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Life Advice

Emotional Habits
Emotional Habits
9/10

Time Management

The Productivity Project
The Productivity Project
9/10

Soft Skills

Managing Conflict
Managing Conflict
9/10

Career Skills

Business-Dō
Business-Dō
9/10

Money

The Truth About Your Future
The Truth About Your Future
9/10

Business Essentials

The Haier Model
The Haier Model
8/10

Health & Well-Being

Barking Up the Wrong Tree
Barking Up the Wrong Tree
8/10

Mind & Soul

The Knowledge Illusion
The Knowledge Illusion
9/10

Creativity

Creative People Must Be Stopped
Creative People Must Be Stopped
9/10

Popular Science

Convergence
Convergence
9/10

Motivation & Inspiration

Crunch Time
Crunch Time
8/10

Great Minds

Why Motivating People Doesn’t Work...and What Does
Why Motivating People Doesn’t Work...and What Does
8/10

History & Biographies

The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money
The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money
10/10

Politics & Society

Democracy for Realists
Democracy for Realists
9/10

Leadership

American Icon
American Icon
9/10

Management

Leading Professionals
Leading Professionals
9/10

Marketing

Trust Me, I’m Lying
Trust Me, I’m Lying
9/10

Sales

Shapeholders
Shapeholders
8/10

Finance

The Vanishing American Corporation
The Vanishing American Corporation
9/10

Economics

Taking Rights Seriously
Taking Rights Seriously
9/10

Digitalization & IT

Makers
Makers
9/10

Human Resources

What Works
What Works
9/10

Production & Logistics

Toyota Kata
Toyota Kata
9/10

Innovation

Lean UX
Lean UX
8/10

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