August 23, 2006
News & Opinion: Mauboussin quoting Dr. Seuss
The more that you read, the more things you will know.
The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
Michael Mauboussin in More Than You Know quoting Dr. Seuss.
NEWS & OPINION: Got Some Time on Your Hands?
By Jack, published August 14, 2006, at 3:30 PM – Filed under: Personal Development & Human Behavior
Friday's LA Times has an article about what business travelers are doing now that lap tops are not allowed. Jonathan Daniel, the supervisor of a Borders store at Heathrow Airport, says that the popular titles included "Freakonomics" and "The World Is Flat. We at 8cr would add a few more current titles like The Long Tail and More Than You Know and Uncommon Carriers.
NEWS & OPINION: Todd's Best of Business Books 2006
By 800-CEO-READ, published December 13, 2006, at 8:08 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
I started with a list of 22 books that I thought deserved year-end honors. The narrowing of the list was the hard part. I quickly marked the ones I knew should be on my list and looked to see if they had something in common.
NEWS & OPINION: BusinessWeek's Best Business Books of 2006
By 800-CEO-READ, published December 14, 2006, at 3:02 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
The December 18th issue of Business Week replaces their weekly book review with a year in review in business books. You can click-through for their commentary.
NEWS & OPINION: More Love for More Than You Know
By 800-CEO-READ, published June 14, 2006, at 8:20 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
The Wall Street Journal shows their love for More Than You Know today. Here is a piece: Delightful examples follow from a variety of disciplines. The short period over which the average company can sustain a competitive advantage is likened to the lifespan of a fruit fly.
NEWS & OPINION: Book Quote of the Year
By 800-CEO-READ, published June 9, 2006, at 1:52 PM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity
General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt says in Harvard Business Review this month: "The business book that can help you has not been written yet. " He is referring to the message he sent to his managers at GE's annual Boca Raton meeting. Immelt's singular goal is growing the $150 billion company at 8% a year.