May 20, 2005
News & Opinion: Flat World Manifesto
OverMatter has pretty much posted the entire Thomas Friedman article from New York Times Magazine. For those looking for a introduction to The World Is Flat, this is a great start.
NEWS & OPINION: Internet Algorithm Arrives at Top 100 Business Books
By 800-CEO-READ, published August 31, 2009, at 5:59 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Jurgen Appelo at Noop. nl has created and algorithm that takes the number of Amazon reviews, average Amazon ranking, and number of hits on Google to create the Top 100 Best Books for Managers, Leaders & Humans. In talking about some of the analysis Appelo says: The book with the largest number of Amazon reviews is Freakonomics (#53, by Steven D.
NEWS & OPINION: The What and Where Generation
By 800-CEO-READ, published July 6, 2005, at 4:04 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
This a little further into the Immelt/Fast Company interview: What makes a growth leader today, and how does that differ from the sort of leader who was effective at GE in the past? GE has always been a believer in leadership development. When the economy was growing at 5% a year, when oil was $14 a barrel, and when the world was at peace, the science of management was all about the how-to.
NEWS & OPINION: Favorite Books from Wes Moss
By 800-CEO-READ, published December 2, 2005, at 5:04 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
I posted my interview with Wes Moss (Starting From Scratch) on Monday. After we were done recording, I asked what his favorite books were. Here is his favorites: The E-Myth Revisited by Michael Gerber Freakonomics by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert T.
NEWS & OPINION: Matthew May's Five Books That Defined the Decade
By 800-CEO-READ, published January 14, 2010, at 3:49 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
In Pursuit of Elegance author Matthew May reads around 200 books a year. That means he's read approximately 2000 books since the year 2000. Of those, he has picked five that he feels defined the last decade, writing "these 'big idea' books stand out because not only did they help us better understand the world, they gave us a new lens through which to view it.
NEWS & OPINION: Marc Miller/Selling Is Dead Interview
By 800-CEO-READ, published February 6, 2006, at 9:28 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
This week, our interview is with Marc Miller, author of Selling Is Dead: Moving Beyond Traditional Sales Roles and Practices To Revitalize Growth. Miller's work is based around the large sale, which is any sale that requires the customer time and consideration before a purchase is made. This podcast went a little long, but there is alot of good stuff so you are getting the whole thing.