All Summaries

All Summaries

 
HBR Guide to Emotional Intelligence Harvard Business Review Press Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2017 Personal Growth

Research shows that in order to become an effective leader, you must have emotional intelligence (EQ). Simply put, EQ is the ability to understand and manage your emotions and the emotions of others. The HBR...

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The Outward Mindset The Arbinger Institute Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. , 2016 Relationships

In The Outward Mindset, The Arbinger Institute presents a new approach to interpersonal relationships designed to help individuals build dynamic and forward-moving teams and organizations. At the...

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Reinvention Cragun, Shane | Sweetman, Kate Greenleaf Book Group Press , 2016 Change Management

We are living in the age of disruption. To be successful in both business and in life, we must go beyond merely responding and adapting to change and instead anticipate change and act ahead of time. In ...

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Overcoming Bias Jana, Tiffany | Freeman, Matthew Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. , 2016 Diversity

Bias is a preference for one thing over another. It is also a survival instinct that helps us make quick decisions in a world where we are forced to make thousands of choices each day. However, unconscious assumptions...

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Digital Sense Wright, Travis | Snook, Chris J. John Wiley and Sons, Inc. , 2017 Customer Focus

Digitization is ramping up of the pace of change within the business environment, and it’s only going to get faster. One thing that won’t change? The strategic imperative that the customer comes first. In ...

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Making Yourself Indispensable Samuel, Mark Penguin Group , 2012 Personal Growth

Today’s workplace is fraught with insecurity, as rapidly changing business environments drive employment volatility. Even those who are at the top of their game might still find themselves out of a job, despite their...

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HBR’s 10 Must Reads On Entrepreneurship and Startups Harvard Business Review Press Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2018 Entrepreneurship

It takes more than just a good idea to launch a successful start-up. Entrepreneurial success depends on a number of factors, including creating a compelling business plan, acquiring sufficient funding, and building a...

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On the Edge Levine, Alison Hachette Book Group , 2014 Leadership

In On the Edge, Alison Levine relates her vast experience as a polar explorer and mountaineer to the challenges and extreme conditions of the business world. Her ability to make choices and survive in...

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The New Leadership Literacies Johansen, Bob Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. , 2017 Leadership

Over the next 10 years, the world will become more turbulent, disruptive, and distributed than ever before. Dilemmas will abound, and clarity will be scarce as the world becomes more connected and the speed, frequency...

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Ask Outrageously! Swindling, Linda Byars Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. , 2017 Communication

In Ask Outrageously!, Linda Byars Swindling argues that fear often stops people from asking for what they truly want. However, this type of fear is usually unfounded; what’s likely getting in the way...

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