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1001 ways to engage employees : help people do better what they do best / Goldsmith, Marshall
Thousand and one ways to engage employees
Employee empowerment
Employee motivation

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A finer future : creating an economy in service to life / Lovins, L. Hunter

"Humanity is in a race with catastrophe and charting the course to a regenerative economy is the most important work facing the world. A Finer Future gathers the evidence and delivers the essential blueprint for an economy that works for people and the planet."--

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Capitalism in America : a history / Greenspan, Alan

Capitalism -- United States -- History
Economic history
United States -- Economic conditions
United States -- Economic policy

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Driven to succeed : from poverty to podium / Netmaker, Kendal

Businessmen -- Canada -- Biography
Indians of North America -- Biography
Industrial management
Entrepreneurship -- Canada -- Biography.

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Lab rats : how Silicon Valley made work miserable for the rest of us / Lyons, Daniel

Corporate culture
Organizational behavior
Work environment

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Make a nerdy living : how to turn your passions into profit, with advice from nerds around the globe / Langley, Alex

Turn your obsession into your profession! This funny, information-packed guide shows you how to transform your nerdy passion into a lucrative career ... and satisfying life.

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.

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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.

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