A trip to the underworld of debt collection, where bankers team up with ex-burglars and few rules apply. Bad Paper is a riveting expose, a moving story of an unlikely friendship, and a gritty narrative of how scrappy entrepreneurs profit from our debts.
"Tyrell "TJ" Taylor is the No. 1 overall NFL Draft pick, but he's not your ordinary pro athlete; he's the son of a mobster with underworld ties. TJ, predicted to be the NFL's next megastar quarterback is drafted by Buffalo, and heads to the mean streets of Western New York
Arguing that the saying "time is money" needs to be updated -- for many, time is now more valuable than money -- author Adrian Ott believes that companies that haven't updated their services, goods, and marketing strategies to follow suit are in trouble. Ott explains how to use current technologies to navigate competitive markets, attract consumer attention, and snag a bigger market share.
In this helpful, enthusiastic book, authors Elizabeth Dunn and Michael Norton address the relationship between happiness and money, and you might be surprised by what you learn: having more money doesn't necessarily equate to more happiness. Instead, it's how you spend it that counts.
"Christopher Buckley at his best: an extraordinary, wide-ranging selection of essays both hilarious and poignant, irreverent and delightful. ... Buckley delivers a rare combination of big ideas and truly fun writing."
Promise My Love (Love in Bloom: The Bradens - Rex and Jade Wedding Novella)
Using humor and personal stories, evolutionary psychologist Gad Saad argues that companies would do better to cater their goods and services to the biological instincts of their customers -- and that consumer behavior is biologically inherited. Mapped to four Darwinian drives (survival, reproduction, kin selection, and reciprocal altruism), these instincts also explain the popularity of McDonalds, pornography, and boy bands, among other products.
The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal Kindle Edition by David E. Hoffman http://www.biographicalinquiries2.com/the-billion-dollar-spy-a-true-story-of-cold-war-espionage-and-betrayal