When a high-ranking cable exec talks up a business book, it’s wise to take note. Here’s another list of recommendations from members of the 2011 CableFAX 100. Happy reading…

Frances Berwick, President, Bravo & Style Media
Being Strategic and Growing Great Employees, Erika Andersen
Rob Kennedy, President/COO, C-SPAN
Getting Things Done, David Allen
Michael Riley, President, ABC Family
Blue Ocean Strategy, W. Chan Kim & Renée Mauborgne; Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell
David Howe, President, SyFy and Chiller
Orbiting the Giant Hairball, Gordon MacKenzie (Howe: “I just like the title.”)
Kim Martin, President/GM, WE tv
Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office, Lois P. Frankel
Evan Shapiro, President, IFC and Sundance
You Are Not a Gadget, Jaron Lanier
Ken Solomon, Chairman, Ovation; Chairman/CEO, The Tennis Channel
The Gathering Storm, Winston Churchill
Randy Brown, EVP, Affiliate Sales and Marketing, Outdoor Channel
Getting to Yes, Roger Fisher
Jim McCaffrey, EVP Operations and Strategy Officer, Turner Broadcasting System
The Medici Effect, Frans Johansson
EDITOR’S NOTE: If you missed Part 1, go here. 

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Cable Wants CBRS-like Auction for 3.45-3.55GHz

Charter, Comcast, Mediacom, NCTA and Google joined more than a dozen other companies and organizations urging Congress to support an auction for 3.45-3.55GHz band spectrum that’s modeled on last year’s CBRS auction.

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