17 business books everyone will be reading in 2018 by Business Insider

17 business books everyone will be reading in 2018 by Business Insider

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Title: Your Best Year Ever: A 5-Step Plan for Achieving Your Most Important Goals

We all want to live a life that matters. We all want to reach our full potential. But too often we find ourselves overwhelmed by the day-to-day. Our big goals get pushed to the back burner--and then, more often than not, they get forgotten. New York Times bestselling author Michael Hyatt wants readers to know that it doesn't have to be this way. In fact, he thinks that this is the year readers can finally close the gap between reality and their dreams.
Author(s): Michael Hyatt
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Title: The Right and Wrong Stuff

Nearly a quarter century ago Carter Cast seemed to have it all together: he had a first-class education, an all-American athletic career, and was a very bright and energetic rising star on the fast track at a Fortune 100 company, PepsiCo.
Author(s): Carter Cast
ISBN 13: 9781610397094
Pages: 288
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Title: When to Jump: If the Job You Have Isn't the Life You Want

When Mike Lewis was twenty-four and working in a prestigious corporate job, he eagerly wanted to leave and pursue his dream of becoming a professional squash player. But he had questions: When is the right time to move from work that is comfortable to a career you have only dared to dream of? How have other people made such a jump? What did they feel when making that jump―and afterward?
Author(s): Mike Lewis
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Title: When

Yet we make those decisions based on intuition and guesswork. Timing, it's often assumed, is an art. In When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing, Pink shows that timing is really a science.
Author(s): Daniel H. Pink
ISBN 13: 9780735210622
Pages: 272
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Title: The Origins of Happiness: The Science of Well-Being over the Life Course

What makes people happy? Why should governments care about people’s well-being? How would policy change if well-being was the main objective? The Origins of Happiness seeks to revolutionize how we think about human priorities and to promote public policy changes that are based on what really matters to people. Drawing on a uniquely comprehensive range of evidence from longitudinal data on over one hundred thousand individuals in Britain, the United States, Australia, and Germany, the authors consider the key factors that affect human well-being.
Author(s): Andrew E. Clark; Sarah Flèche; Richard Layard;Nattavudh Powdthavee;George Ward
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Title: Rise and Grind

Today, his brand FUBU has over $6 billion in sales. Convenient though it might be to believe that you can shortcut your way to the top, says John, the truth is that if you want to get and stay ahead, you need to put in the work.
Author(s): Daymond John;Daniel Paisner
ISBN 13: 9780804189958
Pages: 320
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Title: The Culture Code

Coyle discovered that high-performing groups relentlessly generate three key messages that enable them to excel: 1) Safety - we are connected. 2) Shared Risk - we are vulnerable together. 3) Purpose - we are part of the same story.
Author(s): Daniel Coyle
ISBN 13: 9780804176989
Pages: 304
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Title: Crushing It!: How Great Entrepreneurs Build Their Business and Influence-and How You Can, Too

Four-time New York Times bestselling author Gary Vaynerchuk offers new lessons and inspiration drawn from the experiences of dozens of influencers and entrepreneurs who rejected the predictable corporate path in favor of pursuing their dreams by building thriving businesses and extraordinary personal brands.
Author(s): Gary Vaynerchuk
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Title: Brotopia: Breaking Up the Boys Club of Silicon Valley

For women in tech, Silicon Valley is not a fantasyland of unicorns, virtual reality rainbows, and 3D-printed lollipops, where millions of dollars grow on trees. It's a "Brotopia," where men hold all the cards and make all the rules. Vastly outnumbered, women face toxic workplaces rife with discrimination and sexual harassment, where investors take meetings in hot tubs and network at sex parties.
Author(s): Emily Chang
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Title: Thinking in Bets

What decision has the highest odds of success? Did I land in the unlucky 10% on the strategy that works 90% of the time? Or is my success attributable to dumb luck rather than great decision making?
Author(s): Annie Duke
ISBN 13: 9780735216358
Pages: 288
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Title: The Kings of Big Spring

In Texas blood is bond and oil is king.
Author(s): Bryan Mealer
ISBN 13: 9781250058911
Pages: 384
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Title: The Truth Machine: The Blockchain and the Future of Everything

Big banks have grown bigger and more entrenched. Privacy exists only until the next hack. Credit card fraud is a fact of life. Many of the “legacy systems” once designed to make our lives easier and our economy more efficient are no longer up to the task. Yet there is a way past all this―a new kind of operating system with the potential to revolutionize vast swaths of our economy: the blockchain.
Author(s): Paul Vigna;Michael J. Casey
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Title: Superconnector: Stop Networking and Start Building Business Relationships that Matter

STOP NETWORKING. Seriously, stop doing it. Now. It is time to ditch the old networking-for networking's-sake mentality in favor of a more powerful and effective approach to creating and enhancing connections. In Superconnector, Scott Gerber and Ryan Paugh reveal a new category of professionals born out of the social media era: highly valuable community-builders who make things happen through their keen understanding and utilization of social capital. Superconnectors understand the power of relationship-building, problem-solve by connecting the dots at high levels, and purposefully cause different worlds and communities to interact with the intention of creating mutual value.
Author(s): Scott Gerber;Ryan Paugh
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Title: Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

In his most provocative and practical book yet, one of the foremost thinkers of our time redefines what it means to understand the world, succeed in a profession, contribute to a fair and just society, detect nonsense, and influence others. Citing examples ranging from Hammurabi to Seneca, Antaeus the Giant to Donald Trump, Nassim Nicholas Taleb shows how the willingness to accept one’s own risks is an essential attribute of heroes, saints, and flourishing people in all walks of life.
Author(s): Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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Title: We the Corporations

In this groundbreaking portrait of corporate seizure of political power, We the Corporations reveals how American businesses won equal rights and transformed the Constitution to serve the ends of capital.
Author(s): Adam Winkler
ISBN 13: 9780871407122
Pages: 384
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Title: 3 Kings: Diddy, Dr. Dre, Jay-Z, and Hip-Hop's Multibillion-Dollar Rise

Being successful musicians was simply never enough for the three kings of hip-hop. Diddy, Dr. Dre, and Jay-Z lifted themselves from childhood adversity into tycoon territory, amassing levels of fame and wealth that not only outshone all other contemporary hip-hop artists, but with a combined net worth of well over $2 billion made them the three richest American musicians, period. Yet their fortunes have little to do with selling their own albums: between Diddy's Ciroc vodka, Dre's $3 billion sale of his Beats headphones to Apple, and Jay-Z's Tidal streaming service and other assets, these artists have transcended pop music fame to become lifestyle icons and moguls.
Author(s): Zack O'Malley Greenburg
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