Do Over

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Starting on the first day you got paid to scoop ice cream or restock shelves, you’ve had the chance to develop the four elements all great careers have in common: relationships, skills, character, and hustle.Now it’s time to amplify them and apply them in a new way, creating a Career Savings Account™. This is a great read before and during … Read More

Tipping Point

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Little changes can have big effects; when small numbers of people start behaving differently, that behavior can ripple outward until a critical mass or “tipping point” is reached, changing the world. Gladwell’s thesis that ideas, products, messages and behaviors “spread just like viruses do” remains a metaphor as he follows the growth of “word-of-mouth epidemics” triggered with the help of … Read More

Blink

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Blink is a book about how we think without thinking, about choices that seem to be made in an instant-in the blink of an eye-that actually aren’t as simple as they seem. Why are some people brilliant decision makers, while others are consistently inept? And why are the best decisions often those that are impossible to explain to others?Blink reveals … Read More

Good to Great

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This book wastes no time on bad and mediocre but uses every page to explore the difference between good and great companies. Using solid research and incredible examples Good to Great will open up a world of characteristics that seem to launch good things to be great things. A must read.

Six Thinking Hats

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Six Thinking Hats can help you think better-with its practical and uniquely positive approach to making decisions and exploring new ideas. De Bono, long recognized as the foremost international authority on conceptual thinking writes,”We try to do too much at once. Emotions, information, logic, hope, and creativity all crowd in on us. It is like juggling with too many balls.” … Read More

Good Boss Bad Boss

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Want to be a better boss? Unaware that you’re a terrible one? Sutton reveals how the best bosses take diverse and intertwined steps to create effective and humane workplaces, and offers tips on taking control, getting and giving credit appropriately, taking responsibility, staying in tune with employees, and squelching your potential inner jerk. This is a must-read for all would … Read More