Save Money in this Sunday's paper

Business Bookshelf Reads making the rounds

comments

Popular business books

Top sellers:

Nature’s Fortune: How Business and Society Thrive by Investing in Nature

Mark Tercek and Jonathan Adams

Basic Books, 272 pages

Own the Future: 50 Ways to Win from the Boston Consulting Group

Michael Deimler, Richard Lesser, David Rhodes and Janmejaya Sinha

John Wiley & Sons, 374 pages

The One Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results

Gary Keller and Jay Papas

Bard Press, 240 pages

Here are April best-sellers from 800-CEO-READ:

• In “Nature’s Fortune,” Mark Tercek, CEO of The Nature Conservancy and former investment banker, and science writer Jonathan Adams argue that nature is not only the foundation of human well-being, but also the smartest commercial investment any business or government can make. The forests, floodplains and oyster reefs often seen simply as raw materials or as obstacles to be cleared in the name of progress areimportant to our future prosperity.

• In “Own the Future,” The Boston Consulting Group, one of the world’s most prestigious and innovative management consulting firms, offers a roadmap. Drawing on the firm’s experience advising organizations on how to achieve and sustain competitive advantage, it offers 50 ideas to help readers chart their organization’s path to future leadership. The articles are organized along 10 attributes critical to success in the current environment – adaptive, global, connected, sustainable, customer-first, fit to win, value-driven, trusted, bold and inspiring.

• “The One Thing” explains the success habit to overcome the six lies that block our success, beat the seven thieves that steal time, and leverage the laws of purpose, priority and productivity.

MCT

Hide Comments

This affects comments on all stories.

Cancel OK

The Charlotte Observer welcomes your comments on news of the day. The more voices engaged in conversation, the better for us all, but do keep it civil. Please refrain from profanity, obscenity, spam, name-calling or attacking others for their views.

Have a news tip? You can send it to a local news editor; email local@charlotteobserver.com to send us your tip - or - consider joining the Public Insight Network and become a source for The Charlotte Observer.

  Read more



Hide Comments

This affects comments on all stories.

Cancel OK

The Charlotte Observer welcomes your comments on news of the day. The more voices engaged in conversation, the better for us all, but do keep it civil. Please refrain from profanity, obscenity, spam, name-calling or attacking others for their views.

Have a news tip? You can send it to a local news editor; email local@charlotteobserver.com to send us your tip - or - consider joining the Public Insight Network and become a source for The Charlotte Observer.

  Read more


Quick Job Search
Salary Databases