Knockout CV: How to Get Noticed, Get Interviewed & Get Hired Author: John Lees ISBN-13: 9780077152857 Pub Date: NOVEMBER 2013 Price: $ 22.95 AUD $ 28.00 NZD Edition: 1 Previous ISBN: Subject: Trim Height: 23 cm Trim Width: 16 cm Pages: 224 Format: Softcover DESCRIPTION It doesn’t take months to learn how to write a CV that works, but it does take a few hours. This book is designed to take you through that process quickly, taking some short cuts, encouraging your readers to say one simple word: “yes”. Features: • • • • Step by step approach to building a CV from scratch Detailed advice on getting bullet points and the profile right Example CVs, including entry level and executive CVs Demystifying of CV formats and styles, including ‘hybrid’, competency-based and functional CVs Drawing on over 25 years’ experience of training recruiters, John Lees, author of the bestselling How To Get A Job You’ll Love, is one of the UK’s best known career strategists. In Knockout CV he shows you how to write CVs and cover letters that convey your strengths quickly and get you into the interview room. ABOUT THE AUTHOR John Lees is one of the UK's best-known career strategists, and has written several other career titles including the bestselling: How to Get a Job You'll Love, Job Interviews: Top answers to tough questions and Take control of your career. A Manager's Guide to Self Development Author: Mike Pedler, John Burgoyne, Tom Boydell ISBN-13: 9780077149888 Pub Date: NOVEMBER 2013 Price: $ 57.00 AUD $ 70.00 NZD Edition: 6 Previous ISBN: 9780077114701 Subject: Trim Height: cm Trim Width: cm Pages: 352 Format: Softcover DESCRIPTION A Manager's Guide to Self-Development has become the indispensable guide for building management skills Now in its sixth and substantially revised edition, this practical self-development guide helps new and experienced managers and leaders to improve their performance, advance their careers and realize their full potential. It provides: A complete picture of the managerial skills and competencies required from change management to coaching A flexible, self-development programme to do alone, with a colleague, or in a group Part Two introduces a framework of 11 key managerial qualities. The diagnostic exercises help you to discover your strength and weaknesses, and identify your goals for self-development. Part Three features more than 55 practical activities to help you develop your skills and abilities. Key features: Updated activities, references and follow up activities throughout 4 new activities including Planning & Decisions Making, Virtual Leadership, Critical Thinking and Reflective Practice Radically updated 'Planning Your Career' chapter featuring a more personal, self- developmental approach New 'Trainer's Guide' offering guidance on how to structure sessions and use the activities with groups New and improved layout design ABOUT THE AUTHOR Mike Pedler is a researcher and consultant on leadership and organisation. He is Emeritus Professor of Action Learning at the University of Reading, UK. John Burgoyne is a semi-retired Professor of Management Learning at Lancaster University. He is an Associate at Ashridge Business School and Henley Business School and a Trustee of Brathay Hall Trust. Tom Boydell is a Director of consultants Inter-Logics, Dean of Professional Development at The Grove Independent Business School, Partner in the Centre for Facilitative Leadership, and a professional actor. Fearless Performance Reviews: Coaching Conversations that Turn Every Employee into a Star Player Author: Jeff Russell, Linda Russell ISBN-13: 9780071804721 Pub Date: NOVEMBER 2013 Price: $ 23.95 AUD $ 27.00 NZD Edition: 1 Previous ISBN: Subject: Business & Economics - Management Trim Height: 23 cm Trim Width: 16 cm Pages: 240 Format: Softcover INTRODUCTION Turning the performance review process into a performance enhancement process! How to coach employees to “exceed expectations” with a more dynamic process • • • Presents a groundbreaking method that turns the traditional review into an employee/manager partnership, in which the employee takes a lead role throughout the performance cycle Explains the nuts-and-bolts of setting performance expectations, diagnosing performance issues, preparing for the review, and conducting the review Includes tools, tips, worksheets, and checklists that help both manager and employee establish a relationship that benefits both sides DESCRIPTION Turn the performance review process into a performance ENHANCEMENT process! How to coach employees to “exceed expectations” by giving them a lead role in the review process Fearless Performance Reviews helps provides a groundbreaking new framework that transforms not just the review process but the entire relationship between coach and employee. The book explores how to set performance expectations, diagnose performance problems, and prepare for and conduct the review. It replaces traditional reviews with the Mutual Learning Mindset, in which employee takes the lead throughout the performance cycle. ABOUT THE AUTHORS Linda and Jeffrey Russell are principals of Russell Consulting, Inc. (RCI) which helps leaders, managers, supervisors, and teams build effective and productive organizations. How to Deliver a TED Talk: Secrets of the World's Most Inspiring Presentations, Revised and Expanded New Edition Author: Jeremey Donovan, with a Foreword by Richard St. John, Afterword by Simon Sinek ISBN-13: 9780071831598 Pub Date: NOVEMBER 2013 Price: $ 28.95 AUD $ 33.00 NZD Edition: 1 Previous ISBN: Subject: Business & Economics - Business Communication / Meetings & Presentations Trim Height: 23 cm Trim Width: 16 cm Pages: 208 Format: Softcover INTRODUCTION How to give a world-class presentation—based on the wildly popular TED Talks The first TED Talks-based guide showing business professionals how to give the presentation "of their lives" A nonprofit dedicated to Ideas Worth Spreading, TED invited leaders in technology, entertainment, and design to an annual conference and challenged them to give the “talk of their lives.” Its popularity gave rise to numerous independently organized TEDx events globally. Today, more than 14,000 talks on nearly every topic imaginable are available online. With more than 100 specific tips, How to Deliver a TED Talk is a step-by-step guide that helps business professionals select their topic, craft their narrative, master their delivery, and refine their design. • The more than 14,000 talks on the TED website have been viewed more than one billion times • • Originally self-published in 2012, this book immediately hit #1 in Public Speaking on Amazon and has consistently ranked among the top 5 bestsellers; this is a revised and expanded new edition Donovan is the founder and lead organizer of TEDxMillRiver, a sold-out TEDx event in Stamford, CT DESCRIPTION REVISED AND EXPANDED NEW EDITION A step-by-step playbook showing anyone how to give the speech "of their lives,” based on intensive study of the most popular TED Talks TED is a nonprofit dedicated to Ideas Worth Spreading. What began in 1984 as a conference bringing together the thought leaders and luminaries from the worlds of technology, entertainment, and design in Long Beach, California, TED exploded in popularity and led to a second conference held in Edinburgh, Scotland, TEDGlobal. TED challenged the world’s most fascinating thinkers and doers to give the speech “of their lives” in 18 minutes or less. With more than 100 specific tips—including ways to open with an explicit statement of audience benefits and frame your idea worth spreading as an action-outcome response to a question worth asking—How to Deliver a TED Talk helps you select your topic, craft your story, master your delivery, and refine your design. It is a complete guide to creating presentations that inspire. ABOUT THE AUTHOR A TEDx organizer and speaker, Jeremey Donovan is Group Vice President of Marketing at Gartner Inc., the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company with $1.6 billion in annual revenue. The Social Media Side Door: How to Bypass the Gatekeepers to Gain Greater Access and Influence Author: Ian Greenleigh ISBN-13: 9780071816731 Pub Date: NOVEMBER 2013 Price: $ 28.95 AUD $ 33.00 NZD Edition: 1 Previous ISBN: Subject: Business & Economics - E-Commerce / General (see also COMPUTERS / Electronic Commerce) Trim Height: 23 cm Trim Width: 16 cm Pages: 256 Format: Softcover INTRODUCTION Skip the line at the front door! Learn to detect the hidden social media side doors that will give you instant, privileged access to the top influencers and decision-makers in any industry • • • Social media strategist Ian Greenleigh reveals the best ways to draw the attention of influential people and organizations using social media channels—to forge valuable relationships, create business opportunities, raise your thought leader profile, or land the perfect job Greenleigh’s work and expertise have been featured in Harvard Business Review, Seth Godin’s The Domino Project, FastCompany.com, AdAge.com, MarketingProfs, and many other publications Includes case studies and interviews showing how the author’s methods have worked in the real world for real people, giving readers a set of best practices for gaining access and influence through the social media side door DESCRIPTION Skip the line at the front door! Learn to detect the hidden social media side doors that provide instant, privileged access to the top influencers and decision-makers in any industry Access is one of the great unexamined issues in social media. Barriers used to be everywhere, in the form of gatekeepers and rules that governed access to people with power, authority, budgets, expertise, and fame. But social media side doors—alternate avenues of access through social media—have opened all around us, and few have noticed. Through them, we can engage with top business executives, thought leaders, and tastemakers. We have the unique ability to draw the attention of people and organizations that are bombarded every day by countless competing traditional requests for consideration. In The Social Media Side Door, social media strategist Ian Greenleigh reveals how to walk right through the social media side doors that lie hidden in plain sight—to forge valuable relationships, create business opportunities, raise your thought leader profile, or land the perfect job. It will enable readers to expand their own means of access to those they wish to engage with, and the ways in which this access—in both directions—can be leveraged to unlock a new level of ROI. Praise for The Social Media Side Door “Authentic relationship-building is the new marketing. Consider The Social Media Side Door your map and Greenleigh your trusted guide.” —Ekaterina Walter, partner and CMO of Branderati and bestselling author of Think Like Zuck “Social media is about connections. Real, personal connections that open doors, change your career, and help you win. Ian Greenleigh will teach you exactly how to take it from theory to reality.” —Andy Sernovitz, author of Word of Mouth Marketing “This is the stuff you wish you had known all along about social media. Greenleigh’s mix of personal experience and proven strategy make this a compelling—and remarkably useful—read.” —Mack Collier, author of Think Like a Rock Star and founder of #blogchat “There’s a whole other mode of using social media in marketing—particularly in business-tobusiness, professional services, and in any business where thought leadership is effective: influencer marketing. In The Social Media Side Door, Ian Greenleigh has provided a thorough and valuable guide to overcome obstacles and be more effective. The timing couldn’t be better.” —Ric Dragon, author of Social Marketology and cofounder and CEO of DragonSearch ABOUT THE AUTHOR Ian Greenleigh is the Senior Manager of Content and Social Strategy at Bazaarvoice. His words and ideas have been featured in Harvard Business Review, AdAge, Adweek, Ragan, Seth Godin's The Domino Project, and elsewhere. He writes and speaks on a wide range of topics, including changing consumer-brand relationships, the convergence of personal identities, and the radically shifting landscapes of access and influence. Visit daretocomment.com and follow him at @be3d. Nothing Is Impossible: 7 Steps to Realize Your True Power and Maximize Your Results Author: Tom Oliver, Foreward by Jez Frampton ISBN-13: 9780071831222 Pub Date: NOVEMBER 2013 Price: $ 34.95 AUD $ 40.00 NZD Edition: 1 Previous ISBN: Subject: Business & Economics - Personal Success Trim Height: 23 cm Trim Width: 16 cm Pages: 256 Format: Hardcover INTRODUCTION A proven 7-step whole-brain plan anyone can use to improve his or her life, career, and business from the man Deepak Chopra hails as “an extraordinary leader” • • • Gives readers the prescriptive tools and knowledge to redefine problems and perform better by drawing on the best practices from the creative arts and a wealth of other disciplines Draws on many dramatic stories, including that of Richard Branson, other top self-made entrepreneurs and CEOs, and world-famous artists and athletes Oliver will promote the book to his large personal platform and social media network and at his numerous global events, which will reach in total hundreds of thousands of readers DESCRIPTION Your 7-step whole-brain plan for improving your business, life, and career—from the man Deepak Chopra hails as “an extraordinary leader” Nothing is Impossible gives you the tools and knowledge to redefine problems and improve business and career performance by drawing on best practices from the creative arts and a wealth of other disciplines. It draws on many dramatic stories, including that of Richard Branson, other top self-made entrepreneurs and CEOs, and world-famous artists and athletes. "Very few business leaders walk the talk as much as Tom does when it comes to ethics in business." — Professor Michael Luger, Dean, Manchester Business School "Tom is a gateway to millions of next generation trend setters and early adopters. His passion as a speaker is contagious!" —Jez Frampton, Global Group CEO, Interbrand, world's largest and leading branding consultancy with 40 offices in 25 countries; publisher of Top 100 Global Brands with Bloomberg BusinessWeek "Tom is an incredible force for good in this world. Audacious, passionate, and driven…he lives a mantra, which is incredibly close to our heart at Saatchi & Saatchi, that nothing but nothing is impossible." —Richard Huntington, Director of Strategy, Saatchi & Saatchi ABOUT THE AUTHOR Tom Oliver teaches at Manchester Business School, one of the top-ranked business schools in the world. He speaks regularly at major global business venues. Hundred Percenters: Challenge Your Employees to Give It Their All, and They'll Give You Even More, 2nd Edition Author: Mark Murphy ISBN-13: 9780071825566 Pub Date: NOVEMBER 2013 Price: $ 23.95 AUD $ 27.00 NZD Edition: 2 Previous ISBN: 9780071638944 Subject: Business & Economics - Management Trim Height: 23 cm Trim Width: 16 cm Pages: 240 Format: Softcover INTRODUCTION The bestselling management guide to pushing employees to their full potential with “tough love” leadership--updated with expanded research findings • • • Murphy’s proven counterintuitive approach argues that employee happiness comes from high performance—not vice versa—a message shared by the likes of Jack Welch and Ram Charan Based on a painstaking study of more than 500,000 leaders and employees, this counterintuitive guide offers tools to provide positive reinforcement, deal with toxic staff members, set clear expectations, and drive value-added work The founder and CEO of LeadershipIQ, Murphy serves top corporate clients, including Microsoft, IBM, GE, MasterCard, Merck, AstraZeneca, MD Anderson, and Johns Hopkin DESCRIPTION THE GROUNDBREAKING GUIDE TO INSPIRING 100% PERFORMANCE FROM EMPLOYEES—UPDATED WITH EXPANDED RESEARCH FINDINGS In this new edition of his guide to unleashing employees' full potential, Mark Murphy explains why true employee motivation is not achieved by focusing on making your people "happy." The most effective leaders are the ones who respect their people enough to push them to deliver real results--to become Hundred Percenters. Basing its conclusions on a detailed study of more than 500,000 leaders and employees, Hundred Percenters, Second Edition, provides the tools and techniques--and the rationale behind them—to help you create an army of employees who don't just do their best—but who also deliver results. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Mark Murphy (Atlanta, GA) is founder & CEO of Leadership IQ. Since its inception in 2004, Leadership IQ has become a top-rated provider of leadership training with a focus on motivation, retention, hiring, communication, change, and executive performance. The force behind some of the largest leadership studies ever conducted, Leadership IQ delivers live and online training to more than 30,000 leaders every quarter. Murphy has personally provided leadership training to more than 100,000 leaders from virtually every industry and half the Fortune 500. His public leadership seminars, custom corporate training, and online training programs have yielded remarkable results for companies including Microsoft, IBM, GE, MasterCard, Merck, AstraZeneca, MD Anderson Cancer Center, and Johns Hopkins. Murphy has been featured for his expertise in handling tough leadership challenges in Fortune, Forbes, BusinessWeek, US News & World Report, the Washington Post, and hundreds more The Talent Equation: Big Data Lessons for Navigating the Skills Gap and Building a Competitive Workforce Author: Matt Ferguson, Lorin Hitt, Prasanna Tambe ISBN-13: 9780071827126 Pub Date: NOVEMBER 2013 Price: $ 36.95 AUD $ 42.00 NZD Edition: 1 Previous ISBN: Subject: Business & Economics - Management Trim Height: 23 cm Trim Width: 16 cm Pages: 288 Format: Hardcover INTRODUCTION From the CEO of CareerBuilder.com, the world’s #1 online recruiting company—a big data-driven solution business leaders can use to develop a powerful, effective hiring strategy • • • Gives top-level managers and HR professionals the insight and data they need to fill the "skills gap"—one of the most prevalent issues businesses are facing today Based on original, big data research, including more than 33 million resumes—conducted by CareerBuilder.com; coauthors Hitt and Tambe are top educators in this field at Wharton and Stern School of Business, respectively CareerBuilder.com works with 94% of Fortune 500 companies, operates in 22 countries, and is routinely cited as the leading authority employment in all media; the company will actively promote the book on its website and through email and social media campaigns DESCRIPTION From the CEO of CareerBuilder.com—the Big Data strategy for powerful, effective hiring The skills gap continues to grow and negatively impact business performance. Despite high unemployment rates, there is an increasing number of areas where demand for skilled, niche positions is growing much faster than supply. The Talent Equation provides the insight you need to fill the "skills gap"—one of the most prevalent issues businesses are facing today. The authors' method is based on original, Big Data research, including more than 33 million resumes—conducted by CareerBuilder.com and professors at Wharton and Stern. ABOUT THE AUTHORS Matt Ferguson is the president and CEO of CareerBuilder, the global leader in human capital solutions. Ferguson took CareerBuilder to the No. 1 position in the online recruitment industry within five years. Lorin Hitt is Professor of Operations and Information Management at University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School Prasanna Tambe is Assistant Professor of Information, Operations and Management Sciences at New York University, Stern School. Transform: How Leading Companies are Winning with Disruptive Social Technology Author: Christopher Morace ISBN-13: 9780071826594 Pub Date: NOVEMBER 2013 Price: $ 38.95 AUD $ 45.00 NZD Edition: 1 Previous ISBN: Subject: Business & Economics - Management Trim Height: 23 cm Trim Width: 16 cm Pages: 256 Format: Hardcover INTRODUCTION A pioneer in social business strategy shows leaders how Nike, SAP, Live Nation, and others are driving extraordinary growth and profits with the smart use of social technologies • • • The Chief Strategy Officer for Jive Software walks readers through best practices for developing a winning business strategy that places heavy focus on collaboration, open communication, and wide networks of connections Case studies of leading brands from a wide variety of industries—including Intuit, Deutsche Bank, 3M, T-Mobile, and Enterprise Rental Car—illustrate what works, what doesn’t, and how to measure success The book’s launch will be coordinated with Jiveworld13, the company’s annual conference that is expected to draw more than 3,000 attendees; Jive will actively promote the book on its website and marketing materials ABOUT THE AUTHOR Christopher Morace (Palo Alto, CA) is the Chief Strategy Officer for Jive Software and has been a recognized thought leader in the social business space since its inception. At Jive, he built one of the first social platforms specifically tailored to the needs of large enterprises. Hundreds of leading brands such as SAP, T-Mobile, Avon, Genentech, World Bank, and Live Nation now use Jive. Under his leadership, the top two industry analyst firms have recognized Jive as a leader in the social business category for four straight years. With firsthand insight into over 800 deployments of the technology and extensive relationships to executives within these companies, he brings a unique perspective into how to achieve success and drive measurable business value Choosing Change: How Leaders and Organizations Drive Results One Person at a Time Author: Walter McFarland, Susan Goldsworthy ISBN-13: 9780071816243 Pub Date: NOVEMBER 2013 Price: $ 38.95 AUD $ 45.00 NZD Edition: 1 Previous ISBN: Subject: Business & Economics - Leadership Trim Height: 23 cm Trim Width: 16 cm Pages: 272 Format: Hardcover INTRODUCTION A powerful new model for driving positive change combining the latest research from neuroscience, business strategy, and organizational learning • • • Two renowned leaders in the field of organizational change teach business leaders learn how to create “change leaders” and change-focused companies—a two-pronged approach that has been proven effective Consultants at the NeuroLeadership Institute, the authors will leverage the organization’s expansive outreach to Fortune 500 companies and ASTD to promote the book A former Senior VP at Booz Allen Hamilton, McFarland is 2013 Chair of the ASTD Board of Directors and has won the hammer Award and the IRS Commissioner’s Award for leading large-scale transformational change DESCRIPTION A powerful new model for driving positive change in any business In Choosing Change, two renowned leaders in the field of organizational change teach business leaders how to create “change leaders” and change-focused companies—a two-pronged approach that has been proven effective. Part One leverages cutting-edge thinking from psychology, neuroscience, and executive development to provide real, actionable help in the creation of a 21st century change leader. Part Two explores organizational theory, management, and organizational learning to provide real and actionable help in creating a new kind of change-focused organization that integrates change into organizational DNA. ABOUT THE AUTHORS Walter McFarland is 2013 Chairman of ASTD and a consulting executive focused on the leadership of large scale organizational change. He is a former Senior Vice President at Booz Allen Hamilton. Susan Goldsworthy is a Master International Coach, author, and former Olympic finalist. She teaches and speaks internationally on the topics of executive development, leadership, and change. Enterprise Value: How the Best Owner-Managers Build Their Fortune, Capture Their Company’s Gains, and Create Their Legacy Author: Peter Worrell ISBN-13: 9780071817882 Pub Date: NOVEMBER 2013 Price: $ 52.00 AUD $ 59.00 NZD Edition: 1 Previous ISBN: Subject: Business & Economics - Entrepreneurship Trim Height: 23 cm Trim Width: 16 cm Pages: 256 Format: Hardcover INTRODUCTION An expert on M&A in the private transaction market shows entrepreneurs how the best owner-managers build the value of their business, capture the value when they sell— and build a positive personal legacy • • • The CEO of Bigelow LLC, a highly regarded firm, offers the wisdom he has gleaned from hundreds of transactions over many years, exemplifying the best practices at work in the real world Enables readers to address the longevity of their enterprise beyond their ownership of it— one of the most important issues for a business owner thinking about management and ownership transition Contains dozens of fascinating case studies of successful entrepreneur owned-business sales—showing how the best actually accomplish it DESCRIPTION Increase the value of your business, capture the value when you sell—and build a POSITIVE PERSONAL LEGACY In Enterprise Value, the CEO of Bigelow LLC helps you address the longevity of your enterprise beyond your ownership of it—one of the most important issues for any business owner thinking about management and ownership transition. He offers the wisdom he has gleaned from hundreds of transactions over 30 years, exemplifying the best practices at work in the real world. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Peter Worrell is CEO/Managing Director of the Bigelow LLC, where he has worked since 1980. He has a master's degree in Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. Worrell plans to devote considerable resources to the publication of this book. Value Stream Mapping: How to Visualize Work Flow and Align People for Organizational Transformation Author: Karen Martin, Mike Osterling ISBN-13: 9780071828918 Pub Date: NOVEMBER 2013 Price: $ 52.00 AUD $ 59.00 NZD Edition: 1 Previous ISBN: Subject: Business & Economics - Organizational Development Trim Height: 23 cm Trim Width: 16 cm Pages: 240 Format: Hardcover INTRODUCTION The first of its kind—a Value Stream Mapping book written for non-manufacturing managers and consultants who need to streamline operations • • • This practical, how-to guide helps decision-makers improve value stream efficiency in virtually any setting, including construction, energy, financial service, government, healthcare, R&D, retail, and technology Helps readers addresses a wider range of important VSM issues than any other such book, including the psychology of change, leadership, creating teams, building consensus, and charter development The authors are well-recognized thought leaders on the subject; Martin and Osterling are consultants who serve such companies as Cardinal Health, Unisys, Philips, General Dynamics, U.S. Navy, Key Energy, and Square D DESCRIPTION The first of its kind—a Value Stream Mapping book written for those in service and office environments who need to streamline operations Value Stream Mapping is a practical, how-to guide that helps decision-makers improve value stream efficiency in virtually any setting, including construction, energy, financial service, government, healthcare, R&D, retail, and technology. It gives you the tools to address a wider range of important VSM issues than any other such book, including the psychology of change, leadership, creating teams, building consensus, and charter development. ABOUT THE AUTHORS Karen Martin is principal consultant for Karen Martin & Associates, LLC, instructor for the University of California, San Diego's Lean Enterprise program, and industry advisor to the University of San Diego's Industrial and Systems Engineering program. Mike Osterling provides support and leadership to manufacturing and non-manufacturing organizations on their Lean Transformation Journey. In a continuous improvement leadership role for six years, Mike played a key role in Square D Company's lean transformation in the 1990s. Tiger Woman on Wall Street: Winning Business Strategies from Shanghai to New York and Back Author: Junheng Li ISBN-13: 9780071818421 Pub Date: NOVEMBER 2013 Price: $ 34.95 AUD $ 40.00 NZD Edition: 1 Previous ISBN: Subject: Business & Economics - Finance Trim Height: 23 cm Trim Width: 16 cm Pages: 256 Format: Hardcover INTRODUCTION Powerful methods for global investing from a dual expert on Chinese and U.S. markets The Chinese-American head of JL Warren shares her expertise to help investors profit in a tricky global economy dominated by these two superpowers Tiger Daughter on Wall Street is the remarkable story of how one woman has risen to the top of the traditionally male-dominated world of finance. Raised by “tiger parents” in China in the 80s, when the Chinese economy was just starting to boom, Junh Li came to the United States to attend college and climbed her way up to the top with a relentless personal drive and a remarkable talent for investing and finance. Tiger Daughter on Wall Street is both an autobiographical tell-all and a critical review of Chinese and American comparative cultures and economies. It gives international investors both the insight and the hard advice they need to navigate the increasing complexities of the global economy. • • • The author presents her bottom-up approach to investigating the companies in which she has invested—some of which have appreciated 100% in mere months One of today’s most visible women in finance, Li regularly writes for Forbes, Bloomberg, and Marketwatch Li has appeared as an expert on Bravo’s hit TV series Pregnant in Heels DESCRIPTION Powerful methods for global investing from a dual expert on Chinese and U.S. markets Tiger Woman on Wall Street is the remarkable story of how one woman has risen to the top of the traditionally male-dominated world of finance. Raised by “tiger parents” in China in the 1980s, when the Chinese economy was just starting to boom, Junh Li came to the United States to attend college and climbed her way up to the top with a relentless personal drive and a remarkable talent for investing and finance. Tiger Woman on Wall Street is both an autobiographical tell-all and a critical review of Chinese and American comparative cultures and economies. It gives international investors both the insight and the hard advice they need to navigate the increasing complexities of the global economy. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Junheng Li (New York, NY) runs the independent equity research firm, JL Warren Capital LLC, to advise institutional asset managers on investing in small- to mid-capitalization companies both in the U.S. and China. She was previously senior equity analyst at Aurarian Capital Management. A Nation in the Red: The Government Debt Crisis and What We Can Do About It Author: Murray Holland ISBN-13: 9780071829793 Pub Date: NOVEMBER 2013 Price: $ 36.95 AUD $ 42.00 NZD Edition: 1 Previous ISBN: Subject: Business & Economics - General Trim Height: 23 cm Trim Width: 16 cm Pages: 272 Format: Hardcover INTRODUCTION $17 trillion in debt and counting. Why the U.S. is poised to become the next Eurozone--and what we must do to prevent it A wake-up call to leaders, investors, and citizens about the fiscal catastrophe America’s mounting debt is about to unleash—and a practical plan to avoiding all-out disaster A Nation in the Red reveals why the “Debt Trap” is about to crush the U.S. economy. The author provides a convincing argument—complete with the data to back it up—that the U.S. economy is on the brink. The book explores the psychology that is driving the economy toward the cliff; draws clear parallels between America’s situation and that of the Eurozone; shows investors and businesses how to protect their wealth now; and explains the actions and policies that must be enacted now to avoid the coming crisis. • Ideal for both general readers and financial professionals, the book clearly explains how • • government debt functions interactively with a complex economy and capital markets and builds the case for drastic action in an easy-to-understand way A Nation in the Red will appeal to the conservative book-buying audience and any reader concerned about his or her financial future The author is working with a public relations firm that specializes in getting media placement for conservative authors ABOUT THE AUTHOR Murray T. Holland (Dallas, TX) was principal shareholder, Chairman of the Board, and CEO of Convergent Media Systems, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Convergent Group Corporation, Chairman of the Board and CEO of BTI Americas, Managing Director of Kidder, Peabody & Co., and Partner at Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld. The Fall of the Euro: Reinventing the Eurozone and the Future of Global Investing Author: Jens Nordvig ISBN-13: 9780071830577 Pub Date: NOVEMBER 2013 Price: $ 45.95 AUD $ 52.00 NZD Edition: 1 Previous ISBN: Subject: Business & Economics - Finance Trim Height: 23 cm Trim Width: 16 cm Pages: 272 Format: Hardcover INTRODUCTION What does the crisis in the Eurozone mean for our markets—and how can investors protect their portfolios against a breakup of the Euro? A leading expert on the Euro explains • • • Little has been written about the instability of the Euro, but it’s a very real threat to investors worldwide; the Global Head of Currency Strategy at Nomura describes why the breakup of the Eurozone remains a real risk and outlines investment strategies for the most likely scenarios Nordvig appears weekly on CNBC and Bloomberg TV as a Eurozone expert, and he has made appearances as well on CNN and FOX Business; he is frequently quoted by the Financial Times and The Wall Street Journal An award-winning economist, the author is a regular speaker at major investment conferences around the world, such as Euromoney, Bloomberg FX, NMS Forum, Milken Conference, and Goldman Sachs Macro Conference DESCRIPTION Little has been written about the instability of the Euro, but it’s a very real threat to investors worldwide, as well as to the global economy. In The Fall of the Euro, the Global Head of Currency Strategy at Nomura describes why the breakup of the Eurozone remains a real risk and outlines investment strategies for the most likely scenarios. Over the last two years, swings in global asset markets have been increasingly driven by developments in Europe. This is something new: in the past, Europe was one of the most stable parts of the global economy, and its typically minor economic fluctuations would have little bearing on US equity markets. In the new environment of European turbulence, Europe's economic and political developments will be a persistent source of shocks for global financial markets. If the path ahead involves a disorderly breakup of the Eurozone, the instability to come will be much more intense than what we have seen to date. As an investor, you need a roadmap. This book provides it. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Jens Nordvig is Managing Director, Head of Fixed Income Research, Americas and Global Head of Currency Strategy at Nomura, the global investment bank. Previously, Nordvig worked as a Senior Currency Strategist for investment management firm Bridgewater Associates, the largest hedge fund in the world. My Vision on Education (Works by Zhu Yongxin on Education Series) Author: Zhu Yongxin ISBN-13: 9780071827553 Pub Date: NOVEMBER 2013 Price: $ 32.95 AUD $ 37.00 NZD Edition: 1 Previous ISBN: Subject: Business & Economics - Education Trim Height: 23 cm Trim Width: 16 cm Pages: 256 Format: Hardcover INTRODUCTION One of China’s leading education thinkers explores the best ways to create ideal schools, teachers, administrators, and education. Covers ethics, health, aesthetics, and labor technology in the first book of the Works by Zhu Yongxin on Education series. DESCRIPTION One of China's leading education experts explores the best ways to create ideal schools, teachers, administrators, and education. Professor Zhu Yongxin expounds on what he believes to be ideal education. Zhu draws a blueprint for a quality education system contemporary China and covers issues of forward-looking significance, such as trends of China's basic education reform, characteristics of Chinese curricula reform, and challenges and prospects of moral education. Zhu has won many awards for his influential works, such as "60 great contributors in China's Education of 60 years"(2009), "30th Anniversary of Reform and Opening up: Person of the Year in China's Education Area" (2008), "Top 10 News Figures in China's Reform" (2007), and "Top 10 Elites in China's Education" (2006). In the past two decades, he has issued more than 400 articles on education both at home and abroad, and published over 30 books as well ABOUT THE AUTHOR Professor Zhu Yongxin expounds on what he believes to be ideal education. Zhu draws a blueprint for a quality education system in contemporary China and covers issues of forwardlooking significance, such as trends of China's basic education reform, characteristics of Chinese curricula reform, and challenges and prospects of moral education. Zhu Yongxin is a member of National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, vice chairman of Association for Promoting Democracy (CAPD), and vice president of Chinese Society of Education (CSE). He also works as a professor and PhD supervisor in Suzhou University.
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