books in perpetual beta
DECEMBER 1, 2014
This new ebook is part of the continuing journey to understand how individuals and organizations can manage fundamental changes in networked society, business, and education. But hierarchies are rather useless to create, innovate, or change. Books Complexity Learning PKM
adapting to perpetual beta e-book
AUGUST 10, 2015
This volume is focused on leadership and adapting to perpetual beta: dealing with constant change while still getting things done. 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 Leadership
Book Review: Originals by Adam Grant
MARCH 24, 2016
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.
Favourite Books of 2013 That I Read
DECEMBER 4, 2013
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.
How Are Your Book Sales?
MAY 20, 2016
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.
Book Review of WORK RULES: Insights From Inside Google
MAY 2, 2015
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.”
Nothing Has Changed. Everything Has Changed.
JULY 7, 2014
I’ve recently read Clark Quinn’s excellent new ‘Revolutionize Learning & Development’ book. Despite the book’s title (or maybe that’s the point of it) Clark’s focus is not so much on learning and development as on performance. So, what are these fundamental changes?
New Book: Learning in the Modern Workplace 2017
JANUARY 5, 2017
But as the world of work is evolving and individuals’ learning habits are changing, it now requires new workplace learning approaches to underpin all the ways people learn in the modern workplace. The book is available as a Paperback or PDF. The changing world of work.
Jay Changes Direction
MAY 2, 2015
My book Aha! Book (2008). Learn for Yourself challenges readers to consider where they’ve been in their careers and where they’re headed. I feel obligated to practice what I preach. My career in the learning business is at a turning point.
Changing the Book game
JANUARY 20, 2012
Apple has also democratized the book creation business, with authoring tools for anyone. That may change, however. I was boarding a plane away from home as Apple’s announcement was happening, so I haven’t had the chance to dig into the details as I normally would, but just the news itself shows Apple is taking on yet another industry. What Apple did to the music industry is a closer analogy to what is happening here than what they did to the phone industry, however.
The Workplace Learning Revolution: free mini e-book
MAY 7, 2013
“A revolution is a fundamental change in power or organizational structures that takes place in a relatively short period of time.”
STRETCH Is An Excellent Book To Help You With Tomorrow’s Workplace
JANUARY 26, 2016
Indeed, the authors of the new book, STRETCH: How To Future Proof Yourself For Tomorrow’s Workplace , agree. The book starts with three specific calls to action of sorts, surfacing from their research, surveys and synthesis.
Book Review: Connecting to Change the World
OCTOBER 23, 2014
Almost tend years ago, they co-wrote “Net Gains,” one of the first practical handbooks on building and working in networks for social change. They have joined forces and along with John Cleveland, have written “ Connecting to Change the World.” Books
Four Key Actions To Change Your Organization’s Purpose
JANUARY 10, 2017
As I argue in my book, The Purpose. Purpose is more than a cause. It is a wholesome way of being and operating for any organization. Dan's Related Posts: Inspiring CEO Quotes About A Higher Purpose A Few Easy Steps For Entrepreneurs To Take To Enact A Higher Purpose Purpose: The Word of 2016 Download Chapter 1 of “The Purpose Effect” For Free Evolution of the Chief Learning Officer. Purpose Marc Benioff purpose Salesforce Unilever
13 books on learning, people, organizations, corporate culture, and change
APRIL 30, 2013
To encourage participation, I gave away my favorite books for making the most of learning. This morning I conducted a webinar on Making Learning Stick. Funny, isn’t it, that we invest so much to help people learn and so little to help them remember?
MAY 4, 2012
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.
JANUARY 7, 2013
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.
“We made up these rules, and we can change them”
MAY 23, 2016
Here is part of an interview discussing the book, Makers and Takers: The Rise of Finance and The Fall of American Business , by Rana Foroohar: John Batelle: “Is there any hope of us getting out of this financialized mess?” We made up these rules, and we can change them.
Creating an architecture for change
DECEMBER 15, 2014
Yesterday’s post was partly inspired by my reading David Chandler’s 2014 book Resilience: The Governance of Complexity. So the fact that my reaction on reading Chandler’s book was similar is making me cautious!
Online Systems for Behavior Change
OCTOBER 29, 2012
I've always believe that to truly have impact on performance, we need to be experts at Behavior Change. I've written a few times over the years on aspects of solutions that ultimately drive a change in behavior that leads to performance improvement. Need to Change Behavior?
New Book: Social Movements for Good
FEBRUARY 3, 2016
My colleague, Derrick Feldman, has just published a new book, “ Social Movements for Good ,” a guidebook for driving change, by taking advantage of the social “currency” that makes movements go viral. People don’t magically come together to create change. Books
The Web changes business
MAY 9, 2012
So you think the Web won’t change the business you’re in? Look at how these business models, which were all created since the birth of the Web, have managed to change entire industries. Amazon – Books.
technology changes but people don’t
JANUARY 9, 2015
“Abundance of books makes men less studious” – Hieronimo Squarciafico c. Technology changes but people don’t] Henry Mintzberg said, “It is the conceit of every generation to believe things are chaos in their. Every fortnight I collate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds.
Book Review: Cause for Change
MAY 22, 2013
I’m getting a jump on my summer reading! Colleagues Kari Dunn Saratovsky and Derrick Feldmann have published a new book called Cause for Change: The Why and How of Nonprofit Millennial Engagement. The book is a great read for nonprofit leaders of all generations.
Re-imagining the Book
JUNE 20, 2011
Unbooks are printed on demand; they change when the author has something new to say. Several months ago I decided to write a book about working smarter for managers and executives. I thought I’d be able to do this by changing the voice of the Fieldbook. Background.
Reflecting on the State of Enterprise 2.0 as an Organizational Culture Change Agent
FEBRUARY 17, 2014
observations and subsequent book … it rested on those outside of Andrew hijacking the term Enterprise 2.0 to solely be defined as a technology change and not a behavioural change for our organizations. not implementing technology as the antidote for culture change).
Inside Apple: Adam Lashinsky Revealing and Well-Crafted Book.
JANUARY 15, 2012
Book Me For A Speech. The Decent Thing to Call My Book - Publishers Weekly. Six Business Books to Read on the Beach -- Wall Street Journal. globeandmail.com: Hard facts about this years books. Good Books. editors of Klutz: The Klutz Book of Inventions.
New book chapters
FEBRUARY 4, 2011
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. I've just noted that they have changed sense-making to sensemaking which is an irritation.
Learning is Behaviour Change: why is it often so hard to help it happen?
FEBRUARY 3, 2014
Alan Deutschman, the author of ‘ Change or Die ’ makes a pretty stark statement about people’s reluctance to change: “What if a well-informed, trusted authority figure said you had to make difficult and enduring changes in the way you think and act?
Announcing My Next Book: The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit
OCTOBER 20, 2015
I am excited to announce that I am working on my next book, tentatively titled “The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout.” I’m honored to be co-authoring this book with Aliza Sherman to be published in 2017 by Wiley. Books
Book Review: Joan Garry’s Guide to Nonprofit Leadership
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
She has packed all that into her new book, “ Joan Garry’s Guide to Nonprofit Leadership.” First, let me say this now – this is a MUST-READ book for nonprofit leaders and board members. Go buy the book now because it is going to be a huge hit. Books
The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: BOOK REVIEW: The New.
DECEMBER 19, 2010
» December 19, 2010 BOOK REVIEW: The New Capitalist Manifesto by Umair Haque The New Capitalist Manifesto: Building a Disruptively Better Business by Umair Haque (Boston: Harvard Business Revew Press, 2011). The New Capitalist Manifesto is a short, elegant and readable book.
Embracing Disruptive Change - Why Is it So Difficult?
MAY 19, 2015
One of the topics discussed was how companies generally deal with major technology and market changes, - like those that have been taking place all around us for the past few decades. Transformative change comes naturally to young companies, as it generally does to young people.
3 equations that can change your life | Daniel Pink
JANUARY 10, 2012
Pink is the author of four provocative bestselling books about the changing world of work. DANS BOOKS. 3 equations that can change your life Chip Conley is a rare bird. In the book, Chip uses the grammar and lexicon of arithmetic to some deeper truths about life. (Ex:
Shrink the change
MARCH 21, 2011
For many this means a big change in the way they do things. I am therefore very interested in helping them make this change more manageable. I have recently been reading a book called “Switch: How to change things when change is [.]. BooksMy work involves helping people and organisations with new thinking around workplace learning.
Happy, Healthy Nonprofit: Changing Organizational Culture One Sneaker at Time
MARCH 31, 2016
In advance of next week’s “ National Walking Day ,” I did an interview with Gina about how her organization’s culture is changing one sneaker at a time.
Book Review: When Millennials Take Over and the Fluid Workplace
MARCH 9, 2015
The book discusses how management traditional approaches need to change due to three trends that are coming together in a perfect storm. The trends are analyzed from a historical perspective, backed by research, and illustrated with lots of anecdotes and stories in the book.
Cloud and “Game Changing” Business Innovation
MAY 23, 2012
According to the report “cloud empowers six potentially game changing business enablers”: . market adaptability - rapid prototyping and innovation to quickly respond to rapidly changing market conditions; . e-books is another widely used, game changing cloud application that is already transforming the book publishing industry. Users get easy to use books-as-a-service over a variety of devices, with all the complexity masked from them in the cloud.
11 Books Every Leader Should Read - Bob Sutton
DECEMBER 20, 2011
Book Me For A Speech. The Decent Thing to Call My Book - Publishers Weekly. Six Business Books to Read on the Beach -- Wall Street Journal. globeandmail.com: Hard facts about this years books. Good Books. Howard Gardner: Changing Minds: The Art and Science of Changing Our Own and Other Peoples Minds. Guy Kawasaki: Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions. editors of Klutz: The Klutz Book of Inventions. Bob Sutton.
A quartet of complementary brain books
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
Last night I taught a two hour class called ‘Navigating Neuroscience’ for the Guardian Masterclass series and I had the interesting challenge of coming up with a two hour course on some key concepts to help people make better sense of brain science, how it’s discussed, and its changing place in society. As part of that, I recommended some books to give interested non-specialists a good critical introduction. books