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  1. New Briefing

    Nudge

    Author: Richard H. Thaler Cass R. Sunstein

    Published in:12/6/2022

    Nudge is about choices—how we make them and how we're led to make better ones. Authors Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein offer a new perspective on how to prevent the countless bad mistakes we make in our lives—including ill-advised personal investments, consumption of unhealthy foods, neglect of our natural ...More...

  2. New Briefing

    Reader, Come Home

    Author: Maryanne Wolf

    Published in:12/1/2022

    Learning how to read was a profound cultural and cognitive shift in the history of human beings. Reading has the capacity of changing the course of one’s life. Most of us know how to read, and thanks to recent research and books, like Maryanne Wolf’s Proust and the Squid, how the ...More...

  3. New Briefing

    We Don’t Make Widgets

    Author: Ken Miller

    Published in:11/22/2022

    What we believe about government—that we don’t make widgets, that we don’t have customers, and that we’re not here to make a profit—all feed the bigger myth: that we’re different. We Don’t Make Widgets explodes the myths that prevent dramatic improvement in government operations. The aim of this book is to ...More...

  4. New Briefing

    Measure What Matters

    Author: John Doerr

    Published in:11/15/2022

    In Measure What Matters, Doerr shares a broad range of first-person, behind-the-scenes case studies, with narrators including Bono and Bill Gates, to demonstrate the focus, agility, and explosive growth that OKRs have spurred at so many great organizations. This book will help a new generation of leaders capture the same magic. ...More...

  5. Drawing on improvisation training, theater, and storytelling techniques from a life of acting, and with insights from recent scientific studies, Alan Alda describes ways we can build empathy, nurture our innate mind-reading abilities, and improve the way we relate and talk with others. Exploring empathy-boosting games and exercises, If I Understood You ...More...

  6. New Briefing

    The Home Edit Life

    Author: Clea Shearer

    Published in:10/26/2022

    The book does not just address those who like to arrange things in their spare time, but also those who want to arrange things but do not have enough time to do so. In a nutshell, the book is dedicated to whoever feels unhappy about what they have.  ...More...

  7. New Briefing

    Tactical LinkedIn® Secrets

    Author: David Cobb

    Published in:9/29/2022

    Tactical LinkedIn Secrets will teach you to stand out and gain competitive dominance in your marketing place. The advice and knowledge provided will prepare you with what I coin as, “arrows for your digital quiver.” Your quiver is an assemblage of tools for you to apply and optimize.   ...More...

  8. New Briefing

    The Whole Body Reset

    Author: Stephen Perrine Heidi Skolnik

    Published in:9/14/2022

    First and foremost, this is NOT a diet book. This book doesn’t aim to teach you how to count your calorie intake or how often you should fast. It’s not a low-carb or low-fat program. This is a book about using a life-changing strategy that if followed, you will lose more ...More...

  9. From the world’s leading thinker on innovation and New York Times bestselling author of The Innovator’s Dilemma, Clayton M. Christensen, comes an unconventional book of inspiration and wisdom for achieving a fulfilling life. Christensen’s The Innovator’s Dilemma, notably the only business book that Apple’s Steve Jobs said “deeply influenced” him, is ...More...

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