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Changing The Rules“It wasn’t in the rules. Elise Webber had it all. Looks, a glamorous job as a TV anchorwoman, a beautiful Atlanta apartment- and the charismatic lawyer, Dustin Chandler. Well, she didn’t exactly have Dustin. Dating was all she could expect from a man who had clearly defined rules where women were concerned. Elise had been careful not to lose her heart to Dustin. He’d been clear from the beginning that love and marriage weren’t in his game plan. She could just imagine how he was going to r…

Design Driven Innovation: Changing the Rules of Competition by Radically Innovating What Things MeanUntil now, the literature on innovation has focused either on radical innovation pushed by technology or incremental innovation pulled by the market. In Design-Driven Innovation: How to Compete by Radically Innovating the Meaning of Products, Roberto Verganti introduces a third strategy, a radical shift in perspective that introduces a bold new way of competing. Design-driven innovations do not come from the market; they create new markets. They don’t push new technologies; they push new meaning…

Changing the Rules: Adventures of a Wall Street MaverickWhen Mickie Siebert arrived in New York in the mid-1950s, she had $500 in her wallet and drove a used Studebaker. Almost fifty years later she is known as the “First Woman of Finance,” the only woman to head a publicly traded national brokerage firm.Pithy, vastly entertaining, and full of behind-the-scenes anecdotes, Changing the Rules reveals how Siebert forged her phenomenal success in the chaotic and cutthroat world of Wall Street. Three four-letter words are behind Siebert’s career success: …

Busting Loose From the Money Game: Mind-Blowing Strategies for Changing the Rules of a Game You Can't WinReal people, real transformations! “Absolutely amazing! It completely shifts your paradigm for life. One of the most wonderful things about it is that the results are immediate. My whole perception and relationship to money has undergone a major, substantial change.” —Chris Attwood, writer and teacher, California “I’ve spent most of my life trying to figure out what’s true and what’s real. I have to say I now have a clear glimpse into what it really is.” —Tom Hill, Colorado “Before Busting …

Eat People: And Other Unapologetic Rules for Game-Changing EntrepreneursHow entrepreneurs find the next big thing-and make it huge. The era of easy money and easy jobs is officially over. Today, we’re all entrepreneurs, and the tides of change threaten to capsize anyone who plays it safe. Taking risks is the name of the game-but how can you tell a smart bet from a stupid gamble? Andy Kessler has made a career out of seeing the future of business, as an analyst, investment banker, venture capitalist, and hedge fund manager. He evaluated the business potential of t…

Changing The RulesThis novel is set in the 1950’s: romance, bohemian life (before the beatniks), medical school, sex, illegal abortion (safe or deadly), and a young woman’s journey to find her calling. It’s a cautionary tale for today….

Global Fundraising: How the World is Changing the Rules of PhilanthropyA practical guide to the challenges and successes of global fundraising, written by an international team of highly respected philanthropy professionals and edited by two of the leading nonprofit thinkers, Global Fundraising is the first book to genuinely offer a global overview of philanthropy with an internationalist perspective. As the world becomes more interdependent, and economies struggle, global philanthropy continues to increase. More than that, nonprofits are taking up roles that have…

Changing the Rules: The Politics of Liberalization and the Urban Informal Economy in TanzaniaHow are people in one of Africa’s largest cities, Dar es Salaam, capable of surviving day to day when the downward decline of Tanzania’s economy has become so pronounced that even high-ranking state employees receive among the lowest incomes in the country? In this impressively researched and highly original study, Aili Mari Tripp shows how the people of Dar es Salaam, through creativity and considerable ingenuity, supply for themselves the various goods and services that the government can no l…

Changing the Rules: A Client-Directed Approach to TherapyAll therapists at some time or other are confronted with cases that do not fit the assumptions of their chosen theoretical model–clients who should get better do not, while others improve for reasons the model does not explain. One lesson that can (and should) be drawn from such cases is that the client’s perception of the therapist’s behavior and of the intervention process is a powerful factor in therapeutic success or failure. These relationship factors account for a significant proportion o…