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As of 8/19/16


The 4-hour workweek : escape 9-5, live anywhere, and join the new rich / Timothy Ferriss., HD6955 .F435 2009

The 7 habits of highly effective people : powerful lessons in personal change / Stephen R. Covey., BF637.S8 C68 2013

The 10% entrepreneur : live your startup dream without quitting your day job / Patrick J. McGinnis.HD62.5 .M3867 2016

The 11 laws of likability : relationship networking-- because people do business with people they like / Michelle Tillis Lederman., HD69.S8 L44 2012

28 business thinkers who changed the world : the management gurus and mavericks who changed the way we think about business / Rhymer Rigby., HC29 .R54 2011

The 33 Strategies of War / Robert Greene., BJ1581.2 .G694 2007

The 48 laws of power / Robert Greene., BD438 .G74 2000

101 great answers to the toughest interview questions / Ron Fry., HF5549.5.I6 F75 2009

201 great ideas for your small business / Jane Applegate., HD62.7 .A64 2011

#AskGaryVee : one entrepreneur's take on leadership, social media, & self-awareness / Gary Vaynerchuk., HF5415 .V323 2016

#Girlboss / Sophia Amoruso., HD6053 .A56 2014

The age of cryptocurrency : how bitcoin and digital money are challenging the global economic order / Paul Vigna and Michael J. Casey., HF5548.32 .V54 2015

The AIG story / Maurice R. Greenberg, Lawrence A. Cunningham., HG8540.A43 G74 2013

The alchemists : three central bankers and a world on fire / Neil Irwin., HG1811 .I79 2013

American icon : Alan Mulally and the fight to save Ford Motor Company / Bryce G. Hoffman., HD9710.U54 F636 2012

America's bank : the epic struggle to create the Federal Reserve / Roger Lowenstein., HG2563 .L69 2015

The art of people : 11 simple people skills that will get you everything you want / Dave Kerpen., HF5548.8 .K4367 2016

The art of risk : the new science of courage, caution, & chance / Kayt Sukel., BF637.R57 S85 2016

The big short : inside the doomsday machine / Michael Lewis., HC106.83 .L5 2011

The big win : learning from the legends to become a more successful investor / Stephen L. Weiss., HG4910 .W3678 2012

The billion dollar mistake : learning the art of investing through the missteps of legendary investors / Stephen L. Weiss., HG4910 .W368 2010

Blind spots : 10 business myths you can't afford to believe on your new path to success / Alexandra Levit., HF5381 .L35627 2011

The Bogleheads' guide to investing / Taylor Larimore, Mel Lindauer, Michael LeBoeuf  ;  foreword by John C. Bogle., HG4521 .L3194 2006

Breaking out : how to build influence in a world of competing ideas / John Butman., HF5415.153 .B885 2013

Brewing up a business : adventures in beer from the founder of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery / Sam Calagione., HD9397.D644 C35 2011

Buy-in : saving your good idea from getting shot down / John P. Kotter and Lorne A. Whitehead., HF5438.5 .K686 2010

Chasing perfection : a behind-the-scenes look at the high-stakes game of creating an NBA champion / Andy Glockner., GV885.7 .G56 2016

The checklist manifesto : how to get things right / Atul Gawande., RA399.A1 G39 2010b

Compelling people : the hidden qualities that make us influential / John Neffinger and Matthew Kohut., BF774 .N44 2013

The confidence code : the science and art of self-assurance--what women should know / Katty Kay and Claire Shipman., BF575.S39 K39 2014

The consulting Bible : everything you need to know to create and expand a seven-figure consulting practice / Alan Weiss., HD69.C6 .W4588 2011

Contagious : why things catch on / Jonah Berger., HF5415.153 .B463 2013

Creating good work : the world's leading social entrepreneurs show how to build a healthy economy / edited by Ron Schultz ; foreword by Cheryl L. Dorsey., HD60 .C74 2013

Creative confidence : unleashing the creative potential within us all / Tom Kelley & David Kelley., HD53 .K4534 2013

Crowdsourcing : why the power of the crowd is driving the future of business / Jeff Howe., HD58.8 .H693 2008

Crucial conversations : tools for talking when stakes are high / Kerry Patterson ... [et al.]., BF637.C45 C78 2012

Data-ism : the revolution transforming decision making, consumer behavior, and almost everything else / Steve Lohr., QA76.9.C66 L64 2015

Dealing with China : an insider unmasks the new economic superpower / Henry M. Paulson Jr., HC427.95 .P38 2015

Dear chairman : boardroom battles and the rise of shareholder activism / Jeff Gramm., HD2744 .G73 2015

Decision quality : value creation from better business decisions / Carl Spetzler, Hannah Winter, Jennifer Meyer., HD30.23 .S687 2016

The devil's deal : an insider's tale of how money is made / Andreas Loizou., HG4515 .L65 2012

Die empty : unleash your best work every day / Todd Henry., HF5549.5.J63 H37 2013

Disrupted : my misadventure in the start-up bubble / Dan Lyons., HD62.5 .L97 2016

Drive : the surprising truth about what motivates us / Daniel H. Pink., BF503 .P475 2009

Driven to delight : delivering world-class customer experience the Mercedes-Benz way / Joseph A. Michelli., HD9710.G44 D3845 2016

The E-myth revisited : why most small businesses don't work and what to do about it / Michael E. Gerber., HD62.7 .G458 1995

Elon Musk : Tesla, SpaceX, and the quest for a fantastic future / Ashlee Vance., HC102.5.M87 V36 2015

Empire state of mind : how Jay-Z went from street corner to corner office / Zack O'Malley Greenburg., ML420.J29 G74 2011

Enchantment : the art of changing hearts, minds, and actions / Guy Kawasaki., HD30.3 .K38 2011

The entrepreneur equation : evaluating the realities, risks, and rewards of owning your own business / by Carol Roth., HB615 .R68 2011

The entrepreneurial state : debunking public vs. private sector myths / Mariana Mazzucato., HB615 .M372797 2015

Essential money guidebook: simple and sustainable personal finance for real people / Wes Karchut, M.B.A. ; Darby Karchut, M.Ed., HG179 .K37 2013

Everyone communicates, few connect : what the most effective people do differently / John C. Maxwell., HF5718 .M387 2010

The everything store : Jeff Bezos and the age of Amazon / Brad Stone., Z473.A485 S76 2013

Fast food nation : the dark side of the all-American meal / Eric Schlosser., TX945.3 .S355 2005

The firm : the story of McKinsey and its secret influence on American business / Duff McDonald., HD69.C6 M386 2013

Fluke : the math and myth of coincidence / Joseph Mazur., QA612.24 .M39 2016

For what it's worth : business wisdom from a pawnbroker / Les Gold., HG2071 .G65 2013

Freakonomics : a rogue economist explores the hidden side of everything / Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner., HB74.P8 L479 2009

Give and take : a revolutionary approach to success / Adam Grant., BF637.S8 G6855 2013

The goal : a process of ongoing improvement / by Eliyahu M. Goldratt and Jeff Cox., PR9510.9.G64 G6 2004

Good to great to gone : the 60 year rise and fall of Circuit City / Alan Wurtzel., HF5468 .W87 2012

Good to great : why some companies make the leap--and others don't / Jim Collins.;Good to great : why some companies make the leap--and others don't / Jim Collins., HD57.7 .C645 2001

Good to great : why some companies make the leap--and others don't / Jim Collins.;Good to great : why some companies make the leap--and others don't / Jim Collins., HD57.7 .C645 2001

The green and the black : the complete story of the shale revolution, the fight over fracking, and the future of energy / Gary Sernovitz., TD195.G3 S45 2016

Hess : the last oil baron / Tina Davis, Jessica Resnick-Ault., HD9570.H47 D39 2016

How successful people think : change your thinking, change your life / John C. Maxwell., BF637.S8 M3417 2009

How the stock market works : a beginner's guide to investment / Michael Becket., HG4529.5 .B43 2011

How to close a deal like Warren Buffett : lessons from the world's greatest dealmaker / Tom Searcy and Henry DeVries., HG4521 .S357836 2013

How to fly a horse : the secret history of creation, invention, and discovery / Kevin Ashton., B105.C74 A84 2015

How to win friends and influence people / Dale Carnegie., BF637.S8 C37 2009

How to win friends and influence people in the digital age / Dale Carenegie & Associates, Inc. ; with Brent Cole., BF774 .H59 2011

How will you measure your life? / Clayton M. Christensen, James Allworth, and Karen Dillon., BF637.S4 C4996 2012

The human brand : how we relate to people, products, and companies / Chris Malone, Susan T. Fiske., HF5415.32 .M36 2013

I will teach you to be rich / by Ramit Sethi., HG179 .S4246 2009

The innovators : how a group of hackers, geniuses, and geeks created the digital revolution / Walter Isaacson., QA76.2.A2 I87 2014

Inside Apple : how America's most admired--and secretive--company really works / Adam Lashinsky., HD9696.2.U64 A6737 2012

Insight out : get ideas out of your head and into the world / Tina Seelig., BF408 .S3866 2015

The introverted leader : building on your quiet strength / Jennifer B. Kahnweiler., BF637.L4 K27 2013

The introvert's guide to professional success : how to let your quiet competence be your career advantage : a program to leverage your strengths / Joyce Shelleman., HF5386 .H37 2012

Jackie's delectable delights : a simple guide to impressive baking / written and photographed by Jackie Guzman., TX763 .G89 2016

Leaders eat last : why some teams pull together and others don't / Simon Sinek., HD57.7 .S5487 2014

The leadership challenge : how to make extraordinary things happen in organizations / James M. Kouzes, Barry Z. Posner., HD57.7 .K68 2012

Leadership lessons from the race to the South Pole : why Amundsen lived and Scott died / Fergus O'Connell., HD69.P75 O284 2015

Lean in : for graduates / Sheryl Sandberg, with Nell Scovell., HD6054.3 .S265 2014

Lean in : women, work, and the will to lead / Sheryl Sandberg with Nell Scovell., HD6054.3 .S265 2013

The legacy of Steve Jobs : Apple through the years., HD9696.2.U62 J637 2011

Lincoln : the unknown / Dale Carnegie., E457 .C28 1959

Marketing 3.0 : from products to customers to the human spirit / Philip Kotler, Hermawan Kartajaya, Iwan Setiawan., HF5415 .K68 2010

Money girl's : smart moves to grow rich / Laura D. Adams., HG179 .A323 2011

Moneyball : the art of winning an unfair game / Michael Lewis., GV880 .L49 2004

The motivation manifesto : 9 declarations to claim your personal power / Brendon Burchard., BF503 .B873 2014

My Korean deli : risking it all for a convenience store / Ben Ryder Howe., HF5469.55.U63 N4946 2012

Netflixed : the epic battle for America's eyeballs / Gina Keating., HD9697.V544 N484 2012

Never enough : Donald Trump and the pursuit of success / Michael D'Antonio., HC102.5.T78 D36 2015

The new tycoons : inside the trillion dollar private equity industry that owns everything / Jason Kelly., HG4751 .K45 2012

The nonverbal advantage : secrets and science of body language at work / Carol Kinsey Goman., BF637.N66 G66 2008

One nation under God : how corporate America invented Christian America / Kevin M. Kruse., BR517 .K78 2015

Onward : how Starbucks fought for its life without losing its soul / Howard Schultz ; with Joanne Gordon., HD9199.U54 S735 2011

Originals : how non-conformists move the world / Adam Grant., HD53 .G742 2016

Outliers : the story of success / Malcolm Gladwell., BF637.S8 G533 2011

The personal MBA : A world-class business education in a single volume / Josh Kaufman., HD31 .K343 2010

Peter Drucker's five most important questions : enduring wisdom for young leaders / Peter F. Drucker ; with Frances Hesselbein [and nineteen others] ; edited by Peter Economy., HD57.7 .D78 2015

The physics of Wall Street : a brief history of predicting the unpredictable / James Owen Weatherall., HG4910 .W357 2014

The power of broke : how empty pockets, a tight budget, and a hunger for success can become your greatest competitive advantage / Daymond John with Daniel Paisner., HD62.5 .J6336 2016

The power of habit : why we do what we do in life and business / Charles Duhigg., BF335 .D76 2012

The power of negative thinking : an unconventional approach to achieving positive results / Bob Knight., GV884.K58 A3 2013

Predictably irrational : the hidden forces that shape our decisions / Dan Ariely., BF448 .A75 2010

Presence : bringing your boldest self to your biggest challenges / Amy Cuddy., BF575.S39 C83 2015

Prince of darkness : the untold story of Jeremiah G. Hamilton, Wall Street's first black millionaire / Shane White., HG172.H36 W45 2015

Quench your own thirst : business lessons learned over a beer or two / Jim Koch., HD9397.U54 B675 2016

Raise the bar : an action-based method for maximum customer reactions / Jon Taffer ; with Karen Kelly., HD31 .T237 2013

A random walk down Wall Street : the time-tested strategy for successful investing / Burton G. Malkiel., HG4521 .M284 2015

A random walk down Wall Street : the time-tested strategy for successful investing / Burton G. Malkiel., HG4521 .M284 2011

Red thread thinking : weaving together connections for brillant ideas and profitable innovation / Debra Kaye with Karen Kelly., HD53 .K39 2013

Rethinking the MBA : business education at a crossroads / Srikant M. Datar, David A. Garvin, Patrick G. Cullen., HF1131 .D38 2010

Rework / Jason Fried & David Heinemeier Hansson., HD31 .F755 2010

The risk factor : why every organization needs big risks, bold characters and the occasional spectacular failure / Deborah Perry Piscione., HB615 .P487 2014

Risky is the new safe : the rules have changed : a rock opera / by Randy Gage., HB615 .G34 2013

Salt, sugar, fat : how the food giants hooked us / Michael Moss., RA784 .M638 2013

Shoe dog : a memoir by the creator of Nike / Phil Knight., HD9992.U52 K555 2016

The signal and the noise : why so many predictions fail -- but some don't / Nate Silver., CB158 .S54 2012

Smart money smart kids : raising the next generation to win with money / Dave Ramsey, Rachel Cruze., HG179 .R31562 2014

Smart pricing : how Google, Priceline, and leading businesses use pricing innovation for profitability / Jagmohan Raju, Z. John Zhang., HF5416.5 .R35 2010

Smart talk : the public speaker's guide to success in every situation / Lisa B. Marshall., PN4129.15 .M365 2013

Smarter faster better : the secrets of productivity in life and business / Charles Duhigg., BF431 .D8185 2016

Sprint : how to solve big problems and test new ideas in just five days / Jake Knapp ; with John Zeratsky and Braden Kowitz., HD30.29 .K63 2016

Start something that matters / Blake Mycoskie., HF5414 .M93 2011

Start with why : how great leaders inspire everyone to take action / Simon Sinek., HD57.7 .S549 2009

Startup communities : building an entrepreneurial ecosystem in your city / Brad Feld., HB615 .F45 2012

Steve Jobs / Walter Isaacson., QA76.2.J63 I722 2012

The storyteller's secret : from TED speakers to business legends, why some ideas catch on and others don't / Carmine Gallo., HF5718 .G3533 2016

Strategy rules : five timeless lessons from Bill Gates, Andy Grove, and Steve jobs / David B. Yoffie and Michael A. Cusumano., HD30.28 .Y633 2015

Sun Tzu and the art of business : six strategic principles for managers / Mark R. McNeilly., HD30.28 .M3857 2012

Super Mario : how Nintendo conquered America / Jeff Ryan., HD9993.E454 N5767 2011

Switch : how to change things when change is hard / Chip Heath and Dan Heath., BF637.C4 H43 2010

Take the stairs : 7 steps to achieving true success / Rory Vaden., HF5386 .V143 2012

Team of teams : new rules of engagement for a complex world / General Stanley McChrystal (U.S. Army, retired), with Tantum Collins, David Silverman, and Chris Fussell., HD66 .M38185 2015

Thanks for the feedback : the science and art of receiving feedback well (even when it is off-base, unfair, poorly delivered, and frankly, you're not in the mood) / Douglas Stone & Sheila Heen., BF319.5.F4 S76 2014

Think like a freak : the authors of Freakonomics offer to retrain your brain / Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner., BF449 .L48 2014

Think smarter : critical thinking to improve problem-solving and decision-making skills / Mike Kallet., HD30.29 .K35 2014

Thinking, fast and slow / Daniel Kahneman., BF441 .K238 2011

The towering world of Jimmy Choo : a glamorous story of power, profits, and the pursuit of the perfect shoe / Lauren Goldstein Crowe and Sagra Maceira de Rosen., GT2130 .C76 2010

Trump University entrepreneurship 101 : how to turn your idea into a money machine  / Michael E. Gordon ; foreword and chapter 1 by Donald Trump., HB615 .G665 2010

Uncertainty : turning fear and doubt into fuel for brilliance / Jonathan Fields., BF637.R57 F54 2011

The United States of excess : gluttony and the dark side of American exceptionalism / Robert Paarlberg., HD9006 .P273 2015

Unthink : rediscover your creative genius / Erik Wahl., HD53 .W34 2013

The Wall Street journal guide to investing in the apocalypse : make money by seeing opportunity where others see peril / James Altucher and Douglas R. Sease., HG4521 .A45595 2011

Wall Streeters : the creators and corruptors of American finance / Edward Morris., HG181 .M67 2015

Wealth secrets of the one percent : a modern manual to getting marvelously, obscenely rich / Sam Wilkin., HB251 .W55 2015

What color is your parachute? / Richard Nelson Bolles., HF5382.7 .B64

What happened to Goldman Sachs? : an insider's story of organizational drift and its unintended consequences / Steven G.  Mandis., HG4930.5 .M36 2013

What is your what? : discover the one amazing thing you were born to do / Steve Olsher., BF637.S4 O437 2013

Who killed change? : solving the mystery of leading people through change / Ken Blanchard... [et al.]., HD58.8 .W495 2009

Why GM matters : inside the race to transform an American icon / William J. Holstein., HD9710.U64 G463 2009

Why I left Goldman Sachs : a Wall Street story / Greg Smith., HG2463.S553 A3 2012

The work of leaders : how vision, alignment, and execution will change the way you lead / Julie Straw, Mark Scullard, Susie Kukkonen, Barry Davis., HD57.7 .S78155 2013

Your money and your life : a lifetime approach to money management / Robert Z. Aliber., HG179 .A433 2011

You're so money : live rich, even when you're not / Farnoosh Torabi., HG179 .T67 2008

The Zappos experience : 5 principles to inspire, engage, and wow / Joseph A. Michelli., HF5467.Z37 M53 2012

Zero to one : notes on startups, or how to build the future / Peter Thiel with Blake Masters., HD62.5 .T525 2014

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