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Dylan Schleicher has been a part of the 800-CEO-READ claque since 2003. Even though he's stayed on at the company, he has not stayed put. After beginning in shipping & receiving, he joined customer service and accounting before moving into his current, highly elliptical orbit of duties overseeing the ChangeThis and In the Books websites, the company's annual review of books, and in-house design. He lives with his wife and two children in the Washington Heights neighborhood on Milwaukee's West Side.

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The 2018 Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 13, 2018, at 12:00 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Narrative & Biography, Publishing Industry, The Company

Bad Blood has been named the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year.

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This Is Marketing: You Can't Be Seen Until You Learn to See

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 9, 2018, at 2:30 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Leadership & Strategy, Marketing & Sales

The best business books humanize business rather than commodify humanity. Seth Godin’s books have always attempted to do that, and his latest does a great job of it.

Job

The Job: Work and Its Future in a Time of Radical Change

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 2, 2018, at 1:30 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Narrative & Biography, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Ellen Ruppel Shell examines the history of jobs, the increasing disappearance of them, and where we go from here.

Mismatch

Mismatch: How Inclusion Shapes Design

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 19, 2018, at 3:29 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Kat Holmes tackles the cycles of exclusion that permeate our society with the practice of inclusive design.

Siliconcity

Silicon City: San Francisco in the Long Shadow of the Valley

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 12, 2018, at 3:28 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Narrative & Biography

Cary McClelland follows in the great oral tradition of Studs Terkel to bring us up to date on what's happening on the ground in America's most impactful city and region.

Darkhorse

Dark Horse: Achieving Success Through the Pursuit of Fulfillment

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 9, 2018, at 10:45 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Innovation & Creativity

Todd Rose and Ogi Ogas have written a book "premised upon the conviction that we are entering a new epoch demanding a very different formula for success."

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It Doesn't Have to Be Crazy at Work

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 5, 2018, at 2:04 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Marketing & Sales, Narrative & Biography, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson know that it doesn't have to be crazy at work, because they've created a company of calm in the midst of the industry that brought the culture of crazy upon us all.

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Everything for Everyone: The Radical Tradition That Is Shaping the Next Economy

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 1, 2018, at 10:39 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

Nathan Schneider explores the history and future of the cooperative business model, and how it has—and continues—to contribute to the economy in mostly unseen ways.

Farsighted

Farsighted: How We Make the Decisions That Matter the Most

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 21, 2018, at 3:14 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity

Steven Johnson's new book about decision-making is, true to its title, farsighted—providing a set of tools and techniques that can help lead to better choices for our individual lives, and the future of life on Earth.

Saudiamerica

Saudi America: The Truth About Fracking and How It's Changing the World

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 17, 2018, at 12:47 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Leadership & Strategy

Bethany McLean's new book exposes the faulty foundation of America's shale revolution, and in so doing offers a clearer base of facts for the discussion on how to proceed.

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Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 7, 2018, at 10:00 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs

Anand Giridharadas' new book questions the MarketWorld order of business and philanthropy, and the currently ascendent approach to social change.

Siliconstates

Silicon States: The Power and Politics of Big Tech and What It Means for Our Future

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 27, 2018, at 2:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs

Lucie Greene's new book looks at the transfer of power and civil services from government to today's tech giants, and its implications for our future.