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By: Hollis Gillespie

Fourteen-year-old April May Manning spent her life on airplanes with her flight attendant parents. When her father dies in a crash, April's mom marries a pilot who turns out to be an abusive jerk, and gets Mom confined to a psychiatric hospital. S...

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By: Madelyn Cain

Whether childless by choice, by chance, or by happenstance, women without children today are alternately pitied and scorned, and are rarely asked directly about the reasons for, and their comfort with, childlessness.Asking the right questions, Mad...

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By: Michael Lawrence Faulkner, Renee Thompson, Andrea Nierenberg

You are unique. You have something very special to offer. So do many other people. But you have a secret weapon: this book. It will teach you how to network—and that’s the one skill that can give you near-perfect equality of opportunit...

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By: James. D Murphy, William M. Duke

Military veterans prepare for the next mission in their careers Written by veterans who have successfully made the transition, Down Range offers career planning guidance to U.S. military veterans coming off active duty. This is NOT simply a guide ...

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By: Andrea Nierenberg

A thoroughly comprehensive toolkit to help you develop all the networking skills you want to know, practice, and utilize. The art of effective networking is absolutely vital to building solid business relationships and to finding, growing, and k...

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By: George Hardwick

Want to do work that you love and make a difference? Join the Creative Uprising. Forget the doom and gloom forecasts. This inspiring and practical book reveals why there has never been a greater opportunity, or a more important time, for you to be...

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By: Jason Fried, David Heinemeier Hansson

The “work from home” phenomenon is thoroughly explored in this illuminating new book from bestselling 37signals founders Fried and Hansson, who point to the surging trend of employees working from home (and anywhere else) and explain t...

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By: Kate Atkin, Rob Brown, Mindy Gibbins-Klein

Expert Advice from Top Speakers to Build Your Speaking Career. Revealed: the Secrets of How to Build a Successful Professional Speaking Business! If you want to be a successful speaker, this book will take you there! This unique collection of tips...

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By: Roy Calvert, Brian Durkin, Eugenio Grandi

Are you frustrated, burned-out, or bored at work? Ready for changes? If you can match your strongest drives with your job, you feel much more satisfied. And you perform better. But you must know what drives you and the people you must influence to...

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By: Cal Newport

In this eye-opening account, Cal Newport debunks the long-held belief that "follow your passion" is good advice. Not only is the cliché flawed-preexisting passions are rare and have little to do with how most people end up loving their work-but ...