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A History of the United States in Five Crashes: Stock Market Meltdowns That Defined a Nation

SCOTT NATIONS · William Morrow
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

In this absorbing, smart, and accessible blend of economic and cultural history in the vein of the works of Michael Lewis and Andrew Ross Sorkin, a financial executive and CNBC contributor examines the five most significant stock market crashes in the United States over the past century,...
Machine, Platform, Crowd: Harnessing the Digital Revolution

ANDREW MCAFEE · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From the authors of the best-selling The Second Machine Age, a leader's guide to success in a rapidly changing economy.We live in strange times. A machine plays the strategy game Go better than any human; upstarts like Apple and Google destroy industry stalwarts such as Nokia; ideas from...
The End of Advertising: Why It Had to Die, and the Creative Resurrection to Come

Andrew Essex · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A recovering Mad Man throws down the ultimate challenge to his profession: Innovate or die.The ad apocalypse is upon us. Today millions are downloading ad-blocking software, and still more are paying subscription premiums to avoid ads. This $600 billion industry is now careening toward...
Insight: Why We're Not as Self-Aware as We Think, and How Seeing Ourselves Clearly Helps Us Succeed at Work and in Life

Tasha Eurich · Crown Business
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

The first definitive book on the science of self-awareness, Insight is a fascinating journey into everyone's favorite topic: themselves.Do you understand who you really are? Or how others really see you? We all know people with a stunning lack of self-awareness - but how often do we consider...
The Perfect Mix: Everything I Know About Leadership I Learned as a Bartender

Helen N Rothberg · Atria Books
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of the popular business classics Leadership Is an Art and What They Don't Teach You at Harvard Business School, Dr. Helen Rothberg, a sought-after consultant to CEOs and entrepreneurs, reveals memorable insights about leadership developed while she worked as a bartender...
Change the Way You Change!: 5 Roles of Leaders Who Accelerate Business Performance

R KENDALL LYMAN · Greenleaf Book Group Press
Format: Hardcover

Accelerate Leadership and Get Results Great leaders of change positively impact business performance by fundamentally working differently than most leaders in three ways. First, they change how they think and talk about change. Second, they change their approach to change by engaging both...
Lead Yourself First: Inspiring Leadership Through Solitude

Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A guide to the role of solitude in good leadership, including profiles of historical and contemporary figures who have used solitude to lead with courage, creativity, and strength.Throughout history, leaders have used solitude as a matter of course. Eisenhower wrote memoranda to himself...
The New Pioneers: How Entrepreneurs Are Defying the System to Rebuild the Cities and Towns of America

J P Faber · BenBella Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Imagine a world where there are no building codes, no licensing requirements, no permit fees, no inspectors - no rules or regulations, only common sense and the desire to build something better. This is the world that forged America, the land where the early pioneers and town developers...