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20 Amazing Under-the-Radar Albums of 2015

Keep on enjoying Adele's album, but here are 20 lesser-known masterworks that you might not have heard about during the last 12 months.<p>I listened to …

Tribes

• <b>Author:</b> Seth Godin<p><b>The New York Times, BusinessWeek, and Wall Street Journal Bestseller that redefined what it means to be a leader.</b> <br>Since it was first published almost a decade ago, Seth Godin's visionary book has helped tens of thousands of leaders turn a scattering of followers into a loyal …

The 12 Week Year

• <b>Author:</b> Brian P. Moran & Michael Lennington<p><b>The guide to shortening your execution cycle down from one year to twelve weeks</b><p>Most organizations and individuals work in the context of annual goals and plans; a twelve-month execution cycle. Instead, <i>The 12 Week Year</i> avoids the pitfalls and low …

The 10X Rule

• <b>Author:</b> Grant Cardone<p><b>Achieve "Massive Action" results and accomplish your business dreams!</b><br>While most people operate with only three degrees of action-no action, retreat, or normal action-if you're after big goals, you don't want to settle for the ordinary. To reach the next level, you must …

The 5 Levels of Leadership

• <b>Author:</b> John C. Maxwell<p>True leadership isn't a matter of having a certain job or title. In fact, being chosen for a position is only the first of the five levels every effective leader achieves. To become more than "the boss" people follow only because they are required to, you have to master the …

The $100 Startup

• <b>Author:</b> Chris Guillebeau<p><b>In The $100 Startup, Chris Guillebeau shows you how to lead of life of adventure, meaning and purpose – and earn a good living.</b> <br>Still in his early thirties, Chris is on the verge of completing a tour of every country on earth – he’s already visited more than 175 nations – …

Insanely Simple

• <b>Author:</b> Ken Segall<p>To Steve Jobs, Simplicity was a religion. It was also a weapon.<p>Simplicity isn’t just a design principle at Apple—it’s a value that permeates every level of the organization. The obsession with Simplicity is what separates Apple from other technology companies. It’s what helped …

Linchpin

• <b>Author:</b> Seth Godin<p><b>This life-changing manifesto shows how you have the potential to make a huge difference wherever you are.</b> <br>Few authors have had the kind of lasting impact and global reach that Seth Godin has had. In a series of now-classic books that have been translated into 36 languages and …

Nice Threads: Surveying the World’s Most Luxurious Suiting Fabrics

Llamas. Who knew.

Execution

• <b>Author:</b> Larry Bossidy and Others<p>The book that shows how to get the job done and deliver results . . . whether you’re running an entire company or in your first management job<p>Larry Bossidy is one of the world’s most acclaimed CEOs, a man with few peers who has a track record for delivering results. …

Scrum

• <b>Author:</b> Jeff Sutherland & JJ Sutherland<p><b>For those who believe that there must be a more agile and efficient way for people to get things done, here is a brilliantly discursive, thought-provoking book about the leadership and management process that is changing the way we live.</b> <br>In the future, …

Positive Intelligence

• <b>Author:</b> Shirzad Chamine<p>In his popular Stanford University lectures, New York Times bestselling author Shirzad Chamine reveals how to achieve one’s true potential for both professional success and personal fulfillment. His groundbreaking research exposes ten well-disguised mental Saboteurs. Nearly …

Antifragile

• <b>Author:</b> Nassim Nicholas Taleb<p><b>Antifragile is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision-making in a world we don’t understand. The other books in the series are Fooled by</b> …

Lucky Peach Presents 101 Easy Asian Recipes

• <b>Author:</b> Peter Meehan & The Editors of Lucky Peach<p><b>“This book reminds us of: Ivan Ramen meets Barefoot Contessa: How Easy is That?—with some of the ballsiness and spunk of Joe Beef.”—Food52.com</b><p>Beholden to bold flavors and not strict authenticity, the editors of <i>Lucky Peach</i> present a compendium of 101 …

The Art of the Start 2.0

• <b>Author:</b> Guy Kawasaki & Lindsey Filby<p><b>Fully revised and expanded for the first time in a decade, this is Guy Kawasaki's classic, bestselling guide to launching and making your new product, service, or idea a success.</b><p>Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur, small-business owner, intrapreneur, or …

How Will You Measure Your Life?

• <b>Author:</b> Clayton M. Christensen and Others<p>From the world’s leading thinker on innovation and New York Times bestselling author of The Innovator’s Dilemma, Clayton M. Christensen, comes an unconventional book of inspiration and wisdom for achieving a fulfilling life. Christensen’s The Innovator’s …

Contagious

• <b>Author:</b> Jonah Berger<p><b>New York Times bestseller</b><p><b>W</b><b>hat makes things popular?</b><p>If you said advertising, think again. People don’t listen to advertisements, they listen to their peers. But why do people talk about certain products and ideas more than others? Why are some stories and rumors more infectious? …

The Servant

• <b>Author:</b> James C. Hunter<p><b>With a new introduction on using the principles of The Servant in your life and career, this book redefines what it means to be a leader.</b><p>In this absorbing tale, you watch the timeless principles of servant leadership unfold through the story of John Daily, a businessman whose …

To Sell Is Human

• <b>Author:</b> Daniel H. Pink<p><b>Look out for Daniel Pink’s new book, When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing</b><p><b>#1 New York Times Business Bestseller <br>#1 Wall Street Journal Business Bestseller <br>#1 Washington Post bestseller</b><p><b>From the bestselling author of Drive and A Whole New Mind comes a surprising--and</b> …

Steal the Show

• <b>Author:</b> Michael Port<p><b>“An indispensable guide for introverts and extroverts alike.” — Inc. Magazine</b><p><b>A Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Publishers Weekly Bestseller</b> <br>Every interaction is a performance, and much of our success—professional and personal—hinges on being able to inspire an audience. And …

Talk Like TED

• <b>Author:</b> Carmine Gallo<p>Ideas are the currency of the twenty-first century. In order to succeed, you need to be able to sell your ideas persuasively. This ability is the single greatest skill that will help you accomplish your dreams. Many people have a fear of public speaking or are insecure about …

What Got You Here Won't Get You There

• <b>Author:</b> Marshall Goldsmith & Mark Reiter<p>Whether you are near the top of the ladder or still have a ways to climb, this book serves as an essential guide to help you eliminate your dysfunctions and move to where you want to go.<p>Marshall Goldsmith is an expert at helping global leaders overcome their …

Work Rules!

• <b>Author:</b> Laszlo Bock<p><i>From the visionary head of Google's innovative People Operations--a groundbreaking inquiry into the philosophy of work and a blueprint for attracting the most spectacular talent to your business and ensuring the best and brightest succeed.</i> "We spend more time working than doing …

Build a Website – Website Builder

Look like an expert right from the start.<p>Our award-winning templates are the most beautiful way to present your ideas online. Stand out with a …

Google is offering its virtual reality classroom system to schools for free

Google wants students everywhere to begin experiencing the world in virtual reality, specifically by using its low-cost Cardboard headsets and a free field-trip simulation software known as Expeditions. The search giant announced today that it's offering Expeditions, which comes with a box of …

It's Your Move

• <b>Author:</b> Josh Altman<p>A Wall Street Journal Bestseller<p>One of the stars of Bravo’s hit series Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles reveals his trade secrets, offering aspiring entrepreneurs and established professionals tips and insights to help them outsmart the competition.<p>Josh “the Shark” Altman has …

Built to Last

• <b>Author:</b> Jim Collins & Jerry I. Porras<p>"This is not a book about charismatic visionary leaders. It is not about visionary product concepts or visionary products or visionary market insights. Nor is it about just having a corporate vision. This is a book about something far more important, enduring, …

Getting Naked

• <b>Author:</b> Patrick M. Lencioni<p><b>Another extraordinary business fable from the New York Times bestselling author Patrick Lencioni</b><br>Written in the same dynamic style as his previous bestsellers including <i>The Five Dysfunctions of a Team</i>, Lencioni illustrates the principles of inspiring client loyalty through …

I Will Teach You To Be Rich

• <b>Author:</b> Ramit Sethi<p>At last, for a generation that's materially ambitious yet financially clueless comes <i>I Will Teach You To Be Rich</i>, Ramit Sethi's 6-week personal finance program for 20-to-35-year-olds. A completely practical approach delivered with a nonjudgmental style that makes readers want to …

The 17 Indisputable Laws of Teamwork

• <b>Author:</b> John C. Maxwell<p>Building and maintaining a successful team is no simple task. Even people who have taken their teams to the highest level in their field have difficulty recreating what accounted for their successes. Is it a strong work ethic? Is it "chemistry"? What tools can you wrap your …