New Arrivals · Business

January 16, 2020
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Job interview tips for overcoming red flags : winning strategies, examples, and short stories for people with not-so-hot backgrounds

January 15, 2020
Krannich, Ronald L., author.
©2020
iii, 155 pages ; 23 cm
Includes index.
"First published as Job Interview Tips for people with not-so-hot Backgrounds in 2004." --title page verso.
The perfect outlier -- What employers need and want -- People with difficult backgrounds -- Clues for successful "fit" -- Identify your red flags, present your best self -- Prepare for the verbal exchange -- Nonverbal behaviors and mixed messages -- Impress the interviewer -- Avoid 35 common interview errors -- Key questions you'll most likely face and ones you must ask -- 10 red flag Q&As with memorable examples and short stories -- Close and follow up the interview -- Negotiate salary & benefits to your advantage -- Getting help when necessary -- Handling your online red flags and persona.
Shows job seekers how to best handle red flags during the job interview--speaking truth to power, turning weaknesses into strengths, scrubbing a sketchy background, preparing for sensitive interviews, and knowing what to say and do when confronted with red flag issues. Includes interview strategies, examples, stories, quizzes, questions, sample Q&A dialogues, and advice. -- adapted from back cover.

Everyone deserves a great manager : the 6 critical practices for leading a team

January 14, 2020
Miller, Scott Jeffrey, author.
©2019
ix, 188 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.
Develop a leader's mindset -- Hold regular 1-on-1s -- Set up your team to get results -- Create a culture of feedback -- Lead your team through change -- Manage your time and energy.
"If you're like the millions of people who've made the challenging but rewarding leap to first-time manager, you might not be sure what your next move is. What made you a successful employee won't necessarily make you a great manager, and the reality is that most people don't receive formal leadership training until twelve years after their promotion into management. FranklinCovey's Everyone Deserves a Great Manager delivers the guidance you expect to receive when you're promoted: the support, understanding, strategies, and tactic to develop as a leader and turn your people into an engaged, high-performing team. Based on nearly a decade of research, the 6 Critical Practices will give you a head start in building the competence and confidence you need to succeed as a first-time manager."--book jacket

The good fight : use productive conflict to get your team and organization back on track

January 14, 2020
Davey, Liane, 1972- author.
©2019
212 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
"More productivity. Less drama. It all starts with a healthy conflict culture. In the modern workplace, conflict has become a dirty word. After all, conflict is antithetical to teamwork, employee engagement, and a positive company culture. Or is it? The truth is that our teams and organizations require conflict to get things done. But we avoid conflict and build up conflict debt by deferring and dodging the difficult decisions. Our organizations are paying the price-becoming less productive, less innovative, and less competitive. Individuals are paying, too-suffering from overwhelming workloads, endless drama, and sleepless nights. In The Good Fight, Liane Davey shows you how to create the productive conflict your organization needs to get along and get stuff done. Drawing on her twenty-year career as an advisor to the C-Suite, Davey shares real-world examples and practical tools you and your team can use to handle even the most contentious conflicts as allies-instead of adversaries. Filled with strategies you'll use again and again, The Good Fight is an essential field guide for leaders at all levels." -- Provided by publisher.

Heart & hustle

January 10, 2020
Bright, Patricia, author.
London : HQ, 2019.
226 pages ; 25 cm
"Use your passion, build your brand, achieve your dreams"--Jacket.
Introduction -- Natural-born hustler -- Yes, I work for myself on the internet! -- The importance of building a following on social media -- The science bit: practical advice for building up a social media profile -- Taking your audience to the next level of growth -- Online vs real life -- Create your wealth -- A career vs going it alone -- How to run your empire -- A woman's world -- Discovering who you are (and what you value) -- Staying the course in style -- The power of a pep talk -- Streamline the stress way -- Feeling good from the outside in -- Time to say goodbye -- My reading list.
Growing up in South London as a first-generation Brit to immigrant parents, Patricia learned she'd have to hustle and work harder than other people to get what she needed. Fast forward 20 years and Patricia is host of one of the fastest-growing lifestyle YouTube channels in the UK, founder of a number of successful businesses, a multi-award-winning content creator with a following of over 3 million spanning the globe, and a GLAMOUR magazine cover girl for their first bi-annual issue. Packed with practical, straight-talking advice, smart pro-tips, and timeless principles for anyone thinking about ditching or supplementing their 9 to 5, Head, Heart, Hustle will show you how to find your purpose, create and grow your side-hustle and personal brand online and off, understand when to turn your sideline into your main career and retain your integrity throughout.

Fanocracy : turning fans into customers and customers into fans

January 10, 2020
Scott, David Meerman, author.
[New York, New York] : Portfolio/Penguin, [2020]
xvii, 284 pages ; 22 cm
Includes index.
Our story -- Strength through fandom -- The power of fan-centric business -- Get closer than usual -- Let go of your creations -- Give more than you have to -- Build identity to become more than the product -- Be smart about influencers -- Break down barriers -- Listen to rehumanize -- Tell the truth, especially when it hurts -- Develop employees who are fans -- A passionate life -- Share your fandom.
"Fandom isn't just for actors, athletes, musicians, and authors anymore. It can be rocket fuel for any business or nonprofit that chooses to focus on inspiring and nurturing true fans. The most powerful marketing force in the world isn't social media, email blasts, search ads, or even those 15 second commercials before a YouTube video. It's fandom. David Meerman Scott and his daughter Reiko are very different - one is a baby boomer business strategist, the other a millennial medical student. But both noticed that the kind of enthusiasm they once reserved for pleasures like the Grateful Dead (David) and Harry Potter (Reiko) now extends to all sorts of companies and organizations. So they teamed up to explore a big question: Why do some brands, even in supposedly boring categories like car insurance and enterprise software, attract not just customers but raving fans? The key is creating what they call a "fanocracy" - an organization that puts the needs and wishes of fans ahead of every other priority. It can be scary, at first, to focus on intangibles like community, generosity, and fun, rather than squeezing every penny from each interaction. But those who apply the strategies in Fanocracy are more likely to dominate their categories. And beyond the financial benefits, fanocracies spread more joy and inspiration to the world at large"-- Provided by publisher.

Market profile analysis. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN PMSA.

January 9, 2020
Stamford, Conn. : Donnelley Marketing Information Services,
v. ; 23 x 40-29 cm.
Vols. for 1995/96-1998 have census tract/block numbering area outline maps for Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana kept in separate boxes.
"Consumer and business demographic reports."

Wiley CIA excel exam review.

January 9, 2020
Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons
Vols. for <2020>- by S. Rao Vallabhaneni.
Based on the CIA Exam Syllabus developed by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), the Wiley CIA exam review study guides provide you with a student-focused and learning-oriented experience. Written in textbook style and format, the guides are the foundation of an efficient and successful CIA study program.

Cryptocurrency mining for dummies

January 6, 2020
Kent, Peter, 1957- author.
Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, 2019.
xi, 346 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.
Find out the essentials of cryptocurrency mining. The cryptocurrency phenomenon has sparked a new opportunity to mine for virtual gold, kind of like the prospectors of a couple centuries back. This time around, you need some tech know-how to get into the cryptocurrency mining game. This book shares the insight of two cryptocurrency insiders as they break down the necessary hardware, software, and strategies to mine Bitcoin, Ethereum, Monero, LiteCoin, and Dash. They also provide insight on how to stay ahead of the curve to maximize your return on investment.

User friendly : how the hidden rules of design are changing the way we live, work, and play

January 3, 2020
Kuang, Cliff, 1978- author.
New York : MCD/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019.
405 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
The empire of user-friendliness -- Part I: Easy to use. Confusion -- Industry -- Error -- Trust -- Metaphor -- Part II: Easy to want. Empathy -- Humanity -- Personalization -- Peril -- Promise -- Seeing the world through user-friendly eyes -- Appendix: A brief history of "user friendly".
It is a paradigm that quietly rules our modern lives: the assumption that machines should anticipate what we need. Kuang and Fabricant unpack the ways in which the world has been-- and continues to be-- remade according to the principles of the once-obscure discipline of user-experience design. They map the hidden rules of the designed world and shed light on how those rules have caused our world to change. You'll never interact with technology the same way again. -- adapted from jacket

The only grant-writing book you'll ever need

January 3, 2020
Karsh, Ellen, author.
©2019
xix, 428 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Revised edition of the authors' The only grant-writing book you'll ever need, 2014.
Funders roundtable I: Grantsmanship and the funding environment -- Part I. Prerequisites : Who am I (and what in the world do I want to do?) -- Wait a second: What is a grant ... and where do I get one? -- Making (dollars and) sense of grant-application packages: what grantmakers want -- Getting ready to write a grant proposal : If you're a not-for-profit organization ; If you're a government agency or school district ; If you're an individual grant seeker -- Intangibles: things they never tell you (about proposal writing) -- Founders roundtable II: The "guidelines" roundtable -- Part II. It's finally time to write the proposal : Writing (proposals) with style: 12 basic rules -- Identifying and documenting the need: what problem will a grant fix? -- Goals and objectives: what do you hope to achieve if you get the money? -- Developing and presenting a winning program -- Finding partners and building coalitions (The MOUs that roared) -- The evaluation plan: how can you be sure if your program works? -- The budget: how much will it cost, and is the cost reasonable? -- Sustainability: how will you continue the program when the grant funds run out? (and you'd better not say, "I won't") -- Capacity: proving that you can get the job done -- Front and back: the cover page or cover letter, the abstract, the table of contents, and the appendix -- Funders roundtable III: The "pet peeves" roundtable -- Part III. And after the proposal : The site visit: playing host -- So now you know, what next? -- When grant funding needs a boost, build a business! (Hint: it can be small) -- Funders roundtable IV: The "what do I do now?" roundtable -- Appendix 1: Tips for improving your chances of winning a grant -- Appendix 2: Proposal checklist -- Appendix 3: Glossary -- Appendix 4: Sample grant forms : Common Grant Application Form ; Standard form 424 (SF-424) ; Sample cover page ; Sample letter of inquiry (LOI) ; Sample abstract -- Appendix 5: Notes on some useful websites -- Appendix 6: Answers to pop quizzes.

Wiley CPAexcel exam review study guide. Financial accounting and reporting.

January 2, 2020
Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, 2014-
v. : ill. ; 28 cm

Wiley CPAexcel exam review study guide. Regulation.

January 2, 2020
Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, c2014-
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.

Wiley CPAexcel exam review study guide. Business environment and concepts.

January 2, 2020
Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, c2014-
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.

Wiley CPAexcel exam review study guide. Auditing and attestation.

January 2, 2020
Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley, ©2014-
v. : ill. ; 28 cm

Getting a job

December 31, 2019
Currie-McGhee, L. K. (Leanne K.), author.
©2020
64 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
What kind of job should I do? -- Resume rules -- Networking -- The search -- Applying for the job -- You've got an interview -- The job is yours.
"Millions of US youth want to work to earn money to pay for wants and needs. Obtaining a job is challenging, but with dedication and by following expert recommendations, it is achievable."--Amazon.com.

Medical billing & coding for dummies.

December 23, 2019
Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, [2012}-
volumes : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Volumes for 2012-<2020> by Karen Smiley, CPC.
"The definitive guide to starting a successful career in medical billing and coding. With the healthcare sector growing at breakneck speed&#x2015;it&#x2019;s currently the largest employment sector in the U.S. and expanding fast&#x2015;medical billing and coding specialists are more essential than ever. These critical experts, also known as medical records and health information technicians, keep systems working smoothly by ensuring patient billing and insurance data are accurately and efficiently administered. This book provides everything you need to begin&#x2015;and then excel in&#x2015;your chosen career. From finding the right study course and the latest certification requirements to industry standard practices and insider tips for dealing with government agencies and insurance companies, Medical Billing & Coding For Dummies has you completely covered"--Amazon.com

Principles for success

December 19, 2019
Dalio, Ray, 1949- author.
New York : Avid Reader Press, 2019.
157 pages : color illustrations ; 23 x 26 cm
"An entertaining, illustrated format for readers of all ages" -- Cover.

QuickBooks 2020 for dummies

December 19, 2019
Nelson, Stephen L., 1959- author.
©2020
xiv, 391 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.
"Organize and manage your business finances; track inventory and monitor transactions; pay bills, record sales receipts, and create invoices"--cover.

The new leadership literacies : thriving in a future of extreme disruption and distributed everything

December 16, 2019
Johansen, Robert, author.
Oakland, California : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, BK Business book, [2017]
xii, 176 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Introduction: Twisting toward distributed everything -- 1. The new literacy of looking backward from the future -- 2. Moving toward a future that rewards clarity--but punishes certainty -- 3. The new literacy of voluntary fear engagement -- 4. Moving toward a future of gaming for grit -- 5. The new literacy of leadership for shape-shifting organizations -- 6. Moving toward a future of distributed authority -- 7. The new literacy of being there when you are not there -- 8. Moving toward a future that Is BEYOND being there -- 9. The new literacy of creating and sustaining positive energy -- 10. Moving toward a future where leaders are body hackers -- Conclusion: What leaders will need to do -- Future readiness self-assessment.
"A rapid and massively disruptive shift from centralized to distributed organizations has already begun. But current leadership practices were designed for large centralized organizations, making them increasingly obsolete. Bob Johansen, who has been projecting future trends from Silicon Valley since 1968, outlines five literacies leaders need to develop to cope with this brave new world. Johansen says leaders must project into the future themselves and look backwards to make sure they are preparing for potential new developments. They need to use gaming to voluntarily immerse themselves in the things they're fearful about and deal with them. They have to develop forms of distributed leadership for organizations that have no center, grow from the edges, and can't be controlled. In a globalized world they must master multimedia leadership--have presence and influence even when they're not physically present. And to stay on top of all this they need to be extremely fit, physically and mentally, to keep their own positive energy and that of their organizations high. Johansen presents dramatic and mind-expanding examples of how forward-looking organizations are developing these literacies and offers readers sage advice on how to cultivate them." -- provided by publisher.

Don't keep your day job : how to turn your passion into your career

December 13, 2019
Heller, Cathy, author.
©2019
xi, 242 pages ; 22 cm
Don't keep your day job -- The path and the process -- Trust you will be lead -- Your mess is your message -- Permission to create -- Build the runway -- Grow your tribe -- Expand your influence: understanding your target and end buyers -- Learning to restore -- How to teach and podcast -- Align with abundance -- Built to soar.
Don't Keep Your Day Job will get you fired up, ready to rip it open and use your zone of genius to add a little more sparkle to this world. Cathy Heller, host of the popular podcast Don't Keep Your Day Job, shares wisdom, anecdotes, and practical suggestions from successful creative entrepreneurs and experts, including actress Jenna Fischer on rejection, Gretchen Rubin on the keys to happiness, Jen Sincero on having your best badass life, and so much more. You'll learn essential steps like how to build your side hustle, how to find your tribe, how to reach for what you truly deserve, and how to ultimately turn your passion into profit and build a life you love. -- Publisher's description.

Think on your feet : tips and tricks to improve your impromptu communication skills on the job

December 13, 2019
Brown, Jen Oleniczak, author.
New York : McGrawHill Education, [2020]
xi, 238 pages ; 23 cm
"Develop the confidence and poise needed to take your communication skills to the next level Preparing for a presentation, interview, or salary negotiation can instill a sense of dread and fear in many people. Part of the fear comes from the risk of being caught off-guard and having to improvise on the spot. This is where the tools associated with improv come into play. While improv is traditionally associated with acting, it can also be a useful tool for effective workplace communication. Improv by definition forces us to be put on the spot, so we can practice our fear and work on our soft workplace skills. Drawing from cognitive and social psychology, behavioral economics, and actual improv activities, Think on Your Feet offers a fresh approach designed to increase your confidence and communication skills. Packed with expert advice and engaging exercises, the book teaches you how speak and act with confidence in any situation. You'll learn how to: Identify and bring out your best style for every type of professional communication Hone your focus and develop more effective active listening, interpretation, and nonverbal skills Handle uncomfortable situations, such as negotiating a raise, resigning, and resolving conflict Become a more effective communicator in both your professional and personal life"-- Provided by publisher.

Building the best : 8 proven leadership principles to elevate others to success

December 13, 2019
Eades, John G., author.
New York : McGrawHill, [2020]
xix, 249 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
"Boost staff performance, improve retention, and build a great 21st Century team culture-popular Follow My Lead podcaster John Eades provides everything you need to be a world-class leader How are you currently leading? Is your current style to Manage, Rule, Please, Support, or Elevate? Building the Best challenges you to rethink what it means to be a leader today and gives you the tools to determine your current leadership style. Through a simple assessment process, you'll learn which of the five leadership styles you fall into -Elevate being the paragon of leadership at its best, because these leaders contribute to peoples' long-term success and personal well-being, and they promote standards that empower people to succeed. Building the Best then provides 8 leadership principles and 16 key competencies you can apply to dramatically improve your leadership performance"-- Provided by publisher.

Start your own nonprofit organization : your step-by-step guide to success

December 9, 2019
Collins, Corbin, author.
[Irvine, CA] : Entrepreneur Media, Inc., [2017]
xviii, 174 pages ; 23 cm
Revised edition of Start your own nonprofit organization, [2014].
Preface -- Saving the world by being true to a mission -- Setting your nonprofit up for success -- Choosing your board of directors -- Finances count, even for a nonprofit -- The executive director's role in the nonprofit -- Staffing : a fine balance -- Volunteers : nonprofit heroes -- Equipping your nonprofit -- Development : raising the funds -- Website essentials -- The nonprofit world and social media -- Achieving sustainability and growth -- Appendix A. Sample strategic plan -- Appendix B. Resources for nonprofits. Associations ; Books ; Magazines ; Websites -- Glossary -- Index.
Whether your mission is to save puppies, feed children, or preserve history, Start Your Own Nonprofit Organization equips you with the tools you need to start, run and grow your organization. This guide provides mission-driven entrepreneurs like you with the latest industry research and pairs it with advice from real-world nonprofit leaders.

How to lead when your boss can't (or won't)

December 5, 2019
Maxwell, John C., 1947- author.
©2005
151 pages ; 19 cm
"Derived from material previously published in The 360° leader : developing your influence from anywhere in the organization"--Title page verso.

Digital you : real personal branding in the virtual age

December 2, 2019
Arruda, William, 1961- author.
©2019
225 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Part 1: Real you. Chapter 1: Uncover your brand ; Chapter 2: Understand perceptions ; Chapter 3. Deliver your brand daily -- Part 2: Virtual you. Chapter 4: Understand the digital-first phenomenon ; Chapter 5: Use LinkedIn as your first impression ; Chapter 6: Build a dazzling LinkedIn profile -- Part 3: Visual you. Chapter 7: Leverage the power of pictures ; Chapter 8: Build your personal brand identity system ; Chapter 9: Use rich media to engage and connect -- Part 4: Social you. Chapter 10: Assess your current on- and offline networks ; Chapter 11: Nourish and mobilize your network ; Chapter 12: Lead the way.
"The most successful brands aren't created, they are unearthed. Successful branding is based on authenticity. So how do you reveal your own brand? First, by searching yourself for answers to questions like these: What do you do better than anyone? What are you most proud of? What makes you lose track of time? In Digital You: Real Personal Branding in the Virtual Age, branding authority William Arruda describes the 21st century world of personal branding and guides you to define, express, and expand your personal brand for the virtual world. Branding is not about being famous, Arruda explains; it's about being selectively famous. It's about more than social media excess. When you understand the true value of personal branding, you can use it as a serious career development strategy. Digital You offers a deep dive to understanding and defining your unique promise of value making a great first impression, mastering multimedia, and, ultimately, expanding your network and promoting thought leadership. You'll learn how to develop, design, and sustain a personal brand throughout the fluid movements of any career. Understand how to be clear about your digital brand and your unique promise of value so you can increase your success and happiness at work and in life. It's time to stop worrying about career extinction and start crafting a brand of distinction"--Back cover.

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