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What is the central role of leaders? It's about the people. Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton, authors of Leading With Gr...
10/01/2020
Why Leaders Need To Spend More Time Thanking Their Employees

What is the central role of leaders? It's about the people. Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton, authors of Leading With Gratitude (on sale now HarperCollins), discuss the gratitude gap and share eight business practices with Forbes.

Managers who show gratitude for their employees' efforts not only see improved morale but a host of other business benefits as well.

"Gen Z is using its online savvy to advance its own values and priorities," Jason Dorsey, author of Zconomy: How Gen Z W...
09/29/2020
Gen Z is eroding the power of misinformation

"Gen Z is using its online savvy to advance its own values and priorities," Jason Dorsey, author of Zconomy: How Gen Z Will Change the Future of Business (on sale now HarperCollins), tells Axios. Learn more about Gen Z here:

Younger people apply more context, nuance and skepticism to their online information consumption, experts and new polling suggests.

Women are told to be nice, but not too nice. Be successful, but not too successful. Just be likeable. Alicia Menendez, a...
09/28/2020
163. The Likeability Trap with Alicia Menendez

Women are told to be nice, but not too nice. Be successful, but not too successful. Just be likeable. Alicia Menendez, author of The Likeability Trap (on sale now HarperCollins), joins Psychologists Off The Clock to discuss how women can let go of old rules and reimagine leadership rather than reinventing themselves.

Women are told to be nice, but not too nice. Be successful, but not too successful. Just be likeable. Join Jill for her interview with award-winning journalist and author of the book The Likeability Trap, Alicia Menendez, as they examine the impossible bind women find themselves in: to succeed, wome...

“There’s rarely moments where they can engage in such an intensely valued platform and really have a front row seat to t...
09/23/2020
With TikTok deal, Walmart could gain 'a front row seat to the next generation of consumers'

“There’s rarely moments where they can engage in such an intensely valued platform and really have a front row seat to the next generation of consumers. That’s what this could potentially give them,” Jason Dorsey, generational expert and author of Zconomy (on sale now HarperCollins), tells CNBC.

Industry watchers say the big-box retailer's ties to TikTok could help it sharpen its approach to targeted ads, turn user data into business strategies and establish a relationship with the many teens and twenty-somethings.

Zconomy: How Gen Z Will Change the Future of Business-and What to Do About It by Jason Dorsey and Denise Villa, PhD is o...
09/22/2020

Zconomy: How Gen Z Will Change the Future of Business-and What to Do About It by Jason Dorsey and Denise Villa, PhD is on sale now! HarperCollins

How can you hold your own in Zoom meetings? Dolly Chugh, author of The Person You Mean to Be (on sale now HarperCollins)...
09/18/2020
How to Hold Your Own in Zoom Meetings

How can you hold your own in Zoom meetings? Dolly Chugh, author of The Person You Mean to Be (on sale now HarperCollins), weighs in with the The Wall Street Journal.

Staying silent doesn’t help you or the group. Here’s how to make sure your voice is heard.

"For women, the pressure to be likeable is fundamentally at odds with the desire to be recognized for work well done...M...
09/14/2020
21 Books for a Better You in the 21st Century

"For women, the pressure to be likeable is fundamentally at odds with the desire to be recognized for work well done...Menendez untangles this bind while suggesting a way forward: practical strategies for ambitious women who wish to challenge the order of business…without losing the game, or themselves." Medium includes Alicia Menendez's The Likeability Trap (on sale now HarperCollins) in their roundup!

‘Self Improvement’ doesn’t mean what it used to

"NYT best-selling authors Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton teach us girl bosses how to lead with gratitude, using eight ...
09/10/2020
These Gratitude Books Could Be the Mood Boost You Need Right Now

"NYT best-selling authors Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton teach us girl bosses how to lead with gratitude, using eight simple strategies for managers to show their employees that they are valued team members in an authentic way." Brit + Co includes Leading with Gratitude (on sale now HarperCollins) in their roundup!

Looking at the bright side can be good for your mental and physical health.

“Michael O’Leary and Warren Valdmanis show that it is not even in investors’ interests to have such a focus on short-ter...
09/10/2020
Accountable: The Rise of Citizen Capitalism

“Michael O’Leary and Warren Valdmanis show that it is not even in investors’ interests to have such a focus on short-term profits, to allow a system that is currently creating so much inequality, releasing so much carbon into the air, failing too many people.” Porchlight selects Accountable (on sale now HarperCollins) as an Editor's Choice.

Michael O'Leary and Warren Valdmanis show that it is not even in investors' interests to have such a focus on short-term profits, to allow a system that is currently creating so much inequality, releasing so much carbon into the air, failing too many people.

“As a senior leader at IDEO, Fred has helped some of the world’s most powerful people have more productive conversations...
09/09/2020
The Fall Idea Books to Teach You Something New

“As a senior leader at IDEO, Fred has helped some of the world’s most powerful people have more productive conversations. Reading this book feels like being engaged in a direct conversation with him as he offers sage advice on how we can all stop talking past each other.” Adam Grant includes Making Conversation, on sale 12/1 HarperCollins, in his Fall Idea Books roundup!

Six months into the pandemic, if you’re getting tired of escaping into a novel, it might be time to try some nonfiction. My favorite new releases this fall are about building careers and companies, rebuilding our lives and our institutions, including those who have been underrepresented or margina...

"NYT best-sellling authors Gostick and Elton teach us girl bosses how to lead with gratitude, using eight simple strateg...
09/03/2020
These Gratitude Books Could Be the Mood Boost You Need Right Now

"NYT best-sellling authors Gostick and Elton teach us girl bosses how to lead with gratitude, using eight simple strategies for managers to show their employees that they are valued team members in an authentic way."

Brit + Co on Leading with Gratitude by Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton!

Looking at the bright side can be good for your mental and physical health.

The Wall Street Journal senior editor and Superpower Showdown author Bob Davis joins CNBC's Squawk Box to discuss the st...
09/02/2020
WSJ's Bob Davis on what's next for U.S.-China trade talks

The Wall Street Journal senior editor and Superpower Showdown author Bob Davis joins CNBC's Squawk Box to discuss the state of U.S.-China trade talks after both sides reaffirmed commitment. HarperCollins

Wall Street Journal senior editor and 'Superpower Showdown' author Bob Davis joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss the state of U.S.-China trade talks after both sides reaffirmed commitment.

09/01/2020
How Gary Vaynerchuk Got to Where He Is Today

Gary Vaynerchuk, serial entrepreneur and bestselling author, shares how he got to where he is today in 9 minutes. Check out the video here HarperCollins:

When people hear the name Gary Vaynerchuk, they tend to think "motivational speaker" or "social media influencer" when in reality that is only a small fracti...

"As the trade war heats up between the United States and China, the strategic calculations on behalf of both Donald Trum...
08/20/2020
Departures Podcast with Bob Davis and Lingling Wei - Robert Amsterdam

"As the trade war heats up between the United States and China, the strategic calculations on behalf of both Donald Trump and Xi Jinping bear increasing levels of risk of the confrontation spinning out of control." Authors of Superpower Showdown (on sale now HarperCollins) Bob Davis and Lingling Wei join Robert Amsterdam's Departure podcast to discuss their new book and this new cold war.

As the trade war heats up between the United States and China, the strategic calculations on behalf of both Donald Trump and Xi Jinping bear increasing levels of risk of the confrontation spinning out of control. Joining the podcast this episode are two Wall Street Journal reporters, Bob Davis and L...

"In the fight to reform capitalism, we have won the battleof ideas, but are losing the war of substantive action." Micha...
08/14/2020
August 6, 2020 - Bunker Building Bradley Garrett and Accountable Michael O'Leary - School for Startups Radio

"In the fight to reform capitalism, we have won the battle
of ideas, but are losing the war of substantive action." Michael O'Leary, author of ACCOUNTABLE (on sale 8/18 HarperCollins), joins School For Startups.

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/33156.mp3     Bradley Garrett – Social/Cultural Geographer at University College Dublin and Author of Bunker We have created a society where there is the potential for an accident to take place everywhere at the same time.  Dr. Bradley L. Garrett is a cultural ge...

What will be your next power move? Lauren McGoodwin, founder and CEO of Career Contessa and author of POWER MOVES (on sa...
08/12/2020
How to Make Power Moves to Find Your Successful Career

What will be your next power move? Lauren McGoodwin, founder and CEO of Career Contessa and author of POWER MOVES (on sale now HarperCollins), joins Smart Money Mamas to discuss why your career path looks more like a jungle gym than a ladder, why hustle culture needs to die, and why your fear of money can keep you stuck in a career you loathe.

Stop waiting for your dream career! These tips will help you make power moves to advance your career and still prioritize self-care.

"Rock makes the science of your mind accessible and relevant.” - Fortune Small Business. David Rock's Your Brain at Work...
08/11/2020
Your Brain at Work, Revised and Updated by David Rock

"Rock makes the science of your mind accessible and relevant.” - Fortune Small Business. David Rock's Your Brain at Work, Revised and Updated Edition is on sale today! HarperCollins

A researcher and consultant burrows deep inside the heads of one modern two-career couple to examine how each partner processes the workday—revealing how a more nuanced understanding of the brain can allow us to better organize, prioritize, recall, and sort our daily lives.Emily and Paul are the p...

When was the last time you thought about how inclusive your team is? Drstefjohnson, author of INCLUSIFY (on sale now Har...
08/10/2020
Inclusify Your Team With Dr. Stefanie K. Johnson

When was the last time you thought about how inclusive your team is? Drstefjohnson, author of INCLUSIFY (on sale now HarperCollins), joins Dr. Diane Hamilton.

Dr. Stefanie K. Johnson, the author of Inclusify, joins Dr. Diane Hamilton to talk about the virtues of championing inclusivity in your team.

The Library Journal says Max H. Bazerman's BETTER, NOT PERFECT (on sale 9/8 HarperCollins) "will appeal to those seeking...
08/07/2020
Better, Not Perfect by Max H. Bazerman

The Library Journal says Max H. Bazerman's BETTER, NOT PERFECT (on sale 9/8 HarperCollins) "will appeal to those seeking practical suggestions for improving
business and philanthropic behavior."

Negotiation and decision-making expert Max Bazerman explores how we can make more ethical choices by aspiring to be better, not perfect.Every day, you make hundreds of decisions. They’re largely personal, but these choices have an ethical twinge as well; they value certain principles and ends over...

"The book, by the formidable Wall Street Journal reporters Bob Davis and Lingling Wei, shows how fragile the truce betwe...
08/06/2020
New & Noteworthy Audiobooks, From Covid Parenting to Didion Onstage

"The book, by the formidable Wall Street Journal reporters Bob Davis and Lingling Wei, shows how fragile the truce between the countries is, and how close they are to a more devastating conflict. Its keen reporting suggests their destinies are more shared than either would like to admit." The New York Times includes Superpower Showdown (on sale now HarperCollins) in their New & Noteworthy Audiobooks roundup.

A selection of recent audiobooks of note; plus, a peek at what our colleagues around the newsroom are reading.

“[A] boundlessly entertaining memoir… Hudson’s book is so enjoyable that readers may not at first realize the trove of v...
08/05/2020
Nonfiction Book Review: Master of None: How a Jack-of-All-Trades Can Still Reach the Top by Clifford Hudson. Harper Business, $29.99 (240p) ISBN 978-0-06-288903-4

“[A] boundlessly entertaining memoir… Hudson’s book is so enjoyable that readers may not at first realize the trove of valuable advice it contains.” Publishers Weekly gives former CEO of Sonic Drive-In Corp. Clifford Hudson's upcoming book MASTER OF NONE, on sale 10/13 HarperCollins, a starred review!

Hudson, CEO of fast food chain Sonic for 23 years, imparts life and business lessons in this boundlessly entertaining memoir. “I don’t believe I’ve ever had the patience to master anything,” Hudson be

"The companies that have been up to the task already understood the centrality of the concept before this national night...
07/31/2020
They Made How Much?

"The companies that have been up to the task already understood the centrality of the concept before this national nightmare began. Why? Because those companies were ready for Covid-19, even if no one could have predicted it. They were already in the flow, making all the right and thoughtful moves," authors of FRICTIONLESS Christiane Lemieux and Duff McDonald tell The New York Times.

Big tech companies reported bumper profits in the shadow of congressional scrutiny over their outsize market power.

"Losing makes us human. Losing makes us us." Tim Leberecht, author of The Business Romantic, writes for Medium's Journal...
07/23/2020
The End of Winning

"Losing makes us human. Losing makes us us." Tim Leberecht, author of The Business Romantic, writes for Medium's Journal of Beautiful Business. HarperCollins

Why the future belongs to losers

Trying to figure out how to manage your career in the middle of a pandemic and recession? Lauren McGoodwin, founder and ...
07/23/2020
Lauren McGoodwin - So Money Podcast

Trying to figure out how to manage your career in the middle of a pandemic and recession? Lauren McGoodwin, founder and CEO of Career Contessa and author of POWER MOVES (on sale now HarperCollins), joins So Money podcast with Farnoosh Torabi.

How to find meaningful work right now? How to be a true Ally in the workplace and how to reframe your career ambitions in the near future?

"This type of culture is a must...With Johnson's handbook, you'll learn how to achieve and maintain that state." Forbes ...
07/22/2020
11 Books To Read If You Want To Be A More Inclusive Leader

"This type of culture is a must...With Johnson's handbook, you'll learn how to achieve and maintain that state." Forbes includes Drstefjohnson's INCLUSIFY (on sale now HarperCollins) in their roundup to be a more inclusive leader.

A reading list for anyone who’s committed to equality.

Age diverse workforces are the best kind, here's why! Drstefjohnson, author of INCLUSIFY (on sale now HarperCollins), wr...
07/21/2020
The Diversity Employers Need to Remember: Age Diversity

Age diverse workforces are the best kind, here's why! Drstefjohnson, author of INCLUSIFY (on sale now HarperCollins), writes for Next Avenue.

Why the 'Inclusify' author says age-diverse workforces are the best kind

"Employee engagement and motivation are critical success factors for customer service, and this book offers a humorous a...
07/17/2020
Council Post: 16 Resources To Help Tech Leaders Boost Their Customer-Service Skills

"Employee engagement and motivation are critical success factors for customer service, and this book offers a humorous and compassionate start." Forbes includes TRILLION DOLLAR COACH by Eric Schmidt, Jonathan Rosenberg and Alan Eagle (on sale now HarperCollins) in their roundup.

Today a tech leader is just as likely to influence their company’s customer experience initiatives and directly interact with clients as their peers in sales and customer service. That’s why it’s important for leaders to brush up on their client-relations skills.

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07/15/2020

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"This real story reads like a colorful, cypherpunk sci-fi. Still visceral for anyone who was there, Russo eloquently cap...
07/14/2020
The Infinite Machine by Camila Russo

"This real story reads like a colorful, cypherpunk sci-fi. Still visceral for anyone who was there, Russo eloquently captures the origin story of the burgeoning Web 3.0 movement that is driving the next generation of internet platforms. It'll become a canonical text on the history of the space." Jesse Walden, founder of venture fund Variant and former Andreessen Horowitz investor, says of Camila Russo's THE INFINTE MACHINE (on sale today HarperCollins).

Written with the verve of such works as The Big Short, The History of the Future, and The Spider Network, here is the fascinating, true story of the rise of Ethereum, the second-biggest digital asset in the world, the growth of cryptocurrency, and the future of the internet as we know it.Everyone ha...

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