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  • Image of Speed Review: Chaos Monkeys
    Image of Speed Review: Chaos Monkeys

    Speed Review: Chaos Monkeys

    Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley

    by Antonio Garcia Martinez

    Tech entrepreneurs are society’s chaos monkeys, disruptors testing and transforming every aspect of our lives, from transportation (Uber) and lodging (AirBnB) to television (Netflix) and dating (Tinder). One of Silicon Valley’s most audacious chaos monkeys is Antonio García Martínez. Chaos Monkeys lays bare the hijinks, trade secrets, and power plays of the visionaries, grunts, sociopaths, opportunists, accidental tourists, and money cowboys who are revolutionizing our world.

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  • Image of Speed Review: Pre-Suasion
    Image of Speed Review: Pre-Suasion

    Speed Review: Pre-Suasion

    A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade

    by Robert Cialdini

    Social psychologist and best-selling author Robert Cialdini shines a light on effective persuasion and reveals that the secret is not in the message itself, but in the key moment before that message is delivered. Altering a listener’s attitudes, beliefs, or experiences isn’t necessary. Cialdini outlines the specific techniques you can use. He illustrates how the artful diversion of attention leads to successful pre-suasion and gets your targeted audience primed and ready to say, “Yes.”

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  • Image of Speed Review: Scrappy
    Image of Speed Review: Scrappy

    Speed Review: Scrappy

    A Little Book About Choosing to Play Big

    by Terri Sjodin

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  • Image of Speed Review: Grit
    Image of Speed Review: Grit

    Speed Review: Grit

    The Power of Passion and Perseverance

    by Angela Duckworth

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  • Image of Speed Review: Celebration of Fools
    Image of Speed Review: Celebration of Fools

    Speed Review: Celebration of Fools

    An inside Look at the Rise and Fall of J.C. Penney

    by Bill Hare

    AMACOM, 294 pages

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  • Image of Speed Review: The Dumbest Moments in Business History
    Image of Speed Review: The Dumbest Moments in Business History

    Speed Review: The Dumbest Moments in Business History

    Useless Products, Ruinous Deals, Clueless Bosses and Other Signs of Unintelligent Life in the Workplace

    by Adam Horowitz

    Portfolio, 161 pages

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  • Image of Speed Review: Absolute Impact
    Image of Speed Review: Absolute Impact

    Speed Review: Absolute Impact

    The Drive for Personal Leadership

    by Matthew May

    Peloton, 273 pages

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  • Image of Speed Review: The Birth of Plenty
    Image of Speed Review: The Birth of Plenty

    Speed Review: The Birth of Plenty

    How the Modern World of Prosperity was Launched

    by William Bernstein

    McGraw-Hill, 420 pages

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  • Image of Speed Review: Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office
    Image of Speed Review: Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office

    Speed Review: Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office

    101 Unconscious Mistakes Women Make That Sabotage Their Careers

    by Lois Frankel

    Warner Business, 268 pages

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