Book Summaries

Browse the full archive of Soundview Executive Book Summaries®.
Page 1 of 3
  • Image of Little Bets

    Little Bets

    by Peter Sims
    Item #: 36BS12
    Bestselling author Peter Sims explores the value of taking small, experimental steps in developing breakthrough innovation. These little bets help determine direction while providing critical information from lots of little failures and from small significant wins. Sims shares examples of successful breakthrough innovators at work and the dramatic results of their efforts.
    From: $9.00
    Buy Now!
  • Image of Overfished Ocean Strategy

    Overfished Ocean Strategy

    by Nadya Zhexembayeva
    Item #: 3626
    Overfished Ocean Strategy offers five principles to help businesses to find new opportunities in what were once considered useless by-products, discover resource-conserving efficiencies up and down their value chain, transfer their expertise from physical products to services, and develop ways to rapidly try out and refine these new business models.
    From: $9.00
    Buy Now!
  • Image of Best Practices Are Stupid

    Best Practices Are Stupid

    by Stephen Shapiro
    Item #: 36BS02
    In Best Practices Are Stupid, Stephen M. Shapiro offers 40 counterintuitive yet proven strategies for boosting innovation and making it a repeatable, sustainable and profitable process at the heart of a company's culture. Shapiro shows that nonstop innovation is attainable and vital to building a high-performing team, improving the bottom line, and staying ahead of the competition.
    From: $9.00
    Buy Now!
  • Image of Creative Intelligence

    Creative Intelligence

    by Bruce Nussbaum
    Item #: 35NTFS
    Creative Intelligence illustrates how to connect our creative output with a new type of economic system, Indie Capitalism.
    From: $9.00
    Buy Now!
  • Image of The Accidental Creative

    The Accidental Creative

    by Todd Henry
    Item #: 34BS12
    It isn't enough to just do your job anymore. In order to thrive in today's marketplace, all of us, regardless of our role, have to be ready to generate brilliant ideas on demand. The Accidental Creative teaches effective practices that support your creative process. You'll discover how to: focus in on your most critical work and reclaim your attention; develop stimulating relationships that will lead to creative insights; effectively manage your energy so that you are always ready to...
    From: $9.00
    Buy Now!
  • Image of Adaptability

    Adaptability

    by Max McKeown
    Item #: 3427
    Max McKeown's new book harnesses the essence of human survival — the ability to adapt — to help people succeed in business and all other aspects of life. He draws on millions of years of evolution to create a practical and strategic set of rules that take adaption from an involuntary coping strategy to a deliberate winning strategy. Adaptability proves that innovation is important but not enough. The ability to adapt smarter and faster than the situation changes is what...
    From: $9.00
    Buy Now!
  • Image of The Wide Lens

    The Wide Lens

    by Ron Adner
    Item #: 3423
    How can great companies do everything right — identify real customer needs, deliver excellent innovations, beat their competitors to market — and still fail? The sad truth is that many companies fail because they focus too intensely on their own innovations, and then neglect the innovation ecosystems on which their success depends. In our increasingly interdependent world, winning requires more than just delivering on your own promises. The Wide Lens offers a powerful new...
    From: $9.00
    Buy Now!
  • Image of Serial Innovators

    Serial Innovators

    by Claudio Feser
    Item #: 3415
    The typical life expectancy of a company is estimated to be about 15 years. What does it take to exist beyond that average? A company must be able to keep up with changing markets. It has to learn what elements are slowing down its ability to adapt. A company must be able to continuously reinvent itself to stay relevant. Serial Innovators is a guide for how to build a company that is adaptive, innovative and can survive well into the future.
    From: $9.00
    Buy Now!
  • Image of Change by Design

    Change by Design

    by Tim Brown
    Item #: 33BS06
    The myth of innovation is that brilliant ideas leap fully formed from the minds of geniuses. The reality is that most innovations come from a process of rigorous examination through which great ideas are identified and developed before being realized as new offerings and capabilities. This book introduces the idea of design thinking‚ the collaborative process by which the designer's sensibilities and methods are employed to match people's needs with what is technically feasible...
    From: $9.00
    Buy Now!
Page 1 of 3