New Titles | Business Book Summaries http://www.bizsum.com/ Thu, 14 Jun 2018 09:00:22 -0400 Wed, 20 Jun 2018 09:33:41 -0400 What’s Your Presentation Persona? http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/what%E2%80%99s-your-presentation-persona <div>Author: Schwertly, Scott | Mancini, Sunday</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education</div> <div>Published Date: 2017</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>What’s Your Presentation Persona?</strong>, Scott Schwertly and Sunday Mancini share their research, insight, and groundbreaking skill assessment tool to help you identify your presentation style and learn...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries The Age of Agile http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/age-agile <div>Author: Denning, Stephen</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2018</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/change-management">Change Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Today’s digitally connected, customer-driven world is constantly changing. To stay competitive, companies must develop the ability to quickly respond to new customer demands. While technology and data are easily...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries The Maker Revolution http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/maker-revolution <div>Author: Hatch, Mark R.</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2018</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The Maker Revolution</strong>, Mark R. Hatch argues that society is accelerating forward faster than ever because of an explosion of innovation and creativity. You can join the artisans, crafters, inventors...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Beating the Commodity Trap http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/beating-commodity-trap <div>Author: D’Aveni, Richard A.</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-strategy">Business Strategy</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>No matter how unique a product or service is when it first enters the market, eventually it will be commoditized—or rendered indistinguishable from its competition through hypercompetitive market forces. To avoid the...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Unequaled http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/unequaled <div>Author: Runde, James A.</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2016</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Unequaled</strong>, popular speaker and investment banker James A. Runde explains what it takes to develop a successful and fulfilling career. This unconventional guide to getting ahead will teach you how to...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries HBR Emotional Intelligence Series: Influence and Persuasion http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/hbr-emotional-intelligence-series-influence-and-persuasion <div>Author: Harvard Business Review Press</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2017</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p><strong>HBR Emotional Intelligence Series: Influence and Persuasion</strong> from Harvard Business Review Press takes on the powerful topic of appealing to human emotion and using it to effect change. This book...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Core http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/core <div>Author: Gaught, Neil</div> <div>Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group</div> <div>Published Date: 2018</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-strategy">Business Strategy</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Organizations require a strong single organizing idea (SOI) to meet contemporary challenges and the expectations of modern stakeholders. In <strong>Core</strong>, Neil Gaught offers a practical approach to crafting and...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries The Art of Getting Everything http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/art-getting-everything <div>Author: Suárez, Elizabeth</div> <div>Publisher: Morgan James Publishing</div> <div>Published Date: 2017</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In order to get everything you want in life, you need to know exactly what that entails. In <strong>The Art of Getting Everything</strong>, Elizabeth Suárez shares her methods for setting a clear path to achieving what...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Reach Out http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/reach-out <div>Author: Beck, Molly</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education</div> <div>Published Date: 2018</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The life you want is within your grasp; you simply need to reach out and create it. This is the premise upon which author and entrepreneur Molly Beck bases <strong>Reach Out</strong>, a guide to creating and nurturing...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Don’t Pay for Your MBA http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/don%E2%80%99t-pay-your-mba <div>Author: Pickard, Laurie</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2018</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>An MBA education at a traditional business school can help accelerate your career, but it will cost you two years of lost salary and tuition fees that can run into six figures. Most people cannot afford to pursue this...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries The Sales Manager’s Guide to Greatness http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/sales-manager%E2%80%99s-guide-greatness <div>Author: Davis, Kevin F.</div> <div>Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2017</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/marketing">Marketing</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Managing a sales team can be challenging for even the strongest sales professionals. Sales reps who are promoted into the job often discover they must develop new management skills to effectively cultivate and lead...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Killing Marketing http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/killing-marketing <div>Author: Pulizzi, Joe | Rose, Robert</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education</div> <div>Published Date: 2018</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/marketing">Marketing</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p><strong>Killing Marketing</strong> by Joe Pulizzi and Robert Rose explores the shift from product-centric to customer-centric marketing and reveals how companies can evolve with this shift by behaving like media...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Exception to the Rule http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/exception-rule <div>Author: Rea, PhD, Peter J. | Stoller, MD, MS, James K. | Kolp, PhD, Alan</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education</div> <div>Published Date: 2018</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-strategy">Business Strategy</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>A common “rule” often repeated in business literature is “If you want more of a behavior, reward it; if you want less of a behavior, punish it.” This dualistic engagement/compliance approach has major limitations,...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Better Together http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/better-together <div>Author: Sposato, Jonathan</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2018</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Better Together</strong>, Jonathan Sposato uses both his personal experience and secondary research to explain why gender inequality is a problem in the modern working world, what can be done to mitigate it...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Creating Great Choices http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/creating-great-choices <div>Author: Riel, Jennifer | Martin, Roger L.</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2017</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Many of our most challenging situations require us to choose between two imperfect solutions. Often, our choices are limiting, and we feel as though we must accept trade-offs to arrive at a resolution. In <strong>...</strong></p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Smart Collaboration http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/smart-collaboration <div>Author: Gardner, Heidi K.</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2016</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-strategy">Business Strategy</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Smart Collaboration</strong>, Heidi K. Gardner teaches leaders how to foster the kind of collaboration that will deliver higher margins, enhance customer loyalty, attract and retain top talent, and attain an...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries The Key http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/key <div>Author: Gratton, Lynda</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/social-responsibility">Social Responsibility</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The Key</strong>, Lynda Gratton argues that companies have more wealth and power than ever before. As such, it’s their responsibility to tackle public problems like climate change and income inequality. To...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Why Winners Win http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/why-winners-win <div>Author: Pittard, Gary</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Australia, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2016</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Why Winners Win</strong>, Gary Pittard aims to help readers identify their opportunities for success and how they can achieve greatness. Pittard shares information he documented and analyzed through coaching...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Powerhouse http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/powerhouse <div>Author: MacNeice, Brian | Bowen, James</div> <div>Publisher: Kogan Page Limited</div> <div>Published Date: 2016</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-strategy">Business Strategy</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>“Powerhouse” companies are, above all, fluid and able to change with diverse and unexpected circumstances. In their book <strong>Powerhouse</strong>, Brian MacNeice and James Bowen present case studies and examples to...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Lead Right for Your Company’s Type http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/lead-right-your-company%E2%80%99s-type <div>Author: Schneider, William E.</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2017</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Why do some organizations seem to flourish under a particular leadership style while other organizations falter? In <strong>Lead Right for Your Company’s Type</strong>, William E. Schneider asserts that organizations...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries HBR Guide to Performance Management http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/hbr-guide-performance-management <div>Author: Harvard Business Review Press</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2017</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Simply put, the role of a manager is to ensure that his or her team achieves results. However, traditional practices like annual reviews are no longer considered the most effective way to manage employees’ performances...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Secret Sauce http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/secret-sauce <div>Author: Mills, Harry</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2017</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In today’s digital world, advertisements and brand campaigns of the past simply don’t work. Customers have more power in deciding what they choose to buy than ever before, and most of their decisions are based on other...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries The Influence Effect http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/influence-effect <div>Author: Heath, Kathryn | Flynn, Jill | Holt, Mary Davis | Faison, Diana</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2017</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Although women make up 52 percent of the professional workforce, they account for just 4 percent of CEOs in the United States. In <strong>The Influence Effect</strong>, Kathryn Heath, Jill Flynn, Mary Davis Holt, and...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries The Ideal Team Player http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/ideal-team-player <div>Author: Lencioni, Patrick</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2016</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/teams">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Burned out by life as a Silicon Valley executive, Jeff Shanley happily downshifted into working at his family’s construction company. Soon after arriving, however, he faced having to build a culture of teamwork to lead...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries HBR Guide to Emotional Intelligence http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/hbr-guide-emotional-intelligence <div>Author: Harvard Business Review Press</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2017</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>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 <strong>HBR...</strong></p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries