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Porter on Rose

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 3, 2004, at 12:24 AM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Frank at his Focused Performance Blog points out that Michael Porter was on Charlie Rose Friday night. I wanted to let everyone know right away, if there was a chance your local PBS rebroadcast the episode again. We are out of luck in Milwaukee.

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Free Prizes

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 30, 2004, at 5:51 PM – Filed under: Marketing & Sales

Seth Godin is coming out with a new book and I know you already know. I think that is the amazing part - that you know. There is no one better at creating buzz.

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Books from Biz Media - Biz 2.0

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 30, 2004, at 5:14 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Here is another feature we are going to try on for size. I thought it might be interesting to see what books the business media is picking up on. In our first installment, we are going to look at the May issue of Business 2.

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Biz Books from B-Schools - Part III

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 30, 2004, at 5:00 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Here are a couple more people who were on the 2000 BW list. Jeff Bezos' single recommendation was Built to Last by Jim Collins. And Jim Collins had no shortage of ideas for your reading list: THE SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY OF ORGANIZING by Karl E.

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Fun Reading List

By Jack, published April 30, 2004, at 2:50 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

In the past--pre-Internet--we used to publish a catalog called the Gazette. One issue we asked Thought Leaders to submit a list of five books on the subject of "What every leader should read in the next 18 months. " After seeing Todd's listings of BusinessWeek books, I remembered this list.

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Correction: B-School Biz Books

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 29, 2004, at 9:53 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

I have been misquoting the date of the survey. The second survey was published in April 2003.

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Biz Books from B-Schools - Part II

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 29, 2004, at 8:18 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

When I told Jack about the series, he proudly pointed me to the same exercise BusinessWeek did in 2000. The panel then was a combination of practioners and professors. Along with Mr.

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T.O.C. of The Seven-Day Weekend

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 29, 2004, at 7:40 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

We are going to try out different content features over the next couple of months. Some authors are going to stop by and chat. We are going to bring in outside reviewers to talk about books they like and dislike.

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Biz Books from B-Schools - Part I

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 28, 2004, at 6:09 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Thanks to a post at vazhiambalam, I was alerted to a feature over at BusinessWeek. BW recently asked over 30 business school professors what books they would recommend to readers. The layout is a little clunky.

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A Few Changes at the Blog

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 28, 2004, at 5:03 PM – Filed under: The Company

I just wanted to point out a couple of new features we have added to the site. They all have to do with the RSS feeds. First, we have changed the feed so you get the full entry with all of the links and images.

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Creative Class Controversy

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 28, 2004, at 4:45 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

I am familiar with Richard Florida's The Rise of the Creative Class, but was unfamiliar with the controversy that his ideas have generated. Florida writes a piece over at The Next American City providing data and refuting his detractors.

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Cover Art

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 27, 2004, at 7:45 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Church of the Customer talks about Guy Kawasaki's upcoming book and points to the book cover contest entries.