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Breakingbadhabits

Breaking Bad Habits: Defy Industry Norms and Reinvigorate Your Business

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 17, 2017, at 12:23 PM in Editor's Choice

Freek Vermeulen believes that the key to innovation may not be finding something to add to your organization, but finding something to subtract.

Meaningfulwork

Meaningful Work: A Quest to Do Great Business, Find Your Calling, and Feed Your Soul

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 14, 2017, at 11:00 AM in Excerpts

Founder Shawn Askinosie, along with CMO Lawren Askinosie, tells us the secret of Askinosie Chocolate’s success—in addition, of course, to its honestly sourced cocoa.

Dollarssense

Dollars and Sense: How We Misthink Money and How to Spend Smarter

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 10, 2017, at 12:27 PM in Editor's Choice

Dan Ariely and Jeff Kreisler make thinking about what we do wrong with money a lot of fun.

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The 2017 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Longlist

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 7, 2017, at 8:40 AM in News & Opinion

Our 2017 business book awards longlist rewards 40 books with a focus on individual and organizational improvement.

Uterusfeaturenotbug

A Uterus Is a Feature, Not a Bug: The Working Woman's Guide to Overthrowing the Patriarchy

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 3, 2017, at 11:50 AM in Editor's Choice

Sarah Lacy takes us on her journey through the patriarchy, and gives us a guide for personal and professional noncompliance with and resistance to it.

Shortfall

Shortfall: Family Secrets, Financial Collapse, and a Hidden History of American Banking

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 27, 2017, at 1:40 PM in Editor's Choice

Alice Echols tells the story of her grandfather, It's a Wonderful Life, and a lie at the heart of the American narrative.

Startupway

The Startup Way: How Modern Companies Use Entrepreneurial Management to Transform Culture and Drive Long-Term Growth

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 20, 2017, at 12:40 PM in Editor's Choice

Eric Ries has written both a philosophical treatise for a new form of management and an entrepreneurial engineering guide to doing the work on the ground.

Four

The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 13, 2017, at 12:58 PM in Editor's Choice

Scott Galloway tells the story of the four technology companies dominating the economy and world today, providing lessons on each that entertain, inform, and may cause some alarm.

Regenerativebusiness

The Regenerative Business: Redesign Work, Cultivate Human Potential, Achieve Extraordinary Outcomes

By 800-CEO-READ, published October 12, 2017, at 9:30 AM in New Releases

Carol Sanford borrows the concept of regeneration from biology and uniquely applies it to business strategy.

Thingsarewhatyoumake

Things Are What You Make of Them: Life Advice for Creatives

By 800-CEO-READ, published October 11, 2017, at 10:00 AM in Excerpts

Adam J. Kurtz offers insights and inspiration for anyone who makes art (or anything else).

Entrepreneurialyou

Entrepreneurial You: Monetize Your Expertise, Create Multiple Income Streams, and Thrive

By 800-CEO-READ, published October 3, 2017, at 2:00 PM in Excerpts

Dorie Clark has penned a hands-on guide to building a portfolio of revenue streams, both traditional and online, so that you can liberate yourself financially and shape your own career destiny.

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Business Books to Watch in October

By 800-CEO-READ, published October 2, 2017, at 9:00 AM in New Releases

These are 20 books that we'll have 800-CEO-READ's collective eyes on in the month of October.