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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.
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.
My African Dream: One Man's Journey Back Home
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 36,200. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
This book is Henri Nyakarundi's personal experience of the life he lived in the United States and about his journey back home to Rwanda. It is a personal journey of self-discovery and of the realization that we, as Africans, can build our own dreams at home. If you want to come home to Africa and need some inspiration, this book is for you.
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.
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.
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.
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.
My-Te-Fine Merchant
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,140. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Pioneering merchant Fred G. Meyer created one-stop shopping centers and changed Pacific Northwest shopping habits during a 70-year career. The domineering, smart, aggressive and abrasive entrepreneur became an iconic figure admired for his devotion to customers and to cutting costs. Parsimonious himself, Meyer left his vast estate to create Oregon's largest charitable trust.
We Were Yahoo!: From Internet Pioneer to the Trillion Dollar Loss of Google and Facebook
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,190. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Strategic planning, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Only someone from the corporate inside could explain how Yahoo!—one of the greatest brands in corporate history—could rise to the greatest height ever seen in American business…and then crash into oblivion.
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.
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...
Resumen De Nunca Te Pares: Autobiografía Del Fundador De Nike (Shoe Dog) - Resumen Del Libro De Phil Knight
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: Spanish. Published: September 23, 2018 by Sapiens Editorial. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Este resumen del libro llamado “Nunca Te Pares” contiene las memorias de Phil Knight sobre la fundación de Nike y de todos los procesos y contratiempos que tuvo que superar para que su marca se convirtiera en lo que es hoy en día. En esta obra descubrirás el desarrollo que tuvo Knight para pasar de vender zapatos en la cajuela de su coche a ser dueño de una marca icónica.
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
Sting: The Unfortunate Final Chapter of the Wrestling Legend’s WWE Run
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2016 by Sports Entertainment Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Go behind the scenes of Sting’s WWE run and witness first-hand in this compelling and completely unauthorized work just how Sting’s experience may leave the pro wrestling icon regretful about his fateful decision to work for WWE. Features passages from Michael Essany’s bestselling “UnconVINCEd: The Unauthorized Story of Why Sting Still Won't Work for Vince McMahon and the WWE."
Jack Ma: The Biography of a Self-Made Billionaire and CEO of Alibaba Group
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Jack Ma is the founder and CEO of the Alibaba Group, a privately owned Internet-based e-commerce company in China whose sales are estimated to be bigger than its American competitors eBay and Amazon.com combined. This book unveils Jack Ma s thousand faces in real life from different angles, and it reveals a Jack Ma different from your imagination.
Les 4 vies de Steve Jobs
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 82,080. Language: French. Published: November 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Un livre best-seller Biographie de Steve Jobs publiée par Leduc Editions en avril 2011, Les 4 vies de Steve Jobs s'est classé n°1 des ventes fin août 2011 en France durant plusieurs jourd.
The Ten Count
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,800. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
The Howard Darwin biography that details his remarkable life in a very 'gritty' Ottawa over the last seventy years.
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.
The Millionaire Clown
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 45,870. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
At 15, James Sinclair set up a little children’s entertainment business called Jimbo the Partyman. By the age of 18 he was turning over £1000 a week. Today the Partyman Group puts on 7000 parties a year and owns a string of business supplying everything from fun days and family days out to magicians and childcare. And James is still only 29.
Henry J. Heinz: "57 Varieties" and More
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,740. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Sales, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Biographical profile of Henry J. Heinz, founder of H. J. Heinz, home of "57 Varieties." Nearly everyone knows the Heinz name because of that ubiquitous bottle of ketchup bearing the Heinz keyhole logo. It's found in every kitchen, in every restaurant, and across the nation. Who would have thought that one of the largest food companies on Earth, could be built on pickles, horseradish and a dream.

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