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Innovation & Creativity


Simplybrilliant

Simply Brilliant: How Great Organizations Do Ordinary Things in Extraordinary Ways

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 22, 2016, at 2:45 PM in Editor's Choice

Bill Taylor, founder of Fast Company, reminds us that creativity exists outside of Silicon Valley, and is available to all of us.

Designingyourlife

Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life

By 800-CEO-READ, published September 20, 2016, at 10:15 AM in New Releases

Bill Burnett and Dave Evans of the design school at Stanford University have turned their popular course "Designing Your Life" into a book for all of us.

Utopiacreepy

Utopia is Creepy: And Other Provocations

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 8, 2016, at 12:30 PM in Editor's Choice

Nicholas Carr reminds us that digital utopianism is just like all the utopias that came before it—unrealistic and a little creepy.

Managinggray

Business Books to Watch in September

By 800-CEO-READ, published September 2, 2016, at 10:30 AM in New Releases

These are just some of the great business books being released in September.

Scrappy

Scrappy: A Little Book about Choosing to Play Big

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 25, 2016, at 2:00 PM in Editor's Choice

In her new book, Terri Sjodin helps us stop making excuses and start getting scrappy in pursuit of our goals.

Unmistakable

Unmistakable: Why Only Is Better Than Best

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 4, 2016, at 1:15 PM in Editor's Choice

Srinivas Rao acts as our guide to the creative life, and helps us understand that it's the ride of a lifetime.

100best

A Monstrous (and Most Welcome) Regiment of Women: Changing the Conversation

By Sally Haldorson, published August 2, 2016, at 11:00 AM in The 100 Best Business Books of All Time

Our General Manager Sally Haldorson's name has been added to the cover of the third edition of The 100 Best Business Books of All Time, and she has pulled more women into the conversation along with her.

Artthinking

Art Thinking: How to Carve Out Creative Space in a World of Schedules, Budgets, and Bosses

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 7, 2016, at 2:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Amy Whitaker takes us on a journey through art and business that is both technical and profound.

Pathwayspossibility

Pathways to Possibility: Transforming Our Relationship with Ourselves, Each Other, and the World

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 24, 2016, at 9:50 AM in Editor's Choice

Rosamund Stone Zander's follow up to her classic book, The Art of Possibility, teaches us about the entrenched stories we tell ourselves that hold us back, and helps us find pathways to a more mature.

Drawyourbigidea

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.

Foundersmentality

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.

Tnhwdh

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.