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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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Margaret Heffernan on Business and Books

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 21, 2015, at 10:30 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

We conclude our Thinker in Residence series with Margaret Heffernan by asking her a few questions about our bread and butter—business and books.

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A Q&A with Margaret Heffernan

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

We continue our Thinker in Residence with Margaret Heffernan with a series of questions about her new book, Beyond Measure.

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Margaret Heffernan

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 20, 2015, at 11:00 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

We begin our Thinker in Residence with Margaret Heffernan with the TED Talk that began the trajectory to her new book, Beyond Measure.

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No Ordinary Disruption

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 20, 2015, at 9:00 AM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Management & Workplace Culture

In No Ordinary Disruption, the directors of the McKinsey Global Institute guide us through the next two decades of a dramatically different future.

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The Ignorant Maestro

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 19, 2015, at 9:00 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy

In The Ignorant Manifesto, Itay Talgam argues counterintuitively that the best thing a leader or manager can do is to embrace their own ignorance.

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Hidden Strengths: Unleashing the Crucial Leadership Skills You Already Have

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 18, 2015, at 8:42 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Milo and Thuy Sindell give us the tools to develop our “middle” skills, the "70 percent of our abilities which lie between our core weaknesses and strengths."

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Triggers: Creating Behavior That Lasts—Becoming the Person You Want to Be

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 14, 2015, at 12:00 PM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Marshall Goldsmith teaches us that regret can be a powerful impetus to begin behavior change, and teaches us a way to do it as adults.

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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."