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August 2013 Business Bestsellers

1

The Chaos Imperative: How Chance and Disruption Increase Innovation, Effectiveness, and Success

Ori Brafman, Judah Pollack

Crown Business

2

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.

3

Compelling People: The Hidden Qualities That Make Us Influential

John Neffinger, Matthew Kohut

Hudson Street Press

4

A Curious Discovery: An Entrepreneur's Story

John S Hendricks

HarperBusiness

5

The New Technology Elite: How Great Companies Optimize Both Technology Consumption and Production

Vinnie Mirchandani

Wiley

6

The Athena Doctrine: How Women (and the Men Who Think Like Them) Will Rule the Future

John Gerzema

Jossey-Bass

7

The Go-Giver, Expanded Edition: A Little Story about a Powerful Business Idea (Go-Giver, Book 1

Bob Burg, John David Mann

Portfolio

8

The Power of Why: Breaking Out in a Competitive Marketplace

C. Richard Weylman

New Harvest

9

Emotional Equations: Simple Steps for Creating Happiness + Success in Business + Life

Chip Conley

Atria Books

10

Strengths Based Leadership: Great Leaders, Teams, and Why People Follow

Gallup Gallup

Gallup Press.

11

Driving Growth Through Innovation: How Leading Firms Are Transforming Their Futures

Robert B. Tucker

Berrett-Koehler Publishers

12

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

Harry M. Kraemer

Jossey-Bass

13

TouchPoints: Creating Powerful Leadership Connections in the Smallest of Moments

Douglas R, Mette Norgaard, Douglas Conant

Jossey-Bass

14

Innovation: The Five Disciplines for Creating What Customers Want

Curtis R Carlson

Crown Business

15

The Click Moment: Seizing Opportunity in an Unpredictable World

Frans Johansson

Portfolio

16

Tribal Leadership: Leveraging Natural Groups to Build a Thriving Organization

Dave Logan, John King, Halee Fischer-Wright

HarperBusiness

17

On Target Living: Your Guide to a Life of Balance, Energy, and Vitality

Chris Johnson

Wiley

18

Getting to Yes Negotiating Agreement Without Giving in

19

The Medici Effect: What Elephants and Epidemics Can Teach Us about Innovation: With a New Preface and Discussion Guide

Frans Johansson, Teresa Amabile

Harvard Business School Press

20

To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth about Moving Others

Daniel H. Pink

Riverhead Books

21

Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work

Chip Heath, Dan Heath

Currency

22

Reinventing You: Define Your Brand, Imagine Your Future

Dorie Clark

Harvard Business School Press.

23

The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses

Eric Ries

Currency

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