800-CEO-READ, a direct supplier of book-based resources, compiles a monthly list of best-selling business books based on purchases by its corporate customers nationwide. Here are some of the best-sellers on its most recent list:
"Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else in Business" by Patrick Lencioni; Jossey-Bass, 240 pages ($27.95). Lencioni argues that the difference between successful companies and mediocre ones has little to do with what they know and more to do with how healthy they are.
"Likeonomics: The Unexpected Truth Behind Earning Trust, Influencing Behavior and Inspiring Action" by Rohit Bhargava; John Wiley & Sons, 184 pages ($24.95). People decide whom to trust and what advice to heed based on a simple metric of believability. Success, in turn, comes from understanding one basic principle: how to be more trusted.