March 23, 2009
News & Opinion: SXSW Interactive Interview with Pam Slim
Pam Slim is the author of the upcoming Escape From Cubicle Nation. She has been writing a blog by the same name for some time. The book coming out April 30th. This is just a taste. I will be having Pam back for a longer interview when the book publishes.
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: 6 Secrets to Startup Success
By 800-CEO-READ, published April 8, 2011, at 7:29 AM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
We've been talking a lot about entrepreneurship lately here, and the discussion continues today around a recent book by John Bradberry, called, 6 Secrets to Startup Success: How to Turn Your Entrepreneurial Passion Into a Thriving Business. I first met author John Bradberry at the 2010 800-CEO-READ Author Pow Wow and was intrigued by his realistic view of business in an era where the popular message was to simply follow passion. As we discussed, and as John digs deep into within his book, is that passion is not nearly enough to create success.
NEWS & OPINION: What can you make?
By 800-CEO-READ, published February 10, 2010, at 4:40 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
I just posted this question on Twitter and LinkedIn and got a lot of interesting responses. From paper snowflakes, to muffins, to cookies, to photos, to records; these are the things that first came to people's minds when considering the question. These things are what they like to make.
NEWS & OPINION: Escape From Cubicle Nation: Todd interviews author Pamela Slim
By 800-CEO-READ, published May 1, 2009, at 7:51 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Todd Sattersten talks with author Pamela Slim about her new book Escape From Cubicle Nation, which reveals why you should leave your job and pursue your passion. Even if you don't know what that passion is, Slim discusses how to examine what that might be, and how to find fulfillment and financial success in the process. [podcast]http://800ceoread.
NEWS & OPINION: Seth's November List
By 800-CEO-READ, published November 19, 2009, at 3:47 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Seth Godin has posted some new reading suggestions for you, writing: Until further notice, books remain your #1 entertainment and learning value. Have you ever finished a book and not felt smarter? The books on the list are: Makers by Cory Doctorow, Tor Books Bad Monkeys: A Novel (P.