Both of the books offer advice on simplifying and improving one's approach to decision making, innovation, and leadership. Although we've only pointed out a nugget from each, we hope this is enough to pique your interest, rather than offering an entire, long overview of what the book is about. Play the video below to hear more.
We'll continue to offer longer-form reviews here at the blog, peppered with posts like this offering more concise examinations of specific points from the book. Hope you enjoy.
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.
Last week, we released our picks for the Best Business Book of 2012 as well as the eight category winners. Following in the footsteps of the New York Times, if we may, who asked a few of their esteemed book reviewers to reveal a list of their favorite books of 2012 ("Favorite is not synonymous with best, so this process can be painful. Brutal honesty is required.