Measure What Matters Book Review – Announcing The Reflektive Book Club

Reflektive

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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#DisruptHR HSV 1.0 is in the books!

UpstartHR

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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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.

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.

How Microsoft Got Performance Reviews Right [E-Book]

Reflektive

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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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.

Time Management: A Book Review

RecognizeThis!

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.”.

How Microsoft Got Performance Reviews Right [E-Book]

Reflektive

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

Workology

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

Thought Leadership E-book

Fidelity Health Marketplace

We’re lucky to have a number of seasoned benefits industry experts on staff, and we want to share their wisdom with our readers

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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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.

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.

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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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

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?

Lattice Book Report: Dream Teams

Lattice

Journalist and co-founder of Contently, Shane Snow, delves into this question in his book, “Dream Teams.” Why we love it: This is a diverse, smart book that draws upon various industries and sectors, ranging from software companies to big business to music production to social movements. Collaboration is an integral part of work, but too often unsuccessful—people can’t deal with differences, ideas stagnate, and large sums of money are lost.

“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.

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 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 inspiring books to help you improve employee engagement

CultureAmp

In our previous article, Insights from Culture Amp’s 2018 Benchmarks , we shared the top five questions that were drivers of employee engagement across all of our customers.

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

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HRreads April Book Pick: 'Radical Candor'

Namely

If you’re already a member of HRreads or eager to join in, it’s time to dig into our April book pick: Radical Candor by Kim Scott. Scott breaks her book into two parts.

Cultural Transformations: Lessons of Leadership and Corporate Reinvention (Book Review)

UpstartHR

I recently finished up a new book and have been looking forward to writing this review. There are three key things I picked up from the book that I want to share. The bulk of this book is made up of interviews with CEOs from companies across the globe.

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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.

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!

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.

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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Which Books Are Indispensable?

DDI

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

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