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Leadership & Strategy


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.

Powerpositiveteam

The Power of a Positive Team: Proven Principles and Practices That Make Great Teams Great

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 12, 2018, at 10:30 AM in Excerpts

Jon Gordon knows that positive teams don’t happen by accident, so he put his prolific pen to work to help with some practical, everyday ways to get there.

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. 

Leadingclarity

Leading Clarity: The Breakthrough Strategy to Unleash People, Profit, and Performance

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 24, 2018, at 10:24 AM in Excerpts

Brad Deuster's new book shows us how "inside the box" thinking leverages real-world limitations to spark greater creativity.

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.

Wouldyoudothat

Would You Do That to Your Mother?: The "Make Mom Proud" Standard for How to Treat Your Customers

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 11, 2018, at 1:17 PM in Editor's Choice

Jeanne Bliss provides a single question that will make our businesses better, in every sense of the word "better."

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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.

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.

Storydriven

Story Driven: You Don’t Need to Compete When You Know Who You Are

By Sally Haldorson, published April 11, 2018, at 10:00 AM in Staff Picks

Bernadette Jiwa teaches us to be better marketers, marketers who insist on authenticity and truth, and so much more in the process.

Leaderhabit

The Leader Habit: Master the Skills You Need to Lead—In Just Minutes a Day

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 10, 2018, at 1:00 PM in New Releases

Martin Lanik helps everyone master the skills needed to lead successfully—in just minutes a day.