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The most popular Autobiography: business & industry books currently available. Updated weekly.
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Jo Malone: My Story
The autobiography of Jo Malone, one of the world's most successful businesswomen and entrepreneurs.
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Glossy Years: Magazines, Museums and Selective Memoirs
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Ride of a Lifetime: Lessons in Creative Leadership from the CEO of the Walt Disney Company
The CEO of Disney, one of Time's most influential people of 2019, shares the ideas and values he embraced to reinvent one of the most beloved companies in the world and inspire the people who bring the magic to life.
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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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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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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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Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman - Including 10 More Years of Business as Usual
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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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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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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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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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Brick by Brick: Success in Business and Life
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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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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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Direct: Tony Laithwaite My Story
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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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Losing My Virginity
This is the worldwide bestselling autobiography of iconic entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson, featuring his take on his latest business ventures, personal achievements and intrepid adventures.
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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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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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Give Me Ten Seconds
The bestselling autobiography of one of our best-loved broadcasters, now available in paperback.
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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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View from the Bridge
Sir John Parker is Britain's most senior industrialist. His wealth of experience in leading businesses is unparalleled in modern British industry. In this book, Sir John recounts the milestones on his 50-year industrial journey and draws out the countless lessons he has learned in mastering the arts of Business leadership.
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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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Saving Jaguar
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That Will Never Work: The Birth of Netflix and the Amazing Life of an Idea
Netflix co-founder and first CEO shares the behind-the-scenes origin story of the major international brand that has changed everything about how we consume TV and film.
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King of Oil: The Secret Lives of Marc Rich
King of Oil
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Urban Outlaw: Dirt Don't Slow You Down
**THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER**Magnus Walker is one of life's originals. Now, 30 years and three successful businesses later, by following his instincts, rejecting convention and pursuing his passions Magnus has succeeded against all the odds.
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Out of the Desert: My Journey From Nomadic Bedouin to the Heart of Global 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.
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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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Virgin Way: How to Listen, Learn, Laugh and Lead
Featuring anecdotes from his own business dealings, as well as his observations of many others who have inspired him - from politicians, business leaders, explorers, scientists and philanthropists - Richard reflects on the qualities he feels are essential for success in today's world.
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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.
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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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Cityboy: Beer and Loathing in the Square Mile
The explosive Sunday Times bestseller that dishes the dirt on life in the Square Mile
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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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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.
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What You See Is What You Get: My Autobiography
Alan Sugar's autobiography is like the man himself, forthright, funny and sometimes controversial.
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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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Like She Owns the Place: Unlock the Secret of Lasting Confidence
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Robert Kuok: A Memoir
Winner of Best Book of the Year at the Singapore Book Publishers Association awards 2018. Robert Kuok is one of the most highly respected businessmen in Asia. Readers interested in business, management, history, politics, culture and sociology will all enjoy Robert Kuok's unique and remarkable story.
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Elephant and the Wasp
This is the story of a working-class boy destined to practice law at a time when working-class boys didn't become lawyers. By choosing to fight for individuals against large establishments, he upset enough people in the name of justice that he nearly lost everything. This is a story of resilience, sense of justice and determination beyond belief.
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Creative Selection: Inside Apple's Design Process During the Golden Age of Steve Jobs
The inside story of Apple's design process during the golden age of Steve Jobs.
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Bury Memories
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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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Shop Girl
* THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER *Young Mary Newton, born into a large Irish family in a small Watford semi, was always getting into trouble. And, unlike her brothers, somehow she always got caught...Britain in the 1970s was a world where R White's lemonade was drunk in secret, curry came in a cardboard box marked Vesta and Beanz meant Heinz.
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As I See It - The Autobiography of J.Paul Getty
The autobiography of Jean Paul Getty, American oil executive, multimillionaire and art collector. Getty tells how he amassed his fortune, discusses the prospects of democracy, lists the seven things men should know about women, and recounts conversations at Oxford with the future King of England.
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Banker to the Poor
The personal story of the man who founded the system of "micro-credit", "Banker to the Poor" tells the story of how he did it. Today Yunus's system of micro-credit is practiced in some 60 countries, including the US, Canada and France and his Grameen Bank is now a billion-pound business.