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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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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Sheila L. Margolis

Workplace Culture Institute, 2016

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Robert Cialdini

Simon & Schuster, 2016

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Nina Segura

Transcendent Publishing, 2016

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Marshall B. Rosenberg

Puddledancer Press, 2003

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Amy Johnson (PhD)

New Harbinger, 2016

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David A Owens

Jossey-Bass, 2011

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Arianna Huffington

Harmony Books, 2016

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Ken Lizotte

Maven House Press, 2016

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Leon Shapiro and Leo Bottary

Bibliomotion, 2016

(8)

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Lynda Gratton and Andrew Scott

Bloomsbury, 2016

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Greg Williams

Career Press, 2016

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L. David Marquet

Portfolio, 2013

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Paul Dolan

Hudson Street Press, 2014

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Helaine Olen and Harold Pollack

Portfolio, 2016

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Deepak Malhotra

Berrett-Koehler, 2016

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Chris Martenson and Adam Taggart

Peak Prosperity Press, 2015

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Laurence J. Peter and Raymond Hull

HarperBusiness, 2009

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