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  • Image of The Brink
    Image of The Brink

    How Great Leadership Is Invented

    by Mark Hunter

    In order to reach the top, author Mark Hunter teaches us to embrace and overcome roadblocks along the way, trust others in collaboration, take ownership, and welcome fear and adversity.

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    Image of The Responsive Leader

    How to Be a Fantastic Leader in a Constantly Changing World

    by Erik Korsvik Østergaard

    In The Responsive Leader, Ostergaard focuses on the mindset you must have as a leader, and on the behavior and practices that can support it.

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    Three Essential Skill Sets for Leading Employee-Driven Innovation

    by David Masumba

    Masumba suggests three categories of innovation skill sets that are essential for leading employee-driven innovation: innovative thinking skills, innovation engagement skills, and innovation management skills.

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    Image of Mental Wealth

    An Essential Guide to Workplace Mental Health and Wellbeing

    by Emi Golding, Peter Diaz

    In Mental Wealth: An Essential Guide to Workplace Mental Health and Wellbeing, authors Emi Golding and Peter Diaz show business leaders how to transform workplaces into happy, healthy, and psychologically safe places.

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  • Image of The Industries of the Future
    Image of The Industries of the Future

    by Alec Ross

    In The Industries of the Future, Ross shows us what changes are coming in the next 10 years, highlighting the best opportunities for progress and explaining why countries thrive or sputter.

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    Image of Peers Inc

    How People and Platforms Are Inventing the Collaborative Economy and Reinventing Capitalism

    by Robin Chase

    A co-founder of Zipcar, Robin Chase, introduces the collaborative economy in which companies and governments are using the Internet’s ability to facilitate collaboration by leveraging expertise, assets and resources outside their sphere of control.

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    Image of The Growth Map

    Economic Opportunity in the BRICs and Beyond

    by Jim O'Neill

    It’s been 10 years since O’Neill conceived of the BRIC acronym. He and his team made a startling prediction: Four developing nations — Brazil, Russia, India and China (the BRICs) — would overtake the six largest Western economies within 40 years. Now, The Growth Map features O’Neill’s personal account of the BRIC phenomenon, how it has evolved and where those four key nations currently stand after a turbulent decade. The book also offers an equally bold prediction about the...

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    The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions

    by Dan Ariely

    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...

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    Rebooting Business and the World

    by Don Tapscott, Anthony D. Williams

    In this follow up to their 2007 bestseller, Wikinomics, Don Tapscott and Anthony Willliams once again use original research to provide new examples of organizations that are successfully embracing the principles of wikinomics to change the world. Find out how in this executive book summary of Macrowikonomics.

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