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The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy: An Economist Examines the Markets, Power and Politics of World Trade by Pietra Rivoli, John Wiley and Sons, 272 Pages, $29. 95 Hardcover, February 2005, ISBN 0471648493 How is a book picked to be considered to be a Jack Covert Selects? I have been asked that question many times.
Winning by Jack Welch with Suzy Welch, HarperBusiness, 350 Pages, $27. 95, Hardcover, April 2005, ISBN 0060753943 This is really weird. I am writing that this time Jack Welch got it.
"Winning" by Jack Welch with Suzy Welch, HarperBusiness, 350 Pages, $27. 95, Hardcover, April 2005, ISBN 9780060753948 Note: At the end of this 2005 review I wrote "Not only is this book relevant today, but I think it will be adding value for many years to come. " I'm no prophet, but I do know that my prediction was right.
Amazon has posted its editors' picks for 2008. In the Business & Investing category, they chose: The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life by Alice Schroeder, Bantam A Sense of Urgency by John P. Kotter, Harvard Business School Press (Jack Covert Selects) The Brand Bubble: The Looming Crisis in Brand Value and How to Avoid It by John Gerzema, Jossey-Bass The Momentum Effect: How to Ignite Exceptional Growth by J.
I found this entry I started writing in February and thought it might still be relevant. In the February issue, Harvard Business Review put together their 2006 Reading List. The Elephant In The Room: Silence and Denial in Everyday Life by Eviatar Zerubavel (Oxford University Press, March) Working With Your Is Killing Me: Freeing Yourself From Emotional Traps In Work by Katherine Crowley and Kathi Elster (Warner Business Books, March) Family Capitalism: Wendels, Haniels, Falcks, and the Continental European Model by Harold James (Harvard University Press, March) Silos, Politics, and Turf Wars: A Leadership Fable by Patrick Lencioni (Jossey-Bass, March); a March Jack Covert Selects The New Argonauts: Regional Advantage in a Global Economy by AnnaLee Saxenian (Harvard University Press, April) Questions of Character: Illuminating the Heart of Leadership Through Literature by Joseph Badaracco (Harvard Business School Press, April) Guanxi (The Art of Relationships): Microsoft , China, and Bill Gates' Plan to Win the Road Ahead by Robert Buderi and Gregory Huang (Simon and Schuster, May) Leading Through Conflict: How Successful Leaders Transform Difference into Opportunities by Mark Gerzon (Harvard Business School Press, May) The Managerial Moment of Truth: The Essential Step in Helping People Improve Performance by Bruce Bodaken and Robert Fritz (Free Press, May) Treasure Hunt by Michael Silverstein and John Butman (Portfolio, May); a May Jack Covert Selects Appreciative Intelligence: Seeing the Mighty Oak in the Acorn by Tojo Thatchenkery and Carol Metzker (Berrett-Koehler, May) The G-Quotient: How Gay Men Are Changing the Face of Leadership by Kirk Snyder (Jossey-Bass, June) Untapped: Creating Value in Underserved Markets by John Weiser et al.
Winning the Story Wars: Why Those Who Tell—and Live—the Best Stories will Rule the Future by Jonah Sachs; Harvard Business Review Press, 264 pages, $27. 00, Hardcover, July 2012, ISBN 9781422143568 A popular pursuit for business and current affairs writers is to produce work that investigates and exposes all the various ways that marketing manipulates consumers. And there is certainly cause for concern.
Winning in FastTime: Harness the Competitive Advantage of Prometheus in Business and Life by John A. Warden III & Leland A. Russell, Venturist Publishing, 220 Pages, $24.
Winning the War for Talent in Emerging Markets: Why Women Are the Solution by Sylvia Ann Hewlett and Ripa Rashid, Harvard Business School Press, 288 pages, $35. 00, Hardcover, August 2011, ISBN 9781422160602 We were big fans of Sylvia Ann Hewlett’s 2007 book, Off-Ramps and On-Ramps: Keeping Talented Women on the Road to Success. Hewlett is a prominent gender and workplace issues expert and, in that book, she took a much-needed look into a critical problem in our business world: the current career model and its lack of flexibility for talented women.
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Presenting to Win: The Art of Telling Your Story by Jerry Weissman, Financial Times Prentice Hall, 304 Pages, $24. 95 Hardcover, ISBN 0130464139 With all the focus put on high-tech communication gadgets and complex strategic techniques, its easy to forget about the fundamental basics of communication. This book, by Jerry Weissman, the presentation coach for the CISCO IPO and others, brings us back to focus on what is really important: communicating ideas clearly and effectively.
Playing to Win: How Strategy Really Works by A. G. Lafley & Roger L.
A Passion to Win by Sumner Redstone with Peter Knobler, Simon & Schuster, 352 Pages, $26. 00 Hardcover, May 2001, ISBN 0684862247 As you all know, Sumner Redstone is the Chairman and CEO of Viacom, which also happens to own Simon & Schuster. When I first heard about this book, I was afraid it was going to be one of those books that are heavily vetted by lawyers, drained of anything potentially damaging (read: edgy or informative).
Just a quick note to say I am reading Jack Welchs latest book Winning. I have high hopes for this one because I was not a fan of his previous book. If you dont see a Jack Covert Selects youll know I am not a fan of this one either.
Minding the Store: Great Writing About Business From Tolstoy to Now edited by Robert Coles and Albert LaFarge, The New Press, 299 pages, $25. 95, Hardcover, August 2008, ISBN 9781595583550 Many of the best-selling business books of the last thirty years are not based on exemplar companies, Fortune 500 CEOs or academic breakthroughs. Instead, they are completely made up; stories fabricated to make a grand point about how business should be practiced.
The Must-Have Customer: 7 Steps to Winning the Customer You Haven't Got by Robert Gordman with Armin Brott, Truman Talley Books, 290 Pages, $24. 95 Hardcover, April 2006, ISBN 0312351690 Disclaimer time: I picked up this book because I liked the Marcus Buckingham quote and the subject is something I personally have trouble with. Intellectually I understand the concept but putting it into action can be difficult.
Mavericks at Work: Why the Most Original Minds in Business Win by William C. Taylor and Polly G. LaBarre, William Morrow, 336 Pages, $26.
Attention All Passengers: The Airlines Dangerous Descent—And How to Reclaim Our Skies by William J. McGee, Harper, 368 pages, $26. 99, Hardcover, July 2012, ISBN 9780062088376 William McGee is an award-winning travel journalist who worked for seven years in the airline industry, is a FAA licensed aircraft dispatcher, served in the US Air Force Auxiliary, and was chosen in 2010 by the US secretary of transportation as the lone consumer advocate on the Future of Aviation Advisory Committee.
Fast Company chose its business books of the year last week. David Lidsky wrote the copy, stating: The titles that follow run the gamut of what Fast Company covers: Innovation, creativity, design, sustainability, technology, advertising and marketing, global business, and entertainment. The theme running through them is that new ideas are the lifeblood of business, and the process of finding and sharing new ideas is essential to success.
BusinessWeek's December 19th issue covers "The Best of 2005". Included in this issue is a list of their choices for the top 10 business books of the year.
Always anticipated, strategy + business has published their Best Business Books 2008. What makes this list special is that they assign each category to an expert in that field for review, and each reviewer delivers a lengthy and in depth essay on the books chosen. I've linked each category to it's reviewer's essay at the top of each section.
On the Edge: The Art of High-Impact Leadership by Alison Levine, Business Plus, 272 pages, $27. 00, Hardcover, January 2014, ISBN 9781455544875 We chose Alison Levine's On the Edge as one of our Jack Covert Selects reviews for January 2014. Here's why: On the Edge is an engaging page-turner that uses Levine’s experiences as a mountaineer (as well as Wall Street veteran and professor) to explore, and advise on, the challenges we each face as we strive to become better leaders.
In <i>Team Genius</i>, Rich Karlgaard and Michael S. Malone have teamed up to tell why "More than ever, business success now comes down to teams."
Adrian Woolridge's Shumpeter column for <i>The Economist</i> has been mined for the best material and published as a book.
Cal Newport teaches us why the ability to do "deep work" is more important than ever in a digital age, and how to get there.
What will this edition of The Keen Thinker, our monthly newsletter, offer you? A list of the category winners of the 800-CEO-READ Annual Business Book of the Year Awards. Links to original video recorded by many of the 800-CEO-READ Author Pow Wow attendees and speakers.