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Personal Development & Human Behavior


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The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 8, 2016, at 4:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Michael Lewis has delivered what may be his best book yet, one he seems predestined to have written—if only that were a logical possibility.

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The 2016 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Shortlist

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 6, 2016, at 9:15 AM in News & Opinion

These eight books, the top in their category, make up the shortlist for the 2016 800-CEO-READ Business Book Award.

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Inside the Longlist: Personal Development & Human Behavior

By Aaron Schleicher, published December 1, 2016, at 10:00 AM in News & Opinion

The five finalists in the Personal Development & Human Behavior category help us make sense of ourselves and the world around us, to dig deeper and get to work.

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Jo Malone: My Story

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 29, 2016, at 9:00 AM in New Releases

Whether Jo is sharing details of her chaotic childhood, her fight with breast cancer, or the decision to re-invent herself and launch Jo Loves, Jo Malone's determination and down-to-earth approach to life is evident on every page.

Payoff

Payoff: The Hidden Logic That Shapes Our Motivations

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 17, 2016, at 3:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Dan Ariely's new book takes us on a journey into the complex nature of human motivation.

Workwithoutstress

Work Without Stress: Building a Resilient Mindset for Lasting Success

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 4, 2016, at 10:00 AM in Excerpts

An excerpt from Derek Roger and Nick Petrie's Work Without Stress helps us understand the dangers of “toxic achieving.”

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Business Books to Watch in November

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 2, 2016, at 9:00 AM in New Releases

These are some of the titles we'll have our eyes on in November.

Messy

Messy: The Power of Disorder to Transform Our Lives

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 27, 2016, at 3:15 PM in Editor's Choice

Tim Harford explains how embracing the mess, in our lives and ourselves, makes us more creative and productive as individuals, and helps us build more smart and resilient organizations and societies.

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Elite Minds: How Winners Think Differently to Create a Competitive Edge and Maximize Success

By 800-CEO-READ, published September 28, 2016, at 10:30 AM in Excerpts

In his new book, sport psychologist and leadership consultant Dr. Stan Beecham helps us reprogram our brains to reach our full potential.

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Simply Brilliant: How Great Organizations Do Ordinary Things in Extraordinary Ways

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 22, 2016, at 2:45 PM in Editor's Choice

Bill Taylor, founder of Fast Company, reminds us that creativity exists outside of Silicon Valley, and is available to all of us.

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Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life

By 800-CEO-READ, published September 20, 2016, at 10:15 AM in New Releases

Bill Burnett and Dave Evans of the design school at Stanford University have turned their popular course "Designing Your Life" into a book for all of us.

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What Made Me Who I Am

By 800-CEO-READ, published September 8, 2016, at 9:15 AM in New Releases

In his new book, Bernie Swain captures the transformational stories of a generation of leaders he's come to know while representing them at the Washington Speakers Bureau.