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Greatquestionstomorrow

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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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.

Sensemaking

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.

Doughnuteconomics

Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 23, 2017, at 12:30 PM in Editor's Choice

Kate Raworth has written a beautiful and powerful book about the limits and setbacks of current economic dogma, and provides us with a new model to replace it with.

Sensemaking

Business Books to Watch in March

By 800-CEO-READ, published March 1, 2017, at 10:00 AM in New Releases

There is an abundance of great books hitting in March. These are just some of those we'll be cracking the spine on for a closer look.

Superhubs

$uperHubs: How the Financial Elite and their Networks Rule Our World

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 2, 2017, at 10:40 AM in Editor's Choice

Sandra Navidi pulls back the curtain on the financial elite for a personal look at the most powerful individuals, a scientific examination of the network dynamics at play, and an analysis of where it is all headed.

Ownit

Business Books to Watch in January

By 800-CEO-READ, published January 6, 2017, at 11:15 AM in New Releases

These are just some of the books we have our eyes on in January.

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Inside the Longlist: Current Events & Public Affairs

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 7, 2016, at 11:00 AM in News & Opinion

The reality underlying each of our choices for the best Current Events & Public Affairs book of the year is that good business practices can be a balm to society, while bad business practices act as a barrier to progress.

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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.

Extraordinarytime

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.

Mosaicprinciple

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.