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[Review] How To Speak American

"How to Speak American" is really a part-sociology, part-marketing book about addressing the need for brand marketers to embrace the largely ignored - in the marketing scheme of things - "New Heartland" of the United States.

[Review] Entrepreneurial DNA

"Entrepreneurial DNA: The Breakthrough Discovery that Aligns Your Business to Your Unique Strengths" by serial entrepreneur and author Joe Abraham helps you identify what kind of entrepreneur you are so that you can optimize and leverage your business approach, processes and relationships for maximum success.

[Review] Scale

If you're hankering for a light read for the weekend, "Scale: Seven Proven Principles to Grow Your Business and Get Your Life Back" by Jeff Hoffman and David Finkel won't be it. Instead, it's a practical manual targeted at the serious entrepreneur who intend to free themselves from crushing everyday concerns and take their business to a totally new level.

[Review] Start With Why

What is the magic ingredient embodied by those icons of business we so admire? The answer, according to Simon Sinek, is that they inspire others to take action by beginning with "Why".

[Review] Zag: The Number One Strategy Of High-Performance Brands

"In a world of extreme clutter you need more than differentiation. You need RADICAL differentiation. The new rule: When everyone zigs, zag."

[Review] How China’s Leaders Think

In How China’s Leaders Think, author and investment banker Robert Kuhn notes that Chinese leaders recognize that free access to information is critical for technological advancement and competitive success in world markets.

Tony Schwartz Says The Way We’re Working Isn’t Working

Tony Schwartz, CEO of The Energy Project and the co-author of the bestselling 'The Power of Full Engagement', argues that it's all about managing your energy in his new book 'The Way We're Working Isn't Working'.

[Review] The Three Rules – How Exceptional Companies Think

"The Three Rules - How Exceptional Companies Think", written by Michael E. Raynor and Mumtaz Ahmed, argues that it's how exceptional companies think, and not what they do or how they act, that really determines their success. #thethreerules

[Review] Social Nation

How does one leverage on the power of social communities? What does it mean to build a "Social Nation"? Seasoned marketer Walter Lim found out the answers to these and more after reading Barry Libert's breezy volume "Social Nation".

[Review] The Social Entrepreneur’s Handbook

Whether you are an established or aspiring entrepreneur with the desire to promote positive change, "The Social Entrepreneur's Handbook" is for you.

[Review] Startup Guide For The Technopreneur

If you're a startup founder that needs to understand and work out the financial aspects for your company, "Start-Up Guide for the Technopreneur" by David Shelters is a must-read.

Persistence – The Only Difference

An extract from "The ABCs of Success: The Essential Principles from America's Greatest Prosperity Teacher" by Bob Proctor to be published June 9 by Tarcher, an imprint of Penguin Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC. Copyright © 2015, Bob Proctor.

[Review] The Art Of Thinking Clearly

How do we rid ourselves of these maladies of the mind? Enter Swiss author Rolf Dobelli's bestselling volume "The Art of Thinking Clearly".

[Review] Click! Work Anytime, Live Anywhere.

Internet entrepreneur Fabian Lim's book "Click! Work Anytime, Live Anywhere" looks at helping readers change their minds and attitudes about entrepreneurial success, and recommends various personal productivity and time management tools to help busy, busy people to streamline their own lives.

60 Great Books To Spur Your Entrepreneurial Spirit

The selection of books on business seems limitless, but entrepreneurs can pay special attention to those that offer a spark of entrepreneurial spirit. Inspiration, innovation, management, leadership, and more are all addressed in these books.

[Review] The Compound Effect

The book "The Compound Effect" is based around a very simple principle: that little, everyday decisions have, in the long run, very significant impact on your life.

[Review] The Cowshed: Memories of the Chinese Cultural Revolution

The author of "The Cowshed: Memories of the Chinese Cultural Revolution", Ji Xianlin (1911-2009), was one of those persons who became victim of the Cultural Revolution and was made to suffer the torture even worse than from the cruel emperors of China.

[Review] My Secret Life On The McJob

"My Secret Life on the McJob" by Jerry Newman shares the story of how the SUNY professor donned the uniform of an undercover fast food worker and goes through seven jobs in burger chains like McDonald's, Burger King, and Wendy's.

[Review] Enchantment

Keen to change the world? Want to transform your "caterpillars" into "butterflies"? Guy Kawasaki's "Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions" may show you a trick or two.

[Review] Secrets Of The Millionaire Mind

Why are some folks blessed with riches while others struggle to make ends meet? What is the magic formula to wealth? The answer, according to renowned millionaire guru and author of "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind" T. Harv Eker, is found in one's money blueprint.

[Review] The Pirate’s Dilemma

Pirate DJ, music buff, and magazine publisher Matt Mason's book The Pirate's Dilemma - How Youth Culture is Reinventing Capitalism is a fascinating tour-de-force of the world of youth culture, content piracy and the future of commerce.

[Review] The Good Fail

Richard Keith Latman saw his startup company Microworkz go from the brink of tremendous success to being shut down, have himself enter personal bankruptcy and his personal life destroyed. He chronicles that experience and the aftermath in the book "The Good Fail: Entrepreneurial Lessons from the Rise and Fall of Microworkz".

[Review] Talent is Overrated

How does one become a world class performer in any field? Can we improve our chances of success despite being born to adverse conditions? With an eye-catching title and an alluring subtitle – "What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else" – Fortune editor-at-large Geoff Colvin’s book "Talent is Overrated" provides excellent food for thought in today’s knowledge economy.

[Review] Commander One FTP Client

Commander One is a free software that has a dual-panel file manager. It has the capability to seamlessly merge an FTP client for Mac with an Amazon S3 browser.

[Review] Can’t Buy Me Like

"Can't Buy Me Like: How Authentic Customer Connections Drive Superior Results" by long-time journalist Bob Garfield and CEO of MEPlusYOU Doug Levy urges companies are urged to shift from transaction and campaign-oriented consumer marketing to a more purposeful, trust-oriented form of relationship era marketing in the onset of a "Relationship Era".

[Review] The Book of Business Awesome/The Book Of Business UnAwesome

Written in tongue-in-cheek fashion with unabashed directness, "The Book of Business Awesome / The Book of Business UnAwesome" is a unique two-in-one volume by "UnMarketing" consultant Scott Stratten that's laced with numerous case studies on what worked - and sucked - in the fields of social media, PR, customer service, HR, branding and other related areas.

[Review] Growth Or Bust: Proven Turnaround Strategies To Grow Your Business

Mark Faust's "Growth or Bust: Proven Turnaround Strategies to Grow Your Business" is a manual for business owners and executives to find untapped growth potential for their company, and is especially useful for those whose business is in some form of stagnation or regression, and has difficulty growing.

[Review] The Three Commitments Of Leadership

In the book "Three Commitments of Leadership: How Clarity, Stability, and Rhythm Create Great Leaders", authors Tom Endersbe, Jon Wortmann, and Jay Therrien - all of whom are learning and development experts - attempt to distil individual experiences and learning to piece together a model of leadership that can be applied to any organization, big or small.

[Review] Marketing Greatest Hits

Kevin Duncan's "Marketing Greatest Hits: Mastering the Brightest Minds of Modern Marketing" is touted as a "definitive compendium of everything you need to know from the best minds in modern marketing".

[Review] To Sell Is Human

"To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others" by bestselling author Daniel H. Pink is sprinkled with discoveries from fields such as behavioral economics, life coaching, and improv acting.