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Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future

by Peter Thiel  (Author) and Blake Masters  (Author) #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIf you want to build a better future, you must believe in secrets.The great secret of our time is that there are still uncharted frontiers to explore and new inventions to create. In Zero to One, legendary entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel shows how we can find singular…

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The Geography of Thought: How Asians and Westerners Think Differently… and Why

by Richard E. Nisbett A “landmark book” (Robert J. Sternberg, president of the American Psychological Association) by one of the world’s preeminent psychologists that proves human behavior is not “hard-wired” but a function of culture. Everyone knows that while different cultures think about the world differently, they use the same equipment for doing their thinking. But…

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The Culture Map: Decoding How People Think, Lead, and Get Things Done Across Cultures

by Erin Meyer An international business expert helps you understand and navigate cultural differences in this insightful and practical guide, perfect for both your work and personal life. Americans precede anything negative with three nice comments; French, Dutch, Israelis, and Germans get straight to the point; Latin Americans and Asians are steeped in hierarchy; Scandinavians…

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The New St. Gallen Management Model: Basic Categories of an Approach to Integrated Management

by J. Rüegg-Stürm First published in German, this book starts from the premise that managers’ understanding and theories of organizations determine how they decide to act. It therefore scrutinizes management’s basic tasks, and examines the most important concepts of management science, prompting questions for a company’s “health check”. The management tasks and scientific concepts are presented…

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Built to Last – Successful Habits of Visionary Companies

by Jim Collins, Jerry I. Porras “This is not a book about charismatic visionary leaders. It is not about visionary product concepts or visionary products or visionary market insights. Nor is it about just having a corporate vision. This is a book about something far more important, enduring, and substantial. This is a book about visionary companies.”…