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The 2015 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Shortlist

By Ryan Schleicher, published December 8, 2015, at 8:58 AM in News & Opinion

In which we announce our eight category winners, which become the finalists for our book of the year.

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Black Box Thinking: Why Most People Never Learn from Their Mistakes—But Some Do

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 19, 2015, at 1:23 PM in Jack Covert Selects

In his new book, Matthew Syed explains how mistakes and failures can be used to drive progress and innovation.

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Inside the Longlist: General Business

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 10, 2015, at 11:00 AM in News & Opinion

We begin taking a closer look at the books in the 2015 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards longlist by looking at five in the General Business category.

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Why Should Anyone Work Here: What It Takes to Create an Authentic Organization

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 5, 2015, at 11:20 AM in Jack Covert Selects

Rob Goffee and Gareth Jones talk about how the "old paradigm has flipped" with regards to organizations and employment, and authenticity is an organizational advantage all should tap into.

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The 2015 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Longlist

By Ryan Schleicher, published November 3, 2015, at 8:00 AM in News & Opinion

These 40 books—five selections across eight distinct categories—make up the 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Longlist.

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The Go-Giver: A Little Story About A Powerful Business Idea

By Michael, published October 21, 2015, at 10:00 AM in Staff Picks

Bob Burg and John David Mann played an interesting role in bringing our Special Projects Manager Michael Jantz to our company. Michael explains.

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Little Rice: Smartphones, Xiaomi, and the Chinese Dream

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 15, 2015, at 12:45 PM in Jack Covert Selects

Clay Shirky dissects the state of globalization and its future by looking at the relationship of people to our smartphones, and the relationship of smartphones to the People's Republic of China.

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A Q&A with Brian Solis

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 7, 2015, at 1:00 PM in Interviews

Brian Solis talks to us about experience architecture, how to implement it throughout a company, and get it right throughout the customer's journey with your company.

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Think Big, Act Bigger: The Rewards of Being Relentless

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 2, 2015, at 3:00 PM in New Releases

With his third book, Jeffrey Hayzlett teaches us to be unapologetically ourselves, and use that self to make big moves in business and life.

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The Silo Effect: The Peril of Expertise and the Promise of Breaking Down Barriers

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 24, 2015, at 8:00 AM in Jack Covert Selects

In her new book, Gillian Tett teaches us how to master silos so that they won't master us.

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The Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award Shortlist

By Ryan Schleicher, published September 23, 2015, at 1:45 PM in News & Opinion

One of the premier business book awards announces its shortlist.