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Personal Development & Human Behavior


Excellencedividend

The Excellence Dividend: Meeting the Tech Tide with Work That Wows and Jobs That Last

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 6, 2018, at 12:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Tom Peters' latest book is in many ways a culmination of all he has learned over the past half-century, and a reminder of the simplest way to succeed in business: put people first.

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How to Break Up with Your Phone: The 30-Day Plan to Take Back Your Life

By 800-CEO-READ, published March 26, 2018, at 10:32 AM in Excerpts

For those of us that spend too much time looking at our phones and not enough time looking at each other, Catherine Price's newest book is here for us and our struggle to reclaim our time IRL.

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Dying for a Paycheck: How Modern Management Harms Employee Health and Company Performance—and What We Can Do About It

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 16, 2018, at 2:24 PM in Editor's Choice

Jeffrey Pfeffer explains why making employee health and well-being integral to the company’s culture and values is not only good for the employees, but a competitive advantage that is also good for the company’s bottom line.

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The CEO Next Door: The 4 Behaviors That Transform Ordinary People Into World-Class Leaders

By 800-CEO-READ, published March 6, 2018, at 11:15 AM in Excerpts

Elena Botelho and Kim Powell explain that "much of what we hear about who gets to the top, and how, is wrong," and give us a clearer picture of how to launch your career to the top.

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Business Books to Watch in March

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 5, 2018, at 11:15 AM in New Releases

These are the books we'll be digging further into in March.

Secondchance

A Second Chance: For You, For Me, And For The Rest Of Us

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 2, 2018, at 9:00 AM in Editor's Choice

Catherine Hoke knows that doing something wrong doesn’t make you a bad person, and that one's life shouldn’t be defined by the worst thing they’ve ever done. She works every day to make sure that's true for others.

Quirky

Quirky: The Remarkable Story of the Traits, Foibles, and Genius of Breakthrough Innovators Who Changed the World

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 23, 2018, at 1:53 PM in Editor's Choice

Melissa Schilling examines the role of individual genius in innovation, along with how we can cultivate and harness our own and enhance it in the organizations we lead.

Brotopia

Brotopia: Breaking Up the Boys' Club of Silicon Valley

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 9, 2018, at 3:10 PM in Editor's Choice

Emily Chang explains how Silicon Valley became dominated by a certain male stereotype, how it has excluded women, and the promise inherent in changing the culture.

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Business Books to Watch in February 2018

By 800-CEO-READ, published February 6, 2018, at 2:00 PM in New Releases

Here is a list of twenty books we hope to be able to spend time with over the next month.

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That's What She Said: What Men Need to Know (and Women Need to Tell Them) About Working Together

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 2, 2018, at 8:44 AM in Editor's Choice

Joanne Lipman discusses the hidden lives of women at work, how they must recalibrate their behavior in the workplace, and the great benefits of changing that paradigm.

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Type R: Transformative Resilience for Thriving in a Turbulent World

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 26, 2018, at 10:15 AM in Excerpts

Ama and Stephanie Marston's new book is about the challenges we face as individuals, family members, leaders, and as a species, and the transformative resilience we need to use those challenges for change.

Rightwrongstuff

The Right (and Wrong) Stuff: How Brilliant Careers are Made and Unmade

By 800-CEO-READ, published January 22, 2018, at 1:15 PM in New Releases

Carter Cast examines career derailment, advises on how to avoid it, and offers leaders and companies a look at how they can stop compounding the problem.