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The Quest for True Value: An Investor’s Manifesto to Turn On, Tune In, Get High.
Sept. 24, 2014 - By: Guy Spier
“Our careers and financial security are a very serious and important part of our lives, but if we worry about them for every hour of our waking day our lives will be filled with much unnecessary misery. This was the first lesson that I learned when I sat down for lunch with Warren Buffett in 2008.”
Watch Your F#*k%^g Language!: Why the Analogies We Embrace Drive Success and Failure, and How to Choose Better Ones
Sept. 24, 2014 - By: John Pollack
“Bad analogies can deceive and distort, even without ill intent by those who make them. Good analogies can reveal fresh insights, leading to breakthroughs in understanding. The challenge is telling one from the other at the very outset.”
Working Across Cultures and Knowing When to Shut Up
Sept. 24, 2014 - By: Erin Meyer
“Today, we are all part of a global network where success requires navigating through wildly different cultural realities. Unless we know how to decode other cultures and avoid easy-to-fall-into cultural traps, we are easy prey to misunderstanding, needless conflict, and deals that fall apart.”
The Humble Pulpit: Leadership Lessons from Pope Francis
Sept. 24, 2014 - By: Jeffrey A. Krames
“Since Jorge Mario Bergoglio became Pope Francis in March of 2012, he has shown the world a new way to lead. Not with bluster or bravado, but with humility and humanity. He has, without a doubt, emerged as the most humble leader on the world stage. There isn’t even a close second.”
Work As We Know It Is Dead
Sept. 24, 2014 - By: Jacob Morgan
“The idea that ‘work sucks’ is engrained in almost every aspect of our professional lives. Employees aren't cogs, work should not be drudgery, and managers can no longer be slave-drivers. This isn’t a manifesto about following your passions or being happy, it’s a call to action to change and evolve our organizations to reflect the world they operate in.”
Improvise Your Way to Success
Aug. 20, 2014 - By: Steve Yastrow
“The bottom line is that no one wants to be assaulted by one-way communication (a sales pitch). Rather, customers need to be invited into two-way conversations where we can be heard and understood.”
Sell Yourself First
Aug. 20, 2014 - By: Tom Hopkins & Ben Katt
“People buy you first! It doesn’t matter if you’re meeting people for the first time in a social or business situation, you won’t get far unless you sell yourself first.”
Harvesting the Low-Hanging Fruit: The Easy Road to Higher Earnings
Aug. 20, 2014 - By: Jeremy Eden & Terri Long
“The blinding rate of innovation over the past few decades has turned yesterday’s ‘impossible’ into today’s ‘of course.’ But one area has experienced a near complete lack of innovation over that same time period: the ways executives manage ... ”
Generation We: Why Me Doesn’t Work for One and Everyone, and What We Can Do to Change It
Aug. 20, 2014 - By: Steven Smith & David Marcum
“Why does society tend to work in opposition to WE if WE is clearly a superior strategy? Why don’t human beings make stronger moves to get past ME ... ”
Beyond Keeping Afloat: How Established Business Can Get Breakthroughs
Aug. 20, 2014 - By: Tony Davila & Marc J. Epstein
“What can be done to avoid the seemingly inevitable drought of innovation that comes along with building and cementing the apparatus of an established organization? How, as an established organization, do we maintain, and perhaps even build on the successes we have achieved?”



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