Back Business & Investing | July Newsletter

SelectReads News
Simple News Pro
  Business & Investing  
Getting Funded: Proof-of-Concept, Due Diligence, Risk and Reward

Chandra S. Mishra · Palgrave MacMillan
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Getting Funded shows entrepreneurs the tools and framework critical to a venture's success, teaching entrepreneurs to develop an investment model as well as refine their business model and strategy.
Read More check catalog
The Ethical Carnivore: My Year Killing to Eat

Louise Gray · Bloomsbury Natural History
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

If you had to kill it yourself, if you had to look it in the eye . . . would you eat it?Louise's first kill is a disaster. She injures a rabbit, and thinks it has died in agony. But the experience teaches her a lesson, and when she subsequently finds the rabbit, she vows to do its death...
Read More check catalog
Mad Genius: A Manifesto for Entrepreneurs

Randy Gage · Perigee Books, 2016.
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Create your next breakthroughMad Genius is a unique book for entrepreneurs--and for employees who want to think like entrepreneurs. It will help you unleash the innate creative genius inside you.Every industry has its sacred cows and accepted practices. These are often based upon foundational...
Read More check catalog
Minding My Business: The Complete, No-Nonsense, Start-to-Finish Guide to Owning and Running Your Own Store

Adeena Mignogna · Skyhorse Publishing; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Taking a leap and making the choice to start a business can be hard, but all that comes after—the planning, loans, marketing—can be even harder. Every new business owner needs an easy, clear, and useful guide to follow when embarking on this venture, and Minding My Business...
Read More check catalog
The Local Food Revolution: How Humanity Will Feed Itself in Uncertain Times

Michael Brownlee · North Atlantic Books
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

Demonstrating that humanity faces an imminent and prolonged global food crisis, Michael Brownlee issues a clarion call and manifesto for a revolutionary movement to localize the global food supply. He lays out a practical guide for those who hope to navigate the challenging process of shaping...
Read More check catalog
Inside the Investments of Warren Buffett: Twenty Cases

Yefei Lu · Columbia University Press
Pages: 312
Format: Print book

Since the 1950s, Warren Buffett and his partners have backed some of the twentieth century's most profitable, trendsetting companies. But how did they know they were making the right investments? What did Buffet and his partners look for in an up-and-coming company, and how can others replicate...
Read More check catalog
How to Lead without Domineering: 29 Smart Leadership Rules

Rolf Arnold · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 148
Format: eBook

How to Lead without Domineering: 29 Smart Leadership Rules is a kind of tool book which contains almost 30 suggestions for self-reflection of leaders in any kind of leading situation - on the job, in a honorary post, or in any other context. Leaders reach their own limits and the limits...
Read More check catalog
Tipping Sacred Cows: Kick the Bad Work Habits that Masquerade as Virtues

Jake Breeden · Jossey-Bass; 1 edition
Format: Book

Strategies for overcoming the "sacred cows" that hold people back at workYou should try your best, work well with others, and produce excellent work. Right? But these cherished nuggets of advice, in practice, have a dark side that can lead to career-limiting unintended consequences....
Read More check catalog
The Conversational Firm: Rethinking Bureaucracy in the Age of Social Media

Catherine Turco · Columbia University Press
Pages: 253
Format: Print book

A fast-growing social media marketing company, TechCo encourages all of its employees to speak up. By promoting open dialogue across the corporate hierarchy, the firm has fostered a uniquely engaged workforce and an enviable capacity for change. Yet the path hasn't always been easy....
Read More check catalog
How Women Decide: What's True, What's Not, and What Strategies Spark the Best Choices

Therese Huston · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

A definitive playbook for making stronger, wiser choices that thoughtfully addresses how the cultural landscape - and the research - defines how women decide Books about decision making are often inadvertently tailored primarily to men. Meanwhile, books about women in business overlook...
Read More check catalog
Everybody Matters: The Extraordinary Power of Caring for Your People Like Family

Bob Chapman · Portfolio
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

"Chapman and coauthor Raj Sisodia show how any organization can reject the traumatic consequences of rolling layoffs, dehumanizing rules, and hypercompetitive cultures. Once you stop treating people like functions or costs, disengaged workers begin to share their gifts and talents...
Read More check catalog
Roadside MBA: Back Road Lessons for Entrepreneurs, Executives and Small Business Owners

Michael Mazzeo · Business Plus
Format: Hardcover

While playing hooky from a conference in Boston a few years back, three former colleagues from Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management hopped in a car and headed on a road trip. They pulled into a shoe store in Maine and noticed that the sales help was unusually pushy. After a few questions,...
Read More check catalog
SUPERHUBS: How the Financial Elite and their Networks Rule Our World

Sandra Navidi · Nicholas Brealey
Pages: 310
Format: Print book

Chosen by Edmund Phelps in Bloomberg's survey of Best Books of 2016. $UPERHUBS is a rare, behind-the-scenes look at how the world's most powerful titans, the "superhubs" pull the levers of our global financial system. Combining insider's knowledge with principles of network...
Read More check catalog
Good Authority: How to Become the Leader Your Team Is Waiting For

Jonathan Raymond · Ideapress Publishing
Pages: 191
Format: Print book

"Required reading for anyone who wants to do more than merely manage people. Good Authority is a modern classic, and it will redefine what it means to be the boss. " - Seth Godin, Author, Linchpin A powerful, personal, persuasive guide to becoming a better leader in the modern,...
Read More check catalog