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Poverty As My Teacher: Learning to Create Sustainable Family Communities

by Robert E Miller, Daniel Raphael & Michael Hamers

Poverty As My Teacher describes the birth of the initiative: Leading the Way Out of Global Poverty® with Sustainable Family Communities® which are designed with the economic and social/cultural factors necessary...


The reform of the Mexican electricity sector

by Enrique Ochoa Reza & Pedro Joaquín Coldwell

The electricity sector is one of the most important industries in the country. Based on that, and due to advances in this area around the world it was necessary to enact an energy reform initiative to establish...


Young Generation Awakening

Scaling Lean: Mastering the Key Metrics for Startup Growth

by Ash Maurya

Is your “big idea” worth pursuing? What if you could test your business model earlier in the process—before you’ve expended valuable time and resources?

 

You’ve talked to customers. You’ve identified...


Work Like Nature: Sustainability lessons from ecosystems for your job or business

by Lea Elliott

Do you want to take action at work that will benefit you, your job and your community as much as it helps the environment? Lea Elliott’s Work Like Nature presents lessons from nature to help you make sense...


Beyond the Name: Preserving Love, Legacy and Leadership in Your Family Business

by Brent Patmos & Stacy Ennis

Only 3 percent of family companies last into the fourth generation.    Will yours?

Your family company is more than a building.  It’s made up of people you love, legacy you cherish, and leadership you...


Summary of Good to Great: by Jim Collins | Includes Analysis

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Good to Great by Jim Collins | Key Takeaways, Analysis & Review

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What does it take to make something—an activity, a work of art, a company—great? What are the factors that distinguish the merely...


Summary of Good Profit: by Charles G. Koch | Includes Analysis

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Good Profit by Charles G. Koch | Key Takeaways, Analysis & Review

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Good Profit: How Creating Value for Others Built One of the World’s Most Successful Companies is a nonfiction book that outlines...


Summary of Zero to One: by Peter Thiel | Includes Analysis

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Zero to One by Peter Thiel - A 20-minute Instaread Summary

PLEASE NOTE: This is a summary of the book and NOT the original book. 

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Summary of Misbehaving: by Richard H. Thaler | Includes Analysis

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Summary of Misbehaving by Richard H. Thaler | Includes Analysis

 

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Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics is an introduction to behavioral economics and an account of Richard H. Thaler’s...


Entrepreneurs in Every Generation: How Successful Family Businesses Develop Their Next Leaders

by Allan Cohen & Pramodita Sharma

Discover What Makes Family Businesses Beat the Odds and Thrive over Generations

Families are complicated; family businesses even more so. Like other companies, family-run enterprises must develop leadership and...


The China Factor

by Amy Karam & Ken Wilcox

The Innovation of Globalization – proven strategies to succeed and out-compete emerging competition

Does your company know how to compete effectively in the evolving global business arena? What tactics must...


Summary of The Rise and Fall of American Growth: by Robert J. Gordon | Includes Analysis

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Summary of The Rise and Fall of American Growth by Robert J. Gordon | Includes Analysis

 

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The Rise and Fall of American Growth is an analysis of American growth from 1870 to the present. It focuses...


The Pursuit of Development

Summary of The Innovator's Dilemma: by Clayton M. Christensen | Includes Analysis

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Summary of The Innovator’s Dilemma by Clayton M. Christensen | Includes & Analysis

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The Innovator’s Dilemma contemplates the difficulties of maintaining a firm’s position when faced with innovative...


Building a Healthy Economy from the Bottom Up: Harnessing Real-World Experience for Transformative Change

by Anthony Flaccavento & Bill Mckibben

The global economy has witnessed important changes in recent years. In the United States, enterprising communities have transitioned from tobacco farming to growing organic produce, from extractive fishing to...


Green Gentrification: Urban sustainability and the struggle for environmental justice

by Kenneth A. Gould & Tammy L. Lewis

Green Gentrification looks at the social consequences of urban "greening" from an environmental justice and sustainable development perspective. Through a comparative examination of five cases of urban greening...


Bicycle Justice and Urban Transformation: Biking for all?

by Aaron Golub, Melody L. Hoffmann & Adonia E. Lugo

As bicycle commuting grows in the United States, the profile of the white, middle-class cyclist has emerged. This stereotype evolves just as investments in cycling play an increasingly important role in neighborhood...


Social Innovation In Africa: A practical guide for scaling impact

by Ndidi Okonkwo Nwuneli

Encouraged by the emergence and early impact of social innovators on the African Continent, but frustrated by the slow pace of large scale change, this book is focused on filling the knowledge gap for those...


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