Innovation & Creativity


Draw Your Big Idea: The Ultimate Creativity Tool for Turning Thoughts Into Action and Dreams Into Reality

By 800-CEO-READ, published June 21, 2016, at 9:00 AM in New Releases

Heather Willems and Nora Herting have packaged the best lessons from their last 10 years of business into a new book.


The Founder’s Mentality: How to Overcome the Predictable Crises of Growth

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 16, 2016, at 1:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Chris Zook and James Allen have a new book on strategy, and is the first of theirs that turns the company focus inward.


That's Not How We Do It Here!: A Story about How Organizations Rise and Fall—And Can Rise Again

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 2, 2016, at 1:00 PM in Editor's Choice

John Kotter and Holger Rathgeber take us out into the desert of Africa to teach us some valuable lessons about leadership and change.


Visual Intelligence: Sharpen Your Perception, Change Your Life

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 19, 2016, at 1:59 PM in Editor's Choice

Amy E. Herman has turned her wildly successful class on the art of perception into a book perfectly suited for observing, surviving, and getting the most out of business and in life today's fast moving and ever-changing world.


The Power Paradox: How We Gain and Lose Influence

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 18, 2016, at 9:30 AM in Excerpts

Dacher Keltner has written a "revolutionary and timely reconsideration of everything we know about power."


Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin Is Changing Money, Business, and the World

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 12, 2016, at 10:00 AM in Editor's Choice

In Blockchain Revolution, Don and Alex Tapcott have provided laypeople with a primer on a technology that is on the verge of transforming the world.


The Purpose Effect: Building Meaning in Yourself, Your Role and Your Organization

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 10, 2016, at 10:00 AM in New Releases

Dan Pontefract provides a blueprint to build a stable, three-legged stool for our business and business lives, balanced on three crucial areas of purpose: individual, workplace role, and organizational.


Making It in America: A 12-Point Plan for Growing Your Business and Keeping Jobs at Home

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 10, 2016, at 9:45 AM in Excerpts

John D. Bassett reveals the "private thinking and our fresh leadership approach" that allowed Vaughan-Bassett Furniture to keep production in America as the rest of the industry moved it overseas, and not only survive, but thrive in that environment.

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You Got This!: Unleash Your Awesomeness, Find Your Path, and Change Your World

By Blyth Meier, published April 28, 2016, at 10:30 AM in Staff Picks

Maya S. Penn's must-read young adult business book is the perfect way to celebrate today's Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.

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A Q&A with Charles Duhigg, author of Smarter Faster Better

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 26, 2016, at 10:00 AM in Interviews

Charles Duhigg's first book, The Power of Habit, changed the way we view how habits form and how they change. His new book, Smarter Faster Better, released last month, is having a similar impact in the areas of motivation and performance. We sent him some questions about it all.


Door to Door: The Magnificent, Maddening, Mysterious World of Transportation

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 21, 2016, at 12:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Edward Humes takes us on a fascinating journey through the intricacies and implications of our modern transportation network.


Connectography: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 19, 2016, at 11:00 AM in Excerpts

A lover of maps from an early age, Parag Khanna talks about how to view and navigate the world "when both the 'death of globalization' and the 'age of hyper-globalization' are heralded with equal confidence."