New Arrivals · Business

May 28, 2016
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Self made : becoming empowered, self-reliant, and rich in every way

May 27, 2016
Galan, Nely, 1963- author.
New York : Spiegel & Grau, [2016]
xx, 214 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
"What does it mean to be self-made? It means that you own a part of you that no one else can take away. It results in freedom--financial, mental, emotional. It means that if you stumble, you could make success and happiness for yourself all over again. Informed by her experience as a Cuban immigrant who learned that financial independence equals freedom, Nely Galan has been spreading that message to audiences across the country. She tells women to stop waiting for permission to go after what they want from their bosses, spouses, and companies. For her, success is defined by helping yourself and your family to a better life. Self-Made is a colorful, no-nonsense manual for aligning your money with your mission. Nely's frank and feisty approach motivates women to: Get Out of Survival Mode ... where you are one problem away from catastrophe Make Money: Learn how to invest $5 each week and become a millionaire. Change your mindset from instant gratification to goal orientation. Don't buy shoes; buy buildings! Focus on the ultimate: to work because you want to, not because you have to; to be able to reward yourself and your children with things like an education, trips, owning a home; to feel actualized, self-reliant, and self-made."-- Provided by publisher.

Mergers, acquisitions, and corporate restructurings

May 26, 2016
Gaughan, Patrick A.
Hoboken, New Jersey : Wiley, 2015.
xii, 670 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
"Corporate restructurings are an indispensable tool in building a new generation of re-engineered companies with the power and resources to compete on a global playing field. Written from a practical and historical perspective, Mergers, Acquisitions, and Corporate Restructurings, Fourth Edition carefully analyzes the strategies and motives that inspire M & As, the laws and rules that govern the field, as well as the offensive and defensive techniques of hostile acquisitions"-- Provided by publisher.

The hockey stick principles : the 4 key stages to entrepreneurial success

May 23, 2016
Martin, Bobby (Robert H.), author.
New York : Flatiron Books, 2016.
viii, 294 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
The proven principles for achieving hockey stick growth -- Tinkering. Hitting the ice : beginning to develop your idea ; Skating on thin ice : leveraging seed capital to get started -- The blade years. Let the game begin : getting to market ; Always be shooting to score : marketing and selling during the blade years ; Fighting your way off the boards : improving your model to achieve takeoff growth -- The growth-inflection point. Go, go, go! : ramping up your newly discovered model ; Playing in the big leagues : raising growth capital -- Surging growth. No goal is scored alone : building and managing your team ; Leave the ice or skate on? To sell or not to sell.
"Many business books fuel unrealistic notions about what a good idea looks like, how fast a founder should attract investment, and how quickly growth will take off. The problem with this mythology is that it can sometimes end with entrepreneurs abandoning their dreams too soon if they don't see immediate results. In The Hockey Stick Principles, author Bobby Martin shifts his focus away from all the hype about rapid growth and the pursuit of funding and instead takes a look at the real process behind getting a good idea off the ground. Using a hockey stick as a metaphor and highlighting four key phases, Martin shows the healthy way a business should grow and uses entertaining stories and interviews with successful entrepreneurs like the founders of LendingTree, Under Armour, and iContact, woven throughout the book to not only share a wealth of advice, but to chronicle the ins and outs of different phases"-- Provided by publisher.

Road to success : putting the principles of Think and grow rich into action in your life

May 20, 2016
Hill, Napoleon, 1883-1970, author.
New York, New York : Tarcher/Perigee, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, 2016.
xv, 239 pages ; 21 cm
"This edition with a new foreword by Don M. Green published by TarcherPerigee 2016" -- Colophon.
"Napoleon Hill's Road to success first published by The Napoleon Hill Foundation 2011" -- Colophon.
Are you lacking a sense of direction? Unable to chart a course for success in your life? Uneasy as to whether or not you are following the correct route to your destination? Study this guidebook for your life's journey. This book provides only time-tested advice for you to follow. In fact, Napoleon Hill created the first GPS system decades ago in the form of billboards that positioned his students on the Road to Success. What was true then is true now, and you will benefit immediately by applying his success coordinates to your life. When you have the "how to," it becomes easy to follow the signposts that deliver you to your destination right on time. Are you ready to begin? The Master Teacher Napoleon Hill awaits you. Open this book for your success itinerary and travel the footsteps he has placed on the pathway. With this book to guide you, you will not lose your way!

Never split the difference : negotiating as if your life depended on it

May 19, 2016
Voss, Chris, author.
©2016
viii, 274 pages ; 24 cm
The new rules : how to become the smartest person... in any room -- Be a mirror : how to quickly establish rapport -- Don't feel their pain, label it : how to create trust with tactical empathy -- Beware "yes", master "no" : how to generate momentum and make it safe to reveal the real stakes -- Trigger the two words that immediately transform any negotiation : how to gain permission to persuade -- Bend their reality : how to shape what is fair -- Create the illusion of control : how to calibrate questions to transform conflict into collaboration -- Guarantee execution : how to spot the liars and ensure follow-through from everyone else -- Bargain hard : how to get your price -- Find the black swan : how to create breakthroughs by revealing the unknown unknowns.

When the pressure's on : the secret to winning when you can't afford to lose

May 19, 2016
Csoka, Louis Stephen, 1941- author.
©2016.
xiii, 210 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Foreword -- Introduction -- The untapped power of mental strength -- Assessing your mental strengths -- The five point plan for leadership and performance excellence -- Goal setting -- Adaptive thinking -- Stress-energy management -- Attention control -- Imagery -- Practice methods -- Peak performance applied.

Get scrappy : smarter digital marketing for businesses big and small

May 19, 2016
Westergaard, Nick, author.
©2016
xiii, 226 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm

Cracking the GMAT.

May 17, 2016
New York : Villard Books,
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Imprint varies: <2001-2017> Random House, Inc.
At head of title: The Princeton Review.

The golden rules : 10 steps to world-class excellence in your life and work

May 17, 2016
Bowman, Bob, author.
New York : St. Martin's Press, 2016.
xiv, 270 pages ; 22 cm
A champion's pursuit -- Rule 1: A champion sets a "dream big" vision -- Rule 2: Adopt an "all-in!" attitude, not a "get out!" one -- Rule 3: Take risks--and then enjoy the rewards -- Rule 4: Short-term goals lead to long-term success -- Rule 5: Live the vision every day -- Rule 6: A team approach can bring individual success -- Rule 7: Stay motivated over the long haul -- Rule 8: Adversity will make you stronger -- Rule 9: When the time comes, perform with confidence -- Rule 10: Celebrate your achievement, then decide what's next.
"This is a motivational book about winning in all walks of life and what you have to do to get there. It presents ten key concepts that all people should live by. By following The Golden Rules, you will learn to visualize in order to achieve your goals, and that above all else, dedication to your training, your job, or whatever area it is you are seeking to triumph in is paramount for success. "--Provided by publisher.

You don't have to be a shark : creating your own success

May 16, 2016
Herjavec, Robert, 1962- author.
New York : St. Martin's Press, 2016.
viii, 272 pages ; 22 cm
Learning New Steps on a Different Floor -- Everyone Is Selling Somebody Something -- Classes in the College of Bad Debts -- The Art of Legitimate Selling -- The Chill of Cold Calls -- The Biggest Myth About Sales and Life -- Inside the Shark Tank -- Shark Bites -- The World Owes You Nothing--Except Opportunity -- How Do You Know What You're Good At? -- The 80/20 Rule and How It Rules Life -- All the Things About Selling That I Learned from Dancing--and Vice Versa -- Five Things That Every Salesperson Needs to Know -- Five Things That Everyone in Sales Needs to Do -- Sometimes the Most Difficult Person to Be Is Yourself -- The Closing Conundrum: People Want to Buy; They Don't Want to Be Sold -- Setting Your Moral Compass -- The Best Source of Your Job Security Is...You -- Thing of a Job Application as an Ad Campaign -- Learn to Swim with Sharks Without Being One -- It's Not the School Prom (but Sometimes It Feels That Way) -- How to Ask for a Raise -- If You Can't See It, You Can't Read It -- Beware of the Bull's-eye on Your Back -- The Price of Success -- The Significant of Socks -- Keep Moving Forward.
"In You Don't Have to Be a Shark, Robert Herjavec transcends pure sales technique and teaches 'non-business people' what they need to know in order to sell themselves successfully. Robert's philosophy is simple: Great salespeople are made, not born, and no one achieves success in life without knowing how to sell. Entertaining, enlightening and effective, You Don't Have to Be a Shark will reveal the secrets of one of North America's most successful businessmen, who also happens to be one of today's most prominent TV personalities, delivered in a friendly, down-to-earth manner, and filled with anecdotes and observations to support its hard-nosed advice." --Provided by publisher.

The crowdfunding handbook : raise money for your small business or start-up with equity funding portals

May 13, 2016
Ennico, Clifford R., author.
©2016
xix, 265 pages : forms ; 24 cm
Ready to finance your venture the Kickstarter way? With equity crowdfunding rules finalized by the Securities and Exchange Commission, the landmark 2012 JOBS Act has finally gone live, freeing small businesses to raise up to $1 million without a lengthy, expensive IPO process. Legal and small business expert Cliff Ennico has followed the equity crowdfunding story since its inception. Here, he explains the federal legislation and translates the 685-page SEC Regulation Crowdfunding document into a clear set of dos and don'ts.

LinkedIn for dummies

May 13, 2016
Elad, Joel, author.
Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2016]
xii, 368 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.
"A Wiley brand."

Use social media to find your dream job! : how to use LinkedIn, Google+, Facebook, Twitter and other social media in your job search

May 12, 2016
Quillen, W. Daniel, author.
©2016
127 pages ; 22 cm
Includes index.
Your situation -- Goals and objectives -- Aim at their pain -- LinkedIn : the job market -- LinkedIn : the search engine -- Facebook -- Stay positive! -- Twitter and G+ -- Showcase your expertise -- E-mail -- Getting company information -- Homework -- Resumes -- Common resume errors.
In today's economy job hunters need to use every tool available to them, and that includes social networking. Building on the author's "Get a Job!" and "The Perfect Resume," and his 20+ years of being a hiring manager himself, this book helps readers new to social media as well as old hands familiar with it. Readers will learn how to use each of the main websites -- LinkedIn, Google+, Facebook, and Twitter -- plus key personal and business blogs many may not have considered to successfully navigate the ins and outs of job searching on the Internet. Readers not familiar with using social media networking in their job hunt will learn what they need to know and consider. Those who know how to use this new tool will learn some new tricks! All will benefit from the author's personal experience of recently looking for work himself, and will read many useful personal anecdotes. Learn how to maximize Facebook Friends, LinkedIn Connections, Twitter Tweeple and so much more. No matter your age, job-seekers today cannot afford to ignore these social media avenues that will result in many more opportunities to find work.

How brands grow. Part 2, Including emerging markets, services and durables, new brands and luxury brands

May 12, 2016
Romaniuk, Jenni, author.
South Melbourne, Victoria : Oxford University Press, 2016.
xiv, 233 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

First, break all the rules : what the world's greatest managers do differently

May 11, 2016
©2016
350 pages : illustration ; 24 cm
Presents "vital performance and career lesson for managers at every level -- and best of all, shows you how to apply them to your own situation. Included with this re-release... updated meta-analytic research and access [codes] to the Clifton StrengthsFinder assessment, which reveals people's top themes of talent, and to Gallup's Q12 employee engagement survey..."--Page 4 of dust jacket.
What's new in this edition -- Foreword -- Introduction : breaking all the rules -- Chapter 1. The measuring stick -- Chapter 2. The wisdom of great managers -- Chapter 3. The first key : select for talent -- Chapter 4. The second key : define the right outcomes -- Chapter 5. The third key : focus on strengths -- Chapter 6. The fourth key : find the right fit -- Chapter 7. Turning the keys : a practical guide -- Gathering force -- Appendix A. The Gallup path to business performance : what is the path to sustained increase in shareholder value? -- Appendix B. What the great managers said : what did great managers say to the three questions quoted in chapter 2? -- Appendix C. A selection of talents : which talents are found most frequently across all roles? -- Appendix D. Finding the Q12 items : how did Gallup find the Q12 items? -- Appendix E. The meta-analysis : what are the details of the meta-analysis?.

Salesforce.com for dummies

May 11, 2016
Kao, Liz, author.
Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2016]
xv, 436 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes index.

O great one! : a little story about the awesome power of recognition

May 10, 2016
Novak, David, 1953- author.
New York : Portfolio, [2016]
xiv, 223 pages ; 22 cm
"Jeff took a deep breath to calm down. He was about to stand in front of the employees of the Happy Face Toy Company's faltering Cleveland factory. As the new CEO, he'd been advised to close this factory as soon as possible, but he wanted to see it first. "How hard could this be?" he wondered, gathering the courage to ask them about their jobs. He had no idea what he was in for. When was the last time you told your colleagues how much you value them? It sounds like a trivial thing in the middle of a busy work day. But as David Novak discovered during his years as a hard charging executive, there's nothing trivial about recognition. It can make a life-or-death difference to any organization, when people see that someone important really notices and appreciates their contributions. Rather than explain the power of recognition in a typical business book, Novak decided to write a fun story that draws on his real-world experiences at Pepsi and Yum! Brands, as well as his personal life. The story opens when Jeff Johnson becomes the third-generation CEO of his family business, after the sudden death of his father. The Happy Face Toy Company had many hits in the 1950s and 60s, including Crazy Paste, but its results have been declining for more than a decade. The board has given Jeff just one year to turn the business around, or else they'll have to sell it to the highest bidder. As Jeff races to save his family's legacy by getting the company back on track, he meets downtrodden factory workers and an uninspired executive team. Then a birthday gift from his own grandson gives Jeff an important insight into why Happy Face lost its old culture of innovation and excitement, along with its profitability. Jeff comes up with an idea that seems crazy

Fascinate : how to make your brand impossible to resist

April 29, 2016
Hogshead, Sally, author.
New York, NY : Harper Business, [2016]
xxi, 327 pages : llustrations ; 24 cm
"Revised and updated."
"Originally published as Fascinate in a different form in 2010 by Harper Business, and imprint of HarperCollins Publishers" -- Title page verso.

The science of growth : how Facebook beat Friendster--and how nine other startups left the rest in the dust

April 25, 2016
Ammirati, Sean, author.
New York : St. Martin's Press, 2016.
238 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
"The lean entrepreneurship movement has captivated Silicon Valley and entrepreneurs across the country. It's provided an agile framework to develop the right product solution for a given target market, and is now used by almost every fledgling company to do just that. The next challenge is growth - to achieve the financial returns and, more importantly, the impact they dreamed of when starting off on their adventure ... With such intriguing examples as LinkedIn vs. Spoke, Facebook vs. Friendster, and McDonald's vs. White Castle, Ammirati shows the secret of 'the science of growth' and how to cultivate it in any organization"-- Provided by publisher.

The mentor myth : how to take control of your own success

April 20, 2016
Carreau, Debby, author.
Brookline, MA : Bibliomotion, Inc., 2016.
xvii, 200 pages ; 23 cm
Taking control of your career -- Laying the right foundation: education and new jobs -- A week is 168 hours -- use them wisely -- Everything speaks: personal brand matters -- The four Cs you won't learn in B-school -- Your network and sponsors -- Overpromise, overdeliver -- Taking action and risks -- The value of failure and resilience.

No fears, no excuses : what you need to do to have a great career

April 19, 2016
Smith, Larry, 1945- author.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2016].
xvi, 255 pages ; 22 cm
Part I: Finding Your Passion -- 1. Why Good Work Is No Longer Good Enough -- 2. Why "Safe" Jobs Are a Myth -- 3. How Logic and Evidence Will Find You Work You Love -- 4. The Most Common Career Mistakes -- Part II: Creating Your Career Plan -- 5. Getting Yourself Ready -- 6. Find Your Edge -- 7. Sell Yourself by Selling -- 8. Execute and Revise -- Part III: Confronting Fears And Excuses -- 9. Anatomy of the Excuse -- 10. How Great Careers and Loving Families Go Hand in Hand -- 11. The Bottom Line of Great Careers -- 12. When Your Passion Collides with Your Fears.
"A provocative new approach to discovering your true calling in life and achieving not just a good career, but a great one,"--Amazon.com.

The little silver book interviewing : everything you need to know

April 19, 2016
Berdiev, D. Neil, author.
©2014
xviii, 237 pages ; 21 cm

The job search navigator : an expert's guide to getting hired, surviving layoffs, and building your career

April 19, 2016
Durfee, Matt, author.
©2016
xiv, 265 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Dealing with Job Loss -- Chasing Your Dream -- The Best Resume Wins -- The Art and Science of Networking -- Finding Your Next Job -- Preparing for Interviews -- Acing the Interview -- Negotiation Skills -- Onboarding -- Rude Awakening.
"A guide to successful job searching, with expert advice from executives, recruiters, and the author, based on his extensive personal experience"-- Provided by publisher.

The leap : launching your full-time career in our part-time economy

April 19, 2016
Dickie, Robert.
Chicago : Moody Publishers, [2015]
203 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
A leap in the midst of a black swan -- Make a plan -- Avoid anchors -- Develop your muscles -- Grow your income -- Build your brand -- Utilize social media -- Expand your network -- Join the team -- Pay it forward -- Leap into leadership -- Stick the landing.
"The world, our economy, and technology have all made major leaps in the past decade-have you made The Leap along with them?Work is different for this new generation than it has been in the past. Long-term careers are on the way out, and "gigs"--Part-time, contract, or freelance work-are becoming more common. Whether you're in the midst of a career or just getting started, now is the time to prepare for changes headed your way. What does it look like to avoid anchors? To create multiple income streams? To brand yourself? These tasks are critical to new generations entering the workforce. Robert Dickie has served as a decorated Air Force Officer, the CEO of an international company, and as the leader of several non-profits. He now serves as president of Crown. With real world experience and advice from a host of industry leaders, Bob outlines seven proven strategies for operating in our ever-changing landscape that can be translated into a practical personal action plan to achieve results. This book is exactly what's needed to help a new generation of adults make the leap to work that lasts in this new economy"-- Provided by publisher.

Performance breakthrough : a radical approach to success at work

April 15, 2016
Salit, Cathy Rose, author.
New York : Hachette Books, 2016.
xxii, 244 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.
Whether you're navigating your way on a new team, expanding your leadership role, or just trying to get heard in a meeting, you're facing the kind of workplace challenge we all run into sooner or later: you need a new performance. In Performance Breakthrough Cathy Salit presents the revolutionary approach to learning and growing that she's been using for twenty years with American Express, Nike, and Chanel, among a Who's Who of other brand name clients. Artfully blending techniques from theatrical performance with the new science of performative psychology, Salit helps you hone your listening, relationship, and communication skills; recognize and act on opportunities; build healthy working relationships; and grow as a leader. No matter what the challenge, the combination of her case studies and practical exercises will help you deliver your own top performance"-- Provided by publisher.

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