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Business Books to Watch in August

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 6, 2018, at 1:58 PM in New Releases

Twenty books being published in August that we're hoping to spend more time with before summer's end.

Conscious

Conscious: The Power of Awareness in Business and Life

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 27, 2018, at 3:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Bob Rosen and Emma-Kate Swann’s new book is basically a 272-page admonition and instruction guide to stay woke.

Omegaprinciple

The Omega Principle: Seafood and the Quest for a Long Life and a Healthier Planet

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 20, 2018, at 3:55 PM in Editor's Choice

Paul Greenberg's new book is a profound look at life on earth through the lens of a single molecule.

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Leading with Emotional Courage: How to Have Hard Conversations, Create Accountability, and Inspire Action on Your Most Important Work

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 13, 2018, at 3:15 PM in Editor's Choice

Peter Bregman's new book about leading with emotional courage is itself emotionally courageous, and a great call to action.

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Business Books to Watch in July

By 800-CEO-READ, published July 9, 2018, at 1:30 PM in New Releases

12 books being published in July (with one gem we missed pulled in from late June) that we'll be focusing our attention on over the course of the month. 

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.

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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.

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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.