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Pay ZERO Taxes This Year!

Pay ZERO Taxes This Year!

ZERO TAX TALK By Jeff Schnepper, Author of How to Pay Zero Taxes 2015: Your Guide to Every Tax Break the IRS Allows    It’s been said that the only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn’t become...
Infographic: Nailing IT Hiring, The Leader's Hiring Cheat Sheet

Infographic: Nailing IT Hiring, The Leader’s Hiring Cheat Sheet

Guest blog post from Jill Dyche, author of The New IT, How Technology Leaders are Enabling Business Strategy in the Digital Age and the Vice President of Best Practices for SAS. Where do you want to be in the next...
A Great Year for the McGraw-Hill Business Group

A Great Year for the McGraw-Hill Business Group

The Business Group here at McGraw-Hill Education had another great year, with our books and e-books continuing to win major awards and influence the conversations about innovation, management, technology, and finance around the world.  Here are the highlights for 2014:...
Would you hire Sherlock Holmes? An Infographic Resume

Would you hire Sherlock Holmes? An Infographic Resume

“Address:  221B Baker Street, London. Ability to adopt to almost any disguise. Expertise: British Law. Interests: Necro-analysis. References: John Watson.”  What better way to illustrate the power of the infographic resume, than one created for the world’s most famous, eccentric,...
SHRM 2014 in Orlando: Visit us in Booth #3144

SHRM 2014 in Orlando: Visit us in Booth #3144

It’s that time of the year again and we are excited to see you in Orlando for this year’s SHRM Annual Conference and Expo. We are excited to see returning attendees and meet first timers!  Visit our Booth (#3144) to...
A Smile: The Fountain of Youth

A Smile: The Fountain of Youth

A guest post by Darryl Davis, renowned motivational speaker and the author of How to Design a Life Worth Smiling About. “As you strive to bring more joy into your life remember that the key to doing so is to...
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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How Does the Fed Change the Money Supply?

How Does the Fed Change the Money Supply?

Excerpt from Invest with the FED by Luis Garcia-Feijoo, Robert R. Johnson, Gerald R. Jensen. Essentially all changes in the money supply are initiated through the Fed’s most powerful monetary policy tool: its open market operations. The execution of the Fed’s open market operations are conducted, appropriately enough, by the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC). If the...  LearnMore

INFOGRAPHIC: From Adam and Eve to Mass Media

Click Image to Enlarge Excerpt from Likeable Social Media, Revised and Expanded by Dave Kerpen. In the beginning, there was Adam and Eve. Eve said to Adam, “You’ve got to try this apple,” and the first marketing interaction in the history of the world had taken place. It was simple and effective, from one trusted...  LearnMore
Winter 2015 Preview: The New IT

Winter 2015 Preview: The New IT

Coming February 2015: The New IT: How Technology Leaders are Enabling Business Strategy in the Digital Age by Jill Dyche, the Vice President of Best Practices for SAS. Preview Excerpt from Chapter 1: The Problem with IT Forging a New IT Identity The new IT organization is hardly the result of a revolution. It’s more like a...  LearnMore
Spring 2015 Preview: The Network Always Wins

Spring 2015 Preview: The Network Always Wins

Coming April 2015: The Network Always Wins: How to Influence Customers, Stay Relevant, and Transform Your Organization to Move Faster than the Market by Peter Hinssen. Preview Excerpt from Chapter 1: The Age of Uncertainty Building a culture of experimentation means implementing an attitude toward risk that will be necessary if we are to survive in...  LearnMore
Spring 2015 Preview: Widgets

Spring 2015 Preview: Widgets

Coming April 2015: Widgets: The 12 New Rules for Managing Your Employees as if They’re Real People by Rodd Wagner. Read a preview below. So-called “employee engagement” initiatives abound. Yet, despite those efforts—and in many cases because of them—high percentages of employees remain frustrated or demoralized. The reason, according to New York Times bestselling author and...  LearnMore
Spring 2015 Preview: The Digital Doctor

Spring 2015 Preview: The Digital Doctor

Coming April 2015: The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype, and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine’s Computer Age by Robert Wachter. Read a preview below. For the past few decades, technology has been touted as the cure for healthcare’s ills. But medicine stubbornly resisted computerization—until now. Over the past five years, thanks largely to billions of dollars...  LearnMore
Recognizing Culture with a Culture of Recognition

Recognizing Culture with a Culture of Recognition

Excerpt from The Power of Thanks by Eric Mosley and Derek Irvine. The Globoforce Fall 2012 Workforce Mood Tracker™ Survey found that 83 percent of employees departing a company rate culture as important in looking for a new job; only 45 percent of departing employees feel their old company had a positive culture. At a company like...  LearnMore
The 5 Cs of Grateful Leadership

The 5 Cs of Grateful Leadership

By Judy Umlas After training tens of thousands of people in the concepts of Grateful Leadership and the Power of Acknowledgment on behalf of International Institute for Learning, the “5 Cs of Acknowledgment” has been one tool that many take to heart and put to immediate and long-lasting use. Discussing and implementing the 5 Cs...  LearnMore
INFOGRAPHIC: The Dark Side of the Digital Revolution

INFOGRAPHIC: The Dark Side of the Digital Revolution

This infographic, “The Dark Side of the Digital Revolution” is based on the content in The Digital Economy, Anniversary Edition.  In this book, author Don Tapscott states, “If there has been one criticism of my work over the years it is that I have been too positive about the digital revolution, emphasizing only the upside....  LearnMore
OPEC Muscle Flexing Pushes Crude to Value Levels

OPEC Muscle Flexing Pushes Crude to Value Levels

OPEC has had it’s way with prices. But demand season looms. Selling Puts as a High Odds Play Guest Post by James Cordier co-author of The Complete Guide to Option Selling. If dissecting crude oil prices were the same today as it was 15 years ago, we would be discussing ISIS, Ukraine and the mood...  LearnMore
The 5 Continuous Improvement Paradoxes

The 5 Continuous Improvement Paradoxes

Guest blog from Joakim Ahlstom, author of How to Succeed with Continuous Improvement. Succeeding with Continuous Improvement has proven harder than expected for many organizations. One big reason is that there are a few challenges most organizations sooner or later encounter and where your intuitive responses actually prevent you from succeeding. Continuous Improvement Paradox #1...  LearnMore
Ways to Face Your Fears

Ways to Face Your Fears

Excerpt from Courage to Take Command by Jill Morgenthaler. There is no cookie-cutter approach to overcoming fears, but there are many techniques that have proved effective. Do the activity with a professional. She or he will get you through it. Do the activity with a friend. Before a deployment to the Middle East, I was...  LearnMore

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