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Smart Money: How High-Stakes Financial Innovation is Reshaping Our World—For the Better

Andrew Palmer · Basic Books
Format: Hardcover

Seven years after the financial crisis of 2008, financiers remain villains in the public mind. Most Americans believe that their irresponsible actions and complex financial products wrecked the economy and destroyed peoples savings, and that bankers never adequately paid for their crimes....
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Beyond the Mat: Achieve Focus, Presence, and Enlightened Leadership through the Principles and Practice of Yoga

Julie Rosenberg · Da Capo Lifelong Books
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Achieve professional and personal success by following the ten philosophical principles of yoga, along with powerful poses that can be done at a desk, in flight, or on the goPracticing yoga is an extremely popular way to get fit, but its underlying philosophy can offer so much more to focus...
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Good luck have fun : the rise of eSports

Roland Li · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 268
Format: Print book

A Close-Up Look at the Global Phenomenon of Competitive Video GamingEsports is one of the fastest growing - and most cutthroat - industries in the world. A confluence of technology, culture, and determination has made this possible. Players around the world compete for millions of dollars...
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Chaos Monkeys: Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley

Antonio Garcia Martinez · Harper
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER An NPR Best Book of the Year * A Business Insider Top 20 Business Book of the Year * An Inc. Best Book of the Year for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners"Incisive.... The most fun business book I have read this year.... Clearly there will be people...
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Rich bitch : a simple 12-step plan for getting your financial life together ... finally

Nicole Lapin · William Morrow
Pages: 372

Talking about money sucks -- but so does being broke. Financial journalist Nicole Lapin lays out a 12-step plan in which she shares her experiences -- mistakes and all -- of getting her own finances in order. She talks to you not like a lecturer but as your friend. And even though money...
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The Smart Woman's Guide to Planning for Retirement: How to Save for Your Future Today

Mary Hunt · Revell
Format: Hardcover

What does a woman want to do when she retires? Travel? Pursue hobbies? Spend time with friends and family? We all have dreams about what those days will be like. But when it comes to turning those dreams into reality, women's retirement confidence and know-how is low. According to a 2012...
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TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking

Chris J Anderson · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 269
Format: Print book

A New York Times Bestseller For anyone who has ever been inspired by a TED talk ... ...this is an insider's guide to creating talks that are unforgettable. Since taking over TED in the early 2000s, Chris Anderson has shown how carefully crafted short talks can be the key to unlocking...
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Starting an Etsy Business For Dummies

KATE SHOUP · For Dummies
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

Etsy.com continues to be one of the most popular markets for artists, crafters, and curators. Launched in 2005, Starting an Etsy Business For Dummies, 3rd Edition, guides readers through the process of setting up a successful shop and effectively marketing their products. New content includes:...
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The Euro: How a Common Currency Threatens the Future of Europe

Joseph E Stiglitz · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

Can Europe prosper without the euro?In 2010, the 2008 global financial crisis morphed into the "eurocrisis." It has not abated. The 19 countries of Europe that share the euro currency -- the eurozone -- have been rocked by economic stagnation and debt crises. Some countries have...
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The United States of Beer: A Regional History of the All-American Drink

Dane Huckelbridge · William Morrow & Company
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

From the author of Bourbon, "the definitive history" (Sacramento Bee) , comes the rollicking and revealing story of beer in America, in the spirit of Salt or Cod.In The United States of Beer, Dane Huckelbridge, the author of Bourbon: A History of the American Spirit - a Southern...
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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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Fearless and Free: How Smart Women Pivot--and Relaunch Their Careers

Wendy Sachs · AMACOM
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Unapologetic . . . and unstoppable! We are in the midst of a wild job market. Technology has disrupted nearly every industry, blowing up many careers, but creating millions more. Many women feel forced to pivot to stay relevant, while others choose to pivot to keep engaged. Or we may be struggling...
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Machine, Platform, Crowd: Harnessing the Digital Revolution

ANDREW MCAFEE · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From the authors of the best-selling The Second Machine Age, a leader's guide to success in a rapidly changing economy.We live in strange times. A machine plays the strategy game Go better than any human; upstarts like Apple and Google destroy industry stalwarts such as Nokia; ideas from...
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Boss Bitch: A Simple 12-Step Plan to Take Charge of Your Career

Nicole Lapin · Crown Business
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

New York Times bestselling author Nicole Lapin is back with a sassy and actionable guide empowering women to be the boss of their own lives and careers. You don't need dozens or hundreds of employees to be a boss, says financial expert and serial entrepreneur Nicole Lapin. Hell, you don't...
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