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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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Star Brands by Carolina Rogoll

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 3, 2015, at 8:45 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Marketing & Sales

In Star Brands, Carolina Rogoll introduces us to the star brand model, "a perfect intersection of solid marketing and management theory."

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The Aspirational Investor

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 2, 2015, at 8:15 AM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs

In The Aspirational Investor Ashvin B. Chhabra describes an an entirely new approach to managing wealth that he calls the Wealth Allocation Framework

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Marshall Goldsmith on Business and Books

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 28, 2015, at 9:00 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

We conclude our Thinker in Residence series with Marshall Goldsmith by asking a few simple questions about business and books.

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A Q&A with Marshall Goldsmith

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 27, 2015, at 9:00 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

In our second installment with Thinker in Residence Marshall Goldsmith, we dig a little deeper into behavior change and how to use triggers in the environment.

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Marshall Goldsmith

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 26, 2015, at 10:00 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

We begin our Thinker in Residence with Marshall Goldsmith with some introductory videos about his new book and an article about all leaders' greatest challenge.

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Elon Musk

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 22, 2015, at 8:30 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

Silicon Valley insider Ashlee Vance makes the case that Elon Musk’s success heralds a return to the original ambition and invention that made America great.

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No Ordinary Disruption

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 21, 2015, at 1:38 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

Our world is undergoing a dramatic transition due to four fundamental forces—any of which would rank among the greatest changes the global economy has ever seen.