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How to Quit Your Job and Work From Home

Book: The $100 Startup By Chris Guillebeau About the Author: Chris Guillebeau is an entrepreneur, traveler, and writer. His previous book was The Art of Nonconformity. During a lifetime of self-employment and ventures ranging from online publishing to volunteer work in West Africa, he has visited

Why Benjamin Franklin Ran Away From Home at 17 Years Old

Book: The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin By Benjamin Franklin About the Book: The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is the unfinished record of Benjamin Franklin’s life written by Franklin himself and is one of the most influential examples of an autobiography ever written. Franklin’s account of

Discovering The ONE Thing

Book: The One Thing By Gary Keller with Jay Papasan About the Authors: Professionally, Gary’s ONE Thing is teaching. He excelled as a real estate salesperson by teaching clients how to make great home buying-and-selling decisions. As co-founder and chairman of the board, he built

How to Stop Making Excuses

Book: The Magic of Thinking Big By David J. Schwartz, PH.D. About the Author: David Schwartz was a professor at Georgia State University in Atlanta and the president of Creative Educational Services, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in leadership development, as well as a renowned

How Men and Women Get Stereotyped in the Workplace

Book: Compelling People By John Neffinger + Matthew Kohut Book Jacket: Everyone wants to be more appealing and effective, but few believe we can manage the personal magnetism of a Bill Clinton or an Oprah Winfrey. John Neffinger and Matthew Kohut trace the path to

Creating Social Currency

Book: Contagious By Jonah Berger According to Book Jacket: Jonah Berger is the James G. Campbell Assistant Professor of Marketing at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He has published dozens of articles in top-tier academic journals, and popular accounts of his work

Your Brain is Your B*tch

Book: You Are A Badass By Jen Sincero According to Book Jacket: Jen Sincero is a bestselling author and success coach who has helped countless people transform their personal and professional lives via her newsletters, seminars, private sessions, public appearances, articles, products, and books. A

How to Read People by Mark H. McCormack

Book: What They Don’t Teach You at Harvard Business School by Mark H. McCormack About the Author: Book Jacket Description: Mark H. McCormack, one of the most successful entrepreneurs in American business, is widely credited as the founder of the modern-day sports marketing industry. On

Jack Kennedy’s Reading Obsession

President John F. Kennedy A Reading Beast In Historic Conversations On Life With John F. Kennedy, Jacqueline Kennedy sits down with Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. in 1964 to discuss her foregone life alongside the recently assassinated president. This heartfelt perspective on JFK’s life behind closed