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The Absence of Presence: The Position of Women Authors in the Business Genre

By Sally Haldorson, published February 24, 2016, at 12:00 PM – Filed under: Publishing Industry, The Company

A pointed question from Jane McGonigal led our General Manager, Sally Haldorson, to take a closer look at the underlying bias against women authors in the business genre.

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Scenes from the 2015 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards and Industry Party

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 19, 2016, at 12:30 PM – Filed under: Publishing Industry, The Company

A great time was had by all, and we announced our two biggest annual awards.

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The 2015 800-CEO-READ Business Book of the Year

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 14, 2016, at 9:00 PM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Publishing Industry, The Company

After a long and deliberative process, a lot of reading and a lot of discussion, Kevin Ashton's How to Fly a Horse emerges as our winner.

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The 2015 Jack Covert Award for Contribution to the Business Book Industry

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 14, 2016, at 8:49 PM – Filed under: Publishing Industry, The Company

This year's winner is the Founder, President, and Publisher of Portfolio, Adrian Zackheim.

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Inside the Longlist: Finance & Economics

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 2, 2015, at 1:00 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Publishing Industry, The Company

We conclude our series of looks "inside the longlist" with a look inside this year's Finance and Economics category.

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Inside the Longlist: Innovation & Creativity

By Michael, published December 1, 2015, at 9:46 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity

Our Special Projects Manager, Michael Jantz, looks inside the Innovation & Creativity category of this year's 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards.

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Inside the Longlist: Personal Development

By Aaron Schleicher, published November 25, 2015, at 10:15 AM – Filed under: Personal Development & Human Behavior, Publishing Industry, The Company

Our Head of Sales and Author Services, Aaron Schleicher, dives into the Personal Development category and the best books of 2015.

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Inside the Longlist: Entrepreneurship

By Ryan Schleicher, published November 24, 2015, at 1:13 PM – Filed under: Biography & Narrative, Publishing Industry, The Company

Ryan Schleicher, who spends his days split between author services, corporate sales, and PR, takes a look inside this year's best Entrepreneurship titles.

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The FT & McKinsey Business Book of the Year

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 23, 2015, at 10:26 AM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Publishing Industry

Martin Ford takes home the prize for The Rise of the Robots, a look at the human and economic implications of rising technology.

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Inside the Longlist: Sales

By Aaron Schleicher, published November 18, 2015, at 2:55 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives

Our Sales and Author Services Director, Aaron Schleicher, takes a look inside this year's best Sales titles.

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Inside the Longlist: Marketing

By Blyth Meier, published November 17, 2015, at 1:20 PM – Filed under: Marketing & Sales

Our Marketing Director Blyth takes a look at the Marketing category of The 2015 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards longlist.