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The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb, and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley Are Changing the World

Brad Stone · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 372
Format: Hardcover

A look deep inside the new Silicon Valley, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Everything Store Ten years ago, the idea of getting into a stranger's car, or a walking into a stranger's home, would have seemed bizarre and dangerous, but today it's as common as ordering a book...
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The Golden Passport: Harvard Business School, the Limits of Capitalism, and the Moral Failure of the MBA Elite

Duff Mcdonald · Harperbusiness
Pages: 688
Format: Print book

A riveting and timely intellectual history of one of our most important capitalist institutions, Harvard Business School, from the bestselling author of The Firm.With The Firm, financial journalist Duff McDonald pulled back the curtain on consulting giant McKinsey & Company. In The Golden...
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Perennial Seller: The Art of Making and Marketing Work that Lasts

RYAN HOLIDAY · Portfolio
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Bestselling author and marketing strategist Ryan Holiday reveals to creatives of all stripes - authors, entrepreneurs, musicians, filmmakers, fine artists - how a classic work is made and marketed.In Hollywood, a movie is given a single weekend to succeed before being written off. In Silicon...
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Hit Refresh: The Quest to Rediscover Microsoft's Soul and Imagine a Better Future for Everyone

Satya Nadella · HarperBusiness
Pages: 272
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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Barking Up the Wrong Tree: The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Success Is

ERIC BARKER · HarperOne
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Much of the advice we've been told about achievement is logical, earnest ... and downright wrong. In Barking Up the Wrong Tree, Eric Barker reveals the extraordinary science behind what actually determines success and most importantly, how anyone can achieve it. You'll learn:* Why valedictorians...
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Mind over Money: The Psychology of Money and How to Use It

Claudia Hammond · Harper Perennial
Pages: 372
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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A History of the United States in Five Crashes: Stock Market Meltdowns That Defined a Nation

SCOTT NATIONS · William Morrow
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

In this absorbing, smart, and accessible blend of economic and cultural history in the vein of the works of Michael Lewis and Andrew Ross Sorkin, a financial executive and CNBC contributor examines the five most significant stock market crashes in the United States over the past century,...
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The Spider Network: The Wild Story of a Math Genius, a Gang of Backstabbing Bankers, and One of the Greatest Scams in Financial History

David Enrich · Custom House
Pages: 528
Format: Print book

The Wall Street Journal's award-winning business reporter unveils the bizarre and sinister story of how a math genius named Tom Hayes, a handful of outrageous confederates, and a deeply corrupt banking system ignited one of the greatest financial scandals in history.In 2006, an oddball...
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How Not to Get Rich: The Financial Misadventures of Mark Twain

ALAN PELL CRAWFORD · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

An uproarious account of Mark Twain's endless attempts to strike it rich, all of which served only to empty his pockets Mark Twain's lifetime spans America's era of greatest economic growth. And Twain was an active, even giddy, participant in all the great booms and busts of his time, launching...
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From Head Shops to Whole Foods: The Rise and Fall of Activist Entrepreneurs

Joshua Clark Davis · Columbia University Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

In the 1960s and '70s, a diverse range of storefronts -- including head shops, African American bookstores, feminist businesses, and organic grocers -- brought the work of the New Left, Black Power, feminism, environmentalism, and other movements into the marketplace. Through shared...
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That's Not How We Do It Here!: A Story about How Organizations Rise and Fall--and Can Rise Again

John Kotter · Portfolio Penguin
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

What's the worst thing you can hear when you have a good idea at work?"That's not how we do it here!" In their iconic bestseller Our Iceberg Is Melting, John Kotter and Holger Rathgeber used a simple fable about penguins to explain the process of lead­ing people through major...
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Extreme You: Step Up. Stand Out. Kick Ass. Repeat.

Sarah Robb O'Hagan · Harperbusiness
Pages: 320
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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The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone

BRIAN MERCHANT · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

We know the iPhone as the device that transformed our world, changing everything from how we talk to each other and do business, to how we exercise, travel, shop, and watch TV. But packed within its slim profile is the fascinating, untold story of scientific, technological, and business...
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Find Your Why: A Practical Guide to Discovering Purpose for You or Your Team

Simon Sinek · Portfolio
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

This paperback original workbook is the next step for applying the life-changing lessons of the mega-bestseller START WITH WHY, which has sold nearly a million copies worldwide.With START WITH WHY, Simon Sinek inspired a movement to build a world in which the vast majority of us can feel...
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Woo, Wow, and Win: Service Design, Strategy, and the Art of Customer Delight

Thomas A Stewart · Harpercollins
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

In this pioneering guide, two business authorities introduce the new discipline of Service Design and reveal why trying new strategies for pleasing customers isn't enough to differentiate your business - it needs to be designed for service from the ground up.Woo, Wow, and Win reveals...
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The Weekend Effect: The Life-Changing Benefits of Taking Time Off and Challenging the Cult of Overwork

KATRINA ONSTAD · HarperOne
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Encroaching work demands - coupled with domestic chores, overbooked schedules, and the incessant pinging of our devices - have taken a toll on what used to be our free time: the weekend. With no space to tune out and recharge, every aspect of our lives is suffering: our health is deteriorating,...
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Stretch: Unlock the Power of Less -and Achieve More Than You Ever Imagined

Scott Sonenshein · HarperBusiness
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A groundbreaking approach to succeeding in business and life, using the science of resourcefulness.We often think the key to success and satisfaction is to get more: more money, time, and possessions; bigger budgets, job titles, and teams; and additional resources for our professional and personal...
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Machine, Platform, Crowd: Harnessing the Digital Revolution

ANDREW MCAFEE · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From the authors of the best-selling The Second Machine Age, a leader's guide to success in a rapidly changing economy.We live in strange times. A machine plays the strategy game Go better than any human; upstarts like Apple and Google destroy industry stalwarts such as Nokia; ideas from...
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The Four: Or, How to Build a Trillion-Dollar Company

SCOTT GALLOWAY · Portfolio
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Amazon, Apple, Google, and Facebook are four of the most influential entities on the planet. Just about everyone knows how they got there. Just about everyone is wrong. For all that's been written about The Four over the last two decades, no one has captured their power and staggering...
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The Kelloggs: The Battling Brothers of Battle Creek

Howard Markel · Pantheon
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

From the much admired medical historian, author of An Anatomy of Addiction, the story of the two Kellogg brothers: one who became America's most beloved physician between the mid-nineteenth century and World War II, a best-selling author, lecturer and health magazine publisher who was read...
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Beyond the Label: Women, Leadership, and Success on Our Own Terms

Maureen Chiquet · HarperBusiness
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The former global CEO of Chanel charts her unlikely path from literature major to global chief executive, guiding readers to move beyond the confines of staid expectations and discover their own true paths, strengths, and leadership values.Driven. Shy. Leader. Wife. Mother. We live in a world...
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Launch Your Dream: A 30-Day Plan for Turning Your Passion into Your Profession

Dale Partridge · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Bestselling author and serial entrepreneur Dale Partridge provides a concrete, easily executed plan for readers looking to start a business that will result in greater freedom, a stronger family, and healthier finances.Dale Partridge, bestselling author and founder of StartupCamp.com and many...
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Total Focus: Make Better Decisions Under Pressure

Brandon Webb · Portfolio
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A former Navy SEAL sniper turned media CEO and New York Times bestselling author teaches business leaders how to make the best decisions under pressure. Over his four deployments as a Navy SEAL sniper, Brandon Webb learned all about performing while experiencing heart-pounding stress....
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Thank You for Being Late: Finding a Job, Running a Country, and Keeping Your Head in an Age of Accelerations

Thomas L Friedman · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 496
Format: Audiobook

A New York Times Bestseller A field guide to the twenty-first century, written by one of its most celebrated observersWe all sense it -- something big is going on. You feel it in your workplace. You feel it when you talk to your kids. You can't miss it when you read the newspapers or watch...
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Spellbound: Seven Principles of Illusion to Captivate Audiences and Unlock the Secrets of Success

David Kwong · HarperBusiness
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A professional magician and illusionist - the head magic consultant for the hit film Now You See Me - reveals how to bridge the gap between perception and reality to increase your powers of persuasion and influence.David Kwong has astounded corporate CEOs, TED talk audiences, and thousands...
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The End of Advertising: Why It Had to Die, and the Creative Resurrection to Come

Andrew Essex · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A recovering Mad Man throws down the ultimate challenge to his profession: Innovate or die.The ad apocalypse is upon us. Today millions are downloading ad-blocking software, and still more are paying subscription premiums to avoid ads. This $600 billion industry is now careening toward...
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The Compassionate Achiever: How Helping Others Fuels Success

Christopher L Kukk · Harper One
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

A powerful, practical guide for cultivating compassion - the scientifically proven foundation for personal achievement and success at work, at home, and in the community.For decades, we've been told the key to prosperity is to look out for number one. But recent science shows that to achieve...
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Win Bigly: Persuasion in a World Where Facts Don't Matter

SCOTT ADAMS · Portfolio
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From the creator of Dilbert, an unflinching look at the strategies Donald Trump used to persuade voters to elect the most unconventional candidate in the history of the presidency, and how anyone can learn his methods for succeeding against long odds. Scott Adams - a trained hypnotist...
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You Can Do Anything: The Surprising Power of a "Useless" Liberal Arts Education

GEORGE ANDERS · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 352
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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Habit Changers: 81 Game-Changing Mantras to Mindfully Realize Your Goals

M J Ryan · Crown Business
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

What would you like to change in your life? Be more focused at work? Communicate more effectively? Find work-life balance? Make smarter decisions? Be more patient with your team or family? Have greater self-confidence? Less stress? Just . . . be happier? Often, the biggest obstacle to change...
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Down and Out in the New Economy: How People Find (or Don't Find) Work Today

Ilana Gershon · University Of Chicago Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Finding a job used to be simple. You'd show up at an office and ask for an application. A friend would mention a job in their department. Or you'd see an ad in a newspaper and send in your cover letter. Maybe you'd call the company a week later to check in, but the basic approach was easy....
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How to Be Everything: A Guide for Those Who

Emilie Wapnick · HarperOne
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

What do you want to be when you grow up? It's a familiar question we're all asked as kids. While seemingly harmless, the question has unintended consequences. It can make you feel like you need to choose one job, one passion, one thing to be about. Guess what? You don't. Having...
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Thank You for Arguing, Third Edition: What Aristotle, Lincoln, and Homer Simpson Can Teach Us About the Art of Persuasion

JAY HEINRICHS · Three Rivers Press
Pages: 480
Format: Paperback

A master class in the art of persuasion, as taught by professors ranging from Bart Simpson to Winston Churchill, newly revised and updated. The time-tested secrets taught in this book include Cicero's three-step strategy for moving an audience to action, and Honest Abe's Shameless Trick...
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Fifty Inventions That Shaped the Modern Economy

Tim Harford · Riverhead Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A lively history seen through the fifty inventions that shaped it most profoundly, by the bestselling author of The Undercover Economist and Messy. Who thought up paper money? What was the secret element that made the Gutenberg printing press possible? And what is the connection between...
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To Pixar and Beyond: My Unlikely Journey with Steve Jobs to Make Entertainment History

Lawrence Levy · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 272
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, he turned...
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Gen Z @ Work: How the Next Generation Is Transforming the Workplace

David Stillman · Harperbusiness
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

A generations expert and author of When Generations Collide and The M-Factor teams up with his seventeen-year-old son to introduce the next influential demographic group to join the workforce - Generation Z - in this essential study, the first on the subject.They were born between between...
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Insight: Why We're Not as Self-Aware as We Think, and How Seeing Ourselves Clearly Helps Us Succeed at Work and in Life

Tasha Eurich · Crown Business
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

The first definitive book on the science of self-awareness, Insight is a fascinating journey into everyone's favorite topic: themselves.Do you understand who you really are? Or how others really see you? We all know people with a stunning lack of self-awareness - but how often do we consider...
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You Get What You Pitch For: Control Any Situation, Create Fierce Agreement, and Get What You Want In Life

Anthony Sullivan · Da Capo Lifelong Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

TV's most popular pitchman reveals the secrets of pitching to get what you want in virtually any situation.Pitching is about persuasion: radiating positivity, controlling the situation, winning an audience's trust, creating "fierce agreement," and getting them to want to give...
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The Power of Onlyness: Make Your Wild Ideas Mighty Enough to Dent the World

Nilofer Merchant · Viking
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

"For any would-be activists who hear the voice: 'not me' or 'not now,' Merchant makes the strong case for 'yes you' and 'yes now' - and even shows you how to jump in." - Van Jones, host of CNN's The Messy Truth, author of Rebuild the Dream and The Green Collar EconomyAn innovation...
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The Automatic Millionaire, Expanded and Updated: A Powerful One-Step Plan to Live and Finish Rich

David Bach · Crown Business
Pages: 266
Format: Paperback

What's the secret to becoming a millionaire? For years people have asked David Bach, the national bestselling author of Smart Women Finish Rich, Smart Couples Finish Rich, and Start Late, Finish Rich what's the real secret to getting rich? What's the one thing I need to do? Now, in the newly...
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The New Rules of Work: The Modern Playbook to Finding the Perfect Career Path, Landing the Right Job, and Waking Up Excited for Work Every Day

Kathryn Minshew · Crown
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

The world of work has changed. Remember the days when, for the vast majority of people, a job was (at best) a means to a paycheck and (at worst) total drudgery? When you had blindly to scour the web for generic job postings? When picking a major meant picking a life-long career path?...
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Masters of Craft: Old Jobs in the New Urban Economy

RICHARD E OCEJO · Princeton University Press
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

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The Inspiration Code: How the Best Leaders Energize People Every Day

KRISTI HEDGES · AMACOM
Pages: 288
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 Sales Survival Handbook: Cold Calls, Commissions, and Caffeine Addiction--The Real Truth About Life in Sales

Ken Kupchik · AMACOM
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

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Sell with a Story: How to Capture Attention, Build Trust, and Close the Sale

Paul Smith · Amacom
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

"If you're serious about increasing your effectiveness as a communicator and looking to transform your sales results, Sell with a Story is for you. This book empowered and energized me, and I know it will do the same for you." -- Mike Weinberg, consultant, speaker, and author...
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Eyes Wide Open: Overcoming Obstacles and Recognizing Opportunities in a World That Can't See Clearly

Isaac Lidsky · Tarcherperigee
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

In Eyes Wide Open, Isaac Lidsky draws on his experience of achieving immense success, joy, and fulfillment while losing his sight to a blinding disease to show us that it isn't external circumstances, but how we perceive and respond to them, that governs our reality.Fear has a tendency...
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The Perfect Mix: Everything I Know About Leadership I Learned as a Bartender

Helen N Rothberg · Atria Books
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of the popular business classics Leadership Is an Art and What They Don't Teach You at Harvard Business School, Dr. Helen Rothberg, a sought-after consultant to CEOs and entrepreneurs, reveals memorable insights about leadership developed while she worked as a bartender...
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The Startup Way: How Modern Companies Use Entrepreneurial Management to Transform Culture and Drive Long-Term Growth

ERIC RIES · Currency
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Entrepreneur and bestselling author of The Lean Startup Eric Ries reveals how entrepreneurial principles can be used by businesses ranging from established companies to early-stage startups to grow revenues, drive innovation, and emerge as truly modern organizations poised to take advantage...
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Social Media for Business: Foolproof Tips to Help You Promote Your Business or Your Brand

Linda Coles · Wiley
Pages: 265
Format: Paperback

The quick-and-easy guide to effective social media marketing Social Media for Business is the essential guide to navigating the social media maelstrom and effectively promoting your business online. You'll learn how to develop a simple marketing plan, use social media effectively and measure...
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Ask More: The Power of Questions to Open Doors, Uncover Solutions, and Spark Change

Frank Sesno · AMACOM
Pages: 249
Format: Print book

What hidden skill links successful people in all walks of life? What helps them make smart decisions? The answer is surprisingly simple: They know how to ask the right questions at the right time. Questions help us break down barriers, discover secrets, solve puzzles, and imagine new ways...
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The CEO Pay Machine: How it Trashes America and How to Stop it

Steven Clifford · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 288
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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Let the Story Do the Work: The Art of Storytelling for Business Success

Esther K Choy · AMACOM
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

People forget facts, but they never forget a good story. \It sounds so simple: Incorporate a story and people will remember your message. But when you get down to crafting one, there's nothing easy about it. Material for stories surrounds us. Yet few people are skilled at sharing...
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Six Billion Shoppers: The Companies Winning the Global E-Commerce Boom

Porter Erisman · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

An insightful, practical guide to e-commerce in emerging markets--and how to profit from their explosive boom.From China to India to Nigeria, e-commerce is entering a golden era in countries that were long left out of the e-commerce gold rush experienced in the West. If the story of the first...
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The Relationship Engine: Connecting with the People Who Power Your Business

Ed Wallace · AMACOM
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Relationships hold companies together and fuel future growth. From connecting with customers to forging high-performing teams, success depends on everyone working well together. Yet many leaders prioritize potential relationships and take established ones for granted. They shouldn't....
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Change the Way You Change!: 5 Roles of Leaders Who Accelerate Business Performance

R KENDALL LYMAN · Greenleaf Book Group Press
Format: Hardcover

Accelerate Leadership and Get Results Great leaders of change positively impact business performance by fundamentally working differently than most leaders in three ways. First, they change how they think and talk about change. Second, they change their approach to change by engaging both...
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Superfandom: How Our Obsessions are Changing How We Buy and Who We Are

Zoe Fraade-Blanar · W W Norton
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

As fandom sheds its longtime stigmas of geekiness and hysteria, fans are demanding more from the celebrities and brands they love. Digital tools have given organizations from traditional businesses to tech startups direct, real-time access to their most devoted consumers, and it s easy...
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The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact

CHIP HEATH · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times bestselling authors of Switch and Made to Stick explore why certain brief experiences can jolt us and elevate us and change us - and how we can learn to create such extraordinary moments in our life and work. While human lives are endlessly variable, our most memorable...
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Excuse Me: The Survival Guide to Modern Business Etiquette

Rosanne J Thomas · AMACOM
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

"Both novice and experienced workers will find a wealth of business etiquette in a book that, instead of excusing bad behavior, could help prevent it from happening in the first place." -Foreword Reviews, 5 Star Review In today's workplace, good manners matter more than ever....
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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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Hacking Growth: How Today's Fastest-Growing Companies Drive Breakout Success

Sean Ellis · Crown Business
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The definitive playbook by the pioneers of Growth Hacking, one of the hottest business methodologies in Silicon Valley and beyond. It seems hard to believe today, but there was a time when Airbnb was the best-kept secret of travel hackers and couch surfers, Pintrest was a niche web site...
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Fully Alive: Using the Lessons of the Amazon to Live Your Mission in Business and Life

TYLER GAGE · Atria Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

In the spirit of Adam Braun's The Promise of a Pencil and Blake Mycoskie's Start Something That Matters, Fully Alive tells the story of an astoundingly successful young entrepreneur's immersion in Amazonian indigenous spirituality and how he integrated the lessons he learned to build a successful,...
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Bored and Brilliant: How Spacing Out Can Unlock Your Most Productive and Creative Self

MANOUSH ZOMORODI · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Has your smartphone become your BFF? Do you feel bored when you're not checking Facebook or Instagram? Bored and Brilliant: How Spacing Out Can Unlock Your Most Productive and Creative Self explains the connection between boredom and original thinking, and explores how we can harness boredom's...
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The Gig Economy: The Complete Guide to Getting Better Work, Taking More Time Off, and Financing the Life You Want

Diane Mulcahy · Amacom
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

From Uber to the presidential debates, the gig economy has been dominating the headlines...and for good reason. Today, more than a third of Americans are working in the gig economy--mixing together short-term jobs, contract work, and freelance assignments. For those who've figured out the formula,...
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How May I Help You?: An Immigrant's Journey from MBA to Minimum Wage

Deepak Singh · University of California Press
Pages: 305
Format: Paperback

In this moving and insightful work, Deepak Singh chronicles his downward mobility as an immigrant to a small town in Virginia. Armed with an MBA from India, Singh can get only a minimum-wage job in an electronics store. Every day he confronts unfamiliar American mores, from strange idioms...
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Lead Yourself First: Inspiring Leadership Through Solitude

RAYMOND M KETHLEDGE · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A guide to the role of solitude in good leadership, including profiles of historical and contemporary figures who have used solitude to lead with courage, creativity, and strength.Throughout history, leaders have used solitude as a matter of course. Eisenhower wrote memoranda to himself...
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Forged in Crisis: The Power of Courageous Leadership in Turbulent Times

Nancy F Koehn · Scribner
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

From a brilliant historian at the Harvard Business School, here is a masterful, in-depth portrait of five extraordinary figures - Ernest Shackleton, Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, and Rachel Carson - that illuminates how great leaders are made in times of adversity...
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The Code of Trust: An American Counterintelligence Expert's Five Rules to Lead and Succeed

CAMERON STAUTH · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Robin Dreeke is a 28-year veteran of federal service, including the United States Naval Academy, United States Marine Corps. He served most recently as a senior agent in the FBI, with 20 years of experience. He was, until recently, the head of the Counterintelligence Behavioral Analysis...
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The Hollywood MBA: A Crash Course in Management from a Life in the Film Business

Tom Reilly · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

What would you do if alligators were loose in your office? Or if your place of business changed 80 times during a four month period? What if two of your key employees were infant twins? Or you were asked to manage 130 people who were hired yesterday?Tom Reilly has faced these obstacles...
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The Givers: Wealth, Power, and Philanthropy in a New Gilded Age

David Callahan · Knopf
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

An inside look at the secretive world of elite philanthropists--and how they're quietly wielding ever more power to shape American life in ways both good and bad. While media attention focuses on famous philanthropists such as Bill Gates and Charles Koch, thousands of donors are at work...
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One Nation Under Gold: How One Precious Metal Has Dominated the American Imagination for Four Centuries

James Ledbetter · Liveright
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

One Nation Under Gold examines the countervailing forces that have long since divided America -- whether gold should be a repository of hope, or a damaging delusion that has long since derailed the rational investor.Worshipped by Tea Party politicians but loathed by sane economists, gold...
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No Ego: How Leaders Can Cut the Cost of Workplace Drama, End Entitlement, and Drive Big Results

CY WAKEMAN · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times bestselling author of Reality-Based Leadership rejects the current fad of "engaging" employees and the emotional drama of "meeting their needs"--returning leadership to leaders and productivity to businesses.For years now, leaders in almost every industry...
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Be Obsessed or Be Average

Grant Cardone · Portfolio/Penguin
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

From the millionaire entrepreneur and New York Times bestselling author of The 10X Rule comes a bold and contrarian wake-up call for anyone truly ready for success. Before Grant Cardone built five successful companies (and counting) , became a multimillionare, and wrote bestselling books...he...
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The New Pioneers: How Entrepreneurs Are Defying the System to Rebuild the Cities and Towns of America

J P Faber · BenBella Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Imagine a world where there are no building codes, no licensing requirements, no permit fees, no inspectors - no rules or regulations, only common sense and the desire to build something better. This is the world that forged America, the land where the early pioneers and town developers...
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Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity

Kim Malone Scott · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

"I raced through RADICAL CANDOR--It's thrilling to learn a framework that shows how to be both a better boss and a better colleague. RADICAL CANDOR is packed with illuminating truths, insightful advice, and practical suggestions, all illustrated with engaging (and often funny) stories...
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Real Impact: The New Economics of Social Change

Morgan Simon · Nation Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Impact investment--the support of social and environmental projects with a financial return--has become a hot topic on the global stage; poised to eclipse traditional aid by ten times in the next decade. But the field is at a tipping point: Will impact investment empower millions of people...
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The Power of Purpose: Inspire teams, engage customers, transform business

John O'Brien · FT Press
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

In a world where volatility is the new norm and change is a constant, the individuals and organisations that are flourishing are those with a clear sense of purpose based on authentic ethical values. Purpose is the secret ingredient - with purpose you have the key to exceptional performance,...
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Valley of the Gods: A Silicon Valley Story

Alexandra Wolfe · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

In a riveting, hilarious account, reporter Alexandra Wolfe exposes a world that is not flat but bubbling - the men and women of Silicon Valley, whose hubris and ambition are changing the world.Each year, young people from around the world go to Silicon Valley to hatch an idea, start a company,...
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We Are Data: Algorithms and The Making of Our Digital Selves

John Cheney-Lippold · NYU Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

What identity means in an algorithmic age: how it works, how our lives are controlled by it, and how we can resist it
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The Power of Positive Leadership: How and Why Positive Leaders Transform Teams and Organizations and Change the World

JON GORDON · Wiley
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

We are not positive because life is easy. We are positive because life can be hard. As a leader, you will face numerous obstacles, negativity, and tests. There will be times when it seems as if everything in the world is conspiring against you and your vision seems more like a fantasy than...
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Jo Malone: My Story

Jo Malone · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Known around the world for her eponymous brand of fragrances and now her brand-new venture Jo Loves (soon to debut in the US) , Jo Malone tells the remarkable and inspiring story of her rise from humble beginnings to beloved business success.Jo Malone began her international fragrance...
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Leadership in Focus: Bringing Out Your Best on Camera

Vern Oakley · Greenleaf Book Group Press
Pages: 264
Format: Hardcover

And . . . Action! If a message feels important enough for video, it's likely because you want to move the audience to action - potential investors to take a stake in your company, current employees to embrace a new initiative, prospective employees to bring their talents to your organization....
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Shortfall: Family Secrets, Financial Collapse, and a Hidden History of American Banking

Alice Echols · The New Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Shortfall opens with a surprise discovery in an attic - boxes filled with letters and documents hidden for more than seventy years - and launches into a fast-paced story that uncovers the dark secrets in Echols's family - an upside-down version of the building and loan story at the center...
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The Emigrant Edge: How to Make It Big in America

Brian Buffini · Howard Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Brian Buffini, an Irish immigrant who went from rags to riches, shares his strategies for anyone who wants to achieve the American dream.Born and raised in Dublin, Ireland, Brian Buffini immigrated to San Diego, California at the age of nineteen with only ninety-two dollars in his pocket....
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The Fourth Industrial Revolution

Klaus Schwab · Crown Business
Pages: 192
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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Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions

Brian Christian · Picador Usa
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

A fascinating exploration of how computer algorithms can be applied to our everyday lives, helping to solve common decision-making problems and illuminate the workings of the human mind All our lives are constrained by limited space and time, limits that give rise to a particular set of problems....
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I Hope I Screw This Up: How Falling In Love with Your Fears Can Change the World

KYLE CEASE · North Star Way
Pages: 246
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times, USA TODAY, Wall Street Journal, and Publishers Weekly Bestseller! If Eckhart Tolle and Jim Carrey had a baby, that baby would be Kyle Cease.After twenty-five years of achieving what he thought were his dreams of being a headlining touring comedian and actor, Kyle Cease...
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21 Secrets of Million-Dollar Sellers: America's Top Earners Reveal the Keys to Sales Success

Stephen J Harvill · Touchstone
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

In this sharp, invigorating read, Fortune 50 consultant Stephen Harvill discovers twenty-one common behaviors of top earners across seven major industries that set them apart. These are the secrets of the world's best salespeople who rake in at least one million dollars a year.For over...
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Time, Talent, Energy: Overcome Organizational Drag and Unleash Your Team's Productive Power

Michael C Mankins · Harvard Business Review Press
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Business leaders know that the key to competitive success is smart management of scarce resources. That's why companies allocate their financial capital so carefully. But capital today is cheap and abundant, no longer a source of advantage. The truly scarce resources now are the time,...
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The Transformational Consumer: Fuel a Lifelong Love Affair with Your Customers by Helping Them Get Healthier, Wealthier, and Wiser

Tara-Nicholle Nelson · Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

The Transformational ConsumerThey are the most valuable, least understood customers of our time. They buy over $4 trillion in life-improving products and services every year. If you serve their deeply human need to continually improve their lives, they will eagerly engage with your brand...
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The Land of Enterprise: A Business History of the United States

Benjamin C Waterhouse · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A new, gripping history of America - told through the executives, bankers, farmers, and politicians who paved the way from colonial times to the present - reveals that this country was founded as much on the search for wealth and prosperity as the desire for freedom.The Land of Enterprise...
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The End of Loyalty: The Rise and Fall of Good Jobs in America

Rick Wartzman · PublicAffairs
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

Having a good, stable job used to be the bedrock of the American Dream. Not anymore. In this richly detailed and eye-opening book, Rick Wartzman chronicles the erosion of the relationship between American companies and their workers. Through the stories of four major employers--General...
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Smart Collaboration: How Professionals and Their Firms Succeed by Breaking Down Silos

Heidi K Gardner · Harvard Business Review Press
Pages: 250
Format: Print book

Not all collaboration is smart. Make sure you do it right.Professional service firms face a serious challenge. Their clients increasingly need them to solve complex problems - everything from regulatory compliance to cybersecurity, the kinds of problems that only teams of multidisciplinary...
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Finish: Give Yourself the Gift of Done

JON ACUFF · Portfolio
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

From New York Times bestselling author Jon Acuff, a book for those who want relief from always starting and never being done.Jon Acuff, sought-after speaker and consultant, is the friend who always gives you great advice. With his self-depricating humor and charm, he has won over hundreds...
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