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By Ray Fisman, Tim Sullivan | Hachette, 2014 THE ORG, Ray Fisman and Tim Sullivan explain the tradeoffs that every organization faces, arguing that this everyday dysfunction is actually inherent…


Power Cues: The Subtle Science of Leading Groups, Persuading Others, and Maximizing Your Personal Impact

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By Nick Morgan | Harvard Business Press Books, 2014 Take control of your communications – before someone else does. What if someone told you that your behavior was controlled by…


It’s Not the How or the What but the Who: Succeed by Surrounding Yourself with the Best

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By Claudio Fernandez-Araoz | Harvard Business Press Books, 2014 Are you surrounding yourself with the right people? Yes, your success in business and in life depends on your own performance….


The First Mile: A Launch Manual for Getting Great Ideas into the Market

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By Scott D. Anthony | Harvard Business Press Books, 2014 That first mile-where an innovation moves from an idea on paper to the market-is often plagued by failure. In fact,…


Accelerate: Building Strategic Agility for a Faster-Moving World

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By John P. Kotter | Harvard Business Press Books, 2014 It’s a familiar scene in organizations today: a new competitive threat or a big opportunity emerges. You quickly create a…


How I Did It: Lessons from the Front Lines of Business

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Harvard Business Press Books, 2014 The essays in How I Did It teach and inspire. Pulled directly from the pages of one of the most popular columns in Harvard Business…


Give Up to Get On: How to Master the Art of Quitting in Love, Work and Life

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By Peg Streep, Alan B. Bernstein | Piatkus, 2014 We have a natural tendency to see the best in things, to put a positive spin on situations and to err…


Six Simple Rules: How to Manage Complexity without Getting Complicated

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By Yves Morieux, Peter Tollman | Harvard Business Review Press, 2014 Does your organization manage complexity by making things more complicated? If so, you are not alone. According to The Boston…