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  • Image of Webinar: Transforming Your Organization's DNA to Thrive in the Digital Age
    Image of Webinar: Transforming Your Organization's DNA to Thrive in the Digital Age

    by Michael Gale

    Michael Gale explains the specifics of digitally transforming your organization - from the role of the digital-explorer leader in using information to empower the organization to move better and faster to shifts in sales, marketing, communications and leadership, product development, and service and support.

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    The Simple Steps Teams Can Take to Mobilize Hearts and Minds, and Make an Epic Impact

    by Craig W. Ross, Angela V. Paccione, Victoria L. Roberts

    Do Big Things presents an intuitive, seven-step process that equips teams with how to quickly and consistently operate in a manner necessary for success.

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  • Image of Find the Fire
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    Ignite Your Inspiration and Make Work Exciting Again

    by Scott Mautz

    Scott Mautz identifies recurring “anti-muses” that sap our energy and optimism. Find the Fire shows how to counter these forces and create conditions where inspiration thrives.

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    Discover Your Positioning DNA and Dominate Your Competition

    by Andy Cunningham

    Andy Cunningham details the DNA of three types of companies in the world and presents a step-by-step framework to help you determine your company’s position in the marketing landscape using her DNA-based methodology.

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  • Image of How Companies Win
    Image of How Companies Win

    Profiting from Demand-Driven Business Models No Matter What Business You're In

    by David Calhoun, Rick Kash

    With the recent global recession, the world economy has changed forever. The old tools — most notably supply-chain management — are no longer enough. The new challenge is to locate and capture the elusive pools of high-profit demand. In this executive summary of How Companies Win, Rick Kash and David Calhoun have the answer: a revolutionary, demand-driven model that has already proved successful for some of the world's most admired companies.

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  • Image of Power
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    Why Some People Have It and Others Don't

    by Jeffrey Pfeffer

    Jeffrey Pfeffer, one of the greatest minds in management theory, reveals how to succeed and wield power in the real world. This executive summary of his latest book, Power, is a groundbreaking guide that reveals the strategies and tactics that separate the winners from the losers.

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  • Image of Speed Review: The Communicators
    Image of Speed Review: The Communicators

    Leadership in the Age of Crisis

    by Charles Slack, Richard S. Levick

    Watershed Press, 220 pages

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  • Image of Where Good Ideas Come From
    Image of Where Good Ideas Come From

    The Natural History of Innovation

    by Steven Johnson

    A Soundview Featured Book Review
    The printing press, the pencil, the flush toilet, the battery—these are all great ideas. But where do they come from? What kind of environment breeds them? What sparks the flash of brilliance? How do we generate the breakthrough technologies that push forward our lives, our society, our culture? Steven Johnson’s answers are revelatory as he identifies the seven key patterns behind genuine innovation, and traces them across time and disciplines.

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    Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences

    by Nancy Duarte

    In this executive book summary of Nancy Duarte's bestselling book Resonate, you will learn how to transform any presentation into an engaging journey by leveraging techniques normally reserved for cinema and literature. You will discover how to understand your audience, create persuasive content and elicit a groundswell response.

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