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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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Tess Vigeland on Business and Books

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 27, 2015, at 9:00 AM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Personal Development & Human Behavior

On our final day with Tess Vigeland, she gives us a few questions to ponder (and the likely answer to one), and some books to add to our reading list.

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A Q&A with Tess Vigeland

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 26, 2015, at 9:00 AM – Filed under: Personal Development & Human Behavior

We sent some overly long questions to Tess Vigeland, and she replied with some wonderful answers.

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Tess Vigeland

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 25, 2015, at 9:00 AM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Tess Vigeland talks about he leap she made, and how to know when it's time for you to make yours.

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Rising Strong

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 25, 2015, at 8:30 AM – Filed under: Personal Development & Human Behavior

Brené Brown's Daring Greatly taught us to be courageously vulnerable. Her follow up, Rising Strong, shows us how to get back up when knocked down.

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Green Giants: How Smart Companies Turn Sustainability into Billion-Dollar Businesses

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 21, 2015, at 10:30 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Marketing & Sales

E. Freya Williams demonstrates how sustainability and profitability can go hand-in-hand by profiling nine powerhouse companies that do it right.

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We Are Market Basket: The Story of the Unlikely Grassroots Movement That Saved a Beloved Business

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 20, 2015, at 12:03 PM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

Daniel Korschun and Grant Welker tell a beautiful story of a company's employees, suppliers, and customers starting a movement to save its soul.

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A Q&A with Geoff Colvin, Author of Humans Are Underrated

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 19, 2015, at 10:30 AM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Geoff Colvin answers a few of our questions about how humans are underrated in an age of rapid technological advancement.

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Discover Your True North

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 17, 2015, at 10:00 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Bill George has updated his seminal book on Leadership, True North, with new interviews and a revisit to the leaders in the original edition.

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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 14, 2015, at 12:00 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Jerry Kaplan presents provocative ideas for how our broader economy—even our basic definition of “work”—will have to change as artificial intelligence advances.

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The Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award Longlist

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 13, 2015, at 12:00 PM – Filed under: Publishing Industry

One of the few, and maybe the most coveted (there's a substantial payday that come with it) business book awards has announced its longlist.

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Collaborative Intelligence: Thinking with People Who Think Differently

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 13, 2015, at 11:00 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Angie McArthur & Dawna Markova have collaborated on a wonderful new book to teaches us all about collaborative intelligence.

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Can't Not Do: The Compelling Social Drive That Changes Our World

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 10, 2015, at 9:00 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Paul Shoemaker wrote Can't Not Do to get our attention, to provide inspiration and motivation and pathways for action.