Business & Economics

We consider business to be among the most creative of human endeavors and are proud to represent a global roster of executives, entrepreneurs, consultants, journalists, and academics who share that view. Our clients include Dan Ariely with Predictably Irrational, William Ury with Getting to Yes with Yourself – and Other Worthy Opponents, Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg with How Google Works, and Patrick Lencioni with The Five Dysfunctions of a Team. With such an assortment of thought leaders, change agents, and marketing gurus, we are always on the lookout for new perspectives and rich insight into how business works -- and how to make it work for you.

A Wide Range

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A Wide Range

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Chris Kuenne and John Danner

Built for Growth: How Builder Personality Shapes Your Business, Your Team, and Your Ability to Win

Harvard Business School Press

Many factors shape the success or failure of a new business, but the most important and least understood of these factors is the personality of the entrepreneur. Simply put, who you are shapes how you build for growth. In Built for Growth, Chris Kuenne and John Danner, members of the faculty at Princeton University, provide assessments, research, and exclusive interviews to create the ultimate guide for how to build a successful business from startup to scale-up.

Robert Cialdini

Pre-Suasion

Simon & Schuster

The author of the legendary bestseller Influence, social psychologist Robert Cialdini, shines a light on effective persuasion and reveals that the secret doesn’t lie in the message itself, but in the key moment before that message is delivered. His first solo work in over thirty years, Pre-Suasion draws on his extensive experience as the most cited social psychologist of our time and explains the techniques a person should implement to become a master persuader.

Dan Ariely

Payoff: The Hidden Logic That Shapes Our Motivation

TED Books/Simon & Schuster

New York Times bestselling author of Predictably Irrational, and The Upside of Irrationality, Dan Ariely reveals fascinating new insights into motivation in Payoff—showing that the subject is far more complex than we ever imagined. A James B. Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University, Ariely investigates the true nature of motivation, our partial blindness to the way it works, and how we can bridge this gap

Geoffrey A. Moore

Crossing the Chasm

HarperBusiness/HarperCollins


Since its publication in 1991, and through several updates, Crossing the Chasm has become one of the most influential books ever written on high-tech marketing. It is a required text for business leaders and business school students throughout the world. Amazon.com identified one of Moore’s follow-up books, The Gorilla Game, as one of the ten most important investing books of all time.

Helen Rothberg

The Perfect Mix: Everything I Know About Leadership I Learned as a Bartender

Atria/Simon & Schuster

In The Perfect Mix, Dr. Helen Rothberg, a sought-after consultant to CEOs and entrepreneurs, reveals memorable insights about leadership developed while she worked as a bartender. Through colorful stories of barroom brawls and boardroom bravado, Dr. Rothberg will show you that leading an organization is knowing when to stir or shake things up or when to blend or serve neat. With each chapter ending with a killer cocktail recipe, this book is full of tasty lessons to contemplate and savor.

Maureen Chiquet

Beyond the Label: Women, Leadership, and Success on Our Own Terms

HarperBusiness

The former global CEO of Chanel charts her unlikely path from literature major to global chief executive, guiding readers to move beyond the confines of staid expectations and discover their own true paths, strengths, and leadership values. On top of being a devoted wife and mother, Chiquet has held leadership positions with Old Navy, Banana Republic, and Chanel, and serves as a Trustee to the Yale Corporation.