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Profit First: Transform Your Business from a Cash-Eating Monster ...
by Mike Michalowicz

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English

Pages

222

Publication Date

January 18, 2017

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<b>Author of cult classics <i>The Pumpkin Plan </i>and <i>The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur </i>offers a simple, counterintuitive cash management solution that will help small businesses break out of the doom spiral and achieve instant profitability.</b><br /><br />Conventional accounting uses the logical (albeit, flawed) formula: Sales - Expenses = Profit. The problem is, businesses are run by humans, and humans aren't always logical. Serial entrepreneur Mike Michalowicz has developed a behavioral approach to accounting to flip the formula: Sales - Profit = Expenses. Just as the most effective weight loss strategy is to limit portions by using smaller plates, Michalowicz shows that by taking profit first and apportioning only what remains for expenses, entrepreneurs will transform their businesses from cash-eating monsters to profitable cash cows. Using Michalowicz's Profit First system, readers will learn that:<br /><br />路 Following 4 simple principles can simplify accounting and make it easier to manage a profitable business by looking at bank account balances.<br />路 A small, profitable business can be worth much more than a large business surviving on its top line.<br />路 Businesses that attain early and sustained profitability have a better shot at achieving聽long-term growth.<br /><br />With dozens of case studies, practical, step-by-step advice, and his signature sense of humor, Michalowicz has the game-changing roadmap for any entrepreneur to make money they always dreamed of.
Financial Intelligence, Revised Edition: A Manager's Guide to Kno...
by , Joe Knight

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English

Pages

304

Publication Date

January 29, 2013

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<i>Inc.</i> magazine calls it one of 鈥渢he best, clearest guides to the numbers鈥?on the market. Readers agree, saying it鈥檚 exactly 鈥渨hat I need to know鈥?and calling it a 鈥渕ust-read鈥?for decision makers without expertise in finance.<br /><br />Since its release in 2006, <i>Financial Intelligence</i> has become a favorite among managers who need a guided tour through the numbers鈥攈elping them to understand not only what the numbers really mean, but also <i>why they matter</i>. <br /><br />This new, completely updated edition brings the numbers up to date and continues to teach the basics of finance to managers who need to use financial data to drive their business. It also addresses issues that have become even more important in recent years鈥攊ncluding questions around the financial crisis and those around broader financial and accounting literacy.<br /><br />Accessible, jargon-free, and filled with entertaining stories of real companies, <i>Financial Intelligence</i> gives nonfinancial managers the confidence to understand the nuance beyond the numbers鈥攖o help bring everyday work to a new level.
How Finance Works: The HBR Guide to Thinking Smart About the Numb...
by Mihir A. Desai

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English

Pages

288

Publication Date

April 02, 2019

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<b>Based on a popular class taught by a Harvard Business School professor.</b><p>If you're not a numbers person, then finance can be intimidating and easy to ignore. But if you want to advance in your career, you'll need to make smart financial decisions and develop the confidence to clearly communicate those decisions to others.</p><p>In <i>How Finance Works</i>, Mihir Desai--a professor at Harvard Business School and author of <i>The Wisdom of Finance</i>--guides you into the complex but endlessly fascinating world of finance, demystifying it in the process.</p><p>Through entertaining case studies, interactive exercises, full-color visuals, and a conversational style that belies the topic, Professor Desai tackles a broad range of topics that will give you the knowledge and skills you need to finally understand how finance works. These include:</p><ul><li>How different financial levers can affect a company's performance</li><li>The different ways in which companies fund their operations and investments</li><li>Why finance is more concerned with cash flow than profits</li><li>How value is created, measured, and maximized</li><li>The importance of capital markets in helping companies grow</li></ul><p></p><p>Whether you're a student or a manager, an aspiring CFO or an entrepreneur, <i>How Finance Works</i> is the colorful and interactive guide you need to help you start thinking more deeply about the numbers.</p>
How to Measure Anything: Finding the Value of Intangibles in Busi...
by Douglas W. Hubbard

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English

Pages

433

Publication Date

February 24, 2014

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<b>Now updated with new measurement methods and new examples, <i>How to Measure Anything</i> shows managers how to inform themselves in order to make less risky, more profitable business decisions</b> <p>This insightful and eloquent book will show you how to measure those things in your own business, government agency or other organization that, until now, you may have considered "immeasurable," including customer satisfaction, organizational flexibility, technology risk, and technology ROI.</p> <ul> <li>Adds new measurement methods, showing how they can be applied to a variety of areas such as risk management and customer satisfaction</li> <li>Simplifies overall content while still making the more technical applications available to those readers who want to dig deeper</li> <li>Continues to boldly assert that any perception of "immeasurability" is based on certain popular misconceptions about measurement and measurement methods</li> <li>Shows the common reasoning for calling something immeasurable, and sets out to correct those ideas</li> <li>Offers practical methods for measuring a variety of "intangibles"</li> <li>Provides an online database (www.howtomeasureanything.com) of downloadable, practical examples worked out in detailed spreadsheets</li> </ul> <p>Written by recognized expert Douglas Hubbard鈥攃reator of Applied Information Economics鈥?lt;i>How to Measure Anything, Third Edition</i> illustrates how the author has used his approach across various industries and how any problem, no matter how difficult, ill defined, or uncertain can lend itself to measurement using proven methods.</p>
Financial Statements, Revised and Expanded Edition: A Step-by-Ste...
by Thomas R. Ittelson

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English

Pages

288

Publication Date

August 01, 2009

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<p>Now the best-selling book of its kind has gotten even better.</p><p>This revised and expanded second edition of Ittelson鈥檚 master work will give you that firm grasp of 鈥渢he numbers鈥?necessary for business success. With more than 100,000 copies in print, <i>Financial Statements</i> is a perfect introduction to financial accounting for non-financial managers, stock-market investors, undergraduate business and MBA students, lawyers, lenders, entrepreneurs, and more.</p><p>Most introductory finance and accounting books fail either because they are written 鈥渂y accountants for accountants鈥?or the authors 鈥渄umb down鈥?the concepts until they are virtually useless. <i>Financial Statements</i> deftly shows that all this accounting and financial-reporting stuff is not rocket science and that you can understand it! Ittelson empowers non-financial managers by clearly and simply demonstrating how the balance sheet, income statement and cash flow statement work together to offer a 鈥渟napshot鈥?of any company鈥檚 financial health. Every term is defined in simple, understandable language. Every concept is explained with a basic, straightforward transaction example. And with the book鈥檚 uniquely visual approach, you鈥檒l be able to see exactly how each transaction affects the three key financial statement of the enterprise.</p><p>Two new major sections with nine new chapters were added to this revised second edition of <i>Financial Statements</i>, simply the clearest and most comprehensive introduction to financial reporting available.</p>
Homeless to Billionaire: The 18 Principles of Wealth Attraction a...
by , Joe Vitale

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English

Pages

173

Publication Date

April 06, 2019

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Create Business Legacy Adventure<br /><br />In Homeless to Billionaire: The 18 Principles of Wealth Attraction and Creating Unlimited Opportunity, Andres Pira presents 18 principles for attracting wealth, creating opportunity, and celebrating self-discovery. <br />Inspired by his own massive life changes, Pira details his business journey from homeless and unemployed to telemarketer to a Thai baht billionaire. Using the principles developed by mentors including Brian Tracy, Jack Canfield, and Bob Proctor, Pira put their guidance into action. Innovating along the way and leveraging his own experiences with employees and clients; through failure and success, his 18 Principles were forged. Uncanny wisdom from this millennial adventurer-turned-businessman is blended with proven research and case studies into powerful lessons.<br /><br />"Do whatever it is you want to do in life. Be whomever you want to be. Go wherever you want to go. Have whatever it is you want to have right now," urges Pira.<br /><br />The book is part autobiography, part success workbook, and 100% life lessons as Pira details how to move from fear to inspiration, competitiveness to domination, and student to mentor in business. His call to action is for readers to live their legacy every day.<br /><br /><br />鈥淚 really enjoyed Homeless To Billionaire. It鈥檚 a valuable work on wealth-creation that also reads like a thrilling adventure story. Take the time to visit the world of Andres Pira; you鈥檒l be richly rewarded for it.鈥?lt;br />Gay Hendricks, Ph.D.<br />Author of The Big Leap<br /><br /><br />鈥淭his book shares an inspiring, miraculous story that鈥檚 a must read! It鈥檚 packed full of golden nuggets and proven wealth principles to help you create your own miracle!鈥?<br />Debbie Allen<br />International Speaker & Bestselling Author of <br />The Highly Paid Expert and Success Is EASY
Blockchain Bubble or Revolution: The Present and Future of Blockc...
by , Parth Detroja

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English

Pages

206

Publication Date

June 11, 2019

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<br /><p>Some experts say that cryptocurrencies and blockchains are just a scam; others say they鈥檙e 鈥渢he most important invention since the internet.鈥?It鈥檚 hard to tell who鈥檚 right. <b>Authored by Product Managers from Google, Microsoft, and Facebook, <i>Bubble or Revolution</i> cuts through the hype to offer a balanced, comprehensive, and accessible analysis of blockchains and cryptocurrencies.</b></p><br /><br /><br /><p>You鈥檒l learn the core concepts of these technologies and understand their strengths and weaknesses from real-world case studies; dive deep into their technical, economic, political, and legal complexities; and gain insights about their future from exclusive interviews with dozens of tech industry leaders. No coding or math needed!</p><br /><br /><br /><p><b>Are cryptocurrencies and blockchains a bubble or a revolution? We鈥檒l help you decide for yourself.</b></p><br /><br /><br /><p>What's inside:</p><br /><br /><br /><b>Bitcoin and the blockchain</b><br /><ul><br /><br /><li>How Bitcoin and blockchains work from a technical perspective with no assumed technical knowledge</li><li>Satoshi Nakamoto and the history of Bitcoin, the original blockchain</li><br /><li>A thorough overview of crucial crypto concepts (eg. blocks, keys, mining, nodes, etc.)</li><li>Frameworks for understanding when it actually makes sense to use blockchain</li><li>Major application scenarios for blockchain and cryptocurrencies and where it'll fall flat</li></ul><br /><br /><b>Public blockchains and altcoins</b><br /><ul><br /><li>Emerging trends in blockchain technology</li><li>What you should know before buying any cryptocurrency</li><br /><li>An overview of Etherum and smart contracts </li><br /><li>An overview of the strengths and weaknesses of the top altcoins and stable coins, including Monero (XMR), Tether (USDT), and Bitcoin Cash (BCH)</li><br /><li>Alternatives to blockchain and cryptocurrencies</li><br /><li>New kinds of decentralized ledger technology (dlt)</li><br /><li>The economics of both traditional payment methods and cryptocurrencies</li><li>Cryptocurrency security best practices and major breach case studies </li><br /></ul><br /><br /><br /><b>Private blockchains</b><br /><ul><br /><li>How blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and traditional banking and finance will interact with one another in the future</li><br /><li>Public blockchains vs private blockchains </li><br /><li>Limitations and shortcomings of public blockchains and cryptocurrencies</li><br /><li>The role of blockchain in the strategy of top tech companies like Facebook and Microsoft </li><br /><li>Case studies of how non-tech companies are effectively utilizing blockchain (eg. Walmart using it to prevent foodborne illness) </li><br /><li>Business blockchain case studies ranging from gaming (e.g. Xbox) to cloud services (e.g. Microsoft Azure鈥檚 blockchain-as-a-service and Amazon鈥檚 AWS offering)</li><br /><li>Blockchain鈥檚 use for big data, internet of things (IoT), and machine learning (ML)<br /></li><br /></ul><br /><br /><b>Cryptocurrency regulation and policy</b><br /><ul><br /><li>ICOs vs STOs vs IPOs</li><ul><br /><li>ICOs鈥?status as securities</li><br /><li>The SEC鈥檚 STO rules and Reg A+/CF/D/S</li><br /><li>KYC and AML laws</li></ul><br /><li>The debate over whether cryptocurrencies are securities</li><br /><li>The official stance of various countries on crypto </li><br /><li>An overview of crypto policy and regulatory hurdles </li><br /><li>The role of crypto in emerging markets and China</li><br /><li>Digital democracy and voting on the blockchain</li><br /></ul><br /><br /><b>The future of decentralized technology</b><br /><ul><br /><br /><li>If, how, and when the tokenization of national currencies will play out</li><br /><li>Facebook and WhatsApp鈥檚 upcoming cryptocurrencies</li><br /><li>Currency tokenization and China鈥檚 efforts to tokenize the yuan</li><br /><li>Blockchain, IoT, and the tangle</li><br /><li>Cryptocurrencies vs. fiat vs. the gold standard</li><br /><li>Predictions about the future of money, business, and currency</li><br /><li>Why blockchains would do better on Mars than Earth</li><br /></ul><br />
Financial Modelling With Jump Processes (Chapman and Hall/CRC Fin...
by Peter Tankov

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English

Pages

561

Publication Date

April 17, 2007

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Delivering Health Care in America
by , Douglas A. Singh

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English

Pages

663

Publication Date

October 06, 2017

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Delivering Health Care in America, Seventh Edition is the most current and comprehensive overview of the basic structures and operations of the U.S. health system--from its historical origins and resources, to its individual services, cost, and quality. Using a unique "systems" approach, the text brings together an extraordinary breadth of information into a highly accessible, easy-to-read resource that clarifies the complexities of health care organization and finance while presenting a solid overview of how the various components fit together.
1-PAGE PLANNER: How to Discover your Red-Hot Niche of Cash-Paying...
by Luke Fatooros

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English

Pages

84

Publication Date

July 10, 2019

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<p><em>鈥淚f you are starting out or in business, this is a no-nonsense, practical guide to outsmarting your competition by finding customers willing to buy from you the quickest.鈥?lt;/em></p><p>聽Thomas Lehner, Managing Director, Talk Digital, Australia</p><h1><strong>Got an idea</strong> but not sure where to start? Have a business that <strong>needs a boost</strong>? Want to find your red-hot, lucrative niche of ready to buy, <strong>cash-paying</strong> <strong>raving fans</strong>? Want to create your <strong>X-factor</strong> to stand out amongst your competition?</h1><h1><br /></h1><h2>Here鈥檚 the truth from a multi-award-winning, 5 times successful entrepreneur that most business owners simply don鈥檛 know.</h2><p><br /></p><p>In this <strong>1-Hour read</strong>, you will learn (through my personal case studies of actual business successes and workshops):</p><ol><li>The 2 Golden secrets that caused our tiny, struggling business to explode into a $12 million business in just 5 years.</li><li>The 2 Steps I used to create an idea and correctly position it from day 1, inside a red-hot niche and create a business valued at $3.5 million in 3 years, working just 2 days a week, from a home office.</li><li>The Shift-and-Sift process I used to create one of Australia鈥檚 most successful online business mentoring programs.</li><li>How I scratch built a business and sold it to a public listed company on the Australian stock market for just under 7 figures, after 14 months.</li><li>How I have used this same blueprint <strong>5 times now to build successful businesse</strong>s and you too can copy the exact process to create your X-factor to dominate your niche and build your very own successful business in way less time and stress.</li></ol><p><br />This process has taken years of struggling and figuring out, but now I have simplified it into a single page planner.</p><h2><strong>From 14 months of failure to $12 million in 5 years.</strong></h2><p>I co-founded my first business at age 23, with just $800, in my father's shed. We had no idea what we were doing. We had no experience or anyone to guide us.</p><p>After 14 months of working up to sixteen hours a day, including weekends, we were still not making any money. There were no rewards, just pain, and exhaustion.聽 We were doing the same thing 96% of businesses do and getting nowhere.</p><h2><strong>Here is the most common, everyday mistake we were making that prevented us from fast-tracking success:</strong></h2><p>Our biggest mistake was that we created a business idea first and then tried to find a market to sell it to. Are you doing this right now? We did not yet understand how money really flowed and what the smart entrepreneurs do first. They become obsessed with finding where there are already, cash-paying, raving fans, spending money easily. Then they craft an attractive solution to guarantee they become the business customers want to buy from.</p><h2><strong>So if you鈥檙e struggling right now in a new or existing business and you want to accelerate your revenue, attract more customers and grow with less stress and worry..</strong></h2><p>Then..</p><h2><strong>Download: MY 1-Page-Planner: How to Discover Your Red-Hot Niche of Cash-Paying Raving Fans. Dominate It. Become the Business Customers Want to Buy From.</strong></h2><h2><strong>Are You Ready..</strong></h2><p>To start off on the right foot, make a change and discover where the real money opportunities are right now that others miss and how you easily tap into them?</p><p>Then scroll up to the top and hit that <strong>BUY NOW</strong> button and we can get started.</p>

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