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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.

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The Leader's Bookshelf

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 20, 2017, at 9:02 AM in Excerpts

If you think you have read a lot for your job, let me introduce you to the bookshelf of General James Mattis.

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All In: How Women Entrepreneurs Can Think Bigger, Build Sustainable Businesses, and Change the World

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 11, 2017, at 10:15 AM in Excerpts

Stephanie Breedlove's new book is written specifically for women entrepreneurs, but many of its lessons—like how to create a company of owners—are important for all leaders.

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The Chessboard and the Web: Strategies of Connection in a Networked World

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 7, 2017, at 1:00 PM in Editor's Choice

In her new book, Anne-Marie Slaughter gives us a new both/and paradigm with which to view the world.

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Business Books to Watch in April

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 3, 2017, at 9:59 AM in New Releases

These are the books we'll be digging deeper into in April.

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The Imagination Gap

By 800-CEO-READ, published March 28, 2017, at 12:15 PM in Excerpts

In his new book, The Imagination Gap, Brian Reich argues that imagination provides a window into the world of what is possible.

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Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 23, 2017, at 12:30 PM in Editor's Choice

Kate Raworth has written a beautiful and powerful book about the limits and setbacks of current economic dogma, and provides us with a new model to replace it with.