October 17, 2007
News & Opinion: Happy anniversary, Tom!
NEWS & OPINION: Channel Insider's 21 to Read
By 800-CEO-READ, published May 27, 2009, at 2:49 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Channel Insider recently posted a slide show of 21 Must Read Books for Business Success. It was compiled by asking "successful solution providers what books have both inspired them and shaped their approach to making their businesses a success. " You can get detailed descriptions of the books by viewing the slide show, but the list itself, with links, below.
NEWS & OPINION: Freakonomics' Levitt Questioning Good To Great
By 800-CEO-READ, published July 30, 2008, at 6:48 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Steven Levitt on his Freakonomics blog takes a shot at Good To Great and the recent performance of GTG standouts Fannie Mae, Circuit City, and Wells Fargo. A purchase of either Fannie Mae or Circuit City at the time of the book's publication would have netted you an 80% loss in your investment today. Not so good.
NEWS & OPINION: Jeff Hayzlett's Business Library
By 800-CEO-READ, published April 27, 2010, at 6:35 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
If you know who Jeff Hayzlett is, it is probably from his appearances on television or his Twitter footprint. But the chief marketing officer of Kodak is now venturing into the wonderful world of analog with his new book, The Mirror Test: Is Your Business Really Breathing? , being released by Business Plus in May.
NEWS & OPINION: Biz Books from B-Schools - Part I
By 800-CEO-READ, published April 28, 2004, at 6:09 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Thanks to a post at vazhiambalam, I was alerted to a feature over at BusinessWeek. BW recently asked over 30 business school professors what books they would recommend to readers. The layout is a little clunky.
NEWS & OPINION: The Wall Street Journal Business Gurus List
By 800-CEO-READ, published May 6, 2008, at 5:38 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
The Wall Street Journal yesterday had a major feature titled "New Breed of Business Gurus Rises. " The article provides a ranking of the thought leaders in business today. The ranking system is based on the 2003 book What's the Big Idea?