"To err is human,” we are informed by the authors of How They Blew It: The CEOs and Entrepreneurs Behind Some of the World’s Most Catastrophic Business Failures.
“This shouldn’t be a book,” declares Stan Slap, 13 pages into Bury My Heart in Conference Room B: The Unbeatable Impact of Truly Committed Managers, “it should be a pamphlet.”
Killer Politics is a lot of fun.
As a follow-up to his wildly successful Duct Tape Marketing, John Jantsch’s newest book, The Referral Engine, manages to build on his previous success with a book that is not only
Experienced journalist Fran Hawthorne creates an absolutely relatable, if not always easily readable, book.
When The Wisdom of Bees first arrived in my mailbox, I greeted it with a bit of trepidation, thinking that this was going to be another business book shoehorned into a contrived theme.
The notion of choosing is so complex that there are now two popular books on the subject. Each was written by an author who is an expert in their field of study.
About 13 years ago, the German philosopher Jürgen Habermas wrote:
This book is exactly what you hope it is, which is plenty.
In 1984, one of the more unlikely lecture duos toured the country from one college auditorium to the next.
This isn’t a great book. That’s not to say it’s useless. It has value, like a recipe for mashed potatoes or buttermilk pancakes.
Did you know that pay for performance schemes do not work and can actually be harmful to human motivation? Or that extrinsic motivation is detrimental to creativity?