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  • Image of The Future Workplace Experience
    Image of The Future Workplace Experience

    10 Rules for Mastering Disruption in Recruiting and Engaging Employees

    by Kevin J. Mulcahy , Jeanne C. Meister

    The Future Workplace Experience provides 10 rules for rethinking, reimagining, and reinventing your organization including Make the Workplace an Experience, Be an Agile Leader, Consider Technology an Enabler and Disruptor, Embrace On-Demand learning, Tap the Power of Multiple Generations, and Plan for More Gig Economy Workers.

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  • Image of Writing Without Bullshit
    Image of Writing Without Bullshit

    Boost Your Career by Saying What You Mean

    by Josh Bernoff

    At the center of this comprehensive guide to writing by Josh Bernoff, is the Iron Imperative: treat the reader’s time as more valuable than your own. Embrace that, and your customers, your boss, and your colleagues will recognize the power and boldness of your thinking.

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    Image of How Great Leaders Think

    The Art of Reframing

    by Terrence Deal, Lee Bolman

    Lee Bolman and Terrence Deal’s influential four-frame model of leadership and organizations offers leaders an accessible template for understanding four major dimensions of organizational life: structure, people, politics, and culture.

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  • Image of The 7 Hidden Reasons Employees Leave
    Image of The 7 Hidden Reasons Employees Leave

    How to Recognize the Subtle Signs and Act before It's Too Late

    by Leigh Branham

    In The 7 Hidden Reasons Employees Leave, employee-retention expert Leigh Branham knocks down the wall that separates employee from employer — and even management from senior leadership — in an effort to forge an open discussion on employee disengagement and what organizations need to recognize and actively pursue in order to retain their best and brightest people. Using a voluminous amount of interview and survey data, Branham isolates each reason, tells companies what to look for, and

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    The Power of Thinking without Thinking

    by Malcolm Gladwell

    Blink is about how we think without thinking, about choices that seem to be made in an instant — in the blink of an eye — that actually aren’t as simple as they seem, and about those instantaneous decisions that are impossible to explain to others. In this summary, staff writer from The New Yorker Malcolm Gladwell reveals that great decision makers aren’t those who process the most information or spend the most time deliberating, but those who have perfected the art of...

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  • Image of Voice Power
    Image of Voice Power

    Using Your Voice to Captivate, Persuade, and Command Attention

    by Renee Grant-Williams

    While everyone has a voice, not every voice is one that gets attention — a personal weakness often overlooked. The concept of “dressing for success” — creating the right appearance — is second nature by now. However, most people are unaware that their voices account for one-third of the total impression they make on others (the other factors are appearance and message). In this summary, Renee Grant-Williams, who has worked with U.S. senators, business executives and sales professionals, as well

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  • Image of How Organizations Work
    Image of How Organizations Work

    Taking a Holistic Approach to Enterprise Health

    by Alan P. Brache

    Organizations are like humans. Each organ, muscle, bone, and nerve plays a unique part within the whole. A strong contribution from one component can’t make up for deficiencies in others, and understanding each component doesn’t explain the health of the whole person. Body functions are integrated and their interactions are as important as their individual roles. So are the different functions in an organization. This summary shows you how to take a holistic approach to organizational wellness b

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    How to Manage a Group of Professionals

    by David H. Maister, Patrick J. McKenna

    Managing people is difficult, particularly when you are tasked with leading a group of confident, intelligent professionals — often used to working with a certain amount of autonomy — to accomplish some task or essential goal. Group leaders must be skilled not only in management basics (delegation, decision-making, running meetings, and so forth), but also in the “softer” skills of inspirational leadership practices. Crammed with concrete advice and practical applications and examples, ...

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