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The Start-Up of You

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The Start-up of You: Adapt to the Future, Invest in Yourself, and Transform Your Career Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780307888907
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Published: Currency - February 14th, 2012

Written by the creators of the business networking site, LinkedIn, the startup of you is a go-to book on how to create and maintain the best version of yourself for any desired career path. Not only is the advice sound, but the book also provides a “to-do” list of sorts at the end of each chapter to help strengthen your own brand and keep it strong. ~ Reviewed by Misha D'Andrea


Trust Me, I'm Lying

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Trust Me, I'm Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781591846284
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Published: Portfolio - July 2nd, 2013

Want to never trust anything you see or hear on any media outlet ever again? Then this is the book for you! In today’s culture we are bombarded with multitudes of media coming at us from all types of platforms what seems like every minute of every day. Media literacy is now more important than ever and Holiday is an excellent teacher. Eye-opening in every manner it is a must read to boost media literacy and to attempt to learn how you are being influenced by the kinds of information you are ingesting; whether you know it or not. ~ Reviewed by Misha D'Andrea


Flash Boys

Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780393351590
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 23rd, 2015

A modern-day David and Goliath tale. Brad Katsuyama had what many people regarded as an impossible dream: to create a stock exchange that gave investors a square deal. Lewis explains the emergence of the so-called high frequency traders, who rigged the financial markets to benefit the traders rather than their clients. The complex world of dark pools and fiber optic trading -- measured in increments of milliseconds -- is adroitly presented in layman's terms. ~ Reviewed by Alden Graves


Factory Man

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Factory Man: How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local - and Helped Save an American Town Cover Image
$33.00
ISBN: 9780316231435
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - July 15th, 2014

Compelling and well researched, Factory Man is the story of one man's battle against globalization and the outsourcing of American jobs. John Bassett III, a third generation furniture maker is not without faults but the love of his country, his business and the people who worked for him and made him rich was strong enough to sustain him in this big fight to keep his factories humming on American soil. Factory Man is a fascinating, eye opening, quintessential American story! ~ Reviewed by Liz Barnum


Flash Boys

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Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780393244663
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 31st, 2014

A modern-day David and Goliath tale. Brad Katsuyama had what many people regarded as an impossible dream: to create a stock exchange that gave investors a square deal. Lewis explains the emergence of the so-called high frequency traders, who rigged the financial markets to benefit the traders rather than their clients. The complex world of dark pools and fiber optic trading -- measured in increments of milliseconds -- is adroitly presented in layman's terms. ~ Reviewed by Alden Graves


America the Possible

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America the Possible: Manifesto for a New Economy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780300198348
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Published: Yale University Press - September 24th, 2013

Gus Speth is a national treasure. For all of us worried about the future of the country and the planet Speth presents an achievable and inspiring vision of a what we can look forward to and how to get there. There is no denial of the magnitude of the challenges we face, but he presents a vision of hope and sanity rooted in reality. A great read. ~ Reviewed by Chris Morrow


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