October 13, 2008
News & Opinion: Amazon lists The 100 Best Business Books of All Time
Amazon now has catalog copy and cover art for our book. Four months before publication date, our sales ranking is already 280,000, but who's counting. Check us out here.
NEWS & OPINION: Exciting Book News
By Jack, published October 1, 2008, at 9:09 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Amazon now shows the cover of our new book. Check it out here. Thanks Jeff.
NEWS & OPINION: The 100 Best Business Books of All Time (updated & in paperback!)
By Sally Haldorson, published December 5, 2011, at 7:59 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
The 100 Best Business Books of All Time: What They Say, Why They Matter, and How They Can Help You (updated) by Jack Covert and Todd Sattersten, Portfolio, 348 pages, $16. 00, Paperback, November 2011, ISBN 9781591844464 Five years ago, Jack Covert, founder of 800-CEO-READ, and Todd Sattersten, then president of the company, chose and reviewed the 100 best business titles of all time--the ones that deliver the biggest payoff for today's busy readers. The resulting book, aptly named The 100 Best Business Books of All Time, puts each book in context so that readers can quickly find solutions to the business problems they face.
NEWS & OPINION: Our 2010 Retrospective
By Sally Haldorson, published December 30, 2010, at 10:15 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
2010 was, for 800-CEO-READ, a year of stability, growth and redesign. Not everyone nor every company is so lucky as to say the same about the past year, but after the chaos, both internally and externally, of 2008-09, we count ourselves lucky that we close the year in a celebratory mood. Some highlights and happenings from 2010: January: We celebrated the winners of the annual 800-CEO-READ business book awards and other industry folks at a party in NYC.
NEWS & OPINION: An Embarrassment of Riches
By Jack, published October 6, 2010, at 2:38 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
In 1997, Sebastian Junger wrote a great book called The Perfect Storm. The phrase, “a perfect storm” is used when multiple things come together to create an extraordinary experience. That thought fleeted through my mind last night as I sat reading Jonathan Franzen’s Freedom, because, including Freedom, I’m actually reading three brilliant books in three rather different genres.
NEWS & OPINION: The First Five Books for Those New To Business
By Dylan Schleicher, published January 23, 2009, at 5:38 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
There was a post in Twitter last week with someone asking what five business books should be recommended to someone entering the workforce. I wasn't able to go back and find the post, but the question has been lingering with me as we approach the launch of The 100 Best Business Books of All Time. Where to start?