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Creative Selection: Inside Apple's Design Process During the Golden Age of Steve Jobs
An insider's story of creativity and innovation at Apple under Steve Jobs. Creative Selection shows readers how a small group of people developed an evolutionary design model, and how they used this methodology to make groundbreaking and intuitive software which countless millions use every day.
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Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of NIKE
The first-ever memoir of the legendary co-founder of Nike Inc, Phil Knight
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Face Pressed Against a Window: A Memoir
An evocative and candid memoir that charts the key moments in the life of Britain's most successful bookseller.
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Screw It, Let's Do It: Lessons In Life
A lot has changed since I founded Virgin in 1968, and I'll explain how I intend to take my business and my ideas to the next level and the new and exciting areas - such as launching Virgin Fuels - into which Virgin is currently moving.
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Ride of a Lifetime: Lessons in Creative Leadership from the CEO of the Walt Disney Company
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Uncanny Valley: A Memoir
'Joan Didion at a startup' Rebecca Solnit 'I've never read anything like Uncanny Valley ' Jia Tolentino 'This is essential reading' Stylist
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Leave Something on the Table: and Other Surprising Lessons for Success in Business and in Life
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Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman - Including 10 More Years of Business as Usual
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Hunt the Banker: The Confessions of a Russian Ex-Oligarch
Hunt the Banker is a memoir of Lebedev's own hair-raising experiences as someone who aspires to show that an 'honest banker' is not an oxymoron. There is the thread of a whodunit as his attempts at constructive and charitable business enterprises are systematically torpedoed by a person or persons unknown.
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Glossy Years: Magazines, Museums and Selective Memoirs
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Man for All Markets: Beating the Odds, from Las Vegas to Wall Street
The unimaginable success of a gambling and investment legend
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You're Better Than They Think You Are: You're Better Than They Think You Are
From a start in life as the only child of working-class parents in Brighton, this is the story of how Sir Rod Aldridge came to develop one of the UK's most successful companies, Capita.
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Let It Go: My Extraordinary Story - From Refugee to Entrepreneur to Philanthropist
This fascinating memoir charts Dame Stephanie's life from her time as a child in Germany and arrival in England as an unaccompanied Kindertransport refugee through to her retirement and dedication to charity.
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Brick by Brick: Success in Business and Life
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Harder You Work, the Luckier You Get: An Entrepreneur's Memoir
Ricketts, founder of TD Ameritrade, shares the epic inside story of how a working-class kid from the Nebraska prairie took on Wall Street's clubby brokerage business, busted it open, and walked away a billionaire.
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Man Who Never Sleeps
An eye-opening autobiography of Tom Bell OBE, written by a former employee.
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What It Takes: How I Built a $100 Million Business Against the Odds
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Nothing To Lose, Everything To Gain: How I Went from Gang Member to Multimillionaire Entrepreneur
Like many entrepreneurs, Ryan Blair had no formal business education. But he had great survival instincts, tenacity, and, above all, a "nothing to lose" mindset. His middle-class childhood ended abruptly when his abusive father succumbed to drug addiction and abandoned the family., Blair and his mother moved to a rough neighborhood, and soon he was in and out of juvenile detention, joining a gang just to survive. Then his mother fell in love with a successful entrepreneur who took Ryan under his wing. With his mentor's guidance, Blair started his first company, 24/7 Tech, at age twenty-one., He has since created and sold several companies for hundreds of millions of dollars. This is an inspirational guide full of powerful stories and lessons and a road map for entrepreneurial success.
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Radical Simplicity: How simplicity transformed a loss-making mega brand into a world-class performer
The key to rising to the top of your company lies in a simple message and philosophy. This book is an inimitable guide to succeeding in any business, focusing on strategy and practical advice while revealing the simple lessons you need to learn to excel in life and work.
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Aardman: An Epic Journey: Taken One Frame at a Time
The fascinating and funny behind-the-scenes story of claymation experts Aardman Animations, from humble beginnings to Hollywood, told in their own words by Peter Lord, David Sproxton, Nick Park and Richard Starzak.
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Direct: Tony Laithwaite My Story
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Face Pressed Against a Window: A Memoir
An evocative and candid memoir that charts the key moments in the life of Britain's most successful bookseller.
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Blood and Sand: 10th Anniversary Edition
On the 6th of June 2004 BBC security correspondent Frank Gardner and cameraman Simon Cumbers were ambushed by Islamist gunmen. This edition was published to mark the book's 10th anniversary and is a reaffirmation of his deep understanding of - and affection for - the Islamic world in these uncertain times.
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Odyssey of a Sound Recordist
In a time before television had really started, the computer age had barely begun and there was only one domestic channel on the radio - the BBC Home Service. One of the few operators changing the discs was a 15-year-old boy from the East End of London. The year was 1944 and Malcolm Stewart had just embarked on a ground-breaking career.
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Give Me Ten Seconds
The bestselling autobiography of one of our best-loved broadcasters, now available in paperback.
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Out of the Desert: My Journey From Nomadic Bedouin to the Heart of Global Oil
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Liar's Poker: From the author of the Big Short
The original classic that revealed the truth about ambition, greed and excess in London and Wall Street, by the author of #1 bestsellers The Big Short and Flash Boys
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Instead Of A Letter
Stunning reissue of Diana Athill's memoir of the loss of her first great love in the second world war.
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Rogue Trader
Twenty years ago - before Lehman Brothers; before PPI; before a global recession and crises with the Euro - before all that, there was Nick Leeson, the original rogue trader.
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Finding My Virginity: The New Autobiography
PAPERBACK EDITION FULLY UPDATED WITH TWO NEW CHAPTERSAfter creating 12 different billion-dollar businesses and breaking dozens of world records, wouldn't you think you'd done it all? Having brought the Virgin brand to all corners of the globe, he's now reaching out to the stars as he prepares to launch commercial space travel with Virgin Galactic.
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#Girlboss
Success is about trusting your instincts and following your gut, knowing which rules to follow and which to break. This book shows that success doesn't come from where you went to college or how popular you were in school.
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Saving Jaguar
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View from the Bridge
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King of Oil: The Secret Lives of Marc Rich
King of Oil
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Truths We Hold: An American Journey
Kamala Harris, a frontrunner for the 2020 Democratic nomination for President, and one of America's most inspiring politicians, explores the core values that unite us. Known for bringing a voice to the voiceless, Senator Kamala Harris is committed to speaking the truth.
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Virgin Way: How to Listen, Learn, Laugh and Lead
In September 2012, a YOUGOV poll conducted in Britain found that the person British workers would most like as their manager was Sir Richard Branson. With over 40 years in business, Richard Branson is an inspiring pioneer of humanitarian projects and an iconic business leader.
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Losing My Virginity
Helps you discover how the author is committed to build a better world through responsible, holistic business practices and ventures such as the Virgin Health Bank, which is contributing to regenerative medicine, Virgin Fuels, which has pledged GBP200 million to renewable energy projects, and his company's charitable arm, Virgin Unite.
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Jack
Autobiography of probably the greatest corporate leader of the 20th century, JACK was a Number One bestseller in the USA and around the world
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Against the Grain: How I went from factory floor to my own multi-million pound company (and you can too)
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Jeopardy: The Danger of Playing It Safe on the Path to Success
An inspirational personal development guide/business book, which advocates the importance of embracing danger in business and life.
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Think Black: A Memoir
In this thought-provoking and heartbreaking memoir, an award-winning writer tells the story of his father, John Stanley Ford, the first black software engineer at IBM, revealing how racism insidiously affected his father's view of himself and their relationship.
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Great Fit: My Take on Confidence, Charisma, and the Career That Suits You Best
Through real-world stories of his own life, Tom Murry details the traits of a good leader and how to determine which ones are crucial to success in any given workplace.
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Who Says Elephants Can't Dance?: How I Turned Around IBM
CEO Louis V. Gerstner Jr.'s memoir about the extraordinary turnaround of IBM and his transformation of the company into the industry leader of the computer age - the great American business story of our time.
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War Junkie
In Bosnia, Jon realised that he had, in fact, seen and filmed more than he could cope with, and finally spiralled out of control, deep into emotional meltdown.But somehow War Junkie is also an incredibly funny and exhilarating book.
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Talking to Strangers: The Adventures of a Life-Insurance Salesman
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Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie and His Essay: The Gospel of Wealth
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Bury Memories
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Idea Man: A Memoir by the Co-founder of Microsoft
What's it like to start a revolution? How do you build the biggest tech company in the world? And why do you walk away from it all? Paul Allen co-founded Microsoft. Together he and Bill Gates turned an idea - writing software - into a company and then an entire industry. This title tells the story of how it came about.
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Aardman: An Epic Journey: Taken One Frame at a Time
The fascinating and funny behind-the-scenes story of claymation experts Aardman Animations, from humble beginnings to Hollywood, told in their own words by Peter Lord, David Sproxton, Nick Park and Richard Starzak.
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Wolf of Wall Street
Stock market multimillionaire at 26, federal convict at 36, he partied like a rock star, lived like a king, and barely survived his rise and fall as an American entrepreneurial icon.