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Loonshots

How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas That Win Wars, Cure Diseases, and Transform Industries

by Safi Bahcall

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The Alter Ego Effect

The Power of Secret Identities to Transform Your Life

by Herman Todd

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The Expertise Economy

How the Smartest Companies Use Learning to Engage, Compete, and Succeed

by Kelly Palmer and David Blake

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Financial Freedom

A Proven Path to All the Money You Will Ever Need

by Grant Sabatier

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Big Things Have Small Beginnings

Learn To Play The Great Game

by Wes Berry

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Chief Joy Officer

How Great Leaders Elevate Human Energy and Eliminate Fear

by Richard Sheridan

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Company of One

Why Staying Small is the Next Big Thing in Business

by Paul Jarvis

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Insane Mode

How Elon Musk's Tesla Sparked an Electric Revolution to End the Age of Oil

by Hamish McKenzie

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This Is Marketing

You Can't Be Seen Until You Learn to See

by Seth Godin

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Atomic Habits

An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones

by James Clear

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Blitzscaling

The Lightning-Fast Path to Building Massively Valuable Companies

by Reid Hoffman and Chris Yeh

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Way of the Wolf

Straight Line Selling: Master the Art of Persuasion, Influence and Success

by Jordan Belfort

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The Dichotomy of Leadership

Balancing the Challenges of Extreme Ownership

by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin

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Clockwork

Design Your Business To Run Itself

by Mike Michalowicz

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Hyperfocus

How to Be More Productive in a World of Distraction

by Chris Bailey

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Don't Pay for Your MBA

The Faster, Cheaper, Better Way to Get the Business Education You Need

by Laurie Pickard

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Influence

The Psychology of Persuasion

by Robert Cialdini

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Dream Teams

Working Together Without Falling Apart

by Shane Snow

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Subscribed

Why the Subscription Model Will Be Your Company's Future -- And What To Do About It

by Tien Tzuo

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Rebel Talent

Why It Pays to Break the Rules At Work and In Life

by Francesca Gino

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The Creative Curve

How to Develop the Right Idea at the Right Time

by Allen Gannett

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Five Stars

The Communication Secrets to Get from Good to Great

by Carmine Gallo

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The 1-Page Marketing Plan

Get More Customers, Make More Money, and Stand Out From the Crowd

by Allan Dib

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Invested

How Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger Taught Me to Master My Mind, My Emotions, & My Money

by Danielle Town

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The Ceo Next Door

The 4 Behaviors That Transform Ordinary People into World-Class Leaders

by Elena Botelho and Kim Powell

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Measure What Matters

How Google, Bono, and the Gates Foundation Rock the World with OKRs

by John Doerr

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Never Lose a Customer Again

Turn Any Sale Into Lifetime Loyalty in 100 Days

by Joey Coleman

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Crushing It!

How Great Entrepreneurs Build Their Business and Influence -- And How You Can, Too

by Gary Vaynerchuk

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Rise and Grind

Outperform, Outwork, and Outhustle Your Way to a More Successful and Rewarding Life

by Daymond John

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Great at Work

How Top Performers Work Less and Achieve More

by Morten Hansen

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The Motivation Myth

How High Achievers Really Set Themselves Up to Win

by Jeff Haden

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The Culture Code

The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups

by Daniel Coyle

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The Million-Dollar One-Person Business

Make Great Money. Work the Way You Like. Have the Life You Want.

by Elaine Pofeldt

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When

The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing

by Daniel Pink

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Principles

by Ray Dalio

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Your Best Year Ever

A 5-Step Plan For Achieving Your Most Important Goals

by Michael Hyatt

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The Lost Art of Closing

Winning the Ten Commitments That Drive Sales

by Anthony Iannarino

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Building a Story Brand

Clarify Your Message So Customers Will Listen

by Donald Miller

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The Power of Moments

Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact

by Chip Heath and Dan Heath

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The Startup Way

How Modern Companies Use Entrepreneurial Management to Transform Culture & Drive Long-Term Growth

by Eric Ries

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Blue Ocean Shift: Beyond Competing

Proven Steps to Inspire Confidence and Seize New Growth

by W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne

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The Spark and the Grind

Ignite the Power of Disciplined Creativity

by Erik Wahl

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Side Hustle

From Idea to Income in 27 Days

by Chris Guillebeau

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High Performance Habits

How Extraordinary People Become That Way

by Brendon Burchard

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Find Your Why

A Practical Guide for Discovering Purpose For You and Your Team

by Simon Sinek, David Mead and Peter Docker

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Machine, Platform, Crowd

Harnessing Our Digital Future

by Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson

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Angel

How to Invest in Technology Startups

by Jason Calacanis

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Radical Candor

Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity

by Kim Scott

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The Truth About Your Future

The Money Guide You Need Now, Later, and Much Later

by Ric Edelman

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Peak Performance

Elevate Your Game, Avoid Burnout, and Thrive With the New Science of Success

by Brad Stulberg and Steve Magness

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Stretch

Unlock the Power of Less -- and Achieve More Than You Ever Imagined

by Scott Sonenshein

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Extreme Teams

Why Pixar, Netflix, Airbnb, and Other Cutting-Edge Companies Succeed Where Most Fail

by Robert Bruce Shaw

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Hacking Growth

How Today's Fastest-Growing Companies Drive Breakthrough Success

by Sean Ellis and Morgan Brown

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Habit Stacking

127 Small Changes to Improve Your Health, Wealth, and Happiness

by Steve "SJ" Scott

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The Power of Positive Leadership

How and Why Positive Leaders Transform Teams and Organizations and Change the World

by Jon Gordon

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Expert Secrets

The Underground Playbook For Creating a Mass Movement of People Who Will Pay For Your Advice

by Russell Brunson

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The Airbnb Story

How Three Ordinary Guys Disrupted an Industry, Made Billions … and Created Plenty of Controversy

by Leigh Gallagher

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The People Equation

Why Innovation is People, Not Products

by Deborah Piscione and David Crawley

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Speed

How Leaders Accelerate Successful Execution

by John Zenger and Joseph Folkman

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Unshakeable

Your Financial Freedom Playbook

by Tony Robbins

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Narrative and Numbers

The Value of Stories in Business

by Aswath Daomdaran

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The 5 Second Rule

Transform Your Life, Work, and Confidence With Everyday Courage

by Mel Robbins

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Ask More

The Power of Questions to Open Doors, Uncover Solutions, and Spark Change

by Frank Sesno

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Teach and Grow Rich

Share Your Knowledge to Create Global Impact, Freedom and Wealth

by Danny Iny

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More Sales Less Time

Surprisingly Simple Strategies for Today's Crazy-Busy Sellers

by Jill Konrath

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Beyond the E-Myth

The Evolution of an Enterprise: From a Company of One to a Company of 1,000

by Michael Gerber

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The Digital Transformation Handbook

Rethink Your Business For the Digital Age

by David Rogers

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Learning Leadership

The 5 Fundamentals of Becoming an Exemplary Leader

by James Kouzes and Barry Posner

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Simply Brilliant

How Great Organizations Do Ordinary Things in Extraordinary Ways

by William Taylor

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Great Teams

16 Things High Performing Organizations Do Differently

by Don Yaeger

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Sell with a Story

How to Capture Attention, Build Trust, and Close the Sale

by Paul Smith

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Simplify

How the Best Businesses in the World Succeed

by Richard Koch and Greg Lockwood

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Warren Buffett's Ground Rules

Words of Wisdom from the Partnership Letters of the World's Greatest Investor

by Jeremy Miller

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Be Obsessed or Be Average

by Grant Cardone

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The Network Imperative

How to Survive and Grow in the Age of Digital Business Models

by Barry Libert, Megan Beck and Jerry Wind

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