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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.




Nextisnow

Next Is Now: 5 Steps for Embracing Change―Building a Business that Thrives into the Future

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 15, 2018, at 12:35 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Lior Arussy, in this excerpt from his new book _Next Is Now_, discusses "The Secret to Employee Engagement."

Usvsthem

Us vs. Them: The Failure of Globalism

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 3, 2018, at 10:14 AM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs

Ian Bremmer's new book is a great resource for making sense of the present political moment, for understanding what has prompted the rise of populism and backlash against globalism.

Friendofafriend

Friend of a Friend . . .: Understanding the Hidden Networks That Can Transform Your Life and Your Career

By Blyth Meier, published May 1, 2018, at 9:15 AM – Filed under:

David Burkus' Friend of a Friend... introduces us to some new thinking on what successful networking can look like.

Dealsthatmadeworld

The Deals That Made the World: Reckless Ambition, Backroom Negotiations, and the Hidden Truths of Business

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 19, 2018, at 2:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Jacques Peretti looks at the world we live in today through the lens of ten business deals that "have ramifications far beyond business," and have been "especially crucial in shaping modern society."

Stopselling

Stop Selling and Start Leading: How to Make Extraordinary Sales Happen

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 9, 2018, at 9:45 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Marketing & Sales

James Kouzes, Barry Posner, and Deb Calvert reveal why, in order to effect change, we have to first believe that we're able to.

Newpower

New Power: How Power Works in Our Hyperconnected World—And How to Make It Work for You

By Blyth Meier, published April 3, 2018, at 2:16 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs

Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms explore one of the more positive by-products of the digital era: the disruption of consolidated power.

Fusion

Fusion: How Integrating Brand and Culture Powers the World's Greatest Companies

By 800-CEO-READ, published March 27, 2018, at 9:15 AM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture, Marketing & Sales

Denise Lee Yohn's new book explains why fusing an organization's culture and brand creates new growth that isn’t possible by simply cultivating one or the other alone.

Howtobreakup

How to Break Up with Your Phone: The 30-Day Plan to Take Back Your Life

By 800-CEO-READ, published March 26, 2018, at 10:32 AM – Filed under: Personal Development & Human Behavior

For those of us that spend too much time looking at our phones and not enough time looking at each other, Catherine Price's newest book is here for us and our struggle to reclaim our time IRL.

Storydriven

Story Driven: You Don't Need to Compete When You Know Who You Are

By Blyth Meier, published March 20, 2018, at 10:36 AM – Filed under: Marketing & Sales

If you want to build a great company, a thriving entrepreneurial venture, or a fulfilling career, Bernadette Jiwa's latest book proves you don't need to compete when you know who you are.

Ceonextdoor

The CEO Next Door: The 4 Behaviors That Transform Ordinary People Into World-Class Leaders

By 800-CEO-READ, published March 6, 2018, at 11:15 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Elena Botelho and Kim Powell explain that "much of what we hear about who gets to the top, and how, is wrong," and give us a clearer picture of how to launch your career to the top.

Typer

Type R: Transformative Resilience for Thriving in a Turbulent World

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 26, 2018, at 10:15 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Ama and Stephanie Marston's new book is about the challenges we face as individuals, family members, leaders, and as a species, and the transformative resilience we need to use those challenges for change.

Shortcutstartup

Shortcut Your Startup: Speed Up Success with Unconventional Advice from the Trenches

By 800-CEO-READ, published January 23, 2018, at 10:00 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Marketing & Sales

In this excerpt, brothers Courtney and Carter Reum discuss five critical factors are fueling the rapid scaling of consumer brands in today’s market