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Personal Development & Human Behavior


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The Enchanted Hour: The Miraculous Power of Reading Aloud in the Age of Distraction

By Emily Porter, published April 24, 2019, at 9:00 AM in Staff Picks

Our newest employee, Emily Porter, reviews Meghan Cox Gurdon's new book about "The Miraculous Power of Reading Aloud in the Age of Distraction."

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Keep Going: 10 Ways to Stay Creative in Good Times and Bad

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 12, 2019, at 1:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Austin Kleon's new book is a great reminder of what is most important not only in our creative lives, but in our life in general.

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Business Books to Watch in April 2019

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 3, 2019, at 9:53 AM in New Releases

In order of their release date, these are 20 books to choose from to kick off your Spring reading.

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Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 2, 2019, at 9:30 AM in Excerpts

Jennifer L. Eberhardt reminds us that "racial bias is a human problem—one all people can play a role in solving," even and especially those who design business and social media platforms.

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The Big Nine: How the Tech Titans and Their Thinking Machines Could Warp Humanity

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 29, 2019, at 4:38 PM in Editor's Choice

Amy Webb's book is a look at where AI comes from and where it is going, laying out three scenarios—from "optimistic to pragmatic to catastrophic"—of where it could lead us in the next 50 years.

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Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men

By 800-CEO-READ, published March 26, 2019, at 9:00 AM in Excerpts

Celebrated feminist advocate Caroline Criado Perez investigates the shocking root cause of gender inequality and research.

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Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders?: (And How to Fix It)

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 15, 2019, at 1:59 PM in Editor's Choice

Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic's HBR article, "Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders?" has become one of the most read in recent years. There is a reason for that, and an answer to the question he poses.

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Wise Guy: Lessons from a Life

By 800-CEO-READ, published March 6, 2019, at 11:00 AM in Excerpts

Guy Kawasaki's new book "covers everything from moral values to business skills to parenting." In this excerpt, he discusses why the toughest teachers are the best teachers.

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Business Books to Watch in March

By 800-CEO-READ, published March 4, 2019, at 3:00 PM in New Releases

20 books we're looking forward to getting to know a little better in the month of March.

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Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 8, 2019, at 3:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Cal Newport offers a philosophy to combat the more damaging effects of a digital age dominated by "attention economy conglomerates," and strategies for living a more deliberate, intentional, and fulfilled life.

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Financial Freedom: A Proven Path to All the Money You Will Ever Need

By 800-CEO-READ, published February 5, 2019, at 12:00 PM in Excerpts

"Millennial Millionaire" Grant Sabatier's new book is a practical roadmap to living life on one’s own terms, as soon as possible.

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Business Books to Watch in February

By 800-CEO-READ, published February 4, 2019, at 9:00 AM in New Releases

20 books we think our readers may be interested in giving some consideration in February.