800-CEO-READ Business Bestsellers for December 2018

January 02, 2019


The bestselling business books at 800-CEO-READ for December 2018.

Each month we compile a list of our top selling business books. These books are featured on our site, within our Keen Thinker Newsletter, and syndicated through various publications. We hope the popularity of these titles offers guidance for those seeking an interesting and helpful new book. We report our business book bestsellers to The New York Times and Nielsen BookScan. Congratulations to authors and publishers of these bestselling business books for the last month of 2018! 


1. Thirst: A Story of Redemption, Compassion, and a Mission to Bring Clean Water to the World

By Scott Harrison
Published by Currency


2. Leading Matters: Lessons from My Journey

By John L Hennessy
Published by Stanford Business Books


3. Blitzscaling: The Lightning-Fast Path to Building Massively Valuable Companies

By Reid Hoffman, Chris Yeh
Published by Currency


4. Girls Who Code: Learn to Code and Change the World

By Reshma Saujani
Published by Viking Books for Young Readers


5. The Ideal Team Player: How to Recognize and Cultivate the Three Essential Virtues

By Patrick M. Lencioni
Published by Jossey-Bass


6. Scaling Lean: Mastering the Key Metrics for Startup Growth

By Ash Maurya
Published by Portfolio


7. Imagine It Forward: Courage, Creativity, and the Power of Change

By Beth Comstock, Tahl Raz
Published by Currency


8. AI for Marketing and Product Innovation: Powerful New Tools for Predicting Trends, Connecting with Customers, and Closing Sales

By A K Pradeep, Andrew Appel, Stan Sthanunathan
Published by Wiley


9. Checking in: Hospitality-Driven Thinking, Business, and You

By Stephen J Cloobeck
Published by Greenleaf Book Group Press


10. Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.

By Brené Brown
Published by Random House


11. The Empty Throne: America's Abdication of Global Leadership

By Ivo H Daalder, James M Lindsay
Published by PublicAffairs


12. American Icon: Alan Mulally and the Fight to Save Ford Motor Company

By Bryce G Hoffman
Published by Crown Business


13. Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work

By Chip Heath, Dan Heath
Published by Currency


14. Hiring for Attitude: A Revolutionary Approach to Recruiting and Selecting People Withboth Tremendous Skills and Superb Attitude

By Mark Murphy
Published by McGraw-Hill Education


15. Mastering Your Inner Critic...and 7 Other High Hurdles to Advancement: How the Best Women Leaders Practice Self-Awareness to Change What Really Matter

By Susan Mackenty Brady
Published by McGraw-Hill Education


16. Chief Joy Officer: How Great Leaders Elevate Human Energy and Eliminate Fear

By Richard Sheridan
Published by Portfolio


17. AI Superpowers: China, Silicon Valley, and the New World Order

By Kai Fu Lee
Published by Houghton Mifflin


18. The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups

By Daniel Coyle
Published by Bantam


19. Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

By John Carreyrou
Published by Knopf Publishing Group


20. The Spark and the Grind: Ignite the Power of Disciplined Creativity

By Erik Wahl
Published by Portfolio


21. Saudi America: The Truth about Fracking and How It's Changing the World

By Bethany Mc Lean
Published by Columbia Global Reports


22. Stop Talking, Start Communicating: Counterintuitive Secrets to Success in Business and in Life

By Geoffrey Tumlin
Published by McGraw-Hill Education


23. The Power of a Positive Team: Proven Principles and Practices That Make Great Teams Great

By Jon Gordon
Published by Wiley


24. Growth IQ: Get Smarter About the Choices That Will Make or Break Your Business

By Tiffani Bova
Published by Portfolio


25. Get It Together: Ditch the Chaos, Do the Work, and Design Your Success

By Lauren Berger
Published by McGraw-Hill Education


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