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Naming for Power by Naseem Javed – dedication

In Business, History & Culture, Psychology on September 30, 2010 at 8:26 am

Naseem Javed dedicated his book “Naming for Power” (an exploration of branding and brand names) ~

“This book is dedicated
to my mother, Amtul,
my wife, Lucie,
my son, Tashi.

Also, to the twenty-six
letters of the alphabet,
especially the letters
A, B, and C, which
taught me a great deal.”

Five Minds for the Future

In Books, Business, Psychology on September 22, 2010 at 9:47 am

Harvard’s Project Zero launched a brand new field of study into human creativity, psychology and the arts. Founder Dr Howard Gardner — and his wife and research collaborator Ellen — analyze how children absorb music and art, and how babies’ brains begin to bubble with ideas.

Howard dedicated his 2006 book “Five Minds for the Future” —

For Oscar Bernard Gardner
Who embodies our futures

Oscar is Howard and Ellen’s grandson.

Read the story of Ellen and Howard!

Leading Outside the Lines by Jon Katzenbach and Zia Khan – Dedication

In Books, Business on July 28, 2010 at 3:28 pm

Leading Outside the Lines has two dedications ~

Jon: To Marvin Bower, whose memory never fades

Zia: To my parents for their steadfast love and support

Rites of Passage by John Lucht – Dedication

In Books, Business on July 28, 2010 at 3:24 pm

John Lucht dedicated his business odyssey “Rites of Passage at $100,000 to $1,000,000+: Your Insider’s Lifetime Guide to Executive Job-Changing and Faster Career Progression in the 21st Century” ~ (whew!)

He didn’t. I typed that whole freaking title into my wordpress iPhone app and there’s no dedication. Aaaaaa John Lucht!!!! Whyyyyyyyy!!!!

Whipple: Squeeze This by Luke Sullivan — Dedication

In Books, Business on July 6, 2010 at 2:58 pm

Luke Sullivan dedicated his classic advertising book ~

To my dear wife,
And our wonderful boys,
Reed and Preston

Delivering Happiness by Zappos’ Tony Hsieh – Dedication

In Books, Business on June 24, 2010 at 6:42 pm

Here’s an adorable dedication from Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos.com, Inc (and a big-time brand builder long before Zappos started zipping shoes around the world). Tony wrote “Delivering Happiness” about all the joy (and hard times) that Zappos survived… such as moving from the lush bay area to Las Vegas, and merging with giant Amazon. He dedicated it to Ava.

Tony Hsieh’s dedication in Delivering Happiness ~

This book is dedicated to Ava Zech and all of the other aspiring

entrepreneurs and business leaders of tomorrow.

Happy eleventh birthday, Ava!

The Social Media Marketing Book by Dan Zarella

In Books, Business on March 24, 2010 at 12:00 pm

Gramma and Grumpa, I am who I am today because of you guys. Thank you. Dan Zarella Social Media Marketing Book

Gramma and Grumpa, I am who I am today because of you guys. Thank you.

– The Social Media Marketing Book by Dan Zarella

Blood and Whiskey Jack Daniels by Peter Krass

In Biography, Books, Business on March 19, 2010 at 12:00 pm

For Diana

Quickly, bring me a bottle of whiskey, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever. – A Tennessee Aristophanes

– Blood & Whiskey: The Life and Times of Jack Daniels by Peter Krass

2Y&Y: Diana is Peter Krass’s wife.

Jack Daniels Legacy by Ben A. Green

In Biography, Books, Business on March 18, 2010 at 12:00 pm

A Dedication

This volume is dedicated in memory
of Uncle Jack Daniel and his nephew,
Lemuel Motlow, and to all kinsmen of
Lemuel Motlow, past, present, and
future who understand and appreciate
the legacy of Uncle Jack.

– Jack Daniel’s Legacy by Ben A. Green

Atlas Shrugged and Fountainhead by Ayn Rand

In Books, Business, Classics on March 13, 2010 at 12:00 pm

Ayn Rand dedicated Atlas Shrugged and Fountainhead to Frank O'Connor

To Frank O’Connor

– Ayn Rand dedicated both Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead to her husband.