December 9, 2014
News & Opinion: And the Winners Are...
It was a difficult decision in each and every category, but decisions have been made, and the eight category winners of the 2014 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards are:
- Leadership & Management: The Road to Reinvention: How to Drive Disruption and Accelerate Transformation by Josh Linkner, Jossey-Bass
- Entrepreneurship: The Responsible Entrepreneur: Four Game-Changing Archetypes for Founders, Leaders, and Impact Investors by Carol Sanford, Jossey-Bass
- Finance & Economics: How the Poor Can Save Capitalism: Rebuilding the Path to the Middle Class by John Hope Bryant, Berrett-Koehler
- Marketing: Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products by Nir Eyal, Portfolio
- Sales: UnSelling: The New Customer Experience by Scott Stratten and Alison Kramer, Wiley
- Personal Development: Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown, Crown Business
- Innovation & Creativity: The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution by Walter Isaacson, Simon & Schuster
- General Business: The Intel Trinity: How Robert Noyce, Gordon Moore and Andy Grove Built the World's Most Important Company by Michael S. Malone, HarperBusiness
We will announce the overall Business Book of the Year (one of the eight books above) at the company’s awards ceremony and business book industry gathering on Thursday, January 8th at the The 13th Step in New York City. We will also announce the inaugural winner of The Jack Covert Award for Contribution to the Business Book Industry, named after our founder and president who retired in June, and given to a person in the business book publishing industry who best represents his innovations within and impact on business book publishing and selling.
We'll let you know in a month which of these great books we think is the best of the the year.
About Dylan Schleicher
Dylan Schleicher has been a part of the 800-CEO-READ claque since 2003. Even though he's stayed on at the company, he has not stayed put. After beginning in shipping & receiving, he joined customer service and accounting before moving into his current, highly elliptical orbit of duties overseeing the ChangeThis and In the Books websites, the company's annual review of books, and in-house design. He lives with his wife and two children in the Washington Heights neighborhood on Milwaukee's West Side.