Monthly Top Summaries

Monthly Top Summaries

 
You’ve Got 8 Seconds Hellman, Paul AMACOM , 2017 Communication

In today’s distracted world, it is more important than ever to be able to deliver a compelling yet concise message. Thanks in part to social media and an increasingly fast-paced world, the average attention span is...

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HBR Guide to Being More Productive Harvard Business Review Press Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2017 Productivity

As a business professional, you are often faced with competing priorities, distractions, and overly booked schedules that not only drain your momentum but also prevent you from meeting the demands of your role. In...

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Upgrade Your Life Divilly, Pat John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2017 Personal Growth

The difference between success and failure is action. To achieve success, you must hold onto your dreams and take steps to make them a reality. In Upgrade Your Life, Pat Divilly lays out a simple, six-...

 
 
Woo, Wow, and Win Stewart, Thomas A. | Connell, Patricia O. HarperCollins Publishers , 2016 Customer Focus

In Woo, Wow, and Win: Service Design, Strategy, and the Art of Customer Delight, Thomas A. Stewart and Patricia O’Connell teach organizational leaders how to align their strategy and enhance customer...

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Cultural Transformations Mattone, John | Vaidya, Nick John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2016 Change Management

Despite the growing popularity of transformational efforts in today’s business world, the reality is that most efforts often fail. In Cultural Transformations, John Mattone and Nick Vaidya interview 14...

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Put Your Intuition to Work Robinson, Lynn A. The Career Press, Inc. , 2016 Business Strategy

The fact-oriented thinking that dominated the business world in the past is no longer sufficient to drive business and personal success. To live more fulfilling and productive lives, individuals must develop their...

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The Mindfulness Edge Tenney, Matt | Gard, Tim John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2016 Leadership

Many leaders agree that success and failure originate in the mind, yet most admit that they do not spend any time intentionally training their minds to function more effectively. In The Mindfulness Edge...

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Executive Function Sparrowhawk, Keiron LID Publishing Ltd , 2016 Personal Growth

It’s common knowledge that keeping your body fit can result in improved health and a better quality of life. But did you know the same principle applies to your mind? According to neuroscientist Keiron Sparrowhawk,...

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The Perfect Mix Rothberg, PHD, Helen Simon & Schuster, Inc. , 2017 Leadership

The attributes people need to succeed as managers are not the same as those necessary to excel as leaders. In The Perfect Mix, Dr. Helen Rothberg shares how her work as a bartender set the stage for...

 
 
Communicate Like a Leader Booher, Dianna Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. , 2017 Communication

Becoming an effective leader requires a different suite of skills than being a good manager. Nowhere is this more evident than with communication skills. Managers promoted to leadership positions often struggle to...

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