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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: Getting More
    Image of Speed Review: Getting More

    Speed Review: Getting More

    How to Negotiate to Achieve Your Goals in the Real World

    by Stuart Diamond

    Crown Business, 416 pages

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  • Image of Speed Review: The Art of Action
    Image of Speed Review: The Art of Action

    Speed Review: The Art of Action

    How Leaders Close the Gaps Between Plans, Actions and Results

    by Stephen Bungay

    Nicholas Brealey Publishing, 288 pages

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  • Image of Speed Review: Faster, Cheaper, Better
    Image of Speed Review: Faster, Cheaper, Better

    Speed Review: Faster, Cheaper, Better

    The 9 Levers for Transforming How Work Gets Done

    by Lisa W. Hershman, Michael Hammer

    Crown Business, 320 pages

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