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Leadership & Strategy


Payoff

Payoff: The Hidden Logic That Shapes Our Motivations

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 17, 2016, at 3:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Dan Ariely's new book takes us on a journey into the complex nature of human motivation.

Workwithoutstress

Work Without Stress: Building a Resilient Mindset for Lasting Success

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 4, 2016, at 10:00 AM in Excerpts

An excerpt from Derek Roger and Nick Petrie's Work Without Stress helps us understand the dangers of “toxic achieving.”

Mosaicprinciple

The Mosaic Principle: The Six Dimensions of a Remarkable Life and Career

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 3, 2016, at 2:30 PM in Editor's Choice

Nick Lovegrove makes a compelling argument against specialization and for greater breadth of knowledge and understanding.

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Inside the Longlist: Leadership & Strategy

By Sally Haldorson, published November 2, 2016, at 1:30 PM in News & Opinion

The following five Leadership & Strategy books will help guide you, your company, and your people through growth, through evolution, through reinvention. Each of these books will act as a lantern to make the forest a little less dark, and the way forward a little more clear.

Mosaicprinciple

Business Books to Watch in November

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 2, 2016, at 9:00 AM in New Releases

These are some of the titles we'll have our eyes on in November.

Messy

Messy: The Power of Disorder to Transform Our Lives

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 27, 2016, at 3:15 PM in Editor's Choice

Tim Harford explains how embracing the mess, in our lives and ourselves, makes us more creative and productive as individuals, and helps us build more smart and resilient organizations and societies.

Earningit

Earning It: Hard-Won Lessons from Trailblazing Women at the Top of the Business World

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 20, 2016, at 1:45 PM in Editor's Choice

Veteran journalist Joann S. Lublin has documented a generation of women leaders that have changed the face of business, and the challenges women still face on a daily basis in business.

Competingagainstluck

Competing Against Luck: The Story of Innovation and Customer Choice

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 7, 2016, at 11:15 AM in Editor's Choice

Clayton Christensen changed the world of business with his theory of disruptive innovation. His “Theory of Jobs to Be Done” may be even bigger.

Simplybrilliant

Simply Brilliant: How Great Organizations Do Ordinary Things in Extraordinary Ways

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 22, 2016, at 2:45 PM in Editor's Choice

Bill Taylor, founder of Fast Company, reminds us that creativity exists outside of Silicon Valley, and is available to all of us.

Designingyourlife

Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life

By 800-CEO-READ, published September 20, 2016, at 10:15 AM in New Releases

Bill Burnett and Dave Evans of the design school at Stanford University have turned their popular course "Designing Your Life" into a book for all of us.

Managinggray

Managing In the Gray: Five Timeless Questions for Resolving Your Toughest Problems at Work

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 16, 2016, at 11:00 AM in Editor's Choice

Joseph Badaracco has written a great guide to management that reminds us of its moral imperative and importance.

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What Made Me Who I Am

By 800-CEO-READ, published September 8, 2016, at 9:15 AM in New Releases

In his new book, Bernie Swain captures the transformational stories of a generation of leaders he's come to know while representing them at the Washington Speakers Bureau.