Book Review: Winners Take All

Dan Pontefract

It is quite possibly one of the most important books I’ve read in a while. Winners Take All: The … Continue reading "Book Review: Winners Take All". The post Book Review: Winners Take All appeared first on Dan Pontefract.

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Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in 2018

John Hagel

For me, that often means stealing a few quiet moments with my book, hiding out…er…I mean, hanging out on my couch, or comfortably wedged into a window seat listening to an audiobook on a long flight. John, our marketing director, says this books helped change his perspective. “It

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Book Review: The Good Fight

Dan Pontefract

book Liane Davey The Good FightYou're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: Conflict is a natural part of life. It happens at home, in the community, and of course in our place of work. So why is. Dan's Related Posts: Why I Love Netflix’s Decision-Making Culture. When Power Overthrows Common Sense. Did Zappos Just Ruin Their Culture Or Is It A Brilliant Org Redesign? Three Tough Questions Answered About Purpose.

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Next book?

Clark Quinn

The time has come to ask: what should be my next book? Then, while I wanted to write about elearning strategy, my publisher wanted a book on mobile and I realized one was needed and the other likely candidates deferred. After that, my publisher’s sister company wanted a book on mlearning for higher education, and I ended up writing The Mobile Academy. So what is the next book you would like to see from me ? The post Next book?

Book Review: The Neo-Generalist

Dan Pontefract

Dan's Related Posts: Montreal’s Three Wise Men Book Review: Originals by Adam Grant Download Chapter 1 of “The Purpose Effect” For Free Free Download of Chapter 1 – The Purpose Effect Favourite Books of 2013 That I Read. book Neo-Generalist

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Favourite Books of 2013 That I Read

Dan Pontefract

Books – remember those?) In no particular order, these are the books I read in 2013 that caught my attention: Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now by Douglas Rushkoff. I can honestly say it is an ‘epic’ book. That’s what a good book should deliver.

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The Pull of Books

John Hagel

The spine beckons Teasing us with so little, But pulling us To pull it off the shelf And explore what’s inside. We’re drawn page by page, Exploring new terrain, Seeking insight and inspiration, Drawn by the promise of something Much bigger than the pages in our hand.

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Book Review: Friend of a Friend

Dan Pontefract

book David BurkusYou're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: Network. It can be such a loaded and overbearing term. On the one hand, it’s a noun. Among other definitions, it can denote a group. Dan's Related Posts: Did I Just Spam My Entire LinkedIn Network?

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Book Review: Originals by Adam Grant

Dan Pontefract

While reading Adam Grant’s new book, Originals: How Non-Conformists Move The World , I found myself utilizing four different lenses of observation. Originals is a book that might help you in one or more of the roles I note above, too. For example, the book has more than 250 references.

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How Are Your Book Sales?

Dan Pontefract

My latest book, The Purpose Effect, published May 10, some ten days ago. A few people have been kind enough to ask, “How is the book launch going, Dan?” ” or “How are book sales, Dan?” Someone was touched by the book. I have no idea.

books in perpetual beta

Harold Jarche

A community of practice of Canadian training managers will also incorporate these books into their 2015 professional discussions. Books Complexity Learning PKM Finding Perpetual Beta is now in production.

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Books I Read In 2018

David Gurteen

All those “Books of 2017” posts made me kinda wishing I kept a list of my own. No way for me to go back and figure out what I read last year (I give away most books once I’ve completed them) so instead will make this a living post, where I add as I finish. I read very little fiction but when I saw that Jordan Peele optioned this book to turn into a HBO series… ! Not gonna lie.

Book notice

David Weinberger

As Publishers Weekly puts it, in June ebooks jumped while print plunged: $80.2MM e-books. Well before the last press has punched out its last paper book, we will have switched to thinking that p-books are print-outs of e-books.

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The Purpose Effect Book Endorsers

Dan Pontefract

I feel lucky and honoured for their belief in the book. book Purpose The Purpose EffectIf you are curious to know the entire list of early endorsers for THE PURPOSE EFFECT , this graphic outlines all 26 people. Find out what they actually wrote by visiting the site.

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My Next Book Project Has A Spanking New Book Cover

Dan Pontefract

Having gone through the process of publishing a book once before, I can honestly say one of the most rewarding experiences is when the book cover is finalized.

Best books

Jay Cross

Last month, I asked “What books would you recommend to someone who’s new to organizational learning and wants a feel for what’s going on?” Michael: 9780917917080: Amazon.com: Books. One of my many seminal books. Vance: 9780984585373: Amazon.com: Books.

I’m Showing My Work … My Next Book Is Postponed

Dan Pontefract

In her book, Show Your Work , Jane Bozarth encourages us to work in the open. He even recently published a new book titled, Working Out Loud. When my first book, FLAT ARMY , published in May of 2013 I immediately began sketching, researching, and writing the next book.

Why I Wrote My Third Book, OPEN TO THINK

Dan Pontefract

You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: While writing my new book, OPEN TO THINK: Slow Down, Think Creatively and Make Better Decisions, I discovered that many people are suffering from their. book Open Thinking OPEN to THINK

Book Excerpt: The Purpose Effect

Dan Pontefract

Dan Pontefract’s next book, THE PURPOSE EFFECT: Building Meaning in Yourself, Your Role and Your Organization , will publish May 10, 2016. book Purpose The Purpose Effect purposeThe Purpose of Work.

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How books were made

David Weinberger

Jeff Goldenson , my colleague at the Harvard Library Innovation Lab found this fabulous 1947 short documentary on how books used to be made. (He It’s hard to believe (or, for some of us, to remember) how hard it used to be to print books.

New Book from Jay. Almost.

Jay Cross

The draft of my new book, Aha!, I don’t write books the way I used to. Given enough iterations, this will be one fantastic book. I slipstream new content into the book continuously. If you’re that puppy, you might enjoy reading a book in progress.

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Flat Army: An Overview of the Book

Dan Pontefract

This 2-minute snippet sees me (Dan Pontefract) describe the overall thesis of the book including a brief introduction of the five key frameworks that make up a connected and engaged organization. book flat army

Book Review of WORK RULES: Insights From Inside Google

Dan Pontefract

I’ve been eagerly awaiting this book for some time. Nine days ago, Laszlo’s book, Work Rules! My wait was over, and it was now time to sink my teeth into the book that Daniel Coyle calls, “an all-access backstage pass to one of the smartest organizations on the planet.”

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A forward to a Cynefin book

Dave Snowden

I finished off the forward to a forthcoming book about Cynefin in Japanese a day or so ago. The post A forward to a Cynefin book appeared first on Cognitive Edge. I wrote it in a fairly discursive and personal form and thought it might be useful to share it here.

What Should The Title Of My Next Book Be?

Dan Pontefract

book next book It hasn’t been through any editing yet. It’s 12 chapters in total. It’s approaching 90,000 words. again). There are two sections. The first section has the following draft chapter titles: Chapter 1 – The Possibility of Purpose at Work.

Enabling Innovation – Book

Harold Jarche

Tweet I had the pleasure of writing an article for the book, Enabling Innovation: Innovative Capability – German and International Views as a follow-up to some work I did with the EU’s International Monitoring Organisation. list price for this book. Books complexity Work

Why I Wrote “The Purpose Effect” Book

Dan Pontefract

A question I am being asked more and more is why did I decide to write another book, this one focused on purpose? While my first book, FLAT ARMY , focused on organizational culture, I figured out after publishing it there was something missing. I even dedicated the book to them.

I Wrote a 90,000 Word Book Entirely in Evernote

Dan Pontefract

When I started the quest of writing my first book — aside from the instant classic I wrote as a 9 year-old that detailed with intricate depth the entire universe of Star Wars droids — I debated how to actually write it. I would have become a book writing Word ninja.

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adapting to perpetual beta e-book

Harold Jarche

I have written over 2,700 posts on my blog, so this book series provides a concise synthesis of the various themes posted here. Books LeadershipThe third volume in the perpetual beta series is now ready.

The Worst Book of the Year

Nine Shift

Ellen Rupel Shell's new "Jobs" book is my nomination for the worst book of the year. In short, 1.It is wrong factually. is morally unsupportable. is racist.

Flat Army Book Excerpt: Organizational Learned Helplessness

Dan Pontefract

Dan''s Related Posts: Autotelic: The Word of 2013 Flat Army Book Launch Party … A Sea of Humanity How did you learn about #OBL? book flat army leadership organization research B.F. Did you know that in 1886, the U.S. court system recognized the corporation as a “natural person”?

Flat Army Book Launch Party … A Sea of Humanity

Dan Pontefract

While I understand the industry typically defaults to having quotes from famous people waxing lyrical about the contents of said book, I refused and ultimately balked at this approach. The 10 Winners of Flat Army Copies Are … the second book. book flat army personal pesonal

Writing a book: xEducation

George Siemens

Bonnie Stewart, Dave Cormier, and I have signed on to write a book on MOOCs and other such trends in education. The book will be published by Johns Hopkins University Press in 2013. Unfortunately, and I recognize the irony, the book will not be open. So we’ve set up a blog as field notes for the book: xEducation. A bit more background

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Free e-book from Los Angeles Review of Books

David Weinberger

I’m proud that my essay about online knowledge has been included in a free e-book collecting essays about the effect of the digital revolution, published by the Los Angeles Review of Books. It’s actually the first essay in the book, which obviously is not arranged in order of preference, but probably means at least the editors didn’t hate it. The post Free e-book from Los Angeles Review of Books appeared first on Joho the Blog

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Modern Workplace Learning: The book is now available

Jane Hart

My new book is now available for purchase as a paperback or PDF. Modern Workplace Learning: A Resource Book for L&D.

Book formats and formatting books

David Weinberger

AKMA would love to see a publisher offer an easy way of “pouring&# text into an open format that creates a useful, beautiful digital book. Even if there werent that major economic barrier, itd be hard to do what AKMA and we all want because books are incredibly complex objects. You can always pour text into a new container, but its much harder to capture the structure of the book this is a title, that is body text, this is a caption.

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New Book, Great Data

Nine Shift

A new book, The New Geography of Jobs, by Enrico Moretti, has great data supporting our 9 major Nine Shift predictions. Moretti''s basic contention, which we reported several years ago, is that there''s a huge migration of young people going on right now in the U.S.

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Books do furnish a room

Dave Snowden

I have only ever thrown away one book in my life, although several have been "borrowed" and may not return to the fold. Such losses have not stemmed the flow and just over a year ago I resorted to building book corridors to accommodate the volume.

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Informal Learning on Google Books FREE

Jay Cross

Informal Learning is available via Google Books. Read a couple of chapters for free. Informal Learning Just Jay

New book chapters

Dave Snowden

Well it felt like that this week with three books arriving through the post, all with chapters in them by yours truly. Either way, back to those books. The book also has chapters by Prusak and others.

Book week

Doc Searls

In Doc Searls Wants You to Join Him in The Intention Economy , Scott Merrill writes in Techcrunch , The book is easy to read, written in Searls’ first-person voice. While he can’t directly link from the content of the book, each chapter contains numerous footnotes with additional information and URLs to further reading. I’m not an economist, so I was marginally worried that the book would be heavy on economic theory.

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My Definition of Work and an Update on Book Two

Dan Pontefract

Like my first book, Flat Army: Creating a Connected and Engaged Organization , Book Two has taken a decided turn for the better. The original title was “ The Coffee Shop Leader” One day, I may even release the entirety of the book in its original format.

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PKM Book Update 2

Harold Jarche

Thanks to the many people who have contributed so far to the PKM Book project , which will result in a freely available e-book on the subject of personal knowledge management. I am using a WordPress plug-in called Anthologize to develop the e-book.

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