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The Wow Factor: The 33 Things You Must (and Must Not) Do to Guarantee Your Edge in Today's Business World By Frances Cole Jones; Ballantine; 184 pages

At the Olympics, the difference between a gold medal and not placing can be a fraction of a second. The author, a media consultant, believes that the margin of error for business people is similarly thin in this turbulent economy. Those who would prefer to keep their job--and that would include most of us--can regard the book as a checklist of things you can do to protect your position or get a new one....

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