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 2019, plus descriptions of the Top 10.

1. "Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World" by David Epstein, Riverhead Books

2. "Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think and Do" by Jennifer L Eberhardt, Viking

3. "The Age of Living Machines: How Biology Will Build the Next Technology Revolution" by Susan Hockfield, W. W. Norton & Company

4. "The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World" by Melinda Gates, Flatiron Books

5. "Digital Transformation: Survive and Thrive in an Era of Mass Extinction" by Thomas M. Siebel, RosettaBooks

6. "Total Rethink: Why Entrepreneurs Should Act Like Revolutionaries" by David McCourt, Wiley

7. "The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work and Team with Positive Energy" by Jon Gordon, Wiley

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

9. "Out of the Gobi: My Story of China and America" by Weijian Shan, Wiley

10. "Propeller: Accelerating Change by Getting Accountability Right" by Tanner Corbridge, Jared Jones, Craig Hickman and Tom Smith, Portfolio

11. "Business Chemistry: Practical Magic for Crafting Powerful Work Relationships" by Kim Christfort and Suzanne Vickberg, Wiley

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

13. "Rehumanize Your Business: How Personal Videos Accelerate Sales and Improve Customer Experience" by Ethan Beute and Steve Pacinelli, Wiley

14. "Growth IQ: Get Smarter About the Choices That Will Make or Break Your Business" by Tiffani Bova, Portfolio

15. The Coffee Bean: A Simple Lesson to Create Positive Change" by Jon Gordon and Damon West, Wiley

16. "The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else in Business" by Patrick M. Lencioni, Jossey-Bass

17. "Cult of the Dead Cow: How the Original Hacking Supergroup Might Just Save the World" by Joseph Menn, PublicAffairs

18. "The Prosperity Paradox: How Innovation Can Lift Nations Out of Poverty" by Clayton M. Christensen, Efosa Ojomo and Karen Dillon, HarperBusiness

19. "Imagine It Forward: Courage, Creativity, and the Power of Change" by Beth Comstock and Tahl Raz, Currency

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

21. "The Success Cadence: Unleash Your Organization's Rapid Growth Culture" by David Mattson, Tom Schodorf and Bart Fanelli, Sandler Training

22. "The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable" by Patrick M. Lencioni, Jossey-Bass

23. "Late Bloomers: The Power of Patience in a World Obsessed with Early Achievement" by Rich Karlgaard, Currency

24. "The Remix: How to Lead and Succeed in the Multigenerational Workplace" by Lindsey Pollak, HarperBusiness

25. "Reboot: Leadership and the Art of Growing Up" by Jerry Colonna, HarperBusiness

Descriptions of the top 10

1. "Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World" by David Epstein, Riverhead Books

In "Range," the author shares the secrets of how generalists are succeeding at every age. His work spotlights the fact that it is not necessarily when we start, but more often how starts, failures and restarts fuel our agility, determination and ultimate success. "Don't feel behind" is this author's advice - and with deep insights at the point of where sport, science and technology cross, it's advice worth following.

2. "Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think and Do" by Jennifer L Eberhardt, Viking

Unblinking about the tragic consequences of prejudice, Eberhardt addresses how racial bias is not the fault of nor restricted to a few "bad apples" but is present at all levels of society in media, education, and business. The good news is that we are not hopelessly doomed by our innate prejudices. In "Biased," Eberhardt reminds us that racial bias is a human problem - one all people can play a role in solving.

3. "The Age of Living Machines: How Biology Will Build the Next Technology Revolution" by Susan Hockfield, W. W. Norton & Company

As our global population surges, climate change and new extremes loom, and healthcare costs rise, countries and communities worldwide face unprecedented challenges. World-renowned neuroscientist Susan Hockfield asserts that the next generation of technological advances to address these issues will be rooted heavily in biology. From bionic limbs to computer-engineered agriculture, new biology-rich innovations offer an exciting glimpse at our future.

4. "The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World" by Melinda Gates, Flatiron Books

Melinda Gates, one of the most inspiring and influential philanthropists of our time, shares the stories of the remarkable women she has encountered from around the globe. Gates eloquently weaves key lessons with inspiring anecdotes of women overcoming pressing challenges. The book is a reminder of both the power of story and the need for change, and proof that when women succeed, we all succeed.

5. "Digital Transformation: Survive and Thrive in an Era of Mass Extinction" by Thomas M. Siebel, RosettaBooks

Siebel masterfully guides readers through a fascinating discussion of the game-changing technologies driving digital transformation and provides a roadmap to seize them as a strategic opportunity. He shows how leading enterprises such as Enel, 3M, Royal Dutch Shell, the U.S. Department of Defense, and others are applying AI and IoT with stunning results.

6. "Total Rethink: Why Entrepreneurs Should Act Like Revolutionaries" by David McCourt, Wiley

Successful telecoms entrepreneur David McCourt lays out the reality of the dangerous situation we find ourselves in and suggests solutions which will empower everyone, including business people, politicians, diplomats, and teachers, to repair the damage we have already done, and prepare for the dramatic changes to come.

7. "The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work and Team with Positive Energy" by Jon Gordon, Wiley

"The Energy Bus," an international best seller by Jon Gordon, takes readers on an enlightening and inspiring ride that reveals 10 secrets for approaching life and work with the kind of positive, forward thinking that leads to true accomplishment - at work and at home.

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

In the anticipated follow-up to the bestselling "The Power of Broke," Daymond takes an up close look at the hard-charging routines and winning secrets of individuals who have risen to the challenges in their lives and grinded their way to the very tops of their fields. Along the way, he also reveals how grit and persistence both helped him overcome the obstacles he has faced in life and ultimately fueled his success.

9. "Out of the Gobi: My Story of China and America" by Weijian Shan, Wiley

Weijian Shan shares his inspirational first-hand account of overcoming immense hardship during the Cultural Revolution in China, as well as his journey to become the ultimate American dream success story. Through a deeply detailed and insightful narrative, Shan offers a unique view of his homeland and the country he now calls home.

10. "Propeller: Accelerating Change by Getting Accountability Right" by Tanner Corbridge, Jared Jones, Craig Hickman and Tom Smith, Portfolio

This book presents a modern take on accountability, while remaining faithful to the elegantly simple premise: When people take personal ownership of their organization's priorities and accept responsibility for their own performance, they become more engaged and perform at a higher level.

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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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