Category: Books

Book List: Best Books on 21st Century Management and Leadership

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In 2007, Gary Hamel and Bill Breen challenged readers to look ahead a decade and think about what management will be like then. That was a challenging question, and Hamel and Breen described key issues and offered guiding principles. Naturally, viewed from a decade later, they got some of it wrong and some of it right. If  »  Read More

Book Review: The Seven-Day Weekend

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What the heck does that title mean? The answer is in a paragraph from the “forwarning” to The Seven Day Weekend. Many books have a foreword, but this book has a forewarning. Here’s how it and the book start. “NEVER MIND THE CHEESE —who moved my weekend? I’m serious. Where did it go? One minute Saturday and  »  Read More

Book Review: Extraordinary Influence

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There’s a lot to like about Extraordinary Influence: How Great Leaders Bring Out the Best in Others by Tim Irwin. In fact, there was so much to like I kept reading, even though the author does things that make me slam a book shut. Tim Irwin describes the major thesis of the book: “We gain an extraordinary ability to  »  Read More

Book Review: Thrive by Arianna Huffington

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Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating A Life of Wellbeing, Wisdom, and Wonder by Arianna Huffington is an important book about defining success and how you attain it. I wish it were a better book. If you are an aggressive, ambitious person who knows you’re working too hard and sacrificing important  »  Read More

Some Business Books to Check Out: 11/12/18

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My business purpose is to help people create and discover great business books. One way I do that is by writing book reviews I intend to be both thorough and helpful. Doing a book review like that takes time. I’ll never have enough time for all the books I want to read or review to review all the books I read. There are  »  Read More

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