Business Plus

Business Plus is the highly-respected business book imprint of Grand Central Publishing. Since being founded in 2000, Business Plus has had close to 50 major books land on the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Publishers Weekly, or Business Week bestseller lists. And since the world of business is global, Business Plus is well-established around the world with its sister imprints in Europe and Asia.

A sampling of some of the more notable Business Plus authors include Hank Paulson, the former US Treasury Secretary, Jack Welch, the legendary former CEO of General Electric, Coach Mike Krzyzewski, the Hall of Fame basketball coach from Duke University, Tony Hsieh, the CEO of Zappos; Captain D. Michael Abrashoff of the US Navy, Dr. Robert Sutton, Dr. Lois Frankel, Dr. Stephen Leeb, Harry Beckwith, Don Phillips, Jeff Benedict, Mitch Joel, Jeff Hayzlett, and many more.

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Rick Wolff serves as Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of Business Plus. Wolff created and launched the imprint in 2000 when it was originally known as Warner Business Books.

As an author himself, Wolff has written numerous books on a variety of subjects, and has contributed articles to the New York Times, the Harvard Business Review, Harvard Magazine, GQ, Psychology Today, USA TODAY, and many others.  He graduated from Harvard University, magna cum laude, and also from Long Island University with high honors.

Wolff also acquires major non-fiction that is not business-oriented for the general Grand Central list, where he is a Vice President and Executive Editor.

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Due to the volume of submissions we receive, the editorial department of Business Plus is unable to accept unsolicited material. While we cannot recommend an agent, agent lists can be found in such resources as the Literary Market Place, available in most public libraries or on