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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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Teamgenius

Team Genius: The New Science of High-Performing Organizations

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 2, 2015, at 12:00 PM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

Two of our favorite writers, Rich Karlgaard and Michael S. Malone, have teamed up to tell us (and teach us) about the genius of teams.

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No One Ever Told Us That: Money and Life Lessons for Young Adults

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 1, 2015, at 8:00 AM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Acclaimed investment advisor and novelist John Spooner has a new book of practical advice for any young person just getting a start in life.

Disciplinedleader

The Disciplined Leader: Keeping the Focus on What Really Matters

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 22, 2015, at 8:15 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy

John Manning, President of Management Action Programs, helps leaders pinpoint the 20 percent of activities that will drive 80 percent of the results.

Greatdisruption

The Great Disruption: How Business Is Coping with Turbulent Times

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 19, 2015, at 11:00 AM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Narrative & Biography

Adrian Woolridge's Shumpeter column for The Economist has been mined for the best material and published as a book.

Misfiteconomy

The Misfit Economy: Lessons in Creativity from Pirates, Hackers, Gangsters and Other Informal Entrepreneurs

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 19, 2015, at 8:00 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Narrative & Biography

Alexa Clay and Kyra Maya Phillips' new book is already being touted by some as one of the best of the year.

Yourstrategy

Your Strategy Needs a Strategy: How to Choose and Execute the Right Approach

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 18, 2015, at 10:15 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

Martin Reeves, Knut Haanaes, and Janmejaya Sinha of Boston Consulting Group provide a lesson on why our strategies need a strategy, and a guidebook to do it.

Abcs of success

The ABCs of Success

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

The best of motivational legend Bob Proctor's popular radio shows have been selected and edited into book form, from A to Z, in The ABCs of Success.

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Peter D. Kiernan on Business and Books

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 11, 2015, at 9:00 AM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy

We conclude our series with Peter D. Kiernan by asking our go-to questions about business and books and, for the first time, one additional follow up.

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A Q&A with Peter D. Kiernan

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 10, 2015, at 10:30 AM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy

We continue our Thinker in Residence series with an interview with Peter Kiernan delving into the nature of the middle class and the American psyche

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Peter D. Kiernan

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 9, 2015, at 9:30 AM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy

We begin our Thinker in Residence with Peter Kiernan, author of American Mojo, with an article from him about what compelled him to write the book.

Whogetswhat

Who Gets What—and Why by Alvin E. Roth

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 4, 2015, at 11:00 AM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs

Alvin E. Roth's new book Who Gets What—and Why, schools us in how different markets work, and how to make them work better.

Skyfaring

Skyfaring: A Journey With a Pilot by Mark Vanhoenacker

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 3, 2015, at 12:00 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Mark Vanhoenacker's new book Skyfaring is a beautifully constructed, exquisitely written love letter to flying.