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January 6, 2005

News & Opinion: 800-CEO-READ's Top 25 for 2004

By: Dylan Schleicher @ 10:15 PM – Filed under: The Company

Here is 800-CEO-READ's Top 25 of 2004. This list is based on sales. What we do is tabulate sales every month and at the end of the year we look at what books showed up on our lists the most. The more times a book made the monthly list, the more credit it gets. The bulks sales that 800-CEO-READ does can really skew the results if we just look at total sales. We think books with staying power deserve more credit.

800-CEO-READ's Top 25 of 2004

  1. Free Prize Inside by Seth Godin
  2. Trading Up by Michael Silverstein and Neil Fiske
  3. Purple Cow by Seth Godin
  4. The Power of We by Jonathan Tisch
  5. Guts! by by Kevin Freiberg and Jackie Freiberg
  6. Leadership Presence by Belle Linda Halpern and Kathy Lubar
  7. Creating Customer Evangelists by Ben McConnell and Jackie Huba
  8. Leadership from the Inside Out by Wes Granberg-Michaelson
  9. Becoming a Category of One by Joe Calloway
  10. The Six Fundamentals of Success by Stuart Levine
  11. Love Is The Killer App by Tim Sanders
  12. Good to Great by Jim Collins
  13. The Radical Leap by Steve Farber
  14. Adventure Capitalist by Jim Rogers
  15. Profitable Growth is Everyone's Business by Ram Charan
  16. The Feiner Points of Leadership by Michael Feiner
  17. Little Red Book of Selling by Jeffery Gitomer
  18. Crucial Confrontations by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, and Al Switzler
  19. Life 2.0 by Rich Karlgaard
  20. The Naked Corporation by Don Topscott and David Ticoll
  21. Giants of Enterprise by Richard Tedlow
  22. The Attitude of Leadership by Keith Harrell
  23. Cycle of Leadership by Noel Tichy
  24. New CIO Leader by Marianne Broadbent and Ellen Kitzis
  25. New Sales Speak by Terri Sjodin

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.