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$100M offers : how to make offers so good people feel stupid saying no / Hormozi, Alex
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"Today, our companies generate 20,000+ new leads per day across sixteen different industries. And, they do it using the eight never-go-hungry playbooks inside. Once you see them, you can't unsee them. They're so powerful, they work without your permission. Inside you will find, The easiest way to get another five customers tomorrow. The hook-retain-reward system to transform content into leads, The 6-part ad framework that gets more people - especially strangers - to want what you sell, The one question that immediately turns any stranger (no matter how cold) into a hot lead, The 7 direct referral methods responsible for 30% of my sales, The affiliate playbook that gets hundreds of other businesses to advertise your stuff for free, The agency agreement that gets them to teach you their lead-getting secrets at no cost, The how-to-get-people-off-the-streets-and-getting-you-leads in under 2 weeks framework and everything else that got our companies boatloads of leads fast. And the best part is you can use these playbooks to get more leads within an hour of reading this book. You just have to know where to look and the first place is inside." --publisher's website.

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All the worst humans : how I made news for dictators, tycoons, and politicians / Elwood, Phil (Philip)
"A bridge-burning, riotous memoir by a top PR operative in Washington who exposes the secrets of the 129-billion-dollar industry that controls so much of what we see and hear in the media -- from a man who used to pull the strings, and who is now pulling back the curtain. After nearly two decades in the Washington PR business, Elwood wants to come clean, by exposing the dark underbelly of the very industry that's made him so successful. The first step is revealing exactly what he's been up to for the past twenty years -- and it isn't pretty. Elwood has worked for a murderer's row of clients, including Gaddafi, Assad, and the government of Qatar -- namely, the bad guys. In All the Worst Humans, Elwood unveils how the PR business works, and how the truth gets made, spun, and sold to the public -- not shying away from the gritty details of his unlikely career. This is a piercing look into the corridors of money, power, politics, and control, all told in Elwood's disarmingly funny and entertaining voice. He recounts a four-day Las Vegas bacchanal with a dictator's son, plotting communications strategies against a terrorist organization in Western Africa, and helping to land a Middle Eastern dictator's wife a glowing profile in Vogue on the same time the Arab Spring broke out. And he reveals all his slippery tricks for seducing journalists in order to create chaos and ultimately cover for politicians, dictators, and spies -- the industry-secret tactics that led to his rise as a political PR pro. Along the way, Phil walks the halls of the Capitol, rides in armored cars through Abuja, and watches his client lose his annual income at the roulette table. But as he moved up the ranks, he felt worse and worse about the sleaziness of it all -- until Elwood receives a shocking wake-up call from the FBI. This risky game nearly cost Elwood his life and his freedom. Seeing the light, Elwood decides to change his ways, and his clients, and to tell the full truth about who is the worst human"--

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Ambition monster : a memoir / Romolini, Jennifer
"A deeply personal memoir about workaholism, the addictive nature of ambition, and the humbling process of picking yourself up when the world lets you down-an anti-girlboss tale for our times"--

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Barons : money, power, and the corruption of America's food industry / Frerick, Austin
"Barons tells the stories of seven companies that have amassed tremendous power over America's food industry, to the detriment of workers, eaters, the environment, and communities alike. Readers will learn about the hog barons, who built an empire in Iowa through confinement sheds: massive warehouses that hold thousands of pigs and are polluting the state with unimaginable amounts of manure. They will meet the coffee barons, a reclusive German family that traces its wealth back to the Third Reich. They will marvel at the ruthlessness of the slaughter barons, who did not hesitate to bribe the Brazilian president for favors -- or to rat him out to authorities in order to stay out of jail. Though unusually large and wealthy, these companies are not unique, but instead represent a pattern of corporate consolidation and deregulation that dominates the entire food business. The result has been hollowed-out rural towns, a workforce built on exploitation of immigrants, horrifying cruelty to animals, once-idyllic landscapes awash in pollution, and a political system that is bought and paid for by wealthy business owners. Barons traces this devastation across the country, arguing that the only way to stop it is to challenge power and regain control of the food system on which we all depend"--

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Be the unicorn : 12 data-driven habits that separate the best leaders from the rest / Maxwell, John C.
"Learn the essential life skills needed to stand out in an increasingly noisy and competitive world in this groundbreaking new book backed by proprietary research"--

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Climate capitali$m : winning the race to zero emissions and solving the crisis of our age / Rathi, Akshat
Climate capitalism
"Our age will be defined by the climate emergency. Contrary to the doomist narrative that's taken hold about the climate emergency, the world has already begun deploying the solutions needed to deal with it. On a journey across five continents, Climate Capitalism tracks the unlikely heroes driving the fight against climate change. From the Chinese bureaucrat who did more to make electric cars a reality than Elon Musk, to the Danish students who helped to build the world's longest-operating wind turbine, or the American oil executive building the technology that can reverse climate damages, we meet the people working to scale technologies that are finally able to bend the emissions curve. Through stories that bring people, policy and technology together, Akshat Rathi reveals how the green economy is not only possible, but profitable. This inspiring blend of business, science, and history provides the framework for ensuring that future generations can live in prosperity and that the wheels of progress don't falter."--

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Complicit : how our culture enables misbehaving men / Bravo, Reah
"A thoroughly researched and deeply personal examination of how we unintentionally condone sexual misconduct and other workplace abuses. When Reah Bravo was hired to work on the Charlie Rose show, the open secret of Rose's behavior toward women didn't deter her from pursuing a position she felt could launch her career in broadcast journalism. She believed that she would be more than capable of handling any unprofessional behavior that might come her way. But she soon learned that the discrepancy between the strong, independently minded woman she believed herself to be and the reality of her culturally conditioned, deferential behavior was vast. No person can accurately predict how one will respond in an abusive situation until one is in it. In a post-MeToo world, where many corporations mandate trainings to prevent misconduct, how do abusers continue to victimize their colleagues? When we live in a society where many feminist ideals are mainstream and women make up a significant percentage of the workforce, why is gender harassment more prevalent than ever? In Complicit, Bravo weaves her professional and personal experiences with insights from experts and other victims to reveal the psychological and cultural forces that make us all enablers of a sexist status quo. The result is a nuanced and comprehensive view of the ways we contribute to environments that harm the most vulnerable among us. With searing research and enlightening commentary, Bravo shines a light on what exactly makes professional misconduct and toxic work environments so pervasive and charts a path towards affecting real change"--

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Crypto confidential : winning and losing millions in the new frontier of finance / Eliason, Nathaniel
"Nat Eliason had six months to make as much money as possible before his first child was born. So, he turned to where so many others did in 2021: Crypto. Within a year, he'd made millions writing code holding hundreds of millions of dollars of other people's money. He'd been hacked. He'd sold a picture of a monkey for two hundred grand. He'd become an influencer, speaking at conferences, and writing a weekly newsletter to tens of thousands of fans. Best of all, Nat had amassed a small fortune. But how much of this money was even real? And how many times can someone double down before they eventually lose everything? Crypto Confidential is Nat's unfiltered, insider's account of the hyperactive, hyper-speculative, hyper-addictive, nearly unregulated, completely insane world being built on the blockchain. A behind-the-scenes expose of the bull runs and breakdowns, revealing exactly how the crypto-sausage gets made. A story of getting rich, going broke, scamming and getting scammed -- and how we can all be more educated participants during the inevitable next bull run"--

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Good team, bad team : lead your people to go after big challenges, not each other / Miller, Blair
"Know yourself, know your team, solve your challenge. When team leaders meet a challenge, they often spend more time dealing with their people than dealing with the challenge. They can't get their team to row in the same direction -- or row at all. In Good Team, Bad Team, a ground-breaking primer for leaders, Sarah Thurber and Blair Miller share their decades of experience building, facilitating, and leading thriving teams alongside pioneering research from the fields of cognitive diversity and creative problem-solving. Effective team leadership isn't mind-reading -- it's good science. Built on research from their popular FourSight System -- used by Disney, Nike, and NASA -- Good Team, Bad Team examines over 6 million data points on problem-solving styles that impact collaboration, innovation, and leadership. By integrating these scientific insights with creative strategies, Good Team, Bad Team presents a transformative model that empowers leaders to harness the diverse energies of their teams and generate powerful results. A good team isn't perfect, but its people know their purpose and trust each other. You might think bad teams are led by bad people. Actually, bad teams are often led by good people, who simply don't have what they need to lead. With practical exercises, relatable stories, and contrasting examples, Thurber and Miller clarify the complexities of how good and bad teams approach challenges and why they succeed or struggle to solve them. Good Team, Bad Team is the must-read leadership toolkit to navigate the ever-evolving landscape of collaboration and achieve extraordinary results -- together"--

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High road leadership : bringing people together in a world that divides / Maxwell, John C.
The world's most influential leadership expert, John C. Maxwell, tackles the problem of our divided world in his latest book High Road Leadership. "Everything rises and falls on leadership," says Maxwell. "Today it is causing people to fall -- into disputes, frustration, anger, and despair. His solution is to expose the problems of taking the low and middle roads when interacting with others and teach people how to instead take the high road. Leaders who practice high road leadership value all people, do the right things for the right reasons, take accountability for their actions, and place people above their own agenda. In his trademark communication style, Maxwell teaches the principles and practices of high-road leadership that can increase anyone's influence and help them make their world a better place.

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How the world ran out of everything : inside the global supply chain / Goodman, Peter S.
The last few years have radically highlighted the intricacy and fragility of the global supply chain. Enormous ships were stuck at sea, warehouses overflowed, and delivery trucks stalled. The result was a scarcity of everything from breakfast cereal to medical devices, from frivolous goods to lifesaving necessities. And while the scale of the pandemic shock was unprecedented, it underscored the troubling reality that the system was fundamentally at risk of descending into chaos all along. And it still is. Sabotaged by financial interests, loss of transparency in markets, and worsening working conditions for the people tasked with keeping the gears turning, our global supply chain has become perpetually on the brink of collapse. How the World Ran Out of Everything is an extraordinary journey revealing the worldwide supply chain -- exposing both the fascinating pathways of manufacturing and transportation that bring products to your doorstep, and the ruthless business logic that has left local communities at the mercy of a complex and fragile network for their basic necessities.

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Lean marketing : more leads. more profit. less marketing / Dib, Allan
The lean movement has transformed manufacturing and is now revolutionizing marketing. Small, medium, and large businesses are getting bigger and better results with less marketing. Stop trying to outshout the other guy. Stop blunt-force conventional marketing tactics that annoy, interrupt, and repel. Stop wasting time with theoretical claptrap that doesn't work in the real world. Get immediate traction by implementing lean marketing.

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Made whole : the practical guide to reaching your financial goals / Aliche, Tiffany
"We all want to live within our means, save for retirement, invest a little, and yet still have some left over each month for fun. But as most people know, real life can get in the way of even our best intentions! To help us set realistic goals and keep us on track to meeting them, New York Times bestselling financial educator Tiffany "The Budgetnista" Aliche has an invaluable 10-step action plan: Made Whole. With her signature down-to-earth style, she offers worksheets, checklists, and action items for ten important building blocks-from the ins and outs of budgeting, investing, credit rating, and estate planning, to getting insurance and getting the flow of our money automated. A hardworking tool for getting our financial ducks in a row, it also includes: Clear explanations of intimidating financial terminology Simple instruction on calculating our present situation and future needs Invaluable worksheets for keeping track of the numbers Handy hacks for increasing your credit score, making savings "hard to access," and finding support to stay on track to your goals A masterclass in taking charge of your money, Made Whole has what every reader needs to achieve financial savvy, stability, and security"--

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Money out loud : all the financial stuff no one taught us / Anat, Berna
"In this nonfiction teen book, "financial hype woman" Berna Anat explains all the stuff young adults need to know about personal finance, covering everything from how and why to make a budget, to understanding the inequalities of our economy and how to work to change them"--

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Non-bullshit innovation : 17 proven ways to transform how you work / Rowan, David.
Seventeen proven ways to transform how you work
David Rowan travels the globe in search of the most exciting and pioneering startups building the future. He's got to know the founders of WhatsApp, LinkedIn, Google, Spotify, Xiaomi, Didi, Nest, Twitter and countless other ambitious entrepreneurs disrupting businesses in almost every sector. And yet too often the companies they're disrupting don't get it. They think they can innovate through jargon: with talk of change agents and co-creation gurus, ideas portals and webinars, make-a-thons and hackfests, paradigm shifts and pilgrimages to Silicon Valley. It's mostly pointless innovation theatre -- corporate nonsense that has little to do with delivering real change. But during this quest he's also discovered some genuinely exciting and transformative approaches to innovation, often in places you might least expect. Packed full of tips for anyone looking for radical ways to adapt and thrive in the digital age, this carefully curated selection of stories will reveal ideas for creating genuine innovation from some of the world's most inspiring leaders.

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Poor Charlie's almanack : the essential wit and wisdom of Charles T. Munger / Munger, Charles T.
Essential wit and wisdom of Charles T. Munger.
From the legendary vice-chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, lessons in investment strategy, philanthropy, and living a rational and ethical life. "Spend each day trying to be a little wiser than you were when you woke up," Charles T. Munger advises in Poor Charlie's Almanack. Originally published in 2005, this compendium of eleven talks delivered by the legendary Berkshire Hathaway vice-chairman between 1986 and 2007 has become a touchstone for a generation of investors and entrepreneurs seeking to absorb the enduring wit and wisdom of one of the great minds of the 20th and 21st centuries. Edited by Peter D. Kaufman, chairman and CEO of Glenair and longtime friend of Charlie Munger--whom he calls "this generation's answer to Benjamin Franklin"--this abridged Stripe Press edition of Poor Charlie's Almanack features a brand-new foreword by Stripe cofounder John Collison. Poor Charlie's Almanack draws on Munger's encyclopedic knowledge of business, finance, history, philosophy, physics, and ethics--and more besides--to introduce the latticework of mental models that underpin his rational and rigorous approach to life, learning, and decision-making. Delivered with Munger's characteristic sharp wit and rhetorical flair, it is an essential volume for any reader seeking to go to bed a little wiser than when they woke up.

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Retire by 30 : achieve financial freedom through the FIRE movement & live life on your own terms / Niu, Frank
Retire by thirty
The beginner-friendly guide to breaking free from the corporate grind. The secrets to gaining wealth are usually gatekept by those at the top, who make navigating our financial systems seem hard and inaccessible. Yet, with the right mindset, financial freedom is closer than you think. Enter the F.I.R.E. (Financial Independence, Retire Early) movement. It's not about wishful thinking; it's about actionable strategies. Frank Niu didn't just dream about early retirement--he achieved it by age 30. Now, he's here to share his proven tactics that could save you years of effort and financial uncertainty. Whether you're starting from scratch or already on your financial journey, this book provides invaluable insights.

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Selling the dream : the billion-dollar industry bankrupting Americans / Marie, Jane (Journalist)
"Peabody and Emmy Award-winning journalist Jane Marie expands on her popular podcast The Dream to expose the scourge of multilevel marketing schemes and how they have profited off the evisceration of the American working class. We've all heard of Amway, Mary Kay, Tupperware, and LuLaRoe, but few know the nefarious way they and countless other multilevel marketing (MLM) companies prey on desperate Americans struggling to make ends meet. When factories close, stalwart industries shutter, and blue-collar opportunities evaporate, MLMs are there, ready to pounce on the crumbling American Dream. MLMs thrive in rural areas and on military bases, targeting women with promises of being their own boss and millions of dollars in easy income-even at the risk of their entire life savings. But the vast majority-99.7%-of those who join an MLM make no money or lose money, and wind up stuck with inventory they can't sell to recoup their losses. Featuring in-depth reporting and intimate research, Selling the Dream reveals how these companies-often owned by political and corporate elites, such as the Devos and the Van Andels families-have made a windfall in profit off of the desperation of the American working class"--

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Seventeen to millionaire / Price, Douglas
The ultimate personal finance book for seventeen-year-old Canadians who wanna be millionaires. Crafted in a conversational, "we're-just-hangin'-out-having-coffee" kind of style, Seventeen To Millionaire highlights the pathway to financial success in a kick-ass, fast-paced, and easy-to-understand way. Every parent wants to set their teenager up for financial success. This book is one of the tools to help make that happen.

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Smart, not loud : how to get noticed at work for all the right reasons / Chen, Jessica (Ceo Of Soulcast Media)
"An introduction to a new way of getting noticed at work that's neither loud, aggressive, nor boastful"--

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