Monthly Top Summaries

Monthly Top Summaries

 
Good Leaders Ask Great Questions Maxwell, John C. Hachette Book Group , 2014 Leadership

John C. Maxwell has mastered the art of asking questions, using them to learn and grow, connect with people, challenge himself, improve his team, and develop better ideas. In Good Leaders Ask Great Questions...

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How to Speak So People Really Listen McGee, Paul John Wiley and Sons Ltd , 2017 Communication

Anyone can speak, but getting people to listen requires skill and strategy. In How to Speak So People Really Listen, Paul McGee provides a systematic method for eliminating the seven most common...

 
 
The Little Black Book of Change Adams, Paul | Straw, Mike John Wiley & Sons Ltd , 2016 Change Management

Organizations often spend thousands or even millions of dollars to restructure or transform their operations, but within a few months they are right back where they started. According to Paul Adams and Mike Straw, the...

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HBR Emotional Intelligence Series: Happiness Harvard Business Review Press Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2017 Personal Growth

Happiness is an endlessly broad concept that can feel elusive and even overwhelming at times. Humans have been striving to “find happiness” since the dawn of time—but how is it actually measured in people’s personal...

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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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Work with Me Dowling, Simon John Wiley & Sons Inc. , 2016 Relationships

Business leaders get better results when those they lead work from the heart. In Work with Me, Simon Dowling reveals the key to achieving buy-in, that state of willingness and enthusiasm that brings...

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The Inspiration Code Hedges, Kristi AMACOM , 2017 Communication

Communicating has never been easier, yet rapid access to other people’s ideas is not the same as effective communication. Inspirational leaders—and good friends and fellow human beings—involve themselves in meaningful...

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Victory Through Organization Ulrich, Dave | Kryscynski, David | Ulrich, Mike | Brockbank, Wayne McGraw-Hill Education , 2017 Human Resources

While having good employee talent is important, knowing how to effectively apply that talent across the business to meet strategic objectives is even more so. This is the domain of the human resources (HR) function,...

 
 
Competing Against Luck Christensen, Clayton M. | Hall, Taddy | Dillon, Karen | Duncan, David S. HarperCollins Publishers , 2016 Innovation

In Competing Against Luck, Clayton M. Christensen, Taddy Hall, Karen Dillon, and David S. Duncan explain how the Theory of Jobs to Be Done can lead a company to successful innovation and growth. By...

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Never Split the Difference Voss, Chris | Raz, Tahl HarperCollins Publishers , 2016 Personal Growth

Most of us experience symptoms of stress as soon as we hear the word negotiation, but this is largely because we’ve been taught to think about the process the wrong way and do not have an effective methodology. In...

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