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HARDCOVER BUSINESS BOOKS

STRENGTHSFINDER 2.0 By Tom Rath (Gallup Press $19.95) Assess your talents and put them into practice. Last month: 1, Months on list: 14

WOMEN & MONEY By Suze Orman (Spiegel & Grau $24.95) Inspirational prose and practicaltools to help women with their finances. Last month: 2, Months on list: 14

THE 4-HOUR WORKWEEK By Timothy Ferriss (Crown $19.95) Defining your dreams and cutting loose from work. Last month: 3, Months on list: 11

PREDICTABLY IRRATIONAL By Dan Ariely (Harper $25.95) An economist surveys how people act against their best interests. Last month: 12, Months on list: 2

MADE TO STICK By Chip Heath, Dan Heath (Random House $24.95) Why some ideas gain traction while others fade from view. Last month: 6, Months on list: 15

THE BLACK SWAN By Nassim Nicholas Taleb (Random House $26.95) Improbable and earth-shaking events are in fact inevitable. Last month: 5, Months on list: 12

HOW COME THAT IDIOT'S RICH AND I'M NOT? By Robert Shemin (Crown $24.95) A witty look at how to get mega-rich. Last month: —, Months on list: 1

JIM CRAMER'S STAY MAD FOR LIFE By James J. Cramer with Cliff Mason (Simon & Schuster $26) A broad how-to by CNBC's money man. Last month: 4, Months on list: 4

OUR ICEBERG IS MELTING By John Kotter, Holger Rathgeber (St. Martin's $19.95) A global-warming fable on coping with change. Last month: 8, Months on list: 18

IT'S YOUR SHIP By Captain D. Michael Abrashoff (Warner Business $24.95) An empowered crew is a productive crew, says this Navy officer. Last month: —, Months on list: 6

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: 13, Months on list: 5

THE BREAKTHROUGH COMPANY By Keith R. McFarland (Crown Business $27.50) Examining thousands of companies, finding few that excel. Last month: —, Months on list: 2

THE FIRST 90 DAYS By Michael Watkins (Harvard Business School Press $27.95) Coping with career transitions. Last month: —, Months on list: 14

ECONOMIC FACTS AND FALLACIES By Thomas Sowell (Basic Books $26) A Hoover Institution scholar on economic misconceptions. Last month: —, Months on list: 1

INFLUENCER By Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, David Maxfield, Ron McMillan, Al Switzler (McGraw-Hill $24.95) Motivating others. Last month: —, Months on list: 2

PAPERBACK BUSINESS BOOKS

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: 13

THE SPEED OF TRUST By Stephen M.R. Covey (Free Press $15) Nurturing credibility in your personal and professional lives. Last month: 12, Months on list: 2

WHAT COLOR IS YOUR PARACHUTE? 2008 By Richard Nelson Bolles (Ten Speed Press $18.95) The enduring job-search bible. Last month: 3, Months on list: 7

J.K. LASSER'S YOUR INCOME TAX 2008 By The J.K. Lasser Institute (Wiley $17.95) Hope you got that extension! Last month: 2, Months on list: 5

RICH DAD'S INCREASE YOUR FINANCIAL IQ By Robert T. Kiyosaki (Business Plus $16.99) Five principles of money intelligence. Last month: —, Months on list: 1

THE MONEY BOOK FOR THE YOUNG, FABULOUS & BROKE By Suze Orman (Riverhead $16) From career plans to credit cards. Last month: 5, Months on list: 13

MAKE MONEY, NOT EXCUSES By Jean Chatzky (Three Rivers Press $13.95) A Money magazine editor's advice for women. Last month: —, Months on list: 1

THE AUTOMATIC MILLIONAIRE By David Bach (Broadway $12.95) How to put your investment program on autopilot. Last month: —, Months on list: 21

THE ERNST & YOUNG TAX GUIDE 2008 By Peter W. Bernstein (Vanguard Press $17.95) Time to put those pencils down. Last month: 6, Months on list: 3

START LATE, FINISH RICH By David Bach (Broadway $14.95) Strategies and tactics for baby boomers nearing retirement. Last month: —, Months on list: 13

THE TOTAL MONEY MAKEOVER WORKBOOK By Dave Ramsey (Thomas Nelson $17.99) Shape up your finances. Last month: 9, Months on list: 15

WHY WE WANT YOU TO BE RICH By Donald J. Trump, Robert T. Kiyosaki, et al. (Rich Press $18.95) Help for the shrinking middle class. Last month: 10, Months on list: 2

A WHOLE NEW MIND By Daniel H. Pink (Riverhead $15) The future belongs to creative "right-brain thinkers." Last month: 11, Months on list: 13

HOW TO WIN FRIENDS AND INFLUENCE PEOPLE By Dale Carnegie (Pocket Books $14) The classic networking guidebook. Last month: —, Months on list: 10

THE 8TH HABIT By Stephen R. Covey (Free Press $15) In the new workplace, leaders must demonstrate trust, respect, and openness. Last month: —, Months on list: 6

LONG-RUNNING BEST SELLERS

Hardcover Business Books

Good to Great By Jim Collins (Collins $27.50)

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

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

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

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

Freakonomics By Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J Dubner (Morrow $27.95)

The Little Red Book of Selling By Jeffrey Gitomer (Bard Press $19.95)

Paperback Business Books

Getting Things Done By David Allen (Penguin $15)

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

The Tipping Point By Malcolm Gladwell (Back Bay $14.95)

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

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

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

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

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

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 March. Titles that have been on the List for more than two years appear as Long-Running Best Sellers.


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