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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: Monster Loyalty
    Image of Speed Review: Monster Loyalty

    Speed Review: Monster Loyalty

    How Lady Gaga Turns Followers into Fanatics

    by Jackie Huba

    Portfolio/Penguin, 214 pages

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  • Image of Speed Review: Build, Borrow or Buy
    Image of Speed Review: Build, Borrow or Buy

    Speed Review: Build, Borrow or Buy

    Solving the Growth Dilemma

    by Will Mitchell, Laurence Capron

    Harvard Business Review Press, 244 pages

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  • Image of Speed Review: People Analytics
    Image of Speed Review: People Analytics

    Speed Review: People Analytics

    How Social Sensing Technology Will Transform Business and What It Tells Us about the Future of Work

    by Ben Waber

    FT Press, 220 pages

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  • Image of Speed Review: Own the Room
    Image of Speed Review: Own the Room

    Speed Review: Own the Room

    Discover Your Signature Voice to Master Your Leadership Presence

    by Muriel Maignan Wilkins, Amy Jen Su

    Harvard Business Review Press, 222 pages

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  • Image of Speed Review: The Impact Equation
    Image of Speed Review: The Impact Equation

    Speed Review: The Impact Equation

    Are You Making Things Happen or Just Making Noise?

    by Chris Brogan, Julien Smith

    Portfolio, 256 pages

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