Art Petty and Wally Bock take on the topic of "books about thinking" in this episode of the Leadership and Management Book Talk podcast.
We like routines, and those have been put on hold—some likely forever. A new normal will emerge, and much of it won’t feel like the old normal. That's disorienting and can leave many of us swirling. Here are six ideas to help you reset and stop the swirl:
The world of business lost a giant thinker recently, who by all accounts was a fabulous person. I'm referencing Harvard's Clayton Christensen, perhaps best known for his thinking and books focused on The Innovator's Dilemma. Wally Bock and I connected on the latest episode of our podcast to talk about Christensen and his books.
In my professional travels, I encounter a large number of individuals who express extreme frustration with their working lives. Many of them admit this state of unsettledness creeps into their personal lives, sowing stress and strain along the way. While some situations are generally rotten, in many instances, it is possible to counteract a sense of powerlessness by reframing your situation and acting differently. Here are five ideas to help you regain control:
Our focus for this episode turns to business books we read over and over again. Wally Bock and I each share two different books and make a case for why they are important parts of our libraries and of our thinking.
There’s no other program quite like this for experienced managers striving to level-up, with the mix of topics, guest experts, coaching, e-learning, and development support. Our Winter 2020 Cohort kicks off Wednesday, January 15, 2020, however, there's still time to join.
For each of us to truly accelerate learning, we have to fight the inertia of the routines that dominate our lives. Learning demands effort, much like exercise. It’s time to renew your membership to your mental gym.
For this episode, the focus is on biography. Specifically, we each selected two of our favorite biographies and offer reasons why these are fabulous reads for anyone open to learning from inspirational characters.
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There's a lot of negative spin about the role of managing from the middle, mostly perpetuated by individuals who feel over-worked, under-paid, and under-appreciated. That's too bad because, with the proper frame-shift, you might recognize managing from the middle is filled with opportunities to create, guide, develop, and frankly have a little fun.