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Career & Self-Development Summaries

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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The One Thing
Book
 

Gary Keller and Jay Papasan

Bard Press, 2013

(8)

Seeing What Others Don’t
Book
 

Gary Klein

Public Affairs, 2013

(8)

How to Influence People
Book
 

John C. Maxwell and Jim Dornan

Nelson Publishers, 2013

(7)

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Book
 

Stephen R. Covey

Free Press, 2004

(10)

Talk Lean
Book

Alan H. Palmer

Capstone, 2013

(8)

The 3rd Alternative
Book

Stephen R. Covey

Free Press, 2011

(8)

How to Say Anything to Anyone
Book

Shari Harley

Greenleaf Book Group, 2013

(8)

The First 20 Hours
Book
 

Josh Kaufman

Portfolio, 2013

(8)

Conversational Intelligence
Book
 

Judith E. Glaser

Bibliomotion, 2013

(7)

The 250 Power Words That Sell
Book

Stephan Schiffman

Adams Media, 2013

(7)

Thinking, Fast and Slow
Book
 

Daniel Kahneman

FSG, 2011

(8)

The App Generation
Book
 

Howard Gardner and Katie Davis

Yale UP, 2013

(7)

Saleshood
Book
 

Elay Cohen

Greenleaf Book Group, 2014

(6)

No More Pointless Meetings
Book
 

Martin Murphy

AMACOM, 2013

(7)

The Habits of Happiness
Video

Matthieu Riccard

TED Conferences LLC, 2/2004

(7)

Tipping Sacred Cows
Book
 

Jake Breeden

Jossey-Bass, 2013

(8)

What It Takes to Be a Great Leader
Video

Rosalinde Torres

TED Conferences LLC, 10/2013

(7)

21.5 Unbreakable Laws of Selling
Book
 

Jeffrey Gitomer

Bard Press, 2013

(7)

The Distraction Addiction
Book
 

Alex Soojung-Kim Pang

Little, Brown, 2013

(8)

Die Empty
Book
 

Todd Henry

Portfolio, 2013

(7)

Smart Calling
Book
 

Art Sobczak

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2013

(8)

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