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Richard F.­Challis has written 3 long books as well as many short stories and poems. The Old Firm is mainly based the early part of the Author's life. It is considered by people who have read all three to be the author's greatest work. Richard F. Challis's business autobiography is "Time and Chance". His international travels in the 1960's are described in "When Angels Travel".

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For over a century the Busch name stood for power, wealth, influence and premium beer. The gargantuan Anheuser-­Busch brewing empire survived countless public and private scandals. But in 2008 a foreign competitor swallowed Anheuser-­Busch whole. Two years later a young model died from a drug overdose in the bed of August Busch IV, the last of the kings of beer. It wasn't the first time a woman died in the presence of Busch, a troubled man who constantly sought to please a domineering father. This new edition of the best-­selling "Under the Influence, the Unauthorized Story of the Anheuser-­Busch Dynasty" brings readers up-­to-­date on the Busch family saga with all its scandals and tragedies. It also recounts how Anheuser-­Busch became the victim of a hostile takeover, and how that event might have been influenced by the Busches' father-­son relationship. A New York Times best seller when it was first published, the new edition of "Under the Influence" includes disclosures which have . . .

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Brian E. Niskala is a professional manager and author. He writes mainly horror and science fiction. This work is a collection of experiences and stories he has accumulated from over 20 plus years as a manager for some of the top Fortune 500 companies. These include mainly United Parcel Service (UPS), FedEx, and Airborne Express (DHL) to name a few. Brian has held positions from entry level package handler, truck loader, supervisor, several different level management positions including Director and Vice President. He has run small P&L budgets and budgets into the millions. Brian has managed small teams and teams consisting of hundreds of employees and contractors. Both union and non-­union work forces. To say the least, Brian is a well- versed, well-­diverse, and experienced manager. He has found things that are worth replicating and others worth annihilating. But in the end, he is here to pass on his 20 plus years of knowledge of what he feels works and what he feels does not . . .

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Business Not As Usual 2 is a candid account, in 57 down-­to-­earth narrative essays on crucial issues that commonly arise when running a business through both hard and easy times. Although all about business, the topics are wide ranging. The author's company was a virtual management laboratory that developed innovative methods for motivating employees and improving productivity leading to skyrocketing profitability. Based on the first-­hand experience of a creative CEO, these essays are of unsurpassed value to anyone in business or about to be. The author, a graduate of The University of Chicago, and CEO of his own manufacturing company for twenty years, had contributed eighteen such articles to the Manager's Journal column of The Wall Street Journal.

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For the first time, 8 of Australia’s most successful entrepreneurs share their secrets, in one book!

Over $1 Billion in collective revenue lessons in the one spot for you to learn from.

In question and answer format you will discover how these entrepreneurs launched their brands to the masses and how you can too!

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No one who charted Bruce Halles early years would predict that the poor kid from New Hampshire might achieve greatness as an adult. Challenged in school and growing up in a struggling family, Halle looked like every other kid who would leave high school in the 1940s and disappear into a factory. Instead, Halle created one of Americas most respected companies, rose to join the Forbes magazine list of the four hundred richest Americans and serve as the role model for the ordinary Joes who seek out success at Discount Tire Company. Six Tires, No Plan maps Halles journey out of poverty and failure and reveals the deceptively simple values that drive success for him, his company and thousands of employees. Key among those principles is Halles commitment to passing on his good fortune to the thousands of employees who serve his customers every day. This is Halles true passion, and paying it forward to the ordinary guy is a cornerstone of Discount Tires ongoing success. Avoiding the . . .

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Donna Shirley's 35-­year career as an aerospace engineer reached a jubilant pinnacle in July 1997 when Sojourner--­the solar-­powered, self-­guided, microwave-­oven-­sized rover--­was seen exploring the Martian landscape in Pathfinder's spectacular images from the surface of the red planet. The event marked a milestone in space, but for Donna Shirley, the leader of the mostly male team that designed and built Sojourner--­and the first woman ever to manage a NASA program--­it marked a triumph of another kind. is Shirley's captivating memoir of a life and career spent reaching for the stars. From her seemingly outlandish aspiration at age ten to build aircraft, to abandoning high school Home Ec in favor of mechanical drawing, and, at sixteen, becoming a licensed pilot, Shirley defied expectations from the beginning. In a vivid narrative, rich with anecdotes and thrilling turning points, Shirley recounts the intense battles she waged to defend her vision and the ingenuity and resourcefulness . . .

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In an era of corporate greed, Bob Moores philosophy of putting people before profit is a shining example of whats right about America. Instead of selling out to numerous bidders who would have made him a very wealthy man, the founder of Bobs Red Mill Natural Foods gave the 100 million company to his employees.­Bob Moores gift on February 15, 2010 (his eighty-­first birthday) gave hope to an American workforce rocked by a decade of CEOs behaving badly. The national media heralded the announcement as the feel good story of the recession. It was an example of a return to ethics in the workplace, but as the legions of fans of Bobs whole grain natural products would argue, ethics and a sense of corporate responsibility didnt return to Bobs Red Mill, they never left. Most 60-­year-­old men who saw their business destroyed in an arson fire might have quit or faded away into retirement. Not Bob. After his wooden flour mill burned to the ground in 1988, he considered the seventeen employees . . .

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Raised on a farm in the plains of North Dakota, John Whalen was determined there had to be a better life somewhere. For much of his youth, he lived without electricity and indoor plumbing. He despised farming. When he saw there was no change to broaden his education in the state, he sought other means. Thus began his journey As an adolescent, John Whalen realized that he may be gay. His upbringing would not permit such a thing, and he was determined as he matured that those feelings would disappear. Leaving for the west coast, he worked for two trucking companies and finished college. He enjoyed the business but became bored with life in Portland. He decided to travel to Alaska. In Alaska, he found opportunities he could not have imagined. Starting with a small auditing firm, the opportunities grew and ultimately he found himself the president and CEO of one of the nation's largest worldwide airfreight forwarding companies. The path to success was not easy, and Whalen faced many . . .

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Keller L. Coleman IV, better known as “Coach Keller,­” went from Blue Collar to Businessman because he made a plan and made it happen. Many people have dreams and make plans they don’t know how to execute; hence they never come to fruition. I want to empower you to live the life of your dreams, not just by making a plan, but by seeing it through and making it happen. In this book, I give you the five steps I used to go from Blue Collar Worker to a successful Businessman. Five Steps to Empower Your Life: 1. Pray and ask the Lord for guidance. 2. Read things you are passionate about. 3. Find leaders in the market you like. 4. Read their biographies, stories, and journeys. 5. Practice the lessons you’ve learned in their books.

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