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  • Business Bestsellers
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November 2014 Business Bestsellers

1

For Love of Country: What Our Veterans Can Teach Us about Citizenship, Heroism, and Sacrifice

Howard Schultz

Knopf Publishing Group

2

A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity

Nicholas D Kristof

Knopf Publishing Group

3

Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products

Nir Eyal, Ryan Hoover

Portfolio

4

Rookie Smarts: Why Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game of Work

Liz Wiseman

Not available

5

Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

Greg McKeown

Currency

6

How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World

Steven Johnson

Viking Books for Young Readers

7

Significance . . . In Simple Moments

Jon Petz

Bore No More, LLC;

8

You Only Have to Be Right Once: The Unprecedented Rise of the Instant Tech Billionaires

Randall Lane

Portfolio

9

The Promise of a Pencil: How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change

Adam Braun

Scribner Book Company

10

Elevate: The Three Disciplines of Advanced Strategic Thinking

Rich Horwath

Wiley

11

The Future of Work: Attract New Talent, Build Better Leaders, and Create a Competitive Organization

Jacob Morgan

Wiley

12

Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success

Adam Grant

Viking

13

Executive Presence: The Missing Link Between Merit and Success

Sylvia Ann Hewlett

HarperBusiness

14

Forget a Mentor, Find a Sponsor: The New Way to Fast-Track Your Career

Sylvia Ann Hewlett

Harvard Business School Press.

15

The Agile Pocket Guide: A Quick Start to Making Your Business Agile Using Scrum and Beyond

Peter Saddington

Wiley

16

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.

17

Exponential Organizations: Why new organizations are ten times better, faster, and cheaper than yours (and what to do about it)

Salim Ismail, Michael S. Malone, Yuri Van Geest

Diversion Publishing - Ips.

18

Overworked and Overwhelmed: The Mindfulness Alternative

Scott Eblin

Wiley

19

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

Harry M. Kraemer

Jossey-Bass

20

Lessons of Hope: How to Fix Our Schools

Joel Klein

Not available

21

Win Forever: Live, Work, and Play Like a Champion

Pete Carroll

Portfolio

22

How the Poor Can Save Capitalism: Rebuilding the Path to the Middle Class

John Hope Bryant

Berrett-Koehler Publishers

23

Road to Reinvention: How to Drive Disruption and Accelerate Transformation

Josh Linkner

Jossey-Bass

24

The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance---What Women Should Know

Katty Kay, Claire Shipman

HarperBusiness

25

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

Bob Burg, John David Mann

Portfolio

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