June 6, 2008
News & Opinion: Free Teleconversation with Dan Pink Today
At 9am PST today (Friday), Dan Pink is hosting a *free* teleconversation with readers. He's taking questions and registrations. Dan's the author of the of A Whole New Mind and more recently, the first manga business book, The Adventures of Johnny Bunko. Enjoy!
NEWS & OPINION: Dan Pink interviewed by Oprah
By 800-CEO-READ, published February 17, 2009, at 6:59 PM – Filed under: Personal Development & Human Behavior
In case you missed it, here is Oprah's interview with Dan Pink, featured in the December 2008 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine. Oprah interviewed Dan about "how right-brain thinkers are wired for 21st-century success," a concept from his groundbreaking book A Whole New Mind. Dan Pink is also the author of Free Agent Nation, The Adventures of Johnny Bunko, and the forthcoming DRIVE: The Surprising Truth About Human Motivation and How It Can Change Your Life (out in December '09).
NEW RELEASES: April Titles
By 800-CEO-READ, published March 31, 2008, at 10:10 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
As we start the next month, here are a few of the titles coming out in April that are sure to be covered in various media outlets. From the author of A Whole New Mind, comes the first ever manga business book. Dan Pink's The Adventures of Johnny Bunko: The Last Career Guide You'll Ever Need.
NEWS & OPINION: International Best Sellers for May
By 800-CEO-READ, published June 5, 2008, at 7:21 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Here's what people have been reading across the globe: # 1 - Rich Dad's Increase Your Financial I. Q. - by Robert T.
NEWS & OPINION: The 2008 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards - Fables & Parables
By 800-CEO-READ, published December 9, 2008, at 9:25 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
The books on our 2008 shortlist for the Fables & Parables Category are: The Go-Giver: A Little Story about a Powerful Business Idea by Bob Burg and John David Mann (Portfolio, January 2008) Putting another person's needs before yours is the main principle in this business parable. Burg and Mann offer five "laws" to follow in order to become a real "go-giver": Value, Compensation, Influence, Authenticity and Receptivity. Understanding how to be a go-giver may just be the best kept secret that everyone should know about in the business world.
NEWS & OPINION: Reviewing Reviews
By 800-CEO-READ, published September 26, 2008, at 4:30 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Heather Green has written a wonderful review of Jeff Howe's Crowdsourcing: Why the Power of the Crowd is Driving the Future of Business for the September 29 issue of BusinessWeek. After observing that "Books about the crowd are becoming a crowd unto themselves," Green writes: What sets Howe's book apart is his focus on business, an examination of different crowdsourcing models, and a deep dive into academic research to explain why people work together. It's a welcome and well-written corporate playbook for confusing times.