Monthly Top Summaries

Monthly Top Summaries

 
All the Leader You Can Be Bates, Suzanne McGraw-Hill Education , 2016 Leadership

Executive presence is a sometimes nebulous concept that people define with phrases such as “able to command a room” or “gravitas.” In All the Leader You Can Be, Suzanne Bates explains how her CEO...

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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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Edge Strategy Lewis, Alan | McKone, Dan Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2016 Business Strategy

Companies that spend their entire time focused on their core products or on introducing new products to new markets seem to be the norm. However, a less risky, less volatile way to increase revenues and profits...

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Disruptive Marketing Colon, Geoffrey AMACOM , 2016 Marketing

In Disruptive Marketing, Geoffrey Colon claims that the world marketers face today is one where binary and linear decision making no longer works. This is because consumers now control brands, not the...

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20 Minute Manager: Difficult Conversations Review Press, Harvard Business Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2016 Communication

Whether confronting a colleague, giving feedback, or filing a complaint with management, finding the right words and methods to express oneself during a difficult conversation can be a challenge. And while most...

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Managing in the Gray Badaracco, Joseph L. Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2016 Management

Leading in an environment where problems are clear and offer obvious solutions is the ideal, but often not the reality. Instead, managers are frequently faced with making the right decisions about ambiguous and complex...

 
 
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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The Power of Peers Shapiro, Leon | Bottary, Leo Bibliomotion, Inc. , 2016 Relationships

As Leon Shapiro and Leo Bottary explain in The Power of Peers, isolation can be detrimental to a CEO’s effectiveness in today’s fast-paced business world. The solution to CEO isolation lies in working...

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Be Bad First Andersen, Erika Bibliomotion, Inc. , 2016 Personal Growth

The modern world is defined by constant connection, abundant choices, and rapid change. Information that once took years to travel across the globe now spreads in seconds. As society is propelled forward by new...