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Book Review - The Seven-Day Weekend

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 10, 2004, at 3:11 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Imagine you could find a company where you choose how much you get paid. Imagine you can choose when you want to work. Did you answer emails on Sunday?

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Free Prize Inside Reviews

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 7, 2004, at 5:15 PM – Filed under: Marketing & Sales

Here are some Free Prize Inside reviews that are outside the current book tour: Fouroboros Chris Lawer response to Johnnie Moore's Sethaholism Richard from Startupskills.

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Can't Get Started

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 7, 2004, at 4:36 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Have you ever tried to read a book and not been able to get started? I have tried about five times now to start read Beyond Disruption by Jean-Marie Dru. I can't get past page 40.

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Inspire! (Jack Covert Selects)

By Jack, published May 7, 2004, at 4:31 PM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

This is my current Jack Covert Selects review Lance Secretan's book Inspire! Lets face it: its not easy to be inspired anymore, is it? Our daily lives have in the past three years greatly been influenced by fear, doubt and skepticism.

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Links on 5/7/04

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 7, 2004, at 12:23 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Rodent Regetta points to notes for the Berkshire Hathaway meeting and recommends his letters to shareholders. I agree with him that they are some of the best business writing available (and it's free). BPICS provides their top 20 books for the manufacturing executive.

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More Buzz for The Corporation

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 6, 2004, at 8:41 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Wall Street Journal has picked up on The Corporation. There is a story* on page B1 that is more about the movie than the book. From the article: Joel Bakan, a 44-year-old Canadian law professor, and Mark Achbar, a 48-year-old Canadian filmmaker, came up with the idea to illustrate how corporations have supplanted the government and the church as the dominant societal institution.

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The Recruit

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 6, 2004, at 4:29 PM – Filed under: The Company

Whether or not, someone likes or dislikes a book depends on a million things - did they like the cover art, what did others say about the book, what other books have they read, and so on. We think the only answer to that is to give you a variety of viewpoints about business books. We are going have a number of people start writing reviews for blog.

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Rock the Vote!

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 6, 2004, at 2:00 PM – Filed under: The Company

We got some comments about how we were going to decide the blog's name. My poor attempt at humor got people concerned. Let me make it clear - we would like our readers to decide what the new name will be.

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Why bother writing (and reading) books

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 6, 2004, at 12:02 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Books are still the one of the best ways to spread ideas. Books are portable, ubiquitous, easy to share and easy to talk about. You can recommend a book without worrying whether someone has the right technology to get it or to read it or to understand it.

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The Cereal Box

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 6, 2004, at 12:02 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

The book comes in a cereal box. Why? Because that's the free prize (the free prize inside the box is in fact not really the free prize I had in mind.

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Secret of the Atkins Diet

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 6, 2004, at 12:01 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

As long as we're talking about books, what's the deal with Atkins? It has outsold just about every diet book ever published. How?

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Organic is the new kosher

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 6, 2004, at 12:01 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

and mileage is the new speed. . .