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Audio Books

The audio books below are sold through Berrett-Koehler, however we have a number of audio books that are sold through other outlets. To see a list of those books, click here .

Leading from the Emerging Future

In this mind-opening new book, bestselling author Otto Scharmer (Theory U, 40,000 copies sold) and Katrin Kaufer reveal t...

The Ethical Sellout

In the age of purity politics and public shaming, people are fearful of betraying their values and selling out. Authors L...

Building Better Ideas

Why do teams settle for bad ideas or kill good ones? Popular consultant B. Kim Barnes’s unique process of constructive de...

Project Decisions, 2nd Edition

Learn how to stop pouring vast sums of money into technology projects that don’t have a lasting impact by closing the com...

There's No Such Thing as an IT Project

Learn how to stop pouring vast sums of money into technology projects that don’t have a lasting impact by closing the com...

The Secret

In this third edition, bestselling authors Ken Blanchard and Mark Miller answer the question most leaders ask at some poi...

The Hidden History of the Supreme Court and the Betrayal of America

Thom Hartmann, the most popular progressive radio host in America and a New York Times bestselling author, explains how t...

Leadership in Higher Education

The authors of the classic bestseller The Leadership Challenge bring their expertise to higher education, offering five p...

Hello, My Name Is Awesome

The ultimate guide to naming your product or business has been updated throughout with twice as many resources as before,...

Powerarchy

Harvard-educated psychologist and bestselling author Melanie Joy exposes the psychology that underlies all forms of oppre...

The Economics of Higher Purpose

Two distinguished scholars offer eight steps to help organizations discover and embrace an authentic higher purpose—somet...

7 Rules for Positive, Productive Change

Change is difficult but essential—Esther Derby offers seven guidelines for change by attraction, an approach that draws p...

The Real-Time Revolution

Time has become a precious commodity, so business leaders who can save their customers’ time more effectively than compet...

How to Be an Inclusive Leader

We know why diversity is important, but how do we drive real change at work? Diversity and inclusion expert Jennifer Brow...

The Making of a Democratic Economy

Our economy is designed by the 1 percent, for the 1 percent. This book offers a compelling vision of an equitable, ecolog...

Why Digital Transformations Fail

Former Procter & Gamble Vice President for IT and Shared Services, Tony Saldanha gives you the keys to a successful d...

The Five Secrets You Must Discover Before You Die

“What brought you the greatest joy? What do you wish you had learned sooner? What ultimately mattered and what didn’t?” a...

Synchronicity

Leadership is about creating new realities. In this new edition, leaders will learn how to use the power of synchronicity...

Courage Goes To Work

Courage Goes to Work is for every manager who has ever struggled with how to get their employees to have more backbone. ...

The Hidden History of Guns and the Second Amendment

Thom Hartmann looks at the real history of guns in America and what we can do to limit both their lethal impact and the p...

Master Your Motivation

If you want to accomplish what’s important to you, discipline and willpower won’t get you where you need to go. In this i...

Feedback (and Other Dirty Words)

A practical and irreverent guide to taking the sting out of feedback and reclaiming it as a motivating, empowering experi...

Faster, Fewer, Better Emails

Business communication expert and bestselling author Dianna Booher shares practical wisdom on how to write effective emai...

How Wealth Rules the World

Ben Price reveals that our Constitution and legal system were intentionally designed to give more rights to the wealthy p...

Be a Project Motivator

How do project managers achieve spectacular results when they have no direct authority over their team members? Here’s a ...

The Driver in the Driverless Car

Tech experts Vivek Wadhwa and Alex Salkever describe dozens of astonishing technological advances in this fascinating and...

Networking for People Who Hate Networking, Second Edition

A new edition of Devora Zack’s classic bestseller (over 120,000 sold in 15 languages) on networking techniques that lever...

The B Corp Handbook, Second Edition

“This book shows how using business as a force for good, not just pursuing short-term profits, can be better for consumer...

Dig Your Heels In

What if you could transform your company from the inside out? Biased, male-dominated corporate cultures have forced far t...

Understanding Government Contract Law

The only government contract law textbook to outline both practice and theory in simple, clear English for beginners.

Win the Heart

Employee engagement is shockingly low—but it’s not an employee problem; it’s a leadership problem. Bestselling author Mar...

Compassionate Counterterrorism

Islamist terrorism is not about religion, says Leena Al Olaimy, an Arab Muslim, Dalai Lama Fellow, and social entrepreneu...

El corazón del liderazgo

What makes for a truly exceptional leader? Certainly, leaders need people skills, execution skills, a deep knowledge of i...

The Future of Packaging

Tom Szaky sets out to do the impossible – eliminate all waste. This book paints a future of a “circular economy” that rel...

Get to the Point!

In this indispensable guide for anyone who must communicate in speech or writing, Schwartzberg shows that most of us fail...

Bedtime Stories for Managers

In forty-two succinct, surprising essays, legendary scholar Henry Mintzberg brings management down from the clouds and on...

Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go

The new edition of the bestselling employee development classic includes advice on engagement and retention in today’s mo...

Citizen Capitalism

Top Cornell law professor Lynn Stout and her coauthors Tamara Belinfanti and Sergio Gramitto offer a visionary but practi...

The Critical Few

Without a deep understanding of your company's culture, any change effort you undertake will fail. Bestselling author Jon...

The Law of Small Things

We are living in a time when dishonesty and duplicity are common in our public institutions, our workplaces, and even in ...

The Five Legends

Drawing on 30 years of helping families, this profound fable by the Anasazi Foundation illustrates the true anguish of co...

Convinced!

Competence does not speak for itself! You can’t simply display it; you have to draw people’s attention to it. World-renow...

Going Horizontal

For every company like Zappos that has achieved the Utopia of an egalitarian business model, there are thousands that rem...

Erasing Institutional Bias

All humans have bias, and as a result, so do the institutions we build. Internationally sought after diversity consultant...

Safe Enough to Soar

Bestselling authors and renowned diversity consultants Fred Miller and Judith Katz bring their long-awaited new book that...

Decolonizing Wealth

Decolonizing Wealth is a provocative analysis of the dysfunctional colonial dynamics at play in philanthropy and finance....

Dare to Serve

The expanded and revised edition of Dare to Serve answers the question How do you transform an ailing company into an ind...

Turning People into Teams

"Project and team leaders, do yourself a favor and make this book required reading by each member of your team!" —HR Prof...

Invisible Martyrs

“This is an extraordinary book, written by an extraordinary woman. Qazi is a master storyteller, capturing the emotion as...

Building a Successful Social Venture

This is the first book on creating and running a social enterprise to combine theoretical discussions with current cases ...

Why People Don’t Believe You…

For some, projecting confidence and credibility is second nature. For others, it seems like a foreign language they’ll ne...

The Sustainable State

The free-market, limited-government development model has been an ecological and social disaster for the developing world...

Leadership and Self-Deception

This third edition of an international bestseller—over 2 million copies sold worldwide and translated into 33 languages—d...

Humble Leadership

Bestselling author and father of organizational culture studies, Edgar Schein and Peter Schein trail-blaze with a creativ...

Your Happiness Was Hacked

“Technology is a great servant but a terrible master. This is the most important book ever written about one of the most ...

Community

The expanded and revised edition of Community tackles the hysteric rise of isolation and fear in a digitally interconnect...

On the Brink of Everything

From beloved bestselling author Parker J. Palmer (Let Your Life Speak) comes a beautiful book of meditations and reflecti...

The Magic of Tiny Business

In The Magic of Tiny Business, by ECOBAGS® founder and pioneering green business champion, Sharon Rowe shows entrepreneur...

The Long-Distance Leader

Leadership First, Locations Second. As more organizations adopt a remote workforce, the challenges of leading at a distan...

Servant Leadership in Action

Servant leaders lead by serving their people, not by exalting themselves.

The Introverted Leader

As an introvert, do you feel excluded, overlooked, or misunderstood in the workplace?

Leadership from the Inside Out - Third Edition

This classic bestseller by Kevin Cashman pioneered a holistic approach to leadership development: grow the whole person t...

Trauma Stewardship

Speaker, trainer and community organizer Van Dernoot Lipsky provides this guide to trauma stewardship, a practice through...

The Influence Effect

Everything that we’ve been told about women succeeding in the workplace—from leaning in to throwing out the idea of being...

Stand up to Stigma

Celebrated AIDS activist and nonprofit CEO Dr. Pernessa Seele demands that it’s time to stop stigmatizing others. She out...

Tell Me About Yourself

For creatives, entrepreneurs, job seekers, leaders, public figures, and speakers, Holley Murchison offers a proven six-st...

Raise Capital on Your Own Terms

New businesses need money, but entrepreneurs are sometimes anxious about raising capital from traditional sources like ve...

The Memo

America’s poor, working poor, and middle class are in a waiting game they cannot win. Jobs will not come, times will not ...

The New Leadership Literacies

Our future will be radically decentralized, digitized, and disrupted. Leaders will need more than just skills to survive....

The Power of Having Fun

Most of us put work first and leave fun for last, as an afterthought. But speaker, trainer, consultant, and bestselling a...

Up Is Not the Only Way

Bestselling author Beverly Kaye (Love ’Em or Lose ’Em—700,000 copies sold), joins coauthors Lynn Cowart and Lindy William...

The Innovation Code

Innovation comes from creative tension, not harmonious interaction, says “Dean of Innovation” Jeff DeGraff. He identifies...

The Mood Elevator

Positive psychology and organizational guru Larry Senn shows readers how allowing room for your mood swings rather than s...

Ask Outrageously!

Are you asking for what you want or just taking what you are given? Chances are, it’s the latter. Linda Swindling will te...

Communicate Like a Leader

When it comes to leading, there is a critical difference between communicating as a boss and communicating as a bully. Ce...

Capitalists Arise!

Peter Georgescu explains how his American Dream journey—from refugee to the CEO of Young & Rubicam—is no longer possi...

How You Learn Is How You Live

This book takes a systematic approach to learning that has been long revered in the education field (approximately 75,000...

Awakening Compassion at Work

Renowned scholars and consultants Monica Worline and Jane Dutton offer a new argument for compassion in organizations, sh...

A Leadership Kick in the Ass

Even the best leaders—in fact, most of the best leaders—start out as decidedly bad ones. And sooner or later they reach a...

Crunch Time

High-pressure situations can make us panic—but if we can change our perspective, what seemed impossible can suddenly beco...

Be the Boss Everyone Wants to Work For

Get started flipping your script and become the kind of boss everyone wants to work for.

The Serving Leader

"Serving leaders" lead by serving others, not by using them.

The Power of Purpose

Purpose is fundamental and gives life meaning. It gives us the will to live and to live long and well. In this new editio...

Pro-Voice

Once vilified by pro-life and pro-choice supporters alike, Aspen Baker has now shown that “pro-voice” might be the best m...

Hidden Strengths

Books like StrengthsFinder 2.0 have helped leaders discover their strengths—but tend to stop there. Thuy and Milo Sindell...

Your Leadership Story

Leaders all have stories—the events, perspectives, and behaviors that constitute who they are—but few are aware of what t...

Mobilized

Everybody knows mobile is the future, and every business wants in, but what are the elements of mobile success?

Negotiating the Impossible

Bestselling author and Harvard Business School professor Deepak Malhotra shows how to tackle even the most difficult, dea...

Mastering the New Media Landscape

In days past people got the world’s attention by winning over the gatekeepers of big media. But the Internet has changed ...

Hello Stay Interviews Goodbye Talent Loss

The latest offering from the bestselling duo of Bev Kaye and Sharon Jordan-Evans—who have sold over 800,000 copies of the...

Intelligent Disobedience

They say the rules are made to be broken. But which rules? When should you break them? And how do you do it? Ira Chaleff ...

When Corporations Rule the World

The twentieth-anniversary edition of the book that helped launch the anticorporate movement examines how much corporate c...

The Disciplined Leader

Drawing on the accumulated expertise of one of the world’s top leadership development organizations, this is a comprehens...

Chess Not Checkers

The ever-increasing complexity we face requires a new way to think and work. To effectively lead an organization, bestsel...

Refire! Don't Retire

Bestselling author Ken Blanchard and leading psychologist Morton Shaevitz offer advice, based on both research and person...

The Nonviolence Handbook

Sharing a lifetime’s worth of learning and experience by noted peace scholar Michael Nagler, this work distills the pract...

Leadership for a Fractured World

Harvard University faculty member Dean Williams draws on a decade of working with organizations around the world to show ...

You Unstuck

With his trademark wit and warmth, global superstar blogger Seth Adam Smith inspires readers to take ownership of their l...

Safe Enough to Soar (Audio)

Bestselling authors and renowned diversity consultants Fred Miller and Judith Katz bring their long-awaited new book that...

Decolonizing Wealth (Audio)

Decolonizing Wealth is a provocative analysis of the dysfunctional colonial dynamics at play in philanthropy and finance....

Dare to Serve (Audio)

The expanded and revised edition of Dare to Serve answers the question How do you transform an ailing company into an ind...

Turning People into Teams (Audio)

Collaborative strategies work when they're designed by teams—where each person is heard, valued, and held accountable. Th...

Invisible Martyrs (Audio)

“This is an extraordinary book, written by an extraordinary woman. Qazi is a master storyteller, capturing the emotion as...

Building a Successful Social Venture (Audio)

This is the first book on creating and running a social enterprise to combine theoretical discussions with current cases ...

Why People Don’t Believe You… (Audio)

For some of us, projecting confidence and credibility is second nature. For the rest of us, it seems like a foreign langu...

Trust (Audio)

Is entrepreneurship even possible in developing countries?

The Long-Distance Leader (Audio)

Learn how to guide, motivate and inspire your team, whether you're an hour away or an ocean away.

Building Resilience with Appreciative Inquiry  (Audio)

How to build more resilient and sustainable organizations and leaders

The Influence Effect (Audio)

How can women take hold of their personal power and be the boss of their destinies?

Capitalists Arise! (Audio)

Listen to how capitalists can end income inequality.

Completing Capitalism (Audio)

Listen to how Capitalism can heal the world.

How You Learn Is How You Live (Audio)

Does deep learning really stop after college?

The Referral of a Lifetime (Audio)

How does cultivating authentic, personal business relationships make traditional marketing obsolete?

Your Leadership Story (Audio)

How can you better understand the dynamic ways your leadership effects others?

From Crisis to Calling (Audio)

We are often confronted with choices where morality and pragmatism seem to be at odds. In these situations leaders are su...

Breaking the Trust Barrier (Audio)

For the members of the US Air Force Thunderbirds, trust is literally a matter of life and death.

You Are What You Believe (Audio)

Would you like to identify and understand the self-limiting beliefs that lead to painful behavior?

Shakti Leadership (Audio)

Reaching into ancient spiritual and mythical teachings, Nilima Bhat and Raj Sisodia revive a feminine archetype of leader...

Entrepreneurs in Every Generation (Audio)

How do you nurture and develop the entrepreneurial spirit in all the generations of a family firm?

The Vanishing American Corporation (Audio)

We love to criticize corporate behavior, but honestly, what would the world be like without them? That may be where we're...

The Outward Mindset (Audio)

To change what we do, we first need to change how we see and relate to the world.

The Laws of Lifetime Growth (Audio)

What key can you turn to unlock your greatest abilities, to unleash your capacity to grow?

Mobilized (Audio)

Everybody knows mobile is the future, and every business wants in, but what are the elements of mobile success?

Building the Future (Audio)

How can leaders innovate across industry boundaries, to make truly big inventions and discoveries?

Online Marketing for Busy Authors (Audio)

There has truly never been a better time to be an author. For the first time, you have direct access to your readers via ...

Negotiating the Impossible (Audio)

Harvard professor (and negotiation consultant advisor to organizations around the world) Deepak Malhotra shows how to def...

Humble Consulting (Audio)

In his new book, bestelling author and professor emeritus at the MIT Sloan School of Management, Edgar Schein, outlines t...

Leadership Lessons from a UPS Driver (Audio)

What can a UPS driver teach you about leadership?

How Performance Management Is Killing Performance--and What to Do About It (Audio)

If performance management doesn't work-- what can your company do to improve performance?

Mastering the New Media Landscape (Audio)

What's the secret to getting discovered in the new media landscape?

A Crowdfunder's Strategy Guide (Audio)

What does crowdfunding have to do with building the business of your dreams?

What Great Service Leaders Know & Do (Audio)

The service sector has grown to become 80% of the US economy, yet it's poised for a revolution in personalization, big da...

The Positive Organization (Audio)

Continuing his groundbreaking work in Positive Organizational Scholarship, Robert Quinn (bestselling author of Deep Chang...

The Genius of Opposites (Audio)

Bestselling author Jennifer Kahnweiler (Quiet Influence and The Introverted Leader—over 20,000 copies sold each) offers a...

Lift (Audio)

Leading scholars Ryan W. Quinn and Robert E. Quinn marshal both scientific research and personal experience to show how y...

Intelligent Disobedience (Audio)

They say the rules are made to be broken. But which rules? When should you break them? And how do you do it? Ira Chaleff ...

The Sisters Are Alright (Audio)

Everyone seems to have an opinion about American black women—they need to get married, change their hair, act like “ladie...

Chess Not Checkers (Audio)

What if the difference between leaders and managers is that leaders play a different mental game?

Refire! Don't Retire (Audio)

How can retirement be less about winding down, and more about carrying out new dreams?

Appreciative Inquiry (Audio)

Would you like a concise introduction to a practice that focuses on building strengths rather than fixing weaknesses?

The Nonviolence Handbook (Audio)

What will convince people that nonviolence is not the path of the weak but the path of the strong?

Leadership for a Fractured World (Audio)

As a leader, how can you heal wounds, resolve conflicts, and break down boundaries?

You Unstuck (Audio)

What's keeping you trapped, unable to move forward in work or life?

The B Corp Handbook (Audio)

How can your business help create global change by redefining success?

Walk Out Walk On (Audio)

How can someone "walk out" of limiting beliefs and "walk on" to create healthy, resilient communities?

Let's Stop Meeting Like This (Audio)

Is it possible to hold meetings that actually maximize productivity?

The Idea-Driven Organization (Audio)

Some businesses use front line worker ideas to help profits skyrocket- how do they do it?

The Best of the Thom Hartmann Program Volume I (Audio)

American democracy's historical roots and present imperiled health.

The Best of the Thom Hartmann Program Volume II (Audio)

Historical perspective on ripped-from-the-headlines current events.