Daniel Pink explores how to become the master of your when. He starts this book by describing the fluctuations of our mood during the day. There is a peak, a trough, and a rebound. In the peaks—which for most of us is in the morning—we are at our sharpest. This …
He would be 34 today. But my little brother, Hillton, died of suicide eight years ago. I keep a note from him in my office along with this silly little coconut pirate that he loved. Growing up he felt like he didn’t belong because he was the only blonde-hair in …
Dan Pink shows that persuasion is critical to our survival in To Sell is Human. Selling is moving others. We move others by convincing them of our ideas, influencing them to follow our strategies, or persuading them to help on our projects. We are all in sales, even if we are not convincing someone to make a purchase.
This is a study from 80,000 managers. The best managers exist to serve their employees. They lead by exception and emphasize strengths over weaknesses,
Start With Why by Simon Sinek explains how to motivate yourself and others through asking why first.
Made to Stick explains how to make your ideas compelling by stories.
The Formula explains success by analyzing data.