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The Presidents Club

Author : Nancy Gibbs
ISBN : 9781439148716
Genre : History
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The Presidents Club, established at Dwight Eisenhower’s inauguration by Harry Truman and Herbert Hoover, is a complicated place: its members are bound forever by the experience of the Oval Office and yet are eternal rivals for history’s favor. Among their secrets: How Jack Kennedy tried to blame Ike for the Bay of Pigs. How Ike quietly helped Reagan win his first race in 1966. How Richard Nixon conspired with Lyndon Johnson to get elected and then betrayed him. How Jerry Ford and Jimmy Carter turned a deep enmity into an alliance. The unspoken pact between a father and son named Bush. And the roots of the rivalry between Clinton and Barack Obama. Time magazine editors and presidential historians Nancy Gibbs and Michael Duffy offer a new and revealing lens on the American presidency, exploring the club as a hidden instrument of power that has changed the course of history.
Category: History

The Dead Presidents Club

Author : Harris Baseman
ISBN : 9780595517893
Genre : Fiction
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It's a dream interview with a former President of the United States, but which President? He can remember a blinding light and thinking some moron failed to dim his headlights. Then nothing. Now, he's sitting in some club and being approached by a man that looks like George Washington. It has to be a hoax. But it turns out he's at The Dead Presidents Club where he also interviews, Thomas Jefferson, Teddy Roosevelt, Jack Kennedy and other deceased Presidents. He learns that the Dead Presidents have no confidence in the ability of today's leaders to solve today's great issues. As the interviews continue, he hears how the experiences of the Dead Presidents with problems of the past can provide solutions for the problems of today, most notably, the energy problem, the threat of terrorism and the war in Iraq. He finds great wisdom and a new perspective from the interviews. But will he find an audience?
Category: Fiction

The Dead President S Club Tecumseh S Curse

Author : Peter C. Jacobson
ISBN : 9781462804726
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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The The Dead Presidents Club story continues with the ghosts of Andrew Jackson, Theodore Roosevelt and Calvin Coolidge trying to end a 160 year old curse before an assassin kills the president and his family by blowing up the White House. The ghosts have little time to discover the assassin and to stop him. Meanwhile their living friend Brian Stone, the presidents son, has problems of his own he must climb the dreaded rope to the ceiling of the school gymnasium or receive a failing grade.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Team Of Five

Author : Kate Andersen Brower
ISBN : 9780062668998
Genre : Political Science
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An Amazon Best Book of the Month: History From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Residence and First Women—also a New York Times bestseller—comes a poignant, news-making look at the lives of the five former presidents in the wake of their White House years, including the surprising friendships they have formed through shared perspective and empathy. After serving the highest office of American government, five men—Jimmy Carter, the late George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama—became members of the world’s most exclusive fraternity. In Team of Five, Kate Andersen Brower goes beyond the White House to uncover what, exactly, comes after the presidency, offering a glimpse into the complex relationships of these five former presidents, and how each of these men views his place in a nation that has been upended by the Oval Office’s current, norm-breaking occupant, President Donald Trump. With an empathetic yet critical eye and firsthand testimony from the Carters, Donald Trump, and the top aides, friends, and family members of the five former presidents, Team of Five takes us inside the exclusive world of these powerful men and their families, including the unlikely friendship between George W. Bush and Michelle Obama, the last private visits Bill Clinton and Barack Obama shared with George H.W. Bush, and the Obamas’ flight to Palm Springs after Donald Trump’s inauguration. Perhaps most timely, this insightful, illuminating book overflows with anecdotes about how the ex-presidents are working to combat President Trump’s attempts to undo the achievements and hard work accomplished during their own terms. Perhaps most poignantly, Team of Five sheds light on the inherent loneliness and inevitable feelings of powerlessness and frustration that come with no longer being the most important person in the world, but a leader with only symbolic power. There are ways, though, that these men, and their wives, have become powerful political and cultural forces in American life, even as so-called “formers.” Team of Five includes 16 pages of color photographs.
Category: Political Science

Encyclopedia Of Japanese Business And Management

Author : Allan Bird
ISBN : 9781134657612
Genre : Business & Economics
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The Encyclopedia of Japanese Business and Management is the definitive reference source for the exploration of Japanese business and management. Reflecting the multidisciplinary nature of this field, the Encyclopedia consolidates and contextualises the leading research and knowledge about the Japanese business system and Japanese management thought and practice. It will be welcomed by scholar and student alike as an essential resource for teaching, an invaluable companion to independent study, and a solid starting point for wider exploration.
Category: Business & Economics

Club College

Author : Andrew S Rosen
ISBN : 9781607148845
Genre : Business & Economics
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Club College is a chapter excerpt from coming out October 18, 2011. On college campuses nationwide, luxury and learning go hand-in-hand, keeping the price tag for higher education out of reach for many Americans. Education innovator, and chairman and CEO of Kaplan, Inc., Andrew S. Rosen examines today’s resort-style campus, providing inspiring solutions for stopping the spending spirals and making college affordable for all. Despite the financial crunch, many American universities have become surprisingly lavish over the past decade, providing state-of-the-art recreation facilities, bistro-style dining, spectacular residence halls that rival fine hotels, and “free” amenities such as Kindles, not to mention multi-million-dollar stadiums and coaches’ salaries starting in the high six figures. Showcasing these extraordinary campuses, “Club College” captures the new economic models of higher education, which often divert funds from academics to gain a competitive edge in attracting an elite group of students. On this fascinating tour, Andrew S. Rosen proposes bold new alternatives that focus our nation’s dollars on learning. Poised to spark a dialogue about our nation’s higher education system, “Club College” makes the classroom the centerpiece of college once again, opening doors to careers for a broad range of talented individuals—arguably our greatest economic asset.
Category: Business & Economics

Hunting The President

Author : Mel Ayton
ISBN : 9781621572343
Genre : History
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In American history, four U.S. Presidents have been murdered at the hands of an assassin. In each case the assassinations changed the course of American history. But most historians have overlooked or downplayed the many threats modern presidents have faced, and survived. Author Mel Ayton sets the record straight in his new book Hunting the President: Threats, Plots and Assassination Attempts—From FDR to Obama, telling the sensational story of largely forgotten—or never-before revealed—malicious attempts to slay America’s leaders. Supported by court records, newspaper archives, government reports, FBI files, and transcripts of interviews from presidential libraries, Hunting the President reveals: How an armed, would-be assassin stalked President Roosevelt and spent ten days waiting across the street from the White House for his chance to shoot him How the Secret Service foiled a plot by a Cuban immigrant who told coworkers he was going to shoot LBJ from a window overlooking the president’s motorcade route How a deranged man broke into Reagan’s California home and attempted to strangle the former president before he was subdued by Secret Service agents. In early 1992 a mentally deranged man stalking Bush turned up at the wrong presidential venue for his planned assassination attempt The relationships presidents held with their protectors and the effect it had on the Secret Service’s mission Hunting the President opens the vault of stories about how many of our recent Presidents have come within a hair’s breadth of assassination, leaving America’s fate in the balance. Most of these stories have remained buried—until now.
Category: History

Winning Gifts

Author : Thomas D. Wilson
ISBN : 9780470128343
Genre : Business & Economics
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The secret to getting gifts and making donors feel like winners. Know the best approaches to people–centered fundraising. Understand the role of executive director, fundraisers, program managers, and volunteers in the win–win framework, the importance of listening, the case for a donor–centered approach, and the direct ways these concepts can be applied in a variety of fundraising settings. Includes numerous real–world examples taken from the author′s own experience as chief philanthropy officer in nonprofits and as a leader in a well–known national nonprofit consulting company. Thomas D. Wilson is the vice president and western regional manager for Campbell & Company. His career in fundraising spans more than 25 years and includes building successful campaigns from inception, reinvigorating stalled initiatives, and board/staff training.
Category: Business & Economics


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ISBN : UIUC:30112088122087
Genre : Insurance
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Category: Insurance


Author : Citizens' Research Foundation
ISBN : UIUC:30112055532458
Genre :
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Consulting 101

Author : Lew Sauder
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 40.58 MB
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Learn the fundamentals for a successful career in ConsultingFollow these 101 tips to become an expert consultant Consulting 101 is an instructional and easy to read book providing 101 tips for success in consulting. Using case studies in many of the tips, Lew Sauder provides the reader with real world situations that he has experienced and observed over his more than 25 year career. Consulting 101 provides advice on:How to develop strong relationships with clientsHow to develop a sales focus early in your consulting careerHow to become a better communicatorHow to develop your personal brand to advance your career fasterAnd much more
Category: Business & Economics

The President S Report

Author : University of Michigan
ISBN : UOM:39076001109466
Genre : Universities and colleges
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Category: Universities and colleges

President S Club

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ISBN : LCCN:2001280504
Genre : Selling
File Size : 51.74 MB
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Category: Selling

The Perfect Salesforce

Author : Derek Gatehouse
ISBN : 9781101191651
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 69.58 MB
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How any company can build an incredibly effective salesforce by learning from the best in the world Despite billions spent every year on personality profiling, sales training, motivational experts, coaches, and incentives, there’s never been a proven formula for building a salesforce of top performers. Finding such a “holy grail” of sales has been Derek Gatehouse’s obsession for decades. To identify what makes a top-producing salesperson—the kind who sells four times more than everyone else—and why some sales teams have a high percentage of top producers, he interviewed more than two thousand executives in many different industries. His findings challenge the conventional wisdom about hiring, training, managing, and rewarding a sales team. Gatehouse has tested virtually every personality assessment tool, sales process, training methodology, and management system available, only to conclude that the vast majority of those systems don’t raise performance in a lasting way. Instead, the world’s greatest sales teams share six simple but critical practices. For instance, they all: Hire for talent, not skill or even experience Blend positive and negative motivators Measure results instead of micromanaging process The book features dozens of anecdotes and clear lessons for any company seeking dramatic improvement in its sales performance.
Category: Business & Economics

Does Your Broker Owe You Money

Author : Daniel R. Solin
ISBN : 9781101198452
Genre : Business & Economics
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From the author of The Smartest Investment Book You'll Ever Read. Noted securities attorney Daniel R. Solin exposes the tricks used by brokerage firms to convince you that you need their services and that they add value through their much-hyped knowledge and expertise of financial markets.
Category: Business & Economics

Detail Man

Author : Kent Andiorio
ISBN : 146702628X
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This book chronicles the 35 years of this sturdy lads adventures in the world of Pharmaceutical Sales. Anecdotal stories of what it was like to work in the environment of Big Pharma prior to President Ronald Regan signing into law the Prescription Drug Marketing act of 1987 on April 12th 1988, and how he and the industry matured and changed with the times. Anyone who is in or who was in the pharmaceutical business can relate to the stories in "Detail Man". We've all "been there, done that". Some of the stories are simply an historical prospective of what it was like prior to 1988, others a snap shot in time of daily events that actually happened. Some will make you laugh, some will make you cry, and who knows, you may even learn a thing or two. So here's a toast to all of you who have carried the "Bag". To all of you launchtrac seekers and spreadsheet readers, to all of you who have talked the talk, and walked the walk. May you sample bag be filled with good stuff, your quota's low and your commission checks high. Good selling.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Bessemer Bombing

Author : Aubrey Garrett
ISBN : 9781469174440
Genre : Fiction
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About the Book The "Bessemer Bombing" book is an effort to bring a degree of closure to an incident which remains unresolved to this day. After investigations and two trials which resulted in no conviction, the people of Bessemer were left to wonder why a bomb was sent to the city hall and why. The unresolved bombing has begged for a solution as well as an answer of who did it. This book is art attempt to supply the answers to a lot of those questions. Check out the information provided to see if you agree with the assessment provided in the pages of this book.
Category: Fiction

The Supreme Court Reborn

Author : William E. Leuchtenburg
ISBN : 9780199839384
Genre : Law
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For almost sixty years, the results of the New Deal have been an accepted part of political life. Social Security, to take one example, is now seen as every American's birthright. But to validate this revolutionary legislation, Franklin Roosevelt had to fight a ferocious battle against the opposition of the Supreme Court--which was entrenched in laissez faire orthodoxy. After many lost battles, Roosevelt won his war with the Court, launching a Constitutional revolution that went far beyond anything he envisioned. In The Supreme Court Reborn, esteemed scholar William E. Leuchtenburg explores the critical episodes of the legal revolution that created the Court we know today. Leuchtenburg deftly portrays the events leading up to Roosevelt's showdown with the Supreme Court. Committed to laissez faire doctrine, the conservative "Four Horsemen"--Justices Butler, Van Devanter, Sutherland, and McReynolds, aided by the swing vote of Justice Owen Roberts--struck down one regulatory law after another, outraging Roosevelt and much of the Depression-stricken nation. Leuchtenburg demonstrates that Roosevelt thought he had the backing of the country as he prepared a scheme to undermine the Four Hoursemen. Famous (or infamous) as the "Court-packing plan," this proposal would have allowed the president to add one new justice for every sitting justice over the age of seventy. The plan picked up considerable momentum in Congress; it was only after a change in the voting of Justice Roberts (called "the switch in time that saved nine") and the death of Senate Majority Leader Joseph T. Robinson that it shuddered to a halt. Rosevelt's persistence led to one of his biggest legislative defeats. Despite the failure of the Court-packing plan, however, the president won his battle with the Supreme Court; one by one, the Four Horsemen left the bench, to be replaced by Roosevelt appointees. Leuchtenburg explores the far-reaching nature of FDR's victory. As a consequence of the Constitutional Revolution that began in 1937, not only was the New Deal upheld (as precedent after precedent was overturned), but also the Court began a dramatic expansion of Civil liberties that would culminate in the Warren Court. Among the surprises was Senator Hugo Black, who faced widespread opposition for his lack of qualifications when he was appointed as associate justice; shortly afterward, a reporter revealed that he had been a member of the Ku Klux Klan. Despite that background, Black became an articulate spokesman for individual liberty. William E. Leuchtenburg is one of America's premier historians, a scholar who combines depth of learning with a graceful style. This superbly crafted book sheds new light on the great Constitutional crisis of our century, illuminating the legal and political battles that created today's Supreme Court.
Category: Law