Other books byMark Miller
What Great Leaders Know--and Do
Debbie Brewster is an executive whose work group is failing. She begins meeting with a mentorâher company presidentâwho helps her discover the secret of great leaders. In this accessible business fable, Debbie learns five ways in which great leaders can actually serve their followers and takes her team from worst to first.
Professional Workflow in SharePoint 2010
Real World Business Workflow Solutions
SharePoint MVPs offer practical WF4 guidance for SharePoint 2010 developers With the new Workflow Foundation 4 (WF4) toolkit in SharePoint 2010, companies have new ways to build custom solutions for common or frequent business processes. This unique book is packed with instructions and tips that show you how. You'll use WF4 to create and implement office-practical apps such as expense report approvals, RFPs, sale pipeline management, and more. The book also covers how to design custom activities with SharePoint Designer 2010. Explains how to build business solutions using the Workflow Foundation 4 toolkit in SharePoint 2010 Shows even non-IT readers how to create and implement processes such as sales pipeline management, creating and managing RFPs, setting up a conference room scheduling solution across a multi-national company, and more Explores the basics vital to all process design: system analysis, researching requirements, and basic design considerations Includes a SharePoint 2007 template for Training and Scheduling; the book walks you through how to upgrade that to 2010 and extend it with new features Create the processes your business needs with SharePoint 2010's new Workflow 4 and this practical guide.
The Hard Times Guide to Retirement Security
Practical Strategies for Money, Work, and Living
A timely guide to overcoming the retirement challenges we all face The Great Recession has placed a wake-up call to America's baby boomers. Many have not saved enough for retirement and have not taken a hard look at how many post-work years they may need to finance. Written in a straightforward and accessible style, The Hard Times Guide to Retirement Security tackles the tough questions about retirement in the new post-crash economy. Page by page, it puts retirement in perspective by touching on important issues such as insuring against the risk of outliving your assets, recalibrating damaged retirement portfolios, managing the risk of health-care expenses in retirement, and career strategies for workers who are 50 years old and up. Reveals how to boost lifetime income through better planning, and working just a few additional years Offers advice on how to hire a financial advisor whose first loyalty is to you, not Wall Street Discusses why you should rethink housing in the wake of the real estate crash Offers detailed advice on career reinvention, the 50+ job market and midlife entrepreneurship Engaging and informative, this practical guide provides the strategies needed for a truly fulfilling and secure retirement.
Great Leaders Grow
Becoming a Leader for Life
What is the secret to lasting as a leader? In the words of Ken Blanchard and Mark Miller, “Our capacity to grow determines our capacity to lead.” Leadership must be a living process, and life means growth. In Great Leaders Grow, a woman named Debbie Brewster becomes a mentor to a young man named Blake, as he embarks on his own career. Together, they explore four ways that leaders must keep growing, both on the job and off. Within their story are valuable lessons for anyone who desires both professional success and personal fulfillment.