The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results (Gary Keller)

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The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results

You want less. You want fewer distractions and less on your plate. The daily barrage of e-mails, texts, tweets, messages, and meetings distract you and stress you out. The simultaneous demands of work and family are taking a toll. And what’s the cost? Second-rate work, missed deadlines, smaller paychecks, fewer promotions—and lots of stress. And you want more. You want more productivity from your work. More income for a better lifestyle. Continue reading…

Power: Why Some People Have It—and Others Don’t (Jeffrey Pfeffer)

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Power: Why Some People Have It—and Others Don’t

“Some people have it, and others don’t—Jeffrey Pfeffer explores why in Power. One of the greatest minds in management theory and author or co-author of thirteen books, including the seminal business school text Managing With Power, Pfeffer shows readers how to succeed and wield power in the real world.”

New Books Playground says: Power: Why Some People Have It—and Others Don’t is an excellent book about power, how power works, how we can increase our power, &c.—and we liked that we could take quite a few tangible things away from it. Continue reading…

The Ten-Day MBA: A Step-by-Step Guide to Mastering the Skills Taught in America’s Top Business Schools (Steven A. Silbiger)

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The Ten-Day MBA: A Step-by-Step Guide to Mastering the Skills Taught in America’s Top Business Schools

The Ten-Day MBA includes the latest topics taught at America’s top business schools, from corporate ethics and compliance to financial planning and real estate to leadership and negotiation. With more than 400,000 copies sold around the world, this internationally acclaimed guide distills the lessons of the most popular business school courses taught at Harvard, Stanford, the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Chicago, Northwestern, and the University of Virginia. Continue reading…