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The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb, and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley Are Changing the World

Brad Stone · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 372
Format: Hardcover

A look deep inside the new Silicon Valley, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Everything Store
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The Big Man of Jim Beam: Booker Noe And the Number-One Bourbon In the World

Jim Kokoris · John Wiley & Sons
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Lessons on product, quality, innovation, and longevity from the "First Family of Bourbon" The Big Man of Jim Beam delves into the life and times of legendary distiller F. Booker Noe III, grandson of Jim Beam and father of the bourbon boom. A true American original who left his mark...
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To Pixar and Beyond: My Unlikely Journey with Steve Jobs to Make Entertainment History

Lawrence Levy · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

The never-before-told story of Pixar's improbable success. "Hi, Lawrence?" the caller asked. "This is Steve Jobs. I saw your picture in a magazine a few years ago and thought we'd work together someday." After Steve Jobs was unceremoniously dismissed from Apple, he turned...
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Clash of the Financial Pundits: How the Media Influences Your Investment Decisions for Better or Worse

Jeff Macke · McGraw-Hill Education; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

HOW TO SEPARATE THE NEWS FROM THE NOISE WHAT EVERY INVESTOR NEEDS TO KNOW There is no shortage of financial advice these days. From cocky cable pundits to nattering news columnists to off-grid online bloggers, there are more so-called experts than ever before--and the noise can be downright...
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Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked

Adam Alter · Penguin Press
Pages: 354
Format: Hardcover

Welcome to the age of behavioral addiction - an age in which half of the American population is addicted to at least one behavior. We obsess over our emails, Instagram likes, and Facebook feeds; we binge on TV episodes and YouTube videos; we work longer hours each year; and we spend an average...
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Who Needs the Fed?: What Taylor Swift, Uber, and Robots Tell Us About Money, Credit, and Why We Should Abolish America's Central Bank

John Tamny · Encounter Books
Pages: 202
Format: Print book

The Federal Reserve is one of the most disliked entities in the United States at present, right alongside the IRS. Americans despise the Fed, but they're also generally a bit confused as to why they distrust our central bank.Their animus is reasonable, though, because the Fed's...
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Engage with Honor: Building a Culture of Courageous Accountability

Lee Ellis · Freedomstar Media
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Honor and accountability are linked together as a formula for great leadership, and a healthy mindset of accountability can inspire every team and organization to achieve a higher level of performance. The key is engaging with courage, commitment, and caring concern as opposed to motivation...
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Blackout Wars: State Initiatives To Achieve Preparedness Against An Electromagnetic Pulse

Dr. Peter Vincent Pry · Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Pages: 214
Format: Print book

Blackout Wars is about the historically unprecedented threat to our electronic civilization from its dependence on the electric power grid. Most Americans have experienced temporary blackouts, and regard them as merely an inconvenience. Some Americans have experienced more protracted...
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Emotional Agility: Get Unstuck, Embrace Change, and Thrive in Work and Life

Susan A David · Avery
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

The counterintuitive approach to achieving your true potential, heralded by the Harvard Business Review as a groundbreaking idea of the year. The path to fulfillment, whether at work or at home, is almost never a straight line. Ask anyone who has achieved their biggest goals or who thrives...
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No Limits: Blow the CAP Off Your Capacity

John C. Maxwell · Center Street
Pages: 315
Format: Hardcover

#1 New York Times bestselling author John C. Maxwell's latest book will enhance the lives of leaders, professionals, and anyone who wants to achieve success and personal growth. We often treat the word capacity as if it were a natural law of limitation. Unfortunately, most of us are much...
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The Curriculum: Everything You Need to Know to Be a Master of Business Arts

Stanley Bing · HarperBusiness
Format: Hardcover

From the mind of the ultimate corporate gunslinger comes this no-nonsense, real-world Curriculum, designed to augment—if not replace—the more traditional path to achieving mastery of the business universe. Conquer this sharp, practical and often amusing course of study and save 250,000...
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J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2015: For Preparing Your 2014 Tax Return

J.K. Lasser Tax Institute. · Wiley; 5 edition
Format: Book

America's bestselling tax guide for over seventy-five years, updated for 2014 taxes J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2015 is the most trusted tax guide on the market, updated for 2014 tax returns. With full coverage of all changes and adjustments to the tax laws—including new deductions...
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What Your Financial Advisor Isn't Telling You: The 10 Essential Truths You Need to Know About Your Money

Liz Davidson · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 235
Format: Print book

A highly readable personal finance book that translates financial jargon and enables readers to ask the tough questions to protect their money and their financial well-being In today's unsettled financial markets, where most pension plans died out with the twentieth century and where no one's...
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A Square Meal: A Culinary History of the Great Depression

Jane Ziegelman · Harper
Pages: 314
Format: Print book

"Jane Ziegelman, author of the acclaimed 97 Orchard, and her husband, Andrew Coe, team up for an in-depth exploration of America's greatest food crisis"--
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Social Security 101: From Medicare to Spousal Benefits, an Essential Primer on Government Retirement Aid

Alfred Mill · Adams Media
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

A crash course in retirement benefits! Too often, writing about social security turns the noteworthy details of the benefits into boring details about regulations or biased political arguments that would put even a die-hard bureaucrat to sleep. Social Security 101 cuts out the tedious explanations...
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