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Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive

Stephanie Land · Hachette Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Evicted meets Nickel and Dimed in Stephanie Land's memoir about working as a maid, a beautiful and gritty exploration of poverty in America. Includes a foreword by Barbara Ehrenreich.

"My daughter learned to walk in a homeless shelter."

While the gap between...
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Red Teaming: How Your Business Can Conquer the Competition by Challenging Everything

Bryce G Hoffman · Crown Business
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Red Teaming is a revolutionary new way to make critical and contrarian thinking part of the planning process of any organization, allowing companies to stress-test their strategies, flush out hidden threats and missed opportunities and avoid being sandbagged by competitors. Today, most...
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The Dog Merchants: Inside the Big Business of Breeders, Pet Stores, and Rescuers

Kim Kavin · Pegasus Books
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

We love them with all our hearts, but do we really know where our dogs came from? Kim Kavin, author of Little Boy Blue, reveals the complex network behind the $11 billion-a-year business of selling dogs. A must-read for the benefit of all dogs, everywhere.

In what promises to become...
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Hustle Harder, Hustle Smarter

Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson · Amistad
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

For the first time, Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson opens up about his amazing comeback -- from tragic personal loss to thriving businessman and cable's highest-paid executive -- in this unique self-help guide, his first since his blockbuster New York Times bestseller The 50th Law.In...
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Shifting Gears: How to Harness Your Drive to Reach Your Potential and Accelerate Success

Ryan O'Reilly · Morgan James Publishing
Pages: 157
Format: Print book

Sometimes in life you hit plateaus where you know deep down that there must be something more, but you aren't sure what it is. It can feel like you're stuck in neutral--revving the engine as hard as you can, but not going anywhere. It's frustrating, to say the least! If you don't...
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Live Work Work Work Die: A Journey into the Savage Heart of Silicon Valley

Corey Pein · Metropolitan Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A scathing, sardonic exploration of Silicon Valley tech culture, laying bare the greed, hubris, and retrograde politics of an industry that aspires to radically transform society for its own benefitAt the height of the startup boom, journalist Corey Pein set out for Silicon Valley with...
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The Hustle Economy: Transforming Your Creativity Into a Career

Jason Oberholtzer · Running Press
Pages: 223
Format: Print book

To survive in today's gig economy, you must be a mover, a shaker, a doer, and a maker. In The Hustle Economy, we give you 25 essays from founders, writers, producers, game makers, artists, and creative types from every path who share one common trait - they are all self-made hustlers...
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Heads I Win, Tails I Win: Why Smart Investors Fail and How to Tilt the Odds in Your Favor

Spencer Jakab · Portfolio Penguin
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

INVESTING IS ONE OF THE FEW AREAS IN LIFE WHERE EVEN VERY SMART PEOPLE LET HOPE TRIUMPH OVER EXPERIENCE According to Wall Street Journal investing colum­nist Spencer Jakab, most of us have no idea how much money we're leaving on the table - or that the average saver doesn't come...
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Sellout: How Washington Gave Away America's Technological Soul, and One Man's Fight to Bring It Home

Victoria Bruce · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The story of one citizen's fight to preserve a US stake in the future of clean energy and the elements essential to high tech industries and national defense.American technological prowess used to be unrivaled. But because of globalization, and with the blessing of the U.S. government,...
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First, Break All The Rules: What the World's Greatest Managers Do Differently

Gallup Press. · Gallup Press
Pages: 350
Format: Hardcover

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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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Growing Weeders Into Leaders: Leadership Lessons from the Ground Up

Jeff McManus · Morgan James Publishing
Pages: 166
Format: Paperback

Aristotle and Nike got it right - GREATNESS is what we humans DO - when given the challenge, the encouragement, the environment, and the opportunity.At some point in this postmodern life, individual greatness has lost its appeal for many of us. It has been commodified and relegated to those...
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Joy at Work: Organizing Your Professional Life

Marie Kondo · Little, Brown Spark
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Marie Kondo, author of the worldwide #1 bestseller The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, and organizational psychologist Scott Sonenshein team up to bring joy to work.

The workplace is a magnet for clutter and mess. Who hasn't felt drained by wasteful meetings, disorganized...
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Eat That Frog!: 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time

Brian Tracy · Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Stop ProcrastinatingGet More of the Important Things Done - Today!There just isn't enough time for everything on our to-do list - and there never will be. Successful people don't try to do everything. They learn to focus on the most important tasks and make sure those get done....
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AI Superpowers: China, Silicon Valley, and the New World Order

Kai-Fu Lee · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Here are two well-known facts:

Artificial Intelligence is reshaping the world as we know it.

The United States has long been, and remains, the global leader in AI.

That first fact is correct. But in his provocative new book, Dr. Kai-Fu Lee - one of the world's...
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