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The CEO Pay Machine

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 10, 2017, at 9:24 AM in New Releases

Steven Clifford's new book on CEO compensation "demolishes the prevailing business orthodoxy that has led to its enormous and immensely damaging rise."

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Problem Solved: A Powerful System for Making Complex Decisions with Confidence and Conviction

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 5, 2017, at 2:58 PM in Excerpts

In this excerpt, Cheryl Strauss Einhorn explains the AREA Method and how it can help you make informed decisions in an uncertain world.

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The CEO Pay Machine: How it Trashes America and How to Stop it

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 4, 2017, at 2:06 PM in Editor's Choice

Steven Clifford chronicles the inexorable rise of CEO pay, how it harms companies, curbs economic growth, and undermines democracy, and how we can fix it.

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Business Books to Watch in May

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 1, 2017, at 11:00 AM in New Releases

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

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Deviate: The Science of Seeing Differently

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 25, 2017, at 11:27 AM in Excerpts

Beau Lotto's new book is about the evolutionary, physiological underpinnings of our perception, and "shows that the next big innovation is not a new technology: it is a new way of seeing."

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A Q&A with Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant about Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy

By Sally Haldorson, published April 24, 2017, at 11:00 AM in Interviews

Our General Manager, Sally Haldorson, recently sent Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant five carefully considered questions about their new book. They responded in kind.

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Move Fast and Break Things: How Facebook, Google, and Amazon Cornered Culture and Undermined Democracy

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 21, 2017, at 2:45 PM in Editor's Choice

Jonathan Taplin's new book asks us to reconsider the virtues and values of the digital economy, and how we can rebuild it on more decentralized, democratic values.

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The Great Questions of Tomorrow: The Ideas that Will Remake the World

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 18, 2017, at 10:00 AM in Excerpts

David Rothkopf's new book confronts profound questions about the nature of disruption on human behavior, creativity, economic activity, and human understanding that our shaping our collective future.

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The New Urban Crisis: How Our Cities Are Increasing Inequality, Deepening Segregation, and Failing the Middle Class—and What We Can Do About It

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 14, 2017, at 9:00 AM in Editor's Choice

Richard Florida's new book deepens his thoughts on the economic power of urbanism, detailing its negative consequences as well as its continued promise.

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The Chessboard and the Web: Strategies of Connection in a Networked World

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 7, 2017, at 1:00 PM in Editor's Choice

In her new book, Anne-Marie Slaughter gives us a new both/and paradigm with which to view the world.

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Business Books to Watch in April

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 3, 2017, at 9:59 AM in New Releases

These are the books we'll be digging deeper into in April.

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Sensemaking: The Power of the Humanities in the Age of the Algorithm

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 31, 2017, at 12:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Christian Madsbjerg's new book helps us make more sense of the world by encouraging us to include all the data in our decisions, human and technical.