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Blockchainrevolution

Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin Is Changing Money, Business, and the World

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 12, 2016, at 10:00 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Biography & Narrative, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

In Blockchain Revolution, Don and Alex Tapcott have provided laypeople with a primer on a technology that is on the verge of transforming the world.

Grit

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 5, 2016, at 12:45 PM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Angela Duckworth has written a book that teaches us all how to maximize our talent and, perhaps, make the world a little happier place to live in the process.

Callings

Callings: The Purpose and Passion of Work

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 28, 2016, at 12:45 PM – Filed under:

Dave Isay and StoryCorps carry the torch of Studs Terkel and advance the oral history of American workers of all stripes in the new book, Callings.

Doordoor

Door to Door: The Magnificent, Maddening, Mysterious World of Transportation

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 21, 2016, at 12:00 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Management & Workplace Culture

Edward Humes takes us on a fascinating journey through the intricacies and implications of our modern transportation network.

Performancebreakthrough

Performance Breakthrough: A Radical Approach to Success at Work

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 14, 2016, at 1:30 PM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Cathy Salit provides us with tools to keep growing, and teaches us how to take on new roles and mindsets as individuals and organizations.

Grayrhino

The Gray Rhino: How to Recognize and Act on the Obvious Dangers We Ignore

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 7, 2016, at 12:00 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Michele Wucker's new book helps us avoid crisis by engaging more thoroughly with reality, recognizing obvious threats and our own biases, and working to overcome them.

Sprint

Sprint: How to Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five Days

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 31, 2016, at 11:27 AM – Filed under: Biography & Narrative, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

Jake Knapp, John Zeratsky, and Braden Kowitz detail a process "for answering crucial questions through prototyping and testing ideas with customers" in just one workweek.

Everyoneculture

An Everyone Culture: Becoming a Deliberately Developmental Organization

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 24, 2016, at 12:30 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Developmental psychologists Robert Kegan and Lisa Laskow Lahey show us how to build development organizations that bring our workers out of hiding.

Undernewmanagement

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

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 17, 2016, at 2:00 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Marketing & Sales, Personal Development & Human Behavior

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 – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

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 – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Marketing & Sales

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

Smalldata

Small Data: The Tiny Clues That Uncover Huge Trends

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 24, 2016, at 11:00 AM – Filed under:

In his new book, Martin Lindstrom gets off the internet and our into the wider world to bring us insights that big data can't provide.