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2013 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards, Finance & Economics

By Sally Haldorson, published December 16, 2013, at 6:06 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Management & Workplace Culture

The entries were submitted, the books were read, the shortlists determined, and we are now ready to announce the category winners of the 2013 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards! In the Finance & Economics category. .

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The 2013 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Shortlist: Finance & Economics

By Sally Haldorson, published December 13, 2013, at 6:16 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs

Over the course of this week, we will be posting the shortlist selections for our 8 business book categories: General Business, Leadership, Management, Entrepreneurship & Small Business, Marketing & Sales, Personal Development, Innovation & Creativity, Finance & Economics. On Monday, December 16th, we'll announce the 8 category winners! In early January, the overall winner of the 2013 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards will be awarded, so stay tuned to The Daily Blog for all the good news.

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The 2013 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Shortlist: Innovation & Creativity

By Sally Haldorson, published December 13, 2013, at 5:56 PM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity

Over the course of this week, we will be posting the shortlist selections for our 8 business book categories: General Business, Leadership, Management, Entrepreneurship & Small Business, Marketing & Sales, Personal Development, Innovation & Creativity, Finance & Economics. On Monday, December 16th, we'll announce the 8 category winners! In early January, the overall winner of the 2013 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards will be awarded, so stay tuned to The Daily Blog for all the good news.

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The 2013 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Shortlist: Personal Development

By Sally Haldorson, published December 12, 2013, at 8:31 PM – Filed under: Personal Development & Human Behavior

Over the course of this week, we will be posting the shortlist selections for our 8 business book categories: General Business, Leadership, Management, Innovation/Creativity, Small Business/Entrepreneurship, Marketing/Sales, Personal Development, Finance. On Monday, December 16th, we'll announce the 8 category winners! In early January, the overall winner of the 2013 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards will be awarded, so stay tuned to The Daily Blog for all the good news.

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The 2013 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Shortlist: Entrepreneurship & Small Business

By Sally Haldorson, published December 12, 2013, at 6:06 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture, Narrative & Biography

Over the course of this week, we will be posting the shortlist selections for our 8 business book categories: General Business, Leadership, Management, Innovation/Creativity, Small Business/Entrepreneurship, Marketing/Sales, Personal Development, Finance. On Monday, December 16th, we'll announce the 8 category winners! In early January, the overall winner of the 2013 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards will be awarded, so stay tuned to The Daily Blog for all the good news.

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The 2013 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Shortlist: Marketing & Sales

By Sally Haldorson, published December 11, 2013, at 10:44 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Marketing & Sales

Over the course of this week, we will be posting the shortlist selections for our 8 business book categories: General Business, Leadership, Management, Innovation/Creativity, Small Business/Entrepreneurship, Marketing/Sales, Personal Development, Finance. On Monday, December 16th, we'll announce the 8 category winners! In early January, the overall winner of the 2013 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards will be awarded, so stay tuned to The Daily Blog for all the good news.

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The 2013 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Shortlist: Management

By Sally Haldorson, published December 11, 2013, at 6:57 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Over the course of this week, we will be posting the shortlist selections for our 8 business book categories: General Business, Leadership, Management, Innovation/Creativity, Small Business/Entrepreneurship, Marketing/Sales, Personal Development, Finance. Then on Monday, December 16th, we'll announce the 8 category winners! In early January, the overall winner of the 2013 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards will be awarded, so stay tuned to The Daily Blog for all the good news.

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The 2013 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Shortlist: Leadership

By Sally Haldorson, published December 10, 2013, at 10:35 PM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy

Over the course of this week, we will be posting the shortlist selections for our 8 business book categories: General Business, Leadership, Management, Innovation/Creativity, Small Business/Entrepreneurship, Marketing/Sales, Personal Development, Finance. Then on Monday, December 16th, we'll announce the 8 category winners! In early January, the overall winner of the 2013 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards will be awarded, so stay tuned to The Daily Blog for all the good news.

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ChangeThis: Issue 111

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 20, 2013, at 8:56 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

How To Future-Proof Your Career by Jocelyn K. Glei “The way we interact with people, the tools we use, and the way we work are all changing. This has huge implications for the way we run our careers.

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Amazon's Best, and the Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 19, 2013, at 6:35 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

The Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award was announced last night. Unsurprisingly, I suppose, it did not go to Steven Mandis's excellent book on Goldman Sachs—What Happened to Goldman Sachs: An Insider's Story of Organizational Drift and Its Unintended Consequences released by Harvard Business Review Press last month. That would be like Amazon announcing their best book of the year was Brad Stone's The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon.

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New KB Giveaway! Adversaries into Allies by Bob Burg

By Sally Haldorson, published November 4, 2013, at 7:14 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Most business books are social science books. Sometimes they are given the "self help" label, and while business books are often about growing or evolving the self, they are more often about relationships, and how to work with other people to benefit both parties, whether it is manager-to-employee, marketer-to-client, or peer-to-peer. While social science is technically concerned with individual relationships in a society, it isn't too far of a reach to say that organizations are their own small society.