Recognizing and Promoting the World's Best Business Titles

11. Human Resources / Employee Training


Getting the People Equation Right

by Logan Loomis

(Penn & Season Press)






SILVER (tie)

Next Level Virtual Training: Advance Your Facilitation

by Diana L. Howles, MA

(ATD Press)






You, Me, We: Why we all need a friend at work (and how to show up as one!)

by Morag Barrett

(Page Two)







 Leading Through Loss: How to Navigate Grief at Work

by Margo M. Fowkes

(Find Your Harbor Press)






12. Entrepreneurship / Small Business


How Creativity Rules the World: The Art and Business of Turning Your Ideas into Gold

by Maria Brito

(HarperCollins Leadership)







The Rise of the Rest

by Steve Case

(Avid Reader Press)






BRONZE (tie)

Buoyant: The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Becoming Wildly Successful, Creative, and Free

by Susie deVille

(Page Two)






Launch in 5

by Will Russell

(Nicholas Brealey Publishing)







13. Philanthropy / Nonprofit / Sustainability


There’s Nothing Micro About a Billion Women

by Mary Ellen Iskenderian

(The MIT Press)







Investing in the Era of Climate Change

by Bruce Usher

(Columbia Business School Publishing) 







Sustainable: Moving Beyond ESG to Impact Investing

by Terrence Keeley

(Columbia Business School Publishing)






14. International Business / Globalization


The Digital Multinational: Navigating the New Normal in Global Business

by Satish Nambisan and Yadong Luo

(The MIT Press)






Mao and Markets:The Communist Roots of Chinese Enterprise

by Christopher Marquis and Kunyuan Qiao

(Yale University Press)







The Wires of War: Technology and the Global Struggle for Power

by Jacob Helberg

(Simon and Schuster)






BRONZE (tie)

Backfire: How Sanctions Reshape the World Against U.S. Interests

by Agathe Demarais

(Columbia University Press)






Trafficking Data: How China is Winning the Battle for Digital Sovereignty

by Aynne Kokas

(Oxford University Press)







15. Personal Finance / Retirement Planning / Investing


How to Invest

by David M. Rubenstein

(Simon and Schuster) 






SILVER (tie)

Financial Adulting: Everything You Need To Be a Financially Confident and Conscious Adult

by Ashley Feinstein Gerstley







Women Wise: The Essential Guide to Financial and Lifestyle Decisions as We Age

by Marjorie L. Fox, JD, CFP® and Eleanor Blayney, MBA

(Amplify Publishing)







You Are Worthy: Change Your Money Mindset, Build Your Wealth & Fund Your Future

Kelley Holland

(She Writes Press)







16. Business Technology


Radically Human: How New Technology is Transforming Business and Shaping Our Future

by Paul Daugherty and H. James Wilson








Reimagining Collaboration: Slack, Microsoft Teams, Zoom, and the Post-COVID World of Work

by Phil Simon

(Motion Publishing)







The First Superapp: Inside China's WeChat and the new digital revolution

by Kevin Shimota

(Earnshaw Books)







17. Emerging Trends/AI 


The Genesis Machine

by Amy Webb & Andrew Hessel

(Public Affairs)







You’ve Been Played

by Adrian Hon

(Basic Books)







The Equality Machine

by Orly Lobel

(Public Affairs)







18. Women / BIPOC in Business


Black Culture, Inc.: How Ethnic Community Support Pays for Corporate America

by Patricia A. Banks

(Stanford University Press)






SILVER (tie)

The Other

by Daniela Pierre-Bravo

(Legacy Lit)






Inclusion on Purpose: An Intersectional Approach to Creating a Culture of Belonging at Work

by Ruchika Tulshyan

(The MIT Press)







The First, the Few, the Only: How Women of Color Can Redefine Power in Corporate America

by Deepa Purushothaman

(Harper Business)







19. Success/Motivation/Coaching 


Decoding Greatness

by Ron Friedman

(Simon & Schuster)







Trust and Inspire: How Truly Great Leaders Unleash Greatness in Others

by Stephen R. Covey and Cynthia Covey Haller

(Simon & Schuster)







Promotions Are SO Yesterday: Redefine Career Development. Help Employees Thrive

by Julie Winkle Giulioni

(ATD Press)






20. Advertising / Marketing / PR


Adapt: Scaling Purpose in a Divisive World

by Diane Primo







SILVER (tie)

Reach: Create the Biggest Possible Audience for Your Message, Book, or Cause

by Becky Robinson

(Berrett-Koehler Publishers)






Converted: The Data-Driven Way to Win Customers’ Hearts

by Neil Hoyne

(Portfolio / Penguin)








by Emmanuel Probst

(Ideapress Publishing)







21. Corporate History / Milestone


Workboats for the World: The Robert Allan Story

by Robert G. Allan with Peter A. Robson

(Harbour Publishing)





SILVER (tie)

The Tao of Alibaba

by Brian A. Wong

(Public Affairs)






Sweating Together

by David J. Miller, PhD

(Ideapress Publishing)

BRONZE: The Founders by Jimmy Soni (Simon & Schuster)






22. Real Estate


The Business of Timeshares: Uncovering the Peaks and Valleys of an Enigmatic Industry

by W.H. Campbell








Your First Home: The Proven Path to Homeownership

by Gary Keller and Jay Papsan

(Keller Ink)







House Poor No More: 9 Steps that Grow the Value of Your Home and Net Worth

by Romana King

(Houndstooth Press) 







23. Business Reference 


Making Numbers Count

by Chip Heath & Karla Starr

(Avid Reader Press)







User Experience Research: Discover What Customers Really Want

by Marty Gage and Spencer Murrell







BRONZE (tie)

Global Category Manager's Handbook

by Erik Stavrand and Jose Hanagan






Making Sense of Cybersecurity

by Thomas Kranz






24. Memoir / Biography


Freezing Order

by Bill Browder

(Simon & Schuster)






SILVER (tie)

Empathy Economics: Janet Yellen’s Remarkable Rise to Power and Her Drive to Spread to All

by Owen Ullmann

(Hachette Book Group)




The Mother of All Degrassi: A Memoir

by Linda Schuyler

(ECW Press)







Warren Buffett: Investor and Entrepreneur

by Todd A. Finkle

(Columbia University Press)






25. Business Fable


Who Do You Want To Be On The Way To What You Want? Coaching With The Empowerment Dynamic

by Donna Zajonc MCC

(Polaris Publishing)







Said the Lady with the Blue Hair: 7 Rules for Success in Direct Sales Wrapped in a Wonderful Lesson for Life

by Lisa M. Wilber and Jeff C. West

(West Marketing Group, INC)






The Irrelevant Old Brand: A Business Fable About Taking Your Brand from Mediocre to Must-Have

by J.W. Huebner

(Bailey Brothers Publishing Company, LLC)






26. Work-Life Balance / Time Prioritization


Space Maker: How to Unplug, Unwind & Think Clearly in the Digital Age

by Daniel Sih

(100M Publishing)






SILVER (tie)

From Burnout to Purpose: Simple Strategies for a Soul-Fulfilling Approach to Work

by Gina S. Calvano







Values First: How Knowing Your Core Beliefs Can Get You the Life and Career You Want

By Laura Eigel, PhD

(Houndstooth Press)







The Can-Do Mindset: How to Make Things Happen with Enthusiasm

by Denise Gabel







27. Independent Thought Leaders

GOLD (tie)

Leading Lightly

by Jody Michael

(Greenleaf Book Group)







by Faisal Hoque

(Fast Company Press)







The Zen Executive: Gems of Wisdom for Enlightened Leadership

by Jim Blake

(Unity Books)







The Most Unlikely Leader: An Unbelievable Journey from GED to CEO

by Roger Smith

(Ballast Books)