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The Tyranny of Metrics

Jerry Z Muller - Princeton University Press
Format: Hardcover

How the obsession with quantifying human performance threatens our schools, medical care, businesses, and governmentToday, organizations of all kinds are ruled by the belief that the path to success is quantifying human performance, publicizing the results, and dividing up the rewards based...
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New Power: How Movements Build, Businesses Thrive, and Ideas Catch Fire in Our Hyperconnected World

JEREMY HEIMANS - Doubleday
Format: Hardcover

From two visionary thinkers and practitioners comes a big idea about how power works differently in our hyperconnected age.Why do some leap ahead while others fall behind in today's chaotic, connected world? In New Power, Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms confront the biggest stories...
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Iron Ambition: My Life with Cus D'Amato

Mike Tyson - Blue Rider Press
Format: Hardcover

From the former heavyweight champion and New York Times-bestselling memoirist comes an intimate look at the life and leadership lessons of Cus D'Amato, the legendary boxing trainer and Mike Tyson's surrogate father. When Cus D'Amato first saw thirteen-year-old Mike Tyson...
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Start Your Own Business, Sixth Edition: The Only Startup Book You'll Ever Need

The Staff of Entrepreneur Media - Entrepreneur Press; Sixth Edition edition
Format: Print book

Tapping into more than 33 years of small business expertise, the staff at Entrepreneur Media takes todays entrepreneurs beyond opening their doors and through the first three years of ownership. This revised edition features amended chapters on choosing a business, adding partners, getting...
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The 1-Page Marketing Plan: Get New Customers, Make More Money, And Stand out From The Crowd

Allan Dib - Successwise ; 1PMP
Format: Print book

WARNING: Do Not Read This Book If You Hate Money To build a successful business, you need to stop doing random acts of marketing and start following a reliable plan for rapid business growth. Traditionally, creating a marketing plan has been a difficult and time-consuming process, which...
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Everyone's a Critic: Winning Customers in a Review-Driven World

Bill Tancer - Portfolio
Format: Hardcover

More than of customers consult online reviews and take them very seriously A disgruntled customer on Yelp might have more clout than a guidebook magazine or newspaper This review-driven marketplace terrifies many businesses But some have learnt to navigate and profit from customer reviews...
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Eccentric Orbits: The Iridium Story

John Bloom - Atlantic Monthly Press
Format: Print book

In the early 1990s, Motorola, the legendary American technology company developed a revolutionary satellite system called Iridium that promised to be its crowning achievement. Light years ahead of anything previously put into space, and built on technology developed for Ronald Reagan's...
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Neither Snow nor Rain: A History of the United States Postal Service

Devin Leonard - Grove Press
Format: Print book

The United States Postal Service is a wondrous American creation. Seven days a week, its army of 300,000 letter carriers delivers 513 million pieces of mail, forty percent of the world's volume. It is far more efficient than any other mail service - more than twice as efficient as the Japanese...
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Yes, And: How Improvisation Reverses "No, But" Thinking and Improves Creativity and Collaboration--Lessons from The Second City

Kelly Leonard - HarperBusiness
Format: Hardcover

Executives from The Second City - the world's premier comedy theater and school of improvisation - reveal improvisational techniques that can help any organization develop innovators, encourage adaptable leaders, and build transformational businesses.For more than fifty years, The Second...
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Dictionary of Real Estate Terms

Jack P. Friedman Ph.D. - Barron's Educational Series; 8 edition
Format: Paperback

As the real estate market begins to show signs of recovery, home buyers and sellers, real estate professionals, investors, and attorneys can rely on the up-to-date eighth edition of Barrons Dictionary of Real Estate Terms when they need a handy quick-reference source to the industrys...
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The Curse of Cash

Kenneth S Rogoff - Princeton University Press
Format: Print book

From the New York Times bestselling author of This Time Is Different, "a fascinating and important book" (Ben Bernanke) about phasing out paper money to fight crime and tax evasion--and to battle financial crises by tapping the power of negative interest ratesThe...
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Barons of the Sea: And their Race to Build the World's Fastest Clipper Ship

Steven Ujifusa - Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

In the grand tradition of David McCullough and Ron Chernow, the sweeping story of the nineteenth-century American dynasties who battled for dominance of the tea and opium trades.There was a time, back when the United States was young and the robber barons were just starting to come into...
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Into the Raging Sea: Thirty-Three Mariners, One Megastorm, and the Sinking of El Faro

NOT AVAILABLE. - Ecco
Format: Hardcover

"A Perfect Storm for a new generation, Rachel Slade's Into the Raging Sea is a masterful page-turning account of the El Faro's sinking." - Ben Mezrich, bestselling author of The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook"The one account I've read that solves the riddle...
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The Science of Selling: Proven Strategies to Make Your Pitch, Influence Decisions, and Close the Deal

David Hoffeld - TarcherPerigee
Format: Print book

The Revolutionary Sales Approach Scientifically Proven to Dramatically Improve Your Sales and Business Success Did you know that nearly half of salespeople fail to meet their quotas every year? Or that many of the most common sales behaviors drive down sales performance? In today's...
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Social Security 101: From Medicare to Spousal Benefits, an Essential Primer on Government Retirement Aid

Alfred Mill - Adams Media
Format: Print book

A crash course in retirement benefits! Too often, writing about social security turns the noteworthy details of the benefits into boring details about regulations or biased political arguments that would put even a die-hard bureaucrat to sleep. Social Security 101 cuts out the tedious...
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LinkedIn For Dummies

Joel Elad - John Wiley, 2016.
Format: Print book

Build your network, find a job, and be seen as a thought leader - all on LinkedIn! LinkedIn For Dummies, 4th Edition, is fully updated for the latest features and tools to help you do all of this, and more. With a rich feature set, the LinkedIn profile is a professional's number one branding...
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The Innovator's Prescription: A Disruptive Solution for Health Care

Clayton M Christensen - Mcgraw-Hill Education
Format: Print book

THE BOOK THAT'S REVOLUTIONIZING HEALTH CARE IN AMERICAA groundbreaking prescription for reform -- from a legendary leader in innovation."Clear, entertaining, and provocative, The Innovator's Prescription should be read by anyone who cares about improving the health and health...
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Coined: The Rich Life of Money and How Its History Has Shaped Us

Kabir Sehgal - Grand Central Publishing
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times and Wall Street Journal Bestseller
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Mind over Money: The Psychology of Money and How to Use It

Claudia Hammond - Harper Perennial
Format: Print book

"The acclaimed author of Time Warped tackles the very latest research in the fields of neuroscience, psychology, and biology to provide a fresh, fascinating, and thought-provoking look at our relationship with money-- perfect for fans of Dan Ariely and Freakonomics. We know we need...
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High Performance Habits

Brendon Burchard - Hay House, Inc.
Format: Hardcover

THESE HABITS WILL MAKE YOU EXTRAORDINARY.Twenty years ago, author Brendon Burchard became obsessed with answering three questions:1. Why do some individuals and teams succeed more quickly than others and sustain that success over the long term?2. Of those who pull it off, why are some...
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Frugal Isn't Cheap: Spend Less, Save More, and Live Better

Clare Levison - Career Press; 1 edition
Format: Book

"Clare Levison creates a no-nonsense, easy-to-follow roadmap for you to break the chains of debt and become a true master of your money…and your future."--Sharon L. Lechter, CPA, coauthor of the international best-selling Rich Dad, Poor Dad"Clare provides a fresh perspective...
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Make Your Kid A Money Genius

Beth Kobliner - Simon & Schuster
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"...
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Brotopia: Breaking Up the Boys' Club of Silicon Valley

EMILY CHANG - Portfolio
Format: Hardcover

Silicon Valley is a modern utopia where anyone can change the world. Unless you're a woman. For women in tech, Silicon Valley is not a fantasyland of unicorns, virtual reality rainbows, and 3D-printed lollipops, where millions of dollars grow on trees. It's a "Brotopia," where...
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Austrian School for Investors: Austrian Investing between Inflation and Deflation

Rahim Taghizadegan - mises.at
Format: Print book

Insanity seems to rule the financial markets and many investors are driven by delusion and anxiety. May everything you thought you knew about investing be wrong? The Austrian School's approach provides the needed respite for investors caught in inflationary treadmills. Conventional...
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Breaking Through Bias: Communication Techniques for Women to Succeed at Work

Andrea S Kramer - Bibliomotion
Format: Print book

More than fifty years after the beginning of the Women's Movement and forty years after passage of Title IX, women are still not "making it" in traditionally male careers. Women start their careers on parity with men but generally end them far earlier, having achieved less status,...
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Geek Girl Rising: Inside the Sisterhood Shaking Up Tech

HEATHER CABOT - St. Martin's Press
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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Play Bigger: How Pirates, Dreamers, and Innovators Create and Dominate Markets

Al Ramadan
Format: Print book

The founders of a respected Silicon Valley advisory firm study legendary category-creating companies and reveal a groundbreaking discipline called category design.Winning today isn't about beating the competition at the old game. It's about inventing a whole new game - d
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Pre-Suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade

Robert B Cialdini - Simon & Schuster
Format: Print book

The author of the legendary bestseller Influence, social psychologist Robert Cialdini shines a light on effective persuasion and reveals that the secret doesn't lie in the message itself, but in the key moment before that message is delivered.What separates effective communicators...
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Mastering the Market Cycle: Getting the Odds on Your Side

Howard S Marks - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: Hardcover

One of the most successful Wall Street investors of all time provides practical insight and keen analysis on how to track, and react to, the ups and downs of the stock market. Marks reveals the hidden logic in carefully pinpointing market trends so that every investor can profit."When...
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The Barefoot Investor: The Only Money Guide You'll Ever Need

Scott Pape - Wiley
Format: Paperback

** Fully reviewed and updated for the 2018-2019 financial year**This is the only money guide you'll ever needThat's a bold claim, given there are already thousands of finance books on the shelves.So what makes this one different?Well, you won't be overwhelmed with a bunch of 'tips' ... or a strict...
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Chaos Monkeys: Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley

Antonio Garcia Martinez - Harper
Format: Hardcover

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER An NPR Best Book of the Year * A Business Insider Top 20 Business Book of the Year * An Inc. Best Book of the Year for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners"Incisive.... The most fun business book I have read this year.... Clearly there will be people...
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Reach: A New Strategy to Help You Step Outside Your Comfort Zone, Rise to the Challenge , and Build Confidence

Andy Molinsky - Avery Pub Group
Format: Print book

Do you feel comfortable delivering bad news? Do you look forward to speaking in public? Do you enjoy networking? Is it easy for you to speak your mind and be assertive with friends and colleagues? If you answered no to any of these questions, this book can help! What often sets successful...
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Impossible to Ignore: Creating Memorable Content to Influence Decisions

Carmen Simon - McGraw-Hill Education
Format: Print book

A groundbreaking approach to creating memorable messages that are easy to process, hard to forget, and impossible to ignore -- using the latest in brain scienceAudiences forget up to 90% of what you communicate. How can your employees and customers decide to act on your message if they...
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The Lost Art of Closing: Winning the Ten Commitments That Drive Sales

Anthony Iannarino - Portfolio
Format: Hardcover

If you want to succeed in sales, you need to know how to close. Anthony Iannarino, star sales blogger, consultant, speaker, and author of the national bestseller The Only Sales Guide You'll Ever Need, lays out the new rules of closing.Closing the deal is the most crucial step in the sales...
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A Truck Full of Money

Tracy Kidder - Random House Publishing Group
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...
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Louder than Words: Harness the Power of Your Authentic Voice

Todd Henry - Portfolio
Format: Hardcover

"...one of the best guides to living a meaningful life I have ever read."
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A Rabble of Dead Money: The Great Crash and the Global Depression: 19291939

Charles R Morris - Public Affairs
Format: Print book

The Great Crash of 1929 violently disrupted the United States' confident march toward becoming the world's superpower. The suddenness of the cataclysm and the long duration of the collapse scarred generations of Americans. A Rabble of Dead Money is a lucid and fast-paced account...
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Gastrophysics: The New Science of Eating

Charles Spence - Viking
Format: Hardcover

The science behind a good meal: all the sounds, sights, and tastes that make us like what we're eating - and want to eat more.Why do we consume 35 percent more food when eating with one other person, and 75 percent more when dining with three? How do we explain the fact that people...
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To Pixar and Beyond: My Unlikely Journey with Steve Jobs to Make Entertainment History

Lawrence Levy - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: Print book

The never-before-told story of Pixar's improbable success. "Hi, Lawrence?" the caller asked. "This is Steve Jobs. I saw your picture in a magazine a few years ago and thought we'd work together someday." After Steve Jobs was unceremoniously dismissed from Apple,...
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The Sharing Economy: The End of Employment and the Rise of Crowd-Based Capitalism

Arun Sundararajan - The MIT Press
Format: Print book

Sharing isn't new. Giving someone a ride, having a guest in your spare room, running errands for someone, participating in a supper club -- these are not revolutionary concepts. What is new, in the "sharing economy," is that you are not helping...
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Hustle: The Power to Charge Your Life with Money, Meaning, and Momentum

Neil Patel - Rodale
Format: Print book

Let's be honest: most of us aren't exactly "special." We don't boast an Ivy League degree like Sheryl Sandberg, a political pedigree like a Kennedy, or a wealthy father like Donald Trump. At best, we're underdogs fighting a system that stacks the odds against us. So how do we find...
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Unfinished Business: Women Men Work Family

Anne-Marie Slaughter - Random House
Format: Print book

"An eye-opening call to action from someone who rethought the whole notion of 'having it all,' Unfinished Business could change how many of us approach our most important business: living." - People When Anne-Marie Slaughter accepted her dream job as the first female director...
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The New Rules of Marketing and PR: How to Use Social Media, Online Video, Mobile Applications, Blogs, News Releases, and Viral Marketing to Reach Buyers Directly

David Meerman Scott - John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Format: Print book

The most updated edition yet of the benchmark guide to marketing and PR, with the latest social media, marketing, and sales trends, tools, and real-world examples of success This is the fifth edition of the pioneering guide to the future of marketing. The New Rules of Marketing & PR is an international...
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Mastering Civility: A Manifesto for the Workplace

Christine Lynne Porath - Grand Central Publishing
Format: Print book

From the leading authority on workplace incivility, Christine Porath, shows why it pays to be civil, and reveals just how to enhance effectiveness in the workplace and beyond by mastering civility. Incivility is silently chipping away at people, organizations, and our economy. Slights,...
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High-Hanging Fruit: Build Something Great by Going Where No One Else Will

Mark Rampolla - Portfolio
Format: Print book

ZICO founder Mark Rampolla is building a social good movement: how to make money starting a company that is good for you, your colleagues, customers, and the worldWhen Mark Rampolla filled a notebook with potential startup ideas, his wife asked him some tough questions. What about this...
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Smart Mom, Rich Mom: How to Build Wealth While Raising a Family

Kimberly Palmer - American Management Association
Format: Print book

Of all life's financial shocks, few compare to bringing home an infant. Just one tiny person costs $250,000 to raise-- not including college! How will you pay for it? That agonizing question fuels mothers' choices about their careers, budgets, and families. Some lean in, some scale back...
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First, Break All The Rules: What the World's Greatest Managers Do Differently

Gallup Press. - Gallup Press
Format: Hardcover

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The Economists' Diet: The Surprising Formula for Losing Weight and Keeping It Off

Christopher Payne - Touchstone
Format: Hardcover

Combining the authors' personal weight-loss stories with their passion for economics, this bold new behavioral approach to dieting recommends micro habits and meta-rules that will enable dieters to control their impulses to overeat, approach food in a healthier way, and lose weight once...
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Cryptoassets: The Innovative Investor's Guide to Bitcoin and Beyond

Chris Burniske - McGraw-Hill Education
Format: Hardcover

The innovative investor's guide to an entirely new asset class -- from two experts on the cutting edgeWith the rise of bitcoin and blockchain technology, investors can capitalize on the greatest investment opportunity since the Internet. Bitcoin was the first cryptoasset, but today there...
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Sign Painters

Faythe Levine - Princeton Architectural Press
Format: Paperback

There was a time-as recently as the 1980s-when storefronts, murals, banners, barn signs, billboards, and even street signs were all hand-lettered with brush and paint. But, like many skilled trades, the sign industry has been overrun by the techno-fueled promise of quicker and cheaper....
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Competing Against Luck: The Story of Innovation and Customer Choice

Clayton M. Christensen - Harperbusiness
Format: Print book

The foremost authority on innovation and growth presents a path-breaking book every company needs to transform innovation from a game of chance to one in which they develop products and services customers not only want to buy, but are willing to pay premium prices for.How do companies know...
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Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the World

HOUGHTON MIFFLIN HARCOURT. - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: Print book

"When facing life's questions, who do you turn to for advice? We all need mentors, particularly when the odds seem stacked against us. To find his own...author Tim Ferriss tracked down more than 100 eclectic experts to help him, and you, navigate life. Through short, action-packed...
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Fear City: New York's Fiscal Crisis and the Rise of Austerity Politics

Kim Phillips-Fein - Metropolitan Books
Format: Print book

An epic and riveting history of New York City on the edge of disaster--and an anatomy of the politics of austerity that continues to shape the world todayWhen the news broke in 1975 that New York City was on the brink of fiscal collapse, few believed it was possible: how could the capital...
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Future Smart: Managing the Game-Changing Trends that Will Transform Your World

James Canton - Da Capo Press
Format: Hardcover

Game-changing trends are coming in business, technology, workforce, economy, security, and environment. Climate change, energy demand, and population growth will redefine global risk and power. Exponential new technologies will emerge in digital money, mobile commerce, and big data. An explosive...
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Crisis in U.S. Health Care: Corporate Power vs. The Common Good

John P Geyman - BCH Fulfillment & Distribution
Format: Paperback

The problems of U.S. health care are of intense public interest today. The debate over where to go next to rein in costs and improve access to quality health care has become bitterly partisan, with distorted rhetoric largely uninformed by history, evidence, or health policy science. Based...
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Fast Forward: How Women Can Achieve Power and Purpose

Melanne Verveer - Houghton Mifflin
Format: Hardcover

"Learn how some of the world's most powerful women are using their growing economic power to create success and meaning in their lives while building a better world. Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In ignited a conversation about women and their careers, and resonated with millions...
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Bridging the Soft Skills Gap: How to Teach the Missing Basics to Todays Young Talent

Bruce Tulgan - Jossey-Bass
Format: Hardcover

Solve the number one problem with today's young workforce - the soft skills gap The number one challenge with today's young talent is a problem hiding in plain sight: the ever-widening soft skills gap. Today's new, young workforce has so much to offer - new technical skills,...
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One Minute Mentoring: How to Find and Work With a Mentor-And Why You'll Benefit from Being One

Ken Blanchard - William Morrow
Format: Hardcover

The bestselling co-author of the legendary The One Minute Manager and a former Twitter executive join forces to create the ultimate guide to creating powerful mentoring relationships.While most people agree that having a mentor is a good thing, they don't know how to find one or use one....
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Avid Reader: A Life

Robert Gottlieb - Farrar
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...
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Double Bind: Women on Ambition

Robin Romm - Liveright
Format: Hardcover

Breaking the last feminist taboo--once and for all.Even as toweringly successful women from Gloria Steinem to Beyonc embrace the word "feminism," the word "ambition," for many, remains loaded with ambivalence. Women who are naturally driven and goal-oriented shy away...
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Invested: How Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger Taught Me to Master My Mind, My Emotions, and My Money

DANIELLE TOWN - William Morrow
Format: Hardcover

In this essential handbook - a blend of Rich Dad, Poor Dad and The Happiness Project - the co-host of the wildly popular InvestED podcast shares her yearlong journey learning to invest, as taught to her by her father, investor and bestselling author Phil Town.Growing up, the words finance,...
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Creative Change: Why We Resist It . . . How We Can Embrace It

Jennifer Mueller - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: Print book

One of the nation's leading psychologists asks why today's corporate leaders desire but reject creative solutions --and finds some surprising conclusions. All corporate CEOs, top executives, and other business leaders say they want creativity and need real innovation in order to thrive...
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The Crowdsourceress: Get Smart, Get Funded, and Kickstart Your Next Big Idea

Alex Daly - PublicAffairs
Format: Print book

"Neil Young's Pono campaign was the third most successful hardware campaign of all time, and Alex deserves much of the credit, second only to Neil, of course. The Crowdsourceress will give you everything you need to make your campaign a success. " -Phil Baker, COO, Pono"Owning...
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Boardworthiness : from a president's and a director's perspective

Robert Kirk Mueller - Presidents Association
Format: Print book


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Marketing Above the Noise: Achieve Strategic Advantage with Marketing that Matters

Linda J Popky - Bibliomotion
Format: Hardcover

Marketing today is out of control. With all the new marketing techniques accessible to the masses, it's becoming harder and harder to stand out from the crowd. The result is more and more messages, hitting us more often in new and more intrusive ways. For customers, it's a lot of noise....
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Modernize Your Resume

Wendy Enelow - Emerald Career Pub, 2016.
Format: Print book

Based on today's real-world job search trends, Modernize Your Resume shows you how to craft a winning resume to meet the complexities of today's highly competitive and technologically driven employment market. The entire job search process is evolving at a remarkably rapid pace,...
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The Rise and Fall of Nations: Forces of Change in the Post-Crisis World

Ruchir Sharma - W W Norton
Format: Print book

This pioneering work demystifies the drivers behind political, economic, and social change. Shaped by his twenty-five years traveling the world, and enlivened by encounters with villagers from Rio to Beijing, tycoons, and presidents, Ruchir Sharma's The Rise and Fall of Nations rethinks...
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No Limits: Blow the CAP Off Your Capacity

John C Maxwell - Center Street
Format: Hardcover

#1 New York Times bestselling author John C. Maxwells latest book will enhance the lives of leaders, professionals, and anyone who wants to achieve success and personal growth.We often treat the word capacity as if it were a natural law of limitation. Unfortunately, most of us are much...
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Clean Protein: The Revolution that Will Reshape Your Body, Boost Your Energyand Save Our Planet

Kathy Freston - Weinstein Books
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...
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The Man Who Knew: The Life and Times of Alan Greenspan

Sebastian Mallaby - Penguin Press
Format: Print book

The definitive biography of the most important economic statesman of our time Sebastian Mallaby's magisterial biography of Alan Greenspan, the product of over five years of research based on untrammeled access to his subject and his closest professional and personal intimates, brings...
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Meet the Frugalwoods: Achieving Financial Independence Through Simple Living

ELIZABETH WILLARD THAMES - HarperBusiness
Format: Hardcover

The deeply personal story of how award-winning personal finance blogger Elizabeth Willard Thames abandoned a successful career in the city and embraced frugality to create a more meaningful, purpose-driven life, and retire to a homestead in the Vermont woods at age thirty-two with her husband...
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Pivot: The Only Move That Matters Is Your Next One

Jenny Blake - Portfolio
Format: Hardcover

"Looking to make a career change Pivot is a book you will turn to again and again." - Daniel H. Pink, author of To Sell Is Human and Drive If you've got the perfect job or business, congratulations. But if you are even a little bit uncertain that your current...
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Tailspin: The People and Forces Behind America's Fifty-Year Fall--and Those Fighting to Reverse It

Steven Brill - Knopf
Format: Hardcover

In this revelatory narrative covering the years 1967 to 2017, Steven Brill gives us a stunningly cogent picture of the broken system at the heart of our society. He shows us how, over the last half century, America's core values - meritocracy, innovation, due process, free speech, and even...
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Real Food/Fake Food: Why You Don't Know What You're Eating and What You Can Do about It

Larry Olmsted - Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
Format: Print book

"Impressive . . . Readers will be inspired by Olmsted's intensity and clarity, and floored by how far some counterfeiters go to fool consumers and some historic food institutions go to protect their products and their names. Olmsted's sharp language will hopefully put fires under counterfeiters...
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Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction

Philip E Tetlock - Crown Publishers
Format: Hardcover

"From one of the world's most highly regarded social scientists, a transformative book on the habits of mind that lead to the best predictions. Everyone would benefit from seeing further into the future, whether buying stocks, crafting policy, launching a new product, or simply...
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Eat That Frog!: 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time

Brian Tracy - Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Format: Paperback

Stop ProcrastinatingGet More of the Important Things Done - Today!There just isn't enough time for everything on our to-do list - and there never will be. Successful people don't try to do everything. They learn to focus on the most important tasks and make sure those get done....
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Launch!: The Critical 90 Days from Idea to Market

Scott Duffy - Portfolio
Format: Hardcover

WANT TO GET YOUR BIG IDEA TO MARKET? In 90 days, you can successfully launch a new business, product, or service by following the steps in this playbook. Ninety-seven percent of a rocket's fuel is used in the first three feet of its launch. The same is true when launching a new business....
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The Fourth Industrial Revolution

Klaus Schwab - Crown Business
Format: Print book

Professor Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, argues that we on the brink of a technological revolution unlike anything humankind has experienced before, and describes how this revolution that is unfolding today will fundamentally alter how we live...
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Dollars and Sense: How We Misthink Money and How to Spend Smarter

DAN ARIELY - Harper
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...
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Mastering Stand-Up: The Complete Guide to Becoming a Successful Comedian

STEPHEN ROSENFIELD - Chicago Review Press
Format: Paperback

This entertaining and sharply written guide - for both beginners breaking into comedy and professionals seeking to improve their sets and advance their careers - examines the work of great comedians such as Louis C.K., Jerry Seinfeld, Eddie Izzard, Moms Mabley, Hannibal Buress, Sarah Silverman,...
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Work Rules!: Insights from Inside Google That Will Transform How You Live and Lead

Laszlo Bock - Twelve
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
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Head in the Cloud: Why Knowing Things Still Matters When Facts Are So Easy to Look Up

William Poundstone - Little
Format: Hardcover

The real-world value of knowledge in the mobile-device age.More people know who Khloe Kardashian is than who Ren Descartes was. Most can't find Delaware on a map; don't know what Frank Lloyd Wright did for living; can't say how many calories are in a Big Mac or how many candles are on a menorah....
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Extreme You: Step Up. Stand Out. Kick Ass. Repeat.

Sarah Robb O'Hagan - Harperbusiness
Format: Print book

"Every once in a while, you need someone standing by your shoulder, inspiring you, cheering you on, pushing you to go further. Sarah might be just the coach you're looking for." - Seth Godin, author of LinchpinAs a child, Sarah Robb O'Hagan dreamed she could be a champion. Her early...
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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...
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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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The Bestseller Code: Anatomy of the Blockbuster Novel

Jodie Archer - St. Martin's Griffin
Format: Paperback

"When a story captures the imagination of millions, that's magic. Can you qualify magic? Archer and Jockers just may have done so." -- Sylvia Day, New York Times bestselling authorAsk most people about massive success in the world of fiction, and you'll typically hear...
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Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy

Cathy O'Neil - Crown
Format: Print book

"A former Wall Street quantitative analyst sounds an alarm on mathematical modeling, a pervasive new force in society that threatens to undermine democracy and widen inequality,"--NoveList."We live in the age of the algorithm. Increasingly, the decisions that affect our lives--...
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Saudi America: The Truth About Fracking and How It's Changing the World

Bethany McLean - Columbia Global Reports
Format: Paperback

Bestselling author Bethany McLean reveals the true story of fracking's impact -- on Wall Street, the economy and geopolitics.The technology of fracking in shale rock -- particularly in the Permian Basin in Texas -- has transformed America into the world's top producer of both oil and natural...
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The Inspiration Code: How the Best Leaders Energize People Every Day

KRISTI HEDGES - AMACOM
Format: Hardcover

All it takes is the right conversation . . . Great leaders inspire action with their words. They spark enthusiasm and commitment. With a single conversation, they can change the direction of someone's life. Everyone wants to be the kind of leader who energizes and mobilizes others--yet...
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The Value of Debt in Building Wealth

Thomas J Anderson - Wiley
Format: Hardcover

The book of financial wisdom that your future self will thank you for reading. For many adults, 'debt' is a four-letter word--something that should be avoided but is all too often unavoidable. In The Value of Debt in Building Wealth, bestselling author Thomas J. Anderson encourages...
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Working With Independent Contractors

Stephen Fishman J.D. - NOLO
Format: Paperback

This is your complete guide to hiring independent contractors to meet your business needs, from making sure you comply with state labor and antidiscrimination laws to protecting your intellectual property to drafting and signing agreements. Working With Independent Contractors also has everything...
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The United States of Beer: A Regional History of the All-American Drink

Dane Huckelbridge - William Morrow & Company
Format: Print book

From the author of Bourbon, "the definitive history" (Sacramento Bee) , comes the rollicking and revealing story of beer in America, in the spirit of Salt or Cod.In The United States of Beer, Dane Huckelbridge, the author of Bourbon: A History of the American Spirit - a Southern...
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101 Job Interview Questions You'll Never Fear Again

James Reed - Plume
Format: Paperback

"An insider's guide to the perfect interview." - Daily Express What are job interviewers actually looking for in a candidate What questions will they ask What does each question really mean What are the answers that will secure you the job James Reed, chairman...
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How to Retire with Enough Money: And How to Know What Enough Is

Teresa Ghilarducci - Workman Publishing
Format: Print book

Here is a single-sit read than can change the course of your retirement. Written by Dr. Teresa Ghilarducci, an economics professor, a retirement and savings specialist, and a trustee to two retiree health-care trusts worth over $54 billion, How to Retire with Enough Money cuts through...
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After Piketty: The Agenda for Economics and Inequality

Heather Boushey - Harvard University Press
Format: Hardcover

Thomas Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century is the most widely discussed work of economics in recent history, selling millions of copies in dozens of languages. But are its analyses of inequality and economic growth on target? Where should researchers go from here in exploring...
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LinkedIn For Dummies

JOEL ELAD - For Dummies
Format: Paperback

Make LinkedIn your number one professional branding tool LinkedIn is the premiere social network for professionals looking to discover new opportunities, enhance personal branding, connect with other professionals, and make career advancements. With LinkedIn For Dummies, you'll have...
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Why Wall Street Matters

William D Cohan - Random House
Format: Kindle Edition

A timely, counterintuitive defense of Wall Street and the big banks as the invisible - albeit flawed - engines that power our ideas, and should be made to work better for all of us Maybe you think the banks should be broken up and the bankers should be held accountable for the financial...
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Work: The Last 1,000 Years

Andrea Komlosy - Verso
Format: Hardcover

Tracing the complexity and contradictory nature of work throughout historyBy the end of the nineteenth century, the general Western conception of work had been reduced to simply gainful employment. But this limited perspective contrasted sharply with the personal experience of most people...
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Ego Is the Enemy

Ryan Holiday - Portfolio Penguin
Format: Print book

"While the history books are filled with tales of obsessive visionary geniuses who remade the world in their image with sheer, almost irrational force, I've found that history is also made by individuals who fought their egos at every turn, who eschewed the spotlight, and who put their...
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A Man for All Markets: From Las Vegas to Wall Street, How I Beat the Dealer and the Market

Edward O Thorp - Random House
Format: Print book

The incredible true story of the card-counting mathematics professor who taught the world how to beat the dealer and, as the first of the great quantitative investors, ushered in a revolution on Wall Street. A child of the Great Depression, legendary mathematician Edward O. Thorp invented...
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Janesville: An American Story

AMY GOLDSTEIN - Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

"Moving and magnificently well-researched...Janesville joins a growing family of books about the evisceration of the working class in the United States. What sets it apart is the sophistication of its storytelling and analysis." - The New York Times A Washington...
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The Intelligent Investor Rev Ed.: The Definitive Book on Value Investing

Benjamin Graham - Harper Business
Format: Paperback

This classic text is annotated to update Grahams timeless wisdom for todays market conditions... The greatest investment advisor of the twentieth century, Benjamin Graham, taught and inspired people worldwide. Grahams philosophy of "value investing" -- which shields investors...
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Power Your Happy: Work Hard, Play Nice & Build Your Dream Life

Lisa Sugar - Dutton
Format: Print book

Lisa Sugar has an amazing job. She spends her days creating content about pop culture, must-have handbags and makeup, healthy recipes, and Instagram-worthy sweets. She manages an enormously successful, growing company with employees who love what they do. And her life is just as great at home....
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The Big Thing: How to Complete Your Creative Project Even if You're a Lazy, Self-Doubting Procrastinator Like Me

Phyllis Korkki - Harper
Format: Print book

A New York Times business journalist explains why it's important for people to pursue big creative projects, and identifies both the obstacles and the productive habits that emerge on the path to completion - including her own experience writing this book.Whether it's the Great...
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Pathways to Possibility: Transforming Our Relationship with Ourselves, Each Other, and the World

Rosamund Stone Zander - Viking
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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Capital offenses : business crime and punishment in americas corporate age

Samuel Buell - W. W. Norton & Company
Format: Print book

From the lead prosecutor on the Enron investigation, an eye-opening examination of the explosion of American white-collar crime.If "corporations are people too," why isn't anyone in jail?A serious defect in a GM car causes accidents; Enron scams investors out of their money; banks...
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Good for You, Great for Me: Finding the Trading Zone and Winning at Win-Win Negotiation

Lawrence Susskind - PublicAffairs
Format: Hardcover

You've read the classic on win-win negotiating, Getting to Yes ... but so have they, the folks you are now negotiating with. How can you get a leg up ... and win?"Win-win" negotiation is an appealing idea on an intellectual level: Find the best way to convince the other...
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The CEO Pay Machine: How it Trashes America and How to Stop it

Steven Clifford - Blue Rider Press
Format: Hardcover

The former top CEO examines the scandalous and corrupt reasons behind obscene pay packages for corporate executives - and explains how this hurts all of us--and how we can stop it. Today, the pay gap between chief executive officers of major U.S. firms and their workers is higher than ever...
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Sorting the Beef from the Bull: The Science of Food Fraud Forensics

Richard Evershed - Bloomsbury SIGMA
Format: Print book

Horse meat in our burgers, melamine in our infant formula, artificial colors in our fish and fruit--as our urban lifestyle takes us farther away from our food sources, there are increasing opportunities for dishonesty, duplicity, and profit-making shortcuts. Food adulteration, motivated...
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Learning Leadership: The Five Fundamentals of Becoming an Exemplary Leader

James M Kouzes - John Wiley & Sons
Format: Print book

From the bestselling authors of The Leadership Challenge and over a dozen award winning leadership books, James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner have written a new book that examines a fundamental question: How do people learn leadership? How do they learn to become leaders? Learning Leadership:...
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The Daily Stoic: 366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the Art of Living

Ryan Holiday - Portfolio
Format: Print book

A beautifully packaged daily devotional of Stoic wisdom, featuring new translations of the most celebrated Stoics with historical context and practical tips from bestselling author Ryan Holiday.Stoic philosophy has long been the secret weapon of history's greatest and wisest leaders--from...
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The Richest Man Who Ever Lived: The Life and Times of Jacob Fugger

Greg Steinmetz - Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

The life and times of the wealthiest man who ever lived - Jacob Fugger - the Renaissance banker who revolutionized the art of making money and established the radical idea of pursuing wealth for its own sake.Jacob Fugger lived in Germany at the turn of the sixteenth century, the grandson...
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Stock Investing For Dummies

Paul Mladjenovic - John Wiley & Sons
Format: Print book

Grow your stock investments in today's changing environment Updated with new and revised material to reflect the current market, this new edition of Stock Investing For Dummies gives you proven strategies for selecting and managing profitable investments. no matter what the conditions....
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Who Cooked Adam Smith's Dinner?: A Story About Women and Economics

Katrine Marcal - Pegasus Books
Format: Print book

A funny, clever, and thought-provoking examination of the myth of the "economic man" and its impact on the global economy How do you get your dinner? That is the basic question of economics. When economist and philosopher Adam Smith proclaimed that all our actions were motivated...
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Dying for a Paycheck: How Modern Management Harms Employee Health and Company Performanceand What We Can Do About It

JEFFREY PFEFFER - HarperBusiness
Format: Hardcover

In one survey, 61 percent of employees said that workplace stress had made them sick and 7 percent said they had actually been hospitalized. Job stress costs US employers more than $300 billion annually and may cause 120,000 excess deaths each year. In China, 1 million people a year may be dying...
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Stock Market 101: From Bull and Bear Markets to Dividends, Shares, and MarginsYour Essential Guide to the Stock Market

Michele Cagan CPA - Adams Media Corporation
Format: Hardcover

All you need to know about buying and selling stocks! Too often, textbooks turn the noteworthy details of investing into tedious discourse that would put even a hedge fund manager to sleep. Stock Market 101 cuts out the boring explanations of basic investing, and instead provides hands-on...
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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
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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Toxic Inequality: How America's Wealth Gap Destroys Mobility, Deepens the Racial Divide, and Threatens Our Future

Thomas M Shapiro - Basic Books
Format: Print book

Since the Great Recession, most Americans' standard of living has stagnated or declined. Economic inequality is at historic highs. But inequality's impact differs by race; African Americans' net wealth is just a tenth that of white Americans, and over recent decades, white families have...
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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
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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Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent

Sydney Finkelstein - Brilliance Audio
Format: Audiobook

Based on years of research, Sydney Finkelstein, professor at Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and author of Why Smart Executives Fail, looks at how a select few visionaries develop the most successful talent in every industryAfter meeting chef Alice Waters at her legendary restaurant,...
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Millennials & Management: The Essential Guide to Making It Work at Work

Lee Caraher - Bibliomotion
Format: Hardcover

As management ages and prepares to work longer than previous generations and Millennials join companies at a steady rate, companies are faced with the truth: they can't just wait for management to age out to fix the dissonance and tension between Boomers and Millennials in the workplace....
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Bring Work to Life by Bringing Life to Work: A Guide for Leaders and Organizations

Tracy Brower - Bibliomotion
Format: Book

Organizations accomplish results when they powerfully engage employees and capture their discretionary time. This is more important than ever during this period where employees are facing unprecedented time poverty. Technology has blurred the lines between employees’ work and personal...
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Door to Door: The Magnificent, Maddening, Mysterious World of Transportation

Edward Humes - Harpercollins
Format: Print book

The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of Garbology explores the hidden and costly wonders of our buy-it-now, get-it-today world of transportation, revealing the surprising truths, mounting challenges, and logistical magic behind every trip we take and every click we make.Transportation...
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Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything

Steven D. Levitt - Harper Perennial; 1 Original edition
Format: Paperback

More Than 4 Million Copies Sold WorldwidePublished in 35 LanguagesWhich is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool?What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common?How much do parents really matter?These may not sound like typical questions for an economist to ask. But Steven D. Levitt...
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Accounting for the Numberphobic: A Survival Guide for Small Business Owners

Dawn Fotopulos - AMACOM
Format: Book

Why do so many business owners dread looking at the numbers? They make excuses...They don't have time...That's what the accountant is for...But the simple truth is that no one else will ever be as invested in their company as they are - and they need to take control. As a small-business...
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Truth at Work: The Science of Delivering Tough Messages

Mark A Murphy - McGraw-Hill Education
Format: Hardcover

The truth matters! New York Times bestselling author Mark Murphy returns, with the latest science and techniques for delivering tough messages without causing anger or defensiveness. The greatest workplaces have one thing in common; they speak the truth! And they do it without causing...
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The Golden Rules: 10 Steps to World-Class Excellence in Your Life and Work

Bob Bowman - St Martin'S Press
Format: Print book

Bob Bowman, best known as the coach for the record-breaking run of Michael Phelps, is one of the most successful coaches in Olympic history. He is lauded for his intense personality, incredible dedication to his athletes, and his ability to nurture talent in athletes who have the heart...
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Dream Hoarders: How the American Upper Middle Class Is Leaving Everyone Else in the Dust, Why That Is a Problem, and What to Do about It

Richard Reeves - Brookings Institution Press
Format: Hardcover

America is becoming a class-based society.It is now conventional wisdom to focus on the wealth of the top 1 percent - especially the top 0.01 percent - and how the ultra-rich are concentrating income and prosperity while incomes for most other Americans are stagnant. But the most important,...
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It's Your Move: My Million Dollar Method for Taking Risks with Confidence and Succeeding at Work and Life

Josh Altman - HarperOne
Format: Hardcover

The star of Bravo's hit series Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles provides tips, tools, insights and strategies for sales, marketing, promotion, running a family business and more to help readers build confidence and master the knowledge they need to succeed. --Publisher's description.Altman...
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Empire of the Fund: The Way We Save Now

William A Birdthistle - Oxford University Press
Format: Print book

Empire of the Fund is an expos and examination of the way we save now. With the rise of the 401(k) and demise of the pension, the United States has embarked upon the richest and riskiest experiment in our financial history. Over the next twenty years, nearly eighty million baby boomers...
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Unshakable: How to Thrive

TONY ROBBINS - SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format: Print book

After interviewing fifty of the world's greatest financial minds and penning the #1 New York Times bestseller Money: Master the Game, Tony Robbins returns with a step-by-step playbook, taking you on a journey to transform your financial life and accelerate your path to financial...
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Drop the Ball: Achieving More by Doing Less

Tiffany Dufu - Flatiron Books
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,...
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The Signals Are Talking: Why Today's Fringe Is Tomorrow's Mainstream

Amy Webb - Public Affairs
Format: Print book

Amy Webb is a noted futurist who combines curiosity, skepticism, colorful storytelling, and deeply reported, real-world analysis in this essential book for understanding the future. The Signals Are Talking reveals a systemic way of evaluating new ideas bubbling up on the horizon - distinguishing...
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Own It: The Power of Women at Work

Sallie Krawcheck - Crown Business
Format: Print book

A new kind of career playbook for a new era of feminism, offering women a new set of rules for professional success: one that plays to their strengths and builds on the power they already have. Weren't women supposed to have "arrived"? Perhaps with the nation's first female President,...
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Truffle Boy: My Unexpected Journey Through the Exotic Food Underground

Ian Purkayastha - Hachette Books
Format: Print book

"[Ian Purkayastha] has a true, deep expertise in everything he sells--caviar, truffles, fish. He knows the stories that we need to sell the stuff tableside . . . he can disrupt the entire luxury foods market." ---From the Foreword by David Chang Ian Purkayastha is New York City's...
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Footnotes from the World's Greatest Bookstores: True Tales and Lost Moments from Book Buyers, Booksellers, and Book Lovers

Bob Eckstein - Clarkson Potter
Format: Print book

From beloved New Yorker cartoonist Bob Eckstein, Footnotes from the World's Greatest Bookstores invites you into the heart and soul of every community: the local bookshop, each with its own quirks, charms, and legendary stories. This collection of seventy-five of the most...
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Connect: How Companies Succeed by Engaging Radically with Society

John Browne - Public Affairs
Format: Print book

Drawing on the experiences of John Browne, former CEO of BP, and the insight of two McKinsey experts, Connect explores the recurring rift between business and society and proposes a way in which companies can prosper by connecting with the world around them. In an era of unremitting transparency,...
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In the Company of Women: Inspiration and Advice from over 100 Makers, Artists, and Entrepreneurs

Grace Bonney - Artisan
Format: Print book

New York Times Bestseller "I want to rip out every page of this glorious book and hang them on my wall so that I can be surrounded by these incredible women all day long." - Emma Straub, New York Times bestselling author of The Vacationers and Modern...
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You May Also Like: Taste in an Age of Endless Choice

Tom Vanderbilt - Alfred A. Knopf
Format: Print book

"From the best-selling author of Traffic, a brilliant and entertaining exploration of our personal tastes--why we like the things we like, and what it says about us,"--NoveList.From the tangled underpinnings of our food taste to the complex dynamics of our playlists, our preferences...
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Rich Is Not a Four-Letter Word: How to Survive Obamacare, Trump Wall Street, Kick-start Your Retirement, and Achieve Financial Success

Gerri Willis - Crown Forum
Format: Print book

In a fiery polemic on our personal finances, Gerri Willis, anchor and personal finance correspondent for Fox Business News, reveals how liberal policy has decimated our wallets. In Rich Is Not a Four-Letter Word, veteran financial journalist and pundit Gerri Willis takes on the progressive...
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Hit Refresh: The Quest to Rediscover Microsoft's Soul and Imagine a Better Future for Everyone

Satya Nadella - HarperBusiness
Format: Hardcover

"At the core, Hit Refresh, is about us humans and the unique quality we call empathy, which will become ever more valuable in a world where the torrent of technology will disrupt the status quo like never before." - Satya Nadella from Hit Refresh"Satya has charted a course...
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Get What's Yours for Medicare: Maximize Your Coverage, Minimize Your Costs

Philip Moeller - Simon & Schuster
Format: Print book

A coauthor of the New York Times bestselling guide to Social Security Get What's Yours authors an essential companion to explain Medicare, the nation's other major benefit for older Americans. Learn how to maximize your health coverage and save money.Social Security provides...
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The Financial Diet: A Total Beginner's Guide to Getting Good with Money

Chelsea Fagan - Holt Paperbacks
Format: Paperback

*A Refinery29 Best Book of 2018**One of Real Simple's Most Inspiring Books for Graduates* How to get good with money, even if you have no idea where to start.The Financial Diet is the personal finance book for people who don't care about personal finance. Whether you're in need...
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Emotional Agility: Get Unstuck, Embrace Change, and Thrive in Work and Life

Susan A David - Avery
Format: Print book

The counterintuitive approach to achieving your true potential, heralded by the Harvard Business Review as a groundbreaking idea of the year. The path to fulfillment, whether at work or at home, is almost never a straight line. Ask anyone who has achieved their biggest goals or who thrives...
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The Startup Checklist: 25 Steps to a Scalable, High-Growth Business

David S Rose - John Wiley & Sons
Format: Print book

25 Steps to Found and Scale a High-Growth Business The Startup Checklist is the entrepreneur's essential companion. While most entrepreneurship books focus on strategy, this invaluable guide provides the concrete steps that will get your new business off to a strong start. You'll...
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Broke Millennial: Stop Scraping By and Get Your Financial Life Together

Erin Lowry - TarcherPerigee
Format: Paperback

Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck and Get Your Financial Life Together (#GYFLT) ! If you're a cash-strapped 20- or 30-something, it's easy to get freaked out by finances. But you're not doomed to spend your life drowning in debt or mystified by money. It's time to stop scraping by and take...
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Winners: And How They Succeed

Alastair Campbell - Pegasus Books
Format: Hardcover

Alastair Campbell knows all about winning. As Tony Blair's chief spokesman and strategist he helped guide his party to victory in three successive elections, and he's fascinated by what it takes to succeed How do sportsmen excel, entrepreneurs thrive, or individuals achieve the ambitions?...
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Advice and Dissent: Why America Suffers When Economics and Politics Collide

Alan S Blinder - Basic Books
Format: Hardcover

A bestselling economist tells us what both politicians and economists must learn to fix America's failing economic policiesAmerican economic policy ranks as something between bad and disgraceful. As leading economist Alan S. Blinder argues, a crucial cultural divide separates economic and political...
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The Crisis of the Middle-Class Constitution: Why Economic Inequality Threatens Our Republic

Ganesh Sitaraman - Alfred A. Knopf
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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You Can Do Anything: The Surprising Power of a "Useless" Liberal Arts Education

GEORGE ANDERS - Little, Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

In a tech-dominated world, the most needed degrees are the most surprising: the liberal arts Did you take the right classes in college? Will your major help you get the right job offers? For more than a decade, the national spotlight has focused on science and engineering as the only reliable...
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Messy: The Power of Disorder to Transform Our Lives

Tim Harford - Riverhead Books
Format: Hardcover

"Utterly fascinating. Tim Harford shows that if you want to be creative and resilient, you need a little more disorder in your world." - Adam Grant, New York Times-bestselling author of Originals and Give and Take"Engrossing." - New York TimesFrom...
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