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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: The Art and Science of Communication
    Image of Speed Review: The Art and Science of Communication

    Speed Review: The Art and Science of Communication

    Tools for Effective Communication in the Workplace

    by P. S. Perkins

    John Wiley & Sons, 198 pages

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  • Image of Speed Review: Persuasion I.Q.
    Image of Speed Review: Persuasion I.Q.

    Speed Review: Persuasion I.Q.

    The 10 Skills You Need to get Exactly What You Want

    by Kurt Mortensen

    AMACOM, 336 pages

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  • Image of Speed Review: What's Stopping You?
    Image of Speed Review: What's Stopping You?

    Speed Review: What's Stopping You?

    Shatter the 9 Most Common Myths Keeping You from Starting Your Own Business

    by R. Duane Ireland, Bruce R. Barringer

    FT Press, 212 pages

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  • Image of Speed Review: The Age Curve
    Image of Speed Review: The Age Curve

    Speed Review: The Age Curve

    How to Profit from the Coming Demographic Storm

    by Kenneth Gronbach

    AMACOM, 288 pages

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  • Image of Speed Review: The New Gold Standard
    Image of Speed Review: The New Gold Standard

    Speed Review: The New Gold Standard

    5 Leadership Principles for Creating a Legendary Customer Experience Courtesy of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company

    by Joseph Michelli

    McGraw-Hill, 248 pages

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