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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: Customer Culture
    Image of Speed Review: Customer Culture

    Speed Review: Customer Culture

    How FedEx and Other Great Companies Put the Customer First Every Day

    by Michael Basch

    Financial Times/Prentice Hall, 274 pages

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  • Image of Speed Review: Geeks & Geezers
    Image of Speed Review: Geeks & Geezers

    Speed Review: Geeks & Geezers

    How Era, Values and Defining Moments Shape Leaders

    by Warren Bennis, Robert Thomas

    Harvard Business School Press, 221 pages

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  • Image of Speed Review: King of Capital
    Image of Speed Review: King of Capital

    Speed Review: King of Capital

    Sandy Weill and the Making of Citigroup

    by Mike Brewster, Amey Stone

    John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 306 pages

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  • Image of Speed Review: The Neglected Firm
    Image of Speed Review: The Neglected Firm

    Speed Review: The Neglected Firm

    Every Manager Must Manage Two Firms: The Present One and the Future One

    by Jorge Vasconcellos e Sa

    Palgrave, 140 pages

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  • Image of Speed Review: The Strategy Machine
    Image of Speed Review: The Strategy Machine

    Speed Review: The Strategy Machine

    Building Your Business One Idea at a Time

    by Larry Downes

    HarperBusiness, 236 pages

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