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92 books of Dr Jim Porter

Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - How to Assign Tasks to the Right People. Task allocation is one of the most important jobs of a leader. Selecting the right people to work for you is crucial for achieving the targets of your team. Using the right people for the right jobs could mean the difference between success and failure for your team. As a leader, you must pick people based on their experiences, skills and abilities. You must first understand what situation you are in and what you need doing, and then select the right candidates. In 30 minutes, learn how to: (a) Pick the right people for the right jobs, (b) Deal with overlaps and gaps, (c) Brief each team member and (d) Know if you have selected the right candidate.

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Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - How to Develop a Business Plan. When starting a new business, it is essential to have a viable business plan for your new venture. A good business plan helps you gain the requisite financial support from your creditors and bankers, garner support from your customer base and focus your efforts on what is important. In 30 minutes, learn how to: (a) Identify your target audience for your business plan, (b) Write a good business plan, (c) Appreciate the importance on an Executive Summary and (d) Present your business plan

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Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - Your time will always be affected by others around you, as your workplace is not your solitary dwelling. Hence, time management at work is a priority as it not only improves everyone's productivity but also creates an environment of respect. Learning to be considerate of other people's time requires as much discipline as organizing your own time. It can be quite a challenge to encourage other people to remain focused on their tasks so that everybody can accomplish their goals. In 30 minutes, learn how to: (a) Respect other people's time, (b) Communicate effectively, (c) Act on every task and learning to be punctual and (d) Focus on the right tasks.

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Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - How to Effectively Lead by Example. A good leader should be able to summarize his accomplishments in a single sentence using only a handful words. This sounds difficult but it is a great exercise in self-­reflection and introspection to check whether you have left the world a better place than you found it. Have you achieved something that will inspire and motivate millions to strive hard for their dreams, or have you simply existed and left no mark? In 30 minutes, learn how to: (a) Lead by example, (b) React to changing times, (c) Shed the excess need of being ‘you’ and (d) Exercise restraint and use distractions.

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Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - How to Manage Your Responsibilities as a Leader. Managing a team is like juggling several balls at once and if you drop one ball, the entire pattern gets spoiled. Mistakes can be easily made by managers; the Action Centered Leadership management model can help you to monitor the balance between key areas. As a team leader, you must coach your team members to achieve their best. As a coach, you will help your team to solve problems, learn new skills and progress. In 30 minutes, learn how to: (a) Become an Action Centered Leadership, (b) Appreciate your responsibilities as a manager, (c) Use the GROW model to coach your team and (d) Improve your team’s performance.

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Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - How to Develop New Products and Services. Developing new products and / or new services is an indispensable component for sustained growth in revenue and profitability, and for commanding a market leadership. The process involved is more or less complex and could even be financially risky; but it is often most rewarding. In 30 minutes, learn how to: (a) Develop new product and service, (b) Manage the product lifecycle, (c) Develop your idea into product and (d) Manage the product development process

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Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - This e-­book consists of six “Entrepreneurs Brief Guides” for personal success. It addresses all you need to know about writing mission statements and managing yourself. It contains independent and practical advice for individuals and entrepreneurs. This guide is invaluable to individuals and entrepreneurs who are seeking personal growth and success. Learn how to: (a) Make Use of Career Excellence Tools, (b) Theories and Rules for Goal Settings, (c) Write your Personal Mission Statement, (d) Make the Most of Your Commitments, (e) Manage Yourself and (f) Network Effectively.

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Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - We are most likely to succeed in life if we utilize our talents to their maximum extent. In the same manner, we'll face fewer problems if we know what our weaknesses are and know how to manage them, so that they don't pose disruptions in our life. The question is, how do you identify your strengths and weaknesses and then analyze the opportunities and threats that follow? In 30 minutes, learn how to: (a) Perform your SWOT analysis, (b) Recognise your strengths, (c) Recognise your weaknesses and (d) Recognise personal opportunities.

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Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - How to Care for Your Customers. Almost all successful businesses have an excellent customer care service. Defined as caring for your customers during and after their purchase and presenting them with value for money, customer care yields very fruitful results for the business. Satisfied and contented customers become loyal to your business and might also start recommending your company to other friends and acquaintances. It is always easier for business to retain old customers than find new ones. In 30 minutes, learn how to: (a) Establish contact with customers, (b) Devise a control system, (c) Follow up on sales, (d) Handle complaints and (e) Care for your customers.

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Entrepreneurs Brief Guide - How to Improve Your Sales. The biggest hurdle faced by start-­up businesses is making sales. This is a very important factor in deciding the success of your business. No matter what your company is selling, the basic approach for sales is the same. In 30 minutes, learn how to: (a) Define your sales target, (b) Reach decision makers and (c) Promote your products.

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Books of Dr Jim Porter