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Inside the Longlist: Big Ideas & New Perspectives

By Blyth Meier, published January 7, 2019, at 1:30 PM in News & Opinion

Our marketing director Blyth Meier takes readers inside 2018's best books in the Big Ideas & New Perspectives category.

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55, Underemployed, and Faking Normal: Your Guide to a Better Life

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 4, 2019, at 3:06 PM in Editor's Choice

Elizabeth White has written a book that we believe can help a good part of a generation, and those that follow it, adapt to a new normal of financial instability as the social contract has been upended.

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Love for Imperfect Things: How to Accept Yourself in a World Striving for Perfection

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 21, 2018, at 1:03 PM in Editor's Choice

Haemin Sunim's new book reminds us that we are all imperfect, that we all struggle in our life and work, and that we are all worthy of love.

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The Myth of Capitalism: Monopolies and the Death of Competition

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 7, 2018, at 2:45 PM in Editor's Choice

Jonathan Tepper and Denise Hearn's research into why American workers' wages weren't increasing along with corporate profits led them to a problem that plagues the entire economy—a lack of competition.

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Business Books to Watch in December

By 800-CEO-READ, published December 4, 2018, at 2:00 PM in New Releases

These are ten books we are going to be looking into further here during the month of December.

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The 2018 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Shortlist

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 4, 2018, at 6:00 AM in News & Opinion

The eight books on our shortlist for the business book of the year wrestle with an inflection point in both business and society.

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Questions Are the Answer: A Breakthrough Approach to Your Most Vexing Problems at Work and in Life

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 30, 2018, at 1:27 PM in Editor's Choice

Hal Gregersen's new book is about the power of asking more questions in our organizations, in education, and in our lives.

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The Curse of Bigness: Antitrust in the New Gilded Age

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 16, 2018, at 2:15 PM in Editor's Choice

Tim Wu dusts off the tradition of antitrust laws and enforcement in American history, and examines how they can help us end the inequities of our new Gilded Age.

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This Is Marketing: You Can't Be Seen Until You Learn to See

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 9, 2018, at 2:30 PM in Editor's Choice

The best business books humanize business rather than commodify humanity. Seth Godin’s books have always attempted to do that, and his latest does a great job of it.

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The 2018 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Longlist

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 8, 2018, at 9:15 AM in News & Opinion

Our 2018 business book awards longlist rewards 40 books from diverse authors and publishers highlighting the humanity in the genre.

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Business Books to Watch in November 2018

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 5, 2018, at 12:00 PM in New Releases

20 books taking on business from many different perspectives that we'll be slowing down to consider in November.

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The Job: Work and Its Future in a Time of Radical Change

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 2, 2018, at 1:30 PM in Editor's Choice

Ellen Ruppel Shell examines the history of jobs, the increasing disappearance of them, and where we go from here.