Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Business Books

The Weather Channel, Frank Batten
Frank Batten's speeches to Landmark meetings (privately published)
Built to Last, Jim Collins
Good to Great, Jim Collins
Made in America, Sam Walton
The Innovator's Dilemma, Clayton Christensen
The Innovator's Solution, Clayton Christensen
The Innovator's DNA, J. Dyer, H. Gregersen and C. Christensen
Strategy and Structure, Alfred Chandler
The Essays of Warren Buffett, Lawrence Cunningham, editor
The Making of an American Capitalist, Roger Lowenstein
Manias, Panics, and Crashes, Charles Kindleberger
The Contrarian's Guide to Leadership, Steven Sample
Poor Charlie's Almanack, Peter D. Kaufman, editor
The Black Swan, Nassim Nicholas Taleb
The Catalyst, Jeanne Liedtka and others (This book describes Conrad Hall's outstanding work of creating organic growth at Landmark, Trader and Dominion.)
Execution, Larry Bossidy
The Snowball, Alice Schroeder
Gates, Stephen Manes and Paul Andrews
How to Lie With Statistics, Darrell Huff (This book teaches you how not to be taken in by those who lie with statistics.)
Pleased But Not Satisfied, David Sokol
The Happiness Advantage, Shawn Achor
Sway, Ori Brafman and Rom Brafman
Yes, N. Goldstein, S. Martin and R. Cialdini
The Power of Habit, Charles Duhigg
The Willpower Instinct, Kelly McGonigal
Love Works, Joel Manby
The Outsiders, William Thorndike
Where are the Customers' Yachts, Fred Schwed
Reminiscences of a Stock Operator, Edwin Lefevre
Breaking Rockefeller, Peter B. Doran
The Go-Go Years, John Brooks
Once in Golconda, John Brooks
The Phoenix Project, Gene Kim and Kevin Bahr
Shoe Dog, Phil Knight
One Buck at a Time, Macon Brock and Earl Swift
Berkshire Beyond Buffett, Lawrence Cunningham
Glory Lost and Found, Seth Kaplan and Jay Shabat
The Panic of 1907, Robert Bruner and Sean Carr
Harriman vs. Hill, Larry Haeg
Devil Take the Hindmost, Edward Chancellor
Riding the Rails, Robert D. Krebs