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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: Islands of Profit in a Sea of Red Ink
    Image of Speed Review: Islands of Profit in a Sea of Red Ink

    Speed Review: Islands of Profit in a Sea of Red Ink

    Why 40 Percent of Your Business Is Unprofitable and How to Fix It

    by Jonathan L. S. Byrnes

    Portfolio, 304 pages

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  • Image of Speed Review: The Communicators
    Image of Speed Review: The Communicators

    Speed Review: The Communicators

    Leadership in the Age of Crisis

    by Charles Slack, Richard S. Levick

    Watershed Press, 220 pages

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  • Image of Speed Review: The Happiness Advantage
    Image of Speed Review: The Happiness Advantage

    Speed Review: The Happiness Advantage

    The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work

    by Shawn Achor

    Crown Business, 256 pages

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  • Image of Speed Review: Where's Your WOW?
    Image of Speed Review: Where's Your WOW?

    Speed Review: Where's Your WOW?

    16 Ways to Make Your Competitors Wish They Were You!

    by Rick Frishman, Robyn Spizman

    McGraw-Hill, 169 pages

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  • Image of Speed Review: Edison on Innovation
    Image of Speed Review: Edison on Innovation

    Speed Review: Edison on Innovation

    102 Lessons in Creativity for Business and Beyond

    by Alan Axelrod

    Jossey-Bass, 178 pages

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