How to Be a Better Deal-Closer: the 7P's of successful deal-closing (ebook) by Simon P. HaighDeals are pivotal to business growth and are being struck all the time. You won't succeed in business without striking deals. Deal-closing is not limited to CEOs. To varying degrees and at different times, we all strike deals in business. Every person or organization engages in deal-closing at some point. This book provides valuable and accessible insight into the key elements required to ensure successful deal-closing. It is written in an easy to read, no-nonsense style, and is easily accessible to those who are not proficient with deal closing. The chapters include real-life stories and insights from a wide spectrum of the author's connections and experiences.
The Next Millionaire Next Door: enduring strategies for building wealth (ebook) by Thomas J. Stanley; Sarah Stanley FallawWhat does it take to become wealthy today? The simple and yet challenging answer is: the consistent exercise of certain behaviors that have been shown to relate to financial success. Millionaires continue to demonstrate a disciplined approach to their finances, allowing them, over time, to transform income into wealth. In The Next Millionaire Next Door, Dr Thomas J. Stanley and Dr Sarah Stanley Fallaw provide data-backed insights into what it takes to become the millionaire next door today, including: Identifying and ignoring the myths about wealth and income, Understanding how those around you influence your financial behaviors, Living below your means, Identifying and developing your own behaviors that are conducive to building wealth, Finding careers and opportunities that allow for both economic and lifestyle-related freedom, Gaining knowledge and composure to invest and grow wealth Book jacket.
Wicked Terre Haute by Tim CrumrinFor over a century, Terre Haute, Indiana, was known as a 'sin city'. Its West End was one of the most notorious red-light districts in the Midwest. At its height, in the 1920s, it contained sixty brothels and nearly one thousand prostitutes. During Prohibition, it was a bootlegging center. Hijackings, violence, and murder were common as rival gangs from St. Louis and Chicago fought for turf. Crumrin tells the stories of the colorful people and events that gave Terre Haute its well-earned national reputation.
Call Number: HN80.T47 C78 2019
J & K: Political Science & Law
The Congress (ebook) by Daniel J. Reagan; Gary Lee MalechaThis work will provide an authoritative and illuminating overview of the U.S. Congress, from the history of the Senate and the House of Representatives to the rules, procedures, and traditions that govern its operations and lawmaking.
The Crisis in America's Criminal Courts: improving criminal justice outcomes by transforming decision-making (ebook) by William R. KellyThe Crisis in the American Criminal Courts highlights a variety of problems that judges, prosecutors, and public defenders face within a criminal justice system that is ineffective, unfair, and extraordinarily expensive. While many argue, and I agree, that crushing caseloads and court dockets certainly qualify as a crisis, I suggest there is a much greater crisis in the courts that results in profound downstream effects on criminal justice performance and outcomes. It sounds simple, but the greatest risk faced by the justice system is the lack of time, expertise, and resources for effective decision-making.
Nationalism Today: extreme political movements around the world (ebook) by M. Troy Burnett (Editor)This extensive reference examines extreme political movements and the political, cultural, and economic conditions that breed them, from the alt-right in the United States to the Houthi Rebel Movement in Yemen and the question of Taiwan's independence. Nationalism Today: Extreme Political Movements around the World is an authoritative guide for students and teachers who seek to understand nationalist movements across the globe. The two-volume work opens with essays that describe different types of nationalist movements: extremist, revisionist, and separatist. Arranged by country, the entries that follow provide the geographic, cultural, economic, and political context for the development of nationalist movements. The entries provide expert analysis of specific movements and lay the groundwork for comparison of the many different types of extreme political movements that are exerting themselves around the world today. In addition, easy-to-read tables give cultural, economic, and political facts and figures for each country. A comprehensive scholarly bibliography of secondary sources rounds out the book. Investigates nationalism on a theoretical level while providing real-life examples of specific nationalist movements that are making headlines around the world today Provides comparative studies of nationalist movements around the world, enabling readers to compare and contrast how and why these groups are manifesting worldwide Easy-to-read facts and figures for each country provide another layer of information in analyzing the hows and whys of growing nationalist movements