbes</em></p><br /><p>“Extraordinary—full of wisdom, humor, and common sense.” — <em>Money</em></p><br /><p>“A classic on value investing and the definitive source on Buffett.” — <em>Financial Times</em></p><br /><p>“Cunningham has done a truly commendable job distilling and organizing the essence of Buffett's letter to Berkshire shareholders...While the essays reviewed in the latest edition of this volume range across a broad assortment of topics, for most readers the most valuable part of this book will be Buffett's lessons and insights on investing. It is extraordinarily rewarding to be able to survey the accumulated wisdom of one of the world's most successful investors.” — <em>Kevin M. LaCroix, The D&O Diary</em></p>
Swipe to Unlock: The Primer on Technology and Business Strategy
by , Neel Mehta

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English

Pages

345

Publication Date

September 19, 2017

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<b>Authored by 3 Product Managers at Google, Facebook, and Microsoft, </b><i>Swipe to Unlock</i> is a comprehensive guide on the must-know concepts of technology and business strategy. <b>It is a must-read for anyone pursuing product management, design, marketing, consulting or business strategy roles in the tech industry.</b><br /><br />***Swipe to Unlock was updated in 2019 to <b>include over 40 pages of new content</b> to cover the latest developments in the world of tech.***<b> We highly recommend buying our book directly from Amazon rather than a third-party seller as it's the only way to ensure you get the latest version.</b><br /><br />This <b>#1 Amazon Business Bestseller won a medal </b>from the <b>North American Book Awards</b> and has been featured in <b>The Wall Street Journal</b>, <b>Forbes</b>, and <b>Business Insider. </b><i>Swipe to Unlock</i> was touted as <b>"our generation's Rosetta Stone for enabling anyone to peer into the technology changing everyday life"</b> by Jeremy Schifeling.<br /><ul><li>How does Spotify determine what songs to recommend to you?</li><li>How did KaiOS become the third largest mobile operating system in just two years since launching?</li><li>Why does Amazon offer free shipping with Prime if it loses them money?</li><li>How did a single typo take down 20% of the internet?</li><li>Why did Microsoft acquire LinkedIn?</li></ul>By answering real-world questions like this, <b><i>Swipe to Unlock</i> gives you a peek under the hood of the technology you use every day, decodes tech's biggest buzzwords, and shows you how technology is changing the society we live in for better or for worse.</b><br /><br /><b>Topics Covered: </b>Software Development, Business Models & Strategies, Economics, Hacking & Security, Hardware & Robots, The Internet, Cloud Computing, Big Data, Technology Policy, Emerging Markets, Future Trends, and much more!<br /><br /><b>Featured Companies: </b>Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon, Apple, Spotify, Uber, WeChat, Yelp, Tinder, Washington Post, Grab, Toyota, GoJek, Samsung, Salesforce, M-Pesa, Quora, KaiOS, Twitter, Tesla, ByteDance, Airbnb, Robinhood, Adobe, Alibaba, Netflix, Paytm, Target, and many more!<br /><br /><b>Unlock the answers you need to ace your tech interviews or become a better-educated digital citizen. Buy Swipe to Unlock today to understand why it's a Top Gifted Book of 2018!</b><br />
50 Masterpieces you have to read before you die Vol: 1
by , Victor Hugo

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English

Pages

12348

Publication Date

June 16, 2019

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This 1st volume contains the following 50 works, arranged alphabetically by authors’ last names:<br /><br />Alcott, Louisa May: Little Women<br />Austen, Jane: Pride and Prejudice<br />Austen, Jane: Emma<br />Balzac, Honoré de: Father Goriot<br />Barbusse, Henri: The Inferno<br />Brontë, Anne: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall<br />Brontë, Charlotte: Jane Eyre<br />Brontë, Emily: Wuthering Heights<br />Burroughs, Edgar Rice: Tarzan of the Apes<br />Butler, Samuel: The Way of All Flesh<br />Carroll, Lewis: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland<br />Cather, Willa: My Ántonia<br />Cervantes, Miguel de: Don Quixote<br />Chopin, Kate: The Awakening<br />Cleland, John: Fanny Hill<br />Collins, Wilkie: The Moonstone<br />Conrad, Joseph: Heart of Darkness<br />Conrad, Joseph: Nostromo<br />Cooper, James Fenimore: The Last of the Mohicans<br />Crane, Stephen: The Red Badge of Courage<br />Cummings, E. E.: The Enormous Room<br />Defoe, Daniel: Robinson Crusoe<br />Defoe, Daniel: Moll Flanders<br />Dickens, Charles: Bleak House<br />Dickens, Charles: Great Expectations<br />Dostoyevsky, Fyodor: Crime and Punishment<br />Dostoyevsky, Fyodor: The Idiot<br />Doyle, Arthur Conan: The Hound of the Baskervilles<br />Dreiser, Theodore: Sister Carrie<br />Dumas, Alexandre: The Three Musketeers<br />Dumas, Alexandre: The Count of Monte Cristo<br />Eliot, George: Middlemarch<br />Fielding, Henry: Tom Jones<br />Flaubert, Gustave: Madame Bovary<br />Flaubert, Gustave: Sentimental Education<br />Ford, Ford Madox: The Good Soldier<br />Forster, E. M.: A Room With a View<br />Forster, E. M.: Howards End<br />Gaskell, Elizabeth: North and South<br />Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von: The Sorrows of Young Werther<br />Gogol, Nikolai: Dead Souls<br />Gorky, Maxim: The Mother<br />Haggard, H. Rider: King Solomon’s Mines<br />Hardy, Thomas: Tess of the D’Urbervilles<br />Hawthorne, Nathaniel: The Scarlet Letter<br />Homer: The Odyssey<br />Hugo, Victor: The Hunchback of Notre Dame<br />Hugo, Victor: Les Misérables<br />Huxley, Aldous: Crome Yellow<br />James, Henry: The Portrait of a Lady
The Smartest Guys in the Room: The Amazing Rise and Scandalous Fa...
by , Peter Elkind

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English

Pages

480

Publication Date

November 26, 2013

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There were dozens of books about Watergate, but only <b>All the President's Men</b> gave readers the full story, with all the drama and nuance and exclusive reporting. And thirty years later, if you're going to read only one book on Watergate, that's still the one. Today, Enron is the biggest business story of our time, and <b>Fortune</b> senior writers Bethany McLean and Peter Elkind are the new Woodward and Bernstein.<p>Remarkably, it was just two years ago that Enron was thought to epitomize a great New Economy company, with its skyrocketing profits and share price. But that was before <b>Fortune</b> published an article by McLean that asked a seemingly innocent question: How exactly does Enron make money? From that point on, Enron's house of cards began to crumble. Now, McLean and Elkind have investigated much deeper, to offer the definitive book about the Enron scandal and the fascinating people behind it.</p><p>Meticulously researched and character driven, <b>Smartest Guys in the Room</b> takes the reader deep into Enron's past—and behind the closed doors of private meetings. Drawing on a wide range of unique sources, the book follows Enron's rise from obscurity to the top of the business world to its disastrous demise. It reveals as never before major characters such as Ken Lay, Jeff Skilling, and Andy Fastow, as well as lesser known players like Cliff Baxter and Rebecca Mark. <b>Smartest Guys in the Room</b> is a story of greed, arrogance, and deceit—a microcosm of all that is wrong with American business today. Above all, it's a fascinating human drama that will prove to be the authoritative account of the Enron scandal.</p>
Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions
by Emerald Publishing Limited

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English

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Publication Date

June 17, 2019

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<i>Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions</i> stands out from the competition due to its focus on three key characteristics: studies from scholars in different countries, with different research questions, relying on different theoretical perspectives. Such a broad and inclusive approach to mergers and acquisitions is not easily replicated in academic journals, with much narrower mandates and metrics. The chapters published in this volume provide cutting edge ideas by leading scholars, and help to inform mergers and acquisitions research around the world.  <br /><div><br /><br /></div><br /><div>Volume 18 of this annual series explores a range of issues that include: why the success rate of M&As is still limited; how Boards influence M&A activity; what the role of M&A advisors is; the role of diversity in the context of M&As; stakeholder relationships in the context of M&As; why research has not focussed on family businesses in the M&A field as much as it should; making M&As less risky as a strategic investment; merging cities; pre-merger and acquisition strategies and finally, how ‘value’ has been used or not used in M&As.</div>

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