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The Week contest - Business books

Publishers release as many as 11,000 new business books a year, hoping that one of the books flooding the market will hit it big, like last year’s All I Know About Management I Learned From My Dog. Please come up with the title of the next big business book

Welcome to The Week's "What Next?" contest, an invitation to test your powers of imagination with challenges inspired by current events.

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Last week's question: Publishers release as many as 11,000 new business books a year, hoping that one of the books flooding the market will hit it big, like last year's All I Know About Management I Learned From My Dog. We asked you to come up with the title of the next big business book. 

THE WINNER: How to Succeed in Business Without Really HiringAlice Preece, Edmonds, WA

SECOND PLACE: The Billionaire's Guide to Bail-OutsMary Hogan, New York, NY

THIRD PLACE: All I Know About Being Managed I Learned from My Fire HydrantL. Robert Hill, Santa Rosa, CA 

HONORABLE MENTIONS:

Everything I Know About Success I Learned from My Magnificent BossStephen Dudzik, Olney, MD

All I Know about The Tech Industry I Learned from My 14-year-oldKristin Loudis, Encinitas, CA

The 7 Habits of Highly Unethical PeopleNancy Schreiber, Irving, TX

How to Profit from a Worthless BookAlan Levy, New York, NY

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Building ItRich Rochna, Virginia Beach, VA

I Didn't Write This BookDiane Kirkland, Valley Village, CA

Too Big to ReadMichael Leary, Walnut Creek, CA

Fearlessly Outsource Yourself!Mike Fleice, El Granada, CA

The Thanksgiving Turkey (And Other Ways of Not Paying Bonuses)Robert Schechter, Dix Hills, NY

Texas Chainsaw ManagementTom Saulnier, East Longmeadow, MA

How to Write a Book After Your Business FailsGaylene Shafer, Pueblo, CO

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Reading this BookJim Testa, Northbrook, IL

From Lemonade Stand to MBA — and Back!Charles & Mary Parry, Catonsville, MD

How to Find Joy in FailureJim McMullan, Island Heights, NJ

Who Ate My Cheese?Stephanie Sarich, Minnetonka, MN

Keep Your Friends Close and Your Lobbyists CloserJanine Witte, New Hope, PA

Fifty Shades of GreenRichard Grossman, Wilmington, DE

Fifty Shares of GreedLinda Gage, Auburn, WA

No Bain, No GainShelley Barnes, Newbury Park, CA

100 Ways to Profit from 100% Unemployment in 100 Degree TemperaturesMike Berkley, Tempe, AZ

Retroactive ManagementJim Bertram, St. Cloud, MN

Oh Wow: Steve Jobs’ Lessons from BeyondMarci Williams, Bainbridge Island, WA

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