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The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact

CHIP HEATH · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times bestselling authors of Switch and Made to Stick explore why certain brief experiences can jolt us and elevate us and change us - and how we can learn to create such extraordinary moments in our life and work. While human lives are endlessly variable, our most memorable...
A Truck Full of Money

Tracy Kidder · Random House Publishing Group
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

"A perfectly executed, exquisitely reported parable of the Internet age and the wild, mad adventure that is start-up culture." - Charles Duhigg Fortune, mania, genius, philanthropy - the bestselling author of Mountains Beyond Mountains gives us the inspiring story of Paul English,...
The Speed of Sound: Breaking the Barriers Between Music and Technology: A Memoir

Thomas Dolby · Flatiron Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The remarkable story of rising to the top of the music charts, a second act as a tech pioneer, and the sustaining power of creativity and art.Thomas Dolby's hit songs "She Blinded Me with Science" and "Hyperactive!" catapulted him to international fame in the early 80's....
How to Get Money for College 2018

PETERSON'S. · Peterson's

How to Get Money for College 2018 is a great resource for students looking to supplement their federal financial aid package with aid from colleges and universities. This comprehensive directory points students and their families to complete and accurate information on need-based and non-need...
A Field Guide to Lies: Critical Thinking in the Information Age

Daniel J Levitin · Dutton
Pages: 292
Format: Print book

From The New York Times bestselling author of THE ORGANIZED MIND and THIS IS YOUR BRAIN ON MUSIC, a primer to the critical thinking that is more necessary now than ever. We are bombarded with more information each day than our brains can process - especially in election season. It's raining...
Shortfall: Family Secrets, Financial Collapse, and a Hidden History of American Banking

Alice Echols · The New Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Shortfall opens with a surprise discovery in an attic - boxes filled with letters and documents hidden for more than seventy years - and launches into a fast-paced story that uncovers the dark secrets in Echols's family - an upside-down version of the building and loan story at the center...
Overcomplicated: Technology at the Limits of Comprehension

Samuel Arbesman · Penguin Books
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

The acclaimed author of The Half-Life of Facts explains the challenges of overly complex technology. On July 8th, 2015, something weird happened. The NYSE computers went down and trading was suspended for several hours. The culprit wasn't hackers or a rogue algorithm. It was just... a glitch....
Shapeholders: Business Success in the Age of Activism

Mark Kennedy · Columbia University Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Today, all it takes is one organizational misstep to sink a company's reputation. Social media can be a strict ethical enforcer, with the power to convince thousands to boycott products and services. Executives are stuck on appeasing stakeholders -- shareholders, employees, and consumers...
Born on Third Base: A One Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality, Bringing Wealth Home, and Committing to the Common Good

Chuck Collins · Chelsea Green
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

As inequality grabs headlines, steals the show in presidential debates, and drives deep divides between the haves and have nots in America, class war brews. On one side, the wealthy wield power and advantage, wittingly or not, to keep the system operating in their favor -- all while retreating...
Great American Outpost: Dreamers, Mavericks, and the Making of an Oil Frontier

Maya Rao · PublicAffairs
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The story of a twenty-first century American frontier--where the free market reigns supreme as profiteers rush to develop a massive new oilfield.The word was that you could earn $17,000 a month in the Bakken Oilfield of North Dakota. So they flooded in: the profiteers, deadbeats, ex-cons,...
Millennial Money: How Young Investors Can Build a Fortune

Patrick O'Shaughnessy · Palgrave MacMillan Trade
Format: Hardcover

Fact: the Millennial Generation will not be able to rely on pensions and social security in retirement. Instead, they will have to save and invest in the global stock market to meet their goals. When it comes to thinking about money, Millennials are, as a generation, different from their...
Trading For Dummies

Michael Griffis · For Dummies; 3 edition
Format: Paperback

Make informed trading decisions regardless of the markets condition Savvy traders can make money in both up and down markets. Trading For Dummies is for investors at all levels who are looking for a clear guide to successfully trading stocks in any type of market. It is also for investors...
Clean Protein: The Revolution that Will Reshape Your Body, Boost Your Energy—and Save Our Planet

Kathy Freston · Weinstein Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Join the CLEAN PROTEIN revolution and lose weight, feel stronger, and live longer.Food and wellness experts Kathy Freston and Bruce Friedrich have spent years researching the future of protein. They've talked to the food pioneers and the nutrition scientists, and now they've distilled what...
Food truck strategy : simple steps to launch your food truck

Jeffery S Fulson · Jeffery S. Fulson
Pages: 146
Format: Print book

A manual for food-business oriented entrepreneurs.
Dollars and Sense: How We Misthink Money and How to Spend Smarter

Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Blending humor and behavioral economics, the New York Times bestselling author of Predictably Irrational delves into the truly illogical world of personal finance to help people better understand why they make bad financial decisions, and gives them the knowledge they need to make better...