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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Michael Useem

Crown, 2003

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Shu Hattori

McGraw-Hill, 2016

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Paul Butler et al.

McGraw-Hill, 2015

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Suzanne M. Paling

Career Press, 2016

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Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic

Wiley, 2015

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Marie Perruchet

McGraw-Hill, 2016

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Angela Duckworth

Scribner, 2016

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John Lanchester

W.W. Norton, 2014

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Chris Voss and Tahl Raz

HarperBusiness, 2016

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Michael Breus

Little, Brown, 2016

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Amy Cuddy

Little, Brown, 2015

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William Gentry PhD

Berrett-Koehler, 2016

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Jason Jordan and Michelle Vazzana

McGraw-Hill, 2011

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Karissa Thacker

Wiley, 2016

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Mike Figliuolo

Career Press, 2016

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Jeff Elton and Anne O’Riordan

Wiley, 2016

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Adam Gazzaley and Larry D. Rosen

MIT Press, 2016

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Roland Paulsen

Cambridge UP, 2014

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Ali S. Khan

Public Affairs, 2016

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Cal Newport

Grand Central, 2016

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Dan Lyons

Hachette Book Group USA, 2016

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