Your Team Loves Monday… Right?

Your Team Loves Monday… Right?

Recommendation Gallup surveys found that 50% of 7,200 associates who quit their jobs left because of their managers. Kristin A. Sherry reports that difficult managers often share certain important traits. They don’t know how to identify their own...

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Your Killer Emotions

Your Killer Emotions

RECOMMENDATION Has an emotional reaction ever clouded your judgment and prevented you from achieving your goals? Strong feelings can derail your ability to make important decisions. Even when you know better, your emotions, rather than your...

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Your Best Just Got Better

Your Best Just Got Better

Recommendation Most people can imagine their ideal day, but what would it take to make your perfect day – or parts of it – come to life? Jason W. Womack, an executive coach and workplace performance trainer, tells you how to change your habits...

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Boom

Boom

RECOMMENDATION Journalist Michael Shnayerson provides a gripping, thorough backgrounder on the contemporary art market as he narrates the growth of the art world and competition among its leading players. He tracks the careers of major dealers...

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Blockchain Revolution

Blockchain Revolution

RECOMMENDATION In this accessible guide, blockchain experts Don Tapscott and Alex Tapscott explain the promise behind this emerging technology. They see blockchain as a potential world-changer, although their exuberance can feel a bit farfetched...

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Bold

Bold

RECOMMENDATION Whether you’re producing T-shirts or mining asteroids for minerals, serial entrepreneur Peter H. Diamandis and research scientist Steven Kotler’s enthusiasm for what’s possible will win you over. Their “Six D’s of Exponentials”...

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Blaze Your Own Trail

Blaze Your Own Trail

Recommendation Many women enter adulthood believing only one right path to a successful home and work life exists. Leadership expert Rebekah Bastian explains that this belief blinds young women to unexpected opportunities and makes them feel like...

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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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Barking Up The Wrong Tree

Barking Up The Wrong Tree

RECOMMENDATION This wide-ranging self-help style guide to a better life and career covers an enormous amount of territory. From whether to play it nice and straight, manipulate like Machiavelli, or “fake it until you make it,” lifestyle expert...

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Abolishing Performance Appraisals

Abolishing Performance Appraisals

RECOMMENDATION Tom Coens and Mary Jenkins pull no punches: They hate performance appraisals. They explain why in their book, which also traces the development of the appraisal method and analyzes why companies have stuck with a tool that simply...

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A CEO Only Does Three Things

A CEO Only Does Three Things

RECOMMENDATION Trey Taylor advises CEOs to focus on three things – culture, talent and numbers. All CEOs must develop knowledge of their values and strengths, then embed those values in their organization to shape a culture with an unwavering...

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101 Home Office Success Secrets

101 Home Office Success Secrets

Recommendation Often, books that offer "101 tips" or "201 strategies" end up being a hodge-podge of interesting, yet unconnected ideas. In most cases, you are lucky to find even a handful of ideas you can actually use. This is not one of those...

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