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Dave Donelson's Books

The Dynamic Manager's Guide To Practical Management
Jul.31.2011
  Successfully managing a business takes knowledge, skills, and guts. The best managers constantly study finances, marketing, employee motivation, merchandising, and much more. Practical Management is based on interviews with retailers, manufacturers, service providers, wholesalers, restaurateurs, and others. Their stories of success—and failure—contain lessons for managers in...
The Dynamic Manager's Guide To Creative Selling
Feb.19.2011
Creative Selling works in good economies and bad, whether you’re selling widgets or financial services, roaming a nationwide territory or confined to a retail store. Dave Donelson makes selling a creative act.  Following his system, you’ll create new demand for your products and services, find more new customers, and develop closer, stronger relationships with your...
The Dynamic Manager's Guide To Marketing & Advertising
Oct.30.2010
Businesses that thrive-and the managers who run them-have one thing in common: they make their decisions based on meeting their customers' needs. They are good marketers. Dave Donelson distills the experiences of hundreds of such business owners-and his own as an entrepreneur and consultant-into this guide to attracting customers, persuading them to buy, and turning them into...
Heart Of Diamonds, 2nd edition
Dec.29.2009
Corruption at the highest levels of government, greed in the church and brutality among warring factions make the Congo a very dangerous place for television journalist Valerie Grey.  Amid the bloody violence of that country's endless civil war, Grey uncovers a deadly diamond-smuggling scheme that reaches from the heart of the Congo to the White House by way of a famous...
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Sep.01.2008
Covering the endless civil war in the Congo seems like the perfect way for television journalist Valerie Grey to escape the tangles of her personal life. But complications arise—most of them red-hot dangerous—when she stumbles onto a diamond smuggling scheme that begins in the Congo and leads to the White House. In a plot-driving twist, the diamonds come from a mine owned by...
Hunting Elf, a doggone Christmas story
Nov.17.2006
A puppy for Christmas! What could be better? Dan McCoy and his capable wife June find out when Santa gives them a frolicsome hairball named Elf, a Silky Terrier on the Christmas wish list of nefarious dognappers who want to steal him in a murderous scheme to win “Best In Show” at Westminster. Elf foils the plot when he brings Macy’s Parade to a tumultuous halt in a comedic canine...