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Big Ideas & New Perspectives


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Quirky: The Remarkable Story of the Traits, Foibles, and Genius of Breakthrough Innovators Who Changed the World

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 23, 2018, at 1:53 PM in Editor's Choice

Melissa Schilling examines the role of individual genius in innovation, along with how we can cultivate and harness our own and enhance it in the organizations we lead.

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The Tyranny of Metrics

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 16, 2018, at 9:00 AM in Editor's Choice

Jerry Muller pulls the curtain back on the cult of metrics, and attempts to break our fixation on improving the numbers so we can get back to improving the world we live in.

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Brotopia: Breaking Up the Boys' Club of Silicon Valley

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 9, 2018, at 3:10 PM in Editor's Choice

Emily Chang explains how Silicon Valley became dominated by a certain male stereotype, how it has excluded women, and the promise inherent in changing the culture.

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Business Books to Watch in February 2018

By 800-CEO-READ, published February 6, 2018, at 2:00 PM in New Releases

Here is a list of twenty books we hope to be able to spend time with over the next month.

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That's What She Said: What Men Need to Know (and Women Need to Tell Them) About Working Together

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 2, 2018, at 8:44 AM in Editor's Choice

Joanne Lipman discusses the hidden lives of women at work, how they must recalibrate their behavior in the workplace, and the great benefits of changing that paradigm.

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Type R: Transformative Resilience for Thriving in a Turbulent World

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 26, 2018, at 10:15 AM in Excerpts

Ama and Stephanie Marston's new book is about the challenges we face as individuals, family members, leaders, and as a species, and the transformative resilience we need to use those challenges for change.

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The Reading List of Tom Peters

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 24, 2018, at 11:30 AM in News & Opinion

Tom Peters, the author most responsible for popularizing the business book genre, shares what he's reading these days.

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Treating People Well: The Extraordinary Power of Civility at Work and in Life

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 12, 2018, at 1:59 PM in Editor's Choice

Lea Berman and Jeremy Bernard's book is about much more than their time as social secretaries in the White House. It is about how we can all work better together.

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When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 5, 2018, at 11:43 AM in Editor's Choice

Dan Pink's newest book digs into the science of the one thing we all wish we had more of—time—and explains why the question "when?" may be even more important than "what?"

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800-CEO-READ's 2017 Bestsellers

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 3, 2018, at 10:15 AM in Bestsellers

Thank you to everyone who helped bring 800-CEO-READ's 2017 Bestsellers to life.

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Business Books to Watch in January 2018

By 800-CEO-READ, published January 2, 2018, at 10:57 AM in New Releases

These are some of the books we'll be getting between the covers of in January, 2018.

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Inside the Longlist: The Best Big Ideas & New Perspectives Books of 2017

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 28, 2017, at 12:30 PM in News & Opinion

Wrapping up our look inside the books on our 2017 awards longlist, we take a peek at the books in the Big Ideas & New Perspectives category.