New Arrivals - Business and management
""We spend more time working than doing anything else in life. It's not right that the experience of work should be so demotivating and dehumanizing." So says Laszlo Bock, head of People Operations at the company that transformed how the world interacts with knowledge. This insight is the heart of Work Rules!, a compelling and surprisingly playful manifesto with the potential to change how we work and live. Drawing on the latest research in behavioral economics and with a profound grasp of human psychology, Bock also provides teaching examples from a range of industries -- including companies that are household names but hideous places to work, and little-known companies that achieve spectacular results by valuing and listening to their employees. Bock takes us inside one of history's most explosively successful businesses to reveal why Google is consistently rated one of the best places to work in the world, distilling 15 years of intensive worker R&D into delightfully counterintuitive principles that are easy to put into action, whether you're a team of one or a team of thousands"-- Provided by publisher.
This book explains what's new in QuickBooks 2015, how to choose the right edition, best practices from other users, and how to avoid common mistakes. Learn proven methods for managing your business finances, processing invoices, tracking inventory, monitoring sales, and administering payroll. Maximize the software's capabilities and run your small business efficiently using the time-saving techniques packed inside this practical resource.
Looks at the practice of investing in customer satisfaction as insufficient for better busines performance, and offers a systematic approach to competing for a share of customers' wallets by working to alter customer spending habits.
"In chasing 'the good life,' many of us sacrifice our relationships, our health, and our sanity, but at the end of the day, we still find ourselves with lives and work that bring us little fulfillment. It's not about the pursuit of happiness, as happiness is superficial and fleeting. It's about meaning, which helps us know that our lives and work matter. As meaning emerges as the next hot topic in personal and organizational transformation, it also helps us realize our full potential, regardless of our circumstances. Inspired by the wisdom of ancient Greek philosophy and traditional village values, and backed by years of research, The OPA! Way provides a breakthrough approach and practical tools for finding joy and meaning in everyday life and work. Bestselling authors Alex Pattakos and Elaine Dundon demystify the subject of meaning by sharing insights, stories, and three core lessons to guide you on your odyssey to meaning: Connect meaningfully with Others; Engage with deeper Purpose' Embrace life with Attitude. Stop looking for happiness, and start looking for meaning. Create the meaningful life you want, The OPA! Way"-- Provided by publisher.
"In The Sweet Spot, Carter shares what she calls "the sweet spot equation," a combination of strategies and practices for attaining happiness without giving up success, and for achieving success without compromising happiness. Using a simple formula, The Sweet Spot shows us how to take a brief recess, an inoculation against "The Overwhelm" and the key to converting stress into productive and creative energy institute daily micro-habits that free you up to focus on and enjoy more important things unplug from seemingly time-saving gadgets that can sap our strength, and use technology more strategically prioritize our relationships, making use of the hard science that points out how healthy connections help us thrive. cultivate tolerance for a little discomfort while we build mastery (the skills that make hard things feel easy) and develop the grit to bounce back from life's inevitable setbacks."-- Provided by publisher.
"Make work simple by using the tools and tactics that are right for you Your time is under attack. You just can't get enough done. You find yourself wondering where the hours go. You've tried every time-management system you can get your hands on-and they've only succeeded in making your work more complicated. Sound familiar? If you sometimes feel you spend more time managing your productivity than doing actual work, it's time for a change. In Work Simply, renowned productivity expert Carson Tate offers a step-by-step guide to making work simple again by using the style that works best for you. Tate has helped thousands of men and women better manage their time and become more productive. Her success owes partly to the realization that most of us fit into one of four distinct productivity styles: Arrangers, who think about their projects in terms of the people involved; Prioritizers, who are the definition of "goal-oriented"; Visualizers, who possess a unique ability to comprehend the big picture; and Planners, who live for the details. In this book, you'll learn How to identify your own productivity style as well as the styles of those around you-bosses, coworkers, staff, and family. How to select your "tools of the trade" to maximize your effectiveness, from the style of pen you use to the way you decorate your office. When face-to-face conversations are more effective than e-mails-and vice versa. What it takes to lead the perfect meeting. Why a messy desk is right for some, but a disaster for others-and how to tell. After reading Work Simply, you'll come away with a productivity system that truly and fundamentally fits you-and you'll never feel overwhelmed again"-- Provided by publisher.
Discusses the strategies, tactics, and techniques needed to use Facebook as an effective marketing tool and explains how to design a Facebook page, host a contest, and create an advertising campaign.
Learn to understand the meaning and process of branding, get clear about the difference between branding and marketing, create and keep loyal brand customers, manage and protect your brand.
Learn how to "manage assets and liabilities; track business transactions accurately with ledgers and journals; prepare balance sheets, income statements, tax forms, payroll and more"--Cover.