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My Favorite Books

Mostly marketing / business / startup focussed

To Kill a Mockingbird: Harper Lee: 9780446310789: Amazon.com: Books

"When he was nearly thirteen, my brother Jem got his arm badly broken at the elbow.... When enough years had gone by to enable us to look back on them, we sometimes discussed the events leading to his accident. I maintain that the Ewells started it all, but Jem, who was four years my senior, said it started long before that.

The Alchemist

Like the one-time bestseller Jonathan Livingston Seagull, The Alchemist presents a simple fable, based on simple truths and places it in a highly unique situation. And though we may sniff a bestselling formula, it is certainly not a new one: even the ancient tribal storytellers knew that this is the most successful method of entertaining an audience while slipping in a lesson or two.

The Kite Runner

In his debut novel, The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini accomplishes what very few contemporary novelists are able to do. He manages to provide an educational and eye-opening account of a country's political turmoil--in this case, Afghanistan--while also developing characters whose heartbreaking struggles and emotional triumphs resonate with readers long after the last page has been turned over.

Made To Stick | HeathBrothers

Since its release in 2007, Made to Stick has become popular with managers, marketers, teachers, ministers, entrepreneurs, and others who want to make their ideas stick. It's been translated into Arabic, Bulgarian, Croatian, Dutch, and 25 other languages.

The Back of the Napkin | DanRoam.com

"Inspiring! It teaches you a new way of thinking in a few hours - what more could you ask from a book?" - Dan Heath,author of Made to Stick "With style and wit, Dan Roam has provided a smart, practical primer on the power of visual thinking. - Daniel H.

Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret

If anyone tried to determine the most common rite of passage for preteen girls in North America, a girl's first reading of Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret would rank near the top of the list.

Nicholas Carr's The Shallows

What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains Finalist for the 2011 Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction Finalist for the 2011 PEN Center USA Literary Award International bestseller; translated into 22 languages "Nicholas Carr has written a Silent Spring for the literary mind."

The Dream Society: How the Coming Shift from Information to Imagination Will Transform Your Business

Jensen, director of the Copenhagen Institute for Future Studies, presents a riveting essay on the future demand for goods and services. He predicts that the present information-based society will evolve into a society that values the stories behind products and services. According to Jensen, these stories will fill the need for emotional wealth when material wealth has become commonplace.

Never Eat Alone « Keith Ferrazzi

"Your network is your net worth. This book shows you how to add to your personal bottom line with better networking and bigger relationships…Buy this book!" - Tim Sanders, author of Love Is The Kill App "LOVED this book. It is truly an eye-opener. Brilliant. Relevant.

One Hundred Years of Solitude - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Read it in Spanish - if you can. Pure magic and tells the history of the Buendias family, the founders of Macondo, a remote South American settlement.

Start With Why - @SimonSinek

Click here to order the paperback edition. Also available for Kindle. Learn about the naturally occurring pattern that explains how great leaders inspire action. Those who know their Why are the ones who lead. They are the ones who inspire. Wear what you believe. Share what you believe.

Positioning - Battle for the Mind | Ries & Trout

The Fall of Advertising & the Rise of PR The 22 Immutable Laws of Branding 11 Immutable Laws of Internet Branding The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing

Resonate - Nancy Duarte

Present visual stories that transform audiences

By leveraging techniques normally reserved for cinema and literature, Resonate reveals how to transform any presentation into an engaging journey. You will discover how to understand your audience, create persuasive content, and elicit a groundswell response.

A Whole New Mind | Daniel Pink

Discussion Guide for Business (Free 2-page PDF) Discussion Guide for Educators (Free 2-page PDF) Lawyers. Accountants. Computer programmers. That's what our parents encouraged us to become when we grew up. But Mom and Dad were wrong. The future belongs to a very different kind of person with a very different kind of mind.

The A-Z of Local Content. A Toolkit to guide you to create socially compelling local content

A 26 towns + cities showcase ideas you can adapt locally THE A-Z of Local Content Ideas Z slot in the words to match your location & community content needs

The A-Z of Local Content. A Toolkit to guide you to create socially compelling local content

A 26 towns + cities showcase ideas you can adapt locally THE A-Z of Local Content Ideas Z slot in the words to match your location & community content needs

Owner Magazine

I was sent these shoes from Topo Athletic to check out for my fitness training. Why they were interesting is, well, first off, they're split toed like ninja tabi, only with a more modern mindset to them. Secondly, they were founded by Tony Post, former CEO of Vibram, who made the five fingered shoes you [...]

Owner Magazine

I was sent these shoes from Topo Athletic to check out for my fitness training. Why they were interesting is, well, first off, they're split toed like ninja tabi, only with a more modern mindset to them. Secondly, they were founded by Tony Post, former CEO of Vibram, who made the five fingered shoes you [...]