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800-CEO-READ Business Bestsellers for April 2017

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 1, 2017, at 10:17 AM – Filed under: The Company

The bestselling business books at 800-CEO-READ for April 2017.

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The Power of Positive Leadership: How and Why Positive Leaders Transform Teams and Organizations and Change the World

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 26, 2017, at 11:46 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Jon Gordon has had to work hard to become an optimist. His new book will help you accomplish the shift from pessimism to optimism more easily.

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Leading Lady: Sherry Lansing and the Making of a Hollywood Groundbreaker

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 25, 2017, at 12:18 PM – Filed under: Biography & Narrative

Stephen Galloway has written the first and only full-length biography of Sherry Lansing, "the first woman to reign” in Hollywood, “and still the one who did it best."

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Deviate: The Science of Seeing Differently

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 25, 2017, at 11:27 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Innovation & Creativity

Beau Lotto's new book is about the evolutionary, physiological underpinnings of our perception, and "shows that the next big innovation is not a new technology: it is a new way of seeing."

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A Q&A with Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant about Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy

By Sally Haldorson, published April 24, 2017, at 11:00 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Biography & Narrative, Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Our General Manager, Sally Haldorson, recently sent Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant five carefully considered questions about their new book. They responded in kind.

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The High-Potential Leader: How to Grow Fast, Take on New Responsibilities, and Make an Impact

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 24, 2017, at 9:12 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

Ram Charan offers real-world lessons and actionable advice that is relevant to both well-seasoned leaders and those just beginning their careers.

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Victory Through Organization: Why the War for Talent is Failing Your Company and What You Can Do about It

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 21, 2017, at 2:46 PM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

Dave Ulrich demonstrates that organizational success isn’t just about the talent a company has―it’s about how the collective organization makes the individual talent better.

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Move Fast and Break Things: How Facebook, Google, and Amazon Cornered Culture and Undermined Democracy

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 21, 2017, at 2:45 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Innovation & Creativity

Jonathan Taplin's new book asks us to reconsider the virtues and values of the digital economy, and how we can rebuild it on more decentralized, democratic values.

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The Leader's Bookshelf

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 20, 2017, at 9:02 AM – Filed under: Biography & Narrative, Leadership & Strategy

If you think you have read a lot for your job, let me introduce you to the bookshelf of General James Mattis.

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The Great Questions of Tomorrow: The Ideas that Will Remake the World

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 18, 2017, at 10:00 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity

David Rothkopf's new book confronts profound questions about the nature of disruption on human behavior, creativity, economic activity, and human understanding that our shaping our collective future.

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Redefining Resilience and Telling a New Life Story: Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant's Option B

By Sally Haldorson, published April 17, 2017, at 11:15 AM – Filed under: Personal Development & Human Behavior

This is what Option B offers: for the grieving, a guide to recovery and resilience; for the empathetic, a guide to responding and respecting others whose life stories we can’t pretend to know.

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The New Urban Crisis: How Our Cities Are Increasing Inequality, Deepening Segregation, and Failing the Middle Class—and What We Can Do About It

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 14, 2017, at 9:00 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives

Richard Florida's new book deepens his thoughts on the economic power of urbanism, detailing its negative consequences as well as its continued promise.