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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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Alison Levine

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 9, 2014, at 1:58 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Leadership & Strategy

Alison Levine has climbed the highest mountains on every continent and skied to both poles of the planet. She knows what it's like to persevere "On the Edge."

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And the Winners Are...

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 9, 2014, at 9:45 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Marketing & Sales, Narrative & Biography, Personal Development & Human Behavior, Publishing Industry, The Company

The 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards category winners (and shortlist for the best book of the year) 2014.

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Collaboration Strategy

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 3, 2014, at 12:06 PM – Filed under:

Business relationships, both in the office and across the globe, require more collaboration than ever—which is why we need a Collaboration Strategy.

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A Year with Peter Drucker

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 2, 2014, at 2:27 PM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy

Joseph A. Maciariello's new book allows you to spend a full year in the teachings of "the father of management."

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Every Nation for Itself, An Excerpt

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 30, 2012, at 9:01 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

One of the real stand-out successes in business books of 2010 was Ian Bremmer's The End of the Free Market. It stood out because it wasn't a typical business book—it seemed like something more likely to come out of Foreign Affairs than Portfolio—and there wasn't much precedent for a book of its type being a big commercial hit in the genre. His previous book, The J Curve: A New Way to Understand Why Nations Rise and Fall was a critical success, selected by The Economist as one of the best books of 2006, and got him on some of the cable talk shows, but The End of the Free Market turned into a national bestseller.

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Pychopaths, Tangled Webs, and the Possibility of a Moral Economy

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 17, 2011, at 7:44 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

How we have come to define the debate on free and fair trade in this country and around the world fascinates, and often frustrates me. I think trade needs to remain just that—free and fair—but I don't believe that "free" necessarily means "unfettered," or that "fair" means "protected. " Those that point to the fact that more open markets in China, India and elsewhere have pulled more people out of poverty more quickly than any other force in the history of the world have the past 30 years of evidence on their side, and those that argue that labor and environmental concerns need to have a seat at the table so that they're not being exploited have history on their side.