Ryan Schleicher is now in his third tenure at 800-CEO-READ, having left the nest previously for adventures in New Orleans and at Milwaukee's Frontier Radio Station, WMSE. Developed the old-fashioned way, Ryan began at 800-CEO-READ in shipping/receiving, but the bosses kept offering new opportunities in customer service, sales, and marketing (he's most famous for his stint at our former book giveaway site, inBubbleWrap), so it was a no-brainer to bring him back in a multifaceted capacity, with a focus on directing our PR and working with Author Services.

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Jack Covert Selects - How We Got to Now

By Ryan Schleicher, published September 12, 2014, at 10:40 PM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity

Not many writers can craft an engaging 250 page book around seemingly mundane subjects such as glass and freezing, but Steven Johnson can.


Jack Covert Selects - The End of Absence

By Ryan Schleicher, published August 15, 2014, at 7:29 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

As part of the generation to know life both with and without the internet, Michael Harris sets out to discover what the it stole from everyday living—absence.


Friday Links

By Ryan Schleicher, published August 8, 2014, at 11:57 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

➻ Let's start with a quote, brought to our attention by a Vox Communications post entitled Read this male CEO's feminist explanation of why he's quitting: Friends and colleagues often ask my wife how she balances her job and motherhood. Somehow, the same people don't ask me. The above pull-quote is from Max Schireson, CEO of database company MongoDB, extracted from a blog post he published revealing why he was stepping down from his CEO position.