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Railroader: The Unfiltered Genius and Controversy of Four-Time CEO Hunter Harrison
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,640. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / transportation
Hunter Harrison, the revolutionary railroader from Memphis, dramatically turned four publicly traded companies into cash machines. Starting as a laborer when he was a wayward teenager, Harrison spent a half century in the rail business and nearly two decades running Illinois Central, Canadian National, Canadian Pacific, and CSX.
Under the Influence, New Edition of the Unauthorized Story of the Anheuser-Busch Dynasty
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 174,480. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » History » American
"Under the Influence" is the compellingly readable and completely unauthorized saga of the Busch family and the Anheuser-Busch brewery it controlled for more than a century. This New York Times best seller is the first book to tell the whole story behind the All-American red, white and blue logo--an amazing tale of opportunism unbridled power, family conflict, sex scandals and violent death.
Bill Gates et la saga de Microsoft
Price: $6.78 USD. Words: 123,950. Language: French. Published: July 1, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Biographie de Bill Gates Première biographie réalisée sur Bill Gates, ce livre a été adapté et publié dans de nombreux pays du monde : USA, Chine, Japon, Inde, Corée du Sud, Israel, Hongrie…
Elon Musk: A Biography of Business, Success and Entrepreneurship (Tesla, SpaceX, Billionaire)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,170. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
“If something is important enough, even if the odds are against you, you should still do it.” (Elon Musk) Do you want to know what made Elon Musk so successful? Learn About The Billionaire Visionary Behind Tesla Motors and Paypal This book will offer you the most extensive introduction to Elon Musk. You are going to learn what made Elon Musk such a successful figure.
Mark H. McCormack's What They Don’t Teach You at Harvard Business School: Notes from a Street-smart Executive Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 8,560. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » New business enterprises, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
This is a summary of Mark H. McCormack's business classic which remains a must-read for executives and managers at every level, featuring straight-talking advice you’ll never hear in business school. Relating his proven method of “applied people sense” in key chapters on sales, negotiation, reading others and yourself, and executive time management, McCormack presents powerful real-world guidance
The Only Woman in the Room: The Making of a Stockbroker
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,500. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Stock market investing
Jean Hough Davey’s candid memoir of becoming one of the first women in North America to be licensed as a stockbroker. Jean was a pioneer who rose to the highest levels of her profession, becoming Vice President and Director of ScotiaMcLeod.
What Made Me Who I Am
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,700. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2016 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
What Made Me Who I Am captures the leadership transformations of 34 speakers--from Doris Kearns Goodwin to Colin Powell, Tony Blair to Dave Barry. This assembly of people defines a generation. What were their most powerful influences? Defining moments? Swain captures answers to these questions and more in an inspiring, practical collection of true-life stories for leaders today.
AN AMERICAN SAGA - Juan Trippe and his Pan Am Empire
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 232,210. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Juan Trippe, first and last aviation tycoon in history—Roosevelt called him a “Yale educated gangster”--learned to fly in World War I. In 1927 Pan Am had one 90 miles route. By 1935 at great risk Trippe’s flying boats regularly crossed the Pacific. Buying up or driving out of business anyone who got in his way, he built Pan Am into a colossus that dominated the world.
KICK-ASS From Basement to Billions - The Story of JUST-EAT and My Life as an Entrepreneur
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,430. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business & entrepreneurship
In 2000 Jesper Buch sat in Oslo and wanted a pizza. This gave rise to the startup idea that later would become just-eat.dk. Ten years later, Just-Eat generated billions. Jesper tells the story about his wild youth, entrepreneur spirit, hard work and the rise of Just-Eat and gives his best pieces of advice to other entrepreneurs.
Clarinets, Pipelines and Unforeseen Places: The Evolution of an Engineer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 118,830. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
In “Clarinets, Pipelines and Unforeseen Places,” Grahame Campbell tells the story of a world-spanning career in engineering that took him from the first steps as an undergraduate student all the way to the decision-rooms of power—while playing jazz along the way.
Wheels to Fortune: The Life and Times of William Morris, Viscount Nuffield
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 47,270. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
William Richard Morris, later Viscount Nuffield, set up business as a cycle agent and manufacturer in Oxford, in 1893, at the age of sixteen. He went on to become Britain’s largest motor manufacturer. This is an account of his life and of his vision: ‘the £100 car’, a car the public could afford to buy. Leasor tells of the success, the millions he made and the millions he gave away.
Tony Robbins
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,870. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017 by Summary Station. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Tony Robbins Understanding the Life and Teachings of One Of The World’s Great Leaders Who Is Responsible For Helping Millions Of People Improve their Lives By Dr. Ruth Carr Financial freedom is essentially a philosophical term. No human in existence is free from finances, rather financial freedom refers to having sufficient personal wealth to live without having to actively work to obtain...
James J. Hill: A Great Life in Brief
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 46,920. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2018 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
James J. Hill, the "Empire Builder," (1838-1916) was a Canadian-American railroad executive with the Great Northern Railway, responsible for building railways across the northern US. Part visionary, part robber baron, part buccaneer, Stewart Holbrook brings his story to life, in brief, as well as the lives of the other movers and shakers in the railway scene of the times.
Leg the Spread: Adventures Inside the Trillion-Dollar Boys' Club of Commodities Trading
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,300. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Investments & securities / futures, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
“A Plimptonesque revel, one of the most entertaining business books to come around in a long while.” —KIRKUS REVIEWS (STARRED)
Warren Buffett Biography: Think and Grow as an Investor Billionaire: Business Strategies, Personal Life and More
Series: Biography Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,170. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2017 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Investments & securities / stocks
Warren Buffett, one of the best Billionaire investors of all time. There's hardly a person who does not know who Warren Buffett actually is, unless they have been living in a cave for the last 70 years. In this biography, you'll discover how to be the next Warren Buffett. This is more than just a biography of his life, but it consists of investment, business strategies and costly mistakes...
Steve Jobs & Tim Cook: The Core of Apple
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,070. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016 by Sports Entertainment Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business biography
Written shortly after the death of Steve Jobs and the early turmoil of Cook's ascension to the helm of Apple, these two works from bestselling authors Ian Fineman and Michael Essany have never before been available in one bundled manuscript. It’s a comprehensive but concise exposé providing unparalleled insight into America's most distinguished and yet mysterious company and executive leadership.
The Barista is IN
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,540. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
... whether you need coffee, a pep talk, or a quad Venti, non-fat, no whip, three regular mocha, three sugar vanilla, iced mocha... to go. Whatever it is, your barista is here for you. Enjoy the daily happenings and hilarity of barista Dairy Martin as she chronicles the day by day life of a barista in the big Seattle based coffee shop.
Expelled From The Classroom To Billionaire Boardroom
Price: $5.25 USD. Words: 46,500. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
This eagerly anticipated autobiography and business book chronicles Joseph's journey from his troubled early years, to being expelled from school at age 15, to winning BBC's The Apprentice, and finally partnering with and splitting from Lord Sugar, TV's most famous billionaire.
How Eating Pigs' Potatoes Almost Made Me a Billionaire (But Not How You Think): From Communist Romania to Irish Shores - Discovering the Essence of Life
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,300. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A mesmerising book of one man's journey to the West and how his resilience and belief in himself made him the businessman he is today.
Anything You Want: 40 Lessons for a New Kind of Entrepreneur | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
This is a story of success, yes, but it’s the story of a specific success. Sivers tells those who have made it as far as page two, the story of the particular thing that he wanted. Many people – most people – want something. The interesting bit is that Sivers actually went out and got it. He also got a multi-million dollar corporation, too.

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