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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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Sparkgrind

The Spark and the Grind: Ignite the Power of Disciplined Creativity

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 9, 2017, at 3:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Innovation & Creativity

Erik Wahl's new book is sure to create sparks of an idea and inspiration to follow it, as well as teaching you how to grind them out and keep creating more.

Transformationalconsumer

The Transformational Consumer: Fuel a Lifelong Love Affair with Your Customers by Helping Them Get Healthier, Wealthier, and Wiser

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 2, 2017, at 3:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Marketing & Sales

Tara-Nicholle Nelson helps us create life-long relationships with our customers by servicing their aspirations rather than feeding their addictions.

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.

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."

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.

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.

Ownit

Own It: The Power of Women at Work

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 19, 2017, at 2:30 PM – Filed under:

Sallie Krawcheck wants women to stop trying to act like men in the workplace, to recognize and leverage their power as women in the workplace and the world.

Hollis web

The 2016 800-CEO-READ Business Books Awards and Industry Party

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 18, 2017, at 11:00 AM – Filed under:

We were in New York City last week to host our friends and colleagues in the publishing industry.

Smartcollaboration

Smart Collaboration: How Professionals and Their Firms Succeed by Breaking Down Silos

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 5, 2017, at 2:15 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

Heidi K. Gardner's book helps us transform our outlook and our organization from a hammer into a toolbox.

Grit

800-CEO-READ's 2016 Bestsellers

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 4, 2017, at 10:30 AM – Filed under: Publishing Industry, The Company

These are the books that 800-CEO-READ moved the most of, and moved often, in 2016.

Booksliving

Books for Living

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 29, 2016, at 1:00 PM – Filed under:

Will Schwalbe has written memoir of a life lived intimately with books and people, and a manifesto for all readers.