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The speed of trust : the one thing that changes everything - Covey, Stephen M. R.

Summary: This book challenges our age-old assumption that trust is merely a soft, social virtue, and instead demonstrates that it is a hard-edged, economic driver--a learnable and measurable skill that...

Good to great : why some companies make the leap, and others don't - Collins, James C. (James Charles), 1958-

Summary: The author uses his research on the Fortune 500 to create a blueprint for turning good companies into spectacular ones.

Contents: Good is the enemy of great -- Level 5 leadership -- First who--then what -- Confront the brutal facts (yet never lose faith) -- The hedgehog concept (simplicity within the three circles) -- A...

Blue ocean strategy : how to create uncontested market space and make the competition irrelevant - Kim, W. Chan.

Summary: In a book that challenges everything you thought you knew about the requirements for strategic success, Kim and Mauborgne argue that cutthroat competition results in nothing but a bloody red ocean...

Contents: Creating blue oceans -- Analytical tools and frameworks -- Reconstruct market boundaries -- Focus on the big picture, not the numbers -- Reach beyond existing demand -- Get the strategic sequence...

Great by choice : uncertainty, chaos, and luck : why some thrive despite them all - Collins, James C. (James Charles), 1958-

Summary: Enumerates the principles for building a truly great enterprise in unpredictable, tumultuous and fast-moving times.

Contents: Thriving in uncertainty -- 10xers -- 20 Mile march -- Fire bullets, then cannonballs -- Leading above the death line -- SMaC -- Return on luck -- Epilogue: great by choice -- Frequently asked...

Liquid leadership : from Woodstock to Wikipedia : multigenerational management ideas that are changing the way we run things - Szollose, Brad.

Contents: 1st law : a liquid leader places people first -- 2nd law : a liquid leader cultivates an environment where it is free and safe to tell the truth -- 3rd law : a liquid leader nurtures a creative...

Predictable success : getting your organization on the growth track--and keeping it there - McKeown, Les (John Leslie), 1956-

Summary: Presents advice on ways to inspire confidence in management and achieve lasting success in an organization.

Getting to yes : negotiating agreement without giving in - Fisher, Roger, 1922-

Summary: "Since it was first published in 1981 Getting to Yes has become a central book in the Business Canon: the key text on the psychology of negotiation. Its message of "principled...

Delivering happiness : a path to profits, passion, and purpose - Hsieh, Tony.

Summary: Tony Hsieh--the widely-admired CEO of on-line shoe retailer, Zappos--explains how he created a unique culture and commitment to service that aims to improve the lives of its employees, customers,...

Contents: In search of profits -- You win some, you lose some -- Diversify -- Concentrate your position -- Platform for growth : brand, culture, pipeline -- Taking it to the next level -- End game.

Primal leadership : unleashing the power of emotional intelligence - Goleman, Daniel.

Summary: This is the book that established "emotional intelligence" in the business lexicon--and made it a necessary skill for leaders. Managers and professionals across the globe have embraced Primal...

Lovemarks : the future beyond brands - Roberts, Kevin, 1949-

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