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v. ; 28 cm.
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ix, 266 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
This book is the first comprehensive analysis of the instrumental value of democracy in a comparative perspective. Based on extensive analyses of quantitative studies from different disciplines, it explores both the expected beneficial and harmful impact of democracy. Democracy's reputation as delivering peace and development while controlling corruption is an important source of its own legitimacy. Yet, as this book acutely demonstrates, the arguments tend to be normatively driven interventions in ideologically charged policy debates. The book argues that we need neither a utopian framing of democracy as delivering all `good things' in politics nor a cynical one that emphasizes only the `dangerous underbelly' of this form of government. The author also raises critical questions about the value of the study of democracy: the choice for particular concepts and measures, the unknown mechanisms, and the narrow focus on specific instrumental values. This volume will be necessary reading for anyone interested in debates on democracy in the contemporary global context.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319916552 20180910
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xii, 307 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 25 cm
  • The originators
  • Writing on the wall
  • Bad boys
  • Studio gangsters
  • Aftermath
  • Fashion fortunes
  • A fourth King?
  • The beats generation
  • Grape expectations
  • Sound investments
  • Ice in the winter
  • State of the art
  • Kings, queens, presidents, and precedents.
"Tracing the careers of hip-hop's three most dynamic stars, this deeply reported history brilliantly examines the entrepreneurial genius of the first musician tycoons: Diddy, Dr. Dre, and Jay-Z"--Amazon.com.
Business Library
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xx, 206 pages ; 25 cm
  • Introduction. How to be a high performer: Step 1: Set big goals
  • Step 2: Behave to perform
  • Step 3: Grow yourself faster
  • Step 4: Connect
  • Step 5: Maximize your fit
  • Step 6: Fake it
  • Step 7: Commit your body
  • Step 8: Avoid distractions.
What Really Works There's no shortage of advice out there on how to perform better, and better than others, at work. The problem is knowing which methods are actually proven to work--and how you should act on them to get the best results. In 8 Steps to High Performance, talent expert and bestselling author Marc Effron cuts through the noise with his signature "science-based simplicity" approach to identify what matters most and show you how to optimally apply your time and effort to boost your performance. It turns out that higher performance comes from doing many things well--but some of those things are not in your power to change. Effron reveals the eight key factors you do control and practical steps for improving yourself on each one. You'll learn: How to set goals that create higher performance Which behaviors predict higher performance in different situations How to quickly develop the most important capabilities Who to connect with and why How to understand and adapt to your company's strategy Why you sometimes shouldn't be the "genuine" you How to best manage your body to sustain your performance How to avoid management fads that distract you from high performance Research-based, practical, and filled with self-assessments, tools, and templates to support your performance goals at work, this short, powerful book will help you and anyone on your team deliver outstanding results.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781633693975 20180828
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iv, 106 pages ; 16 cm
  • Get specific
  • Seize the moment to act on your goals
  • Know exactly how far you have left to go
  • Be a realistic optimist
  • Focus on getting better, rather than being good
  • Have grit
  • Build your willpower muscle
  • Don't tempt fate
  • Focus on what you will do, not what you won't do.
Are you at the top of your game--or still trying to get there? Take your cues from the short, powerful 9 Things Successful People Do Differently, where the strategies and goals of the world's most successful people are on display--backed by research that shows exactly what has the biggest impact on performance. Here's a hint: accomplished people reach their goals because of what they do, not just who they are. Readers have called this "a gem of a book." Get ready to accomplish your goals at last.-- Provided by publisher.
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viii, 203 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Part I. The seeking system: Introduction: our organizations are letting us down
  • The way things ought to be
  • The way things are
  • and how to make them better
  • Part II. Self expression: Encouraging people to bring their best selves to work
  • Promoting self-expression
  • Part III. Experimentation: Encouraging serious play
  • Expanding on freedom and creativity
  • Humble leadership and employees' seeking systems
  • Part IV. Purpose: Helping employees see the impact of their work
  • Creating narratives about purpose.
Poll after poll has confirmed that an astonishing number of workers are disengaged from their work. Why is this happening? And how can we fix the problem? In this bold, enlightening book, social psychologist and professor Daniel M. Cable takes leaders into the minds of workers and reveals the surprising secret to restoring their zest for work. Disengagement isn't a motivational problem, it's a biological one. Humans aren't built for routine and repetition. We're designed to crave exploration, experimentation, and learning--in fact, there's a part of our brains, which scientists have coined "the seeking system, " that rewards us for taking part in these activities. But the way organizations are run prevents many of us from following our innate impulses. As a result, we shut down. Things need to change. More than ever before, employee creativity and engagement are needed to win. Fortunately, it won't take an extensive overhaul of your organizational culture to get started. With small nudges, you can personally help people reach their fullest potential. Alive at Work reveals: How to encourage people to bring their best selves to work and use their greatest strengths to help your organization flourish How to build creative environments that motivate people to share ideas, work smarter, and embrace change How to enhance people's connection to their work and your customers How to create personalized experiences that help people feel a deeper sense of purpose Filled with fascinating stories from the author's extensive research, Alive at Work is the inspirational guide that you need to tap into the passion, creativity, and purpose fizzing beneath the surface of every person who falls under your leadership.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781633694255 20180416
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viii, 140 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
  • Discovering your authentic leadership : why self-awareness is so critical / by Bill George, Peter Sims, Andrew N. McLean, and Diana Mayer
  • The authenticity paradox : to grow, you need to feel like a fake / by Herminia Ibarra
  • What bosses gain by being vulnerable : the psychology of human connection / by Emma Seppala
  • Practice tough empathy : when you care, you show your true self / by Rob Goffee and Gareth Jones
  • Cracking the code that stalls people of color : sacrificing identity to conform / by Sylvia Ann Hewlett
  • For a corporate apology to work, the CEO should look sad : make your emotions match your message / by Sarah Green Carmichael
  • Are leaders getting too emotional? : tears are OK if they're rare, an interview with Gautam Mukunda and Gianpiero Petriglieri / by Adi Ignatius and Sarah Green Carmichael.
A carefully curated selection of articles about authenticity from Harvard Business Review.Highly curated collections of HBR articlesBalances research with practical adviceProvides a variety of perspectives from recognized experts on the topicAudience: Leaders, aspiring leaders, and new managers.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781633694767 20180122
Creating an authentic leadership style that aligns with your personal values and character can have a host of benefits. But in the face of uncertainty, conflict, and cultural expectations, many struggle to show their vulnerability while still appearing authoritative. This book shows leaders and aspiring leaders alike how to work with their people while also being true to themselves. You'll learn from the latest research who is most at risk for feeling inauthentic, what that means for your credibility and your team's engagement, and how to decide when it is appropriate to just be yourself, and when you need to adapt to fit the needs of your organisation.How to be human at work. The HBR Emotional Intelligence Series features smart, essential reading on the human side of professional life from the pages of Harvard Business Review. Each book in the series offers proven research showing how our emotions impact our work lives, practical advice for managing difficult people and situations, and inspiring essays on what it means to tend to our emotional well-being at work. Uplifting and practical, these books describe the social skills that are critical for ambitious professionals to master.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781633693913 20180122
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"The full inside story of the breathtaking rise and shocking collapse of a multibillion-dollar startup, by the prize-winning journalist who first broke the story and pursued it to the end in the face of pressure and threats from the CEO and her lawyers. In 2014, Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes was widely seen as the female Steve Jobs: a brilliant Stanford dropout whose startup "unicorn" promised to revolutionize the medical industry with a machine that would make blood tests significantly faster and easier. Backed by investors such as Larry Ellison and Tim Draper, Theranos sold shares in a fundraising round that valued the company at $9 billion, putting Holmes's worth at an estimated $4.7 billion. There was just one problem: The technology didn't work. For years, Holmes had been misleading investors, FDA officials, and her own employees. When Carreyrou, working at The Wall Street Journal, got a tip from a former Theranos employee and started asking questions, both Carreyrou and the Journal were threatened with lawsuits. Undaunted, the newspaper ran the first of dozens of Theranos articles in late 2015. By early 2017, the company's value was zero and Holmes faced potential legal action from the government and her investors. Here is the riveting story of the biggest corporate fraud since Enron, a disturbing cautionary tale set amid the bold promises and gold-rush frenzy of Silicon Valley"-- Provided by publisher.
"The full inside story of the breathtaking rise and shocking collapse of Theranos--the Enron of Silicon Valley--by the prize-winning journalist who first broke the story and pursued it to the end in the face of pressure and threats from the CEO and her lawyers. In 2014, Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes was widely seen as the female Steve Jobs: a brilliant Stanford dropout whose startup "unicorn" promised to revolutionize the medical industry with a machine that would make blood tests significantly faster and easier. Backed by investors such as Larry Ellison and Tim Draper, Theranos sold shares in an early fundraising round that valued the company at $9 billion, putting Holmes's worth at an estimated $4.7 billion. There was just one problem: the technology didn't work. For years, Holmes had been misleading investors, FDA officials, and her own employees. When Carreyrou, working at the Wall Street Journal, got a tip from a former Theranos employee and started asking questions, both Carreyrou and the Journal were threatened with lawsuits. Undaunted, the newspaper ran the first of dozens of Theranos articles in late 2015. By early 2017, the company's value was zero and Holmes faced potential legal action from the government and her investors. Here is the riveting story of the biggest corporate fraud since Enron, a disturbing cautionary tale set amid the bold promises and gold-rush frenzy of Silicon Valley"-- Provided by publisher.
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"The full inside story of the breathtaking rise and shocking collapse of a multibillion-dollar startup, by the prize-winning journalist who first broke the story and pursued it to the end in the face of pressure and threats from the CEO and her lawyers. In 2014, Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes was widely seen as the female Steve Jobs: a brilliant Stanford dropout whose startup "unicorn" promised to revolutionize the medical industry with a machine that would make blood tests significantly faster and easier. Backed by investors such as Larry Ellison and Tim Draper, Theranos sold shares in a fundraising round that valued the company at $9 billion, putting Holmes's worth at an estimated $4.7 billion. There was just one problem: The technology didn't work. For years, Holmes had been misleading investors, FDA officials, and her own employees. When Carreyrou, working at The Wall Street Journal, got a tip from a former Theranos employee and started asking questions, both Carreyrou and the Journal were threatened with lawsuits. Undaunted, the newspaper ran the first of dozens of Theranos articles in late 2015. By early 2017, the company's value was zero and Holmes faced potential legal action from the government and her investors. Here is the riveting story of the biggest corporate fraud since Enron, a disturbing cautionary tale set amid the bold promises and gold-rush frenzy of Silicon Valley"-- Provided by publisher.
"The full inside story of the breathtaking rise and shocking collapse of Theranos--the Enron of Silicon Valley--by the prize-winning journalist who first broke the story and pursued it to the end in the face of pressure and threats from the CEO and her lawyers. In 2014, Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes was widely seen as the female Steve Jobs: a brilliant Stanford dropout whose startup "unicorn" promised to revolutionize the medical industry with a machine that would make blood tests significantly faster and easier. Backed by investors such as Larry Ellison and Tim Draper, Theranos sold shares in an early fundraising round that valued the company at $9 billion, putting Holmes's worth at an estimated $4.7 billion. There was just one problem: the technology didn't work. For years, Holmes had been misleading investors, FDA officials, and her own employees. When Carreyrou, working at the Wall Street Journal, got a tip from a former Theranos employee and started asking questions, both Carreyrou and the Journal were threatened with lawsuits. Undaunted, the newspaper ran the first of dozens of Theranos articles in late 2015. By early 2017, the company's value was zero and Holmes faced potential legal action from the government and her investors. Here is the riveting story of the biggest corporate fraud since Enron, a disturbing cautionary tale set amid the bold promises and gold-rush frenzy of Silicon Valley"-- Provided by publisher.
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x, 339 pages ; 25 cm
  • A purposeful life
  • The gluebot
  • Apple envy
  • Goodbye East Paly
  • The childhood neighbor
  • Sunny
  • Dr. J
  • The miniLab
  • The wellness play
  • "Who is LTC Shoemaker?"
  • Lighting a Fuisz
  • Ian Gibbons
  • Chiat\Day
  • Going live
  • Unicorn
  • The grandson
  • Fame
  • The Hippocratic Oath
  • The tip
  • The ambush
  • Trade secrets
  • La mattanza
  • Damage control
  • The empress has no clothes
  • Epilogue.
In 2014, Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes was widely seen as the female Steve Jobs: a brilliant Stanford dropout whose startup "unicorn" promised to revolutionize the medical industry with a machine that would make blood tests significantly faster and easier. Backed by investors such as Larry Ellison and Tim Draper, Theranos sold shares in a fundraising round that valued the company at $9 billion, putting Holmes's worth at an estimated $4.7 billion. There was just one problem: The technology didn't work. For years, Holmes had been misleading investors, FDA officials, and her own employees. When John Carreyrou, working at The Wall Street Journal, got a tip from a former Theranos employee and started asking questions, both Carreyrou and the Journal were threatened with lawsuits. Undaunted, the newspaper ran the first of dozens of Theranos articles in late 2015. By early 2017, the company's value was zero and Holmes faced potential legal action from the government and her investors. The biggest corporate fraud since Enron is a cautionary tale set amid the bold promises and gold-rush frenzy of Silicon Valley.
Business Library
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xviii, 427 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Introduction
  • "Like Minerva from the brain of Jupiter" : the invention of the factory
  • "The living light" : New England textiles and visions of utopia
  • "The progress of civilization" : industrial exhibitions, steelmaking, and the price of Prometheanism
  • "I worship factories" : Fordism, labor, and the romance of the giant factory
  • "Communism is Soviet power plus the electrification of the whole country" : crash industrialization in the Soviet Union
  • "Common requirements of industrialization" : Cold War mass production
  • "Foxconn City" : giant factories in China and Vietnam
  • Conclusion.
Factories, with their ingenious machinery and miraculous productivity, are celebrated as modern wonders of the world. Yet from William Blake's "dark Satanic mills" they have also fuelled our fears of the future. Telling the story of the factory, Joshua B. Freeman takes readers from the textile mills in England that powered the Industrial Revolution to the steel and car plants of twentieth-century America, Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union, to today's behemoths making trainers, toys and iPhones in China and Vietnam. He traces arguments about factories and social progress through such critics and champions as Marx, Ford and Stalin. And he explores the representation of factories in the work of Margaret Bourke-White, Charlie Chaplin and Diego Rivera.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780393246315 20180717
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xx, 344 pages ; 21 cm
"The story of billionaire trader Steven Cohen, the rise and fall of his hedge fund SAC Capital, and the largest insider trading investigation in history--for readers of The Big Short, Den of Thieves, and Dark Money Steven A. Cohen changed Wall Street. He and his fellow pioneers of the hedge fund industry didn't lay railroads, build factories, or invent new technologies. Rather, they made their billions through speculation, by placing bets in the market that turned out to be right more often than wrong--and for this, they gained not only extreme personal wealth but formidable influence throughout society. Hedge funds now oversee more than $3 trillion in assets, and the competition between them is so fierce that traders will do whatever they can to get an edge. Cohen was one of the industry's biggest success stories, the person everyone else in the business wanted to be. Born into a middle-class family on Long Island, he longed from an early age to be a star on Wall Street. He mastered poker in high school, went off to Wharton, and in 1992 launched the hedge fund SAC Capital, which he built into a $15 billion empire, almost entirely on the basis of his wizardlike stock trading. He cultivated an air of mystery, reclusiveness, and excess, building a 35,000-square-foot mansion in Greenwich, Connecticut, flying to work by helicopter, and amassing one of the largest private art collections in the world. On Wall Street, Cohen was revered as a genius: one of the greatest traders who ever lived. That image was shattered when SAC Capital became the target of a sprawling, seven-year investigation, led by a determined group of FBI agents, prosecutors, and SEC enforcement attorneys. Labeled by prosecutors as a "magnet for market cheaters" whose culture encouraged the relentless pursuit of "edge"--and even "black edge," which is inside information--SAC Capital was ultimately indicted and pleaded guilty to charges of securities and wire fraud in connection with a vast insider trading scheme, even as Cohen himself was never charged. Black Edge offers a revelatory look at the gray zone in which so much of Wall Street functions. It's a riveting, true-life legal thriller that takes readers inside the government's pursuit of Cohen and his employees, and raises urgent and troubling questions about the power and wealth of those who sit at the pinnacle of modern Wall Street. Advance praise for Black Edge "A tour de force of groundbreaking reporting and brilliant storytelling, a revealing inside account of how the Feds track a high-profile target--and, just as important, an unsettling portrayal of how Wall Street works today."--Jeffrey Toobin, New York Times bestselling author of American Heiress "Black Edge is not just a work of major importance, it is also addictively readable--and horrifyingly compelling. Sheelah Kolhatkar pulls back the curtain on the cheating, corruption, and skulduggery that underlie large swaths of the hedge fund industry and some of Wall Street's most fabled fortunes. This book is as hard to put down as it is to stomach."--Jane Mayer, New York Times bestselling author of Dark Money "Fast-paced and filled with twists, Black Edge has the grip of a thriller. It is also an essential expose of our times--a work that reveals the deep rot in our financial system. Everyone should read this book."--David Grann, New York Times bestselling author of The Lost City of Z"-- Provided by publisher.
"Steven A. Cohen is a Wall Street legend. Born into a middle class family in a decidedly upper class suburb on Long Island, he was unpopular in high school and unlucky with girls. Then he went off to Wharton, and in 1992 launched the hedge fund SAC Capital, which grew into a $15 billion empire. He cultivated an air of mystery and reclusiveness -- at one point, owned the copyright to almost every picture taken of him -- and also of extreme excess, building a 35,000 square foot house in Greenwich, flying to work by helicopter, and amassing one of the largest private art collections in the world. But on Wall Street, he was revered as a genius: one of the greatest traders who ever lived. That public image was shattered when SAC Capital became the target of a sprawling, seven-year criminal and SEC investigation, the largest in Wall Street history, led by an undermanned but determined group of government agents, prosecutors, and investigators. Experts in finding and using "black edge" (inside information), SAC Capital was ultimately fined nearly $2 billion -- the largest penalty in history -- and shut down. But as Sheelah Kolhatkar shows, Steven Cohen was never actually put out of business. He was allowed to keep trading his own money (in 2015, he made $350 million), and can start a new hedge fund in only a few years. Though eight SAC employees were convicted or pleaded guilty to insider trading, Cohen himself walked away a free man. Black Edge is a riveting, true-life thriller that raises an urgent and troubling question: Are Wall Street titans like Steven Cohen above the law?"-- Provided by publisher.
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  • The ladder of causation
  • From buccaneers to guinea pigs: the genesis of causal inference
  • From evidence to causes: Reverend Bayes meets Mr. Holmes
  • Confounding and deconfounding: or, slaying the lurking variable
  • The smoke-filled debate: clearing the air
  • Paradoxes galore!
  • Beyond adjustment: the conquest of Mt. Intervention
  • Counterfactuals: mining worlds that could have been
  • Mediation: the search for a mechanism
  • Big data, artificial intelligence, and the big questions.
"Everyone has heard the claim, "Correlation does not imply causation." What might sound like a reasonable dictum metastasized in the twentieth century into one of science's biggest obstacles, as a legion of researchers became unwilling to make the claim that one thing could cause another. Even two decades ago, asking a statistician a question like "Was it the aspirin that stopped my headache?" would have been like asking if he believed in voodoo, or at best a topic for conversation at a cocktail party rather than a legitimate target of scientific inquiry. Scientists were allowed to posit only that the probability that one thing was associated with another. This all changed with Judea Pearl, whose work on causality was not just a victory for common sense, but a revolution in the study of the world"-- Provided by publisher.
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194 pages ; 22 cm
  • Introduction: Being the kind of boss people love to work for
  • The s-curve of learning
  • The seven accelerants of learning and growth
  • Recruiting and hiring
  • Managing the hungry new hire
  • Playing to their strengths
  • Managing masters
  • Helping people leap to new learning curves
  • Conclusion: Getting started.
What's the secret to having a motivated, engaged, productive team? It's having a framework for developing all employees--no matter where they are on their particular learning curve. Provides a framework for leveraging unique talent at the enterprise level Brings disruptive theory from the realm of innovation into talent management Audience: For executives, managers, and team leaders who want to break out of the old paradigm of control and learn how to allow their team to thrive. Announced first printing: 20,000 Laydown goal: 4,000.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781633693647 20180530
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xi, 274 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Part 1. Purpose: what to do with your life
  • The hard things
  • Your purpose
  • Part 2. Plan: how to get there
  • Decisions
  • Your career roadmap
  • Part 3. Productivity: get ten times as much done and feel great
  • Confessions of a productivity psycho
  • Never tired again
  • Five more hours to live
  • Get sh*t done
  • Part 4. People: achieve impact with others
  • Networking for a cause
  • If someone asks you if you're a sales god, you say yes
  • Every meeting = awesome
  • Stakeholder management: heaven is other people
  • Part 5. Presence: enjoy the journey
  • Don't worry, be happy.
Award-winning CEO of XO Group and sought-after speaker, Michael Steib, draws on his own diverse work experience and career highlights as well as powerful anecdotes from other successful business leaders to offer expert guidance, field-tested advice, and interactive exercises that will help you answer these three key questions, envision a goal and then craft and execute a plan to achieve it.
Business Library
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xx, 218 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
The definitive edition - updated and expanded, with access to an online toolkit. 'The bible of coaching guides...No other book gives you the tools, skills, and the fundamentals needed to succeed in these delicate relationships.' Stephen R. Covey, Author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Co-Active Coaching offers current and aspiring coaches, leaders and managers in organisations and anyone wanting to strengthen interpersonal relationships, a practical, yet transformative communication process called the Co-Active Model. Since its creation by the authors more than 25 years ago, the Co-Active Model and the book have formed the foundation of the authors' six-part coach training program delivered globally to tens of thousands of individuals each year through the authors' training institute, CTI. With its origins in the coaching profession, the Co-Active Model also applies to work and interpersonal relationships because it is based on principles of effective communication backed by current scientific research. In this highly-anticipated new edition, the universal applicability of the the Co-Active Model is emphasised. It goes beyond the one-on-one coach/coachee structure to include guidance for leaders and managers on how they can add a coaching competency to their professional skill set. New to this edition: * Every chapter has been updated for relevance and direct application to coaching in all of its forms, including in the workplace * New material covering: current neuroscience research, Co-Active approaches to leadership development and working with groups and teams * More examples drawn from the authors' first-hand experiences, especially in workplace settings * More examples of the Co-Active Model applied internationally * Updated/fine-tuned glossary (less jargon) * Web-based 'Toolkit' with 27 exercises, questionnaires, checklists, and reproducible forms.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781473674981 20180917
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OB-206-01-06, OB-206-01-06, OB-330-01-02
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xxii, 406 pages ; 24 cm
  • Why conscious capitalism?
  • Starting the journey
  • Part one. Higher purpose: Introduction to organizational purpose
  • Discovering your purpose
  • Articulating your purpose
  • Enculturating your purpose
  • Part two. Stakeholder integration: The stakeholder model
  • Becoming stakeholder oriented
  • Identifying your stakeholders and mapping their needs
  • Embedding a stakeholder orientation
  • Part three. Culture: Introduction to conscious culture
  • Building a conscious culture
  • the conscious culture playbook
  • Evolving and deepening your culture
  • Part four. Conscious leadership: Introduction to conscious leadership
  • Conscious leaders are selfless
  • Becoming more conscious
  • Organizational approach to conscious leadership
  • Part five. Implementation: Setting organizational priorities
  • Mobilizing the organization for the journey
  • Epilogue: A letter to the CEO.
Follow-up to the bestselling book by Whole Foods Market CEO John Mackey and Conscious Capitalism Inc. leader Raj Sisodia, this practical "field guide" helps managers apply conscious capitalism ideas with their teams and others throughout their organizations. Answers the questions: What do we do with these ideas? How do we apply these principles and adopt these practices in our organization? Provides the same tools, exercises, assessments, and materials used in Conscious Capitalism, Inc. seminars and the WFM Academy for Conscious Leadership, and expands and adapts them for use in teams. Packed with exercises (over 100), managers have the flexibility for using the tools on their own or with their teams or others in the organization--the authors provide instructions for using the tools in different contexts. Practical insights and advice from the top leaders at WFM as well as leaders from other companies that are applying these ideas. Audience: Executives, managers, and entrepreneurs who want to build companies that customers love and people want to work for (and for aficionados of the companies in the book) Employees interested in helping driving change in their organizations and contributing to a meaningful purpose and culture Consultants and coaches (OD, HR, and executive coaches) Academics who teach courses on organization, leadership, culture; especially those re-examining the role and purpose of business and leadership The conscious capitalism community worldwide and Conscious Capitalism, Inc. Previous buyers of Conscious Capitalism Announced first printing: 35,000 Laydown goal: 7,500.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781633691704 20180514
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"Four-time New York Times bestselling author Gary Vaynerchuk offers new lessons and inspiration drawn from the experiences of dozens of influencers and entrepreneurs who rejected the predictable corporate path in favor of pursuing their dreams by building thriving businesses and extraordinary personal brands. In his 2009 international bestseller Crush It, Gary insisted that a vibrant personal brand was crucial to entrepreneurial success, In Crushing It!, Gary explains why that's even more true today, offering his unique perspective on what has changed and what principles remain timeless. He also shares stories from other entrepreneurs who have grown wealthier--and not just financially--than they ever imagined possible by following Crush It principles. The secret to their success (and Gary's) has everything to do with their understanding of the social media platforms, and their willingness to do whatever it took to make these tools work to their utmost potential. That's what Crushing It! teaches readers to do. In this lively, practical, and inspiring book, Gary dissects every current major social media platform so that anyone, from a plumber to a professional ice skater, will know exactly how to amplify his or her personal brand on each. He offers both theoretical and tactical advice on how to become the biggest thing on old standbys like Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest, and Snapchat; podcast platforms like Spotify, Soundcloud, iHeartRadio, and iTunes; and other emerging platforms such as Musical.ly. For those with more experience, Crushing It! illuminates some little-known nuances and provides innovative tips and clever tweaks proven to enhance more common tried-and-true strategies. Crushing It! is a state-of-the-art guide to building your own path to professional and financial success, but it's not about getting rich. It's a blueprint to living life on your own terms"-- Provided by publisher.
"Four-time New York Times bestselling author Gary Vaynerchuk offers new lessons and inspiration drawn from the experiences of dozens of influencers and entrepreneurs who rejected the predictable corporate path in favor of pursuing their dreams by building thriving businesses and extraordinary personal brands. In his 2009 international bestseller Crush It, Gary insisted that a vibrant personal brand was crucial to entrepreneurial success, In Crushing It!, Gary explains why that's even more true today, offering his unique perspective on what has changed and what principles remain timeless. He also shares stories from other entrepreneurs who have grown wealthier--and not just financially--than they ever imagined possible by following Crush It principles. The secret to their success (and Gary's) has everything to do with their understanding of the social media platforms, and their willingness to do whatever it took to make these tools work to their utmost potential. That's what Crushing It! teaches readers to do. In this lively, practical, and inspiring book, Gary dissects every current major social media platform so that anyone, from a plumber to a professional ice skater, will know exactly how to amplify his or her personal brand on each. He offers both theoretical and tactical advice on how to become the biggest thing on old standbys like Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest, and Snapchat; podcast platforms like Spotify, Soundcloud, iHeartRadio, and iTunes; and other emerging platforms such as Musical.ly"-- Provided by publisher.
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272 pages ; 24 cm
  • Part I, Get pumped: The path is all yours
  • What (still) matters
  • The eighth essential
  • content
  • What's stopping you?
  • The only thing you need to give yourself to crush it
  • Part II, Create your pillar: First, do this
  • Get discovered
  • Musical.ly
  • Snapchat
  • Twitter
  • YouTube
  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • Podcasts
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"If there's anything this book should teach you, it's that the only thing stopping you from achieving lasting career and life happiness is you."In his 2009 international bestseller, Crush It!, Gary insisted that a vibrant personal brand was one of the primary paths to entrepreneurial success. In Crushing It!, Gary explains why that's even more true today, offering his unique perspective on what has changed and what remains timeless. He also shares stories from other entrepreneurs who have grown wealthier-and not just financially-than they ever imagined possible by following Crush It! principles. The secret to their success (and Gary's) has everything to do with their understanding of social media platforms and their willingness to do whatever it takes to make these tools work to their utmost potential. Crushing It! is a state-of-the-art guide to building your own path to professional and financial success, but it's not about getting rich. It's a blueprint for living life on your own terms.
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Four-time New York Times bestselling author Gary Vaynerchuk offers new lessons and inspiration drawn from the experiences of dozens of influencers and entrepreneurs who rejected the predictable corporate path in favor of pursuing their dreams by building thriving businesses and extraordinary personal brands. In his 2009 international bestseller Crush It, Gary insisted that a vibrant personal brand was crucial to entrepreneurial success, In Crushing It!, Gary explains why that's even more true today, offering his unique perspective on what has changed and what principles remain timeless. He also shares stories from other entrepreneurs who have grown wealthier-and not just financially-than they ever imagined possible by following Crush It principles. The secret to their success (and Gary's) has everything to do with their understanding of the social media platforms, and their willingness to do whatever it took to make these tools work to their utmost potential. That's what Crushing It! teaches readers to do. In this lively, practical, and inspiring book, Gary dissects every current major social media platform so that anyone, from a plumber to a professional ice skater, will know exactly how to amplify his or her personal brand on each. He offers both theoretical and tactical advice on how to become the biggest thing on old standbys like Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest, and Snapchat; podcast platforms like Spotify, Soundcloud, iHeartRadio, and iTunes; and other emerging platforms such as Musical.ly. For those with more experience, Crushing It! illuminates some little-known nuances and provides innovative tips and clever tweaks proven to enhance more common tried-and-true strategies. Crushing It! is a state-of-the-art guide to building your own path to professional and financial success, but it's not about getting rich. It's a blueprint to living life on your own terms.
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"From the New York Times bestselling author of The Talent Code comes a book that unlocks the secrets of highly successful groups and provides tomorrow's leaders with the tools to build a cohesive, motivated culture. Where does great culture come from? How do you build and sustain it in your group, or strengthen a culture that needs fixing? In The Culture Code, Daniel Coyle goes inside some of the world's most successful organizations--including Pixar, the San Antonio Spurs, and U.S. Navy'sSEAL Team Six--and reveals what makes them tick. He demystifies the culture-building process by identifying three key skills that generate cohesion and cooperation, and explains how diverse groups learn to function with a single mind. Drawing on examples that range from Internet retailer Zappos to the comedy troupe Upright Citizens Brigade to a daring gang of jewel thieves, Coyle offers specific strategies that trigger learning, spark collaboration, build trust, and drive positive change. Coyle unearths helpful stories of failure that illustrate what not to do, troubleshoots common pitfalls, and shares advice about reforming a toxic culture. Combining leading-edge science, on-the-ground insights from world-class leaders, and practical ideas for action, The Culture Code offers a roadmap for creating an environment where innovation flourishes, problems get solved, and expectations are exceeded. Culture is not something you are--it's something you do. The Culture Code puts the power in your hands. No matter the size of the group or the goal, this book can teach you the principles of cultural chemistry that transform individuals into teams that can accomplish amazing things together. Advance praise for The Culture Code "If you want to understand how successful groups work--the signals they transmit, the language they speak, the cues that foster creativity--you won't find a more essential guide than The Culture Code. This is a marvel of insight and practicality
"A toolkit for building a cohesive, innovative and successful group culture, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Talent Code. Daniel Coyle spent three years researching the question of what makes a successful group tick, visiting some of the world's most productive groups--including Pixar, Navy SEALs, Zappos, IDEO, and the San Antonio Spurs. Coyle discovered that high-performing groups relentlessly generate three key messages that enable them to excel: 1) Safety - we are connected. 2) Shared Risk - we are vulnerable together. 3) Purpose - we are part of the same story. Filled with first-hand reporting, fascinating science, compelling real-world stories, and leadership tools that can apply to businesses, schools, sports, families, and any kind of group, The Culture Code will revolutionize how you think about creating and sustaining successful groups"-- Provided by publisher.
"--Charles Duhigg, New York Times bestselling author of The Power of Habit and Smarter Faster Better "I've been waiting years for someone to write this book--I've built it up in my mind into something extraordinary. But it is even better than I imagined.Daniel Coyle has produced a truly brilliant, mesmerizing read that demystifies the magic of great groups. It blows all other books on culture right out of the water. Read it immediately."--Adam Grant, New York Times bestselling author of Option B, Originals, and Give and Take"-- Provided by publisher.
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