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May 7, 2004

News & Opinion: Can't Get Started

By: Dylan Schleicher @ 4:36 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Have you ever tried to read a book and not been able to get started?
I have tried about five times now to start read Beyond Disruption by Jean-Marie Dru. I can't get past page 40. I originally got the suggestion from Tom Peters' Re-Imagine and I have been pretty happy with his other suggestions.
I think that happens with books. You don't like the writing style. You don't agree with the author. You're not in the right mood for a type of book. There is probably nothing wrong with the book. It just doesn't click with you.
What about you?

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.