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Roadmap: The Get-It-Together Guide for Figuring Out What to Do with Your Life

Nathan Gebhard · Chronicle Books
Format: Print book

This welcome antidote to the conventional career guide answers the old question - "So, what are you going to do with your life?" - in a groundbreaking way. From the team behind the campus and online resource and the inspirational TV series in its eleventh season, ROADMAP helps...
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Financially Fearless: The LearnVest Program for Taking Control of Your Money

Alexa von Tobel · Crown Business; F First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Finally, a financial plan that lets you be YOU, only richer. It’s time to throw away all your old notions of what financial advice should look like. Because if you’re looking for a book to put you on an austerity savings plan that has you giving up vacations and lattes,...
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The Alternative Answer: The Nontraditional Investments That Drive the World's Best-Performing Portfolios

Bob Rice · HarperBusiness; 1 edition
Format: Print book

The Alternative Answer by Bob Rice is the first book to explain the new world of alternative investing strategies, showing how to use these new products for inflation-protected income, risk-adjusted growth, and long-term wealth transfer.The Yale Endowment keeps only 6% of its investments...
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The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever

Michael Bungay Stanier · Box of Crayons Press
Pages: 242
Format: Print book

Coaching is an essential skill for leaders. But for most busy, overworked managers, coaching employees is done badly, or not at all. They're just too busy, and it's too hard to change. But what if managers could coach their people in 10 minutes or less? In Michael Bungay Stanier's...
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Miss Manners Minds Your Business

Judith Martin · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A witty guide to managing a real life wisely in a work-centered world. What do your colleagues, overlords, underlings, clients, and customers have in common? Not knowing how much they annoy you. Not to mention how much you may be annoying them. The route from cubicle to corner office is strewn...
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The Case Against Sugar

Gary Taubes · Knopf
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

From the best-selling author of Why We Get Fat, a groundbreaking, eye-opening exposé that makes the convincing case that sugar is the tobacco of the new millennium: backed by powerful lobbies, entrenched in our lives, and making us very sick. Among Americans, diabetes is more prevalent...
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MOXIE: The Secret to Bold and Gutsy Leadership

John Baldoni · Bibliomotion
Format: Hardcover

Leaders today need to be mindful of their circumstances as well as mindful of their own strengths and shortcomings. They need to have the disposition to succeed as well as the inner resourcefulness to persevere. Leaders must be willing to do things differently but also draw on tried and true...
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Get a Financial Life: Personal Finance in Your Twenties and Thirties

Beth Kobliner · Touchstone
Pages: 330
Format: Paperback

A completely revised and updated fourth edition of the New York Times bestseller, designed to guide younger adults through the world of personal finance.More than ever before, people in their twenties and thirties need help getting their financial lives in order. And who could blame them?...
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Headhunter hiring secrets 2.0 : how to fire up your career and land your ideal job

Skip Freeman · Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Pages: 312
Format: Print book

Can 50, 000 Job Hunters be Wrong? Well, maybe, but highly doubtful Over 50, 000 job hunters used the ground-breaking, revolutionary tactics and strategies featured in the international best-selling job hunting book "Headhunter Hiring Secrets: The Rules of the Hiring Game Have Changed...
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The Virgin Way: Everything I Know About Leadership

Richard Branson · Portfolio
Format: Hardcover

While building the Virgin Group over forty years, Richard Branson has never shied away from seemingly outlandish challenges that others (including his own colleagues on several occasions) considered sheer lunacy. He has taken on giants like British Airways and won, and monsters like Coca-Cola...
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The Artist's Compass: The Complete Guide to Building a Life and a Living in the Performing Arts

Rachel Moore · Touchstone
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

An inspiring, real world guide for artists in the classic bestselling tradition of What Color Is Your Parachute? that shows how to build a successful, stable career in the performing arts, from the President and CEO of the Los Angeles Music Center who has carved her own success through...
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An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back

Elisabeth Rosenthal · Penguin Press
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times bestseller.At a moment of drastic political upheaval, An American Sickness is a shocking investigation into our dysfunctional healthcare system - and offers practical solutions to its myriad problems."Patients can save thousands of dollars by purchasing An American...
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Roadside MBA: Back Road Lessons for Entrepreneurs, Executives and Small Business Owners

Michael Mazzeo · Business Plus
Format: Hardcover

While playing hooky from a conference in Boston a few years back, three former colleagues from Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management hopped in a car and headed on a road trip. They pulled into a shoe store in Maine and noticed that the sales help was unusually pushy. After a few questions,...
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How to Retire the Cheapskate Way: The Ultimate Cheapskate's Guide to a Better, Earlier, Happier Retirement

Jeff Yeager · Crown Business
Pages: 308
Format: Paperback

Unlike most retirement planning and lifestyle books that focus on investing - or at the other end of the spectrum, on how to get the senior discount on a Grand Slam Breakfast at Denny's - this new book from Jeff Yeager, America's favorite cheapskate, makes the compelling case that you can have...
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The Fifth Trimester: The Working Mom's Guide to Style, Sanity, and Big Success After Baby

Lauren Smith Brody · Doubleday
Pages: 319
Format: Hardcover

The Fifth Trimester is your new best friend: a brilliant, tells-it-like-it-is guide that helps moms cope with the demands of the real world after the baby arrives The first three trimesters (and the fourth - those blurry newborn days) are for the baby, but the Fifth Trimester is when...
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The Boomer's Ultimate Guide to Social Media Marketing: Learn How to Navigate the Digital Highway

Kalynn Amadio · Maven House Pr
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Are you a baby boomer business professional struggling to make sense of the new digital era? This book is a travel guide designed to teach you how to build a successful social media marketing strategy. You ll learn that social media is a way to get in front of ideal prospects, to increase...
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Resumes That Stand Out!: Tips for College Students and Recent Grads for Writing a Superior Resume and Securing an Interview

L. Xavier Cano · Chester Publishing
Format: Print book

Let's face it. The world is changing. As a college student or recent graduate, having a superior resume is a MUST in this competitive environment and the first step toward standing out. -What information is essential to include in a resume? -How do you incorporate "buzz"...
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The Crowdfunding Handbook: Raise Money for Your Small Business or Start-Up with Equity Funding Portals

Cliff Ennico · AMACOM
Pages: 265
Format: Print book

Ever wish your company could raise capital the Kickstarter(R) way? Equity crowdfunding is finally here, opening new funding avenues for small businesses and start-ups. In April 2012, President Obama signed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups--or JOBS--Act into law. This groundbreaking...
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The Crisis of the Middle-Class Constitution: Why Economic Inequality Threatens Our Republic

Ganesh Sitaraman · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

An original, provocative contribution to the debate over rising economic inequality that argues that a strong and sizable middle class is in fact embedded in the very framework of our government and its founding document. For two thousand years, constitutional republics assumed class divisions...
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The Chain: Farm, Factory, and the Fate of Our Food

Ted Genoways · Harper
Format: Hardcover

A powerful and important work of investigative journalism that explores the runaway growth of the American meatpacking industry and its dangerous consequences.On the production line in American packinghouses, there is one cardinal rule the chain never slows. Every year, the chain conveyors...
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The Smart Woman's Guide to Planning for Retirement: How to Save for Your Future Today

Mary Hunt · Revell
Format: Hardcover

What does a woman want to do when she retires? Travel? Pursue hobbies? Spend time with friends and family? We all have dreams about what those days will be like. But when it comes to turning those dreams into reality, women's retirement confidence and know-how is low. According to a 2012...
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The 80/20 Manager: The Secret to Working Less and Achieving More

Richard Koch · Little, Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

Bestselling author Richard Koch shows managers how to apply the 80/20 Principle to achieve exceptional results at work--without stress or long hours.In his bestselling book The 80/20 Principle, Richard Koch showed readers how to put the 80/20 Principle--the idea that 80 percent of results...
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Knock 'em Dead Cover Letters: Cover Letters and Strategies to Get the Job You Want

Martin Yate · Adams Media Corporation
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Great strategies for writing killer cover letters!At a time when every job seeker needs an edge, Martin Yate, CPC, shows you how to dramatically increase your chances of landing an interview with a dynamic cover letter. Using his 25+ years of experience, he has built a practical, easy-to-follow...
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The Curmudgeon's Guide to Getting Ahead: Dos and Don'ts of Right Behavior, Tough Thinking, Clear Writing, and Living a Good Life

Charles Murray · Crown Business
Pages: 144
Format: Book

For those starting out in their careers - and those who wish to advance more quickly - this is a delightfully fussy guide to the hidden rules of the road in the workplace and in life. As bestselling author and social historian Charles Murray explains, at senior levels of an organization...
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Angel Investing: The Gust Guide to Making Money and Having Fun Investing in Startups

David S. Rose · Wiley; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Achieve annual returns of 25% or more with a well-designed angel portfolio Written by David S. Rose, the founder of Gust the global platform that powers the world of organized professional angel investing Angel Investing is a comprehensive, entertaining guide that walks readers through...
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Economism: Bad Economics and the Rise of Inequality

James Kwak · Pantheon Books
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Here is a bracing deconstruction of the framework for understanding the world that is learned as gospel in Economics 101, regardless of its imaginary assumptions and misleading half-truths.Economism: an ideology that distorts the valid principles and tools of introductory college economics,...
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SmartTribes: How Teams Become Brilliant Together

Christine Comaford · Portfolio
Format: Hardcover

Are You Scaring Your People into Mediocrity? All leaders want to outperform, outsell, and outinnovate the competition. And most teams are fully capable of doing so. The problem we consistently say and do things that spark unconscious fears and keep our people stuck in their Critter State....
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The Chaos Imperative: How Chance and Disruption Increase Innovation, Effectiveness, and Success

Ori Brafman · Crown Business
Format: Hardcover

In the bestselling tradition of Switch and Made to Stick, Ori Brafman reveals how organizations can drive growth and profits by allowing contained chaos and disruption the space to flourish, generating new ideas that trigger innovation.In The Chaos Imperative, organizational expert and bestselling...
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Zillow Talk: The New Rules of Real Estate

Spencer Rascoff · Grand Central Publishing, 2015. ©2015
Pages: 275
Format: Print book

THE HARDCOVER EDITION WAS PUBLISHED AS ZILLOW TALK: THE NEW RULES OF REAL ESTATE. THE NEW TITLE OF THIS BOOK IN OTHER EDITIONS IS ZILLOW TALK: REWRITING THE RULES OF REAL ESTATE.The New York Times bestseller--now updated with a new chapter!How do you spot an area poised for gentrification?...
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The Entrepreneur's Playbook: More than 100 Proven Strategies, Tips, and Techniques to Build a Radically Successful Business

Leonard C Green · AMACOM
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

When failure is not an option. Big new ideas rarely make great businesses . . . Laboring on a business plan can be a waste of time . . . You are going to need dramatically more start-up money than you think you do. Counterintuitive concepts like these have helped the world's best...
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Living Forward: A Proven Plan to Stop Drifting and Get the Life You Want

Michael S Hyatt · Baker Books
Pages: 203
Format: Print book

Each of us has but one life to live on this earth. What we do with it is our choice. Are we drifting through it as spectators, reacting to our circumstances when necessary and wondering just how we got to this point anyway? Or are we directing it, maximizing the joy and potential of every...
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Economics: The User's Guide

Ha-Joon Chang · Bloomsbury
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

In his bestselling 23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism, Cambridge economist Ha-Joon Chang brilliantly debunked many of the predominant myths of neoclassical economics. Now, in an entertaining and accessible primer, he explains how the global economy actually works--in real-world...
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Geek Girl Rising: Inside the Sisterhood Shaking Up Tech

HEATHER CABOT · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Meet the women who haven't asked for permission from Silicon Valley to chase their dreams. They are going for it -- building the next generation of tech start-ups, investing in each other's ventures, crushing male hacker stereotypes and rallying women and girls everywhere to join the digital...
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The Art of War

Sunzi · Arcturus
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Sun Tzu's classic on military strategy and tactics was written in the 5th century BC, and comes to life for the 21st century in this stunning slip-cased edition. The Art of War case and hardcover book are both high-quality cloth over board, with embossed, gold-foil lettering, creating...
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Die Empty: Unleash Your Best Work Every Day

Todd Henry · Portfolio Hardcover; 10.1.2013 edition
Format: Book

"Embrace the importance of now, and refuse to allow the lull of comfort, fear, familiarity, and ego to prevent you from taking action on your ambitions...The cost of inaction is vast. Don't go to your grave with your best work inside of you. Choose to die empty." Most of us live...
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Wiser: Getting Beyond Groupthink to Make Groups Smarter

Cass R. Sunstein · Harvard Business Review Press
Format: Hardcover

Why are group decisions so hard? Since the beginning of human history, people have made decisions in groupsfirst in families and villages, and now as part of companies, governments, school boards, religious organizations, or any one of countless other groups. And having more than one person...
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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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Quick and Nimble: Lessons from Leading CEOs on How to Create a Culture of Innovation

Adam Bryant · Times Books/Henry Holt and Company
Pages: 264
Format: Hardcover

More than two hundred CEOs reveal their candid insights on how to build and foster a corporate culture that encourages innovation and drives resultsIn Quick and Nimble, Adam Bryant draws on interviews with more than two hundred CEOs to offer business leaders the wisdom and guidance to move...
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This Is How to Get Your Next Job: An Inside Look at What Employers Really Want

Andrea Kay · Amacom
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Even in a bad economy, companies have job openings they can't fill. Considering the millions of people who are out of work or unhappily employed, how can that be? What are job seekers doing to turn off employers? And what is it that employers want but aren't finding? Leading career...
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Dream Year: Make the Leap from a Job You Hate to a Life You Love

Ben Arment · Portfolio
Format: Hardcover

Somewhere along the road to adulthood, dreams get pushed aside - for bills, for fear, for ease. And so you settle into an unfulfilling, perhaps even unpleasant career. But what if someone could guide you, step-by-step, as you identify, plan, and launch your dream career-in just one year....
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Balance: The Economics of Great Powers from Ancient Rome to Modern America

R Glenn Hubbard · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 351
Format: Print book

"Hubbard and Kane synthesize economics, politics, and psychology to develop a new audacious theory of why countries decline. Compulsory reading for anyone who wants to understand the major issues that America now faces" (James Robinson, coauthor of Why Nations Fail) .From the Ming...
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Make Your Kid A Money Genius

Beth Kobliner · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

From Beth Kobliner, the author of the bestselling personal finance bible Get a Financial Life - a new, must-have guide showing parents how to teach their children (from toddlers to young adults) to manage money in a smart way.Many of us think we can have the "money talk" when...
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Chaos Monkeys: Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley

Antonio Garcia Martinez · Harpercollins
Pages: 512
Format: Print book

Liar's Poker meets The Social Network in an irreverent exposé of life inside the tech bubble, from industry provocateur Antonio García Martínez, a former Twitter advisor, Facebook product manager and startup founder/CEO.The reality is, Silicon Valley capitalism is very simple:Investors...
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The Age of Cryptocurrency: How Bitcoin and Digital Money Are Challenging the Global Economic Order

Paul Vigna · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 357
Format: Book

Bitcoin became a buzzword overnight. A cyber-enigma with an enthusiastic following, it pops up in headlines and fuels endless media debate. You can apparently use it to buy anything from coffee to cars, yet few people seem to truly understand what it is. This raises the question: Why should...
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Move: Putting America's Infrastructure Back in the Lead

Rosabeth Moss Kanter · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

"America has been waiting for a call to think big and act big as we envision our transportation future. Kanter's important book is it." -- Deval Patrick, governor of Massachusetts, 2007 -- 2015Americans are stuck. We live with travel delays on congested roads, shipping delays...
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Game-Changer: Game Theory and the Art of Transforming Strategic Situations

David McAdams · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A radically new, and easily learned, way to outstrategize your rivals. “The wise win before they fight, while the ignorant fight to win.” So wrote Zhuge Liang, the great Chinese military strategist. He was referring to battlefield tactics, but the same can be said about any strategic...
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AgeProof: Living Longer Without Running Out of Money or Breaking a Hip

Jean Chatzky · Grand Central Life & Style
Pages: 328
Format: Hardcover

Two of the world's leading experts explain the vital link between health and wealth that could add years to your life and dollars to your retirement savings.All the money in the world doesn't mean a thing if we can't get out of bed. And the healthiest body in the world won't stay that way if we're...
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Balance: The Economics of Great Powers from Ancient Rome to Modern America

Glenn Hubbard · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

In this groundbreaking book, two economists explain why economic imbalances cause civil collapse— and why the United States could be next. From the Ming Dynasty to Ottoman Turkey to imperial Spain, the Great Powers of the world emerged as the greatest economic, political, and military...
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End Financial Stress Now: Immediate Steps You Can Take to Improve Your Financial Outlook

EMILY GUY BIRKEN · Adams Media
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

End financial stress for good and learn how to manage your money - without a change to income!Studies have shown time and time again that money is a leading cause of stress - but a life free from financial worry isn't exclusive to the rich and powerful. End Financial Stress Now gives...
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The Economics Book

DK Publishing · DK
Format: Hardcover

From Aristotle and Thomas Aquinas to Adam Smith and John Maynard Keynes to the top economic thought leaders of today The Economics Book is the essential reference for students and anyone else with an interest in how economies work Easy-to-follow graphics succinct quotations and thoroughly...
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The Unbanking of America: How the New Middle Class Survives

Lisa Servon · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

An urgent, absorbing exposé - why Americans are fleeing our broken banking system in growing numbers, and how alternatives are rushing in to do what banks once did What do an undocumented immigrant in the South Bronx, a high‑net‑worth entrepreneur, and a twenty‑something...
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The Chickenshit Club: Why the Justice Department Fails to Prosecute Executives

Jesse Eisinger · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

From Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jesse Eisinger, a blistering account of corporate greed and impunity, and the reckless, often anemic response from the Department of Justice.Why were no bankers put in prison after the financial crisis of 2008? Why do CEOs seem to commit wrongdoing...
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Drop the Ball: Achieving More by Doing Less

Tiffany Dufu · Flatiron Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A bold and inspiring memoir and manifesto from a renowned voice in the women's leadership movement who shows women how to cultivate the single skill they really need in order to thrive: the ability to let go.Once the poster girl for doing it all, after she had her first child, Tiffany Dufu...
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Black Ops Advertising: Native Ads, Content Marketing and the Covert World of the Digital Sell

Mara Einstein · Or Books Llc
Pages: 252
Format: Print book

From Facebook to Talking Points Memo to the New York Times, often what looks like fact-based journalism is not. It's advertising. Not only are ads indistinguishable from reporting, the Internet we rely on for news, opinions and even impartial sales content is now the ultimate corporate...
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