All Summaries

All Summaries

 
Disruption Denial Guillebaud, David LID Publishing , 2016 Technology

In Disruption Denial, David Guillebaud explains how digital start-ups are creating a new, Internet-driven sharing economy that is pushing traditional businesses to the sidelines. Using valuable...

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Living Proof von Gootkin, Adam The Career Press, Inc. , 2016 Entrepreneurship

In Living Proof, Adam von Gootkin explores the entrepreneurial lessons he has learned as the cofounder of Onyx Spirits Co., LLC. He believes that entrepreneurs must prioritize their independence and...

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The Founder’s Mentality Zook, Chris | Allen, James Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2016 Business Strategy

Over the past decade, the overwhelming majority of companies have not been able to sustain more than a minimal level of growth. Many more have failed entirely. While 85 percent of company leaders recognize that...

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HBR’s 10 Must Reads On Emotional Intelligence Harvard Business Review Editors Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2015 Personal Growth

Skill, talent, and experience are all requirements for good leadership. But what distinguishes a great leader from all the others is emotional intelligence—the awareness of and ability to regulate one’s emotions to...

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You Are What You Believe Smith, Hyrum W. Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. , 2016 Personal Growth

Companies waste millions of dollars on behavior-based training programs that fail to deliver long-term results. Individuals embark on self-improvement initiatives, then revert to previous self-destructive patterns. Why...

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What Customers Crave Webb, Nicholas J. AMACOM , 2017 Customer Focus

Merely advertising a product according to demographics is no longer enough to attract and retain customers. In order to keep customers and turn them into online advocates, a company must provide them with personalized...

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HBR’s 10 Must Reads For New Managers Harvard Business Review Press Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2017 Management

New managers face a unique set of challenges as they transition from their roles as individual contributors to taking on the responsibilities of managing teams and business units. In HBR’s 10 Must Reads For New...

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Extreme Teams Shaw, Robert Bruce AMACOM , 2017 Teams

Most companies subscribe intellectually to the idea that teamwork is a valuable characteristic of successful organizations. However, they often underestimate what is needed to build teams that deliver real value. In...

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Roadside MBA Mazzeo, Michael | Oyer, Paul | Schaefer, Scott Hachette Book Group , 2014 Business Strategy

Small businesses across America have unlocked the secret for staying profitable. In Roadside MBA, Michael Mazzeo, Paul Oyer, and Scott Schaefer combine a series of road trips with an analysis of the...

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Emerging Markets Grosse, Robert Kogan Page Limited , 2016 Global Business

Emerging-market economies such as China, Mexico, South Africa, and Indonesia are challenging the United States, Western Europe, and Japan for dominance of international markets. Operating in these emerging markets...

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