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Omnivore’s Dilemma

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

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

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

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

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

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.

The Goal

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

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

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

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.

We’ve Won Awards!

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, […]

Hot, Flat & Crowded

Thomas L. Friedman’s phenomenal number-one bestseller The World Is Flat has helped millions of readers to see the world in a new way. In his new book, Friedman takes a fresh and provocative look at two of the biggest challenges we face today: the economy and the environment.