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Influencer: Building Your Personal Brand in the Age of Social Media

BRITTANY HENNESSY · Citadel
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

"I highly advise anyone who has an interest in life online to get this book, sit down, and take notes because you're going to want to hear what Brittany has to say." -Iskra Lawrence, Aerie Model and Instagram star (@iskra) If you've ever scrolled through your Instagram...
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Poke the Box: When Was the Last Time You Did Something for the First Time?

Seth Godin · Portfolio
Pages: 96
Format: Hardcover

"A one-two punch! Half kick in the ass, half cheerleading encouragement." - Steven Pressfield, author of The War of ArtIf you are happy being just a dreamer, perhaps you don't need this book.If you're enjoying the status quo, don't even consider reading this book.If...
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Mindfulness

Harvard Business Review · Harvard Business Review Press
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

The benefits of mindfulness include better performance, heightened creativity, deeper self-awareness, and increased charisma -- not to mention greater peace of mind.This book gives you practical steps for building a sense of presence into your daily work routine. It also explains the science...
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American Prison: A Reporter's Undercover Journey into the Business of Punishment

Shane Bauer · Penguin Press
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

A ground-breaking and brave inside reckoning with the nexus of prison and profit in America: in one Louisiana prison and over the course of our country's history.In 2014, Shane Bauer was hired for $9 an hour to work as an entry-level prison guard at a private prison in Winnfield, Louisiana....
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Blood, Sweat, and Pixels: The Triumphant, Turbulent Stories Behind How Video Games Are Made

Jason Schreier · Harper Paperbacks
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

Developing video games - hero's journey or fool's errand? The creative and technical logistics that go into building today's hottest games can be more harrowing and complex than the games themselves, often seeming like an endless maze or a bottomless abyss. In Blood, Sweat, and Pixels,...
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100 Questions Every First-Time Home Buyer Should Ask, Fourth Edition: With Answers from Top Brokers from Around the Country

ILYCE R GLINK · Three Rivers Press
Pages: 480
Format: Paperback

From the most trusted name in real estate, a new and fully updated edition of the indispensable guide that helps first-time buyers land the home of their dreamsWhat does "location, location, location" really mean? How do I decide what to offer on a house? What exactly is the closing?Buying...
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The Capitalist Comeback: The Trump Boom and the Left's Plot to Stop It

ANDY PUZDER · Center Street
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Andy Puzder, the former CEO of Carl's Jr. and Hardee's, says that "capitalism" is not a dirty word, and thankfully President Trump understands this; his pro-business policies will bring back economic growth and secure our future.As a successful CEO in the restaurant industry,...
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High-Hanging Fruit: Build Something Great by Going Where No One Else Will

Mark Rampolla · Portfolio
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

ZICO founder Mark Rampolla is building a social good movement: how to make money starting a company that is good for you, your colleagues, customers, and the worldWhen Mark Rampolla filled a notebook with potential startup ideas, his wife asked him some tough questions. What about this...
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The Quarter-Life Breakthrough: Invent Your Own Path, Find Meaningful Work, and Build a Life That Matters

Smiley Poswolsky · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Have you ever known that you needed to make a change, but felt unable to do anything about it? Have you ever felt like you aren't where you are supposed to be, and wondered how the people around you managed to find their purpose in life? After realizing that his well-paying, prestigious...
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JELL-O Girls: A Family History

ALLIE ROWBOTTOM · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A memoir that braids the evolution of one of America's most iconic branding campaigns with the stirring tales of the women who lived behind its façade - told by the inheritor of their stories.In 1899, Allie Rowbottom's great-great-great-uncle bought the patent to Jell-O from its inventor...
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Being Boss: Take Control of Your Work and Live Life on Your Own Terms

Emily Thompson · Running Press Adult
Pages: 200
Format: Paperback

From the creators of the hit podcast comes an interactive self-help guide for creative entrepreneurs, where they share their best tools and tactics on "being boss" in both business and life. Kathleen Shannon and Emily Thompson are self-proclaimed "business besties" and hosts...
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Shortcut Your Startup: Speed Up Success with Unconventional Advice from the Trenches

Courtney Reum · Gallery/Jeter Publishing
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From the Reum brothers - former Goldman Sachs investment bankers, successful operators, and investors - comes Shortcut Your Startup, a practical playbook for both aspiring and seasoned entrepreneurs, filled with unconventional yet accessible advice for maximizing your business venture.Courtney...
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The Confident House Hunter: A Home Inspector's Tips for Finding Your Perfect House

Dylan Chalk · Plain Sight Publishing
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

With a zillion houses out there, find your perfect home in the midst of imperfection. In The Confident House Hunter, home inspector Dylan Chalk weaves over a decade of home inspection experience into stories and tips with easy-to-understand language, teaching homebuyers and real estate...
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Social Media Marketing All-in-One For Dummies

Jan Zimmerman · For Dummies
Pages: 792
Format: Paperback

The bestselling social media marketing book Marketing your business through social media isn't an option these days - it's absolutely imperative. In this new edition of the bestselling Social Media Marketing All-in-One For Dummies, you'll get comprehensive, expert guidance on how to use the latest...
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Crude Nation: How Oil Riches Ruined Venezuela

Raul Gallegos · University of Nebraska Press
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Beneath Venezuelan soil lies an ocean of crude - the world's largest reserves - an oil patch that shaped the nature of the global energy business. Unfortunately, a dysfunctional anti-American, leftist government controls this vast resource and has used its wealth to foster voter support,...
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