Amanda Marie

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Whisper it quietly, the book is back … and here’s the man leading the revival

James Daunt is a bookseller with a penchant for stories (<i>Anna Karenina</i> is one of his favourites), who is also an inveterate risk taker. In 2011, he watched a Russian oligarch named Alexander Mamut make an insane bid for commercial suicide. And then he volunteered to join him.<p>Mamut’s crazy venture …

7 Golden Beliefs of Amazingly Successful Salespeople | Inc.com

I've had countless people ask me, <i>"What is the one thing I need to do to be a great salesperson?"</i> That's a loaded question. I've found that it's rarely, if ever, just one thing. But to attempt to answer the question, I start with just one thing: belief. What people believe about themselves, others, …

Entrepreneurship

Success Will Never Come to Entrepreneurs Who Do These 10 Things

Whether we are talking about a football game, an election or an entrepreneurial journey, one thing is certain -- there are going to be winners and there are going to be losers.<p>Want to stack the odds of being a successful entrepreneur in your favor? You can start by taking note of the following 10 …

PEN American Center auction raises $1 million

NEW YORK (AP) — Philip Roth was the star attraction, by words alone.<p>Annotated copies of the novels "Portnoy's Complaint" and "American Pastoral" …

Why Public Relations is Important for your Business | Inc.com

Most business executives dub PR as 'free advertising.' This could not be farther from the truth. It neither is advertising, nor is free. As a matter of fact, it may be costly, VERY costly, depending upon how it is used, because it's a time consuming and labor intensive process. Still while it …

Public Relations

The Science Of Personality In The Workplace

Forget everything you think you know about personality. Psychologists explain why personality is fluid & first impressions are meaningless.<p>We can be quick to judge others in the workplace–bosses, coworkers, even ourselves–based on our ideas of personality.<p>But our preconceived notions about …

How to Be Successful: 6 New Shortcuts Backed by Research

We all want success. And we’d like it fast. But we can only work so long and so hard. The more-more-more ethos only goes so far. What to do?<p>I decided …

Book Review: On The Road

<b>I.</b><p>There’s a story about a TV guide that summarized <i>The Wizard of Oz</i> as “Transported to a surreal landscape, a young girl kills the first woman she …