Selected Filters

  • Competency: Behavior & Psychology Remove

Recently Viewed Categories

Book Summaries

Browse the full archive of Soundview Executive Book Summaries®.
Page 1 of 2
  • Image of Focus

    Focus

    by Daniel Goleman
    Item #: 3609
    In Focus, Daniel Goleman uses cutting-edge research and findings to delve into the science of attention in all its varieties. He persuasively argues that now more than ever we must learn to sharpen our focus in order to contend with and thrive in a complex world.
    From: $9.00
    Buy Now!
  • Image of Compelling People

    Compelling People

    by Matthew Kohut, John Neffinger
    Item #: 3606
    What makes some people irresistible and others forgettable? John Neffinger and Matthew Kohut introduce us to two qualities - strength (the root of respect) and warmth (the root of affection) - and they detail the signals that broadcast each of these. Drawing on the latest social science and the authors' own work, Compelling People reveals the basic framework we use to judge each other and what we can do to earn both respect and affection.
    From: $9.00
    Buy Now!
  • Image of Emotional Intelligence for Project Managers

    Emotional Intelligence for Project Managers

    by Anthony Mersino
    Item #: 3602
    Managing people effectively means using finely tuned interpersonal skills and astutely reading emotional cues to get the job done right and on time. The practical tools to use Emotional Intelligence (EQ) offered by Anthony Mersino will help you improve your ability to read between the emotional lines and transform your results from "good enough" to "beyond expectations." Improve your EQ and you’ll soon be getting the best work out of everyone including yourself.
    From: $9.00
    Buy Now!
  • Image of Tipping Sacred Cows

    Tipping Sacred Cows

    by Jake Breeden
    Item #: 3524
    Tipping Sacred Cows reveals what it takes to overcome the dangerous behaviors that masquerade as virtues at work and how you can lead with fewer self-imposed limitations and greater results. Based on his experience coaching leaders in 27 countries and on the latest research in behavioral economics, neuroscience and psychology, Jake Breeden offers proven, powerful strategies for handling the seven most common "sacred cows" so that you can gain a clear path to reaching your...
    From: $9.00
    Buy Now!
  • Image of Tribal Leadership

    Tribal Leadership

    by Dave Logan, Halee Fischer-Wright, John King
    Item #: 35BS08
    Tribal Leadership offers a fascinating look at corporate tribes — groups of 20-150 people within a company that come together on their own rather than through management decisions — and how executives can use tribes to maximize productivity and profit. Drawing upon research from a 10-year study of more than 24,000 people in two dozen organizations, the authors argue that tribes have the greatest influence in determining how much and what quality work gets done. The...
    From: $9.00
    Buy Now!
  • Image of You Can't Lie to Me

    You Can't Lie to Me

    by Janine Driver
    Item #: 3513
    What if you could increase your salary by 15 percent and kick problems and worries to the curb simply by learning how to detect a lie the moment it starts? What if you had an easy-to-use test that tipped you off the instant someone held something back from you? No machine built to date has proven more effective than a well-trained human lie detector, says world-renowned body language expert Janine Driver, a former federal law enforcement investigator who has trained agents at the ATF...
    From: $9.00
    Buy Now!
  • Image of Predictably Irrational

    Predictably Irrational

    by Dan Ariely
    Item #: 35BS04
    Irrational behavior is a part of human nature, but as MIT professor Dan Ariely has discovered in 20 years of researching behavioral economics, people tend to behave irrationally in a predictable fashion. Drawing on psychology and economics, behavioral economics can show us why patients get greater relief from a more expensive drug over its cheaper counterpart and why honest people may steal office supplies or communal food, but not money. According to Ariely in Predictably Irrational...
    From: $9.00
    Buy Now!
  • Image of The Power of Habit

    The Power of Habit

    by Charles Duhigg
    Item #: 3425
    In The Power of Habit, award-winning New York Times business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed. With penetrating intelligence and an ability to distill vast amounts of information into engrossing narratives, Duhigg brings to life a whole new understanding of human nature and its potential for transformation.
    From: $9.00
    Buy Now!
  • Image of The Upside of Irrationality

    The Upside of Irrationality

    by Dan Ariely
    Item #: 3305
    In his groundbreaking book, Predictably Irrational, social scientist Dan Ariely revealed the multiple biases that lead us into making unwise decisions. Now in The Upside of Irrationality, Ariely exposes the surprisingly negative and positive effects irrationality can have on our lives. Focusing on our behaviors at work and in relationships, he offers new insights about what really motivates us on the job, how unwise actions can become long-term habit, and more.
    From: $9.00
    Buy Now!
Page 1 of 2