August 2016 Business Book Bestsellers

September 01, 2016


Our business book bestsellers for the month of August, 2016

Each month we compile a list of our top selling 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 these bestselling authors for August!    


1. Self Made: Becoming Empowered, Self-Reliant, and Rich in Every Way

By Nely Galan
Published by Spiegel & Grau


2. Chop Wood Carry Water: How to Fall in Love with the Process of Becoming Great

By Joshua Medcalf
Published by Lulu Publishing Services


3. You Win in the Locker Room First: The 7 C's to Build a Winning Team in Business, Sports, and Life

By Jon Gordon, Mike Smith, Mike Smith
Published by Wiley


4. The Go-Giver: A Little Story about a Powerful Business Idea (Expanded)

By Bob Burg, John David Mann
Published by Portfolio


5. Connectography: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization

By Parag Khanna
Published by Random House


6. Only Humans Need Apply: Winners and Losers in the Age of Smart Machines

By Thomas Hayes Davenport, Julia Kirby
Published by HarperBusiness


7. Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter

By Liz Wiseman, Elizabeth Wiseman
Published by HarperBusiness


8. Fiercely You: Be Fabulous and Confident by Thinking Like a Drag Queen

By Jackie Huba, Shelly Stewart Kronbergs
Published by Berrett-Koehler Publishers


9. Worth Dying for: A Navy SEAL's Call to a Nation

By Rorke Denver, Ellis Henican
Published by Howard Books


10. The Human City: Urbanism for the Rest of Us

By Joel Kotkin
Published by Agate B2


11. Relationship Economics: Transform Your Most Valuable Business Contacts Into Personal and Professional Success (Revised, Updated)

By David Nour
Published by John Wiley & Sons


12. Thirty Million Words: Building a Child's Brain

By Dana Suskind, Beth Suskind
Published by Dutton Books


13. The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work, and Team with Positive Energy

By Jon Gordon
Published by John Wiley & Sons


14. Exponential Organizations: Why New Organizations Are Ten Times Better, Faster, and Cheaper Than Yours (and What to Do about It)

By Salim Ismail, Michael S Malone, Yuri Van Geest
Published by Diversion Publishing


15. Rising Strong

By Brene Brown, Brenae Brown
Published by Spiegel & Grau


16. Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products

By Nir Eyal
Published by Portfolio


17. Everybody Matters: The Extraordinary Power of Caring for Your People Like Family

By Bob Chapman, Raj Sisodia
Published by Portfolio


18. Mastering the Challenges of Leading Change: Inspire the People and Succeed Where Others Fail

By H James Dallas
Published by Wiley


19. Becoming the Best: Build a World-Class Organization Through Values-Based Leadership

By Harry M Kraemer
Published by Jossey-Bass


20. The Sharing Economy: The End of Employment and the Rise of Crowd-Based Capitalism

By Arun Sundararajan
Published by Mit Press


21. Conversational Capacity: The Secret to Building Successful Teams That Perform When the Pressure Is on

By Craig Weber
Published by McGraw-Hill


22. It's Your Ship: Management Techniques from the Best Damn Ship in the Navy (Revised, Updated)

By D Michael Abrashoff
Published by Business Plus


23. The Achievement Habit: Stop Wishing, Start Doing, and Take Command of Your Life

By Bernard Roth
Published by HarperBusiness


24. The Together Teacher: Plan Ahead, Get Organized, and Save Time! [With CDROM]

By Maia Heyck Merlin
Published by Jossey-Bass


25. Four Secrets to Liking Your Work: You May Not Need to Quit to Get the Job You Want

By Deborah J Fisher, Edward G Muzio, Erv Thomas
Published by FT Press


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