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Inside the Longlist: The Best Current Events & Public Affairs Books of 2017

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 6, 2017, at 12:59 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Publishing Industry, The Company

The five books in our Current Events & Public Affairs category are all timely, topical explorations of the intersection between business and the wider world they're meant to serve.

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The 2017 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Shortlist

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 5, 2017, at 8:16 AM – Filed under: The Company

These are the eight books, which we deemed to be at the top in their category in 2017, remaining in the running to win this year's 800-CEO-READ Business Book Award.

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800-CEO-READ Business Bestsellers for November 2017

By 800-CEO-READ, published December 1, 2017, at 2:24 PM – Filed under: The Company

The bestselling business books at 800-CEO-READ for November 2017.

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Beeronomics: How Beer Explains the World

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 1, 2017, at 8:54 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Narrative & Biography

Johan Swinnen & Devin Briski have written a history of the world through the lens of beer brewing and distribution.

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Inside the Longlist: The Best Innovation & Creativity Books of 2017

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 29, 2017, at 10:11 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Publishing Industry, The Company

These are the five books on Innovation & Creativity published in 2017 that we feel rise above the rest.

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Inside the Longlist: The Best Marketing & Sales Books of 2017

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 22, 2017, at 11:15 AM – Filed under: Marketing & Sales, Publishing Industry, The Company

Taking a look inside the best sales and marketing books published in 2017, and at the lessons they have to offer.

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Breaking Bad Habits: Defy Industry Norms and Reinvigorate Your Business

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 17, 2017, at 12:23 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

Freek Vermeulen believes that the key to innovation may not be finding something to add to your organization, but finding something to subtract.

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Inside the Longlist: The Best Management & Workplace Culture Books of 2017

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 15, 2017, at 12:00 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture, Publishing Industry, The Company

Taking a look inside five best books on management and workplace culture books published in 2017.

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Meaningful Work: A Quest to Do Great Business, Find Your Calling, and Feed Your Soul

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 14, 2017, at 11:00 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Leadership & Strategy, Narrative & Biography

Founder Shawn Askinosie, along with CMO Lawren Askinosie, tells us the secret of Askinosie Chocolate’s success—in addition, of course, to its honestly sourced cocoa.

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Dollars and Sense: How We Misthink Money and How to Spend Smarter

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 10, 2017, at 12:27 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Dan Ariely and Jeff Kreisler make thinking about what we do wrong with money a lot of fun.

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The 2017 Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 10, 2017, at 12:00 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Narrative & Biography, Publishing Industry

The Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award has been awarded to Amy Goldstein and her excellent book on Janesville, Wisconsin in the aftermath of a GM plant closure.

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Inside the Longlist: The Best Leadership & Strategy Books of 2017

By Sally Haldorson, published November 8, 2017, at 11:00 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy

Our General Manager Sally Haldorson led our search for the five best books on leadership and strategy published in 2017, and discusses here those we chose in the end.