Intelligent Leadership (Book Review)


Awhile back I reviewed the book Talent Leadership by John Mattone and really liked it. I was able to get a copy of the author’s latest book , Intelligent Leadership: What You Need to Know to Unlock Your Full Potential, and enjoyed it as well. Check out other book reviews here.

Innovation Judo (Book Review)


Usually it’s even worse: I have no time to read all the books and they just pile up around me. A few good pieces I pulled from the book: Incentives : Want to encourage innovation? See other book reviews about HR, leadership, and more.

6 Things I Learned Writing a Book

HR Bartender

I have wanted to write a book for years. I’ve finished my first book – Essential Meeting Blueprints for Managers. Writing a book is a very interesting experience. There are many reasons to write a book: money, experience, etc. You can get a book deal from an email.

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.

New Ways to Engage and Source Talent - All In Less Than 24 Hours

Speaker: Derek Zeller, Director of Recruiting Solutions, Engage Talent

In this session, we’ll examine the critical essentials you should know about the type of tech you are looking for and what you should know before engaging with candidates - everything from where to get the information you need, to which sites and books are good to read.

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. In the second half of the book, Doerr includes Google’s real OKR playbook as well as numerous other resources to help you customize and build your OKR structure. ——– Introducing the Reflektive Book Club!

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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. The post 5 Business Lessons Learned From Adult Coloring Books appeared first on hr bartender.

My New Kindle Book is Live!


More than half of the content is brand new and not published anywhere else, and the book runs about 35 pages in length (which means virtually nothing in the world of Kindle/eBooks, as I’ve learned!) The post My New Kindle Book is Live! General Books eBook Product Launch Running

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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.

#DisruptHR HSV 1.0 is in the books!


Last week I did something here on the blog that I haven’t done in a LOOONG time. I didn’t post anything. But it wasn’t because I had nothing to say–it’s because I was neck deep in final preparations for DisruptHRHSV, which happened last Thursday night.

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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.

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

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

[BEGIN TRANSMISSION]. INITIALIZING]. Are you ready for an automated world? When we hear about artificial intelligence technologies, we inevitably get into fear-based conversations about job replacement due to automation.

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


And now friend and repeat WorkHuman speaker Andy Swann has written the book on it – “The Human Workplace.” Andy elegantly outlines these and other critical elements of connection, which I highlight below along with key quotations from the book to illustrate. By Derek Irvine.

CRAVE Book Launch | Reward Gateway

Reward Gateway

I’m excited today to announce the launch of my latest book "CRAVE: You Can Enhance Employee Motivation in 10 Minutes by Friday™.". 3 min read. RGB-US | The Employee Experience RGB-US | Technology and Innovation RGB-US | Employee Reward and Recognition


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. Several quotes throughout the book rang true for me on this point: “You can never lose time and get it back again.”.

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

Book Review: Teaming


How Organizations Learn, Innovate, and Compete in the Knowledge Economy by Amy Edmondson This book is one of the classics of team literature. Our Musings Even from this brief summary you can see the breadth and depth of the book.

The Surprising Connection Between Millennials, Culture, and Growth

Speaker: Jamie Notter, Co-Founder & Culture Consultant at Human Workplaces

Bringing in research from his recent books and consulting work, Jamie Notter will make a compelling case for turning Millennial insights into concrete changes in your organization's culture that can actually drive your growth and success.

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.

How to Manage Compensation Without Performance Ratings [E-Book]


In this e-book, we’ll cover how some companies have successfully moved away from ratings to modernize their performance management. DOWNLOAD FREE E-BOOK: How to Manage Compensation Without Performance Ratings. The post How to Manage Compensation Without Performance Ratings [E-Book] appeared first on Reflektive. As more and more companies get rid of performance ratings, one questions remains: How do you manage compensation without employee ratings?

How Microsoft Got Performance Reviews Right [E-Book]


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. Traditional “stack ranking” simply doesn’t work. But don’t take our word for it: Ask Microsoft. For years, Microsoft’s employee performance was declining.

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The 16 Amazing Books Every Modern Recruiter Should Read


Two years ago, we worked with The Sourcing Insitute's Shally Steckerl to publish the first list of books every sourcer and recruiter needs to read. Without further ado, here's our list of 16 amazing books to help you take your recruiting and sourcing to the next level.

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.

How Microsoft Got Performance Reviews Right [E-Book]


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. Traditional “stack ranking” simply doesn’t work. But don’t take our word for it: Ask Microsoft. For years, Microsoft’s employee performance was declining.

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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.

A New Book for a New Generation: The New One Minute Manager®

The People Equation

Ken and his co-author Spencer Johnson have updated their classic management book “The One Minute Manager.” ” Here is Ken’s outline of the new book and why it’s as relevant as ever.

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? General Books We're Only Human

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23 Books Every Executive Assistant Should Read


23 Books Every Executive Assistant Should Read. Executive Assistants (EAs) looking to boost their careers and refine on-the-job skills can find everything they need and more in this carefully curated list of Executive Assistant books. Books that cultivate resourcefulness.

Best Books for Developing Your Leaders

ATD Human Capital

During ATD’s Creating Leadership Development Programs Certificate program, talent development professionals often ask me to recommend the best books for developing leaders in this VUCA age. There are many excellent books available. Both lists of books should meet your needs.

5 Company Culture Books to Inspire You & Your Team


I decided to tap into that by asking my teammates to share their favorite “company culture book” (really any book that inspires great company culture). Sure enough they delivered, because it’s never too late to bring back the good old book report: Turn the Ship Around!

10 of the Best Business Books to Read This Summer

Switch and Shift

Members of the Young Entrepreneur Council share with you their suggestions for the best business books to read this summer. Read More» The post 10 of the Best Business Books to Read This Summer appeared first on Switch & Shift.


Book Insights: The Effective Manager


To effectively achieve results and retain your direct reports, there are four main tactics you need … Continue reading Book Insights: The Effective Manager → The post Book Insights: The Effective Manager appeared first on Atiim. Busy managers have two key responsibilities: achieving results and retaining their employees.

“The Seventh Sense” – A Book Review and Thoughts on Humanity in the Age of Networks


I’ve just finished a book that’s possibly frightened me more than the Exorcist. What’s the book? I picked up this book after seeing it listed by four CEOs in a McKinsey article on “What CEOs are reading.”. Trust is another through-line in the book. by Lynette Silva.

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. Books Axiom Business Book Awards power of thanks WorkHuman by Derek Irvine. Recognize This!

5 Must-Read Books about Improving Employee Health & Happiness

Cornerstone On Demand

From understanding our nation's current healthcare situation, to learning how to influence behavior change and creating positive work environments, my top five must-read books cover it all. The good news is that there are many ways for consumers and employers to fight back—in the second half of the book, the author provides tons of resources to do so. The book explains how to address each factor individually to change habits.

Four of The Best Books I Read in 2017

Acacia HR Solutions

Scroll on down if my book list doesn’t interest you. I read hardbacks, love nestling up with my Kindle, and I also listen to a lot of Audible books. As a Happy New Year gift to you, I’m sharing four of my favorite books from 2017. This book did just that for me.

March Book Update

HR Remix

In addition to writing over at PIC and... Your Career Book Review EmpowermentFor the background on this challenge make sure to read these January and the February posts. It’s been a very busy couple months for me.

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Book Review – Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Understanding the Workplace (5th ed.) by Paul E. Levy

Workplace Psychology

The VitalSource Bookshelf ebook platform (website and software program) was so frustrating and clumsy to use that I almost didn’t review this book. Book Review of the hard copy of Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Understanding the Workplace (5th ed.):

The Power of Thanks * Read All about It in Our Latest Book


” In 2014, I worked on many inspiring and challenging projects, but one I am particularly proud of released today – our newest book, The Power of Thanks: How Social Recognition Empowers Employees and Creates a Best Place to Work. by Derek Irvine. Recognize This!

Win a free book on National Book Lovers Day

Maritz Motivation

Book lovers will understand me, and they will know too that part of the pleasure of a library lies in its very existence. – August 9 is National Book Lovers Day (#NationalBookLoversDay). Because we love books—especially ones about human behavior, motivation and employee experience, of course—we’re giving book lovers a chance at a free book! Book Lovers, You’ll Love This Book.

The Coaching Habit: A book review

OmegaHR Solutions

Thus, when I was offered the opportunity to review a book on coaching I accepted. The book. The book is The Coaching Habit- Say Less, Ask More & Chang the Way You Lead Forever by Michael Bungay Stanier. First let’s talk about the mechanics of the book.

Summer Reading: Popular Leadership Books

HR C-Suite

We are continuing our series of popular books for your summer reading consideration. This article will cover 10 popular leadership and management books. Ego is the Enemy by Ryan Holiday While the history books are filled with tales of obsessive visionary geniuses who remade the world in their images with sheer, almost irrational force, I've […]. Featured Leadership popular leadership books summer reading


Book Review of Promotion Protocol by Kim Nugent

Center for Coaching

This book addresses the realities of earning a promotion in the workplace today. Summary – The chapters of the book include: My Story. Promotion Protocol. The Reality of the Workplace Today. Ever Wonder Why You are Not Getting Promoted? What is your Motivation for a Promotion?