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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: Making Your Point
    Image of Speed Review: Making Your Point

    Speed Review: Making Your Point

    Communicating Effectively with Audiences of One to One

    by David Bartlett

    St. Martin’s Press, 259 pages

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  • Image of Speed Review: Closing the Innovation Gap
    Image of Speed Review: Closing the Innovation Gap

    Speed Review: Closing the Innovation Gap

    Reigniting the Spark of Creativity in a Global Economy

    by Judy Estrin

    McGraw Hill, 254 pages

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  • Image of Speed Review: Nice Guys Can Get the Corner Office
    Image of Speed Review: Nice Guys Can Get the Corner Office

    Speed Review: Nice Guys Can Get the Corner Office

    Eight Strategies for Winning in Business Without Being a JERK

    by Timothy R. Hiltabiddle, Russ C. Edelman, Charles C. Manz

    Penguin Group, 288 pages

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  • Image of Speed Review: How the Wise Decide
    Image of Speed Review: How the Wise Decide

    Speed Review: How the Wise Decide

    The Lessons of 21 Extraordinary Leaders

    by Aaron Sandoski, Bryn Zeckhauser

    Crown Business, 212 pages

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  • Image of Speed Review: Inside Drucker's Brain
    Image of Speed Review: Inside Drucker's Brain

    Speed Review: Inside Drucker's Brain

    by Jeffrey A. Krames

    Penguin Group, 278 pages

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