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Jomalone

Jo Malone: My Story

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 29, 2016, at 9:00 AM – Filed under: Biography & Narrative, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Whether Jo is sharing details of her chaotic childhood, her fight with breast cancer, or the decision to re-invent herself and launch Jo Loves, Jo Malone's determination and down-to-earth approach to life is evident on every page.

Wonderland

Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 23, 2016, at 12:45 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Innovation & Creativity

Steven Johnson's new history of how we got to now is an exploration of ideas and attitudes, invention, art and whimsy.

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Inside the Longlist: Innovation & Creativity

By Michael, published November 23, 2016, at 10:15 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Publishing Industry, The Company

The five finalists in the Innovation & Creativity category span styles and subject matter, but all do one thing well: make learning interesting.

Manwhoknew

The Man Who Knew Wins the 2016 FT Business Book Award

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 23, 2016, at 9:00 AM – Filed under: Biography & Narrative, Publishing Industry

Sebastian Mallaby's biography of Alan Greenspan is a master of the form, and is well-deserving of the award.

Payoff

Payoff: The Hidden Logic That Shapes Our Motivations

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 17, 2016, at 3:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Dan Ariely's new book takes us on a journey into the complex nature of human motivation.

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Inside the Longlist: Marketing & Sales

By Blyth Meier, published November 16, 2016, at 2:15 PM – Filed under: Marketing & Sales, The Company

The five finalists in the Marketing & Sales category highlight a clear trend emphasizing the role of emotion in the decision-making process.

Drawwin

Draw to Win: A Crash Course on How to Lead, Sell, and Innovate with Your Visual Mind

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 15, 2016, at 9:00 AM – Filed under:

Dan Roam explains why our oldest technologies is still one of our best.

Extraordinarytime

An Extraordinary Time: The End of the Postwar Boom and the Return of the Ordinary Economy

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 11, 2016, at 10:00 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs

Marc Levinson has written an incredibly smart and unideological economic history of the post-World War II boom, how it skewed our idea of what normal economic growth looks like, and how responsible government is for it.

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Inside the Longlist: Management & Workplace Culture

By Sally Haldorson, published November 10, 2016, at 9:15 AM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture, Publishing Industry, The Company

These Management and Workplace Culture books range from advice on radical change to strategic solutions and provide practical examples and innovative approaches for managing your people, how your people manage and represent your product, and how you and your people manage to be happy at and in their work.

Workwithoutstress

Work Without Stress: Building a Resilient Mindset for Lasting Success

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 4, 2016, at 10:00 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

An excerpt from Derek Roger and Nick Petrie's Work Without Stress helps us understand the dangers of “toxic achieving.”

Mosaicprinciple

The Mosaic Principle: The Six Dimensions of a Remarkable Life and Career

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 3, 2016, at 2:30 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy

Nick Lovegrove makes a compelling argument against specialization and for greater breadth of knowledge and understanding.

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Inside the Longlist: Leadership & Strategy

By Sally Haldorson, published November 2, 2016, at 1:30 PM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Publishing Industry, The Company

The following five Leadership & Strategy books will help guide you, your company, and your people through growth, through evolution, through reinvention. Each of these books will act as a lantern to make the forest a little less dark, and the way forward a little more clear.