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A Passion for Leadership: Lessons on Change and Reform from Fifty Years of Public Service

Robert Michael Gates · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 239
Format: Print book

From the former secretary of defense and author of the acclaimed #1 best-selling memoir Duty, a characteristically direct, informed, and urgent assessment of why big institutions are failing us and how smart, committed leadership can effect real improvement regardless of scale. Across the realms...
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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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Nolo's Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home

Ilona Bray · Nolo
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

Everything a buyer needs to know to buy a first home, with insider tips and advice from the experts! Rental prices have gone through the roof, more homes are coming up for sale, and buying a home remains a sound investment. But how do you know whether you're ready? And what steps should...
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The Art of Startup Fundraising

Alejandro Cremades · John Wiley & Sons
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Startup money is moving online, and this guide shows you how it works. "The Art of Startup Fundraising" takes a fresh look at raising money for startups, with a focus on the changing face of startup finance. New regulations are making the old go-to advice less relevant, as startup...
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Selling Your House: Nolo's Essential Guide

Ilona M Bray · Nolo
Pages: 246
Format: Print book

What's the best way to get the highest return if you want to sell your home now? With pent-up demand for homes, you hope yours will inspire multiple offers; but want to make sure to choose a solid one that will proceed successfully to closing. Selling Your House: Nolo's Essential Guide...
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Rock Bottom to Rock Star: Lessons from the Business School of Hard Knocks

Ryan Blair · Portfolio Penguin
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Can you remember that one time you got recognized or someone thanked you for your contribution to their life? You were a rock star, even for just one second. This book isn't about a charmed path to success or some untouchable fairy tale that nobody can relate to-this is about going from...
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How the Stock Market Works: A Beginner's Guide to Investment

Michael Becket · Kogan Page
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

So just how does the investment industry really work?Now more than ever, people are being affected by the fluctuations in the global economy and by financial uncertainty - with major impacts on their savings, portfolios and pensions. It takes not just savvy but real information to maintain...
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The Golden Rules: 10 Steps to World-Class Excellence in Your Life and Work

Bob Bowman · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 270
Format: eBook

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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Killing It: An Entrepreneur's Guide to Keeping Your Head Without Losing Your Heart

Sheryl O'Loughlin · Harper Business
Pages: 290
Format: Print book

The former CEO of Clif Bar, Co-founder of Plum, and serial entrepreneur offers insights about launching and growing a business while maintaining a fulfilled life in this practical guide filled with hard-won advice culled from the author's own sometimes dark, raw experiences. With a foreword...
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Working in the Cloud: Using Web-Based Applications and Tools to Collaborate Online

Jason R Rich · Que Publishing
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

All anyone needs to succeed with today's cloud productivity and collaboration tools Clearly explains the cloud concepts and terminology you need to know Helps you choose your best options for managing data, content, and collaboration Shows how to use cloud services more securely...
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Blue Ocean Shift: Beyond Competing - Proven Steps to Inspire Confidence and Seize New Growth

W. Chan Kim · Hachette Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

BLUE OCEAN SHIFT is the essential follow up to Blue Ocean Strategy, the classic and 3.6 million copy global bestseller by world-renowned professors Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne. Drawing on more than a decade of new work, Kim and Mauborgne show you how to move beyond competing, inspire...
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Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the World

HOUGHTON MIFFLIN HARCOURT. · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 598
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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Preparing for Baby: All the Legal, Financial, Tax, and Insurance Information New and Expectant Parents Need

Nihara K Choudhri · American Bar Association
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Preparing for Baby is a must-have resource for every new and expecting parent, a legal and financial version of What to Expect While You're Expecting. Often, parents don't have the time or energy to deal with important legal and financial matters -- like buying life insurance, learning...
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The Seventh Sense: Power, Fortune, and Survival in the Age of Networks

Joshua Cooper Ramo · Little Brown and Company
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The Digital Age we live in is as transformative as the Industrial Revolution and Joshua Cooper Ramo explains how to survive. If you find yourself longing for a disconnected world where information is not always at your fingertips, you may eventually be as useful as the carriage maker post-Henry...
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