May Spotlight: 4 New Summaries

May 1, 2020

Each month, Soundview summarizes many books that will help you strengthen your professional skills. To help you carve out a career success path, here are a few of the noteworthy selections that we’re featuring this month.

Gig Mindset
Reclaim Your Time, Reinvent Your Career, and Ride the Next Wave of Disruption

by Paul Estes

Are you going to wait for the world to make you irrelevant, or are you going to evolve and survive? The framework presented in Gig Mindset will allow you to get started, continue forward, and build a process of reinvention. You will find the space to properly balance your work and home life. You will learn a new way to live and work.

KEY TOPIC AREAS: Work/Life Balance, Gig Economy, Remote Work

The Illusion of Invincibility
The Rise and Fall of Organizations Inspired by the Incas of Peru

by Paul Williams & Andreas Krebs

In The Illusion of Invincibility, authors Paul Williams and Andreas Krebs take a close look at the factors that impact business success. Using the Incan Empire as an example, they reveal how businesses today can avoid the kinds of power struggles that bring about destruction and make objective decisions when faced with challenges.

KEY TOPIC AREAS: Leadership, Workplace Culture, Inspiration

The Art of Stress-Free Living
Reprogram Your Life From the Inside Out

by Brian Ramos, Ph.D.

Our fast-paced lives often leave us feeling stressed, frazzled and out of control. Chronic exposure to stress alters our bodies and brains, ingraining unhealthy responses as primitive parts of our brains grow stronger. Luckily these effects can be reversed, and we can learn to reduce our response to stress. In The Art of Stress-Free Living, neurobiologist Dr. Brian Ramos offers to help us regain our sense of efficacy and joy in our lives.

KEY TOPIC AREAS: Stress, Wellness, Habits

Brand New Name
A Proven, Step-by-Step Process to Create an Unforgettable Brand Name

by Jeremy Miller

In Brand New Name, Jeremy Miller outlines a total process for executing a naming sprint for your brand, while also identifying key naming strategies that separate truly great brand names from instantly forgettable ones. By examining some of the world’s biggest and most successful brands, Brand New Name helps brands everywhere who aspire to join their ranks.

KEY TOPIC AREAS: Branding, Marketing, Advertising

Thanks go out to our publisher partners for providing us some great books to summarize this month:

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