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David Cote has delivered the “War and Peace of books on corporate leadership.” In Winning Now, Winning Later, the former Honeywell CEO offers a riveting account of how he transformed a failing conglomerate into one of the world’s most reputable companies. Too often, leaders will sacrifice future investments for the sake of quarterly numbers, says Cote. In contrast, his paradigm-shifting method helps leaders achieve both short- and long-term goals simultaneously.

Life After Incarceration

Social Justice Marcus Bullock

After spending 8 years in adult maximum-security prison as a teenager, Marcus Bullock was determined to make a difference. He developed the Flikshop app as a way to help inmates to stay connected to their loved ones, as well as access the resources needed to transition back into society. As mass incarceration continues to ravage communities of color, Bullock shows us how successful reentry is the first step to healing our fractured criminal justice system.

For the Pathbreaking "1619 Project," a 2020 Pulitzer Prize

Social Justice Nikole Hannah-Jones

The Pulitzer Prize for Commentary goes to Nikole Hannah-Jones for her opening essay in the much-discussed "1619 Project," which reframes history by placing the contributions of Black Americans at the center of our national narrative.

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Politics & Society Abdul El-Sayed

Formerly America’s youngest health commissioner, Abdul El-Sayed is now a rapidly rising voice in progressive politics, heralded by the likes of Bernie Sanders and Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez. In his new book Healing Politics, he combines the science of epidemiology with the legislative action we need to repair our broken healthcare system. In the midst of the rapidly spreading coronavirus, there is no timelier, or more urgent, read.

CEO Lessons

Leadership David Cote

David Cote has delivered the “War and Peace of books on corporate leadership.” In Winning Now, Winning Later, the former Honeywell CEO offers a riveting account of how he transformed a failing conglomerate into one of the world’s most reputable companies. Too often, leaders will sacrifice future investments for the sake of quarterly numbers, says Cote. In contrast, his paradigm-shifting method helps leaders achieve both short- and long-term goals simultaneously.

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