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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.

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Startupway

The Startup Way: How Modern Companies Use Entrepreneurial Management to Transform Culture and Drive Long-Term Growth

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 20, 2017, at 12:40 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

Eric Ries has written both a philosophical treatise for a new form of management and an entrepreneurial engineering guide to doing the work on the ground.

Unbranding

Unbranding: 100 Branding Lessons for the Age of Disruption

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 17, 2017, at 2:00 PM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Marketing & Sales

Scott and Alison Stratten keep us focused on the human fundamentals of business, on what really matters, even if how we communicate them may change in the digital era.

Four

The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 13, 2017, at 12:58 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Biography & Narrative, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Scott Galloway tells the story of the four technology companies dominating the economy and world today, providing lessons on each that entertain, inform, and may cause some alarm.

Powermoments

The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 5, 2017, at 3:10 PM – Filed under:

Chip and Dan Heath show us how to make the most of the moments that are presented to us, and how to manufacture more impactful moments for ourselves and others.

Newopinion

The 2017 FT & McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award Shortlist

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 29, 2017, at 9:00 AM – Filed under: Publishing Industry

The shortlist has been announced for the 2017 FT & McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award.

Blueoceanshift

Blue Ocean Shift: Beyond Competing—Proven Steps to Inspire Confidence and Seize New Growth

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 29, 2017, at 8:53 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Innovation & Creativity, Management & Workplace Culture

W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne are back with a new book about how to implement blue ocean strategies.

Memo

The Memo: Five Rules for Your Economic Liberation

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 22, 2017, at 10:53 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

John Hope Bryant has been championing financial literacy for at least 25 years, and he has now written a book to deliver the memo directly to you.

Creatinggreatchoices

Creating Great Choices: A Leader's Guide to Integrative Thinking

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 15, 2017, at 8:49 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Jennifer Riel and Roger Martin have written an essential how-to book on integrative thinking.

Mindschannel

The Hacking of the American Mind and a World Without Mind

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 8, 2017, at 2:33 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

The inventions of our age baffle the mind—and their potential affects on us and the world are hard to even wrap our heads around. But with the help of Franklin Foer and Robert Lustig, you’ll be able to do just that.

Fiftyinventions

Fifty Inventions That Shaped the Modern Economy

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 24, 2017, at 1:46 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Biography & Narrative, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy

Tim Harford has written another great economic history that helps reveal how the modern economy came to be, and the benefits and risks associated with invention.

Lostartclosing

The Lost Art of Closing: Winning the Ten Commitments That Drive Sales

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 17, 2017, at 8:44 AM – Filed under: Marketing & Sales, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Really good, humane and effective sales books don’t come around too often, so when they do you should snatch them up. Anthony Iannarino's new book is one of them.

Steamtitans

Steam Titans: Cunard, Collins, and the Epic Battle for Commerce on the North Atlantic

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 11, 2017, at 11:43 AM – Filed under: Biography & Narrative

William M. Fowler Jr.'s new maritime history is the perfect book to take to the beach this summer.