Monthly Top Summaries

Monthly Top Summaries

 
Your Creative Mind Cochrane, Scott The Career Press, Inc. , 2016 Personal Growth

Many people mistakenly believe that creativity and innovative potential are static, inherent qualities. In Your Creative Mind, Scott Cochrane offers insight into how individuals can master their minds...

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The Art of Authenticity Thacker, Karissa John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2016 Personal Growth

Leaders are constantly challenged to be their true selves, but achieving authenticity can be difficult when they are faced with persistent business demands and career-making decisions. In The Art of...

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The Engaged Leader Li, Charlene Wharton Digital Press , 2015 Leadership

To connect with an increasingly global—and mobile—workforce, leaders must use digital tools. As an adviser to many top global companies, Charlene Li has spent a considerable amount of time designing tools that help...

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Leading with Character & Competence Clark, Timothy R. Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. , 2016 Leadership

As leadership consultant and CEO Timothy R. Clark observes in Leading with Character & Competence, real leadership does not rely on charisma, seniority, or power alone. Instead, true leadership...

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Even the Odds Firestone, Karen Bibliomotion, Inc. , 2016 Chinese

Even the Odds by Karen Firestone offers readers a persuasive assessment of risk and how to evaluate it, analyze it, and make sensible choices in business and in life. Firestone’s approach and...

 
 
Breaking Through Bias Kramer, Andrea S. | Harris, Alton B. Bibliomotion, Inc. , 2016 Chinese

In Breaking Through Bias, Andie Kramer and Al Harris combine female and male perspectives to explain why women achieve lower levels of success and satisfaction in their careers than men do. The...

 
 
7 Secrets of Persuasion Crimmins, PhD, James C. The Career Press, Inc. , 2016 Personal Growth

Most people make decisions so quickly that they may not even know they are making them; therefore, logic seldom has anything to do with the process. Psychological and scientific studies have proven that the brain’s...

 
 
Your First Leadership Job Byham, Tacy M. | Wellins, Richard S. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2015 Leadership Development

Becoming a frontline leader for the first time can an extremely stressful experience. Whether a person aspires to a leadership position or is placed in one due to external circumstances, his or her success depends on...

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HBR Guide to Making Every Meeting Matter Review Editors, Harvard Business Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2016 Communication

Business meetings are a necessity, but they can be unproductive if not conducted properly. Based on the premise that thoughtful and thorough preparation is the key to successful meetings, Harvard Business School...

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The Multicultural Mind Thomas, David C. Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. , 2016 Chinese