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If you would like a fast and easy way to learn the most important ideas from today's best business books then the Business Book Summary Program is just what you need.

A one-year subscription offers summaries of TWO great business books every month for a full year.

Each summary is available in many digital formats so you can read or listen to them on your PC or Mac, or on a wide variety of mobile devices such as iPhone, Blackberry, iPad, and Kindle.

The summaries are on just about every subject you care about including leadership, communication, strategy and planning, management techniques and much more.

You'll get proven and practical ideas that will help you save time, solve problems, increase profits, become more productive and advance your career.

Best of all, our concise 15-minute summaries let you soak up the key ideas and concepts from these great books incredibly fast.

Save $91 ... but only until March 20th

The Sales & Marketing Executives International has made a special arrangement for you to receive a one year subscription to the Business Book Summary Program for only $39.

That's a savings of $91 (70%) off the retail price of $130.

Free Upgrade to our Silver Program

You will also get a free upgrade to our Silver Program. This program includes the Business Book Summary Program AND 6-page summaries (and 20-minute audios) of these great books....

What Got You Here Won't Get You There:How Successful People Become Even More Successful
The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right
Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In
How to Measure Anything: Finding the Value of “Intangibles” in Business

PLUS for a very limited time SMEI members can upgrade to our Gold and Platinum Programs at 70% off the retail price.

What's in Silver Program?
What's in the Gold Program?
What's in the Platinum Program?
How Summaries Will Help You Succeed.
Overview of All 3 Programs - and Pricing

What's in the Silver Program?

The Silver Program includes the Business Book Summary Program and 4 great bonus summaries. You get...

Summaries of TWO great business books every month
We find the best business books and summarize them so you can learn the key ideas of each book in about fifteen minutes! All books we select are either best-sellers or have received exceptional reviews.

Tips and techniques from business experts
Every month you also get tips from experts such as Sam Hill, one of Fortune magazine's "Top Ten Minds." Topics include management practices, marketing, human resources, business development and more.

4 Bonus Summaries
You also get summaries of these great books ... What Got You Here Won't Get You There, How to Measure Anything, The Checklist Manifesto and Getting to Yes.

The Silver program is delivered online. Every month you will be receive an email with a link to your latest content. (Nothing will be shipped to you.)

"Kudos! I can't tell you how much I VALUE your Program. The time you save me in delivering quality synopsises of books really makes a difference! And the quality of the synopsis itself is incredible. This Program has saved me time as well as money! And I thank you for that! Keep up the good work."
--- Sam Macdee

What's in the Gold Program?

The Gold Program includes everything in the Silver Program plus ...

Business Success in a Nutshell and the Business Essentials Library

Business Success in a Nutshell

Business Success in a Nutshell offers the best ideas and strategies from 5 of the best business books ever written.

It delivers detailed and insightful answers to questions such as:

  • How can I dramatically increase my personal and professional effectiveness?
  • How can I find, motivate and keep excellent employees?
  • What strategies do companies like McDonalds and Wal-Mart use to dominate their markets?
  • What do the world's best managers do? Why are their business units so profitable and productive?

These are the books featured in Business Success in a Nutshell, each one a huge best-seller and written by a world-renowned expert.

"For the harried and hurried executive who keeps vowing, I'm going to read that highly recommended book next week — but never does — this audio comes to the rescue, with succinct, well organized summaries of five outstanding business books."

"Even though I had read four of the books summarized, I found listening very worthwhile. The narration is lively and interesting. I recommend Business Success...in a nutshell for every professional person seeking greater understanding of winning approaches and pursuing first-rate performance."

--- Bill Lampton, Ph.D., author of The Complete Communicator: Change Your Communication, Change Your Life! (www.championshipcommunication.com)

Business Essentials Library

The Business Essentials Library contains 50 summaries of "must read" business books.

You get summaries of books essential to advancing your career like the massive best-seller The Leadership Challenge by James M. Kouzes & Barry Z. Posner. This is one of the best leadership books ever written and a must read for every leader.

Some other books included in the library are ...

  • Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
  • The Hard Truth About Soft Skills: Workplace Lessons Smart People Wish They’d Learned Sooner
  • Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard
  • The Five Patterns of Extraordinary Careers: The Guide for Achieving Success and Satisfaction
  • The One Thing You Need to Know: … About Great Managing, Great Leading, and Sustained Individual Success
  • Socialnomics: How Social Media Transforms the Way We Live and Do Business
  • Made To Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die
  • The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs: How to Be Insanely Great in Front of Any Audience
  • The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business is Selling Less of More
  • Leadership in the Era of Economic Uncertainty: The New Rules for Getting the Right Things Done in Difficult Times

You can read or listen to each summary since they are all available in PDF and MP3 audio format.

What's in the Platinum Program?

The Platinum Program includes everything in the Gold Program plus ...

  • Business Masters 100 Summary Library
  • Financial Essentials Library

This program offers our very best value and delivers over 200 summaries - plus 2 new summaries every month and more.

It's the fastest and easiest way to grow your business knowledge!

Business Masters Library

This library includes 100 of the best business books from the last 10 years including ...

  • Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
  • Winning by Jack Welch with Suzy Welch
  • Maximum Success: Changing the Twelve Behavior Patterns That Keep You From Getting Ahead
  • businessThink: Rules for Getting It Right - Now and No Matter What!
  • Leading Up: How to Lead Your Boss So You Both Win
  • The Maverick and His Machine: Thomas Watson Sr. and the Making of IBM
  • Adversity Quotient: Turning Obstacles into Opportunities
  • The Ultimate Six Sigma: Beyond Quality Excellence to Total Business Excellence

Financial Essentials Library

The Financial Essentials Library contains 50 summaries of great investment books - ones that belong on the shelf of every investor.

What's in the Library?

Summaries of modern investment classics like The Alchemy of Finance and Winning the Loser's Game.

Summaries of books on market gurus including Lessons from the Greatest Stock Traders of All Time and The Essential Buffett: Timeless Principles for the New Economy.

Plus much more, including summaries of books on wealth such as Rich in America: Secrets to Creating and Preserving Wealth and investor psychology best-sellers like Markets, Mobs, and Mayhem: A Modern Look at the Madness of Crowds.

The Business Masters Library and the Financial Essentials Library are only available in PDF format.

How summaries will help you succeed

Get Practical Ideas and Strategies You Can Use
A new idea, a different perspective, an alternate strategy; these are the things that will help you solve problems, boost your effectiveness and grow your company.

Learn More AND Remember More
A Carnegie-Mellon Study demonstrated that people remember more when they read a well-written book summary than when they read the entire book.

Gain a Business Edge
You'll learn new skills and master old ones, you'll stay up-to-date with the latest strategies, techniques and ideas in business so you can make a bigger contribution ... and what will that do for your company and your career?

Drastically Reduce Your Reading Time
You can read our concise summaries in just 15 minutes as opposed to the many hours it takes to read an entire book. Or you can download the summaries to your favorite MP3 player and just sit back and listen - in your car, on the train, or at the gym.

Overview of All 3 Programs - and Pricing

Silver Program Gold Program Platinum Program
Business Book
Summary Program
Bonus Summaries
Business Success in a Nutshell
Business Essentials Library  
Business Masters
100 Summary Library
Financial Essentials Library    
Price if Purchased Separately $145.00 $305.00 $695.00

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