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12 lessons in business leadership : insights from the championship career of Tom Brady / Ciminelli, Anne Mary.
Twelve lessons in business leadership :
Leadership
Success in business
Brady, Tom, 1977- -- Career in football.

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65 roses and a Trunki : defying the odds in life and business / Hughes, Peter.
Sixty five roses and a Trunki
"Rob Law is the designer and inventor of the award-winning and best-selling children's ride-on suitcase and children's travel brand Trunki. Famously he went on Dragon's Den and was told that his business was worthless and would never be a success. He's now sold over 3.5 million suitcases. 65 Roses and a Trunki explains how he overcame overwhelming obstacles to create a hugely successful British business. The book is a lesson for us all about never giving up, backing yourself and your passions, and creating a better world around you, for yourself, employees and family. With messages on how anyone can become a champion at overcoming challenges, the author's road to success includes expert insights around leadership, innovation, marketing and creativity"--Provided by publisher.


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A world without work : technology, automation, and how we should respond / Susskind, Daniel

Automation -- Social aspects
Computers and civilization
Computers -- Social aspects
Internet -- Social aspects
Professions
Social change
Technology -- Social aspects

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Battle tested! : Gettysburg leadership lessons for 21st century leaders / Mccausland, Jeffrey D.

Command of troops
Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863
Leadership

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Busting the real estate investing lies : build wealth the smart way : through the most time-tested, least volatile path to financial freedom / Vreeland, Jimmy.

If you think that real estate investment is risky, costly, time-consuming, and complicated, think again. Investing in real estate is actually the smartest, most powerful tactic to create a reliable, passive form of income-if you use it right. In Busting the Real Estate Investment Lies, real estate expert Jimmy Vreeland has teamed up with life insurance guru Kim Butler to show you how to break the middle class myth and find financial freedom through the time-tested method of combining real estate with whole life insurance. Tackling the eight most common misconceptions about real estate investment-from thinking debt is bad to believing property ownership will eat your time-they lay out their proven eight-step plan for strategically building wealth. This isn't some get rich quick scheme, destined to crash and burn. This is your chance to truly reclaim financial freedom through steady, dependable income.

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Buy, rehab, rent, refinance, repeat : the BRRRR rental property investment strategy made simple / Greene, David

Invest in real estate and never run out of money--using the hottest strategy in the real estate world!

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China Rx : exposing the risks of America's dependence on China for medicine / Gibson, Rosemary

Drug control
Pharmaceutical industry -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Pharmaceutical industry -- United States
Drugs -- Quality control.
Pharmaceutical industry -- China.

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Creative construction : the DNA of sustained innovation / Pisano, Gary P.

Creating an innovation strategy -- Beginning the journey -- Navigating the route -- Whatever happened to Blockbuster? -- Is the party really over? -- Designing the innovation system -- Venturing outside your home court -- Synthesis -- When to hold 'em and when to fold 'em -- Building the culture -- The paradox of innovative cultures -- Leaders as cultural architects -- Becoming a creative constructive leader -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.

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Hope Blooms : plant a seed, harvest a dream / Hope Blooms (Firm)

There is an old saying that it takes a village to raise a child, but Jessie Jollymore has experienced through the youth of Hope Blooms, an inner city initiative she founded that engages at-risk youth, that sometimes it takes the children to raise the village. A dietitian who worked in inner city health for 15 years, Jollymore witnessed the challenges people face every day with food security, isolation, discrimination, and poverty. An idea bloomed of creating sustainable, youth-driven micro-economies: growing local food systems, growing social enterprises, and mentoring youth to become leaders of change. This led to over 50 youth ages 6 to 18 leading the way in growing over 3,000 pounds of organic produce yearly for their community, building innovative outdoor classrooms, and building a successful Fresh Herb Dressing social enterprise, with 100% of proceeds going toward growing food, and scholarships for youth. In this inspiring, vibrant book, the youth behind Hope Blooms tell the story of the social enterprise they built from the soil up, the struggles of "creating something from nothing," successfully navigating the world of business, and ultimately building resilience and leaving behind a legacy. Includes youth's words of wisdom, stories, and poetry, and over 75 colour photos.

Find accurate phone-verified information on every company in Canada in this database of 1.9 million businesses. Additionally their files are processed monthly against the National Change of Address Program.

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Research 11 million Canadian households with the largest database available. Records are 100% publicly sourced to comply with Canadian privacy laws.

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Provides access to specialized reference sources that used to be only available in library. eBooks available in this collection are: Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer; Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders; Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine; Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health; Scholarships, Fellowships, and Loans, 22nd ed.; and Nonfiction Literature Classics for Students.

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Lynda.com gives users free access to thousands of video tutorial courses with a focus on such areas as technology, software development, business skills, project management as well as creative skills like animation and video editing. The courses are taught by recognized industry experts who will guide you along in learning the skills you need for your personal and professional development. How to use Lynda



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Scott’s Canadian Business Directory lists Canadian manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, sales agents and business services providers. This information is updated annually.

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Self-serve standard products available on the Statistics Canada website ― including CANSIM and census data products ― are now free of charge. This is an open resource for everyone and not VPL-subscribed.

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