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    Implementing a lean business philosophy can transform an organization, bringing with it huge benefits in terms of reduced operating costs, decreased lead times, and increased customer satisfaction, along with a marked improvement in employee morale, customer loyalty, and quality of products and services. The lean business model - while originally developed within the US and Japanese automotive manufacturing industries - has proven its worth time and again in every field imaginable - from retail and manufacture to central government administration. The right management is crucial for lean companies. As we shall see, lean is not just a set of tools that can be applied to any situation to...read more

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    Lean is a business methodology that leads to astonishing results in all business sectors - from mass manufacturing to government administration. Centring on concepts developed by leading automotive manufacturer, Toyota, in the creation of the venerated Toyota Production System, lean sets out broad goals that can be adapted to improve the outlook of any organization and provides a comprehensive toolkit to aid in achieving them. It is important to understand both the vision and the tools of lean in order to properly implement a lean culture within a company; the toolkit is useless without an understanding of the purpose you are working to achieve. Lean Business brings lean to life, providing...read more

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    Money Habits puts together some of the best advice on how to save, spend, and invest your money. Open this book and you will open new opportunities for your financial freedom; you will access a new way of understanding how the monetary mechanism works - an easy-to-follow guide to adopt simple habits that can change your life for good because even if it doesn't bring happiness, money can bring a lot of nice changes. The question is: are you ready to learn how to create a budget and make your money work for you instead of simply work for your money? Are you ready to jump off that always-drifting boat which holds captive those people (who are most people) who have lost control over their...read more

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    Careful strategic planning is paramount for organizations seeking to establish themselves in our dynamic economy. Still, even the best thought-out strategic plan will falter if employee buy-in is not supported and a thoroughly considered implementation process is not put into effect. This book casts light on these dark corners of entrepreneurship and share with you the kind of knowledge that can save you a lot of time and frustration. But most importantly, it can save you from failing in your venture. A thoroughly prepared strategic plan is vital for reaching objectives and goals; any business depends on careful planning to be successful. Regrettably though, many individuals, groups and...read more

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    In today's ever-changing economic climate, there has never been a better time to give your finances a health check, and ensure your current and future financial needs are protected. As individuals this can mean making sure your family and future retirement plans are safeguarded, while as business owners it can mean making the right investments to ensure your company keeps growing and attaining any future goals. But what exactly is Financial Planning? It's a process of financial examination and protection that is often misunderstood. The overall goal is to integrate taxes, insurance policies, and investment portfolios into an all-inclusive plan that helps individuals and businesses...read more

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    Companies really need to think about their principles. They need to do this for themselves, as opposed to simply reproducing existing codes, simply taking principles off the proverbial shelf and applying these to their structures. There are a number of ways to do this. One is through open dialogue. You can also collaborate with all relevant stakeholders, ensuring that you come up with the best possible principles that can move your business forward. Whatever way you choose to approach this, know that the development of sound business principles is as important, if not more so, that even your business plan! These principles can also take on a number of forms. They can be high-level...read more

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    In this book you will see how successful entrepreneurs have applied game theory in their business, and why this has worked. You can use these lessons in your own business, or create variations more suited to your enterprise. The key is that you will have an insight to game theory that shows you how easily it can be applied to your business, and your life. Keep this book on hand as a quick reference for these lessons. Read it often, and commit to memory the ones that you feel you can best use to achieve success in your enterprise and in your life. You will learn the basics of game theory, and see how successful entrepreneurs have used it to make a phenomenal success of their businesses,...read more

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    Being financially free is not about luck, an obsession with money, or sacrificing all the fun in life. Being financially free is, more than anything, about being conscious of your actions and knowledgeable about how the monetary system works so that you can always make the right financial decisions. By enhancing your understanding of how your actions, thoughts, and emotions create a network that affects your financial status, Money Maker: Seven Step Plan to Financial Freedom guides you toward mastering this network. In order to maximize your wealth, you must cultivate good habits, utilizing a wide variety of information and financial management tools, such as budgets, bank accounts,...read more

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    Game Theory has evolved since its inception, but at its root, it is the modeling of strategic interactions between two or more players where there is a set of rules and outcomes! This basic definition gets to the heart of what Game Theory is. And this can be applied to almost any situation in your life and your business. Regardless of your status, as an entrepreneur or a part of the employed, this theory can serve you well. It can help you develop strategic approaches to real life situations, where you predict, with remarkable accuracy, the best possible route towards the best possible outcomes. If you wanted to have a crystal ball, one that helps you predict the future, then Game Theory...read more

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    Have you been in a slump lately? Do you feel like your job is the same, day after day, with no improvement? Have you been having trouble-in either your personal or professional life-making well thought out decisions?  If the answer to any of these questions is yes, it's probably because you have not yet acquired the highly useful skill of strategic thinking.  Pick up this book to find out how you can be more successful and happy, simply by changing the way you think. Sounds impossible, doesn't it? Well, it isn't!  What you will learn in this book:  - What type of a thinker and learner you are  - How you can plan efficiently in regard to the type of thinker/learner you...read more

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    If you are someone that feels like their life is bland, unproductive and just not as good as it has the potential to be, then this is the book for you, my friend.  This book is all about game theory and strategy! It's like your whole life is a game-one that you can win, if you know what moves to make.  In this book, I will teach you how you can teach yourself to make these right moves, therefore improving your life infinitely!  What you'll learn in this book: - What game theory is  - All about the history of game theory  - Examples of scenarios in which you can use strategy and game theory  - Prisoner's dilemma  - Nash equilibrium, explained  And lots...read more

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    The concepts that form the fundamental principles of Lean were initially developed by Taiichi Ohno in the creation of the venerated Toyota Production System (TPS). Ohno employed techniques such as jidoka (intelligent automation), Just-in-Time manufacturing, Kanban (visual ordering systems), kaizen (continuous improvement), and Heijunka (production balancing) to revolutionize production in Toyota's vehicle manufacturing plants. In his book, The Machine that Changed the World, James Womack christened the TPS a Lean system and the term has since been used to describe any manufacturing or operating system that utilizes a similar methodology. Lean helped Toyota race ahead of GM to take the...read more

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    Embarking on a business venture is often one of the most exciting, intimidating, and challenging decisions that a person can make. However, in our technologically advanced and mobile age, it has actually become easier than ever for startup companies to form, but that doesn't mean that all of them will find success. This short book highlights ten recent startup successes in the business world and explores how they work differently, which clever strategies they employed, and what lessons they can teach you to implement in your own startup business. There's nothing wrong with taking a few words of wisdom from some of the fastest-growing players in the startup...read more

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    When we think of management, our mind jumps to planning, directing, paperwork, organization and objectives. In other words, management can be defined as the means and resources necessary in order to achieve our objectives. You can find the basic principles of management in all sorts of organizations, no matter how small or large they are, if they charge for their activities or if they are non-profit. One cannot have realistic expectations regarding the success of their business without possessing a fundamental level of understanding of how a business actually works and how it should be managed. If a business owner fails to acquire a refined managerial skill, his or hers business is most...read more

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    Striving for Perfection questions the very core of the perfection drive. It calls under investigation the mechanism and the validity of this often mad, unfulfilling quest. Our perception has been so strongly altered that we have come to identify perfection with happiness. This book speaks about the true fulfillment, joy and freedom you can only learn by letting go of the need to be perfect in your life and to have a perfect life - the perfect life as imagined and proposed to you by others. You may think you have not been touched by the perfection plague and you remain outside this never-ending chase. But try an exercise of self-honesty and really dive deep in the internal mechanisms of your...read more

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    This book will run you through the ambit of just what risk management is. It will show you how you can apply it to your business. It will discuss the principles of risk management, and the processes involved, and also give you an idea of the application of these processes to a couple of businesses. The rules of risk management are mostly universal, and by tweaking them slightly, you can apply them to any enterprise. You will be armed with the essential tools to devise a risk management strategy that will, in effect, maximize the potential of your business to realize opportunities. This is, after all, the ultimate purpose of risk...read more

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    Research states that almost half of all improvement initiatives fail due to lack of effective leadership. If this is the case, then as business owners the time has never been more prudent to consider how we are managing our businesses and what kind of leadership strategies we have in place. Given that so many industries are littered with failed start-ups and businesses these days, it is clear that more work and investment is needed to develop future leaders. But even with the right leadership in place, which business model does one choose to follow? There are numerous schools of thought and endless business theories on this topic, but one I believe can revolutionize the way in which all of...read more

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    Not enough time to get things done? Not enough energy to do all the things you love doing, the things that are really, really important to you? Too much stress in your life and too little satisfaction? The reason for all this is less dramatic and more common than you think, and he cure is much simpler than you can imagine. Regain the control over the big things in your life by eliminating all the little time wasters that cut into your creativity and focus each day. Do you often wonder how you can find time to meet all your needs, the needs of your family and still keep your inventiveness alive, when so much is shouting out for your attention every minute, maybe even now, as you are reading...read more

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    We all want to be more productive. When you sense you have increased your productivity you feel like you do have control over your workflow and life, you are an accomplisher, you feel organized and being on the right track. If there's something that accompanies us all the time it's our smartphone or tablet. It's only naturally that, on one hand, we want to use them also to increase our productivity, and on the other hand, app developers want to exploit the potential of this constantly increasing segment of the market. Sometimes, when a really useful organizational app comes out, both parts can be winners here.  This book is dedicated to one such relatively recent productivity app....read more

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    In this book we’ll be looking at the power of lean leadership and what it can do for you. You may want to move towards becoming a lean leader yourself, or have a desire to implement lean practices among your management team. Whatever the reason, this guide will help you get started.  But what is exactly is ‘Lean Leadership’? And what is a ‘Lean Leader’? What makes a ‘Lean Leader’ different from a ‘normal’ leader? These are just some of the questions we’ll be answering within this book. We also want you to:  - Understand the variables and factors that comprise a lean leadership style  - Identify the main differences between management and leadership styles...read more