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Imaginationgap

The Imagination Gap

By 800-CEO-READ, published March 28, 2017, at 12:15 PM in Excerpts

In his new book, The Imagination Gap, Brian Reich argues that imagination provides a window into the world of what is possible.

Doughnuteconomics

Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 23, 2017, at 12:30 PM in Editor's Choice

Kate Raworth has written a beautiful and powerful book about the limits and setbacks of current economic dogma, and provides us with a new model to replace it with.

Sparkgrind

The Spark and the Grind: Ignite the Power of Disciplined Creativity

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 9, 2017, at 3:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Erik Wahl's new book is sure to create sparks of an idea and inspiration to follow it, as well as teaching you how to grind them out and keep creating more.

Irresistible

Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked

By Blyth Meier, published March 8, 2017, at 11:05 AM in Staff Picks

Adam Alter shines a light on behavioral addiction, and re-orients our relationship with the technologies we live with every day.

Transformationalconsumer

The Transformational Consumer: Fuel a Lifelong Love Affair with Your Customers by Helping Them Get Healthier, Wealthier, and Wiser

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 2, 2017, at 3:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Tara-Nicholle Nelson helps us create life-long relationships with our customers by servicing their aspirations rather than feeding their addictions.

Sensemaking

Business Books to Watch in March

By 800-CEO-READ, published March 1, 2017, at 10:00 AM in New Releases

There is an abundance of great books hitting in March. These are just some of those we'll be cracking the spine on for a closer look.

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.