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Business Book Summaries

Get up to speed on critical business knowledge in a flash! We offer you the largest online library of business book summaries.

“Applying the ‘ONE thing’ to your work – and in your life – is the simplest and smartest thing you can do to propel yourself toward the success you want.”

Video Talk Summaries

Video Talk Summaries share brilliant ideas that improve your business, foster collaboration and help you grow.

The first follower is what transforms a lone nut into a leader. Derek Sivers

Economic Report Summaries

The key economic reports, curated with the guidance of The Economist Intelligence Unit, reviewed and compressed into easy-to-digest summaries.

Find out where in the world you can get the biggest bang for your buck, euro, yen or any currency in 2015.

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72% of people who were included in a recent survey by eLearning Industry stated that e-learning helps them to keep up-to-date with changes in their industries, helping them to remain competitive.

In a study conducted by Bersin by Deloitte, findings stated that companies and organizations that have a strong learning culture do better in their markets than those who do not.

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As a busy professional moving between home, commute, office, travel and leisure, you need to move between devices with just as much ease. Give yourself a learning tool that travels as easily as you do. Our summaries are accessible through all mobile devices, web browsers, PDFs, streaming audio and MP3 files (*audio not available for all summaries), RSS feeds and podcasts. Mobility and consistent quality access is key, so we offer features such as personal favorites, transportable preferences and corporate reading lists as you change devices, so you won't have to compromise you learning experiences.

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