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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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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.

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Leading with Dignity: How to Create a Culture That Brings Out the Best in People

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 17, 2018, at 3:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Donna Hicks explains the power of leading with dignity, and how to honor it in ourselves, others, and our organizations.

Dopesick

Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 13, 2018, at 12:47 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Beth Macy's new book on the modern opioid epidemic is an intimate and unapologetic portrayal of the modern opioid epidemic, and those responsible for it.

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An Audience of One: Reclaiming Creativity for Its Own Sake

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 3, 2018, at 2:55 PM – Filed under:

Srinivas Rao teaches us how to be more creative by helping us be more present, focused, and dedicated to the process. His new book is, ultimately, about how to listen, and getting to work.

Conscious

Conscious: The Power of Awareness in Business and Life

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 27, 2018, at 3:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

Bob Rosen and Emma-Kate Swann’s new book is basically a 272-page admonition and instruction guide to stay woke.

Omegaprinciple

The Omega Principle: Seafood and the Quest for a Long Life and a Healthier Planet

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 20, 2018, at 3:55 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Narrative & Biography

Paul Greenberg's new book is a profound look at life on earth through the lens of a single molecule.