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Steve Jobs

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Based on more than forty interviews with Jobs conducted over two years—as well as interviews with more than a hundred family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues.

Death By China

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Death by China challenges the dominant paradigm of a “Chinese Miracle” – the one featuring a modernizing, progressive Chinese state heading toward political reform and driving global economic growth with its new found embrace of capitalism and freedom.

Socialnomics

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Social media platforms like Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter are fundamentally changing the way businesses and consumers behave. In Socialnomics, Erik Qualman offers a look at the impact of social media on business to reveal what the future holds and how businesses can best take advantage of it.

The Goal

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One of our most controversial shows yet! The Goal is a gripping, fast-paced business novel about overcoming the barriers to making money. You will learn the fundamentals of identifying and solving the problems created by constraints, among other things.

The Upside of Irrationality

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Irrational behavior is a part of human nature, but as MIT professor Ariely has discovered in 20 years of researching behavioral economics, people tend to behave irrationally in a predictable fashion. Drawing on psychology and economics, behavioral economics can show us why cautious people make poor decisions.

Predictably Irrational

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We loved this one! Ariely argues that greater understanding of misunderstood forces (emotions, relativity and social norms) that influence our economic behavior brings a variety of opportunities for reexamining individual motivation, as well as economic and educational policy.

Enchantment

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Apple’s former chief evangelist leads businessfolk down the path to enchantment. The author, a modern-day Dale Carnegie, offers explanations on how to wield the most influence in the digital age.

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We’ve Won Awards!

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We are so excited to let you know that Cocktail Party Statement has recently been honored with awards! Gold Hermes In May, 2011 it was announced that we won a Gold Hermes (pronounced air-mezzzz) award out of over 4400 entries! Hermes Creative Awards recognizes outstanding work of marketing and communication professionals. Gold Communicator In June, […]