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Reinforcements

Reinforcements: How to Get People to Help You

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 29, 2018, at 3:30 PM in Editor's Choice

Heidi Grant's new book will show you how to be better able to ask for the help you need, and improve the lives of others—perhaps the world—in the process.

Frenemies

Frenemies: The Epic Disruption of the Ad Business (and Everything Else)

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 22, 2018, at 4:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Ken Auletta has written an in-depth account of the advertising industry, those who lead it today, and those trying to disrupt it.

Gigged

Gigged: The End of the Job and the Future of Work

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 15, 2018, at 3:39 PM in Editor's Choice

Sarah Kessler writes of the rise and fall of the gig economy, with a nod toward what the future of work might look like and the choices we'll need to make and hard work we'll need to put in to build it.

Dreamteams

Dream Teams: Working Together Without Falling Apart

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 8, 2018, at 2:27 PM in Editor's Choice

Shane Snow has written a great book about the power of teams that is rooted in the American experience and the better angels of our nature.

Creativecurve

Business Books to Watch in June

By 800-CEO-READ, published June 5, 2018, at 1:53 PM in New Releases

Twenty books we'll be looking at more closely in the month of June. 

Badblood

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 25, 2018, at 12:45 PM in Editor's Choice

John Carreyrou's new book is in part a story about truly atrocious leadership and management, and a powerful reminder of the importance and power of a free press.

Inpraisewastingtime

In Praise of Wasting Time

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 18, 2018, at 2:02 PM in Editor's Choice

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

Highspeedempire

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

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 4, 2018, at 8:50 AM in Editor's Choice

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

Einsteinsboss

Business Books to Watch in May

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 2, 2018, at 12:00 PM in New Releases

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

Newpower

New Power: How Power Works in Our Hyperconnected World—and How to Make It Work for You

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 20, 2018, at 3:45 PM in Editor's Choice

Jeremy Heimans & Henry Timms detail how technology-enabled collaboration and mass participation are enabling a new power that is changing the world before our very eyes.

Dealsthatmadeworld

The Deals That Made the World: Reckless Ambition, Backroom Negotiations, and the Hidden Truths of Business

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 19, 2018, at 2:00 PM in Excerpts

Jacques Peretti looks at the world we live in today through the lens of ten business deals that "have ramifications far beyond business," and have been "especially crucial in shaping modern society."

Howwomenrise

How Women Rise: Break the 12 Habits Holding You Back from Your Next Raise, Promotion, or Job

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 12, 2018, at 3:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Our businesses, and society, are better off with more women in leadership. Sally Helgesen and Marshall Goldsmith have written a how-to guide for women to seize those positions of power and influence.