You’re About to Make a Terrible Mistake: How Biases Distort Decision-Making and What You Can Do to Fight Them – Olivier Sibony

Discover nine common business decision-making traps — and learn practical tools for avoiding them — in this “masterful,” research-based guide from a professor of strategic thinking. (Daniel Kahneman, author of Thinking, Fast and Slow) We all make decisions all the time. It’s so natural that we hardly stop to think about it. Yet even the smartest and most experienced among us make frequent and predictable errors. So, what makes a good decision? Should we trust our intuitions, and if so, when? How can we avoid being tripped up ...



How Risky Is It, Really?: Why Our Fears Don’t Always Match the Facts – David Ropeik

“Clear, balanced, and lively.” — Steven Pinker, bestselling author of How the Mind Works ARE YOU AFRAID OF THE “RIGHT” RISKS? Do you worry more about radiation from nuclear power or from the sun? Are you more afraid of getting cancer than heart disease? Are you safer talking on your cell phone or using a hands-free device when you drive? Do you think global warming is a serious threat to your health? GET THE FACTS BEHIND YOUR FEARS—AND DISCOVER . . . HOW RISKY IS IT, ...



Do Nothing – Celeste Headlee

“A welcome antidote to our toxic hustle culture of burnout.”—Arianna Huffington “This book is so important and could truly save lives.”—Elizabeth Gilbert “A clarion call to work smarter [and] accomplish more by doing less.”—Adam Grant   We work feverishly to make ourselves happy. So why are we so miserable? Despite our constant search for new ways to optimize our bodies and minds for peak performance, human beings are working more instead of less, living harder not smarter, and becoming more lonely and anxious. We strive ...

The Self-Evolved Leader: Elevate Your Focus and Develop Your People In a World That Refuses to Slow Down – Dave McKeown

A practical guide to help executives and managers at all levels adopt a new way of leading in our fast-moving world. In this easy-to-read yet impactful book, leadership expert Dave McKeown dispels many of leadership mindsets and approaches that are no longer effective in our organizations. In their place he provides a compelling case that leadership should be focused on achieving the team’s common goals and in doing so helping them become the best version of themselves. McKeown outlines the three key steps to make ...



Always Day One: How the Tech Titans Plan to Stay on Top Forever – Alex Kantrowitz

An acclaimed tech reporter reveals the inner workings of Amazon, Facebook, Google, Apple, and Microsoft, showing how to compete with the tech titans using their own playbook. At Amazon, “Day One” is code for inventing like a startup, with little regard for legacy. Day Two is, in Jeff Bezos’s own words, “stasis, followed by irrelevance, followed by excruciating, painful decline, followed by death.” Most companies today are set up for Day Two. They build advantages and defend them fiercely, rather than invent the future. But ...



The Catalyst: How to Change Anyone’s Mind – Jonah Berger

“Jonah Berger is one of those rare thinkers who blends research-based insights with immensely practical guidance. I am grateful to be one of the many who have learned from this master teacher.” —Jim Collins, author Good to Great, coauthor Built to Last From the author of New York Times bestsellers Contagious and Invisible Influence comes a revolutionary approach to changing anyone’s mind. Everyone has something they want to change. Marketers want to change their customers’ minds and leaders want to change organizations. Start-ups want to change industries and nonprofits want to change the world. ...



The Infinite Game – Simon Sinek

From the New York Times bestselling author of Start With Why and Leaders Eat Last, a bold framework for leadership in today’s ever-changing world. How do we win a game that has no end? Finite games, like football or chess, have known players, fixed rules and a clear endpoint. The winners and losers are easily identified. Infinite games, games with no finish line, like business or politics, or life itself, have players who come and go. The rules of an infinite game are changeable while infinite games have no defined ...

Entrepreneurial Investing: Connecting Sophisticated Capital with Talented Small Business – Callum Laing

Imagine being offered a chance to invest in a solid, debt-free, profitable company that was going to go public tomorrow at below market rates. Now imagine getting that offer twenty or more times a year. This is the model that Callum Laing and his team have been working on since 2015. By marrying the capital markets with the small business ecosystem, Entrepreneurial Investing shows you how you can start investing today in projects that have the fast growth of a tech company, the dividend policy ...