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We-Commerce : How to Create, Collaborate, and Succeed in the Sharing Economy

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 3, 2015, at 12:15 PM in Jack Covert Selects

Billee Howard dispels some of the doom and gloom of recent books on technology and its effects we've covered here lately.

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Inside the Longlist: Sales

By Aaron Schleicher, published November 18, 2015, at 2:55 PM in News & Opinion

Our Sales and Author Services Director, Aaron Schleicher, takes a look inside this year's best Sales titles.


The 2015 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Longlist

By Ryan Schleicher, published November 3, 2015, at 8:00 AM in News & Opinion

These 40 books—five selections across eight distinct categories—make up the 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Longlist.

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A Q&A with Brian Solis

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 7, 2015, at 1:00 PM in Interviews

Brian Solis talks to us about experience architecture, how to implement it throughout a company, and get it right throughout the customer's journey with your company.


Green Giants: How Smart Companies Turn Sustainability into Billion-Dollar Businesses

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 21, 2015, at 10:30 AM in New Releases

E. Freya Williams demonstrates how sustainability and profitability can go hand-in-hand by profiling nine powerhouse companies that do it right.

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A Beautiful Constraint

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 10, 2015, at 8:51 AM in New Releases

explains how “constraints can be fertile, enabling, desirable"—how they can free us rather than limit us.


Zombie Loyalists

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 27, 2015, at 9:01 AM in New Releases

From the author that taught us why Nice Companies Finish First comes a book about "Using Great Service to Create Rabid Fans."


Zombie Loyalists: Using Great Service to Create Rabid Fans

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 27, 2015, at 7:30 AM in Excerpts

Dr. Shanklove: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Zombies with Peter Shankman


Friday Links

By Ryan Schleicher, published December 19, 2014, at 12:32 PM in News & Opinion

The ability to see an idea through conceptualization to product is quite literally the true test of anyone doing anything in business.

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Alison Levine

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 9, 2014, at 1:58 PM in Interviews

Alison Levine has climbed the highest mountains on every continent and skied to both poles of the planet. She knows what it's like to persevere "On the Edge."

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And the Winners Are...

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 9, 2014, at 9:45 AM in News & Opinion

The 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards category winners (and shortlist for the best book of the year) 2014.


The 5-8-40 Business Gift Book Club

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 17, 2014, at 12:00 PM in News & Opinion

Impress your boss or empower your employees with books to help them grow... or just treat that special business someone in your life.