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How Cycling Can Save the World

By Blyth Meier, published June 7, 2017, at 2:53 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs

A manifesto for everyday cycling from The Guardian's Peter Walker is an urgent call for today's world.

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The Mathematical Corporation: Where Machine Intelligence and Human Ingenuity Achieve the Impossible

By 800-CEO-READ, published June 7, 2017, at 9:21 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy

Booz Allen Hamilton machine intelligence experts Joshua Sullivan and Angela Zutavern, is the first book to show business leaders how to compete by combining the mathematical smarts of machines with the intellect of visionary leaders.

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The Inspiration Code: How the Best Leaders Energize People Every Day

By 800-CEO-READ, published June 2, 2017, at 9:21 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy

Kristi Hedges discusses one big question she posed—and the reaction to it by thousands of leaders over time—that inspired her to write The Inspiration Code.

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Weird in a World That's Not: A Career Guide for Misfits, F*ckups, and Failures

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 1, 2017, at 2:59 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Biography & Narrative, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Jennifer Romolini's new book about building a career is honest, real, wonderfully written, and just wonderful.

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800-CEO-READ Business Bestsellers for May 2017

By 800-CEO-READ, published June 1, 2017, at 12:01 PM – Filed under: The Company

The bestselling business books at 800-CEO-READ for May 2017.

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The Wisdom of Finance: Discovering Humanity in the World of Risk and Return

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 30, 2017, at 10:01 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity

Harvard Business School professor Mihir Desai reminds us that finance can and should reflect the best of humanity, and our core values.

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Wild Ride: Inside Uber's Quest for World Domination

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 26, 2017, at 2:56 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Biography & Narrative, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Marketing & Sales, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Uber's story is one worth telling and listening to, and we’re fortunate Adam Lashinsky took on the formidable task.

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Q&A with Steven Clifford, Author of The CEO Pay Machine

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 25, 2017, at 8:47 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Steven Clifford's new book describes what has caused CEO compensation to explode over the last four decades, how it damages companies, the economy, and our democracy, and what we can do about it.

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Double Bind: Women on Ambition

By Sally Haldorson, published May 16, 2017, at 11:10 AM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Robin Romm has edited a book of essays from successful women that takes on "the last feminist taboo"—ambition.

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Good People: The Only Leadership Decision That Really Matters

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 15, 2017, at 9:40 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

In Good People, Anthony Tjan explains how kindness and caring for others is good for business.