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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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The Art of the Start 2.0: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 3, 2015, at 10:02 AM – Filed under:

Guy Kawasaki explains why he updated his classic book on entrepreneurship, The Art of the Start.

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The Art of the Start 2.0

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 3, 2015, at 8:30 AM – Filed under: Narrative & Biography

Guy Kawasaki has totally overhauled his iconic book, The Art of the Start, an essential guide for anyone starting anything.

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The Confidence Myth

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 2, 2015, at 9:00 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Helene Lerner, founder of WomenWorking, has a new book out about the what confidence in business really means, and how to step up and take what's yours.

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Leadership for a Fractured World: How to Cross Boundaries, Build Bridges, and Lead Change

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 2, 2015, at 9:00 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy

Many business books have forewords written by fellow business authors. Dean Williams got his from His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

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Captivology: The Science of Capturing People's Attention

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 25, 2015, at 10:00 AM – Filed under: Marketing & Sales

Captivology, from the cofounder of venture capital firm DominateFund and former editor of Mashable, teaches us how to get and maintain attention.

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The Attacker's Advantage

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 24, 2015, at 8:33 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy

Ram Charan is a legend in the world of business and business books, and his new book challenges you to create a new business world—and shows you how.

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Leadership for a Fractured World

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 23, 2015, at 9:35 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy

Leadership for a Fractured World teaches us to move away from "big man leadership" and embrace "change agent leadership."

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Frugal Innovation: How to Do More With Less by Navi Radjou & Jaideep Prabhu

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 19, 2015, at 9:00 AM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Marketing & Sales

PublicAffairs and The Economist team up with two brilliant authors to show us how to create more value with the increasingly limited resources available to us.

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A Beautiful Constraint

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 10, 2015, at 8:51 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Marketing & Sales

explains how “constraints can be fertile, enabling, desirable"—how they can free us rather than limit us.

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Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make the Competition Irrelevant (Expanded Edition)

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 9, 2015, at 10:13 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne tell us how numbers-based goals are ineffective, even counterproductive, motivation—and what to replace them with.

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Six Capitals, or Can Accountants Save the Planet? by Jane Gleeson-White

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 5, 2015, at 12:00 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy

Jane Gleeson-White explains how accountants can save the planet by taking into account more than just financial and manufactured capital.

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Rebalancing Society

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 28, 2015, at 7:59 AM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

Henry Mintzberg has had enough—believes society has had enough—of the imbalance in power that is destroying democracies, our planet, and ourselves.