June 16, 2009
News & Opinion: Improve Knowledge Rentention: Brown Paper Bag Mind Map
Check out this awesome mindmap of Made To Stick. Sean at StickyBusinessBooks.com also has a paper bag mindmap for Chris Anderson's The Long Tail. Sadly, it looks like he did those two reviews and stopped. Love the reviews and the effort.
NEWS & OPINION: 800-CEO-READ 2007 Best Sellers
By 800-CEO-READ, published February 5, 2008, at 2:12 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Below you'll find the list of our top 25 bestsellers for 2007. Congratulations and thanks to everyone on the list! The Speed of Trust: The One Thing that Changes Everything by Stephen M.
NEWS & OPINION: Defending the business book genre.
By 800-CEO-READ, published March 19, 2008, at 2:18 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
It seems just a bit ironic that the last page in April's Fast Company is a grueling review and warning of the business section of your local bookstore. Especially considering more than a handful of business book authors--including the Heath brothers, Dan Roam, Amy Sutherland*, Tim Ferriss, Robert Scoble, Fred Krupp--contributed to or were mentioned in the issue. The last page is Elizabeth Spiers' (founding editor of Gawker and Dealbreaker) article "Library of the Living Dead.
NEWS & OPINION: 800-CEO-READ's Decade-in-Review
By Sally Haldorson, published December 31, 2009, at 9:45 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
It's an admittedly worn device to use the alphabet to organize one's thoughts, but when reflecting over the past decade and trying to distill the most notable events and objects that affected our company and also the publishing industry and business sector into a brief blog post, I found such a device to be quite helpful. As Jack put it when we initially discussed writing a decade-in-review post, not only is it like opening a can of worms, it seems like whenever one harkens back to the Millenium, one can't help but get sidetracked into thoughts about 9/11. But of course there were many more ups and downs that we've all been a victim and/or a participant in, and this list is an attempt to do that chaos a little bit of justice.
NEWS & OPINION: Like rubber on glue
By 800-CEO-READ, published January 24, 2007, at 3:10 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
We know you want to meet these guys. Just a reminder that Dan Heath and Chip Heath, authors of Made to Stick, will be in Milwaukee in just two weeks, on February 6. These guys are drumming up a lot of media and support.
NEWS & OPINION: 2007 Best Business Book Awards: Semifinalists and Shortlist announced today
By 800-CEO-READ, published December 17, 2007, at 4:09 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
After nearly 300 submissions and weeks of intense reading, the 8cr editorial staff has narrowed down the top titles to be considered as the best in 13 categories for the first 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards. The shortlist for the Best Business Book of 2007 was also announced which includes: The Dream Manager Matthew Kelly The Last Tycoons William D. Cohan Made to Stick Chip and Dan Heath Strengths Finder 2.