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March 20, 2013

News & Opinion: A New KnowledgeBOX offer!

By: Sally Haldorson @ 2:35 PM – Filed under: Personal Development & Human Behavior

If you aren't already aware, 800-CEO-READ powers the business knowledge-building site, KnowledgeBlocks. One of the services KnowledgeBlocks offers is a quarterly book club. For $80, you'll receive 4 quarterly shipments for a total of 9 books per year (see more details and sign up here.)
This quarter's KnowledgeBOX shipment contains a signed and customized copy of Chip & Dan Heath's third book, Decisive. Plus, you'll get an early Advanced Reading Copy of a great new Crown Business title as a surprise gift!



This KnowledgeBOX will ship April 15th, and there is a limited quantity, so don't wait! You'll immediately be sent a complimentary copy of The 100 Best Business Books of All Time when you register. So start building your business knowledge today!



DECISIVE: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work Chip Heath & Dan Heath (CrownBusiness)

“And that, in essence, is the core difficulty of decision making: What's in the spotlight will rarely be everything we need to make a good decision, but we won't always remember to shift the light. Sometimes, in fact, we'll forget there's a spotlight at all, dwelling so long in the tiny circle of light that we forget there's a broader landscape beyond it.”
Decisive, page 3


From 800-CEO-READ's Jack Covert Selects Review: Those who have read the Heaths’ previous books, Made to Stick and Switch, know they are great writers. Their books are filled with clever stories, detailed research told in a relatable way, and as a result, each page simply makes you think, and think more clearly. But what elevates their books above many others is that they operate both as “how-to” guides as well as social insight. You can read them to change what you do or how you think, and in the process, you’ll understand the world a bit better. Because decision-making is one of the great challenges for leaders, entrepreneurs, and really anyone trying to manage a career, Decisive may be their most an important one.


About Sally Haldorson


Sally Haldorson's job as 800-CEO-READ’s General Manager is to make 800-CEO-READ a great place to work for our employees, and a consistently high-performing customer service organization for our clients, authors, and our partners in the publishing industry. In addition to her General Manager duties ensuring collaboration, integration, and quality, she reads, writes, reviews, curates, and edits for the company. Helping craft The 100 Best Business Books of All Time used parts of both skill sets. Outside of work, she is most likely to be found hitting a tennis ball around or hanging out with her boys (husband, child, dog) at home.