First Look: Leadership Books for August 2020

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in August 2020. 2030 : How Today's Biggest Trends Will Collide and Reshape the Future of Everything by Mauro F. BooksDon't miss out on other great new and future releases not listed here.

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First Look: Leadership Books for June 2020

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in June 2020. As Harvard lecturer and global trend watcher Vikram Mansharamani shows in this eye-opening and perspective-shifting book, our complex, data-flooded world has made us ever more reliant on experts, protocols, and technology. BooksDon't miss out on other great new and future releases.

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2013 Trends and The Power of Women

Women on Business

I was recently asked to think about how 2013 trends will impact women in the work force and how women will impact the trends. But many of the trends are picking up speed now and should become even more pronounced in 2013. Here’s a quick look at what I found: Rohit Bhargava, marketer, professor and author of Likeonomics , recently issued his report: 15 Marketing Trends In 2013 And How Your Business Can Use Them. Guest Post By: Andrea Simon, PhD.,

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Forecasting Talent Trends

LDRLB

Forecasting talent trends is complex, but it starts with gathering useful intelligence, something Recruiters are in the perfect place to do. This post is an excerpt from my forthcoming book, “The Art of HR”. I compiled my results into this book. What will the workforce look like in ten years? 20th Century HR practices were designed for hierarchical companies in stable markets, and from a limited resources paradigm of view.

The Latest Trends in the Executive Coaching Industry

Aspire-CS

Please enjoy this recap of the latest trends in the executive coaching industry from Brian Underhill, Ph.D. and my favorite – “When are you going to write your next book?”. And since there is not yet a book in the plan (I’m too extroverted – writing can be difficult!), we decided for now to at least repeat our ground-breaking industry research from our 2005 study, as highlighted in the book Executive Coaching for Results. Congratulations Brian on your new book!”.

Scan for the 3 key ingredients of trends to survive in the Expectation Economy

Strategy Driven

Trend-Driven Innovation , as detailed in our book of the same name, is the end-to-end process of tracking changes in these expectations to make sure that your products, services or experiences don’t fall behind. The first stage involves mastering the art of Scanning for new trends. The good news is that you don’t need a PHD in anthropology to spot trends in the wild. To scan for consumer trends you must understand the three core ingredients that they’re made of: 1.

Best New Leadership Book Of 2019

Eric Jacobson

Each year, after reading and reviewing dozens of new leadership books, I select my pick for the year's best new leadership book. For 2019, that book is Paul Smith's, The 10 Stories Great Leaders Tell , released this past summer. I selected this book as best for its innovative format, timely and pertinent content, and how easy it is to put what Paul teaches to immediate use as a leader. You can read this book in an hour or less.

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The Books That Impacted My Life In 2014

Joseph Lalonde

Who wouldn’t want to pick up a book and glean the insights from those who have gone before us? Tallying up the books, the total came to 34 books read. Today, I want to share with you the books that impacted my life and a leadership lesson I took away from each book. Physical Books. Let’s start off with the physical books I read in 2014. I find that physical books are my favorite type of book to read. Audio Books.

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12 Books You Should Add To Your Reading List

Joseph Lalonde

With reading, you’re able to stay up to date on the latest trends, discover old classics, and find enjoyment. There’s been must-read fiction books that I’ve devoured. And business books that have given me new insights. With the new year just kicking into gear, I thought it would be a perfect time to share my list of books you should add to your reading list this year. Remember, with just a little effort every day, you can fly through books.

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First Look: Leadership Books for January 2011

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in January. Outrageous Fortunes : The Twelve Surprising Trends That Will Reshape the Global Economy by Daniel Altman. All titles are at least 40% off the list price and are available only in limited quantities. * * * "The first thing naturally when one enters a scholar's study or library, is to look at his books. Books

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Books Under Categories for Your Perusal

First Friday Book Synopsis

Click HERE to obtain the recording and handout for the books that you wish to have, at only $9.99 They are all available to… Read More Books Under Categories for Your Perusal. Karl's blog entries 15MinuteBusinessBooks.com Business Trends and Developments Corporate Productivity Finding and Developing People Leadership personal productivity Sales and MarketingWe have organized selections from our 15MinuteBusinessBooks.com site into six categories.

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Leaders: Can You Control Ethics?

Leading in Context

Complexity Context Ethical Leader Ethical Organization Ethical Thinking Trends 7 lenses book ethical business ethical issues ethical leadership in organizations what is ethical leadershipBy Linda Fisher Thornton The question for today is "Can we control ethics?" Leaders have tried to control ethics with compliance-based systems (based on rules and penalties) but that does not tend to inspire people to ethical action.

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Prevention or Cure? Your Choice

Leading in Context

Ethical Leader Ethical Organization Ethical Thinking Trends 7 lenses book avoiding ethical messes ethical business proactive ethical leadership proactive ethicsBy Linda Fisher Thornton Senior leadership teams and boards have a choice. In their ethics strategy, they can focus on prevention or cure. The cure approach is reactive and messy. It involves waiting for something bad to happen, then scrambling to do damage control.

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The ReWork Bookshelf: 5 Must-Reads from Workforce Trends Expert Ira Wolfe

Cornerstone On Demand

The number of books in my library is huge. But don't dismiss the title of Seth Stephens-Davidowitz's new book, Everybody Lies , as just another study of how people make stuff up to get a job or pretend to be sick to miss work. Believe me—this book about the revolution of big data is so much bigger and more important than that. But here's a warning: Don't rush out and buy this book unless you have an open mind and aren't easily offended.

The Revenge of Analog

Kevin Eikenberry

By David Sax Sometimes you read a book and it clarifies your thinking. Sometimes you read a book and it surprises you in provocative ways. Sometimes you read a book and it changes the way you see the world around you. And once in awhile, one book does all three of those things. Personal & Professional Development analog book trendsThat’s what […]. The post The Revenge of Analog appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

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A Zoom Lens Won’t Help You See “Good Leadership”

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Leadership is multifaceted, but leadership books are not often written about that. Ethical Leader Ethical Thinking Trends 7 Lenses ethical leadership development ethical leadership model holistic ethical leadershipMany use a "zoom lens" approach to take you very close to one aspect of leadership. This close-up view can be helpful for fine-tuning our leadership skills, but then we may begin to think that this close-up view is all there is to good leadership.

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Word of Mouse: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Word of Mouse: 101+ Trends in How We Buy, Sell, Live, Learn, Work, and Play Marc Ostrofsky Simon & Schuster (2013) “The new rule in business: Money doesn’t grow on trees; it grows in databases!” creating or recognizing business opportunities Eight Tips for Successful Crowdsourcing evaluating opportunities Four Trends in Mobile Shopping Get Rich Click!

Is Social Accountability Changing Leadership?

Lead Change Blog

In his new book The Infinite Game, Simon Sinek refers to these leaders as being infinite in their approach, as they understand that long-lasting success only occurs if they build long-term value for customers, which translates into healthy enduring for the business. Leadership Accountability business alignment business model business trends empathy transparency values alignment

MindTools Expert Interview Podcast With Linda Fisher Thornton

Leading in Context

We had a lively conversation about ethical leadership and the concepts from my book 7 Lenses: Learning the Principles and Practices of Ethical Leadership. Complexity Context Ethical Leader Ethical Organization Ethical Thinking Trends 7 lenses of ethical leadership define ethical leadership developing ethical leaders ethical leadership ethical thinkingBy Linda Fisher Thornton I recently did an interview with Rachel Salaman for the MindTools Expert Interview Podcast.

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Book Review: Culture Connection

LDRLB

Marty Parker attempts to tackle this “how” question in his book, Culture Connection: How Developing a Winning Culture Will Give Your Organization a Competitive Advantage. This book is written about ten Canadian companies, who recently won the “10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures” award. To gather his research, Parker interviewed senior leaders from each of these companies, and then compiled his findings into this book. Culture is important.

Book Review: The Coming Jobs War

Lead on Purpose

To be honest, the first few chapters of the book are quite depressing. Grounded in findings from the Gallup World Poll, Clifton shows how the current job creation trends could land China as the world leader by the year 2040. The book is especially important for every CEO, executive and manager, and anyone who has the seed of entrepreneurism growing within. —. “If you were to ask me ‘From all your research, what is the best predictor of new jobs?’

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Reverse Innovation: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Reverse Innovation: Create Far from Home, Win Everywhere Vijay Govindarajan and Chris Trimble Harvard Business School Press (2012) How and why reverse innovation can help to reverse the negative trends and tendencies that can weaken an organization Those who have read one or more of Vijay Govindarajan and Chris Trimble’s previously published books (notably Ten [.].

How to Know Which Digital Trends Are Worth Chasing

Harvard Business

The rapid pace of digital change has put companies in the unenviable position of trying to decide which tech trends to invest in and when. For guests who have time, they can also book services such as spa treatments or chat with hotel staff to get help with dinner reservations. All too often, much-touted “revolutionary” innovations offer only incremental benefits at best; at worst, they are a costly distraction.

First Look: Leadership Books for November 2019

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in November 2019. This book will teach you how to spot and avoid it--and will give you scripts to respond when hollow arguments are being brandished against you, whether by well-intentioned friends, strangers on the internet, or political pundits. As a CEO quoted in the book said: “Communication shouldn’t be just another hat that a CEO wears. How can we use technology to reverse this trend? Books

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Book Review: The Decision to Trust

LDRLB

This is a basic premise of Dr. Robert Hurley’s new book The Decision to Trust. Hurley addresses this book to the seemingly permanent lack of trust currently felt for our businesses and government. Dr. Hurley’s purpose in writing the book is to reveal “why some people, groups, organizations, and institutions have been able to defy the overall trend of declining trust – how they have created trust even in environments where change, uncertainty, and risk exist.”

Bringing Out the Best in People and Organizations (Through Ethical Leadership)

Leading in Context

After 4 years of researching and writing, I am proud to announce that my new book, 7 Lenses: Learning the Principles and Practices of Ethical Leadership is in print! Complexity Context Ethical Leader Ethical Organization Trends business ethics complexity ethical leadership ethical leadership context leadership development what is ethical leadership

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3 Moving-Target Issues Every Leader Must Be Following

Great Leadership By Dan

Alexandra Levit is the author of the new book Humanity Works: Merging Technologies and People for the Workforce of the Future (Kogan Page). Alexandra Levit future trendsGuest post from Alexandra Levit: As a futurist, it’s my job to track the evolution of the 21st century organization, and as of late we’ve come upon new challenges in reputation management, intellectual property, and digital transformation and disruption. Your challenge as a leader?

Humanification by Christian Kromme – book review

Rapid BI

It has been a while since I Last reviewed a book, but this one first grabbed my attention, if for no reason than it’s title. This was followed quickly by the description: Imagine being able to spot the next big trend, all being able to predict the next big […]. The post Humanification by Christian Kromme – book review appeared first on RapidBI. Book Review change InnovationHumanification – Go Digital, Stay Human.

Three Things I Learned About Leadership From A Book Jacket Blurb

N2Growth Blog

Gwynne’s book jacket endorsement of Sebastian Junger’s newest book, Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging. As one who has written more than his fair share of book blurbs, I can attest that when it comes to insight I typically look inside a book rather than to its back jacket. For that reason Gwynne’s praise for Junger’s book serves also as a challenge to those of us who seek to make a positive difference, which in essence is the role of every leader. Think well.

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Book Highlights From High Velocity Hiring

Eric Jacobson

The following statements from author Scott Wintrip convinced me to read his book, High Velocity Hiring: How To Hire Top Talent In An Instant : "Hiring is broken. The book takes you through a five-step process : Create Hire-Right Profiles Improve Candidate Gravity Maximize Hiring Styles Conduct Experiential Interviews Maintain a Talent Inventory Most interesting to me is Wintrip's Talent Inventory concept -- creating a pool or roster of people ready to be hired.

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Book Review: The Decision to Trust

LDRLB

This is a basic premise of Dr. Robert Hurley’s new book The Decision to Trust. Hurley addresses this book to the seemingly permanent lack of trust currently felt for our businesses and government. Dr. Hurley’s purpose in writing the book is to reveal “why some people, groups, organizations, and institutions have been able to defy the overall trend of declining trust – how they have created trust even in environments where change, uncertainty, and risk exist.”

Create The Future And The Innovation Handbook

Eric Jacobson

March 10 brings the new book, Create The Future: Tactics For Disruptive Thinking, by J eremy Gutsche , CEO of Trend Hunter. Flip the book over, and you have Gutsche’s updated and expanded, bestselling, Exploiting Chaos , book now called, The Innovation Handbook , featuring memorable real-world case studies and plenty of thought-provoking questions to inspire next steps for innovation. Thank you to the book's publisher for sending me an advance copy of the book.

7 Ways to Make Friends at Work

HR Digest

One can also create a book club among the friendly colleagues- books are a love for anyone! Featured Trends Workplace Culture friends at work friends at workplace work friend

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Harvard Business Review on Rebuilding Your Business Model: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Harvard Business Review on Rebuilding Your Business Model Various Authors Harvard Business Review Press (2011) How to use innovative thinking to create or revise a business model that drives growth and profits This is one of the volumes in a series of anthologies of articles that first appeared in Harvard Business Review. Having read all [.].

Book Review: Wild courage

Chartered Management Institute

This book deals with the sense that there must be something more than “success”. As such it may appeal to the more mature leader or manager who sees the writing on the wall in terms of the sustainability of current, social, economic and environmental trends. Reviewed by Gordon Harris. You are not watching this post, click to start watching

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Two New Books For Leaders And HR Directors

Eric Jacobson

During this past summer, Wiley released two new books for leaders and individuals leading HR departments at businesses and organizations. The books are, Lead the Work: Navigating a World Beyond Employment , and Misplaced Talent: A Guide to Better people Decisions. That book's author, Joe Ungemah , professes: "I believe we are in a state of misplaced talent.

Harvard Business Review on Rebuilding Your Business Model: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Harvard Business Review on Rebuilding Your Business Model Various Authors Harvard Business Review Press (2011) How to use innovative thinking to create or revise a business model that drives growth and profits This is one of the volumes in a series of anthologies of articles that first appeared in Harvard Business Review. Having read all [.].

Kind of a Rant about Feeling No Longer Young and thus Out of Touch – and Thinking about focused Book Reading

First Friday Book Synopsis

I’ve read books on future trends from my earliest days of my work… Read More Kind of a Rant about Feeling No Longer Young and thus Out of Touch – and Thinking about focused Book Reading. Many years ago, I spent some time, in conversation, and in speaking arenas, with a historian. He once told me this: “Randy, I live in the last century. And you live in the next century.” I have always been enamored with what’s next.

On Tracking Transformational Trends

Harvard Business Review

That was the question I was wrestling with earlier this week when a multi-billion dollar Asian company asked for insight into the trends that could transform a core part of its business. Each external expert was asked to prepare a few thoughts about their perspective on the most critical transformational trends. Instead of naming specific transformational trends, I provided thoughts on how to tell whether a trend truly has transformational potential.

My New Book is Out - The Management Development Handbook

Management Craft

I want to tell you about my new book! I did not actually write this book, I was the editor. I decided to take a different approach and invite contributors who are active NOW and who are exploring the latest and emerging trends in management. The book is not cheap – ASTD has it price around $100 bucks (wow, I know). But it is like getting 37 little books in one. Who is this book for? The book’s page on ASTD is here. Books ManagementHello!

The Outstanding Organization – Book Review

Rapid BI

A 215 page book for anyone involved in the strategic direction and decision making of an organization. As a book, The Outstanding Organization is well researched with a plethora of mini case studies and examples. Martin also cites primary research carried out in professional online communities on some issues, i.e. trends on what “employees” are called and organizational culture. The Outstanding Organization – The Books’ Tone.

The Future Of Work

Eric Jacobson

Jacob Morgan’s book, The Future of Work , helps you understand: How the world of work is changing and the trends driving that change. Thank you to the book's publisher for sending me a copy of the book.

Author’s Preface to Crimes of Cunning

Tony Mayo

Book Sample Author’s Preface Mamas, don’t let your babies grow up to be corporate cowboys. In the 1980s, I was a minor participant in major trends that would blow up the world economy in 2008, determine the dehumanizing workplace culture of today, and establish […]. Tony Mayo Executive Coach. Or make ’em be bankers and lawyers and such.

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