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Wisdomfinance

The Wisdom of Finance: Discovering Humanity in the World of Risk and Return

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 30, 2017, at 10:01 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity

Harvard Business School professor Mihir Desai reminds us that finance can and should reflect the best of humanity, and our core values.

Wildride

Wild Ride: Inside Uber's Quest for World Domination

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 26, 2017, at 2:56 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Biography & Narrative, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Marketing & Sales, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Uber's story is one worth telling and listening to, and we’re fortunate Adam Lashinsky took on the formidable task.

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Q&A with Steven Clifford, Author of The CEO Pay Machine

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 25, 2017, at 8:47 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Steven Clifford's new book describes what has caused CEO compensation to explode over the last four decades, how it damages companies, the economy, and our democracy, and what we can do about it.

Doublebind

Double Bind: Women on Ambition

By Sally Haldorson, published May 16, 2017, at 11:10 AM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Robin Romm has edited a book of essays from successful women that takes on "the last feminist taboo"—ambition.

Goodpeople

Good People: The Only Leadership Decision That Really Matters

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 15, 2017, at 9:40 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

In Good People, Anthony Tjan explains how kindness and caring for others is good for business.

Landenterprise

The Land of Enterprise: A Business History of the United States

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 12, 2017, at 9:04 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Biography & Narrative, Current Events & Public Affairs

Benjamin C. Waterhouse opens up the grand sweep of American history by looking at it from a business perspective.

Legendslosers

Legends and Losers Podcast: The Power of Business Books with our General Manager Sally Haldorson

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 10, 2017, at 12:23 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Publishing Industry, The Company

Our General Manager Sally Haldorson talks with Christopher Lochhead about the power of business books, and how "our company is the reverse of an algorithm."

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The CEO Pay Machine

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 10, 2017, at 9:24 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs

Steven Clifford's new book on CEO compensation "demolishes the prevailing business orthodoxy that has led to its enormous and immensely damaging rise."

Problemsolved

Problem Solved: A Powerful System for Making Complex Decisions with Confidence and Conviction

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 5, 2017, at 2:58 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Leadership & Strategy

In this excerpt, Cheryl Strauss Einhorn explains the AREA Method and how it can help you make informed decisions in an uncertain world.

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The CEO Pay Machine: How it Trashes America and How to Stop it

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 4, 2017, at 2:06 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy

Steven Clifford chronicles the inexorable rise of CEO pay, how it harms companies, curbs economic growth, and undermines democracy, and how we can fix it.