March 26, 2009
News & Opinion: Read It For Me and You
Steve Cunningham (@stevecunningham) has started a video business book review site called readitfor.me.
He is four reviews into the new site and this might be something you biz books geeks will want to check out.
Here was his review of Jeff Jarvis' What Would Google Do?:
NEWS & OPINION: The 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards of 2009
By 800-CEO-READ, published December 15, 2009, at 3:00 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
The 800-CEO-READ Business Book of the Year Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System—And Themselves by Andrew Ross Sorkin, Viking Books, 624 pages, $32. 95 Even though Too Big to Fail was written during the same year the financial collapse occurred, Andrew Ross Sorkin has written what we predict will be the definitive book on the subject. Sorkin not only tells a gripping “perfect storm” story—reporting the gory details as our 401k’s disappeared and our financial system became nationalized—but he humanizes the players as well, resulting in an imminently readable, albeit lengthy, book.
NEWS & OPINION: Google Reader
By 800-CEO-READ, published July 25, 2011, at 8:36 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
We were discussing the new Google eReader via email here last week, when Roy replied with the following: Big Shock: Roy has never used Google anything. I think it's a government conspiracy. Happy Tuesday!
NEWS & OPINION: Crowdsourced Entrepreneurial Reads
By 800-CEO-READ, published September 14, 2009, at 7:17 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
A few weeks ago, Fred Wilson from avc. com kicked up interest in books that entreprenuers should read. Fred, in particular, made the point that "there is way more insight to be gained from stories than from business books.
NEWS & OPINION: Jeff Hayzlett's Business Library
By 800-CEO-READ, published April 27, 2010, at 6:35 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
If you know who Jeff Hayzlett is, it is probably from his appearances on television or his Twitter footprint. But the chief marketing officer of Kodak is now venturing into the wonderful world of analog with his new book, The Mirror Test: Is Your Business Really Breathing? , being released by Business Plus in May.
JACK COVERT SELECTS: Jack Covert Selects - What Would Google Do?
By 800-CEO-READ, published February 13, 2009, at 2:49 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
What Would Google Do? by Jeff Jarvis, Collins Business, HarperBusiness, 272 pages, $26. 99, Hardcover, February 2009, ISBN 9780061709715 When Jeff Jarvis, founder of the well-followed blog BuzzMachine, had a problem with the customer service provided by Dell, he sparked what would become an Internet firestorm of criticism that engulfed Dell in a customer service (and public relations) nightmare.