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Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change the World

by Tony Wagner Harvard education expert Tony Wagner explores what parents, teachers, and employers must do to develop the capacities of young people to become innovators. In profiling compelling young American innovators, Wagner reveals how the adults in their lives nurtured their creativity and sparked their imaginations, while teaching them to learn from failures and…

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Outliers: The Story of Success

by Malcolm Gladwell In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of “outliers”–the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful. He asks the question: what makes high-achievers different? His answer is that we pay too much attention to what successful people are like,…

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Mindset: The New Psychology of Success

by Carol S. Dweck After decades of research, world-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D., discovered a simple but groundbreaking idea: the power of mindset. Dweck shows how success in school, work, sports, the arts, and almost every area of human endeavor can be dramatically influenced by how we think about our talents and…

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The Startup Owner’s Manual: The Step-by-Step Guide for Building a Great Company

by Steve Blank & Bob Dorf More than 100,000 entrepreneurs rely on The Startup Owner’s Manual for detailed, step-by-step instructions on building successful, scalable, profitable startups. This method was created by renowned Silicon Valley startup expert Steve Blank, acknowledged catalyst of the “Lean Startup” movement, and tested and refined by him for more than a…

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Quick and Nimble: Lessons from Leading CEOs on how to Create a Culture of Innovation

by Adam Bryant In Quick and Nimble, Adam Bryant draws on interviews with more than two hundred CEOs to offer business leaders the wisdom and guidance to move an organization faster, to be quick and nimble, and to rekindle the whatever-it-takes collective spark of a start-up workplace, all with the goal of innovating and thriving in…

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