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Complete Chinese (Mandarin): The Basics (Dictionary)

Description At Learn Chinese we feel there is a void in the correct teaching and learning of Mandarin Chinese. Most textbooks and run of the mill learning guides you can buy teach useless words and phrases. Most people traveling to or wanting to learn Mandarin do not need to learn “what to say at airport” (they all speak english there). This is just one example. Most textbooks teach too formal of Mandarin as well and the average everyday person do not use this form. We are here to offer a better way to learn and a more useful form so you can speak like you...

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Better Selling Through Storytelling: The Essential Roadmap to Becoming a Revenue Rockstar

Description The old way of selling is to push a message or product. The new way of selling is to pull people in with a compelling story―one that is magnetic to clients.Better Selling Through Storytelling helps people become master storytellers so they can truly love what they do and get off the self-esteem roller coaster of only feeling good if their numbers are up. John Livesay encourages readers to give up selling―and become storytellers instead! He teaches sales representatives and entrepreneurs alike how to become irresistible to their clients and what the best storytelling strategy is to get a yes. From learning how not to...

Be Bold and Win the Sale 0

Be Bold and Win the Sale: Get Out of Your Comfort Zone and Boost Your Performance

Description WHAT’S THE KEY TO SALES SUCCESS? BOLDNESS. “Jeff Shore shows how to gain the essential confidence that is the first step to a great sales career.” – Neil Rackham, bestselling author of SPIN Selling “This book is loaded with great ideas to educate, inspire, and make you unstoppable in sales.” – Brian Tracy, bestselling author of Unlimited Sales Success Includes interviews with Daniel Pink, Larry Winget, Linda Richardson, and many others The most common challenge every sales professional must overcome is not indecisive customers, inferior products, or innovative competitors. It’s the discomfort you feel when initiating calls, dealing with difficult customers, and asking for...

This I Know 0

This I Know: Marketing Lessons from Under the Influence

Description Canada’s most famous adman spills a career’s worth of marketing secrets, so anyone can compete with the best in their business–whatever that business might be. Big companies spend a fortune marketing their wares and services. Can yours? Invariably people ask advertising veteran and CBC Radio host Terry O’Reilly one question more than any other: How does a little business compete with the big guys? After decades at the helm of an award-winning advertising production company, and over a decade exploring the art and science of marketing for CBC Radio, O’Reilly delivers all the answers they–and anyone with something to sell–ever wanted to know. Following...

The Mystery of Sleep 0

The Mystery of Sleep: Why a Good Night’s Rest Is Vital to a Better, Healthier Life

Description We spend a third of our lives in bed, but how much do we really understand about how sleep affects us? In the past forty years, scientists have discovered that our sleep (or lack of it) can affect nearly every aspect of our waking lives. Poor sleep could be a sign of a disease, the result of a vitamin or iron deficiency, or the cause of numerous other problems, both sleeping and waking. Yet many people, even medical personnel, are unaware of the dangers of poor sleep. Enter Dr. Meir Kryger, a world authority on the science of sleep, with a comprehensive guide to...

Statistics 0

Statistics: An Introduction: Teach Yourself

Description Do you need to gain confidence with handling numbers and formulae? Do you want a clear, step-by-step guide to the key concepts and principles of statistics? Nearly all aspects of our lives can be subject to statistical analysis. Statistics: An Introduction shows you how to interpret, analyze and present figures.Assuming minimal knowledge of maths and using examples from a wide variety of everyday contexts, this book makes often complex concepts and techniques easy to get to grips with. This new edition has been fully updated.Whether you want to understand the statistics that you are bombarded with every day or are a student or professional...

Myths of Management 0

Myths of Management: What People Get Wrong About Being the Boss

Description Is it really true that working longer hours makes you more successful? Do you really need to hide your emotions in order to gain respect as a manager? Does higher pay really always lead to higher performance?The world of management is blighted by fads, fiction and falsehoods. In Myths of Management, Cary Cooper and Stefan Stern take you on an entertaining journey through the most famous myths surrounding the much-written about topic of management. They debunk false assumptions, inject truth into over-simplifications and tackle damaging habits head-on. Fascinating insights from psychology, leadership theory and organizational behaviour provide you with a compelling and practical guide...

Think Like a Startup 0

Think Like a Startup: Get Agile and Unleash Your Inner Entrepreneur (Be Your Best), 2nd Edition

Description Reboot your entrepreneurial spirit and excel in the digital age. The days of being locked into a single career for life are long gone. It’s time to reinvent yourself, transform your life and work the new economy for everything it’s worth. With the industrial age quickly vanishing in the rearview mirror, Think Like a Startup is your instruction manual for hacking your mind and acquiring the skills to take control of your life and fortunes in the digital age. Inspirational, subversive, and with a wealth of insightful guidance, Think Like a Startup will help you to break from a lifetime of legacy programming and...

Mastering Rust 0

Mastering Rust, 2nd Edition

Description Rust is an empowering language that provides a rare combination of safety, speed, and zero-cost abstractions. Mastering Rust – Second Edition is filled with clear and simple explanations of the language features along with real-world examples, showing you how you can build robust, scalable, and reliable programs. This second edition of the book improves upon the previous one and touches on all aspects that make Rust a great language. We have included the features from latest Rust 2018 edition such as the new module system, the smarter compiler, helpful error messages, and the stable procedural macros. You’ll learn how Rust can be used for...

Linux Administration 0

Linux Administration: A Beginners Guide

Description Now with a virtual machine showcasing the book’s test system configuration, Linux Administration: A Beginner’s Guide, Seventh Edition teaches system administrators how to set-up and configure Linux quickly and easily.Effectively set up and manage any version of Linux on individual servers or entire networks using this practical resource. Fully updated to cover the latest tools and techniques, Linux Administration: A Beginner’s Guide, Seventh Edition features clear explanations, step-by-step instructions, and real-world examples.Find out how to configure hardware and software, work from the GUI or command line, maintain Internet and network services, and secure your data. Performance tuning, virtualization, containers, software management, and backup solutions...