Noah Kagan is a digital entrepreneur who is best known as being the founder of the deal of the day website, AppSumo.

  • “Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!”

    One of the most famous science books of our time, the phenomenal national bestseller that “buzzes with energy, anecdote and life. It almost makes you want to become a physicist” (Science Digest).,Richard P. Feynman, winner of the Nobel Prize in physics, thrived on outrageous adventures. In this lively work that ???can shatter the stereotype of the stuffy scientist??? (Detroit Free Press), Feynman recounts his experiences trading ideas on atomic physics with Einstein and cracking the uncrackable safes guarding the most deeply held nuclear secrets???and much more of an eyebrow-raising nature. In his stories, Feynman???s life shines through in all its eccentric glory???a combustible mixture of high intelligence, unlimited curiosity, and raging chutzpah.

  • Essentialism

    Have you ever found yourself stretched too thin?,Do you simultaneously feel overworked and underutilized?,Are you often busy but not productive?,Do you feel like your time is constantly being hijacked by other people???s agendas?,If you answered yes to any of these, the way out is the ,???,The Way of the Essentialist isn???t about getting more done in less time. It???s about getting , done. ??It is not ??a time management strategy, or a productivity technique. It is a , for discerning what is absolutely essential, then eliminating everything that is not, so we can make the highest possible contribution towards the things that really matter. ,By forcing us to apply a more selective criteria for what is Essential, the disciplined pursuit of less empowers us to reclaim control of our own choices about where to spend our precious time and energy ??? instead of giving others the implicit permission to choose for us.,Essentialism is not one more thing ??? it???s a whole new way of doing everything. A must-read for any leader, manager, or individual who wants to learn who to do less, but better, in every area of their lives, Essentialism ??is a movement whose time has come.,Often we get caught up in the busyness of life and lose focus on the things we want to do. ,???s , is a book that I think everyone should read. It focuses on an idea It is an idea whose time has come: do less. , clears your judgement and gives you permission to focus on what really matters instead of trying to do everything.??,In applying McKeown???s advice and defining strict criteria for what is essential in your life, you???ll reclaim invaluable time, energy and focus. McKeown calls this ???the disciplined pursuit of ,.???

  • Influence

    The widely adopted, now classic book on influence and persuasion???a major national and international bestseller with more than four million copies sold!,In this highly acclaimed New York Times bestseller, Dr. Robert B. Cialdini???the seminal expert in the field of influence and persuasion???explains the psychology of why people say yes and how to apply these principles ethically in business and everyday situations.,You???ll learn the six universal principles of influence and how to use them to become a skilled persuader???and, just as importantly, how to defend yourself against dishonest influence attempts.

  • Million Dollar Consulting

    Build a thriving consultancy with the updated edition of this classic bestseller.,Having inspired generations of consultants and entrepreneurs around the world, the ???Rock Star of Consulting??? Alan Weiss returns with a revised and completely updated edition of his authoritative guide to consulting success. ,Weiss provides his time-tested model on creating a flourishing consulting business, while incorporating and focusing on the many dynamic changes in solo and boutique consulting, coaching, and entrepreneurship. In addition to guidance on raising capital, attracting clients, and creating a marketing plan, he also gives brand new step-by-step advice on:,Find out why this book has been the classic go-to for consultants for nearly twenty-five years, and learn how to grow your business into a $1 million-per-year firm today!

  • Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office

    If you work nonstop without a break…worry about offending others and back down too easily…explain too much when asked for information….or “poll” your friends and colleagues before making a decision, chances are you have been bypassed for promotions and ignored when you expressed your ideas. Although you may not be aware of it, girlish behaviors such as these are sabotaging your career!,Dr. Lois Frankel reveals why some women roar ahead in their careers while others stagnate. She’s spotted a unique set of behaviors–101 in all–that women learn in girlhood that sabotage them as adults. Now, in this groudbreaking guide, she helps you eliminate these unconscious mistakes that could be holding you back–and offers invaluable coaching tips you can easily incorporate into your social and business skills. If you recognize and change the behaviors that say “girl” not “woman”, the results will pay off in carrer opportunites you never thought possible–and in an image that identifies you as someone with the power and know-how to occupy the corner office.

  • Ogilvy on Advertising

    A candid and indispensable primer on all aspects of advertising from the man Time has called “the most sought after wizard in the business.”,Told with brutal candor and prodigal generosity, David Ogilvy reveals:,And much, much more.

  • Purple Cow

    The acclaimed Wall Street Journal and Business Week Bestseller.,You’re either a Purple Cow or you’re not. You’re either remarkable or invisible. Make your choice.,What do Starbucks and JetBlue and KrispyKreme and Apple and DutchBoy and Kensington and Zespri and Hard Candy have that you don’t? How do they continue to confound critics and achieve spectacular growth, leaving behind former tried-and true brands to gasp their last?,Face it, the checklist of tired ‘P’s marketers have used for decades to get their product noticed – Pricing, Promotion, Publicity, to name a few – aren’t working anymore. There’s an exceptionally important ‘P’ that has to be added to the list. It’s Purple Cow.,Cows, after you’ve seen one, or two, or ten, are boring. A Purple Cow, though…now that would be something. Purple Cow describes something phenomenal, something counterintuitive and exciting and flat out unbelievable. Every day, consumers come face to face with a lot of boring stuff-a lot of brown cows – but you can bet they won’t forget a Purple Cow. And it’s not a marketing function that you can slap on to your product or service. Purple Cow is inherent. It’s built right in, or it’s not there. Period.,In Purple Cow, Seth Godin urges you to put a Purple Cow into everything you build, and everything you do, to create something truly noticeable. It’s a manifesto for marketers who want to help create products that are worth marketing in the first place.

  • Recession Proof Graduate

    Recession-Proof Graduate is a popular career guide that’s been downloaded over 200,000 times. This book is frequently shared among students, teachers, parents, counselors, freelancers, and entrepreneurs. It’s been integrated in the coursework at a number of universities, given away as a graduation gift, and translated to Italian.,Don’t give out lame graduation gifts and $20 checks this year! Give your friends what they really need: a battle-tested manual to help them land a job they love.,This book reveals the step-by-step formula that thousands of people have used to get great jobs, even in terrible economies.,The author of this book, Charlie Hoehn, struggled to find meaningful work (or any work) after getting out of school. He graduated in 2008 – during the worst economy in 80 years – and spent months spamming his resume to hundreds of companies he didn’t want to work for… and never heard back from them.,When he changed his strategy, he landed several dream jobs, and got to work with amazing people like Tim Ferriss and Ramit Sethi. Charlie went from being broke in his parents’ basement, to getting paid to work on projects that made him come alive. It was a far cry from the days of begging for soul-crushing work.

  • Replay

    Jeff Winston, forty-three, didn’t know he was a replayer until he died and woke up twenty-five years younger in his college dorm room; he lived another life. And died again. And lived again and died again – in a continuous twenty-five-year cycle – each time starting from scratch at the age of eighteen to reclaim lost loves, remedy past mistakes, or make a fortune in the stock market. A novel of gripping adventure, romance, and fascinating speculation on the nature of time, Replay asks the question: “What if you could live your life over again? “

  • Sex at Dawn

    A controversial, idea-driven book that challenges everything you (think you) know about sex, monogamy, marriage, and family. In the words of Steve Taylor (,), , is ???a wonderfully provocative and well-written book which completely re-evaluates human sexual behavior and gets to the root of many of our social and psychological ills.???

  • Small Giants

    How maverick companies have passed up the growth treadmill ??? and focused on greatness instead.,It???s an axiom of business that great companies grow their revenues and profits year after year. Yet quietly, under the radar, a small number of companies have rejected the pressure of endless growth to focus on more satisfying business goals. Goals like being great at what they do, creating a great place to work, providing great customer service, making great contributions to their communities, and finding great ways to lead their lives.,In Small Giants, veteran journalist Bo Burlingham takes us deep inside fourteen remarkable companies that have chosen to march to their own drummer. They include Anchor Brewing, the original microbrewer; CitiStorage Inc., the premier independent records-storage business; Clif Bar & Co., maker of organic energy bars and other nutrition foods; Righteous Babe Records, the record company founded by singer-songwriter Ani DiFranco; Union Square Hospitality Group, the company of restaurateur Danny Meyer; and Zingerman???s Community of Businesses, including the world-famous Zingerman???s Deli of Ann Arbor.,Burlingham shows how the leaders of these small giants recognized the full range of choices they had about the type of company they could create. And he shows how we can all benefit by questioning the usual definitions of business success. In his new afterward, Burlingham reflects on the similarities and learning lessons from the small giants he covers in the book.

  • Smartcuts

    Serial entrepreneur and journalist Shane Snow delves into the reasons why some people and organizations are able to achieve incredible things in implausibly short time frames, showing how each of us can use these ???smartcuts??? to rethink convention and accelerate success.,In every era, innovators from art to science to business have used what psychologists call ???lateral thinking??? to find better routes to stunning accomplishments. Smartcuts shows how they bucked the norm???and how the rest of us can too. Snow shatters common wisdom about success, revealing how conventions like ???paying dues??? prevent progress, why kids shouldn???t learn multiplication tables, and how, paradoxically, it???s easier to build a huge business than a small one.,Smartcuts tells the stories of people who dared to work differently and lays out practical takeaways for the rest of us. It???s about applying entrepreneurial and technological concepts to success in life and work, and how, by emulation, we too can leapfrog competitors, grow businesses, and fix society???s problems faster than we think.

  • SPIN Selling

    The international bestseller that revolutionized high-end selling!,Written by Neil Rackham, former president and founder of Huthwaite corporation, , is essential reading for anyone involved in selling or managing a sales force. Unquestionably the best-documented account of sales success ever collected and the result of the Huthwaite corporation’s massive 12-year, $1-million dollar research into effective sales performance, this groundbreaking resource details the revolutionary SPIN (Situation, Problem, Implication, Need-payoff) strategy.,In ,, Rackham, who has advised leading companies such as IBM and Honeywell delivers the first book to specifically examine selling high-value product and services. By following the simple, practical, and easy-to-apply techniques of SPIN, readers will be able to dramatically increase their sales volume from major accounts. Rackham answers key questions such as “What makes success in major sales” and “Why do techniques like closing work in small sales but fail in larger ones?”,You will learn why traditional sales methods which were developed for small consumer sales, just won’t work for large sales and why conventional selling methods are doomed to fail in major sales. Packed with real-world examples, illuminating graphics, and informative case studies – and backed by hard research data – , is the million-dollar key to understanding and producing record-breaking high-end sales performance.

  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

    One of the most inspiring and impactful books ever written, , has captivated readers for 25 years. It has transformed the lives of presidents and CEOs, educators and parents???in short, millions of people of all ages and occupations across the world. This twenty-fifth anniversary edition of Stephen Covey???s cherished classic commemorates his timeless wisdom, and encourages us to live a life of great and enduring purpose.

  • The Big Leap

    In ,, Gay Hendricks, the , bestselling author of ,, demonstrates how to eliminate the barriers to success by overcoming false fears and beliefs. Fans of Wayne Dyer, Eckhart Tolle, Marianne Williamson, and , will find useful, effective tips for breaking down the walls to a better life in ,.

  • The Martian

    Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars.,Now, he’s sure he’ll be the first person to die there.,After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded and completely alone with no way to even signal Earth that he???s alive???and even if he could get word out, his supplies would be gone long before a rescue could arrive.,Chances are, though, he won’t have time to starve to death. The damaged machinery, unforgiving environment, or plain-old “human error” are much more likely to kill him first.,But Mark isn’t ready to give up yet. Drawing on his ingenuity, his engineering skills???and a relentless, dogged refusal to quit???he steadfastly confronts one seemingly insurmountable obstacle after the next. Will his resourcefulness be enough to overcome the impossible odds against him?

  • The Sales Acceleration Formula

    Use data, technology, and inbound selling to build a remarkable team and accelerate sales.,The Sales Acceleration Formula provides a scalable, predictable approach to growing revenue and building a winning sales team. Everyone wants to build the next $100 million business and author Mark Roberge has actually done it using a unique methodology that he shares with his readers. As an MIT alum with an engineering background, Roberge challenged the conventional methods of scaling sales utilizing the metrics-driven, process-oriented lens through which he was trained to see the world. In this book, he reveals his formulas for success. Readers will learn how to apply data, technology, and inbound selling to every aspect of accelerating sales, including hiring, training, managing, and generating demand.,As SVP of Worldwide Sales and Services for software company HubSpot, Mark led hundreds of his employees to the acquisition and retention of the company’s first 10,000 customers across more than 60 countries. This book outlines his approach and provides an action plan for others to replicate his success, including the following key elements:,Business owners, sales executives, and investors are all looking to turn their brilliant ideas into the next $100 million revenue business. Often, the biggest challenge they face is the task of scaling sales. They crave a blueprint for success, but fail to find it because sales has traditionally been referred to as an art form, rather than a science. You can’t major in sales in college. Many people question whether sales can even be taught. Executives and entrepreneurs are often left feeling helpless and hopeless.,The Sales Acceleration Formula completely alters this paradigm. In today’s digital world, in which every action is logged and masses of data sit at our fingertips, building a sales team no longer needs to be an art form. There is a process. Sales can be predictable.,A formula does exist.

  • The Score Takes Care of Itself

    The last lecture on leadership by the NFL’s greatest coach: Bill Walsh.,Bill Walsh is a towering figure in the history of the NFL. His advanced leadership transformed the San Francisco 49ers from the worst franchise in sports to a legendary dynasty. In the process, he changed the way football is played.Prior to his death, Walsh granted a series of exclusive interviews to bestselling author Steve Jamison. These became his ultimate lecture on leadership.Additional insights and perspective are provided by Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana and others.,Bill Walsh taught that the requirements of successful leadership are the same whether you run an NFL franchise, a fortune 500 company, or a hardware store with 12 employees. These final words of ‘wisdom by Walsh’ will inspire, inform, and enlighten leaders in all professions.

  • The Ultimate Sales Machine

    Chet Holmes has been called “one of the top 20 change experts in the country.” He helps his clients blow away both the competition and their own expectations. And his advice starts with one simple concept: focus! Instead of trying to master four thousand strategies to improve your business, zero in on the few essential skill areas that make the big difference.,Too many managers jump at every new trend, but don’t stick with any of them. Instead, says Holmes, focus on twelve critical areas of improvement???one at a time???and practice them over and over with pigheaded discipline.,The Ultimate Sales Machine shows you how to tune up and soup up virtually every part of your business by spending just an hour per week on each impact area you want to improve. Like a tennis player who hits nothing but backhands for a few hours a week to perfect his game, you can systematically improve each key area.,Holmes offers proven strategies for:,The Ultimate Sales Machine will put you and your company on a path to success and help you stay there!

  • Who

    In this instant New York Times Bestseller, Geoff Smart and Randy Street provide a simple, practical, and effective solution to what The Economist calls ???the single biggest problem in business today???: unsuccessful hiring. The average hiring mistake costs a company $1.5 million or more a year and countless wasted hours. This statistic becomes even more startling when you consider that the typical hiring success rate of managers is only 50 percent.,The silver lining is that ???who??? problems are easily preventable. Based on more than 1,300 hours of interviews with more than 20 billionaires and 300 CEOs, Who presents Smart and Street???s A Method for Hiring. Refined through the largest research study of its kind ever undertaken, the A Method stresses fundamental elements that anyone can implement???and it has a 90 percent success rate.,Whether you???re a member of a board of directors looking for a new CEO, the owner of a small business searching for the right people to make your company grow, or a parent in need of a new babysitter, it???s all about Who. Inside you???ll learn how to:,In business, you are who you hire. In Who, Geoff Smart and Randy Street offer simple, easy-to-follow steps that will put the right people in place for optimal success.