Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World

Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted WorldOne of the most valuable skills in our economy is becoming increasingly rare If you master this skill, you ll achieve extraordinary results Deep work is the ability to focus without distraction on a cognitively demanding task It s a skill that allows you to quickly master complicated information

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Never Split the Difference

Never Split the DifferenceA former international hostage negotiator for the FBI offers a new, field tested approach to high stakes negotiationswhether in the boardroom or at home After a stint policing the rough streets of Kansas City, Missouri, Chris Voss joined the FBI, where his career as a hostage negotiator brought him

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Dare to Lead

Dare to LeadIn her 1 NYT bestsellers, Bren Brown taught us what it means to dare greatly, rise strong and brave the wilderness Now, based on new research conducted with leaders, change makers and culture shifters, shes showing us how to put those ideas into practice so we can step up and lead Leadership is

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The Infinite Game

The Infinite GameDo you know how to play the game you re in In finite games, like football or chess, the players are known, the rules are fixed, and the endpoint is clear The winners and losers are easily identified In infinite games, like business or politics or life itself, the players come and go, the rules

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Upstream: The Quest to Solve Problems Before They Happen

Upstream: The Quest to Solve Problems Before They HappenNew York Times bestselling author Dan Heath examines how to prevent problems before they happen, drawing on insights from his innovative behavior research, as well as hundreds of new interviews with unconventional problem solvers.Most of us spend our days handling a deluge of pressing issues Were

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When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing

When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect TimingEveryone knows that timing is everything But we don t know much about timing itself Our lives are a never ending stream of when decisions when to start a business, schedule a class, get serious about a person Yet we make those decisions based on intuition and guesswork.Timing, it s often

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Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber

Super Pumped: The Battle for UberIn June 2017, Travis Kalanick, the hard charging CEO of Uber, was ousted in a boardroom coup that capped a brutal year for the transportation giant Uber had catapulted to the top of the tech world, yet for many came to symbolize everything wrong with Silicon Valley Award winning New York Times

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Measure What Matters

Measure What MattersThe revolutionary movement behind the explosive growth of Intel, Google, and Uber With a foreword by Larry Page, and contributions from Bono and Bill Gates Measure What Matters is about using Objectives and Key Results OKRs , a revolutionary approach to goal setting, to make tough choices

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It Doesn't Have to Be Crazy at Work

It Doesn't Have to Be Crazy at WorkIn this timely manifesto, the authors of the New York Times bestseller Rework broadly reject the prevailing notion that long hours, aggressive hustle, and whatever it takes are required to run a successful business today In Rework, Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson introduced a new path to

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Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead

Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A clear eyed account of learning how to lead in a chaotic world, by General Jim Mattis the former Secretary of Defense and one of the most formidable strategic thinkers of our time and Bing West, a former assistant secretary of defense and combat Marine Call Sign

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The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership FableIn The Five Dysfunctions of a Team Patrick Lencioni once again offers a leadership fable that is as enthralling and instructive as his first two best selling books, The Five Temptations of a CEO and The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive This time, he turns his keen intellect and

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High Output Management

High Output ManagementThe essential skill of creating and maintaining new businessesthe art of the entrepreneurcan be summed up in a single word managing In High Output Management, Andrew S Grove, former chairman and CEO and employee number three of Intel, shares his perspective on how to build and run a company.

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The One Minute Manager

The One Minute ManagerFor than twenty years, millions of managers in Fortune 500 companies and small businesses nationwide have followed The One Minute Manager s techniques, thus increasing their productivity, job satisfaction, and personal prosperity These very real results were achieved through learning the

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