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Book Cover: Beyond the Label: Women, Leadership, and Success on Our Own Terms

Beyond the Label: Women, Leadership, and Success on Our Own Terms

Author: Maureen Chiquet

ISBN: 9780062655707

The former global CEO of Chanel charts her unlikely path from literature major to global chief executive, guiding readers to move beyond the confines of staid expectations and discover their own true paths, strengths, and leadership values.Driven. Shy. Leader. Wife. Mother. We live in a world of categories - labels...

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Book Cover: Behemoth: A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World

Behemoth: A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World

Author: JOSHUA B FREEMAN

ISBN: 9780393246315

A sweeping, global history of the rise of the factory and its effects on society.We live in a factory-made world: modern life is built on three centuries of advances in factory production, efficiency, and technology. But giant factories have also fueled our fears about the future since their beginnings, when...

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Book Cover: Data for the People: How to Make Our Post-Privacy Economy Work for You

Data for the People: How to Make Our Post-Privacy Economy Work for You

Author: Andreas Weigend

ISBN: 9780465044696

Every time we Google something, Facebook someone, Uber somewhere, or even just turn on a light, we create data that businesses collect and use to make decisions about us. In many ways this has improved our lives, yet, we as individuals do not benefit from this wealth of data as...

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Book Cover: Like She Owns the Place: Give Yourself the Gift of Confidence and Ignite Your Inner Magic

Like She Owns the Place: Give Yourself the Gift of Confidence and Ignite Your Inner Magic

Author: Cara Alwill Leyba

ISBN: 9780525533108

From the woman who has built an empire of badass female entrepreneurs comes the long-awaited sequel to Girl Code.Cara Alwill Leyba's riveting voice and kinship with her audience drove the self-published success of Girl Code, a book that encouraged women to support each other in the business community. Now her...

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Book Cover: The Career Playbook: Essential Advice for Today's Aspiring Young Professional

The Career Playbook: Essential Advice for Today's Aspiring Young Professional

Author: James M. Citrin

ISBN: 9780553446968

Are you about to graduate and begin your job search? Or are you a young professional trying to choose the right field or looking for that perfect position that will catapult your career? Figuring out a career and getting a great job has never been more difficult. On top of...

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Book Cover: Pathways to Possibility: Transforming Our Relationship with Ourselves, Each Other, and the World

Pathways to Possibility: Transforming Our Relationship with Ourselves, Each Other, and the World

Author: Rosamund Stone Zander

ISBN: 9780670025183

"Rosamund Zander is a miracle. Her generous voice will resonate with you, change you and help you create work that matters." - Seth Godin, author of The Icarus Deception"Fresh, compelling, and uplifting." - BOOKLIST The bestselling author of The Art of Possibility returns with a new vision for achieving true...

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Book Cover: Anticipate: The Art of Leading by Looking Ahead

Anticipate: The Art of Leading by Looking Ahead

Author: Rob-Jan de Jong

ISBN: 9780814449073

Describes the practices that make successful business visionaries, including detecting change early, developing a coherent vision based on emerging trends, and creating scenarios that make game-changing products and strategies. --Publisher's description.

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Book Cover: What To Do When Machines Do Everything: How to Get Ahead in a World of AI, Algorithms, Bots, and Big Data

What To Do When Machines Do Everything: How to Get Ahead in a World of AI, Algorithms, Bots, and Big Data

Author: Malcolm Frank

ISBN: 9781119278665

The essential playbook for the future of your business What To Do When Machines Do Everything is a guidebook to succeeding in the next generation of the digital economy. When systems running on Artificial Intelligence can drive our cars, diagnose medical patients, and manage our finances more effectively than humans...

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Book Cover: Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity

Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity

Author: Kim Malone Scott

ISBN: 9781250103505

"I raced through RADICAL CANDOR--It's thrilling to learn a framework that shows how to be both a better boss and a better colleague. RADICAL CANDOR is packed with illuminating truths, insightful advice, and practical suggestions, all illustrated with engaging (and often funny) stories from Kim Scott's own experiences at places...

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Book Cover: Credit Repair: Improve and Protect Your Credit

Credit Repair: Improve and Protect Your Credit

Author: Amy Loftsgordon

ISBN: 9781413324280

Bad credit can prevent you from getting a mortgage, car loan, credit card, apartment, or even a job. It can also mean paying a bundle in rates and fees for any loans or credit you do get.Use this comprehensive how-to manual to rebuild bad credit and protect improved credit. Learn...

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Book Cover: 100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings: How to Get By Without Even Trying

100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings: How to Get By Without Even Trying

Author: Sarah Cooper

ISBN: 9781449476052

Funny because it's true. From the creator of the viral sensation "10 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings" (5 million views and hundreds of thousands of shares) comes the must-have book you never knew you needed, "100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings. " In it, you will learn how...

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Book Cover: Hog Wild: The Battle for Workers' Rights at the World's Largest Slaughterhouse

Hog Wild: The Battle for Workers' Rights at the World's Largest Slaughterhouse

Author: Lynn Waltz

ISBN: 9781609385859

When Smithfield Foods opened its pork processing plant in Tar Heel, North Carolina, in 1992, workers in the rural area were thrilled to have jobs at what was billed as "the largest slaughterhouse in the world." However, they soon left in droves because of the fast, unrelenting line speed and...

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Book Cover: Life After Google: The Fall of Big Data and the Rise of the Blockchain Economy

Life After Google: The Fall of Big Data and the Rise of the Blockchain Economy

Author: George Gilder

ISBN: 9781621575764

"Google's algorithms assume the world's future is nothing more than the next moment in a random process. George Gilder shows how deep this assumption goes, what motivates people to make it, and why it's wrong: the future depends on human action." - Peter Thiel, founder of PayPal and Palantir Technologies...

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Book Cover: Videocracy: How YouTube Is Changing the World . . . with Double Rainbows, Singing Foxes, and Other Trends We Can't Stop Watching

Videocracy: How YouTube Is Changing the World . . . with Double Rainbows, Singing Foxes, and Other Trends We Can't Stop Watching

Author: Kevin Allocca

ISBN: 9781632866745

From YouTube's Head of Culture and Trends, a rousing and illuminating behind-the-scenes exploration of internet video's massive impact on our world.Whether your favorite YouTube video is a cat on a Roomba, "Gangnam Style," the "Bed Intruder" song, an ASAPscience explainer, Rebecca Black's "Friday," or the "Evolution of Dance," Kevin Allocca's...

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Book Cover: How To Go Viral and Reach Millions: Top Persuasion Secrets from Social Media Superstars, Jesus, Shakespeare, Oprah, and Even Donald Trump

How To Go Viral and Reach Millions: Top Persuasion Secrets from Social Media Superstars, Jesus, Shakespeare, Oprah, and Even Donald Trump

Author: Joseph Romm

ISBN: 9781944733773

Learn the simple trick to telling viral stories used by Hollywood's best screenwriters and viral superstars like Oprah. And that's just in Chapter Two, which Emmy-nominated screenwriter Adam Gilad says is "worth the whole book." "Romm has written an indispensable book for everyone who tweets, who posts online or who...

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