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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: Big Change at Best Buy
    Image of Speed Review: Big Change at Best Buy

    Speed Review: Big Change at Best Buy

    Working Through Hypergrowth to Sustained Excellence

    by Elizabeth Gibson, Andy Billings

    Davies-Black, 308 pages

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  • Image of Speed Review: Buzz
    Image of Speed Review: Buzz

    Speed Review: Buzz

    Harness the Power of Influence and Create Demand

    by Ira Matathia, Ann O'Reilly, Marian Salzman

    John Wiley & Sons, 246 pages

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  • Image of Speed Review: Experimentation Matters
    Image of Speed Review: Experimentation Matters

    Speed Review: Experimentation Matters

    Unlocking the Potential of New Technologies for Innovation

    by Stefan Thomke

    Harvard Business School Press, 307 pages

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  • Image of Speed Review: Thinking Inside the Box
    Image of Speed Review: Thinking Inside the Box

    Speed Review: Thinking Inside the Box

    The 12 Timeless Rules for Managing a Successful Business

    by Kirk Cheyfitz

    Free Press, 261 pages

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  • Image of Speed Review: Why CEOs Fail
    Image of Speed Review: Why CEOs Fail

    Speed Review: Why CEOs Fail

    The 11 Behaviors That Can Derail Your Climb to the Top and how to Manage Them

    by Peter Cairo, David L. Dotlich

    Jossey-Bass, 176 pages

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