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Rich dad, poor dad / Kiyosaki, Robert T.

Taking to heart the message that the poor and middle class work for money, but the rich have money work for them, the author lays out a financial philosophy based on the principle that income-generating assets always provide healthier bottom-line results.

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The case for climate capitalism : economic solutions for a planet in crisis / Rand, Tom

Capitalism -- Environmental aspects.
Climatic changes -- Economic aspects
Environmental economics
Social responsibility of business


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The growing season : how I built a new life--and saved an American farm / Frey, Sarah.

"One woman's tenacious journey to escape poverty and create a billion-dollar farming business--without ever leaving the land she loved. The youngest of her parents' combined twenty-one children, Sarah Frey grew up on a struggling farm in Southern Illinois, often having to grow, catch, or hunt her own dinner. She spent much of her early childhood dreaming of running away to Hollywood, Chicago--or really anywhere with central heating. At fifteen, she moved out of her family home and started her own fresh produce delivery business with nothing more than an old pickup truck. Two years later, when the family farm faced inevitable foreclosure, Sarah gave up on her dreams of escape, and, at seventeen, took over the farm and started her own produce company there. Refusing to play by traditional rules, Sarah talked her way into suit-filled boardrooms, made deals with the nation's largest retailers, and became so legendary that the Harvard Business School published a case study on her negotiation skills. Today, Sarah's family-operated company, Frey Farms, has sold more than a billion dollars' worth of fresh produce, beverages, and consumer packaged goods, and has become one of America's largest fresh produce suppliers, with farmland spread across seven states. Thanks to the millions of melons and pumpkins she sells annually, Sarah has been dubbed "America's Pumpkin Queen" by the national press. The Growing Season tells the inspiring story of how a scrappy rural childhood gave Sarah the grit and resiliency to take risks that paid off in unexpected ways. Rather than leaving her community, Sarah found adventure and opportunity in one of the most forgotten parts of our country. With fearlessness and creativity, she literally dug her destiny out of the dirt"--Provided by publisher.

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The making of a manager : what to do when everyone looks to you / Zhuo, Julie.

Executive ability
Leadership
Management
Teams in the workplace -- Management
Women executives -- United States
Zhuo, Julie.

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The monk of Mokha / Eggers, Dave

The true story of a young Yemeni-American man, raised in San Francisco, who dreams of resurrecting the ancient art of Yemeni coffee but finds himself trapped in Sana'a by civil war.

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The new chardonnay : the unlikely story of how marijuana went mainstream / Cabot, Heather

Marijuana industry -- United States.
Marijuana -- Social aspects -- United States.
Drug legalization -- Social aspects -- United States.
Marijuana -- Economic aspects -- United States.

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The space barons : Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the quest to colonize the cosmos / Davenport, Christian

Aerospace engineers -- United States -- Biography
Aerospace industries -- United States.
Bezos, Jeffrey
Biographies.
Blue Origen (Firm)
Industrialists -- United States -- Biography
Musk, Elon
Outer space -- Civilian use
Space industrialization -- United States.
SpaceX (Firm)

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Tim Cook : the genius who took Apple to the next level / Kahney, Leander

Apple Computer, Inc.
Biographies.
Chief executive officers -- United States -- Biography
Cook, Timothy D., 1960-
Industrial engineers -- United States -- Biography.

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When more is not better : overcoming America's obsession with economic efficiency / Martin, Roger L.

Capitalism -- United States
Distribution (Economic theory)
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1945-
Industrial efficiency -- United States.

Find accurate phone-verified information on every company in Canada in this database of 1.9 million businesses. Additionally their files are processed monthly against the National Change of Address Program.

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Research 11 million Canadian households with the largest database available. Records are 100% publicly sourced to comply with Canadian privacy laws.

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Provides access to specialized reference sources that used to be only available in library. eBooks available in this collection are: Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer; Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders; Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine; Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health; Scholarships, Fellowships, and Loans, 22nd ed.; and Nonfiction Literature Classics for Students.

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LinkedIn Learning (previously called Lynda.com) gives users free access to thousands of video tutorial courses with a focus on such areas as technology, software development, business skills, project management as well as creative skills like animation and video editing. The courses are taught by recognized industry experts who will guide you along in learning the skills you need for your personal and professional development. Currently the LinkedIn Learning mobile app is not available to libraries. We are anticipating it to be ready in summer 2021. How to use LinkedIn Learning



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Scott’s Canadian Business Directory lists Canadian manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, sales agents and business services providers. This information is updated annually.

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Self-serve standard products available on the Statistics Canada website ― including CANSIM and census data products ― are now free of charge. This is an open resource for everyone and not VPL-subscribed.

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