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You are not a Visionary… yet. The Lean Entrepreneur shows you how to become one. Most of us believe entrepreneurial visionaries are born, not made. Our media glorify business outliers like Bezos, Branson, Gates, and Jobs as heroes with X-ray vision who can look to the future, see clearly what will be, imagine a fully formed product or experience and then, simply make the vision real. Many in our entrepreneur community still... more...

Every successful brand in history is inherently unpopular with a specific demographic. Somewhere along the way, people felt they had to be popular in order to be successful, when in fact, the opposite is true. The brands playing in the space you want to dominate have already figured out the inherent power of being unpopular. In The Power of Unpopular, you'll discover the difference between flash-in-the-pan brand tactics and those designed to place you... more...

Making a presentation strikes fear into the hearts of many people. This guide is designed to get the reader through a presentation, if not actually allowing enjoyment. Topics covered in the book include: how to research and prepare a presentation; how to structure a presentation; how to manage information overload; how to use scripts, prompts, visual aids and handouts; how to handle questions; how to use voice and body language to the greatest effect;... more...

Water is intertwined in the daily life of humans in countless ways. The importance of water as a driver for health, food security, and quality of life and as a pillar for economic development is unique. As water affects human lives, the mankind also effects the hydrological cycle, in all dimensions from the local to the global scale. Food production accounts for 90% of water use in developing countries. Hydropower production evokes emotions; yet... more...

How do you turn website visitors into customers? Conversion Optimization offers practical advice on how to persuade visitors to make a buying decision -- without driving them away through data overload or tedious navigation. You'll learn how to use marketing principles, design, usability, and analytics on your site to increase your buyer-to-visitor ratio, whether you're involved with marketing or designing a large ecommerce site, or managing a modest... more...


A 'take no prisoners' approach to life has seen Paul Carter heading to some of the world's most remote, wild and dangerous places as a contractor in the oil business. Amazingly, he's survived (so far) to tell these stories from the edge of civilisation, and reason. Taking postings in some of the world's wildest and most remote regions, not to mention some of the roughest oil rigs on the planet, Paul has worked, gotten into trouble and been given... more...

Where to buy, when to buy, and how to buy. Updated and revised, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Commercial Real Estate Investing, Third Edition, is a must-have reference book for aspiring commercial real estate investors/developers. What little coverage of residential income properties that existed in previous editions has been cut, and the remaining content has been updated to clearly reflect the focus on buying and selling commercial properties.

The body matters, in practice. How then might we think about the body in our work in and on professional practice, learning and education? What value is there in realising and articulating the notion of the professional practitioner as crucially embodied? Beyond that, what of conceiving of the professional practice field itself as a living corporate body? How is the body implicated in understanding and researching professional... more...

This book presents eleven case studies of success about Latin America tourism. The cases are embedded in a framework describing the economic and cultural foundations of tourism development in the continent. Mexico, Brazil, Chile and Costa Rica are some of the Latin countries which have become examples and models for touristic development, respect for the environment and social inclusion. The book showcases some of the best practices, along with an... more...

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Wireless Algorithms, Systems and Applications, WASA 2014, held in Harbin, China, in June 2014. The 41 revised full papers presented together with 30 invited papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 134 submissions. The papers cover a wide range of topics including cognitive radio networks, wireless sensor networks, cyber-physical systems, distributed and... more...