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Trump: The Way to the Top
The Best Business Advice I Ever Received
Written by Donald J. Trump


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
Publisher: Crown Business
On Sale: May 18, 2004
Price: $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-4000-5016-1 (1-4000-5016-2)

Donald Trump has asked many of the brightest, most successful businesspeople he knows—and some he doesn't know—to answer this question: What's the best business advice you ever received? The result is a compelling resource of wisdom and wit that reveals how some of the most accomplished people conduct their personal and... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Getting Past No
Negotiating in Difficult Situations
Written by William Ury


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: January 1, 1993
Price: $17.00
ISBN: 978-0-553-37131-4 (0-553-37131-2)

Ury, co-founder and Associate Director of Harvard Law School’s Program on Negotiation, has developed a proven, breakthrough strategy for turning adversaries into negotiating partners. With a practical five-step method, Getting Past No shows students how to: disarm an angry adversary and break through his resistance, stand up for yourself without provoking... Read more >
Also available as an abridged audio CD, abridged audiobook download and an eBook.

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The Go Point
When It's Time to Decide--Knowing What to Do and When to Do It
Written by Michael Useem


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Crown Business
On Sale: March 24, 2009
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-1-4000-8299-5 (1-4000-8299-4)

What do you do when it’s time to get off the fence?

One of the world’s most noted leadership experts, Michael Useem uses dramatic story­telling to show how to master the art and science of being decisive. He places the reader in the middle of people who faced their go point... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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The Leadership Moment
Nine True Stories of Triumph and Disaster and Their Lessons for Us All
Written by Michael Useem
Foreword by Warren Bennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Crown Business
On Sale: November 2, 1999
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-0-8129-3230-0 (0-8129-3230-7)

These inspiring and dramatic stories are for people in all walks of life--people who want to be ready when their own leadership is on the line and when their actions, large or small, will shape the future of others. You'll see:

Merck's Roy Vagelos committing hundreds of millions of dollars to develop... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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The Toughest Show on Earth

Written by Joseph Volpe and Charles Michener


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $17.00
ISBN: 978-1-4000-9675-6 (1-4000-9675-8)

A fascinating, anecdote-filled behind-the-scenes look at more than forty years of the highlights, successes, and day-to-day inner workings—all about productions, the divas, and backstage dramas—of New York’s Metropolitan Opera House, by Joseph Volpe, the only general manager to have risen through the ranks.

This book is the story of Volpe’s years... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Sam Walton
Made In America
Written by Sam Walton
Contribution by John Huey


Format: Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: June 1, 1993
Price: $7.99
ISBN: 978-0-553-56283-5 (0-553-56283-5)

Meet a genuine American folk hero cut from the homespun cloth of America's heartland: Sam Walton, who parlayed a single dime store in a hardscrabble cotton town into Wal-Mart, the largest retailer in the world. The undisputed merchant king of the late twentieth century, Sam never lost the common touch. Here... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Father, Son & Co.
My Life at IBM and Beyond
Written by Thomas J. Watson and Peter Petre


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: February 29, 2000
Price: $21.00
ISBN: 978-0-553-38083-5 (0-553-38083-4)

In this eloquent first-person account of a family drama that changed the face of American business, the man who transformed IBM into the world's largest computer company reflects on his lifelong partnership with his father--and how their management style and shared dedication to excellence united to create a unique corporate culture... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Self-help Messiah
Dale Carnegie and Success in Modern America
Written by Steven Watts


Format: Hardcover, 592 pages
Publisher: Other Press
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-59051-502-0 (1-59051-502-1)

Dale Carnegie was born in rural Missouri, his father a poor farmer, his mother a successful preacher. To make ends meet he tried his hand at various sales jobs, and his failure to convince his customers to buy what he had to offer eventually became the fuel behind his future glory... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Integrity Selling for the 21st Century
How to Sell the Way People Want to Buy
Written by Ron Willingham


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
Publisher: Crown Business
On Sale: June 17, 2003
Price: $24.00
ISBN: 978-0-385-50956-5 (0-385-50956-1)

Since the publication of Ron Willingham’s enormously successful first book, Integrity Selling, his sales program has been adopted by dozens of Fortune 500 companies, such as Johnson & Johnson and IBM, as well as the American Red Cross and the New York Times. In his new book, Integrity Selling for the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Real Leaders Don't Do PowerPoint
How to Sell Yourself and Your Ideas
Written by Christopher Witt and Dale Fetherling


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
Publisher: Crown Business
On Sale: February 3, 2009
Price: $23.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-40770-2 (0-307-40770-5)

What makes a great speech by a leader memorable was likely a mix of authenticity, stage presence, masterful delivery, and–above all–an inspirational message. Nobody ever walked out of a great speech saying, “I loved the way she used PowerPoint.” Yet, all too often, speakers rely on tools like it to carry... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Take Command
Lessons in Leadership: How to Be a First Responder in Business
Written by Jake Wood


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
Publisher: Crown Business
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $25.00
ISBN: 978-0-8041-3838-3 (0-8041-3838-9)

Take Command, by co-founder and CEO of Team Rubicon and former Marine sniper Jake Wood, shows readers how to take hard-learned lessons in leadership and teamwork from the battlefield and disaster zone and apply them to your career and professional life.
 
While most of our jobs don’t involve leading a tour of...

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.

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Zig
The Autobiography of Zig Ziglar
Written by Zig Ziglar


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: WaterBrook Press
On Sale: February 17, 2004
Price: $19.00
ISBN: 978-0-385-50297-9 (0-385-50297-4)

Every year, Zig Ziglar travels all over the world delivering a resounding message of hope and commitment in forums ranging from high-powered business conferences and church leadership assemblies to youth conventions and educational gatherings.

In Zig, Ziglar chronicles another kind of journey: his own transformation from a struggling, not terribly successful... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
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