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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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Kelloggs

The Kelloggs: The Battling Brothers of Battle Creek

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 4, 2017, at 3:21 PM – Filed under: Biography & Narrative, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Howard Markel has written a brilliant, expansive book of medical and industrial history, entrepreneurship and management, and a bitter sibling rivalry.

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Lead Right for Your Company's Type: How to Connect Your Culture with Your Customer Promise

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 27, 2017, at 3:03 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

William Schneider can help you ensure that your enterprise is a living system that is “continually adapting, learning, and developing.”

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Perennial Seller: The Art of Making and Marketing Work that Lasts

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 21, 2017, at 9:48 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Biography & Narrative, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Marketing & Sales

Ryan Holiday has given us a guide to making creative work that lasts—beginning with the creative process itself, through the positioning and marketing of it, to building a platform upon it.

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Designed Leadership

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 14, 2017, at 12:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Moura Quayle's new book give readers is a great history of design thinking, a glimpse of its future, and the tools we need to bring it about.

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Machine, Platform, Crowd: Harnessing Our Digital Future

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 6, 2017, at 3:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson have written a book with real human intelligence, concern, feeling, and values, about how the second machine age is reshaping business.

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The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 23, 2017, at 2:07 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Biography & Narrative, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Marketing & Sales, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Brian Merchant provides a full history—human, cultural, and technological—of the device that has changed the world.

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Lead Yourself First: Inspiring Leadership Through Solitude

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 16, 2017, at 1:22 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Biography & Narrative, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Raymond M. Kethledge and Michael S. Erwin employ exquisite storytelling to teach us the importance for leaders to carve out some time for solitude.

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The Wisdom of Finance: Discovering Humanity in the World of Risk and Return

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 9, 2017, at 10:28 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Biography & Narrative, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Mihir Desai puts values back at the center of value creation by bringing the humanities to bear on finance, and finance to our understanding of our humanity.

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Weird in a World That's Not: A Career Guide for Misfits, F*ckups, and Failures

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 1, 2017, at 2:59 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Biography & Narrative, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Jennifer Romolini's new book about building a career is honest, real, wonderfully written, and just wonderful.

Wildride

Wild Ride: Inside Uber's Quest for World Domination

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 26, 2017, at 2:56 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Biography & Narrative, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Marketing & Sales, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Uber's story is one worth telling and listening to, and we’re fortunate Adam Lashinsky took on the formidable task.

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Q&A with Steven Clifford, Author of The CEO Pay Machine

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 25, 2017, at 8:47 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Steven Clifford's new book describes what has caused CEO compensation to explode over the last four decades, how it damages companies, the economy, and our democracy, and what we can do about it.