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Quench Your Own Thirst: Business Lessons Learned Over a Beer or Two

By Blyth Meier, published April 12, 2016, at 9:00 AM in Excerpts

Founder of The Boston Beer Company, Jim Koch, offers his unique perspective when it comes to business, beer, and turning your passion into a successful company or career.

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ENTREPRENEURSHIP

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 1, 2016, at 3:33 PM in The 100 Best Business Books of All Time

Seven guides to the passion and practicality necessary for any new venture.

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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.

Sprint

Sprint: How to Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five Days

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 31, 2016, at 11:27 AM in Editor's Choice

Jake Knapp, John Zeratsky, and Braden Kowitz detail a process "for answering crucial questions through prototyping and testing ideas with customers" in just one workweek.

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Platform Revolution: How Networked Markets Are Transforming the Economy—And How to Make Them Work for You

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 25, 2016, at 9:30 AM in Excerpts

Geoffrey G. Parker, Marshall Van Alstyne, and Sangeet Paul Choudary explain how the platform revolution is transforming the world as we know it and the work we do & and are able to do—along the way.

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The 2015 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Shortlist

By Ryan Schleicher, published December 8, 2015, at 8:58 AM in News & Opinion

In which we announce our eight category winners, which become the finalists for our book of the year.

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We-Commerce : How to Create, Collaborate, and Succeed in the Sharing Economy

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 3, 2015, at 12:15 PM in Jack Covert Selects

Billee Howard dispels some of the doom and gloom of recent books on technology and its effects we've covered here lately.

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Inside the Longlist: Entrepreneurship

By Ryan Schleicher, published November 24, 2015, at 1:13 PM in News & Opinion

Ryan Schleicher, who spends his days split between author services, corporate sales, and PR, takes a look inside this year's best Entrepreneurship titles.

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More Awesome Than Money: Four Boys, Three Years, and a Chronicle of Ideals and Ambition in Silicon Valley

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 10, 2015, at 9:00 AM in New Releases

A paperback edition of Jim Dyer's excellent account of "Diasporo," an ambitious social media project that sought (still seeks) to rival the giants and protect privacy.

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The 2015 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Longlist

By Ryan Schleicher, published November 3, 2015, at 8:00 AM in News & Opinion

These 40 books—five selections across eight distinct categories—make up the 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Longlist.

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Getting Beyond Better: How Social Entrepreneurship Works

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 29, 2015, at 12:16 PM in Jack Covert Selects

Roger L. Martin & Sally R. Osberg define and document the growing field of social entrepreneurship.

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Little Rice: Smartphones, Xiaomi, and the Chinese Dream

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 15, 2015, at 12:45 PM in Jack Covert Selects

Clay Shirky dissects the state of globalization and its future by looking at the relationship of people to our smartphones, and the relationship of smartphones to the People's Republic of China.