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Career & Self-Development

Whether you’re a veteran top-level executive seeking new challenges or a recent college graduate looking for your first job, people take great interest in building their career path and achieving professional growth. Not surprisingly, Career & Self-Development is our most popular category. You’ll find more than 1,000 summaries on a wide range of topics from crafting a persuasive sales presentation to conquering procrastination to dealing with a difficult boss.

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Moments of Impact
Book
 

Chris Ertel and Lisa Kay Solomon

Simon & Schuster, 2014

(8)

The Effective Executive
Book
 

Peter F. Drucker

HarperBusiness, 2006

(10)

Thinking, Fast and Slow
Book
 

Daniel Kahneman

FSG, 2011

(8)

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Book
 

Stephen R. Covey

Free Press, 2004

(10)

Friendfluence
Book

Carlin Flora

Doubleday Broadway, 2013

(7)

Executive Presence
Book
 

Sylvia Ann Hewlett

HarperBusiness, 2014

(7)

F.I.R.E.
Book
 

Dan Ward

HarperBusiness, 2014

(9)

Don’t Regret Regret
Video

Kathryn Schulz

TED Conferences LLC, 2011

(8)

A More Beautiful Question
Book
 

Warren Berger

Bloomsbury USA, 2014

(8)

Why Aren’t We More Compassionate?
Video

Daniel Goleman

TED Conferences LLC, 2007

(8)

Building Your Business the Right-Brain Way
Book
 

Jennifer Lee

New World Library, 2014

(8)

How to Speak so that People Want to Listen
Video

Julian Treasure

TED Conferences LLC, 2013

(8)

How to Make People Like You in 90 Seconds or Less
Book
 

Nicholas Boothman

Workman Publishing, 2008

(8)

Supercommunicator
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Frank J. Pietrucha

AMACOM, 2014

(7)

The One Thing
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Gary Keller and Jay Papasan

Bard Press, 2013

(8)

The Innovator's DNA
Book
 

Jeff Dyer et al.

Harvard Business Review Press, 2011

(9)

The Challenger Sale
Book
 

Matthew Dixon and Brent Adamson

Portfolio, 2011

(8)

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team
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Patrick Lencioni

Jossey-Bass, 2002

(8)

Leadership Sustainability
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Dave Ulrich and Norm Smallwood

McGraw-Hill, 2013

(8)

Overcoming the Five Dysfunctions of a Team
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Patrick M. Lencioni

Jossey-Bass, 2005

(8)

How to Spot a Liar
Video

Pamela Meyer

TED Conferences LLC, 2011

(8)

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