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Happiness at Work: Be Resilient, Motivated, and
Some of the most interesting material in this book includes Srikumar S. Rao's advice re "No Matter What." Using the extended metaphor of a journey, he offers practical advice about how to cope with inclement …
Extraordinary Leadership: Addressing the Gaps in
What we have in this single volume is a collection of essays that address the gaps in senior executive development from 23 contributors, including the co-editors who are Kerry A. Bunker, Douglas T. Hall, …
Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion,
In this volume, Tony Hsieh (pronounced "SHAY") shares all of the business lessons he learned from success and (especially) from failure prior to and then during his association with Zappos.com, first …
The Power of Full Engagement: Managing Energy, Not
I recently re-read this book and was curious to know to what extent (if any) it has lost any of its relevance during the years since it was first published, in 2003. My conclusion? If anything, it is …
Giving Voice to Values: How to Speak Your Mind
As I began to read this brilliant book, I was reminded of James O'Toole's contribution to a book he co-authored with Warren Bennis and Daniel Goleman, Transparency: How Leaders Create a Culture of Candor, …
The Way We're Working Isn't Working: The Four
Marshall Goldsmith wrote a book in which he asserts "What got you here won't get you there." In this book, written with Jean Gomes and Catherine McCarthy, Tony Schwartz takes that insight a step further, …
Reengineering Health Care: A Manifesto for
It is difficult for me to believe that almost two decades have passed since Reengineering the Corporation was published. In it, Jim Champy and co-author Michael Hammer define reengineering as "the fundamental …
Click: The Magic of Instant Connections
As indicated in their earlier book, Sway, the Brothers Brafman are fascinated by the fact that, in all manner of relationships, some people have far greater influence than do others. In this (their latest) …
Design Is How It Works: How the Smartest Companies
According to Jay Greene, "effective design in the twenty-first century goes well beyond creating an object that might one day go on display at MoMA. Design isn't merely about making products aesthetically …
The Breakthrough Imperative: How the Best Managers
According to Gottfredson and Schaubert, there are two "keys" to achieving breakthrough results: "One is that [successful managers] have a deep understanding of the fundamental laws of business. Because …
The Courageous Follower: Standing Up to and for
It is important to keep in mind that a "follower" is not necessarily someone who never leads; rather, a follower is someone who, in a non-leader situation, nonetheless has ample opportunities to exercise …
Lead Your Boss: The Subtle Art of Managing Up
Don't be misled by the title of this book. The information and counsel that John Baldoni provides will help almost anyone (at whatever level) in almost any organization (whatever its size and nature) …
Serve to Lead®: Your Transformational 21st Century
What we have in this substantial volume is a cohesive, comprehensive, and cost-effect system that will enable aspiring leaders to understand what Martin Luther King, Jr., meant when asserting that "everyone …
Zilch: The Power of Zero in Business
Nancy Lublin carefully organizes her material within eleven chapters and includes in each a list of eleven questions that, hopefully, will help her reader "get started" on initiatives that range from …
The Responsibility Revolution: How the Next
In the Foreword, Peter Senge asserts the compelling need for "a different view of the future that is more inspiring than the status quo, and a new consensus on what it will take to move toward it." I …
Operation Mincemeat: How a Dead Man and a Bizarre
His name was Glyndwr Michael. Although he probably never entertained even the remote possibility while alive, he made a major contribution to the Allies' eventual victory during World War Two after his …
Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone
I agree with Simon Sinek that individuals as well as organizations must have a crystal clear sense of purpose or it will be very difficult (if not impossible) for them to decide what to do and how to …
Profit at the Bottom of the Ladder: Creating Value
In collaboration with Magda Barrera, Jody Heymann set out to answer "three fundamental questions. First and foremost, [the material in this book] answers the question C-level executives and other senior …
Design Thinking: Integrating Innovation, Customer
In recent years, there have been several outstanding books published on the general subject of business design and this is one of the best, worthy of inclusion with Tim Brown's Change by Design, Hartmut …
Management by Process: A practical road-map to
As John Jeston and Johan Nelis fully realize, "a roadmap to sustainable process management" requires the design and implementation of a program for sustainable improvement of that process. With especially …
Scotch Precision Ultra Edge Scissor, 8 Inch, White
I was willing to check out this scissors because we have needed a multi-purpose scissors for some time. This one offers outstanding styling and durability, the latter demonstrated by the wide variety …
Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone
In this book written with Greg McKeown, Liz Wiseman juxtaposes two quite different types of persons whom she characterizes as the "Multiplier" and the "Diminisher." Although she refers to them as leaders, …
Influence: How Women's Soaring Economic Power Will
The "soaring economic power" referred to in this book's subtitle is the result of an "economic emancipation [as] women around the world [are] becoming financially powerful enough to stand on their own …
One Page Talent Management: Eliminating
The claim by Marc Effron and Miriam Ort that they offer "the most powerful" processes that create successful talent is, at best, debatable. However, they do recommend a three-step process by which to …
Workforce of One: Revolutionizing Talent
During exit interviews of highly-valued employees who have accepted a position elsewhere, the most common reasons they cite for leaving include not feeling appreciated and not receiving the support they …
The Power of Positive Deviance: How Unlikely
For those who are unfamiliar with the terms "outliers" and "positive deviance," the former refers to "an observation or phenomenon that is numerically distant from the rest of the data," an "extreme deviation …
Scotch Pop-Up Tape Refillable Deskgrip Dispenser,
As is true of most other Scotch-brand products, this one is well-designed, durable, versatile, and (in my opinion) reasonably priced. We have identified specific uses for it as well as its limitations …
The Why of Work: How Great Leaders Build Abundant
Dave and Wendy Ulrich organize the material in this book within a framework of seven questions. As you review the list, begin to formulate your answers.    1. What am I known for?  2. …
Leading Outside the Lines: How to Mobilize the
Animal metaphors remain popular among authors of business books. Credit Jon Katzenbach and Zia Khan with taking full advantage of a term they first encountered during a meeting with Mark D. Wallace, then …
Getting Change Right: How Leaders Transform
One of this book's greatest strengths is Seth Kahan's unique ability to focus on the most important "whats" of change initiatives and then explain with both precision and eloquence how to do what must …
Seizing the White Space: Business Model Innovation
Mark W. Johnson poses an especially important question: What underlying forces prevent great companies from embracing transformational opportunities? Marshall Goldsmith wrote a book whose title reveals …
168 Hours: You Have More Time Than You Think
There is no shortage of books on the subject of time management. In fact, the last time I checked, Amazon offers 11,229 of them but not one of them explains how to increase the number of hours within …
SNAP Selling: Speed Up Sales and Win More Business
In her previous book, Selling to Big Companies, Jill Konrath introduced a number of core principles that - if fully understood and properly applied - can help almost anyone to achieve success in sales. …
reviewed Post-it. May 27, 2010
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Long ago, I came upon an observation (I forget the source) that a liquid always assumes the shape of its container. Stated another way, create capacity and (over time) people will devise ways to take …
Scotch Precision Ultra Edge Non Stick Scissor,
What's to say about a scissors, especially after frequent and sometimes abusive use?    In this instance, "Good as new."    Since its arrival, this scissors has …
Mastering the Rockefeller Habits: What You Must Do
In this bestseller, Verne Harnish shares the business lessons to be learned from case studies of ten remarkably different organizations: Castek Software Factory, Express-Med, HRF Exploration and Production, …
Simply Effective: How to Cut Through Complexity in
Ron Ashkenas is one of my intellectual heroes. I have read, reviewed, and highly-admire his previous books, notably The Boundaryless Organization, The GE Work-Out, and Rapid Results, and thus was eager …
Wellbeing: The Five Essential Elements
This is Tom Rath's latest book, co-authored with Jim Harter whose previous book, 12: The Elements of Great Managing, Harter co-authored with Rodd Wagner. Rath explains that in addition to their own research …
Profit from the Core: A Return to Growth in
In this Updated Edition of Profit from the Core published by Harvard Business Press (2010) and written with James Allen, Chris Zook provides updated key examples while adding new ones and renders "the …
The Great Reset: How New Ways of Living and
In the first chapter, Richard Florida explains that peaks and valleys are part of the lifecycle of any society as "obsolete and dysfunctional systems and practices" collapse, replaced by "the seeds of …
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