March 1, 2006
News & Opinion: Kevin Maney's Thursday CEO Book Group
Kevin Maney writes about technology for USA Today and keeping a blog on their website. One of his regular blog features is to ask a technology company CEO to recommend two books: one old, one new.
Here are some of the recent CEOs on their books:
- Garry Betty, CEO of Earthlink - The Regis Touch by Regis McKenna and The Paradox of Excellence: How Great Performance Can Kill Your Business, by David Mosby and MIchael Weissman.
- Mark Templeton, CEO of Citrix Systems - The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams and The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni
- John Mordmark, CEO of EBags - Nuts! Southwest Airlines Crazy Recipe for Business and Personal Success by Kevin Freiberg and Jackie Freiberg and Megatrends 2010: The Rise of Conscious Capitalism by Patricia Aburdene
- John Kitsch, CEO of Homestead - Built To Last by Jim Collins and Raising the Bar by Gary Erickson
- Alexandra Johnson, managing director of Landbridge Capital - The Soul of a New Machine by Tracy Kidder and Weird Ideas That Work by Robert Sutton
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.