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Building Momentum

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 20, 2004, at 2:01 PM – Filed under: Marketing & Sales

Not only does she write a great review of Momentum, Evelyn takes on critics of the book at her blog. Wow.

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Excess Voice Recommends Business Books

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 20, 2004, at 1:00 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

When I ran across this list of recommended busines books from Excess Voice, I immediately liked it. Why? The list has a lot of books that I like.

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Momentum and the Essence of Digital Product Marketing

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 20, 2004, at 4:44 AM – Filed under: Marketing & Sales

Every once in a way you stumble on a book that is so useful, revelant and strategically insightful that you are loathe to share the title with anyone. It's similar to the way you feel about your favorite B&B or a beautiful, pristine hike. You don't necessarily want people to beat a well-shod path to its doors.

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My Intro

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 20, 2004, at 4:37 AM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Quick intro. I look forward to writing reviews for the 800-CEO-READ blog. On my own blog, Crossroads Dispatches, I especially like to write about the future of (life-affirming and increasingly global) work and ideas, innovation, imagination and creativity.

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More from Jeffrey Fox

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 19, 2004, at 5:39 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

I wanted to point you to Tom Ehrenfeld's blog called Start-up Garden. Tom had the chance to interview Mr. Fox and the Q&A is posted over there today.

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Wall Street Journal

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 19, 2004, at 4:58 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

I love the Wall Street Journal. What I think makes it successful and wonderful is that fact that there is something in it for the everyone. If you subscribe to the print edition of Wall Street Journal, you would have seen two interesting stories side-by-side on D10 yesterday.

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Good Business

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 19, 2004, at 1:08 PM – Filed under: Personal Development & Human Behavior

Readers of the Miami Herald give their thoughts on Good Business: Leadership, Flow, and the Making of Meaning by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi.

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What Do You Recommend? - Ardinger

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 19, 2004, at 1:06 PM – Filed under: Marketing & Sales

In this new feature "What Do You Recommend? ", I am going to highlight a blog that I have run across in my travels and list the business books they recommend you read. Simple enough?

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He says this is it.

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 19, 2004, at 2:17 AM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

John at Brand Autopsy finds his answer for Re-imagine.

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Book Review: How To Make Money in Small Business

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 18, 2004, at 3:20 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

How to Make Big Money in Your Own Small Business: Unexpected Rules Every Small Business Owner Needs to Know by Jeffrey J. Fox is a delight. This wise collection of linked aphorisms gracefully presents solid ideas without ever sounding parochial.

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Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan newest effort

By Jack, published May 17, 2004, at 7:18 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

One of the best books of this decade, along with Good to Great, was Bossidy's and Charan's Execution. I just got word today that I will be getting the manuscript to their next book called Confronting Reality : Master the New Model for Success. The book is due in mid Fall of this year.

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BOOK REVIEW: Hidden Value

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 17, 2004, at 6:52 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Title: Hidden Value Author: Charles A. O'Reilly and Jeffrey Pfeffer Reviewer: Cathy Alper of C Results Weve all been there the job where you check you passions, your best thinking, and your creativity at the door. We transform ourselves from the vital powerful beings we know ourselves to be into numb automatons who smile, nod and try not to explode at the stupidity and banality of our work lives.