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Angel

Jason Calacanis

Angel

How to Invest in Technology Startups-Timeless Advice from an Angel Investor Who Turned $100,000 into $100,000,000

Coming Soon: July 11, 2017

One of Silicon Valley’s most successful angel investors shares his rules for investing in startups. More

Killing It

Sheryl O’Loughlin

Killing It

An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Keeping Your Head Without Losing Your Heart

Published: December 6, 2016

The former CEO of Clif Bar, Co-founder of Plum, and serial entrepreneur offers insights about launching and growing a business while maintaining a fulfilled life in this practical guide filled with hard-won advice culled from the author’s own sometimes dark, raw experiences. With a foreword by Steve Blank. Aspiring entrepreneurs are told that to launch a business, you must go all in,… More

Art Thinking

Amy Whitaker

Art Thinking

How to Carve Out Creative Space in a World of Schedules, Budgets, and Bosses

Published: July 5, 2016

An indispensable and inspiring guide to creativity in the workplace and beyond, drawing on art, psychology, science, sports, law, business, and technology to help you land big ideas in the practical world. Anyone from CEO to freelancer knows how hard it is to think big, let alone follow up, while under pressure to get things done. Art Thinking offers practical principles, inspiration,… More

Play Bigger

Al Ramadan, Dave Peterson, Christopher Lochhead, & Kevin Maney

Play Bigger

How Pirates, Dreamers, and Innovators Create and Dominate Markets

Published: June 14, 2016

The founders of a respected Silicon Valley advisory firm study legendary category-creating companies and reveal a groundbreaking discipline called category design. Winning today isn’t about beating the competition at the old game. It’s about inventing a whole new game—defining a new market category, developing it, and dominating it over time. You can’t build a legendary company without… More

#AskGaryVee

Gary Vaynerchuk

#AskGaryVee

One Entrepreneur’s Take on Leadership, Social Media, and Self-Awareness

Published: March 8, 2016

The New York Times bestselling author draws from his popular show #AskGaryVee to offer surprising, often outrageous, and imminently useful and honest answers to everything you’ve ever wanted to know—and more—about navigating the new world. Gary Vaynerchuk—the inspiring and unconventional entrepreneur who introduced us to the concept of crush it—knows how to get things done, have fun, and… More

Do Cool Sh*t

Miki Agrawal

Do Cool Sh*t

Quit Your Day Job, Start Your Own Business, and Live Happily Ever After

Published: January 20, 2015

Is it possible to make a career out of something you love? Miki Agrawal, entrepreneur, angel investor, and cool-sh*t doer, has figured it out and now shows you how. In Do Cool Sh*t, she shares her adventures in entrepreneurship and life, from learning to step out of her comfort zone in a foreign country to achieving her dream of playing soccer for the New York Magic to partnering with… More

Smart People Should Build Things

Andrew Yang

Smart People Should Build Things

How to Restore Our Culture of Achievement, Build a Path for Entrepreneurs, and Create New Jobs in America

Published: February 4, 2014

Andrew Yang, the founder of Venture for America, offers a unique solution to our country’s economic and social problems—our smart people should be building things. Smart People Should Build Things offers a stark picture of the current culture and a revolutionary model that will redirect a generation of ambitious young people to the critical job of innovating and building new businesses. … More

Business Brilliant

Lewis Schiff

Business Brilliant

Surprising Lessons from the Greatest Self-Made Business Icons

Published: March 19, 2013

In Business Brilliant, Lewis Schiff combines compelling storytelling with ground-breaking research to show the rest of us what America’s self-made rich already know: It’s synergy, not serendipity that produces success. He explodes common myths about wealth and explains how legendary entrepreneurs such as Richard Branson, Suze Orman, Steve Jobs, and Warren Buffet have subscribed to a set… More

The Girl’s Guide to Starting Your Own Business (Revised Edition)

Caitlin Friedman & Kimberly Yorio

The Girl’s Guide to Starting Your Own Business (Revised Edition)

Candid Advice, Frank Talk, and True Stories for the Successful Entrepreneur

Published: December 7, 2010

“This fun and informative book shows aspiring young women how to build their own businesses from the ground up...and stand as tall as a Manhattan highrise.” —Barbara Corcoran, author of If You Don’t Have Large Breasts Wear Ribbons in Your Pigtails   “This book will do for business what The Joy of Cooking did for the culinary world.” —Ella Brennan, owner, Commander’s Palace   The Girl’s… More

Profits Aren’t Everything, They’re the Only Thing

George Cloutier

Profits Aren’t Everything, They’re the Only Thing

No-Nonsense Rules from the Ultimate Contrarian and Small Business Guru

Published: September 7, 2010

The best family business has one member. Weekends are for working, not playing golf or coaching. Never pay your vendors on time. Wear your control-freak badge with pride. Out denial: If your business is failing during a recession, it’s your fault. George Cloutier’s controversial rules for doing business aren’t taught at Harvard Business School. The founder and CEO of American… More

The E-Myth Enterprise

Michael E. Gerber

The E-Myth Enterprise

How to Turn a Great Idea into a Thriving Business

Published: August 3, 2010

“This excellent book is a must-read for current and aspiring entrepreneurs.”—Booklist Discover how to turn a great idea into a thriving business with The E-Myth Enterprise, using the proven methods that bestselling author Michael  E. Gerber has developed over the course of his more than forty years as an entrepreneur and coach. Michael  E.Gerber is THE #1 name in small business and his… More

Awakening the Entrepreneur Within

Michael E. Gerber

Awakening the Entrepreneur Within

How Ordinary People Can Create Extraordinary Companies

Published: December 8, 2009

“No business author has touched me as deeply as Michael Gerber has.” —Jack Canfield, co-creator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul bestselling book series   The legendary Michael Gerber—founder of E-Myth Worldwide and author of such multi-million copy bestselling classics as The E-Myth Revisited and E-Myth Mastery—shows you how to go from dreaming about having your own business to… More

Lasting Lessons from the Corner Office

Todd G. Buchholz

Lasting Lessons from the Corner Office

Essential Wisdom from the Twentieth Century’s Greatest Entrepreneurs

Published: March 24, 2009

Lasting Lessons from the Corner Office uncovers the secrets behind the success of the great CEOs through their lives and personal stories. Why did Ray Kroc’s plan for McDonald’s thrive when all the other burger joints failed? How can we apply his lessons to Krispy Kreme? How did Walt Disney’s most dismal day as a young cartoonist radically change his career direction? We learn about their… More

Alpha Dogs

Donna Fenn

Alpha Dogs

How Your Small Business Can Become a Leader of the Pack

Published: May 8, 2007

Outsmart your competitors, leap to the head of the pack, and become an alpha dog! How does an average company distinguish itself in the marketplace, generate higher sales than its competitors, and earn the lasting loyalty of customers and employees? Alpha Dogs tells the inspiring stories of savvy entrepreneurs who discovered the perfect formula and rose to the top. In her personal and… More

E-Myth Mastery

Michael E. Gerber

E-Myth Mastery

The Seven Essential Disciplines for Building a World Class Company

Published: February 20, 2007

The bestselling author of phenomenally successful and continually vital The E-Myth Revisited presents the next big step in entrepreneurial management and leadership with E-Myth Mastery. A practical, real-world program that is implemented real-time into your business, Gerber begins by engaging the reader in understanding why the entrepreneur is so critical to the success of any… More

Launch It!

Molly Miller-Davidson, JoAnne Stone-Geier, & Michael B. Levinson

Launch It!

How to Turn Good Ideas Into Great Products That Sell

Published: September 5, 2006

The easy–to–read bible for developing, financing, marketing, and selling consumer products––from gadgets to kitsch, from high–touch to high–end––for America’s rising entrepreneurial nation. Launch It! is written by a team of trend and product consultants with over 60 years of collective experience advising thousands of entrepeneurs, designers, and companies. As they realized not one… More

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Peter F. Drucker

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Published: May 9, 2006

Peter Drucker’s classic book on innovation and entrepreneurship This is the first book to present innovation and entrepreneurship as a purposeful and systematic discipline that explains and analyzes the challenges and opportunities of America’s new entrepreneurial economy. Superbly practical, Innovation and Entrepreneurship explains what established businesses, public service… More

Go It Alone!

Bruce Judson

Go It Alone!

The Secret to Building a Successful Business on Your Own

Published: December 13, 2005

There is an epidemic of unhappiness in the American workplace. A full 70 percent of workers in the United States report that they are disengaged from their jobs. When asked, “Do you have the opportunity to do what you do best every day?” only 20 percent of nearly 2 million employees said yes. It is no wonder that 56 percent of all Americans dream of starting their own business. So why… More

Reinventing the Wheel

Steve Kemper

Reinventing the Wheel

A Story of Genius, Innovation, and Grand Ambition

Published: March 15, 2005

Reinventing the Wheel is the riveting, behind-the-scenes story of the enigmatic and cocksure inventor Dean Kamen and the Segway Human Transporter. When Kamen invented the two-wheeled vehicle known to many by its code name, Ginger, he promised it would transform the face of personal transportation forever. But when this brilliant and driven inventor attempted to become an entrepreneur, a… More

The E-Myth Revisited

Michael E. Gerber

The E-Myth Revisited

Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It

Published: October 14, 2004

E-Myth 'e-,'mith n 1: the entrepreneurial myth: the myth that most people who start small businesses are entrepreneurs 2: the fatal assumption that an individual who understands the technical work of a business can successfully run a business that does that technical work Voted #1 business book by Inc. 500 CEOs. An instant classic, this revised and updated edition of the phenomenal… More

The One-Page Proposal

Patrick G. Riley

The One-Page Proposal

How to Get Your Business Pitch onto One Persuasive Page

Published: September 3, 2002

As clear, concise, and concrete as its subject, Patrick Riley‘s The One–Page Proposal promises to be the definitive business guide to getting your best ideas fully understood in the least amount of time. Today more than ever, business decisions are made on the fly first impressions can make all the difference. Now, in the first book of its kind, successful entrepreneur Patrick Riley… More