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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.

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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.

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The 2013 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Shortlist: Marketing & Sales

By Sally Haldorson, published December 11, 2013, at 10:44 PM in News & Opinion

Over the course of this week, we will be posting the shortlist selections for our 8 business book categories: General Business, Leadership, Management, Innovation/Creativity, Small Business/Entrepreneurship, Marketing/Sales, Personal Development, Finance. On Monday, December 16th, we'll announce the 8 category winners! In early January, the overall winner of the 2013 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards will be awarded, so stay tuned to The Daily Blog for all the good news.

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The Elite Eight: Our Picks for the Top Business Books of 2012

By Sally Haldorson, published December 18, 2012, at 6:40 PM in News & Opinion

In anticipation of announcing the winner of the 2012 800-CEO-READ Business Book of the Year tomorrow, here's a recap of the category winners. Click on the links below to read more about these top books of 2012. Which book is *your* pick for the top book of the year?

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Zig Ziglar: 1926-2012

By Sally Haldorson, published November 28, 2012, at 6:23 PM in News & Opinion

"The prospect is persuaded more by the depth of your conviction than he is by the height of your logic. " "You don't sell what the product is --you sell what the product does. " "Spectacular achievement is always preceded by unspectacular preparation.

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Sales Surge!

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 19, 2011, at 1:30 PM in News & Opinion

Jeffrey Gitomer and Noah Rickun will be LIVE in Milwaukee on June 10th at the Sales Surge Seminar! Here's what you'll hear: Building business momentum. .

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LeaveSmarter with Jonathan Byrnes

By 800-CEO-READ, published September 22, 2010, at 8:05 PM in New Releases

We were thrilled to have Jonathan L. S. Byrnes, author of Islands of Profit in a Sea of Red Ink, in Milwaukee yesterday to speak at our latest LeaveSmarter* event, held on the third floor of the breathtaking Grohmann Museum.

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The New Rules of Marketing & P.R. - Book Review

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 6, 2009, at 2:42 PM in Staff Picks

I found this review on www. blogcritics. org - it seems like a very intriguing read.

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Bob's Slice of The 100 Best

By 800-CEO-READ, published July 23, 2009, at 5:11 PM in News & Opinion

Bob Adams at 27 gen has written a series of posts on books he liked from The 100 Best Business Books of All Time and how they apply to church leadership. His first post is about our book and Drucker's Effective Executive. His other books include: Purple Cow - blog post / book link Six Thinking Hats - blog post / book link Leading Change - blog post / book link Why We Buy - blog post (with additional here , here, and here) / book link Little Red Book of Selling - blog post / book link He ends his last post by saying: That's my quick look at "The 100 Best Business Books of All Time.

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SalesHQ Recommends Their Twenty Favorites

By 800-CEO-READ, published July 22, 2009, at 2:23 PM in News & Opinion

SalesHQ has posted a list of their 20 Must-Read Sales Books. Like any good list, there is tried and true as well as some less-knowns. Little Red Book of Selling by Jeffrey Gitomer [1] The Game by Neil Strauss Presentation Zen by Garr Reynolds The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Cold Calling by Keith Rosen Sales 2.

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The Heart of Marketing: Book Review

By 800-CEO-READ, published July 1, 2009, at 3:46 PM in Staff Picks

I just finished reading the book The Heart of Marketing: Love Your Customers and They Will Love You Back by Judith Sherven, PhD & Jim Sniechowski, PhD. and I just thought it was what marketing books have needed for a long time. .