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Leadership & Strategy


Scrappy

Scrappy: A Little Book about Choosing to Play Big

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 25, 2016, at 2:00 PM in Editor's Choice

In her new book, Terri Sjodin helps us stop making excuses and start getting scrappy in pursuit of our goals.

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Scrappy: A Little Book about Choosing to Play Big

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 24, 2016, at 10:00 AM in New Releases

Terri Sjodin tells the stories of extraordinary-ordinary people who got scrappy to reach seemingly elusive goals while saving time, money, and sanity in the process.

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Stop Spending, Start Managing: Strategies to Transform Wasteful Habits

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 18, 2016, at 1:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Tanya Menon & Leigh Thompson offer counterintuitive and sometimes unconventional wisdom to help leaders invest their time, effort, and money in the right places.

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Leadership in the Headlines: Insider Insights Into How Leaders Lead

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 11, 2016, at 9:15 AM in Editor's Choice

Andrew Hill's new book is a great blend of perspective and prescription that ends up much more than a sum of its parts.

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A Monstrous (and Most Welcome) Regiment of Women: Changing the Conversation

By Sally Haldorson, published August 2, 2016, at 11:00 AM in The 100 Best Business Books of All Time

Our General Manager Sally Haldorson's name has been added to the cover of the third edition of The 100 Best Business Books of All Time, and she has pulled more women into the conversation along with her.

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Great Teams: 16 Things High Performing Organizations Do Differently

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 28, 2016, at 1:30 PM in Editor's Choice

Don Yaeger mixes sports and business to provide some insightful lessons on teams and culture.

Artthinking

Art Thinking: How to Carve Out Creative Space in a World of Schedules, Budgets, and Bosses

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 7, 2016, at 2:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Amy Whitaker takes us on a journey through art and business that is both technical and profound.

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Achieving Longevity: How Great Firms Prosper Through Entrepreneurial Thinking

By 800-CEO-READ, published June 30, 2016, at 2:15 PM in New Releases

The dean of Calgary’s Haskayne School of Business, Jim Dewald, is concerned that "business leaders … have lost touch with the all-important entrepreneurial spirit that drove growth and prosperity in the past," and has written a book to remedy it.

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Pathways to Possibility: Transforming Our Relationship with Ourselves, Each Other, and the World

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 24, 2016, at 9:50 AM in Editor's Choice

Rosamund Stone Zander's follow up to her classic book, The Art of Possibility, teaches us about the entrenched stories we tell ourselves that hold us back, and helps us find pathways to a more mature.

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The Founder’s Mentality: How to Overcome the Predictable Crises of Growth

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 16, 2016, at 1:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Chris Zook and James Allen have a new book on strategy, and is the first of theirs that turns the company focus inward.

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Eccentric Orbits: The Iridium Story

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 9, 2016, at 10:30 AM in Editor's Choice

Veteran investigative journalist John Bloom tells the story of Iridium, which is by turns ambitious, stranger than fiction, cautionary, and instructive, and always completely engrossing.

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That's Not How We Do It Here!: A Story about How Organizations Rise and Fall—And Can Rise Again

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 2, 2016, at 1:00 PM in Editor's Choice

John Kotter and Holger Rathgeber take us out into the desert of Africa to teach us some valuable lessons about leadership and change.