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March 2, 2006

News & Opinion: Are we still monkeys?

By: Dylan Schleicher @ 7:43 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

I'm currently reading the bestseller Guns, Germs, and Steel. I'm only on page 45 so can't say much about it. The interesting part is the author's description of the evolution of human beings -- from apes and cave people to the business people we are today. According to an article in Inc., the Darwin version of evolution has recently made an appearance in business books: Proving that we still have much to gain by understanding our history.

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.