Summaries of the Week

HBR Emotional Intelligence Series: Leadership Presence

HBR Emotional Intelligence Series: Leadership Presence

In HBR Emotional Intelligence Series: Leadership Presence from Harvard Business Review Press, 12 of the leading researchers, professors, thought leaders, and experts in the field of leadership contribute articles on the power of executive presence. The articles analyze the importance of leadership poise and demeanor and aim to help professionals at all levels learn to project maturity, confidence, warmth, and strength.

Rebel Talent

Rebel Talent

In Rebel Talent, Francesca Gino writes about people who defied the status quo and harnessed the power of unconventional thinking to excel as leaders. Through these stories and supporting research, Gino explains how anyone can adopt the rebel mindset to spark creativity, improve business outcomes, and live more fulfilling lives. She encourages leaders to be authentic, seek out novelty, ask questions, and diversify their perspectives in order to evolve and thrive.

Gino, Francesca
Best Job Ever!

Best Job Ever!

Do you feel stuck in your career? In Best Job Ever!, author, speaker, and consultant Dr. C.K. Bray provides a step-by-step guide for identifying and attaining your ideal job. Filled with useful tools, actionable advice, and inspiring client stories, you’ll learn how to find a career that provides meaning and fulfillment. Whether you’re already decades into your career, yearning for a promotion, or still searching for your first job, Best Job Ever! can help you move forward in your career journey and reenergize your life.

Bray, Dr. C.K.
If You’re in a Dogfight, Become a Cat!

If You’re in a Dogfight, Become a Cat!

The traditional paradigm of business competition is based on the struggle for market shares. From this point of view, some market sectors are considered off limits because they’re oversaturated by competitors. In If You’re in a Dogfight, Become a Cat!, Leonard Sherman teaches reliable tactics such as those used by Starbucks, Apple, and other top companies to secure long-term profits despite the dogfights that are traditionally associated with branding and securing market share.

Sherman, Leonard
Talent Magnet

Talent Magnet

Today’s mix of economic, demographic, and competitive pressures are causing a short supply of talent and forcing many organizations to reduce their growth goals. In Talent Magnet, Mark Miller details the strategies that your organization can use to overcome these pressures and attract talented people who can create a competitive advantage for your organization, produce better results, accelerate growth, and attract even more top talent.

Miller, Mark