January 21, 2008
News & Opinion: Which Are You?
"There are always two parties, the party of the past and the party of the future; the establishment and the movement."
-Ralph Waldo Emerson, quoted in the paperback edition of Competing for the Future,
NEWS & OPINION: Podcasts Start Back Up with Zook
By 800-CEO-READ, published August 10, 2007, at 6:13 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
We took some time off this summer from our podcasts. I am kicking off the fall season early with an interview I have been wanting to do for some time. Chris Zook is the author of three books, his most recent being Unstoppable.
NEWS & OPINION: Forbes' 20 Most Influential Business Books
By 800-CEO-READ, published April 21, 2006, at 1:52 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
In the Forbes' article that Tom referred to yesterday, the writer Dan Ackman pointed to a list of business books the magazine put together in 2002. Forbes calls these The 20 Most Influential Business Books. As you look down the panel experts, you'll notice our own Jack Covert was among those called to contribute.
NEWS & OPINION: Big-Hearted Business Books
By Sally Haldorson, published February 14, 2012, at 6:06 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
In Gary Hamel's new book, What Matters Now (which we are giving away this week on inBubbleWrap! ), he encourages leaders to define a mission that "embodies the values of trust, generosity, and forebearance" no matter how "radical and weird" it seems. But he even goes further and suggests you bring love into the equation.
NEWS & OPINION: Best Business Books via U.S. News and World Report
By 800-CEO-READ, published May 18, 2007, at 7:06 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
U. S. News and World Report has a huge special report on the Best Business Books.
NEWS & OPINION: The Book Gary Hamel Is Not Going To Write
By 800-CEO-READ, published October 27, 2009, at 1:48 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Gary Hamel, author of The 100 Best Select Competing For The Future, has a blog on the Wall Street Journal site called Management 2. 0. In his latest entry, Hamel writes about the small fraction of people who actually read books, producing back of the napkin calculations to support the infinitesimal percentages.