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Finding the right book at the right moment can be life changing. Picking up the wrong one is a waste of time and money. To know which it will be, you need to start reading. We help you get started by bringing you excerpts of the latest books so you can find the right one for you.




Straighttalk

Straight Talk for Startups: 100 Insider Rules for Beating the Odds—From Mastering the Fundamentals to Selecting Investors, Fundraising, Managing Boards, and Achieving Liquidity

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 9, 2018, at 10:44 AM – Filed under:

Randy Komisar and Jantoon Reigersman ask budding entrepreneurs the most important question of all: Why are you doing this?

Creativecurve

The Creative Curve: How to Develop the Right Idea, at the Right Time

By 800-CEO-READ, published July 18, 2018, at 11:52 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity

In this excerpt, Allen Gannet—a Forbes and Inc. “30 Under 30” awardee—explores The Sitcom Secret to Creative Success.

Neverstoplearning

Never Stop Learning: Stay Relevant, Reinvent Yourself, and Thrive

By Blyth Meier, published June 26, 2018, at 8:24 AM – Filed under: Personal Development & Human Behavior

In his new book, Bradley R. Staats explains how one of the keys to life-long learning is simply being true to yourself.

Neveragain

#NeverAgain: A New Generation Draws the Line

By Blyth Meier, published June 19, 2018, at 9:52 AM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs

Survivors of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School share The Parkland Manifesto for reducing deaths from gun violence.

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 – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

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.

Leadingclarity

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

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 24, 2018, at 10:24 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

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

Nextisnow

Next Is Now: 5 Steps for Embracing Change―Building a Business that Thrives into the Future

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 15, 2018, at 12:35 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Lior Arussy, in this excerpt from his new book _Next Is Now_, discusses "The Secret to Employee Engagement."

Usvsthem

Us vs. Them: The Failure of Globalism

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 3, 2018, at 10:14 AM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs

Ian Bremmer's new book is a great resource for making sense of the present political moment, for understanding what has prompted the rise of populism and backlash against globalism.

Friendofafriend

Friend of a Friend . . .: Understanding the Hidden Networks That Can Transform Your Life and Your Career

By Blyth Meier, published May 1, 2018, at 9:15 AM – Filed under:

David Burkus' Friend of a Friend... introduces us to some new thinking on what successful networking can look like.

Dealsthatmadeworld

The Deals That Made the World: Reckless Ambition, Backroom Negotiations, and the Hidden Truths of Business

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 19, 2018, at 2:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Jacques Peretti looks at the world we live in today through the lens of ten business deals that "have ramifications far beyond business," and have been "especially crucial in shaping modern society."

Stopselling

Stop Selling and Start Leading: How to Make Extraordinary Sales Happen

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 9, 2018, at 9:45 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Marketing & Sales

James Kouzes, Barry Posner, and Deb Calvert reveal why, in order to effect change, we have to first believe that we're able to.

Newpower

New Power: How Power Works in Our Hyperconnected World—And How to Make It Work for You

By Blyth Meier, published April 3, 2018, at 2:16 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs

Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms explore one of the more positive by-products of the digital era: the disruption of consolidated power.