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Jack Covert Selects - Achieving Success Through Social Capital

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 1, 2000, at 5:03 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Achieving Success Through Social Capital: Tapping Hidden Resources in Your Personal and Business Networks by Wayne E. Baker, Jossey Bass, 200 Pages, $25. 00 Hardcover, August 2000, ISBN 0787953091 Wayne Baker, the author of the very popular Networking Smart, has written another fascinating book about networking.

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Jack Covert Selects - Sandbox Wisdom

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 1, 2000, at 4:49 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Sandbox Wisdom: Revolutionize Your Brand with the Genius of Childhood by Tom Asacker, Eastside Publishing, 116 Pages, Hardcover $19. 95, March 2000, ISBN 0967752809 I got a copy of this book a couple of months ago, but can't remember who gave it to me. I wish I could remember, though, because this was an absolutely delightful fable, and I would love to tell he/she how much a enjoyed this book.

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Jack Covert Selects - eBoys

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 25, 2000, at 9:44 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

eBoys: The First Inside Account of Venture Capitalists at Work Randall E. Stross, Crown Business, 315 pages, $25. 95 Hardcover ISBN 0812930959 How can I lead off my inaugural list of important new books with anything but the book that saw fit to feature my comments on the jacket of the finished book?

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Jack Covert Selects - Taken For a Ride

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 3, 2000, at 3:51 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Taken For a Ride: How Daimler-Benz Drove off with Chrysler by Bill Vlasic, Bradley A. Stertz, William Morrow & Company, 372 pages, $26. 00, Hardcover, July 2000, ISBN 0688173055 One of the fun things about reading business bios are when you have authors who know the inside people and tell inside stories.

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Jack Covert Selects - The Value Effect

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 2, 2000, at 4:12 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

The Value Effect: A Murder Mystery about the Compulsive Pursuit of 'The Next Big Thing' by John Guaspari, Berrett-Koehler, May 2000, 177 pages, $22. 00, Hardcover, ISBN 9781576750926 A mystery novel/business book? It actually works and works nicely.

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Jack Covert Selects - How to Become a Rainmaker

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 2, 2000, at 3:43 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

How to Become a Rainmaker by Jeffrey J. Fox, Hyperion, 169 pages, $16. 95, Hardcover, July 2000 ISBN 9780786865956 I really appreciate a book with lessons one can apply quickly and easily-such as this one.

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Jack Covert Selects - The Real Work of Leaders

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 1, 2000, at 4:04 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

The Real Work of Leaders: A Report from the Front Lines of Management by Donald L. Laurie, Perseus Books Group, May 2000, 203 pages, $26. 00, Hardcover, ISBN 0738202495 Does the book world need another book about leadership?