February 12, 2008
News & Opinion: January's Top Books on Compact Disc
# 2 - You're Broke Because You Want to Be by Larry Winget -
The "New York Times" bestselling author of Its Called Work for a Reason! and star of A&Es reality show Big Spender cleans up Americas personal-finance crisis with this straight-talking approach to prosperity. Unabridged. 4 CDs.# 3 - It's Not About the Coffee: Leadership Principles from a Life at Starbucks by Howard Behar -
Here are the insights that fueled the Starbucks growth, its phenomenal success, and especially its incredible culture.# 5 - It's Your Ship: Management Techniques from the Best Damn Ship in the Navy by D. Michael Abrashoff -
The former Navy commander of the USS "Benfold" reveals important management techniques he learned by shifting organizing principles from obedience to performance. 3 CDs.# 6 - Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything by Don Tapscott -
A brilliant guide to one of the most profound changes of our time, "Wikinomics" challenges the most deeply rooted assumptions about business and will prove indispensable to anyone who wants to understand competitiveness in the 21st century. Unabridged. 11 CDs.# 8 - Happy for No Reason: 7 Steps to Being Happy from the Inside Out by Marci Shimoff -
From a bestselling Chicken Soup coauthor and contributor to "The Secret," comes a fresh, new, practical program for finding and maintaining happiness. Abridged. 5 CDs.# 10 - Think Big Act Small: How Americas Best Performing Companies Keep the Start-Up Spirit Alive by Jason Jennings -
A bestselling business author shows how the culture of a small start-up combined with the ambition of a big company produces unbeatable results, and translates what he has learned from his analysis of nine companies into powerful lessons any company can apply. Abridged. 3 CDs.# 14 - Touch Choices: A Memoir by Carly Fiorina -
Behind the headlines, the former CEO of Hewlett-Packard tells her own story. Abridged. 5# 16 - Speed of Trust: The One Thing that Changes Everything by Stephen Covey -
The son of the author of the famed 7 Habits books launches a new series on the defining principle of personal and economic success for the 21st century: trust. Abridged. 1 CD.# 18 - Make the Impossible Possible: One Man's Crusade to Inspire Others to Dream Bigger and Achieve the Extraordinary by Bill Strickland -
The founder of the renowned Manchester Craftsmans Guild and the Bidwell Training Center in Pittsburgh instructs listeners how to achieve the impossible in their lives and careers. Abridged. 4 CDs.
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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.