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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.

Illuminate

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

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 18, 2016, at 2:00 PM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

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

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

Strategythatworks

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

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 4, 2016, at 9:41 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy

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.

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 – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

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 – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy

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