Welldesigned web


Well-Designed by John Kolko
Jon Kolko’s new offering from Harvard Business Press aims to help conceive, design, and produce better products based on a design process that puts users first.



Work Simply by Carson Tate

Carson Tate's Work Simply will teach you how to be more productive at what you by being true to yourself.

Change This

Optimistic arguments and ideas about important issues—in manifesto form. ChangeThis exists to spread Ideas. Opinion. Knowledge. Passion. Conviction. Conversation. Education. Intention. Interpretation. Thought. Persuasion. Freedom. Appeal. Development. Inspiration. Understanding. Change.

Kb logo 590x60

Knowledge Blocks

Hooked, The Social License, and What to Do When It's Your Turn
The Social License, and why the name Macondo, in hindsight, was the perfect moniker for the oil and gas prospect in the Gulf of Mexico.

Jack Covert Selects

The Change Book: How Things Happen by Michael Krogerus & Roman Tschäppeler
Krogerus and Tschäppeler's tiny and elegantly-designed book has a simple message: change.

Itbtir logo

Thinkers in Residence

A Q&A with Kevin Ashton
Kevin Ashton - who came up with the phrase "The Internet of Things" - answers our questions about his book How to Fly a Horse.



Friday Links
The ability to see an idea through conceptualization to product is quite literally the true test of anyone doing anything in business.


Business of Life

Authors on the Road - The New Generation of Philanthropy
When discussing philanthropy it’s impossible not to include a certain Mr. Buffett, but it's not only Papa Warren doing work to make the world a better place.

Bestplacework web


The Best Place to Work
Ron Friedman on "The Defining Feature of Renowned Artists, Star Athletes, and Successful Organizations."


New Releases

Zombie Loyalists
From the author that taught us why Nice Companies Finish First comes a book about "Using Great Service to Create Rabid Fans."

See 800-CEO-READ's Best Selling Books on 800ceoread.com