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Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
From Bad to Worse to Best in Class: A Refugee's Success Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,700. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Forced to leave war-torn Vietnam, Hao Lam found the determination to succeed against all odds.
The Old Firm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,950. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011 by Steve Challis. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Fiction » Business
The Old Firm is the story of how the genial, generous and gregarious George Charlesworth, master painter, manages to find enough work to feed his family and keep his men employed during the Great Depression of the 1930's. This is closely based on the Author's own father and his company. One difference is that Gregory Challlis had 10 children.
Burn Zones: Playing Life's Bad Hands
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,160. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business & entrepreneurship, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
A natural disaster devastated Jorge Newbery’s business, leaving him $26 million in debt. Against extraordinary odds, he rebuilt himself – and set out to help others do the same. Burn Zones is an inspirational story of a man who was pushed to his mental and physical limits, and came out the other side even stronger.

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