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release date: Nov 21, 2017
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Business Warriors (3 Book Series)
From Book 1: Have you ever wished that you could read people’s minds to see their true thoughts?

Have you wished that you could understand others in a quicker and deeper way? Are you interested in knowing what others are thinking before they even know it? Then this book is perfect for you. You can gain the valuable secrets behind analyzing others by learning how to read their words on a deeper level, interpret their nonverbal cues, and using your own emotions to better understand others.

This Book will Benefit you by:

  • Giving you Insights: In this guide, you will learn to gain insight into the emotions, fears, desires, and general psychology of those around you. Having access to this information, which is often hidden to others, will heighten your general intelligence and observation skills.

  • Helping your Career: Whether you are a salesperson, performer, or office worker, can learn how analyzing people will help you. You will be able to provide better customer service and cut through a lot of unnecessary confusion once you gain this knowledge.

  • Aiding Personal Relationships: Relationships (of any kind) can be a struggle when you don’t know how to read others, and reading others isn’t always easy, even when you’ve known them for years. By honing your analytic skills, you can know what your partner, friend, or boss needs.

  • Helping Others: When you know how to read the feelings and emotions of others, you can help them understand their own minds better and perhaps guide them through tough times or simply give them what they need in that moment (some space, for example, or a listening ear). When you can analyze the behavior of others, you catch the cues that would normally go unnoticed.

We permanentely receive hundreds of signals per minute from our peers - we just can't read them. Are you ready to get to level up? Take action now and grab your copy of How To Analyze People

release date: Nov 21, 2017
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7 Minute Change (3 Book Series)
From Book 1:

WARNING: Your Life Needs To Change...

Whether you know it or not, your life is subpar.

I don't say that to point fingers or anything.

But it's true.

Your life is not nearly as great and happy as it could be. As it should be.

Don't believe me?

How many days do you come home from work, completely beat and feeling like crap?

How many days are you too tired to play with your kids and create memories that are actually worth something?

How often do you feel like you're just wasting your time, and not accomplishing anything worthwhile?

If you're like most people the answer to all of those questions is: too often.

But I'm Here To Help You Make The Changes You Need!

You see, I used to be exactly where you are now.

Each day seemed like a dreary, worthless...nightmare.

I was never happy, didn't exercise anymore, barely got anything done, and was a complete wreck.

But then one day everything changed...

See, one day I discovered something that completely changed everything, and allowed me to do things I had never thought possible before.

With one simple technique I was able to:

  • Double and sometimes TRIPLE productivity.

  • Relieve the mountain of stress on my shoulders.

  • Pack on some much needed muscle.

  • Feel great 24/7.

  • Sharpen my talents. (And learn new ones.)

  • And much, MUCH more.

And the best part?


How is this possible, you ask?


The 7 Minute Superhuman Method

If your life is lacking, (which, to be blunt, it undoubtedly is) then the 7 Minute Superhuman technique could be the ONE thing you're looking for to turn your world right side up.

The 7 Minute method incorporates the use of snazzy little 7 minute routines that help motivate you, prepare you, inspire you, and destine you for success!

That may seem over-simplistic -- but that's the point!

Most self-help books and courses teach you how to use long elaborate techniques and programs to supposedly change your life.

The problem?

They're too complex, so you get bummed out and quit.

And never make any lasting improvements in your life.

7 Minute Superhuman will change that.

While simple enough that a child could use them, the techniques in this book will change your life dramatically and help you break out of the "dreardom" that is your current lifestyle.

If you want to break away from unhappiness and become FREE -- NOW is your chance!

This book contains the simple and easy to implement techniques and methods that you need to change your life.

All you have to do is buy the book, read through it one time, apply what you learn, and then reap the rewards for years to come.
release date: Nov 21, 2017
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Smashwords Guides (2 Book Series)
From Book 1: The Smashwords Style Guide has helped indie authors produce and publish over 130,000 high-quality ebooks. 200,000 copies of the Smashwords Style Guide have downloaded!

This guide offers simple step-by-step instructions to create and format an ebook using Microsoft Word.

The Smashwords Style Guide is required reading for any author who wants to distribute their book via Smashwords to major ebook retailers such as the Apple iBookstore, Barnes & Noble, Sony, Kobo and Diesel.

Authors and publishers who don't yet use Smashwords can still benefit from the Guide. It provides detailed information on how ebook formatting is different from print formatting, how to create a reflowable ebook, and it offers step by step illustrated instructions on how to tame the beast of Microsoft Word.



Welcome to Smashwords!
Do-it-yourself, or hire help?
Good formatting examples
What Smashwords publishes, what we don’t publish
Five common formatting mistakes to avoid
How Smashwords publishes books
How Smashwords distributes books
How ebook formatting is different from print formatting
How we convert your book into multiple ebook formats
The three secrets to ebook formatting
How to avoid (and fix) AutoVetter errors
Introduction to Meatgrinder conversion system
Your required source file
Understanding the different ebook formats



Making Word Behave
Step 1: Make a back up
Step 2: Activate Word’s Show/Hide
Step 3: Turn off Word’s “AutoCorrect” and “AutoFormat” features
Step 4: Eliminate text boxes
Step 5: The Nuclear Method

Step 6: Unify Manuscript around Normal paragraph style
Step 7: Managing and modifying paragraph styles, fonts
Step 7a. How to choose the best paragraph separation method (first line indent or block?)
Step 7b: How to implement your chosen paragraph separation method
Step 7b-a: How to define a proper first line indent
Step 7b-b: How to define trailing “after” space for block paragraphs
Step 7b-c: Special tips for poetry, cookbooks and learning materials
Step 7b-d: How to define proper line spacing
Step 8: Check your normalized text
Step 9: Why you should never use tabs or the space bar for indents
Step 10: Managing paragraph returns
Step 11: Managing hyperlinks
Step 12: Designating chapter breaks, page breaks, section breaks
Step 13: Working with images
Step 14: Text justification
Step 14a: Centering text
Step 15: Managing font sizes
Step 16: Style formatting, symbols and glyphs
Step 17: Headers and footers
Step 18: Margins, page sizes and indents
Step 19: Add the Heading style to your Chapter headers (optional)

Building Navigation
Step 20: Building navigation into the manuscript
Step 20a: Creating the NCX
Step 20b: Creating the linked Table of Contents
Step 20c: Advanced link building (Footnotes, Endnotes)
Step 20d: Troubleshooting and testing

Front Matter
Step 21: Front matter
Step 21a: Blurbs (optional)
Step 21b: Title and copyright page (required!)
Step 21c: Add a Smashwords license statement below copyright page

The End of Your Book
Step 22: The end of your book

Step 23: Preparing your cover image
Step 24: Review requi
release date: May 29, 2017
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Minimalism: The Path to an Organized, Stress-free and Decluttered Life
Minimalism Toolkit available for FREE - Look Inside!
Ever been stressed out by the clutter on your desk? Or when you’re trying to find an important document, or a specific outfit from a messy closet? The truth is – the more stuff we have, the more difficult it is to keep them organized. The more clutter and mess we end up with as a result can lead to a stressful day, and this stress can build up over time. This has to stop.

Minimalism: The Path to an Organized, Stress-free and Decluttered Life is my humble attempt to help you realize the benefits of incorporating a minimalist lifestyle in order to rid your life of excess in a systematic and strategic way. Here’s a quick overview of the book:

•The first section of this book highlights a brief history of minimalism and its origins. It also covers how the minimalist movement has evolved over time, what modern day minimalism looks like, and its benefits.
•The second section covers a wide range of strategies and techniques that you could use to declutter, get organized, and live in a stress-free and minimalist home.
•The last section highlights what a minimalist lifestyle could look like; it covers a wide range of topics including minimalism in money, health, relationships, and much more.

My goal, through this book, is to empower you to find joy in simplifying and to find happiness in fewer things that truly matter. To move towards a more organized, peaceful and decluttered life, read this book today!

PS. Join my VIP mailing list to receive a FREE copy of “The Minimalism Toolkit” which highlights the key strategies from the book. Sign up by clicking the link on the first page. Enjoy!
release date: Nov 05, 2017
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Agile Project Management: A Step By Step Guide To Understanding The Agile Project Management Lifecycle For Beginners

Have you ever thought of putting yourself forward to manage projects but don't know where to begin?

Do you want to impress your boss and strive for a promotion in your company?

Would you like to learn how to manage Agile Projects?

In the book: Agile Project Management. Richard Wall simplifies the whole Agile Project Lifecycle

Handling a project in a company may become difficult if you do not follow the techniques and the basic principles to keep everything aligned in order to complete a project in time.

Agile Project Management helps you to complete projects efficiently and effectively before the deadline.

In this book, you will be able to learn all the different aspects of the Agile Project Management lifecycle which is explained step by step to help you so that even if you are trying it for the first time, you will not face any backlash by the stakeholders.

You will be able to find following details in this book:

  • Planning an Agile Project
  • The Scope of Agile Lifecycles
  • Understanding the Agile Lifecycle
  • The Need for Agile Project Management in Today’s Market
  • Teamwork in Agile Project Management
  • Adopting Agile Project Management
  • Scrum Meetings and Procedures
  • And much more…

You should buy this book now to gain all the relevant information regarding Agile Project Management which is in high demand in the marketplace nowadays.

Stay updated with the new ideas through this book and put them into practice to complete projects efficiently and at a very high standard.

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release date: Mar 17, 2016
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Stress: 12 Secret Steps to Banish Stress for a Lifetime of Happiness, Peacefulness and Blissfulness

It sucks to have meaningless, painful and stressful days!

Imagine if you could get rid of all the stress in your life and live a relaxing, peaceful and happy life that you’ve always wanted in 12 secret steps that are presented to you in easy-to-follow baby steps.

This book is definitely not the “just don’t think about it” or “you can do it!” type of books that are not only inefficient, but also useless.

What you will find in this book is absolutely practical and useful techniques to destress your stressed mind, all in the form of 12 simple steps.


Here’s a sneak peak of what you’ll discover:

  • The importance of awareness. It determines whether or not you are stressed!
  • 3 of the best lessons to becoming more positive
  • Relaxation techniques that will definitely calm your mind and soothe your soul
  • Top tips of time management and you’ll never have to be stressed out for a lack of time anymore
  • The No-Nos for your diet if you want to have a stress-free mind

  • The power of rejection and how to use it wisely and carefully. You’ll be so much more accomplished and fulfilled!
  • The Art of Assertiveness. It cures the stressful minds of most people!
  • And really, so much more

    The Morale of the Story?

    If you truly want to live a stress-free life that is distant from all the worries and anxiety of your daily lives, this book is for you. It is finally time to learn how to get rid of all the inner voice and stressfulness that we bring upon our self!

    ‘The best time to grow a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is NOW!”

    Grab a copy today by clicking on the ‘BUY NOW’ button at the top of the page

    P.S. If you truly want to know the secrets to be stress-free, get this book today!

    P.P.S. This is a NO-RISK investment in yourself. If you truly feel that the small amount that you are paying is too much, you can always ask for a refund in 7 days!  

  • release date: Nov 24, 2014
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    Bad Habits No More: 25 Steps to Break Any Bad Habit

    LEARN:: How to Break Bad Habits and Build Powerful, Positive Routines

    Do you: Often snack on junk food, watch too much T.V., spend too much money or binge eat? Wish you could stop smoking or drinking excessively? Have a small (but annoying) habit you'd like to break?

    We all have a specific bad habit we'd like to break. Odds are, you've tried in the past and maybe you were successful for a few days. Then something unexpected came up where you slipped for a day or two. One mistake snowballs into a series of setbacks. Eventually you give up on the idea of making a habit change simply because it's too difficult to do.

    The interesting thing? We've all experienced this pattern at some point in our lives. Fortunately there's a quick fix: Make a plan for breaking that habit and follow it on a daily basis.

    RIGHT NOW:: Pick a Bad Habit, Make a Plan and Start Today!

    It doesn't matter if you've failed with your habit efforts in the past. It doesn't mean you're lazy or weak-willed. It means you didn't have the right tools for making a lasting habit change.

    What you need is a strategy for identifying your worst habits and learning how to overcome them. That solution is a book called: "Bad Habits No More: 25 Steps to Break ANY Bad Habit."

    Bad Habits No More: 25 Steps to Break ANY Bad Habit

    With this book you will learn:
    • Why "Willpower" is a Dangerous Word for Changing Routines

    • The *One Thing* People Get Wrong with Building Habits (Step #2)

    • A 3-Step Process for Identifying the "Why" Behind Your Bad Habit (Step #9)

    • Why Cold-Turkey Solutions Rarely Work (Step #6)

    • How Certain Locations can Short-Curcuit Your Efforts (Step #19)

    • The "What-The-Hell Effect" and How it Causes Binge Behaviors (Step #21)

    • How a 30-Day Challenge is the First Step to Permanent Habit Change (Step #3)

    • The Best Tools & Apps to Track Your New Habits (Steps #15 & #17)

    You don't have to be controlled by bad habits. You can break them by following a step-by-step blueprint.

    Would You Like To Know More?

    Download now and take that first step to breaking that specific habit.

    Scroll to the top of the page and select the Buy Now button.
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    release date: Mar 15, 2017
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    Data Analytics: Applicable Data Analysis to Advance Any Business Using the Power of Data Driven Analytics (Big Data Analytics, Data Science, Business Intelligence Book 6)

    How to Increase Profits with Data Analytics

    Forget excel sheets and static bar graphs and charts - there are more innovative ways that you can capture data, make sense of them, present them to your colleagues, and make the necessary action to provide value for your business. With today’s fast-paced world and cutthroat competition, your organization may fall behind if you fail to make use of the emerging trend of big data and data analytics.

    Whether you want to understand client behaviors, reduce processing time in your factory, integrate information from several branches, or implement a paperless office, this book can become your guide on how you can use big data and data analytics to advance your business.

    This comprehensive guide to the most emerging trend of analytics will allow you to understand:

    • What big data analytics is and why it is a big and serious deal for businesses that want to stay ahead of the game
    • Why big data and data analytics are critical elements in encouraging business growth
    • How businesses are using the different types of data analytics and how you can choose one that fits your needs and goals
    • The latest tools, technologies, and trends in big data and data analytics
    • What is data mining and how it can help your business find kind of data that would add value to your organization
    • What is data integration and how it can help you combine all available data sets into one view for easier analysis and response
    • What is data visualization and how it can help you communicate your business story to your managers, customers, partners, and other business stakeholders
    • How you can formulate the right data analytics strategy and follow a simple action plan

    This book is designed for beginners so even though data analytics requires ample education and training, it could be your guide toward mastering the concepts and eventually applying them to your organization.

    Click the Buy button on this page now and start your Data Analytics education!

    release date: Oct 12, 2017
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    Productivity Tools for Writers (Second Edition): An Introduction to Free and Low-cost Programs that Help You Organize, Prioritize, and Focus
    ***Updated 2nd Edition, 2017***
    Can’t find that amazing idea in your pile of sticky notes? Distracted by blog posts, social media, and email? Looking for an easy way to keep track of your research?
    This booklet introduces handy—and often free or inexpensive—apps and programs to help you:
    - Streamline your writing process
    - Capture new ideas anywhere
    - Eliminate distractions
    - Organize your research
    - Track your priorities and progress (NEW)
    - Safeguard your hard work
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    release date: Apr 03, 2016
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    Time Management: Start A Business Even If You're Crazy Busy With These Productivity Habits

    Imagine if you could develop productivity habits that would allow you to start your own business even if you have a full time-job.

    What if you don’t have to choose between the financial security your job provides and starting a business you actually love?

    The truth is, you can start a business you’re passionate about while working a 9-5. In order for that to happen here’s what you have to do:

    1.Shift your mindset about time. Your beliefs could be wrong.

    2.Notice destructive thought patterns that occur before you indulge in time-wasting activities.

    3.Get rid of terrible habits that are robbing you of productivity and replace them with better habits that will increase your output.

    This book expands on these 3 concepts and a lot more. Buy your copy today if you would like to double your productivity and eliminate harmful behavior that is holding you back from your true potential.

    What else is inside?

    Discover how to:

    • “Edit” your life to focus ONLY on what’s important.
    • Strengthen your decision muscle.
    • Delete procrastinating habits from your life and replace them with productive habits.

    Plus you’ll learn:

    • What time really is so you can use it to your advantage.
    • A magical formula to calculate the exact monetary value of your time.
    • A powerful way to keep you accountable.
    • The 2 types of energies, why you need both, and how to increase them.
    • Lies we tell ourselves about time and how to bypass them.
    • The deceiving enemy of productivity and how to combat it.
    • And so much more!!

    Don’t waste another second, buy this book now to learn the powerful productivity strategies you need to start the life and business of your dreams.

    You can download your copy today by clicking the BUY NOW button at the top of this page! 

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