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Captivology: The Science of Capturing People's Attention

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 25, 2015, at 10:00 AM in Excerpts

Captivology, from the cofounder of venture capital firm DominateFund and former editor of Mashable, teaches us how to get and maintain attention.

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Frugal Innovation: How to Do More With Less by Navi Radjou & Jaideep Prabhu

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 19, 2015, at 9:00 AM in Jack Covert Selects

PublicAffairs and The Economist team up with two brilliant authors to show us how to create more value with the increasingly limited resources available to us.

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Kelly Leonard & Tom Yorton on Business and Books

By Blyth Meier, published February 19, 2015, at 8:58 AM in Interviews

Kelly Leonard & Tom Yorton, authors of Yes, And, talk about the books that have influenced them and what they're reading now.

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A Q&A with Kelly Leonard and Tom Yorton

By Blyth Meier, published February 18, 2015, at 9:45 AM in Interviews

Kelly Leonard and Tom Yorton of The Second City answer our questions about their book Yes, And.

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Kelly Leonard & Tom Yorton

By Blyth Meier, published February 17, 2015, at 11:15 AM in Interviews

Kelly Leonard & Tom Yorton take the secrets of improv from Chicago's famed Second City into the business world to tackle problems with laughter and trust.

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A Beautiful Constraint

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 10, 2015, at 8:51 AM in New Releases

explains how “constraints can be fertile, enabling, desirable"—how they can free us rather than limit us.

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Zombie Loyalists

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 27, 2015, at 9:01 AM in New Releases

From the author that taught us why Nice Companies Finish First comes a book about "Using Great Service to Create Rabid Fans."

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Zombie Loyalists: Using Great Service to Create Rabid Fans

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 27, 2015, at 7:30 AM in Excerpts

Dr. Shanklove: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Zombies with Peter Shankman

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Well-Designed by Jon Kolko

By Blyth Meier, published January 13, 2015, at 10:19 AM in Staff Picks

Jon Kolko’s new offering from Harvard Business Press aims to help conceive, design, and produce better products based on a design process that puts users first.

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What to Do When It's Your Turn by Seth Godin

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 19, 2014, at 1:48 PM in Jack Covert Selects

Seth Godin's new book is a full color, high-end love letter to readers about creativity, creating change, and making something that matters.

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And the Winners Are...

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 9, 2014, at 9:45 AM in News & Opinion

The 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards category winners (and shortlist for the best book of the year) 2014.

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The 5-8-40 Business Gift Book Club

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 17, 2014, at 12:00 PM in News & Opinion

Impress your boss or empower your employees with books to help them grow... or just treat that special business someone in your life.