Business Biographies

Business Biographies

 
All In Breedlove, Stephanie Greenleaf Book Group Press , 2017 Business Biographies

Care.com HomePay CEO Stephanie Breedlove cofounded and built a successful business by fully committing to her goals. In All In, she shares the insights that she has gained on her 20-year journey of...

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Uncontainable Tindell, Kip Hachette Book Group , 2014 Business Biographies

In 1978, Kip Tindell and his partners founded The Container Store, a Dallas-based retail store that would help its customers save time and space with innovative storage and organization solutions. The Container Store...

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Things a Little Bird Told Me Stone, Biz Hachette Book Group , 2014 Business Biographies

While hard work is certainly an important driver of success, ultimately it is creativity of all kinds that changes the world. This is the belief of Twitter cofounder Biz Stone. In Things a Little Bird Told Me...

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Marissa Mayer and the Fight to Save Yahoo! Carlson, Nicholas Hachette Book Group , 2015 Business Biographies

In Marissa Mayer and the Fight to Save Yahoo!, Nicholas Carlson dissects two decades of Yahoo’s history and recounts the triumphs and ultimate failures of the leaders who tried to save the Internet...

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The McKinsey Edge Hattori, Shu McGraw-Hill Education , 2016 Business Biographies, Leadership

Formerly an engagement manager at McKinsey & Company, Shu Hattori studied the habits and performance of leaders he worked with while at the firm, seeking insight into what led to their...

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Elon Musk Vance, Ashlee HarperCollins , 2015 Business Biographies

Thanks to pioneering firms like SpaceX and Tesla Motors, Elon Musk has become one of America's leading businessmen. He is often compared to Steve Jobs in terms of his vision and drive. Many are...

 
 
Unlabel Ecko, Marc Simon & Schuster, Inc. , 2013 Business Biographies, Entrepreneurship

In Unlabel, author Marc Ecko shares his journey as an entrepreneur, from airbrushing T-shirts in his parents' garage to running a billion-dollar fashion and lifestyle...

 
 
The Big Switch Carr, Nicholas W.W. Norton & Company , 2008 Business Biographies, Technology

In The Big Switch, Nicholas Carr draws a parallel between the development of electricity as a utility at the turn of the 20th century and the development of the Internet at the turn of the 21st century...

 
 
What You Aren’t Seeing Sweeney, Patrick McGraw-Hill Education , 2015 Business Biographies, Leadership

In What You Aren’t Seeing, Patrick Sweeney shares the story of Herb Greenberg, founder of the global management consulting firm Caliper. Despite losing his sight at the age of 10, Greenberg never lost...

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First, Fast, Fearless Hiner, Brian “Iron Ed" McGraw-Hill Education , 2016 Business Biographies, Leadership, Management

The war on terror, prominent during the events surrounding 9/11, revealed stories of heroism by the military-- especially the Navy SEALs, who are known for being mentally and physically tough. In...

 
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