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Highspeedempire

High-Speed Empire: Chinese Expansion and the Future of Southeast Asia

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 4, 2018, at 8:50 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs

Will Doig's book on Chinese expansion is a quick and concise guide through that terrain that will take you just a few hours.

Usvsthem

Us vs. Them: The Failure of Globalism

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 3, 2018, at 10:14 AM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs

Ian Bremmer's new book is a great resource for making sense of the present political moment, for understanding what has prompted the rise of populism and backlash against globalism.

Einsteinsboss

Business Books to Watch in May

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 2, 2018, at 12:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Marketing & Sales, Narrative & Biography, Personal Development & Human Behavior, Publishing Industry

In order of their release dates, these are just some of the books we're hoping to get to know better in May.

Attentionpays

800-CEO-READ Business Bestsellers for April 2018

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 1, 2018, at 12:15 PM – Filed under: The Company

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

Friendofafriend

Friend of a Friend . . .: Understanding the Hidden Networks That Can Transform Your Life and Your Career

By Blyth Meier, published May 1, 2018, at 9:15 AM – Filed under:

David Burkus' Friend of a Friend... introduces us to some new thinking on what successful networking can look like.

Greatamericanoutpost

Great American Outpost: Dreamers, Mavericks, and the Making of an Oil Frontier

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 27, 2018, at 3:00 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs

Maya Rao writes about "the ways in which the largest oil rush in modern US history wrestled with ephemeral and lasting interests, scam and legitimacy, and the power and failings of free enterprise."

Measurewhatmatters

Measure What Matters: How Google, Bono and the Gates Foundation Rock the World with OKRs

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 25, 2018, at 8:56 AM – Filed under:

Legendary venture capitalist John Doerr reveals how a powerful goal-setting system has helped tech giants such as Google and Intel exceed all expectations–and how it can help any organization thrive.

Whenthewolves

When the Wolves Bite: Two Billionaires, One Company, and an Epic Wall Street Battle

By Blyth Meier, published April 24, 2018, at 8:52 AM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs

Scott Wapner's new book is a fast-paced and cautionary tale about the power that, ten years after the financial crisis, still lives in the hands of a precious few.

Newpower

New Power: How Power Works in Our Hyperconnected World—and How to Make It Work for You

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 20, 2018, at 3:45 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Narrative & Biography, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Jeremy Heimans & Henry Timms detail how technology-enabled collaboration and mass participation are enabling a new power that is changing the world before our very eyes.

Dealsthatmadeworld

The Deals That Made the World: Reckless Ambition, Backroom Negotiations, and the Hidden Truths of Business

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 19, 2018, at 2:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Jacques Peretti looks at the world we live in today through the lens of ten business deals that "have ramifications far beyond business," and have been "especially crucial in shaping modern society."

Howwomenrise

How Women Rise: Break the 12 Habits Holding You Back from Your Next Raise, Promotion, or Job

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 12, 2018, at 3:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Our businesses, and society, are better off with more women in leadership. Sally Helgesen and Marshall Goldsmith have written a how-to guide for women to seize those positions of power and influence.

Storydriven

Story Driven: You Don’t Need to Compete When You Know Who You Are

By Sally Haldorson, published April 11, 2018, at 10:00 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Bernadette Jiwa teaches us to be better marketers, marketers who insist on authenticity and truth, and so much more in the process.