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Biz Media - FC and Inc., May

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 4, 2004, at 8:06 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Marketing & Sales, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Since these are both published by Gruner+Jahr, I thought I would post them together. Inc. currently ends their magazine with a column by Adam Hanft.

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Thanks for your help!

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 4, 2004, at 7:35 PM – Filed under: The Company

We had a great response to the Naming the Baby contest. We received 86 potential names and a lot of great ideas. We are going over them now.

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People are talking

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 3, 2004, at 10:50 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

A few people have been spreading the word about our new blog. Windows Manager heard about the blog from BusinessPundit, and then created a list best business books and a list of business books that would never make the list. Evelyn at Crossroads Dispatches wrote a couple of additional posts (here and here) on our Richard Florida entry.

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Buffett Recommends More

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 3, 2004, at 1:23 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs

Rodent Regetta reports that Charles Munger and Warren Buffett recommended two books at the Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholders meeting. The first is Deep Simplicity by John Gribbin (Allen Lane, 2004). It is currently only available in the UK.

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Off and running

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 3, 2004, at 12:57 PM – Filed under: Marketing & Sales

Seth Godin has already kicked off the Business Blog Book Tour at A Penny For. . .

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Final Call

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 3, 2004, at 12:34 PM – Filed under: The Company

This is the final day to submit ideas for naming our blog. I want to thank everyone who has entered thus far. The response has been great.

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Porter on Rose

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 3, 2004, at 12:24 AM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Frank at his Focused Performance Blog points out that Michael Porter was on Charlie Rose Friday night. I wanted to let everyone know right away, if there was a chance your local PBS rebroadcast the episode again. We are out of luck in Milwaukee.

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Free Prizes

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 30, 2004, at 5:51 PM – Filed under: Marketing & Sales

Seth Godin is coming out with a new book and I know you already know. I think that is the amazing part - that you know. There is no one better at creating buzz.

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Books from Biz Media - Biz 2.0

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 30, 2004, at 5:14 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Here is another feature we are going to try on for size. I thought it might be interesting to see what books the business media is picking up on. In our first installment, we are going to look at the May issue of Business 2.

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Biz Books from B-Schools - Part III

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 30, 2004, at 5:00 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Here are a couple more people who were on the 2000 BW list. Jeff Bezos' single recommendation was Built to Last by Jim Collins. And Jim Collins had no shortage of ideas for your reading list: THE SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY OF ORGANIZING by Karl E.

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Fun Reading List

By Jack, published April 30, 2004, at 2:50 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

In the past--pre-Internet--we used to publish a catalog called the Gazette. One issue we asked Thought Leaders to submit a list of five books on the subject of "What every leader should read in the next 18 months. " After seeing Todd's listings of BusinessWeek books, I remembered this list.

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Correction: B-School Biz Books

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 29, 2004, at 9:53 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

I have been misquoting the date of the survey. The second survey was published in April 2003.