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Young Generation Awakening

Unleashing Capacity: The Hidden Human Resources

by Rita Trehan

The tools and capabilities available to today’s HR professionals provide a unique position that, when used correctly, can lead to that all-important—and highly coveted—role at the leadership table. But...


Scaling Lean: Mastering the Key Metrics for Startup Growth

by Ash Maurya

Is your “big idea” worth pursuing? What if you could test your business model earlier in the process—before you’ve expended valuable time and resources?

 

You’ve talked to customers. You’ve identified...


Work Like Nature: Sustainability lessons from ecosystems for your job or business

by Lea Elliott

Do you want to take action at work that will benefit you, your job and your community as much as it helps the environment? Lea Elliott’s Work Like Nature presents lessons from nature to help you make sense...


Beyond the Name: Preserving Love, Legacy and Leadership in Your Family Business

by Brent Patmos & Stacy Ennis

Only 3 percent of family companies last into the fourth generation.    Will yours?

Your family company is more than a building.  It’s made up of people you love, legacy you cherish, and leadership you...


Summary of Good to Great: by Jim Collins | Includes Analysis

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Good to Great by Jim Collins | Key Takeaways, Analysis & Review

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What does it take to make something—an activity, a work of art, a company—great? What are the factors that distinguish the merely...


Summary of Good Profit: by Charles G. Koch | Includes Analysis

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Good Profit by Charles G. Koch | Key Takeaways, Analysis & Review

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Good Profit: How Creating Value for Others Built One of the World’s Most Successful Companies is a nonfiction book that outlines...


Summary of Zero to One: by Peter Thiel | Includes Analysis

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Zero to One by Peter Thiel - A 20-minute Instaread Summary

PLEASE NOTE: This is a summary of the book and NOT the original book. 

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 Overview of the entire book

 Introduction...


Summary of Misbehaving: by Richard H. Thaler | Includes Analysis

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Summary of Misbehaving by Richard H. Thaler | Includes Analysis

 

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Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics is an introduction to behavioral economics and an account of Richard H. Thaler’s...


Entrepreneurs in Every Generation: How Successful Family Businesses Develop Their Next Leaders

by Allan Cohen & Pramodita Sharma

Discover What Makes Family Businesses Beat the Odds and Thrive over Generations

Families are complicated; family businesses even more so. Like other companies, family-run enterprises must develop leadership and...


Summary of The Rise and Fall of American Growth: by Robert J. Gordon | Includes Analysis

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Summary of The Rise and Fall of American Growth by Robert J. Gordon | Includes Analysis

 

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The Rise and Fall of American Growth is an analysis of American growth from 1870 to the present. It focuses...


The Pursuit of Development

Summary of The Innovator's Dilemma: by Clayton M. Christensen | Includes Analysis

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Summary of The Innovator’s Dilemma by Clayton M. Christensen | Includes & Analysis

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The Innovator’s Dilemma contemplates the difficulties of maintaining a firm’s position when faced with innovative...


Building a Healthy Economy from the Bottom Up: Harnessing Real-World Experience for Transformative Change

by Anthony Flaccavento & Bill Mckibben

The global economy has witnessed important changes in recent years. In the United States, enterprising communities have transitioned from tobacco farming to growing organic produce, from extractive fishing to...


Sustainability and Innovation

Summary of The Phoenix Project: by Gene Kim, Kevin Behr, and George Spafford | Includes Analysis

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Summary of The Phoenix Project by Gene Kim, Kevin Behr, and George Spafford | Includes Analysis

 

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The Phoenix Project is a business allegory about how a fictional company becomes profitable...


Bet On Me

by Annette Verschuren

In Bet On Me, entrepreneur Annette Verschuren lays out her surprising and inspiring philosophy for what it takes to lead and succeed in today’s economy: tenacity, the willingness to embrace risk and an unwavering...


Growth and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa

Preparing for a World that Doesn't Exist - Yet: Framing a Second Enlightenment to Create Communities of the Future

by Rick Smyre & Neil Richardson

Preparing For A World That Doesn't Exist - Yet is about an emerging Second Enlightenment and the capacities you will need to achieve success in this new, fast-evolving world.


The Digital Transformation Playbook: Rethink Your Business for the Digital Age

by David L. Rogers

The fast-moving digital environment has been disorienting for traditional businesses, and many may not even realize their strategies are outdated. If managed correctly, lagging businesses can transition by harnessing...