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Get Ahead Fast

Get Ahead Fast

 Check out these GREAT sample chapters. Speaker, Leader, Champion by Jeremey Donovan and Ryan Avery, Million Dollar Launch by Alan Weiss and 201 Killer Cover Letters Third Edition by Sandra Podesta and Andrea Paxton. Speaker, Leader, Champion by Jeremey Donovan,...
5 Tips You Need to Know to Trade Like a Pro

5 Tips You Need to Know to Trade Like a Pro

  Most people want to trade in some form or another but just don’t know where to start. As a trader who did not come from a finance background I am just like you. I want to share what helped...
The Power to Connect Through Visual Storytelling

The Power to Connect Through Visual Storytelling

Guest post by Jessica Gioglio, Social Media Manager for Dunkin’ Donuts and co-author of The Power of Visual Storytelling. We’re Marketing in the Age of Infobesity Consumers are faced with more social media channels and messages than ever before, resulting...
SXSW 2014: Meet Our Authors

SXSW 2014: Meet Our Authors

Attending SXSW 2014? Be sure to visit these leading business thinkers for their talks and book signings.  Saturday, March 8th @ 3:30PM (Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon H, 500 E. 4th Street):  Maker Democracy Spurs Innovation with Mark Hatch followed by a book signing at 5:00PM...
How Leaders are Like Nesting Dolls

How Leaders are Like Nesting Dolls

Excerpt from Everything Connects by Faisal Hoque. If you were to poke around the shops of Moscow, Saint Petersburg, or a Russian neighborhood in your nearest city, you may find a gorgeously carved little metaphor waiting for you on a shelf: the matryoshka doll, what...
FREE Finance eSampler

FREE Finance eSampler

What’s happening with the markets?  Where should I put my money?  Where should I not put my money? These are the questions every investor is asking.  Unfortunately, there are no simple answers.  Your best course of action is to seek...
WORK SMARTER: A Free Webinar Series

WORK SMARTER: A Free Webinar Series

We all need to work smarter, whether that means learning new skills to perform better on the job, being more productive at work, or managing your time efficiently so that your personal life doesn’t have to suffer.  McGraw-Hill Professional invites...
Mothers in the Workplace: Not Enough Has Changed Since Mad Men Days

Mothers in the Workplace: Not Enough Has Changed Since Mad Men Days

It’s amazing that some offices have pingpong tables and pet friendly policies, but have done so little to support working mothers, writes the CEO of Creative Class Group. By Rana Florida (Author, UPGRADE & CEO, Creative Class Group) When I saw Hillary...
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See you in DC for ASTD 2014!

See you in DC for ASTD 2014!

It’s that time of the year again and shorty we’ll be in Washington, DC for this year’s ASTD International Conference and Expo. We are excited to see returning attendees and meet first timers!  Visit our booth (#401) for talks from the experts, author signings, book giveaways, and for your chance to win a new Kindle...  LearnMore
Conquering Clutter: Five Steps to Making Clutter-Conquering Choices

Conquering Clutter: Five Steps to Making Clutter-Conquering Choices

Guest post byHarriet Schechter, author of  Let Go of Clutter. Conquering clutter is about being aware of the choices you have every day and choosing to consciously avoid or limit what will complicate your life.  I once received a department store credit card offer that announced  in bold letters on the envelope, “Say YES to MORE...  LearnMore
Rich Noonan talks about Everything Connects by Faisal Hoque and Drake Baer

Rich Noonan talks about Everything Connects by Faisal Hoque and Drake Baer

Part philosophy, part business, and part history, “Everything Connects” is a kaleidoscopic view for thinking out of the box.  LearnMore
Speaker, Leader, Champion Author Will Attempt Guinness World Records Title for Largest Book Signing in History

Speaker, Leader, Champion Author Will Attempt Guinness World Records Title for Largest Book Signing in History

Ryan Avery, World Champion of Public Speaking and Colorado State University Alumnus (Class of ’09), will sell and sign 5,000 books of his book, SPEAKER, LEADER, CHAMPION: Succeed at Work Through the Power of Public Speaking, at the CSU bookstore in an attempt to set a Guinness World Record Title for “Largest Book Signing in...  LearnMore
Public Speaking Tip #4: Design your speech to have an impact.

Public Speaking Tip #4: Design your speech to have an impact.

In Speaker, Leader, Champion, distinguished Toastmaster Jeremey Donovan and Public Speaking World Champion Ryan Avery break down the winning speeches from Toastmasters’ prestigious annual competition—providing you with tips and techniques guaranteed to improve your speaking, presentation, and communication skills. Read this excerpt from the book: Public Speaking Tip #4: Design your speech to have an...  LearnMore
For Aspiring Product Entrepreneurs

For Aspiring Product Entrepreneurs

Meet author of The Mom Inventor’s Handbook 2/E, Tamara Monosoff as she offers pearls of wisdom.  The definitive guide for aspiring product entrepreneurs, learn the most innovative ways to create, fund, manufacture, and successfully sell products on a wide scale.  LearnMore
Do You Want to Transform Your Organization’s Culture? Consider an IIL ‘Grateful Leadership’ BOOK CLUB OFFERING!

Do You Want to Transform Your Organization’s Culture? Consider an IIL ‘Grateful Leadership’ BOOK CLUB OFFERING!

Written by Judy Umlas, author of GRATEFUL LEADERSHIP and originally published at www.GratefulLeadership.com A few months ago, CompSource Oklahoma, a leading provider of workers’ compensation insurance in the state since 1933, chose Grateful Leadership as their corporate book club offering as a means of elevating their corporate culture. Sixty people signed up for the experience...  LearnMore
Pixar Brings the Magic of Walt Disney Back to Disney - The Brain Trust

Pixar Brings the Magic of Walt Disney Back to Disney – The Brain Trust

A guest post by Bill Capodagli International Management Consultant, Keynote Speaker, Disney and Pixar Culture Expert, and co-author of Innovate the Pixar Way. In 2006, newly appointed Disney CEO Bob Iger bought Pixar for $7.4 billion.  Talk about risk taking! Rather than impose the stogy, top down, bureaucratic culture of Disney Animation on Pixar, he...  LearnMore
The Maker Movement is Changing the World

The Maker Movement is Changing the World

Excerpt from The Maker Movement Manifesto by Mark Hatch. So what is the Maker Movment and how can it change the world?  Mark Hatch, CEO and cofounder of TechShop, breaks it down. MAKE Making is fundamental to what it means to be human. We must make, create, and express ourselves to feel whole. There is...  LearnMore
Looking forward to seeing you in Indianapolis at PLA 2014!

Looking forward to seeing you in Indianapolis at PLA 2014!

We’ll be attending PLA 2014 in Indianapolis, will you? Visit us at booth #508 to get free books, an AccessScience platform demo and screen cleaner, and be one of the first to get our limited quantity of Big Red Bags! Booth #508 Schedule of Events: WEDNESDAY 4PM-6:30PM 4PM: Big Red Bag giveaway (first 30 people) 5PM: Write Out Loud Giveaway THURSDAY 9:30AM-5PM...  LearnMore
Reality is a Perception: It is Time to Change our Perception

Reality is a Perception: It is Time to Change our Perception

A guest post by Nathalie Udo founder of InDepth Strategies, LLC and co-author of Organizational Survival. “Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.” – Albert Einstein There might be disagreements about the root causes, but the facts are clear: The world population is growing rapidly. While it took centuries to get to...  LearnMore
An Infographic: Big Data is BIG. Open Data is REVOLUTIONARY

An Infographic: Big Data is BIG. Open Data is REVOLUTIONARY

Open Data is “going to help launch more startups. It’s going to help launch more businesses. . . . It’s going to help more entrepreneurs come up with products and services that we haven’t even imagined yet”—President Barack Obama, May 9, 2013. This is the quote that starts the book Open Data Now by Joel...  LearnMore

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