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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)

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)

Talk Lean
Book

Alan H. Palmer

Capstone, 2013

(8)

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Book
 

Stephen R. Covey

Free Press, 2004

(10)

The 3rd Alternative
Book

Stephen R. Covey

Free Press, 2011

(8)

The 250 Power Words That Sell
Book

Stephan Schiffman

Adams Media, 2013

(7)

Thinking, Fast and Slow
Book
 

Daniel Kahneman

FSG, 2011

(8)

The First 20 Hours
Book
 

Josh Kaufman

Portfolio, 2013

(8)

No More Pointless Meetings
Book
 

Martin Murphy

AMACOM, 2013

(7)

How to Say Anything to Anyone
Book

Shari Harley

Greenleaf Book Group, 2013

(8)

Conversational Intelligence
Book
 

Judith E. Glaser

Bibliomotion, 2013

(7)

Tipping Sacred Cows
Book
 

Jake Breeden

Jossey-Bass, 2013

(8)

Saleshood
Book

Elay Cohen

Greenleaf Book Group, 2014

(6)

Smart Calling
Book
 

Art Sobczak

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2013

(8)

The App Generation
Book
 

Howard Gardner and Katie Davis

Yale UP, 2013

(7)

How to Win Friends and Influence People
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Dale Carnegie

Pocket Books, 1994

(9)

21.5 Unbreakable Laws of Selling
Book
 

Jeffrey Gitomer

Bard Press, 2013

(7)

Coach Anyone About Anything, Volume 2
Book

Germaine Porché and Jed Niederer

The Eagle's View Company, 2010

(7)

The Habits of Happiness
Video

Matthieu Riccard

TED Conferences LLC, 2/2004

(7)

Follow the Leader
Book
 

Emmanuel Gobillot

Kogan Page, 2013

(7)

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