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Sally Haldorson's job as 800-CEO-READ’s General Manager is to make 800-CEO-READ a great place to work for our employees, and a consistently high-performing customer service organization for our clients, authors, and our partners in the publishing industry. In addition to her General Manager duties ensuring collaboration, integration, and quality, she reads, writes, reviews, curates, and edits for the company. Helping craft The 100 Best Business Books of All Time used parts of both skill sets. Outside of work, she is most likely to be found hitting a tennis ball around or hanging out with her boys (husband, child, dog) at home.

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2013 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards, Finance & Economics

By Sally Haldorson, published December 16, 2013, at 6:06 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Management & Workplace Culture

The entries were submitted, the books were read, the shortlists determined, and we are now ready to announce the category winners of the 2013 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards! In the Finance & Economics category. .

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The 2013 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Shortlist: Finance & Economics

By Sally Haldorson, published December 13, 2013, at 6:16 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs

Over the course of this week, we will be posting the shortlist selections for our 8 business book categories: General Business, Leadership, Management, Entrepreneurship & Small Business, Marketing & Sales, Personal Development, Innovation & Creativity, Finance & Economics. On Monday, December 16th, we'll announce the 8 category winners! In early January, the overall winner of the 2013 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards will be awarded, so stay tuned to The Daily Blog for all the good news.

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The 2013 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Shortlist: Innovation & Creativity

By Sally Haldorson, published December 13, 2013, at 5:56 PM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity

Over the course of this week, we will be posting the shortlist selections for our 8 business book categories: General Business, Leadership, Management, Entrepreneurship & Small Business, Marketing & Sales, Personal Development, Innovation & Creativity, Finance & Economics. On Monday, December 16th, we'll announce the 8 category winners! In early January, the overall winner of the 2013 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards will be awarded, so stay tuned to The Daily Blog for all the good news.

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The 2013 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Shortlist: Personal Development

By Sally Haldorson, published December 12, 2013, at 8:31 PM – Filed under: Personal Development & Human Behavior

Over the course of this week, we will be posting the shortlist selections for our 8 business book categories: General Business, Leadership, Management, Innovation/Creativity, Small Business/Entrepreneurship, Marketing/Sales, Personal Development, Finance. On Monday, December 16th, we'll announce the 8 category winners! In early January, the overall winner of the 2013 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards will be awarded, so stay tuned to The Daily Blog for all the good news.

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The 2013 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Shortlist: Entrepreneurship & Small Business

By Sally Haldorson, published December 12, 2013, at 6:06 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture, Narrative & Biography

Over the course of this week, we will be posting the shortlist selections for our 8 business book categories: General Business, Leadership, Management, Innovation/Creativity, Small Business/Entrepreneurship, Marketing/Sales, Personal Development, Finance. On Monday, December 16th, we'll announce the 8 category winners! In early January, the overall winner of the 2013 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards will be awarded, so stay tuned to The Daily Blog for all the good news.

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The 2013 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Shortlist: Marketing & Sales

By Sally Haldorson, published December 11, 2013, at 10:44 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Marketing & Sales

Over the course of this week, we will be posting the shortlist selections for our 8 business book categories: General Business, Leadership, Management, Innovation/Creativity, Small Business/Entrepreneurship, Marketing/Sales, Personal Development, Finance. On Monday, December 16th, we'll announce the 8 category winners! In early January, the overall winner of the 2013 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards will be awarded, so stay tuned to The Daily Blog for all the good news.

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The 2013 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Shortlist: Management

By Sally Haldorson, published December 11, 2013, at 6:57 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Over the course of this week, we will be posting the shortlist selections for our 8 business book categories: General Business, Leadership, Management, Innovation/Creativity, Small Business/Entrepreneurship, Marketing/Sales, Personal Development, Finance. Then on Monday, December 16th, we'll announce the 8 category winners! In early January, the overall winner of the 2013 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards will be awarded, so stay tuned to The Daily Blog for all the good news.

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The 2013 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Shortlist: Leadership

By Sally Haldorson, published December 10, 2013, at 10:35 PM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy

Over the course of this week, we will be posting the shortlist selections for our 8 business book categories: General Business, Leadership, Management, Innovation/Creativity, Small Business/Entrepreneurship, Marketing/Sales, Personal Development, Finance. Then on Monday, December 16th, we'll announce the 8 category winners! In early January, the overall winner of the 2013 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards will be awarded, so stay tuned to The Daily Blog for all the good news.

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The Everything Store by Brad Stone

By Sally Haldorson, published December 4, 2013, at 9:51 PM – Filed under: Publishing Industry

So, how does a specialty bookseller like 800-CEO-READ tackle reviewing Brad Stone's new book on the biggest bookstore in the world? We could ignore the book. We could deride the book.

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New KB Giveaway! Adversaries into Allies by Bob Burg

By Sally Haldorson, published November 4, 2013, at 7:14 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Most business books are social science books. Sometimes they are given the "self help" label, and while business books are often about growing or evolving the self, they are more often about relationships, and how to work with other people to benefit both parties, whether it is manager-to-employee, marketer-to-client, or peer-to-peer. While social science is technically concerned with individual relationships in a society, it isn't too far of a reach to say that organizations are their own small society.

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Two Birds in a Tree: Timeless Indian Wisdom for Business Leaders

By Sally Haldorson, published October 23, 2013, at 6:06 PM – Filed under: Personal Development & Human Behavior

Author Ram Nidumolu tells us upfront that Two Birds in a Tree: Timeless Indian Wisdom for Business Leaders is "only a road map" and that "you will have to create the guidebook yourself because this is your own unique journey. " Journey toward what? Toward Being.