The 22 Maxims of John TempletonSir John Templeton (1912- 2008) is best known for introducing international investing to U.S. investors. He was an American-born British investor, banker, fund manager, and philanthropist. In 1954, he entered the mutual fund market and created the Templeton Growth...
Top 70 Best Quotes from Principles by Ray Dalio7 November 2018; Ray Dalio, Founder, Co-Chief Investment Officer & Co-Chairman, Bridgewater Associates “To be principled means to consistently operate with principles that can be clearly explained,” writes Ray Dalio, one of the world’s most successful investors...
Top 42 Quotes from Think Again by Adam GrantPhoto by Rob Schreckhise on Unsplash “Think Again is a must-read… In an increasingly divided world, the lessons in this book are more important than ever.” –Bill and Melinda Gates Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don’t Know is...
Top 25 Quotes From The Ride of a Lifetime by Robert Iger
Robert Iger’s book The Ride of a Lifetime is a memoir of his career, leadership and success. It became the #1 New York Times Bestseller. Throughout the book, The Ride of a Lifetime, Iger shares the ideas and values he embraced during his fifteen years as Disney CEO, leading its 200,000 employees, while reinventing one of the world’s most beloved companies. Robert Iger was nominated Time’s 2019 businessperson of the year.
Change Leadership: John Kotter’s 8-Step Model
Kotter’s 8-step model is one of the most well-known and widely used change management frameworks. It outlines how to systematically and effectively implement change in an organization.
John P. Kotter’s Top 48 Best Quotes
“Most US corporations today are over-managed and under-led. They need to develop their capacity to exercise leadership.”
WHEN COLLABORATION MAY KILL CREATIVITY
If you had gathered the same people who created Linux, installed them in a giant conference room for a year, and asked them to devise a new operating system, it’s doubtful that anything so revolutionary would have occurred.
60 Insightful Quotes From The Fifth Discipline by Peter Senge
Peter Senge is the author of the book “The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization.” The Fifth Discipline is focused on group problem solving using the systems thinking method to convert companies into learning organizations.
38 Quotes From Start With No by Jim Camp“We’re all professional negotiators. Most of us don’t think of ourselves that way, but we’re all trying to make agreements every day. We’re negotiating. Some of us do so haphazardly, maybe even lackadaisically, while some of us realize that since we’re always...
Top 50 Quotes From The Black Swan by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
“Missing a train is only painful if you run after it! Likewise, not matching the idea of success others expect from you is only painful if that’s what you are seeking.”
80 Top Quotes From Antifragile: Things That Gain From Disorder by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
The antifragile is beyond the resilient or robust. The resilient resists shocks and stays the same; the antifragile gets better and better.
Top 48 Best Quotes From Peter Drucker
Drucker’s books and scholarly and popular articles explored how humans are organized across the business, government, and nonprofit sectors of society.
Top 25 Best Quotes from Where Good Ideas Come from: The Natural History of Innovation by Steven Johnson
The argument of this book is that a series of shared properties and patterns recur again and again in unusually fertile environments … The more we embrace these patterns — in our private work habits and hobbies, in our office environments, in the design of new software tools — the better we will be at tapping our extraordinary capacity for innovative thinking.
Top 23 Best Quotes from Zero to One by Peter ThielZero to One : Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future is a book written by Peter Thiel. Taken on its own merits, Zero to One is a well-written and provoking book. But it is a read that requires an open mind, because it challenges many common opinions. Improving...
Top 20 Best Quotes from Creativity, Inc. by Ed CatmullCreativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration by Ed Catmull is a great inspirational book, one of the best books ever written about creative business and creative leadership. Ed Catmull, is co-founder with Steve...
Top 12 Best Quotes From The Innovator’s Solution by Clayton M. Christensen
In The Innovator’s Solution, Clayton M. Christensen explains that innovation is not as unpredictable as most managers have come to believe. Although the process of innovations may seem random, if business leaders understand and properly manage the variables that influence the process, they can learn to create truly disruptive growth.
Top 15 Best Quotes From the Innovator’s Dilemma by Clayton M. Christensen
The Innovator’s Dilemma explains the power of disruption, why market leaders are often set up to fail as technologies and industries change and what incumbents can do to secure their market leadership for a long time.
Top 10 Best Books on InnovationThe Webster’s Dictionary defines innovation as “the introduction of something new.” Peter Drucker, the famous management consultant and author said “Innovation is the specific instrument of entrepreneurship… the act that endows resources with a new capacity...
David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell (2)
This is the second part of the post about the book by Malcolm Gladwell, David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants
Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking (2)
In Blink Gladwell discusses how people’s subconscious strongly influence their decisions. We like to believe that we make decisions based on reason, but more often than we think, our decisions are based on snap judgments.
Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
Blink explores the connection between psychological and neurological research and human intuition. In Blink Gladwell discuss how people’s subconscious strongly influence their decisions.
The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Law of Navigation (#4)
The Law of Navigation is the 4th of The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership by John Maxwell. It is about the importance of planning ahead and control direction.
Getting to Yes: Book ReviewWhat is the best way to deal with differences? “Like it or not, you are a negotiator. Negotiation is a fact of life. Everyone negotiates something every day. Negotiating is a basic means of getting what you want from others.” Getting to Yes: Negotiating...
The Lean Startup by Eric Ries: Book ReviewThe Lean Startup by Eric Ries: Book Review The Lean Startup by Eric Ries is an excellent introduction to the lean startup concepts and movement. I have been involved in a few very small startups, nothing that ever made or will ever made the headlines, but I enjoyed...
Start with Why by Simon Sinek: Book Review
Why certain leaders or companies are successful, and others are not? Because “people don’t buy what you do; they buy why you do it.”
Book Review: The Tipping Point by Malcolm GladwellThe Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell The Tipping Point, by Malcolm Gladwell, is a fascinating book. It was first mentioned to me by a coworker and I decided to read it. After reading the Tipping Point, I then went ahead and read also two other Gladwell’s book, Blink...
Talk Like Ted by Carmine Gallo
Talk Like Ted by Carmine Gallo