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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.




Meaningfulwork

Meaningful Work: A Quest to Do Great Business, Find Your Calling, and Feed Your Soul

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 14, 2017, at 11:00 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Biography & Narrative, Current Events & Public Affairs, Leadership & Strategy

Founder Shawn Askinosie, along with CMO Lawren Askinosie, tells us the secret of Askinosie Chocolate’s success—in addition, of course, to its honestly sourced cocoa.

Unbranding

Unbranding: 100 Branding Lessons for the Age of Disruption

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 17, 2017, at 2:00 PM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Marketing & Sales

Scott and Alison Stratten keep us focused on the human fundamentals of business, on what really matters, even if how we communicate them may change in the digital era.

Thingsarewhatyoumake

Things Are What You Make of Them: Life Advice for Creatives

By 800-CEO-READ, published October 11, 2017, at 10:00 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Innovation & Creativity

Adam J. Kurtz offers insights and inspiration for anyone who makes art (or anything else).

Entrepreneurialyou

Entrepreneurial You: Monetize Your Expertise, Create Multiple Income Streams, and Thrive

By 800-CEO-READ, published October 3, 2017, at 2:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Innovation & Creativity, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Dorie Clark has penned a hands-on guide to building a portfolio of revenue streams, both traditional and online, so that you can liberate yourself financially and shape your own career destiny.

Creatinggreatchoices

Creating Great Choices: A Leader's Guide to Integrative Thinking

By 800-CEO-READ, published September 19, 2017, at 10:30 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Jennifer Riel and Roger Martin write about the importance of creating room for understanding, and the empathy that grows from it—one of three core principles at the heart of a better decision-making process.

Streampunks

Streampunks: Youtube and the Rebels Remaking Media

By 800-CEO-READ, published September 12, 2017, at 10:00 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity

YouTube’s chief business officer, Robert Kyncl, and Google speechwriter Maany Peyvan have teamed up to take you on a revelatory ride through the new media rebellion that is reshaping our world.

Strategicstoryteller

The Strategic Storyteller: Content Marketing in the Age of the Educated Consumer

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 28, 2017, at 10:30 AM – Filed under: Marketing & Sales

Alexander Jutkowtiz explains what a French diplomat, Japanese corporations, and Orson Welles can teach us about content marketing and culture change.

Nobsguide

No B.S. Guide to Powerful Presentations: The Ultimate No Holds Barred Plan to Sell Anything with Webinars, Online Media, Speeches, and Seminars

By 800-CEO-READ, published June 13, 2017, at 9:31 AM – Filed under: Marketing & Sales

Dan Kennedy and Dustin Mathews tell us why knowledge of your audience is the first step in creating an effective, powerful presentation.

Inspirationcode bookcover

The Inspiration Code: How the Best Leaders Energize People Every Day

By 800-CEO-READ, published June 2, 2017, at 9:21 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy

Kristi Hedges discusses one big question she posed—and the reaction to it by thousands of leaders over time—that inspired her to write The Inspiration Code.

Goodpeople

Good People: The Only Leadership Decision That Really Matters

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 15, 2017, at 9:40 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

In Good People, Anthony Tjan explains how kindness and caring for others is good for business.

Problemsolved

Problem Solved: A Powerful System for Making Complex Decisions with Confidence and Conviction

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 5, 2017, at 2:58 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Leadership & Strategy

In this excerpt, Cheryl Strauss Einhorn explains the AREA Method and how it can help you make informed decisions in an uncertain world.

Nooneeverdrownedsweat

No One Ever Drowned in Sweat: G.R.I.T. - The Stuff of Leaders and Champions

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 2, 2017, at 9:52 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Scott Petinga wants to help you develop the qualities needed to slay giants—to overcome obstacles in both your own life and out in the wider world.