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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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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 #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA SUNDAY TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR 2019_____________________________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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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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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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Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman - Including 10 More Years of Business as Usual
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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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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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Leave Something on the Table: and Other Surprising Lessons for Success in Business and in Life
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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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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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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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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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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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Direct: Tony Laithwaite My Story
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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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Out of the Desert: My Journey From Nomadic Bedouin to the Heart of Global Oil
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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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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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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. In this business memoir, he shares the strategies and skills he has developed throughout his career, drawing on both his core values and extensive experience.
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King of Oil: The Secret Lives of Marc Rich
King of Oil
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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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Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie and His Essay: The Gospel of Wealth
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View from the Bridge
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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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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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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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Talking to Strangers: The Adventures of a Life-Insurance Salesman
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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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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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Jo Malone: My Story
The autobiography of Jo Malone, one of the world's most successful businesswomen and entrepreneurs.
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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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Against the Grain: How I went from factory floor to my own multi-million pound company (and you can too)
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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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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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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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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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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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Exposure: From President to Whistleblower at Olympus
The author was a company man. He'd risen through the ranks of giant Japanese firm Olympus to become CEO. But just weeks into the job in Tokyo he came across allegations of enormous fraud. Yet his every attempt at investigation was blocked. Then he did something Olympus didn't expect. He fought back. This title tells his story.
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Finding My Virginity: The New Autobiography
50 years ago, Sir Richard Branson started his first business. In this autobiography, the Virgin Founder shares the secrets that have seen his family business grow from a student magazine into a global brand, and his dreams of private citizens flying to space develop from a childhood fantasy to the brink of reality.
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Buy Side: A Wall Street Trader's Tale of Spectacular Excess
The New York Times Bestseller
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Personal History
Now re-issued with an appreciation by Henry Kissinger, this is the Pulitzer Prize-winning autobiography of Katharine Graham, played by Meryl Streep in Steven Spielberg's new movie The Post.
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Bank of Dave: How I Took On the Banks
The global financial system is in crisis, bankers are in disrepute and Britain is on the brink of a double-dip recession. Now one man, fed up with never-ending tales of greed and corruption, sets out to prove that there is a different way of doing things - by opening his own bank to help inject much-needed life into local businesses.
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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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Finding My Virginity: The New Autobiography
In his new autobiography, Finding My Virginity, the Virgin Founder shares his personal, intimate thoughts on five decades as the world's ultimate entrepreneur. Discover how he created a new life on Necker Island, while continuing to grow the Virgin brand into all corners of the world.