Business

There's Lots Going on at the Maud Marks Library

The Maud Marks Library has reopened after the Independence Day holidays and we are in full swing again. We have many things going on for all ages but one thing we would like to highlight is what we have going on for adults this weekend.

At the Maud Marks Library, we like supporting our local businesses.  This month, on Saturday July 8 at 2 PM, S.C.O.R.E. will be here to present a 2-part small business management seminar.  The first part is “Personal Factors and the Art of Management”.  The second part is “Develop the Right Mindset to Change the Outcome of Your Business”.  Come learn management techniques to best help your business succeed.

You can register for this seminar and see what else we offer by clicking here.

How to Buy A Business

Do you dream of having your own business and being your own boss? How to Buy A Business will be presented on Thursday, March 30 at 1 pm. This class will be taught by Jeff Jones, who has over 30 years experience in appraising, buying and selling businesses. Thanks to SCORE and the Barbara Bush Library Friends for sponsoring this informative seminar!

 

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Work Like Google

How Google WorksIf you're starting a new business or managing one that needs the "refresh" button pushed, take a look at How Google Works by Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg.  They reveal the decisions and methods used from the beginning that's made Google the success that it is.  

Don't Be Rude

301 Smart Answers to Tough Business Etiquette QuestionsLook around and you'll see how the world's becoming less mannered every day.  One place, however, you can't afford to be rude is in your business.  Offend a customer...lose the sale.  Make an inappropriate comment...lose the promotion.  Take a look at 301 Smart Answers to Tough Business Etiquette Questions...watch yourself succeed.

Change, Change, Change

Switch: How to Change Things When Change is HardThere are some absolutes in life.  One big one is: “Change is inevitable.”  I’ve just started reading Chip & Dan Heath’s latest book Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard.  It’s more of a story-driven narrative about how everyday people work together to make dramatic changes in their businesses and communities. 

The Facebook Effect

The Facebook EffectFacebook.  What just came to mind when you read that one word?  Love?  Irritation?  Technology reporter David Kirkpatrick recently came out with The Facebook Effect: The Inside Story of the Company That Is Connecting the World.  Don’t miss a look at the very first homepage that debuted in 2004.

The Trump Card

The Trump CardShe has her mother’s beauty and her father’s business sense.  You don’t know whether to love her or cower away in fear.  She’s Ivanka Trump, and she’s written a new book packed full of great advice for getting ahead in the world.  Take a look at The Trump Card: Playing to Win in Work and Life.

 

My Sweet Secret

I have a secret. I will tell you, but you have to promise not to tell anyone.

I am crazy about candy!

There! I said it! You are now witness to my big weakness; handfuls of sugary sweet goodness, big bowls of candy bars, tubs of taffy, fountains overflowing with chocolate. I love them all.

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