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Wealthbuilding

Wealthbuilding Lifelong Financial Strategies for Success with Your Money, Revised Edition Kurt Rosentreter   WHEN KURT ROSENTRETER STARTED his career in finance nearly twenty years ago, he couldn’t believe: That Canadians received so little in advice about the after-tax implications of their investment decisions. And that so many of them just bought investment and insurance…

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There’s Always a Way to Sell Your Business

There’s Always a Way to Sell Your Business 100 Tales from the Trenches by a Master Intermediary Doug Robbins   Funny, entertaining, sobering, and informational – “tales from the trenches” by Doug Robbins, a master intermediary who always finds a way to help owners restructure or sell their business. Through these tales Robbins highlights best…

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The Portable Sales Coach

The Portable Sales Coach Lance Osborne   Time is money—which means you’re pouring money down the drain when you spend your time on low-percentage selling strategies. How many times have you cold-called someone with no expectation that they’d have any interest in your pitch? How many times have you had to crowbar your way into…

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Succession Planning for Family Businesses

Succession Planning for Family Businesses Preparing for the Next Generation Michael, A. Lobraico, Jonathan Isaacs, and Mitchell Singer “That Succession Planning for Family Businesses is a collaborative effort by three authors with vastly different types of family business experience and areas of technical savvy speaks to both the complexity of the subject matter of this book and…

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SmartBounce

SmartBounce 3 Action Steps to Portfolio Recovery Keith G. Richards   MANY INVESTORS WATCHED IN HORROR as 30% or more of their portfolio vanished during the market massacre of 2008. If you are one of those investors, this book will teach you a better – and safer – way to invest. In SmartBounce Keith G….

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Sideways

Sideways Using the Power of Technical Analysis to Profit in Uncertain Times Keith G. Richards   Applicable to investors in all markets! Today’s sideways stock markets — markets that have hit both a floor and a ceiling — are likely to be with us until the middle of this decade or later. But you don’t…

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Love At Work

Love At Work Why Passion Drives Performance in the Feelings Economy Brady G. Wilson   LOVE AT WORK FOMENTS A REVOLUTION for workplaces of every description and in every industry: a revolution in which leaders understand that engaging people’s hearts trumps engaging their minds. Wilson shows how leaders who love: believe in their people; pull out…

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Le Pouvoir de la conversation

Le Pouvoir de la conversation Le Secret pour faire ressortir le génie de vos collaborateurs et développer votre influence en tant que leader Brady G. Wilson   CE QUE LES GENS DISENT À PROPOS DE LE POUVOIR DE LA CONVERSATION « Brady Wilson a raison. Les relations prospèrent lorsque nous inspirons d’autres à partager leur…

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Just in Time Management

Just in Time Management Over 950 Practical Lessons Your MBA Professor Didn’t Teach You Cy Charney   IT’S NOT THAT CY CHARNEY OPPOSES MBA and other types of academic training. It’s just that he feels academic training doesn’t go far enough — that it fails to prepare people for what life as a manager is really like. Now Charney…

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Juice: The Power of Conversation

Juice: The Power of Conversation The Secret to Releasing Your People’s Brilliance and Expanding Your Leadership Influence Revised Edition Brady G. Wilson   CONVERSATIONS ARE THE KEY to business success – in fact, they are the operating system of companies big and small. Not just any conversations, but powerful ones in which we: Inspire others…

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I Wish Someone Had Told Me That

I Wish Someone Had Told Me That Ten Kernels of Experience for Those Beginning Their Careers from Those Concluding Theirs Tony Altilia TONY ALTILIA, A FORMER ADVERTSING AGENCY CEO, shares his own advice — and that of 49 other Baby Boomers who have succeeded in their careers — with young men and women starting out…

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Inland Navigation by the Stars

Inland Navigation by the Stars A Memoir Anne Coleman “Coleman’s keen observations about her long life make INLAND NAVIGATION BY THE STARS not only an intimate personal memoir but also a work of social history. Her reflections of the times she grew up in are compassionate yet critical and provide a unique and engaging insight…

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How to Hire the Perfect Employer

How to Hire the Perfect Employer Finding the Job and Career That Fit You Through a Powerful Personal Infomercial Jim Beqaj “Following Jim’s process gives you the tools you need to reach new heights, professionally and personally.” —ANDREW WILLIS, Brookfield Asset Management, former Globe and Mail columnist “The publication of this book … bodes well for the…

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How I Succeeded in Retirement and the Biway Story

How I Succeeded in Retirement and the Biway Story Mal Coven   The story of Mal Coven the family man, the businessman, and the entrepreneur for whom retirement from the Biway has meant pursuing original entrepreneurial ideas — as well as brushing up against and corresponding with celebrities Barbara Walters, Larry King, Nancy Sinatra, Jackie Mason, Bud…

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How Dare You Manage?

How Dare You Manage? Seven Principles to Close the CEO Skill Gap Nick Forrest How dare you manage? These words are often on the tip of Nick Forrest’s tongue as he consults for CEOs and other senior managers. Why? Because rare is the CEO who has been taught to manage large groups of employees — indeed,…

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Gifts of Leadership

Gifts of Leadership Team building Through Empathy and Focus Art Horn Back in print! The classic statement by a master coach and writer on what it takes to be a successful leader in times of great change and challenge — a blend of: empathy — showing presence and genuineness focus — aligning an employee’s goals…

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Forever Recognize Others’ Greatness

Forever Recognize Others’ Greatness Solution-Focused Strategies for Satisfied Staff, High-Performing Teams, and Healthy Bottom Lines Sarah McVanel and Brenda Zalter-Minden   According to countless engagement surveys and polls, the majority of employees today want to feel more valued and to contribute in more meaningful ways. The results of disengagement are devastating: Top talent is considering…

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Finding the Sticking Point

Finding the Sticking Point Increase Sales by Transforming Customer Resistance into Customer Engagement Brady G. Wilson “Brady Wilson is the expert on releasing intelligent energy and energizing your customers.” – Brian Stevenson, Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing, LaserNetworks Inc. This brief, incisive, and entertaining book will take you to that place where sales are made with…

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Beyond Engagement

Beyond Engagement   A Brain-Based Approach That Blends the Engagement Managers Want with the Energy Employees Need Brady G. Wilson   After twenty years of trying to get it right, precious few organizations have cracked the code of employee engagement. Why? Because few could have anticipated the unbending nature of what Brady G. Wilson calls…

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Beautiful Buttons

Beautiful Buttons A Memoir of Survival and Triumph Cathrine Ann   UNWANTED AND NEGLECTED AS A CHILD, abused by neighbourhood perverts beginning at six years old, and then by loser boyfriends during her adolescence and beyond, Cathrine Ann became pregnant at fifteen, was pimped out by her rich uncle at seventeen, was jailed at eighteen,…

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AU-DELÀ DE L’ÉGO

AU-DELÀ DE L’ÉGO Le leadership influent commence par soi Art Horn   Est-il possible de s’élever au-delà de l’égo? Est-ce une bonne chose? Est-ce que ça fait une différence? Dans Au-delà de l’égo, Art Horn répond « oui » haut et fort à toutes ces questions. Par ce livre qui regorge de conseils pratiques et d’exemples…

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An Honest House

An Honest House A Memoir, Continued Cynthia Reyes   Cynthia Reyes has done it again. Picking up from the early days of her recovery from a car accident, as told in her first book, A Good Home, she shares in this new book intensely lyrical stories of life in her historic farmhouse north of Toronto. You will…

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All My Loving: Coming of Age with Paul McCartney in Paris

All My Loving: Coming of Age with Paul McCartney in Paris Beth Kaplan A memoir of the vibrant mid-Sixties that illuminates both the real life and powerful imagination of an articulate Beatlemaniac spending a lonely year in Paris. In a series of poignant and humorous fantasies about her romance with Paul McCartney, a young Beth…

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A Good Home: A Memoir

A Good Home: A Memoir Cynthia Reyes “A Good Home will delight your soul and touch your heart. There is magic in these words!” —DEBRA USHER, President and Editor-in-Chief, Arabella Magazine “ Cynthia Reyes’ glass is almost always half full, but ours, as we read her uplifting story, brims over.” —COLIN McALLISTER and JUSTIN RYAN, www.colinandjustin.tv A…

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A Diplomat in Environmentalist’s Clothing: A Memoir

A Diplomat in Environmentalist’s Clothing: A Memoir Raymond M. Robinson A multilayered memoir of a life well lived, told in words that are informative, entertaining, funny, and truly inspiring.   n A Diplomat in Environmentalist’s Clothing, Ray Robinson relates how, as Canada’s youngest diplomat, he rose to become, arguably, his country’s most influential environmental official, serving…

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