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The A method for hiring

By Geoff Smart and Randy Street (2006)

Management

Whether you’re a member of a board of directors looking for a new CEO, the owner of a small business searching for the right people to make your company grow, or a parent in need of a new babysitter, it’s all about Who. Inside you’ll learn how to • avoid common “voodoo hiring” methods • define the outcomes you seek • generate a flow of A Players to your..

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The 4-Hour Work Week

Escape the 9-5, Live Anywhere and Join the New Rich

By Tim Ferriss (2011)

Business

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. Whether your dream is escaping the rat race, experiencing high-end world travel, earning a monthly five-figure income with zero management, or just living more and working less, this book is the...

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Le Problème Spinoza

By Irvin Yalom (2014)

Literature

Amsterdam, février 1941. Le Reichleiter Rosenberg, chargé de la confiscation des biens culturels des juifs dans les territoires occupés, fait main basse sur la bibliothèque de Baruch Spinoza. Qui était-il donc ce philosophe, excommunié en 1656 par la communauté juive d'Amsterdam et banni de sa propre famille, pour, trois siècles après sa mort, exercer une telle...

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Man's Search for Meaning

By Viktor E. Frankl (2006)

Psychology

Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl's memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual survival. Between 1942 and 1945 Frankl labored in four different camps, including Auschwitz, while his parents, brother, and pregnant wife perished. Based on his own experience and the experiences of others he treated...

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First, Break All The Rules

What the World's Greatest Managers Do Differently

By Gallup (2016)

Management

Gallup presents the remarkable findings of its revolutionary study of more than 80,000 managers in First, Break All the Rules, revealing what the world’s greatest managers do differently. With vital performance and career lessons and ideas for how to apply them, it is a must-read for managers at every level. First, Break All the Rules presents vital performance and...

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Principles

Life and Work

By Ray Dalio (2017)

Management

Ray Dalio, one of the world’s most successful investors and entrepreneurs, shares the unconventional principles that he’s developed, refined, and used over the past forty years to create unique results in both life and business—and which any person or organization can adopt to help achieve their goals. In Principles, Dalio shares what he’s learned...

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Extreme Ownership

How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win

By Jocko Willink & Leif Babin (2017)

Leadership

Combat, the most intense and dynamic environment imaginable, teaches the toughest leadership lessons, with absolutely everything at stake. Jocko Willink and Leif Babin learned this reality first-hand on the most violent and dangerous battlefield in Iraq. As leaders of SEAL Team Three's Task Unit Bruiser, their mission was one many thought impossible: help U.S. forces...

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Get Sh*t Done

The Ultimate Guide to Productivity, Procrastination, and Profitability

By Jeffrey Gitomer (2019)

Business

Do you want to do more, accomplish more? Of course you do, everyone does. So, what's stopping you? Get Sh*t Done not only shows you what's preventing you from daily achievement, it provides the tools and the strategies to help you get to where you want to be. Get Sh*t Done is much more than just the title of this book, it's the method that unlocks the secrets of...

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Play Bigger

How Pirates, Dreamers, and Innovators Create and Dominate Markets

By Al Ramadan, Dave Peterson, Christopher Lochhead & Kevin Maney (2016)

Business

The founders of a respected Silicon Valley advisory firm study legendary category-creating companies and reveal a groundbreaking discipline called category design. Winning today isn’t about beating the competition at the old game. It’s about inventing a whole new game—defining a new market category, developing it, and dominating it over time. You can’t build a...

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Small Giants

Companies That Choose to be Great Instead of Big

By Bo Burlingham (2007)

Business

It's widely accepted in business that great companies grow their revenues and profits year after year - but bigger is not necessarily better. In Small Giants, journalist Bo Burlingham takes us deep inside fourteen remarkable privately held companies, from a brewery to a record label, that chose a different path to success. These organizations quietly rejected the...

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Measure What Matters

How Google, Bono, and the Gates Foundation Rock the World with OKRs

By John Doerr (2018)

Management

Legendary venture capitalist John Doerr reveals how the goal-setting system of Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) has helped tech giants from Intel to Google achieve explosive growth—and how it can help any organization thrive. In the fall of 1999, John Doerr met with the founders of a start-up whom he'd just given $12.5 million, the biggest...

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7 Powers

The Foundations of Business Strategy

By Hamilton Helmer (2016)

Leadership

7 Powers breaks fresh ground by constructing a comprehensive strategy toolset that is easy for you to learn, communicate and quickly apply.Drawing on his decades of experience as a business strategy advisor, active equity investor and Stanford University teacher, Hamilton Helmer develops from first principles a practical theory of Strategy rooted in the notion of...

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Bad Blood

By John Carreyrou (2019)

Business

The full inside story of the breathtaking rise and shocking collapse of Theranos, the one-time multibillion-dollar biotech startup founded by Elizabeth Holmes—now the subject of the HBO documentary The Inventor—by the prize-winning journalist who first broke the story and pursued it to the end...

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