New Titles | Business Book Summaries http://www.bizsum.com/ Thu, 18 Oct 2018 09:00:19 -0400 Thu, 18 Oct 2018 10:29:16 -0400 HBR Emotional Intelligence Series: Leadership Presence http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/hbr-emotional-intelligence-series-leadership-presence <div>Author: </div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2018</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>HBR Emotional Intelligence Series: Leadership Presence</strong> from Harvard Business Review Press, 12 of the leading researchers, professors, thought leaders, and experts in the field of leadership...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Rebel Talent http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/rebel-talent <div>Author: Gino, Francesca</div> <div>Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2018</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Rebel Talent</strong>, 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...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Best Job Ever! http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/best-job-ever <div>Author: Bray, Dr. C.K.</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>Do you feel stuck in your career? In <strong>Best Job Ever!</strong>, 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,...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries If You’re in a Dogfight, Become a Cat! http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/if-youre-dogfight-become-cat <div>Author: Sherman, Leonard</div> <div>Publisher: Columbia University Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2017</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-strategy">Business Strategy</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>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...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Talent Magnet http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/talent-magnet <div>Author: Miller, Mark</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2018</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>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 <strong>Talent Magnet</strong>, Mark Miller details...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Next Is Now http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/next-now <div>Author: Arussy, Lior</div> <div>Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Inc.</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>In today’s world, change is the norm. While you may resist change, this is never a good solution in business or in your personal life. In <strong>Next Is Now</strong>, transformation consultant Lior Arussy offers a...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Purpose & Impact http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/purpose-impact <div>Author: Hoffmann, Anita</div> <div>Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group</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>Many people are working past typical retirement age, either by choice or necessity. Among senior executives in particular, these second careers are often driven by a desire to have a higher purpose beyond financial...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Commanding Excellence http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/commanding-excellence <div>Author: Morton, Gary</div> <div>Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group Press</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>Remarkable leaders inspire excellence by unleashing purpose, passion, and ingenuity throughout their organizations. In <strong>Commanding Excellence</strong>, Gary Morton details his experiences working for...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Grow Wherever You Work http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/grow-wherever-you-work <div>Author: Barsh, Joanna</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education</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>In <strong>Grow Wherever You Work</strong>, Joanna Barsh illustrates how you can turn workplace challenges into opportunities for growth. Using stories from a diverse range of individuals in a wide gamut of industries...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Who’s Your City http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/who%E2%80%99s-your-city <div>Author: Florida, Richard</div> <div>Publisher: Perseus Books Group</div> <div>Published Date: 2008</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Who’s Your City?</strong>, Richard Florida encourages people to consider the importance of where they live. Through his research, he has found that location is as critical to people’s happiness as their...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Up Is Not the Only Way http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/not-only-way <div>Author: Kaye, Beverly | Williams, Lindy | Cowart, Lynn</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</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 <strong>Up Is Not the Only Way</strong>, Beverly Kaye, Lindy Williams, and Lynn Cowart challenge the traditional concepts of career mobility. They discuss multiple methods for personal, professional, and financial...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries The New Capitalist Manifesto http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/new-capitalist-manifesto <div>Author: Haque, Umair</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/economics-finance">Economics & Finance</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In the 21st century, capitalism is unlikely to look the same as it did in the 20th century. The foundations of capitalism, such as production, consumption, and exchange, are changing, which is affecting commerce,...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Extreme You http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/extreme-you <div>Author: O’Hagan, Sarah Robb</div> <div>Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers</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 <strong>Extreme You</strong>, Sarah Robb O’Hagan aims to inspire you to tap into your true potential as a success-oriented professional. Her extreme training program will help you develop the drive, originality, and...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries The Bully-Proof Workplace http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/bully-proof-workplace <div>Author: Dean MS, PhD, Peter J. | Shepard MS, MSM, Molly D.</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education</div> <div>Published Date: 2017</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Bullying isn’t a problem that only impacts children in the schoolyard. In the United States alone, according to Peter J. Dean and Molly D. Shepard, 65 million workers are affected by workplace bullying each year. In...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Working with Words in Business and Legal Writing http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/working-words-business-and-legal-writing <div>Author: Agress, PhD, Lynne</div> <div>Publisher: Hachette Book Group, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2002</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Obstacles in communication such as jargon, poor grammar, illogical organization, and wordiness can destroy the effectiveness of written communication. In <strong>Working with Words in Business and Legal Writing...</strong></p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Capital and the Common Good http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/capital-and-common-good <div>Author: Keohane, Georgia Levenson</div> <div>Publisher: Columbia University Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2016</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/economics-finance">Economics & Finance</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Financial innovations, such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and online banking, have disrupted the financial industry, brought greater convenience to customers, and opened new revenue streams for financial services...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries The People Equation http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/people-equation <div>Author: Piscione, Deborah Perry | Crawley, David</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2017</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The People Equation</strong>, Deborah Perry Piscione and David Crawley argue that you can generate the kind of innovation necessary to succeed in the modern business environment only with a people-centric...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Ask More http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/ask-more <div>Author: Sesno, Frank</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>Questions are a key component of informed decision making, inspired creativity, and business success, but many people fail to understand the importance of questions and how to use them to achieve their goals. In...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Business Model Generation http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/business-model-generation <div>Author: Osterwalder, Alexander | Pigneur, Yves</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</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>In <strong>Business Model Generation</strong>, Alexander Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur teamed up with 470 co-contributors from around the world to develop a handbook for leaders who want to improve their organizations’...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries HBR Emotional Intelligence Series: Dealing with Difficult People http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/hbr-emotional-intelligence-series-dealing-difficult-people <div>Author: Business, Harvard</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</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><strong>HBR Emotional Intelligence Series: Dealing with Difficult People</strong> from Harvard Business Review Press provides techniques for using empathy and social skills to transform unpleasant or dysfunctional...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Einstein’s Boss http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/einstein%E2%80%99s-boss <div>Author: Hromas, Robert | Hromas, Christopher</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2018</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Although he wasn’t a physicist or a mathematician himself, Abraham Flexner was responsible for some of the biggest scientific breakthroughs of the 20th century. As the director of the Institute for Advanced Studios (...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries The Activist Director http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/activist-director <div>Author: Millstein, Ira M.</div> <div>Publisher: Columbia University Press</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>In <strong>The Activist Director</strong>, attorney Ira M. Millstein reveals the importance of board-centric oversight in corporate, not-for-profit, and government entities. He recounts his experiences with corporate...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries The Leadership Capital Index http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/leadership-capital-index <div>Author: Ulrich, Dave</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>When evaluating companies, investors know that the quality of their leadership is an important factor to consider. Financial metrics can predict about half of a company’s value on the market, while good leadership...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries High-Stakes Leadership http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/high-stakes-leadership <div>Author: Dierickx, PhD, Constance</div> <div>Publisher: Bibliomotion, Inc., an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group</div> <div>Published Date: 2018</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Change and risk are inevitable in business today. Companies need leaders who can adapt to these threats with imagination, toughness, and solid direction. In <strong>High-Stakes Leadership</strong>, Constance Dierickx,...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries The New Global Road Map http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/new-global-road-map <div>Author: Ghemawat, Pankaj</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2018</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/global-business">Global Business</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The New Global Road Map</strong>, Pankaj Ghemawat provides a definitive guide to help organizations compete profitably in international markets, even as pressures against globalization are mounting. Leaders...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries