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  • Image of Speed Review: The 800-Pound Gorilla of Sales
    Image of Speed Review: The 800-Pound Gorilla of Sales

    How to Dominate Your Market

    by Bill Guertin

    John Wiley & Sons, 184 pages

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  • Image of How the Best Leaders Lead
    Image of How the Best Leaders Lead

    Proven Secrets to Getting the Most Out of Yourself and Others

    by Brian Tracy

    In How the Best Leaders Lead, Brian Tracy reveals the strategies he teaches top executives to achieve astounding results in difficult markets against determined competition. You will learn how to set clear goals and objectives for yourself and others, set priorities and focus on key tasks, solve problems faster and make better decisions, determine the ideal leadership style for any situation, motivate your people, and develop an exciting future vision for your business.

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  • Image of Repositioning
    Image of Repositioning

    Marketing in an Era of Competition, Change, and Crisis

    by Steven Rivkin, Jack Trout

    Jack Trout’s latest book shows you how to adapt, compete –– and succeed –– in today’s overcrowded marketplace. With Repositioning, you can conquer the “3 Cs” of business: Competition, Change and Crisis.

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  • Image of Viral Loop
    Image of Viral Loop

    From Facebook to Twitter, How Today’s Smartest Businesses Grow Themselves

    by Adam L. Penenberg

    Many of the most successful Web 2.0 companies, including MySpace, YouTube, eBay and Twitter are prime examples of what journalist Adam Penenberg calls a “viral loop” –– to use it, you have to spread it. All kinds of businesses –– from the smallest start-ups to nonprofit organizations to the biggest multinational corporations –– can use the paradigm-busting power of viral loops to enable their business through technology.

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  • Image of The Brain Advantage
    Image of The Brain Advantage

    Become a More Effective Business Leader Using the Latest Brain Research

    by Brad Kolar, Madeleine L. Van Hecke, Ken A. Paller, Lisa P. Callahan

    The Brain Advantage ties the latest brain research to its implications for leadership styles and practices. The authors consolidate research from a wide range of studies, articles and books that delves into the neurocognitive underpinnings of how people think and act, leading to provocative insights into the human condition. The Brain Advantage draws on key research findings and analysis that can help you become a more effective decision-maker, communicator and change agent.

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  • Image of The Element
    Image of The Element

    How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything

    by Ken Robinson, Ph.D., Lou Aronica

    The Element is the point at which natural talent meets personal passion. When people arrive at the Element, they feel most themselves, most inspired and achieve at their highest levels. In The Element, learning expert Ken Robinson, Ph.D., draws on the stories of a wide range of artists, athletes, scientists, business leaders, academics and others to show you why finding your Element is essential for all of us. He also explores the conditions that lead us to live lives that are filled wi

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  • Image of Winners Never Cheat
    Image of Winners Never Cheat

    Everyday Values We Learned as Children (But May Have Forgotten)

    by Jon Huntsman

    Jon M. Huntsman started with practically nothing, and built a world-class business that carried him to Forbes’ list of America’s wealthiest people. In Winners Never Cheat, Huntsman, chairman and founder of Huntsman Corp., the world’s largest privately held chemical company, presents the principled lessons he has learned and followed throughout his lifetime. He also explains how business can return to the days when your word was your bond, a handshake was sacred, and swarms of lawyers we

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  • Image of Tough Management
    Image of Tough Management

    The 7 Ways to Make Tough Decisions Easier, Deliver the Numbers, and Grow Business in Good Times and Bad

    by Chuck Martin

    Faced with shrinking budgets, smaller staffs, shorter deadlines, more demanding customers and an unrelenting call for innovation and growth, many executives need a fresh, bottom-line approach designed for what really works in today’s business environment. This new approach is what business strategist and CEO of NFI Research Chuck Martin offers in Tough Management. Based on more than two years of surveys of more than 2,000 senior executives and managers, this summary provides managers wi

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  • Image of Speed Review: The Man Behind the Microchip
    Image of Speed Review: The Man Behind the Microchip

    Robert Noyce and the Invention of Silicon Valley

    by Leslie Berlin

    Oxford University Press, 402 pages

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