The PV 100 Book Club

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Taren Grom and Kim Ribbink

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Favorite Books

Nonfiction Favorites The Innovator‚Äôs Dilemma: The ¬?Revolutionary Book That Will Change the Way You Do Business by Clayton Christensen Play Like a Man, Win Like a Woman: What Men Know About Success that Women Need to Learn by Gail Evans The Business of Being the Best: ¬?Inside the World of Go-Getters and Game Changers by Molly Fletcher What Got You Here Wont Get You There by Marshall Goldsmith Blue Ocean Strategy by W. Chan Kim, Ren?©e Mauborgne ValueSpace: Winning the Battle for Market Leadership by Banwari Mittal and Jagdish Sheth Neuromarketing: Understanding the Buy Buttons in Your Customer‚Äôs Brains by Patrick Renvoise and Christophe Morin Don‚Äôt Be Such a Scientist: Talking Substance in an Age of Style by Randy Olson Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers by Alexander Osterwalder In Search of Excellence: Lessons from America‚Äôs Best-Run ¬?Companies by Tom Peters The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot The Leader’s Checklist, Expanded Edition: 15 Mission-Critical ¬?Principles by Michael Useem More Nonfiction Favorites Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely The Upside of Irrationality: The ¬?Unexpected Benefits of Defying Logic at Work and Home by Dan Ariely Raving Fans: A Revolutionary ¬?Approach to Customer Service by Kenneth H. Blanchard, Sheldon M. Bowles Baked In: Creating Products and Businesses That Market Themselves by Alex Bogusky and John Winsor Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done by Larry Bossidy Flash Foresight: How to See the Invisible and Do the Impossible by Daniel Burrus, John David Mann Mind Maps for Business by Tony Buzan, Chris Griffiths, James Harrison Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can‚Äôt Stop Talking by Susan Cain How Will You Measure Your Life? by Clayton Christensen Back to Work: Why We Need Smart Government for a Strong Economy by Bill Clinton Good to Great by Jim Collins Great by Choice by Jim Collins The Essential Drucker by Peter Drucker Show Me the Numbers: Designing Tables and Graphs to Enlighten by Stephen Few The High-Beta Rich: How the Manic Wealthy Will Take Us to the Next Boom, Bubble, and Bust by Robert Frank The Power of Communication,The: Skills to Build Trust, Inspire Loyalty, and Lead Effectively by Helio Fred Garcia Complications: A Surgeon‚Äôs Notes on an Imperfect Science by Atul Gawande The E Myth by Michael E. Gerber Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell The New Third World by Alfonso Gonz?°lez and Jim ¬?Norwine Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard by Chip Heath and Dan Heath Who Moved My Cheese by Spencer Johnson Population Genetics, Molecular Evolution, and the Neutral Theory: Selected Papers by Motoo Kimura Theory of Fun for Game Design by Raph Koster The Trouble with Computers: ¬?Usefulness, Usability, and ¬?Productivity by Thomas Landauer The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else In Business by Patrick Lencioni The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable by Patrick Lencioni Disciplined Dreaming: A Proven System to Drive Breakthrough ¬?Creativity by Josh Linkner Founders at Work: Stories of Startups’ Early Days by Jessica Livingston Damn Good Advice (For People with Talent!) by George Lois Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay The Trusted Advisor by David H. Maister, Charles H. Green and Robert M. Galford Inside the Tornado by Geoffrey A. Moore The Emperor of All Maladies: A ¬?Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukharjee Taking People With You: The Only Way to Make Big Things Happen by David Novak Deadly Choices: How the ¬?¬? Anti-Vaccine Movement Threatens Us All by Paul A. Offit, M.D. Special Topics of Calamity Physics by Marisha Pessl The Everything American ¬?Government Book: From the ¬?Constitution to Present-Day ¬?Elections, All You Need to ¬?Understand Our Democratic System by Nick Ragone Neuromarketing: Understanding the Buy Buttons in Your Customer‚Äôs Brains by Patrick Renvoise and Christophe Morin The Rational Optimist: How ¬?Prosperity Evolves by Matt Ridley Be Excellent at Anything: The Four Keys To Transforming the Way We Work and Live by Tony Schwartz, Jean Gomes and Catherine McCarthy The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot Remedy and Reaction: The Peculiar American Struggle over Health Care Reform by Paul Starr Grow: How Ideals Power Growth and Profit at the World‚Äôs Greatest Companies by Jim Stengel Nudge: Improving Decisions about Health, Wealth, and Happiness by Richard Thaler & Cass Sunstein The Leader’s Checklist, Expanded Edition: 15 Mission-Critical ¬?Principles by Michael Useem Winning by Jack Welch Democracy Matters: Winning the Fight Against Imperialism ¬† by Dr. Cornel West Wooden on Leadership: How to Create a Winning Organization by John Wooden Fiction Favorites Letters from Vietnam by Bill Adler The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins The Gold Coast by Nelson DeMille Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson Moneyball by Michael Lewis The Bourne Identity by Robert Ludlum Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin 1776 by David McCullough Invisible Thread by Yoshiko Uchida More Fiction Favorites Have a Little Faith by Mitch Albom Carry the One by Carol Anshaw The Foundation Series by Isaac Asimov Zero Day by David Baldacci The Memory of Lost Skin by Russell Banks Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes The Sot Weed Factor by John Barth Evolution by Stephen Baxter The Columbus Affair by Steve Berry Close to Shore by Michael Capuzzo Spartina by John Casey Locked On by Tom Clancy Ready Player One by Ernest Cline The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney Flesh and Blood by Michael Cunningham Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exup?©ry Abundance by Peter Diamandis Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dyostoyevsky A Lesson Before Dying by Earnest Gaines The Other Boleyn Girl by Phillipa Gregory S**t My Dad Says by Justin Halpern Catch-22 by Joseph Heller Dispatches by Michael Herr All Creatures Great and Small by James Herriot G??del, Escher, and Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid by Douglas Hofstedter Persian Fire: The First World Empire and the Battle for the West by Tom Holland A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini Brave New World by Aldous Huxley In One Person by John Irving The World According to Garp by John Irving The Wheel of Time Series by Robert Jordan The Stand by Stephen King 11/22/63 by Stephen King Being There by Jerzy Kosinski To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee Boomerang by Michael Lewis Einstein‚Äôs Dreams by Alan Lightman Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren West with the Night by Beryl Markham One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez What it is Like to Go to War by Karl Marlantes Catherine the Great, Portrait of a Woman by Robert Massie The Marriage Contract by Cathy Maxwell Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney The Paris Wife by Paula McLain Billy Budd and Benito Cereno by Melville Kraken by China Mi?©ville Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell Home by Toni Morrison 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami Certain Island by Robert Murphy Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell State of Wonder by Anne Patchett The Shipping News by Annie Proulx Remembrance of Things Past by Marcel Proust The Crying of Lot 49 by Pynchon The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand Insurgent by Veronica Roth Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese Possessing the Secret of Joy by Alice Walker Half Broke Horses by Jeannette Walls Night by Elie Wiesel

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