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Finding the right book at the right moment can be life changing. Picking up the wrong one is a waste of time and money. To know which it will be, you need to start reading. We help you get started by bringing you excerpts of the latest books so you can find the right one for you.




Makesomenoise

Make Some Noise: The Unconventional Road to Dominance

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 6, 2018, at 12:00 PM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Marketing & Sales, Narrative & Biography

In this excerpt, Ken Schmidt explains how "misinformation creates all sorts of obvious problems and that it’s just plain wrong to stereotype and judge people by their appearance," and how he overcame the outlaw biker stereotype that plagued Harley-Davidson and changed their reputation.

Connectingdots

Connecting the Dots: Lessons for Leadership in a Startup World

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 5, 2018, at 9:00 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy

In this excerpt, former Cicso CEO John Chambers writes about what to do after disaster strikes, and how setbacks can make you stronger.

Bookbeautifulquestions

The Book of Beautiful Questions: The Powerful Questions That Will Help You Decide, Create, Connect, and Lead

By 800-CEO-READ, published October 30, 2018, at 12:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Warren Berger's new book is about "asking the right questions, at the right time, in order to make the best choices when it truly counts."

Panindustrialrevolution

The Pan-Industrial Revolution: How New Manufacturing Titans Will Transform the World

By 800-CEO-READ, published October 26, 2018, at 12:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

In this excerpt, best-selling author Richard D’Aveni discusses "How the Rise of 3-D Printing and Additive Manufacturing Will Transform the Job Market."

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Step Into Your Moxie: Amplify Your Voice, Visibility, and Influence in the World

By 800-CEO-READ, published October 17, 2018, at 9:00 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Speaking and leadership coach Alexia Vernon helps us understand "How Boundaries Amplify Moxie (and Empower Leadership)."

Darkhorse

Dark Horse: Achieving Success Through the Pursuit of Fulfillment

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 9, 2018, at 10:45 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Innovation & Creativity

Todd Rose and Ogi Ogas have written a book "premised upon the conviction that we are entering a new epoch demanding a very different formula for success."

Straighttalk

Straight Talk for Startups: 100 Insider Rules for Beating the Odds—From Mastering the Fundamentals to Selecting Investors, Fundraising, Managing Boards, and Achieving Liquidity

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 9, 2018, at 10:44 AM – Filed under:

Randy Komisar and Jantoon Reigersman ask budding entrepreneurs the most important question of all: Why are you doing this?

Creativecurve

The Creative Curve: How to Develop the Right Idea, at the Right Time

By 800-CEO-READ, published July 18, 2018, at 11:52 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity

In this excerpt, Allen Gannet—a Forbes and Inc. “30 Under 30” awardee—explores The Sitcom Secret to Creative Success.

Neverstoplearning

Never Stop Learning: Stay Relevant, Reinvent Yourself, and Thrive

By Blyth Meier, published June 26, 2018, at 8:24 AM – Filed under: Personal Development & Human Behavior

In his new book, Bradley R. Staats explains how one of the keys to life-long learning is simply being true to yourself.

Neveragain

#NeverAgain: A New Generation Draws the Line

By Blyth Meier, published June 19, 2018, at 9:52 AM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs

Survivors of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School share The Parkland Manifesto for reducing deaths from gun violence.

Powerpositiveteam

The Power of a Positive Team: Proven Principles and Practices That Make Great Teams Great

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 12, 2018, at 10:30 AM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

Jon Gordon knows that positive teams don’t happen by accident, so he put his prolific pen to work to help with some practical, everyday ways to get there.

Leadingclarity

Leading Clarity: The Breakthrough Strategy to Unleash People, Profit, and Performance

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 24, 2018, at 10:24 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

Brad Deuster's new book shows us how "inside the box" thinking leverages real-world limitations to spark greater creativity.