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STRENGTHSFINDER 2.0 Tom Rath rath (rä, räth), circular hill fort protected by earthworks, used by the ancient Irish in the pre-Christian era as a retreat in time of danger.  (Gallup Press $19.95) Assess your talents and put them into practice.

Last Month: 1, Months on List: 15

THE 4-HOUR WORKWEEK Timothy Ferriss (Crown $19.95) Defining your dreams and cutting loose from work.

Last Month: 3, Months on List: 12

WOMEN & MONEY Suze Orman Suze Orman (born Susan Lynn Orman on June 5, 1951[1]) is an American financial advisor, writer, and television personality. Biography
Early life
 (Spiegel & Grau $24.95) Inspirational prose and practical tools to help women with their finances.

Last Month: 2, Months on List: 15

BAD MONEY Kevin Phillips There are several people called Kevin Phillips

  • Kevin Phillips, American political commentator and writer
  • Kevin Phillips, England and West Bromwich Albion football player
  • Kevin Phillips, British hockey player who plays for the Hull Stingrays
 (Viking $25.95) How our current financial woes are rooted in politics and market fundamentalism Market fundamentalism (also known as free market fundamentalism) is the belief that free markets provide the greatest possible equity and prosperity, and that any interference with the market process decreases social well being. .

Last Month: --, Months on List: 1

THE BLACK SWAN Nassim Nicholas Taleb (Random House $26.95) Improbable and earth-shaking events are in fact inevitable.

Last Month: 6, Months on List: 13

GO PUT YOUR STRENGTHS TO WORK Marcus Buckingham (Free Press $30) Ways to identify your assets and reap the rewards you're due.

Last Month: --, Months on List: 8

EARTH: THE SEQUEL Fred Krupp, Miriam Horn (Norton $24.95) Entrepreneurs who are saving the planet from global warming.

Last Month: --, Months on List: 1

MADE TO STICK Chip Heath, Dan Heath (Random House $24.95) Why some ideas gain traction while others fade from view.

Last Month: 5, Months on List: 16

OUR ICEBERG IS MELTING John Kotter, Holger Rathgeber (St. Martin's $19.95) A global-warming fable on coping with change.

Last Month: 9, Months on List: 19

HOW COME THAT IDIOT'S RICH AND I'M NOT? Robert Shemin (Crown $24.95) A witty look at how to get mega-rich.

Last Month: 7, Months on List: 2

THE TRILLION DOLLAR MELTDOWN Charles R. Morris (PublicAffairs $22.95) A perceptive analysis of the crisis in the markets.

Last Month: --, Months on List: 1

PREDICTABLY IRRATIONAL Dan Ariely (Harper $25.95) An economist surveys how people act against their best interests.

Last Month: 4, Months on List: 3

WHAT GOT YOU HERE WON'T GET YOU THERE Marshall Goldsmith with Mark Reiter (Hyperion $24.95) Bad habits that hurt careers.

Last Month: 11, Months on List: 6

THE FIRST 90 DAYS Michael Watkins (Harvard Business School Harvard Business School, officially named the Harvard Business School: George F. Baker Foundation, and also known as HBS, is one of the graduate schools of Harvard University.  Press $27.95) Coping with career transitions.

Last Month: 13, Months on List: 15

IT'S YOUR SHIP Captain D. Michael Abrashoff (Warner Business $24.95) An empowered crew is a productive crew, says this Navy officer.

Last Month: 10, Months on List: 7

Paperback Business Books

BLINK Malcolm Gladwell (Back Bay Books $15.99) Snap judgments deserve careful consideration, says a writer for The New Yorker.

Last Month: 1, Months on List: 14

RICH DAD'S INCREASE YOUR FINANCIAL IQ Robert T. Kiyosaki (Business Plus $16.99) Five principles of money intelligence.

Last Month: 5, Months on List: 2

GO GREEN, LIVE RICH David Bach, Hillary Rosner (Broadway Books $14.95) Improving the environment can save the green stuff.

Last Month: --, Months on List: 1

THE WORLD IS FLAT Thomas L. Friedman (Picador $16) Globalization globalization

Process by which the experience of everyday life, marked by the diffusion of commodities and ideas, is becoming standardized around the world. Factors that have contributed to globalization include increasingly sophisticated communications and transportation
 is great--sort of, says a columnist for The New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of

Last Month: --, Months on List: 8

THE SPEED OF TRUST Stephen M.R. Covey (Free Press $15) Nurturing credibility in your personal and professional lives.

Last Month: 2, Months on List: 3

A WHOLE NEW MIND Daniel H. Pink Daniel H. Pink is a writer for Wired magazine and author of Free Agent Nation and A Whole New Mind. Resources

  • Podcast featuring Pink Pink discusses A Whole New Mind on EconTalk
 (Riverhead riv·er·head  
The source of a river.
 $15) The future belongs to creative "right-brain thinkers."

Last Month: 13, Months on List: 14

WHAT COLOR IS YOUR PARACHUTE? 2008 Richard Nelson Bolles (Ten Speed Press $18.95) The enduring job-search bible.

Last Month: 3, Months on List: 8

THE MONEY BOOK FOR THE YOUNG, FABULOUS & BROKE Suze Orman (Riverhead $16) From career plans to credit cards.

Last Month: 6, Months on List: 14

RICH DAD'S PROPHECY Robert T. Kiyosaki, Sharon L. Lechter (Business Plus $15.95) The biggest stock-market crash is on the way!

Last Month: --, Months on List: 1

HOW TO WIN FRIENDS AND INFLUENCE PEOPLE Dale Carnegie (Pocket Books $14) The classic networking guidebook.

Last Month: 14, Months on List: 11

THE RETIREMENT SAVINGS TIME BOMB Ed Slott (Penguin $16) An accountant on the IRS's plans to snatch your savings.

Last Month: --, Months on List: 1

START LATE, FINISH RICH David Bach (Broadway $14.95) Strategies and tactics for baby boomers nearing retirement.

Last Month: 10, Months on List: 14

THE TOTAL MONEY MAKEOVER WORKBOOK Dave Ramsey (Thomas Nelson $17.99) Shape up your finances.

Last Month: 11, Months on List: 16

THE GOAL Eliyahu M. Goldratt Eliyahu M. Goldratt (1948 - ) is an Israeli physicist turned business consultant, the originator of the Theory of Constraints (abbreviation: TOC). He claims that he applied the scientific method to resolving some permanent problems of organizations.  (North River Press $24.95) Bringing company strategies in line with your No. 1 purpose: making money.

Last Month: --, Months on List: 6

THE AUTOMATIC MILLIONAIRE David Bach (Broadway $12.95) How to put your investment program on autopilot.

Last Month: 8, Months on List: 22

Long-Running Best Sellers


Good to Great JIM Jim

Miss Watson’s runaway slave; Huck’s traveling companion. [Am. Lit.: Huckleberry Finn]

See : Escape
 COLLINS (COLLINS $27.50)--Five Dysfunctions of a Team PATRICK LENCIONI (JOSSEY-BASS $24.95)--Now, Discover Your Strengths MARCUS BUCKINGHAM, DONALD O. CLIFTON (FREE PRESS $30)--Who Moved My Cheese? SPENCER JOHNSON (PUTNAM $19.95)--The Total Money Makeover DAVE RAMSEY (THOMAS NELSON $24.99)--Freakonomics STEVEN D. LEVITT, STEPHEN J. DUBNER (MORROW $27.95)


Getting Things Done DAVID ALLEN (PENGUIN $15)--Rich Dad, Poor Dad ROBERT T. KIYOSAKI, SHARON L. LECHTER (WARNER $16.95)--The Tipping Point MALCOLM GLADWELL (BACK BAY $14.95)--Good to Great and the Social Sectors JIM COLLINS (COLLINS $11.95)--A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge The Project Management Institute (PMI) published the first Project Management Body of Knowledge Guide as a white paper in 1987 in an attempt to document and standardize generally accepted project management information and practices[1].  PROJECT MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE (PMI See Private Mortgage Insurance.  $49.95)--The E-Myth Revisited MICHAEL E. GERBER (HARPERBUSINESS $16)--Getting To Yes ROGER FISHER ET AL. (PENGUIN $15)--The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People STEPHEN R. COVEY (FREE PRESS $15)--The Intelligent Investor, Revised Edition BENJAMIN GRAHAM Benjamin Graham

A scholar and financial analyst who is widely recognized as the father of value investing. His famous book, "The Intelligent Investor", has gained recognition as one of the best and most important investment pieces written illustrating the fundamentals of a
 WITH JASON Jason, in Greek mythology
Jason, in Greek mythology, son of Aeson. When Pelias usurped the throne of Iolcus and killed (or imprisoned) Aeson and most of his descendants, Jason was smuggled off to the centaur Chiron, who reared him secretly on Mt. Pelion.

BusinessWeek's Best Seller list is based on a survey of chain and independent booksellers that carry a broad selection of books on economics, management, sales and marketing, small business, investing, personal finance, and careers. Well over 1,000 retail outlets nationwide are represented. Current rankings are based on a weighted analysis of unit sales unit sales

Sales measured in terms of physical units rather than dollars. Unit sales data are often used by financial analysts when evaluating the health of a company.
 in April. Titles that have been on the List for more than two years appear as Long-Running Best Sellers.

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