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Leadership & Strategy


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.

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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.

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Business Books to Watch in February 2018

By 800-CEO-READ, published February 6, 2018, at 2:00 PM in New Releases

Here is a list of twenty books we hope to be able to spend time with over the next month.

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That's What She Said: What Men Need to Know (and Women Need to Tell Them) About Working Together

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 2, 2018, at 8:44 AM in Editor's Choice

Joanne Lipman discusses the hidden lives of women at work, how they must recalibrate their behavior in the workplace, and the great benefits of changing that paradigm.

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Type R: Transformative Resilience for Thriving in a Turbulent World

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 26, 2018, at 10:15 AM in Excerpts

Ama and Stephanie Marston's new book is about the challenges we face as individuals, family members, leaders, and as a species, and the transformative resilience we need to use those challenges for change.

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Herding Tigers: Be the Leader That Creative People Need

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 25, 2018, at 3:07 PM in Editor's Choice

Todd Henry's new book is about how to lead teams of creative people with structure and principles.

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The Reading List of Tom Peters

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 24, 2018, at 11:30 AM in News & Opinion

Tom Peters, the author most responsible for popularizing the business book genre, shares what he's reading these days.

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Shortcut Your Startup: Speed Up Success with Unconventional Advice from the Trenches

By 800-CEO-READ, published January 23, 2018, at 10:00 AM in Excerpts

In this excerpt, brothers Courtney and Carter Reum discuss five critical factors are fueling the rapid scaling of consumer brands in today’s market

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The Right (and Wrong) Stuff: How Brilliant Careers are Made and Unmade

By 800-CEO-READ, published January 22, 2018, at 1:15 PM in New Releases

Carter Cast examines career derailment, advises on how to avoid it, and offers leaders and companies a look at how they can stop compounding the problem.

Treatingpeoplewell

Treating People Well: The Extraordinary Power of Civility at Work and in Life

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 12, 2018, at 1:59 PM in Editor's Choice

Lea Berman and Jeremy Bernard's book is about much more than their time as social secretaries in the White House. It is about how we can all work better together.

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Cowgirl Power: How to Kick Ass in Business and Life

By 800-CEO-READ, published January 9, 2018, at 10:59 AM in Excerpts

In this excerpt, Gay Gaddis—CEO and Founder of T3—explains how to make your own rules and take on the mantle of leadership.