August 14, 2007

Staff Picks: The Buzz About Business Books

By: Dylan Schleicher @ 3:54 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

There has been a concentration of interest in business books and their readers over the last month.
  • Check out the comments on my Five Business Book Classics post. Some folks have added their selections and others have taken issue with my choices.
  • Harriet Rubin had her piece in the New York Times reporting how CEOs tend to read things other than business books. In response, Tim O'Reilly of O'Reilly Books posted a similar sentiment with the books and quotes that inspire him.
  • Josh Kauffman at The Personal MBA posted his 2007 update to his list. You can read all about the history in the article BusinessWeek did on PMBA. His list consists of 69 books in 10 categories. His site also contains a blog and forums to discuss the curriculum. If you had trouble getting to the site yesterday, give it another try today.

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.