Career & Self Development

Soundview Executive Book Summaries® publishes summaries of the best business books of each year on career and self-development subjects including business communication, time management, public speaking, motivation, goals, negotiation, work-life balance, emotional intelligence, presentation skills, decision-making and more. Browse our list of summary titles to find those that will move your career and life forward.

  • Image of The Book of Real-World Negotiations
    Image of The Book of Real-World Negotiations

    Successful Strategies from Business, Government, and Daily Life

    by Joshua N. Weiss

    The art of negotiation requires creativity and quick thinking to find win-win solutions, especially when the stakes are high.

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    Image of The Catalyst

    How to Change Anyone’s Mind

    by Jonah Berger

    In The Catalyst, Jonah Berger identifies the key barriers to change and how to mitigate them.

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    Image of Blink

    The Power of Thinking without Thinking

    by Malcolm Gladwell

    Blink is about how we think without thinking, about choices that seem to be made in an instant — in the blink of an eye — that actually aren’t as simple as they seem, and about those instantaneous decisions that are impossible to explain to others. In this summary, staff writer from The New Yorker Malcolm Gladwell reveals that great decision makers aren’t those who process the most information or spend the most time deliberating, but those who have perfected the art of...

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