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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.

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An Extraordinary Time: The End of the Postwar Boom and the Return of the Ordinary Economy

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 11, 2016, at 10:00 AM in Editor's Choice

Marc Levinson has written an incredibly smart and unideological economic history of the post-World War II boom, how it skewed our idea of what normal economic growth looks like, and how responsible government is for it.

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The Mosaic Principle: The Six Dimensions of a Remarkable Life and Career

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 3, 2016, at 2:30 PM in Editor's Choice

Nick Lovegrove makes a compelling argument against specialization and for greater breadth of knowledge and understanding.

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Business Books to Watch in November

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 2, 2016, at 9:00 AM in New Releases

These are some of the titles we'll have our eyes on in November.

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Business Books to Watch in September

By 800-CEO-READ, published September 2, 2016, at 10:30 AM in New Releases

These are just some of the great business books being released in September.

Pre suasion

Pre-Suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 1, 2016, at 2:15 PM in Editor's Choice

Robert Cialdini is back more than thirty years after his classic, Influence, with a new book on the topic from another

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A Monstrous (and Most Welcome) Regiment of Women: Changing the Conversation

By Sally Haldorson, published August 2, 2016, at 11:00 AM in The 100 Best Business Books of All Time

Our General Manager Sally Haldorson's name has been added to the cover of the third edition of The 100 Best Business Books of All Time, and she has pulled more women into the conversation along with her.

Blockchainrevolution

Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin Is Changing Money, Business, and the World

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 12, 2016, at 10:00 AM in Editor's Choice

In Blockchain Revolution, Don and Alex Tapcott have provided laypeople with a primer on a technology that is on the verge of transforming the world.

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SALES AND MARKETING

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 1, 2016, at 3:37 PM in The 100 Best Business Books of All Time

Approaches and pitfalls in the ongoing process of creating customers.

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TAKEAWAYS

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 1, 2016, at 1:40 PM in The 100 Best Business Books of All Time

What everyone is looking for.

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Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus: How Growth Became the Enemy of Prosperity

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 3, 2016, at 2:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Douglas Rushkoff, in his usual expansive and incredibly erudite manner, dissects the digital economy and points a more considered way forward.