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Legends and Losers Podcast: The Power of Business Books with our General Manager Sally Haldorson

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 10, 2017, at 12:23 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Publishing Industry, The Company

Our General Manager Sally Haldorson talks with Christopher Lochhead about the power of business books, and how "our company is the reverse of an algorithm."

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The 2016 800-CEO-READ Business Books Awards and Industry Party

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 18, 2017, at 11:00 AM – Filed under:

We were in New York City last week to host our friends and colleagues in the publishing industry.

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The 2016 800-CEO-READ Business Book of the Year

By Sally Haldorson, published January 12, 2017, at 7:31 PM – Filed under:

800-CEO-READ has selected What Works: Gender Equality by Design by Iris Bohnet (Belknap Press) as the 2016 Business Book of the Year.

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The 2016 Jack Covert Award for Contribution to the Business Book Industry: Hollis Heimbouch

By Sally Haldorson, published January 12, 2017, at 7:30 PM – Filed under: Publishing Industry

Each year, 800-CEO-READ recognizes one of the most significant contributors to the development and current state of the business book industry.

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Inside the Longlist: Big Ideas & New Perspectives

By Ryan Schleicher, published December 21, 2016, at 3:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Publishing Industry, The Company

Big ideas and new perspectives someday become, once enacted, status quo. It will take a while, but the first step is often powerful voices writing powerful books.

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Inside the Longlist: Narrative & Biography

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 14, 2016, at 1:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Biography & Narrative, Publishing Industry, The Company

The most influential and transformative lessons are those we discover on our own, in real world, real life stories and examples rather than in lists of steps or habits.

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Inside the Longlist: Current Events & Public Affairs

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 7, 2016, at 11:00 AM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Publishing Industry, The Company

The reality underlying each of our choices for the best Current Events & Public Affairs book of the year is that good business practices can be a balm to society, while bad business practices act as a barrier to progress.

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The 2016 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Shortlist

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 6, 2016, at 9:15 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Biography & Narrative, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Management & Workplace Culture, Marketing & Sales, Personal Development & Human Behavior, Publishing Industry, The Company

These eight books, the top in their category, make up the shortlist for the 2016 800-CEO-READ Business Book Award.

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Inside the Longlist: Personal Development & Human Behavior

By Aaron Schleicher, published December 1, 2016, at 10:00 AM – Filed under: Personal Development & Human Behavior, Publishing Industry, The Company

The five finalists in the Personal Development & Human Behavior category help us make sense of ourselves and the world around us, to dig deeper and get to work.

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Inside the Longlist: Innovation & Creativity

By Michael, published November 23, 2016, at 10:15 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Publishing Industry, The Company

The five finalists in the Innovation & Creativity category span styles and subject matter, but all do one thing well: make learning interesting.

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The Man Who Knew Wins the 2016 FT Business Book Award

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 23, 2016, at 9:00 AM – Filed under: Biography & Narrative, Publishing Industry

Sebastian Mallaby's biography of Alan Greenspan is a master of the form, and is well-deserving of the award.

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Inside the Longlist: Marketing & Sales

By Blyth Meier, published November 16, 2016, at 2:15 PM – Filed under: Marketing & Sales, The Company

The five finalists in the Marketing & Sales category highlight a clear trend emphasizing the role of emotion in the decision-making process.