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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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The Art of War Visualized

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 14, 2015, at 9:00 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Jessica Hagy has taken Sun Tsu's classic and put her illustrative slant on it. The result is The Art of War Visualized.

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The Simplicity Cycle

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 12, 2015, at 7:30 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy

Dan Ward provides readers with a roadmap for designing new products, services, and business models, and shows them how to avoid overcomplexity in the process.

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When to Rob a Bank … and 131 More Warped Suggestions and Well-Intended Rants

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 7, 2015, at 10:30 AM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs

The Freakonomics phenomenon has brought a lot of lay readers to economic topics, particularly through its popular blog, the best of which is now a book!

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Beyond Measure

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 5, 2015, at 10:00 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Margaret Heffernan's popular TED talk on creating a better place to work is now a TED Original book!

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YouthNation

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 22, 2015, at 11:00 AM – Filed under: Marketing & Sales

Matt Britton is here to tell you that youth culture has moved from the fringe to the become "the preeminent driver of all markets," the new "status quo."

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The Power of Being Yourself

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 21, 2015, at 8:00 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

In The Power of Being Yourself, Joe Plumeri offers an inspirational tale of his own life and tells us "You can't do passion halfway."

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Return on Character

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 20, 2015, at 10:00 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Fred Kiel, author of Return on Character help us define and determine character in our daily lives.

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The One-Page Financial Plan

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 17, 2015, at 12:00 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs

In this new book, Carl Richards shares the one question that should be at the heart of your personal finance strategy: “Why is money important to me?”

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Daring Greatly

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 17, 2015, at 9:30 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

An updated version of Dr. Brené Brown's Daring Greatly has been releases in paperback and eBook!

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Widgets

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 16, 2015, at 11:30 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy

Widgets author Rodd Wagner tells us that "Employees are not your greatest asset" because "They're not yours, and they're not assets."

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Charles Fishman on Business & Books

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 16, 2015, at 9:00 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior, Publishing Industry

Today we conclude out Thinker in Residence series with Charles Fishman by asking a few questions about business and books.

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Charles Fishman & Brian Grazer

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 15, 2015, at 10:00 AM – Filed under:

In our second installment with Charles Fishman, we have an excerpt from a ChangeThis manifesto he wrote with Brian Grazer and a link to the book's Introduction.