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The Unprincipled
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.
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.
Производные Нуля: Дневник Структуратора
Price: Free! Words: 47,260. Language: Russian. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Путеводитель по миру финансового инжиниринга и структурных продуктов от лица русского инсайдера. Влад Горячев проработал 15 лет в западных банках - в Нью Йорке, Лондоне и Москве - в роли структуратора и трейдера деривативов. Начиная с простейших инструментов, автор объясняет устройство и механизмы действия все более сложных производных, эволюцию банковских продуктов и причины кризиса 2008 года.
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 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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
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.
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.
Breaking Through the Glass Ceiling, Traveling the World, and Other Adventures
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,340. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016 by Alan Cook. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Bonny Cook left teaching in 1966 and entered the business world as a programmer. She joined Xerox Corporation in 1973 and worked her way up to vice president, against the background of the women’s movement. She also traveled to all seven continents and had many adventures along the way. The knowledge she gained will be useful for anybody working in business today.
Burn Zones: Playing Life's Bad Hands
Price: $6.99 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.
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.
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.
Building a Million Dollar Side Hustle
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,760. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » E-commerce / auctions & small business
The founder and CEO of Slim Girl Shapewear shares her inspirational story of building a million-dollar global e-commerce business.
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.
The Ups And Downs Of My Business Career
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 38,650. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
This is a collection of five biographical stories of success and failure in business, starting with Nortel Networks. I believe that each story reveals the good, the bad and the ugly of the business world.
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.
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.
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.
The Diary of Lost Soul Personal and Professional Wandering
You set the price! Words: 30,130. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business ethics
I moved from New York to join America Online just to learn I would be spending all my time retaining customers by giving free trial extensions to everyone who joined with a free AOL disc they picked-up from a Blockbuster cashier or random supermarket. The effect of call center hell is released into a personal journal which served as therapy and is now available to the public.
The Quick Rise from Obscurity Salesman's Journal - Road from Temp to Top-Producer
You set the price! Words: 68,010. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Sales, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
“I have typed my hand-written journals concerning myself, for my own more ready reference, and for the information of my family.” Get in the head of a top producing agent by reading my personal journal. Learn how I react to the competition by honing my skills with organization, planning, and political psychology.
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.

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