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How Not to Get Rich: The Financial Misadventures of Mark Twain

ALAN PELL CRAWFORD · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

An uproarious account of Mark Twain's endless attempts to strike it rich, all of which served only to empty his pockets Mark Twain's lifetime spans America's era of greatest economic growth. And Twain was an active, even giddy, participant in all the great booms and busts of his time, launching...
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The Four: Or, How to Build a Trillion-Dollar Company

SCOTT GALLOWAY · Portfolio
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Amazon, Apple, Google, and Facebook are four of the most influential entities on the planet. Just about everyone knows how they got there. Just about everyone is wrong. For all that's been written about The Four over the last two decades, no one has captured their power and staggering...
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Win Bigly: Persuasion in a World Where Facts Don't Matter

SCOTT ADAMS · Portfolio
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From the creator of Dilbert, an unflinching look at the strategies Donald Trump used to persuade voters to elect the most unconventional candidate in the history of the presidency, and how anyone can learn his methods for succeeding against long odds. Scott Adams - a trained hypnotist...
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You Get What You Pitch For: Control Any Situation, Create Fierce Agreement, and Get What You Want In Life

Anthony Sullivan · Da Capo Lifelong Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

TV's most popular pitchman reveals the secrets of pitching to get what you want in virtually any situation.Pitching is about persuasion: radiating positivity, controlling the situation, winning an audience's trust, creating "fierce agreement," and getting them to want to give...
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The Startup Way: How Modern Companies Use Entrepreneurial Management to Transform Culture and Drive Long-Term Growth

ERIC RIES · Currency
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Entrepreneur and bestselling author of The Lean Startup Eric Ries reveals how entrepreneurial principles can be used by businesses ranging from established companies to early-stage startups to grow revenues, drive innovation, and emerge as truly modern organizations poised to take advantage...
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The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact

CHIP HEATH · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times bestselling authors of Switch and Made to Stick explore why certain brief experiences can jolt us and elevate us and change us - and how we can learn to create such extraordinary moments in our life and work.What if a teacher could design a lesson that he knew his students...
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Forged in Crisis: The Power of Courageous Leadership in Turbulent Times

Nancy F Koehn · Scribner
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

From a brilliant historian at the Harvard Business School, here is a masterful, in-depth portrait of five extraordinary figures - Ernest Shackleton, Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, and Rachel Carson - that illuminates how great leaders are made in times of adversity...
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Real Impact: The New Economics of Social Change

Morgan Simon · Nation Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Impact investment--the support of social and environmental projects with a financial return--has become a hot topic on the global stage; poised to eclipse traditional aid by ten times in the next decade. But the field is at a tipping point: Will impact investment empower millions of people...
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Shortfall: Family Secrets, Financial Collapse, and a Hidden History of American Banking

Alice Echols · The New Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Shortfall opens with a surprise discovery in an attic - boxes filled with letters and documents hidden for more than seventy years - and launches into a fast-paced story that uncovers the dark secrets in Echols's family - an upside-down version of the building and loan story at the center...
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