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January 18, 2007

News & Opinion: File This Under: Weird Coincidences

By: Dylan Schleicher @ 8:29 PM – Filed under: Publishing Industry


The information technology department at 800ceoread compiled sales reports today. Scott, our chief analyst, brought to my attention some weird coincidences in our year-end sales report. He noticed as you looked down a list of our best selling books that pairs of titles seemed to go together. At #7 on our 2006 list is It's Your Ship and right below it at #8 is Blue Ocean Strategy. Isn't that a little weird? Try these on:

#14 - Treasure Hunt
#15 - Blueprint to a Billion

#25 - On Billion Customers
#26 - Small Is The New Big

#32 - The Likeability Factor
#33 - Vital Factors

#43 - Redefining Health Care
#44 - When Generations Collide

Maybe, it is just us...

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.