Mind Hacking

Mind Hacking

RECOMMENDATION Prankish entrepreneur Sir John Hargrave believes the mind revolution is underway. Once befuddled by drugs and alcohol, he drew on his coding background to hack his addiction and transform his life. He shares his system of objective...

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Managing the Telecommuting Employee

Managing the Telecommuting Employee

RECOMMENDATION Telework sounds simple. Let an employee work from home. Ensure that he or she has a desk, a computer and a working phone line. Ready, set, go; right? But what if the teleworker has an accident in the home office you authorized? Can...

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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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Full Catastrophe Living

Full Catastrophe Living

RECOMMENDATION Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn’s perspective and straight-forward teachings on mindfulness are as important today as when he published the first edition of his book in 1990. The second edition was published in 2013 – thoroughly updated and...

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Work Naked

Work Naked

RECOMMENDATION Cynthia C. Froggatt tackles the pros and cons (mostly pros) of having your employees work at a location away from the office, particularly in their homes. She includes plenty of successful examples, an eight-step blueprint for...

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Fit Matters

Fit Matters

Most people aren’t content with their jobs because their work doesn’t quite fit them. Veterans of big business Cammie Dunaway and Moe Carrick explain what factors make for the best job fit, and how you can adjust your employment circumstances to...

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The Negotiation Book

The Negotiation Book

Steve Gates, a negotiation consultant, takes a balanced approach – exemplified in his conceptual tool, “the negotiation clock face” – that makes this manual valuable for negotiators with a wide range of skills and approaches. Gates is...

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Negotiate Like a Local

Negotiate Like a Local

Intercultural experts Jean-Pierre Coene and Marc Jacobs advise you that if you are selling or negotiating in other nations you first need to identify the differences between your cultural biases and the other party’s. This is difficult, since...

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Why Simple Wins

Why Simple Wins

Innovation expert Lisa Bodell shares ideas, diagnostic exercises, activities and tools to help leaders simplify corporate environments. She helps leaders embrace simplification as a habit. Bodell provides tools for getting started – often the...

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Procrastinate on Purpose

Procrastinate on Purpose

“Everything you know about time management is wrong,” says consultant Rory Vaden in this “prequel” to his bestseller, Take the Stairs. People who are successful time “Multipliers” think differently about time management. Most people try to spend...

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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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