Facebook Holding Discussions on Business Books

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From December 5-9, Facebook is running a campaign with the hashtag #ReadToLead, focused on books that deal with leadership and business.

The movement asks prominent business leaders to share photos or videos of the books they feel have shaped their ideas on both leadership and business. Participants range from those in the publishing industry to Jane Goodall, Air BnB CEO Brian Chesky, and makeup artist Bobbi Brown. This is not in partnership with any specific publisher, but HarperCollins Senior VP Lisa Sharkey has contributed.

Find the aggregated posts here.

 

Source: http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/digital/content-and-e-books/article/72203-facebook-spotlights-business-books-with-readtolead.html

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