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A business (also known as enterprise or firm) is an organization engaged in the trade of goods, services, or both to consumers. Businesses are predominant in capitalist economies, where most of them are privately owned and administered to earn profit to increase the wealth of their owners. Businesses may also be not-for-profit or state-owned. A business owned by multiple individuals may be referred to as a company, although that term also has a more precise meaning.

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Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead
Steve Jobs
David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants
Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future
The Art of Asking; or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help
#GIRLBOSS
Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt
Think Like a Freak
10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works
Thinking, Fast and Slow
Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
The Innovators: How a Group of  Hackers, Geniuses and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution
How Google Works
The End of Power: From Boardrooms to Battlefields and Churches to States, Why Being In Charge Isn't What It Used to Be
Dataclysm: Who We Are (When We Think No One's Looking)
Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything
Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us
Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less
How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World
The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers
Stuff Matters: Exploring the Marvelous Materials That Shape Our Man-Made World
Capital in the Twenty-First Century
The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses
No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State
The Defining Decade: Why Your Twenties Matter--And How to Make the Most of Them Now
This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate
Hand to Mouth: Living in Bootstrap America
Rework
The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon
The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail - But Some Don't
The One Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results
Heads in Beds: A Reckless Memoir of Hotels, Hustles, and So-Called Hospitality
A Fighting Chance
MONEY Master the Game: 7 Simple Steps to Financial Freedom
The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century
The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph
Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo, and the Battle that Defined a Generation
Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China
The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work
Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products
I'll Drink to That: A Life in Style, with a Twist
Manage Your Day-to-Day: Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus, and Sharpen Your Creative Mind
Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder
The Willpower Instinct: How Self-Control Works, Why It Matters, and What You Can Do to Get More of It
You Are Not So Smart: Why You Have Too Many Friends on Facebook, Why Your Memory Is Mostly Fiction, and 46 Other Ways You're Deluding Yourself
The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism
Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder
Leaders Eat Last
Choose Yourself
Overwhelmed: Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time
The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap
You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life
Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life
Daily Rituals: How Artists Work
Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty
How Will You Measure Your Life?
Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose
A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity
A Mind for Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra)
Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard
Marissa Mayer and the Fight to Save Yahoo!
How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia
Johnny Carson
The Miracle Morning: The Not-So-Obvious Secret Guaranteed to Transform Your Life (Before 8AM)
The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload
The Art of Social Media: Power Tips for Power Users
Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time
Mastery
Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence
Business Adventures
Factory Man: How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local - and Helped Save an American Town
The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future
Crazy Busy: A (Mercifully) Short Book about a (Really) Big Problem
The Phoenix Project: A Novel About IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win
Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World
How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big : Kind of the Story of My Life
Trust Me, I'm Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator
Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success
Contagious: Why Things Catch On
Bad Pharma: How Drug Companies Mislead Doctors and Harm Patients
Oh Myyy!
Pay Any Price: Greed, Power, and Endless War
Ghost in the Wires: My Adventures as the World's Most Wanted Hacker
Start Something That Matters
To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others
Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal
Talk Like TED: The 9 Public-Speaking Secrets of the World's Top Minds
Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength
The Compound Effect: Jumpstart Your Income, Your Life, Your Success
Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?
Smartcuts: How Hackers, Innovators, and Icons Accelerate Business
The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food
The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America
The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains
The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement
So Good They Can't Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love
Proof: The Science of Booze
Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data

Susan Cain

Author of Quiet

“QUIET: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking,” was released in January, 2012, from Crown Publishers in the U.S., an...

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