Herding Tigers

Herding Tigers

Recommendation Leading creative people requires strategic leadership skills. Todd Henry, founder of Accidental Creative, says many people working in leadership positions lack the mind-set to steer creative teams, and that undermines corporate...

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The Color Of Money

The Color Of Money

Recommendation An unequal playing field explains why Black Americans have far less wealth, higher unemployment and lower rates of homeownership than white Americans do. As the United States re-examines its racial gaps, Professor Mehrsa...

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The Challenger Customer

The Challenger Customer

Recommendation The primary decision maker in corporate purchasing no longer exists. Today, groups of diverse individuals – with conflicting agendas and representing varied organizational interests – make buying decisions, so previously effective...

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Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go

Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go

RECOMMENDATION Today’s employees expect continuous learning and career growth. If they don’t receive the training they seek, they leave and their firms suffer. Organizational development consultants Beverly Kaye and Julie Winkle Giulioni show...

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Hear And Now

Hear And Now

RECOMMENDATION Most women in business feel that their voices carry less weight than their male colleagues’ deeper tones. Corporate speaker and women’s rights advocate Chris Davidson confirms the reality of this vocal obstacle: It’s as much...

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Health Design Thinking

Health Design Thinking

RECOMMENDATION Have you ever entered a space and felt at peace, or worked through a process and felt appreciation for how easily the task flowed, or used a product so intuitive in its design that you didn’t need instructions? Imagine those...

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Happy For No Reason

Happy For No Reason

RECOMMENDATION Marci Shimoff, who made her reputation with Chicken Soup for a Woman’s Soul and other books in that series, helps you build your “happiness home” on the foundation of positive psychology. She tells you how to abide by seven...

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BUILD TO LAST

BUILD TO LAST

We’re back again; LetsRead Quarterly Webinar 2nd edition, here again with a better theme “Build To Last” Build your own empire and lead successfully. Always build to last. Empowering managers to build thriving organizations. Don’t just claim to...

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Hacking Innovation

Hacking Innovation

RECOMMENDATION Josh Linkner describes the twisted mind-set and tactics of criminal hackers. He engagingly persuades you to change your attitude toward hacker techniques like crowdsourcing, rapid experimentation, reverse engineering and mash-ups...

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HABIT

HABIT

RECOMMENDATION Consumer behavior expert Neale Martin offers an entertaining, informative explanation of how the conscious and unconscious minds work together in the context of sales and marketing. He put in years of extensive groundwork studying...

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Guerrilla Marketing

Guerrilla Marketing

RECOMMENDATION When it comes to marketing, small businesses must adapt or die. In the face of a constantly changing media landscape, you’ll know exactly what to do to grow your business when you understand the foundational principles behind...

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Grow Your Value

Grow Your Value

RECOMMENDATION Co-host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe and best-selling author Mika Brzezinski seems to have it all – celebrity, a successful career, marriage and children. Yet even as she worked to empower other women through her books and seminars...

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