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Improve Your Handwriting

By Rosemary Sassoon, G S E Briem
Authors:
Rosemary Sassoon, G S E Briem
Does your handwriting reflect the image you want to project?The way you write mirrors your mood and character. It is one of the main ways in which you communicate with the world, and the clarity and technique of your writing will be interpreted by others in many ways.This practical and informative book will help you to improve your handwriting and find a mature, attractive and individual style. It is specifically written for adults and uses self-diagnosis to identify problems and provides exercises for improving your script. In a digital age where writing by hand remains a vital skill, this book covers everything from holding a pen and retraining bad habits, to the difficulties that left handers face and problems that may be caused by medical conditions. It shows how to write quickly and clearly when desired, and beautifully when desired.Experiment with the way you write and choose the style that suits you best, enabling you to write quickly and legibly when it really matters.
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Improve Your Cash Flow: Teach Yourself

By Robert McCallion, Alan Warner
Authors:
Robert McCallion, Alan Warner
Do you have responsibility for managing cash flow in a small to medium enterprise or as a manager in a larger organisation, but have limited financial experience? Do you worry that lack of attention to this crucial aspect of financial management could lead to disaster for your business? Improve your Cash Flow, written by two leading financial experts, will help employers, managers and consultants to understand more about how to manage cash flow and how it can impact on your business. Whether you are working at home, a growing business or a non-financial manager this book will guide you easily through all the issues, providing practical advice on why cash is king, including why businesses go bust; why profit is not cash, how to deal with creditors and debtors; using supplier credit as a source of finance; debtors and cash collection; financial planning and sources of funding; the pros and cons of debt finance, using your bank effectively and much more.NOT GOT MUCH TIME?One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.AUTHOR INSIGHTSLots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the authors' many years of experience.TEST YOURSELFTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGEExtra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of setting up your own small business.FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBERQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.TRY THISInnovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
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Improve Your Bridge: Teach Yourself

By David Bird
Authors:
David Bird
Are you ready to take your bridge game to the next level? Improve Your Bridge will help you develop your technique and strengthen your game. This new edition has been fully updated with fresh design and interactive features as well as insider tips from the author to help give your game the winning edge. It is written by one of the UK's leading authorities in bridge, David Bird, who has written over 70 books on the subject and is the bridge columnist for the Mail on Sunday and the Evening Standard. It has everything you need to know about advanced bidding conventions and coverage of defence. It is perfect for intermediate level players, those who are interested in joining a bridge club or tournament, or for those taking a 2nd or 3rd year bridge course.NOT GOT MUCH TIME?One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.AUTHOR INSIGHTSLots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the authors' many years of experience.TEST YOURSELFTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGEExtra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of bridge.FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBERQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.TRY THISInnovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
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Improve Your Spelling: Teach Yourself

By Elspeth Summers
Authors:
Elspeth Summers
This practical guide to spelling will help you to feel more confident by teaching you simple strategies to boost your ability. You'll learn which words are commonly misspelt and how to avoid falling into these traps. With simple rules and guidelines to follow, you'll discover when it's acceptable to misspell and when it's not, and you will finally learn how to enjoy - rather than fear - the written word. With plenty of exercises, crosswords and games to practice and perfect your skills, your spelling will never let you down again. NOT GOT MUCH TIME?One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.AUTHOR INSIGHTSLots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the authors' many years of experience.TEST YOURSELFTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGEExtra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of spelling.FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBERQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.TRY THISInnovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
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Improve Your Project Management: Teach Yourself

By Phil Baguley
Authors:
Phil Baguley
The ability to manage projects in an effective and efficient manner - on schedule and on budget - is a vital skill to have and a real asset for any business and even any home project. Improve Your Project Management helps you to gain this important skill - using a progressive, step-by-step approach. Covering everything from building the right team chemistry to micro-managing finances and dealing with unexpected problems, this book will arm you with all you need to become a great project manager.NOT GOT MUCH TIME?One and five-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.AUTHOR INSIGHTSLots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.TEST YOURSELFTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGEExtra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of project management.FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBERQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.TRY THISInnovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
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Improve Your Memory

By Mark Channon
Authors:
Mark Channon
This new edition of a popular guide to improving your memory will help you improve your performance at work and sharpen your focus.Written by a former memory champion, Improve Your Memory: Sharpen Focus and Improve Performance shows how a radically improved memory can add real value, helping you build your career and your personal life. As well as offering practical techniques to help you remember numbers, dates and facts, it contains innovative insight into new ways of learning and processing information that could completely change your life. It includes the latest scientific perspectives on mental agility and has a motivational approach that will help you develop smart goals and achieve a more focused realization of them.
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  • Improve Your Chess: Teach Yourself

    By William Hartson
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    William Hartson
    Improve Your Chess will help you to improve your technique and master your game. This lively new edition is written by William Hartston, an experienced chess player and daily columnist for the Independent. It is structured in 75 easy-to-follow lessons, clearly demarcated by level, so that you are challenged throughout. You will get to grips with complex strategy and the meta-principles which rule the relationship between pieces and their co-operation throughout play. All new concepts are demonstrated by illustrated worked examples, and you will get a chance to see these principles borne out in grandmaster play. NOT GOT MUCH TIME?One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.AUTHOR INSIGHTSLots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the authors' many years of experience.TEST YOURSELFTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGEExtra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of chessFIVE THINGS TO REMEMBERQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.TRY THISInnovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
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    Improve Your Study Skills: Teach Yourself

    By Bernice Walmsley
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    Bernice Walmsley
    Whether you are embarking on a new course, undertaking professional or vocational training or simply want to pass your driving test, you will find this comprehensive and practical guide extremely useful. Full of information on how to maximize your study time, the book will enable you to think in a critical manner, write strong essays, reports and presentations and balance your studies with other commitments such as work or family life. It also offers hints on good revision and exam techniques. Authoritative and very readable, Improve Your Study Skills gives you the tools to succeed.NOT GOT MUCH TIME?One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.AUTHOR INSIGHTSLots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.TEST YOURSELFTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGEExtra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of study skills.FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBERQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.TRY THISInnovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
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  • Improve Your Time Management: Teach Yourself

    By Polly Bird
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    Polly Bird
    Is this the right book for me?Improve your Time Management is the definitive guide to the basics of time management - the art of organizing your life so that you are in control. You don't need complicated equipment, dozens of staff or a six-month break to learn how to save time and achieve more. All you need is a willingness to try some of the ideas in this book and the energy to start now.The book starts by asking you what you want to do with your life and explains how to work out how you really spend your time. It helps you to find out what you do that wastes time and tells you how to eliminate it then shows you how to plan your life better so that you deal with important activities and tasks at the most appropriate times. It tackles time-wasting activities such as paperwork, phone calls and meetings. And just to make sure that you aren't the only person in your office working at optimum efficiency, it explains how to instill good time management practices in your staff.By the time you finish the book, you will not only be using your time more effectively but will have more of it. This book will help you turn time into your best friend rather than your worst enemy.Improve Your Time Management includes:Chapter 1: Choose your personal prioritiesChapter 2: How much time have you got?Chapter 3: Plan your timeChapter 4: Using transition timeChapter 5: Conquer procrastinationChapter 6: Learn to say 'no'Chapter 7: Reduce paperworkChapter 8: Subdue your phoneChapter 9: Master your meetingsChapter 10: The art of delegatingChapter 11: Deal with information overloadChapter 12: Time management trainingLearn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and added features:Not got much time?One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.Author insightsLots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.Test yourselfTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.Extend your knowledgeExtra online articles to give you a richer understanding of time management.Try thisInnovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
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    Improve Your Copywriting: Teach Yourself

    By Jonathan Gabay
    Authors:
    Jonathan Gabay
    Fully revised for today's practical copywriting requirements, Improve your Copywriting, by one of the UK's leading copywriters, reveals some of advertising's greatest creative secrets.From planning to implementation, it will guide you step-by-step through copywriting skills for a range of disciplines, including:- the internet- radio and TV- business-to-business- public relations- recruitment- charities- ...and many more!Throughout the book you'll find quick tips and author insights summarizsng what you have read and exercises for you to do. A practical glossary with useful addresses will help you to build you skills even further.So if you are ready to have fun whilst learning how to succeed in one of the most exciting areas of marketing communications, read this book and explore your full copywriting potential.NOT GOT MUCH TIME?One and five-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.AUTHOR INSIGHTSLots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.TEST YOURSELFTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGEExtra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of copywriting.TRY THISInnovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
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  • The Internet and Email For The Over 50s: Teach Yourself

    By Bob Reeves
    Authors:
    Bob Reeves
    Is this the right book for me?Do you feel that you have been left behind in the technological revolution? Are you looking for sound, practical advice on getting the most out of email and the Internet? If so, The Internet and email for the Over 50s is exactly what you need! Focusing on a wide range of internet and email uses that are of particular relevance and interest to older computer users and the technologically terrified, including travel, shopping and much more, this book even covers online dating!The author approaches the subject in a highly accessible way, covering emailing, making calls over the Internet, shopping online, banking, setting up a blog and searching online. Starting from first basics, it begins with how to choose the right computer, software and peripherals. Made up of of self-contained chapters with the emphasis on what the computer is being used for, rather than scary technical stuff about the software needed, this book covers key areas of interest including: getting started with email, sending and receiving emails and attachments; making phone calls over the internet (VOIP etc), 'chatting' online; reading and writing blogs; keeping your personal information safe online and keeping your computer safe from viruses; finding what you need on the internet, shopping, banking and online auctions. Filled with clear instructions and supported with screenshots, tips, hints and a full 'jargon-busting' glossary, it assumes no prior knowledge of using the internet and email, guiding you with practical good humour to success.The Internet and Email for the Over 50s includes: Chapter 1: Choosing a computerChapter 2: Other equipment you might needChapter 3: Programs (software) you might needChapter 4: Getting started on your computerChapter 5: Setting up your email addressChapter 6: Sending and receiving emailsChapter 7: Sending and receiving email attachmentsChapter 8: Organizing email messages and contactsChapter 9: Getting started on the InternetChapter 10: Keeping organized when using the WebChapter 11: Making phone calls over the internetChapter 12: Chatting over the internetChapter 13: Getting involved with online communities Chapter 14: Reading and writing blogsChapter 15: Keeping your personal information safe onlineChapter 16: Keeping your computer safe from online threatsChapter 17: Arranging and booking your travelsChapter 18: Banking online and other financial servicesChapter 19: Buying from an online auctionChapter 20: Selling at an online auctionChapter 21: Doing your grocery shoppingChapter 22: Working and learningChapter 23: Accessing TV, radio and gamesChapter 24: Accessing music and filmsChapter 25: Dating onlineChapter 26: Websites for the over 50s Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features: Not got much time?One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.Author insightsLots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.Test yourselfTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.Extend your knowledgeExtra online articles to give you a richer understanding of the subject.Five things to rememberQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.Try thisInnovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
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    The Internet and Email For The Over 50s: Teach Yourself Ebook Epub

    By Bob Reeves
    Authors:
    Bob Reeves
    Do you feel that you have been left behind in the technological revolution? Are you looking for sound, practical advice on getting the most out of email and the Internet? If so, The Internet and email for the Over 50s is exactly what you need! Focusing on a wide range of internet and email uses that are of particular relevance and interest to older computer users and the technologically terrified, including travel, shopping and much more, this book even covers online dating!The author approaches the subject in a highly accessible way, covering emailing, making calls over the Internet, shopping online, banking, setting up a blog and searching online. Starting from first basics, it begins with how to choose the right computer, software and peripherals. Made up of of self-contained chapters with the emphasis on what the computer is being used for, rather than scary technical stuff about the software needed, this book covers key areas of interest including: getting started with email, sending and receiving emails and attachments; making phone calls over the internet (VOIP etc), 'chatting' online; reading and writing blogs; keeping your personal information safe online and keeping your computer safe from viruses; finding what you need on the internet, shopping, banking and online auctions. Filled with clear instructions and supported with screenshots, tips, hints and a full 'jargon-busting' glossary, it assumes no prior knowledge of using the internet and email, guiding you with practical good humour to success.NOT GOT MUCH TIME?One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.AUTHOR INSIGHTSLots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.TEST YOURSELFTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGEExtra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of the Internet and email.FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBERQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.TRY THISInnovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
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    Interview Success - Get the Edge: Teach Yourself

    By Julie Gray
    Authors:
    Julie Gray
    Are you facing a crucial interview and don't want to risk losing that job because you lack confidence or you think your interview skills aren't up to scratch? Fiercely practical, this book could be the answer to all your problems. Whether you only have a few hours to prepare or a few weeks, Julie Gray will guide you through all the techniques and strategies you need to give yourself the edge in a competitive market. Areas covered include:- Assessing whether you really want the job- 5 things interviewers want to know about you- Different interview types, including assessments centres- Knowing yourself and what you want- Researching your potential employer- What to expect in the questions- Knowing how to answer- Knowing what you want to ask them- Planning ahead- Getting into the zone: confidence boosters- How to dress, behave and speak- Tricky questions and how to handle them- Clawing back the positive when things don't go to planQuick and easy to use, 'Interview Success' makes it easy to focus on the areas of importance from avoiding clichéd answers to dealing with scary interviewers!
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    The Interview Coach: Teach Yourself

    By Patricia Scudamore, Hilton Catt
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    Patricia Scudamore, Hilton Catt
    By the end of this book you will be fully prepared to give an outstanding interview .- Identify your strengths and weaknesses- Understand what interviewers are looking for- Practice your answers to typical questions- Build your confidence to tackle any situation- Get the job you wantOther books help you talk the talk. The Teach Yourself Coach books helps you walk the walk.Who are you? * Anyone with an interview coming upWhere this book take you?* You will be fully prepared to give an outstanding interviewHow does it work?* A combination of practical tried-and-tested advice, and unique interactive exercisesWhen can you do it?* In your own time, at your own paceWhat else do you get?* Access to free online videos and printable resourcesWhy Teach Yourself®?* Teach Yourself books are trusted around the world and have helped sixty million people achieve their goals
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    Interviewing People Successfully in a Week: Teach Yourself

    By Mo Shapiro
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    Mo Shapiro
    The ability to interview people and select and hire the right candidate is crucial for anyone who wants to advance their career.Written by Mo Shapiro, a leading expert on interviewingas both a coach and a practitioner, this book quickly teaches you the insider secrets you need to know to in order create a brilliant team.The highly motivational 'in a week' structure of the book provides seven straightforward chapters explaining the key points, and at the end there are optional questions to ensure you have taken it all in. There are also cartoons and diagrams throughout, to help make this book a more enjoyable and effective learning experience.So what are you waiting for? Let this book put you on the fast track to success!
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    Introducing Management in a Week: Teach Yourself

    By Martin Manser
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    Martin Manser
    The ability to make a successful transition into management who wants to advance their career.Written by Martin Manser, a leading trainer of managers and highly-respected author, this book quickly teaches you the insider secrets you need to know to in order to seamlessly move up the career ladder.The highly motivational 'in a week' structure of the book provides seven straightforward chapters explaining the key points, and at the end there are optional questions to ensure you have taken it all in. There are also cartoons and diagrams throughout, to help make this book a more enjoyable and effective learning experience.So what are you waiting for? Let this book put you on the fast track to success!
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    Irish Grammar You Really Need to Know: Teach Yourself

    By Éamonn Ó Dónaill
    Authors:
    Éamonn Ó Dónaill
    Comprehensive and clear explanations of key grammar patterns and structures are reinforced and contextualized through authentic materials. You will not only learn how to construct grammar correctly, but when and where to use it so you sound natural and appropriate. Irish Grammar You Really Need to Know will help you gain the intuition you need to become a confident communicator in your new language.
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  • Islam - An Introduction: Teach Yourself

    By Ruqaiyyah Waris Maqsood
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    Ruqaiyyah Waris Maqsood
    Do you want to learn more about this fascinating and complex world religion? Islam - an Introduction is a complete guide to the history, beliefs, and practicalities of this often misunderstood faith. Fully updated, it also addresses the key questions currently surrounding the religion, including women's rights, terrorism and fundamentalism, to give you a better understanding of Islam in the world today. NOT GOT MUCH TIME?One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.AUTHOR INSIGHTSLots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.TEST YOURSELFTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGEExtra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of psychology.FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBERQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.TRY THISInnovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
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    The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Teach Yourself Ebook

    By Stewart Ross
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    Stewart Ross
    Understand the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict is the essential guide to one of the world's most distressing confrontations. Putting the present situation into its broader context and examining all perspectives, it unravels the origins and development of issues which make the headlines daily. Each aspect of this complex conflict is explained with engaging objectivity which will ensure you can examine the issues from all perspectives and in a social, political, historical and international framework.NOT GOT MUCH TIME?One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.AUTHOR INSIGHTSLots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGEExtra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding.FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBERQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.TRY THISInnovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
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    Italian Grammar You Really Need to Know: Teach Yourself

    By Anna Proudfoot
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    Anna Proudfoot
    Comprehensive and clear explanations of key grammar patterns and structures are reinforced and contextualized through authentic materials. You will not only learn how to construct grammar correctly, but when and where to use it so you sound natural and appropriate. "Italian Grammar You Really Need to Know will help you gain the intuition you need to become a confident communicator in your new language.
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