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The Specialty Shop: How to Create Your Own Unique and Profitable Retail Business

from At some point in their lives, many people fantasize about running a shop of their own. But while many of them actually do open their own shop, only about a quarter of them will succeed. Every year, nearly two million small specialty shops open in the U.S. alone, and more than 500,000 go out of business. The Specialty Shop shows readers how they can establish a business that they are passionate about and that will also be profitable for years to come.


How to Read a Financial Report: Wringing Vital Signs Out of the Numbers

If you’re someone who works with financial reports or needs to understand them – but have neither the time nor the need for an in-depth knowledge of accounting – this book will help you cut through the maze of accounting information to find out what those numbers really mean. It steers you quickly and painlessly through the basic accounting concepts and line-by-line explanations of the basic financial statement.


Ignited: Managers, Light Up Your Company and Your Career for More Power, More Purpose and More Success

Excerpted from Publishers’ Weekly: As corporate fulcrums, managers are in a position to exert more power than they think, [Thompson] argues. He also examines the root causes of situations known to endanger career progress and zap spirits, such as communications gaps between new bosses and long-term managers, or the anxiety associated with headquarters’ sudden infatuation with outsourcing. He then offers tools for successfully defusing such situations and even finding opportunity in them.


Change or Die: The Three Keys to Change at Work and in Life


From A powerful book with universal appeal, Change or Die deconstructs and debunks age-old myths about change and empowers us with three critical keys – relate, repeat, and reframe – to help us make important positive changes in our lives… Change or Die is not about merely reorganizing or restructuring priorities; it’s about challenging, inspiring, and helping all of us to make the dramatic transformations necessary in any aspect of life-changes that are positive, attainable, and absolutely vital.

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