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Win At Losing: How Our Biggest Setbacks Can Lead To Our Greatest Gains

By 800-CEO-READ, published December 20, 2016, at 10:00 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Innovation & Creativity, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Sam Weinman explains why many who emerge from the depths of a failed business tend to be better off from the experience.

Swiped

Swiped: How to Protect Yourself in a World Full of Scammers, Phishers, and Identity Thieves

By 800-CEO-READ, published December 19, 2016, at 12:55 PM – Filed under:

In Chapter 7 of his new book on protecting yourself from identity theft, Adam Levin describes Ann Cavoukian’s seven principles of privacy by design

Signalstalking

The Signals Are Talking: Why Today’s Fringe Is Tomorrow’s Mainstream

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 16, 2016, at 1:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives

Futurist Amy Webb teaches us to decipher the signals popping up on the fringes of culture and society and what they mean for our industries and organizations.

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Inside the Longlist: Narrative & Biography

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 14, 2016, at 1:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Biography & Narrative, Publishing Industry, The Company

The most influential and transformative lessons are those we discover on our own, in real world, real life stories and examples rather than in lists of steps or habits.

Superconsumers

Superconsumers: A Simple, Speedy, and Sustainable Path to Superior Growth

By 800-CEO-READ, published December 13, 2016, at 12:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Marketing & Sales

Eddie Yoon talks about the superconsumer phenomenon and tells us how to go about "Making Your Best Customers Better."

Undoingproject

The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 8, 2016, at 4:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Biography & Narrative, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Michael Lewis has delivered what may be his best book yet, one he seems predestined to have written—if only that were a logical possibility.

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Inside the Longlist: Current Events & Public Affairs

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 7, 2016, at 11:00 AM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Publishing Industry, The Company

The reality underlying each of our choices for the best Current Events & Public Affairs book of the year is that good business practices can be a balm to society, while bad business practices act as a barrier to progress.

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The 2016 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Shortlist

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 6, 2016, at 9:15 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Biography & Narrative, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Management & Workplace Culture, Marketing & Sales, Personal Development & Human Behavior, Publishing Industry, The Company

These eight books, the top in their category, make up the shortlist for the 2016 800-CEO-READ Business Book Award.

Signalstalking

Business Books to Watch in December

By 800-CEO-READ, published December 2, 2016, at 11:00 AM – Filed under: Publishing Industry

These are some of the titles we'll have our eyes on in December.

Rethink

Rethink: The Surprising History of New Ideas

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 1, 2016, at 3:30 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Innovation & Creativity

Steven Poole asks us to maintain a healthy skepticism, to suspend both belief and disbelief, and to keep thinking by rethinking.

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November 2016 Business Book Bestsellers

By 800-CEO-READ, published December 1, 2016, at 1:46 PM – Filed under: The Company

Our business book bestsellers for the month of November, 2016

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Inside the Longlist: Personal Development & Human Behavior

By Aaron Schleicher, published December 1, 2016, at 10:00 AM – Filed under: Personal Development & Human Behavior, Publishing Industry, The Company

The five finalists in the Personal Development & Human Behavior category help us make sense of ourselves and the world around us, to dig deeper and get to work.