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Railroader: The Unfiltered Genius and Controversy of Four-Time CEO Hunter Harrison by Howard Green
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.
The Unprincipled by David Croydon
Price: Free! Words: 106,500. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Education
A personal record of setting up, growing and selling a marketing agency: part memoir, part business handbook, part comic novel. Set in Oxford, it documents the fun and games, and pain and heartache we telescoped into 12 short years. The title is taken from the scurrilous in-house ‘newsletter’ our creative department compiled a couple of times a year, to debunk some (alright all) of our employees.
Under the Influence, New Edition of the Unauthorized Story of the Anheuser-Busch Dynasty by Terry Ganey
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 by Robert Daley
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.
Bill Gates et la saga de Microsoft by Daniel Ichbiah
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…
Somebody Up There Likes Us by Roger Knowles
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,270. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
This fascinating autobiography of both the man and his company is a masterclass in establishing, developing and expanding a business, with all the rationale thrown in. Who would think a book about dispute resolution in the building industry could be so riveting?
Because of the Money by Jack Korab
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 296,690. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
A 32 year story about the hard knocks and dues I have paid as an employee and then an independent consultant in the Information Technology Field. Its a story of good times, bad times, some great people and some very bad people. Its a story about struggle, frustration and finally triumph into retirement on the beaches of Normandy France in February of 2013.
Leg the Spread: Adventures Inside the Trillion-Dollar Boys' Club of Commodities Trading by Cari Lynn
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)
Health and Wellbeing Millionaire by Fiona Jones
Series: The Millionaire Books. Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 104,830. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Categories: Essay » Business, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Discover the Real Secret to Wealth- Health. You hold in your hands the success secrets of the best in the industry. Learn what they know about acheiving physical, emotional, mental and spiritual health, and why millions are now discovering why their health really is their greatest wealth. This book shows you how it is possible to go from where you are to living your BEST life now.
Clarinets, Pipelines and Unforeseen Places: The Evolution of an Engineer by Grahame Campbell
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.
Go Do It Lad by Ernie Kriewaldt
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 195,410. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012 by ReadOnTime BV. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Ernie Kriewaldt’s successes in business ventures as a college student and later, after WW2 he was living in the Territory of Papua, New Guinea as a customs officer and started his own business there with some success. This took him back to Australia where he took some bad hits and had to move back to PNG. Some of this is a sad story and other parts are filled with joy.
My Escape to Terra Australis and My Part in the Near Death of the Australian Wool Industry by Gerry Dubbin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 177,600. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book provides an absorbing account of life in Australia, tracing the life and times of young migrant Gerry Dubbin following his escape, in 1959, from a Britain on the long road to decline.
Property Millionaire by Fiona Jones
Series: The Millionaire Books. Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 111,230. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Discover the billionaires’ secret- property. What if creating millions through property is easier than you think? This books holds the success secrets of 16 property millionaires who share the exact steps they have used to create millions through property. Whether you want to be a property tycoon and achieve financial freedom or simply pay off your mortgage- you need to buy this book!
KICK-ASS From Basement to Billions - The Story of JUST-EAT and My Life as an Entrepreneur by Jesper Buch & Mai Bakmand (contributing author)
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.
Robert Vesco From Wall Street to Castro's Cuba The Rise, Fall, and Exile of the King of White Collar Crime by Arthur Herzog III
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,080. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Today's high-flying, high-rolling congolmarateurs and corporate raiders are a tame lot compared to their immediate predecessors. The most notorious of these is Robert Vesco, the Kingfish himself, who in 1973 fled the United States accused of looting $250 million from investors Overseas Services.