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Eat Like a Fish: My Adventures as a Fisherman Turned Restorative Ocean Farmer

By Gabbi Cisneros, published May 16, 2019, at 11:30 AM in Staff Picks

The newest member of our marketing team, Gabbi Cisneros, reviews Bren Smith's journey to becoming an ocean farmer.

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From Sabotage to Support: A New Vision for Feminist Solidarity in the Workplace

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 14, 2019, at 9:30 AM in Excerpts

Joy Wiggins and Kami Anderson's new book explores how "patriarchy has created an environment for women to knowingly and unknowingly sabotage each other," and how to build a culture of support instead.

Iterate

Iterate: Ten Lessons in Design and Failure

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 10, 2019, at 1:56 PM in Editor's Choice

John Sharp and Colleen Macklin explore iteration and creativity in both an academic and intensely human manner through ten case studies.

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A Q&A with Rob Walker, Author of The Art of Noticing

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 9, 2019, at 9:00 AM in Interviews

Rob Walker's latest book is "an imaginative, thought-provoking gift book to awaken your senses and attune them to the things that matter in your life."

Latebloomers

Late Bloomers: The Power of Patience in a World Obsessed with Early Achievement

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 3, 2019, at 4:24 PM in Editor's Choice

Rich Karlgaard's new book makes the case that our obsession with early achievement is "shortchanging people and society."

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Business Books to Watch in May

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 2, 2019, at 9:30 AM in New Releases

In order of their release dates, here are 25 books—along with the publishers' descriptions of them, we have our eyes on in May.

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Giving Done Right: Effective Philanthropy and Making Every Dollar Count

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 23, 2019, at 9:00 AM in Excerpts

Phil Buchanan, the president of the Center for Effective Philanthropy, "arms donors with what it takes to do more good more quickly and to avoid predictable errors that lead too many astray."

Falter

Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 19, 2019, at 4:12 PM in Editor's Choice

Bill McKibben lays out the array of challenges facing us as we struggle to ensure a human future, and two very different technologies at our disposal.

Burn

Burn: Using Fire to Cool the Earth

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 11, 2019, at 9:45 AM in Excerpts

In this excerpt, Albert Bates and Kathleen Draper explain the benefits of biochar in Animal Nutraceuticals, and in building soil that increases yields without the deployment of chemical fertilizer.

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Nine Lies About Work: A Freethinking Leader’s Guide to the Real World

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 5, 2019, at 4:50 PM in Editor's Choice

Marcus Buckingham and Ashley Goodall expose nine lies about work that obfuscate the reality of what's going on there, and provide a new way of seeing our businesses and each other.

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Business Books to Watch in April 2019

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 3, 2019, at 9:53 AM in New Releases

In order of their release date, these are 20 books to choose from to kick off your Spring reading.

Biased

Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 2, 2019, at 9:30 AM in Excerpts

Jennifer L. Eberhardt reminds us that "racial bias is a human problem—one all people can play a role in solving," even and especially those who design business and social media platforms.