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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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Thinker(s) in Residence: Q&A with John Moore, Geno Church, and Robbin Phillips

By Sally Haldorson, published October 18, 2013, at 9:02 AM – Filed under: Marketing & Sales

Create a culture that knows how and who is going to respond and give your team permission to be human. Those are the companies who are shining in this new connected world.

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Thinker(s) in Residence: Brains on Fire

By Sally Haldorson, published October 17, 2013, at 4:22 AM – Filed under: Marketing & Sales

ROBBIN PHILLIPS, GREG CORDELL, GENO CHURCH, and JOHN MOORE work together at the word of mouth marketing and identity company Brains on Fire. Along with others in the Brains on Fire tribe, they partner with some of the most fearless businesses and organizations on the planet to ignite movements through the contagious power of passionate people. Robbin is the courageous President of Brains on Fire and truly believes love is a circular transaction.

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Join KnowledgeBOX and get FOCUS!

By Sally Haldorson, published October 8, 2013, at 4:59 PM – Filed under: Personal Development & Human Behavior

The October 2013 shipments of our KnowledgeBOX will be leaving the warehouse in one week! Don't wait to subscribe and receive a signed copy of Daniel Goleman's new FOCUS: THE HIDDEN DRIVER OF EXCELLENCE and an Advanced Reader's Copy of THE HARD THING ABOUT HARD THINGS by Ben Horowitz. Sign up today and you'll receive 5 hardcover books and 4 advanced reader copies over the year for only $80.

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A KnowledgeBlocks Giveaway! The Passion Conversation

By Sally Haldorson, published October 3, 2013, at 4:16 PM – Filed under: Marketing & Sales

Enter to win a copy of The Passion Conversation by the folks at Brains on Fire over on KnowledgeBlocks! The contest is open until October 15th. Why do you need this book?

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Minding Your Manners

By Sally Haldorson, published September 26, 2013, at 11:07 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Sometimes it seems like business has two faces. One is ruthless; ambitious people are encouraged to be relentless, take-no-prisoners assertive. The "soft stuff" is considered just that: soft.

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Zentrepreneur: Create a Culture of Innovation and Fearlessness by John J. Murphy

By Sally Haldorson, published September 25, 2013, at 12:06 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy

Rather antithetically, Murphy isn't suggesting we get out in front of the pack to lead it, but instead step aside by creating a system that allows for change.

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A New KnowledgeBlocks Giveaway! Thinking in New Boxes

By Sally Haldorson, published September 11, 2013, at 2:21 PM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Management & Workplace Culture

We're giving away 20 copies of Thinking in New Boxes by Luc De Brabandere and Alan Iny, thanks to our friends at Random House. Sign up over on KnowledgeBlocks to win! "Boxes can include, among many other things, ideas, approaches, philosophies, tactics, theories, patterns, and strategies.

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Thinker in Residence: G. Richard Shell on Business and Books

By Sally Haldorson, published September 7, 2013, at 3:57 AM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

In our final Thinker in Residence installment with G. Richard Shell, author of Springboard, we asked Dr. Shell to share with us the business question that most inspires his work and what books have most influenced him.

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Thinker in Residence: A Q&A with G. Richard Shell

By Sally Haldorson, published September 6, 2013, at 3:37 AM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Happiness is fascinating. It is both one of the simplest things in life and one of the most complicated things to write about. ~G.

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Thinker in Residence: G. Richard Shell

By Sally Haldorson, published September 5, 2013, at 3:55 AM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

G. Richard Shell is the Thomas Gerrity Professor of Legal Studies, Business Ethics, and Management and the Chair of the Legal Studies and Business Ethics Department at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he has taught since 1986. He also led the School’s most recent innovation process to completely redesign its MBA program.

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A New KnowledgeBlocks Giveaway!

By Sally Haldorson, published August 21, 2013, at 6:29 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

We are giving away 20 copies of Springboard: Launching Your Personal Search for Success by G. Richard Shell over on KnowledgeBlocks. Just enter for your chance to win.

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Creativity: The Psychology of Discovery and Invention

By Sally Haldorson, published August 19, 2013, at 10:30 PM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity

In 1990, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi wrote one of the classic books on creativity, Flow. We opened our tallying of The 100 Best Business Books of All Time with Flow because the book is about optimal experiences, "those times when people report feelings of concentration and deep enjoyment," and many people either access that feeling or wish to access that feeling at work. In that book, Csikszentmihalyi provides his theory behind the flow state and argues that such an unconscious contentedness is not as unpreditable or fortuitous as most people think.