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Innovation & Creativity


Sustainabilityedge

The Sustainability Edge: How to Drive Top-Line Growth with Triple-Bottom-Line Thinking

By 800-CEO-READ, published December 30, 2016, at 10:30 AM in New Releases

Suhas Apte and Jagdish N. Sheth explain why pursuing sustainability is the most effective way to gain a sustainable and consistent competitive advantage in business.

Rest

Rest: Why You Get More Done When You Work Less

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 22, 2016, at 1:45 PM in Editor's Choice

Alex Soojung-Kim Pang delivers a timely message that rest needs to be deliberate, or our work will become debilitating

Winlosing

Win At Losing: How Our Biggest Setbacks Can Lead To Our Greatest Gains

By 800-CEO-READ, published December 20, 2016, at 10:00 AM in Excerpts

Sam Weinman explains why many who emerge from the depths of a failed business tend to be better off from the experience.

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The 2016 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Shortlist

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 6, 2016, at 9:15 AM in News & Opinion

These eight books, the top in their category, make up the shortlist for the 2016 800-CEO-READ Business Book Award.

Rethink

Rethink: The Surprising History of New Ideas

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 1, 2016, at 3:30 PM in Editor's Choice

Steven Poole asks us to maintain a healthy skepticism, to suspend both belief and disbelief, and to keep thinking by rethinking.

Wonderland

Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 23, 2016, at 12:45 PM in Editor's Choice

Steven Johnson's new history of how we got to now is an exploration of ideas and attitudes, invention, art and whimsy.

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Inside the Longlist: Innovation & Creativity

By Michael, published November 23, 2016, at 10:15 AM in News & Opinion

The five finalists in the Innovation & Creativity category span styles and subject matter, but all do one thing well: make learning interesting.

Mosaicprinciple

The Mosaic Principle: The Six Dimensions of a Remarkable Life and Career

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 3, 2016, at 2:30 PM in Editor's Choice

Nick Lovegrove makes a compelling argument against specialization and for greater breadth of knowledge and understanding.

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Business Books to Watch in November

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 2, 2016, at 9:00 AM in New Releases

These are some of the titles we'll have our eyes on in November.

Messy

Messy: The Power of Disorder to Transform Our Lives

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 27, 2016, at 3:15 PM in Editor's Choice

Tim Harford explains how embracing the mess, in our lives and ourselves, makes us more creative and productive as individuals, and helps us build more smart and resilient organizations and societies.

Competingagainstluck

Competing Against Luck: The Story of Innovation and Customer Choice

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 7, 2016, at 11:15 AM in Editor's Choice

Clayton Christensen changed the world of business with his theory of disruptive innovation. His “Theory of Jobs to Be Done” may be even bigger.

Competingagainstluck

Competing Against Luck: The Story of Innovation and Customer Choice

By 800-CEO-READ, published October 4, 2016, at 12:00 PM in Excerpts

In his new book, Clayton Christensen—one of the giants of business thought and business books—offers a new theory of innovation.