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Big Ideas & New Perspectives


Hitmakers

Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 24, 2017, at 9:00 AM in Editor's Choice

Derek Thompson’s new book is about many things, including the mysteries of beauty and goose bumps, but it is, at its core, about the commerce of culture and the how technology has altered the path to popularity over time.

Youareuniverse

You Are the Universe: Discovering Your Cosmic Self and Why It Matters

By 800-CEO-READ, published February 17, 2017, at 10:00 AM in New Releases

Deepak Chopra has teamed up with physicist Menas Kafatos to turns our questions about outward reality inward, to explore our own consciousness to access the true nature of reality.

Stretch

Stretch: Unlock the Power of Less—and Achieve More Than You Ever Imagined

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 10, 2017, at 2:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Scott Sonenshein teaches us how to shift mindsets and use the resources we already have more creatively instead of constantly seeking more.

Superhubs

$uperHubs: How the Financial Elite and their Networks Rule Our World

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 2, 2017, at 10:40 AM in Editor's Choice

Sandra Navidi pulls back the curtain on the financial elite for a personal look at the most powerful individuals, a scientific examination of the network dynamics at play, and an analysis of where it is all headed.

Creativechange

Creative Change: Why We Resist It … How We Can Embrace It

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 26, 2017, at 2:00 PM in Editor's Choice

We have incredibly complicated and complex challenges to address and overcome in this world—none more so than our own psychology. Jennifer Mueller's new book comes at the perfect time to help us do just that.

Ownit

Business Books to Watch in January

By 800-CEO-READ, published January 6, 2017, at 11:15 AM in New Releases

These are just some of the books we have our eyes on in January.

Smartcollaboration

Smart Collaboration: How Professionals and Their Firms Succeed by Breaking Down Silos

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 5, 2017, at 2:15 PM in Editor's Choice

Heidi K. Gardner's book helps us transform our outlook and our organization from a hammer into a toolbox.

Sustainabilityedge

The Sustainability Edge: How to Drive Top-Line Growth with Triple-Bottom-Line Thinking

By 800-CEO-READ, published December 30, 2016, at 10:30 AM in New Releases

Suhas Apte and Jagdish N. Sheth explain why pursuing sustainability is the most effective way to gain a sustainable and consistent competitive advantage in business.

Rest

Rest: Why You Get More Done When You Work Less

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 22, 2016, at 1:45 PM in Editor's Choice

Alex Soojung-Kim Pang delivers a timely message that rest needs to be deliberate, or our work will become debilitating

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Inside the Longlist: Big Ideas & New Perspectives

By Ryan Schleicher, published December 21, 2016, at 3:00 PM in News & Opinion

Big ideas and new perspectives someday become, once enacted, status quo. It will take a while, but the first step is often powerful voices writing powerful books.

Winlosing

Win At Losing: How Our Biggest Setbacks Can Lead To Our Greatest Gains

By 800-CEO-READ, published December 20, 2016, at 10:00 AM in Excerpts

Sam Weinman explains why many who emerge from the depths of a failed business tend to be better off from the experience.

Signalstalking

The Signals Are Talking: Why Today’s Fringe Is Tomorrow’s Mainstream

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 16, 2016, at 1:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Futurist Amy Webb teaches us to decipher the signals popping up on the fringes of culture and society and what they mean for our industries and organizations.