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Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life

William Burnett · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 238
Format: Print book

#1 New York Times Bestseller

At last, a book that shows you how to build - design - a life you can thrive in, at any age or stage

Designers create worlds and solve problems using design thinking. Look around your office or home - at the tablet or smartphone...
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Becoming Facebook: The 10 Challenges That Defined the Company That's Disrupting the World

Mike Hoefflinger · AMACOM
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Facebook's founding is legend: In a Harvard dorm, wunderkind Mark Zuckerberg invented a new way to connect with friends...and the rest is history. But for the people who actually molded this great idea into a game-changing $300 billion company, the experience was far more tumultuous...
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JELL-O Girls: A Family History

ALLIE ROWBOTTOM · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A memoir that braids the evolution of one of America's most iconic branding campaigns with the stirring tales of the women who lived behind its façade - told by the inheritor of their stories.

In 1899, Allie Rowbottom's great-great-great-uncle bought the patent to Jell-O from...
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The Mushin Way to Peak Performance: The Path to Productivity, Balance, and Success

Michael Veltri · Wiley
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Follow your own nature to achieve clarity, power, and success The Mushin Way teaches tools and techniques to help you reach peak performance and transform your business and personal life. Regardless of what we want to achieve in business or in life, transformation can be difficult and we tend...
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Temp: How American Work, American Business, and the American Dream Became Temporary

Louis Hyman · Viking
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The untold history of the surprising origins of the "gig economy" --how deliberate decisions made by consultants and CEOs in the 50s and 60s upended the stability of the workplace and the lives of millions of working men and women in postwar America.

Every working person...
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Creating Great Choices: A Leader's Guide to Integrative Thinking

Jennifer Riel · Harvard Business Review Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Move Beyond Trade-Off Thinking

When it comes to our hardest choices, it can seem as though making trade-offs is inevitable. But what about those crucial times when accepting the obvious trade-off just isn't good enough? What do we do when the choices in front of us don't get us what...

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Self-Made: How to Become Self-Reliant, Self-Realized, and Rich in Every Way

Nely Galán · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 214
Format: Print book

For readers of #GIRLBOSS and viewers of Shark Tank - a global revolution in entrepreneurship is under way, inspiring women to blaze a trail of financial self-reliance and become self-made. Featuring a foreword by Suze Orman.

What does it mean to be self-made? It's...
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Valley of Genius: The Uncensored History of Silicon Valley, as Told by the Hackers, Founders, and Freaks Who Made It Boom

ADAM FISHER · Twelve
Pages: 512
Format: Hardcover

A candid, colorful, and comprehensive oral history that reveals the secrets of Silicon Valley -- from the origins of Apple and Atari to the present day clashes of Google and Facebook, and all the start-ups and disruptions that happened along the way.
Rarely has one economy asserted itself...
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Hivemind: The New Science of Tribalism in Our Divided World

Sarah Rose Cavanagh · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Hivemind: A collective consciousness in which we share consensus thoughts, emotions, and opinions; a phenomenon whereby a group of people function as if with a single mind.

Our views of the world are shaped by the stories told by our self-selected communities. Whether seeking out groups...
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The Ultimate Scholarship Book 2020: Billions of Dollars in Scholarships, Grants and Prizes

Gen Tanabe · SuperCollege
Pages: 784
Format: Paperback

Information on 1.5 million scholarships, grants, and prizes is easily accessible in this revised directory with more than 300 new listings that feature awards indexed by career goal, major, academics, public service, talent, athletics, religion, ethnicity, and more. Each entry contains...
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