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Ryan Schleicher is now in his third tenure at 800-CEO-READ, having left the nest previously for adventures in New Orleans and at Milwaukee's Frontier Radio Station, WMSE. Developed the old-fashioned way, Ryan began at 800-CEO-READ in shipping/receiving, but the bosses kept offering new opportunities in customer service, sales, and marketing (he's most famous for his stint at our former book giveaway site, inBubbleWrap), so it was a no-brainer to bring him back in a multifaceted capacity, with a focus on directing our PR and working with Author Services.

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The Creator's Code: The Six Essential Skills of Extraordinary Entrepreneurs

By Ryan Schleicher, published February 26, 2015, at 11:31 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity

Amy Wilkinson reveals the six skills shared by all great entrepreneurs.

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Flashpoints

By Ryan Schleicher, published January 29, 2015, at 10:16 AM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Stratfor founder and Chairman George Friedman investigates the intersection of culture and conflict in FLASHPOINTS: The Emerging Crisis in Europe

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Kevin Ashton on Business and Books

By Ryan Schleicher, published January 22, 2015, at 8:00 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity

Kevin Ashton, author of How to Fly a Horse, talks about the books that inspired him, and the authors he loves.

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A Q&A with Kevin Ashton

By Ryan Schleicher, published January 21, 2015, at 8:00 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity

Kevin Ashton - who came up with the phrase "The Internet of Things" - answers our questions about his book How to Fly a Horse.

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Kevin Ashton

By Ryan Schleicher, published January 20, 2015, at 8:00 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity

There are no secrets. When we ask writers about their process or scientists about their methods or inventors where they got their ideas from...

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Picture Your Prosperity

By Ryan Schleicher, published January 16, 2015, at 10:33 AM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs

Most personal finance books advise you to save, cut, pay down, and save some more. But precious few of them ask the bigger, more important questions: What do you want to do with this money?

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Work Simply: Embracing the Power of Your Personal Productivity Style by Carson Tate

By Ryan Schleicher, published January 15, 2015, at 1:48 PM – Filed under: Personal Development & Human Behavior

Carson Tate’s mission in life is also to help us get out from underneath it all, backed by the latest cognitive science.

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Friday Links

By Ryan Schleicher, published December 19, 2014, at 12:32 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Innovation & Creativity

The ability to see an idea through conceptualization to product is quite literally the true test of anyone doing anything in business.

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Well-Designed: How to Use Empathy to Create Products People Love

By Ryan Schleicher, published November 14, 2014, at 12:02 PM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Management & Workplace Culture

There’s a difference between designing products with your customer in mind and designing products born from thoughtfully developed empathy with your customer.

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2014 FT/McKinsey Book of the Year Announced

By Ryan Schleicher, published November 12, 2014, at 3:13 PM – Filed under: Publishing Industry

The business and economic world's most visible book award was announced today.

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strategy+business's Best Books of 2014

By Ryan Schleicher, published November 5, 2014, at 6:19 AM – Filed under: Publishing Industry

The s+b yearly list is always decidedly and refreshingly different than most others.

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Uncontainable

By Ryan Schleicher, published October 29, 2014, at 4:30 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

Being a conscious capitalist is hard work. But it pays off in the end, and those values show through ...