Author: Michael McQueen Review: To some they are the tech-savvy, well-educated and ambitious youngsters poised to take on and change the world. Others however, describe a disloyal, disrespectful and demanding generation who have never learned to wait or really work hard for anything. Born between the early 1980’s and the late 1990’s Generation Y has […]
Authors: Kim W. Chan & Renee Mauborgne Review: Written by the business world’s new gurus, Blue Ocean Strategy continues to challenge everything you thought you knew about competing in today’s crowded market place. With over one million copies sold worldwide, Blue Ocean Strategy is quickly reaching “must read” status among smart business readers.
Authors: Richard Tanner Pascale, Mark Milleman, Linda Gioja Review: Surfing the Edge of Chaos is an unusually good book on applying the lessons of the complexity science and the biological world to business progress. The material is aimed at continuous renewal of the large existing organisation, but will be valuable to organisations of all ages […]
Author: Susan Scott Review: Susan Scott trains clients in the art of fierce conversations, empowering them to achieve exceptional results through transforming dialogue. Success hinges on engaging people in ways that interrogate reality, provoke learning, tackle tough challenges, tap our deepest aspirations, and enrich relationships. Overcome barriers to meaningful conversation, expand and enrich the territory […]
Author: Mark Goulston Review: The first make-or-break step in persuading anyone to do anything is getting them to hear you out. Whether the person is a harried colleague, a stressed-out client, or an insecure spouse, things will go from bad to worse if you can’t break through emotional barricades. Drawing on his experience as a […]
Authors: Steve Zaffron and Dave Logan Review: The ideas in this book are different to what we normally see in business books. They aren’t tips, tools, or steps, but are presented as laws that govern individual, group and organisational behaviour. As we move into the heart of the 21st century, it’s time for business leaders […]