Nick Morgan, author of Power Cues: The Subtle Science of Leading Groups, Persuading Others, and Maximizing Your Personal Impact, introduces a timeless lesson about crafting clear messages from Supercommunicator: Explaining the Complicated So Anyone Can Understand, by Frank J. Pietrucha.
The couple share their secret for how to actually get work done the next time you gather your team together.
Michael Schrage reviews two notable books by veteran Silicon Valley journalists that seek to explain collaborative charisma.
In A Bigger Prize, former CEO Margaret Heffernan argues that the corporate world has an unhealthy obsession with winning.
Cynthia D. McCauley, coeditor of Experience-Driven Leader Development: Models, Tools, Best Practices, and Advice for On-the-Job Development, introduces a career development lesson from It’s Not the How or the What but the Who: Succeed by Surrounding Yourself with the Best, by Claudio Fernández-Aráoz.
Stanford’s Robert Sutton discusses the mind-set and strategies of companies that are most adept at building and spreading high standards.
The leadership scholar explains why measurable, experience-based programs are key to helping executives develop their potential.
MIT professor Thomas Malone predicts that new technologies will enable more decentralized decision making and ultimately more freedom in business. For more related insights, read “Thomas Malone on Building Smarter Teams
These time-honored tools and techniques can help companies transform quickly.