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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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Memo

The Memo: Five Rules for Your Economic Liberation

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 22, 2017, at 10:53 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

John Hope Bryant has been championing financial literacy for at least 25 years, and he has now written a book to deliver the memo directly to you.

Creatinggreatchoices

Creating Great Choices: A Leader's Guide to Integrative Thinking

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 15, 2017, at 8:49 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Jennifer Riel and Roger Martin have written an essential how-to book on integrative thinking.

Mindschannel

The Hacking of the American Mind and a World Without Mind

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 8, 2017, at 2:33 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

The inventions of our age baffle the mind—and their potential affects on us and the world are hard to even wrap our heads around. But with the help of Franklin Foer and Robert Lustig, you’ll be able to do just that.

Fiftyinventions

Fifty Inventions That Shaped the Modern Economy

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 24, 2017, at 1:46 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Biography & Narrative, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy

Tim Harford has written another great economic history that helps reveal how the modern economy came to be, and the benefits and risks associated with invention.

Lostartclosing

The Lost Art of Closing: Winning the Ten Commitments That Drive Sales

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 17, 2017, at 8:44 AM – Filed under: Marketing & Sales, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Really good, humane and effective sales books don’t come around too often, so when they do you should snatch them up. Anthony Iannarino's new book is one of them.

Steamtitans

Steam Titans: Cunard, Collins, and the Epic Battle for Commerce on the North Atlantic

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 11, 2017, at 11:43 AM – Filed under: Biography & Narrative

William M. Fowler Jr.'s new maritime history is the perfect book to take to the beach this summer.

Kelloggs

The Kelloggs: The Battling Brothers of Battle Creek

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 4, 2017, at 3:21 PM – Filed under: Biography & Narrative, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Howard Markel has written a brilliant, expansive book of medical and industrial history, entrepreneurship and management, and a bitter sibling rivalry.

Leadrightyourcompanytype

Lead Right for Your Company's Type: How to Connect Your Culture with Your Customer Promise

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 27, 2017, at 3:03 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

William Schneider can help you ensure that your enterprise is a living system that is “continually adapting, learning, and developing.”

Perennialseller

Perennial Seller: The Art of Making and Marketing Work that Lasts

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 21, 2017, at 9:48 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Biography & Narrative, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Marketing & Sales

Ryan Holiday has given us a guide to making creative work that lasts—beginning with the creative process itself, through the positioning and marketing of it, to building a platform upon it.

Designedleadership

Designed Leadership

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 14, 2017, at 12:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Moura Quayle's new book give readers is a great history of design thinking, a glimpse of its future, and the tools we need to bring it about.

Machienplatformcrowd

Machine, Platform, Crowd: Harnessing Our Digital Future

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 6, 2017, at 3:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson have written a book with real human intelligence, concern, feeling, and values, about how the second machine age is reshaping business.

Onedevice

The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 23, 2017, at 2:07 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Biography & Narrative, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Marketing & Sales, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Brian Merchant provides a full history—human, cultural, and technological—of the device that has changed the world.