Monthly Top Summaries

Monthly Top Summaries

 
Simple Is the New Smart Fazio, PhD, Rob The Career Press, Inc. , 2016 Personal Growth

In Simple Is the New Smart, Rob Fazio emphasizes the importance of simplifying the pursuit of success. He offers working professionals and managers smart cuts for making inroads in their careers and...

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The Three Rules Raynor, Michael E. | Ahmed, Mumtaz Portfolio/Penguin , 2013 Business Strategy

Strategy and management advice is often unreliable. Most lessons derived from companies that have achieved extraordinary results typically do not account for the factors of chance, coincidence, or random fluctuations....

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The Disney Way Capodagli, Bill | Jackson, Lynn McGraw-Hill Education , 2016 Customer Focus

In The Disney Way, Bill Capodagli and Lynn Jackson describe the masterfully honed principles and best practices that Walt Disney implemented to create the Walt Disney World Company’s unparalleled...

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Duct Tape Selling Jantsch, John Penguin Group , 2014 Marketing

The world is changing, and so too are the qualities required to be a successful salesperson. In Duct Tape Selling, John Jantsch makes the case that to be successful in today’s sales environment,...

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HBR’s 10 Must Reads 2016 Review Editors, Harvard Business Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2016 Major Works

In HBR’s 10 Must Reads 2016, Harvard Business Review provides a collection of the best management ideas, practices, and insights from the past year. The book covers a diverse range of topics, including...

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Beyond the Sales Process Andersen, Steve | Stein, Dave AMACOM , 2016 Marketing

Top-performing salespeople can no longer achieve success by applying traditional sales tactics. They must adapt to the changing marketplace and employ new approaches that will allow them to effectively engage with...

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Service Design for Business Reason, Ben | Lovlie, Lavrans | Brand FLu, Melvin John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2016 Customer Focus

Customers increasingly demand value from the services they use and expect their changing needs will be met. In Service Design for Business, Ben Reason, Lavrans Løvlie, and Melvin Brand Flu take an...

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The Cultural Intelligence Difference Livermore, David A. AMACOM , 2011 Diversity, Human Resources

In today’s hypercompetitive economy, success depends on the ability to function effectively in culturally diverse situations. Traditionally a person’s IQ, or cognitive intelligence, was considered a critical predictor...

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The Art and Adventure of Leadership Bennis, Warren | Sample, Steven B. | Asghar, Rob John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2015 Leadership

While many professionals have the ambition and desire to lead, not all should take on leadership roles. Many workers are not up to the duties, responsibilities, or hardships required. When the wrong people are in...

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The Network Imperative Libert, Barry | Beck, Megan | Wind, Jerry Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2016 Technology

Digital transformation is impacting every industry, and the performance gap between the early and late adopters of digital platforms and networks is widening. Considering this accelerating reality, organizations need...

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