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800-CEO-READ, a leading direct supplier of book-based resources compiles a monthly list of best-selling business books based on purchases by its corporate customers nationwide. Here are the best sellers for July 2018, plus descriptions of the Top 10.

1. "Conscious: The Power of Awareness in Business and Life" by Bob Rosen and Emma-Kate Swann, Wiley

2. "The Power of Positive Leadership: How and Why Positive Leaders Transform Teams and Organizations and Change the World" by Jon Gordon, Wiley

3. "The Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos" by Christian Davenport, PublicAffairs

4. "The Fourth Age: Smart Robots, Conscious Computers, and the Future of Humanity" by Byron Reese, Atria Books

5. "The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups" by Daniel Coyle, Bantam

6. "Bring Your Whole Self to Work: How Vulnerability Unlocks Creativity, Connection, and Performance" by Mike Robbins, Hay House

7. "Brotopia: Breaking Up the Boys' Club of Silicon Valley" by Emily Chang, Portfolio

8. "Engine of Impact: Essentials of Strategic Leadership in the Nonprofit Sector" by William F. Meehan III and Kim Starkey Jonker, Stanford Business Books

9. "The Power of a Positive Team: Proven Principles and Practices That Make Great Teams Great" by Jon Gordon, Wiley

10. "When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing" by Daniel H. Pink, Riverhead Books

11. "The Go-Giver: A Little Story about a Powerful Business Idea (Expanded)" by Bob Burg and John David Mann, Portfolio

12."Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance" by Angela Duckworth, Scribner Book Company

13. "Would You Do That to Your Mother?: The "make Mom Proud" Standard for How to Treat Your Customers" by Jeanne Bliss, Portfolio

14."Train Your Brain for Success: Read Smarter, Remember More, and Break Your Own Records" by Roger Seip, Wiley

15. "Social Value Investing: A Management Framework for Effective Partnerships" by Howard W. Buffett and William B. Eimicke, Columbia University Press

16. "Rise and Grind: Outperform, Outwork, and Outhustle Your Way to a More Successful and Rewarding Life" by Daymond John and Daniel Paisner, Currency

17. "Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work" by Chip Heath and Dan Heath, Crown Business

18. "The Together Leader: Get Organized for Your Success - And Sanity!" by Maia Heyck Merlin, Jossey-Bass

19. "What School Could Be: Insights and Inspiration from Teachers Across America" by Ted Dintersmith, Princeton University Press

20. "From Values to Action: The Four Principles of Values-Based Leadership" by Harry M. Jansen Kraemer Jr., Jossey-Bass

21."Visual Intelligence: Sharpen Your Perception, Change Your Life" by Amy E. Herman, Eamon Dolan/Mariner Books

22."The Myth of the Nice Girl: Achieving a Career You Love Without Becoming a Person You Hate" by Fran Hauser, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

23. "Unleashing the Innovators: How Mature Companies Find New Life with Startups" by Jim Stengel and Tom Post, Crown Business

24. "The Spark and the Grind: Ignite the Power of Disciplined Creativity" by Erik Wahl, Portfolio

25. "Frenemies: The Epic Disruption of the Ad Business (and Everything Else)" by Ken Auletta, Penguin Press

Descriptions of the top 10

1. "Conscious: The Power of Awareness in Business and Life" by Bob Rosen and Emma-Kate Swann, Wiley

Conscious is your personal roadmap through transformation - helping you adapt and accelerate into the future. To create sustainable change for yourself and your business. Why not be the one with your head lights on while others are driving in the dark?

2. "The Power of Positive Leadership: How and Why Positive Leaders Transform Teams and Organizations and Change the World" by Jon Gordon, Wiley

In this pioneering book Jon Gordon shares what he has learned and provides a comprehensive framework on positive leadership filled with proven principles, compelling stories, practical ideas and practices that will help anyone become a positive leader.

3. "The Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos" by Christian Davenport, PublicAffairs

Indeed, several billionaires are now applying their vast resources toward space colonization, and the result is a fierce competition for both new discoveries and business opportunities. While it is too soon to tell who will ultimately dominate a still-emerging industry, The Space Barons proves that a host of cutting-edge business ideas will likely result from ongoing efforts to conquer the stars.

4. "The Fourth Age: Smart Robots, Conscious Computers, and the Future of Humanity" by Byron Reese, Atria Books

A must-read for anyone interested in the intersection of technology, society and work, The Fourth Age examines the crucial questions we need to consider as new developments gain momentum and take hold.

5. "The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups" by Daniel Coyle, Bantam

Daniel Coyle spotlights small moves designed to empower leaders and their teams to achieve big impact. The Culture Code is the perfect leadership manifesto for entrepreneurial startups, established enterprises and all manner of businesses in between.

6. "Bring Your Whole Self to Work: How Vulnerability Unlocks Creativity, Connection, and Performance" by Mike Robbins, Hay House

In this book, Mike outlines five principles we can use to approach our own work in this spirit of openness and humanity, and to help the people we work with feel safe enough to do the same, so that the teams and organizations we're a part of can truly succeed.

7. "Brotopia: Breaking Up the Boys' Club of Silicon Valley" by Emily Chang, Portfolio

Silicon Valley's aggressive, misogynistic, work-at-all costs culture has shut women out of the greatest wealth creation in the history of the world. It's time to break up the boys' club. Emily Chang shows us how to fix this toxic culture - to bring down Brotopia, once and for all.

8. "Engine of Impact: Essentials of Strategic Leadership in the Nonprofit Sector" by William F. Meehan III and Kim Starkey Jonker, Stanford Business Books

Noted philanthropists William Meehan and Kim Starkey Jonker believe the seven essentials of strategic leadership are crucial within the ever-expanding landscape of philanthropic giving and investing. They assert that by clearly defining their objectives and fundraising strategies, as well as enlisting strong talent, nonprofit leaders will work smarter - and more importantly, maximize their impact.

9. "The Power of a Positive Team: Proven Principles and Practices That Make Great Teams Great" by Jon Gordon, Wiley

This is a book meant for teams to read together. It's written in such a way that if you and your team read it together, you will understand the obstacles you will face and what you must do to become a great team. If you read it together, stay positive together, and take action together you will accomplish amazing things TOGETHER.

10. "When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing" by Daniel H. Pink, Riverhead Books

In When, Pink distills cutting-edge research and data on timing and synthesizes them into a fascinating, readable narrative packed with irresistible stories and practical takeaways that give readers compelling insights into how we can live richer, more engaged lives.

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(800-CEO-READ, a leading direct supplier of books and other knowledge resources for businesses and organizations nationwide, is a division of Milwaukee-based Dickens Books. For complete descriptions of all books, visit http://800ceoread.com.)

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