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The Genius Machine

THE GENIUS MACHINE: The 11 Steps That Turn Raw Ideas Into Brilliance Gerald Sindell Published by New World Library ISBN: 9781577316503 Gerald Sindell, a former movie producer turned writer, explains in eleven exquisite steps how to turn your ideas into something tangible. The Genius Machine: The Eleven Steps That Turn Raw Ideas into Brilliance is a great book for every entrepreneur to read! Some of his statements may seem trite and full of...

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The Rules of Work

THE RULES OF WORK: A Definitive Code for Personal Success Expanded Edition Richard Templar Published by FT Press ISBN: 9780137072064 Every aspect of life has a set of rules and the workplace is no different. Instead of thinking that these “rules” set restrictive boundaries, the author wants you to learn how to get more out of your skills and talents. This book doesn’t really tell us anything we do not know, rather it explains...

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Present Your Way To The Top

Present You Way To The Top, David J. Dempsey, JD, McGraw Hill 2010, 9780071739948. What steps do you take to get ready for a presentation? Do you go out of the way to avoid speaking publicly? If you answered with such responses as, “I wait to the last minute,” or “I’d rather have a root canal than speak in public,” then perhaps a thorough read of Dempsey’s book would be a good first step! I have had friends...

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The Other Side of Innovation

The Other Side of Innovation

Have you ever worked for a company that spent so much time, effort, and money on seeking “breakthrough” ideas that everyone was spent and couldn’t execute? Then, after a brief respite, they’re off to repeat the same cycle again. Ever seeking that holy grail while under the misguided notion that innovation is synonymous with creativity. In THE OTHER SIDE OF INNOVATION by Vijay Govindarajan and Chris Trimble, you’ll...

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Pay Attention!

I just finished reading PAY ATTENTION!: How to Listen, Respond, and Profit From Customer Feedback written by Ann Thomas and Jill Applegate. Every business owner and manager should pick up a copy and read this! Social media has made such an impact in how we handle customer feedback. According to the authors, “Negative service experiences spread like wildfire, even without the aid of technology. When we feel disrespected, talked down to,...

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