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Purple Cow: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable
3.86
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Feb 25, 2009
 
Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less
3.90
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Aug 17, 2014
Aug 20, 2014
 
Now, Discover Your Strengths
3.93
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Jan 2007
Feb 25, 2009
 
Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
3.84
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Feb 25, 2009
 
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
3.85
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Feb 25, 2009
 
Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies
3.93
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Oct 2007
Feb 25, 2009
 
The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
3.95
Concise, easy to follow and like that it had action steps.
Sep 25, 2012
Jun 12, 2012
 
Mojo: How to Get It, How to Keep It, How to Get It Back If You Lose It
3.77
Inspiring, practical & interesting. I like that it combines personal & professional measures. You or it.
Dec 21, 2013
Apr 06, 2010
 
Being the Boss: The 3 Imperatives for Becoming a Great Leader
3.84
Lots of practical advice and tips for implementation. Sections are short and bolded so easy to skim as well.
Feb 23, 2013
Dec 10, 2012
 
Focal Point: A Proven System to Simplify Your Life, Double Your Productivity, and Achieve All Your Goals
4.07
Gave this one a good skim, similar theme as the Goals book, but I like it and it's shorter than goals.
Feb 09, 2010
Jun 18, 2009
 
Zingerman's Guide to Giving Great Service
4.01
Filled with examples, ideas and a step by step program. I got so many ideas for how to improve my organization.
Jun 11, 2013
Nov 23, 2008
 
The Five Temptations of a CEO: A Leadership Fable
4.06
Simple and powerful, this book packs a punch. Makes me want to look at what results I'm achieving and work more on clarity and accountability.
Mar 15, 2014
Feb 25, 2009
 
The Speed of Trust: The One Thing that Changes Everything
3.95
A good overview on the topic of trust. Kinda like 7 habits for trust except there are 13 behaviors. The book is a bit too long, but the topic was inte ...more
Feb 05, 2014
Mar 08, 2013
 
The Knack: How Street-Smart Entrepreneurs Learn to Handle Whatever Comes Up
3.82
3.5 stars. Good nitty gritty business and sales advice. I skipped a few chapters that didn't apply but i liked their straight forward approach. Would ...more
Jun 21, 2014
Nov 25, 2008
 
Manage Your Day-to-Day: Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus, and Sharpen Your Creative Mind
3.82
Inspiring tIdbits written by bloggers and creativity experts. Each section ends with a summary always appreciated need to check out the 99 u website. ...more
Jul 04, 2013
May 20, 2013
 
The Heart of Change: Real-Life Stories of How People Change Their Organizations
3.88
I liked the practical examples and step by step approach on how to manage change. Good case studies and it got me thinking about ways to approach some ...more
Sep 25, 2013
Nov 25, 2008
 
Today Matters: 12 Daily Practices to Guarantee Tomorrow's Success
4.19
I really enjoy this book and refer to it at least once a year as it helps me remember what's important and how I should spend my time

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Jan 2008
Feb 25, 2009
 
Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us
3.81
Written like a series of inter connected blog post, Seth Godin has done it again.
I find him to be inspiring, thought provoking and challenging.
This i
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Jul 05, 2009
Feb 25, 2009
 
The Three Signs of a Miserable Job: A Management Fable About Helping Employees Find Fulfillment in Their Work
4.04
This is the best and practical fable by this author that I've read. The points were simple (yet hard to practice) and the book has challenged me to do ...more
Apr 21, 2014
Feb 25, 2009
 
Super Competent: The Six Keys to Perform at Your Productive Best
3.64
I skimmed most of this, found it to be mostly a re-hash of advice. I took the quiz at the beginning and paid most attention to the two chapters I scor ...more
Dec 13, 2010
Dec 13, 2010
 
The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive: The Four Disciplines at the Heart of Making Any Organization World Class
4.08
I am always inspired when I read a lencioni book. I love how he presents the material with the fable first and the here's the real world application s ...more
Apr 10, 2014
Feb 25, 2009
 
The Three Laws of Performance: Rewriting the Future of Your Organization and Your Life
4.06
3.5 stars. I listened to this on audio, and I think I would've grasped the concepts better If I'd read it. However, I do agree the three laws have mer ...more
Mar 18, 2014
Feb 08, 2009
 
Winning
3.76
This is a quick, accessible business book based on questions Jack has received during public speaking gigs since he retired. I like his brash, honest ...more
May 22, 2014
Feb 25, 2009
 
Turn The Ship Around!: How to Create Leadership at Every Level
4.19
I read this because Simon Sinek suggested it in "Leaders Eat Last" and in the talk he gave at PLA. I liked that it had questions for application at th ...more
Jul 06, 2014
Mar 15, 2014
 
Groundswell: Winning in a World Transformed by Social Technologies
3.75
While this book is a few years old, it stands the test of time because despite a few references to myspace the focus of the book is on sound principle ...more
Dec 15, 2013
Feb 03, 2009
 
The Cluetrain Manifesto
3.90
An interesting, thought provoking read.
The basic premise is still relevant although it was published several years ago.
Dec 13, 2008
Nov 25, 2008
 
Basic Black: The Essential Guide for Getting Ahead at Work (and in Life)
3.71
This was immensely readable, and compelling. Cathie offers practical advice sprinkled with anecdotes from her career as a magazine executive. Her advi ...more
Jan 13, 2009
Nov 25, 2008
 
Leaders Eat Last
4.08
Another inspiring great biz book. I listened to it, which is enjoyed since I heard the author speak at PLA. some of what is in the book was in his tal ...more
May 17, 2014
Mar 15, 2014
 
Never Eat Alone: And Other Secrets to Success, One Relationship at a Time
3.74
Excellent advice on networking and building relationships.
not set
Feb 25, 2009
 
Zilch: The Power of Zero in Business
3.68
Quick read, good insights and some thought provoking ideas I'd like to try.
Aug 15, 2010
Aug 14, 2010
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