Book Summary – The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else In Business

Organizational health refers to how well an institution’s components (e.g. strategy, culture, management, operations) fit together so it can function consistently as a whole. In […]

Book Summary – The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change The Way You Lead Forever

Coaching is increasingly recognized as an important aspect of leadership and development. Yet, most of us don’t receive nor deliver effective coaching. In “The Coaching […]

Book Summary – Quiet: The power of introverts in a world that can´t stop talking

Many people believe that to be an achiever or a great leader, you must be bold, action-oriented, outgoing, and aggressive, i.e. you must be an […]

Book Summary – Tribal Leadership: Leveraging Natural Groups to Build A Thriving Organization

Just like how birds migrate in flocks and cattle move in herds, human beings naturally organize ourselves in tribes. “Tribal Leadership” is about leveraging the […]

Book Summary – Mindset: The New Psychology of Success

Your mindset—how you see yourself—shapes how you respond to people and events, to affect your outcomes. In this book, Dweck draws on 20 years of […]

Book Summary – Learning Leadership: The Five Fundamentals of Becoming an Exemplary Leader

Exemplary leaders are a vital asset in any organization—they increase engagement and commitment, improve performance and inspire a sense of meaning and self-worth among people. “Learning […]

Book Summary – Like a Virgin: Secrets They Won’t Teach You at Business School

Business magnate Sir Richard Branson is well-known as a serial entrepreneur, investor, adventurer and philanthropist. In “Like a Virgin”, Branson shares his experiences, advice and […]

Book Summary – Crucial Confrontations: Tools for Resolving Broken Promises, Violated Expectations, and Bad Behavior

How should you confront an employee who’s chronically late, a CFO who’s suspected of embezzling company funds, or a daughter who lies about her late […]

Book Summary – How the Mighty Fall: And Why Some Companies Never Give In

Every great institution stumbles at some point in its history. All companies, no matter how established or successful, can fail. The crucial questions are, “how […]

Book Summary – Who Moved My Cheese: An A-Mazing Way To Deal With Change in your Work and in your Life

Change is inevitable. Yet, most people are uncomfortable with it. Through a simple story, Spencer Johnson illustrates how people react to change, and how we […]

Book Summary – How to Win Friends & Influence People

Want to understand and get along with others? Wish to be well-liked and win people to your way of thinking? Then “How to Win Friends […]

Book Summary – Creativity, Inc: Overcoming the Unseen Forces that Stand in the Way of True Inspiration

How does creativity really work, and how can we build and maintain a creative, solutions-oriented organization? In this book, Ed Catmull, President of Pixar Animation […]

Book Summary – Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting out of the Box

Self-deception affects everyone. It’s like being stuck in a box – despite our best intentions, we have a biased view of problems, are blind to […]

Book Summary – The Five Most Important Questions You will Ever Ask About Your Organization

For many years, non-profit organizations felt that a good cause alone was enough. However, precisely because they don’t have a bottomline like profit organizations, it […]

Book Summary – The 8th Habit: From Effectiveness to Greatness

In today’s ever-changing world, being effective is no longer a choice – it’s a requirement. Without knowing the right things to do, people can’t keep […]

Book Summary – The New One Minute Manager

In this updated version of the bestselling book, The One Minute Manager, the authors share 3 important secrets that will help you to concurrently get […]

Book Summary – The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace: Empowering Organizations by Encouraging People

Many people are feeling strained and under-valued at work. Appreciation can create a better workplace for employees, and help companies to improve motivation and retention, […]

Book Summary – Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action

Great leaders and organizations can create sustainable change because they inspire others. In the process, they create loyal followers who stick with them through thick […]

Book Summary – Overcoming the Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Field Guide for Leaders, Managers and Facilitators

Teamwork can be hard to measure and achieve. Yet, when you get it right, it can deliver seemingly-impossible results, and become a source of sustainable […]

Charisma vs Quiet Doggedness: Which would you choose for your CEO?

Let’s do a quick quiz – do you recognize any of these names? Colman Mockler Chales Coffin Darwin Smith Bill Allen Well, do you recognize […]

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