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Exclusive: Thyssenkrupp Opens Books in Sale of Plant-Building Unit | Investing News

By Christoph Steitz and Tom Käckenhoff

ESSEN, Germany (Reuters) – Thyssenkrupp has begun due diligence with potential bidders for its plant division as the German conglomerate accelerates a radical overhaul to sell or turn around ailing business units in the next two years, a top executive told Reuters.

In his first interview, Volkmar Dinstuhl, who oversees the divestment of non-core assets, said the company has opened the books to buyers of its plant-building units and received expressions of interest for its stainless steel division.


is also open to considering offers for its automotive and remaining industrial assets, said Dinstuhl, who heads up the group’s Multi-Tracks division, which houses businesses Thyssenkrupp no longer wants to own.

“Our goal is to find a solution for all our businesses within the next two years,” said Dinstuhl, the first time Thyssenkrupp has outlined a timeline for restructuring.

The Essen, Germany-based company, which makes

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10 books to read to start making real money from your side hustle

  • Many people are trying to start a side hustle during the pandemic, as rising unemployment and reduced hours are pushing them to look for creative, independent ways to make money.
  • But the desire to simply survive isn’t enough to make it as a professional side hustler, experts say.
  • Those who’ve successfully transitioned into working for themselves share with Business Insider the 10 books that helped them find success on the side. 
  • Whether it’s how to’s or a personal account of finding motivation, these books offer practical advice and actionable steps on transforming your passion project into a lucrative source of freedom. 
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Thanks to the coronavirus, unemployment is way up and so are new side hustles. Millions have been thrown out of work or seen their hours cut, and according to a host of surveys, many are responding by finding creative, independent ways to

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Read Any Good Books Lately? It Could Help Save Your Business

One of the vastly underappreciated aspects of Covid-19 incarceration, perhaps as a product of not driving to work or to anywhere else, has been the ability to finally whack away at the pile of “must read” books sitting on the bed stand and scattered throughout the house. It’s a rare luxury and actually something that was totally impossible to do in any office in America. Sitting still at your desk and reading a book on any subject, business-related or not, while everyone else was rushing around or pecking furiously at their phones or PCs was tantamount to high treason. If you weren’t actually busy, you had to at least look busy.

The closest analogues today are the mindless idiots in the White House who were afraid to be seen wearing a mask by Trump or his virus enablers. Everyone was supposed to take one for the team, roll the dice

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Online Books Market Next Big Thing | Amazon, Apple, McGraw Hill

Global Online Books Market Size, Status and Forecast 2019-2025 is latest research study released by HTF MI evaluating the market, highlighting opportunities, risk side analysis, and leveraged with strategic and tactical decision-making support. The study provides information on market trends and development, drivers, capacities, technologies, and on the changinginvestment structure of the Global Online Books Market. Some of the key players profiled in the study are Amazon, Apple, McGraw Hill, Sybex, Beacon Press, Adobe Press, John Wiley & Sons, Penguin Group, Blackwell Science, Random House, Springer, Bertelsmann, Sony & IReader Technology.

You can get free access to samples from the report here:https://www.htfmarketreport.com/sample-report/1888917-global-online-books-market

Online Books Market Overview:

In 2018, the global Online Books market size was xx million US$ and it is expected to reach xx million US$ by the end of 2025, with a CAGR of xx% during 2019-2025.

This report focuses on the global Online Books status, future forecast,

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7 Crazy-Simple Reasons Every New Entrepreneur Should Sell Used Books Online

It’s cool to be an entrepreneur. 

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I mean, think about it  —  you have the potential to earn much more than you would at most jobs and you get to be your own boss. 


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There is no one looking over your shoulder, underestimating or undervaluing you, and there is absolutely no one telling you what to do every moment of every day. 

Entrepreneurship is on the rise. As of 2015 there were 27 million Americans starting or running new businesses and that number is continuing to grow.

The question is :  How many of the 27 million Americans are actually turning a profit and how many are losing their life savings?

These stats worry me. I’ve been the guy losing everything because I was determined to make it but didn’t actually have the knowledge to do so. 

Related: Your First Year in Business 

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Netflix CEO Reed Hastings shares the management books that inspire him

  • Reed Hastings is the cofounder and co-CEO of Netflix, which has seen extraordinary growth during the pandemic as individuals search for indoor entertainment.
  • The streaming company added nearly as many new subscribers in the first half of this year as it did in all of 2019.
  • Hastings spoke with Insider’s Global Editor-in-Chief Nich Carlson on the podcast Starting Up about his new book, how he runs Netflix, and the books that inspired him.
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.


While some associate Netflix cofounder Reed Hastings with ushering in a new era of video entertainment, others know him for building one of the world’s most innovative companies with unusual corporate policies. These strategies may be controversial, but they also seem to work; Netflix, founded in 1997, has reached a $227 billion market cap since going public in 2002.

On a recent episode of the podcast Starting Up, Hastings told

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