People starting out in business tend to seek step-by-step formulas or rules, but in reality there are no magic bullets. Rather, says veteran company-builder Norm Brodsky, there's a mentality that helps street- smart entrepreneurs solve problems and pursue opportunities as they arise. Brodsky shares his hard-earned wisdom every month in Inc. magazine, in the hugely popular "Street Smarts" column he cowrites with Bo Burlingham. Now they've adapted their best advice into a comprehensive guide for anyone running a small business.
"This great audio was originally called The Knack!"
Jim Rogers, whose entertaining accounts of his travels around the world - studying the markets from Russia to Singapore from the ground up - has enthralled investors and Wall Street aficionados for two decades. In his engaging memoir Street Smarts, Rogers offers pithy commentary from a lifetime of adventure, from his early years growing up a naïve kid in Demopolis, Alabama, to his fledgling career on Wall Street, to his cofounding the wildly successful Quantum Fund [omit George Soros], Rogers always had a restless curiosity to experience and understand the world around him.
"Jim Rogers tells it like it is"
Geoff Smart and Randy Street offer a simple, four-step method for hiring with confidence, designed for everyone from the CEO on down. Who shows you how to avoid the most common pitfalls of hiring, how to identify "A Players" - people who can perform their job better than 90 percent of the candidates in their field - and how to make sure the best candidate will be excited to join your organization.
"Great book but need PDF of Scorecard material"
With wit and sharp insight, former Traffic Commissioner of New York City, Sam Schwartz a.k.a. "Gridlock Sam", one of the most respected transportation engineers in the world and consummate insider in NYC political circles, uncovers how American cities became so beholden to cars and why the current shift away from that trend will forever alter America's urban landscapes, marking nothing short of a revolution in how we get from place to place.
"Amazing book for transit/transportation nerds."
Mark McCormack, one of the most successful entrepreneurs in American business, is widely credited as the founder of the modern-day sports marketing industry. On a handshake with Arnold Palmer and less than 1,000 dollars, he started International Management Group and, over a four-decade period, built the company into a multimillion-dollar enterprise with offices in more than 40 countries. To this day, McCormack's business classic remains a must-listen for executives and managers.
400 Things Cops Know shows police work on the inside, from the viewpoint of the regular cop on the beat - a profession that can range from rewarding to bizarre to terrifying, all within the course of an eight-hour shift. Written by veteran police sergeant Adam Plantinga, 400 Things Cops Know brings the listener into life the way cops experience it - a life of danger, frustration, occasional triumph, and plenty of grindingly hard routine work.
"Well Done. Misinformation present but minimal."
ghSMART, the best-selling team behind Who: The A Method for Hiring, returns with a breakthrough formula for how the best leaders and teams deliver results. You may be surprised how easy it is to absorb this little audiobook. And you may be even more surprised by how fast this approach will boost your team's results.
"a bit cliche"
In Street Smart Selling: How to Be a Sales Superstar, CEO and best-selling author Dan Milstein lays out a detailed set of guidelines that will be useful for ambitious salespeople, beginners, or established professionals who wish to become sales superstars. Milstein learned hard lessons working his way to the pinnacle of the sales profession. In his new book, he reaches out to help aspiring salespeople work their way up to join him at the top.
"Very practical advice"
"Google Tangoes with Lenovo to Bring 3-D Mapping to Smartphones" is from the Tech section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Don Clark and Alistair Barr and narrated by Alexander Quincy.
Street Smarts contains a series of proven principles and insights I've gathered through the years I spent living in the streets. These principles helped me go from being homeless to becoming a successful entrepreneur in the digital industry. The good news is, no matter at what point you're at in your own life, you can also make the positive changes you need to become successful.
"Smartphone Addicts Behind the Wheel Drive Car Insurance Rates Higher " is from the February 20, 2017 Markets section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Leslie Scism and Nicole Friedman and narrated by Alexander Quincy.
"Smart or Lucky, Google Can Feast on Samsung’s Misfortune" is from the October 11, 2016 Markets section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Dan Gallagher and narrated by Alexander Quincy.
"SoftBank Embraces Smart Robots, Emotional Cars" is from the July 21, 2016 Tech section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Megumi Fujikawa and narrated by Alexander Quincy.
"Global Smartphone Shipment Gains Fall Back to Earth" is from the November 29, 2016 Tech section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Betsy Morris and narrated by Alexander Quincy.
"California Ruling Could Pave the Way for Smart-Gun Mandates" is from the May 12, 2016 U.S. section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Joe Palazzolo and narrated by Alexander Quincy.
"Google Details New Pixel Smartphones, Amazon Echo Rival" is from the October 04, 2016 Tech section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Tim Higgins and Nathan Olivarez-Giles and narrated by Alexander Quincy.
"Intel Recalls Basis Peak Smartwatches Due to Overheating" is from the August 03, 2016Tech section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Don Clark and Georgia Wells and narrated by Alexander Quincy.
"GoPro’s Big Tech Problem: Smartphones" is from the May 02, 2016 Tech section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Georgia Wells and Jack Nicas and narrated by Alexander Quincy.
"People Aren’t Upgrading Smartphones as Quickly and That Is Bad for Apple" is from the April 07, 2016 Tech section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Kristen Scholer and narrated by Alexander Quincy.
"Xiaomi's 2015 Smartphone Sales Top 70 Million, but Miss Target" is from the Tech section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Eva Dou and narrated by Alexander Quincy.