Monthly Archives: March 2019 Back

The messy middle : finding your way through the hardest and most crucial part of any bold venture (book)

Author: Scott Belsky While most books and press focus on the more sensational moments of creation and conclusion, The Messy Middle argues that the real key to success is how you navigate the ups-and-downs after initial investment is secured. It will give you all the insights you need to build and optimize your team, improve … Read more

Trailblazers : Leadership Lessons from 12 Pioneers Who Beat the Odds and Influenced Millions (ebook)

Authors: Tony Rubleski and Dave Liniger Trailblazers reveals how leaders develop and move markets when others say it’s impossible. Readers discover what twelve very different, yet highly successful, leaders did to achieve massive global success despite encountering countless setbacks, adversity, and critics during their journeys. Based on in-depth, recorded interviews, their stories are not only … Read more

Winging it : Stop thinking, start doing : why action beats planning every time (book)

Author: Emma Isaacs CEO and entrepreneur Emma Isaacs forgot to draw up her life plan, and she doesn’t have a list of five-year goals. She doesn’t believe in work/life balance – after all she has five children and heads up Business Chicks, Australia’s largest community for women. Like Sheryl Sandberg, who told us to ‘lean … Read more

The Battle to Do Good : Inside McDonald’s Sustainability Journey (ebook)

Author: Bob Langert In this book, former McDonald’s executive Bob Langert takes readers on a behind-the-scenes eye witness account of the mega brand’s battle to address numerous societal hot-button issues, such as packaging, waste, recycling, obesity, deforestation, and animal welfare. From the late 80s, McDonald’s landed smack in the middle of one contentious issue after … Read more

Disrupt : 100 lessons in business innovation (book)

Author: James Bidwell Compiled by Springwise, the global innovation discovery engine, Disrupt! explains and highlights the best, most disruptive and most useful innovation ideas of the 21st Century, and shows which themes underpin their success and which ideas can best be used to drive creativity in your workplace, office or industry. This attractively designed book … Read more

The Greenhouse Approach : Cultivating Deliberate Innovation in Organizations (ebook)

Author: Chitra Anand To succeed, modern businesses need to foster the creativity of their staff; they need to provide an environment that promotes constant innovation. Intrapreneurship, which harnesses the entrepreneurial drive within an existing organization to foster new ideas and creative thinking, gives companies the problem-solving edge to succeed in an ever-changing world. To stay … Read more