The 60-Second Procrastinator Summary

Don't procrastinate. Most tasks don't get require that much time. Get busy working instead of fretting over the to-do list.

The One Minute Manager Summary

Ken Blanchard unlocks the skills needed to become a world class manager.

The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference Summary

Connectors, Mavens, Salesmen and others move ideas and things toward the "Tipping Point" - the point at which something begins growing linearly as it has gathered critical mass.

The Art of the Start: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything Summary

Guy Kawasaki's "The Art of the Start" is must reading for anyone looking to start something. Get working creating value with a mantra behind your work, not just a corporate mission statement.

The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It

Self development is a core pursuit for small business oweners - they need to be equal parts technician, entrpreneur and manager.  All of these traits need to be present for business success.

How to Bring a Product to Market for Less Than $5000

Bringing a new product to market need not be as difficult as it sounds.   It's critical to success that the product is easy distribute, the technology is simple, people view the product as unique, the benefits are obvious & you can sell the product at 4x-5x manufacturing cost.

Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion (Collins Business Essentials)

Unlock key behaviors of customers by understanding: reciprocity, consistency & commitment, likability, authority, social proof, scarcity

The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable

Predicting the future is largely impossible.  Random successes or failures are often the beneficiary of explanation in hindsight.  "Black Swans" are the extreme events that contribute to random successes or failures that are near impossible to predict.

Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies

Not suprisingly, great ideas and great people build great companies. Maximizing profits is also the dominate goal within visionary companies.  These same companies focus on beating competitors vigourously.

The Innovator's Dilemma: The Revolutionary Book that Will Change the Way You Do Business (Collins Business Essentials) Summary

Innovation regularly displaces market incumbents.  Market incumbents usually don't act until the moment has past.

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