Books about Business

We Burn on Friday

We Burn on Friday A Memoir of My Father and Me Richard Manieri Richard Manieri’s account of growing up in the Italian-American community of Philadelphia, with hilarious tales of learning his way around a boxing ring, getting through weekly confession at his Catholic church (name and serial number only), and taking that frightening walk to…

Read More...

Wealthbuilding

Wealthbuilding Lifelong Financial Strategies for Success with Your Money, Revised Edition Kurt Rosentreter   WHEN KURT ROSENTRETER STARTED his career in finance nearly twenty years ago, he couldn’t believe: That Canadians received so little in advice about the after-tax implications of their investment decisions. And that so many of them just bought investment and insurance…

Read More...

The Success Cage

The Success Cage You’ve Built a Business That Owns You … Now What? P. Bruce Hunter “Three words describe Bruce Hunter’s new book: insightful, pragmatic, and essential.” –PETER BUCHANAN , President, Management Transitions, and Regional Chair, The Executive Committee “Read this book and get your life back.” –IAN BELL, President, Traction Consulting Inc., Chair, The Executive…

Read More...

There’s Always a Way to Sell Your Business

There’s Always a Way to Sell Your Business 100 Tales from the Trenches by a Master Intermediary Doug Robbins   Funny, entertaining, sobering, and informational – “tales from the trenches” by Doug Robbins, a master intermediary who always finds a way to help owners restructure or sell their business. Through these tales Robbins highlights best…

Read More...

The Portable Sales Coach

The Portable Sales Coach Lance Osborne   Time is money—which means you’re pouring money down the drain when you spend your time on low-percentage selling strategies. How many times have you cold-called someone with no expectation that they’d have any interest in your pitch? How many times have you had to crowbar your way into…

Read More...

The Gift of Memoir: Show Up, Open Up, Write

The Gift of Memoir: Show Up, Open Up, Write Diane Taylor The Gift of Memoir is Diane Taylor’s gift to writers of every kind, but especially those with a personal or family story to tell. In words that are themselves a stellar example of literary craftsmanship, Taylor shows writers how to show up, open up, and…

Read More...

The Fight of Our Life: A True Story of Crisis, Hope, and Love

The Fight of Our Life: A True Story of Crisis, Hope, and Love Catherine Hawley It was a virtual death sentence. The resident at the hospital had just said, “We are recommending Bill be sent to a nursing home. He has some cognitive issues and is unlikely to benefit from rehabilitation.” Complications had set in…

Read More...

The Business Transition Crisis

The Business Transition Crisis Plan Your Succession Now to Beat the Biggest Business Selloff in History Wayne Vanwyck WAYNE VANWYCK IS ON A MISSION. A leading Business Transition Coach, he is alarmed that literally millions of Boomer business owners intend to retire in the next ten years but only 7 percent of them have a…

Read More...

Succession Planning for Family Businesses

Succession Planning for Family Businesses Preparing for the Next Generation Michael, A. Lobraico, Jonathan Isaacs, and Mitchell Singer “That Succession Planning for Family Businesses is a collaborative effort by three authors with vastly different types of family business experience and areas of technical savvy speaks to both the complexity of the subject matter of this book and…

Read More...

SmartBounce

SmartBounce 3 Action Steps to Portfolio Recovery Keith G. Richards   MANY INVESTORS WATCHED IN HORROR as 30% or more of their portfolio vanished during the market massacre of 2008. If you are one of those investors, this book will teach you a better – and safer – way to invest. In SmartBounce Keith G.…

Read More...

Sideways

Sideways Using the Power of Technical Analysis to Profit in Uncertain Times Keith G. Richards   Applicable to investors in all markets! Today’s sideways stock markets — markets that have hit both a floor and a ceiling — are likely to be with us until the middle of this decade or later. But you don’t…

Read More...

On Retirements

On Retirements Playing Seriously with the Work of Growing Old Jon Barnard Gilmore   Precise, practical, poetic, and powerful   These are just four of many superlatives that could be used to describe — but which would only begin to describe — the artistry and crystal-clear insight of Jon Barnard Gilmore’s new book. For this is a book…

Read More...

One Foot in Jamaica: A Memoir

One Foot in Jamaica: A Memoir Eleanor Passailaigue “A fast-moving and entertaining read, One Foot in Jamaica draws readers into the lives of four women in Jamaica and America as they experience both tragedy and joy raising their families during two World Wars and other challenges. Delightful!” —DONNA CLARK, former publisher, Chatelaine “…provides a window into the lives of…

Read More...

Love At Work

Love At Work Why Passion Drives Performance in the Feelings Economy Brady G. Wilson   LOVE AT WORK FOMENTS A REVOLUTION for workplaces of every description and in every industry: a revolution in which leaders understand that engaging people’s hearts trumps engaging their minds. Wilson shows how leaders who love: believe in their people; pull out…

Read More...

Le Pouvoir de la conversation

Le Pouvoir de la conversation Le Secret pour faire ressortir le génie de vos collaborateurs et développer votre influence en tant que leader Brady G. Wilson   CE QUE LES GENS DISENT À PROPOS DE LE POUVOIR DE LA CONVERSATION « Brady Wilson a raison. Les relations prospèrent lorsque nous inspirons d’autres à partager leur…

Read More...

Just in Time Management

Just in Time Management Over 950 Practical Lessons Your MBA Professor Didn’t Teach You Cy Charney   IT’S NOT THAT CY CHARNEY OPPOSES MBA and other types of academic training. It’s just that he feels academic training doesn’t go far enough — that it fails to prepare people for what life as a manager is really like. Now Charney…

Read More...

Juice: The Power of Conversation

Juice: The Power of Conversation The Secret to Releasing Your People’s Brilliance and Expanding Your Leadership Influence Revised Edition Brady G. Wilson   CONVERSATIONS ARE THE KEY to business success – in fact, they are the operating system of companies big and small. Not just any conversations, but powerful ones in which we: Inspire others…

Read More...

I Wish Someone Had Told Me That

I Wish Someone Had Told Me That Ten Kernels of Experience for Those Beginning Their Careers from Those Concluding Theirs Tony Altilia TONY ALTILIA, A FORMER ADVERTSING AGENCY CEO, shares his own advice — and that of 49 other Baby Boomers who have succeeded in their careers — with young men and women starting out…

Read More...

Inland Navigation by the Stars

Inland Navigation by the Stars A Memoir Anne Coleman “Coleman’s keen observations about her long life make INLAND NAVIGATION BY THE STARS not only an intimate personal memoir but also a work of social history. Her reflections of the times she grew up in are compassionate yet critical and provide a unique and engaging insight…

Read More...

How I Succeeded in Retirement and the Biway Story

How I Succeeded in Retirement and the Biway Story Mal Coven   The story of Mal Coven the family man, the businessman, and the entrepreneur for whom retirement from the Biway has meant pursuing original entrepreneurial ideas — as well as brushing up against and corresponding with celebrities Barbara Walters, Larry King, Nancy Sinatra, Jackie Mason, Bud…

Read More...

How Dare You Manage?

How Dare You Manage? Seven Principles to Close the CEO Skill Gap Nick Forrest How dare you manage? These words are often on the tip of Nick Forrest’s tongue as he consults for CEOs and other senior managers. Why? Because rare is the CEO who has been taught to manage large groups of employees — indeed,…

Read More...

Gifts of Leadership

Gifts of Leadership Team building Through Empathy and Focus Art Horn Back in print! The classic statement by a master coach and writer on what it takes to be a successful leader in times of great change and challenge — a blend of: empathy — showing presence and genuineness focus — aligning an employee’s goals…

Read More...

Forever Recognize Others’ Greatness

Forever Recognize Others’ Greatness Solution-Focused Strategies for Satisfied Staff, High-Performing Teams, and Healthy Bottom Lines Sarah McVanel and Brenda Zalter-Minden   According to countless engagement surveys and polls, the majority of employees today want to feel more valued and to contribute in more meaningful ways. The results of disengagement are devastating: Top talent is considering…

Read More...

Finding the Sticking Point

Finding the Sticking Point Increase Sales by Transforming Customer Resistance into Customer Engagement Brady G. Wilson “Brady Wilson is the expert on releasing intelligent energy and energizing your customers.” – Brian Stevenson, Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing, LaserNetworks Inc. This brief, incisive, and entertaining book will take you to that place where sales are made with…

Read More...

Finding Matthew

Finding Matthew A Child with Brain Damage, a Young Man with Mental Illness, a Son and Brother with Extraordinary Spirit Donna Kirk   “So many things in the book resonate: the sorrows, struggles, and challenges, as well as the guilt and despair — and, through it all, the surprising and amazing presence of love and…

Read More...