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By Donald Summers
A hands-on toolkit for ambitious nonprofit leaders seeking to grow their organization's impact In Scaling Altruism: A Proven Pathway for Accelerating Nonprofit Growth and Impact, veteran social impact advisor and entrepreneur Donald Summers delivers a comprehensive, step-by-step blueprint to transforming a struggling, small, or mid-size nonprofit into an impactful and extraordinary agent of change.
By Alain Lempereur, Michele Pekar, Kalypso Nicolaidis
Everyone negotiates all the time, within their family, at work, etc. , because they need to get things done with others, reach deals and overcome conflicts. But many people, out there, still lack confidence in negotiating and often get frustrated. Negotiation does not work for them, because they may have never been introduced to the best practices and to sound theories, and, even if they have learnt to be more effective by experience or otherwise, they still wonder where negotiating is leading them, what the point of it all is.
By Javier Arroyo, Antonio Irpino, Rosanna Verde
This book provides a complete account of histogram-valued data analysis whilst using the popular statistical software R. Written by leading experts in the field, the author discuss the reasons for working with histogram data, descriptive statistics, visualisation, distances and univariate statistics for histogram-valued data, and a number of more sophisticated methods including regression, clustering and time series analysis through real-world case studies.
By Ashis SenGupta, Kunio Shimizu
This book provides a comprehensive and rigorous treatment of real-life scientific problems which encounter non-linear data. The authors first present methods for developing distributions on a circle. Then, they proceed to show how such methods are generalized for other manifolds. They also consider new methods peculiar to certain other manifolds, like disc and hyperdisc.
By Dave Grohl
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By William Ury
"A book introducing a new approach to tough negotiations"--
By William Goodwin, Adrian Linacre, Sibte Hadi
A completely revised edition of a comprehensive and popular introduction to the fast moving area of forensic genetics. The text begins with key concepts needed to fully appreciate the subject and moves on to examine the latest developments in the field. Illustrated in full colour throughout, this accessible textbook includes numerous references to relevant casework.
By Fleet Maull
From renowned Buddhist teacher, executive coach, and former prisoner Fleet Maull--a step-by-step guide to free ourselves from the crippling beliefs that trap us in a victim mindset, using the principles and practices of mindfulness, self-compassion, neuropsychology, and emotional intelligence.
By Assad Bouayoun
A practioner's guide to quantitative reverse stress testing, featuring advanced solutions for better management of financial risks Whether you manage a portfolio, a business unit or a bank, you must ensure that a sudden shock in the markets won't drive you out of business because of a large loss, a jump in capital utilisation or an increase in funding consumption.
By Jeb Blount
Most salespeople and sales leaders who marvel at the consistent year in and year out performance of sales superstars are blind to the real reason for their success. Unwilling to accept that the foundational root of all success in sales is a fanatical focus on prospecting, they waste time tilting at windmills on their quixotic pursuit of fads, silver bullets, and secret formulas they believe will deliver them into arms of success with little effort.