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Greatamericanoutpost

Great American Outpost: Dreamers, Mavericks, and the Making of an Oil Frontier

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 27, 2018, at 3:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Maya Rao writes about "the ways in which the largest oil rush in modern US history wrestled with ephemeral and lasting interests, scam and legitimacy, and the power and failings of free enterprise."

Whenthewolves

When the Wolves Bite: Two Billionaires, One Company, and an Epic Wall Street Battle

By Blyth Meier, published April 24, 2018, at 8:52 AM in New Releases

Scott Wapner's new book is a fast-paced and cautionary tale about the power that, ten years after the financial crisis, still lives in the hands of a precious few.

Newpower

New Power: How Power Works in Our Hyperconnected World—and How to Make It Work for You

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 20, 2018, at 3:45 PM in Editor's Choice

Jeremy Heimans & Henry Timms detail how technology-enabled collaboration and mass participation are enabling a new power that is changing the world before our very eyes.

Dealsthatmadeworld

The Deals That Made the World: Reckless Ambition, Backroom Negotiations, and the Hidden Truths of Business

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 19, 2018, at 2:00 PM in Excerpts

Jacques Peretti looks at the world we live in today through the lens of ten business deals that "have ramifications far beyond business," and have been "especially crucial in shaping modern society."

Efficiencyparadox

Business Books to Watch in April

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 9, 2018, at 12:00 PM in New Releases

In order of their release dates, these are just 20 of the books that will be the focus of our attentions in April.

Excellencedividend

The Excellence Dividend: Meeting the Tech Tide with Work That Wows and Jobs That Last

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 6, 2018, at 12:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Tom Peters' latest book is in many ways a culmination of all he has learned over the past half-century, and a reminder of the simplest way to succeed in business: put people first.

Newpower

New Power: How Power Works in Our Hyperconnected World—And How to Make It Work for You

By Blyth Meier, published April 3, 2018, at 2:16 PM in Excerpts

Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms explore one of the more positive by-products of the digital era: the disruption of consolidated power.

Meltdown

Meltdown: Why Our Systems Fail and What We Can Do About It

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 23, 2018, at 2:22 PM in Editor's Choice

Chris Clearfield and András Tilcsik have written a book about the increasing complexity of the world that makes it easy to understand, and oddly enjoyable to read.

Dyingpaycheck

Dying for a Paycheck: How Modern Management Harms Employee Health and Company Performance—and What We Can Do About It

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 16, 2018, at 2:24 PM in Editor's Choice

Jeffrey Pfeffer explains why making employee health and well-being integral to the company’s culture and values is not only good for the employees, but a competitive advantage that is also good for the company’s bottom line.

Broadband

Broad Band: The Untold Story of the Women Who Made the Internet

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 9, 2018, at 3:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Claire Evans tells the story of the computer, and the internet, through the women who developed the languages they speak.

Work

Business Books to Watch in March

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 5, 2018, at 11:15 AM in New Releases

These are the books we'll be digging further into in March.

Secondchance

A Second Chance: For You, For Me, And For The Rest Of Us

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 2, 2018, at 9:00 AM in Editor's Choice

Catherine Hoke knows that doing something wrong doesn’t make you a bad person, and that one's life shouldn’t be defined by the worst thing they’ve ever done. She works every day to make sure that's true for others.