New Arrivals · Business

July 15, 2017
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Grant writing : practical strategies for scholars and professionals

July 14, 2017
Rajan, Rekha S.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2015]
xv, 124 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Overture : an introduction to grants -- Exposition : finding the grants -- Theme and variations : developing the proposal -- Recapitulation : completing the proposal -- Finale : revising and editing the proposal -- Encore : beyond the proposal -- Da capo : epilogue -- Appendix A: Grant Professionals Association Code of Ethics and Standards -- Appendix B: Grant Public Law 106-107 -- Appendix C: privacy policy -- Appendix D: Eligibility for government grants -- Appendix E: Processes for grant application -- Appendix F: Sample grant review process National Science Foundation -- Appendix G: Sample grant review process National Endowment for the Humanities -- Appendix H: Sample letter of intent -- Appendix I: Sample final report -- Appendix J: Glossary of terms.
This book provides everything you need to kinow about successfully navigating the grant writing process, including understanding the language of grant writing, finding grants, preparing the proposal, completing the application, preparing budgets, organizing information and timelines, revising and editing the proposal, and building meaningful relationships with program officers and colleagues.--From publisher description.

Business writing

July 6, 2017
Canavor, Natalie, 1942- author.
xii, 346 pages ; 24 cm.
Includes index.
Part 1: Winning with writing. Make writing your not-so-secret weapon ; Planning your message every time ; Making your writing work: the basics ; Self-editing: professional ways to improve your work ; Fixing common writing problems -- Part 2: Applying your skills to business messages and documents. Writing messages that get results ; Creating high-impact business materials -- Part 3: Writing to present yourself effectively. Speaking well for yourself ; Telling your business stories ; Writing for the job hunt -- Part 4: Evolving your writing for online media. Writing for the digital world ; Creating your online presence -- Part 5: Extending your writing skills. Writing and the independent worker ; Writing well to manage well -- Part 6: The part of tens. Ten ways to advance your career with writing ; Ten ways to energize your resume ; Ten steps to creating video.
Whether you're a marketer, customer service rep, or manager, being able to write clearly and for the right audience is critical to moving your business forward. The techniques covered in this new edition of Business Writing For Dummies will arm you with the skills you need to write better business communications that inform, persuade, and win business.

Social media marketing all-in-one

July 5, 2017
Zimmerman, Jan, author.
xx, 716 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes index.
"9 books in one"--Page 1 of cover.
Book 1. The social media mix -- Book 2. Cybersocial tools -- Book 3. Content marketing -- Book 4. Twitter -- Book 5. Facebook -- Book 6. LinkedIn -- Book 7. Getting visual -- Book 8. Other social media marketing sites -- Book 9. Measuring results and building on success.
The bestselling social media marketing book Marketing your business through social media isn't an option these days it's absolutely imperative. In this new edition of the bestselling Social Media Marketing All-in-One For Dummies, you'll get comprehensive, expert guidance on how to use the latest social media platforms to promote your business, reach customers, and thrive in the global marketplace. Social media continues to evolve at breakneck speed, and with the help of this guide, you'll discover how to devise and maintain a successful social media strategy, use the latest tactics for reaching your customers, and utilize data to make adjustments to future campaigns and activities. Plus, you'll find out how to apply the marketing savvy you already have to the social media your prospects are using, helping you to reach and keep more customers, make more sales, and boost your bottom line.

Careers in marketing : the comprehensive guide to traditional and digital marketing careers

June 30, 2017
Siebert, Eric, 1966- author.
[North Charleston, SC] : CreateSpace, c2016.
191 pages ; 23 cm.
Marketing overview -- Marketing careers -- The industry view of marketing -- Final thoughts.
'Careers in Marketing' is divided into four sections based on the key activities of marketing: Marketing Insights, Marketing Planning, Marketing Execution and Marketing Optimization. The most relevant digital and traditional marketing roles are described across each of these activities. Each role includes detailed descriptions of both traditional and digital marketing roles including key job responsibilities and an 'insider view' of the day to day realities of the job. The pros and cons of each role is also described along with key success criteria, salary information, a typical career path as well as guidance on how to land one's first job.-Publisher description.

Love your work : 4 practical ways you can pivot to your best career

June 30, 2017
Dickie, Robert, author.
215 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
1. Here comes the tide of change -- 2. The power of restorative work -- 3. The four career quadrants -- 4. Knowing your transcending career skills -- 5. Make it happen -- 6. Currents of growth and opportunity -- 7. Leveraging failure -- 8. The long gear: small steps to success
Is your career all it could be? Whether you're new to the workforce, looking for a change, or experiencing unwanted change, there's a way forward. Love Your Work is about pivoting step by step to a more satisfying career. It will help you: dream up bigger goals than you have now--and meet them ; search out new careers or niches within your industry; pursue work and success in the holistic sense. Robert Dickie III is a career advisor and CEO passionate about helping people find their best work. And it shows. He offers motivating stories, insights into today's market, and dozens of resources for growing in your career. By the end of Love Your Work, you won't just be equipped for the next move, you'll be inspired for it. You'll see work differently, and you'll want to pursue it like you never have before.

Rip the resume : job search & interview power prep

June 30, 2017
Ellis, Torin, author.
xi, 96 pages ; 23 cm
At head of title: Peterson's.
Candidate foundation -- Resume deconstruction -- Big paper -- Stage one : reconnaissance -- Stage two : the interview -- Stage three : the close -- Give 'em that #boom -- Before we go ...
Infused with real-life examples, self-analysis exercises, and advice from an industry professional, Rip the Resume is more than a "how to write a better resume" book; it's a proven system designed to challenge job seekers to take complete control and responsibility during a job search. Follow a ground-breaking roadmap on your journey to becoming the candidate that employers are seeking-whether you are a millennial looking to launch an exciting and fulfilling career or an experienced individual exploring greater career opportunities. Rip the Resume provides the tools you need to transform yourself into the candidate that employers are searching for: Cutting-edge guidance for job seekers in any field; Vital resume deconstruction techniques to highlight important areas and downplay others to render a stronger document; Winning conversation strategies to make a lasting impression during the interview; Practical advice for using social media wisely, both in the job search and in building your personal brand.

Models of proposal planning & writing

June 30, 2017
Miner, Jeremy T., author.
xi, 320 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Revised edition of Models of proposal planning & writing, 2005.
Introduction to proposal writing -- Analyzing request for proposals -- The complete grant application -- The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation -- The Retirement Research Foundation -- The Wisconsin Partnership Program, Community-Academic Partnership Fund -- The National Endowment for the Humanities -- The Institute of International Education, Fullbright U.S. Scholar Program -- Final thoughts.
"This book is an essential weapon for anyone looking for funding in the extremely competitive grantseeking world. It explains how and why to approach both public and private sponsors with not just information, but persuasion, for the best chance for success"-- Provided by publisher.

Weird in a world that's not : a career guide for misfits, f*ckups, and failures

June 29, 2017
Romolini, Jennifer, author.
xxiii, 278 pages ; 24 cm
Find your weird. Kooks ; School daze ; Unhappiness cloak ; Let your dreams slap you in the face -- Embrace your weird. Don't fake it till you make it ; Persistence, resistance ; Surviving yourself ; What no one tells you about work ; The E word ; How and when to quit your shitty job ; Fashion magazines when you're not "fashion-y" ; What I wish I knew -- Weird in the world. That #Boss life ; Check yourself ; Mentorship matters ; Regrets, I have one ; Get a life.
"Weird in a World That's Not offers relatable advice on how to achieve your dreams, even when the odds seem stacked against you. Romolini helps you face down your fears, find a career that's right for you, and land a job that you love."--Jacket flap.

Business models for teams : see how your organization really works and how each person fits in

June 28, 2017
Clark, Tim, 1956- author.
New York : Portfolio/Penguin, [2017]
255 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 19 cm

Career match : connecting who you are with what you'll love to do

June 28, 2017
Zichy, Shoya, author.
xiv, 289 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Revised edition of the authors' Career match, c2007.

Prove it! : how to create a high-performance culture and measurable success

June 27, 2017
Barr, Stacey, author.
Milton, Qld. : John Wiley and Sons Australia, Ltd, 2017.
xv, 195 pages ; 23 cm.
Includes index.
Inspire performance and prove your leadership impact. Prove It! is the executive guide to improving organisational performance through the practice of evidence-based leadership. More than ever before, the world is demanding transparency and accountability from organisational leaders, and there is a growing push to hold leaders responsible for the performance of their organisation. Many executives panic at the thought of what transparency might reveal and how they might be held accountable, but others relish the opportunity to showcase their organisation's performance. The difference is in the leadership methodology. The best leaders already know how their organisation is performing, and that it has improved during their tenure and they can prove it because they practise evidence-based leadership. This book offers a clear blueprint for building on your existing skills and performance management systems to build a truly high performance organisation. Just three personal leadership habits and three organisation-wide habits can transform your organisation into the powerhouse you know it can be.

Resume : the definitive guide on writing a professional resume to land you your dream job

June 27, 2017
Barron, David.
[Place of publication not identified] : Golden Road Publishing, [2017]
116 pages ; 23 cm
Print on demand book.
Opening new and exciting opportunities -- It's all about getting the interview -- Formatting & fonts -- From the employer's perspective -- The "black hole" of online resumes -- Ten tips for resume excellence -- 20 items to remove from your resume -- Effective follow up.
"Discover how to tailor-make your resume for each position you apply for, and how to write keywords in your resumes that will address the needs and wants of the hiring manager. By describing your skills and qualifications in a way that enables you to match the job posting, prospective employers will find your resume to be an excellent fit. You'll also be taught how to make your information stand out among the hundreds of other hopeful candidates, and how using the information provided in this book will put you at the top of the "to be interviewed" pile."--Back cover.

Job interview : 81 questions, answers, and the full preparation for a job interview

June 26, 2017
Jensen, Charles, author.
82 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Introduction -- Being prepared -- Dressing up -- Research -- Timeliness -- First impression -- Confidence and intelligence -- Making a lasting impression -- The 81 most frequently asked questions and answers.

Mastering civility : a manifesto for the workplace

June 23, 2017
Porath, Christine Lynne, author.
New York, NY : Grand Central Publishing, [2016]
viii, 230 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Part I: The stakes: the high costs of incivility and the potential gains of civility. Clueless ; Sidelined ; Civility buys everything ; The incivility bug -- Part II: Civility checkup: how are you doing and how you can improve. Are you civil? ; The fundamentals ; Judge not ; Give more ; Practice E-civility -- Part III: Lift your organization: cycle to civility. Recruit ; Coach ; Score ; Practice -- Part IV: Lift yourself: handling incivility if you're the target. Your antidote to incivility ; Conclusion -- Tools: additional actions to become your best, most civil self -- Actions and impact for your group and organization.
It pays to be civil, in more ways than one. ln a recent survey, 95% of respondents believed that we have a civility problem, and 70% believed incivility has reached crisis proportions. Incivility impacts productivity, hijacks focus, and creates stressful environments. It leads to an unpleasant work environment and organizational instability. It even affects customer, client, and stakeholder relations. And, on a greater scale, it can lead to huge costs to the economy. Ultimately, incivility cuts the bottom line. ln Mastering Civility, author and professor Christine Porath shows how you can enhance your influence and effectiveness with simple acts of civility. Based on research that pulls from the experiences of tens of thousands of people across six continents in nearly every industry and type of organization, including startups, Fortune 500 giants, non-profits, and government agencies, Mastering Civility reveals the power that civility has to improve our lives. Divided into four parts, this guide first reveals the wealth of problems uncivil behaviors can produce. It then offers an eye-opening civility checkup and provides essential tools and actionable resources to turn civil behaviors into a daily practice for you and for your organization. And finally, Porath offers advice on what to do if you are the target of incivility. Mastering Civility is filled with self-assessments, evidence from popular culture and fields such as neuroscience, medicine, and psychology, and prescriptive takeaways on becoming more self-aware and dealing with different situations that arise--whether in the conference room or over email. Porath, the leading authority on workplace incivility, will show how you can remain civil and what you can do right now to improve civility in the workplace and beyond.--From dust jacket.

Career courage : discover your passion, step out of your comfort zone, and create the success you want

June 23, 2017
Kelley, Katie C., author.
New York : American Management Association, [2016]
xiii, 222 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Introduction : beginning the journey -- Motivation : clarifying what really matters to you -- Confidence : conquering your worst fears -- Risk : thinking like an entrepreneur -- Character : linking who you are and what you do to how you relate to people -- Harmony : orchestrating a life while pursuing one's work -- Vision : connecting the dots to your future -- Community : designing your powerful network -- Influence : matering the key to effective leadership -- Fortune : keeping an eye on your finances -- Pivots : staging your next act -- Conclusion : wishing can make it so.
"What do you want to be when you grow up?" That question nags at us long after childhood. Why is it so hard to figure out? Because finding your true calling takes courage. It means conquering fears, shedding misguided ideas, and mustering the strength to let go of a safe job and stage your next act. "Career Courage" serves as a personal coach through the soul-searching and planning process ahead, whether you're a college grad contemplating choices, a seasoned professional seeking new directions, or a stay-at-home mom preparing to reenter the workplace. Packed with exercises and stories of inspiring second acts, the book poses tough questions about motivation, confidence, character, risk tolerance, and more. The answers will power your journey forward as you learn to: Clarify what really matters - Express your point of view - Build strong relationships and a robust network - Stay focused on finances - Think like an entrepreneur - Prioritize a truly fulfilling life - And more A career that seemed promising can feel like a dead end today.

Get that job! : The quick and complete guide to a winning job interview

June 23, 2017
Kelley, Thea, author.
196 pages ; 21 cm
Includes general index and index of interview questions.
pt. I. First things first: Preparing your core messages -- pt. II. Questions-answering and asking -- pt. III. Nailing the nonverbals -- pt. IV. Know what to expect -- pt. V. Happy endings-and great beginnings.

Business boutique : a woman's guide for making money doing what she loves

June 22, 2017
Wright, Christy, author.
xxi, 308 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
It all starts with a story: finding your motivation -- Fear is normal : overcoming doubt and eliminating excuses -- A plan to win : building a business to last -- Why matters : why you do it affects how you do it -- Permission to dream : creating a vision for where you want to go -- From dreaming to doing : setting goals that get you there -- Play to your strengths : building your business around your life -- The love-hate relationship with money : your guilt-free guide for making more and stressing less -- Make the most of your resources : planning your money, time, schedule and space -- The follow-through : figuring out the operational side of things -- Best business practices : running our business like pro -- How to make money at this : understanding profits, pricing, and paying yourself -- The business side of things : breaking through the boring stuff -- Marketing your business : four things you need to know to make an impact -- The story you're telling : reaching the right people the right way -- Making the sale : how to promote your business without being pushy -- Take it to the next level : growing, scaling and expanding your business -- The balancing act : how to build your business and still have a life -- You've got this!
"In Business Boutique, Wright shares her four-tiered plan that makes business concepts easy to understand and implement. She speaks to proven principles on marketing, selling and social media, and she addresses more complex issues like taxes, copyrights and personnel. And with many women working from home, Wright offers practical advice for establishing boundaries and finding the balance between work and family. In each chapter, Wright gives women tactical steps that allow them to create their own, customized step-by-step business plan" -Provided by publisher.

How to answer interview questions

June 22, 2017
McKee, Peggy, author.
270 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
"101 tough questions that could kill your interview chances--answered!"--Cover.
"Can you explain why you're the person they need to hire? Employers ask you a hundred different interview questions... but what they really want to know is, 'Why should we hire you?' If you get interviews but you don't get the job, you have not explained that to them. This is the book that will show you how to use your answers to get the job"--Back cover.

One mission : how leaders build a team of teams

June 20, 2017
Fussell, Chris, author.
xii, 286 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Foreword / by General Stanley McChrystal -- One mission -- The hybrid model -- An aligning narrative -- Case study: Intuit -- Interconnection -- Case study: Oklahoma Office of Management and Enterprise Services (OMES) -- Operating rhythm -- Case study: Under Armour -- Decision space -- Case study: Medstar -- Liaisons -- Case study: Eastdil Secured -- Conclusion -- Appendix: Chief of staff.
"In Team of Teams, retired four-star General Stanley McChrystal and former Navy SEAL Chris Fussell made the case for a new organizational model combining the agility, adaptability, and cohesion of a small team with the power and resources of a giant organization. Now, in One Mission, Fussell channels all his experiences, both military and corporate, into powerful strategies for unifying isolated and distrustful teams."-- From the publisher.

The coaching habit : say less, ask more & change the way you lead forever

June 19, 2017
Bungay Stanier, Michael, author.
227 pages ; 19 cm
You need a coaching habit -- How to build a habit -- Question masterclass Part 1: Ask one question at a time -- The kickstart question -- Question masterclass Part 2: Cut the intro and ask the question -- The AWE question -- Question masterclass Part 3: Should you ask rhetorical questions? -- The focus question -- Question masterclass Part 4: Stick to questions starting with "What" -- An irresistible 1-2-3 combination -- The foundation question -- Question masterclass Part 5: Get comfortable with silence -- The lazy question -- Question masterclass Part 6: Actually listen to the answer -- The strategic question -- Question masterclass Part 7: Acknowledge the answers you get -- The learning question -- Question masterclass Part 8: Use every channel to ask a question.
Want to say less, work less, and have more impact? Stanier gives you the seven core questions that will help you provide more effective support to your employees and co-workers. By unlocking their potential, you'll be able to unlock your own.

The end of advertising : why it had to die, and the creative resurrection to come

June 15, 2017
Essex, Andrew, author.
New York : Spiegel & Grau, [2017]
220 pages ; 20 cm
"One of the most successful admen of recent years throws down the ultimate challenge to his profession: innovate or perish. The ad apocalypse is upon us. Today millions are downloading ad-blocking software, and still more are paying subscription premiums to avoid ads. This $600 billion industry is now careening toward outright extinction, after having taken for granted a captive audience for too long, leading to lazy, overabundant, and frankly annoying ads. Make no mistake, Madison Avenue: traditional advertising as we know it is over. In this short, bound-to-be controversial manifesto, Essex offers both a wake-up call and a road map to the future. With trenchant wit and razor-sharp insights, he presents an essential new vision of where the smart businesses could be headed, to the cheers of advertisers and consumers alike"-- Provided by publisher.

Hunch : turn your everyday insights into the next big thing

June 12, 2017
Jiwa, Bernadette, author.
New York, New York : Portfolio/Penguin, [2017]
x, 195 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Introduction: Anyone could have done it -- Part one. What's stopping you? Hang-ups and hurdles -- You know more than you think -- Our insights are only as good as our questions -- The myth of the innovation epiphany -- The genius trap -- Ideas are overrated -- Chasing unicorns -- The enemy of insight -- Waist high and elbow deep -- Putting it into practice -- Part two. From everyday insights to groundbreaking ideas -- The role of intuition -- Signs and signals -- It takes practice -- From A to beyond -- A mindset shift -- Ordinary genius -- What we see is not all there is -- Ideas versus opportunities -- Groundbreaking ideas don't start with ideas -- Emotional intelligence -- Sense making -- Where ideas begin -- The birth of a hunch - Part three. The who, the what and the how -- Embracing curiosity -- Case studies in curiosity -- Tapping into empathy -- Case studies in empathy -- Firing imagination -- Case studies in imagination -- Conclusion.

Negotiating 101 : from planning your strategy to finding a common ground, an essential guide to the art of negotiating

June 12, 2017
Sander, Peter J., author.
Avon, Massachusetts : Adams Media, [2017]
255 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 19 cm
Includes index.
The negotiating imperative -- Negotiation : the basics -- Getting started : preparation, preparation, and more preparation -- Negotiating styles and personalities, yours and theirs -- The tactical toolkit : techniques, tricks, and ploys of the experienced negotiator -- Pure theater : negotiating on stage -- Avoiding common negotiating pitfalls -- High-pressure negotiating tactics -- When to close, how to close, and where to walk away -- Finalizing the agreement -- Negotiating for the long term.

Cracking the GMAT.

June 1, 2017
New York : Villard Books,
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Imprint varies: <2001-2018> Random House, Inc.
At head of title: The Princeton Review.

Multipliers : how the best leaders make everyone smarter

May 26, 2017
Wiseman, Liz, author.
New York, NY : HarperBusiness, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2017.
xxii, 360 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Originally published in 2010 by HarperBusiness.
The multiplier effect -- The talent magnet -- The liberator -- The challenger -- The debate maker -- The investor -- The accidental diminisher -- Dealing with diminishers -- Becoming a multiplier.
"A revised and updated edition...that explores why some leaders drain capability and intelligence from their teams while others amplify it to produce better results."--Provided by publisher.

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