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

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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books in perpetual beta

Harold Jarche

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

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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.

adapting to perpetual beta e-book

Harold Jarche

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

Changing the Book game

Clark Quinn

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.

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.”

Jay Changes Direction

Jay Cross

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.

Nonprofit Book Review: Social Startup Success – A Must Read for 2018

Beth Kanter

She just published a new book, Social Start Up Success: How the Best Nonprofits Launch, Scale Up, and Make a Difference. The book is based on a five-year research project where Janus interviewed hundreds innovative nonprofit organizations. Books

The Workplace Learning Revolution: free mini e-book

Jane Hart

“A revolution is a fundamental change in power or organizational structures that takes place in a relatively short period of time.”

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New Book: Learning in the Modern Workplace 2017

Jane Hart

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.

STRETCH Is An Excellent Book To Help You With Tomorrow’s Workplace

Dan Pontefract

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

Beth Kanter

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

13 books on learning, people, organizations, corporate culture, and change

Jay Cross

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?

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

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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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.

The A **e Survival Guide: My Next Book

Bob Sutton

"   People asked it in some form or another in the most of the 8000 or so emails that I got about that book and in hundreds of casual conversations.   Books Bosses Evidence-based Management The No Asshole RuleThe No A **e Rule was published 10 years ago.

Four Key Actions To Change Your Organization’s Purpose

Dan Pontefract

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

Online Systems for Behavior Change

Tony Karrer

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?

Creating an architecture for change

Dave Snowden

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!

Book Review: Engine of Impact – Essentials of Strategic Leadership in the Nonprofit Sector

Beth Kanter

Last week I attended the launch of the book, Engine of Impact: Essentials of Strategic Leadership in the Nonprofit Sector by William F. The book is a great read, packed with insights as well as high level frameworks and practical applications. Not in this book.

New Book: Social Movements for Good

Beth Kanter

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

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Re-imagining the Book

Jay Cross

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.

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Book Review: Cause for Change

Beth Kanter

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.

Reflecting on the State of Enterprise 2.0 as an Organizational Culture Change Agent

Dan Pontefract

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).

Book Review: Nonprofit Storytelling in a Digital Age

Beth Kanter

My colleague, Julia Campbell, has just published a book, “ Storytelling in the Digital Age: A Guide for Nonprofits ” and was kind enough to share an advanced copy. And, that’s where Julia’s book comes in. some details have been changed to protect identities.

“We made up these rules, and we can change them”

Harold Jarche

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.

A quartet of complementary brain books

Mind Hacks

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

Inside Apple: Adam Lashinsky Revealing and Well-Crafted Book.

Bob Sutton

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

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. I've just noted that they have changed sense-making to sensemaking which is an irritation.

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Learning is Behaviour Change: why is it often so hard to help it happen?

Charles Jennings

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?

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The Web changes business

Harold Jarche

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

Harold Jarche

“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: Crazy Like Us

Mind Hacks

‘Cultures become particularly vulnerable to new beliefs about the mind and madness particularly during times of social anxiety or discord’, notes Ethan Watters in this compelling book. books Togetherness

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: BOOK REVIEW: The New.

Steve Denning

» 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.

3 equations that can change your life | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

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:

Embracing Disruptive Change - Why Is it So Difficult?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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.

Announcing My Next Book: The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit

Beth Kanter

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

Flat Army – Free Book Giveaway

Jane Hart

If we truly are going to shift the L&D function from a “packaging” role to one that enables, supports and “scaffolds” learning in the flow of daily work we are going to have to make some changes in the way we actually operate.â?¦ ¦ [.]. Collaboration Competition Learning