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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.




Buildingnewamericaneconomy

Building the New American Economy: Smart, Fair, and Sustainable

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 16, 2017, at 2:36 PM – Filed under:

Renowned economist Jeffrey Sachs has written a book “to explore the economic choices facing the United States and the world at the start of the new administration of Donald Trump and the new Congress."

Stretch

Stretch: Unlock the Power of Less—and Achieve More Than You Ever Imagined

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 10, 2017, at 2:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Innovation & Creativity

Scott Sonenshein teaches us how to shift mindsets and use the resources we already have more creatively instead of constantly seeking more.

Superhubs

$uperHubs: How the Financial Elite and their Networks Rule Our World

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 2, 2017, at 10:40 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs

Sandra Navidi pulls back the curtain on the financial elite for a personal look at the most powerful individuals, a scientific examination of the network dynamics at play, and an analysis of where it is all headed.

Creativechange

Creative Change: Why We Resist It … How We Can Embrace It

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 26, 2017, at 2:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives

We have incredibly complicated and complex challenges to address and overcome in this world—none more so than our own psychology. Jennifer Mueller's new book comes at the perfect time to help us do just that.

Ownit

Own It: The Power of Women at Work

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 19, 2017, at 2:30 PM – Filed under:

Sallie Krawcheck wants women to stop trying to act like men in the workplace, to recognize and leverage their power as women in the workplace and the world.

Smartcollaboration

Smart Collaboration: How Professionals and Their Firms Succeed by Breaking Down Silos

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 5, 2017, at 2:15 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

Heidi K. Gardner's book helps us transform our outlook and our organization from a hammer into a toolbox.

Booksliving

Books for Living

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 29, 2016, at 1:00 PM – Filed under:

Will Schwalbe has written memoir of a life lived intimately with books and people, and a manifesto for all readers.

Rest

Rest: Why You Get More Done When You Work Less

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 22, 2016, at 1:45 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Innovation & Creativity, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Alex Soojung-Kim Pang delivers a timely message that rest needs to be deliberate, or our work will become debilitating

Signalstalking

The Signals Are Talking: Why Today’s Fringe Is Tomorrow’s Mainstream

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 16, 2016, at 1:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives

Futurist Amy Webb teaches us to decipher the signals popping up on the fringes of culture and society and what they mean for our industries and organizations.

Undoingproject

The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 8, 2016, at 4:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Biography & Narrative, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Michael Lewis has delivered what may be his best book yet, one he seems predestined to have written—if only that were a logical possibility.

Rethink

Rethink: The Surprising History of New Ideas

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 1, 2016, at 3:30 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Innovation & Creativity

Steven Poole asks us to maintain a healthy skepticism, to suspend both belief and disbelief, and to keep thinking by rethinking.

Wonderland

Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 23, 2016, at 12:45 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Innovation & Creativity

Steven Johnson's new history of how we got to now is an exploration of ideas and attitudes, invention, art and whimsy.