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  • Business Bestsellers
  • Nonfiction Bestsellers

January 2012 Business Bestsellers

1

Taking People with You: The Only Way to Make Big Things Happen

David Novak

Portfolio

2

Relationship Economics: Transform Your Most Valuable Business Contacts Into Personal and Professional Success

Nour Nour

Wiley

3

Blah Blah Blah: What to Do When Words Don't Work

Dan Roam

Portfolio

4

From Values to Action: The Four Principles of Values-Based Leadership

Harry M. Kraemer

Jossey-Bass

5

Behavior Gap: Simple Ways to Stop Doing Dumb Things with Money

Carl Richards

Portfolio

6

What Got You Here Won't Get You There: How Successful People Become Even More Successful: Round Table Comics

Marshall Goldsmith, Shane Clester, Mark Reiter

Hachette Books.

7

The B2B Executive Playbook: The Ultimate Weapon for Achieving Sustainable, Predictable & Profitable Growth

Sean Geehan

Clerisy Press

8

The End of Business as Usual: Rewire the Way You Work to Succeed in the Consumer Revolution

Brian Solis

Wiley

9

Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard

Chip Heath, Dan Heath

Currency

10

Boring Meetings Suck: Get More Out of Your Meetings, or Get Out of More Meetings

Jon Petz

Wiley

11

It's Your Ship: Management Techniques from the Best Damn Ship in the Navy

D. Michael Abrashoff

Grand Central Publishing.

12

Dip: A Little Book That Teaches You When to Quit (and When to Stick)

Seth Godin

Portfolio

13

Grow: How Ideals Power Growth and Profit at the World's Greatest Companies

Jim Stengel

Crown Business

14

Conversations That Win the Complex Sale: Using Power Messaging to Create More Opportunities, Differentiate Your Solutions, and Close More Deals

Erik Peterson, Tim Riesterer

McGraw-Hill Education

15

The Go-Giver: A Little Story about a Powerful Business Idea

Bob Burg, John David Mann

Portfolio

16

The Business of Being the Best: Inside the World of Go-Getters and Game Changers

Molly Fletcher

Jossey-Bass

17

Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World

Daniel Yergin

Penguin Books

18

Stepping Up: How Taking Responsibility Changes Everything

John B Izzo

Berrett-Koehler Publishers

19

12: The Elements of Great Managing

Gallup Gallup, James K. Harter

Gallup Press.

20

The Art of Woo: Using Strategic Persuasion to Sell Your Ideas

G. Richard Shell, Mario Moussa

Penguin Books

21

Great by Choice: Uncertainty, Chaos, and Luck--Why Some Thrive Despite Them All

Jim Collins, Morten T. Hansen

HarperBusiness

22

Never Fly Solo: Lead with Courage, Build Trusting Partnerships, and Reach New Heights in Business

Robert "Waldo" Waldman

McGraw-Hill Education

23

Boombustology: Spotting Financial Bubbles Before They Burst

Vikram Mansharamani, Mansharamani Mansharamani, Swensen Swensen

Wiley

24

Google+ for Business: How Google's Social Network Changes Everything

Chris Brogan

Que

25

Keep Swinging: An Entrepreneur's Story of Overcoming Adversity & Achieving Small Business Success

Jay Myers

Morgan James Publishing

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