Beyond The Label

Beyond The Label

RECOMMENDATION Unlike authors of many leadership books, Maureen Chiquet strives to teach by example. From her childhood fascination with everything French, her education at Yale, her first job at L’Oréal, her career climb at The Gap to become...

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What Are Your Blind Spots?

What Are Your Blind Spots?

Recommendation Statistics say that about 70% of your employees suffer disengagement from their jobs. Unfortunately, many leaders have no idea how to engage their employees, often because of insidious “blind spots” in their thinking. Root Inc...

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A River in Darkness

A River in Darkness

Recommendation Masaji Ishikawa’s brutally vivid memoir of life in North Korea depicts sorrow, hunger, deprivation, cold and loss. This short, intense portrait evokes the horrors he found after leaving his native Japan at age 13 in 1960. His...

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Suddenly In Charge

Suddenly In Charge

Recommendation Leadership expert and four-time author Roberta Chinsky Matuson knows that to succeed you must manage your relationship with your boss and with those who report to you. Her book features a unique format: Start at the front of the...

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A Better World

A Better World

Recommendation The biblical four horsemen of the apocalypse – famine, death, war and pestilence – ride today, and other apocalyptic global problems gallop with them: human rights abuses, resource destruction, refugee crises, climate change...

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A Beginners Guide To The End

A Beginners Guide To The End

RECOMMENDATION Combining Editor Shoshana Berger’s communication skills with hospice doctor B.J. Miller’s medical knowledge, this reference guide to dying is essential reading. Well-organized and thorough, compassionate and wise, it covers...

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Confession of a Recovering Micromanager

Confession of a Recovering Micromanager

Recommendation Chieh Huang, co-founder and CEO of Boxed, offers important words of wisdom to all who aspire to ascend to the lofty heights of management. Through concrete examples punctuated with self-deprecating humor, Huang describes how...

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Leading With Strategic Thinking

Leading With Strategic Thinking

Recommendation Business strategy experts Aaron K. Olson and B. Keith Simerson offer an A-to-Z primer on strategic thinking, why it matters, and how to develop and apply it. They dissect the necessary components of strategic leadership and detail...

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How To Gain and Develop Digital Talent and Skills

How To Gain and Develop Digital Talent and Skills

Recommendation New digital technologies will continue to transform the business landscape, but the talent market isn’t keeping up. Skilled digital workers are scarce, such that a third of tech positions will be vacant in 2020 because there aren’t...

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Getting to Yes

Getting to Yes

Recommendation Authors Roger Fisher, William L. Ury and Bruce M. Patton offer a seminal step-by-step guide to negotiating effectively. The authors use anecdotal examples to illustrate both positive and negative negotiating techniques. They...

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Girl

Girl

RECOMMENDATION Best-selling author and lifestyle blogger Rachel Hollis is in your corner with her bubbly personality and infinite confidence. She wants you to become the best version of yourself, and offers practical, actionable advice about how...

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Be a Shortcut

Be a Shortcut

RECOMMENDATION Business consultant Scott G. Halford helps employees boost their emotional intelligence (EI), the capacity to assess and influence the emotions of other people. He coined the term “Shortcuts” to describe emotionally intelligent...

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