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AUGUST'S FC READERS' CHOICE AWARD

Bestseller lists? Forget them. We want to highlight the books that really matter, and we want your help. Here's how to play Book Club, Fast Company style:

  1. Purchase and read the FC Readers' Choice Award picked by you, our readers.
  2. Discuss the book with other readers in our online discussions or at a Fast Company Book Club Meetup event -- or start your own face-to-face discussion group.
  3. Vote for next month's book. We'll give you 5 choices that align with our mission: to help you work smarter and lead better. Browse the excerpts and vote for your favorite.

* AUGUST'S FC READERS' CHOICE AWARD

Unstuck: A tool for Yourself, Your Team , and Your World
by Keith Yamashita and Sandra Spataro

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Unstuck is one of the most playful, visually compelling business self-help guides in years. Authors Keith Yamashita and Sandra Spataro believe that just about everybody is stuck in one way or another, and they offer engaging advice on how to get the bubble gum off your shoe. Plenty of real-world scenarios from companies such as 3M, Continental Airlines, and even NASA illustrate first how to cope and then how to prosper.

* VOTE FOR OCTOBER'S BOOK OF THE MONTH

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book cover The Behavioral Advantage: What the Smartest, Most Successful Companies Do Differently to Win in the B2B Arena
by Terry R. Bacon and David G. Pugh
2
book cover Claiming Your Place at the Fire : Living the Second Half of Your Life on Purpose
by Richard Leider and David A. Shapiro
3
book cover Copies in Seconds
by David Owen
4
book cover The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid: Eradicating Poverty Through Profits
by C. K. Prahalad
5
book cover The Power of Impossible Thinking: Transform the Business of Your Life and the Life of Your Business
by Yoram Wind and Colin Crook