Lessons from the Farm Book Review

The People Equation

So when I received a pitch to review Jay Izso’s book Lessons from the Farm: Essentials Rules for Success how could I say no? Izso’s book is a collection of 20 life lessons gleaned from nearly a decade of working as a farmhand to several farmers in Nebraska. Book Review Leadership

How To Pitch Your First Book

Take It Personel-ly

You dream of seeing it on the shelf at your local bookstore, with your name in shiny gold foil letters beneath the title. You have a story in your head and some (or all) of it down on paper.

5 Business Lessons Learned from Adult Dot to Dot Books

HR Bartender

You remember dot to dot books, right? I’ve started seeing articles about the emergence of adult dot to dot books , both as an alternative to adult coloring and in addition to. Whether that’s deep breathing, guided sessions on your smartphone, or dot to dot books.

5 Business Lessons Learned From Adult Coloring Books

HR Bartender

One of the ideas I heard was adult coloring books. So when Free Period Press offered to send me a coloring book, I jumped at the chance to see firsthand what coloring would bring. Every time I looked at it, I saw something different or I would get a new inspiration.

5 Ways AI Will Enable Recruiting to Be More Human, Not Less

Speaker: Ben Eubanks, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research & Advisory

7 HRM Books that Every HR Professional Should Read

Digital HR Tech

In this article, we will list 7 must-read HRM books that will help you do your job better – whether you’re an experienced HR professional or just getting started in the HR field. We decided to include both study books and more popular books. That’s what this book is all about.

Measure What Matters Book Review – Announcing The Reflektive Book Club


We’ve noticed a lot of buzz around Doerr’s latest book, “Measure What Matters, How Google, Bono, and the Gates Foundation Rock the World with OKRs,” so we wanted to distill the key takeaways on the importance of OKRs for your organization. They foster a more transparent culture by allowing employees at the middle or bottom to view the goals of their C-level executives, which in turn improves engagement and drives employee purpose at work. Already read the book?

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Leadership Reading List-Why Every Book is Different


No thanks, I read a book on leadership already. Someone dropped that comment in a conversation recently, and I wanted to take some time today to dispel this notion about leadership books, courses, content, etc. Books as Leadership Learning Tools. HR Book Reviews.

The Best New Books on Employee Engagement


Books are a great way to obtain just that from thought leaders and influencers. In fact, one study of nearly 2,000 professionals found that 42% felt more confident doing their job after reading books on a related subject. In today’s competitive talent market , employee engagement continues to come in at the top of the list when it comes to leadership concerns. Authors Glenn Elliott and Debra Corey bring a wealth of experience to their 2018 book on employee engagement.

Time Management: A Book Review


This year my commitment to time management and its myriad benefits was renewed by Kevin Kruse’s latest book, 15 Secrets Successful People Know about Time Management. Actually, highly successful people don’t think about time much at all. Books book review Kevin Kruse time management

The 5 Most Effective Employee Engagement and Retention Principles for 2019

A Guidebook for Building a Human Workplace (A book review)


To learn much more, including practical tips, be sure to join us at the annual WorkHuman conference , April 2-5, in Austin, Texas.). And now friend and repeat WorkHuman speaker Andy Swann has written the book on it – “The Human Workplace.” By Derek Irvine. Recognize This! –

Get My New Book: THE 9 FACES OF HR.

The HR Capitalist

I just launched a book and it is selling well. If you like reading The HR Capitalist or Fistful of Talent , you're going to like the book and you should buy it. Things you'll get if you buy and read this book: 1-- Entertainment - You know there's going to be snark. It's true.

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How to Get The Most Value From Self-Help Books

Thrive Global

There is no shortage of self-help books. The quest for self-improvement leads lots of us to books which promise solutions to our problems, and remedies to our pain. I read a lot of books to learn new things — about 90% of the books on my reading list are non-fiction.

7 must-read books in employee experience

Qualtrics HR

We’ve all heard of those companies that are just amazing to work at. Often the secrets of their success aren’t exactly secret – there are countless books detailing the ways companies and managers have nailed the employee experience. Employee experience is hotter than ever, and new books hit the shelves daily. Download the whole list here and be entered to win one of the books from the list. It Doesn’t Have to Be Crazy at Work. Updated May 29th, 2019.

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

to work at the company • Repeating the same process for each individual. job posting he finds After investing half an hour to an hour on each job application, Tim finds himself playing the waiting game, hoping to hear back from at least one employer about an interview. The next.

The Best Books Every CEO Should Read

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Where do you go when you’re already at the top? With the wisdom in these 7 books, the answer is “onward and upward

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Leadership in the Crucible of Work (Book Review)


Today we have book review on Leadership in the Crucible of Work: Discovering the Interior Life of an Authentic Leader by Sandy Shugart, PhD ( Amazon ). The book was interesting, and I read it like I mentioned in my previous post on reading for leaders. General Book Review Leadership

30+ Books on Working Human


Here’s a fun stat for my fellow literary nerds: Iceland publishes more books per capita than any other country in the world. Iceland is so well-read, in fact, that it has a national tradition named Jolabokaflod: “Christmas Book Flood.” Sarah is managing editor at Globoforce.

7 Books for the New Business Leader to Add to Their Reading List


Something I’ve always done whenever I have taken a new job or consulting gig has been to immerse myself in books. I need strategies not quick fixes, and I really want to tap into the information, resources, case studies and conversations that go beyond 3,000 words of an e-book.

4 Great Books to Read on Your July 4th Holiday


All of these books come recommended by one (or more) Reflektive employees and each focuses on ways you can make yourself a better employee and person, so you can use your time off to focus on yourself instead of your work. It’s no secret that we value and crave feedback at Reflektive.

How to Write a Business Book?

Career Metis

Writing a business book is the best thing you can do to take your career to the next level. A book is an invaluable tool to help you build your credibility and grow wealth. If you’re a speaker, a book will allow you to charge higher speaking fees. s can write books!”).

Top 10 Books on Change Management


Implementing change at any organization is a complex and daunting process, so if you’re looking for guidance, you’re not alone. To help you on your journey, we’ve put together a list of 10 books about organizational change management processes, along with summaries for each.

Need Ideas for Our Holiday Book at Kinetix.

The HR Capitalist

The holidays are right around the corner and our gift wrapping supplies are set—all of this can only mean one thing: it’s time find ideas for our annual holiday book at my company - Kinetix. Our annual holiday book! Every year around the holidays, as cookies and swag gifts begin piling through the door, we do a holiday book for friends, families and clients. But these are no ordinary books. These books have spunk.

The Best Business Books of 2018 and 2019

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Here's a look at top business books of 2018-19 that provide great entrepreneurial and corporate lessons

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New Year, New Book, and a New You!


This is the first day back at work for many after the winter holidays are coming to a close, and I hope those holidays were rejuvenating for you and those you care about. The family and I enjoyed some much-needed time off, and weather here in Alabama was nice enough to get out in shorts this weekend for time at the park, bike rides, and more. The family and I have been celebrating as my new book, Artificial Intelligence for HR , came out just before the new year.

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Book Review – Compass: Your Guide For Leadership Development And Coaching

Workplace Psychology

[From CCL’s description of the book]: An essential book on leadership development and coaching, Compass is the go-to reference to help you—and the people you develop—provide the leadership needed in any circumstance to galvanize teams, groups and entire organizations.

Books and learning

101 Half Connected Things

Over the past few weeks I’ve been gradually moving my ‘business books’ into the office. I operate a lending library (and have for a number of years) where anyone can borrow a book if they. Books remain beautiful to me. Books are cool.

7 Books Every Manager Should Read in 2017

Cornerstone On Demand

Here's a resolution that's both personally and professionally fulfilling: Read more books. We compiled a list of our top books for reinvigorating your workplace and inspiring others, thinking back on our own favorites reads and interviewing entrepreneurs, leaders and talent experts across industries for their go-to recommendations. This is a book you can pick up, read a few pages and put down. This book will help you change the way you see and perceive situations.

5 Business Books That Don’t Actually Suck

Forbes Leadership Strategy

When you find the right book, there’s no better way to learn exactly what you need to know at exactly the right time

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Book Review – Forging An Ironclad Brand: A Leader’s Guide

Workplace Psychology

I’m going to start this book review with a confession: I know nothing about branding. This book ( Forging An Ironclad Brand ) gave me an unexpected and very much appreciated lesson about branding and helped me understand that having a brand strategy is a business advantage.

Creating a Shared Culture of Learning with Books [Podcast]


Books. In this episode of We’re Only Human , I interview Zach Rubin, cofounder of PBC Guru, a company that designs and delivers book club experiences for organizations looking to create a culture of shared learning. The discussion covers what books companies most often request, how to use books for supporting social learning, and a special free offer for We’re Only Human listeners. What do you think about book clubs? Do they hold value at work?

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5 Company Culture Books to Inspire You & Your Team


At CultureIQ we engage with the topic of company culture a lot — when we’re at work, when we’re talking at our dinner tables, when we’re doing some thinking on a run, when we’re reading on the subway, you name it. 2014 Zappos Culture Book .

The Power of Thanks Named Silver Medalist in Axiom Business Book Awards


I am honored and pleased to announce that our latest book, The Power of Thanks , continues to earn accolades and win awards. Of course, I do hope you’ll read the entire book. Join me at WorkHuman 2015 , June 8-10, in Orlando, FL. by Derek Irvine. Recognize This!

How Microsoft Got Performance Reviews Right [E-Book]


Employee engagement, motivation, and retention began to increase, and employee sentiment towards performance reviews was at an all-time high. Download our free e-book to learn what changes Microsoft made to their performance management system that makes them one of the best places to work today. DOWNLOAD FREE E-BOOK: How Microsoft Got Performance Management Right. The post How Microsoft Got Performance Reviews Right [E-Book] appeared first on Reflektive.

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6 Books on Habits, Leadership, Creativity, Business and Optimism

Thrive Global

Here are the books I liked recently. It does have an idealistic tone, but I think this book is a must read for all entrepreneurs and business leaders. I thought do we really need another book on habits. At the end of our lives nobody will say he was a winner at life.