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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 800-CEO-READ Business Book of the Year

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 17, 2019, at 6:25 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Publishing Industry, The Company

The 2018 800-CEO-READ Business Book of the Year is Anand Giridharadas' diagnosis of "how the global elite's efforts to 'change the world' preserve the status quo and obscure their role in causing the problems they later seek to solve."

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Fiber: The Coming Tech Revolution—and Why America Might Miss It

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 11, 2019, at 3:41 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy

Susan Crawford's new book makes the case that upgrading American homes to fiber optic cable connections is not only a business and economic imperative, but a critical social justice issue as well.

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800-CEO-READ's Bestselling Books of 2018

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 8, 2019, at 11:30 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Marketing & Sales, Narrative & Biography, Personal Development & Human Behavior, Publishing Industry, The Company

Taking a look back at our bestsellers in 2018 has once again put me in a reflective state of mind.

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55, Underemployed, and Faking Normal: Your Guide to a Better Life

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 4, 2019, at 3:06 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Narrative & Biography, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Elizabeth White has written a book that we believe can help a good part of a generation, and those that follow it, adapt to a new normal of financial instability as the social contract has been upended.

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Inside the Longlist: Current Events & Public Affairs

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 27, 2018, at 2:00 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs

This week, we'll be taking a closer look inside the longlist at the five books we believe to be the best in the category of Current Events & Public Affairs.

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Love for Imperfect Things: How to Accept Yourself in a World Striving for Perfection

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 21, 2018, at 1:03 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Haemin Sunim's new book reminds us that we are all imperfect, that we all struggle in our life and work, and that we are all worthy of love.

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Just Giving: Why Philanthropy Is Failing Democracy and How It Can Do Better

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 14, 2018, at 3:39 PM – Filed under:

Rob Reich looks at the landscape of modern philanthropy and wonders if it is as socially good as is generally assumed today.

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The Myth of Capitalism: Monopolies and the Death of Competition

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 7, 2018, at 2:45 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs

Jonathan Tepper and Denise Hearn's research into why American workers' wages weren't increasing along with corporate profits led them to a problem that plagues the entire economy—a lack of competition.

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The 2018 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Shortlist

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 4, 2018, at 6:00 AM – 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, Publishing Industry, The Company

The eight books on our shortlist for the business book of the year wrestle with an inflection point in both business and society.

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Questions Are the Answer: A Breakthrough Approach to Your Most Vexing Problems at Work and in Life

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 30, 2018, at 1:27 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Hal Gregersen's new book is about the power of asking more questions in our organizations, in education, and in our lives.

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Inside the Longlist: Marketing & Sales 2018

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 29, 2018, at 8:15 AM – Filed under: Marketing & Sales, Publishing Industry, The Company

We take a look inside the best books of 2018 in the Marketing & Sales category.

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Inside the Longlist: Management & Workplace Culture

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 20, 2018, at 11:45 AM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture, Publishing Industry

Our editorial director Dylan Schleicher takes us inside the issues of management and workplace culture by looking inside the best books 2018 offered on the topic.