Tag Archives: Business

Love Leadership: The New Way to Lead in a Fear-Based World

August 12, 2009 – The crisis in America today is not economic. It is a crisis of virtues and values. We must choose to prosper as a society, not just as individuals. In LOVE LEADERSHIP: The New Way to Lead in a Fear-Based World (Jossey-Bass, August 2009, $27.95), John Hope Bryant describes the current environment […]

Lead, Sell or Get Out of the Way: The 7 Traits of Great Sellers

“Karr’s book, Lead, Sell, or Get Out of the Way, illustrates what we believe: that knowing your customers’ needs is the single most important factor in building sales. Business starts with the sale. To make profitable sales, you need to understand your customer and create a timely value proposition. This book shows you how to do both. —Larry […]

Run Your Business Like a Fortune 100: 7 Principles for Boosting PROFITS

“How to Be Your Own Stimulus Package”.   July 8, 2009 – Optimistic and independent by nature, entrepreneurs see opportunity in today’s gloomy headlines. Instead of government handouts, they actively seek and adopt the best practices of successful companies to build their organizations to greatness. But acquiring such intelligence usually costs more than a growing […]

Video: Barry Ritholtz speaks about his book Bailout Nation

June 24, 2009 – Barry Ritholtz appears at Book Revue Bookstore speaking about his book Bailout Nation: How Greed and Easy Money Corrupted Wall Street and Shook the World Economy. Barry Ritholtz talking about Bailout Nation Part One Barry Ritholtz talking about Bailout Nation Part Two

Photos: Barry Ritholtz at Book Revue Bookstore

June 24, 2009 – Barry Ritholtz, author of Bailout Nation: How Greed and Easy Money Corrupted Wall Street and Shook the World Economy, appears at Book Revue Bookstore. Photos of the event can be viewed below:

Asia’s Turning Point:An Introduction to Asia’s Dynamic Economies at the Dawn of the New Century

A New Epoch for Asia June 19, 2009 – The current global crisis is a display of Asia’s new structural strength, and has accelerated the shift of economic and financial power from the West to the East. The East Asian miracle – as heralded by the World Bank in 1993 – was a period where […]

FULL THROTTLE: 122 Strategies to Supercharge Your Performance at Work

June 19, 2009 – Reading today’s headlines is more overwhelming than anyone can handle. To even think about searching for a new job seems like a never ending battle. How does one stabilize their emotions when everyone else is losing their job? Feeling burned out and depressed while attempting to manage a career is a […]

Three New Books to Help You Weather the Financial Storm!

BAILOUT RICHES BAILOUT NATION MORE MORTGAGE MELTDOWN ___________________________________________________ “I’ll tell you exactly where I was when I decided to write this book: I was on my exercise bike, watching the news about the $700 billion government bailout bill that had just passed…By the 3rd step, I could recite out loud each step before the Assistant […]

The House of Dimon: How JPMorgan’s Jamie Dimon Rose to the Top of the Financial World

April 8, 2009 – In March 2008, the financial markets were rocked by a stunning announcement: JPMorgan Chase was buying Bear Stearns for $2 a share (later raised to $10 a share)—rescuing the investment bank from the brink of bankruptcy in an 11th-hour deal that was hailed as the deal of the century. And CEO […]

Stop Playing Games at Work! How to Recognize and Reduce Office Politics

Corporate game playing has proliferated as never before, a response to highly stressful work environments and job uncertainty in a downward economy. Games offer people escape, excuses for sub-standard performance, and short cuts to deal with demanding bosses and volatile environments. Organizations must confront and neutralize these games rather than allow them to spiral out of control.

GAMES AT WORK: How to Recognize and Reduce Office Politics (Jossey-Bass; $24.95; April 2009) by Mauricio Goldstein and Phillip Read gives managers the tools to “diagnose” the games that people play in their company, and then to free people’s energy for more productive purposes, thus minimizing the damage to both the bottom line and the company dynamics.

THE CULT OF THE CUSTOMER: Create an Amazing Customer Experience That Turns Satisfied

“Ultimately, we want loyal customers – not just to our brand, but also our dealerships. “The Cult of the Customer” teaches how to get customers, in virtually any business, to come back again and again.” -Mike Rencis, Customer Service Operations Manager – Toyota Motor Sales, USA April 3, 2009 – Customer service to both customers […]

Smart Green: How to Implement Sustainable Business Practices in Any Industry – and Make Money

Reminder: EARTH DAY – April 22, 2009 April 3, 2009 – The state of our economy has large corporations, small business owners, investors and entrepreneurs questioning the growth of their financial future. Transforming American businesses into sustainable “green” moneymakers is at a standstill. Lack of time, knowledge and financial resources are among the few excuses. […]

Event: Paul Teutul, Sr., author of The Ride of a Lifetime, to speak & sign books in Ridgewood, NJ

Paul Teutul The Ride of a Lifetime: Doing Business the Orange County Choppers Way Event: Speak & Sign Location: Bookends 232 E. Ridgewood Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Date: April 2, 2009 Time: 7pm

Event: Paul Midler, author of Poorly Made in China, to speak & sign books in Philadelphia

Paul Midler Poorly Made in China: An Insider’s Account of the Tactics Behind China’s Production Game Event: Speak & Sign Location: Barnes & Noble 1805 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA Date: April 28, 2009 Time: 5:30pm

Pfeiffer releases training packages on facilitation and change management

Two new training packages deliver cost-effective results in a down market March 26, 2009 – We all know that employees are a company’s most valuable asset. Yet in a struggling economy, many businesses cut training programs to save on costs. What most companies don’t know is that training programs actually become more important in difficult […]