Our Most Popular Books

Time to highlight some of the most successful titles from our library!

Our Most Popular Books

By popular demand: Here are the most successful books from over 20 years of getAbstract. If you are not yet a customer, take advantage of our Free Access offer until May 18, and read or download all summaries free of charge.


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The First 90 Days

Your first 90 days as a new leader can make or break you. Here’s how to make sure they aren’t your last.

Michael Watkins Harvard Business Review Press
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Deep Work

You don’t succeed by answering emails quickly. You succeed by regularly practicing deep work.

Cal Newport Grand Central
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15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time Management

Successful people are different – among other things, they do a better job of managing their time.

Kevin Kruse Kruse Group
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The Intelligent Investor

In 1949, Benjamin Graham wrote the seminal book on value investing – and his counsel still rings true today.

Benjamin Graham HarperBusiness
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Blue Ocean Strategy

A unified strategic approach brings differentiation, new markets and sustained profitability.

W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne Harvard Business Review Press
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The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

To create a functioning team, build trust, willingness to confront, commitment, accountability and focus.

Patrick Lencioni Jossey-Bass Inc. Publishers
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The Coaching Habit

Asking “seven essential questions” can improve your executive coaching skills.

Michael Stanier Box of Crayons Press
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The One Thing

Achieving great success in all aspects of your life calls for devotion to one single thing.

Gary Keller and Jay Papasan Bard Press
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Thinking, Fast and Slow

“Two systems” vie for control of your mind, and “two selves” decide your happiness. Can all four of you ever get along?

Daniel Kahneman Farrar, Straus & Giroux
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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

To be highly effective, just initiate, focus, prioritize, connect, cooperate, improve yourself and let others win. Whew.

Stephen R. Covey Free Press
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Category: Most downloaded – 1999 to 2020 (so far)

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