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Biography & Narrative


Disruptyou

Disrupt You!: Master Personal Transformation, Seize Opportunity, and Thrive in the Era of Endless Innovation

By Blyth Meier, published July 7, 2015, at 9:06 AM in Excerpts

Digital media innovator Jay Samit investigates disruption's lessons for the entrepreneur.

Misfiteconomy

The Misfit Economy: Lessons in Creativity from Pirates, Hackers, Gangsters, and Other Informal Entrepreneurs

By Blyth Meier, published June 29, 2015, at 1:36 PM in Excerpts

Alexa Clay & Kyra Maya Phillips look for innovation in the worlds of black, grey, and informal economies.

Greatdisruption

The Great Disruption: How Business Is Coping with Turbulent Times

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 19, 2015, at 11:00 AM in Staff Picks

Adrian Woolridge's Shumpeter column for The Economist has been mined for the best material and published as a book.

Misfiteconomy

The Misfit Economy: Lessons in Creativity from Pirates, Hackers, Gangsters and Other Informal Entrepreneurs

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 19, 2015, at 8:00 AM in New Releases

Alexa Clay and Kyra Maya Phillips' new book is already being touted by some as one of the best of the year.

Iambecauseyouare

Authors On the Road - Ubuntu Education Fund & Kiva

By Aaron Schleicher, published June 18, 2015, at 9:30 AM in News & Opinion

The philanthropists featured were "on the road" long before they were authors, and are changing the world as they make their way through it.

Automaticcustomer

The Automatic Customer by John Warrillow

By Blyth Meier, published May 6, 2015, at 9:00 AM in Staff Picks

A nuts-and-bolts overview of the subscription business model for those ready to put pen to paper.

Standout

Stand Out: How to Find Your Breakthrough Idea and Build a Following Around It

By Michael, published April 30, 2015, at 9:00 AM in Jack Covert Selects

Dorie Clark returns with new wisdom on building your reputation as a thought leader. Find your idea—find your audience.

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Do the Kind Thing by Daniel Lubetzky

By Aaron Schleicher, published April 2, 2015, at 9:30 AM in Jack Covert Selects

Daniel Lubetzky's Do the Kind Thing is a great tale of a profitable, mission-driven business, and a great reminder to stick to our foundational values.

Artstart2.0

The Art of the Start 2.0

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 3, 2015, at 8:30 AM in New Releases

Guy Kawasaki has totally overhauled his iconic book, The Art of the Start, an essential guide for anyone starting anything.

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And the Winners Are...

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 9, 2014, at 9:45 AM in News & Opinion

The 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards category winners (and shortlist for the best book of the year) 2014.

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The 5-8-40 Business Gift Book Club

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 17, 2014, at 12:00 PM in News & Opinion

Impress your boss or empower your employees with books to help them grow... or just treat that special business someone in your life.

Chineserules

Chinese Rules

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 4, 2014, at 9:32 PM in Excerpts

Tim Clissold's Mr. China is one of the great books on China's rise. He is now back with a new book, Chinese Rules, to update the situation there.