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Never Eat Alone

by Ken Ferazzi (2005) An interesting title for a business book that has absolutely nothing to do with the culinary arts. Keith Ferrazzi presents a compelling story and lots of interesting strategies about how to develop an active network of personal … Continue reading

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Creative Confidence: Unleashing the Creative Potential Within Us All

By  Tom Kelley and David Kelley (2013) IDEO founder and Stanford creator David Kelley and his brother Tom Kelley, IDEO partner and the author of the bestselling The Art of Innovation, have written a powerful and compelling book on unleashing the … Continue reading

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The Startup Owner’s Manual: Step-by-Step Guide or Building a Great Company

By:  Steve Blank and Bob Dorf (2012)   This book is a step – by – step how – to guide that details a process for building a successful, profitable, scalable startup. Don’t attempt to read this book in a … Continue reading

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The New Art of Managing People

Person-to-Person Skills, Guidelines, and Techniques every Manager Needs to Guide, Direct, and Motivate the Team. By Phil Hunsaker & Tony Alessandra Person to person skills is the key to developing an effective team that has satisfied, energetic workers. Letting your … Continue reading

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Business Model Generation

by Alexander Osterwalder & Yves Pigneur Business model generation is a practical, inspiring handbook for anyone striving to improve a business model – or craft a new one. Business model generation will teach shoot par fallen practical innovation techniques used … Continue reading

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The Fundamentals of Organizational Behavior: What Managers Need to Know

By Henry L. Tosi & Neal P. Mero The authors provide a very readable integration of organizational behavior concepts and research findings illustrating the “hard skills” in managing people.  This is a lively and concise primer targeted for individuals who … Continue reading

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So You Want To Be An Entrepreneur? How to Decide if Starting A Business is really for You.

Written by Jon Gillespie Brown, 2008. This book is written in an easy-to-read style designed to help you decide if you want to become an entrepreneur, using you as a starting point. It’s based around a series of mentor sessions, guiding … Continue reading

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Leadership Moments: Turning Points that Changed Lives and Organizations

Leadership moments are a real part of the life of almost every entrepreneur and CEO. Thing go wrong, circumstances unfold badly and difficult situations occur. Responding to these events calls for strong perseverance and persistence and a never die attitude. … Continue reading

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