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Mindschannel

The Hacking of the American Mind and a World Without Mind

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 8, 2017, at 2:33 PM in Editor's Choice

The inventions of our age baffle the mind—and their potential affects on us and the world are hard to even wrap our heads around. But with the help of Franklin Foer and Robert Lustig, you’ll be able to do just that.

Designthinkinggreatergood

Design Thinking for the Greater Good: Innovation in the Social Sector

By 800-CEO-READ, published September 6, 2017, at 10:00 AM in New Releases

Jeanne Liedtka, Randy Salzman, and Daisy Azer show how collaborative creativity can shake up even the most entrenched bureaucracies.

Memo

Business Books to Watch in September

By 800-CEO-READ, published September 1, 2017, at 10:45 AM in New Releases

These are just 20 of the many promising books being released in September that we'll be taking a closer look at.

Poweronlyness

The Power of Onlyness: Make Your Wild Ideas Mighty Enough to Dent the World

By Sally Haldorson, published August 29, 2017, at 12:00 PM in Staff Picks

Nilofer Merchant’s message is so critical now, calling us to identify what is good in ourselves and to connect with what is good in others so that, together, we can dent the world.  

Fiftyinventions

Fifty Inventions That Shaped the Modern Economy

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 24, 2017, at 1:46 PM in Editor's Choice

Tim Harford has written another great economic history that helps reveal how the modern economy came to be, and the benefits and risks associated with invention.

Leadrightyourcompanytype

Lead Right for Your Company's Type: How to Connect Your Culture with Your Customer Promise

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 27, 2017, at 3:03 PM in Editor's Choice

William Schneider can help you ensure that your enterprise is a living system that is “continually adapting, learning, and developing.”

Perennialseller

Perennial Seller: The Art of Making and Marketing Work that Lasts

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 21, 2017, at 9:48 AM in Editor's Choice

Ryan Holiday has given us a guide to making creative work that lasts—beginning with the creative process itself, through the positioning and marketing of it, to building a platform upon it.

Machienplatformcrowd

Machine, Platform, Crowd: Harnessing Our Digital Future

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 6, 2017, at 3:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson have written a book with real human intelligence, concern, feeling, and values, about how the second machine age is reshaping business.

Onedevice

The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 23, 2017, at 2:07 PM in Editor's Choice

Brian Merchant provides a full history—human, cultural, and technological—of the device that has changed the world.

Leadyourselffirst

Lead Yourself First: Inspiring Leadership Through Solitude

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 16, 2017, at 1:22 PM in Editor's Choice

Raymond M. Kethledge and Michael S. Erwin employ exquisite storytelling to teach us the importance for leaders to carve out some time for solitude.

Wisdomfinance

The Wisdom of Finance: Discovering Humanity in the World of Risk and Return

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 9, 2017, at 10:28 AM in Editor's Choice

Mihir Desai puts values back at the center of value creation by bringing the humanities to bear on finance, and finance to our understanding of our humanity.

Howcyclingcansave

How Cycling Can Save the World

By Blyth Meier, published June 7, 2017, at 2:53 PM in Staff Picks

A manifesto for everyday cycling from The Guardian's Peter Walker is an urgent call for today's world.