Skip navigation

All Summaries

Our editors release 50 new executive summaries every month. getAbstract condenses the most relevant publications from world-class experts to 2-page or 5-page summaries with easy-to-read take-away points, author biography, key quotes, and recommendations. Read faster, learn more. Make better decisions.

compressed business

Every month, hundreds of business books are published. How do you know which ones to read? getAbstract lets you access the thoughts of the most brilliant business leaders, authors and thinkers. Now including summaries of the best TED talks.

 

View all

The One Thing
Book
 

Gary Keller and Jay Papasan

Bard Press, 2013

(8)

How to Influence People
Book
 

John C. Maxwell and Jim Dornan

Nelson Publishers, 2013

(7)

Seeing What Others Don’t
Book
 

Gary Klein

Public Affairs, 2013

(8)

Data Crush
Book

Christopher Surdak

AMACOM, 2014

(9)

Talk Lean
Book

Alan H. Palmer

Capstone, 2013

(8)

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Book
 

Stephen R. Covey

Free Press, 2004

(10)


compressed finance

Learn about the newest economic reports: papers that the finance world talks about, compressed into easy-to-digest summaries.

Economist Intelligence Unit

 

View all

Brazil
Report

The Economist Intelligence Unit

EIU, 3/2014

(8)

6 days ago

The Search for Growth
Report

The Economist Intelligence Unit

EIU, 2/2014

(8)

2 days ago

Financial Stability Policies for Shadow Banking
Report

Tobias Adrian

New York Fed, 2/2014

(8)

1 month ago

The U.S. Manufacturing Recovery
Report

Oya Celasun et al.

IMF, 2/2014

(8)

2 weeks ago

Fragile States 2014
Report

OECD

OECD, 2/2014

(8)

1 week ago

Peer-to-Peer Lending to Small Businesses
Report

Traci L. Mach et al.

Fed, 2/2014

(8)

3 weeks ago