Business Biographies

Business Biographies

 
NUTS! Freiberg, Kevin | Freiberg, Jackie Bard Books , 1996 Business Biographies

Twenty-five years ago, Southwest reinvented air travel with its low fares and irreverent style. Today, the company keeps air fares at rock-bottom levels by keeping costs low, satisfies customers by getting them and...

 
 
Obstacles Welcome de la Vega, Ralph Thomas Nelson , 2009 Business Biographies, Leadership, Major Works

In Obstacles Welcome, Ralph de la Vega describes in rich and fascinating biographical detail how adversity and obstacles present opportunities to enrich and transform our business and personal lives....

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Once You're Lucky, Twice You're Good Lacy, Sarah Gotham Books , 2008 Business Biographies, Innovation, Technology

The economic scale of the 1990s Internet bubble, as well as the sweeping cultural changes it brought, was unprecedented. The fact that many companies and people in the United States were caught up in this “tech craze”...

 
 
Oracles Thompson, Donald N. Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2012 Business Biographies, Business Strategy

The “smartest guy in the room” is not more intelligent than the collective wisdom of a company’s entire workforce. However, most business organizations relinquish all decision-making responsibilities to one visionary...

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Overnight Success Trimble, Vance Crown Publishing , 1993 Business Biographies, Innovation

Overnight Success is a biography of Fred Smith and the trials he endured to gain the achievements and triumphs of Federal Express. The path Smith took to this point began with great difficulty-he...

 
 
Peers Inc. Chase, Robin PublicAffairs , 2015 Business Biographies, Business Strategy

In Peers Inc, Robin Chase shares her experience building Zipcar, a popular car-sharing company, and explains the importance of connecting with others and sharing assets. The...

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Perot Mason, Todd Dow Jones-Irwin , 1990 Business Biographies, Management

For a total of thirteen years, Ross Perot successfully worked inside the bureaucracies of the Navy and IBM, yet he left both organizations in disgust. His narrow focus on the mission made the Navy seem obtuse and...

 
 
Playing to Win Lafley, A G. | Martin, Roger L. Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2013 Business Biographies, Business Strategy

Strategy development might seem tedious and overly complex to some, or more like a mystery requiring a little dose of magic to others, but crafting a good strategy can actually be fairly simple and straightforward....

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Pushing the Envelope Mackay, Harvey Ballantine Books , 1999 Business Biographies, Personal Growth

Those who push the envelope are looking to maximize their advantage by finding the edge or angle. And, according to Harvey Mackay, that edge, or window of opportunity, is always there. In Pushing the Envelope...

 
 
Riches Among the Ruins Smith, Richard P. | Zheutlin, Peter AMACOM , 2009 Business Biographies, Global Business

The focus of Riches Among the Ruins by Robert P. Smith is twofold: it shows how the isolated economies of individual nations have created great investment opportunities in the last 50 years, and how...

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