“Building Trust and Commitment on Your Team” By Dan Appleman “Be Trustworthy” If you are trustworthy, then you will earn rust. “Tell the truth” You don’t have to tell everything all the time. There are times that it’s illegal to reveal some information, such as insider financial information. This means that if you are able […]
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“The Leadership Pipeline: How to build the leadership powered company” By Ram Charan, Stephen Drotter, James Noel Unless you work in HR, I would NOT recommend this book to most people. I do not find much information that can help me to grow my leadership/management skills. Specifically, it does not cover how to enhance leadership/management […]
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“Applied Empathy: The New Language of Leadership” By Michael Ventura “Empathy is about understanding. Empathy lets us see the world from other points of view and helps us from insights that can lead us to new and better ways of thinking, being, and doing,” “For example, if I would to take ‘How can I build […]
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“The Dichotomy of Leadership: Balancing the Challenges of Extreme Ownership to Lead and Win” by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin “There are limitless dichotomies in leadership, and a leader must carefully balance between these opposite forces. But none are as difficult as this: to care deeply for each individual member of the team, while at […]
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“The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness” By Lolly Daskal “The problem is that one day, suddenly what once worked so well to propel their rise stops working. And the very same traits that had worked for them actually start working against them.” “What is the gap between who I am and […]
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“Win People Over: 75 Simple and Powerful Ways to Influence Anyone” By Karen Leong “‘Like most young children they also have an erratic attention span. We use trips to McDonald’s, the promise of a weekend trip to the beach, more pocket money… the usual stuff we all use to get them to study.’ A number of […]
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“Accelerate: Building and Scaling High Performing Technology Organizations” By Nicole Forsgren, PhD, Jez Humble, and Gene Kim “The key to successful change is measuring and understanding the right things with a focus on capabilities–not on maturaity.” “First, maturity models focus on helping an organization ‘arrive’ at a mature state and then declare themselves done with […]
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“The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups” By Daniel Coyle Negative archetypes: “the Jerk (an aggressive, defiant deviant), the Slacker (a withholder of effort), and the Downer (a depressive Eeyor type).” “Safety is not mere emotional weather but rather the foundation on which strong culture is built.” “Belonging cues possess three basic qualities:1. […]
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“Suddenly in Charge: Managing Up, Manage Down, Succeeding All Around” By Roberta Chinsky Matuson “Get as much detailed information as possible about your boss’s goals, strengths, weaknesses, and preferred working style and about the pressures on your boss.” “Make an honest self-appraisal about your own needs, objectives, strengths, weaknesses, and personal style.” “Armed with this […]
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“How to Work With And Lead People Not Like You: Practical Solutions For Today’s Diverse Workplace” By Kelly McDonald “When technology broken down the walls that separated us from people in other cities, states or countries, it created more opportunity for people from all walks of life to work together.” “On top of that, people […]
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