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Robert Gottlieb · Farrar
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

A spirited and revealing memoir by the most celebrated editor of his timeAfter 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 to run Alfred A. Knopf...
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Own It: The Power of Women at Work

Sallie Krawcheck · Crown Business
Pages: 246
Format: Print book

A new kind of career playbook for a new era of feminism, offering women a new set of rules for professional success: one that plays to their strengths and builds on the power they already have. Weren't women supposed to have "arrived"? Perhaps with the nation's first female President,...
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Author 101: The Insider's Guide to Publishing From Proposal to Bestseller

Rick Frishman · Morgan James Publishing
Format: Print book

The Fast Track to Getting published! “Are you ready to get out of the slush piles? With the expert tutelage of Frishman and Spizman, an author can increase his/her chances of publication many times over.” – John Kremer, author, "1001 Ways to Market Your Books"...
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Move Your Bus: An Extraordinary New Approach to Accelerating Success in Work and Life

Ron Clark · Touchstone
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling author and award-winning educator Ron Clark applies his successful leadership principles to the business world in this effective and accessible guidebook, perfect for any manager looking to inspire and motivate his or her team. Includes a foreword by bestselling...
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Janesville: An American Story

AMY GOLDSTEIN · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

"Moving and magnificently well-researched...Janesville joins a growing family of books about the evisceration of the working class in the United States. What sets it apart is the sophistication of its storytelling and analysis." - The New York Times A Washington Post reporter's...
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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 Mortgage Wars: Inside Fannie Mae, Big-Money Politics, and the Collapse of the American Dream

Timothy Howard · McGraw-Hill,
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

THE REAL STORY OF THE MELTDOWN THAT LED TO THE FINANCIAL CRISIS "Required reading" -- SeekingAlpha.com Many books have been written about the financial crisis and its causes, but none of them has been written by one of the key figures intimately involved in the drama. At last,...
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Creative Intelligence: Harnessing the Power to Create, Connect, and Inspire

Bruce Nussbaum · HarperBusiness
Format: Hardcover

Offering insights from the spheres of anthropology, psychology, education, design, and business, Creative Intelligence by Bruce Nussbaum, a leading thinker, commentator, and curator on the subjects of design, creativity, and innovation, is first book to identify and explore creative intelligence...
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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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The New Rules of Retail: Competing in the World's Toughest Marketplace

Robin Lewis · Palgrave Macmillan Trade; Second Edition, Revised and Updated, Second Edition edition
Format: Book

"In The New Rules of Retail , industry gurus Robin Lewis and Michael Dart explained how unprecedented consumer power, enabled by technology and globalization, is revolutionizing retail. They warned that survival in these dynamic times called for a business model based on three distinct...
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Here's the Plan.: Your Practical, Tactical Guide to Advancing Your Career During Pregnancy and Parenthood

Allyson Downey · Seal Press
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

For many women in their 20's and 30's, the greatest professional hurdle they'll need to overcome has little to do with their work life. The most focused, confident, and ambitious women can find themselves derailed by a tiny little thing: a new baby. While more workplaces are espousing...
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Do It! Marketing: 77 Instant-Action Ideas to Boost Sales, Maximize Profits, and Crush Your Competition

David Newman · AMACOM; 5.6.2013 edition
Format: Book

As a small-business owner or solopreneur, you wear many hats--perhaps the most important of which is marketer.
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Invisible Influence: The Hidden Forces that Shape Behavior

Jonah Berger · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

The New York Times bestselling author of Contagious explores the subtle, secret influences that affect the decisions we make - from what we buy, to the careers we choose, to what we eat - in this fascinating and groundbreaking work.If you're like most people, you think that your choices...
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Works Well with Others: An Outsider's Guide to Shaking Hands, Shutting Up, Handling Jerks, and Other Crucial Skills in Business That No One Ever Teaches You

Ross McCammon · Dutton Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Esquire editor and Entrepreneur etiquette columnist Ross McCammon delivers a funny and authoritative guide that provides the advice you really need to be confident and authentic at work, even when you have no idea what's going on. Ten years ago, before he got a job at Esquire magazine...
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Making the Case: How to Be Your Own Best Advocate

Kimberly Guilfoyle · Harper
Format: Hardcover

After an eleven-year-old Kimberly Guilfoyle lost her mother to leukemia, her dad wanted her to become as resilient and self-empowered as she could be. He wisely taught her to build a solid case for the things she wanted. Creating a strong logical argument was the best way to ensure she could...
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