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The Deals That Made the World: Reckless Ambition, Backroom Negotiations, and the Hidden Truths of Business

Jacques Peretti · William Morrow
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Filled with startling observations and thought-provoking findings, an award-winning BBC investigative reporter's compelling and informative look at twelve business deals that have transformed the modern world.While the laws that guide our lives are written by the politicians we elect, much...
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The Human Advantage: The Future of American Work in an Age of Smart Machines

JAY W RICHARDS · Crown Forum
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Bestselling author and economist Jay W. Richards makes the definitive case for how the free market and individual responsibility can save the American Dream in an age of automation and mass disruption.For two and a half centuries, America has been held together by the belief that if you work...
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Advice and Dissent: Why America Suffers When Economics and Politics Collide

Alan S Blinder · Basic Books
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

A bestselling economist tells us what both politicians and economists must learn to fix America's failing economic policiesAmerican economic policy ranks as something between bad and disgraceful. As leading economist Alan S. Blinder argues, a crucial cultural divide separates economic and political...
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The Infinite Desire for Growth

DANIEL COHEN · Princeton University Press
Pages: 184
Format: Hardcover

Why society's expectation of economic growth is no longer realisticEconomic growth--and the hope of better things to come -- is the religion of the modern world. Yet its prospects have become bleak, with crashes following booms in an endless cycle. In the United States, eighty percent of the population...
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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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Optimizing Growth: Predictive and Profitable Strategies to Understand Demand and Outsmart Your Competitors

Jason Green · Wiley
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Leverage big data and demand into sustainable profitable growth Optimizing Growth is a handbook for how to succeed in the age of big data. Today's business environment looks dramatically different than it did even a decade ago, and it continues to evolve at an increasing rate; macroeconomic...
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The Last Lobster: Boom or Bust for Maine's Greatest Fishery?

Christopher P White · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From the author of Skipjack & The Melting World comes a mystery: the curious boom in America's beloved lobster industry and its probable crashMaine lobstermen have happened upon a bonanza along their rugged, picturesque coast. For the past five years, the lobster population along the coast...
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The Purpose Path: A Guide to Pursuing Your Authentic Life's Work

Nicholas Pearce · St. Martin's Essentials
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Many of the world's most beloved companies -- Apple, Disney, Google -- are not simply profit-driven, but purpose-driven. They let the reason for which they were created drive what they do every day. But what about us - how do we define our purpose, the why behind the work we do? How can we find...
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Screwnomics: How Our Economy Works Against Women and Real Ways to Make Lasting Change

Rickey Gard Diamond · She Writes Press
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

The personal is not only political, it's also economic and sexual: as a society, we're encouraged to view economics as objective science far removed from us -- when in reality it has concrete and far-reaching effects on our everyday lives. In Screwnomics, Rickey Gard Diamond shares...
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