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Streampunks: YouTube and the Rebels Remaking Media

ROBERT KYNCL · HarperBusiness
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

An entertainment and tech insider - YouTube's chief business officer - delivers the first detailed account of the rise of YouTube, the creative minds who have capitalized on it to become pop culture stars, and how streaming video is revolutionizing the media world.In the past ten years,...
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Globalization and its Discontents: Expanded Edition

JOSEPH E STIGLITZ · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

Nobel Prize winner Joseph E. Stiglitz's landmark book, now with a new foreword.When it was first published, Globalization and Its Discontents quickly became a bestseller and a touchstone in the globalization debate. Renowned economist and Nobel Prize winner Joseph E. Stiglitz argued...
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How to Start a Home-based Catering Business

Denise Vivaldo · Globe Pequot Press; Seventh Edition edition
Format: Book

Catering continues to be an expanding industry. The author is one of our top-selling home-based business authors and is an experienced chef with extensive knowledge of the hospitality industry. Spring of 2014 is a perfect time to do a seventh revision of this title to update any old information...
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How to Start a Home-Based Event Planning Business

Jill S. Moran · Taylor Trade Publishing; Fourth Edition edition
Format: Print book

Event planning continues to be a thriving business area for the motivated entrepreneur. This fourth edition includes updated ideas about creating business plans, balancing home and work, building a client base, and a more in-depth discussion on the role of social media in your event planning...
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Women Who Work: Rewriting the Rules for Success

Ivanka Trump · Portfolio
Pages: 243
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!Ivanka is donating the unpaid portion of her advance and all future royalties received from Women Who Work to the Ivanka M. Trump Charitable Fund, a donor advised fund that will make grants to organizations that empower and educate women and girls.* "This...
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The Case Against Sugar

Gary Taubes · Knopf
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

From the best-selling author of Why We Get Fat, a groundbreaking, eye-opening exposé that makes the convincing case that sugar is the tobacco of the new millennium: backed by powerful lobbies, entrenched in our lives, and making us very sick. Among Americans, diabetes is more prevalent...
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The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap

Matt Taibbi · Random House
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST, NPR, AND KIRKUS REVIEWSA scathing portrait of an urgent new American crisis Over the last two decades, America has been falling deeper and deeper into a statistical mystery: Poverty goes up. Crime...
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Mercy For Animals: One Man's Quest to Inspire Compassion, and Improve the Lives of Farm Animals

Nathan Runkle · Avery
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A compelling look at animal welfare and factory farming in the United States from Mercy For Animals, the leading international force in preventing cruelty to farmed animals and promoting compassionate food choices and policies. Nathan Runkle would have been a fifth-generation farmer in his small...
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A Nation Wholly Free: The Elimination of the National Debt in the Age of Jackson

Carl Lane · Westholme Publishing; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

The Last and Only Time America Was Free of Debt—and How It Led to the Two-Party Political System “An engaging treatment of a topic of perennial concern and frequent misunderstanding, this lucid tale of the brief moment when the United States was debt-free should be on every Congress...
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Girl Code: Unlocking the Secrets to Success, Sanity, and Happiness for the Female Entrepreneur

Cara Alwill Leyba · Cara Alwill Leyba/Passionista Publishing
Pages: 143
Format: Print book

I am witnessing a phenomenon. It seems as though a growing group women entrepreneurs all around the world has discovered the secret to success and happiness in both their lives and careers. It's almost as though there is a hidden, underground world of power playing females who have all cracked...
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A History of the United States in Five Crashes: Stock Market Meltdowns That Defined a Nation

SCOTT NATIONS · William Morrow
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

In this absorbing, smart, and accessible blend of economic and cultural history in the vein of the works of Michael Lewis and Andrew Ross Sorkin, a financial executive and CNBC contributor examines the five most significant stock market crashes in the United States over the past century,...
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One Mission: How Leaders Build a Team of Teams

CHRIS FUSSELL · Portfolio
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

How could we be so highly competent at the small team level, yet incapable of moving with the same agility as an enterprise? If we did not align behind one mission, our individual capabilities would prove insufficient. We could all be great and still lose. This problem -- which former Navy...
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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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Invisible Influence: The Hidden Forces that Shape Behavior

Jonah Berger · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

The New York Times bestselling author of Contagious explores the subtle, secret influences that affect the decisions we make - from what we buy, to the careers we choose, to what we eat - in this fascinating and groundbreaking work.If you're like most people, you think that your choices...
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What color is your parachute? 2017 : a practical manual for job-hunters and career-changers

Richard N Bolles · Ten Speed
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

The world's most popular job-search book is updated for 2017 to tailor its long-trusted guidance with up-to-the-minute information and advice for today's job-hunters and career-changers.In today's challenging job-market, the time-tested advice of What Color Is Your Parachute? is needed...
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