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Messy: The Power of Disorder to Transform Our Lives
Messy: The Power of Disorder to Transform Our Lives celebrates the benefits that messiness has in our lives: why it’s important, why we resist it, and why we should embrace it instead. Using research from neuroscience, psychology, social science, as well as captivating examples of real people doi...
Unsafe Thinking: How to be Nimble and Bold When You Need It Most
How can you challenge and change yourself when you need it most? We're creatures of habit, programmed by evolution to favor the safe and familiar, especially when the stakes are high. This bias no longer serves us in a world of constant change. In fact, today, safe thinking has become extremely d...
Organize Your Team Today: The Mental Toughness Needed to Lead Highly Successful Teams
Watch a triumphant speech after a sports championship or business milestone and you'll almost always hear some variation of this catchphrase: "It couldn't have happened without the great team we have." It doesn't matter if you're the owner of a 10,000-employee Fortune 500 company or running a sma...
Next Is Now: 5 Steps for Embracing Change - Building a Business That Thrives Into the Future
The old business model of adapting to change for continued success is dead. Change is the new normal. There are no more periods of stability and predictability. There is only change. This continuous upheaval can undercut morale, decrease productivity and decimate profits, or it can be a game-chan...
Guide to Organisation Design (The Economist, Second Edition)
Business failure is not limited to start ups. Industry Watch (published by BDO Stoy Hayward, an accounting firm) 'predicts that 17,043 businesses will fail (in the UK) in 2006, a further 4 per cent increase from 2005'. In America between 1990 and 2000, there were over 6.3 million business start-u...
Building the Future: Big Teaming for Audacious Innovation
Machiavelli famously wrote, “There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things.”That's what this book is about—innovation far more audacious than a new way to find a restau...
Humane Capital: How to Create a Management Shift to Transform Performance and Profit
Despite decades of research illustrating the benefits of enlightened leadership, the high-performance workplace is still not the norm. Vlatka Hlupic has spent 20 years investigating this paradox, and in this book she forms a penetrating critique of why such strong evidence has had limited impact,...
The One-Percent Edge: Small Changes That Guarantee Relevance and Build Sustainable Success
Want to stay competitive? Keep evolving. Solid profits, a strong brand, steady customers - all of these can vanish when market shifts disrupt business as usual. So how do you keep from losing ground? How do you stay a step ahead of competitors? The solution is surprisingly straightforward: innova...
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