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Meaningfulwork

Meaningful Work: A Quest to Do Great Business, Find Your Calling, and Feed Your Soul

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 14, 2017, at 11:00 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Biography & Narrative, Current Events & Public Affairs, Leadership & Strategy

Founder Shawn Askinosie, along with CMO Lawren Askinosie, tells us the secret of Askinosie Chocolate’s success—in addition, of course, to its honestly sourced cocoa.

Dollarssense

Dollars and Sense: How We Misthink Money and How to Spend Smarter

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 10, 2017, at 12:27 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Dan Ariely and Jeff Kreisler make thinking about what we do wrong with money a lot of fun.

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The 2017 Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 10, 2017, at 12:00 PM – Filed under: Biography & Narrative, Current Events & Public Affairs, Publishing Industry

The Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award has been awarded to Amy Goldstein and her excellent book on Janesville, Wisconsin in the aftermath of a GM plant closure.

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Inside the Longlist: The Best Leadership & Strategy Books of 2017

By Sally Haldorson, published November 8, 2017, at 11:00 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy

Our General Manager Sally Haldorson led our search for the five best books on leadership and strategy published in 2017, and discusses here those we chose in the end.

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A Uterus Is a Feature, Not a Bug: The Working Woman's Guide to Overthrowing the Patriarchy

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 3, 2017, at 11:50 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Biography & Narrative, Current Events & Public Affairs, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior, Publishing Industry

Sarah Lacy takes us on her journey through the patriarchy, and gives us a guide for personal and professional noncompliance with and resistance to it.

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Business Books to Watch in November 2017

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 1, 2017, at 3:00 PM – Filed under:

There are plenty of great books being released this month that are deserving of attention. These are twenty we'll be giving some of ours to.

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800-CEO-READ Business Bestsellers for October 2017

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 1, 2017, at 10:49 AM – Filed under: The Company

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

Shortfall

Shortfall: Family Secrets, Financial Collapse, and a Hidden History of American Banking

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 27, 2017, at 1:40 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Biography & Narrative, Current Events & Public Affairs

Alice Echols tells the story of her grandfather, It's a Wonderful Life, and a lie at the heart of the American narrative.

Startupway

The Startup Way: How Modern Companies Use Entrepreneurial Management to Transform Culture and Drive Long-Term Growth

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 20, 2017, at 12:40 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

Eric Ries has written both a philosophical treatise for a new form of management and an entrepreneurial engineering guide to doing the work on the ground.

Unbranding

Unbranding: 100 Branding Lessons for the Age of Disruption

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 17, 2017, at 2:00 PM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Marketing & Sales

Scott and Alison Stratten keep us focused on the human fundamentals of business, on what really matters, even if how we communicate them may change in the digital era.

Four

The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 13, 2017, at 12:58 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Biography & Narrative, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Scott Galloway tells the story of the four technology companies dominating the economy and world today, providing lessons on each that entertain, inform, and may cause some alarm.