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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: Animals, Inc.
    Image of Speed Review: Animals, Inc.

    Speed Review: Animals, Inc.

    A Business Parable for the 21st Century

    by Vandana Allman, Kenneth Tucker

    Warner Business Books, 152 pages

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  • Image of Speed Review: Call of the Mall
    Image of Speed Review: Call of the Mall

    Speed Review: Call of the Mall

    The Geography of Shopping by the Author of Why We Buy

    by Paco Underhill

    Simon & Schuster, 227 pages

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  • Image of Speed Review: Changing Minds
    Image of Speed Review: Changing Minds

    Speed Review: Changing Minds

    The Art and Science of Changing Our Own and Other People's Minds

    by Howard Gardner

    Harvard Business School Press, 244 pages

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  • Image of Speed Review: Dramatic Success!
    Image of Speed Review: Dramatic Success!

    Speed Review: Dramatic Success!

    Theatre Techniques to Transform and Inspire

    by Andrew Leigh, Michael Maynard

    Nicholas Brealey, 213 pages

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  • Image of Speed Review: Lead or Get Off the Pot!
    Image of Speed Review: Lead or Get Off the Pot!

    Speed Review: Lead or Get Off the Pot!

    The Seven Secrets of a Self-Made Leader

    by Pat Croce

    Fireside Books, 196 pages

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