Be Obsessed Or Be Average [Read online]
From the New York Times bestselling author of The 10X Rule and If You’re Not First, You’re Last comes an in-your-face wake-up call for anyone truly ready for success. Some of his maxims: “Criticism is easily avoided by saing nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing. Most people are living their life with nothing to brag or talk about.
A Good Disruption: Redefining Growth in the Twenty-First Century [Read online]
Disruptive technology is one of the defining economic trends of our age, transforming one major industry after another. A Good Disruption highlights some of the huge costs that are at stake, and argues that managing such disruption will be the defining business challenge of the next decade. Rich in relevant case studies, and incorporating industry examples from around the world, A Good Disruption accomplishes the remarkable feat of synthesizing key contemporary trends into a coherent world view of how to seize the potential of our collective futures.
The Mosaic Principle: The Six Dimensions of a Remarkable Life and Career
Lifepersonally and professionallyis lived to the fullest as a mosaic, encompassing a rich and complex set of diverse experiences that provide purpose, meaning, happiness, and success. Yet, the pressures of modern society push us toward narrower focus and deeper specialization in our lives and careers. Our pursuit of specific expertise risks us becoming isolated from those different from us; our lack of shared experience fosters suspicion and conflict.
Your One Word: The Powerful Secret to Creating a Business and Life That Matter
“Evan’s content is always inspirational. With thought-provoking questions and inspiring, instructive examples, Your One Word will help you nail down your personal mottos – the word that captures your purpose and passion. Aimed at entrepreneurs as well as intrapreneurs, managers, and anyone else who wants to achieve success in a powerfully meaningful way, Your One Word more than just a useful tool.
TED Books Box Set: The Business Mind: Beyond Measure, Payoff, and Why We Work
When are bonuses most effective at work. If the reason we work is primarily for a paycheck, why are so many people dissatisfied with their work, despite healthy compensation. Ultimately, Schwartz empowers us all to find great work by proving that the root of what drives us to good work can rarely be incentivized, and the cause of bad work is often an attempt to do just that.
Bottleneckers: Gaming the Government for Power and Private Profit
The Left, Right, and Center all hate them: powerful special interests that use government power for their own private benefit. A bottlenecker” is anyone who uses government power to limit competition and thereby reap monopoly profits and other benefits. Bottleneckers work with politicians to constrict competition, entrepreneurial innovation, and opportunity.
The Aisles Have Eyes: How Retailers Track Your Shopping, Strip Your Privacy, and Define Your Power
A revealing and surprising look at the ways that aggressive consumer advertising and tracking, already pervasive online, are coming to a retail store near you By one expert’s prediction, within twenty years half of Americans will have body implants that tell retailers how they feel about specific products as they browse their local stores. In fact, a hidden surveillance revolution is already taking place inside brick-and-mortar stores, where Americans still do most of their buying. Drawing on his interviews with retail executives, analysis of trade publications, and experiences at insider industry meetings, advertising and digital studies expert Joseph Turow pulls back the curtain on these trends, showing how a new hyper-competitive generation of merchants—including Macy’s, Target, and Walmart—is already using data mining, in-store tracking, and predictive analytics to change the way we buy, undermine our privacy, and define our reputations.
Ambition Addiction: How to Go Slow, Give Thanks, and Discover Joy Within
Ambition is a blessing. This is ambition addiction: the all-encompassing yearning for success at any cost. Self-described ambition addict Benjamin Shalva (Spiritual Cross-Training) has written an insightful and illuminating book for anyone who wants to control that destructive strain of ambition and live with integrity.