Category: Business Biographies Memoirs

  • Download e-book for kindle: Walt Disney: A Biography (Greenwood Biographies) by Louise Krasniewicz

    By Louise Krasniewicz

    This insightful biography takes a balanced and considerate examine the artistic and enigmatic guy who has had a better effect on American tradition than virtually the other person: Walt Disney.


    • Walt Disney's prolific existence is summarized in a descriptive chronology that notes his most important inventive, own, and cultural milestones

    • An appendix explores using the identify "Walt Disney" to indicate excellence and innovation, but additionally mass tradition and artificiality. Examples are documented with web addresses so readers can discover the phenomenon for themselves

    • Original-source study assures the accuracy of quotations and outlines of Disney's productions

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  • New PDF release: Levi Strauss: The Man Who Gave Blue Jeans to the World

    By Lynn Downey

    Blue denims are globally liked and quintessentially American. They characterize every thing from the outdated West to the hippie counter-culture; every body from automobile mechanics to high-fashion versions wears denims. And no identify is extra linked to blue denims than Levi Strauss & Co., the writer of this vintage American garment.

    As a tender guy Levi Strauss left his domestic in Germany and immigrated to the United States. He made his option to San Francisco and through 1853 had begun his corporation. quickly he used to be a number one businessman in a growing to be advertisement urban that was once starting to impact the remainder of the state. Family-centered and deeply rooted in his Jewish religion, Strauss was once the hub of a wheel whose spokes reached into approximately each element of yankee tradition: enterprise, philanthropy, politics, immigration, transportation, schooling, and fashion.

    But regardless of growing an American icon, Levi Strauss is a secret. Little is understood concerning the guy, and the commonly circulated “facts” approximately his lifestyles are steeped in mythology. during this first full-length biography, Lynn Downey units the checklist directly approximately this very good businessman. Strauss’s lifestyles was once the vintage American luck tale, jam-packed with classes approximately craft and integrity, management and innovation.
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  • Barrett Matthews,George Fraser's 50 Shades Of Wealth: The Allure Of Success PDF

    By Barrett Matthews,George Fraser

    50 colors of Wealth: The attract Of luck is a major production through Barrett Matthews. After his first bestselling publication, Why did not You Get It performed? A advisor To supporting You Get Off Your resources, Barrett has jumped into the area of aiding humans to find the lacking hyperlinks among mediocrity and luck. during this e-book Barrett has taken the time to trace down and interview 10 profitable enterprise humans of their fields, to appreciate what makes them tick and why they've got reached the head of their line of labor. 50 colours Of Wealth: The attract Of good fortune is designed to teach the budding entrepreneur or the suffering person that there are various how you can succeed in their very own good fortune and procure wealth, yet there also are related qualities that profitable humans own. 50 colours Of Wealth:The attract Of luck is well for you.
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  • How to Juggle Without Balls by Karren Haddon PDF

    By Karren Haddon

    ‘How to Juggle with no Balls’ is an inspirational account of a lady who used to be raped at 16 yet overcame her fears by utilizing that have to achieve energy in dealing with life’s adversities and resolution to reach the enterprise area. As coping with director of 1 of the biggest production pyrotechnic businesses on the planet, Karen Haddon stocks a few impressive tales approximately how she controlled, in occasions of actual difficulty, to upward thrust to the demanding situations of a male ruled and attain real good fortune in either her specialist and personal existence. From elevating her child daughter on my own and battling a two-year foreign court docket conflict, to saving the family members enterprise from being repossessed, this e-book provides a true perception into courting matters and demonstrates how it’s attainable for ladies, via sheer dedication and fortitude, to control their daily lives whether or not they run a company or the kin domestic.

    Chapter 1. within the Beginning
    Chapter 2. intercourse, verbal exchange and Trust
    Chapter three. Don’t Be a Victim
    Chapter four. demanding males within the Boardroom
    Chapter five. Balancing the Books
    Chapter 6. considering outdoors the Box
    Chapter 7. Bringing domestic the Bread
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  • Download e-book for iPad: Don't Stop the Roller Coaster: Business and Life Lessons by Tom DePetrillo

    By Tom DePetrillo

    Tom DePetrillo began with not anything, made a fortune, misplaced it, went in my view bankrupt—and the next day to come, he all started a brand new profession. His existence has been a roller-coaster trip, and now that he’s on the best, he hasn't ever forgotten the place he all started and what a distinction a bit aid could make while somebody wishes it.

    This is a e-book concerning the ups and downs of 1 man's enterprise occupation and the teachings he discovered alongside the way in which. Tom has noticeable either side of the industrial divide during this state. while he used to be younger he used to be certainly one of 11 young children, and he dropped out of college to aid his kin make ends meet. this day, after taking greater than 80 businesses public on Wall highway, he runs numerous very profitable businesses, and is an energetic contributor to Rhode Island and nationwide revolutionary politicians.

    Tom has been a lifelong learner, by no means cozy taking the straightforward direction. With govt support and a zeal to aim whatever new, he rose speedy, first in an army occupation, then in civil engineering, then within the monetary world.

    His ebook specializes in the teachings he has realized all through his company occupation. He bargains miraculous and useful insights right into a number of issues, akin to financial disaster, the “real” rate of prescribed drugs, and what it takes to be a profitable entrepreneur.

    In this interesting memoir/idea e-book, Tom addresses the present monetary and political scene within the usa, and provides suggestions in response to his logic and extraordinary company intelligence.
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  • El cuiner tenaç: Si t'ho proposes, te'n surts (Catalan - download pdf or read online

    By Jordi Cruz

    Els components que conformen l'èxit de Jordi Cruz, un dels cuiners més innovadors i populars de l'actualitat

    En un món tan competitiu com el de l. a. cuina, Jordi Cruz destaca com a exemple d'èxit que transcendeix els fogons i es transforma en el d'una character joveníssima que en molt pocs anys ha aconseguit varies estrelles Michelin i ha creat un estil únic com a cuiner i comunicador.

    Què s'amaga rere aquest èxit? Jordi Cruz ens explica a El cuiner tenaç com va descobrir l. a. seva vocació quan tan sols period un nen de 7 anys, com va enfocar los angeles seva formació i l'estratègia que l'ha ajudat a convertir-se en un dels cuiners més admirats. Ens introdueix, també, en l. a. seva filosofia according to a afrontar l. a. innovació i los angeles creativitat i els secrets and techniques in step with mantenir un equip motivat i fidel.

    Aquest llibre ens descobreix que rere l'èxit de Jordi Cruz hello ha una tenacitat incansable i un compromís amb el seu ofici, a més d'una ambició per,partint de los angeles tradició, fer sempre alguna cosa nova.

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  • Download e-book for iPad: Online-Mittelstand in Deutschland: Erfolgreiche Gründer der by Thomas Promny

    By Thomas Promny

    Das kommerzielle net ist in Deutschland mittlerweile etwa 20 Jahre alt. Nach der ersten großen Krise dieser Branche um das Jahr 2000 herum wurde sie auch gerne mal totgesagt, nun ist sie jedoch auf dem besten Wege, richtig erwachsen zu werden: Mittlerweile schätzt der Bundesverband der Digitalen Wirtschaft die Zahl der Beschäftigten der deutschen Online-Branche auf quick 500.000 (Stand 2014). Und die meisten der Unternehmen verdienen sogar solides Geld.

    Ziel dieses Buches ist es, einige der Unternehmer, die diese erfolgreiche deutsche Online-Branche mit aufgebaut und geprägt haben, zu porträtieren und ihre Wege nachzuvollziehen. Aus etwa forty Stunden Interviews ist dieses Werk entstanden, in dem 20 Gründer und immerhin auch eine Gründerin ihre spannenden Geschichten erzählen: Sie beinhalten viele Auf und Abs, einige Fehler und Sackgassen, aber auch entscheidende Hintergründe und so manches Erfolgsgeheimnis.
    Lesen Sie Interviews mit 19 Unternehmern und immerhin einer Unternehmerin (Yvonne Tesch), die den deutschen Online-Mittelstand repräsentieren.

    Folgende Gründer und Unternehmer erzählen in jeweils mehrstündigen Interviews ihre Geschichten:

    Christoph Schäfer, getgo.de, functionality Media
    Friedrich Schwandt, Statista
    Heiko Hubertz, Bigpoint
    Jan Schlüter, Mediakraft
    Matthias Henze, Jimdo
    Patrick Postel, Silpion
    Sebastian Diemer, Kreditech
    Tarek Müller, AboutYou
    Wolfgang Macht, Netzpiloten
    Torsten Schnoor, guenstiger.de
    Yvonne Tesch, Maryme
    Tim Schumacher, Sedo, AdblockPlus
    Dr. Kai Wawrzinek, Goodgame Studios
    Thomas Wagner, Unister
    Florian Heinemann, Rocket web, undertaking A
    Thorsten Rehling, Handy.de, blau.de
    Dirk Freise, Handy.de, blau.de
    Martin Ostermayer, Handy.de, blau.de
    Jens Schumann, Tipp24, Lotto24
    Matthias Schrader, SinnerSchrader
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  • Download e-book for iPad: Sun Rise: Suncor, the Oil Sands and the Future of Energy by Richard George,John Lawrence Reynolds

    By Richard George,John Lawrence Reynolds

    Over its two decades with president and CEO Rick George on the helm, Suncor strength went from being Canada’s “unluckiest oil corporation” to a inventory industry darling and the second-largest publicly traded company within the kingdom. either a contrarian and an optimist, George frequently made multibillion-dollar strikes regardless of deep skepticism in the undefined. His $2.8-billion enlargement into the oil sands ignited significant progress in Canada’s most dear, and debatable, typical source. And his $19-billion merger with Petro-Canada in 2009 made Suncor a real worldwide participant within the tough, big-stakes video game of foreign oil.

    All of this from a man who grew up in a small Colorado ranching city to develop into one in every of Canadian business’s so much transformative figures in a zone fraught with controversy. Rick George is a guy of contradictions—both a conservationist and a number one proponent of sustainable improvement of the oil sands.

    Sun Rise is ready management, procedure, environmental issues and boardroom drama; it’s additionally in regards to the way forward for oil sands improvement. this is often the tale of an optimist whose religion in humans and innovation leads him to think that we will be able to triumph over today’s demanding situations and proceed to advance.

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  • New PDF release: Dr. Oetker und der Nationalsozialismus: Geschichte eines

    By Jürgen Finger,Sven Keller,Andreas Wirsching

    Dr. Oetker conflict und ist eines der erfolgreichsten Familienunternehmen Deutschlands. Seit Anfang des 20. Jahrhunderts dominierte es die Nische der again- und Puddingpulverindustrie, expandierte aber schon in den 1920er Jahren nach Europa und in andere Branchen. Erstmals hat das Unternehmen nun einer Forschergruppe Zugang zu seinem Archiv gewährt, um seine Geschichte während des «Dritten Reiches» aufzuarbeiten.

    Dr. Oetker pflegte enge Beziehungen zur NS-Bewegung, zur Wehrmacht und zur SS. Das Unternehmen wurde zu einem der ersten «nationalsozialistischen Musterbetriebe». An der Spitze stand Richard Kaselowsky, der Mitglied des «Freundeskreises Reichsführer-SS» warfare. Rudolf-August Oetker wurde zum Wirtschafts- und Verwaltungsführer der Waffen-SS ausgebildet, ehe er die Nachfolge an der Firmenspitze antrat. Schon vor dem Krieg profitierte das Lebensmittelunternehmen vom «Rüstungsboom», und Oetker- Produkte fanden den Weg in die Feld- und Großküchen. Im Krieg galten sie an der «Heimatfront» als wichtiger Beitrag zur Versorgung der Zivilbevölkerung. Angesichts des allgegenwärtigen Mangels boten Pudding und Kuchen nach sparsamen Kriegsrezepten eine willkommene Abwechslung. Oetker erhielt deshalb Zugriff auf knapper werdende Rohstoffe und konnte so die eigene Marke durch den Krieg retten. Das Unternehmen profitierte zudem von der «Arisierung» jüdischen Besitzes, Zwangsarbeit gab es in der Lebensmittelfabrikation dagegen kaum.
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  • New PDF release: Dayton's Department Store (Images of America)

    By Mary Firestone

    Dayton’s division shop, grand in scope and corporate spirit, loved a century within the limelight as one of many nation’s prime outlets. Its disappearance has been a problem to the neighborhood, however it is an indication of the days, as many different city department shops have shared an identical destiny. initially known as Goodfellows, the shop acquired its commence in 1902 while actual property investor and banker George Draper Dayton grew to become a silent companion within the enterprise. He quickly took over the corporate yet needed to examine the ropes of retail as he went alongside when you consider that he had by no means meant to turn into a service provider. The early years weren't with no struggles, yet Dayton’s division shop used to be however an rapid hit with its daylight-filled aisles, beneficiant go back guidelines, and caliber item. The Minneapolis shop grew to become a colourful self-contained neighborhood with a submit workplace, newspaper, infirmary, laundry, bakery, or even a faculty. “Daytonians” labored and performed jointly round the clock, in baseball and bowling groups, glee golf equipment, and orchestras. over the years, the achieve of Dayton’s prolonged some distance into the higher Midwest, with shops in North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin, together with the improvement of the nation’s first indoor mall.
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