Threescore and More: Applying the Assets of Maturity, Wisdom, and Experience for Personal and Professional Success

Routledge - Yet, people over 65 are currently 15 percent of the US population 46. 2 million and is projected to rise to 34 percent. People have become inured to "losing" abilities as they age instead of appreciating new abilities that only age can bestow. Instead of revelling in who we are, we begin to try to look younger as soon as possible, with 16-year-old women receiving nose and breast surgery as birthday presents.

Airline pilots forced to retire at the arbitrary age of 65 are usually at the top of their game. Due to the ira legislation of the reagan era — and the lack of need to purchase homes, college educations, cars, or health care—the discretionary assets are also substantial. It's time these people took control of their lives and influence on everything from business to politics.

Threescore and More: Applying the Assets of Maturity, Wisdom, and Experience for Personal and Professional Success - Forced retirement in most organizations remove highly skilled performers as well as role models and trainers for newer generations. Ageism is too often an accepted form of bias, even though the facts support the value of aging. Everyone extols the need for gender equality, lest we lose the talents of half of our population.





Getting Started in Consulting

Wiley - This guide is a comprehensive, one-stop source for everything you need to prosper in the rapidly expanding world of private consultancy. Getting started in consulting, Fourth Edition is the must-have guide for anyone seeking to cut their own path to their own consulting business.  . For nearly two decades, this invaluable resource has helped thousands of people quit the daily grind and become their own boss.

Author alan weiss delivers expert advice on how to combine minimal overhead with optimal organization to produce maximum income. This practical and motivational guide provides the tools and knowledge to control your future and secure your fortune. Every step in the process is clearly explained, establishing your fees, bookkeeping, including financing, marketing, and more.

This extensively revised and updated fourth edition includes new and expanded coverage on topics including utilizing informal media, changes in legal and financial guidelines, key distinctions of wholesale and retail businesses, and much more. The definitive guide to getting out of the office and getting into consulting Getting Started in Consulting, Fourth Edition is the acclaimed real-world blueprint to professional and financial freedom.

Getting Started in Consulting - Adopt a pragmatic and profitable strategy to achieve incredible results from your consultancy business Learn to identify and address the most commons issues facing your prospects and clients Leverage technology to reduce labor, case studies, and increase discretionary time Access sample budgets, downloadable tools and forms, references and appendices, maximize profitability, and online resources The modern business landscape presents unique opportunities for those willing to take the leap from corporate offices to home offices.

From establishing goals and sorting out the legal and financial paperwork, to advanced marketing strategies and relationship building techniques, this indispensable book offers step-by-step instructions for you to establish and grow your own consultancy business.





The Business of Expertise: How Entrepreneurial Experts Convert Insight to Impact + Wealth

RockBench Publishing Corp. - What are the earlier and then later tests to validate your positioning? What are the most effective ways to demonstrate your expertise, and conversely the activities most important to avoid? If you are an entrepreneurial expert selling advice for a living, you ll absorb deeper and deeper insight each time you scour it.

This passionate expertise manifesto is intended to elevate the impact of advisors who sell insight as entrepreneurs. We pause to dig deeper by examining the very narrow overlap between expertise and entrepreneurship: the narrow slice of humanity for which this book was written, with a nod to how easy it is for those entrepreneurial experts to be pulled off mission to explore new things.

The book is fully illustrated in color, is a hardback case bound, and has a full-color dust jacket. It emerges from the trenches, and is written for experts in the trenches. Following the three foundational chapters a, b, c that open the book, there are fifteen chapters that build on that: the role of expertise in a developed society; the interplay between expertise and Fulfillment; The Why for Your Entrepreneurial Expertise; Combining Expertise and Entrepreneurship; The Relevance and Sustainability of Expertise; Positioning Mistakes and Why We Make Them; Practicing Expertise Within a Broader Context; Distinguishing Between Vertical and Horizontal Expertise; Principles for the Less Exchangeable Positioning of Expertise; Distinguishing Expertise from Implementation; Five Early Tests for the Positioning of Your Expertise; Demonstrating Expertise; Not Demonstrating Expertise; How Expertise Unfolds: A Recap; and The Long Game: Maintaining Relevant Expertise.

. The next fifteen chapters--building on that foundation--each answer a single question, how important it is for experts to love the hard work required to hone their expertise, starting with the role of expertise in a developed society, and how to see all that in the context of their own purpose in the world.

The Business of Expertise: How Entrepreneurial Experts Convert Insight to Impact + Wealth - What are the critical positioning mistakes to avoid? are there helpful ways to keep your deep, narrow expertise from blinding you to a broader, wider relevance? How might you frame your expertise in horizontal or vertical terms or a combination of both? There are core principles for this and they start with distinguishing between strategy and implementation.





Trillion Dollar Coach: The Leadership Playbook of Silicon Valley's Bill Campbell

HarperBusiness - 1 wall street journal bestsellernew york times bestsellerusa today bestsellerThe team behind How Google Works returns with management lessons from legendary coach and business executive, Bill Campbell, whose mentoring of some of our most successful modern entrepreneurs has helped create well over a trillion dollars in market value.

Bill campbell played an instrumental role in the growth of several prominent companies, fostering deep relationships with Silicon Valley visionaries, and Intuit, Apple, such as Google, Larry Page, including Steve Jobs, and Eric Schmidt. In addition, respect, successful people, leaving behind a legacy of growing companies, this business genius mentored dozens of other important leaders on both coasts, from entrepreneurs to venture capitalists to educators to football players, friendship, and love after his death in 2016.

Trillion Dollar Coach: The Leadership Playbook of Silicon Valley's Bill Campbell - Leaders at google for over a decade, fostered personal growth—even in those at the pinnacle of their careers—inspired courage, and Alan Eagle experienced firsthand how the man fondly known as Coach Bill built trusting relationships, Jonathan Rosenberg, Eric Schmidt, and identified and resolved simmering tensions that inevitably arise in fast-moving environments.

The result is a blueprint for forward-thinking business leaders and managers that will help them create higher performing and faster moving cultures, teams, and companies. To honor their mentor and inspire and teach future generations, they have codified his wisdom in this essential guide. Based on interviews with over eighty people who knew and loved Bill Campbell, Trillion Dollar Coach explains the Coach’s principles and illustrates them with stories from the many great people and companies with which he worked.





The Million-Dollar, One-Person Business: Make Great Money. Work the Way You Like. Have the Life You Want.

Lorena Jones Books - She explains how to identify, launch, grow, and reinvent the business, showing how a single individual can generate $1 million in revenue--something only larger small companies have done in the past. In the million-dollar, elaine pofeldt outlines the pathways to joining this entrepreneurial movement, One-Person Business, synthesizing advice from hundreds of business owners who've done it.

The indispensable guide to earning a six-figure take-home income on your own terms, from Forbes. Com contributing writer Elaine Pofeldt. The rise of one-million-dollar, one-person businesses in the past five years is the biggest trend in employment today, offering the widest range of people the most ways to earn a living while having the lifestyles they want.

The Million-Dollar, One-Person Business: Make Great Money. Work the Way You Like. Have the Life You Want. - Both inspirational and practical, this book will appeal to all who seek a great worklife and a great lifestyle.





This Is Marketing: You Can't Be Seen Until You Learn to See

Portfolio - The surprising role of tension in any decision to buy or not. How marketing is at its core about the stories we tell ourselves about our social status. You can do work that matters for people who care. 1 wall street journal bestsellerInstant New York Times BestsellerA game-changing approach to marketing, sales, and advertising.

Seth godin has taught and inspired millions of entrepreneurs, marketers, lectures, via his blog, and fans from all walks of life, leaders, online courses, and bestselling books. This book shows you the way. Now, accessible, godin offers the core of his marketing wisdom in one compact, for the first time, timeless package.

This Is Marketing: You Can't Be Seen Until You Learn to See - This is marketing shows you how to do work you're proud of, a small business owner, whether you're a tech startup founder, or part of a large corporation. He is the inventor of countless ideas that have made their way into mainstream business language, from Permission Marketing to Purple Cow to Tribes to The Dip.

. Seth employs his signature blend of insight, observation, and memorable examples to teach you:* How to build trust and permission with your target market. The art of positioning--deciding not only who it's for, but who it's not for. Why the best way to achieve your goals is to help others become who they want to be.

Why the old approaches to advertising and branding no longer work.





Million Dollar Consulting: The Professional's Guide to Growing a Practice, Fifth Edition

McGraw-Hill Education - In addition to guidance on raising capital, he also gives brand new step-by-step advice on:• harnessing today’s global opportunities• Developing brands across markets• Creating and licensing intellectual property• Avoiding the pitfalls of social media• Landing unsolicited referrals through counterintuitive methods• Managing and organizing your time wisely• Succeeding in the face of continuing turbulenceFind out why this book has been the classic go-to for consultants for nearly twenty-five years, attracting clients, and creating a marketing plan, and learn how to grow your business into a $1 million-per-year firm today! .

Build a thriving consultancy with the updated edition of this classic bestsellerHaving inspired generations of consultants and entrepreneurs around the world, the “Rock Star of Consulting” Alan Weiss returns with a revised and completely updated edition of his authoritative guide to consulting success.

Million Dollar Consulting: The Professional's Guide to Growing a Practice, Fifth Edition - Weiss provides his time-tested model on creating a flourishing consulting business, while incorporating and focusing on the many dynamic changes in solo and boutique consulting, coaching, and entrepreneurship.





Story Driven: You don't need to compete when you know who you are

Perceptive Press - This book is about how to stop competing and start succeeding by being who you are, so you can do work you’re proud of and create the future you want to see. Successful organisations and the people who create, build and lead them don’t feel the need to compete, because they know who they are and they’re not afraid to show us.

They tell the real story instead. How about you? what do you stand for? where are you headed and why? What’s been the making of you? What will make your career or company great? You must be able to answer these questions if you want to build a great company, thriving entrepreneurial venture or fulfilling career.

Ironically, the people who create fulfilling lives and careers—the ones we respect, admire and try to emulate—choose an alternative path to success. Bernadette jiwa helps us learn how to create the change we seek to make in the world. Seth godinevery one of us—regardless of where we were born, how we were brought up, how many setbacks we’ve endured or privileges we’ve been afforded—has been conditioned to compete to win.

Story Driven: You don't need to compete when you know who you are - . They have a powerful sense of identity. When you have something to say, you don't need to shout. They don’t worry about differentiating themselves from the competition or obsess about telling the right story. Whether you’re an individual or you’re representing an organisation or a movement, a city or a country, Story Driven gives you a framework to help you consistently articulate, live and lead with your story.





Lifestorming: Creating Meaning and Achievement in Your Career and Life

Wiley - Redesign your life, friends, and beliefs to move closer to your goals every single day, behaviors, guided by expert insight and deep introspection. Assess your current state and your capacity for change develop the right goals and the right metrics to create the future you want Learn how character evolves, and counterproductive beliefs — and every day, obsolete "friendships", and why it's essential to growth Change your habits and behaviors to consistently grow and evolve We all carry around old baggage, they pull us a little further away from what we really want.

We often don't realize how much of our natural default is established by others. Revamp your life to grow, evolve, and become who you want to be Lifestorming is the indispensably practical handbook for becoming the person you want to be. The lifestorming test allows you to assess your current state in concrete terms, actions, it's about identifying people, habits, and assess your ability to change and adapt — from there, and beliefs that either support your personal and professional growth or hold you back.

Lifestorming: Creating Meaning and Achievement in Your Career and Life - . Whose goals are you working toward? are you measuring your progress with the correct yardstick? This book shows you how to take a step back and compare your life today with the future you want — and build a plan for changing track toward constant evolution and growth. You'll learn the six building blocks of character, challenge your belief system, develop a leadership mindset, and overcome the fear and guilt of success.

You'll map out an action plan, and learn how to continually move forward at work, at home, and in everyday life. Lifestorming is your real-world guide to shedding the stagnation, and allowing yourself to grow into the person you want to become.





The Excellence Dividend: Meeting the Tech Tide with Work That Wows and Jobs That Last

Vintage - The excellence dividend is an important new book from one of today’s greatest business thinkers. While i've been a ceo for 30 years, I still learned much worth knowing from The Excellence Dividend. You will too. John C. Bogle, vanguard for decades tom peters has been preaching the gospel of putting people first, and in today's rapidly changing business environment, founder, this message is more important than ever.

With his unparalleled expertise and inimitable charisma, Peters offers brilliantly simple, actionable guidelines for success that any business leader can immediately implement. He provides a roadmap for your organization and for you as an individual to thrive amidst the tech tsunami, and he has a lot of fun doing it.

The Excellence Dividend: Meeting the Tech Tide with Work That Wows and Jobs That Last - Tom peters' new book is a bundle of beautiful dynamite.





Influencer Fast Track: From Zero to Influencer in the next 6 Months!: 10X Your Marketing & Branding for Coaches, Consultants, Professionals & Entrepreneurs Influencer Fast Track® Series Book 2

- That would indeed be unlikely and fall under a classic get-rich-quick scheme, peers and influencers to grow quickly - while creating win-wins for everyone involved!No longer do you need to fight or worry about "competitors", institutions, as well as major platforms, which this book is not!Quite the opposite! The strategies and hacks described in INFLUENCER FAST TRACK show you - in 7 simple steps - how to leverage the formidable marketing power of the internet, but rather see others as opportunities to collaborate, leveraging each other's audiences and helping everyone grow.

In the same vein, treat your customers and followers with respect and care. The best marketing method ever: CARE!" - Gary VaynerchukEnjoy helping and providing awesome value. Reading gundi's book gives you the 'Kick in the Pants' motivation of a Tony Robbins event". You = influencer!! - have a passion project you want to share with world? - something amazing you always wanted to do, but don't know how to reach an audience? marketing feels like wondering in a strange,  foreign land and you feel totally overwhelmed?Then let this little book walk you through SassyZenGirl's proven 7-STEP FORMULA to go from ZERO followers to INFLUENCER STATUS in just a few months!"Gundi is a phenomenal marketer and writer!" - Dave Chesson of KindlepreneurSound crazy?Well, it isn't actually IF you know how to leverage the many mostly free resources available to anyone using the internet today!It's not about pumping thousands of dollars into ads or wearing yourself out on social media without getting much traction.

Influencer Fast Track: From Zero to Influencer in the next 6 Months!: 10X Your Marketing & Branding for Coaches, Consultants, Professionals & Entrepreneurs Influencer Fast Track® Series Book 2 - There are a number of simple strategies that can have a tremendous effect on growing your online presence and visibility that make even a 6-month time frame perfectly doable. Influencer" does not mean becoming world famous and making millions overnight. Find out how you can really help people, what they actually need.