Most Recommended Books By Startup Founders

Most Recommended Books By Startup Founders

The Hard Thing About Hard Things Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers by Ben Horowitz

Ben Horowitz, cofounder of Andreessen Horowitz and one of Silicon Valley’s most respected and experienced entrepreneurs, offers essential advice on building and running a startup — practical wisdom for managing the toughest problems business school doesn’t cover, based on his popular ben’s blog…

Recommended by Mark Zuckerberg, Larry Page, Peter Thiel, Michael Herrmann, Andrea Loubier, Leah Lizarondo, Sanja Zepan, Darren Chua, Vasil Azarov, Zack Onisko, Melody McCloskey, Rodrigo Fuentes, Matthew Barby, Marvin Liao, Damien Mulley, Chris Oliver, Theresa Evanoff, Audrey Russo, Dennis Yang, Bogdan Iordache, Deepak Chhugani, Michael Dell, Mark Roberge

The Innovator’s Dilemma When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail by Clayton M. Christensen

Named one of 100 Leadership & Success Books to Read in a Lifetime by Amazon Editors; A Wall Street Journal and Businessweek bestseller. Named by Fast Company as one of the most influential leadership books in its Leadership Hall of Fame. An innovation classic….

Zero to One Notes on Start-Ups, or How to Build the Future by Peter Thiel Blake Masters

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER; 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….

Crossing the Chasm Marketing and Selling High-Tech Products to Mainstream Customers by Geoffrey A. Moore

Here is the bestselling guide that created a new game plan for marketing in high-tech industries. Crossing the Chasm has become the bible for brining cutting-edge products to progressively larger markets….

The Lean Startup How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses by Eric Ries

Most startups fail. But many of those failures are preventable. The Lean Startup is a new approach being adopted across the globe, changing the way companies are built and new products are launched.; Eric Ries defines a startup as an organization dedicated to creating something new under conditions of extreme uncertainty….

Good To Great Why Some Companies Make The Leap and Others Don’t by Jim Collins

Built to Last was a phenomenal success: ‘It is a fair assumption that as the seminal importance of this audiobook begins to permeate the upper echelons of business and business schools…Collins and Porras will emerge as the gurus to watch over the next decade.’ The Director….

Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

In the international bestseller, Thinking, Fast and Slow, Daniel Kahneman, the renowned psychologist and winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, takes us on a groundbreaking tour of the mind and explains the two systems that drive the way we think….

Hooked How to Build Habit-Forming Products by Nir Eyal

How do successful companies create products people can’t put down?; Why do some products capture widespread attention while others flop? What makes us engage with certain products out of sheer habit? Is there a pattern underlying how technologies hook us?…

Built to Last Successful Habits of Visionary Companies by Jim Collins, Jerry I. Porras

“This is not a book about charismatic visionary leaders. It is not about visionary product concepts or visionary products or visionary market insights. Nor is it about just having a corporate vision. This is a book about something far more important, enduring, and substantial….

Influence The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert B. Cialdini PhD

Influence, the classic book on persuasion, explains the psychology of why people say “yes” — and how to apply these understandings. Dr. Robert Cialdini is the seminal expert in the rapidly expanding field of influence and persuasion….

High Output Management by Andrew S. Grove

In this legendary business book and Silicon Valley staple, the former chairman and CEO (and employee number three) of Intel shares his perspective on how to build and run a company.; The essential skill of creating and maintaining new businesses — the art of the entrepreneur — can be summed up in a single word: managing….

The Effective Executive The Definitive Guide to Getting the Right Things Done by Peter F. Drucker

A handsome, commemorative edition of Peter F. Drucker’s timeless classic work on leadership and management, with a foreword by Jim Collins; What makes an effective executive?; For decades, Peter F. Drucker was widely regarded as “the dean of this country’s business and management philosophers” (Wall Street Journal)….

Essentialism The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown

Korean edition of ESSENTIALISM: THE DISCIPLINED PURSUIT OF LESS by Greg McKeown. Instant New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller. Essentialism is not one more thing its a whole new way of doing everything. In Korean. Annotation copyright Tsai Fong Books, Inc. Distributed by Tsai Fong Books, Inc….

Antifragile Things That Gain from Disorder by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Antifragile is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision-making in a world we don’t understand. The other books in the series are Fooled by Randomness, The Black Swan, and The Bed of Procrustes….

Only the Paranoid Survive How to Exploit the Crisis Points That Challenge Every Company by Andrew S. Grove

Under Andy Grove’s leadership, Intel has become the world’s largest chip maker and one of the most admired companies in the world….

Elon Musk Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future by Ashlee Vance

New York Times and International Bestseller — Named One of the Best Books of the Year by The Wall Street Journal, NPR, Audible and Amazon…

Shoe Dog A Memoir by the Creator of Nike by Phil Knight

A refreshingly honest reminder of what the path to business success really looks like …It’s an amazing tale’ Bill Gates ‘The best book I read last year was Shoe Dog, by Nike’s Phil Knight….

Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill

Think and Grow Rich This is the original 1937 version of Napoleon Hill’s Classic Book: “Think and Grow Rich”. To the greatest extent possible. Think and Grow Rich is a personal development and self-help book by Napoleon Hill. The book was inspired by a suggestion from Scottish-American business magnate and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie….

Creativity, Inc. Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration by Ed Catmull, Amy Wallace

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….

Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl

We needed to stop asking about the meaning of life, and instead to think of ourselves as those who were being questioned by life-daily and hourly. Our answer must consist not in talk and meditation, but in right action and in right conduct….

The Black Swan Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly Improbable: With a new section: “On Robustness and Fragility” by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

A black swan is an event, positive or negative, that is deemed improbable yet causes massive consequences. In this groundbreaking and prophetic book, Taleb shows in a playful way that Black Swan events explain almost everything about our world, and yet we — especially the experts — are blind to them….

Grit The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth

In her instant, multi-month New York Times bestseller, Angela Duckworth shows anyone striving to succeed that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent, but a special blend of passion and persistence she calls “grit” — “inspiration for non-geniuses everywhere” (People)….

The Score Takes Care of Itself My Philosophy of Leadership by Bill Walsh, Steve Jamison, Craig Walsh

The last lecture on leadership by the NFL’s greatest coach: Bill Walsh; 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….

Sapiens A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari

Human history has been shaped by three major revolutions: the Cognitive Revolution (70,000 years ago), the Agricultural Revolution (10,000 years ago), and the Scientific Revolution (500 years ago)….

The War of Art Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles by Steven Pressfield

A succinct, engaging, and practical guide for succeeding in any creative sphere, The War of Art is nothing less than Sun-Tzu for the soul; What keeps so many of us from doing what we long to do?; Why is there a naysayer within?…

Hacking Growth How Today’s Fastest-Growing Companies Drive Breakout Success by Sean Ellis, Morgan Brown

The definitive playbook by the pioneers of Growth Hacking, one of the hottest business methodologies in Silicon Valley and beyond….

Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson

Walter Isaacson’s “enthralling” (The New Yorker) worldwide bestselling biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs — the inspiration for the movie Steve Jobs starring Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, and Jeff Daniels, directed by Danny Boyle with a screenplay by Aaron Sorkin….

Predictably Irrational The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions by Dan Ariely

“A marvelous book… thought provoking and highly entertaining.”; — Jerome Groopman, New York Times bestselling author of How Doctors Think; “Ariely not only gives us a great read; he also makes us much wiser.”; — George Akerlof, 2001 Nobel Laureate in Economics; “Revolutionary.”; — New York Times Book Review…

By Gary Keller The One Thing by Gary Keller, Jay Papasan

The ONE Thing has made more than 350 appearances on national bestseller lists, including #1 Wall Street Journal, NewYork Times, and USA Today….

Tools of Titans The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers by Timothy Ferriss

The latest groundbreaking tome from Tim Ferriss, the #1 New York Times best-selling author of The 4-Hour Workweek.; From the author:; “For the last two years, I’ve interviewed more than 200 world-class performers for my podcast, The Tim Ferriss Show….

The Design of Everyday Things by Donald A. Norman

Even the smartest among us can feel inept as we try to figure out the shower control in a hotel or attempt to navigate an unfamiliar television set or stove….

Don’t Make Me Think, Revisited A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability by Steve Krug

Since Don’t Make Me Think was first published in 2000, hundreds of thousands of Web designers and developers have relied on usability guru Steve Krug’s guide to help them understand the principles of intuitive navigation and information design….

Sprint How To Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five Days by Jake Knapp

From three design partners at Google Ventures, a unique five-day process for going from problem to prototype.; The companies that Google Ventures invest in face big questions every day: Where’s the most important place to focus your effort, and how do you start? What will your ideas look like in real life?…

As a Man Thinketh by James Allen

Eminently quotable and full of practical advice for individuals who want to better themselves, As a Man Thinketh is an essential little volume published in 1902 which explains and promotes the direct connection between our thoughts and our happiness….

Give and Take Why Helping Others Drives Our Success by Adam M. Grant

A groundbreaking look at why our interactions with others hold the key to success, from the bestselling author of Originals; For generations, we have focused on the individual drivers of success: passion, hard work, talent, and luck….

Lean Analytics Use Data to Build a Better Startup Faster by Alistair Croll, Benjamin Yoskovitz

Marc Andreesen once said that “markets that don’t exist don’t care how smart you are.” Whether you’re a startup founder trying to disrupt an industry, or an intrapreneur trying to provoke change from within, your biggest risk is building something nobody wants.; Lean Analytics can help….

The Intelligent Investor The Definitive Book on Value Investing. A Book of Practical Counsel by Benjamin Graham, Jason Zweig

This classic text is annotated to update Graham’s timeless wisdom for today’s market conditions…; The greatest investment advisor of the twentieth century, Benjamin Graham, taught and inspired people worldwide….

Mindset Updated Edition: Changing The Way You think To Fulfil Your Potential by Carol Dweck

World-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck, in decades of research on achievement and success, has discovered a truly groundbreaking idea-the power of our mindset. Dweck explains why it’s not just our abilities and talent that bring us success-but whether we approach them with a fixed or growth mindset….

The Go-Giver A Little Story About a Powerful Business Idea by John David Mann & Bob Burg

“Most people just laugh when they hear that the secret to success is giving. . . . Then again, most people are nowhere near as successful as they wish they were.”; The Go-Giver tells the story of an ambitious young man named Joe who yearns for success….

The Structure of Scientific Revolutions by Thomas S. Kuhn

The Structure of Scientific Revolutions is a landmark in intellectual history which has attracted attention far beyond its own immediate field. It is written with a combination of depth and clarity that make it an almost unbroken series of aphorisms. Its author, Thomas S….

Do the Work Overcome Resistance and Get Out of Your Own Way by Steven Pressfield

“There is an enemy. There is an intelligent, active, malign force working against us. Step one is to recognize this. This recognition alone is enormously powerful. It saved my life, and it will save yours.” — Steven Pressfield Could you be getting in your way of producing great work? Have you started a project but never finished?…

Ego Is the Enemy by Ryan Holiday

In Ego is the Enemy, Ryan Holiday shows us how and why ego is such a powerful internal opponent to be guarded against at all stages of our careers and lives, and that we can only create our best work when we identify, acknowledge and disarm its dangers…

Nudge Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth and Happiness by Richard H. Thaler

For fans of Malcolm Gladwell’s Blink and Nobel Prize winner Daniel Kahneman’s Thinking Fast and Slow, a revelatory new look at how we make decisions; More than 750,000 copies sold; A New York Times bestseller; An Economist Best Book of the Year; A Financial Times Best Book of the Year…

How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie, Terry O’Reilly

Simple and timeless tools for success and happiness; For more than eighty years, millions of people from Warren Buffett to Oprah Winfrey have benefited from the remarkable wisdom of Dale Carnegie….

Made to Stick Why Some Ideas Take Hold and Others Come Unstuck by Chip Heath

What is that makes urban myths so persistent but many everyday truths so eminently forgettable? How do newspapers set about ensuring that their headlines make you want to read on? And why do we remember complicated stories but not complicated facts?…

New Sales. Simplified. The Essential Handbook for Prospecting and New Business Development by Mike Weinberg

Selected by HubSpot as one of the Top 20 Sales Books of All Time; No matter how much repeat business you get from loyal customers, the lifeblood of your business is a constant flow of new accounts….

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

Vietnamese new edition of Malcolm Gladwell’s Outliers: The Story of Success. The #1 New York Times and Amazon bestselling book in nonfiction. Gladwell examines the lives of Outliers — the best of the top 1%, asks what makes them different from ordinary lives. Vietnamese translation by Dieu Ngoc. In Vietnamese….

The 4-Hour Workweek Escape 9–5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich by Timothy Ferriss

The New York Times bestselling author of The 4-Hour Body shows readers how to live more and work less, now with more than 100 pages of new, cutting-edge content.; Forget the old concept of retirement and the rest of the deferred-life plan–there is no need to wait and every reason not to, especially in unpredictable economic times….

The Checklist Manifesto How to Get Things Right by Atul Gawande

In his latest bestseller, Atul Gawande shows what the simple idea of the checklist reveals about the complexity of our lives and how we can deal with it; The modern world has given us stupendous know-how….

Purple Cow Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable by Seth Godin

You’re either a Purple Cow or you’re not. You’re either remarkable or invisible. Make your choice. What do Starbucks and JetBlue and KrispyKreme and Apple and DutchBoy and Kensington and Zespri and Hard Candy have that you don’t?…

The Design of Everyday Things Revised and Expanded Edition by Don Norman

Even the smartest among us can feel inept as we fail to figure out which light switch or oven burner to turn on, or whether to push, pull, or slide a door. The fault, argues this ingenious — even liberating — book, lies not in ourselves, but in product design that ignores the needs of users and the principles of cognitive psychology….

Deep Work Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport

One of the most valuable skills in our economy is becoming increasingly rare. If you master this skill, you’ll achieve extraordinary results.; Deep work is the ability to focus without distraction on a cognitively demanding task….

The Leadership Challenge How to Make Extraordinary Things Happen in Organizations by James M. Kouzes, Barry Z. Posner

The 25th anniversary edition of the bestselling business classic, completely revised and updated For more than 25 years, The Leadership Challenge has been the most trusted source on becoming a better leader, selling more than 2 million copies in over 20 languages since its first publication….

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, the beloved classic that has sold over 20 million copies worldwide, is celebrating its 25th anniversary with this reissue! With a new foreword, the wisdom of the 7 Habits still holds true after all these years. The 7 Habits have become so famous because they work….

The Tipping Point How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcolm Gladwell

The tipping point is that magic moment when an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips, and spreads like wildfire. Just as a single sick person can start an epidemic of the flu, so too can a small but precisely targeted push cause a fashion trend, the popularity of a new product, or a drop in the crime rate….

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

Vietnamese new edition of Malcolm Gladwell’s Outliers: The Story of Success. The #1 New York Times and Amazon bestselling book in nonfiction. Gladwell examines the lives of Outliers — the best of the top 1%, asks what makes them different from ordinary lives. Vietnamese translation by Dieu Ngoc. In Vietnamese….

The Second Machine Age Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies by Erik Brynjolfsson, Andrew McAfee

A New York Times Bestseller. A “fascinating” (Thomas L. Friedman, New York Times) look at how digital technology is transforming our work and our lives.; In recent years, Google’s autonomous cars have logged thousands of miles on American highways and IBM’s Watson trounced the best human Jeopardy! players….

Homo Deus by Yuval Noah Harari

International Bestseller; From the author of the international bestseller Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind comes an extraordinary new book that explores the future of the human species….

Rework by Jason Fried, David Heinemeier Hansson

Rework shows you a better, faster, easier way to succeed in business.; Most business books give you the same old advice: Write a business plan, study the competition, seek investors, yadda yadda. If you’re looking for a book like that, put this one back on the shelf….

Positioning The Battle for Your Mind, 20th Anniversary Edition by Al Ries, Jack Trout

“Ries and Trout taught me everything I know about branding, marketing, and product management….

The Inmates Are Running the Asylum Why High Tech Products Drive Us Crazy and How to Restore the Sanity by Alan Cooper

Imagine, at a terrifyingly aggressive rate, everything you regularly use is being equipped with computer technology….

The Mythical Man-Month Essays on Software Engineering, Anniversary Edition by Frederick P. Brooks Jr.

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….

Startup Rising The Entrepreneurial Revolution Remaking the Middle East by Christopher M. Schroeder

Despite the world’s elation at the Arab Spring, shockingly little has changed politically in the Middle East; even frontliners Egypt and Tunisia continue to suffer repression, fixed elections, and bombings, while Syria descends into civil war….

The Four Steps to the Epiphany by Steve Blank

The bestselling classic that launched 10,000 startups and new corporate ventures — The Four Steps to the Epiphany is one of the most influential and practical business books of all time.; The Four Steps to the Epiphany launched the Lean Startup approach to new ventures….

Growth Hacker Marketing A Primer on the Future of PR, Marketing and Advertising by Ryan Holiday

A Primer on the Future of PR, Marketing and Advertising; A new generation of megabrands like Facebook, Dropbox, Airbnb, and Twitter haven’t spent a dime on traditional marketing. No press releases, no TV commercials, no billboards….

The Goal A Process of Ongoing Improvement by Eliyahu M. Goldratt, Jeff Cox

*A Graphic Novel version of this title is now available: “The Goal: A Business Graphic Novel”; 30th Anniversary Edition. Written in a fast-paced thriller style, The Goal, a gripping novel, is transforming management thinking throughout the world….

Talking to Humans Success starts with understanding your customers by Giff Constable

With a foreword from Steve Blank, Talking to Humans is a practical guide to the qualitative side of customer development, an indispensable skill for vetting and improving any new startup or innovation. This book will teach you how to structure and run effective customer interviews, find candidates, and turn learnings into action….

Security Analysis, Sixth Edition by Benjamin Graham, David Dodd, Seth Klarman

First 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 investing philosophy and techniques of Benjamin Graham and David L. Dodd…

Stress Test Reflections on Financial Crises by Timothy F. Geithner

New York Times Bestseller; Washington Post Bestseller; Los Angeles Times Bestseller; Stress Test is the story of Tim Geithner’s education in financial crises.; As president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and then as President Barack Obama’s secretary of the Treasury, Timothy F….

Business Adventures Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall Street by John Brooks

From Wall Street to Main Street, John Brooks, longtime contributor to the New Yorker, brings to life in vivid fashion twelve classic and timeless tales of corporate and financial life in America….

Extreme Ownership How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win by Jocko Willink, Leif Babin

The #1 New York Times bestseller; Sent to the most violent battlefield in Iraq, Jocko Willink and Leif Babin’s SEAL task unit faced a seemingly impossible mission: help U….

Envisioning Information by Edward R. Tufte

This book celebrates escapes from the flatlands of both paper and computer screen, showing superb displays of high-dimensional complex data….

Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson

The classic novel, limited to only 500 numbered hardcover copies signed by the author…

Guns, Germs, and Steel The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond Ph.D.

“Fascinating…. Lays a foundation for understanding human history.”―Bill Gates; In this “artful, informative, and delightful” (William H. McNeill, New York Review of Books) book, Jared Diamond convincingly argues that geographical and environmental factors shaped the modern world….

UX for Lean Startups by Laura Klein

Great user experiences (UX) are essential for products today, but designing one can be a lengthy and expensive process. With this practical, hands-on book, you’ll learn how to do it faster and smarter using Lean UX techniques….

The Lean Product Playbook How to Innovate with Minimum Viable Products and Rapid Customer Feedback by Dan Olsen

The missing manual on how to apply Lean Startup to build products that customers love The Lean Product Playbook is a practical guide to building products that customers love. Whether you work at a startup or a large, established company, we all know that building great products is hard. Most new products fail….

Abundance The Future Is Better Than You Think by Peter H. Diamandis, Steven Kotler

The New York Times bestselling “manifesto for the future that is grounded in practical solutions addressing the world’s most pressing concerns: overpopulation, food, water, energy, education, health care and freedom” (The Wall Street Journal)….

Predictable Revenue Turn Your Business Into a Sales Machine with the $100 Million Best Practices of by Aaron Ross, Marylou Tyler

GROW REVENUE BY 300% OR MORE AND MAKE IT PREDICTABLE…; “Alexander Graham Bell discovered the telephone, Thomas Edison discovered electricity and Aaron Ross discovered the Enterprise Market for”; SHELLY DAVENPORT — VP Worldwide Sales at Replicon & ex-VP Corporate Sales at…

Blue Ocean Strategy by W.Chan Kim

An in depth analysis of blue ocean strategy with a relateable approach….

Getting Things Done The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen

David Allen reads an all-new edition of his popular self-help classic for managing work-life balance in the twenty-first century — now updated for the new challenges facing individuals and organizations in today’s rapidly changing world….

Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage by Alice Munro

Vietnamese edition of a collection of 9 short stories by the winner of 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature, and a top writers of psychological short stories. Vietnamese translation by Tran Hanh et al….

Sam Walton Made In America by Sam Walton

Meet a genuine American folk hero cut from the homespun cloth of America’s heartland: Sam Walton, who parlayed a single dime store in a hardscrabble cotton town into Wal-Mart, the largest retailer in the world. The undisputed merchant king of the late twentieth century, Sam never lost the common touch….

From Impossible To Inevitable How Hyper-Growth Companies Create Predictable Revenue by Aaron Ross, Jason Lemkin

Impossible Goals, Inevitable Successes; Why are you struggling to grow your business when everyone else seems to be crushing their goals? If you needed to triple revenue within the next three years, would you know exactly how to do it? Doubling the size of your business, tripling it, even growing ten times larger isn’t about magic….

The Undoing Project A Friendship That Changed Our Minds by Michael Lewis

Forty years ago, Israeli psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky wrote a series of breathtakingly original studies undoing our assumptions about the decision-making process. Their papers showed the ways in which the human mind erred, systematically, when forced to make judgments about uncertain situations….

The New One Minute Manager by Blanchard, Ken, Johnson

The World has changed and so has the NEW One Minute Manager. He’s adopted new ways to help you succeed sooner in this rapidly changing world….

Permission Marketing Turning Strangers into Friends and Friends into Customers by Seth Godin

The man Business Week calls “the ultimate entrepreneur for the Information Age” explains “Permission Marketing” — the groundbreaking concept that enables marketers to shape their message so that consumers will willingly accept it….

Crush It! Why NOW Is the Time to Cash In on Your Passion by Gary Vaynerchuk

Do you have a hobby you wish you could indulge in all day? An obsession that keeps you up at night? Now is the perfect time to take that passion and make a living doing what you love. In Crush It!…

Switch How to Change Things When Change Is Hard by Chip Heath

Why is it so hard to make lasting changes in our companies, in our communities, and in our own lives?; The primary obstacle is a conflict that’s built into our brains, say Chip and Dan Heath, authors of the critically acclaimed bestseller Made to Stick….

Traction by Gabriel Weinberg

In Traction, serial entrepreneurs Gabriel Weinberg and Justin Mares give startups the tools for generating explosive customer growth…

Fanatical Prospecting The Ultimate Guide to Opening Sales Conversations and Filling the Pipeline by Leveraging Social Selling, Telephone, Email, Text, and Cold Calling by Jeb Blount

Ditch the failed sales tactics, fill your pipeline, and crush your number; Fanatical Prospecting gives salespeople, sales leaders, entrepreneurs, and executives a practical, eye-opening guide that clearly explains the why and how behind the most important activity in sales and business development — prospecting….

High-Profit Prospecting Powerful Strategies to Find the Best Leads and Drive Breakthrough Sales Results by Mark Hunter CSP

Buyers are evolving — and so should your prospecting.; As a salesperson, your pipeline is the key to your success. No matter what changes, that remains the same. Top producers prospect — and they do it ALL THE TIME. “But how?” you ask, “In the age of the Internet, isn’t cold-calling dead?”…

Benjamin Franklin An American Life by Walter Isaacson

Benjamin Franklin is the founding father who winks at us, the one who seems made of flesh rather than marble. In this authoritative and engrossing full-scale biography, Walter Isaacson shows how the most fascinating of America’s founders helped define our national character….

Peak How Great Companies Get Their Mojo from Maslow by Chip Conley

After fifteen years of rising to the pinnacle of the hospitality industry, Chip Conley’s company was suddenly undercapitalized and overexposed in the, post-9/11 economy. For relief and inspiration, Conley, the CEO and founder of Joie de Vivre Hospitality, turned to psychologist Abraham Maslow’s iconic Hierarchy of Needs….

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

In the 150 years since the end of the Civil War and the ratificiation of the Thirteenth Amendment, the story of race and America has remained a brutally simple one, written on flesh- it is the story of the black body, exploited to create the country’s foundational wealth, violently segregated to unite a nation after a civil war, and, today, still disproportionately threatened, locked up and killed in the streets…

Quiet The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain

Quiet by Susan Cain will change how you think about introverts forever. A Sunday Times and New York Times Bestseller. Our lives are driven by a fact that most of us can’t name and don’t understand. It defines who our friends and lovers are, which careers we choose, and whether we blush when we’re embarrassed….

Trust Agents Using the Web to Build Influence, Improve Reputation, and Earn Trust by Chris Brogan, Julien Smith

The New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller-now in a new, updated paperback edition Today’s online influencers are Web natives who trade in trust, reputation, and relationships, using social media to accrue the influence that builds up or brings down businesses online….

The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership Follow Them and People Will Follow You [21 IRREFUTABLE LAWS OF LEAD 3D] by John C. Maxwell

Maxwell combines insights learned from his 40-plus years of leadership successes and mistakes from the worlds of business, politics, sports, religion, and military conflict, in this revised edition of the bestseller….

The Innovator’s Solution Creating and Sustaining Successful Growth by Clayton M. Christensen, Michael E. Raynor

An innovation classic. From Steve Jobs to Jeff Bezos, Clay Christensen’s work continues to underpin today’s most innovative leaders and organizations.; A seminal work on disruption—for everyone confronting the growth paradox….

Inside the Tornado Strategies for Developing, Leveraging, and Surviving Hypergrowth Markets by Geoffrey A. Moore

In this, the second of Geoff Moore’s classic three-part marketing series, Moore provides highly useful guidelines for moving products beyond early adopters and into the lucrative mainstream market. Updated for the HarperBusiness Essentials series with a new author’s note…

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