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Hot List: New York Times Bestselling Hardcover Business Books

The following is a list of the bestselling hardcover business books as ranked by the New York Times with data from Nielsen BookScan on April 11.

1. The Money Class: Learn to Create Your New American Dream by Suze Orman. The noted personal financial adviser offers a reconsideration of the American dream.

2. Tell to Win: Connect, Persuade, and Triumph with the Hidden Power of Story by Peter Guber. The role of storytelling in business success.

3. Win: The Key Principles to Take Your Business from Ordinary to Extraordinary by Frank I. Luntz. Using communication skills to improve a business.

4. The Thank You Economy by Gary Vaynerchuk. Tips on using social media tools to connect to customers.

5. The Entrepreneur Equation: Evaluating the Realities, Risks, and Rewards of Having Your Own Business by Carol Roth. Evaluate your qualifications to establish if you should endeavor to become an entrepreneur.

6. Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell. Why some people succeed — it has to do with luck and opportunities as well as talent — from the author of Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking and The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference.

7. Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions by Guy Kawasaki. A former Apple employee explains how to gain professionally and personally by bringing about change in others.

8. The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich by Timothy Ferriss. Reconstructing your life so that it’s not all about work.

9.  The Total Money Makeover: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness by Dave Ramsey. Debt reduction and fiscal fitness for families, by the radio talk-show host.

10. Surviving Your Serengeti: 7 Skills to Master Business and Life by Stefan Swanepoel. African animals provide inspiration for mastering business and life.

11. Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard by Dan Heath and Chip Heath. The Heath brothers (coauthors of Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die) address motivating employees, family members, and ourselves in their analysis of why we too often fear change.

12. Endgame: The End of the Debt SuperCycle and How It Changes Everything by John Mauldin and Jonathan Tepper. How the “debt supercycle” is adversely affecting developing countries around the world, including the United States.

13. The Investment Answer by Daniel C. Goldie and Gordon S. Murray. Five questions every investor should ask.

14. Strengths-Based Leadership by Tom Rath and Barry Conchie. Three keys to being a more effective leader.

15.  Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose by Tony Hsieh. The visionary CEO of Zappos explains how an emphasis on corporate culture can lead to unprecedented success.

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