Draw to win : a crash course on how to lead, sell, and innovate with your visual mind (book)

Author: Dan Roam Thirty-two thousand years ago, your many-times-great-grandparents Oog and Aag drew pictures on the wall of a cave. They had an innate need to communicate, but no written language. So they found an easy and natural way to share their thoughts and stories. Today, after so many years when speaking and writing dominated, … Read more

Leadership Presence (ebook)

Author: Harvard Business Review Many leaders consider “executive presence” a make-or-break factor in high-powered promotions. But what is this elusive quality, and how do you develop it? This book explains how to build the charisma, confidence, and decisiveness that top leaders project. Whether you’re delivering a critical presentation or managing a hectic meeting, you’ll be … Read more

The leadership contract field guide : the personal roadmap to becoming a truly accountable leader (book)

Author: Vince Molinaro The Leadership Contract Field Guide provides a practical blueprint for implementing the Leadership Contract. Reading is one thing, but new ideas cannot be useful until they are put into practice so now it is time to commit. Review the major tenets of great leadership, internalize them, and look around at your organization; … Read more

HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Women and Leadership (with bonus article “Sheryl Sandberg: The HBR Interview”) (ebook)

Author: Harvard Business Review What will it take to create a more gender-balanced workplace? If you read nothing else on leadership and gender at work, read these 10 articles by experts in the field. We’ve combed through hundreds of articles in the Harvard Business Review archive and selected the most important ones to help you … Read more

Women’s panel says it’s fed up with women-only panels and wants more men

Women business leaders have said Australia must move beyond segregated “women in startups” events and that the country should push for stronger investmentĀ in female-led businesses while drawing more male founders into the conversation. At a panel during Melbourne startup festival Pause Fest on Wednesday, entrepreneurs including cryptocurrency startup Liven co-founder Grace Wong and co-founder of … Read more

Business chemistry : practical magic for crafting powerful work relationships (book)

Authors: Kim Christfort and Suzanne Vickberg Based on extensive research and analytics, plus years of proven success in the field, the Business Chemistry framework provides a simple yet powerful way to identify meaningful differences between people’s working styles. Who seeks possibilities and who seeks stability? Who values challenge and who values connection? Business Chemistry will … Read more

The leadership lab : understanding leadership in the 21st century (book)

Authors: Chris Lewis and Pippa Malmgren How can today’s business leaders keep up with seismic geopolitical and economic shifts that include Brexit, inflation and the unseating of traditional political powers, and what do these mean for their own leadership narratives? In this book, bestselling author Chris Lewis and superstar megatrends analyst Dr Pippa Malmgren help … Read more

Impromptu : leading in the moment (book)

Author: Judith Humphrey Impromptu shows leaders how to think on their feet and respond eloquently in every situation. Never have there been so many opportunities to inspire and influence in everyday situations — elevator chats, corridor conversations, networking gatherings, meetings, and ceremonial events. Indeed, today the most iconic leadership moments are spontaneous, spur-of-the-moment events that … Read more

Leadership Your Way : Play the Hand You’re Dealt and Win (ebook)

Author: Kim Krisco This book provides a clear, transformational framework for managers to take advantage of their innate leadership style. Kim Krisco encourages authenticity above all else, rather than operating according to rules which may be more suited for different personality types. He describes four distinct personalities and shows how they apply to ten common … Read more

The Insightful Leader : Find Your Leadership Superpowers, Crush Limiting Beliefs, and Abolish Self-Sabotaging Behaviors (ebook)

Author: Carlann Fergusson Traditional leadership coaching asks leaders to substitute ineffective behaviors with alternatives, without addressing the underlying internal beliefs that reinforce the old behaviors. After months of successfully trying to change, a leader may suddenly face stressors at work–a looming deadline or a difficult negotiation–that trigger counterproductive behavior, resulting in guilt, shame, and frustration. … Read more