In this book, Hal thoroughly unpacks the “why” of morning routines. Why we get the results we do when we lack daily structure? Why can we get impressive results in everything we do when we start each day with discipline? Why does this happen? All great questions and all answered in this book.
VA/VE is a process. VA stands for Value Analysis, and VE stands for Value Engineering. Together, they’re great tools for delivering exactly what your customers want at a great price excluding the unnecessary. The VA part is normally more applied to existing products or prototypes (quantify the value that exists), while VE is in the design phase for new or revised products (create the value that doesn’t yet exist).
In Never Split the Difference, Chris Voss takes you along for a ride through his adventures in becoming a hostage negotiator for the FBI. Chris describes his journey from the beginning of his interest in the profession, to intense high-stakes international crises with human lives on the line, to having his own methods used against him by his consulting business associates.
There are plenty of people you’ll encounter throughout your life that will enthusiastically support your ideas. Actually ask them to cough up the cash though and you’ll start to hear the excuses roll in as they slink back into the shadows hoping not to be noticed. So how do you validate a business idea if it’s just an idea? How do you sell something that doesn’t exist?
David Gage brings his experience as a Psychologist, Professor, and 30 years of experience as a Business Mediator to bear in The Partnership Charter to help business partnerships avoid ever needing his professional services.
Aerogels have become fairly common in industrial applications to insulate everything from oil pipelines in Siberia to space shuttles in well… outer space. They’re even used in ski jackets.
Freakonomics will tease your mind into looking at everything with a bit less acceptance at its face value – which can be a great asset when applied to managing your business or serving your target market.
In his book, Robert Kiyosaki tells of his upbringing observing and learning from his friend’s dad and his own dad. There were many differences in how they approached their work, how they viewed and used their money, and how they ultimately fared in life.
Peltier elements look like flat, usually square, plates with two wires extending from it. Between these two surfaces is an array of semiconductors in series alternating between n-type and p-type (n-type has “n” for “negative” or lots of extra electrons; p-type has “p” for “positive” or shortage of electrons).
Reading this, you’ll learn of creative ways Captain Abrashoff sought out the value and mutual respect in every last one of the individuals on the USS Benfold. His accounts are full of entertaining reflections and lessons in such pursuits.