Best Sellers Archive

Perusing the Biz Section

It’s been awhile since we checked in with the business section of the New York Times bestsellers list, so I thought we could peruse the shelves together. The ranking below reflects sales in June 2014. CAPITAL IN THE TWENTY-FIRST...
July 9, 2014

Judging a Book by its Reviews

Say what you will about online shopping behemoth Amazon.com. In my humble opinion, the best thing about the whole site is the reviews. Sometimes they actually help me decide whether or not to purchase a product that I can’t...
August 20, 2013

Checking in With NYT

Every once in awhile I like to check in with the world of business books. One interesting way to stay in touch is by checking out what’s selling via The New York Times’ Best Seller lists. Here’s the list...
June 24, 2013

Top 10 Real Estate Business Books

After last week’s post underscored the longevity of Gary Keller’s The Millionaire Real Estate Agent as a favorite book for newer agents, I thought it was time to go back and take a look at the top ten business...
May 10, 2013

Going Up? How an Elevator Speech Could Help

You’re no doubt familiar with the concept of an elevator speech; you’ve probably been told you should write one for this or that idea, or to snag such-and-such a client. But did you know that Ronald Reagan, the U.S....
December 11, 2012

Top 5 Marketing Bestsellers

The most popular marketing-related books this week from Amazon.com. 1. Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill, Kindle Edition (MacMay, Apr 25, 2009) Originally published by The Ralston Society, 1937. “Think and Grow Rich is a motivational book written...
July 11, 2011

Don’t Let Myths Get the Best of Your Clients

By Erica Christoffer, Multimedia Web Producer, REALTOR® Magazine The only way you’ll be winning the real estate game is if your clients are. Industry veteran Richard Steinhoff wants to help you help them. With more than 30 years under...
June 29, 2011

Top 5 Bestsellers in Business & Investing

The most popular books this week in Business & Investing from Amazon.com. 1. Onward: How Starbucks Fought for Its Life without Losing Its Soul by Howard Schultz and Joanne Gordon “Schultz’s first book, Pour Your Heart into It (Hyperion;...
April 6, 2011

Top 10 Books on Marketing & Sales

Here are the current best-selling marketing and sales books from Amazon.com: 1. The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcolm Gladwell 2. Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose by Tony Hsieh...
February 15, 2011

Top 10 Books on Business Leadership

Here are the current best-selling management and leadership books from Amazon.com: 1. Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel H. Pink 2. Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap… and Others Don’t by Jim...
December 8, 2010

Top 10 Books on Management & Leadership

Here are the current best-selling management and leadership books from Amazon.com: 1. StrengthsFinder 2.0 by Tom Rath 2. Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In by Roger Fisher, William L. Ury, and Bruce Patton 3. Good to Great:...
September 10, 2010

Top 10 Books on Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Here are the current best-selling small business and entrepreneurship books from Amazon.com: 1. Weaving Dreams: The Joy of Work, The Love of Life by Tami Longaberger 2. Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap…and Others Don’t by...
July 23, 2010

Top 10 Marketing & Sales Books (4/27/10)

Here are the best selling marketing and sales books from Amazon.com: 1. The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcolm Gladwell 2. The New Rules of Marketing and PR: How to Use Social Media,...
April 27, 2010

Top 10 Business & Investing Books (3/22/10)

Here are the best selling business and investing books from Amazon.com: The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine by Michael Lewis Rework by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard by...
March 22, 2010

Top 10 Real Estate Books (2/17/10)

Here are the best selling real estate books from Amazon.com: 1. Shift: How Top Real Estate Agents Tackle Tough Times, by Gary Keller 2. The Real Book of Real Estate: Real Experts. Real Stories. Real Life. By Robert T....
February 17, 2010