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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.




Greatteams

Great Teams: 16 Things High Performing Organizations Do Differently

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 28, 2016, at 1:30 PM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

Don Yaeger mixes sports and business to provide some insightful lessons on teams and culture.

Forlovemoney

For the Love of Money: A Memoir

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 21, 2016, at 2:45 PM – Filed under: Biography & Narrative, Current Events & Public Affairs, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Sam Polk takes us on a walk through Wall Street, and through a rich inner life that forced him to leave it at the height of success.

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Who Cooked Adam Smith's Dinner?: A Story of Women and Economics

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 14, 2016, at 1:45 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Management & Workplace Culture

Katrine Marçal gives us a better understanding of economics by doing something that seems obvious, including the historical perspective and labor of women.

Artthinking

Art Thinking: How to Carve Out Creative Space in a World of Schedules, Budgets, and Bosses

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 7, 2016, at 2:00 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Amy Whitaker takes us on a journey through art and business that is both technical and profound.

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Invisible Influence: The Hidden Forces that Shape Behavior

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 1, 2016, at 11:30 AM – Filed under:

In his new book, Jonah Berger tells us how profoundly our decisions and behaviors are affected by those around us, and how to navigate and use that "invisible influence."

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: Biography & Narrative, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

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: Biography & Narrative, Current Events & Public Affairs, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

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.

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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.

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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, Biography & Narrative, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

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.