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Emotionalagility

Emotional Agility: Get Unstuck, Embrace Change, and Thrive in Work and Life

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 29, 2016, at 3:00 PM – Filed under:

Susan David has written a beautiful book about the power of embracing the full spectrum of our emotional lives.

Simplybrilliant

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

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 22, 2016, at 2:45 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Bill Taylor, founder of Fast Company, reminds us that creativity exists outside of Silicon Valley, and is available to 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 – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy

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

Utopiacreepy

Utopia is Creepy: And Other Provocations

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 8, 2016, at 12:30 PM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity

Nicholas Carr reminds us that digital utopianism is just like all the utopias that came before it—unrealistic and a little creepy.

Pre suasion

Pre-Suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 1, 2016, at 2:15 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Marketing & Sales

Robert Cialdini is back more than thirty years after his classic, Influence, with a new book on the topic from another

Scrappy

Scrappy: A Little Book about Choosing to Play Big

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 25, 2016, at 2:00 PM – Filed under: Biography & Narrative, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

In her new book, Terri Sjodin helps us stop making excuses and start getting scrappy in pursuit of our goals.

Stopspending

Stop Spending, Start Managing: Strategies to Transform Wasteful Habits

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 18, 2016, at 1:00 PM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy

Tanya Menon & Leigh Thompson offer counterintuitive and sometimes unconventional wisdom to help leaders invest their time, effort, and money in the right places.

Leadershipheadlines

Leadership in the Headlines: Insider Insights Into How Leaders Lead

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 11, 2016, at 9:15 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy

Andrew Hill's new book is a great blend of perspective and prescription that ends up much more than a sum of its parts.

Unmistakable

Unmistakable: Why Only Is Better Than Best

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 4, 2016, at 1:15 PM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Srinivas Rao acts as our guide to the creative life, and helps us understand that it's the ride of a lifetime.

Greatteams

Great Teams: 16 Things High Performing Organizations Do Differently

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 28, 2016, at 1:30 PM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

Don Yaeger mixes sports and business to provide some insightful lessons on teams and culture.

Forlovemoney

For the Love of Money: A Memoir

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 21, 2016, at 2:45 PM – Filed under: Biography & Narrative, Current Events & Public Affairs, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Sam Polk takes us on a walk through Wall Street, and through a rich inner life that forced him to leave it at the height of success.

Whocookedadamsmithsdinner

Who Cooked Adam Smith's Dinner?: A Story of Women and Economics

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 14, 2016, at 1:45 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Management & Workplace Culture

Katrine Marçal gives us a better understanding of economics by doing something that seems obvious, including the historical perspective and labor of women.