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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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That's Not How We Do It Here!: A Story about How Organizations Rise and Fall—And Can Rise Again

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 2, 2016, at 1:00 PM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy

John Kotter and Holger Rathgeber take us out into the desert of Africa to teach us some valuable lessons about leadership and change.

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The Greats on Leadership: Classic Wisdom for Modern Managers

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 26, 2016, at 1:00 PM – Filed under:

Jocelyn Davis uses great literature to impart invaluable lessons on leadership.

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Visual Intelligence: Sharpen Your Perception, Change Your Life

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 19, 2016, at 1:59 PM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Amy E. Herman has turned her wildly successful class on the art of perception into a book perfectly suited for observing, surviving, and getting the most out of business and in life today's fast moving and ever-changing world.

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The Purpose Effect: Building Meaning in Yourself, Your Role and Your Organization

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 16, 2016, at 11:00 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy

Dan Pontefract explains why he uses the term team member instead of employee.

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Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin Is Changing Money, Business, and the World

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 12, 2016, at 10:00 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Biography & Narrative, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

In Blockchain Revolution, Don and Alex Tapcott have provided laypeople with a primer on a technology that is on the verge of transforming the world.

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Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 5, 2016, at 12:45 PM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Angela Duckworth has written a book that teaches us all how to maximize our talent and, perhaps, make the world a little happier place to live in the process.

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Callings: The Purpose and Passion of Work

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 28, 2016, at 12:45 PM – Filed under:

Dave Isay and StoryCorps carry the torch of Studs Terkel and advance the oral history of American workers of all stripes in the new book, Callings.

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A Q&A with Charles Duhigg, author of Smarter Faster Better

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 26, 2016, at 10:00 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Charles Duhigg's first book, The Power of Habit, changed the way we view how habits form and how they change. His new book, Smarter Faster Better, released last month, is having a similar impact in the areas of motivation and performance. We sent him some questions about it all.

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Door to Door: The Magnificent, Maddening, Mysterious World of Transportation

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 21, 2016, at 12:00 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Management & Workplace Culture

Edward Humes takes us on a fascinating journey through the intricacies and implications of our modern transportation network.

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Negotiating the Nonnegotiable: How to Resolve Your Most Emotionally Charged Conflicts

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 19, 2016, at 12:00 PM – Filed under:

Daniel L. Shapiro, a leading expert in negotiation and conflict resolution, teaches us how to use the tools of his trade in our everyday lives.

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Connectography: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 19, 2016, at 11:00 AM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity

A lover of maps from an early age, Parag Khanna talks about how to view and navigate the world "when both the 'death of globalization' and the 'age of hyper-globalization' are heralded with equal confidence."

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Performance Breakthrough: A Radical Approach to Success at Work

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 14, 2016, at 1:30 PM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Cathy Salit provides us with tools to keep growing, and teaches us how to take on new roles and mindsets as individuals and organizations.