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Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us
Once you read this book a trip to the grocery store will never be the same. You will watch your fellow shoppers walk around the store an pick up items ...more
Jul 26, 2013
Jun 26, 2013
Get Back in the Box
The title caught my interest because it runs contrary to conventional wisdom. Companies can stray so outside their core competencies that they loose t ...more
Mar 2007
Jul 16, 2007
The Starfish and the Spider: The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations
This is a good book to recommend to people who are not familiar with the idea of "community and conversation over command and control." If you are at ...more
Mar 2007
Jul 16, 2007
Seeing What's Next: Using the Theories of Innovation to Predict Industry Change
Skip this book, read this paper instead:

If there was a ChangeThis Manifesto for Clayton Christensen's Seeing What's
May 2007
Jul 16, 2007
Tribal Leadership: Leveraging Natural Groups to Build a Thriving Organization
You can get the audiobook version free here:

This book gives you a great way to talk about behaviors types in your w
Nov 19, 2008
Oct 26, 2008
The Pirate's Dilemma: How Youth Culture Is Reinventing Capitalism
The first 3/4 of the book is about examples of how artists used music and cultural to subvert societal norms and question the status quo, mainly about ...more
Jan 2008
Jan 10, 2008
Let's Get Real or Let's Not Play: The Demise of 20th Century Selling & the Advent of Helping Clients Succeed
The version of this book is also really good. I believe that you really could be a consultant after reading this book several times. Be pr ...more
Jan 2007
Jul 17, 2007
Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea
This book illustrates very well the superstitions, prejudices, and myths society has had with zero throughout history. It important for one to have th ...more
Feb 21, 2008
Feb 21, 2008
It's Not the Big That Eat the Small...It's the Fast That Eat the Slow: How to Use Speed as a Competitive Tool in Business
This is one of the first book I bought and also my first business book. Lots of great anecdotes on how large companies get bogged down by ...more
Mar 2003
Jul 16, 2007
The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World
I just read a part where the author goes on and on using Western financial standards to judge the standard of living in third world countries. And how ...more
Jul 28, 2009
Feb 21, 2009
Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions
A whole seasons worth of material for John Stossel to feature on 20/20! But seriously, every chapter has great insights into human behavior, how and w ...more
Mar 08, 2008
Mar 10, 2008
The Search: How Google and Its Rivals Rewrote the Rules of Business and Transformed Our Culture
I have had this book for over a year but I just started adn finished reading it (read along with Audible is my style) this weekend. I should have read ...more
Apr 26, 2008
Jul 17, 2007
The Elegant Solution: Toyota's Formula for Mastering Innovation
I started reading this book a while ago. It has a lot of platitudes which makes it a little annoying, but there is some good solid info in there. Ther ...more
Jan 02, 2008
Jul 17, 2007
Mavericks at Work: Why the Most Original Minds in Business Win
Another book filled with company profiles and antidotes. I didn't find it that usefully after reading other similar books beforehand such as "It's Not ...more
Sep 2006
Jul 16, 2007
Founders at Work: Stories of Startups' Early Days
It is nice that you can read one interview at a time and do not need to read the entire book at once. Last night after picking up this book, I read th ...more
Dec 2007
Jul 31, 2007
I Live in the Future & Here's How It Works: Why Your World, Work, and Brain Are Being Creatively Disrupted
The book every Andew Keen/Jaron Lanier/Mark Helprin types, lawmaker, movie, record label, and news executive should read but probably won't.
Oct 19, 2010
Oct 01, 2010
Free Culture: The Nature and Future of Creativity
I have known of Lessig for a couple of years (I think I first heard him speak on IT Conversations in 2005). I was inspired to start checking out his b ...more
Nov 2007
Nov 12, 2007
My Reality Check Bounced!: The Gen-Y Guide to Cashing In On Your Real-World Dreams
My impression so far is "Think and Grow Rich" rebranded for 20somethings, or "The 4 Hour Work Week" without the bite, or could be retitled: "Chicken S ...more
Apr 21, 2008
Oct 09, 2007
The Art of Seduction
This book is not "The Game" by any means. It describes the various types of seducer archetypes and how they work. If you like Greene's other books you ...more
Nov 2005
Sep 06, 2007
Beyond Reason: Using Emotions as You Negotiate
I have the audiobook version of this book. It is hard to keep coming back to since it does not make for an interesting listen, but I am interested in ...more
May 2007
Jul 17, 2007
Once You're Lucky, Twice You're Good: The Rebirth of Silicon Valley and the Rise of Web 2.0
I got my free and autographed copy from Sarah!
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Jul 09, 2008
Life Inc.: How the World Became a Corporation and How to Take it Back
Aug 22, 2009
Jul 18, 2009
Small Is the New Big: and 183 Other Riffs, Rants, and Remarkable Business Ideas
Aug 2006
Jul 16, 2007
The Coming China Wars: Where They Will Be Fought and How They Can Be Won
Aug 2007
Jul 31, 2007
Stumbling on Happiness
Oct 18, 2008
Oct 16, 2008
Aug 31, 2009
Aug 22, 2009
All Marketers Are Liars: The Power of Telling Authentic Stories in a Low-Trust World
Mar 25, 2009
Mar 24, 2009
Purple Cow: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable
not set
Jan 22, 2010
The Innovator's Solution: Creating and Sustaining Successful Growth
Mar 03, 2009
Feb 23, 2009
Tribal Knowledge: Business Wisdom Brewed from the Grounds of Starbucks Corporate Culture
Nov 2006
Jul 16, 2007
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