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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.




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.

Happywork

Happywork by Chris Reimer

By Blyth Meier, published May 11, 2015, at 1:30 PM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

A business parable about the journey to teamwork, profit, and purpose from award-winning new media strategist.

Thesell

The Sell by Fredrik Eklund

By Blyth Meier, published May 7, 2015, at 9:09 AM – Filed under: Marketing & Sales

New York City's top real estate seller on why partnership is critical to his success.

Youthnation

YouthNation

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 22, 2015, at 11:00 AM – Filed under: Marketing & Sales

Matt Britton is here to tell you that youth culture has moved from the fringe to the become "the preeminent driver of all markets," the new "status quo."

Returncharacter

Return on Character

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 20, 2015, at 10:00 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Fred Kiel, author of Return on Character help us define and determine character in our daily lives.

Curiousmind

A Curious Mind

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 15, 2015, at 9:00 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

In the Introduction to A Curious Mind, Brian Grazer answers an obvious question: "What’s a guy like [him] doing writing a book about curiosity?"

Exceptionalizeit

Exceptionalize It!

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 14, 2015, at 8:30 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Now that you've found success, it's smooth sailing from here on out, right? Wrong, says Lior Arussy in The Success Trap.

Caringeconomics

Caring Economics

By Blyth Meier, published April 6, 2015, at 12:00 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs

Can economic systems by compassionate? Experts in neuroscience, Buddhism, and ethics tackle this complex question.