Category: Books

Book Review: Insight

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I’m 75, and I’ve been working on my self-awareness and self-improvement for most of my adult life. I’ve read a lot of books. Even with that experience, I learned a lot from Insight: The Surprising Truth About How Others See Us, How We See Ourselves, And Why the Answers Matter More Than We Think by Tasha Eurich Early  »  Read More

Book recommendations for business leaders: 9/20/21

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Leaders are readers. Reading helps you discover ideas to try and expand your mental models. In this post I point you to reviews of recent business books. You’ll find pointers to reviews of Conflicted: How Productive Disagreements Lead to Better Outcomes, Decoding Greatness: How the Best in the World Reverse Engineer  »  Read More

Book recommendations for business leaders: 9/13/21

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Leaders are readers. Reading helps you discover ideas to try and expand your mental models. In this post I point you to reviews of recent business books. You’ll find pointers to reviews of Anthro-Vision: A New Way to See in Business and Life, The Fearless Organization: Creating Psychological Safety in the Workplace for  »  Read More

Book Review: Leading from the Middle

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When it comes to business books, middle managers are “the few, the fatigued, the forgotten.” Hardly anyone points out the good work they do, even though middle managers are essential to the success of any organization. I bought Leading from the Middle: A Playbook for Managers to Influence Up, Down, And Across the  »  Read More

Book recommendations for business leaders: 8/23/21

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Leaders are readers. Reading helps you discover ideas to try and expand your mental models. In this post I point you to reviews of recent business books. You’ll find pointers to reviews of Span Of Control: What To Do When You’re Under Pressure, Overwhelmed, And Ready To Get What You Really Want, 101 Things I  »  Read More

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