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Q&A with Steven Clifford, Author of The CEO Pay Machine

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 25, 2017, at 8:47 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Steven Clifford's new book describes what has caused CEO compensation to explode over the last four decades, how it damages companies, the economy, and our democracy, and what we can do about it.

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Double Bind: Women on Ambition

By Sally Haldorson, published May 16, 2017, at 11:10 AM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Robin Romm has edited a book of essays from successful women that takes on "the last feminist taboo"—ambition.

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Good People: The Only Leadership Decision That Really Matters

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 15, 2017, at 9:40 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

In Good People, Anthony Tjan explains how kindness and caring for others is good for business.

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The Land of Enterprise: A Business History of the United States

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 12, 2017, at 9:04 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Biography & Narrative, Current Events & Public Affairs

Benjamin C. Waterhouse opens up the grand sweep of American history by looking at it from a business perspective.

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Legends and Losers Podcast: The Power of Business Books with our General Manager Sally Haldorson

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 10, 2017, at 12:23 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Publishing Industry, The Company

Our General Manager Sally Haldorson talks with Christopher Lochhead about the power of business books, and how "our company is the reverse of an algorithm."

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The CEO Pay Machine

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 10, 2017, at 9:24 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs

Steven Clifford's new book on CEO compensation "demolishes the prevailing business orthodoxy that has led to its enormous and immensely damaging rise."

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Problem Solved: A Powerful System for Making Complex Decisions with Confidence and Conviction

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 5, 2017, at 2:58 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Leadership & Strategy

In this excerpt, Cheryl Strauss Einhorn explains the AREA Method and how it can help you make informed decisions in an uncertain world.

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The CEO Pay Machine: How it Trashes America and How to Stop it

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 4, 2017, at 2:06 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy

Steven Clifford chronicles the inexorable rise of CEO pay, how it harms companies, curbs economic growth, and undermines democracy, and how we can fix it.

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One Minute Mentoring: How to Find and Work with a Mentor—And Why You'll Benefit from Being One

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 2, 2017, at 3:07 PM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

Legendary management guru Ken Blanchard and Claire Diaz-Ortiz, a former Twitter executive and early employee, have teamed up to illustrate why mentoring is the secret ingredient to professional and personal success

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No One Ever Drowned in Sweat: G.R.I.T. - The Stuff of Leaders and Champions

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 2, 2017, at 9:52 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Scott Petinga wants to help you develop the qualities needed to slay giants—to overcome obstacles in both your own life and out in the wider world.