For the past 25 years, Nexstar Network´s mission has been to provide everything the independent residential plumbing, HVAC, and electrical contractor needs to succeed. In On the Shoulders of Giants, Nexstar´s CEO Jack Tester has articulated for the first time, with passion and conviction, the organization´s overall philosophy and thinking all in one place, capturing for the next generation all that Nexstar has learned specifically for owners of plumbing, heating, cooling, and electrical businesses. In this book, you will find the success principles and mindsets that owners, senior leaders, and leadership teams need to have as the business scales up, every step of the way. The mission of this book is to support you, the hardworking service contracting business leader, in your goal to create a thriving contracting business - one that will allow you to create a great life for you and your employees and live the way you want to live-because you are worth it. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jack Tester. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/094500/bk_acx0_094500_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Powerhouse social media influencer and online marketing and business development expert offers inspiration and hands-on tools for readers to follow their dreams and understand why not fitting in is their biggest asset. Bringing your whole, true self to your work, including your body, soul, and spirit - and allowing your faith to be part of your day in your workplace - lets you express your fullest potential and be as successful as possible in the world. Sandi Krakowski found early on that, as she put it, she had ´´too much God´´ in her for the workplace and ´´too much money and business´´ in her for churches. That made her an anomaly, but it also unlocked her greatest potential: if nobody was doing it her way, she´d find a new way to do things. Her success has been proven time and again in the companies she´s founded and sold, and in the groundbreaking social media marketing she´s done that engages with her followers to where they all plainly feel they know her intimately. Her current business, A Real Change, inspires people to live their fullest, most successful life on all levels. In her new book, Sandi will offer all the inspiration and the real, hands-on tools to inspire everyone to follow their dreams, fulfill their real potential, and not leave any part of their soul or spirit behind them on this workplace journey. Every chapter is jam-packed with inspirational stories in her inimitable voice, exploring the ways that each of us can have an impact every day, with tips, takeaways, and ´´Anomaly Actions´´ to spur every listener to take power in their own work and spiritual lives right away. Sandi shows how to break past those doubting voices, both in your own head and out in the world, bucking the system and learning to find the absolutely limitless growth that comes from choosing faith over fear.PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Sandi Krakowski. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/hayh/000980/bk_hayh_000980_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A groundswell is sweeping through your customers. Right now, they are writing about your products on blogs and recutting your commercials on YouTube. They´re defining you on Wikipedia and ganging up on you in social-networking sites like Facebook. These are all elements of a social phenomenon - the groundswell - that has created a permanent shift in the way the world works. Most companies see it as a threat. It´s time to see it an opportunity. In Groundswell, two of Forrester Research´s top analysts tell listeners how to turn the force of customers connecting to their own advantage. With 25 vivid cases from around the world - from health care to retail to consumer goods to business services - Li and Bernoff show how leading companies are gaining insights, generating revenue, saving money, and energizing their own customers. Whether listeners are in marketing, research, support, sales, development, or even running the whole enterprise, there´s targeted advice here for them, backed up with real-world ROI to prove it works. Groundswell is based on hard consumer data and experience with dozens of companies. The listener will hear how the marketers of Procter & Gamble proved that subtle marketing within a community was four times as effective as television...how Best Buy taps into the intelligence of over a thousand of its employees with its own social network...how Dell has transformed itself by embracing customer insights in nearly every department...and how a South African winery boosted its sales tenfold by tapping into the power of bloggers, YouTube, Facebook, and every other tool in the social technology arsenal. This trend cannot be ignored. Listeners must learn how to ride the wave. There´s no going back. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Josh Bernoff. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/gdan/000145/bk_gdan_000145_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Create your dream job by turning your passion into a profitable business. The business world has completely changed. The old routes to building a successful organization have been entirely revolutionized. In a world which is being transformed with a speed that was unthinkable barely a generation ago, the doors have been thrown wide open to serial entrepreneurs, digital innovators and career reinventors. In Create Uniqueness, Riccardo Pozzoli, one of Italy´s most successful entrepreneurs, and co-founder of the fashion phenomena The Blonde Salad, shares his story about creating a thriving business and building rewarding work environments. Create Uniqueness is a passionate yet practical guide to identifying a business idea, embracing new ways of working, thinking unusually, and building a great company without losing sense of your original idea. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Eamon Fleming. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/166199/bk_acx0_166199_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Development and Recognition of the Transformed Cell:Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1987
Building on the biblical story of Jacob wrestling with God and on the story of her own battle with life-changing disappointment, Benedictine Sr. Joan Chittister explores the landscape of suffering and hope. Meant to help listeners cope with their own suffering and disappointment, this book is, in Sister Joan´s own words, ´´an anatomy of struggle and an account of the way hope grows in us, despite our moments of darkness, regardless of our regular bouts of depression. It is an invitation to look again at the struggles of life in order that we might remember how to recognize new life in our souls the next time our hearts turn again to clay.´´ 1. Language: English. Narrator: Joan D. Chittister. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/sant/000116/bk_sant_000116_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A detailed look at how economists shaped the world, and how the legacy continues. Trillion Dollar Economists explores the prize-winning ideas that have shaped business decisions, business models, and government policies, expanding the popular idea of the economist´s role from one of forecaster to one of innovator. Written by the former Director of Economic Research at Bloomberg Government, the Kauffman Foundation and the Brookings Institution, this audiobook describes the ways in which economists have helped shape the world - in some cases, dramatically enough to be recognized with a Nobel Prize or Clark Medal. Detailed discussion of how economists think about the world and the pace of future innovation leads to an examination of the role, importance, and limits of the market, and economists´ contributions to business and policy in the past, present, and future. Few economists actually forecast the economy´s performance. Instead, the bulk of the profession is concerned with how markets work, and how they can be made more efficient and productive to generate the things people want to buy for a better life. Full of interviews with leading economists and industry leaders, Trillion Dollar Economists showcases the innovations that have built modern business and policy. Listeners will: Review the basics of economics and the innovation of economists, including market failures and the macro-micro distinction Discover the true power of economic ideas when used directly in business, as exemplified by Priceline and Google Learn how economists contributed to policy platforms in transportation, energy, telecommunication, and more Explore the future of economics in business applications, and the policy ideas, challenges, and implications 1. Language: English. Narrator: Chris Ruen. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/021408/bk_adbl_021408_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
How does a good manager become a great leader? Ask around in business circles, and you’ll get a thousand different answers. But now, internationally-renowned leadership expert Dr. Peter Fuda has created a single, coherent roadmap for leadership effectiveness in Leadership Transformed. After more than a decade’s research and practice, Dr. Fuda shares the seven common themes that have enabled hundreds of CEOs across the world to transform themselves into highly effective leaders, and transform the performance of their organizations as well. Through his work, Dr. Fuda discovered that the best way to elicit deep and broad discussion of the seven leadership themes - and to describe the CEOs’ mastery of what they had learned - was through metaphor. Fire - motivational forces that initiate and sustain transformation efforts Snowball mutual accountability, and the consequent momentum that occurs when a critical mass of leaders commit to shared leadership principles Master chef - leadership frameworks, tools, and strategies that can be ´artfully´ deployed Coach - how a ´coaching staff´ can collectively help leaders achieve their aspirations Mask - leaders can shed the heavy burden of wearing a mask in favor of a more congruent ´best self´ Movie - leaders can develop critical capabilities of self-awareness and reflection Russian dolls - how a leader’s personal journey can align with the journeys of their colleagues and organization Dr. Fuda has helped leaders on four continents achieve greatness. Previously available only to the select clients of his industry-leading consultancy, now his expert knowledge can accelerate your own leadership transformation. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Tom Parks. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/005224/bk_brll_005224_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Are you ready for some magic? There are solo magicians today who are making over $20,000 per performance, while those in the big leagues routinely bring in over $20 million a year. How did they get there and what are the keys to their success? What skills and techniques do they possess and deploy that can be easily adapted for your own personal use? In this audiobook, you will learn of the key attitudes and practices that propel their success, as well as the path they have paved for other magicians and performers hoping to gain an entry into this competitive yet lucrative industry. We look at the magic industry through the lens of two of its most celebrated performers, Penn and Teller, who are not just magicians and entertainers, but also smart entrepreneurs running a global entertainment business. In parallel, we look at how the field of modern magic has evolved since its inception, what the outlook is for its future in our global, interconnected, always-on economy. We consider the successful careers of legendary magicians like Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin, Harry Houdini, Dai Vernon, Doug Henning, and others, and how they have shaped the growing magic industry and made it a force to be reckoned with. Through shows like Penn and Teller Fool Us, America´s Got Talent, Britain´s Got Talent, and The World´s Best, and through social media outlets like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube, contemporary magicians have an unprecedented opportunity to make themselves known to a global audience. The success secrets followed by the likes of Penn and Teller, David Copperfield, David Blaine, Criss Angel, and newer stars like Shin Lim, Dynamo, and Ryan Hayashi, both as professional magicians and business owners, can be applied by entrepreneurs, business people and self-starters everywhere who want to make a mark in their careers. Through constant efforts at design, experimentation, prototyping, and field testing with peers 1. Language: English. Narrator: Joel Daffurn. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/144033/bk_acx0_144033_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.