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800-CEO-READ Bestsellers 2003

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 23, 2004, at 8:02 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Now that the blog is officially up and running, lets have a look at 800-CEO-READs Top 15 for 2003: 1. Purple Cow by Seth Godin, Portfolio. 2.

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What is up with HBR?

By Jack, published April 23, 2004, at 7:20 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

David Batstone, of Saving the Corporate Soul, has written an great entry about the latest Harvard Business Review on the Worthwhile blog.

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Business Gurus

By Jack, published April 23, 2004, at 4:17 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Workforce Management magazine has an interesting piece about those people that have helped cause many of the changes in our workplace and worklife. The piece is called Gurus The featured players are Covey, Peters, Hamel. "Management gurus have become the rock stars of the business world, complete with entourages of support staff and private jets.

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Latest attempt at changing books

By Jack, published April 22, 2004, at 4:51 PM – Filed under: Publishing Industry

Looks like Sony has another product might replace books. Here's what The Guardian thinks. Todd talked about it last week and here is an actual review.

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Naming the Baby

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 22, 2004, at 2:00 AM – Filed under: The Company

We are very excited about the new blog. We hope you are enjoying the content as much as we are putting it together. We need your help.

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Surprisingly good read

By Jack, published April 21, 2004, at 9:51 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs

As, God forbid, we all age--some of us, like yours truly, are REALLY aged--we need to consider retirement. Couple of weeks ago I got a call from Howard Stone and he was pitching a book that he had self published in '02. The mainstream publisher Plume has picked up the paperback to be published in May 2004 called Too Young To Retire.

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Lessons from the Military

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 21, 2004, at 3:15 PM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy

Richard Patcher writes business book reviews for the Miami Herald. His March 22 review was titled "Is war a good metaphor for business? ".

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Books for Soldiers

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 21, 2004, at 3:02 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

This is from the front page of their website: Books For Soldiers is a soldier support site that ships books, DVDs and supplies to deployed soliders and soldiers in VA hospitals, via our large volunteer network. If you have old, but usuable paperback books sitting around, collecting dust, why not send them to a solider for a big morale boost? Many of our volunteers have received email and letters from the soldiers they have adopted.

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The Page 23 Meme

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 21, 2004, at 12:55 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

I thought this was fun [via via Crossroads Dispatches]. 1. Grab the nearest (business) book.

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Books in Books - Re-Imagine!

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 20, 2004, at 10:54 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

I have been asking folks I know how much business book reading they do. My friend Dana says he reads 2 books a month and dips into 10 more for specific insights. He also shared this with me: I generally believe that reading begets reading and typically find great books because they were referenced in a book that I'm reading or on a list in the bibliography.

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New Guy

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 20, 2004, at 7:20 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

I know there are a lot of fans out there of Guy Kawasaki. He has a new book coming out this fall called "The Art of the Start". He decided to hold a contest for the cover design of the new book.

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When More Is Less

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 20, 2004, at 3:57 PM – Filed under: Marketing & Sales

Alan at Marketingdriven. com reviews Paradox of Choice by Barry Schwartz.