Management & Workplace Culture


Jack Covert Selects - Making Rain

By 800-CEO-READ, published February 6, 2003, at 4:17 PM in Jack Covert Selects

Making Rain: The Secrets of Building Lifelong Client Loyalty, by Andrew Sobel, John Wiley & Sons, $27. 95 Hardcover, January 2003, ISBN 0471264598, 240 pages The book Clients for Life, which Andrew Sobel co-wrote with Jagdish Sheth has been an 800-CEO-READ bestseller ever since it came out two years ago. Now, Sobel is on his own and brings us Making Rain.


Jack Covert Selects - What Should I Do With My Life?

By 800-CEO-READ, published January 23, 2003, at 4:14 PM in Jack Covert Selects

http://800ceoread. com/products/? ISBN=0375507493What Should I Do with My Life?


Jack Covert Selects - Intuition at Work

By 800-CEO-READ, published January 4, 2003, at 4:12 PM in Jack Covert Selects

Intuition at Work: Why Developing Your Gut Instincts will make you Better at What You Do by Gary Klein, Ph. D. , Currency/Doubleday, 320 Pages, $26.


Jack Covert Selects - Best Business Crime Writing of the Year

By 800-CEO-READ, published December 5, 2002, at 11:08 PM in Jack Covert Selects

Best Business Crime Writing of the Year edited by James Surowiecki; Random House; 250 Pages; $12. 00; Paperback; November 2002, 1400033713 The fact that this anthology exists speaks volumes about the state of our economy as well as the state of our society. How is it that there is so much corporate crime, and the reporting of, to not only warrant a Best of volume?


Jack Covert Selects - Hire With Your Head

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 29, 2002, at 11:06 PM in Jack Covert Selects

Hire with Your Head: Using POWER Hiring to Build Great Companies by Lou Adler; John Wiley & Sons; Pages 334; $29. 95; Hardcover; November 2002; 0471223298 If Impending Crisis helps you and your company identify how close you are to a hiring crisis and how to strategize a plan of attack, Hire with Your Head, now in a revised 2nd edition, will show you how to source, attract and select those hard-to-find best people. Adler advises us to take a systematic approach based on reason, not instinct, gut reaction, deadlines or impulsiveness (which, come on and admit, lots of companies, probably even yours, have done).


Jack Covert Selects - New Law of Demand and Supply

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 23, 2002, at 11:03 PM in Jack Covert Selects

New Law of Demand and Supply: The Revolutionary New Demand Strategy for Faster Growth and Higher Profits by Rick Kash; Currency Doubleday; 256 Pages; $27. 50; Hardcover; September 2002; 0385504322 The gist of this book is right there in the title. Turning the old saw, Supply and Demand on its head, Kash suggests that organizations do the inverse: first, identify demand, thencreate the supply.


Jack Covert Selects - Less is More

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 22, 2002, at 11:01 PM in Jack Covert Selects

Less is More: How Great Companies Use Productivity as a Competitive Tool in Business by Jason Jennings, Portfolio, 260 Pages, $24. 95 Hardcover, October 2002, ISBN 1591840015 The last time I spoke with Jason Jennings, we talked frankly about the amount of research and time it took for him to write this book. Well, the end result is definitely worth the effort he made, as this is a beautifully documented tome.


Jack Covert Selects - Who Says Elephants Can't Dance?

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 22, 2002, at 10:59 PM in Jack Covert Selects

Who Says Elephants Cant Dance: Inside IBMs Historic Turnaround by Louis V. Gerstner, HarperBusiness, 380 Pages, $27. 95 Hardcover, November 2002, ISBN 0060523794 Some of the constant readers of my monthly missive have asked why I didnt write a Jack Covert Selects on the Jack Welch book.


Jack Covert Selects - Impending Crisis

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 14, 2002, at 10:57 PM in Jack Covert Selects

Impending Crisis: Too Many Jobs, Too Few People by Roger E. Herman and Tom Olivo, Oakhill Press, $30. 00 Hardcover, UNK Pages, August 2002, ISBN 1886939535 In the late 90s, there was a shortage of qualified people in the labor force and many jobs went unfilled.


Jack Covert Selects - What's Next?

By 800-CEO-READ, published October 24, 2002, at 9:55 PM in Jack Covert Selects

Whats Next? Exploring the New Terrain for Business by Eamonn Kelly, Peter Leyden and Members of Global Business Network. Perseus Publishing, 360 pages, $27.


Jack Covert Selects - Free the Beagle

By 800-CEO-READ, published October 23, 2002, at 9:53 PM in Jack Covert Selects

Free the Beagle: A Journey to Destinae by Roy H. Williams, Bard Press, 127 pages, $14. 95, paperback with audio CD, October 2002, ISBN 1885167571 Having just finished Free the Beagle, I am at a loss as to where to start this review.


Jack Covert Selects - Double Lives

By 800-CEO-READ, published October 22, 2002, at 9:52 PM in Jack Covert Selects

Double Lives: Stories of Extraordinary Achievement by David Heenan, Davies Black, 2002; 0891061673 What do Winston Churchill, Sally Ride, and Tom Lynch have in common? According to David Heenan, they are all great jugglers of a double life. Double Lives is a compilation of short biographies.