A revolutionary program for creating anything, from a functional kitchen to a computer program, to a work of art, Robert Fritz demonstrates that any of us has the innate power to create. Discover the steps of creating; the importance of creating what you truly love, how to focus on the creative process to move from where you are to where you want to be, and much more.
Michael Young is convinced his brilliant history thesis will win him a doctorate, a pleasant academic post, a venerable academic publisher and his beloved girlfriend Jane. A historian should know better than to imagine that he can predict the future.
Seamlessly bridging academic accounting with real-life applications, Crash Course in Accounting and Financial Statement Analysis, Second Edition is the perfect guide to a complete understanding of accounting and financial statement analysis for those with no prior accounting background and those who seek a refresher.
Master PowerPoint and improve your presentation skills-with one book! It's no longer enough to have slide after slide of text, bullets, and charts. It's not even enough to have good speaking skills if your PowerPoint slides bore your audience. Get the very most out of all that PowerPoint 2010 has to offer while also learning priceless tips and techniques for making good presentations in this new PowerPoint 2010 Bible. Well-known PowerPoint expert and author Faithe Wempen provides formatting tips; shows you how to work with drawings, tables, and SmartArt; introduces new collaboration tools; walks you through five special presentation labs; and more. Coverage includes: A First Look at PowerPoint What Makes a Great Presentation? Creating and Saving Presentation Files Creating Slides and Text Boxes Working with Layouts, Themes, and Masters Formatting Paragraphs and Text Boxes Correcting and Improving Text Creating and Formatting Tables Drawing and Formatting Objects Creating SmartArt Diagrams Using and Organizing Clip Art Working with Photographic Images Working with Charts Incorporating Content from Other Programs Adding Sound Effects, Music, and Soundtracks Incorporating Motion Video Creating Animation Effects and Transitions Creating Support Materials Preparing for a Live Presentation Designing User-Interactive or Self-Running Presentations Preparing a Presentation for Mass Distribution Sharing and Collaborating Customizing PowerPoint Presenting Content Without Bulleted Lists Adding Sound and Movement to a Presentation Creating a Menu-Based Navigation System Creating a Classroom Game It's the book you need to succeed with PowerPoint 2010 and your next live presentation!
An indispensable resource for every financial service professionals developing an IPS The Investment Policy Statement (IPS) is one of the most critical documents fiduciaries must draft. For years, ERISA and other industry regulations have governed the guidelines all fiduciaries must comply with when drafting one. But the current climate of corporate scandal and the 2008 global banking crisis have led to increased scrutiny by regulators, prompting firms to take a closer look at the quality and integrity of their IPSs and to take steps to have a rigorous formal process in place for drafting them. Endorsed by the Foundation of Fiduciary Studies, this concise guide provides a rigorous framework and the expert insight, information and guidance you need to guarantee that your IPS is in complete compliance with all ERISA-directed requirements. Provides a step-by-step plan for creating a uniform IPS that every advisor in the office can follow Defines the duties and responsibilities of all parties involved, while clarifying diversification guidelines and providing methods for keeping costs under control Packed with ready-to-use templates, sample forms, letters and other documents, diagrams and other valuable tools, including sample Policy Statement downloadable at the companion website Designed to get you quickly up to speed on what you need to know to confidently serve your clients with the highest standards of care and protection
Valuable guidance for staying one step ahead of financial statement fraud Financial statement fraud is one of the most costly types of fraud and can have a direct financial impact on businesses and individuals, as well as harm investor confidence in the markets. While publications exist on financial statement fraud and roles and responsibilities within companies, there is a need for a practical guide on the different schemes that are used and detection guidance for these schemes. Financial Statement Fraud: Strategies for Detection and Investigation fills that need. Describes every major and emerging type of financial statement fraud, using real-life cases to illustrate the schemes Explains the underlying accounting principles, citing both U.S. GAAP and IFRS that are violated when fraud is perpetrated Provides numerous ratios, red flags, and other techniques useful in detecting financial statement fraud schemes Accompanying website provides full-text copies of documents filed in connection with the cases that are cited as examples in the book, allowing the reader to explore details of each case further Straightforward and insightful, Financial Statement Fraud provides comprehensive coverage on the different ways financial statement fraud is perpetrated, including those that capitalize on the most recent accounting standards developments, such as fair value issues.
In Creating a Million-Dollar-a-Year Sales Income, Paul McCord sets out a detailed, yet flexible course of action that has been proven to generate referrals in virtually any sales system or environment and in any industry. This easy-to-read reference guide features compelling real-world examples of common mistakes and solutions that will transform lost opportunities into real prospects. Create the referral base that guarantees success!
One end with a larger ball and another end with a smaller one for various marbleizing work. Straight and angular dotting balls for all sort of working conditions. You can use this useful tool for creating a marbling design blending colors creating swirls and textured finishes. It can also be used for creating dots - of an even or decreasing size - and to pill dots into petal shapes when doing finely detailed flowers. Ideal for the professional or home use - This is 1 nail dotting pen with 2 different ends for different marbleizing desires - One end with a larger ball and another end with a smaller one - Great for both professional nail specialist or nail art learner - Color: yellow - Length: 13 cm
Shows how to use the leading technical drawing software-AutoCAD-and its less-expensive sister product, AutoCAD LT, in the friendly, easy-to-understand For Dummies style Shows first-time AutoCAD users how to create precise and efficient 2-D technical drawings and get started with 3-D technical drawings Topics covered include creating a basic layout; drawing and editing; writing text in drawings; plotting, creating, and editing external reference files; CAD standards; and drawing on the Internet Explores new features in the latest version of AutoCAD, including text improvements, streamlined Plot and Page Setup dialogue boxes, increased emphasis on tool palettes, better tools for transmitting sets of electronic files, and much more Includes a new chapter on sheet sets and a new collection of features for creating, managing, and publishing all of the drawings that make up a project
Creating Couture Embellishment offers a step-by-step guide to manipulating fabric and making and applying a rich variety of embellishments. Chapters cover fabric-manipulation techniques of pleating, quilting, tucking, ruffling, shirring and smocking, as well as the fabrication and application of feathers, beading, embroidery, flowers, decorative ribbons and bows, bias bindings and piping, fringe, braids and passementerie. The heirloom quality created by the insertion or application of lace is also explored. A comprehensive sourcebook of ideas for the student, professional and home sewer alike.