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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
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
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
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
In the spirit of Wendy Mogel s The Blessing of a Skinned Knee and Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman s Nurture Shock New York Times Your Money columnist Ron Lieber delivers a taboo-shattering manifesto that explains how talking openly to children about money can help parents raise modest patient grounded young adults who are financially wise beyond their years For Ron Lieber a personal finance columnist and father good parenting means talking about money with our kids Children are hyper-aware of money and they have scores of questions about its nuances But when parents shy away from the topic they lose a tremendous opportunity not just to model the basic financial behaviors that are increasingly important for young adults but also to imprint lessons about what the family truly values Written in a warm accessible voice grounded in real-world experience and stories from families with a range of incomes The Opposite of Spoiled is both a practical guidebook and a values-based philosophy The foundation of the book is a detailed blueprint for the best ways to handle the basics the tooth fairy allowance chores charity saving birthdays holidays cell phones checking accounts clothing cars part-time jobs and college tuition It identifies a set... of traits and virtues that embody the opposite of spoiled and shares how to embrace the topic of money to help parents raise kids who are more generous and less materialistic But The Opposite of Spoiled is also a promise to our kids that we will make them better with money than we are It is for all of the parents who know that honest conversations about money with their curious children can help them become more patient and prudent but who don t know how and when to start more
A real-life political thriller about an American financier in the Wild East of Russia the murder of his principled young tax attorney and his dangerous mission to expose the Kremlin s corruption Bill Browder s journey started on the South Side of Chicago and moved through Stanford Business School to the dog-eat-dog world of hedge fund investing in the 1990s It continued in Moscow where Browder made his fortune heading the largest investment fund in Russia after the Soviet Union s collapse But when he exposed the corrupt oligarchs who were robbing the companies in which he was investing Vladimir Putin turned on him and in 2005 had him expelled from Russia In 2007 a group of law enforcement officers raided Browder s offices in Moscow and stole 230 million of taxes that his fund s companies had paid to the Russian government Browder s attorney Sergei Magnitsky investigated the incident and uncovered a sprawling criminal enterprise A month after Sergei testified against the officials involved he was arrested and thrown into pre-trial detention where he was tortured for a year On November 16 2009 he was led to an isolation chamber handcuffed to a bedrail and beaten to death by eight guards in full riot gear Browder glimpsed the heart... of darkness and it transformed his life he embarked on an unrelenting quest for justice in Sergei s name exposing the towering cover-up that leads right up to Putin A financial caper a crime thriller and a political crusade Red Notice is the story of one man taking on overpowering odds to change the world more
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
From the coauthors of the New York Times bestseller Abundance comes their much anticipated follow-up Bold a radical how-to guide for using exponential technologies moonshot thinking and crowd-powered tools to create extraordinary wealth while also positively impacting the lives of billions Bold unfolds in three parts Part One focuses on the exponential technologies that are disrupting today s Fortune 500 companies and enabling upstart entrepreneurs to go from I ve got an idea to I run a billion-dollar company far faster than ever before The authors provide exceptional insight into the power of 3D printing artificial intelligence robotics networks and sensors and synthetic biology Part Two of the book focuses on the Psychology of Bold drawing on insights from billionaire entrepreneurs Larry Page Elon Musk Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos In addition Diamandis reveals his entrepreneurial secrets garnered from building fifteen companies including such audacious ventures as Singularity University XPRIZE Planetary Resources and Human Longevity Inc Finally Bold closes with a look at the best practices that allow anyone to leverage today s hyper-connected crowd like never before Here the authors teach how to design and use incentive... competitions launch million-dollar crowdfunding campaigns to tap into ten s of billions of dollars of capital and finally how to build communities armies of exponentially enabled individuals willing and able to help today s entrepreneurs make their boldest dreams come true Bold is both a manifesto and a manual It is today s exponential entrepreneur s go-to resource on the use of emerging technologies thinking at scale and the awesome power of crowd-powered tools 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
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