The most finite resource any manager has is time. This handbook teaches readers how to save and preserve their time by first understanding its limitations, and then showing them how to guard it. Practical guidance includes ways of limiting interaction with subordinates ("Don't sit down ifyou are followed into your office." "Place your chair out of view if your door is open."), the benefits of keeping a time log, and how to chose the best time planner. The book also takes full advantage of modern technology by explaining how to maximize e-mail, voicemail and other tools available to save precious time. The Essential Manager have sold more than 1.9 million copies worldwide! Experienced and novice managers alike can benefit from these compact guides. The topics are relevant to every work environment, from large corporations to small businesses. Concise treatments of dozens of business techniques, skills, methods, and problems are presented with hundreds of photos, charts, and diagrams. It is the most exciting and accessible approach to business and self-improvement available. Indispensable tips formanaging that most precious commodity -- time.
DK's best-selling Essential Managers series are ideal for managers at every level. These compact references demonstrate the techniques and skills that are useful in any work environment, making this series the most accessible single-subject business guides on the market.
Building on the success of Soccer: the Ultimate Guide, we're bringing the world's game to readers in a revised and updated edition, including fantastic World Cup 2010 information. More pages, more pictures, more facts, stats, and info make the Ultimate Soccer Book truly ultimate.
From planting herbs to creating a kitchen garden, How to Grow Practically Everything gives beginning gardeners the confidence to grow flowers, fruits, and more. Whether readers want to grow a lemon from a seed, care for a houseplant, or plant a rose arch, each gardening project is presented with clear instructions and photography, sharing the best time to plant, when to expect results, and the equipment and time required.
Perfect for the briefcase or portfolio, these four new guides in the Essential Managers series are ideal for experienced or novice managers in companies both large and small. Having sold more than 2 million copies worldwide, these books are relevant to every work environment. Concise treatment of dozens of techniques, skills, and methods make Essential Managers the most accessible guide to business available. Packed with essential tips for today's competitive business world, these low-priced editions in ebook format are ideal for anyone interested in improving their business skills.
The Science Book explores how scientists have sought to explain our world and the universe, and how scientific discoveries have been made. A new title in DK's successful "Big Ideas, Simply Explained" series, this book on science and the history of science looks at topics such as why Copernicus's ideas were contentious, how Galileo worked out his theories on motion and inertia, and what the discovery of DNA meant. The Science Book covers every area of science--astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, math, and physics, and brings the greatest scientific ideas to life with fascinating text, quirky graphics, and pithy quotes.
Learn all you need to know about the budgeting process, from preparing a forecast to monitoring variances and making adjustments. Managing Budgets gives you a clear understanding of the budgeting cycles and explains standard concepts and terms. It shows you how to create a personalized budgeting system, anticipate revenues and estimate expenditures, correct errors, and motivate staff to achieve financial targets. Useful tips help you to handle real-life situations and develop first-class budgeting skills that will dramatically improve efficiency and results. The Essential Manager have sold more than 1.9 million copies worldwide! Experienced and novice managers alike can benefit from these compact guides. The topics are relevant to every work environment, from large corporations to small businesses. Concise treatments of dozens of business techniques, skills, methods, and problems are presented with hundreds of photos, charts, and diagrams. It is the most exciting and accessible approach to business and self-improvement available. Forecasting, expenditures, priorities, and safety margins.