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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Chris Martenson and Adam Taggart

Peak Prosperity Press, 2015

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Tyler Cowen

Dutton, 2013

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Edmund Bourne and Lorna Garano

New Harbinger, 2016

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Steve Peters

Jeremy P. Tarcher, 2013

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Michael Ellsberg and Bryan Franklin

Portfolio, 2016

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Dorie Clark

Portfolio, 2015

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Andrew Sobel and Jerold Panas

Wiley, 2012

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Jennifer B. Kahnweiler

Berrett-Koehler, 2015

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John Danner and Mark Coopersmith

Wiley, 2015

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Henry Hutcheson

Greenleaf Book Group, 2016

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Rob Fazio

Career Press, 2016

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Scott Miller and David Morey

Career Press, 2016

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David Horsager

Berrett-Koehler, 2015

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Henry Cloud

HarperBusiness, 2016

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Lois Kelly and Carmen Medina

O'Reilly, 2014

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David M. Levy

Yale UP, 2016

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Joseph McCormack

Wiley, 2014

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Tom Kendrick

AMACOM, 2016

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Bill Jensen

Motivational Press, 2015

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Grace Killelea

AMACOM, 2016

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Patrick Lencioni

Jossey-Bass, 2016

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