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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Manage Your Day-to-Day

Manage Your Day-to-Day

Editor Jocelyn K. Glei offers a selection of practices that leaders use to encourage inspiration and to avoid multitasking. To help your ideas bloom, she says, structure time for your own creativity. Her fascinating compilation, part of the 99U...

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Performance Management Framework

Performance Management Framework

When Stacia Sherman Garr, a senior analyst at Bersin & Associates, compiled this foundational performance management report, she drew from interviews with leading talent management experts at companies of all sizes in different industries...

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Beyond Training and Development

Beyond Training and Development

In an era when so many CEOs feel business would be great if only they didn’t have to manage employees, getAbstract.com recommends William J. Rothwell’s authoritative human resources classic. Its ideas converge nicely with the growing corporate...

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Breaking the Silence Habit

Breaking the Silence Habit

Recommendation Workplace consultant and trainer Sarah Beaulieu went on a two-year “listening tour” to learn to understand how people talk about sexual violence. Interviews with leaders, experts in sexual harassment and violence, and men and women...

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Mastering Leadership

Mastering Leadership

In their introduction, leadership experts Robert J. Anderson and William A. Adams promise that this work can serve as your leadership development book for life. It’s a bold promise, but they offer something unique: an honest and courageous...

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Double Double

Double Double

What can you learn from Cameron Herold, former COO of 1-800-GOT-JUNK? Well, you might pick up quite a bit, given that he increased its revenues from $2 million to $105 million in six years. Herold, now a business coach, says your enterprise can...

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Unlocking Acquisitive Growth

Unlocking Acquisitive Growth

In their search for corporate growth, executives often struggle with finding, completing and incorporating appropriate acquisitions. Gerry Hansell, Decker Walker and Jens Kengelbach of the Boston Consulting Group say these leaders should take a...

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Hacking Innovation

Hacking Innovation

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 by showing how...

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Women Who Work

Women Who Work

If you’re a fan of Stephen Covey, Sheryl Sandberg, David Brooks and other self-help gurus, you’ll appreciate Ivanka Trump’s “curated” guidance. Trump, former executive VP in The Trump Organization and a founder of her own fashion and jewelry...

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Talk Lean

Talk Lean

Talk Lean will teach you how to express your thoughts in a direct, candid, yet courteous manner. The author shares effective, easy-to-apply tips for having a productive conversation that helps achieve your goals. This content is for Monthly Plan...

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