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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: 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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  • Image of Speed Review: The One Minute Entrepreneur
    Image of Speed Review: The One Minute Entrepreneur

    Speed Review: The One Minute Entrepreneur

    The Secret to Creating and Sustaining a Successful Business

    by Don Hutson, Ken Blanchard, Ethan Willis

    Doubleday Business, 139 pages

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  • Image of Speed Review: PR 2.0
    Image of Speed Review: PR 2.0

    Speed Review: PR 2.0

    New Media, New Tools, New Audiences

    by Deirdre Breakenridge

    FT Press, 284 pages

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  • Image of Speed Review: Crunch
    Image of Speed Review: Crunch

    Speed Review: Crunch

    Why Do I Feel So Squeezed? (And Other Unsolved Economic Mysteries)

    by Jared Bernstein

    Berrett-Koehler, 226 pages

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