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Gigged

Gigged: The End of the Job and the Future of Work

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 15, 2018, at 3:39 PM in Editor's Choice

Sarah Kessler writes of the rise and fall of the gig economy, with a nod toward what the future of work might look like and the choices we'll need to make and hard work we'll need to put in to build it.

Powerpositiveteam

The Power of a Positive Team: Proven Principles and Practices That Make Great Teams Great

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 12, 2018, at 10:30 AM in Excerpts

Jon Gordon knows that positive teams don’t happen by accident, so he put his prolific pen to work to help with some practical, everyday ways to get there.

Dreamteams

Dream Teams: Working Together Without Falling Apart

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 8, 2018, at 2:27 PM in Editor's Choice

Shane Snow has written a great book about the power of teams that is rooted in the American experience and the better angels of our nature.

Creativecurve

Business Books to Watch in June

By 800-CEO-READ, published June 5, 2018, at 1:53 PM in New Releases

Twenty books we'll be looking at more closely in the month of June. 

Badblood

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 25, 2018, at 12:45 PM in Editor's Choice

John Carreyrou's new book is in part a story about truly atrocious leadership and management, and a powerful reminder of the importance and power of a free press.

Inpraisewastingtime

In Praise of Wasting Time

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 18, 2018, at 2:02 PM in Editor's Choice

Alan Lightman takes us on an exploration of time and our inner lives that we can use to reclaim our mental health and creativity.

Askamanager

10 Books for New Graduates

By Blyth Meier, published May 9, 2018, at 11:21 AM in Staff Picks

These ten books make perfect gifts for your new grads, as they begin to navigate the Rest of Their Lives.

Highspeedempire

High-Speed Empire: Chinese Expansion and the Future of Southeast Asia

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 4, 2018, at 8:50 AM in Editor's Choice

Will Doig's book on Chinese expansion is a quick and concise guide through that terrain that will take you just a few hours.

Usvsthem

Us vs. Them: The Failure of Globalism

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 3, 2018, at 10:14 AM in Excerpts

Ian Bremmer's new book is a great resource for making sense of the present political moment, for understanding what has prompted the rise of populism and backlash against globalism.

Einsteinsboss

Business Books to Watch in May

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 2, 2018, at 12:00 PM in New Releases

In order of their release dates, these are just some of the books we're hoping to get to know better in May.

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.