Free business and investing Kindle books for 08 May 15

Pulling Rank: The Complete Guide to Google SEO for Small Businesses

by Catchy Copy

Designed specifically to help even the novice webmaster climb the rankings, this no-nonsense guide provides all the answers you need to optimise your own content with minimal fuss, letting you can get back to doing what you do best – running your business.

HAVE SEX WITH SUCCESS, Play The Money Game To Win:: Real Estate in the Kindle store, Money, Success, Business, Finance and self-Help (A Beginner Guide To Investing Book 1)

by Carlyne Edwards

– What would it be like to not have to go to work anymore?

– To wake up whenever you feel like it?

– To work when YOU want as opposed to when your boss wants?

If you want success, money, fancy cars, big houses, and freedom in general, then read this book!

HAVE SEX WITH SUCCESS, Play the Money Game to Win. A must have for those who want to get out of the “rat race. Think positive and invest in Passive income… Work Less, Earn More, and Live Your DREAMS!

$100,000 Is The Hardest Hill To Climb: How to turn your life around with stock trading (VOLUME 1)

by Edgar Ambartsoumian

This book was designed for individuals who truly want to change their lives to the better. The author shares his life experiences immigrating to United States from Armenia at age 13 without money and turning his life around by trading stocks and options.

Close the Interaction Gap: Discover, harness, and accelerate the collaborative potential of your leaders, teams, and organization

by Max Isaac

Effectiveness in today’s workplace relies on how well people can pool their talents, resources, and knowledge to achieve results. It is their daily interactions that determine the ultimate success of a strategy or how well it is executed. Data from the authors demonstrate there is a big gap between what people and groups actually achieve and what they could achieve if they could interact more effectively. This book discusses how to close these interaction gaps.

Unfortunately, most interventions aimed at improving teamwork or collaboration have a superficial impact at best. In this book, Max Isaac and Anton McBurnie explain the four fatal flaws that doom such efforts, including the failure to account for the emotional component of interaction and the over-reliance on classroom training to solve real world problems.

A longer-lasting solution is based on an integration of what the authors label as fun, mundane, and tricky approaches. The fun work allows people and groups to understand what strengths they have to work with and what weaknesses they have to manage (not overcome). The mundane work helps them eliminate the enormous waste associated with poor meetings and misunderstandings. The tricky approaches teach them how to benefit from differences rather than get sidetracked into unproductive conflict.

Learning to close interaction gaps is like greasing the cogs in a gear: it makes the whole assembly run smoothly. You’ll see improvements in everything from communication and decisions to alignment and group dynamics.

Raising Lower-Level Wages: When and Why It Makes Economic Sense

by Tomas Hellebrandt

As the United States emerges from the Great Recession, concern is rising nationally over the issues of income inequality, stagnation of workers’ wages, and especially the struggles of lower-skilled workers at the -bottom end of the wage scale. While Washington deliberates legislation raising the minimum wage, a number of major American employersâ??for example, Aetna and Walmartâ??have begun to voluntarily raise the pay of their own lowest-paid employees. In this collection of essays, economists from the Peterson Institute for International Economics analyze the potential benefits and costs of widespread wage increases, if adopted by a range of US private employers. They make this assessment for the workers, the companies, and for the US economy as a whole, including such an initiative’s effects on national competitiveness. These economists conclude that raising the pay of many of the lowest-paid US private-sector workers would not only reduce income inequality but also boost overall productivity growth, with likely minimal effect on employment in the current financial context. “It is possible to profit from paying your employees wellâ?¦and increasing lower-paid workers’ wages is the way forward for the United States,” argues Adam S. Posen in his lead essay (reprinted from theFinancial Times). Justin Wolfers and Jan Zilinsky argue that higher wages can encourage low-paid workers to be more productive and loyal to their employers and coworkers, reducing costly job turnover and the need for supervision and training of new workers. Tomas Hellebrandt estimates that if all large private sector corporations in the United States outside of sectors that intensively use low-skilled labor increased wages of their low-paid workers to $16 per hour, the pay of 6.2 percent of the $110 million private-sector workers in the United States would increase on average by 38.6 percent. The direct cost to employers would be $51 billion, only around 0.3 percent of GDP. Jacob Kirkegaard and Tyler Moran explore the experience of employers in other advanced countries, with its implications for international competitiveness, and Michael Jarand assesses the impact of a wage increase on the near-term development of the US macroeconomy. Data disclosure: The data underlying the figures in this analysis are available for download in links listed below.

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