Posts Tagged ‘Culture’

Review: “Recruit Rockstars”

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Hyman built his recruiting expertise through creating four companies, working for two global executive search firms, and hiring over 3,000 people. Hyman shares that knowledge in his new book Recruit Rockstars, which has drawn praise from business icons like…

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Review: “Powerful”

Who would have guessed that a PowerPoint presentation could be interesting enough to garner over 16 million views? Shockingly, Netflix achieved that feat with their now-famous “culture deck”…

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Review: “Principles: Life and Work”

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Bridgewater founder Ray Dalio is one of the 100 richest men in the world, according to Forbes magazine. In Principles: Life and Work, Dalio shares the principles that have led to his success. Told with raw honesty and enlightening examples, Principles is a fascinating look at…

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Review: “The Everything Store”

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Amazon is arguably the most fascinating company in the world. In The Everything Store, journalist Brad Stone pulls back the curtain to reveal interesting details about the company’s founding and the customer obsession of its founder. You’ll learn what drives CEO Jeff Bezos and how he came to lead…

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Review: “Work Rules!”

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Work Rules! is a bible for recruiters, HR managers, and executives. I realized how good this book was when I recommended it to our company recruiter and he told me that he had already read it twice…

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Review: “Fix It”

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I was honored to receive an advance copy of Fix It, which comes out on May 31st. When I cracked open the book, I was a bit skeptical about the “choose your own adventure” format employed by the authors, but the format worked really well. Fix It provides practical, actionable ideas that I’ve already begun..

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Review: “Creativity, Inc.”

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Creativity, Inc. is packed with tips for how to breed innovation and employee autonomy in any company. Ed Catmull, President of Pixar Animation and Disney Animation, pulls back the covers to reveal how Disney and Pixar foster a healthy culture of creativity by…

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Review: “All In”

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All In is a great primer for how to create an amazing culture in your company. It is full of great reminders for how to keep your team engaged and aligned to company values. As I read All In, I evaluated my company against the leadership traits and practices described…

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