Summaries of the Week

Team Genius

Team Genius

Rich Karlgaard and Michael S. Malone have spent years researching and analyzing successful teams and powerful organizations in order to develop a new science for managing them. In today's rapidly changing global economy, the authors believe that the stakes for team performance and outstanding team success will be rising higher than ever before. In Team Genius, the idea of a successful team is broken down systematically and scientifically to uncover what it takes to come out on top.

Karlgaard, Rich
The Aspirational Investor

The Aspirational Investor

Many people are intimidated and confused when it comes to investing. Some experts advocate indexing, while others promote active management. Yet, few discuss how investment strategies should connect with investors' goals. In The Aspirational Investor, Ashvin B. Chhabra proposes a new way to manage wealth that focuses on achieving personal objectives and managing risk.

Chhabra, Ashvin B.
A Crowdfunder’s Strategy Guide

A Crowdfunder’s Strategy Guide

Online crowdfunding platforms have changed the way creative people can bring their dreams to life. Anybody who is passionate about an idea can initiate a crowdfunding project. On these platforms, an entrepreneur can establish a funding goal, set a time frame, build a project web page, and offer a few rewards to those who back the project in return for their support.

Stegmaier, Jamey
Return to Prosperity

Return to Prosperity

Economic policy in the United States tends to be driven more by irrational fears and misconceptions than by sound economic principles. This behavior presents a considerable threat to the country's ongoing economic health. In Return to Prosperity, economics experts Arthur Laffer and Stephen Moore discuss the state of America's economy and offer their proposals for how America can again become an economic superpower.

Laffer, Arthur B.
Your Own Terms

Your Own Terms

For women, negotiations of all types are fraught with myths and misinformation, much of it encouraging them to adjust their styles to be more like men. In Your Own Terms, Yasmin Davidds and Ann Bidou show women that by empowering themselves and working through negotiations in phases, their likelihood for success can greatly increase.

Davidds, Yasmin