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The Problem of Knowledge in Financial Markets

One of the undoubted highlights of the book 'Professional Investor Rules' is the chapter by Paul Jourdan, AAA-rated fund manager and CEO of Amati Global Investors. A highly pellucid and thought-provoking piece, it takes an unflinching look at what it means to be a successful investor engaged in the "living and strangely intelligent organism" of today's financial markets - the importance of self-knowledge, the vital role of history and stories, and the limits of certainty that every investor must come to terms with.

This eBook exclusively reproduces the chapter as a standalone piece. It remains a striking and provocative piece of essential reading for every investor.

75 Things You Should Know About Working in a Call Center: A Fun Look at Life on the Phones

This book is an in-depth look at what it is like to work on the phones in a call center. Fun, revealing and at times, shocking. Marsha tells it like it is to work 8 hours a day with headsets glued to your head.

Ten golden rules of equity investing

A distillation of insights from the world of investing into ten succinct rules - a light-hearted eBook with some serious lessons. A must-read for all investors.

A Short History of Elon Musk: The genius billionaire's pursuit of world domination

A household name, Elon Musk seems to defy all odds with every one of his ventures from Paypal, SpaceX. SolarCity, Tesla and Neuralink. A master visionary bent on making each of his initiatives a major milestone in human innovation.

The digest captures Musk's story from childhood to the genius he is today, with special insights into his life and mindset and the sometimes very personal decisions he has made in his pursuit of relentless innovation, invention and changing the goal post of humankind's mastery of the world.

This digest is a biographical account of the innovator, businessman and the modern day version of a 21st century Einstein.

Cautionary tales for the modern investor: The seven deadly sins of multi-asset investing

Investing is an activity that's rife with opportunity to fall into bad habits, be led astray or make decisions for the wrong reasons. Being aware of the behavioural traps and temptations that lie in wait for the unwary investor is the first step to avoiding them.

The Seven Deadly Sins were formulated in early Christian teachings to make followers mindful of man's natural vices - lust, gluttony, greed, sloth, wrath, envy and pride.

On the following pages, The Seven Deadly Sins are adapted to the world of multi-asset investment, revealing the all-too-common investor tendencies that the authors look to avoid in order to achieve reliable long-term performance.

Lee Kuan Yew: The Unofficial Biography

This is the biography of the great Mr. Lee Kuan Yew, whom Mr Obama has mentioned to be one of the greatest men in the 20th and 21st century.

Mr Lee was nominated as among the top 100 people in Time 100 that affect the world.

In this short unofficial biography, you will get to know the intelligence, thoughts, wisdom and character of a great leader.

Do check out Book 2... Lee Kuan Yew : Inspiring Life Changing Habits of LKY. Just model after some of his successful habits and see how you can improve your life too!

The Exclusive Millennial Blueprint - How Twenty-Five Millennials Are Changing The World: How Twenty-Five Millennials Are Changing The World



Have you always wondered how the most influential young people got to the top?

This book does just that it goes behind the scenes of the most influential people and shows you how it all started.

You will learn how Adam Braun created Pencils of Promise and how it changed the world. Lewis Howes struggled with Dyslexia didn't stop him from changing the world and by looking at his struggles you will be inspired to keep going forward. He went on to create the School of Greatness before he turned 30.

This book will show that regardless of misfortune, age, upbringing, and education you can achieve the impossible if you believe in it.

Have you always thought and believed that someone people are destined for greatness and you are not. Then by reading this book, you will be proved wrong. You will be inspired, motivated and pushed to conquer all your fears and become all that you are meant to be.

These twenty-five stories of successful entrepreneurs will motivate you to follow your dreams. Each story has been cultivated for you to take charge of your life and follow your dreams. You will learn how a college dropout used crowdfunding to pursue his dreams and create an empire.

One story shows you how a twelve year old created an app and became one of the richest kids and how he used his success later on in life to change the course of how apps are developed. No matter where you are at in your life, these twenty five stories show you that it is possible to start from nothing and turn that into something.

This book features the true success stories of:

Peter VoogdLewis HowesAdam BraunNathan ChanAshley ZahabianGerard AdamsCatherine CookTed NashAnd much more....

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Being SAGE: 50th Anniversary Edition

Over drinks with her favorite professor and her future husband, a 25-year-old Sara Miller founded one of the most influential academic publishing houses on the planet. This career-spanning autobiography follows Sara Miller McCune and the company that emerged from that cocktail hour, SAGE Publishing. Read along as over 50 years SAGE grows from publishing a single journal promoted by direct mail (from a list provided by Daniel Patrick Moynihan) into a globe-spanning and proudly independent company with a core belief that engaged scholarship lies at the heart of any healthy society.

While the book is an excellent source for those interested in publishing, education (especially the rise of social science in the post-war academy), and entrepreneurship, perhaps its most powerful impact is as an inspiring tale for young women anxious to start their own business and chart an independent course in life.

This book is only available in e-book format.

corporate [g]ripping stories: mamma, che impresa!

This publication is part of the Mamma, che impresa! project, a workshop that promotes corporate culture, founded on the initiative of Rancilio Cube and open to collaborations and synergies.The stories of nine bright business case-histories, narrated, together with professional writers, by those who have founded them and lead them, and the stories that won a national essay contest for students from Italian schools, called to bring youths closer to the idea of entrepreneurship and its importance.One of the ten stories by the very young writers acts as a common thread, as it's extraordinarily capable of covering all the key elements of best entrepreneurship.After #librosospeso, dedicated to the incredible story of a young independent bookseller, another confirmation of the parnership between Rancilio Cube and dEste, a publishing house oriented towards innovation and attentive to young audiences, with the further contribution of Feduf Foundation for Economic Financial and Savings Education that has promoted and coordinated the literary prize for schools.

Four Thousand Days: My Journey From Prison To Business Success

Duane Jackson grew up in children's homes in the the East End of London, was kicked out of two schools and left the education system with no qualifications. After being arrested in the US in possession of 6,500 ecstasy tablets he served time in prison on both sides of the Atlantic. On his release he started a business with the help of the Prince's Trust. A business that he grew and sold four thousand days after his release from prison, making him a millionaire many times over. Read his entertaining and inspiring story and realise that, no matter what your background, you too can chart your own course from adversity to success.

Terrace Heroes: The Life and Times of the 1930s Professional Footballer (Sport in the Global Society)

The 1930's saw the birth of the football idol, the 'terrace hero' prototypes for today's powerful media sport stars. The players of the 1930's were the first generation of what we now regard as 'professionals', yet until recently the life and careers of footballers of this generation has been little studied. During 1930's Britain, football became increasingly commercialised, and the rise and development of both local and national media, in particular broadcast media, enabled players to become widely recognised outside of their immediate local context for the first time. Tracing the origins, playing careers and 'afterlives' of several First Division players of the era, Graham Kelly's revealing history explores the reality of living in Britain in the 1930's and draws interesting comparisons with lives of our contemporary 'terrace heroes', the football stars of today.

Freedom: The Irene Hoang Story