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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.

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Business Books to Watch in November 2018

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 5, 2018, at 12:00 PM in New Releases

20 books taking on business from many different perspectives that we'll be slowing down to consider in November.

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Connecting the Dots: Lessons for Leadership in a Startup World

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 5, 2018, at 9:00 AM in Excerpts

In this excerpt, former Cicso CEO John Chambers writes about what to do after disaster strikes, and how setbacks can make you stronger.

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The Job: Work and Its Future in a Time of Radical Change

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 2, 2018, at 1:30 PM in Editor's Choice

Ellen Ruppel Shell examines the history of jobs, the increasing disappearance of them, and where we go from here.

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The Book of Beautiful Questions: The Powerful Questions That Will Help You Decide, Create, Connect, and Lead

By 800-CEO-READ, published October 30, 2018, at 12:00 PM in Excerpts

Warren Berger's new book is about "asking the right questions, at the right time, in order to make the best choices when it truly counts."

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The Pan-Industrial Revolution: How New Manufacturing Titans Will Transform the World

By 800-CEO-READ, published October 26, 2018, at 12:00 PM in Excerpts

In this excerpt, best-selling author Richard D’Aveni discusses "How the Rise of 3-D Printing and Additive Manufacturing Will Transform the Job Market."

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Mismatch: How Inclusion Shapes Design

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 19, 2018, at 3:29 PM in Editor's Choice

Kat Holmes tackles the cycles of exclusion that permeate our society with the practice of inclusive design.

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Step Into Your Moxie: Amplify Your Voice, Visibility, and Influence in the World

By 800-CEO-READ, published October 17, 2018, at 9:00 AM in Excerpts

Speaking and leadership coach Alexia Vernon helps us understand "How Boundaries Amplify Moxie (and Empower Leadership)."

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Connecting the Dots: Lessons for Leadership in a Startup World

By 800-CEO-READ, published October 8, 2018, at 10:00 AM in New Releases

The leadership philosophy of John Chambers helped transform Cisco from an industry player into an international technology juggernaut, and he has become one of the world's most influential business leaders along the way.