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What If It Does Work Out?: How a Side Hustle Can Change Your Life

Susie Moore · Ixia Press
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

"Susie Moore is a powerhouse ... highly energetic, positive, generous and creative." - Bruce Littlefield, New York Times bestselling authorThink about that hobby, that talent, which you joyfully engage in outside of your day job. Do you want to start transforming that passion...
 
 
Give People Money: How a Universal Basic Income Would End Poverty, Revolutionize Work, and Remake the World

ANNIE LOWREY · Crown
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A brilliantly reported, global look at universal basic income - a stipend given to every citizen - and why it might be necessary for our age of rising inequality, persistent poverty, and dazzling technology Imagine if every month the government deposited $1,000 into your checking account,...
 
 
Borrowed Time: Two Centuries of Booms, Busts, and Bailouts at Citi

James Freeman · HarperBusiness
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The alarming, untold story of Citigroup - one of the largest financial institutions in the world - from its founding in 1812 to its role in the 2008 financial crisis, and the many near-death experiences in between.During the 2008 financial crisis, we were told that Citi was a victim of events...
 
 
Fair Shot: Rethinking Inequality and How We Earn

CHRIS HUGHES · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes makes the case that one percenters like him should pay their fortune forward in a radically simple way: a guaranteed income for working people.The first half of Chris Hughes' life played like a movie reel right out of the "American Dream." He grew...
 
 
The Airbnb Story: How Three Ordinary Guys Disrupted an Industry, Made Billions . . . and Created Plenty of Controversy

LEIGH GALLAGHER · HOUGHTON MIFFLIN HARCOURT
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

This is the remarkable behind-the-scenes story of the creation and growth of Airbnb, the online lodging platform that has become, in under a decade, the largest provider of accommodations in the world. At first just the wacky idea of cofounders Brian Chesky, Joe Gebbia, and Nathan Blecharczyk,...
 
 
The Marine Corps Way to Win on Wall Street: 11 Key Principles from Battlefield to Boardroom

Ken Marlin · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Many Americans view Wall Street as a bastion of greed and corruption; a place that attracts people who don't deserve the money they make but are willing to break the law to get more of it. Yet for all their mistrust, many of these same Americans believe that Wall Street is essential for our economy...
 
 
Lab Rats: How Silicon Valley Made Work Miserable for the Rest of Us

Dan Lyons · Hachette Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Why do so many Americans hate their jobs? From New York Times bestselling author Dan Lyons, Lab Rats is a groundbreaking, incisive examination of how the internet--and ideas championed by Silicon Valley powerbrokers--changed the way we work, damaged our brains, and left us poorer and insecure.In...
 
 
Imperfect Courage: Live a Life of Purpose by Leaving Comfort and Going Scared

Jessica Honegger · WaterBrook
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The founder of the popular fair trade jewelry brand Noonday Collection shares her story of starting the rapid-growing business that impacts over 4,400 artisans in vulnerable communities across the globe and invites readers on a journey of transformation, challenging them to trade their...
 
 
The Euro: How a Common Currency Threatens the Future of Europe

Joseph E Stiglitz · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

Can Europe prosper without the euro?In 2010, the 2008 global financial crisis morphed into the "eurocrisis." It has not abated. The 19 countries of Europe that share the euro currency -- the eurozone -- have been rocked by economic stagnation and debt crises. Some countries have...
 
 
Talking to My Daughter About the Economy: or, How Capitalism Works--and How It Fails

YANIS VAROUFAKIS · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

In Talking to My Daughter About the Economy, activist Yanis Varoufakis, Greece's former finance minister and the author of the international bestseller Adults in the Room, pens a series of letters to his young daughter, educating her about the business, politics, and corruption of world...
 
 
Family Inc.: Using Business Principles to Maximize Your Family's Wealth

Douglas P McCormick · John Wiley & Sons
Pages: 272
Format: eBook

Actionable, intelligent CFO training for the Chief Family Financial Officer Family Inc. is a roadmap to financial security for the family CFO. Too much personal wealth management advice essentially boils down to goal-setting, which isn't helpful or effective in terms of overall financial...
 
 
The Divide: Global Inequality from Conquest to Free Markets

JASON HICKEL · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Global inequality doesn't just exist; it has been created.More than four billion people -- some 60 percent of humanity -- live in debilitating poverty, on less than $5 per day. The standard narrative tells us this crisis is a natural phenomenon, having to do with things like climate and geography...
 
 
Wisdom at Work: The Making of a Modern Elder

Chip Conley · Currency
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Experience is making a comeback. Learn how to repurpose your wisdom.At age 52, after selling the company he founded and ran as CEO for 24 years, rebel boutique hotelier Chip Conley was looking at an open horizon in midlife. Then he received a call from the young founders of Airbnb, asking...
 
 
From the Ground Up: A Journey to Reimagine the Promise of America

Howard Schultz · Random House
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

From the #1 bestselling author and former Starbucks CEO, here is a story that is part dramatic memoir, part blueprint of the new responsibilities that leaders and citizens share in America today. The book weaves two parallel narratives to show how experiences from Howard Schultz's troubled...
 
 
Imagine It Forward: Courage, Creativity, and the Power of Change

Beth Comstock · Currency
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

From one of today's foremost innovation leaders, an inspiring and practical guide to mastering change in the face of uncertainty. The world will never be slower than it is right now, says Beth Comstock, the former Vice Chair and head of marketing and innovation at GE. But confronting...