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What We're Reading Over Memorial Day Weekend

By Blyth Meier, published May 23, 2018, at 1:08 PM – Filed under: The Company

Our staff members share the books they will be reading over the holiday weekend.

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In Praise of Wasting Time

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 18, 2018, at 2:02 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Alan Lightman takes us on an exploration of time and our inner lives that we can use to reclaim our mental health and creativity.

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Next Is Now: 5 Steps for Embracing Change―Building a Business that Thrives into the Future

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 15, 2018, at 12:35 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Lior Arussy, in this excerpt from his new book _Next Is Now_, discusses "The Secret to Employee Engagement."

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Would You Do That to Your Mother?: The "Make Mom Proud" Standard for How to Treat Your Customers

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 11, 2018, at 1:17 PM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Marketing & Sales, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Jeanne Bliss provides a single question that will make our businesses better, in every sense of the word "better."

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10 Books for New Graduates

By Blyth Meier, published May 9, 2018, at 11:21 AM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Management & Workplace Culture, Narrative & Biography, Personal Development & Human Behavior

These ten books make perfect gifts for your new grads, as they begin to navigate the Rest of Their Lives.

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High-Speed Empire: Chinese Expansion and the Future of Southeast Asia

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 4, 2018, at 8:50 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs

Will Doig's book on Chinese expansion is a quick and concise guide through that terrain that will take you just a few hours.

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Us vs. Them: The Failure of Globalism

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 3, 2018, at 10:14 AM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs

Ian Bremmer's new book is a great resource for making sense of the present political moment, for understanding what has prompted the rise of populism and backlash against globalism.

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Business Books to Watch in May

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 2, 2018, at 12:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Marketing & Sales, Narrative & Biography, Personal Development & Human Behavior, Publishing Industry

In order of their release dates, these are just some of the books we're hoping to get to know better in May.

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800-CEO-READ Business Bestsellers for April 2018

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 1, 2018, at 12:15 PM – Filed under: The Company

The bestselling business books at 800-CEO-READ for April 2018.

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Friend of a Friend . . .: Understanding the Hidden Networks That Can Transform Your Life and Your Career

By Blyth Meier, published May 1, 2018, at 9:15 AM – Filed under:

David Burkus' Friend of a Friend... introduces us to some new thinking on what successful networking can look like.

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Great American Outpost: Dreamers, Mavericks, and the Making of an Oil Frontier

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 27, 2018, at 3:00 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs

Maya Rao writes about "the ways in which the largest oil rush in modern US history wrestled with ephemeral and lasting interests, scam and legitimacy, and the power and failings of free enterprise."

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Measure What Matters: How Google, Bono and the Gates Foundation Rock the World with OKRs

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 25, 2018, at 8:56 AM – Filed under:

Legendary venture capitalist John Doerr reveals how a powerful goal-setting system has helped tech giants such as Google and Intel exceed all expectations–and how it can help any organization thrive.