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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.




Deviate

Deviate: The Science of Seeing Differently

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 25, 2017, at 11:27 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Innovation & Creativity

Beau Lotto's new book is about the evolutionary, physiological underpinnings of our perception, and "shows that the next big innovation is not a new technology: it is a new way of seeing."

Highpotentailleader

The High-Potential Leader: How to Grow Fast, Take on New Responsibilities, and Make an Impact

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 24, 2017, at 9:12 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

Ram Charan offers real-world lessons and actionable advice that is relevant to both well-seasoned leaders and those just beginning their careers.

Leadersbookshelf

The Leader's Bookshelf

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 20, 2017, at 9:02 AM – Filed under: Biography & Narrative, Leadership & Strategy

If you think you have read a lot for your job, let me introduce you to the bookshelf of General James Mattis.

Greatquestionstomorrow

The Great Questions of Tomorrow: The Ideas that Will Remake the World

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 18, 2017, at 10:00 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity

David Rothkopf's new book confronts profound questions about the nature of disruption on human behavior, creativity, economic activity, and human understanding that our shaping our collective future.

Allin

All In: How Women Entrepreneurs Can Think Bigger, Build Sustainable Businesses, and Change the World

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 11, 2017, at 10:15 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Stephanie Breedlove's new book is written specifically for women entrepreneurs, but many of its lessons—like how to create a company of owners—are important for all leaders.

Imaginationgap

The Imagination Gap

By 800-CEO-READ, published March 28, 2017, at 12:15 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy

In his new book, The Imagination Gap, Brian Reich argues that imagination provides a window into the world of what is possible.

Attitude

Attitude: Develop a Winning Mindset On and Off the Court

By 800-CEO-READ, published February 28, 2017, at 10:00 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

With March Madness just around the corner, we have an excerpt from a new book by Jay Wright, head coach of last year's champion, Villanova.

Senserespond

Sense and Respond: How Successful Organizations Listen to Customers and Create New Products Continuously

By 800-CEO-READ, published February 15, 2017, at 9:45 AM – Filed under:

Jeff Gothelf and Josh Seiden explain that a "new level of volatility and uncertainty is one of the side effects of the digital revolution" and tell us businesses must become "sensing organizations," and "need new ways to respond."

Effectiveexecutive

The Effective Executive: The Definitive Guide to Getting the Right Things Done

By 800-CEO-READ, published January 24, 2017, at 1:00 PM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

The 50th Anniversary of Peter Drucker's seminal book is being released today.

Winlosing

Win At Losing: How Our Biggest Setbacks Can Lead To Our Greatest Gains

By 800-CEO-READ, published December 20, 2016, at 10:00 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Innovation & Creativity, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Sam Weinman explains why many who emerge from the depths of a failed business tend to be better off from the experience.

Swiped

Swiped: How to Protect Yourself in a World Full of Scammers, Phishers, and Identity Thieves

By 800-CEO-READ, published December 19, 2016, at 12:55 PM – Filed under:

In Chapter 7 of his new book on protecting yourself from identity theft, Adam Levin describes Ann Cavoukian’s seven principles of privacy by design

Drawwin

Draw to Win: A Crash Course on How to Lead, Sell, and Innovate with Your Visual Mind

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 15, 2016, at 9:00 AM – Filed under:

Dan Roam explains why our oldest technologies is still one of our best.