Miss Manners Minds Your Business
Paperback ISBN: 0393349853
This tongue-in-cheek guide to workplace etiquette equips readers with the practical, pertinent and politically correct advice necessary to win the job, keep the job and leave the job with sanity and dignity intact.
The Japanese Art of Mindful Spending
Paperback ISBN: 0062857967
Control your spending, save money, regain peace of mind, and make your life happier and healthier with Kakebo—the traditional Japanese method of money management that is still widely used today. Having enough money to live is one of the most important factors affecting our health. Trying to balance expenses—utility bills, housing, healthcare, food, and for many, the costs of raising children (not to mention paying for college!)—leaves us worried and stressed. But there is a solution: Kakebo, a practical, proven method that helps you keep track of every penny, manage spending, and save up to thirty percent more! With this invaluable guide you’ll interact with your spending every day for two years, and learn how to manage your personal budget. Designed like a diary, it allows you to record all your daily expenses week by week so you can see exactly where your money goes. Each day is divided into four categories: 1. primary needs—food, personal hygiene, children; 2. optional needs—shopping, cosmetics, gifts; 3. culture and free time—restaurants, books, entertainment; and 4. extras/foreseeable expenses—such as travel, repairs, tuition, and taxes. Kakebo begins with setting a monthly budget. At the beginning of each month, enter your fixed incoming funds and outgoing expenses, and set a savings target. Then, each day, record your various expenses. By keeping close tabs on what you’re spending, you’ll be able to identify the waste and see the most significant areas where adjustments can be made. Kakebo also offers practical and motivating tips that teach you how to save more successfully. Kakebo isn’t just about money—it helps to develop self-awareness, self-discipline, and self-esteem, and promotes peace of mind. Best of all, you can begin any time of year—individually marking the months and days without wasting any pages. Plus, its simple yet inviting for-color graphics help you break down each expense and easily identify see where adjustments need to be made.
China for Businesswomen
A Strategic Guide to Travel, Negotiating, and Cultural Differences
Paperback ISBN: 1933330287
China is today the world’s largest producer of manufactured goods, and more and more businesswomen are working and traveling there as American firms expand their international trade. Based on interviews with women executives and entrepreneurs who have succeeded in China, this concise book offers straightforward advice for avoiding gender and cultural obstacles. Topics include travel, gaining cultural awareness, establishing credibility, understanding negotiation protocol and process, coping with harassment, and entertaining, plus background on women in Chinese history and society. Author and expert Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti is an executive in Silicon Valley and a frequent guest on local and national business media.
Perfect Phrases for Dealing With Difficult People
Hundreds of Ready-to-use Phrases for Handling Conflict, Confrontations and Challenging Personalities
Paperback ISBN: 0071493042
Perfect Phrases for the Right Situation, Every Time Whether it's hiring employees or creating teams, the Perfect Phrases series has the tools for precise, effective communication in any situation. With Perfect Phrases books, you have all the phrases you need to get things done, right at your fingertips!
How to Profit by Setting Up Your Own Corporation
Hardcover ISBN: 1564146111
"Inc. Yourself is a true classic. I've recommended it hundreds of times." --Scott DeGarmo, former editor-in-chief, Success magazine "Judith McQuown always gives you the right advice to create and make your new business flourish. If you don't understand that your best wealth-builder is your own company, you will by the time you finish the latest edition of Inc. Yourself." --Adriane Berg, WABC Radio "Finally...a guide that cuts through all the legal jargon with clear and actionable information!! We recommend it on our national radio program ALL the time." --Daria Dolan and Ken Dolan, WOR Radio Network, CBS Television Inc. Yourself is the longest-selling business book in continuous print in the history of trade publishing, with more than 500,000 copies sold since 1977. This "entrepreneurial classic" (CNBC) is now completely revised and updated--and available in a lower-priced paperback--to help new and recent entrepreneurs. Written in clear, easy-to-understand language, Inc. Yourself is a no-nonsense, step-by-step guide to success. It provides meticulously researched information on the latest tax laws and legislation that affect individuals and small businesses. The following are just a few of the critical issues covered: - Selecting the right type of corporation for your business or profession. - Having your office home or away. - Designing the right pension plan. - Investing your corporate surplus. - Choosing the best benefits for your needs.
The Complete Book of Perfect Phrases for Managers
Hardcover ISBN: 0071485651
The average manager doesn't have time to take classes or read lengthy volumes on managing techniques. Instead, you need to know right now what to say to coach and motivate your employees. With hundreds of ready-to-use phrases you can use in a wide variety of situations, The Complete Book of Perfect Phrases for Managers is the ultimate reference for motivating, managing, and growing employees.