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Big Ideas & New Perspectives


Sustainabilityedge

The Sustainability Edge: How to Drive Top-Line Growth with Triple-Bottom-Line Thinking

By 800-CEO-READ, published December 30, 2016, at 10:30 AM in New Releases

Suhas Apte and Jagdish N. Sheth explain why pursuing sustainability is the most effective way to gain a sustainable and consistent competitive advantage in business.

Rest

Rest: Why You Get More Done When You Work Less

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 22, 2016, at 1:45 PM in Editor's Choice

Alex Soojung-Kim Pang delivers a timely message that rest needs to be deliberate, or our work will become debilitating

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Inside the Longlist: Big Ideas & New Perspectives

By Ryan Schleicher, published December 21, 2016, at 3:00 PM in News & Opinion

Big ideas and new perspectives someday become, once enacted, status quo. It will take a while, but the first step is often powerful voices writing powerful books.

Winlosing

Win At Losing: How Our Biggest Setbacks Can Lead To Our Greatest Gains

By 800-CEO-READ, published December 20, 2016, at 10:00 AM in Excerpts

Sam Weinman explains why many who emerge from the depths of a failed business tend to be better off from the experience.

Signalstalking

The Signals Are Talking: Why Today’s Fringe Is Tomorrow’s Mainstream

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 16, 2016, at 1:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Futurist Amy Webb teaches us to decipher the signals popping up on the fringes of culture and society and what they mean for our industries and organizations.

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Inside the Longlist: Narrative & Biography

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 14, 2016, at 1:00 PM in News & Opinion

The most influential and transformative lessons are those we discover on our own, in real world, real life stories and examples rather than in lists of steps or habits.

Superconsumers

Superconsumers: A Simple, Speedy, and Sustainable Path to Superior Growth

By 800-CEO-READ, published December 13, 2016, at 12:00 PM in New Releases

Eddie Yoon talks about the superconsumer phenomenon and tells us how to go about "Making Your Best Customers Better."

Undoingproject

The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 8, 2016, at 4:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Michael Lewis has delivered what may be his best book yet, one he seems predestined to have written—if only that were a logical possibility.

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The 2016 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Shortlist

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 6, 2016, at 9:15 AM in News & Opinion

These eight books, the top in their category, make up the shortlist for the 2016 800-CEO-READ Business Book Award.

Rethink

Rethink: The Surprising History of New Ideas

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 1, 2016, at 3:30 PM in Editor's Choice

Steven Poole asks us to maintain a healthy skepticism, to suspend both belief and disbelief, and to keep thinking by rethinking.

Wonderland

Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 23, 2016, at 12:45 PM in Editor's Choice

Steven Johnson's new history of how we got to now is an exploration of ideas and attitudes, invention, art and whimsy.

Payoff

Payoff: The Hidden Logic That Shapes Our Motivations

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 17, 2016, at 3:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Dan Ariely's new book takes us on a journey into the complex nature of human motivation.