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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.

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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.

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$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.

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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.

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Inside the Longlist: Current Events & Public Affairs

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 7, 2016, at 11:00 AM in News & Opinion

The reality underlying each of our choices for the best Current Events & Public Affairs book of the year is that good business practices can be a balm to society, while bad business practices act as a barrier to progress.

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The 2016 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Shortlist

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 6, 2016, at 9:15 AM in News & Opinion

These eight books, the top in their category, make up the shortlist for the 2016 800-CEO-READ Business Book Award.

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An Extraordinary Time: The End of the Postwar Boom and the Return of the Ordinary Economy

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 11, 2016, at 10:00 AM in Editor's Choice

Marc Levinson has written an incredibly smart and unideological economic history of the post-World War II boom, how it skewed our idea of what normal economic growth looks like, and how responsible government is for it.

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The Mosaic Principle: The Six Dimensions of a Remarkable Life and Career

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 3, 2016, at 2:30 PM in Editor's Choice

Nick Lovegrove makes a compelling argument against specialization and for greater breadth of knowledge and understanding.

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Business Books to Watch in November

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 2, 2016, at 9:00 AM in New Releases

These are some of the titles we'll have our eyes on in November.

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Simply Brilliant: How Great Organizations Do Ordinary Things in Extraordinary Ways

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 22, 2016, at 2:45 PM in Editor's Choice

Bill Taylor, founder of Fast Company, reminds us that creativity exists outside of Silicon Valley, and is available to all of us.

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Business Books to Watch in September

By 800-CEO-READ, published September 2, 2016, at 10:30 AM in New Releases

These are just some of the great business books being released in September.

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A Monstrous (and Most Welcome) Regiment of Women: Changing the Conversation

By Sally Haldorson, published August 2, 2016, at 11:00 AM in The 100 Best Business Books of All Time

Our General Manager Sally Haldorson's name has been added to the cover of the third edition of The 100 Best Business Books of All Time, and she has pulled more women into the conversation along with her.