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Gigged

Gigged: The End of the Job and the Future of Work

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 15, 2018, at 3:39 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Narrative & Biography

Sarah Kessler writes of the rise and fall of the gig economy, with a nod toward what the future of work might look like and the choices we'll need to make and hard work we'll need to put in to build it.

Powerpositiveteam

The Power of a Positive Team: Proven Principles and Practices That Make Great Teams Great

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 12, 2018, at 10:30 AM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

Jon Gordon knows that positive teams don’t happen by accident, so he put his prolific pen to work to help with some practical, everyday ways to get there.

Dreamteams

Dream Teams: Working Together Without Falling Apart

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 8, 2018, at 2:27 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Narrative & Biography, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Shane Snow has written a great book about the power of teams that is rooted in the American experience and the better angels of our nature.

Tribecalledbliss

800-CEO-READ Business Bestsellers for May 2018

By 800-CEO-READ, published June 4, 2018, at 10:15 AM – Filed under: The Company

The bestselling business books at 800-CEO-READ for May 2018.

Badblood

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 25, 2018, at 12:45 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Management & Workplace Culture

John Carreyrou's new book is in part a story about truly atrocious leadership and management, and a powerful reminder of the importance and power of a free press.

Leadingclarity

Leading Clarity: The Breakthrough Strategy to Unleash People, Profit, and Performance

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 24, 2018, at 10:24 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

Brad Deuster's new book shows us how "inside the box" thinking leverages real-world limitations to spark greater creativity.

Exitwest

What We're Reading Over Memorial Day Weekend

By Blyth Meier, published May 23, 2018, at 1:08 PM – Filed under: The Company

Our staff members share the books they will be reading over the holiday weekend.

Inpraisewastingtime

In Praise of Wasting Time

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 18, 2018, at 2:02 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Alan Lightman takes us on an exploration of time and our inner lives that we can use to reclaim our mental health and creativity.

Nextisnow

Next Is Now: 5 Steps for Embracing Change―Building a Business that Thrives into the Future

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 15, 2018, at 12:35 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Lior Arussy, in this excerpt from his new book _Next Is Now_, discusses "The Secret to Employee Engagement."

Wouldyoudothat

Would You Do That to Your Mother?: The "Make Mom Proud" Standard for How to Treat Your Customers

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 11, 2018, at 1:17 PM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Marketing & Sales, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Jeanne Bliss provides a single question that will make our businesses better, in every sense of the word "better."

Askamanager

10 Books for New Graduates

By Blyth Meier, published May 9, 2018, at 11:21 AM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Management & Workplace Culture, Narrative & Biography, Personal Development & Human Behavior

These ten books make perfect gifts for your new grads, as they begin to navigate the Rest of Their Lives.