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Q&A with Steven Clifford, Author of The CEO Pay Machine

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 25, 2017, at 8:47 AM in Interviews

Steven Clifford's new book describes what has caused CEO compensation to explode over the last four decades, how it damages companies, the economy, and our democracy, and what we can do about it.

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Insight: Why We're Not as Self-Aware as We Think, and How Seeing Ourselves Clearly Helps Us Succeed at Work and in Life

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 18, 2017, at 3:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Dr. Tasha Eurich's new book is a sometimes uncomfortable, always powerful eye-opener to what it takes to be truly successful.

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Good People: The Only Leadership Decision That Really Matters

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 15, 2017, at 9:40 AM in Excerpts

In Good People, Anthony Tjan explains how kindness and caring for others is good for business.

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Legends and Losers Podcast: The Power of Business Books with our General Manager Sally Haldorson

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 10, 2017, at 12:23 PM in News & Opinion

Our General Manager Sally Haldorson talks with Christopher Lochhead about the power of business books, and how "our company is the reverse of an algorithm."

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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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Business Books to Watch in May

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 1, 2017, at 11:00 AM in New Releases

These are the books we'll have our eyes on in May.

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A Q&A with Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant about Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy

By Sally Haldorson, published April 24, 2017, at 11:00 AM in Interviews

Our General Manager, Sally Haldorson, recently sent Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant five carefully considered questions about their new book. They responded in kind.

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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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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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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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Business Books to Watch in March

By 800-CEO-READ, published March 1, 2017, at 10:00 AM in New Releases

There is an abundance of great books hitting in March. These are just some of those we'll be cracking the spine on for a closer look.