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One of the ongoing questions in the life of a reader is, what should I read next. We’re here to help you answer that question, following the constant flood of books being released in the business genre and filtering the best of them here for you to discover.




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The Geography of Genius: A Search for the World's Most Creative Places from Ancient Athens to Silicon Valley

By Blyth Meier, published January 7, 2016, at 8:58 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Management & Workplace Culture

Eric Weiner's new book is an informed romp through history that will start a national conversation about the importance of culture in nurturing creativity.

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More Awesome Than Money: Four Boys, Three Years, and a Chronicle of Ideals and Ambition in Silicon Valley

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 10, 2015, at 9:00 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Narrative & Biography

A paperback edition of Jim Dyer's excellent account of "Diasporo," an ambitious social media project that sought (still seeks) to rival the giants and protect privacy.

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The Evolution of Everything: How New Ideas Emerge

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 4, 2015, at 11:00 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity

Bestselling author Matt Ridley explains why "bottom-up progress through evolution is far more crucial" than top-down efforts to push ideas and innovation.

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Little Rice: Smartphones, Xiaomi, and the Chinese Dream

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 13, 2015, at 2:00 PM – Filed under:

Clay Shirky spends a year in China chronicling China's (specifically cell phone maker Xiaomi's) attempt to be a tech originator—and what it means for the future course of globalization.

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Good Profit: How Creating Value for Others Built One of the World's Most Successful Companies

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 13, 2015, at 1:30 PM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy

You've heard the name Charles G. Koch before, but not quite like this. In Good Profit, the management system of Koch Industries is revealed by it's powerful CEO.

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Works Well with Others: An Outsider's Guide to Shaking Hands, Shutting Up, Handling Jerks, and Other Crucial Skills in Business That No One Ever Teaches You

By Ryan Schleicher, published October 8, 2015, at 4:15 PM – Filed under: Personal Development & Human Behavior

Ross McCannon sets out to get us passed the awkwardness and stress or workplace living.

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Think Big, Act Bigger: The Rewards of Being Relentless

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 2, 2015, at 3:00 PM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

With his third book, Jeffrey Hayzlett teaches us to be unapologetically ourselves, and use that self to make big moves in business and life.

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The Challenger Customer: Selling to the Hidden Influencer Who Can Multiply Your Results

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 30, 2015, at 10:00 AM – Filed under: Marketing & Sales

The authors of The Challenger Sale (#1 bestselling sales book of the past decade and a 2011 WSJ bestseller) reveal a bold new approach to selling in the age of consensus

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Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear

By Blyth Meier, published September 25, 2015, at 10:02 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Personal Development & Human Behavior

The author of Eat, Pray, Love is back with a transformative nonfiction treatise on creativity.

Shakyground

Shaky Ground: The Strange Saga of the U.S. Mortgage Giants

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 14, 2015, at 9:00 AM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs

Financial journalist Bethany McLean tackles one of strangest unsolved mysteries of the global financial crisis: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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Xbox Revisited: A Game Plan for Civic and Corporate Renewal

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 11, 2015, at 10:15 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy

Robbie Bach, Microsoft’s former Chief Xbox Officer and President of Entertainment and Devices, takes on change in business and civic institutions.

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The Silo Effect: The Peril of Expertise and the Promise of Breaking Down Barriers

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 2, 2015, at 9:00 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

Gillian Tett shows how our tendency to create silos hinders our work, and how some people and organizations can break those silos down.