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The Person You Mean to Be: How Good People Fight Bias

Dolly Chugh · HarperBusiness
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Foreword by Laszlo Bock, the bestselling author of Work Rules! and former Senior Vice President of People Operations at Google

An inspiring guide from Dolly Chugh, an award-winning social psychologist at the New York University Stern School of Business, on how to confront difficult...

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Conflicted: How Productive Disagreements Lead to Better Outcomes

Ian Leslie

Drawing on advice from the world's leading experts on conflict and communication - from relationship scientists to hostage negotiators to diplomats - Ian Leslie, a columnist for the New Statesman, shows us how to transform the heat of conflict, disagreement and argument into th

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A World Without Email: Reimagining Work in an Age of Communication Overload

Cal Newport · Portfolio
Format: Hardcover

Modern knowledge workers communicate constantly. Their days are defined by a relentless barrage of incoming messages and back-and-forth digital conversations--a state of constant, anxious chatter in which nobody can disconnect, and so nobody has the cognitive bandwidth to perform substantive...
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The Attributes: 25 Hidden Drivers of Optimal Performance

Rich Diviney
Format: Hardcover

During his twenty years as a Navy officer and SEAL, Rich Diviney was intimately involved in a specialized SEAL selection process, which whittled a group of hundreds of extraordinary candidates down to a handful of the most elite performers. Diviney was often surprised by which candidates...
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Humor, Seriously: Why Humor Is a Secret Weapon in Business and Life

Jennifer Aaker · Currency
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Working professionals have fallen off a humor cliff. In fact, around the time we enter the workforce, the number of times we laugh and smile on an average day statistically starts to plummet. And yet, research shows that humor is one of the most powerful tools we have for accomplishing...
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Just Work: Get Sh*t Done, Fast & Fair

Kim Scott · St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

We -- all of us -- consistently exclude, underestimate, and underutilize huge numbers of people in the workforce even as we include, overestimate, and promote others, often beyond their level of competence. Not only is this immoral and unjust, it's bad for business. Just Work is the solution.Just...
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Working Backwards: Insights, Stories, and Secrets from Inside Amazon

Colin Bryar · St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

Colin started at Amazon in 1998; Bill joined in 1999. In Working Backwards, these two long-serving Amazon executives reveal and codify the principles and practices that drive the success of one of the most extraordinary companies the world has ever known. With twenty-seven years of Amazon...
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Made in China: A Prisoner, an SOS Letter, and the Hidden Cost of America's Cheap Goods

Amelia Pang
Format: Hardcover

In 2012, an Oregon mother named Julie Keith opened up a package of Halloween decorations. The cheap foam headstones had been $5 at Kmart, too good a deal to pass up. But when she opened the box, something fell out that she wasn't expecting: an SOS letter, handwritten in broken English...
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Hot Seat: What I Learned Leading a Great American Company

Jeff Immelt · Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

In September 2001, Jeff Immelt replaced the most famous CEO in history, Jack Welch, at the helm of General Electric. Less than a week into his tenure, the 9/11 terrorist attacks shook the nation, and the company, to its core. GE was connected to nearly every part of the tragedy - GE-financed...
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Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don't Know

Adam Grant
Format: Hardcover

Intelligence is usually seen as the ability to think and learn, but in a rapidly changing world, there's another set of cognitive skills that might matter more: the ability to rethink and unlearn. In our daily lives, too many of us favor the comfort of conviction over the discomfort...
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