Previous Giveaways

A History of the United States in Five Crashes: Stock Market Meltdowns That Defined a Nation
Scott Nations has produced a history of the United States "seen through the lens of the stock market."

20 winners picked on 6/27/2017

Weird in a World That's Not
Jennifer Romolini has written my favorite book at the moment—my favorite book of the year so far.

20 winners picked on 6/20/2017

Do You Have Who It Takes?: Managing Talent Risk in a High-Stakes Technical Workforce
Steve Trautman's new book goes beyond his previous expertise in knowledge transfer, broadening it to managing talent risk across the organization.

20 winners picked on 6/12/2017

Assembly Required: How to Hyperscale Your Sales, Dominate the Competition, and Become the Market Leader
Donald Scherer's new book is going to change the way many entrepreneurs build their companies.

20 winners picked on 6/5/2017

Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter
Liz Wiseman's brilliant book on engaging and developing workers in a way that multiplies what they have offer has been revised and expanded, and is out now.

20 winners picked on 5/30/2017

The Weekend Effect: The Life-Changing Benefits of Taking Time Off and Challenging the Cult of Overwork
In her new book, The Weekend Effect, Katrina Onstad points to an unsettling reality of modern life—we have ceded the weekend back to work.

20 winners picked on 5/23/2017

Barking Up the Wrong Tree: The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know about Success Is (Mostly) Wrong
Eric Barker's new book brings the "science-based answers and expert insight on how to be awesome at life" approach he takes on his blog to hardcover.

20 winners picked on 5/15/2017

How to Be Everything: A Guide for Those Who (Still) Don't Know What They Want to Be When They Grow Up
Emilie Wapnick is still in the process of answering the question of what she wants to do with her life, and helping others do the same.

20 winners picked on 5/8/2017

Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy
None of our lives goes perfectly according to plan, and all of us face tragedy and grief. In that sense, "We all live some form of Option B." Cheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant will help us all make the most of it.

20 winners picked on 5/1/2017

The Diamond Process: How to Fix Your Organization and Effectively Lead People
Mike Diamond and Chris Harding have written a book about the importance of developing and leading process as well as people.

20 winners picked on 4/24/2017

Extreme You : Step Up. Stand Out. Kick Ass. Repeat.
Sarah Robb O'Hagan's new book is "a training program for becoming the best version of yourself."

20 winners picked on 4/17/2017

Leadership in Focus: Bringing Out Your Best on Camera
Veteran filmmaker Vern Oakley has written a book distilling his decades of experience humanizing companies into a new book about the process, and power, of film.

20 winners picked on 4/10/2017

Solve for Happy: Engineer Your Path to Joy
Mo Gawdat's new book is about how to achieve happiness by ceasing the chase of it.

20 winners picked on 4/3/2017

Gen Z @ Work: How the Next Generation Is Transforming the Workplace
David and Jonah Stillman's new book examines a generation just now entering the workforce, and the changes they'll bring with them.

20 winners picked on 3/28/2017

The Best Team Wins: Build Your Business Through Predictive Hiring
The people we hire are usually the greatest cost, and the greatest determination, of a company's success, but most don't have a defined process in place to hire, train, and retain their employees. Adam Robinson can help you remedy that.

20 winners picked on 3/21/2017

Ego Free Leadership: Ending the Unconscious Habits that Hijack Your Business
Brandon Black and Shayne Hughes have written a unique and collaborative book about the ways in which your ego is holding you back at work by perpetrating behavior that doesn't serve you and those around you well.

20 winners picked on 3/14/2017

The Compassionate Achiever: How Helping Others Fuels Success
Christopher Kukk's new book teaches us how to build strength through kindness, unity of purpose through understanding. It is, in the end, about how helping others actually benefits ourselves.

20 winners picked on 3/6/2017

Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow
Homo Deus is an almost overwhelmingly erudite journey in humanity's future, and one worth taking.

20 winners picked on 2/28/2017

Buddhist Economics: An Enlightened Approach to the Dismal Science
Clair Brown's new book offers a reexamination of the current economic paradigm and our responsibilities (to each other, ourselves, and future generations) within it.

20 winners picked on 2/21/2017

Lastcall narrow
Awards Grab-Bag Giveaway
We're culling and shelving the books of 2016, which means we have some books to give away!

20 winners picked on 2/14/2017

Outsmart Your Instincts: How The Behavioral Innovation™ Approach Drives Your Company Forward
The great conceit of Outsmart Your Instincts is applying behavioral economics to the innovation process—to make sure we understand the way our biases get in the way of creativity and how to overcome them.

20 winners picked on 2/6/2017

The 2016 800-CEO-READ Business Book of the Year | What Works: Gender Equality by Design
Iris Bohnet's book is the best we found in 2016 to make your business better—period.

20 winners picked on 1/30/2017

Ninja Selling: Subtle Skills. Big Results.
Larry Kendall has written a eye-opening, compassionate, and enlightening book that will help you do well for yourself and for your customers.

19 winners picked on 1/23/2017

Raising the Bar: The Life and Work of Gerald D. Hines
A beautifully constructed book about a beautifully constructed and remarkable life.

20 winners picked on 1/10/2017

8crawards2016 longlist
The 2016 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Shortlist
This week, we have a set of all the books on this year's 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards shortlist to give away.

1 winners picked on 1/3/2017