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The Big Short

Michael Lewis has written from the perspective of a financial insider for more than 20 years. His first book, Liar’s Poker, was a warts-and-all account of Wall Street culture in the 1980s, when Lewis worked at the investment bank Salomon Brothers.

China’s Megatrends

Naisbitt collaborates with his wife and turns his focus to our competitor to the east. Why has China succeeded while many democratically governed states have failed to make economic progress?

Blink

Blink is about the first two seconds of looking–the decisive glance that knows in an instant. Gladwell, the best-selling author of The Tipping Point, campaigns for snap judgments and mind reading with a gift for translating research into splendid storytelling.

22 Immutable Laws of Branding

Many claim that the 22 Immutable Laws of Branding is the definitive text on branding, pairing anecdotes about some of the best brands with the signature savvy of marketing gurus Al and “media darling” Laura Ries.

Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid

Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid by C K Prahlad Listen to the podcast now:

Book Summary: Five years ago, C.K. Prahalad’s The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid showed companies how they could reignite profits and growth by serving the world’s five billion poorest people. Hundreds of firms have successfully taken […]

Blue Ocean Strategy

Blue Ocean Strategy by Chan Kim & Renee Mauborgne _____________________________________________________________ Listen to the podcast now: .

_____________________________________________________________ Book Summary: Kim and Mauborgne’s blue ocean metaphor elegantly summarizes their vision of the kind of expanding, competitor-free markets that innovative companies can navigate.

Empowered

Empowered by Josh Bernoff Listen to the podcast now:

Book Summary: Empowered – explains how to transform your company by unleashing the mighty force of these HEROes. Like John Bernier and Ben Hedrington at Best Buy, who built an army of 2,500 tweeting employees to reach out to customers online. Or Ross Inglis, who

Why We Buy

Why We Buy by Paco Underhill Listen to the podcast now:

Book Summary: Why We Buy – Revolutionary retail guru Paco Underhill provides a witty bestselling book on our ever-evolving consumer culture — full of fresh observations and

Freakonomics

Freakonomics argues that many apparent mysteries of everyday life don’t need to be so mysterious: they could be illuminated and made even more fascinating by asking the right questions and drawing connections.

Duct Tape Marketing

Duct Tape Marketing by John Jantsch Listen to the podcast now:

Show Notes: Description from Amazon.com: Duct Tape Marketing is the small business marketing road map – A collection of proven tools and tactics woven together in a step-by-step marketing system that shows small business owners exactly what to do to market and grow […]

The Brand Gap

The Brand Gap provides an excellent resource of how to gap the distance between the creative and the analytical and prove the value and necessity of developing and fostering a brand. Neumeier reminds us that the ultimate moment of truth for all brands is the customer experience.

Imran

Our 10th episode with an interview with Professor Imran Currim. In our brief conversation we talked about the world of marketing, how things have changed, projects that he is currently working on and more. This was a very special episode – don’t miss it!