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Business Books to Watch in January

By 800-CEO-READ, published January 9, 2019, at 1:00 PM in New Releases

20 business books we will be looking at more closely to start the new year. 

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800-CEO-READ's Bestselling Books of 2018

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 8, 2019, at 11:30 AM in Bestsellers

Taking a look back at our bestsellers in 2018 has once again put me in a reflective state of mind.

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55, Underemployed, and Faking Normal: Your Guide to a Better Life

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 4, 2019, at 3:06 PM in Editor's Choice

Elizabeth White has written a book that we believe can help a good part of a generation, and those that follow it, adapt to a new normal of financial instability as the social contract has been upended.

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Inside the Longlist: Narrative & Biography 2018

By Rebecca Schwartz, published December 19, 2018, at 9:00 AM in News & Opinion

Company owner and CEO Rebecca Schwartz looks inside the covers of the top five Narrative & Biography books of 2018.

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The 2018 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Shortlist

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 4, 2018, at 6:00 AM in News & Opinion

The eight books on our shortlist for the business book of the year wrestle with an inflection point in both business and society.

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The 2018 Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 13, 2018, at 12:00 PM in News & Opinion

Bad Blood has been named the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year.

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The 2018 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Longlist

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 8, 2018, at 9:15 AM in News & Opinion

Our 2018 business book awards longlist rewards 40 books from diverse authors and publishers highlighting the humanity in the genre.

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Make Some Noise: The Unconventional Road to Dominance

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 6, 2018, at 12:00 PM in Excerpts

In this excerpt, Ken Schmidt explains how "misinformation creates all sorts of obvious problems and that it’s just plain wrong to stereotype and judge people by their appearance," and how he overcame the outlaw biker stereotype that plagued Harley-Davidson and changed their reputation.

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Business Books to Watch in November 2018

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 5, 2018, at 12:00 PM in New Releases

20 books taking on business from many different perspectives that we'll be slowing down to consider in November.

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The Job: Work and Its Future in a Time of Radical Change

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 2, 2018, at 1:30 PM in Editor's Choice

Ellen Ruppel Shell examines the history of jobs, the increasing disappearance of them, and where we go from here.

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Silicon City: San Francisco in the Long Shadow of the Valley

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 12, 2018, at 3:28 PM in Editor's Choice

Cary McClelland follows in the great oral tradition of Studs Terkel to bring us up to date on what's happening on the ground in America's most impactful city and region.

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It Doesn't Have to Be Crazy at Work

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 5, 2018, at 2:04 PM in Editor's Choice

Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson know that it doesn't have to be crazy at work, because they've created a company of calm in the midst of the industry that brought the culture of crazy upon us all.