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Leadership & Strategy


Wildride

Wild Ride: Inside Uber's Quest for World Domination

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 26, 2017, at 2:56 PM in Editor's Choice

Uber's story is one worth telling and listening to, and we’re fortunate Adam Lashinsky took on the formidable task.

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Q&A with Steven Clifford, Author of The CEO Pay Machine

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 25, 2017, at 8:47 AM in Interviews

Steven Clifford's new book describes what has caused CEO compensation to explode over the last four decades, how it damages companies, the economy, and our democracy, and what we can do about it.

Insight

Insight: Why We're Not as Self-Aware as We Think, and How Seeing Ourselves Clearly Helps Us Succeed at Work and in Life

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 18, 2017, at 3:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Dr. Tasha Eurich's new book is a sometimes uncomfortable, always powerful eye-opener to what it takes to be truly successful.

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Good People: The Only Leadership Decision That Really Matters

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 15, 2017, at 9:40 AM in Excerpts

In Good People, Anthony Tjan explains how kindness and caring for others is good for business.

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Legends and Losers Podcast: The Power of Business Books with our General Manager Sally Haldorson

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 10, 2017, at 12:23 PM in News & Opinion

Our General Manager Sally Haldorson talks with Christopher Lochhead about the power of business books, and how "our company is the reverse of an algorithm."

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Problem Solved: A Powerful System for Making Complex Decisions with Confidence and Conviction

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 5, 2017, at 2:58 PM in Excerpts

In this excerpt, Cheryl Strauss Einhorn explains the AREA Method and how it can help you make informed decisions in an uncertain world.

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The CEO Pay Machine: How it Trashes America and How to Stop it

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 4, 2017, at 2:06 PM in Editor's Choice

Steven Clifford chronicles the inexorable rise of CEO pay, how it harms companies, curbs economic growth, and undermines democracy, and how we can fix it.

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One Minute Mentoring: How to Find and Work with a Mentor—And Why You'll Benefit from Being One

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 2, 2017, at 3:07 PM in New Releases

Legendary management guru Ken Blanchard and Claire Diaz-Ortiz, a former Twitter executive and early employee, have teamed up to illustrate why mentoring is the secret ingredient to professional and personal success

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No One Ever Drowned in Sweat: G.R.I.T. - The Stuff of Leaders and Champions

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 2, 2017, at 9:52 AM in Excerpts

Scott Petinga wants to help you develop the qualities needed to slay giants—to overcome obstacles in both your own life and out in the wider world.

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The Power of Positive Leadership: How and Why Positive Leaders Transform Teams and Organizations and Change the World

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 26, 2017, at 11:46 AM in New Releases

Jon Gordon has had to work hard to become an optimist. His new book will help you accomplish the shift from pessimism to optimism more easily.

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The High-Potential Leader: How to Grow Fast, Take on New Responsibilities, and Make an Impact

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 24, 2017, at 9:12 AM in Excerpts

Ram Charan offers real-world lessons and actionable advice that is relevant to both well-seasoned leaders and those just beginning their careers.

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Victory Through Organization: Why the War for Talent is Failing Your Company and What You Can Do about It

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 21, 2017, at 2:46 PM in New Releases

Dave Ulrich demonstrates that organizational success isn’t just about the talent a company has―it’s about how the collective organization makes the individual talent better.