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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David Horsager

Free Press, 2012

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Bill Treasurer

Berrett-Koehler, 2017

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Rick Brandon PhD and Marty Seldman PhD

Free Press, 2004

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Tomasz Tunguz and Frank Bien

Wiley, 2016

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Diane Mulcahy

AMACOM, 2016

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Ryan Holiday

Portfolio, 2016

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Brené Brown

Spiegel & Grau, 2015

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Claudio Feser

Wiley, 2016

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Michael Abrams and Julia Taylor Kennedy

Rare Bird Books, 2015

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Matthew Syed

Portfolio, 2015

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Ross McCammon

Dutton, 2015

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Laura Overton and Genny Dixon

Towards Maturity, 2016

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Jeffrey J. Selingo

Amazon Publishing, 2013

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Joseph Murphy

Martino Publishing, 2011

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Scott Berkun

O'Reilly, 2010

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Robert Bolton and Dorothy Grover Bolton

AMACOM, 2009

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Mahan Khalsa and Randy Illig

Portfolio, 2008

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Felix Dennis

Portfolio, 2008

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Frank Ahrens

HarperBusiness, 2016

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Sheila L. Margolis

Workplace Culture Institute, 2016

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Robert Cialdini

Simon & Schuster, 2016

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