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Innovation & Creativity


Undernewmanagement

Under New Management: How Leading Organizations Are Upending Business as Usual

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 17, 2016, at 2:00 PM in Editor's Choice

David Burkus provides us with a great list of seemingly heretical ideas to make out businesses more efficient.

Bebadfirst

Be Bad First: Get Good at Things Fast to Stay Ready for the Future

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 10, 2016, at 12:15 PM in Editor's Choice

Erika Andersen teaches us how to become better learners to confront an age where information is expanding exponentially.

Throwingrocks

Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus: How Growth Became the Enemy of Prosperity

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 3, 2016, at 2:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Douglas Rushkoff, in his usual expansive and incredibly erudite manner, dissects the digital economy and points a more considered way forward.

Illuminate

Illuminate: Ignite Change Through Speeches, Stories, Ceremonies, and Symbols

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 18, 2016, at 2:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Nancy Duarte & Patti Sanchez have written a beautiful—in so many ways—book on change, and what it takes to bring it into your organization and the world.

Originals

Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 11, 2016, at 1:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Adam Grant gives us a new way to talk about change, and the personal and organizational knowledge to bring it about.

Broadinfluence

Broad Influence: How Women Are Changing the Way America Works

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 9, 2016, at 10:15 AM in New Releases

Jay Newton-Small presents an unprecedented examination into how women are changing the political, economic and social landscapes.

Strategythatworks

Strategy That Works: How Winning Companies Close the Strategy-To-Execution Gap

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 4, 2016, at 9:41 AM in Editor's Choice

Paul Leinwand and Cesare R. Mainardi teamed up with Art Kleiner to tell us how to come up with a strategy that works for your unique and idiosyncratic organization.

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Adam Grant on Business and Books

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 3, 2016, at 9:15 AM in Interviews

We wrap up our Thinker in Residence with Adam Grant by asking him what unanswered question he has about business, and what books have inspired him in the work he does.

Originals

A Q&A with Adam Grant

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 2, 2016, at 9:00 AM in Interviews

Adam Grant's new book, Originals, drops today. He was kind enough to take some time during what's surely a busy launch to answer some questions for us.

Endaverage

The End of Average: How We Succeed in a World That Values Sameness

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 28, 2016, at 12:30 PM in Editor's Choice

Todd Rose offers up a book to help us put an end to average in our own thinking, in the businesses we operate, and the society we live in.

Rightkindcrazy

The Right Kind of Crazy: A True Story of Teamwork, Leadership, and High-Stakes Innovation

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 21, 2016, at 12:30 PM in Editor's Choice

Adam Steltzner takes readers on fascinating leadership journey that ends with landing a the Curiosity rover on Mars.

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Cal Newport on Work Culture and Books

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 21, 2016, at 9:15 AM in Interviews

In the second part of our interview with Cal Newport, we ask him what his biggest question about work culture is, and what books have influenced him.