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Confessions of an Economic Hit Man:
Perkins, John
Find out more about this important book and the worldwide movement it has spawned at www.economichitman.com A New York Times bestseller! Read what people are saying about this book and join the conversation--visit our Confessions blog today Read a transcript of John Perkins' recent interview with Amy Goodman on Democracy Now! Read David Korten's review on www.dragonflymedia.com An extraordinary, real-life tale of international intrigue and corruption Reveals the hidden mechanics of imperial
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Managing:
Mintzberg, Henry
One of our most distinguished scholars offers a bold new view of the theory and practice of effective management Named one of the best management books of 2009 by strategy+business magazine, the Toronto Globe, and Mail and Library Journal Winner of the Axiom gold medal in the leadership category A half century ago Peter Drucker put management on the map. Leadership has since pushed it off. But “instead of distinguishing managers from leaders,” Henry Mintzberg writes, “we should be seeing
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Affluenza
John de Graaf, David Wann, Thomas H. Naylor
Revised edition of a bestseller--over 75,000 copies sold Updated throughout with startling new facts and new material, including the first-ever "Affluenza Fever Index" and a new foreword by Vicki Robin, author of Your Money or Your Life Uses a whimsical disease metaphor to explore the serious negative consequences of the obsessive quest for more and more possessions The first edition of Affluenza touched a national nerve. It was named one of the eight best nonfiction books of 2001 by Detroit
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Catch!: A Fishmonger's Guide to Greatness
Crother, Cyndi
Seattle locals and tourists alike flock to Pike Place each day to watch the fish fly. But Pike Place Fish is about more than just crowd-pleasing entertainment --- there is an underlying philosophy at work that has made the market both wildly successful and internationally renowned. In an unusual combination of oral biography and practical business blueprint, Crother and the fishmongers take you behind the scenes at the famous market to illustrate the PPF philosophy and reveal the underlying
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Loyal to the Sky: Notes from an Activist
Handler, Marisa
In this personal and political narrative, Salon.com journalist and anti-globalization activist Marisa Handler offers readers both a compelling coming-of-age memoir and eye-opening insights into what’s really going on inside the global justice movement.
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The Trance of Scarcity: Stop Holding Your Breath and Start Living Your Life
Castle, Victoria
“I am not enough! Not smart enough, rich enough, successful enough, or good enough!” This is the trance of scarcity—a self-inflicted premise of ‘not-enough-ness’ that successfully cripples the lives of people who would otherwise be buoyant and passionate. Here, Victoria Castle offers a prescription for realizing abundance and empowerment.
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Prescription for Survival: A Doctor's Journey to End Nuclear Madness
Lown, Bernard
Physician Bernard Lown tells the extraordinary story of how a group of Soviet and American doctors came together to stop nuclear proliferation and ended up winning the Nobel Peace Prize and influencing the course of history. It is a story that sheds new light on what really drove and still drives the nuclear arms race, the critical importance of citizen involvement in social change efforts, and what Lown terms the epidemic of militarism.
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Rooftop Revolution: How Solar Power Can Save Our Economy-and Our Planet-from Dirty Energy
Kennedy, Danny
We're at a tipping point in our global movement from dirty, big-industry electricity-- countries like Germany have 25% of their power grid on clean, local energy, yet the U.S is still under 1%. Solar pioneer Danny Kennedy has written this rallying cry for the solar industry and policy makers--the only obstacle to solar power is our ignorance.
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Take Charge of Your Talent: Three Keys to Thriving in Your Career, Organization, and Life
Maruska, Don, Perry, Jay
Silicon Valley CEO, Don Maruska, and Coach University co-founder, Jay Perry, turn talent development in organizations on its head by giving every individual access to practical yet powerful talent development concepts and tools, in place of the traditional model of limiting talent development just to elite "high potentials."
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I'm Sorry I Broke Your Company: When Management Consultants Are the Problem, Not the Solution
Phelan, Karen
If management theories and systems (think: "Management by Objectives" and "Process Optimization") are the religion, consultants are the high-priests. With years as a top Fortune 100 executive and, yes, management consultant, Karen Phelan exposes the whole game. Takeaway: consultants have forgotten that business are made up of real people, not numbers. Empathy, not MBA's, is the real future of management.
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