Personal Development & Human Behavior


That's Not How We Do It Here!: A Story about How Organizations Rise and Fall—And Can Rise Again

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 31, 2016, at 9:00 AM in New Releases

Renowned author John Kotter has a new book out, along with some special bonus material if you pre-order before June 7.


Visual Intelligence: Sharpen Your Perception, Change Your Life

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 19, 2016, at 1:59 PM in Editor's Choice

Amy E. Herman has turned her wildly successful class on the art of perception into a book perfectly suited for observing, surviving, and getting the most out of business and in life today's fast moving and ever-changing world.


The Power Paradox: How We Gain and Lose Influence

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 18, 2016, at 9:30 AM in Excerpts

Dacher Keltner has written a "revolutionary and timely reconsideration of everything we know about power."


The Purpose Effect: Building Meaning in Yourself, Your Role and Your Organization

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 10, 2016, at 10:00 AM in New Releases

Dan Pontefract provides a blueprint to build a stable, three-legged stool for our business and business lives, balanced on three crucial areas of purpose: individual, workplace role, and organizational.


Failed It!: How to Turn Mistakes Into Ideas and Other Advice for Successfully Screwing Up

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 9, 2016, at 9:00 AM in Excerpts

In his new book, Erik Kessels celebrates the fine art of making mistakes and moving ideas.


Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 5, 2016, at 12:45 PM in Editor's Choice

Angela Duckworth has written a book that teaches us all how to maximize our talent and, perhaps, make the world a little happier place to live in the process.


Born for This, and The Atomic Weight of Love (for What You Do)

By Sally Haldorson, published April 27, 2016, at 1:00 PM in Staff Picks

In Born for This, Chris Guilllebeau has given us a primer on "any number of scenarios that create job dissatisfaction, and reveals tips and tricks on how to make a change."

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A Q&A with Charles Duhigg, author of Smarter Faster Better

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 26, 2016, at 10:00 AM in Interviews

Charles Duhigg's first book, The Power of Habit, changed the way we view how habits form and how they change. His new book, Smarter Faster Better, released last month, is having a similar impact in the areas of motivation and performance. We sent him some questions about it all.


Performance Breakthrough: A Radical Approach to Success at Work

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 14, 2016, at 1:30 PM in Editor's Choice

Cathy Salit provides us with tools to keep growing, and teaches us how to take on new roles and mindsets as individuals and organizations.


The Gray Rhino: How to Recognize and Act on the Obvious Dangers We Ignore

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 7, 2016, at 12:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Michele Wucker's new book helps us avoid crisis by engaging more thoroughly with reality, recognizing obvious threats and our own biases, and working to overcome them.

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By 800-CEO-READ, published April 1, 2016, at 3:36 PM in The 100 Best Business Books of All Time

Guiding and directing the people around you.

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By 800-CEO-READ, published April 1, 2016, at 3:34 PM in The 100 Best Business Books of All Time

Seven lives. Unlimited lessons.