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Leadership & Strategy


Youcantknowitall

You Can't Know It All: Leading in the Age of Deep Expertise

By 800-CEO-READ, published June 18, 2019, at 12:00 PM in Excerpts

Wanda T. Wallace explains how to be a leader without being an expert in her handbook for "novices and experienced managers alike."

Giftstruggle

The Gift of Struggle: Life-Changing Lessons About Leading

By 800-CEO-READ, published June 12, 2019, at 9:00 AM in Excerpts

Bobby Herrera, CEO of Populus Group, shares the very real parallels he found between climbing a mountain and putting a team together in business.

Speechpolice

Speech Police: The Global Struggle to Govern the Internet

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 7, 2019, at 3:06 PM in Editor's Choice

David Kaye's new book addresses how the internet has changed from a decentralized platform for free expression into a stream of propaganda, hate speech, and disinformation, and how to turn back the tide.

Technologytrap

Business Books to Watch in June

By 800-CEO-READ, published June 5, 2019, at 1:30 PM in New Releases

In order of their release dates, these are some of the books we'll be exploring further in June.

Artquietinfluence

The Art of Quiet Influence: Timeless Wisdom for Leading without Authority

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 7, 2019, at 11:00 AM in Excerpts

Jocelyn Davis' new book shows "anyone, not just bosses, how to use influence without authority, a key mindfulness principle, to get things done at work and in life."

Latebloomers

Late Bloomers: The Power of Patience in a World Obsessed with Early Achievement

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 3, 2019, at 4:24 PM in Editor's Choice

Rich Karlgaard's new book makes the case that our obsession with early achievement is "shortchanging people and society."

Businessplatforms

Business Books to Watch in May

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 2, 2019, at 9:30 AM in New Releases

In order of their release dates, here are 25 books—along with the publishers' descriptions of them, we have our eyes on in May.

Givingdoneright

Giving Done Right: Effective Philanthropy and Making Every Dollar Count

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 23, 2019, at 9:00 AM in Excerpts

Phil Buchanan, the president of the Center for Effective Philanthropy, "arms donors with what it takes to do more good more quickly and to avoid predictable errors that lead too many astray."

Timcook

Tim Cook: The Genius Who Took Apple to the Next Level

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 16, 2019, at 11:00 AM in Excerpts

Leander Kahney's new book "tells the inspiring story of how one man attempted to replace someone irreplaceable, and—through strong, humane leadership, supply chain savvy, and a commitment to his values—succeeded more than anyone had thought possible."

Nineliesaboutwork

Nine Lies About Work: A Freethinking Leader’s Guide to the Real World

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 5, 2019, at 4:50 PM in Editor's Choice

Marcus Buckingham and Ashley Goodall expose nine lies about work that obfuscate the reality of what's going on there, and provide a new way of seeing our businesses and each other.

Balancebs

Business Books to Watch in April 2019

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 3, 2019, at 9:53 AM in New Releases

In order of their release date, these are 20 books to choose from to kick off your Spring reading.

Whydosomany

Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders?: (And How to Fix It)

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 15, 2019, at 1:59 PM in Editor's Choice

Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic's HBR article, "Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders?" has become one of the most read in recent years. There is a reason for that, and an answer to the question he poses.