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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 Business of Good: Social Entrepreneurship and the New Bottom Line

Jason Haber · Entrepreneur Press
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

The Business of Good narrates the story behind social entrepreneurship as told by the individuals compelled to create a change in the world--not just another business. Serial and social entrepreneur Jason Haber intertwines case studies and anecdotes that show how social entrepreneurship...
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The Secret Club That Runs the World: Inside the Fraternity of Commodity Traders

Kate Kelly · Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

"Commodity players are a shrewd and indomitable lot. And the contracts they trade are still so loosely regulated that the correct combination of money and skill creates irresistible opportunity. That's why I'm only half joking when I call them the secret club that runs the world."When...
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Canada - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

Diane Lemieux · Kuperard
Pages: 168
Format: Print book

Canada is the second-largest country in the world, stretching from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific and spanning six time zones. From coast to coast lie vast forests, breathtaking mountains, flat, open plains, and thousands of lakes and rivers. It is also the world's second-most sparsely...
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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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How to Be a Financial Grownup: Proven Advice from High Achievers on How to Live Your Dreams and Have Financial Freedom

Bobbi Rebell · Maven House Press
Pages: 203
Format: Print book

Bobbi Rebell, award-winning TV anchor and personal finance columnist at Thomson Reuters, taps into her exclusive network of business leaders to share with you stories of the financial lessons they learned early in their lives that helped them become successful. She then uses these stories...
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Play Bigger: How Pirates, Dreamers, and Innovators Create and Dominate Markets

Al Ramadan
Format: Print book

The founders of a respected Silicon Valley advisory firm study legendary category-creating companies and reveal a groundbreaking discipline called category design.Winning today isn't about beating the competition at the old game. It's about inventing a whole new game - d
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Unleashing the Innovators: How Mature Companies Find New Life with Startups

JIM STENGEL · Crown Business
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Today's established companies must find new ways to reignite their entrepreneurial DNA and jumpstart revenues--or risk losing their way. By working with startup companies, Jim Stengel, renowned consultant to Fortune 500 companies and the former global marketing officer for Procter...
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Breaking Through Bias: Communication Techniques for Women to Succeed at Work

Andrea S Kramer · Bibliomotion
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

More than fifty years after the beginning of the Women's Movement and forty years after passage of Title IX, women are still not "making it" in traditionally male careers. Women start their careers on parity with men but generally end them far earlier, having achieved less status,...
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Becoming the Boss: New Rules for the Next Generation of Leaders

Lindsey Pollak · HarperBusiness; Original edition
Format: Book

The author of Getting from College to Career reinvents the concept of management for a new generation, offering a fresh and relevant approach to career success that shows them how to make the next step: becoming a leader.We are in the midst of a leadership revolution, as power passes from...
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The Upside of Inequality: How Good Intentions Undermine the Middle Class

Edward Conard · Portfolio Penguin
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

The scourge of America's economy isn't the success of the 1 percent - quite the opposite. The bigger problem is the government's well-meaning but misguided attempt to reduce the payoffs for success. Four years ago, Edward Conard wrote a controversial bestseller, Unintended Consequences,...
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The Curmudgeon's Guide to Getting Ahead: Dos and Don'ts of Right Behavior, Tough Thinking, Clear Writing, and Living a Good Life

Charles Murray · Crown Business
Pages: 144
Format: Book

For those starting out in their careers - and those who wish to advance more quickly - this is a delightfully fussy guide to the hidden rules of the road in the workplace and in life. As bestselling author and social historian Charles Murray explains, at senior levels of an organization...
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The Self-made Billionaire Effect: How Extreme Producers Create Massive Value

Mitch Cohen · Portfolio; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

In honor of The Self-Made Billionaire Effect purchases, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP is making a significant contribution to DonorsChoose.org, an online charity that connects public school teachers in need of classroom materials and experiences with individual donors who want to help. PwC's...
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Sustainability Made Simple: Small Changes for Big Impact

Rosaly Byrd · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 220
Format: Hardcover

Sustainability Made Simple is an introduction to sustainability and sustainable living that explores the relationship between everyday life and the intricate global environmental issues of today, including air and water pollution, deforestation, and climate change. Rosaly Byrd and Laurèn...
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Hiding in the Bathroom: An Introvert's Roadmap to Getting Out There

MORRA AARONS-MELE · Dey Street Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

From the marketing guru and host of the popular Forbes.com podcast Hiding in the Bathroom, a breakthrough introverts' guide that broadens the conversation sparked by Quiet and moves away from the "Lean In" approach, offering wisdom and practical tips to help readers build strong...
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