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by Robert Fiacco (Goodreads Author)
In work, play, and life in general, when you combine clear goals wi…more
In work, play, and life in general, when you combine clear goals with commitment and the right attitude, you get results. Showing Up to Play is filled with motivational and inspirational thoughts, ideas, and actions to help you achieve your dreams.
Written for golfers and nongolfers alike, with assorted appeal, a touch of humor, and using golf analogies and relatable stories, this book offers the benefits of a self-help book synthesized with practical professional and personal guidance to help you excel in many areas of life.
There will always be challenges as we struggle for success in any area of life. So, how do we overcome the challenges and reach the ever-elusive top 10 percent? In life as in golf, the answers are simple: humility, absolute determination, and willingness to show up and play every day.
by Mary Mycio (Goodreads Author)
A modern system for Kiev to keep track of what is suddenly the world’s third largest nuclear arsenal could help American military contractors Neil Neilson and Dan Kruger keep their jobs. It could also keep the world safe from would-be smugglers -- like the Ukrainian official who offers them enough bomb-grade uranium to wipe out a country. But while Washington bureaucrats block their efforts, Iraqi spy Tariq abu Bakr is in Kiev to buy a Bomb for Baghdad – on pain of death.
The USSR’s demise unleashed a flood of radioactive materiel that is still at risk for smuggling and diversion. My new Kindle book Doing Bizness: A Nuclear Thriller is a story about how all that began. International intrigue, high-octane sex and a pair of monks on a mission, mix into a radioactive time bomb, propelling Doing Bizness to its startling, and deadly, conclusion. Based on true events – some surreal, others terrifying -- it really could have happened.
by Sanjay Sanghoee (Goodreads Author)
Catherine is a working class single mother who is living on the edge of a breakdown. After the financial crisis ruins what little is left of her life, she decides that she has had enough, and carries out a shocking revenge against the system that has victimized her.
An FBI Agent is put in charge of a very strange investigation. Someone is killing high-profile CEOs, bankers, and lawyers and leaving bizarre clues that lead nowhere, and the agent must figure out how to stop the anonymous killer! As the story races to its climax, he discovers that the victims were all hiding a deadly secret, and that these are no ordinary crimes.
But even as the agent pieces together the puzzle and homes in on his target, the biggest shock of all is yet to come... [close]
by Nicholas G. Carr
Hailed as “the most influential book so far on the cloud computing movement” (Christian Science…more
Hailed as “the most influential book so far on the cloud computing movement” (Christian Science Monitor), The Big Switch makes a simple and profound statement: Computing is turning into a utility, and the effects of this transition will ultimately change society as completely as the advent of cheap electricity did.
"Magisterial…Draws an elegant and illuminating parallel between the late-19th-century electrification of America and today’s computing world."—Salon [close]
by Colleen Cross (Goodreads Author)
GAME THEORY - How the world really works...
The most precious things come at a cost—something fraud…more
GAME THEORY - How the world really works...
The most precious things come at a cost—something fraud investigator Katerina Carter knows all too well. She struggles to cope with uncle Harry’s ever-worsening Alzheimer's just as she lands her biggest case ever - a massive Ponzi scheme.
Billionaire Zachary Barron’s business is in free fall, somehow connected to the shadowy World Institute.
Game Theory uncovers how the world really works, where an ever-smaller pool of winners gain from the suffering of others, leaving the masses to fight over the crumbs remaining. And the players will stop at nothing to get what they want.
Praise for Game Theory-
“If you like a good conspiracy theory, you'll LOVE Colleen Cross' financial thriller, Game Theory. Thought provoking and wonderfully entertaining!”
—Karen Cantwell, mystery author
“Another gripping page-turner from Colleen Cross. Suspense-charged to provide one plot twist after another, this credible tale of global fraud and currency domination draws you in and never lets go. An intelligent and exciting read!"
—Sandra Nikolai, mystery author
Also check out the Goodreads giveaway for Exit Strategy, book #1 in the Katerina Carter Fraud Thriller series. Find out more at http://www.colleencross.com [close]
by George Gutowski (Goodreads Author)
This highly readable book explains how companies alter their financial statements and the other practices used to pull one over on shareholders. The book is a primer for investors in the tradition of Confessions of an Advertising Man. It will appeal to both novice investors and seasoned professionals. Industry practitioners will nod in appreciation as they recognize some of the grey-area techniques used to manipulate information with timing and spin. Professional fraudsters may regret this publication. It also contains a financial sucker test that identifies individual gullibility as a lead-in to financial disaster. You cannot afford to miss this book. [close]
by Richard Deaves, Narine Holtz
There is certainly no shortage of commentators, salespeople, and data available about what you should do, yet, it is often contradictory and overwhelming. What Kind of an Investor Are You? cuts through all of that and allows you to figure out what is best for you. Should you be doing this on your own or should you hire a financial advisor? This book will help you formulate the best plan for you — one that you will be comfortable with, allowing you to achieve your financial goals.
Each copy of the book is inscribed with a code that will allow the reader to access an innovative self-assessment tool for investors at www.investorgauge.com. [close]
by Tom Barry (Goodreads Author)
When wealthy but neglected Isobel is invited to a luxury Tuscan retreat owned by the enigmatic Jay, she im…more
When wealthy but neglected Isobel is invited to a luxury Tuscan retreat owned by the enigmatic Jay, she imagines a life of excitement outside her stagnant marriage. She abandons herself in a passionate affair, but is soon trapped in a web of deception and betrayal as her desperate lover fights for survival. Hopelessly bound under Jay's spell, Isobel must discover if her lover is her saviour, or her nemesis.
An intelligent read, When The Siren Calls is a delicious expose of how the other half live: selfishly, sinfully and shamelessly.
“When The Siren Calls is a sexy, seductive book. There is love, betrayal, infidelity and unexpected twists. There is so much going on, it's like watching a really good movie. It’s brilliant.” - "Books and Reviews“
"The thinking woman's Fifty Shades" - "Female First."
"A very well-conceived story with interesting characters and a tantalizing pace. I couldn’t ask for more than that.” – Jennifer Custer, Literary Agent, A.M. Heath
“ A pacy, racy, romance novel that simultaneously feels like a critique of a particular social scene. The prose is very strong technically, and the characters are comprehensive and believable. Isobel is an effective and sympathetic protagonist, and her story is compelling.” – Tom Fletcher, author, ‘The Leaping’
““[The sex scenes in When the Siren Calls] are vital, pacy, and never gross or uncomfortable – as the annual Bad Sex Awards shows, this is rare in fiction. I thoroughly enjoyed the way the strands come together as the novel pushes towards climax." – Matthew Branton, author, ’The Love Parade’.
“A sexually-unfulfilled wife in a tricky situation and a handsome stranger coming to her rescue. Give me good old escapism any time.-” Alana Woods, author, ‘Imbroglio’.
“I loved this book! I am recommending it to all my friends who love smart, sensual stories with twists that keep you guessing.” – 'Erin Potter, Shamrock Editing.'
“This story grabs you by the throat from the start. The opening scene is every woman’s nightmare.” -'Kathleen Patel, Amazon Books.'
“Wow- Lady Chatterley meets Christian Grey ! It’s exciting to find a new writer who tells life like it is, but with a delectable twist of romance, sex and humour.” - Stephanie J Hale, author, ‘Millionaire Women, Millionaire You.’
“Witty, often deliciously self-conscious and smattered with the best sort of irony, When the Siren Calls is both seductive and funny. If ‘humourotica’ is a genre then Tom Barry is its king; if it does not yet exist then he is its creator.” – 'Book Connoisseur.'
“Tom Barry follows in the footsteps of the great Irish storytellers.” Ré Ó Laighléis, author, ‘Hooked.’ [close]
by Frances Booth (Goodreads Author)
Just how often are you distracted by your smartphone, email or social media? Our ability to focus is fading fast in the digital…more
Just how often are you distracted by your smartphone, email or social media? Our ability to focus is fading fast in the digital world. It's become normal for us to be constantly wired, half in and half out of virtual conversations.
We're not only diluting our brain power, we're increasing our stress levels, damaging our relationships and getting much less done.
The Distraction Trap is a practical guide on how to focus. It will help you increase the quality of your work, improve relationships and achieve the goals you set. Most of all, it will help you to feel human again.
"Essential reading for all of us who text during conversations, watch TV with Twitter as our couch companion, and have five screens open on our laptops. A sharply analysed, clear-eyed guide on how to detox from digital distractions" - Homa Khaleeli, Guardian journalist
by Leslie Poston (Goodreads Author)
In it you will learn everything you need to know to measure your brand's…more
In it you will learn everything you need to know to measure your brand's success online using popular easy to use tools such as Google Analytics and more!
Random drawing of 10 names at the close of the giveaway will determine the winner.
by Peter Block
This revised and expanded edition includes a new introduction by Block addressing what has and hasn’t changed since the first edition and a new chapter on applying stewardship to the common good of the wider community. This visionary yet pragmatic book is sure to open your mind and change the way you do your job forever. [close]
by Eric Lowitt (Goodreads Author)
by Steve DiFillippo, Robert Kraft
by Lorii Myers (Goodreads Author)
Designed to teach readers how to exercise their minds and bodies in a new way, 3 Off the Tee: No Excuses proves that to achieve great things in life, your body and mind must work in unison. By taking responsibility for the good and bad in life, planning for improvement, and taking the hazards out of play, you can reinvent your world if you desire, and this motivational guide shows you just how to do it.
An empowered employee turned entrepreneur, Lorii Myers has more than three decades of business experience that encompasses a wide variety of careers, challenges including senior manager, controller, business owner, and award-winning author. With the belief that the right attitude is everything, she carefully details the mental and physical makeover strategies that will lead you toward the mind-body achievement connection, and ultimately to success.
Myers is the author of 3 Off the Tee: Targeting Success, the first volume in the 3 Off the Tee series, and 3 Off the Tee: Make it Happen. She currently resides north of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
by Shep Hyken (Goodreads Author)
Renowned customer experience expert and bestselling author Shep Hyken explains how consistently amazing customers through stellar service can elevate a good company to a great company. For a case study and role model throughout the book, Hyken chose Ace Hardware-named as one of the top ten customer service brands in America by Businessweek and ranked highest in its industry for customer satisfaction. Through inspiring and revealing stories from Ace's over-the-top work with customers, Shep explores the five tactical areas of amazement: leadership, culture, on-on-one, the competitive edge and community.
To empower employees at all levels to transform a company in the five tactical areas, Shep brings the content to a deeply practical level. His 52 Amazement Tools-like "Ask the extra question" and "Do what is not expected" -are simple, clear, useful for almost anybody, and supported with compelling research and stories.
Between these covers, readers will find the tools they need to transform a company into a seriously customer-focused operation, with a serious competitive advantage. [close]
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