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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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Quirky: The Remarkable Story of the Traits, Foibles, and Genius of Breakthrough Innovators Who Changed the World

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 23, 2018, at 1:53 PM in Editor's Choice

Melissa Schilling examines the role of individual genius in innovation, along with how we can cultivate and harness our own and enhance it in the organizations we lead.

Tyrannymetrics

The Tyranny of Metrics

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 16, 2018, at 9:00 AM in Editor's Choice

Jerry Muller pulls the curtain back on the cult of metrics, and attempts to break our fixation on improving the numbers so we can get back to improving the world we live in.