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Born For This: How to Find the Work You Were Meant to Do

Chris Guillebeau · Crown Business
Pages: 313
Format: Print book

Have you ever met someone with the perfect job? To the outside observer, it seems like they've won the career lottery -- that by some stroke of luck or circumstance they've found the one thing they love so much that it doesn't even feel like work - and they're getting paid well to do it.


To...
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Firefighting: The Financial Crisis and Its Lessons

Ben S. Bernanke · Penguin Books
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

From the three primary architects of the American policy response to the worst economic catastrophe since the Great Depression, a magnificent big-picture synthesis--from why it happened to where we are now.

In 2018, Ben Bernanke, Tim Geithner, and Hank Paulson came together to reflect...
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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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And the Weak Suffer What They Must?: Europe's Crisis and America's Economic Future

Yanis Varoufakis · Nation Books
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

"The strong do as they can and the weak suffer what they must." - Thucydides

The fate of the global economy hangs in the balance, and Europe is doing its utmost to undermine it, to destabilize America, and to spawn new forms of authoritarianism.

Europe has dragged...
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Start Your Business on a Ramen Noodle Budget: 12 Lessons on Becoming a Young Entrepreneur When You are Broke!

Felecia Hatcher · Peterson's
Pages: 153
Format: Print book

You don't need millions of dollars to get your business idea off the ground, but you do need to START, with what you have and where you probably are financially-on a Ramen Noodle budget! Think about it: Ramen Noodles are one of the cheapest meals on the planet, but when you get creative...
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The Vanishing American Corporation: Navigating the Hazards of a New Economy

Gerald F Davis · Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

It may be hard to believe in an era of Walmart, Citizens United, and the Koch brothers, but corporations are on the decline. The number of American companies listed on the stock market dropped by half between 1996 and 2012. In recent years we've seen some of the most storied corporations...
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On Grand Strategy

JOHN LEWIS GADDIS · Penguin Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

A master class in strategic thinking, distilled from the legendary program the author has co-taught at Yale for decades

John Lewis Gaddis, the distinguished historian of the Cold War, has for almost two decades co-taught grand strategy at Yale University with his colleagues Charles...
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Build Your Reputation: Grow Your Personal Brand for Career and Business Success

Rob Brown · Wiley
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

Stop being a well-kept secret and start being the go-to choice Your reputation is what people say about you when you're not there. It's your most powerful asset for business growth, career enhancement and freedom of choice in many aspects of life. Yet too many people leave it to chance....
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The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century

KIRK WALLACE JOHNSON · Viking
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A rollicking true-crime adventure and a thought-provoking exploration of the human drive to possess natural beauty for readers of The Stranger in the Woods, The Lost City of Z, and The Orchid Thief.

On a cool June evening in 2009, after performing a concert at London's...
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Connect First: 52 Simple Ways to Ignite Success, Meaning, and Joy at Work

Melanie Katzman · McGraw-Hill Education
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A renowned business psychologist, advisor, and consultant to the world's leading companies reveals the key to greater success, meaning, and joy at work

Technology has enabled us to be more interconnected today than ever before. So why do so many of us feel isolated and undervalued...
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Streetfight: Handbook for an Urban Revolution

Janette Sadik-Khan · Viking, 2016.
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

An empowering road map for rethinking, reinvigorating, and redesigning our cities, from a pioneer in the movement for safer, more livable streets

As New York City's transportation commissioner, Janette Sadik-Khan managed the seemingly impossible and transformed the streets of one of the world's...
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Retire on Less Than You Think: The New York Times Guide to Planning Your Financial Future

Fred Brock · Times Books; 1st edition
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

From the New York Times retirement expert, an authoritative resource for successfully assessing and tackling the real costs and challenges of retirement Only a few years ago, the question on many Americans’ minds wasn’t “how will I retire” but “when.”...
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Managing the Millennials: Discover the Core Competencies for Managing Today's Workforce

Chip Espinoza · John Wiley & Sons
Pages: 214
Format: Print book

Praise for Managing the Millennials "If you're going to run a successful organization in the future, you'll have to learn how to manage the Millennial generation--that thundering herd of young people whose numbers exceed the Baby Boomers. They will push you and frustrate you, but they...
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Starting & Building a Nonprofit: A Practical Guide

Peri Pakroo · NOLO
Pages: 275
Format: Paperback

Start a nonprofit and keep it running with this practical guide

During hard economic times, nonprofits are more important than ever. Here, learn how to create and nurture a nonprofit that will serve your vital mission, whether supporting the arts, rescuing a school library, protecting...

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The Rise and Fall of Nations: Forces of Change in the Post-Crisis World

Ruchir Sharma · W W Norton
Pages: 480
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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