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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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Littlerice

Little Rice: Smartphones, Xiaomi, and the Chinese Dream

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 15, 2015, at 12:45 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Management & Workplace Culture, Marketing & Sales, Narrative & Biography

Clay Shirky dissects the state of globalization and its future by looking at the relationship of people to our smartphones, and the relationship of smartphones to the People's Republic of China.

Littlerice

Little Rice: Smartphones, Xiaomi, and the Chinese Dream

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 13, 2015, at 2:00 PM – Filed under:

Clay Shirky spends a year in China chronicling China's (specifically cell phone maker Xiaomi's) attempt to be a tech originator—and what it means for the future course of globalization.

Goodprofit

Good Profit: How Creating Value for Others Built One of the World's Most Successful Companies

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 13, 2015, at 1:30 PM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy

You've heard the name Charles G. Koch before, but not quite like this. In Good Profit, the management system of Koch Industries is revealed by it's powerful CEO.

Itsyourmove

It's Your Move: My Million Dollar Method for Taking Risks with Confidence and Succeeding at Work and Life

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 13, 2015, at 10:15 AM – Filed under:

Josh Altman tells us why "It's not finished until it's finished."

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Think Big, Act Bigger: The Rewards of Being Relentless

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 9, 2015, at 1:30 PM – Filed under:

Jeffrey Hayzlett tells you to think big and act bigger, because you can.

Primedperform

Primed to Perform: How to Build the Highest Performing Cultures Through the Science of Total Motivation

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 8, 2015, at 1:30 PM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy

Neel Doshi and Lindsay McGregor explain why play, purpose, and potential are the best drivers of motivation and performance, and how to build (and build upon) them in your organization.

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Brian Solis on Business and Books

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 8, 2015, at 9:00 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Brian Solis tells us what question in business he's most interested in answering, and what business books have inspired him so far on his journey.

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A Q&A with Brian Solis

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 7, 2015, at 1:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Marketing & Sales

Brian Solis talks to us about experience architecture, how to implement it throughout a company, and get it right throughout the customer's journey with your company.

Primedperform

Primed to Perform: How to Build the Highest Performing Cultures Through the Science of Total Motivation

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 6, 2015, at 9:00 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

Neel Doshi and Lindsay Mcgregor explain how "How Whole Foods Can Weather The Current Storm" by doing more of the same.

Thinkbigactbigger

Think Big, Act Bigger: The Rewards of Being Relentless

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 2, 2015, at 3:00 PM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

With his third book, Jeffrey Hayzlett teaches us to be unapologetically ourselves, and use that self to make big moves in business and life.

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