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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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Everybodymatters

Everybody Matters: The Extraordinary Power of Caring for Your People Like Family

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 1, 2015, at 12:15 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Leadership & Strategy

In their new book, Bob Chapman and Raj Sisodia help us tap into "the extraordinary power of caring for your people like family."

Challengercustomer

The Challenger Customer: Selling to the Hidden Influencer Who Can Multiply Your Results

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 30, 2015, at 10:00 AM – Filed under: Marketing & Sales

The authors of The Challenger Sale (#1 bestselling sales book of the past decade and a 2011 WSJ bestseller) reveal a bold new approach to selling in the age of consensus

Simplesabotage

Simple Sabotage: A Modern Field Manual for Detecting and Rooting Out Everyday Behaviors That Undermine Your Workplace

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 29, 2015, at 10:15 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy

Robert M Galford, Bob Frisch, and Cary Greene take a look at a declassified intelligence manual for insights on how individuals inside your organization may be destroying it from within.

Siloeffect

The Silo Effect: The Peril of Expertise and the Promise of Breaking Down Barriers

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 24, 2015, at 8:00 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

In her new book, Gillian Tett teaches us how to master silos so that they won't master us.

Shakyground

Shaky Ground: The Strange Saga of the U.S. Mortgage Giants

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 17, 2015, at 1:39 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs

Bethany McLean weaves a tale of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that enlightens, enrages, and educates.

Shakyground

Shaky Ground: The Strange Saga of the U.S. Mortgage Giants

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 14, 2015, at 9:00 AM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs

Financial journalist Bethany McLean tackles one of strangest unsolved mysteries of the global financial crisis: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

Xboxrevisited

Xbox Revisited: A Game Plan for Civic and Corporate Renewal

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 11, 2015, at 10:15 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy

Robbie Bach, Microsoft’s former Chief Xbox Officer and President of Entertainment and Devices, takes on change in business and civic institutions.

Leadershipbs

Leadership BS: Fixing Workplaces and Careers One Truth at a Time

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 10, 2015, at 12:00 PM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

Jeffrey Pfeffer's new book is not filled with a whole lot of inspiration, and tells us why those that are can be dangerous.

Whywework

Why We Work

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 3, 2015, at 12:00 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Barry Schwartz discusses what motivates us to work, and how to redesign our workplaces—and human nature along with it—armed with that knowledge.

Siloeffect

The Silo Effect: The Peril of Expertise and the Promise of Breaking Down Barriers

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 2, 2015, at 9:00 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

Gillian Tett shows how our tendency to create silos hinders our work, and how some people and organizations can break those silos down.

Remixstrategy

Remix Strategy: The Three Laws of Business Combinations

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 1, 2015, at 10:48 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy

In which Benjamin Gomes-Casseres teaches us how a common method used deejays and artists can be applied to business.

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Humans Need Not Apply: A Guide to Wealth and Work in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 27, 2015, at 12:00 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Management & Workplace Culture

Jerry Kaplan discusses the dangers of artificial intelligence and how to prevent them from becoming a dystopic reality.