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Bedtime Stories for Managers: Farewell, Lofty Leadership… Welcome, Engaging Management

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 15, 2019, at 2:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Henry Mintzberg offers 42 stories that will challenge and change the conventional wisdom we too often accept about the business world and its role in the society that it's supposed to serve.

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Business Books to Watch in February

By 800-CEO-READ, published February 4, 2019, at 9:00 AM in New Releases

20 books we think our readers may be interested in giving some consideration in February.

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Fiber: The Coming Tech Revolution—and Why America Might Miss It

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 11, 2019, at 3:41 PM in Editor's Choice

Susan Crawford's new book makes the case that upgrading American homes to fiber optic cable connections is not only a business and economic imperative, but a critical social justice issue as well.

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Business Books to Watch in January

By 800-CEO-READ, published January 9, 2019, at 1:00 PM in New Releases

20 business books we will be looking at more closely to start the new year. 

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800-CEO-READ's Bestselling Books of 2018

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 8, 2019, at 11:30 AM in Bestsellers

Taking a look back at our bestsellers in 2018 has once again put me in a reflective state of mind.

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Business Books to Watch in December

By 800-CEO-READ, published December 4, 2018, at 2:00 PM in New Releases

These are ten books we are going to be looking into further here during the month of December.

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The 2018 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Shortlist

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 4, 2018, at 6:00 AM in News & Opinion

The eight books on our shortlist for the business book of the year wrestle with an inflection point in both business and society.

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Questions Are the Answer: A Breakthrough Approach to Your Most Vexing Problems at Work and in Life

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 30, 2018, at 1:27 PM in Editor's Choice

Hal Gregersen's new book is about the power of asking more questions in our organizations, in education, and in our lives.

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Inside the Longlist: Leadership & Strategy

By Sally Haldorson, published November 14, 2018, at 12:00 PM in News & Opinion

Our general manager Sally Haldorson takes a look inside the best books 2018 has to offer on leadership and strategy.

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This Is Marketing: You Can't Be Seen Until You Learn to See

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 9, 2018, at 2:30 PM in Editor's Choice

The best business books humanize business rather than commodify humanity. Seth Godin’s books have always attempted to do that, and his latest does a great job of it.

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The 2018 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Longlist

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 8, 2018, at 9:15 AM in News & Opinion

Our 2018 business book awards longlist rewards 40 books from diverse authors and publishers highlighting the humanity in the genre.

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Make Some Noise: The Unconventional Road to Dominance

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 6, 2018, at 12:00 PM in Excerpts

In this excerpt, Ken Schmidt explains how "misinformation creates all sorts of obvious problems and that it’s just plain wrong to stereotype and judge people by their appearance," and how he overcame the outlaw biker stereotype that plagued Harley-Davidson and changed their reputation.