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High Output Management
by Andrew S. Grove (Aug 29, 1995)
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The essential skill of creating and maintaining new businesses—the art of the entrepreneur—can be summed up in a single word: managing. In High Output Management, Andrew S. Grove, former chairman and CEO (and employee number three) of Intel, shares his perspective on how to build and run a company. Born of Grove’s experiences at one of America’s le...
The Ride of a Lifetime
Lessons Learned from 15 Years as CEO of the Walt Disney Company
by Robert Iger (Sep 23, 2019)
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A grand vision defined: The CEO of Disney, one of Time's most influential people of 2019, shares the ideas and values he embraced to reinvent one of the most beloved companies in the world and inspire the people who bring the magic to life.Robert Iger became CEO of The Walt Disney Company in 2005, during a difficult time. Competition was more inten...
Poor Charlie's Almanack
The Wit and Wisdom of Charles T. Munger, Expanded Third Edition
by Peter D. Kaufman (Jan 01, 2005)
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EXPANDED THIRD EDITION includes Charlie's 2007 USC Law School Commencement address. Edited by Peter D. Kaufman. Brand New....
Shoe Dog
A Memoir by the Creator of Nike
by Phil Knight (May 01, 2018)
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In this instant and tenacious New York Times bestseller, Nike founder and board chairman Phil Knight “offers a rare and revealing look at the notoriously media-shy man behind the swoosh” (Booklist, starred review), opening up about his company’s early days as an intrepid start-up and its evolution into one of the world’s most iconic, game-changing,...
Principles
Life and Work
by Ray Dalio (Sep 19, 2017)
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Ray Dalio, one of the world’s most successful investors and entrepreneurs, shares the unconventional principles that he’s developed, refined, and used over the past forty years to create unique results in both life and business—and which any person or organization can adopt to help achieve their goals.In 1975, Ray Dalio founded an investment firm, ...
Bad Blood
Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup
by John Carreyrou (Jan 28, 2020)
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In 2014, Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes was widely seen as the next Steve Jobs: a brilliant Stanford dropout whose startup "unicorn" promised to revolutionize the medical industry with its breakthrough device, which performed the whole range of laboratory tests from a single drop of blood. Backed by investors such as Larry Ellison and Ti...
Never Split the Difference
Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It
by Chris Voss (May 17, 2016)
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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...
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The Hard Thing About Hard Things
Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers
by Ben Horowitz (Mar 04, 2014)
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A lot of people talk about how great it is to start a business, but only Ben Horowitz is brutally honest about how hard it is to run one.In The Hard Thing About Hard Things, Ben Horowitz, cofounder of Andreessen Horowitz and one of Silicon Valley's most respected and experienced entrepreneurs, draws on his own story of founding, running, selling, b...
The Slight Edge
Turning Simple Disciplines into Massive Success and Happiness
by Jeff Olson (Nov 04, 2013)
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The Slight Edge is a way of thinking, a way of processing information that enables you to make the daily choices that will lead you to the success and happiness you desire. Learn why some people make dream after dream come true, while others just continue dreaming and spend their lives building dreams for someone else. It’s not just another self-he...
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Becoming Steve Jobs
The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader
by Brent Schlender (Jun 07, 2016)
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Now in paperback, the #1 New York Times bestselling biography of how Steve Jobs became the most visionary CEO in history. With a new foreword by Marc Andreessen and new afterword by the authors, Becoming Steve Jobs is a narrative on Jobs' evolution as a manager and leader, as an astute CEO, as a father, and as a visionary with an unparalled sense o...
Turn the Ship Around!
A True Story of Turning Followers into Leaders
by L. David Marquet (May 16, 2013)
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"Leadership should mean giving control rather than taking control and creating leaders rather than forging followers." David Marquet, an experienced Navy officer, was used to giving orders. As newly appointed captain of the USS Santa Fe, a nuclear-powered submarine, he was responsible for more than a hundred sailors, deep in the sea. In this high-s...
The Compound Effect
by Darren Hardy (Oct 02, 2012)
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The New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller, based on the principle that little, everyday decisions will either take you to the life you desire or to disaster by default. No gimmicks. No Hyperbole. No Magic Bullet. The Compound Effect is a distillation of the fundamental principles that have guided the most phenomenal achievements in busi...
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The Millionaire Fastlane
Crack the Code to Wealth and Live Rich for a Lifetime!
by MJ DeMarco (Jan 04, 2011)
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Is the financial plan of mediocrity-a dream-stealing, soul-sucking dogma known as The Slowlane-your plan for creating wealth? You know how it goes-go to school, get a good job, save 10 percent of your paycheck, buy a used car, cancel the movie channels, quit drinking expensive Starbucks mocha lattes, save and penny-pinch your life away, trust your ...
Black Box Thinking
The Surprising Truth About Success
by Matthew Syed (Apr 07, 2016)
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An eye-opening, Gladwellian look at the power of a positive attitude toward failure and its profound impact on our success in any field.In the airline industry, failure is taken seriously. Every aircraft is equipped with an almost indestructible black box. When there is an accident, the box is opened, the data is analyzed, and the reason for the ac...
Mastery
by Robert Greene (Oct 29, 2013)
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The #1 New York Timesbestselling sequel to The 48 Laws of PowerMastery synthesizes the years of research Robert Greene conducted while writing the international bestsellers The 48 Laws of Power, The 33 Strategies of War, and The Art of Seduction and demonstrates that the ultimate form of power is mastery itself. By analyzing the lives of such past ...
The Go-Giver, Expanded Edition
A Little Story About a Powerful Business Idea (Go-Giver, Book 1
by Bob Burg (Oct 06, 2015)
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A new edition with expanded content is available now, “The Go-Giver, Expanded Edition: A Little Story About a Powerful Business Idea” An engaging book that brings new relevance to the old proverb “Give and you shall receive” The Go-Giver tells the story of an ambitious young man named Joe who yearns for success. Joe is a true go-getter, though some...
Extreme Ownership
How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win
by Jocko Willink (Jan 01, 2018)
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MORE THAN HALF A MILLION COPIES SOLDAn updated edition of the blockbuster leadership book that took America and the world by storm. In Extreme Ownership , Jocko Willink and Leif Babin share hard-hitting, Navy SEAL combat stories that translate into lessons for business and life.Jocko and Leif served together in SEAL Task Unit Bruiser, the most hig...
Secrets of Sand Hill Road
Venture Capital and How to Get It
by Scott Kupor (Jun 04, 2019)
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A Wall Street Journal Bestseller! What are venture capitalists saying about your startup behind closed doors? And what can you do to influence that conversation?If Silicon Valley is the greatest wealth-generating machine in the world, Sand Hill Road is its humming engine. That's where you'll find the biggest names in venture capital, including fame...
Building a StoryBrand
Clarify Your Message So Customers Will Listen
by Donald Miller (Oct 10, 2017)
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New York Times bestselling author Donald Miller uses the seven universal elements of powerful stories to teach readers how to dramatically improve how they connect with customers and grow their businesses.Donald Millers StoryBrand process is a proven solution to the struggle business leaders face when talking about their businesses. This revolution...
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The Outsiders
Eight Unconventional CEOs and Their Radically Rational Blueprint for Success
by William N. Thorndike (Oct 23, 2012)
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”It is impossible to produce superior performance unless you do something different.” — John TempletonWhat makes a successful CEO? Most people call to mind a familiar definition: a seasoned manager with deep industry expertise. Others might point to the qualities of today’s so-called celebrity CEOs—charisma, virtuoso communication skills, and a con...
Leadership
In Turbulent Times
by Doris Kearns Goodwin (Oct 01, 2019)
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Are leaders born or made? Where does ambition come from? How does adversity affect the growth of leadership? Does the leader make the times or do the times make the leader? In Leadership, Goodwin draws upon the four presidents she has studied most closely—Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Lyndon B. Johnson (in civil ri...
Give and Take
Why Helping Others Drives Our Success
by Adam Grant (Mar 25, 2014)
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For generations, we have focused on the individual drivers of success: passion, hard work, talent, and luck. But in today’s dramatically reconfigured world, success is increasingly dependent on how we interact with others. In Give and Take, Adam Grant, an award-winning researcher and Wharton’s highest-rated professor, examines the surprising forces...
The Score Takes Care of Itself
My Philosophy of Leadership
by Bill Walsh (Jun 29, 2010)
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Bill Walsh is a towering figure in the history of the NFL. His advanced leadership transformed the San Francisco 49ers from the worst franchise in sports to a legendary dynasty. In the process, he changed the way football is played. Prior to his death, Walsh granted a series of exclusive interviews to bestselling author Steve Jamison. These became ...
Super Pumped
The Battle for Uber
by Mike Isaac (Sep 03, 2019)
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In June 2017, Travis Kalanick, the hard-charging CEO of Uber, was ousted in a boardroom coup that capped a brutal year for the transportation giant. Uber had catapulted to the top of the tech world, yet for many came to symbolize everything wrong with Silicon Valley.Award-winning New York Times technology correspondent Mike Isaac’s Super Pumped pre...
Security Analysis
Sixth Edition, Foreword by Warren Buffett (Security Analysis Prior Editions)
by Benjamin Graham (Sep 24, 2008)
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"A road map for investing that I have now been following for 57 years."--From the Foreword by Warren E. BuffettFirst published in 1934, "Security Analysis" is one of the most influential financial books ever written. Selling more than one million copies through five editions, it has provided generations of investors with the timeless value investin...
Wooden
A Lifetime of Observations and Reflections On and Off the Court
by John Wooden (Apr 22, 1997)
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NATIONAL BESTSELLER"I am just a common man who is true to his beliefs."--John Wooden Evoking days gone by when coaches were respected as much for their off-court performances as for their success on the court, Wooden presents the timeless wisdom of legendary basketball coach John Wooden.In honest and telling passages about virtually every aspect of...
The Culture Map
Breaking Through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business
by Erin Meyer (May 27, 2014)
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Success in business requires navigating through wildly different cultural realities, and we become vulnerable without any knowledge of how to decode cultures foreign to our own. For todays ever-more-globalized audience, international culture expert Erin Meyer writes a fun and instructive guide to the tactics and strategies well need to overcome cul...
High Growth Handbook
by Elad Gil (Jul 17, 2018)
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Well-known technology executive and angel investor Elad Gil has worked with high growth tech companies like Airbnb, Twitter, Google, Instacart, Coinbase, Stripe, and Square as they've grown from small companies into global brands. Across all of these break-out companies, a set of common patterns has evolved into a repeatable playbook that Gil has c...
Who Is Michael Ovitz?
by Michael Ovitz (Jul 18, 2019)
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If you're going to read one book about Hollywood, this is the one.As co-founder of Creative Artists Agency (CAA), Michael Ovitz earned a reputation for ruthless negotiation, brilliant strategy and fierce loyalty to his clients. He reinvented the role of the agent and helped shape the careers of hundreds of A-list stars and directors, including Stev...
The Most Important Thing
by Howard Marks (Jul 02, 2018)
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"This is that rarity, a useful book."--Warren BuffettHoward Marks, the chairman and cofounder of Oaktree Capital Management, is renowned for his insightful assessments of market opportunity and risk. After four decades spent ascending to the top of the investment management profession, he is today sought out by the world's leading value investors, ...
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Most Important Thing, The
by Howard Marks (Mar 08, 2016)
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Howard Marks, the chairman and cofounder of Oaktree Capital Management, is renowned for his insightful assessments of market opportunity and risk. After four decades spent ascending to the top of the investment management profession, he is today sought out by the world's leading value investors, and his client memos brim with insightful commentary ...
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The Man Who Solved the Market
How Jim Simons Launched the Quant Revolution
by Gregory Zuckerman (Nov 05, 2019)
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Gregory Zuckerman, the bestselling author of The Greatest Trade Ever and The Frackers, answers the question investors have been asking for decades: How did Jim Simons do it?Shortlisted for the Financial Times/McKinsey Business Book of the Year AwardJim Simons is the greatest money maker in modern financial history. No other investor--Warren Buffett...
AI Superpowers
China, Silicon Valley, and the New World Order
by Kai-Fu Lee (Sep 25, 2018)
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Dr. Kai-Fu Lee—one of the world’s most respected experts on AI and China—reveals that China has suddenly caught up to the US at an astonishingly rapid and unexpected pace. In AI Superpowers, Kai-fu Lee argues powerfully that because of these unprecedented developments in AI, dramatic changes will be happening much sooner than many of us expected. I...
The Little Book of Common Sense Investing
The Only Way to Guarantee Your Fair Share of Stock Market Returns (Little Books. Big Profits)
by John C. Bogle (Oct 16, 2017)
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The best-selling investing "bible" offers new information, new insights, and new perspectives The Little Book of Common Sense Investing is the classic guide to getting smart about the market. Legendary mutual fund pioneer John C. Bogle reveals his key to getting more out of investing: low-cost index funds. Bogle describes the simplest and most effe...
Blue Ocean Strategy
How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make the Competition Irrelevant
by W. Chan Kim (Jan 20, 2015)
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A global phenomenon now published in a record 43 languages. Over 3.5 million copies sold. A bestseller across five continents.Since the dawn of the industrial age, companies have engaged in head-to-head competition in search of sustained, profitable growth. They have fought for competitive advantage, battled over market share, and struggled for dif...
The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth
Live Them and Reach Your Potential
by John C. Maxwell (Sep 02, 2014)
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Are there tried and true principles that are always certain to help a person grow? John Maxwell says the answer is yes. He has been passionate about personal development for over fifty years, and for the first time, he teaches everything he has gleaned about what it takes to reach our potential. In the way that only he can communicate, John teaches...
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Team of Teams
New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World
by Gen. Stanley McChrystal (May 12, 2015)
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The retired four-star general and and bestselling author of My Share of the Task shares a powerful new leadership model As commander of Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC), General Stanley McChrystal played a crucial role in the War on Terror. But when he took the helm in 2004, America was losing that war badly: despite vastly inferior resource...
The Intelligent Investor
The Definitive Book on Value Investing. A Book of Practical Counsel (Revised Edition)
by Benjamin Graham (Feb 21, 2006)
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More than one million hardcovers soldNow available for the first time in paperback!The Classic Text Annotated to Update Graham's Timeless Wisdom for Today's Market ConditionsThe greatest investment advisor of the twentieth century, Benjamin Graham taught and inspired people worldwide. Graham's philosophy of "value investing" -- which shields invest...
Don't Make Me Think, Revisited
A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability (3rd Edition) (Voices That Matter)
by Steve Krug (Jan 02, 2014)
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Since Dont Make Me Think was first published in 2000, over 400,000 Web designers and developers have relied on Steve Krugs guide to help them understand the principles of intuitive navigation and information design.In this 3rd edition, Steve returns with fresh perspective to reexamine the principles that made Dont Make Me Think a classic-with updat...
In the Name of Jesus
Reflections on Christian Leadership
by Henri J. M. Nouwen (Oct 01, 1992)
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Henri Nouwen was a spiritual thinker with an unusual capacity to write about the life of Jesus and the love of God in ways that have inspired countless people to trust life more fully.Most widely read among the over 40 books Father Nouwen wrote is In the Name of Jesus. For a society that measures successful leadership in terms of the effectiveness ...
The Big Short
Inside the Doomsday Machine (Movie Tie-in Edition) (Movie Tie-in Editions)
by Michael Lewis (Nov 16, 2015)
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From the author of The Blind Side and Moneyball, The Big Short tells the story of four outsiders in the world of high-finance who predict the credit and housing bubble collapse before anyone else. The film adaptation by Adam McKay (Anchorman I and II, The Other Guys) features Academy Award® winners Christian Bale, Brad Pitt, Melissa Leo and Marisa ...
A business classic endorsed by Dale Carnegie, How I Raised Myself from Failure to Success in Selling is for anyone whose job it is to sell. Whether you are selling houses or mutual funds, advertisements or ideas—or anything else—this book is for you.When Frank Bettger was twenty-nine he was a failed insurance salesman. By the time he was forty he o...
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The Power of Moments
Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact
by Chip Heath (Oct 03, 2017)
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The New York Times bestselling authors of Switch and Made to Stick explore why certain brief experiences can jolt us and elevate us and change usand how we can learn to create such extraordinary moments in our life and work.While human lives are endlessly variable, our most memorable positive moments are dominated by four elements: elevation, insig...
The Magic of Thinking Big
(Vermilion Life Essentials)
by David J Schwartz (Aug 08, 2019)
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The Magic of Thinking Big gives you useful methods, not empty promises. Dr. Schwartz presents a carefully designed program for getting the most out of your job, your marriage and family life, and your community. He proves that you don't need to be an intellectual or have innate talent to attain great success and satisfaction, but you do need to lea...
Abundance
The Future Is Better Than You Think (Exponential Technology Series)
by Peter H. Diamandis (Sep 23, 2014)
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The New York Times bestselling manifesto for the future that is grounded in practical solutions addressing the worlds most pressing concerns: overpopulation, food, water, energy, education, health care and freedom (The Wall Street Journal).Since the dawn of humanity, a privileged few have lived in stark contrast to the hardscrabble majority. Conven...
The Phoenix Project
A Novel about IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win
by Gene Kim (Feb 27, 2018)
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Five years after this sleeper hit took on the world of IT and flipped it on its head, the 5th Anniversary Edition of The Phoenix Project continues to guide IT in the DevOps revolution. In this newly updated and expanded edition of the bestselling The Phoenix Project, co-author Gene Kim includes a new afterword and a deeper delve into the Three Ways...
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Reminiscences of a Stock Operator
by Edwin Lefevre (Jan 01, 2019)
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2019 Reprint of 1923 Edition. First published in 1923, Reminiscences is a fictionalized account of the life of the securities trader Jesse Livermore. Despite the book's age, it continues to offer insights into the art of trading and speculation. In Jack Schwager's Market Wizards, many of the traders interviewed considered Reminiscences a major sour...
Range
Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World
by David Epstein (May 28, 2019)
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What's the most effective path to success in any domain? It's not what you think. ...
Seeking Wisdom
From Darwin to Munger, 3rd Edition
by Peter Bevelin (Dec 31, 2006)
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Peter Bevelin begins his fascinating book with Confucius' great wisdom: "A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it, is committing another mistake." Seeking Wisdom is the result of Bevelin's learning about attaining wisdom. His quest for wisdom originated partly from making mistakes himself and observing those of others but also from ...
Influence
Science and Practice (5th Edition)
by Robert B. Cialdini (Aug 07, 2008)
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Influence: Science and Practice is an examination of the psychology of compliance (i.e. uncovering which factors cause a person to say "yes" to another's request). Written in a narrative style combined with scholarly research, Cialdini combines evidence from experimental work with the techniques and strategies he gathered while working as a sales...
Go Pro
7 Steps to Becoming a Network Marketing Professional
by Eric Worre (May 01, 2013)
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Over twenty years ago at a company convention, Eric Worre had an aha moment that changed his life forever. At that event he made the decision to Go Pro and become a Network Marketing expert. Since that time, he has focused on developing the skills to do just that. In doing so, Eric has touched and been touched by hundreds of thousands of people aro...
The 15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership
A New Paradigm for Sustainable Success
by Jim Dethmer (Jan 09, 2015)
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You’ll never see leadership the same way again after reading this book. These fifteen commitments are a distillation of decades of work with CEOs and other leaders. They are radical or provocative for many. They have been game changers for us and for our clients. We trust that they will be for you too. Our experience is that unconscious leadershi...
Zero to One
Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future
by Peter Thiel (Sep 16, 2014)
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If you want to build a better future, you must believe in secrets.The great secret of our time is that there are still uncharted frontiers to explore and new inventions to create. In Zero to One, legendary entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel shows how we can find singular ways to create those new things. Thiel begins with the contrarian premise t...
The Great CEO Within
The Tactical Guide to Company Building
by Matt Mochary (Dec 05, 2019)
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Matt Mochary coaches the CEOs of many of the fastest-scaling technology companies in Silicon Valley. With The Great CEO Within, he shares his highly effective leadership and business-operating tools with any CEO or manager in the world. Learn how to efficiently scale your business from startup to corporation by implementing a system of accountabili...
Turning Pro
Tap Your Inner Power and Create Your Life's Work
by Steven Pressfield (May 30, 2012)
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Turning pro is free, but it's not easy.When we turn pro, we give up a life that we may have become extremely comfortable with. We give up a self that we have come to identify with and to call our own.Turning pro is free, but it demands sacrifice.The passage from amateur to professional is often achieved via an interior odyssey whose trials are surv...
The Mythical Man-Month
Essays on Software Engineering, Anniversary Edition (2nd Edition)
by Frederick P. Brooks Jr. (Aug 11, 1995)
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Few books on software project management have been as influential and timeless as The Mythical Man-Month. With a blend of software engineering facts and thought-provoking opinions, Fred Brooks offers insight for anyone managing complex projects. These essays draw from his experience as project manager for the IBM System/360 computer family and then...
Richest Man in Babylon - Original Edition
by George S. Clason (Aug 01, 2017)
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Beloved by millions, this timeless classic holds the key to all you desire and everything you wish to accomplish. This is the book that reveals the secret to personal wealth. The Success Secrets of the Ancients—An Assured Road to Happiness and Prosperity Countless readers have been helped by the famous “Babylonian parables,” hailed as the greatest ...
The Big Short
Inside the Doomsday Machine
by Michael Lewis (Feb 01, 2011)
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The #1 New York Times bestseller: "It is the work of our greatest financial journalist, at the top of his game. And it's essential reading."—Graydon Carter, Vanity FairThe real story of the crash began in bizarre feeder markets where the sun doesn't shine and the SEC doesn't dare, or bother, to tread: the bond and real estate derivative markets whe...
The Sovereign Individual
Mastering the Transition to the Information Age
by James Dale Davidson (Aug 26, 1999)
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Two renowned investment advisors and authors of the bestseller The Great Reckoning bring to light both currents of disaster and the potential for prosperity and renewal in the face of radical changes in human history as we move into the next century. The Sovereign Individual details strategies necessary for adapting financially to the next phase of...
The Innovator's Dilemma
When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail
by Clayton M. Christensen (Jan 05, 2016)
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The bestselling classic on disruptive innovation, by renowned author Clayton M. Christensen. His work is cited by the worlds best-known thought leaders, from Steve Jobs to Malcolm Gladwell. In this classic bestsellerone of the most influential business books of all timeinnovation expert Clayton Christensen shows how even the most outstanding compan...
Tools of Titans
The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers
by Timothy Ferriss (Dec 06, 2016)
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The latest groundbreaking book from Tim Ferriss, the #1 New York Times best-selling author of The 4-Hour Workweek.  From the author:   For the last two years, Ive interviewed nearly two hundred world-class performers for my podcast, The Tim Ferriss Show. The guests range from super celebs (Jamie Foxx, Arnold Schwarzenegger, etc.) and athletes (icon...
The Idea Factory
Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation
by Jon Gertner (Feb 26, 2013)
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From its beginnings in the 1920s until its demise in the 1980s, Bell Labs-officially, the research and development wing of AT&T-was the biggest, and arguably the best, laboratory for new ideas in the world. From the transistor to the laser, from digital communications to cellular telephony, it's hard to find an aspect of modern life that hasn't bee...
The Success Principles
How to Get From Where You Are to Where You Want to Be
by Jack Canfield (Dec 28, 2005)
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Jack Canfield, cocreator of the phenomenal bestselling Chicken Soup for the Soul® series, turns to the principles he's studied, taught, and lived for more than 30 years in this practical and inspiring guide that will help any aspiring person get from where they are to where they want to be. The Success Principles™ will teach you how to increas...
Let My People Go Surfing
The Education of a Reluctant Businessman--Including 10 More Years of Business Unusual
by Yvon Chouinard (Sep 06, 2016)
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In his long-awaited memoir, Yvon Chouinard-legendary climber, businessman, environmentalist, and founder of Patagonia, Inc.-shares the persistence and courage that have gone into being head of one of the most respected and environmentally responsible companies on earth. From his youth as the son of a French Canadian blacksmith to the thrilling, amb...
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Creativity, Inc.
Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration
by Ed Catmull (Apr 08, 2014)
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“What does it mean to manage well?”From Ed Catmull, co-founder (with Steve Jobs and John Lasseter) of Pixar Animation Studios, comes an incisive book about creativity in business—sure to appeal to readers of Daniel Pink, Tom Peters, and Chip and Dan Heath. Creativity, Inc. is a book for managers who want to lead their employees to new heights, a ma...
Buffett
The Making of an American Capitalist
by Roger Lowenstein (Apr 29, 2008)
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Titan
The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.
by Ron Chernow (Mar 30, 2004)
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John D. Rockefeller, Sr.--history's first billionaire and the patriarch of America's most famous dynasty--is an icon whose true nature has eluded three generations of historians. Now Ron Chernow, the National Book Award-winning biographer of the Morgan and Warburg banking families, gives us a history of the mogul "etched with uncommon objectivity a...
Blitzscaling
The Lightning-Fast Path to Building Massively Valuable Companies
by Reid Hoffman (Oct 09, 2018)
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Foreword by Bill Gates LinkedIn cofounder, legendary investor, and host of the award-winning Masters of Scale podcast reveals the secret to starting and scaling massively valuable companies.What entrepreneur or founder doesn't aspire to build the next Amazon, Facebook, or Airbnb? Yet those who actually manage to do so are exceedingly rare. So what ...
Call Sign Chaos
Learning to Lead
by Jim Mattis (Sep 03, 2019)
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - A clear-eyed account of learning how to lead in a chaotic world, by General Jim Mattis--the former Secretary of Defense and one of the most formidable strategic thinkers of our time--and Bing West, a former assistant secretary of defense and combat Marine."A four-star general's five-star memoir."--The Wall Street Jour...
The Richest Man in Babylon
by George S. Clason (Apr 28, 2017)
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This hardcover edition is cleanly formatted for easy reading. 12 point Garamond, 1.25 spacing. The Richest Man in Babylon is a timeless classic, revealing the secrets to making money and keeping it. This inspirational book is hailed as the greatest of books on finances. It unveils the secrets to wealth, providing priceless suggestions, advice, unfo...
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Thirst
A Story of Redemption, Compassion, and a Mission to Bring Clean Water to the World
by Scott Harrison (Oct 02, 2018)
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An inspiring personal story of redemption, second chances, and the transformative power within us all, from the founder and CEO of the nonprofit charity: water. At 28 years old, Scott Harrison had it all. A top nightclub promoter in New York City, his life was an endless cycle of drugs, booze, models--repeat. But 10 years in, desperately unhappy an...
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Only the Paranoid Survive
How to Exploit the Crisis Points That Challenge Every Company
by Andrew S. Grove (Mar 16, 1999)
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Under Andy Grove's leadership, Intel has become the world's largest chip maker and one of the most admired companies in the world. In Only the Paranoid Survive, Grove reveals his strategy of focusing on a new way of measuring the nightmare moment every leader dreads--when massive change occurs and a company must, virtually overnight, adapt or fall ...
The Obstacle Is the Way
The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph
by Ryan Holiday (May 01, 2014)
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“The impediment to action advances action. What stands in the way becomes the way.” — Marcus AureliusWe are stuck, stymied, frustrated. But it needn’t be this way. There is a formula for success that’s been followed by the icons of history—from John D. Rockefeller to Amelia Earhart to Ulysses S. Grant to Steve Jobs—a formula that let them turn obst...
The Essays of Warren Buffett
Lessons for Corporate America
by Warren E. Buffett (Apr 11, 2001)
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The definitive work concerning Warren Buffett and intelligent investment philosophy, this is a collection of Buffett's letters to the shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway written over the past few decades that together furnish an enormously valuable informal education. The letters distill in plain words all the basic principles of sound business prac...
Barking Up the Wrong Tree
The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Success Is (Mostly) Wrong
by Eric Barker (May 14, 2019)
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Wall Street Journal BestsellerMuch of the advice we’ve been told about achievement is logical, earnest…and downright wrong. In Barking Up the Wrong Tree, Eric Barker reveals the extraordinary science behind what actually determines success and most importantly, how anyone can achieve it. You’ll learn:• Why valedictorians rarely become millionaires,...
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Barbarians at the Gate
The Fall of RJR Nabisco
by Bryan Burrough (Dec 01, 2009)
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One of the finest, most compelling accounts of what happened to corporate America and Wall Street in the 1980s.New York Times Book ReviewA #1 New York Times bestseller and arguably the best business narrative ever written, Barbarians at the Gate is the classic account of the fall of RJR Nabisco. An enduring masterpiece of investigative journalism b...
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Failing Forward
Turning Mistakes Into Stepping Stones for Success
by John C. Maxwell (Apr 01, 2007)
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That Will Never Work
The Birth of Netflix and the Amazing Life of an Idea
by Marc Randolph (Sep 17, 2019)
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In the tradition of Phil Knight's Shoe Dog comes the incredible untold story of how Netflix went from concept to company-all revealed by co-founder and first CEO Marc Randolph. Once upon a time, brick-and-mortar video stores were king. Late fees were ubiquitous, video-streaming unheard was of, and widespread DVD adoption seemed about as imminent as...
Everything Is Figureoutable
by Marie Forleo (Sep 10, 2019)
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Do you ever have trouble finishing what you start? Do amazing ideas come to you all the time but after the initial excitement wanes you struggle to follow through? If you're creative and ambitious, the answer is likely yes.The problem isn't you. It's not that you're not hardworking, intelligent or deserving, but that you haven't yet installed the o...
High Performance Habits
How Extraordinary People Become That Way
by Brendon Burchard (Sep 19, 2017)
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THESE SIX HABITS WILL MAKE YOU EXTRAORDINARY. After extensive original research and a decade as the worlds highest-paid performance coach, Brendon Burchard finally reveals the most effective habits for reaching long-term success. Based on one of the largest surveys ever conducted on high performers, it turns out that just six habits move the needle...
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The Promise of a Pencil
How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change
by Adam Braun (Feb 03, 2015)
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The riveting New York Times bestseller about a young man who built more than 250 schools around the worldand the steps anyone can take to lead a successful and significant life.Adam Braun began working summers at hedge funds when he was just sixteen years old, sprinting down the path to a successful Wall Street career. But while traveling he met a ...
Measure What Matters
How Google, Bono, and the Gates Foundation Rock the World with OKRs
by John Doerr (Apr 24, 2018)
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Legendary venture capitalist John Doerr reveals how the goal-setting system of Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) has helped tech giants from Intel to Google achieve explosive growth--and how it can help any organization thrive. ...
The Effective Executive
The Definitive Guide to Getting the Right Things Done (Harperbusiness Essentials)
by Peter F. Drucker (Jan 03, 2006)
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What makes an effective executive?The measure of the executive, Peter F. Drucker reminds us, is the ability to "get the right things done." This usually involves doing what other people have overlooked as well as avoiding what is unproductive. Intelligence, imagination, and knowledge may all be wasted in an executive job without the acquired habits...
The 1-Page Marketing Plan
Get New Customers, Make More Money, And Stand out From The Crowd
by Allan Dib (May 05, 2018)
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WARNING: Do Not Read This Book If You Hate Money To build a successful business, you need to stop doing random acts of marketing and start following a reliable plan for rapid business growth. Traditionally, creating a marketing plan has been a difficult and time-consuming process, which is why it often doesn't get done. In The 1-Page Marketing Pl...
Inspired
How to Create Tech Products Customers Love
by Marty Cagan (Dec 04, 2017)
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The basic premise of Inspired is that the best tech companies create products in a manner very different from how most companies create products. The goal of the book is to share the techniques of the best companies. This book is aimed primarily at Product Managers working on technology-powered products. That includes the hundreds of "tech companie...
Unlimited Power Featuring Tony Robbins Live!
by Anthony (Tony) Robbins (Feb 01, 2000)
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It's not about power over other people. It's about power over yourself!Yes, you can do, have, achieve, and create anything you want out of life. Anthony Robbins has proved it. Robbins, the undisputed master of the magic of mind power shows you in this audio program how to harness yours. He demonstrates -- passionately and eloquently -- that whateve...
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One Up On Wall Street
How To Use What You Already Know To Make Money In The Market
by Peter Lynch (Apr 03, 2000)
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In easy-to-follow terminology, Lynch offers directions for sorting out the long shots from the no shots by spending just a few minutes with a company's financial statements. His advice for producing "tenbaggers" can turn a stock portfolio into a star performer!...
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The 48 Laws of Power
by Robert Greene (Sep 01, 2000)
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This amoral, cunning, ruthless, and instructive book synthesizes the philosophies of Machiavelli, Sun Tzu, and Carl Von Clausewitz with the historical legacies of statesmen, warriors, seducers, and con men throughout the ages....
Elon Musk
Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future
by Ashlee Vance (Jan 24, 2017)
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In the spirit of Steve Jobs and Moneyball, Elon Musk is both an illuminating and authorized look at the extraordinary life of one of Silicon Valleys most exciting, unpredictable, and ambitious entrepreneursa real-life Tony Starkand a fascinating exploration of the renewal of American invention and its new makers.Elon Musk spotlights the technology ...
Angel
How to Invest in Technology Startups--Timeless Advice from an Angel Investor Who Turned $100,000 into $100,000,000
by Jason Calacanis (Jul 18, 2017)
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One of Silicon Valleys most successful angel investors shares his rules for investing in startups.There are two ways to make money in startups: create something valuableor invest in the people that are creating valuable things.Over the past twenty-five years, Jason Calacanis has made a fortune investing in creators, spotting and helping build and f...
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The Talent Code
Greatness Isn't Born. It's Grown.
by Daniel Coyle (Apr 01, 2010)
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'Talent. You've either got it or you haven't.' Not true, actually.In The Talent Code, award-winning journalist Daniel Coyle draws on cutting-edge research to reveal that, far from being some abstract mystical power fixed at birth, ability really can be created and nurtured.In the process, he considers talent at work in venues as diverse as a music ...
Sam Walton
Made in America
by Sam Walton (May 01, 1992)
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As Sam Walton himself said, this is "...a story about entrepreneurship, and risk, and hard work, and knowing where you want to go and being willing to do what it takes to get there. And it's a story about believing in your idea even when maybe some other folks don't, and about sticking to your guns." It's the story of how Walton parlayed a single d...
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by Jack D. Schwager (Feb 07, 2012)
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The world's top trader's reveal the secrets of their phenomenal success!How do the world's most successful traders amass tens, hundreds of millions of dollars a year? Are they masters of an occult knowledge, lucky winners in a random market lottery, natural-born virtuosi--Mozarts of the markets? In search of an answer, bestselling author Jack D. Sc...
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DotCom Secrets
The Underground Playbook for Growing Your Company Online (1st Edition)
by Russell Brunson (Apr 28, 2015)
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If you are currently struggling with getting traffic to your website, or converting that traffic when it shows up, you may think you’ve got a traffic or conversion problem. In Russell Brunson's experience, after working with thousands of businesses, he has found that’s rarely the case. Low traffic and weak conversion numbers are just symptoms of a ...
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Bottle of Lies
The Inside Story of the Generic Drug Boom
by Katherine Eban (May 14, 2019)
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A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2019New York Public Library Best Books of 2019 Kirkus Reviews Best Health and Science Books of 2019Science Friday Best Books of 2019 New postscript by the authorFrom an award-winning journalist, an explosive narrative investigation of the generic drug boom that reveals fraud and life-t...
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Setting the Table
The Transforming Power of Hospitality in Business
by Danny Meyer (Jan 10, 2008)
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The bestselling business book from award-winning restauranteur Danny Meyer, of Union Square Cafe, Gramercy Tavern, and Shake ShackSeventy-five percent of all new restaurant ventures fail, and of those that do stick around, only a few become icons. Danny Meyer started Union Square Cafe when he was 27, with a good idea and hopeful investors. He is no...
How Asia Works
by Joe Studwell (May 20, 2014)
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“Pithy, well-written and intellectually vigorous . . . Studwell’s thesis is bold, his arguments persuasive, and his style pugnacious. It adds up to a highly readable and important book.” —Financial TimesIn the 1980s and 1990s many in the West came to believe in the myth of an East-Asian economic miracle, with countries seen as not just development ...
Black Edge
Inside Information, Dirty Money, and the Quest to Bring Down the Most Wanted Man on Wall Street
by Sheelah Kolhatkar (Jan 23, 2018)
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The story of billionaire trader Steven Cohen, the rise and fall of his hedge fund SAC Capital, and the largest insider trading investigation in history for readers of The Big Short, Den of Thieves, and Dark MoneySteven A. Cohen changed Wall Street. He and his fellow pioneers of the hedge fund industry didn t lay railroads, build factories, or inven...
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The Promise and the Peril of the Digital Age
by Brad Smith (Sep 10, 2019)
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With a foreword by Bill Gates From Microsoft's President and one of the tech industry's wisest thinkers, a frank and thoughtful reckoning with how to balance enormous promise and existential risk as the digitization of everything accelerates.Microsoft President Brad Smith operates by a simple core belief: when your technology changes the world, you...
The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing
Violate Them at Your Own Risk!
by Al Ries (Apr 27, 1994)
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There are laws of nature, so why shouldn't there be laws of marketing?As Al Ries and Jack Trout—the world-renowned marketing consultants and bestselling authors of Positioning—note, you can build an impressive airplane, but it will never leave the ground if you ignore the laws of physics, especially gravity. Why then, they ask, shouldn't there also...