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Book: Why is it that my kite won't fly? - The Power of Strategic Project Management by Roberto Rodriguez Esteves
Project Management is, in many ways, like flying a kite. How do you design and construct it so that it's lifted high and strong by the wind? What do you do when it gets snagged in a tree, lands on the roof of a house, or is tangled on electrical wire? How do you retrieve it while keeping it intact? Similar elements come into play when executing a project. Successful delivery may be affected by [...]
 
Book: Building Construction Field Forms...using Excel by Barton Jahn
A first of its kind book presenting 32 building construction field forms for use in commercial and residential construction. Using the Excel spreadsheet program affordable and accessible to all users, with easy to follow step-by-step keystrokes, this book helps the user to create field forms such as the Construction Daily Log, the Concrete Pour Card, the Structural Steel Erection Daily Log, the [...]
 
Book: Jumpstart to Software Quality Assurance by Vishnuvarthanan Moorthy
Software Quality Assurance is a specialized activity and it contributes in building capable processes in organization. This book details the different knowledge areas and provides practical insight which is required for software quality analyst to quickly grasp and start being productive within days, and contributes to build such capable processes. This book details the basics of quality [...]
 
Book: Debugging Housing Design & Construction...at a glance Volume 3 - Black & White Edition by Barton Jahn
This Volume 3 represents 18-20 years of basic field research observing and recording problems in housing construction...working as a superintendent, bank construction inspector, and project manager. The topics covered include interior doors, windows, finish carpentry, cabinets, electrical, light fixtures, HVAC, plumbing, tile, stairs, and stair handrail. At a glance...conveys the idea of a [...]
 
Book: Debugging Housing Design & Construction...at a glance Volume 2 - Black & White Edition by Barton Jahn
I believe this 3-book series is an important new introduction of beneficial information into the standards-of-the-industry in the field of building design and construction. At a glance...conveys the idea of a picture being worth a thousand words. The over 400 illustrations and the images in this book, with a bare minimum of required explanatory text, provides the reader with a quick yet [...]
 
Book: Debugging Housing Design & Construction...at a glance Volume 1 - Black & White Edition by Barton Jahn
The theme of this book is the pursuit of excellence...the quest for information that will help everyone working in the housing construction industry to move closer to the ideal of perfection in design and construction, thereby increasing confidence, competence, and performance. At a glance...conveys the idea of a picture being worth a thousand words. The over 400 illustrations in this book, with [...]
 
Book: Slack - Getting Past Burnout, Busywork, and the Myth of Total Efficiency by Tom DeMarco
To most companies, efficiency means profits and growth. But what if your "efficient" company the one with the reduced headcount and the "stretch" goals is actually slowing down and losing money? What if your employees are burning out doing the work of two or more people, leaving them no time for planning, prioritizing, or even lunch? What if you're losing employees faster than you can hire them? [...]
 
Book: Total New Beginnings (Total Freedom Series Book 2) by Ann M. Pratley
In her early adulthood Debbie made a choice. She had two men who loved her. She chose one. She lost the friendship of the other. Twenty years on, horrific tragedy strikes. Mother to three grown children, she has to find the strength to be there for them, while pushing her own grief aside. Dealing with the loss of the man who has been by her side for two decades pushes her into depression. Every [...]
 
Book: CMMI Implementation Guide by Vishnuvarthanan Moorthy
The Book details on how to approach CMMI Implementation in an organization. It details out the various phases involved in CMMI Implementation and how to plan and execute them. It details on various aspects which we tend to overlook in CMMI Implementation. Who Should Read? Organization looking forward to implement CMMI - Top Management person, trying to understand how to go about - SEPG, Program [...]
 
Book: Abundant Living on Low Income by Eva Peck
Abundant Living on Low Income is for those who would like to free themselves from financial worries and improve the quality of their life. Based on personal experience, the book contains common-sense ideas on how to make our hard-earned money go further without sacrificing quality of life, how to sleep soundly without worrying about mounting debt, and how to live a more fulfilling life. "Abundant [...]
 
Book: The Basics Of Kanban - A Popular Lean Framework (The Basics Of Customer-First Product Management Book 3) by Aditi Agarwal
Do you feel overwhelmed with multiple things that need your attention? Do you feel like you're always switching from one task to another, struggling to focus on any one thing for long enough to make progress? Do you feel that you work all day, but can't get anything to complete? Do you feel that you are not as productive as you would like to be? Does your team have enough visibility on work items [...]
 
Book: Project Management 101 - 101 Tips for Success in Project Management by Lew Sauder
An entertaining and informative story to help you develop project management expertise Holly Hewitt is facing the biggest challenge of her career. Holly Hewitt has been assigned to manage the merger of two large food products companies. As she faces setbacks and challenges, she learns a few things about project management, and even mentors others on some of her own management and leadership [...]
 
Book: The Deadline - A Novel About Project Management by Tom DeMarco
From prolific and influential consultant and author Tom DeMarco comes a project management novel that vividly illustrates the principles - and outright absurdities - that affect the productivity of a software development team. With his trademark wit set free in the novel format, DeMarco centers the plot around the development of six software projects. Mr. Tompkins, a manager downsized from a [...]
 
Book: Master Todoist - How to Use a Simple App to Create Actionable To-Do Lists and Organize Your Life by SJ Scott
Do you struggle with getting things done? Feel overwhelmed by your to-do list? Want a simple app to manage and organize your life? It's easy to begin each day with a lengthy list of tasks without a clear direction of what to focus on first. The truth is: Most to-do lists are a distraction that often cause you to procrastinate on important tasks. Fortunately, the TODOIST app is specifically [...]
 
Book: AGILE Project Management for Busy Managers by Tony Riches
Managers have become skilled at juggling changing priorities. What is different is that customer expectations have changed. People expect shops to be open earlier and later, to get answers on line 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and appointments outside of normal working hours. At the same time there is huge pressure to reduce operating costs, staff numbers and to do more with less. Many [...]
 
Book: The Basics of SCRUM - A Simple Handbook to the Most Popular Agile Scrum Framework by Aditi Agarwal
Scrum is widely defined as an iterative and incremental Agile Framework to build complex products of the highest possible value. It is an incremental approach to develop a product through successive and relentless improvements. In this book, Aditi explains the Scrum roles, artifacts, ceremonies, and principles, along with advanced concepts such as managing technical debt, writing good user [...]
 
Book: HR in a Nutshell - Making Good Managers Great! by Steve Bareham
HR management, or human resource management, is all about people, because it is people who determine the success of any organization. It's crucial when managing staff to use proven processes to hire, interview, orient, train, coach, discipline, and evaluate performance. Good HR management process makes a manager's job easier, more efficient, and it minimizes errors...all good things! [...]
 
Book: Resolutions For Stress Relief (Self-Help Stress Solutions) by Darlene Josaphe
Everyone spends those last few weeks of December trying to come up with the perfect New Year's resolution. Yet, everyone spends those first few weeks of January ignoring those resolutions and slipping back into our old habits. Really, you never have to wait for that time of year in order to start making resolutions to change your life and change your thought habits - especially when it's about [...]
 
Book: Personal Productivity For Busy Managers by Tony Riches
Personal productivity is under scrutiny as never before. In every sector global recession means continued pressure to reduce costs and increase productivity. All organisations are now driven to shine a spotlight closely at the contribution from every manager. A brilliant track record is no longer any guarantee of future job security. What matters is how much value you are adding now. So how do we [...]
 
Book: STUFFology 101 - Get Your Mind Out of the Clutter by Brenda Avadian & Eric M. Riddle
1.Do you race around to pick up piles when someone's at the door? 2.Do you close the door to hide your stuff in the spare room? 3.Do you still have unpacked boxes from your move 10 years ago? 4.Is your mind so frazzled, you can't focus? STUFFologists Brenda Avadian and Eric Riddle share four-combined decades of experience dealing with STUFF - clutter. Funny, serious, and humbling stories woven [...]
 
Book: The Reluctant Mentor - How Baby Boomers and Millenials Can Mentor Each Other in the Modern Workplace by Lew Sauder
An engaging and informative story on mentoring between baby boomers and millennials Roger Stewart Thinks he needs to mentor his young new employee. He doesn't realize that he's only half-right. In The Reluctant Mentor, Lew Sauder and Jeff Porter have weaved a tale of a baby boomer who hires Phil, an intelligent and ambitious millennial. Roger immediately sees some differences in his young new [...]
 
Book: Total Secession by Adam Connell
Grant and Litz are two Federal prisoners serving long sentences in a Florida penitentiary when suddenly they find themselves freed a fiery political movement is dissolving the Federal government and soon all 52 States will become independent nations. According to strict guidelines, some Federal prisoners are being released early but they're branded with the popular slur "Marielitos." Grant and [...]
 
Book: Total Freedom by Ann M. Pratley
Debbie King. At 14 years old she was like other so many other 14 year olds - lacking confidence and maintaining belief that she was a nobody who would never know any happiness in her life. But after she meets someone so much like her, together they discover inner strengths in themselves, and a deep friendship that would be tested over and over again by events and other people coming into their [...]
 
Book: The CEO by Peter Ralph
Douglas Aspine was a cold, calculating despot who lusted for the riches and power that came with being a public company CEO. He was forty-five and running out of time when fate dealt him an unexpected opportunity. An irresistible crime thriller. The company was old, staid and well-respected, but it was underperforming, and Aspine was determined to turn it around no matter who he had to crush or [...]
 
Book: Financial Empowerment - Realign Your Finances to God's Will by Pamela Carmichael
Read this Readers' Favorite award-winning title Financial Empowerment: Realign Your Finances to God's Will Pamela Carmichael can identify with your financial challenges. She knows what it's like to be faced with limited funds as well as having more than enough. However, in the midst of financial turmoil, she has learnt to take God at His word and apply His money principles to experience financial [...]
 
Book: Remember Everything You Want and Manage the Rest - Improve your Memory and Learning, Organize Your Brain, and Effectively Manage Your Knowledge by Helmut ...
Remember Everything You Want and Manage the Rest is a practical guide for anyone who wishes to improve their memory and learning and master information in a knowledge intensive world. It merges rapid memorization and long-term memory improvement techniques with information and knowledge management to provide a comprehensive solution for students, professionals, and life-long learners. The book [...]
 
Book: What You Must Know About - Debt and Saving Money - Guide Your Way To Smart Money Management by James Rudd
Managing money is not an easy thing with so many things to do in life like having a Family, maintaining a job, keep track of after work activates, and shopping. If you really want to stop struggling with money and get ahead financially, you must know how to budget. We all dream of retirement and most of us do not even sit down with a financial professional to do some retirement planning. This is [...]
 
Book: Consulting 101, 2nd Edition - 101 Tips for Success in Consulting by Lew Sauder
Learn the fundamentals for a successful career in Consulting Follow these 101 tips to become an expert in the consulting profession Consulting 101 is an easy to read instruction guide that provides 101 tips for success in consulting. Using case studies in many of the tips, Lew Sauder provides the reader with advice on real world situations that he has experienced and observed over his more than [...]
 
Book: Simple Smart Money Secrets - Guiding Your Life Out of the Pit of Debt by Charmain D. Rodrigo
For the person who is ready to take charge of their life and obtain financial freedom Do you want to learn proven strategies that will help you get out of the pit of debt and move into the life you want? Are there times when you don't have enough money to pay your bills each month? Do you ever find yourself wishing you had more money? Would you like to live a debt free life? Do you want to learn [...]
 
Book: Hook, Line & Date Her - The Average Guy's Book to Attract, Meet and Date Quality Women (Keys to Seduction) by Gregg Michaelsen
Dating is hard enough as it is without the extra stress of trying to be something your new. The problem is that every dating advice or book spouts the same old advice about upgrading your external self to attract dates. While they do have a point, this doesn't fully explain dating in the real world If that were the case, every man who wasn't rich or handsome is just out of luck. No, there happens [...]
 
Book: Spiritual Photosynthesis - The dynamics of biblical meditation as the master key to total prosperity by Rev Jerry Kofi Tutu
We live in a universe of laws, which comprises spiritual and natural laws governed by a system of order. Spiritual law represents the fundamental patterns of nature that God has set in motion to govern the universe. To every spiritual law, there is a natural expression; and to every natural law, there is a spiritual counterpart. They are parallel to each other, and as human beings, we live in the [...]
 
Book: Evergreen Girl by Sybil Powell
Frances not wanted and despised by her mother, and slightly supported by her father. Her young life would have been unbearable but for the friendship of her sister. This is how her early life started. In a house of mixed emotions until after a violent disagreement her mother threw her out of her home. Independence and fortunate circumstances lead to her rise to the top of her profession only to [...]
 
Book: Claudia and the Lords of Peterborough by Adam Mann
Claudia is overjoyed when she married the heir to the Earl of Peterborough, but her enjoyment of life took a nasty blow when she discovered he preferred racing cars and aeroplanes to raising a family with her! After his death in a flying accident she was prepared to return to her parents, but then the younger brother who in fact had introduced her to her husband, returned from Africa following [...]
 
Book: Thriving On Truckin' Chaos by Appleton Schneider
From humorous to horrendous, the experiences I've had for over thirty years as a truck driver. But for all the inefficieny (even unto chaos) I've thrived behind the wheel, and the company I've been with for all but one of those years has been good to all of us, including its owner -- despite the recent economic situation. From over-the-road to just local "peddle-run" driving, the it's been great. [...]
 
Book: Rise to the Top! (Simple Rules to Succeed in any Organization) by Joe Meier
Rise to the Top! is the easy to read leadership and management primer you have waited for. Often described as controversial and groundbreaking, it will give you an idea of how to change your day-to-day leadership approach to achieve more, become more successful and build the career you've always wanted. It does this in a condensed format, allowing you to practice each new idea presented [...]
 


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