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Learn the secrets to maximizing your Social Security benefits and earn up to thousands of dollars more each year with expert advice that you can t get anywhere else Want to know how to navigate the forbidding maze of Social Security and emerge with the highest possible benefits You could try reading all 2 728 rules of the Social Security system and the thousands of explanations of these rules but Kotlikoff Moeller and Solman explain Social Security benefits in an easy to understand and user-friendly style What you don t know can seriously hurt you wrong decisions about which Social Security benefits to apply for cost some individual retirees tens of thousands of dollars in lost income every year How many retirees or those nearing retirement know about such Social Security options as file and suspend apply for benefits and then don t take them Or start stop start start benefits stop them then re-start them Or just as important when and how to use these techniques Get What s Yours covers the most frequent benefit scenarios faced by married retired couples by divorced retirees by widows and widowers among others It explains what to do if you re a retired parent of dependent children disabled or an eligible beneficiary who continues... to work and how to plan wisely before retirement It addresses the tax consequences of your choices as well as the financial implications for other investments Many personal finance books briefly address Social Security but none offers the thorough authoritative yet conversational analysis found here You ve paid all your working life for these benefits Now get what s yours more
There have been many books on a large and small scale about Steve Jobs one of the most famous CEOs in history But this book is different from all the others Becoming Steve Jobs takes on and breaks down the existing myth and stereotypes about Steve Jobs The conventional one-dimensional view of Jobs is that he was half-genius half-jerk from youth an irascible and selfish leader who slighted friends and family alike Becoming Steve Jobs answers the central question about the life and career of the Apple cofounder and CEO How did a young man so reckless and arrogant that he was exiled from the company he founded become the most effective visionary business leader of our time ultimately transforming the daily life of billions of people Drawing on incredible and sometimes exclusive access Schlender and Tetzeli tell a different story of a real human being who wrestled with his failings and learned to maximize his strengths over time Their rich compelling narrative is filled with stories never told before from the people who knew Jobs best and who decided to open up to the authors including his family former inner circle executives and top people at Apple Pixar and Disney most notably Tim Cook Jony Ive Eddy Cue Ed Catmull John Lasseter... Robert Iger and many others In addition Brent knew Jobs personally for 25 years and draws upon his many interviews with him on and off the record in writing the book He and Rick humanize the man and explain rather than simply describe his behavior Along the way the book provides rich context about the technology revolution we all have lived through and the ways in which Jobs changed our world Schlender and Tetzeli make clear that Jobs s astounding success at Apple was far more complicated than simply picking the right products he became more patient he learned to trust his inner circle and discovered the importance of growing the company incrementally rather than only shooting for dazzling game-changing products A rich and revealing account that will change the way we view Jobs Becoming Steve Jobs shows us how one of the most colorful and compelling figures of our times was able to combine his unchanging relentless passion with a more mature management style to create one of the most valuable and beloved companies on the planet more
Do you have the opportunity to do what you do best every day Chances are you don t All too often our natural talents go untapped From the cradle to the cubicle we devote more time to fixing our shortcomings than to developing our strengths To help people uncover their talents Gallup introduced the first version of its online assessment StrengthsFinder in 2001 which ignited a global conversation and helped millions to discover their top five talents In its latest national bestseller StrengthsFinder 2 0 Gallup unveils the new and improved version of its popular assessment language of 34 themes and much more see below for details While you can read this book in one sitting you ll use it as a reference for decades Loaded with hundreds of strategies for applying your strengths this new book and accompanying website will change the way you look at yourself--and the world around you--forever Available exclusively in StrengthsFinder 2 0 using the unique access code included with each book A new and upgraded edition of the StrengthsFinder assessment A personalized Strengths Discovery and Action-Planning Guide for applying your strengths in the next week month and year A more customized version of your top five theme report 50 Ideas for... Action 10 strategies for building on each of your top five themes more
One of the most inspiring and impactful books ever written The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has captivated readers for 25 years It has transformed the lives of Presidents and CEOs educators and parents in short millions of people of all ages and occupations
Tony Robbins has coached and inspired more than 50 million people from over 100 countries More than 4 million people have attended his live events Oprah Winfrey calls him super-human Now for the first time in his first book in two decades he s turned to the topic that vexes us all How to secure financial freedom for ourselves and our families Based on extensive research and one-on-one interviews with more than 50 of the most legendary financial experts in the world from Carl Icahn and Warren Buffett to Ray Dalio and Steve Forbes Tony Robbins has created a simple 7-step blueprint that anyone can use for financial freedom Robbins has a brilliant way of using metaphor and story to illustrate even the most complex financial concepts making them simple and actionable With expert advice on our most important financial decisions Robbins is an advocate for the reader dispelling the myths that often rob people of their financial dreams Tony Robbins walks readers of every income level through the steps to become financially free by creating a lifetime income plan This book delivers invaluable information and essential practices for getting your financial house in order MONEY Master the Game is the book millions of people have been waiting... for more
A groundbreaking examination of the growing inequality gap from the bestselling author of Bowling Alone why fewer Americans today have the opportunity for upward mobility It s the American dream get a good education work hard buy a house and achieve prosperity and success This is the America we believe in a nation of opportunity constrained only by ability and effort But during the last twenty-five years we have seen a disturbing opportunity gap emerge Americans have always believed in equality of opportunity the idea that all kids regardless of their family background should have a decent chance to improve their lot in life Now this central tenet of the American dream seems no longer true or at the least much less true than it was Robert Putnam about whom The Economist said his scholarship is wide-ranging his intelligence luminous his tone modest his prose unpretentious and frequently funny offers a personal but also authoritative look at this new American crisis Putnam begins with his high school class of 1959 in Port Clinton Ohio By and large the vast majority of those students our kids went on to lives better than those of their parents But their children and grandchildren have had harder lives amid diminishing prospects... Putnam tells the tale of lessening opportunity through poignant life stories of rich and poor kids from cities and suburbs across the country drawing on a formidable body of research done especially for this book Our Kids is a rare combination of individual testimony and rigorous evidence Putnam provides a disturbing account of the American dream that should initiate a deep examination of the future of our country more
This classic text is annotated to update Graham s timeless wisdom for today s market conditions The greatest investment advisor of the twentieth century Benjamin Graham taught and inspired people worldwide Graham s philosophy of value investing -- which shields investors from substantial error and teaches them to develop long-term strategies -- has made The Intelligent Investor the stock market bible ever since its original publication in 1949 Over the years market developments have proven the wisdom of Graham s strategies While preserving the integrity of Graham s original text this revised edition includes updated commentary by noted financial journalist Jason Zweig whose perspective incorporates the realities of today s market draws parallels between Graham s examples and today s financial headlines and gives readers a more thorough understanding of how to apply Graham s principles Vital and indispensable this HarperBusiness Essentials edition of The Intelligent Investor is the most important book you will ever read on how to reach your financial goals
This book has been FULLY updated to reflect PMI s changes to the PMP exam and should be used to prepare for all PMP exams delivered on or after July 30th of 2013 Can you imagine valuing a book so much that you send the author a Thank You letter Hundreds of thousands of project managers know and understand why PMP Exam Prep is a worldwide best-seller Years of PMP exam preparation experience endless hours of ongoing research interviews with project managers who failed the exam to identify gaps in their knowledge and a razor-sharp focus on making sure project managers don t waste a single minute of their time studying are THE reasons this book is the best-selling PMP exam preparation guide in the world PMP Exam Prep Eighth Edition contains hundreds of updates and improvements from previous editions--including new exercises and sample questions never before in print Offering hundreds of sample questions critical time-saving tips plus games and activities available nowhere else this book will help you pass the PMP exam on your FIRST try
Researcher and thought leader Dr Bren Brown offers a powerful new vision that encourages us to dare greatly to embrace vulnerability and imperfection to live wholeheartedly and to courageously engage in our lives It is not the critic who counts not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or where the doer of deeds could have done them better The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood who strives valiantly who at best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement and who at worst if he fails at least fails while daring greatly Theodore RooseveltEvery day we experience the uncertainty risks and emotional exposure that define what it means to be vulnerable or to dare greatly Whether the arena is a new relationship an important meeting our creative process or a difficult family conversation we must find the courage to walk into vulnerability and engage with our whole hearts In Daring Greatly Dr Brown challenges everything we think we know about vulnerability Based on twelve years of research she argues that vulnerability is not weakness but rather our clearest path to courage engagement and meaningful connection The book that Dr Brown s many fans have been... waiting for Daring Greatly will spark a new spirit of truth and trust in our organizations families schools and communities more
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