The Business Book Best Seller List for December 2014

 

“I think of the folks at 800-CEO-READ as the arbiters of all that is good and useful in business books.”Erika Andersen, author of Leading So People Will Follow, Being Strategic, Growing Great Employees, and more.

 

Each month we compile a list of our top selling books. These books are featured on our site, within our Keen Thinker Newsletter, and syndicated through various publications. We hope the popularity of these titles offers guidance for those seeking an interesting and helpful new book.  We report our business book bestsellers to the NY Times and Nielsen Bookscan.


1

Howwegotnow

How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World


Hardcover - ISBN: 9781594632969 - Publisher: Riverhead Books

2

Youonlyhave

3

Promisepencil

The Promise of a Pencil: How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change


Hardcover - ISBN: 9781476730622 - Publisher: Scribner Book Company

4

Pathappeards

A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity


Hardcover - ISBN: 9780385349918 - Publisher: Knopf Publishing Group

5

9781118862070

6

9781118980811

Startupland: How Three Guys Risked Everything to Turn an Idea Into a Global Business


Hardcover - ISBN: 9781118980811 - Publisher: Jossey-Bass

7

9780670026555

Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success


Paperback - ISBN: 9780143124986 - Publisher: Penguin Books

8

9780062268648

Lessons of Hope: How to Fix Our Schools


Hardcover - ISBN: 9780062268648 - Publisher: Harper

9

9780062302458

Smartcuts: How Hackers, Innovators, and Icons Accelerate Success


Hardcover - ISBN: 9780062302458 - Publisher: HarperBusiness

10

9780470100288

Energy Bus: 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work, and Team with Positive Energy


Hardcover - ISBN: 9780470100288 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

11

9781591842002

Go-Giver: A Little Story about a Powerful Business Idea


Hardcover - ISBN: 9781591842002 - Publisher: Portfolio

12

9781118295311

13

9780062379092

On My Own Two Feet: From Losing My Legs to Learning the Dance of Life


Hardcover - ISBN: 9780062379092 - Publisher: William Morrow & Company

14

9781118533338

15

9781455544875

On the Edge: The Art of High-Impact Leadership


Hardcover - ISBN: 9781455544875 - Publisher: Business Plus

16

9780768404579

Shift Your Brilliance: Harness the Power of You, Inc.


Paperback - ISBN: 9780768404579 - Publisher: Sound Wisdom

17

9780071837248

Lenovo Way: Managing a Diverse Global Company for Optimal Performance


Hardcover - ISBN: 9780071837248 - Publisher: McGraw-Hill

18

9780470881255

From Values to Action: The Four Principles of Values-Based Leadership


Hardcover - ISBN: 9780470881255 - Publisher: Jossey-Bass

19

9780071637060

20

9780470941522

Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else in Business


Hardcover - ISBN: 9780470941522 - Publisher: Jossey-Bass

21

9781626560321

How the Poor Can Save Capitalism: Rebuilding the Path to the Middle Class


Hardcover - ISBN: 9781626560321 - Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

22

9781451698220

Carry On, Warrior: The Power of Embracing Your Messy, Beautiful Life


Paperback - ISBN: 9781451698220 - Publisher: Scribner Book Company

23

9781591847151

Wisdom of Oz: Using Personal Accountability to Succeed in Everything You Do


Hardcover - ISBN: 9781591847151 - Publisher: Portfolio

24

9781626814226

Innovating Women: The Changing Face of Technology


Paperback - ISBN: 9781626814226 - Publisher: Diversion Books

25

9780062331441

Mind Gym: Achieve More by Thinking Differently


Hardcover - ISBN: 9780062331441 - Publisher: HarperOne