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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.




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

Cowgirlpower

Cowgirl Power: How to Kick Ass in Business and Life

By 800-CEO-READ, published January 9, 2018, at 10:59 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

In this excerpt, Gay Gaddis—CEO and Founder of T3—explains how to make your own rules and take on the mantle of leadership.

Influenceeffect

The Influence Effect: A New Path to Power for Women Leaders

By 800-CEO-READ, published December 27, 2017, at 12:00 PM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

The four partners at Flynn Heath Holt Leadership propose a different approach to maneuvering through office politics.

Fearlessgrowth

Fearless Growth: The New Rules to Stay Competitive, Foster Innovation, and Dominate Your Markets

By 800-CEO-READ, published December 12, 2017, at 12:00 PM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Marketing & Sales

Amanda Setili explains how embracing uncertainty can help your business achieve fearless growth.

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, Current Events & Public Affairs, Leadership & Strategy, Narrative & Biography

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.