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Q&A with Steven Clifford, Author of The CEO Pay Machine

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 25, 2017, at 8:47 AM in Interviews

Steven Clifford's new book describes what has caused CEO compensation to explode over the last four decades, how it damages companies, the economy, and our democracy, and what we can do about it.

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Insight: Why We're Not as Self-Aware as We Think, and How Seeing Ourselves Clearly Helps Us Succeed at Work and in Life

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 18, 2017, at 3:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Dr. Tasha Eurich's new book is a sometimes uncomfortable, always powerful eye-opener to what it takes to be truly successful.

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Double Bind: Women on Ambition

By Sally Haldorson, published May 16, 2017, at 11:10 AM in Staff Picks

Robin Romm has edited a book of essays from successful women that takes on "the last feminist taboo"—ambition.

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No One Ever Drowned in Sweat: G.R.I.T. - The Stuff of Leaders and Champions

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 2, 2017, at 9:52 AM in Excerpts

Scott Petinga wants to help you develop the qualities needed to slay giants—to overcome obstacles in both your own life and out in the wider world.

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Business Books to Watch in May

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 1, 2017, at 11:00 AM in New Releases

These are the books we'll have our eyes on in May.

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The Power of Positive Leadership: How and Why Positive Leaders Transform Teams and Organizations and Change the World

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 26, 2017, at 11:46 AM in New Releases

Jon Gordon has had to work hard to become an optimist. His new book will help you accomplish the shift from pessimism to optimism more easily.

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A Q&A with Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant about Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy

By Sally Haldorson, published April 24, 2017, at 11:00 AM in Interviews

Our General Manager, Sally Haldorson, recently sent Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant five carefully considered questions about their new book. They responded in kind.

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Redefining Resilience and Telling a New Life Story: Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant's Option B

By Sally Haldorson, published April 17, 2017, at 11:15 AM in Staff Picks

This is what Option B offers: for the grieving, a guide to recovery and resilience; for the empathetic, a guide to responding and respecting others whose life stories we can’t pretend to know.

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All In: How Women Entrepreneurs Can Think Bigger, Build Sustainable Businesses, and Change the World

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 11, 2017, at 10:15 AM in Excerpts

Stephanie Breedlove's new book is written specifically for women entrepreneurs, but many of its lessons—like how to create a company of owners—are important for all leaders.

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Business Books to Watch in April

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 3, 2017, at 9:59 AM in New Releases

These are the books we'll be digging deeper into in April.

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Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 23, 2017, at 12:30 PM in Editor's Choice

Kate Raworth has written a beautiful and powerful book about the limits and setbacks of current economic dogma, and provides us with a new model to replace it with.

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The Language of Loss is the Language of Life

By Sally Haldorson, published March 20, 2017, at 9:30 AM in Staff Picks

Facing the loss of life requires a new kind of language, one that isn't secret, but shared.