Jan 1, 2013

Top 10 Business Bestsellers, November 2012.

Lady With Christmas GiftI know it is already January 2013. and am thinking the popular Facebook status these days ''2013., please be awesome!'' Wishing it would be awesome for all of us. We'll soon look at the most popular business books of 2012. but first I owe you December report.  

Last month Inc. magazine and 800CEOread blog compiled the list of Top 10 Business Bestsellers in November 2012, and we keep watching books business leaders are buying for themselves and their people.

Following categories are found on the Top 10 list in November: business, economics, finance, consumer finance, leadership.

We are seeing the books we have seen in this list earlier this year (How, Advantage, From Values to Action, Never Eat Alone...) Marshall Goldsmith. The book taking the top spot

1. $10 Trillion Prize
Captivating the Newly Affluent in China and India

In The $10 Trillion Prize, bestselling author Michael J. Silverstein and his The Boston Consulting Group colleagues in China and India provide the first comprehensive profile of the emerging middle class, primed to transform the global marketplace. Already the world's biggest buyers of cars, mobile phones, appliances, and more, these consumers are eager for more products and services. In fact, it's estimated that by 2020, consumers in China and India will generate about $10 trillion of total annual revenue for companies selling to them.

Category: Business, Economics, Finance

2. Own Your Success
The Power to Choose Greatness and Make Every Day Victorious

"A proven system for transforming challenges into triumphs What if you could make each and every day victorious by focusing on daily activities rather than obsessing over results that you can't control? Based on author Ben Newman's popular program, Own YOUR Success gives you the power to make each day a triumph. The most successful people find great success when they focus on having a passion for the process. The key: make today victorious regardless of the obstacles that come your way. Figure out what fires YOU up without exception and ignite that passion so that you can routinely create your prizefighter day. Told through the eyes of an executive at the top of his game, yet the bottom of his existence Offers original, practical, and proven exercises to transform challenges into maximum performance Includes real-world advice and proven strategies to help individuals in the business world achieve even greater success Own YOUR Success will lead you to uncover your true potential and create a life that belongs to YOU"--

Category: Business, Economics, Finance

3. Behavior Gap
Simple Ways to Stop Doing Dumb Things with Money

As a financial planner, Richards grew frustrated watching people he cared about make the same mistakes over and over. They were letting emotion get in the way of smart financial decisions. He named this phenomenon "the Behavior Gap." Using simple drawings to explain the gap, he found that once people understood it, they started doing much better.

Category: Consumer Finance

4. Influence Game
50 Insider Tactics from the Washington, D.C. Lobbying World That Will Get You to Yes

"Get what you want, every time!Imagine a world where you are offered every job you seek; every business venture you undertake is successful; and every potential customer you approach buys your product. Now imagine that all of this can be achieved--ethically and honestly. All you need is the help of one battle-tested guide, The Influence Game. Former Washington, D.C. lobbyist Stephanie Vance dispenses everything she's learned about effective (and, believe it or not, honest) persuasion. Learn how to apply this power to any situation by using D.C. insider influence strategies and applying a step-by-step, easy-to-understand process for success. Learn how to develop and articulate effective goals Structure both long and short-term persuasion efforts Identify and research primary and secondary audiences Crafting those all important personal stories Stephanie Vance has seen the influence game from every angle. Follow her lead to get past being heard to the real goal of being agreed with"--

Category: Business, Economics, Finance

5. How to Read a Client from Across the Room
Win More Business with the Proven Character Code System to Decode Verbal and Nonverbal Communication

A transformative new methodology to help business professionals build stronger networks and close more deals.

From the Publisher:
Predict if Your Clients Will Say YES in Just 7 Seconds
"How to Read a Client from Across the Room" gives you the clues and tools to get someone to say "yes" to you--in an instant--by tailoring your communication methods on the fly to suit that person's character type.

Category: Business, Economics, Finance

6. How by Dov Sedman, Bill Clinton
Why How We Do Anything Means Everything (Expanded)

The flood of information, unprecedented transparency, increasing interconnectedness-and our global interdependence-are dramatically reshaping today's world, the world of business, and our lives. We are in the Era of Behavior and the rules of the game have fundamentally changed. It is no longer what you do that matters most and sets you apart from others, but how you do what you do. Whats are commodities, easily duplicated or reverse-engineered. Sustainable advantage and enduring success for organizations and the people who work for them now lie in the realm of how, the new frontier of conduct.

Category: Business, Economics, Finance

7. Advantage
Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else in Business

From the Publisher:
There is a competitive advantage out there, arguably more powerful than any other. Is it superior strategy? Faster innovation? Smarter employees? No, New York Times best-selling author, Patrick Lencioni, argues that the seminal difference between successful companies and mediocre ones has little to do with what they know and how smart they are and more to do with how healthy they are. In this book, Lencioni brings together his vast experience and many of the themes cultivated in his other best-selling books and delivers a first: a cohesive and comprehensive exploration of the unique advantage organizational health provides. 

Category: Business, Economics, Finance

8. From Values to Action by Harry M. Jansen Kraemer
(The Four Principles of Values-Based Leadership)

From the Publisher:
Respected former CEO, professor, and speaker examines what it takes to become a values-based leader

Category: Business, Economics, Finance

9. Bull by the Horns
Fighting to Save Main Street from Wall Street and Wall Street from Itself

The former FDIC Chairwoman, and one of the first people to acknowledge the full risk of subprime loans, offers a unique perspective on the greatest crisis the U.S. has faced since the Great Depression.

Category: Business, Economics, Finance

10. Never Eat Alone
And Other Secrets to Success, One Relationship at a Time

YaYa CEO Ferrazzi works with "Inc." writer Raz to explain the guiding principles he has mastered over a lifetime of reaching out to explain what it takes to build the kind of lasting, mutually beneficial relationships that lead to professional and personal success.

Category: Business, Economics, Finance

For comprehensive list of 25 books - check out 800CEOread blog.

Have you read, liked or applied anything from this list (books), or previous ones. What can you recommend?

This year we can read even more with Kindle e-reader, starting at $ 69 - over 800,000 titles are $9.99 or less plus number of free Kindle books.

Find whatever can help you get the idea and turn it into results you are hoping/working for. You may read whatever everyone else does, but you will see it with your eyes, unique talent, creativity, energy and values, so we can all benefit from your unique idea and action. Best of luck!

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