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The Leader's Handbook: Making Things Happen, Getting Things Done
Peter Scholtes has written a book for managers that does what "The Team Handbook" did for teams. He explains how managers can inspire their people and manage the daily workflow for maximum productivit…
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Featuring the edited transcripts of eight talks delivered by Alan Watts from 1965 to 1972, "The Philosophies of Asia" offers an overview of the major traditions of Eastern thought. Watts addresses the…
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Discover the delicious mystery that started it all!

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The Selfish Gene
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Inheriting the mantle of revolutionary biologist from Darwin, Watson, and Crick, Richard Dawkins forced an enormous chan…
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Acclaimed author Matt Ridley's thrilling follow-up to his bestseller Genome. Armed with the extraordinary new discoveries about our genes, Ridley turns his attention to the nature versus nurture debat…
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At some point during the last 100,000 years, humans began exhibiting traits and behavior that distinguished us from other animals, eventually creating language, art, religion, bicycles, spacecraft, an…
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A renowned biochemist draws on cutting-edge scientific findings to construct the mosaic of life’s astounding history.

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The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement
Written in a fast-paced thriller style, The Goal is the gripping novel which is transforming management thinking throughout the Western world.

Alex Rogo is a harried plant manager working ever more des…
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Referring to Lewis Carroll's Red Queen from Through the Looking-Glass, a character who has to keep running to stay in the same place, Matt Ridley demonstrates why sex is humanity's best strategy for o…
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This revised edition of Peter Senge’s bestselling classic, The Fifth Discipline, is based on fifteen years of experience in putting the book’s ideas into practice. As Sen…
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Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer who worked the same land as her slave ancestors, yet her cells—taken without her knowledge—became …
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How the Way We Talk Can Change the Way We Work: Seven Languages for Transformation
Why is the gap so great between our hopes, our intentions, even our decisions-and what we are actually able to bring about? Even when we are able to make important changes-in our own lives or the grou…
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Resonant Leadership: Renewing Yourself and Connecting with Others Through Mindfulness, Hope and Compassion
The co-authors of "Primal Leadership" now provide an indispensable guide to overcoming the vicious cycle of stress, sacrifice, and dissonance that afflicts many leaders. "Resonant Leadership" offers t…
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This work has been designed as an aid to the logical presentation of business communications. Topics covered range from the difference between deductive and inductive reasoning, to a discussion of how…
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Congratulations, you're a manager! After you pop the champagne, accept the shiny new title, and step into this thrilling next chapter of your career, the truth …
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"All that have ever tried to impose change in their organization will immediately recognize and truly value the in-depth knowledge and experience captured in this book. It contains a collection of eye…
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Are you ready for the leadership moment?

Merck's Roy Vagelos commits millions of dollars to develop a drug needed only by people who can't afford it · Eugene Kranz struggles to bring the Apollo 13 astr…
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The Art of the Start: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything
A new product, a new service, a new company, a new division, a new organization, a new anything—where there’s a will, here’s the way. It begins with a dream that just won’t quit, the once-in-a-lifetim…
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