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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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Mike Song

Berrett-Koehler, 2013

(8)

How High Will You Climb?
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John C. Maxwell

W Publishing, 2014

(7)

I Hear You
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Donny Ebenstein

AMACOM, 2014

(7)

5 Ways to Listen Better
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Julian Treasure

TED Conferences LLC, 2011

(8)

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
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Stephen R. Covey

Free Press, 2004

(10)

Moments of Impact
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Chris Ertel and Lisa Kay Solomon

Simon & Schuster, 2014

(8)

Friendfluence
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Carlin Flora

Anchor, 2013

(7)

Personal Productivity Secrets
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Maura Nevel Thomas

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2012

(7)

Flex
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Jane Hyun and Audrey S. Lee

HarperBusiness, 2014

(7)

Extreme Productivity
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Robert C. Pozen

HarperBusiness, 2012

(7)

Thinking, Fast and Slow
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Daniel Kahneman

FSG, 2011

(8)

Executive Presence
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Sylvia Ann Hewlett

HarperBusiness, 2014

(7)

The Effective Executive
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Peter F. Drucker

HarperBusiness, 2006

(10)

Welcome to the Real World
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Lauren Berger

HarperBusiness, 2014

(8)

Whiteboard Selling
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Corey Sommers and David Jenkins

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2013

(9)

The One Thing
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Gary Keller and Jay Papasan

Bard Press, 2013

(8)

The Freaks Shall Inherit the Earth
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Chris Brogan

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2014

(7)

The Virtual Training Guidebook
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Cindy Huggett

ASTD Publications, 2014

(8)

Building Your Business the Right-Brain Way
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Jennifer Lee

New World Library, 2014

(8)

No More Pointless Meetings
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Martin Murphy

AMACOM, 2013

(7)

The Secret Language of Influence
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Dan Seidman

AMACOM, 2012

(7)

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