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It can be hard to know if a book is right for you until you actually start reading it. So, we get excerpts from recent business books so you can take a peek inside.




Simplesabotage

Simple Sabotage: A Modern Field Manual for Detecting and Rooting Out Everyday Behaviors That Undermine Your Workplace

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 29, 2015, at 10:15 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy

Robert M Galford, Bob Frisch, and Cary Greene take a look at a declassified intelligence manual for insights on how individuals inside your organization may be destroying it from within.

Remixstrategy

Remix Strategy: The Three Laws of Business Combinations

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 1, 2015, at 10:48 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy

In which Benjamin Gomes-Casseres teaches us how a common method used deejays and artists can be applied to business.

Bosslife

Boss Life: Surviving My Own Small Business

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 6, 2015, at 8:00 AM – Filed under:

Paul Downs takes readers through a year in the life of running his small business, exposing all the ups and downs of being a boss.

Makeitmatter

Make it Matter: How Managers Can Motivate by Creating Meaning

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 17, 2015, at 10:00 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Scott Mautz asks us "Do you matter at work?" and teaches managers how to make sure their employees feel they do.

Disruptyou

Disrupt You!: Master Personal Transformation, Seize Opportunity, and Thrive in the Era of Endless Innovation

By Blyth Meier, published July 7, 2015, at 9:06 AM – Filed under: Biography & Narrative

Digital media innovator Jay Samit investigates disruption's lessons for the entrepreneur.

Nooneevertoldusthat

No One Ever Told Us That: Money and Life Lessons for Young Adults

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 1, 2015, at 8:00 AM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Acclaimed investment advisor and novelist John Spooner has a new book of practical advice for any young person just getting a start in life.

Misfiteconomy

The Misfit Economy: Lessons in Creativity from Pirates, Hackers, Gangsters, and Other Informal Entrepreneurs

By Blyth Meier, published June 29, 2015, at 1:36 PM – Filed under: Biography & Narrative

Alexa Clay & Kyra Maya Phillips look for innovation in the worlds of black, grey, and informal economies.

Abcs of success

The ABCs of Success

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 11, 2015, at 11:00 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

The best of motivational legend Bob Proctor's popular radio shows have been selected and edited into book form, from A to Z, in The ABCs of Success.

Starbrands

Star Brands by Carolina Rogoll

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 3, 2015, at 8:45 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Marketing & Sales

In Star Brands, Carolina Rogoll introduces us to the star brand model, "a perfect intersection of solid marketing and management theory."

Noordinarydisruption

No Ordinary Disruption

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 21, 2015, at 1:38 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

Our world is undergoing a dramatic transition due to four fundamental forces—any of which would rank among the greatest changes the global economy has ever seen.

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The Art of War Visualized

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 14, 2015, at 9:00 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Jessica Hagy has taken Sun Tsu's classic and put her illustrative slant on it. The result is The Art of War Visualized.