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Organic is the new kosher

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 6, 2004, at 12:01 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

and mileage is the new speed. . .

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A Free Prize Here

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 5, 2004, at 9:56 PM – Filed under: Marketing & Sales

Seth Godin will be here tomorrow serving up cereal and his crispy thoughts on marketing.

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Biz Media - BW 4/15/04

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 5, 2004, at 1:11 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

I am a a little late on this one, but here are biz books from the April 15th, 2004 issue of Business Week: Ghosts of 42nd Street: A History of America's Most Infamous Block by Anthony Bianco - BW publishes an excerpt of the book on pages 94-96. It's Earnings That Count: Finding Stocks with Earnings Power for Long-Term Profits by Hewitt Heiserman Jr. - Heiserman's method involves creating two income statements, "a 'defensive' one takes the risk-adverse outlook of a commercial banker, while an 'enterprising' one comes at a company as a venture capitalist might.

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Four Books For Small Business

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 5, 2004, at 1:07 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Richard Pachter from the Miami Herald reviews four books for those looking to or starting their own business. The Complete Idiot's Guide to Starting Your Own Business by Ed Paulson Steps to Small Business Start-Up: Everything You Need to Know to Turn Your Idea into a Successful Business by Linda Pinson Financing Your Small Business by Robert Walter Roadmap to Entrepreneurial Success: Powerful Strategies for Building a High-Profit Business by Robert W.

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A warning

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 5, 2004, at 3:06 AM – Filed under: Marketing & Sales

Johnnie Moore warns of Sethaholism (make sure you read the comments).

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Karaoke Capitalism

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 5, 2004, at 1:47 AM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Jack and I were both huge fans of Funky Business. The authors, Jonas Ridderstr and Kjell Nordstrre the European version of Tom Peters. You'll find a lot of "the world is a different place" and "businesses need to change".

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Biz Books from B-Schools - Part IV

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 5, 2004, at 12:00 AM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

I thought I would take this entry to list some of the books you have not seen on any "Best of Business Books" list. These are taken from the 2003 BusinessWeek survey of B-school professors I have been using for the past week. Professor Albert Madansky (University of Chicago) recommends ADMINISTRATION INDUSTRIELLE ET GENERALE (translated as GENERAL AND INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT) by Henri Fayol - "European's refer to this 1916 book, rather than Taylor's, as the bible of scientific management.

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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. . .