6 Things I Learned Writing a Book

HR Bartender

I have wanted to write a book for years. Well, patience paid off. 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.

5 Business Lessons Learned From Adult Coloring Books

HR Bartender

I’ve noticed a few themes emerging in the professional development space that center around the need for individuals to find ways to decompress, de-stress, and detox from their digital lives. One of the ideas I heard was adult coloring books.

Lessons from the Farm Book Review

The People Equation

I grew up in a farming community along the shores of Lake Michigan in the American Midwest. Especially the summer of my 13th year when my Uncle Myron planted a full ACRE of vegetables for us to harvest. Iszo started young; his first job was cutting “pigweed” at the age of 10.

5 Business Lessons Learned from Adult Dot to Dot Books

HR Bartender

Move over adult coloring, the new stress reliever is dot to dot. You remember dot to dot books, right? There’s an image and you must connect the dots in sequence to draw in the lines. While I was test driving dot to dot, I learned a few things that I wanted to share.

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

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

Social Wealth was Named as a Top Business Relationship Book

Jason Treu

Writing a book was one of the most difficult and time consuming things I’ve ever done. Here is what they wrote about Social Wealth (Sold more than 60,000 copies and 130+ five star reviews): Background on the list: Relationships can be tricky things.

7 HRM Books that Every HR Professional Should Read

Digital HR Tech

The field of Human Resource Management (HRM) is rapidly changing. Staying up to date with the latest information is more important than ever. We decided to include both study books and more popular books. They will also help to create a view on the future of the HR field.

My New Kindle Book is Live!


So why not marry my love for the two in written form? 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!)

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Measure What Matters Book Review – Announcing The Reflektive Book Club


As the 18th entrant into the online search market back in 1999, nobody would have predicted that Google would have become what it is today. There are countless factors that contribute to a company’s ultimate success or failure, but legendary venture capitalist and leader John Doerr would argue that goal setting and alignment is the single biggest predictor of prosperity. Key Results, on the other hand, “benchmark and monitor how we get to the objective.”

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The Best New Books on Employee Engagement


The world of HR is constantly evolving, so it is absolutely critical for leaders and HR professionals to stay on top of emerging trends and innovative approaches to address classic conundrums, like employee engagement. . While podcasts and online presentations, like TED Talk recordings , are great options for learning on the go, nothing is quite as effective as a good read to obtain in-depth knowledge. Build It: The Rebel Playbook for World Class Employee Engagement.

The Surprising Connection Between Millennials, Culture, and Growth

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

When we shift the conversation towards learning and curiosity, however, we find that the Millennials are helping us to get a glimpse what the future of work looks like, and that has important implications for how we run our organizations today.

Book Review of Paving Your Path

Center for Coaching

Amazon Book Link Here. This book is both a practical workbook and a great guide to support high school students as they consider, explore, and choose their path after graduation. Summary – The chapters of the book include: Praise, Purpose, Dedication, Acknowledgements.

Social Wealth Book Review on Building Great Business Relationships [From Amazon]

Jason Treu

“This book is one of the best-kept secrets I’ve come across in a REALLY long time! If you can master what Jason talks about in this book, you’ll definitely build long-term wealth! I’ve been fortunate to have more than 125+ five-star reviews on the book.

The Best HR Books of 2019


In the challenging field of human resources, there’s always more to learn—and this year brings a bumper crop of must-read books for HR professionals.

Time Management: A Book Review


Over the years, I’ve become a fan of research and recommendations from the likes of Tony Schwartz and his Energy Project as well as studies showing multi-tasking makes us less productive rather than more. Every ‘yes’ is a ‘no’ to something in the future.”. by Derek Irvine.

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

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

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


The answer is as complex as humanity itself, but centers on enabling our people to bring the fullness of their humanity into the workplace for the benefit of their colleagues, their customers, the company, and the community. (To By Derek Irvine.

Get My New Book: THE 9 FACES OF HR.

The HR Capitalist

I just launched a book and it is selling well. It's called THE 9 FACES OF HR. If you like reading The HR Capitalist or Fistful of Talent , you're going to like the book and you should buy it. This is a serious book, but I'll be damned if I'm going to bore you.

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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.

Here are Very Good Books on Culture Change, Leadership, Managing Others & Team Building

Jason Treu

Here are the latest business, culture change, HR, and leadership books I’m reading. The post Here are Very Good Books on Culture Change, Leadership, Managing Others & Team Building appeared first on Executive Coach, team building expert and new manager training in Dallas.

Engaging Candidates In A Transparent World

Speaker: Katrina Collier, Founder, Author & Keynote Speaker on Candidate Engagement

4 Great Books to Read on Your July 4th Holiday


With the 4th of July around the corner, hopefully you’re looking forward to some well-deserved time off. Bonus: they’re all available as e-books or hardcopies for under $20! . This book comes recommended by our customer marketing manager, Audrey Zigmond.

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.

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.

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.

Attract Top Talent Who Say “Yes” to Your Job Opportunities

Speaker: Scott Wintrip, Chief Advisor & Strategist, Wintrip Consulting Group

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. A great way to refresh things for a great start to the year.

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Creating a Shared Culture of Learning with Books [Podcast]


Books. They’ve been around pretty much forever, and that familiarity is one reason they are not as appreciated as some other learning tools. But don’t be fooled–there’s more than meets the eye. 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. General Books We're Only Human

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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 bookThe One Minute Manager.” ” Here is Ken’s outline of the new book and why it’s as relevant as ever. The workplace has evolved dramatically over the last 30 years.

Best Business Books For Recent Graduates

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Check out these important books to learn lessons you may have missed in school to prepare for true professional success You now have your degree in hand, but class is still in session.

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

The next. human counterparts hire smarter The evolving role of the modern recruiter 12. w av e o f A I- le d r e cr u it in g The recruiting process. pressure to hire the right people. instinct and made within the first few minutes of an. person for the job.

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. Chapters are short and to the point."

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.

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


– Awards are wonderful to receive, but it’s what we learn from them that has even more value. I am honored and pleased to announce that our latest book, The Power of Thanks , continues to earn accolades and win awards. by Derek Irvine. Recognize This!

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. The ASTD Leadership Handbook.