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Sally Haldorson's job as 800-CEO-READ’s General Manager is to make 800-CEO-READ a great place to work for our employees, and a consistently high-performing customer service organization for our clients, authors, and our partners in the publishing industry. In addition to her General Manager duties ensuring collaboration, integration, and quality, she reads, writes, reviews, curates, and edits for the company. Helping craft The 100 Best Business Books of All Time used parts of both skill sets. Outside of work, she is most likely to be found hitting a tennis ball around or hanging out with her boys (husband, child, dog) at home.

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Doublebind

Double Bind: Women on Ambition

By Sally Haldorson, published May 16, 2017, at 11:10 AM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Robin Romm has edited a book of essays from successful women that takes on "the last feminist taboo"—ambition.

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A Q&A with Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant about Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy

By Sally Haldorson, published April 24, 2017, at 11:00 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Biography & Narrative, Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Our General Manager, Sally Haldorson, recently sent Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant five carefully considered questions about their new book. They responded in kind.

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Redefining Resilience and Telling a New Life Story: Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant's Option B

By Sally Haldorson, published April 17, 2017, at 11:15 AM – Filed under: Personal Development & Human Behavior

This is what Option B offers: for the grieving, a guide to recovery and resilience; for the empathetic, a guide to responding and respecting others whose life stories we can’t pretend to know.

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The Language of Loss is the Language of Life

By Sally Haldorson, published March 20, 2017, at 9:30 AM – Filed under: Biography & Narrative, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Facing the loss of life requires a new kind of language, one that isn't secret, but shared.

Whatworks

The 2016 800-CEO-READ Business Book of the Year

By Sally Haldorson, published January 12, 2017, at 7:31 PM – Filed under:

800-CEO-READ has selected What Works: Gender Equality by Design by Iris Bohnet (Belknap Press) as the 2016 Business Book of the Year.

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The 2016 Jack Covert Award for Contribution to the Business Book Industry: Hollis Heimbouch

By Sally Haldorson, published January 12, 2017, at 7:30 PM – Filed under: Publishing Industry

Each year, 800-CEO-READ recognizes one of the most significant contributors to the development and current state of the business book industry.

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Inside the Longlist: Management & Workplace Culture

By Sally Haldorson, published November 10, 2016, at 9:15 AM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture, Publishing Industry, The Company

These Management and Workplace Culture books range from advice on radical change to strategic solutions and provide practical examples and innovative approaches for managing your people, how your people manage and represent your product, and how you and your people manage to be happy at and in their work.

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Inside the Longlist: Leadership & Strategy

By Sally Haldorson, published November 2, 2016, at 1:30 PM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Publishing Industry, The Company

The following five Leadership & Strategy books will help guide you, your company, and your people through growth, through evolution, through reinvention. Each of these books will act as a lantern to make the forest a little less dark, and the way forward a little more clear.

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A Q&A with Leslie Michelson about The Patient's Playbook

By Sally Haldorson, published October 6, 2016, at 10:00 AM – Filed under:

Our general manager, Sally Haldorson, sent Leslie Michelson some questions about The Patient's Playbook.

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Submissions for the 2016 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards are now open!

By Sally Haldorson, published August 16, 2016, at 9:00 AM – Filed under: The Company

Any business book published in the U.S. within the year 2016 is eligible and submissions to the awards are free.

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A Monstrous (and Most Welcome) Regiment of Women: Changing the Conversation

By Sally Haldorson, published August 2, 2016, at 11:00 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Biography & Narrative, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Marketing & Sales, Personal Development & Human Behavior, Publishing Industry, The Company

Our General Manager Sally Haldorson's name has been added to the cover of the third edition of The 100 Best Business Books of All Time, and she has pulled more women into the conversation along with her.

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Born for This, and The Atomic Weight of Love (for What You Do)

By Sally Haldorson, published April 27, 2016, at 1:00 PM – Filed under: Personal Development & Human Behavior

In Born for This, Chris Guilllebeau has given us a primer on "any number of scenarios that create job dissatisfaction, and reveals tips and tricks on how to make a change."