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Finding the right book at the right moment can be life changing. Picking up the wrong one is a waste of time and money. To know which it will be, you need to start reading. We help you get started by bringing you excerpts of the latest books so you can find the right one for you.




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.

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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.

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?"