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The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 23, 2017, at 2:07 PM in Editor's Choice

Brian Merchant provides a full history—human, cultural, and technological—of the device that has changed the world.

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Total Alignment: Tools and Tactics for Streamlining Your Organization

By 800-CEO-READ, published June 19, 2017, at 9:41 AM in New Releases

Dr. Riaz Khadem and Linda Khadem share proven processes that will get all your people on the same page.

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Lead Yourself First: Inspiring Leadership Through Solitude

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 16, 2017, at 1:22 PM in Editor's Choice

Raymond M. Kethledge and Michael S. Erwin employ exquisite storytelling to teach us the importance for leaders to carve out some time for solitude.

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Hunch: Turn Your Everyday Insights Into the Next Big Thing

By Sally Haldorson, published June 13, 2017, at 3:13 PM in Staff Picks

Bernadette Jiwa's new book is a reminder that we shouldn't surrender our human faculty to the advance of big data.

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The Wisdom of Finance: Discovering Humanity in the World of Risk and Return

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 9, 2017, at 10:28 AM in Editor's Choice

Mihir Desai puts values back at the center of value creation by bringing the humanities to bear on finance, and finance to our understanding of our humanity.

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The Mathematical Corporation: Where Machine Intelligence and Human Ingenuity Achieve the Impossible

By 800-CEO-READ, published June 7, 2017, at 9:21 AM in New Releases

Booz Allen Hamilton machine intelligence experts Joshua Sullivan and Angela Zutavern, is the first book to show business leaders how to compete by combining the mathematical smarts of machines with the intellect of visionary leaders.

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The Inspiration Code: How the Best Leaders Energize People Every Day

By 800-CEO-READ, published June 2, 2017, at 9:21 AM in Excerpts

Kristi Hedges discusses one big question she posed—and the reaction to it by thousands of leaders over time—that inspired her to write The Inspiration Code.

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Business Books to Watch in June

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 31, 2017, at 11:16 AM in New Releases

These are the books we have our eyes on in the month of June.

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Wild Ride: Inside Uber's Quest for World Domination

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 26, 2017, at 2:56 PM in Editor's Choice

Uber's story is one worth telling and listening to, and we’re fortunate Adam Lashinsky took on the formidable task.

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Q&A with Steven Clifford, Author of The CEO Pay Machine

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 25, 2017, at 8:47 AM in Interviews

Steven Clifford's new book describes what has caused CEO compensation to explode over the last four decades, how it damages companies, the economy, and our democracy, and what we can do about it.

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Insight: Why We're Not as Self-Aware as We Think, and How Seeing Ourselves Clearly Helps Us Succeed at Work and in Life

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 18, 2017, at 3:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Dr. Tasha Eurich's new book is a sometimes uncomfortable, always powerful eye-opener to what it takes to be truly successful.

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Good People: The Only Leadership Decision That Really Matters

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 15, 2017, at 9:40 AM in Excerpts

In Good People, Anthony Tjan explains how kindness and caring for others is good for business.