This is an East Coast spin on the start-up explosion. Finding himself at the crossroads of 50 and unemployed in an age-discriminating time, journalist and author Lyons took a career detour to tech start-up HubSpot, an e-mail spam seller. It didn't take long for him to figure out that the Boston-based company wasn't exempt from the Silicon Valley start-up craziness, including unorthodox practices like being forced to talk to a teddy bear and take a multitude of IQ tests.
Readers will hit the ground running with this concise guide to Skype. The book explains basics such as how to set up an account and how to add friends, family, and other contacts. It also discusses some of the program's more advanced features, such as how to change views, set a particular status, and conduct video and audio-only calls. Readers learn how to parlay the benefits of this free service to stay in touch with personal and business contacts with this easy guide.
In her first book in more than 30 years, supermodel Christie Brinkley shares the secrets she's learned on what to eat, how to apply makeup like a pro, and what to wear to look like a knock out. She has the face and body of a 30-year-old and she just turned 60!
From two leading experts in education and entrepreneurship, an urgent call for the radical re-imagining of American education so that we better equip students for the realities of the twenty-first century economy.