Trend Following, 5th Edition: How to Make a Fortune in Bull, Bear and Black Swan Markets
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   MICHAEL W COVEL
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
Trend Following How to Make a Fortune in Bull Bear and Black Swan Markets Wiley Trading
Starting an Etsy Business For Dummies
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   KATE SHOUP
Format:   Paperback

Description:

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:

Best practices for applying SEO to your shop and listings How t
Machines That Think: The Future of Artificial Intelligence
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   TOBY WALSH
Format:   Paperback

Description:
A scientist who has spent a career developing Artificial Intelligence takes a realistic look at the technological challenges and assesses the likely effect of AI on the future.

How will Artificial Intelligence impact our lives? Toby Walsh, one of the leading AI researchers in the world, takes a critical look at the impact Artificial Intelligence is set to have on
Dear Client: This Book Will Teach You How to Get What You Want from Creative People
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   BONNIE SIEGLER
Format:   Paperback

Description:
In a world where every business, brand, product, and service needs a strong visual identity, it's critical for clients and creative professionals to work together. And the key to success, as with any relationship, is communication. In Dear Client, award-winning graphic designer Bonnie Siegler offers an invaluable step-by-step guide to how to talk so creatives will
Art Thinking: How to Carve Out Creative Space in a World of Schedules, Budgets, and Bosses
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Amy Whitaker
Format:   Print book

Description:

An indispensable and inspiring guide to creativity in the workplace and beyond, drawing on art, psychology, science, sports, law, business, and technology to help you land big ideas in the practical world.

Anyone from CEO to freelancer knows how hard it is to think big, let alone follow up, while under pressure to get things done. Art Thinking offers practical p

The Best of Both Worlds: How Mothers Can Find Full-time Satisfaction in Part-time Work
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Beth Brykman
Format:   Print book

Description:
How can mothers bridge the gap between the worlds of "mom" and "career woman" to find work-life balance? By working part-time. This informative guide tells both stay-at-home and full-time working mothers how they can reengage or redefine their careers while still having time to care for their children. The author--a mother and a former business execut
A Human's Guide to Machine Intelligence: How Algorithms Are Shaping Our Lives and How We Can Stay in Control
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Kartik Hosanagar
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
A Wharton professor and tech entrepreneur examines how algorithms and artificial intelligence are starting to run every aspect of our lives, and how we can shape the way they impact us

Through the technology embedded in almost every major tech platform and every web-enabled device, algorithms and the artificial intelligence that underlies them make a staggering nu
Your Small Business Adventure: Finding Your Niche and Growing a Successful Business
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   James Halloran
Format:   Paperback

Description:
A concise, practical guide to entrepreneurship written by a business expert with several decades of success to share including real-life examples, case studies, tips from small business owners, and detailed advice from experts, this step-by-step, interactive guide gives entrepreneurs the tools to start and manage a small business. Provocative questions and exercises prov
Co-Create: How Your Business Will Profit from Innovative and Strategic Collaboration
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   DAVID NOUR
Format:   Print book

Description:

What if your customers had a vested interest in guiding your company toward greater success? What if your employees had a personal as well as professional commitment to elevating your organization? Imagine how different your results would be if investors, vendors, and even analysts treasured the relationship they have built with you?
Most important . . . is your co

The Million-Dollar, One-Person Business: Make Great Money. Work the Way You Like. Have the Life You Want.
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Elaine Pofeldt
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
The indispensable guide to earning a six-figure take-home income on your own terms, from Forbes.com contributing writer Elaine Pofeldt.

The rise of one-million-dollar, one-person businesses in the past five years is the biggest trend in employment today, offering the widest range of people the most ways to earn a living while having the lifestyles they want. In
The Road to Reinvention: How to Drive Disruption and Accelerate Transformation
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Josh Linkner
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
Companies, communities, and individuals fall for many reasons, but one of the most common—and easily avoidable—is the failure to reinvent. When people and organizations rest on prior successes rather than driving purposeful transformation, they discover too late that they have lost their market position altogether to competitors and external forces. The most successf
Dear Client: This Book Will Teach You How to Get What You Want from Creative People
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   BONNIE SIEGLER
Format:   Paperback

Description:
In a world where every business, brand, product, and service needs a strong visual identity, it's critical for clients and creative professionals to work together. And the key to success, as with any relationship, is communication. In Dear Client, award-winning graphic designer Bonnie Siegler offers an invaluable step-by-step guide to how to talk so creatives will
Art Thinking: How to Carve Out Creative Space in a World of Schedules, Budgets, and Bosses
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Amy Whitaker
Format:   Print book

Description:

An indispensable and inspiring guide to creativity in the workplace and beyond, drawing on art, psychology, science, sports, law, business, and technology to help you land big ideas in the practical world.

Anyone from CEO to freelancer knows how hard it is to think big, let alone follow up, while under pressure to get things done. Art Thinking offers practical p

Inc. Yourself, 11th Edition: How to Profit by Setting Up Your Own Corporation
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Judith McQuown
Format:   Paperback

Description:
"This book is a solidly researched and written classic…. Previous editions have sold more than 500,000 copies, and there's a good reason for this book's success: It's reliable."--Inc. magazine"Inc. Yourself [is] a particularly timely book."--Wall Street Journal"Inc. Yourself is a true classic. I've recommended it hundreds o
The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   BRIAN MERCHANT
Format:   Hardcover

Description:

We know the iPhone as the device that transformed our world, changing everything from how we talk to each other and do business, to how we exercise, travel, shop, and watch TV. But packed within its slim profile is the fascinating, untold story of scientific, technological, and business breakthroughs--global in scope, sometimes centuries in the making, and coming fro
201 Killer Cover Letters Third Edition
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Sandra Podesta
Format:   Paperback

Description:
THE BESTSELLING GUIDE TO WRITING COVER LETTERS THAT MAKE YOU STAND OUT FROM THE COMPETITION

With hundreds of ready-to-download letters--updated with strategies for networking online, social media, and responding to Internet job postings.

"Wow, wow, and wow! Letters like these are what I want to see; they help me get to know the person immediately and cr

Patent It Yourself: Your Step-by-Step Guide to Filing at the U.S. Patent Office
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   David Pressman Attorney
Format:   Print book

Description:
Attorney David Pressman and updater Thomas Tuytschaevers take you through the entire patent process, providing scrupulously updated information and clear instructions to help you: determine if you can patent your invention understand patent law evaluate the commercial potential of your idea perform your own patent search file a provisional patent application prepa
The Decision Book: Fifty Models for Strategic Thinking
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   MIKAEL KROGERUS
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
An updated edition of the international bestseller that distills into a single volume the fifty best decision-making models.Most of us face the same questions every day: What do I want? How can I get it? How can I live more happily and work more efficiently?Whether you're a chronic second-guesser or just eager for new ways to look at your world, Mikael Krogerus and R
Finance for Nonfinancial Managers, Second Edition
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Gene Siciliano
Format:   Print book

Description:
AN INTRODUCTION TO FINANCIAL REPORTS--WITH NEW TACTICS FOR BUDGETING AND PINPOINTING KEY FINANCIAL AREAS Financial decisions impact virtually every area of your company. As a manager, its up to you to understand how and why. Finance for Nonfinancial Managers helps you understand the information in essential financial reports and then shows you how to use that understan
Body Horror: Capitalism, Fear, Misogyny, Jokes
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Anne Elizabeth Moore
Format:   Paperback

Description:
"Books We're Excited About in 2017" (Chicago Tribune) "Books We Can't Wait to Read in 2017" (Chicago Reader) Every day, heinous acts are perpetrated on women's bodies in this political economy - whether for entertainment, in the guise of medicine, or due to the conditions of labor that propel consumerism. In Body Horror: Capitalism, Fear,
Agile Selling: Get Up to Speed Quickly in Today's Ever-Changing Sales World
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Jill Konrath
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
Sales expert Jill Konrath offers powerful strategies for sales proficiency in ever-changing situations When sales people are promoted, change jobs, or face new business environments, they inevitably need to learn new skills quickly. This rapid change is often overwhelming, and sellers face an intense pressure from their bosses to deliver immediate results. Their livelih
Habit Changers: 81 Game-Changing Mantras to Mindfully Realize Your Goals
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   M J Ryan
Format:   Print book

Description:
What would you like to change in your life? Be more focused at work? Communicate more effectively? Find work-life balance? Make smarter decisions? Be more patient with your team or family? Have greater self-confidence? Less stress? Just . . . be happier? Often, the biggest obstacle to change lies in our most deeply ingrained habits: those automatic thought processes th
The 100 Best Stocks to Buy in 2018
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Peter Sander
Format:   Paperback

Description:
Updated for today's market, the 2018 edition of the 100 Best Stocks series picks the top stocks you should invest in based on the authors' investing philosophy - which has consistently beaten the S&P average for seven straight years!While the economic climate is constantly changing, it's still possible for smart investors to turn a profit. Peter Sander an
Back to Human: How Great Leaders Create Connection in the Age of Isolation
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Dan Schawbel
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
Back to Human explains how a more socially connected workforce creates greater fulfillment, productivity, and engagement while preventing burnout and turnover. New York Times bestselling author Dan Schawbel guides the next generation of leaders to create a workplace where teammates feel genuinely connected, engaged, and empowered to grow strong interpersonal skills rathe
Working With Independent Contractors
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Stephen Fishman
Format:   Paperback

Description:
This is your complete guide to hiring independent contractors to meet your business needs, from making sure you comply with state labor and antidiscrimination laws to protecting your intellectual property to drafting and signing agreements. Working With Independent Contractors also has everything you need to know to make sure that any independent contractor you hire is
Million Dollar Consulting: The Professional's Guide to Growing a Practice, Fifth Edition
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Alan Weiss
Format:   Print book

Description:
Build a thriving consultancy with the updated edition of this classic bestsellerHaving inspired generations of consultants and entrepreneurs around the world, the "Rock Star of Consulting" Alan Weiss returns with a revised and completely updated edition of his authoritative guide to consulting success. Weiss provides his time-tested model on creating a flouris
Start Your Own Vending Business (StartUp Series)
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Ciree Linsenman
Format:   Paperback

Description:
Turn Small Change Into Big Profits!Looking for an opportunity to make big profits while setting your own schedule? A vending business could be your ticket to the top. Americans feed vending machines more than $46 billion a year for sodas, candy, coffee and other snacks. That’s a nice chunk of change you could be pocketing.Starting is easy. You can begin part time
Trump's War: His Battle for America
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   MICHAEL SAVAGE
Format:   Print book

Description:

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px Arial; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} The wall, taxes, tariffs, deportations, Obamacare, guns, military strength, schools, abortion, religion - what will the new president do?

The "Godfather of Trumpmania," Michael Savage, examines the initial appointments, spee
Great Work: How to Make a Difference People Love
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   David Sturt
Format:   Book

Description:
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Great work lives inside all of us. The question is: Do we make the contributions we're capable of? Is our best work getting out there? Breaking through? Creating a difference the world loves? We've long been told our ability to succeed depends on our IQ, talent, education level, gender, job title, or when and where we were born. Gre
Start Your Business on a Ramen Noodle Budget: 12 Lessons on Becoming a Young Entrepreneur When You are Broke!
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Felecia Hatcher
Format:   Print book

Description:
You don't need millions of dollars to get your business idea off the ground, but you do need to START, with what you have and where you probably are financially-on a Ramen Noodle budget! Think about it: Ramen Noodles are one of the cheapest meals on the planet, but when you get creative and add ingredients you have at your fingertips, you can transform it from an ine
Straight Talk on Trade: Ideas for a Sane World Economy
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Dani Rodrik
Format:   Hardcover

Description:

An honest discussion of free trade and how nations can sensibly chart a path forward in today's global economy

Not so long ago the nation-state seemed to be on its deathbed, condemned to irrelevance by the forces of globalization and technology. Now it is back with a vengeance, propelled by a groundswell of populists around the world. In Straight Talk on Trad

Glow Kids: How Screen Addiction Is Hijacking Our Kids--and How to Break the Trance
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Nicholas Kardaras
Format:   Hardcover

Description:

We've all seen them: kids hypnotically staring at glowing screens in restaurants, in playgrounds and in friends' houses -- and the numbers are growing. Like a virtual scourge, the illuminated glowing faces -- the Glow Kids -- are multiplying. But at what cost? Is this just a harmless indulgence or fad like some sort of digital hula-hoop? Some say that glowing screens

Rich20Something: Ditch Your Average Job, Start an Epic Business, and Score the Life You Want
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Daniel DiPiazza
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
Millennial business guru and entrepreneur Daniel DiPiazza was once your typical 20-something. Working multiple jobs to support himself through college, he hoped, like the rest of his generation, that his degree would lead to a lucrative and satisfying career. But when he was struggling to make ends meet post-graduation and discovered that the SAT prep course paying him $
The Cheat Code: Going Off Script to Get More, Go Faster, and Shortcut Your Way to Success
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Brian Wong
Format:   Print book

Description:
Have you ever noticed that there are certain people who seem to get ahead just a bit faster than everyone else? You know, the types who always seem to be a bit ahead of the curve, to get noticed a bit more, and to achieve their goals a bit more quickly than the rest of the pack? And have you ever noticed how much this small edge can matter, and the outsized impact it can
Winning the Reputation Game: Creating Stakeholder Value and Competitive Advantage
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Grahame R Dowling
Format:   eBook

Description:
What does a company have to do to be admired and respected? Why does Apple have a better reputation than, say, Samsung? In Winning the Reputation Game, Grahame Dowling explains. Companies' reputations do not derive from consultant-recommended campaigns to showcase efforts at corporate transparency, environmental sustainability, or social responsibility. Companies ar
JK Lasser's New Rules for Estate, Retirement, and Tax Planning
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Stewart H. Welch III
Format:   Paperback

Description:
Current, relevant estate, retirement and tax planning strategies with expert insight and advice JK Lasser's New Rules for Estate, Retirement and Tax Planning is the authoritative guide to estate, retirement and tax planning, fully updated to reflect new changes and legal updates. Written by some of the most recognized experts in the field, this book offers useful pl
Dear Madam President: An Open Letter to the Women Who Will Run the World
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   JENNIFER PALMIERI
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
Redefine the expectations for women in leadership roles with this #1 New York Times bestselling volume of inspiring advice by the former communications director for Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.
Framed as an empowering letter from former Hillary Clinton Communications Director Jennifer Palmieri to the first woman president, and by extension, to all women w
The Elements of Mentoring: 75 Practices of Master Mentors
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   W BRAD JOHNSON
Format:   Hardcover

Description:

An updated and comprehensive guide to over sixty-five key elements of mentoring

Patterned after Strunk and White's classic The Elements of Style, this new edition concisely summarizes the substantial existing research on the art and science of mentoring. The Elements of Mentoring reduces this wealth of published material on the topic to the sixty-f

The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb, and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley Are Changing the World
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Brad Stone
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
A look deep inside the new Silicon Valley, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Everything Store

Ten years ago, the idea of getting into a stranger's car, or a walking into a stranger's home, would have seemed bizarre and dangerous, but today it's as common as ordering a book online. Uber and Airbnb have ushered in a new era: redefinin
The Best of Both Worlds: How Mothers Can Find Full-time Satisfaction in Part-time Work
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Beth Brykman
Format:   Print book

Description:
How can mothers bridge the gap between the worlds of "mom" and "career woman" to find work-life balance? By working part-time. This informative guide tells both stay-at-home and full-time working mothers how they can reengage or redefine their careers while still having time to care for their children. The author--a mother and a former business execut
Trump's War: His Battle for America
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   MICHAEL SAVAGE
Format:   Print book

Description:

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px Arial; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} The wall, taxes, tariffs, deportations, Obamacare, guns, military strength, schools, abortion, religion - what will the new president do?

The "Godfather of Trumpmania," Michael Savage, examines the initial appointments, spee
J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2017: For Preparing Your 2016 Tax Return
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   J. K. Lasser Institute.
Format:   Print book

Description:
America's number-one all-time best-selling tax guide, with 2,500 money-saving tips

J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2017 puts America's most trusted tax advice to work to help you with your 2016 tax return. Reader-friendly and easy to use, this book answers your most pressing questions to help you maximize your tax savings. You'll learn how the latest tax law and

J.K. Lasser's 1001 Deductions and Tax Breaks 2015: Your Complete Guide to Everything Deductible
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Barbara Weltman
Format:   Book

Description:
The must-have guide to tax write-offs, with clear advice from a trusted expert J.K. Lasser's 1001 Deductions and Tax Breaks 2015 answers the most common tax question—"what can I deduct?" Updated and expanded for 2014 tax filing and 2015 tax planning, this straightforward guide uses plain English to explain the many available deductions and credits, a
Start Your Own Nonprofit Organization: Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Corbin Collins
Format:   Paperback

Description:
FOLLOW YOUR PASSIONServing missions rather than profits, the nonprofit sector employs 11 million people, making it the third largest industry in the United States, and often provides our communities' most fundamental services.Whether your mis­sion is to save puppies, feed children, or preserve history, Start Your Own Nonprofit Organization equips you with the tools
Crisis Leadership: How to lead in times of crisis, threat and uncertainty
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   TIM JOHNSON
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
Anyone in a leadership position today knows that we live in uncertain times, and disaster can strike any business, at any time, usually without warning. From the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the oil disaster of Deepwater Horizon, to Malaysia Airlines' loss of two planes, corporations are coming to realize that the impossible can happen all too easily. Public insti
Bankable Leadership : Happy People, Bottom-Line Results, and the Power to Deliver Both
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Tasha Eurich
Format:   Book

Description:
People or Results? You Don't Have to Choose! ''If I relentlessly drive my team to achieve our goals, they won't like me.'' ''If I try to make everybody on the team happy, we won't hit our numbers.'' As a leader, you've likely felt this fundamental tension--the tension between driving results and developing positive relation
Small Business Survival 101: Principles for Fail Proofing Your Business
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Tom Pease
Format:   Paperback

Description:
How valuable would it be to you to have a book that may prevent you from going out of business? You don’t have to wonder because you have it in Small Business Survival 101. Small business ownership excels at bringing out both the best and worst of business people. It is the fight of a lifetime and one you may win or eventually lose. Small Business Survival 101 will
The Book of Mistakes: 9 Secrets to Creating a Successful Future
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Skip Prichard
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
Have you ever wondered why some people seem to catch all the breaks and win over and over again? What do the super successful know? What is standing between you and your wildest dreams?The Book of Mistakes will take you on an inspiring journey, following an ancient manuscript with powerful lessons that will transform your life. You'll meet David, a young man who with
Accounting: A Very Short Introduction
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Christopher Nobes
Format:   Paperback

Description:
If you read the 'business pages' of a newspaper or if you listen to the financial news on television or radio, you will often hear terms such as 'liability', 'balance sheet' or 'earnings'. These terms turn up in non-financial contexts as well: 'he was more of a liability than an asset'. If you invest in shares, manage your family&#
Dear Madam President: An Open Letter to the Women Who Will Run the World
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   JENNIFER PALMIERI
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
Redefine the expectations for women in leadership roles with this #1 New York Times bestselling volume of inspiring advice by the former communications director for Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.
Framed as an empowering letter from former Hillary Clinton Communications Director Jennifer Palmieri to the first woman president, and by extension, to all women w
Stress-Testing Your Savings: Your Financial Guide To Navigate To and Through Retirement
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Keith R Gebert
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
This item is Non-Returnable.
The Fall of the Alphas: The New Beta Way to Connect, Collaborate, Influence---and Lead
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Dana Ardi
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
The new model for business success: replace top-down Alpha management with collaboration, connection, and increased job satisfaction—the Beta modelThe Fall of the Alphas explores the sweeping changes taking place in the corporate and social cultures of today's most successful organizations. Utilizing years of advising companies of all sizes, hypergrow
A Dozen Lessons for Entrepreneurs
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Trenholme J Griffin
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
From profiles and interviews with the world's leading venture capitalists and high-profile coaches of business founders, A Dozen Lessons distills a set of bedrock methods for approaching business questions and creating value. The veteran business writer Tren Griffin takes the reader through the investment philosophies of VC luminaries such as Bill Gurley of Benchmark
Your Creative Mind: How to Disrupt Your Thinking, Abandon Your Comfort Zone, and Develop Bold New Strategies
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Scott Cochrane
Format:   Print book

Description:
Too many companies limit their strategic thinking by focusing on what they already know how to do. Executives are expected to set concrete objectives and create detailed, step-by-step plans to reach them. This approach may satisfy short-term considerations like quarterly earnings reports, but it produces modest innovation and evolutionary development at best. As a result
Without Their Permission: How the 21st Century Will Be Made, Not Managed
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Alexis Ohanian
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
A WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER As Alexis Ohanian learned when he helped to co-found the immensely popular reddit.com, the internet is the most powerful and democratic tool for disseminating information in human history. And when that power is harnessed to create new communities, technologies, businesses or charities, the results can be absolutely stunning. In this book
The Career Playbook: Essential Advice for Today's Aspiring Young Professional
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   James M. Citrin
Format:   Paperback

Description:
Are you about to graduate and begin your job search? Or are you a young professional trying to choose the right field or looking for that perfect position that will catapult your career? Figuring out a career and getting a great job has never been more difficult. On top of that, today's graduates are looking for not only good jobs but positions that will help them l
Food Fight: GMOs and the Future of the American Diet
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Mckay Jenkins
Format:   Print book

Description:
Are GMOs really that bad? A prominent environmental journalist takes a fresh look at what they actually mean for our food system and for us. In the past two decades, GMOs have come to dominate the American diet. Advocates hail them as the future of food, an enhanced method of crop breeding that can help feed an ever-increasing global population and adapt to a rapidly ch
Disrupters: Success Strategies from Women Who Break the Mold
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Patti Fletcher
Format:   Paperback

Description:
Only 4% of women are CEOs and women make up only 18% of board seats around the globe. But if all the research shows that the odds are stacked against women, what can we learn from the women who managed to reach the pinnacle of success despite the obstacles of systemic bias in corporate America? Disrupters: Success Strategies from Women Who Break the Mold explores what ha
ReOrg: How to Get It Right
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Stephen Heidari-Robinson
Format:   Print book

Description:
A Practical Guide in Five StepsMost executives will lead or be a part of a reorganization effort (a reorg) at some point in their careers. And with good reason - reorgs are one of the best ways for companies to unlock latent value, especially in a changing business environment.But everyone hates them.No other management practice creates more anxiety and fear among emplo
Fail Better: Design Smart Mistakes and Succeed Sooner
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Anjali Sastry
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
If you're aiming to innovate, failure along the way is a given. But can you fail better?Whether you're rolling out a new product from a city-view office or rolling up your sleeves to deliver a social service in the field, learning why and how to embrace failure can help you do better, faster. Smart leaders, entrepreneurs, and change agents design their innovation
Stop Talking, Start Communicating: Counterintuitive Secrets to Success in Business and in Life, with a foreword by Martha Mendoza
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Geoffrey Tumlin
Format:   Paperback

Description:
PLAY DUMB. BE BORING. DON'T SOLVE PROBLEMS. AND ABOVE ALL, DON'T BE YOURSELF. Not exactly what you'd expect to hear from a communication expert, but these counterintuitive strategies are precisely what we need to interact productively and meaningfully in today's digital world. Our overreliance on quick, cheap, and easy means of "staying connected&quo
Co-Create: How Your Business Will Profit from Innovative and Strategic Collaboration
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   DAVID NOUR
Format:   Print book

Description:

What if your customers had a vested interest in guiding your company toward greater success? What if your employees had a personal as well as professional commitment to elevating your organization? Imagine how different your results would be if investors, vendors, and even analysts treasured the relationship they have built with you?
Most important . . . is your co

Under the Hood: Fire Up and Fine-Tune Your Employee Culture
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Stan Slap
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
You cant sell it outside if you cant sell it insideYou want maximum business performance? Look under the hood and youll find your employee culture it is the power that drives the enterprise engine. To harness that rumbling power youve got to solve the mystery of what an employee culture actually is, how it operates and how to move it forward. These are the keys that this
From Sabotage to Support: A New Vision for Feminist Solidarity in the Workplace
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Joy L. Wiggins
Format:   Paperback

Description:
Women are acculturated within systems that encourage them to sabotage one another; this book shows how they can break free of this cultural programming and use whatever privilege and power they have to raise each other up.Joy Wiggins and Kami Anderson advocate that the only way women can successfully support each other is by addressing the varying intersections of our in
Flipping Houses For Dummies
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Ralph R. Roberts
Format:   Paperback

Description:
Not just another house flipping book You can find plenty of books about flipping houses that claim "anyone can do it." Flipping Houses For Dummies takes a different approach - honesty. We don't claim that flipping houses is "easy" or "simple" or "risk-free," because, quite frankly, it isn't. Flipping Houses For Dummies rev
Entering StartUpLand: An Essential Guide to Finding the Right Job
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Jeffrey Bussgang
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
Many professionals aspire to work for startups. Executives from large companies view them as models to help them adapt to today's dynamic innovation economy, while freshly minted MBAs see magic in founding something new. Yes, startups look magical, but they can also be chaotic and inaccessible. Many books are written for those who aspire to be founders, but a company
The Ambition Decisions: What Women Know About Work, Family, and the Path to Building a Life
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   HANA SCHANK
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
A big idea self-help book about the decisions that shape women's lives, in the vein of Designing Your Life

What happens to women's ambition in the years after college? The essays which were the catalyst for this book began as a series for the Atlantic, a project between two friends who had attended Northwestern University together in the early 1990s.
What Color Is Your Parachute? 2018: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   RICHARD N BOLLES
Format:   Paperback

Description:
With more than 10 million copies sold in 28 countries, the world's most popular job-search book is updated for 2018 and tailors Richard Bolles's 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
Understanding Digital Marketing: Marketing Strategies for Engaging the Digital Generation
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Damian Ryan
Format:   Print book

Description:
The world of digital media is changing at a phenomenal pace. Constantly evolving technologies are transforming not just how we access our information but how we interact and communicate with one another on a global scale. Understanding Digital Marketing is a practical, no-nonsense guide to web-marketing, the rules of new media and researching the new generation of digita
Machines That Think: The Future of Artificial Intelligence
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   TOBY WALSH
Format:   Paperback

Description:
A scientist who has spent a career developing Artificial Intelligence takes a realistic look at the technological challenges and assesses the likely effect of AI on the future.

How will Artificial Intelligence impact our lives? Toby Walsh, one of the leading AI researchers in the world, takes a critical look at the impact Artificial Intelligence is set to have on
Hit Makers: Why Things Become Popular
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Derek Thompson
Format:   Print book

Description:
Nothing "goes viral." If you think a popular movie, song, or app came out of nowhere to become a word-of-mouth success in today's crowded media environment, you're missing the real story. Each blockbuster has a secret history - of power, influence, dark broadcasters, and passionate cults that turn some new products into cultural phenomena. Even the most brillia
Girl in Glass: How My "Distressed Baby" Defied the Odds, Shamed a CEO, and Taught Me the Essence of Love, Heartbreak, and Miracles
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Deanna Fei
Format:   Print book

Description:

Deanna Fei was just five-and-a-half months pregnant when she inexplicably went into labor. Minutes later, she met her tiny baby who clung to life support inside a glass box. Fei was forced to confront terrifying questions: How to be the mother of a child she could lose at any moment. Whether her daughter would survive another day--and whether she should. But as s

The 100 Best Stocks to Buy in 2014
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Scott Bobo
Format:   Print book

Description:
Now is the time to make money!Although you've seen the market grow in 2013, you've also watched it swing on concerns over the European debt crisis and political conflict over spending, taxes, and the debt ceiling. Now, you're wondering where you should be putting your money for maximum safe return. With The 100 Best Stocks to Buy in 2014, you can reap high ea
Let Me Out: Unlock Your Creative Mind and Bring Your Ideas to Life
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Peter Himmelman
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
From award-winning musician turned communications expert Peter Himmelman, science-based techniques and simple exercises to get unstuck and unlock your creative potential.

Do you want to stop procrastinating? Would you love to be more creative? Is there an idea you've dreamt of making a reality? Whether it's learning ragtime piano, losing 30 pounds, or starting
Scaling Lean: Mastering the Key Metrics for Startup Growth
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Ash Maurya
Format:   Print book

Description:
Is your "big idea" worth pursuing? What if you could test your business model earlier in the process - before you've expended valuable time and resources? You've talked to customers. You've identified problems that need solving, and maybe even built a minimum viable product. But now there's a second bridge to cross. How do you tell whether your
The Rise and Fall of Nations: Forces of Change in the Post-Crisis World
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Ruchir Sharma
Format:   Print book

Description:

This pioneering work demystifies the drivers behind political, economic, and social change.

Shaped by his twenty-five years traveling the world, and enlivened by encounters with villagers from Rio to Beijing, tycoons, and presidents, Ruchir Sharma's The Rise and Fall of Nations rethinks the "dismal science" of economics as a practical art. Narrowing the
The Tetris Effect: The Game that Hypnotized the World
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Dan Ackerman
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
Tetris is perhaps the most instantly recognizable, popular video game ever made. But the fascinating story of its origins is lesser known. How did an obscure Soviet programmer, working on frail, antiquated computers, create a product that has earned nearly $1 billion in sales? How did an inspired, makeshift game turn into a worldwide sensation, which has been displayed a
Our Damaged Democracy: We the People Must Act
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Joseph A Califano, Jr.
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
This authoritative and passionate primer on the three branches of government reveals the changes - political, cultural, constitutional, technological, institutional - that render our government completely dysfunctional, and the urgent need to fix our democracy before it's too late.

If you've been watching the news and worrying that our democracy no longer works, t
The Money Talk: Retirement & Estate Planning For Indian Americans
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Rajesh Jyotishi
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
AN INDIAN AMERICAN'S GUIDE TO SAVVYINVESTMENT STRATEGIESYour family's heritage of beginning anew in a foreign country is a bold move to take pride in -- and indeed a legacy you want to continue by investing wisely.As an Indian American in the US, you may often face challenges pertaining to how to exist in "modern" society while adhering to what may feel
Food Fight: GMOs and the Future of the American Diet
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Mckay Jenkins
Format:   Print book

Description:
Are GMOs really that bad? A prominent environmental journalist takes a fresh look at what they actually mean for our food system and for us. In the past two decades, GMOs have come to dominate the American diet. Advocates hail them as the future of food, an enhanced method of crop breeding that can help feed an ever-increasing global population and adapt to a rapidly ch
Without Their Permission: How the 21st Century Will Be Made, Not Managed
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Alexis Ohanian
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
A WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER As Alexis Ohanian learned when he helped to co-found the immensely popular reddit.com, the internet is the most powerful and democratic tool for disseminating information in human history. And when that power is harnessed to create new communities, technologies, businesses or charities, the results can be absolutely stunning. In this book
Get It Together: Organize Your Records So Your Family Won't Have To
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Melanie Cullen
Format:   Print book

Description:
Get your life organized with the best workbook available!

Paperwork, personal information, and passwords aren't always easy to find, and organizing your records can seem like an intimidating task. But, whether you need to get a handle on records for yourself, your family or your executor, Get It Together will show you how to organize:
instructions
The Growth Delusion: Wealth, Poverty, and the Well-Being of Nations
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   David Pilling
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
A provocative critique of the pieties and fallacies of our obsession with economic growth

We live in a society in which a priesthood of economists, wielding impenetrable mathematical formulas, set the framework for public debate. Ultimately, it is the perceived health of the economy which determines how much we can spend on our schools, highways, and defense; eco
Business Plans Kit For Dummies
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Barbara Findlay Schenck
Format:   Paperback

Description:
Discover the ins and outs of constructing a winning business plan When youre establishing, expanding, or re-energizing a business, the best place to start is with your business plan. Whether you want startup money from investors or are looking to expand or re-energize your business, a business plan will give you a defined road map to help you get your business moving. B
Guerrilla Marketing in 30 Days
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Al Lautenslager
Format:   Book

Description:
Updated with fresh examples, the latest techniques and trends, new success stories, and fresh, practical marketing habits for todays aspiring guerrillas, this new edition provides marketers with the latest guerrilla marketing tools and tactics. In just 30 chapters and 30 days, famous marketers Jay Conrad Levinson and Al Lautenslager show eager entrepreneurs how to zero i
Your Limited Liability Company: An Operating Manual
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Anthony Mancuso
Format:   Print book

Description:
Running your LLC, step by step A limited liability company can give your small business both tax benefits and protection from personal liability for business debts. But without careful record keeping, regular meetings, and formal minutes, you could lose these advantages. Your Limited Liability Company provides all the instructions and forms you need to maintain the lega
How to Get Money for College 2018
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   PETERSON'S.
Format:   

Description:


How to Get Money for College 2018 is a great resource for students looking to supplement their federal financial aid package with aid from colleges and universities. This comprehensive directory points students and their families to complete and accurate information on need-based and non-need gift aid, loans, work-study, athletic awards, and more. The easy-to-use
Modernize Your Resume: Get Noticed… Get Hired
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Wendy Enelow
Format:   Paperback

Description:
Based on today’s real-world job search trends, MODERNIZE YOUR RESUME shows you how to craft a winning resume to meet the complexities of today’s highly competitive and technologically driven employment market. The 2nd edition has been updated with new resume samples, new designs, and new ATS and e-resume guidelines, along with new chapters for jobseekers with special c
Administrative Assistant's and Secretary's Handbook
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   James Stroman
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
From managing the phones, coordinating meetings, and preparing presentations to planning events, crafting clear business communications, and deciphering legal documents, administrative assistants need to be everything to everyone, all the time. Long the gold standard for office professionals seeking to improve their performance and enhance their value to employers, this
Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Christopher Voss
Format:   Hardcover

Description:

A former international hostage negotiator for the FBI offers a new, field-tested approach to high-stakes negotiations - whether in the boardroom or at home.

After a stint policing the rough streets of Kansas City, Missouri, Chris Voss joined the FBI, where his career as a hostage negotiator brought him face-to-face with a range of criminals, including bank robbe

eBay For Dummies
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Marsha Collier
Format:   Print book

Description:
Your must-have guide to buying and selling on eBay

Over 160 million buyers can't be wrong! That's how many people are buying on eBay, and that number only continues to grow. If you're an eBay beginner looking to find bargains or make money by selling, look no further than eBay For Dummies. Inside, you'll find all the tips and strategies you need to become a suc

Leaders Open Doors, 2nd Edition: A Radically Simple Leadership Approach to Lift People, Profits, and Performance
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Bill Treasurer
Format:   Hardcover

Description:

True leaders open doors of opportunity.

"I got to open doors for people!" These seven simple words, spoken by author Bill Treasurer's five-year-old son, cut straight to what matters most about leadership: True leaders open doors for people. This radically simple concept is the heart of Leaders Open Doors.

This book presents a fresh and unique tak

eBay For Dummies
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Marsha Collier
Format:   Print book

Description:
Your must-have guide to buying and selling on eBay

Over 160 million buyers can't be wrong! That's how many people are buying on eBay, and that number only continues to grow. If you're an eBay beginner looking to find bargains or make money by selling, look no further than eBay For Dummies. Inside, you'll find all the tips and strategies you need to become a suc

The 100 Best Stocks To Buy In 2015
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Peter Sander
Format:   Paperback

Description:
Now is the time to make money!As the market continues to grow and reaches record highs in late 2014, you'll need to know where to put your money in order to create the largest profit. With The 100 Best Stocks to Buy in 2015, you can reap high earnings with stock picks that have consistently beaten the market average. Inside, you'll find an evaluation of the curre
J.K. Lasser's 1001 Deductions and Tax Breaks 2015: Your Complete Guide to Everything Deductible
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Barbara Weltman
Format:   Book

Description:
The must-have guide to tax write-offs, with clear advice from a trusted expert J.K. Lasser's 1001 Deductions and Tax Breaks 2015 answers the most common tax question—"what can I deduct?" Updated and expanded for 2014 tax filing and 2015 tax planning, this straightforward guide uses plain English to explain the many available deductions and credits, a
Why We Want You To Be Rich: Two Men • One Message
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Donald J. Trump
Format:   Paperback

Description:
Donald Trump and Robert Kiyosaki wrote Why We Want You To Be Rich because they saw how the turbulent economic climate would impact the middle class. They predict the middle class in America will continue to shrink—pushing most middle-class Americans into the ranks of the poor. This book inspires middle-class Americans who believe that the American Dream is alive and
Low-Hanging Fruit: 77 Eye-Opening Ways to Improve Productivity and Profits
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Jeremy Eden
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
Management guru, Peter Drucker once observed, "So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work." His observation rings true all across the corporate world: poor or non-existent decision-making processes, endless meetings, and layers of management between the worker bees and the power-elite. Meanwhile, executives, supervisor
What color is your parachute? 2017 : a practical manual for job-hunters and career-changers
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Richard N Bolles
Format:   Print book

Description:
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 more than ever. Recent grads facing a tough economic landscape, workers
The Efficiency Paradox: What Big Data Can't Do
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Edward Tenner
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
A bold challenge to our obsession with efficiency--and a new understanding of how to benefit from the powerful potential of serendipity

Algorithms, multitasking, sharing economy, life hacks: our culture can't get enough of efficiency. One of the great promises of the Internet and big data revolutions is the idea that we can improve the processes and routines of ou
Irrational Persistence: Seven Secrets That Turned a Bankrupt Startup Into a $231,000,000 Business
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Dave Zilko
Format:   Print book

Description:
A modern-day Detroit success story that fuels the entrepreneurial fire "Irrational Persistence" tells the story of Garden Fresh Gourmet, and how two entrepreneurs turned a million-dollar debt to a 100-million-dollar annual revenue. Woody Allen famously said that 80 percent of success is just showing up; but any entrepreneur can tell you that it's the other
The CEO Next Door: The 4 Behaviors That Transform Ordinary People into World-Class Leaders
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   ELENA L BOTELHO
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
Based on an indepth analysis of over 2,600 leaders drawn from a database of more than 17,000 CEOs and C-suite executives, as well 13,000 hours of interviews, and two decades of experience advising CEO's and executive boards, Elena L. Botelho and Kim R. Powell overturn the myths about what it takes to get to the top and succeed.


Their groundbreaking research
Daring & Disruptive: Unleashing the Entrepreneur
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Lisa Messenger
Format:   Print book

Description:
Vibrant, game-changing CEO Lisa Messenger shares an insightful account of her rollercoaster ride as the creator and founder of the globally popular Collective Hub, the hip magazine of inspiration for disrupters and innovators of all stripes - with bold ideas on how you can stay on track and remain true to whatever your passion may be.

Speaking to the new ge
The Human Advantage: The Future of American Work in an Age of Smart Machines
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   JAY W RICHARDS
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
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 hard and conduct yourself responsibly in this country, you will be able to prosp
Trend Following, 5th Edition: How to Make a Fortune in Bull, Bear and Black Swan Markets
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   MICHAEL W COVEL
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
Trend Following How to Make a Fortune in Bull Bear and Black Swan Markets Wiley Trading
J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2019: For Preparing Your 2018 Tax Return
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   J K LASSER
Format:   Paperback

Description:
The nation's most trusted tax guide, updated for your 2018 returns

J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2019 is the nation's most trusted tax guide, updated to help you prepare your 2018 return. Step-by-step expert guidance walks you through the forms, calculations, and deadlines to help you file your taxes without the headaches. New changes including tax laws,

The Glitter Plan: How We Started Juicy Couture for $200 and Turned It into a Global Brand
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Pamela Skaist-Levy
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
Part memoir, part business manual, and 100 juicy—the inside story of Juicy Couture, one of the most iconic brands of our times While working together at a Los Angeles boutique, Pamela Skaist-Levy and Gela Nash-Taylor became fast and furious friends over the impossibility of finding the perfect T-shirt. Following their vision of comfortable, fitted T-shirts, they set u
Subscribed: Why the Subscription Model Will Be Your Company's Future - and What to Do About It
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Tien Tzuo
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
Companies like Netflix, Spotify, and Salesforce are just the tip of the iceberg for the subscription model. The real transformation--and the real opportunity--is just beginning.Subscription companies are growing nine times faster than the S&P 500. Why? Because unlike product companies, subscription companies know their customers. A happy subscriber base is the ultima
The 100 Best Stocks To Buy In 2015
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Peter Sander
Format:   Paperback

Description:
Now is the time to make money!As the market continues to grow and reaches record highs in late 2014, you'll need to know where to put your money in order to create the largest profit. With The 100 Best Stocks to Buy in 2015, you can reap high earnings with stock picks that have consistently beaten the market average. Inside, you'll find an evaluation of the curre
Accounting: A Very Short Introduction
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Christopher Nobes
Format:   Paperback

Description:
If you read the 'business pages' of a newspaper or if you listen to the financial news on television or radio, you will often hear terms such as 'liability', 'balance sheet' or 'earnings'. These terms turn up in non-financial contexts as well: 'he was more of a liability than an asset'. If you invest in shares, manage your family&#
McGraw-Hill Education Handbook of English Grammar & Usage
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Mark Lester
Format:   Paperback

Description:
The go-to guide for perfecting your grammar and communication skills in every situationEnglish teachers aren't the only ones who expect careful and correct language choices. Precision in language can be the deciding factor when it comes to getting a job or winning a promotion. Whether your skills need drastic improvement or a quick brush-up, The McGraw-Hill Handbook
Optimizing Growth: Predictive and Profitable Strategies to Understand Demand and Outsmart Your Competitors
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Jason Green
Format:   Hardcover

Description:

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 shifts, consumer trends, technological advances, and changing

The New Rules of Marketing and PR: How to Use Social Media, Online Video, Mobile Applications, Blogs, News Releases, and Viral Marketing to Reach Buyers Directly
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   DAVID MEERMAN SCOTT
Format:   Paperback

Description:
The international bestseller - now in a new edition

When it comes to marketing, anything goes in the Digital Age, right? Well, not quite. While marketing and public relations tactics do seem to change overnight, every smart businessperson knows that it takes a lot more than the 'next big thing.'

The New Rules of Marketing & PR is an internatio

Competing Against Luck: The Story of Innovation and Customer Choice
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Clayton M. Christensen
Format:   Print book

Description:
The foremost authority on innovation and growth presents a path-breaking book every company needs to transform innovation from a game of chance to one in which they develop products and services customers not only want to buy, but are willing to pay premium prices for.
How do companies know how to grow? How can they create products that they are sure customers want to
Capital offenses : business crime and punishment in americas corporate age
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Samuel Buell
Format:   Print book

Description:

From the lead prosecutor on the Enron investigation, an eye-opening examination of the explosion of American white-collar crime.

If "corporations are people too," why isn't anyone in jail?

A serious defect in a GM car causes accidents; Enron scams investors out of their money; banks bet on the housing market crash and win. In the race to maximize

The Last Lobster: Boom or Bust for Maine's Greatest Fishery?
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Christopher P White
Format:   Hardcover

Description:

From the author of Skipjack & The Melting World comes a mystery: the curious boom in America's beloved lobster industry and its probable crash

Maine lobstermen have happened upon a bonanza along their rugged, picturesque coast. For the past five years, the lobster population along the coast of Maine has boomed, resulting in a lobster harvest si

Lincoln on Leadership for Today: Abraham Lincoln's Approach to Twenty-First-Century Issues
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Don T Phillips
Format:   Print book

Description:
The author of the classic bestseller Lincoln on Leadership answers the question: How would President Lincoln handle the pressing crises of our modern world?

Abraham Lincoln is recognized as one of history's finest leaders, a great president when the United States was under tremendous strain. But suppose he were alive today? How would Lincoln deal with toda
The Soul of a Team: A Modern-Day Fable for Winning Teamwork
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Tony Dungy
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Mentor Leader and Quiet Strength comes a book sure to transform your team or organization!

For most people, succeeding in life requires mastering the art of teamwork. Whether at work, school, church, or home, virtually everyone is part of a team -- and when they work well, teams can acco
The Project Management Tool Kit: 100 Tips and Techniques for Getting the Job Done Right
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Tom Kendrick
Format:   Print book

Description:
Today's projects are more challenging than ever - and project managers need all the help they can get to succeed amid shifting priorities, budget cuts, interruptions, and other obstacles. Now in its third edition, The Project Management Tool Kit is a must-have strategic partner, filled with step-by-step guidance that will enable managers to get complex projects compl
Tech Boss Lady: How to Start-up, Disrupt, and Thrive as a Female Founder
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Adriana Gascoigne
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
The founder of Girls in Tech offers first-hand accounts of the realities of startup life, with the very best advice from top women entrepreneurs
p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 8.0px 0.0px; line-height: 11.8px; font: 12.0px 'Times New Roman'} You know startups are hard, but what is it like to fail, or have a falling out with your co-founder, or to go through hundreds of
The Perfect Resume: Resumes That Work in the New Economy
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Dan Quillen
Format:   Print book

Description:
HR Director and author of four job search books Dan Quillen shows readers how to craft an incredible resume that will get job-seekers in the door!

Dan Quillen calls on his expertise as an HR professional (and as one who lost and found a job in the toughest economic environment since the Great Depression) to help his readers understand the New Economy, and how t
Trump's War: His Battle for America
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   MICHAEL SAVAGE
Format:   Print book

Description:

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px Arial; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} The wall, taxes, tariffs, deportations, Obamacare, guns, military strength, schools, abortion, religion - what will the new president do?

The "Godfather of Trumpmania," Michael Savage, examines the initial appointments, spee
How to Think Like an Entrepreneur
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Faisal Hoque
Format:   Print book

Description:
Explore how entrepreneurial thinking can dramatically improve your work, life and relationshipsHaving the drive, ambition and inspiration to start a new business takes a special mind-set and self-confidence -- think Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg. It's no wonder that we regard successful entrepreneurs as modern-day magicians, transforming sometimes-radical id
3 Kings: Diddy, Dr. Dre, Jay-Z, and Hip-Hop's Multibillion-Dollar Rise
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Zack O'Malley Greenburg
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
Tracing the careers of hip-hop's three most dynamic stars, this deeply reported history brilliantly examines the entrepreneurial genius of the first musician tycoons: Diddy, Dr. Dre, and Jay-Z

Being successful musicians was simply never enough for the three kings of hip-hop. Diddy, Dr. Dre, and Jay-Z lifted themselves from childhood adversity into tycoon territory
Head in the Cloud: Why Knowing Things Still Matters When Facts Are So Easy to Look Up
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   William Poundstone
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
The real-world value of knowledge in the mobile-device age.

More people know who Khloe Kardashian is than who René Descartes was. Most can't find Delaware on a map; don't know what Frank Lloyd Wright did for living; can't say how many calories are in a Big Mac or how many candles are on a menorah. How important it is to know things, anyway? William Poundstone u
An Unlikely Trust: Theodore Roosevelt, J.P. Morgan, and the Improbable Partnership That Remade American Business
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Gerard Helferich
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
At the dawn of the twentieth century, Theodore Roosevelt and J. Pierpont Morgan were the two most powerful men in America, perhaps the world. As the nation's preeminent financier, Morgan presided over an elemental shift in American business, away from family-owned companies and toward modern corporations of unparalleled size and influence. As president, Theodore Roos
Great Leaders Have No Rules:Contrarian Leadership Principles to Transform Your Team and Business
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Kevin Kruse
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
Kevin Kruse knows two things about leadership that most people do not believe: First, leadership is a superpower. Second, almost everything we've been taught about leadership is wrong. In Great Leaders Have No Rules, New York Times bestselling author and highly successful entrepreneur Kevin Kruse debunks popular wisdom with ten contrarian principles for better, fast
How Women Decide: What's True, What's Not, and What Strategies Spark the Best Choices
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Therese Huston
Format:   Print book

Description:
A definitive playbook for making stronger, wiser choices that thoughtfully addresses how the cultural landscape - and the research - defines how women decide

Books about decision making are often inadvertently tailored primarily to men. Meanwhile, books about women in business overlook decision making or offer advice that is unhelpful and can even backfire.
Ego Is the Enemy
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Ryan Holiday
Format:   Print book

Description:

"While the history books are filled with tales of obsessive visionary geniuses who remade the world in their image with sheer, almost irrational force, I've found that history is also made by individuals who fought their egos at every turn, who eschewed the spotlight, and who put their higher goals above their desire for recognition." - from the prologue <

Start Your Own Nonprofit Organization: Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Corbin Collins
Format:   Paperback

Description:
FOLLOW YOUR PASSIONServing missions rather than profits, the nonprofit sector employs 11 million people, making it the third largest industry in the United States, and often provides our communities' most fundamental services.Whether your mis­sion is to save puppies, feed children, or preserve history, Start Your Own Nonprofit Organization equips you with the tools
Financially Fearless: The LearnVest Program for Taking Control of Your Money
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Alexa von Tobel
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
Finally, a financial plan that lets you be YOU, only richer. It’s time to throw away all your old notions of what financial advice should look like. Because if you’re looking for a book to put you on an austerity savings plan that has you giving up vacations and lattes, you’re out of luck.  But if you’re looking to get your finances in r
Entering StartUpLand: An Essential Guide to Finding the Right Job
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Jeffrey Bussgang
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
Many professionals aspire to work for startups. Executives from large companies view them as models to help them adapt to today's dynamic innovation economy, while freshly minted MBAs see magic in founding something new. Yes, startups look magical, but they can also be chaotic and inaccessible. Many books are written for those who aspire to be founders, but a company
Cribsheet: A Data-Driven Guide to Better, More Relaxed Parenting, from Birth to Preschool
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Emily Oster
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
From the author of EXPECTING BETTER, an economist's guide to the early years of parenting

With Expecting Better, award-winning economist Emily Oster spotted a need in the pregnancy market for advice that gave women the information they needed to make the best decision for their own pregnancies. By digging into the data, Oster found that much of the convent
All In Startup: Launching a New Idea When Everything Is on the Line
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Diana Kander
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
If Owen Chase can't find a way to turn his company around in the next nine days, he'll be forced to shut it down and lay off all of his employees. He has incurred substantial debt and his marriage is on shaky ground. Through pure happenstance, Owen finds himself pondering this problem while advancing steadily as a contestant at the World Series of Poker. His Las
What Successful People Know about Leadership: Advice from America's #1 Leadership Authority
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   John C Maxwell
Format:   Print book

Description:
#1 "New York Times "bestselling author John C. Maxwell responds to the most popular questions he's received to help readers achieve greater success. John Maxwell, America's #1 leadership authority, has mastered the art of asking questions, using them to learn and grow, connect with people, challenge himself, improve his team, and develop better ideas. In this
The Women's Small Business Start-Up Kit: A Step-by-Step Legal Guide
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Peri Pakroo
Format:   Paperback

Description:
GOLD winner of the IBPA 2015 Benjamin Franklin Award - Business & Career The Women's Small Business Start-Up Kit, written by the author of the bestselling The Small Business Start-Up Kit, gives you the practical and legal information you need to kickstart a successful enterprise -- whether you're an arty creative type, an independent consultant or a Fortune
Five Stars: The Communication Secrets to Get from Good to Great
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Carmine Gallo
Format:   Hardcover

Description:

"As technology threatens to displace countless jobs and skills, the ability to communicate is becoming more important than ever. This book is full of examples to help you get better at transporting your thoughts and emotions into the minds of other people." -- Adam Grant, New York Times bestselling author of Give and Take, Originals, an

Coders: The Making of a New Tribe and the Remaking of the World
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Clive Thompson
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
Hello, world.

Facebook's algorithms shaping the news. Self-driving cars roaming the streets. Revolution on Twitter and romance on Tinder. We live in a world constructed of code--and coders are the ones who built it for us. From acclaimed tech writer Clive Thompson comes a brilliant anthropological reckoning with the most powerful tribe in the world today, c
Food Fight: GMOs and the Future of the American Diet
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Mckay Jenkins
Format:   Print book

Description:
Are GMOs really that bad? A prominent environmental journalist takes a fresh look at what they actually mean for our food system and for us. In the past two decades, GMOs have come to dominate the American diet. Advocates hail them as the future of food, an enhanced method of crop breeding that can help feed an ever-increasing global population and adapt to a rapidly ch
How to Get Money for College 2019
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   PETERSON'S.
Format:   Print book

Description:
Peterson's How to Get Money for College 2019 is a great resource for students looking to supplement their federal financial aid package with aid from colleges and universities. This comprehensive directory points students and their families to complete and accurate information on need-based and non-need gift aid, loans, work-study, athletic awards, and more. The easy
Mad Scenes and Exit Arias: The Death of the New York City Opera and the Future of Opera in America
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Heidi Waleson
Format:   Hardcover

Description:

From the Wall Street Journal's opera critic, a wide-ranging narrative history of how and why the New York City Opera went bankrupt -- and what it means for the future of the arts

In October 2013, the arts world was rocked by the news that the New York City Opera -- "the people's opera" -- had finally succumbed to financial hardship after 70 yea

Flipping Houses For Dummies
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Ralph R. Roberts
Format:   Paperback

Description:
Not just another house flipping book You can find plenty of books about flipping houses that claim "anyone can do it." Flipping Houses For Dummies takes a different approach - honesty. We don't claim that flipping houses is "easy" or "simple" or "risk-free," because, quite frankly, it isn't. Flipping Houses For Dummies rev
Reach: A New Strategy to Help You Step Outside Your Comfort Zone, Rise to the Challenge , and Build Confidence
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Andy Molinsky
Format:   Print book

Description:
Do you feel comfortable delivering bad news? Do you look forward to speaking in public? Do you enjoy networking? Is it easy for you to speak your mind and be assertive with friends and colleagues? If you answered no to any of these questions, this book can help! What often sets successful people apart is their willingness to do things most of us fear. What's more,
Next Is Now: 5 Steps for Embracing Change―Building a Business that Thrives into the Future
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Lior Arussy
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
One of the world's leading authorities on customer-centric business transformation, Lior Arussy delivers results - so when Fortune 500 companies see potentially disruptive change on their horizon, Arussy is the person they call. Founder and CEO of the global consulting firm, Strativity Group, he's led more than 700,000 employees to embrace the drastic and continu
Rule The Room: A Unique, Practical and Comprehensive Guide to Making a Successful Presentation
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Jason Teteak
Format:   Paperback

Description:
Persuade, motivate, teach, or inspire any audience ... Author Jason Teteak gives you fifty immediately actionable techniques that apply to beginners as well as seasoned presenters and cover all areas from content creation to delivery skills to audience management. Rule the Room can help you solve every presentation challenge with practical, step-by-step guidance - not
I.M.: A Memoir
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Isaac Mizrahi
Format:   Hardcover

Description:

Isaac Mizrahi is sui generis. Designer. Cabaret singer. Talk show host. He's a pop culture icon unlike any fashion designer of recent memory, just as likely to be recognized walking down Main Street USA as Madison Avenue NYC. Yet ever since he shot to fame in the 1980s, the private Isaac Mizrahi has remained under wraps. Until now.

In I.M., Isaac Mizrahi

Success as a Real Estate Agent For Dummies
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Dirk Zeller
Format:   Paperback

Description:
Make your fortune in the real estate business? Easy. Whether you are looking to rev up your real estate business, deciding whether to specialize in commercial or residential real estate, or just interested in refining specific skills, Success as a Real Estate Agent For Dummies has it covered. This no-nonsense guide, with guidance from an industry expert, shows how you ca
The Fix: How Nations Survive and Thrive in a World in Decline
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Jonathan Tepperman
Format:   Print book

Description:
A provocative look at the world's most difficult, seemingly ineradicable problems - and the surprising stories of the countries that solved them.

We all know the bad news. The heady promise of the Arab Spring has given way to repression, civil war, and an epic refugee crisis. Economic growth is sputtering. Income inequality is rising around the world. And the thr
Citizen Capitalism: How a Universal Fund Can Provide Influence and Income to All
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Lynn Stout
Format:   Paperback

Description:
Top Cornell law professor Lynn Stout and her coauthors Tamara Belinfanti and Sergio Gramitto offer a visionary but practical proposal to provide a guaranteed minimum income--it not only avoids creating a new government program or increasing taxes, but also gives the entire citizenry more influence in the economy.Corporations have a huge influence on the life of every cit
Trade Like A Stock Market Wizard: How to Achieve Superperformance in Stocks in Any Market
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Mark Minervini
Format:   Book

Description:
"Minervini has run circles around most PhDs trying to design systems to beat the market." -- JACK SCHWAGER, bestselling author of Stock Market Wizards "Mark's book has to be on every investor's bookshelf. It is about the most comprehensive work I have ever read on investing in growth stocks." -- DAVID RYAN, three-time U.S. Investing Champion &
Dear Client: This Book Will Teach You How to Get What You Want from Creative People
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   BONNIE SIEGLER
Format:   Paperback

Description:
In a world where every business, brand, product, and service needs a strong visual identity, it's critical for clients and creative professionals to work together. And the key to success, as with any relationship, is communication. In Dear Client, award-winning graphic designer Bonnie Siegler offers an invaluable step-by-step guide to how to talk so creatives will
Machines That Think: The Future of Artificial Intelligence
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   TOBY WALSH
Format:   Paperback

Description:
A scientist who has spent a career developing Artificial Intelligence takes a realistic look at the technological challenges and assesses the likely effect of AI on the future.

How will Artificial Intelligence impact our lives? Toby Walsh, one of the leading AI researchers in the world, takes a critical look at the impact Artificial Intelligence is set to have on
SPARK: How to Lead Yourself and Others to Greater Success
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Angie Morgan
Format:   Print book

Description:
Leadership isn't about a job title - it's about action and behavior.

In SPARK, entrepreneurs, business consultants and military Veterans Angie Morgan, Courtney Lynch, and Sean Lynch show how anyone can become an extraordinary leader by embracing seven key behaviors.

Many people believe that leaders are the rare few at the upper echelons of a busine
From Sabotage to Support: A New Vision for Feminist Solidarity in the Workplace
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Joy L. Wiggins
Format:   Paperback

Description:
Women are acculturated within systems that encourage them to sabotage one another; this book shows how they can break free of this cultural programming and use whatever privilege and power they have to raise each other up.Joy Wiggins and Kami Anderson advocate that the only way women can successfully support each other is by addressing the varying intersections of our in
The Small Business Online Marketing Handbook: Converting Online Conversations to Offline Sales
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Annie Tsai
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
The small business marketing experts at Demandforce help owners kick off their online strategy Small business owners are exceptional at delivering on their product or service. Many, however, don't know where to start when it comes to online marketing. The Small Business Online Marketing Handbook will show you how to effectively leverage email, social, online, and
Mastering Civility: A Manifesto for the Workplace
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Christine Lynne Porath
Format:   Print book

Description:
From the leading authority on workplace incivility, Christine Porath, shows why it pays to be civil, and reveals just how to enhance effectiveness in the workplace and beyond by mastering civility. Incivility is silently chipping away at people, organizations, and our economy. Slights, insensitivities, and rude behaviors can cut deeply and hijack focus. Even if people wa
The Value of Everything: Who Makes and Who Takes from the Real Economy
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Mariana Mazzucato
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
A work of tremendous ambition, academic rigor, and originality, The Value of Everything argues that American companies have for too long been valued according to the amount of wealth they capture for themselves rather than for the value they create for the economy. In fact, Pfizer, Amazon, and countless other companies that claim to drive innovation are actually h
Ultimate Guide to Instagram for Business
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Kim Walsh-Phillips
Format:   Paperback

Description:
SELL MORE WITH INSTAGRAM

Are you ready to tap into Instagram's booming network of 600 million viable customers? With the Ultimate Guide to Instagram for Business, social media marketing expert Kim Walsh-Phillips gives you the tools you need to get your due return on investment out of Instagram. From cross-platform branding and marketing advice to practical bluepri
Pitch Perfect: How to Say It Right the First Time, Every Time
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Bill McGowan
Format:   Hardcover

Description:

Media guru and Emmy Award-winning correspondent Bill McGowan - coach to some of the biggest names in business and entertainment, including Eli Manning, Kelly Clarkson, Jack Welch, Thomas Keller and Kenneth Cole teaches you how to get your message across and get what you want with pitch perfect communication. He is also a trusted advisor in the C-suites of tech compan

The 100 Best Stocks to Buy in 2018
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Peter Sander
Format:   Paperback

Description:
Updated for today's market, the 2018 edition of the 100 Best Stocks series picks the top stocks you should invest in based on the authors' investing philosophy - which has consistently beaten the S&P average for seven straight years!While the economic climate is constantly changing, it's still possible for smart investors to turn a profit. Peter Sander an
Entering StartUpLand: An Essential Guide to Finding the Right Job
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Jeffrey Bussgang
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
Many professionals aspire to work for startups. Executives from large companies view them as models to help them adapt to today's dynamic innovation economy, while freshly minted MBAs see magic in founding something new. Yes, startups look magical, but they can also be chaotic and inaccessible. Many books are written for those who aspire to be founders, but a company
Small Time Operator: How to Start Your Own Business, Keep Your Books, Pay Your Taxes, and Stay Out of Trouble
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Bernard B. Kamoroff C.P.A.
Format:   Paperback

Description:
Small Time Operator is one of the most popular business start-up guides ever. In clear, easy-to-understand language, the author covers:Getting permits and licensesHow to finance a businessCreating and using a business planChoosing and protecting a business nameDeciding whether to incorporateEstablishing a complete bookkeeping systemHiring employeesFederal, state, and loc
We Wanted Workers: Unraveling the Immigration Narrative
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   George J Borjas
Format:   Print book

Description:

From America's leading immigration economist, a refreshingly level-headed exploration of the effects of immigration on migrant and nonmigrant workers.

The economic impact of immigration is often viewed through a narrow lens. To many economists, immigrants are a collection of much-needed workers who can fill predetermined slots along the proverbial assembly line, a
How the Stock Market Works: A Beginner's Guide to Investment
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Michael Becket
Format:   eBook

Description:
Now more than ever, people are being affected by the fluctuations in the global economy and by financial uncertainty with major impacts on their savings, portfolios and pensions. Fully updated for this fifth edition, How the Stock Market Works tells investors what is being traded and how, who does what with whom, and how to evaluate a particular share or bond in light o
Win at Losing: How Our Biggest Setbacks Can Lead to Our Greatest Gains
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Sam Weinman
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
An engaging, inspiring exploration of the surprising value of setbacks - and how we can use them to succeed

As an award-winning sports journalist, Sam Weinman has long studied the ripple effects of losing. But as a father of two competitive boys, he struggled to convince them that failing - whether losing a hockey game or bombing a math test - can actually be a c
Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job into Your Dream Career
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Lauren Berger
Format:   Paperback

Description:
The essential book every workplace novice needs - a smart, practical, and fun guide to help them navigate the minefield of personalities, learn to work with their boss, identify priorities, and ultimately kick butt at their first job.It's a challenging time to be young and new in the workplace. Your parents can't help - the rules have all changed, and faster than
The $1,000 Challenge: How One Family Slashed Its Budget Without Moving Under a Bridge or Living on Government Cheese
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Brian J. O'Connor
Format:   Paperback

Description:
Are You Brave Enough for the $1,000 Challenge?   Middle-class incomes are stretched more than ever. Feeling the strain himself, personal finance columnist Brian O’Connor decided to put his own family’s spending to the test. He began a ten-week experiment to see if his family could cut its monthly living expenses by $1,000—withou
Machines That Think: The Future of Artificial Intelligence
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   TOBY WALSH
Format:   Paperback

Description:
A scientist who has spent a career developing Artificial Intelligence takes a realistic look at the technological challenges and assesses the likely effect of AI on the future.

How will Artificial Intelligence impact our lives? Toby Walsh, one of the leading AI researchers in the world, takes a critical look at the impact Artificial Intelligence is set to have on
Make Some Noise: The Unconventional Road to Dominance
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Ken Schmidt
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
The former director of communications at Harley-Davidson and one of the most sought-after speakers in the world reveals his exhilarating, innovative approach to creating customer loyalty and marketplace dominance.Ken Schmidt is a wanted man. His role in transforming Harley-Davidson Motor Company - one of the most celebrated corporate success stories in history - led busi
Get It Together: Organize Your Records So Your Family Won't Have To
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Melanie Cullen
Format:   Print book

Description:
Get your life organized with the best workbook available!

Paperwork, personal information, and passwords aren't always easy to find, and organizing your records can seem like an intimidating task. But, whether you need to get a handle on records for yourself, your family or your executor, Get It Together will show you how to organize:
instructions
Leap: Leaving a Job with No Plan B to Find the Career and Life You Really Want
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Tess Vigeland
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
Until recently, Tess Vigeland was a longtime host with public radio's Marketplace; it was a rewarding, high-status job, and Tess was very good at it - but she'd begun to feel restless. Without any definite, clear sense of what she wanted to do next (but an absolute certainty that what she'd been doing was no longer truly satisfying) , she walked away from he
Making It: Why Manufacturing Still Matters
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Louis Uchitelle
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
From the longtime New York Times economics correspondent, a closely reported argument for the continuing importance of industry for American prosperity

In the 1950s manufacturing generated nearly 30 percent of U.S. income. Over the past fifty-five years that share has gradually declined to less than 12 percent at the same time that real estate, finance, a
Bankable Leadership : Happy People, Bottom-Line Results, and the Power to Deliver Both
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Tasha Eurich
Format:   Book

Description:
People or Results? You Don't Have to Choose! ''If I relentlessly drive my team to achieve our goals, they won't like me.'' ''If I try to make everybody on the team happy, we won't hit our numbers.'' As a leader, you've likely felt this fundamental tension--the tension between driving results and developing positive relation
The Women's Small Business Start-Up Kit: A Step-by-Step Legal Guide
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Peri Pakroo
Format:   Paperback

Description:
GOLD winner of the IBPA 2015 Benjamin Franklin Award - Business & Career The Women's Small Business Start-Up Kit, written by the author of the bestselling The Small Business Start-Up Kit, gives you the practical and legal information you need to kickstart a successful enterprise -- whether you're an arty creative type, an independent consultant or a Fortune
Our Damaged Democracy: We the People Must Act
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Joseph A Califano, Jr.
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
This authoritative and passionate primer on the three branches of government reveals the changes - political, cultural, constitutional, technological, institutional - that render our government completely dysfunctional, and the urgent need to fix our democracy before it's too late.

If you've been watching the news and worrying that our democracy no longer works, t
The Perfect Resume: Resumes That Work in the New Economy
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Dan Quillen
Format:   Print book

Description:
HR Director and author of four job search books Dan Quillen shows readers how to craft an incredible resume that will get job-seekers in the door!

Dan Quillen calls on his expertise as an HR professional (and as one who lost and found a job in the toughest economic environment since the Great Depression) to help his readers understand the New Economy, and how t
InstaStyle: Curate Your Life, Create Stunning Photos, and Elevate Your Instagram Influence
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Tessa Barton
Format:   Paperback

Description:
Gain Instagram followers, grow your personal brand, and influence others with your authentic personality, beautiful photography, and stunningly curated grid.

Instagram is the place where trends break, tastes are made, and brands are launched. Plus it's packed with insightful analytics and handy business tools to help you elevate your social media presence to the n
More Money, Please: The Financial Secrets You Never Learned in School
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Scott Gamm
Format:   Print book

Description:
Personal finance 101—without the homework or quizzes Most of us graduate high school with a basic understanding of history, math, science, and literature, but when it comes to personal finance—arguably the topic that we use most in our daily lives—we feel lost or overwhelmed. No longer! Cast aside your fear of FICO scores and your confusion about credit
Working for Yourself: Law & Taxes for Independent Contractors, Freelancers & Gig Workers of All Types
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Stephen Fishman
Format:   Paperback

Description:
The all-in-one legal and tax resource every IC (and gig worker) needs Ready to be your own boss? Whether you're starting a full-scale consulting business or booking gigs on the side, Working for Yourself provides all the legal and tax information you need in one place. This excellent, well-organized reference will show you how to: decide the best form for your b