The BusinessWeek Best Seller List

The BusinessWeek Best Seller List

Hardcover Business Books1. Strengthsfinder 2.0 By Tom Rath (Gallup Press $19.95) Assess your talents and put them into practice. Last Month: 1, Months on List: 17

2. The 4-Hour Workweek By Timothy Ferriss (Crown $19.95) Defining your dreams and cutting loose from work. Last Month: 2, Months on List: 14

3. The New Paradigm for Financial Markets By George Soros (PublicAffairS $22.95) The origins and implications of today's mess. Last Month: 12, Months on List: 2

4. The Black Swan By Nassim Nicholas Taleb (Random House $26.95) Improbable and earth-shaking events are in fact inevitable. Last Month: 4, Months on List: 15

5. Made to Stick By Chip Heath, Dan Heath (Random House $24.95) Why some ideas gain traction while others fade from view. Last Month: 8, Months on List: 18

6. The One Minute Entrepreneur By Ken Blanchard, Don Hutson, Ethan Willis (Currency/Doubleday $19.95) A fable on making it. Last Month: 3, Months on List: 2

7. Jeffrey Gitomer's Sales Bible By Jeffrey Gitomer (Collins $29.95) Motivation, including 10.5 commandments of sales success. Last Month: 6, Months on List: 2

8. Women & Money By Suze Orman (Spiegel & Grau $24.95) Inspirational prose and practical tools to help women with their finances. Last Month: 14, Months on List: 17

9. Debt Cures "They" Don't Want You to Know About By Kevin Trudeau (Equity Press $25.95) Combating credit-card woes. Last Month: —, Months on List: 1

10. Bad Money By Kevin Phillips (Viking $25.95) How our current financial woes are rooted in politics and market fundamentalism. Last Month: 7, Months on List: 3

11. Our Iceberg Is Melting By John Kotter, Holger Rathgeber (St. Martin's $19.95) A global-warming fable on coping with change. Last Month: 5, Months on List: 21

12. What Got You Here Won't Get You There By Marshall Goldsmith with Mark Reiter (Hyperion $24.95) Bad habits that hurt careers. Last Month: 9, Months on List: 8

13. The Answer By John Assaraf, Murray Smith (Atria $25.95) Harnessing mental powers to achieve what you desire. Last Month: —, Months on List: 1

14. The One Minute Manager By Kenneth Blanchard, Spencer Johnson (Morrow $21.95) Management techniques in story form. Last Month: 11, Months on List: 21

15. Sway By Ori Brafman, Rom Brafman (Doubleday $21.95) An investigation of the psychology behind irrational choices. Last Month: —, Months on List: 1Paperback Business Books1. Blink By Malcolm Gladwell (Back Bay Books $15.99) Snap judgments deserve careful consideration, says a writer for The New Yorker. Last Month: 1, Months on List: 16

2. What Color Is Your Parachute? 2008 By Richard Nelson Bolles (Ten Speed Press $18.95) The enduring job-search bible. Last Month: 6, Months on List: 10

3. A Whole New Mind By Daniel H. Pink (Riverhead $15) The future belongs to creative "right-brain thinkers." Last Month: 4, Months on List: 16

4. The Speed of Trust By Stephen M.R. Covey (Free Press $15) Nurturing credibility in your personal and professional lives. Last Month: 5, Months on List: 5

5. The World Is Flat By Thomas L. Friedman (Picador $16) Globalization is great—sort of, says a columnist for The New York Times. Last Month: 3, Months on List: 10

6. The Money Book for the Young, Fabulous & Broke By Suze Orman (Riverhead $16) From career plans to credit cards. Last Month: 7, Months on List: 16

7. Rich Dad's Increase Your Financial IQ By Robert T. Kiyosaki (Business Plus $16.99) Five principles of money intelligence. Last Month: 2, Months on List: 4

8. Fooled by Randomness By Nassim Nicholas Taleb (Random House $16) Uncertainty and luck in daily life and the financial markets. Last Month: 8, Months on List: 12

9. The Total Money Makeover Workbook By Dave Ramsey (Thomas Nelson $17.99) Shape up your finances. Last Month: 12, Months on List: 18

10. How to Win Friends & Influence People By Dale Carnegie (Pocket Books $14) The classic networking guidebook. Last Month: 10, Months on List: 13

11. The Adventures of Johnny Bunko By Daniel H. Pink (Riverhead $15) A career guide in comic book form. Last Month: —, Months on List: 1

12. Leadership and Self-Deception By the Arbinger Institute (Berrett-Koehler $14.95) It's a leaders' motivation that matters, says this fable. Last Month: 13, Months on List: 19

13. Buffett By Roger Lowenstein (Random House $19) The life and wisdom of the Oracle from Omaha. Last Month: 11, Months on List: 2

14. The Goal By Eliyahu M. Goldratt (North River Press $24.95) Bringing company strategies in line with your no. 1 purpose: Making money. Last Month: 14, Months on List: 8

15. Go Green, Live Rich By David Bach, Hillary Rosner (Broadway Books $14.95) Improving the environment can save the green stuff. Last Month: 9, Months on List: 3LONG-RUNNING BEST SELLERSHardcover Business BooksGood to Great By Jim Collins (collins $27.50)

Who Moved My Cheese? By Spencer Johnson (Putnam $19.95)

Five Dysfunctions of a Team By Patrick Lencioni (Jossey Bass $24.95)

Now, Discover Your Strengths By Marcus Buckingham, Donald O. Clifton (Free Press $30)

The Total Money Makeover By Dave Ramsey (Thomas Nelson $24.99)

Freakonomics By Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner (Morrow $27.95)Paperback Business BooksThe Tipping Point By Malcolm Gladwell (Back Bay $14.95)

Getting Things Done By David Allen (Penguin $15)

Rich Dad, Poor Dad By Robert T. Kiyosaki, Sharon L. Lechter (Business Plus $16.95)

Good to Great and the Social Sectors By Jim Collins (Collins $11.95)

The Intelligent Investor, Revised Edition By Benjamin Graham with Jason Zweig (Collins $19.95)

Getting to Yes By Roger Fisher et al. (Penguin $15)

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People By Stephen R. Covey (Free Press $15)

The 48 Laws of Power By Robert Greene (Penguin $18)

A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge By Project Management Institute (PMI $49.95)

The E-Myth Revisited By Michael E. Gerber (Collins $16)

BusinessWeek's Best Seller list is based on a survey of chain and independent booksellers that carry a broad selection of books on economics, management, sales and marketing, small business, investing, personal finance, and careers. Well over 1,000 retail outlets nationwide are represented. Current rankings are based on a weighted analysis of unit sales in June. Titles that have been on the List for more than two years appear as Long-Running Best Sellers.

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