|Start & Run a Computer Repair Service (Self-Counsel Press Business)||Lynn Spry and Philip Spry||Start & Run a Computer Repair Service is ideal for entrepreneurs interested in opening and operating a computer repair shop and/or mobile on-site repair business. Professionals with a background in IT, retail, and related fields are often interested in branching out on their own. This book examines the nuts and bolts of starting a business in the North America, then delves into the specifics of retail and mobile repair shop ownership and operation.|
|Sprawl Repair Manual||Galina Tachieva|| There is a wealth of research and literature explaining suburban sprawl and the urgent need to retrofit suburbia. However, until now there has been no single guide that directly explains how to repair typical sprawl elements. The Sprawl Repair Manual demonstrates a step-by-step design process for the re-balancing and re-urbanization of suburbia into more sustainable, economical, energy- and resource-efficient patterns, from the region and the community to the block and the individual building. As Galina Tachieva asserts in this exceptionally useful book, sprawl repair will require a proactive and aggressive approach, focused on design, regulation and incentives. The Sprawl Repair Manual is a much-needed, single-volume reference for fixing sprawl, incorporating changes into the regulatory system, and implementing repairs through incentives and permitting strategies. This manual specifies the expertise that’s needed and details the techniques and algorithms of sprawl repair within the context of reducing the financial and ecological footprint of urban growth. The Sprawl Repair Manual draws on more than two decades of practical experience in the field of repairing and building communities to analyze the current pattern of sprawl development, disassemble it into its elemental components, and present a process for transforming them into human-scale, sustainable elements. The techniques are illustrated both two- and three-dimensionally, providing users with clear methodologies for the sprawl repair interventions, some of which are radical, but all of which will produce positive results.|
|Working Windows, 3rd: A Guide to the Repair and Restoration of Wood Windows||Terry Meany||This definitive book covers the operation, care, repair, and restoration of all kinds of wood windows, along with chapters on weather-stripping, repainting, and refinishing.|
|LLC vs. S-Corp vs. C-Corp Explained in 100 Pages or Less||Mike Piper||The "LLC, S-Corp, or C-Corp" question is one of essential importance:Make the right decision, and you'll be paying less tax; you'll know your personal assets are protected from lawsuits against your business; and you might even save yourself some money on accounting and legal fees.Make the wrong decision, and you'll be throwing away money to Uncle Sam; you'll be wasting money on legal bills; and you'll be only a lawsuit away from losing your home and other personal assets.Find the following, explained in plain-English with no legal jargon:The basics of sole proprietorship, partnership, LLC, S-Corp, and C-Corp taxation.How to protect your personal assets from lawsuits against your business.When the protection offered by an LLC will work. (And more importantly, when it will not!)Which business structures could reduce your federal income tax or self-employment tax.|
|Surprisingly Simple: LLC vs. S-Corp vs. C-Corp Explained in 100 Pages or Less||Mike Piper||The "LLC, S-Corp, or C-Corp" question is one of essential importance:Make the right decision, and you'll be paying less tax; you'll know your personal assets are protected from lawsuits against your business; and you might even save yourself some money on accounting and legal fees.Make the wrong decision, and you'll be throwing away money to Uncle Sam; you'll be wasting money on legal bills; and you'll be only a lawsuit away from losing your home and other personal assets.Find the following, explained in plain-English with no legal jargon:The basics of sole proprietorship, partnership, LLC, S-Corp, and C-Corp taxation.How to protect your personal assets from lawsuits against your business.When the protection offered by an LLC will work. (And more importantly, when it will not!)Which business structures could reduce your Federal income tax or Self-Employment Tax.Which structures can reduce your chances of getting audited.Why LLCs are so popular recently (and why-perhaps-they shouldn't be). |
|The Care of Fine Books||Jane Greenfield||Jane Greenfield, advisor in rare book conservation at Yale University Library, is a leading authority on preservation and repair. After attending the New York School of Applied Design, she operated her own bindery for several years, enabling her to write from an unusual level of both education and experience. Here she offers a concise yet thorough discussion of book construction, storage, handling, cleaning, and repair, as well as essential expert advice on how to properly store and handle books of value in order to protect them from fire, flood, theft, and common wear and tear. With a new introduction by bestselling author Nicholas A. Basbanes, this is an indispensable volume for bibliophiles of every description.|
|Guide to Organisation Design: Creating high-performing and adaptable enterprises (The Economist)||Naomi Stanford||Business failure is not limited to start ups. In America alone between 1990 and 2000, there were over 6.3 million business start-ups and over 5.7 million business shut-downs.Risk of failure can be greatly reduced through effective organisational design that encourages high performance and adaptability to changing circumstances. Organisation design is a straightforward business process but curiously managers rarely talk about it and even more rarely take steps to consciously design or redesign their business for success. This new Economist guide explores the five principles of effective organisation design, which are that it must be:driven by the business strategy and the operating context (not by a new IT system, a new leader wanting to make an impact, or some other non-business reason).involve holistic thinking about the organisationbe for the future rather than for nownot to be undertaken lightly—it is resource intensive even when going wellbe seen as a fundamental process not a repair job. (Racing cars are designed and built. They are then kept in good repair.)|
|Liquid Leather Leather Touch Up Recolor Kit||Liquid Leather Leather Touch Up Recolor Kit
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Leather auto upholstery
7 x Intermixable colors
Grain paper packet
Color match guide
|The Laptop Repair Workbook: An Introduction to Troubleshooting and Repairing Laptop Computers||Morris Rosenthal||This book will help you troubleshoot your laptop problem and take the most cost effective approach to repairing it, getting it repaired, or replacing it. But the troubleshooting process depends on your observations of the symptoms and your willingness to keep your mind open to solutions other than your first impression, or those suggested by friends who say they had "exactly the same problem." If the laptop is still usable but acts up, pay close attention to when and where it acts up, whether the problem always occurs after the laptop has been moved, or shut-down for the night, or running all day. Even the weather plays a part in troubleshooting some problems, so try to read through all of the general troubleshooting sections, just to get a feel for the things that go wrong with different components. If it doesn't make you into a laptop hypochondriac, it will make you a stronger diagnostician.You may notice we don't talk about the razzle-dazzle technology of computer components in this book. The reason is simple. You can't upgrade or repair your laptop by using the latest technology available, nor can you save money by repairing it with older technology rescued from a random laptop at the recycling center. You have to use the exact parts your laptop was engineered to work with. Hard drives and memory are the only replaceable parts that are often compatible between models of a similar vintage. For some readers, the lack of an illustrated discussion on how hard drives store data bits will take some fun out of the book, but that knowledge can't help you when it comes to troubleshooting. There are plenty of books with beautiful color illustrations that try to explain basic computer technology, but they do so at the expense of helping you solve real laptop problems.Two final notes about using this workbook. First, if your laptop is in warranty, it doesn't make any sense to take it apart in hopes of fixing something yourself. This book can still help you troubleshoot the problem to determine if it's a software setting or incorrect use, which may save you sending the laptop out for repair. Second, feel free to cut out the twelve flowcharts in the second half of the book and staple them together. This will save on page flipping as you read the expanded explanations of the decision symbols. It's a workbook, not English literature.The Laptop Repair Workbook includes twelve full page troubleshooting flowcharts for laptop hardware troubleshooting and explanatory text for every decision point. The book begins with an introduction to basic laptop terminology, troubleshooting procedures, and cost decisions. Supplementary illustrated tests and procedures are available on the publisher's website and an ebook version is also available direct from the publisher.|
|The Golden Motorcycle Gang: A Story of Transformation||Jack Canfield and William Gladstone|| Have you ever asked yourself why you are on planet Earth? And what the ultimate purpose for your life might be? Well, Jack Canfield asked himself this very question and came up with a surprising answer—part of which included a vision revealing that he is part of a “Golden Motorcycle Gang”—a gang whose intent is to have fun, but also to make significant contributions to the well-being of humanity. During a joyful dinner many years ago in Santa Barbara, California, Jack told his friend William Gladstone about the Gang. Upon hearing this account, William had an epiphany that Jack’s story held a powerful underlying truth not only explaining Jack’s true purpose, but William’s as well. For more than ten years, William encouraged Jack to write a book based on the story of the Gang, so they have now collaborated on this work to show you its relevance to this critical moment in the history of human civilization . . . and also to you, personally. As you read, you will be introduced to some of the extraordinary members of the Golden Motorcycle Gang, including visionary thinkers such as Barbara Marx Hubbard, the originator of the concept of Conscious Evolution. The mystery and adventure inherent in this book reveals that there is now the opportunity for all of us on planet Earth to make a quantum leap in real time toward choosing the actual course of our evolution. Along the way, we are meant to experience the joy that comes from recognizing who we really are. Perhaps, as you embark on Jack’s journey along with him . . . you will find that you are also a member of the Golden Motorcycle Gang! So get ready for the adventure of your life! |