Description : 'Hits the bull's-eye with every chapter... Very highly recommended.' - The Independent This is a fully updated new edition of the bestselling guide for anyone who is thinking of starting their own business. It covers both the strategic and practical issues in the ideal level of detail for budding entrepreneurs, and is full of insider tips which will help give your business the edge in a tough marketplace.
Description : We all have things we want to achieve, goals we want to reach, targets we want to hit. But how often do we find ourselves saying, 'If only there were more hours in the day' or simply 'I don't have time'? Time Management, however, is dead. Productivity - getting more done in the time we have - is king. However productive you already are, you will find this book full of practical tips on how to achieve more in less time. In the past few years alone the author, Matt Avery, has been running three businesses concurrently, as well as writing five books, and producing two musicals for the Edinburgh fringe. He is 'Mr Productivity' and in this book he shares his secrets.
Description : Do you feel that you have been left behind in the technological revolution? Are you looking for sound, practical advice on getting the most out of email and the Internet? If so, The Internet and email for the Over 50s is exactly what you need! Focusing on a wide range of internet and email uses that are of particular relevance and interest to older computer users and the technologically terrified, including travel, shopping and much more, this book even covers online dating! The author approaches the subject in a highly accessible way, covering emailing, making calls over the Internet, shopping online, banking, setting up a blog and searching online. Starting from first basics, it begins with how to choose the right computer, software and peripherals. Made up of of self-contained chapters with the emphasis on what the computer is being used for, rather than scary technical stuff about the software needed, this book covers key areas of interest including: getting started with email, sending and receiving emails and attachments; making phone calls over the internet (VOIP etc), 'chatting' online; reading and writing blogs; keeping your personal information safe online and keeping your computer safe from viruses; finding what you need on the internet, shopping, banking and online auctions. Filled with clear instructions and supported with screenshots, tips, hints and a full 'jargon-busting' glossary, it assumes no prior knowledge of using the internet and email, guiding you with practical good humour to success. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of the Internet and email. FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
Description : Write Winning Essays and Dissertations is an invaluable guide for anyone who wants to improve their assessed written work. Whether you are in desperate need of help or just want advice on improving your writing style, this book will prove useful throughout your academic career and beyond. It will show you how to plan your work so that your argument is expressed clearly, how to use language to best effect and how to get the most out of your sources. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of psychology. FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
Description : The book focuses on the special nature of winning significant business in competitive markets in pitches involving several formal stages. It will: Review the essential processes of making complex sales and the role of core techniques of persuasion Show how to handle initial contacts and meetings and obtain a clear brief regarding customer/client needs Demonstrate the process of analysing client needs and putting clear and persuasive proposal documents in writing Sunday: What is a pitch? Monday: Initial contact Tuesday: Planning a powerful response Wednesday: Putting proposals in writing Thursday: Preparing a formal presentational pitch Friday: Making the presentation Saturday: Follow-up action and the power of persistence
Description : Complete English as a Foreign Language is a comprehensive ebook + audio language course that takes you from beginner to intermediate level. The new edition of this successful course has been fully revised and is packed with new learning features to give you the language, practice and skills to communicate with confidence. -Maps from A1 to B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for languages -Teaches British English with American equivalents. -Authentic listening activities - everyday conversations give you a flavour of real British and American English voices -10 learning units plus grammar reference and A-Z word glossary -Discovery Method - figure out rules and patterns to make the language stick -Teaches the key skills - reading, writing, listening and speaking -Learn to learn - tips and skills on how to be a better language learner -Culture notes - learn about the people and places of the English-speaking world -Outcomes-based learning - focus your studies with clear aims -Test Yourself - see and track your own progress Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by language learners for over 75 years.
Description : The tools of NLP are perfect for anyone looking to move jobs. Before the interview, NLP will help you understand the language of the job advert, and mirror it in your CV and covering letter to maximise your chances of getting an interview. Preparing for the interview, this book will show how you can use NLP to learn from the best practices of people who perform brilliantly at interview. During the interview, NLP skills will help you click instantly with the interviewer and ensure you get all your best attributes across. And after the interview, you can use NLP to ensure you negotiate yourself the best deal.
Description : This book is a do-it-yourself guide for those who want to create books for online publishers, featuring over 400 screen prints to walk you through the process of creating and editing content with InDesign. There is a focus on features that work equally well in print (PDF), EPUB and MOBI formats. There are 230 pages alone of examples of InDesign features such as pages, text frames and styles, as well as tasks such as importing text from the clipboard or Microsoft Word. There are no files to download; instead you build everything from the ground up giving you confidence to immediately begin working with InDesign. The majority of the 51 examples are all-inclusive so that you can jump to the chapter you're interested in and immediately complete those examples. Throughout the book references and links to related topics weave the material together to provide a solid foundation, and the 12 page index is a quick reference that includes InDesign terms, as well as the layman's equivalent – for example type vs. text. The InDesign book panel is a powerful tool to organize and work with documents, but a regular InDesign document is all you need to export to PDF, EPUB or MOBI. The choice is yours – a basic document or a more complex one with a table of contents or index. The focus is entirely on InDesign components used in creating books including pages and frames, styles, images, hyperlinks, a table of contents, the InDesign book panel and indexes. Your InDesign files can be exported to PDF, ePUB or MOBI formats which are accepted by these publishers: Amazon™ Kindle (MOBI) Amazon Createspace™ (Print) Barnes & Noble™ pubit! Apple® iBookstore Google® Books kobo™ Writing Life The last chapter provides specific requirements for each publisher and outlines the process of creating a publishing account, submitting books, and of course monitoring your sales.
Description : NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • There’s decorating, and then there’s organizing. From the Instagram-sensation home experts (with a serious fan club that includes Reese Witherspoon, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Mindy Kaling), here is an accessible, room-by-room guide to establishing new order in your home. Believe this: every single space in your house has the potential to function efficiently and look great. The mishmash of summer and winter clothes in the closet? Yep. Even the dreaded junk drawer? Consider it done. And the best news: it’s not hard to do—in fact, it's a lot of fun. From the home organizers who made their orderly eye candy the method that everyone swears by comes Joanna and Clea’s signature approach to decluttering. The Home Edit walks you through paring down your belongings in every room, arranging them in a stunning and easy-to-find way (hello, labels!), and maintaining the system so you don't need another do-over in six months. When you're done, you'll not only know exactly where to find things, but you'll also love the way it looks. A masterclass and look book in one, The Home Edit is filled with bright photographs and detailed tips, from placing plastic dishware in a drawer where little hands can reach to categorizing pantry items by color (there's nothing like a little ROYGBIV to soothe the soul). Above all, it's like having your best friends at your side to help you turn the chaos into calm. PLEASE NOTE: The paperback includes a starter set of labels for your refrigerator; the ebook and audiobook include a link to download and print the labels from a computer (you will need 8-1/2 x 11-inch clear repositionable sticker project paper, such as Avery 4397). Featured in Glamour's 10 Books to Help You Live Your Best Life