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800-CEO-READ has been following business books more closely than any other company in the world for over thirty years. Our experience in and knowledge of business books allows us to put the latest releases and trends in a larger context for our readers, and our editorial director reviews the latest and greatest books in the genre each and every week of the year.




Pathwayspossibility

Pathways to Possibility: Transforming Our Relationship with Ourselves, Each Other, and the World

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 24, 2016, at 9:50 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Rosamund Stone Zander's follow up to her classic book, The Art of Possibility, teaches us about the entrenched stories we tell ourselves that hold us back, and helps us find pathways to a more mature.

Foundersmentality

The Founder’s Mentality: How to Overcome the Predictable Crises of Growth

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 16, 2016, at 1:00 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Narrative & Biography

Chris Zook and James Allen have a new book on strategy, and is the first of theirs that turns the company focus inward.

Eccentricorbits

Eccentric Orbits: The Iridium Story

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 9, 2016, at 10:30 AM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Narrative & Biography

Veteran investigative journalist John Bloom tells the story of Iridium, which is by turns ambitious, stranger than fiction, cautionary, and instructive, and always completely engrossing.

Tnhwdh

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

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 2, 2016, at 1:00 PM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy

John Kotter and Holger Rathgeber take us out into the desert of Africa to teach us some valuable lessons about leadership and change.

Greatsonleadership

The Greats on Leadership: Classic Wisdom for Modern Managers

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 26, 2016, at 1:00 PM – Filed under:

Jocelyn Davis uses great literature to impart invaluable lessons on leadership.

Visualintelligence

Visual Intelligence: Sharpen Your Perception, Change Your Life

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 19, 2016, at 1:59 PM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

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.

Blockchainrevolution

Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin Is Changing Money, Business, and the World

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 12, 2016, at 10:00 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Narrative & Biography

In Blockchain Revolution, Don and Alex Tapcott have provided laypeople with a primer on a technology that is on the verge of transforming the world.

Grit

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 5, 2016, at 12:45 PM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

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.

Callings

Callings: The Purpose and Passion of Work

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 28, 2016, at 12:45 PM – Filed under:

Dave Isay and StoryCorps carry the torch of Studs Terkel and advance the oral history of American workers of all stripes in the new book, Callings.

Doordoor

Door to Door: The Magnificent, Maddening, Mysterious World of Transportation

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 21, 2016, at 12:00 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Management & Workplace Culture

Edward Humes takes us on a fascinating journey through the intricacies and implications of our modern transportation network.

Performancebreakthrough

Performance Breakthrough: A Radical Approach to Success at Work

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 14, 2016, at 1:30 PM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

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

Grayrhino

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 – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

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.