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The Cubs Way: The Zen of Building the Best Team in Baseball and Breaking the Curse

CROWN. · CROWN
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

With inside access and reporting, Sports Illustrated senior baseball writer and FOX Sports analyst Tom Verducci reveals how Theo Epstein and Joe Maddon built, led, and inspired the Chicago Cubs team that broke the longest championship drought in sports, chronicling their epic journey to become...
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Avid Reader: A Life

Robert Gottlieb · Farrar
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

A spirited and revealing memoir by the most celebrated editor of his timeAfter editing The Columbia Review, staging plays at Cambridge, and a stint in the greeting-card department of Macy's, Robert Gottlieb stumbled into a job at Simon and Schuster. By the time he left to run Alfred A. Knopf...
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Driven to Distraction at Work: How to Focus and Be More Productive

Ned Hallowell · Harvard Bus Review Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Are you driven to distraction at work?Bestselling author Edward M. Hallowell, MD, the world's leading expert on ADD and ADHD, has set his sights on a new goal: helping people feel more in control and productive at work.You know the feeling: you can't focus; you feel increasingly...
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J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2017: For Preparing Your 2016 Tax Return

J. K. Lasser Institute. · John Wiley & Sons
Pages: 816
Format: Print book

America's number-one all-time best-selling tax guide, with 2,500 money-saving tips J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2017 puts America's most trusted tax advice to work to help you with your 2016 tax return. Reader-friendly and easy to use, this book answers your most pressing questions to help...
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The Compassionate Achiever: How Helping Others Fuels Success

Christopher L Kukk · Harper One
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

A powerful, practical guide for cultivating compassion - the scientifically proven foundation for personal achievement and success at work, at home, and in the community.For decades, we've been told the key to prosperity is to look out for number one. But recent science shows that to achieve...
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Agile Selling: Get Up to Speed Quickly in Today's Ever-Changing Sales World

Jill Konrath · Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Pages: 250
Format: Hardcover

Sales expert Jill Konrath offers powerful strategies for sales proficiency in ever-changing situations When sales people are promoted, change jobs, or face new business environments, they inevitably need to learn new skills quickly. This rapid change is often overwhelming, and sellers...
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Good for the Money: My Fight to Pay Back America

Bob Benmosche · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 271
Format: Print book

In 2009, at the peak of the financial crisis, AIG - the American insurance behemoth - was sinking fast. It was the peg upon which the nation hung its ire and resentment during the financial crisis: the pinnacle of Wall Street arrogance and greed. When Bob Benmosche climbed aboard...
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The Happiness Track: How to Apply the Science of Happiness to Accelerate Your Success

Emma Seppala · HarperOne
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

A leading expert on health psychology, well-being, and resilience argues that happiness is the key to fast tracking our professional and personal success.Everyone wants to be happy and successful. And yet the pursuit of both has never been more elusive. As work and personal demands rise,...
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Pathways to Possibility: Transforming Our Relationship with Ourselves, Each Other, and the World

Rosamund Stone Zander · Viking
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

"Rosamund Zander is a miracle. Her generous voice will resonate with you, change you and help you create work that matters." - Seth Godin, author of The Icarus Deception"Fresh, compelling, and uplifting." - BOOKLIST The bestselling author of The Art of Possibility...
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The Big Picture: The Fight for the Future of Movies

Ben Fritz · Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The stunning metamorphosis of twenty-first-century Hollywood and what lies ahead for the art and commerce of film In the past decade, Hollywood has endured a cataclysm on a par with the end of silent film and the demise of the studio system. Stars and directors have seen their power dwindle,...
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Knock 'em Dead Hiring the Best: Proven Tactics for Successful Employee Selection

Martin Yate · Adams Media
Format: Paperback

How to select exceptional employees!You cannot manage productively without first hiring effectively, yet all too often this most important of all management skills is overlooked--as if on promotion into management, a manager becomes mysteriously endowed with all the critical skills of intelligent...
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Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It

Christopher Voss · HarperBusiness
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A former international hostage negotiator for the FBI offers a new, field-tested approach to high-stakes negotiations - whether in the boardroom or at home.After a stint policing the rough streets of Kansas City, Missouri, Chris Voss joined the FBI, where his career as a hostage negotiator...
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Treating People Well: The Extraordinary Power of Civility at Work and in Life

Lea Berman · Scribner
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A guide to personal and professional empowerment through civility and social skills, written by two White House Social Secretaries who offer an important fundamental message - everyone is important and everyone deserves to be treated well.Former White House social secretaries Lea Berman,...
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Leaders: Myth and Reality

Stanley McChrystal · Portfolio
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

The bestselling author of Team of Teams dismantles the Great Man theory of leadership, by profiling leaders whose real stories defy their legends.Retired four-star general Stan McChrystal has studied leadership his whole adult life, from his first day at West Point to his most recent work...
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