Your Career Is an Extreme Sport: Focus, Drive, Excel (Oct., $14.95) by Eileen P. Gunn shows how to apply sports principles to achieve success at work.
AEI PRESS (dist. by NBN)
The Wal-Mart Revolution: How Big Box Stores Benefit Consumers, Workers, and the Economy (Dec., $20) by Richard Vedder and Wendell Cox examines Wal-Mart’s impact on the nation’s retailing.
Mortgage Confidential: What You Need to Know That Your Lender Won’t Tell You (Nov., $16.95) by David Reed takes an insider’s look at the mortgage process.
Getting Your Way Every Day: Mastering the Lost Art of Pure Persuasion (Nov., $17.95) by Alan Axelrod considers the importance of understanding an audience.
Getting to Scale: Growing Your Business Without Selling Out (Sept., $14.95) by Jill Bamburg offers a blueprint for entrepreneurs to grow a socially responsible business.
Marketing That Matters: 10 Practices to Profit Your Business and Change the World (Oct., $12) by Chip Conley and Eric Friedenwald-Fishman suggests practical tips
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Tax Deductions A to Z leads off a series that includes ...for Artists, Writers and Performers; ...for Clergy; ...for Fire, Police and EMT Professionals; ...for Military and Reservists and more (Oct., $12.95 each) by Anne Skalka.
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Find Your Power: Boost Your Inner Strengths, Break Through Blocks and Achieve Inspired Action (Sept., $19.95) by Chris Johnstone employs motivational techniques developed for addiction treatment.
Fit In! The Unofficial Guide to Corporate Culture (Jan., $16.95) by Mark A. Williams suggests ways to identify a corporation’s “culture,” informal rules and hidden secrets. Author tour.
401 Questions Every Entrepreneur Should Ask (Oct., $17.99) by James L. Silvester reviews 25 operation areas of the typical entrepreneurial firm.
The Executive Guide to E-Mail Correspondence (Nov., $15.99) by Dawn-Michelle Baude. Transform basic writing skills into global communications expertise.
Best Practices: Achieving Goals launches an eight-volume series that boils down the secrets of high achievers; titles include ...Communicating Effectively; ...Conflict Resolution; ...Evaluating Performance; ...Hiring People and more (Feb., $12.95 each).
Guerrilla Marketing in 30 Days Workbook (Dec., $14.95) by Jay Conrad Levinson and Al Lautenslager can be used alone or as a supplement to Guerrilla Marketing in 30 Days.
MadScam: Kick-Ass Advertising Without the Madison Avenue Price Tag (Dec., $19.95) by George Parker explains why big ad agencies don’t work for small businesses.
HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL PRESS
Harvard Business Review on Leading Through Change (Oct., $19.95) synthesizes advice on the challenges of change.
Pocket Mentor Series: Leading People (Nov., $9.95) is the newest entry in this series.
The Blue Collar Résumé and Job Hunting Guide: Secrets to Getting the Job You Really Want (Oct., $15.95) by Ron and Caryl Krannich details the most successful résumés for blue-collar workers.
Expert Résumés for Baby Boomers (Oct., $16.95) by Wendy Enelow and Louise Kursmark joins the Expert Résumés series
Buy Even Lower: The Regular People’s Guide to Real Estate Riches (Sept., $18.95) by Scott Frank and Andy Heller gives novice and veteran investors the inside scoop on buying discounted properties. 40,000 first printing.
What’s Your Story? Using Stories to Ignite Performance and Be More Successful (Sept., $19.95) by Craig Wortmann describes how leaders transform the workplace with stories. 20,000 first printing.
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The Renegade Writer’s Query Letters That Rock: The Freelance Writer’s Guide to Selling More Work Faster (Nov., $14.95) by Diana Burrell and Linda Formichelli.
Grindhopping: Build a Rewarding Career Without Paying Your Dues (Jan., $16.95) by Laura Vanderkam teaches ways to start a business, freelance, consult, job hop and network.
45 Things You Do That Drive Your Boss Crazy—and How to Avoid Them (Feb., $13.95) by Anita Bruzzese demonstrates how to recognize and repair career blunders.
New Rules @ Work: 79 Etiquette Tips, Tools, and Techniques to Get Ahead and Stay Ahead (Sept., $13.95) by Barbara Pachter and Ellen Schneid teaches how to build competence and confidence.
There’s No Such Thing as Public Speaking: Make Any Presentation or Speech as Persuasive, Direct, and Stress-Free as a One-on-One Conversation (Jan., $14.95) by Jeanette and Roy Henderson advises on giving speeches with impact and immediacy.
Talking Your Way to the Top: Business English That Works (Oct., $18) by Gretchen S. Hirsch outlines how to be an effective, interesting, powerful speaker.
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What Color Is Your Parachute? 2007:A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career Changers (Sept., $17.95) by Richard N. Bolles includes new sections on analyzing transferable skills, volunteer work and more. 200,000 first printing.
The Wall Street Journal Complete Real Estate Investing Guidebook (Dec., $14.95) by David Crook offers hands-on tips for success. Ad/promo.
Real World Careers: Why College Is Not the Only Path to Becoming Rich (Jan., $13.99) by Betsy Cummings gathers stories of people who skipped college and launched successful careers.
WHARTON SCHOOL/FINANCIAL TIMES PRESS
The Rules of Money: How to Make It and How to Hold On to It (Feb., $16.95) by Richard Templar increases the odds of growing wealth. 75,000 first printing.
The National Association of Realtors Guide to Home Buying and ...to Home Selling (Oct., $19.95 each) by NAR.
J.K. Lasser’s Your Income Tax 2007 (Nov., $17.95) by J.K. Lasser includes new tax law updates and a free supplement with tax forms for filing.