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In Rise to the Top, Stacey Hawley presents a guidebook for any woman who wants to earn what she’s really worth in the workplace. Hawley’s guide helps women in the business world identify their professional personas and leverage them to get the best compensation packages possible. Hawley argues that there are four main types of powerhouse personas that women can adopt while on the job. By understanding their workplace personas, as well as the roles of key players in their organizations, women can maximize their perceived worth.
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In Let’s Stop Meeting Like This, Dick and Emily Axelrod present a new way of planning and conducting meetings that clearly defines meeting objectives, engages attendees, and results in accomplished tasks and completed projects. Their Meeting Canoe approach is a simple meeting model that includes all of the steps required to make meetings more productive.
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Aesop’s Keys to Profitable Marketing is a handbook for the proper development of business marketing plans. Using the brief tales of Aesop, the book offers a broad perspective on the discipline of marketing and serves as a theory-based foundation for promoting marketing, examining aspects such as specialization, customer service, product benefits, pricing, loyalty building, promotions, and allocation of investments.
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Many people would like to achieve prosperity, whether this means becoming entrepreneurs, being financially successful, or living fulfilling personal lives. Unfortunately, most people do not acquire the skills needed to achieve their goals. In Shortcut to Prosperity, Mark Hopkins describes how achieving prosperity does not depend on luck but rather requires an understanding of the three essential components for prosperity: envisioning a goal, charting a pathway to reach it, and enlisting allies and mentors along the way to help.
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Creative thinking goes hand-in-hand with problem solving. Those who are able to apply creative thinking skills to solving problems are those who will be most successful. Luckily, the ability to think creatively is a skill that can be developed and improved. In Creativity & Problem Solving, author Brian Tracy provides practical techniques anyone can use to become a more creative thinker and a better problem solver.
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In Cultural Agility, Paula Caligiuri defines cultural agility in terms of nine core competencies and three response strategies to cross-cultural situations. These serve as a comprehensive guide for developing a stream of culturally agile professionals.
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In 10 Virtues of Outstanding Leaders, Al Gini and Ronald M. Green identify and define 10 particular virtues that the most successful leaders have. The authors combine lessons they have gleaned from philosophy, history, and business teachings to distill the most essential characteristics of great leaders. Their premise is that leadership requires demonstrating ethical character, especially by acting with ethical responsibility to others. Famous leaders who excelled in one or more of the 10 virtues are portrayed in the second half of the book.
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In Why People Fail, business mentor and Photon Group cofounder Siimon Reynolds draws on his personal success story to explore the 16 most common causes of failure in people’s personal and professional lives. He provides guidance on how to avoid these pitfalls, suggests methods of thinking and alternatives actions that will enable people to achieve their life goals, and explains the science of success.
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In The Alliance, Reid Hoffman, Ben Casnocha, and Chris Yeh propose transforming the relationship between employer and employee. Drawing on the practices of LinkedIn and other top Silicon Valley firms, they advise companies to conduct themselves like professional sports teams. The success of the player both contributes to and depends on the success of the team. Such a model could transform the business world.
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It’s My Company Too! is based on interviews and research into eight companies that have transformed their businesses through engaged employees. Kenneth R. Thompson, Ramon L. Benedetto, Thomas J. Walter, and Molly Meyer reveal how these companies learned that employees who take responsibility for their actions and share company values help them outperform the competition. The companies profiled did not create their cultures overnight, but invested a significant amount of time into this process and chose to trust employees to do the right thing.
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Businesses often use data to make decisions, but do not take the time or effort to move through a structured process that will enable them to analyze the data properly. In Behind Every Good Decision, Piyanka Jain and Puneet Sharma provide that process.
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In Creativity at Work, Ros Taylor shares the results of 100 interviews and a formal poll of 1,000 working people in the UK. Taylor sought to discover what happens every day as customers and markets change and how that relates to the role of creativity in a successful workplace. The results uncover myths about the type of people who are creative and help explain how creativity can be used in any work environment. 
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Business Book Summaries are produced by EBSCO Publishing. Founded in 1988, EBSCO Publishing is one of leading providers on online learning and reference solutions to companies, educational institutions and libraries throughout the world.
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Business Book Summaries (BBS) provides comprehensive, concise summaries of the best business books available. Using stringent criteria, only the top business books published each year are selected to be summarized.  More than 260 summaries are produced each year…that’s one each business day.  The BBS Library includes more than 1,000 summaries of the top business books from the last 20 years, and is constantly growing.   The summaries are available in a range of formats, from text to PDF to MP3 to PowerPoint to PDA. 

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