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Better, Not Perfect: A Realist's Guide to Maximum Sustainable Goodness

Max H. Bazerman · Harper Business
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Negotiation and decision-making expert Max Bazerman explores how we can make more ethical choices by aspiring to be better, not perfect.Every day, you make hundreds of decisions. They're largely personal, but these choices have an ethical twinge as well; they value certain principles...
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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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Break the Curse: A Template for Change - 10 Steps to Restart Your Life

Steve Kelley
Format: Paperback

In Break the Curse,, professor Steve Kelley shares how to beat the odds and achieve extraordinary success. Readers will be captivated as Kelley poignantly tells real-life stories that will inspire and compel you toward extraordinary success. Kelley, a successful entrepreneur, packs 45 years...
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Making It: Why Manufacturing Still Matters

Louis Uchitelle · The New Press
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

From the longtime New York Times economics correspondent, a closely reported argument for the continuing importance of industry for American prosperity

In the 1950s manufacturing generated nearly 30 percent of U.S. income. Over the past fifty-five years that share has gradually...
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Absolute Value: What Really Influences Customers in the Age of

Itamar Simonson · HarperCollins
Pages: 232
Format: Print book

Going against conventional marketing wisdom, Absolute Value reveals what really influences customers today and offers a new framework - the Influence Mix, a totally new way of thinking about consumer decision making and marketing, and about developing more effective business strategies.How...
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Edmund Morris · Random House
Pages: 800
Format: Hardcover

From Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edmund Morris comes a revelatory new biography of Thomas Alva Edison, the most prolific genius in American history.

Although Thomas Alva Edison was the most famous American of his time, and remains an international name today, he is mostly remembered...
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Avid Reader: A Life

Robert Gottlieb · Farrar
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

A spirited and revealing memoir by the most celebrated editor of his time

After 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...

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Watchdog: How Protecting Consumers Can Save Our Families, Our Economy, and Our Democracy

Richard Cordray · Oxford University Press
Pages: 300
Format: Hardcover

Every day across America, consumers face issues with credit cards, mortgages, car loans, and student loans. When they are cheated or mistreated, all too often they hit a brick wall against the financial companies. People are fed up with being run over by big corporations, and few have the resources...
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Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

The latest groundbreaking tome from Tim Ferriss, the #1 New York Times best-selling author of The 4-Hour Workweek.

From the author:

"For the last two years, I've interviewed nearly two hundred world-class performers for my podcast, The Tim Ferriss...
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The Money Plot: A History of Currency's Power to Enchant, Control, and Manipulate

Frederick Kaufman · Other Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Frederick Kaufman tackles the complex history of money, beginning with the earliest myths and wrapping up with Wall Street's byzantine present-day doings. Along the way, he exposes a set of allegorical plots, stock characters, and stereotypical metaphors that have long been linked with...
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