November 16, 2004
News & Opinion: Miami Herald Reviews Confronting Reality
Richard Pachter from the Miami Herald reviews Confronting Reality. He likes the book, having both read and listened to it.
NEWS & OPINION: High Expectations for Confronting Reality
By 800-CEO-READ, published October 14, 2004, at 7:25 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done, the first book by Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan (which I have not read), was highly lauded and three years later still manages to occupy prime shelf space in brick-and-mortar bookstores and so it was with high expectations that I turned to the first page of their follow-on book, Confronting Reality: Doing What Matters to Get Things Right. All is for naught if you are executing against a business model that is increasingly obsolete in the global marketplace, and so I suspect Confronting Reality was written to make sure that you're not racing a hundred miles an hour. .
NEWS & OPINION: Richard Pachter's Best of 2004
By 800-CEO-READ, published January 3, 2005, at 4:06 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Richard Pachter posted his list of the best business books for 2004 last week.
NEWS & OPINION: The Big Picture
By Jack, published March 17, 2006, at 8:28 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
There's an email list that goes out called Ideas in the News (registration required; get it here). This week Ram Charan, co-author of Confronting Reality. It's titled Getting to the Bigger Picture In it, Ram coaches people on how to get to the bigger picture.
NEWS & OPINION: Crown Business' Fall Season
By 800-CEO-READ, published July 28, 2004, at 9:24 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
As we head into the fall, we are going to make you aware of the books coming out from various imprints. We are going to start with Random House's Crown Business imprint. I think Crown is a good example of what pundits like to point to when they say that business book publishing is in bad shape.
NEWS & OPINION: Amazon Names Their Top Biz Books for 2004
By 800-CEO-READ, published November 11, 2004, at 1:02 AM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Our reader Dmitri left a comment this morning telling us that Amazon's editors chose The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid as their top pick for 2004. Here is the entire list: The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid by C. K.