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A Listmania! list by Armond Mehrabian (San Diego, California, USA)
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Mastery
1.  Mastery by Robert Greene
The list author says:
  "This book is all about how to become a master in your field. It is not a business book per se but a means of achieving the highest levels possible in your field which will invariably translate to business success."
$16.28   Used & New from: $10.98
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (287 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Rework
2.  Rework by David Heinemeier Hansson
$12.97   Used & New from: $4.63
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (680 customer reviews)

What Got You Here Won't Get You There: How Successful People Become Even More Successful
3.  What Got You Here Won't Get You There: How Successful People Become Even More Successful by Marshall Goldsmith
The list author says:
  "This is a landmark book that every successful mid-level manager and higher ought to study and implement. It answers some deeply puzzling questions like "Why can't I get ahead anymore?" and "I wonder why people don't like being around me?"

It discusses some disturbing truths about successful people then provides a solution for improvement."
$25.99   Used & New from: $0.50
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (416 customer reviews)

Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...And Others Don't
4.  Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...And Others Don't by Jim Collins
The list author says:
  "This is a book you will read over and over because we're all in the process of going from good to great."
$16.94   Used & New from: $0.83
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,298 customer reviews) | 9 customer discussions

The Black Swan
5.  The Black Swan by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
The list author says:
  "One of the most intellectually honest and challenging books I've ever read. It will challenge your core beliefs and make you take a second look at truths you believed to be self evident."
Used & New from: $0.03
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (854 customer reviews) | 20 customer discussions

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Never Eat Alone: And Other Secrets to Success, One Relationship at a Time
6.  Never Eat Alone: And Other Secrets to Success, One Relationship at a Time by Tahl Raz
The list author says:
  "Drives home the power of social networking."
$15.08   Used & New from: $2.15
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (353 customer reviews)

The First 90 Days: Critical Success Strategies for New Leaders at All Levels
7.  The First 90 Days: Critical Success Strategies for New Leaders at All Levels by Michael Watkins
The list author says:
  "This book has helped me in new job roles where I had to make a significant impact quickly or be fired. I learned a lot about the sensitivity of the first 90 days on the job."
Used & New from: $1.09
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (216 customer reviews)

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change
8.  The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change by Stephen R. Covey
The list author says:
  "The habits discussed in this book are timeless. I especially like his telling of the Aesop's fables."
Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,996 customer reviews)

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Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done
9.  Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done by Larry Bossidy
The list author says:
  "This is a no-nonsense book about the discipline of outstanding management: asking tough questions, rolling up your sleeves and getting involved in solving issues and confronting difficult situations. It belongs on the bookshelf of every leader that wants to execute."
$15.95   Used & New from: $0.01
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (292 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Crossing the Chasm: Marketing and Selling Disruptive Products to Mainstream Customers
10.  Crossing the Chasm: Marketing and Selling Disruptive Products to Mainstream Customers by Geoffrey A. Moore
The list author says:
  "Offers great insight into taking a product (or a company) from the garage to the real world."
$10.43   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (65 customer reviews)

The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses
11.  The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses by Eric Ries
$14.69   Used & New from: $9.00
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (498 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Power: Why Some People Have It and Others Don't
12.  Power: Why Some People Have It and Others Don't by Jeffrey Pfeffer
The list author says:
  "Navigating through the corridors of power in your organization."
$16.66   Used & New from: $4.47
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (86 customer reviews)

Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook: How to Tell Your Story in a Noisy Social World
13.  Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook: How to Tell Your Story in a Noisy Social World by Gary Vaynerchuk
The list author says:
  "A wealth of information on how to be relevant on each social platform."
$17.99   Used & New from: $13.49
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (353 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Nassim Nicholas Taleb(A)/Joe Ochman(N):Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder [AUDIOBOOK] (Books on Tape) [AUDIO CD]
14.  Nassim Nicholas Taleb(A)/Joe Ochman(N):Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder [AUDIOBOOK] (Books on Tape) [AUDIO CD] by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Used & New from: $30.00
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (545 customer reviews)

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The Power of Full Engagement: Managing Energy, Not Time, Is the Key to High Performance and Personal Renewal
15.  The Power of Full Engagement: Managing Energy, Not Time, Is the Key to High Performance and Personal Renewal by James E. Loehr
$9.03   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (186 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Crush It!: Why NOW Is the Time to Cash In on Your Passion
16.  Crush It!: Why NOW Is the Time to Cash In on Your Passion by Gary Vaynerchuk
The list author says:
  "Gary Vaynerchuk discusses the importance of building a personal brand through the web. What I like about Gary is his authenticity and the importance he places on family, hard work and passion. He also recommends a step-by-step plan of building your unique personal brand and putting it on steroids using the technologies of social media."
$12.75   Used & New from: $1.30
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (656 customer reviews) | 10 customer discussions

Mojo: How to Get It, How to Keep It, How to Get It Back If You Lose It
17.  Mojo: How to Get It, How to Keep It, How to Get It Back If You Lose It by Marshall Goldsmith
The list author says:
  "This book delivers on its promise."
$26.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (127 customer reviews)

The Tipping Point
18.  The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell
Used & New from: $0.58
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,634 customer reviews) | 9 customer discussions

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Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity
19.  Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen
The list author says:
  "Practical advice on how to keep your busy schedule sane."
$9.59   Used & New from: $1.38
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,129 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Flawless Consulting: A Guide to Getting Your Expertise Used
20.  Flawless Consulting: A Guide to Getting Your Expertise Used by Peter Block
$40.10   Used & New from: $34.91
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Tell to Win: Connect, Persuade and Triumph with the Hidden Power of Story
21.  Tell to Win: Connect, Persuade and Triumph with the Hidden Power of Story by Peter Guber
Used & New from: $7.18
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (119 customer reviews)

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Steve Jobs is Not a Level 5 Leader According to this Book 4 Mar 9, 2014
Goodbye Circuit City 5 Mar 8, 2014
Where is the Kindle edition for The Tipping Point by Malcom Gladwell? 1 Aug 13, 2013
Gary is Awesome 0 Jul 29, 2013
cannot wait 1 Jul 23, 2013
Which Apps are folks using to implenment these processes?? 1 Jul 1, 2013
Kindle version more expensive than the book? 25 Mar 31, 2013
What happened to the Kindle edition? 0 Dec 4, 2012
November 13 and 22 Release dates; Different Publishers 0 Nov 11, 2012
LIFE IS A MARATHON 1 Aug 28, 2012
LOVE UNREHEARSED. wheeeen will this book come out ? i want it noww :( 0 Aug 2, 2012
The Black Swan and What's Wrong with Nassim Taleb's Viewpoint. 52 Dec 6, 2011
 
   

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