March 29, 2016
most significant danger our species brings to the world is our inability to
think with those who think differently.”
COLLABORATIVE INTELLIGENCE, Dawna Markova and Angie McArthur explore
collaboration – what we bring to it, what others bring and how to achieve
mindshare. Chalked full of models and approaches! We had a great discussion with Dawna and Angie - thanks for all the thoughtful questions.
February 23, 2016
“As people live and therefore work longer lives, it becomes necessary to reshape the identities we formed in our careers. We absolutely can prepare for a new future, fulfilling a reinvented set of dreams, and surpassing any goals we set out at the beginning of our career journeys.”
STRETCH by Karie Willyerd and Barbara Mistick explores how to prepare for an unknown future and stretch yourself to stay relevant in your work life. We had a great call with Barbara Mistick - lots of data, advice and encouragement.
January 8, 2016
“We used to think that successful, high-performance organizations had “strong” cultures within which individuals did or did not fit. But the paradigm is changing. Organization no longer hold all the cards, and can no longer dictate the rules.”
WHY SHOULD ANYONE WANT TO WORK HERE? by Gareth Jones and Rob Goffee explores how organizations can create a thriving workplace culture that attracts and retains the right people and leads to sustained performance. The book provides useful tools and research.
November 17, 2015
“It’s remarkable how little it can take to enhance or destroy workplace performance.”
Ready to join the revolution? In PRIMED TO PERFORM, Neel Doshi and Lindsay McGregor argue that behind every culture is science. They demonstrate that motivation is at the heart of performance and share ways to measure and improve motivation to build a great culture in your organization.
October 28, 2015
“Empathy is the foundation of all the other abilities that increasingly make people valuable as technology advances. It’s inevitable.”
In HUMANS ARE UNDERRATED, Geoff Colvin tackles tackles the dividing line between humans and technology. What do we bring to the table that’s different than machines? A really thoughtful, well written perspective.
We had a great call with Geoff - chocked full of research and advice.
October 22, 2015
"The uncomfortable truth is that most of us don't come across the way we intend. We can't see ourselves truly objectively, and neither can anyone else."
Heidi Halvorson's latest book, No One Understands You and What to Do About It, is full of research and practical advice for ensuring other people really see you and that you are sending the message you intend.
September 30, 2015
“The most significant danger our species brings to the world is our inability to think with those who think differently.”
In COLLABORATIVE INTELLIGENCE, Dawna Markova and Angie McArthur explore collaboration – what we bring to it, what others bring and how to achieve mindshare. Chalked full of models and approaches!
August 25, 2015
“Sharing is a fundamental human behavior central to our survival as a human race.”
In his book, SHAREOLOGY, Bryan Kramer case the case for the importance of sharing and explores how social sharing both in person and through media humanizes our connections with others. We had a great call with Bryan! Loved his rule of 1/3s.
July 30, 2015
Why is it so challenging to change our behavior? Marshall Goldsmith's new book, TRIGGERS, provides insight into why we react to triggers in our environment. Marshall also provides advice and frameworks on change. We had a great conversation with Marshall!
June 24, 2015
"Your people are not your greatest asset. They're not yours, and they're not assets."
In his latest book, WIDGETS, Rodd Wagner tackles one of the most destructive problems facing organizations today - the breakdown of the social contract between people and the organizations where they work. Listen to our Q&A with Rodd!