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Visualintelligence

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.

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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."

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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."

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The Gray Rhino: How to Recognize and Act on the Obvious Dangers We Ignore

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 7, 2016, at 12:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Michele Wucker's new book helps us avoid crisis by engaging more thoroughly with reality, recognizing obvious threats and our own biases, and working to overcome them.

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NARRATIVES

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 1, 2016, at 3:12 PM in The 100 Best Business Books of All Time

Six industry tales of both fortune and failure.

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INNOVATION AND CREATIVITY

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 1, 2016, at 2:30 PM in The 100 Best Business Books of All Time

Insight into the process of developing new ideas.