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Creatinggreatchoices

Creating Great Choices: A Leader's Guide to Integrative Thinking

By 800-CEO-READ, published September 19, 2017, at 10:30 AM in Excerpts

Jennifer Riel and Roger Martin write about the importance of creating room for understanding, and the empathy that grows from it—one of three core principles at the heart of a better decision-making process.

Creatinggreatchoices

Creating Great Choices: A Leader's Guide to Integrative Thinking

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 15, 2017, at 8:49 AM in Editor's Choice

Jennifer Riel and Roger Martin have written an essential how-to book on integrative thinking.

Streampunks

Streampunks: Youtube and the Rebels Remaking Media

By 800-CEO-READ, published September 12, 2017, at 10:00 AM in Excerpts

YouTube’s chief business officer, Robert Kyncl, and Google speechwriter Maany Peyvan have teamed up to take you on a revelatory ride through the new media rebellion that is reshaping our world.

Bravingwilderness

Fall Favorites by and for Feminists (by which I mean, everyone.)

By Sally Haldorson, published September 9, 2017, at 4:58 PM in Staff Picks

New business books, recently released and upcoming, written by women.

Mindschannel

The Hacking of the American Mind and a World Without Mind

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 8, 2017, at 2:33 PM in Editor's Choice

The inventions of our age baffle the mind—and their potential affects on us and the world are hard to even wrap our heads around. But with the help of Franklin Foer and Robert Lustig, you’ll be able to do just that.

Designthinkinggreatergood

Design Thinking for the Greater Good: Innovation in the Social Sector

By 800-CEO-READ, published September 6, 2017, at 10:00 AM in New Releases

Jeanne Liedtka, Randy Salzman, and Daisy Azer show how collaborative creativity can shake up even the most entrenched bureaucracies.

Memo

Business Books to Watch in September

By 800-CEO-READ, published September 1, 2017, at 10:45 AM in New Releases

These are just 20 of the many promising books being released in September that we'll be taking a closer look at.

Poweronlyness

The Power of Onlyness: Make Your Wild Ideas Mighty Enough to Dent the World

By Sally Haldorson, published August 29, 2017, at 12:00 PM in Staff Picks

Nilofer Merchant’s message is so critical now, calling us to identify what is good in ourselves and to connect with what is good in others so that, together, we can dent the world.  

Fiftyinventions

Fifty Inventions That Shaped the Modern Economy

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 24, 2017, at 1:46 PM in Editor's Choice

Tim Harford has written another great economic history that helps reveal how the modern economy came to be, and the benefits and risks associated with invention.

Fiftyinventions

Business Books to Watch in August

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 3, 2017, at 2:12 PM in New Releases

These are the books we'll have our eyes on in August.

Leadrightyourcompanytype

Lead Right for Your Company's Type: How to Connect Your Culture with Your Customer Promise

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 27, 2017, at 3:03 PM in Editor's Choice

William Schneider can help you ensure that your enterprise is a living system that is “continually adapting, learning, and developing.”

Perennialseller

Perennial Seller: The Art of Making and Marketing Work that Lasts

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 21, 2017, at 9:48 AM in Editor's Choice

Ryan Holiday has given us a guide to making creative work that lasts—beginning with the creative process itself, through the positioning and marketing of it, to building a platform upon it.