Book Club

April 25, 2017

CloseUp with Eileen McDargh

When you meet with someone whose professional title is “Chief Energy Officer,” you know you’re dealing with a person who’s tough to keep down. Eileen McDargh has made a career out of helping people not just bounce back but bounce upward and onward. In the #LeadersRead featured book for April, Your Resiliency GPS: A Guide […]

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April 18, 2017

Resiliency: A Key to Engagement

Turn the key in your car’s ignition and you engage the motor. Perhaps. If it’s a bad connection, the battery drains and you’re stuck calling AAA or Lyft. But if it’s a good connection, a spark flies and you’re on your merry way. Let’s use the same analogy but in human terms. First, a re-definition […]

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March 30, 2017

A GPS for Life and Work – Understanding Your Resiliency Growth Potential Strategy

In life and work, every one faces challenges. Whether big or little, they require you to make a series of choices and actions that will lead you forward. Yet, how many times have you been faced with an obstacle – at home or work – that made you question or fear your next choice of […]

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March 21, 2017

CloseUp with Ari Weinzweig

Most people who graduate from college with a degree in Russian history probably don’t imagine they’ll eventually start a successful deli and market. And most people who launch a deli and market probably don’t imagine they’ll go on to write a series of success books on business and leadership. Yet this is just the path […]

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March 14, 2017

A Lapsed Anarchist’s Approach to the Power of Beliefs in Business

For as much as I’ve studied, taught, and written about both business and self-management over the years, up until recently I’d hardly paid a coffee cup’s worth of attention to the ways in which beliefs were impacting my world. In the course of Parts 1, 2, and 3 of the books that make up the […]

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February 16, 2017

CloseUp with Kate Talbot

Millions of people use Snapchat every day to share moments, tell stories, have fun … only to watch it all disappear a short time later. It’s called “ephemeral content” and while it might not sound like the ideal business communication platform, companies everywhere are discovering the power of reaching customers and building their brand using […]

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February 8, 2017

Oh Snap: Unleashing Creativity in the Era of Ephemeral Content

Kate Talbot’s book Oh Snap! You Can Use Snapchat for Business is the #LeadersRead book club selection for February 2017. Creating social media content is not for the faint of heart. Being part of a social team is a 24/7 job that entails being first to market to use the latest social apps in a […]

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January 25, 2017

Who’s Getting Your Time and Attention?

Years ago, when I was starting my business career I would occasionally meet my father-in-law Jack at a small diner for what we called our “businessman’s lunch.” During these lunches, he would ask me all sorts of questions about work and how I handled the situations that I found myself in. When I was promoted […]

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January 18, 2017

CloseUp with René Boer

“By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.” René Boer and co-author Gino Wickman quote this witticism, attributed to Robert Frost, in their book How to Be a Great Boss. Like all great quips it has the ring of truth – so why […]

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October 24, 2016

The Future of Work: The Opportunities & Challenges of Diversity

Monique Svazlian Tallon is the author of the October 2016 Social Business Book Club selection, Leading Gracefully: A Woman’s Guide to Confident, Authentic and Effective Leadership. The way we work is shifting. We see that in subtle ways and other times, in not so subtle ways. Organizations that strive toward a competitive advantage intuitively understand […]

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