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.

Intelligent Leadership (Book Review)

UpstartHR

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.

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

RecognizeThis!

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.

Innovation Judo (Book Review)

UpstartHR

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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Book Review by @CozyRebekah : The Art of Game Design

Take It Personel-ly

books Lifestyle Technology Amazon Book Book Review game design game theory games Improvement Inspiration Jesse Schell tech technology The Art of Game DesignVideo games are straight-up awesome. They allow you to experience new and immersive worlds, they give you opportunities to play as unique characters, and they’re a good outlet for negative energies.

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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.

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

RecognizeThis!

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 Front Line Leader (Video Book Review)

UpstartHR

In short: this book is one of the best and most interesting that I have read in several years. 20 other notes from the book. In order as I ran across them in the book, here are some of my notes. Other book reviews can be found here.

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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: The Checklist Manifesto

Saberr

The book also highlighted some of the challenges we can expect to see ahead. The most promising method available in surmounting failure. By Atul Gawande When the simple is powerful. The Checklist Manifesto is the tale of how Gawande (an eminent surgeon) made a movement out of checklists.

Book Review: Straight Talk for Startups by Randy Komisar and Jantoon Reigersman

Workplace Psychology

NOTE: For this book review, I intentionally and excessively quoted the authors throughout the post. The Review: It’s actually the last sentence describing the book (for those “curious about what makes high-potential ventures tick”) that got my attention and piqued my interest.

My New Kindle Book is Live!

UpstartHR

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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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

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The 16 Amazing Books Every Modern Recruiter Should Read

Entelo

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.

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.

4 Tips for Booking the Perfect Meeting Room

Get Hppy

Whether you need to book a meeting room to impress a client or provide space for an all-hands meeting when it’s the one time a year all of your employees come together, there are several pieces of advice you should follow to avoid making mistakes.

The Employee Experience Book – Chapter 4 – Leadership Intelligence Podcast - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

The Employee Experience Book – Chapter 4 – Leadership Intelligence Podcast. Listen as co-author of the book, The Employee Experience: How to Attract Talent, Retain Top Performers, and Drive Results , Tracy Maylett, discusses the premise of chapter 4, “An Intentional Framework.” Order: The Employee Experience Book. The post The Employee Experience Book – Chapter 4 – Leadership Intelligence Podcast appeared first on DecisionWise.

The Employee Experience Book – Chapter 8 – Leadership Intelligence Podcast - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

The Employee Experience Book – Chapter 8 – Leadership Intelligence Podcast. Listen as co-author of the book, The Employee Experience: How to Attract Talent, Retain Top Performers, and Drive Results , Tracy Maylett, discusses chapter 8, “Moments of Truth.” Order: The Employee Experience Book. The post The Employee Experience Book – Chapter 8 – Leadership Intelligence Podcast appeared first on DecisionWise.

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Kinetix Update --> WE NEED YOU: Holiday Book Suggestions!

NoExcusesHR

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 to submit your ideas for our annual holiday book. Our annual holiday book! But these are no ordinary books. These books have spunk.

5 Company Culture Books to Inspire You & Your Team

CultureIQ

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!

the new Ask a Manager book…

Ask a Manager

If you want it in your hand, pre-order it now at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, Powell’s, or anywhere books are sold. the new Ask a Manager book… was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager Eeeeek! I have it in my hand!

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Which Books Are Indispensable?

DDI

DDI associates recommend books on leadership—and many other topics that are meaningful to them

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The Social Organization book

Strategic HCM

As you may know I started up this blog to boost sales of my last book, Strategic Human Capital Management: Creating Value for People - a topic which remains a regular feature of the blog. And partly because I'm finishing off my next book and increasingly I'm going to want to blog on that.

Book review: Revolution in a Heartbeat

HR Zone

Book review: Revolution in a Heartbeat Employees.

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Sketchnotes: My Interview in a French Book

QAspire

I have been in pursuit of simplifying ideas and extract signals in a noisy world since 2009 when I wrote my first book #QUALITYtweet. It is my ambition to say in ten sentences what others say in a whole book.” – Friedrich Nietzsche. Sketch Notes book french interview sketchnote

EM Book Club: Our List of Short, Powerful Reads for Engaged Book Clubs

EngagementMultiplier

That’s why we have a company-wide book club where we make time to read and discuss books related to engagement ( Check out our Engagement Multiplier Book Club series on the blog ). Check out the top 10 benefits of creating your own office book club !

Book Insights: The Effective Manager

Atiim

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.

Leadership Reading List-Why Every Book is Different

UpstartHR

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.

Creating a Shared Culture of Learning with Books [Podcast]

UpstartHR

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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Not my usual book review: The Path

Take It Personel-ly

If you are a regular reader of my blog you will know that I love to read and share information on all types of business books. This post is not my typical book review, but for those that know me it will not come as a surprise. Technology Amazon Book Book Review books cyberpunk futuristic reading science fiction technologyI am also a big science fiction geek […].

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The Employee Experience Book – Chapter 1 – Leadership Intelligence Podcast - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

The Employee Experience Book – Chapter 1 – Leadership Intelligence Podcast. Listen as co-author of the book, The Employee Experience: How to Attract Talent, Retain Top Performers, and Drive Results , Matthew Wride, J.D. Order: The Employee Experience Book. The post The Employee Experience Book – Chapter 1 – Leadership Intelligence Podcast appeared first on DecisionWise. Order: The Employee Experience Book.

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Book review: Designing the Purposeful World

HR Zone

Book review: Designing the Purposeful World Future.

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Book Review: The Leadership Challenge, 6th Edition

Workplace Psychology

This paragraph succinctly sums up the book: “The Leadership Challenge is about how leaders mobilize others to want to get extraordinary things done in organizations. The fifth edition (2012) marked the 25th anniversary of the book and the sixth edition (2017) marks the 30th anniversary.

Is Reading a Book a Modern Learning Method?

ATD Human Capital

Let’s use a book as an example. If I provide a book to an employee for learning, how modern is this? The book is accessible; that is, easy to find if the employee leaves it on her desk in plain view. But how about an e-book?

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Leadership in the Crucible of Work (Book Review)

UpstartHR

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