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Talent is Overrated

What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else

by Geoff Calvin

Asked to explain why a few people truly excel, most people offer one of two answers. The first is hard work. Yet we all know plenty of hard workers who have been doing the same job for years or decades without becoming great. The other possibility is that the elite possess an innate talent for…

The Lean Startup

How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses

by Eric Ries

The Big Moo

Stop Trying to Be Perfect and Start Being Remarkable

by Seth Godin

Most organizations are stuck in a rut. On one hand, they understand all the good things that will come with growth. On the other, they're petrified that growth means change, and change means risk, and risk means death. Nobody wants to screw up and ruin a good thing, so most companies (and…


The Power of Thinking Without Thinking

by Malcolm Gladwell

In his landmark bestseller The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell redefined how we understand the world around us. Now, in Blink, he revolutionizes the way we understand the world within. Blink is a book about how we think without thinking, about choices that seem to be made in an instant-in the blink…

Built to Last

Successful Habits of Visionary Companies

by James C Collins

Drawing upon a six-year research project at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, James C. Collins and Jerry I. Porras took eighteen truly exceptional and long-lasting companies and studied each in direct comparison to one of its top competitors. They examined the companies from…


Truth and Lies about Why We Buy

by Martin Lindstrom

How much do we know about why we buy? What truly influences our decisions in today's message-cluttered world? An eye-grabbing advertisement, a catchy slogan, an infectious jingle? Or do our buying decisions take place below the surface, so deep within our subconscious minds, we're barely aware of…

The Carrot Principle

How the Best Managers Use Recognition to Engage Their People, Retain Talent, and Accelerate Performance (Updated)

by Adrian Robert Gostick

Stick Management is out. Carrot management is in! "The Carrot Principle" offers proven strategies to help recognize and motivate your valued employees.

Since its original publication in 2007, the "New York Times" bestseller "The Carrot Principle" has received rave reviews in "The Wall…

Change Anything

The New Science of Personal Success

by Kerry Patterson

A stunning new approach to how individuals can not only change their lives for the better in the workplace, but also their lives away from the office, including (but not limited to) finding ways to improve one's working relationship with others, one's overall health, outlook on life, and so on.

The Charisma Myth

How Anyone Can Master and Science of Personal Magnetism

by Olivia Fox Cabane

What if charisma "could" be taught?

The charisma myth is the idea that charisma is a fundamental, inborn quality--you either have it (Bill Clinton, Steve Jobs, Oprah) or you don't. But that's simply not true, as Olivia Fox Cabane reveals. Charismatic behaviors can be learned and…

The Compound Effect

Multiplying Your Success One Simple Step at a Time

by Darren Hardy

No gimmicks. No Hyperbole. No Magic Bullet. "The Compound Effect" is based on the principle that decisions shape your destiny. Little, everyday decisions will either take you to the life you desire or to disaster by default. Darren Hardy, publisher of "Success Magazine," presents "The Compound…

Creativity, Inc.

Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration

by Ed Catmull

"Creativity, Inc." is a book for managers who want to lead their employees to new heights, a manual for anyone who strives for originality, and the first-ever, all-access trip into the nerve center of Pixar Animation into the meetings, postmortems, and Braintrust sessions where some of the most…

Crucial Conversations

Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High, Second Edition

by Kerry Patterson

"Crucial Conversations" draws our attention to those defining moments that literally shape our lives, our relationships, and our world. This book deserves to take its place as one of the key thought leadership contributions of our time. From the Foreword by Stephen R. Covey, author of "The 7 Habits…

Delivering Happiness

A Path to Profits, Passion and Purpose

by Tony Hsieh

Now in trade paperback, the hip, iconoclastic CEO of Zappos shows how a different kind of corporate culture can make a huge difference in achieving remarkable results -- by actually creating a company culture that values happiness --and then delivers on it. Pay brand-new employees $2,000 to quit…


Escaping the Competitive Herd

by Youngme Moon

Why trying to be the best ... competing like crazy ... makes you mediocre

Every few years a book--through a combination of the author's unique voice, storytelling ability, wit, and insight--simply breaks the mold. Bill Bryson's "A Walk in""the Woods" is one example. Richard Feynman's…


The Surprising Truth about What Motivates Us

by Daniel H Pink

Forget everything you thought you knew about how to motivate people at work, at school, at home. It's wrong. As Daniel H. Pink (author of" To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Motivating Others") explains in his paradigm-shattering book "Drive," the secret to high performance and…

Emotional Intelligence 2.0

With Access Code

by Travis Bradberry

FOREWORD BY PATRICK LENCIONI, BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE FIVE DYSFUNCTIONS OF A TEAM. Emotional Intelligence 2.0 is a book with a single purpose--increasing your EQ. Here's what people are saying about it: Emotional Intelligence 2.0 succinctly explains how to deal with emotions creatively and employ…


The Art of Changing Hearts,Minds, and Actions

by Guy Kawasaki

Enchantment, as defined by bestselling business guru Guy Kawasaki, is not about manipulating people. It transforms situations and relationships. It con-verts hostility into civility and civility into affinity. It changes skeptics and cynics into believers and the undecided into the loyal.

Engineers of Dreams

Great Bridge Builders and the Spanning of America

by Henry Petroski

In his previous books, Henry Petroski has initiated us into the hidden mysteries of such everyday artifacts as the lead pencil, the paper clip, the zipper, and the Post-it note. Now, with Engineers of Dreams, he makes a jump in scale to contemplate those "dry paths" across the rivers and inlets of…

The Essential Engineer

Why Science Alone Will Not Solve Our Global Problems

by Henry Petroski

From the acclaimed author of "The Pencil" and "To Engineer Is Human," "The Essential Engineer" is an eye-opening exploration of the ways in which science and engineering must work together to address our world's most pressing issues, from dealing with climate change and the prevention of natural…

Financial Intelligence

A Manager's Guide to Knowing What the Numbers Really Mean (Revised)

by Karen Berman

Since its release in 2006, Financial Intelligence has become a favorite among managers who need a guided tour through the numbers, helping them to understand not only what the numbers really mean but also why they matter.This new, completely updated edition brings the numbers up to date and…

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

Manga Edition: An Illustrated Leadership Fable

by Patrick M Lencioni

The blockbuster bestseller now in a manga edition--fully illustrated and fun to read! Beautifully illustrated by Kensuke Okabayashi, this enthralling edition of Patrick Lencioni's massive bestseller gives readers a new format in which to understand the fascinating, complex world of teams. Kathryn…

Getting Naked

A Business Fable about Shedding the Three Fears That Sabotage Client Loyalty

by Patrick Lencioni

Another extraordinary business fable from the "New York Times" bestselling author Patrick Lencioni

Written in the same dynamic style as his previous bestsellers including "The Five Dysfunctions of a Team," Lencioni illustrates the principles of inspiring client loyalty through a…

Getting Things Done

The Art of Stress-Free Productivity (Revised)

by David Allen

"The Bible of business and personal productivity" "Lifehack"

"A completely revised and updated edition of the blockbuster bestseller from 'the personal productivity guru'" "Fast Company"

Since it was first published almost fifteen years ago, David Allen s "Getting Things…

Good to Great

Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don't

by James C Collins

The Challenge Built to Last, the defining management study of the nineties, showed how great companies triumph over time and how long-term sustained performance can be engineered into the DNA of an enterprise from the verybeginning.

But what about the company that is not born with…

The Hour Between Dog and Wolf

How Risk Taking Transforms Us, Body and Mind

by John Coates

A successful Wall Street trader turned neuroscientist reveals how risk taking and stress transform our body chemistry

Before he became a world-class scientist, John Coates ran a derivatives trading desk in New York City. He used the expression the hour between dog and wolf to refer to…

How Successful People Lead

Taking Your Influence to the Next Level

by John C Maxwell

In this perfectly compact read, #1 New York Times bestselling author John C. Maxwell explains how true leadership works. It is not generated by your title. In fact, being named to a position is the lowest of the five levels every effective leader achieves. To be more than a boss people are required…

How to Become a Great Boss

The Rules for Getting and Keeping the Best Employees

by Jeffrey J Fox

The Great Boss Simple Success Formula:

Companies Do What the Boss Does Groom 'Em, or Broom 'Em Hire Slow, Fire Fast Don't Be Tired The Rule of the Ds Delegate Down, Down, Down Don't Hire a Dog and Bark Yourself Don't Shoot from the Lip Never Be Little, Never Belittle Listen to…

How to Win Friends and Influence People

by Dale Carnegie

You can go after the job you want...and get it! You can take the job you have...and improve it! You can take any situation you're in...and make it work for you!

Since its release in 1936, "How to Win Friends and Influence People "has sold more than 15 million copies. Dale Carnegie's…

How to Win Friends and Influence People in the Digital Age

by Dale Carnegie & Associates

An adaptation of Dale Carnegie's timeless prescriptions for the digital age.

Dale Carnegie's time-tested advice has carried millions upon millions of readers for more than seventy-five years up the ladder of success in their business and personal lives. Now the first and best book of…

I Will Teach You to Be Rich

No guilt. No Excuses. No B.S. Just a Six Week Program that Works.

by Ramit Sethi

At last, for a generation that's materially ambitious yet financially clueless comes "I Will Teach You To Be Rich," Ramit Sethi's 6-week personal finance program for 20-to-35-year-olds. A completely practical approach delivered with a nonjudgmental style that makes readers want to do what Sethi…

In Search of Excellence

Lessons from America's Best-Run Companies

by Tom Peters

A "New York Times" Bestseller for over three years To discover the secrets of the art of management, Peters and Waterman studied more than 43 successful American companies. The companies specialized in a number of areas: consumer goods, high technology, and services. What he discovered was that…


The Psychology of Persuasion

by Robert B Cialdini

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. His thirty-five years of rigorous, evidence-based research along…

Inviting Disaster

Lessons from the Edge of Technology

by James R Chiles

Combining captivating storytelling with eye-opening findings, Inviting Disaster delves inside some of history's worst catastrophes in order to show how increasingly "smart" systems leave us wide open to human tragedy.

Weaving a dramatic narrative that explains how breakdowns in these…

Just One Thing

Developing a Buddha Brain One Simple Practice at a Time

by Rick Hanson

You've heard the expression, It s the little things that count. It's more than a simple platitude. Research has shown that integrating little daily practices into your life can actually change the way your brain works.

This guide offers simple things you can do routinely, mainly inside…

A Leader's Gift

How to Earn the Right to Be Followed

by Barry Banther

You can no longer count on old motivational tricks to inspire loyalty among your associates. The rules of leading have changed, and now you must be able to take a diverse team and win with them quickly.

Barry Banther knows how to equip you for today's business world because he knows…

Leadership and Self-Deception

Getting Out of the Box

by Arbinger Institute

Since its original publication in 2000, " Leadership and Self-Deception "has become a word-of-mouth phenomenon. Its sales continue to increase year after year, and the book's popularity has gone global, with editions now available in over twenty languages.

Through a story everyone can…

Lean in

Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

by Sheryl Sandberg

Thirty years after women became 50 percent of the college graduates in the United States, men still hold the vast majority of leadership positions in government and industry. This means that women's voices are still not heard equally in the decisions that most affect our lives. In "Lean In, "…

Made to Stick

Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die

by Chip Heath

Mark Twain once observed, A lie can get halfway around the world before the truth can even get its boots on. His observation rings true: Urban legends, conspiracy theories, and bogus public-health scares circulate effortlessly. Meanwhile, people with important ideas business people, teachers,…

Making It All Work

Winning at the Game of Work and the Business of Life

by David Allen

The companion to the blockbuster bestseller, "Getting Things Done."

Since its publication in 2001, "Getting Things Done" has become, as "Time" magazine put it, "the defining self-help business book" of the decade. Having inspired millions of readers around the world, it clearly spoke…

Managing the Professional Service Firm

by David H Maister

International expert and consultant David Maister offers a brilliant and accessible guide to every management issue at play in professional firms.

Professional firms differ from other business enterprises in two distinct ways: first, they provide highly customized services and thus…

The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari

A Fable about Fulfilling Your Dreams & Reaching Your Destiny

by Robin S Sharma

This inspiring tale provides a step-by-step approach to living with greater courage, balance, abundance, and joy. A wonderfully crafted fable, The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari tells the extraordinary story of Julian Mantle, a lawyer forced to confront the spiritual crisis of his out-of-balance life.…

Moonwalking with Einstein

The Art and Science of Remembering Everything

by Joshua Foer

The blockbuster phenomenon that charts an amazing journey of the mind while revolutionizing our concept of memory

An instant bestseller that is poised to become a classic, "Moonwalking with Einstein" recounts Joshua Foer's yearlong quest to improve his memory under the tutelage of top…

Naked Economics

Undressing the Dismal Science

by Charles Wheelan

This revised and updated edition adds commentary on hot topics, including the current economic crisis, globalization, the economics of information, the intersection of economics and politics, and the history and future of the Federal Reserve.…

Never Give In!

The Best of Winston Churchill's Speeches

by Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill was the most eloquent and expressive statesman of his time. It was as an orator that Churchill became most completely alive, and it was through his oratory that his words made their greatest and most enduring impact. While the definitive collection of Churchill's speeches fills…

The One Minute Manager Balances Work and Life

by Ken Blanchard

This is the story of a One Minute Manager who was so successful in every way that he forgot one important thing: He forgot to stay physically fit. He was so much in demand that he ate on the run, didn't take time to exercise, and all the while saw his weight balloon and his breath grow shorter. He…

Our Iceberg Is Melting

Changing and Succeeding Under Any Conditions

by John P Kotter

Most of the denizens of the Antarctic penguin colony sneer at Fred, the quiet but observant scout who detects worrying signs that their home, an iceberg, is melting. Fred must cleverly convince and enlist key players, such as Louis, the head penguin; Alice, the number two bird; the intractable NoNo…


The Story of Success

by Malcolm Gladwell

The Personal MBA

Master the Art of Business

by Josh Kaufman

Master the fundamentals, hone your business instincts, and save a fortune in tuition.

The consensus is clear: MBA programs are a waste of time and money. Even the elite schools offer outdated assembly-line educations about profit-and-loss statements and PowerPoint presentations. After…

The Power of Habit

Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business

by Charles Duhigg


How I Learned to Build a Life, Not a Résumé

by Jason Wachob

n his first book, mindbodygreen founder Jason Wachob, redefines successful living and offers readers a new life currency to build on, one that is steeped in wellbeing…Wellth.

“Many of us aren’t satisfied with just trying to accumulate the most money and toys. The…

Purple Cow

Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable

by Seth Godin

You are either a Purple Cow or you are not. You are 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 do not? How do they continue to confound critics and achieve…


The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

by Susan Cain

The book that started the Quiet Revolution

At least one-third of the people we know are introverts. They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking; who innovate and create but dislike self-promotion; who favor working on their own over working in teams. It is to introverts Rosa…

Secrets of Closing the Sale


by Zig Ziglar

Whether presenting a product or principle, service or idea, everyone engages in sales. Ziglar presents winning techniques for getting a positive response and establishing dynamic…

Secrets of the Millionaire Mind

Mastering the Inner Game of Wealth

by T Harv Eker

Secrets of the Millionaire Mind reveals the missing link between wanting success and achieving it!

Have you ever wondered why some people seem to get rich easily, while others are destined for a life of financial struggle? Is the difference found in their education, intelligence,…

Selling the Invisible

A Field Guide to Modern Marketing

by Harry Beckwith

SELLING THE INVISIBLE is a succinct and often entertaining look at the unique characteristics of services and their prospects, and how any service, from a home-based consultancy to a multinational brokerage, can turn more prospects into clients and keep them. SELLING THE INVISIBLE covers service…

Six Thinking Hats

An Essential Approach to Business Management

by Edward de Bono

YOUR SUCCESS IN BUSINESS DEPENDS ON HOW WELL YOU THINK Six Thinking Hats can help you think better-with its practical and uniquely positive approach to making decisions and exploring new ideas. It is an approach that thousands of business managers, educators, and government leaders around the world…

Start with Why

How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Action

by Simon Sinek

"A powerful and penetrating exploration of what separates great companies and great leaders from the rest."

-Polly LaBarre, coauthor of "Mavericks at Work"

Why are some people and organizations more innovative, more influential, and more profitable than others? Why do…

Strengths Based Leadership

Great Leaders, Teams, and Why People Follow

by Tom Rath

For decades, Gallup scientists have researched the topic of leadership. They've surveyed a million work teams, conducted more than 50,000 in-depth interviews with leaders, and even interviewed 20,000 followers to ask what they admired in the most important leader in their life. The results of that…

The Student Leadership Challenge

Five Practices for Becoming an Exemplary Leader

by James M Kouzes


Do you think of yourself as a leader? In this updated and expanded second edition of "The Student Leadership Challenge," James Kouzes and Barry Posner apply their extensive research and expertise to demonstrate that anyone can be a leader, regardless of age or…

The Success Principles

10th Anniversary Edition

by Jack Canfield

The Success Principles motivates the reader to take action in a way that is rivaled by few other books. It is a collection of principles that have stood the test of time, and it dares the reader to take the risk of creating their life exactly how they want it. The Gurus recommend this book to all…


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 is built into our brains, say Chip and Dan Heath, authors of the critically acclaimed bestseller "Made to Stick." Psychologists have discovered…

The Talent Code

Greatness Isn't Born. It's Grown. Here's How.

by Daniel Coyle

What is the secret of talent? How do we unlock it? In this groundbreaking work, journalist and New York Times bestselling author Daniel Coyle provides parents, teachers, coaches, business people and everyone else with tools they can use to maximize potential in themselves and others.

Thinking, Fast and Slow

By the winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics.

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. System 1 is fast, intuitive, and emotional;…


The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.

by Ron Chernow

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…

To Engineer is Human

The Role of Failure in Successful Design

by Henry Petroski

How did a simple design error cause one of the great disasters of the 1980s - the collapse of the walkways at the Kansas City Hyatt Regency Hotel? What made the graceful and innovative Tacoma Narrows Bridge twist apart in a mild wind in 1940? How did an oversized waterlily inspire the magnificent…

Too Big to Fail

The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System-- And Themselves

by Andrew Ross Sorkin

A brilliantly reported true-life thriller that goes behind the scenes of the financial crisis on Wall Street and in Washington.

In one of the most gripping financial narratives in decades, Andrew Ross Sorkin-a "New York Times" columnist and one of the country's most respected…


We Need You to Lead Us

by Seth Godin

A tribe is any group of people, large or small, who are connected to one another, a leader, and an idea. For millions of years, humans have been seeking out tribes, be they religious, ethnic, economic, political, or even musical (think of the Deadheads). It's our nature.

Now the…

Warren Buffett

The Oracle of Omaha

by Associated Press

Fortune magazine once called Warren Buffett ''the wizard of Omaha'' and commentator Adam Smith labeled him as ''easily the outstanding money manager of our generation''; Many in the business world consider Buffett one of the greatest entrepreneurs of the past 25 years. Worth over a reported $73…

Who Says Elephants Can't Dance?

Inside IBM's Historic Turnaround

by Louis V Gerstner Jr.

In 1990, IBM had its most profitable year ever. By 1993, the computer industry had changed so rapidly the company was on its way to losing $16 billion and IBM was on a watch list for extinction -- victimized by its own lumbering size, an insular corporate culture, and the PC era IBM had itself…

A Whole New Mind

Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future

by Daniel H Pink

Lawyers. Accountants. Software engineers. That s what Mom and Dad encouraged us to become. They were wrong. Gone is the age of left-brain dominance. The future belongs to a different kind of person with a different kind of mind: designers, inventors, teachers, storytellers creative and empathic…

Why We Buy

The Science of Shopping: Updated and Revised for the Internet, the Global Consumer, and Beyond

by Paco Underhill

Revolutionary retail guru Paco Underhill is back with a completely revised edition of his classic, witty bestselling book on our ever-evolving consumer culture--full of fresh observations and important lessons from the cutting edge of retail such as Internet behemoths Amazon and iTunes as well as…


Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength

by Roy F Baumeister

Pioneering research psychologist Roy F. Baumeister collaborates with "New York Times" science writer John Tierney to revolutionize our understanding of the most coveted human virtue: self-control. Drawing on cutting-edge research and the wisdom of real-life experts, "Willpower" shares lessons on…

Winning with People

Discover the People Principles That Work for You Every Time

by John C Maxwell

Relationships are at the heart of every positive human experience. Maxwell, a master communicator and relational expert, makes learning about relationships accessible to everyone. The most sophisticated leaders and salespeople will pick up on skills that will make them even better, and relational…

10-Minute Toughness

The Mental Training Program for Winning Before the Game Begins

by Jason Selk

No psychobabble, no self-help cliches, no touchy-feely theories. Whether you're striving to get ahead in business or sports, "10-Minute Toughness" is the simple and effective mental-training program to help you make the most of what you've got and give you the extra push you need to go the…

The Achievement Habit

Stop Wishing, Start Doing, and Take Command of Your Life

by Bernard Roth

Cofounder of the Stanford Bernie Roth shows you how the power of design thinking can help you achieve goals you never thought possible.

Did you know that achievement can be learned? As Bernie Roth explains, achievement is a muscle. And once you learn how to flex it, you'll be…

The Art of Mental Training

A Guide to Performance Excellence (Classic Edition)

by DC Gonzalez

Achieve the Champion Mindset for Peak Performance with this Amazon Best Seller

Reach new levels of success and mental toughness with this ultimate guide.

Learn the "Science of Success" and prepare to excel.

Peak Performance Coach and Best-Selling Author, DC…

Black Box Thinking

Why Most People Never Learn from Their Mistakes--But Some Do

by Matthew Syed

Nobody wants to fail. But in highly complex organizations, success can happen only when we confront our mistakes, learn from our own version of a black box, and create a climate where it s safe to fail.

We all have to endure failure from time to time, whether it s underperforming at a…

Brain Changer

How Harnessing Your Brain's Power to Adapt Can Change Your Life

by David DiSalvo

Let's be honest. You've tried the sticky-note inspirations, the motivational calendar, and the cute (but ineffective) "carpe diem" mug--yet your attitude hasn't changed. It's time to apply cutting-edge science to the challenges of daily life.

While everyone desires self-improvement, we…

Brain Maker

The Power of Gut Microbes to Heal and Protect Your Brain -- For Life

by David Perlmutter

The" NYT" bestseller by the author of "Grain Brain" uncovers the powerful role of gut bacteria in determining your brain's destiny.

Debilitating brain disorders are on a steep rise--from children diagnosed with autism to adults developing dementia at younger ages than ever before. But…

The Buddha in Your Mirror

Practical Buddhism and the Search for Self

by Woody Hochswender

While the notion that happiness can found within oneself has recently become popular, Buddhism has taught for thousands of years that every person is a Buddha, or enlightened being, and has the potential for true and lasting happiness. Through real-life examples, the authors explain how adopting…

Bulletproof Diet

Weight Loss, More Energy and Better Focus with the Bulletproof Diet, Bonus! Over 60+ Bulletproof Diet Recipes for

by Valerie Childs

Have you ever struggled to lose weight because you couldn't stick to a "diet," or you're tired of lacking energy all the time, or simply want to get rid of all the processed foods in your diet and don't know how to go about it... If that's you, then I've got good news for you. This book will guide…

Change Your Brain, Change Your Life

The Breakthrough Program for Conquering Anxiety, Depression, Obsessiveness, Lack of Focus, Anger, and Memory Prob

by Daniel G. Amen

In this completely revised and updated edition of the breakthrough bestseller, you'll see scientific evidence that your anxiety, depression, anger, obsessiveness, or impulsiveness could be related to how specific structures in your brain work. You're not stuck with the brain you're born with.…

Choose the Life You Want

The Mindful Way to Happiness

by Tal Ben-Shahar

What kind of life do you want for yourself? What choices will create this kind of life?

In his "New York Times"bestseller "Happier," positive psychology expert Tal Ben-Shahar taught us how to become happier through simple exercises.

Now, in "Choose the Life You Want," he…

Courageous Dreaming

How Shamans Dream the World Into Being

by Alberto Villoldo

The ancient shamans of the Americas understood that we are not only creating our experience of the world, but are dreaming up the very nature of reality itself. This book shows how to waken from the collective nightmare & learn to dream a life of courage &…

Crazy Good

A Book of Choices

by Steve Chandler

There's bad, there's good... And then there's CRAZY GOOD. Steve Chandler's latest delivers a series of enlightening CHOICES we can make to have our lives soar FAR BEYOND anything we thought possible. The hypnotized "I'm fine" life of "barely good enough" is revealed here to be thoroughly…

Die Empty

Unleash Your Best Work Every Day

by Todd Henry

"Most of us live with the stubborn idea that we'll always have tomorrow. But sooner or later all of our tomorrows will run out. Each day that you postpone the hard work and succumb to the clutter that chokes creativity, discipline, and innovation will result in a net deficit to the world, to your…

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…


Essential Wisdom for Getting Through the Storm

by Thich Nhat Hanh

Written in words so intimate, calm, kind, and immediate, this extraordinary book feels like a message from our very own heart .Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the most important voices of our time, and we have never needed to listen to him more than now. Sogyal Rinpoche

Fear is destructive, a…

Finding Your Zone

Ten Core Lessons for Achieving Peak Performance in Sports and Life

by Michael Lardon

The first research-based program to offer concise, clear ways to realize your best performance.

As a therapist, physician, and mental coach, Dr. Michael Lardon has dedicated his career to helping athletes understand and better achieve peak performance. In "Finding Your Zone," he shares…

Grain Brain

The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar--Your Brain's Silent Killers

by David Perlmutter

The #1 "New York Times" bestseller that exposes the truth about the devastating effects of wheat, sugar, and carbs on the brain.

World-renowned neurologist David Perlmutter, MD, blows the lid off a topic that's been buried in medical literature for far too long: carbs are destroying…

The Great Work of Your Life

A Guide for the Journey to Your True Calling

by Stephen Cope

From the Senior Scholar-in-residence and Ambassador forthe famed Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health comes an incisive and inspiring meditation on living the life you were born to live.

In this fast-paced age, the often overwhelming realities of daily life may leave you feeling uncertain…

The Greatest Salesman in the World

by Og Mandino

What you are today is not important... for in thisrunaway bestseller you will learn how to changeyour life by applying the secrets you are about todiscover in the ancient…

He Can Who Thinks He Can, and Other Papers on Success in Life

Finding the Quest That Will Bring Purpose to Your Life

by Chris Guillebeau

A remarkable book that will both guide and inspire, "The Happiness of Pursuit "reveals how anyone can bring meaning into their life by undertaking a quest.

When he set out to visit all of the planet s countries by age thirty-five, compulsive goal seeker Chris Guillebeau never imagined…

The Motivation Manifesto

by Orison Swett Marden

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 Excerpt: ...I asked him how long he had been there, and he said about six years. He said he hated the…

Power Up Your Brain

Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life

by John C. Maxwell

Gather successful people from all walks of life-what would they have in common? The way they think! Now you can think as they do and revolutionize your work and life!

A Wall Street Journal bestseller, HOW SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE THINK" "is the perfect, compact read for today's fast-paced…

How to Be an Imperfectionist

The New Way to Self-Acceptance, Fearless Living, and Freedom from Perfectionism

by Stephen Guise

From an early age, kids are taught to color inside the lines, and any color that strays outside the lines is considered to be a mistake that must be avoided. Perfectionism is a naturally limiting mindset. Imperfectionism, however, frees us to live outside…

The Power of Mindful Learning

Kind of the Story of My Life

by Scott Adams

Everything you want out of life is in that bubbling vat of failure. The trick is to get the good stuff out.

Scott Adams has likely failed at more things than anyone you ve ever met, including his corporate career, his inventions, his investments, and two restaurants. So how did he go…

Your Life Is Your Message

Don't Prepare, Just Show Up

by Patricia Ryan Madson

In an irresistible invitation to lighten up, look around, and live an unscripted life, a master of the art of improvisation explains how to adopt the attitudes and techniques used by generations of musicians and actors.

Let s face it: Life is something we all make up as we go along. No…

It's My Life! I Can Change If I Want to

by Richard Walker

Make changes that stick! Do you want to change yourself but don't know how? Using the four-step method in this book you will change faster and with less effort. Learn how your beliefs form your reality and how to change them to become your best version of yourself. Discover how to stop being a…

Louder Than Words

Harness the Power of Your Authentic Voice

by Todd Henry

The next step in personal effectiveness, by the acclaimed author of "The Accidental Creative" and" Die Empty."

There has never been a better time to build an audience around your idea or product. But with so many people and companies clamoring for attention, it s also more challenging…

The Marshmallow Test

Why Self-Control Is the Engine of Success

by Walter Mischel

Renowned psychologist Walter Mischel, designer of the famous Marshmallow Test, explains what self-control is and how to master it.

A child is presented with a marshmallow and given a choice: Eat this one now, or wait and enjoy two later. What will she do? And what are the implications…

The Mindful Athlete

Secrets to Pure Performance

by George Mumford

Michael Jordan credits George Mumford with transforming his on-court leadership of the Bulls, helping Jordan lead the team to six NBA championships. Mumford also helped Kobe Bryant, Andrew Bynum, and Lamar Odom and countless other NBA players turn around their games. A widely respected public…

Mini Habits

Smaller Habits, Bigger Results

by Stephen Guise

I had experimented with personal development strategies for a decade. WhenI accidentally started my first mini habit-and the changes I madewereactually lasting-I realized the prior strategies I relied on were completefailures. When something works, that which doesn't work is exposed. Thescience in…

The Miracle Morning

By Hal Elrod - Key Takeaways, Analysis & Review: The Not-So-Obvious Secret Guaranteed to Transform Your Life Befo

by Books Eureka

"The Miracle Morning: The Not-So-Obvious Secret Guaranteed to Transform Your Life Before 8am," by Hal Elrod, is a self-help book that explores the key point that the start of a person's day not only sets the tone for that day, but also has a profound impact on the rest of a person's life. Indeed,…

The Motivation Manifesto

by Brendon Burchard

"Burchard reveals that the main motive of humankind is the pursuit of greater Personal Freedom. We desire the grand liberties of choice--time freedom, emotional freedom, social freedom, financial freedom, spiritual freedom. Only two enemies stand in our way: an external enemy, defined as the social…

No Sweat

How the Simple Science of Motivation Can Bring You a Lifetime of Fitness

by Michelle Segar

Do you secretly hate exercising? Struggle to stick with a program? Millions of people try and fail to stay fit. But what if "exercising" is the real problem, not you? "No Sweat "translates years of research on exercise and motivation into a simple four-point program that will empower you to break…

Nonviolent Communication

A Language of Life

by Marshall B. Rosenberg

The latest edition of the communication guide that has sold more than 1,000,000 copies

An enlightening look at how peaceful communication can create compassionate connections with family, friends, and other acquaintances, this international bestseller uses stories, examples, and sample…

One Spirit Medicine

Ancient Ways to Ultimate Wellness

by Alberto Villoldo

Today our minds, our emotions, our relationships, and our bodies are out of kilter. We know it, but we tend to ignore it until something brings us up short a worrying diagnosis, a broken relationship, or simply an inability to function harmoniously in everyday life. When things are a little off, we…

The One Thing

The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results

by Gary Keller

Traditional Chinese edition of The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results, a book that tops New York Times, Wall Street Journal and bestseller list. Keller is the Founder and CEO of the largest real estate company in the US, Keller Williams Realty, Inc. In…

The Paleo Manifesto

Ancient Wisdom for Lifelong Health

by John Durant

In "The Paleo Manifesto: Ancient Wisdom for Lifelong Health," John Durant argues for an evolutionary and "revolutionary" approach to health. All animals, human or otherwise, thrive when they mimic key elements of life in their natural habitat. From diet to movement to sleep, this evolutionary…


How It Shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination, and Invigorates the Soul

by Stuart Brown

From a leading expert, a groundbreaking book on the science of play, and its essential role in fueling our happiness and intelligence throughout our lives

We've all seen the happiness on the face of a child while playing in the school yard. Or the blissful abandon of a golden retriever…

Power Up Your Brain

by David Perlmutter

The quest for enlightenment has occupied mankind for millennia. And from the depictions we've seen-monks sitting on meditation cushions, nuns kneeling in prayer, shamans communing with the universe-it seems that this elusive state is reserved for a chosen few. But now, neuroscientist David…

The Power of Mindful Learning

by Ellen J. Langer

Radical in its implications, this original and important work may change forever the views we hold about the nature of learning. In "The Power of Mindful Learning, " Ellen Langer uses her innovative theory of mindulness, introduced in her influential earlier book, to dramatically enhance the way we…

Procrastinate on Purpose

5 Permissions to Multiply Your Time

by Rory Vaden

Rory Vaden ("Take the Stairs") brings his high-energy approach and can-do spirit to the most nagging problem in our professional lives: stalled productivity. Whether we re overworked, organizationally challenged, or have a motivation issue that s holding us back, millions of us are struggling to…

The Procrastination Equation

How to Stop Putting Things Off and Start Getting Things Done (Revised)

by Piers Steel

Scientifically rigorous, hugely entertaining, compelling and readable, this text will solve your problems of procrastination and get you motivated to live the life you…


Hard-Won Wisdom for Living a Better Life

by Eric Greitens

Provides a brilliant and brave course of action to help navigate life s roughest waters . . . Every veteran of every war should read this invaluable book. Admiral Mike Mullen, 17th chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

This book is a gift not only to Greitens s comrades-in-arms, but to…

Rethinking Positive Thinking

Inside the New Science of Motivation

by Gabriele Oettingen

The solution isn t to do away with dreaming and positive thinking. Rather, it s making the most of our fantasies by brushing them up against the very thing most of us are taught to ignore or diminish: the obstacles that stand in our way.

So often in our day-to-day lives we re inundated…

The Rhythm of Life

Living Everyday with Passion & Purpose

by Kelly Matthew

Do you ever feel that if you weren't so busy you would be happier, healthier, more effective, more fulfilled . . . and maybe even a better person?

Once every twenty-five years or so, a book comes along that perfectly identifies our common search and struggle for happiness, and teaches…

Show Your Work!

10 Ways to Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered

by Austin Kleon

In his "New York Times" bestseller "Steal Like an Artist," Austin Kleon showed readers how to unlock their creativity by stealing from the community of other movers and shakers. Now, in an even more forward-thinking and necessary book, he shows how to take that critical next step on a creative…

The Slight Edge

Summary and Analysis of the Slight Edge: Turning Simple Disciplines Into Massive Success and Happiness by Jeff Ol

by Summary Station

In the first chapter, Jeff Olson introduces his readers to the idea that every single person on this planet has the potential to either turn into a poor, unsuccessful beach bum, or into a successful entrepreneur with a huge balance on his bank account. He tells his own story…


How Hackers, Innovators, and Icons Accelerate Success

by Shane Snow

Serial entrepreneur and journalist Shane Snow delves into the reasons why some people and some organizations are able to achieve incredible things in implausibly short time frames, showing how each of us can use these "smartcuts" to rethink convention and accelerate success.

Why do some…

So Good They Can't Ignore You

Why Follow Your Passion Is Bad Advice and the Surprising Strategies That Work Better

by Cal Newport

n this eye-opening account, Cal Newport debunks the long-held belief that "follow your passion" is good advice.

Not only is the cliche flawed-preexisting passions are rare and have little to do with how most people end up loving their work-but it can also be dangerous, leading to…

Solving the Procrastination Puzzle

A Concise Guide to Strategies for Change

by Timothy A. Pychyl

The new edition of the self-published hit, offering powerful strategies to end procrastination!

Why do we sabotage our own best intentions?How can we eliminate procrastination from our lives for good?Based on current psychological research and supplemented with clear strategies for…

Spartan Up!

A Take-No-Prisoners Guide to Overcoming Obstacles and Achieving Peak Performance in Life

by Joe De Sena

"A must read for anyone looking to take his performance to the next level, be it in athletics or in life." Dean Karnazes, author of"Ultra Marathon Man"

If there s anyone out there who has taken extreme to a new level, its Joe De Sena in adventure racing, in business, and ultimately in…

Steal Like an Artist

10 Things Nobody Told You about Being Creative

by Austin Kleon

You don t need to be a genius, you just need to be yourself. That s the message from Austin Kleon, a young writer and artist who knows that creativity is everywhere, creativity is for everyone. A manifesto for the digital age, "Steal Like an Artist" is a guide whose positive message, graphic look…

Take the Stairs

7 Steps to Achieving True Success

by Rory Vaden

The "New York Times "bestseller that will help you get off the escalator and tackle the work that leads to real success

How do successful people achieve results? In short, they do it the old-fashioned way, with focus and self-discipline. Popular speaker and strategist Rory Vaden…

Toughness Training for Life

A Revolutionary Program for Maximizing Health, Happiness and Productivity

by James E. Loehr

Jim Loehr, a renowned sports psychologist and trainer applies his expertise from the playing field to the trials and tribulations of everyday life. Drawing on years of research and experience, Loehr provides a step-by-step approach that combines mental and physical conditioning with the latest…

Turning Pro

Tap Your Inner Power and Create Your Life's Work

by Steven Pressfield

The follow-up to his bestseller The War of Art, Turning Pro navigates the passage from the amateur life to a professional practice. "You don't need to take a course or buy a product. All you have to do is change your mind." --Steven Pressfield TURNING PRO IS FREE, BUT IT'S NOT EASY. When we turn…

The Undefeated Mind

On the Science of Constructing an Indestructible Self

by Alex Lickerman

Legions of self-help authors rightly urge personal development as the key to happiness, but they typically fail to focus on its most important objective: hardiness. Though that which doesn't kill us can make us stronger, as Nietzsche tells us, few authors today offer any insight into just how to…

The Upside of Stress

Why Stress Is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It

by Kelly McGonigal

Drawing from groundbreaking research, psychologist and award-winning teacher Kelly McGonigal, PhD, offers a surprising new view of stress one that reveals the upside of stress, and shows us exactly how to capitalize on its benefits.

You hear it all the time: stress causes heart…

Why We Get Fat

And What to Do about It

by Gary Taubes

Building upon his critical work in "Good Calories, Bad Calories" and presenting fresh evidence for his claim, Gary Taubes revisits the urgent question of what s making us fat and how we can change.

He reveals the bad nutritional science of the last century none more damaging or…

Win Forever

Live, Work, and Play Like a Champion

by Pete Carroll

Updated with a new chapter on Carroll's successful first season with the Seattle Seahawks

Pete Carroll is one of the most successful coaches in football today. As the head coach at USC, he brought the Trojans back to national prominence, amassing a 97-19 record over nine seasons. In…

You Are the Placebo

Making Your Mind Matter

by Joe Dispenza

Is it possible to heal by thought alone without drugs or surgery? The truth is that it happens more often than you might expect. In "You Are the Placebo, "Dr. Joe Dispenza shares numerous documented cases of those who reversed cancer, heart disease, depression, crippling arthritis, and even the…

Your Life Is Your Message

by John Kent

Your Life is Your Message is a book pertaining to just that. We explore the message you are sending with your life, where who we are is guided by your…

The Six Disciplines of Breakthrough Learning

How to Turn Training and Development into Business Results

by Calhoun W. Wick, Roy V. H Pollock, Andy Jefferson

When the first edition of The Six Disciplines of Breakthrough Learning was published, it quickly became the new standard for companies who were serious about increasing the return on their investment in learning and development.

This thoroughly revised, updated, and…

Employee Development

on a Shoestring

by Halelly Azulay

It has been estimated that 70 percent of employee development takes place through informal learning, rather than through formal learning events. Employee Development on a Shoestring offers insights and lessons for leveraging non-training activities for on-the-job employee development. This hands-on…


How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter

by Liz Wiseman

A thought-provoking, accessible, and essential exploration of why some leaders (Diminishers) drain capability and intelligence from their teams, while others (Multipliers) amplify it to produce better results. Including a foreword by Stephen R. Covey, as well the five key disciplines that turn…

Deep Dive

The Proven Method for Building Strategy, Focusing Your Resources, and Taking Smart Action

by Rich Horwath

The inability to set good strategy can sink a company - and a leader's career. A recent "Wall Street Journal" study revealed that the number one most sought after executive skill by organisations is strategic thinking, but few leaders have that skill set. In this book, Rich Horwath dissects the…

Give and Take

Why Helping Others Drives Our Success

by Adam Grant

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…

Firing Back

How Great Leaders Rebound After Career Disasters

by Jeffrey Sonnenfeld and Andrew Ward

Is it possible to rescue your career and restore your reputation after a major professional setback? In an age when we're bombarded with press accounts of disgraced CEOs, politicians, and celebrities, this question is more important than ever. In Firing Back, Jeffrey Sonnenfeld and Andrew Ward lay…

The Silo Effect

The Peril of Expertise and the Promise of Breaking Down Barriers

by Gillian Tett

From award-winning columnist and journalist Gillian Tett comes a brilliant examination of how our tendency to create functional departments—silos—hinders our work…and how some people and organizations can break those silos down to unleash innovation.

One of the…

Just Mercy

A Story of Justice and Redemption

by Bryan Stevenson

A powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justice—from one of the most brilliant and influential lawyers of our time.

Bryan Stevenson was a young lawyer when he founded the Equal Justice Initiative, a legal…

The New Alpha

Join the Rising Movement of Influencers and Changemakers Who are Redefining Leadership

by Danielle Harlan

If you want to make an impact in your work, your life, and the world at large it s time to scrap the traditional thinking about leadership. The game is changing. Power is shifting. And a brave new movement of leaders are redefining success, rewriting the rules, and revolutionizing leadership for…


Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges

by Amy Cuddy

Have you ever left a nerve-racking challenge and immediately wished for a do over? Maybe after a job interview, a performance, or a difficult conversation? The very moments that require us to be genuine and commanding can instead cause us to feel phony and powerless. Too often we approach our…

The Leadership Challenge

How to Make Extraordinary Things Happen in Organizations

by James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner

The most trusted resource on becoming a leader has been completely updated and revised for a new generation. This new edition includes the latest research and case studies, and offers inspiring new and relevant stories of real people achieving extraordinary…

Learning Leadership

The Five Fundamentals of Becoming an Exemplary Leader

by James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner

James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner have written a new book that examines a fundamental question: How do people learn leadership? How do they learn to become leaders?

Learning Leadership is a comprehensive guide to unleashing the inner-leader in us all and to building a solid…

Conflict 101

A Manager's Guide to Resolving Problems So Everyone Can Get Back to Work

by Susan H. Shearouse

We all know conflict is unavoidable...especially in the workplace. Whether it's a fight over resources, a disagreement about how to get things done, or an argument stemming from perceived differences in identities or values, it's a manager's role to navigate relationships, and build compromises and…

The One Thing You Need to Know

... About Great Managing, Great Leading, and Sustained Individual Success

by Marcus Buckingham

Following the success of the landmark bestsellers First, Break All the Rules and Now, Discover Your Strengths, Marcus Buckingham offers a dramatically new way to understand the art of success.

With over 1.6 million copies of First, Break All the Rules (co-authored with Curt Coffman)…

The Coaching Habit

Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever

by Michael Bungay Stanier

In Michael Bungay Stanier's The Coaching Habit, coaching becomes a regular, informal part of your day so managers and their teams can work less hard and have more impact.

Drawing on years of experience training more than 10,000 busy managers from around the globe in…

Manager's Guide to Employee Engagement

(Briefcase Book)

by Scott Carbonara


Successful managers understand that their job is to help employees do their best work, not simply give orders. The Manager's Guide to Employee Engagement shows leaders at all…

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,…

Manager 3.0

A Millennial's Guide to Rewriting the Rules of Management

by Courtney Templin

Millennials mean business, and they are shaking up the workplace as they enter management roles for the very first time. They are tearing down the corporate ladder, communicating on the fly, and bringing play to work. Millennials are creative, big thinkers, and they will change the face of…

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

by Stephen R. Covey

In The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, author Stephen R. Covey presents a holistic, integrated, principle-centered approach for solving personal and professional problems. With penetrating insights and pointed anecdotes, Covey reveals a step-by-step pathway for living with fairness,…

How We Learn

The Surprising Truth About When, Where, and Why It Happens

by Benedict Carey

In How We Learn, award-winning science reporter Benedict Carey sifts through decades of education research and landmark studies to uncover the truth about how our brains absorb and retain information. What he discovers is that, from the moment we are born, we are all learning quickly, efficiently,…

Tools of Titans

The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers

by Timothy Ferriss

“For the last two years, I’ve interviewed more than 200 world-class performers for my podcast, The Tim Ferriss Show. The guests range from super celebs (Jamie Foxx, Arnold Schwarzenegger, etc.) and athletes (icons of powerlifting, gymnastics, surfing, etc.) to legendary Special Operations…


How Non-Conformists Move the World

by Adam Grant

In Originals the author addresses the challenge of improving the world from the perspective of becoming original: choosing to champion novel ideas and values that go against the grain, battle conformity, and buck outdated traditions. How can we originate new ideas, policies, and practices without…

The Disruption Dilemma

(MIT Press)

by Joshua Gans

-Disruption- is a business buzzword that has gotten out of control. Today everything and everyone seem to be characterized as disruptive -- or, if they aren't disruptive yet, it's only a matter of time before they become so. In this book, Joshua Gans cuts through the chatter to focus on disruption…

Leaders Eat Last

Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don't

by Simon Sinek

The highly anticipated follow-up to Simon Sinek’s global bestseller Start with Why Simon Sinek is an optimist, a visionary thinker, and a leader of the cultural revolution of WHY. His second book is the natural extension of Start with Why, expanding his ideas at the organizational level.…


A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade

by Robert Cialdini Ph.D.

The author of the legendary bestseller Influence, social psychologist Robert Cialdini shines a light on effective persuasion and reveals that the secret doesn’t lie in the message itself, but in the key moment before that message is delivered.

What separates effective…

The Content Trap

A Strategist's Guide to Digital Change

by Bharat Anand

For readers of "The Innovator s Dilemma" comes an incisive new approach to one of the key questions of our time how to thrive rather than be destroyed by digital transformation from Harvard Business School Professor of Strategy Bharat Anand.

Companies everywhere face two major…


The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

by Greg McKeown

Essentialism is a must read for people interested in productivity and getting more done. It's a real eye-opener which challenges you to think about what's important and how you're spending your time. The book guides you through the process of saying “no” to the “trivial many” so you can…

Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me)

Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts

by Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson

Why do people dodge responsibility when things fall apart? Why the parade of public figures unable to own up when they screw up? Why the endless marital quarrels over who is right? Why can we see hypocrisy in others but not in ourselves? Are we all liars? Or do we really believe the stories we…

Designing Your Life

Build a Life that Works for You

by William Burnett and Dave Evans

Whether we’re 20, 40, 60 or older, many of us are still looking for an answer to that perennial question, ‘What do you want to be when you grow up?’ In Designing Your Life, Silicon Valley design innovators Bill Burnett and Dave Evans use their expertise to help you work out what you want –…

The Idea Hunter

How to Find the Best Ideas and Make Them Happen

by Andy Boynton, Bill Fischer, and William Bole

A different way of discovering and developing the best business ideas Jack Welch once said, "Someone, somewhere has a better idea." In this myth-busting book, the authors reveal that great business ideas do not spring from innate creativity, or necessarily from the brilliant minds of people.…

Leading Through Uncertainty

How Umpqua Bank Emerged from the Great Recession Better and Stronger than Ever

by Raymond P. Davis

From the CEO of Umpqua Bank, the essential leadership practices that allowed the West Coast’s largest independent community bank to emerge from the economic crisis even stronger than before

In this follow-up to the successful Leading for Growth, Umpqua Bank CEO Ray…

The Employee Engagement Mindset:

The Six Drivers for Tapping into the Hidden Potential of Everyone in Your Company

by Timothy R. Clark

Create and deploy the most powerful competitive weapon in business today--the Self-Empowered Employee

The Employee Engagement Mindset outlines a simple six-part shared manager/employee model for increasing engagement: Shaping, Connecting, Learning, Stretching, Achieving, and…

Managing the Older Worker:

How to Prepare for the New Organizational Order

by Peter Cappelli

our organization needs older workers more than ever: They transfer knowledge between generations, transmit your company's values to new hires, make excellent mentors for younger employees, and provide a "just in time" workforce for special projects.

Yet more of these…


The Rise of Addictive Technology an the Business of Keeping Us Hooked

by Adam Alter

Welcome to the age of behavioral addiction—an age in which half of the American population is addicted to at least one behavior. We obsess over our emails, Instagram likes, and Facebook feeds; we binge on TV episodes and YouTube videos; we work longer hours each year; and we spend an average of…

The New Alpha

Join the Rising Movement of Influencers and Changemakers Who are Redefining Leadership

by Danielle Harlan

If you want to make an impact―in your work, your life, and the world at large―it’s time to scrap the traditional thinking about leadership. The game is changing. Power is shifting. And a brave new movement of leaders are redefining success, rewriting the rules, and revolutionizing leadership…

Elon Musk

Inventing the Future

by Ashlee Vance

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 Valley’s most exciting, unpredictable, and ambitious entrepreneurs, Elon Musk—a real-life Tony Stark—and a fascinating exploration of the renewal of…

Zero to One

Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future

by Peter Thiel

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…

Radical Candor

Be a Kickass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity

by Kim Malone Scott

Radical candor is the sweet spot between managers who are obnoxiously aggressive on one side and ruinously empathetic on the other. It’s about providing guidance, which involves a mix of praise as well as criticism—delivered to produce better results and help employees achieve.


The Power to Change Anything

by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, David Maxfield, Ron McMillan, Al Switzler

Whether you're a CEO, a parent, or merely a person who wants to make a difference, you probably wish you had more influence with the people in your life. "Influencer" a thought-provoking book that combines the remarkable insights of behavioral scientists and business leaders with the astonishing…

All the Single Ladies

Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation

by Rebecca Traister

A nuanced investigation into the sexual, economic, and emotional lives of women in America. In a provocative, groundbreaking work, National Magazine Award finalist Rebecca Traister, “the most brilliant voice on feminism in the country” (Anne Lamott), traces the history of unmarried and…

Everybody Matters

The Extraordinary Power of Caring for Your People Like Family

by Bob Chapman, Raj Sisodia

Too many companies focus only on producing the best products; Bob Chapman says we should put our efforts into bringing out the best in the people who produce them. Over the past few decades, he has transformed Barry-Wehmiller from a broken one-hundred-year-old manufacturing business into a thriving…

Psyched Up

How the Science of Mental Preparation Can Help You Succeed

by Daniel McGinn

In Psyched Up, acclaimed journalist Daniel McGinn explains why mental preparation is the key to mastering any challenge. Examining the latest scientific research into the smartest ways to deal with a flood of adrenaline, increase focus, minimize negative thoughts, and optimize emotions, Psyched Up…

The Organized Mind

Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload

by Daniel J. Levitin

The information age is drowning us with an unprecedented deluge of data. At the same time, we’re expected to make more—and faster—decisions about our lives than ever before. No wonder, then, that the average American reports frequently losing car keys or reading glasses, missing appointments,…

News of the World

a Novel

by Paulette Jiles

Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd travels through northern Texas, giving live readings from newspapers to paying audiences hungry for news of the world. An elderly widower who has lived through three wars and fought in two of them, the captain enjoys his rootless, solitary existence.