Tag: Business & Economics

Barrel-Aged Stout and Selling Out: Goose Island, Anheuser-Busch, and How Craft Beer Became Big Business

Goose Island opened as a family-owned Chicago brewpub in the late 1980s, and it soon became one of the most inventive breweries in the world. In the golden age of light, bland and cheap beers, John Hall and his son Greg brought European flavors to America. With distribution in two dozen states, two brewpubs and status as one of the 20 biggest breweries in the United States, Goose Island became an ... »

Outliers: the story of success

SUMMARY: In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of “outliers”–the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful. He asks the question: what makes high-achievers different? His answer is that we pay too much attention to what successful people are like, and too little attention to where they are from: tha... »

The 4-Hour Workweek, Expanded and Updated: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich

Review “It’s about time this book was written. It is a long-overdue manifesto for the mobile lifestyle, and Tim Ferriss is the ideal ambassador. This will be huge.”-Jack Canfield, Co-creator of Chicken Soup for the Soul®, 100+ million copies sold “This is a whole new ball game.  Highly recommended.”-Dr. Stewart D. Friedman, Director of the Work/Life Integration Projec... »

The Coming of the Third Reich

On March 30, 1933, two months after Hitler achieved power, Paul Nikolaus, a Berlin cabaret comedian, wrote disconsolately, “For once, no joke. I am taking my own life…. [U]nfortunately I have fallen in love with my Fatherland. I cannot live in these times.” How Germans could remain in love with their fatherland under Nazism and even contribute willingly to its horrific extremism ... »

Elixir

Clea Raymond has felt the glare of the spotlight her entire life. The daughter of a renowned surgeon and a prominent Washington DC politician, she has grown to be a talented photojournalist who takes refuge in a career that allows her to travel to the most exotic parts of the world. But after Clea’s father disappears while on a humanitarian mission, Clea’s photos begin to feature eerie... »

Women & Money: Owning the Power to Control Your Destiny

The million-copy bestseller is finally in paperback! In this groundbreaking book, Suze Orman, the nation’s go-to expert on all things financial, investigates the complicated, dysfunctional relationship women have with money. With her signature mix of insight, compassion, and soul-deep recognition, Suze Orman equips women with the financial knowledge and emotional awareness to overcome the bl... »

The Informant

From an award-winning New York Times investigative reporter comes an outrageous story of greed, corruption, and conspiracy-which left the FBI and Justice Department counting on the cooperation of one man . . . It was one of the FBI’s biggest secrets: a senior executive with America’s most politically powerful corporation, Archer Daniels Midland, had become a confidential government wit... »

Who: The a Method for Hiring

In this instant New York Times Bestseller, Geoff Smart and Randy Street provide a simple, practical, and effective solution to what The Economist calls “the single biggest problem in business today”: unsuccessful hiring. The average hiring mistake costs a company $1.5 million or more a year and countless wasted hours. This statistic becomes even more startling when you consider that th... »

The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable

Amazon.com Review Bestselling author The Black Swan, in which he examines the influence of highly improbable and unpredictable events that have massive impact. Engaging and enlightening, The Black Swan is a book that may change the way you think about the world, a book that Guest Reviewer: Chris Anderson Chris Anderson is editor-in-chief of Four hundred years ago, Francis Bacon warned that our min... »

The Weekly Coaching Conversation

Whether your team is in an office, on a field, in a classroom, or in your living room – have you ever thought they had more to give, but you weren’t quite sure how to get it out of them? Have you ever wanted them to play up to their potential, but didn’t quite know how to make it happen? Are you looking for that one new idea, that one simple strategy that will take your career an... »

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