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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.




Utopiacreepy

Utopia is Creepy: And Other Provocations

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 8, 2016, at 12:30 PM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity

Nicholas Carr reminds us that digital utopianism is just like all the utopias that came before it—unrealistic and a little creepy.

Pre suasion

Pre-Suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 1, 2016, at 2:15 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Marketing & Sales

Robert Cialdini is back more than thirty years after his classic, Influence, with a new book on the topic from another

Scrappy

Scrappy: A Little Book about Choosing to Play Big

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 25, 2016, at 2:00 PM – Filed under: Biography & Narrative, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

In her new book, Terri Sjodin helps us stop making excuses and start getting scrappy in pursuit of our goals.

Stopspending

Stop Spending, Start Managing: Strategies to Transform Wasteful Habits

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 18, 2016, at 1:00 PM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy

Tanya Menon & Leigh Thompson offer counterintuitive and sometimes unconventional wisdom to help leaders invest their time, effort, and money in the right places.

Leadershipheadlines

Leadership in the Headlines: Insider Insights Into How Leaders Lead

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 11, 2016, at 9:15 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy

Andrew Hill's new book is a great blend of perspective and prescription that ends up much more than a sum of its parts.

Unmistakable

Unmistakable: Why Only Is Better Than Best

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 4, 2016, at 1:15 PM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Srinivas Rao acts as our guide to the creative life, and helps us understand that it's the ride of a lifetime.

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.

Whocookedadamsmithsdinner

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.