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The purpose revolution : how leaders create engagement and competitive advantage in an age of social good / Izzo, John B.“We’re in the midst of a purpose revolution. Customers, employees, and investors are making it clear that they want companies to do more than provide good products, good prospects, and good profits–they want companies to […]

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The mind of the leader : how to lead yourself, your people, and your organization for extraordinary results / Hougaard, Rasmus“Most leaders think they’re effective at motivating their employees, but study after study shows that employees are more disengaged and uninspired than ever. The solution lies not in more management training or fun off-sites but […]

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Counter mentor leadership : how to unlock the potential of the 4-generation workplace / Kelly Riggs and Robby Riggs.“This book is the result of over three decades of combined experience from Kelly and Robby Riggs-dynamic, occasionally irreverent, always insightful, father (Boomer) and son (Millennial), who work with organizations grappling daily with multi-generational conflict. Through their […]

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The caterpillar’s edge : evolve, evolve again, and thrive in business / Sid Mohasseb.“The secret code to growing a successful business is adjusting your strategy every single day. Business leaders, large and small, need to learn a new game with very different rules. They must accept an ever-changing and uncertain landscape, but a landscape that […]

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Building smarter organizations : how to lead your zombie organization back to life / Gordon Vala-Webb.” Engaging read, actionable advice‚ĶGordon Vala-Webb has written a smart and engaging little book that is full of practical and powerful advice for leaders in any industry. Equally useful for reinvigorating organizations that may have lost some of their youthful […]

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The attention merchants : the epic scramble to get inside our heads / Tim Wu.“From Tim Wu, author of the award-winning The Master Switch ( a New Yorker and Fortune Book of the Year) and who coined the term “net neutrality”–a revelatory, ambitious and urgent account of how the capture and re-sale of human attention […]

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The glass wall : success strategies for women at work – and businesses that mean business / Sue Unerman & Kathryn Jacob.“Never mind the glass ceiling. In the workplace today there’s a glass wall. Men and women can see each other clearly through the divide, but they don’t speak the same language or have the […]

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Breaking through bias : communication techniques for women to succeed at work / Andrea S. Kramer, Alton B. Harris.“More than fifty years after the beginning of the Women’s Movement and forty years after passage of Title IX, women are still not “making it” in traditionally male careers. Women start their careers on parity with men […]

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How to lead a quest : a handbook for pioneering executives / Dr Jason Fox.Unlock progress through doubt and uncertainty. The biggest threat facing modern business is the sheer complexity of an uncertain future. That, and the fact that everyone is busy. Too busy for progress. Workplace cultures have become cursed with efficiency. And so […]

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Primed to perform : how to build the highest performing cultures through the science of total motivation / Neel Doshi and Lindsay McGregor. “Why do some workplace cultures inspire energy and innovation, while others fuel anxiety, boredom, or cynicism? Until now, such legendary cultures have seemed like magic beyond our control. However, behind every culture […]

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