Im Geiste von Ikonen wie Bill Gates oder Steve Jobs krempelt mittlerweile die nächste Generation aus dem Silicon Valley ganze Industrien um. Angeführt von Visionären wie Travis Kalanick von Uber oder Brian Chesky von Airbnb schreiben sie die Regeln neu und lassen sich auch von ethischen Bedenken oder Konflikten mit bestehenden Gesetzen nicht stoppen. Dies ist die wahre Geschichte zweier neuer Business-Titanen und eines neuen Zeitalters. In Brad Stones Bericht über die radikalsten Unternehmen des neuen Silicon Valley erfahren die Leser, wie sich alles zugetragen hat und was nötig war, um die Welt zu verändern.
Find success in finance, friendships, , and spirituality withthe advice of a well-known expert It´s safe to say that nearly everyone is seeking a happier, moresuccessful life. So then why do so few attain it? BusinessSecrets from the Bible proposes a new way to view and approachsuccess--one based upon key concepts from the Bible that areactually surprisingly simple. Written especially for those seekingsuccess in the realms of money, relationships, and spirituality,this book encourages readers to realize their common mistakes, cometo terms with them, and turn those mistakes into future triumphs.Filled with concrete advice for improved finances, spirituality,and connection, this resource takes a practical approach and aimsto change not just the minds, but the actions of readers with aself-evident and persuasive pathway. Drawing on his wisdom and knowledge of the Bible, the authorreveals the clear link between making money and spirituality, andurges readers to focus on self-discipline, integrity, and characterstrength in order to achieve personal prosperity. Special emphasisis given to establishing positive attitudes toward making money andadopting effective Biblically-based strategies. * Demonstrates how earnings and profits are God´s reward forforming relationships with others and serving them * Stresses the importance of service, sharing, change,leadership, and creating boundaries and structures * Encourages readers to focus on other people´s desires andteaches why and how to make connections with many people * Suggests ways for readers to transform themselves and continuetoward success even in the face of fear and uncertainty Attaining wealth and well-being is no longer a mystery. Let thisbook identify and correct the errors that are keeping you fromfulfillment and happiness.
Inhuman? Exceptional? Noble? They seek their maker. FBI Special Agent Dreya Love has questions for Dr. Anthony Lazar, creator of Nobility. But first, she and her exceptional team, Rhys, and Quinn have a killer to catch … On Draco Station, an ultra-secret government/corporate installation over the planet Draco Prime, mining Vulkillium is a mega billion-dollar business for those in profit sharing. But to work the surface you need a special kind of human—a Draco Demon. When bodies start turning up on the space station, Dreya and her team leave Earth. Dr. Anthony Lazar is brilliant. Unfortunately for humanity, he´s quite insane. He has his own vision about what the human race should be like, and he has the tools to implement his ideals. After all, he is smarter than God. A madman, a dragon with dreams of blood and fire, and a sheriff with a grudge complicate Dreya, Rhys, and Quinn´s search for answers on the backside of hell, Draco Station.
Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 and SharePoint Server 2010 provide a collection of tools and services you can use to improve user and team productivity, make information sharing more effective, and facilitate business decision-making processes. In order to get the most out of SharePoint 2010, you need to understand how to best use the capabilities to support your information management, collaboration, and business process management needs. This book is designed to provide you with the information you need to effectively use these tools. Whether you are using SharePoint as an intranet or business solution platform, you will learn how to use the resources (such as lists, libraries, and sites) and services (such as publishing, workflow, and policies) that make up these environments. Information and process owners will be given the knowledge they need to build and manage solutions. Information and process consumers will be given the knowledge they need to effectively use SharePoint resources. In this book, Seth Bates and Tony Smith walk you through the components and capabilities that make up a SharePoint 2010 environment. Their expertise shines as they provide step-by-step instructions for using and managing these elements, as well as recommendations for how to best leverage them. As a reader, you´ll then embrace two common SharePoint uses, document management and project information management, and walk through creating samples of these solutions, understanding the challenges these solutions are designed to address and the benefits they can provide. The authors have brought together this information based on their extensive experience working with these tools and with business users who effectively leverage these technologies within their organizations. These experiences were incorporated into the writing of this book to make it easy for you to gain the knowledge you need to make the most of the product.
A former Wall Street attorney, business coach and creator of ThePowerofIntroverts.com demonstrates how introverted people are misunderstood and undervalued in today´s culture, charting the rise of extrovert ideology while sharing anecdotal examples to counsel readers on how to use introvert talents to adapt to various situations and empower introverted children.
Ikigai is a traditional Japanese concept that embodies happiness in living. It is, essentially, the reason that you get up in the morning. This book is about finding your ikigai - identifying your purpose or passion and using this knowledge to achieve greater happiness in your life. Your ikigai doesn´t have to be some grand ambition or highly noble life´s purpose - it can be something simple and humble, like tending your garden or walking your dog. Having grown up in Japan, Yukari Mitsuhashi understands first hand what ikigai means to Japanese people. Now living in Los Angeles, she has written this book to introduce the traditional concept to a new audience. This is not a ´one size fits all´ book. Instead, Ikigai encourages you to look at the details of your life and appreciate the everyday moments as you learn to identify your own personal ikigai. The book includes case studies from a range of people sharing their ikigai, from athletes to writers and business people. With its refreshingly simple philosophy and liberating concepts, this beautifully presented book will be a guide you will return to again and again.
In Pour Your Heart Into It, CEO Howard Schultz illustrates the principles that have shaped the Starbucks phenomenon, sharing the wisdom he has gained from his quest to make great coffee part of the American experience. The success of Starbucks Coffee Company is one of the most amazing business stories in decades. What started as a single store on Seattle´s waterfront has grown into a company with over sixteen hundred stores worldwide and a new one opening every single business day. Just as remarkable as this incredible growth is the fact that Starbucks has managed to maintain its renowned commitment to product excellence and employee satisfaction. Marketers, managers, and aspiring entrepreneurs will discover how to turn passion into profit in this definitive chronicle of the company that ´´has changed everything... from our tastes to our language to the face of Main Street´´ (Fortune).
It´s spring, and yet private detective, Mimi Capurro, still hasn´t faced the proposal she received from homicide detective, Nick Christianson, at Christmas. She knows she should be making plans, but business is good, and she´s short an investigator. She´ll think about it later. Just as things are getting on track, Mimi´s mom brings a case to Gotcha Detective Agency. Lydia´s good friend was found dead in her car almost two weeks earlier, and the police ruled it a suicide. Both Lydia and the victim´s husband think the police are wrong. While Mimi and Lydia investigate, Charles has an investigation of his own. One he´s not sharing with the Gotcha crew. Do Mimi and Nick have a future together, or will Charles´s investigation change their lives forever?
´´I have long thought that what the Buddha taught can be seen as a highly developed science of mind which, if made more accessible to a lay audience, could benefit many people. I believe that Dr. Weiss´s book, in combining such insights with science and good business practice, offers an effective mindfulness based program that many will find helpful.´´ --His Holiness, the Dalai Lama A practical guide to bringing our whole selves to our professional work, based on the author´s overwhelmingly popular course at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. In today´s workplace, the traditional boundaries between ´´work´´ and ´´personal´´ are neither realistic nor relevant. From millennials seeking employment in the sharing economy to Gen Xers telecommuting to Baby Boomers creating a meaningful second act, the line that separates who we are from the work we do is blurrier than ever. The truth is, we don´t show up for our jobs as a portion of ourselves-by necessity, we bring both our hearts and our minds to everything we do. In How We Work, mindfulness expert and creator of the perennially-waitlisted Stanford Business School course ´´Leading with Mindfulness and Compassion´´ Dr. Leah Weiss explains why this false dichotomy can be destructive to both our mental health and our professional success. The bad news, says Weiss, is that nothing provides more opportunities for negative emotions-anxiety, anger, envy, fear, and paranoia, to name a few-than the dynamics of the workplace. But the good news is that these feelings matter. How we feel at and about work matters-to ourselves, to the quality of our work, and ultimately to the success of the organizations for which we work. The path to productivity and success, says Weiss, is not to change jobs, to compartmentalize our feelings, or to create a false ´´professional´´ identity-but rather to listen to the wisdom our feelings offer. Using mindfulness techniques, we can learn how to attend to difficult feelings without becoming subsumed by them; we can develop an awareness of our bigger picture goals that orients us and allows us to see purpose in even the most menial tasks. In How We Work, Weiss offers a set of practical, evidence-based strategies for practicing mindfulness in the real world, showing readers not just how to survive another day, but how to use ancient wisdom traditions to sharpen their abilities, enhance their leadership and interpersonal skills, and improve their satisfaction.
Transform your organization´s data into actionable insights with Tableau Tableau is designed specifically to provide fast and easy visual analytics. The intuitive drag-and-drop interface helps you create interactive reports, dashboards, and visualizations, all without any special or advanced training. This all new edition of Tableau Your Data! is your Tableau companion, helping you get the most out of this invaluable business toolset. Tableau Your Data! shows you how to build dynamic, best of breed visualizations using the Tableau Software toolset. This comprehensive guide covers the core feature set for data analytics, and provides clear step-by-step guidance toward best practices and advanced techniques that go way beyond the user manual. You´ll learn how Tableau is different from traditional business information analysis tools, and how to navigate your way around the Tableau 9.0 desktop before delving into functions and calculations, as well as sharing with the Tableau Server. Analyze data more effectively with Tableau Desktop Customize Tableau´s settings for your organization´s needs with detailed real-world examples on data security, scaling, syntax, and more Deploy visualizations to consumers throughout the enterprise - from sales to marketing, operations to finance, and beyond Understand Tableau functions and calculations and leverage Tableau across every link in the value chain Learn from actual working models of the book´s visualizations and other web-based resources via a companion website Tableau helps you unlock the stories within the numbers, and Tableau Your Data! puts the software´s full functionality right at your fingertips.