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A change is gonna come
Navigating an asymmetrical recovery • Shock waves from the pandemic show no sign of letting up—and businesses need to plan accordingly.
What it means to be a “human” leader • There are many types of CEOs. But in a post-pandemic world, those who connect with their staff on a personal level will be the ones who thrive.
Super Coffee’s high-energy disruption • CEO Jim DeCicco explains how the ready-to-drink coffee startup is eliminating sugar, doubling down on purpose, and fueling growth.
Leading under pressure • To control the anxiety produced by moments of intense pressure, first step back and analyze the stakes.
Five ways to avoid the pitfalls of binary decisions • Before you decide, check how the question is framed to ensure you have all the information you need and have considered all your options.
Doing the right deals • How corporate leaders can avoid value-destroying M&A.
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The world is spiky, not flat • The era of exponential technologies will reshape business by inverting traditional ideas of globalization and changing industries and their supply chains.
To build trust with employees, be consistent • Leaders who want to avoid a retention and recruitment crisis need to walk the talk on culture.
SEVEN IMPERATIVES FOR MOVING BEYOND DIGITAL • Drawing on research of transformative companies, PwC authors recommend ways that executive teams can disrupt themselves and become leaders in the digital age.
The data and technology imperative
A NEW ROLE FOR BUSINESS LEADERS: MORAL INTEGRATOR • With stakeholders and shareholders vying for attention, CEOs need to develop a new kind of ethical leadership to build trust in society and deliver results.
REACHING YOUR FULL CLOUD POTENTIAL • Few companies are harnessing the full power of the cloud to catalyze innovation and digital transformation. Business leaders can change the game by paying careful attention to seven mission-critical factors.
DESIGNING A BETTER MEETING • With the right activities and tools, you can lead engaging discussions that result in decisions, commitment, and action.
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OLD MAN AND THE C-SUITE • Tom Peters’s Excellence Now exhorts leaders to focus on the needs of people.
Digital Body Language: How to Build Trust and Connection, No Matter the Distance
The Conversation: How Seeking and Speaking the Truth about Racism Can Radically Transform Individuals and Organizations
AN UNSTOPPABLE FORCE • The best business history of 2021 tells the remarkable tale of a Holocaust survivor who built a fortune in the postwar United States.
Unraveled: The Life and Death of a Garment
Fulfillment: Winning and Losing in One-Click America
RIGHT OUT IN THE OPEN • In Open Strategy, four professors explain how to tap into the power of people when developing and implementing a company’s path forward.
Better, Simpler Strategy: A Value-Based Guide to Exceptional Performance
Love as a Business Strategy: Resilience, Belonging, and Success
THE PANDEMIC REWRITES GEOPOLITICS • In Shutdown, the best economics book of 2021, historian Adam Tooze looks back at a terrifying time and ahead to even greater challenges.
Mission Economy: A Moonshot Guide...