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Google Executives Land Book Deal

ericschmidt304Google executive Chairman Eric Schmidt and Google senior vice president Jonathan Rosenberg will publish a book next fall with Grand Central Publishing’s Business Plus imprint.

Schmidt (pictured, via) served as Google CEO from July 2001 until April 2011, watching the company grow from $86 million in revenues to $29 billion during his time at the head of the company. Levine Greenberg Literary Agency agent James Levine of negotiated the deal with John Brodie. Here’s more about the book, from the release:

In No Adult Supervision Required: How To Build Successful 21st Century Companies, Schmidt and Rosenberg will distill their years of working in the high-tech industry into a practical and fun-to-read guide for executives and entrepreneurs who want to thrive in a business landscape where the old rules of management no longer apply.  Each chapter will contain how-to advice illustrated by inside stories from the authors’ years at Google, Sun Microsystems and Apple covering topics such as growth, corporate culture, talent, decision-making, innovation, communication and dealing with disruptions.

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John Brodie Named Executive Editor at Grand Central Publishing’s Business Plus

businessplus.gifFormer Fortune Magazine assistant managing editor John Brodie has been named executive editor at Grand Central Publishing’s Business Plus imprint.

The new editor has edited and written for a variety of publications, including GQ, Premiere, Variety, Best Life, and Spy Magazine. In his new position at Business Plus, Brodie will focus on acquiring business titles, but also looking for some general non-fiction books. He starts on April 5th.

Brodie had this statement: “Some of the best long-form journalism is now happening between the covers of books … I’ve always viewed business journalism as a way to look at society. To me, Robert Caro‘s The Power Broker and several of Malcolm Gladwell‘s works are business books, so I look forward to helping Rick expand both the output and the scope of the imprint in the years ahead.”