Business/Self-Help

Shoot for the Stars: A Playbook for Teens and Tweens

On the basketball court, Tamika Catchings’ legacy is cemented as one of the greatest women ever to play the game. Off the court, Tamika created the Catch the Stars Foundation in the spring of 2004 to help disadvantaged youth achieve their dreams. Catchings felt compelled to start the foundation because she understood that the youth of today are the stars of tomorrow and the lack of support for our youth results in many never reaching their full potential. She embraces being a positive role model by encouraging youth to be all that they can be. Shoot for the Stars is...

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1001 Watts

Reinvent Yourself, Start Today, and Discover How Women Are Lighting the World A New ‘Era for Women’ Has Arrived Women around the world are searching for a new way to connect, to follow their vision, to be guided and nourished, and a new light is on the horizon. 1001 Watts is a guide that will help you navigate a new path of change as you redirect, refocus, and reinvent yourself. We are entering into the fourth industrial revolution, and women need each other more than ever before. The secrets revealed as you read this book will help you magnify your...

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There’s an Elephant in Your Office

Practical tips to successfully identify and support mental and emotional health in the workplace. We’re addressing the elephant in the room. Managers who understand mental and emotional health are empowered to talk openly about it. This helps create an environment where everyone can do the job they were hired to do, including employees with a mental illness or psychiatric disability. In this book, we identify mental health conditions most commonly found in the workplace. Then, we recommend practical steps you can take as a manager to notice, identify, and properly interact with the elephants in your office. That’s right. Elephants....

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The Intelligent Advertiser: The Definitive Guide to Finding Value in Local Broadcast Media

HOW TO BE AN INTELLIGENT INVESTER — AND ADVERTISER In 1949 Benjamin Graham, a legendary investor, author, and teacher, published one of the most popular books ever written about investing in the stock market, The Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value Investing. Graham pioneered his value investing philosophy at Columbia Business School after the Great Depression. His approach is still followed today by some of the world’s top investors, including and especially his most famous student—Warren Buffett. I believe the core principles of value investing in the stock market also apply to the world of advertising. Whether you’re buying...

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A Story of True Tenacity: A Commemorative History of Sutton-Garten Company

The history of Sutton-Garten Company began in December 1918 when William Raymond Garten and Charles R. Sutton arranged for a line of credit and began operations as the Service Welding Apparatus and Supply Company at 425 N. Capitol Avenue in Indianapolis. Eventually, the Garten family bought Sutton’s shares but continued under the same name. This history describes how, over a one-hundred-year span, a small family-owned business weathered the storms of world wars; the Great Depression; increasing regulation, complexity, and competition; and many other challenges. It tells how Sutton-Garten accomplished this feat—that is, through the vision of its early leaders; through...

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Lunch with the Partners

“Lunch” is all Rabb would say as he walked by my office.  The partners were going to lunch and I was invited.  For a young lawyer, lunch with the partners was an anticipated part of the day. For the four-man Vincennes law firm of Emison Emison & Doolittle, “lunch” was one hour, more or less, most days of the week, where interesting persons discussed a multitude of topics.  Though all four lawyers usually attended, it was not a requirement.  In fact, to me, it was a privilege that came with being a member of the firm.

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No More Mumbo Jumbo

Bridging the Communication Gap Between Educators and Families Let’s face it: educators speak a language all their own filled with complicated words, terms and acronyms. They call it “Educationese” but to parents and caregivers, it’s just Mumbo Jumbo. This book uses the principles of broadcast journalism to help educators recognize and translate Mumbo Jumbo into clear, concise, effective communications. It’s designed to help them form rich relationships with parents and caregivers. Readers will learn how to use the right words, tone and body language to engage families. No More Mumbo Jumbo is not a typical education book. It is short,...

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Aging Well: Staying Younger, Smarter, and Fit

Think exercise and diet are the secrets to aging well and having a meaningful life that thrives? Think again. The new science of aging is upending many of the negative stereotypes and dogmatic beliefs about aging. New research is showing that we are not doomed by our genes, and they don’t control our biology or determine the person we can be. On the contrary, recent studies reveal that individual lifestyle, environment, attitude, and the friends we interact with play a far greater role than genetics in determining how well we age and who thrives in later life. This new research...

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Cultivating the Strategic Mind, 2nd Edition

Growing from Leader to Visionary, Creator, and Architect of Strategy For such a common word, strategy is often misunderstood, misinterpreted, and misapplied. Given the complex challenges facing organizations — and entire societies — we must grow more and better strategists. Tackling three simple yet sweeping questions, Cultivating the Strategic Mind delivers the goods: What is strategy, and why aren’t more leaders better strategists? While strategy is as foundational as DNA within the most exemplary companies, why are so many organizations missing it altogether? How can I apply strategy in palpable, pragmatic ways to the benefit of those around me? As...

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Katz, Sapper & Miller 75 Years: History in the Making

In 1942, a gallon of gasoline cost a mere fifteen cents and the average annual income was a whopping $1,880 per year. The world’s attention was focused on the global conflict of World War II. Iconic American musicians like Glenn Miller, the Andrews Sisters, and Bing Crosby were radio sensations. That same year, a modest accounting firm quietly opened its doors for business in Indianapolis, Indiana. It might have been hard to imagine then that more than seven decades later, the firm would still be in business. Perhaps few people could have foreseen that, over time, it would flourish and...

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