In "The Courage to be Profitable", small business financial expert Ruth King shows business owners the easy steps to really understanding the financial part of their businesses. Written in English rather than accounting babble, profit and loss statements, balance sheets, proper pricing, and cash flow come alive and are easily understood. Anyone can follow this simple, three step process to avoid being another failure statistic. "The Courage to be Profitable" shows business owners how to get and stay profitable.
A comprehensive and unbiased guide on how to make informed stock investment decisions covers such areas as focusing on an industry, identifying sound companies, and picking stocks that will support one's financial goals.
The updated edition to one of the most popular books on technical analysis Japanese candlestick charting and analysis is one of the most profitable yet underutilized ways to trade the market. Signals created by this unique method of technical analysis-represented in the form of graphic "candlestick" formations-identify the immediate direction and effects of investor sentiment through price movements, allowing traders to profit by spotting trend reversals before other investors. This updated version of Profitable Candlestick Trading: Pinpointing Market Opportunities to Maximize Profits makes learning the method fast and easy by introducing specific patterns, as well as the psychology behind them. The book Details the most valuable aspect of technical analysis-reversal patterns-as well as reversal signals, including the Doji, the Hammer, the Hanging Man, Engulfing Patterns, and Dark Cloud Cover Explains continuation patterns and explores how they can help with the decision-making process during various trading periods Reveals how to find trading situations that have the maximum potential for profitability, the highest probability of success, and the least amount of risk Learn how to quickly search, view, and profit with candlestick formations with Profitable Candlestick Trading.
A Pathway to Profit is more than a management book; it is also a primer giving a behind-the-scenes picture of developing a culture linking people and profit. The authors' step-by-step pathway provides a strategic overview, describes a recommended architecture on which to build an organization's culture, and presents a plan for developing leaders to ensure associate participation in achieving results. This management philosophy guides for-profit companies and nonprofit organizations; it works with different ages and diverse backgrounds; in fact, it works for any team with a leader. Sharing actual experiences to illustrate each step, the authors take their own advice and offer wisdom that seems to come from an old friend.
This book is a strategy guide for salespeople to help them level the procurement playing field by showing readers how to assess the game procurement plays, describing proven ways to resist discounting and protect margins, demonstrating ways to keep value at the forefront of negotiations, offering targeted tactics to protect hard-earned profits from mindless discounting, and detailing eight strategies effective in any type of pricing negotiation. Negotiating with Backbone brings together key insights, actionable practices, and state-of-the-art tools for: Resisting discounting, and keeping value at the forefront of negotiations Implementing targeted tactics to protect hard-earned profits Negotiating with price buyers, relationship buyers, value buyers, and "poker players" The Truth About Negotiations, Second Edition shares even more proven principles for handling virtually every negotiation situation. Building on her widely praised First Edition, Leigh Thompson delivers more than 50 real solutions for the make-or-break scenarios faced by every negotiator. In this edition, Thompson adds powerful new “truths” and techniques for negotiating across generations and cultures, negotiating in virtual/online environments, and more. Thompson:¿ Provides realistic game plans that work in any negotiation situation Focuses on the two key tasks of any negotiation: how to create win-win deals by leveraging information carefully collected from the other party; and how to effectively lay claim to part of the win-win goldmine Demonstrates how to handle less-than-perfect situations, such as getting called on a bluff, establishing trust with someone you don’t trust, recognizing when to walk away, negotiating with people you don’t like — and conversely, negotiating with people you love, and who love you¿
Are some technically competent professionals who work hard and long hours 'true professionals' or are they just cruisers? In this deeply illuminating call to arms, David Maister, the world's premier consultant to professional service firms, vigorously challenges individuals to examine closely the meaning of their work and reach beyond their grasp. The pursuit of the highest standards, Maister argues, is the primary road to commercial success. He presents a visionary reconception of professionalism that encompasses a lifelong dedication to self-improvement, a personal commitment to excellence, and a true spirit of service to clients. Looking first at the individual professional, Maister dares those good corporate citizens who 'do their duty' to discover what they truly love to do. Turning to the institution, Maister focuses on what he calls the 'instability' of professional service firms today, and offers advice on how to invest in skill building. David Maister's message is a recipe for success and for professional satisfaction making TRUE PROFESSIONALISM a worthy successor to his previous writings.