Permanent Record

In 2013, twenty-nine-year-old Edward Snowden shocked the world when he broke with the American intelligence establishment and revealed that the United States government was secretly…

Viral Loop

Many of the most successful Web 2.0 companies, including MySpace, YouTube, eBay, Twitter and Flickr, are prime examples of what journalist Adam L. Penenberg calls…

The solutions focus

Traditional approaches to problem-solving assume a cause and effect between problems and solutions. The Solutions Focus outlines a different way to attain goals that focuses on solutions…

THE SEARCH

Jumping into the game long after Yahoo!, AltaVista, Excite, Lycos and other pioneers, Google offered a radical new approach to search, redefined the idea of…

The prime solution

In his previous book, Mastering the Complex Sale, sales strategist and adviser Jeff Thull wrote, “Spectacular success is always preceded by unspectacular preparation.” Achieving and sustaining…

The new boss

Innovation, consistently high standards and speed are necessities in the competitive environment of today’s business world. New executives are expected to move forward with their…

StandOut

StandOut is a one-of-a-kind invitation to discover and activate your unique competitive advantage at work every day. StandOut offers top-notch business and leadership knowledge from one of…

Smart Trust

In Smart Trust, Stephen M. R. Covey and long-time business partner Greg Link share enlightening principles and anecdotes of people and organizations that are not only…

Slack

Change has become the organizational mantra in today’s fast-paced and increasingly global marketplace. But too often this need to change and adapt is confused with…

Scoring points

Launched in 1995, Tesco Clubcard is the world’s most successful retail loy- alty program. Since then, Tesco has transformed its relationship with its cus- tomers.…

Resonate

If great presentations were easy to build and deliver, they wouldn’t be such an extraordinary form of communication. Great presentations are like magic. They amaze…

Power

Over decades of consulting with corporations and teaching MBA students the nuances of organizational power, Jeffrey Pfeffer has watched numerous people suf- fer career reversals…

Multipliers

We’ve all had experience with two dramatically different types of leaders. The first type drains intelligence, energy and capabilities from the ones around them and…

Mojo

Mojo comes from the moment we do something that is purposeful, powerful and positive, and the rest of the world recognizes it. Mojo is about that moment…

MASS AFFLUENCE

In Mass Affluence, customer management and marketing strategy experts Paul Nunes and Brian Johnson explain that we are witnessing a pendulum swing in marketing from “one-to-one”…

Making Strategy Work

Formulating strategy is difficult. Executing it throughout the organization — that’s even harder. Without effective execution, no business strategy can succeed. Unfortunately, most managers know…

Linchpin

There used to be two teams in every workplace: management and labor. Now there’s a third team, “the linchpins.” These people invent, lead (regardless of…

KNOW-HOW

Legendary executive adviser and author Ram Charan has developed an integrated, holistic approach to what executives and managers must do and be to become successful…

Judgment

Two titans of effective leadership, Noel M.Tichy and Warren G. Bennis, have identified the fundamental essence of leadership as the ability to make consistently good…