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Burn: Using Fire to Cool the Earth

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 11, 2019, at 9:45 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity

In this excerpt, Albert Bates and Kathleen Draper explain the benefits of biochar in Animal Nutraceuticals, and in building soil that increases yields without the deployment of chemical fertilizer.

Nineliesaboutwork

Nine Lies About Work: A Freethinking Leader’s Guide to the Real World

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 5, 2019, at 4:50 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

Marcus Buckingham and Ashley Goodall expose nine lies about work that obfuscate the reality of what's going on there, and provide a new way of seeing our businesses and each other.

Biased

Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 2, 2019, at 9:30 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Jennifer L. Eberhardt reminds us that "racial bias is a human problem—one all people can play a role in solving," even and especially those who design business and social media platforms.

Womenwithmoney

800-CEO-READ Business Bestsellers for March 2019

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 1, 2019, at 11:46 AM – Filed under: The Company

The bestselling business books at 800-CEO-READ for March 2019 features Jean Chatzky's WOMEN WITH MONEY in the top slot.

Bignine

The Big Nine: How the Tech Titans and Their Thinking Machines Could Warp Humanity

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 29, 2019, at 4:38 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Amy Webb's book is a look at where AI comes from and where it is going, laying out three scenarios—from "optimistic to pragmatic to catastrophic"—of where it could lead us in the next 50 years.

Invisiblewomen

Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men

By 800-CEO-READ, published March 26, 2019, at 9:00 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Narrative & Biography, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Celebrated feminist advocate Caroline Criado Perez investigates the shocking root cause of gender inequality and research.

Radicalkindness

Radical Kindness: The Life-Changing Power of Giving and Receiving

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 22, 2019, at 4:11 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives

Angela C. Santomero's new book calls on us to rediscover and re-engage with an essential human quality and knowledge we have within us—kindness.

Whydosomany

Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders?: (And How to Fix It)

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 15, 2019, at 1:59 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic's HBR article, "Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders?" has become one of the most read in recent years. There is a reason for that, and an answer to the question he poses.

Poweragency

The Power of Agency: The 7 Principles to Conquer Obstacles, Make Effective Decisions, and Create a Life on Your Own Terms

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 8, 2019, at 4:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives

Dr. Paul Napper and Anthony Rao, Ph.D., examine how we can regain agency and live a more independent, yet connected and fulfilled, life in an age of distraction.

Wiseguy

Wise Guy: Lessons from a Life

By 800-CEO-READ, published March 6, 2019, at 11:00 AM – Filed under: Narrative & Biography, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Guy Kawasaki's new book "covers everything from moral values to business skills to parenting." In this excerpt, he discusses why the toughest teachers are the best teachers.