October 15, 2012

News & Opinion: Biz Book Chat with Jon and Michael

By: Dylan Schleicher @ 7:40 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Today, Michael and I took two books we've been looking at, and shared an interesting point from each. The books are, Practice Perfect: 42 Rules for Getting Better at Getting Better by Doug Lemov, Erica Woolway and Katie Yezzi, and Beating the Global Odds: Successful Decision Making in a Confused and Troubled World.

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.


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.