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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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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.

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The Real-Life MBA

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 15, 2015, at 9:00 AM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Jack and Suzy Welch have a new book out that draws on their vast experience in all areas of business to provide you with a Real-Life MBA.

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A Curious Mind

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 15, 2015, at 9:00 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

In the Introduction to A Curious Mind, Brian Grazer answers an obvious question: "What’s a guy like [him] doing writing a book about curiosity?"

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A Q&A with Charles Fishman

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 14, 2015, at 9:00 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior, Publishing Industry

I recently sent one of our favorite authors, Charles Fishman, a few questions about his new book, A Curious Mind—a book he wrote with Brian Grazer.

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Exceptionalize It!

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 14, 2015, at 8:30 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Now that you've found success, it's smooth sailing from here on out, right? Wrong, says Lior Arussy in The Success Trap.

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Caring Economics

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 7, 2015, at 9:00 AM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs

Caring Economics is a series of conversations between the Dalai Lama, top scientists, economists, and academics.

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The Art of Work

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 2, 2015, at 10:00 AM – Filed under: Personal Development & Human Behavior

Jeff Goins is one of the more prolific and thoughtful young authors working right now, and his new book will show you how to discover what you were meant to do.

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Linda Popky on Business and Books

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 2, 2015, at 9:00 AM – Filed under: Marketing & Sales

Today, we conclude our Thinker in Residence series with Linda Popky, author of Marketing Above the Noise.

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The Other "F" Word

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 25, 2015, at 9:45 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

John Danner and Mark Coopersmith take us on a deep dive into a "largely untapped and misunderstood strategic resource"—failure.