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Wildride

Wild Ride: Inside Uber's Quest for World Domination

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 26, 2017, at 2:56 PM in Editor's Choice

Uber's story is one worth telling and listening to, and we’re fortunate Adam Lashinsky took on the formidable task.

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Q&A with Steven Clifford, Author of The CEO Pay Machine

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 25, 2017, at 8:47 AM in Interviews

Steven Clifford's new book describes what has caused CEO compensation to explode over the last four decades, how it damages companies, the economy, and our democracy, and what we can do about it.

Insight

Insight: Why We're Not as Self-Aware as We Think, and How Seeing Ourselves Clearly Helps Us Succeed at Work and in Life

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 18, 2017, at 3:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Dr. Tasha Eurich's new book is a sometimes uncomfortable, always powerful eye-opener to what it takes to be truly successful.

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Double Bind: Women on Ambition

By Sally Haldorson, published May 16, 2017, at 11:10 AM in Staff Picks

Robin Romm has edited a book of essays from successful women that takes on "the last feminist taboo"—ambition.

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The Land of Enterprise: A Business History of the United States

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 12, 2017, at 9:04 AM in Editor's Choice

Benjamin C. Waterhouse opens up the grand sweep of American history by looking at it from a business perspective.

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The CEO Pay Machine

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 10, 2017, at 9:24 AM in New Releases

Steven Clifford's new book on CEO compensation "demolishes the prevailing business orthodoxy that has led to its enormous and immensely damaging rise."

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The CEO Pay Machine: How it Trashes America and How to Stop it

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 4, 2017, at 2:06 PM in Editor's Choice

Steven Clifford chronicles the inexorable rise of CEO pay, how it harms companies, curbs economic growth, and undermines democracy, and how we can fix it.

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Business Books to Watch in May

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 1, 2017, at 11:00 AM in New Releases

These are the books we'll have our eyes on in May.

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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.

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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.

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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.