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Target by Jerome Chouchan
"I don’t write reviews but since I saw none for this book I’m going to recommend it it has a bit of fluff for a business book but I think that made it easier to read and more enjoyable as a book. It ties business - customer service and management p..." Read more of this review »
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Connected Strategy by Nicolaj Siggelkow
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Interactions between companies and their customers have historically been episodic in nature. A customer identifies an unmet need (either independently or through persuasive marketing) and then proceeds to browse for a solution until a satisfactory ...more
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New to Big by David Kidder
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According to the Small Business Administration, eighty percent of new businesses don’t make it past their first year. Those that do make it and continue to grow, focus on developing policies and procedures in pursuit of operational efficiency and ...more
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Range by David   Epstein
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Ever since Malcolm Gladwell proposed his 10,000-hour rule in Outliers: The Story of Success , the new benchmark for future success has become an investment of 20 hours of deliberate practice every week for 10 years.

In his new book Range: Why
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An Economist Walks Into a Brothel by Allison Schrager
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The word risk should accompany any decision or action to reflect the relative probability of an alternate outcome to the one anticipated. Typically, that alternative outcome is expected to be negative––loss, damage, injury, or liability.

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Great Leaders Have No Rules by Kevin Kruse
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The term contrarian implies a direct challenge to the status quo and a willingness to throw out the existing rule book in pursuit of a transformative outcome.

In his new book Great Leaders Have No Rules: Contrarian Leadership Principles to Transform
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The Making of a Manager by Julie Zhuo
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For newly-promoted or rookie managers, one of the harshest lessons they will learn is that the skills that got them their promotions will bear no relation to the skills they will need to succeed in those new roles. Being a top-producing salesperson ...more
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Nine Lies About Work by Marcus Buckingham
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You are a leader in your organization and the sum of the functions you perform is called leadership. The declarative nature of such a statement can often prompt heated debates between multiple constituents. Critics may dismiss leadership theory as ...more
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Loonshots by Safi Bahcall
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How does a book by a second-generation physicist on the science of phase transition become a Wall Street Journal best seller, endorsed as a top business book by such familiar names as Malcolm Gladwell and Dan Pink? By presenting the simple ...more
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Unlearn by Barry O'Reilly
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Successful leaders are always learning, but to run a successful business in a fast-shifting business landscape, they will also need to unlearn, according to Barry O’Reilly in his latest book Unlearn.

O’Reilly has created a system for guiding leaders
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