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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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Inside the Longlist: The Best Big Ideas & New Perspectives Books of 2017

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 28, 2017, at 12:30 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Publishing Industry, The Company

Wrapping up our look inside the books on our 2017 awards longlist, we take a peek at the books in the Big Ideas & New Perspectives category.

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You Had a Job for Life: Story of a Company Town

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 22, 2017, at 8:37 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Management & Workplace Culture, Narrative & Biography

Jamie Sayen tells the story of Groveton, New Hampshire, and the mill that was once the life of the community, in the residents' own words.

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Reputation: What It Is and Why It Matters

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 15, 2017, at 1:44 PM – Filed under:

Gloria Origgi has written a book on reputation that mixes the latest social science with the most timeless lessons of philosophy and literature to explore how our inner lives interact with and affect our social lives.

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Tom Peters, The 2017 Jack Covert Award for Contribution to the Business Book Industry Winner

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 11, 2017, at 6:17 AM – Filed under: Publishing Industry, The Company

It was inevitable that any award based on contribution to the business book industry would eventually come to Tom Peters.

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Inside the Longlist: The Best Current Events & Public Affairs Books of 2017

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 6, 2017, at 12:59 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Publishing Industry, The Company

The five books in our Current Events & Public Affairs category are all timely, topical explorations of the intersection between business and the wider world they're meant to serve.

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The 2017 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Shortlist

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 5, 2017, at 8:16 AM – Filed under: The Company

These are the eight books, which we deemed to be at the top in their category in 2017, remaining in the running to win this year's 800-CEO-READ Business Book Award.

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Beeronomics: How Beer Explains the World

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 1, 2017, at 8:54 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Narrative & Biography

Johan Swinnen & Devin Briski have written a history of the world through the lens of beer brewing and distribution.

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Inside the Longlist: The Best Innovation & Creativity Books of 2017

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 29, 2017, at 10:11 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Publishing Industry, The Company

These are the five books on Innovation & Creativity published in 2017 that we feel rise above the rest.

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Inside the Longlist: The Best Marketing & Sales Books of 2017

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 22, 2017, at 11:15 AM – Filed under: Marketing & Sales, Publishing Industry, The Company

Taking a look inside the best sales and marketing books published in 2017, and at the lessons they have to offer.

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Breaking Bad Habits: Defy Industry Norms and Reinvigorate Your Business

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 17, 2017, at 12:23 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

Freek Vermeulen believes that the key to innovation may not be finding something to add to your organization, but finding something to subtract.

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Inside the Longlist: The Best Management & Workplace Culture Books of 2017

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 15, 2017, at 12:00 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture, Publishing Industry, The Company

Taking a look inside five best books on management and workplace culture books published in 2017.