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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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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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CISA certified information systems auditor practice exams / Gregory, Peter H.
Certified information systems auditor practice exams
Electronic data processing departments -- Auditing -- Examinations -- Study guides.
Electronic data processing personnel -- Certification -- Study guides
Information Systems Audit and Control Association -- Examinations -- Study guides.
Management information systems -- Auditing -- Examinations -- Study guides.

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Courage goes to work : how to build backbones, boost performance, and get results / Treasurer, Bill

Courage
Employees -- Attitudes
Management -- Psychological aspects
Organizational change -- Management
Personnel management -- Psychological aspects

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Ego, authority, failure : using emotional intelligence like a hostage negotiator to succeed as a leader / Gaunt, Derek.

A Gallup study found that 50% of resigning employees did so "to get away from their manager...." The ones who don't quit become disengaged; creating a negative work environment costing U.S. companies billions in lost productivity each year.Leaders in the 21st century need to understand that technical skills are not enough to be an effective manager. They need to able to demonstrate Tactical Empathy to create a more productive environment. This book introduces readers to the fundamentals of Hostage Negotiator-Leadership (HNL) which has, as its foundation, Tactical Empathy. Inside, you'll learn 12 simple-to-execute skills that, if applied immediately, will have you operating at a level higher than most.Ego, Authority, Failure was written for leaders who want actionable techniques to build trust-based influence in order to motivate and inspire. It is also shares cautionary tales for those in denial about the damage their ego and authority has on their organization.


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How to retire debt-free & wealthy : a finance coach reveals the secrets, tips, and techniques of how clients become millionaires / Ibbotson, Christine.
How to retire debt-free and wealthy
"Christine Ibbotson has been providing financial advice for decades. She's fully aware of the reality: In today's busy life, most people are worried about their jobs, their kids, and what to make for dinner. Planning for the future is usually last on the list. Most believe it is too difficult to understand all the ins and outs of the financial markets, how to save and plan for the future, and how to pay off their mortgage. They would rather leave it up to someone else to make the decisions on their retirement portfolios. As Ibbotson suggests, most people simply wait too long to plan and then panic. In How to Retire Debt-Free and Wealthy, Licensed Financial Advisor Christine Ibbotson offers accessible and realistic guidelines in a series of achievable steps, from debt elimination to wealth management, teaching readers how to create their own customizable financial plans. Illustrated with stories of real clients who have achieved their retirement dreams, Ibbotson's book is sure to leave readers with all the tools and techniques to save and eliminate debt."--From publisher.


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Moral capitalism : why fairness won't make us poor / Pearlstein, Steven.

Capitalism -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Equality -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
United States -- Social policy -- 21st century.

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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