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Business Books to Watch in April

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 9, 2018, at 12:00 PM in New Releases

In order of their release dates, these are just 20 of the books that will be the focus of our attentions in April.

Stopselling

Stop Selling and Start Leading: How to Make Extraordinary Sales Happen

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 9, 2018, at 9:45 AM in Excerpts

James Kouzes, Barry Posner, and Deb Calvert reveal why, in order to effect change, we have to first believe that we're able to.

Excellencedividend

The Excellence Dividend: Meeting the Tech Tide with Work That Wows and Jobs That Last

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 6, 2018, at 12:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Tom Peters' latest book is in many ways a culmination of all he has learned over the past half-century, and a reminder of the simplest way to succeed in business: put people first.

Meltdown

Meltdown: Why Our Systems Fail and What We Can Do About It

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 23, 2018, at 2:22 PM in Editor's Choice

Chris Clearfield and András Tilcsik have written a book about the increasing complexity of the world that makes it easy to understand, and oddly enjoyable to read.

Dyingpaycheck

Dying for a Paycheck: How Modern Management Harms Employee Health and Company Performance—and What We Can Do About It

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 16, 2018, at 2:24 PM in Editor's Choice

Jeffrey Pfeffer explains why making employee health and well-being integral to the company’s culture and values is not only good for the employees, but a competitive advantage that is also good for the company’s bottom line.

Broadband

Broad Band: The Untold Story of the Women Who Made the Internet

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 9, 2018, at 3:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Claire Evans tells the story of the computer, and the internet, through the women who developed the languages they speak.

Ceonextdoor

The CEO Next Door: The 4 Behaviors That Transform Ordinary People Into World-Class Leaders

By 800-CEO-READ, published March 6, 2018, at 11:15 AM in Excerpts

Elena Botelho and Kim Powell explain that "much of what we hear about who gets to the top, and how, is wrong," and give us a clearer picture of how to launch your career to the top.

Work

Business Books to Watch in March

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 5, 2018, at 11:15 AM in New Releases

These are the books we'll be digging further into in March.

Secondchance

A Second Chance: For You, For Me, And For The Rest Of Us

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 2, 2018, at 9:00 AM in Editor's Choice

Catherine Hoke knows that doing something wrong doesn’t make you a bad person, and that one's life shouldn’t be defined by the worst thing they’ve ever done. She works every day to make sure that's true for others.

Quirky

Quirky: The Remarkable Story of the Traits, Foibles, and Genius of Breakthrough Innovators Who Changed the World

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 23, 2018, at 1:53 PM in Editor's Choice

Melissa Schilling examines the role of individual genius in innovation, along with how we can cultivate and harness our own and enhance it in the organizations we lead.

Tyrannymetrics

The Tyranny of Metrics

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 16, 2018, at 9:00 AM in Editor's Choice

Jerry Muller pulls the curtain back on the cult of metrics, and attempts to break our fixation on improving the numbers so we can get back to improving the world we live in.

Brotopia

Brotopia: Breaking Up the Boys' Club of Silicon Valley

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 9, 2018, at 3:10 PM in Editor's Choice

Emily Chang explains how Silicon Valley became dominated by a certain male stereotype, how it has excluded women, and the promise inherent in changing the culture.