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Hitmakers

Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 24, 2017, at 9:00 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Innovation & Creativity, Marketing & Sales

Derek Thompson’s new book is about many things, including the mysteries of beauty and goose bumps, but it is, at its core, about the commerce of culture and the how technology has altered the path to popularity over time.

Whattodo

What to Do When Machines Do Everything: How to Get Ahead in a World of AI, Algorithms, Bots, and Big Data

By 800-CEO-READ, published February 23, 2017, at 9:00 AM – Filed under:

Many are fearful of an automated future. Cognizant executives Malcolm Frank, Benjamin Pring, and Paul Roehrig present a more hopeful future, and specific plans to act for success in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Youareuniverse

You Are the Universe: Discovering Your Cosmic Self and Why It Matters

By 800-CEO-READ, published February 17, 2017, at 10:00 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Deepak Chopra has teamed up with physicist Menas Kafatos to turns our questions about outward reality inward, to explore our own consciousness to access the true nature of reality.

Buildingnewamericaneconomy

Building the New American Economy: Smart, Fair, and Sustainable

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 16, 2017, at 2:36 PM – Filed under:

Renowned economist Jeffrey Sachs has written a book “to explore the economic choices facing the United States and the world at the start of the new administration of Donald Trump and the new Congress."

Droptheball

Drop the Ball: Achieving More by Doing Less

By Blyth Meier, published February 15, 2017, at 2:29 PM – Filed under: Personal Development & Human Behavior

Tiffany Dufu helps us clarify what matters most—and what doesn't—so we can leverage our highest and best use at home and work.

Senserespond

Sense and Respond: How Successful Organizations Listen to Customers and Create New Products Continuously

By 800-CEO-READ, published February 15, 2017, at 9:45 AM – Filed under:

Jeff Gothelf and Josh Seiden explain that a "new level of volatility and uncertainty is one of the side effects of the digital revolution" and tell us businesses must become "sensing organizations," and "need new ways to respond."

Stretch

Stretch: Unlock the Power of Less—and Achieve More Than You Ever Imagined

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 10, 2017, at 2:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Innovation & Creativity

Scott Sonenshein teaches us how to shift mindsets and use the resources we already have more creatively instead of constantly seeking more.

Superhubs

$uperHubs: How the Financial Elite and their Networks Rule Our World

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 2, 2017, at 10:40 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs

Sandra Navidi pulls back the curtain on the financial elite for a personal look at the most powerful individuals, a scientific examination of the network dynamics at play, and an analysis of where it is all headed.

Worldindisarray

800-CEO-READ Bestsellers for January 2017

By 800-CEO-READ, published February 2, 2017, at 8:56 AM – Filed under: The Company

The bestselling books at 800-CEO-READ for January 2017.

Kingdomofhappiness

Business Books to Watch in February

By 800-CEO-READ, published February 1, 2017, at 9:01 AM – Filed under: Publishing Industry

These are some of the books we have our eyes on in February.

Manallmarkets

A Man For All Markets: From Las Vegas to Wall Street, How I Beat the Dealer and the Market

By 800-CEO-READ, published January 27, 2017, at 9:30 AM – Filed under: Biography & Narrative

Edward Thorp, professor, gambler, author, investor, and inventor, tells the story of his incredible life in this new book.

Creativechange

Creative Change: Why We Resist It … How We Can Embrace It

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 26, 2017, at 2:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives

We have incredibly complicated and complex challenges to address and overcome in this world—none more so than our own psychology. Jennifer Mueller's new book comes at the perfect time to help us do just that.