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Barbarians At The Gate

Barbarians At The Gate

The fight to control RJR Nabisco during October and November of 1988 was more than just the largest takeover in Wall Street history.

Omnivore’s Dilemma

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What should we have for dinner? Tracing from source to table each of the food chains that sustain us–whether industrial or organic, alternative or processed–he develops a portrait of the American way of eating.

Coming Apart

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Charles Murray explores the formation of American classes that are different in kind from anything we have ever known, focusing on whites as a way of driving home the fact that the trends he describes do not break along lines of race or ethnicity.

The 4-Hour Workweek

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Forget the old concept of retirement and the rest of the deferred-life plan–there is no need to wait and every reason not to, especially in unpredictable economic times.

Six Pixels of Separation

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Digital marketing expert Mitch Joel unravels the use of timely case studies and fascinating stories, SIX PIXELS OF SEPARATION offers a complete set of the latest tactics, insights, and tools that will empower you to reach a global audience and consumer base.

Words That Work

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Words That Work by Frank Luntz Listen to the podcast now:

Book Summary: In Words That Work, Luntz offers a behind-the-scenes look at how the tactical use of words and phrases affects what we buy, who we vote for, and even what we believe in.

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.