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Bill Taylor Interview from OnMilwaukee.com

By 800-CEO-READ, published October 26, 2006, at 4:00 PM in News & Opinion

I wanted to repost the great interview that our friends at OnMilwaukee. com did with Bill Taylor. They wrote this leading up to the live event we had two weeks ago.

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Guy K's Q&A with Poll(a)y

By 800-CEO-READ, published October 9, 2006, at 5:43 PM in News & Opinion

Guy Kawasaki has Ten Questions with Polly LaBarre, co-author of Mavericks At Work. My favorite is: Question: How does gender play into maverick-dom? Answer: Some of the most powerfully inspiring and effective mavericks we know are women.

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It's All Magic

By 800-CEO-READ, published October 3, 2006, at 2:37 PM in News & Opinion

That sometimes what business feels like. Two books this fall are using magic as the means to deliver their message. Andy Cohen, new author, ad exectuive and expert magician, has written Follow The Other Hand: A Remarkable Fable That Will Energize Your Business, Profits, and Life.

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An Elegant Book

By 800-CEO-READ, published October 2, 2006, at 10:05 PM in News & Opinion

I am 100 pages into The Elegant Solution by Matthew May. I just like this book. I like the message.

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Books on Blogs - 9/12/06

By 800-CEO-READ, published September 12, 2006, at 3:36 PM in News & Opinion

If you read the blogs that I do, here are the books you would have seen mentioned over the last week or two: Curt at The Occupational Adventure is reading Energy Addict: 101 Physical, Mental, & Spiritual Ways to Energize Your Life by Jon Gordon. He says he is adding it to the list of book he regularly recommends to clients. Paul at the Idea Sandbox talks through the six factors that made Walt Disney successful.

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Listening to S***

By Jack, published August 9, 2006, at 3:14 PM in News & Opinion

A while ago the WSJ had an article about John Hammond. For you non-music folks John Hammond literally discovered some of the greatest talents of the twentieth century. Little known people like Billy Holiday, Bob Dylan, Aretha Franklin, Count Basie, Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Ray Vaughan.

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Get Back In The Box - Rushkoff on other books

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 4, 2006, at 1:29 PM in News & Opinion

This is the final post in a series on Doug Rushkoff's Get Back In the Box. In my last installment, I thought I would highlight his mention of other business books. Rushkoff has no hesitation about calling people out.

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Get Back In The Box - It's OK To Have Fun

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 4, 2006, at 1:55 AM in News & Opinion

This is the fourth in a series on Doug Rushkoff's Get Back In The Box. The final theme I want to discuss is the importance Rushhoff puts on play. He says Apple is the company it is because Jobs let people have fun.

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Get Back In The Box - People Need People

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 2, 2006, at 10:11 PM in News & Opinion

This is the third post in a series on Doug Rushkoff's Get Box In The Box. Rushkoff's next theme is the concept of Social Currency. This is his way of talking about word-of-mouth and comes at it from the authentic angle.

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Get Back In the Box - All The Connections

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 1, 2006, at 3:38 PM in News & Opinion

This is post number two in a series on Doug Rushkoff's Get Back In The Box. The next important theme is his chapter titled The Networked Reality. Here he makes a variety of points on how the media and the net are changing people's view of the world.

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Citizen Innovation

By 800-CEO-READ, published July 31, 2006, at 3:45 PM in News & Opinion

HBS Working Knowledge has a Q&A with HBS professor Carliss Baldwin. She has been doing work on the citizen innovation with Eric von Hippel and Christopher Hienerth. I think the piece has some interesting things to say the idea of user innovation.

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Get Back In The Box - Know Your Business Better

By 800-CEO-READ, published July 31, 2006, at 2:35 PM in News & Opinion

I have a pile of books that sits on my desk that I promise myself I will get to. Doug Rushkoff's Get Box In The Box has been there for awhile. I finally picked it up and liked what I found.