January 15, 2007
Jack Covert Selects: Business Books for January: Intro
January is a big month for business books. There are at least a dozen books that have come out in January (or late December) that are worthy of consideration. The list below is a starting point. Which ones you will end up reading will clearly depend on your time and preferences. We have covered some of these titles in Jack Covert Selects and I plan to write about others as the month progresses.
Business books for January 2007:
- Running With The Bulls Without Getting Trampled by Tim Irwin
- The Three Tensions: Winning the Struggle to Perform Without Compromise by Dominic Dodd and Ken Favaro
- Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Other Die by Chip Heath and Dan Heath
- 12: The Elements of Great Managing by Rodd and James Harter
- Know-How: The 8 Skills That Separate People Who Perform From Those Who Don't by Ram Charan
- Payback: Reaping The Reward of Innovation by James Andrew and Harold Sirkin
- Words That Work: It's Not What You Say, It's What People Hear by Frank Lutz
- Accelerants: 12 Strategies to Sell Faster, Close Deals and Grow Your Business Faster by Michael Boylan
- Ego Check: Why Executives Hubris is Wrecking Companies and Careers and How To Avoid The Trap by Matthew Hayward
- Greating Great Employees: Turning Ordinary People Into Extraordinary Performers by Erika Andersen
- Exceeding Customer Expectations: What Enterprise, America's #1 Car Rental Company, Can Teach You About Creating Lifetime Customers by Kirk Kazanjian
- A Perfect Mess: The Hidden Benefits of Disorder by Eric Abrahamson and David Freedman
- The Mormon Way of Doing Business: Leadership and Success Through Faith and Family by Jeff Benedict
- What Got You Here Won't Get You There: How Successful People Become Even More Successful by Marshall Goldsmith
- Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything by Don Tapscott and Anthony Williams
P.S. You can keep up with stuff like this on the 800ceoread New Releases Blog.
About Dylan Schleicher
Dylan Schleicher has been a part of the 800-CEO-READ claque since 2003. Even though he's stayed on at the company, he has not stayed put. After beginning in shipping & receiving, he joined customer service and accounting before moving into his current, highly elliptical orbit of duties overseeing the ChangeThis and In the Books websites, the company's annual review of books and in-house design. He lives with his wife and two children in the Washington Heights neighborhood on Milwaukee's West Side.