How To Be Creative

How To Be Creative

Recommendation Dismayed and disillusioned with his career, cartoonist Hugh MacLeod sat at a bar one evening and began doodling on the backs of business cards. The success that followed proves that the path to creative breakthroughs is rarely...

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The Space Barons

The Space Barons

RECOMMENDATION The US government space agency, NASA, retired its space shuttles and needed alternative, reliable and affordable cargo carriers to supply the International Space Station. The leading space exploration companies, Jeff Bezos’s Blue...

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Complexity and Creativity in Organizations

Complexity and Creativity in Organizations

Recommendation Organizations are adaptive structures that respond creatively to changing circumstances. This responsive evolution takes place on an official, surface level, and also on a deeper, personal level composed of interactions between...

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Leading Up

Leading Up

When leaders lack solutions to challenging problems, they need brave subordinates, clients or vendors who will challenge them and help them think in a fresh way. Wharton Business School professor Michael Useem calls this process “leading up.” He...

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The Bullet Journal Method

The Bullet Journal Method

Digital product designer Ryder Carroll suffers from attention deficit disorder. Frustrated by his disorganization, he developed the “Bullet Journal” method to keep track of the moving parts of his life. His method can help you sort your goals...

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The Negotiation Field book

The Negotiation Field book

The objective of this guidebook is to teach you how to negotiate. Many books about negotiation are available and they offer many different kinds of advice. This guide takes a slightly different approach. It begins by emphasizing advance...

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Get It Done

Get It Done

In this engaging guidebook, creative entrepreneur and motivational guru Michael Mackintosh offers proven, practical techniques that you can apply to end self-destructive procrastination, turbocharge your productivity and finally get things done...

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When

When

Daniel H. Pink makes a compelling argument that “timing is everything” as he examines the role that time plays in human interactions. A large existing body of work already evaluates how to address projects, trends, and issues; this book launches...

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Training Games

Training Games

Game play, one of the most basic vehicles for learning, is a highly successful employee-training tool, because game-derived learning stays with the student. In this practical guide, training experts Steve Sugar and Jennifer Whitcomb provide...

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Up Is Not the Only Way

Up Is Not the Only Way

Today’s employees want meaningful work and a better work-life balance. Beverly Kaye, Lindy Williams and Lynn Cowart – three consultants who’ve experienced the six possible career paths covered here – offer a manual about the different ways your...

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