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Wildride

Wild Ride: Inside Uber's Quest for World Domination

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 26, 2017, at 2:56 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Biography & Narrative, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Marketing & Sales, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Uber's story is one worth telling and listening to, and we’re fortunate Adam Lashinsky took on the formidable task.

Landenterprise

The Land of Enterprise: A Business History of the United States

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 12, 2017, at 9:04 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Biography & Narrative, Current Events & Public Affairs

Benjamin C. Waterhouse opens up the grand sweep of American history by looking at it from a business perspective.

Ceopaymachine

The CEO Pay Machine: How it Trashes America and How to Stop it

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 4, 2017, at 2:06 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy

Steven Clifford chronicles the inexorable rise of CEO pay, how it harms companies, curbs economic growth, and undermines democracy, and how we can fix it.

Movefastbreakthings

Move Fast and Break Things: How Facebook, Google, and Amazon Cornered Culture and Undermined Democracy

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 21, 2017, at 2:45 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Innovation & Creativity

Jonathan Taplin's new book asks us to reconsider the virtues and values of the digital economy, and how we can rebuild it on more decentralized, democratic values.

Newurbancrisis

The New Urban Crisis: How Our Cities Are Increasing Inequality, Deepening Segregation, and Failing the Middle Class—and What We Can Do About It

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 14, 2017, at 9:00 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives

Richard Florida's new book deepens his thoughts on the economic power of urbanism, detailing its negative consequences as well as its continued promise.

Chessboardweb

The Chessboard and the Web: Strategies of Connection in a Networked World

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 7, 2017, at 1:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Leadership & Strategy

In her new book, Anne-Marie Slaughter gives us a new both/and paradigm with which to view the world.

Sensemaking

Sensemaking: The Power of the Humanities in the Age of the Algorithm

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 31, 2017, at 12:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs

Christian Madsbjerg's new book helps us make more sense of the world by encouraging us to include all the data in our decisions, human and technical.

Doughnuteconomics

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

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 23, 2017, at 12:30 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

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.

Timetalentenergy

Time, Talent, Energy: Overcome Organizational Drag and Unleash Your Team’s Productive Power

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 16, 2017, at 1:47 PM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy

Bain partners Michael C. Mankins and Eric Garton explain how to increase productivity by focusing on the organization instead of the individual.

Sparkgrind

The Spark and the Grind: Ignite the Power of Disciplined Creativity

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 9, 2017, at 3:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Innovation & Creativity

Erik Wahl's new book is sure to create sparks of an idea and inspiration to follow it, as well as teaching you how to grind them out and keep creating more.

Transformationalconsumer

The Transformational Consumer: Fuel a Lifelong Love Affair with Your Customers by Helping Them Get Healthier, Wealthier, and Wiser

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 2, 2017, at 3:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Marketing & Sales

Tara-Nicholle Nelson helps us create life-long relationships with our customers by servicing their aspirations rather than feeding their addictions.