Category: Books

Book recommendations for business leaders: 5/18/20

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Stephen King says that if you want to be a writer, there are two things you must do: read a lot and write a lot. This is about the “read a lot” part. I include reading lists and book reviews that will help you do business more effectively and write better for business. Here are pointers to several reading lists  »  Read More

Leadership and Management Book Podcast: Building Your Professional Library

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I’ve got two libraries these days. My physical books are scattered across bookshelves in several parts of the house. My digital books (both text and audio) live on my devices and in the cloud. There are many books about business, of course. There are also books about many other things: history, biography, fiction, art  »  Read More

Book recommendations for business leaders: 5/4/20

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Stephen King says that if you want to be a writer, there are two things you must do: read a lot and write a lot. This is about the “read a lot” part. I include reading lists and book reviews that will help you do business more effectively and write better for business. In this post, I point you to reviews of  »  Read More

Book Review: Building the Best

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Stay away from John Eades’s book, Building the Best: Eight Proven Leadership Principles to Elevate Others to Success. Eades gives you principles the title promises but there are important things wrong with this book. Let’s begin with the good part. There are eight principles and they will guide you if you are  »  Read More

Leadership and Management Book Podcast: Crisis Leadership

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In his book, The Hard Thing about Hard Things, Ben Horowitz distinguishes between the challenges of a “peacetime” CEO and a “wartime” CEO. Abraham Lincoln knew as much about crisis leadership as anyone. He summed it up this way. The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is  »  Read More

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