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Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders?: (And How to Fix It)

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 15, 2019, at 1:59 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic's HBR article, "Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders?" has become one of the most read in recent years. There is a reason for that, and an answer to the question he poses.

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The Power of Agency: The 7 Principles to Conquer Obstacles, Make Effective Decisions, and Create a Life on Your Own Terms

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 8, 2019, at 4:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives

Dr. Paul Napper and Anthony Rao, Ph.D., examine how we can regain agency and live a more independent, yet connected and fulfilled, life in an age of distraction.

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Wise Guy: Lessons from a Life

By 800-CEO-READ, published March 6, 2019, at 11:00 AM – Filed under: Narrative & Biography, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Guy Kawasaki's new book "covers everything from moral values to business skills to parenting." In this excerpt, he discusses why the toughest teachers are the best teachers.

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Burn: Using Fire to Cool the Earth

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 1, 2019, at 3:30 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity

Albert Bates and Kathleen Draper's new book explains how we can rebuild our economy and reverse climate change by reversing the flow of our carbon economy.

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800-CEO-READ Business Bestsellers for February 2019

By 800-CEO-READ, published March 1, 2019, at 11:45 AM – Filed under: The Company

The bestselling business books at 800-CEO-READ for February 2019 features Howard Schultz in the top slot.

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No Hard Feelings: The Secret Power of Embracing Emotions at Work

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 22, 2019, at 2:06 PM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

Liz Fosslien and Mollie West Duffy have written a book that can help us build a more emotionally mature workplace, and maybe even a kinder world.

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Bedtime Stories for Managers: Farewell, Lofty Leadership… Welcome, Engaging Management

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 15, 2019, at 2:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

Henry Mintzberg offers 42 stories that will challenge and change the conventional wisdom we too often accept about the business world and its role in the society that it's supposed to serve.

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Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 8, 2019, at 3:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Cal Newport offers a philosophy to combat the more damaging effects of a digital age dominated by "attention economy conglomerates," and strategies for living a more deliberate, intentional, and fulfilled life.

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Financial Freedom: A Proven Path to All the Money You Will Ever Need

By 800-CEO-READ, published February 5, 2019, at 12:00 PM – Filed under: Personal Development & Human Behavior

"Millennial Millionaire" Grant Sabatier's new book is a practical roadmap to living life on one’s own terms, as soon as possible.

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800-CEO-READ Business Bestsellers for January 2019

By 800-CEO-READ, published February 1, 2019, at 10:56 AM – Filed under:

The bestselling business books at 800-CEO-READ for January 2019 features Master Your Mind in the top slot.